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TUB NORTTI PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE
NO PART IN PEACE PARLEY
America Will Not Participate In tho
Coming Meeting of tho Con.
ference at Lausanne.
Marries Princess Hermine at
Wilhelm's Exile Home.
STATE'S TAXES LOWERED
deductions for the Current Year will
Save Nebraska Over Five
Doom, Holland. The former Ger
man emperor, once the highest of the
empire, ntul Princess Hermine of
Iteuss were married Sunday at llio
house of Doom, where the lord abides
in exile. TIiIh second venture wan In
wtrnngo contrast with that dny In 1881,
when as crown prince, he wedded Au
gusta Victoria, daughter of (rand
Duko Frederick of Schle.swlg-Ilolsleln.
Several of the children of that llrst
union wero present In Net the seal of
family approval to the new alliance.
There were two ceremonies, a civil
contract drawn up and signed by
"Wllhelm II" and "Hormlnc, Iteuss"
as they affixed their names; the sec
ond, a religious ceremony conducted
by the former Court Chaplain Dr.
Vogol, according to the Lutheran
Paris. The attitude of the Ameri
can government ns regards the poace
cohference at Lausanne for the settle
ment of near eastern questions was
communicated to Premier Polncaro
by the American ambassador, Myrrih
T. Herrlck. The substnnco of this
communication Indicates that tho
United States Is only desirous of
sending observers to the proposed
conference for the purpose of safe
guarding certain rights such as pro
tection of philanthropic, educational
and religious Institutions, freedom of
opportunity, protection of minorities,
freedom of the straits and archaeo
logical research and study.
Will 8ave Nebraskana Big Sum.
Lincoln. Iloduotlons In federal
taxes, which aro oftoollvo for tho cur
rent year, will save the taxpayers of
tho Nebraska district tho sum of
15,219,457, according to a special sur
vey of tho cancelations and decreason
In taxos provided by tho now revenuo
aot (tho act of 1021) compiled by In
ternal Rovonuo Collector A. B. Allen.
Tho reduction In taxos for 1922 Is ap
proximately as follows:
Income tax 12,044,592
Transportation tax 2,851,425
Sales and luxury tax 323,440
Whllo tho transportation, sales and
luxury tax cancelations bocamo ef
fective January 1, of this year, tho
Income tax rod action also applies to
1921 as well as to 1922.
Grain Futures Law Now In Force.
Washington. The grain futures law,
giving the secretary of ugrlculture
authority over the manner In which
grain Is bought and sold, und future
contracts made upon the principal
grain exchanges of the country, went
Into effect Wednesday. The govern
ment has been restrained temporarily
from enforcing the law on two of the
principal exchanges, four exchanges
have applied for an- received desig
nations us contract markets from the
department and one exchange.hns an
nounced its Intention to discontinue
grain futures pending decision of the
constitutionality of tho law.
The department of agriculture lins
received no word from the three re
maining markets as to their attitude
toward the new law.
Knforccmcnt of the ..iw will be
taken up by the grain futures admin
lstrntlon at once except where re
straining orders hnve been granted by
Big Deal In Coal Lands.
Pittsburgh. More than 30,000 acroa
of coal land, containing approximately
180,0(30,000 tons of bituminous coal, Is
Involved In a deal In process of nego
tlfttlonbotwcon Henry Ford, Dotroft
manufacturer, und the Wayno Coal
company of Pittsburgh. Official figures
wore not obtainable, but woll Informed
coal men placed the prlco In oxcosa
of $15,000,000. Thcro was no Intima
tion na to when tho deal would bo
To Impose No Additional Taxes.
Washington. The administration
tins no intention of urging Imposition
of additional taxes' upon the people at
the coming session of congress. This
was maiio pinm y orncmis or me
trensnry who hare the confidence of
the administration In revenue mat
ters and who declared that nny com
prehenslvc revision of the law would
1)0 deferred until the regular session
of the next congress, beginning In
Bar Association Will Meet In Omaha.
Omaha. Membors of tho commlttoo
on legislation of tho Nebraska State
Dar association will hold n conforonco
(In Lincoln on Novembor 14, for tho
purpOBo of formulating tho report of
tho committee which will bo submlttod
to tho twenty-third annual mooting of
tho association hero on Docombor 29
and 30. Inasmuch as tho ntato legis
lature moots In January, It nntlclpntod
that this report will be an unusually
War Vetoran Goeo to Asylum.
Chicago. Eugene Bryant, world wnr
veteran and son of Judge Wilbur C
IJryant of llartlngton, Neb., will bo
sent to an Insane nsylum to recover
from Injuries received during the
world war. IJryant, who was chnrged
with nttemptlng to extort money from
Mrs. A. II. Shotwell through threaten
lug letters, was found guilty of the
charge, but was nlso adjudged Insnno
In a verdict returned by tho Jury.
Gets Two Months' Immunity.
Washington. Foreign vessels ear
PUBLIC DEBT HAS
Big cut From War Peak, 1919, Say "Bayer" and Insist!
FEATURES OF STOCK SHOW
American Royal Live Stock Exhibit
Will Open at Kansas City
Fishermen at Kealakekua Bay.
(Prrd by th National OMrraphlo So- '
elety, WaBhlnrlen, D. u.)
Hnllt territory of tho United
States and most important strate
gically of the lands of the Pacific, is
not alone interesting because of its
military and naval value to Uncle
Sam. emphasised some months ago
by the deliberations nt Washington In
regard to the world's greatest ocean.
It 1b in many ways literally nn isiana
Scarcely anywhere else in the woria
may one roam through tropical Jungles
with never a thought of poisonous in
sects or Rnakcs. Such crenturcs do
not exist la these fair islands. Even
poison Ivy and similar noxious plants
are unknown. And though in the
edge of the tropics, Hawaii has n
cooler temperature by ten degrees
than nny other land In the same lati
tudes. Moreover, one may chnngo his
cllmnte nt will by a Journey of n few
miles'; for tho northern half of each
Island, swept by the trade winds, Is
rainy nnd heavily wooded, whllo just
over tho mountnln ridge Is n oner,
In a wny. the United States may
well thank Boston nnd Its daring
traders and missionaries of tho early
duys for the. fact that Hawaii now
flies the Stars nnd Stripes rather thun
the tri-color or tho British union Jack.
A Spanish navigator first discovered
the Islands in 1555, but his country
laid no clnlm to them, and they were
nrnctlcally forgotten. Tho British
r'nntnln Cook vis ted the liawnunn
Ish naval commander In the Pacific,
realising tho strategic importance of
the Hnwnilnn group, seised tho Is
lands, but his country promptly dis
avowed his net. After some difficul
ties with France over the Islnpda In
tho forties, the United States dr-:lnred
n sort of Monroe Doctrine toward
Washington, Despite tho tempor
ary lncreaso of S'JOn.OOO.OOO in tlio
public debt during October, the trea
sury has made almost uninterrupted
progress In its reduction from the war
peak of 0,590,OOO,OOO,Secretary Melon
says, In a formal statement.
Since the peak of August 31, 1019,
ho showed the debt hnd been reduced
to $12,812,000,000 on September 30,
1022. There have been fluctuations
from tlmo to time, however, ns n re
sult of tho borrowings for refunding
purposes nnd temporary deficiencies In
the current revenues. This was tho
ase In October, ho declared, when
there was a temporary lncreaso In the
debt as a result of refunding opera
tions Involving the Issue of $500,000,
000 of treasury bonds and tho excess
of current expenditures, arising from
heavy pnyments of Interest on the
rylng ttcpior have been assured of at Broun , 1778i nnd ,mmCd them the
least two months' Immunity from mo- 8niuiwich Islands. Still the Islands
wero practically unknown
testation by prohibition agents while
they are in American waters. It s
estmntcd that It will require that
much time for tho United States su
premo court to hnnd down Its decision
on the validity of the Daugherty ruling.
Cornerstone Reaches Lincoln.
Lincoln. Tho cornerstone for tho
now capltol is on tho grounds. It is
of Bod ford llmostono and contains thin
"Tho capltol of Nebraska. Novom
ber 11, 1922. Dodlcatod to tho mem
ory of thpso who fell In tho Borvlco
of their country."
A modallon carved upon It includes
a flguro of JuBtioo holding tho scalos.
Bolow this is tho motto of Nebraska,
"Equality Before tho Law"
Remove Old Cornerstone.
Lincoln. In preparation for the lay
ing of the cornerstone or tne new
state capital November 11 tho corner
stone of the present state house has
been removed nnd the copper box
which it contained taken to the olllco
of Governor McKelvio. The box re
moved was sealed In 1884.
Constantinople. AU tho Christians
la Anatolia, numborlng, according to
tho latest estimate of tho longuo of
nations, a million and a hair, aro emi
grating, apparently by order of tho
Women's League to Meet at Hastings.
Grand Island, Neb. A call for the
third annual convention of the Ne
braska League of Women Voters to be
held in Hastings, November 10 and
17, has been issued by the state presi
dent, Mrs. C. G. Hynn of this city.
Test of Women Voters.
Washington. Next week's election
will Htand as a "test" of tho women
voters, Mrs. Emily Newell Blair, vice
.chnlrmnn of the democratic national
committee, declared It) u statement In
-which she said that the women hnve
now had time to chart n courso and
nolect party alignments.
Washington. A campaign to dis
courage the use of small sized Christ
mas cards and envelopes has been
Inaugurated by tho postotllco depart
ment. These cards and envelopes, it
Is declared, are responsible for In
calculable delay during the Christmas
rush of postal business. Becnuse of
their mlnature size, they cannot bo
run through the cancelling machines,
making It necessary to Mo this work
General Fund Runs Bohlnd.
Lincoln, Nob. State TroaBiiror
Cropsoy's books on Octobor 31 showed
"minus" total of $595,380 In tho gen
eral fund, which is usod to pny run
ning exponsos of tho state government
And to maintain its institutions,
Another Reduction In Prices.
Chicago. Another reduction of 1
cent n gallon In the price of gasoline
Is announced by tho Standard Oil com
puny of Indiana, making the Chicago
price 18 cents a gallon at tank wag
ons and 20 cents nt service stations.
Boy Strangles on Peanut.
Chicago. Danlal Ilntaoyzak, 4 yoara
old, whllo nttondlug a Halloween
party, tossed a poanut Into tho air
and caught It In his mouth. Tho nut
lodged in his throat. He died at the
Francisco Villa Reported Dying.
San Antonio, Texas. Francisco VII
In, one-time bandit terror of Northern
Mexico, Is lying at death's, door in n
little house in the mining town of
Parml, Chihuahua, according to word
King James Version Sectarian.
San Francisco. The King James
version of the bible "Is the accepted
Protestant version," and therefore
sectarian, the supremo court has de
cided in nn"iplnlon reversing n Judg
ment of a superior court in King's
county, permlltlng the Selma Union
High School district lo purchase,
twelve copies of the bible for tho
school library. The court held tho
acquisition of tho bibles by the school
would ho li( direct violation of tho
Drouth Causes Dangerous Crevices
Greeley, Neb. Farmers on tho table
land In southern Grceloy and northern
Howard counties aro reporting accl
dents to stock through falling Into
large rracks that havo recently ap
peared in tho ground. Ono farmer
last week had dlt'lculty In rescuing
n 1B0 pound shoat that hnd fallen
Into an opening in nn alfalfa field,
upprorlmntoly two hundred foot long,
twelve feet in depth and a foot or so
in width. Another farmer in the same
locality experienced similar trouble In
exlrlcntlng n horso
lowing the close of the American Rev
olution, American ships began to sail
tho seven sens in growing numhers,
nnd In 178!) the first ship fiylng the
Stars and Stripes from Boston vis
ited the HawnllanB. It was tho nrst
of muny from the same port, carrying
traders, whalers and adventurers; nna
soon tho natives had learned of tho
republic on tho continent to the cast,
nnd enmc to consider tne -unitcu
States" and "Boston" synonymous.
Tho Boston traders found each of
the islands under n separate king, with
two rival rulers on nawnll, the largest
of the islunds. One of tho latter ob
tnlncd Hrenrms nnd ammunition from
the traders nnd got their assistance In
building a "navy." With this Ameri
can help he became the "Napoleon ot
tho Puclfic." conquering the otner is
lands, nnd, ns Kamchnmclm I, ruled
over tho consolidated kingdom.
Hawaiian Trade Was Valuable.
The Americans found the Hnwnilnn
trade n good thing. They sold, the
king and his nobles everything from
clothes nnd jewelry to bllllnrd tnblcs
and stenm ynchts, and In return cart
ed away shiploads of vnluahle sundnl
wood. Strong liquor was not forgot
ten nmong the Imports, nnd In Hono
lulu among the naturally light-hearted
natives the Amcrlcnn sailors contrlb
utcd to the creation of a gay Pacific
resort, a sort of forerunnen of San
Francisco's Bnrbnry Coast of Inter dec
ades. Deserters from American ships,
In the delightful haven of n bnrbnrous
paradise, helped to heighten the fumo
or tho Infamy of tho Honolulu of
those dnys. Tho situation beenmc such
that in 1820 President Monroo sent nn
ngent to rcsldo In Honolulu and look
after American Interests in regard 10
commerce nnd senmen.
A shlnlond of missionaries, also from
Boston, nrrlvcd In the Islnnds In 1820,
much to tho disgust of tho traders as
well as those who hnd deserted tho
sen to tread Hawaii's prlmroso path.
The complnlnt of tho traders was thnt
the mlsslonnrlcs tnught the natives
"the value of things," nnd so mnde
trading unprofitable. American ways
and teachings nt tholr best mnde a
great impression on tho moro thought
ful Hnwntlans, nnd when they ro
shapofl their government they mado
tho Ten Commandments' tho basis of
More nnd more Americans vlsltod
and settled in tho Islnnds nnd the
Hawnllnns looked upon America ns
their best friend nmong tho nntlons.
When pioneers from tho United Stntca
were pushing wost townrd Onllfornla
lust before the Mcxlcnn wnr, which
added thnt state to tho Union, a Brit-
them. As enrly ns 1851 the Island
government, fearing trouble wlttt other
nations, provisionally ceded the Islands
to tho United 8tntcs. But the
cession wns not accepted, nnd numer
ous cfTorts to become n part of tho
United States were mnde In the fol
lowing half century.
Annexed by Uncle Sam.
Jn 1887 the United States obtained
n concession for tho usp of Parl bur
bor for n coaling station. When
Queen Lllluokalanl nttcmpted to abol
ish tho constitution In 1893, the con
stitutional party, led by Anerlcnn
settlers, brought about n resolution
nnd dethroned her. One of tho first
acts of the provisional government
wns to apply for annexation to the
United States. Gcnnnny was? seizing
islands right and left In the Pnclfic,
nnd the Hnwnllans wished to get
tinder a sheltering wing.- Politics
In the United States delayed action,
nnd In tho meantime the Hepribllc of
Hnwall was organized. Then In 1893,
during the Spnnlsh-Amerlcan war,
congress suddenly voted to make Ha
waii American territory.
Though tho Hnwnilnn Islands are
known ns "the half-way hotifo of the
Pacific," In reality tho distance from
San Francisco to Honolulu Is only
nbout half that from Honolulu to Aus
tralia, tho Philippines- or Japan. All
the Islands nro of volcanic origin,
out coral has grown on the shores
of many of them. Tho disintegrated
lavn has formed a rich soil which re
sponds liberally to irrigntlon, Only
Cuba nnd Java produce grantor total
crops of sugnr, nnd tho per ncre yield
of Hnwnll is the greatest In the world
four tons without Irrigation nnd six
tons with. The sugar crop for the
year ended June 20, 1020, was worth
$78,500,000. The pineapple crop, sec
ond In Importance, was Anlucd nt ?18,
Mauna Loa Voicano.
Perhaps the Hawaiian group is best
known to most people because of the
huge volcano Mauna Loa on the Island
of Hawaii. In September, 1910, this
great safety-valve "blow off steam,"
giving n most unusual demonstration
of nnturo's forces. From n huge vent
In the mountain's side, a flood of molt
en lnva wns belched forth. Spread
ing out Into n great shallow stream. It
camo roaring down the mountain
slope, burning forests, carrying huge
trees and Immenso boulders on Its sur
face sweeping everything before It.
With a speed vnrjtaK from 1 to 20
miles nn hour, according to tho coun
try it was passing over. It broadened
out until It Was nearly a mile In width.
After wiping out the government bolt
road, razing telephone poles and de
stroying a vast amount of property,
tho red-hot lava tumbled over n high
precipice nnd plunged hissing Into the
sen nenrly 20 miles from Its source.
In npproachlng the flow from the
sen In tho enrly everting, the glow from
the lavn wns visible for many miles.
As ono drifted within 200 ynrds of
tho point where the liquid rork was
rushing Into the sen, the scene was
nwo-lnsplrlng. Slowly tho smoky hnze
from tho burning forests, which hung
over the source 20 Wiles nwny, lifted
nnd tho river of firo stood out In Its
full glory. Leaping from pnll to val
ley, rushing uphill nnd roaring down,
tho fiery flood thundered down the
mountnln slope, cnrrylng on Its bosom
rocks ns big ns houses.
As tho stream of blazing lavn nenred
tho constllno, It appeared to gather
moro speed, taking the final plunge
over n 100-foot cliff nt a terrific rate,
nnd looking for nil the world like n
fiery Niagara. As tho red-hot lava
came In contact with the wnter, great
columns of stenm nnd gas, like hugo
wnterspouts, wero forced hundreds of
feet Into tho air. Hugo boulders
hurled Into spneo, exploded with thun
derous reports into auras of rod nnd
green lights, whllo flashes of what
looked llko lightning added to tho
Unless you see the name "Bayer" on
package or on tablets you ure not get
ting tho genuine Bayer product pro
scribed by physicians over twenty-two
years nnd proved safe by millions for
Neuralgia Pain, Pain
Accept "Bayer Tablets f Aspirin
only; Each unbroken package contains
proper directions. Handy bores of
twelve tablets cost few cents. Drug
gists nlso cell bottle of 24 and 10.
Aspirin is the trade mark f Bayer
Manufacture of Menoacetlcacldcater ot
"Are you reformer!"
"Of course I am," auBwereU Seatr,
"What are yon trylne t reform?"
"The opposition. Tut doing sty
best to give them the benefit f a
lone term of retirement and Medi
Royal Live Stock Show.
Kansas City, Mo. With advnnce
entries indicating a display of approxi
mately 2,000 head of livestock, the
twenty-fourth nnnual American Royal
Live Stock show will open here No
vember 18 nnd continue until Novem
ber 25. The show will be held In a
now $500,000 exposition building Just
being completed ns a pennnnont home
for tho Royal.
Beef cnttle constitute the principal
drawing card of the show. Moro
thnn 1.000 bend will be exhibited.
The Herefords lead with 072 entries
competing for $11,255 In prize money.
Shorthorns rank second with 300 en
tries for n purse of $0,200. Ono
hundred bend of Angus aro entored
in tho competition for $970 in Angus
of Gnllownys will divide honors and NOW Can Do All tier HOUSeWOriC
n prlzo list of $910. Prize money is
We feel sorry for the mim who la
mnrrled to nn Imaginative woman with
Those who carry scandal are rrorsa
thnn those who ronkc It.
TO HELP MOTHER
offered by tho various breed nssocin
tlons and the nfanngement of the
Armistice Day a State Holiday.
Lincoln By gubernatorial procla
mation Issued by Governor McKelvie,
Armistlco dny, November 11, Is made
a state holiday. "It Is requested that
at 11 n. m. nil business will be stopped
for a period of two minutes nnd the
peoplo will remain silent In tho mem
ory of those who mnde the supremo
sacrifice. At that hour tnps should
be sounded in all parts of the state,"
the proclamation rends.
Total of State Expenditures.
Lincoln. Statement issued by the
state department of flnnnce covering
expenditures shows thnt the warrants
issued during September 6f this year
total $082,815 nnd tho grand total
since July 1, 1021, Is $14,073,742.
There aro outstanding accounts total
ing $808,893, making the totnl expendi
tures for tho biennium up to October
Former Chancellor to Visit Lincoln.
Lincoln- Dr. George McLean of
London, chancellor of tho University
of Nebraska from 1805 to 1899, la ex
pected In Lincoln for u brief visit dur
ing tho month. The university will
honor his arrival.
Alone Because Lydia E. Pinkham'
Vegetable Compound Helped Her
Jasner. Minn. "1 saw In tho naner
about Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound and toon:
it because 1 was Hav
ing such pains in my
stomach and through
my back that I could
not do my work. I
had tried other med
icines, but none did
me the good that
your Vegetable Com
pound did. Now I am
able to do all my
work alone while bo
foro I had my daugh
ter staying at home to do it. 1 navo
told a number of- friends what it has
done for me and give you permission to
use my letter as a testimonial. "Mrs.
Jesse Petersen, Route l,Jaspcr, Minn.
There, is no better reason for your try
ing Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound than this it has Helped other
women. So if you Duller from displace
ments, irregularities, backache, ner
vousness or are passing through tha
Change of Life remember this splendid
medicine. What it did for Mrs. Peter
sen it may do for you.
The Vegetable Compound stands upoa
a foundation of nearly fifty years of
Bavarian Cabinet Resigns.
Berlin The Bavarian cabinet, head
ed by Count Hugo Lolchenfoldt as
premier, foreign minister nnd minis
tor of tho Interior, lins resigned. Tho
diet will bo convened immediately to
elect a new prime minister.
Discussing Possibility of War.
London. Fighting is reported to
havo broken out on the Serbian-Italian
frontier ns the result of the fas
cist! triumph in Italy. Grcnt excite
ment prevnlls in Serbia ns the result
of tho fasclstl coup and newspapers
are discussing the possibility of wnr.
Will Have to Eat More Potatoes.
Mndlson, Wis. Every person In the
United Stntes will havo to eat forty
eight pounds moro of potatoes this
yenr if tho present crop Is to be con
sumed, tho Wisconsin department of
markets estimates in a survey of production.
"Vaseline" Petroleum Jelly bene
fiti all bumpi, sores, bruises, sun
burn, blisters, cuts and chafed skin.
Never be without a bottle of it in
the house. It's safe, always effec
tive and costs but a trifle.
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tutc Sims (CoMolWtttd) Nor yd-
Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.
Sterling, 111. Twin sisters, sepa
rated for forty yenrs, wero united
here when Mrs. Otto Krlckson of Sterl
ing, greeted Mrs. Charles II. Held of
Indianapolis. Until ten days ao Mrs.
Held did not know she had a sister.
Chrlstlnnln. Norway Is confronted
with nn unique problem In nttemptlng
to enforce the prohibition laws of tho
country In spite of tho commercial
treaties which nre In force with
Franco nnd Spain. Undor these trea
ties Norway agrees to Import hugo
quantities of strong wines which nro
bnnned under tho prohibition laws.
From Franco tho government has
agreed to Import 400,000 qunrts of
brnndy, to bo used for medical nnd
technical purposes, nnd from Spnin
600,000 quarts of wine which contain
moro thnn 11 per cent of alcohol.
Bright eyes, a clear skin and a
body full of youth and health may
be yours if you will keep your
system in order by taking
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