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; . 0 fcVJW' THE ST. JOSEPH OBSERVER, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1919 " wp'whtihi 'mai J MS FROrVl ALL OVER ferial issouri . ! Interesting Happenings "Which Have Taken Place C INc. I .WAfifael1 Vlf$- in 4-lia I minn I The Product of the Scissors, the Pen and a Vary Little Actual Labor ppcr company prospecting In, si mmn county sys It is finding pirnt of tends which away from to 7u per cent copper. The probation officer of Lafayette rountj s juvenile court Is named Tutt, and parents repeat his name over and o.r to naughty children. A tonslderate Marjville minister warmed up his shivering congrega tion one Sunday night with a graphic miiiwii on the old-fashioned licit. r It rton voted 7" to IS In fii r if lighting her streets with r . tin lights. This calls for a s.pcc u ii of 40 cents on tho $100. Tlo Jefferson City Demoerat-Trtb-ui . notes that tho popular way to ohs. r t holiday reunions about the m family hearthstone is to go to the mo ies The assessor in CI Dorado Springs to. k on a little side work and found that there were approximately 9,600 hi. kens In that town that Is fcath ei. I i hickens. While we aro looking about earn cm r..r fuel substitutes, the Sedalla Oipitii suggests that It knows of a. i" I i hips off the old blot as which n r would be missed A I the lights In a. Sedalla movie ti i. r went out for half an hour one i t recently, and ever since the I has been crowded with young c ii it -, waltlnr for history to repeat i il joung men in Centralia bo- r miserably" thirsty. They mix- e! nn.n extract with soft drinks to - ilc alcoholic effects, and drank ti .1 octlon. Then thay all become n i ibly" sick. P. iiimbla surely is a grand old t. w Vou oan still be a sport there for iw.i bit, The city council has in i ! ii illegal for taxi drivers to ci r more than 26 cent for a trip in in the tit) limits. r at XliffgiiiKv Hie, an enterprts- i i. her is righting the packing md appea'lng for local patron- l udveitlsing his own cured lie pi a h honie-e ured bai on nts a. pound, bams at 30 eents - ms4ge al 15 cents. tr i b r b t t 1 t k n w ked from the cupola of a ca- when It was sideswipe by an- i Missouri Pacific train, O. p. a braketnan, of Nevada, was l Ills skull was crushed and broken He is survived by a .nd two children lulia Hurt Shannon was ono oldest native-born citizens of i ounty Hhe died at the homo ' son. Elsa 11 Shannon, In - Pork Township, Nov. 81. In i i tieth year of her age. She i m in that county In Ik 10. Ti. Msvtlle I'llot advertises that tint .ft Ue will take wood on sub i,iMt,n, but it must be cut in 18 lr. i. I. rgths. The enterprise will t. ..m wood, too, aid we will raise tt). unit as to length anywhere up to i c hundred feet. Osborn Bntsr I" u tliat the 8t Louis Olobe-Dera- i h.is bought the St Louis lie-l-i it ouiiht to stralchtea out the nan , ungle The Smileyvills Bs pr. -- uhkh is bitterly dry and Dem-ocr-.ti. sunests that the new com bmati. n be called either the Stand paitei or the Wet Blanket. In Mh, 1010, the Stephens Printing Company of Jefferson City was do lighted to secure a C-yoar contract to furnish the state with certain binds of pr mod supplies. Now the Steph ens . i mjiany would bo ever more de light .1 to let loose of that contract 1 i i date the company's low has been t.'t.OOO. Th. editor of the C(-dar Count He pubiieun recently was presonted with t a 6 pound sweet potato, the largest known to have been grown in that count this ear. Ho deckled to give It to the oklewt person In Cedar coun ty Tho contest was short-lived when the name of U C. Clemens was handed him. Mr. demons i-s 106 years old. He carried mail between Vlncennes. Ind . hnd .SpnnKfleld, 111 . in 1S3S He is a veteran of both the Mexican and Civil wars. On tho day he reached his one hundredth birth- day he celebrated tho occasion by cut ting a shock of corn. In order to rniso more revenue. the Jefferson City council ordered n tax I of one cent a gallon on all gasoline sold in that city at filling stations iTho Sinclair oil company compiled with the law, and at once advanced the soiling price of gasoline a cent a gallon to cover the tax Again the consumer got It In the neck. A tiuck carrying 35 women con victs of the state prison at Jefferson City ran away down a grade toward tho river one day last week and bumped Into a stone wall. All but two of the women Jumped from the auto before It stopped and only one woman was Injured. Her collar lono was broken. The brakis of the e hkle failed to work. Tho mania for striking was exem plified in Lamar, whero a pnng of men weie hired to do concrete work for the city, not because it was nec essary nt this time, but to furnish emp'ojmont to several needy laborers. And yet they went out on a strike for .higher pay at 9 o'ctock one morning j'i'ho maor simply let them s-ta ( struck, sajing the work was not at all I necessary. I Ilectntly a L'rlch firm of Mock I (.nippers received fiom Kansas CIt three calves, each calf shipped In a Eop.ar.ue sioih cat ostlng more freight than Its occupant had cost. Tor ccvcral weeks the shippers In Urlch had been begging for cars In which to ship ttock to market and itnall got their agents in Kansas City to ship the calves to them, each in a separato car, so they could ship back the cars full of hogs. J. Will Graves of Clifton Hill off sets tho way he signs his name by as serting that he has tho oldest mus- lacho In Missouri. Mr Graves has jnot shaved since April 15, 1S01, when ht pledged not to shave until the south had gained Its Independence uesides tiio proud distinction this gains for him, Judge Graves' savings In money and time must have amass ed for him a comfortable fortune b now. Killing migratory birds by airplane Is the uniquo charge brought ngaliut Itwo hunters of Capo Girardeau by a government agent. They are now out on $5e0 bond nnd their case will be heard at the nest term of the federal court there. It is sold they had per fected the art of hunting by nlrnlane. clrcllns around a flock of geose and thus controlling their flight so they could kill as man) of tho birds as desired. At least half a dozen prominent ,uenucrais are wining to mako tho jrace for Congress in the 14th district next year. The latest probable can didate is Horry 13. Alexander of Capo joirardiau county. Others mentioned are Unb Wurd of Coruthersvllle, for mer State Senator Thos. It II Dl of Kennett, llepresentative V. M. Nor man of Btoddurd couuty, and W. II. Meredith of Poplar DIuff. There's no Democrat in the west ond of tho dis trict who seems to bo willing. After several oars of comparative tranqullit the old Gentry county jail was the scene of another delivery on I Monday night of last week, when Ilobert and Hugh Halley, confessed thieves or the JeK patton Uuiek oar. sawed their wa to liberty mid mado their escape In the darkness. Uut these two accomplished crooks did not .make their gctavva by tho old f.asli j toned and slow method emplool by men of other days who did the same , trick. Instead, they helped themselves to tho fine Nash car belonging to I. (N Swetnam and which was carefully locked In tho family garage a short distance from the Jail, and the last they were seen by any ono around .there. It Is thought. wih when they seemed to have opened the oar to al most full capacity and were headed sou til. Springfield, according to the annual report of the I'nltcd States census bureau, ranks icist among the cities of this country In population and first In financial standing, its general In debtednewM being only 1180,201. In I Ite of that. Springfield has oxcel- lent public lmpro omenta. Is well po liced and Is admittedly one of tlio most progresslvo ns well ns ona of the most beautiful cities In this part of the country. Springfield was tho second ilty In tho stato to adopt com mission form of government. Tho census report, which Includes nil American cities with 30,000 or more inhabitants, ranks St. Louis fourth, Kansas City twenty-first, St. Joseph seventy eighth, Spilngficld lGlst and Joplln 204th. " ' " The Huntsvillc Herald predicts that preachers iut will organise a union and demand better wages tlmc-and-, a-hilf for overtime, more chicken, real cider, apple butter, pumpkin plo anil other ministerial emoluments. Speaking as a lay member who Ij.vs clear bid; on his shoulder blades and sometimes snores, wo warn "em right now that the '11 never get very far with that time-nnd-a-half for over tlnu Smile v Me Kxprcss. I V. Thompson, a Pentecostal preacher of West Plains was found guilty of robber In the Ozark county circuit court at Gainesville last week and sentenced to prison for two jears ittorne.vs. Green & Green, filed notice that the case would be appeat- touc.hlllR lt Ho r,achp, ml, h,owIv ed to the supremo court Thompson Lm, stroUe, It. drawing back his el was charged with stealing a pocket jbottB ke a , bru,hmB a Blr,.8 book containing something like $100 ...., Y.... Rr. en.. mni,i .i from II n Chiist, a blind man v.-hom he had met at Tulsa, Okla. Mosbj's Message, alwavs Kl id to valuablo rehilers. publish t-omcthlng full of suggestion to Its politician relites this anecdote" Mark Twain's brother, Orion Clemens, was elected clerk of a chlirrh i iininntiim I.ilon i the church accounts were found hy,l" mul"i"l remains or nts gri.ui- m auditor to be very unsystematic. 'Mr Clemens," asked the auditor, i 'how do lou keep books?" "Oil' replied Orion, "I put down everything I paj out and trust to meniorj for ever thing that I take in." V new easiest way to get money mi"11 ,h-' '"'stress what time I ame In countrj towns has developed In Gall.a-ltni" n'un'n. aller I presl p3,i tin A stranger drops In and after. " amI told ou "ot ,,J l, "" getting the lay of the land whispers to eertaln citizens that he, .knows where extra fine whisky can )P se cured nt $10 a quart After collect ing the monej from those who pro duce eigerly he goes to get the wills- ky. Hi. nevir comes back, and Jin dlsappolntej ones are too wiaied of the home town publicity to go after him. Jut as an indication of how the chaining Industiy is growing in the Oarks, the milk supply In Howell county is gottlng to great It will have to bo condensed. A condensing plant Is to be built In West Plains. And right next to Howell count is Oiegon county, one or tho most famous peach dlstrlrts in the world. All that bectlon of the state is flue for bees. Milk nnd honey, peaches and cream, little bitter cold weather nnd plonty of wood to burn when It does get cold we chal lenge the world to boat It Howell County Gazette. You don't havo to go to tho Ozarks to find gamo Two farmers near Hates CIt. just outsldo of Jackson county, shot nine wild geco In ten shots n few dus ago. Itabbits, hriuir rels, ducks and quail are icported numerous generally over tho state, inii .iii.i fnv, t,.,...., .....i. " "" " "" lem In mnnv .Mimilou n.,.l ,, l Carroll county two hunteis with twelve hounds, arter killing two wolves, were scared out of tho woods l,,o,ll,0n aml f''l thl object and . . . "uu""genet.l nature or whl.h Is to obtain by "tomo long-haired wild animal" a decree or divorce from defendant which m. reamed nt thorn so liorutnv that the dogs ImmeJlately left that place and tho men beat the dogs back to town. They think It was either n i They think It was either a panther or a tenor. J N. Stonebraker, ''"' livrnPH-Ini..,,..,. dent of the Missouri l'rees Association. who .s In San Dlogo for hla lionltli. ' ...m ,,,, ..rt. n .tiiMHiiiu frpeni hair the time boosting Hb climate that Calirornla does It would divert n lot of tourists from this state, yesterday It rained, and then some. Putting onou S a'e or Miuri on tnnV" commanding generaal n lioll-woin MliKer. I roll camouriag- mliuia natlvo and decldod to ait like one. Dropping In at a fruit stand whero I was not known, I began 'Itotton day.' 'yes.' growled the fruit merchant, 'and wo have too darned mu h of this kind. It's uettlo' buRl ness' 'Uut ou tempt us out here calling this a land of Min&hlnc,' I .twped. 'What, ain't ou a native? ho akked. "Honest, mlsttr, this Is a most unusual day. You Just can't jnat our climate.' " Tho record ror old age Is held by Lindsay Dudley and his famil who live near Doniphan where the old peoplo have lived on tho same rarm ror almost three-quarters of a cen tury. The family consists or Dudley, his wiro and Mrs. Dudley's sister. Mrs Abljah Wright, who are respec tively Ti, Si and 83 years old, a total or 252 oars Mr and Mrs. Dudley have been married 63 years and have had 11 children, Bix of whom are liv ing When Dudley moved to Uie place on which he U now living he could shoot squirrels and wild turkejs from ,thc doorway of his kitchen and it was not necessary for him t tramp through tho woods getting a mess of meat for a meal, llo used a muzzle loading rifle and killed n lot of game In sight of his house His neatest neighbor wua miles away, jet the neighborly spirit was fostered more than in tho present day. Uudlcj was present when tho original town of Doniphan was platted by the early county survejors and he watched them as they located the slto ot the present couithouse square. The death recently of Kd II Smith recalled tho humorous editor ials which made his llttlo newspaper, the Chula News, noted The ono which first eTrew attention to It fol lows: "Wc heard the Polander, Padcrew ski, play tho piano In Kansas Citj last night The fellow Is deceitful He makes j on think all the time tint he Is going to play a tune, but he never does He flirts all around a tune, but never touches It. His hair looks like n wig, but it isn't, lie deceives you in n hundred was He makes the sweetest sounds jou ever heard that wcie not a ft line. He has his nlano .. tlnIn.. ..... ,ho ,,., . ,,.,, w.,l ,.,.,. -..,, , .. , ,,., ,, . .,. jou're there with our girl, but some how she don't love sou We know tho horrow of that, and that's win wo don't like Paderewskl Wo' wouldn't go to hear him again There are troubles enough in the world ' without hearing Paderewskl. A man don't want to feel like he had thrown """",r '" lnP -cwcr " lnls ,'' l aa' LHU. .1 tn ..-.. . a. . .....! s-.cnxn.n iiuii oill lu Aiurr.C'l w C re glad rf i: f. Hut we wouldn't tVce "j hundred iiolars for what we heard.' Keoplmc It Dark Master of the House Why did vou The Ccok Sure, sir an' O! didn't tell her. .he asked me whit time ou got in, and Oi tould her Ol was hi busy getting thei breikfait that Ol didn't look nt tho clock. r.'ot a liid Idol 'We n-e not U"Uall In favor 'of capital punishment, but when the cold blooded proposition like that man, Howatt, president ot the Kansas min ers, union sa ' lee the people suffer'' we feel like wanting to lie him out' these cold nlghta und let him freeze to death Gallatin Democrat. Oil Wlmt a slap Hock Port has hired a night watch man. If that town is as dead at I night as it is in the da time he ought to get In some peaceful sle p unmo lested. Cialg Leader (No. 33607) OIUM'lt OP Pl'HI.IfvTIOY . Ill the Ciiuult Court or liuchaiiHil Count, Missouri, to the Janunry Term. A D 1920. State of MIssduiI, Count of Uuch- nnnn ss Mary 13 Townsend . . IMaintlf! I vs. P J (Jack) Townsend . DefenJnnt Now at this day comes the uliintlff by her attorne, and it appeurlng toislde, and I saw and heard it all from mo suiHiaiuon oi me circuit uourl that said defendant P .1 i.lnrki T.iu ncnn.l la n ii.m.ri.l.l.ni r.t , I. It...... if i ,..i ., ... i,. """' ." ."7-"". " " " iiut, i"""-.inortin. ll is oruerc I mat wild non- iiHiilent ilefonilnnt Iih nntlfin.l l,i nnh. "cuti,,n U8 r,lulr('1' ,,v ' tl,Jt wild1 pilllililli lias coiiunen. i ii im r hull in this Court against said dittndant bv on the giound ot indignities such ns to render her condition in lite Intoler- 'possessed of a mean disposition, that iiinr in tum .unit, nidi i i t-iiiiaill itH ?,;,"" C ".".'! fd 'Y r""::!"0?. J',u'";, !,.. .. ?. n 1. ... .1 n.i.t l.n.......nn.l ........ Utr .i,.. ,i.,i .i . '., ,.,..' or plaintiff and defend int defendant was addicted to the use of alcoholic ..... ,,.u. i.i.....b.. ...... lllu lllu 1IC n luors io excess, nidi oeienciant orien hln.wl( rrntn Ihu Ian 1 would often Ma out plaintiff late at i Vuttl ""uii w'nri'"11 l.a!l rpiTuto0!0!! lowcl conuuet. That unless the said defendant I" J. (Jack) Townsend shall be und ap pear at the next term or this Court to be begun nnd held at the Court House, day of January. 1920 on or before thejhis horse under the linden tree, tak- J.Vii'l!.,? -fma . "L J" ''JnV ((.ISIS - ie ltuil Mil' riUllll ll) IHJ Judgement ronuoreu accoruingl. of this order be iiublished in the St (Joseph Observer a nuwspiper publish- A.1 ill til. f,tint fit Ifimliinnn tn lion to be at leaHt fifteen dais berore Itukcn ror eonresMd ns to him andiaenl" he eioseu ms new gists, wheel- Court"" "inuary' yjZ0 Ur"' of ,hls.Lriglit. General Cheatham formed his A true copy Attest. h.MAU.1 r J CitoiTSi:, (Seal) v-ierK 1 Hy S-tella Whitehead. Deputy Clerk uuvall A. uoyd, Attorne s tor Plain tirr. (1128) i:i:crToits xoncr. Notice Is hereby given that Letters. Testamentnr. upon the estate or Nancy A Chapman, deceased, have been granted to the undersigned, by the Probate Court of Iluclianan Coun ty, Missouri, bearing date of the 15th day of December, 1919 All persons having claims against said estate aro tequlred to exhibit Hum to mo for allowance, within six months trom date of said letters, or they may be precluded from any ben efit of such estate: and If said claims bo not exhibited within one year from tho date or the publication or this notice, they will be rorcver barred. A truo copy. Attest- JOHN H YOUNG, (Seal) Kxecutor. Vrei M, vVangor, Clerk of Probata. IT WAS A SLAUGHTER OF THE LEADERS At the Battle of Franklin, One of the Fiercest of the War MORE OFFICERS KILLED THAN IN THE LAST WAR In That Sanguinary I'ngaccniciit In Which St. Joseph's Col. l'.lljnli Gate) IMajcel n Prominent l'art the Was m Groat Tliat When the Hattle Closed DlvLsloits Wore Commanded hj Ciiplalns nnd Corponils. In the famous battle of Pranklln Tcnn. Col. Hlljah Gates of this city plaved n most prominent part In 1 command of a regiment when the ord er came from Gen. Hood to charge. Col Gates rode to the head of his command, whipped out his sword, and swinging It over his head shouted, "como on bojs," and rode straight nt the enemy. When the charge was( over he was picked up from the corpse strew field, his left arm entirely tornl nway, and with several other wounds. but he lived and that empt sleeve was a badge of honor which was fam iliar on St Joseph's streets up to the day of the gallant soldier's death a few years ngo i The batllo of Pranklln Is most fre eiucntly referred to as a slaughter of oftlcer8, m many ot thenl belne kl,cj In personally leading their men. 1 rp,,. I,.,... ,,nu -.,ll,l tr, -nntrros lhe other day by Gen Isaac It Shcr- wood, democratic member from ninth Ohio district a district noimnll Re publican, which he has represented sixteen cars a veteran of the Civil vvai, w'ith a record of forty-three bat- tics and 126 das under fire, now 84 wear old. In his 40 minutes talk he said: I How Tli" I'ought Then "Now, as to the question of our stle of fighting In the Civil war There stands today, ns It stood over a half century ago in front of the town of1 Pranklln, Tenn , on the highest j point of the ridge, a large linden tree J "It was half pEst 3 In the ufternoon jor November 30, 18C1 v hen General jjlopd, commanding 7B.000 veteran sol- unattended to that tro". thiew the stump of a leg that had been shot off at Chlckam.iuca, over the pommel of his saddle, drew out his field gUss and sat looking across the valley to the position of the Un ion Army. It was the silence that al- vns pn codes a great battle Pres ently the sllenco was broken by the soft strains of music which floated up from the town below 'Just I!n fore the Battle Mother The men In gra on the hill and the men In blue In the v.illej below listened There were tears in many eee, ns the path etic words were well remembered Just before the battle, mother lam thinking most of ou' "I was at Pianklln on the Union .. ...i,-.n.i ,..iti..n ,,.. .1... ,.m of tilC lVderal HnO. I K?IW find hcfir.l! . ... . ' u ail an mat a soiuitr can see anil . . near amiU mo glare, 1110 inunuerOUS roar, the stifling battle smoke, the .. t in. .1 e,s ot Ule lctr'1"'". ll,t agonizing groans of tho wounded and dlng ..t rn,,miinr th M.,n invt i...f. ' r,Iunber the hceno Just befi fore the battle. I see It now hs I saw it tm.ni ovt.,y basking in the mellow K'or-v of M'vember sunshine, I see the ..... .... ... .. ' ' lov' ot Pranklln. cjuite et rest . . .. .. . . ... ... inuue me circle or tne reuerai lines These lines extended trom rlv- r. , ,...,. tw,. r .i,i,.. ..t " " - ' " "; woodland In the rich foliage or the'mlnle balls. Ills corps was swept autumn Ioave". In "arlet. gold and' jcie - co, uhbvu iui inr euri iroi.1 10 gladden and glorlf tho rail. llocel I'nder tho I.liidcu TrtH" I "I was speaking or General Hood, who sat on, '" a """ey of the federal linos Slid- ed his horse and rode back to General i&,uart "Ilh ,no command: 'General j we will chjrgo the federul lines In "Stuart formed his corns on tho corps on the left, and on the extreme! Hen, on tho Ilarpeth Itiver. rested Gen- eral Forrest'B cavalry. A cannon on the ridge sounded the signal for the. thurge. With baoncts fixed, the heavy columns marched with a steady and even tread down the slope. The fiercest and bloodiest battle or the century was on. I say that because It fs a fact that more men were lost In that battle In proportion to the num ber engaged than in any battle that was ever fought on either continent. Hood's losses were over 40 per cent. How I'at Cleburne Died "On the left of my command the Federal lines gave away. And this Is something historical upon which historians have written conflicting ac counts. I am going to clear that up. On the left of my command the Fed- Post Office Fixtures Are Made in Send us your plan and The Fixture Makers wiU ' Ilfli tdIUS sell the J H&JKs 1 what desired '"Jk 1 . rest TE3E BWES NATIONAL BANK United Statei Depository Capital and Surplus, J30O.O00.00 OFFICERS IAS It. McCORD PrmJenl JNO J. WALSH Atit. Ciihltr NO D RICHARDSON.. .Vlce-Preildent CALVIN C P.URNE3 Ait. Cuthler L W. POWELL Vice Prtildent MILO U artJTE Ami. Oililcr QEO. A. NELSON, Vk.-I'rcildent uJ (UibUr. DIRECTORS JNO D. RICHAItriSON. ' CHARLES J. SCnENECKER, Ch.lrra.n ind Preiiiltat. Klchtrdtoe Vlcc-Pretldent, Nire-UcCcrJ Mertis p ZT'mV"" m&AM'fcBTIH. R PsiSSSfc S. Brtttaln Drr Good. ."' "" ' "' Comp.nj-. WILLIAM ALBRECnT, HENRY J. MUELLER. r J vim rr nft'Sm? U Pfi4nt, Mu.ller.Iitller dnlr Co. CH'.Ji.S rV.iw3 UALril E. COSTIGAN, GEO A NeSon! Frciidtnt, Noyet-Normin Shoe Co. Vlce-Pmldcnt mi CatMen aiARI.ES ARDERY, JAS H. McCORD. rrtildent, Joluxan-Woodburr Ht Preiident ttui prttldest NtTt-McCord Company, ' Mercantile Co WE SOLICIT YOUR BUSINESS e- D. E. IICATON, rruLUnt. J. W. HEA TON-BE GOLE Undertaking Co. FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMER3 With Lady Attendant 224 South Eighth Street Bell Phono 1782 III I I ssll I ! I IM I ! I llll I I IM 111! IMIinr TT T f "- ' T -- H.O. Sidenfaden UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER Ooener Tenth and Frederick Avenne. Lfldy Attendant. TKLEPIIONi: 51AIN 115 AND MAIN 205 eral lines iravo nwav. General Cle- li,r ,.. i,,, f ,v,. v,o.i "- "-- "- "' .......(,... line. He fell JUEt at tho left of my brigade As the Confederates rushed 'on the rederal lino of battle, a gray figure on a chestnut horso rode dlag- lonally across the rront or the charging column The horse went down with- .in fifty yards of tho breastworks. The rider arose, waved his sword, and .'.... . . icu nil men on root to tne ramparts;. ChlcXamauga, or the three days bat' then his brave rorm staggered and fell 'tie at Gettysburg, whero three time: ,.Bino .i, i-...irai t n,, K - " i. i back under the terrific fire of musket ry, nearly one-hair either killed or wounded This was Gen. Pat Cle- burne. "A few yards on the Confederate right General George vV. Gordon of Tennessee, who was abreast of the charging line, fell Just under the fresh cartn or the breast works. He was wounded and captured, as he refused to fall back. Near this spot General John Adams also fell. He stood upon the parapet and was fatally shot, his .horse falling across the breast works. My old friend, Gen. Jack Casement of Ohio was commanding a Union brl gade where General Adams fell. Deep ly touched with his splendid courage, General Casement had cotton brought fiom the old gin house and placed under the dying soldier's head. 'You are too brave a man to die,' said Case ment, 'and I wish I could save you.' Gen Carter fell mortally wounded be fore reaching the federal lines. Gen. Stahl reached the ditch; he stood on the bodies of the dead and gave com mands and rallied his men. Just In front or my lines, facing the locust heart rending cries of the desperately thicket. General Cockrell of Missouri wounded; nnd the prayers of the dy was wounded, but not fatally. Not a'lng filled me with everlasting sorrow, hundred yards away lay General Gran-'From that hour to this I have hated bury, dead. He died leading the brave, war. During my four years' service Texans to the works. A minute more' I was compelled to witness the agon and General Stahl fell, mortally l-in" aftermath of over forty battle wounded. General Walthall cf '! f!e,,!n" St Joseph, Mo. let us quote you our price St. Joseph, Mo. CEO. J. DC COLE. Vic rns. uut Mr. KARLE, Sw ud TrtM. isilppl, afterwards United States Sen ator, had two horses shot under him. "Twelve Confederate generals were cither dead or wounded. Colonels were commanding divisions, captains were commanding brigades. "More generals were killed on both sides in that 8-hour struggle In front of that Utile Tennessee town than were killed in the two das" fight nt . .. ttysburg. as many soldiers were engaged. "And let me emphasize this with the statement that more brigadier gen erals and major generals wero killed at Franklin in that 8 hour fight than In the whole World War, whero near ly 18 million soldiers were In the hell or battle. The struggle closed at midnight. Our dead lay across nnd Inside the breastworks from river to river, outside the breastworks In a wider and thicker line, lay the Con federate dead. Amid the smoke and grime of battle, the dun clouds hiding the stars, the Iilue and the gray look ed alike to me," At thld point or General Sherwood's speech, which had been listened to with breathless Interest, the members broke Into loud applause and Demo crats and Republicans alike rose to their feet. "I stood upon the parapet Just be. fore midnight and saw all that could be seen. I saw and heard all that I could see; my ront soul could con template In such an awful environ ment. It was a spectacle to appall the stoutest heart. The wounded shiver ing In the chill November air, tho l V i, i-. r 1 1.1 1 . 1 IT.