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.......... ,-,- .......... , :E WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN. WOODVILLE. MISSISSIPPI ,, , , , , , Building Program Is Outlined The navy lltYoOf the American eratt, notably t building program for thai "S boats, have never reached the coming year compriseSIolratfng efficiency which would per- eight crulAers, four rlver|rJlt their being considered for other nbo&amp;ta and three cruiser submarines; | than coast defense. announcement, calling for only[ As to submarines of more than one thousand tons, the United States has three built and three building; Great Britain, nine in service and two build- lug, and Japan, none in service and twenty-five building. After the World war all of the first power admiralties agreed that naval submersibles should be of more titan one thousand tons" in order to operate out of touch with their nearest base. It has been predicted that Mr. Den* by would make mme recommendation as to alrcnfft carrier tonnage, of which the treaty permits the United 8tales and Great Britain to maintain 15.000 tons and Japan 81,000 tons. The Langley of 12.700 tons is the sale re.v reentative of the type In the United States navy, and the addition of the Lexington and Saratoga. being con- verted from battle cruisers, will raise such tonnage to 72.000 tons. The Brit- lsh navy has 44,000 tons in service, and 88.500 tons on the ways. Japan has one ship of about ten thousand tons In service` two under construction and is converting the battle cruisers kmagi and AkagL cruisers, created surprise in the naval observers, because of known opinion of ecretary Denby fleet Is markedlT deficient in Ihe erulser class. Considering erulsers |. than ten years old, the United Btaum would be represented In any inter'national ratio by "zero," while (kent Britain has 214.000 tons and htpan 51,000, it was pointed out. Corn lig vessels now building, however. he Unite 0 States has 75,000 tons, rest Brlt 240,000 and Japan 157,- I}00 tOnS, Report oa thle year's war games ressed the lack of fast scouts for the . ,This need was placed f,eond the deficiencies of the Panama defenseL Technical advisers of the Navy department were understood tO have agreed that seventeen 10,000- t0.ruisers would be necessary to maintain a 5-5 ratio with Japan, and would be needed ff a g$ was to be sougbt, asplanned. bmarinea of less than 1,000 tons United States Is ahead of both and Japan, but a major- Placed on Historic Mansion appointed by congress In October " 1783, 'to repair to the lower fails of the Potomac, to view the situation of the country in the vicinity of the same,' and to report a proper district for the residence of congress. "In a letter to Thomas Jefferson on the 2th of the following May, he say 'My letter by the last post will Inform you of the occasion which pointed that as the fvorable moment for a trip to Georgetown and of our availing our. selves of it. Yesterday evening we returned. Our report will be In favor of the Maryland side and of a peal. lion near the town.' The slte so fa- vored was that now occupied by the city of Washlngtoth which straws how harmoniously he worked with Wash- ington and Jefferson in furthering his founding of the national capital." The house was built in 1802 and for six months It served as the natlon' White House after the burning of the original one by the British in 1814. Many distinguished persons. In addi- tion to President Monroe, have reMded there. Is a gathering of dlstln- persons at the Arts 20171 street, Northwest, the home of President Mrs. Rose Gouverneur Hoes Maud Campbell Gouverneur. of the enuncia- the Monroe doctrine, unveiled which will mark the building the foremost historic spots DlteLo The bronze tablet, upon which are names of the famOU, have lived there, was by the District Chapter of W4ghtera of the American Rave- speaking his approval of the marking of the historic house, District C_mr Rudolph said. in part: Iverything associated With the name  James Monroe ought to excite the Ilatert of every patriotic American. q'.e eent in his official career that brought hm closest to our interest is lilt connection with the selection of the Ideation of the site of the seat of lovernment of the United States. "He was a member of the committee Pilot's Wings at the Age of Sixty FCRETARY OF WAR WEEKS formally announced that MaJ. Gen. Mason M. Patrick, cider of the army air service, has duly luallfled as a pilot at the age of sixty eara. "We used to hear that a man more than thirty years of age should not -mttemPt flying, but General Patrick lhas,woa his wings at twice that age." mtd Mr, Weeks, who was obviously lprOd of the achievement of the chief ef the air service. Secretary Weeks added that Gen- eral Patrick had done a great deal of tytag as a passenger and observer. ttnd now had passed all the testa re- ftuired of an officer to become a fuil- ledged pilot. These include taking <ff, landing, cross-country flying, and knowledge of the construction and General was transferred to the Mr from the engineers corps in He began taking flying lessons ago. The entire personnel of the ah" serv- Ice is happy over General Patrick's acquisition of flying wings, pilots gen- erally contending that no matter how excellent an ofllces other qualifica- tions, unless he kows actual flying he cammt have the real sympathy of men who make a business of it. Secretary Weeks also announced that he has authorized General Patrick to detail two air service otcers to make a preliminary survey of the route for the proposed around-the-world flight. These officers will mtke a reconnaissance of the coast of glnsk and the Aleutian islands and touch Japan. The general plan Is to pick up on the Asiatic continent the rouIe followed by British pilots on their flight from London to Australia. The around-the-world flight has not yet been formally authorized, and con- grass probably will be asked for a specific appropriation to cover the ex- pense, which will be considerable, espe- cially if a small squadron makes the flight Istead of a single plane. Taft's Trip Still Holds Record IDENT HARDING, on his tQ the Pacific coast and Alaska, started n trip that in mileage will be equal to nearly of the way around the yet will leave standing the tour In point of Harding and his party on the the Itinerary as now arranged 15,(k57 miles. Thls mileage 5.000 miles by and the remainder mostly by naval transport Henderson. take the executive to Ab return: the shipping board Prtldent Harrison. which dm from San Diego, Cat.. the Panama canal to San Rico, and another ship- vessel the American Le- will convey him from San York. miles Is shorter by Just the famous "swing- made by President his trip of 15,077 miles Preslden Taft, however, did not lesve the United States proper, but made an extended tour through the Middle West and West and then through the South. He was absent from the capital Just about the same length of time that President Harding will be gone--two months, or from September 15 to November 12. Just a year previous Mr. Tuft had made a trip of 12,750 miles, and In 1912 he traveled about 5.000 miles in going to the Panama Canal zone. Mr. Taft not only holds the'record for the longest single trip, but uo President has ever traveled as much in one term of office as the present chief Justice did when he was In the White House. In his four years as chief executive. Mr. Tail it ts ett. mated, traveled 114,5) miles. Mr. Roosevelt made one 66-day tr4p of about "4.000 miles, and. while timbres are lacking. Mr. Wilson Is considered to have covered an equal mileage In his two trips to Paris. together with his visit to England, Italy and Belgium. Secretaries at Washington largely umtatant saeretarles thi Will Run Things Secretary Denby, who made a re- tent cruise to the Orient and later accompanied a congressional party on a five-week trip to watch the olnt ma/teuvers of the Atlantic and Paci- fic fleets, near Panama, Is ex|mcted to spend considerable time with the leet thls summer.. Attorney General Dnugherty, whet has been absent from Washington the greater part of the time for several mouths on account of lllnet is ex- pected at his desk In the Department of Justice soon. Postmaster General New usually de his summer at a fishing tamp In northern Michigan, but he expects to sPed most of his time here this year. The legislaUve branch of the gvern. meat Will be evee more sparsely rep- reentPd n the capitol this summer than the ndmllaitratlv Caplt,q hill vhqne|ly IS d4merted. A few senators and q'qtentatlwm drift In to clean ,p odds a b.t ge.l n' wor.,httt for a day or twO. eeeretary of intention of While th Pre dent and many Of hls:nmctal fatalll' the Alaskan trJ. bm most el beads of depamente Plan absent from Washington Obeying hot spell. Mellon has left foe a va of from six weeks to two Europe. While there h ake a study of:Jconomlv so that. as a mmnher of comlsslon, he may to know" better what the rations, noW Indebted to the to the extent of many ctn do In the way obllgttttons- with hm to Secretary Me. and Twelve Hits in Twelve Shots Won the Prize The gt crew ot tire flagslilp Pittsburgh at Con-tauLmople, whzc |beta, winning the $1,500 In gunnery prizes for the crew. t made L lait out o/ as vLmJay A00rcra0000 of All Types in Races @ ........... ]cash for light commercial speed and aces rr0m i-ranoe ann italy Wll|lemciency planes; Merchants' Ex- Enter October Contests |change of St. Louis trophy and $2,000 . ] cash for large capacity planes, both at St. Louis. [civilian and military; Mulvltdll model __ |,ropb. and cash, d.ratlon SL Louls.--A program enabling vi- Ifor model airplanes; ad the Detroit tually every type of airplane and News Air Mall trophy and $1,500 for dirigible to compete in the Interns- alr-mall pilots. tional air races here, October 1 to 8, has been prepared by the Flying dub of St. Louis. In addition to the Pulltzer trophy race, many other events designed to test the speed, durability and con. wetlon of the different types of air- craft have been arranged. For the first time the Pulltaer race probably will assume an international aspect, as assuraneea have been rn- relved that Sadl Lae4nte, the Frnnch ace. and Braeq Pays. Italian aviator, will efiter. The British government may enter Herbert James. the En llgh ace. It has been announced. Ra on Triangular Course. The rates will be over a 50-kilome- ter (31.07 miles) triangular course. similar to that In Detroit isst year. Each corner of the triangle will be marked by a pylon, 60 feet hlgh and 20 feet oqttre at the baee .for the guidance of the flyers, who. It Js x- petted, will make the turns at high speed. The list Of trophies and prizes has mounted steadily. In addition to cash prizes totaling $18,000, numerous tro- phies emblematic of championship In the respecOve claeses will be awarded the winners. Gold, sliver and bronze [lecoratlons will be given pflotn fiinish- Ins second and third. Special $%000 Prize. A cash prize of $1,000 and a silver loving cup donated by the Chamber of Commerce of St. LoUiS, will be award- ed winners of the "On to St. Louts" race. About 100 entries are expected from all parts of the United States and possibly points In Canada. Other major events and prizes im elude: Flying club of St. Louis trophy, a sliver loving cup, and cash prizes to- taling $1,000 for two-seated low-pow- er planes: Liberty Engine Builders trophy and $1,500 In cash for military observation planes only; Aviation club of Detroit trophy and 12,000 Punish Violators of Migratory Bird Act Washlngton.--A fine of $250 and costs or a Jail sentence of three months was the penalty imposed un each of two viola tors of the migratory bird treaty acL administered by the biological survey, United States De- partment of Agriculture. The two men, residents of Savannah, Ga.. while duck hunting along the Savannah river lr Beaufort county, were appre- hended by federal game wardens, and found to have in their possession dead bodies of wood ducks In violation of the federal law protecting waterfowl and other migratory birds. Sentence was Imposed In the federal court at Charleston. S. C.. pleas of guilty being entered In both cases. Beads Found in Gutter Prove $10,000 Necklace New York.--A string of what ap- peared to be dirty beads of the *'five and ten" variety brought a reward of $250 to John Hussey and Joseph Mul- ligan, employees of the Hotel Bllt- more. The "beads" were picked from the gutter at the Vanderbllt avenue en- trance of the hotel by a youth who tossed them to Hussey, who wmi on duty at the door. BESMIRCHES OWN NAME TO SAVE GIRL SHE LOVED Nurse Called Infant Her Own and Told of "Deserted Husband." Cblcege.---ize story of a woman with a potlees reputaUou who posed as the mother o an Illegitimate child to save the reputation of a glrl she loved, eve going so far as to dlvoree a fictitious husband, has come to light In the Chicago divorce courts. A German nurse, a pretty daughter of a rich family, a youth who was killed, and a tiny baby are the char- atters of the strange story. The young rich girl fell In love with a man whom her parents did not favor. The girl and the youth met secretly. One day the couple decided to elope and be married two weeks later. But a few days before the elopement the young man was killed In a fall from a horse. The girl, heart-broken, told her nurse the story of the ; that was expected. The nurse decided to hep ber favorite. The nurse asked for a leave of ab. senco for a vacation, and then Invited the girl to go along with her. Several months later, the nurse sent word that she was married. She went back to her former employers, with the baby In her arms, and asked for work. de- Disastrous Oil Fire Started bv ciaring that her husband had deserted her. She was accepted. But there was talk. People uked why the husband left so soon. The nurse, undaunted, obtained a dlvore from the "husband" and the told her lawyer the complete tory. The law- yet- told the court. Today. the nurse, the baby and the girl live under the same roof. 6nab day, Just when she doesn't know, the girl Intends to adopt the "nurse's" baby. Blind Boy Operates Telephone Switchboard Jacksonville.---Carl Wiley,-a blind boy who Is night telephone switch. board operator at the State hopttal here. has attracted attention for his el. most uncanny ability to dlstingutsh sounds. His most unusual feat is lu the operation of the telephone switch- board with practically no help but the ear. The attendants in charge of wards all over the great hospital report In every half hour during the night. Wlley's hearing is so acute he Is sale to tell what station the call comes from by the sound of the buzzer fo that station, though to the ordinary ear all the buzzers ix)and alike, Lightning A tmtt ot iightn|ng struck one of the 200 oil tanks tit the plant of tire Atlantic ltettuing company at Pittsburgh, Pa., and started a great fire that raged for many hours anddld damage estimated at $2.000,000. Tank after tank caught fire and exploded PRISONERS TELL TRUTH UNDER NEW MEDICINE -- Man Convicted of Muter Is Acquitted as Result. San Quentin, Cale--Sepamllt, alkaloid, was used In exprlment on three inmates of 8an Quentln prLson here. as s result of whlch John L.  Parrot. eonvleted of the murder of a Chinese In Sacramento, was adjudged Lunoeent; Eugene O'Leary, a former ervice man sentenced from Sacra- mento on a grand larceny charg provtfied authorities wth Information as to his identity ; and John L. Johw son. negro, admitted his guilt and son. reseed to participation In other crime according to the experimenters. Dr. It. I House of Ferrls, Tex.. conducted the experiments before seventl prison lclais and criminal iveatlgatora. Doctor llouse declared the i,opo- finance. Other fnctlltlet%- however, re* malned Intact. he said. Farrsr. while under the influence of the drn confessed that he took part }n the attempted robb-y of a Chlnesa merchant In Sacramento. dur- Ing which the Chinese was killed. "Parrtr wa con.qcted of the man's murder, but, according to his story. told while under the drug's influence, the fatal shot was fired by Roy Carv- er, an accomplice in the attempted robbe. Milch myery had surrounded O'Leery's ease. Hls court testimony and War depa-tment records die. agreed. In the course of the teetlmony he le eald to have supplted dllropan- cie. Those discrepaztelea were straightened out when ha was under the Influence of the drug. Stork, Death and Cupid Are Shmmhs Enghmd If the next three-quarters of 19'23 are anything like the quarter ended March 81 England's popeleUon will not show much increase. The flgure Just published for the first quartet" show that the birth rate In F, ngland and Wales was the lowest on record for any first quarter, with the excep- tion of the war years. The figure for January. February and March of this year is 192,970. which ts 14,60 ie than that record. ed for the same months last year. On the other hand. le deaths of children under a year old have occurred, and the total death rat for the quarter--- 124,720---1a the lowest ever recorded. Of every thmmand babies born lu EngiUd eighty-thrt die within tweiva months, and the majority of these 8to boys- One thmmand ud thirty-four boy habiea were born tO  thou- Sand girls, The number of marriages has base deereaelng In lgnglau! for the last three years, 8q9$2:4dng dvd,-l 920, 82052 In 19I, and only 290,Seo American Surgeon Honored in Dr. William J. geon and head of the Rochester, Minn.. Is over this summer, attending ventions, receiving and enjoying himself fore he sailed he where he was given the tor of Laws by McGfll Trinity college, Dublln, a Master of varsity of Leeds of Doctor of Science attended the surgical Royal Society of he read a paper on fore the International grass. Intervlewed on cancer, Dr. Mayo sald : "We oftthnes bear cures, but absolute ahead. Few thingS, probable. There maY cure, but  far as l know, thls relief has not been reached. "The span of llfe in the last slxty years has Increased fro two years on the average," sald the surgeon. "an increase of life's span. As cancer usually strikes the body after forty probably ae,.ounts for the seeming increase of cancer. of other ailments before forty, or before the tlme when cancer to develop." Elected the Third Bishop of In his earlier years a railway ac- eouutanL Rev. Dr. flames E. Freeman has been elected, at the age of fifty- five, to be-the third bishop of Wash- lngton, a place of hlgh honor for which ida fellow ministers and the Protestant Episcopal church generally think he is well qualified. In his new position he will be the head of the wonderful cathedral which is being built in the national capital. Bishop Freeman was born In New York, and after passlng through the public schools he spent fifteen years in the legal and accounting depart- meats of the Long Island and New York Central railways. The late Bish- op Henry C Potter of New York had taken a great Interest in the young man and induced him to enter the ministry, personally supervising his studies in that direction, In 1894 he was ordained deacon and the next year was made a priest, and after two year as assistant in St. John's church, Xonkers, he became drew's Memorial churcl of tbat city. From 1910 until 1921 he St. Mark's church in Minneapolis, and then went to I/19 Im ingtom Once C00ety Girl, Now in Not so many years popular young women theater in London known as "the glrl silo eyes." The other Hilton Phlllpson. she the house of which her husband, had been ousted beCat violated the corrupt the campaign. The former GaietY ed a lot on being politician, tain was unseated. of his own. she tha career in the to the Conserwative London, presented her friend, Col. Leslie of the party, used eyes" and her famoUS the support of the tlon she was victor candidates by a large majority. How in the world did she dO the eyes and the smile. There was /dse the blue crepe mot-awe plain white Peter Pan collar. There was, too, a knowledge of a histrionic ability of no mean order, which, having served ItS stage, was now to find expression In life. Judd, Explorer of the Chaco Nell Melton Judd, director of the Pueblo Bonito expedition of the Nm tlonal Geographic soclety, has resumed exploration of the prehistoric ruin at Chaco canyon, NeW Mexico. Ef- forts are being directed to determine the water supply of this aboriginal apartment house of 900 rooms, con* sidereal to be one of the most Impor- tant rulna In the United States. The expedition is also seeking to learn what forests supplied the beams used in the village, now 40 miles distant from any tlmber of comparable size. It is estimated the slte has been de- serted since years before Columbus came to America. If all rooms were occupied, it housed between 1,,500 and 2,000 persons. Mr, Judd, who was born lr Ne- braska in 1887 and was educated in the Utah and George Washington uni- versities, is nee of the leading arche- ologists of America. After engaging In exploration in Utah. Arizona and New Mexico. he Joined the tiered museum as aid in ethnology and was rapidly advanced-. ComesBack From Adventm00t00 soStt gold. the blade and belt richly metal  brtmght home nm. oUm carlton, Edward A. Angeles three years salllng yacht got beck to New york steamship Conto wu shipwrecked at Arabian sea. Genoa, where it a result of an thee dlesmers the aboat and hitl, Samoa. PUL Guinea, DelL TlmOr, Andersen islands. French Somaliland While en was received bY Including the Jsz. Emir All. from Mecca to rain and lrd and belt ha6 always wa bad and htR of