Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on October 23, 1912 · Page 1
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BEGISTER. VOLUME XV. NO. 312. Waekly Ragrtter, EctabUshed 1867. Dally Register, EsUbllshed 1887. lOLA, KS., OCT, 23,1912—WEDNESDAY EVENING. Successor to th« lola Dally Register, tho tola Dally Record and the loU Dally Index EIGHT |»AGES IN COUNTY FI6HT REPI'BLirAX RESOLI'TIONS FAVOR OF PEACE. IX STOUT SUPPORT FOR MRJUFT AMI SHARP ALLFSIOXS TO THE MOOSE DEFECTIOX. But tbr Taft Cluh Uonid Not Sarrifire Connty Tfcket Hrmusr of the Bie Shon. THE WEATHER. Forenist for Kansait; Fair tonight and ThnrHday; warmer tonlgiit Data recorded at the LocalOfflce of the Weather Bureau: Temperature: Hishes^ yesterday 3 p. m.. 58; lowest this momingr at 4 a. m., 29; normal for today, 54; deflc* Icncy In temperature yesterday, 8 degrees; deficiency since January 1st, 280 degrees. / Yesterday. Today. 6 p. m 52 ' 3 a. m 30 9 p. jn 39 6 a. m 29 12 mdt 33 9 a. m .46 Precipitation for 24 hours ending a. m. today, 0; excess in precipitation since January 1st. 4.12 inches. Relative humidity 7 a .m. today, 90 per cent; barometer reduced to sea level, 30.30 inches. Sunrise today, 6:39 a. ui.; sjinset, M^34 p. m. There win be no factional fight among the Republieans at the election Xoveinber >".. but the dividing lino will be drawn when it i-omes to voilng for national candidates. Thi.< .Is the $ub- stanc« of the resolutions ailoptetl 'at the meeting of the .\llen County \\^ publican I^^ague club at its nuvting U> G. A. K. hall last night. The resolutions laud President Taft. endorse Judge Oscar Foust and ask the .>:uPl>ort of all Republicans for the county ticket. The reiwrt of the committee as adopted follows: "Sir. President: "Your committee on resolutions beg^ leave to submit the following: Whereas, At the present time, in the face of unexampled prosperity over all the length and breadth of this great country; with abundant crops: with good prices for both manufactured and agricultural products; with an expanding home trade, and foreign commerce growing; with busy fields and factories, stead}' lemploj'raent and gcod wages for the laborer; with restored confidence to' field and factory; with a well regulated condition which has brought peace and tranquility at home and gbroad, and Whereas.' The present prosperity of this nation and individual is admittedly due to the sagacity, common sense . and good judgment of president Taft, who stands like a rock for the protective principles, and common-sense method of approaching the tariff grob- lera. against the elusive rain-bow promises, and trade destroying "hit- and-m.<8fl" theories of those who op- ]>ose him. and Be It Resolved. That President Taft, • have the Ood-speed of every member of this club, who believes in the principles for which Lincoln died, and who are determined that the sacrifices which tJie nation offered up on the altar of freedom aBd equal rights, to both the white and colored races, shall . not have been made in vain; that we pldftge our undivided supitorl to Presi- dci^;t Taft, believing in his iwlicies, his fjoi^on sense tariff plan, that have brought prosperity for the past three yc^te, Ind condemn the rash and ill- coii^dered attempts by the opiKJsite pai^es, because they are hasty and . impulsive, based on no real facts resulting from careful investigation, and are intended solely for political effect, and Be It Turther Rc.-olved. That v," condemn those that are trying to lead the .American peojile into sloughs of uncertainty and despair, by their specious promises and plausible platitudes, which if tliey prc\-ail, will plunge the country info convulsion, by disturbing the markets, crippling the financial condition and effecting the employed laborer, c Ts:bEyBXMG iiwwF bm bm l.m h Be It Resolved, That we look with dsifavor, ui>i>n the ptate and Congressional candidates, who in party counsel, sought to disfranchise the Taft Republican voters, by aiding abetting and assisting, in the substitution of Roosevelt electors, instead of the Taft electors, on the Republican ticket, thereby seeking by corrupt, and unfair means, to elect a man for President of the United Staes, who is a candidate, under a separate and distinct party, with a policy and political principle adverse to the Republican party, and not in harmony with the great mass of Republican voters, and we believe, that party wreckers should be relegated to political oblivion. Be It Further Resolved, That we recommend to the voters of the 3Tth Judicial District, of Kansas, comjwsed of Allen and Woodson County, that they give to his Honor Oscar Foiist. now presiding Judge, of the District Court, their u^ivided supi>ort in his re-election to tbe important office of Judge. That we believe in his integrity and abiIlo-,..and appreciate his untiring efforts in the enforcement and up-holding of the law, looking to the facts, and applying the law, in a considered opinion. Be It Further Resolved, That in as ma(A ab the leaders of the Democratic party, in this county, are relying on a nilililUitial Republican defection, amooM ttie voters of the county, to the M .«a3ed ; Progressive cause, lioping tlMir^y to succeed in the election of Detnotirata to the putdic Offices of the couiitjr, we hereby recommend that the ReptfMleaa voters of the county, give the candidates on the Republican ticket their undivided support, thereby aaeuring a Republican victory. Be It Further Resolved. Tliat we believe'that the Bull Moose frenzy is abating, and that the disease has pasted the critical point, and the danger of infection is over, and that all Republicans, who have erred in their ways, by endorsing a candidate for President on an opposition ticket, will again return to the Republican fold, and that this nation will contibae to expand, juid frow freater mi betteri under the administration of true Republicans. Respectfullj- submitted. A. F. FLORENCK. PRANK L. TRAVIS. Committee on Resolutions. HttiulH»ldt-nnh,' T «Kk In this connection, the following rt>sulution<! adopted by a meeting of Taft Republicanis at Huml>oldt last evening may be of Interest: Resolutions passed by the Taft Club of Humboldt, Kansas, at its meeting October 21st. The Republican party of Kansas is facing a condition never before met in this country by any party. Our ticket, state, congressional and county, is made up of men whose names were placed on the primary ballots last August as Republicans, whose petitions were signed by Republicans, and who on August 6 were nominated as Republbic^ns. On August 7th. the next day after these men received their nominations as Republicans, a new national party was organized at'Chicago, known as the Progressive party, the declared purpose of which was not only to defeat the Republican candidates for President and Vice-president, but to absorb and annihilate the Republican party Itself. Immediately upon the organization of this new party, many of our Republican nominees espoused its cause, afflliated with its members, are giving their support to its nminees. and yet are claiming the TWM to remain on the ticket of the party they are seek- ine to defeat anq destroy. Unfortunately as it seems, our election and primary laws are such that there is no way by which they can be displaced so that as Republicans, when we go to the polls November 5th. we will find our ticket largely made up of men who are active members of the new party working urgently for the defeat of the Republican party. This being the condition that meets us. we recommend the adoption of the following resolutions. Resolved, that as Republicans we feel that we are fully released from our obligations to support any candidate nominated at the primary in August who is affiliated with and supporting the nominees of the new party. Also. Resolved, that we especially condemn the action of W. R. Stubbs. who for four years has been loudly clamoring "let the people rule" yet when he finds himself more than 1.200 votes thort of a majority, takes advantage of this same unfortunate primary law. and through a technicality, insists that his name must go on- the Republican ticket as a candidate for U. S. Senator, while he is using every means known to, a shrewd politician to defeat the party's nominees. U B. PEARSON, Chairman. . J. L. SHELLMAN. FRED RHODES. S. J. STEWART. B. S. SMITH. The following resolution was introduced by L. B. Pearson and passed unanimously at the meeting. * Resolved, that we condemn in strongest terms the attempted assassination of Ex-President Roosevelt, and urge that his assassin be given the extreme penalty of the law. I L OVER MEATPRIGES HOUSEWIVES OBJECT TO HIGH COST OF ALL MEATS. FOREION MHTS PROMISED (iOTERXMEXT RATE PERMISSIOX FOlt IMPORTATION. Hot Bnlrhen RefiRied to SeU Any Bnt Xalire Meat and Kept Prim Proklblthew (Hy the As».K'iat.Hl l«re!w^ Rerlin. Oct. S3.—Hundreds of Berlin housewives joined In a wild riot today because the butchers at th(\ municipal markets have refused to handle meat Imported so as to reduce the cost of living. The principal trouble occurred in the weddtiig district, which is inhabited by working i>ooplc. Hundreds of women who went to the municiiwl market .hoping to profit by reduced prices, found that the butchers had agreed not to deal In meats by the municipality. They first stormed the butchers' stalls, seized all the native-raised meat, trampled it on the ground and fought with the butchers. The police were forced to close the market. The prices of meat are so high in Berlin that the government recently gave permission to the city autbori- tise to bring in and sell meats from abroad at the city markets and to control i)rices. TAIT OFF OX YACATIOX. A Three-Day Motor Trip Into Maine Inclnded in Plans. (By the Associated I*rcs.s) Beverly. Mass.. Oct 23.—President Taft left Beverly today for a vacation in the north with a three day motor trip into Maine. He will then go to Washington. JOHXXY EVERS MAX ACER. .Second Baseman Sncreeds Frank Chiince In Chicago. (By the Associated Press) Chicago. Oct.: 23.—John Evers. second baseman of the Chicago National League team, will be manager next season, succeeding; Frank Chance. BEVERI06E RECEIVEO HELP |;>7;>00 Was Provided lllm in 1904 Campaign Which lie Later Re. turur>| to the Donom. 1 By iho .\s.><iH-l.ilrtl Press I Washington. Oct. 23.—LArz A. Whitcomb, law partner of former Senator Albert J. Bederldge. of Indiaiia, testified to the Clapp committee late today that George W. Perkins, Edward McLean and Gifford Pinchot sent drafts amounting to $57,500 to Beveridge for his 1904 campaign. Perkins had testified that be sent only 110.000 and that Bereridge returned if. Perkins gave $30,000 said Whitcomb. After the campaign Beveridge returned the drafts and checks, said the witness. IS HE A MAX OR A DUMMYI Mr. Arthur Ross Showing In a Wn^ dow, Puzzles the Crowd. The crowds which watched the performance of Mr. Arthur Ross in Perham's window yesterday afternoon and evening while he did his clever Imitation of a mechanical doll, expressed varied opinions. Many would not believe tliat the figure was human, while the scoffers knew better, of course. After watching the set, expressionless face a while, one woman declared that she "pitied his wife," explaining that with such control of his features it would be hopeless to try and detect him in a lie. And a tired- eyed youth offered the suggestion that it was the "best poker face" he ever saw. The impersonation of a mechanical figure is so perfect as to raise a doubt in the mind of any observer. Turning, jerkily on a pedestal, every movement of body and arms and bead seems directed by clockwork and springs . But when the figure buttons up the overcoat which his wife, who is "the Sophomore girl," helps him into, it jars the idea of an automaton. Yet a moment later, w:hen be springs stiffly erect an dresumes the semaphore signal attitude, the closest scru tiny of Uie face falls to discover a dilated nostril or quiver of an eyelash. The exhibition is a unique metliod of advertising sent out by the makers of a certain brand of men's clothes, and Mr. Ross's helpmate, herself wear ing a natty suit, with crayon and paper "blackboard" calls the crowd's attention to the good points of the apparel worn by the statuesque and poz- sline .figure. The exhibition Iiere ends with the performance tooistat and it i> of iBt^est'ftiepfl^Bt COXGRESSMAX TAGRART HERE. Democratic Candidate Will Speak in lola This Evening. Joseph Taggart, who arrived in this county yesterday and held a meeting out at Carlyle i;iEt evening, and who will speak here tonight in the A. O. U. W. ball, was taken to Humboldt in a motor car this afternoon to mingle with the unterrified of that neck of the woods today. John Goshorn, Paul Klein and Frank Forrest went down with him. Mr. Taggart is a resident of Kansas City, Kansas, and was elected congressman from:this district after the death of Alex Mitchell, largely as a result of the rumpus which the Republican Congressional committee stirred up in its anxiety to prevent Mr. Scott from being considered by the voters. In the present contest he is opposed by J. I... Brady of Lawrence, who is for Roosevelt and Johnson, but is "for the entire Republl caii ticket from Stubbs down." Taggart is making a thorough canvass and expresses confidence that he will win. The meeting tonight affords a chance to see and hear him to all who have not before heard him speak. WORKMAX SERIOUSLY IXJUBED. CUAXGE IX FOUB^EARS. roVHh IH T«tE WHOUt' COOKTRY >V HM 50 WELl. f ITTED TO BE pR .t5ll >tNT._ Itt 13 NOT OHiy AB30I.OYBI.Y ffARUES? / AB5OI.0TEI.Y I>IS)HTE«5TE1> -»Mb OPWRieHTI BOT-HASWt WlKSr AC«?OAiKTAMCE- ' MIIT-H- Titt HATIOKS MttDS,WITHOUT Wt> WIT*ilM. AMD BROAtttST ^ TURKISH ARi IS THE ALLIES WIXXISG SUCCESSES IX SMALL FIGHTS. SlO]]lf FIBHTIII] DUE SOON iSVADEHS WILL SOOX BEACH THE MAIX DEFEXSES. First Line of TarkejVi DefenM Has Fallen and the Xrmj Betrrata to the Serend One. FELIX DIAZ IMDE PRISONER RISSI.V'S HEIR IS ILU Grand Duke AICSIK Met With n Serious Accident HE AXD STAFF. CAPTIRED WITH \ '^y the Associated Press) SLIGHT RESIST A XCE. ' St. Petersburg. Oct. 23.—The condi- i tion of the Russian crown prince is cau.sipg greatest anxiety at the Imper- Fedeml Forre^ Orrursr Vera Cms and Diaz Rel>elll»n Meems to IIUTC Fizzled Out. ial court and among the general pub- I lie. The strictest silence is preserved j in regard to the nature of an accident met with by the Grand Duke Alexis. i The indiciitions are that it is serious. GOORT OPHOLDS RPOSEKEL XEBRASKA SUPREME COUKT SAYS HE HAS XEW PARTY. SJIJS Taft Men Are Repnbllnins and That Mooseni Hare n« Bight en Their Ballot. il!y llu" Asiorint--! 1Y<>-.-) Vera Cruz. Oct. 2:!.—Felix Otaz with his whole staff were captured today and all the rebels disarmed. The casualties were insignificant. General Valdez and Colonel Jini- inez Castro, with their respective eol- umns of federals, weri.the first to enter the place. They met only sllglit resistance. Colonel Jose Diaz Ordaz, of the Twenty-first infantry, who joined Felix Diaz with his troops when he first proclaimed a revolution, lias not THE COLONEL RESTEO WELL Good XlghtV Sleep Offcet the Wearing Affects of the Long Journey from Chicago. I By tl>e .\ssii.-iii|,.,| iVfSs) Oy.stcr Bay, Oct. 2:5.—A long nijjhls sleep largely offset the wearisome ef- . . fects of Roosevelt's trip from Chicago been capture<i. He is a cousin of Feli.\. i to Oyster Bay, and he was greatly re- i freshedwhen he awoke this nrtlnilng. HER. LOVER DID XOT CO.ME. i declared he was hungry and his I lircakfast was prepared an hour be- Glrl Tniteird From Callforniii to .Meet i '"""e the usual time. The word wps Him In Ottawii. piven out that no visitors would be I permitted to see Roosevelt today. Ottawa. Kas., Oct 22.—After traveling from San Diego. Calif., to Ottawa ; to meet her prospeetlve hu.sband. a ' pretty young girl looked in vain about I the bleak railroad yards of Ottawa yesterday and shuddered in the cold. She had written him that she would be in Ottawa Monday, October 21. but her knight was not present. She just couldn't imagine where he could be yet she did not doubt for "one minute his faith, she said. The girl is Bernice Jobe and she was to have been married here yesterday to Gilliert Greher, I of Lexington Junction, Mo. I THOMAS RYAX RESIGXS. FArmer Knnsiin Will Retire From Public Life at Once. iHv rb" A.s.-or-i.iUd \yashinston, Oct. 2:5.—Thomas Ryan, f.f .Muskogee, Okla., formerly of Topeka. Has., assistant secretary of (he interior under Hitchcoqk, a member of the House of Representatives, from Kar..=Rs for eleven terms, and once minister to Mexico, has resigned and will retire frcm SAVE-THEIR LIVES Id ACRE ORCH.VJtD PAY.S. Rocker Dofenxe Argues That .\ll the Evidence Agliinst the Oilirer is From (inn .Men. Iron Shield Fell Upon Smelternian at Prime Western This Morning; i Elmer P. Slack, a smelterman living at 220 South Second street, was seriously injured while at work in the Prime Western smelter in East lola this morning. An iron shield, a device which is used to protect tlie workmei» from the fierce heat of the furnace fell upon Mr.' Slack and crushed his hip. ° "The surgeon in attendalbce is unable as yet to-predict Just how serious the Injury may pro^e. Mr.^Slack waa removed to hia'home in an ^ambulance. j While tbesurgeon was administering emergency treatment to Mr. Slack, Mr. Hicks, another smeltemum became ill of cramps. He was in a serious condition for ft time but'waa re- rported to be Jmprorlnf rapldljr this seIf-confes.sed mur-] j, jopa\i,an pack'amounted to 1.100 , Jack Rose, ever connected Lieu- 1 barrels. T have paid particular at- 1 By th<' .\ssin-i:itv<I Pnssi New York, Oct. 2:5.—"Not a single person derer tenant Becker with tliese gunmen. Jack Rose, the head of the assassin's hell of robbers who boil and kill men." In these words, John F. Mclntyre. chief counsi'l for Police Lieutenant Leatenworth .Han Made *I,(K)0 off the Crop This Year. Edward Springer of Boling, was in the city yesterday pnd said thit he had just c-nipltted the work of packing the apple crop in his orchard, of 4f, acres. Mr. Springer marketed 3,700 barrels. "The qrality of my crop this ye:!r." said, Mr. Springer, "was very fine. <Ky the Associat.^d Press) Lincoln. Neb., Oct*23.—^The state supreme court today handed down iinanimous decision holding that the six Taft electors chosen by the Repub lican State Committee, together with the two Republican electors chosen at the spring primary who remained loyal to Taft, are entitled to the designation of "Republican" on the ballot in the general election and to the place at the top of the ballot. The decision of the district court in the case brought by Taft men seeking to deny the Roosevelt men the use of the name "Republican" is upheld. The ballots were ordered printed to conform to this decision. DEATH FOR VICE FIGHTER. Five Men (!) Took One Woman and Shot Her to Death. 'By the Associated Pre.-ssl Bridgeport. Conn., Oct. 23.—A young woman, identified as Rose Bunnis,"| was shot to death last night at Stratford, where she had been taken by five men in an automobila She was killed because of her activity in a "vice crusade" in Chicago, declared the Bridgeport police today after an investigation. UIMR TO A LARGE CROWD lention to spraying, and account ray success to this. All of my trees do not bear tvtry .vear. but there is never a year in which part of them do not have fruit. I^st. year my oni'ard Charles Becker, on trial for the mur- , „^,f^^ about $C.OOO. This year the der of Gambler Rosenthal, soundeo | returns •••.ill be about $4.000."—I.enven the keynote of,his apr>eal to the Jur-; ^.^^m Times ors that 1 nthe first place they must' find, before convicting Becker, that the four giinmen were guilty of the ^ follows: Miss S. Leona I^ke, killing as otherwise the ease will, „nd J. E. .Vathew, of Eaflton; Miss fall. Rose couldn I be believed, he charged,'because he (Rose) was testifying to save his own life. Sam Repnblirun League Clnb Cheered Ex- Senator'.'* Telling Address on Insnrgenry. One of the most brilliant, effective and cleanest campaign addresses ever delivered in lola was given last night in G. A. R. hall by Ex-Senator G. H. I.,amb, of Yates Center, who was the principal speaker at the meeting of the Allen County Republican League club. There was t^arge attendance and his hearer's heartily applauded the Senator's telling points . Senator Lamb, following the course of insurgency even as it arose in Biblical history, traced such action on through the campaigns of Greely. Harrison, Blaine and Lincoln. The address was free from tirades or abuse .Marriage licenses were Issued to- | of any kind and was eloquent and ef- ... « . _^ . ... ^jj ^j,e way through. BOOT TURXS TO WILSOX. Schepps, "Bridgie" Webber and Harry Vallon. he denounced as "murderers" wltli the same object in view. Emma H. Huffman and William Roy Harmon, the former of Mildred and the groom of Kinsley. Kas., and Miss Son of Author of Famoas Song a DIs- Jessie M. Durland and Lester Malcom. of Chanute. The marriage ceremonies were performed by Judge Smith, mak- He attacked the credibility of the ; ^ l ^ta^^of 'sTx ^bv ^thrProbaVrJud ^e state 8 corroborating witnesses Luber „.,t,,,„ pagi tw^o days. and Hallen, and charged that the dis- __1 1 111?* ?."'""'l*>: "actuated by am- Notice of the second.annual iuter- bltlon and fathered a - prosecution 8,,,te corn show given by the State framed up by crooks. Manual Training school of Pittsburg, Becker sat with closed eyes during ^ag been received by County Clerk ; CulberUon. The show will be held I January 30 and 31 and over $500 fn .' premiums will be given away. There Mabel 11 lie Is Dead. ..will be lectures and discussions on New York. Oct. 22—Mabel Hite. ac-! «tock the address. His wife wept, state sums up this afternoon. tress, in private life Mrs. Michael J. Donlln, wife of the baseball player, died today at her home in this city. Last June she operation fori cancer which was effective only in proTaoging life temporarilf. She feeding, corn growing, hog raising, farm machinery and various agricultural topics of general Interest. Ebchibitions by Allen countlans will be welcomed. Full infomtation may be secured bgr writing to B. W. Scheib, of Agriculture^' pittstpg. roaraged Voter. Chicago, 111.. Oct. 23.—The son of the man who composed the war song "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp. The Boys Are Marching." has joined the ranks of the Republicans who are going to vote for Wilson. t George F. Root was the war song composer, and Frank K .Root, music publisher, bis son. has enrolled bis name at the Chicago headquarters of the Wilson National Progressive Republican 'l.«ague in the McCormIck Building as a member of the leagne. "I have never voted anything bnt the Republican ticket." said Mr. Rodt, "but this year I Intend to vote for Wilson. I do not wish to support Presir dent Taft for reflection, nor can I support CcdaBel^Boosereltte effort • ' tft-^ ^- ' • - - (By the As.-«ociat^ l*r«>»s» Belgrade Oct.. 33.—News of the capitulation of the Turkish town of Kumanova is momentarily ex|iected. Th« thlril Servian array. d«si4te the dea- Iterate resistance of the Turkish forces has reached within striking dtsUnce. Athens. Oct. 23.—The Greek army defeated the Turkish troops this mOrn- i^ beyond Blassona, after a vigoroua attack, and the Turks are now retreating to the town of Servia. London, Oct; 23.—Bloody, portentous battles are being fought on every side of the Balkan peninsula today, military experts believe. While the allied armies of Bulgaria. Servia., Montenegro and Greece doubtless liad the l>est of the preliminary skirmishes and continue to -take small Turkish fortreesesl villages and towns, it remains to be seen which side will be mor^ successful in the main theatre of war. Both the Turks and Bulgarians now claim to be adTancl .ng In the vicinity of Adrlanople. Everything seems to indicate tha,t the Bulgarians have de- [.ployed the ibulk of their main army from the Mustapha Pasha-Adrianople line to the Djumbals-KIrk-KiUsseh line and are attacking the Turidsh front between the' last named place and Ad­ rlanople while attacking the extreme Turkish .right to t^^ mqt Of Kirk- Kilisseh. . The Servians are more free w|th "news about their operations and continue to advance. One army has taken the t<mn of Prishtlna and another Is at the gates of Knmanova. An official report by; a Servian conuanader says the Turkish troops, .itter 6ttt- ing a desperata lr«sl8ta]lM;ide fftdfilg back along their #hoM frbat and aM leaving behind then! quantities of sup- piles and aminanition. • Around the town of Novipasar brisk fighting ha ,8 been in progress Bevenl days and the Servians are said to hare suffered severe losses. They captured some of the surrounding towns, 'although Novipasar Itself is holding out Most of the Servian successes have been won over mixed forees of Albanian tribesmen and Turkish irregulars. They will not come Into contact with the trained Turkish army untillthey reach Uskiip. Greek official reports disagree as to the situatrdin on the Greek frontier. One report is of heavy fighting OB ihp road lietwjKn the town of Elsssona and the "Tarklsh base at the town of Servia. while anottrer declares that the Turks are In full retreat. London. Oct 23.—An almost impenetrable veil conceals the most Interesting operations of the war—those In the vicinity of Adrianople. NO offlcial account oC .ftny kind bearing on these mbvementijias yet been issued. The Sofia newspapers report heavy fighting around Adrianople and Kirk-Kil- lissch to the east and three forts In the vicinity .of Adrianople captured- According to lone rumor. 2.000 Bulgarians were killed and 4,000 wounded In desperate engagement outside of Kirk-KIIllsseh. It Is quite clear, however.- that reports of the. fall of Kirk-Klllisseh and the cutting!of communications with Constantinople are unfoinided. Northbay, Ont, Oct. 23.—^The energetic explosive company's factory at Halleyburg was blown to pieces today and several persons killed. —Xotlee—County teachers' examinations Friday and Saturday of this week in county superintendent's office The local camp. 365. of the Royal Neighbors met last evening in regular session. After the business meeting a social hour was enjoyed. The members have been invited to take the fancy dril teafai 'to Yates Center on November first, and Mrs. J. M. Thomas was appointed to reply to the address of welcome. The Roberts Musi(^ Company Jias instituted a new plan of delivering pianos to country consumers: This more Ing they used their "trailer." a two pwheeled spring bodied arrangemeot. and made a trip of fifteen miles in one hour, carrying a piano behind their auto. L. H. Smith (colored) who^ is an ex-, slave, was In tbe city this afteraooB on business. Mr. Smith lias lived in Oklahoma City for some years, but Is now enroute to Omaha, his future home. Miss Laura Fakel. formerly a sten-' ograpber in the Lamer law off Ice, is now ^ith her famll yholding down a government- claim, between Cotorado Springs and Pueblo. .T. R. Stewart and a few buaiaess friends left for Burlington tills, asfter^ noon'in nn ftntolf^r it.atqr^f.

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