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Tenderfoot Captures Western
Girl From Many Rivals.
Preacher Who Wat an Unsuccessful
tulter for Har Hand Will OflV
data at Nuptials Otier
Swains Alae Preaent
Grand Junction, Cola For two
f ear acorea of aultora have sought tha
band of pretty Molly Reese, quean of
the cowpunchera of tbrea states. Sbe
baa cat: aalda the proffer of lltlea, baa
looked with acorn upon wealth If aba
bad to take It with a busband and now
announce ber engagement to 130-a-month
"tenderfoot" cow puncher.
Hal Hanson of Boston Is tha lucky
"cattle wrangler'' wbo will lead the
beautiful cowgirl of the plains to the
altar. A former auttor whom tha girl
discarded will perform the ceremony,
and the wedding party will Include
fourteen or mora ardent awalna wbo
bad their "Innings." but tailed to cap
ture the prize, while the acene of the
marriage will be the home of D. O.
Oraden, cattle baron.
Hanson's proficiency with the mouth
barp won him bla flnancee. Tbe melo
dious stralas from tbe little wind In
strument with which be surreptltluos
ly serenaded the object of bis dreams
Sightly turned tbe tide In bis favor
over almost a score of other active
The most determined rivals for the
pretty cowgirl's band In marriage were
four cowboys from tbe same camp.
Jim Hadley, Weston Hayes, Cbrla
Johnson and Rill Groves took turn
about each night for four months until
they learned It waa no use. Henry
George Jamea, a schoolteacher in the
Midelbow school, next tried his luck
and failed. Rev Henry Austin, a
Free Methodist preacher, waa the next
victim, but he progressed no further
than four nightly calls and two sage
bena. Wilbur Jens, a schoolboy friend,
was next turned down to make room
for W. L. Henselman, a real estate
dealer of Gateway. Utah. Another
schoolteacher, a German nobleman,
going under tbe title of Baron von
Bmdenecker, three ranchera and
umeroua cowboys from the plains of
Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, who
Misfortune Befalls Possessor of
Beautiful Diamond.
Man Takea Solitaire From Woman's
Finger and Pawna It Constable
Defies Gun and Carriea
Circlet to Court.
Denver, Colo. Misfortune baa be
fallen each for the last three posses
sors of a beautiful diamond ring which
now rests In the safe at the office of
the district attorney.
One married woman mourns the losa
of the ring and loss of . gentleman
friend; the aforesaid gentleman mourna
Uie fact that be will have to stand trial
on a charge of larceny; a pawnbroker
mourna the fact that tbe ring was
anatched from him by violence by a
constable and the constable, although
be Is not doing any particular mourn
ing, declares that he came near loaing
bia life in an effort to capture the
. It all started In a private dining
room of a downtown hotel. Jack
Cbandor held the bejeweled band of
Mr. Eatelle Croxson In bla own. In
a playful mood be Is alleged to have
slipped off the diamond ring and
placed It on bla own finger, after
which be waa unable, it la alleged, to
get the ring off. The lady waited for
everal days and the ring waa jot re
turned. Cbandor waa arrested and a
pawn ticket on the Newton Loan com
pany was found in bia pocket,
t Papers to get the ring were sworn
out and a constable started to the shop
to get tbe ring. The constable uaya
be waa refused tbe possession of tbe
ring and that when be tried to get out
of the aafe the son of tbe proprietor
of the shop drew a gun on him. After
considerable skirmishing he declares
h. succeeded In disarming tbe pawn
broker. Ujon the refusal of the pawnbroker
to open the safe tbe constable deliv
ered an ultimatum to him Either tbe
the safe must be opened and tbe ring
delivered to bim or be would go
for a moving vaa and transport tbe
entire aafe to the tourt of Justice
Facing the possibility or losing a
safe the pawnbroker surrendered tha
ring, and It was turned over to the
district attorney. Providing ne fur
ther misfortune overtakes those la
possession of the stone. It will be
used aa evidence In the Cbandor trial
ftellef Association Showe Increase
Number of Poor Despite General
New York. Despite general proa
parity, there waa an Increase In pov
erty In New Tork during tbe last year,
according to tha annual report of tbe
Association for Improving tha Condi
tion of the Poor. Tbe Increased cost
of living Is charged with most of tbe
responsibility for aa Increase In tbe
expenaea of tbe association. It Is
ebowa that 0 per cent, more money
waa apent In relief work, although tbe
number of families aerved was prac
tically the lame as In tbe previous
Watt '0m:1 a lJJ:f
I iSSabEagaafe
a most unuaual accident on a road near Newcomb, N. Y., resulted In
the killing of a deer by a small runabout. The car, which waa going at
a good pace, atruck the deer when the animal tried to cross In front of It
Tbe car waa upset, tbe gasoline tank exploded and the machine waa burned.
rode mllea on their cow ponies to bask
a while In the light of Miss Reese's
smtlea, were numbered In the long list
of rejected applicants for the band
of the girl before the engagement of
Miss Reese and Hanson waa an
nounced. And even then they would not atop,
for, despite the fact that Hanson's
horaeshoenall engagement ring en
circled ber left third finger, the beauty
charms proved too much for an east
ern correspondent of a produce Jour
nal who spent two weeks here cover
ing the outlook In western Colorado
and eastern Utah for stock marketing.
He vainly attempted to prove that life
as the wife of a special writer beat
that of darning socks for a cow
City la to Keep Commercial Vehlclea
Off Fifth Avenue After One P.
M. Dally.
New Tork. Because of the con
stantly Increasing congestion of traffic
on Fifth avenue, which has made It
the moat crowded thoroughfare In tbe
world, tbe New York bureau of high
ways Is preparing a set of traffic regu
lations applying to that street alone.
The proposed new rules will keep all
commercial vehicles off the avenue af
ter one o'clock In the afternoon, will
allow no vehicle not actually occupied
to take up space In the street and
will permit no left band turns.
To comply with the last rule, drivers
will be required to make a complete
circuit of a block to make a direct
Man Who Tried to Kill Kanaaa Po
liceman In Cell for His Crime at
Warren City, Kan.
Kansas City, Mo An accusing con
science that Ave years of wandering
over tbe western part of the United
States and Canada failed -to quiet
caused A. J. Klamm of Kanaaa City,
Kan, to return to hla home, where be
surrendered to tbe police on tbe
Chlcagoana Believe Bird, Reported to
Have Made Trip, Muat Have
Crossed on 8hlp.
Chicago. Did a homing pigeon fly
across the Atlantic ocean? If It did.
bow? Tbeae are queatlons for which
pigeon fanciers of Cb'cago are aeeking
Tbe debatea arose from a presa dis
patch received In Chicago. Tbe mes
sage read:
"Montreal. Ernest Robinson of
Westmount received word that a
pigeon he Imported and which escaped
has returned to England. It apparent
ly took twelve days to make tbe Jour
ney." No pigeon bas ever been known to
remain In air anything like tbe num
ber of daya that would be required to
cross from Canada to England, ac
cording to members of tbe Lake View
Flying club, 13 Fremont street
The club baa had a great deal of ex
perience with champion pigeons. A
member now owns Chicago's champion
"homer." This bird. Guardsman, be
longs to Thomas Roell. 936 Webster
avenue. It was the only one of eigh
teen turned loose at tbe Jobneon-Flynn
fight at Las Vegaa, N. M., on tbe
Fourth of last July, to reach IU borne
In Chicago. The distance was 1.1 It
mllea Roell's bird waa la Its loft oa
the BBornlag of August 1
It la the opinion of members of the
club that the Canadian pigeon must
have crossed the Atlaatlo on a ship.
Members declare these birds muat
sleep at night and feed each day, and
that they caa not rest on water.
Chicago ptgeoaa have been noted
for, long-distance flights; so far as rec
Hanson came here two years ago
from Boston. He worked in a stuffy
office as copyist until bis health
broke down. Fearing tuberculosis, be
secured work In a cattle camp on
Plnon Mesa about the time Miss Reese
attained tbe age of twenty and was
declared by her parenta to be old
enough to receive the attentions of
men if abe desire-L
After the wedding Hanson and bis
bride will live In a cabin In tbe moun
tain ranges on bis 130 a month aa cow
boy and what rabbits and amall game
they can shoot Later they will come
to Grand Junction, where Hanson will
continue the study of law In a local
office. Miss Reese Is a beautiful ex
ample of tbe typical western plains
charge of assault with Intent to kilt
Klamm waa one of a crowd of men
who In 1907 attacked Edward Strong,
a policeman of Kansas City, Kan.
Strong waa badly hurt and. Klamm
waa arrested as one of bia assailants.
Soon afterward Klamm fled.
Aa be went to bed In Jail be said
"This will be tbe first untroubled
sleep I have bad In five years."
Great 8 port. She Says, to Watch the
Facea of Her Victims. When Gun
Is Pointed at Them.
Kansas City. A woman arrested at
No. 118 Independence avenue Is be
lieved by tbe police to be a bandit
An Informer who caused tbe arrest
quoted her aa follows:
"Oh, It's lota and lots of fun. I put
on men's clotbeb and go out and 'stick-
up' people. It's great sport watching
tbe funny faces they make when I
shove a gun under their noses and
teU tbem to stick their hands np or
Ili perforate tbem. 1 like tha
The prisoner Is twenty-eight years
old. She gave ber name as Mrs. May
Hears Ceremony Over Phone.
Newark. O. When Arthur Zell of
Rochester, N. Y., and Miss Aurella A.
May of New York were married here
the groom's father at Wayneavllle, O.,
100 miles distant, heard the ceremony
read over a special long distance tele
phone. ords ahow none has ever performed
a feat In any way similar to that cred
ited to the English bird.
Among Chicago's pigeon fanciers
are many women. Mrs. Julia Banedt
1102 Webster avenue, last year offered
a handsome loving cup for tbe winner
in a 300-mile race for old birds, the
course being from Bucklln, Mo., to
Chicago. M. L. Simon's entry. Lady
Banedt, won the cup from a field of
651 blrda, making an average of 1,357.
68 yards a minute.
Philadelphia Women's Body Meets
Big Demsnd at 24 Cents Dozen
War Against Merchanta.
Philadelphia, Pa. One hundred acf
fifty tbouaand dozen eggs were sold
one day recently at stations In vart
ous sections of tbe city by members
of tbe Housekeepers' league In the
first day of their campaign to break
tbe corner which they assert bas been
maintained by retail dealers. Eggs
that have been selling for from IT
cents to 49 cents a dozen were sold
by tbe women 24 cents. Suc'j waa
the demand at the 40 stations It op
eration that only Inability to secure
enough candlers prevented even a
larger number being disposed ot. An
extra force of candlers waa engaged
to work all night to have a supply
ready for the following day
As a rule, tbe retailers maintained
their former prices for eggs, Tbe
wholesale price for "strictly fresh"
eggs bas dvsnced here from Ss.2i), U
S 0 a crate of 20 dajea,
Probably Will Approve Taft's telee
tlena for Offices In Republiean
strongholds Wilson Doubtless
Will Nams New Ambassador and
Washington. Leaders of all parties
lay that never within their memory
have there been so many presiden
tial nominations held op In the senate
as Is tbe case at the present time.
It has happened that a great many
vacancies lu the federal service, from
the federal bench down to the small
e; presidential postmastershlp, have
occurred wltbttn the laat few months,
and It la President Taft's duty to fill
them. Naturally the Democrats, know
ing that they will come Into power In
all branches of the government In
March, desire some of these places for
their party members, and as a result
It Is likely that a good many of the
nominations will fall of confirmation,
and an opportunity will be given to
the Democratic president to name
men of hla own liking for the places.
It Is now apparent, however, that
there will be no attempt of the Demo
crats to bold up nominations for
places In Republican strongholds, or
for placea which have no preaent
hold-over Incumbents In tbem. The
party leaders say they do not believe
In crippling the service in any way,
and they admit "the presidential
right" to name men for places where
the Republicans have been and still
are In control.
The entire representation In the
United States senate from the south
Is Democratic, and at a conference of
the Democratic senators called to con
sider the patronage question It was
agreed that the outgoing administra
tion should not be permitted to All
the offices In the southern states
where the Republicans are In a hope-
leas minority
How Approval Is Withheld.
Now it would seem that, the Repub
licans still being In a majority In the
senate, the president's present ap
pointments might be confirmed, no
matter what action tbe Democrats
might choose to take, but methods are
peculiar In the United States senate.
Senatorial courtesy," ao called, takea
cognizance of the objection of tbe two
senators from any one state to the
confirmation of any man appointed to
federal office In that state.
There Is another condition which
wars against the senate's preaent ap
proval of the prealdent's nominations,
or at leaat of a good many of them.
While the Republicans have a major
ity In tbe senate, there are a good
many Progressive-Republicans who
have not acted with their party breth
ren on any subject of moment for a
long time. Tbe Progressive-Republicans
have said that Mr. Taft has
given all tbe offices x the other fac
tion of the party, and that they do
not care to countenance what they
call unfairness by giving approvaKto
prizes given where they should not be
Diplomatic nominations probably
will be confirmed at this session, for
the reason that all such nominations
can be revoked at the will of the
president at any time. Thta means
that President-elect Wilson, as soon
as he comes Into office can request
tbe resignation of all the higher diplo
matic officers. Tbe resignations will
be forthcoming at once.
When March comes all the ambas
sadors of the United States to foreign
countries will tender their resigna
tions In a body. Some ot tbe Imnls
ters will not do so unless their resig
nations are requested direct It la en
tirely probable, however, that all tbe
ministers will be Informed that tnelr
resignations will be acceptable to tbe
new administration.
Income Tax Law Soonf
It seems certain from preeent
Indications that an Income tax
law, which the Supreme court will
not, because It cannot, declare uncon
stitutional, will be passed by congress
and signed by Woodrow Wilson be
fore be leavea the White House In
1917. It seems to be ken for grant
ed that Mr. Wilson will not seek a
second term, and so the date of re
tirement Is bere so fixed. A man may
change his mind In four years, bow-
ever, and tbe Influence of today may
not be the Influence of tomorrow.
Congress learned from the Supreme
court that It did not have the author
ity to enact a federal Income tax law.
It was this knowledge that led to the
proposal of. a simple amendment to
the constitution giving tbe law-makers
the power which they sought It
la necessary that thirty-six states give
their sanction to the amendment be
fore It can become operative. Al
ready tMrty-four states have passed
affirmatively on the proposition. When
two more of tbe states fall into line
the national legislators can paas al
most, any kind of an Income tax law
that they choose.
The middle west. Ohio. Indiana, Illi
nois. Missouri. Iowa. Kansas and the
other states which ordinarily are la
the front rank of real progressive leg
islation, have sanctioned income tax
eglslatloa by tbe United States con
gress. States wnicn nave rejected tne
amendment are Utah. Rhode Island.
New Hampshire and Connecticut
In ten atatea no action on the
trear tintnt rt has been taken. Mass
achusetts has done nothing, and pos
sibly, perhaps probably, tAe will not,
a condition which is equally true of
five of the other states la which noth-
In has been done; but It la believed
that Florida, New Jersey and West
Virginia will take action through their
legislatures during the coming winter.
and that soon after the Democrats
come Into possession of the adminis
tration and both branches of congress.
an Income tax law will be passed
Democratto leaders In Washington
admit that when the special session
meets and they are certain that In
come tax legislation can be enacted,
they will breathe easier as to what
may happen to the resources In case
"the tariff for revenue only plan" Is
put Into operation. When the ways
and means committee waa discussing
revenue questions In connection with
the preparation of the tariff bills
which Mr. Taft vetoed, it studied In
come tax probabilities, and It was
finally agreed that If a law putting
such a tax Into operation could be
passed. It would result In an Income
to the government the first year of
about 180.000.000.
Income tag legislation has Inter
ested congress In an academlo way
for a good many of these latter years.
Some of the constitutional lawyers of
the house and senate have held that
a law could be passed which would
stand the test of the Supreme court
constituted as was the one which
about eighteen years ago declared
such a law unconstitutional.
This kind of taxation as a means
of raising revenue and as a means al
so of In part making the rich as It Is
put "pay a fair share of the nation's
expenses," has not been compelled
wholly to depend upon Democratic
support. A good many Republicans In
the lower house have favored Income
taxation and have not been afraid to
say so.
Taft's Plans for Future,
What is President Taft going
to do after he leaves office T It
haa been reported and perhaps
generally believed that he la to
accept the Kent lectureship of law at
hla alma mater, Yale university. The
first report was that the Phelps fund
which was given to endow the Kent
professorship yielded an Income of
$S,000 a year, but It has been found
that the actual Income from It Is only
a few hundreds of dollars, and there
fore If the president Is to take ad
vantage of the lectureship opportunity,
the university must take some meat
ures to make the compensation ade
quate by providing funds from othet
than foundation sources.
The president. It Is said, would Uk
nothing better than to get back to the
practice of the law, but he hesitates to
do this because of the embarrassment
which frequently would come from
pleading cases before Judges who hold
their seats on the bench through his
appointment. If tbe president should
have a case before tbe Supreme
court be would And himself confronted
by several members of that high
tribunal who owe their appointment
to him, and, moreover, the chief Jus
tlce owes to Mr. Taft his promotlot
from an associate Justiceship to th
highest place. '
First He Will Play Golf.
What the president Intends te dc
for a while, at any rate, can be told
without much fear that tbe program li
to be changed. Before entering boon
an active career In the law or as an
Instructor In It, the president Intends
to go to Augusta, Ga., to stay for some
weeks for a rest and for a chance to
play golf without feeling that a host
of people are waiting to see bim on
official business and are waxing Indig
nant because the game of golf ever
was Invented to keep the chief mag
istrate away from his office.
After bis rest at Augusta. It Is the
president's Intention to go to bla home
In Cincinnati for a while and then to
go to Beverly, Mass., for the aummer.
Beverly is the place where the presi
dent has apent his summer vacations
for some time. It is entirely possible,
In fact tentative plans already to th
end bave been made, that. Mr. Taft
next fall will go to Europe to travel
and to take things much easier than
be did the laat time he waa on the
continent When be waa secretary ol
war be made a rush trip from the fa!
east on tbe Trans-Siberian railroad to
Europe. '
It Is said that Mr. Taft has ex
pressed a desire to see Europe In s
leisurely manner, and after he hat
dona this be will make up hla mind
what he Is to do In the future. It li
reported that he has a private lncomt
of about $7,600 a year and that If a
law professorship will yield hla I5.00C
In addition he will feel that he bai
plenty of money to live upon and to
support his family In a manner that
It la generally conceded a former prea
Ident of the United Statea shouid live.
Gossip About Patronage.
In previous dispatches from Waah
Ington the subject of the removal bj
executive order of 28,000 postmaatert
from minor offices from the patronag
Hat was dlacuaaed. The Democrats be
lleve that Woodrow Wilson when h
becomes prealdenTwlll revoke the or
der and will restore the postmaster
ships to their previous statue. Thli
question of patronage, although it In
volves 26,000 small offices, Is not eon
earning the party which soon will b
completely dominant so much as do
other and greater patronage matters.
Mr. Wilson can change the status ol
tbe postmasters by a stroke of tb
pen, and If he does It ths offices af
footed will be In a way under tbe eon.
trol of tbe Democratic leadera In ths
districts In which they are located.
Other appointments which It will b
within the power of. the president U
make are those to greater offlcea an 4
concerning the Incumbents of wbioi
the party leadera always are
EVENTS 0F 1912
War between Turkey and the
Balkan states.
fllnklng of the Titanic, when
611 souls perished.
Attempted assassination of
Theodore Roosevelt
Democratto victory In the
United States and the election
of Woodrow Wilson for presi
dent Establishing of the Chinese
Winning of the Nobel prize
for surgical research by Dr.
Alexis Carrell of the Rockefeller
President Taft's veto of the
tariff bills reducing the rates on
wool, cotton and Iron. Also his
veto of the farmers' free list bill.
Canada's rejection of the reci
procity agreement.
Tbe assassination of Herman
Rosenthal, a New York gam
bler, at the Instigation of Police
Lieutenant Charles A. Decker.
Death of thirty airmen during
the year, bringing the total up
to 217.
U. 8. Supreme Court decisions
In the Union Paclflo merger and
the anthracite coal trust cases.
Passes Away Suddenly of Apoplexy
at His Home In Little Rock Was
Enemy of Plutocrats.
Little Rock. .Ark., Jan. 4. United
States Senator Jeff Davis of Arkan
sas died on Friday ot apoplexy at his
home In Little Rock. Tls term will
not expire until 1917. He was elected
to office when twenty-one, serving con
tinually since that time. He was fifty-one
years old. He served three
terms as governor of Arkansas.
Mr. Davis was one of the most spec
tacular members of the United States
senate. At all times an Inveterate
enemy of "the plutocrats," he attract
ed world-wide attention In the winter
of 1910 in a speech opposing a bill to
give a right of way through Arkansas
for a gas pipe line. He waa proud
of being known as a "trust-buster." .
Senator Davis was born In Russell-
vllle. Ark., May 6, 1862, and waa
graduated from Vanderbllt university
In 1884, being admitted to the bar
the same year. He married Ina Mc-
Kenzle In 1882. Three eons and four
daughters were born to them. Two
yeara after Mrs. Davis died be mar
ried Miss Leila Carter, daughter of
Dr. and Mrs. Wallace A. Carter of
Ozark, Ark.
! "
Washington. Jan. 4. Prealdent Taft
sent to the senate the name of Henry
S. Boutell ot Chicago., minister to
Switzerland, for appointment to the
United Sattes court of clalma. Mr.
Boutell was a former member of con
gress. The prealdent nominated Judge
Fenton W. Booth for the nositlon of
chief Justice, In place of Stanton J.
Petlle. who retired.
Cincinnati. Jan. 4. Harrr O. Ellard.
better known to the literary world as
the "Cowboy Poet." and tha "Poet
Lariat," Is dead here In his fifty-fourth
year, after a life apent in traveling
about tbe world, during which time he
wrote many Interesting and clever
poema ana books.
Washington. Jan. 3. Secretary of
War Henry L. Stlmson has made a
formal request that congress Immedi
ately appropriate $100,000 for horses
for all branches of the army. He
stated that the service Is aerioualy
hampered by lack ot mounts.
Washington, Jan. S. Secretary of
the Treaaury MacVeagh aent a letter
to congreaa aaklng an appropriation
of 126,000 to atamp out the opium
Concorn. N. H.. Jan. 8. Samuel n
Felker, Democrat was chosen gover
nor of New Hampshire by the legisla
ture, which had been called on to
choose an executive, as neither lead.
lng candidate In laat November's elec
tion bad received the necessary ma
jority at the polls. Mr. Felker re
ceived 222 votes to 1S1 for Franklin
Worcester, the Republican candidate.
Henry C. Edey, Retired Trader, Com
mits Murderous Deed at Long
Island Home.
Bellport. N. Y.. Jan. 4. Henry C.
Edey, a wealthy retired Wall street
broker, shot and killed his young wife
In their home on Great South Bay and
then committed suicide Thursday. Tbe
murder and autclde followed by six
weeka Mrs, Edey's reconciliation with
her husband, whom sbe left last sum
mer. Mr. Edey's bedroom, where the
tragedy was staged, gave evidence of
a violent struggle.
Reswell Miller Found Dead.
Now York. Jan. . Roswell Miller.
chairman of the board of directors of
the Chicago. Milwaukee at St. Paul
Railway company, died suddenly ber
Friday. Mr. Miller was found dead la
bod at bla home by a servant
Maniacs Kill During Fire Panic
Elves. Portugal. Jan. . Ona narann
waa killed and nine othara war mm.
rarely hurt by a group of live terrified
maniacs wno nan oeen releases by
flraman from an Inaana aavlnm tinr
which had caught fire Friday.

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