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THE HAYTI HERALD
SI.ODA YEvK IN ADVANCE.
HAYTI, : : : : : MISSOURI.
A GENERAL SUMMARY OF IMPOR
TANT NEWS OF THE WEEK
GATHERED FROM ALL OVER.
Minor Mnlonc annomiccd that nn
incioiiFo in taxes, now 1.01, would
he (lie first cfloct of the state-wide
law for Memphis.
Three negroes met n shoeking
dentil in Itttlevillc, Miss., when the
calaboose in which thev weie con
The Senate has confirmed tbe
nomination of Stuart Iv. Lupton of
Tennessee to be consul at fessina,
Italy, to succeed iee Dr. Aithur S.
Cheney, who was killed in the re
King Alfonso has igned a decree
confening upon Queen Helena of
Hah the gi.ind cios of the Older
of Hciiofieoncc, in icoognition of her
lahois in behalf of the stnvivois of
the Italian caitluniake.
Over the eto of (Jen ei nor Tattei
boii both hou-e- of tlic Lcgislaluie
passed the Senate bill whi-;h pio
Inbits the sale of intoxicating licpiois
within four mile- ot a choolhoiie
in Tennessee, and i in elTecl a state
vide prohibition act.
A featuio of the Senate pioeced-
jngs was the speech ot Scnatoi
Fiaor (I)cin.) ot Tetnii-ee. He
di-nii-eel the 15ion-ville aliair, and
coiidciiiiiecl the coloied troops, on
"whom he placed the ieponsibiht
foi Miooting up Inown&wlle, Te.x.
The Supii'in Coin I of the United
S'atcs afiiimed the deciec of the
slate eomt of Texas imposing n fine
of $1.(W:,000 on the Wnteis-l'icicc
Oil Company of St. Loui- and oust
ing it from the Mate on the chaigo
of violating the Texas anti-tiu-l law.
Theie wcic such exciting tunes in
the hoti-p of the Tea legislaluio
dining the deb.ite over the piornbi
tirn submission bill that the -.peakei
hail to end the -cigcint-at-aims up
in the gallciie to quiet tho-e who
intc iniite(l the nieiiibeis in tlieii
After a bitter debate the house
of the Texas legi-latuie took a de
ciding vote on the piohibition
amendment pioviding lor state
wide piohibition, which developed
1 hat the pin- hnve loi their light
in the lower liou-c of the TeSas leg
islatuie. Moie than WiO.OOO 1 alibi is wcie
shipped fiom Spiingfiehl, Mo., to
St. Louis. Now Orleans and Mem
phis markets duumr the past week.
The snow la-t Monday caused sueb
an unu-ual -luughtei of cotton tails
in the O.aiks that tabljits weiesold
at 1 eenC each.
OiPiiMiloration of propo-oel in
cieaes ol sahuies of luloial judges
was lc-uined by the Senate when
tie legi-lalive, executive and judi
cial appmprintiou lull wa- taken up.
v a vote of .'lb to lil the tulmics
of .i!) circuit judge- wire incieascd
fl.ilil $?,t)OU to iMu,ouu.
An impoitnnt piovision in the
nulitaiy appiopnation hill, which
wan oi dei od lopurtul to the House,
is that making ladieal changes in
the complexion of the gcnoial stall
of the ai my. it eliminates fiom
the stall all ollieers with the lank
of captain and half of those with
the lank of major.
Richmond county, Ga., modestly
pioclaimeil William 11. Tuft as its
own that he was a resident of
Augusta when the pi evidential dec
ide in the vaiious states declined
him to be pro.-idcnt-olect, that as
puoh he was a Ooigian by birth and
ind lived whoie he was born nil of
his m evidential life.
Twenty-five South Chicagoans
have banded themselves together in
a society which has for its solo
purpose the cremation of its niein
beis when they die.
Moie than 100 cases of illness
are lepoilcd fiom Eellevue, Avnlon
and other submits below Pittsburg,
Pa., said to be caused by chinking
water taken from the Ohio liver
below the mouths of Pittsburg bow
cis. For the year ended October HI
Inst, the number of aliens arriving
in this country was (JoTr.SG'l, while
the depaiting aliens numbeied 701,
8M, a net loss to the country of
1(5,j7(5, aecoiding to a statement
made by Secretary Straus.
Ohio will take a conspicuous part
m the inauguiation of William II.
Taft. Party lines will, for the time
being, be thrown aside and Judson
Harmon, Democratic governor of
that slate, with his entire stab",
will head the Ohio division of 3,000
Indications arc that the produc
tion of coal in Oklahoma during
the year 11)08 was a deciea-e of 25
per cent compared with the produc
tion of the state in 1!)0. The de
eiease in Mis-ouri was about 45 per
cent, and that in Arkansas between
25 and Do per cent.
Coitehou will take charge of
some financial institution in-teaclof
going into liteialuie or oiatory at
a dollar a woid. At a dollar a
woid, Coitehou would never cam
more than six bits a month in a
strictly convei-ational engagement,
says the Houston Post.
that Mis. Cleveland, wife of the late
cx-pio-idont, ha- been obliged to
oiler for sale the Cleveland home
stead at Princeton, lias levived the
di-cussion of tbe advisability of
gianting a life pension to Mis.
Cleveland, as was done in the case
of Mis. tjai field and Mis. Melvin
ley. ITcniy Py les, a miner of Sh'nn--ton,
W. Vn.. stuick his wife with a
pick, eiiou-ly injuring her, killed
his son, Samuel, '-ill yeais of. aire,
and blew out his own brains with
a shotgun. J'yles quariolod with
his wife over some tiivial mallei,
and when he Mi tick her the son in
k'lfcied. What might have been con-iiloiod
.in einiiely new point of attack on
the "Solid South" wa- made te
cently by the pic-idoiit-elcd when
he put m a good void lor the
waiinth and autor of Noithoin men
"who know a good thing when they
see it" in the ihaim and beauty
of Southern young w onion.
Dining the -ong sen ire preced
ing the sei nion at the KirM Congic
gational Chmeh at New Cambiia,
Mo.. Sunday, file taited in the
building, which was filled with peo
ple. The choir continued singing
and the oiganist icmaincd at the
oij.mii until the chinch was eleaied,
and no one wa- injuied.
The f.iet that theie wa- locently
sent to Cnogie-s by 1'ie-ident IiO'im;
venl a lepoit by the geneial stall
of the aimy, which has ju-l been
made public, lecomiuending I'oitili
oations for San Pecho haiboi, C.ili
IVrnia, wa- made the ba-i- t-jr -ug-gestions
that Mich decision had jiM
been i one hul in view of the po5-i-bility
of tiouble with il a pan.
Col. William V. Tuckei, ns-iM-ant
pay matt ei gmeial, a son-in-law
of the late John A. Logan, has been
oideied befoie an auny ietiilng
bo.ud at Chicago for examination
to determine his fitness for Author
active duty. Colonel Tinker is still
at Hot Spiingf, Aik., wheie he was
oideied for ticirtment.
Oveieomc by giief when he wa3
led to the casket where his wife lay
dead, the iiist intimation ho had
of her demise, John ltombaul, 71,
died. Mi-. Poinbout, who had
lived UO ycais in Cape Uiiardoau,
Mo., died a week ago, and her at
tendants weie unable to make her
husband, deaf and weak fiom senil
ity, undeiatand. He was. then led
to tl.u casket.
Quick to apptcciato the plea that
the line nn(s has been denied time
governmental consideration 60 uni
versally accorded by other nations,
as suggested by the Ameiican In
stitute of Aichitccts, President
Hoosovelt has taken the first stops
looking to their recognition by this
Mis. Carry A. Nation, the Kan
sas "saloon smasher'-' and "loving
home defender," nnived in Glas
gow Monday, and was gicelcd by
a mob of moie than 3,000 people.
Her reception was a decidedly mix
ed one, and the police and her
friends had some dilliculfy in pro
tecting her fiom the hustling of the
A story is afloat in the capital
that Peicsident Hoosovelt is on the
eve of abandoning, or at least post
poning indefinitely, his African
hunting trip. The chcif leason is
the proceeding which has been start
ed to punish Joseph Pulitzer of
the New Yoik Wen Id for criminal
libel in connection with the Panama
Governor Dcncen and the other
state ollicers-clcet were inauguiatcd
in the hall of icpicscntathes in the
state house at Springfield, 111., in
the picscnee of a large assemblage.
The ceioinonies of the official in
duction into ollice of the lir-t gov
ernor in Unity yens to be his own
succcs-or weie simple in the e.x
iieine. The National Anti-Saloon League,
through its acting legi-lative supei
intendent, W. II. Andersen has sent
to each member of congiess a letter
stating that while the league MaiuN
for ultimate absolute piohibition
oveiy where, it now believes that it
is neither po-sib!e to secme nor wise
to ask for absolute piohibition for
the Distiict of Columbia.
Active pieparations for the pro
tection of the public dining the in
augui.il peiiod kive been begun by
.Major Sy hostel, supeiintenilent of
police and ohaiiman of the inaug
uijI committee on public oider.
Special laws and lcgulations for
the oee.i-ion aie being piepaicd by
Major Syhe-ter for the appioval
ol the di-tiiet commis-ioncis.
It ha- bten semiofficially -taled
that William P. He.uM. and his at
torneys aie contemplating the picse
cuiion of Gov. lla-kell for the
-eiiue of pnvato p.ipois belonging
to He.u-t'- attorney. Scott Mcl!ey
nolds of llie.)klyn, N. Y., including
all data collected by McHeynoUl- to
1)0 u-ed as cviiUnco by He.iist in the
libel suit instituted against him by
lla-kell in Omaha, Neb.
Friends, of Sceietaiy dailies Wil--on
t.i. the Dcp.utnicut of Agiicul
tuie aie not a little wi ought up
over the lecent lopoits emanating
f loin AuguMa that Mr. Taft may
not lotaiu him in his cabinet. Mein
bei ? of the Iowa dolegafion in Con-gio-s
have united in a letter, head
ed by Senators Dolliver and Cum
mins, uiging Mr. Taft to appoint
.Mr. Wil-on. 'J'lii-s loiter wa- signed
by all the membeis of the delega
tion who weie in Wa-hington when
it will sent.
In a statement made public the
intei stale commerce comini.-ion
elucidate,", that provision of the law
which autlioiio- the issue of fiee
tinsj)oilation or l educed i.tU's to
niinisteis of leligion. PiotcMs
have born iceeived by the commis
sion against the construction placed
on the piovi-ion by the eleigy bu
leau ol the Tiaiiscoiitinent.il Pas
senger Association, which has with
diawn special tians)oitation privi
leges f loin many poisons to whom
lutlicito they have been oecoided.
Piesident W. II. Thompson of
the New Oilcans Cotton Exchange
has forwaidcd Secictaiy Wilson at
Washington an urgent icquest for
action on the le-ohitiou ot the ex
change favoring extension of the
field for consumption of American
cotton. The object is to have the
dopaitinont stait a campaign of ed
ucation as to the iniiumeiable uses
to which cotton can be put in place
of ai tides of foreign impoit now
used in Ameiican manufaeluie.
Oldest Editor In State Dead.
Blooinlngton. William Osman, who
Io dead at Ottawa, aged 90, had the
distinction of being the oldest editor
in Iilonia, working actively at his desk
each day. Ho entered the employ of
the Ottawa Freetrader In 1840 and had
since been connected with that paper,
owning the plant since the civil war.
He served with distinction in the Mex
ican war. He was editor of the Chi
cago Democrat for a brief period prior
to the civil war. He has long been a
fearless and uncompromising Demo
crat, supoprtlng all nominees of that
party except Bryan In 189G. He has
written the editorials of his paper al
most entitely for more than forty
years and was one of the best-known
editors of the provincial press In the
United States. His death was rather
sudden, being stricken with acute
Blight's disease but a short time ago.
Explosion Kills One; Maims Three.
Webb City One dead and three in
jured is the result of a premature ex
plosion at the Bird Dog mine north
of here. Zeke Gullett of Joplin was
killed. The injured are Dan Richard
son, who will lose an eye, Perry Cup
pier and K. T. Norris. All will live.
Gullolt was tamping the hole at the
moment and received the full foice of
the shot in the face. His head and
upper part of the body were frightfully
mutilated. He was thirty years old
Missouri Cities Owe $31,063,008.
Jeffeison City The bonded indebt
edness of the cities and towns of Mis
sour i, including: St. Louis city, as re
ported to the state auditor on .luly 1,
190S, amounts to ?31,0GS.00S, which
shows a decrease over .July 1, 1900, of
$S74,GGS. The bonded indebtedriobb of
counties and townships on July 1, 190S,
amounted in the aggiegato to $5,771,
'."0, showing a deciease of ?5S8,S28
from tlrat sort ot indebtedness on
Juij 1, ltOG.
Hadley Argues for State.
Kansas City The chief feature in
the Missouri railroad rate ease in the
federal court here was tiro addicts by
Gov. Hadlc-, for the state. His argu
ment consumed about two hours' time
The governor criticised the tactics ot
the Missouri lines and declared that
the division of state and interstate
business was designed b carriers for
Work Resumed on Frisco Shops.
Sptinglield Work on the $1,500,000
Frisco locomotive works has been re
sumed here arrd will be rushed to
completion bv Julj 1. The Arnold
Construction Company, of Chicago, re
ceived orders to begin tiro work, nnd a
force of men, steam shovels and other
eejulpment were plaeeir on the ground.
Salem Has a $6000 Fire.
Salem. Fire originating in the mil
linerv stoic of Mis. Ida Rulhcifoid did
damage to the amount of $ti000 The
building occupied by Mrs Rutherford
was ilestroeel. The storeroom ad join
ing, occupied by V. H Cat tell, grocer,
and an unoccupio'd building owned by
O. F. Hvans were damaged.
Charter for Trolley Lino.
Spr inglleld. The societal v of state
issued a license to Incoi pontic to the
Waukegan, Rockford and Ulgtn Tr ac
tion compau-,. It is proposed to con
struct an elect tic road from Wauke
gan to Woodstock, Marengo, Rockfoid.
lielvieleie, i:igln, Autioch arrd Milbuin.
Lotcn Dale Trial Begins,
Carmi. The Iotoii Dale mm dor
case was called for trial in the ciictrit
court Thmsdav and the selection of a
jury begun. Dale is charged with
iiuii deiing John W. Fulfoid, n piomi
neiit hoi soman, on Main street ii Urib
eiti in Match.
Chat leston Goes Dry.
Charleston. As the leluins come
In from the local option election, Sat
urday, the victory foi the dtys is moie
complete, l'vory one of the thirteen
pieeinctB gave a majoilty for the drjs,
with one precinct jet to hear fiom.
Officially the majority is 718.
Latham Woman Suffers Paralysis.
Lincoln. Mis. Fmellno Hunt, a res
Ident of Latham, was found uncon
scious ljlng on the lloor of her home,
having suffeied a bcvcio btioko of
paralysis. Her right side is patallved
and her condition is consideied criti
cal. Gas Company Attacks Law.
Cirllllcothe The constitutionality of
the public -utility enabling net, passed
by the last leglslatute, Is attacked in
tiro proceedings recently heaid In the
Livingston county ciicult court and
which is now under advisement by
REALLY HAD NO KICK COMi
According to Expert Opinion, Plal
vtiqiit. i-iaa uot Off Easy.
That Ucorbohm Tree, tbo ninvn,-
has a caustic wit Is evidenced by an
incident wheieln he and an unknovvD
Tho writer had obtained permission
to read his offering to Tree. Tho actor
evinced no great degree of enthus
lsam, either during or after the read
ing; but ho did tako tho manuscript,
upon which he scribbled hastily a few
uuggestloiiB for its betterment.
"See here, Mr. Tree," was the indig
nant ejaculation of tho ambitious play
wright, "it's hardly fair of you to dis
pose of my work In this summary and'
nonchalant fashion. I'd have you
know that this play cost mo a year's
"So?" queried Tree. "My dear fel
low, any impartial Judge would glvo
you nt least five!" Harper's Weekly.
Professor Munyon has just Issued a
most beautiful, useful and complete Al
manac; It contains not only all thescien
tlflc information concerning tho moon's
phases, in all the latitudes, but has il
lustrated articles on how to read char
acter by phrenology, palmistry and
birth month. It also tells all about
card reading, birth stones and their
meaning, and gives the interpretation
of dreams. It teaches beauty culture
manicuring, gives weights and meas
llrOK nnrl nntfrlntac. ffx nntonn T .
it is a Magazine Almanac, that not3
only gives valuable Information, but
will afford much amusement for everv
member of the family, especially for
parties and eveninc entertainments
Farmers arrd people in the mral dis
tricts will find this Almanac almost
It will Le sent to anyone absolutely
free on application to the MUNYON
REMEDY COMPANY, PHILADELr
KIND HEARTED JANE.
Mistress Have you made the chick
en broth, Jarre?
Jane Yes, mum; and fed tho chick
ens with it, ages ago!
At His Own Risk.
Caller (on crutcheb and with a band.
age over one ee) I have come, sir,
to make application for the amount
due on mj accident rnsuiance policy.
I fell down a loni; flight of btairs the
other evening and sustained damages
that will disable mo for a month to
Manager of CompanyYoung man,
I have- taken the trotihle to investigate
yotti case, and I find .von aro not en
titled to anj thing. It torrid not bo
called an accident. Yorr ceitainly
knr.vv the voting hub's father was at
home. Sir. iv Stories
From a serious-minded jester the
editor received this note, together
with a consignment of htrmoi that was
heavy enough to go by freight:
"Dear fili: I toad all these jokes to
my wile, arrd she laughed heartily.
Now, I have it on good authoitty that
when a man's wife will laugh at his
jokes they are hoiiad to bo veiy good
or she Is. Yours, etc."
The editor slipped them into the re
turn envelope with the letter, after
writing on the margin: "She is."
And the Other Kind.
Did you ever stand on a prominent
coiner at an eaily moiiiing hour and
watch the Huongs of people on their
way to woik? Noting tiro number who
were forcing themselves along be
cause it meant, their daily In end, and
the otheis cheerfully and eageily pur
suing tlteii way because of love of
It is a fact that ono's food lias much
to do with it. As an example:
If an engine has poor oil, or a boiler
is fit eel witir ppor coal, a bad icsult Is
ceilaln, isnt it?
Treating your stomach light is the
kej stone that sustains the tucli of
health s templo and you will find
'Giape-Nuts" as a dull) food la the
most nourishing and beneficial you can
Wj have thousands of testimonials,
real genuine little heart thiobs, from
people who simply tiled Grape-Nuts
out of curiosity as a last resort with
tho result that prompted tho testimo
nial. If you have never tried Ti rape-Nuts
It's worth while to give It a fair Impar
tial trial. Remember there aro mil
lions eating Grape-Nuts every day
they know, and we know If you will',
uso Grape-Nuts every morning your)
work Is moro likely to bo Joy-work, be-
causer you can keep well, and with the
brain well nourffclied work Is a tov
Read tho "Road to Wellvllle" in every
pacKage "xnero's a Reason."
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