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TriE FAPMIKGTON TIMES
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Tin' liuuri's fioin nflnT mt ri t IniiiM th" auuu'iiat" ti inuii' than j ,4nii.(iiHi Classified hy iiuintricH. II Is si'i'ii that the liirci'st fmil i lluilnrs lo 111" ltiiiiiii.'iathin host wi re Ausliia llinmiiiv . Italy ami Hussla tin, I Fin land An tiiiiuilsi chili lu Ni'M ' Vm k wlilcli Ib Iryig In cct ineiiihcrK all over tlie roimtry is smnllim nut verse in tin' efTi't't tlnlT tl W I 11 it I 111 I ll U.-'I'S the (liiunlinul Mill" the iesslmlst si'i f (inly the hide. Several learned tliv Kll'lailH tlltree that the pesslllllsl will feel mure like an optimist and the ot tllltiiil inure like a pessimist a few liimrH later it eaeh eats only what h" Bees. It Is mainly fnun Africa. Ame'lea find A ii si rn li ;i that the world draws Us 1 1 1 I I y of unld. hoiiic Jliiu.iiiin iKin worth, won i k n 1 u 1 1 v every year. Af rlca leads w.lh ahoiit Jl ."ininHi.nnu; next comes the I nited Stated will iihont I'l.'.iiiiii.iiiin Ausfial.'a ran!;; third with some $sri.oiKi,(Miii; while If us Ufa. hnth in Kurope and Asia. .Mexico Cunada ami several other eoiintriet also make tip the hulHiice. Kunene Xliutiierman of Cineinnall father of the duchesn if Manehestcr ttllii already owns two historic casilri In Great llrilaln. is said to he nemnl BthiK for two more. Well. If .Mrs Hiirnett, the novelist. Is to believed tliere Is no Greater estheflc Joy thai that to be derived from file restoia tlon of an KitKllsh emnte nrd no hetfei place for tint I'Xpenditiirt" of Amerlcitt muney, renardless of flnanclul tmln gency at home. In mich rase, aftet the restoration of all hlr. estates. .Mr Zlmmer-niiin ouKht to know joy j quAdrunU form. OHIO FLOODS REACH CREST THOUSANDS ARE DRIVEN FROM HOMES AND BUSINESS PRAC TICALLY SUSPENDED. LOSS WILL BE VERY HEAVY Watrrj Receding at Pittsburrj Many Houses Submerged in Lower Towns Food and Coal Supplied. Wtieellnir V Va Seven final -a,..! .i .s'.u:- di iven lit'in llu ir ! i Ha - ail;"... I i .miin i'i: iiIU'i allil.'Sl i i .i.; ! i-. . u: nfl iiinl 1 1 1 1 iiii'-.s suit i nil- I lialliilr;" Wli'iltlllt to Mi" IX ii nt nl iii.ni Mi" is. i :nl s of dn!!.i-.'. ;i. . l:itt' .M'.nilav i sii'f. i iin: lioiu a iiii.-' iljsasi runs flu. I. S'Hit ear siivlt" Willi ill" Ohio i nl.- It.i - I ii i ni i. ft ami inilus't ml I .an - wi'hiuti an i x' I'ti'in, are idlt Tli.- !. it'll win.: will proh.ilily l" li t.i i it ' ii i it- .1 'in''l Int. Vnnilav wlille it will li" Mi" it.nl. 11" nl Mi" """I. I." lore limuial rtiuiti' .. .in a!" r"-.tiii"d W.iter Falling at Pittsburg. I'I't -leu If. I'll Th" II. .(ill StilHf i J .ti hit alnl s inches, ii'iielid her S ni.l.iv is i.t.itl i.'inishiui'. ThlH -.in" i- il Lii h-.-s Mi. m that of u : ai aiiu. wli.n Mi" highest iimth m i known ll.itil.il I'iiisIiiiil; and Al- j . ..'Il.-liv. I r. ll.ns i,; ih, )'.: ,u, a lilli tl tiu.i'k' l hut Mil's" ha. I In "II "lunt."d of i .i I mil . ! I'. . . . f ul pumps I ".i Mi" wall l mil of Mi" i n 'ill" room- of the In-.: lint. Is ami i.Mifi stiuetuti s On Mn in. :M Mile ollii lal. ii'" .1 1st I ilnl' III-; i nal an. I food lii impi i-i. iii .1 lainili -s I'm' Mtts purpiis" -1 u-.u Io.im's "f bi'-ad ami I. ni'u pounds of hnlni'iia wet set iiii tl. Many Houses Flooded. Sfeiihcnville Ohio eiiitl"!' dump 30 fe"t ll Kll. i'i ills! i III ' I'd ael.ISS low -iroillnl l.v Mi" I'arui'un' Sleel t'o. to protect eoinpiin;. hmises fioin hmli wiii'-r in lit.- ( J li ii i ilvr. u'lve way umli-r tin- pn ssiit" nf I'itek w.'ti-i' Sttn day nl iii mn it ii ml ,".u houses were ' inlih iih Hi -i 1 i: the occupants Inallill.-i'il lo "St :t.e Kailroitil int. I iiititinit lim s are uti del wall r and till I.e. a n-s In Mm vL i 'lllt.l an- I! Ii .1 If.nl'.i'S hele itntl a 'I'i m in i i i. Kmpire Ni w 'iiu,li"i lanil .M.nno .line t n mi . I'liliausiiee, Wells 'nu t:. Hiilliititi air1 a i n-tr ..w n are ! piirMy sithtii"i'ui"l. ( On" child wa- ilii'wn. 1 at rn!!;tns i lu i. I I Sells Dies Away From Home. j New York '-William Sell'. .ti'"d 4 .M ill's, ih" last of three Si lis I 1.1 i.t ll"! I. illit pi nuiill.'lll il . ( II CUM ! Ha ii. il . i il "iii 1 1 Mm il.iv in I.e. apart j iti' iii - in a Iiinl-" I .' h Mi- l-:iizii j I.. Hi Mi ill i:. ti.-- al l.i M . i Tim iy- ii ! f ti -I1..-I li'itth was dm lo u.tu li'ii. Tli" poll"" iir..'si;-ii.iiiit iiull ciiii il iimi Si ll- had not h. . n Itunn wiih his faiitil ami hii.l iip;irini"UU al Mi. Mi W illialiis e-lahii: Inn. I". ...in e la-t S. ii'inli"!'. Twenty One Women Held Up. a-iiiiiinon Ii r Sine,, la t S"P teillher there hale hei ti Z 'J-saullH alnl roliherii's ol umiii'ii on ih" .-tii'eis o VYasliitiKton. Th" last ease occiii in) in front of the llrlHsli enthiisst . on thn lliosl f.l -llililliilili- street of llie e.ipitlll. The i-t i m was Miss Mai li Mullan of HUH Connecticut aieiiin. Nor'h west. The detttives l;nic m : found a reliable clew. New Armored Cruiser a Greyhound. Newport News. Va The new ar mored cruiser North Can. itn, t com pleted her trial speed test Sunday, the success of which places her In a class hy herself as an annul .'d lessel. She maintained an iivera;-'. speed of lii? -IS knols. the best spei d ever llitnlo hy a vessel of the ai'tiioied t miser (lass. Caldwell Placed in Asylum. New York AiUuilKed a pariinoliic, Hubert ('. Coldwcll, who atialnitl Inlermitlonal notoriety llinniuli his test iniiiny In the Diuec case in l.olidon. Klin kind, where he luis hi'en wanted slnco on u cnarge of perjury, was removed Monday from his liotiio In Stitten Island to the Insane asylum on Ward's Island. Railroads Observe the Law. Washington, I. (.' -tiralilh ntlon 18 expressed by the interstate com merce t (iininission nver two ctuiilliiiius thai have arisen within a day or two. In concrete form they mean Ameri can railway ofllcials as a class are do Inn nil thai lies in their power lo meet the situations that have developed tin der the new laws applylii-- to inter state t raffle. Traitor In Dreyfus Case Dying. Paris Major rerdiiianil Ksterhay, the traitor for wliuiii Dreylus siifTereii live years of prison llie, Is dylni! In an attic nt No. 1 ID St. .lames Ter race, Warwick avenue, lindon, whero be hides tinder the mime of tha Ciitnie do Yolk'tntint Portuguese Exiles Must Wait. Paris Many I'ortiinuese political exiles urn sl! lu I'urls anxiously wait ing for the expectej proclamation of a general amnesly to lliey cun return lo Lisbon. "IT'S AN V fi-LJ HAD BU132 WIVES WITZHOFF ADMITS THAT HE ONCE LIVED IN ST. LOUIS. MARRIED AS LIVELIHOOD Before Starting for English Prison, the Bigamist Boasts of His Conquests. London -The Kvi nini; News pub lished Friday the llrst installment id an antohiouraphy of Arthur III lies. or Hill". t lie b!;:,iiiilst who was senfemeil Thursday at I'.ris ii. I to seven years' penal servitude. In he iititul.iiuu'ii pli v which was written In lldii; llynes says "I i:ne the real fin Is of all my wroiiKdoiiiKs'." The testament shows that llynes' real name was F. A. Shot.. Ainom; llie aliases he has borne are Weston ami WltzhotT The headlines to the ailtoliiouraphi were written by Mines himseli and read: Headlines of AuHbioy rjphy. "Wlthnfl' tells his lit" story. Th" man with :'.u names and iinairiedi wives ItiKiituy i's a means nl liic'.l Inn id." lu a slim t pieiai" the wnier rays tin re Is no tintli in the reports that he possessed I'll) Will's, 11" 111,11 llt'll only .T- women. lu hi: remarkable 1111 la'i'.e Mines snis he was born In N"iif l.a!"l. Swii. "iliind. In 1VH. and enii'-niled in llie rniled Slates in I ssl lie was ap pii'iilici'd to di'iilistri In I'liilad. Iphi.i Al'i'i'iianl h" practiced mill an assu ciiiie. Until were iii'rcsti il for malprac tice and placed under bonds of J."..utMi each. It was the friend who piuiided Schotz' lion I who simnesietl martlaues as a means ol repaiiuu tin writer. CHIELAN ADMIRAL CADLES NEWS Wires Navy Department He Has Been Requested to Say All Is Well. Washington, I (' -The navy de paiiment has received the following calilenrani from Admiral Sinipsnii of llie Chilean navy, on board the cruiser Chat ithiim, which piloted Admiral Kvans' Heel partially Ihrotmh the Snails of Magellan: "Admiral Kvans requests me to In form the department of the fleet at sea Tuesday. p. ni.. bound for Callao. via Valparaiso. Kverythltm roIiik on well. Admiral Kvans much better In health." Black Hand's Modest Demand. Mlllvlllc, N. .1. John lhillcy, who operales u saw mill al Italleytown, three miles south of .Millvllle, Is alarmed over a "lllark Hand" letter ho received. It demands that llalley leave $aU ill the butt of an old tree, designated on the Spring Garden road. He Is uiven two weeks to comply with the demand or suffer "death In a pe culiar milliner." Homt Defender Under Bond. New Ciiiiibellaiid. I'll. John I'robst, the war veteran contiued In Jail for a month for defending his home In Wnrmleybiiri;. with a slintKtiii against the encroachments of the I'ennsyl vaniu railroad, which was going to seize a part of his back yard, has been discharged by Judge Saddler un der laiill bull to keep the peace. Sunday Theater Conviction, Topeka. Kas .ludge A. W. Dana of the district court declared . M. Crawford, a ilieii'rlcal manager of To peka. guilty of violating the Sunday law by requiring bis ticket sellers, scenery shifters uud other employes to work on Sunday. Deer Enter Barnyard. Mailton, N. J. During the past week doe nnd buck deer have been seen In this vicinity. One eniered the barnyard nf John Olt und drank froai , a pump trough. ILL WIND" MORSE DENIFS GUILT. Deposed Ice King Placed Under Ar rest On His Return From Europe. New York - Chaih s W . Morse, the deposed hanker and loiiner head of the he trust, iirt'esied at quarantine on his arrival on hoard the l.ti'iiria from Kuropc Sunday, was ar raigned la fore Justice Uiwlaifl In the criminal brain h of the supreme court Monday morning and plinth d not guilty. lie was released on the same $Jn mid bond the Fth llti and I posit Co. of .Mai . i Intiil mm. for him Sunday lift einooli It is said Morse was surprised at being placed iimlei physical arrest. DOWER TO DUCHESS $50,000. Titled Husband of Dauqhter of Shonts Has No Claim to Even That, New York lusi J.'.O.OuO was the settlement made by Th lore I'. Shouts on his daughter Theodora, when she became flic duchess of (Tiaiilnes on Saturday, according in n well-ituthcnclated report now current This money went to the bride, and the due can lav no claim to it. The paucity ol the settlement on the new duchess is reuaideil by friends of tin collide IIS llie best elideflce that thellS was really a hue nialili. Edison's Secretary Kills Self. West Oianu". N. .1. John V 1 1 :t in li 1 1 .li . 1 1 "usurer of the Kilisn., phono'-'riiph works ami a nil'itl.er of other Kdison companies and private secretary to Thomas K.lison. shot and killed himself Monday in the c"l lar of his home on New Valh y way. In this t ill. Declares Our Navy O. K. Washington, U. C. - Kear Admiral Con verse, who was duelled by tin piesidefil to Iniesti'-iate anil report as to correclness of the tritulsins hurled at the Culled States navy, bus c-itnpli i"il his task ami the (hidings have been made public The admiral assorts that "our ships are not in ferior to those in foreign services'' Jap Spies Make Maps. Santa Monica, Cal Seven Jap anese, with a small cannon, have been at work several days on tin tin frequented bluff which marks the northern limits of Santa Monica bay. making maps of the cllfTs along the water. These experiments have aroused settlers, as It Is thought li portion of the American battleship fleet will spend several days In the buy. The smull pivot gun, mounted on u cliff ISj feet above the sea. was fired first In one direction and then another. Cuts Throat In Turkish Bath, Chicago. III. Hubert A. Ault, 3" ylears old, ninnager of the Chicago branch of the Ault Woodford Co., was found unconscious in bed In n Turkish bathhouse at 137 Clark street early Thursday morning Ills throat had been cut. A small pocketknlfe was found beside him. Ault had acted strangely all day. Physicians say he can not recover. Sultan's Fourteenth Child. Constuitlnople The sultan of Turker became the father of a princess, who receved the name of Sanileh. Ills majesty, who Is In his Cut h year, hud previously seven sous and six daughters Almack Gets Life Sentence, Omaha. Neb. Willis Almack was found guilty of murder In the first degree, and his punishment fixed at j life Imprisonment. Almack and two companions, employes of Hani I'nk. a Chinese restutirunt keeper, killed and fibbed their employer on the night of July II. 1907. Collar Button Kills Boy. Philadelphia William Urown, in years old, was Btrungled here by uwnl lowing a collar button while sneezing. Tha boy died In his mother's arms. NEWS OF CONGRESS DOINGS OF PEOPLE'S REPRESEN TATIVES AT WASHINGTON. BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS PRESENTED Concise Report of Measures In troduced and What Action Is Taken on Them. Hawaiian Bills Favored. Vushltiglott The house committee on territories fuvorably reported a bill limiting the duration of leasing of ag ricultural land in Hawaii to Ho yean.. The committee also lavoiahly reported a bill authorizing llie payment of Ha wulltin postal savings hank deposits. Embry's Nomination Favored. Washington Favorable report was authorized by the senate Judiciary couiiulllee on llie nominal toll of John Kmbiy to he district uilorney for Ok luhoma. Reports Army Appropriation Bill, WashingtonChairman E. Hull of the committee on military affairs re ported to the house the army appro priation hill carrying a provision for a 2" per cent Increase in Hie pay ol enlisted men and non commissioned of fleers. Agree on Washington Traction Bill. Washington The house committee on the District of Columbia reached an agreement to report favorably the Washington Tine: ion bill, providing for the exfens.on of all the electric car lines in the capital to the union station, the sale of tickets six for ll.'ic. the Issuance of universal transfers and more rapid transit. Commission Prepares an Answer. Washington In response to a re quest of the senate committee on III state commerce, the interstate com merce coiiim'ssion Is preparing a let ter setting forth Its opinion of legisla tion providing for a physical valua'lon of railroads. This legislation was pro posed by Senator Ul Follelle of Wis cousin. It Is the desire of the senute committee lo ascertain whether the In lerslafe commerce commission be lieves file measure ought to be enact ed Into law. Department of Labor Bill. Washington llepresentative Snl.er of New Yoik Introduced a hill to es tablish a department of labor. The hill provides for six assistant secre taries of labor, who shall have super vision of questions relating exclusive ly lo labor. Discuss Wetherspoon Nomination. Washington -Afler a brief executive session Monday, the senate ordered fin doors closed ami for several hours din i a.--' il the Wt'tlii'i spiHiu in mi i it ii i It ill . lulling i hi. executive session an agree men! was i cached lo consider the ocean mail subsidy hill on Wednesday Pass Government Supply Measure. Wii'-hlniilon - The ixecutive and judicial uppropriu! ion hill, one of the l.nge supply measures of the govern incut litis passi'd hi the house aflei several dais" discussion. The amount can n il hi It is practically as report ed by the c. iiiiiiiii i (.. $::;.:;. it, ."ll. There was lively debate over the provision eking discretion lo heads of departments to remove or reduce In cut :n Itateil employes of the govern ment. The provision went cut on a point of onler. although a new one was adopted declaring the appropiin tinii not available for the ((unpens:! lion of any persons Incapacitated for performing the service for which they are employed. Mr. Tawney took oc citsliin lo remark thai the original pro vision of the hill was not directed at sn h i an n mi ' oil clerks or employes, hut only ut those who. regardless of uge, had become lm tipiiciiaicil. Clay Speaks on Aldrtch Bill. Washington The senate gave atten tion to n speech on the Aldrlch cur rency hill by Senator Clay of Georgln. Mr. Clay's declarations In favor of the Issuance of paper money by the gov eminent provoked a controversy be tween him nnd republican senators. Senators Iidge and Teller both gave their views on the policy of Issuing paper money by the government. $3,000,000 for New Building. Washington In response to a pro vision of the sundry civil appropria tion bill of last session, directing him lo inquire Into the subject, Secretary Corlelyon Kilday transmitted to the speaker of the house n resolution for an appropriation of j:( iiiiO.niii) for a new building for the bureau of en graving and printing. Interstate Commerce Hearings. Washington The house committee on judiciary has decided to grant hear ings on bills looking to the amend meiit of the Interstate commerce law. Buyers Say Union Will Sell. Kittle Hock, Ark Little Hock cot tun buyers say that It will not he long before the Farmers' l'nlon In Arkan sas will be ready to turn loose almost all the cotton stored in their ware houses throughout Jio state. "Blind Tigers" Decreasing. Arkudelphia, Ark The grand Jury in Its report commends th officers fot diminishing the number of "blind tigers." The report urges that all join in stopping the sale of liquor lo the county. 3 NEWS OF MISSOURI 118,000 Fire at Seymour. Seymour Three buildings lu the business portion of Sey.iiour were de stroyed by fire, cuiisIuk a loss of $!. HUD. The fire originated lu the rear of the building occupied by Alcorn Johnson, general merchants. Other buildings weie occupied by Stokes (Jihson. also generul merchants, and I). Vanderbllt, with a harness stock. The origin Is believed to have been Incendiary. It is supposed that thieves, after robbing th'' Alcorn & Johnson store, set five to the building. 2,504 Enrolled at M. S. U. Columbia The enrollnietn at the Viiiverr.lty of Missouri has reached 2. ".lit the llrst time that It has ever gone' over the J.f.OU mark. Of H'' ;.r.(l4 students enrolled. 219 are at Ttnlla and Z.aSr, at Columbia. The present tale of Increase, not) In two years, probably leads all of the uni versities and colleges or the Vlilteil Suites. The dormitories here are till crowded to their fullest cupat ity. Mayor Prevents Kidnapping. St. Joseph The timely intervention of Mayor Sprntt this morning pre vented the kidnapping of wl,11 row. the 7 yen r i Id daughter of J- V" Wothrow of Denver. The child lives wi'b her grandmother. Mrs. W A. King, since her parents separated. Wlthrow tried to take tier hi force, but Mayor Spratt. who happened to be near, drove 1 1 i nt away ami advised him to secure his child legally or not at all. Injured Children Better Adrian All the children Injured in the explosion of the boiler in Hi" Adrian school building are now out of danger. Miss Maude Morgan. Ih ten her. who was rescued fnun under the hursted boiler, was more seriously Inf.ireU than at llrst supposed, t hough her physician is hopeful for bet iccov ery. Pettis County Vote Dry. Seditlla l'ellls counry. ou'snle ol Sedalia and Including Hi" "' Siniihton. I.anuinte. Iloiistonla, Hiighesville. II inn. Dresden ami Georgetown, voted dry in the local option election by .".40 maturity. In Sedalia township two precincts gavi' a wet majority of !. Dry Town Without Watch. Meviei - Mayor Itowlaml announces, that the town of II. vier will soon b" without a night watchman or stri"t ciinniissloner. They will be taken from 'he pay roll, he sai- to tcdiico expi uses, the cili "'t a-mii being at fel ted by the local opt nil. Three Aged Fellow Townsmen Die. Wellsvlll-- :'f,th hit" , !;. d tbree "llsville cltiz.'l!-. " ll h 1""' '''I'''' Ivor,, and ten H"" K""l"' ''"J 71. anil lli'iiiitniiti Smith, a-'d r.'. di.' d here Seaittil.M. ll' i aged 77. Is roiiottc.l i. ail in 1 Mm !! X , . nlr!" ii i'.'M- ii dauglrc: CommiErioncrF Terms LP Jeff, i -.hi tMK The H i nt' .. Police Cointitis-ioiiers Kiliot II :: ami A K. ('.Illlau'-lef of Kllll'li CM have ex pind an. I for me ". a' l"id """ I1"-' tlciillls ol that ( i'i appear '" :"' collect nod There an- no applicant to succeed (belli. Poplar Bluffs Contractor Drowns. Doniphan -In an attempt to cro'.'f Current liver. Charles Utswi'll. a con tractor ami builder of l'oplar lilnff was swept from the buggy seat and drowned. The team made Its way ii"hore Ijiswell's body has tint been recovered. Palmyra Merchant Goes Insane. Palmi ra Milton Cary. n well known merchant of this city, suddenly he came insane a few days ago. ami hl condition became so had that !t wns found necessary to take him to St. Joseph hiMine asylum Missouri Train Is Robbed. Nevada -The Missouri, Kansas & Texas passenger train on the Nevada Kldorudo Springs branch was robbed of $:i.'iu0. The money wiis taken .from an Iron express box. The offi cers have no clew. Camden County to Vote on Saloons. I, In u Creek The County Court nl Camden County has ordered a local option election, March 10. Camden has long been numbered among lh" "dry" counties, having had no saloons for several years. Woman Made Commissioner. Jefferson City Coventor Folk has SlMHiliited Miss Willie McWIlllttUls school commissioner lor Clinton coun ty to succeed .1. I). Ma it. resigned. Fought Under Napoleon III. I'ncltb Mike llerger, 71 years old. who served under the banner of Na poleon III., died nt the home of hifi niece, Mrs. Louis Notithem. here. He was proud of his record, and talked orten of his services in his cai.i paicn. John Long Dead at 62. Kansas City-John Long. 62 years old. a wealthy retired wholesale gro cer, died ut his home here. He wbs born In Havarli and came to Kansas City in the 'COs.