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THE CHANUTE TIMES. VICTOR R0SEWATER. ESCAPED FROM KANSAS PRISON- A. H. Turner, Ed. A Prop. CHANUTE ! ! ! KAN8. t-J Keep your overcoat bandy. Time for the weather 'man to stop bis -'bad gueBslng. An Ohio man advertises for a home- ly wife. And In leap year, too. . It. New York Is to hnve hold-ups, 11 should restore the old stage coach. The small boy with bat and ball beat the robin to the green swards. Aviators are doing wonderful stunts, but the toll of death -does not top. The hatless man and the slippered woman are two of a kind this weather. A heart throb specialist tells us that It Is possible to marry tn $10 a week, but why? Dogs once ran under the wagon now they ride on the seat of the automobile. A Chicago man wants a divorce be cause his wife refuses to cook. What a ridiculous plea! No, gentle reader, there Is no re semblance between the turkey trot and the chicken reel. A bee travels 48.000 miles to get a pound of honey, but bees are not both ered by railroad rates. What's In a name? An expert in forms us that clam chowder Is being made out of jack rabbits. Any man who tells you that he habitually works 18 hours a day exag gerates at least six hours. The auto for many purposes has pushed the horse aside, but It will never do for an equestrian statue. A prominent 'dentist says false teeth are more sanitary than real ones. 'This Is a reflection on nature. No one likes to discuss the trou bles In Chihuahua because no one can pronounce the name of the prov ince. A scientist tells us how to find out the age of a fish. . But what rule can he give us for finding the size of a flsh? . : Egg-shaped bonnets will be worn for Easter. Another dastardly plot on the part of the milliners to raise the price. A Texas preacher arises to remark that a. man will not tell a lie if the truth Is easier. The preacher is not a fisherman. A New York sculptor killed himself because his work was inartistic, so he must have hated the thought of making money. The New Yorker who wi sent to Jail for the theft of a loaf of bread Is looked upcm by his fellow New York ers as r piker. J. . One of our scientists tells us that poets are mad, but they are not half as mad as the editor who Is flooded with spring poems. Reckless Joy riders should be put to work on the streets and roads. Then their speed could be utilized with poetic Justice. Why do sociologists declare that a man cannot live on $620 a year when lots of them are supporting families on no greater wages? Sparrows have been taught to sing like canaries, but we have lost all hope In the cultivation of the feline yoice. Tom Edison says there will be no poverty In 100 years, but in the mean time the ultimate consumer Is not in danger of dying rich. A statistician informs us that there are 170,000,000 English speaking peo ple, but he does not tell us how many of them speak English. New York millionaires sometimes make good use of their money, even If the methods by which they acquired It cannot 1)6 commended. A gun made of cement Is the latest thing In Implements of war. The in ventor has not yet determined wheth er It Is safer to stand at the muzzle or at the breech. It is said that the people of this country t $200,000,000 worth of ice cream last year. 11 seems that the soda fountain clerk has developed Into ' an Important citizen. ' Five Ecuadorean generals have been tanged, but it Is said that Ecuadorean general's can be found hanging around almost any street corner. ACblcago man returned home the other day and found two wives at the station to greet him. Of the warmth of his welcome there can be no doubt Whenever a warship and an ocean liner collide, the warship generally gets the worst of It All of which speaks well for the fighting qualities of warships. o Mr. Rosewater hat become acting chairman of the Republican national committee through the death of John P. Hill, former governor of Maine. WILL CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL Missouri to Observe One hundredth Anniversary of Organization as a Territory. Jefferson City, Missouri. There is to be a state celebration this year of the one hundredth anniversary of the organization of the territory of Mis souri. The plan was determined upon at a conference between Gov. Hadley and a special committee appointed by the state board of agriculture. It was determined that the celebra tion should be a part of the state fair at Sedalia, September 28 to October 5, inclusive. Special departments will be provided for showing the prog ress of the state the last century. They will include agriculture, science, art, education and general progress of all kinds. .One day will be designated for public services commemorating the admission of the state. FOUND IMMENSE POTASH FIELD California Discovery Wilt Make This Country Independent of German Monopoly. Washington, D. C A valuable dis covery of soluble potash salts has Just been made In the Mojave .desert, In southern California, by field rep resentatives of the bureau of soils and geological survey. The potash was found In a partly dried-up lake. The government experts, who found It, say there are Indications of mil lions of tons of potash. At present the United States and other nations are almost entirely de pendent on Germany for potash. Dis agreement between the German "pot ash trust" and American buyers be came the subject of diplomatic ex changes which occupied several years and at -one time threatened serious complications. TO DISPOSE OF KANSAS SEWAGE If Electric Plant to be Used at Eldorado is Successful, Others Will Follow. Topeka, Kansas. An electric sew age disposal plant, the first to be established in Kansas, Is to be put in at Eldorado by the engineers of the state university and the state board of health. The stale board of health, which has general supervision of the sewage disposal in Kansas, is going to make a complete test of the new plan of removing all contamination .from sewage and If the -experiment Is successful similar plants will be required wherever it is necessary to prevent the danger of spreading dis ease to other towns. Missouri Gets Deep Channel. Washington, D. C The river and harbor bill, appropriating funds for the six-foot channel work In the Mis souri below Kansas City, was passed by the house. It authorizes appro priations for the Missouri aggregat ing $950,000. The section relating to the lower Missouri directs that the six-foot channel improvements be provided within ten years. A survey at St. Joseph with a view to prevent ing a diversion of the river through Lake Contrary and continguous lakes la also authorized. Indian Dies at 109. Tulsa, Oklahoma. James Walker, 109 years old, at one- time chief medi cine man of the Shawnee Indians, died here. Walker fought in both the Mexican and Civil wars an at tracted attention last fall when, de spite his advanced age, he submitted to the amputation of one of his legs. Drowned While Hunting. Carrollton, Mo. Frederick Horn, 30 years old, waB drowned in a creek here while hunting ducks. Edward Oberlag, his companion, was rescued a half mile from the point where their boat capsized. Bank Robbers Get (25,000. Cleveland, Ohio. The Bank of Berea, a private institution at Berea, O., was broken into by burglars dur ing the night, and the safe, said to contain $25,000, blown open and tha entire amount taken PRISON CONSTRUCTION IS SLOW DELAY AT LEAVENWORTH TO BE SUBJECT OF INQUIRY. Chairman of House Committee Drop in Unexpectedly, Seeking Information. Leavenworth, Kansas. Representa tive Jack Beall of Texas, chairman of the house committee on expenditures in the department of Justice, visited the United States prison here, his coming being unexpected. Mr. Beall said it would be decided whether his committee would, visit the local prison after his return to Washington. He said it was prob able that a sub-committee would In vestigate the institution. He said he knew nothing wrong with conditions in the prison, but believed that an oc casional congressional investigation benefited any public institution. There are no charges of "graft" pending. It isn't even intimated that anybody is doing any grafting. But it is intimated in strong, broad terms by the representative from Texas that in letting a contract to a firm of architects for preparing plans and supervising the erection of buildings at the federal penitentiary the bars have been let down by the govern ment for somebody to carry off a large chunk of the government's reve nues for very little returns. The government set out 11 years ago to build a model penitentiary at Leavenworth. Already more than $1,000,000 has been expended for raw material and the work isn't half com pleted. Beall went about the grounds and viewed the plies of building material which has been lying there since 1909. He made notations of questions which he will ask when the investigation reaches the testimony stage. KANSAS SCORES IN WATER SUM Wins Another Point in First Real Test of Federal Control Over Streams. i Garden City, Kansas. Kansas has won the second point In the suit for the waters of the Arkansas river. Judge Riner in Denver sustained ex ceptions of the Kansas companies to the multitude of claims set up by the Colorado companies. The present suit is that of Kansas irrigation companies in the Arkansas valley for their share tof the river water, on the ground that Colorado companies, having later decrees and priorities, have gradually taken away the water, leaving Kansas companies without an adequate supply. It is the first real test as to federal control of Interstate streams. Husband Dead; Wife Missing. Pittsburg, Kansas. The body of Enoch Sommers is In the morgue. Three doctors held an autopsy and satisfied themselves that he came to his death in an unnatural manner. Clara Anthony Sommers, his widow, is missing. The body of Sommers was found in bed beside his brother at 5 o'clock a. m. by his aunt, Mrs. Flora Hardman, owner of the house. Advertisers Find Mates. Muskogee, Oklahoma.--CharleB AX flack, a Muskogee auctioneer, who advertised for a wife, found a mate in Miss Lena Alley. She had adver tised for a husband, a cowboy, last summer, but failed to find one that suited her. A marriage license has been issued to the pair. Died in a Burning Caboose. Charles City, Iowa. In a collision here between two Illinois Central freight trains, in which the caboose of one of them caught fire, Walter Wade, whose residence is unknown, was burned to death. Plan Suffrage Parad. Chicago, Illinois. Fifty thousand women are to march in a parade at the Republican national convention in the Colliseum here next June and ask the party to Indorse the equal uffrage cause. AMATEURS PLAN TRAIN HOLDUP Captured by Police as Train Drew Into St. Joseph Had Terrorized 1 Passengers. St. Joseph, Missouri. Two armed men who had terrorized passengers on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy train No. 43 from Kansas City were captured by two police ofllcers, Ber enberg and O'Brien, after a fight in the chair car as the train drew into the Union depot here. They gave their names as Don and John Ray, 22 and 19 years old, respectively. Tickets from Franklin, N. C, to Billings, Mont., were found on them. Huge re volvers and a quantity of ammunition were taken off the men. Passengers on the train became ner vous when the two were discovered examining their weapons Just as the train drew into Armour Junction, miles from St. Joseph. The conduc tor, anticipating a holdup, wired ,the St. Joseph police. They awaited the train at one of the stops in the depot yards. MINE EXPLOSION TRAPS SCORES McCurtain, Oklahoma, Scene of Tec rlble Disaster Fire and Smoke Retard Rescue. Fort Smith, Arg., Mar. 21. One hun dred and five met death in the ex plosion that wrecked mine No. 2 of the Sans Bols Coal company at Mc Curtain, Ok., 37 miles west of Fort Smith. Fourteen mutilated bodies have been recovered, more than 30 located and 11 men escaped from the mine with their lives. The only men who left the mine alive came out through the slope used by the -mules and cars. Eight of this number were employed In the mule stables. The books of the company show 110 miners on the day shift. In addition a surveying party of three were In the mine. FRATERNITY GIRLS SUSPENDED Emporia School Board Fight on Sorority Results In Severe Penalty for Six. Emporia, Kansas. The first dis ciplinary measure in the Emporia school board's war against fraternal orders in the high school were taken when six girls of the old Lambda Alpha Lambda Sorority were sus pended for three days each because it was shown that they had broken the anti-sorority school law by "rush lug" and pledging of members. The punishment Is more severe than appears on the surface, for the three days' suspension means enough unex cuBed absences to require final ex aminations in every subject taken by those Implicated. Anarchist Plot in Chicago? Chicago.-Illinois. A plot to assas sinate King Victor Emmanuel, hatched In Chicaeo. has been discovered by Italian secret service men and a score of detectives under the direc- J tion of Assistant Chief Schuetler be gan a search for the ringleader of the anarchists. Car Into a Canal. Peru, Indiana Eleven persons were Injured- when a car on- the Fort i Wayne & Indiana Northern traction ' line, traveling at the rate of 3i miles an hour, struck a pile of cinders and plunged into the Wabash and Erie canal about two miles from Peru. Politics Burdens the Mails. Jefferson City, Missouri. So many political booms are being propagated ( In this city that Postmaster Conrath has -telegraphed to the postal authori ties at Washington for additional help to handle the greatly augmented mails. Kansas Doctor in Trouble. Emporia, Kansas. Dr. J. M. Heller of Osage City, Kan., was arrested and brought here on the charge of causing the death of Carrie Younge, 18 years old, of thalfplace, as the result of an operation. MAN WHO PLANTED DYNAMITE IN YARD GETS AWAY. Made Rope of Binding Twine and Climbed Out Over Roof Pal Tries to Hide in Mine. Lansing, Kan. Swinging out from the top tier of cells on a frail rope made from pieces of binding twine, Robert Baughman, convicted of rob bing a safe at Olathe, and the man who confessed to "planting" dyna mite in the United .States Penitentiary last Thanksgiving day, drew himself up band over hand to the skylight in the north cellhouse of the Kansas penitentiary and escaped. The escape was discovered about ten minutes after Baughman got away. He, with other convicts had been at tending the" prison school. The men were returned to their cells about !) o'clock. The cellkeeper had gone to the other side of the tier to lock the cells there, leaving the cells on Baugh roan's side unlocked. Baughman hur ried out, threw his rope, which he probably had concealed in his clothes, over one of the bars across the sky light, swung out 23 feet above the concrete floor and slowly climbed the rope until he could catch hold of the bars. When the cellkeeper returned to, that side he was out and away. William Brinkley, a chum of Baugh man was employed In the mine. It was discovered that he had hidden himself there, hoping to get a chance to escape. All of the available of ficers were sent down in the mine in an effort to find him. It will be impossible for him to escape. TO TRY OUT NEW ROAD MACHINE lola Street Will be Paved With New Dirt and Asphalt Combination as Experiment. Iola, Kansas. The board of engi neers in the employ of a local com pany has completed the construction of a new road-making machine. It is equipped with shovels that gather earth from the sides of the road. The earth is then subjected to extreme heat and later mixed with a composi tion of oil and asphalt. A conveyor delivers the finished material back to the surface of the road, where It Is tamped with a heavy roller. Tests of the machine have proven Its success and arrangements are un der way for the first use of the ma chine in Iola, where a street will be paved with It TRAIN WRECKERS' PLANS FAILED Freight Struck Ties Near Macon, Missouri, Intended for Fast Passenger. Macon, Missouri. An attempt was made to wreck the limited train from Kansas- City to Chicago on the Chi cago, Burlington ' & Quincy railroad near here. Two piles of ties were placed on the track about five miles east of Macon. It happened the Chi cago train was a few minutes late and a westbound freight train came Into Macon ahead of the passenger train. The pilot of the freight struck the ties and scattered them from the track. A similar attempt was made to wreck a passenger train at Mon roe City a few weeks ago. M0KANE BECOMES METROPOLITAN Missouri Town is Jubilant Over Opening of New Electric Lighting Plant. Mokane, Missouri. The current from the new electric lighting plant in this city was turned on for the first time and Mokane's citizens are jubilant over the success of the en terprise. Just 17 years ago the first street lamp ever used In Mokane was lighted for the first time. It v.as a common oil lamp, inclosed in a glass frame upon the top of a post. Mo kane Is the only town, lighted by elec tricity on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas railway between St. Charle and Sedalia. ' .. To Breed Army Horses. Jefferson City, Missouri. Nearly 200 Missouri breeders of fine horses were !n attendance at the meetings of the Missouri Horse Breeders' associa tion and organized a Missouri branch of the U. S. Army Remount associa tion. Editor is Tired cf Fighting. Kansas Cfcy, Mo. The appeal to Reason, the Socialist paper published at Girard. Kan., the biggest political paper in the world, is to suspend. "It is too hard work the task of keeping It- going." These were the words of Its editor, Fred D. Warren. National Park for Oregon. Washington. D. C. A bill creating a national park In Oregon to be known as Saddle Mountain park passed the senate. The measure has the approval of the department of the Interior. Killing Followed a Quarrel. Waco, Texas. A. P. Duncan, presi dent of a Waco machinery com pany, died here as a result of a pistol shot fired by Alexander John son, another Waco merchant. The shooMng followed a business quarrel. Indians Up to Date. Colony. Oklahoma. The spirit of the recall has Invaded the ranks of the Arapahoe Indians here In the movemrnt now on to oust Chief Was hoe. Petitions have been circulated to recall him. rf BAKING POWDER SEE hour flinch beller It makes the baking SEE hovr inach more nni form in quality SEE how pare how good SEE how economical end ' SEE that yon get Calumet Shine Stays Don't imagine for a moment that all brands of stove polish are alike. 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