Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on October 21, 1912 · Page 1
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Iola, Kansas
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T VOLUME Xy. NO. 310. Weekly Regliter. EHabltihed 1807. Daily Regliter, Ettabllehed 1897. lOLA, KAS., OCT. 21, 1912--MONDAY EVENING. Succeseor to the lola Daily Register, the tola Dally Record and the iota DAily Index EIGHT PAGES AT yUlES CEmER rrPID PLAXVEI) A CfllP BIT LOST TO A STKATKiJM" PAKENT. FATHER WANTED TO BE GOEST PURSUIT OF FLKEl.Mi UOIPLE WOX HY USE OF MOTOK ("AK. The Gro«iii llfid lij (Kflcers Until P)irt> Cuiild Arrsiiiin> u Itt'lurn (n lolii for Wcililiiit:. Cui»Id plunncil (uu- of liis otinvon- tlonal little "roiiiis" for Saturday niglil liiil lost U) a slratcclc pan-lit. M, G. McNali. of Kansas Cliy, Mo., and .Mls8 Wrii .M. \VII^'(ln. of .Miiraii. I 'lXfd uji a flni; litil.' si-heiiii> to run away— t'lope, li'ia say—and be nianU-d and tliun tt'lt-grupU nianinui and papa (ir news and expeil the us«al parental MesslDK. Nothing of that kind happened lint it wasn't (he fault of Ih.- parties uf the first part. An aiiKry lather; n .si<eedin): motor var and tli. sheriff of WOoilsnu county were the enrds that trumped and-took the triik. The phiy w;is eoinpleted only' ulien JudKe J it. Smith nuirrled tlie^vouni; •eotiplo in the probate eouiL roohi this afternoon. The lather was a fiestas he all alouK Intended to be—ami everythiUK Is lovely. Lrfist suinuier. llie Missouri I 'aeifie rail-way company sent a party of eivil engineers to Moran to tio soini- wsrk. M. C. McNab was a luember of the party. He is youhK. handsome, has a winning smile and manner and makes a superb speech. Miss Vera M. \Vilsi>n. aged IT is the 'daughter of I'. ,1. Wilson, a proniinont citb.en of Moran. She is atiraitive young and withal a girl that ccou- . liiandB admiration. When Engineer McNab had lois'.ire time, he strolled the street.s of .Morjyi viewing the village and iho pretty , girls. Mi$s AVilson appealed to him as being particularly the one in whom ne should be interested. . There wer;^ many clandestine nioet- ings. so the btory goes, but wh<'n McNab's party was ordered away, a romance ijiat seemed well under way • during the summer apiieared to be withering with the fall brt?ezes. That was, however, only an appearance. The flame of love once thoroughly aroused isn't easily quenched . as. later developments proved; Last Saturday afternoon. Miss Wilson guielly and setreliy left Moran. Uefore boarding the- train, however she just couldn't refrain from confiding to a girl companion—it was to be a secret, honor of course— that'she was going to Yates Center to be married and tln-n she'd telegraph her. luirents. and oh, how surprised they would be. Tlie'parents wen- n <«t nearly so surprised as was .Miss Wilson later. .Mr. Wilson soon discovered thai his dauKli ter had disaiipeareil and wiiliin a little time learned \»here she had gone. There were no convenient trains so that he could reach Yates (N'nier before tlie couide were married so a motor car and » daring cliauifeur were brought into play . The tar arrived in Yattis I 'l 'ut-r in time to permit its occuiiaiits to play an Important part in the followini; events. Miss Wilson liad gone to a hotel to _ await tile coming of her affianced. Kulhcr Wilson «nd officers wait .Hl until .M<'.\ab appeared and then took him in custody. Soiue little troubb' ensuot!. Katlier Wilson wasn't just satisfied with the way the young couple planned the deal. The idea of a wedding without inviting the father of the brid-! Later, he relented and the parly motored to lola where Mr. McNab and Miss Wilson pre-'enied ihemselvej; as candidates for matrimony. The license was issuCa; father Wilson gave his c.m- serttand blessing. May they "live happily ever after" this experience. THE WEATHER. FOKECAST FOB KAXSAS: Fair und cooler lonight: Ttiesdnjr fair wIUi riMlnir (eniperntare. Data recorded at Local Ofllce Weath er Bureau: Temperature: Highest yesterday at .1 p. Ml. "(?; lowest this morning at 6 a. m. "iT; normal for today 5.5; excess Inteeniperature yesterday 7 degrees; deflciency since January Ist 275 degrees. Yesterday: C p. m. 70; 9 p. m. 64; 12 mdt. 62. Today: 3 a. m. 59; 6 a. m. r .7: 9 a. m. 63. Precipitation for 24 hours ending 7 a. ni. today, 0; excess In precipitation since .Tanuary 1st 4.23 Inches. Relative humidity 7 a. m. today 83 per cent; barometer reduced to sea level 2!t.77 Inches. Sunrl.=e today 6.37 a. m.; sunset .'i:37 p. m. TWO XOTABLE.S TESTIFIED TO THE CLAPP U0.V.1IITTEE. RYAN GAVE TOf SAVE HIS PXRH OAYE !fl««,000 AND SlIOULDEKED if35«,000 DEBT. GOAL IOLA.POKTLA>n FINDS tlIAX<;E VEKY IIENKFICIAL. Oiil|iiit lncn<us(>d and Qnallly Uii- i-liiinifi'd— (•'HNilly )teiluri >.s Uuii. >uiii|i <lon (if <iuK. (bner.'il Suiu'rintendent C\ A. Struck matin of the lola Porllimd was here toilay and when aski-d about the coal burning installutlon at the local cement plant, expressed much satisfaction with it. •The use of coal for fuel was begun live days ago," he said to a reporter, "and it has worked beiterthan w,. had hoped. The production will be close to 30 per cent higher than it Was from oil and gas, the quality is as good, not even the color being-dif- fireiit, and Instead of needing 12.00U,- 000 feet of gas daily for the mill we are able to run on 2;t»00,000." Tho pulverized coar is being used not only in burning the clinker but under tho boilers iii .maktng steam. The gas is used only In the big gas engines which generate power for the plant. It will take some time to decide what tho comparative cost of burning cement under the new system may prove to be, bn: there is reason to hope that it wiL be lower than when oil is used. Mr. Struckman expressed the belief that the southeast field will be able to supply practically all the gas needed by the plant and that this would release enough of the Portland Pipeline supply to insure a plentiful supply for ih«» city of lola this winter. . The'coal burning process will be watched with much interest, for with it working satisfactorily, the only thing that can prevent the big mill oij- eratlng to greater capacity will be the market, und that shows signs of a purposo to remain reasonably strong. There ar<s' five cement plants in Allen county and the day when they all settle down to regular work at fair prices means big things for Allen county. I'erklds. i\ "Ki'tlred IVorkiuKriujiUv** TelN of \. Y. Life «lft und Per- sotial One vf !(;|£{,(NHI. ASKS $5,000 OF REGISTER l.<iui>bunr Lliir Sent Out u Storv M hIrU the A. P. Sent the KegN-, l «T.— Now u SuU. JOHN W. AKNETT \S DEAD. Ol.r Soldier and Old CltlM 'n Passed 1 Away Today. John W. Arn»-t-. a Civil War veteran and one of the oldest cliizen% of , Allen county, died shortly after noon today at the home of his son-in-law, Frank J> Wolfe, southeast of lola. Mr. Arnett suffered a stroke .of paralysis aboiit a year ago, from which he partially rt>covered, but for some time he has been quite- feeble. Today about noon hie had a sinking spell and the end came quickly and peacefully. Funeral arrangements had not been made at the hour of going to press, but will be announced later. FIKE LOSS AT HUMBOLDT .Seymour nnd Sou's (Irorery Danuiged I Sunday Morning; Fire early Sunday morning at Humboldt resulted in heavy damage to the grocery stock of Sc.vmour and Son and . to the building occupied by theiu and owned by Joe Townsend. . The origin «f the Are is unknown batr is believed to have started when raUr began exploring u carton of match ei'la the store•« warehouse. The gro- " «ciT Is located the tlr>"t door cast of the ifflce and a serious conflagration verted only after a hard tight. Seytnour and Mr. Townsend,are surveying the ruins with a view empt a reasonably accurate es- of the loss., .Great Bend &utos of tourists through here this afternoon ke to Muakogee, Okla. Papers were served on tho Uegister today informing it that a suit for $j,iHiO has been filed In the district court against it for libeling Harve McCoy, of Louisburg, Kansjis. Tile suit grows but of the murder of Postmaster McElheney. of Louisburg. Some newspaper'correspondeal sent the story to the Kansas City papers that young McCoy had been arrested on circumstantial evidence for the murder. Later it developed that there was no truth in this dispatch. The Kansas City papers turned the news over to the Associated Press wliich passe*! It along to all the newspapers receiving the press report. The Uegister printed it in all innocence, and some days later, when iu- fornii-d by the Associated Press that the story was untrue, the Register printed the correction and afterwards a reporter obtained the sa/ne denial from Rev. Johnson, who was visiting here and printed it, before there was any hint of a suit, but in tlie pursuit of justice. It is presumed that the attorneys for the plaintiff have sued or will «ue all the newspapers wljlch published the- original story, alleging In each case, as in the Register! 'hat the pa|>er, "has a large cir(|ulation in the vicinity of Louisburg,"; and that it jirimed the story "falsely and maliciously and wilfully." Out of twenty or fifty papers a little, collection of $3,000 each would put McCoy In very fair circumstances. The Kansas City Star, however, which problibly received the original dispatch, is sued for $30,000. Back of It all Is the interesting que« tion of the motive of the liar who sent In tho news item by wire to Kansas City. The murder of the postmaster remains a mystery and the discovery of the perpetrator is a i>art of the duty of the uewspai)cr8. The attorneys for McCoy are Sheridan, Meust;r. & She^dan. of Paola. They ask for J5,000 and the costs, which includes their own fees and havy taken care that the Register, should It feel so inclined, must not settle with McCoy, but must pay them. Time and space now forbid, but tomorrow", the Register will further investigate the pitfalls of life of news- jiapcr Xolk. niy the .A .>!si »cJalid rre.<w) Washingtoii. Oct. •.•l.~-Th«iims Fortune Ryan was the first witness toda> before the Senate campaign conlriliu- tlons committee Ryan told the com- nijttee that he shouldered isriO.OOO of ^ife debts of thn Democratic nutlotml committee In l'.tt)4. "Knrly In the campaign," he said "1 gave $.".0 ,000 to the fund, although 1 opposed the noniinnilon of I'arker. I also gave probjibly $50,000 in smaller contributions. When the end of tie cauipntgu was drawing near and 't was apparent that Parker couldn't be «dected. his friends told me the cam- pjiign would collajwe unless the committee received flnunclul assistance. 1 agreed. In order to pay the party workers and preserff! the Integrity of the rurty, to furnish $3.".0,0oo . That nmde u total of $4.".0 000 I gave through out the campaign. This was a personal contribution and did not represent any one except myself. 1 didnt glv<; the money to elect Parker. I merely wanted to preserve the Democra'iv.- organization." Replying to questions concerning the preconventlon campaign of 1:»1'J, Ryan said he contributed between $7r >.000 and $S0.0OO to Harmon's campaign and $30,000 to Underwood's. A "llellrejl Worklnemau.'' George W. Perkins, the second witness, today gave his occupatioh as a "retired workingman." Asked as to the 1904 canipaign, he said he was asked by Treasurer Blissf to take a place as member of the local committee in New York to aid in collectin.t; funds for the campaign. "I worked I;: .\ew York," said I'erkins. He flatly denied that he knew of any concerted political action by th«j financial Inieresis In Wall street. He said he gave S7 ."i ,000 or $80,000 to ih • i:<04 funds. Perkins said that for the .New York IJfe Insurance Company h( advanced to the: Republicans $4!i,,=^uu In i;i04 for which he was reimbursed by the company. I^ter when the insurance investigation began he returned the money to the company. Perkins testified that his total contributions to Roosevelt's preconven­ tlon campaign was $123 000. Perkins di'iiouiiceii ,as au "unmitigated falsehood" the charge that he had unUev- written the Koosevell preconventlon campaign this year in the sum of three millions. Rising from the witness chair before the Clapp committee and shaking his clenched fist. Perkins houied "Among a long list of unmitigated lle.s ihroughout this campaign, that statement, perhaps, ought to be placed at the top because it Is the large.-it." Taking up the accus.itlons by Chairman Hilles that the International Harvester Company had made large contributions to the Roosevelt campaign. Perkins declared with heat: "This is an absolute falsehood, made out of whole cloth, and If 1 lilies has any, reason to believe contributions have been made by the Harvester coin pany, he owesJt to me and to others to have the books of the company audited for the iiuriK >se of proving or disproving the charge*." UNAinHOITS; LEFT FOB OYSTER BAY TODAY ( HEEK UP. SANBY BtND .More ROOSEYELT'S TRA^N LEFT A. .H. Excitement of Oe |Uir1ure Cost Him Night's Rest, But He Ho |K-d to SIH'II OB Tmln. A -NEWSBOY' HERO'S FUNERAL. All (Jary Saw the Sen ices for Blllv Kugb. Gary, Ind., Oct. 20.—Tho funeral of "Milly" Rugh the "newsboy" who gavo his crippled leg that skin might be grafted to the body of .Miss Ktb<l Smith, thereby saving her life, was held h<;re lot'ay, and practically all Gary and many from surrounding towns attended. The building was not large eifough to . accommodate tho crowd and the services were held in the street. Fqur brass bands played funerp.l dirges, six uniformed policemen were pall bearers and a Are department motor was tho funeral car, while a company of firemen carried the flowers. Mayor T. K. Knotte and the councilmen with bared heads, walked at the head of the procession which conveyed the body to the railway station, where it was put aboard a train for Rock I.<:land. III. Miss Smith was not able to attend but her father and brothers were in the crowd. FIKE HORSE INJURED (By the Assoclafd Pr««.>o Chicago, Oct. 21.—Colonel * Roos.vel: deparK'd from .Mercy Hospit:vl at 7:15 this morning. His train l «ft for Oyster ftav at S:os. Th(> Colonel's last night was rather j.restless. Ho slept only alwut four hours and seem<-d nervous, due to the excitement of his coming d'-i >arture. When ready to dejiari the Colonei saiil he wag feeiitig well but .somewhat sleepy and hoped to be able to get some rest after he had rcLched his berth on the train. To avoiif a crowd at the station Roosevtlt boiurded the train in Uie railroad yard at Twilfiii street, half a mile away. The train then backed into the terminal train shtni where the Colonel's baucage was received. In the party entering the Roosevelt car were Mrs. Roosevelt, Kthcl Roosevelt, Theodore Jr. CoJ. Ce. sil Lyon. I »rs. Lambert and Terr.ll. Two unattached engines crash ^^I Into e.ich other on the Burlington tracks iit Fdurteenth street an hour before 'h" Roosevelt train Aas due to pass by on the Pcnrisylvaaia line a few yards distant. The acejder.t was due to a mistake of the signal and Tvsultwl in injuries to tlrj two engineers. I Suutheiist Mi-ssouri FuniLshe Doeeuerales. ; (Fiy th* A.-««oclat."l I'f-M) CHI -j I ronton. Mo. Oct. 21—Six of the fourteen young men allegeil to have ! Iieen iiniilicated in an attack on .Mr.-;. Lillian .Mullane, a nineteen year ohl bride, of Kichniond. Va , near IJesark Saturday are in jail here. Mrs. Mullane has so far recovered as to expect to be able to testify against f.'ie youlas Wednesday. The prisoners have ii'cn idpntlfie'l as: CI.^i.Us Tarris. ('••larles linnn. Klmer Lloyd. Ira Roh- In .^ion. and Ciiarles Middleton and -Arthur Warncke. The ^ixth man h3< not been identified. DIAZ PBOMISES PROTEGTION LIFE AVD PROPERTY SAFE IF HE RETAINS (.ONTROL I'. .*!. To Remain NentraL but a Wat- ship Lies- in Ports In Pro- li-cl our Interests. T. ir. .Mullane wa.s w.nlking .ncro-.< the country.for the benefit of hi.-: Jiealili. his wife accoiniianying him. Saiui'iiay ti<<-y stopped at Annap<ilis, Mo.; wiit-re li.e "srang" noticed theni. ThirTi-rn :u<-n waylaid tlie pedestrians, sei.'.'-d t!;e woman and sent a shower of bullets after .Mullane .Mullane mistook his «;ir«ctlons and ran six and a half luibv- to l)e.« Arc. where he tohl the story to Constable Daniels, who •.(itji two deimtle.* in an auto, hurrb'd '.o ti'.e s.-ene, wiiere he arrested livi> men -Mrs. Mullane w.a.-! found unconscious in a lonely barn. The men were gi\en a preliminary hearing at lies .\rc and hurried to the Ironton jail t.i ] escape mobbing. Mrs. Mullane is being cand for by tho won>«»n aty! .Mul- Iia-! been given work by Icn-al men while bis wife Is recovering. Mon'l Remo\«^{ulle(. Chicngo. n>t. 2ii.—The position of the bi'.He: which nearly cost. Colon*"! R«,osfv»-lt life was tixed \» ith pre- c;.-ion f<;r the first time toila.v. Another X-ray photograph was taken anil from it was learned lliaythe bullet lay on the fiiitsiile of tiie.,/l5roken rib. I'ntil this idiotograiih was taken the phy- slciiins had bei-n unable to st ;U'> I'ls- itively wiieii-er It was on tin- outisde or inside 'of the rib. "We know definitely now that tlin bullet lies outside thi? rib. wiieri' it can do no. harm," said Doctor Lambert "It lies in .>.iicli a position that I could reach the- .siHit precisely throusii a s :5iall Incision, should Colonel Ro«.s<>- velt iicsire to have^it removed at any time. It is a matter of his own preference." Colonel Uno?eveIi s:iid he did n(t». think he would ever have the liuUet removed. JPHNSOHiLOSES $50,000 JOG ; Washington. Oct. 21—Tiie State Department is advised by Consul Canada at Vera Cruz that General Diaz has guaranteed life and projierty so long ii.s he remains in control of the city. It appears froui today's advices that :!:e Kederan troops are avoiding %n ••n (itinter witii Diaz, ft is reported tliat the three .Mexican \essels in Vera Criiz liarbor will remain loyal to the iladero g <»vi >rnment. The Mexican "progrt-sso" is re;iorted to be at Puerto. Mexico with Diaz's troops riboard Thv navy deiiartment wa.s today advised that the "Tacoma" wa.^ e\p<v-ted to arrive at Tampico late today (o see that ample protection i.s accordetl .-Xint ricans and other foreigners. ALLIED FORClis OAIX SEYEBAL SJr ILL yiCTORIE.S. BEAL FIGBTING IS EXPEGTEO INTERIOR -DEFENSE.*! TO OFFER STUBBORN RESISTANCE Three or Four Battles Es)i«oted Soon Which' WIII H«TP. a Telling Ef. feet on the W«n (Ry the Assoclatod t ^e*i) r .ondon, Oct. 21.—"Thrfe and iierhaps fonr big iKittb -s will iirobably b« begun within a few days .If not a few hours, on territory in Kiiropean Turkey. The armies of the Balkan allies have now crossed ther frontier ou all sides, while the Turks, as their dp- IKinents advance, give up the frontier jiosis. and abandoning small and ufi- liniiortant towns, are falling back slowly onto strongly intrwched positions preparatory to xiving btutle there. Thi- Itul(:arian array. It Is thought, wtl be the Jlrst to strike because at Its objective point, the fortress of Adrain- rtple, the main Turkish army Is'grow- iiig in strength. Jf the Bulgers allow the Turks time the Sultan's army will outgrow that of. tlie inv .-Mlers. It was rumori-d today that two of . the outer forts of Adrianople had fallen Into the Bulgarian's bands and that the town of Kirk-Kilisseh had been captured, but there was no confirmii- tionu. The Gref^k army is resting after the capture of the Turkish town of Klassons and is preparing for; the more strenuous task of attacking a Turkish army of 40,000 men concentrated at the town of Servla, a little to the north. The Greeks are said to be 60,000 strong. .luslririia Does Not /Care lo See Pmr- ilist Snspected of Abduct in:; a Uhlle l.'irL tV.\- A.-^-o-int-'I l'r-5«) .'^ydne .v. Australia, Oct. 21.—Jack Johnson will not fi.ahl in Au.siralia. I.'utrh .Mcintosh. th<- promoter, who offered Johnson $.jO .""0 for fights with Sam Langford and Sam McVey or Joi Jeanette, cabled today to r. pres.n!;;- tivKS in Chicago to cancel ali iiegotia- lions bec:!tisi; i .f Johnson's p::;t in t'n alleged abduction of Luclle .Cair>.<-ron, a wniie i;irl. Cniiser at Yera Cruz. Vera Cruz. Oct. 20—The Tnited States cruiser Des Moines, in command of Captain Charles F. Hughes, steatn- • d into this iw^rt during the night. Sxi olhcer froni the warship visited General Feii .ic Diaz this morning and arranged an interview on behalf of Capr :ain Hughes. General Dia'i then vislt- •il t.'ie Des .Moin<»s where the Ameri•an cai'-ain and the leader of the new revolt had a long conference, the na- rure of which ha.= not been di".ul.i;ed. \\\\\ THE UA.MERON WWIU C J; Peterson was a buslnesa visitor In Folum, Kans.. Uiii afternoon. An AcridenI May Result Serloasly for •"Ned", One of the Department Teauu On the trip to the Are in the 300 bk>ok on South Kentucky street this morning. "Ned." one of the lire horse* fell and was dragged along the pavement on east^Iadlson avenue for almost a block before the wagon could be slopped. The team was going at high speed w-nen Ned slipped'and fell. Chief Creason stopped as soon as possible and the harness wfts taken off, Ned and afte^ a moment or two the animal was able lo get up and continue the Journey. An Attorney Failed in Habeas Corpus .U'tlon, (•:.• tlie Ajs.a.H-l:itMl l^.xisl Cliic 'ago. Oct. 21—Kobert i;.antwell. ail attorney, has asked United .States I):sirict Jydge Carpenter for a writ of I habeas corpu.s.Jor Liu i |e Cameron th« i;irl whose annie is connecteii with that of .laek'Johnson, the negro pugilist. Judge Carpenter announced tnai Policeman Denies Storleii of >Vitness«'> • he wiJI be unable to hear the petition for the State. ' until tomorrow. Cantwell then wiih i drew his iietition. (R>' the AsswiwtPa IVo.'SsI ' x'TT-i. .^„* ..1 fl .. BECKER HELPS HIS ( ASE. New ><)rk. Oct. 21.—James D. White.: SAYS KUmfEL IS INSANE. a policeman fomierly attached to l.leu j tenant Itecker's "strong aroii squui." ; Roctor (Operated on Him Some Time took the witness stand In Beckers do- I Ago, Says So. fense tod:,y and swore that Becker hid never said to hltu In the Tombs that be I Becker) would be praised Injhe ti^ III.- AJt^'Kriltl***! St. I.ouls, Oct. 21.—Dr. Ixiren Wilder, of Chicago, who performed an o|i- end for killing Rosenthal. No con- 1 eratlun last April on the skull of a versatlon "remotely resembling" tlUs \ man «ald by an insurance company occurred, according to the imllcemtiH. (to be Gtwge A. Kimmel, lestltied In This ivpudiaied the recent testimony I court today that the man he had of James l>. Ilallen. a state'* witness. | known as Kimmel. the claimant, was B. T. Barker will go to Kansas City tonight on business. who produced notes of what purported to be such a conversation. White aisc swore, as did the two witnesses following that Becker 's raid of Rosenthal's gambling place was "lionest and sqiiaje" and. not for rei-eoge. as the state charges. insane and never would be nownul. L. I.. Place Is on the sick li^t today. From Kansas University comes the proud claim that sixteen graduates of that Institution arc serving as mls-' sjonarleg among foreign, n6n-Cbrls:lan peoples. Among them are Mrs. Ruth Kwing Hanson. In China.. and John Woodin, In Bunuab, both lolaos. Remain .\entniL Wa-hington, D. C . Oct. 2i> —The at- titinle of the I'nited States toward .Mex ico is undisturbed h'y tlie Diaz revo- 'iition. r.nd despite the gravity with v.hic!: otlicials here regard the latest 'iprising. It is tiie intention,of this .:()'.erniiient. to adhere strictly to its innouncf :i i-olicy of non-intervention; The warnin.!;s of this go'vernmt-nt 'hat .Xmericans and their interests •I 'ust be jirotected, will be renewed. The Allies Adranrlm;. Athfins. Oct. 20.—After a four-hour engagement yesterday the Greeks dislodged the Turks from the strong positions which they had taken'In the defense of Slassona, at the foot of Mount' Olympus and occupied the town. The Crown Prince Constantine was-in personal command and received a baptism qf fire. The Greek troops sh6we<l great couragei. Their losses were small. The Turks retired toward Saranda- pora Pass, where the main forces bad concentrated. The Greeks occupy all the height* to the north of Elassona and a decisive battle is imminent. Cettinje. Montenegro. Oct. 20.— It is oflicially announced here that the Mon teijegrin forces captured the town of Pljiva yesterday. The battle lasted two" days. i ' Washington Octi 20.—An investment of the Turkish littoral from the entrance of the Gulf of Arta to Port Goume'nltsa has been proclaimed by the GrfK'k government according to advices received by the State Department today from Minister Schurmann at Athens. It may mean a blockade of theicoast. Belgrade, Oct 20.—The Servian army, under the crown prince, has cap-, tured Rutya Heights, a strategical position to the south of Bujano Rati, some miles below Vranya. EiaENO Y. HI. G.A.CAMPAI6N EiTorf lo O'ain .Vemliers to IM> fontlnn- rd for On* Week Longer in Hope of Better Itesalfs. ItOOSEYELT RUMORS UNFOUNDED the Colonel Suffers "no Relapse Nor Does Wound Bleed- Rumors that Colonel Itoosevelt had suffered a serious relapse and that the bullet wound had opened and was bleeding were persistently circulated today and the Register was asked many times if the reports «were true. The answer Is. as was given to each inquirer, that there is nothing in '..'olonel Roosevelt's :condition to form any basis for tiie rumors that gained prevalence. The Colonel has not suf- .'rred a relapse, neither is he "bleeding to death" as a report said. 'The rumor factory seems to be work "ng overtime lately. Saturday the Reg ister wa.^ asked rejieatedly concerning i report tlittt Jack Johnson had iM'en ussasslnated. There was nothing in ihat story. At the elo.'^e of the Y. M. C. A. niem- bershiii c;unpaign Saturday night. Secretary W ilker and the Board of Directors, deciiied to continue the campaign on*" week longer This was directly oi.ios'd to their views Sa{,urday afternoon, but as the work bad progressed so wen on Saturday morning and e-.'ening. they though it best to cojitinue the campaign. "The goal that is not set is 200 members, wiiichxthe Association and workers hope gain By Saturday nigbt,of this week. ; With renewe<l-efforts the workers began this morning, and although no liarge retjums have yet been turned in. they are t:onfident of a more . successful- week than last. . SOLD SCHOOLBOYS TOBTACCO Kids, Quizzed, Ghe Name of Xaa Tfaef i Bought WMU . I The ca.=:e o fthe city vs. J.|E. Benjamin, charged with selling tobacco to minors, will be brought before' Judgo Smiley in the city Police Court tomorrow morning. For some weelts the city teachers and principals of the scho:;fs have noticed that sonie of the pupils were using tobacco in varloiis forins. The boys were watched and finally fenced to name the dealer who sold the "stufT'. This investigation led to the discovery which will cause Mr. Benjamin to appear, in court tomor- Lrow morning. AN INSTRUITOR DEAD. Stephen UttdenKood. Uriid ef Westliort illgh SchooL Mty the Assocmt«t l*ros.s) • Granby, Mo.. Oct. 21— Stephen A. Underwood, sui>erintendent of the \Vest)iort high school of Kansas City, lied here today, while he was visiting his son. Underwood wiks sixty-two yeaps old and formerly ll ^-ed at Jop- llD, Mo. FIKE DESTROYS A SHED. Oriidn of m Kenfnrky Street Blase Is . a.Mjrstrry. A small shed onl the premises of H. Luce. 5.03 South Kentucky 8tre <>t, was destroyed by fire this .inornlng. The origin of the blaso l« unknown. The old story of the boy and the match failed to develop this time and there were no cigarrette smokers near. It is possible that sp ^krks from a pile of buhilng trash were bom» to the rOot of tho shed by the breexe.

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