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Oft County Klcktr
fey Workers Printing Cempan)-.
toenton. Mo.
of Directors: C. M. Weaver. Fne .
Jultua Altarerht. J. H. Dranam. jnm
eyar. Solomon Dlebold. Phil A. tlarncr
ecretary-TTaa aurer.
afetered la the post office at Benton, Hex.
aa second-claae matter.
Published every Saturday. Subiorlptlo
rie 11.00 par rear.
THE SAVING HABIT.
On of the moot difficult and at the
eame time moat essential ot habits to
form la that ot saving. Of course,
there are many persona In all walks
of life who, although they are in com
fortable circumstances, are bo penuri
ous as to be absolutely opposed to
parting even with their pennies. Their
very lives are controlled by the idea
of getting along with as little as pos
sible eren at the risk of earning for
themselves a reputation for stingi
ness. Such persons, however, make
up a class all to themselves, and gen
erally deserve the contempt in which
they are held by their fellow-beings.
On the other hand, the spendthrift de
serves as much, it not more, condem
nation, perhaps, for the facility with
which he allows his often hard-earned
money to slip through his bands.
There is a golden mean net ween these
two extremes of character and it is
found In the ability of a man to save
from his earnings sufficient for the
proverbial rainy day. The advantages
ot saving may be demonstrated to us
In many ways and on many occasions,
but It remains for necessity to im
press its importance upon our minds.
It may be that the manner of living
may account in large measure for the
universal habit of spending all that
we make the opportunities for doing
so are very great and at the same
time seem very real and imperative,
and it Is only after the pocket is emp
ty and we face stern necessity that
we are able to discriminate between
-opportunity and temptatfcn.
Palestine Is fast becoming one of
the great orange-growing countries of
the world. Much fruit of excellent
quality Is being shipped every year to
London and other markets in north
ern Europe, and this year the crop of
the district near Jaffa, the port of
Jerusalem, Is estimated at 1,600.000
boxes. Farther up the Syrian coast
Tyre and Sidou are expected to reach
a total of 400,000 cases of oranges ex
ported and 00.000 cases of Itmous
For a small country Palestine has
many Interesting and valuable prod
ucts Its olive groves are as produc
tive as they are ancient, and its vine
yards yield grapes ot fine quality in
great abundance. Notwithstanding: the
drawback of a sometimes very defici
ent and usually scanty water supply,
Syria produces a large quantity of ex
cellent food. But it is not easy to
think of Palestine's exports of oranges
without thinking of the Immeasurably
more important exports and Ideas
and ideals from that little country.
By comparison with the moral and
spiritual forces which have gone out
from Syria to enrich the world, all the
products of the soil which can be
shipped from the ports as long as the
earth shall endure will be of little
Significance,
There has been a great deal of gos
sip to the effect that the little Don
Jaime, younger son of King Alfonso
of Spain, is physically and mentally
defective A recent dispatch from
Madrid announces that nine phys
icians recently held a consultation
on his case and pronounce hira per
fectly normal, though he Is alfiicted
with an affc-c'iou of the ears which
has persisted since his birth. When
there is any shadow of basi3 for sen
sational statements concerning mem
bers of royalty, corre-spondeatu who
thrive on gossi.- are sure, to make the
most of it.
North Pacific whalers are no; unan
imous in aeoeptlng the theory that
whale llsher'.ts are playing out on ac
count of the extinction of the whales.
One captalu who notes that his ship
and another made a kill of 1ST last
year and only 54 this year, thinks the
recent volcanic disturbances have
made changes in ocean currento that
have diverted the small fish on which
the whales depend for food. He thinks
that in time the whales wlN Be back
in their old time haunts, or discovered
in their new ones.
The United States consul at Prague
says there are practically no flies In
Bohemia. He attributes the phenome
non to the fact that "everything Is
ade of brick, stone or concrete, and
i streets are cleaned several times
ly." The reason why tho fly is
.ted Is that his habits are so dirty.
Yet where he is numerous, his num
bers indicate the presence of dirt. Un
doubtedly the best way to get rid of
files Is not to "swat" them, but to
clean up.
A Scranton pedagogue says the
teacher's first aim should be to In
terest the child, therefore ho urges
the use of slang. The teacher's stand
ing on one foot might also interest
the pupil and be about as useful, but
it la not advocated.
A groom of twenty-nine who eloped
with a bride of eighty may not have
picked a budding beauty; but he baa
tha consolation of knowing be hasn't
annexed himself to a. mother-in-law.
womanlaas play la being present
ed In a Chicago theater. Which
knocks oat the "girl show" proposi
tion, sad also shatters a favored tra
dition concerning tha necessity of a
Java theme tor every drams.
-iiiilMni'ii
VICTIM TESTIFIES
1T0 STRIKE RIOTS
POLICEMAN WHO WA8 STABBED
SAYS ONE OF WORKERS'
LEADERS STOOD BEHIND.
ONE WAS ARMED WITH CLUB
Declare Ha Saw Lopliso Woman Fall -
on Opposite Side of Street at
the S:.me Insti.nt He Re-
celved Stab Wound.
Salem. Mass. Joseph Caruso, d
fendant with Jeseph J. Ettor and
Arturo Glovannitti. on trial for the
murder of Anna I.oplzzo, victim of
the Lawrence texti'c strike rieits,
was declared by witnessca to have
been present when Policeman Oscar
Benoit was stabbed and the I.opizzo
girl shot on the evening ot January
29 last.
Edward Afarsh.-ill, a policeman, who
was with Benoit on that night, said
that Caruso, accompanied by Salva
iloro Scuito, now a fugitive, stood dl
rectly behind Benoit Immediately be
fore the shooting and stabbing
Benoit himself testified that he hud
seen Caruso armod with a club a few
minutes before hj received '.he knife
wound. ,
Surrounded by Four Men.
"There were two men behind Be
noit and two men in front of him,
one of whom had sworn at him.'' said
Marshall. "Just then I heard shots
and I took hold ct Benoit and turned
him around. It was at that moment
that he was stabbed."
The witness described the two men
who had been standing behind Benoit
and said one was Scuito and the oth- '
er, "in his opinion," Curuso.
"The mob was all around us." said
Benoit. "Officer M -rshall had jus!
told me to look t ut w hen 1 felt a blow
In the back Then I saw a flush and
seemed to feel '.lent
"1 heard the report Of n revolve:
also, anil just at tha' moment I snw
the Loplsso woman on the opposite
skle of the street ta l."
Asked about his recognition of Ca
ruso among the strikers, Benoit said
"Caruso was tine o( the men at the
head of the crowd that rushed upon
us. H( was one of the v.ien who ap
proached me just before I was stabbed
and before he shooting.'
Fire at Jjckson Prison.
Jackson, Miss Fire, believed tc
huve been started by convicts, de
stroyed the bis binder twine ware
house of the stat" p.ison. Fortunato
ly for the stut?. the stock of the fin
ished twine wns not Bl large as was
stored there before harvesting time,
but about "00 n us were destroyed.
Roosevelt Back at Work.
Oyster Ba v v. Col. Roosevelt
has taken up the active work of the
campaign. !! dictated h number oi
le'ters to Progressiva leaders, then
took up the preparation of the speech
which he expects to deliver In Naw
York.
Woman Slayer Give-i Life.
Lafayette La. Clementine Barns
bet. self-confessed mttfden r of IT per
sons, charged with slaying this num
ber, was found guilty I if murder and
sentenced to life Imprisonment, The
testimony showed the had murdered
22 people.
P.-airie Fire Tlirt.'tens Town.
Crookston. Minn. The first prairie
fire of the seas' n burned over 10.000
.".ores of land near Euclid ar.d thri ;u
snad the village -md destroyed much
hay. All ot Euclid turned out and
succeeded in Stopping tha flames.
Gen. Hancock's Brother Dying.
Washington, Cel. John Hancock n
veteran of the civil war and brother
of the late Maj. Gen. Wlnfield Scot'
Haueock. famOUl I'nion field officer 0)
the civil war. Is critically ill at his
home In this city.
Two Held for Mail Trefts.
Omaha. pnited States postofflcs
inspectors arrested Frank N. Whine
nand. who lives in Chicago, pud Ben
"aniin Day, a resident of Omaha, on
the ch;ifge of robbing the United
S'ates mail.
'.Irs. Cleveland and Mrs. Wilson Meet
Philadelphia. Mrs. Qrovor Cleve
land and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson were
among the guests at the fifth annual
dinner and discussion ot the Home
aid School league of Philadelphia.
$100,030 Fire at Coney Island.
New York. Fire destroyed two ho
tels, a dancing pavilion, dance hull
and a bathing pavilion at Coney
Island, The damage Is estimated at
$lu0,!00.
Detective Slain by Car Thieve.-..
Denver. The body ol Jeff Spinpley,
a detective, was found at Utah Junc
tion, three milB from here. He had
been murdered while attempiitvg to
apprehend thieves who have been
breaking into boxcars.
Bank Cashier Confessea.
Manistee, Mich. John W. Sibben,
assistant cashier of the First National
bank of Manistee, confessed to em
bezzling $44,000 during the last 18
years to play the Chicago stock mar
ket. May Spain Diaz's Life.
Vera Crux, Mexico. Two of the
captured officers ot the staff of Felix
Diaz weer shot by the federal troopa,
after being sentenced to death by
summary court martial. The execu
tion was carried out with secrecy.
40 Shot In Havana Riot
Havana. A brisk battle between
Conservatives and Liberals, In v-hlch
several hundred ahota were fired and
forty persons were killed or wovnd
ed, took place In Central- park. Ir
the heart -of the city.
STANDARUTO STOP
SALE OF FUEL OIL
TRUST FINDS GREATER PROFIT
LIES IN REFINING AND HAN-
DLINQ PRODUCT.
AFFECTS ILLUMINATING GAS
Manufacturing Plants In Chicago and
Elsewhere Must Buy New Equlp-
men Steei Castings to
Advance in Price.
Chicago. No more fuel oil will be
sold by the Standard Oil company
after December 1, according to an an
nouncement in the current Issue of
the Iron Trade Review. The result of
this action, according to the publica
tion, will be an Increase of 50 per
cetit in several of tbe products of
manufactories.
The reason for stopping the sale of
unrefined oil for fuel, It was reported,
was that an investigation showed a
greater profit in selling the product
after it ia refined.
In this city millions ot gallons of
oil are burned annually in big facto
ries. The International Harvester
plants use 8,000.000 barrels of unre
fined oil a year.
Notices were received here that a
large Milwaukee steel manufacturing
concern would advance the price1" of
its steel castings an average ot $12
a ton as soon as the new Standard
Oil rule was put Into effect.
It was said that there are not
enough Independent companies to sup
ply the big demand for fuel oil, and
that thousands of factories over the
country would be compelled to buy
new and expensive equipment to re
place their oil-burning apparatus.
Manufacturers of illuminating gaa
in nearly every city In the country
will be affected, it was said, because
of the importance In gas manufacture
of a slightly refined oil.
Buys an Entire Town.
Mount Vernon. N. V. diaries M.
Ams, head of several local m nufac
turlng firms, has just completed con
tracts for the purchase of the entire
town of Turn'Tvllle. Conn. Ills new
property consists of two factories, a
hotel, several stores and a number of
residences.
Civil War Prisoners in Reunion,
Charleston, 111. Stirring experi
ences at L'.bby. Andersonville and
other famous prisons of the Confed
eracy were retailed vividly by the
members of the Illinois Ex-1'rlsonera
of War association, who lathered her
lor their aunu..l reunion.
Pterodactyl Head Found.
Scotts Bluff. Neb. Construction
pangs along the new Union Pacific
line have unearthed near here a num
ber of fossils which scientists de
clare to contain some of the rarest
specimens found in recent years.
Among them is the he.id of a ptero
dactyl. Iowa Judge Is Drowned.
Muscatine, la. Judge Jerome Cars
kadden was drowned iu the Missis
sippi river here. Walking out on a
pier, he seated himself with his body
partly in the water. Before men who
saw this action could reach him he
pitched forward Into the river.
Boasts of Killing Two.
Newark. X. J. Startled by her hus
band's admission that he had killed
two men. "one In Buffalo, N. Y.. and
one in Hungary," Mrs. Alexander
Rapp has had the Newark police ar
rest he-r husband, pending an investi
gation Into his story.
Chicago Blaze Routs 300.
Chicago, A wildly excited pajuma
and niehtie clad mob ran into the
street in front of the Hotel Morrison
when smoke from a fire in an uphol
stering room filled every room in the
place. Three w omen weer catTli d
down a fire escape. No one was hurt.
Leather Air Machine.
Washington, D C Naval construc
tors have just completed a new hydro
aeroplane of distinctive design, which
will be given its initial test within
the next day or so on the i'otomao
river.
Nine Hurt In Chicago.
Chicago. Nine persons were hurt,
one probably fatally, when a Pennsyl
vania train, north bound, crashed into
a Hsgewlsoh street car at lOtith
treet.
Aviator Is Killed in Glide.
Montgomery. Ala. Louis Mitchell,
aviator, fell 200 feet here and was
killed. Mitchell lost control of his
machine while trying a spiral glide.
Weiner and Kraut Kill Two.
Buena Vista, Colo. Two men are
dead and another is reported dyinq; as
the result of having eaten weiner
wurst and sauerkraut at the Murphy
mine, 22 miles from here. A score
of other men were made ill.
Five Hurt in Soo Wreck.
Fond du Lac, Wis. Soo line passen
ger train No. 1 was wrecked at Al
lentown, Wis., all cars leaving the
rails and a sleeper and baggage car
turning over. Five persons were in
jured, none fatally.
Limits Submarine Feati.
Washington, D. O Sptrctacular na
val feats hereafter are prohibited aa
the result of an order Just issued by
Secretary of the Navy Meyer. Under
no circumstances will any of the little
craft be permitted to dive more tbaa
100 feet below the surface.
Cracksmen Oct 4,300.
Chicago. Safe blower, obtained
$4,300 in cash, negotiable checks and
Jewelry from the wholesale meat
bouse of Froehilng ft HeppO, 216
North Bute street.
GREEKS TAKE CITY
AND TRAP TURKS
RETREAT CUT OFF WHEN BRIDGE
OVER RIVER ALIAKMON
IS CAPTURED.
DEFEATED ARMY SCATTERLD
Many Taken Prisoners and 22 Field
Guna Are Abandoned Bulga
rians Gain Poeltions on
Two Sldea of City.
Athena. The Greeks have icvii
pled the town ot Serviu and have
! also captured the bridge over the
river Aliakmon (Indje Karnsa). there
by cutting off ihe retreat of the
' Turks.
The Greek victory was' complete,
j The Greeks captured twenty-two
gunB. made many prisoners and scnt
1 tered the Turkish army. Crown
Prince Constanttne telegraphing from
headquarters, reports:
"Our troops nre pursuing (he en
emy all along the line from Cambun
nia to the town of Servia and on he
Aliakmon plain. The Turkish army
has been scattered. We have taken
twenty-two field guns, together with,
their ammunition waeons, and a Urge
quantity of ammunition and many
transport wagons."
More Dealla Given.
Later Oen. Danglis sent a message
ssying:
"The Turks have lost heavily. We
have made a number of prisoners, In
cluding one lieutenant colonel."
Two battalions of Greeks, under
Lieut. Col. Conatantopoulo, attacked
two battalions of Turks neahr Viakho
livadho, dispersing them.
The government has dispatched tel
egrams congratulating the commander '
and troops.
Fighting Is General.
Sofia, Bulgaria. Terrific fighting
was in progress along the whole Bui- i
garlan frontier, according to official
dispatches). The Bulgarian force op
rating against Adrlanople reached t
Arda, a redoubt situated to the west
Of the Turkish stronghold. After a ,
shanp engagement the Turks fled in
disorder, leaving 100 dead
To the north of Adrlanople several i
advance Turkish positions have been
captured by the Bulgarians, after fu- j
rious fighting. The Turks fled pre- I
cipitately toward Adrianople, leaving '
many dead behind them.
Fighting Near Kumanova.
Belgrade. News of the capitulation
of the Turkish town of Kumanova Is
momentarily expected here. The
Third Servian army, despite the stub
born resistance of the Turkish forces,
has reached within striking distance
of tho town.
The Servian? gained command ot
the river banks and marched onto
the plain of Kossovo. where later in
the day they captured Prlshtina.
Six of Tar Party Indicted.
Norwalk. O Six prominent men of
the vicinity of Clarktfleld, this coun
ty, were arrested on Indictment
charging riotous conspiracy as a re
sult of the tarring party August 30,
which had for its victim Minnie La
valley, 23 years old, of West Clark
field. Hope of Holland Heir Dispelled.
The Hague. Queen Wilhelmina has
been suffering for several days from
a sllaht Indisposition. This, accord- ,
Ing to an Official bulletin signed by
the court physicians, tends to dispel
tho hope, which her majesty enter
tained, of the birth of an heir to the
throne.
Fail to Obey Strike Call.
Little Falls, N. Y. The proclama
tion issued by the Industrial Workers
of tho World, calling for a general
strike in this city, was not obeyed,
tough a slight addition was made to
the number of textile workers who
have been out the past two weeks.
Admits Double Murder.
Indianapolis, Ind. Frank Willie
Smith, a negro, confessed to the po
lice that he killed Frank Foxail and
Phillip Lepper, whites, October 2,
last. The negro was arrested In Lou
isville and returned to this city.
Killed Trying to Stop Car.
Trenton, Mo. Jewett N. Carnes,
aged 25, assistant cashier of the
Farmers' State bank, was killed when I
his automobile turned turtle and went
down 30 feet, crushing him.
Dies In Spiral Glide.
. Montgomery, Ala. Louis Mitchell,
aviator, fell 200 feet here and was
killed. Mitchell lost control of bis
machine while trying a spiral glide.
Undertaker Dies at Funeral.
Sioux City, la James E. West
cott. an undertaker. Buffered a stroke
of apoplexy when conduetlng a fun- '
eral here and died almost instantly.
He was stricken as he waa entering
his automobile In front of the church.
New Yacht Like Torpedo Boat.
Boston. A. P. Homer ef the Boston
Yacht club ia building a 40-foot cruis
ing motor boat closely resembling a
torpedo boat destroyer, including the
raised turtle deck, now common In
the "mosquito navy."
f Vaccinated, Has Lockjaw.
Pittsburg. Aa a result of helaar vac
cinated by order of the school board
during the present epidemic of Aelat
lo smallpox, Prof. Louis K. Maaley la
critically 111 of blood paiaoaiag and
lockjaw at tho hospital. "
Army Chief Called Heme.
London. Gen. Sir John French,
chief of the general staff of tha Brit
ish army, who went to America on
leave three weeks ago, bad reached
Denver, Colo., when be was recalled
to London by a cablegram.
WHITE GIRL TURNS
AGAINST
JOHNSON
CAMERON GIRL MAKES CHARGES
TO GRAND JURY; ORDERS
LICENSE REVOKED.
MAYOR URGED TO PROSECUTE
Black Foiled in Effort to See Victim,
Who, Yielding to Mother's Pleas,,
Is Going Home, Renouncing
the Pugilist.
Chicago. The testimony of 1. utile
Cameron the white girl whose asso
ciations with Jack Johnson, negro
pugilist, caused an investigation-by
the United States officials to ascer
tain If the Mann act had been vio
lated, is said to have been the most
direct the federal grand jury so far
has been able to obtain.
It Is said the girl, who bus turned
against the negro, made highly dam
aging statements.
At the close ot her hearing the girl
became hysterical and bad to be re
moved to the office of the United
Statea deputy marshal.
The girl finally yielded to the plead
ings of her mother, Mrs. .Cameron
Palconnet, of Minneapolis, and con
sented to return to her home, renounc
ing the pugilist.
City Council Acts.
The city council adopted tbe resolu
tions of Alderman Ellis Gelger of the
Twenty-first ward, urging Mayor Har
rison to revoke Jack Johnson's saloon
license and start prosecution ot John
son for reported violations of the ex
cise law. This is understood .to mean
the place will be closed at once.
"Johnson has brought burning
shame to the fair name of Chicago,"
aid Alderman Gelger indignantly.
"He has scandalized and outraged all
decent citizens of all races. His de
praved and immoral character stands
as a menace to good public morals,
righteousness and decency. He baa
disgraced his race und his alleged
calling."
The jury heard stories of Mrs. Cara-eron-Fnlconnet,
"Jack" Curley, fight
promoter, "Hank" Kennedy. Johnson's
former sparring partner, and F. E.
Dantelson. a white saloonkeeper.
An ineffectual effort was made by
Robert E. Cantwell, Johnson's attor
ney, to obtain an Interview with Miss
Cameron.
Johneon Shot In Foot.
Chicago. Search was made In Jack
Johnson's cafe by deputy U. S. mar
shals for a negress employed there as
an entertainer, who is said to have
shot the fighter In tlfe foot several
days ago. A rumor spread through
the city last Thursday night that John
son had been shot, and the govern
ment officers declare that it was true.
Bank Cashier Missing.
Warrenton, Mo. H. M. Smith, cash
ier of the Holstein State bank, which
opened for business at Holstein, War
ren county, on August 38, has been
missing since October 7. Deputy
State Bank Kxiininer W. B. Shanks
completed a five days' investigation
of the bank and reported a shortage
of $7,535.
Mabel Hite Dead.
New York. Mabel Hlte, the actress,
famed in musical comedy and "aude
ville, who In private life was the wife
of "Mike" Donltu. the baseball player,
died at the home of her mother. Mrs.
Elsie Hlte, 626 West One Hundred
and Eleventh street, following fin op
eration for an intestinal disorder last
June.
Hunter Shot by 5-Year-Old Son.
Blackwell, Okla. L. Ford, a promi
nent citizen of Blackwell, was acci
dentally shot and perhaps fatally
wounded while ou a hunting trip with
his son, aged 5, who obtained the gun
and discharged it. The load entered
Ford's breast.
93, Dances for Her Son, Dies.
Pittsburg. Mrs. Gertrude Stehle,
ter M. Weiss, 182 West Thirty-ninth
93 years old, who, one week ago,
danced at the golden wedding cele
bration of her son, Chester M. Weiss,
182 West Thirty-ninth street, is dead.
She never recovered from the unusual
exertion.
"Black Jack" Read Out of His Race.
Washington. "Jack" Jobnsou waa
"read out of his race" by a mass
meeting of nearly a thousand Wash
ington negroes held at the Cosmopol
itan Baptist church.
Chicago's Registration Sets Record.
Chicago. Revised figures on tha
registration for the November eleo
tlons show a total ot 448,062 names on
the poll books, the largest registration
in the city's history.
River Boats Collide; One Drowned.
Detroit, Mich. Colliding head-on,
the steamer Fleetwood sank the grav
el boat Pine Lake in the Detroit river,
and Alexander Kervey, first wheels
man ot the Pine Lake, was drowned.
The Fleetwood was not damaged.
Bseker la Net'to Testify.
New York. The defense in the
trial of Police Lieutenant Charles F.
Becker, charged with the murder of
Herman Rosenthal, the gambler, rest
ed its case without calling Becker to
the stand.
Omaha Adopts "Hobble" Car.
Omaha, Neb. Because women in
tight skirts "kill too much time" in
boarding high atep city street cars, di
rectors of the road announce new
cars will hsve steps near tho pave
ment. 200 Turke Killed In Wreck.
London Two hundred Turkish sol
diers were killed and many injured
In the wreck of a military train on
the Smyrna-Alden railroad. Tbe train
Jumped tbe track and plunged down
an embankment,
I MISSOURI STATE NEWS
Negro Made Desperate Fight.
Holding GO police officers and patrol
men at lay with a single revolver
John Johnson, a negro successfully
resisted arrest for three-quarters of
gn hour at Kansas City, after be had
sought refuge In the home of Edward
L. Grumlch immediately fallowings
theft of an overcoat from a tailor
hop. Not until he had seriously
wounded one officer, Inflicted slight
wounds upon another and wounded a
Civilian, was he captured by the. offi
cers, and then not until he had re
ceived wounds from which he prob
ably will die. Several hundred per
sons watched the police as they sur
rounded the house.
Decides Leafing Not a Crime.
The authorities In Montgomery City
have ruled that a man has a right to
sit on the door sill in a public place.
Tom Stevens, an old resident, was ar
rested charged with loitering. The
vldence showed that Stevens was sit
ting on the sill ot the building, in
front of a business house with the con
sent of the occupant. Stevens was
tried by a Jury of six MlssourlanB who
found htm guilty and assessed his fine
at 110. The city authorities have con
cluded that the jury was wrong and
will pay all costs and dismiss the case.
M. U. Lands to be Sold.
Membors of the board of curators
.of the state university and Dr. A.
Ross Hill, president of that Institu
tion, In a meeting at St. Joseph, de
cided to take up tbo matter of selling
approximately 54,000 acres of land
granted to the university more than
40 years ago by the federal govern
ment, and referred the matter of sale
mver oi sum
to
the executive committee of the
board for final action. aUowng the lnBCrlption 'o ap-
M . . sear. Finally she abandoned i P Idea
Judge Head s 88th Birthday. i Bf dTertiglll; tne business ni , erec
Judge B. S. Head, the oldest gradu- ,ed a more iuUabte racmo, d, n
ate of the Methodist university In this .hlch no mentlon wai maae If the
state, celebrated his SGth birthday in -ommerclal life of the dear d rted.
court at Mooeriy. Judge Heal came to
Moberly from Virginia In 1839, Tiding4
a mule the entire distance. He at
one time gave Speaker Champ Clark
$20 with which to pay his board while
tbe latter was teaching school at
Benlck.
Realty Men Not Sentenced.
Federal Judge A. S. Van Valken
burgh at Springfield withheld sen
tence In the case of W. W. Chill and
W. E. Blanton, convicted by a Jury ol
sing the malls tor fraudulent pur-
poses, to give the defendants time to
prepare an appeal. Had a prison sen-
tence been Imposed the men would
have remained in prison till the ap-
peal was passed upon.
Will Form State Peace Society.
Several hundred Invitations to at
tend ,. meeting lu St. Louis to form
a Missouri peace society were sent
out by a committee of 'the Columbia
Peace society, Including B II. Jesse,
Walter Williams and M. O. Hudson.
The Baroness von Suttner will attend
the meeting In St. Louis, after speak
ing to the Columbia society.
Two Buildings Burned.
Fire starting in Honicker's shoe
store at Eldon burned tho block con
taining a millinery store and photo
graph studio. The buildings across
the street containing a novelty store,
restaurant, barber shop and harness
shop also burned. Both were two
story frame buildings anil the loss on
them will be about $10,000.
Klmmel Trial on Again.
For the fourth time a trial was
started at St. Louis to prove the death
of George A. Klmmel in a suit against
a New York insurance company to col
lect $14,000 in policies and benefits.
Pastor Now Has Two Charges.
Dr. W. Jasper Howell, who has been
pastor of the First Baptist church of
Columbia for the last three years, sent
bis letter of acceptance of the pas
torate of the First Baptist church of
Omaha, Neb., to the deacons of that
church, after the Columbia church
voted by a large majority to retain
bim as pastor there.
Motorists Injured.
Three young women were injured
Ate at night when a motor car owned
and driven by Alexander Rankin ot
Tarklo, ran into a ditch at the road
side near Rockport, and turned over.
Five others were In the party Includ
ing Rankin's wife, Miss Lois Rankin
and Miss Alice Dowdy all of Tarklo.
Rural Life Meet Draws Well.
The second Missouri rural life con
ference held under the auspices of the
state normal school attracted many
country teachers and farmers to
Klrksvllle. Last year only three or
four farmers attended. At the present
session the normal school's big audi
torium wss filled.
Anuual Meeting of I. o. O. F.
The annual meeting of the I. O. O.
F. convened at Centralis ano several
hundred visitors came from Mober
ly. Mexico, Fulton and Columbia.
Grand lodge officials of St. Louis were
also prtesent.
Murderer Given Life Sentence.
Samuel A. Cheatham, who killed
George Wurzberger and then robbed
Wurzberger's pawnshop In St. Louis
lsst Januaj'y4lea4giiavullty to second
degree murder and wasNaentenced to
serve
years Jnilie nenftentiarv.
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Woman Dies at 104 Years.
Miss Polly Fountain, 104 years old,
died at her home In Centralis. Ihe
was born in Virginia and came to
Missouri 90 years ago. Edward
Larkln, S3 years old, also died at his
home In Ccntralla tbe ssme night
Moberly Elopers Found.
"Bonnie" Plgg and Miss Roroona
Randolph, the young Moberly couple
who eloped from Sauk City, Wis., in
R. C. i'lgg's motor-car. August 27,
hsve Just bees located In Trenton,
Mich.
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TOMBSTOriftsjOT SACH
In Thlo Bay of jtfvertlelng They Have
Been PrequssOeed for Tha ,
There are some people who try to
take money out of anything, aa tha
Inscriptions en so rie tombstones bear
witness, says Loader.' Tit-Bite. All
thooghajjpSmbstone epitaphs are fre
luentlyWensored ,ky the authorities.'
good many have been paraed that
are more In the aiture of puffs for
the living than tribute to the dead.
The widow of a mi a who died some
yean ago arranged lor the following
inscription to be plactd over the grave
f her husband:
"Here lies , dear departea mir-'
band of , who now carrlea on hie
business of general outfitter, and al
ways gives good value Terms cash."
mat is tomostone advertising with
a vengeance, and it Is not an Isolated
case. It has been recorded or a cer
tain shopkeeper that he had his grave
dug and the tombstono placed above
It some years before bis death. The.
tombstone was nothing less than an
advertisement of his business for tha
Inscription ran: "Here lies John
Emerson, the best hatter In the state
of Ohio." This tombstonk after rais
ing some discussion, wa eventually
passed by the authorities. ,
A Canadian firm went one better
sven than this. The head of the firm
In question died, and ovci his grave
was Inscribed on tho tombstone.
"Here lies Abraham 8tok. founder
f the Arm of Stokes ft C . who for
many years have manufactured pickles
knd bottled fruits. Best of si' and
without rival."
The tombstone censors sometimes
refuse permission for epitaph of this
inscription to be raised over the
graves of tbe dead. The wicpw of a
well-known patent medicine ttanufac
turer, who wished to erect a tomn-
itone bearing a detailed account of
her late husband's discovery ,f the
,..,, ,, fmmil
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Gorilla Type Not Fears
Dr. William H. Furness. a pi holo
gist of Wallingford. and Dr -Igbt-ner
Wltner, professor of psych i gy of
the University of Pennsylvai 4 ridi
culed tbe prediction ot Dr. WjroeV
Rpaa of London, that by 3912 iman.
race will have reverted to the -orilla
type. ,
The contention of Doctor Rus la
lhat the tendency to curtail the birth
, of children In the better classe and
! lbe multiplication of the dlstolute
j nd ,eM intelligent will prodfe a
rat of Prognathous Jaws, reading
'. jrehead6, fiat noses and ctnine
,
"Everything we know seems to
point in the opposite direction," said
Doctor Furness In discussing the
Rsss prediction. "I certainly cannot
Join Doctor Hoss in his pro r, aa
I do not believe that such 1 the des
tiny of the race. However Di ctor
Ross is perfectly safe In deserlblBI
the future race, as none of us Will be
here to prove he was all wrong " t
Proof to the Contrary. j
"I understand that a number o' wo
men have learned to smoke clgirs. '
said the frivolous observer "I 'ton t
believe it," replied Mr. Meekton. ' rha
kind of cigars women buy no: uy
could smoke."
To Preserve Home of George Fox
Swarthmoor hall, near Ulverst. 1,
Lancashire (Eng.) formerly the noma
of George Fox, founder ot the Socie.y
of Friends, was bought at Ulvere tor., a,
short time ago, on behalf of the Bl t
llsh members of the society for 5,250.
His writing desk was bought t r !(
guineas.
Fortunate Discovery.
Proprietor "Well, air, how did : :
find the beef?" Diner "Oh, 1 ha
pened to shift a potato, and wei'
there It was."
As a Time Saver.
Mr. Dorklns Maria, w hy do you al
ways Interrupt me as soon as I begin
to
Mrs. Dorklns Because I alwaya
know exactly what you are going to
say. What's the use of my wasting
time by waiting to hear you finish?
What She'd D,.
"Does your wife enjoy baseball?"
"Very much. But she says If she
was a baseball player's wife she'd em.
broider fancy initials on those cush
ion" they use for bases."
EAST ST. I.OUJS. Cattle Market
weak. Native beef steers, $3.500100:
cows and heifers. IC.OO'u 9.00; atoc-kers and
feeders. 3.764) U.75; Texas steers. I r 00
7.09; cows and lielfer.i. J3 lii'ifS.OO; calves,
In car load lota, jr,.nn : : n Hon
Mixed and butchers, IS. 7051.0.20: good to
light, IS. 7009.10; pi, ti 7508.00 Sheep
8l0?2t mutton"' M-04.40; iambs,
CHICAGO LIVE STOCK.
CHtCAQO. Mixed and butchers,
!Aiheftv?' W.80O9S.'.; rough heavy, S.
O8.I0; light, g.5a.15; plug, l4.7B07.l-v
CatUs Beevea 15.50010.95; cows and
h?'?iP A2 M7-90; "ockcis and feeders,
!H5SH!; o?8"8' -M05.8S7 calves.
I7.SO09.75. Sheep Native, 83.CO04.9S:
Western, 8.76e.85; lambs. 8S.00O7.SI.
GRAIN.
ST. LOUIS. Wheat No I rmt
11.00.
1 11U Mft a 01 M, An. m- .
ree.
aio.au. puiiynt'. urn Mil. V RdU.n- IWA M
J - WlaSrUi, "rJLMSPVkSS I
I eW Ttfrt A C. X n . 'A ' V." WJ
white. ;r.i...f H. a .i.7t'. JK' OF 1
white. 82ie. (Hta.-No. t. SSc: No. .
SSfcc; No. i. 31 '4c: No. 1 white. S4HO
M.eefsHB'4'.. "a?M No. white.
JSOSSMc; No. 4 white, ISUo.
CHICACIO. No. 2 red. 11.0801.084;
No. S red 84cai.0l: No. 'a re"oOioi
No. 2Mhard, 93090c; No. I herd. 91 HO
SSc; No. 1 northern, tH094Hc: NoT
s vellow r,r. i'. .-(-,.. v. o - .
- ------- rw, . . v,. 0 jeiiuw, nav
SSHc; No. 4 yelloe- 840b4Hc: No
white. 45H6c; No. S white. etUOSSMo:
No. i white i. 64H4Hc. batCXoT II
iiSia Vh't0' 75,iic: Standard. S414
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