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m ilam malta m Valln m m s m lall | UUUlb lUUlll m m m muir nnnl wno tmn um  lira m -,, , Gustav Stresemann, German Dictator Dr. Gnstav. Stresemann (portrait the"new German chancellor, many by blossoming out in dictator, at least that is press caned him, cam- him to Mussolini. Stresemann's newspaper said : is so much talk about a it must be emphasized not depend so much on must be a personal- whom the nation can act wUl for health and will put through the will be recognized as right." Stresemann is a strong man, ae. to Count Harry Kessler, for- minister to Poland, who the German view- a series of lectures at the In- of Polities, Wi!ilamstown. Count Kessler pictured Dr. as a strong man, with deft- clear-eat opinions, dominant per- political sagacity.; "Dr. -tresemann Is the son of a Dresden busl- and a typical representative of the German hard-working middle Count Kessler. "He was educated at some of the best universities. a social leader in Berlin. Napoleon and Byron are histwo great heroes, He is one of the best public speakers in germany." Sues. Brookhart for 30 Cents THE W00DVTLLE REPUBLIOAN. WOODVILLE, PlIBLIE EYE Children to Be COSTLY OILFIRE Taught $00ety ti-Aocident Study Will Be These will start with street dangers, and continue through the list of fires, Part of Regular 0urrioulum weapons, burns and scalds, poisons in Publi0 Schools. and asphyxiations, electric safety, falb lng objects, railway tracks and trains, Atlantic City, N. J.---Two million accidents In play and drowning. school children this fall will begin the Mr. Dew disclosed that In some study of accident prevention as a part cLUes where safety,education had been of tle curricula. Marcus Dew of New tried out, fatal accidents among school York, president of the National Safety children had decreased nearly half. council, reported recently to the execu- In Cleveland such deaths decreased tlve committee and directors in sea- by 101 In the year. A 50 per cent re- sign here. Special textbooks have been duction resulted from six years of provided and other Instruction by drill school safety work in Detroit, he said, slogans, statistics, organizations, de- and St. Louls also had made a good bates and other features which are in- record. The larger cities where school , Lightning struck two tanks at a tended to reduce drastically the estl- superintendents have taken up accl-JPor t Arthur, Tex., refinery, causing dent prevention Instruction included lhal f a million dollars damage. mated annual 20,000 fatalities among New York. Chicago, Cincinnati, Bur- I school children, fain, Milwaukee, Seattle, Boston, Lou-[ ..... School officials and teachers Joined lsville, Rochester and Baltimore. [ hibits showing protection among ani- in mapping out the program and a The American Museum of Natural I reals, and showing the connection of textbook covering virtually eWery form >f accident and prevention was corn- History, Mr. Dow added, had co-oper-| preservation of life by present-day piled intended to appeal to the Chit- ated with 'the councff in preparing ex- | methods. flren's instincts for self-preservation Sewed 12 Ye00s For example, it is continued, Eng- dsh classes offered an unllmi{ed field for work In accident prevention ....... for BufiM Lot through reading, composition, speeches and debates. Drawing had an equally xtenslve scope through posters, con Btruction, sand-table models, scrap book and bulletin boardJ Charges by Senator Smith W. An al-ithmetic class, It was fonneL Woman Inmate of Poor Farm and with it has purchased a lot in the Miriam cemetery, where, she has been Breokhart of Iowa that E. T. Meredith, could use accident statistics of the Acquires $25 to Save Body aur by the infirmary oflgciais, she while occupying the office of secretary city, state and country as a basis for of agriculture, "sit in the Wall street groups. Woblems, learning meanwhile From Potter's Field. will be given a regular buriaL She game and helped produce the greatest to keep an accurate account of noel- knows now that no medical students panic In farm prices In the history of dents so that the extent of the accl- Maryville, Mo.Mlss Anna Curless will get an opportunity to work on her agriculture," prompted Mr. Meredith dent situation might be known. It has been au inmate of the Nodaway bbdy for experimental purposes. (portrait herewith) to instruct his at- was found civics could include the County infirmary for 58 years and dur- Tells of Struggle to Get torneys to file suit against the sen- study of municipal governments' agen- ing the time she has seen a number of With quivering lips Miss Curless ator for libel and damages of 30 cents, Lies for the protection of IDes of bodies taken away from the institution told of the hard efforts she bad made "Senator Brookhart's charges, citizens. Safety Is emphasized in gee- and tumaed over to medical colleges, to acquire the occasional dime, quar- made in an address at Radcliffe. Is.," graphy through the study of forest The thought of this fate for herselt so ter and half dollar through quilting Mr. Meredith said, "involved my integ- fires, and floods and peoples of various worn'led her that she took steps to until she ad accumulated the neces- rlty and honor and were without bas Iimates and countries, save herself from mlch a fate. Al- sary dollars to make the purchase of In fact/ But few people give any ere- Study Current Dangere. though practically without relatives or the cemetery lot. dence to Brookhart's statements, s.ud Each nmnth of the school year will friends, through 12 years of hard la- Friends and charitable institutions while the damages of his statements be devoted to study of the accident her at making quilts during her spare in Maryville learned of her ambition migat be more, I estimate his effective, danger most Imminent at the time. time she has managed to amass $25 and she was aided by them to the ex- hess at about 30 cents, so I have in. tent that they gathered quilt pieces strn my attorneys to sue Mr Bro. "S es" in Yello [J- rk-- --l and sent them to her at the poor farm. hart for libel and damages in this avag wstone a it was slow work for Miss Curless, amountthe real compensation being whose fingers had become stiff In her in getting Mr. Brookhart on record un. old age, but she did not give up. For der oath. The public will now have several years it seemed as if her fund was growiug awfully siov, but after she had gathered together $10 the re- mainder of the money seemed to come somewhat easier. It was in 1911 that Mlss Curless first began to make her quilts. The finished products were P blem," S D Butl sent to all parts of the United States. re ays r. er ,.=at. o, Miss Curless Is the first person ever admitted to the county farm, and she has been under the regime of 16 super- Intendents, " She has seen inmates of the lnstl- tntion die with no relatives or fribnds In the world, and no tears, no flowers. no songs at the funeral Simply an entry in an oflclal-looklng book marked the end of a llfe. Those who die at the farm are buried "over the hilL" or are sent to a dissecting room that some medical Studelats may be- come acquainted with the human body, It was to escape all thisthat. Miss Curless worked for 12 years to save $25 with which to purchase the ceme- tery loh She never attended a school of any kind. but she has learned to read by the use of newspapers and boo She remembers nothing of her parents and I her childhood days were spent in orrow. Se was fifteen years old when she tame to the Nodaway eoun- 'Vhb $ltoui0 I Cry Over Yea." ruing tltese prettb, uliege girl "savage [ty institution and now she Is an old vacationing at Canyon camp, Yellowstone park, when they had to peel onions[ woman, well along on the downward --and so.they, placed raw potatoes In their m0utbs to keep the fumes away. l hill of Life. Altogether she has led a They are. left to right : Helen Cantrall of Springfield. BL; Samara Perrine of [ contented life during that half-ore. Monticello. Is.; Viviau Zoch of Eclect All. and Elaine Hirth of Toledo, O. |tury period. ! i| ...... : ...... SPAN OF LIFE GREATER ik00t,H:d:L.a: BY OVER THREE YF_ARS by D0000i.00S00lf to see how xteurly he can come to proving even one of hls many him sue !" So spoke Senator Smith "Wlldman Brookhart. "I can pay p cents. I am not afraid of Mr. Meredith's charges." Buffer, presi- uulversity, is back to Europe, Dr. Butler universities on American history and other topics. He addressed the Academy of Internation- The Hague. He also visited Belgium. "There Is Just about as much dan- war in Europe now," declared "as there Is in Fifth ave- . half dozen able buslness men get together In Europe and st- were it not for political Issues of the va- Each country must be I am not aP- possibility of trou- anti Great Brit iS abrd to hear talk of the There is no Eu- economically or po- I There is a geographic Eu- not a political one Only twice In history has there been a Europe general economic and political situation, and that hap- the Roman empire elsted and again when there was a do- of the Church of Rome." a Bergdoll Again in LimeHgM (}rover Cleveland Bergdoll is a name that is known the world over. Just now he is in the limelight because of a second unsuccessful attempt to kidnap him. Bergdoil killed one man with a revoh-er and wounded another, whose thtrmb he also chewed off. Both the United States and Canada have tried in vain" to extradite the million- aire slacker, the former en the charge that he gained false passports by frtlud. Germtmy refuses to act. Jmt previous to this attempt to kldns it was believed tha$ wouhl be made by which Bergdol would return to the United States and , serve his sentence. His mother Was wlth him, with the consent of the United States government. Bergdoll, it seems, has In Eberbach, Baden, he life of a hunted man for more than two ),ears. He lives In the Hotel Kron He seldom ventures out at night t)c, dark fie visits the homes of relatives or friends. Berg. In 1920 as a deserter. Slemp as Secretary appointing confound- the nation-wide Slemp emp is well.to-do'and new type of secretary. He Virginia In 1870. He was Virginia Mllltory 1891. studied and Va. Prophecy Made Last Year Betng Borne Out by U. S, Figures: New York.--Fulflilmet at a prophecy that the average span of life in this country could be lengthened by 20 years in half a century has begun, says a statement issued by the Na tional Health council. Proof of this Is shown in' the latest figures of the United States census bureau, which re- Veal a gain of three and a third years n the average length of life during I92L The prophecy, made at the annual meeting of the American Public Health sssociatlen last year, Is being borue out by, a gain In the average "span of life from 54 2-8 years during 1920 to during 1921, this improvement greater titan for the" entire ten years. 1910-1920. Furtliermore  1921 gives us the low.st deIl rate the country has ever had. Chicago "Cop" Wlven Hot Wedding Rtlon C"hlcago.--So4ety no:e: Vincent Johnson, secretary to pt. Jnmett Me. Cann Of the Maxwell treet station, was married recently to. Ml Elizabeth Hally of 4650 West Adams street. police report: Vincent Johnson was taken Into custody by. the Fillmore street police as he was leaving St. Mel's chttr('h with his bride... The charge was stealing an automobile be- longing tO Captain ]cCann. Ptdsoner released when captain  explained John- Don had borrowed the machine saying he wanted to take his mother to the depot. Fire report : False alarm turned in fro 4650 west Adams street. Some Rind of celebration in rogress. One Vincent Johnson appeared ove'rheated, but no evidence of fire. Medical report: Police pulmotor squad called to ,1650 West Adam street. Patient, Vincent Johnson, re- Eminent scientists will carefully analyze these figures when the Ameri- can Child Health association holds its annual convention In Detroit from Oe- tuber 15 to 17. Two other members of the National Health council will hold conventions about the same time, the kmerlcan Public Health association ...... ....  MISSISSIPPI Chlcago."I dreamed that l was going to have som had luck. I guess I'll beat that bad lack." These were the tam wnr Of Stanley Janik of this city. He plunged Into the river after speaking them and was drowned. meeting in BostOn from October 8 to  : = =" : ; : ---- -- --- -- -- - =" = =" " "- : = - l I1" ignorant and which are USUally easily remediable or preventable. And ff 10,000.000 American cltlzeus will go this year to their doctors for health examinations, the prophecy wlll be more than fulfllledL" says the council English Travel In Security. Londop.---Only five passengers of the 1,186,479,000 carried on English railways during 1922 were kilted in accidents. This Is one passenger in eery 23%000#00. When a man comes before dinner he nsnally comes after dlnner. II and the 'Alter[ eial Hygiene assoclatlen in 'St. dmls` October 18 and 19. Increase in the ave raKe length of life during the earlier yeas are alrmmt lost in the mlddle-age grelP, and the National Hcaltli  cotmell is seeking to offset thl by ;wang a- campaign to have every one go on his birthday to his family phycia for a thorough physical ezamL1)ation. By doing this. the council asserts, serious organic diseases can be detected and pravento ed. 'hree out of four apparently healthy persons examined reveal phy- sical impairments of which they are .-.. ..... ....... ......... n Sea Hero Given Medal [ Bush Saves Dreamer = | After Two-Year Search New York.Atter a search of two years for a man who had forgotten he was s here. Edward KavuaglL forty, of Jersey City. able seaman, received the seaman,s valor medal The act of heroism was performed June 21, 1920. and the medal was ordered by Pre. dent Wilson. For two years Kava- nagh could not be found, although search was made In Ireland. where he was born. and throughout this country. Kavanagh'a heroic act Is mald to : Who Tried High Dive : : SiOU' Fali 5, D.--Bellevng | | that Im was making a high ,live. t | when in reality he ' was dream- : Iing, Albert Paulson leaped fsom I s second stOry window ff his : home and landed I ibis bush. Some m watching him dive, |  nembers of his family who were | m awakened by his yell when he alighted, I iQ,.mm=mmmm=mmmmmmmmmmmm4 have been lnown fo President Hard- ittg, who, inquired occasionally If he ' bad been found. tovn last night, ffohnson to the log of the British going to a l!ace where "u tot Frenchurch. which went to the headed, fiat=footed coPl er of the foundering American fete with a gary's nuptials." C. May, in a heavy ---  Kavatmgh helped man the life- Potato Peeling MieJI boat and succeeded In taking off the For use In small restaurants a read- eaptnin, h wife and , otlmr Hy portable machine do. ......... signed that peels and  A * Turning BattlesMps Into ASHINGTON.--Seated at a By prearrangement a table in the State depart-lwent to the Navy d,:p meat, five men recOrded the moment *.he last name had final approval of the powers ten on the naval limitation or the treaties drafted by the arms onference to end naval competition, terminate the Anglo-Japanese alliance and sweep away the war clouds that have hovered for decades over the Pa- cific. ! It was an epilogue to the Washing- ton negotiations at which It had been planned to give the place of honor to President Harding, at whose call the conference assembled ; but instead the forullll deposit of ratifications was lr- formed almost without ceremony. Secretary. Hughes and his colleagues met in the diplomatic reception room, in the presence of only a handful of spectators, including officials of the de. partment` messengers and representa- tives of the press. Ambassador Hanl- hara acted for Japan and the other powers were represented by the charges of their embassies here, H. O. Chilton for Great Britain, OapL Andre de la Boulaye for France and Augusto Rosso for Italy. ink had not dried on the fore orders were f wires which mean 000 tons in fighting shipS, ne I From latest advices to partment the following made of the progress in the abroad prior to exchange of tion : British empire---Total to 24 old ships, of 500,000 i shpg, none. Proposed four capital ships keels were lald and capital ships of smaller Eighteen old ships rendered I of war service, 17 already o]d. Japan---Tota to be ships of 163,000 tons and of 77,000 tons` Work on ships held in state of signing of treaty and moved from nine obsolete women selected axe : Arkansas--Mrs, W. H. Foster, Little Rock. CaliforniaMrs. O. P. Clark, Los l Angeles. Colorado---Mrs- Anna W. Vaile` Den- ' vet. Delaware.--Mrs. W. K. du Pont, Wil- mington. Idaho---Mrs- Portia yon Cannon. Sandpoint/ Illinois--Mrs- Louise de K. Bowen. Chicago. IndianaMiss Dorothy Cunnlngham, Martinsvllle- Iowa--Mr L. M. Dodso Des Moines. Kansas---Mrs, It. R. Blttman, Inde- pendence KentuckyMrs, A. T. Heft' Louis- vtlle. Louisiana--Mrs. Emily F. Genssier, New Orleans. Maine---Mrs. Guy P. Gannett, Au- gusta. Maryland---Mrs- W. B. Lownde Baltlmore. , Massachusetts---Mrs. Charles S. Bird. East Walpole. Michigan--Miss Bina M. West, Port Huron. MinnesotaMrs` Manley L. Fossoen. I Minealxll Republican National Committee HIRTY-FIVE of the forty-eight , MississippiMrs. IAda A. states have named Republican Oxford. ational committee women. The Missouri--Mrs. Lon A. states yet to be heard from are Louis. Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut. The Montana--Mrs- Margaret Butte. Nevada---Miss Delia B. New Jersey--Mrs- Lewis son, Red Bank. New Mexico---Mrs. Mlna O. Santa Fe. New YorkMrs. New York city. --North Carolina--Mrs, L u! terson, Winston-Salem. Ohio--Mrs. John C. bus. Oon--M ta c. # = land. IL PennsylvantaMrs. burton. Philadelphia. Rhode Is] andMa-s. man, Providence. South CarelinaMrlL Kirksey, Plckens. Tennessea---Mre, Mary O. Chattanooga. Vermont--Mrs. George chester. VrginiaMrs. M. M. eke Washington---Mrs- Tacoma. West Virginia---Mrs. Huntington. Wyoming--Mr Bryant Casper. "Keep on Cutting Budget," Says OVERNMENT expenditures government has taken are to be cut to the bone, ac- ration of a normal state cording to Representative finances. biartln B. Madden of Chicago, "Prior to this visit chairman of the appropriations com- mittee of the house, who predicted that the policy of keeping the govern- ment on the "substantial and credit- able basis of paying its way from cur- rent revenues" would be pursued by the incoming congress. "The indication from President Coildge that he expects the executive departments to eliminate $125.000.000 from last year's appropriations to bring the budget within estimated reve- nues is a good omen." Mr. Madden said. "My recent trip to Europe, which gave me an opportunity to study closely economic and financial condb lions in England, France, Belgium end Germany, has served to accetu- ate my admiration for the course our achievements in the era] expenditures, decrease' debt, reduction In elimination of warthue Ume activities had great satisfaction ; but, nection with the tries abroad, they seem of miraculous. "The "expenditures of meat for the fiscal was the fiscal year in stice was signed, covering expenses o4 the cludlng public debt approximately pendltures for the closed on June 80 last, basis of comparison, 295,000,000. Reclamation BOLITION of the post of di- rector of the reclamation serv- ice, Involving the retirement from office of Director A. P. Davis, is said by Secretary of the In- terior Work to be due to the natural development of the reclamation work past the stage where the servlces of engineers were to be considered the first consideration. The American Society of Civil En- gineers had made representations as a result of Mr. Davis' separation from the government service. The se.re- tary's answer to the society was made In a letter to Its secretary, James H. Dunlap of New York. "All of our projects are not prosper- ous," Mr. Work wrote. "Tt Is not a question of enInee,qn, sn much  It is of business acumen and operation. 'q'his does no! mean a diminished construction program, but rather an Increased and accelerated construc- tion because, with the money returned to the government under efficient busi- ness management, there will be freed a fund to continue construction that Projects Must Be otherwise will be retarde& "To handle the the engineering force remains with the salve head who has bee work for many years. thought of minimizing of reclamation purpose to retain In the reclamation In engineer, he at first subsequently declinin ment. "The secretary of alone Is charged with the reclamation act. eat possible efficiency and aspect of that the change to made necessary by for nniess about many entirely by settlers. gone and the lose millions of the settlers themselveS labor and money their l-ms," Big Business Calls on the IG business called at the Whlte  House and was closeted with datlon of the President Coolidge an hour. cuntry. ,.t,d The delegation, beaded by Ju- TariffA sepsrate  lius EL Barnes. president of the United late the flexible tettlL 8tate Chamber of Commerce, included a half doen other leaders of that or- ganization and the International Cham- ber of Commerce. It was a group that in the past has shown a keen Interest in European af- fldrs. The callers said. after the con- ference, that they told President CooUdge what big business wants from his admlnistratinn along domeettc lines. They did not say what they told him they wanted as a foreign policy. The principal point raMd by the delegatlo were: TaxaflonA general revision of the i)resent tax iaw and especially a low- ering of "supertaxes." Merchant Marine---Prlvate ownership and operatlen. re, triton, m.leetlve the tariff commission- Soldier World Court'Je American entry Into body. Oovernmt In should be as little business The President tax ' laws are productive meat the argued. industry -and that is now curtties to eecaPe Big b# to gut