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FAIR PLAY, STE. GENEVIEVE. MISSOURI.
SHORT STORIES TERSELY TOLD FOR
THE BENEFIT OF BUSY READERS.
An American soldier In unsterdam
ate a $5,000 tulip, thinking It was an
Robert Brown of Pecliln, Pa., claims
to own the smallest pony colt in tho
world. It is ten weeks old, a little
larger than a Belgian hare and almost
The French losses in killed and
missing on land and sea, as officially
established up to tho day of the armis
tice, Nov. 11, 191S, amounted to
Earl Eby and M. P. Spink, both of
Chicago, finished first and second in
the -100-meter, dash in the inter-allied
games at Pershing Field. Wilton of
New Zealand was third, the time be
ing 50 secondB flat.
A train load of Germans, formerly
Interned at Fort Oglethorpe, embark
ed on transport Princess Matolka for
Rotterdam, to be repatriated.
Dog Spot is dead! The end of 10
years of faithful good will fo'r his
owner, the Hyde Park Brewery, came
when the animal dropped dead on
hearing that prohibition went into ef
fect. Almost $1000 wau paid 'for the first
bale of 1919 Texas cotton when it
was sold at auction on the Cotton
Exchange. The bale weighed 471
pounds and sold at $2.12 a pound.
Frank Vinser, Jr., 23 years old, of
St. Louis, a metal worker, fell 90
feet inside a smokestack and was
killed at tho plant of the "N'aldeck
Packing Co., almost opposite his
Rome. One hundred and twenty
persons are estimated to have been
killed in and near VIcchio, the center
Df the earthquake in the Florence dis
trict, according to the Tempo. The
'.own of Vicchio was reduced to a heap
Df ruins and a number of villages were
Railroads of the central western ro
5ion are to make rtn effort this week
to run without an accident of any
kind. Railroad employes are to be
instructed to exercise unusual care in
tne performance of their duties.
Orders for tho demobilization of the
army by September 30 to the peace
time strength of approximately 233, 30S
officers and men, authorized by the
national defense act, were issued by
the War Department.
A warning that oppressive prohibi
tion legislation begets radical propa
ganda was sounded by Samuel Gora
pers, president of the American Fed
eration of Labor, in a sensational re
port laid before the Senate Judiciary
The United States Geological Sur
vey has issued a warning that there
Is a shortage of coal and grave danger
of lack of coal as a fuel next winter.
Construction of a wire fence two
miles long between Calexico, Cal., and
Mcxlcali, Mex., along the border, has
been authorized by the War Depart
ment as a barrier in case of disturb
ance. Washington. Syngman Rhee, rep
resentative here of the "republic of
Korea," made public a notico cabled
to Premier Cleraenccau as president of
tho Peace Conference and to Presi
dent Wilson, declaring that the "re
public of Korea" would refuse to con
sider Uself bound by any treaty signed
by Japan ministers or delegates.
Armed with heavy army riflvs, a
squad of headquarters' detectives and
an enlarged force of police aro plac
ing all roads Into Washington, D. C,
under heavy guard.
The executions of 40 youths of the
Budapest Military Academy and the
three officers were ordered by the
Hungarian Soviet Government as re
prisals against anti-communists.
Mrs. Bessie M. (Skeets) Lundgren,
charged with having murdered Miss
Florence W. Gay of Andover, in De
comber, 1917, by administering arsenic
while acting as her nurse, was ac
quitted of tho charge by a Jury.
Robbers broke Into tho Ghio Build
Ing, SL Louis, and stole $2,129.34 from
John Iieisler, bettor known in sport
tng circles as "John the Barber,"
wired an offer of $50,000 for the win
tier of tho Willard-Dempsey fight to
meet Bill Brennau of Chicago in Tulsa.
Governor Gardner of Missouri
signed tho Joint Senato and House
rosolutlon ratifying tho woman suf
frage amendment to tho federal con
Peoria, 111. Peoria, which for more
than half a century claimed the dis
Ainctlon of being the greatest distill
:bK center in the world, along with
ntAer American cities, has bid a
twa farewell to John Barleycorn.
A sulphur-laden shower cf rain, a
V?rare phenomenon, fell over Dawson
and Ua vicinity. A thirty-minute
downpour left pools and aide walks
' streaked with a yellow substance
tf&l& cbewJsts declared was sulphur.
News Items n
Tho United States made a clean
sweep of honors today in tho individ
ual rifle competition of tho interallied
games on tho D'Avours rango in
France. American marksmen took the
first eighteen places in the matches.
For the tenth time in two weeks a
hold-up occurred in Lafayette Park,
when Louis Deschamps of St. Louis
was robbed by a highwayman.
Lord Raylelgh; the eminent British
scientist, died after a long illness. Tho
latter part of his life was devoted to
the study of spiritualism.
Prof. R. V. Black, aged 50, member
of Normal University faculty, died at
Mose Frank, vice president of tho
Newell Motor Car Company, Paige and
Sterns-Knight distributor, and one of
he best known St. Louis automobile
men, died from an attack of heart
Supreme Court Justice Whitaker re
moved George J. Gould a; an executor
and trustee of the estate of the late
Admiral William Swift, 71, retired,
died at the Newport Naval Hospital
after a long illness.
Prince George, eldest son of Princo
Louis of Bavaria, has entered a Jesuit
monastery at Innsbruck.
The activities noted at the Paris
residence of President Wilson ap
peared to indicate that preparations
were being made for the President's
departure for home.
Two American Red Cross relief
trains left France for the Italian earth
quake zona. The trains are carrying
food, United States Army barracks of
steel and tents. Col. 11. E. Olds, the
Red Cross Commissioner for Europe,
is advised that there is great distress
in the Florence district.
Henry Strauss, a car repairer in the
employ of the Missouri, Kansas and
Texas Railway, was killed at St. Louis.
Run over by an automobile on tho
Poor Farm road, near Belleville, 111.,
Fred Duecker, a farmer residing two
miles from city was killed.
One negro is dead and five whites
and one negro were wounded in Chi
cago following a race riot.
Dale Hoppeb, 11 years old, son of J.
R. Hoppes, ESst St. Louis, was
drowned in Cahokia Creek near the
Visitors to Ferry Bar, N. Y were
surprised the other morning to see a
horse up among the branches of a
tree. Tho animal had got in its un
comfortable position by falling 10 feet
from a bank that overtopped tho tree.
Director General Hines of tho Rail
road Administration has refused a
lower rate for harvest hands, and for
a low rate on box cars in which to
transport men to the fields.
Kansas did not go to church Sun
day. Instead, Kansas went to the
wheat fields. The Sunflower State is
making a valiant effort to keep its
pledge to supply a fourth of tho 1919
wheat crop of the United States, and
whole towns throughout the State
worked in tho wheat .fields.
President Manlon of the railroad
telegraphers' organization, called off
their strike in refusing to handle
15,000 Porto Rican tobacco workers
won their strike for an increase of
$1.75 per 1,000 cigars.
The Ukrainians after a sanguinary
battle hav.e occupied Odessa, The Bol
shevikl forces (led.
Esthoniau warships have captured
tho fortress of Boldera at the mouth
of tho Dvina River and have cleared
the river of German armed vessels as
far as the Muehlgrabe Canal.
Investigation of the Michigan sena
torial election, in which Henry Ford
is contesting tho, election of Senator
Truman H. Newberry, Republican,
was recommended unanimously by tho
senate privileges and elections com
mittee. Five meals a day and wagea of
$2.50 and $2.75 are offered by St. Clair
county, 111., farmers in an effort to ob
tain harvesting help.
Portugal, especially Lisbon, is in the
throes of an incipient "social revolu
tion." Sinco tho first of May, when
tho working classes raado a strong
and peaceful demonstration of their
force by an immense procession
through the streets and in front of the
ministries, various threatening events
Religious liberty for Jew and Gen
tile, tho assumption of a part of Rus
sia's war debt and other sweeping
provisions are contained In a special
treaty signed by tho newly created
state of Poland and tho Allies.
A Belgian metal combine the Con
struction MetalUqun has concluded a
contract to buy all tho machinery and
tools belonging to the United States
army in Franco. America gave the
Belgians generous terms, with prices
of 1914, plus 55 per cent and throe
years' credit at small interosL
WILL TOUR COUNTRY AND EX
PLAIN REASON FOR NATION'S
TREATY OPPONENTS SILENT
Declares It Will Furnish Foundation
gor World-wide Progress If Exe
cution of Its Terms Are
Washington, D. C. President Wil
Bon in an address to the American
people on the occasion of the signing
of the peace treaty, made a plea for
tho acceptance of the treaty and the
covenant of the League of Nations
without change or reservation. His
message, given out here by Secretary
"My Follow Countrymen: Tho
treaty of peace has been signed
"If it is ratified and acted upon in
full and sincere execution of its
torms, it will furnish the charter for
a new order of affairs in the world.
It is a severe treaty in the duties
and penalties it imposes upon Ger
many, but it is severe only because
great wrongs done by Germany are
to be righted and repaired; it im
poses nothing that Germany cannot
do; and she can regain her rightful
standing in the world by the prompt
and honorable fulfillment of Its terms.
"And it is much more thana treaty
of peace with Germany. It liberatos
groat peoples who have never before
been able to find the way to liberty.
It ends, once for all, an old and in
tolerable order under which small
groups of selfish men could use the
people of great empires to serve their
own ambitions for power and do
minion. "It associates the free governments
of the world in a permanent league in
which they are pledged to use their
united power to maintain peace by
maintaining right and justice. It
makes international law a reality, sup
ported by imperative sanctions. It
does away with the right of conquest
and rejects the policy of annexation,
but substitutes a new order, under
which backward nations populations
which have not yet come to political
consciousness, and peoples who are
ready for independence, but not yet
quite prepared to dispense with pro
tection and guidance shall no more
be subjected to the domination and
exploitation of a stronger nation, but
shall be put under the friendly (direc
tien and afforded the helpful assist
ance of governments which undertake
to be responsible to the opinion of
mankind in the execution of their
task by accepting the direction of the
League of Nations.
"It recognizes the inalienable
rights of nationalities; tho rights of
minorities and the sanctity of reli
gious beliefs and practice. It lays the
basis for conventions which shall free
the commercial intercourse tf tho
world from unjust and vexatious re
strictions, and for every sort of inter
national co-operation that will servo
to cleanse the life of the world and
facilitate its common action with be
neficent service of every kind.
"It furnishes guarantees such as
were nevor given or oven contem
plated before for the fair treatment
of all who labor at the daily tasks of
tho world. It is for this reason that
I have spoken of it as a great charter
for a new order of affairs. There is
ground here for deep satisfaction, uni
versal reassurance and confident
Spencer Opposes League.
Washington, D. C. Senator Seldon
Spencer of Missouri remains as an op
nant as it will be prosented to tho
ponent of the League of Nations Cove
Sonato by the President. In a speech
to tho Senate, in which he said ho
wished to present a few preliminary
statements, Senator Spencer outlined
tho reservations which ho would de
mand in tho ratification of tho peace
treaty. Spencer now, on two succes
sive occasions, has come out as thor
oughly in accord with tho Republican
apposition to tho league.
Election Laws Must Stand,
Jefferson City. Missouri's election
laws must remain unchanged until af
ter the majority of the states havo
ratified tho federal suffrage amend
mcnt, according to an opinion from
Attornoy General McAllister, mado
Hannibal Man Reappointed,
Jefferson City. Gov. Gardner reap
pointed for a term of five yenre,
Thomas O'Donnell of Hannibal, as a
momber of the Stato Board of Em
bid in era.
Sailor Drowns In 5 Feet cf Water.
After sorvlng in the navy a year
without a mishap, Curl Hackley, 23
years oid, son of J, B. Hackley, a
prominent fanner of Fayette, waa
drowned In 5 foot of water whllo
bathing In a pond on Jeff Scottou's
Notorious Criminal Arrested.
Chester Yatos, notorious bank rob
bor nnd hold-up mun, who escaped
from Sing Slug Prison more than six
yoara ago, waa arrested In Kansas
Golf Tourneys July 7-12.
Tho program ol tho men's and
women's championships of tho Mis
souri Golf Association tourneys to bo
held In Kansas City for the ensuing
year has been announced, Tho wom
en's tournament will start first, tho
opening day of play being sot for. July
7 and extending to July 12, at tho
Kansas City C. C. Tho men's meet
will bo staged on July 9, and run to
July 12, at the Missouri Hill Country
Harvest Work for Soldiers.
St. Louis. $30 to $40 per week
clear. Free room and board. You
can fSllow tho harvest for 10 weeks
nnd have $300 to $400 clear money
in your pocket when work Is done.
Should you want to get into this work
report at this Bureau tomorrow and
receive an assignment at once. De
mobilization Bureau, 905 Locust streeL
Webster Man Denies Charges.
Ward Goodloe of Webster Groves,
who is defendant in a suit brought by
four of his brothers for an accounting
of their mother, Mrs. Emellno Bent
Goodloe, declared that charges that
he had mismanaged her property wore
$1,500,00 Theatre for St. Louis.
The site for the proposed $1,500,000
Loow Theater for St. Louis, the larg
est in the world, will 'jo purchased
within the next few days, according
to Marcus Loow, who arrived In SL
Negroes Uphold Law.
Negro residents of Kinloch Park
Joined In a petition presented to
Prosocuting Attorney Ralph of St.
Louis County requesting the suppres
sion of Lix Park, a negro outing re
sort, and four adjacent "dives." Of
the 155 signatures to the petition 40
were contributed by negroes.
Land Available for Soldiers.
Preliminary surveys indicato that
Missouri has 5,000,000 acres of land
available for use for "soldier settle
ment," it is stated in a lettor trans
mitted to Gov. Gardner y State Land
Reclamation Commissioner Brydon.
Senator Spencer In Movies.
The Republican National Commit
tee will provide free movie pictures in
the coming campaign heroes being
Distributing I. W. W. Circular Barred.
Officers are instructed to arrest all
persons found with a copy of the Ag
ricultural Workers' Industrial Union
circular by order of Fred Robertson,
United States District Attorney of
Firemen Remember Their Dead.
Memorial services for memners of,
American fire departments who gave,
their lives in the European war were
held at Kansas City, Mo., as a parti
of the program of the forty-seventh
annual convention of the Interna
tional Association of Tiro Engineers.
Tax Hearings Start June 39.
The State Board of Equalization'
and the State Tax Commission of Jef
ferson City, announced that hearings
will start June 30 in connection with
assessing the property of the rail
roads, telephone and telegraph com
panics and tho bridges of the State
for 1919 taxes.
I. W. Ws.Watched by Inspectors.
Seventy trained observers were!
sent into the wheat fields in an effort'
to prevent incendiary fires, to warn
farmers against I. W. W. agitators;
believed to be in tho wheat belt, and
to run down any radicals whom they
Soldier Indorsed for Political Job.
MaJ. J, Frank Carmack. formerly nf
the 35th Division, has been indorsed!
by the Employers' Association of St.'
Louis for membership in the recently
created Workmen's Compensation
Commission. Tho indorsement has-
been sent to Gov. Gardner, who ap
points the commisr:on.
Another Truck Tour.
St. Louis. Motor Truck Expedition.
early in September, into St. Louis ter
ritory not covored by the first expedi
tion, was canvassed at tho meeting of
tho Commercial Car Bureau of the St.
Louis Automobile Manufacturers and
Fight on Compensation Act.
All local labor unions in Missouri
havo been requested by the Building
I races Council to call attention to
their members to the nronosition to
refer tho workmen's compensation
act to tho people, and havo been asked
to support the proposition.
University City Votes for Bonds.
The $220,000 school bond issue fo
tho improvement ' the public school
3yBtem of University City, was carried
by a vote of 426 to IS. The bond issuo
follows an Increase in tho rnto of
school taxes last April.
Wins with Old-Tlme Qun.
William (Bill) Akard of Golden City
who won the Stato amutour trap
shooting championship at tho Stato
meet at Joplln, Is boasting wfcjlo com
petitors wcro using high-priced guns,
he used an old socond-hand pump gun
In winning the titlo.
Prominent Railroad Man Dies.
Isaac Johnson, born In Scott County,
Illinois, in 1848, and a resident of So
dalia, with the "Knty" tho past six
teen years, died of cancer.
VANQUISHED FIGHTER SMOTH
ERED BY STORM OF LEFT
VERDICT GIVEN IN 3 ROUNDS
Kansan Virtually Out from Five
Knockdowns In Opening Round,
Unable to Respond to Fourth
Toledo, O. By winning tho speedi
est and most one-sided battle which
ever decided a big fistic event, Jack
Dompsey, whose voting name is Wil
liam Harrison Dempsey, became tho
world's champion heavyweight boxer.
He whipped the huge Jess Willard,
favorite In tho meager betting, in one
round. Dempsey thought the referee
had announced hln. winner and actu
ally, left the ring He was called back
and the butchery continued two
rounds more, when Jess failed to re
spond to tho gong for the fourth round.
"It was no use to continue," said the
ex-champion. "My strength went from
me in Jie first round."
Dempsey's first effective blowb, and
tho ones which apparently cettled Wil
lard's fate, were a right over Jess'
shoulder to the Jaw, a left to the body,
and a right to tho Jaw. Jess staggered.
His eye was closing, and he reeled,
and the challenger, with all tho ener
gy of his pulsing youth, began hitting
him at will.
The attendance was below expecta
tions. Seats wero built for 80,000, and
the estimate" was that not more than
half of these were occupied. Specula
tors lost heavily. They resold their
tickets at nnything from $5 to $15 un
der gate prices. No betting was re
ported at the ringside, nor was there
much elsewhere, so far as could be as
certained. The heat of the day was terrific, in
tensified ns it was by the vast acreago
of green lumber. During the prelimi
nary bouts, which lasted from 11
o'clock till 2:30, a thermometer ex
posed as were the spectators and fight
ers, Jumped to 120 degrees, which was
the limit of what the instrument could
record. It showed 110 degrees when
Willard and Dempsey entered the
The new champion was born Juno
24, 1895, in Salt Lake City. He is of
Scotch-Irish ancestry, with a touch of
Indian blood in his veins. This com
bination argues for a natural fighting
instinct, which Dempsey admittedly
has. Jack was brought up in tho
rough ways of the plains.
U. S. HONORED BY PRICE
TREMENDOUS OVATION IS GIVEN
MARSHAL FOCH AT BANQUET.
Glorious Fourth Given Appearance of
National Celebration by En
thusiasm in Paris,
Paris. A gala performance ot
"Faust" at .the opera, with Marshal
Foch and General Pershing as the spe
cially honored guests, concluded 'bo
notable Joint French and American
celebration of the Fourth ot July. Tho
day opened with an early morning re
view, commemorating Franco's partici
pation in tho American revolution, and
the celebration afforded varied enter
tainment for the thousands of Ameri
can soldiers marking time in Paris
while awaiting transportation home.
There was even a real wild west
parade down the Champs Elysees and
through the Place de la Concorde, giv
en by nn American ai my. circus show
ing in Paris. The cowboys, cowgirls
and Indians riding gaily through tho
Place do la Concorde to the music of
a wild west band proved a far greater
attraction to the French than the bril
liant military spectacle.
Amerlnans Win Honors.
Porshing Stadium, France. Tho
American team won tho finals of the
l.GOO-meter relay race in tho Inter
allied gamo in 3 minutes 28 4-5 sec
onds. Hungarla Defies Allies.
Copenhagen, Defiance of the en
tente powers was expressed in a proc
lamation to tho Red Army issued by
tho Hungarian Soviet Government.
German Plot Discovered.
Berlin. A plot to blow up elevators
containing American food shlpmenls
has beon uncovered at Hamburg, ao
cording to the Lokal Anzolger.
Montenegro In Rebellion.
Borno, Switzerland. Virtually all
of .Montenegro Is In rebellion against
tho Serblun military occupation.
Denver, Colo. Tho Colorado Su
premo Court denied an application for
a writ of mandamus to compel Secre
tary of State James It. Nolund to ac
cept a petition for a referendum on
tho action of tho last Stato Legisla
ture In ratifying tho national prohi
American Charged With Treason.
t Coblenz. Robert J. Minor, sus
pected of bolng a Bolshevist agent,
has received a copy of tho charges re
cusing him of treason.
"BAYER CROSS" ON
"T)n rFntilnta nt A cnlrln" tft
genuine must be mnrked with thtr
safety "Uayer Cross." Always buy no
unbroken Bayer package which con
tains proper directions to safely re
lievo Headache, Toothache, Earachcv
Neuralgia, Colds and pain, nandy tin.
boxes of 12 tablets cost but a few
cents at drug stores larger packages
also. Aspirin Is the trnde mark of
Bayer Manufacture of Monoacetic
neidester of Sallcyllcncld. Adv.
Creatures of Circumstances.
Judge What is a fair compensa
tion for the receiver nnd his attorney
In this cnso7
Attorney I should say, your honor,.
SI. 00(1 for tho nttorney and $500 for
the receiver would be a very meager
allowance, considering the great
amount of nctunl work performed.
Judge The amount in the hands ot
the receiver Is how much?
Attorney Fifteen hundred dollars.
luaner oidensc is no rcsoector of ner
ksons. It attacks young and old alike. ,
In most cases the victim is warned'
of tho approaching danger. Nature fights,
back. Headache, indigestion, insomnia,
lame back, lumbago, sciatica, rheuma
tism, pain in tho loins and lower ab
domen, difficulty in urinating, all are
indication of troublo brewing in your
When such symptoms appear yoa wil
almost certainly find quick relief Itt.
GOLD MEDAL) Haarlem Oil Capsules
This famous old remedy has stocdi
the test for two hundred years in kelp
lag mankind to light off disease.
It is imported direct from tho horn
laboratories in Holland, where it has.
helped to develop the Dutch into oner
of the sturdiest and healthiest races in.
tho world, aud it may be had at.
almost every drug store. Your money
Gromptly refunded if it does not re
eveyou. Be sure to get the genuine
GOLD MEDAL Brand. In scaled pack
ages, three sizes. Adv.
"But his table manners are poor,
observed the old-fashioned mother.
"Poor! Why, mummnl" exclaim?
the dashing daughter, "he took me tc
lunch with him at the St. Gorgeout1
nnd ordered nothing but the most cs
pensive things on the menul"
Told by Herself. Her Sin
cerity Should Con
Christopher, 111. "For four years I
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was in a run down.
condition. Two of"
our best doctors
failed to do me any
good. I heard SO"
much about what.
pound had dono for
others, I tried it.
and was cured. L
am no longer ner
vous, am regular,
n n I irt nvna1lanl
U ti U fit .AbGUCUM
liealth. I belicvo tho Compound will
cure any femalo trouble." Mrs. Alice.
Heller, Christopher, 111.
Nervousness is often a symptom of
weakness or somo functional derange
ment, which mny bo overcome by this
famous root anu herb remedy, Lydia.
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, as
thousands of women havo found by
If complications exist, write Lydia E.
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suggestions in regard to your ailment.
Tho result of its long experience iai
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DON'T CUT OUT
A Shoe Boil, Capped
Hock or Bursitis
will reduce them and leave no blemiihes,
Stopa lameness promptly. Docs not blis
ter or remove the hair, and horse can be
worked. $2. 5Qu bottle delivered. B30k6nt!tft
ADSOrtniNE, JR., for nttUsd. the tmlicttli
liniment lor Dolli. Brulici. Sore twelllnii, Vtrlcoie Veins.
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W. N. U ST. LOUI8, NO. 27-1910.