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RID CLOUD NflRAIKA
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A MINE OR TORPEDO RE8PON8I.
RLE FOR WRECK OP MAINE.
INDIANS MAKE GOOD FARMERS
Fred Abbott It Proud of His Protegea
Has Agriculture Products on
Display The Day In
Washington. The United States
' battleship Malno, which sank beneath
the wafers of Havana harbor In Feb
ruary 18US, as the result ot an ex
plosion, waB blown up from tho out
side. Thin announcement Is made by
the naval board which has been oxamln.
Ing tho wreck. The finding confirms
the report of the original Investigators
who made a superficial examination
of tho wreck shortly after the dls
Bitter. Tho statement Riven out by
tho nnvy department la brief. Sec
retary Meyer does not bollovo It nee.
easaty to Issue any extended explana
tion of tho honrd'n conclusions, boyond
the flat statement that an exterior ex
plosion' was responsible for tho loss
of tho wurchlp and the lives of many
Indians as Agriculturists.
Washington. Assistant Commls
slonei of Indian Affairs Kred H. Ab
bott has been exhibiting with great
pride somo fine samples of Nebraska
corn raised on the alloted lands of the
Winnebago Indians In Thurston coun
ty. Visitors at his ofllco have been
curious over the string of ears of
corn thnt has been hanging near his
desk. They are trophies, presenting
a great contrast to some pictures of
scalps displayed near them, and; aro
pointed out as a fair example of the
chango that has come over tho "first
Frlday'a Congressional Routine.
Not in session.
Lorlmer senatorial investigation
continued with wltnesBeu for tho de
fense. THE HOUSE.
Met at noon.
Beet sugar farmer subpoenaed by
sugar trUBt committee to refuto testl
mony of peonage in Colorado.
Representative Moon of Ponnsyl
vanla denounced tho reports that ho
had a fist light with Representative
Thomas of Kentucky.
Farmers' National Congress.
Chicago. National legislation for
improvement of conditions in tho rural
communities of tho country was rec
ommended by the executlvo commlttcu
of tho farmers' national congress on
ihuraday. Among the important legls
la on urged by tho organization is tho
Ocneral parcols post.
Bettor facilities for agricultural ed
Ucation in rural schools.
Federal aid for country roads and
Conservation of soil fertility.
Direct election of United States sen
ators. The members expressed themselves
against a ship subsidy and interstate)
liquor tranio Into dry territory.
Claims Violation of Treaty.
Washington. Chairman SuUer of
tho house foreign affairs committee,
which will soon begin hearings on Mr.
fiulscrs resolution for the abrogation
of tho treaty of 1832 with Russia, de
clares that his committee would bring
witnesses to Washington to prove a
violation of the treaty by Russia In
tho cases of many leading American
Many Russians Drown.
St. Petersburg. Between 1D0 nnd
-00 workmen wore plunged into tho
o lgn rlvw through tho collapso of a
railroad bridge near Kazan. The
bridge which was in courao of con.
structlon, was carried away by tho
pressure of Ice. Only four bodies thus
far hnvo been recovered.
Washington. Scores of congress
men who applied to tho sorgeant-at-arms
of the houso for tholr mllcago
wore turned awny empty handed and
when they appealed to tho npproprl
atlons committee for information tlioy
wero Informed that tho appropriations
for mllcago, which nvorazo about ?1 10
000 for a session, wuo exhausted at tho
summer special roseion of congress
A deficiency bill now will have to bo
passed boforo any mllcago is 'obtain
able. To Regulate Public Grazing Land.
Washington. Senator LnFolletto
has Introduced a bill to Improvo and
preserve public grazing lands. It would
divide tho range into districts, under
the control of tho secretary of agricul
ture, for tlu icseedlng of wornout
rcisH and n systematic war on plants
and animals which proy upou cattlo
Nominal charges aro to bo assessed to
those using tho lands. Tho bill has
the approval of tho National Consorva
tlon association, of which Gilford Pin
chot Is president
'Wm&m ' b . Mi'Av r msh ? &
WANTS 10 MT HfCE
fcVTEIL CORPORATION TO FOLLOW
SUGGESTS FEDERAL COMMISSION
Chairman Qary Before Senate Com
mittee en Interstate Commerce
With Premies of Reform
Washington. Elbert H. Gary, chief
executive of the United States Steel
corporation, stated before the senate
committee on'fnterstato commerce his
belief that the United States govern
ment must assume control of big cor
porations to protect tho public and at
the same tlmo insure the advantage of
corporation economics and develop
ment. Mr. Gary reiterated before tho
committee, which 1b seeking a solu
tion of the trust evil, his recommenda
tions for tho creation of a federal
corporation commission, the licensing
oi all corporations, the regulation of
their agreements and consolidations
and complote publicity of their affairs.
He admitted that tho steel corpora
tion could undersell any ot Its 200
competitors who do 52 per cent of the
domestic business, because of greater
economics of production, but he said
It aimed at maintaining fair prices and
fair competition. Instead of "cutthroat
methods" that ultimately drlvo the
smaller concerns to bankruptcy.
Thursday In Congress.
In session at 2 p. m. s
Lorlmer election investigation hear
Corporation ethics discussed at anti
trust hearing by E. If. Gary of the
United StnteB Steel corporation.
Adjourned until Monday.
Mot at noon.
President's messago on foreign re
Sugar beet competition discussed
before sugar trust commission.
Hearings on Clayton bill to provide
Jury trials In Indirect contempt pro
Persian appeal for aid read In the
Permanent tariff board bill nnnt.
poned Indefinitely In committee.
Democratic Leader Underwood en
dorscd for the presidential nomlna
tlon by the 'Alabama representatives.
Tobacco census bill vote deferred.
Adjourned, 4:55 p. m.
Moros Refuse to Submit.
Manila. Running battles continue
between the troops, scouts nnd con
stabulary and tho Moros In tho vicinity
of Jolo. the chief town of the archipel
ago of Sulu. Twenty-five Moros have
been killed and additional troops have
been sent luto the field. Casualties
on the American side havo been few,
no soldiers having been killed. The
Moros have refused to submit to the
Los Angeles, Cat. Proparatlons are
being made for a federal grand Jury
investigation in Los Angeles of an al
leged nation-wide dynamite conspir
acy. The town, vexed and torn by the
newly concluded murder trial of James
D. McNamara and the events leading
to It, would be glad to let go of the
whole affair, prominent citizens de
clare. Death of Ex-Qov. Alblnus Nance.
Chicago, III. Alblnus Nance, 63
years old, former governor of Nebras
ka, died hero Thursday at the Augus
tana hospital of pneumonia. He Is
survived by a widow and a daughter,
Mrs. Walter L. Anderson, both ot
Lincoln, Neb., and six brothers.
Socialist Ticket Defeated.
Los Angeles, Cal. Gcorgo Alexan
der, good government candidate for
mayor, was ro-eloctcd by an over
whelming majority over Job Hnrrl
All Paid for In "Tips."
Denver, Colo. One thousand dimes,
all 10-cent pieco tips, received during
a period covering two years, were paid
by Miss Ivy Colo, a waitress In a local
cafe, for a fur cont.
Chicago. After eight years' devious
travel In tho ways of grand Juries,
and special pleas, tho cases of ten
Chicago meat packers, Indicted for al
loged violation of tho criminal pro
visions of tho Sherman nntl-truat law,
have reached trial. Indlcatloun were
that tho early stages of the trial, at
least, would bo rapid, for the rovorn
mont examination of tho first panel
of Jurymon waB torso. By agreement
each hUIo was entitled to thirty per
emptory challenges. .
Local Option Gets Setback.
Atlanta, Gn. Local option m a, po
litical lasuo In Georgia received an
other setback In tho gubernatorial pri
mary in this ttnto Thursday In tho
dofeat or Judge R. B. .Russell, the local
Washington. Tho general business
of tho country, as reflected in banking
operations, was "quite satisfactory"
during tho year ending October 31
last, according to the annual report of
Lawrence O. Murray, comptroller of
the currency, submitted to congress.
CLOSE TO STATE OF BONDAGE
Conditions in Colorado Beet Fields
Get Recruits from City Slums
Americana Would Scorn
Washington. Depicting conditions
in the sugar beet Holds of Colorado ap
proaching peonage, James Bodkin of
Meade, Colo., told tho so-called "sugar
trust" Investigating committee of the
house that city derelicts, recruited
from the slums wero kept practically
in a state or bondage. His statement
caused a mild sensation. Mr. Bodkin
described a system of contract labor
ln Colorado fields and detailed the
hardships he charged wero inflicted
upon working people recruited by the
Great Western Sugar company. He
said that a man, his wife and several
children, ranging from eight years up
ward, would put in from ten to sixteen
hours a day at "back-breaking "work"
which an American would scorn to do.
Wedr .sday'a Congressional Doings.
Not In session.
Lorlmer senatorial inquiry resumed.
Monetary commission resumed execu
tive sessions. Anti-trust legislation
discussed at senate committee hear
ing. THE HOUSE.
John D. Rockefeller and Rer. D.
Gates Incited to uppcar Monday be
fore steel committee.
Government estimates attneked as
misleading by appropriations commit
Diplomatic recalls urged by Repre
sentative Borger, socialist, on account
of Russian passport trouble.
World's sugar prices probed by
sugar Inquiry committee.
Tariff plans discussed by democrats
on ways aud means committee.
Representative Simms claimed bill
abolishing commerce court would be
Railroad physical valuation bill In
traduced by EBCh (Wis.).
Prince Regent Abdicates.
Peking. An edict announcing the
resignation of the regent, Prince
Chuen, has been Issued by the em
press dowager. It is signed by mem
bers of the cabinet and points out that
the administration has been unpopu
lar and that a constitutional 'govern
ment has not yet been established,
explaining this by the fact that com.
plications arose, the people's hearts
were broken and the country was
thrown Into turmoil. Tho regent re
grets that htB repentance enmo too
late,, aud feels thnt If he continued in
power his, commands would soon be
Hindoos Fire Durbar Camp.
Delhi, India The magutflccnt pa
vilion In tho Durbar camp, with Us
massive silver supports and brilliant
decorations In which tho emperor
king waB to bo received by the In
dian princes on his arrival here, was
burned down supposedly by Hindoos,
as this Is the third effort made to
destroy tho pavilion.
Again Reiterates Statement.
Washington Lloyd C. Griscom.
former president or tho New York
county republican1 committee, says
ho is positively sure Colonel Roose
velt would not bo a candtdnto for
the republican presidential nomlna
tlon in !!U2. "FrlcndB or Mr. Roosc
vrlt," paid Mr. Giigcoin, "lu.w no
doubt where he ctands. Ho has been
most direct and positive In lib state
ments." Now Orleans. Agents of tho Mexi
can government nre invostlgntlug a re
port that a thoueana rifles and u large
quantity of ammunition wero shipped
rrom a point near Glloaport, .Miss., on
tho evening of Novombor 28, deVtlned
to some point lu Yucatan.
Toledo, O. Mayor Brand Whltlock
has refused an increaso of C0O In his
salary Tib chief executive of the city.
He so informed the chairman of the
finance committee that was to have
made the raise this evening. His pres
ent salary Is 14.000.
HURRY DPI .
COURT SENTENCES M'NAMARAS
Declares There Were no Extenuating
Circumstances District Attor
ney Bogs for Clemency
The Day In Congress.
Los AngolcB, Cal. Denouncing .1.
B. McNamara as a murderer at heart
and declaring that there was no ex.
tenuatlng circumstances at all In hia
case, Judge Walter Bordwell today
sentenced the man who confessed
that ho blow up tho Los Angeles
Times and sent twenty-ono bouIs Into
olernlty, toHfe imprisonment In San
Immediately therenrter the court
called John J. McNamara, secretary
of tho Iron workers' union, before
tho bar and sentonced him to serve
a fi ft eon-year term In the same
The district attorney kept his prom
ise to the two prisoners Riven at the
timo they made their conresslons last
Friday and. begged tho court to exen
Tuesday's Congressional Grind.
The president's messago on trusts
wan read In both houses.
House met at noon.
8ugar trust Inquiry resumed by spe
Agricultural department investiga
tion centering on Dr, Wiley, discussed
by special committee.
Representative Hamlin urged n bill
requiring expenditures from secret
funds of stato department be reported
Speaker Clark refused to act on
memorial asking Representative Lit
President, In a resolution, was
asked what countries havo applied
for free admission of their print
paper and pulp wood.
Speaker Clark received unofficial
appeal for American Intervention In
Lorlmer investigation resumed with
testimony for the defense.
Stephenson senatorial election in
vestigating sub-committee probably
will report to the full committee Just
before Christmas holidays.
Enforced publicity of trust affairs
advocated before interstate commerce
commission by witness.
Monetary commission decided, to
prepare a bill carrying out Its con
clusion along lines of tho Aldrlch
Senator Smith turned back to tho
treasury $3,000 pay for senatorial
service while governor of Georgia.
Must Have a Republic.
Peking. The 'ChlnoBe rebels In tho
vicinity of Hankow aro regaining con
fidence according to consular reports
received hero and leaders of the revo
lution are not wilting to consider any
terms from the government except
those providing for n republic.
Grlnnoll, la. Tlio Rockefeller edu
cational fund will .givo to Grlnnoll
college $100,000. conditional on tho
raising of $100,000 from other sources
by Juno 15, 1013. according to an an
nouncement Just made by Preslden'
II. T. Mines.
Clovoland. O, "It Is porfectly true
that tho executlvo council or tho Iron
workers' union otcd a monthly fund
of $1,000 to bo paid to -John J. Mc
Namara. Thoro Is plenty of evidence
to subatantlato tho charge that this
Vnonoy was knowingly voted for tho
purpOKu or plvlng It to .I.tiiph H. Mo.
Naifun nnd Ortio MnMauigil iu tint
It wai ucd by thorn In tholr dynvnlte
oporatloni;." This wns tho statement
or Dotcctlvo William J. Burns, who ar
rived hero Monday from Akron.
Jerooy City, N. J. Tho principal
plant or tho United States Express
company, for tho norvlco of Now York
and vicinity, wna swept by fire and
practlcnlly tho wholo -delivery equip
ment, consisting of 400 horses nnd sev
eral hundred wagons, was destroyed.
Tho plnnt occupied nearly a wholo
block and Included the company's
stables. Tho loss is (Jtatlmated at $1.
000,000. Fred Okrany, tho night watch
man, who gavo the alarm, could not be
found after the flames subsided, and
he probably lost bis life trying' to res
cue some of the bones.
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LESSON FOR DECEMBER 17
EZRA TEACHES THE LAW.
LE8BON TEXT-Nehemlah 8.
MEMORY VKR8ES-Z. 3.
OOLDEN TEXT-'The law of the Lord
Is perfect, converting the aouL" Psa.
TIMB-One week after the completion
S;J!i?W'Ln our.!Mt eson. Tho flrst
day 'of tho 7th month, B. C. 444. The be
ginning of the civil new year Ushered In
by tho feaat of Trumpets. Tho seventh
month Includes parts of September and
October. Tho 1st day of this month was
October 4, In 1910.
Tho seven duys' feaat of vs. 15-18 was
the Feast of Tabcrflaclcs beginning on tho
Utn day of tho seventh month, In Octo-
Levltlcus' 23 ' " cont,nulnB 7 or 8 dy
PERHONS-Neheuilah the governor of
Earn, the fieri bo, a chief priest.
PJeUXiXC" MnK ot Persln' Inchidlng
Herodotus la writing his histories Id
Greek about this time, 450-430 B. C.
In spite of all opposition the walls ol
Jerusalem had been completed. The
city was safe from her enemies. The
character and conduct of tho citizens
had been restored, and was equipped
for service. These complete an act In
a great drama of providence, In which
the courage that stands to duty in
face of all danger, and the faith that
looks to God In prayer had been vindi
cated. But these things merely meant Op
portunity. They did not constitute a
great city, nor a true kingdom, nor a
holy nation, nor outward prosperity,
nor a people of God. They onlv ren.
dered theso things possible. The
great Question now was how tn r.
store the nation to Its place in the
kingdom of God. how to buiiii tin a
pure, righteous, noble people, who
should bo depositories of tho true re
ligion, who should proclaim it by
their Uvea and tongues, who should
hold up the True Light before the
Tho first means was the instruc
tion of the whole people In the Word
of God. After a week'n rest from the
severe labors of building tho wall, tho
civil New Year's day was ushered in
by the blowing of trumpets, and horns
with mouth-pieces or gold; nnd this
"memorial blowing" continued all day
from morning till evening, proclaim
ing a day of rejoicing, like our Christ
mas bells. It was to proclaim God's
covenant, to sound victory over Satan,
to Bound a call to repentance, as It
were a blast to wake men rrom their
sleep or sin.
The people gathered themselves to
gether bb one man, including men and
women, and nil tho children old
enough to heur with understanding.
This Is the true ideal or the church
all the congregation. In tho Bible
school; all the Bible school in the
congregation; and everybody In the
wholo community in both. And no
church, and no body of churches, In
any town should be satisfied with
less. There should be a frequent and
accurate consus by a federation of
the churches, for this end.
Ezra the Scribe and Teacher sud
denly appears at this time. Where ho
had been during the 13 years between
bis reforms and the coming of Ne
bemlah to rebuild the wall is un
known. It Beems most probable that
be returned to Babylon, and continued
his studies of the Law of Moses, and
when be learned of Nebemlah's great
work be also returned to Jerusalem,
and was prepared to forward the re
ligious training of the people, as soon
sb NeUemiah's work for tbelr material
safety was completed.
It was the people themselves that
requested Ezra to read the law to
them, the law of Moses. This testi
fies to a general knowledge of the
existence of a book the contents of
which, so far ns they are known,
groed substantially with our Penta
teuch. Ezra did not originate this
law. The books of the 'law, and the
history ot Israel had been scattered In
separate books In various places dur
ing tbo distracted times or Israel's
later history. Ezra codlfled, edited,
brought together, the law of Moses,
nnd Its unfolding during tholr history
very much an centuries later the scat
tered writings of the apostles were
united into our Now Testament. But
It was the. law of Moses, which the
Lord had commanded to Israel, a real
word of God.
This wan the beginning of a now era
of Bible study. Very few or the peo
ple could havo Bibles, for they were
rare nnd expensive. Few could road
even If they had books. The reading
and the teaching wore chiefly by the
priests. Now camo the time of tbo
people. Synagogues began to bo es
tablished for teaching the law in every
town and village. Tho pcoplo must
bear for tbemrelves, and all of'tnem
bo taught aiid trained in tho Scrip
tures. The greatest need ot our times Is
hioro and deeper religious lite. Re
ligion is, after alL the principal thing;
that a mero readjustment of ethical
formularies la not enough; that a
deeper note than this must be struck
It we hopo to restoro tho lost bar
mpny to tho human soul and tho so
cial order. There must bo something
to 'worship, something that ktndlea
our purest love and marshals our
highest loyalties. Nothing less than
this will meet the social need of the
time, which is a call for a radical
change in ruling ideas, tor a mighty
reconstruction of ideah.
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ir.s.iCT2 - Jr - ?. - ' - - Ty. - g'
Cures all 'blood humors, all
eruptions, clears the complex
ion, creates an appetite, aids
digestion, relieves that tired
feeling, gives vigor and vim.
Get it today in usual liquid form or
chocolated tablets called Sarsatabsj
LOTS OF EXCITEMENT.-
Stranger But Isn't this town pretty
Native Slow? Say, nearly every
eventn' there's the gol dtngest most
excttln' checker game at the store
you ever seen!
Husnand Was Willing.
The Scot has no monopoly of domes
tic felicity, ub many a piquant para
graph bears witness. Tbo other day
an old farmer and bis wife were "do
ing" tho sights ot a provincial town,
and, among other places, they visited
a panorama of South Africa.
The views were extremely Interest
ing, and the couple were enjoying
themselves to tho full. As scene after
scene passed, the woman's enthusi
asm Increased", and at length, tun
ing to ber husband, she exclaimed:
"Ob, Sandy, this is really splendid.
I could Jlst sit here all my days."
"Ah, weel, Jennie, woman," replied
Sandy, to the mirth of those sitting
near, "Just sit you still there; I'll not
grudge the saxpence."
The proofreader on a small middle
western dally was a woman of great
precision and extreme propriety. One
day n reporter succeeded In getting
Into type an Item about "Willie Brown,
the boy who was burned In the West
end by a live wire."'
On the following day the reporter
round on his desk a frigid note ask
ing, "Which Is the west end of a
It took only an Instant to reply
"The end the son sees on, of course."
Ladles' "Home Journal.
"Sho Insisted on having a woman
lawyer secure her divorce."
"Why waB Bho so particular?"
"She did not want to go contrary to
that portion of the marriage ceremony
that reads. 'Let no man put asun
"My doctor Is a paradoxical one."
"Tho more he reduced the swolllng
the higher the bills grow."
After a woman living in a small
(own has visited in the city 'for a cou
ple of weeks she calls her hired girl
a maid. 1
When yon bear two men talking so
loudly that they can be heard In the
next block, tbey are talking about
something They knew nothing about.
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