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MT. VERNON, 0., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1911-,No. Krb
PEIOE TWO CENTS
HOUSE VOTES TO
plot sympathy with tho houao reso
lutlon and that unless Russia toolc
afllrmatlvo action relieving tho situ
ation lie believed tho measure wouldi
bo passed by the senate.
New Seating Plan of the House
And Its Two Principal Figures
Private Quirk Tells Commandant At Fort Riley That He
Blew Up Bridge, Cavalry Stable And Water Mains
At Instigation Of Rev. Brewer, Who Had Been Bis
missed From Service-Convict's Wife Also Arrested
As Accessory To Crimes
Junction City, Kan., Dec. 14. In a
cbnfession of Private Quirk, the Itov.
Charles M. Brewer, formerly a chap
lain In the array, now pastor of a
Baptist church at Oluatee, Okla.,
was accused of Implication in a
mysterious series of explosions
which has kept the military authori
ties at Fort niley In a state of ap
prehension' nearly six months.
Quirk, In a -confession to Colonel
Hoyle, commandant at Port Riley,
eald that he blew up the bridge
across the Kaw river Juno 24; blow
up the caalry stable June 30, when
27 cavalry horses wore killed or
.burned to death, and .also blew up
the water main which supplies the
army post yith water.
Dismissed From Service.
Quirk declares In his confession
that he committed these crimes at
the Instigation of Brewer, who sought
revenge because he had been court
martialed and dismissed from the
service for ' conduct unbecoming an
o fllcer and a gentleman.
Quirk, also implicated Mrs. Anna
Jordan, wife of a convict in the mil
itary prison at Fort Leavenworth.
Mrs. Jordan was arrested in Kansas
City and Brewer, according to infor
TO INSTRUCT OR
, NOT INSTRUCT?
Republicans Will Soon Begin
Fight for Delegates,
TAFT WANTS THEM PLEDGED
Men Behnc Roosevelt Boom, How-,
ever, Realize That Such Procedure
Will Spell Ruin to Their Plans For
Ope;i Fight on Floor of Chicago
Convention and Will Seek to Send
Free Delegations Regulars to
Force Teddy's Hand.
Washington, Dec. 14. Whether
Ihey are to be instructed or unln
Itructed Is the chlof issue In the se
lection of delegates to the Republi
can national convention.
Antl-Taft Republicans, and these
Include the men who are seeking to
throw the nomination to RooBevelt,
will bend every effort to have as
many unlnstructed delegations as
possible. They realize mat weir
only hope against President Taft is
to submit to the fortunes of war
when Chicago Is reached, and they
desire to keep the situation open as
fas as possible up to the last minute.
President Raft's frionds are fully
aware of this program and the mo
tive behind It, and will strive for in
structed delegations. Tho light for
the control of the convention will
begin early in January, when the
first stops will be taken to Belect
Urge Teddy to Keep Quiet.
Republicans who are urging Col
onel Roosevelt to run again believe
that the surest way of promoting the
Roosevelt boom Is for tho former
uresldent himself to lemaln Ktlenton
mation, nas arrested at Olustee,
Okla. A United States deputy marshal
from Wichita, according to the commissioner,-
has gone to Olustee to
bring Itov. Brewer here for ar
raignment. Friends of the Rev. Mr.
Brewer here declare that there Is no
truth in Quirk's accusations. They
Bay he was not here when Quirk al
leges he met the ex-clmplatn and
Mrs. Jordan in a motorcar on the
road between Junction City and
Entire Family Murdered.
Albany, N. Y., Dec. 13. The naked
bodies of Mrs. Conrad Morner, her
son Arthur and two daughters, were
found hidden under the floor of the
barn on their farm near De Freest
ville L neighbors who had. 4eeu-.ua
one about the place since last Mon
day. The whole family had been
murdered, and the police are search
ing for an Italian farmhand.
Fatally Trampled by Horse.
Zanesvllle, O., Dec. 14. Hugh
Fiench. 28, stock buyer, was tin own
from his pony at Canellvllle and fa
Mere Than Hundred Paroled.
Mansfield, O., Dec. 14. The state
board of control met at the refoim
atory here and paroled 119 prisoners.
the subject. There were Indications
that Mr. Taft's supporters were also
appreciating this fact and that theli
efforts fn the near future will be di
rected toward putting Colonel Hooso
velt in a position where he will be
obliged to say something peiBoually
on this subject. Mr. Taft's friends
are apparently of the opinion that
the quickest and most effective way
to meet the Roosevelt issue vlll be
to brinp the colonel Into the open if
Indorsed by Roosevelt.
Boston, Dec. 14, Colonel Theodore
Roosevelt Indoised the program of
the progressive Republicans of Mas
sachusetts at a conference of tho
members of the executlvo committee
of the league. The league will open
Us campaign atrTremont temple Sat
urday evening, with speeches by Gil
ford Plnchot, Governor Bass of New
Hampshire and ox-Congressman Ri
cord of New Jersey.
Fire Gweeps 6ver Village.
Akron, O., Dec. 14. The business
section of Warwick was g-itted by
fire. The loss is roughly estimated
AS YOU LIKE IT
The California senate passed a res
llutlon demanding that congress
submit a constitutional araondment
providing for the election of the
president by direct, nation-wide vote.
Leading citizens of Vermillion,
Kan., have petitioned John D. Rock
efeller to become a presidential, can
didate because of his great business
Because too much table linen was
damaged by coming In contact with
burning cigars, tho Norfolk & Wost
em Railroad company has Usued an
order prohibiting smoking In Its
Charles Lantheaume French avia
tor, was killed by a 1,500 foot fall at
Frederick Glake, inventor of the
free lunch, died at his home In Chi
cago. A decree issued "by tho popo makes
St. Patrick's day a holiday,- 'jiifiot
one of obligation.
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HAT pinuiNes to be one of tile most Jnteiestlng sessions of congress
within recent jeais Mas opened on Dec. 4. VIth. the Democrats In
control of the houte of rcpreM-ntuthes attention .will be principally
focused upon that branch of the national legUilatiite, of whose new
Keating airangeiuent the acconipnii,vIng
ui'sks ui iiuuriuuiu uiuuiucrs uuu tin iieim reuiuteu, imu eacn row or cuiim lias
lu front of It a continuous shelf, on u liich books and papers Can be plmed. The
change has been made in older to accommodate the increased membership lu
less spate, the acoustic qualities of the old chamber having been so poor as
to make It advisable to reduce it size. Under Champ Claik (whose portrait ap
pears at tint right) aJ speaker and nitb the leadership on the floor of Oscar W.
Underwood (at left), the house will, it is expected, deal with such Important
questions : t the amendment of the Sherman antl tnfst law, tariff reduction,
currency r 'orm and the arbitration treaties with France and Great Britain.
Elect State and Legislative Tickets
Phoenix, Ariz., Dec. 14. Secretary
Hayes of the Republican cent. -.il com
mittee has conceded the election or
tho entire Democratic state ticket In
the first state election except Fred
Cleav eland, candidate for state treas
urer, by pluralities of COO. Demo
cratic Qhalrman Blrdno insists the
pluralities will be upwaid of 2,500
and may Jeach 3,000. A heavy vote
The constitutional clause providing
for tho recall of Judges, which was
Offensive to President Taft, has bpen
eliminated from the constitution by
an overwhelming vote, although all
tho Democratic candidates' on the
Btate and legislative tickets are
pledged to restore it as soon as the
territory becomes a state.
Georgo W. P. Hunt, Democratic
candidate for governor, is running,
ahead of Edward W. Wells, Republi
can, while Carl Hayden, a Democrat,'
for 'congress, has a big lead over
John Williams, Republican.
Tito Democrats have elected a ma
jority of both houses of the legisla
ture, which would mean tho election
of Mack Smith and Henry Ashurst,
Democrats, to the United States sen
ate. Fully 80 per cent of tho voters
scratched their tickets. '
.DIVES INTO VAT
Worker Commits Suicide by Boiling
' In Cleveland Brewery.
Cleveland, O., Dec. 14. .Jerry
Mrazek, 25, was uolled to death In a
vat at the plant or the Forest City
Brewing company. Sergeant Maresch
of th? Broadway avenue police sta
tion reported that Mrazek plunged
into the tank to end bis life.
Mrazek disappeared from his place
on tho second floor of thebrewery
ti the middle of the morning. Fellow
woikmen at first supposed he had
gone homo sick. A sjearch was Insti
tuted, but Mrazek was not found un-
they drained tho tahk and found
e paruoneu uoiiy at tne uottom.
Mlculng Pastor Found.
WostcrvHle. O., Doc. 14. Rev,
luoigo Hull of this tity, husband of
ftev. MInnio Hall, pastor of a United
Bjrethien (hurth tut St. Marvs who
disappeared several weekb ago, naB
lecn found In a hospital in Knox
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DINE WITH HARMON
Exploiters Spend. Part ot Day
in Ohio Capital.
Columbus, O., Dec. 14. Eight
western governors and their party,
who are touring the east in the in
terest of their respective states,
were guests of Columbus for a fow
They reached tho city at 8.30 this
morning, and were lmnWlately
taken In autos to the statehouse,
where they were greeted by Gover
nor Hnrmon. At !) o'clock they were
given military escort to Ohio State
university, where membeifl of the
party made short addresses. Tho
party also spent some tlirlo lu an In
spection of the university giounds.
As the party was leaing the cam
pus in autfl? they were showered
with flowers by a bunch or fair co
eds, some of whom mounted tho run
nine loards and pinned flowers on
tho lapels of the governors' coats.
After taking luncheon with Goer
nor Harmon the visiting executives
left at It 30 this atternoon for Day
ton. The governors party Includes 50
persons. Among them are: Governor
Edwin L. Norrjs of Montana, Gover
nor Oswald West of Oregon, Gover
nor James H. Haw'.oy of Idaho, Gov
ornor John Burke of North Dakota,
Governor Robert S. Vossey of South
Dakota, Governor Adolph O -Eber-hart
of Minnesota; Governor James
M. Carey of Wjoming, Governor Tas
ker Oddie ot Nevada, Lieutenant
Governor Stephen R. Fitzgerald of
Colorado, J. E. Barnes, representing
Governor M. E, Hay of Washington,
Colvln B, Brown, representing tho
Panama-PacillQ Intel national .exposi
tion at San Francisco,
Accused of Jewel Thefts.
Cirtluville, O., Dec. 14. Stolen Jew
clry amounting to ?50O In vaIue,N tak
en by burglars fiom tho store of J.
H. Butch here, was recovored, rollow.
lng the unrest of Humphrey Orle and
Frank Williams. The men are being
held for trial, charged with burglary.
Would Force Passport Issue With
Washjngton, Dec 14. The house of
representatives by a vote of 300 to 1
passed the Sulzer resolution, which
proposes to abrogate the commercial
treaty of 1832 with Russia because
of Russia's action In refusing to
honor passports Issued by the United
States government to American
Jews. The single negative oe was
cast by Representative Geo-ge W.
Malby of New York, a Republican.
Goternment officials believe that
the, 'vote by the house on the Sulzer
resolution will bring Rus3la to a
keoner realization of the resentment
felt in the United States over the
treatment accorded by that country
to American Jews. The hope Is ex
pressed that the action may improve
the chances of adjusting tho pass
port trouble through diplomatic chan-
Washington, Dec. 14. Prison sen
tences for individuals violating the
regulations of a proposed "business
ot controlling commission,"
were suggested by George W. Per
kins, former partner of J. Plerpont
Morgan, before the senate interstate
commerce committee. Perkins said
that the relocation of licenses would
not be sufficient and that a "business
court," to be effective, should have
power to send malefactors to jail,
Ho suggested the "business court"
as a means of immediate relief in
the solution of the trust problem,
and said It should be composed large
ly ot experienced men and be a part
of the department of commerce and
labor. This body, he said, should
have power to license corporations
doing an Interstate or International
All Bars Down
GREATEST BARGAIN SALE OF ALL
Ring Day Bargains Pin Day Bargains
Silver Day Bargains Gold Day Bargains
No Bargains Anywhere As Great As These.
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tablishmont, whose trade mark on your box or package Is as much a guarantee of quality and value as
the Government stamp on a gold coin and now a gold day bargain sale has been arranged.
Buy your merchandise (rom a "Comer" who will be here In future years to back up the.' goods he
.. ' i am positively not going out or business, in f
acU'm only commencing business after 15 years ofcareful study of the jewelry and optical I business.
Jus? now every article in the store is at a bargain, and while special feature days have been ad
vertlsed, the same prices remain as long as the sale remains. I simply made extra special showings
on those feature days and my bargain prices are well worth comparison.
COME TO THIS v GREAT ALL BARS
ASTONISHED AT THE BARGAINS
Jeweler and Optometrist
nels, as contemplated by President
That the senate will concur In the
Bulzer resolution should Ru3sla com
tlnue to refuse to extend uniform
treatment to all Americans who de
sire to travel in that country, is In
dicated pretty definitely In a state
ment made by Senator Cullom of Il
linois, chairman of the senate com
mittee on foreign relations. Mr. Cul
lom announced that he was In com-
"On the Corner" "On the Corner"
ECONOMY BANKRUPT SHOE SALE
offers you some of the best
For Girls For Boys
Slippers Fur Trimmed Slippers
Buster Brown Shoes Buster Brown Shoes
Pickler's Shoes and other Plcklers Shoes and other
reliable makes. Reliable makes
Fat Ladiey - For-Merr "
Slippers Fur Trimmed Slippers
Zeigler Bros., Patrician Nettleton, Regal,
Fancy Shoes, etc. Weber Brecr etc
All these shoes come from the most reliable .shoe
makers of the TJ. S. but REMEMBER this is a
BANKRUPT SHOE SALE and every pair must
go regardless of cost.
CORNER MAIN AND GAMBIER STREETS
THE GIFT OF GOLD
nooiniiv whnn it comes In the form of
rank L. Young
ALL BARS DOWNT
Saturday, Dec. 16"
Greatest Sale Yet
Bargains in everything-
YOUNG'S, the Jeweler
for lots of things
ALL NEXT WEEK
Watch Day Bargains
Cut Glass Day Bargains
jewelry from this trustworthy
DAY YOU'LL BE
102 South Main St.
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