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THE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIDURE
" " IIIA L. BARB, PubllHlior
r TERMS: $1.00 IN ADVANCE.
NORTH PLATTE, . NEBRASKA.
FROM MANY POINTS
EVENTS OF THE DAY HELD TO A
UTE EVENTS BOILED
Personal, Political, Forelflti and Other
Intelligence Interesting to the
Secretary Bryan has named Prof.
T. .1. Brooks of the MisslsBlppI ngrl
culturnl collego and Prof. C. W. Pugs
loy of Lincoln, Neb., to ropreaont the
United States at tlio International In
stitute on Agriculture at Homo In
In keeping with tholr announced
policy of opposition to appointments
belloved to havo been made for polit
ical reasons, republican senators
have bo far held up forty of President
Wilson's nominations for small post
offices. Hen C. Davis, confidential secretary
to Secretary of State Hryan, was
made chief clerk of tlio state depart-
ntrni, lmvia nveu in umiuia uuer
completing his courso at Carthago
college, Illinois. No was Mr. Bry
an s secretary when tlio latter was In
Senator CummlnB Introduced a res
olution to amend tlio constitution so
that when legislatures or sixteen
.states or 15 per cent of tlio voters of
'A states petition the president for
( constitutional amendment, It
May be ratified by two-thirds of tlio
fntlre stntes, either through tlio log
IsWurcH or by a direct voto.
Tho question of who shall succeed
General P. II, Barry as a member of
the national board of governors of
soldiers' homes wns resurrected by
the decision of tho sonato appropria
tions committee which struck out tho
provision reducing tho membership
cf tho board from cloven to live. Tho
lioufio has attempted for soveral bob
eIoiib to make this ohnngo, to which
tho senate linB not consented. When
General Barry resigned to becomo
governor of tho San Monica, Cal.,
home, it was expected his pluco on
tho board would bo legislated out of
existence. W. V. Allen of Madison,
Neb., W. II. Groen of Omaha and B.
P. BnrncB of Grand Island, Nob.,
were candidates for appointment. W.
V. Allen then Btood'tho best chance
of being selected and may got tho
placo If tho action of tho sonato com
mittee Is upheld.
The "hunger Btrlko" bill passed Us
third reading in tho House of IordB
Plnns for establishing an endow
ment fund of $100,000 occupied a ro
cent session of tho mld-blcnnlal coun
cil of the General Federation of
Women's clubs In Washington.
Elmor Itlco followed his wlfo who
had loft tholr homo near Molla, Neb.,
recently and shot her, thou killed
himself. Mrs. Rico will' probably re
covor, being merely wounded In the
Two now bills dealing with tho
question of land ownership by aliens
n California each repreHcntjng tho
view of n considerable faction In tho
legislature, will bo offered nnd voted
on by tho senate
Tho Presbyterian parsonngo at To
ledo, 111., was dynamited recently. Tho
Rev. W. II. Wllaon and his wife, who
Mere in tho liourio nt tho time, escap
ed with slight bruises. Wilson has
been a vigorous foe of saloons.
William E. Lochnor, onco a wealthy
cattlo dealor of Klncald, Kas., ar
rested nt Kansas City on tho chargo
cf stealing 101 cattlo valued ot $7,000
in Washington county, Colorado, Is on
tho way to Akron, Colo., in tho cus
tody of a sheriff. Lochnor agroed to
0 without extradition papers.
Three United States senators, a
former vico president of tho United
States, tho govornor of Illinois, threo
former governors, nearly tho entire
membership of tlio Illinois legisla
ture and many prominent citizens of
tho state joined in Springfield In pay
ing tributo to Ko memory of Stephen
A Douglas m tho one hundredth an
niversary rf his birthday.
Thlrtyour of tho thirty-six states
which hvo ratified tho constitutional
nmendmont for direct election of
Vnl'-ed States senators had glvon for
mal notice of tholr action. When Sec
retary Bryan recelveo similar notices
'om his homo state, Nebraska, and
Oklahoma, ho will bo ready to pro
tilalm that tho seventeenth amendment
to the constitution is operative.
Three million six hundred and ton
thousand dollars was the amount of
tho damago sustained by tho Pennsyl
vania Railroad company through the
recent floods In tho mlddlo west, ac
cording to a statement issued by tho
More than half tho Belgian work
ers who took part in tho strlko for
equal suffrago returned to their em
ployment An agreement has been reached be
tween tho partisans of Gonornl Felix
Diaz and President Huertn nnd his
cabinet to ntuko freah efforts to hnvp
u general election called.
Tho Paris auto bandit, Monier, Cal
lemln and Soudy, were executed at
Secretary Bryan's "grape Juice"
dinner received attention from all
over tho world. English papers now
refer to "Wlshy Washington."
Total appropriation made by tho
Inst Nebraska lcglslaturo beat the
record by $1,430,000.
PostmaMer General Burleson has"
ordorod that unpaid, misdirected im
mailable and unclaimed postal curds,
ub well as postcardB deposited for
local delivery bo returned to sender.
"Tho navigation of the Panama ca
nal should bo free and open to all nnd
ought to be exercised on equal terms
for all," This wus the declaration of
George W. Gram, minister of state of
Nearly half a hundred men knelt
and prayed before the bar of a saloon
nt Plainfleld, Wis., whllo a revival
meotlng was being conducted by
By direction of Lindley M. Garrison,
secretary of war, tho Panama canal
one will bo without saloons during
tho coming fiscal year. At the pres
ent time ther aro thirty-five saloon
in zono towns.
Slnco the tornado, 2,000 changes in
address have been filed nt tho post
ofllco in Omaha, showing that moro
than 5,000 pcoplo have been com
pelled to abandon their homes on ac
count of tho storm.
A decree ordering tho continuance
of tho obligatory teaching of Chris
tianity In tho Spanish public schools,
but exempting the children of non
Cntholics from compulsion, was slgncJ
by King AlfonBO nt Madrid.
Testifying for tho defense In the
btrnl of Arthur D
with the murJer of his wife, Florence
C. Smith, by poisoning, Dr. Bills K
Schilling of Columbus, O., a pathol
ogist, dclnred that Mrs. Smith's
doath wbb duo to natural cauBes.
Definite plans for the construction
of ono of tho biggest and most expen
sive hotels In tho world aro said to
havo been completed for Chicago's
down town district. Tho new hos
telry Is to cost $!t,000,000, nnd will be
built at tho southeast corner of Clark
and Madison streets.
In a letter to Milwaukee authorities
recently, John Schrank, now confined
in tho Northern hospital for the In
iiuno near OBhltosh, Wis., asks tc
hnvo sent to him tho revolver he
used In his attempt to nsBasslnate
Theodoro Roosevelt last October.
A demrrer In the case of the fed
oral government against the late J.
A. Waylnnd, Fred D. Warren and C.
D. Phlfor, owners nnd editors of a
socialist paper at GIrurd, Kan., wns
sustained recently by Judge John C.
Pollock of tho federal court nt To
poka. Fnlluro to show ono case in whlcr
ho had Investigated homo conditions
to which an adopted baby wnB to be
assigned, featured the testimony of
Dr. L. D, Rogers, head of a muternlty
hospital at Chicago, when tho legls
lntlvo commltteo investigating treat
ment of orphans was resume;!.
Coal mlno accidents took a death
toll laBt year of 2,300 mon, according
to a statement mnde public recently
by tho United States bureau of mines.
Tho statemont addB, however, that
these llgurcs represent a deatlj rate
of only 3.15 In every thousand men
omployed, tho smallest rate of mor
tallty slnco 1899. The number ol
tons of conl mined in proportion to
tho number of lives sacrificed was
tho greatest on record. Thero are at
present, according to tho statement,
a total of 750,000 men employed In
Hotel men say the new Nebraska
hotel law will prevent assignation
houses from masquerading as hotels.
Omaha, Lincoln nnd other cities have
numbors of such "hotols," and moro
thnn over slndo the Albert law went
Into offect. The new law Is nlmed at
this distinction through requiring
that any placo holding Itself out to
tho public as a hotel and using the
namo "hotel" shall be a place with
one or moro dining rooms or cafes,
Borvlng menlB.to transient guostB nil
In tho snmo building nnd under the
STANDING OF TEAMS.
W. UJ Pet
Lincoln 5 1 .833
Denvor 5 1 ,833
Omaha 4 2 .007
St Joseph 3 3 .500
Sioux City 3 3 .500
Topoka 2 4 .333
Dob Moines 2 4 .333
Wichita 0 C .000
Two Australian tonnls champions
havo arrived to tako purt In tho Davis
"Kid" Whcolock of Beatrice won
over Tommy Murphy of Denver In a
seven-round mntch recently.
Frank Chance, tho peerless leader
of Now York Americans, was again
Injured and Is out of the game.
Polo players aro practicing on th'
Ocorgo Gould grounds In anticipation
of tho International match In June.
Director Porter of tho department
of public safety has Issued an order
that "Juck" Brltton, tho Chicago light
wolght pugilist, and "Pnl'' Moore, a
Philadelphia boxer, shall bo burred
from appearing In boxing matches In
that city In tho future
All of tho classic events of formei
horso racing days, tho Suburban
Metropolitan and Brooklyn handicaps,
tho Lawrence realization and othot
futures, aro to bo renewed during tho
eighteen days racing, which will be
tried at Belmont park, Now York, be
ginning on Decoration day.
DEFY THE POWERS
UNDERSTOOD THAT SCUTARI
WILL NOT BE EVACUATED.
RUSSIA PROTESTS TO AUSTRIA
Essad Pasha, Defender of the Cap
tured City Proclaims Himself
London. Monday was considered
the fntetul day In the history of the
Balkans problem, In which now and
dl cult complications havo arisen.
The ambassadorial conference has to
decide whether tho European concert
Bhall coorco Montenegro or whether
Austria shall bo left to act alone In
compelling the evacuation of Scutari
The ambassadors of tho powers
presented a note nt Ccttlnje, formally
demanding tho evacuation of tho city,
but tho Montenegrin ministers ex
cused themselves from consideration
of tho noto until after the Eastor fes ,
It Is understood that tho reply
when given will bo an emphatic neg
In tho meantime King Nicholas
has issued a proclamation at Scutari
formully taking possession of the
town. The report that an Austrian
expedition left Trieste has not yet
been ofllclally conilrmcd, but thero Is
great warlike activity in Austria, and
Archduke Franz, heir to the throno,
who is regarded as tho leader of tho
military party, has returned unex
pectedly to Vienna from a holiday
Ho had a long conference recently
with Emperor Francis Joseph.
EBBnd Panha, tho hero of Scutari,
who had a picturesque and adventu
rous career, made a dramatic move
In proclaiming himself king of Alba
nln, and Is said to be innrchlng Into
tho Intorlor of Albania" with -10,000
men. Ho was received with onthus
tasm at Alessto and Is proceeding to
Tirana to bo proclaimed and to take
Essad Pnaha is an Albanian chief
tain of tho typo which earned for the
Albanians n rcpututlon for barbaric
simplicity approaching savagery. Ho
was always opposed to tho young
Turks' repressive measures In Alba
nia. In Vienna and Paris his surren
der of Scutari la regarded as having
been nn arranged matter with King
Nicholas, who approved his plan to
proclaim hlmBolf Indopendont prince
Tho wholo schema of the alleged
storming of Scutari and the marching
out of Essad Pasha's army with tholr
arms Ib now regarded as a coup
d'theater to decelvo Europe. Essad Ib
said to havo joined DJavtd's army of
9,000 men nnd If ho has tho support
of Servla and Montenegro it will bo
a severe blow for Austria.
A Belgrade dispatch to tho Dally
Mall assert that Essad Pasha's Alba
nian standing assures his Buccoaa and
that he has an nlllanco with King
Nicholas. Tho dispatch adds that Es
sad Ib approaching Tlrania with 26,
000 troops and that DJavId Pasha will
becomo his mlnlstor of wnr;
A Balkan correspondent ot the
Times thinks tho occupation of Al
bania by tho powers may become
According to tho Vienna correspond
ent of tho Times Austria la propared
to wait until Wednesday or Thursday
for tho powers' reply.
Tho Russian ambassador has made
verbal representations to tho Austrian
government, deprecating precipitate
action nnd pointing out that tho pow
ers havo not yot exhausted tholr
mennn of pressuro and persuasion on
Levee Breaks at Ferrlday, La.
Natchez, Mlsa.- A long-threatened
bron"k In tho main lino Mississippi rlv
er loveoB along tho west bank In up
per Louisiana came early Sunduy
when Lake St. John levee, twelve
miles north of Ferrlday, La., went out,
turning tho Hood waters looso upon
tlno farming lands and villages of
lower Tensas and Concordia parishes.
Approximately 20,000 persons will
bo driven from their homes In a re
gion of about 900 square miles. Tho
property dnmngo will total several
hundred thousand dollars.
Peoplo living nearby woro warned
fully two hours bqforo tho crash came.
Most of the live-stock had been moved
to tho hlllB on tho Mississippi stdo ot
Federals Attacked by Rebels.
IireJo, Tex. Five hundred rebels,
followers of Venustlano Carranza,
made nn unsuccessful attempt to dls
lodgo General Trucey Aubort's fed
eral troops at Lampazos.
Pardoned By President,
Washington. President Wilson re.
leased CharloB F. Hamilton, sentenced
at Phoenix, Ariz., Octobor 22, 1912, to
ton months In tho fodernl prlsun for
bigamy. Hamilton would lose hU
claim to an entry In Arkansas unless
ho returned to tho land before May 1,
Millionaire to be Vice VVitness.
Los Angoles. Cul. Georgo II. Blxby,
tho Long Boach capitalist, wanted m
a witness In tho county grand Jury
white slavery Investigation, will ap
pear In court soon.
NEBRASKA IN BRIEF.
Coming Events In Nebraska;,
May 8 to 10 Annual Convention
Mississippi Valley Historical Associa
May 20, 21 and 22. Thirty'-seventh
Encampment G. A. H Fremont
A new telephone exchange Is being
built in Holdrege.
Patrick Murray, nn old pioneer of
Washington county, died recently at
Tho city council of Wymore In reg
ular session sworo In the nowly elect
ed city officials.
G. A. Swanson of Surprise killed
an old wolf and captured four little
Tho convention of the State Letter
Carriers' association was held In
Beatrice and closed with a banquet.
Fire destroyed buildings, stock
nnd bIIos of tho Dorsey ranch, Ave
miles cast of Fremont, causing a loss
An attempted Jail break at Fre
mont wns nipped by the sherlfT. Two
convicts had sawed their way out
only to bo confronted by the official.
O'Neill Is enjoying a building
boom. A new hotel la rendy to open,
a school house and public library aro
Group Two of the Nebraska Bank
ers association met In Fremont with
tho largest attendance in its history
Tho Rock Island mechanics and
helpers in the locomotive shops at
Fairbury havo been favored with an
increaso of 2 cents per hous in wages.
Frank Tracy of Norfolk, assistant
In tho otllco of the city engineer, nc
cldently cut tho tip of his nose off
whllo shaving recently.
Her educational facilities are good,
but will be much bettered With the
coming of the new school houses. Ne
braska Central College has a large en
rollment every year.
Tho light on tho Hastings brewery
securing a license was the warmest
ever experienced In that city, though
It Is but a repetition of what occurs
almost overy spring.
Ira BIdwell of Kansas City has ar
rived at Beatrice and will mako an
offort to put l ball team in tio Mink
league this season to represent Wy
moro and Beatrice.
Thero aro more dollars invested in
automoblleB In tho county than In
farm machinery. Yet the people are
thrifty, and the bank deposits aggre
gate a large figure.
Central City is the county sent of
ons of tho nine counties of the state
which have fnrm demonstrators, and
tho best methods of farming are
tested by the county's best agricul
turalists. Appropriations of the 1913 session
of tho legislature run up to $5,247,
905. This amount is dlveded into
$G1,321 for claims, $1C2,5C8 for de
ficiencies, $9G2,310 for salaries and
$3,075, 3G for maintenance.
Georgo Gaddls, a pioneer resident
of Box Butte county and government
Btock Inspector, was found hanging
to a hay loader on the Eldred ranch,
twenty-five miles southeast of Al
liance Mra. Sarah Miller, who makes her
homo with her Bon, Lyman Miller, in
York, foil down tho basement steps,
striking on her head. Her neck was
broken and she died instantly. Sho
wns 8G years of ago.
Five new road drags and two
graders wero received by Franklin
county this" week. Steps have been
taken to put the roads of Ohlowa and
surrounding territory in the best of
condition this summer.
General Hall lias chosen tho
points for mobilization of the Nation
al guard battalions next August.
Points chosen are: Elk City, Wnhoo,
Hooper, Fremont, Greenwood, Louis
ville, Memphis and Gretna.
A proposition to build a pavement
road from Fremont to the Platte riv
er bridge Is being advanced as a
meanB of finding' use for the old cob.
blestones which nro to be removed
from Main and Sixth streets in Fre
mont to make room for new brick
Copies of the code Insurance bill,
enacted Into law at tho lato session
of tho legislature, will not be pub
lished nnd distributed by Auditor
Howard. Tho latter was asked by a
clerk if ho would attend to this for
mality and ho replied with much
heat that lie "certainly would not."
A move to bring the county boards
of Dodge and Washington counties
togothpr on the proposition of re
building tho Magnnu steel bridge
ovev tho Elkhorn has been launched
by tho Fremont Commercial club.
The brldgo was washed out over a
year ago, when the river broke up In
The large dam and reservoir, eight
nilleB west of Kimball, will get Its
first real test this spring and sum
mer. Moat of tho land to bo Irrigat
ed will bo cultivated this year and in
a short limn sufficient wntor will bo
ctored to meet all demands. A large
ocreago of beots Iiub been contracted
for nnd n great many fnmllles of Rus
sians from Lincoln are coming to
tend to tho cultivation.
Roscoe Fuller of Fremont Is In Jail
there, charged with passing a check
drawn for GO conts for $G0.
The David City Building and Loan
association has filed Its articles ot
In corporation with the state bank
That a gang of Juvenllo burglars Is
operating In Fairbury Is the bellof
of tho city police at this point Guy
Freomnn's storo was brokon Into re
cently nnd four rovolvora and a num
ber of other articles takon. Sheriff
Ed Hughes arrested Cal Lenholm on
tho charge and found the revolvers
In his yosaeeslon.
HOW FARMERS IN DENMARK GET
RESULTS IN DAIRYING.
SHOULD USE Sill METHODS
With More CattleS and Smaller Land
Areas Denmark Surpasses Ne
braska. Comparison Is Given.
Denmark Is about one-fifth the slzo
of Nebraska, but has twlco as muny
milch cows as this stuto; tho rapidly
lnci easing prosperity of tho Danes
has attracted the attention of agricul
turists all over the world. Tho fol
lowing brief account of their methods
will be of Interest to tho farmera of
"There are 1,250,000 milking cows.
In Denmurk. In twenty years they
havo Increased thlr exports of but
ter 1G9 per cent, nearly all of which
Is attributed to Improvement of the
individual cow. The extra caro cf
tho single cow Ib very Important. It
may be more profitable to have ten
cows and give them proper Individual
caro than to have twenty-five and not
Revenue From Cows.
"The yearly revenue from the cows
of Denmark on small farms is $120.
Seventy thousand persons farm less
thnn eleven acres. There la no dairy
commission, the Danish government
does not employ any expert to help
tho people. Tho experts arc employ
ed by tho farmers' organizations
known as Agricultural associations.
The chief one has 800 members who
pay $5 per year each. There are 11G
Farmers' associations, with 8G.000
members. They study tho farming
conditions of each locality, a:id if a
man discovers a better way of killing
weeds or cultivating roots he Informa
"There are three kinds of these as
sociations, county, provincial nnd na
tional. They hold live stock shows,
field experiments and farming com
petitions. There aro also 723 amnll
farmers' associations with 38,900
members. Two-thirds of tho entire
number of holders belong to ono of
these associations. They havo 1.S85
live stock associations. No wonder
they havo Improved their cows, tholr
pigs, their horses and their sheep.
The farmers run their Immense ba
con business themselves. Thero aro
500 associations for special purpose
of keeping cow records; 21 creamery
associations and 24 butter-makers'
associations. There are 1,200 co-op-eradve
societies for buying seeds,
manures and Implements."
Nebraska has ten times as much
good agricultural land ns Dnmark;
with the rapidly Increasing develop
ment of her dairy Induatry there is
opportunity for expansion In agricul
ture such as no country In the
world has ever seen If her farmers
will heed and profit by the lesson
taught by the thrifty Danes.
Killed By Train.
Elkhorn, Neb. R. R. Steele, an In
surance agent of Valley, Neb., was
killed by Train No. 17 near hero re
cently. Steolo camo to Elkhorn to
sell Insurance to farmers In this vi
cinity. He stopped at tho hotel and
then started to walk out along the
track to call on tho farmers. Appar
ently, he did not notice tho train and
was struck about two miles from hero
and instantly killed. Steele was walk
!ng along beside the track Intently
studying an application for a. life in
surance policy when hit
Sues Saloon Men for Damages.
Kearney. Suit has been filed in
district court of Buffalo county by
Mrs. Freelca Moron' of Shelton, Nob.,
seeking to recover $10,000 damages,
which she alleges sho sustained by
tho doath of her husband, who was
killed accidentally at Shelton. Moso
Klthcart and Martin Slattory, both sa
loon mon of Shelton, are namod as
defendants, as are their bonding com
panies, tho Massachusetts Bonding
company nnd tho Illinois Surety com
pany. The petition is filed by Mrs.
Moran and her minor daughter, Alice.
Stockholders Get Dividend.
Fremont, Neb. Tho Fremont Power-Canal
compnny divided up tho
$20,000 received from the Kountze in
terests for the Fremont rights nnd
survey. Subscribers and stockhold
ers alike received their monoy back
together with n dividend of 25 ' per
cent. The Fremont company dis
solved. It wns organized in 1898. L.
D. Richards has boon its president
from the start. Over $1,200 waB spent
for surveys alone.
Getting Ready for Convention.
Fremont, Neb. The Elks club
rooms will be given over to the Com
mercial clubs of Nebraska when they
hold their annual convention In Fro
inont on May 6 and 7 and the social
features of the sesalona will bo car
ried out thore. Tho Fremont Qom
morclul club, Ad club and Merchants'
association are planning to glvo the
Commercial club men a royal wol
coma. Tho organization was perfect
ed In Fremont sevornl years ago nnd
the convention in May will bo the
llrst ono hero since.
ROD THAT LOCATES SPRINGS'-
Member of Congress of "Spring Seek
ers" In Paris Has Sensitized In
strument to Find Wells.
Paris, France. Thero was recently
demonstrated during tho congress or
"Spring Seokers" in Paris, what ordi
narily would bo considered magic of
tho highest order.
With the aid of a sensitized rod, M.
Pcleprat, a member of the congress,
was able to discover a hidden spring
that up to that time had been unheard
of. The photograph shows M. Pele
prat surrounded by members of the
press and the congress on the spot
on the Bois do Vincennes, where be
Using tho Divining Rod.
actually located a spring of pure fresh
In America, we havo often heard of
the magical rod that possesses tho
power of discovering hidden oil or
minerals. These rods, Invented by
an Ingenious "get-rich-quick" genius,
wero nothing more nor less than a
means of separating gullible folks
from their ready cash. It Is because
of this that many Americans, reading
of this wonderful divining rod, may
bo skeptical, yet the truth remains
that M. Peleprat discovered not only
one spring whose very existence had
been unheard of, but a number of
The secret Is one with which ho
doea not care to part The rod is of
metal; nothing out of the ordinary
excepting that it Is sensitized. It Ib
suspended from a loop attached to any
part of the garment of the wearer,
who holds both ends firmly in his
hands. When the searcher arrives at
a place where a spring Is to be lound,
tho rod undergoes a series of violent
vibrations, similar to those recorded
by a seismograph when an earthquake
thousands of miles away takes place.
MINISTER BESTS THE BENCH
Witness S,pars With Judge In Dublin
Court and Carries Off the
London. A little sparring match
between tho church and the lavxre
cently amused Dublin. The case con
cerned a certain ktnematograph film
ofa Biblical subject which is to be
shown in Dublin.
Threatened with an Injunction, tho
kinematograph syndicate produced
several clergymen as witnesses to the
edifying effect of tho film. One of
them was a distinguished Irish Jesuit,
who has been dubbed "the Father
Bernard Vaughan of Ireland."
"Do you approve of actions simulat
ing such scenes In cold blood for the
purpose of making money out of it?"
he was asked.
"I cannot answer yes or no," was
the cautious reply.
"Tho question Ib a very plain one,"
said the Judge, a well known Hon ol
the bar a few years back.
"It is not a plain question to me,"
replied the Jesuit. "If a person ask
ed mo did I think it right that n
judge on tho bench should distribute
justice, which is one of the highest
virtues, and do it for tho sake of his
"What on earth has that to do with
it?" hastily Interposed tho Judge.
"Persons may have several mo
tive's," replied the Jesuit. "We can
not Hvo in this world as ethereal be
ings, and if a person's motives aro
to do good and en passant he also
mnkes hiB living by it I see no objec
tion." Honors rested with the church.
Finds Penny and Gives It Up.
Kalamazoo, Mich. Kalamazoo layB
claim to having tho most honest man
In Michigan. "The man who refused
to givo his name, walked Into police
headquarters nnd pushed a penny
over the desk with the remark he had
found It on tho street and that the
police should keep It until tho owner
called for It. Tho sergeant in charge
Btili has tho ponny.
Dentist Pulled Wrong Tooth.
Montclnlr, N. J. Miss Florence N
Peck will recelvo $384 for tho loss ol
her second upper left bicuspid, which
sho said, was extracted by Dr. Fred
crick W, Stevens, of Newark, lu mis'
take for the first bicuspid. The dent
let offered no defenao.
Explosion Skins a Miner.
Locuat Gap, Pa. Whllo Samuel
Brazier was at the bottom of a slope
ho climbed on top of n rnino wagon to
see what was In it. His lamp Ignited
a body of gas, causing a torrific ex
plosion and tearing the skin In stripi
from his body.
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