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PAIR PLAY. STB. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI,
Condensed News Items
SHORT STORIES TERSELY TOLD FOR
THE BENEFIT OF BUSY READERS.
A company of SO citizens of Ohio,
who planned to present to President
Ilnnllng a petition asking for rccog
nltlon by the United Stntcs of the so
called "Irish Kepubllc," will not be re
ceived by the President.
In n simple service, half-religions,
linlf mtlltury, more thnn a thousand
persons nt New York paid tribute to
the memory of Mcut. Col. Charles W.
Whittlesey, commander of the famous
"lost battnllon" of the Argonne, who
disappeared from n vessel bound for
Whisky valued nt more than .?SO,000
was removed from the T. I?. Itlpy Dis
tillery near Tyrone, Ky by a band of
i!0 armed men who held up the super
intendent and three guards.
Thomas A. Edison Is In complete
agreement with Henry Ford on the
possibilities for development of up
ward of 1,000,000 electrical horse
power on the Tennessee Itlver nt Mus
cle Shoals, says a report from Flor
Klght Americans were said to be un
der arrest nt Unsenada, Lower Cali
fornia, and their fishing boat, the
Mabel, seized and Riven to the prl7.c
crew by the Mexican gunboat, Tecatc,
according to n report to customs offi
cers at the harbor at Los Angeles.
William S. Hart, motion-picture ac
tor, was married at Los Angeles to
Miss Winfred Westover, who has been
included in hLs supporting company for
Komi; time. The service was read at
un Episcopal Church In Hollywood.
"I know whereof I speak. We are
going to succeed beyond our fondest
hopes," President Harding said of the
conference on limitation of armaments
In an extemporaneous speech at the
annual meeting of the General Hoard
of the American Ked Cross, Washing
ton. How his wife had hoodwinked him
out of $35,000 by giving him an en
velope of worthless paper Instead of
."." $1,000 bills in their settlement prior
to their divorce was tearfully told by
Ivan Skobel, proprietor of a Husslnn
bathhouse at St. Louis.
The light over the paternity of Baby
Guy Stlllman came to an end at I'ough
keepsle, N. Y., but It will be weeks be
fore Supreme Court Justice Morschau
ser decides whether or not the child Is
Picketing in connection with a labor
strike Is unjustifiable If carried to the
point of "Importunity and dogging,"
the U. S. Supreme Court has ruled.
iteports to the United States I.abor
Board show .steadily improving condi
tions among the railroads of the coun
try, lien V. Hooper, vice-chairman of
the board, said In a statement at Chi
cago. Chicago's stockyurd district was the
scene of another series of outbreaks
which at times approached the riot
stage, as a result of the strike of
packing-plant employes, which has
been It) effect in all parts of the coun
try's chief packing centers for four
All employes of Armour & Co. who
strike in accordance with the order of
the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and
Butcher Workers of North America
will lose their Jobs anil plnco them
selves beyond the protection of the
plant conference board and divisional
The suggestion of President Hard
ing, made In his message to Congress,
lor a court to decide wages and condi
tions of employment, was declared to
be a reversion to conditions obtaining
more than 400 years ago," In a state
ment Issued by Sumuel (Jumpers, presi
dent of the Ajnerlcan Federation of
President Hurdlng will send a spe
cial message to Congress early rec
ommending the establishment of a ship
subsidy policy by the Putted States,
It was learned at Washington.
This packing room of the Schnim
Glass Manufacturing Company, Hllls
boro. 111., was destroyed by lire. The
damage was estimated at about $30,
000, covered by Insurance.
Eleven member, of the American
Expeditionary Forces were hanged In
France after conviction by a military
court-martial, Col. Walter E. Bother,
nsslstant Judge advocate general of
the army, testified before the Senate
committee Investigating charges by
Senntor Watson, Democrat, of Georgia.
Interest- on Liberty bonds held by
corporation Income tax of the new
revenue law under a formal ruling Is
sued by the Internal Itevenue Bureau.
Special prohibition agents from
Washington seized a carload of onions
iat Norfolk, Va., In which were found
total of -100 cases of whisky. The
shipment Is valued at $00,000.
Appointment of a commission to con
duct an investigation of the cost of
(education In the United States was an-
Eounced by the American Council on
tfucatlon, at Washington.
Sales of beer and light wine would
bo permitted In congressional districts
In which voters expressed approval,
under a bill introduced by IteprcsenU
Uve Hill (Hep.) of Maryland.
The new Irish Free State will ns
sure the obligations In this country of
the Irish Kepubllc, amounting to about
$0,000,000, Stephnn M. O'Mnrn, mayor
of Limerick and fiscal agent of the
Irish government, announced nt Wash
ington. The War Department Is opposed to
granting clemency to the fKl former
members of the 24th Infantry who are
In prison for participating In the Hous
ton riots In August, 11)17, Secretary
Weeks informed Chairman Kahn of
the House Mllltnry Committee.
Organization here of "the Itlders of
the Night" which will be ready "at the
drop of a hat to throw Its strength of
4S8 meml)3rs with the Kit Klux Klnn
against the evil forces at work In Mus
kogee." was announced In a message to
a Muskogee, Okla., newspaper.
Upon the success or the failure of
the Washington conference for the lim
itation of armaments depends lnrgely
the ability of foreign governments to
limit their budgets, stabilize exchange,
restore International trade and start
the world toward economic rehabilita
tion In the viewpoint of the Federal
Andy Plch, 40, was crushed to
denth under two tons of coal which fell
upon him In a mine at Zleglcr, III.,
burying his body from his shoulders
downward. Inllucnzn had killed his
wife, and their live children are In a
home for orphans.
One man was killed, four others
were seriously burned and a property
loss og $2,r),0(X) was Incurred when a
new oll-rellnlng system which was be
ing operated for the first time exploded
In the plant of the Boxnna Petroleum
Company nt Boxnna, 111.
Sentence of life imprisonment was
Imposed on James Cooper, of Pekln,
III., a broom manufacturer, at Peters
burg, 111., after he pleaded guilty to.,
the murder of his wife, Maude Cooper,
on March 7, at the homo of her par
ents, near here.
One bank robber was shot and killed
and H. II. Newhall, president of the
Bank of Portland, was shot In a holdup
of the bank, at Portland, Ore. Another
robber was captured, but the third es
caped. F. W. Abt, cashier, shot the
robber who was killed. '
A preliminary hearing was waived '
by the defense tit San Francisco in the
case of Boncoe C. (Fatty) Arbuckle, I
charged with violation of the Volstead
prohibition enforcement act. The case
will go directly to the United States
Bev. Francis Wrenn, formerly a
priest at Akron, la., accused of assault
with Intent to commit rape, was found
guilty by a jury at Le Mars, la., after
four hours' deliberation. i
Harry Brenner, up to a few days
ago a bookkeoier In the Broadway
Central Bank, New York, and Jacob
Flelschmann, 4.'!, salesman, were ar
rested, charged with the larceny of
$'J!).000 from the bank. They confessed
that they had taken the money to buy
Ibiuor and embark on a bootlegging
venture, according to detectives.
Henry A. Melton, IS years old, St.
Louis, confessed to police that he had
shot and killed Patrolman John J.
McGrath, when the officer stopped him
and his brother, Joseph, 18, to search
Lena M. Clarke was found not guil
ty because of Insanity on a charge of
killing F. A. Mlltlmore, Orlnndo, Flu.,
restauranteur. Baxter II. Patterson,
Jointly Indicted with Miss Clarke, was
acquitted without reservation as to
FOREIGN. . ;
Former Turkish Grand Vizier Saldall
Pasha was fatally shot while he was
taking a walk through the city of
Home. He was rushed to a hospital,
but was dead when the ambulance ar
rived. His assailant has not been ap
prehended. Prime Minister Lloyd George has not
definitely abandoned his trip to the
Washington conference, nor bus he
definitely decided to go, according to
a statement made at his official resi
dence. The situation regarding his
proposed trip Is unchanged, namely,
uncertain, It was stated.
The i-stato of Enrico Caruso In Flor
ence has been officially estimated at
HO.OOO.OOO lire, It was announced at
Borne. Fifteen million Uro huve been
deposited In a bank under un agree
ment, between the widow and the other
heirs whereby ber daughter, Gloria,
Inherits half of the estate and the re
mainder Is divided among the other
It Is reported that 100 lost their lives
In the explosion of an oil tank In the
Nobel Dynamite Works at Sarrlouls,
Bhennlhh Prussia. The works' were
Germany nnd Switzerland have
signed a treaty of arbitration under
which each country Is compelled to
submit almost all questions in dispute
between them to arbitration.
An appeal has leen taken against
the conviction of Henry Desire Lan
dru, the "Bluebeard of Gumbals," who
was sentenced to death at Paris for
having killed 10 women and a boy.
STUDYING ROAD PUNS
Engineering Force of Old Board It
Summoned to the Capital for
Jefferson City, Mo. Sessions of the
State Highway Commission, which be
gan here, will continue for several
Preliminary to Its work the commis
sion will go over the construction
plans of the old highway board and
endenvor to analyze results. Governor
Hyde has culled In the six division
engineers as well as Chief Engineer
Graham. The division engineers, are
M. .1. Hanlck, of Mncon ; A. C. I.lnglcy
and S. M. nudder, of St. Joseph; H.
D. Griffith, of De Soto; H. P. Moberly,
of Springfield, and M. U. Murray, of
Murray Carlton nrrlved from St.
Louis, Charles D. Matthews came In
from Slkeston, and S. S. Connett came
from St. Joseph.
It Is likely thnt the old highway
board organization will be left Intact
until the commission has mastered the
details of the work thus far accom
plished. E. S. Austin, secretary of the old
board, probably will bo retained nnfl
Chief Engineer Graham also Is likely
to remain in the service in some ca
pacity. Postmaster Shot to Death.
Houston, Mo. Carl Mitchell, 35, was
placed In Jail here charged with killing
Pat King, postmnster at Edansvllle, a
small town In the north pnrt of Texas
County. King ordered a crowd of
farmers to leave his store, but they re
fused to go and a general disturbance
began. Mitchell, the sheriff said, shot
King. Hanson Mitchell, brother of
Carl, was seriously wounded in the
Agriculture Class Started.
Chilllcotho, Mo. The first step In
the development of nrlcultural work
In Livingston County has been started
by the organization of a clnss In this
city which Is to be followed by similar
organizations In other parts of the
county. The first work Is being car
ried out under the direction of Prof.
Bert Cooper of the Northwest State
Teachers' College at Mnryvllle.
Bank Vault Robbed of $101.
Eldorado Springs, Mo. The Stock
ton Exchange Bank was robbed of
$101. Several deposit boxes were
opened, but nothing has been mtsseil
ns yet. When the bank opened a $1,000
Liberty bond coupon was found on the
floor. One deposit box which hud been
rumuged contnlned registered bonds
which had been overlooked.
Talks on Educational Problems.
Cape Girardeau, Mo. President Jo
seph A. Sorena of the Southeast State
Teachers' College In this city Is on a
tour of the southeastern counties of
the state, conferring with the leading
educators regarding the educational
problems of this section and also re
garding the development of the teach
ers' college In this city.
Missouri Editor Is Dead at 76.
Montgomery City, Mo. John W.
Jacks, 70, the veteran editor of the
Montgomery Standard, died at his
home In this city. Ills widow, two
sons, Keith and Harry, both of whom
are newspaper men, and one daughter,
Mrs. Ernest Kemper of this city, sur
Bank Cashier Elected.
Montgomery City, Mo. John non
tor, who has been nsslstnnt cashier of
the Montgomery County Bank In this
city, has been elected cashier, to suc
ceed Sam Sharp, Jr., who Is now depu
ty state bank examiner.
Bragg City Merchant Bankrupt.
Cape Girardeau, Mo. D. A. Fouty,
of Bragg City, Pemlscott County, a
merchant, has filed a voluntary peti
tion In bankruptcy here, placing his
liabilities at $8,177.02 and his assets
42 Railroad Men Laid Off.
Nevada, Mo. Twenty-six men have
been laid off nt the Missouri Pacific
Bailroad roundhouse In this city, and
10 men were cut from the firemen's
board. Six engineers were reduced to
$48,883 Raised by Taxes.
Mexico, Mo. Curren tax payments
In Audrain County up to December 1
totaled $18,8SS.S0, more than $10,000
greater than last year. Payments
were made by 125 more persons.
Mexico After Poultry Show.
Mexico, Mn. Tim Mexico Commer
cial Club will make an effort to land
the 1022 show of the Missouri Poultry
Man, 72, Dies of Pneumonia.
Hardin, Mo. Charles T. Kenton, 72
years old, u wealthy resident of this
section, died here of pneumonia.
Two New Churches Almost Complete.
Excelsior Springs, Mo. Work on the
Christian and Baptist churches In this
city Is progressing ut a most satisfac
tory rate. The outer walla of the
Christian Church are almost finished
and the building will be inclosed by
Missouri Woman Dies In West
Klrksvllle, Mo, News has been re
ceived hero of the death of Mrs.
Amanda Johnson, 83 years old, at
Orange, Col., to which city she had
recently removed from Klrksvllle.
Frisco Earnings Increase.
Springfield, Sto. A report of the
gross enrnlngs of the Frisco Itallroad
for the month of October, Just made
public here, shows thnt It wns the larg
est since last December. Net operat
ing expenses were not as high as In
August, nnd September, but exceeded
each of the first seven months of the
year. The gross Income for the ten
months Is $72,231,107, and net operat
ing Income $14,078,181.
Butter and Egg Prices Up.
Springfield, Mo. The price of the
three chief products of Greene County
showed a marked ndvancc this month,
eggs tnUlng a decided Jump. The ad
vance In the latter commodity was
from 34 cents n dozen to 40 cents a
dozen. The advance of more than one
third was the greatest change In the
Missouri farmer's products during the
Former Missouri U. Professor Die.
Columbia, Mo. News was received
hero of the death at Pomona, Cnl., of
Dr. John Miller Burnam, f7 yenrs old,
formerly assistant professor of Latin
at the University of Missouri. Paral
ysis was the cause. Dr. Burnam pos
sessed nt the lime of his death one
of the most complete libraries of pale
ography In the world.
Big Island Oil Co. Formed.
Poplar Bluff, Mo. The Big Island
Oil Compnny, made tip In the main of
Poplar Bluff people, has been organ
ized here with a capital of $100,000,
of which $r0,000'ls paid hi. The com
pnny has a 25-ycnr lease on more than
11,000 acres on Big Island and will
begin to drill n test oil hole on th
property nt once.
Jasper County "Y" Seeks Funds.
Carthnge, Mo. The executive com
mltteee of the Jasper County Y. M.
C. A. has announced that $1,000 will,
be needed to carry on the activities of
the organization during the coming
year, nnd a flnanclnl campaign will be
started soon to secure the required
Mennonites Purchase Land.
Poplar Bluff, Mo. The second col
ony of Mennonites will take up their
residence In this county nt once. B. D.
Bornstrager, of Hutchinson, Kan., the1
head of the new colony, hns closed a
deal for the purchase of 700 acres of
land nnd a lent on 320 acres addi
tional. Regents Confer on New Building.
Klrksvllle, .Mo. The Board of Re
gents of the Northeast State Teachers
College of this city will meet soon to
confer with architects regarding the
permanent plnns for the new building
on the campus, which will embrnce an
auditorium, cafeteria and gymnasium.
Missouri U. Farmers' Week Jan. 16-20.
Columbia, Mo. The 1922 Farmers
week at the University of Missouri has
been set for January 10 to 20, Inclusive.
This Is the annual event at which lec
tures are given and demonstrations
are made of the work that Is being
done In the College of Agriculture.
Loans of $100,000 Arranged.
Versailles, Mo. T. P. Bond, exam
iner for the FedernI Land Bank of
Barnett, has been In this city negoti
ating loans for farmers nnd reports
thnt about in will receive lonns ag
gregating $100,000, which will help
them to tide over to a better crop.
Man Leaps In Front of Train.
Lamar, Mo. Sam Shafer, who at
tempted suicide by throwing himself
In front of a fast Frisco train at Ian
tha, wns brought to Lamar by Sheriff
Noble for treatment ns a county pa
tient. Shafer anil his brother-in-law
had frequently quarreled.
To Build Dehydration Plant.
Monnett, Mo. The Commercial Club
has announced that the flnnnclng of
the proposed dehydrating plnnt In this
city hns lieen completed and J. n. El
pas's, builder nnd operator, Is making
plans to begin erection of the factory.
16-Year-Old Wife Asks Divorce.
Mexico. Mo. Mrs. Edna Doss Vpt-
dler. 10-vear-old wife of I.ovd Vonltr-r.
Is suing her husband In the Audrain
County circuit court here for dlvorcp
on the grounds of crueltv nnd non.
support. She was mnnied when 11.
Orders Grain Rate Cut December 27.
Jefferson City, Mo. The State Pub
lic Service Commission has Issued an
order putting Into effect December 27
a reduction In state rates on all rail
road shipments of grnln and grain
products of 13 per cent.
Richmond, Mo., Dentist Dies.
Richmond, Mo. Dr. Frank P.
Gnlnes, formerly a dentist In Rich
mond nnd Kansas City, died at hlr
homo In Oakland, Cal nccordlng to
ndvlces received In this city.
Morrlsvllle's First Auto Theft.
Morrlsvllle, Mo. The first nntomo
hlle ever stolen In this vicinity was
taken from the garage of Vlrgll Box,
fanner, nenr here.
Smallpox In Callaway County.
Fulton, Mo. Dr. C. H. Christian,
county physician, reported that four
members of the faintly of Wallace
Moore, at Wnlncounty, Including
Moore and his wife, are 111 with small
pox. A quarantine has been estab
lished. Dramatic Club Organized.
Mexico, Mo. The "Hardin Player,"
a dramatic club, was organized al
Hardin College here. Every student
was given a chance to "try out" aae)
26 were elected to membraklp.
LEAVbS SENA I E FOR LclilON
Connecticut Lawmaker Resigns to A
cept Commandershlp of Depart
ment of His State.
Clarence W. Seymour, Hartford,
Conn., tendered his resignation as
state senator In
t h e Connecticut
leglsliffurc to ac
cept the com
mandershlp of the
Connecticut d e -partment
to which he was
elected last Sep
tember. The constitu
tion of the Le
gion makes It Im-
f.nu:lh1f tnr n
stnte commander to hold u public of
fice, nnd when Mr. Seymour was called
upon to decide between the legisla
ture nnd the Legion, he placed the
commandershlp first In Importance.
Mr. Seymour, a graduate of Yule In
both arts and law, enlisted In the Con
necticut cavalry in 1014. He served
on the Mexican border In 1010, and
later was commissioned a first lieu
tenant nt the Plnttsburg training
enmp. He served In France ns bat
talion ndjutnnt of the One Hundred
and Eighteenth field artillery, Thirty
After his return from France he was
elected state senator, lie was a mem
ber of the mllltnry committee of the
1021 general assembly.
ONLY POLICE WOMAN MEMBER
Mrs. Rose F. Taylor Belongs to New
York Pest Composed Entirely
of the "Bravest."
Mrs. Rose F. Taylor, pioneer police
woman of the United States, Is the
only woman mem
ber of the La
fayette Post of tha
New York City,
of members of the
New York police
force. Mrs. Taylor
has been stationed
nt the 47th street
station, the busi
est In the "Great
White Way" dis
trict for ten years
and she was the only policewoman of
the 05 employed In New York who went
Into war service.
In July, 1017, Mrs. Taylor Joined a
New York hospital unit and went to
France where she was stationed at
Savenay, Paris, and with mobile hospi
tal No. 10 at the front. Her overseas
service lasted twenty months. Mrs.
Taylor Is a graduate nurse of the New
York Post Graduate hospital.
One of Mrs. Taylor's duties on the
New York police force Is finding "lost
girls." She conducts n bureau for that
purpose and makes regular Inspection
tours of dance halls, "movies", cabarets
and other places where "lost girls"
are sometimes found.
WOMAN IS VICE COMMANDER
Mrs. Amy Robbins Ware of Minnesota
Is Flrct of Sex to Hold Office
Mrs. Amy Itobblns Wnre, Itobblns
dale. Minn., who served during the
World war as a
member of the
corps, is tin' first
woman of Minne
sota to hold the
otllce of state vice
commander of the
Mrs. Wnre star
tled delegates to
the lust conven
tion of the Le
gion, at Winona,
Minn., by arriving
at that city In an airplane.
In the convention, Mrs. Wnre was
nominated for the vice commander
ship by a man Dr. M. E. Wlthrnw of
International Falls, Minn. who had
served with Mrs. Ware In the Argnnne
Mrs, Ware Is the third member of
her family, In as many generations, to !
serve ns war nurse. Her mother and
grandmother were volunteer nurses
during the Civil wur.
While in France, Mrs. Ware wrote
a book of poems, "Echoes of France,"
which have been widely praised.
90 PUBLICITY MEN IN POST
Number of Boosters In 8. Rankin Drew
Unit Assures Body of Most Ef
Of all the 11,000 posts of the Amerl
can Legion In the United States and In
14 foreign countries, the one that slips
Into the lltne-llght most often Is the
S. Itnnkln Drew unit of New York
city. The fact that tho post has 00
publicity men on Its roster should ex
plain It all.
Named for the first American actor
to die In France, some of the coun
try's foremost actors of tho legitimate
stage sought membership following
their wnr experiences. Motion pic
ture men nnd those interested In the
allied amusements, along with H5 gen
uine and successful, more or less, play,
wrlghts complete the membership.
The post stages an annual show In
the New York hippodrome, calling u
meeting of Its membership to assemble
u Htellur cast. The 00 publicity men
do the rest and Uie money la given t
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