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MOTTO-All The News When It Is News.
Uphold Ex-Preeidcnt's Denunciation
cf Judicial Bodies Asserts Judges
Render Elrsed Declolons Through
Environments In Which They Live.
St. Louis. In an addrers on Tues
day before tho American Federation
of Labor convention, which Is In ses
sion in this city, Gvcmor Hadley of
Missouri ctror.gly upheld Theodore
Koo:-'evt lt'o denunciation of tlio courts.
He said tliat Roosevelt was right.
"I believe and every hone3t man be
lieves," said he, "that there should bo
jiFt eriticii.m of any public ofllcial,
whether Judge or any other ofllcial."
This sentiment aroused the greatest
enthusiasm ia tho convention. "Roose
velt was ris;:t when he denounced the
courts, ber raise they are governed by
iuclr environment. The great trouble
with the jU'l'.'8. they live within their
own environment, and their decision
:irc made accordingly," said Governor
Itadiey. "It might bo a narrow en
vironment; it plight be a largo en
vironment, and us lawyers know why
they make, a decision.
"1 believe In an emp'oyera liability
law that doc3 not take into considera
tion the fellow servant or the as
sumption of risk. I am prepared to
appoint a commission of labor, law
yers ord citizens to draw up a com
pensation art and I will do all I can
to have the legislature pass It. That
will mean not a proposition Involving
delay, but something which will
hasten relief for those who suffer In
Jury. ' I do not see why the Judiciary
should not have the correctness of
their reasoning subjected to criticism.
"Legislature and court made law
both are only the expression of the
people of the time and a decision
which may be Just at one time may
be quite impossible at a later date."
Governor Hadley then referred to
his fight with t-e Standard Oil com
pany "When I attacked the Standard
OH company four years ago it was
protected by a rule of law that it
could not be required to produce
books and papers that might result in
the conviction and fining of the com
pany and that a corporation hat the
name rights as an individual."
Alleged Slayer of Senator Carmack Is
Acquitted on the Advice of
Attorney General.
Nashville. Tenn. Robin J. Cooper,
charged with the murder of Senator
Kdward Ward Carmack November 9,
1 90S, was Tuesday acquitted in the
criminal court on recommendation of
Attorney General A. B. Anderson.
Thus was brought to a close the final
chapter In cue of the most celebrated
cases in the court annala of Tennes
see. There was complete silence as At
torney General Anderson arose to ad
dress the court.
"Your honor Is probably familiar
with this case," he said. "This defend
ant, his father. Col. Duncan B. Cooper,
and John Sharp were indicted Jointly
for the murder of Senator Carmack.
The case came up for trial and re
sulted in the acquittal of Sharp. Colo
nel Cooper and this defendant were
found guilty of murder In the first de
gree. The supreme court affirmed the
case of Colonel Cooper, but as to this
defendant there was a reversal."
Judge A. 11. Neil then stated to the
Jury that, In view of the statement
of the attorney general, the sworn
officer of tho state, and in view of the
further fact that there is no further
effort made to prosecute tho case, the
jury would return a verdict of not
guilty, which was accordingly done.
President Gives Ex-Foretter Permis
sion to File Briefs in Connection
With Alaska Claims.
Washington. President Taft. re
sponding to the request of Gi fiord
Plnchot, former forester of the United
States, and his brother, Amos Pln
chot, for permission to submit a brief
on the question of issuing patents in
the Cunningham Alaskan coal land
claims, has informed Mr. Plnchot that
he may submit such a brief and ad
vised him to send it to the executive
office before December 1.
Mr. Plnchot la thus informed in a
letter authorized by President Taft
and written by the secretary to the
president, Charles I) Norton, which
was made .ublic Tuesday The letter
is in reply to a recent communication
to the president from .r. Plnchot ur.d
his brother, expressing fear that the
interior department will recommend
tlie ' patenting ot the Cunningham
$4.C00Cr0 fcr Missions.
New Yiii'k.-Mi nii.iTs of tho Meth
odic Kplscopal church In the T'nited
States will give Cl.f.'in.Oni for melons
during the JKir 1 11. it' 'hey meet the
expectations if ;e c . .:!!! fv cf blsl)
ops who have !c n i:'. : c ,:i,-:i Ik-re for
tho pa;-tut '..
Wat I : .
elevi n r ' '
Tcne.'ir,', ;.
Tuesday. I: '! ' r
New Voilt city ic,;
! t; it, for
' . cl'llKtll Ut
i ' . i'i (1 here
v, i! kiw'.vn In
x : - J? -
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Trip to Panama Uneventful Party Is
Welcomed In Harbor by Reception
Committee and Salute Is Fired as
They Disembark.
Colon, Tanama. President Taft
reached Colon aboard the cruiser Ten
nessee, convoyed by the cruiser Mon
tana, Monday -tnominE. -
Lieutenant Colonel Goethals and the
others of the receiving party were
waiting on the tug Cristobal, which ap
proached the Tennessee us Eoon as tho
latter hove in sight.
When the president's vessel reached
her anchorage the tug drew alongside
and the receiving party went aboard
and welcomed the president. .Mr.
Taft and his party boarded the tug
and came aboard. As the president
left tho Tennessee a salute was fin d.
President Taft plana to be here four
days. The visit Is one of business, and
it is expected his time will be well
occupied with issues involved in the
construction of the Panama canal.
The president did not delay here
long. Shortly after his arrival he
boarded a train for Culebra, the site
of the big Culebra cut.
A special train had been prepared
for the president. tie was accom
panied to Culebra by Lieutenant
Colonel Goethals and the other mem
bers of the canal eonimiss-on.
The voyage of the Taft party was
uneventful. En route home President
Taft will stop at Guantanaaio, Cuba,
for a brief time, to inspect the Amer
ican naval base ther.
New Jersey Appellate Court Rules
Concerns Need Not Submit
Book to Grand Jury.
Trenton, N. J. TLe Chicago meat
packers won an important point Mon
day in their defense against the prose
cution now in progress in this state.
The state court of errors and ap
peals reversed the decision of Su
preme Court Justice Swayze directing
the National Packing company and
the other big packing concerns to
produce their books before the Hud
son county grand Jury.
The evidence expected from these
books, it is believed, was one of the
main reliances of Prosecutor Garvin
In making out a case against the beef
men on the charge of conspiracy to
control prices.
Another case against the packing
concerns for the dissolution of the Na
tional Packing Company is now in the
utate supreme court.
Two Shot In Mexican Riot
Gaudalajara, Mex. Carlos B.
('Brothers a real estate dealer, shot
and killed Jeuus Loza, a fourteen-year-old
Mexican boy, and woulded Pru
denclo Chavezi, a gendarme, In de
fending his home against a riotous
attack by Mexicans Saturday.
Carothers surrendered to tho author
ities and was lodged in the s'u'v peni
tentiary. Quits Porto Rico Placs.
San Juan, Porto Rleo. A. P. Sawyer
of Seattle, Wash., who succeeded G. C.
Ward us auditor of Porto Klco In Octo
ber, 19(i9, presented his resignation to
President Taft and it whs accepted
Seventh Car Victim Dies.
K&lamuzno, Muh. Chira Crawford,
aged eight n. injured in tin; MkhiKaa
Central wreck hi re when a train
crabbed Into a hired c:ir, died Tues
day, bringing the total victims up to
SO 1 A
Conferees of Senator Express Belief
He Will Press Monetary Com
mission Measure.
Washington. That Senator Aldrlch
will attempt to press for the en
actment of a currency reform bill
containing a central bank plan at the
coming session of congress is the be
lief of financiers who have just re
turned from the National Monetary
Commission's conference, held In New
York city.
Such a bill, it was sntd, ia now in
course of preparation, though its de
tails etHI -aro tiMiuroplntr-,-- -
A subject of much speculation here
la the question of what disposition of
the $T0'),000,00() of 2 per cent, bonds
now held by national banks will be
proposed as the basis of note circu
lation in a central bank scheme. Tin
market value of these bonds is T.iiv
much below their purchase p.lce.
While one plan of caring for tiie.ie
securities lirtfe been to tuke them i;p
with the pnrtt'il snvli-g, as is allowed
by the postal savirgs bank law. It is
now considered that such a proc; s:
miht. be too slow, uml ii hi snpi-cseil
that some cither plan will be provided
in the bill which is e-.eecled to be in
troduced soon after the hestdon opens
in In camber.
Eighteen Are Hurt in Explosion at
Panama (III.) Colliery Fifty
Workers Are Rescued.
Hillsboro, 111. I'lvi miners were
killed and 18 were injured in an ox
ploslon In the Shoal Creek Coal com
pany s mine at Panama, a mining town
in the southern part of Montgomery
county Friday.
Fifty men who were wording in
the section of the mine In which tho
explosion occurred were rescued, ac
cording to the mine managers. Alto
gether, 350 men ware underground at
the time, but 200 of them were in no
The cause of the exp'or.ion is not
known. The dead and injured were
burned by the flames of the explosion
G. A. Murray, chief clerk In tti
mine offices, denied the report that CO
men still were in the mine. Owing to
the mutilation of the bodies, the dead
have not been identified.
Divers Discover High Tension Conduc
tors of Electricity Beneath Bat
tleship In Havana Harbor.
Havana, Cuba. A large quantity of
Insulated copper wire, such as is ud
for electrical currents of high tension,
has been found by divers under and
about the bull of the Maine.
The wire now lies on board the ves
el Manuelita, presumably to be exam
ined by authorised experts in du
Harding Will Quit Politics.
Columbus, O. Warren O. Harding,
defeated Republican candidate for
governor, who for 12 years has been
active In state politics. Thursday an
nounced his retirement from politics.
With his wife h will leave soon for
a trip to the orient.
Barge Sinks; Six Drowned.
Nowpjrt News, Va The whalehack
barge llaroness, currying Captain Ho
derberg and his crew of five lien, f ank
off Fire Island, N Y., Tuecriay, after
luting run down by un unknown square
rigged ship.
D?dic2?e "Per.ee" Mcnumnt.
ChatiaiKK M,a, T in .--On t!i" sirnmit
of Lookout 1 1 1 ' i i i ." n . the beautiful
nionnineiit to "iV-.'C , crectfd by the
Man; ot New York, was dedlcutisl
Tinvil.'.y w ith linpn a Ive and iiiEpirlng
ceri ir.iiileii.
U. 0. 8ENATOR.
Will Serve Until Next LeQlslature
Meets In January Has Reputa
tion As Orator.
Des Molties. Ia. Ifayette Ycng,
editor of the lies Moines Cap
ital, has betn appointed as United
States senator for tho unexpired t?rm
of the late Jonathan P. Dolllver by
Governor Carroll.
fetiaior Yourg will serve until the
next legislature meets, on Janunry 8.
l will be the duty of that legisla
ture to e!ect a ccticicr to fill the un
expired ter.m of tho late Senator Dol
llver, w ".ii; h cadB In 1913.
Mr. Yourg was born In lova in
184S. Mont of his life lie has devoted
to the m . sraii.T proieralou.
. I;i pt;!!fi T Mi'. Yottrg has vigorous
ly sitrccit.t: thiJ aJminii aration of
Pr?ii: t Taft. II: ha; beta a staucu
imprifirti r v'l (.,'.. vc ;".;;ir Cam.l.
'lie ::iv; cnator h.-'s a national
icptsihn . J ar. oritur. In 1900, at
the 'MI,.'.'( .j !.i:t K?!'!i!icaa conven
t.'un, l.o t.o'.viuati d Tiii i.ilorc Roosa
velt fo. v.cv j'U'.'i Jont. Uy has been
twice ('. c ; .'" .a l.:.r,e to the Kepub
lien:! : :.;.! 1 1 r vt t o,: from Iowa,
end !;. i;cT"..,;a.;,lcd 1': :-i(Unt Taft
on l.' s t: :; : P. ; :, . ;.
Call V. P.. i.'.c of P..r', orshutg, la.,
who K r two :( h,':r. Inr-n chairman
of (I..- "i lil ; -; :i tt;.ie teatral com
tnitue, ,s:;: i d a (ori.-.a! a..r:oum euint
of his fap':uicy the position of
United St.v."j so:;;.Lu. to sL-rcred tho
late .1. P. 1!: :l.'vrr. Mr. Pranke is the
first m .n I:i tho state to formally an
noiiiice 1 eandii'.r.cy.
Avb'.or Ely Makes Suoirssful Flight
From Deck of War Vessel
at Sea.
Norfolk. Va. Etisjiie Ely flew from
the deck of the Ii. S scout cruiser
Birmingham to land Monday, making
a new epoch in the progress of aero
nautics, for. his was the first flight
attempted from u ship at sea.
Ely's trip nearly ended in disaster,
however, for when his machine
cleared tho cruiser's deck it dipped bc
that one wing struck the wator. The
shock broke a propeller blade, but
Ely succeeded In getting clear and
continued his flight.
The crippled condition of his bi
plane made a lmig trip impossible and
the. aviator hi-Hrr"- cv nuw
point of land, Willoughby Spit, a nar
row, sandy point reaching out into
Chesapeake bay. He alighted on the
beach only u few feet above the water
Ely started his daring attempt
when the lllrnilngham was In Chesa
peake Pay about twelve miles from
the Norfolk navy yard, which was his
objective point.
Nicaragua Troops Kill or Wound 75
Liberals Holding Forbidden
Political Meeting.
San Juan del Snr, Nicaragua. More
than 75 persons were killed or wound
ed In a street battle between the gov
ernment troops and the Liberals at
Leon Monday.
The Liberals, disregarding the gov
ernment's orders prohibiting their
holding public meeting ou the streets,
gathered in a park and their leaders
began delivering speeches against the
The police attempted to disperse the
crowd, but were quickly overcome.
The troops were then called out and
were compelled 'to fire many rounds
Into the mob before the crowd could
be dispersed. The situation is critical
and further trouble is anticipated.
Michigan Central Cxppe&s Crashes
Into Heavily Loaded Street Coach
at a Kalamazoo Crossing.
Kalamazoo. Mich. Six persons were
killed Saturday night when the Michi
gan Central express struck a Main
street car. Twenty-six other persons
were injured, some fatally.
Three bodies were removed from
the pilot of the freight engine so bad
ly mutilated that recognition Is Impos
sible. The names of the known dead are:
Ward Abbott. James Ilroese, Hazel
Hart, Miss Hertha Hensler. Harry
Holta and William Shaffer.
All of the dead and injured with
one exception lived In Kalamazoo and
were passengers m the utreet car.
Convict Stabs Officials.
Concorn. N. 11. Armed with
knife whli h he had wrested from a
"trusty," John lioe, a life convict in
the stHto prison here, Friday attacked
two prison officials, wounding one
probably fa'ally and the other
The iellti.s nie Inputy Warden
Frank H. I'ailey, uhese condition Is
rltlcul, and Dr. !alph 10. Gallinger.
Coy Burned ty Playmate.
New Yo. Ic .--Throw n Into a bonfire
by a phi) mate Monday after bis
dottier had been t;.;! u rated with kero
sene, I'll ; e l: : i ::''' twe'vo years old,
is at il l' nii:t i i' d- ;i'i ii' a N't v York
hospital. I'. .';;. ;' .M.in y.ars
old, is mi'; ' : '". ' '.
P.-u! He,
Stoi i,: (.:
prize COI.i. i
prize for I;'
Johanu I.:...
Ioet and ic
. i n;c.
'.I.- Nobel
:. aided t! e
nn to p.,'ii
i'c German
LEAD OF fLurllGII 15 13,103
Whst Figures GI-.ow on Cther State
Officers. Vote for Secretary of
ftr.te is Very Close.
Complete returns fiom ei.clity nlne
counties, and partial rettnno irnm ono
on governor, show;
lll'.ST.t I
ii'.;.;i i
t'ali.inuii ...
Aliliich's l,
HclurnK to
cli.mne In the
lt.cliMu only
K.null I'ouniU'
'ad 13,.;oi
"IliO will niMkc veiv fliKlit
lc:nl nf A Ml It'll lis tlpy will
Leiip uuil ,M I'nt i ton, bt til
ut I Imir tI Slici iihi n
tile ole In ilel.ill. n 11h.11
K 1 owlni( In
Hie vole twn
Slmllrnliei ner
os ago fur !-iii l.ltin and
Al I- IV'.hl- Slu'l- Sltal-
minly n.ii num. tioii. irgor
Atlunm l.Mi; l,ia,:i I.;i4l ; u
Allteltlptl .... I.IM',1 s;) l.n.iii Vtlii
"'inner 17 1 i; sj H i
Hlaln ill t:: 14-;
Ht't'iif I, "''. 1,:I 1.;..! 1.64
Hex I'.itttf... r.'ix i'i
Kei'tt HI 'i limi ''i, i s ,u
Hit'wn til'.' '.ii:i ;,s7
liiifTalo 2.H7H l.H:,T 2,4 1)1
I. un l.iiiis I. ii ," l.'.'ll, I I 'I
Hutler t . -1 Vd v.ir: l,:ii, a i-
i'unk i'.JIS l.iif,.' 2.;,m 2. -ii
Cetliir 1..-10 l.iVU l.i.:ia 1.7 U
riiime C;14 I'll J'i 472
t'hciiy 1.IH S'l t.'Cfi lull
Clicji'ime .. 473 411 .:! 7i-."
l lay 2.2M1 I.."I7." 1.M7 :.fM
CellV.x . l.lr. t.l.'i7 1.2n:!
ciiihIi.k Lit" i.i'i'S i.a:M iu
I 'lister a. i I'i 1.7SJ S.kXl J.S.J
I talent it iVi'i 1 5 v,,u fim
Dawes Kit Silll 7 HI
llHWXltll 2.I1S l.lil.i I.iilll J, "I I
Deuel 2ls ::tJ :i."j
Dixi.:i 1.2:iii 7i!l I.2IU t.t'll
DiulK" 2.U2S 2.:iii:'i 2. .".si 2.72.'i
Dunlins ll-t:! 17,i!".ii 1:1 M' ii.2n:l
luinilv fiL'n JiM tx 3!ii
Klllmiiro I.S22 1.4 10 1.7-il 2.024
1' in n kl In .... 1.221 l.m l.iH',4 1.311
Krimtlt'i- .... !i;:i r.i;:4 l.otiit 8st
KurnaB I.6.7S Mil l.llut 1.7-.
(Jiikc a. 1Hi 2.7!MI M.Htili a,2'4
(liinleii :t;l 244
i i.iillfltl :!! 2MI :l'ii .17.')
i ;hiht 521 Mi HI ''it
lirant Ill 7:! tlx IT.
Hi-ecley 7:12 7711 lit, 2 1.1HJ
Hall t, 7' 2.IHI7 2. 1 ih", 2,4)11
Hamilton ... l.l'7i" I. IBS l.2 l.fi:11
Hill-Ian 1.2.11! iltiTi :IS 1.1124
HiivtH :il7 r.:i :ti2 2x11
Hiit'lit'ork .. 7ns asu :ts n:t7
Holt I.7i'2 1 ..",2 S l.f'.U 1.7'.
Hniviinl 1.071 !":t ti, 1.1 ni
.ictT-i-Kim ... i.r.r.i t.r.i'O i.ium i,x:ir.
Inlinmm 1,164 1.0V-7 1.322 1.11
Kenrtiey .... l..'!riK ill." l.oai l.irni
Keith 370 317 372 32
Kt'Vll l'illnl.. 431 ISO 4.11 332
Klniimll 2'i4 72 22 lit.
Knox 1.751 1.73!i 1.C. 2.141
UineiiKter .. 7.712 uniir, :i.ai:i 3.023
l.lnet.ln 1.5? I twit l.4!1 1,4112
Merrick 1.2'.s tniil 1.I2S 1.121
Morrill r..'IK 22
Neiniilui ... l.f.7. 1.173 l.r.H l.rtss
Nil nee 1.122 . I.OSH
Niickoln 1 . tlx 1 1.HH1 I tins I.52S
ril., l.v.12 2.IS1 2.3IS 2,3iir
I'iiwneo l.Xa. 'HO 1 . 47.7 1,171
Perkins 3M'.i 117 2ti4 2..
I'li.'IpH 1.7 ilt:l 1117 1.224
l-ifi-t c MM 1.1112 l.otl 1. 1 III
I'l.'ittn t.r.22 2.22. I.3'.2 2.H7S
polk 1.7.3 1 7 1.113 12S2
He,l Willow.. I.ir.s 7S2 1.22H 1.33
lUcliiiitlsini . 2.011 1.7S 2,or,;, 2.317
;,k 3M) 122 111'.' 332
Saline I.mi. 2 is: I.'iiM !.!(. I
Knrpy 7 il ' I.0..7 S'i2 1.117
aiintler .... 2.371 2 2HS 2.3"3 2.1ISS
Scolls I'.lufT H3 mI S22 r,l
.'.ward 1.707 i.758 I.S3I 2.137
Hicililan. 22
, (170 .",011 1117 oil
Rliennan sr.7 H' 7'lii M7
Sioux 2I 211 f.2i 4Ji
Sliiulon t.ol 7.72 72 S.2
Tliaver 1.7.01 1,7.11). I.Ii.Ih l.iw
Tlionms lol "'i lol 1?4
Thurston .... 7 IX 077 S".; 7.4
V,,i,.v 1.221 703 I.004 1.0 "4
Wnshlnct..n 1.27.1 1210 l.4SS l.nr.S
Wi.vite 1.031 !H7 . 1 ,0'i'!
Welisler 1.M2 I.O'.lil I 3..0 l.l'OI
Wheeler 22 l 2211 244
V,k 2.170 1.121 2.177 2.04 1
Totals 1III.R73 !U "2 IIS. 1411 122.7U
Comiili'te riliinr on senator limn K
, n leu hIiow Huili ll to have 01 '.Hi'.', mot
llllclietiek 111.112. I'm railway coniiiiiH
Hloner In elKhly-three counties ' V',K"
hot 101,2011. anil lla.lcii 104.1,10.
Knr secretary ,,r slule In SI euiialieB
Walt loot 10I.2C2, ami Pool I0.1!4. At
thin wrlllns holli arth claim tills of
fice. Kor treasurer In M cmmlcs ileorue
liAH 105.11 H. ami Hall I03.i;ill. i'"or lieu
tenant r.'oernor In 0 enmities Hopewell
h is M 071. "O'l f'lark Ml.!'i:7.. l-'or iu.-llloi-111
(ill eiMinltcs P.ailon ha.s SI H..tl. iHi'l
lleu-llt ill It'' r'oi' ill l"i ii. i.'.'i"'nil. to.
eiiiuiHe. Mmiln lias S1.2S7. ami Wiiiine;
77 441 For rall.vuv eoi'.iiiiissli.ii. r. 1...
ro'nntlcK. t'nwles has xlt.MO. uml Kast ha 111
K0 mill Kor riiperlnlemlciit of pulille ni
Klruclloii. Il roimths, t'lahlree has 14
nn. I Jackson 7H.4MS.
The Vote in Lancaster.
The compilation of the ofllcial vote
In Iancaster county shows that Ches
ter H. Aldrlch received a majority of
2,180 votes and that the rest of tho
republican ticket camo within a hun
dred votes of this majority. E. J.
Burkett received a majority of 71
over O. M. Hitchcock, 1,'JOO votes Iohh
than the rest of the ticket.
Senator Burkett.
Senator E. .1. Uurkett baa gone for
a ten days' lecture tour. He will
speak In Iowa first und later in
Pennsylvania. From his last enga'
ment he will go to Washington to sit
In the senate. The senator will return
to Liucoln after March 4 to take up
the practice of law.
Equipment for Guard.
Adjutant General liartlgan has re
ceived a letter from Hie War depart
ment telling him that he . an, by com
plying with certain conditions, secure
field material without cost to the
state. At Mesh-ice there is a battery,
but I ho guns and wagons are all out
or date and If lia.4 been demonstrated
that they am of no praeticul life.
Judge Munr Ccin;; Awry.
.Ind'.'e V. I!. cn:e- :. ill l nve
;.l,out the i!r' n" lie - iher f:i:
Louis, whc:e i will t v. il!: Hie cir
cuit court ni' 1 i.'it'l . ill-4l.iy.-4.
T'.:t re . .."!"-' . :i : "t
fur lie::il;".: ; ' ' ! "l' '
lib, .it !:.'V ' 1. ' . '. ' ,
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St. Loaiii ! t!. :
C',.. I
i:: i -i ed ii.
State Superintendents Make Pliis for
Tho commit tee appointed by the
various ttate school superintendent!)
at n conference held In Lincoln a year
ai;o ti) draft a program and arrange
lor a meeting in Halt Lake City lm.t
ma.le Its report nnd Is now sending
out letters to the educators urgins;
them to attend this meetlnj. The com
mittee Is composed of IC. C. Ili.V.iop,
state superintendent, of Nebraska; C.
(!. Schultz of Minnesota, and Harlan
I'pdcRran of the bureau of education,
The object of the conference is to
ni range for a uniform certiiication of
teachers and for reciprocity between
the states.
The following; rule, 03 the result ol
the meeting held at Lincoln, has been
adopted in respect to the states 01
lown, Minne.-ota and Nebraska:
"Reciprocal relations on certifica
tion i:i bo observed between the
states of Minnesota, Iowa and Ne
braska as follown: (irndes not below
75 per cent, on a Minnesota. Iowa or
Nebraska first grade certificate will
bo accepted In the subjects that enter
the snme grade or cortiilcato in the
above named states. It is understood
that this certificate must be obtained
through the uniform state examina
tions in tho state of Issuance.
"The persons presenting such certi
ficates will be required to pass the
regular state examinations in thoso
subjects that are not shown on tho
cei'tlllcates from other states but
which enter into tho certificate of the
state where application is made for
The introductory portion of the let
ter follows:
You are invited to attend u meeting
of the chief education officers, to bo
held at Salt Lake City November 17,
18 and 13, 1910. This meeting is call
ed us a result, of a preliminary con
ference at Indianapolis last winter,
followed by a meeting of a number ol
state superintendents at Lincoln last
June, to consider interstnte certifica
tion of teachers. Those pnrticlpatinx
in the gathering' at Lincoln were: Mr.
Kiggti of Iowb. Mr. Falrchltd of Kan
sas, .Mr. Harmon of Montana, Mr.
illshop of Nebraska, Mr.' Zeller of
Ohio, Mr. Swansoh of South Dakota, .
Mr. Nelson of Utah, Mr. Srhultss of
Minnesota, and Dr. UpdegraT of tho
United States Bureau of Education. A
number of others sent letters showing
Interest In the movement and explor
ing the wish that a meeting might be
held later so as to give an opportunity
to come to the Lincoln nieetins'. In
view of this the superintendents pres
ent nt Lincoln accepted the Invitation
oi' State Superintendent Nelson to
meet later In the year ot Salt Lake
Suit Against Telephone Company.
The railway commission bus In
structed Attorney General Mullen to
file n complaint against the Nebraska
Telephone company on the charge of
discriminating in rates.
Tuberculosis Hospital.
Joel I'iper, secretary to the State
Hoard of Charities und Correction,
has made recommendation to Gover
nor Slinllenberger for the establish
iiiiint of a hospital for persons afflict
ed with tuberculosis ami lor tlwc
aiTllcted with epilepsy. It is probable
that, the governor will Include the rec
ommendations to the legislature in
his liifiinin! message to that body.
Nebraska Municipalities League.
Mayor Lave, who Is president of
the league of Nebraska municipalities,
Is sending a circular letter to the
mayors and councllmen of the cities
and towns of the state with n popula
tion of live. hundred or over. The let
ter calls attention to the meeting of
the leaitue to bn'. held in Lincoln No
vember IC. 17 find 18. and urges the
towns to send delegates to the meet
Lincoln Bank Clearings.
The total clearings of the Lincoln
hanks for October thlH year shows an
Increase over the corresponding
month last year of $517,523. The
clearing totals for the month also
show an Increase over September of
this year by ISL'JM.onO the total for
October 1910 is 7,244,!88; for Octo
ber 1!09, $fi,697,4G5; for September
1910. $fi,432.029.
The Coming Teachers' Meeting.
J. L. McBrlen, chairman of the local
committee of the Nebraska state
teachers' association, will soon be
ready to announce the names of the
chairmen he will appoint of the va
rious sub-committees to work In the
city. These are committees on pub
licity, hotels and lodging, Information
bureau, excursions to various points
of interest about the city, uud on the
reception of the speakers. President
N. M. Graham of Omaha has sent to
the teachers of the stale 1.1,1100 card:',
which are to be rilled out by those
who desire r::i!iis ill Lincoln reserved
in advance.
Ordered to Connect.
1 in- Plane I '.unit v Telephone com
! any ami me LcIjj'i Telephone com
! aav have I i i n cii'tli ,'ed to reconnect
tl.l'.I' 'IP'S
; tune li'.i :
. ieh were lii.-icoarocted
) l.y i '(' Lei;','.i i oaipany.
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Experiments of Dr. Macdougatl of
America In Weighing Dying Fer
sons Declared Inconclusive and
Not to Be Taken 8erlously. '
"There Is a popular notion that tun
weight of tha living body Is less than
that of the dead one," says a writer In
the Lancet. "In a recent Issue of thi
Pioneer Mail a correspondent dter.jrs
es this question in connection with
tho behavior of a crocodile which ho
shot dead while It was basking nrlcop
on a qulck.4r.nd.
"When shot the crocodiio bepnn to
sink and almost disappeared before
It could be reached. The correspond
ent Is cleurly inclined to accept thu
popular colon of an Increase in weight
at death but for tho fact that recent
experiments undertaken by torno
learned authorities in America havo
proved that a dead bod;- was lighter
than a living one. From thin they
(th learned authorities) deduce that
the eon! fcai! n definito welj'.t tit
poai.ds avtirdr.pols.
"It Is po'tiVe with the er.priinient i
to which the correspondent of tho
I'lo.iei r Mall r.ft-r?. They were mad-
und recorded u few years r.o Ijy .Dr,
Dur.cnn MHiccrxrJl fif Haverhill,
Maos. l'ni;enls-"v.'ore weighed In h ,
act of dyiiiK. The scales used icco-l-ed
any Increase or decrease beyom!
the fifth of an ounce not a particu
larly delicate Instrument for esUnuvt
ln the weight or that part of th llv- '
in? brdy which Is usuall." regarded as '
inipiaterlal and imponderable.
"In the first of a series ol" six ex- ;
perlmeiitti. Dr. MacdouKall cied a
man dylnc from pulmonary tuberculo
sis on the scales. Tho patient lost
weight at tho rate of one-sixteenth cl
an ounce per minute until tho moment
of death, when the beam end dro
ped with an audible stroke, showing
a sudden decrease of three-quarto's
of an ounce In weight. Wfc-,t was
the cause of tho sudden decrease? Dr.
Macdougall, after excluding the loss
due to escape of breath and fluid con- ;
tents of the body by evaporation or .
other natura'. means, concluded that
the marked and sudden decrease was
duo to escape of the 'soul substance.'
In this' particular Instance tile soul
was evidently a very material ono,
weighing three-quarters of an ouncu.
' "rrl Tomi-vtar extended his ob
servations to dogs. Ua tie K'amu
gained were mgutive. At the moment
of death, 'the' dog's body refused to
show any alteration In weight. We are
of the opinion that the correspondent ,
of the Pioneer Mail in seeking to
explain the disappearance of tho idiot
crocodile In the quicksand neci not.
take his 'learned authorities' too se-'
rlously. Dr. Mactlougall's " observa
tions are to be explained by a peculiar
bias on the part of bin scales or on
tho part of his friendw, who asslatuil
him. At least, tho scales lised by
other Investigators havo refused to
reveal any sudden diminution in the
weight of the body at death.' t
lu the actual acceptation of the term
death occurs when respiration and cir
culation have ceased, but In a more
strict sense the death of the body Is
gradual, the muscular system, for In
stance being really alive some hours
after the apparent death of the indi
vidual." Tired Watches.
Chrifcllan H. Stroh, a St. Loula Jow-'
eler, In speaking of watches, said:
"I suppose you don't know that,
watches, like human beings, ' some
times don't go for the very reason
they are tired out. and need resting.
Sometimes a watch Is brought to mo
which is all right. Nothing about' it
is out of order, und It is fairly cl.'an..
When they become sulky and rofuso
to run, except by fits and starts, thu
best thing to do is to lay them aside
for a good rest. . (
"The mechanism of a tired watch
seems to be In perfect condition, but it
Just won't work. Tho fact is that
long and faithful service baa thrown It
slightly out of adjustment lu perhaps
a doren places. Scraping and clean
lug and readjusting a fine watch In
the worst thing that could be done
to it. A month's rest will cause tho
works slowly to readjust tnemselveu,
and at the end of that time, after care
ful oiling, the watch will go as cheer,
fully as ever." 1
Reckless In the Quest for News.
"Gosh!" remarked old "Hen" Oinin,
jno of the oldest Inhabitants of North
Ha den, Intl., "don't it beat all get out
what them Chicago papers'll do fur
news! One of 'em went so far an to
call up on the telephone, clean from
Chicago, the other day t'askllayden
Charlie's wife, you kuow a fjuetitlon
about a relative of her'n. It must a'
cost him I mean tho leller who done
the caliln' a good piece of niouoy,
'cause nere wo are n good thjtty-flyo
miles from tho city." Chlc.-.go Now a.
All Hope Not Lost.
"Has her marriage to the count
n iilly been Indefinitely postponed?"
"Yes; thoro was some, little miuuii-.
del-standing, I believe-."
"Put does the i.iUi-.inderstundiyij
ainoni'.t to much?"
"Only to abou' ffiM.OOO, I think."
Pure Enough.
T-vu'tn r .'::: mo ti.o ve senses.
Tommy Toiiin.
Urlght Pupil Nit kf:-i r.uii hull-dimes!

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