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THE FARM1NGT0N TIMES
THE FARMINOTON TIMES PRTQ. CO., Publlihert. 4KIUNOTOK. MISSOURI ;news of the week The latest news of the world briefly told. NORTH. EAST, SOUTH, WEST Foreign Lands, Throughout the Na tion, and Particularly from the Great Southwest. CONGRESSIONAL ll is t !:( i'- i" i-.iv adjoin titiii-nt f f 111" ( 'ill I !- 1 , .1 - ll,lil'l .- ,'HI !l I I'll nhllim tin i, i hut !.! oi , Mi-miii illl'l Al'i.olill In li, I on - ,.::!.-S I'f the I'lilnn vi ill I,,' i, ,i. in li, ! pin I, il to the hums,- nf i" i ' , i ' i net, i ii' ; i , s. A voluminous mass nf maims' i itt rt'lm um In tli I'liiiaii.a i in. al was transmitted fiiiiii Hi,' Wliii,' House In thi gowi inncn: primlm; ufTii nhi Mondnv lb,' pi 1 1, ,1 s nf tin punted rtor. linn in wi n s"iil tn tiii- pi rHiili'iit. Tlif unilm standing is t la' '1 x ' 1 1 1iVC ,t, ids Hi Ki llll il Hi i HI.L'l i kk lie lilt nfiinuittiiui nf Kip li avmnk"t s as 1 1 1 i -v - there should I nil iuvcstign Hun of tin' i nii.il propi-riy iinpiii i'i! from l,r' Flench i , m t-i' i ; . with Hi" Vi I' .'III get la t.i del "tlllll:" win III mi . tiii r i ff I'm' ' t rill. : inn I.' put li al, i t . I' IS pi.-.M in. s .;.,:. In -i il'i.l..a .;:il il Mill M . . l . . I . i - in : I..: ' I'. l. I, .In ,'. IIP I .,1,1111. I. ill i" ' i i.i. man lil.' i' cum.' II. n. ' ial." S' 15 In ..hi' i-ii.i ;. In. I i It i. ('In. In :.!i il ' i : nil li .1 il: Juin' i i n.-:' iij. ;i clilll.: !i.' S- npi.ti 1 l" I' I' 1:111 11 ..In i. ml '! I, .1 in 'I. .tin.:- il, u'.,iii .1 In llf i'l' i II I'I. I UlIlM I I en i::i I ( in. . . .. t;!,.ni! I : II .: S il' II in all iniii i This v : V.'IIM. . 1 1 , i a; li' ii t'lii.:!,'. 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('.liiial ami ISnnili Am 'i. an ' ui'ii' :i.'s ii.'ir iaii 11. il This was tl:.- lirsi n nl liiisim s:: nf this s. s.-iuti in th - s. naic. Iiariimi tliu a tlun nf i,u s, nut.' in i iinlii iiiim.' .Mis liii'us i wil flat, ii'lii-ral. as a th.- s.. ii'li. Tl,. ii. ip. si mi.s u l,li:i tiat inn. nl ilm Ciiiil.ii .-I misi r. . s in s ih lilt i'h :mii ami iirhi- GCNER-L NEWS A im Ii nl Inn hi. ii LniinTi'il al Ilm Jai! .'it i:inil!i . K . Im ill. CApi'.'SsuiI inn pi s, nl huriiim: I'lmui' liill. a yniim.' hll, mail. :u Um stake, lull lie i)ti.'-is had s;ii"ii..l ip. pilsuiii-r lo Mm. ii ilin ,. I . i r 1 1 ui lulu tlm iimh lu I'iM '. I ; 1 1 1 l. k ( ilhi.i.n pi. siil. lit uf the Vnii.il liailiunils ul San Flam isi u. irui nl ly w,:i I'.- ti n i.i-M imlii iuil in. in tn l-ii 'ii t'lal in 'In- iiimpan; auuitisi tin I.,, u in !;: d ul In ili, i., : sup.'rvis (its Tins uns ih, siai- ni' nl of his tii t vtuii'ev Wihiani l-'iimdon. Tlie i tllllhtl III lull ul till hiu lllluliet' lnt,i. s';i iif tin i i, 'li n y wliii h lias lien lupini'd as imunm lit fc." sinuu lillie s lu ll, M il I.I I n in at' ( IlllSUIn- Tiiaiiim. l.'ilwanl T. ll'm s. Freilntli li eyci haus- r anil rupri si'iitiit ives (if tlm Ihihi'Ii and .'n:t imiti Mlnmsnin lllll.l'iT illti'l.sts aie In rullferi III (' ill lhiluih. (I. t ninii cniiri i'in'1, s were filinrk'il hi'ti il In i. inn knnv.n iliir Crown I'rliicess Cm ilia had i-uld the diainnml (liailuiii whii h was jsiveii in In r hy the I'liipernr as a . I'd.iini: aift. In order to ol.iain il I'll i' . s " ill io i iintl'ihute to the fund fur ilm i. !i' f ul 111" widovs Hinl ori'linn1 "I 'I"' Hamm Colliery ex jtlosion si'eral wm-ks a'n. The pliysii iuns at iTiieimo alieiidlni; Mr. Sarah llaile'it Steunson, ahaiid cneil Hope of savilitf lie, llf,-. Siie is one nf tl. In si known women libysii Inns in Hie I'nin il Stairs. "Peace" was tin- ku; mile of the last Session of ilm federal rouneil of the lii oiesiiiiit i litn t h. s In Philadelphia, when the (I'di s'in. s, who, for a week. hvf ilelmii'd eyery iim silon mliailin, the religion wotUU, urn! Godspeed" to each other. Eight hundred school rhlhlicn were ttrmvn Idio u panic, one (lrl via liriils.-d novorely and many oilier were burt aH the result f K fire that B(n fil in a l;ii'K' frame building adjoining the Bcunloii school, Herry svnuc and One Hundred and Scvculci'iith itrect Chlcufio. i Emperor William ami every mem l r nf the Imperial fntully must pructlce most rigid economy from now m iiihI indefinitely. This, although lib utiiiniil Income Is estimated censor vatlvcly al $10 iiiiii.ooo. Again anil again Sin inlist nii'iiilii'i'H df the Reichstag have deplored the 'inin'r or , i nn imam ns frightful. Htil In1 1 1 i 'i m n i , h i xf r:t rinnncf only In lit In i n. William .1 Hrjiin niav become prcsi ili iil (il Texas university This is the lid si i. pun al,., in tin- futviii' (if III! ('olnmiiU' l , 'I n accept til pntiltlilll j r.i '.nii would 1 1,' r.'.iun . J in n tiii- from I'li'l-ii. Ali.v; K.i i In l inii Duff, i in Campbell am d I'J. tli.' daughter (il w.al'hv pan ll's mill i nf il,,- must In amifiil "lllil'll ill ( 'till llllll, Has f'lllllll (li'llil In t' I, :r In ."iin uf In i 1 1 1 1 r 1 1 wi'n ih, mis tun,, , mi I'li'i Si In IT. thi, pi ima din, tin (if il.-' Tiinia lii'iina' i ( ' li ' t 'it n y . wliu i" 1 1 ' f I, rimed In - married In .Inlili I 1 1 . tin 1 1 1 1 i I i s I is r. pin n il ti. have In ell h '. 'i lly married tl, lilln. .link'" M, Siiri.-y. in ti criminal i inn', nf ( lniiii.li, iiphcl'l the primary ' I' i linn law Me decided tha' those I' I, minus IihIh 1. il i - i In.. i.i.'i ial grand Jury under tin- August primary law fur pi ijuiv, conspiracy ami II 1. i.'iil wing must stand Irlul Tli.' liv. i y Inn n r.f K. iv liavis, nt It. tiis.in 'I 'as. hiiiiii'd and seventy Im: n. s p. i ish. .1 in i In' llanius 'I ii.' i ' . i pi inn tn l,i tendered tin Wtn'li' hi'i'li'is l.y ih.ir niiiiw (tv .I 1- I Mil sirhm will li. mini, t All A in. rii an ii.ti ii"i in s. ml p pri'Sriil- ll i I'.l, I- will l,i- 11 a , i . i-. (Mil nf i IliiV I'.'ii'i'-ti 1 . l ,i. IH . uf lil 'In !-!' iiii' l,li '. w mk i.l i am p' l i.iil nf ai i lnl um. t Ii.' Ih si pt a. I ii al M, um ! i ial pirns,' ui I'll 'in u,i III ii. i um in li mil'!.- l.alliiul '- a mi' . I, :,-;;!. I. !; 'linf ..-al. 'i. .I,, il 1 1 i 1 1 slup iim.l aluiii; U:i.. I nil'i'S Iliiil l'il i l'il;4 iii.s. lll h. , 'stalilisli.il i ' i'.' i.' tuiii i , : 1' .! I t ii i f P. - M..iti. - Is dui.i: f i ." v il'i'ni' iuul,,' lt,.i s ' "ill I'll tu t 'i , ! , I a I , , S.p ii,-.-- iii I.i .'. ' I .1 !n ',. us" .'ill- t hu ! ii'. liu.'S I ''il.- 1 1 iiVsis. ,"telnp, il riuni a .'nl. I ! I" i ' ' l 1 ' I " 1 ' 1 . 1 nil 111" , .hiiim l,,r III ii I mm 'i, a. u '. I ' ll ii l' mis lash- tl him t " a I.' In -''in nl ilm iiflii'ia: mil; it it. i' I, "ii.-. ami I' ft him ll. i li'1 . "hi '-! stay. .1 i Imre till ilm nilii I''1'. Iu' N. is I V . l si hi , r. I used I. it. i IH..1 iias I , . ii ill i.i er since I'i.. i. I'm Iiuus. u Ii -mil s' I p ii n I ' 'i's uf ih" adil.laivtiatiim Imlii'V" lln Imi" ill ' in. i , il a i, ' - e li 1 1 ii .11 inn nn th" pint I, I Si'liiilntf llf III. Ill pllltli'S III ili-.i".!ii 'In aiimlnistiaiiiiii it; lis iluslim days. The pi. si, lent lias "all id tu his support Ins friends in tlm simile ami is pi, n. turn; a Ikoidiis de f' nn , if nut a coum.T ai;iri sslve ino. im nt A niant h'ast uf thnamite was pr' m, itiir. i -miIi .! il in die i ii'ial work intis nt !;is nl'isno Tin nn n v.. i" killed ami !if' iiijnt.'d ll may he thai otln r have lie. n killed, fur ilm ilehris is pii. d up in all din ciimis. lias (ihisno cm is ahnu' t'niity miles frmn t'Snhill. .Hid 111. shock of. tile i'Mll,sinll was 1 1 j t-1 im I I. I' here. William Ni Isiip Ci'iini,Mll In a J. nan "in d sum hunt makes swuuplm.: in nial uf all clinvL'i's .if urafi and crook edn, ss in riinama i iinal ii"iil. t ; ansa' 1 1. n lie. oh inn miliums of ilnllais lias jnsl i"i n cliinnil ill New Vinl, ':. Wild. 1 the I'liil.'.J Slams St. ul I 'in ii n :rt inn tak"s hut Ilm fiiinilaiil Si. .. (';,: compaiiy. v.iili pliinis al liu'l'T ami N'. wnisi'e, 'a.. and Hammum!. Ind , ami th,- I'i. ss. iI Steel Car . ..inpaiiy. with pi ant m at lie. Kit-.- il'icks nm I iin lower .North Sid 4 I'ittslnim. I'i si.i.'i.t ,., i I T.ifi hiiiI Speak"!' Ciitii.uii iuul ai, li, ni and a !,;iif i on f.i.i.i. '..im -day moi nim;. Ai lis com liisiui: .hi'Ui T. ft said Ihat hoiii had luiftil in. i in ditclose u,e d"iails ai il,i; i i 1 1 1 1 -. Kuh'ii I'.rme K'llv. natic of Ma cuiiplii (iiimy, 111.. I'liinti Army viti'iiin nl ih" Fmiy Hrsi Illinois In fiini:. was killed hy iin electric car in S.iu'h liiillas. 'i't . He was 7J ; - ins eld. 'IT." I Jut ! comnianili r of the II. el now mf U. ' shores of Vi in zuela him lieell Li tll fllH itiscl'e! ieliary piiWel'S in th" inn; :.i'' of up. nim. In,- on V. iiem ia in i (ii'dini; lo a slaieineni issued hy Dutch unir: nfllclals. I'Tiim ii'co .Manlmv.. who iiiurdereil four iiicn h' i's of Hie (I.iri'la fatally nt Tcerflio. I. as Animas inmi'y, und then kidniipeil Mitijtaret Cari'ia and fled, iiic.i il red Hm I'. ml and coniniltled Kiilclde in o lonely ciiliin I w, n i -h.1 iiillcs from Tecolii when ovei'taken hy an anin d posse. Justice Stafford nt WashltlKlon Im posed a sentence of two years' Ine lU'lsohincnt and tldilUO line on Fred erick A. Ilde. Iliilllunalle real cslate opei ntoi of San Vi aiiclsco, and one yi nr utnl two iiinn i lis and $l.nuu on .loost T. SchiK ider of Tucson, Ariz., convicted of frauds. Honds were (jh'cn hy the ih fendaniB to carry the cane lo the appellate, court. An order for the ttirest of P. II. K 'Iran. Innd of the Fidelity Fund im; ( iiiiiiany of .New York, was iHsued, but l( it'Iin had disappeared when ofliceru ttrrived at Ids hotel, the New Wlllurd. He had picked his trunk and left Urn hotel. I'resldent-eh ct Taft will visit Pana ma Home time lu January. He proh Hhly will leave for the Islumis about January 2d, unless the plan he him conliili'd to frintids inlgcarrieB. Mr. Taft'B desire is to B"o the pronress of the work on the canal before he enters the Whltu House next March. NEGRO TROOPS PROVED GUILTY ROOSEVELT REITERATES DECLA RATION WITH REGARD TO BROWNSVILLE RIOT. FEW EXCEPTIONS NAMED In Special Message Recommends That These Not Guilty Who Divulged Knowledge De Allowed to Re-Enlist. WashiiiKton. I). C. -- president IlooKovi'lt, In pjs spi" Ial iiiessuKo Monday accompanylni; the report of Invi stlmilor Herbert J. Hrowti" Into tlm shno'liiK up of llrow nsvllli . Tex., reiterates Ins former ibclarai inn that the shoot iiiK by colored soldiers has been ' 'established beyond any possi bility of doubt " He diinlii reciiiinnt'iids Hie passace uf a law by concii'ss offerinK tin- ills charned Holdlers nn opportunity to re enlist In the nrni If limy can clear themselves of resjionsl till 1 1 v for the inurderous attack In the satisfaction of the secretary of war. The iiivi'stlmiiinn will be continued, the presldeiii says, in order to sip urate the "bss miiliy from those whose noil! was heinous," for lie I,. liiws there were hardly any Innocent ninoni; Hie colored men stationed at Fort Itrnwn. Amoim the diic'itncnts neenmpatr.'. Iiik llrown's report are i,,. conf. ss:on of Hni I iiiivith, a pi'iv.ii" in Ciiinpiiny II. Ttt'eiily liflh liifanl: , who ( lallli. I lo he a b ader ii. Hie atfaii : til. ;if davit of William l.awsoti, a deteeiive lo wiiiiui Coiieis mail.' his conies sinii: a snuimai'- i f th" t siimoiiy In volvltiK Cni.Miis. I'rivi.iu 'arolina tl" MlllSSIIIn, Sel'HI. .1 U. Held nilll It'll i i.i. ami the opinions nf ept its as to the bl' iiiiiy ul il,, ii iimtil i ni used in tin raid The letter whi'll is i Ilin.' pi irn i ed in Hm nn ssaje fellows' 'To i :e S. mil.-: I iin lns - Ik-icwi'm a I, 'Her liiilll 111" si ' rniai '. of war n aiisiiilttini; a repuri of lie' invest ina linn made bj Mr ll.tliert I. Iliowne. eniployeil by the depai Ilm i.l (u con Junction witli Cap'. W. (i Haldwln lo In s! ma'" as far as pos.-ihle what happened al Hrow ns ille on the 1.1th und 1 lib of Aucusl. l'nil. "The report and docuuieiiis cont'iin some infiii minion of nr.iii value and some statements Hint are ohvlotisly worthless, but I submit theiu in ll, ir entirely. "This report enables im to fl with tolerable ih'finliotit sh nl least some of the criminals who took the lead In Hie murderous shooting of private cit izens of llrow nsvllle, Negroes Did Shooting. "It establishes clearly the fa. I that th" colored soldiers did the hIiouiIiik; hut upon this p-.'lni further record wo (iniit'i i'ssnry, as Ilm fact Hint the col ored soldiers did the shoiitlin; has al ready I u csfabTlslied beyond nl! pos sibility of doiibl "The Invest luni ion lns not tone far enoimli to enable us lo lieierinltie nil Hie facts, ami We will proceed Willi It Inn It has Kone far eniuinh to deter mine with suflicii'iii aceiiiiicy certain facts of enoiiKli luiporiance lo make It aiUlsaide Hun I place the report be fore yon. "It appi His that almost all ihe mem bers of Company I! tinisi have I, con BcllM ly Kiiicci m d lu the shnntlm;, either to the extent of lieini: partil.'l pants or lo the exieiit of viiiiinlh en conriiL-liif; those who were partlcl' patitn. as to ( (iininiiiles t pml I) Ihere can be no iiiestion Hint pi act i, -ally every mall In Hum must have had kumili iliii' that Hm slniiitluj whs dune hy some of Ihe soldiers of It Troop, and possibly by one or two others In oik- of the other troops. l ins conci'iiimciii was itself a Brave offense, which was Krently n Kravnted by lli-dr tentifyltie before Iho senate connnillee that they were Ir noranl of what they must have known. "Nevertheless. It Is to lie said in pnrtlnl I'Mi'iiiiiitiun Hon they were probably (owed by threats, made by the more (b speriiie of the men who had actually hoop cnsanod in the shooting, as to what would happen to any man who failed lo protect tlm wroimdoers. ".Moreover, there are circumstances tendlni; to show that (hone nilsaiillled men were oneouniKcd by outsiders to persist in their course of concealment and denial. "I feel, therefore, that the Kiiilt of tho men who, after the event, thus shielded the perpetrators of thowrotiK by refusing to tell the truth about them, though serious, was In part due lo the tinwlso and Improper attitude of tltttde of others, and that some meas ure of allowance should be made for the misconduct. Theodore Jr. Is a Colonel Now. rirldKoport, Conn. Anions the appointments to his staff an nounced Monday hy Gov. I.llley was that of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., to bo colonel. Young Iloosrvelt took up his residence lu this state several months ago at TliouipBonville. Famous Bull Fighter Injured. Mexico City, Mexico. Rodolo (lo ons, the munt famous Mexican bull lighter ever seen lu a ring in this re public, was fatally Injured In a fight given in the City of l'ueula Sunday, The CrOP Important Factor U-w in Commercial Keports world By CIlARI f S C. CLARK. Associate Statistician V. S. Drpartmrat uf Agriculture. I' IS univcrsullv cnnceilcd (luit I'unnitif.' iierii'iilturi is the. Ii.i-ie industry ujioii whicli all oilier iiulnstrics pn-atly dc)eiKl. T'l" iia'iisiii'e of tlm ct.iunlrv's ct'iii- is lo a larpe extent the lneii-nre iif the coiinl l' 's til'osi"i it , . iuul tlm ptiri husitir; jiower uf ilm icoile is increased or diiiiiin-lieil as the crops are boun tiful or nieiiper. Therefore the i uintiiercial inlerists of the cuiinlrv are vitally til'ivlcd hv the iinintily and itiality of the crops; mid il hccuines a mutter ul vast iinporlaiice to them to Know "in adviiiK-e" wlmt the ciun iru-pi vis are during the LL erowiiip fcnsuii und what ihe output ,s at hurvest. Wiih such information carefully und M-ieiitifmully pulicred und coiiipiled, ,iinl honestly disseminated, so that it inn he depended upon as lieine us reliuhlc ai? any fort t a.-t or estimate can pu--in!v he. und relied up on as eiiianuliiip frnui un imparl ml am! disinterested source, the iner-ihiiiil.- und tininiifacturcrs of ihe country can certain!', ad with u depreo of iirudeiicc iuul inieliipeiii c not possible were the infurmatioti hiekine. If ti'puris show, diirni" the prowiii" -.iis.in, thai the coinlit inn of wheat is sin li u- to indicate a full crop on u lai'm.' nr. ,i, ll,e inerchiints of the wheut-prodiiciiip sectiiiti.- of ihe country know that liny can give liberal niili'M fur "nods to he haii'llcil hv them several wn k- or nioiitlis later; the iiiiiiiiifintiiri'r.-'. l-K-iidil far from the wheal field-. l;imw where lliere will Im a large demand fur such of th, .r prlncls us an- n-td hy all deli' lull lit I'l'.ili the w heat i n.lti-t rv : have heavy freight.'! to t rnn.-pi.ri : and th. prohiiole future (Ullciillle nf ihe i of ( ( 1 1 -1 1 1 1 r COtlllll",. iml trade oniinci'lcd wiih tlm w In al-ginu ipg ureas of tlio same is true as to the otln r Tup--'--i utii, ( i.ltun, oals, rye, t'll.ilci ... etc. If. "ii il'i oilier hiiiid. the coinlit ion id' growing crnp P 'liable in I'l.nniil ion In that elfect i- eijliailv. Ill f.lct III)-1' triiile Hinl c-1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ' ret1 than when tli" proiiii-,- i- ",in,. J 1 V. ,s In 1 1 Jin i! the evil- ,'ilii! I,, s'llh-i I'. e .11 111 prelect the illicit "ds of nil. a- above iinleil. thai (..iigre-s pin'.i,!. ,1 !',,r i--iim monthly cmp re-pun.-, and the i rup-'-epnrt nig -. t n c ul' I he d j an tin li! uf agriciil I ui'e aiius In .-upply the I'lib'ii' ill Inrg" wiih imparl i, il. iiiihia-. d iiifurnmtiim n "urd nig crop .in i's. i olid 1 1 it in-, u m 1 y it Id- w !in ii. it inn-t b- ,u ipa relit, is highly --st'litiiil ai,,l in iieliciui not i, lily to lanm r.-. bill nl-i. etptallv. to mir loin iiu rcial iiiti n -is id every kind ;;ml i l.i-s. 1'iTi'l Writing from Real Life lill'l tint real not much in the incut - to ii 11 By JAMES B. CONNOLLY. Author ol "Out nl GlauctiMr." imaginative person ever .- - bin you bear u s(iiry and it Miggosis to you a Ir. iitiuciit l.y which il may he uiuile to serve n purpose. Win n you gc through with il i; tnav differ as much from the original laic as Ihe plant does from the seed, hut in that oriL'itial tale was the germinal idea, and isn't that hIhuiI all t hat anybody with a moderately varied experience in life needs? Yon are given the skeleton; il is for you to add Ih.-h ami hli'md and breathe the spirit into it; mid will not ihe liken-'.- to a leal hiiiiiaii being which thai figure displays be ii I "Hit in proportion to our knowledge of human nature and whatever little gifl we may have for indlii illg others to -ee things us do we oiir-clvc.-? As to the plnl need thai matter ninth? And if it dins, they lie all uhout us life is full of plots tnd iilwavs cipml lo the demands of tin -l-ulrama, per hiips, hul snllii iettt lo Ihe largest reipnremcnl. Take any group of people, nf varying standard- of conilnct, und set them striving for some one liiiug, ami iin we imt immediately gel a struggle of cime kind und iliii-n't every struggle develop its own plot ? 1'or my self. I think a plot should he kept very much under, a.- it i.- in actual life, where there are very few villains and v( ry few sublime heroes, and where a man's course, is a hiindrid times more likely lo he guided hy im pulse i han by inlellectunlly ginned action. Death State Murder By COUNT LEO TOLSTOI. of murdering a fellow-creature or contrary to human nature that I when, ns n soldier, my life was the The catechisms tell us that it is not a crime to kill a person, when the depriving of such a person of his life is nn act of the state or an act of jnslicc. In legal and scientific works all the nrtB of sophistry in order to prove that killing, in the state, is n necessary process in the advance of civiliza tion, llaeckel, for example, declares that the death penalty is not only a just chastisement for criminals, but it benefit for the better part of the hninan race. It is my opinion that the state, inconceivable without murder, with Christianity. rit'li'iatl ('.'iniiiiiiii;s Know tli".' vvm o ih. I'ivaime know ledge regard me; s a- a guide t.i every hritiah flip cf ii ii f:i v i iraljlo, iii.p'ii'lant to Aivn't we nil Irving In pa ait l:fe as we il, wiih'uii ( -ariiig "i ' I'niuch where we it, i'iHil'(l it 1.- illtel'e-lilli.' to Us and tnosnl'illil I", .1' ,1 . ., ! ,1 men's 1 .1'. i, ,'. 1 1 lull t ' lli,- rail J - I'refnraiilv do e in a lake our .-tone- from lilc, there!. v saving our-clvii' j:i-t so lunch work ': And never a story worth while that did come from life, which is, after nil. as in the spirit us in the body, us much ii-pirai inns us in the accomplish ; hut this dues not nuaii that we try n slorv us we bear it docs any The dentil penalty is one of thoe ter ribly inhuman nets against which I find my self unable to protest wiih siitlieient strength, or with stiMiiiently fur-rem hing influence. 1 can (piile understand that in a moment of irritation, of anger, of ven geance, or of forget fulness of one's human character, one may kill another, cither in defense of thii.e dear to oil" or in one's own defense. A mail may, under ihe influence of patriotic intovicr.tion, even participate in the common murder of war. That iien in the full possession of their human faculties, however, in cold hlood, admit the necessity force other men lo commit un act so have never understood, even in lSlli!, narrow one of the egotist. are resorted to, interests of the mechanism of the is incompatible MISSOURI NEWS WALLACE BEGS TO KEEP JOB. In Argument Against Ouster He Says It Would Disgrace Him. Ji lterson City. Supreme court met ill banc here ami heard the argument in the ouster proceeding of Uiishuw ttKultiHl Wallace It. II. Field of Kan sas City opened Ihe arRimient for .linlcc Wallace, iuul was followed by Attoriieyflenenil llailley, Judne Wul lace dosed the iirKiiuient, after which u recess was taken. .IndRe Wallace In ills argument said that he told .Mr I.alsliaw thai lit- would give up the oriiic If he would withdraw his suit when .Mr, Latslmw requested him to withdraw his nioHou und let tile ouster no. which .luilue Wulluco stated he refused on Hie (,'iuiiuils that ll would hiliiK disgrace to bini and his family. In closing h" made a sympathetic pi' u that his wile was nt n stage of nervous collapse and Hint it would bring disgrace on his son, who bears his name, lie referred to the en forcement of laws in Kansas ('it v. ami asked tin- court mil to allow him to be disgraced, ns there are Just a few mure Week!) left. Aoainst Killing Quail. .Sprlngll'lil Secretary (borgn T. Tipiiln of the Stale Horticultural SOI'll iv is tills wek sending out to tlu various county societies ami to the members of ihe legislature copies of Hie iollowing resolution passed by the re "-nt melting of the state society iti Springfield: Unsolved, by tlm Stale Horticultural society. That wc doom tlm il' striii nun of quail In tills slate as . I 1 1 1 1 : i 1 1 1 : 1. 1 lo Hie orchard ami farm ing Inti n s's, ami we therefore ask the the legislature to eiiai t a taw niakini; it a misdemeanor lo kill or n il qiin.l at any lime wiiiiin n period ol live years vv lililn the stum. Old Soldier Found Dead. Richland. --The body of an aged mini was tnuii'i lu a pas'itre two mlb s north of lticbland by Mis Kit V Im am! Mrs, .1. V.'. I'll ss. .'nilicat ions are 1'c bad been ib ail Ivvo weeks. I'apers from tin pension department found or, hl peri-'on indicate bis name to In William A. Cirillln. His last pi'iisiou eh' i k had been lurvvnrded fiom Kamle- vie Cliiisiian ."m:::ty. ami received at l.nvvliig, same county. He was ttt Novvhiiig on November IM. Held as "Booze Boat" Pilot. Ciiliiinliin ('barged with piloting a "booze boat" that piled up ami down Hm .Missouri river last spring after lloone county went dry, und under indictment on the chnrge of violating the local option law. II, K. Forgery, a foiiimr candidal" for the Iieinocrai io iiuinlnatiun for railroad mid warehouse coinmissionur, was ar rcHU'd lu Howling Orecu, and bruught tu Columbia. J20.C00 Home Burns. Hannibal. the resttlenco of Charlep. f!. I'i ( e. one of Hie largest In the city burned In the ground Willi uil Hie com tents. Tim origin of the lire Is un known. It was known as the Trice homestead und was located on an clcvul'd site, where ll was difficult for Hie lire department to yet. It was. valiud at IL'u.uuii. Special for Hadlry Inauguration. St. Joseph. Arrangements were niiiile for a special train over the .Mis souri Taclllc Halli'oail to bear to Iho Inaugural Inn of Gov. Herbert S. Hadlcy In Jefferson City. January 11, some of tlie leading members of Ihe Republi can parly in Northern Missouri Kvery county In Iho fourlli t ongressionul district will be represented on thin. trip. "Adam God" Is Arrested. Kansas Cliy James Sharp, leader of a f.'Hintli al religious soi l, who re cently led bis band lu a street riot in thiB city against the police, was ur restcd near Monlleello. Kas. He waa asleep under a htiysiack when the of ficers discovered him. Louis Pratt, a follower, and Vuirolinan Mullane. hav died since the riot, bringing the total number of deatliB up to four. To Have Own Lights. Chlllicothe. At a recent meeting of the city council, Inlilailve steps were taken for the erection of a $r.o. ODD municipal light plant. An lows, corporation is furnishing commercial lighting here, but. there has been no. street light live months owing to tho high ratu charged by the cotuopora? tlou. Woman Dies Aged 105 Yean. Cape Girardeau. Kllzabcth Hinds,. 103 years and G months of age, died here. Fhe was supposed to he tho oldest person In southeast Missouri. Shu came from Tennessee eighty years ago and has never ben out of the. . county but once, when she visited a. ion lu St. Louis thirty-five years aeo. ' Shoots Wife and Himself. Kansas City. Crazed with Jealousy,. James M. I'lgg, aged 03 ycarB, a real estate dealer of Doepwatrr, Mo., shot am', niorlnlly wounded his wife. Ho then locked himself In a room and fln.'d a bullet In his breast. It ll tald that I'igg will recover. '.Toplln. Scalded almost beyond rec ognition by falling Into a pan of boil ing water, the 2-year-old daughter of Mrs. Joseph Coryell, of the Hankers' land, died after lingering twenty hours- In torture. '