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EDGEFIELD, S. C.
BRIEF NEWS NOTES
FORJE BUSY MAN
?HOST IMPORTANT EVENTS OP
THE PAST WEEK TOLD \H
WORLD'S NEWS EPITOMIZED
Complete Review of Happenings of
Greatest Interest From All
Parts of Warld.
On? hundred and lorty-eight new
basics, with aggregate capital of $10,
400,000, were organized in the ten
Souhtern states between January 15
and April 15 of this year. The new
Institutions, with their capitals, are
divided among the following states:
Alabama 15 banks, capital $1,605,000;
Florida, 10 banks, $43,000; Georgia,
ZS banks, $1,350,000; Kentucky, ll
banks, $450,000; Louisiana, 8 banks,
$210,000; Mississippi, 9 banks, $7S0,
000; North Carolina, 12 banks, $1,230/
OOO; South Carolina, 20 banks, $1,210,-1
OOO; Tennessee, IS banks, $2,330,000;
Virginia, 10 banks, $440,000.
All the old officers of the Confer
ence for Education in the South were
re-elected by the delegates attending
the annual convention in Jackson?
ville. Fla. The officers are: Robert
C. Ogden, New York, president; Wick
liffe Rose, Washington, vice presi
dent; William A. Blair, North Caro
lina, treasurer; P. P. Claxton, Ten
nessee, executive secretary. Members
cf the executive committee chosen
are: Joseph Cook, Mississippi; S. J.
Brooks, Texas; J. Barwell, Louisiana,
and A. A. Murphree, Florida.
Secretary MacVeagh, speaking be
fore the South Carolina Bankers' as
sociation in Summerville, S. C., made
a plea to the Southern states to break
from one-party mle and become bi
ipartisan in their politics for their own
i?ood. He declared it to be of fun
damental importance that any party
isoveraed nation should have two
available parties that the political
.life of all the people shall bs at
:its best. "Two parties with at least
fairly equal chances of governing are
required in the work of governing the
country, Doth locally and nationally,"
Hon. J. C. G roner, leader of the In
surgent Tennessee legislators, who
have been spending the past week in
Decatur and Birmingham, Ala., ar
rived in Knoxville, Tenn. He came
from Birmingham on account of sick
ness, ind is armed with a physician's
certificate stating that he is in no
condition to attend to his duties as
a legislator. Mr. Groner says the i
Insurgents are enjoying life in Ala
bama; that they intend to stick
Of all the methods adopted by the
Camorrist prisoners to excite sympa
thy or incite a riot, none surpassed
ta novelty and effectiveness that ot
Gaetno Esposito, who, at the end ot
a mad harangue, tore a glass eye
from his head and, hurling it at the
feet of the president, stampeded the
court. Then he fell in a faint, and
President Bianchi suspended the sit
ting. According to the state, Esposi
to, who is known as a usurer, is a
President Diax of Mexico ordered
the release of Edward H. Blatt and
Lawrence F. Converse, Americans,
who were arrested by the government
troops and imprisoned in Juarez. It
was asserted in defense of the men
that they were arrested on American
soil and taken into Mexico by force.
Against the advice of Superintend
ent Hotchkiss of the New York de
partment of insurance and of its
trustees, the Equitable Life Assur
ance society, by a vote of its board
of directors, elected William A. Day,
Ju Pierpont Morgan's candidate, to
succeed the late Paul Moiton as the
president of the society, at a salary
of $50,000 a year as against the $80,
?00 a year paid to Mr. Morton. No
vice president was chosen to succeed
Mr. Day. The board also went on
record in favor of mutualization.
The excitement caused in the Unit
ed States by the news that the re
ply of President Diaz to the demands
of President Tait was of a defiant
nature, brought a quick change on
the part of the Mexican government.
Dispatches telling of President Tafi's
refusal to be stampeded into an un
friendly act had much to do witn
moderating sentiments of President
(Diaz' advisers. General Madero's de
mand that President Diaz resign to
prevent an attack on Juarez was
greeted with derision in Mexico City.
Human flesh ls being s?ld in Man
churia, where the plague continues
to abate, according to advices brought
to Seattle, Wash., by the Japanese
steamship Kainakura, which departed
from Yokohama on March 28.
Martin W. Littleton of New York
?as been invited to address the Ten
nessee legislature and has accepted.
A contract was closed at Paducab.
Ky., by the Planters' Protective asso
ciation with the Italian Regie for C.OOO
hogsheads of tobacco at an average
price of ll 1-4 cents per pound. It
is one of the largest contracts ever
undertaken by the association.
Boston's lobster famine has been
broken by the arrival of the steamer
Boston from Yarmouth, X. 3., with
1,200 crates of the crustacean. The
catch off Nova Scotia :? reported suc
liundreds of persons are expected
to be disfranchised as tte result ol'
an investigation into vote-buying in
laurens county by the grand jury
sitting at Louisville, Ky. The inquiry
was ordered by Circuit Judge Hannah
This is tho tenth county in Kentucky
1n which such an investigation has
been ordered in the last month. Mere
Investigations will follow.
The Chase cotton mills in Burling
ton. Vt, will be shut down until busl
ness conditions improve.
Serving short measure in beer and
?he deception of the public by filling
glasses with a froth so as to form
what is popularly known as a "col
lar" has just been adjudged an of
fense punishable by imprisonment by
tte criminal court at Munich, Ger
many. The tenant of a beer house,
who was charged with defrauding the
public in this way, was sentenced to
six weeks in jail and a fine of $750,
and five of his waiters to terms of
from one to three weeks in jail. Pub
lic indignation led to the suit
Investigation of the charges made
recently at the Methodist conference
at Saratoga, N. Y., by Rev. O. R.
Miller of the New York Civic League,
that a two hundred and fifty thousand
dollar fund had Deen raised to force
a Sunday baseball bill through the
New York legislature, was concluded
by the senate committee on privileges
and elections. It is understood that
the senate committee will report to
the senate that no evidence has been
adduced to support the charge.
Many cotton mills in Fall River,
Mass., were shut down. Work will
be resumed every Monday morning,
but it is possible that most of the
coarse goods mills will continue on
a short time schedule, probably clos
ing Thursday night and reopening the
following Monday. Some of the com
panies, ?owever, will continue on
The formal launching of the boom
of Governor Judson Harmon of Ohio
for the presidency took place in the
rooms of Senator Pomerene of Ohio
in the senate office building. Sena
tor Pomerene sent out a call to all
the 16 Democratic congressmen from
Ohio to attend the meeting to dis
cuss the outlook and devise ways and
means of promoting Mr. Harmon's
chances. All members of the Ohio
? socratic delegation were present,
! and it was stated by those friendly
that a unanimous declaration in his
favor will be made, probably next
week. The majority of the congress
men said they believed that Champ
Clark, rather than Woodrow Wilson
would be the most formidable com
petitor for the nomination against
The Canadian reciprocity pact was
passed by the house by a vote of 269
to 89, all the Democrats except 10
voting for the measure. A majority
of the Republicans present and voting
voted against it, the number of repre
sentatives favoring being 67, while 78
Republicans and Aiken of New York,
a "black sheep,' were against it. To
Leader Underwood is due a large
share of credit for the successful
work. He displayed rare skill as the
Democratic floor leader and engineer
ed the bill to final passage with con
Former Speaker Joseph S. Cannon
held the floor of the house in oppo
sition to the Canadian reciprocity
agreement for three hours and in a
vigorous attack on President Taft'v
pet policy, insisted that the proposed
legislation was inimical to the farm
ers. The gentleman whom Henry
Watterson of Louisville, Ky., referred
to as "that magnificent old repro
bate" displayed his proverbial vigor
and powers of endurance under the
strain of three hours' continuous
The majority report of the ways
and means committee on the so-call
ed farmers' free list bill, submitted
to the house by Chairman Under
wood, is a merger of Democratic po
litical argument and an analysis of
the proposed duty exemptions. The
report shows that the bill would re
duce the tariff revenue $10,016,495,
based on the importations for the last
fiscal years, an amount desccribed as
inconsiderable in comparison with
the great saving from the additions
to the free list provided for."
The house committee on expendi
tures in the navy department, in its
inquiry, decided to request from Sec
retary Meyer information as to the
number of employes, the expense of
the department for the five-year pe
riod beginning with the Spanish
American war and for the past five
years. Later the committee propos
es to take up consideration of a navy
reorganization plan. Provision for in
creasing the officers and decreasing
general expenses of the staff to $2,
000,000 is made.
A proposition for an armistice
pending negotiations for a settlement
of Mexico's internal troubles was re
ceived by the department of foreign
relations from Washington, presum
ably from Dr. Vasquez Gomez. A
reply was returned, in which it was
indicated that the government looked
with favor upon the suggestion. The
armistice proposal appeared to be a
direct outgrowth of the battle of
Agua Prieta, and the cons?quent los3
of life and bodily injury occasioned
in Douglas by the fire from the Mexi
can side. It points specifically to the
dangers of international complications
which might follow a continuation of
President Taft feels that he has
done personally all that can be done
by a chief executive to control the
situation along the Mexican border.
He and his advisers believe that now
congress must say whether the situ
ation is grave enough to warrant in
tervention and its consequences.
Through the state department the ad
ministration played what might be re
garded as its last card. It reiterated
in no uncertain fashion the represen- .
tations made to Mexico a few days
ago, that affairs like that at Douglas
and Agua Prieta must not be repeat
"An invasion of Mexico designed
for a limited and temporary purposo
might be like touching a match to a
tinder house." Senator Bacon of
Georgia, ranking minority member of
the senate committee on foreign re
lations, thus epitomized the sentiment
cf leaders or both parties in tho two
branches of congress. While recog
nizing the gravity of the situation in
Mexico, congress is satisfied that the
president is doing everything that can
be done under the circumstances and
nowhere is there seen the slightest
disposition to embarrass him or his
James Wilson or Jimmy as he ls called
by his friends. Jimmy was rotund and
looked shorter than he really was. His
ambition In life was to be taken seriously,
but people steadily refused to do so. his
art ls considered a huge Joke, except to
himself, if he asked people to dinner ev
eryone expected a frolic. Jimmy marries
Bella Knowles; they live together a year
and are divorced. Jimmy's friends ar
range to celebrate the first anniversary
of his divorce. Those who attend the
Party are Miss Katherine McNair, who
every one callB Kit Mr. and Mrs. Dallas
Brown, the Misses Mercer. Maxwell Reed
and a Mr. Thomas Harbison, a South
American civil engineer. The party ls In
full swing when Jimmy receives a tele
gram from his Aunt Selina, who will ar
rive In four hours to visit him and his
wife. Jimmy gets his funds from Aunt
Selina and after he marries she doubles
his allowance. He neglects to tell her of
his divorce, as she is opposed to lt. Jim
my takes Kit into his confidence, he tries
to devise some way so that his aunt will
not learn that he has no longer a wife.
He suggests that Kit play the hostess for
one night, be Mrs. Wilson pro tem. Kit
refuses, but is finely prevailed upon to
act the part. Aunt Selina arrives and the
deception works out as planned, as she
had never seen Jim's wife.
CHAPTER III. (Continued.)
"It might be scarlet fever," Max
broke in cheerfully. "I say, scarlet
fever on a Mongolian-what color
would he be, Jimmy? . What do yel
low and red make? Green?"
"Orange," Jim said shortly. "I wish,
you people would, remember that we
are trying to eat"
The fact was, however, that no one
was really eating, except Mr. Harbi
son, who had given up trying to un
derstand us, considering, no doubt,
our subdued excitement as our nor
mal condition. Ages afterward I
learned that he thought my face al
most Iragie that night, and that he
supposed, from the way I glared
across the table, that I had quarreled
with my husband!
."I am afraid you are not well," he
said at last, noticing my food un
touched on my plate. "We should
not have come, any of us."
"I am perfectly well," 1 replied fe
verishly. "I am never ill. I-I ate a
He glanced at me keenly. "Don't
let them' stay and play bridge to
night," he urged. "Miss Caruthers can
be an excuse, can she not? And you
are really fagged. You look it."
"I think it is only ill humor," I
said, looking directly at him. "I am
angry at myself. I have done some
thing silly, and I hate to be silly."
Max would have said "Impossible,"
or something else trite. The Harbi
son man looked at me with interested,
"Is it too late to undo it?" he asked.
And then and there I determined that
he should never know the truth. He
could go back to South America and
build bridges and make love to the
Spanish girls (or are they Spanish
down there?) and think of me always
as a married woman, married to a
dilettante artist, inclined to be stout
-the artist, not I-and with an Aunt
Selina Caruthers who made buttons
and believed in the Cause. But never,
never should he think of me as a silly
little fool who pj'etended that she was
the other man's wife and bad a lump
in her throat because when a really
nice man came along, a man who
knew something more than polo and
motors, she had to carry on the decep
tion to keep his respect, and be se
date and matronly, and see him
change from perfectly open admira
tion at first to a hands-off-she-is-my
host's-wife attitude at last.
"It can never be undone," I said
Well, that's the picture as nearly as
I can draw it; a round table with a
low centerpiece of orc?ids in laven
ders, and pink, old silver candlesticks
with filigree shades against the som
ber wainscoting; nine people, two of
them unhappy-Jim and I; one of
them complacent-Aunt Selina; one
puzzled-Mr. Harbison; and the rest
hysterically mirthful. Add one sick
Japanese butler and grind in the mills
of the gods.
Every one promptly forgot Takahiro
in the excitement of the game we
were all playipg. Finally, however.
Aunt Selina, who seemed to have Ta
kahiro on her mind, looked up from
"That Jap was speckled," she as
serted. "I wouldn't be surprised If it's
measles. Has he been sniffling,
"Has he been sniffling?" Jim threw
across at me.
"I hadn't noticed it," I said meekly,
while the others choXed.
Max came to the rescue. "She re
fused to eat it," he explained, dis
tinctly and to everybody, apropos ab
solutely of nothing. "It said on the
box, 'ready cooked and predigested.'
She declared she didn't care who
cooked it, but she wanted to know
who predigested it."
As every one wanted to laugh, every
one did it then, and under cover of
the noise I caught Anne's eye, and we
left the dining room. The men stayed,
and by the very flrmnees with which
the door closed behind us, I knew
that Dallas and Max were bringing
out the bottles that Takahiro had hid
den. I was seething. When Aunt
Selina indicated a desire to go over
the house (it was natural that she
should want to: It was her house, in
a way) I excused myself for a minute
and flew back to the dining room.
It was as I had expected. Jim
hadn't cheered perceptibly, and the
rest were patting him on the back,
and pouring things out for him, and
saying, "Poor old Jim" in the most
maddening way. And the Harbison
man was looking more and more puz
zled, and not at all hilarious.
I descended on them like a thunder
"That's it!" I cried shrewishly, with
my back against the door. "Leave
her to me. all of you, and pat each
other on the back, and say it's gene
splendidly! Oh, I know you, every
one!" Mr. Harbison got up and
pulled out a chair, but I couldn't sit;
I folded my arms on the back. "After
a while, I suppose, you'll slip upstairs,
the four of you, and have your game."
They looked guilty. "But I will block
that right now. I am going to stay
-here. If Aunt Selina wants me, she
can find me-here!"
The first Indication those men had
that Mr. Harbison didn't know the
state of affairs was when he turned
and faced them.
"Mrs. Wilson Is quite right," he
said gravely. "We're a selfish lot If
Miss Caruthers is a responsibility, let
us share her."
"To arms!" Jim said, with an affec
tatton of lightness, as they put their
glasses down, and threw open the
door. Dal's retort, "Whose?" was lost
in the confusion, and we went into the
library. On the way Dallas managed
to speak to me.
"If Harbison doesn't know, dont
tell bim," he said In an undertone.
"He's a queer duck, In some ways;
he mightn't think lt funny."
"Funny," I choked. "It's the least
funny thing I ever experienced. De
ceiving that Harbison man isn't so
bad-he thinks me crazy, anyhow.
He's boen staring his eyes out at
"I don't wonder. You're lovely to
night, Kit, and you look like a vixen."
"But to deceive that harmless old
lady-well, thank goodness, it's nine,
and she leaves in an hour or so."
But she didn't And that's the story.
The Door Was Closed.
It was Infuriating to see how much
enjoyment every one but Jim and my
self got out of the situation. They
-'That's lt!" I Cr
howled with mirth over the feeblest
jokes, and when Max told a story
without any point whatever, they all
had hysteria. Immediately after din
ner Aunt Selina had begun on the
family connection again, and after two
bad breaks on my part, Jim offered
to show her the house. The Mercer
girls trailed along, unwilling to lose
any of the possibilities. They said
afterward that it was terrible: She
went into all the closets, and ran her
hand over the tops of doors and kept
getting grimmer and grimmer. In
the studio they came across a lifo
study Jim was doing and she shut
her eyes and made the girls go out
while be covered it with a drapery.
Lollie! Who did the Bacchante dance
at three benefits last winter and was
learning a new one called "Eve!"
When they heard Aunt Selina on
the second floor, Anne, Dal and Max
sneaked up to the studio for cigarettes,
which left Mr. Harbison to me. I was
in the den, sitting in a low chair by
the wood fire when he came In. He
hesitated In the doorway.
"Would you prefer being alone, or
may I come in?" he asked. "Don't
mind being frank. I know you are
"I have a headache, and I am sulk
ing," I said unpleasantly, "but at
least I am not actively venomous.
So he came and sat down across
the hearth from me, and neither of us
said anything. The firelight flickered
over the room, bringing out the faded
hues of the old Japanese prints on the ,
walls, gleaming in the mother-of-pearl
eyes of the dragon on the screen, set
ting a grotesque god on a cabinet to
nodding. And it threw into relief the j
strong, clear profile of the man across
from me, as he stared at the fire.
"I am afraid I am not very interest
ing," I said at last, when he showed
no sign of breaking the silence. "The ?
-the illness of the butler and-Miss ?
Caruthers* arrival, have been upset- ?
He suddenly roused with a start j
from a brown reverie. j
"I beg your pardon," he said, "I- i
oh, of course not! I was wondering ;
if I-If you were offended at what I |
said earlier In the evening; the-- i
Brushwood Doy, you know, and all j
"Offended?" I repeated, puzzled.
"You see, I have been living out of
the world so long, and never seeing
any women but Indian squaws"-so
-there were no Spanish girls!-"that
I'm afraid I say what comes into my
mind without circumlocution. And
then-1 did not know you were mar
"No, oh, no," I said hastily. "But,
of course, the more a woman Is mar
ried-I mean, you cannot say too
many nice things to married women.
They-need them, you know."
I had floundered miserably, with his
eyes on me, and I half expected him
to be shocked, or to say that married
women should be satisfied with the
nice things their husbands say to
them. But he merely remarked
apropos of nothing, or following a line
of thought he had not voiced, that lt
was trite but true that a good many
men owed their success in life to
"And a good many owe their wives
to their success in Hie," I retorted
cynically. At which he stared at me
It was then that the real complexity
of the situation began to develop.
Some one had rung the bell and been
admitted to the library and a maid
came to the door of the de*1. When
she saw us she sto: "ed uncertainly.
Even then it struck me that she look
ed odd, and she was not in uniform.
However, I was not informed at that
time about bachelor establishments,
and the first thing she said, when she
had asked to speak to me in the ball,
knocked her and her clothes clear out
of my head. Evidently she knew.
"Miss McNair," she said in a low
tone, "there is a lady In the drawing
room, a veiled person, and she is ask
ing for Mr. Wilson."
"Can you not find him?" I asked.
"He ls In the house, probably in the
The girl hesitated.
"Excuse me, miss, but Miss Caruth
Then I saw the situation.
"Never mind," I said. "Close the
door into the drawing room, and I
will tell Mr. Wilson."
But as the girl turned toward the
doorway, the person In question ap
peared in it. and raised her veil. I
was perfectly paralyzed. It was Bella!
Bella in a fur coat and a veil, with
the most tragic eyes I ever saw and
entirely white except for a dab of
rouge in the middle of each cheek.
We stared at each other without
speech. The maid turned and went
down the hall, and with that Bella
came over to me and clutched me by
"Who was being carried out Into
that ambulance?" she demanded,
glaring at me with the most awful in
'Tm sure I don't know, Bella," I
said, wriggling away from ber fingers.
"What in the world are, you doing
here.? I thought you were in Europe."
"You are hiding something from
me!" she accused. "It is Jim! I seo
it in your face."
"Well, it Isn't." I snapped. "It
seems to me, really, Bella, that you
and Jim ought to be able to manage
your own affairs, without dragging
me in." It was not pleasant, but if
she was suffering, so was I. "Jim Is
as well as he ever was. He's upstairs
somewhere. I'll send for him.""
She gripped me again, and held on
while her color came back.
"You'll do nothing of the kind," she
said, and she had quite got hold of
herself again. "I do not want to see
Ulm: I hope you don't think, Kit. that
I came here to see James Wilson.
Why. I have forgotten that there ls
such a person, and you know it."
Somebody upstairs laughed, and I
was growing nervous. What If Aunt
Selina should come down, or Mr. Har
bison come out of the den?
"Why did you come, then, Bella?"
? inquired. "He may come in."
"I was passing in the motor," she
said, and I honestly think she hoped I
would believe her. "and I saw that
am-" She stopped and began again.
'I thought Jim was out of town, and
[ came to see Takahiro," she said
brazenly. "He was devoted to mo,
md Evans is going to leave. I'll tell
(rou what to do, Kit. I'll go back to
Lhe dinir.g room, and you send Tal:a.
:hcre. If any one comes, I caa slip
into the pantry."
(TO BE COXTI.NUED.)
IN OLD MEXICO
ARMISTICE SIGNED AND COMBAT
ANTS HAVE OPENED PEACE
THE BLOODY WAR IS ENDED
General Madero and Representative
of Mexican Government Exchange
Messages-Terms Will be Liberal
Diaz Will Not Resign.
El Paso, Tex.-An armistice affect
ing the district between Juarez and
Chihuahua and west of the latter city,
was made effective in an exchange of
Identical letters signed by Gen. Fran
cisco I. Madero, for the rebels, and
Gen. Juan Navarro for the govern
The truce provides that there shall
be no movement of troops of either
side during the period of the armis
tice and that provisions and medi
cines may be brought to either camp
from the American side without pay
ment of duty.
It is noted that Ojinaga, where a
small Federal force is besieged, is not
covered in the armistice, the insur
recto activities in that district being
largely independent. It is expected
that in the event of the settlement of
thc rebellion in Chihuahua, the situ
ation at Ojinaga. and other scattered
places throughout the repubiic will
receive attention. The moral effect
of the cessation of hostilities in Chi
huahua is regarded as certain to make
settlements in other parts cf the coun
Actual peace negotiations preceded
the armistice. It was known that a
truce was agreeable to Madero and a
telegram from the City of Mexico in
formed General Madero that General
Navarro had been instructed by Pres
ident Diaz to enter into the pact.
The concessions which the govern
ment is willing to make have been
known for two weeks to General
Madero, ever since Frederico Moye,
a business man of Chihuahua, visited
General Madero at Rancho Bustillos.
They were discussed at the meeting
by the various leaders and members
of the peace mission. Those present
Francisco Madero, Sr., father of the
rebel leader; the latter's brothers,
Alfonso, Gustavo and Raoul Madero;
Pascual Orozco, the original field
leader of the revolution; Pancho
Villa, former bandit and present
staunch supporter of Madero; Guizep
pe Garabaldi and General and Senora
Madero. The latter named is account
ed a warm supporter of taking Juarez
and then talking peace.
PARDON REFUSED STRIPLING
"Unwritten Law" Excoriated by the
Chief Executive of Georgia.
Atlanta.-In denying the application
for pardon filed by Thomas Edgar
Stripling, former police chief of Dan
ville, Va., under sentence of life im
prisonment for the murder of William
J. Cornett, Governor Brown in a re
view of the case, excoriates the "un
written law," which Stripling pleaded
in justification of his act as euphem
ism, presenting, when unmasked, "the
hideous features of anarchy."
? "One of the most dangerous evils
menacing our institutions is lawless
ness," declares the governor. "The
mob executing in wild disorder its
victim and the individual wreaking
bis own revenge for wrongs real or
imaginary, the man or interest treat
ing with contempt the laws of the
land and trusting to gold or 'influence'
for safety, are striking manifestations
of this spirit of lawlessness." Strip
lings record since his escape is also
severely criticised, having killed one
man and injured two others while act
ing as chief of police.
Place of General Conference Y. M.C. A.
New York.-Asheville, N. C., June
9 to 19, was the place and time chosen
for the Southern General conference
for student, city, rural and industrial
associations, at a meeting here of the
national board of Young Men's Chris
An Unprecedented Situation.
Washington.-The Democrats of the
senate may be called on to arbitrate '
the differences between the Republi
can "regulars" and "progressives"
over the question of committee as
This unprecedented situation was
freely predicted following the ad- ,
journment of a meeting of the Re- .
publican committee of the senate, at
which the demands of the "progres- .
sives" for the right to dictate one
fourth of the Republican members on
all committees was turned down.
Apology Dees Not Suffice.
Washington.-Ai apology from (
Capt. John M. Bowyer, superintendent (
of the Naval academy, to Miss Mary
H. Beors and her father, Prof. Beers,,
ot Yale, has been obtained by the ,
secretary of the navy for a slighting ,
remark about Miss Beers made by
some one at the academy as a result j
of her attendance at a recent hop
there. Miss Beers was governess in
the family of Lieut. Tarrant, and her
escort was later informed that he
should not have invited the young
woman because of her position.
Confesses to Los Angeles Dynamiting.
Los Angeles.-Under the surveil
lance of armed guards, John J. Mc.
?amara, secretary of the International ?
Structural Iron Worker's Association ,
and his two alleged confederates, .
James McNamara and Ortie Mac- ,
Mingle were brought here to answer
to the charge of having dynamited (
The Los Angeles Times building Octo
ber 1, 1910, and causing the death of
21 men. Capt. Stephen Wood, chief \
of the Chicago detective bureau, said
that a full confession had been obtain- 1
ed from one of the men arrested. , I
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Maybe Sign Was Not All Good Latin,
but She Translated lt Without
Jack returned home from college,
where he had won high honors as a
student of ancient languages, but he
pleaded ignorance one day when his
young sister asked him to translate
a sign she had seen of an optician's
which read thus: "Con sultu sabo
utyo urey es."
Jack struggled manfully with it for
several minutes and gave it up.
"There are some words in it that
are Latin. The others aren't, anyhow.
It doesn't make sense."
"That is what I said," replied his
sister. "But cook translates it with
out any trouble. She says it means?
'Consult us about your eyes.' "
know the pistol was loaded, yet the
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