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lntimate Friends Declare That He
is as Young as a Man of 30.
Wedding Next June.
eewspaper rnlna News Sksrefr
.. ~gton.-"The president and
Wilson announce the engage
of their youngest daughter,
Randolph, to Hon. William
McA doo."
) sanonucement was issued at
s.White House by Secretary Tumul
* gar a day of speculation in capi
Sfledal and society circles over
btigmpects for another White House
-~ in June.
er weeks there have been rumors
1st tbs president's daughter and the
mehry of the treasury would be
aris soon, and in the past day
r tWe there has been no denial that
i saonancement could be expected.
ilhdste of the wedding is not known,
t it is generally believed it will be
SThere has been extrordinary interest
b La engagement among officials and
Muds of both Misa Wilson and the
hiat officer made during the
g they have been in the capital.
lb youngest of the family, Miss
Iwor Is said to be her father's fa
gil and there is a strong personal
hWip between the president and
"bila who is to wed his daughter.
igports that Secretary McAdoo
mgeM retire from the cabinet' after
marriage and perhaps become am
idor to France were set at rest
White House officials, who empha
f said that he is expected to re
at the head of the Treasury De
::l Wilson will be the fourteenth
House bride, and the second of
t Wilson's daughters to wed
as nation's executive mansion. Her
Mirs Jessie Woodrow Wilson.
Mrs. Francils Bowes Sayre in
ist Room on November 25 last.
l~,lington society has not alto
been unprepared for the news
engagement, for the couple have
seen together at many dances
social functions.
. eretary MeAdoo is 50 years old,
has six children, two of them are
Miss Wilson is 24. Intimate
of the secretary says he is "as
as aman of 30." He is fond
 anis, outdoor sports, and played
le.often on the White House con ti
t Miss Wilson last spring and fall.
Wilson is athletic, a good horse
and delights in outdoor lif.
mh Authorities Have a Strenu
"' Time Enforcing the Law.
S Newq.per UnIlo r aw. SHr.e.
S !hifs, Tenn.-Pred Heidel, sa
on Poplar avenue, near Main
was arrested on a warrant charg
of the four-mile law. The
-_'snt was sworn out after a witness
the grand Jury stated he bought
,:ýMha there.
lel was released on bond. In.
it of all saloon keepers who
operated In the last aix months
e next move expected. It is rsaid
Sadministration candidates for
offices are preparing to corral
YMen. vote on the plea that the
`'d the police are not assisting
the saloons. It is said anti
lon politicians are back of
ement for the wholesale indict
in order to demonstrate that
held the big stick.
sls no saloon indletments were
by the grand Jury many wit
waere examined.
., witness may face a perjury
later. He swore he could not
the difference between straight
and ginger ale mixed with
, when questioned as to pur
he had made in soft drink
iont About $50,000,000 Gift.
;ete, Fla.-"There is nothing
,no ething to report." This was
delaratioe here of H. D. Sims. pri
Secretary of John D. Rockefeller,
informed of reports in Clevre
0., that Mr, Rockefeller planned
not less than $50,000.000 in a
Sfund. the income to be used
ae-ting Cleveland. Mr. Rocke
who is staying at a hotel here,
sad maintains his usual secre
about his benefactions.
Jlrey Lost is Found Abroad.
York.-About $65,000 of the
in jewelry stolen from Mrs.
RL Hanan at Narragansett Pier
J-ly has been found in Paris and
Detectives now fix the
on a band of international
Includling a woman, whose
e enabled her to mingle ln
i ud locate eollections of Jey
ST4 same band probably had a
.6 th $75,000 robery of t ra
r Rumus, (Miss Marl 3ab
Maugort mi other tlr~
James R. Garfield, secretary of the
laterior under President Roosevelt,
has announced his candidacy for the
Progressive nomination for aovernor
of Ohio.
Western Newipaper Union News S;.ervle.
Chihuahua, Mex.-A general forward
movement of both armies at Torreon
was begun by the Federals and Con
stitutionalists last Saturday night and
early Sunday, with resulting skir
mishes among the outposts, in which
the rebels were put to flight, but a
rebel victory was claimed in a later
General Francisco Villa is said to
have issued orders which it is believed
here mean that the long-deferred ad
vance on Torreon has been started.
General Villa's action was hastened
by the picking up here of a wireless
message from President Huerta in
Mexico City to General Rufugio Velas
co, commanding at Torreon. As caught
by Villa's wireless station, the mes
sage was an order to Velasco to take
the offensive without delay. Within
a few hours dispatches from the ex
treme front reported a Federal move
ment westward from Mapimi through
Canyon l.e Cadena, which, owing to
Its proximity to the Federal outposts,
had not been strongly garrisoned by
the Constitutionalists. The small rebel
force retreated.
Gener-l Tomas Url,nia, with 2.000
men at Palavo, nine Spanish leagues
to the north, immediately was ordered
to advance, and General Villa issued a
general order for the advance of all
the catalry at Esealon, Conejos, Per
onal and other points alone his battle
front, to the immediate northward of
'1 orreon.
A special train was sent to Juarez to
bring General Felipe Angeles, secre
tary of war in General Carranza's cabt
net, to Chihuahua to command the ar
tillery with Colonel Servln, second in
A later report from the front said
General Augirre Benavides had pro
ceeded southward from Conejos, in oe
sponse to General Villa's order to ad
vance, and, encountering a large body
of Federals south of Peronal, drove
them into Bermijillo. Losses were not
General Villa is impatient for the
arrival of General Angeles in order
that he may get away for the scene of
battle. He has suspended all regular
trains, as all rolling stock will be
used for troop movement.
Volcanoes in Eruption and Several Vil
lages Are Destroyed.
Western Newspap.r I'nltn N.-Sw 5.rvie
Toklo.-A serious earthquake occur
red Sunday in the prefecture of Akita,
Island of Hondo. A number of per
sons in the city Akita were killed and
many houses destroyed or damaged.
In the village of Kowakubi, which was
ruined, there were many casualtles.
The disturbances badly damaged ral
road and telegraph lines.
The volcano Asama-Yama, 90 miles
northwest of Tokio, is in eruption.
Sixty bodies were found in the ba
sin of the Omono river, where 320
houses were destroyed.
The village of Kitamano was burn
As the result of the earthquake, a
copper mine at Tsunddato collapsed
and the fate of the 300 miners is un
Simultaneous with the earthquake,
came terrific explosions and the burst
ing of flames from the volcano Asa
ma-Yama, terrifying the inhabitants of
that district
Texas Rangers on the Border.
Austin, Tex.-The entire torce of
Texas Rangers, totaling at present 15
rrounted men, was assigned to duty
Od the 800 miles of Texas-Mexican
border with the srrmal of two Rangers
at J~aymondmvlle, Texuas, in response
to an appeal from 35 persons there fr
protection against cattle thieves anE
"~illers." Gov. Colquitt made public a
lengthy Itst of Texas border rom.bles
on whieh his recent appeals *or mare
power to prtect the lanteresti of the
oa.dar, hae bee omi.
Western Newprper Untio Nrwlg 5,rvte..
Shreveport.-The right of Gov. Hall
to summarily remove State itank Ex
aminer W. L. Young will be tested in
the courts. M.r. Young, whose resigna
tion was demanded by the governor
on the ground that his work has not
been satisfactory, declines to resign,
declaring that the charges of the gov
ernor are so vague that he cannot
rerply to them intelligently, aid fur
ther. that as his office is a coinstitu
tioi:al one, he can be removed only
upon the two-thirds vote of the Gen
eral Assembly. In this view Speaker
L. E. Thomas and others concur.
Accompanying the order of re
moval, a statement was made in the
executive department, partly as fol
"Mr. Young was appointed during a
former adminiseration, and was re
tained in ofTice, notwithstanding there
may have been strong political reasons
why he should be replaced. The em
ployees in the department were not
disturbed. The governor was not dis
posed to make changes unless the good
of the 'service seemed to him to re
quire. He had not sufficient informa
tion at the time to justify the conclu
sion that the work of the department
was not satisfactory. Hlowever, AMr.
Young then expressed, and has since
reiterated, his willingness and pur
pose to retire whenever the governor
should deem it desirable.
"For some months complaints of the
conduct of the department lhd be
come so persistent as to render the
situation embarrassing. Soon after
the defalcation in the receivership of
the Teutonia Bank and Trust Com
pany became public the governor had
one of more conferences with Mr.
"While the governor made no
charges against him, he detailed to
him some of the complaints against
him. It was difficult for the governor
to get definite and specific informa
tion as to the grounds for complaint.
Without reciting details, it may be
said that Mr. Young denied that there
was any just or reasonable foundation
for such complaints."
On March 6 Gov. Hall receifhed
from Mr. Young a letter in response to
his demand for the examiner's resig
nation. He reviewed the case at
length, said the charges of the gov
ernor were so vague that he could not
reply Intelligently to them: that he
would not hesitate to reorganize his
department if it could be shown where
any member had been guilty of mis
conduct and then concluded:
"You are reminded that mine is a
constitutional office, like your own.
and the law provides a methon for
determining culpability or Innocence
of such officers when accused of negli
gence or violating a trust reposed in
"I respectfully question your right
to call for my resignation, and it is
not my intention to transmit same to
you. If there is anything in my of
ficial conduct which merits inquiry
and action by those clothed with au
thority in law to consider and pass
upon the matter, I will cheerfully sub
mit to their investigation, judgment
and decision; but I will not submit to
the request of your excellency for my
resignation, and by so doing acknowl
edge myself guilty of faults which are
not mine and of offenses which I did
not commit."
Few Years Ago Clerk in a Store Now
Collector of Internal Revenue.
New Orleans.-A poor boy, who
clerked in a store, taught school, work
ed his way through the Ilouisiana
State University by serving as a wait
er in the mese hall, and then became
private secretary of Congressman Jo
seph E. Ransdell, studied law at odd
times while in Washington and came
back to Louisiana in 1911 to manage
the campaign of Mr. Ransdell is the
brief and strenuous career of John S.
Y. Fauntleroy, aged 28 years, who tas
been nominated by President Wood
row Wilson for the post of collector
of internal revenue for the district of
Louisiana, at a salary of $4.500 per
He is now secretary of the Senate
committee on public health and quar
antine, of which Senator Ransdell is
chairman. He will come to New Or
leans at once to asasume his new
Mr. Fountleroy was one of the 'two
boys" who managed the senatorial
campaign of Ransdell so sucessfully
in their battle against Murphy J. Foe
ter in the recent state primary.
Cotton Labor Goes North.
Napoleonville.-'rhe weather has
been unfavorable the past week. Work
has stopped on the plantations. The-e
are several cotton farmers from north
Louisiana here getting all the labor
they can induce to go up on their
farms to cultivate more cotton. The
pust week fully forty famillts have
left this neighborhood.
Bogalusa.-The Price sawmll act
Plasbr was destroyed by firs, ss
wer so,000.
New Orleans.-A. model fire-fighting
system manned by the inmates is on*
of the fe aturtes of a plan of general
inmprovenmeilt at the Iloui:iana leper
home, a fw mihe s north of New Or
leans. Itesides the fire apparatus, the
hoard of Governors has decid.td, if
the legislature will appropiriate the
money, to install a plant to furnish
light and pow r in the colony and op
erate a refrigeration systilal. '1Th
hoard also exper's to e-stablish a sys
ttmn of s-vwe rage dlis!nf eltion to elimi
nate u hat chance thehre now is of
spreading the disease in the neighbor
The Louisiana colony, which has
heretofore attracted the attention of
scientists, is two miles from C'arville,
La.. and now is populated by N7 suf
ferers. The Bloard of Governors esti
mate that only al:out one-third of the
lepers of Louisiana are afforded treat
ment at the colony.
Work among the lepers is not much
more dangerous than caring for a like
number of tuberculosis sufferers, say
physicians who are administerting to
these at the Louisiana home.
Operations of Yeggmen Cause Great
Excitement at Robeline.
WPtsrn Newwspaplr I-nlo New. Srr me
Robeline, La.-The operations of
yeggmen here have created consider
able excitement. In one case the mer
secured a small amount of booty but
in the other they were unsuccessful in
getting into the vault they attacked
and because of that failure $5,000 was
The first of the burglaries occurred
about 1:45 o'clock Wednesday morn
ing. The yeggmen entered the post
office, easily dynamiting the safe and
got away with all the available
stamps and about forty dollars in
After their success at the postoffice
the robbers forced one of the bank
windows of the Bank of Robeline
and made an effo.'t to dynamite the
safe of that institution. But in this
they failed. The explosive used prac.
tically wrecked the office furniture
and badly damaged the vault, but only
the front door of the safe was blown
off. The mor'y box was Intact when
found. It contained about five thous
and dollars.
Immediately after the last explosion,
three men were seen to emerge from
the rear of the bank, coming out of
the same window they had entered.
They went some little distance and
then disappeared. 'This circumstance
led to the arrest on suspicion of three
men who have been operating a pi-ture
show not far from the bank. Three
other parties were also taken on sus
picion later in the day.
Man Named Jordan, Acting as Peace.
maker is Fatally Wounded.
Winnfield.-Albert Sholers was kill
ed, a man named Jordan was fatally
wounded and another named McCullen
was shot through the shoulder in an
affray here. Jordan was acting as a
MlcCullen is said to have been shot
by Sholers, who in turn was killed by
a man named Hudgens, a friend of
McCullen. The trouble originiated, it
is said, when MlcCullen and Hudgens
were found in company with Sholers'
wife. Sholers, armed with a shotgun.
took his wife home and was followed
by McCullen and Hudgens, the shoot
ing taking place at Sholers' home.
Sholers was a son of former Police
Judge J. R. Sholers.
Hibernia of Louisiana Merged Into
the Home of New York.
New Orleans.-Sale of the llibernla
Insurance Company of Lolisiana to
the Home Insurance Company of New
York was c'ompleted here. The Home
company takes over between $9..00,000
and $10.000o,000nn of life insurance In
Loouisana. The Hibernia was one of
the oldest local Insurance companies,
being organized in 1R71. and it has a
capital of $200,000 and surplus of $24.
000n. The book value of the stock was
rated at $28l a share.
Baptists Men Will Meet.
Alexandria.-There will be held In
Alexandria April 7-9 the first session
of the Louisiana Men's Baptists Con
vention. It is especially urged that
every Baptist man who possibly can
attend this meeting do so.
New Orleanian Buys Tract.
Napoleonville.-The Star plantation,
belonging to the A. Klotz Manufactur
Ing Company, of Klotzvllle, La., was
sold by Sheriff Aucion to Sam Zimu.
rain, of New Orleans.
Would Repeat Carnival Parade.
Thibodauz.-A movement is on foot
to present this year's Mardl Gras p
grant again the day previous to the
firemen's parade thb year, as the
weather prevented many from seeing
th pageant.
Troops Stationed at Fort Logan H.
Roots, Little Rock, Among Those
Ordered Out.
We.t.rn ,Newpaptr raton New. Q.evIre.
Washington.- Two additional regi
ments of regulars, the Ninth and the
Seventeenth, have been ordered to the
lMexican border, to strengthen the pa
trol at lAredo and Eagle Pass. This
was done at the request of Senator
Shepard and Rlepresenltative Garner.
The latter told the president there
is a good deal of cash in border banks.
and that Americans want to be pro.
tected against any sudden raid. Mr.
Garner said much stock has disap
peared recently, and residents believe
.lexicans responsible.
These orders will result in the as
sembly in Texas of nearly 18,000
troops, more by 3,000 than the entire
force of the regular army that General
Shafter led into Cuba. Nearly 11,000
soldiers are in camp at Texas City
under command of Brigadier General
Funston of Philippine fame. The oth
ers are scattered along the border
from Brownsville, Tex., to Nogales.
Ariz., under command of Brigadier
General Taskar H. Bliss, the largest
garrison being maintained at El Paso,
Nogales, Douglas, Laredo. Eagle Pass
and Brownsville, where railroads en
ter Mexico.
Of the regiments orderd out the
Ninth, two battallions of which are at
Fort Thomas, Ky., and one at Fort
Logan H. Roots, Little Rock, Ark..
is commanded by Colonel Charles J.
Crane. The Seventh, commanded by
Colonel John T. VanOrsdale, is sta
tioned at Fort McPherson, Atlanta,
Ga. Colonel Van Orsdale will be de
prived of the privilege of accompany
ing his regiment to the border, as he
was placed on the retired list Thurs
day on account of age. As Uleu
tenant Colonel Henry B. Stover of the
Seventeenth is on duty at the War
College, the command of the regiment
temporarily at least will fall to the
senior major George W. Martin.
General Diaz and his friends are not
yet prepared to announce their plans.
One of the party was Pedro del Vilar,
who before the Senate Foreign Rela
tions Committee asked support for
Diaz's counter-revolutionary move.
ment. The Mexicans said their idea
is a campaign of Information about
Mexico, and to acquaint Washington
with the personality of General Diaz
so his part in subsequent events in
Mexico may be judged from a study
at close range.
They seek the elimination of Gen
eral Huerta and are not allied with the
Constitutionalists. Members of the
party said Senator Root conferred with
General Diaz in Washington last week,
and that Diaz came to Washington at
the invitation of Senator Fall.
That a clear and probably satisfac
tory understanding will be reached be
tween the State Department and (en
G eral Venustiono Carranza. Is the helef
of Constitutionalist advisers, after the
consideration of representations by
Secretary Bryan made through Freder
t Ick Simplch, American consul at No
t Alaskan Railway Bill Signed.
Washlngton.-The pen with which
Speaker Chamn Clark signed the Alas
ka railroad bill was made of Alaska
I gold, and was held In an ivory nen
holder made from the tusk of a mas
todon that roamed Alaska more than
50.000 years ago. Vice President Mar.
shall used same pen and holder to
sign the bill Wednesday. The pen
bolder was carved in the form of an
Alaskan totem pole by an Alaskan In
To Abolish Tobacco Coupons.
W'ashington.- Representative Un
Sderwood's proposal to impose a ore
hibitivo tax on premium coupons given
Saway with tobacco and cigarettes was
the subject of a h~aring to tobacco
Smen from all over the country before
Sthe house Ways and Means Commit.
tee. The independents urged the lig
Sislation on the ground that the con
pens are destroying their business
I without benfitting the consumer. Cor.
poration representatives said that the
coupons stimulate business.
Peklng.--Brigands sacked and burn
ed the city of lao Ho Kow, killed Dr.
T. Froyland, a Norweigan missionary,
and wounded several other foreigners
including the Rev. O. M. Sama, a na
tive of Norway.
Lawyers Barred From Prison Camp.
Fort Bliss, Tex.-lawyers working
to obtain the release, through habeas
corpus, of the 5,000 Mexican prisoners
held here, were denied admittance to
the prison camp by General Scott.
"To throw 5,000 Indigent Mexicans
on the city of El Paso would be a se
rious thln," declared the general
"However, if the move succeeds and
Sthe prisoners are released, Ill throw
in several miles of barbed wide with
the lot" The wire surrounds tMe
71 c
Western Newspaper Uniln News etrvle.
Hartford. Conn.-William C. Red
field, secretary of commerce, address
ing the State Business .\len's Associa
tion of Connecticut here asked with
a smile what had become of the threat
ened flooding of American markets
with foreign-made goods, attracted by
the new tariff schedules.
"All men are witnesses that the
flooding of our markets with the prod
ucts of the so-called pauper labor of
Europe has not occurred," he said.
"Nay, the total imports for the entire
period since the tariff came into ef
fect actually are less than for a like
period a year ago. What has become
of the millions upon millions in value
of goods waiting to be unloaded upon
us whereby the power to purchase
more cheaply was to bring disaster
and distress upon American indus
"Instead, as editors and speakers
look over the cold, hard facts of our
foreign trade, their remarks about the
flooding of our markets must come to
their thoughts as those things one
would rather not have said.
"Meanwhile the current has run
strongly the other way, and particu
larly is this true in the shape of fully
finished materials. Our foreign trade
in this country continues to grow, be
side the normal fluctuations from
month to month in the total export
business. Those, if there were any,
who felt that the flooding had come
when December Imports rose to the
largest ever known, namely, $184,500.
000, must have experienced a rude
shock when Imports for January fell
off more than 0)(1.o00.00. so as even
to be less by almost $9,000.000 than in
January, 1913. We expect a growth
in the imports of manufactures under
the new tariff that competitive condi
tions may exicts to the general good.
"We expect that as the great or a
larger growth will take place in the
exportations of manufactures that
business may run more steadily in
our American shops and that the gold
of the nations may he brought in in
creasing quantities into the pockets of
our people."
That Is Plan Advocated by Chicago
Wstern Ne'wspapper t'nlnn News .erv0l,*
Chicago.-ilonger school days with
sessions throughout the summer
months are urged In an article in the
current number of the School Review
issued at the U'niversity of Chicago.
Moral and scholastic delinquency
would be prevented and economic
waste In school management world
be eliminated under such a plan, ac
cording to the article.
"City children are becoming more
and more helpless as the result of the
idleness imposed upon them by city
life," says the article. "The boys. at
least, are exposed through their long
evenings and holidays to the various
influences of the street."
The articles urges the employment
of vocational teachers the year round.
Villa Revokes Confiscation.
El Paso, Tex.-General Villa revok
ed the order of confikntion against
the ranch of Gt refral W. It. Snyman, a
British subject, in the state of Chl
Fourth Class Postmagterships.
Washington.- Persons a he have tak
en the fourth-clais postmastership ex
aminatjons in Arkansas are beromir~
impatient because they have not lea,:,
ed the results. Announcement ls
made here that the examination p:
pers will not be graded .'lI th. e,.
aminaticns now being held 3 Arlk nsa:
are completed, and that will thet
require about a month ovtro'e the r,
sults of the examlnations are an
ouneed. There are several hundred
lelbs that are than boles held up.
Pans Suggested That May Result
Ca:lIng Out the State Troops
to Disperse Them.
. rh ~ .I al. hlh the Sac
Illlt it::!.! , t it t . ulht) authorities ~i
t;tu.  ot r Ihl ;pIo- It son of the "'ar4
of iti 1;t". I;:; it(,. .d," theil members i
the ;:rn1 Iba.k;t dI itn the munshih'
ri:s h e ,l f r o n t t hl e Y ' o I . \ ve a n d e n j o ye .
ian Ibunllldllln'c' (f food suLpplied
lii" ll or nion ti ofI Siacrat nltno.
'1'The S;~'rln.lltlo ('itizrtns" t'ommitl
wlthdrw its offil, r to furnish transp1
ta'ion for ., nilt. s to members
the alnrm a"id the S.raminento distr.,
attorney vretoedl an\ ove toward
sistina in the affa.rs of ;another col,
ty. T'lhet'4 actions left Yolo couq
without lmuney or meni to enforce
Iultiatumn that the unemployed ml
be movedt Infore nith:fall.
Sheriff Monroe of Yolo inlurced le i
ers of the army to consrent to mcl
eastatard in units of 0I) or less betwfg.
now and Monday if Sacramento w
give safe conduct "hrough its te
tory. Sacranmento conseented provic
Placer and Nevada t.ounties to
cast would agree. Word was reoei
however, tlhat the sherifts of th
two counties are arming deputlies
that (Governor Oddie of Nevada is
paring to prevent the army lear
railroad cars within the state.
Another sugEestion considered
Y that owners of land on which the ar
is encamped demand its ev~ction
e the Yolo sheriff, who would call
Governor Johnson for troops.
army apparently enjoyed the situ
Sacramento officials take the
e tude that if Yolo wishes to get ri
the army that is Yolo's affair,
e Yolo leaders declared that if
e mento is satisfied they are, as
e costing Sacramento $2,000 a dayt
n guard the bridge to the eastward.
e Train Robber and Engineer Killed
r Three Others Wounded. '
Ow .trtrn News".pper F(t' a News Servlce.
e Peoria, Ill.-Two men were kli
and two deputy sheriffs and a wor
wounded as the result of an attemi
hold-up of a Chicago and Northwes
freight train at Manlius. I11., 45
north of here. Arthur Fisher of Pe
Ill., engineer of the train, was shot d
by one of the bandits, and an unid
fled robber was slain in a battle
a sheriff's posse.
e The wounded deputies are
ePyers. son of Sheriff Byers of
e ton, and Bert Skroglund, also of Pri,
e ton. Mrs. Wright, wife of the s
II agent at Langley. Ill., was struck
a stray bullet, but is not believed t
seriously wounded.
h Trainmen say they found four j
r unloading merchandise from one otft
e. cars when the train stopped at MEI
us. One opened fire on the condue r,
while the other three boarded the
e glne and ordered Engineer Fish
it proceed with tile train. Whilehe
Strying to explain there would be
d ger of a collision, one of the I
. killed him.
f The four then fled.
Sheriff ilsers and his two d 1
started In pursuit, locating the b
Sin a bunk car near langley. The I
oplened fire on the officers, woun
both dernties. They then fled
o field, where they were surround
tihe sheriff and a posse of farmers.
In an exchange of shots, one of
rohbbers fel., shot through the
r Two then surrendered, but the
e escaped to ('hilicothe, Ill., wh
later was arrested.
d English Literary Critic Has j
Praise for the Panama Message '
SW,.tern, "G wVrpapr I'nhan News lrw. .
e .onlon --lPride:lt Wilson's
y sage on the Panama canal.,emqi 
Spurely from a ,terary standpobit
g regard' v Alfred G. Gardiner, e
s of th, I ;iil: News, as "a claUle4
whicl all t·:ii h-speaking people
t be rr,,,t r. r ardiner in an addyb
, to thle American Luncheon Club, t
"The cre:,',st evil of Europe tM-
. is secrer t diplomacy. W,'hen the hist - '
It of the time comes to be written It
a be said that the greatest gift Amer
. made ti the world was that r .
and candid diplomacy." ii
Mi;llionaire to Prison for Fraud
k , N , v York.-John J. Meyers .
Arclt e i,. Wittner were found guIlt: y
Sth. federal court of using the m. n
tU dlefraud by tle sale of mining sti
is hrough A. I,. W\\'isner & Co. Wi:
I as sentenced to serve six years 13
federal I nit4qtiary at Atlanta My
Sa reputed mil!ionaire, waru sentsr'
I to a similar term and he was alaso ft.
. $1.000. Investors, ..s alleged
n- more than $1,00.. 00) through the . "
M mUJons of the defendants wh'o a0e
the eountr with all-rla j

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