The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, May 18, 1910, Image 2

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Rtcord of What it Going on In Con
grass, in Washington and la
tha Political Field.
John D. Rocket el ler, always popular
among the people of Tarn-town, N.
Y.. where he lives, is adding to that
popularity this pring by his fondness
for taking bis friends and neighbors
out driving. Not a pleasant, days goes
by without the oil king inviting some
of them, men, women and children,
to ride with him in automoble or car
riage, and it is safe to say that the in
vitations arc seldom declined, for his
vehicles arc the best to be had, and
the drives around Tarrytown are beau
tiful. Mr. Rockefeller, before starting
for a ride, always dons a paper vest,
declaring it a great protection against
colds, and he insists that his guests do
the same. Alter the ride he refuses
to take back the garments, and con
sequently in nearly every home in Tar
rytown may be found a paper vest pre
served as a souvenir of a delightful
ride with the multi-millionaire.
Attorney General Wickersham de
clined to send to the senate, in re
sponse to the resolution introduced
by Mr. Smith of Carolina, information
in connection with his investigation
into the alleged pooling in cotton.
The state department returned to
Governor Shallenberger the extradi
tion papers which he forwarded with
the request that the state department
take steps to return to Nebraska
Thomas F. Shircman who Is ,a fugi
tive from justice in Calgary, Canada,
and is wanted in Keith county on a
charge of obtaining money under
false pretenses. Governor Shallen.
berger's request for extradition was
forwarded through Senator Brown.
The house judiciary committee re
ported favorably a resolution offered
by Representative Craig (dem.) Ala
bama, calling on the attorney gen
eral for information concerning the
prosecution by the department of Jus
tice of the allccgd "ikjoI" in cotton.
The exchange of ratifications of the
treaty of January 11, 1909. between
the United States and Great Britain,
known as the international waterways
treaty, was announced by the state
department. This treaty was approved
by the United States senate on March
3. 1909.
A rate readjustment Is being made
by all interstate carriers in the ter
ritory bteween the Mississippi river
and the Atlantic seaboard. The
routes included are the watcr-and-rall.
as well as the standard and dif
ferential lines. It is understood the
Increased rates will become effective
about July 1.
county treasurer
The county treasurer nt Seattle
forced the Seattle Electric company
to pay up $167,000 of delinquent taxes
by seizing 12 of its cars.
The sundry civil bill carrying an
appropriation of $1 ll.S4it.Ul 1. was re
ported to the house.
Carrying an aggregate appropria
tion of ?241.000.000. the postofflce ap
propriation bill was passed by the
senate after forty minutes' considera
tion. An imperative edict at Peking sum
mons the national assembly to meet
October H and announces the appoint
ment of ninety-six members repre
eenting rll classes.
Commander Robert E. Peary has
accepted an invitation to lecture
before the Royal Geographical society
of Antwerp.
Two comranles of militia that have
been guarding the Runzen Coal com
pany's mine Xo. 2. nt Westville. HI.,
were taken to Danville to be held un
der Sheriff Helmick's orders. Eight
special deputies are standing guard
t the mine.
The International & Great Northern
railroad is to be so'd under foreclosure
to satisfy the claims of the holders
of second mortgace bonds, aggregating
$12.1G5.545.fi0. The date of the sale
will be fixed later.
One hundred sociologists, land own
ers and men and women Interested in
the back-to-the-farra movement, at
tended the first general meeting for
the promotion of the national farm
homes association at St. I.ouls.
A soakint; rain fell over a good
part of Nebraska.
Insurgent senators, after a confer
ence, declared they will not be
swerved from their course.
. Regular trips were started on the
Missouri river by a cargo steamer.
In less than fifteen minutes time
the senate considered and passed the
pension appropriation bill earning
about $155,000,000.
Near!y two hundred miners are be
lieved to have been killed by an ex
plosion in an Alabama mine.
Many Iowa manufacturing plants
will close within a few days unless
the mines resume work soon.
Five Hunred people are reported
killed and a town in Nicaragua de
stroyed by an earthquake.
Crop damace rerorts from all parts
of the country gave wheat at Chi
cago a net advance.
Roosevelt delivered his Noble prize
address at Christinia.
The sundry civil appropriation bill
will contain an item of $.".n.roo to en
able the department of justice to con
tinue the investigation and prosecu
tion of susrar customs frauds.
W. K. Vanderbilt's Barbarosa won
at Pari? tVe Tr'x des Cavaliers. ?r00
for three-year-olds.
The hnnso committee on expendi
tures in the irearury department has
rororc1 aim'nst in investigation in
the dedication of Ifll.nrO in the sub-trea"'-v
at St. IiOute and the shortage
of SS.rn in the customs office there.
The New York Stock exchange will
be closed for two hours on Friday,
May 20, during the funeral of Kins
Montreal exporters fear a grain fam
ine at that port, owing to the refusal
of Manitoba grain men to market last
year's crop for less than 99 cents.
Advices received at Guayaquil state
that the Peruvian government has sta
tioned 100,000 men along the frontier
to resist invasion.
Millers' reports of the abandonment
of wheat fields makes wheat at Chi
cago turn sharply upward.
King Edward VII died at Bucking
ham Palace, London, after an Illness
of about one week, with pneumonia or
complicated throat trouble. All Eng
land mourns for the beloved ruler,
and from all over the British empire
and other countries condolences
poured in. Edward is succeeded by
his second oldest son, the Prince of
The French minister of marines
has ordered that all ships of the
French navy carry their flags at half
mast until after the funeral of Kins
The department of justice at Wash
ington has begun its crusade against
the bucketshops of the country.
It would be criminal to sacrlBco
the Indiviluality of tne independent
party with a close alliance with either
democrats or republicans, in the
opir'-'n of W. R. Hearst.
Mujc Berbohm. the writer and critic,
and Miss Florence Kahn, an Ameri
can actress, whose home is in Mem
phis. Tenn., were married in London.
The sundry civil appropriation bill
will contain an item of $50,000 to en
able the department of justice to con
tinue the investigation and prosecu
tion of sugar customs frauds.
The king's bench in London con
firmed the lower court's order for ex
tradition of Frank Matusio. wanted
for alleged forgery in St Louis.
Approximately C.000 trainmen and
conductors employed on the lines of
the New York Central cast of Boston
will receive wage increases averaging
30 rer cent.
The demand of the administration
for two new battleships will be grant
ed, the senate committee on naval
affairs having practically decided to
accept the provision of the house bill
on this subject.
The federal government will con
struct a wireless station at Omaha.
The house passed a bill providing
that Indian lands near Falls City in
Richardson count. Neb., be Included
In the Nemaha river drainage im
provement now being made.
After twelve years the ill-fated bat
tleship Maine is to be removed from
Havana harbor and the bodies which
went down with the vessel and will
he interred in the national cemetery
at Arlington.
The Minnesota democratic state
convention will be held in Minne
apolis July 23.
The National Conservation congress
will not be held in St. Louis In
August. J. B. White, chairman of the
executive committee of the congress.
has announced that Theodore Roose
velt will address the congress.
A Nirnraugua citizen has written
the American consul that cruelties
are being practiced in Nicaragua.
Mayor McCarthy is trying to show
that San Francisco is the proper place
for a Panama exposition.
There is a disposition of the house
committee to hold back the postal sav
ings bank bill.
The tomb of Edward VII will be be
nenth the memorial chapel at Wind
sor. Nearly a thousand bodies have been
taken from the earthquake ruins at
Cartago. Costa Rica.
Fifteen people were killed and fifty
injured by an explosion near the town
of Hull. Quebec.
The senate judiciary committee has
reported favorab! a bill to aid the
states bordering on Lake Michigan to
break up gambling on specially chart
ered boats along the coast
George V was publicly proclaimed
King of Great Britain.
Former State Printer Mark Slater
was sentenced to four years in the
Ohio penitentiary.
Mr. Roosevelt may be designated a
special ambassador to attend the fu
neral of King Edward.
A warrant was issued for the ar
rest of Joseph G. Armstrong, director
of the department of public works In
the city of Pittsburg, charging him
with forgery, perjury and false pre
tenses. Signor Marconi has completed the
reconstruction of the wireless station
3t Glace bay and is now enroute to
Orville Wright has denied that he
or his brother will attempt an aero
plane flight from Dayton to Chicago.
Governor James O. Dav'dson ol
Wisconsin, It is authoritatively an
nounced, will not be a candidate for
renomination as governor or for any
other office.
President Taft has sent to the sen
ate the nomination of William H.
Davis to be postmaster at Pittsburg,
Gompers says he is not trying to
form a new party, but wants farmers
to be non-partisan.
Turning Hawk, an Omaha Indian,
saw the comet seventy-live years ago
when he was a young man.
Thirty-two awards of medals for
acts of heroism were made by the
Carnegie hero fund commission at its
spring meeting.
Secretary Wilson promised Senator
Burkett he would loo kinto the hog
cholera situation in Nebraska.
Senators Cummins and Dolliver
were in Iowa to Kpen the campaign of
progressive republicans.
It is not likely that congress will
adjourn before July.
The late kin:; of England was
one of the best beloved monarchs ol
Right Rev. John B, MacGinley ol
Philadelphia was consecrated bishop
of Nueva Cacere. Philippine Islands.
Dr. B. C. Hyde and his wife were
star witnesses for the defense in the
Kansas City murder trial.
President Taft conferred with sen
ate leaders on the status of the ad
ministration railroad bill.
Roosevelt was welcomed by the
king and queen upon bis arrival In
Ex-Presldent Occupies Three Hours
With Address and is Attentively
Listened to.
Berlin. Though suffering from an
Irritation of the thropt which made
his appearance before the University
of Berlin a matter of doubt almost up
to the last moment, former President
Roosevelt on Thursday delivered his
address on "The World Movement"
and won for himself the plaudits ot
the distinguished assembly that bad
gathered to hear him, which had
among its members the emperor and
empress. Princess Victoria Louise,
Prince and Princess Eitel Frederick
and other members of the royal
family. Mr. Roosevelt took occasion
more than once to pay tribute to the
emperor and he was warm in h!3
praise of German Institutions, mili
tary and educational, and of the Ger
man people. That the former presi
dent's address pleased bis majesty
was evidenced by the fact that the
emperor sought the lecturer and ro
mained for several minutes in animat
ed conversation with him.
Colonel Roosevelt was the guest ot
honor in the evening at the imperial
chancellor's dinner and the reception
which followed it.
The ceremony of conferring the
degree was staged and conducted
with impressive simplicity. There
were no flags or emblems of royalty
and the government and the walls
of the Aula were bare, save for the
rows of busts of Germany's famous
scholars and scientists.
The only touch of color was iur
nished by the senators of the uni
versity with their robes of scarlet and
blue and the five heads of the stu
dent corps, who' wore blue jackets,
white breeches, jack boots and parti
colored sashes.
Four hundred guests of the uni
versity, who held cards of admission,
were seated, when Emperor William,
accompanied by Mr. Roosevelt, en
tered from a side door of the hall.
As they appeared the university choir
chanted "Hell Dir Im Siegerkranz."
(Hail to Thee in the Conqueror's
The two were followed by Empress
Auguste Victoria, Princess Eitel
Frederick, Prince and Princess
August Wilhelm. Pirnce Adelbert.
Mrs. Roosevelt, Miss Rooseelt and
Kermit Roosevelt. The party took
seats which had been reserved for
them on the platform.
Surrounding them were seated
American Ambassador Hill and Mrs.
Hill, the other ambassadors and their
wives; Henry White, formerly Amer
ican ambassador to France, and Mrs.
White; Seth Low and Mrs. Low,
American Consul General Thackers,
SL John Gaffney. American consul
general at Dresden; Imperial Chanc
ellor Von Bethmann-Hollweg. Foreign
Minister Von Schoen and the mem
bers of the cabinet. On either side
of this block of chairs were the sen
ators of the university.
Mr. Roosevelt occupied a chair
during the reading of his address
and at his side stood the heads of the
student corps with drawn swords.
This striking guard of honor re
mained standing and almost Immov
able for the three hours of the lecture
and ceremony.
Acquitted of Misapplying Funds of
the Bank.
New York. Frederick Augustus
Heinze was acquitted of charges of
misapplying the funds of the Mercan
tile National bank while he was presi
dent of the institution in 1907. and
he was cleared of the charge of over
certifying the checks of his brother's
firm. Otto Heinze & Co. A jury in the
criminal branch of the United States
circuit coqrt. aficr a trial lasting
nearly three weeks, found him not
guilty, and he was discharged.
Mr. Bryan Going Abroad.
Lincoln. Neb. W. J. Bryan will
leave Nebraska Tuesday night for
New York, when be will sail for Eng
land. He is a delegate to the big con
tention of the Presbyterian church
which meets at Edinburgh June 15.
Record Price for Cattle.
Omaha. The highest price ever
paid for a load of cattle on the South
Omaha market was $2,3GS.50, which
transaction took place Wednesday.
These cattle were sold by Ralston &
Fonda to the Cudahy Packing com
pany for Sc rer pound.
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Case to
Worked Official.
London. From a life of compara
tive case and retirement King George
suddenly finds himself one of the
hardest worked officials of the kine
dom. In addition to spending consid
1 erable time daily at Buckingham pal
ace, comforting his widowed mother.
I he has to attend to multifarious du
i ties connected with receiving and en
tertaining th royal guests and ar
ranging the difficult details of the lying-in-state
and the funeral.
Roosevelt's Visit to London.
London. Mr. Roosevelt will be pre
sented to King Georce soon after his
arrival in London next Monday, ar
rangements to this end having been
I made at the wish of his majesty, who
expressed the desire, through Ameri
can Ambassador Reid. to set the for
mer prcsi lent at the earliest oppor
tunity. The king personally extended,
throueh the ambassador, his thanks to
President Taft and the government
and the people of the United States
for their many tokens of condolence
and sympathy.
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England's dead king. Edward VII..
whose full title was "king of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Ireland, and or all the British domin
ions beyond the seas, emperor of In
dia," was the eldest son and the sec
ond child of Queen Victoria and Al
bert, the prince consort. He was born
November 1. 1841, in Buckingham pal
ace and was christened Albert Ed
ward. At his birth he was created prince
of Wales and by virtue of that dig
nity he became also knight of the gar
ter. As nelr apparent to the British
throne be succeeded to the title of
duke of Cornwall and Its emoluments,
and as heir to the crown of Scotland
he became great steward of Scotland,
duke of Rothesay, earl of Carrlck,
baron of Renfrew and lord of the Isles.
Cn September 10. 1849, he was created
earl of Dublin, this title being con
ferred on him and bis heirs in per
petuity. Among the other titles and
commands held by Edward were duke
of Saxony, colonel of the Tenih bus
Bars, colonel-in-chief of the Rifle bri
gade, field marshal of the British
army and field marshal of the Ger
man army.
The prince received a most elabo
rate, broad and carefully planned edu
cation. At first he was under the
charge of four private tutors, and sub
sequently his education was directed
by Baron Stockmar and Charles
Kingslcy. In order to give him a
taste of college life, he was sent for
one session to the University of Ed
inburgh, for one year to Oxford and
for four terms to Cambridge. During
these years he acquired a wide gen
eral knowledge of the arts and sci
ences and became quite proficient In
modern languages.
In 1860 the prince made a tour of
the United States and Canada and
the next year he joined the British
army at Curragh camp, Ireland. In
1SC2 he set out on his travels again.
this time visiting Jersualem and oth
er places of biblical Interest His
companion on the trip was Dean Stan
Icy of Westminster.
Edward's public life began In Feb
ruary. 1S63. when, as heir to the
throne, he took his 6eat in the bouse
of lords. On March 10 of the same
year be married Princess Alexandra
Caroline Mary Charlotte Louise Julia,
the eldest daughter of King Christian
IX. of Denmark. Her beauty, grace
and charming manners at once gave
her a popularity In Great Britain that
has continued unlessencd throughout
her life as princess and queen. In
1S75-7C the prince made an extended
tour tnrough the Indian empire and
was received everywhere with lavish
and magnificent hospitality, the native
rulers seeking to outdo one another
In the gorgeousness of the entertain
ments provided for the emperor
On the death of Queen Victoria.
January 22. 1901. Edward succeeded to
the throne. The coronation was set
for June 26. 1902. and all preparations
for the magnificent event bad been
Absolute Rest.
"Clyde Fitch was an indefatigable
worker." said an actor who has played
In many of the Fitch comedies.
"When he had a play on the stocks
he would labor over It day and night,
often scarcely pausing for his meals,
and getting very little sleep. Conse
quently his health suffered. He
would work until on the verge or a
nervous breakdown, and then bis phy
sician would step in and force him to
knock off.
"During one of these periods of en
forced idleness he was lounging in the
Players club one day when Harry B.
Smith, the prolific comic opera libret
tist, strolled in.
"What are you doing now? asked
"'I'm In ray doctor's nanus.' replied
Fitch. 'He tells me I'm In a bad way.
and has absolutely forbidden me to uu
any brain work.'
'That's tough." said Smith. 'How
do you manage to put in the time?'
'Oh. I'm writing the libretto of a
musical comedy. replied Fitcb with
oue of his cynical smiles."
completed when disquieting rumors of
the king's 111 health, which had been
current for several days, were con
firmed by the postponement of the
ceremony. It was announced that the
king was suffering from perityphlitis,
and on June 24 he underwent an o;
eration. After some weeks of the
greatest anxiety, he recovered, and
the coronation took plar August 9.
During the long years of his prince
hood Edward's public duties consisted
solely In the office of representing the
royal family at all manner of public
J events, and he performed these du
ties welL But the deadly monotony
of such a life was too much for the
vigorous man. and he found relaxa
tion In amusements that frequently
gave rise to scandals and that gave
the world a wrong impression of his
real character. He was esneclallv
fond of the theater and among his
ooon companions tor years were ac
tresses and actors. Also he devel
oped a great liking for Paris and often
visited that gay capital Incognito.
The Riviera and Biarritz likewise were
familiar with the face of the prince of
But all this, as has been -aId. was
only bis relaxation, and after coming
to the throne bis conduct always was
so circumspect that not the most cap
tious critic could find any fault with it.
As a diplomat Edward was unex-
. ... . ,
His Influence was always thrown to
the side of International peace where
compatible with national honor, and
his advice and example had a steady
ing effect on all Europe. He looked
with amused tolerance on the va
garies and extravagances of his neph
ew, the emperor of Germany, but oc
casionally that ruler exasperated him
to such an extent that he could not
refrain from giving him soma stern
advice. Such admonition was not re
ceived by William in a submissive
spirit, and once In a while there were
sensational rumors that the peaceful
relations between the two countries
were about to be ruptured.
The development of the king's char
acter In his Inter years was espe
cially gratifying to the nation In ad
dition to the love of his people, which r
he had always had. he gained their
admiration and respect. They had the
utmost confidence in his good judg-
ment. as was amply exemp'ified dur
ing the late crisis over the budget, i
and they were always sure he would
do the right thing at the right time.
To Edward and Alexandra were
born six children. The first
Albert, duke of Clarence, died in 1832.
aged twenty-eight years. The second.
George Frederick Ernest Albert, born
on June 3. 1S65. succeeds to the
throne. The other children are:
Princess Louisa Victoria, married to
the duke of Fife; Princess Victoria
Alexandra: Princess Maude Charlotte,
married to Prince Charles of Den
mark, and Prince Alexander Jonn.
who died the day after his birth in
They All Serve.
George C. Boldt. the well-known bo
tel nian. was talking in Philadelphia
about the hotels of Switzerland
"They are good." said Mr. BoldL "At
the price they are remarkably good.
The Swiss are a nation of hotel keep
ers. "The Alps, you know, draw all the
world to Switzerland, and the Switzer
who want to become a millionaire
goes into the hotel business as an
American would go into steel or sugar.
He begins at the bottom; be is a
"It is said that once In Berne, at a
historic public meeting, all tut lead
ing men ot Switzerland were gathered I
together. A vote had been taktn. and
the intense silence preceding the
epoch-making verdict ot the tellers a
wag shouted. 'Waiter!
"Instantly the whole assembly rose
as one man and answered. 'Yea. sir.' "
Comparative Anatomy.
You ma' be better than others, but
that doesn't mean to say you are
worth much.
Religious, Social, Agricultural, Petit
kal and Other Matters Given
Due Consideration.
Elks of North Platte will put up
three-story building.
Democrats of Buffalo county
noid a banquet June 9th.
Albion bad four fires in one week
and two In the nearby county.
Robert Bethel of Pawnee county,
was killed by his horse falling upon
All arrangements have been com
pleted for the establishment of an
Elks' lodge In Fairbury.
The contract has been let for a new
opera house in Giltner. The old one
was burned down last winter.
The Aurora banker. A. G. Peterson,
and bis wife and daughter, are about
to start on a trip around the world.
Kearney will hold a special election
to vote on the question of $125,009
bonds for purchasing the water
Ed Roberts, who has been traevl
Ing over Otoe county, reports potato
bugs as being more numerous than
for years.
Gillman is dry so far. saloonkeep
ers beingers being unable to secure
the requisite number of signatures
to their petitions.
The north-bound freight on the
Omaha road was wrecked near Teka
mah and six cars of fruit and rock
salt were thrown into the ditch.
Jack Oackes and C. H. Johnson
were sentenced to thirty days in the
Dodge county Jail on conviction of
the charge of stealing two bicycles.
Jacob Weiss, of York county,
charged with attempting to murder
Frau Zook. whom he brought from
Germany, promising marriage, which
he refused, was bound over to dis-'
trlct court.
The state convention of the wom
an's Foreign Missionary society was
in session in Sutton. Missionaries
from China. Japan and India gave
daily lectures on their work and con
ditions in foreign fields.
Judge Grimes of North Platte held
a special term of district court at
Bridgeport to receive the plea and
Sentence George Hunt, charged with
horse stealing. The accused pleaded
guilty and was sentenced to the peni
tentiary for one year.
A petition was circulated at Stella
and funds raised by popular subscrip
tion to send to a hospital the little
girl that was injured in the gas tank
explosion of the moving picture
A sentence of five years Impose
upon Regnar Aabcl of Harlan county
is reduced by the supreme court to
two years. Aabel was convicted of
grand larceny, being charged with
stealing $500 worth of property in the
store where he was employed as a
clerk. j
The Tccuraseh school board Is still
without two teachers for next year. '
Great difficulty has been experienced
this year in the securing of a full
corps, the pedagogues seeming to be
upon me comp.aim or w. l. Kill
. -arshall of Brady. John Wat
Upon the complaint of W. T. E1II-
kins of that village has been lodged
in Jail upon a charge of being a dipso
maniac. Plans ahve been perfected by the
merchants of Kearney for a 200-mile
trade excursion bv automobile train
early in June. About forty Kearney
automobiles will make the trip, car
rying about 100 business men, a brass
band, a male quartet, plenty of ban
ners, souvenirs, advertising matter
and other matter to delight the tour- l
ists and their friends, and several ma
chinists to look after the cars.
A deal was consummated which
will mean the IocaC'on of another
electric light plant in Beatrice.
Messrs. Marris Freshman and H. A.
Wheler of that city have been grant
ed a site on the Blue river five miles
southeast of Beatrice where a con
crete dam wl'l be built to use the
water for power.
The Nebraska railway commission
has given the Bell Telephone com
pany permission to lower its rates in
Kearney 20 to 30 per cent, to meet
competition from the Independent
I ine rtoiarege commercial ciud nas
sent invitations to the members of
the state railway commission and to
its secretary, to be present at a func
I tlon to be given on the evening of
t May 20. Invitations have also been
issued to General Manager Holdrege,
Solicitor Kclby. Attorney Dilworth,
Vice President Byram and Superin
tendent Ko'er of the McCbok di
vision. Ed Burke, a resident of Wymore.
who escaped from the asylum at Lin
coln the latter part of January, was
taken into custody at Wymore. Burke j
was sent to the asylum for inebriacy
and no attempt was made to again '
take him In charge until it was as-'
certained that he had gone back to
his old habits.
Custer county democrats are plan-,
ning a grand rally and love feast for J
June C. thus passing on the feature
of the fall campaign that has become '
! a habit already. Governor Shallen- j
f berger and other prominent demo- J
crats have been invited. j
A. W. Buffum of Tecumseh recently
wrote to John Wilson of Houston. I
Tex., said to be the rightful heir to
the estate of the late Judge and Mrs
John Wilson of Tecumseh. and ad-
vised him in case he could prove his I
rights to come on and claim them, j
He renlics that he can prove his '
rights but will not come after the
The Schoolmasters' club. In session
at Lincoln, e'ected the following of
ficers: President. A. H. Waterhouse
Fremont; secretary-treasurer, Geergc
L. Towne. Lincoln. Chancellor Averj
'a the retiring president
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Fram It How He Cenur4 It;
Ym AIm Cam Free.
Threat ii aa aa wceweat that he saw
to his local paper the Re. J. D- Lapley
f Avoadate 8tatloa. BlrmiBghaat. Ala.,
learned that he could obtain a free trial
bottle of a remedy
for the cure of ladl
geatloB. and as be
wmm Interested, be-
kiiih ha anfforMi BTlBBL.BSv
that way. he wrote
for It. The reme
dy was Dr. Cald
well's Syrup Pep
eta. Mr. Lapler.
who te a mlaiater of
the Methodist Epis
copal Church, and a
member of the Cen
tral Alabama Con
ference, took the
free bottle with the
tery apeedily cured. Mn- A1 Northruf
You or any other sufferer from coastl-.
eattoa. Indirection and dyspepsia, stele
headache and such digestive troubles caa
have a free trial bottle sent to your home
prepaid by forwarding your name and
address. It Is the gentiest. mildest, beat
tastlnc. most effective laxative tonte you
ever tried. Druggists will sell you the
reeutar bottles ut 50 cents or ft. and re
sults are guaranteed. A picture of Mrs.
Northrup. of Qu'ncy. I1L. a cured pitlent.
ta presented herewith. If there Is any
thing about Toirr case that you don't un
derstand wr't tb doctor and he will nd
vls you. Tbe addr Is Dr. TV. B. CiM
well. 201 Caldwell Bldg.. Montlcello. HI.
A girl Isn't neecssarily a jewel be
cause she Is set In her ways.
Many who wed to smoke 1(V cigar
sow bay Lewis' Single Binder straight 0c
Poor Indeed.
Ella My face Is my fortune.
Stella You destitute thing!
The Usual Thing.
Rangles I am always outspo-
Mr. Rangles And I
outtalked. Smart Set
am generally
English Walter Which side of the
table do you wish to sit on. sir?
American Guest I prefer to sit oa a
chair. Judge.
And mail to the A. II. Lewis Medicine Co.
fit. Louts. Mo., and they will scail you free
a 10 day treatment of XATUUE'S REME
DY INR tablets) Guaranteed for Rheu
matism. Constipation. Sick Headache, Liv
er. Kidney and Blood Diseases. Sold by
all Druggists. Better than Pi!l3 for Liver
Ula, It's free to you. Write today.
Drain on Country's Resources.
In 1908. the foreign-born popula
tion of 13.6 per cent, furnished 15.6
per cent, of the criminals, 20.8 per
cent, of the paupers, and 29.5 per
cent, of the insane. Between 1904 and
1908. the aliens In these institutions
increased 34 per cent.
Tit for Tat.
Stranger (to prominent clergyman)
I came In here. sir. to criticise your
church management and tell you how
it ought to be rua.
Prominent Clergyman (amazed)
What do you mean, sir? How dare
you? Who are you. anyway?
1 am the humble editor of the pa
per you have been writing to " Life.
Something to Crow About.
The Gander Suffering cats! What
sort of noise-germ has got into that
ridiculous rooster lately? His darn
crowing has developed Into a continu
ous performance.
The Drake Why, he Imagines he's
In the public eye since the production
of Rostand's "Cbantecler."
A Boomerang.
One of the officials of the Midland
railway, coming from Glenwood
Springs the other day. was telling a
young woman on the train how won
derfully productive Colorado's Irri
gated ground is.
"Really." he explained. "It's so rich
i that girls who walk on it have big
feet It just simply makes their feet
. grow."
"Huh." was the young woman's re
( Joinder, "some of the Colorado men
1 must have been going around walk
ing on their heads." Denver Post.
Knew Her Latin.
"D-e-f-e-n-d-a-m," spelled the young
ster on the rear seat as the "rubber
neck" wagon was passing the Twenty
second Regiment armory, at Broadway
and Sixty-eighth street. "What does
that mean, auntie?"
"I didn't quite catch what the guide
said." replied the old lady. "Oh, Mr.
Guide, won't you kindly tell us what
It says on that building?"
"Def-en-dum!" roared the guide
through bis megaphone, dividing the
word Into three sections.
"That's what It Is." said the old lady.
"A deaf and dumb asylum."
The sweet,
flavour of
Crisp, fluffy bits of per
fectly ripe white 00017
cooked, rolled and then
toasted to an appetizing
Served with cream and
sometimes fruit, this
dainty food pleases the
whole family.
Give the home-folks a
"The Memory Lingers"
rackages Its and 15c
Battle Creek. Mich.