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umbia TT If if ERALD VOL. XLVIIl COLUMMA, TENNESSEE, &cll)A Y. JANUAK Y IC. IJ03. ISO. 3 hATE IEIBS J3ID GGiqiqEIfF. The report o( the police department f Nashville for the year mri show that there were 10.000 arrests made. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen of Lewisburg. have let a contract for the building of a $5,000 electric light plant Dr. William T. Manning, the v. ell known Episcopal minister of Nashville, has accepted a call to St. Agnes' church in New York City. The town of Watertown, Tenn. was visited by a $10,000 fare last Saturday night. Some half a dozen buildings was burned and only two were in sured. Conarress is expected to pass a Dill removing the duty of sixty-seven cents a ton on coal. It is said the bill may take . the form of a rebate or drawback for ninety days. Representative Underwood, of Ala bama, who has been spoken of in con nection with the Democratic leader ship in the next Congress, will not be a candidate for the honor. Judge W. O. Caldwell, who has just etired from the Supreme bench of tne State, after a. service of sixteen years, has been addel to the faculty of the Lebanon Law School. Secretary of the Navy Moody wa injured in a runaway at Annapolis Monday. He leaped from a carriage while the horses were running and fell on his face. It is said the injuries are not serious. There was a popular demonstration in honor of Gov. Tatt at Manila yes terday in which 8,000 men partici pated. Several speeches were made urging Gov. Taft to remain in the Philippines. The sum of $85,000,000 has been set aside by St Louis railways for traffic Improvements, most of which will be completed before the Worlds' Fair. Thina of it. eighty-five millions of dollars, in one line of business, in one city. . - " .- : . ,V An invesitgation of troubles culmi nating in the killing of William Fitz gerald by W. Godfrey Hunter, Jr., will be commenced today by Third Assistant Secretary, of State Pierce. All correspondence in the case has been turned over to him. , As the consequences of a fight be tween two naval cadets at Annapolis, growing out of an attepmt at hazing, Eobert A. Pearson, of New Hamp shire, is in the hospital with a broken jaw and Francis Or. Blasdel, of New York, is locked up pending an inves tigation. At Macon. Ga., Mrs. Effle L. Car- j eon, a teacher of telegraphy in a busi- j ness college, shot and Killed Robert A. Riesby. a student in a rival college. Mrs. Carson accused Rigsby of cir rulatim? damauinir stories against her. Rigsby was originally from Bowling Green. Kv.. or a tillage near that city. Abram Stevens Hewitt, former Mavor of New York City, disting uished as a philanthropist, politician and student, is dying. Last night it was announced that Mr. Hewitt was orowini? weaker, and that there was but a bare possibility that he might survive the night Mr. Hewitt is 81 years old. The fire which broke out on the pub lic square in Nashville Saturday after noon and destroyed the wholesale dry goods house of Lyle, Black & Co., was stormed at tils building. i.ne iobb amounted to about $210,000, fully cov ered by insurance, except the building, valued at $18,000. which had no insurance. Following are the new industries to be established in Tennessee as reported hv the Chattanooga Tradesman ior the week ending January 10: Johnson City, railroad shops; Memphis, $100, 000 hardware establishment ; Martin, 40.000 nlaning mill and lumber com- ra ly. wartraoe, electric light plant (nroiected) Bristol, large lumber mill (near) ; Shelbyville, pencil factory. President Roosevelt's extreme atti tude on the negro question is causing an opposition to his nomination for President in 1904 that is rapidly reaching a head. There are troublous times ahead for him. The New York Herald, wnieh hs been flying the name of Roosevelt at its masthead for President in 1904 has taken it down on account of the way he acted about the Indianola, Miss., postoffice matter, and iv other cases involving the negro question. Those who oppose Mr. Roosevelt for the nomination say that a combination can be made be tween New Yorjc. Ohio. Indiana, Illi nois and the Southern States that will encompass his defeat. Passengers on a Knox vi lie & Ohio Railroad train rode several miles yes terday afternoon with the hand of a corpse at the throttle of the engine. The train left Bucxeye, Tenn., on time and ran through to Carryville, the next station. When Engineer A. C. Young ran through the latter town Fireman MatlocK knew something was wrong, and stepped to the engineer s side of the engine. He found , Young dead and immediately stopped the train. There is a wound on the left side of the engineer's head, and the supposition is that a piece fell from the side of a high out through the mountains and killed . him instantly. The train ran perhaps eight miles after Young was kille NATIONAL CELEBRITIES Declare Pe-ru-na to Be the Greatest Ca tarrh Remedy of The Age. IGflARRH COLDS COUGHS SORE- THROAT GRIPPD CROUP HOARSB NESS MBBRS. OP SAMOA, I &J Says: "J can recommend I Perunm aa one otthe very f I beat remediea tor catarrh, f I recommaad Pervaato all Hi Senator John M. Thur ston, of Omaha, Neb., write i "Peruna entirely relieved me of a veryjrritattng cough. I mm a firm believer In It efficacy for any inch trouble." Hon. William Young- blood, Auditor of the Interior, writes from Washington, D. C, to Dr. Hartman, Columbus, O., as follows : "I've often heard of your great medicine and have persuad ed my wife, who has been much of a sufferer from catarrh, to try Peruna, and after using one bottle she has wonderfully improved, it has proved alt you have claimed tor It." Hon. RufusD. Merchant, Superintendent and Dis bursing Officer, U. S. Post office, Washington, D. C, says: take pleasure In commending your tonic, having taken a bottle of Peruna with very beneficial re sults. It is recommended to me as a very excellent catarrh cure." , Congressman David F. Wllber, ot Oneonta, N. Y., writes : I am fully convinced that Peruna is alt you claim tor it after the use of a few bottles." Congressman Irvine Dungan, of Jackson, O., writes: desire to Join with my many friends In recommending your Invaluable remedy Peruna to any- one in need of an invigorating spring tonic, or whose system is run down by catarrhal troubles." We have letter from thirty eight members of Congress attest ing to the virtue of .Peruna. Thousand of people in the com- . . m i mmttm It mm M toon waiK or iiw ' " - family medicine. , , j For book of testimonial address The Peruna Medicine Co., Colum bus, G. CAR MACK LIKES JUDGE PARKER WHO ARE THE EIGHT THOUSAND? J DDT1 ITU (Um (fTT DAlUfll UUILUUA. FOR PHOSPHATE. Comparative Figures Showing Business Value of Education the The Tennessean Says the New York Jurist Would Make a Mast Ex cellent Candidate and With Him as Leader Democracy Would Win. Washington, Dec. 18. The Washing ton Star yesterday afternoon printed the following iuterview with Senator E. W. Ormack, of Tennessee: i am willing to be put down as saying that Judge Parker would make most excellent candidate. He would be an exemplary leader for the party and with whom, in n y jpinion, we could march on to victory. I have heard a great deal of Judge Parker and I have heard nothing anainst him. New York Democrats are frequent and liberal in their encomiums of him as a leader. He has a clean record and is a distinguished man. 'There may be reasons why he should not be nominated but I have not heard any of them. Certainly no objection could be made to his nomi nation by Mr. Bryan or any of the latter's followers. It has been argued in this connection that perhaps Judge Parker's record upon the financial question might militate against his desirability as a candiate. I cannot see it in that light. As a matter of fact the money question, in my judg ment, is not to cut mucn or a ngure dming the uoxl uaiupaigu. It is now in the background, although not there to stay ; it will soon come to the front The increased supply or goia nas rendered the question one of the slightest importance to the people now. nature has accompusnea wnar, the Democratic party sought to effect when that party favored the free coinage of silver. The Democratic party idea was to incresae the volume of circulating medium. The party was defeated, but Providence step ped in and did the work without the aid of the Government machinery. 'Gold is comparatively plentiful, and the volume of our currency is on the increase. We have prosperity now, but I make the prediction that the mines will sooner or later exhaust themselves. What will be the result? The gold supply will begin lo ebb, the price of the yellow , metal ' will increase, there will be a decline in other prices all along the line, and a corresponding degree or business de pression. We will have hard times again, and then the money question will forge to the front. JNotning can stop it. 'Now," continued Mr. tarmac. 'there has been a great deal of talk about nominating ex-Senator Fill, Senator Gorman arid ex-Secretary of State Olney, of Massachusetts. Each of these gentlemen, would, no doubt, make an excellent President, but I do not think that any one of them is available as a candidate. Certainly not Mr. Olney. Mr. Olney has a fine record, but he lives in New England. The party can expect nothing from New England, we can get no strengw there. Therefore it would be folly to nominate the Massachusetts statesman. "In order to win we must select, a man from the State of New York. It is in the Empire State that we must look for strength to help our cause. Therefore I am favorably inclined to the reported candidacy of Judge Par ker. The probability is he could car ry New York State. If so he is im portant to the organization. "It is difficult to predict what the issues of the next great campaign will be," concluded Senator Carmack. "It is a little too early for that. There is no telling what may happen between now and then to change the situation. "I thinu it is pretty safe to say, how ever, that at least three topics will be discussed upon the stump. They are those relating to the trusts, tanfl and Philippines questions. I think all are enduring issues and the probability is they will cut a conbiderable figure in the ht6T04" ARRESTED FOR FORGERY. Wilkie Emerson loo Quick To Sign a Name and Is In Ti ouble. Wilkie Emerson, otLewisburg, was arrested in Nashville at an early hour Friday morning by Sheriff James For gey and City Marshall Love Webb on a charge of forgery. Emerson came to Columbia the day before with some mules belong ing to E. L. Suggs, of Lewisbnrg. The mules were sold to the Columbia Stock Yard Company, who gave him a.cheoK for $320, payable to Mr. Suggs. Emerson, it is alleged, forged Suggs' endorsement to the cheos, and securing the money left the town. When arrested, it is said that he had disposed of $70 of the money. Messrs. Forgey and Webb returned to Columbia Friday with their prisoner and be was placed in jail to await the arrival of Mr. Suggs, will reach here this afternoon. Mr. J. C. Emerson, of Lewisburg, father of the young man arrived in the city Saturday and made good the money the young man had spent and the costs in the case. By consent of the parties involved voung Emerson was released. Work-House Commissioners. The Maury County Work House Commissioners met at 12 o'clock to day in the Circuit Court room. Judge Gordon being detained at-home on account of sickness, 'Squire W. J. MoKnight was elected in his stead. Bills amounting to several hundred dollars werelapproved. , By W. W. Hralth.A. M., LL. D.J The second edition of "Who's Who io America," (from the press of A. N. Marqttis Co.. Chicago) uofctains 1.800 pages'of brief biographies, without eulogy criticism or comment, of such persons now living in America as have become noted as factors in the progress and achievement of the age. "Endeavor has been made," say the editors, "to include all. Americans of more than local note in all lines of useful effort." No name is inserted or om.itad for financial consideration; the book is sold on its merits.. With a view to determining what effect education of the various grades has hau on success in life, etrort was maae to ascertain the school training of each of these men and women "of more than local note" and 7,853 on their United States list were thus edu cationally classified. According to the best estimate we can make from the latest census re turns there are in the U. S. 40,782,- 007 persons over 21 years old. These are divided educationally about as fol lows: , Class 1. W 1 1 h o u t school training 4,682,498 Class i. with only common school training .. 32, 862, 951 Class a. With common and high school train ing 2,165.857 Class 4, With college or h ig h er education .' added.... ....1,071.201 Now the Question is, how many of the eight thousand distinguished citi ssenti of The United Stt r.n tH Who's Who list came from each of these classes. ' ' The 4,683,498 of class 1 furnished.... 81 The 32,862,901 of class 2 furnished.. 808 The 2,165,857 of class 8 furnished. 1.245 The 1,071,201 of class 4 furnished. 5, 768 It thu appears : 1st. That an uneducated child has one chance in 150,000 of attaining dis tinction as a factor in the progress of ie age. . 2nd. That a common school educa tion will increase his chances nearly four times. 8rd. That a high school training will increase the chance of the common school boy twenty-three times, giving him eighty-seven times the chance of the uneducated. 4th. That a college education in creases the chance of the high school bov nine times, giving him two hun dred and nineteen times the chance of Hih common school bov and more than eight hundred times the chance of the untrained. , It is a surprising fact that of 7,852 notables" thus gathered, 4,810 proved to be full graduates of colleges. From the nature oi tne case u can not be claimed that these figures are exact, but they are based upon the most reliable government statistics and the necessary estimates nave Deen made with care. It is also doubtless true that other circumstances contri buted to the success of these college , trained men. bnt after all reasonable allowances are made the figures still force the conclusion that the more school training the child has the greater his chances of distinction will be. CHARGED WITH LARCENY. Riley Butler, a Clerk at the Racket, Arrested and Bound Over . to Court. Riley Butler, who has been for sev eral years a clerk at tne "Kacket was arraigned on a cnarge oi aarceuy before Magistrate Frank H. Smith Friday afternoon on complaint of Frank Swahsburg, proprietor of the store. The witnesses in the case were Will McGregor, Jr., and Miss Clara Lamar, who is cashier at the store. Will McGregor, Jr.. testined tnat ne nnrchased several articles at the Btore one day this weeK, among which were three shirts, tor wnicn ne paia uuwer He stated that Butler put the money in his pocket, and so far as he Knew, did not send it ro tne casu reg ister while he was in the store. Miss Clara Lamar testified that Mr. Butler did not send the money or a ticket for the shirt sale to the desk, and that she had been notified bv Mr, Swansburg to watch Mr. Butler's sales and ticaets very closely. Justice Smith held that there was reasonable grounds for the belief of the defendant's rtrtrt wa--acooraingiy bound Mr. Butler over to court under a $500 bond, which was given. Indications Point to a Great Revival In the Industry During the Present Year. Operators Are Cocfident, and the Market is in Healthy Condition. LOSES HIS CASE AND SOAKED $4 Or. Timrrons Suit Against P. Noferl Dismissed by Squires Hayes and Guest, and the Doctor Is Taxed With the Costs. INCREASE IN WAGES Locomotive Engineers and Firemen of L. & N. Road Considering Question. Louisville, Ky., Jan. 8. Jan. 15 is the day set for a conference between the locomotive engineers and firemen of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad and the management of that system over the matter of an Increase in wages. The Louisville & Nashville officials here say that no demand has been made upon them for an advance in the working rates of this branch of the service, and that the meeting held in this city ten days ago was merely for the purpose of arranging a day for the presentation of demands. It is not known whether the trainmen of the system are contemplating the presenta tion of a request for an increase. Sworn In at the Bar. Crockett Owen, who has recently hung ont his shingle to prsctlcle law, was sworn in as a member of the Co lumbia bar Monday afternoon by Jodga Holding. The phosphate operators throughout Maury county anticipate a considers ble revival in the phosphate business during the present year, and it is like ly that there will be more activity in the mines than there has been since the hurtful slump in prices some three years ago. Prices are better and nrmer now than for several months past, and the demand is steady and growing. Book ings for 1903 show that many com pa nieshave already enough orders to keep their mines going regularly nearly the whole year. There is now . very little rocK above ground at Mt. Pleasant Mr. John Carpenter estimates that 25,000 tons will take in every piece of rock on that field. It is very likely that had freight cars been plentiful during the past two months the Mt. Pleasant field would now be bare of rocs: above ground. An idea of the stimulation wnicn the phosphate business has lately re ceived may be gathered from the fact that there were over loo.ouo tons oi rock on the yards at . Mt. Pleas ant some fifteen months ago. The chief draw back at present is the car famine, which greatly delays ship ments, and the unfavorable weather, which has almost stopped mining for the time being. Encountering these difficulties, the operators may soon face the trouble of falling considerably behind with their orders. If the weath er during the next few weeks should impede the work in the mines as it has the past six. it is probable that when Spring sets in there will be such a revival of mining activity at Mt Pleasant as the "Phosphate City has not witnessed since the remarkable times of 1899 1900. There is a scarcity of labor in all the mines in the county, and at Mt Pleasant it is becoming pronounced None of the companies have half the number of men at - work that they would like to. nor have they had for some time. Along this line, however, it is pertinent to observe that there i will never be as many men at work in the mines as there were during the years of 1899 and ,1900. Not that there will be less mining done ; but because of the improved system of mining which has been adopted, cut ting the number of miners required almost half in two. Phosphate min ing has been reduced to a scientific basis. One man and one wagon tooay does the work that three men and three wagons did three years ago. The old system of trams is being dis carded and a better system has taicen its place. , . The phosphate market is heaitnier now than it nas Deen ior iuouiub. A chief factor in the producing of this condition is the lessening of the num ber of competitive companies having rock for sale. The acquirement or large holdings by the Virginia Caro lina Chemical Co., has resulted in the retirement from the market of several individual concerns which hitherto had been on the market as competitive sellers of rock, thus causing a stiffen ing of prices, the output of the mines having contracted into fewer hands. Another thing that nas causeu a stiffening in prices is that time has evealed the fact there is not near tne tonnage in the Mt. Pleasant field as had been supposed. This, it is said, is creating some apprehension on the nurt of consumers and they are more ready to close contracts with the Mt. Pleasant operators tnan tney nave ueen in some time. So, it may be safely said that the conditions obtaining in the Maury county fields at the beginning of the year 1908 are better than those that have been prevailing for some time past. There is a firmer tone all round ; the demand ample and prices better. With the unloosening of the conges tion in transportation facilities, which is still unrelieved and causing a delay that is becoming serious, the shipments of rock will probably assume unpre uedented proportions. Mr. George W. Killebrew, who is an extensive operator at Mt Pleasant, being general manager of several large companies in that field, was in Colum bia Monday and stated that if the cars could be procured there would be one hundred car loads of rocK leaving Mt. Pleasant every day at the present time. As it is, not more than one fourth of that number are being ship nnd. It is gratifying, however, to know that this great industry, whioh means so much to Maury County, gives such flattering promise. The car shortage ftnnnnt butt nlwavs. neither can the bad weather, and the income of Spring should stop both. ' BUYS FINE FARM. . IL the de- The suit of Dr. E. A. Timmons against P. Noferi, the tailor, for the - . . A., m , r : . . l w.,.m,l which Dr. Timmons claimed he ren dered the dffeudant, was tried before Esq. George . Hayes Saturday. On account of the importance of the case, Sqay: Hayes had Squire R. Guest associated with him; on bench. Dr. Timmons asserted that the fendant went to his office one night recently and complained of a violent aching in one of his teeth ; that he procured a "pledget" of cotton satura ted it with a drop of aconite and opium and inserted it in the troublesome cavity ; and that by so doing he alle viated the defendant's pain. Mr. J. C. Voorhies, con a sol ior ,tne defendant, proved by his client, that the latter bad never at any time been n Dr. Timmons' office at night, and that he had never been in the office but once, and that was one day when Dr. Timmons solicited him to visit his room and listen to a poem which the doctor bad dashed off. Mr. Voorhies, in his speech ! before the court, suggested that it was lis tening to this poem which had caused his client's tooth to ache. The court after hearing the testimo ny in tho c.o, dismissed the suit &ud taxed Dr. . Timmons with the costs, which amounted to something over 14.00. A large crowd attended the hearing of the case, having been attracted there by the published statement that the well-known doctor, poet, author and lecturer would prosecute the suit in his own behalf.. Dr. Timmons' appeal to the court for the three plunks involved was pro nounced an eloquent effort, and he was warmly congratulated by his admirers aB he quitted the floor. HE PLEAD HIS OWN CAUSE 'Twas once upon a time, In a town not so far, A doctor pled bis cause -And lost it at the bar. He had quite a good case . Jru'yment to compel, - . But such a poor lawyer- -w,,. Had he for a counsel. The Columbia Poet. -Tax Collections. Trustee Kannon, and Deputy Pur yeat have been kept busy Monday hand ing out receipts for taxes. Something line $ 1,500 had been paid into the trus tee's treasury up to 12 o'clock. The total collections for taxes to date since October, but not including today, amounts to $11,971.54 Collections will be a great deal, increased from now on. CUTICURASOAP The World's Greatest Skin Soap. The Standard of Every Nation of M Earth. H. L. Yokley, of Giles County, Paya $10,884 For the Ogilvie Place. Mr. H. L. Tokley, of Giles county, has purchased the Ogilvie farm, two miles from Columbia on the Mt Pleas ant pike, from T. J. Shaw and wife, paying $10,884 for It The farm con tain about 193 acres, and la a valuable property. Mr. Yokler. It Is understood, will devote himself largely to stock rais ing, the farm being well adapted to this pnrpow. Sale Greater Tliaii the World's Proflnct . of Other SMn Soaps.; Sold Wherever Civilization Has ; Penetrated. 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