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ALASKA IHE TEST?
GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP Of
RAILROADS MAY OE TRIED
IN THE TERRITORY.
I COMMISSION TO REPORT SOON
'May Recommend Purchase of tha
Alaskan Northern, but Conserva
tionists Assert This Would Be Poor
Road With Which to Start.
By GEORGE CLINTON.
Washington. la "Uncle Sam to con-'
alder the construction, owneibhip and
operation of railroads lu the teiritory
of Alasku" The question piobubl.v v. Ill
be answered lu a fv dayB, tuul If the
answer Is yea and gin eminent owner
aulp and operation shall pmve u. suc
cess, there are congressmen lu WhbU
Ington willing to aa thitt the step
itlrtit taken In thi tetritory muv lead
later to a record step to be taken In
.the states. This simply goos to show
that the question of government own
ership of the transpoitatlou facilities
,1a still occupying the attention of the
law makers of the land
Last August President Tuft ap
(Klnted what la known ub the Alas
ikan railroad commission. Its duties,
lliavo beeu to atudy the question of
.railroads in Alaska with u possible
wiew to the recommendation of gov
ernment ownership, a subject which
hins been a medium of debate, charge
and counter charge and bitter discus
islon in the committee, rooms and on
tthe floorB of congress for eara.
' The members of the commission
'who will report on the subject are
,.Muj. J. J. Morrow, U. S A., chairman;
Alfred H. Brooks of the geological
'.survey and one of the authoiitles on
,Alnskan subjects; I.eonard M. Cox,
civil engineer. United States nay, and
(Colin MacRue Ingorsoll of New York,
.civil engineer In private practice. The
'committee has been ut work on its
(report for a month and the last pages
lof It are being prepared for the printer.
Travels of the Commission.
On September 10 the Alaskan corn
emission left Seattle and went direct
ily to Controller bay, on the shore of
which private capitalists formerly
(planned to build the terminus of a
irallroad which would extend Into the
Iierlng river field. After an exami
nation of this suggested route the
.commissioners went to Suward. which
tin a. se.nnort terminus of the Alasknn
Northern railroad. The trip was I v-u,,u "K IU"n legislation, nut It is
"taken over this road to the end of the I certaln that ome time or other Dem
(constructed line at Kern creek, rrom ocrl8. 1 regressive, or Hei)ubllcanB
Ithere the commissioners went to the lu put thiough some kind of a cur
linouth of Ship creek, which Is the I rc,lc' 8ure "i the hope that it will
(head of summer navigation on Cook
Jinlot, and from there to the Willow
)creek gold field, which is about 100
unties from the Matanuska coal field
jund la on the buggested rout 3 from
jllesurrectlon bny to the iuterrior.
The exploring party went to Valde?
on Prince Wllllnm sound From there
,it went to Fairbanks, making the trip
lover government wagon roads which
follow for the greater part the pro
posed railroad routes Into the Inter
ior. In fact, the commissioners vis-
'lted every place of present or possible
future prominence in Alaska, made a
jstudy of development conditions nnd
of the nature of the country with an
uye single to railroad routes
Position of Conservationists.
Some time ago Secretary of the In
Iterlor Fisher recommended that the
government buy the Alaskan Northern
railroad and extend it to the Manta
nuska coal fields It Beems likely that
the report of the commission will deal
largely with this phase of the trans
portntion problem If the committee
supports Mr. Fisher's position it is be-
llcved In Washington that the whole
.Alaska controversy may be reopened
land that the conservationists will re
istart their light. The puichaso of tho
particular Hue mentioned they think
In itself is a good thing, but believe
that it would be a bad railroad to start
with ou u government purchase ven
ti', n.,urvniin,.iflfU imia ti,f ihn
purchase of the Alaska Northern mil , b"1- h,,cn ,B l? be I)Ut Int0 " llal"lB
road would take the government Into of a 8"b-.co,"ml"e1( ,u waB on,y last
practically virgin territory and would year that the Aldrlch currency com
leave the rest or the country to the ml-alon ended its work Its report
exploitation of the Guggenheim syn nB voluminous. Its members had
dlcate, whose operations around Con 00 Lurope to dig into banking
trailer bay and In the coal field lying "'ethods Its principal member had
to the north of it would continue un Bne to th blB clUeB ot tbo Un'ted
molested The coiiHervatlonists add s,talL'B, l" BPek t0 "'en interested in
that tho Alaska Northern railioad the subject and incidentally, probabl.
purchase would be a tactical eiroi t0, wl" ' to his view of the rem
a i,.K.a .,f Hiromrthniiini! federal ' for currency laws. Tho currency
Icontiol over the ret-ources of tho ilch
would wi-aLen the
here to the effect
movement for such
hbat some jears ago the Canadian
iboudholdera who cont.olled the Alus
rriwk i u utnpv
kun No.the,,. sent an cnginee, out to
"examine the 71 mileB of traik which
then nuJ buen Jald aud to repoit on
(the wisdom of the extension of the
road to the coal fleldb. It is Bald that
.! .nVlnr t.1 lliut till llldll W UH
-in ,,ntv..,a and a waatt of inonev
IThe bondboiderB dropped the road and
lit M(nt Into bankruptcy after huving
cout kdiuetliliiK like 5.000,000 l.atet
It was sold for $600,000 at a t'nlted
.States marauaru sale, wow it is earn
tbHt the preuent ownerB are -willing"
Ithat the present
jlo eell it to the goverument.
"1 dreamed," eald the poet, "that
' i...j ... v,,. x..i,ui ,i., tnr uturn.
"You're alwaya dreaming bometnirtf.
iiupoBBlble," lilx wife sadly repnea.
u-ytby don't you dream that you have
found a place where you con get a tou
or two vt coal aud ttieu try to wake
ithe dream come truet"
CONGRE88 WILL INVESTIGATE
SEVEN DIFFERENT MATTER8
MONEY TRUST ONE OF THEM
Outcome la Problematical, but Soma
Currency Legislation la Certain to
Be Passed Tariff Hearlnga Will
Be Mere Repetition.
By GEORGE CLINTON.
Washington. With the reopening
of congress then' stmt or result im
mediately seven separate irixe-dlgA-lions
into matter of national mo
ment, um. ot thum being moucv It
was u iu ago that HepresentattTO
Cliailes A Lindbergh atose in the
house to talk abotit the "money
titist" No paitlcular attention was,
paid at tii ut to Mr. Lindbergh's utter
utiles, hut inside of a month he held I
the otiilei of the stage ou YhIou i
finance was performing fnilously
There came lu Washington from near
ly eer big newspaper In the eoun
tiy a query "Who and what Is Lind
bergh?" The correBivondentB for llrst
lnfoi niation went to the Congressional
Director and there they read this:
"Clunk's A. Lindbergh, Republican,
of Little Falls, Minn, was elected to
the Sixtieth and Slxtj Mint ion
grosses, and reelected to the Slty
second congress "
This was all that the book of bl
ographles set forth concerning Mi
Lindbergh and the all was written b
the icpresentatlve's own hand to be
put in print for the Directory press
To-day Mr. Lindbergh's name Is as
well known In Wall street as la that
of any other member of congress, but
perhups not known so affectionately.
Some Legislation Certain.
Nobody knows what Is going to be
the outcome of the money tiust inves
tigation. On the word of a "prom
inent" congressman there are not ten
congressmen in the capitol who have
knowledge of finance broad enough to
afTord a base for legislation which
would give promise of being worthy
In trutli there are some congressmen
who say that men do not know any
more about real methods of regulat
"B the cuireney than they did In the
uays wnen sea shells weie used u
cash. This is not a very promising
outlook for the results of the money
trust investigation or for eventual
, "lu"u L!' ,l'"lM " le tnings gen
orally which have not been done in
times of trouble In the pabt
Therefore congrebs will keep on
digging into the money trust and
when Mr. Wilson comes into power in
March an attempt will be made to put
the currency of the country on a
In a loom almost next that In
ivliich the money trust dclvers delve
olt the members of the was and
means committee to hear the argu
ments for and against tariff reduc
tiona. The wool growers' representa
tlves are to come back here from the
country of Warren and Smoot nnd
from tho sheep ranches of Texas
They repeat what they have said
twice before since Mr. Taft becain
president. What is true of ths hear
ings on wool will be true of tho hear
ings on other thlngb. Repetition is
to rule the committee room
Other Inquiries Going On.
Anti-trust legislation ia to be In
vestigated. The hoube committee ou
iudi;lar' to grant hearings this
month to nil thoBe interested The
"PP'" ust is to be looked into by
I tho, clmlee on merchant marine,
ubiffluiittneouBiy mere win he an
Inquiry into the New Haven-Grand
lruk , railroad situation in New
, fcnfiland. January is to be a time of
I rPl,a wnrlr nt i,q,lmiliii f..An w
I .w ..w.u w. btlll.GI .lift IUUID H-
ic"dli he framing of a currencj
-"''"" o a '"i- "i money, aev
eral former members of coneresB who ,i ! i .i i i
rul rir memoers oi congress w no j, s lmMi upon 1 he sands, swtll- '
I to the unregetierato are known as', - , ' , ' ,.
lamp dueks becnuBP thev fniipa nf r. I kved up by the angry waters Oli
lame uuchs utcause uiej jaueu ol re- ... V ,
t!ou, given menibershlp in
the commlsslou at salaries of 7.500 a
I'lie commission did
f fi mi I If u t iiiwti t a ri1 tiif na,4 If fm i
""""- " -"" "" - ""
io0 appamu mo uaimerB or t no
"" iiwinuai ' Rqirii
tl !a UOlllllIK Of IHPIIlbfriJ Of COI1'
W "' " ' '"" " re sup
P0,il;d to have any I'urreuc.v seubo.an
dUided as ever thej were on the
nubjeci of a leerv. nsBociallon and
' oi''" ? '""" prominent
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tue report of Mr. Aldrlch'B commls-
On the Job.
"Looks like this turkey will last
forever." oDlned the vouue husband
"Good for a week yet," responded
"e uBnguwu youn; wue,
well to take the butcher's advice"
"How was that?"
"I wnnftri n vnnnir fnul hut hp nil
TUed me to have an old, experienced would be a traitor. The fight- need any high-salaried orna
N"0" . . . , . ing is forced upon us, against ments anyway.
of the Pemiscot Comity Church
Extension Society, to be held at
Deering, Mo., Jan. 21-22, 1913.
11:00 si. m. Sermon Rev. E. H.
2:00 p. m. Devotional. Rev. J. W.
2:I!0 p. m. Report of Secretary
and Treasurer. Rev. J. B.Lyle.
I5-00 p. m Roport of Pastors.
I'll! L I.... C..l 1 . ' .
,i..w i in. omm-t.v .-11-iiinu ,ii
VV Ol l .Mi's I'lllgie
l.(X) p. iii Some .Weils ul tin
Church. Dr.. I. M ll)iii-
T-.'.O p in. Senium. lVv. H. V '
s(X si. in. 'hutch Loyalty. .1
.;() si. in. Christian Steward
.ship. Mrs. .1. l Scull, i
0:00,1.111 TJespnusibilil. of the
Chinch lor Moral Tr.mung
Mrs. Maloure. !
n:!W a. in. Tempo) ain-e The
Chuirh and the Saloon. R. L
10:00 a.m. Have We Outgrown
the Revival? Rev-. R. M.
()vnsli. and II. V King.
10::i0a. in. Are the Members ol
the M. E. Church Loyal and
True.-' Rev.s. E. II. Orear and
.). i. Lyle.
11:00 a. m. Sermon. Rev. .1. P..
2:00 p.m. Christian Education.
Mrs. lona Hrown.
2:150 p. m. The Sunday School
Superintendent. W. Ti Urooks.
:5:00 p. m. The Country Church.
Rev. W. T. Friend.
':'M) p m. The Layman's View
and His Obligation to the
Church. JJInckj Folic.
Under the postal laws, a news
paper can be sent but one year,
twelve months, on a credit, and
are no exception to the rule,
and this week we are compelled
to remove several names from
our list who have taken the Hei
aid and enjoyed it at our expense
ior a year without paying a cent
for it -incl who lr.ve -nored the
loi it, and Who have lnon ci uu
statements sent them, inform-
ing them that in compliance with
the postal laws, their names
would have to be removed, un
less they paid for the past year.
This is pretty hard. It is a plea -
sure to favor and accomodate our
friends, and we ieel that they
should at least appreciate our
elforts to the extent ol paying so
small amount as a dollar.
Many old citizens can remem-
ber when Gayoso was a better
and bigger town than Caruthers -
ville ami Hayti had not been
born. Many of the same citizens
will live to see the light ol Ca
ruthersville llicker and wane,
join the shades of Gayoso and
disappear forever, while Hayti
will march on to greatness and
become the future metropolis of
Pemiscot county. Hayti has had
hard knocks and may have many
more, lint her ideal location its-
sures her luture. Caruthers-
ville, of course, is making hay
while the sun shines, but her
sun will not shine always.
r. ,.r , - ., P n
1MV"' T , , 7..,
I lie the loolish man who builded
, mighty Mississippi, bloods no.
,ro(,a flJ,. l,,1 pnnul and liauty
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Sllll-l ,11 lilll'l uill-,1 illl w i l ll-
wm, f iaUt..m..,i theinevetible
. , .
her people accept ihe hospiMlity
ol 1 lu strangers at whose doors
they may knock. Hayti, found
ed upon ten a liniui, awaits
them all with outstretched arms,
Personally, some of the best
friends the editor of the Herald
has live in Caruthersville and
nptirlv every new.spaner mini has " '" ,,u )um'1 ,uu u""u"1' found dead in an armchair in a room , withdraw from the Adilatic sea. This
,..,.':., MntU -in-l -if-nii-iin ' A,,J"S to blu11 tho people of Hay- adjoining the church in London. .action is regaided in all -uarters at
cttUin fncmis and acquain Sli.000.00 to com-1 Hedrick Armstrong, 19. son of the a notable step. in. the d.rection of
tancos whose names he disnkes . ; HV ' hl(e Dr vvilliam Palmer Aimstrong, , Peace,
tn re.nnve I mm hi4 list, w promise tlie public squai e case, ,,,-.,. .nmHnB wri ter f or a Chi- Frank L. Chance,, former, manager
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they have done more for us than get it from the pockets of the
tho people of Hayti. It is painful taxpayers. We are opposed to
to us to be forced to say any- any increase in salary. The
thing against their city, but were city needs its money for some
wo not true to our own city we thing else,---in fact, wo do not
the will of the better element of1
Caruthersville, and we earnestly
hope they may find some way to
weed out their undesirables. ,
The editor of a Kansas paper ,
says that he picked up a Win
chester rilie recently and started
up the street to deliver the
weapon to its owner. The delin-
quent subscribers got it into
their heads that he was on the
war path, and everyone he met
insisted on paying all they owed.
(im, ,.,,, yipO
mil a ilell of
ten , ears' standing. On rot urn-1
nig to the office he lound a load I
of hay, lilteen bushels of corn.!
ten bushel ol potatoes, a load ol
wood and a barrel ol turnips.
L-i Melle Star.
When you hear a man sneering
at the local paper because it is
not big, cheap and news. as the
city papers, you can sately bet
he does not squander jmy of
his wealth in assisting to make
it better and lh.it generally the
paper lias done more tor mm
than he has lor it. The man
who cannot see the benefits aris
ing from a local newspiper
is about as much value to a town
as a delinquent tax list. Ex.
No such thing was ever heard
of as the people from an adjacent
town swooping down upon a sis
ter city and confiscating a public
square, and it will not occur now.
It takes more than money to do
it and more than legal technicali
ties, it takes physical force.
Smoke this in your pipe.
Tne people of Pemiscot county
are reminded that they will never
have to reach Hayti by a bob
tailed turn-around train. All
roads lead to Hayti, and time
Will make her the metropolis of
- - -
And the little scheme attempt
They have pulled olT so many
limits and worked so
,.iw,w. ,i ,i, th.a tl,n nn
schemes and tricks, that the peo-
ple mve become wise and refuse
to be fooled.
, i,,. if TT.,.ti'.
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l)U,,llu mirc iiml b- ity
ran. l ney caunob oe re-
moved and no one can come here
and occupy them.
1 Any man who thinks he owns
Hayti's public square and city
l,,,!! ;s extended a he.irtv wel
, . , ....ii.., .- ., .1 t,. the Christian Science cnuicn. was
comP to come over and U"
Ah pshaw! WB forKOt! It is
t)p &l5,000.()0 the Argus is trying
to help them grab,
1 . .
' A11 ' fc ' Q0Qm of
the peoples money.
Clarence Mayes was over from
Kennett several days last week,
on account of the serious illness
of his mother.
I . .
I balary Only.
As April draws near, those
who have their eye on the city
treasury begin to water at the
mouth. There are some offices
to be filled, and there are a whole
lot of people who want oflh'O for
salary only. No doubt the board
. of aldermen will be asked to in
crease the salaries of certain of-
iiise unc? hiiiurie. ui wimuiui
,. ., . x
iices, that siiuie new men may
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run for ollice and get elected to a
posFtion but the
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'W " mm .hK. ..uK L1 -
, oil rr t in nonnie li.ivmn- l lie
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- ,,.,.. AlllT ,nill, .,,... ,,. 1(, .,
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guwu, imru u.i.ys vvuru .uiu i-.irii
$7r,(X)to$HX).(X) a month does
not-need a little city ollice for
which the city is only justilied
I '. ' , ,' ,
I month to some good m in who can
and does, do the work. Let the
man who wants more go to work
and earn it, and not expect to
MS OF THE WEEK
HAPPENINGS OF THE SEVEN
PAST DAYS ARE BRIEFLY
FROM AROUND THE PLANET
Dispatches From Our Own and For
eign Countries Are Here Given
In Short Meter for
Post master GiMior.il llltclii'iiek is-
an, il ;i wtiirtitmtiit clumlni' flint tii'illlv
k'.tino.titio paicel post packages weie
sent thiougli the postolflees of tin Til)
tv.till.ii; cities of the count! y duiing
the iliht week ot Junuaiy.
A Kiencli column commanded by
Col Amedee tlueydon de llhes fought
a buwic battle with a huge body of
Mucus, whom they louted with a loss
ut ."tin killed. TweUe French toldleifa
neio kill and CO wnuuded.
Hcpii'Heiitathu Langlo, Uepubllc
n, ot Kentucky, was stricken on the
floor ol the house b) a lush ol blood
to his head.
1'iobably for the llrst time in his-
ton tlit wives of three presidents of
me uimea states gnuieieu tiounu
it. . .uf A.1h.1. m Attn Tt?lmltn Tf .mni i
tho ut..ner tab!" at the White House
when the piebldent and Mis. Taft had
as tliPir quests Mis. Groe? Cleveland
mid Mis. Bsnjamlu Haiiisiu.
Roald Amundsen, dlscoveier of tho
eouth pole, anhed in New Yoik n
thi Unei St. Paul, for an extended i
visit to this country. He was 'l- n emeigency appiopriation of
eomrd by a committee of Scaudiu.iv- 50,000 to combat an epidemic of scai-lan-AiiHilcans.
let fever and diphtheria that threat-
Joseph G. P.obin, noted financier, I ens Chicago has been abked from tin
who pleaded utility to the theft ctcity council.
If 27,000 from the Washington Savings l Senator O'Gorman intioduced a bill
bank of New York, was sentenced uy granting medals to all suivlving t,ol
Jubtice Seabury to serve a jemi in diers of the battle of Gettysburg.
the penitential y on Blackwcll's Island. A Sofia dispatch gives leports from
The ideal son-in-law was found in Adrianopie, bajing the rations lu the
wniinn, Prpedman at Chicaco. He I invested towns have been lodliced to
has snnnnrted his father-in-law and
mothei -in-law for seven years.
The New York boaid of education
has abolished high bchool frats.
The Duchess of Connaught, wife of
h.. ?nvenmi.fifne..il of Canada, is buf-
, . - 0- c, ,
'feiing fiom a recunence of peritonit-
Is. It has been deemed advisable to
remove her to a hospital at Monti eal.
W. N. Miller, formerly prebident of
cago newspaper, maided Mrs. Martha -
llaigaiet Aimstrong, 22, bib step- "'s signeu a cumiaci 10 niuimsu uu
mother, at Roswell, N. M. Ncw York American lhagim club foi
The Italian steamer Speranza col-
lided with a liritisn vebsei in iae
.,, nf ,1P srnnza.
which put in at Gibraltar after the ac-
cident, said he did uot know the fate
' the other vessel.
Tun iivp wp, - snuffed out. two ner-
!,- u,iQiv intmnri nnd iwpIvp nth -
,mrt whe'n v;u(alla taln No. 20
4U minutes late, crashed into the rear
coach of Vaudalia train No. 8 at the
west entrance to the union station
train shed at Tene Haute, Ind.
Congress was asked in a special
message fiom the piesident to appio
piiate $250,000 for continuing the in
vestigation of the commission on econ-
Thirty-three meinbeis of the crew
weie lost when the oil steamer Rose
cians went abhore on Peacock Spit,
at the mouth of the Columbia river,
That there Is a combination of Ger
man aud English ship companies, the
nullifications of which extend all over
tho world and which dlbcrlminates
against Ameiica by high rates and
prefeiential lebates, was the testi
mony of William H. Douglass, presi
dent of the fiim of Astell & Douglass,
New Yoik exporters, before tho "ship
ping trust" investigating cdmmittee.
Liout. Wilhelm Filchncr, the Ger
man antarctic exploier, returned with
his expedition to Buenos Ayres after
an absence of 15 months in tho south
Responding to the frantic appeaU
of thousands of Jews who have beeu
ordeied fiom their homes In tho Kleff
district, Governor General Thepoft aus
pended further expulslous until the
Temperatures from 4 to C degrees
lower than ever before were record
ed iu southern California, blasting the
hopes of orange and lemon growers.
Estimates of citrus fruit losses ran
fiom $10,000,000 to ?30,000,000,
Renieseutntlves of 35,000 locomo
tlve firemen rejected tho terms of- fashionable homo In Vest Main stieet,
fered by managers of the Eastern rail Somerset, Pa. Tho police aro of tin
was for a compromise on tho em- opinion that tho woman was eithei
ployes' wago demand. ' strangled or poisoned.
Gov. Donaghey of Arkansas par- Permission for women, of tho dlt--doned
Rev. J. 1 McDanlel, a Mth- trlct branch of tho National Woman'
odist ininlstei nnd former cashier ol Suffrage association, to ime Pcnnsyl
tho Bank of Cave Springs, who wan vanla avenuo in Washington for a
bentonced to Borve one year In the i pageant on the night of March 3 wu&
state penitentiary on a chargo of em . denied by Muj. Sylveater, Bupeiintonri
bezzlement. ' ont of police.
Coufeiences to prevent a strike ol Admission that the so called "con
35,000 locomotlvo firemen on Eastera ference HneB" operating between New
railroads began at the Hotel Manhat j York aud South American ports, Trip
tan, Now York. Judgo Martin A. ' idad, tho Barbadoes and the Par Eata
Knopp of tho United States commerce have an Informal freight rate and re
court and Federal Labor Commission bato agreement waB made before tb.u
er Charles P. Nelll met representa, bo called shipping trust investigating
tlves of the managers and employei committee by Loreiuo Daniels, Amer
of the 52 railroads Involved, ' lean ageut for the 1'ilnz company.
Commissioner Williams of Now Letters In tho poHsebsIou of MIbb
York requested CIpriano Castro's at ( AHene Mew, sweetheait of Rev. Aug
torneys to withdraw their writ ol ust F. Scuado, tho mlnlbtrr who com
liabeaB corpus and in turn promisee mltted suicide in Cincinnati, lovealt-d
to begin nt once tho Inquiry Into Caa I that the clergyman hud planned to
tro'a right to enter this country. TMi1 found a race of bupi-iincn In Uio
Castro refused to do. I Utopia he was to Btait lu Panama.
Tho Booth lino Btcamer Ambrose,
while proceeding In the Mersey, col--lldcd
with a flehlns smack nnd lighter,
sinking both ot thorn. Ten men lost
Damage estimated i at $1,000,000 wa4
done by tho flood In the Allegheny,
Monongahcla and Ohio rlvor valleyB.
Wheeling, W. Va., suffered soverely
from high water, 8,000 persons hav
ing been driven , from their homes.
Miss Ella EWlng, the tallest woman
In tho world, died. at her home near
Gorln, Mo.) where-she lived, with her
aged father. Miss Ewing.was 8 fcot
4 inches tall.
Carrying ?93,880,!17, anilncroaso of
nearly $3,000,000 icxver the amount ap
ptonilntC'rt lust year, the aim appio
priutlon bill was lepoited to tlir
houhe by Kepiesent.ithe Hall ot Vii
ginla, chairman ol the committee on
Charging conspiracy and fraudulent
practice, Representative Borland of
Missouri introduced resolutions in the
house calling for congiessional Inves
tigation of the conduct of .ludgefi John
C. Pollock of the Kansas district couit
and A. S. ynniValkenbtUBh of the dis
trict court of Mishouri.
The old light for tho re eatablii
ment of tho canteen In the aim again
was canied befoie congiehh. when
Mrt. Alice Tlurbank appeared befoie
the houhe coniniittee on, mllitaiy uf
fails in taor of the Bartholin can
teen bill. She rrptPbents the wives
un( ,liniKhten, of ti, enlisted, men tg
the aImVi and;Rave ciiaiimnn Hay a
petition signed by L'.you women.
The goininent's petition lor a
peimanent injunction against the
Eastern States Hotall Ilumboi Deal
eis' association, alleged to be a com
bination in lestraint of. trade, was
granted by the federal dlstiict couit
n xew Yoik.
! one-fourth. Eighty thousand persons
are sick, wlthouti medical, aid. or the
means of obtaining warmth.
With exciting episodes following
fast in the eaily hours3of the Tennes-
! see legislature, foi mer, Gov. Patterson
' appearea ueiore tne uemocra.ic cau-
eus and, in the Inteiest of harmony,
.announced his withdrawal, from the
j. ni serwan government uecmeu 10
, of the Chicago National baseball team,
iroe yeais. u wjh iuk c-uuieu ruu-
' . "- ... --.
j Mr. and Mis. Will1 TJtsey aud their
thieo chlldien, Mei rill, aged 8; Leo.-,
aged 6,. and Dorothy, 1 months old.
were burned to, death, when then-
1 home on a, farm ton, miles, north of
Erie, Kan., was destroyed!
Renouncing Ills vows, to the church
for the woman ho loved, the Rev. Fa-
ther D. J. Gallagher was man led in
St. Louis to Miss Florence Layer, a
trained nurbe of Louisville, Ky.
There aie now 4,500,000 enfran
chised women in the world, according
to llguies compiled by suffragists. Ol
the number, 2,700,000 arc Americans
The next Norwegian storthing will
contain no woman member or altei
nate, it became apparent, and, oppo
nents of equal suffrage are gloating
over the unexpectedly poor showing
made by the suffragists iu the recent
parliaments y elections.
President Taft bent to, tho- senate
the name of Lieut.-Col. Lansing H.
Beach, U. S. A., who he nominates
to be a member of the Mississippi
Worry becauso he could not under
stand the workings of the new paicel
post caused Eail Sheetz, 2'2 years old,
a Yale (Ia.) ratal mail cairier, to
Nebraska Republicans and Progres
sives decided to fight out their differ
ences within tho Republican partj
and to present a solid fiont to De
mocracy in future campaigns,
"Corneiing the market" In com
modities is illegal under the Sherman
anti-Hunt law, according to a decision
of the supieme court of the United
States, which held JnmcB A. Patten
and his associates for trial in tin
New Yoik federal couits for an al
leged "cornering" of tho cottou mui
ket in 1010.
Mrs. Bertha Shaffer, 40 yeais old, u
handsome and wealthy divorcee, wab
- found dead. In the buthioom of her