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STIC. (nONEYIlSVE, MISSOURI,. SATir.HDAV, OEOEMJ5EH 21. Ji)12.
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I N EWS
Ou will replace coal an fuel on all
Chicago & Northwestern Hallway Co.
'wonioUve west of the Missouri
tl- rr, according to .in announcement
inad hero by General Superintendent
iS. M. Braden.
A Btnko or telegraph operator lu
nil Western Union offices throughout
the. United autee ,ia inevitable, ac
cording to a statement by S. J. Ko
uenkMiip, preatdont of tho G.immer
clal Telegraphs' Union of America.
For Uio llrst tinip In tho history
Df Now Jersey stx'e roads uru being
icpaued by convict tabor.
Charles Woltott, who fell 8,000 feet
with a balloon In South America 17
year., ago, dlpd at Kdmont, Ala., after
an illness of several months.
Punishment, consisting of demerits
and deprivation of all privilege for
th rest of the academic year, was
assigned to tho 400 midshipman who
were found to Imvo violated Superin
tendent Gibbons' order forbidding bel
ting on tho recent iuterservlcc foot
ball game at Philadelphia.
James OtiB Kuler, tho author, la
dead at Portland, Ore., at the ace of
C4 He wrote 145 books for boys, un
der the name of James Otis.
Firo at Dallas, Tex., destroyed the
Huey Philip hardware store. Tho
damage was ?200,000. Three lloors of
the building collapsed and firemen
had a narrow escape from being
1-Yrtv tbousand letters in Ave
months represents the total of Gov
Wilson's mail since he oamo inlo
nrominenco as the Democratic candi
date for pres'drnt last July. Only the
more Important communications were
turned over to the governor.
William H. Qulgley of Petrolt. car
neuters' orr.anizer. was arrested at In-
rilananolls and hold to thu federal
the charge of
perjury In connection with tho dyna
mite conspiracy trial.
President Taft announced he would
pall for Panama December 21 to ln
Hpect tho canal. He will return the
last day of the year.
Forty thousand poorly clad refugees
In SaloniUl are facing starvation and
destitution,, according to an urgent ap
peal for flnnnotal assistance cent tho
state department bby the American
Kfforts of State Comptroller Wil
liam Sohmcr to obtain from Gen. Dan
iel E. Sickles, U. S. A., retired, an
accounting for certain funds paid to
him by the state as chairman of tho
New York monument commission hav
ing been unsuccessful, tho comptroller
haa placed tho matter in tho hands of
Cholera is causing -Great havoc in
the native quarters of tho Turkish cap
ital. It was officially admitted That
inoro than 1,000 i-aces havo occurred
In 20 days and that halt of them havo
President Taft and Secretary of Ag
riculture Janice Wilson, after months
of consideration, decided upon the ap
pointment of Dr. Carl Alsberg as
chemist in the bureau of drugs and
plants as chief of tho bureau of chom-.
istry of tho department ot agriculture.
More than 20,000 skilled' workers in
the navyjyards throughout tho United
Stittes wore placed under tho protec
tion of civil service by oxecutiVo or
der of rresldOJit Tuf
Kighty-two fishermen lost their
lives in a storm which swept tho
Portuguese coast, It was stated by
survivors who reached Lisbon. Tho
fleet numbered 100 small boats, with
crows aggregating 102 men.
A Belgrado dispatch to the London
Telegraph says the Anstro-Hiingarian
authorities have ntnppcd at Flume tlio
steamer Hegedlach, with a cargo of
$00 tons of Hour designed for tho Ser--vian
army nt Durazzo.
Livingston Cornelius of Maryland
was uuanlmoutdy chosen by the sen
ate to succeed tho late Daniel M.
Ransdoll of Indiana as sergoanl-at-arms
of the Ttnlted Status senate.
Emperor Nicholas nnd thu members
of tho Russian imperial family are
; greatly upset by the determination o
tho emperor's only brother, Grand
Tho demand fer the actual king In
stead of the shafiow of a. monarch it
pleading widely In Bavaria. The
Clerical ncwae-apers in close touch
with the Bavarian cabinet Joined tha
Liberal newspaper In urging thr new
prince regent to assume the crown
Tilts 2,6) miners who have been on i
strike at tho colleris of tho Lehigh ! jjnONCHIAL
syhanla, are back at work. Their
grievances will do adjusted by the
In thu old home in Germantown,
Pa., where thu first learned that hur
little son had been abducted by
friends or blackmailers, Mrs. Chris
tian IC. Ross, mother of the famous
long-lost "CUarik-" IKws, dropped
dead, aftw- toping vnlnly fc-
CATED BY ASTHMA FATAL
TO U. S. DIPLOMAT.
Repeal of the last of the civil war i
"disability" statutes was Indorsed by
the senate when an amendment of-
Four Chinches Consolidate.
Alma The Presbyterians, Metho
fitst. Bwitists and members of tho
DISEASE WEAKENED HEART
King KJeorge and President Taft Ex-
eight yeart Uiat she mtflhl 01 M
smbraco ;mr son. f
llio sale of 118,000 acres ot mini-
lotted Indian laud In Oklahoma was
started at MoAlestur by Ceorge
Wright, commissioner ot the five civil
Ukiil tribes. Tile first land sold
much more than Its appraisod value.
Attorney General Carmody of New
York has made a demand upon thu
members of the state monument com-'
mission to make good an alleged
shortage in its accounts amouuilug
The arctic steamer Terra Nova
sailed from New Zealand to relievo
Capt. Robert V. Scott'n antarctic ex
pedition. Capt. Scott Is in cotumaud
of the lirltish autarctlco expedition
which leit lCngland in June, 1'JlO.
l'rinco Luitpeld, nearly 32 years oli,
prince regent of Uavaria, nml undo of
the king, Is dead. Ho had beon ill for
wsveral weeks ot bronchitis, but his
condition was not alarming until an
official bnHetin said that his heart ac
tion was very irregular.
A bill prohibiting the intermarriage
of negroos and whites will b iutio
duced in the Illinois state legislature
wbi n it meets naxt month by Senator
Edward J. Glacklu ot Chicago, as a
result of the marriage of Jack John
son, negro pugilkt, and Ladle Cam
Uecauso former Vice-President Fair
banks, wanted some other addross
than "soinowhero in Greene county"
while at his ranch, the village of Hay
press, 111., has been incorporated and
a iKistofficc opened.
Reports from Vienna as to the sud
den recall of the Servian minister
there aro unfounded. M. Janovitch
was appointed to the Servian legation
there a month ago in place of M. Sl
initch, who formerly held tho post.
Capt. Klbvidge E. Rannetlo and B.
R. Duscnbcriy were acquitted by Fed
change- Measaupa Pgl"Q Trlb-
if-4sWs 'trWVc f
London. Whltelaw Reid, the Amer
ican ambanwidor to Great Britain, d'ed
at Dorchester House, his London resi
dence. The physicians gave the cause
of death as pulmonary oedema.
Mrs. Reld, her daughter, Mr John
Hubert Ward, and four physicians
were at the bedside when the end
came. Mrs. Reld persisted In her
hopes for the recovery of her husband
till the mid. Then her grief brought
fereil by Pen 'tor Johnston of Alabama Christian church of Alma deode4 to
to the omnibus claims bill was iiilopt- uuito In one congregation ami support
ed. ,. 'ft nonsectanan riutrib. Heparatrty,
The Lever agricunnral t ducation ox-! naRaer of the four was strong enough
tension bill, passed the hr.-ise, was to lwep up an Institution. AU the H
ordered favorably refcWteir from the nominations 111 ho represented mi
seiinto committee onlriruUure, and the sovcralag board, and all sectarian
probably will be presented to ,the sen-! teachings will be avoided. Members
ate eo'erly next week. will have their choice of precedwra.
A Democratic caucuS of the house Bapttats, for will 1 be , im-
irrarww, wnu inmu wu iw nut-
Feared Nebraska May Succeed Texas as Hoodoo
will tie called imtuedtati.ly after con-,
gross reassembles January 2, to mlj
oommlttee vavanefWf '
KxpressliiR the opinion tllM the
newspaper publicity featurea ot tho
present postoffice law were embodied
in the appropriation bill for that de
partment at the last session of con
gress as a "hastily considered rider,"
Representative Luther W. Mott of
New York introduced x bill to amend
tho measure in many ot its most ob
Tho house committee on rivers and
harbors nan deferred temporarily tlto
projects Tor the Mississippi and Mis
souri rivers and other projects Involv
ing a large outlay of money. After
tho smaller projects have been dis
posed of the Mississippi, Missouri and
Ohio rivers requests will be debated.
Imports of luxuries into tho United
States during October were probably
the highest on record. The bureau of
foreign and domestic commorre ot tho
department of commerce and labor es-
rjfameralon will be allowed the form
6r cKjnway' hey Cttit).
1 Jailed, ,Hls Wife Runs lapr.
Springfield While J. I). Cotfman is
In Jail'qn a'.100 fine Imposed by Judge
Alfred IM'of the criminal court, Ms
wire will busy herself publishing the
Fair drove .Times, a newspaper pub
lished at. Fair Grove, a umall town six
teen miles northeast ot this city, ot
which t'offman is owner and editor.
Coffmau attempted to collect an ad
vertising account with a suotgmi. Ho
refused to hire an attorney, stating
they wanted to cluwso him $100, and
he entered a plea ot guilty. Ho de
clares he will not pay his line.
Taken From Hospital to Wed.
Moberly. Miss f.'ora Jennings of
Stauberry. Mo., was married to Will
Arnold, whom slip met p.yo years ago
when called to the Arnolrt'home t
nurse the father of the bridegroom.
The lirldenroom's lee was broken in a
tlmat. s that luxuries aro coming Into , nlro)lll accident at Stanberry recent
ly, and aj the date for tho muiriage
already had been fixed, he was takja
from a hospital at Moberly to the par
sonage of tho llothodlst church, where
tho wedding ceremony was performed.
on hysteria and she required the at
tendance of two physicians till Hte
in tho evening.
Sir Thomas Barlow, physician id
the king, waB called In last weelt
when Mr. Hold's Illness became acute.
Hon. John Hubert Ward, who. with
his wife, had been at Dorchester
Houso continually slnco the ambas
sador's condition became serious, no-
, this country at the rate of $1,000,000
a day, aud that Imports of luxuries
i will aggregate $250,000,000 for the cal-
endar year 1912.
I After ono full week of hearings by
i the money trust committee some
financial writers believe the Now York
stock exchange has been given a
black eyo that will not soon pass
away. There havo been presented in
the form of suggestions the possibili
ties Tor legislatiqn on the part of con
gress looking to the cure of evils said
to be bound up In the so-called money
An understanding for a reocss of
congress for tho Christmas holidays
from December 19 until January 2 was
renched betweeno senate and house
leaders. The latter adopted u resolu
tion to that effect. ,
Moro than. $5,000,000 derived from
sales of property taken from owners
tilled tho staff of tho embassy when
din imflnnt liOnn tn Hllllr. Hml when ' ill the South after tllC civil WOT WOllld
eral Judge Thomas K. Lyons of tho deatu cnulu j,c sent word to. the king bo repaid to the Southern claimants
Ul " J -unfi Tineori r'TuC,aBl.r'ioliir tlicarii? UK-wssotenr vc um pbsjmi m. mo
queen mother, AloxandTa, at Sandringl house.
ham, and the officials at tho court. President Taft oxpects to send to
llmoet immediately tho king- sent I the senate early in January the nom'
his equerry, Sir Harry Leggc, to cx-' Inatlon ot Judge Fentou W. Booth of
press tho condolences of himself and . the court of claims as chief Justice
tho (Dicen. During the afternoon mcs- of that court, succeeding Stanton J
sages conveying tho warmest sym
pathy were received from tho queen
mother, Alexandra, and other mem
bers ot tho royal family, court offl
mant of 'the condition of the Washington-Alaska
bank at Fairbanks,
The world's altitude recoid for acro
plunes was broken by Roland G. Gar
ros, tho French aviator, at Tunis, who
nsconded 5,f01 meters (approximately
19,032 feet). The ulght lasted 11
minutes G seconds and waa worked
out in clear weather.
That a determined attempt will bo
mado to punish criminally tho officials
of the operatng department of tho
New York, New Haven & Hartford
railroad, who aro alleged to have been
responsible through negligeuco for tho
fatal wreck of the Sprlngtluld express
at Westpoit, on October 5, was con
firmed by District Attorney Stilos Jud
3ou at Bridgeport, Conu.
The lives of .Europeans along the
river Sestos, lu Liberia, are threat
ened by Llherian soldiers, according
to a dispatch to tho Cologne Gazette
from Monrovia. It is added that the
Kuropoaus aro preparing to leave the
Roosevelt carried California by 174
votes, although he will have but 11
of tho state's 13 electoral vote;. The
other two wjll bo cast for Wilson.
It was roported at Paris that the
entire Austrian fleet had concentrated
at Pola, tho chlof naval station ot
Austria-Hungary. This and the min
isterial changes were among the In
teresting events in the war situation.
King Victor Emmanuol received tho
American ambassador, Thomas J.
O'Bricrj, who presented a letter from
President Taft has written a letter
to Gov. Wilson offering to place at his
disposal ono ot the big battleships of
tho navy to mako a trip ot Inspection
of the Panama canal jions boubo time
before Mr. Wilson Is inaugurated.
Great Britain and the United States
havo agreed upon the composition of
tho tribunal fur the arbitration of po-
Peelle, who will retire.
Representative Hamlin of Missouri
Introduced a bill lu the house appro
priating 550,000 for a site and gov
clals, niemhors of tho government nnd , eminent building nt Fayette, Mo.
of tho various embassies and lega- i By announcing he wlti oppose suc
tions, while many who had hoard the mining to arbitration tho controversy
news of tho ambassador's death or i between the United States and Great
who had soon tho Hags at half mast ' Britain over tho exemption of Ameri
on Dorchester Houso called at the , can coastwlso shipping from Panama
A wireless mosBago was also bwU
to Ogden Reld, son ot tho ambassador,
who left Now York in tho hope of
reaching his father's bedside before
canal tolls, Sonator Stone ot Missouri
of the committee on foreign relations
reflected tho apparently firm attitude
of a majority of si'iiators, irrespective
Ono ot the lust official acts of Repro-
Dankcr Held as Forger.
Clinton. John Ogden, tho former
Deepwatcr banker, waived his prelim
inary hearing and was held to triat
in January ou three charges of for
gery. He has procured no counsel,
and, although his ball was fixed at
$1,500, he made no attempt to give
bonds. Although he has laid" on his
back in his cell for twelve days since
his arrest, ho walked several blocks
to tho justice's office and climbed
stairs without difficulty.
WASHINGTON "Naval officers are
guessing whether tho Unltod
Stato battleship Nebraska, which ran
upon an uncharted shoal a short ttme
ago, is going to take tho placo of tho
ill-fated Texas, later named San Mar
cos, which was tho hoodoo ship of
tho navy," remarked Captain L. L.
Darbey, a rotlred naval ofllcor, the
othor day. "ill luck pursued the Toxas
almost from tho beginning, and it
eoemed that it was never out of trou
ble during nil the timo it was in com
mission, except at tho battlo ot San
tiago, where It did great work.
"Bofore tho Spanish-American war
iho Texan while being overhauled at
the Brooklyn navy yard was sunk, be
cause the yokos of its sen cocks woro
broken in tho course ot repairs, and
the water ponred in JuBt as If the
boat hnd been scuttled. The Texas
sank, as everybody knows, and was
raised as soon as possible. U was on
'.hat occasion that Captain Jack Phil
lips, one of the bravest and best naval
officers, by the way, Unit ever trod a
bridge, hnd som fun with lighting
Bob Evans, at that time commanding
tho Iowa. When tha Texas was raised
It wa found thnt in tlie hull wero
thousands of oels that Dad been suck
ed through tho qpan boq j-ckB. Know
ing Captain Bvnns'ef fondles for cola
PhlllipB hnd a lot of them aenrfiVer
to the Iowa. Ho wns somewhat sur
prised a day later to recelvo a noto of
acknowledgment from his brother ofll
cor, which road: 'The eels wore fine.
Jack; sink her again.'
"It was Jnck Phillips, you may re
member, who, after tho great naval
battlo of Santiago, when tho Spanish
battloshlpa woro lying on the shores
of Cuba smoking from tho Bhot of tho
Amoricnn ships, solemnly said to hla
men: 'Don't cheer, boys; tho poor
dovlls aro dying.'
"Jnc,k Phillips was ono of tho brav
est, and at tho samo timo most rellg
Iqus, naval ofllcors I over know. Ho
was tho direct opposlto ot Bob Evans,
but tho two wero great friends. The
Toxas. you know, was afterward
named tho San Marcos, and was tho
target for gun practice a few months
. . . . i .... MAwt
ago. It was a lining enu iur u buviu
oid ship that had always been in hard
luck, except at tho time whon it was
most noedod. I say, I wondor if tho
Nebraska Is going to tako tho placo
of the Texas as tho hoodoo ship ot
Market Big Turkey Flock.
Sedalla. A flock ot 1,250 turkeys
were driven into Sedalla from tho
northeastern part of tho county, a dis
tance of twenty-six ujilea. The birds
tferRt'd' ovr.r lfi potrnda -each. Tfce
traveled two miles an hour, and qu
Hccouut or frequent rests, twenty
hours were required to make the jour
ney. The turkeys wero sold to a lo
cal poultry house at 10 cents a
pound and brought their owners near
Elliott Major Spent $3,160.
Jefferson City. U cost Elliott W.
Major $3,105.-15 for his nomination and
election as governor of Missouri, ac
cording to his sworn statemeut of ex
penses filed with the secretary ot
state. IIo paid out $G20 for buttons
and watch fobs, $710 for printing,
$75.40 for lithographs. $1,500 for post
tiT and the remainder for clerical
holp. ' .
Enterprising Sam Conserves the Natural Resources
I bIkh bearing tho words, "Electrical
Chinese Lauudry," on tho front of hia
little shop, at 3108 Fourteenth street,
Northwest, any time in the near fu
ture, his customers in Mount Pleas
ant would not bo at all Burprisod.
In fact, a number of Uioro who in
trust their neglige to tho tender min
istrations ot the nffablo Celestial havo
boon wondering for some timo why
Sam has neglected such n splendid
opportunity for a bit of ndvortls
ng. But nlthough Sam has been reju
venated to the extent where ho real-,
.laaa Oint electrical power is much
'rttreiger, cheaper, and more efneient
in tho long run thnn tho muscles and
sinews of tho human nrms and back,
he has not awakened to the wonders
of the "ads."
Sam Is a typical specimen of tho
"new" Chinaman tho product of that
stirring spirit which caused tho an
cient emplro to bcconio transformed
Into a republic in a romaikably short
nariod. nnd with the loss of only a
fow hundred heads and other iucl
Sam is wide-awake and alert, and
in the "Mellcnn slang" he Is "on the
job." Therefore, whon an enterprising
salesman rovealed tho wondors of
a new nnd ingenious device for
iroirng clothes nt the cost of but Httlo
perspiration, leas physical energy,
practically no mental, waste, and only
a few cents a day in tho coat ot power,
Sam said: "I buy him."
Now Sam irons with an clectrlral
iron which saves him so many hun
dreds of steps a day between the
stove and his Ironing table. Further
the Iron Is so arranged that by pull
ing a string he releases n weight
which bears down on tho top of tho
iron and relieves him ot that duty
Better still, tho pulling ot another
string lifts the iron just the right
height nhovo the board and Sam docs
not havo to lift It and put it on tho
old-fashioned iron holder.
'imko Michael Androvilch, definitely! cunlary claims as provided In tho spe-
The body will bo sont home and ! Bontatlve Louis B. Ilunna, governor-
probably will bo interred In Sleepy elect of North Dakota, was to Intro-
Hollow, but the dotnlls will not bo du- ,iro in tho houso a bill providing that
elded untl some communication la re- an fourth-class postmasters he placed
colved from Ogdon Reld and it lB on tt gaiary basis, with the minimum
learned what action the British gov- 0f q0, instead of the present fee sys
ornmeut may deslro to tako. teni. There are thousands of fourth-
class postmasters who receive less
Helen Gould to Wed. than $-100 a year and many who re-
Lakowood. N. J. A romance of an- j ceive less than $100.
usual Interest which bogau l'ine Representative Anthony of Kansas
months ugo was revealed when George j introduced a bill appropriating $50,000
J. Gould annouueed, at a dinner at his fot the purchase by the United States
country homo bore, Miss Helen Miller of ft uri(-gV across the Missouri river
Gould, known throughout the world at p0Tt Leavenworth, Kas conueotlug
for her philanthropy, and strongly sub- i tne military reservations in Kansas
pected of having an aversion to matri- j nn,j Missouri. Mr. Anthony thlnka
mony, was engaged to marry Ftnley J. the United States should own this
Shepnrd of St. Louis, assistant to B. I j,r,-ago outright, to be used for mil-
F. Bush, president ot tne Missouri , Ual.y ftlia 11uullo purposes.
rncinc anil llie uenver iuo uraruuj
to, renounce his rights of succession tn
O. M. Aiicrhaeh of Chicago,
rrinceton graduate, waa seuteucud to
life Imprisonment nt Jackson, .Mich.,
for tho innrdor of his employer, Hur
ry Fisher, former Chicago i promoter
Fisher wan iklllcd whllo hunting with
Auetbach at Baldwin, Mich., and tha
clal agreement recently ittfled by the
two governments. ,
Tho lord lieutenant of iroland au
thoriicd a denial of tho rqport that
the Irish crown jewels, mysteriously
stolen .froni Dublin castle la 1907, had
Thomas Hlgginsi 20 years old, a
nallor, ot Conrad, Ind., jumped to
Slated to Be Secretary of War.
Washington In a woll Informed
Democratic quarter tt was stated that
tho post of secretnry of war In the
Wilson cabinet had beon offered to W.
M. McCoinbs. The Informant says
Mr. McCoinbs hesitates, not knowing
whether his health will stand tho
strain of oftlclnl duties.
By a vote of 1-11 to 101, the houso
of representatives refused to concur
in tho resolution authorizing an in
quiry looking to the purchase by tha
government of Monticollo, the old Vir-
Seeks Release of Boy.
Jefferson City. Louis Nlckols, .Tr
ot St. Louis, applied to Judge Brown
of the Missouri supreme court for a
writ of habeas corpus to get George
Lee, a boy of 18 years, out of tho pen
itentiary with a view to having him
transferred to the Industrial school
for boys at Boonvllle.
I He Wants a Wifo,
Commandant Ordered to Fort
Colombia. Lieut. Ellery Farmer,
commandant of cadets at the Univer
sity ot Missouri, has been ordered by
the war flcpai intent to Fort D. A.
Russell at Cheyenne, Wyo. He has
been given two mouths leave of ab
sence beforo reporting nt C'heiiinc.
Convict Railroad f-romoter.
Holla. Elbert K. Young wa& con
victed ot forgery by a Jury, and his; a California woman.
UGUUST SEYMORli, otherwise
known aB August Schaefolsky de
Mukkadel do Castollano, one time
dentist to the bey of Tunis and his
harem, wants n wife, and wants her
double-quick. Ho lias from now un
til January 1 to persuade an Ameri
can girl to marry him, or he will for
feit a legacy of $150,000 promised by
punishment was assessed at two years j
in the penitentiary. It was charged
that Young forged the name of Karl
Dlnanel to u note for the Hunt of $100,
Young promoted the Arkansas & Gull
ginla home of Thomas Jefferson, now Railway eompauy, which is chartered
rr mil ii a nun rrnm if nt m in inn Ark.
defendant claimed the killing was nc ! dcath from a third-story window of
cldental. lno unllv" uues .nanno Hospital
Mm. Lucy Griffith, charged with ! wl" aoiinoua
poisoning her husband, Kdward Grit
ith was acquitted by n jury at Bom
A bill amending the statutes so thnt
persons dlvtirccd In Vermont and mar.
jryif; , again .elsewhere, may bo prose-
cufed for" blgfttny It . thoy return to
(Vermont, was Blgn'ei'hy 3ov. Klctbhor
A apeclal grand rjury to hear now
evklencp against Attornoy Clarence
S. Darrow, alleged '.to liavobrlbed
Jurors in tlie" McNainara trial, wll be
impaneled soon at L93 Angeles, Cal..f,
at tho request of District Attornoy
John D. Fredericks,
Mexican .federal itojdlcrs from Ma
Italian roport that William Bailey and
James Little, American mining on
cluceiH, who Were .due at Muzatlac
two weeks ago from Agua Prleta,
have been murdered by Yaqul In
A bronze rfiedal has beon voted to J.
Plcrpont Morgan1 In recognition ot his
benefactions by ijiij. Association, of Po
lice of Paris. This action (vna taken
ut a .meeting presided over by the min
ister of the inferior.
Fbllndelphlaaeloty women aro 'try
ing to reduce tho high coat of Hying
by selling eggsat 24 contaa dozen,'
Representatives, of 100 clubs aro back
ing the cutofyrlse'. '"
On a charge ot using tho mails to
,dpf roud, officials of Uio American Tol-
egrapn Typewriter company oi urooit
lyri havo been Indicted by the fuder.1I
grand jury. Tho company Is a
A recess ot congress for the Christ
mas and New Year holidays from Be
ceinlmr 21 until January it Is the plan
ot the house leaders, but there Is un
certainty as to the senate's uontlmont.
Prepare for Hostilities.
Nnploa, via Chlnsso Tho Italian
government secretly ordered the inor
chant marine of the nation to assem
ble 40 or its largest ships In tho Na
ples harbor immediately for possible
uso aa transports.
Death for Oplus Users.
Shanghai. Execution for those un
der 40 and life lmprlbonmont for those
oldor will bo the punishment of opium
smokers who do not break tlieineolvcsi
of tho UaMt In Wu Chang, la an edict
Buys $150,000 Picture. ,
New York. Uoury R. Huntington,
"who has figured extensively ln tho
last year au a purchaser nt' rare
books aud paintings, has Juat .bought
Iho famotia portmtt ot Mrs. Slddoaa
by Romney for $150,000.
' WhltelaW Held Improves.
Ijondon, Tho condlton ot Whltlaw
Reld, American ambassador to Groat
Britain, 1b now favorable, according
to tho bulletin issued by tho doctors
In attendance. They (Jeclaro ho coa-
owned by Representative Jefferson
Levy of New York.
The appolntmont of Carmi Thomp
son, President Taft's former secretary,
as treasurer of the United States was
unanimously confirmed by the senate.
CougrosB set the machinery in mo
Hon for the inauguration of Wood row
Wileoii as president of the United
States on Maroh 4. Resolutions woru
passed by both houses proposing the
creation ot a joint committee to umku
arrangements for the Inauguration.
Speaker Clark promptly selected the
committee that will represent the
holme. Ho appointed Representatives
Rucluir of Missouri and idarrett of
Tennessee, Democrats,, and Repre
sentative McKlnley of Illinois, Repub
lican. Mr. McKlnley was manager
of the Taft proconvontlon cnmnulgu.
Tho Indian citizens of Oklahoma
an Juno 20 last had on depost In tho
United States treasury, $22.14-1,120.17.
Tho uggregnte deposits of ull Indian
funds lu the trensury,.on that date waa
$14,510,58.83. Those tlguros aro lakon
fit) in a fiscal statement of the Indian
tribes, transmitted to tho house by
Walter L. Fisher, secretary of tho lu
torlor, Representative Charles C Bowman
at the l.lf veiith Pennsylvania rt'strU'
was unseated by tho liuunr by the
ptiBsago, 15-'i to 11S, of a resolution de
slating that corrupt practices hud
been need In hla election in VJ1U.
Church Honor? Founder.
Holla,. The fiftieth anniversary ol
the organization of the Methodist
Kplscopal clturcb in Rolla was cele
brated. The church was organUcd in
18t;2 by Rev. F. B. ileggg, now of Auro
1 .1, Mo , and he preached the sermon
lu the morning. In the evening Rev.
George J. Hunt, the paator, preached
aud reviewed the v.oik of the church
for the fifty yoars.
An aunt, formerly of Oakland, Cal.,
told him five years ago that it he
would earn "something worth while
anil capture an American for a wife,"
she would give htm $150,000.
Seymore is a relative of tho Cas
tellano family made "famous by the
marital difficulties ot Count Bonl.
and Wants Her Double-Quick
Hd Is now in Washington, whore he
expects to remnln until ho finds "the
woman" thnt hla mint told him ho
must havo beforo ho is entitled to her
money. Ho hns lectured, written, prac
ticed dentistry nnd served In tho
French army. In a wife he would havo
"1 used to believe In my mother'ti
view of marriage tho marriage of
tho cy but 1 have come to the view
of the marriage of reason," said Soy
more. "Mother said that marriage
progressed from the stage of catch
ing, or buying, a woman to the woolnr
of a woman regarded In n nobler
sense, and the winning of tho wife.
"Now I feel that the marriage of
tho eye is the result ot the sentlmen
talliy of youth and Immaturity, lu t
tor is that marriage whore the couple
nre partners, chums, sharing every
thing alike. I don't bellevo In tho
marriage where the man has tho mon
ey and forces his wife to ask
him for ovory cent she gets.
"Rather, there should be a balarco
of power, so that tho man and th -woman
aro on an absolutely equal
footing as regards money, morals,
pleasures and sorrows."
In Doubt as to Mr. Wilson's IViode of Locomotion
Man Who Died In Hotel Identified.
Springfield. - -A man who dropped
dead In the lobby of a hotel here h
few minutes utter Uls arrival was
idcutifUa as C. B. Mitchell, u lumber
man of Bentonvtllo.'Ark.
Boonvlllo Has .$76,000 Fire.
Brioiivilie. Fire s'a'rtud in the Vic
tor Clothing company store hero npd
destroyed the i-ioeU of shoes and a
largo stock of clothing. ' The total
dsttnase is conteryiitlvely plated ut
'$76,000, panially covered by lntnr-once.
Sli'jirrd Pltli Kill Child.
1 I V ''it ' i'ii' . i.'er of
li n ., D' it 1 11. th 1
east part of crn.ru county, died from
eating fiue-'r-coat'd pills under the
iripi'esBlcn that they were candy. .
JUST at present Washington is won
dering whether it will soon behold
a president of the United States roll
ing leisurely by on his bicycle. It has
Just come out that the president-elect
Is fond of that manner ot. locomotion.
He has gone on his vacation, and pro
poses to spend a part of it riding on
his wheel. He lias pedaled over many
miles or Kngilsh and continental
roads in this fashion and likes it.
Time was when Washington was lllled
wltli eminent men and women awheel,
but thoy havo all vanished save one,
Assistant Secretary of State' A. A.
Ailee. He In tho pnrmanont assistant
secretary of state, a man who sticks
lo his own notions about tilings. Ev
ery mimmer ho voyages to fiuropo and
spends a month or so bloycllug to
placoB of Interest Ho nnd tho new.
president should. establish cordial re
lations very early. "
If ns president Gov. Wilson wants
to "bike" around Washington, ho will
not want for good roads. Thoy stretch
In every direction, except toward Vir
ginia, ''file secret service men who
guard him, of course, Would also have
to bo mounted, but tht Is only an
incident. They havo been accustomed
to following tho president on motor
eyclos and sometimes In an nutomo
bllo of their own. If the now presi
dent .taken to bicyollng, however, offl
clal Washington will do likewise. Thai
Is a. way official Washington has. IC
Gov. .Walton goes out much awheel, it
will not bo long before embassadors
and ministers and socrctnrletf and mlL
itnry attaches will also ha pydallng
along 'the sloeky-olled rottdR and
dodging automobiles, Cabinet afilclaki
Ulid 'congressmen will do likewise.
Tho revival of bicycling 'anions thVi-
well-to-do may bo expected somewhat SjU .1
all oyer tho country. . v t;,J
' " .tad
tlaues to Impmve.