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I \kr it*' E1 I -V' lwKt SSM 1«* Sr,-t*4sL 'tfL WOMEN RUN TOWN They Hold All the Offices In Uma tilla, Ore. TOOK CHARGE FIRST OF YEAR. Executed Campaign Coup Which Left Men Gasping—Elected Mayor, Four Members of Council, Recorder and Treasure!—All New Officials Are Married—Promise Many Reforms. Kansas City.—Woman has come Inte fcer ewn In Umatilla, Or«., «ays thr Kttusaa City Times. Umatilla nvw lias a woman mayor, four i'ouueilwomen, «ranuiu rwonlvr und a woman trees •rer. Tliey went Into offline Jan. 1. •lie only Illing left for tbe men In the eJlce of town iimrslial, aud lie or she fc appointed by tbc mayor. Tbe men •re hoping for the best. ujkI rled the in oil' to the polls. Despite fact that Mr. Sturdier Is chief dis patcher at that place, be did net swing •re labor vote. AU of the otlicei-M are married. Out •f a possible 2H votes 174 were cast, 'the defeat was decisive. HAVE YOUR AUTO PAINTED I have made arrangements for good warm room for the winter and will he ill position to paiut your auto after Christina«, and guaran tee you satisfactory work. Prices will be reasonable. Phone 98 Olaudo Brautseg tafcsShawpaoit at the Barker Shop Every Day or Evening ex. Friday and aturday Or. C. Williams Graduate Veterinarian Chicago Vet. Colh I89I Oil Off Puooe 71 Ke*tdeuce rhoue Si Sisseton, S. D. RUTH N. HAY Chiropractor •itfom tr'ed everything and failed iMM MIUi, tr» Ctairopractor «rpinal) .wweeweatt. and net well. OBce iu »Wed iHetfrtelUUB*. lluar». nie IIa. m. and IMIAK ClOSS/M.l Veterinariw l*y or INCORPORATE SCJETY TO GUARD RICH ESTATES Vincent Astor, Frederick Vandarbilt and others In the Organization. I'ouglikeciislo, N. Y.—Wjirrcn Delano of liarrytowu. ('uhmcl Ar« Iii!»:»Id Rog ers flytk* I'lirlc. Tni'-.v I-'mvs of IMiili'lfti-U. lie I A campaign coup which has left thr Ijcti gasping «wept tbe women Into efflce. It was not until '1 o'clock the eftecMOOii of election day that tbe inen aaallised (bp women liad a ticket In tbo SbM. Down at the town ball, whert Jbo destlnli'M of Uuiatilla arc sbupcil. •e politicians laughed at tbe "ruiuor." wan a joke. Tbc smiles vanished when the ballots were counted, auU tflo men still are wondering just bow happened. Thy women won't tell. They won't lfly whether it wits "framed" at sonic sewing circle, livklge club or cburcb eaclal. All they will say is: "Now we're going lo show the men what a strictly business and econom ical administration really Is." 13. E. Sturdier, who was running for re-election to I lie mayor's olllcv, was «lefealcü bv Ills wife by twenty-eight tiAes. All efforts to interview Mrs. Sturdier have failed. However, after 8 conference In tbe kitchen Mrs. Stai uliur came to the door and gave out tills statement: "A* yet the women have nothing to •ay is to tlieir future policy or as tu why they desired control, but from the heat information we arc able to obtain Ifcey were dissatisfied with the past administration, claiming Inetllcleucy and a general lack of business ability ae far as the running of the city was oeocerned." Umatilla la a railroad town. All ulug election day the women re ut home, busy with their dally In tbe afternoon they put on bonnets und began a whirlwind campaign. They met the trainmen in Äe yards as they came In from tlieir various runs, buttonholed (hem I'll IAviii^slon of Givi'iHlah* aud Thomsis fluni of njont. .s dirci'li'i's, lilvil :i rrrtÜh-m! of I In.' in«« i'!'o :,!i of lliv I'jipcr 11 mlsou I'rolc live society. Tli.* purjinse of Hie soriei.v is to yiiz1 •I eoimti e-itntos of wen It !iy Nvw Yorl ir: ngiirisl trir irs. Anions lie le:nlers tu I Ik* society nre Vincent Asien* !!o!icri I*, lltmtuighii. l-'reder i-'k Vaitderljill. WiI!i:i•:* I! 1 tmsmorv »•id .1« Im I. f! ell. Amtir:vm«*ht hrrn f11 iI.• lo en. gnge t'e 'I'liVcs jhm| Wiilrlimen Tile formal ion of the irly Is I lie result of burglaries hist sp ing. which cul minated in lhe killing hurvhir on Astor's eMMt hy !eleeli\es. Mösl of tile wealthy v.-jdeltts of I lie votmty have pla ed their s'ivvrwaie in u«e deposit vaults and a .* uiim plate. Thv oc?i'ty will "co rrnle with lo (.•til. vn:::,ty and siaie o!,n tals to en force law ami oiTer rewards lor tlu* ur rest of criminals. BOY S?)( YFÄ^ IS riTCE^ATICa P, OJIGY Child With Unustnl Mental Pow ers DiscovercJ In Fincilay (0.) Sciicol. Flmlliiy. O.—A child wunde:', with un usiliil mviitlil iKUVfis. has liccn disiov civU in IIii' lirst gi'iiilv W i'st Mnlti sti'i'i't school liy Miss Helen tiiisliill. the tcacher. lie Is Muster Roy lAirl awii six, son of r. I.. Kot'lc, well driller, resid ing un I''i':»1.1 In «venue. While liright iu ull his school work, the youngster is ii jirodi'-'y ill uintheinntlvs. lie knows the calendar li.v lieu it and, although given the most severe ijues tlou with regard to days mid dates, uever mukes a mistake. If you tell bim your age lie euu tell I» second the yeiir you were born, and if you give Ulm the dale of your birthday and ask lilm what day of tbe week It comes ou lie replies at once, correctly and without fall. Iiis ability cannot lie attributed to lueiilnl telcjmth.v. I'nr in many in stall: es Iii' tells the day of dates in last year's calendar, which, when you look tlieiu up, you Und are right, Although not customary to teach children the months and ubbrcvial ions ut months, liuy Imd laeni Mastered when lie went to kindergarten, and the remarkable feature is that lie was uever laugilt. •e is also lightning fast lu problems which deul with addition and .subtrac tion of the calendar, and catch ques- I lions are easily solved. LEPERS IN REVOLT. They Refused to Leave Havana Hos pital For Another Home. Huvuna.—Tlic Ivvuis of Sun Ijizuro Uospitul roTolleil when tbc ulllrcra o!' ilieir Institution ti led lo trnnsler tlicm IV Muriel, anil It was several hours lie fore tlie.v ugveeil to leave. When the Inmates ini^i'U flag say ing they would be removed only by vio lence the health officers hesitated, hav ing beard rumors that the 174 leliere Imd alius and would use them. After a promise had been given that they would be removed to new hospi tal now being built as soon as It 1» fin ished the lepers entered the ambulances prepared for them, many of them weep ing as they went There is a report that more than twenty of them escaped San I.nznro during the parley. GIRLS. HERE'S JULIA! He Want« Wife, but Name Bare Him at Heme. Boston.—A. Julia Sbeperd. pros perous farmer of Derry, N. lt.. is un able to Olid a wife'at home because of Lis middle name, so be has come to Massachusetts to look for one. Re cently be was "looking tliem over" in Helyoke. "1 am twenty-seven years old. aiu making good money and wlsb to have a real home." he said to a reporter there. "If there is a girl who is look ing for a man like me I would be glad lo bare her write to mo." HER 105TH BIRTHDAY FEAST. Mrs. Bennett Entertains Three Gener ations For the Holidays. Mew York.—Mrs, Alice Benuett. who celebrated the hundred and lifth anni versary of her birth In her home In Brooklyn recently was somewhat tired, but not so much that site did not cele brate Christmas. She carried out her daily routine of life and- then had dinner with her sou and daughter, seven grandchildren aud live great-grandchildren. All except daughter live out of town and were guests Iii'Brooklyn over the holl "V .v County Jail Empty. JeCersoa City, Mo.—There la not a •dsoeer tbe Cole Jail. The last prto eeer was dlecherged recently. Aocsord IM to tbe records at tbe JaU. tkU W the trat time in ee*iMt]r4*« yea re that it bM been wltbeot aa «ecopent As a iMlm lie to tweety-flre tMn. ewl et tbi« thM *rm* ewmr Meü. jyitni^U -r_ 3i .hL-SS^MtWt'ji REOLD A VELLAGE Erect Groin of Houses In War Swept Section. AMERICANS HELP IN WORK. Cornerstone of First Building In Vitri* niont, France, Laid by Ambassador Charp—Mrs. Croc!cr Is Conor—Men Not Fitted For Md.tar/ Service Do ing Construction Work. Vlirimont. i'rauce. This village. I wblch. like its neighbor, (ivrbeviller. was isi myed early In the war. will have the Ihumr of being the lirst vil luge reconstructed In Fram e, and this is due to American enterprise. The rdniilding is alreiuiy under way, the cornerstone of the first group of 1 houses having been laid hy the Amor lean ambassador. William Graves Sharp. Mrs. William H. Crocker of Sau Francisco, who Uns luruished the \L 5» WILLIAM GIIAVES SHARP. funds for ruvonstruutiou. was unable to lie present, but was represented by Miss Daisy Volk of San Frunvisco. who Is superintending tbe work. Old men und youths unlit for mill tary service are being employed on'the building' operations. Miss folk's task is not without difficulties sueh as often con front American building con tractors. She lias bad tier (list strike in the last week, that of masons, who I sought higher wages, but she succeed etl In settling the matter. The cornerstone laying was an event in Vitrimont. Grouped about the ruins and the foundation of the lirst structure were the inhabitants and sol tilers on leave of absence. I .eon I'obe. 111:1yur of Vitrimont. and Replying. Ambassador Sharp said be was gratilled especially that In add! tlou to providing substantial homes for the people of the village, all the money for the construction of the buildings will remain among the people who so sorely need It NEW BELL FOR COLUMBIA. Old Locomotive Clanger to Pass at 1918 Commencement. New York.—Columbia students, who liuve hurried to chapel for two years upon the clanging of an old locomotive bell, will have a university bell at the 11)18 commencement for the tlrst time since the old Columbia college build ings at Madison avenue and Forty ninth street were deserted twenty years ago. The new bell is to be the class gift of D3 on the occasion of Its twen ty-flfth anniversary,. The new bell will weigh In the neigh borhood of 2,000 pounds and will be mounted over the portico of St. Paul's ehaiiel. It will strike the hour*, aud in addition will be used as tbe chapel !cll. Samson Has Modern Counterpart. New York.—Samson, who carried oif the gates of Gaaa, has modern coun tcrimrt In New York. Massive bronz.? valves from beneath the surface of Cooper square, each weighing 800 pounds, have been carried off by some strong man Since they are ok no value for any purpose except water gates there is a mystery problem worrying the detective bureau. HARVARD MEN SMOKE $ LESS AND READ LESS Cambridge, Mass A A decline In 4 the minor vices of Harvard men $• la Indicated by the annual figures by the Harvard Union. In the last year Harvard students have fewer cigarettes and cl have played billiards 1 leee thaa they did a year ago. Curiously enough, tbe habits oi Harvard men last yeai. to WIS 91. 886 was spent for wading mat ten W Ml«, I UBS. ^t 1 -t. HK SIS^K'I'i I I FIND HEART ON RICHT SIDE, LIVZn ON LEFT Body of William Ktny Described Left Handed Both I ns'de and Out. St. Louis. -'Hie bod\ oi William Kini:. which has been necived .or twenty uioiKtis. is (lescriU'd l'.\ an ahatomist fts "left lianiled. both i.i-ide and out." according to stiiiemeiil iniele public it tin» rity hos,.ital. In May, UM."». Kin.Lt. who was thiri.x live years old. Hpptled at the ht'Spiial for treatment, lit? said he was a la borer am! hud lived most of his life In Wisconsin, lie wa•» suffering from ty phoid fever. When asked who -hould be notilieil iu vase of his death lung said: "I »on worry about that. .hit cui me up an examine my body There's something wrong with me besides he fever." lie died few day later. When stir geuns made an '\aniination of the body ihey found one of the most ab normal eases in the history of surgery The heart was on the ri^ht side, the liver on I he left: I he appendix was on the left side and I he spleen on Ik right. The Ktoinach was turned around completely On the left lung were three lobes: I lie right lung had but two. The le.I kidney was larger and lower than I he right one. DANCE TO VI EL SS MIHG ulLES AWAY Phonograph at High Bridre. N. Y.. Heard All Over House at Mcrrislo.vn, N. J. New York. Win! was ilvrlarvtl lo lliv worlil's lirst \viri*lvss dance was hohl at LIU Morris avvnuv, Morrislown. N. lliv home ol Thvoiiorv K. llal.v. vice presiUem it iuc Fidelity and ('us ually Insurance company of this city. Mis two sons John !'. and Theodore 12. (iaty, Jr.. the latter home truiii Cor uell for the Chrisimas holidays get up a dance ami throughout the even ing the seven or eight couples who hail been invited danced to music that was played on a phonograph in iligh Bridge, ni the northern end of Manhattan, about forty miles «way from Morris towu by air liue. Mr. (iaty and his sons are enthusms tie amateurs in the science of radio te lephony ami telegraphy. A friend. !'. F. God ley of Montelair, who is a radio en gineer, made use of the Lee de Forest audion detector aud the sound ampli fier invented hy Dr. Edwin H. Arm strong of Columbia, the inventions which made transcontinental telephony possible, as well as a wireless tele phone message to Honolulu. Mr. God ley, who is only twenty-seven years old. adapted the two devices to amateur use and attached them to a phonograph horn in the Guty home. The phonograph that hirnished the dance music was played in the High I Bridge plant of the De Forest Uadiu Telephone ami Telegraph company, and 1 .VI. .Mlrmiin of Nanc.v. prefect of the depuitmi'iit of Mctirt he-et-Mnselle. spoke. Ilia liking the American people through the ambassador for their gen vtiv.s initiative toward the rebuilding the ruined places of France. (he musical sound waves were receiv ed by the amateur receiver over Mr. Gaty's house. When the faint sounds, which, com ing from the receiver, could scarcely he detected by the ear, passed through the combined sound amplifiers and then through the megaphone they could be heard nil over the house. $170,000 FOR BROKEN VOW. Awarded to a Pittsburgh Woman In Breach of Promise Suit. Pittsburgh.—Miss Nettiu Itlcbardsun. aged forty, formerly a cashier in Pittsburgh hotel, got a verdict of $170, 000 In her suit for $900,000 for breach of promise against Henry Deniston. aged seventy-eight, a wealthy recluse of Bwlssvale, a suburb. Denlston, who belongs to an old Pitts burgh family and whose fortune Is es timated at several million dollars, of which $500,000 Is In cash, lives In a lit tle house on his farm almost within the dty limits. He eschews a handsome residence on the place. HORSE HAS NO REVERSE. Animal Trained' to Cavalry Can 6e Only Bravely Forward. New York.—"My horse—he used to be In the cavalry—my brave horse—he goes only one way—forward." So pleaded Tony Carosello, twenty one, a driver, to Magistrate House In the Traffic court. Patrolman Lenehan accused Tony of refusing to back up his brave horse on Broadway. "Sometimes even cavalry retreat." said the magistrate. "One dollar One." New York.—The New York Public Service Commission has been saved the necessity of ad judicating the claim of Dr. Wil liam Brady of Elmira for 1 cent. Mrs. Brady herself settled the Issue. Several months ago the doctor dropped a cent in a drink Ing cup device on a Pennsylva nla railroad train, which failed to work. He demanded repsra tton. Recently he wrote the com that Mrs. Brady bad ab a cup from the machine laesrtiag a penny, ee he'd een tt eqaare. RESIDE. DAY. r. Wilson's 3d Schedule Calls For Early Rising LIKES GOLF AND BILLIARDS. Dut of Bed at 5 a. m.. Bathes and le In I Study Not Later Than 6:30—Always I Retires Before 11 Reads Poetry Aloud and Takes Pleasure In Latest Detective Stories. Washington. President Wilson bnna well defined schedule mapped out for Iiis daily work when in Washington lie st ieks to this schedule elosely. It «•alls for his arising at the early hour of r» o'eloek. Then he has his bath and is in his study not later than o:30 o'chK'k. says the Louisville Courier lournal in recent account of the pres ident's schedule. I'sually the president is met in his study by his stenographer. Charle Swem. Charlie, as he is known about. lhe White House, takes dictation until o'eloek. which is the president'« break fast hour. Ilreakfast over. Mr. Wilson is accustomed to return to his -tudy to continue his morning dicfat ing. About J):.'»() o'eloek in the morning (he president receives a lisi of appoint ments which Secretary Tumulty has made for him at the executive otliees. These engagements never begin until Photo by American Press Association. THE VlilMI UI:.NT AS A (lOLI'Kit. 10 o'clock. I''ew if .1 In-ill are for longer than hull' an hour. These ciigngwiivnls lull lip until about 1- o'clock, the Pres ident always leaving the ollice liuihllng for the White House I'or luuelieoii uol later than 1 o'clock. Usually the prcsiilent's ul'tenioons have been given over to recreation. Of course tbc presiileut played golf but a tew times (luring the railroad crisis. He then only dill so because I Jr. I ray son thought it advisable for hint to get a little outdoor exercise. Un tbe motor rides and at the golf m: irlir« Mrs. Wilson was always I... r...mill ion. The motor trips are usually over o'clock, so there is ample time to pre pare for 7 o'clock dinner. Most of the president's evenings have been devot ed to work. l''or tbe last few months there has been a great mystery about the White House. II has to .do with one of tbe means which the president employs to relax from his presidential duties. This form of amusement is nothing more than the popular game of pool. or. speaking in more polite terms, pocket billiards. When the conditions are normal at the White House the president has two means of relaxation other than playing billiards. He takes great delight in reading Hie 1 *4,4,+"l, WIFE GETS HIS CENT SUIT IS WITHDRAWN try aloud. The other form of amusement Is the reading of detec tlve stories. He gets the latest books I of this sort. President Wilson does not believe it wise to keep the midnight oil burning. Therefore the hour of 11 o'clock usual ly lluils bim In bed. More often it Is before 11 o'clock that be retires. This is necessary Iiecause of his early ris ings. LIFE RACE WITH WOLVES. Three Trappers Tell of Their Experi ences With Pack. Stauilisb. Micli. Three trap|iers, Charles Leonard, George Weston and Bert Parker, reached here tbe other day from a hunting trip In the IJtke Superior region and told of 'a race for their lives with a wolf |«ck while re turning from their traps. The men ('the 1 were on skates three miles from tbe nearest cabin when tbe wolves made their apiiearance. One of the trappers tired his rifle when the pack approached them, anil the wolves quickly tore one of their wounded members to pieces, giving the banters time for a start to get ahead of the brutes. Several times when tbe wolves were •early on them thle was repeated, the MB aatd, natil they «navy the cable. Gooo OUOGE StES A hog OH TWO lEGSl UUOGE. THERE'S THE BIGGEST I TOBACCO HOG ON EARTH. ALWAYS ASK1NC» roRA CHEW OF W-B AMD PUTS HALF A POUCH IN MIL FACE— THEN SAYS WHY HAN! THAT'S A WAATfc OF 1 GOOO TOBACCO. w»b 14 Rich tooacco and a SMALL CUT CHtW IT'S TOO I STRONGJ IS LHOUGM FO* If you suffer from such conditions don't let them become chronic, don't run the risk of svstemic catarrh. Clear it Up With PERUNA When your system is cii ::r.::! .f nil it poisons, the membranes soothed and healed, the cold gone and your iv :—i auiicr Attvw'^rhi PI sum cwviV'f.x v.r sTi'"* Prik!cSOCl5, (bW*»»lc.»».50 A 1 ANY MAN. CT"* DONt HAVE PEOPLE CALLING! YOU A HOG. :-ftuffers ho$5s, some cull them ":n ]scarecvar.dscarcvrsuicc 'Jl.J i' (.Zh-cwing. '1 hcreis itiinsclf tcida -. l.'.i-.z «U by nntttre, rut ar»:.! frann:il Vkc, f...r v.orryii-^ ur j.v.v arotti3 continually. !., be prutty nearly as ptjpular as s,u:: '2 cppy days. VVLYMAN-nSUTON COMPANY. 50 Union Sqeare. New York City X. REAL SERVICE Tuck* in- in ,11. 1 neks em I» r.. mnii in\ ers v' j• 'I 11 ,u i|':ii 1 (i we nre j)i 1 t-c! •. a\ iti irc our CI 1 t't t:-'y.. 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