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THE SPRINGFIELD NEWS
Brief Resume Most Important
Daily News Items.
COMPILED FOR YOU
Evcnti of Noted People, Government
and rclflc Northwest, and Other
Thing Worth Knowing.
Hungary Is atlU suffering from the
wave of Intense heat which began acv
eral weeks ago. Many crops aro do-
elan d to bo ruined by Uio warm wca
There were 1444 commercial failure,
Involvlng liabilities of $42,774,153, In
the United States last month, II. O
Dun A Co. reported Tuesday. ThU
number was 120 more than in Juse.
A resolution directing the census
bureau to ascertain tbo number of fed
eral employes lu Washington and how
tber voted In tho last presidential elec
tlon was Introduced In the house Tues
Itesumptlon of diplomatic relations
between Franco and tho Vatican have
Uen formally effected by the arrival
in Paris from Homo of Archbishop
Honeventura Serrell, who will act as
Tho 19,300 ton liner TIrplU, built In
O.rniany during the war, has been
iturrhawd by the Canadian Pacific
railway and will bo added to it Pa
clflc fleet. Sho will bo renamed tbo
Empress of China.
Seventeen deaths on account of heat
were reported from Italian cities Mon
day. seven of them occurring In Venice,
Knllowln violent heat on Sunday a
cyclone struck a portion of Milan, data
aging a number of stores.
General decadenco of agriculture, do
cay of transportation and a decreano
of Industry In general of more than P0
per cent of tho pre-war output are held
responsible by Secretary Hoover for U
tho food shortage in Hussla.
Senator McKlnley, republican, I ill
nols; Koblnson, democrat, Arkansas,
and Walsh, democrat, Montana, alled
iv.inaitnv from Kttvr York on tho
steamer Georgo Washington a Amcr-
lean delegate to liio inierparuaiucu
tary peace union at Stockholm.
Unofficial report that remark of
Albert Douglas, chief of the American
mission representing the United States
" . . i i .
at tbe ivruvian centennial, uu i
fended Chile caused the tate depart
luont to cable to tbe American embassy
for a cody of tbe commissioner's
The tbree-maated schooner Oitlllle
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-juesuay morning ai rn yum
Presidio, according to word reaching
th Hn V-rsnclsco Merchant' ex-
rhnn.n. The vessel grounded in a
fos: and la BOO feet offshore. She
was said to be In no danger.
Early and Incomplete unofficial re
turns from Tuesday's Missouri Btate-
w ldo election indicated probablo pass-
ajto of constitutional amendments pro
vldlnK for a $15,000,000 bond Ibsuo for
a soldier bonus and permitting use of
motor vohlclo license fees for payment
of Interest on $60,000,000 in road Im
Enrico Caruso died in Naples, Italy.
Tuosdav. The great singer, wnose ui-
llmate recovery had been hoped lor
under the benign influences of his own
Italy, passed away at 9 A. M. at the
Hotel Vesuvius. He had been brought
a t .it Ohhma.(a mi 4 ft a
here hurriedly from Sorrento, on the
nav of NaDlcB. where less than a ween
ago he avowed his returning strength
and expressed the conviction that he
would sing as before.
PniiMo nf the federal reserve board
during the last 18 months or more
..-. aiiiirliail Tupxtnv hnfore a tolnt
Bkelton William, ex-controller ot the
rnnv vhn rhai-ed that the board
lending to new xora uuiu nu-in
while southern and western borrowers
"abundant ground ror complaints 01
dtrlmlnation by farmer, generaliy."
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48 LIVES ARE LOST
Steamer Alaska Strikes Blunt's 1
Reef Saturday Night.
MANY ARE RESCUED
Work of Life-Having 11 Anyox Bl
rected in Midst Weak Dark.
- Fog Cau of Wreck.
Eureka, Cal. Forty-eight persons,
30 passenger and 12 of tbe crew, were
lost Saturday night when the steamer
Alaska of the San Francisco It Port-
lnnt atnnmahln ntnnnnv hound from I
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Portland, Or., to Son Francisco, sank
80 minutes after crashing Into tbe
rocks of Rlunt'a reef, 40 miles aouth
of this city
Passengers and member of the
crew were blown from the decks of
the vessel Into the ocean when the
ship's hollers exploded an the Alaska
started .Inking, .urvlvor. brought here
Tbe survivors, numbering ICS per
sons, were brought here Sunday by the
rescue ship Anyox, the first vessel to
reach the acene of tbe wreck In re
sponse to the Alaska' radio signal.
Tho coast guard tug Ranger, dis
patched early from Eureka, return
ed to port with tbe bodlea of 12 men.
Of tho survivors landed by tbe
Anyox, 30 were more or less seri
ously injured and received medical
treatment at tho locai hospitals.
Tho list of missing may be changed,
for lists of passenger and crew aboard
have not been verified.
Tho full story of the sinking of
tho Alaska did not become known
until survivors had landed here. It
was brought out the Alaska was pro
ceeding toward -San Francisco In a
dense toe. when she struck a sub
merged ledge of tho reef.
This shock was almost Instantly fal
lowed by another as the vessel struck
outcropping of tbe reef above
The Alaska .struck tbe reef short
ly after 9 o'clock. Immediately wire
less distress signals were flashed. Five
miles away the steamer Anyox of Van
couver, D. ., picked thorn up, and dts-
regarding fog and danger of striking
tho same rocks as the Alaska, put on
full speed to the rescue. At 9:30
o'clock the Anyox received the
Alaska's final message:
"We are sinking by the head."
Before the Anyox could reach the
stricken Alaska the latter had sunk.
In the fog the Anyox came upon
a lifeboat wltn survivors irom me
Alaska. The boat was partially filled
with sea water and oily scum. The
oil, survivors said, had been throwi
over them and their boat by the ex
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Pslon of the Alaska boilers, which
wrecaeu me A.assa am.asn.p
Some of the deaths were declared
by survivor to have been caused by
the explosion, which threw some
pussengers and members of the crew
into the ocean. Some of the latter
regained the vessel or were saved by
clinging to wreckage or finding their
way Into lifeboats.
The Alaska's end came so quickly
all the vessel's lifeboats could not be
The vessel slowly lifted and then
righting itsoir suddenly piungeu. An
overturned lifeboat shot many pass-
righting itself suddenly plunged.
nnirirB in0 the water. There was a
naIt hour of bloak darkness with the
lifeboats drifting' in the blanket of fog
hefore the siren of the rescue steamer
Anyox was heard.
. . . . .
Captain Snoddy of the Anyox and
his crew defied the treacheries of the
reef in carrying on 'the rescue work,
but it was with difficulty that the wreck
victims in lifeboat and many in life
preservers orv clinging to drifting
wreckage were found.
Mexico City Population 1,000,000.
Mexico City. The population of
Mexico City has Increased more than
100 per cent during the past ten years,
,.AAiln r van art f ADttmftfA- ).AflLAf1
.w'b v - -
on statistics which fix the figure at
unnrnxlmatalr 1.000.000. ' This is far
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oov vuw uvrui iuud buu
tributed to the Influx of person, due
By F. A.
I NIT It ESTI X(l PLACES.
AMKTKOPOLITAN newspaper re
cently featured the i.hotoicraph
seen In a trip around the world.
They were us follows: The ureal
Wall of CMnn, a group of figures out
side a lluddhlst temple to frighten
away evil spirits, the houKebtatJ on
th canal at Canton, China, mo an
cient Instrument In tbe astronomical
observatory at Peking, -the bank of
the Nile near Cairo, where, aecorumn
to local tradition, the daughter of
Pboraoh found the Infunt Mow In the
The Intercuts of this traveler were
niiiiiirenttv confined Jnruel" to the
Orient or else he traversed the most
of bis journey, with his eyes abut, a
fuult commou to a good many trav-
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What are the five most Interesting
examples of the handiwork of man to
be seen In a trip around the world?
What are the five things most worth
seeing and remembering?
Wbnt would Interest one would not.
perhaps, Interest another, and the list
which Is given below may not appeal
mimillml from the experiences of a
dozen or more world traveler who
discussed tho Interesting question.
Here are tho thine which were in
general agreed upon as the five things
most worth seeing:
The Taj Mahnl at Agra In East In
dia. ThU Is undoubtedly the most
wonderful example of architecture In
the world. It was built by Shah Jeonn
to his favorite sultana, Moomtnz-l-
Mnbul, and the romance of its build
ing. If you will take trouble to look It
up In the library, you will find ex
The Vat lean at Home. o PulKiing
In ihe world houses so many unre-
iJneenble treaxures as the Vutlcnn. Its
art riches, Its wealth of literary treas
ures exceed In Intert-st and in value
nny other single collection ever made
Thrt Mount Wilson observatory.
near Los Angeles. Csl. It Is In this ob
servatory .that Ms housed the lOO-lncn
Hooker telescope with pierces
further Into the unknown of space
than any other Instrument- that hu
mnn hands have devised. Ono mo
ment's look through that magnificent
Instrument would show you a new
universe which before It was built
had never been seen. It Is one of the
scientific wonder snots of the world.
Shakespeare's home at Stratford. It
w as here that the master of all writers
retired after he bad finished the great
est contribution to literature ever
written In any language or by any
mnn. 'It la on Inspiration to stand
where bo hod once stood, to see some
of the material things that were once
The Panama canal. Undoubtedly
the greatest example of man' engi
neering genius since the world began.
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'Tli look In down that makes one dly.
Don t worry wnen you numuie; rmnii
bvr, a worm la about ih only thing that
can't fall down.
IS11KS easy of digestion and those
refreshing as well as easy to
prepare ure those that Interest us dur
ing tho warm days.
Sardine Hon d'Osuvre.
Cut Host on brown breua into
rounds. Cut out a thin round ono-
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f' Jet'wZ he twoS
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1 sardines sKinneu nu uuuru, km"'"-"
wh ,,mon jUCe. 8nit and paprika
nna Worcestershire euuee mixed to-
gather. Salt a slice of burd-cooked
egg at the renter und a row of capers
..... I tliA rilrrn
around the edge.
r.nffea and TaDloca Trifle.
ITn VA roadv two cunfuls of clear
airninPil coffee and one-half cupful of
peurl taplocu. Cook the ttfploca with
the coffee until wen aone. wnen uon
mi.i nnn-hnlf cupful, of sugar, a pinch
of salt, turn Into glass cups and fin
ish when cold with whipped sweetened
For a crown nioid holding one pint
I . a I 1 ... - V a inunt linflll nf
ot puitrrmi, - --- "
I riee and cook In one, quart of chicken
hroth. In whole or part. Salt, using
tPasnoonful.. When done but
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.o.d P in the rice Set
lfr 1 . , J m . n.n tn
V.h -Sf bollln, .l.r nJ lei wol
There may have been greater difficul
ties to surmount In the building of
the pyramids but they are useless
thing, not so wonderful now as
modern city skyscraper.
All Ave of thexe thins are the ac-
CoiiilillMlilncnln of tlifl tirnln of mnn
Added to them the traveler around the
world would wish to see those other
and greater things that man has never
equaled: The falls at Niagara, the
Orand en n von. the iiilirhtv trees at
California, the great tides of Fundy,
the caverns at l.uroy, the mountain
ous monument of God In 'he Alps
and the IllmUayas, the supreme
beauty of Lake Louise or the Pay of
To the traveler there Is aiven the
creat privilege of seelnz with his own
eyes but even If you cannot travel.
the heauties and the wonders or the
world are not denied you. xou ran
see them through the eyes of other
who have seen them and have written
down In graphic and truthful language
the wonders that they found.
If vou are Interested in any of tbe
five things of man enumerated above
vou ran find them all Interestingly
written about In any good library, and
or the greater things in nature hun
dreds of books have been written on
each of them.
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until tho filling is ready. Melt one
fourth cupful of butter. In It cook
one-fourth of a cupful of flour, one
half teaspoonful each of salt : d pep
per, a scant pint of liquid, broth or
milk, one or both. Fill the center with
the creumed chicken and serve at
Green Peppers Stuffed With Mutton.
Cold mutton chopped, some of the
gravy or sauce with which It was
served may be mixed with It, season
ing well and use as a stuffing for
green peppers. Cut the peppers lu
halves or remove the tops; parboil
for five minutes; drain and chill, then
fill. Puke In a moderate oven bast
ing with broth occasionally.
, MSI, Wetrn JJwipper Union.)
Sugar From Maguey Plant
Mexico reports the success of re
cent experiments to make sugar from
the maguey plant. Heretofore the
product of the maguey plantations,
covering thousands of acres lu the
southern republic, has been devoted
wholly to the manufacture of pulque,
alcohol and syrup.
Jud Tunkins says he hopes that all
people will never agree entirely. In
their opinions. Something serious
would happen if by ccldent the world
made the same mistake unanimously,
The watch of Charles VH which was
one of the earliest of these timepieces,
I welched 2f pounds. It was a good
1 ileal Ilk. clock ot U preiit
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS
IN OLIF.N days the pnlnres of
klriK and the palaces of no
bles were by no meana a well .
furnUhed and as clean a they
are at the present day, and It
was customary whert members
of royalty r the nobility visited
each other hat the guest should'
bring with him all hi kitchen
utensils, pot, pans and even a
certain amount of coal. ; Tbe
scullions and lesser retainer
had charce of these goods, rode
among them, were smutted by
them and received the contemp- .
tuous appellation of the "black
guard." In time the word came
to be understood as meaning
any troop or company of raga
muffins, and finally, when It
original application had been
buried In the lore of centuries,
It wa applied to a single per"
son as an epithet of opprobri
um a being synonymous with
a rogue or rascal who would
stop at notldng In order to gain
It wa In the earlier sense,
however, that Dryden used the
term a n stage-direction In hi
play "Don Sebastian." "Enter
the captain of the rabble with
bis black guard at his heels,"
and Fuller likewise spoke of the
'"devil's black guard" In the Cru
sades as meaning the number
of thieves, debtors and runaway
slaves who joined In the Holy
LYRICS OF LIFE
By DOUGLAS MALLOCH I
A PLACE TO TIE.
I'VE noticed anoat and a-tramplng,
I've seen It on river and land,
The thing that the most
You need Is a post
To tie to when night Is at hand.
Some sort of an anlor to hold you.
Some hawser thnt never wm rail,
Some place you can tie
Till the storm has gone by,
To help you to. ride out the gale.
So many go foolishly drifting -
While rnplds are roaring below,
Afloat on the tide .
Without compass or guide, " .',
Till down to disaster they "go:
Tho riMi of ns nil is an anchor. 1
A painter to tie to tne snore,
Some place to make fast
Till the tempest Is past ;
And the waters are rolling no more.
So many afloat on the river,
The turbulent river of life,
Have only their own
Poor resistance alone "
To conquer the trouble and strife.
A fellow needs something to tie to, .
Ills trail o'er 'he sea or the sod,
Some friend that Is true
Who will carry mm mrougu-
' A woman, S pal, or a God. J-
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The Nebraska man who was fined
Tor snoring In church U Indignant
that the parson who lulled him to .
sleep got off soot free. Vancouver