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SHORT STORIES TERSELY TOLD FOR
THE BENEFIT OF BUSY- READERS.
Orgnnl7.ti.tlon of n federnl board of
hospitalization nt the direction of
President Harding wns nnnounced by
Director of thu liudget Dawes.
New Orleans was chosen at Knnsns
City for the 1022 convention of the
American Legion. New Orleans got Its
principal support from southern and
eastern states In the fight for the next
Establishment of an agricultural
loan agency In Oklahoma, with head
quarters nt Oklahoma City, and 1. A.
Janewny. Oklahoma City, as chair
man, was announced by the War Fi
Linn A. E. Gale, former Albany (N.
Y.) newspnper man and one-time state
employe, wns convicted by a court
martial at New York of desertion from
the army ns well as on two charges of
Unroness Orntln von Snucken, nunt
of Field Marshals Von Hlndenburg and
Von Snucken of the Gerninn army In
the World War, and grandmother of
two American soldiers In the same
war, one of whom was killed In action,
died at Rochester, N. Y.
A gospel of outstanding and good
will, not only binding North and South
In closer union, but bringing all the
nations of the world Into co-operation
and enduring amity, was preached by
President Harding In an uddrcss at
Atlanta, On., outlining some of his
conceptions of the coming armament
"I shall get down -on my knees and
thnnk God that the catastrophe has
Jxsen averted," W. G. Lee, president
of the brotherhood of Kullroad Train
men, said in n statement issued at Chi
cago, discussing the strike settlement.
Dan Carson, formerly ynrdmaster nt
Helena, Ark., for the Missouri and
North Arkansas llallrond, now in a
state of suspension, told members of
the Lions' Club that negotiations be
tnwn the owners of the road nnd
striking employes had been under way
for several days and that "a settle
ment virtually has been reached."
Collection of funds of the United
Mine Workers of America through the
"check-off" system, by which union
membership dues are deducted from
miners' wages by operators through
'out Hhe country, temporarily was en
Joined by Federal Judge A. n. Ander
son at Indianapolis, Ind.
Union lenders among trainmen of
the International and Great Northern
llallrond at San Antonio, Tex., who
began a strike recently, were in doubt
whether the decision of their chlef-
talns nt Chicago, cancelling the gen
eral strike scheduled for October 30,
would affect the situation on the Inter
uatlonnl and Great Northern.
The gold medal awnrd for 1020 pro-
vlded by the Vnll Memorlnl Fund for
conspicuous acts of public service by
members of the Hell Telephone organ
izations, lias been awarded to Mrs.
Mildred Lothrop of Homer, Neb.
Marshal Ferdinand Koch of Frnnce
was presented with n life membership
in the Aero Club of America, when a
visitor at the American Legion Hying
meet ut Kansas City. Eddie Itlcken
bneher made the sicech of presenta-'
Examination of war records by Gen
eral Pershing has resulted in the des
ignation of Sergt. Samuel Woodfill as
the American Infantryman who
through heroism in the World War Is
most entitled to represent the Infantry
brunch of the army at the Armistice
Day ceremonies for America's un
Formation of an association of man
ufacturers for the extension of a cred
it of $.r00,000,000 so the Soviet gov
ernment for the purchase of agricul
tural machinery In this country was
recommended to Secretary Hoover by
a special commission of the Near East
Acting Federal Prohibition Director
15. C. Yollowloy's "Hying squadron,"
po-slnt; as striking milk drivers, visited
nine New York saloons and made sev
enteen nrrests for alleged violations
of the Volstead act.
State Department advices from
Chihuahua report the capture of four
Americans by Mexican bandits. Pay
ment of 25,000 pesos was demanded
for their release, which finally wus
bought for 5,000 pesos.
Reductions of freight rates on nun
drwls of articles east and west bound,
and amounting In some cases to as
much as 50 per cent- of existing rutes,
were announced nt San Francisco by
the Southern Pacific Company.
The deadlock between Senate and
House conferees on the $75,000,000 bill
for federal aid In rond-bullding wus
broken when the latter, under author
ity given by a special house rule, yield
ed to the Senate demand for a straight
Appropriation to continue federal aid.
Delegates from 18 states were among
an audience of about 1,1)00 who as
sembled at Washington in Central
High School auditorium ut the opening
session of the National Convocation
of Limitation of Armaments, under the
auspices of the National Reform Asso
Relatives at Topckn, Kan., hnvc an
nounced that they have Identified a
man who died at, the county poor farm
there October 22 as Norninn Wlllcy,
who at one' time was governor of Kan
sas. Investigation by a special commit
tee into the charges by Senator Wnt
son (Dem.) of Georgia that Amerlcnn
soldiers In France were Imaged with
out courtmurtlnl or other trial, was
ordered by the Senate by a unanimous
The federal government 'is import
ing parasites to fight the European
corn borer Dug-ent-bug ana state
agricultural men hope to hnvo tlic.se
parasites established in Illinois be
fore the borer lilts the state, if It docs,
says a Urbana report.
Although blind since tie wns 10
yenrs old, Albert Hnrnhnrd, of Iiloom-
lngton. 111., has been awarded the de
gree of Eagle Scout by Hloomlngton
Normal Council Hoy Scouts of Ameri
ca, satisfactorily passing the 21 severe
tests necessary to qualify.
The Wndsworth amendment to the
tax revision bill, providing for a tax of
GO cents a gallon on beer, $1.20 n gal
lon on whiskey, manufactured, import
ed or sold for medlclnnl purposes, was
adopted without a record vote after it
had been amended so ns to provide for
double rates on such liquors unlawful
ly divested for beverage purposes.
Lenders in the work of the Y. M.
C. A. from Chicngo nnd other cities,
meeting at a luncheon at the Union
league Club, Chicago, complimented
L. Wilbur Messer, genernl secretary of
the Y. M. C. A. of Chicago on his. 40
yenrs of service In the association
J. H. Smith, of Grnnd Islnnd, Neb.,
escaped uninjured at Kansns City
when the airplane he wns flying In the
Amerlcnn Legion air derby crashed
through a high hedge fence.
Nine persons have been killed and
nine wounded us the result of hunting
accidents in the state, nlthough the
hunting season is less than n month
old, the conservation commission an
nounced nt Albany, N. Y.
Scores of persons, Including Post
mnster General Huyes, were injured
nenr New York when the midnight ex
press on the Pennsylvnnln Railroad
for Washington crashed Into the rear
end of n local train nenr Manhattan
transfer on the Jersey Meadows.
William Riley Hill, charged with
murder in connection with the denth
of 0-year-old Helen Mnxlne Short, J
dnughter of his divorced wife, wns
found guilty by a jury In the Adnms
county district court at Brighton, Cal.
Henry W. Gates, 50, of Huntington,
Ind., held nt Pontluc, Mich., In connec
tion with wrecking of a Grand Trunk
train near Lapeer, confessed, accord
ing to railroad detectives, that he
loosened a rail and caused the acci
dent. Police, Inspector John F. Dwyer's
statement nt New York that he had
Evidence to prove former Police Lieu
tenant ISecker, electrocuted for the
murder of Hermnn Rosenthal, was
'framed" was termed grotesque by for
mer Governor Charles S. Whitman.
Ishnm' Tnylor. 52, prominent banker
and politician, killed himself by slash
ing his throat with a razor while In
bed at his home near Ncwberg, Ind.
His body wns found by his 19-year-old
bride, who he mnrrled recently nt Hen
Bloodhounds, put on the trail at the
scene of the murder of Father A. B.
Iielknnp, whose body was found" In
Poor Man's Gulch road near Lend,
S. D., led a posse through u blinding
snowstorm directly to the home occu
pied by Tony Rnrtollno, an Italian,
and n man named Nimon Kootzinan.
Charged with the Illegal conversion
of 100,000 in funds of the Norman
Oil Company, of which he was vice-
president and general manager, Mar
cos N. Rensabat was arrested In his
office at New York and later released
on a bond of $50,000 furnished by a
surely company. No complaint has
yet been filed.
A dispatch to Natron rrom Asundou
says that President Gondru of Pnra
guny has handed his resignation to Dr.
Feallx Palva, the vice-president, owing
to a revolutionary movement by the
followers of ex-President Schaerer.
Twenty persons were drowned by
the capsizing of the steamer August
In the Scheldt, owing to the shifting of
the cargo when the wheel Jummed
hard uport, tho vessel took a heavy
llstj, went over quickly and sank with
in a minute or two, suys a dlsputch to
A bomb exploded on the staircase at
the American consulate at Lisbon. No
damage wns done, however. The po
lice attribute the outrage to the agita
tion In connection with the cases of
Sacco and Vanzettl, Italinns, under
conviction of murder in Massachu
setts. Seventeen persons were overcome
by smoke In tho Stcwurt Hotel at Den
ver, Colo., when fire broke out In a
leuther store In the first floor of tho
hotel building, Eleven of those over
come were guests of the hotel, the
UHII UUV IV IIJJIUIl
URGES TAX CHANGE
FAVORS A COMMISSION OF EX
PERTS TO ASSESS VALUATIONS
AND SUPERVISE COLLECTION.
FAVOR STATE BUDGET SYSTEM
Amendment, Rather.Than the Recast
ing, of Organic Law Has Been
sation Law Favored.
St-, Louis, Mo.' Important changes
In the taxation system of Missouri
nre recommended bv the Committee
on New Constitution of the Par Assoil
elation of St. Louis, which has com
pleted Its recommendations to the peo
ple of the state nnd the members of
the coming constitutional convention.
The Par Association, at Its meeting,
voted to approve of the committee's re
port nnd to retnln the committee for
The committee recommends that
the Constitution be Amended rather j
thnfi recast as an entirety, and that ,
the present bill of rights be preserved, j
The chief chnnges recommended ns to !
taxation are abandonment of the pros-!
ent theoretical value tax on Intangible
personal property, to bo replaced by !
special or Indirect taxes on such prop
erty; nnd the creation of n state tax
commission of experts, to give their j
entire time to the supervision nnd nd-1
mlnlstrntlon of taxation and revenue.
Resides the recommendation ns to
taxation, the committee .urges a state
budget system, reorganization ,of the
department of education, unifying of
the Judicial system, removal of the
suffrage from nliens not fully natural
ized; full political rights for women,
and a provision for a workmen's com
AGREEMENT ON $400,000
PETTIS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Sednlln, Mo. The members of th
commission appointed by the Pettis
county court to make plans for a j
flOO.OOO courthouse to take the place j
of the one destroyed by tire a year
ago last June, met here and came to
nn agreement which will be voted
iipon nt a speclnl election November
15. The following resolutions were
"We believe thnt $100,000 Is not ex
cessive for the character of building
proposed to be built. Wo believe the
figures ns to the tax levy namely, 7
cents on the $100 will provide the
accessary funds, pay Interest nnd re
tire bonds In sixteen years. We urge
the voters of the county to support the
issue. We Indorse the nctlon of the
county court In appointing the com
mittee to have charge of tecurlng
plans, employing architects 'and let
ting contract for the construction of
Wants Railroads to Rebuild Viaduct.
Jefferson City, Mo. A complnlnt
was tiled with the State Public Serv
ice Commission by Mayor Kiel of St.
Louis against the Missouri Pacific and
ather corporations. Kiel asks for an
order requiring the construction of n
viaduct at Fourteenth street for the
better accommodation Of traffic nt
J4-Pound Turtle Captured.
Poplar Bluff, Mo. Probably the
largest turtle ever taken from Black
River wns captured by Ed AmL
When measured It was found to ho 5
.Vet 3 Inches from tip of his nose to
the tip of his tall. It weighed 04
pounds nnd carried a shell that meas
ured 10 by 25 inches, its mouth meas
ured 11 Inches.
Weds Two Couple In 15 Minutes.
Sednlln, Mo. Rev. A. V. Knken
doffer, pastor of the First Christian
Church, united in marriage Flod Croy
ind Miss Frances Roach. Fifteen
jilnutcs later lie married Jerome Rudd
and Miss Edith Cordry.
More Teachers Than Last Year.
Jefferson City, Mo. Sam A. Baker,
ttato sujierlntcndont of schools, has
announced that there nre 22,5110 teach
ers employed in Missouri schools now,
as against 22,120 last year.
Married at Clinton, Mo.
Clinton, Mo, Milton Meyer, of Sf.
Charles, .Mo., wus married to Miss
Jessie Hurley by Rev. Father Dona-
van at the church of the Holy Rosary.
Potato Warehouse Burns.
Maiden, Mo. The sweet potato dry
ing and storage warehouse, owned by
J. R. Wilson, was destroyed by fire
of unknown origin.
Sues State Fair Board.
Sedalla, Mo. Mrs. J. W. Brown sued
tho Statu Fair Hoard for $5,000 dam
ugus, alleging thut It did not keep its
contract to erect u lunch-stand at a
certain locution on tlielfalr grounds s6
thnt she could carry on business dur
Ing thu centennial celebration.
New Factory for Boonville.
Iloonvllle, Mo. W. A. Krnzler, of St.
Louis, supervising manager of the
Hiiinllton-tirown Shoo Company of St.
Louis, Is here to look after the details
for opening u local factory.
Bonus Bill Copies Sent to Leulslato .
Jefferson City, Mo. Copies of thq
bonus bill to be presented to the spe
cial session of thu legislature have
boon sent to members of the senate
The salient features of the bill are:
Ten dollnra per month for each
month's service, whether abroad or nt
home, for each soldier, sailor and ma
rine, who wore" residents of Missouri
when they entered the service.
Maximum bonus limited to 25
months' service, or $250.
Bonus payments, are exempted from
the claims of creditors.
Tlie net Is to be administered by a
commission of three, of which the
adjutant general of the state is ex
oft'lclo chairman nnd the other two
members to be appointed by the
Each member of the commission is
to be paid $10 per day fog his
The adjutant general Is to be the
administrative bead of the bonus bu
reau. The commission Is to be abol
ished by order of the governor when
Its work Is completed.
All applications for Win bonus must
be filed by December M, 1022.
The bond Issue Is limited to $15,000,
000, to be Issued by the fund commis
sioners. The bonds for the bonus are ex
empted from all state, county and
Date of maturity of the bonds Is left
to the board of fund commissioners
Interest on the bonds Is to be paid
by a direct annual tax levy, the amount
to be tlxed by the state auditor.
It Is estimated that there nor 107,000
men eligible to participate In the
Sanitary Engineer for State.
Jefferson City, Mo. Dr. Corfez F.
Knlle, secretary of the State Board of
Health, announced that the board had
authorized the employment of a state
sanitary engineer whose services are
desired especially to aid in the correc
tion of conditions which have caused
the water supplies of many communi
ties In the state to bo contaminated.
The services of this expert will bo
available for use of communities
throughout the state.
Surveys will he made of the
sources of water supply throughout
the state, and warning given where
contamination Is feared.
Jefferson City, Mo. Reports of 121
county nnd city health officials In the
state to the State Board of Health in
dicate that diphtheria Is more preva
lent In Missouri than at any time since
September 1,-last, 401 new cases hav
ing lieen reported October 15 and 400
more October 22. In all 1,012 cass
have been reported since .Tnnunry 1.
Dr. Corfez F. Knlle, secretary of the
board, urges that cases of sore throat
be wutched carefully, declaring thnt
there Is no excuse for deaths from
diphtheria, as science has found thnt
antitoxin Is n certain specific if ad
ministered In time.
Annual Poultry Show.
St. Louis, Mo. The annual meeting
and exhibition of the Amerlcnn Polish
Club will be held at- St. Louis, Decem
ber 20 to January 2, in connection
with the Greater St. Louis Coliseum :
Show of poultry, pigeons, rabbits and'
dogs. There will be several hundred'
rare and beautiful specimens of Polish!
fowl on exhibition, In addition to
more thnn 5,000 entries of lnnd nnd
wnter fowl, animals and birds. Man
ager Charles Key Cullom announces
thnt the Missouri State and federal
departments of agriculture will have
exhibits at the show.
Derailed Cars Demolish Depot.
bedulla, Mo. Four hundred feet of
track was torn up nt Stoutsvllle, ,'i4
tulles south of Hannibal, when eight
cars of a Wabash freight train left
the track and dashed into the depot,
demolishing it. Traffic was blocked
12 hours. Tho cause of the derail
ment Is not known. No one was in
Columbia Bandmaster Leaves.
woiumnia, .mo. iror. unnrlcs
mental Band of Columbia, bus accept-
fwl tlw. .,..nnt..,..... .... 1 , n
inv tijiiiwiMi iiit-iu muiuimisier or
tho State Reform School Band at.
Boonville and 1ms gone to that city to
take up his new duties.
Wellsville Mines Reopen.
Wellsville, Mo. The mines of the
Wellsville Fire Brick Company that
have been closed down for six months,
reopened with full working crews.
Dry Quits to Preach.
Springfield, Mo. A. M. Livingston,
of Springfield, district superintendent
of tlie Autlsuloon Leapue in the terri
tory south of the Missouri River, hns
resigned to take up evangelistic work.
Man Dies from Tractor Explosion.
Mexico, Mo. It. A. Odell was burned
when a tractor exploded near Vandalln
and died. Itlley Hodges nnd Don Wil
Uunis are expected to recover.
Clearmont Superintendent Named.
Mnryvllle, Mo. Lesllu iG. Somer-
vllle, superintendent of schools
Clearmont, has been appointed county
superintendent of schools to succeed
Bert Cooper, who resigned to take n
place with' tho Stato Teachers' Col
lego at KIrUsvllle.
Make Armistice Day November 6.
Ktrksvillo, Mo. The Ministerial Al
liance of this city has decided to ob
serve Armlstico Day on November (1,
and speclnl services will be held In all
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