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Admiral W. S. Itenson, before tli3
Senate Knrnl Investigating Committee,
Mild "ho did not think ho told Admiral
Sims tlmt we would ns soon tight thu
British us the Germans."
Packer legislation "with teeth in It"
will he passed by this u'sslon of con
gress, Ilepresentntlve Anderson, Mln
nesotu, ono of thu nuthors of the bill
to regulate the packing Industry, pre
dicted. A presldentlnl campaign on the
straight-out Issue of the Treaty of
Versailles vs. the Knox peace resolu
tion appears possible.
Inscribed by Chairman Jones of the
Senate Commerce CommlMoe as legis
lation affecting every citizen of the
United States, the water-power bill as
agreed upon In conference would cre
ate a federal power commission, com
posed of the secretaries of war, agri
culture anil interior.
Licensing of the packing Industry
and the creating of a new government
commission to ileal solely with pack
ers was disapproved by the House
There may he a general railroad
strike aimed at tying up every railroad
system In the country and the harbor
of Xew York if the ltallroad Hoard
should rule unsatisfactorily on wage
Allegations that the International
Typographical I'liion attempted to ex
ercise censorship over the news col
umns of all except four newspapers
of the country are declared to be "ab
solutely untrue" by Walter W. liar
rctt, vice president of that organiza
tion. Revolutionary labor leaders who
have been fomenting a general strlko
have lied from Paris following issu
ance of warrants for their arrest on
charges of plotting to overthrow the
Fourteen thousand mill carpenters
struck, practically tying up the In
dustry In Chicago. They demand $1.10
The strike of textile workers at New
Bedford, Mass., became a general walk
out of all workers associated with thu
"The people of Mexico are entitled
to a free election, anil the American
Federation of Labor will do nil In Its
power to help them get It," Samuel
Gompors, president of the American
Federation of Labor, stnted.
Thu 0,000 lumber workers of the
north woods of Michigan Joined in the
strike which was put into effect by
lumber workers la Minnesota and Wis
consin, and most of the Michigan mills
A second switchmen's strike, or a
continuation of the one which ended 10
days ago, has almost completely tied
up railroads at Buffalo, N. Y.
The Scottish Trades Union Congress
has passed a resolution In favor of
The small manufacturers, Jobbers
nnd brokers were blamed for high
prices at the print paper Injury at
Anthrax has taken the lives of live
persons In Chicago. Three victims
were employes of the Chicago Curled
Hair Company, and health authorities
have ordered the factory closed.
A careful survey of the Vermont
maple sugar crop shows an average of
more than two pounds to the tree at
present, and on the east side of the
statu there are several days more of
The Xew York Stock Exchange, de
nouncing a rvleo men's bonus, de
clares thu proposed tax on security
transfers would be ruinous and throat
enlng to the existence of the securities
market of the nation and the entire
At thu annual meeting of the Cham
ber of Commerce of the United Stntes,
In session at Atlantic City, a resolu
tion was passed Indorsing the Idea of
the Junior Chamber of Commerce
evolved in St. Louis and widely
adopted In other cities.
IMward Do Vulero, President of the
"Irish Republic," issued a statement
at Washington reiterating his denun
ciation of the Methodist Church Con
ference for adopting a resolution op
posing American interference In the
CO. P. DELEGATES
MO. STATE CONVENTION SENDS
8 DELEGATES AT LARGE AND
DRYS GET PLANK THROUGH
Keynote Speech Declares Against
League of Nations Without Res
ervations Two Women
Indictment against Charles Andrew
Harvey, bigamist, was prepared at Los
Angeles, Cal., charging murder in the
Intimation that a "bond Fngin" was
responsible for many youthful broker
house messengers turning thieves and
disclosure of a woman "In the case,"
lire the latest developments in ines
tigntlon of robberies which have cost
New York financial institutions mil
lions. Charles Harvey is back at Los An
geles, Cal., from Nina Lee I Money's
grave after having ex-aped probable
violence at LI (V'litro, where cries of
"shoot him:" and "lynch him!" sent
shivers through his wasted form.
James J. Larkln, an Irish agitator,
convicted of being a criminal an
archist, was sentenced at New York
to a term of from 5 to 10 soars In Sing
To save the life of his mother, Guy
Murslco, 17 years old, shot ami killed
his father at Chicago as thu latter, In
u frenzy, started to attack her with a
Alfredo Salsodo, who, according to
Government agents, confessed to be
ing one of tin leaders in the plot to
bomb homes of leading men through
out the United States lust June 1!,
Jumped to his death from the four
teenth lloor of the Park Kow building,
The total cost of the Wo'ld War in
lives lias reached the app.iiling liguro
of :!,"),;iS0,000. according to linal esti
mates made by the Copenhagen So
ciety for the Study of the Conse
quences of the War.
Miss Ernu Hotifer, 'J'J years old. o'.
Plttston. Pa., Is in n Houston, Tex.,
hospital, .suffering from probably fatal
injuries sustained when she backed
into tin airplane propeller.
A campaign of "kindness" is being
carried on in Mexico, according to
General Alvarado, revolutionary emis
sary at Washington.
Another Pacific Coast port of Mex
ico, Manzanillo, State (,f Collmn, Is
menaced by revolutionary forces, ac
cording to an official bulletin issued
by the Sonura military officials at
The crew of the motor schooner
Itlsoer, a Norwegian sessul of 1,?,12
tons, was rescued by the steamship
City of Canton, bound from New York
to Calcutta, t:uu miles east of Sandy
With a view to harmony, friends of
Will Hays, chairman of the Repub
lican National Committee, are prepar
ing to launch a campaign to have him
selected temporary chairman of the
national convention in June at Oil I-
More than l.'O.OOO persons visited at
Coney Island recently because of the
Ideal weather, and many of them went
away thirsty because the dry agents
were busy taking the joy out of life.
five waiters and proprietors of dancing
pavilions and cabarets being arrested
for alleged violation of prohibition
Advices from Mexico City reaching
Washington, including some reports to
the government, uppiM-od to be in
sharp conflict with the summary of
the situation as to the Sonera revolu
tionary movement made public In
Kansas City, Mo. -The Republican
State Convention concluded Us two
day session here by the elect Ion of
eight delegates at large, eight alter
nates, the nomination of eighteen
presidential electors, and the adoption
l" j of a platform in which the League of
Nations was iienouiiceii us incsi-niiu
by President Wilson.
The platform was amended from the
floor to Include a law enforcement
plank to meet the demands of the
drys. This plank was engineered by
Rev. W. C. Schupp of the Missouri
Anti-Saloon Lee cue. who has been
Women, who participated for the
llrst time In the deliberations of a Re
publican State CoiiMMition, landed two
of the eight delegate- at large, and the
entire number of alternates. In addi
tion. Mrs. II. II. MrCluer. of Kansas
City, was Humiliated as presidential
elector from the Fifth District. Kach
of the delegates at large will have half
a vote. The 1M of delegates follows:
Senator Selden P. Spencer, State
Chairman W. L. Cole of Union, Walter
S. Dickey of Kansas City. F.dwuril W.
Forlstel of St. Louts, Congressman L.
C. Dyer of St. Louis, Mrs. Alice Cur
tice Moyer Wing. Greenville, Mrs.
Veronna Swan of .Iciplin. Dr. G. R. A.
Crossland of St. Joseph (negro).
Robert L. Lynch, of Moberly. Mo.,
with two women, one of whom was
Mrs. George Lynch, wife of the chief
deputy United States marshal, were
held iip In St. I.otiU and relieved of
cash, Jewelry and a traveling bag to
the value of ?2'J1.
Fannie Hurst, St. Louis story writer,
has Just announced her marriage to
Jacques Danlelson. a Russian pianist,
five years ago. The marriage was
consummated on original lines, hus
band and wife living apart.
The state supreme court has an
nounced an opinion denying union
moving picture operators the right to
picket mntlou picture shows deemed
unfair. The case on which the ques
tion was heard originated In Kansas
Rev. W. Hopper Adams hns Just
been Installed as pastor of the Boon
vllle Presbyterian church.
Tb" R.Ves Avenue Baptist cfsurcli
of Kansas City has Insured the life
of its pastor, Rev. Crlniido P. Bishop,
Kay Flshburn. n Fulton farmer, has
been awarded S".."P0 damages against
i lie Wabash railroad company for In
juries received In the outskirts of Co
lumbia several mouths ago.
George Mitchell, CO year's o'd, wni
drowned In a pond on the back of his
farm near West Plains. It is thought
he suffered apoplexy nnd fell In.
Writers' Guild Elects.
Columbia. Mo. Louis Dodge of St.
Louis, whose latest book, "Whispers,"
a detective story dealing with St. Louis
newspaper life, is Ju-t off the Scrilmer
Press, was elected first vice president
of the Missouri Writers' Guild at the
annual session held In conjunction
villi Missouri University Journalists'
Week. lingdazur K. P.agiliglan, author
nnd director of Americanization work
of the St. Louis Chamber of Com
merce, was elected .second vice presi
dent. The new president Is Hugh
Grlnstend of Columbia, a writer of
magazine stories for boys.
Clergy of the Protestant l'plscupal
church of Philadelphia are to practice
bodily healing, if the advice offered
by James Moore Hlckson, noted Eng
lish exponent of that belief, Is accepted,
i Six additional bodies wore recovered
from the ruins of Puggs, Okla., which
was leveled by a recent tornado. Fifty
one bodies previously had Ikmmi recov
ered. MuJor General Wood, with 15,000,
carried the Maryland presidential
preference primary by neurly a to
1 vote over Senntor Hiram Johnson,
Ik 21 I"fJ7Tfe. A no.1itttr.n Mwnm nt . i 1 1 1 n i t ,
2 - S Vtlt tWW UiUllW)l . uilMtltlHllllh l Mil l I III-
T frFvST "Volstead act be amended to permit
ah? ale of light wines and beer with adopt-
Sr' ' ed by the Democratic Stute Conentlon
Jacques K. Danlelson, of New York,
pianlst-composor and husband of Miss
Fannie Hurst by their secret marriage
five years ago. Is just as enthusiastic
as his wife about the manner in which
they have managed to be " free though
United States Senator Boise Pen
rose, who is coiiMiluscing at his home
at Philadelphia, told callers that
United States Senator P. C. Knox Is
the "best equipped, all-around interna
tional statesman" to be the next presi
dential candidate of thu Republican
40,220 Cars Registered at St. Louis.
St. Louis. According to a summary
of the state department of automobile
registration Just announced, there
were, up to May 1, IliJL'!) cars regis
tered in St. Louis. The number of St.
Louis motorcycles registered Is 1,1 OS.
Secretary of Stale Sullivan estimates
there are Ki.O'K) unregistered cars in
7S counties, exclusive of new cars
Fold since January 1. Money from
auto licenses turned into the good
roads fund this year totals $l,7-lo,!;M.
Town Crier Returns.
Macon, Mo. When a lire destroyed
the local newspaper plant the town
crier returned to Macon, Mo., to an
nounce public meetings, sales and the
like. The crier, Dick McKinney, a ne
gro, carries a bell and megaphone and
stops at street corners to tell the peo
ple what is going on. Up to 10 years
ago, when the office of town crier was
abolished. Garland Rates, a negro, had
held the post in Macon for ISO years.
Accused Danker Arrested.
Springfield, Mo. A. R. Pearce, for
merly cashier of the Chadwlck State
Bank of chadwlck. Christian county,
Mo., for whom a nation-wide search
has been conducted during the past
two months, was arrested at Ueodley,
Cal.. on a charge of Inning recched
deposits when he knew the Chadwlck
Bank was in a failing condition. Sher
iff .1. A. Johns will leave for California
to bring buck the prisoner.
Man Arrested 472 Times Is in Again.
Moselle, Mo. Moselle was the scene
of a thrilling chase between four rob
bers and officers during a sever: elec
trical storm, when "Jew Rergadlne."
the leader, who has a record of -17-arrests
with only one conviction, and
his companions, were all captured.
Lo ; barricades across the highway
ahead, placed there when officers tele
phoned ahead, impeded the progress
of the fleeing robbers and wrecked
Ilergadine's automobile, in which they
were endeavoring to escape with a
load of freight looted from cars and
valued at 51. Sot),
One member of the- quartette was
caught with the car and plunder.
Bergitiline and two others wandered
about in the storm and were later cap
tured at Moselle, wtieie they uninten
tionally landed. Railroad detectives
and local officers made the capture.
(inly two weeks ago Bergadine was
convicted in fedeial (ourt in St. Louis
nnd sentenced to two years in thu
penltei.tlary for robbery from Inter
state shipments. He was out on bond
pending appeal. His three companions
were old-time confederates.
Try a Caxi !
THE AMOS-JAMES GROCER CO.
According to a decision of the su- ;
prenio court James Andrew Nelson, of
Kansas City, must pay iiJimnny nt the ,
rule of SHo a month to ids former wife. '
Olive May Nelson, for a period of 1" i
years, which Is 112 years since she re- '
The store of Inn Morton, nt Smith- j
vll'e, Mo was entered by burglars and
the proprietor apprehended them.
They fled toward Kansas City In a ,
Ilaynes touring car. Kansas City of
ficers were notified and awaited the
bandits at n bridge. As the car np- '
proacbod riot guns and revolvers were
turned loose but the burglars crouched
in the car and put on speed, escaping
Congressman Roni.lue. of Macon,
lias filed his declaration with the Sec
retary of State that he will stand for
Aurora, Mo business men and
fanners are building a new sales pa
vilion at Aurora. It Is Hearing com
pletion and the tlrst sale will be held
In it by the Southwest Missouri Here
ford Breeders' association Juno o.
Robbers dug a hole through the
brick wall of the Kidder, Mo., bank
and carried away S"0.) In gocrnnient
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Ex-Buck's Opportunity for Revenge on
Former Top Sergeant Too
Good to Miss.
The ex-buck was hack at his old pre
war trade, In which the tools consisted
of a pocket flashlight and black silk
handkerchief. Inside the darkened
house all was silent, save for the
heavy breathing of the man who lay
asleep on the bed.
The burglar gathered up his spoils
watch, money and a fow odds and
ends of more or less value and turned
to make his departure. Then, obey
ing an Impulse, he turned the light on
the man In the bed and let It creep up
until It reached the face.
"My God!" he gasped. "My old top
For a moment he hesitated. Then,
forming a sudden resolution, he tip
toed over to the bureau and
Set the alarm for I! n. m. Home
The most logical method for Ger
many to avert a financial catastrophe
is to appeal to the bankers of the
lulled States to take uu her entire
debt to the allies on a loniMonn ar
rangement, says a Paris dispatch.
Several persons were injured In
front of the Wormwood Scruhbs Jail
when police dispersed Sinn Fein and
anti-Sinn Fein demonstrators.
Facing a band or twenty-fhe canni
bals in thu wild country at the bead
of the Amazon Rler, and, with the
help of Chester Ober, driving them
back, Is the latest exploit of Dr. Alex
ander Hamilton Rice, noted explorer
and world-famous authority on South
Two notes charging gross Infringe
ments of German rights In r'ehlsclte
territories have been lodged wKh the
allies by the German government.
Lord Robert Cecil, addressing the
Newspaper Society at London, went to
the defense of Lady Nancy Astor, who
was attacked by Horatio Botlombley,
editor of John Bull, because of her
fight against a bill which would make
Krisllsli divorce laws more lenient.
The Polish war office officially an
nounces the destruction of the Bolshe
vik 112th army, uccordlng to u Warsnw
Jersey Erecdero Elect.
Iioonvllle, Mo. The organlzi.i'.on of
Cooper County Duriu -.ler.-e.v Iln eders'
Association has been perfected with
the election of the following officers:
President, Richard Rothgob of Pleas
ant Green; ico president, Wlllard
I Worts of Blackwater ; secretary and
. treasurer, W. N. Harness of P.iuice-tun.
Mew Missouri Health Officer.
Ozark, Mo. Dr. .1. W. llrutoti, of
Oznrl:, hifs been appointed state depu
ty health commissioner by the statu
board of health and will have Jurisdic
tion oer tills county.
Butler Pioneer Dsad.
Itutler, Mo. T. K. Lisle, aged 70
years, former recorder of Rates couu
ty, a prominent Mason and pioneer cltl
zen, Is dead,
Pastor Leaves Centralia,
Centralla, Mo. Rev. K. A. Hunter
has resigned the pastorate of thu Allen
Street .Methodist Church to accept a
call from the Methodist Church at
StaltliMUe, Tex. He will begin his
work at Siiilthville May 10.
To Build Tabernacle.
Mount Vernon, Mo. A permanent
tabernacle will be built soon by the
Iiwrence County Baptist Association
on liaptlst Hill, four miles west of
this c'ty, embracing a tract of 4i!
Lock Over Iron Propeity.
Wesi Plains. Mo. Thirty capitalists
of St. Louis and IiKll.iiiaiiolls. stock
holders In the Missouri Iron and Steel
Corporation of l.ouls, aie on an in
spection tour of the properties in
Howell county, and will visit ;he blast,
funi.,co being erected at llaigart. They
also will go to Greer Springs in Oregon
county and Inspect the water power
site owned by the company.
"The sounds of battle have been
stilled these many months," declaimed
t lie orator. "No longer do the shells
shriek, the bullets whistle, the inn
chine guns spit out their rat-tat-tat
"And you might add," Interposed
the ex-soldier, "that our peace-time
slumbers are not exactly disturbed by
the popping of corks." Home Sector.
She That girl's heir
He Isn't It awful
Siio To three millions.
Ho nice. The Yale Record,
Grandson of Huxley Seeking, Amon(J
Other Things, the Secret of
'The secret of perpetual youth nnd re
newed vigor, the determination of sex
and the curing of certain humnn dis
eases are some of the problems which
It seems are being solved In the lab
oratories at Oxford, England, by Ju
lian Huxley, grandson of the fninous
biologist, Thomas Henry Huxley.
The actual achievements Included
the change of tadpoles Into frogs
within three weeks; the production of
a new sort of creature; the restora
tion of a flatwonn to youth, nnd the
control of the sex of frogs' eggs, pro
ducing UO per cent of mules nt the will
of the experimenter.
The Dally Mall, which makes this
news public, comments In an editorial
on the great possibilities of Julian
Huxley's discovery and says:
"We seem to bo nearer some of the
hardest and most enthralling myster
ies of life."
Seven-year-old John had just begun
to trade at school. His pencils, pens,
paints, and even tablets arc traded for
all sorts of trifles. His sister, much
disturbed, complained to the family,
and one nfter another nil except his
aunt, reproved him. Ho smiled, seem
ingly not bearing while they talked.
And nfter they were through ho
called his aunt to ono side. "Sny,
do you need a bottle of Ink?" ho
asked. "I've got a chance to trade
one for a pencil, and you've got
about six pencils on your desk In
there." Indianapolis News.
$33,000 for School.
Kldon. Jin. The Congregational
Academy at Iberia, in Miller county,
was successful In raising F.ISIi.OOO for
additions and Improvements to the
academy. The work will be completed
To Meet in SprhiQfield.
Springll.-ld, Mo The Delta Phi
Omega Fraternity will meet here
August 'S.u to ',17th, under the aus
pices of the Kpsllon Alpha Chapter of
the Sptlngfiehl High School. Thirty
chapters will send L'.'O delegates.
Gets 15 years for Murder.
Ltiilnence, Mo. Frank Welton,
charged with complicity in the murder
of his wife, Mrs, Pearl Welton, on the
Welton farm, In the northwest part
of Shannon county. In January, 1010,
was found glulty of second degree mur
der by a Jury In Ihe cltcult court hero
nnd his punishment fixed at lfi years
in the penitentiary.
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Drury Professor Resigns.
Sprlnglleld, Mo, Prof. James n.
Hulett, head of thu department 6f
English In Drury College, has resign!
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