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jewel, cried with pleasure because
with it he was to recover the love of
the beloved woman and assure the
peace "of his kingdom.
"Give," he said to his Chief Stew
N ard, "give that wretch the bag of cop
per money which I promised him and
which he so well deserves."
' The hungry man gave bread to his
children for half a year and blessed
the kindness of the -king.
The widows of those who remained
in the abyss still mourn them.
A HOT FIGHT ON J
Washington, Aug. 19. Hope for a
vote on the labor exemption provision
of the Clayton anti-trust bill before
the adjournment of the senate tonight-
was expressed today.
A vigorous fight against the ex
emption on the ground that there
was no real demand for it, and that
it presented a very objectionable kind
of legislative discrimination, was re
newed by Senator Pomerene of Ohio.
GOVERNMENT? BUY BOATS'
Washington, Aug. 19. Govern
ment purchase of vessels required to
carry goods now waiting for market
on account of European war was
agreed upon as the best means of
meeting the present emergency at a
conference between the presidnt and
congrssional leaders today. A bill
will b drawn to meet the situation.
TAUGHT TO FIGHT BY GERMANS
The Japanese army is organized on
the German basis; German officers
have drilled the Japanese in methods
) of warfare; modern methods are fol-
' lowed and the latest mechanical in
ventions are used. But nearly all am
munition and arms now come from
Japanese arsenals and factories.
TURNIP DIET FOR BRITISHERS
London. The Royal Horticultural
Society calls on Englishmen! to sow
turnip seed in their front and back
yard immediately. Turnips sown now
will ripen before winter.
Washington, D. C. Federal inspec
tion of grain may be given if bill pro
posed by Sen. McCumber is passed.
Union City, Mich. Angered by re
jection, Willard Blanc, 25, Grand Rap
ids, Mich., murdered his sweetheart,
Fannie Lathrop. Cut her throat.
Posse on trail.
Springfield, III. Mystery surrounds
shooting of Miss Etha Capps and Fred
Cutler, married man. Bodies found in
rooming house. Police believe woman
shot Cutler and suicided.
Holland, Mich. Police Sergeant
Peter Fitzpatrick, Chicago, perhaps
fatally injured. Fell on crankshaft of
launch. Penetrated left" lung.
Portland, Me. Col. Roosevelt on
stumping tour. Attack on Wilson ad
ministration for repeal of bill giving
coastwise ships free use of canal his
Victoria, B. C. Grand Trunk Paci
fic steamer Prince Albert being
pounded on rocks in Chatham straits,
says wireless. Relief sent.
London. Algernon Trevor Sutton
took life after difficulty in cashing let
ters of credit. Resident of Carthage,
Mo. Had big property holding there.
Colon. First warships to go
through Panama Canal were U. S. '
Admiral Dewey and a Peruvian de
stroyer. o o
NOT ALL HOT BLOOD ON THE
Old age is not altogether forcoun
sel in this war. Most of the leaders
have passed that mark set by Dr.
Osier as the limit of usefulness. The
kaiser, at the front of his armies, is
55. General Joffre, the French commander-in-chief,
is 62. Earl Kitchen
er is 64, while Gen. Paul Pau Is near-
ing the eighties.
A man found drunk in Denmark is '
turned over to the care of a doctor
and the bill is sent to the proprietor
of-the last saloon visited by -the man."?.