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vGLum XVIII. NO. 113. ^ ^'Vf.^ 5Sir:' i^l^:^- IOLA, KAS., MAR. e, IQ I S-SATURDAY .EVENING. Successor to The tola Daily Regiater, The tola Daily Record and The lola Daily Index. SIX PAGES >AME» FOR TICKET TO BE rOMI >G ELECTION. I MENWlpENOIIIINmS ' MRS. 0. c. I ME V ERS W ILL OPPOSE ; V. C. ABCHIB FOR EXttTTIVE. •; M'omeii Are Rallying Their Forces to ' Advance Coniiiiunistie Idea aiid Favor KiiiMing Town Halt. These will bej the opposing tickets at the municiiVl election in Colony next April:' The : For Mayor^Mrs.l ilVjoineW's Ticket: Tor Pol^cel .Judge—Mrs. T. E. Siirague. For Memh^r^ the City Council- Mrs. D. R. Vfajr/. Mrs. C. H. .lohnson, ]3Pts, Mrs. R. O. Uundy ;Payton. Mrs. J. R. Rpbi and Mrs. W. Thfe Men's Ticket. For Mayor For Police J For Membejrs Qte Shreck, CJ. O. C. Meyers. C. Archer.' dge—C. H. Johnson, of the City Council— . Page, \V. J. Hatfield, Charles Ewen arid H. E. Shuniard. If one is seeding political complications, let him seek them in Colony, the thriving little ctty ten uiiles north. There they hav«'two nuiriicipal tickets in the field with real issues and what is worse, a division not only of views but of selx. Imagine the plight of the hapless jvoter in Colony fronj t^la time henbe, until the polls close. The women are pitted against the men and the men'ai|-& destined to lose as eertain as the i^omen sticlc to their colors. 1 I ' But the real issue in Colony, according to a report' from there today. Is the construction , of a Community Ho^se or to\J;n lall. The women long have favored 1th 5 /development of community center ideas and especially the plan to bulldja public h^ll that would be open all hoiirs, everif day, for every public m^et ng of whatever kind. • The men—no^':aU of them—but at least a sufBcient jnumber to defeat the i iroposition, hlavs persistently opi>osed be propo8ed!eliboratioh of the community center'idfea. Ttie\ continual boosting for the town hall was as the rasping' of repugfaant sounds in Jtheir ears and th^y hardened their hjearts and closed thbirjpurses and refused, it is declared, to vote for the expiendi- ture of the siim necessary to construct t le Communijty iiuilding. ; It has "been predicted at va|rious t mes that the lethargy of the; men *9uld resultl in an open and active campaign on the" part of the Women to build this hall and that if necessary thiey Would start by placing a complete ticket ip the field. ' "v i The forecalst has been fulfilled. The fight for the town hair is on if one may make such inference from the steps that hkve?Itaken. Mrs. Meyers, candidate for mayor, is a member of the Colopy school jboard and to her P<»irt« is due .tlie general use of the school building lor social center purposes. But the ecKool building alone, i.< irsufficient, Itlis claimed. The town needs a hall wherein its own government may be housed and while they • are at it the women want to construct a l)i'tl<iing t:;at shall serve not only as a city hall ^ut as a public meeting place as well. NESSEIROOETO LECTUREUERE J"- An Illiislriited Address en Cancer to * Ke (ihen|lief^tre the Topics Club 1? ^Moiplay rVliflif. ii .Meiiiljer!* aiidiKU .eHtH of tlx; Cui-rent Topics Club|arttlo liave an unusually i' apfieallng lejctu'rc Monday evening. > The subject iwlfl be "Cancer" aud the lej:turer wllllbe'jJr. C. S; NcsKerode, of 4 Tdpeka, representing the exten.sion department of jthe University. The ad- p dress will b^ lliustrated .and couched !>; in terras that all may understand. Later in the evening. Dr. Nesselrode ': will address the; Allen County Medical Society on tlie Subject "Ulcers." This .': lecture will be technical in character ' and the att<(»id£iice limited to the association meibbershlp. The.addresjs at the Current Topics club will bejbp^n to the public and because of tlie facrease of cancerous / affliotions is a matter of much general ? interest and concern. The usual supper will be served at I 6:20. If youjhaye failed to make ar- ''Tangenients for jyour presence there, .you aire invited to be at the Y. M. C. A. ; at 6:*5 at wljichC time Dr. Nesselrode . r will commencp his address. Mrs. Press Pijeery and her baby, : wiho came to atiend.the wedding of ]'-'Miss May Blifes and Mr. Frank Pres- ton and whoj bis been visiting Mr. ': and Mrs. Frank^ Bliss since then, Ve: turned to Weldaioday. ; day with her •! Swedish hosf ' which she wil for the spring^ m Miss Elsa Bk -affi€ild will spend Sun- Inotjier, who is ill in the hospijtall in Kansas City, after i -;to Burlington, Colo., liinery season. ^ Miss Rose N^ornian returned home to fVAiKe Elm this afternoon after a visit " with' friends here* A Miss Ethel ?. here to spend Ethel Martin. lUudiuin, of Humboldt, is li few days visiting Miss THE WEATHER . FORECAST FOR KANSAS: Gen- «riilly fair tonigrht and Stinday; not much change Jn t«ni|>enitare. Data recorded at the local office of the U. S. Weather Bureau: Temperature—Highest yesterday 2 p. m., 2§; lowest this morning 6 a. m., 14: normal for today, 38; deficiency yesterday. 14; excess since January 1st, 379 degrees. Precipitation fpr 24 hours ending 7 a. m. today, trace; tola,! for present month to date, 1,60; excess since January -st, o.aS inches. HM NEVER HEARD OF 600 ALLEGED VICTIMS OF SILAS JOHX. SON IX COURT. vjhomas Girls Were tlnabie to Read or Write and Onth > V IIN Explained to Them. case, the Wichita Silas \y. Johnson, alleged "white slaver, was arraigned in court at Wichita yesterday. Special Agent E. B. Stone, of the De;)artment of Justice, was here recentl • seeking evidence against him. Concerning the Eagle says: Silas S. Johnson, arrested February 24th on a charge of white slavery, was given his preliminary hearing before United States Commissioner Paiil J. Wall yesterday. It is claimed that Johnson has been living with Kittle and Minnie Thomas and^ has been posing as their husband. Johnson 's defense has been that Kittle Thomas was his common law wife. This hope was shattered yesterday when both girls swore that it was compulsory cohabitation. When the girls were told to take the oath they looked askance at Commissioner Wall. He was compelled to explain the meaning of the Supreme Deity and what was required by an oath. Neither girl can read lior write. The court room was crowded to its utmost capacity and more than half of the audience was composed of women. In the course of evidence it was shown that Johnson's method of preventing th<s .g;lrl8 from running away was by keepitig the 7-year-old son of Kittip Thomas with him whenever he sent the girls to another town. Minnie Thomas stated that the reason she did not.try ito r.in away Was because she did not wish to leave her sister. Jolinsoft was bound over to the grand jury on March 8th. His bond was plaj-ed at $1,000 which he was unable to give and he was again confined to the county jail. B. P. Alford, special attorney for the government, was in charge of the prosecution. One of ^,the spectators at the trial was Frank" Rogers, a deputy marshal of, the city court. He was armed with a warrant charging Johnson with white slavery. The charge is that Johnson transported the Thomas girls to Wichita from lola for Immoral purposes. THESE «E.\EROCS PEOPLE. One of the reasons why the Register loves lola is because the people of this good town are the warm-heart- edest, most generous and most sympathetic folks there are in the great wide world. This j)aper feels sort of ashamed of itself sometimes because it seems to be always asking for something for someliody; but the , i)eople themselves are to blame because they are always giving something for somebody, and as long as they keep tliat up why the paper is likely to-keei) on asking' The be:^t people that ever lived—God bless them. Last night the Register asked for about $2.") worth of shoes and for about tliat amount in money and here ayu some of the responses: i Mr Dunham will lit two girls with shoes. 411 East Street has shoes. Cu 11. Shields will give a pair of shoes to each of those 11 and 13 year old girls. Mrs. l>jwdermilk sends four pairs of slUX 'S. Mrs. MIttlebach will siijiply shoes to several girls. .Mr. Overstreet donates a i)air of men's shoes. j' Mrs; Beck will send bedding and clothing to the sick woman. Mrs. Roy Foster has brought in to the Register office what looks like a dozen or uiore pairs' of stockings. Mis. Chandle'r has left at this office a jar of fruit. Mrs Van Buskirk, one pair of shoes, two pairs of stockings, and several garments for women. .Mrs. I.. Hobart, one pair of shoes. Mrs. Tom Moore, two pairs shoes. The foregoing would seem to be ample provision in the matter of shoes that are needed right now to start the children to school. The money so far handed in is as follows: 'Cpsh" (nine contributors, one of whom is an old pioneer who came to lola forty-five years ago) $10.50 Register .... 1.00 n. M. Bixler J 1.00 H. W. Steyer ...I 1.00 Register Carrier Boys ("Bless their hearts!") .... 1.00 \. L. Vezie .... . 1.00 Mrs. McConagy 1.00 BI61PIIRRE FUR FROM PORT CARRYIXG XEARLV 100 PASSEX- GERS BESIDES CREW. SEVERAL AMERICANS ASOABD DOCTORS AXD XURSES OX WAY TO THE WAR £OXE. t Many Steamers Are Rnshing to Kiirn ing Shi|»'H Aid and Those On . Hoard May l»e Saveil. Total I $17.00 There it is—$17.00—good United States dollars! And it just came in of its own free will. Nobody went after it. . Did you ever stop to think* what a lu)on it is to live in a, town wbefe that sort of thing bapi )en8 over and over again? The list will be held open Monday in order that those who want In on this but neglected it today may not be disappointed—and in order that tlie $8 that the sum asked for is stilll "shy" n)av have .time to arrive. But the books will close Monday at 6 b'clock— for this time! <By the A.s.soctatcd Press.; London, Mar. «.—The steamship La Turaine is afire at latitude 48.06, .20.14 west, according to wireless messages. Five steamers are rushing to tlrat longitude .to render assistance: T.he big ship carries 38 cabin passengers. Forty-six are in the steerage including a party of American doctors and nurses hurrying to the war zone. Messages telling of the fire were received by Lloyd's from the w'ire- less station at Valencia Island. The Stevens, Rotterdam, Swaninore, Cornishman, Arabic and others are rushing to the assistance of the burning vessel. . ! A message from Queenstown coii- cerning the fire on the LaTuraiiie says it Is "fierce." Otherwise the message is a repeti:?on of the one received by Lloyd's. The Ijondon ofllce of the Compagnie Generale Atlantique which owns the I^aTuraine is without special informa tion. New York, Mar. 6.—It was announced at the local office of the line tl ^is afternoon that no information as to the LaTuraine was expected until Monday as iHe offices were closed for the usual half holiday. Maritime Circles however, received word that all the passengers and crew were safe, but this information wa^ not confirmed here. The cr.ew numbered 200 under command if Captain Caussin, it| was said, with M. Gail lard as second captain. Two wireless operators, Messrs Sagot and Vigment were aboard. I . Carried Ammunition. : Stored away in the vessels hohl was the ammunition whicn caused [keen apprehension as to the vessel's. fate when it became known that she was afire. While no record was kept of the tonnage of this portion of the cargo it was estimated that it contained at least half a million rounds of cartridges. Wireless stations along the Atlantic directed vain inquiries to the burning ship and the little band of rescuers around her. All news of her fate it was thought would have to come from the other side of the Atlantic. In addition to the cases of cartridges she carried 139 rapid fire guns and an assortment of supplies for the Allies, both foodstuff and clothing. Twelve hundred tons of her cargo consisted of uniforms, cloth for uniforms, sweat erg and hose for soldiers. There were 1,500 cases of machinery aboard as well as many hundred wagon wheels and several hundred bars of silver. The cartridge cases numberjed 4,9!)4. .Maritime circles hSVe received word that the passengers and crew are safe. Tlie French liner sailed from New York February 27 for Harve. The position given in the message is approximately 1,200 miles west from her port of destination. Among the passengers are five doctors and nine nurses on their way to France to be attached to the' 'hew war hospital at Chateau de Passy, near Sens. The Doctors are Joseph L. Wheel- wriglit, T. C. Walker, W. 0. Bradflock A. O. Jiminiz and John S. Irwin. 'JTie nurses, all of whom are graduates of the French hospital in .New York, arc Misses Alma Marie McCormack, Dor- otl'y O'Connell, Eugenia Lyons, Victoria Franchort, Florence Gordon, Ellen O'Hanlon, Mollie McGraty, Nellie Burdette Parsons anc Beda l.,urentia Peterson. The LaTurine was a steamer of 378 tons^ under the command of Cap. Caussin, is one of the older trans-At lantic liners, having been built in 1901 Since she "was launc?ied the LaTu raine has played an Interesting part in the history of ocean travel. She arrived in New York, October 28, 1913, with 42 persons which she rescued from the Uranium liner Volturno which burned at sea with the loss of 132 lives. Captain Caussin..Was one of the first commanders of the rescue steamers to get a boat over in the heavy seas to aid in the rescue work. The captain and crew were decorated with medals for bravery on this occasion. La Turaine Warned Titanic. It was the captain of the LaTuraine who warned the ill-rated Titanic of the presence of icebergs in her course Once before the steamer was threatened by fire when flames were discovered in a stateroom while she "lay at her dock in Harye on January . 21, 1903. Th«re were no passengers on board and t ^e damage was not serious. She wks withdrawn from service for a time in 1907 for damage to her machinery. The discovery was made just before ghe was due to sail from New York. On another occasion a member of her crew was killed by the bursting of a steam pipe. When the European war began the entire carrying capacity of the La Turaine was reserved for Americans «• WILL THIS WAR'S WATERLOO BE IN REAL WATER? [CoDyrlBht: 1015: By John T. McCutcheon.l DIPLOIATIG CORPS QUITSBOGIIY XEWS IS fioRM 'ARDED TO HOME GOVERXMt>TS OF OFFICIALS. THE SiniATIOII IS CRITICAL YILLA IXVITES HIM l\ (' CORPS TO .TOIV HIHlAHrA CAPITAL. Senator Smith, of Arizona, Is Waiting lo I'rjre President Wilson to take Some'Artlon. 47 MINERS RESCIJED ALIVE IHSASTKiU S MUKCK «i\ .MKXICAN ICAll.ltOAH LAWMAKERS STILL ARE BUSY MEN GIVEX 11* FlHt DEAD KOINO AETEK FIVE DAYS. I 7!< Dead Podres Have i'een 'iaken From the Wreeked Cua I .Mine in West Virfriiiiii. (By the As.^^oeVarrn Prf'ss) Hinton, W. Va., Mar. (i.—Forty- seven minars weire found alive today in the Layland mine of the coal company here where' they had been entombed since last Tuesday by a gat; explosion. About 170 men as far a.s could be checked up were thought to have lost their lives and 78 dead bodies have been taken out. Hope for any of the other miners had. been iibandoned. Though, weak froin exhaustion the rescued minors were able to walk from the mines. >EARLY HAVE KEGISTEREP. n(i.><(,ftn, Miir. Ci.—'I'he Vi'P'irl^.if a raiirttail accident in .Mexico last January is 'ci >nlain<'d in a b't (er ill the American Hoard of Commission for Korei'^rn .Mis- sHMis from a representative at ' .Manxanillo, .Mexico. 'I he irniu was loatTcd with the families of soldiers. . >eariii:r the • city of (.imdalajara on a sleep • Ineilue the enifiiieer lost control • and, the train rushed downvvurd • finally plunirini; into a deep ra- ' vine. "Joe" Leiter Talks of the Hisfh Cost of Bread M <»F HM.I.S AlJE (iKOlND TIIKOI'Gil T<H>AV. Did Almost as Mueh Work Today as »Vas Done in the Other IS Days of the Session. Ready for the Primary Elertion to He Held Xe.\t-Tuesday. Nearly 3,00t> voters, or to be exact, just 27*0 persons,' have (lualil'ieil to cast a ballot at the primary and school bond election to be held next Tiie.sday. The total is about normal. The registration by wards as announced by City (;ierk O. W. Iloliiies today, is as I D II OVI.S: Woin".Men. I 'n. FirHl Wanl . 341 Second Ward . am; 171) Tliirl Ward _ . , 271 :!17 Fourth Ward _ . 282 Flltli Ward . . . IT.:; in; Sixtli Wan! - - 117 7') lilli Interest centers mainly in tlie s 'lmol bond c'ection. There are but two candidates for city commissioner and, ol" course, tiies(! L ^entlenien will be noin- in;iled. EXPOSITION LEtTlltE IIEISi:. H. A. Lane at the First Methodist Chnrih Wednesday Eveiiintr. Rev. Benson M. Powell, pastor of the First Methodist Church, announced this morning that an illustrated lecture on the Panama-Pacific. I<:xposi- tion would be given in the church on next Wednesday evening by H. A, Laiie. a lecturer employed by the Missouri Pacific railway. Tlie lecture will commence at 8:30 giving all time to attend .prayer meeting in their respective churches. Mr. Lane is asserted to be an inter- I'estinK speaker, with a wonderful fund of information concernin>; the exposi^ tion and the coast, and a machine with wliicli he will show niiinero\is pictures. The lecture is free to all. The burglars who looted the Slmn- non store probably have joined Harry Milton and James Harmon, the Vates Center bank robbei-s. The police said this afternoon that no clew, to the liur- giars had been found. rived in New York, Dec. 4, 1914, 3fi hours overdue because of hurricanes she encountered. High seas swept her deck while the passengers were battened down below. The steamer is 520 feet long with a beam of 5C feet struggling for passage home. She ar-^and a depth of 34 8 feet. "Joe" l.eit(-r; who is no loiij^er the gay young blade lie was llft(>eii years ago when he tried to cornrr the wheat market of the world on th(; Cliicago boai'd of trade with.liis fath er's millions, was" a wiiueag before the bread innuiry of the attorney gen eral of .New Vork stale the other day. "I haven't had a speculative trade in ?rain in fifteen years," said he. "Back in lSit7 and 1S9S 1 thought I couid raise tlie price and hold" it to tl'e lii.i;her iev<'l and make a profit. But there was so much more hidden away in bins we hadn't calculated on ttuit [ Tailed to make any money. "II costs the farmer today an added SO .cents to produce a bushel of wlieat;' and yiiu can readily see thai the farmer must get ?1 a bushel. "The controlling market of the world is in Liverpool, because the price is made by the surplus after you have prtrtided for home consumption." (V.y 111.' .•\.«^iiri;ile(l Pi4 .'is) Toprka, Mar. fl.—With the Kansas !ei ;islature working on its fourth day- without pay it has agreed' upon the passage of 92 bills which have,gone to Gov. Capiier for his sigiiature Of tliese bills 87 have been signed, l.i I its work this week the legislature h;is ' turned out almost as much legislation as in the previous 48 days. At the same time, the commrttees have vii-- lually cleared their decks and the calendars of bolli houses are loaded with bills froiii the house and sonTito. That no constitutional amendment will be submitted lo ilie voters in 191'> now scenis probable. The house .has be .itcii thi' initiative and referendum while the senate jiiiliciary committee killed the lliree-rourtlis jury verdict .lU'Msure. ' . On the s.-overn()rs' desk today is tl^e mortgage .re ,s;isUatioii tax bill. Th:i semi-monthly pay bill is also up to ihe governor, ;:s is also the bill providing tor an entrance fee in j>rimar- iCs ill lieu of iiominatiOM petitions. The eiiild liygietie bill and the wage loiiiiiiission hill ihis week crep' I'liOiiglu I lie senat<'. The rural crtd iiy ;iiid iiecldliMs bills were lo beco!n<> l::ui.: Ihis week. Another bill close 10 <:if hearts ol' 'I'opckalls was the stale l .o'ihe White Way bill. This bill i':o vided an appropriation of $9,550 I'or a vl.lie way cn the .state house gr and. Aliny (jf (lie big bills are still. pend- iiif;. ribiiii- of tUfni may ni^ver reach c :)iisidei ;itioii, wjjiie piliers will be .!!!idi; lawj; or go'^lown to defealj liy a vote of 7!i to 12 the House tji- (iay p :issfd the Ue.sler bill prpvlUtrg :'()r farm loans Ihrougli tlie issuif.ce (i| lioiicls Kecuied by de« ds of triis*. 'I 'lie Kiiiley eeoiioniy 1 ill_ provii'in;; for a maxiinuin of 94 «'mployes in tlie sen.. /II ^ '.2 ill thy lio I.:-:; passed Senate mdiiy. (Jiy thi- Assoclntert PrP.i.O Washington; Mar. C—The foreign diplomatic corps in Mexico City.Jias decided to leave in a body. Dispatch es telling of Ithe decision were, received here today by the foreign diplomats and forwarded to their home governments. The Mexicap situation topped by this latest development was admitted in i(ll quarters to be more critical than at any time since the landing of trcfops at .Vera Cruz. Sec. Bryan had recieived no word from his representation's to Carranza against Gen. Obregonj'fe operations against Mexico City, apd the attending possibilities of killing and looting. Mr. Bryan did not comment further than to say tliat thii situation continued to be bad. Sonie definite development was expected (today in diplomatic circles. Where ^he diplomats would go was tin; subject of niuclr speculation. 11 was pointed out that they hardly •would go to Vera Cruz. Villa has invited the diplomatic corps to joinjilim at his capital In Chihuahua. To do so it was pointed out might be jconstrueu as recognition of his faction. Without diplomatic representatives in the Mexican cap ital a large pbrtlon of the distracted country woulil.: be practically cut off from the wor population In d. While ' the foreign. the capital has been greatly reduceld in the past year there are still manjj foreigners there. The Washington ia^uthorities have been making representations through the Urazilian minister but with the diplomatic corps ! removed Jfe^as Jeared that all"would,;be ~'at the" mercy of Obregon's faction'. " • Senator Smith of Arizona, called at the White Hobse today to distuss the situation with; President Wilson but will not see him until Monday. "We should take charge Of aflatrp or abandon the Monroe Doctrine.* lie taid at the White House. "Something must bo. done to stop the reign of anarchy and set up a government that can protect all foreign interests." The head of the Carranza agency here declared .that in the report of the threat on Mexico City the gravity of the situation 'had been grossly exaggerated. He • declared Gen. Obregon would do notjiing to cause needless suffering. | "It is ridicijilous-to talk of a situa^ tion arising in' Mexico City similar to that which look place tn Peking dut- ing the Boxer.uprising," he said. "No foreigner who' conducts himself properly need fear any ;njury in Mexico City." MOTT DESrRIBES WAR ZOXE. Just Fiirhtingj Time Say P-^rliaps you don't see anyllling nice ahoiit this weather, but if you had seen two youngsters in the I'li-k today with l.'ran new, liigli-toj) hoots sjilash- ing n'ater higli over their lieads and having the best kind of a time, ,vou might iiave decided, that it.wasn't so bad after all. Italian Reserves Called. ili.v 111..- .\.ssoci.iU -<I I 'lcssi London, .Mar. The Home corrc- sponiicnt of the Exchange Telegraph coiniiany sends word that the reserve non-eoiiiinissioned officers of the nil clas:ses, were called to colors today. tierinun Losses Reach S.^OiMMK). . H.v tin- .\ssiiruil.-il- r -ie.s.-i; Paris, .Mar. t;.—The French Press Bureau declared today that the German losses to dale in killed, wounded and prisoners reaches 3,000,0t)0 men. Tliis i-'< -based on the losses in ten German regiments. Warrensburi: .formal Knrns. t r .v iht' -•\.-^..f»M .i;u*.»i IV PKS) Warrensbiirg, Mo., .Mar.' t;.—The Warreiisbur.g state normal school here was destroyed by fire early today. All buildings except the Dockery cryninasiuni were burned. The lo.=s is estimated at half a million dol lors. Mrs. May Peterson wlio has been visiting n>-. and Mrs! A. ,B. Twadell and Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hamilton since last Tijp. lay, returned home to Ottawa today, i and KIIH DR AU the Religious Worker. l .iiwrence, Itas., (Special) Mar. 6.— John R. Molt, world citizen, diplomat and philanthropist addressed 2,500 students of the university of Kaiisas Friday morning and told them of his exjwriences in the war zone of Europe, i "Believe me," said -Mr. Mott, "rEu- rope is a sujITering Europe tqday. i 'eople speak .jof this war as being a short war, but let me tell you it has been a longer war now than we have ever had. Tl ey are fighting all; the time and killing all tha; time. They don't spend titjie in hunting the enemy as has been he case in previous wars—they ar; facing each other every day and ^very night." ,i seems strange to us," Mott, "but every coun refers to this cryUflict "It probably continued Mr. try in Europe there is more fesled in the as a Holy Wair. And in my opinion [religious feeling manl- renches than ever before. Organizktions in Europe are providing the boldiers with the.right kind of literature and there are/many religious sbngs sung among the men. One English soldier told me it was mighty ha^d for hifk to manage'a machine gun «|hen he heard the Ger mans advancing slpging a Lutheran hymn.'' ) • Mr. and Mrs> visit relatives or two. J. B. Chandlbr will i)a Humboldt, tor a day Mr. and Mrs gone to Havan^ liome. J. L. Williams have Kas.*, to make their ItlMTISH TAKE U. S. STEAMER. The Pacific Is Takea to Deal for lave ttlgatloi. IJoston, Marcli 5. —The steamer Pacific, carrying ^otton from Galveston for Rotterdam, las been^'held up by a British warship^ and taken to Deal, according to a message received by the Emery Steamship-Company, owners, of the vessel! ThetPaclflc is a brand new vessel, built In 1914 for the Panama Canal trade in a i American ship yard for an Americai owner. It was curi rently reporte.d :hat she was chartered for the highebt price ever paid for an American boat, |45,000 a month..