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OF CURRENT WEEK
FIX NEW MINE WAGE SCALE
Work to Continue Pending
F u rth e r
TOWNS; MANY DIE
blazed In her and drove out all fear.
“I will sing," she thought, and she
threw back her head, proud and brave,
and her voice rose and soared clear
and trium phant over th a t sea of cruel
At the first words of the old song,
the noise broke, out afresh, and some
called insistently for the hook, but the
hljjjh voice of the Dispenser of Doom
In the gallery called, “Shut u p; give
her a show,” and the noise died down.
She was no louger frightened, and the
golden voice rang through the th e a te r:
New York.—The scale com m ittees
of the bitum inous operators and mine
w orkers in a joint conference here
By EDWARD W. G ILB ER T
ATTENTION TO SICK ANIMALS
afternoon agreed to m ake the
Brief Resume Most Important m Monday
onetary provisions contained in the
Inability of Laymen to Recognize Ail
aw ard of the bitum inous coal com m is
Daily News Items.
ments Often Results In Loss of
sion as affirm ed by the president, be
Clnrsle paused, trem bling at the for
* Valuable Stock.
come effective April 1 and th a t the
bidding little stage door of the London Saddle my horses and call out my men,
mines continue in operation pending
Theater, on the Bowery In New York. Open the west gate and let me go free (Prepared by the U nited S ta tes D e p a r t
the w orking out of a new agreem ent.
m en t o f A griculture.)
' Nothing but the memory of her land Where there’s room for the bonnets
The tendency of laymen to engage
The aw ard provided for a w age in
lady’s Inst grim words, “Tomorrow 1
of bouuy Dundee.
In the diagnosis and treatm ent of
crease of 27 per cent.
want the room, or the rent,” would
of live stock Is in a great
have given her courage to enter. But
The motion to accept the commis
many Instances resulting 'n losses of
Events of N oted People, G overnments «ion's aw ard was m ade by represen- B runt o f Storm H its E lgin, 111., Ed- a long sickness, dull times In the pa then caine a crash of applause, re
per-box trad e (m aking it Impossible peated again and again. One malcon anim als through Inability to properly
tatives of the mine w orkers and was
and Pacific N orthw est, and O ther
gerton, Ind., and P a rt o f West
her to get a Job), and the end of tent called “Aw, the hook,” but twenty recognize nllm ents In tim e to apply
I adopted unanimously.
needed treatm ent, or through applying
her meager savings, had brought her voices roared, “Drop on yov.rseif.”
Things W orth Knowing.
P oint, G a., Wiped O ut.
All local unions of the United Mine
She sang her song through, and at remedies not Indicated in the specific
to the problem of where to shelter
I W orkers in the cen tral com petitive
cases. This Is particularly dangerous
on the morrow, and how to e a t; her its close there came a whirl of hand
In the handling of infections and con
fields will be notified im m ediately of
last meal having been the previous
tagious diseases where not only the
T hree persons w ere instantly killed the acceptance of th e wage aw ard,
T ornadoes th a t stru ck in half a evening.
original herd Is a t stake but where.
and four so severely injured th a t they John L. Lewis, international president dozen sta te s today caused a death list
She had often seen the flaring post of coins.
Clarsie turned and walked blindly
died a short tim e la te r w hen the of the m ine workers, announced. Of- th a t m ay pass th ree bcoto , c a u s e d ers of the am ateur nights at the Lon
toward the exit, but the m anager stop
north-bound Texas special stru ck an ficial statem en ts of the proceedings property dam age reaching many mil don, setting forth the cash prizes to ped her.
and action of the conference signed lion dollars and played havoc with the best act, and a wild hope had
automobile near Luxello Saturday.
“Go back and bow and take your
by the international officers also will wire and railw ay service in widespread grown in her mind th a t she might win, encore,” he said. “You’ve made good;
Revised reports from eight states
not, perhaps, the finst prize of five
be sent out.
sw ept by Sunday’s tornado placed the
dollars, but perhaps the second, nnd don’t you hear them? Go back and
thnt would mean shelter for nnother pick up your money.”
num ber of dead a t 161, w ith 105 in
Shaking with revulsion, fighting hard
week and enough food to keep her
northern states and 55 in southern, as
keep down hysteria, she turned
fluttering soul and frail body together,
follows: Indiana, 36; Illinois, 30;
again, bowed right and left, and sang
Ohio, 26; Michigan, 11; M issouri, 1;
again—and again the crash of hand-
threshold of her greatest venture.
W isconsin, 1; Georgia, 38; Alabama,
She might hnve lacked courage to
A tlan ta reported th a t the death list
"Pick up your money,” called friend
in Georgia and A labam a w as a t least enter, but the doorkeeper, happening ly voices. “Pick It up, tnke your time,
Senator N ew berry of Michigan, who
get It a ll; It’s yours; It belongs to
returned to W ashington Monday, will
A pparently th e re w ere th ree dis ure and asked, not unkindly:
you ; don’t be bashful.”
“W hat d’ye w ant?”
She picked up the money till her
not resum e his seat in th e senate un
tin ct storm s, one driving northw ard
Clarsle murmured something ip
til questions as to his statu s arising
into Illinois and dying o ut on the which he heard the word “am ateur.” hands were full, nnd, taking a hint
from poor Barney, she took off her
from his conviction in the Michigan
shores of L ake Michigan, ju st north of
“Got your nam e down?" asked he. shabby little sailor liat nnd poured the
election conspiracy cases have been
Chicago; one strik in g in Georgia and “All right, go on in: Jim , put th is lady-
coins Into it. Then, smiling and crying
an o th er
sweeping wit’ the am atoors.”
together, she bowed again and stum
She found herself one of a line of bled off.
through Indiana and passing into Ohio
N ine hundred employes of the Chi
people, mostly boys, standing with
A strong hand caught her and she
cago municipal garbage reduction
their backs to the wall of a narrow heard, all faint nnd far, the white
plant struck Monday, dem anding an
hussar saying, “Get a drink of water,
Increase in pay from $4 to $4.50 per
East Side boy, In little cap, green-red somebody. Don’t you see she’s dying?”
day. The city council finance com
sweater, nnd depressed-looking canvas
“No, I’m not,” said Clarsie. “I’ll—
injured, a dozen o r m ore m issing and shoes. Along the line ran a buzz of con
m ittee had recommended an increase
dam age of upw ards of half a million versation, rough jokes, and Bowery- I’ll be all right soon.”
to $4.40 a day.
“Guess you will,” snld the other,
"You’re al) rig h t; first prize for you.
The N ebraska suprem e court S atu r
Elgin—E ight know n dead, several
“This your first time, lady?" nsked All you wanted was to be woke up,
day upheld the constitutionality of
m issing and scores injured. Property the lad ahead of her.
but you’d be there yet, planted, If I
th e law enacted a t the la st session
“Yes,” said Clarsie faintly.
dam age estim ated a t n early $4,000,-
hadn’t fired the q u arter at you and
of the legislature. T he sta te is given
“W hat’s your act—slngln’?”
got you going.
She nodded faintly.
the right to confiscate autom obiles
T he new spaper fra tern ity of this
“H ere,” she continued, "let me tie
L a Grande, Ga.—D eath list reported
“I’m buck-dancin’," said her new ac your dough In your handkerchief.”
th a t have been used for illegal trans-1 p a rt of the Pacific N orthw est had the as high as 30 and heavy property dam
quaintance. “This Is my fourth tim e.”
portation of liquor.
pleasure th is w eek of m eeting P aul age.
“Not—not—th at q u arter,” stam m er Flank Injection— Proper Handling of
A crash of music from the front, ed C larsie; “I—I—wnnt th a t to keep.”
Hog Cholera T reatm ent Is Abso
W est Point, Ga.—Five reported kill and the chorus trooped past, off the
It costs women w orking in Spokane P e
a form er Coast new spaper
“Well,” said the white hussar, “I’m
lutely Essential to the Checking of
departm ent stores from $19 to $23 a m an- for the fir8t tim e ln eighteen ed.
stage, and scattered to the dressing- going. Good night I”
Agricola, Ala.—Five killed.
rooms. Clnrsle heard dimly, ns from an
week to “live as a person should live,” y ears- Mr- De L aney> who 18 acc° m'
She gave her a strong handclasp,
Zulu, Ind.—Five killed; heavy prop immense distnnee, a voice say:
the spread of Infection, other
according to statem ents sent to the ‘)anied by his wlfe and 8°n , occupied
nnd swaggered off.
“Gentlemen, the am ateurs will now
state industrial commission in answ er various Positions of responsibility dur- e rty dam age.
Clarsie turned to a boy In the line anim als may become exposed and In
perforin. We have a large list tonight, and nsked, “Who is th a t? ”
to the board's questionnaires. The in* hls re sl<lenoe on the Coast, having
Townley, Ind.—One killed.
In the work of controlling hog
“W hat,” said he, “don’t you know?
present minimum is $13.20 a week.
been m anaging editor of th e Dally
Monroeville, Ind.—One killed.
T h at's to la Rivers. She owns five show cholera, for Instance, perhaps th e
Astorlan, city, editor of th e E ast Ore-
Geneva, Ind.—T hree killed. ’ '•
She opened her eyes and saw, s t r i d
g ren testr hindrance has been the ten-
Carolino Jones, 18 years old, Was gonian and special w riter for the Ore-
G reenville and U nion City, O.—Six ing a t the entrance to the stage, a th a t was playin’ here tonight. She’s deucy of farm ers to nttem pt
found guilty of voluntary manslaught- gon Journal a t different periods of his teen reported killed.
gentleman with a tired and cynical a year with her show.”
diagnosis nnd treatm ent of th eir own
e r by a jury a t Durango, Colo., trying career here
H art, Mich.—One dead.
expression. Beside him stood a figure
Through the wet streets Clarsie herds, or else to call In nn untrained
her on a charge of killing K arl Bay,
Mr. De L aney’s la te st novel, “The
Fenton, Mich.—Seven killed.
which, to Clarsle’s eyes, was the most stumbled homeward, In n dream. The lnymun, who frequently does not
who was slain on tho stre e t a t Bay- Toll of the Sands,” which is now In its
Genoa, O.—Several reported killed. magnificent she had ever seen. The hard bundle of coins she held tightly. recognize the disease or advises th e
field in January. T he penalty is from third edition, has proven a rem arkable
lady was of great height and thinness. First, at a little oyster-house, she ate, wrong procedure In the handling of
E ast Troy, W is.—One killed.
“Good night," said this apparition to breaking n fourteen hours’ fast. Then, the outbreak. According to ex perts
one to eight years in the penitentiary, success, and the prospects are th a t the
St. Louis—One killed.
the man In evening dress, nnd then, to her room, where she counted her it is not alw ays an easy m atter to-
W illiam Jennings Bryan, in an ad- p,ubIic, W" 1 800n bave an °P P °rtunity
ns her eye fell on the line, “Ah, the earnings. Seven dollars and sixty five recognize hog cholera, ns sym ptom s
dress a t Frem ont. Neb., Sunday, pre- ° h8e? " ' 1 ‘ « * « * “« * in picture form, killed.
am ateurs. What, a girl, too?”
cents, nnd five dollars first prize, not are sometimes obscure. O ther ail
N ashville, O.—T hree persons killed
dieted th e United S tates would enter Thf book 18 a W ™ " * we8tern 8tory
“Oh, we hnve them sometimes,” snld much to you, perhaps, who read this, ments of swine, such as i neumonla,
tho league of nations. He said the and C“mpar®8 m 08‘ favorab,y wlth Rex and scores Injured.
but to her the gift of life, of shelter worms and tuberculosis, at certain
The white hussar shrugged her and food for n month to come.
stages of development, somewhat re
entrance would be on conditions th at 1 Beach s “T he Spoilers.
New Cannon Fires M issle 120 Miles.
Next day, she met the dragon of the semble hog cholera.
would leave the country Independent., who lived on the border of D eath Val
P aris.—D elam are Maze, a French shoulders and walked past them, but,
to decide when It is proper to resort le y d u r l n * the «old excitem ent th a t inventor, S aturday sold to the French ju st as she passed, her eyes met those furnished-room-house w ithout shrink training and experience are required
of Clarsie, and the look of fright, pain
to distinguish between these and hog
made th a t dread section famous some
governm ent the p aten t of a new long nnd helplessness thnt she saw there ing, and paid her. She still felt weak cholera.
years ago, p o rtray s th e life of the
and sick and remained Indoors all day
range gun w hich afte r thorough tests, startled her. She stopped suddenly.
The practicing veterlnnrlnn should
John G. W eller, of Oakland, Cal., mining cam p w ith a vividness suggest-
has shown it has a range of from 100
“Don’t be so frightened, little girl,”
As dusk was falling there came a acquire all possible knowledge per
convlcted of crim inal syndicalism , ing the indelible im pression m ade upon
was refused a new trial and an a rre st hls mind during th e gold excitem ent, to 120 miles. The shell leaves the she said, “or you'll .go up in the air.” stately step np the rickety sta irs and taining to control and suppression o f
She gave her a rough, friendly slap on
hog cholera. Of late many complica
of Judgm ent by Judge Jam es G. Q u in n |umj his book holds the in te rest of the muzzle of th is gun a t a speed of ap the shoulder, turned nnd stepped back a knock at her door.
tions associated with the disease have
proxim ately 4158 feet each second.
Monday and sentenced to San Quentin read er w ith a ten acity w hich speaks
P rem ier Lloyd George announced in to the wings ju st as the manager, with she knew well, though heard for the created a m ultiplicity of opinions
prison for from one to 14 years on all volumes for its dram atic force. “The
among those who elnlm to understand
the B ritish parliam ent recently th a t hls list, stepped out on the stuge. “We first tim e the night before.
four counts on tho indictm ent upon Toll of the Sands" bids fair to become
have first,” came the voice, “Barney
She opened the door. nnd. all trem u the various ailm ents of swine, and
which he was convicted.
as popular as the best of the w orks of
lous with timid gratitude, she ushered even w ithin the veterinary profession
France to secure 'the rig h t to use th e
| either Rex Beach or Jack London.
“T h a t’s me,” said the youth in the Lola Rivers Into her room.
hasty judgm ent has In some cases led
An appropriation of $1,415,000 for
plans of th e gun. The Belgian gov green-nnd-red sw eater, as he ran on to
If Lola had looked tall In her hus to losses which could have been avoid
aerial mail service from New York to I Spokane.—Discovery by a road con ernm ent is now m anufacturing a sim i the stage.
sar dress, she looked taller in the little ed through a careful consideration o f
San Francisco w as w ritten into the struction crew of gigantic benes of an lar cannon a t Liege. A m erican mili
A noise, like the roaring of the sea, room.
H er head seemed alm ost to facts, proper diagnosis and treatm ent.
annual postoffice appropriation bill animal believed to be a m astodon near tary attach es in E urope have w ritten greeted him. Cat-calls, hisses, hand touch the celling. H er presence seemed This should emphasize the necessity
Monday Just before It passed the sen- Penawawa, on the Snake river, last to the governm ent asking th a t Ameri clapping and wild whoops were min to fill the mean room with light and for the study of cases, Including th e
warmth. She was magnificent anil ar history, environm ents and circum
nte and was sent to conference. The Saturday, was reported here by Rev. can rep resen tativ es may be present gled In a continued roar.
“You here again?” “Oh! Barney, rayed like the lilies of Solomon.
stances involved in an outbreak, be
house rejected a sim ilar proposal, but | M. W. F in k of Penawawa. He said the at tests.
why don’t you die.” “T ake It away,
She sat on the edge of the bed. fore attem pting to decide on the cause
senate leaders w ere hopeful.
skull was two and a h alf feet in w idth
In connection w ith the development take It away.”
of trouble. Then comes the physical
looked long a t Clarsie, and said :
between th'e eye sockets. The tusks of this piece of ordnance which is
During this Infernal concert, B ar
“You made good last night. You’ve exam ination of the animals.
Gold bullion valued a t £2,000,000,
, , .w ere eight inches In diam eter at the called “the Turbon cannon,” it may ney gravely footed It, and, ns a hnll got the voice, and know how to use It. fo r abnorm al action, breathing, gait,
to be used In paying in te rest on Anglo- ,
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base and th e teeth four to five Inches be recalled th a t two years ago last of small coin descended upon the stage, Good singing Is always a paying act, appetite, digestion nnd other func
French bonds due next October, a r
Derosa. Only th e forequarters were up Tuesday the G erm ans began to bom without losing a beat of his feet, he and all you need Is to learn acting tions. Next, take the anim al’s tem
rived In New York Tuesday on the
earthed. I t is expected th a t an effor bard P aris w ith th e ir long range "big stooped and gathered them Into hls and dancing, and th at I’ll teach you p eratu re with a good, reliable ther
steam ship Lapland. The consignment,
myself. I’ll take a chance on you, and mometer. Even then positive diag
to un earth th e en tire skeleton will bo Berthas," the shells falling In the city cap.
the first to be sen t here from G reat made
"Tnke It away, take It away, take take you out with me, and pay you— nosis Is not always possible until a
as if from an airplane.
Britain for this purpose. It was said,
yes—I’ll pay you twenty-five a week post-mortem exam ination has been
was consigned to J. P. Morgan & Co.
"’Reuse me,” said a man at Clnrsle’s this season, und If you don't get the made, which means nn exam ination of
Bid For Logans 12 Cents.
Idaho W heat Stores Big.
elbow, pushing past her. In his hands swelled head and are willing to learn, the various organs nnd p arts of th e
Boise.—Idaho has today in w heat was a ten-foot pole with a red iron th ere's no reason why, In two yqnrs, body afte r death.
G rant Smith, a negro, alleged assail-
Salem, Or.—Twelve cen ts a pound
ant of Ruby Anderson, 14, Sunday I for all loganberries grown in th e Wil- reserve—unsold w heat from the 1919 hook on the end, nnd, while she looked you shouldn’t be on Broadway. All my
I t Is evident th a t nil swine-produc
night was lynched by a mob from a lam ette valley w as offered by th e Al- crop—a total of 2,618,700 bushels, or with horror, he placed It around B ar girls get there In time. W hat do you ing localities should have someone
available whose services, based on
teleplione polo in Flem ing county near bany co-operative cannery, according 14 per cen t of th e crop. This fact is ney’s neck nnd dragged him from the say?”
W hat did Clarsie say? If Mansfield training nnd experience, are reliable
MaysUck, Mason county, Kentucky, to a m essage received In Salem. It brought out in a statem en t on survey stage, amid sounds like the roar of a
said to a stipe: "You shall support me In detecting and prescribing for dis
Early in the evening he had been also was sta te d th a t th e A lbany can of grains In th e sta te by Julius H. menagerie.
The manager, who had never next season.” If Kipling said to y o u : eases of live stock.
And fnrm ers
taken from officers a t the P aris, Ky., nery would accept th e en tire W iliam Jacobson, Idaho field agent of th e
changed hls expression of weary in “My boy, th a t’s a good story of yours, should realize generally thnt they can
jail, following hls a rre st a t Pontiac, ette valley crop of straw b erries, goose- governm ent crop reporting service. difference glanced a t his list, and
will you collaborate with me?” What not afford to jeopardize their herds
berries and o th e r fruits. T he Salem T he oth er grans on hand are : oats, said, coldly: "We have next. Miss C lar would be the reply? Well, then, you by attem pting to adm inister treatm ent
1.925,060 bushels; barley, 470,000 bush sie Ellis, In songs.”
know w hat Clarsie said.
which requires a certain am ount of
F rederick Francois M arsal. P aris, p,ant8 h ,v e not * * m ade
T h at Is all. ex cep t th at If you doubt technical application. It Is b etter to
A cry greeted this announcement.
speaking In th e cham ber of deputies ,o r b errle"- but th «y a re « P « * te d to els; corn, 84,000 bushels. This agent
“Oh, C larsie! oh, C larsie!”
this to be true, when next yon go to call a qualified veterinarian than to
Tuesday on the financial position o f | meet th e n *ure of 0l»t8,d« concerns, says th a t the value of Idaho farm
land is increasing rapidly each year,
see a certain young sta r who has had run the risk of losing valuable ani
“Come out here, Clarsie.”
the country, said: “The daily expendi
a rapid nnd am azing success, look at mals, to say nothing of the possibili
"We dare you, Clarsie."
the average value p er acre being
ture of France was 42,000,000 francs I
50 p *m llies F,e* Flood.
“Go on," said the white hussar. her closely, and you will see th a t she ties of causing a widespread epizootic
In 1914, 68.000,000 francs in 1915. 82, I M anlstlque, Mich.—Approxim ately $14.63.
w ears around her neck a fine gold outbreak of a destructive animal
“D on't let them buffalo you.”
000,000 francs In 1916, 104,000,000 60 families w ere driven from th eir
thread, on which there hangs a silver disease.
Driver Kills Wife, Self.
francs In 1917, 127,000.000 francs in home8 ear,y Sunday w hen th e Man
self facing a whirling mass of tobacco quarter.
1918 and 139.000.000 francs In 111*.” M**1«0« riv er broke Ita bounds. Nearly
Billings, MonL—Enraged because his smoke.
EXPERIMENT IN HOG FEEDING
[ a half mile of th e resid en tial sections,
The leader shook hts bow, the or
wife locked him out of th e house and
T he future of American schools in were flooded by w ater ranging In
chestra played, and she stood dumb.
"How do you suppose the grain of T ests a t Ohio 8tatlon Show T hat Ani
refused him money, F ran k I. Jones, H er lips opened; her throat worked w heat got In the mummy’s hand?”
T urkey, especially Syria, is causing ¡depth from 2 to 6 feet,
mals Fed on Corn Alone
uneasiness in A merican official and
a taxicab driver, Sunday smashed In convulsively, and she went through the
•'Vrnbrhly some Egyptian profiteer
Make Costly Gains.
educational circles in Constantinople. I St. Louis city em ployes paid on a a re a r door of th e ir home here with motions of singing, but was still dumb overdid tl In limiting the supply and
'lidding .xii fur llie highest price.”
The F rench already have intim ated monthly basis w hose w ages a re *300 a ham m er, entered hls w ife's bedroom She would have run. hut she was an
T ests in swine feeding a t the Ohio
th a t one F rench instru cto r should be or less will get an increase of 10 per and after struggling to w rest some chored with fright. Something struct
experiment station show th a t pigs
Clarsie on the cheek and fell Mnklln;
when fed on corn alone m ake costly
placed in each institution, and in some cent effective April 1. u n d er an ordin money from her, shot h er through
to the stage. With the clearness of
••Ii i« « -m .-tlin e s necessary," said
and slow gains as compared w ith the
circles th is is regarded as the first ance Just passed by the board of al the forehead and turned th e revolver sight th a t the dying are snhl to pos
•ml Tin»*: ns "to wallop a mule. But more up-to-date methods of using sup
step in a probable m ovement by the derraen. About 3500 em ployes are on himself. Indications are th a t death sess. she saw that It was a silver coin
lie mi n >• h n breaks a rib or a leg plem ental feeds, such as tankage o r
F ren ch for dom ination in the schools, affected.
in each case was Instantaneous.
“Oh, how cruel,’' she said, and rage doiu It is no good disciplinarian.”
skim milk, with corn.
LOSSES IN MILLIONS