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backing the trip represent a quarter
of a billion dollars.
Treasurer of committee of the
Women's Hughes alliance sending
out the train is Mary Hariman
Rumsey, heiress to $75,000,000 of
the wealth of EL H. Harriman.
With her on the committee are
Mrs. Robert Bacon, whose husband
was formerly with J. P. Morgan ana
estimated to be worth $5,000,000;
Mrs. W. H. Crocker, widow of Cali
fornia mining and railroad man,
On the train fund committee are
Mrs. Daniel Guggenheim of the great
smelting house of Guggenheim, her
husband being worth $40,000,000;
Mrs.' Cornelius Vanderbilt, represent
ing $20,000,000 of railroad wealth;
Mrs. B. T. Stotesbury, whose hus
band is the Philadelphia partner of
Morgan, $25,000,000; Mrs. H. O.
Havemyer, widow of the sugar trust
magnate, $20,000,000; Mrs. Phoebe
Hearst, owner of mines and planta
tions, worth $30,000,000; Mrs. O. H.
P. Belmont, worth $5,000,000, and
who has undertaken to raise $500,
000 to beat Wilson; Mrs. Gifford Pin
chot, $5,000,000 and others.
"Either wild or tame duck may be
used in the following recipe, or goose
may be substituted if preferred.
Cut a roast duck into pieces for
serving. Chop the giblets and mix
with the gravy, add one glass of ordi
nary red wine, the juice of one lem
on, two or three cloves and onehalf
teaspoonful of paprika. Simmer the
sections of the duck in the sauce and
serve hot, decorated with strips of
fried bread and tart jelly.
A BUCQLIC CATASTROPHE
- Mrs. Clifford Hooks, who resides
near Bleidt, between tie rivers, was
badly hurt by being hooked by a
vicious cow. She was at the home
of a neighbor, Mrs. Birdsong, and in
passing through the lot where the
cow was was attacked by the cow. ,
She was knocked down and sustained
serious injuries, and had not Mrs,
Birdsong been able to beat the cow
away it is very probable that .Mrs.
Hooks would have been killed. Ca
dizz (Ky.) Record.
BABY NURSE OF '61 OPPOSED TO
WAR LAUDS WILSON
Mrs. Cochran of Troy, N. Y.,
known as the "baby" of the corps of
Civil War nurses, who saw active
service in 1861 to 1865, says she is
for "anything but war."
As a bride of 18 she entered the
service as hospital nurse at Keokuk,
la. She is 73 and says President Wil
son is one of the nation's greatest
heroes for keeping out of war.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
October 13, 1818. The first ses
sion of the first State Legislature ad
journed at Kaskaskia,