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ALL OVER NEBRASKA
Grand Army Encampment.
Commander John F. Dierner of the
department of Nebraska has issued
general orders No. 3, giving particu
lars of the proposed trip of the Ne
braska department to the national en
campment. The 4 -1th national encampment will
be held this year at Atlantic City, N.
J.. Sep:emier 13 to 24. Department
headquarters will be closed in Lincoln
Septf-iubf-r 10 and reopen September
19. at the Uoscohel hotel, Atlantic
City, where Nebraska headquarters
will be located during the encamp
ment. This hotel is located on Ken-
tuck aenur near the beach. The
ilepartuten: commander desires that
all Nebr::ka comrades will report and
regii-U r tlu-ir names on arrival at
The oJhcial train will leave Lincoln
over the Burlington route Friday,
Sepiemii'T 10, at 4::iu p. in., arrive at
Chicago a. in., the 17th: leave Chi- - mo
U -:'. a. in. same day over Lake
Shore k. Michigan Southern, arrive at
Huiialo : IT. a. in., the ISth; I-ave Huf-
falo 4 a m. over the Lehigh Valley via
Pliiladt-ji iiia and arrive at Atlantic
City f. m. the 18th.
I he :olk.wing named comrades are .
appointed aide de camps on the de
part commander's staff:
F. Mwrvnian. Post No. 1. Kearney.
S. Woods. Post No. 3. Seward.
Corge ''urry. Post No. 4. Fremont
Wm. IC. Carlow, Post No. 10. David
1J. F Smith. Post No. SI. .Tuniatta.
E. E. L;.le. Post No. !H. Wahoo.
.1. F. JJriJfiu. Post No. !J. Alma. i
John ;riflin. Post No. 9."i. Pawnee
.John H. Davidson. Post No. 1H0,
E. C. Coleman. Post No. 1 If. Green
wood. M. N. Kness. 1 .".:. Ayr.
I. " Knapp. Post No. 2Sf. Palmer, j
J. B Pei-oon. Post No. 21 1. Lincoln. I
All aide de camps on arriving at
Atlanta m will report to Comrade J.
S. HoagLMx!. sx'iiior aide and chief of
staff, to receive instructions, as he
will he ir. full charge to form and con
duel tin parade.
Set School Dates.
All o! the schools and college? In
and about Lincoln will open about the
middle of September. From the four
teenth until the twentieth the stu
dents will begin to arrive for registra
tion and the first week of the regular
sessions September 14 Wesleyan and
Cotner universities open, as well as
Union college. On the loth the Ne
braska military academy opens, and
the Lincoln academy and state univer
sity open for registration on the 20th.
and for attendance one week later.
The Lincoln city schools, including the
liigh school, open earlier than the
other .nstitutions, beginning actual ,
worfc on the 12th Every year the ;
opening oi ine scnoois anu colleges ,
brings several thousand students to
Lincoln nd its suburbs.
Made Him Pay Fare.
Attorney General Thompson has ,
complained to the railway comnus- '
sion that a Cnion Pacific railroad con
ductor refused to accept mileage from
a book bought by the attorney gen- j
m! mure Th:m nno vnr ?ii T"ho I
railway commission will go after the
railroad tompanv for violating the
Knowles law. which provides' that j
railroads shall issue 1.000 miles of
transportation for $20. the mileage
books to be good in any parson's
bands lor two years from date of
Valuation of the State.
Secretarv Seymour of the state
board of assessment has completed j
the total assessed valuation of the J
suite by ounties. The total is $411.-
tr.N.;:.""i4. or an increase of $12.y72.r3o.
The levy of ." mills state tax this year j
un this valuation will raise a total tax
of $2.o.v...7M. or $i::4.G:'.0 less than the i
total tax i iiarged against the various I
.-otinties- la: year on a total assessed I
valuation of $:::S.9S.".Sl! with a lew
of jj2 m;Iib.
Dead Man's Identity.
Major E H. Phelps, state comman
der of the I'nitcd Spanish War Vet
erans, iias been informed that the
unknown circus employe who died at
Beatrice July 27 of sunstroke was
Frank P. Fitzpatrick. a member of
.lames W. M.lne Camp No. 14. 1'uited
Spanish War Veterans. Roekville.
Conn. Adjutant John J. O'Neill of
Use Cor.neoicut cam has written to
Commander Phelps that the young
man was a tine fellow and that he
l-nves two Msters. The Connecticut
camp asks that the body be given a
soldier':- burial and that the camp
will pa the regular allowance for
burial and the purchase of a head
stone. Exercises at Summer School.
Comiiii-rcement exercises for the
university 3f Nebraska summer school
were he'd in Vemorial hall, and
though the class was smaller than a
year ago the attendance of friends and
other interested ones was eneourag
inuiy large. Chancellor Samuel Avery
presided at the exercises and the ad
dress was- given by Superintendent
illiam Logan Stephens of the city ;
schools, his subject being. "Some ;
Problem to Be Solved by the Public
At a recent meeting of the board of
managers of the state fair it was de
cided to j-el! reserved tickets for the
grand stand on the race course. The
sale of tirkets to the grand stand will
ease when the full seating capacity
has been so'd. This will prevent
crowding an 1 jostling in the grand
stand and the space in front of the
-stand where many people usually are
packed in standing room. The price
of resered grand stand seats will be
o0 and 75 cents. The sections nearest
the wire will be sold for 73 cents.
Fall of Manila Celebrated.
Fillmore County The fall of Man
ila was celebrated with an exhibition
of fireworks. The firing of the old
canon brought home by the soldiers
of the Spanish-American war was a
feature. The members of Company
G, Nebraska National Guard, were in
Sells Apple Orchard.
Richardson County O. P. Dovel
sold to John W. Furnas the apples
on a ten acre orchard in London
precinct in Richardson county, re
ceiving therefor a little more than
the land would have brought three
years ago. For several years Mr.
Dovel has realized over fifty dollars
per acre from this orchard after de
ducting all expanses.
Model Road in Buffalo,
Buffalo County Work on the model
road running south of Kearney is
j rapidly nearing completion and is
j showing up in fine shape. The strip
Js about one mile long and $2,000 is
being spent on it. This piece of road
I has been in bad shape for all time
I and the county commissioners are be -
i ing assisted by the commercial club
; of Kearney in placing it in the best
j possible condition.
j Fat School Treasury.
j Dodge County According to the
report of County Superintendent Mat-
zen, submitted to the state superin
tendent. Dodge county schools have a
surplus of ?S4.00u on hand at present.
Of this amount $.r0.0o0 was on hand
a year ago, the remaining $:54.O0O
representing the excess of receipts
over expenditures during the past
twelve months. In that time the re
ceipts totaled $107,000.
Killed by a Shock.
Washington County William Mat
thern, an employe of the electric light
plant in Blair, was instantly killed
I while repairing a line at the top of a
! pole. He is supposed to have been
I touching one wire with the fingers of
one hand when in some way he threw
up hjs other hand, which came in con-
tact with the main wire from the
power house, carrying 1,100 volts.
He was 20 years old.
Grain Turns Out Good.
Washington County Contrary to
the prophesies of the pessimistically
inclined, as expressed some weeks
ago, small grain has turned out un
usually well in this section. Thresh
ing crews report that oats are aver
aging thirty-five bushels to the acre,
and wheat close to twenty bushels.
The quality of both is the best in
years, the wheat testing from sixty
one to sixty-three pounds to the
bushel, and oats also testing high.
Fullerton Postmaster Dead.
Nance Countj J. W. McClelland,
one of the oldest and best known
citizens of Nance county, died sud-
ilr-.li' it Pn11nrtrn rif lienrt failure
Mr -McCleIIamL who was c8 years of
had ,)een honored with ne:irly
every office worth holding in the
count v. He was postmaster of Ful
lerton at the time of his death and
had served as county attorney, as'
countv jIldi;e ani had i,een a member
of thJ J(oar(
Adopt Initiative and Referendum.
Pawnee County At a recent special
election held in Table Rock the "ini-
tiative and referendum" was adopted,
whic" has made k seem necessary to
several citizens to have another
i"vcwu vwliuu v,.,,.e .. iu,
September C. 1910. which has been
done by the city council, for the pur
pose of voting on the proposition to
license a poo1 and billiard hall in
Table Rock, the village board having
thus far refused to license the same.
Back to First Love.
Polk County Several of the people
who left here in the spring to take up
homesteads in Montana have re-
turned and they say it was nearly im-
possible to get water there even for
drinking purposes, and the cattle and
horses had to drink from ponds
Blair Loses Opera House.
Washington County The Blair
opera house was entirely destroyed
by lire. The building was built twenty-five
years ago by a German stock
company at a cost of $0,000 and had
been kept in good repair. There is
suspicion that the fire was incendiary.
Looking Over the Field.
Cherry County Chancellor Avery,
Regent Coupland. Dean Burnett and
Mr. Chase were at Valentine inspect
ing the state experimental farm and"
looking over things in general, as
they are about ready to build. The
employes of the state farm llave been
making the cement blocks for some
time, of which the buildings are to
Austrian Hangs Himself.
Cass County Mike Slavicek. who
was born in Austria sixty-seven years
ago, and had resided in Plattsmouth
sixteen years, was found dead in a
barn, where he committed suicide un
Drowned in the Piatte.
Saunders County Charles T. Thor
son of Mead was, drowned in the
Platte river. He had. with two other
men. gone fishing near Yutan. and in
the afternoon they went in bathing.
Mr. Thorson was unable to swim and
got out bevond his denth.
Brakeman Smalley Killed.
Butler County J. H. Smalley. a
brakeman on the Fremont-Hastings
line, was accidentally killed at Lin
wood. He leaves a wife and no
Probably a Murder Case.
Dodge County The body of a man
believed to be John Hoctor was found
with his skull crushed near the
Northwestern yards in the southeast
part of Fremont. Near by him was
an iron bolt about two feet long and
.a half filled bottle of whisky. It is
believed to be a case of murder.
Lawrence Blakeley. lawyer, goes to
Pittsburg with the foreil notes in the
Bronson case to take the deposition of the
chief witness for the prosecution. John
Gllmore. a millionaire. In the hitter's
house the lawyer is attracted ly the pic
ture of a girl whom Gilmore xplalns la
his granddaughter. Alison West. He says
her father is a rascal anil a friend of
the forger. Standing in line to buy a
Pullman ticket Blak-k-y is requested by
a lady to buy her one. He gives her low
er eleven and retains lower ten. lb finds
a man in a drunken stupor In lower ten
and retires in lower nine. He awakens in
loner sev-n and tinds his bajj ami cloth
ing missing. The man in lower ten is
CHAPTER IV Continued.
Some one was on the floor at our
feet, face down, head peering under
the berth. Now he got up without
apology, revealing the man who had
summoned the conductor. He was
dusty, alert, cheerful, and he dragged
up with him the dead man's suit-case.
The sight of it brought back to me at
once my own predicament.
"I don't know whether there's any
connection or not. conductor," I said,
but I am a victim, too, in less degree;
I've been robbed of everything I pos
sess, except a red and yellow bath
robe. I happened to be wearing the
bath-robe, which was probably the
reason the thief overlooked it"
There was a fresh murmur in the
crowd. Somebody laughed nervously.
The conductor was irritated.
"I can't bother with that now," he
snarled. "The railroad company is
responsible for transportation, not for
clothes, jewelry and morals. If peo
ple want to be stabbed and robbed in
the company's cars, it's their affair.
Why didn't you sleep in your clothes?
I took an angry step forward. Then
somebody touched my arm., and I un
clenched my fist. I could understand
the conductor's position, and beside,
in the law. I had been guilty myself
of contributory negligence.
"I'm not trying to make you re
sponsible," I protested, as amiably as
I could, "and I believe the clothes the
thief left are as good as my own. They
are certainly newer. But my valise
contained valuable papers, and It is to
your interest as well as mine to find
the man who stole iL"
"Why, of course," the doctor said
shrewdly. "Find the man who skipped
out with this gentleman's clothes, and
you've probably got the murderer."
"I went to bed In lower nine," I
said, my mind full again of my lost
papers, "and I wakened in number
seven. I was up in the night prowl
ing around, as I was unable to sleep,
and I must have gone back to the
wrong berth. Anyhow, until the por
ter wakened me this morning I knew
nothing of my mistake. In the inter
val the thief murderer, too, perhaps
must have come back, discovered
my error, and taken advantage of it
to further his escape."
The inquisitive man looked at me
from between narrowed eyelids, ferret-like.
"Did anyone on the train suspect
you of having valuable papers?" he
inquired. The crowd was listening in
tently. "No one," I answered promptly and
The doctor was investigating the
murdered man's effects. The pockets
of his trousers contained the usual
miscellany of keys and small change,
while in his hip pocket was found a
small pearl-handled revolver of the
type women usually keep around. A
gold watch with a Masonic charm had
slid down between the mattress and
the window, while a showy diamond
stud was still fastened in the bosom
of his shirt Taken as a whole, the
personal belongings were those of a
man of some means, but without any
particular degree of breeding. The
doctor heaped them together.
"Either robbery was not the mo
tive," he reflected, "or the thief over
looked these things in his hurry."
The latter hypothesis seemed the
more tenable, when, after a thorough
search, we found no pocketbook and
less than a dollar in small change.
The suit-case gave no clew. It con
tained one empty leather-covered flask
arid a pint bottle, also empty, a change
of linen and some collars with the
laundry mark, S. H. In the leather
tag on the handle was a card with the
name Simon Harrington. Pittsburg.
The conductor sat down on my un
made berth, across, and made an en
vy or the name and address. Then,
on an old envelope, he wrote a few
words and gave it to the porter, who
"I guess that's all I can do," he
said. "I've had enough trouble this
trip to last for a year. They don't
need a conductor on these trains any
more; what they ought to have is a
sheriff and a posse."
The porter from the next car came
In and whispered to him. The con
ductor rose unhappily.
"Next car's caught the disease," he
grumbled. "Doctor, a woman back
there has got mumps or bubonic
plague, or something. Will you come
The strange porter stood aside.
"Lady about the middle of the car,"
he said, "in black, sir, with queer-looking
hair sort of copper color, I think,
The Woman in the Next Car.
With the departure of the conduc
tor and the doctor, the group around
lower ten broke up, to re-form in
smaller knots through the car. The
porter remained on guard. With
something of relief I sank into a seat.
I wanted to think, to try to remember
the details of the previous night. But
my inquisitive acquaintance had other
intentions. He came up and sat down
beside me. Like the conductor, ke had
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taken notes of the dead man's be
longings, his name, address, clothing
and the general circumstances of the
crime. Now with his little notebook
open before him, he prepared to en
joy the minor sensation of the rob
bery. "And now for the second victim."
he began cheerfully. "What is your
name and address, please?"
I eyed him with suspicion.
"I have lost everything but my name;
and address," I parried. "What do you
want them for? Publication?"
"Oh, no; dear, no!" he said, shocked
at my misapprehension. "Merely for
my own enlightenment. I like to
gather data of this kind and draw my
own conclusions. Most interesting and
engrossing. Once or twice I have
forestalled the results of police inves
tigation but entirely for my own
I nodded tolerantly. Most of us
have hobbies; I knew a man once who
carried his handkerchief up his sleeve
and had a mania for old colored prints
cut out of Godey's Lady Book.
"I use that inductive method orig
inated by Poe and followed since with
such success by Conan Doyle. Have
you ever read Gaboriau? Ah, you have
missed a treat, indeed. And now, to
get down to business, what Is the
name of our escaped thief and prob
"How on earth do I know?" I de
manded impatiently. "He didn't write
it in blood anywhere, did he?"
The little man looked hurt and dis
"Do you mean to say." he asked,
"that the pockets of those clothes are
The pockets! In the excitement I
had forgotten entirely the sealskin
grip which the porter now sat at my
feet, and I had not investigated the
pockets at all. With the inquisitive
man's pencil taking note of every
thing that I found, 1 emptied them on
the opposite seat.
Upper left-hand waist-coat, two lead
pencils and a fountain pen; lower
right waistcoat, matchbox and a small
stamp book; right-hand pocket coat,
pair of gray suede gloves, new, size
seven and a half; left-hand pocket,
gun-metal cigarette case studded with
pearls, half-full of Egyptian cigarettes.
The trousers pockets contained a gold
penknife, a small amount of money in
bills and change, and a handkerchief
with the initial "S" on it.
Further search through the coat dis
covered a card-case with cards bear
ing the name Henry Pinckney Sulli
van, and a ieather flask with gold
mountings, filled with what seemed to
be very fair whisky, and mono
grammed H. P. S.
"His name evidently is Henry
Pinckney Sullivan." said the cheerful
follower of Poe, as he wrote it down.
"Address as yet unknown. Blonde,
probably. Have you noticed that it is
almost always the blonde men who af
fect a very light gray, with a touch
of red in the scarf? Fact, I assure you.
I kept a record once of the summer
attire of men. and 90 per cent, fol
lowed my rule. Dark men like you
affect navy blue, or brown.
In spite of myself I was amused at
the man's shrewdness.
"Yes; the suit he took was dark
a blue." I said.
He rubbed his hands and smiled at
"Then you wore black shoes, not
tan." he said, with a glance at the ag
gressive yellow ones I wore.
"Right again." I acknowledged.
"Black low shoes and black embroid
ered hose. If you keep on you'll have
a motive for the crime, and the mur
derer's present place of hiding. And
if you come back to the smoker with
me, I'll give you an opportunity to
judge if he knew good whisky from
I put the articles from the pockets
back again and got up. "I wonder if
there is a diner on?" I said. "I need
something sustaining after all this."
I was conscious then of some one
at my elbow. I turned to see the
young woman whose face was so
rvTMTWr ATyi nyu t . "Bjfc otKJPB
of Having Valuable Papers?"
vaguely familiar. In the very act of
speaking she drew back suddenly and
"Oh I beg your pardon," she said
hurriedly, "I thought you were
some one else." She was looking in a
puzzled fashion at my coat. I felt
all the cringing guilt of a man who
has accidentally picked up the wrong
umbrella; my borrowed caller sat
tight on my neck.
"I'm sorry." I said idiotically. "I'm
sorry, but I'm not." I have learned
since that she has bright brown hair,
with a loose wave in it that drops
over her ears, and dark blue eyes
with black lashes and but what does
it matter? One enjoys a picture as a
whole; not as the sum of its parts.
She saw the flask then, and her er
rand came back to her. "One of the
ladies at the end of the car has
fainted." she explained. . "I thought
perhaps a stimulant "
I picked up the flask at once and
followed my guide down the aisle. Two
or three women were working over J
the woman who had fainted. They
had opened her collar and taken out
her hair pins, whatever good that
might do. The stout woman was vig
orously rubbing her wrists, with
the idea, no doubt, of working up her
pulse! The unconscious woman was
the one for whom I had secured lower
11 at the station.
I poured a little liquor in a bun
gling masculine fashion between her
lips as she leaned back, with closed
eyes. She chocked, coughed and ral
"Poor thing." said the stout lady.
"As she lies back that way I almost
think it was my mother; she used to
faint so much."
"It would make anybody faint."
chimed in another. "Murder and rob
bery in one night and on one car. I'm
thankful I always wear my rings in a
bag around my neck even if they do
get under me and keep me awake."
The girl in blue was looking at us
with wide, startled eyes. I saw her
pale a little, saw the quick, apprehen
sive glance which she threw at her
traveling companion, the small woman
I bad noticed before. There was an
exchange almost a clash of glances.
The small woman frowned. That was
ail. I turned my attention again to
She had revived somewhat, and now
she asked to have the window opened.
The train had stopped again and the
car was oppressively hot. People
around were looking at their watches
and grumbling over the delay. The
doctor bustled in with a remark about
its being his busy day. The amateur
detective and the porter together
mounted guard over lower ten. Out
side the heat rose in shimmering
waves from the tracks; the very wood
of the car was hot to touch. A Cam
berwell Beauty darted through the
open door and made its way. in er
ratic plunges, great wings waving,
down the sunny aisle. All around lay
the peace of harvested fields, the quiet
of the country.
The Girl in Blue.
I was growing more and more ir-
Art in Commerce.
There must be a considerable touch
of the artist in the modern grocer.
Groceries at first blush would seem
to be colorless, unromantic things,, but
any such impression is a wrong one.
Very little imagination Is sufficient to
reveal the real romance there is in
groceries, and as to the artistic capa
bilities they possess in capable bands
there is ocular demonstration in our
many big, fine grocery stores that
they are considerable. The grocer of
to-day recognises the great value of
attractiveness. A man may strongly
desire something, but when it is put
ritable. The thought of what the
loss of the notes meant was fast
crowding the murder to tha back of
my mind. The forced inaction was
intolerable. The porter bad reported
no bag answering the description of
mine on the train, but I was disposed
to make my own investigation. I mads
a tour of the cars, scrutinizing every
variety of hand luggage, ranging from
luxurious English bags with gold
mountings to the wicker nondescript
of the day coach at the rear. I was
nor alone in my quest, for the girl in
blue was just ahead of me. Car by
car she preceded me through the train,
unconscious that I was behind her,
looking at each passenger as she
passed. I fancied the proceeding was
distasteful, but that she had determin
ed on a course and was carrying It
through. Wc reached the end of the
train almost together empty-handed,
both of us.
The girl went out to the platform.
When she saw me she moved aside,
and I stepped out beside her. Behind
us the track curved sharply; the early
sunshine threw the train, in long black
shadow, over the hot earth. Forward
somewhere they were hammering.
The girl said nothing, but her profile
was strained and anxious.
"I if you have lost anything." I
began. "I wish you would let me try to
help. Not that my own success is any
thing to boast of."
She hardly glanced at me. It was
"I have not been robbed, if that la
what you mean," she replied quietly.
"I am perplexed. That is all."
There was nothing to say to that.
I lifted my hat the other fellow's
liat and turned to go back to my car.
Two or three members of the train
crew, including the conductor, were
standing in the shadow talking. And
at that moment, from a farmhouse
near came the swift clang of the
breakfast bell, calling In the hands
from barn and pasture. I turned back
to the girl.
"We may be here for an hour." I
said, "and there is no buffet car on.
If I remember my youth, that bell
means bam and eggs and country but
ter and coffee. If you care to run
"I am not hungry," she said, "but
perhaps a cup of coffee dear me, I
believe I am hungry." she finished.
"Only" She glanced back of her.
"I can bring your companion," I sug
gested, without enthusiasm. But the
young woman shook her head.
"She is not hungry." she objected,
"and she is very well, I know she
wouldn't come. Do you suppose we
could make it if we run?"
"I haven't any idea," I said cheer
fully. "Any old train would be better
than this one, if it does leave us be
hind." "Yes. Any train would be better
than this one," she repeated gravely.
I found myself watching her changing
expression. I had spoken two dozen
words to her and already I felt that
I knew the lights and shades In her
voice I, who had always known how
a woman rode to hounds, and who
never could have told the color of
I stepped down on the ties and
turned to assist her, and together we
walked back to where the conductor
and the porter from our car were in
close conversation. Instinctively my
hand went to my cigarette pocket and
came out empty. She saw the ges
ture. "If you want to smoke, you may,"
she said. "I have a big cousin who
smokes all the time. He says I am
I drew out the gun-metal cigarette
case and opened iL But this most
"Where Did You Get That?"
commonplace action had an extraor
dinary result: The girl beside me
stopped dead still and stood staring
at it with fascinated eyes.
"Is where did you get that?" she
demanded, with a catch in her voice;
her gaze still fixed on the cigarette
TO DE CONTIXL'KD.)
up in a way which attracts and
pleases his eye he more than wants
it; he finds he cannot do without it.
Manufacturers in Yankeedom send
their goods into the world in dainty,
often really beautiful, forms. And the
retailer for his part ably seconds the
manufacturer by arranging the goods
he sells with all the tate and care of
Slammer. What did -you think of
the Sunday dinner at the boarding
Drama. O, It was a case ot fowl Is
fair and fare is fouL
I W '1
Lydia B. Pinkham's
Chicago, m. "I was tnrabU ritt
i lnnaramaaon. ana toe ae
Ifet wef, vnteM I
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of female diseases of any similar meaV
cine in the country, and thousands aC
voluntary testimonials are on file is
tha Flnkham laboratory at Lymv
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TUBERCULOSIS IN THE PRISON
Per Cent, ef Sufferers Is Enormous
anel There Seeme but One
several Investigations that
have seen made by tha National As
sociation for the Study ami rrevea
Uoa of Tuberculosis, It la estlmatef
that on an average about fifteen per
cent, of the prison population of tha
country Is aHIcted with taberculosta.
On this basis, out of the 80.000 prison
ers housed In the penal iastitatloaa
of the United State at say glvea
time, not less than 13,009 are Infected
with this disease. If the PhllipplM.
Islands and other insular possessions
were taken into consideration tha
number would be stuck larger. Som
of the prisons of Pennsylvania, Kan
sas and Ohio show such shocking con;
dltions with reference to tuberculosa
that many wardens admit that these
places of detention are death traps.
Similar conditions could be found la
almost every state, and la the major
ity of cases the only sure remedy la
the destruction of the old buildings
and the erection of new ones.
Quslnt Table Manners.
Jerome S. McWade, the Duluth mil
lionaire, talked at a dinner about the
delights of a backweode vacation.
"I go to a quaint backwoods village
every summer." he said, "and number
less are the quaint people I ixfcet
"Old Boucher. foi hrstance, the Jan
itor of the village church. Is most
amusing with his qnelnt ways. I had
old Boucher to lunch one day. and
the cold lobster was served with a
mayonnaise sauce. When my servant
offered this sauce to Boucker, the old
man stuck his knife In It. took up r
little on the blade, tasted it, then
shook bis head and said:
" 'Don't choose none.' "
"Tour new maid looks very dis
creet." "Indeed, she Is. 8he even knocks
at all the drawers before opening
them." Fele Mele.
in a glass of
Served with Sagar and
a little Lemta.
Postum contains the
natural food elements of
field grains and is really
a food drink that relieves
fatigue and quenches the
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