Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on January 17, 1912 · Page 1
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THE REGrlSTER. VOLUME XV. NO. 72. Succr«t;:r to the lola Dally Regltter. the Iota Oait> Record and the lola Daily Index lOLA, KS., JAN. 17,1912—WEDNESDAY EVENING. Dally Regliter, Eatabllihed 1897. Weekly Regliter, EstablUhed 18S7. SIX FA6j^ IICENEHI MERGER S WED IIPOII CEMEXT OKFiriAI.S roXMOK KAXSAS CITY SESSIONS. FIFTEEN PUNfS INGLOflED BO>\K», YOrEMEMO AM) VOUl KADO MILLS (MT. Fnnr Allen roantf Milix iirc lii<-lu(I cd—Submit I'laiiN to St <i (-kiii)l<l- era >"ow. The Kansas City Journal tin's morn ing ])rintpd the followine siory of the proposed mcrRcr of tlie ccmont p|auts ^ in Kansas, which does not tell nil that the IntPreatcd public desires to know, but tells a little more thnn has heretofore b<'en published. As all of the Allen County plants are involved as well as the plants elsewhere in thiB state in which" lolans own stock, the prospect of the merBor, with its one fighting chance of saving a hopeless situation, is of great Interest. Aa the clipping states, the next move will be the submission of the plans to the stockholders. The Journal story follows: "Representatives of the cement industries, situated in ilie Gas bo'It of Kansas and Oklahoma and one company near Kansas City, Mo., fifteen in all, were in continuous session in the Dwight building all of last week with a view to formulating a merger company. The representatives, who declined to discuss tlieir presence in Kansas City, did, it is known, apree upon a merger company, and have pone- back home to accomplish the ratification of their plans by the stock holders in the various companies. The three cement plants in Colorado the. Yocemento plant at Vocenicnto Kansas, and the Bonner Portland plant at Bonner Springs, Kas. are not included in the merger. "In order lo arrive at the value of the fifteen plants separately, the American Appraisal Ql)nn*py. of waukee, whose word li <° flDan^ clal circles, wa« employed to appraise the plants. The plan tor the merger is lo form a new comjiany which wll'i boy ouTriphr 'he pliyBicnl proi'^riy ol the mills, iind pay. the purchitst? Ir. bonds imd stocKl ot 'tliG Ji ^\t; company. The name of Ihe. ne* company h&s cot been agreed upon n<u have the officers been elect'd. This business, !t is csi |"'ifed, \\\\\ h". tran- r .ii -ed in Kinsas Ci y nf.Tt weik or as Eoon as 'he flft<>oii com|;an!ct gain JJie consent of th^lr f :.ickhold< rs '"The mills incluri'-d in the merger have a total caiiaelty of 11,000,1100 barrels a year, while the consuniption of the territory which they nov. c-rve is only 7 ,onn ,f:00 barrels. The oh}ci:< of the merger, so if Is said. Is lo mr.kf more money for the stockhold-rs by preventing cross shipments; ihu is an order rect-ivrd by the inir^ed company for Indeii'-ndtrncP, Kas. would be sent from the mill at Independence, and not from Kansas City, as is often the case at present. Thf • aving in i-eight rates a;irt the economy in doinr away v,i,i: ',•11 teen .-.i!- ininiEtrativv- bodies would he enormous. "It is belit 'vrd in cement circles that the co .sf of production will be materially lowered J )y the mergrr. and a steady and uniform price nisiin- tained, whicli condition has not o!)- talned duiin.:: .he last five yirs t' "cement wars" and ruinous pr'c".-. "The !oriii.i''^ii "f the nc v.- .?onT'-" >' will not be a merger in the sense laid down Ij the Si-ermjsn an.l-irUd! luw the promoters ^elIeve. \ weil kim vn corporation .Viid'.nry from ili" J '.-s' was in attendance at the m-'rii'-r mi'( T ings last wrck and it is beli '^ved iln formation of the new comi)any h.is avoided the restrictions of the nii;l- trust law, aiul kepi v .ithin the rrc< ut decffigns ol i!ie supr-.-mo court on trust matters. '•.Mliijonaires fi .iin S'.".''r.il sictnu'S of the courtry some of whom can -write their checks for ?15,000.00ii tended the meeting last week, but ri''- cllned to disruBg thcfr actions. Pour millionairer, whose names are associated with |iret<niious financial terprifes. other than re.mcn'. siojii"": at the Balfiinnre hotel nil last «<•.-!:, and a well known .Michigan prcinot-'r was at the '.'oaies house." THW WEATHER. Forerast is Kansas: Snoir tonight or Thimdajr colder. Data recr led at U. S. Weather Bureau Office Ttemper-.are: Highest yesterdar at 11 p. m. •' ; lowest this moninti at 1 t .m. 3S deficiency in temperature yesterday 5 degrees; dficienuy siiice January 1st, 278 degrees. Pre.cipiiaiion for 24 hours ending 7 :i. m. today, 0; deficiency in precipitation ince January Ist .19 inch. Keltttlve humidity " n .in. today fl( cent; barometer reduced to sen evel 29.72 Inelu s. .•••unrlFo today 7::i" n. ni.; sunsei .•;;2S |i. 111. IHONGOLIil OUSES WOBRl .Miij He iiiuM' ttt rnitlnc the Itepniilli of China. (By the Ax .soi-lHli-<1 fii'MS^ I'eking China, Jan. 17.— So defin- te action was taken at the cont'orenci of prince.s with the Kmpres.s I'^wagei today. An dlfcu£.=ion of the siibjev of aliflicatlon being postponed unii^ Friday, owing to the int;i.>=iiositic;n o! Hreiuler Yuan Shi Kai. ANDEGOKir niAT IS THE SnUECT OF PKESI- HEM 'S LATEST MESSAGE. NEW MEXICO FORMALLY WELCOMED. .WMILllONSMitY BE SAVED rAFT WANTS «JI>YEKX.MENT BITSI. .NEJSS FIT 0.\ UI'SINESS HASLS. =|p Is Cuniina More \r:!rlj Ilrlnslni; (>:«J ;r lint of Chiws Than .Iny of Ills Vn -dvevssotK St. Petersburg, Jan. 17.—.According o information here today, several minor Khans and leaders who originally declared for Mongolian independence from China have now sent a petition to Premier Yuan Shi Kai in which they expl.iin that their procla- ma of independence doe.s not mean complete separation from China if the Peking government will only abolish the opprpEfiive system of fi.«cal extortion practiced hitherto. The N'ovoe Vremya insists that Russia does not want Mongolia as a Ku -iFlan provlnct but that a free Mongolia would be ighly desirable. Peking Jan. 17.—The rcvnhitlonary niovemcut In Mongolia Is making considerable progress. Reports of the uuoi>j)o.«e<i seizure of Khallar, a Man churlan city, by tlie revolutionists and the proclajisation of autonomy by the .Mango's of that region are confirmed. hile frequent reports reach Poking that the Mongols have taken other illese. Th attitude of the republicans connection with the loss of the rovlnce Is being watched with con- iderable interest by foreign observ- rs. In Uufislan circles It is contendei! '•at there is danger of a great modern army being organized by the republican government. A KAilDIT WITH '2(t HOIt.V.S. John Wood Killed a Itablill A|i|i<iri 'n (l^ Some Kin to llio Fnrriiplni'. ^ Talk about rahblt.s with horn.-! u<T\pf (if these animals with sut-li ppendages have long been In circulation, but it was only recently that thi belief of this office tiiat they were ytli .B was put out of eNlntenc'' by the actual sight of one—a rabbit with !;e »iTal distlu't home. .Vow comes •liiiiB Wood with a rabbit •which he killed several day.« ago on lil.s farm east of the city which 1.^ a:ined (or afflicted) with no less than twenty-six .'•ejiarate and distinct horns. Two of these are fully an inch and a quarter in length, and grow at earh side of the mouth, like tu.=ks. The animal i.s on di.=p'.ay a.'-- a curio ai the A. H. Iiavi. .store. (OXJKESSTO SIT TILL AKif-ST. Fr >EHAL (»F MISS SCIIOMLRI S. Fnnrml of Ytiunir l^idy Hhn Died Jlonday Held tbU Afieruiioii. The funeral of Miss Gussle Schom- crusi who died Monday morning, wiis held this afienioon at 2.30 oclcok from the home, 201-.N'oTth First street and interment occurred in the Highland cemetery. Many of the members of the Freshmen class of the high school, which Miss Schomerus attended, were e.vcused from their studios to attend ih- funeral, as well as ma- py of the friends from other classes of the school. The many and beautiful floral ctTering's attested the high esteem in which Miss Schomerus was held by her friends and claasmatcs. Hay Eniharra** KepnIiIIriins at 0>n- vrntlon Time, Washington. Jan. 17.—The Ilenio- '•ratif and Rcjiublican leaders in the House today agreed that there was little likelihood of Congress adjourn ing before August next. It is said this probability largely influenced the Dein ocrat.- In choosing Baltimore as the national convention city. The Re- pu'jMcan.i will have a more awkward sitiiatJnn to deal with in holding their convention in Chicago with congress in session. The condition of Copsres'^ being in sessio* during the national convention jierldds has not existed .•iincc is:t2. EX.'LAM) HAS A HLI/ZAKI). Shipiiioff Endiingored and the Kali- roads Are Tied Ip. fBy tlie Assi)cl<l-<i London, Jan. 17.—The British Isli-« arc in tiw g'll" of a tierce storm which is crraiinc havoc along the coa:M.s a? well as liythe Interior. .\ number of small vessels and fishing craft are reported to have gone ashore, but thu.-. far the fatalities are apparently few. A driving Know Is ra.:;Ing In the north rrii dStrlct.-;. blocking railroads liiioii::}! Die mountain.-: and making l!u' reads Iiniiasiiable. HK.MKS KKIIilNii .IIKimS. MrNiiniiira Di-(i^cllT«> Will he Tried iiii Fchmary 17. Mly 111,- i \M .i'V 'Mt*-<l Pr **H <i) l.,os Angpli 'S, Jan. 17.— Sntting at rest tho rumors that he would throw himself Oil the mercy of the court. Bert Franklin, a former .McNamara dotectivo accused of jury bribing pleaded not guilty today. His iria! was set for February Seventeen. DEATH OF .¥KS. BAKXAKD. Death of Aged Lady Kes«it$ from IIU uetiK \il*b Kriietat'ii Dlsense. Mrs. William Barnard, of the country nine miles southwest of this city, died yesterday morning as the result of a loDg illness with Bright's disease. The funeral will probably be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:S0 o'clock from the home, and iotorment vUl be in the DeWitt cemetery. \V. J. Kvans is considerably crippled'] up today a.= the re.sul: of a f.ill of whlcli he was the victim yesterday afternoon about three o'clock. Mr. Kvans was climbing a ladder on the ! ously present one. second story of the Evans building a. ' " the corner of Madison and South streets. Intending to go into the attic when the accident occurred, the ladder slipping and Mr. Kvans falling hejivily. The fail was a severe one. and Mr. Evans is feeling lucky that he was not Injured more painfully. 'I !.v III,. Assix -rit.^l I'rP !<.«1 Washington, Jan. 17.—How the peo- ile of the Cnitcd Srute .s may have sav- •d for them milllon .s of dollars annu- illy In the operation of their govern- :nental machinery was outlined by President Taft today in a message to "ongress on "iCconomy r.nd Efficiency in the GovorniTlcnt Service." "What the government does with nearly $1,000,000,000 each year" said the President, "Is as of as much con- •ern to the average citizen as is the Ti '.anncr of obtaining this amount of money for the public u.-'c." Probably the most radical proposal •.idvanced by the President in today's iies.'^age was that a'l administrative officers of the government in depart- •ner.ts at Washington and In the field be put^/yndcr the civil service; be removed from the Influence of politics nnd that their terms of office be not limited as at present to four years. Such officers should not be appointed '.>y t!ie President with the necessity of Senate confirmation, he said, but uii- •in merit. "The extension of the merit .vgtem to these officer.- and a needed •'^3i :jii'-iir.i nt of salarieE." said he. wilJ h.ive important ellect In securing greater economy and efficiency. The view that these various offices ire to be filled as a result of political •nnslderaflon has Tor its consequences the necessity that the President and aiembers of Congress devote to mat- 'crs of patronage time which they 'hould devote to ijiiestlona of policy nnd ndminigtratlon." The President did not attempt toex- daln in dottall the work of the econ- 'iiiiy and efficiency commission creat- vd by act of Congress a year and a half ago. lie sketched the outlines )f improvements that he raid could be made In government service; de- •lared that ihey wou'd effect a saving of many mIlllon.<! of dollars and asked :hat Congress continue the comnfTs- slon by granting an appropriation of J2IIO.IH10 with $r.O000 for printing its -eports. From time to time he added, •••ports of the commission proposing ^articular reforms would he sent to "ongress. •I ask." said the President, "the •ontiniiance of this commission on Keiinoniy and Bffiriency because of M'.e cxr-ellent beginnin.? which has leen made towards the reorganization •if the machinery of this government m business principles. 1 ask it bc- -aiise i 's work Is entirel.i uon-parti.<-'an n c!iaracter and ought to apply to ev- ry citi/.en wlio wiEhe.= to give effec- •iveni'i.s to pojiular government In .vhicii we ffei a jn.st pyide. I sincerely hope that Congress will not In its •inxlety ;o reduce expenditures econo- 'I '.ize hy futtini; off an appropriation whicli likely to offer greater opjior- tunity for real rconnmy In the future ban any other e .-limaled for." To dati^ the President .^^ald. the commission has cost the people about SlSO.i.co. • Without having put in effect more than a few reforms it has = nKgrst«'d chanees that will save'$2000,000 a year' -TheFe" said . Uie I'resldent. "represent only a few of the many services which should be subjected io a like painstaking inquiry. If this Is done. It is beyond question that many mlllion.-i of savings may he realized." The value of such Invtsti- -'aiicn in Increased Interest which of- ficTE of the government will take in their own deparlir.ents;" their own work and that of their subordinates, he said, could hardly be estimated. Tiie Initial v.-yik," said President Taft. "h;is. been we'l done. The In-J quliy with iLs constructive measurer Is well under way. The work should ni'w lie jirescnied with vigor and ro- relve the f'nanclfll supi.'ort neceseary (> iiiak< it effi—tlve during the next riscil year. Every economV' which •i .-i.-; 1,1'en nr will be effected, through !:Hn;;es In nrganlzallon or method, will inure to the benefit of the gov- rntiKnr and of the jieople In Increasing measure through the years which follow. I am convinced that results which are really worth while cannot be secured or at least can be secured only in small part, through the prosecution at Irregular Intervals or special Inquiries bearing on particular services or features of administration. The benefits thus obtained must be but temporary. The problem of good "idmlnietratlon Is not one that can be solved at one time. It Is a continu- COMillISM FOR IGNITED MINE WORKERS FAYOB BEYOLUTIOXARY IDEA. 1,300 DELE6IITES ALL FOR IT SOl'IALIST MESTBERS HERELY LEI) THE C'UEEBUiG. 'NEWS ITEM—New Mexico was formally proclaimed the 47th State Jan. 6th ARE eEXDYTOHieVEONCUlU THOSE FASCIN-ATIXt! PKIXTERS. INCLE SA.H INSISTS THAT THE ISLAAD KEEP F.ifTH. Fine How Hrewin^r .Becaese .Only Member!* of U. A. K. t'dald Obtain Office. (Ity the A.<.'»ocl:ite,I I'rrxx) Washington, Jan. 17.—Having served notice on President Gomez' government that the United States expected Cuba to live up to her treaty cngngeroentB and maintain n Republican form of government, 4 he Stain Department nwalta development a. OtPcliil* here arc confident that when Cubans understand that the -motive- of the I'nlted St.ttes is simply to discharge the treaty obligations, therr will bo little dIsBatigfactlon over the Veterans' organisation. So well laid are the plans of the general staff of the array, that the news of the possibility o rthe Intervention in Cuba has caused scarcely a ripple at their head quarters here. Should it become necessary to send troops to Cuba, probably within two days, the first array transport would be sailing for Havana with a full regiment ol Infantry. War I>epar(mcnt officials, however do not expect any such order. . Havana, Jan. 17.—Absoluto tranquility reigned in Havana today, in spile of the shock of the annpunce- menf in the moisting papers of a possible impending !nter%-ention! by the rnlted Slates in Cuban affairs. The meagre report.s received from the interior do not give any indications of trouble, but some fears are e.xprcssed in Havana that disturbances are likely to occur in the rural districfs when the news becomes more generally circulated. MILITIA A>D STRIKERS CLASH. One Miiy Hare Inflnenced Ulrl to Learc Her idome. fBy the As.soci»ted Press) Chicago, Jan. 17.—Charles .McClain, a printer, aged 24, and Roy Allen, aged 26, roomers at a hotel owned by Violet Buehler's mother, were arrested toilay at the request of the New York police, following charges made there by the young hejress. Both denied the charges, although McClaIn admitted that the girl had been in his room and he had kissed her. FOR ROnT m HAOLEY K. f. Credit Man Snyn Tliey Are "Whi:' the CoBBtry ^'eeds. CHMMINS WINIS PRESIGEKGY IOWA MAN MAY FHillT JOB AMI TEDDY FOR THE OFFICE. Leader of the "Iowa Idea" Certalnl> Entitled to Partlripate In the .Siioll-f. (By the Asijoclrited Press) Secretary Berry, of the Y. M. C. A., is convalescing from a severe illness with which be has suffered the past several days as the result of eating In many ways the President inform- I ed Congress, a decrease in the cost of government might be assured. There is need he said, of reorganization of the government dciiartments. a con- ""'fdation and a weeding out of bu- that overlap In their work; ts'oies of "local offices" throughout the country should be abolished and hundreds of politlcai appointees who do but little work sbould be taken off the p8 }--roII and there sbonld be an improvement in the personiwl of government employees through the In- •auaageInfected with ptomaine poison . . several ntghts ago at a lunch at the I troductlon of the Civil Senrlee In pra^- Y. M. C. A./ tkally every fleid; iHitlaeas mettaoda Hassuchusotts Factory War Hus DIs- tressing DeTelopnienLs. (By the Associated Pres.s) ^ thmS" strik/nriextfle workers and j ate in dictating the formula'Jon ot ml'itiamen cla.shed today when the laws regulating the conduct of and strikers refused to change the lino of; for the contro of business, ^^hft (By thi» AsKnelntcil Vfrm Kansas City. .Ian. 17.—.Addressing {the Implement Dealers' convention here today H. G. Moore, director of the National Association of Credit .Men declared that the election of Roosevelt and Hadley as president and vice president would remedy a business situation whicli demanded attention. "Credit seemingly has been expanded to the maximum," Moore said, "and gcneial retrenchment seems impera> five. Elect Roosevelt and Hadley and we do not believe it would be necea- sary to wait until "their election for conditions to improve." Moore is in business in this city. The subject of his address was: "What's the matter with business?" "At a time when commercialism has reached the mightiest development the world ha.s ever seen," he said "we are called upon to slow down', and for what reason? Credit has so expanded that seldom, if ever, has such a condition exl.=ted which so effects both producers and consumers. "Crop conditions are not normal throuRho'it the country, but as a whole ninety per cent of an average crop will be gathered and it would see-ii the agricultural situation is not to blame. Business men should domhi- Dea Moines, In! Jan. 17.—Senii- ' tor Cummins will shortly an- I nounco himself hk a cnndidute i for the Republican Presidential i nomination, according to n report ; which Is persistent among his ' friends today. The Senator Is.' j in Washington. j >']itiuniil CI t I c Federation, Gomipen uud MJtcheU All Called • Too Slow. Washington, Jan. 17.—Senator Cu 'ii mins today absolutely declined to discuss the reports that he was nhout lo announce himself as a c.-indldato for the Republican nomination for^res> dent. - "I have nothing to do with these reports," he said. "1 have nothing lo say in connection with them." it is generally expected, however, among Mr. Cummins' friends here, that an announcement of his candidacy will be made very soon. UNDERSELL LOCAL BUTCHERS (By the Associated Press) Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 17.—Government ownership of all industries Wfa^ favored by the United Mine Work^ in ' convention here, in a resolution adopted today. The resolutton, wblOh was presented by the local union: of .Manifold, Pa., is brief and la as.follows: "Whereas, We consider It wouM be a benefit to the country a ,t large, therefore, be it • • "Resolved: That this conventioir^go on recoiA>«fevoring government QWri- ership 0ft ftlh industries." The resolution was backed hy the Socialists in the convention and found practically no opposition among ttte 1,300 delegates. There was little discussion and the result of 'the. votA ^as greeted with cheers. It advocated the calling of a. great labor coa- vention here on April Ist and tb^ formation of a new national IndiiBtrt ^l organization, "to emancipate the i /ttLfe workers from the yoke of Industrial servitude." ' A heated debate followed the rtsa- ing of a resolution providing for ti^p witlidrawal of the Mine Worker* frpm the American Federation of I.Abo .r and condemning the leadership of .d&mnal Oompcrs and John Mitchell, former President of the .Miners, as "^pilkted with the sleep-producing agoacy, tflf National Civic Federation." . itm not expected that a vote.on t£e reiw^ lutlon would be reached until, lit**, today. "The Federation of I>abpr,". the rMr olution declared, "Is in the grgsp 'at Judge Gary of the steel trust, Aodrefr Cnrtieifle of Homestead fame and Aug: list Belmont, 'Friend' of the Interbr- bnn railway workers of New York." KANSAS Emperls :W »0 Towns Where Mciit Was Sold Dircrt to Retailers. 11 arch of their parade. The niHttia- nien heialiored their as.'^allants with clubs. None were seriously Injured, country Is looking for Is a great leader one to tell it not only what not to do but what to do. and one who would but many were badly bruised and sev -l do It We believe we could suggest the eral womt.n and children were tram- prop<!r remedy In four words. Elect pled ujKjn. ' nooi=evelt and Hadley. should be einidoyed by Uncle Sam Just as big corporations use them a modern .•^y.siem of accounting and reporting t-iiould he adopted and last of all the Economy Commission should bo continued in Its work. Thp Treasury Department Mr. Taft phowed. looked after the nation's • 'nances and the llf^-saving service. The corami .sFlon he said, had recom..-j mended the abolition of the Revenue Cutter Service, which would mean a saving of 11,000,000 a year. of education and training to do the best work." Citing examples of excessive govern ment txpenditure along certain lines the President told Congress that in one department it cost per thous and to handle Incoming mall nnd In another department 1^4.40 per thous and. For handling outgoing mall one department expended (•'•.94 |>er thous and; .inolher |fi9.S9. Either one department paid too much or the other not enough, he sMd. In travel alone The greatest economy and effic- j ™rnment expends about $12,he 000.000 a year. Definite tests pointed out. have shown that a saving in this Item alone of a little over half of one cent a mile probably could be effected. Through the Introduction of labor 'ency and the btneflts which may ac-j crue from the President's devoting hi.<. ' time to the work which is most wortli while," said the President, "may be assured only by treating all the distinctly aihninl.°'rative officers in the department at Washington and in the field In the same way as inferior of- saving machinery; through the ellm- flceio i;ave been ttrated. The time has Inaflon of unnecessary copy work by come when ^1 (hese officers should l>e cutting down needless exifense in the placed in the class{fied service. The ; distribution of public documents and time has also -come when those pro-'. in many other ways could millions be visions of law which give to those of- saved each year. The President urged fleers a fixed term of years should be the adoption of the "budget system" repealed. So long as fixed term of which would brin gbefore Congrecs years is provided by law the question the press and the people of the coun- of reappointment of an officer, no try not only the proposed expend!matter how efficiently he may have tures of the government but Its rev- performed his duties, will inevitably enue. "The United States is the onlj be raised periodically. So long as ap- .great nation whose gorernment is pointmenis to these offices must be - operated without a budget," he said, confirmed by the Senate, and so long t ..aier the Presidenl declared, he fn- BS appointments to them must be made tends to send to Congress a plan foi every foar years Just as long wiU it the retirement of civil service em- be impossible to provide a force of ployees on penslo &a which will safe- employees with a reasonifbly- pennan- guard the government Interest and yet ent tenure who are qnillfied by reasoa provide for tbelr old age.' (By the As.soclated Pres.s) Clucago. Jan, IT.—The reading of lists*of car routes containing 3.200 towns in which iforris &. Co. sold ment directly [rem the car to retailers O'j- cupied much time at the packers' trial today. Harry A. Tirarains, chief accountant for. Morris and Company, who hps been on the stand five days, read the list of car routes and explained that they were used to distribute meat in towns where the demand was insufficient to maintain an agent'or branch house. To some of these points daily ."thipments were made. The witness said that In each of these 3,200 towns Morris and Company was bnrasht Into active competition with local bntchers and was obliged to underseU them. He declared that the packers, tv means of a comprehensive system of marketing their by-products, were enabled to under.-^ell the local butchers. . CAKDINAL FARLEY AT HOME., Rousiiiir Reception Tendereil the Churchman on His Return. (•Hy the .•\!i.Mocliilfd Pr ^riw) Now York, Jan. 17.—Jolni .M. Farley, Archfilshop of .Vow York, came home a Cardinal to a welcome that will mark an epoch in his life. After an absence of two months abroad he was the first of America's new "Princes of the Church" to touch homo shores and as he landed many thousands had prepared to do him honor. Thousands were stationed along the line of march from the battery to St. Patrick's Cathedral, at Fifth avenue and Fiftieth street, and thousands more, including^ a choir of (•'nod Kuads Congress at Has Big Ideas. (Bv the Awociat«d Preas) Em.poria. Kas. Jan. 17.—What w^s r.\pocted to be one of the largest good roads meetings ever held In the middle west began here today vtlien the Kansas Good Roads Association met in conjunction with representatives of the .Vew Santa Fe Trail Association and promoters of t(ie Wlp- t'oiieg to Gulf highway. Twepty-fiTo hundred delegates were expected, to arrive, including delegates from New Mexico. Colorado and Missouri. Vice-Presidents of five grand divisions of the Santa Fe Trail Association were designated to represent that organizapen, iif^icfa has for its object the incbk=p6nii^ of the historic trade riinte iA. s national coast-to- coast highway. Walter Williams will represent tho Missouri division; .E. E. Frizell, of Larned, the Weatem Kansas division; and O. M. Wilhite of Emporia the eastern division; R. W. Tuthlll. the Mexico division, and R. H. HIgglns, the Colorado division. A discussion was begun beginning a plan which intended eventually, to bring about national highways crossing the United States from north to south and from east to West. TWO MORE XEW YORK FIRES. lininensp Wealth Threatened liy Two Fires Today. (By the Assocluted Prean) New York. Jan. 17.—Fire today swept the warehouse of the Termlnar Storage Company, covering a city block on North River, doing dad^age nf a million and a quarter beforci the flames were under control. The wftre- hoti.se contained merchandise valued at ten millions. .\ fire at the same time occurred In the Knickerbocker Trust Company building, within a block of the Kite of the Equitable building, and did a, hundred thousand doUars damage.' >0 LITTLE DUTCH RULER. Holland's Hopes of an Heir to the Thronp Disappointed. ivty the AsBoclnted Pren) The Hague, Jan. 17.— An apparently well founded report saya that cju.:;en Wilhcmina, who two weeks six thousand parochial school child-! ago was said to be expecting an In- ren, had gathered within the cdiflccl to not with reverence his progress to the Euiscopat throne. rO .STAL CLERK .SE-VFESfED. Hid $^.*>,(20C Theft for a Year In a Chicken Coop. (B .v th«- AsMr -olHt"! t're.sol St. Louis. Jan. 17.—George V. Stack the former post office clerk, who con- i teresting family event has autfered another mishap, which dissipates the immediate hopes of the birth of an heir to the throne. LULU GLASER IS DIVORCED. Her Winsome Little Actress 'Said Hnsband Beat Her. fBy'toe Associated Pressl Chicago, Jan. 17.—Mrs. Ralph C. fessed to the theft of a J25,00t)-regis- j Hwse, known on tho stage as Miss tered package, was sentenced in the Federal court today to three and one- half years Mn the penitentiary. ' He restored $23,563, after having secreted it In a chicken coop for a year. I.ulu Glasar, was given a decree of divorce today hy Judge McDonald In the superior court. Recently Miss Glaser testified that her hoaband bad beaten and choked her.

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