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Tho Louisville (Ky.) Courier
Journal says: Captain Roald
Amundsen, over his own signature,
tells the story of his dash to the
South Pole and details the work of
his party during the months they
spent in the Polar Regions. Great
disappointment is felt in England
that Capt. Seott has not been heard
from and unstinted praise is given
Capt. Amundsen for his achievements.
The Kentucky state senate passed
the Knight bill providing for pay
ment of annunities to aged and in
firm Louisville teachers, and provid
ing assessment of teachers.
give for the sweet assurance that
thoy would bo honored after their
deaths as Altgeld is today? He was
rich in this world's goods when he
entered public office and left it poor.
During his term as governor ho
spurned a bribe of ?1,000,000."
The Oklahoma republican conven
tion instructed for Theodore Roosevelt.
The Virginia republican state con
vention elected four, delegates at
large and instructed them for Mr.
An expert accountant testified in
the E. G. Lewis fraud case that Lewis
sold $1,216,723 of an advertised
issue of $600,000 of secured notes.
Theodore Roosevelt was rejected
as a juror in a New York law suit.
The protest came from a railroad
Former Attorney General Francis
T. Hord, of Indiana, who is said to
have held public office without a
break for forty-six years, died at
An average increase in wages of
7 per cent has been promised the
Lawrence textile mill strikers by
most of the companies affected by
Gen. Jose Gonzales Salez, late war
minister in Madero's cabinet, has
left on an armored train to fight the
rebels around Torreon.
HER TRUE BENT
"Professor," said Miss Skylight,
"I want you to suggest a course in
life for me. I have thought of
"What are your own inclina
tions?" "Oh, my soul yearns and throbs
and pulsates with an ambition to
give the world a life-work that shall
be marvelous in its scope, and wierd
ly entrancing in the vastness of its
"Woman, you're born to be a
The presidential preference pri
mary bill was passed by the Massa
It is estimated that 150,000 cot
ton and woolen mill operators in New
England will share in an advance of
wages of at least 5 per cent before
A Los Angeles dispatch to the
Louisville Courier-Journal says
Walter Drew, counsel for the na
tional erectors association, an
nounced that a telephonic device had
been installed in Attorney Clarence
S. Darrow's room in his hotel in Los
Angeles, and that private conversa
tions nau oeen recorded.
Forty-six alleged dynamiters, in
dicted on evidence largely supplied
by Orhe McManigal in the McNamara
cases, were arraigned at Indianapolis.
All pleaded not guilty.
The court refused to take the case
or the packers from the hands of the
3ury as requested by the defendants.
The -trial of the heads of the
ajleged sugar trust on charges of
violating the Sherman anti-trust law
was begun in New York.
An Associated Press dispatch from
Chicago says: John P. Altgeld for-
oTbv0 wmin 0t TIllin?is' Pointed
out by William Jennings Bryan in a
memorial address as a man whS
battled for the rights of t Zm
mon people. "Mr. Altgeld voS
their ambitions, aspirations and their
hopes," said Mr. Bryan. "There are
no few people, no aristocracy tS
whom. God has given the right to
make mistakes for tho rest ahLJS
had faith in a go A Igeld
much would ti,,iffaI : How
How often havo you wished for a
book containing tho old, old songs;
for after all, tho songs nearest to
our hearts arc tho ones wo knew as
children and the ones our children
aro singing today.
We havo just examined a music
folio entitled America' Blont Fn
inoiiH Soukn; these comprise the
best known songs, including patri
otic, home, love, southern and folk
songs. Songs like tho following:
Alice, AVherc Art Thou?
Ilnttle Cry of Freedom,
Heart Bowed Down,
Lnst'lloMc ol Summer,
Hooked in the Cradle ol the Deep,
I When You and I Were Young, Moggie,.
and 50 other universal songs' of
America with music and piano ac
companiment, in largo clear print
and on good papor.
wo havo been so favorably Im
pressed with this splendid collec-
t on of songs, and feel so certain
that nine out of ovory ten readers
of The American Homestead will
bo anxious to own tho book that wo
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