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MRIEF NEWS NOTES
WHAT HAS OCCURRED DURING
WEEK THROUGHOUT COUN
TRY AND ABROAD
EVENTS OF IMPORTANCE
-Gathered Prom All Parts Of The
Globe And Told In Short
Mexico City is without street car
service, the bakers are not working
.and the suspension of the light, power
and water supply services were expect
The Independent Socialist Freiheit,
-declared that a triumvirate will take
the place of Premier Lenine of soviet
Russia, during a six month's absence
from Moscow which his health will
oblige him to take.
Gen. Wu Pei-fu, China's military ge
nius, has invited Dr. Sun Yat Sen,
president of the republic of South Chi
na, to come to Peking and aid the re
'union movement. Wu Ting Fang, for
mer Chinese ambassador to Washing
ton, has been offered the premiership,
but has not yet accepted.
The draft of the new Irish consti
'tution made public on the eve of the
,rish election, gives, as the document
itself states, force of law to the Anglo
Irish treaty and expressly declares
that any provisions of the constitution
or any amendment thereto, or any law
enacted under the constitution, which
Is in any respect repugnant to the trea
ty, shall be void and inoperative.
Three hundred persons are known
to have been drowned and many per
sons more missing following an abnor
mal rise in the Acelhuate and Arenal
rivers, which overflowed their banks
and joined together in one stream, in
undating the Candelaria district of San
'Salvador, Republic of Salvador.
The first battle of the Carnegie
peace palace was won by correspond
ents of the world, who refusod to be
excluded from the palace while the
Postponed Genoa conference on Rus
sian affairs was holding Its first meet
ing. Indignant newspaper men and
women, representing more than twen
ty nations, igored the edict of the
Dutch foreign office that Journalists
should not even be admitted to the
gardens of the palace and forced their
'way through the gates and into the
building where they demanded an aud
ience with the Dutch foreign minister,
and presented a petition to him in per
non protesting against such treatment
of the world press in the international
palace of peace. It was finally decided
to place squads of Dutch soldiers1 in
the corridors to limit the movements
of journalists to the corridors adjacent
to the main ontrance.
The allied reparations committee,
by a three to one vote, overriding the
negative ballot of France, gave the
bankers' committee full authority to
propose an international loan for Ger
many on any basis the committee may
Informal conversations looking to
establishment of a new basis of unego
tiation in the Tacna-Arlca dlisp~ute were
continuedl by the dlelegates to the
Chilean-Peruvian conference. The sub)
ject of the exchanges wvas kept a mys
tery, but the plenipotentiaries did( not
-try to conceal their reviving hope that
*a way soon might b~e found to break
The statement was made at the
~White House that the administration
-is not contempilating any importanit,
immiediate or dirastic action in the con
tinuing nation-wide coal strike.
Prospects for early action by the
house on proposedl legislation for de
-velopment of the government's projects
at Muscle Shoals, Ala., were brighten
~ed by authoritative announcement
from the white house that administra
'tion officials were willing and anxious
for house leaders to act on the matter
with a free hand.
Charles WV. Morse, New York ship1
builder, his three sons and others who
rare charged with conspiracy to die
fraud the U~nited States by means of
war contracts with the shipping
b~oard, filed an application to the (dis
trict court of appleals for permission
to make a special appeal from the de
cision of the criminal division or the
Dlistrict of Columbia supreme court
overrulling demurrers to the indict
Summer training camps have been
op~ened everywvhore over the country
uinder supervision for youths of the
reserve oficer training corps, part of
the machinery of the new defensive
military policy set upi in the national
ediefense act of 1920.
The Federal Reserve Bank at San
Trancisco has asked the federal re
serve board for its attitude upon a ptos
sible0 reduction by the California bank's
redliscount rate from four and a halt'
to four per cent, it is said at the treas
A new fight against Senator Truman
II. Newberry for his activities in revis
ing the naval appropriations bil1l is
brewing in congress. A group in both
the senate andl house are preparing to
-offer dletermined resistance to the at'
tempts of Newherry in slashing the
'Mare Island provision of the appro
President Harding is understood to
have taken a determine(l stand against
action by congress at this time on pond
ing bills for (disposal of the goverh-.
mont's nitrate nlant at use1 Sals.
Secretary Mellon has estimated that
the final income tax payments for the
year 1921, just made, will approximate
three hundred million dollars, bit says
that against this the treamruy must
meet payments during June totaling
The last general accounting of the
public debt discloses a bond total of
$16,002,258,970. The four liberty loan
obligations now total $15,118,418,500.
The- remained of this bond obligation
represents consols of 1930, the United
States loan of 1925, three Panama
bond issues, conversion bonds and pos
tal savings bonds.
The house conference committee on
the military appropriation bill decided
recently to submit direct to the hnuse
the senate amendment appropriating
$7,500,000 for continuation of work on
dam No. 2 of the Muscle Shoals power
project in Alabama.
The Cable bill, which would regulate
the naturalization and citizenship of
married women, has been favorably re
ported by the house committee on im
migration and naturalization and will
be pressed by the committee for con
sideration in advance of the merchant
Appropriation of $150,000 for imme
diate emergency use in eradication of
citrus canker in Florida is provided
for in a bill introduced by Representa
tive Smithwick of Florida.
Prohibition Commissioner Haynes
declares in a formal statement, refer
ring to the "prohibition afloat" Pam
phlet issued by the Anheuser-Busch
company that he would "act in a vig
orous manner to enforce the law as
soon as the department of justice and
the courts have determined where the
Volstead act applies to vessels sailing
under the American flag. He adds
that he would not break one law to
Two rear sleeping cars on the Sun
shine special, the Texas and Pacific
train jumn ed the track at Lake Fork,
Texas, injuring 15 persons, some of
Five children were born to Mrs.
William Prestage, wife of a farmer of
the old Floyd neighborhood, 60 miles
northeast of Monroe, La.
Jack Akin, member of the "Holy Rol
ler" church near Fackler, Ala., is at
the point 'f death as the result of
bites from a copper-head snake which
he saw crossing the road and which
he picked up when, as he said, he
"felt the power of God come on me,"
Organized labor indicated a deter
mination at the American Federation
of Labor convention In Cincinnati, 0.,
that it would start a drive for a con
stitutional amendment for a congres
sional veto of supreme court decision.
Arthur B. Stillwell, who says he has
been president of many railroads and
for seven years president of the Na
tional Surety company, makes the
statement that every mile of the 3,000
miles of railroad he had built has been
constructed by following the advice
Train No. 4 of the fast New Orleans
and New~ York Limited on the Louis
ville andi Nashville railroad, split a
switch three miles north of Canoe,
Ala., crashing through a ipotato pack
ing shed andl killing Willie Bliundean,
a small boy, who was in the packing
Secretary of War Weeks deliveredl
the baccalaureate address at the WVest
ern Reserve University the other day.
The university is at Clevelandi, Ohio.
Hie declaredi that the dIrift of the Unit
ed States government during recent
years was gradually weakcening the na
tion's structure by undlermining the
Constitution and sweep~ing away the
Principles of party responsibility held
so dear by our ancestors of other days.
While in bathing at a hpublc pond
near Augusta, Ga.. t'laude B. Mclawing,
twenty-four years old, a resident of
Washington, D. C., ventured beyond
the safety rope and was drowned.
Roy Marsden adimitted, according to
the police, that lie had robbed the poor
boxes i thirty-two Milwauka church
Use of the word "takoha" by the Old
Dominion Blever'age comp~any, of Rich
mond, Va., is an infringement of the
tradeomark of the Coca-Cola comnpa ny,
Judlge D). Lawrence Groner, of the
Unaited States district court for east
erni Virginia, has dhecidedl, according
to advises receivedl by C. V. Meredith,
counsel for the Coca-Cola company.
Explosion of an ammonia tank locat
ed in a tunnel under the boiler room
of the Parker- Webb Packing companw,
Detroit, Mich., killed four enlhoyes
and damaged the plant considlerabliy.
The illinois chamber of commerce
has asked President Harding to reap
point WV. P. 0. Harding as governor of
the federal reserve board.
The production of commercial peach
es in Georgia this year probably will
not exceed 8.700 cars, including ex
press shipmnents, according to the esti
mate of Z. R. Pettet, agricultural statis
tician for Georgia of the United States
butreau of markets and crop estimates.
Former submarine chaser No. 205,
owned by E. T1. Sulzer of Blrooklyn,
N. Y., was burned to the waters' edge
and sank off Sand Key, near Key
West, Fla. Mrs. Sulzer was slightly
Bly the vote of eVery dhelegtae, the
American Federat ion of Labor con
vent ion in Cincinnat.i indlorscad the
nation-wvide coal strike that since the
first of April has kept half a million
miners from work, and also indlicated,
by a demonist rat ion, its appr oval of the
threatened walkout of more than r
million railroad workers
CHIEF JUSTICE TAFT
GREETED IN LONDON
PARTY ARRIVES AT THE EUSTON
STATION AND IS SHOWN
POSES FOR THE CAMERMAN
Shakes Hands Warmly With Many
Priends and Says He is Glad
to be in London.
London. - Winlliam Howard Taft,
chief justice of the United States and
party, arrived at the Euston Station
and wore greeted heartily by a large
gathering of British and American ad
mirers, the American ambassador, Mr.
Harvey, the counsellor of the embas
sy, Post Wheeler, the consul general.
Robert P. Skinner, and representatives
of the American societies, the London
Pilgrims and the English-speaking un
ion were among those at the station.
Major Oscar N. Solbert, the military
attache of the embassy, accompanied
the former President from Liverpool
and will act as his aide throughout
his stay in England.
Mr. Taft shook hands warmly with
many friends on the pUikform and
said he was glad to be in London.
"I am more than delighted to see
you all again," he exclaimed genially;
"it is exceedingly good of you to come
here to greet me after so long an ab
He posed good naturedly for the
camera men, first with the ambassa
dor and then with Mrs. Harvey and
Mrs. Taft. To the injunction, "look
pleasant," the former President re
plied amid much laughter- "That's
the easiest thing I do."
New Agreement on Size of Army.
Washington. - House and senate
conferees on the army appropriation
bill reached a compromise on an
army of 125,000 enlisted men for the
next 12 months. This represents a
reduction of 8,000 from the senate fig
ure and an increase of 10,000 over the
size of the army fixed by the house.
Decision as to the conference report
on the enlisted strength leaves only
two important sections of the annual
supply bill to he considered, exclusive
of the Muscle Shoals amendment ap
proving $7,500,000 for the continuation
of work on the federal power project
in the Tennessee river. It already
has been agreed by the conference
committee that, the question should
he submitted direct to the house be
cause of the controversial character
of the subject involved, Chairman
Vadsworth of the senate military
committee said that only the items
dealing with the officer strength and
the national guard provisions remain
ed to he determined.
It was expected that. a reduction
from the number' of officers fIxed by
the senate would follow the compro
mise as to enlisted personnel. Trhe
house fixed a maximum of 11,000 as
the numbem' of offi'er's while the semn
mte amendment put the officer stirength
at an aver'age og 12,530 for the com
Richmond Ready for Vets.
Richmond, Va.-WVith the proverbial
outstretching of welcoming arms,
Richmond, the ('enter of all that true
lovers of the South and the Confed
eracy hold dlear,' is ready and eager
to play host to the fast dwindling rem
nant of the "thin gi'ay line," the van
guard1 of which dlescended on the one
time capital of the Confederacy with
the ari'vial of every tr'ain from the
furthermost stretches of Dixie.
While the lanes leading from the
South am-e lined with the oncoming
thi'ong the roads from the WVest and
North, too. are bringing a great gath
ering of grizzled Confederate veter
ans, their sons and daughters, grand
sons and grand-daughters, who have
strayed far from the slindow of the
Southlaund during the last few~ decades.
The reunion of 1922, probably the
last that evem' wIll he held in Rich
mond, is taking on an unwonted mag
nttude,. because this city was the heart
of the Confedem'acy, the headquarters
of its government and the site of fa
miliar spots made famous by TLee and
Jackson, Stuart and Davis, which na
tive Richmondei's pass over with but
scant thought, but which are hallowved
ground to the Confederate veterans
who are coming fired by a return of
the old im pulses thamut made their love
for the Southland and all that it repro
sented so great In 1861.
Richmond never has and prob~ably
never again will he host. to such a
gathering as wvill lie within its con
fines. The city fr'om one end to the
other is in gala atti'e and the holi
day spirit is in the a ir.
Many Killed in ireland.
Blelfast. - The districts of Altana
veigh and Lisdrumliska, on the South
Armagh sidle of the Newry, were the'
scene of murderous attac'ks on house
holders, the assassins ('lamming fcu.r
men and one w~oman vic(timns killed and
several wounded'(. Sev'eral farm houses
The district~s are largely inhabitted
b~y Presbyteriauns, and it is believed
were selected for reprisal for the kill
ing of two men at Lislea WVednesday
The tragedy started about 3 o'clock in
LATEST IN OUTING FROCKS;
PRETTY DRESS ACCESSORIES
HE course of apparel has been set foe a jeweled girdle or necklace or
for many a season steadily to. corsage to be worn with It. With the
ward daintiness, both for outer anti Most practical and severe of tailored
undergarments and from "top to toe." suits they find It necessary to wear a
When good sense dictates a sturdy gayly striped scarf or a lint and scarf
fabric, with dependable wearing qual- to match, and even their joy in a fur
itles for a frock, designers linmedi- nckice is Incomplete until they
ately put their wits to work to give it have posed against its dark back
an airy touch somehow, either by ground a cluster of flowers In glowing
means of accessories to be worn with colors. All of which contributes to
it, or by combinations of materials or their charm and to the general cheer
by its decorations. Manufacturers of fulness.
gingham have made things easy for The shops are showing just now
then) The neat lprettiness of checked man handsoi girdles many of them
sut the fidf eesr owa
vim. , x. anckplc33s ".? ' ' / y\incomplete unti they
coos A.o wlhcotiutst
Gingham and Airy Organdie.
ginghams and their henutiful colors silver link ciIns, set with mock
prove an Inspiration that accounts for jewels or mot ifs of jade. Sometines
an endless variety of adorable 'mid- the girdle serves Is an anchorage for
summer frocks. drapery in the gown, but more often
Everywhere gingham, joining forces it simtiply indleates the waistline anl
with organdle, makes morning and iidds color and a point of interest to
outing frocks of unrivaled freshness, the costuine.
and every week sees new developments For sveal years we imagined tit
of this combiniation. Two of the hist ea-rrigs vera yssed w tle maint ot
to be launched on the seas of inidsuma- foigatten things, but now thlm ofe
imer fashions are shown here. In hoth forgotte tings, bu n
of thiemi glinglim, shiowin agi sinaltl Inuong thle liiuost p01)1tiir of oranamtent(s.
check ini a color with i wie, is com- i11 t'r Long pendiant eiarrings of pearls o.
hined with white organle, anii th
diresses aire alitractiv *ini anly (of thle (it's of .ie an Jelit lie lmanyf ohr
faishionablie colors and in Ihinck a ai stne servt tha lit' resn lie lnve of wor
wiito. The desigans ar ie novel ii th e l~ anuk I a. (uuimb s fo r thle eventig colff
pictutre tellIs all thir simpilie buiit dec- fuire are gracel't l shapeIud andl~ gilt.
I ightfual story. The use of tint learl tor*ing withi a va iet y of ('olorS. In
butt ons, as a diecorativye featutre, Is thir I'companii iy are buck les t hat rival
worth notinug in themia (it has~ been thiemi. SI ippers ha:ve t heir share of
ciloverly donec) and thle 1importunelie of ide 'orati on In imtk h's adi slide in
makinig the gingham up partliy oan the mnn shatues. set withi rhtinestonies.
Latest in Accessories.
talas anid partly on the straight of the tile(fgodrslvrhemnd
The frock at the left mnakes new (1e- ~li l'~aielI rwn ou.f
partures with a bias rtmflie about teiioi iiIle rtytikt hc
hips and a lonag organdie 5sshlbotund fn ao nteee fw n ek
with the ginghamiu andir tied at t he left110) 11keIletrnetapla11
side. The bodice fastenas tinder Ite aoi ekace t1 ib'id ii is
chose-set row of, buittonis down the pae ~ls )1(5i l oo~ n
front. Tihie inmginationl of the de1- ftilkidartavesiywo.
signer of this little frock causeid her oili iiegrw OXtttgnth
to make effective use of shallow s'al- lat' fSipli asa swt
lops about the bottom of the overskirt-1~~'jlyteicesn l~iia o
atnd bodice andi~ on the double)1 collargodIliitanlnefih 'iltvr
andr cuffs, aind to nHeenit ai new var'ia- te1)1 rnsue. La e ag
tion of them with fdat pearl buttons. nnntditerlaesibtte111
One of the best things abiouit these ta rdso (li~hhnsin ii
pretty frocks, for any timne of daiy, Is1101Iileorgllbagurlkefo
thatl an iyoine ay maike them. The dese eI~~i i c~tnlro
mat eralIs aire to be had1( everywvhere seslspaa d rn nso i
and1( areI iniexpenlsive.Th designs are
81111ple andii eausy to make. sd i eba ya111101*o itI
'Te'' "ternal femininle'' reveals it- tleI sd fth lip
self ini thle love of fhinery t hat runls
atfter aill sorts of pretty dress acces
sor(s-utse'ful and otherwise--year in
aind ot. When women elect to wear
a painfrok, ha issumiefindus fao nT th eye of women neck
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EVA ALDRICH, 218 Union St., Emporia,
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For pmples, black-heads, freckles, blotches,
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it gets at the rootof the trouble.
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Mother, should keep a jar of firames Vapormenitha
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