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mMmoJumUm hliMMiMWUMfclHIIBMMMnM wKjmHwiiiwUnmiisz&mKimr!twxto. mwvim.ia pewer w. .,jt--.-J .JaaswastaiK i-ssSi 1 IS THE HAYTI HERALD $1.00 A YEAR IN ADVANCG. HAYTI, : : : : : MISSOURI. THE NEWS i BRIEF A GENERAL SUMMARY OF IMPOR TANT NEWS OF THE WEEK GATHERED FROM ALL OVER. The Colinui Volcano, in Mexico, is in violent eruption. Ben S. Moore of Mdnroc, La., tent President-elect Tnft a unique walking cane last week. The Guatemalan Cioverninent has ordered the teaching of English in the schools of that country. Two men were killed and twelve injured in a gas explosion in a col liery. at Port Blanchai'd, Pa. President Koosevelt issued an or der eloping the Xaval Stations at New Orleans and Pensacola, Kin. The. steamer Mauretania estab lished a new record for the east hound passage across the Atlantic Ocean. A new malady in West Indies ha caused fever experts to assem ble at Barbados and Kingston to study it. Myron T. Jlerriek, of Ohio, for business reasons, declined an ambas sadorship at the hands of President elect Tnft. The Senate passed a bill pen pioning at the rate of .$12 a month dependent volunteer army nurses of the Civil War. The confprecs on the agricultural appropriation bill agreed to an ap propriation of $225,000 to fight the cotton boll weevil. The Pussian government has ad dressed a note to Servia warning the Servians to moalify their de mands on Austria. The government engineers nre puzzled over the question of how to restore Jefferson Davis' name to Cabin John Brdige. Baron von Meyeindorff, who com manded a regiment in the Uusso Japanese war, was accidentally killed while hunting. Thomas E. Stone, new Chief Tiber at the White House, will suc ceed Major Charles D. A. Loeiller as Doorkeeper to the president. The village of Mas-ran, Asiatic Turkey, has been destroyed by an earthquake. One hundred and fifty pe.ople were buried in the ruins. Frank Smith, proprietor of the Windsor Hotel at Memphis, Tenn., was shot and killed by Presley Bar ictt in a street light in that city. Five suspects at Little Pock, Ark., in connection with fake con tests were indicted for larceny and obtaining money on false pre tenses. Members of the Alabama Pail rond Commission are investigating charges that the Tuskegce railroad is showing special advantage to the Booker Washington school. Pear Admiral Charles S. Sperry made formal application to be re lieved from duty as Commander-in-Chief of the Atlanta battleship fleet, and Hear Admiral Seaton Schroder has been appointed in his place. On motion of Senator Aldrich the Bailey resolution regarding presi dential interference with executive communications to Congress was re ferred to the Committee on Judi ciary by a vote of 52 to 25. The vote was on strict party lines. There is a rumor floating around Washington that the Supreme Court has given aa intimation that it will sustain the validity of aa in come tax if a case is again brought beforo that tribunal. - - - Lloyd C. Griscom, American Am bassador at Pome, has sent in his lcsignation to the Shite Department. He intends to devote himself to business after reaching the United States. j n appreciation of his efforts in) behalf of the discharged Browns- ville battalion the negro citizens of Washington will present, to Senator Forakcr. on Friday next, a massive .silver loving cup. Miss Alice Blech, an attache of the Bureau of the American Re publics, has been selected by Mrs. Taft ns her social secretary. She succeeds Miss Isabella Magedor, the firt woman secretary! to the wife of a President. An expert study of the nitrate iields of Chile, made recently, re sulted in the statement being made public that the deposit in this country in sight is sullicient to last 130 years at tho present rate of consumption. Tho third squadron of the At lantic fleet, Maine, Xew Hampshire, Jdaho, Mississippi, Montana and North Carolina, has been formally detached from Admiral S perry's Atlantic fleet and ordered into a special service' squadron. Former Queen Lilioukalani, of Hawaii, was among those who paid a farewell call of respect upon Pres ident Pooscvelt Thursday. The former Queen gave to the President a new book written byi her entitled 'Hawaii, by Hawaii's Queen." Three Americans were danger ously wounded and eight Mexicans more or less seriously injured when over a score of Mexican packing house laborers engaged in a pitch ed battle with a few American la borers in South St. Joseph, Mo. President Taft has announced the selection of Beekman Winthrop to be Assistant Secretary of the Navy and his acceptance thereof. Mr. Winthrop was first offered and ac cepted the post of Assistant Secre tary of State, but afterwards recon considered. Though the time given them in which to do so has expired, neither the Standard Oil Company nor the Pepublic Oil Company has paid the $50,000 fine imposed upon each of them by the Missouri State Su preme Court, when it rendered its writ of outer. Mis. Theodore Pooscvelt, it is said, carried away in her jewel box on Thursday a splendid addi tion to its beauties in a superb jewel gift which was presented to her by an admiring set of women friends and intimates in Washing ton's social and official circles. Secretary Wright approved the findings of the Retiring Board in the case of Colonel William F. Tucker, of the Pay Department of the Army, and son-in-law of Mrs. John A. Logan. This places Colon el Tucker on the retired' list for life on three-quarters pay. The military airship of the fu ture is to be armed with cannon or machine guns. The army authori ties at several headquarters through out Germany are experimenting along this line, and it has been irtually decided to provide bal loons of the rigid tfippelin type with guns. Tho eight Democratic senators who broke the quorum in the Ten nessee legislature and fled to Ken tucky to prevent their arrest, have abandoned their intention of re turning to Knoxville this week, and si.y they will remain in Ilopkins ville until the general assembly ad journs. The call of Governor Snnders of Louisiana for a Southern statci' child labor conference, to be held in New Orleans March 29, 30 and 31, has brought favorable responses from the governors of Kentucky, Tennesee, Mississippi and North Carolina, who have forwarded a list of delegates appointed by them to attend. The first chief executive to tako the oath of ofTicc in the chamber of the Scnatojn '7G years, William Howard Taft Thursday became President of .tho United States. The peonage cases involving offi cers and employes of the Jackson Lumber Company, Loekhart, Ala., wilt be appealed to tho United States Supremo Court, providing a ichearing is not granted by the Uni ted States Court of Appeal. With the Jury complete the case of the United States Government against the Standard Oil Company of Indiana, on the charge of accept ing rebates from the Chicago and Alton- Railroad, got under way in the Federal Court at Chicago Wed nesday. O. P. Bennett, well-to-do farmer of Freestone county, said to bo the only living cousin.of Robert E. Lee, has just died from effects of a fall from a buggy."" He was 3 years old and came to Texas nearly sixty years ago. He served four years in the Confederate service in Hood's bri gade. The Government of Nicaragua, according to infoimation received in Washington, is negotiating, through agents at London,, for at interna tional loan, approximating .1H),500. 000, which is to be expended on the construction of a railroad from San Miguelito on tho southeast coast of Lake Nicaragua, fo Monkey Point on fho Caribbean Sea. Behind closed doors the Senate Thursday paid to Vice President rairbanks one of the most re markable tributes ever given to a presiding ollicer. He was presented with n magnificent silver service co.-ting $1,185, a-? the gift of the entire body of senators and with a loving cup as the present of the Democratic members. The policemen will be taken away fi om the north door of the White House, which is the residential part of the building, and in view of Mr. Taft's desire that that entrance shall be for friends of the family, the same as that of private resi dences, two negro footmen who have served the Tafts at their homes in the past will replace the usual two policemen. Congressman James M. Cox of Dayton, Ohio, is in receipt of a let ter, from William J. Bryan, asking for the certified presidential vote of Montgomery county, in order to es tablish its right to the Bryan mule, which was to be given to the coun ty in any state making the largest Democratic gain. Mr. Bryan states that the figures seem to show that Montgomery county has won. At a large and enthusiastic meet ing of the lumbermen, bankers and business men of South Misissippi, held at Hattiesburg, plans were com pleted for a final fight against the proposed repeal of the duty of $2 a thousand feet on Canadian lum ber, which has been recommended by the ways and means committee of Congress. The French government's- pro ject to pension employes of the state railroad has been completed, and it was presented to a parliamentary commission. It provides for tho retirement of engineers and fire men over 50 years of age, who have been in the service 25 years, on half pay, and it gives pensions to dis abled men who have been in the service 15 years. The average- sal ary of engineers is $800 a year, and of firemen $500. Albert T. Patrick, serving a life sentence for the murder of William Marsh Rice, the aged millionaire, left Sing Sing prison Tuesday and appeared before the appellate di vision of tho supreme court of Brooklyn on a writ of habeas cor pus. Patrick hopes to argue his own case, contending he either de served death in the electric chair or freedom because his commuta tion to life imprisonment was ille aa. BRINKLEY DESTROYED EIGHT DEAD, .MANY DYING, SCORES HURT. JFiros Broko Out as Soon as tha Btortu Pasuod Relief Trains Rushod to Scene Forrest City, Aik. Hrinklcy, Ark., twenty miles West of here, on the Choc taw railroad, was completely wiped out by a cyclone at 7:H0 o'clock tonight, and every house in the community de molished. Eight persons are known to be dead, and several bundled M'liously or mortally injured. The debris of the demolished houses is on fire and the loss will bo terrible. Wires are down in all directions from Uiinkley, and informa tion is 'hard to get. Every doctor in Foirest City, the tire companies and all the lire lighting ap paratus and a hundred or more nurses and helpers left here at 12:30 o'clock tonight for Urinkloy to render all the as sistance possible to the homeless and suffering ones. Other towns along tho Choctaw have been called on for help and lire rushing assistance to the scene. The storm lasted only ten minutes and caught all the people at their homes at supper or just concluding that meal. It came without other warning than the unusual sultriness that prevailed foi sev eral hours during the afternoon, causing much discomfort to the people. All of the tracks on the three rail roads entering ltrinkley are blocked with the debris of the three depots nnd of other buildings blown down on them. Brinkley is a town of ;i,000 people, the junction point of three important railroad systems, nnd has several nour ishing industries, besides being u splen did mercantile point. There were a hun dred or more stores and other places of business, several good schools, a num ber of fine churches and other public buildings. Most of the town was built of wood, which made it easily destructi ble nnd inllammable. ARGUMENT IN COOPER TRIAL Attorney Fitzhugh Makes Brilliant Spoech for Prosecution. Nashville, Tenn. The opening argu ment in the case of tho State agaist Col. D. B. Cooper, Robin Cooper and John Shuip, charged with the death of Sena tor E. W. Carnmck, was concluded Mon day. For five hours G. T. Fitzhugh bril liantly argued to the jury that the kill ing of Senator C.irmack was without cause or without excuse. Mr. Fitzhugh consumed the entire day. His speech was ono of the best that he has ever made, and for the first time logically disclosed tho position of tho State in the case. He left no point un covered. The morning was devoted to Col. Cooper, the afternoon to the law. He was master of the situation after speaking for half un hour, and held his finger on the pulse of the courtroom dining the entire time he faced the jury. The jury, anticipating the bombard ment of oratory, was prepared for the opening speech. There was not a man of the twelve who was not under the influence of tho speaker. Mr. Fitzhugh was given the closest attention. As he reached certain crucial climaxes the jury was visibly affected, nnd tears weie in the eyes of several as he brought his description of the tragedy itself to a close. Mrs. Carnmck and her son were in the courtroom, and she sobbed during tho better part of the day. As be portrayed the harrowing details of her husband's death, she verged on hysteria, nnd tho ladies about her wore also in tears. Little- Ned Carmaek played about his friends and seemed to realize that he was in some way connected with the tragic scene being enacted before him. RAINS FEED SWOLLEN RIVERS Now Flood Stago Made Probablo by Heavy Rainfall. Memphis, Tenn. With the Mississippi river Hearing a btago of 117 feet on tho guage, the water bached up to the levees on the other side and tho report of heavy rainH on the Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio watersheds, Forecaster Emery predicts that over a foot more of water than tho 3G.:t recorded woYild bo shown on the Memphis guage before tho .river receded. All the stations north of Mem phis on tho Mississippi and its larger tributaries reported rain or cloudy weather Monday. In ease the rain continues for several days or even another day a new rise is expected along the line, which, added to the already swollen waters, would mean another flood stage immediately following the present one. During the past several months of low water every place where even tho slightest Jhiw was discovered wus strengthened, and this, with tho ex tensive revetting wurk is considered un ample safeguard against the present Ugh water. E. Backache, Pains In the Kidneys, Bloat Ing, Etc., Overcome. A nurso is expected to know what .o do for common ailments, and wom en who suffer back ache, constant lan guor, and other com mon symptoms of kidney complaint, should bo grateful to Mra. M i n n i o Turner,- of E. B. St., Anadnrko, Okla., pointing out tho way to find quick relief. Mrs. Turner used Doan'sKId aoy Pills for a run-down condition, backache, pains in tho Bides and kid neys, bloated limbs, etc. "The way they have built me up is simply mar velous," says Mrs. Turner, who is a nurso. "My health improved rapid ly. Five boxes did so much for mo I am telling evorybo'dy about it." Sold by nil denlers. 50 cents a blXr Foster-Mllburn Co.. Buffalo, N. Y. MADE HIM SIT UP. Wifle I'll make you sorry you ever luarreled with me! Hubby "What will you do? Go homo to your mother, I suppose? "Wifle No; I'll bring "mother here! Thanks to the Burglar. The dark lantern flashed through tho flat. Then came tho gleam of a revolver. "Hands up!" hissed the head of the family. "You're a burglar." "Y-yes," gasped the intruder, as ho faced the cold steel. "What have you stolen?" "Your wife's pug dog." "H'm. Er if that's all you may Bneak out quietly." t "And your motherln-law's parrot." "You don't say. Well, here is some t loose change." "And your daughter's phonograph." "Good! Here's some more loos change." "Also your son's punching bag." "What! Great Scot, man, come out to tho library and I'll open a special bottle." Tit-Bits. Might Look for Recovery. Tho following was told of tho pa tient of a well-known New York phy sician: Tho patient, an elderly gentleman, became quite ill while the doctor was absent upon a vacation, the indisposi tion being the result of too frequent potations. A female nurse was at once engaged to care for him in his hotel. A lady, residing in the same hotel,, became aware of his illness, and In terested herself to the extent of one morning Inquiring concerning his con dition of the chambermaid. "Shure, ma'am," replied Maggie, "an' I think he do be getting along very well. The nurse was slttln on his lap this mornin'l" CONGENIAL WORK And Strength to Perform It. A person in good health is likely to have a genial disposition, ambition, and enjoy work. On tho other hand, if the digestive organs have been upset by wrong food, work becomes drudgery. "Until recently," writes a Washing ton girl, "I was a railroad stenog rapher, which means full work every day. "Like many other girls alone in a largo city, I lived at a boarding house. For breakfast it was mush, greasy meat, soggy cakes, black coffee, etc. "After a few months of this diet I used to feel sleepy and heavy in tho mornings. My work seemed a ter rible effort, and I thought tho work was to blame too arduous. "At home I had hoard my father speak of a young fellow who went long distances in the cold on Grape Nuts and cream and nothing more for breakfast. "I concluded if it would tide him over a morning's heavy work, it might help me, so on my way homo ono night I bought a package and next morning I had Grape-Nuts and milk for breakfast. "I Btuck to Grape-Nuts, and in less than two weeks I noticed improve ment, I can't just tell how well I felt, but I remember I used to walk tho 12 blocks to business and knew how good it was simply to live, "As to my work well, did you ever feel tho delight of having congenial work and tho strength to perform it? That's how I felt. I truly believe there's life and vigor in every grain of Grape-Nuts." Name given by Postum f!o Battle Creek, Mich, Read "The Rood to Well, ville," in pkgs. "Thoro's a Heason." Kter rend he nliovc IctierT A new one npiicurM from time to time. ' They nre Rcnv.lnc, true, nud full of hnmnn I liferent. A NURSE'S EXPERIENC .rfjv h-jn.NnT.8, for - wimBt'laiwtwwsmi TIiihQ)Mii.iimH .