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SHORT STORIES TERSELY TOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF BUSY READERS. MISCELLANEOUS. Frank K. Boyd, member of the firm of Boyd & Yearwood, publishers of the Morning News and the Inde pendent in West Frankfort. III., died there. Mr. Boyd was well known through out the state in newspaper and poli tical circles, and had a wide acquaint ance among the state officials. Section men working on the inter urban street-car line near Stillwater, Minn., found $1,000 bonds under ties on the track. One bond was on a lumber company and the other issued by a land company. A shortage of $40.000 in its accounts was reported by the Oakland Branch of the Bank of Italy. Oakland, Cal., to the State Superintendent of Banks and the Oakland police. Glenn E. Plumb, counsel for the six teen larger railroad organizations and author of the celebrated "Plumb Plan of railroad operation and ownershii died at Washington. Rev. S. Cameron Morrison, widely known Episcopal clergyman, died at his home at Seattle, Wash., and the Coroner is investigating to determine whether lie drank poison handed him by mistake when lie sought to pur chase cough medicine. Peter Skiba was sentenced at Chica go to six months in church for beating his wife. In order not to leave Mrs Skiba and her seven children without support if Skiba was sent to jail Judge Morgan appointed her to see that the church sentence was carried out three times on Sundays, with mid week prayer meetings added. ACCIDENTS. Lyle Painter, 7-year-old son Joseph Painter, of Johnson Township, was thrown from a horse lie was rid ing at Pana, 111., and was kicked to death. Mrs. Ora Moore, of Wayne County was drowned in the Little Wabash River, Fairfield. III., when an auto mobile which she was driving went over a 25-foot embankment. Her three children, who were riding with lier, escaped injury. Five persons were killed and one in Jured when an automobile occupied by the five attempted to avoid collision with another machine and was crowded In front of a speeding Detroit and Pon tlac Interurban car just north of De troit, Mich. Lieut. Tracey Lyons, O. R. C., avi atlon section, U. S. Army, and Augus tus Altemeier, Jr., of Port Jervis, were burned to death at Port Jervis, N. Y when an airplane in which they were riding crashed to earth. Breaking of a propeller caused the plane to take a fatal nose dive. Nearly 1,500 persons, mainly women and children, were imperiled, fifty were Injured and two girls were flung Into the North River, New York, when the excursion steamer. Grand Republic, ulster ship of the General Slocum crashed in to the Erie Railroad ferry boat, Chautauqua, off the Chambers street ferry. * Charles Strnub. 35 years old, a fire man employed by the Moss Tie Com pany at Valley Junction, south of E 8t. Louis, died at St. Mary's Hospital as u result of severe burns suffered a few minutes before when a water tube in an engine in the boiler room at the company's plant exploded and drenched him with scalding water. CRIMINAL. Frank Fuhr, a farmer, living near Atherton, Mo., died after being struck on the head with a shovel wielded by William M. Van Arsdall, a neighboring farmer, according to reports to John L. Miles, county marshal. DOME8TIC. The supreme international conven tion of the Knights of Columbus, in session at Atlantic City, N. J„ sent u «•able to Cardinal Gaspari, papal secre tary of state, pledging Pope Plus XI that they would continue to comple tion the $1,000,000 American welfare work in Rome, which they undertook at the request of Pope Benedict XV. In order to save the lives of two peasant women with babies in their arms. Col. Rafae> O'Neil, an Ameri can, drove his airplane into a tree, de molishing it. O'Neil, who is head in structor of the federal aviation school at Mexico City, and Antonio Rivera, acting director of the school, who was In the plane with O'Neil, were injured. Investigation Into the disnpj>enrn»ce of 65 cases of Scotch whisky from a lot of 100 cases, seized by the har bor police from a rum runner, w'us de manded of Police Commissioner En right by T'nlted States District Attor ney William Hayward at New York. The Rt. Rev. Daniel Sylvester Tut tle of St. Louts, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, who is spending his annual vacation at Wequetonsing, Mich., does not want the book of com mon prayer changed. He is perfectly satisfied with the prayer book, which is 370 years old, as it Is at present. Inauguration of negotiations at Washington looking to the refunding of sums due to the United Stntes by en tente nations lias developed that an Im portant connection exists between such refunding and the ability of Germany lu neet her in«leiuuit> to w 3EZ3C firm of died ties a six at the see In the stormiest election in the his tory of the organization Luke E. Hart, of St. Louis, defeated William J. Mulligan, of Thompsonville, Conn., backed by the so-called "insurgent" wing, winning by the narrow margin of less than twelve votes for the office of supreme advocate at the fortieth annual convention of the Knights of Columbus, in session at Atlantic City. LABOR. That adjustment of the strikes of the railroad shopmen and the coal miners will "bring a better understanding be tween the employer and the employes." was the opinion expressed at New York I»y President Samii'.i <Jumpers of tin to by a a American Federation of Labor. Strike ballots were taken on the Northern Pacific and Missouri Pacific railroads, it was announced officially at Cincinnati, Ohio, at the headquar ters of the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, freight hand lers, station and express employes. John Kalman, 48, former Baltimore and Ohio railroad shopman, was shot and killed and Pasquale Susi, 26, a striking B. & O. shopman, was wound ed at Newark, Ohio, by Moses Slo cum!», 26. a negro of St. Louis, Mo., who claims to he a United States deputy marshal. Indications continued to multiply that the federal government contem plates no immediate step in the shop strike situation. A member of Presi dent Harding's cabinet declared, how ever, that as an abstract proposition "it might be imagined" that the gov ernment would apply to the courts for receiverships of such railroads as were unable to execute their mail carrying contracts. Strikers who violate the injunction orders of the federal court are guilty of criminal contempt of court and will be subject to prosecution by the Unit ed States district attorney, according to tlie ruling of Judge Andrew Miller at St. Louis, in ordering the issuance of writs of attachments against seven teen former employes of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Com pany. i j ; j PERSONAL. Murilynn Miller of the stage became the bride of Jack Pickford of the screen at the residence of the groom's sister, Mary Pickford. and brother-in-law, Douglas Fairbanks, at Beverly Hills, a suburb of Los Angeles, Cal. John H. Guil, Jr., of Chino, Cal., was nominated by President Harding to be a member of the Federal Farm Loan Board. John B. Woodward, • newspaper ad vertising man of New York and Chi cago. was sued for 3100,000 by Edith L. Ransom, secretary to George Creel, when he was war-time director of the Bureau of Public Information. Col. William H. Hart, now in charge of tile quartermaster and docking army bases at New York, was nom inated by President Harding to 1* quartermaster general of the regular army, with t lie rank of major general. He succeeds Maj. Gen. Harvy L. Rog ers. Directors of the North American Newspaper Alliance announced at New' York the election of Loring Pick ering, publisher of lhe San Francisco Bulletin, us general manager. FOREIGN. The most disastrous fire that hag swept the European h usines quarter in Hong Kong, China, in many years, broke out. Among the buildings badly dumaged is the Carleton Hotel on Ice House Roud, the only American hotel in the city. There has been an alarming decrease In the birth rate of Montenegro, due to the loss during the war of so many of the "Black Mountain's" fighting men. The government is offering premiums to mothers who bear male children, says a dispatch from Cettinje. America's share in the Argonne fighting was recalled when a memorial to 150,0C0 killed in the forests was unveiled at Haute Chevauche, France, near the ruins of Vauquoise. Premier Poincare delivered the unveiling ad dress. Tlie Italian Ministry of the Interior announced at Rome that the general strike which was proclaimed through out Italy three days ago in protest against Fascist! reprisals against Com munists was declured ended. Premier Lloyd George announced in tlie House of Commons at London that tlie government lias decided to adopt a recommendation of their ministry to provide 500 airplanes for home de fense at a cost of $10,000,000. Heavy ice was the cause of the transfer of Cupt. Amundsen, Artie ex plorer, from his ship Maud to the schooner Holmes, reported in meager radio advices, according to a further udio message to Nome, Alaska. Five thousund lives are tielieved to have been lost in the typhoon which devastated Swatow, 250 miles north west of Hong Kong, China. Three thousand sacks of corn and 3,000 sacks of rice will leave Mazu tlan for Riga on board a French ship. The shipment will represent Mexico's w -fl to .... o 'w! is. j to is GIRLS AND BOYS CLUBS MEET 600 GATHER AT STATE UNIVERS ITY FOR WEEK'S SHORT COURSE his E. of City. MUCH INTEREST SHOWN lovernor Parker Makes Stirring Ad dress And Is Then Given A Great Ovation. Baton Rouge.—Just a few years ago everybody thought anybody could farm. There were schools for most every the , be- * alling on th , e ' ac , e of dearth except I f* 1711 n 8 ail( ad an>one suggested that . eXtra s î udy and learning was ue tin the shot a Slo Mo., as cessary to plant, cultivate and harvest j the various crops he would have been the subject of scorn and the person i who had mentioned schools for cook j ing, baking, canning, etc., would have ; been in danger. If all could have seen that great j crowd of youngsters here to take the ! short course in agriculture, canning, etc., they would see that the world "do move.'* Governor Parker in speaking to the 800 club boys and girls gathered here from all over the state said: "I had rather talk to this kind of an audience than any other kind." He went into details describing the plans of the operation of the Greater Agricultural college, and explained how it is possible for a befy of limited means to work his way through col lege. Governor Parker was given a great ovation. The honor song was sung under the direction of Mrs. Bortha K. Knox, as he entered Garig Hall. W. E. Hopper, farmer of Zachary, also addressed the assemblage. Nearly all of the 400 girls enrolled in the "Go to College Club," announc ed Miss Norma Overby, state home demonstration agent. This is one of the few r states having such a club, said Miss Overby. Instruction in the selection of poul try breeding stock and the planning of poultry houses was conducted by Miss Elsmer Wilson, of the poultry, department of the state university, and the care and feeding of poultry was told the club boys by Harley H. Williams^ head of poultry husbandry ^ of the university. Each girl and boy went back home enlivened with greater ambitions to make farm life happier and more pros perous. Port Barre, La—A spaçial election on issuance of bonds in the Durald j City Consolidated School District will j take place August 12. It is proposed, by the school board to issue $15,000 in bonds to be used to build a four- : room, two-story annex and to pay off, an indebtedness of $4000 against the ' district. Columbia, La.—The police jury of Caldwell parish met here in extra session, and one of the troublesome problems which it has to contend ..... . . .. . . „ with is how to meet the demand for , j relief under the "mothers' pension" law. New Orleans.—Pla-s vitually have been completed for holding in New Orleans a midsummer Shrine cere monial by Jerusalem Temple, Ancinet Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine, on Saturday, August 19, it was an nounced by Frank J. Herman, re corder. More than 100 candidates have signified their intention of cross ing the firey sands. Representatives from temples at Montgomery, Mobile, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Shreveport, Memphis and Baton Rouge, number ing more than 200, have notified Re corder Herman they will be present. Crowley, La.—The Argentine ant is going to have a hard tim^ to escape death when the city-wide campaign patterned after the one in New Or leans is put on in Crowley under the direction of the State Department of Agriculture. A systematic fight is be ing made against the pest in all of the leading cities of Southwest Louiai ana. Natchitoches.—The State Normal Glee Club held its annual banquet recently. Rupert Cooke, manager of th% Glee Club, was toastmaster. Shreveport, La.—Robert B/ Cook, district court reporter for Caddo par ish, has completed his twenty-third consecutive year in that position. Un der the new state law, which removes districts court reporters from control of the clerks and makes them officers of the court Mr. Cook requalified. Pioneer.—Early Chappel, 20 years old, was drowned in Bayou Macon near here when he was seized by cramps while in swimming recently. Two friends went to his rescue but failed to save him. Lake Charles, La.—The board of directors of the Chamber of Com merce at a meeting, endorsed the 5 1-2 mills tax to be voted on in the near future. The tax is for a more ade quate water supply for the city and is endorsed by the Kiwanis Club. Baton Rouge, La.—The Ku Klux Klan will become an issue in Louisi ana politics in the campaign for gov ernor, state officers and according to the prediction of visitors from the oountry parishes here during the pa»t week. to of it a of G. tion ber ! Orleans in anticipation of a "graad AMERICAN LEGION MEETING. New Orleans, La.—Unanimous ap proval of plans of the New Orleans American Legion convention commit tee was voiced by Russell George Crevinston, assistnat national ad jutant; Edw'ard H. Prell, director of administration, and A. C. Lindberg, secretary of the national athletic com mittee, who arrived in New Orleans recently for a conference wftfi General Chairman T. Semmes Walm sley and perfect the general adminis tration work of natioal headquarters at the convention. The legion officials made an in spection of the Girod street dock board shed where the convention meetings are scheduled to be held and made arrangements for taking over the mezzanine floor of the Grüne wald Hotel for the staff of national legion headquarters. The various bureaus and committee of national headquarters will be located there, it w'as announced. The officials in expressing their delight over the progress made by the New Orleans legionaires said that the convention plans here are further along than were plans in Kansas City this time last year. They said at least 100,000 men are expected here in October and that legionaires all over tho country are looking to New good time." New Orleans, La.—The United States civil service commission an nounced a number of examinations for government positions. Applicants w'ere not secured in sufficinet num ber at a recent examination for jun ior engineer, junior physicist and jun ior technologist of the bureau of stand ards and the examination will be held again August 23. New Orleans, La.—Work on the construction of the Now Orleans branch plant of the Ford Motor Com pany has been started by John Riess and H. N. Moody, conti actors, who have put 150 men to work preparing the foundations. Excavations have been made and concrete for the foundations is being poured. Estherwood. La.—The corn crop of Acadia parish is the best in fifteen years and most of it mature. | j Shreveport, La.—A. G. Surtis. senior : vice-president of the Southwestern j Gas and Electric Company, has an- j nounced that the Bethany Oil and Gas ! Company, an affiliated concern, plans an extensive addition to its gas supply for the city of Shrevpeort. from Pa - ola county, Texas wells. This addi ^ tional supply, he stated, will necessi täte a farther expenditure covering | wells, trunk lines and connecting lat erals aggregating approximately $250. 000 . Monroe, La.—Mayor Arnold Bern stein has received a request from the j Louisiana highway commission that j the toll at the Ouachita river bridge between Monroe and \\ est Monroe be suspended, Mayor Bernstein said Mon : roe has for some time considered the ac * isability of abolishing the ton. but ' ^at no actitm has been taken because . , .. . ... , parish police jury, at its regular meet , . . .. 0 the state highway commission has not yet made it clear when it proposes to replace the present structure, which is maintained bjr the city. Lake Charles, La.—The Calcasieu ing. gave permission to the Southern Pacific railroad to install a bell warn ing signal at the crossing of the Old Spanish Trail and the S. P. railroad at West Lake, and this permission was given to all railroads to do like wise at any crossing In the parish where it waj thought necessary for the signal. Baton Rouge, La.—By a unanimous vote the board of administrators of the Louisiana state university and greater agricultural college has selected Theodore C. Link of St. Louis as the architect to supervise the construc tion of the new buildings to be erected on the university site south of Baton Rouge. Opelousas. La.—The good roads committee of Opelousas trade exten sion bureau will take up the matter ol building Route 7 of the state high way from Bogalusa through Coving ton, Hammond, Denham Springs, Ba ton Rouge, Opelousas, Eunice, Basile, Elton, Kinder, Reeves on to DeQuin cy. New Iberia.—The ball was started to rolling for the 1922 Iberia .parish fair, when about a do-en local farm ers and business men here formed a permanent organization. New Orleans.—Dr. Charles Cassedy Bass, whose research work in malaria control won him distinction, an alum nus and for more than ten years.an instructor at Tulane, has betn elected dean of the Tulane school of medi cine, it is announced. fi'onaldsonvllle.— The management of the South Louisiana Fair Associa tion of Donaldsonville announces that it has completed the program for its tenth annual show and exposition Oc tober 7 to 15. Nearly $10,000 are of fered in cash premiums. Slidell, La.,—A movement started several weeks ago by the Slidell Sun, a local newspaper, to establish a creamery and cheese factory in Slidell was given Impetus at a mass meeting of the citizens of the town when O. G. Price, parish demonstration agent, addressed the meeting in favor of the project. Monroe.—Four warehouses of the United Oil and Gas Products Corpora tion of Monroe, in addition to a num ber of other buildings and outhouses were de-lreyed at Cwarti 'ey a r.ei'ia. of is in of to ing ap ad of in it by at all MANY DIE IN TRAIN WRECK MISSOURI PACIFIC FAST TRAIN CRASHES INTO REAR OF LO CAL TRAIN NEAR ST. LOUIS 36 KILLED 125 INJURED Many Boy Scouts Killed And Injured But The Unhurt Among Them Do Heroic Work In Rescue. an of St. Louis, Mo.—More than 36 per sons were killed and about 125 injur | ed when fast train No. 4 of the Mis j souri Pacific, en route from Fort Worth, Texas, crashed into the rear of a local passenger train known as No. 32 at Sulphur Springs, 26 mile* south of here. Train 32 was en rout:* from Hoxie, Ark., to St. Louis, and had stopped at Sulphur Springs to take on water. Four rear coaches of the local were telescoped by the fast train and w'ent crashing down into a ravine about 30 feet below the tracks, a tangled mass of steel and wood from which came the cries of the injured and the dying. A troop of Boy Scouts who were re turning from their summer camp at Ironton, Mo., was on one of the coaches and those who escaped did heroic res cue work. Only a few witnesses saw the crash. These witnesses declared Engineer Glenn attempted to save his life by jumping when he saw the accident was unavoidable. The fireman, Ed Tins ley, however, remained at his post. He was badly Injured. Horror and gloom hovered over the little village of Sulphur Springs. Min gled with the prayers of the dying, spoken in outbursts of delirious fever, came the comforting and consoling words of the villagers. Heartbreaking incidents were told to an Associated Press correspondent by those who reached the scene of the disaster. : Mumbling the Lord's Prayer in her j delirium, one little girl was seen to j expire before she could end her plea ! to God. Not far from the dying girl - lay the father of the four Degonia children, alongside him his four be loved ones. Three relief trains were dispatched to the scene of the disaster, one from | Poplar Bluff, another from DeSoto and a third from this city. Physicians from all towns along the route were picked up as the trains neared the scene. Dr. W. W. Hull of Sulphur Springs was the only physician available un til medical assistance had been brought. ! Late But Deserved Recognition. San Francisco. Cal.—Lieut. Col. An drew S. Rowan, retired, the man who carried the famous "message to Gar cia" in 1898, during the Spanish-Am erican war, will receive a belated rec ognition for bravery, if Senator Sam uel F. Shortridge of California can bring it about. His success now seems assured. Railroad President Dies. St. Louis.—James M. Herbert, pres ident of the St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) railroad, died in his au tomobile in which he was returning from the local American League base ball game. His death was due to apo plexy. Car Strike Costly. Chicago.—Chicago's traction strike, which lasted a week, is estimated to have cost the city $16,000.000. or at the rate of slightly more than $3,000, 000 a day. The heaviest loss fell upon merchants, not only downtown, but in the outlying suburbs. Want Ford To Do It. Washington.—A minority report from the Agriculture Committee urg ing acceptance of Henry Ford's offer for the war-built government nitrate plant and its water power projects at Muscle Shoals, Ala., was submitted to the Senate by Senator Ladd, Re publican of >lorth Dakota, in behalf of himself and Republican and Demo cratic colleagues on the committee who favor that course. The report was presented without comment Mark Almost Worthless. London.—Rur.ors of Fre*'h action against Germany, following expiration of M. Poincare's ultimatum crashed the r.tock market after the closing of the exchange. Quotations on marks sos.red to 4,500 to 1-lb. sterling, which was offered in some cases. Irish Rebels Continue To Lose. Limerick.—National army troops occupied Kilmailock, an important re publican stronghold, aftor having at tacked Adare, 10 miles from here, it is officially announced. Wind Kills 5,000. Hong Kong.—It is estimated that 5,000 people lost their lives in the se verest typhoon that has visitetf here in years. Unions Are Catching. 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