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THE CITIZEN, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER ag, 191a.
"TERRIBLE DANGER" TO v
BRITAIN IS IN SIGHT.
Lord Roberts Points Out tho Weakness
In Prssent Situation.
IOnl Itoticrts hns corrected certain
misconceptions that obtained currency
rcKiirdlnj; liis vIcwb ns to Imperial de
fense and nt the snmo tlmo fiKiiln vig
orously pressed liotne his oft repented
wnrnlnpa of (Jrc.it llrl tain's unpre
paredneRS. lie says In part:
"A moment's reflection will tJvow the
vast difference between the position
of Germany, with which I was dealing,
and that of Knglnnd today. AVhlle
Germany, owing to her rapidly expand
ing population and rast economic de
velopment. Is Impelled to look for
means of expansion hi a world which
is already for tho most part parceled
out, we, on the other hand, do not re
quire or seek another square rullu of
"Our objei t must be to develop the
resource of our empire commercially.
Industrially and socially. Hut in order
to be able to do so we must be In a
position to defend ourselves successful
ly against aggression and so to remove
the temptation which a wealthy but ill
defviided empire must ulways offer to
a strong nnd virile people proud of Its
nehievvments and conscious of its tit
lies' to All a greater place amid the na
tions. "My whole speech was directed,
therefore, as nre all my efforts, to Im
pressing upon my fellow countrymen
the terrible danger which Is Involved
In the present situation, lu which we
alone find ourselves, as a nation, un
trnlued, unorganized nnd unarmed,
amid a Europe in which every people,
not only great powers like Ituasla. Ger
many and France, but the smaller
states--Bulgaria. Servln. Greece, Nor
way. Sweden nnd lenm:irk stand as
armed nations, prcn Idlng a balance of
forces which, while It strengthens each
one of them physically nnd Industrial
ly, makes fur peace with honor or for
the triumph of the right."
HATPIN MENACE TO GO.
Steel Darbs to Be Made to Measure In
lias the hatpin question been finally
solved? It depends upon the users.
Woman, If she will, can In future
wear the hatpin "of blameless life."
Small machines will soon be in use
In the west end shops in London
which will bring emancipation to long
sufferlnK man from tho menace of the
protruding hatpin. Their mission in
life Is to cut off the odd inches of
pointed steel which threaten man with
blood poisoning or blindness.
In the future hatpins will be "cut
to measure." Whenever a woman
buys n new hat. whether of tho cart
wheel, two yards round variety or a
skittish pill box toque, she will be sup
plied with hatpins to tit, made while
In the past hatpins were made only
in one or two sizes, six or nine Inches
long, ns the case might be. Now all
this Is to be altered. The shopper
buys her hat, and the saleswoman,
with the aid of her beneficent guillo
tine, clips the hatpin to the exact size.
With Just n twirl a new point is turn
ed; another twirl and the pin Is polish
ed, ready for use, protruding only the
fraction of an Inch.
HER DIRE PREDICTIONS.
Mme. de Thebes Says Pope Will Die
and Prince of Wales Will Reign.
Mme. de Thebes, the well known
prophetess, whom Frenchwomen con
sult on tho future and who was a
friend of Gewirnl Boulanger, Dumas
Ills and other celebrities, has brought
out her 1913 almanac, which is nlways
n Parisian event The prophetess fore
tells n series of ominous events for
next year, among them being:
The marriage of tho queen of Luxem
burg, which will astound tho world,
damaging France's interests politically.
Paris will be the scene of a terrible
The French troops will rush to tho
Tho German emperor may como to
Paris, but not as a king.
Tho pope will die.
Italy will witness a political upheav
al and perhaps a new king.
The Prince of Wales will reign.
Poland will be freed.
Bulgaria will play n stupendous role
Nineteen hundred and thirteen, takes
ns a whole, will be a bloody year.
THE "TRIANGULAR SMILE."
Helps Show Diamond Teeth of Lon
don's Smart Women,
No woman Is suitably equipped now
for any of London's smart functions
unless she has contorted her face Into
what Is known as tho "triangular
smllo." This "expression" Is supposed
to represent simplicity and Innocence!
It is formed by lifting the center purt
of tho top to form tho upex of a trl
nngle, the lower Up then representing
The upper teeth nro thereby reveal
ed, nnd some women aro wearing tiny
rosebud diamonds In their teeth.
Hunger Spreads Leprosy.
A new contributory cause to the
spread of leprosy la advanced by W.
M. Danner, American secretary of tho
International mission to lepers in In
dia nnd tho enst. "Samuel lllggln
botlmm, one of our missionary work
ers, has discovered that leprosy Is most
frequent among those peoples who
never bare enough to cat," declares
I HO SHU
Colonel George Shanton Dis
credits Reported Insult
to Old Glory.
OLONUL GEOUGE It. SHAN
TON, who cleared up the canal
Bono of bad men, revolutionists
and other undesirables, Is again
back In the States after having
made orderly Porto Itlco, whore he
was chief of the Insular police. Slum
ton Is a fine type of the adventurous
American and his life for the last
twenty-eight years has taken him Into
nctlvltles where gun piny Is almost a
casual happening. For the last ten
years he has been a most valuable aid
to I'ncle Sam In straightening out dif
ficult problems away from home.
As a youth Shanton went west from
New York nnd became a cow puncher
and plainsman lu Wyoming and Mon
tana. When the rough riders were be
ing formed he got together eighty-four
cowboys and took them to Washing
ton and later went to Cuba as captain
of Troop C. In the Second regiment of
United States volunteer cavalry. He
remained lu Culm four years, assisting
after tho wnr in organizing tho Cuban
rurnles. Then lloosovelt sent him to
Panama In 100-1 to be chief of police
In the canal rone. After live years of
successful work at Pannmn he was
sent to Porto Itlco to take charge of
the work of preserving law and order
"Our iwllce force consists practically
of a constabulary of 1,000 men," said
Colonel Shanton. "The Island is divid
ed Into sixty-six districts, witli the
same number of captains or chiefs at
their head. All police matters are
handled directly from the headquarters
lu San Juan, and wo control the citie
and tl.o inland country. We have Von
fnintas,' or patrols, and we have ICC
mounted men. I have Introduced Into
Porto Itlco the tralllc policeman on
horseback, who is stationed in the sub
urbs, and he is a great success.
"All of the police are Porto Rlcans.
with one exception. There used to be
a great many Americans on the force,
but now the only one Is the chief of
No Election Disturbance.
"As an Illustration of the efficiency
of tho corps I may mention that the
elections in Porto Itlco were pulled off
without a disturbance, which anybody
who has been In a Latin-American
country at such a time might consider
exceptional. As for the report that
an American flag was pulled down at
Arroya and trampled upon, that, I
think, was n misrepresentation. It is
true that the Unionists won all the
seats In the legislature except one, but
they are devoted to the flag.
"When I went to Porto Itlco I found
a semlmllltary body of police, which I
changed ns quickly as possible into n
metropolitan force. I took away the
military feature. For lnstnnce, a po
liceman would never help nn old lady
across tho street or take care of a
drunken man. lie would nlwnys call
a peon to do this for him. Now a po
liceman will help anybody ncross tho
street, nnd ho Is courteous. I have
tried to enforce the American idea of
whnt a policeman should be.
"I work three months In San Juan,
nnd then I get out my automobile and
spend fifteen dayB covering some 1,500
or 1.C00 miles in n tour of Inspection.
"The governor of Porto Itlco has in
augurated such nn excellent system of
co-operation on the part of prosecuting
nttorneys, district and municipal
Judges and alcaldes that Justice Is nev
er delayed, and cases nro disposed of
promptly. This holps to make the
work of the police effective. It used
to be tho caso that appeals In endless
number were taken, but Federal Judge
Charlton has changed all thut since he
haa been there.
After Old Outlaws.
"After I had things cleared up a lilt
down there I decided to go nfter pro
fessional criminals, who had been es
"One of tho most notorious of these
cases was that of Pedro Ferrer Po
males, a famous outlaw, who had es
caped from tho penitentiary sixteen
times In tho last twenty years. He
had murdered some eight or nine peons
and 'querldas,' or sweethearts, of his.
The records before 1803 wero in such
confusion that It was impossible to tell
what ho had dono before that, but on
April IJ3 of that year the body of
Thomas McDonald of Boston, a mining
prospector, was found In a shack near
Guaynma terribly mutilated. There
wero twenty-eight machete wounds ou
It, and tho motive hnd undoubtedly
been robbery, because McDonald had
been working a very rich mlno nnd was
known to have taken out large quanti
ties of ore.
Bandit Terrorized Island.
"Suspicion fell on Pomnles, his broth
er Joso and Joso Ayala. Tho guardla
civil In un investigation found that tho
three had recently been released from
prison nnd had been seen in the neigh
borhood the evening beforo McDon
nfU'B body was found. From that tlmo
until 1004 Pomales played hide and
seek, first with the guardla civil and
then with the Insular police, Ho com
mitted many revolting crimes, but ho
escaped from tho police always, and
How the Island Terror, Po
males, Was Captured In
Exciting Gun Play.
the terror ho Inspired In the country
folk kept them from denouncing him.
In llKifi, however, ho was sentenced to
six years for murderous assault.
"While everybody elso was celebrat
ing the Fourth of July In 1SMMI Pomnles
broke Jail again ami was not caught
until the following Christmas. Ho was
again sentenced, with nine months a.Id
ed. He celebrated Nov. 13, tho follow
ing year, by escaping again, but was
caught three days later in Arroya. The
following May he got out again and re
mained at large until November. He
broke out again in January nnd re
mained free during the most of 11)00.
In December we locked him up again,
but toward the end of the summer of
1011 he took French leave and was
soon terrifying everybody In the dis
trict between Coanio nnd Salinas, a re
gion thirty miles square. He had
armed himself with two forty-fours,
and he committed all sorts of outrages.
He exacted tribute from the residents
nnd held tliem under terror.
"Well, last .March he was reported as
being particularly nctlvo in the nil;ilng
district where Peter Nelson lives, nnd
the rumor was that he was 'laying' for
Nelson. It seemed time to go after him
and get him right. So I detailed Darlo
Suarez, a detective, and Haddock and
Vasquez, two very efficient p iliccmen,
to go Into the mountains nnd bring him
back dead or allvo. The neighborhood
where he was working was right near
Jagome Alto, where tho governor has
his summer home, and ns Governor
Colton stays there a great deal alone
at night I felt things were not snfe for
Capture of the Man Killer.
"The three meu reached at daylight
an Intersection of roads where Pomnles
hnd the habit of passing. Nelson had
Informed us that the outlaw was liv
ing with his 'querida' near a fort in
the Carmen mountains, the 'querida'
tending a little banana patch arouud
tho place. It wns Pomale's custom
every morning to walk over to a fork
of the mountains from which he could
see all the country about and then plan
his day's program.
"The officers stationed themselves In
tho fort, and shortly afterward along
came Pomnles, looking about sharply
as If suspecting an ambush. When h;
got within a few feet of Sunrez the
latter Jumped out nnd ordered him to
throw his hands up. Pomales' reply
was a bark from each of hls'-M's' and a
yell that ho would never be taken
"One bullet went through Sunrez's
side, but did not find a vital spot.
Haddock carried one of the Rhort guns
of tho lnsulnr police, nnd without wait
ing he unloaded Into tho desperado,
but not before Pomales had put a bul
let through his left arm. Tho outlaw
kept pumping lead nt one or the other
of the policemen until he had emptied
his revolvers. The policemen, how
ever, had Jumped In upon hlra, nnd the
last shots went wild.
"They put Pomales upon n litter and,
with the aid of peons, got him to Gua
yamn, where he confessed his crimes,
among them the details of the murder
of McDonnld u . eteen years before.
He told how he and his confederates
had pried boards loose from the floor
of McDonald's shack, waited until the
miner was nsleep and then entered
through tho floor, taken their victim
out and run their machetes Into him
every few minutes to make him tell
where his money wns.
"Pomales died the next day."
4 MINUTE "MOVIES" 'I
OF THE NEWS
I RIGHT OFF THE REEL. J
Itusslan prince in Jvoiulon died from
swallowing his false teeth.
Count Zeppelin offers an aerial alibi.
It wasn't his airship that hovered over
the English count.
Mrs. Fnnnle Sieger of New York says
her husband raised such a row when
ho lost a ollar button she hnd to leave
Tho oldest human being in the world
is said to bo Chief Fire Maker, n Black
foot Indian, who Is In his one hundred
and thirty-second year.
Tho ltev. Arthur II. Carpenter has
resigned tho pastorate of tho Cromwell
(Conn.) Baptist church and Immersed
himself lu business as a bill colluctor.
Ho kissed her only once, and that
wns In a kissing contest at a party, is
the defense of a mnu sued in Justice
Bljur's court, New York, for breach of
BccuuKo his doctor told htm ho had
cancer and couldn't live a Spokane
Jeweler sold his business at a sacrifice.
He got better and now bus sued tho
doctor because he didn't die.
Deputy sheriff tried to nttaeh n bi
plane lu Garden City, N. Y., but tho
aviator saw him coming and sailed
away. Three miles nway tho aviator
had to descend, nnd the deputy, In an
automobile, served hid papers.
ROUND THE GLOB
In Turkey the mourning color Is
New York's annual food bill totals
A St. Louis man has made $C4,000 as
u rag picker.
There are 0,500,000 farms lu the
New Zculnnd has 233 dully, wevkly
nnd monthly periodicals.
The climate of South Africa k re
markably even and sunny.
China has sixty-four treaty and other
ports open to foreign trade.
Forty per cent of U Italians over
the age of six cannot read or wrlto.
Sliver from sea water Is often found
deposited on the copper sheathing of
In China as well as the Philippines
the demand for lumber exceeds the
Scotland has a total population not
much more thau half that of Greater
Experiments In dry farming, accord
ing to the Amerlcau method, are being
made In Brazil.
Throughout the world there are over
0,000.000 members of trade unions in
Home economics Is to be made com
pulsory In the primary schools of Saxe
Cyprus, under n convention of 1878,
pays nn annual tribute of 02,800 to
tho sultan of Turkey,
Chicago Is to have an Institute of
osteopathy, to be named after Andrew
Still, founder of the science, and to
Tho practically barren Hawaiian is
land of Lanal will be reclaimed by a
water conservation scheme and devot
ed to sugar beet culture.
The Germans are doing a great road
building work in Africa, and at no dis
tant date the possessions of that conn
try in the dark continent will be In
touch with ench otter by motor routes.
That all officers of tho navy need not
be graduates of Aunapolis has ngain
been demonstrated lu the promotion
of L. B. Ford, chief machinist of the
Baltimore, and L. XL Linsley, machin
ist of the Iowa, to the rank of ensign.
Edward Jenks, an eminent London
barrister nnd legal writer, has per
formed the difficult task of compress
ing within the limits of a moderate
volume the entire history of English
law from tho earliest times to the end
of the year 1011.
The American Medical association Is
to make a study of methods of resus
citation from electric shocks. Many
eminent physicking and electrical en
gineers are to co-operate in the Inves
tigation, which it Is hoped will have
Important practical results.
There aro over a thousand factories
in the city of Barcelona nnd the sur
rounding towns. Electric power Is be
ing brought from as far as the Pyre
nees, nnd a company with ?25,000.000
cnpital mostly foreign -has been forra
otl to exploit the abundant water power
Itusslu is to have a north pole ex
pedition of its own, under the com
mand of Captain Seedow, who pur
poses proceeding In a ship to Franz
Josef Land nnd to go thence by sled'
over the Ice to Greenlnnd by way ot
the pole. Any solid ground ho mny
find near the pole he will name Nich
olas II. Land.
Lieutenant General Sir Robert Baden-Powell,
who has returned to Lon
don after a Journey around the world
In tho interests of thi- boy scout move
ment, says the authorities In Japan
are making a close study of the move
ment with a view to Its adoption for
In addition to the old foes of the
grapevine, a new one appeared In
Frunce during the wet weather of the
pnst summer. It becamo known ns the
quick rot. A vine attacked soon had
its branches die. Its shoots shrivel and
its clusters dry up. The disease spread
with terrible rapidity.
Complaints are heard on all .sides In
the French capital that tomatoes, mel
ons, cucumbers, squashes practically
everything except potatoes have lu
Paris become luxuries Btlll beyond tho
reach of the vast multitude of work
ing people whoso dally earnings do not
exceed SO cents to $1.
The system of payment by cheeks Is
galnlug ground In Servla, but until
now there have been no legal provi
sions governing such payments. The
Belgrade chamber of commerce has
undertaken to draw up an outline bill
for the government In order to secure
legal regulation of tho check system.
Floating baths near -front cities aro
now condemned by sanitary authori
ties. The vast quantities of sewage
that are discharged Into the waters
that usually border such cities are
thought to be productive of disease to
bathers and certaluly render their ab
lutions of doubtful value as n cleanslug
Owing to the fact thut no coal Ik
mined In Switzerland and that tho
government has control of the abun
dant wnter power, it Is likely that the
railways of the country will be elec
trified. A beginning Is to be made In
tho St. Gothurd route. It Is estimated
that the cost of tho conversion of tho
entire government system would be
Georgia's most famous orchard, tho
largest of Its kind In the world, con
taining 225.000 bearing peach trees,
has Just been cut down nnd burned
to make room for n cotton plantation,
which tho owners of tho property be
lieve they can operate nt greater profit.
Tho grovo was located at Amerlcu.i,
fifty wiles from Macon. It was known
I as tho Bagley orchurd.
YOUIt DHUGGIST HAS A REMEDY
That Ho Guarantees To Promptly
Itcllcvo All Stomach Distress.
Peoplo go on suffering from llttlo
stomach troubles for yoars, and
Imaglno they have a serious disease.
Thoy over-eat or over-drink and
forco on tho stomach n lot of extra
work, but thoy never think that tho
stomach needs extra help to do tho
If these peoplo would tako Blood
Ino with or after meals, It would bo
a great big help to tho stomach In
Its strain of over-work. No mattor
what you cat or drink, Bloodino will
sweeten your sour stomach and stop
gas belching In five minutes. The
heaviness disappears, and tho stom
ach Is greatly aided in its work of
Bloodino not only promptly re
lieves all distress, but If taken reg
ularly will absolutely euro Indiges
tion by building up tho flabby, over
worked walls of tho stomach and
mnko them strong enough to digest
tho most hearty meal.
All druggists sell and guarantee
Bloodlne. The prlco Is GO cents a
largo bottle. Test samplo free for
ton cents to pay postage from tho
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