Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on December 8, 1911 · Page 1
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Iola, Kansas
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VOLUME XV. ko. 39. Successor to the tola Dally Register, the tola Dally Record and the lola Dally Index lOLA, KAS., DEC. 8,1^11—F|IIDAY EVENING. Daily Register. Establldied 1S97. Weekly Register, Established 1867. TEN PAGES SUCCEEDS lAlfLO OSWEGO COXrEKX TAKES OVEK HIS GAS CITY II()LIH.V;s. BUILT II TOWN m mw WITH NATURAL OAS TAYLOIJ MADE CITY OF 2,5W» SOILS. Brokon In llcalfh nnd Ffnanros, llo Will S «»ok (» KopiiiMTjiU' ill Siiii- ny SouUiprii Toxas. The DemJiiK Investment rompany of Oswego, Kansas, has hi-eomo tlic owner of the gas wells, jilpelines, fraaichlse and other iiropertv of the Taylor Fuel & Light coinuany of Gas City' and will take charge at once. Mr. Taylor expects to go to Ponlhern Texas In th;' hope of benefiting Ills health. The Gas City plant is 8 :ili! to bo ihc sixth gas phyit owned by the Deinlng Company, wftich is a strong financial concern of .long > standing and high reputation. Mr. J. K. Kddy, of Oswego represented It In the dealings here. No announcement has yet been made as to the new manager of the company, but Jt is reported that Mr. H. O. Adams, manager for the past eight years, has resigned, his resignation to become effective December 12, when he plans to leave for Rupert, Idaho to make his home. Mr. Taylor, the founder of Gas City, •will depart with the kind wishes xjf a wide circle of friends. An optimist, he had a vision of the manufacturing city where the average eye saw but a corn field, and Mr. Taylor made his dream come true. He bouplft a piece of land and leased more, drilled wells and piped the gas to the plants which he located In the town and developed a distributing system for the town. Where thecorn shocks had ruled, he erected a second class city of some 2,500 population for some years his was a princely income. When the gas tide turned other troubles came, financial worries being accompanied by a most aggressive and stubborn rheumatism, which has undermined-his robust constitution and confined him to his home much of the time. Many years ago in a little school house whicli stands within the city limits of Gas, a little country girl, letting her fancy run riot as she and everybody else supposed, in reading tho Class Prophesy at conmjcnce- metn timer predicted that aortkc da\' a city woiuld stand where the corn and grass then stood about the little school house. That was years before the gas came and K. K. Taylor with the energy and the money and the faith to make the little girl's dream come true. It has been a wonderful bit of magic that 15. K. Taylor worked upon the bleak prairie and when he goes to the Soutl^to rest and recuperate the thousands who have known him and seen his handiwork yill follow him with good wishes. THE WEATHEB. Forecast for Kansas: Fair tonlirbt nnd Sntocday; cooler In east portion tonight. Temperature—Highest yesterday at 1 p. m. HT; lowest today at midnight excess in ternp^ture yesterday IC de .i ;rees; excess in ytfeniperature .-ilnce January 1st, 1068>ftgrees. Yesterday. Today. 3 p. Ill "6 3 a. m 50 f II. m .")3 6 a. ra 52 . 0 p. m r.l 9 a. m.—_.52 12 mdt. 49 12 noon 56 Precipitation for 24 hours ending 7 .1 .m. today trace; deficiency In precipitation yeste.-day .03 inch; deficiency In precipitation since January \s,X .4."> Inch. itelative humidity 7 a. m. today 96 jier cent; dew point ">1 degrees; ba- romcicr reduced to sea le\*cl 30.17. 'nches. Inday 7:26 a. m.; sunset .••,:02 p. ni. ICHOT EKS 01 m CHimiTY A CLOiK FOR GOIME rxscm iTLors FEUSOXS st)LinT AM) KKEF THE I)OXATH».\S. The ClinrKaltle Are Put on Their liiiard Airaiiist Surh lt»|Mis (vrH, THINKS THEKE IS >0 DANGER OF A .NViioDv GETTI.M; MONOFOLY. PRAISES SEC. FISHEB'3 WOfl EVIDEMLV HE HAS QCIT WORRY IXJ AKOIT THE SITl'ATIOX. TRIKin CHURCH IN THE LEAD Keglsten) 512 of the 774 Yolcsi Cast for CbrlMtma!; Tree. The voting contest being conducted by the New York Store to determine which church is to receive the handsome, electrically lighted Christmas tree shown in its window for free use in its Christmas eve services, has developed a lot of interest. Tise voiing is merely an expression of preference and the first count shows ihat Trinity Methodist church (East lol^l is away In the lead. The vote, counjt- cd last night, stood as follows: Trinity M. E. church 5 First M .E. church Presbyterian — w- 76 ChrisUan ——_ 47 United Brethren 20 BapUst 11 A. M. E. church 10 Episcopal 7 Christian Science . „ 2 Sah-ation Army 1 Total 0>E >EWSFAPER FOR S0,0&3. HntcklBSOB Se«ms Inclined to the • One Paper Idea. The following Item from the Horton Headlight is further evidence of the modem newspaper tendency. Hutchinson with over 20,000 poople seems strongly inclined to support one news paper only, figuring that by its greater revemies it will be able to reach out fartl^er ;ind tell the story of .Hutchinson much farther and better than several struggling, poverty- stricken papfrs-could do. The Headlight says: |"Tbe Gazette at Hutchinson has gone into the hands of a receivw. The men who arere backing it made a wcrth^y effort to gain popularity for the publication but apparently without a great deal of succMi. The reason for their failure is found In the tendency of the day which is toward fewier and better paperi- Hntchtnaon is a town of ^ 000 iteo^le TOt it made it pretty plain that it be- UeTOB one good dally paper is quite mfficiezit to itsjieedd^. Hie«Davis liquor case which bas been tried twice and resulted both times In a hung Jury has been set for Ita third appearance in Justice Potter's court oa December 14. If you are vlsiled l)y an.vone, man or woman, rei)re.sentinK himself or herself to be the agent of the Asso elated Charities, or to have authority from any of the well-known ladies connected with that board, and asking you for a donation "for the poor, withliold .voiir gift until you have sat- l.'ified yourself that the solicitor is telling you the truth. This suggestion is made necessary by the fact that at least one unscru- l >ulou3 per.son, a woman. Is known to have solicited and received donations m tlie name of the Associated Charities who ha.s no authority whatever for suc!i work, and wl;o Is strongly suspected oi appropriating lo her own use all Uiat she received. The Reg- Lstcr knows the name of the person under .suspicion, but will not publish it unless it becomes necessary to do .so. Tlie case is being investigated and the chances arc that this particular lino of activity will cease. But this is not the only ca<e. Some time ago Mrs. E. X. Jones, whose zea' in all pood works peculiarly exi )oscK .her to such imposture, discovered that her name had been used by someone who represented herself as soliciting supplies for the Cliildien's Home al the- request of Mr.s. .lono.';. and received a great many donations which never reached the Home at all—at least, not llie Children's Home. There is only one safe rule by which io be guided in Fuch matters: .\nd that i.< to refuse a ijift to any •;<)Jicitor vho i.s not personallj' known to you or wlio docs not come with written authority from the person or the organization he or sl ;e claims to represent. Just now the .\s.soclated Charities are making no liouse to liouFc canvass for donations. Tlie.v will not do tlrat until next Tuesday whlcii, aa tlie Hegister lias alreadj announced, will be "Donation Hay" and wlien vehicles Jn charge of mem- l )crs of the comiiTitlec will call at every house. And hereafter, as always In the past, when the Board of Chari- liis wants gifts they will ask for them through such persons and in .'.ucli manner as will leave you In no doubt that what you give will be put IO the best po.isible use. The people of lola are so prompt, and generous in their giving that it is not necessary for the Board to erfiploy "agents" to make a daily business of going from house to house In order that the needs of tlie worthy poor may be met. in this connection the Keglster is asked to say that only two vehicle? have thus far been offered for the i :se of the collectors next Tuesday whereas eight or ten are urgently needed. If you can possibly spare vour carria ;:e or .voiir auto next Tue? day. call up Dr. Shadivick and tell him so. ACIEPT FT. SrOTT QIESTIOX. Qno*itlon Sug «ro.«tPd for Debate .Vc- oeptahle 1« lola High SchooL Superintendent L. W. Mayberry, of the lola schools, says it is probable that the lola high school will accept the question submitted by the Ft. Scott high school for the debate which is to comprise pait of the annual contest hetween the two schools The question chosen hy Ft. Scott for the debate was .submitied by them to the local high school on December 1st, and Is as fallows: "Resolved, Thrit the United States should subsidize shi,is engaged in foreign trade owned by citfzens of the United States." The facrthat lola will accept this question for the deijate does not bint that they will take the affirmative on the question as they could do under the riiles, which makes the negative or affirmative optional with them. They have until the 2l8t, Inst., to decide which side they shall take. IMPS WILL PLAY HILDBED. lolii I'oodiHii Team Will Go to Mildred Tomorrow, for a Game. It DM Him Good to Go to Alii^n nnd Get Some Fads lo Tnkt* ihc I 'lace ol (Koruier) Theories., / (By the AK:«)c!atriI Pri-B») Chicago, Dec. S.—.\ddiessInB th Xntlonal Irrigation Congress here to '.ay Gilford Pinchot commented bri ly on tlie trust probhsm ami then dc voted lilmseif chiefly to Alaska and tlie conservation problems there. !liat regard lie praised the work of Sccretaiy of the interior Fisher and Kald the Administration was certain to defeat any effort to monopolize valu able coal lands. Pinchot declared lhat "when you gain control of the water problem of any country, you havi solved ail the physical problems of that country. Water power Is the thing that makc§ the world go round he said. ^ GRAHA.\I GIRL SHEDS TEARS. ,0n Trial for Attempted .Warder She Lose.s Srif-Control. (By the ASRoelated PrMs) New York. Dec. 8.— Lillian Graham burst into such a violent fit of weej>- ing that the court had to take a five minute recess today .and interrupt her story of her relations with W. E. D Stokes, whom she and Ethel Conrad are accused of attempt to murder. The lefendant lost control of hert<elf after ten minutes questioning; by iter own attorney. "Did you have any conversation with Stokes in regard to your life vocation?" asked the attorney. "I told him 1 ^yanted to go on ihe stage. He told me not to." Graham began to weep. "Did he give any reason .why you shouldn't go on the stage?" "Yes," said the girl, sobbing, "he =ald I was too good." Here the witness" voice broke and -he Kavo herself entirely over to fears. THAT GLORIOUS •lac -Van Killed and .Many Threalened I)} Heavy Wlnd-s. (Bv X\\r- A«9notnt.p<T Prf».«) I-os Angeles, Cal., Dec. 8.— One man .vas killed, the lives of many others '.vcre endangered and much damage .vas done to property in a violent vindsiuim here eaf'ly tills morning. The wind continued strong today. C. M. Jackson, a lineman was blown from the to]) of a sixty-foot pole and killed. The lives of many persons were menaced by falling signs and branches of trees. CLOCK IS KM YEARS OLD. Colonial Clock Owned liy P. S. Mitchell Fonnd to be Ancient. The colonial clock owned by Dr. P. S. Mitchell, which has been on display at various times and various pl^es in lola, and the age of which has heretofore been in doubt, was discovered yesterday by B. P. Pancoast, to be 164 years old. The clock had been sent to Mr.' Pancoast for repairs, and in examining it Mr. Pancoast found inside of it a small plate bearing the date of manufacture, 171^r The clock has been an heirloafn of the Mitchell family since a time unknown, and is thought to have come originally from the Shenandoah Valley, in Virginia. It is a large clock, of walnut, and is taller than the av- rage man, being of the kind known by some as "Grandfather's clock.'i It runs by weights and is keeping as ^ood time today us the majority of modern clocks. ^The lola Imps, a football team com- liojed of Btudenu of the high school win go to Mildred for a game tomorrow afternoon with a team of that city The strength of the Mildred team is not known, but if their average weight Is anything near that of the local boys they should have no walkaway; for the Imps have been playing strong this season The lola eleven is somewhat out of practice, having .disbanded after Thanksgiv- in«. lOLA RANK GAS DEPOSITORY. lola State Rank Has Reen AppointHl Depository for (iaa City. The statement made In the Register of several nights ago to the.efTcct that the Gas City postofflce had been designated a branch of the postal savings deiKJsitory of the lola post- ofllce. was an error. It is true that the Gas City postoflicc Jias been dcslg nated as a postal depository but U la in a manner dependent upon' the lola postoffice, except that all money received over and above the emergency fund, must be turned over to Posttnas ter C. B. Spencer of this city, for deposit. The lola State Bank has been appointed the depository for the Gas City postofflce, and it will be given charge of all money up to the limit of the emergency fund, the amount exceeding this being turned over to Mr. Spencer. An article In a paper received from Plncher Creek. Alu, Canada, by Mrs. Albert Pegg, contains, the news that her son. Cheater PetEB. formerly of •'•"^ city, has been placed In full charge of-^e Rocky Jfotintain Portland Cement. company at that place. Mr. Pegg bad bis fir^t experience in the cement boBlness with the lola Portland, and wa^ later In the employ of the Lumberman's Portland at Car- Ijrle. brother, Kylo Pegg. also ftinnerly.'of this city la an electrician at tbe Bibcky Mountain plant> Lmm GommnEE GOMPERS AND COLIEAGVES BITTERLY DENOUNCE M**- AJLLBIS.. OYNAMITE-fiflANO JORY BUST , • • • •> .> • •:• • •> • O.Vi: IirXDRED TWEXTY-EIGHT WITNESSES Waii TESTIFY. .McVa^iiral and Is Before the Jury Will Tell All He Knows. Now (Ity the As.sooI.atciI rrr.«.<i) lx )s .\wKelos Dec. s', —With United Slates deputy marshal^ searching for tlie one Iiundred twenty-eight witness es subpoenaed to appear before the Federal grand jury, that body's sec- nd day of investigation Into the al- cged nation wide dynamite conspiracy began today. At tbe opening the question of when tlie McNamaras would be called or if they wohld tell anything when called^ was problematical. , Ortie .McManipal waS on the stand licforp the grand jury until noon when was said he had completed his story. EAVENWORTH RIIDED A6AIH Attorney GeneralN OlA^ Lit on the -Towu and Found n Wet. Leavenworth, Dec. 7.—J. E. Johnstone, assistant attorney gener.-jj of Topeka and N. R. Armstrong, special agent of Marion, assisted by the sheriff's force of Leavenworth county officials, raided six alleged joints here today. Five wagon loads^ of liquor was confiscated. Armstrong has been in the city several days registering at one of tlie local hotels under an^ssumed name and has been conducting a secret investigation into the illicit liquor traffic here. Assistant Attorney General Johnstone came from Topeka today to lead the raiding forces. According"~ to Johnstone Leavenworth Is the "wettest spot In the state," sincp the lid was placed on Cherokee and Crawford counties. The officers found a policeman in one of the joints raided today. When called on to assist tho raiders" the patrolman hastily left the' Commenting on the occurrence tonrght the assistant attorney general said: "We are- not after the police Ipdlvidiwis, we want the men higher up." Liquor was found In all the places raided today excei^ Turner Hall. 0LG9 TAKES HEAVY TOLL THE USUAL RESOLUTIONS IN Two Hundred .Xen Drown When Ice Sweeps Hrldge Away. 'By the Aiiai>»-!i >tfd rrpusl ' St. Petersburg Dec 8.—Between a hundred fifty and two hundred work men were swept Into Jhe Volga river today wbep ice carried away a bridge near Kazan. Only fonr bodies have been rec&vered. Polygamy has proven a failure In Kansas, at least as practiced by Peter Sfaarp of Pittsburg, whose domestic affairs ha\-e received k lot of publicity He lost his first wife In the Chicago fire and took another. Last year he found bis first wife and an ef fort was made for all", three to dwell In barmpny at their itabme In Pittsburg But the-neighbors did not Ukc kindly to -the arrangement and the wives got to JSt-ring ai^ now It la aaid that Sharp will file a suit for divorce from Wife Number two and ding the rest of his daya to the one who was "tried by fire' 'and foubd not wanting. y Remember the Maine? Washington, Dec. 8. — That the battleship Maine was blown up by an explosion from the *> outside is the gist of a state- <* ment issued by the Navy De- <• partment today, based on find- << ings of the joint army and navy * board which Investigated th^* wreck. jr • • • *<•«••••••• • • <• • • •:• • GRAND JURY INOIGTSSANFORD MEXICO IS STILL UNEASY Small rpri8lniEr.s Are.Reported in Several StaSss^ Republic. (By the A.ssoclatfrt Prcs.a) Mexico City Dec. 8. —Further mystery regarding the movements of Gen eral Reyes has been created by the news report from San Antonio, that he had passed through St Louis but the belief is sUlI held that he is in the vicinity of Hrowcsville, as was reported by a sciii -et agent of the Interior Departmflnt. Small uprisings are reported from San Martin, fn the state of Tlaxcala and nlso in the neighborhood of Te- huacan in the state of Puebla as well us on the southern border of Zacat- oas. THE "HOLY GHO.ST AND CS" LEAD ER, PLEADS GCILTY. Charged With HaTini? Caused th« Death of Six of His Followers On Y'acht Cruise. HERE IT IS AGAIX. Same Old Story of Insane Murder nnd Solclde. (By the Ansoclated T>T»«II Holton, Kas., Dec. 8.— William Scott a farmer near here, shot and killed his wife then committed .suicide this morning It is believed he is insane. (By the .\s.soci.T ted Pres.s) . Portland Me., Dec. 8. —Indictmeni for the death of six of his followers on the cruise yacht Coronet, was returned today by the Federal grand jury against Rev. Frank Sandford, leader of the "Holy Ghost and Us," society. The trial of the Shilohite leader began immediately. The indictment charged Sanford with having caused the death of Ooo. Hughey, Charles Hughcy, Ralph M-r- rlll, Stuart Wolf, John Bolster nnd John Adamson. It was charged in the Indictment that Sanford "did unlawfully, knowingly and wilfully cause and allow the yacht Coronet to proceed on a voyage without suitable and Rufficient food to sustain the life of Ihe ofllcers, crew and passengers." Sanford/pleaded guilty. He refused the aid ^f attorneys to defend him; "God," he said, "is the only counsel I need." niSCLAIMALLRESPONSW PROMISE STRICT AccomrinTG. OF MO.NEY D0.\At£O F«B'DEFENSE. Declare They Will Welcome Aar lu\estivation the Government ,^ • Will Undertake. (Rv the An.toclated Press) Wa .sliliigton p. C, Dec. 7.-^Brand- InK i .Tmcii II. and John J. McNamara. UH 'recreant to the good name aptl .high Ideals of laboiV* and expretslBg the satisfaction of organized labor that the "culprits have beeti com- menHurately ( punished for their crime" the McXamara ways and tfieans committee of the American Ted eratioij of Labor, after a two days', conference here, late todajr .lBSued a statement vigorously condemning the .\Ic.Vamai;as for their "Inhumanity," and -declaring that organized labor .should not be belcl "either ftgally br . morally responsible for the crimes of an individual member." The labor leaders assert that they will welcome any investigation wblcb either federal or state courts may on^ dertake." The statement is signed by every member of the committee except P. M. Ryan, president of the International. Bridge and Structural Iron Wotkeia' fJnlon, with which the convicted Los . \ngeles Times dynamiters were prom inently connected officially. Mr; Ry- .in returned to Indianapolis early today. ; "Had he remained however," I said President Gompers^ positively, "I am -urc Mr. Ryan would have added Us . aanie. He w:as called back to Indianapolis by pressure of business.. He did not see tlfe statement, but I am' iure he Is in hearty accord with its .-:entlments." As to their knowledge of the crime ;c which the McNamaras confewed, the members of the . committeeV in ' heir statement, assert: "We. here and now, individually md collectively declare that tbe.lIfBt knowledge q>^lntlmatlon of ithelr guilt ivas conve/ed by the preM In their confessions of guilt. ~" "From the outset, we a^ured j ail •nntrihutors and the public geoeritiiy U-M we would publish ap accounttais of the moneys received, from wbbin Received and to whom paid. A 'report in full will be made first to theexecu- ,ive council of the American Federation of Labor at its meeting to be held at Washington, January 8, -1912." \ BASKET BALL ENTHUSIASTS Rivers and Harbors Congress Ad> journs . With Familiar Formality. (I'.y the As.«>ol!'t<-<l Proasl Washington, Dec. 8.—The National Rivers and Harbors Coiigres^ closed its elghtb annual convention here today.. .Resolutions urging tWe adoption by the Federal government of a broad, liberal, systematic policy of waterways Improvement were adopted and were presented to President Taft, Vice-President Sherman and Speaker Clark. Senator Newlands attacked the apparent Indifference of Congress to the demands for waterway Improvement. He quoted the platform of the Republican and Democratic ^parties, regarding the extension and preservation' of waterways and declared that both parties had failed to live up to their pledges. He said tho apathy and lack of initiative on the part of Congress was tbe cause of the spread of a demand for the iBJtiatlvo. Mr. B. F. Lowe, one of the up-to- date farmers of Osage township, was welcome caller at this office this .looming. Mr. Lowe recently bought a farm which bad Ircen badly tilled for many years. When bo 1 >egan work on It last spring he set bis plows to go seven inches deep and hitched four horses to them. .Veighbora who came along asked him what be was digging" for? He replied that he waa after gold. Then they told him seriously that he was ruining his farm and that he wouldn't raise anything. But Lowe is a stubborn sort of chap and he kent on "digging." .\nd when the bot days came along In June and the dry days be kept On Dlowing the corn he h «d planted. And now he Is eatberinK tbe biggest croo of Ihe neiehborhpod. And he- Is still of t |iB opinion that " a little field wolll tilled" beats a lot of ground aUnaned over by a wbole lot . Rules to Be Revised and Game Made • -More Scientific. (ny the Associated Press) Kansas City, Dec. 8.— Athletic representatives of all the schools in the Missouri Valley Conference met here today to revise basket ball rules, to make the game more scientific, and to arrange basket ball, baseball and track meet schedules. The session was scheduled to open at two thirty •iii.s afternoon. SPECTACULAR SIICIDE. Man Slashes His Throat in Presence of a Crowd. (By the Assoclnted Press^ Des Moines, Dec. ^9. —Rising in his scat before a crowded passenger coach, on an incoming Rock Island train today, James Wilson, of Gallen- to, Nevada tried to kill himself by slashing his throat •with a razor. 'Apparently he missed the jugular vein for be made a second attempt just as a special officer placed him under arrest. He is in a hospital. EMIXEXT CITIZEX DEAD. Judge Bartlett Tripp, of Dakota End.s a Useful Life. 4. 1. 1.. (Bv the Assorl.tted Prefi.s'* Sioux City, Deic. 8.—Judge Bartlett Tripp, of Tanktown, died this morning of paralysis aged slxty-hino. He was Hnlted States Minister to 'Austria from 1893 to 1897, and chairman of the Samonn Commission in 1899. iM CORPORATIOXS HIT. LoAt Their Lefml Standing In Xcbras- ka, December. i TJncoln. Neh..' Dec. 7.—^ore than 350 corporations, incloding the Remington Typewriter compaii; of New York. nxA tbe Burrows Adding Machine company of St. Louis, lost their legal standing in Nebraska on Decern ber 1. according to the report issued todi^y by Secretary of State WaRe for failure to pay tbe occupation tax lev- led by the state. Over 100 of the corporations were chartered with home offices lit Omaha and about 40 were chartered in Lincoln. Ryan. Talks Cuntlon .Hly. Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 8.—^"Thei'e: is not a word of truth in the reports (if friction between Samuel Oomperfr -^i or other officials of ,the American Fed; J oration of I.«bor and myself," saidi Frank M. Ryan, president of the International Association of B^dga and: Structural Iron Workers who arrived here today from Washington.^. ^ \sked why he had not signed th» statement issued by the Federation of* Labor officials in denunciation of th» McXamara brothers, after the conferr ence In Washington yesterday, Mr., Ryan replied: "I took very little part in the conference because of other business. 1 will not add to my first statement in regard to the outcome of the McXamara cases. I have nothing more to 'say." PUMPIN6 WATER FOR NOTHINS Snnilns Eleclrie Power Being Used in tho Day Time. Hon. Kilowatt Glynn waa jubilant' today over the fa<5t that he has completed a connection between the electric and water departments that promises to be mutually beneficial. There are steam pumps and rams at the power plant to lift the water nto reservors from the river, but steam costs money and the rams are rambunctious, working sometimes and talc ing unannounced vacations. Now a centrifugal pump has been inatiilled to aid In lifting the water from.the river and this will be driven an. electric current from tbe light plant, direct connected. The light plant has to be run In daytime, but has a big surplus of power and It is tbfit surplus of power tjiat will hereafter be used to raise the water. IVhl^ means that the tax-payers are getr. ting something for nothing, and good* ness knows everybody likes that Ben Bacon, of South of La Harpf<,t> In the city today transacting baisa^aa.; Clarence Powers left yesterday for Memphis, Tenn^ for an extended visit. You never can tell! Frank ToT- rest, lawyer, sometime commercial r traveler, one time expected to become a profession^ politician, baa a llbht- ry full of books on religion, histories of many religions and one fine old ' History of the Bible that wlU be lOO years old In 1914. He Incliiies to a belief that Confucianism Is a pretty fair workaday beli^. It Is baaed oa conscience, he says, and each-nuga^Ul asked to test his every action , his fellows by the test: 'WtraldiTi that it is a Jnst action if be templating it toward ine. 9ov'i sunpoae a lawyer can make he with his' byde foU of altndiai^ that? ^ "

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