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PLATTSMOUTH HEWS HERALD
l'. A. BARROWS, Editor and Manager
Washington, Congressional, Politi
cal and Other Events Briefly Told
Neither MIsb Kuthoryn Elklns, her
mother nor her brother, who arrived
iu Pnrls recently, would make uny
statement to newspaper men as to
their plans. Tho arrival of the duke
nf the Abbruzzl nt Marseilles has cre
ated much speculation In the Ameri
can colony uh to whether this does
not mean a renewal of the romance
which many Americana here believed
never was really broken off.
Another t;ale of old warships was
held nt Portsmouth dockyard, when
three unusually interesting lota came
tinder tho hammer. The first was
the obnoleto battleship Thunderer,
9,330 tons, which Is twenty-throe
years old and has long been off the
active list. The original cost of the
Thunderer wus $1,700,000 und It was
Bold for 97,500.
"Convincing evidence" Is tho ver
dict of tho papers of London on the
brief summary of Commander
Peary's voyage to the north polo,
published this morning. "There is
no possibility of doubt "with regard
to this narrative," comments tho
Westminster Gazette, which adds:
"Peary has actually reached tho polo
and he scorns to have taken tho
usual precautions of having all his
work verified as he advanced."
Professor Helm of the technical
University of Dresden is understood
to have received a telegram from
Herbert L. lirldgmon, sec-rotary of
the Peary Arctic club, to the effect
that Commander Peary is bringing
home thorough proofs to refute Dr.
Cook's narrative. Peary also has
with him another witness who will
testify that Cook did not make the
long Journey described and that his
scientific equipment did not contain
an artificial horizon with which, to
Tost master General Hitchcock Is
preparing to Institute an inquiry to
determine whether the approximately
$60,000,000 which the government an
nually pays the railroads for carry
ing the malls, Is too much or too lit
tle for the service performed.
It is announced that tho president
will appoint George R. Colton of the
District of Columbia as governor of
Tho Presbyterian mission at Point
Harrow, Alaska, in tho Arctic ocean
the most northerly church In the
world, nnd which was built In 1890
by Mrs. Eliot F. Shepnrd of Now
York, was burned on April 12.
William Lloyd Garrison, son of tho
great abolitionist, and widely known
as a publicist and reformer, died at
his home in Lexington, Mass., at the
age of 71 years.
Samuel Rompers, president of the
American Federation of Labor, ad
dressed a meeting of workmen at
Wol worth. He will leave for the con
tinent in a day or two en route for
President Taft has pardoned L. A.
Potter of Salem, 111., now serving a
life sentence at the Ix'avenworth
penitentiary for holding up a stage
coach in Texas in 1SS5. Potter com
mitted the crime single handed, rob
bing six passengers.
Presenting a total membership of
200,000 in nil parts of the world, the
national board of tho Ancient Order
of Hibernians lias unanimously en
dorsed tho home-going to Ireland in
1910 originated by Francis J. Kilkenny
of Washington and members of tho
order aro urged to avail themselves
of the opportunity afforded them to
visit the Emerald isle, , .
Halley's comet, for which astrono
mers have been eagerly watching, has
been seen after an absence of seventy
years, according to, a , dispatch re
ceived at the Harvard observatory
sight was obtained . September 11
5t42 In right ascension, six hours,
eighteen minutes, twelve seconds,
declination seventeen degrees, eleven
minutes north. It could bo made out
only in a large telescope.
Dr. D. K. Penrsons announced a
gift of $100,000 to tho Borea. Ky
college providing tho trustees of that
institution raise $100,000 more.
Canada claims all land directly
north of the American continent as
far as the pole upon which it would
be possible to nail a (lag.
Mrs. Merriani Colbert Harris, wife
of I'.lshop Harris of the Methodist
Episcopal church, died at her home
Governmental expenditures are still
running higher than receipts.
New York gossip Indicates that
John F. Stevens was brought from
the canal zone to organize the Hill
KVi-tem of railroads according to the
Passenger train No. 89 on tho
Burlington crashed into a freight at
H urn hum killing two and injuring
T'nited Slates War veterans, in en
rarnpment at Tftcutust? Vauh... tabled a
resolution authorizing camps to enroll
G. A. R. and Confederate Veterans an
PUT INTO h !
E. Lefevre, the French aviator, has
been killed by a fall from his aero
plane, la which he was practicing over
tho aviation field In France.
Captain Bartlett of the Roosevelt In
a message says the Peary party got no
trace of Cook.
The state department Is watching
political event in Mexico with some
King Frederick of Denmark is a
believer In Dr. Cook's claim that ho
discovered tho north pole.
President Taft is expected to talk
on the subsidy in his journey through
The Interstate commerce commis
sion is to take an early appeal from
the ruling in the Missouri ratcaso.
General James Shackelford, a hero
of the Mexican war and prominent
In the south, died at his summer cot
tage in Port Huron, Mich.
Thomas S. Phelps, Jr., commandant
at the Mare Island navy yard, re
ceived Ills commission as a rear ad
miral. The captain's flag, formerly
used by the commandant, was hauled
down and that of admiral was raised
on the receiving ship Independence.
At Monroe, la nineteen persons
narrowly escaped death in tho burn
ing of a boarding house. Many guests
were1 forced to jump from the upper
windows and two were seriously in
jured. President Taft has appointed cen
sus supervisors for . most of tho big
The newly formed democratic
leaguo of New York is to take an
active part in politics.
Fear of a financial upset as a re
sult of the death of E. 11. Harriman
has been entirely dissipated.
The funeral of Harriman took place
on Sunday, being marked by a simple
service. At the house services took
place at 10 o'clock, at the Episcopal
church later and burial took place at
3 p. in. The body rests in a grave cut
out of solid rock.
Double tho amount of corn was ex
ported from the United States In
August over that month a year ago,
while less than one-half the amount of
wheat and a little more than one-half
the amount of wheat flour was ex
ported last month over August a year
"flood progress is being made on
the Panama canal and four sections of
it have been fllnlshod," said Colonel
Goethnls, chief engineer In charge of
the construction of the canal, up on
his nrlval in Washington.
Regis 11. Post, governor of Porto
Rico, announced that he had sent
his resignation to President Taft. It
Is reported in Porto Rico that the
president has not selected Covcrnor
' The exports of the American manu
factures for the 120 years, from 1789
to 1,909, according to a report Just
made public by the bureau of stat
istics of the department of commerce
and labor, amounted to $12,000,000,.
000. Of this enormous amount two
thirds were exported within the last
twenty-seven years and one-half with
ins: the past eloven years. This
shows that the value of manufactures
exported within the last eleven years
is as groat as all that exported in the
109 years peceding 1898 and the total
for tho last twenty years twice ns
largo as for the total for the 100
The president has approved the
sentence of dismissal imposed by a
general court-martial appointed by
him at Denver, Colo., In tho caso of
First Lieutenant Clarence 3. Nettles,
U. S. A. (retired). According to the
vr department's announcement,
Lieutenant Nettles was convicted of
neglect to pay many prlvato debts,
making falsestatcments, etc.
Rear Admiral V. S. Cowles. chief of
the bureau of equipment of the navy
expressed his delight over tho Peary
announcement. "It was my under
standing," said Admiral Cowles, "that
when he left here It was his hope to
reach the polo about this time. Peary
Is a most deserving officer. Ho lias
pursued his purpose under all sorts
of adverse conditions.
Aptitude" as a characteristic of
fitness for a naval career was made
the subject of observation during tho
recent practice cruise of the navnl
cadets. As a consequence. Captain
Dowyer. the head of tho Annapolis
academy, acting on the reports of his
subordinates, has found it necesnry
to report live midshipmen for separa
tion from tho Bcrvlcc on nccount of
"Havo won out nt last; the pole Is
ours, was the laconic message mat
reached the National Geographical
society from Commander Robert 12.
Peary as a report to the society
which contributed to the Peary ex
pedition. The message was dated U'
lftlian Harbor, via Capo Hay.
Anita Stewart, the rich American
girl whoso mother Is alleged to have
advanced $1,000,000 so that she
might become tho brldo of Prince
Miguel of Braganza. has been en
atert a princess in her own right by
the emperor of Austria.
Lord Nortluilffe tells Canada that
there will he an Anglo-Gorman war
before the end of 1012.
Herbert L. Bridgmnn says Peary
will substantiate his statement that
Cook did not discover the pole.
A Danish physlclnn claims to be
ablo to shed light on the feud be
tween Peary and Cook.
President Taft's itinerary, upon
which ho has now enteral, covers
Governor Shnllenberger delivered nn
address at the closing sesslou of the
Nebraska pioneers' meeting.
Ocorgo II. Robinson wou tho big
auto speed event at Sewell, Mass., by
making; 512 miles an hour for six
ONLY WHITE MAN THAT HAS
EVER REACHED THE POLE.
PREPARED TO FURNISH PROOF
Reaffirms Hio Former Statement That
Dr. Cook Has Not Been Farthest
Rattle Harbor, Iabrador Via Wire
less Telegraph to Cape Ray, N. F...
Sept. 14. "I am the only white' man
who has ever reached tho North polo,
and 1 am prepared to prove It."
This statement was made to tho
representative of the Associated Press
by Commander Robert E. Peary In
reply to a question on the Peary
The Associated Press tug Douglas
Thomas arlved at this lonely whal
ing and mission settlement at noon.
A squall of rain was sweeping over
the harbor as the Thomas steamed
in, but with glasses it was possible
to make out the mast and hull of the
Arctic steamer Roosevelt moored In
the Inner bay.
Tho Thomas drew near to tho
Roosevelt. The steamer looked little
tho worse for Its second trip to tho
polar regions. Along the rail were
gathered tho members of its famous
crew, among them the redoubtable
Captain Robert Bartlett, who was at
once recognized. Captain Ilartlett in
vited the Thomas to lay alongside.
and the correspondent clambered over
the woatherbeaten bulwarks and pro-
ceded direct to tho cabin to meet the
man who has stood upon the apex of
The correspondent nt once began
questioning the explorer regarding the
merits, of Dr. Frederick A. Cook's
claim to havo reached the pole. The
commander declared positively that
he would not further discuss the sub
ject until the main point, whether Dr.
Cook had actually reached the North
pole, had been decided by others. He
then dictated the following telegram
to the Associated Press for publica
tion: "1 am tho only whito man who has
ever reached the North pole and I am
prepared to prove It at tho proper
time. I have already stated publicly
that Cook has not been to the pole.
This I reaffirm and I will stand by it,
but I decline to discuss the details of
the matter. These will come out
later. I have said that Dr. Cook's
statement that he had reached the
pole should not be taken seriously
and that I 'have him nailed' by con
crete proof to support my statement.
In six months you probably will get
the whole story.
"It would not be policy for me to
enter upon a full debate with the sub
ject as It now stands. To do so would
be giving out much Information of
which other UBes could be made. I
Intend to wait until Dr. Cook has is
sued his full authorized statements.
Up to the present time there have
been only newspaper accounts of Dr.
Cook's alleged polar trip, and these
may or may not be accurate. When
Dr. Cook has time to Issue a complete
authorized version of his Journey will
he the proper opportunity for me to
make public the information which I
iinvu Aftpr that the Jury In other
words, the people nnd the scientific
bodies of tho world will pa9 judg
ment on the matter and there will
then be nothing left of Dr. Cook's
case but his own assertions thalr he
has reached the North role. In the
meanwhile it Is my determination not
to deal with debates for tho reasons
Thompson Controls Pan-American
Mexico David E. Thompson,
United States ambassador to Mexico,
rm Tii.tnitav secured control of tho
Pau-American railway, a line extend
ins? from San Gcronlmo, on the Tc
hauntepec National railway, to Mar
s-.cal. a town on the Mexlcnn-t.uate-
malan frontier. Thompson am not
make public tho purchase price, but
said that he would have controlling
interest in tho property, having se
cured $9.COO.0(iO worth of the stock
The line, which Is 244 miles In length
was formerly owned ny Los Angeles
and St. IiOiils capitalists.
Morgan Elected Director.
New York J. P. Morgan, Jr.. was
elee'ed to tho late E. II. liarrlman's
nlace on tho board of directors of
the National City bank. By Wall
street the election is regarded as one
of tho most significant of tho week's
financial developments, presumably
indicating that harmonious relations
exist between tho Morgan and the
Knhn-Loeb-Standard oil groups of
Rate Discrimination Is Alleged.
Washington Fifteen companies
mining conl in the Coal Creek field
of Tennesseo filed a complaint with
tho Interstato Commerce commission
charging that tho Southern Railway
company discriminates against them
In the rates on conl.
Chicago Graft Trial.
Chlra?o -Presentation of the state's
evidence against Police Inspector Mc
Cann, charged with accepting brlboB
to "protect" commercialized vice, was
concluded in Judgo Barnes' court
Tuesday. Tho defense will produce
a largo number of witnesses.
Washington With a 22-cnllbre bul
let imbedded in his brain, fired there
with suicidal Intent more than two
weeks ago, Frank Blaine left the Cas
ualty hospital In this city Tuesday,
discharged as cured.
NEBRASKA NEWS AND NOTES.
Items of Interest Taken From Hers
and There Over the State.
The carpenters at Hastings have
effected an organization.
Lincoln's national banks have
gained in a year $i!20,000 In deposits,
$573,000 in loans and $91,0u0 in cash
Tho divlblon question has been
voted on many times in Custer county
and it will again come before tho peo
ple in November.
Burglars entered the general mer
chandise stores of'G. G. McKay and
Julius PIzer at North Platte. Mr.
McKay had left 1:1s safe unlocked and
'.ho burglars easily secured $185.
The stranger who jumped from a
car window two miles from Dorches
ter wandered about eight milo3
northeast. He gives his name as
Frank Rums and his home as Far
muu. Creston has set aside two days dur
ing this month to be known as "sale
days." The object is to give tho peo
plo bargains in a great many articles
that they canot afford to give to the
)rdinary daily trade.
Mr. Van Overton, who left Nebraska
City a year ago, is now sheriff in one
jf the loading counties of the state
of Washington. He was a resident
of Otoe county for forty years and
during that time never aspired to of
fice. Albert Loepcr, a German farmer
living in Elm township, Gage county,
was arrested on an indictment re
turned by the grand Jury, charging
him with selling liquor without a
He gave bond for his ap
Since the coming of Dr. A. E. Tur
ner to Hastings college two years ago
the institution has taken on new life
and is fast becoming known as one
f the more progressive colleges of
the middle west. The Introduction
a musical conservatory has been
helpful to the Institution.
On Sunday last, for a period of five
minutes during the funeral of Edward
If. Harriman, the entire Union Pa
cific railroad system was at a com
plete standstill in honor of the dead
rhief. Vice President Mohler gave
orders that every branch of the ser-
ice should suspend business for that
length of time.
The city election at Sutton to vote
$35,000 for the extension of the water
works and purchase of the electric
light plant resulted In a defeat by a
much larger majority than that of the
first election. It was practically the
Bame proposition defeated once be
fore. The voters considered the
amount asekd for excessive.
J. M. Maher caught his hand in a
chain wheel at the top of a windmill
on his farm northwest of Fremont
and hung suspended in the air nearly
nn hour before workmen on an ad
joining farm, hearing his cries, fin
ally came to his rescue. Mr. Maher
may suffer the amputation of three of
bis fingers as a result of the accident.
Both the academy and public
schools of Franklin began tho year's
work last week. In the city schools
there Is already a registration of over
300, and more are expected. Many Im
provements on the campus and inside
the building have been made during
the summer and the general outlook
is for the best years' work the school
has ever seen.
Committees went out over Buffalo
county gnthering members for the
Buffalo County Agricultural associa
tion and nearly 2,000 handed over
the price of membership and agreed
to exhibit corn and other grain at
the show in October. Although the
dry weather hit some pretty hard,
there will still bo many good cars of
corn on exhibition at the show.
Northwestern Railroad Detectives
Stewart of Omaha and Lawrence of
Chicago entered tho home of Mrs.
Mary Alshire in Norfolk anil found
$fi00 worth of merchandise alleged to
have been stolen from Northwestern
freight cars. William Alshire, her
son, led the detectives upstairs and
escaped through a window. He 13
titill at large.
Simeon Hudson, the young lowan
who terrorized the Tecumseh com
munity some two years ago by shoot
ing at Sheriff II. U. Miner, and who
was later convicted of forgery
charges and sentenced to five and
one-half years in the Nebraska peni
tentiary, will havo new charges to
answer when his prison term expires.
The Pawnee county authorities want
him for transgression.
Hebron had a seripus fire. Mr.
Myers, a liveryman, lost all his build
lnes. tocether with ten head of
horses, buggies and other truck, the
loss being estimated at upwards of
$4,500, with an Insurance of $2,200.
The lumber yard loss was about $30.
000, with nn insurance of $20,000. J.
G. Wiith, hardware merchant, lost
300 kegs of nails upon which there
was no Insurance.
The new State Normal board met
nnd decided to ndvertlso again for
bids for the construction of tho build
ings at Peru und Kearney, no bids
having been filed. Tho board de
cided also to visit the various towns
which want the new normal schools,
starting out on its trip October 11
By that tlmo tho board hopes to have
a decision from the supreme court on
the legality of the act which created
Mrs. Albert Wapata, Jr., who died
at her home In New Mexico, was
brought to Tablo Rock for burial
She was 29 years of age.
The old postoftlce structure In Osce
ola bas been removed from the site
and work hns commenced on tho new
building. Tho structure will be of ce
ment stone and a white rock front.
Tho store of the Wymoro Drug com
pany was entered early In tho morn
ing and $50 was taken from the safo
and cash register.
At the Taft banquet in Omaha Sep
tember 20 the price of plates will be
$20. Attendance Is by invitation.
Mr. Taft Leaves Summer Home
at Beverly for Boston.
ON A 13,000 MILE JOURNEY
Details of the Chief Executive's Great
Swing Through the West and
South Lasting Nearly Two
Beverly, Mass., Sept. 15. To-day,
the fifty-second anniversary of his
birth. President William H. Taft start
ed from his summer home here on
what will be one of tho most notable
tours ever undertaken by a president
of the United States. For almost two
months his private car will bo a ro
ving White House, and ho will jour
ney 13,000 miles and traverse most of
the west and south before he lands in
Washington on November 10. He went
direct to Boston by motor car to-day
rind will attend a banquet there, start
ing immediately after for Chicago.
Besides tho president, the party in
cludes Capt. Archibald Butt, military
aide; Wendell W. Miachler, assistant
secretary; Dr. J. J. Richardson of
Washington. I). C; James Sloan, Jr.,
and L. C. Wheeler of the secret serv
ice, and Maj. Arthur Brooks, the presi
dent's confidential messenger. Six
newspaper men will accompany the
president throughout the entire trip.
Shortly before noon to-morrow, the
president will arrive in Chicago nnd
NUMBERS &HOYi JTOPPJNi PLACES
President Taft's Route
be the guest of the Commercial club
at luncheon. Next, the Hamilton club
takes him In charge and will escort
him, with a bodyguard of 1,400 mem
bers, to the West side ball park, to
witness a game between Chicago and
New York. After that will come a din
ner at the Congress hotel, and then a
meeting In Orchestra hall, where Mr.
Taft will make a speech. To wind up
the day, tho president will put in his
appearance at a reception and ball
given by tho Chicago bankers In tho
In Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Leaving Chicago at 3 a. m. Friday
morning, the presidential party will
stop at Milwaukee, Madison and Port
age, and will spend the night at Wi
nona, Minn., and will reach Minne
apolis early on the morning of Satur
day, September 18. Ho will spend all
Saturday and Sunday In Minneapolis
aud St. Paul, leaving Sunday night at
oisht o'clock in order to reach Des
Moines on the morning of September
Five hours will be spent In the Iowa
capital, where Mr. Taft will review
5.000 troops of tho regular army and
make a speech, and then the president
moves on to Omaha, where ho will
spend the late afternoon and evening.
Denver will bo reached the after
noon of September 21, and the presi
dent will go almost direct from his
train to the state capltol for a recep
tion to be tendered by state officials',
by the chamber of commerce and civ
ic organizations. At 9 p. ra. the presi
dent will make an address In the Den
ver Auditorium, where Mr. Bryan last
year was nominated for the presi
The president nnd his party will
breakfast with Thomas F. Walsh, at
Wolhurst, near Denver, the morning
of Wednesday, September 22, and then
return to the city for the chamber of
commerce banquet at noon.
Leaving Denver at 5 p. m.. Septem
ber 22, the president and his party
will stop for an hour's visit at Colo
rado Springs, and then go on to
Pueblo, where in the evening they
will be guests at tho state fair.
In Wonder Region of Colorado.
The morning of September 23 will
find tho president at Glenwood
Springs for a brief visit nnd ihnt aft
ernoon he will visit Montrose, where
he will formally open the great Gun
nison river tunnel built by tho govern
ment for the irrigation of the Uncom
Returning to Grand Junction to
resume the Journey westward, the
president will arrive nt Salt Lake
City, Utah, Friday afternoon, Septem
ber 24, to remain there until Sunday
afternoon, the twenty-sixth, when the
party leaves over tho Oregon Short
Line for Pocatello, Ida., and Hutte,
Mont., the latter city being reached
Monday, September 27, at 6:40 a. in.
John Hays Hammond Joins tho party
tt (Salt Lake City.
After spending half a day In Butte,
there will be a brief excursion Into
Helena. Spokane, Wash., will be
reached early Thursday morning, the
twenty-eighth, and the entire day will
be spent In that city.
The forenoon of the tweuty ninth
will be spent at North Yakima and
the party will arrive at Seattle at 8:16
Two Days at Seattle Exposition.
President Taft will spend two days
September 30 and October 1 "do
ing" the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposi
tion, leaving Seattle late in the even
ing of the second day and arriving at
Portland, Ore., October 2 at 7 a. ro.
Two days will be spent in Port
land, the party leaving there at t
p. ui. Sunday, October 3, for a trip
down' the famous Shasta route,
through the Siskiyou mountains and
in view of Mount Shasta, to San Fran
cisco. The president will stop the evening
of October 4 at Sacramento, reaching
Oakland, Cal., early on the morniiifc
of October 5. He will spend four or
five hours in and around Oakland and
Berkeley before taking the ferry at
12:30 o'clock for San Francisco.
After spending the afternoon and
evening of the fifth In Sau Frcncisc.o
tho president will leave early the
morning of the sixth for the Yosemite
He will spend the seventh, eighth
and ninth In the valley, and, coming
out tho morning of Sunday, October
10, will proceed to Los Angeles, stop
ping for three hours at Fresno Sunday
The president will spend Monday
and Tuesday, October 11 and 12, iu
Los Angeles visiting his sister.
Will Meet President Diaz. -
He will arrive at the Grand Canyon
the morning of October 14 and will
leave again that night for Albuquer
que, N. M., where he will spend the
evening of the fifteenth, reaching El
Paso early the following morning for
Through West and 8outh.
the meeting with President Diaz of
President Diaz will arrive from Mex
ico City at Ciudad Juarez about the
same time and he will then cross the
frontier and meet President Taft at
EI Paso. An hour later tho president
of the United States will return the
visit to President Diaz at Ciudad Ju
arez on the Mexican side. The au
thorities of the latter city have ap
propriated $20,000 for decorations and
a bull fight.
Arriving at Corpus Christ! the
evening of October 18, tho president
will go at once to his brother's ranch,
where ho will spend Tuesday, Wednes
day, Thursday and Friday. Charles P.
Taft has had golf links built on the
Trip Down Mississippi River.
Visiting Houston the forenoon of
Saturday, October 23, tho president
will proceed to Dallas that afternoon
to spend Saturday evening and nil
From Dallas the president will pro
ceed direct to St. Louis to begin his
four days' trip down that historic wa
terway. He will reach St. I-ouis at 7:27 a. m.
the morning of Monday, October 25.
and will leave nt 4 p. m. on the steam
er assigned to him by tho Deep Water
ways association, which is to hold Its
convention in New Orleans on the
president's arrival there.
Following the president's boat will
bo a spectacular flotilla of river craft
One of the trailing boat will be as
signed to make the trip down the
river and to attend the convention.
Another boat will bo assigned to the
congressional delegation of moro than
100 members. Yet another boat will
rnrry members of tho Illinois Manu
First Stop of Voyage at Cairo.
The first lung stop of the river trip
will be at Cairo nt 8:30 a. m. Tues
day, October 23. Tho second stop will
be nt Hickman, Ky at 2.30 p. m..
the president making brief uddresses.
at both places.
Arriving off Memphis, Tern., at 8
a. m. Wednesday, October 27,' the
president will make an address at 9
o'cloc k, and that afternoon nt 5 o'clock
w ill speak at Helena, Ark.
On Thursday, October 2R, at 2:30
p. m.. Mr. Taft will make a speech at
Vlcksburn. New Orleans will be
reached about four o'clock Friday aft
ernoon. The river Journey also. wilt
Include short stops at Cape Giriffdcau,
Mo., ond Natchez. Mlrs.
The president will remain in New
Orleans from Friday afternoon, the
twenty-ninth, to Monday morning, No
vember 1. He will address the Water
ways convention on October 30 at
2:30 p. ni.
From Now Orleans the president
will go to Jackson nnd Columbus,
Miss., Birmingham. Ala.; Macon.
Savannah, Charleston, Augusta, Wil
mington, and Richmond, reaching
Washington Number 10.
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