The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, June 01, 1910, Image 2

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Horn and Foreign Intelligence Con
densed Into Two and Four
Line Paragraphs.
Hot Springs. Ark., will never be
come an ideal health or pleasure re
eort unless the United States can ex
rciEe complete administrative juris
diction over the entire region now
covered by the city of Hot Springs,
Its contiguous territory and the gov
ernment reservation, according to a
report to Secretary Ballinger by Cle
ment S. Ucker, chief clerk of the In
terior department, who recently in
vestigated the conditions at Hot
Two sets of charges affecting the
administration of Hart H. North, im
migration commissioner at the port
of San Francisco, were received by
Secretary Nagel of the department of
commerce and laobr today. They in
cluded those of violating the laws in
giving entry to diseased orientals,
which the eexcutive committee of the
Asiatic exclusion league recently was
Instructed to make against the com
missioner, and charges made by Im
migrant Inspector F. II. Ainsworih,
alleging leniency towards the Hindus
and a disposition to admit them to
this country.
Chairman Tawnr-y of the house ap
propriations committee has succeed
ed in framing an amendment to the
sundry civil bill providing the pres
ident with a fund of $250,000 for the
purpose of obtaining information con
cerning prices of manufactured arti
cles at home and abroad that stood
the test of conformity with the rules
of the house. I5y a strict party vote
of 110 to S3 the amendment was
Representative of Cal
ifornia, made a speech in the house
on his resolution calling on the
recretary of war for detailed informa
tion regarding the military readiness
of the country.
IJominicio da Gama. at present
minister of Urazil to the Argentine
Republic will be appointed ambas
sador to the United Stales. No of
ficial announcement on the subject
has been made but there is little
doubt such is the fact.
The Standard Oil company has in
creased the wages of its workmen
from C, to 10 per cnt. The order is
retroactive and became effective May
1. It is estimated that the company
will add from SC.000.DOO to $10.JOO,000
to its annual pay roll expense. The
new scale affects employees engaged
in the company's works and factories,
but the oflice men will not be bene
fited by this increase. Most of the
employees who will get the increase
are laborers, and the advance applies
to all the subsidiary companies in the
United States. The company has ap
proximately 70.000 employees. The
Standard is one of the very few big
concerns of this country which has
never had a strike among its employ
ees. The national association of poor
law officials was organized at St.
Two towns were wrecked and
Feveral people killed by a tornado in
Congressmen whose home fences
ore out of repair are worrying over
the prolonged session of congress.
An experiment of immense
potential value, the establishment of
a "credit union." will be tried at
Springfield. Mass.
Augustus L. Revers, the great
grandson of Paul Revere, and said to
have been the last direct descendant
of the revolutionary hero, died at
aiorristown, N. J.
It was announced at Houston, that
Bdwin Hawley had purchased the
Texas & Central railway and that the
line would become part of the Mis
souri, Kansas & Texas system.
Rev. William A. Wasson, rector or
the Grace Episcopal church at River
hcad, N. Y.. a. fashionable summer re
port, is going to give up the pulpit to
defend the liquor cause in the United
The Methodist Episcopal church
Fouth is agistaling the question of
removing the time limit of ministers.
Theodore II. Price of New York, the
cotton king, indicted in Washington
for connection with the cotton leak
scandal of l'JOS, cannot be prosecuted
In the District of Columbia.
After eluding arrest for thirteen
years. William Allen, wanted in
Harry county, Missouri, for the
murder of Samuel Gibbs, is under
arrest at Marshfield. Ore.
President Taft takes full responsi
bility for the Lawler letter.
Appropriations of more than $700.
000 were made today by the general
education board for the endowment of
work of various colleges and for ag
ricultural work in the south.
leslie Clark who was charged by
Prince Joseph of Iiraganza. with com
plicity in a mining swindle, has been
eentenced to two years in prison.
The senate committee has agreed
to appropriate $425,000 for an addl- j
tion to the Lincoln (Neb.) public
Seventy-five thousand mines with
$750,000 fund behind them are on a
strike in Illinois.
The army of Mardiz is reported
hammering away at Bluefields.
The senate has passed the omnibus
lighthouse bill, which makes pro
vision for aids to navigation prac
tically on every coast of the United
States. As amended in the committee
on commerce it carries items aggre
gating about SU.f.uO.UOU. i
A platform advocating a "projective
tariff that will cover the difference in
the cost of production here and
abroad," but not mentioning the
Payne-Aldrich tariff law. was adopt
ed by the republicans of the Ninth
district of Indiana.
Republican factions of Alaska are
airing their differences at Washing
ton. Peru has accepted mediation in set
tling the boundary dispute with Ecua
dor. Luther West, alias Tommy Rogers
alleged to be one of the Mabray gang
was arrested at Webb City. Mo., upon,
orders of Inspector Swenson and
turned over to federal officers in Des
A proposal to inaugurate a world
wide peace movement bearing the
name of the late King Edward was
made by Sir William Mather at a
meeting of the Peace Society.
The trouble in Liberia with the
wild tribes seeni3 at an end for the
present. A message from Minister
Lyons at Monrovia received at the
state department says that the chiefs
of turbulent tribes on the coast have
taken the oath of allegiance and that
those of the interior will do so soon.
A notice was filed in the New Jer
sey supreme court by Prosecutor Gar
ven of Hudson county, that he would
apply to the court on June 7 for an
order dissolving the charters of Ar
mour & Co.. Morris &. Co.. Swift &.
Co.. and the National Packing com
pany. New Orleans is putting forth strong
efforts to capture the exposition cele
brating completion of the Panama
By telling robbers that a bank
vault was locked with a timelockL.
E. Ellison, cashier of a bank at Lay
ton. Utah, prevented the robbery of
the bank.
A warrant hs been issued for the
arrest of H. L. Welty, former presi
dent of the Home Security Savings
bank of Bellingham, Wash., which :
was closed by the state examiner
March 31. He is charged with em
bezzling $10,000. 1
The government of Peru formally i
accepted without reserve the medita- .
tion of the United States, Brazil and
Argentine in the boundary dispute be-
tween Peru and Ecuador. ,
The abolition of the national .
forestry in Arkansas as contemplated ;
by bills which have been introduced '
in congress, have been enumerated
before the house public lands com
mittee by Alec F. Potter, associate j
forr-Hter. and S. J. Record, supervisor '
of the Arkansas national forestry.
President Taft lias reached a tenia- ;
live decision to make a trip to Pana- j
ma to inspect the canal next Novem
ber. He expects to be away from
Washington about three weeks, re- ;
turning shortly before congress con
venes early iu December.
Sweeping reductions in express .
charges was ordered by the Kansas
state railroad commissioners.
Fire destroyed the storehouse and !
oil tanks of the Union Portland Ce- ,
ment company's plant at Devil Slide.
thirty miles east of Ogden. The loss j
Is estimated at $150,000.
An edict recently promulgated es-
tablishcs national decimal coinage j
throughout China and orders the ces- '
sation of all coinage by provincial
House insurgents are very angry
over the speech of Speaker Cannon ,
at New York. !
John II. Converse, late head of the j
Baldwin locomotive Works, of Phila
delphia, has created a fund of $200,000
to carry on e"angelical work.
The claim that American people
have gone navy mad was made In the
senate by Hale and Clay.
It is made prominent that the Bur
lington has control of the Colorado &
.Midland railroad
The senate passed the 7iaval appro
priation bill providing for the build
ing of two Dreadnaughts.
A moderate earthquake, estimated
at 45.000 miles away, was registered
on the seismograph at Georgetown
Edward Trlckett. former chief or
the Kansas City fire department, died
of pneumonia after thirty-live years of
active service in the department.
The Democrats in the senate refus
ed to make an agreement to aid the
Representative Norris accused reg
ulars in the house of forming an al
liance with democrats.
Attorneys of Dr. Hyde of Kansas
City have filed a motion for a new
trial. It will be heard June 4th.
President Taft's action In sending a
letter to Gen. Grenville M. Dodge,
commending Representative Smith
for reelection has stirred up consider
able interest in Washington.
President Taft accepted the posi
tion of honorary president of the
league of Unitarian laymen.
Hinshaw and Norris (Nebr.) have
declined to go into a caucus to de
cide on action to be taken on postal
Oliver Spitzer turned informer in
the sugar fraud investigation.
Hon. W. J. Bryan publicly discussed
the liquor traffic in Chicago.
Memorial services for King Ed
ward were held in Washington.
Census returns show that compara
tively few people attain the age of
100 years.
Bishop and Lady Van Scheele of
Sweden will make a tour of the
United States.
Clara Morris, the famous actress,
is seriously ill with fear of entirely
losing her sight.
Representative Kendall has asked
that the eight-hour bill be reported
to the house immediately.
Lieut. Boyd Alexander, the noted
traveler, has been murdered by na
tives near Wadai, in the French Con
go. Lietenant Boyd Alexander, the noted
British traveler, has been murdered
by natives near Wadal in the French
Congressman Boutell favors taking
the tariff out of the domain of politics.
Washington B. Thomas, head of the
sugar trust, was summoned as a wit
ness for the government
San Francisco ministers were over
ruled in their obejetions to the ,Jef-'-iet-JoLnsoa
Railroads Cannot Exchange Advertis
ing for Transportation Other
Matters at the State Capital.
It has been held Illegal by the su
preme court for a ralroad to issue
mileage to newspapers in exchange
for advertising. The court gave this
decision in the case where the at
torney general brought an original
action to restrain the Union Pacific
railroad from carrying out certain
contracts it had with newspapers to
exchange advertising space for
mileare. The court had heretofore is
sued a temporary injunction and this
has been made permanent.
The opinion was written by Judge
Letton ::nd was concurred in by the
court except Judge Rose, who did
not sit.
Judge Letton In his syllabus says
the railway commission act, anti-pass
and l-cent fare acts must be con
strued together. He said: "Under the
law, in this state a ralroad company
or other common carrier may not ex
change transportation for services or
property by way of barter, uniformity
of charge being required. To procure
uniformity there must be a standard
measurement. The only standard
measure possible in order to insure
absolute uniformity in the charge is
"A contract which provides for
transportation to be issued in ex
change for newspaper advertising or
for services the value of which is in
determinate and which permits the
amount to be paid for such services
to be fixed by agreement of the
parties, leaves the rate charged for
the transportation a variable quantity.
"A contract by a railroad company
to furnish to the proprietors of a
newspaper, as requested, transporta
tion at the statutory rate under cer
tain limitations, restrictions not re
quired in ordinary tickets in payment
for advertising to be furnshed at
agreed rates, which agreed rates are
not specified In the contract, but
which are to be selected by the
parties themselves, by another agree
ment, is in violation of section 14 of
the Railway Commission act. Section
30CC2. amended statue 1901. which
prohibits common carriers from
charging one person a greater or less
compensation than another, and
which prohibits charging "other than
the rate fixed and established."
"If the proprietor of another news
paper may be selected by defendant
to receive transportation In return for
such services while the proprietor of
another cannot avail himself at his
option of the privilege of such con
tract, then, equality and uniformity of
charge do not exist.
"Such a contract contravenes the
intent and purpose of the statutes,
which prohibits unjust discrimination
and which seek to preserve to every
Individual an equal right to the trans
portation service of every common
carrier within the state upon equal ,
terms with every other individual."
Damages Against a Newspaper.
The case of Thomas Dennison
ngainst the Daily News Publishing
company of Omaha for libelous publi
cation, in which the district court
found for the plaintiff, has been
affirmed by the supreme court.
Plaintiff is awarded $2,000.
Civil Service Examinations.
The United States civil service
commission announces the following
examinations: June 15, geologists,
geological survey; June 15, tinner,
Phoenix school, Arizona, Indian ser
vice: June 15. assistant in dairying
(male) department of agriculture.
License Year in Omaha.
The supreme court has held that
the board of fire and police commis
sioners of Omaha may issue a liquor
license to run from January 1. 1910,
to January 1, 1911. The case came up
on the application of Peter Johnson
of Omaha for a liquor license to run
for the period mentioned.
Bert Taylor Must Hang.
Bert Taylor is to be banged Oct.
28. The death sentence was affirmed
by the supreme court. Taylor mur
dered his seventeen year old sister-in-law.
Pearl Taylor, of Minden.andis
supposed to have tried to kill her
younger sister. Judge J. B. Barnes
wrote the opinion of the supreme
court which affirms the death sen
tence. Chief Justice M. B. Reese who
is known to disapprove of capital
punishment wrote a dissenting opinion
and Judge S. 11. Sedgwick concurred
in the dissent.
Money for Public Schools.
State Superintendent Bishop has
certified to State Auditor Barton the
amount of the semi-annual school ap
portionment and the amount due each
county In the Htate. The county of
Garden is not included in the list, be
cause the state superintendent has
no official knowledge of the school
census in that county. So the amount
due the school districts in the new
county has been accredited to Deuel
county and when the school census is
taken for Garden, the amount due
will be paid it by Deuel county.
No Power to Fine.
Because the police judge of Lincoln
had no authority to fine Gus A.
Jugenheimer $200 for violating a rule
of the Lincoln Excise board the
supreme court has dismissed the
petition in error. The district court
had affirmed the judgment of the
police judge and none of the lawyers
called atention of the supreme court
to the fact that the police court had
no jurisdiction and that the affir
mance by the district court was a
nullity, but an examination of the re
cord disclosed that condition.
Werk Done at the North Platte Sub
Station. The Nebraska Experiment Station
Aas issued Bullet! No. 114, on Stor
ing Moisture In the Soil. This bulle
tin is a report of work done at the
Experimental Substation located at
North Platte.
This bulletin takes up the necessity
of storing water in the soil during
periods of wet weather to be used
during periods of drouth. A short de
scription is given of the type of soil
found on the Substation farm, the
manner of sampling, and the depth of
sampling. Some sample were taken
to a depth of 15 feet in order to reach
a point below which the crops could
not obtain water.
A map is given showing the divi
sion of the farm into fields and also
one showing the soil areas of the
state. A brief discussion of the move
ments cf the water found in the soil
is also given.
The charts show that water is con
served in the soil through cultivation
and that It is necessary to keep the
surface of the soil loose and in a re
ceptive condition to get the water
into the soil. Almost as much water
is gotten into the soil during the
early part of the season where a cul
tivated crop is being grown as is con
nerved by summer tillage. This is due
to the fact that the surface soil is
kept loose enough to-.hold the water
that falls" until it can get down into
the soil, and the loose soil on the
surface prevents evaporation; it is
also due to the fact that comparative
ly few plants are being grown in a
cultivated field and these do not draw-
very heavily on the water supply dur
ing the early part of their growth.
In a small grain field more plants
are grown, with the result that the
water Is used more rapidly and less
water is gotten into the soil. In fields
growing alfalfa or bromo grass where
the number of growing plants are
large and the surface of the soil Is
smooth and hard. It Is seldom that
enough water gets Into the soil to
moisten the soil below two or three
feet. By the method of summer till
ing practiced, from 40 to 50 per cent
of the season's rainfall has been
stored for the use of the subsequent
crop. On this type of soil the water
is available for the crop.
Several charts and tables are given
in the bulletin, to show the amount
of precipitation at North Platte. One
table given shows the daily precipita
tion during the period that this work
was being done. Charts showing the
annual precipitation and the average
precipitation by raonth3 are also
Tis bulletin may be had free of j
cost by residents of Nebraska upon
application to the Nebraska Agri
cultural Experiment Station. Lincoln, I
Neb. j
No Reduced Rates.
Walter Whltten, secretary of the i
Lincoln Commercial club, has re- j
ceived notice from the Western Pas- (
senger association that the railroads
will make no reduction in fares next ;
October to the Farmers' National
congress, which meets in Lincoln at
that time.
Two Years for Johnson.
Dr. William II. Johnson, convicted
of performing a criminal operation
which caused the death of a 17-year-old
girl here, was sentenced to the
penitentiary for two years. Sentence
was suspended pending appeal to the
supreme court.
Charter for Bank.
The Bostwick State bank of the
town of Bostwick, Nuckolls county,
has obtained a charter from the state
banking board. The new bank will
have a paid up capital stock of $10,
000. The Incorporators are J. B. Mc
Grew, C. H. Waldo and J. V. Kirk
bride. Consolidation Approved.
State Auditor Barton has approved
the plan of consolidation of the High
land Nobles of Waterloo, la., and the
American Order of Protection of Lin
coln. Before the consolidation may be
effected it Is necessary that two
thirds of the membership in both
lodges vote in the affirmative. The
first protest has come from Cheyenne,
Wyo., where a member of the latter
company entered a protest and insist
ed that if the order would change its
headquarters to Cheyenne there
would be little trouble about enlarg
ing its membership.
Petition Being Circulated.
Petitions are being circulated
among buttermakers and dairymen In
Nebraska protesting against the
passage of the proposed federal law
to lay a tax of two cents on colored
and uncolored oleomargarine. At
present uncolored oleomargarine,
which is easily detected and which
does not compete seriously with the
butter trade, pays a tax of a quarter
of one cent per pound. Colored oleo
margarine, which is readily mistaken
for butter, if it3 appearance alone is
judged, pays an almost prohibitive
tax of ten cents a pound.
School Money Distribution.
W. D. Redmon, statistician in the
office of the state superintendent, will
be able in a day or two to certify to
the auditor the amount of money
each county in the state is entitled
under the semi-annual distribution ot
the temporary school fund. The
amount to be apportioned this May
is $324,266.89. This will be 87 cents
for each pupil, there being 371,452
children of school age in the state at
this time. Douglas county will re
ceive of the fund 134,484.93. A year
ago the amount was 1293.182.49.
Hearing a Complaint.
Commissioners Clerke, Winnett
and Cowgill of the railway commis
sion, went to Red Cloud to hold a
hearing in the matter of a complaint
against the Burlington train service
betweea Oxford and Hastings.
An Appointment.
Dr. Frank G. Borglum, formerly of
Omaha, has been appointed first
lieutenant and assistant surgeon to
the Nebraska National guard and has
been assigned to service in the hos
pital corps.
Religious, Social, Agricultural, Polit
ical and Other Matters Given
Oue Consideration.
A commercial club has been organ
ized at Callaway.
A humane society has been organ
ized in Nebraska City.
The new Methodist church at Hem
ingford will bo dedicated June 5.
Some portions of Nebraska were
well wet down in the recent rains.
W. R. Mellor, secretary of the state
board of agriculture, is touring Eu
rope. V. J. Bryan hired a hall at Omaha
and made a speech favoring county
The new depot at Central City was
dedicated with many railroad officials
in attendance.
Governor and Mrs. Shallenberger
celebrated the twenty-fourth anniver
sary of their marriage.
The project of building and equip
ping a suitable auditorium at West
Point is again agitating the public
C. H. Mayborn. until recently em
ployed in the Union States bank in
Beatrice, has organized a state bank
at Chester. The institution will open
for business in a few days.
L. C. Mann, who for twenty years
has been in the ranks of Humboldt
business men, died from a stroke of
apoplexy last week.
Governor Shallenberger delivered
the class address to the graduates of
the Stella High school to a large
audience in the opera house.
The Nebraska State Dental associ
ation. In session at Omaha, elected
officers as follows: President, P. T.
Barber. Omaha; vice president. O. H.
Cressler. North Platte; secretary, J.
H. Wallace. Omaha; treasurer, II. T.
King. Fremont. The next meeting will
be held in Lincoln.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Lisk of Dodge
county have been made defendants in
another police court complaint signed
by County Superintendent John Mat
sen, alleging that they have failed to
send their eight-year-old daughter to , biosaom3 lend themselves more suc
school. Two weeks ago the Lisks j cessfully than others to upright de
faced a similar charge, but were re- I sicn.
leased on promising to comply with
the law. They have not as yet
done so.
The unfavorable weather for the
past ten days, says a Howe dispatch,
is very hard on the newly planted
corn and much of it is rotting in the
ground. John Kleckner, living Just
west of town, as well as others who
planted early, are obliged to replant
entire fields.
A special election was held at Rush
ville. the issue being to vote $15,000
bonds for improving and extending
the water system of the town,
vote stoou y to u against.
The will or the late John Koss. or j
the Crab Orchard vicinity, has been
filed for probate in county court at
Beatrice. The deceased was a bachelor
and left an estate valued at nearly j
$05,000. which will be divided among
fourteen nephews and nieces.
Sheriff Quinton of Cass county has
a large stock of merchandise in bi3
possession awaiting an owner. Fred
Blunt and Sampson Karnes informed
him where he would find the goods. It
is believed the goods were thrown
from Missouri Pacific cars.
Mr. and Mrs. David C. Blackburn
celebrated their golden wedding anni
versary at their home northwest of
loldredge. Over 100 neighbors and
friends were present. The Rev. Al
fred Chamberlain on behalf of the
guests presented Mr. Blackburn with
a gold-headed cane and his wife with
a gold watch.
At the Grand Army encampment at
Fairbury the following officers were
elected: Department commander.
John Diener, Post No. 21. of Syracuse;
senior vice commander. J. F. Morgan,
Post No. 94, of Alma; junior vice com
mander. O. II. Durand, Post No. 77, of
Fairbury; chaplain. I. Mickel. Post
No. 25. of Lincoln; medical director.
Fred Brother, Post No. 35 of Beatrice. ;
The widow of Jones Pilkins of '
Battle Creek will recover $4,500 from
three saloon-keepers there whom she
charged with selling liquor to her hus-
band arter she had warned them!
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acamsi u, one oi me rimins mo-
ments of over-indulgence happening '
to result in his death. He wandered
onto the railroad track at that point
and was struck by a train, being
killed instantly.
Word was received in Nebraska
City by Mrs. It. II. Tagart of the
death of her mother, Mrs. S. S. See
ley at her home in Santa Barbara.
Cal.. at the age of 82, after a brief ill
ness. The village board of Syracuse has
passed an ordinance levying a tax of j
$3 on each dog that is kept in that
The Tecuraseh city council esti
mates that it will require $17,350 to
meet the expenses of the municipality
during the coming fiscal year.
Mayor Schuff has been authorized i
by a unanimous vote of the council
to issue a proclamation in the near
future establishing a "cleanup" day
In Grand Island, a half holiday to be
observed and efforts made to clean
thoroughly every alley, street and
back yard In the city.
Mrs. Anna II. Coon, who Is seeking
to have a receiver appointed for the
Paddock hotel property, at Beatrice.
has filed twenty affidavits In district
court supporting her allegation that
the ho'.el is filthy, unsanitary and in
need of improvements.
Mrs. W. S. French of Fremont,
when she left last week for Gate City.
Pa., passed outside the borders of
Nebraska for the first time in fifty
five years. Mrs. French has resided j
, xomnnf enntiriMmrcic- slnr h
in Fremont continuously since sne
was five years old and he is sixty
now. She left for Pennsylvania to
visit her daughter.
Concoctions loth Appetizing and
Healthful of Especial Service
In the Sick Room.
Chicken Broth. Skin and cut tip aa
old fowl, which makes more nutritious
broth than a young chicken. Break
the bones with a mallet Corer well
with cold water and boil slowly for
three hours. Salt to taste. A little
rice or tapioca my be boiled with it.
If desired.
Arrowroot Mix a teaspoonful of
arrowroot with four of cold milk. Stir
it slowly into half a pint of boiling
milk, and let it simmer for five min
utes. It must be stirred all the time
to prevent lumps, and keep it from
burning. Add half a teaspoonful of
sugar, a pinch of salt, and one of cin
namon if desired. Cornstarch or rice
flour gruel is made in the same way.
Jellied Chicken. Cut up a fowl In
Joints, and put in a saucepan with
enough water to cover it, a teaspoon
ful of salt and a little pepper; let it
stew till the meat will leave the bones.
Remove the bones from the meat, ar
ranging the meat nicely in a mold.
Season the liquid with a little more
salt and pepper, if necessary, and dis
solve in it a quarter of an ounce of
gelatine. Pour over the chicken in
the mold.
Beef Jelly. To one pound lean
beef add half a pint of water and
the knuckle end of a leg of mutton.
Simmer gently in a stewpan for two
hours. No meat is required on the
knuckle of mutton, as it is only used
to cause the liquid to jelly. Strain,
through a jelly bag. This will keep
in a cool place for four or five days.
Queer Feathers.
If the Audubon society attempted to
find the birds that are responsible for
some of the unique feathers observed
on the hats this season, they would
seek in vain.
One of these odd creations of the
milliner's work room when subjected
to close observation proved to be a
quill common or barnyard variety
on which bad been glued the long hairs
of monkey fur.
There is little wonder that these or
nate trinkets command such a high
price when one thinks for a moment
of the infinite patience and time re
quired to make them, for each must
be carefully pasted by hand.
Cushion Designs.
The present-day cushion design Is
usually conventional and takes on the
upright lines of long stems or trellises
rather than a circular Dattern. Certain
There, for Instance, are the Tudor
rose, the poppy, the Japanese iris and
the tulip, all of which work up well
with long stems and straggling leaves.
For these cushions the ilat Japanese
stitch is considered more effective than
padded work, and the floss chosen is
usually coarse stuff that fills in speed
ily, producing the best effect in the
least time.
Use of Foulards.
That this is to be a season of
foulards most women have heard, but
feW kU0W that. this soft enduring ma-
. ls being made up nto facjnK f0I
ciotn coats and their linings.
The satin spotted and striped de
signs are selected rather than floral
motifs. Be sure to get a waterproof
quality and -ou will have untold satis-
fni'tinn In the new linines.
Attractive is a dark blue serge faced
with blue and white or black and
white striped foulard, a dark green
herringbone with green and white coin
dots, and a mouse colored faced cloth
with brown foulard dotted with white.
To Brighten a Carpet.
Potato water is excellent for bright
ening up shabby or faded carpets.
First of all. the carpet should be
well beaten and brushed. Then take
half a dozen good-sized potatoes and
scrape them as finely as possible into
a bucket of warm water. Strain, wring
a cloth out of the potato water, and
with it give the carpet a good rub
all over, rinsing the cloth frequently.
Stewed Brown Onions.
Peel four Spanish onions and fry
them a light brown color in two table
spoonfuls of hot browned butter. Re
move them from the pan and add one
teaspoonful of flour; brown this, then
add one cupful of brown stock and
seasoning of salt and pepper; boil up.
put back the onions and stew gently
lor one hour. Serve hot with the gravy
strained over.
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Cut Into inch lengths one bunch of
rhubarb, nlace in a bakins nan. Snrin-
,, , . ,
klerover ? c"pu of SUga,r' add t
hal . cu1 of .bolllng ter- ..Cook I
until a sirup iorms. isow sur in
lightly one-half cupful of bread
crumbs to absorb the sirup. Turn
into a mold. When cold unmold on
a plate and garnish with whipped
Peas With Bacon.
Four slices of bacon cut in small
pieces and one small onion cut fine.
Cook together until a light brown.
Add half a peck of green peas, salt
and pepper to taste, and just enough
warm water to cover peas; cook until
tender and serve. Canned peas can
be prepared in the same way.
For the Cook.
Eggs which are to be broken Into
water should not be broken into boil
ing water, as the motion destroys
their shape; but let the water be as
hot as possible without boiling, and
then let them stand several minutes
on the back of the stove.
Simple Salad.
Boil radishes in salted water until
tender; then slice. When cold add to
half the amount of boiled potatoes cut
into thin slices a shredded green pep-
per, one teaspoonful of minced green
parsley, and mix with boiled salad
Cleaning With Bran.
Curtains, ottomans and sofas cov
ered with worsted can be cleaned with
whcat bran- rub,bed ,on ?'itQ "an,ntL
It Is surprising how fresh and bright
this process of cleaning will render
such articles if done in the proper
p-J '
Maisle Was he on his knees when
he proposed?
Daisy No; hut he went down the
steps that way when papa caught him.
Old Men in Responsibility.
The American business system,
wnlch gives mere boys responsible po
sitions before they have acquired prac
tical experience, is to an Englishman
quite unaccountable. He wonders
whether it does not cause reckless
trading and wild speculation. In other
countries they prefer to keep elderly
rfien in responsible positions because
hey can he depended upon. Messrs.
Dyke & Sons. Somerset, England, em
ploy 66 men. More than half have com
pleted 30 years' service, 20 have been
there 40 years, nine over 50 years and
one 70 years.
Extract from a young lady's letter
from Venice:
"Last sight I lay In a gondola In
the Grand canal, drinking it all in.
and life never seemed bo furl be
fore." Lippincott's.
Some men get as much enjoyment
out of a toothpick as others do out of
a cigar.
For a sudden cblll or cold (Instead or whiskey) nam
PsJnkl Iler. For colic, dlarrbe and ommercomplalnt
lala median never falls. Sc, Sc and SOc Dottle.
Once you start thinking about your
self and your complaints, your health
begins to go.
lrr. Pleree'a Felleta. email. TsrT-trte.T t
arte a candy, rvgulatn and lavlfom stoaacTv.
Iyer and bowels. In cola-ripe.
Put up with sarcasm don't practise
Lewis Sinjle Binder cigar. Original
rin Foil Smoker Package, 5c straight.
Farmers and washladies get their
llTlng from the soil.
The Bitters has clearly
proven, during the past 56
years, that it is an ideal
tonic and invitforant for
those in a weak and debili
tated condition. It aids di
gestion and keeps the bowels
open, try 11 rouay
"Thm jattt nd of thta conntrr
United ntatca In another wnrrit-
uss oriwomu twine ro-
viaing oi Home lor u
people and producing
sufficient for una. Tt
daja of ar prominence
aa wheat eiiortictf
country are eor.r. fan
!a is to be tLa gret
wheat country."
Th la srmt railroad oac
Bate la taking adtantAce
of the aitaatlon by ex
tensive railway hnlM-Ing-tothewbeAt
of. Western Canada.
f 125 Millie
Bwwh.l. of Wheat
were harvested la 1909. Areraee
of the three croTinces of AIteria.
Baakatchewnn and Manitoba will I
anwardaof S3 Dnatiela per acre.
Free homesteads of 1 60 ar res,
ml adjolilnr pre-emptlouxif
16Uar re (fit $3 peracrei. urt-to
e bjmi in ine ciioicest tustrici.
Schools convenient, climate
excellent, sou the very l-r.
raUwaye dose at nam!, build
ing; lumber cheap, fuel cosy to
set and reasonable In price,
water easily procured: mU-il
f armlas; a suctewa. W rite fca to
best place for settlement, ettler
low railway rates. arrriptie illus
trated "lMt Beat We"t''lent frve
on application), ana other Informa
tion, to bup't of Immlrrntfon.
Ottawa. Can., or to the Canadian.
OgTormnent Agent.
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(TToe address neareot jool. tit
sm BBWBaaVa
tmcton.IM. llooklr. Hik'tv
est references, iiest result.
Nebraska Directory
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WW laswailwf IW VI this pt oce5S all broken
parts of machinery made good as new. WVids
east iron, cast steel, aluminum, copper. bra-s or
bit other metal. Expert automobile repirinc.
ERT8CHV MOTOR CO. Cwuncll Bluffs.
fcnOaiKi up. All Mamlar! Makes. o!il urrvQtrl. Hint
appMetl If joupurtrhm. Machines phlpr4! anvwtrrt,
oaspprnvrtt. So depnplt required. Writ? for it.
122 North nth Street Lincoln, Neb.
1517 DHflls St., OMAHA. NEB.
tollable Dalisr a
by mall at cut prices. Send fur tno catalrcci
Send stamp for catalog and wholesale prices
on Uase Hall, Tennis, Golf and Sporting tJinxl.
of all kinds, and onr handsome baae ball
button. State position 70s play.
SI4 Fsrnam Street Omaha.
the keystone
to health
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