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PUBLISHED WEEKLY r . -J. 8ELMER. i i . i TENNKSSET A Chicago woman eayi American girls ara too artificial. . It is self-evk dent ;. A- Chlcagoan who wanted a good Jong sleep shot himself. No doubt he's satisfied. A Kansas doctor asks a divorce be. cause bis wife constantly scolds him. A mighty thin excuse. '''". A Tuberculosis, leads to crime .accord ing to a Binghamtbn Judge. Is there anything that doesn't? Trooser skirts are predicted as the next thing. They have been coming tor, to, these many moons. From Paris comes the announce ment that skirts will not be narrower this season. They couldn't be. . A Columbia university : professor ays that vacations are unnecessary. Certainly, If salary stops during them. : The price of egg sandwiches has gone up In Washington. Are they getting ready for the inauguration this arlyt Mere man will be grateful If wom an will learn him how she keeps the hobble skirt from bagging at the knees. . ,. A Detroit man wants a divorce be cause his wife talks too much. But wouldn't this plea, if allowed, clog the courts? . , : Bachelors are more apt to go, Insane than married men. says an, expert. They don't seem to go crasy to get married. . , A man In St. Louis had his heart 7 ' taken out and sewed up. But many a ;' , broken heart has been easier mended , than this. 15 . A club has been formed tn Chicago (or the purpose of excluding cats from grocery stores. And Chicago claims to be a city! Dr. Charles Dana of New York says love of animals is the latest disease. )fow we understand why some women marry some men. A Lo Angeles maniac was arrest ed for carrying dynamite In a hand organ. Probably he was prepared to play a dead march. A scientist says be can keep bead less cats alive. Be a fine breed for the man who Is troubled by midnight felines on the back yard fence, Some insane individual is circulate Ing $10,000 bills. Watch out, one Is easily Induced to accept so small a thing as a counterfeit $10,000 bill But even if platinum wears longer than gold In wedding rings it will not necessarily become the universal fashion In this era of matrimonial rapid transit . A divorce was granted to the wife of a man who did not divide the bed covering fairly on cold nights. Di vorces may yet come to follow sea tonal causes. Aeroplanes are now ,to be catapult ed from battleships. Plainly, our boasted strenuostty Is but a state of primrose dalliance compared with that which Is to come. Fifteen miles of motion pictures have been exported from this country ; during the last year. Judging from the ones which remain, most of the 15 miles must have depicted 'lively chase. The man with the longest name has been found la Texas. He la Papsoua ; Heodouchoumturyonwtopolos. if you eannot pronounce it at the first glance net it to music. It sings better thar ' It loota..''- ;; A New Tork man punched a hold-up ' mad ao hard that the would-be robber was identified by his nose. It should be a warning to other hold-up men to keep their noses out of what doesn't concern them. IS - New TorV Is making another cru sade against church bells. The gen eral Impression has been that the average New, Yorker steals into the f, house In his stocking feet, Saturday nights, as early as a. m. If It be true that synthetio rubber for automobile tires can be made out of grain and potatoes, the anxious bead of a houheshold will naturally wish to know whether there Is any ac : leptablo substitute for food. A Montana man has been arrested for robbing a butcher. The meat ait ; nation seems to be getting desperate. According to Punch, trousers are bout 100 years old now. The man who invented them Is entitled to cred it, which perhaps la more than can ' be said of the person who Inaugurated the custom of keeping them creased. In London not only hats are ordered removed in the&iers, but high hair "dressing is discouraged also. Mere ' downtrodden man is determined that there are some rights he will still fight for, even if they are the little ones overlooked in-the sweeping awaj ' orbit ones.' "-v ' Kisses were the reward of three women Jurors In Tacoma who helped ' to aecutt an attorney charged with de frauding a Client. Not a very romantio affair, after all, however, aince It was the defendant's wife who distribute the awards. ' ' ." v Chicago boasts a wizard who pro. f eases to be able to tell young men how they can win a king's daughter. The young man who is able to support - king's daughter would probably find It more economical and satisfactory to Invest In a white elephant " . NEED JAIL INSPECTOR CHAIRMAN beasley offers SUG GESTIONS' IN PRISON REFORM. Maoy County Jails Are a Reproach to the State Prisoners Are Covered With Vermin and Filth. Knoxville. "Tennessee needs an in Ipector of jails and penal institution," aid J. S. Beasley, chairman of the state prison board of commissioners. . Discussing the subject of cifting for prisoners, Mr. Beasley said; "Nobody knows the conditoin that prisoners are in when they are received at the state penitentiary. The state should appoint a prison inspector just the same as the government names a bank or postoffire inspector. The . citizenship of Tennes see would be surprised to see the con dition that some of the prisoners are in when they are brought, to the state prison. Their bodies and clothes are cov ered with vermin and filth and it makes it our duty to set them to one side, give them a new suit from the skin out and a good bath. , If the act is passed keep ing all three-year men or under in the county from which they are sent up an inspector is more important than ever. Because a man is a prisoner is no reason that he should not be given humane treatment. A state inspector could drop In at any and all times and see the condition of prisoners. The majority of the jails 'are inspected -by the grand juries, but the jailor always knows when the jury is coming and the jail is clean. I trust the legislature will take this ques tion up.' It belongs to the moral up lift." AN ACCOUNTING ORDERED. ' Complaints Reach Adjutant-General Re garding Collections. Nashville. As a result of certain com plaints, which have come to the attention of Adjutant-General Maloney-of the N. G. S. T., an accounting by all military or ganizations in Nashville with reference to the collection of funds and for what purpose such funds were expended has been ordered. Under the miltary law of the state honorary memberships in various organ izations have been solicited at not less than $10 a year, and such funds so col lected may be applied to the fitting up of armories, etc ' Under this act Com pany F has solicited funds and has fitted up a handsome armory in the old Y. M. C. A. building on Church street. Funds have also been solicited by the regimental band for the purpose of as sisting that organization in its work. The complaint, it seems, is hot on ac count of the -solicitation of such funds, but on account of alleged misrepresenta tions, it having been stated by some that they were under the impression that the subscription- was to go toward the whole military organizations of the city. BUILDS HOME IN PRISON. Set Free, Convict Floats Away in House Boat. Nashville. Correcting the misdeeds of a life, learning to walk in the strait path and. preparing a means for floating dowu stream, free, to a new career, all at the same time, is a most unusual thing for a man to do who has been spending five years in the state penitentiary, but this is what W. D. Steward has done.-" Stewart was convict No. 4114 at the state prison, and his. .time expired De cember 25, Christmas day. During the five years at the prison Stewart worked In the ice house and during odd moments he constructed a house boat, in which he embarked Christmas nioruing,- launch ing his craft upon the Cumberland river, to sail he knows not where yet, stopping only when he has reached a spot that suits him, his final landing place to be selected after viewing the landscape as he passes down the stream. Stewart has no relatives. ; He. was sent to prison charged . with obtaining money ,. under false pretenses. Jail Dynamited. ' ".'.. Etowah. The city jail here was de molished and glass in the windows of practically all buildings for two blocks around were shattered by a dynamite ex plosion last night Police officers state that boys, the names of some of whom are thought to be known, deliberately destroyed the eity jail. Fortunately it was empty. " Cspt Thomas W. Fritts Dead. . Chattanooga. Captain v Thomas W. Fritts, aged $3 years, one of Chatta nooga's most prominent business men, died suddenly at his home. He was one of the best known Masons in Tennessee, being a Mystic ShWnor and Knight Tem plar. . Land Owners Talk Drainage. ; Jackson.- A number of land owners in and adjacent to the Forked Deer River bottoms, met in. Jackson and discussed a project to drain these lands under the provisions of an act 'of the legislature approved in 1907. The meeting appoint ed a committee to carry out the plan and purpose of. the land owners, which will, if consummated, bring into use a large area of swamp lands, and will add much to the wealth of the county and state. . "'' : Safe Crackers Get $300. ' Nashville. Thieves blew the safe ef the M. Cook Drug Company, securing $300 In money, a number of small checks, $800 in certificates, fire insurance poli cies to the amount' of $38,000, and a number of valuable drug formulas. Nitro glycerin was the explosive used. Sumner Real Estate in Demand. Gallatin. Real estate in Sumner coun tyts advancing in price very rapidly and several fine farms as well as much city property has changed hands at advanced prices.' Damped to Death. Knoxville. Will Gearon, a brakemaa on the Ducktown road, met diath in a peculiar manner. A dump car in which he and another. trainman were riding au tomatically opened and tb?y were thrown from the car. Gearon's back was broken in two places. Elks Play Santa Clans, Nashville. The local lodge of Elks dis tributed 8,500 packages of food, toys, ate, to the poor of Nashville. GIVE AID TO POST ROADS GOVERNMENT TO BUILD FIFTY MILES IN EAfjH STATE. The Community in Which It Is De . cided to Locate It Must, However, Give $20,000 For Work. Nashville. The ; federal . government has arranged to expend $10,000 in each state for the building of a fifty-mile post road, provided the state or some county to be selected shall agree to pay $20,000 in furthering the work. This information has been ' conveyed to Gov. Ben W. Hooper in a communica tion from the postmaster-general and the secretary, of state at Washington, D. C, and he has been asked to desig nate the road in this state for such im provement. , In a letter from 'Postmaster-General Hitchcock, after calling attention to the item in the postal appropriation bill, he says: -. . "It is intended, as far a practicable, to expend this appropriation in equal amounts in the several states. . If you will cause to be selected in your state a suitable road about fifty miles long over the entire length of which there is de' livery of mail by rural carriers and will ararnge to have $20,000 raised by the state or local sub-division "thereof, in accordance with the requirements of the law, the government will set 'aside $10, 000 additional ' from the appropriatiol granted by congress, and will expend the sum of $30,000 thus provided, or sc much of it as seems wise, for the im provement and maintenance of the road selected. , "It is requested that you cause selec tion to be made of a road which, in your judgment, will best meet the require ments of this bill, and concerning which the qualified authorites are prepared to give sufficient guarantee that their pro portion of the cost will be met, and that you inform us of your selection as promptly as possible." "j",-.' STOCK GROWING INCREASES. Report of Feed and Seed Inspector In dicates Advance. ashville. -Chief Feed and Seed In spector A L. Garrison has submitted his report for the past eighteen months' work to Commissioner of Agriculture T. F. Peck. Incorporated in the report Is a copy of the feed and seed laws of the state, together with some suggestions to tho farmers along the line of intelligent selection of seeds. ' The Tennessee feed law impoi a tax of 20 cents on each ton of concentrated feedstuffs, and during the past eighteen months there has been collected $36, 438.48, which amount, less $5,141.64 seed funds, leaves $31,296.79, which, at 20 cents per ton, means that there has been tagged and stamped, sold and con sumed 156,848 tons of mixed feed dur ing this period, which, of course, doei not include whole hays, corn stover, whole grains, pure wheat bran, shorts, middling, etc. ; Continuing, the report aysi ,., "This vast amount consumed denoted to bo me extent the live stock interest and value in the state, and as Tennessee's advantages and opportunites' . become more apparent as be:ig adapted to dairy and live stock, just so will be sales in this community of mixed feeds be in creased. , ' "This department, with four men, has collected from feed, including salaries, chemical "analysis, printing, stamps, etc. $12,830.74, Jaaving a net profit to ,th' state of $53,607.09." ' Tennessee Turkeys to East. Washiagton. Thirty thousand turkeys were sbiimed from East Tennessee to the tables of Christmas celebrants in Balti- j more,' Philadelphia and New York. Tak en in eonpunction with a former big ship- ment from the same section just before Thanksgiving, the value of birds shipped by the Tennesseans is said to approxi mate a half million dollars. Both bit shipments sought the same market. j Salt Said Misbranded. Nashville. By a decree of the United States district court, 110 "barrels of salt, recently seized at Clarksville, will be confiscated and sold to the' highest bid der if the owners do not execute bond in that period in the sum of $300 not to sell or offer for sale said 110 barrets of salt until it is correctly labeled. The salt was seized under -the law prohibitini misbranding, -, " , Babe Burns to Death, - Milan, Mrs. Price, wife of Mams Price, a well-to-do farmer, placed her five months' old baby boy in a small rocking chair and put it in front of the open fire and went into the yard to assist. In rending a kettle of lard, and oa return ing to the room she discovered, the baby enveloped in flames. It, was so badly burned that death ensued in a few hoars Wfll Sell Brewery. ; Knoxville. In chancery court an oi der was made to sell the plant and prop erty .. of the East Tennessee Brewery company, which was recently pot in ths hands of a receiver because of alleged violations of charter rights, through tht efforts of Gov. Hooper and Attorney General Chas. T. Catus. Odd Fellows Taxed. , Nashville. The' court of civil aurals decided that the Odd Fellows' Hall build ing in this city could not escape taxa tion on the ground .that the Odd Fellows was a charitable institution.' The city had sued for taxes. Bob Johnson Convicted. . ' r . Dresden. Bob , Johnson was found guilty in circuit court here of man slaughter for the killing of Charlie Reid. They were out hunting together and had whisky with them, when a quarrel arose and lttid was shot and instantly killed. Sends Wilson a Turkey. : ' i. v Nashville. Sam H. Ilebson, a welt known negro character of this city, ex pressed to Governor Woodrow Wilson a Christmas turkey. All attempts to per suade Ilenson not - to send the turkey failed, as he stuck to his purpose wit) great persistence. " . Shelby Stands at Head. - Memphis. Shelby stands at the head of the list of counties f the state for satisfactory condition of the publm t health, according to Dr. 01 in West, a sio i retary-v the state board of health, ' CORN FLAKES GOVERNMENT CLAIMS IT IS VI0 . LATING SHERMAN LAW. FIXES PRICES FOR RETAILERS Government Charges That Use of Pat ented Carton Is "Mere Subterfuge j and Device" to Escape Law. Detroit. The Kellogg Coasted Corn Flak Company is alleged to be violat ing the Sherman law in a petition filed in the United States district court hers by order of Attorney-General Wicker sham to settle for all time the extent to which a manufacturer may control re tail prices. The company and its offi cers engaged in the manufacture of Kel iogg's Toasted Corn. Flakes are charged with fixing prices at which the flakes art sold to retailer and consumer, prevent ing competition which would reduce the price to the public and creating a monop oly by concentrating . the entire inter state traffic in this commodity in the hands of jobbers and retailers who abido by price agreements exacted by the de fondants. ! S It is alleged that the defendants havi invoked the patent laws through the us of a patented carton in which the flakes are packed as a "mere subterfuge and device" to escape the provisions of tho Sherman law. The" government, asks for .injunctions to prevent the company, its officers and agents from controlling the price of the breakfast ' food after it leaves the bauds of the manufacturer. The'petition is regarded by the govern ment as of vast importance because of its bearing upon the right of a manu facturer to control prices to the con sumer. ' It is alleged that the company sells only to jobbers refusing absolutely to deal directly with consumers or with the retail trade. The commodity, according to the petition, is sold to jobbers at a uniform price under an agreement that the jobbers will sell to retailers at f price fixed by the defendant. PLANNING FOR INAUGURAL Will Give Civic,, Naval and Military .Demonstration. Washington. Maj.-Geu. Leonard Wood, chief of the staff of tht armyr who has just been named as chief marshal of the approaching inaugural parade, has begun to outline his plans for a military, naval and civic demonstration. . The selection of Gen. Wood to under take this task is in line with precedents which, for the last several administra tions, has led to the selection of the senior army -officer on the active list in Washington, regardless of political af filiation. Gen. Wood'r purpose s to make thi Wilson inaugural parade as well bal anced as possible in the matter 'of rep resentation of the cavalry, infantry and artillery of the army, the bluejacket! and marines and navy and adequate and liberal representation - of the national guard and a well proportioned civic di play. ., . .I,, . .V . New York in Blizzard. New York. The eastern section of the United States, from Maine to the Caro lines and as far i-nland as western Penn sylvania, experienced a storm of blizzard proportions for twenty-four hours that cost several lives, injured many people, sent veeels ashore, hampered all means of transportation and communication, delayed the arrival in the port of New York of thousands of home-comers for the holidays and caused delay in the de livery of huge consignments of matte intend:! as Christmas gifts. " - . . Indians Neglected. , ' , Washington. Most of the fullblood Indians' among the five civilized tribes of Oklahoma live in the most primitivs condition, poorly clad and still mors poorly 'fed, and it is the exception rather than the rule that their sbildren go to school at all, says Dana - Hi Kelsey, United States Indian superintendent in Oklahoma, in an annual report to Se retary of the Interior Fisher. , "V Gov. Wilson at Home, 7 'i Princeton, N, J. With a miniature ship of state in one hand and a basket of Virginia apples in the other, President-elect Wilson came home, from Staunton, Vs., his ' birthplace. As a parting gift the people of his ' native town gave him a ship of flowers and amid, cheering bade him Godspeed. ' T Died to Save Husbaad. Newport, R, I. Jrying in vain to save her invalid husband from being burned to death in a fire that did a quarter of a million dollars damage here, Mrs. Frank 8. Heath met death in the flames. The bodies were found near an- Open window, where, the wife had dragged her hus band In a desperate effort to attract at ation. ; . " ,;. '..-!, . - ; Will Deport Castro. Washington. Cipriano Castro, former president of Venezuela, wilt not be per mitted to land at New York. Positive announcement of this fact was mode by acting Secretary of State Huntington Wilson. The State Department has In sued orders that Castro is to be deported if he tries to land; The United States will use aa an exce the fact that ths revolutionist has been guilty of a num ber of crimes and his physical conditior is such as to bar him from the country Had $5,604 on Person. " St. Louis, Mo. Examination of the body of Mrs. Sarah Johnson, who, with her sister, Miss Mary Scott, died ap parently in direst want, revealed that a bag around her waist contained $5,604 ir eash and three gold watches. '. Greeks Massacre. , ' Berlin. The Turkish embassy here has received a message alleging that Greek bands which recently entered the village of Xoolniati, near Janina, massacred ths inhabitant without regard to age or sex. DETECTIVES SEARCH FOR ROCKEFELLER WILL FORCE HIM TO GIVE EVI DENCE ABOUT MONEY TRUST. GUARD STANDARD OIL OFFICE It Has Become a Question as to Whether or Not Mr. Rockefeller Is Bigger - . Than the Government New York. Burns detectives, backed by the authority of the United Status government, laid siege to the residence of William Rockefeller to prevent him escaping' subpoena service from the money trust investigating committee. , About the Rockefeller residence and around the residences of Marcellus Hart ley Dodge, adjoining, and of Dr.. David Hunter McAlpin, both of which homes of his sons-in-law are known to, be con nected with the Rockefeller establish ment by private passage way, a cordou was thrown, and instructions were given at the. same time to keep a sharp eye as well on. (he other mansions of Mr. Rockefeller's friends in the immediate vicinity. Similarly, another detail'of Burns men began picketing the William Rockefeller estate et Tarrytown. A decision has been reached to guard in. a like manner every place where there is a reasonable suspicion that the brother of the Stand ard Oil king may bo lurking. In -this manner has issue been joined between Mr. Rockefeller and the gov ernmnt of the United States. It is to be a nation-wide search if necessary, and a war to the finish to decide whether one man of great wealth is bigger than the government and can set at defiance fts plans and purposes. . Mr. Rockefeller is Wanted to give the Pujo , committee the benefit of his in formation and experience in the opera tion of the present financial system. J. Pierpont (Morgan and others high In re pute in the financial world have respond ed willingly to the summons of -the com mittee. Mr. Rockefeller, for reason best known to himself, has dodged. , 38 DYNAMITERS SENTENCED President Ryan of Iron Workers Gets Heaviest Sentence, Indianapolis, Ind. Imprisonment in the federal penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas, was imposed as punishment upon thirty-three labor union officials, convicted of having engaged in the de struction of property by dynamite over an area extending from Boston to Los Angeles. , : . Frank M. Ryan, president of the jron workers' international union, was sen tenced to seven years' imprisonment, the heaviest punishment of all. Of the thirty-eight men convicted as conspirators and aiders in the McNamara dynamiting schemes, eight other men each were given prison terms of six years. ( Two men each were given four years, twelve men each were given three years, four men each were given two years, six men each were' given one year, and one day, and six men, including Edward Clark. Cincinnati, a dynamiter, who con fessed, were allowed their liberty or suspended sentences. CUBAN NEGROES CONSPIRE Cuban Government Appoints Special Court to Investigate. Havana. The negro conspiracy dis covered at Santiago, is believed to be a far-reaching plot with negro branches in all of the provinces. It is declared that a jail" delivery of the 2,000 negroes jailed in connection with the uprising in May had been planned. . ' That the government regards the sit uation as serious is indicated by the ap pointment of a special court to investi gate and determine the extent of the plot. It is believed that the smuggling of arms into the country, several in stances of which have been discovered is a part of the conspiracy, - Sues Mother-in-Law. ' New York-Walter Morgan Russell filed in the supreme court an action for $50,000 damages against his mother-in-law, Mrs. Aimee Crocker Gourand, for the alleged alienation of her daughter' affections, Russell charges -his mother-in-law with persuading her .daughter, who is Russell's wife, to transfer her affections to one Austentaga. V Remarkable Counterfeit. Washington. Alarm seized officials ol the United States treasury upon -the die eovery of a remarkable ' counterfeit $5 silver certificate, the most dangerous im itation ef American currency since ths famous "Monroe Head" $100 bill.-whict Wa suppressed in 19,08. , , V ' Probe Telephone and' Telegraph. ; , V. Washington. The Interstate Con uerce Commission will issue an order for a thorough probing of the telephone and telegraph companies of the country, excluding, only the strictly ' local - con cerns. t. -" ;.'" Frisco Joins Movement San Francisco, j Cat The Californis branch of the Housewives' League an nounced a plan to lower the eost of liv. ing. Taking advantage of the new part eels post system, which goes into effect January 1, the housewives will buy their eggs and garden truck direct from the farm, thus eliminating the profit oi the middleman. ; Lists of farmers and gardeners in all parts of the state hav hjen compiled and assurances .received that they are willing to ship their prod ucts by parcels post . . " i v Old Shakers Die. ' Lexington, Ky. Jane Sutton, aged 83, and John Pilkerton, aged 90, the oldest members of the Shaker colony in Mercet county, died t almost tit Minus h-ul Monday. ; . ' ; Greeks Lose Naval Fight -' ; London. A naval battle between Turkish and Greek forces occurred off tUe ' iaUea vt Ttnedos, in which ths Greeks suffered eevere losses, according to a dispatch received here from Con suntinople, ,.' SOME WILL BE xW5'N jETw set Via 1fft?' i$V (Copyright) JAPAN, NOT RUSSIA, APPEALED FOR PEACE EX-PRESIDENT'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY WILL BE INTERESTING. PUBLISH MIKADO'S LETTER Mikado Asked Roosevelt to Open a Way for Peace Negotiations Publica tion of Letter Will Create Sensation in Japan. Washington.--New light of a surpris ing kind will be thrown on the negotia tions preceding the close of the Russo Japaneses war in a aeries of papers now in preparation by ex-President Theodore Roosevelt. The papers, which will be published in a magazine, will be in the form of an autobiography. Naturally thrs will be devoted in1 large measure to things about the Portsmouth peace con ference between the Russian and Jap anese diplomats. " - It has long been known that the war brought Japan almost to the verge of bankruptcy, but the general opinion has prevailed that after the severe defeats at Port .Arthur and along the Yalu river it waa the Russians who sued for peace. But, as Col. Roosevelt will tell the story, it was the victorious Japanese who took the first step to end the war. The offer 'of this , government to assist in terminating hostilities came not on the suggestion of Russia, but at the di rect request of Japan. Col. Roosevelt has at his disposal doc umentary proof of his account of the peace negotiations. Most striking of the papers that he will bring forward is a personal letter from . ,the late mikado to President Roosevelt asking him to open a way for peace negotia tions. The text of this letter will be printed rh the Portsmouth chapter; and is expected to produce a sensation in Japan. WE MUST BE READY FOR WAR Roosevelt Flays High Army and Navy Officers. 1 Boston. A warning that the United States must be prepared for immediate war and far better prepared than the country has been for past wars,' was the feature of a remarkable address made by Theodore Roosevelt at a conference of the Military Historical Society of Mas-sachusetts.- - Col. Roosevelt severely arraigned the war officials of the Spanish war as well as the high1 officials of the army and navy in general. - At times the colonel was satirical in recounting has owa ex perience during that war with higher authorities and "red tape." , Artist Mac Cameron Dies. ; New York. Robert Lee Mae Cameron, American painter, who recently returned to the United States after a long resi dence abroad, and; who a few months ago was made a chevalier of the, Legion of Honor, died -in his apartments here, in his forty-seventh year. .Well known people whose portraits he painted in re cent years are President ' Taft,'. Mrs, Edward H,' Ilarriman, and Rodin, the French sculptor. , He also : made por traits of President McKinley and jus tices Harlan and Brewer..; Vocational Education for Filipinos. '.Washington Approval of the exten sion of vocational education in the Phil ippines and American citizenship . to those . Porto Ricans desiring it consti tute the principal features in ths report f Brig. -Gen. Mclntyre,. chief of the bu reau of insular affairs.' In his annual teport, Gen. Mclntyre renews the recom mendation for the congressional action looking to the Inspection of the' insular possessions by a board of visitors made up of representatives of the executive and legislative branches -of the goveru-. ment. V Dynamiters Convicted. v " ' Indianapolis, Ind. The 38 labor union Officials, convicted of conspiracy and of promoting the McNamara dynamite plots throughout the country, will receive prison terms ranging from any minimum to a possible maximum of 39 1-2 years. Woman Slays Babes. 'V ' Fort Smith, Ark. Mrs. Dena Red fern killed her children, Clem, aged - three years, and Leonard, a , babe of ' four months, with an axe, and then commit ted suicide by slashing her throat with ker husband's . razor. . Suffragettes Gained Weight. New York. The theory that walking reduces weight has been exploded by the experiences of the four women suf frage pilgrims under Gen. Rosalie E. Jones in their "hike" from this city to Albany. .-- . ' .. ,'r Tiniest Baby Born. Aurora, HI. What is believed to be the tiniest baby in the world was bora at Aurora Hospital. It' weighed at birth . 17 ounce. The infant to so small that the mother's wedding ring can be placed on it leg DISAPPOINTED VIRGINIA WELCOMES WOODROW WILSON DOES HONOR TO EIGHTH &0F CHOSEN PRESIDENT. ,'. IN HOME WHERE HE WAS BORN Celebrates 56th Anniversary ef His Birtlr -4-Bonfixcs Blazed the Way as Train Ptssed. Staupton, Va. Virginia welcomed home Gov. Woodrow Wilson, the eighth of her native sous to be chosen president of the United States. From the moment the presidenteleet crossed the state line at Alexandria until he reached the little parsonage here where he was born 56 years ago, the re ception given him was oue of great en thusiasm, noisy demonstration and spec tacular display. Escorted by troops of cavalry, military companies and a torch light procession in which practically the whole town participated, the- governor and Mrs.. Wilson motored through the streets of Staunton tq the home of the Rev. Dr A. N. Frazer, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, where the Rev. Jos. R. Wilson, father of the president-elect, lived in 1856. 'With Mrs. Wilson, the president-elect paused for a minute oa the illuminated portico of the ' house and greeted Dr. Frazer. The band struck up "Dixie." "It's fine to be back again," exclaimed the president-elect as he stepped indoors. Suffering still from, the effect of his cold, he retired immediately to the room in which be was born, where the chief pro gram of the jubilee was carried out. Outside the crowds surged, the streets, which were alive with color and flags ancL, electrical display. From far and wide, native- children of Staunton had come 10 greei ineir leuow-vownsnraih Except for an informal visit a year ago, Mr. Wilson had not been here since he was three years old. r r, Staunton was not alone in eelebrating the arrival in Virginia of the distin guished visitor. 'Bonfires blazed the way, fireworks shot across the skies and red lights threw a festive glare at all sta tions along .the route, though the train glided by most of them without stopping. SAID WIFE WAS EXTRAGANT Husband Stabbed Her to Death for Buy ing Christmas Present. , . Chicago. Mrs. Ella Montague was Stabbed to death by her . husband, Ps- quale Montague, in the pjesenee of their 19-year-old son,' after he, had upbraided her for being extravagant. On Christ mas Day. Mrs. Montague presented her husband with a small remembrance and he scolded her then for spending all of their money for luxuries, Friday night she served a beef steak; for dinner,' and after resuming the quarrel he draw s stilletto and killed her.' ' : JAIL TWO SENATORS. , Columbus, Ohio. To serve terms cf three . years and nine mouths, respec tively, State Senators Isaac E. Huffman and LaForrest R. Andrews entered the penitentiary here. Both are lawyers. Andrews is a Republican and Iluffma a Democrat. , Steamship Line Fails. Philadelphia. The United States court ppuiffi.ru OKIflUfl A . T Dl.U. .11 injciiot ofthe Philadelphia and Gulf Steamship Cittany, which operates a line of freight steamers between Philadelphia and. New Orleans. The company was or ganized in 1908 with a capitalization of $1,000,000. -' . , - , Wilson oa Philippines. " Staunton, Va. President-Elect Wllsoft favors a provisional government for the Philippines for eight years and independ ence thereafter, according to Reprueettt live William A. Jontfi. . .-. Made Hired Man Kill Husband. . Macon, Ga. James King, widow of the Round Oak, Ga., planter, who was killed near here, confessed that she plotted with Niqliolas Winburn, a farmhand, to kill her husband so that she mi-ht marry Winburn and secure $2,000 life insurance carried by her husband. The widow of the dead man was arrested to day after Winburn had confessed te the police he had shot and killed King be cause Mrs. King offered him $0 tc commit the crime, and promised to marr, him. ' . Crude Oil Advances. . Beaumont.. . Texas. Crude oil , passed the dollar mark for the first time in the history of the Gulf Coast territory, whea the Gulf Pipe Line Company bought the lumped production of nine Batsoa prod nets, aggregating J,000 barrels a day a' $1.07 718 per barreL ; Woman Fatally Burned. Conway, r Ark Mrs. Wilcox" was burneed si badly that she will die. Hat clothing caught fire and she ran ent of the house and was almost cremated when help arrived. ' "