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STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOUHI, SATURDAY, FEBHUAKY 1, 1013.
N UMBER 40.
Week s News
United States Senator Robert I.
Owen was re-elected senator ot Okla
homa at tho Joint session ot tho legis
lature Kepresentativo Frank Ryan, Demo
cratic candidate (or speaker sf the
Illinois house; Harry Woods, Demo
cratic secretary ot state, and Edward
D. Shurtlelf, former speaker, wero vio
Ums of a wreck of tho Daylight Spe
cial, northbound, on tho Illinois Cen
tral, near llelvln Station, la Ford
Henry C. Freomftn, a millionaire in
nuranco broker, who Is alleged' to be
tho ring leader ot the so-called "arson
trust," was indicted with four others
by the extraordinary grand Jury on a
charge of arson In tho second degree.
William llockotollor, palsied and ill,
Balled for Jeky Island, oft tho coast of
Georgia, in his second flight from tho
Pujo committee, which desires his tes
timony In connection with the money
Qeorgo W. Norrls, Republican, was
elected United States senator from
, Nebraska, to succeed Seuat,or Norrls
Brown. The vote was unanimous in
both housos. Norrln was the cholco
of the voters in tho stator primary.
The Democrats have a majority ot tho
legislature on Joint ballot.
Representative Dunn has introduced
a bill in tho Pennsylvania legislature
preventing tho holder ot a liquor li
cense from allowing treating In his
Tho woman's suffrage bill, which
bad been acted on favorably in tho
senato' of the Montana legislature, was
passed by the house. It now goes to
Ex-Gov. J. H. Brady was elected
United States senator by the Idaho
W. B. Webb was elected senator of
tho short term, displacing N, Nowell
Banders, Republican, for tho unex
pired terra ot tho lato Robert Lovo
Tho women's suffrage movement
amendment to the constitution was
passed by the Now York senato by a
vote of 40 to 1. The bill, as passed.
contains the provision that thoso who
become citizens through marriage
must be residents of theTThlted States
five years before they may vote.
The scene ot great damage by the
Ohio's flood shifted to near the mouth
of tho Wabash, at Unlontown, Ky., and
in tho Indiana flats, 40 miles wide, be
low Mount Vernon.
Judge Edward D. Bllnn, prominent
Antral Illinois Jurist, is dead, of blood
poisoning caused by a rat blto on the
left car suffered in November.
At tho request of the department of
state, the gunboat Wheeling was dl
rected to proceed to Vera Cruz, on the
east coast of Moxlco. Alarming re
ports from Vera Cruz were respousl
Lie for tho order.
The First National bank of High
Bridge, N. J., was closed by tho di
rectors, Joo Thomas, aged 21, was found
guilty of attacking a 4-year-old girl by
a Jury at Steubenvlllp, O., that re
turned a verdict In two minutes with
out leaving their scats. Ho was sen
tenced Ho llfq Imprisonment.
Charged with stealing a hot stove
ond a burning torch in Chicago,
Oeorgo Meadows was found guilty and
sentenced to CO days lu the house ol
George M, Brown ot Cleveland fell
lor tho wiles of Now York wire tap
pers and lost $2,000. Tho pollca had
difficulty in convincing him ,that h
had been "stung.";
Joseph Bruna ondlss '-Hoatitas
par, each 73 years bid",v"eloiieil'-'t 'from
Hanour, Kan. ? v & W
The executlvo council of the Modem
"WoQdiiten of Amerjcjf decided not tc
put into force the hejv schedule ol
. rates authorized .at 'tnd',)head camp'
meeting holddn Chicago; "but will let
the next head camp, which 'hioeta In
1914, pass upon tho'matto'r.'
The . largest and most powerful bat
tledtijp nl(oa,t, ,'tho Brallfdn .super
droadriaught Rip do" Janeiro,' waa
launched from tne slips at Elswlck
England. Shu displaces 27,500 tone
nnd Is armed with 14 12-lnch and 20
Joseph Tuffrco, the oldest Elk It
tho world, died at Marshalltown, la.
at tho a'go of 102. Tuffroo. joined the
lodge at tho request of his grandson
on his oiiq huudredth birthday, and
the ceremony was telegraphed all ova1
Twhr8 members of th tw of ths
Norwegian bark Agda, which fount
ercd off the mouth of the Humbor
river, wcro drowned. Three .wore Pest-
cued by a trawler.
Donsclla Wain Bhot and killed his
father at Fairfield, III. The father,
who recently roturncd from a hospital
for tho insane, hud attacked his wlto
A riot which Untod three-quarters
ot an hour broko up tho session of tho
Wyoming house of representatives and
sent many ot the legislators homo
with cuts and bruises.
San Francisco scientists havn din
covered a serum that is said to have
cured several cases of exterior cancer
and has been a benefit lu eye cases.
Secretary Knox's todIv to thn nrlt
Ish protest against tho exemption of
American coastwise shipping from
Panama canal tolls assures the Brit
ish government that domestic coast
wise trade will not be permitted to ox
tend operation Into forelsn remnnH.
Uvo fields, and that lnr.rinerl tnlla
will not bo laid on foreign shipping
to balonco tho remission to American
Enormous frauds against tho gov
ernmont through the illeeal trafflck
Ing In stolen nostaco etamns havn
ueon unearthed by postofflce Inspect
AH the onercies of tha fn'(lrnl i?nv.
eminent are bolne exnrtnd in riln
and arrest tho narticlnnntR in nn ni.
icgea plot against tho life ot President
Aiauoro Of .MOXlCO. of which Mnrlrnn
agents recently gave tho state depart
ment a vaguo clue.
All previous records for Amnrlran
trade wore shattered during 1912, ac
cording to statistics issued here. To
tal imports wore ?l,817,(Se2,340 nnd ex
ports wero ?2,092,74G,000.
Fedcal Judge Holt nostnoned for
ono wook his decision on tho writ of
habeas corpus in tho case ot Edward
b Myllus. BelKlan lournallRt. nrdprml
deported for conviction In England on
tno cnargo of libeling King George V.
The National Amnrlnnn WVimnn'a
bum-ago association, as such, will take
no part in 'tho Inauguration of President-elect
Woodrow Wilson March 4.
Tho Inauctiral nommlHnn nftnr n
Bhort session decided to respect the
wishes of President-elect WIIkou nnri
drop tho proposed Inaugural ball. The
question of holding a reception will bo
leu to congress.
The State militia of South Carolina
will not take part in tho Inaugural pa
rade for President W Ison In Wash.
lngton In March, according to Govern
or Colo h. Blense.
Arrangements nnd agreements bo-
tweon railroads operating In and out
of tho anthraclto coal field with coal
Interests are the object of an Investi
gation started by tho Interstate com
Mexican federal confirmation was
made hero of a rebel defeat at Ahum-
ada, 80 miles below Juarez, Somo 000
rebels attacked Ahumada, defended by
200 federal Infantry, says "the Mex
ican consul's report
Turkey submitted to the will of tho
powers. The grand council of tho Ot
toman empire decld-ed in' favor of ac
cepting tho proposals of Europe for a
peace settlement between Turkey and
the Balkan allies.
Only one more legal hauging will bo
carrlod out in Vermont, if Gov. Allen
M. Flotcher signs a bill passed by
both branches of the legislature. This
measure substitutes electrocution for
The antl-clorlcal press of Italy Is de
manding that Popo Tlus X. be re
quired to register ns an elector under
tho new Italian universal suffrago act.
With the gradual receding of the
Ohio river, now problems confronted
Evansvillo (Ind.) officials. Already
tho sanitary officers and building in
spectors liavo begun making special
examinations ot sewers nnd buildings.
King Alfonso ot Spain will visit the
United States next summer should tho
political situation Jn his kingdom per
mlt of his doing so.
Ono hundred and twenty federals
and rebels wore killed In a battle near
Acaptilo, a seaport on tho west coast
of Moxlco, according to advices re
ceived at Laredo, Tex,
Moslem pilgrims on tholr way to
Mecca from' points In India, to tho
number ot 350. Perished In a monnlfiin
flpnd't.hat, overwhelmed., nn, entire car
avan in,"ine ueserc, imuway Dotween
Medl'na,,'lri''Ant)bln and Yombo, on tho
Red Sea. !
A report Is current In. Paris, Lon
don and Berlin1 to tho effect that,-Moh-wed
IV., sultan of Turkovi had lintm
dethroned "and a republic proclaimed.
There was jo conllrmatlou or the ro
f)nn nt tltn hlndr vlnlanr nWinHinv
Vif Jlouut Co)mn volcano within tho
last clucado Is causing thousands ot
people living in towns and upon farms
aud ranches within n radius ot 7S
miles of the mountain to view with
a wo and terror the calamity that
sacnie to be impending.
STATE ASSEMBLY IN SESSION
BUSINESS IS IN FULL SWING AT
Both Branches of State Legislature
Get Down to Business Many
JetrcTson City. Thcro wb another
flood of bills in tho Missouri assem
bly Friday, before tho two houses ad
Journod until Monday. Up to then
20S had been Introduced In tho House
and 1E0 in tho Senate. Thoso that
camo in racked from tho regulation
of tho Issuance of stock by business
corporations to tho suppression of
clalrvoyancy and fortuno tolling and
tho prohibition 'of 'Sunday b.vreball.
Among the bills Introduced wero:
By Swcarltrgen Providing for tho
support of women whoso husbands
are in the ponltcntlary.
Orr Repealing the fire Insurance
rating law passed by tho last assem
bly, which haa ben la controversy
slnoo it becam a Mntuto.
Lutes Placing all prosecuting at
torneys in the state on saiaries rang
ing from $800 to $5,000 per annum.
Whlttaker of Hickory Increasing
tho tuition In the university and tho
state normal schools. Tho first to $45
per year, normal schools to $24.
Fugato Making It a misdemeanor
to coerce a Tcrson Into holding mem
bership In a labor union as a condi
tion to holding employment.
Boone of Mississippi RopeaHng the
present school apportionment law
passed two years ago and re-enacting
tho law tnn. supplanted. He seeks
to havo the state monies apportioned
per capita to children of 'school age,
wlill tho existing law is based upon
Orr Prohibiting clairvoyance and
"fortune telling and making It a folony
to take money because of alleged oc
Orr Amending the inltlatlvo and
referendum so that, when a proposi
tion !s defeated It cannot bo submit
ted again until after 'the 'lapso of ten
Jefferson City. Railroads, corpor
ations in general, , public schools,
merchants, employers and employes,
the commissioners of tho new stato
capltol, millers, express companies,
good roads, contracts, tho stato hos
pitals Jor thc Insane and various oth
er subjects "and pbjects received at
tention in" the thlrly-slx bills Intro
duced in the Senato Monday. Among
the more important measures are
Senator '-Busby ot Carroll Increas
ing the maximum damages that may
bo obtained Irbm railroads and other
public sorvtco .corporations from ac
cidents that result In death from $10,
OW to $25,000.
Senator Wilson Requiring rail
roads to furnish lco water and sani
tary drinking cups at all their depots.
Senator Alleo Authorizing railroad
employes and traveling men whoso
business takes them from homo on
election days to voto by registered
Senator Hawkins of Greene Re
qnlrins merchants to' glvo notlco to
heir creditors betforo disposing of
their goods In bulk.
Senator McClIntlc Prohibiting pub
lie service corporations from desig
nating what bonding companies shall
carry Indemnity from loss by their
Senator Kinney E mpowerlng
eshool districts, on tholr own motion,
to set aside surplus funds for edu
cation of pupils between 5 nnd C
yoars old and ovor ,20.
Senator Cassldy Requiring tem
porary floors In nil buildings ofmoro
than two stories in oourso of con
struction. Senator Heaven Maklpg It a crime
to draw ckveks on a bunk or trust
company when there aro-no funds on
Senator Carter Increasing tho le
gal weight ot half sacks of flour from
48 to 49 pounds and quarter sacks
from 24 to 24 pounds. '
Senator Carter Increasing tho
state tax on the gross receipts; of
the express companies from $1.25 to
$3 on tho $100.
Senator Carter Changing tho law
In regard to stato aid to weak school
districts imablo to maintain eight
months' schools, so as to provide that
such old may bo obtained when tho
district pays" tho levy limit and CO
per cent of tho children attend tho
In less than nn hour Monday forty
bills all aimed at Uio liquor truffle lu
Missouri had been Introduced .in tho
House Ono bill provides fi $25 lino
for any candldato that, gave away a
cigar or drink.
Other measures gavo tho prosecut
mg attorney "Inquisitional powers"
In dry" countlos. Another measuro
made any violation of tho liquor law,
In a dry county a felony with a prlsT
on terra, attached. Another bill ma4o.
tho possession of a government liquor
Other now moasuroa 'iribludo-'a
bill by. Armstrong prohibiting tho
adulteration of seeds: by Sheoban,
glylng the Bull Maosora representa
tion In tho appolntmont of Judges ami
clorks of election, and by'Oliver, pro
riding for Uio soloctlon ot n state
Under a resolution offered by Soua-
tor Whltlodge the senato decided to
Investigate tho firo Insurance rato sit-
ur-tlon. Tho senate will appoint a com-
rulltea of thrco to act in tho matter
v' ' like conimltteo from tho house,
llccnw In a dry county prima fsd
ovldenco of guilt. Anvthcr bill pro
vided a $2,B00 penalty for any now
papor or othr publication that car
ried a liquor Jjertlsmcnt.
Repreaentatlvci E. Ij. Moor of Bar
ton county Introduced most of tho
bills. Othor bills Introduced in tho
By McRolxrts of LewLi county,
providing for stato nld ot weak high
By Mooro of Barton, providing
$25 penalty for any hotel to uso
cracked dishes or crockery.
By Taylar of Wright, limiting
county assessors to one term of four
By Fugato ot Adair, providing for a
stato textbook commission and unl
form school books In Missouri.
By JJujanj osUblishlag a eUte
By Boyd ot Morrroo, extending tho
nine hours for women law to every
class of occupation except housework
By McGrath of St. Louis, repealing
the act requiring lobbyists to register.
Jefferson City. More Jobs, mora
Jobs, Is the retrain of ft heap of bllU
that have poured 1m upon tao House
and Senate, mast of them carrying
with them corrpiilent salaries. The
number of new oos'tlons tho legis
lature Is asked to creato for the tax
payers of Missouri to support Is
amazing even the House and Senato
The proposed new state Jobs rango
everywhere from a state Inspector of
automatic couplers, who shall receive
a salary of $2,000 a year and $1,000
for traveling expenses, to tho mem
bers of tho proposed public sorvlco
utilities board .
Somo of Uio new positions bills In
troduced In tho House and Senato
propose to create aro:
Stato Inspector of automatic coup
lers,$2,000 a year.
Secretary of tho stato poultry com
mission, $2,000 a" year.
Stato dairy commissioner, $3,000 a
year. Two assistants at $1,500 a
State board of pardons, thrco mem
bers to rccclvo $3,000 a year.
Threo members of public service
commission, $5,500 a year. An attor
ney, $4,500 a year; a secretary, $3,
G00 a year.
Stato (nudltlng board of unlimited
numbers to receive $7.50 a day, tho
stato auditor to appoint all assist
Panama-Pacific Exposition commis
sion, llvo members, to receive $5 a
Two additional clerks in tho secre
tary of state's office to handlo motor
car licenses at $I,S0O a year.
Several additional corporation tax
clerks for secretary of Btate's office
at $1,800 a year.
Increase of salary for stato beo In-'
spector or apiarist, as the lawmakers
call it, of $300 a year.
State fire marshal, $3,600 a year,
and two assistants at $2,50 a year.
Stato textbook commission ot llvo,
expenses and $5 per day.
Stato modlcal supervisor, $7,500 a
Members of stato electrical board,
five, to receive. $10 a day and ex
penses. Stato highway commissioner, $3,500
a year, and two assistants at $2,500
State immigration commissioner at
$2,500 a year and an immigration
commissioner at $1,800 a year.
Secretary of stato optometrlcal
board, $5 a day and expeuscs.
Stato drainage department, secre
tary, $3,000 a year.
Stato education commission, expen
ses for Investigating trips.
Thoso aro just somo of tho Jobs
and salaries specified in some of the
more important measures. Most of
these bills glvo the now commissions
created nhthority to hire all tho
clerks and stenographers thoy need.
What tho loglslature will do with
all this mass of bills creating now
positions with fat salaries Is worrying
tho leaders. Each member Is urging
the passage of his own particular!
bill. It Is practically sure that Uio
administration measures, tho immi
gration board, the public sorvlco util
ities commission, tho medical super
visor and tho pardons board, will pass
both houses, as they havo the sup
port of Governor Major. Tho rev
enues ot tho stato already aro ox
haustod each session to tnke care of
tho needs of tho stato Institutions
and tho general oxponses of tho
Representative Swlcrs" ot Christian
ccucty introduced two companion
meaSuros ii tho houso which sook to
c-it tho prlcps obargod at tho Kanaas
City stock yards for handling cattb
nnd other llvo stock nnd to regulate
tho prices that commission merchants
doing business at tho yards may
charge, for buying and selling stock.
Tho cut asked in each lustanco will be
approximately GO per cent loss than
the' trli'.os now In forco. Mr, Swi?ri
In introducing tho bills said, that they
.were nlniod dlrwt'y at tho Kansas Cllj
' Senator ,Wllsoii df Platte, president
pro' tem. of tlie Senate, introducod a
bill which proposes to put an e,nd to
tho stato capltol commission April 10,
1913, and'.trapsfor all tho duties' they
now dlscharso to. tho commissioners
ot tho permanent scat of govbrimont,
composed of tho governor, auditor,
treasurer, attornoy general and secre
tary of statu.
A bill lias been prepared by ono
ot tho Kansas City niprabors ot tho.
legislature practically abolishing tho
County Court of Jackson county
rHIRTY-ONE NATIONS WILL RAT
IFY TERMS AT BRITISH CAPI
TAL IN FEW WEEKS.
U. S. SENATE LEADS THE WAY
Provides Continuous Wstch on Shlpi
for Signals of Distress at Sea
and Transmits Weather Re
ports and Warnings,
Washington, D. C Ratifications of
Ae wlroloss telegraph treaty, signed
ta London July 5, 1913, will, it is ex
pectod, bo exchanged at tho British
japltal within a few wesks by tile 31
The sonato's ratification of tho
treaty a few days ago avs tho way
'fir this formality, as practically all
thn other governments are understood
to havo approved the troaty, which
mi become effective July 1, 1513.
All Nations to Benefit.
By this convention tho lmortant
maritime nations of tho world hava
linked themselvos together to obtain
the widest range of International use
MneBS of tho wireless without re
striction as to Us further develop
Ono of the most important provi
sions ot tho troaty la thst compelling
tho free interchange of communlca-
Ion between ships and coast stations
employing different systems of radio
With tho Titanic disaster fresh In
tho minds of the delegates, nil oppo
sition to this doctrino faded.
It Is provided that the transmission
3f long-dtstanco wireless messages
lhall bo Intsmiptcd for throe minutes
Ht the end of every quarter ot an hour
to permit all stations to listen for dis
tress calls, which aro given prece
ienco over everything else.
Press News Interfered.
This was an American proposition,
based, according to the report of tho
.vmerlcan delegation to Secretary
Knox, "upon the fact that at least two
(teanishlps which wero nearer the Ti
tanic than the Carpathla were pre
vented from hearing the distress calls
of tho sinking vessel by reason of tho
:act that tho continuous transmission
of press news prevented the Titanlc'a
messages from being receivod by
ships fitted with raldo apparatus of
Other provisions of tho treaty re
late to tho transmission of weather ro-
ports, measures to prevent tho Inter
ference of long dlstanco with ordinary
wave lengths, compelling tho lnstalla
tlpn of wireless on cortaln classes ot
ships nnd tho malntennnco of a con
tinuous watch for distress signals.
Two Men Drowned In Flood.
Harrlsburg, III. Barnoy Romlnoskl
and George Conrad, Luthunians, wore
drowned while attempting to cross
Pankey branch In a small skiff. This
stream is overflowing the southeast
part of Harrlsburg and the men with
two other countrymen were trying to
get over to Qaskins City, a suburb.
Six Missing In Alaskan Stsrm.
Valdez, Alaska. It is believed six
liven havo been lost In a storm that
has been raging on Princo William
Sound. The launch Mermaid was
wrecked in tho narrows off Valdez
Bay, and Charle3 Rua was drowned
Tho launch Holcn, with flvo men
aboard, Is missing.
Says Morse Is Well Again.
Floronce, Italy. Charles W. Morse,
tho New York lco king, pardoned from
tho Atlanta federal prison by .Pros!
dent Taft because ho was "dying," Is
physically fit to continue tho Wall
street game Indefinitely, according to
Dr. 'Marchlafava, physician to Popo
Sale of Frozen Fruit Barred.
Washington, D. C In order to pro
tect consumers from oranges and lom.
ona unfit for food, tho federal board
ot food nnd drug Inspection haa for
bidden tho sale of fruits damaged in
the recent freeze iii California,
Captured Robbing a Bank.
Chicago. Two cracksmen In tho not
of robbing tho Twelfth Stroet Savings
bank hero wero Interrupted by polico
and ono ot them captured after a
chaso through alleys and over fences.
Sickles $23,000 Short.
Albany, N. Y. A warrant for tho ar
rest of Gen. Daniel E. Sickles for tho
conversion of public funds was Issued
by Justlco Rudd. Tho amount charged
against Sickles .is $23,470.
Only' Two Darrow Jurors Needed.
Los Angeles. . Ciil. Four uddltlonal
hirers wero sworn lo try Clarence 8.
Darrow on tho 'charge of having
bribed a Juror In the McNamara caso,
leaving only two places to bs Cllsd.
Yacht Clubs the Richest of Sport. '
Now Yprk Yacht club's 1,500 mora
oers own much costly craft. A total
of CQ0 own private vessels, of which
150 aro of tho major typo, propelled
by steam, hoavlly manned nnd repre
senting Investments that foot up
'uveral huUdrud thousand dollars.
8an Francisco School Athletics.
Tho San Francisco Board of Edu
cation voted $3,000 for athletic pur
poses. Eustnco Pelxotto has been
named superintendent of school athletics.
HUNTSVILLE FIGHTS MOBERLY.
Citizens Threaten Reprisal Over Mil
to Remove Court.
Moborly. A committee of citizens
of HuntHville, Randolph county's half
sounty seat, were iu Moberly circu
lating a remonstranco against a bill
which It is said a Moborly nian will
ittompt to have Introduced nt tho
prosent session of the legislature do
ing away with ono term of circuit
:ourt nt Huntsvllle. Moberly lawyers
claim that tho torm'of court held at
Huntsvllle Is' a needless expense on
tho taxpayers and it is reported that
no of tho lawyers will uso his best
efforts to havo the bill introduced.
The argument Is made that It Is uio
leos extravagance for tho couuty to bo
compelled t pay from $2(0 to $400 for
i torm of court at. Huntsvllle, when
tho required business could bo trnns
icted'at less expense In Moberly. Tho
Huntsvllle men are eald to be making
threats of what will be dono In the
event of the bill being passed. It Is
claimed by some that they will fight
tho proposition to build a $100,000
courthouse in Moberly.
DADE COUNTY SEEK8 EXPERT.
Farmers and Business Men Organize
to Obtain Farm Adviser.
Greenfield. Prof. D. H. Doane, stato
leader of tho farm bureau movement,
addressed a mooting of Dado county
farmers and business nlen at Green
field. At Its close the organization of
a bureau of this nature, which tins
been In progress for two weeks past,
was completed and the officers of the
newly formed organization entered
Into contract t raise the $1,000 a year
required from tho county. In this
oontract they aro secured by the sig
natures of 509 farmers and business
men, pledging $1 a year, each, and by
a further guarantee signed by mem
bers ot tho commercial clubs ot
Greenfield, Lookwood nnd Everton.
Tho movement contemplates the em
ployment of a farm adviser at a cost
ot $2,006 a year, one-half o,f which Is
to be paid by the state and fedoral
Commorolal Club Federation Formed.
Cape Girardeau. At a meeting of
tho delegates from tho commercial
clubs of southeast Missouri held In
Capo Girardeau, tho Southeast Mis
souri Fedoratlon ot Commercial Clubs
was organized with tho following of
ficers: President, I. R. Kelso, Capo
Girardeau; vice president, W. 3.
Randall, Poplar Bluff; secretary, A. H.
Hlnchey, Capo Girardeau; treasurer,
A. B. A. Baudcnlstel, Fonsfelt. A
meotlng ot the federated clubs will
be held lu Poplar Bluff March 12.
Uptergrove Deputy to Mitchell.
Jetforson City. The newly appoint
ed bank commissioner, John T. Mitch
ell, announced his bank examiners,
who will take office about Fob. 1. L
C. Uptogrove of Montgomery City la
to be deputy bank examiner. Tho ex
aminers aro: John M. Weed,' Now
London; G. M. Hargett, Versailles;
P. K. Gibbons, Edlna; Hal Woodslde,
West Plains; Frank A. Brannocck,
Bloomfiold; Fred S. Shacklott, Ne
vada; J. H. Dooley, Stoutnvillo;
James O. Wallace, Osborne.
Beef Trust Cases Are Up to Barker.
Jofferson City. With tho cas
against the National Packing cess
nany, made up of the St. Lonls
brossed Beef company and the Ham
mond Packing company ot St. Jo
seph, disposed of by the findings
against them by Commissioner Dillon,
tho problem which now confronts At
torney General Barker Is what dispo
sition ho will mako ot the proceedings
against Morris & Co,, Armour Pack
tag company and Swift & Co,
Took Hen Because It Pecked Him.
Columbia. Frank Jackson, a Cen
tralla nogro in the county Jail at Co
lumbia, charged with chicken stealing,
advanced an unusual explanation. Ac
cording to Jackson, a pullot pecked
him on the hand, and It mado him
so angry ho took the chicken homo
with a vlow of wringing Its neck and
eating It to got even. This expla
nation waa waived aside by Justlco
James Stockion and Jackson wont to
Governor's 8on Injured.
Jofferson City. Elliott W. Major,
Jr., son of the governor, in chasing
a stray cat from tho basement ot tho
executlvo mansion, ran against a
stoam radiator and sovcroly cut hln
forehead. Tho force ot tho blow ren
dered tho boy unconscious for a
Offers Second Reward for Holier.
Jeffersou City. A reward of $200
was Issued by tho governor for the
arrest and conviction of Grant Hoi
zor, a minor of Webb City, who, on
Feb. 1G, 1909, is charged with kill
ing his wife aud wounding her un
file. This is tho second roward for
Mexico Commercial Club Elects.
Mexico. Tho following aro the new
officers of tho Mexico Commercial
olub; F, A. Morris, president; L. B.
Hawthorne, vlca president; H. D.
Llowollyn, treasurer; B. F, Haskell,
C. P. Malono and L. M. Whlto, direc
Aeoused of Bigamy; Held.
Hannibal. Harrison Bird, nlloged t
have two wives, was arrested here on
receipt of a message from Mexico,
Mo., demanding his arrest. Bird cow-
tossed to local officers.
DOWN TO THE BARE FACTS
Veng Minister's Paeefan for 8elf-So-rtftc
Had Results That Might
Have Been Anticipated.
Tho announcement of Miss Helen
IfJller Gould's betrothal led ono ot tho
charity workers of New York to nay:
"lcarringo itself will not bo ablo to
gaench Miss Gould's passion for giv
ing. Apropos to this passion, sho onco
told mo n story.
"There waa a young minister, tho
story ran, who, belag poor and hav
rag nothing clso to glvo, used to giro
away his clothoa.
"Tho young minister's district con
tained many needy men, and be would
tire them shoes and socks, skirts and
seats, glovec, overcoats and trousers..
Tee, thsu sad again ho Woitd giro
away his clothes, foolishly nnd reck
lessly, piece by piece, until"
Uero the charity worker smiled.
"Until," she ended, "ho camo to
That howwld Miss Giggles really
langhed at, mo lawst evening, donchor
knowr "Well, nqver mind hei" she often
laughs at nothing."
In a Literal Sense.
Juvonllo remarks are not always bo
nanghty as they soem. Small Sam, for
Instance, had Tio intention of using bad
languago when ho got Into such severe
troublo In clacks.
His tcachor was trying to press
homo cortaln tacts concerning a vol
cano. In reviewing the Icaaon sho
drew on tho blackboard hor own con
ception of a flaming mountain, using
colored crayon with extraordinary ef
"What is Itr she asked, tho picture
"You don't know? Well, what does
it look liko?" tho teacher persisted.
Piped Saramle, whoso home boasts
a colored pictorial Bible:
"I think it looks llko hoU." Chicago
Showing the Goods.
A novel mode ot advertising for a
wife has been adopted by an inhabi
tant of a provincial town in England.
A photograph ot tho gontlomon is
placed In tho window of a shop-keeper,
and underneath Is tho following no
tice: "Wanted; a female companion
to the above. Apply at this ofilce."
Nature generates facts, but fiction
Is manufactured by man.
Kidneys and Bladder
In the Provlnoo of
TV. w.n .A .
.Freo ltoinla4o 100
ACHES of u well
m. hjutiii wueal Winar
a ha area It becoming mure limited
but no I;?? valuable?
. mew merino-re
rmrp recor.tlr been opeae4 up tor
ettleiuCTit, anil Into tlieao nill
roa4i are noir being built. Tbe
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Will be o
farmer write: 1 came on mr
I1.H0 wurthur borbeaanilniactilii
err. nn.l JmtBlln cash, Tudar I
Iiara UA) acres of wheat, 800 acres
of oata.an140acr.otTlax. Not
bad for ilx rearm, but onlr an In
tanra of what .mar be done Fn
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