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net a holiday today. The mem
bers will not be required to meet
the president until January 2.
Boston, birthplace of patriot
ism, is all "het up" because ele
mentary schools have adopted an
Englishman's "patriotic reader."
Indianapolis federal attaches
attaches today commenced ar
rangement of evidence to be pre
sented to U. S. grand jury in
vestigating McNamara dynamit
Theodore Roosevelt will'not be
a guest at the peace banquet to be
held at Waldorf-Astoria, N. Y.,
next Saturday night, President
Taft, Andy Carnegie and Elbert
H. Gary will be the speakers.
The reason Roosevelt wont be
a guest is that he ain't invited.
General Bernardo Reyes, fa
mous general and statesman and
late bugaboo of the Madero ad
ministration, has surrendered
himself to the Mexican govern
Reyes was deserted by his
troops, and in surrendering, ad
mitted that the people we're not
with him in his desire for a revo
lution. "General Reyes will be brought
to Mexico City and treated with
all the leniency possible in the
case of a rebel who uncondition-
A ally throws down his arms.
. Physicians ascribe hemorrhage
of brain whifeh killed Arthur F.
Griffith, famous lightning calcula-,
tor, to the mathematical gymnas
tics to which he' had so long sub
jected his brain.
King Davis, negro who killed
Frederick A Schwab, of Fairfield,
Md., was taken from jail and shot
to death by mob.
Edw. Van Bever, Little Clear
Creek, Ky., ceelbrated his last
Christmas yesterday. He used
Have you t suffered from a
"spiritual hegira" yet? No?
Senator LaFollette, after hav
ing done his best to devastate
what Taft sentiment there may
be in Ohio, will begin whirlwind
campaign through Illinois at Chi
cago January 3.
Charles Francis Adams, Bos
ton, who -apparently is stuck on
himself because there have been
two presidents in his family, an
nounces that George Washington
was the punkest general that ever
Crown Prince Frederick Wil-'
liam, of Germany, ''is suffering
from throat disease caused by
smoking too many cigarettes.
Lucy Page Gaston, please note.
Is it possible that the real
reason Cossacks are butchering.
Persian women and children at
Resht is just because Russia is
peeved at Willie Randolph's
fierce attack on it?
James Whitcomb Riley has re
ceived more than 1,200 Christmas
messages of cheer and good will.
4 President Taft today issued an
executive order permitting Chris
tian Scientists to practice in the
Panama canal zone, a thing
hitherto forbidden by the Canal
Rev. J. H. Mueller, Sterling,
111., battered down doors of his
church, lighted candles on the