The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, September 28, 1910, Image 2

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Columbus Journal
PEBsomi una Pfluncm
Other Matters of Interest Con
densed From the Mors
Important Telegrams.
August exports of flour, com, meats,
cotton, and mineral oil show a
marked improvement when compared
wJth August of last year.
There Is a new counterfeit ten-dollar
national bank note at large. It is
a poorly executed, photo-etched pro
duction, printed on two bits of paper,
with a few pieces of silk thread dis
tributed in iL It is drawn on the
Home National bank of Staunton,
Tex., series of 1302-1308. check letter
D. The note is supposed to be the
work of the same counterfeiters that
recently produced a five-dollar Carls
bad, N. M., national bank note.
Up to date 1,250 banks in the vari
ous states of the country have made
application to the postofllce depart
ment to be designated depositories
for postal savings banks, and 648
postmasters have made the requests
for the establishment of postal sav
ings banks in their offices. The great
est number of applications thus far
have come from Pennsylvania, where
147 banks and 48C postmasters have
Deplorable as it was, the accident
on the battleship North Dakota, re
sulting from an explosion of oil, will
not be permitted to check the de
velopment of the use of petroleum as
an auxiliary fuel on naval vessels.
The lesson learned in the case of the
North Dakota is that the settling
tank containing 400 gallons of oil
should be at once removed from the
lire room to some convenient place
where any small leakage in it would
not be exposed to heat sufficient to
set the oil on fire.
Police of Naples are searching for
Timothy Sheckly, who is said to have
escaped to Italy after having been
Eentenccd to thirty years' imprison
ment in the United States.
Sobriety is in the ascendancy in
England. Ireland. Scotland and Wales
and licenses to public houses are de
creasing in number, according to
statistics communicated by Consul
General John L. Griffiths of London.
Prince Tsai Hsun, Chinese minister
of naval affairs. Prince Tsai Hsun.
who is an uncle of the Chinese
emperor, is coming to this country to
loak into American methods of naval
tonstnvflon, and it is stated to
place aa order for China's new navy.
Charles M. Schwab, president of the
Bethlehem Steel company was in San
Francisco to meet the prince.
M. Auburn, the French aviator fly
ing in a Bl riot monoplane broke 9)11
speed records for ::00 kilometers
(1SG.3 m!lo), negotiating the dis
tance in three hours, thirty-three
minutes. Fcven second-;. At the end
of the serond hour he had llown 107
kilometers (107.7 mile.-) and at the
end of the third hour 252 kilometers
P5G.49 milfs). His average time was
tbout fifty-live miles an hour.
Dr. Woadrow Wilson was nominat
ed for go.ernor by New Jersey demo
crats. Speaker Cannon said the fight on
the tariff was the same as it had been
for fifty years.
In a trolly car collision in Indiana
forty-two people were killed and
many others injured.
Governor Hay of Washington rapped
the men who controlled the concerva
tion congress at St. Paul.
In his net message President Taft
will recommend an appropriation to
fortify the Panama canal.
The Idaho republican state conven
tion adopted a platform endorsing
President Taft's administration.
John L. Peak, former United States
minister to Switzerland, is critically
HI at his home In Kansas City.
Secretary Bellinger denounced as
silly rot the story that the cabinet
was to pass judgment upon him.
Congressman Tawney says the
democrats brought about his defeat
by voting for hij republican rival.
Schenectady county. New York,
gave the old guard a disagreeable
vurprisc by declaring for Roosevelt.
Father John Baptiste Abbott, of the
monastery of trappist monks at St.
NorberU Manitoba, died last week.
King Manuel of Portugal has ap
pointed sixteen new peers, all of
them supporters of the present minis
try. The imposing granite monument
erected by the state of Indiana on
tntietam battlefield was dedicated.
Congressmen insist on having the
best there is of comforts at the
capital when Uncle Sam pays the bill.
Special agents of the customs ser
rice have been sent to San Francisco
lo investigate the weighing and samp
ling of sugar in that port.
The report that Ambassador
Dryce, upon his return from the
Isthmus of Panama, will inform Secre
tary Knox that Great Britian prefers
that the United btates fortify the
canal is not credited in London.
The British ship, Carnarvon Bay,
from Liverpool June 20 for Sidney,
has been wrecked on King island.
Mrs. Charles A. Hawley, a resident
of Washington. D. C. was robbed or
approximately ?3.000 worth of jewels
and other valuables In the Union sta
tion at Columbus. O.
Reports from Russia, Italy and Ger
many to the Public Health and
Marine service Indicate that the epi
demic of cholera is abating. Officers
of the foreign corps report they rave
no doubt the present epidemic origin
ated in Odessa and that rats were the
A Plea for the Conservation f
Common Sense" That la Meeting
With Cordial Approval.
A strikingly strong article by Colo
Bel George Harvey in the North
American Review, for September, Is
written in a view of such hopeful
ness for the American future that it
has attracted wide attention. The
article is entitled, MA Plea for the
Conservation of Common Sense" and
it is meeting with the cordial ap
proval of business men of all shades
of political opinion throughout the en
tire country. In part Colonel Harvey
"Unquestionably a spirit of unrest
dominates the land. But, if it be
true that fundamentally the condition
of the country is sound, must we
necessarily succumb to despondency,
abandon effort looking to retrieval
and cringe like cravens before clouds
that only threaten? Rather ought
we not to analyze conditions, search
for causes, find the root of the dis
tress, which even now exists only in
men's minds, and then, after the
American fashion, apply such rem
edies as seems most likely to produce
beneficent results?
Capital and Labor Not Antagonistic.
"The Link that connects labor with
capital Is not broken but we may not
deny that it Is less cohesive than It
should be or than conditions war
rant Financially, the country is
stronger than ever before In its his
tory. Recovery from a panic so
severe as that of three years ago was
never before so prompt and compara
tively complete. The masses are
practically free from debt. Money is
held by the banks in abundance and
rates are low.
"Why, then, does capital pause
upon the threshold of investment?
The answer, we beliee, to be plain.
It awaits adjustment of the relations
of government to business. The
sole problem consists of determining
how government can maintain an
even balance between aggregations
of interests, on the one hand, and the
whole people, on the other, protect
ing the latter against extortion and
saving the former from mad assaults.
"The solution is not easy to find
for the simple rear.on that the situ
ation is without precedent. But is
not progress being made along sane
and cautious lines?
Conserve Common Sense.
"Is not the present, as we have
seen, exceptionally secure? What,
then, of preparations for the future?
Patriotism is the basis of our insti
tutions. And patriotism in the minds
of our youth is no longer linked solely
with fireworks and deeds of daring. It
is taught in our schools. A new
course has been added a course in
loyalty. Methodically, our children
learn how to vote, how to conduct
primaries, conventions and elections,
how to discriminate between qualifies
Tunis of candidates and, finally, how
to govern as well as serve. They are
t lught to despise bribery and all
jorms of corruption and fraud as
treason. Their creed, which they aro
made to know by heart, is not com
plex. It is simple, but comprehen
sive, no less beautiful in diction than
loft in aspiration. These are the
pledges khich ore gracn upon their
"As it is cowardly for a soldier to
run away from battle, so it is coward
ly for an citizen not to contribute
his share to the well-being of his
country. America is my own dear
land; she nourishes me, and I will
love her and do my duty to her,
whose child, servant and civil soldier
I am.
"As the health and happiness of
my body depend upon each muscle
and nerve and drop of blood doing
its work in its place, so the health
and happiness of my country depend
upon each citizen doing his work in
his place.
"These young citizens are our
hostages to fortune. Can we not
safely assume that the principles ani
mating their lives augur well for the
permanency of the Republic? When
before have the foundation stones
of continuance been laid with such
care and promise of durability?
"The future, then, is bright And
the present? But one thing is need
ful. No present movement is more
laudable than that which looks to
conservation of natural resources.
But let us never forget that the great
est inherent resource of the Amer
ican people is Common Sense. Let
that be conserved and applied with
out cessation, and soon it will be
found that all the Ills of which we
complain but know not of are only
such as attend upon the growing
pains of a great and blefsed country.
Religion snould be native. It
.should be concrete and applicable.
Religion is the natural expression of
living, not a set of actions of of hab
its, or a posture of the mind added to
the daily life. The type of religion,
therefore, is conditioned on the kind
.of living, and the kind of living is
conditioned, in its turn, very large
ly on the physical and economic ef
fectiveness of lige. The religion of
the open country should run deep into
the indigenous affairs of the open
"1 never worry about my health any
"How lucky you are. Don't you
ever feel ill?"
"Oh, yes, often; but I've had all the
operations it is possible to undergo."
Of Course.
fThey say a woman always reads a
love story backward."
"I take no stock in that rtatrp if
so. the maangers would be giving
plays with the last act first" Louis
vill Courier-Journal.
Miscellaneous Matters of General In
terest Hera and There.
Democrats of the country are very
much encouraged over recent state
state elections.
AH Mexico celebrated the 80th
birthday of President Diaz.
Mrs. Hyde, wife of Dr. Hyde,
Kansas ity. Is critically 111.
The cholera scourge is sweeping its
way across Asiatic Russia.
There were 100 Rockefellers la
Newburg. N. Y for a reunion.
One was killed and elghten injured
in a collision of Burlington and Rock
Statistics show that American rail
road employes get better wages than
those of Europe.
From eight to ten thousand people
listened to the speech of Ex-President
Roosevelt in Omaha.
D. E. Thompson, late minister to
Mexico, has sold bis interest in the
Lincoln (Neb.) Star.
The democratic machine in Virginia
is in a position to receive a severe
setback at an early day.
Congressman G. W. Norris of Ne
braska, returned from Wisconsin
pleased with insurgent victory.
The report that Taft will step aside
for Roosevelt in 1912 was declared at
Beverly to be unworthy of a denial.
The Right Reverend Joseph Char-
trand was consecrated as bishop co
adjutor of the Indianapolis diocese.
The voters of Shreveport, La., de
clared in favor of the commission
form of government at a special elec
tion. Arizona's constitutional convention,
which will meet October 1C, will have
forty-one democrats and eleven repub
licans. Hamilton W. King of Michigan.
United States minister to Siam. Is
seriously 111 at a hospital at Balti
more. "I don't care what anybody says
about me so long as I am conscious
of doing my duty," says Secretary
Governor Shallenberger has qnit
the recount game and declares Mr.
Dahlman the democratic nominee for
governor of Nebraska.
A formidable bomb was discovered
lying on the railroad track in front of
Emperor William's train in which he
was proceeding to the hunting lodge
at Mohacs.
W. M. Broadshaw, a guard in the
federal penitentiary at Leavenworth,
shot Bertha Schmctz at her home
near Horton, Kan., and then commit
ted suicide.
The building which stood upon the
site purchased for the Carnegie li
brary in Alliance has been moved
and work is now progressing on the
new building.
Mon Win, St Louis' only patient at
quarantine, escaped from the leprosy
isolation hut west of the quarantine
station, leaving a note which read:
"Me going west."
The estate of the late Thomas W.
Evans, the Philadelpbian who won
fame and fortune as a dentist to ari
stocracy in Paris, has dwindled from
$0,000,000 to $1,750,000.
The war department decided to
send the Seventh and Eighth cavalry
to the Philippines to relieve the
Twelfth and Thirteenth. The Seventh
is now at Fort Riley. Kas.
Acting .Mayor Mitchell of New York
has ordered that Police Commission
er Baker be removed on the ground
of unfitness in permitting gambling
to flourish in the city unchecked.
Prospectors returning from Knik
Arm, Alaska, a branch of Cook's inlet,
report the discovery of an immense
field of bituminous coal that promises
to be more valuable than the Man
taniuska deposits.
H. T. Howell, one of the most
prominent bankers and financiers of
Nasliville, Tenn., has resigned his
position as president of the Fourth
Nation::! bank of Nashville to accept
the presidency of the Carnegie Trust
company of New York.
Lightning struck the statute of
Henry Clay in the Ixixington, Ivy..
cemetery, shattering an arm and leg
of the figure. The memorial was un
veiled in July and took the place of
a similar monument which was struck
by lightning in July, 903.
Charles MIndeleff, a New York ex
pert metallurgist, has been engaged by
the treasury department to make a
study of the methods of refining gold
in the United States mints. He was
engaged by Acting Secretary A. Piatt
Andrews and will begin work at once.
Indicted beef packers of Chicago
gave bond for their appearance.
New Jersey republicans adopted a
ticket that is partly progressive.
Colonel Roosevelt denies that he
went to President Taft as a suppli
cant The anniversary of the entry Into
Rome of King Victor Emmanuel II
was marked by celebrations.
Emperor William arrived at Vien
na, and for two days was the guest
of Emperor Francis Joseph at Scho
enbrunn. Ambassador Whitelaw Reid has
cabled the state department -from
London that the British government
agrees to the projected opium con
ference. Congressman Tawney has been
beaten for renomination in the First
Minnesota district
Charles R. Heike of sugar fame
was sentenced to eight months on
Blackwell's island.
Colonel Roosevelt reiterated he
would not accept the nomination for
governor of New York.
President Taft and Colonel Roose
velt had a conference, without arriv
ing at a perfect understanding.
Father Oliver, who delivered a sen
sational sermon at the funeral of the
victims of the charity bazaar in Paris
in May. 1907, is dead.
President Taft appointed a pro
gressive republican postmaster at
Wichita, Kan.
From the standpoint of an admitted
authority. Mayor Gaynor told the
story of how it feels to be shot.
Former Governor Stokes claims a
clear field for the republican sen
atorial nomination in New Jersey.
The fate of Secretary Ballinger may
be decided at the coming cabinet
meeting, to b held the 26th.
Congressman Boutell, who was
beaten in the Illinois primary by an
Insurgent, says he will ran independently.
Court Martial to Sit November 15.
General order No. 20. covering the
national guard court martial which
will sit November 15, has been issued
from the office of the adjutant general.
All privates and officers who left Ft
Riley during camp or who left the
train en route or who were absent
from the guard without leave will be
cited to appear. The order follows:
L A general court martial is ap
pointed to meet at Lincoln, Nebraska,
at 10 o'clock a. m., on the day of
November. 1910, or as soon thereafter
as practicable, for the trial of such
persons as may properly be brought
before it
The court martial will consist of:
Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Storch.
Colonel F. J. Mack. Second regi
ment Colonel G. A. Eberly, First regiment.
Lt Col. J. M. Birkner, Medical de
partment. Major H. J. Paul, Second regiment
Major G. II. Holdeman. First regi
ment Captain L. H. Gage, signal corps.
Captain C. L. Brewster, First regi
ment, judge advocate.
II. The court will set without re
gard to hours.
By order of the governor.
Adjutant General.
Will Go to Washington.
Attorney General W. T. Thompson
will leave for Washington about Oc
tober 1 and latfr return to Lincoln.
He will go to Washington to accept
the appointment of solicitor of the
United States treasury. While in
Washington he will represent the state
in the United States supreme court
in an effort to get the Nebraska tank
guaranty suit consolidated with the
Oklahoma suit cf the same nature and
submitted to the court. He will also
file a brief in the Missouri rate case
now in the supreme court. He will
endeavor to combat the railroad com
pany's theory of division of revenues
between state and interstate traffic.
this question being an issue in Ne
braska rate cases.
Wants Universal License.
Dan Geilus. game warden, believes
that the game laws of Nebraska can
be much better enforced if a slight
change is made in the present system
of handling them. He proposes a uni
versal hunting license a license that
every hunter must purchase unless he
hunts on his own land. The present
annual revenue from hunting licenses
Is about $9,000 a year. Mr. Geilus be
lieves that the revenue would be
trebled or doubled. Having provided
for funds, he would then have deputy
game wardens appointed in every
county at a salary of $300 a year. This
salary, which would actually cover
about six months of work,,-;, ould be
sufficient to bring iu many applicants
from whom probably good meu might
be selected.
Scottish Rite Reunion.
An extra session of Scoitich Rite
Marpns for initiation of candidates
will be held in Lincoln on four days
this fall. November 1." to IS. Ij. has
been the custom to hold a session ol
this organization every spring, but as
there are sufficient applications in
sight now the decision was made to
convene specially for a second initia
tion during the present year. The
Shrincrs arc ulso to conduct another
ceremonial here, during the first week
in December.
Court Reports Up to May.
The Nebraska supreme court re
ports are now Laid to be nearer up to '
date than the reports of any s:ate
court in the country. Volume SO of the
court reports has been printed and
delivered to Clerk Harry C. Lindsay
for distribution. It contains decisions
of the court up to and Including the
sitting of May 20 of this year. The
Nebraska court reports are edited and
compiled by Henry P. Stoddard, dep
uty court reporter.
The latest Innovation relative to the
religious and social life of the uni
versity is the plan to be inaugurated
this year by the First Congregational
church in the establishment or a guild
hall. The pastor is sponsor for this
movement He has notified the pas
tors cf his churches throughout the
state of tho nature and aim of this
newest feature in student life as
directed by the church.
Adjutant General Hartfgan has de
cided not to send any of the Nebras
ka national guard organization to par
ticipate in festivities at Omaha. The
Omaha people have no money to pay
the expenses of the guard and neither
has the state.
Ely Declines Nomination.
William M. Ely, the republican
noaainee for representative in the
Fllay-first district, has informed the
secretary of state that he declines the
nomination. Mr. Ely's nomination pa
pers were refused at the office of tho
secretary of state on account of being
filed too late. His name was written
in on the ballot and he obtained a
majority of the republican votes in
that way. He now declines to accept
the nomination and asks that the
proper committee be Informed so that
it may fill the vacancy.
Chief Engineer E. C. Hurd, who
has charge of the physical valuation
of railroads for the state railway
commission, has filed a report with
the commission showing that up to
September 6 this department has ex
pended $22,126.13 of the 140.000 ap
propriated for the work by the last
legislature. While Mr. Hurd makes
a financial report he withholds his
report on the valuation of railroad
property, saying that he proposes to
make final reports of the various rail-
roads and file the same simultane-1
asly. '
Dentist Missing.
Otoe County Dr. H. S. Ganjen. a
well-known dentist of Nebraska City,
and prominent in lodge and church
circles. Is missing and it is reared
that he was drowned in the Missouri
river while bathing, his clothing hav
ing been found on the bank.
Nebraskan Killed in Nevada.
Hall County Word has reached
Grand Island of the death of Peter
Lechner. near Sparks. Nev.. while on
duty as a brakeman of the Southern
Pacific. Until four years ago the de
ceased was an employe of the Union
Pacific in that city. His death re
sulted from falling between the cars.
G. A. R. Will Lay Stone.
Phelps County The local Grand
Army post has been given the honor
of laying the cornerstone of the $100.
000 court house, which Phelps is now
.erecting. The Grand Army men pro
pose to make the event an affair of
considerable magnitude. The local
national guard company will assist.
Killed by Explosion.
Colfax County While filling the
boiler of a traction engine of which
he was nsinee'r. Joseph V. Moore
was killed by an explosion. The men
in the threshing crew had stopped
for lunch and were behind a hay
stack or they would have been in
jured, as the machine was blown to
Sugar Beet Industry.
Lincoln County Although the sea
son has been backward and water
scarce, growers of sugar beets in the
valley expect the yield to be fairly
good, averaging perhaps ttn to twelve
tons to the acre. Five dollars per ton
will be paid, and it is understood that
the comrany expects to contract for
another year at the same rate.
Petition to President.
Lancaster County The state rail
way commission sent a joint resolu
tion to President Taft recommending
Ihe appointment of Judge Ira B.
Mills of the Minnesota railway com
mission to the new commerce court
Judge Mills has been a member of
the Minnesota commission for seven
teen years and before that was a
district judge.
Boy Killed Vhile Hunting.
York County Clarence Schmel
zel, about 19 years of age, accidental
ly shot and killed himself while out
hunting. Clarence and his, brother
and another boy were out west of
York on Beaver creek after ducks
and in pulling his gun out of the bug
gy the hammer caught and dis
charged the gun. the charge entering
the young man's necl, just below the
jaw bone, death resulting almost in
stantly. After Nebraska Spuds.
TJrown County The farmers of this
section are harvesting their potatoes
and are finding a ready market. In
fact there is a demand for Brown
county potatoes which is almost with
out precedent. Chicago buyers have
thus 'far bought everything In sight
and the "spuds" are being shipped
at the rate of five cars per day and
this will be Increased soon. One
farmer contracted for his entire crop
of S.oOO bushels at G5 conts a bushel.
The acreage this year was the great
est in the history of the county and
the yield is good, the greater
' j. . ..
ucr o; poiaio raisers reporting auoui
110 bushels to the acre. The pota
toes, while not quite as large a: in
vears gone by, are declared by potato
experts to ho of first-class quality.
Profiting by last year's experience,
when thousands of bushels wer"
frozen in the ground, there is a great
hustle to get thrn out of the ground
and three weeks more v. ill witness
the finish of potato digging.
New Station for Heldrcge.
Phelps County Architect W. J.
Frcin of the Burlington railroad has
awarded the general contract to T. J.
Leake & Co.. 112 Clark street. Chica
go, and steam heating to Kehm
Brothers, for a $35,000 passenger sta
tion at Ho!drege. Neb.
Fatal Mistake of Drug Clerk.
Custer County As a result of care
lessness on the pftrt of a Callaway
drug clerk. Mr. Etta Moses of Broken
Bow, aged 43 years, is dead after
twenty-four hours of excruciating
agony. Mrs. Moses and husband were
visiting a brother. Sam Sterner, liv
ing eight miles east of Callaway. She
and Mrs. Sterner went into town and
Mrs. Moses bought what she sup
posed to be some cream of tartar,
which she was in the habit of taking
medicinally. Instead of that the
clerk is alleged to have given her
tartaric emetic, by mistake. She
took nearly two tcaspoonsful of it
and immediately after complained of
a burning sensation in the throat and
stomach. Physicians were ciilled. but
could do nothing, the poison having
made too great headway.
Farmer Goes Insane.
Nemaha County James Welch, a
wealthy farmer 36 years of ase. liv
ing a few miles west of Peru, became
suddenly insane. His insanity took
on a violent form and it required
several men to prevent him from do
ing injury.
Treshing' Outfit Burned.
Furnas County While threshing
at the farm of James Cameron, three
miles east of Beaver City, the thresh
ing outfit of A. H. Dusenberry and
two stacks of wheat were burned by
a spark from the engine.
Big Find of Bogus Coins.
Merrick County Was a gang of
counterfeiters once located in Central
City or did some dispensers of spu
rious coin in passing through become
frightened of detection and bury
their unlawful currency deep in the
ground? This is the question that
was presented when John Stuart re
cently unearthed a quantity of spuri
ous coin3 and come sheets of metal
from which it bad evidently been
moulded. Mr. Stuart found the coins
about three feet under ground.
Cloudburst Causes a Flood and Turns
a Dry Bed Into a Raging Stream
of Water.
Clayton. Kan. Sixteen persons lost
their lives and eleven others suffered
injuries in the wreck early Friday
morning two miles east of town of
westbound Rock Island passenger
train No. 27. which was due In Den
ver at 8:25 in the morning from Kan
sas city.
Partial list of dead:
P. Blckenbaugh, Goodland. Kan.,
A. V. Huffman, Kansas City, bag
gage man.
J. W. Usher. Denver, conductor.
William .Mills, fireman.
Herman Mueller. South Center,
John Sloop, Boyle. Kan.
W. E. Shively. Agra. Kan.
Gilbert H. Ivans, Fullerton. Neb.
The remainder of the dead are un
identified. The wreck occurred at a fill, a
thousand feet of which bad been
washed out by a cloudburst.
The train was running practically
on time and was proceeding on a
straight stretch of track. Evidently
the first intimation that the engineer
had of any danger came when he real
ized that the forward portion of the
train was running in water, which
had spread out over the tracks near
the fill. Reversing the engine, the
engineer checked the speed of the
train, but not enough to prevent the
engine, baggage car. and the smoker
going over into the depression. The
rear end of the smoker remained tilt
ed on the earth bank and the chair
car ripped its way into the smoker,
smashing it to pieces and killing or
injuring! many passengers.
The chair car itself was consider
ably damaged, and several passengers
riding in this car were hurt. So far
as can be learned all of the passengers
killed were occupants of the smoker.
To the coolness and quick wit of En
gineer Pickinbaugh, who lost his life,
is attributed the saving of the lives of
those who escaped.
Passengers in the Pullman and
other day coach, hurled from the
berths, and chairs by the shock, hur
ried out Into the storm and rendered
what aid they could to the injured
and in extricating the mangled bodies
af the dead.
Others hurried to Clayton, where
news cf the accident was wired to
division headquarters, and within half
! an hour physicians and nurses and a
wrck train were being hurried to the
scne from Norton. Colby, Goodland
and Phillipsburg. It was not until late
Friday afternoon, however, that thp
last bodies were recovered from the
Both Are Approved by Republicans
of Illinois.
Springfield, III. The republican
state convention which met here Fri
day adopted a platform approving of
the administration of President Taft
and Governor Denecn. The tarjff
plank follows the lines laid down in
the president's campaign leuer to
Chairman McKiniey .f the republican
congressional eosimit'ee. The pro
cceuing5 were harmonious. Speaker
Cannon in a i:;oro;:s speech declared
that the time has cuine to keep ibv
republican faith whether or no failure
be the result.
The platform ronimer.ds President j
Taft and congress, who. as "agents J
of the people, have carried lorwaru
another step to the principles and
policies which have dominated and
controlled the government of the
United States for the most progres
sive half century of civilized life.
The Man Who Did It, However, is
Domodossoia. Italy. The great
feat of crossing the snow-capped Al
pine barrier between Switzerland and
Italy in a heavier-than-air machine
was accomplished by George Chavez,
the young Peruvian aviator.
The plucky hero of the exploit, how
ever, lies in the Domodossota hospi
tal badly injured as the result of an
accident that occurred just as he had
completed the most arduous and
nerve-racking portion of the task.
Both his legs are broken, his left
thigh is fractured and his body is
badly contused, but the physicians in
attendance are of the opinion that
these hurts will not prove fatal.
Burlington Annual Report.
Chicago. The annual reiort of the
conditions of the Chicago, Burlington
&. Quincy railroad for the year nd
ing June 30 last shows a total opcrat
ing revenue of $S7.869,317. a tota
operating expense of $G3,010,9G4 and
a net operating revenue of I24.83S.
552. Outside operations, including
losses in restaurant and dining ia.
service and taxes, cut the net gperat
ing revenue to an operating Income
of 522.481.C36. The total operating
revenue is more than $9,250,000 great
er than the year ending June 30, 1909
Revolutionary Daughter Dies.
Marietta. Ga. Mrs. Frances Leon
ard Cleveland, one of the few "real
daughters" of the American revolu
tion and a descendant of John and
Priscilla Alden, died here today, aged
94. She was a native of Bristol. R. I.,
and her father. Rev. Dr. Henry
Wright, was a student at Harvard
when the revolutionary war opened.
Mrs. Cleveland, it is stated, was the
oldest communicant of the Episcopal
church in America, having besn con
firmed in St. Andrew's church. Phila
delphia, when 18 years of age.
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The Nurse The doctor brought tha
baby yesterday morning.
Willie (aged 6) Better cot forgit
where the doctor lives.
The Nurse Why?
Willie 'Cause if the baby needs a
hand or a leg, you'll have to get new
parts for him. won't you.
True Independence.
You will always find these tvIic
think they know what Is your duty
t better than you know it. It is easy in
the world to live after the world't
opinion: lt is easy in solitude to live
after our own; but the great man la
he who. In the midst of the crowd,
keeps, with perfect sweetness, tho In
dependence of solitude. Emerson.
She Was a Big Fighter.
Mrs. Benbam Do you remember
when I had my coming out?
Benham No; but it must have been
like the launching of a battleship.
Work, Sometimes,
to Raise
Children's taste Is ofttiiaes more ac
curate, in selecting the right kind of
food to fit tho body, than that of
adults. Nature works more accurate
ly through the children.
A Brooklyn lady says: "Our little
hoy had long been troubled with
weak digestion. We could never per
euado him to take more than one taste
of any kind of cereal food. He was
a weak little chap and we were pus
zled to know what to feed him on.
"One lucky day we tried Grape
Nuts. Well, you never saw a child
eat with such a relish, and it did me
good to see him. From that day on
lt seemed as though we could almost
see him grow. He would eat Grape
Nuts for breakfast and supper, and I
think he would have liked the food
for dinner.
"The difference In his appearance is
something wonderful.
"My husband had never fancied ce
real foods of any kind, but he be
came very fond of Grape-Nuts and has
been much improved in health since
using it
"We are now a healthy family, and
naturally believe in Grape-Nuts.
"A friend has two children who were
formerly afflicted with rickets. I was
satisfied that the disease was caused
by lack of proper nourishment. They
showed it. So I urged her to use
Grape-Nuts as an experiment and the
result was almost magical.
"They continued the food and todar1
both children are well and strong ai
any children In this 'city, and. of
course, my friend is a firm believer In
Grape-Nuts for she has the evidence
before her eyes every day."
Read "The Road to Wellville." found
In ptg3. "There's a Reason."
Krer read the above Irttert A
at- appear from time to time. Taey
n-- xeaalne, true, aad fall at haaaaa
fetal Vaafc, Weary, Waterjeaasl 1
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