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Warren G. Harding Is making hend
(way toward putting Into effect the
(campaign slogan of "nardliis and
Harmony,'' nccordlng to Mnrlon, Ohio,
Eollrlcal observers reviewing the
rogresi of the Republican campaign.
A general alarm has been scut out
from Washington by the National
jWoman's Party for funds with which
to meet past expenses and keep the pot
boiling In tlin Immediate future. An
appeal for donations Is being sent to
0,000 suffragists In all pnrts of the
Women of Georgia have n right to
vote In the Stnte-wtde primary on Sept.
k, as well ub nt the coming general elec
tion, according to an opinion sub
mitted to Gov. Dorsey at Atlanta by
R. A. Denny, State's Attorney-General.
Answering the testimony of Will II.
7ays, chairman of the Itepublleun Na
tional Committee, before the Senate
subcommittee Investigating campaign
expenditures In Chicago, Gov. Cox, the
Democratic presidential nominee, de
clared at Columbus, Ohio, that "the
wets have not contributed a dollar to
my campaign and they will not."
Senator Harding's statement as to
how he would conduct tho presidency
have thrown u chill Into the Repub
lican campaign In the West, Franklin
I). Hoosevelt, Democratic vice presi
dential nominee, declared In an ad
dress at Indianapolis, 1ml.
1 All the miners In Sprlngtleld nnd
nt Tnylorvitle. III., agree with Frank
Farrlngton. president of tho Stnte
Vulon, that the new miners' wugu
Mile Is sufficient. One mine In Spring
Held nnd two nt Tnylnrvlllts are closed
because of dlst-atlsfactlon with the
Iowa miners did not present their
wage demands to Iowa operators at
Des Moines as scheduled. .1. C. Lewis,
president of the miners' union, said
that the miners' scale ccviiinlttee had
not yet completed Its work, and could
not make the speclilc demands which
the operators have requested.
Household goods, oil paintings, tap
estries and rugs valued at .?0,00) were
identified by Mrs. Kate Gallard in her
bouse In New Hochelle, N. V., as hav
ing been stolen by her, the police say,
Xrom places where she was employed
the last few years.
II. II. Rhodes, Chicago dry goods
merchant, was shot and killed by an
imlilentilled holdup man while he was
driving from Kvanston to his office.
Rhodes refused to stop his car at the
order of the bandit.
Joseph H. Van Vactor was sentenced
lo life Imprisonment In Shelby county
circuit court at Shelbyvllle, Mo., for
the murder of his sweetheart, Mis
2. aura Mnnual.
In a street encounter at Winchester,
Ky 18 miles east of here, Rodney
Haggard, a young lawyer, and brother
of City Attorney Haggard, shot and
mortally wounded Ben Good, another
A plot to hold up the paymaster of
JWllson & Company, packers, and steal
the $-40,000 pay roll, was frustrated at
Chicago when police, who had received
un anonymous tip, seized three armed
men as they accosted Uie man carrying
The American Dancing Associa
tion of Dancing Masters, which at
the opening of Its convention at New
iYork called on the Methodist Church
to improve and not hamper the dance,
Jias added another plea for "liberaliza
tion." Toledo, O., was connected with the
Atlantic Ocean as a direct point for
foreign shipments when the ocean
going freighter Santa Isabel sailed
with a cargo of 402 crated automobiles.
Jt was the first leg of a voyage to
Railroads of the country are now
" iterating on their own resources after
having cost the government $100,000,
000 monthly for six months when their
earnings were guaranteed by the
Reworked rags are replacing virgin
wool in Uie cloth of manufacturers, ac
cording to speakers at the annual con
vention of the National Sheep and
Wool Bureau of America in session at
The provisional Government of Mex
ico has Issued urders closing all sa
loons with the exception of four In
each town along the Rto Grande, ac
cording to information received at
Ban Antonio, Tex., from poluts along
Plans to "give our navy world prim
ncy" are going forward, Secretary of
Itho Navy declared In n speech nt
Charleston, W. Va. Delay In the rati
jflcutlon of the peace treaty has "pre
sented any cessation In naval enlarge
unents," tho secretary said,
America Is demanding action, not
words; something definite and concrete
in the way of a constructive lfrogram,
(declared Franklin D. Roosevelt In an
ddress at Salt Lake City. "America
(wants a real rule of the people, not a
rule for the few nud by the few," ho
Klwood B. Wade, 23, has confessed
that he killed George B. Nott during
struggle In the latter's home at
Bridgeport, Conn., the police say.
Six men nnd IS women, founders of
a new religious sect, are in Camp near
Bangor, Me., awaiting the second com
ing of Christ. They resemble the fa
mous Mlllerltes except that they set
no exact date for the advent of the
The proposal of big meat packers to
sell their control In principal stock
yards. to a $30,000,000 holding com
pany met with disapproval by Federal
Trade Commissioner Colvar and the
League of Women Voters at Washing
Leslie Allen, a negro, was shot and
killed by a posse at Vlrgillana, Va..
following charges that he had Insulted
two small white girls at Buffalo
Investigation was started into the
cause of the accident In the Clarendon
Building, New York, In which an ele
vator fell to stories, killing two and
Lieut. R. R. Fov. pilot, of New York
City, and Corp. H. .1, Cornet of 1'eiin-
sylvanla, mechanician, who left Hon
olulu, T. 11., recently in an army air
plane, are missing.
James Dullard, engineer, Fond du
Lac, was scalded to death under his
engine mid I'aul Jafke, Imikemaii, in
jured at (Mikosh, Wis., when the Vel
vet Special on the Soo Line from
Chicago to Minneapolis left the rails.
The Denver & Rio Grande Railroad
announced at Denver that 1 100 passen
gers were marooned at Salhla, Colo.,
where seven miles of trackage and
bridges were torn up by storms.
"Accidental death by suffocation In
attempt to frighten his parents" wn
the coroner's verdict In the death of
William Douglas, aged 11, of Chicago.
The boy hanged himself.
Harold Hide, 11 years old, suffered
serious Injuries when clawed by a
lioness at a carnival at Reach, N. D.
More than 50 stitches were required
to sew up wounds on his head, back
A general court-inartlar to try the
three National Guard lieutenants who
made an attempt to "arrest" G. V.
Sanders, editor of the Houston, Tex.,
Press, at Houston, has been requested
by Brig. Gen. J. F. Wolters, command
ant In the military strike zone where
the officers are on duty.
J. V Lohman, an evangelist, who
Is lighting extradition from Topeka
Kan., to Fort Worth, Tex., to face an
automobile theft charge, was Indicted
In connection with the killing of Ker
schel Krwin, a youth whose motor car
was stolen nt Fort Worth.
Lake Michigan will become a field
for practice of tactics used In running
down submarines, providing the Navy
Department grants a request from
nuval reserve officers at Chicago for
the commissioning of two more sub
Men who have been profiteering in
sugar, Attorney-General rainier an
nounced at Washington, will get no aid
in getting out of the trap resulting
from price declines, but his depart
ment will take every prceMiitinu to pro
tect the public against being mulcted
by high prices.
"That is the most fun I have had
for $10 in 20 years," said John D.
Rockefeller as he stepped from a mo
tor boat at the Paul Smith Hotel land
ing at Saranac Lake, N. Y. The oil
magnate made the remark to Leo Kel-
ley, who had piloted Rockefeller and
his party on a two-hour trip through
the upper and lower St. Rijgls Lakes.
Evelyn Nesblt, former wife of Har
ry K. Thaw and present wife of Virgil
J. Montunl, known as Jack Clifford,
has filed a bill of particulars at New
York In the divorce action and counter
claim for divorce In which she and her
husband are parties in the Supreme
Clayton Edward Crafts, attorney
and former speaker of the Illinois
U'KIIMUIUI r, Ull'U Ul . ill UiU llgu i
of 72. Crafts was elected to the state
legislature In 1BSI and served contlnu- i lnK to the police, the men were break
ously until 1S01, being seuker In 'K holes In the sidewalk on Main
1S01-1S02. I street for the purpose of paclug poles
Dispatches to Paris from Constanti
nople report the massacre of 400 Ar
menians by Kurds in Anatolia. The
Kurds shot the men, but the women
and children were locked in a church
and burned to death, the dispatches
Forty-two steamship companies and
freight brokers, Including virtually" all
the big trans-Atlantic lines, were In
dicted by the federal grand Jury at
New York on charges of 'conspiracy
and restrain of trade in violation of
the Sherman anti-trust law.
Pablo Soluer y Guardlola, the new
Spanish ambassador to Germany, ar
rived at Berlin.
Failure of President Deschanel to
return from his country home to tho
Elyseo Paluce, Paris, as scheduled, has
resulted in fresh rumors regarding
tho seriousness ot hU coudltlou.
FAIR PLAY. STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI.
HIGHER FREIGHT, PASSENGER,
SLEEPING CAR AND BAGGAGE
FOR SIX MONTHS' PERIODONLY
Roads Mutt File Complete .State
MenU of Their Earning. Alee
List of High-Salaried
Jefferson City, Mo. With some res
ervations as to freight rates, the state
public service commission has Issued
en order permitting the railroads of
the state to put into effect the higher
freight, passenger and sleeping car,
baggage, milk and cream rates award
ed the carriers of the country last July
by the Interstate Commerce Cotunils
Blon, but only for a period of six
months, dating from September 1.
Tlie railroads asked to have the
rates made effective from August i!tl
for a period of two years without
any reservations. This the commis
sion would not concede, nor would It
cede Its Jurisdiction over state rates.
The order of the commission re
quires the railroads to make a com
plete statement of their earnings for
the months of September, October and
November and file the some with the
commission within -15 days from the
expiration of the three months stated. I
It also issued an order requiring I after the settlement of the miners
every railroad operating in the state ' strike, when the men were granted
to supply a full list, with the names i the wage Increase they asked, is hull
of all persons to whom pusses were ( cated by advertisements running in
issued for the present month, nnd to ! local newspapers placing the price at
also furnish the commission with n cents per bushel. Before the strlka
complete list containing tho names the price was L'O cents, making a raise
and salaries of all officials of such of DC ier cent. Operators have told
carriers who are drawing annual sal-1 Prosecuting Attorney .ludson Sunder-
nries In excess of S7,r()0. Both of ,
these orders are Innovations.
It is said l but the commission has
reason to believe that an unusually
large number of persons are using free
transportation over the Missouri rail
roads. Raises the "Missouri Fluff."
Kansas City, Mo. It remained for a
Missouri woman to "show" the Na
tional Poultry Association, which .as
sembled here, that she could, like
Luther Burhank, plant "wizard." pro
duce a strictly "Missouri chicken."
The "chicken wlznrd" Is Mrs. J. D.
Rice of Lucerne, Mo., and her product
is said to be unlike anything hereto
fore known in the poultry world. It is
a lnrge white Huffy chicken with pe
culiar shaped feathers, and she has
named it the ".Missouri Fluff."
Engineer for 50 Years, Dies. ,
Jefferson City, Mo. William H.
Linkeniueyer, for nearly 00 years en
gineer for the Dulle Milling Company
of this city, is dead. He was born In
St. Louis in March, 1810, and when a
young man came to this city and bo
came engineer for the milling com
pany, nnd held that position without
Llnkenmeyer purchased the llrst
Women on State Committee.
Sedalia, Mo. Mrs. George W. Bar
nett, of Sedalla, and Mrs. Felix Young,
of Lexington, have been chosen by the
women of the Seventh Congressional
District to serve on the stnte commit
tee. Mrs. W. D. O'Bannon, wife of a
Sedalla lawyer, is greatly Interested
In the success of the Democratic party
at the November election and has
handed the central committee $25
which she earned at the State Fair
Republicans Name Democrat.
Montgomery City, Mo. The Mont
gomery County Republican Committee
has announced that Claude R. Ball,,
life-long Democrat and a number of
times unsuccessful Democratic candi
date for prosecuting attorney, circuit
Judge unci the legislature from this
county, would be the party candidate
for prosecuting attorney in the Novem
Phone Linemen Arrested.
Poplar Bluff, Mo. Nine men em
ployed by the Bell Telephone Company
of St. Louis were arrested here and
lodged In jail charged with the do-
' struetlon of public property. Accord
Wealthy Mlssourlan Dies.
Fayette, Mo. Chenautt Todd, one
i of Howard county's old and wealthy
i citizens, died at his home enbt of Fay-
ctte. He was one of the pioneer
1 breeders of shorthorn cattle In Mls-
Bank Robbed of $5,000.
Deepwater, Mo. No trace has been
found of bandits who robbed the safety
deposit boxes of the Bank of Deep
water and escaped with between $5,000
and $10,000 In Liberty Bonds. Bank
officials, In announcing the robbery,
expressed the belief that the men were
In u motor car.
Luddoula, Mo. Jack Lane, of Mex
ico, Mo., and Miss Marian Beugles, of
Dubois, Idaho, were married ut Mexico,
Missouri Farmere Officered.
Sedalla, Mo. The third annual con
vention of tho Missouri Farmers' As
sociation adjourned after a three-day
session. The fourth annual conven
tion will be held nt Springfield.
The following officers nnd. directors
were elected: President, M. .T. Ball,
Montgomery City; vice president, D.
M. Gnuse, Buffalo, Farm Club leader
of the Ozarks; treasurer, B. W.
Schwengerth, Mayvlew. Directors:
William Hlrth, Columbia ; It. T. Pence,
Marshall ; Charles Ellison, Ash Grove ;
W. L. Slelner, New Haven; R. M.
Wood, Lamer; C. M, Cope, Barry conn
ty ; J. W. Atkins. Lebanon ; U. M. Bu
ford, Clark county; M. K. Smooth,
Cooper county ; Frank Roberta nnd B.
C. Goodwin, Worth county; C. F.
Chllders, Nodaway county; Bert Hop
per, Audrlan county.
Better Service Demanded.
Jefferson City, Mo. That the In
creased rntos granted to the South
western Bell Telephone Company on
Its St. Louis business are so thorough
ly safeguarded that Improved service
will speedily follow the taking effect
of the augmented schedule, September
1, is the opinion of members of the
state public service commission.
One of the requirements In the rul
ing Is that monthly reports he filed
by the company with the commission,
showing how many new operators
have been employed and setting out in
detail all other improvements in the
One of the basic requirements Is
nn additional 1!."0 operators be employed.
Coal Prices Up 56 Per Cent.
Fulton, Mo. That the price of coal
In Fulton this winter will he far in
excess of what the public expected
son, who 1ms started an Investigation,
that they have not been able to de
termine what it will cost to mine coal
under the new wage scale. Several of
them have not announced a price.
Melon Growers Prosper.
Slkeston, Mo. The last week, ac
cording to the Watermelon Growers'
Association, was the largest III the
number of cars sold in the history of
the crop In this part of the state.
One day Ml cars were sold here,
while a like number were sold at Ken
nett. Bertrnnd, a small city near here,
sold 17 cars, and other cities whose
growers are In the association reported
equally large sales.
The highest priced car sold was sent
away by Ed Allbright, who received
$525 for 07S melons, averaging 40
Bandits Get Whisky Stock.
Hannibal, Mo. Five armed bandits
robbed the home of Mrs. F. J. Garrity,
Brookfleld, Mo., of $5,000 worth of
whisky, locking the family in a room
while the liquor was removed from the
third story of the bouse.
They escaped In an automobile
truck nnd have not been apprenhend
ed. Mrs. Garrlty's husband, formerly
a liquor dealer, died last year, leaving
the stock of whisky as a part of his
Sedalia Worker Killed.
Sedalla, Mo. Elmer Donald Strnt
ton, a cabinet maker, 38, died here of
Injuries received when a section of the
second 'floor of the Nafzlgar Baking
Company collapsed, falllng"across his
body. Stratton had gone with a crew
of carpenters to brace the broken
Joists, which fell suddenly.
Ring in Chicken's Crop.
Macon, Mo. While preparing a
chicken for dinner, Mrs. Owen Dim-
mlck of this city found In Its crop a
valuable diamond ring. The ring she
Instantly recognized as one belonging
to her neighbor, Mrs. John Thomas,
who lost it about six weeks ago.
Ozark Dairy Report.
Holllster, Mo. A total of 11,459,828
pounds of butter wus churned In the
Ozark territory during the year 1010,
according to a dairy report just issued
litis is an increase of 3,084,211 pounds.
or 3S.S per cent over the number of
pounds churned In 1018.
Friend of Greeley Dies.
Kansas City, Mo. Alexander Bow-
dish, 8A years old, of Independence.
Kan., who worked as a reporter on the
rew York Tribune under Horace Gree
ley, meu nere at the home of his
daughter. He was a personul friend of
Husband Has Pair Arrested.
i'leumont, Mo. Mrs. Bessie Ray
field, of Piedmont, and James Sullivan
a mtiorer or St. Louis, were urrested
ut Sullivan's residence upon complaint
of Itnytleld, who wrote the police to
ttnd his wife In St. Louis.
Wants Crossing Signals.
Jefferson City, Mo. Application was
uled with the state public service coin
mission by Sam D. Ilodgdon, of Clav
tori, for an Order to compel the Wabash
Kullway to install dunger signals a
its crossing at litzel avenue, In St
Reducing Working Force.
Sedalla, Mo. A notice was posted
at the Missouri, Kansas and Texas
shops, saying that on September
1,100 men employed In tho various de
partments wilt be cut off the pay rolL
TO INTERCEDE FOR
COLBY TO ACT, AND AT ONCE,
IN CA8E OF TERRENCE
ACTION BY U. S. NECESSARH
Secretary of State Confers With Hsai
of American Commission for
Irish Independence and
Promisee to Act
Washington. Frnnk P. Walsh, thi
chairman of the American Commis
sion for Irish Independence, after a
conference with Secretary Colby, an
nounced that Colby had promised "to
endeavor to do something and do it
quickly" in behalf of Terence Mac
Swlney, lord mayor of Cork, now on
a hunger strike In Brixton Jail, Lon
don. Walshvlsald he asked the state de
partment secretary to Intervene cither
officially or personally with Premier
Lloyd George to stive MncSwiney,
Lloyd Georgu to save MacSwlney.
He has made a similar request of
President Wilson in a letter left ut
the White House.
Secretory Colby, after Walsh's vis
it, in response to questions, said he
had the plea which had been presented
him under consideration.
Walsh said he cited to Secretary
Colby as precedents for American In
tervention In behalf of the Cork may
or the representations made by the
United States to the Russian govern
ment against the Jewish pogroms.
London. The condition of Lord
Mayor MncSwiney in Brixton prison
was without change, except that he
appeared a trllle weaker, nis rein
thes seem less anxious than they
were a few days ago, Mrs. MacSwlney
not paying her customary vIsiL
Lord Stonchnm, private secretary to
King George, has replied to a letter
from Horatio William Bottomley, a
member of parliament, urging the re
lease of MncSwiney. He told Bottom
ley that even If the king favored the
release of the mayor of Cork It could
be elTccted only by the sovereign's
personal action In the face of the ad
vice of his ministers, with the presum
able result that they would resign. He
declared also there was further risk
that the "country at large might re
gard the price paid too high for the
objects obtained and blame the king
for crentlng a grave crisis at u time
of national stress and anxiety."
SAMUEL GOMPERS ASSAILS
Labor Leader Calls Plank Adopted
By U. S. Chamber of Commerce
a Dishonest Document
Washington. The "open-shop" plat
form, recently adopted by the Cham
ber of Commerce of the United States
by a referendum vote, was attacked
as a "dishonest document" In a state
ment by Samuel Gompers, made public
here, which suid the executive council
of the American Federation of Labor
lmd considered the platform at a re
".The entire declaration is a cunning
device calculated to create the In
pressiori of fairness while wielding tho
favorite weapon of treachery," Coin
pers said. "It is calculated to banish
trade union organizations while cre
ntlng the Impression of acquiescence
in the actual desires of the workers,
'This Is not surprising because the
membership of the Chamber of Com'
merce Is overwhelmingly an employing
membership, u membership long In
opposition to the trade union move
ment, nnd a membership not nbove
using nny Instrument with which It
thinks the progress of n trade union
movement may bo Impeded and its
beneficial work retarded."
The open shop plank of the commit
tee report adopted by the chamber,
nnd which is entitled "Principles Un
derlying the Employment Relation,"
was characterized by Gompers as "a
direct challenge to the trade union
movement coming from the heart of
America's financial power,"
100 Longshoremen of Boston Strike.
Boston, Mass. One hundred long
shoremen employed In loading tho
Lcyland liner Nltnnian, which is
scheduled to still from Ijere for Ant
werp, went on strike ns a protest
ngalnst the imprisonment of Lord
Mayor. MacSwlney by the British au
thorltfts. "Buns for Sale" Arouses Sleuths.
Buffalo, N. Y. A local bakery put
up a new sign "Buns for Sale," Fed
eral agents confiscated a 50-gallon still
and 75 barrels of raisin' innsh without
trying the buns advertised as the
"buns" they' might have acquired.
Mayor Hylan.Fo)r Traffic Man.
New York.Whon Mayor Hylan
tried to help n pollcemnn direct traffic
in the Jam caused by the trolley strike
several drivers crushed right by. "We
thought -he was Just a guy trying to
hop a ride," one explained.
By Taking Lydia E. Pink,
ham Vegetable Compound.
Many Such Cac.
Til 11 Rnmnrlrrm am I arnf an
bad with female trouble thai I thought
Tffni I would nave to be
operated on. I had
a bad displacement.
My right aide would
pun me and I was
so nervous I could
not hold a glass a
.water. Many times
I would have to stop
mf work and nt
down or I would fall
on the floor in a
faint. I consulted
aeveral doctors and
ever? one told me the same but I kept
Homing W ItUC 1IVU1 UB,lUg Mil? UMCII-
tion. I had read bo many times of Lydis
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and
it helped my sister so I began taking it
I have never felt better than I have'
since then and I keep house and am able
to do all my work. The Vegetable Com
pound is certainlyone grand medicine. "
-Mrs. J R. Matthews, 3311 Sycamore
Street, Cairo, 111.
Of course there are many serious cases
that only a surgical operation will re
lieve. We freely acknowledge this, but
the above letter, and many others like it
amply prove that many operations are
recommended when medicine in many
cases is all that is needed.
If you want special advice write to
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co. (confi
dential) Lynn. Mass.
in New York City alone from kid
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Buy Your Platinum Now.
If you have any platinum to bur
you had better look after It now as It
Is predicted by n celebrated author
ity that the price will keep on soar
ing until the full resumption of the
inlnes In Kussla takes place, which I
likely to be some little while yet.
Getting Your Money's Worth.
Mrs. Browner Your husband now
spends all his evenings at home.
Mrs. Banks Yes, He wants to get
ns much use out of the flat na pos
rible before the landlord raises th
rent again. London Answers,
A wife Is always willing to love It
her husband will honor- nnd obey.
lM Hav Strong, Htaltky
' IfeS If they Tire, Itch,
'Oa (jSl JH& Smart or Burn, if Sore,
Vn,.- CftC Irritated, Inflamed or
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