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THE HERALD. HAYTI. MO.
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Count 1 1, mi Tolstoy, sou of Count
Loo ToNtoy, was riiun U'd to Niellne
Pcrs-hlim. said to he ii Russian c un
less, :it the eitj hull In Now ink, N. .1.,
h. Major Charles P. Cillon. Hoth
were iimi i It'll before mill uccoril'ng
to t licit- application for u Iti'i'tif hud
bi't'ii divoicctl on tilt' Mime day. July
-:i. IOL'0. ll was 'ultl llmt the unit
nit't hi- hi hie on tlit (iallclaii front
during Hit' war while i'io countess vvi.s
engaged In Bed Cms., woik.
Neither lilt' fount, who gave Mi
i n- lift j -four, nor tin.' lirltk', who
niil -In- was thltjj-lour. would dls
uiss thi'ir pci-sMuttl nnitlr- alter tho
"I want no publicity." he -ld. "I
will answer no questions. It Is our
Mr-'. Tolstoy's former husband
was Nlcknlnl Pcrshlua. Mr. Tolstoy's
foinier wife was Sollu Phllosofo.
flnshiv Illroimvits. lte consular
agent of the old Russian giivoininein. anil Police Lletiti'inint Dennis C'ronln. the
major's, peisonul aid, were the witnesses to the leieninny. The hilde gave her
address an Ultf Washington aenue, the home of Mr. lllrshovits. Count Tolstoy
gave his occupation as Itcturer und writer and his home as Brewster. N. V.
When Count ToNtoj mine heie In 1010 it was to lecture mi the life and
Ideals of his father mid during the war he contributed tunny in tick's to the
newspapers, mostlj on TJussla and the llusslan situation.
Claim to Own Site of Chicago
Two Chicago women, a little gill
mimed Harriet, an olllcer in the I'd
llsh arinj and Ills titled sister, now
In Poland, are making claims to own
ci-ship of a large pint of the luud up
on which Chicago Is- built.
The Chicago women are Mis
Martha Schuster, 'A'2: Vintennes ae
nue. and Mrs II. I'. Booth, 0(501 Win
stun avenue (portr.iit herewith), who
l)ellee that thej have the Ucj tloeu
nieiit needed to proe their direct
descent from Count Caslinlr I'ulaskl
the Polish patriot, who tlietl lighting
beside (Jeorge Washington in the
The continental congiess In 1777
Ib said to hnve giauied the foielgn
flgliter V,() acies ol "worthless" laud
In the Indian count rj, upon which to
duj. it Is asserted, the city of Chi
cago Is situated.
Mrs. Schuster possesses an arinj
discharge dated 1S01 and signed by
I he then king of Austria. The name on the tllsclmige Is Vlailistuw on
Poteski, claimed to he her ancestor.
Meanwhile ,i Philadelphia lawjer, .Joseph (iioss, is attempting to piove
the claim of another do-vend. int of the Polish adveiitiner. This other claim
ant is Count Clntllslnv Burdmskj-, now llglitlng the Russian hurtles as an olll
cer in the Polish arinj. The count also claims direct descent from the Polish
volunteer of ((evolutionary war fame. He has a sister who lives on their
ImiHiverlshcd estate in Poland.
BUD BOi ISSUE
ST. LOUISAN MAKES PLEA FOR
PASSAGE OF $60,000,000 STATE
ROADS IMPASSIBLE, HE SAYS
Backwardness of Missouri Education
la Due to Mud Roads Through
out the State, He Declares.
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I'nrmluutiiii. Mo. Speaking hefnre
1 tnore than II 00 people hero, Joseph F.
.Leopold of SI. Louis, declined that,
I while Mission I ranked first In tniiles,
i K'cond In hogs and hens, niud roads
i have reduced Its rank to thirty-fourth
' In education. The meeting was held
h the Atmj-Vnv j Motor Trnch Cnr
iiMin. whit Ii Is louilng the southern
part of the slate fioni St. Louis to
Kanas Cltj In the Interest of the $00.
000.000 hnml issue which will he voted
on nt't month. Declaring that un
less the people who have descried the
farms within the last decade return
to agilrullural puisults the (."lilted
States will he coufrnnted by n crisis
greater than war. Leopold said forty
j ears ago iwo-thinls of our entire pop
ulation lhetl on the farms He de.
claretl today, according lo the govern
ment. two-third of the nation's jicnplc
live In the cities. Fighty-nlne of the
counties in Missouri whose census
has been icpoitetl -how a decrease in
population In the last decade we
June done moie lor the comfort of
our live slock than we have for our
children and women who live in the
country districts. The aveiage school
attendant c In the counlrj has tie
creased at an alarming urte. and in
seernl lemote distiicts we have an
average dallj atlentlnnce for the jear
of one pupil. The average salary
paltl lo our rural schoul-teuchcis Is
SUSP foi Hie j ear.
Mlssouii has lost more than 'J.'J per
cent of lis school levenue tluoilgll
non-atteutlain e, due to impassible
roads. This lepresents more limn
SI. 000,000 nnniiallj. For Illiteracy
this state stiiiuK thlrtj-fourtb among
the states und our Island possessions.
Kven Hawaii anil Pol to ICico. inhab
ited by aliens, are ahead of us In ed
ucation because they have surpassed
this state In good mads and trans
Society Girl Shot and Killed in Auto,
Kansas City, Mo. Admitting they
have few clews to work upon, the
authorities have redoubled their ef
forts to find a man who Is declared to
have shot and killed Miss Florence
Barton, a young society woman, and
wounded Ilowaid II. Winter, her llance,
while the couple were In an auto on
a lonely road near hero recentl
The only description the police have
of the mini Is (hat furnished by Winter,
who saltl he was about 'M years old,
dressed In a brown suit, and wore n
greasy cap, the visor of which wast
creased in the center.
Four Towns Get Flat Gas Rate.
.Tefferson City, Mo. The state pub
lic service commission made an order
extending the time when the new rates
on notural gas In the' Jasper county
district shall become operative from
October 1 to .November 1. For the
llrst time, al least, the commission will
put In a tint rate of 70 cents per 1,000
cubic feet of natural gas at .Toplln.
Cjirthage, Carterville and Webb Cll.v,
and a service charge of fiO cents per
mouth. All four of the cities use
natural gas and the rutins weie not the
Sherman Must Rest or Go Blind
i niteu Mines .-lcuiu.n i.uwreiice
Y Sheimau of Illinois, has given out
the statement in Springfield that be
s facing ibis alternative. A jenr's
complete rest or blindness. Special
ists haw told him that he Iui4 almost
worn out bis e.ves from overwork',
and that he must tpilt work or lose
his ejeslght. This uniloiihtedlj ex
plains Senator Sherman's attitude,
during the last session of congiess
when be more than once tlueatenetl
to withdraw fiom the political Held
at times when debate waed warm In
Senator Sherman was elected
senator March 'S.l, 1S)i:, to 111 1 the un
expired term (1l)KM."i) of William
Lorlmer; he was re-elected for the
teim 1(.)IS-'JL Ills term theiefore ex
pires March !I net. Representative
William !. McKluley of Champaign,
nineteenth Illinois district, has been
nominated by the Republicans as
their cnnuitiiiio to succeed him utter a hard-fought primary campaign.
Senator Sherman was bom In Miami county, O.. hi 1 8.1S and was brought
by LIrt parents to Illinois In 18.7.). He got his schooling In Illinois Institutions,
He Is a lawyer aiuf was county Judge In McDonough county, 1S80-00. He was
speaker of the llllhols house lfiufl-1003, nnd lieutenant governor of Illinois
llVl-OS. From lOOfl-l.'J he was president of the board of administration which
hnu control of the state charities. Senator Sherman hits been twice mnrrled
di( Is now a widower.
Rolla Gets Mining Station.
Washington. Kstnblishuient of a
mining expeilment station at Uolla,
with a central office al St. Louis, to
consider problems in lead ami zinc
nietallurg.v. completes thirteen mining
stations nuthorlrctl by congiess to aid
tlie industrj, the bureau of mines an
uouiited. The Uolla station will be known as
the Mississippi Valley Station. A sta
tion at Ti liana, III., dealing with coal
mines, l be known as the central
Soldiers' Home Gets Loan of $20,000.
.lelTeison fit j. Mo The federal sol
illeis home at St. ,lanis has borrowed
MJO.OW) to tide the Institution over till
the net legislature can appropiiale
funds, it was auiiouiiced.
The last legtslaluie
S-l.-.OOO. but this was insufficient, off!
cials said The government also con
tributes to the upkeep of this home,
it is said.
(Loi .. itir This Dc),inineiii .-.uiiplieil li.v tlm American Legion News Scrvlru )
AMERICAN LEGION NOW HAS THE DEPARTMENT OF PANAMA
Sceno on the Island of Taboga, Where the Department of Panama Held Itt
Special Jury to Try Slayer.
riallatln, Mo The uise of Hugh Y
Tnrwater. charged with the killing of
Weslej L. Iiolierlson, publisher ol a
newspaper lieie, December L'.'l last,
on call in the Daviess count j circuit
Attornejs for the defense have an
nounced reads for trial and .Indue
Aich 15. D.ivls has Issued an older for
a special venlie, from which a juiy is
lo he drawn to hear the case.
The trial lias been postponed seveml
times bemuse of the III heatlh of Tar
water, who has been contlned In the
county jail at St Joseph, Mo , since the
Cotton Lost Eight Points in Month.
Jeffoison Cltj, Mo. Mlssouii cotton
lost 8 points during the past month
1 i etui uiiftivoiable weather ciiiidltlons,
causing continued lank growth, blight
and shedding of bolls, accoriling lo
(he leluiiis f i iitii glower in eleven
counties In Southwest Missouri uiatle
to H. A Logan. Agilciiltural Station
Stallstican for the Fulled Stales De
partment of Agiiciilluie, and Jewell
Ma.vfs, secretary of the state boaid
of agrlcultine The state's cotton crop
In 1!)20 In twelve counties was worth
(lint and seed), S 1 1 ,0.Tt ,000.
Negro Convict Paroled.
Jclleison City, Mo. (iovernor C.'nrd
ner has granted a painle to Hairy
Hristoe, a negro, who was convicted
in Lafa.vetle county in August, un.'l, ot !
uiuiib'i' in the second degiee nnd sen
lenietl to the penile ntiurj for i!.") jeais. i
His p. uole was leciimiuentled by the J
stale pilson board, sever.il prison offi
cials .mil the trial judge ami the proM
Sixteen j-ears ago when President
Itoosevelt called on the men of Amer
ica to enlist In the great adventure of
cutting a waterway from ocean to
ocean thiough the Isthmus of Panama
that the strength of the American
fleet might not be divided by a voyage
of weeks from tho east to the west
coast there were thousands of volun
teers who answered his call. To Pan
ama they went nnd built the great
canal, fighting all the time against per
petual bent, almost perpetual rain,
feveis and all the pests of the tropics.
Many of them gave up the struggle
and letiirnctl home but others staved
ippi opt luted , until the great d renin came true. And
tney are there jet In that far-flung
outpost of America by the locks that
aie lapped Jiy the waters of two
Again In April, 1017. came a call to
School Head's Daughter to Wed.
Columbia, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. It. It
iSrnj of this cltj have announced the
engagement ol their daughter. Miss
Frames Cray, to Milton Duval of
Clnrskvllle, Teim. .Miss dray is a niece
of J. T. Mitchell, fonner bank com
missioner of Mlssouii and now a mem
ber of (he boaid of managers of the
Missouri KWiool for Deal at Fulton.
call was not unheard at the canal.
One by one men and women dropped
out of the shops and olllces and
donned the army khnkl and the navy
blue or the modest cap and cape of
the army nurse corps until on Novem
ber 11, 1018, the day of tho armistice,
there were approximately fiOO Canal
men and women In uniform.
They saw service In all branches of
American amis. They were on hind
nud spa, in the nlr and under the wa
ter. They were a versatile people and
they were fighters as their building of
the cnnal had proved. They came back
with almost every medal and decora
tion of the war, including citations
from the French. British and the other
In September of Inst jear several of
these lighters met to form a post of
the American Legion. One had re
cently been an aviator In France, an
other as a lieutenant of engineers
hnd done things In No Man's Land
that high British olllcers said were Im
possible. A third, after many months
of volunteer ambulance driving before
America entered the vvnr, had enlist
ed in the French artillery nnd had
ended as a lieutenant. This llrst post
was Immediately followed by a sec
ond ami the creation of the depart
ment of Panama of the American Le
gion with headquarters at Cristobal.
The first convention of tho deparr-
duty a summons to war and that moot was held recently on the Island
of Taboga, 12 miles from the main
land of the Isthmus of Panama and In
sight of the spot whore In 1513 Vasco
Nunez do Balboa discovered the Pa
cific ocean. At this convention ICIbert
S. Waid was elected department com
mander and Edward J. Dally, depart
ment adjutant for the coming jear.
These olllces previously had been held
by Conylngham Patterson and Her
bert Pearson, respectively. Arrange
ments were also made to hnve the
Panama department represented at
the Cleveland convention.
SHALL GIRLS BE ADMITTED?
School Children Decreasing.
Jeffeison Cltj, Mo. I'uiinieiation
of school children In Mlssouii In lOlid,
which has Just been completed bj
Sam D. Baker, superintendent of the
schools, shows a dec
under the liguies foi uno. The total t
euumeialiou this jear was HOT 011. In i
1010 It was i)7.V0l.
Membership Question Looms Before
Officials of Legion Some "Y"
Workers Present Claims.
Berry Growers Buy Crates.
Auroia, Mo. Between J'J.nOO and
l!,"i,(H)0 ciates will be requited to han
dle net season's ciop of strawberries
in the Am orn district, and orders
have been placed. Several fanners
hnve Joined the Auroia Fiull Crow
ers' Assot iatlou ami will uiise ben It
$9,365,207 Balance in Treasury.
Jefferson Cll.v, Mo, There was a
balance in the state tieasiiry of S!)
:i('.."iii(i7.S7 on the llrst of Ocjoher The
dlsbuisenients for the month of Sep
tember nniounteil to $1,711-1,017.17. The
heiuy disbursements weie due to tho
various counties and the City of St.
Louis, the .schools receiving during Hie
month more than Kl.ftOO.OOO.
LeJeune, the Marines and Haiti
Gen. John A. Le Jeuno (portrait
herewith), the new head of the Uni
ted Stutes marine corps. Is.1 likely to
pluy a leading part In the settlement
or the controversy now raging In the
presidential campaign about the "un
constitutional wurfurc" In Haiti. Be
fore the buhject became a public con
troversy Secretary Daniels of the
navy department had secretly sent
Gwieral Lo Jeune to Haiti to lines
llgte. A Is well known, a fiscal pro
leotornte was established by the Unl
t1 Stutes over Haiti by treaty sev
eral years ugo and the Island repub
Hr ha been virtually governed by an
officer of the United States navy In
command of u force of United States
Virtually the only source of new
from Haiti has been through the statt
department or the becretury of the
bbvjt in wusningiou. inu niuiuui-
f the marine corps heudquuiters has hmi Miupiy (hut It acted as u police
force for, the state department nnd held Itself accountable to the siute de
prttneat throMKU the secretary of the nuvv
School Instructor Weds.
Odessa, Mo. Announcement has Just
been made here of the marilage of
Mill Kll.abeth Klllott, former instruc
tor In physical training in the Central
Missouri State Teachers' College jit
Warrensburg, ami Chester Stephenson
of New York. Miss Klllott for three
j ems held the position at the Wur
Pythian Home to Be Enlarged.
Springfield. Mo. The Pythian home
In this clt j is to be doubled in sle
at an epeuilltiue of nppi'i!mntely
.? 1.-0,000. The additions will be In
the form of a large dormitory and en
largement of other departments.
Mother of Editor Henry Dies.
Butler, Mo .Mis. Llila Henry, 7fi
jcars old, a pioneer citizen and mother
of Harrj Ileniy edilor of the Butler
Daily and Bales County Weekly Dem
ocrat of ibis clt j, and also of Judge
Carl J. Ileniy of this city, died here.
A recurring question before the ofli
cials of the American Legion Is that
of eligibility to membership. Just
where Is the line to be drawn? Shall,
for Instance, those "little sisters of tho
ease of i;),.ri).) army," me -i- gins, ne nainmeu 10
010. The total t full membership?
Although at present they stand with
out the pale there nre some who be
lieve they should be taken In. Some
of the gb Is themselves have very
modest I j presented their claims. The
following Is an excerpt from a letter
from Miss Salllo Lou Massey of Meri
dian, Miss., to the national com
mander: "1 am Just one of hundreds of '1"
girls at home now, wearing pretty
clothes which don't seem quite right
after having woin the uniform. In
France we cooked, kept house, handed
out maga.ines and papers and danced
hundreds of kilometers we danced
all of which Isn't so much. I know, hut
the spirit behind ll iiiaile us feel that
we belonged to the men of the A. 10.
F. and they to us. lias nil this com
nideshlp been shed with the unifoim?
We have watched with high hopci the
development of the American Legion,
and In your splendid achievements
ELECTED FOR THREE YEARS
Thomas J. Bannlgan Is Re-Elected
Connecticut Department Adjutant
for Unusually Long Period.
The Innovation of choosing a de
partment adjutant to serve for three
years was adopted by the Connecticut
convention of the American Legion.
Thomns J. Bannlgan of Hartford was
Hydro-Power Plant for Lebanon.
Lebanon, Mo. X liydro-elec trlfc
power company to furnish power for
the operation of street cars, manufac
turing plants ajid for domestic pur
poses In ( entral Missouri towns, is
being proposed lure, Arthur 'I. Ne
son, president of u Lebanon hank,
sulci that plans were under way for
the construction of n povvo plant on
the Nluhguu river, near here.
Table Works Like Umbrella.
Webb City. Mo. Two Webb CHj
men, J. V. Milton and Clarence Marsh,
have Invented a folding camp table
which operates like an umhiella. The
table consists of u collapsible steel
triune anil Ik covered with canvas.
Frost Damages Truck Gardens.
Setlalla, Mo. There was a heavy
frost In Pettis county and garden
truck was badly damuged In tho low
lands. The mercury was down to 37
degrees and there was a light ice.
MUsouri Merchant Dies.
Sedulla, Mo. A. W. McKenzle, a
Sedalla merchant, died of heart dis
ease. He was born at Leroy, N. Y
December 18, 1855, and hud resided
here J10 years. He served four terms
uh member of the school hoard and was
also u member of the city council. His
wife died several years ago.
Farmer Named Hospital Supervisor.
Fulton, Mo, Charles C. Nlcolson. a
fanner north of tho city, has gono to
St. Joseph, where he will lie farm
supervisor of tho St. Joseph State
Poor Apple Harvest.
Boonvllle, Mo. Cooper county's ap
ple crop Is being harvested and while
It is better thun in most north Missouri
counties ltl s far from u half crop, It
being estimated that It may not run
more than one-fifth of n full yield.
Thomas J. Banninan,
re-elected for that period. Ordlnnrlly
the term of a department ndjutant la
one year only but the longer period, it
was felt, would enable Mr. Bunnlgnn
to obtain far-reaching results.
MEDAL OF HONOR SAVED HIM
Ninety-elght Converted at Revival.
Des Arc, Mo. Oscar Taylor und son
Jiave just closed the biggest revival
eer known here with 08 converts.
They go from here to Pilot Knob.
Start War on Gamblers.
ltepubllc, Mo, Mayor E. M. Winter
litis declared wur on the gamblers. He
eays reports reaching him Indicate that
a lot of it Is going on In Republic und
lie lias Instructed his police officers to
hunt out the guilty ones.
Sallle Lou Massey.
those hopes are being fulfilled. Why
Is the 'Y' girl, who was one of you In
France, left out? Is not limitation
with the American Legion the only
way by which we can carry on and
keep the spirit that was ours In
Miss Massey served nine months In
France. She received a citation for
courageous work among the troops
during the Influenza epidemic in the
fali 'it 1018.
New Jersey Legion Member Escapes
Jail Sentence by Display of
Sentimental considerations left out
of the reckoning, Frank Sadovvskl, an
American Legion memher of Newark,
N, J found out the other day that a
Congressional Medal of Honor Is a
handy thing to have.
Sadovvskl works In the day time and
sleeps at night. That Is, he had been
sleeping of nights until n couple of
loving cnts began n noisy courtship on
his hnck fence, Sadovvskl stood it as
long ns he could and then went down
In his old barracks bag and dragged
out the trusty automatic he carried In
France. The cats became casualties
and Sadovvskl becamo a prisoner of
the law and was hailed into court
charged with disturbing the peace.
Tlie evidence was all against him
and he was about to he sentenced
when, Inadvertently, he mentioned
that he once killed six Oermnns sin
gle handed and captured their machine
gun with the same revolver with which
he routed the yowllug cats For tills
feat he won America's highest war
honor, nnd a string of lesser medals.
He produced the mednJ.i as proof and
the Judge let Mm off.