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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1907
NEW LIGHT THROWN
UPON OLD WORKS
Father Vaughan who appeared
on the Y. .M. C. A. lecture plat.
r form at Epworth church- last ev.
d( cnlng, succeeded in giving hl3
j hearers a better and clearer con-
Y ccptlon qf Shakespeare and his
j plajs. Ills portrayal of Shakespoaro
and his motives was out of the
ordinary and 'ono which should
r?'" a'ppeai to ' every lover of the
When the subject, " Sermons
from Shakeapears", was announc
ed, the first Impression was that
It would be rather a. difficult mat
ter to find a sermon, in the
' common acceptation of the word,
In his wi Kings, but a study in the
light of the Investigation of Path,
er Vaughan, makes it Indeed an
.. easy matter. .
c Father Vaughan proved himself
, a thorough student of tho works(
,-, of. tho Hard of Avon one who
has delved Into tho writings of the
immortal Miakcspcare and has
found there now beauties and
new lessons. As a lecturer, he is
all that could be desired and as
-an impersonator of characters as
portrayed In some of Shakespeare's
masterpieces, he displays talent
which would do credit to a Booth
or a Kee'ne."
Those who listened to Fathor
Vaughan 's lecturo last evening can
now take down their volumes of
Shakespeare and study thorn with'
During tho very recent visit of
Secretary Taft In St. Petersburg,
expressions of frlnedllnens upon
the part of tho Russians for Amer
icans. Secretary Taft gavo tho
L Russians assuranco of a kindred
K ., feeling upon tho part of Ameri
cans toward tho Russians but
f-" the ' court martial of General
'Jf Stoessol threatens to seriously
strain those relations. Americans
aro lovers of Justice and any
move which savors of unfairness
stirs tho blood. During the sloge
' of Port Arthur In tho Russo-Tapan.
r eso war, wonder was expressed
that (icneral Stoessel could hold
t-u out so long and expressions of
commendation woro almost unl.
;1 , versal and now that he is placed
eti- on trial for his life .on a charge
of treason, tho sympathy of a
wi nP0,,ty loving and hero worshlp-
. ing people is with him.
.tii Tlio conviction of General Stoes-
sol will servo to materially black
en Russia's name with Americans.
In tho opinion of most men, Wal.
ter Wellman has thoroughly diag
nosed the third term bu'slnoss.
If the Taft boom falls, Roosevelt
will accept Jie ''nomination, If ho
cangot it. Th'e question Is If
Roosevelt cannot nominate Taft,
-cqn, ho nomlnato himself?
Another Japaneso has beon nv
j, prejieiyled sketching an American
HOLLIDAY GIFT BOOKS c
'ASi MtlswKKN1iFihr JBiolc"
The Wnkcr Sex" by Olbson, at
,- .Olif'TIwi Ragfly Man" by Riley,
A Hacnelor's Baby"
Wa can allow you Iota ol new
f hlnf In ft and alrigle volumns
'al BaaiHf and standard fiction.
OOKMUIS A3TD STATIOITEX.
$' IWJUaa af Paat Aula. i
fortress. That ought to bo sum
clcnt to start tho war rumor,
even boforo Evans' big fleet Btnrts
for the I'nclflc.
The men, who crowded bnck
women and children on tho ferry
boat In East river, last night,
and appropriated tho lifo preservers
need not expect to receive a Car
neglo hero medal.
"Thero Is some conjecture" says
the Philadelphia Ledger, as to what
expert alienist will do for a
living If people ever milt killing
each other." Well, they might go
to work for a living. Stranger
things than that have happened.
Although many protests havo
been registered against tho now
gold coins, tho chief clerk at tho
Philadelphia mint says coinage has
not been stopped. Thero Ih somo
satisfaction in knowing that they
are still making them. v
Tho Detroit News says Mr.
nift deliberately dropped his
glasses In Seattlo and picked
them up without a grunt. Picture
post cards showing him performing
that stunt would have a big sale.
fchnrp Williams, tho Demo
cratic leader lti congress, is a
pretty good rider, and ho doesn't
mind if the Democratic donkey
does buck a little.
Senator Koraker would not ob
ject so much to making President
Roosevelt king, except for tho sus.
piclon that he himself might bo
In Issuing bonds for currency
n time of poaco, Mr. Roosevelt
uas proved that ho Is not above
liurlolnlng ono article of (irover
Aspirants for tho presidential
jomlnntlon did not ceaso their
ight on Secretary Taft long
jnough to allow the burial of his
ir. ForaKer'a latest llro alarm
iecms to havo awakened all the
itcpubllcanB living In tho vicinity
jf the blaze.
.The John D. Jtockefeller,
tiible 'class ought to get out ' a
revised edition of tho scriptures
that will plcaso "teacher dear."
It is said that the earth will
be as dry as the moon in fifty
thousand years. Hut Georgia will
bo that dry In a few days.
Thu weather is beginning to
make falso prophets out of tho
gentlemen who havo been predct
ing an open winter.
Will Mr. Roosevelt make this n
"personally conducted" session of
Speaker Cannon has resumed
smoking up at tho oil stand.
Alarming State of Affairs
Exhists in Pickens
Columbus, Miss., Dec. n.PIck
ons county, Alabama. Is about to
I havo anothor outbreak among no-
grocs and news from that Jocalitj
palntc an. alarming state of af-
Tho trouble started Sunday af.
tornoon when a constable started
from Gordo, ten miles from cur
rollton, to nrrest a negro charged
with stoallng cotton. After making
thp arrest he was met In tho road
by a mob of fifty negroes led by
Jtho prisoner's brother, who began
Tho prisoner was killed by a
snot rrom his own brother's gun.
nnd tho constable was shot several
times though not seriously hurt..
The mob of negroes loftf- .the
constablo and prisoner for dead
and'Tetreated. Fifteen negroes aro
In Carrollton Jail charged with
complicity In tho affair
PRESIDENT JOHN MITCHELL
BACK AT HIS DESK
Indianapolis', jnd., Doc. n.John
y'ltrhell, president of tho United
Mine workers, was at his desk,
this morning, for tho first time
in several months. While not fully re
overai montns. wniio not fully re-'
ared, Mitchell Is much Improy.
covered, Mitchell Is much Improv.
I'ilU MAUIO DAibY!
1 -i iBiag immmimmsimmwS
JUSTICE BREWER, WHO CRITICISED THP'PRESIDENT.
This is a lucent photograph of .IihIIco David J. Hrowor of the United
States supreme court, who in n speech In (Minegljo hall. New York, said that
President Roosevelt uns pitting n gauie r hide mill neck with the American
imoplcMvRu regard to the third term, lie s.ild he fltoiight (lie oilglnul dinft
of the constitution placing the presidential term at tcvpn .Veai-s mid prohibiting
reelectbii should have been allowed to stand. "
CHAIRMAN BRIIWN TALKS
OF POLITICS IN 01
State4 Committee Will Not bs Called to, Met Before tht
Holidays Convention May be Held in February De
spite tne Efforts of Foraker's Following,,to Secure t
a Postponement. r '3$
Columbus, O., Dec. ll..--Unless at to hold primaries for delegates as
considerable number of tho mom- well as forthV-f;dnilnatloii of can-
bers of tho Republican state cen
tral commltteo as;: him to do so.
Chairman (Walter F. Brown does
not expect to call tho committee
to meetbeforo tho holidays. This
statement was maile by Chairman
Brjjwn nftor a two.hour confer
ence, last night nt tho Columbus
club with Commissioner Vorys,
Attorney General Kills and State
It was said after tho conference
however, thnt most likely tho com
mltteo would bo summoned to
meet In Columbus right after Now
Year's probably Mho first weok. In
Tanunry. That would bo Just In
tlmo to make the logal .'10-day
"all for the stato convention to
bo hold tho first wek in Feb
ruary. Chairman llrown loft Insr night
in a business trip to ChI6aKO nnd
nrosunwbly will not Issue his call
'or the commltteo meeting until
ifter his return to Toledo. Com.
mlssloner Vorys Is to go to Wash.
Ington, Dec. 18, to meet Secretary
Taft upon his return to tho war
department. So It Is thought
ludgo Taft will bo told, of tho
nlnns fpr calling tho Ohio con
vention nnd his approval bo
obtnlned boforo tho call for tho
jtnto commltteo Is issued.
Chairman Drown said somo mom.
hers of tho commltteo desired to
meet at once but nil tho mombors
wero busy now. making prepara
tions for tho holidays and closing
up their year's business, nnd ho
did not wish 'to nsk them to
tnko time at such a busy sea
son to come to rolumbus.
At tho Columbus club conference
the Tnft leader discussed tho
method o holding primaries for
national a'nd stato dologntes. Com.
mlssloner Vorys on his return, from
Washington, reiterated previous
declarations In favor of primaries
'or tho Foloctlqn of delegates nnd
or Senator Forakor hns also car.
rled out his announced Intention
of requesting tho commltteo to
provldo for primaries In its call
for tho stato convention it was
considered Bottled thnt primurlpfl
tho conference "that U Is
Laxative Bromo Quinine
1CMC0 THE WORLD OVBt TO
Altvaya trevember Iho full name.
'"';; - "
lor this signature on every box.
' ilidates for oinco. unuer tno con
trol of tho county boards of elec
tions, provided' j thb county com
mittees so' " reciuest Undoubtedly
tho primaries jnrIlllion6 'held and
no ono lit nWi'rtflvocatlng" (heir
b'oing conducted b'y tho county
committees direct, with all tho
possibilities Ihero ' nro for fraud
under that discarded system.
.Hut tho .details of, a ', primary
plan which ' will Vnsu'ro" a clear
cut expression of , tho party son
tlmont'on Ohio's presidential cholco
without! room for ..jiuichirinUon
nnd chicanery 'ar'ytio?so ' easy
to work 'out. L rail must bo
devised which will bo. nccoptcd byi
tho ss , county committees as uiw
uer 1110 primary iay tnese commit,
tees must mako lormal request
for a prlmnrj' beforJJrtha, boards
or election, can tako charge and
conduct thorn, In tho Beloctlon of
state delegates by prlmary( it is
necessary, If Vorys'dosJro' that a
clear expression of tntf Ohio Ro.
publicans on tho Taft-Foraker prop,
osltlon bo obtained, that It Is
mndo lmiiosslblo for a. minority in
a county to choqsotf U10 delegates
by dividing tho majority.
Phony tickets nro. not unknown'
in unio politics. .In i a county in
which there may be three Taft
Republicans to ono-VFornkor Repub
lican, If thrco seta of Tnft dele
gates wero enterqd-for tho prl.
mnry and ono 'sqtof Foraker
dolegntes, tho latter might ho
elocted by n dl.vTsIon of tho
majority. It Is always possible, too
that candidates vrtor rclelogatPS
might bo entered as for Tnft or
Forakor, whllo In,ifact Uiey woro
not. nnd-so 'the1 sentiment
county bo misrepresented.
"When ll comes to primaries for
tho district delegates to tho
national cojjvo)(o;if rho .congres.
sional district commltteos must hn
consulted. Undor ,tho call mndo
by tho nntlonalcoromlttoq lost
Saturday, tho dltrlpt yijonimlttoes
hayo greater latitude than evor bo
foro. Formerly Jtlbns boen pro
vided that navtlona(l0.dolega.tes from
the" districts must "tie oloctQd& In
(hbittlnia 'mnnnqr'in'whlSu' Aoialros-
'cnch soparato dlstricrThoJliaw
owl fl gniiiii rvx W
l 4 f Ijit M.
f. .! K 'tV
""" mf.;fM3' T
i 'i in i" '.in
I Jail gives the district committees
choosing of delegates by primary
or convention ." but also the op.
tlon of having th'e congressman
nopilnnted onowny and tho dele
gates elected a different way.
iheso questions wero discussed
by tho conferees, but on decision
regarding (ho best way to frame
tho call for the ptdto convention
ind advlco to tho district com-
mltteo was decided upon. Nor
to consult Uh county leader?
uiu cxijunuiiuuu puny men mroi gn-
Congressman Honrj J.' Bannon of
PorUnfouth was 'here and called
iponGovernor Harris Ho 'said ho
'avored a lato convention and
'aw no necessity of holding ono in
Tobrunry. This Is tho position taken
'iy tho Forakor men who all ap.
larently aro pulling for as long
i dolny as possible In bringing tho
TafLTornkor contest to a declslvo
Commissioner Vorys confirmed
ho report that the Taft men .will
havo branch, headquarters In
Wnshlngton, though the plans for
't hnl not 'been matured and no
innouncoment could bo mndo about
As to tho situation In general
Vorys coincided with tho vlow
)f ox.Qovernor Horrick and In
'net, of all the Ohloans who at
tended tho meeting of tho Ro
nibllcnn national committee, that
It Is tho field a caln st Taft. Tluit'
means thnt tho supporters of ov
ary othor canddnto now realizes
hat Taft Is tho man they have
to bent, and that Taft looms so
Inrire tho opposition must combine
igalnst him in order to havo any
hopo or beating him.
Mr. Vorys sad';
"That It r Taft against tho
field is quito apparent to cvory
ono nnd thnt Is tho best evldonco
of his strength. Tho situation Is
satisfactory to tho secretary's
'Tho fight for tho place for tho
"onventlon was betwoqji cltlc?.
Tuft's friends wero Indifferent as
to U10 place, and took no linnd
In tho contest. Somo of his friends
on tho commltteo voted for Kan.
sns City, some for Chicago and
somo for Uonver. ' ,
VI havo repeatedly said that
Taft 's friends desire as early" n
convention In Ohio as nosslblej Of
course there snouid be ,, a pp
miuu.u uo, u iM.
mary election for
il. . ..Aln.ilAn n I
uiu B(iuU Ul
Sought by Chicago, St. Paul,
Atlantic City, Denver, St.-
Louis and Cincinnati.
Chicago, Dec. 11, Thomas Tag
gart, chairman ot tho Democratic
national committee, left hero yester
day for Washington, where the com
mittee will meet on Thursday to de
cide upon tho date and place ot tho
next Democratic national convention.
(Sir. Tnggart was accompanied by
Roger C. Sullivan, of Illinois, Uroy
Woodbon, ot Kentucky, and Martin J.
Wade, of lown, all members of the
oau3 "jairttou.r, -j if 'fltiAcoi ojojojp
out the official list ot cities which
nro after tho convention.
It includes St. Paul. Atlantic City,
Louisville, Chicago, Denver, St. Loula
iMr. Taggart said that Cleveland,
O., hns been mentioned but that he
had not heard from there officially. 1
Speaking ot the requirements, ho
"Geography, railroad facilities, ho
tels and ffananccs w)U bo tho couitJ
hlnntlon to win. I have no healtancy
In saying that exclusive of the money
question, Chicago will get tho con-
ventlon. I havo been assured, how-over,-
that there Is not yet sufflqlent
money In sight to lnsuro tho meeting
for this city."
Try ADMIRAL COFFER
WESTON SAYS H WILL
THRASH DANA P, PATTEN
CJileaBO, Dec.. 1, Edjvard Pay
faon IVeston, thi.nedestrlah who ro
contly completed fho'SWi from Port-
land, Mo., to this city, has star
oast with tho mowed nurnoso
horawvhjpplutfl DJHai:Ko.Pattdtf, jil
(ecnier afivancdjacontivriu itr.iH
man. vril wkIlhliIlii"Br'ldway
and I'm taking alon'ohough money
to pay my fine."
(Weston will lecture In Buffalo Sat
urday night and will be In New, York
next Tuesdny, On that day, accord-lB,10ea
mg 10 nis promise, . thore will bo
things doing alongi(tho greal white
way. '' s
tWeston's grievance nKalnnt P.ittnn
is tho action of" the latter In trying
to tie up nil the mOnov tho, airmi
t0 " "P n" te mOnoy tho. aged
Pedestrian had earned In his long
"hike" across the country. I
i iMiiiiini iii itfmpr
Mrs. Bradley Turns Book
Agent to Secure Money to
VI U LU ULRU. ,1.
'riWnshlngton. Dec, 11. Mrs. Anna
(. Rradley, yyho was acquitted ot
ntdrerlng former Senator llrown
of Utah did not leave hero for
Salt Lako' "today, as she hdd
planned. Instead sho has turned
book agent. Six hundred copies
of tho work of a local author wero
given heo so that she can pay
the fare of hersolf, her mother
nnd children back to Utah In
stead of seeking charity, . Mrs.
Rradloy accepted the. offor ,ahd
expect to earn, tho money neces.
sary, Within a month.
WESTERN UNION PAYS
DIVIDEND IN STOCKS
Now York, Dec. 11. Tho Western
Union telegraph company passed tho
cash dividend, on Its stock, but de
clared a Btoqk dividend, the directors
la!doptljig( a resolution; providing
that out of J2.C30.00O of unissued
erLr In lin . ni on ttf li nin 1 r n ntu
... .n p .n ui,i- M
Lilt LIL-UIL III MLAJIklk. Iltlllli:! H 11.11
amount ot stock equal to ono and
brKWunrter pen cent, of their
Jtoporta for tho quarter ending De
cember 31, pactly estimated shows a
deficiency of fl,dCl,C80.
THE C. D. a M. RY.
The short and direct route between
.Marlon, Delawaro and Columbus.
Passengers dellyorcd in business
part ot tho cities without transfer or
delay. THROUGH TICKHfS one
way or round trip to London, Spring
field, Dayton, Clnclnatl, Hamilton,
Lancaster, Canal Winchester, Grove
port, Clrclovlllo, Chllllcotho, AshvlUe,
Kingston, and intermediate points,
For rellablo Information apply to
A. h. NBRRBA5IER, Genl. Supt.
J B. .7. SCH0ENLAUB, Aent,
HAERY ORCHARD AUAIN
TELLS STORY OF MURDERS
t. t, . n Hnrrv 0r.,
chard, by his own confession twenty
-' -...., -- -. , w.
times a murderer, on tho witness
staritl in thentrlal of-rGcorgo A:
Pottlbono today,for tho'-second tlm.e,'
told his story of his carlval of
blood. It was the same story he
tbld In tho Haywood trial without a
TWO.OF THE KERTUCKY
WIGHT RIDERS ARE DEAD
Ofayflold, Ky., Dec, 11. Two
"night riders" Will Gray nnd' Ed.
Cook, nro dead as the result of
wounds received during the visit of
the ECO night riders to HopklnsvUlo
early Saturday riiornlng.
tAfter receiving tho wounds the
ir.cn woro taken quietly to their
homes by others In tho flight riders'
order, and tho fact that they wero
fatally wounded was kept quiet and
did not come out until their deaths.
MAYOR TOM JOHNSON
STARTS FOR WASHHGTON
) Cleveland, O., Dec. 11. Mayor
Johnson left for tho east last night,
to bo sono two or throe days. The
primary purpose of his trip Is to
attend the meeting of tho national
Democratic commlmttee In Washing
ton. At 10 o'clock this mbrnlng- the
mayor has nn engagement to meet
Presndont Roosevelt. v
, Tho mayor will also probably pre
sent to the Democratic committee
H10 offei" ot Cleveland for tho national
Democratic convention, Tho mayor,
nowovor, lias not agreed to vote fo.r
Cleveland as tho place In which the
convention shall bo held,
Masquerndo skate, Tuesday,
17. Admission, 10c. a t
FULL FORCE GOES Otf
IN EAST ST. LOUIS
St. Louis, Doc. 11 Vivo hun
dred mon wh,o wero .lqt out whon
the financial flurry was first felt.
&!,! P"1 CV. ,wr!Lat J0-
xHHIfW UUil UilU uyuui VU11I1JUI1J 'O
plant in 1-iwt St. Louis.
SNYDER IS A CANDIDATE
FOR SCHOOL COMMISSIONER
Columbus, O., Dec. 11, Joseph
Snydef, deputy state school commis
sioner Wednesday formally announced
his caidldacy for republican nomina
tion for school commissioner, -
Conulno original "asbestos" sliop
Just recolvod by Beatty
Ing. Sizes O'to 12.
(Wellington, New Zealand, Doo. 1.
The parliament building, the library
of which contained a large and valu
ab' collectipn of booijs, were do-
etroyed by fire yesterday.
able collection of books, ., wore de
tr "nfinrii i nnrnr
Couch like cut
1 his Is a good value In
a couth. UphoUtitol In
verona velour, oil tlQiper
ed springs, and Atirlcan
This Is a $15 value but,
Thursday we will sell at
Make your first, payment
in January. ,f
ij j 'i -a A.f.ttrv'
Business and Professional
LITTLE ADS LIKE THESE
BRINO PEOPLE TOGETHER WHO '
WANT TO DO BUSINESS. "
Xmas Photos nro leaders. Wo havo
a special for Xmas only. Good tlma
to buy a Kodak or Camera? for a
Xmas present. Wo teach you I how
free. Do it now, don't make, a mis
take, If you want' tho best photos
you will have to havo the Brunskllls
REAL ESTATE -We
havo tho groatest variety ol
city property of any firm -in Mar
ion. We havo business propertiea.
of various kinds to offer fop gro
cery stores, restaurants, bakery aai
department stores. - ,
THB J, W CLARK ' ' i
REAL ESTATE CO.','
"T '. ' 1 H4 Cpnrtt Strait.'
We. pay 30c cwt. for book
magazines . and folded'' newspapers! i,v,';
Will call any place n. city. Tele. l-l r'
nhntin In. X ' - , '
282-292 Farming .Street.
130 SOUTH STATE STREET.
STAR BOTTLING WORKS
Manufacturer of carbonated bever
idges Ginger Ale and Sodas, Selt
zor and Siphn Mineral Waters.
J. R. SMITIL Prop.
DR. C. G. SMITH,
Office 'and reeldenco 454 Silvit
st4etv Office hours 7:30 to 10;30
a. m., 2:00 to 0:00 p. n. Qitiseu
phono 1 on 1265.
Specialist on dWaasei of caildrai.
Don't forget that we make a
specialty of driving rigs for pleas
ure or business. "
11. P. PERRY, Union St.
MODEL MEAT MARKET.'
Dealer in all kinds of Fresh and
Smoked Meats. Sausage, etc.
W. Q. HERICLE, '
Both Phones. 140 S. Main 'St.
Prof, Frederic-fBwryman, Hjj
ARITONE ' "
1 ., . i
Teacher ol Voice and" Plant.
Studio 400 E. Church cor. Vlj
AH me wcw$ th?
In the homo townifthwblrtna, mari
riages, deaths, the 'social affairs.
the comings and epJnes.gtbQiPso
plo your noiHbor8; e"nofo8 of
the &chood and churchee; al these
and many other now and iniirasiing .
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