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OF FRESH NEWS THE LATEST IMPORTANT DIS PATCHES PUT INTO SHORT, CRIBP PARAGRAPHS. STORY OF THE WEEK SHOWING THE PROGRESS OP EVENTS IN OUR OWN AND FOREIGN LANDS. Wp*tprn Nowjrpaper Union Nows Service. WESTERN Nathan Shapiro, grocer, was shot ami killed in Ids store in Omaha when he resisted three small negro hoys who had come to rob the place. Nathan Wolfson, who was shot while escaping from jail at Kearney, Neb., has been arrested in a hospital at Omaha, where lie went for treatment of his wounds. John .1. Shay got to ('olumhia. Mo., too late for his own funeral. He was on his way from France when cere monies were held after the War De partment reported him dead. On a charge of flying Ids aeroplane within ten feet of the roof of a farm er's house, Charles 11. Levy was fined $25 and costs for disturbing the peace in a Justice Court at Dodson, Mo. Claims of damages against the city of Chicago aggregating hundreds of thousands of dollars are to he the aft ermat h of the race riots. Notices of the suits are pouring in to the corpora tion counsel’s office at the rate of fifty « day. Fire, originating in the rear of a for mer saloon, wiped out two square 1 locks in the heart of tin* business sec tion of Los Banos, causing between $750,000 and $1,000,000 In losses and destroying the habitations of at least 200 people. Second Lieut.. Floyd Meisenhelmer of Detroit and Chauffeur Harold Ice of St. Marys, Ohio, were killed at Scott field, near Belleville, 111., when their aeroplane fell from an altitude of 200 feet and caught fire after crash ing to the ground. Frank Twoliy, 0-year-old son of the president of the Old National Bank, is credited with saving the life of Anna Wagner, 25, at Hayden lake, near Spo kane, Wash. The hoy rescued the woman after she hud gone under a second time. Arsenic was found in samples of cof fee taken from a downtown lunch room where thirty person were poison ed in Chicago, according to Health Commissioner Kohcrtson He expressed the opinion that someone Imd put poi son in the coffee urn with malicious in tent. WASHINGTON By agreement between tlie United States and France, she is to pay the I'nited States $400,000,000 in ten-year bonds bearing -I per cent interest for the fixed installations and other mili tary material in France which cannot be brought hack to this country. Ton thousand American troops are held in France to guard 40,000 Ger mans taken prisoner by the Americans who cannot be returned to Germany until the peace treaty has been rati fied by three powers. It is estimated that it is costing tlie I'nited States roughly $1,000,000 monthly to care for these prisoners. Frozen fish held in storage Aug. l-> amounted to 04,740,178 pounds, com pared to 82,554,703 tit the same time last year, the monthly report of the bureau of markets of the Department of Agriculture made public shows. The holdings of mild cured salmon on Aug. 15 amounted to 0,847,023 pounds, com pared with 5,128,523 pounds last year. Westerners opposed to regulation of the packing industry as proposed in the Kenyon anjl Kendrick bills occu pied almost the exclusive attention of the Senate agricultural committee in its hearings on the two measures. A large delegation of Colorado citizens. Jed by E. M. Ammons, former governor of the state, consumed most of the day. and the delegation lender wound up the hearing with a speech which, contrary to custom, was applauded warmly In the committee room. Favorable report on Attorney Gen eral Palmer's request for amendments to the food control act to assist him in the prosecution of profiteers, was made to the Semite by Senator Gron nn of Nortli Dakota, chairman of the Agricultural Committee. Senator Gron nu stated that the report was not a. unanimous one and that members of the committee had reserved the right to offer further amendments on the floor. The amendments as offered would provide a $5,000 penalty for the making of “unjust” or ‘ unreasonable” prices and also include provisions against rent profiteering in the Dis trict of Columbia. President Wilson has asked Congress lor an additional appropriation of $825,000 for the expenses of the Amer ican peace commission in Paris from last July 1 to the end of tills calendar year. The President said that up t«. July 1 tl»«* total cost of the commission had been $1,250,020. and he estimated that by the end of the year the total Mould reach $1,500,700. A part of this has been appropriated heretofore. Tlie railroad administration signed a contract with the Puli man Company railing for an annual rental of sll,- 750,000. FOREIGN Vesuvius is in eruption, two new craters on Mont Somma issuing forth much lava, is a late report. Announcement is made in Rome of the inauguration of passenger aero plane service between that city and Naples. The son of the Earl of March nnd heir presumptive of the dukedom of Richmond, is dead of wounds received in battle on the Archangel front. Nikolai Lenine, the Russian Bolshe vik premier, has sent a delegation to Kishinev to negotiate pence with Ru mania, according to a report received from Budapest. Twenty men were killed and forty are missing, it hus been reported, as a result of the explosion of un ammu nition barge which destroyed and sank the British monitor Glow Worm. Eight hundred persons, including women nnd children, have been mas sacred by the Russian Bolshevik! in revenge for the loss of Krusnaia and Gorki to the White Guard troops, says a Helsingfors dispatch. Andrew Socknlexls, famous Indian runner, is dead ait Oxford, Me., from tuberculosis. lie had competed in many of the important long-distance running events of the country. He ran in the Olympic games at Stockholm in 1012. The Prussian government has or dered n discontinuance of the custom ! of hoisting flaigs on public buildings on the anniversary of the battle of Sedan, lest the people regard the hoist ing as a demonstration in favor of the old regime. While Herman Schumann wooed and won a sweetheart during the last few years, In* murdered ten persons, robbed scores of others and saved enough from his career to marry. Now he is charged with being the champion murderer of Germany. C. A. McCurdy, parliamentary sec retary for the food ministry, predicts that milk will cost a shilling (24 cents) n quart this winter in London. He said powers will be granted the local authorities to supply subsidized milk to poor British children at less than cost or free. A crushing defeat lias been adminis tered to the Bolshevik army in south Russia. The war office announced that General Kiiouitkov's cavalry, operating under General Dcnikine, lias broken through tin* front of the Red army south of Makarova, capturing 13,000 prisoners and disarming 20,000 Red re cruits. Five million Germans have filed with the Central Bureau of Immigra tion and its sixty four sub-stations ap plications for permission to leave Ger many. The majority of the intending emigrants are turning their eyes to ward South America. A large number also have indicated their desire to settle in Palestine. GENERAL The will of Andrew Carnegie, made public, estimates the value id’ the iron master's estate at between $25,000,000 and $.*10,000,000. The seamen’s strike at Sydney, X. S. W., ended when a mass meeting of the men decided to reman the ships af fected immediately. Two bank messengers of the Fidel ity Trust Company were held up and robbed of $12,000 by four masked ban dits in Boston. The robbers made their escape in an automobile. Twelve members of the crew of the four-masted auxiliary schooner Elmer Roberts arrived in 'Yarmouth, X. S., and reported that their ship loaded with ammunition, caught fire and blew up at sea. The successful application of the al ternating current to wireless tele phony, which will make it possible for any person to “plug in" a pony wire less panel into an ordinary lamp sock et and talk through space from house to house or city to city, lifts been an nounced by I »r. Lee De Forest of New York. Wearing the French war cross with two palms, Marie Gondier, a 21-year old Belgian girl, who was once con demned by tlie Germans to be shot as a spy, arrived in Xew York from France on the steamship La Lorraine to become an American citizen through adopt ion. The Third Division of the American army, one of the last divisions to leave French soil, has subscribed S3I,INK) for two monuments to be erected on the flanks of the approach to the Marne bridge which its Seventh Machine Gun Battalion dynamited in defending the crossing against the great German of fensive in the spring of 1018, it was announced by Maj. Gen. Robert L. Howe, division commander. A reward of SI,OOO for the apprehen sion of Paul J. B. Hnverly, grand keeper of records and seal of the Knights of I’ythias Grand Lodge of Illinois, missing since Aug. 0, was an nounced by Smith L. Von Fossen of lleardstown. 111., grand chancellor of the lodge, who stated that a shortage of more than S4O,(K>O had been found in the lodge funds. Issuance of n war rant for arrest was authorized by a legal advisory committee appointed by the chancellor. That he found $575,000 in Liberty bonds and received a reward of sls for turning them In to their owners was the story told by Isadore Geller, a 10-year-old errand boy who Is em ployed at $9 a week by Unz A Go., of 30 Broadway, New York. Seven of the Mexican bandits who robbed sailors from the United States cruiser (’heyenne off Tampico Inst month have been apprehended nnd put to death by the Carranza authorities, according to an official report from General Pueblo Gonzales to Mexican Consul Meade Fierro at Galveston. THS GHKTBNNX BAGORD. RAIL STRIKE AT END TIHUP IN WEST BROKEN BY ACTION OF HINES. VOTETO RETURN TO POSITIONS Members of “Big Four,” On Sympa thetic Walkout, Follow Yardmen When Ballot Is Taken. Hss Angeles.—The 2,000 switchmen nml yardmen who had been on strike here for several days, returned to work Saturday morning. A vote on whether or not to return to work was taken at a mass meeting which was addressed by A. F. Whitney, interna tional vice president of the Brother hood of Railway Trainmen. A great majority of those present favored re suming work. This was followed by the four local brotherhoods, trainmen, conductors, engineers and firemen, voting by a two-thirds majority to return to work at the same time. The members of the four railway brotherhoods hud been on strike here for more than a week, following a walkout of yardmen in sympathy with a strike of trainmen of the Pacific Electric Urban system. The action of the men brought to an end a railroad tieup without pre cedent In the idstory of the west. It caused cancellation of transcontinental trains, left many points in California without malls for days and threatened a water famine at desert points de pendent on railroad tank cars for their supplies of that fluid. Threat of Di rector General of Railroads Hines to operate the roads regardless of the strike is believed to have had much to do with the men returning to their jobs. Victims of Propaganda. Washington, D. C. —Persons buying clothing and other articles now for next year because they think prices will be higher are victims of a mischievous propaganda, and are only helping to keep prices high, according to Attor ney General Palmer. “There seems to be an organized propaganda promoted by dealers to frighten persons into making purchases now that ordinarily would not be mude until next year,” he said. “We are being told that prices will be higher next year and that we can never buy this and that again at the price now prevailing. “I do not put any faith in such alarmist predictions. I believe that the price of almost every necessity of life will be cheaper next year than this. Increased production Is going to effect that result.” Pershing on Way Home. Brest —General John J. Pershing sailed for the United States .Monday on the Leviathan after more than two years’ service overseas. In the party are Pershing’s son, Warren, 10, and his brother, James F. Pershing, Chica go merchant, who was on a business trip to England and France, Lieuten ant Colonel De Chambrun, counselor of the French embassy at Washing ton, accompanied the party. A big re ception was tendered Pershing by high French ollicials Sunday before he left Paris for Brest. Premier Clem enceau, Foreign Minister Pim hon and Captain Andre Tardieu spoke at the Invalides station before the depar ture. The Leviathan will reach the United States about September 8. Facts in Coal Situation. Washington, D. C. —Entering on an investigation of the increased price of coal, a senate Interstate commerce tuhcomuntt *e brought forth testimony that shortage of ears and labor dif ficulties were hindering coal produc tion; that certain elements in the miners’ union were intent on national ization of the coal mines with adop tion of a six-hour day and a tive-day week, plus a wage increase, and that unless problems of production were solved, the country would he brought face to face with a coal famine in the coming winter. Adopt More Treaty Amendments. Washington, I). C. —The somite for eign relations committee has approved three more amendments to the treaty of peace. Acting by n vote of nine to eight in each case, the committee adopted without extended debate amendments designed to equalize Brit ish and American representation in the league of nations, to prevent the British dominions from participation in a league decision affecting any one of them, and to curtail the power of the American representative on the reparations commission which is to collect Germany's reparation bill. Japanese Among Hoarders. Seattle, Wash. —Ten commission men were nrrussted here charged with hoarding thousands of pounds of po tatoes in an attempt to increase prices. Four of the ten were Japanese. Miners to Demand Big Raise. Des Moines. In. —lowa coal miners will demand a 00 per cent wage In crease. effective September !». it was declared here, following a mooting of state delegates. Early Ratification Unexpected. Pur is.—The result of the tirst few days' debate on the ratification of the peace treaty by the French < Lumber of deputies caused optimistic forecasts of prompt ratification to vanish. If the present speed continues the treaty •may he ratified by September 6 THE PRESIDENT'S ITINERARY Tour of Nation In Interest of Treaty Will Take Chief Executive From Washington Until Sept. 30. Washington, D. C.—President Wil son will visit 30 cities <luring his tour of the country iti the interest of the peace treaty and will he absent from Washington until September 30. He will make Ins tirst address at Colum bus, Ohio, Thursday, Sept. 4. The itinerary was announced at the White House. The second address will be delivered at Indianapolis Thursday evening, and other addresses will be as follows: September 5, St. Louis; September 6, Kansas City, Mo. September 7, Des Moines, with ad dress night of September 7; Septem ber 8, morning address in Omaha, and evening address at Sioux Falls, S. Dak. September 0, St. Paul and Minnea polis; September 10, Bismarck, N. D.; September 11, forenoon address in Billings and evening address in Hel ena, Mont.; September 12, forenoon address in Spokune, Wash.; September 13 and 14, Tacoma, with evening ad dress In Seattle, September 14; Sep tember 15, Portland, Ore.; September 17 and 18, San Francisco; September 19, afternoon and night in San Diego, Cal. September 20 and 21, Los Angeles; September 22, Iteno, Nev.; September 23, Salt Lake City; September 24, late afternoon address In Cheyenne, Wyo., spending the night in Denver; Septem ber 25, forenoon address in Denver and afternoon address in Pueblo, Colo.; September 2G, forenoon address in Wichita, Kan., evening address in Oklahoma City, Okla.; September 27, mid-afternoon address in Little Itock, Ark., and night address in Memphis, Tenn; September 28 and 30, Louisville. Governors Aid Uncle Sam. Washington, D. C.—New impetus was given the government’s campaign to reduce the cost of living at confer ences here, which assured the closest co-operation between federal and state authorities. Governors of Mis souri, Maine, Minnesota, Arizona, Pennsylvania and South Carolina, and Lieutenant Governor McDowell of Montana, representing the national conference of governors, spent several hours studying the situation with At torney General Palmer, and then call ed at the White house to offer Presi dent Wilson the full machinery of the states in the effort to restore a normal price level. With the far-reaching state organi zations carrying the message of econ omy and Increased production into every county and aiding the federal authorities In bringing to justice hoarders and profiteers, officials be lieved excellent results could be ob tained in the next ninety days which would avert the menace of transpor tation strikes to obtain higher wages. Capital and Labor to Meet. Washington, D. C.—ln a Labor day message to American workers Presi dent Wilson announced that he would call in the near future a conference of representatives of labor and Industry “to discuss fundamental means of bet tering the whole relationship of capi tal and labor and putting the whole question of wages upon another foot ing.” The president said he was encour aged and pleased with the results thus far of the government’s efforts to bring down the cost of living, and expressed confidence that substantial results would he achieved in the solving of this problem. His un announcement that he will call a con ference of labor and capital met with approval among senators, members of congress and labor union men here. Senator Kenyon, lowa, suggested that farmers should he invited. Slayer of Senator Murdered. Nashville. Tenn. —Robin J. Cooper, who was convicted of the murder of United States Senator Edward Ward Carmack here in 1908 and luter was pardoned, was found murdered in Richland creek, near hero. His auto mobile. which was found a short dis tance from the spot where the body lay, showed evidences of a struggle. It has been established that Cooper drew .SIO,OOO from a bank the day lie started ids deatli ride in Ids car. Refuses to Give Up Pact. Washington, D. C. —The request of the foreign relations committee for latest drafts of the proposed treaties with Germany’s allies has been re fused by President Wilson on the ground that compliance would set a precedent encouraging senatorial en croachment on the presidential power of treaty negotiation. Revolution in Montenegro. London. —Fighting lias broken out everywhere in Montenegro, and the whole country Is In a state of revolu tion, occording to news received here. Archduke Resigns. Budapest. Archduke Joseph and the cabinet of Premier Friedrich have resigned as a result cf the refusal of the pence conference to recognize them. Admits Warning Turkey. Washington.—lt has been officially onononced that in warning Turkey that massacres of Armenians must stop. Rear Admiral Mark L. Bristol, commander of U. S. forces in Turkey, was acting under instructions from the state department. Rich Manchurian Coal Mines. coal mines opened last year at IBtoangizau, Manchuria, in which I,<Kk) men are employed, are producing a good quality of coal. The length of these beds is said to be about sixty seven miles. It is proposed to build a light railway from the mines to the Sungari river, a distance of about forty-seven miles. Weight for weight, a manlla rope Is Just about as strong as a steel one. What is Castorla C ASTORIA b a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. Its age b its guar antee. For more than thirty years it has been in constant use for the relief of Constipation, Flatulency, Wind Colic and Diarrhoea; allaying Feverish ness arising therefrom, and by regulating the Stomach and Bowels, aids the assimilation of Food; giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children’s Panacea—The Mother’s Friend. The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been in use for over SO years, has borne the signature of Chas. H. Fletcher, and has been made ander his personal supervision since its infancy. Allow no one to deceive you in this. All Counterfeits, Imitations and “Just-aa-Good” are but Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of Infants and /f Children—Experience against Experiment. j*—d 2 - Genuine Castorla always hears the signature of I Panama Canal Traffic. According to the report of the gov ernor of the canal zone for a recent month, the number of ocean-going commercial vessels passing through the Panama canal for the month was 161, exclusive of eight United States government ships on which on tolls were levied, other naval ships and launches. Net tonnage of the 101 com mercial ships aggregated 480,867, Pa nama canal measurement. KIDNEYS .WEAKENING? BETTER LOOK OUT! r Kidney and bladder troubles don't disappear of themselves. They grow Upon yon, slowly but steadily, under mining your health with deadly cer tainty, until you fall a victim to In curable disease. * Stop your troubles while there Is time. Don't wait until little pains be come big aches. Don’t trifle with dis ease. To avoid future suffering begin treatment with QOLD MEDAL Haar lem Oil Capsules now. Take three or four every day until you feel that yrni are entirely free from pain. This well-known preparation has been one of the national remedies of Hol land for centuries. In 169 G the govern- GOOD BROTHER WAS PEEVED Probably Parson Would Have Dona Better to Let Peppery Old Gentle man Finish Nap. “And, fuddermo’, bruddern and sls tahs,” solemnly said good old Parson Bagster in the midst of a recent ser mon, “lemrae beseech yo’—Ho I Wake up dar, Brudder Sizzle!” “Who—me?” a trifle indignantly re turned the memoer addressed, starting from his nap. “Dat’s a purt’ howdy do ; howlin’ at a pusson dat-uh-way and ’sturbin’ his medications. I wasn’t asleep, sah!’’ “Den sah If yo’ wasn’t asleep yo’ knows what I’s been uh-sayln’?” “Cou’se, I does; Yo* said, ‘Ho I Wake up dar, Brudder Sizzle I’” “Yassah! But what did I say befo’ dat? Yo’ doesn’t know, sah!” “Uh-well, as to dat, yo’ doesn’t know yo’se’f, half de time-what yo’ are sayln’. And, leastways, ’twouldn’t 'mount to much, nohow, If yo’ was to know It. Dera’s muh sedlinunts, sah — bawlin’ me out sich-uh-way befo’ de whole dog-gawn cong’egatlon.—Kansas City Star. Some people can even see the silver lining to a cloud of adversity—lf It is hovering over. Many a young man looks upon a dol lar saved as a good time lost. 25 Cents! Will buy I a Big Package of I POSTUM Cereal weighing over a | pound, net. 8 What are you paying | for coffee? I Good News for Father. “My dear,” said the banker to his only daughter, “I have noticed a young man in the drawing-room two or three evenings each week of late. What is his occupation?” ‘‘He is at present unemployed, fa ther,” replied the fair girl, a dreamy, far-away look in her big blue eyes: ‘‘but he is thinking seriously of accept ing a position of life companion to a young lady of means.”—American Boy. Crumb of Comfort. Miss Sympleson—Oh, dear!. I found another wrinkle today and I’m afraid I’m growing old. And Ido so dread It. Professor Harlnut—Don’t worry, miss. Beauty is only skin deep. It’% the mind that counts, and your mind is still that of a child of ten. When the world begins to applaud a man for his actions his head gets too large for his hat. ment of th« Nitherlandi fruited a ipi« cial charter authorizing Ita sale. The food housewife of Holland would almost as soon be without food aa with* out her “Real Dutch Drops/' aa she quaintly calla GOLD MTOTIAT, Baarleif Oil Capsules. Their use restores strength and is responsible in a great measure for the sturdy, robust health of the Hollanders. Do not delay. Go to your druggist and insist on his supplying you with a box of GOLD MEDAL Haarlem Oil Capsules. Take them as directed, and if you are not satisfied with results your druggist will gladly refund your money Look for the name GOLD MEDAL on the box and accept zu> other. ■ In sealed boxes, three sizes Poor Time to “Butt In." The paie gentleman in the frock coat bore down on the red-faced, rlimply-haired fellow lying across a seat on the “down” platform. “My friend,” remonstrated the pale gentleman, “did you ever reckon up that if you had placed the price of one drink out at compound Interest at the time of the beginning of the Christian era you would have $15,460,284?” The red-faced, rumply-haired man raised hlmaelf on one elbow. “No,” he replied. “I haven't figured It out. But I’m something of a calcu lator, all the same, and if you don’t go away about 137 yards in nine and a half seconds I’ll hit you 17 times and make you see 42,106 stars. I’ve Just had four teeth pulled out and you’d better go away before the arithmetic class gets over the ropes and calls time.” Files Anglo-American Flag. Many people in Manchester, Eng land, were puzzled recently by a flag seen flying over the College of Tech nology in that city. The flag combined the British red ensign with the Ameri* can Stars and Stripes in exactly equal proportions. It was the view of the designer that the new flag might rep resent the English-speaking world. Remember, girls, that It is easier to elope than it is to get back home again.