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i v 17. Montgomery Tribune Chat. W. Qurney, Publisher. MONTQOMKRY CITY, MISSOURI "Whimsical wenthcr" suits It woll k enough. Airships nro almost ns brittle as gingerbread. Tho most popular book In tho homo of tho worklngman Is his bankbook. Surely tho professor had a bad ear lor music who killed himself because tho baby cried. New York society makes a better appearance at the horso show than In tho divorco court. The Indians never Invented any thing finer than the Indian summer that bears their name, i The anto Is said to promote appendi citis, hut this will not deter those who can scrape up tho price. It In 1,000 years from now It will bo possible to live 120 years It Is to be hoped that It will be worth while. Virtue does not consist In doing right, but In choosing to do right This Is the great distinction between tho animal and man. Germany Is now viewing with com placency tho Monroe doctrlno, which haB all along viewed Germany with Imperturbability. King Manuel of Portugal has gone to England to get him a wife. If possi ble. St. Joe,' Mich., Is also recom mended for that purpose. Many a man Is wearing n plush hat who would shudder at the Idea of bor rowing a feather from his wife's top piece to mako it complete. Word comes that a New Yorker Is to be relieved from tho stress of pov erty by an Inheritance of $100,000. He is not-rnuch of n -New Yorkor. It will be almost Impossible to coun terfeit the new, French bank notes, but we 'get this Information from the designer, not from the counterfeiters. Women may, as the learned Dr. Hlllls says, own all the property In 1,000 years, but many of those now liv ing willingly would discount their' share. After reading about mental malprac tice and treatment for prosperity In Now York we have more charity for the anclo'nt New Englanders who be lieyed in - witchcraft. Vienna has nn enterprising mar , rlage broker who offers to unite bank rupt European titles to useful Ameri can, millions. Judging the present by tho past, he can do it. J i Just at present we have' in the North Dakota the fastest and best Dreadnought In the world, but some other nation may get a better one n3Xt week. - , Honduras has lost its navy. Tho only warship of that country, a tug boat transformed Into an armed cruis er, was run into near Puerto Cortcz by a fruit steamer and sunk. Thus the coast of Honduras is defenseless against foreign aggression. But the Hondurans can go Inland and out of range If serious danger shall threaten A heartless court has appointed a conservator for the 70-year-old bride who recently married an eastern uni versity student, aged 21, and the young husband will be arraigned foi perjury In gallantly swearing that his wife was only 24. There was a time In this country when people ad mired an enterprising young man who tried' to work his way through college. The International art exhibition at Venice has Ju3t come to an end, nnd one feature of the finale was the said of some of the paintings on exhibi tion. Six of the more notable were by American artists, and they were bought for the gallery of the Interna tional Art association at Venice. That is' a tribute to American talent tho significance of which will be recog nlzed. Turkey, after disposing of old and obsolete war vessels, proposes to construct a new navy at a cost of not less than $100,000,000, nnd part of the outfit planned will be seven bat tleships of the Dreadnought class. No doubt a navy will serve a useful pur pose, but could not the Young Turk3 bpond the money to better advantage? Docs not Turkey need other things more than a big fleet of war craft? Tho treasury department at Wash ington has given orders that revenue cutters shall patrol the waters about certain Hawaiian Islands where poach ers are ruthlessly destroying tho birds. This protection Is Intended to prevent euch Indiscriminate slaughter and to assure the preservation of blrd3 the value of which Is coming to be more thoroughly appreciated. This Is another form of conservation that is to be commended. Iff-v. li-'i. m in Ml" King Mcnelik of Abyssinia Is again cold to be improving, He has been reported dead so frequently that ho must have a choice collection of obituary notices. PC W' hi A A veteran captain reports the sea alive with whales between Bandy Hook and the West Indies. It Is a tint that would have been, as "good ne a fortune to the Yankee hnrpoonlsts of other days, But apparently the de pay of hn industry once great has, been ns good as a game law for the mammals of the deep, mob seizes cue TO LYNCH NEGRO PROMPT ACTION ON PART OF OF FICIALS PREVENTS STORMING OF BELLEVILLE JAIL. SHERIFF PREPARED TO DEFEND St. Clair County Seat Filled With Armed Men Ready, to Battle for Life of Black Assassin. East St. Louis, 111. A mob nt 1 o'clock Tuesday morning seized a State street car nt the enstern limits of East St. Louis in an attempt to take the car and go to Belleville, whero It hnd been planned to lynch George Clnrk, tho negro held for the murder of Motormnn Eugene V. Goudy, nnd the wounding of Conductor M. T. O'Brien Saturday night. Tho members of the crew from whom tho car was taken apprised C. S. Hewitt, superintendent of the East St. Louis & Suburban Railway com pany, and he ordered the power en gines to shut down. This left the car stranded on the tracks in the hands of its captors and further efforts on the part of East St. Louisians to reach Belleville woro unsuccessful. Mob Lacks a Leader. At this time Belleville was sleeping on Its arms. Twenty-live officers armed with riot guns were Inside the county jail where Clark wa-3 rushed after his arrest at midnight Sunday, and held following his confession. "The street of this town will run with blood before thero Is a lynching," said Sheriff Cashel early In the night. Five hundred persons assembled in the public square about midnight In anticipation of mob violence. Many de sired to fill the role of spectators, while others wanted only a leader to move against the jail., When tho saloons closed at 12 o'clock tho crowd was restless and rumors were, afloat that two carloads of street-car men wore en route from East St. Louis. Crowd Waits in Cold. The crowd waited' for them until 1 o'clock when the cold caused them to retreat. Deputy Sheriffs and officers from East St. Louis mingled with tho crowd, and when Inflammatory re marks were heard singled out some of the loudest talkers and hustled them away, warning them not to again Join the crowd. It is be.'Ieved that only tho known fact that a movement on the jail would bo suicide for those in front re strained a concerted attempt Mon day night to lynch the negro. Eight companies of militia are under arms and Company F, of Ef fingham, spent tho night in its armory with a special train In the Effingham yards, -ready for Instnnt use. Brigadier General Frank P. Wells, commanding the Illinois militia, took charge of the situation Monday night, under orders from Governor Deneon. Ho arrived in Belleville at G o'clock and announced that he will remain there several days, or until all danger of an attempted lynching has passed. 15 BODIES EALL INTO MINE Two Burial Grounds Are Damaged by Underground Workings Near Wllkesbarre. Wllkesbarre, Pennsylvania. Bodies of scoreo-of dead in the Slovak Cath olic cemetery at Plains, near here, fell out of' tho bottom of their graves Sun day evening when the mine workings beneath tho cemetery caved In nnd the surface subsided in plnccs to a depth of 15 feet. Virtually tho entire cemetery Is af fected and much damage also was done to the Sacred Heart cemetery adjoining. Headstones have disap peared, been thrown down, or are keeled over, whllo the. broken and sunken surface is cracked in all direc tions by deep fissures. The streets adjoining tho cemeteries also are af fected and damaged. Seeks Death 54 Times. Cincinnati, Ohio. Mrs. Edna Baiters Is dying as ho result of her fifty-fourth attempt to end her life. She v.'as once a beautiful woman. Two years ago she Jumped Into tho Ohio river. Boatmen rescued hor, Twelvo times she lias Jumped into tho canal, four times Into tho river, twice she. has tried to hand herself, eighteen times shq has been carried to the city hospital to recover from carbolic acid poisoning, nine times from laudanum, five' times she has tried to cut her throat and three times she has used different drugs to tako her life. Fireman' Hurt In Ohio Crash. Masslilon, Ohio. Westbound pas senger train No, 29, known as the Pennsylvania Flyer, struck one of a string of delached box cars near here at 2:05 a. m; Sunday., The engine was damaged and Fireman J, Alexander was badly hurt. 8,000,000 Red Cross Stamps Sold. New York City. Eight million Jted, Cross Christmas stamps havo been cold In New York this year, This officers hope to double this number before the end of the Jiqliaay Reason. " i ' FATHER AFTER A DAY OF SHOPPING G CO E TR ORDER D GOV. DENEEN MOBILIZING TROOPS TO PROTECT NEGRO SUSPECT ED OF KILLING CARMAN. FEAR LYNCHING ATE. ST. LOUIS Killed Motorman and Shot and Robbed Conductor Sheriff Sends Word to Executive That Feeling Is Strong. St. Louis, Mo. Gov. Deneen of Illinois has issued orders for eight companies, of the Fourth regiment, I. N. G., to mobilize at once and be prepared o go to East St. Louis or Belleville to protect William Clark, a negro, who Is in Jail at the latter place, charged with the murder of Motorman Eugene V. Goudoy and shooting and robbing Conductor Mi chael P. O'Brien, on an Alta Slta car. This action was decided upon after Gov. Deneen had a conference with Sheriff Cashel of Belleville over the phone. While conditions In Belleville are quiet, mob violence Is feared. Twelvo deputies, armed with riot guns nro on guard in the jail. Frank P. Wells, commander of the Second brigade, was ordered by the governor to go to Belleville at once. Clark was rushed to the little town from East St. Louis early Monday morning, In a special car, after he had been Identified by Conductor O'Brien as the man who shot and robbed him. Following the identification, Clark was charged with the murder of Mo torman Eugene V. Goudoy, who was killed after O'Brien fell unconscious from tho wound. Clark was rushed to Belleville from East St. Louis on a special traction car, which broke all speed and danger laws in an effort to get Jilm beyond the reach of mob violence. Ho will bo .taken back to East St. LoulB for the inquest. East St. Louis police announced that Clark confessed to them that it was he who shot O'Brien and Goudey. According to this statement Clark made his first confession to Night Chief Doyle. Later while on a car on his way to tho Belleville Jail he is said to have made a similar confession to Acting Chief of Police Yowell. When Yowell asked him If a pearl handle revolver found In his pocket when he was ar rested was tho one with which he shot the men, Clark Is quoted as saying: "No, I used another gun." Higher Pay for Englnemen. Philadelphia, Pa. As a result of a three days' conference with General Manager Myers, englnemen employed on the Pennsylvania will receive a slight increase In their pay on certain runs, and 'other grievances will be adjusted. Cotton Mills Close for a Week. Lowell, Mass. In accordance with the curtailment polloy of the cotton mills of New England, tho Tre- mont and Suffolk mills closed Sat- urday. They will reopen pecember 27, Tho shit-down throws 3,500 op eratives out of employment for the weok. Boar Rips Open a Man's Leg, Hull City, Kan. While doing the chorea, Al MoDanlel stepped into & pen in which was confined, with other hogs, a large boar, and the beast sprang at blm and with one toss rip ped Mr, McDanloi's leg open from a point abovo the anklo to the knee. MOTHER OF 8 HANGS SELF Woman Manager of Carlinvllle Tele phone Co. Found Dead In Out house by Children. Carlinvllle, 111. Mrs. William Pay ton, manager of tho Carlinvllle Tele phono company, committed suicide by hanging herself in an outhouse. She was the mother of eight children, all of whom live at homo save the eldest, Mrs. Frank Rutherford, who lives three miles from this city. Though she came to her office here every day, Mrs. Payton lived at Mill wood, nine miles north of here. Her husband is an employe of the Cnrlln vlllo Coal company' and came to town with her every morning. Ill health Is assigned as the cause of Mrs. Payton's action. She arose as usual Friday and built most of tho fires nt her home. When members of tho family Instituted search for her at 7:15 her lifeless body was found sus pended at the end of a rope which was fnstened to a bean In an outbuilding. TEXARKANA BANKER SLAIN Mike Meagher of Texarkana, Tex., Murdered In Depot at San Antonio. . Pockets Are Rifled. San Antonio, Tex. Mike Meagher, a millionaire banker of Texarkana, Texas, was murdered and robbed in daylight by an unknown assassin, who escaped after committjlng the crime in one of the rooms of the Sun set passenger station. There is no clew to the murderer. The crime was one of the boldest over committed In San Antonio. The murderer worked leisurely despite tho fact that in tho waiting room were several persons. After tho man had been rendered unconscious by a blow on tho'ticad his assailant pulled his body a short distance into one of the more secluded rooms of the place and there ransacked his clothing. Every ppeket was turned out tho papers ex amined and such as were not wanted thrown away. COOK CLAIM IS REJECTED ! Figures Declared to Coincide With Loose's Correspondent Hears. Final Report To-Day. New York City, A cable dispatch from Copenhagen says: Tho mem bers of tho committee of 'the Univer sity of Copenhagen will withhold their acceptance of Dr. Cook's claim that he reached the North Polo April 21, ,1908, on the ground that the claim. Is not substantiated. ' Besides tljat Dr. Cook's proofs will be rejected is the general' opinion among those connected with the uni versity most intimately. It seems that tho university com mittee has been put in possession of the observations wlilch August Wedel Loose, a sea captain and expert navigator, swears he faked in New York to bolster Cook's claim that he reached the north polo. Train Plunges, Into a Canyon, Sallda, Colo. Two trainmen wero killed and several others seriously hurt when a freight 'train . on tho Denver & Rio Grando ran away down tho eastern slope of Marshall Pass and was hurled -Into a canyon 200 feet deep. The dead are: Frank Parlln,.of Sallda,. engineer; Thomas Cooley, Sallda, fireman. Liquor Is Property In Alabama. Montgomery, Ala, The supreme court has confirmed the Looker' club decision, wherein it Is held that a per son may own and store liquors where he pleases and as much as he pleases Liquors, the court says, are legitimate property. Edriorn Pasha Dies In Egypt. Cairo, Egypt. Edgem Pasha, Com mander of the .Turkish forceB In the Oroacp-Turklsh war in 1897, died hero Friday, Her was, one of he ablest generals, of! the Turkish army. ' Negro Hanged In Arkansas. Little Rock, Ark. Butler Forgu son, tho negro" who was convicted oil the murder of Pi C. Henderson, at Central Point, May 20, was hanged, nt, NajihfWe.. CONGRESSIONAL Congress adjourned Tuesday, In iv cordanco with tho torms of a resolu tion passod early last week, to remain in recess until January 4. Tho two houses mot December 0. Tho scnato has accomplished vury llttlo since thon, although tho work of tho houses Is now further advanced than in nny corresponding period during a long session for many years. Tho approp riation committees of tho two houses hnvo beon very active, with result that ono supply bill was passed nnd nnother Is on tho calender, while others are under way and will ho reported somo time In Jnnunry. Tho hearings on tho csttmntes sub mtfted for tho agricultural department for tho noxt fiscal year havo been closed by tho houso comtnltteo on ngrlculturo, and when congress reas sembles early In Jnnuary, tho actual work of framing tho agricultural ap propriation bill Will be begun. It Is expected to report tho bill a fow days aftor the holiday recess, It will prob ably carry approximately $13,000,000, exclusive of continuing permanent appropriations. A fight for right of way between the two great "pork barrels" of con gress, the projected rivers and har bors appropriation bill and the public building bill, Is In sight. The house committee on public buildings and grounds, at Us first meeting of the session, canvassed the situation and the upshot was n decision to let mat tors rest until about tho first of Feb ruary, when somo. action will be taken as to' either framing n general bill which might aggregate anything up to $40,000,000 or postpone the subject until next year. Mcnntlmo, the rivers and harbors committee is going abend with expectation of presenting a gen oral bill, and will hold a number of hearings between January 5 nnd Jnn unry 10, and will then begin prepar ing the measure Representative Louden of Illinois Friday Introduced a bill authorizing the secretary of state to purchaso sites and erect buildings thereon In foreign countries where tho United States has a representative. By the bill the secretary of state Is directed to have plans and specifications made for such buildings, but In no ono year are tho appropriations for tho build ings to be erected to exceed $1,000,000. Charges of corruption against mem bers of congress and of the subsudlz lng of newspapers for nnd against ship subsidy, which have been mada In various American newspapers and periodicals, aro recounted in a resolu tion introduced in tho houso Friday by Representative Hnrdln of Toxas, who demands Investigation. Tho oft-discussed proposal to change the dato of Inauguration of the presi dent of the United States from March 4 to a later dato and ono moro liable to produce weather suitable for the proper observance of such an event was before tho house committee on election of president, vlco president and members at congress Thursday. It was presented In the shape of a constitutional amendment offered by Mr. Gaines, of West Virginia, at tho special session. The last Thursday In April is pro posed In placo of March 4. It Is es pecially provided that the Sixty-second, or next, congress and tho terms of offlco of the present president and vice president shall contlnuo until the last Thursday in April, 1913, In order to cover tho Intervening time botween the present and the proposed periods. The sentiment of nearly If not all of the committee is said to be favorable to a chango in. the date, and somo ac tion is expected. "Hands off Hawaii In liquor mat tery," Is substantially tho protest re ceived by congress Thursday from the Hawaiian legislature. The secre tary of Hawaii transmitted to the two houses of congross a resolution adopt ed by tho general assembly at Honolu lu, declaring that any legislation to prohibit the sale of Intoxicating liquor in that territory; as proposed In a pending bill, would brand Hawaii as Incapable of self-government. Representative Sulzer (Dom.) Intro duced a resolution In the house Fri day directing tho administration to recognize Estrada as president of Nicaragua, and notify the later that tho United States demanded the pun ishment of former President Zolaya, Representative Burgess, of Texas, Wednesday Introduced In house a Joint resolution declaring that tho United States shall cease to oxerctso sover eignty over tho Philippine Islands andhy treaty -with other nations set up nnd maintain thereafroo government. A report on ocean steerage condi tions was made public through presen tation to tho senate with recommen dations to better conditions. The sit uation in many pf these vessels are described as appalling. IS' "(.ft. Friends of Secretary Balllngor in congress will probably Introduce a resolution in the house after the hol idays, authorizing ,lno speaker to ap point a committee from among their rankB to make an investigation, not only of the disposition of the appro priation made last yoar, but '.of the forestry lands under its jurisdiction. The senatq Monday confirmed tho nomination of of Judgo H, H. Lurton to succeeti Justice Peckbnm as a member of the, supreme court of the United States, t: " ; 'i Home-Mndo flitter. , Loss of nppotlto at this season ac companied by lnsnitiido Is n symptom of weakened vitality. Irriprovo tho np notlto and digestion nnd unliirn will do tho rest says n well-known medical mnn, This is highly recommended and much usod In somo parts of thq coun try, ask nny good druggist to mix ono ounco compound fluid bnlmwort nnd ono ounce syrup snrsnparllla com pound to n half pint of good whiskey and take n tablcspoonful three to six times n day. Excellent too as a tonlo system cleanser. A Remnant of the Dark, A colored man died without modi lcnl uttondnncu, nnd the coroner wont to Investigate. "Did Samuel Williams livo hero?" he asked tho weeping woman who opened tho door. "Ynssuh," sho replied between sobs. "I wnnt to seo tho romalns." "I is dc remains," sho answered, proudly. Everybody's Magazine. Canada in In the corn bU of tho. Unltod States. Feed it chconor and climate MI would ftooncr roUa cattle In Western tnai fa tit conor and ollmato 1 tiAttrt ffit ihn tnniMUk- proro faster than your iBrmen win prouueeino auppllet. Wheat can bo grown tin to the 60th par nllei ftO ulfei north ot tho International bound arl. Yoar vacant land will bo taken at a rate beyond prenont concep tion, .nn .linTA nnnnoh Hpeoplo In tho. United Btnte alpno who want to take nn this land." rT.rl 70.000 Americans svUlciitcrnn(tmnkoth-lr!ionic In Western Canada tills yoar. 1000 produced another larre crop of wheat, oata and barley. In addition to which the rattle exports wna an Immense Item. Cattle raising, dairying-, mixed farmlns and nrdn arowlnff In the proTlncee ofMunltobn, Saaknt cliowau and Alberta. Free homestead and pre-emption areas, ns well ns lands held by railway end land oorananle,wUl provldo homes for lalUlons. Adaptable anil, healthful ell raato. splendid school and churches, and cood railways, For sottlcrsr rates, descriptive literature "Lost ISati West." how to reaoh the country and other par tlcnlan, "rite to Sap't ot 1mm 1. nation, Ottawa. Canaan, or to the Canadian poTemmont Agent. ' J.3.Crafon),125W.9lhSt.,ltsijiCltyA CJJrough(oo,43aCutntjB!dgCIIeapj.1H. -Use address nearest you) tc FOR THE PUBLIC New Formula Cures Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis and Hoarseness In Five Hours. Much is being done In theso days to stop tho ravages of consumption, but probably nothing has been so effective as teaching tho public how tr, break up n cold and euro coughs, bronchitis, tousllttls, etc., with simplo homo-mixed medicine. A laxatlvo cough syrup, freo from whiskey Is tho prlino need. A cough indicates In flammation nnd congestion and theso in turn nre duo to nn excess of waste and poisons In tho system. A tonic laxative cough syrup rids tho syBtora of congestion, whllo relieving tho painful coughing. Got tho following nnd mix nt home: One-half ounco .fluid wild cherry bark, ono ounco com pound essence cardlol nnd three ounces syrup white pine compound. Shako the bottlo and take twenty drops every half hour for four hours. Then one half to ono tenspoonful three or four times dally. Give children less, ac cording to age. Cut this out and savo It for somo friend. Is Prayer Geographical? Not long ago, in nn important coun ty' in Ohio, tho women and others prayed that It would go "dry" and it did. A fow dnys Inter, tho people in Nassau nnd Suffolk counties, Long Is lnnd, prayed that theso counties would become desiccated nnd a count of the votes showed thnt there was noth ing doing. In both cases only those peoolo prayed who wero accustomed to thnt form of weapon. Accordingly there is a strong suggestion that prayer, ,llke the tariff, Is a local issuo. Btitb ot Onto Crrr or Toinw. 7 . I.UCAS oou.ntt. f FitAMC J. CiiiKcr mnkts oath that ha hi aenlai partner ot the nrm of F. J. cur.NET A Co.. doing business In the City ot Toledo. County and State aforesaid, and that salit firm will pay the sum ol UNE HUNDRED DOLLARS (or each and every ease ol Catarrh that cannot he cured by the mm ot IIAIX'B CATARRH CURS. FRANK J. CIIEXEY. Sirom to before me and subscribed In my presence, this 6U1 day ot December. A, !.. 1883. I I A. W. OI.EABON. 1 itl I .NOTART PVBUO. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally and acta directly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces ot to, system. Bend for testimonials, free. r. J. CHENEY tt CO., Toledo, O. Bold by all Drucitlsts. 75c Take Hall's Family rills for constipation. A Burden. Stella Was her divorco satisfac tory? Bella No, sho has to keep tho chil dren tho whole year. You cannot hurt anybody without receiving a greater hurt yourself. Cobden. AIXKJJ'S T.TJNO BALSAM has been rtacd succcsntully f or years fordeep-OTaAoi couplts. colds and broncnltia. Everybody should know ubout It. It Is simplo. Mtfe und sure. I have lived to know that tho tfrcat secret of human happiness Is this never suffer your energies to stagnate. WESTERN CANADA What Prof. Shaw, th Weil-Known Atrri culturJet, say About Iti Bhonchiai, Troches A preparation of superior, merit for relieving Couehs. Hoarseness and Irritation ol throat; ol neat btnVlt la Lunar Troubles, BronchlUs anl AsSuu. Frta Irom opiates or nr harmful Ingredient. Prlee. 25 cents, 60 cents and J 1,00 per. tax. Sampls malted en request. J I. BRQWTi gc SON. Boiton. Ma,.. r A DOSE OF I i4 l KISLSS 13 ' am -rV .v m vtinvx yx.mii jolQitis I .. -J1. Oi. anteed to contain no ooiatcs.4 It H'l. very palatable : too1 children like it' I '.I!'