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!:, i. M. THE HAYTI HERALD SI.ODA YEvK IN ADVANCE. HAYTI, : : : : : MISSOURI. THE NEWS IN BUILT A GENERAL SUMMARY OF IMPOR TANT NEWS OF THE WEEK GATHERED FROM ALL OVER. Minor Mnlonc annomiccd that nn incioiiFo in taxes, now 1.01, would he (lie first cfloct of the state-wide law for Memphis. Three negroes met n shoeking dentil in Itttlevillc, Miss., when the calaboose in which thev weie con fined burned. The Senate has confirmed tbe nomination of Stuart Iv. Lupton of Tennessee to be consul at fessina, Italy, to succeed iee Dr. Aithur S. Cheney, who was killed in the re cent e.uthcjuake. King Alfonso has igned a decree confening upon Queen Helena of Hah the gi.ind cios of the Older of Hciiofieoncc, in icoognition of her lahois in behalf of the stnvivois of the Italian caitluniake. Over the eto of (Jen ei nor Tattei boii both hou-e- of tlic Lcgislaluie passed the Senate bill whi-;h pio Inbits the sale of intoxicating licpiois within four mile- ot a choolhoiie in Tennessee, and i in elTecl a state vide prohibition act. A featuio of the Senate pioeced- jngs was the speech ot Scnatoi Fiaor (I)cin.) ot Tetnii-ee. He di-nii-eel the 15ion-ville aliair, and coiidciiiiiecl the coloied troops, on "whom he placed the ieponsibiht foi Miooting up Inown&wlle, Te.x. The Supii'in Coin I of the United S'atcs afiiimed the deciec of the slate eomt of Texas imposing n fine of $1.(W:,000 on the Wnteis-l'icicc Oil Company of St. Loui- and oust ing it from the Mate on the chaigo of violating the Texas anti-tiu-l law. Theie wcic such exciting tunes in the hoti-p of the Tea legislaluio dining the deb.ite over the piornbi tirn submission bill that the -.peakei hail to end the -cigcint-at-aims up in the gallciie to quiet tho-e who intc iniite(l the nieiiibeis in tlieii ill bate. After a bitter debate the house of the Texas legi-latuie took a de ciding vote on the piohibition amendment pioviding lor state wide piohibition, which developed 1 hat the pin- hnve loi their light in the lower liou-c of the TeSas leg islatuie. Moie than WiO.OOO 1 alibi is wcie shipped fiom Spiingfiehl, Mo., to St. Louis. Now Orleans and Mem phis markets duumr the past week. The snow la-t Monday caused sueb an unu-ual -luughtei of cotton tails in the O.aiks that tabljits weiesold at 1 eenC each. OiPiiMiloration of propo-oel in cieaes ol sahuies of luloial judges was lc-uined by the Senate when tie legi-lalive, executive and judi cial appmprintiou lull wa- taken up. v a vote of .'lb to lil the tulmics of .i!) circuit judge- wire incieascd fl.ilil $?,t)OU to iMu,ouu. An impoitnnt piovision in the nulitaiy appiopnation hill, which wan oi dei od lopurtul to the House, is that making ladieal changes in the complexion of the gcnoial stall of the ai my. it eliminates fiom the stall all ollieers with the lank of captain and half of those with the lank of major. Richmond county, Ga., modestly pioclaimeil William 11. Tuft as its own that he was a resident of Augusta when the pi evidential dec ide in the vaiious states declined him to be pro.-idcnt-olect, that as puoh he was a Ooigian by birth and ind lived whoie he was born nil of his m evidential life. Twenty-five South Chicagoans have banded themselves together in a society which has for its solo purpose the cremation of its niein beis when they die. Moie than 100 cases of illness are lepoilcd fiom Eellevue, Avnlon and other submits below Pittsburg, Pa., said to be caused by chinking water taken from the Ohio liver below the mouths of Pittsburg bow cis. For the year ended October HI Inst, the number of aliens arriving in this country was (JoTr.SG'l, while the depaiting aliens numbeied 701, 8M, a net loss to the country of 1(5,j7(5, aecoiding to a statement made by Secretary Straus. Ohio will take a conspicuous part m the inauguiation of William II. Taft. Party lines will, for the time being, be thrown aside and Judson Harmon, Democratic governor of that slate, with his entire stab", will head the Ohio division of 3,000 tioops. Indications arc that the produc tion of coal in Oklahoma during the year 11)08 was a deciea-e of 25 per cent compared with the produc tion of the state in 1!)0. The de eiease in Mis-ouri was about 45 per cent, and that in Arkansas between 25 and Do per cent. Coitehou will take charge of some financial institution in-teaclof going into liteialuie or oiatory at a dollar a woid. At a dollar a woid, Coitehou would never cam more than six bits a month in a strictly convei-ational engagement, says the Houston Post. that Mis. Cleveland, wife of the late cx-pio-idont, ha- been obliged to oiler for sale the Cleveland home stead at Princeton, lias levived the di-cussion of tbe advisability of gianting a life pension to Mis. Cleveland, as was done in the case of Mis. tjai field and Mis. Melvin ley. ITcniy Py les, a miner of Sh'nn--ton, W. Vn.. stuick his wife with a pick, eiiou-ly injuring her, killed his son, Samuel, '-ill yeais of. aire, and blew out his own brains with a shotgun. J'yles quariolod with his wife over some tiivial mallei, and when he Mi tick her the son in k'lfcied. What might have been con-iiloiod .in einiiely new point of attack on the "Solid South" wa- made te cently by the pic-idoiit-elcd when he put m a good void lor the waiinth and autor of Noithoin men "who know a good thing when they see it" in the ihaim and beauty of Southern young w onion. Dining the -ong sen ire preced ing the sei nion at the KirM Congic gational Chmeh at New Cambiia, Mo.. Sunday, file taited in the building, which was filled with peo ple. The choir continued singing and the oiganist icmaincd at the oij.mii until the chinch was eleaied, and no one wa- injuied. The f.iet that theie wa- locently sent to Cnogie-s by 1'ie-ident IiO'im; venl a lepoit by the geneial stall of the aimy, which has ju-l been made public, lecomiuending I'oitili oations for San Pecho haiboi, C.ili IVrnia, wa- made the ba-i- t-jr -ug-gestions that Mich decision had jiM been i one hul in view of the po5-i-bility of tiouble with il a pan. Col. William V. Tuckei, ns-iM-ant pay matt ei gmeial, a son-in-law of the late John A. Logan, has been oideied befoie an auny ietiilng bo.ud at Chicago for examination to determine his fitness for Author active duty. Colonel Tinker is still at Hot Spiingf, Aik., wheie he was oideied for ticirtment. Oveieomc by giief when he wa3 led to the casket where his wife lay dead, the iiist intimation ho had of her demise, John ltombaul, 71, died. Mi-. Poinbout, who had lived UO ycais in Cape Uiiardoau, Mo., died a week ago, and her at tendants weie unable to make her husband, deaf and weak fiom senil ity, undeiatand. He was. then led to tl.u casket. Quick to apptcciato the plea that the line nn(s has been denied time governmental consideration 60 uni versally accorded by other nations, as suggested by the Ameiican In stitute of Aichitccts, President Hoosovelt has taken the first stops looking to their recognition by this government. Mis. Carry A. Nation, the Kan sas "saloon smasher'-' and "loving home defender," nnived in Glas gow Monday, and was gicelcd by a mob of moie than 3,000 people. Her reception was a decidedly mix ed one, and the police and her friends had some dilliculfy in pro tecting her fiom the hustling of the crowd. A story is afloat in the capital that Peicsident Hoosovelt is on the eve of abandoning, or at least post poning indefinitely, his African hunting trip. The chcif leason is the proceeding which has been start ed to punish Joseph Pulitzer of the New Yoik Wen Id for criminal libel in connection with the Panama canal scandal. Governor Dcncen and the other state ollicers-clcet were inauguiatcd in the hall of icpicscntathes in the state house at Springfield, 111., in the picscnee of a large assemblage. The ceioinonies of the official in duction into ollice of the lir-t gov ernor in Unity yens to be his own succcs-or weie simple in the e.x iieine. The National Anti-Saloon League, through its acting legi-lative supei intendent, W. II. Andersen has sent to each member of congiess a letter stating that while the league MaiuN for ultimate absolute piohibition oveiy where, it now believes that it is neither po-sib!e to secme nor wise to ask for absolute piohibition for the Distiict of Columbia. Active pieparations for the pro tection of the public dining the in augui.il peiiod kive been begun by .Major Sy hostel, supeiintenilent of police and ohaiiman of the inaug uijI committee on public oider. Special laws and lcgulations for the oee.i-ion aie being piepaicd by Major Syhe-ter for the appioval ol the di-tiiet commis-ioncis. It ha- bten semiofficially -taled that William P. He.uM. and his at torneys aie contemplating the picse cuiion of Gov. lla-kell for the -eiiue of pnvato p.ipois belonging to He.u-t'- attorney. Scott Mcl!ey nolds of llie.)klyn, N. Y., including all data collected by McHeynoUl- to 1)0 u-ed as cviiUnco by He.iist in the libel suit instituted against him by lla-kell in Omaha, Neb. Friends, of Sceietaiy dailies Wil--on t.i. the Dcp.utnicut of Agiicul tuie aie not a little wi ought up over the lecent lopoits emanating f loin AuguMa that Mr. Taft may not lotaiu him in his cabinet. Mein bei ? of the Iowa dolegafion in Con-gio-s have united in a letter, head ed by Senators Dolliver and Cum mins, uiging Mr. Taft to appoint .Mr. Wil-on. 'J'lii-s loiter wa- signed by all the membeis of the delega tion who weie in Wa-hington when it will sent. In a statement made public the intei stale commerce comini.-ion elucidate,", that provision of the law which autlioiio- the issue of fiee tinsj)oilation or l educed i.tU's to niinisteis of leligion. PiotcMs have born iceeived by the commis sion against the construction placed on the piovi-ion by the eleigy bu leau ol the Tiaiiscoiitinent.il Pas senger Association, which has with diawn special tians)oitation privi leges f loin many poisons to whom lutlicito they have been oecoided. Piesident W. II. Thompson of the New Oilcans Cotton Exchange has forwaidcd Secictaiy Wilson at Washington an urgent icquest for action on the le-ohitiou ot the ex change favoring extension of the field for consumption of American cotton. The object is to have the dopaitinont stait a campaign of ed ucation as to the iniiumeiable uses to which cotton can be put in place of ai tides of foreign impoit now used in Ameiican manufaeluie. MISSOURI NEWsj Oldest Editor In State Dead. Blooinlngton. William Osman, who Io dead at Ottawa, aged 90, had the distinction of being the oldest editor in Iilonia, working actively at his desk each day. Ho entered the employ of the Ottawa Freetrader In 1840 and had since been connected with that paper, owning the plant since the civil war. He served with distinction in the Mex ican war. He was editor of the Chi cago Democrat for a brief period prior to the civil war. He has long been a fearless and uncompromising Demo crat, supoprtlng all nominees of that party except Bryan In 189G. He has written the editorials of his paper al most entitely for more than forty years and was one of the best-known editors of the provincial press In the United States. His death was rather sudden, being stricken with acute Blight's disease but a short time ago. Explosion Kills One; Maims Three. Webb City One dead and three in jured is the result of a premature ex plosion at the Bird Dog mine north of here. Zeke Gullett of Joplin was killed. The injured are Dan Richard son, who will lose an eye, Perry Cup pier and K. T. Norris. All will live. Gullolt was tamping the hole at the moment and received the full foice of the shot in the face. His head and upper part of the body were frightfully mutilated. He was thirty years old and unmarried. Missouri Cities Owe $31,063,008. Jeffeison City The bonded indebt edness of the cities and towns of Mis sour i, including: St. Louis city, as re ported to the state auditor on .luly 1, 190S, amounts to ?31,0GS.00S, which shows a decrease over .July 1, 1900, of $S74,GGS. The bonded indebtedriobb of counties and townships on July 1, 190S, amounted in the aggiegato to $5,771, '."0, showing a deciease of ?5S8,S28 from tlrat sort ot indebtedness on Juij 1, ltOG. Hadley Argues for State. Kansas City The chief feature in the Missouri railroad rate ease in the federal court here was tiro addicts by Gov. Hadlc-, for the state. His argu ment consumed about two hours' time The governor criticised the tactics ot the Missouri lines and declared that the division of state and interstate business was designed b carriers for legal purposes. Work Resumed on Frisco Shops. Sptinglield Work on the $1,500,000 Frisco locomotive works has been re sumed here arrd will be rushed to completion bv Julj 1. The Arnold Construction Company, of Chicago, re ceived orders to begin tiro work, nnd a force of men, steam shovels and other eejulpment were plaeeir on the ground. Salem Has a $6000 Fire. Salem. Fire originating in the mil linerv stoic of Mis. Ida Rulhcifoid did damage to the amount of $ti000 The building occupied by Mrs Rutherford was ilestroeel. The storeroom ad join ing, occupied by V. H Cat tell, grocer, and an unoccupio'd building owned by O. F. Hvans were damaged. Charter for Trolley Lino. Spr inglleld. The societal v of state issued a license to Incoi pontic to the Waukegan, Rockford and Ulgtn Tr ac tion compau-,. It is proposed to con struct an elect tic road from Wauke gan to Woodstock, Marengo, Rockfoid. lielvieleie, i:igln, Autioch arrd Milbuin. Lotcn Dale Trial Begins, Carmi. The Iotoii Dale mm dor case was called for trial in the ciictrit court Thmsdav and the selection of a jury begun. Dale is charged with iiuii deiing John W. Fulfoid, n piomi neiit hoi soman, on Main street ii Urib eiti in Match. Chat leston Goes Dry. Charleston. As the leluins come In from the local option election, Sat urday, the victory foi the dtys is moie complete, l'vory one of the thirteen pieeinctB gave a majoilty for the drjs, with one precinct jet to hear fiom. Officially the majority is 718. Latham Woman Suffers Paralysis. Lincoln. Mis. Fmellno Hunt, a res Ident of Latham, was found uncon scious ljlng on the lloor of her home, having suffeied a bcvcio btioko of paralysis. Her right side is patallved and her condition is consideied criti cal. Gas Company Attacks Law. Cirllllcothe The constitutionality of the public -utility enabling net, passed by the last leglslatute, Is attacked in tiro proceedings recently heaid In the Livingston county ciicult court and which is now under advisement by Judge Trimble. REALLY HAD NO KICK COMi According to Expert Opinion, Plal vtiqiit. i-iaa uot Off Easy. That Ucorbohm Tree, tbo ninvn,- has a caustic wit Is evidenced by an incident wheieln he and an unknovvD playwright flgmcd. Tho writer had obtained permission to read his offering to Tree. Tho actor evinced no great degree of enthus lsam, either during or after the read ing; but ho did tako tho manuscript, upon which he scribbled hastily a few uuggestloiiB for its betterment. "See here, Mr. Tree," was the indig nant ejaculation of tho ambitious play wright, "it's hardly fair of you to dis pose of my work In this summary and' nonchalant fashion. I'd have you know that this play cost mo a year's hard labor!" "So?" queried Tree. "My dear fel low, any impartial Judge would glvo you nt least five!" Harper's Weekly. Professor Munyon has just Issued a most beautiful, useful and complete Al manac; It contains not only all thescien tlflc information concerning tho moon's phases, in all the latitudes, but has il lustrated articles on how to read char acter by phrenology, palmistry and birth month. It also tells all about card reading, birth stones and their meaning, and gives the interpretation of dreams. It teaches beauty culture manicuring, gives weights and meas llrOK nnrl nntfrlntac. ffx nntonn T . it is a Magazine Almanac, that not3 3 only gives valuable Information, but will afford much amusement for everv member of the family, especially for parties and eveninc entertainments Farmers arrd people in the mral dis tricts will find this Almanac almost invaluable. It will Le sent to anyone absolutely free on application to the MUNYON REMEDY COMPANY, PHILADELr PHIA. KIND HEARTED JANE. Mistress Have you made the chick en broth, Jarre? Jane Yes, mum; and fed tho chick ens with it, ages ago! At His Own Risk. Caller (on crutcheb and with a band. age over one ee) I have come, sir, to make application for the amount due on mj accident rnsuiance policy. I fell down a loni; flight of btairs the other evening and sustained damages that will disable mo for a month to come. Manager of CompanyYoung man, I have- taken the trotihle to investigate yotti case, and I find .von aro not en titled to anj thing. It torrid not bo called an accident. Yorr ceitainly knr.vv the voting hub's father was at home. Sir. iv Stories Editorral Verdict. From a serious-minded jester the editor received this note, together with a consignment of htrmoi that was heavy enough to go by freight: "Dear fili: I toad all these jokes to my wile, arrd she laughed heartily. Now, I have it on good authoitty that when a man's wife will laugh at his jokes they are hoiiad to bo veiy good or she Is. Yours, etc." The editor slipped them into the re turn envelope with the letter, after writing on the margin: "She is." JOY WORK And the Other Kind. Did you ever stand on a prominent coiner at an eaily moiiiing hour and watch the Huongs of people on their way to woik? Noting tiro number who were forcing themselves along be cause it meant, their daily In end, and the otheis cheerfully and eageily pur suing tlteii way because of love of their work, It is a fact that ono's food lias much to do with it. As an example: If an engine has poor oil, or a boiler is fit eel witir ppor coal, a bad icsult Is ceilaln, isnt it? Treating your stomach light is the kej stone that sustains the tucli of health s templo and you will find 'Giape-Nuts" as a dull) food la the most nourishing and beneficial you can use. Wj have thousands of testimonials, real genuine little heart thiobs, from people who simply tiled Grape-Nuts out of curiosity as a last resort with tho result that prompted tho testimo nial. If you have never tried Ti rape-Nuts It's worth while to give It a fair Impar tial trial. Remember there aro mil lions eating Grape-Nuts every day they know, and we know If you will', uso Grape-Nuts every morning your) work Is moro likely to bo Joy-work, be- causer you can keep well, and with the brain well nourffclied work Is a tov Read tho "Road to Wellvllle" in every v K pacKage "xnero's a Reason." 0 Ifi " f f w I I I ks A 5 a il II 1 1 I v . AflEfctffctMEJSttti" ' l---fi -Jl "TTl-fcH-ftrfriii WftlWitiMi WrttffcMTMttt J n y nm. 'w'--'