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EPITOME OF EVENTS
PARAGRAPHS THAT PERTAIN TO
ARE SHORT BUT INTERESTING
Brief Mention of What is Transpiring
In Various Sections of Our Own
and Foreign Countries.
Arrangement between the state de
partment and the Mexican embassy
has been concluded for the construc
tion of a dam and levee on the Low
er Colorado river in Imperial valley.
A marked falling off in the importa
tions of manufacturers' materials Is
Indicated by the November report
Just completed by the bureau of sta
tistics, department of commerce and
After months of persistent refusal
on the ground of interference with
contracts with publishers, Captain
Robert E. Peary has promised to fur
n.sh congress the proofs on which he
relies to show that he discovered the
The sale of articles accumulated in
the division of dead letters of the
postofflce department in the last few
days embraced 7,391 articles, aggre
gating 19,846.80, or an average of
1.33 for each parcel sold, according
to a report of the postmaster general.
The net revenue was $S.739.75.
Manuel Honilla, former president of
of Honduras, and General Lee Christ
mas, an American soldier of fortune,
both of whom disappeared after the
Bteamer Hornet left New Orleans
some time ago, have sailed for Hon
duras aboard a passenger steamer to
lead a revolution in that country, ac
cording to private dispatches received
Another phase of tiie proposed hon
oring of Captain Robert K. Peary
with a staff rear admirniship in rec
ognition of his arctic achievements
has developed. It was said that what
he presents as proofs of having
reached the north pole, together with
other testimony, may be passed upon
by other scientists at the instance of
the house naval affairs committee.
President Taft approved the report
of the board of engineers on recla
mation projects in tiiPwest.
Georgia and Oklahoma may enact
a law permitting presidential prefer
ence statements at state-wide pri
maries. The Illinois supreme court handed
down an opinion holding the legisla-
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The federal grand jury at New Or
leans has undertaken an exhaustive
Investigation into the methods of the
President and Mrs. Taft and mem
bers of the cabinet attended the fu
neral of Don Anibal Cruz, the late
Restoration of the army canteen is
contemplated in a bill introduced in
the house by Representative Bart
holdt (rep.. Mo.).
Ambassador and Mrs. Whitelaw
Reid gave a dinner in London to the
admirals, captains and officers of the
The number of dead as the result
of the leather factory fire in Phila
delphia, still stands at fourteen with
all firemen and policemen accounted
Twenty-five firemen, including the
fire chief and his assistant, were kill
ecT'by falling walls in a conllagration
at the Chicago stock yards.
During the year 1009 there were
3.IO.I.000 telegraph and telephone
poles used in this country, according
to - report of the census bureau.
Austria Hungary has joined with
Germany in a protest to Portugal
against the announced expulsion of
the Austrian and German mission
aries from Portugese colonies.
Oklahoma and Kansas oil men ap-
sinted a committee to confer with
Secretary of the Interior Rallinger in
regard to the opening of 6S0.000 acres
of oil lands in Oklahoma under a
The hardest worked man In Wash
ington Is Charles Dana Norton, secre
tary to the president. Folks used to
commisserate "the faithful Loeb," but
Loeb's troubles weren't In it with
The monitor Puritan, which was
sunk In Chesapeake bay several
weeks ago as a result of experiments
with eplosive gelatine, will be raised
by the Merrltt-Chapman Wrecking
company, at a contract price of $zo,
000. Further revision of the rules of the
house of representatives Is contem
plated by the insurgent members.
The first of the official dinners of
the season to the president and Mrs.
Taft was given by the vice president
and Mrs. Sherman.
The farm land of Minnesota, with
buildings included, increased from $2G
to $4G an acre in value from 1900 to
1910. as shown by the census returns.
Alexander D. Lannon. captain in
the fire department, injured at the
Chicago stock yards fire, died from
his injuries. This makes the official
list of dead twenty-four.
Dr. Frederick A. Cook of Brooklyn.
N. Y.. returned to New York on the
steamship Georce Washington.
Coal gas ignited by a match struck
by the victim was the cause of the
explosion on the battleship North
Dakota at Portland. England.
Colonel William A. Gaston has an
nounced his withdrawal as a demo
cratic candidate to succeed United
States Senator Henry Cabot Lodge.
A bill relieving from annua assess
ment work all prospectors who were
injured by the forest 'fires of last
Bummer and fall was passed by the
A grand jury In Adams, county, O.,
returned 122 indictments against al
leged vote Eellers.
That the duke of Connaught will
not be the next governor-general of
Canada is the growing belief in offi
cial circles in Canada.
News comes of the attempted as
sassination of Prince Ching, at Pe
kln. Dec. 1st
Aviator Arch Hoxsey smashed all
altitude records at Los Angeles by as
cending 11,474 feet
A half-dozen firemen and as many
policemen were killed by falling
walls in a Philadelphia fire.
The senate passed the omnibus
claims bill in the face of vigorous
objections of Senator Bristow.
Three leading house democrats are
after the appropriation committee
chairmanship of the next congress..
There was an Impressive funeral
service at Washington for Don Ani
bal Cruz, the late Chiliean. minister.
Charley Taft, the president's young
est son. is home for the holidays and
things have begun to happen around
the white house.
After being in quarantine at her
home in Akin, S. C, for more than
two years, Miss Mary V. Kirk, a leper
died a few days ago.
Nine tons of liquid eggs were
seized by federal officers in the cold
storage plant of the Merchants' Re
frigerator company, Jersey City.
At Pittsburg, Pa., Elmer Dez swal
lowed twenty-seven grains of bichlor
ide of mercury,' enough to kill 150
persons, and did not die until twelve
A fight will be made by Represen
tative Rainey of Illinois to bring the
question of former President Roose
velt's traveling expenses before con
gress. Twenty-three officers. 144 cadets
and twenty-six musicians spent
Christmas day as the guests of the
Mexican government in the City of
F. H. Clark, general superintendent
of motive power for the Chicago, Bur
lington & Quincy Railroad company,
has resigned. He will be succeeded
by F. A. Torrey.
Nebraska is making a hard fight to
capture the place on the Eighth cir
cuit made vacant by the promotion
of Judge Vandevanter to the United
States supreme court.
The S00 employes of the Bath Iron
worKs received a Christmas present
in the shape of a certification of vol
untary increase in wages, ranging
from 5 to 15 cents a day.
About SOO gallons of tiswin. or tu
lapia, an intoxicating drink manufac
tured by the Apache Indians, have
oeen confiscated by the Indians' offi
cers' agents at Fort Apache. Ariz.
For the protection of her coast
Cuba is contemplating the construc
tion of six vessels adapted to coastl
guard services, acording to advices
received by the state department.
Manufacturers' imports during No
vember last showed a marked falling
off, as compared with similar imports
in the corresponding month last year,
according to the bureau of statistics.
Frederick Brown, a circus perform
er of Buffalo, N. Y., while attempting
to make a balloon ascension at Ha
vana. Ci'ba, struck a projection of a
building. Hi fell 100 feet to the
ground and was killed.
Tor the relief of the famine-stricken
i oople of China. Acting Secretary
of St-te Huntington Wilson cabled
$5,000 ti Minister Calhoun at Peking
as the initial contribution of the
American National Red Cross society.
Cattleman in the western part of
Montrose and San Miguel counties
aro greatly concerned over the pres
ence in that section of Navaho In
dians from r,he Utah reservation, who
are reported to be killing many cattle
Governor Alberto Terrazas issued a
proclamation calling upon the citi
zens of Chiiiuahha to rally to the sup
port of the government and to organ
ize themselves into a company of
rural police for the protection of the
city of Chihuahua.
Robert S. Lovett, successor to Ed
ward H. Harriman as president of
the Southern Pacific and the Union
Pacific railroads, told the railroad
securities commission that he was in
favor of federal supervision of rates.
More men who have received an
academic education before studying
dentistry are needed in the dental
profession? according to Dr. J. O. By
ram of Indiana, who delivered an ad
dress before the institute of dental
pedagogies in Wellington.
Successful experiments by the de
partment of agriculture in the aclima
tization and breeding of Egyptian cot
ton in the south western part of the
United States led experts of the gov
ernment department to believe that
this cotton can be grown with profit
in this country.
It is said Mrs. Eddy's will will be
attacked by relatives.
General Sir John French wants
more troops for Canada.
President Taft and family enjoyed
their Christmas holiday at the White
It is said Congressman Norris will
soon renew the rules fight
Dr. Cook says he is done with
searching for the north pole.
Mrs. Bertha Mott, on trial at Oma
ha for murder, was acquitted.
A very large concourse followed to
tho grave the remains of Chicago's
Second Assistant Postmaster Gen
eral Stewart speaks of savings ef
fected in the railway mail service.
Captain Robert E. Peary has prom
ised to furnish congress the proofs
on which he relies to show that he
discovered the north pole.
Captain Peary proposes to estab
lish his claim to the discovery of the
President Taft played Santa Claus
in giving away Christmas presents to
White house employes.
The investigation committee found
that Senator Lorimer did not use
money to secure his election.
Nebraska's chances for landing the
circuit judgship will be improved if
the state can center on one man.
Governor-Elect Wilson of New Jer
sey will continue his warfare against
the senatorial candidacy of James
FOR CANAL CONTROL
IMMEDIATE LEGISLATION PLANN
ED FOR THE SAME.
RULES BEFORE THE OPENING
With This and Tolls Definitely Fixed
Canal Would Have Trade From
Washington. Immediate formula
tion of Panama canal legislation prac
tically was decided upon at a con
ference at the White house partici
pated in by President Taft, Secretary
of State Knox, Secretary of War Dick
inson, Senator Flint of California,
chairman of the senate committee on
interoceanic canals and Senator Bran
degee of Connecticut, also a member
of that committee and Representative
Mann of Illinois, chairman of the
house committee on interstate and
foriegn commerce. The conference
lasted until near midnight.
It was agreed that immediate action
on canal questions was necessary in
order that the commercial world might
be able to plan ahead. It was sug
gested that by having a definite un
derstanding as to the tolls and the
trade questions involved an active
trade would be assured for the canal
almost from the day of its opening.
Finding concurrence in his opinion
that expeditious legislation is neces
sary, President Taft is said to have
concerned himself principally with the
trade aspect of the canal rather than
with fortifications. If the latter sub
ject entered into the discussion at
all. it is believed to have been sub
ordinated to the matter of tolls, the
maintenance of dry dock and repair
shop facilities and stations for the
sale of coal, oil and other ship sup
plies. The opinion at the conference, it
was said, favored legislation em
powering the president to fix tolls
within certain limits, taking into con
sideration distance, tonnage and
The question of whether the govern
ment should operate coal yards and
dry docks and whether it should pass
its war vessels through the canal free,
and its coastwise ships and possibly
all of its merchant vessels at a lower
rate than those of foreign countries
was discussed at length by the con
ferees and tentative plans were
launched for the preparation of legis
lation on these points.
It was argued by some that the
United States might not be possessed
of the legal right to discrimiate In
favor of its own vessels.
Suggestions for safeguarding com
petition botween tho eastern and
western seaboards through possible
amendments of the interstate com
merce laws, making it prohibitory for
railroads to own or control ships in
the canal trade alo were advanced,
but no conclusions were reached.
Vice Consul Assaulted.
New York. A special dispatch to
the Evening Telegram from Tokio,
Japan, states that the American vice
consul at Dainy, Manchuria. Adolph
A. Williamson was assaulted at a fish
market in Dainy last Friday by sev
eral Japanese and Chinese. It is said
the affair will be reported to the
To Face Court Martial.
San Francisco. It was learned
here that when Major Henry C. Davis
of the United States Marine corps
left San Franslsco a few days ago
for Philadelphia, he went to face a
general court martial which will be
convened In that city January 4.
Battle Near the Dead Sea.
Constantinople. Turkish troops
sent against the Bedouins have driv
en the revolters of El Kerak district
in the Vilayet of Syria, near the Dead
sea, after a sanguinary engagement.
TARIFF BOARD MEASURE.
Longworth Has Composite Bill Creat
Washington Impetus to the move
ment for a permanent tariff commis
sion was given by conferences at the
White house and the capitol, the re
turn of Representative Longworth of
Ohio to Washington with a full draft
of a bill creating a commission and
the announcement of Chairman
Payne of the house committee on
ways and means that he expected
such legislation before March 4.
Following a discussion with the
president over various features of the
legislative program for this season,
Mr. Payne announced he was sure
a bill for such a commission, accept
able to both congress and the presi
dent would be put through the sen
ate and house before this session
Panama to Build Railroad.
Panama. The assembly approved
the bill authorizing President Arose
mena to receive bids for the construc
tion of the Panama-David railroad.
Farewell to the Governor.
David City. Neb. St. Luke's Me
thodist Episcopal church of this city
gave a farewell reception to Governor
elect and Mrs. Aldrich. who leave
Monday for their new home in Lin
coln. A large number were present
and all parties and all churches were
Ben Pitman Dies Suddenly.
Cincinnati. O. An illness that had
only in the last day or so been resard
ed as serious resulted in the death
of Ren Pitman, author, lecturer and
invenor. Pitman, who was born in
Trowbridge Wilts. England, in 1S22.
was the author of several works on
phonography and introduced in Amer
ica the system of shorthand writing
which bears the name of his brother,
the late Sir Isaac Pitman. He came
to this country and settled in Cincin
nati in 1S33. He invented a process
i of engraving.
ALL OVER NEBRASKA
Golden Wedding at Seward.
Seward County. Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Hassinger are the latest Seward
county people to pass the half cen
tury mark of wedded life. The event
was celebrated at their home In Sew
ard when a large gathering of friends
and relatives were entertained at
N. 1 Auto Leaves State.
Buffalo County. S. E. Hawley of
Kearney, the man who held automo
bile license No. 1 In this state, has
departed, taking this number, for
which there has been much competi
tion among automobile owners and
drivers, with him. He will live at
Monte Vista, Colo.
Cass County. John B. CrawfoTd,
who was arrested for stealing a wag
on load of wheat from the bin of R
L. Probst, pleaded guilty to an infor
mation charging him with the theft
of 100 bushels of wheat and was sen
tenced by Judge Travis to five years
in the penitentiary.
Fine Corn Specimens.
Platte County The Columbus Corn
Growers' association exhibited some
fine specimens of corn grown in
Platte county at the Y. M. C. A. build
ing. For the coming year the follow
ing officers were elected: L. G. Bar
tels. president; U. S. Mace, vice pres
ident; George Drinnew, secretary;
Emil Mueller, treasurer.
Three Years in Penitentiary.
Douglas County. Three years in
the penitentiary Al Shultz must serve
for killing the late William Krug in
an automobile accident, resulting
from Shultz reckless driving in Oma
ha. Judge Lee S. Estelle overruled
Shultz' motion for a new trial, denied
his application for parole, and gave
him a three-year sentence.
School Fund Approtionment.
Nebraska's semi-annual school ap
portionment has been made by State
Superintendent Bishop. The amount
to be distributed is $261,512.75. The
ratio for each pupil is .7019S. In addi
tion to the regular apportionment the
sum of $33,655 is to be distributed to
the weak school districts. Douglas
county gets $28,791.73 out of the pres
ent state apportionment.
Frank Macy of Hebron Dead.
Thayer County. Franklin Macy
passed away at the home ofyjiis
daughter. Mrs. A. W. Wilkinson, at
the age of 96 years and 2 days. He
was the oldest man In the county
and was among the oldest in the
state. He was born in Gildford coun
ty near Dobson Roads. North Caro
lina, December 10, 1S14, as he said,
"just a little before day. though I re
member but little of the important
Thomas B. Hord Dead.
Merrick County. Thomas Benton
Hord, the largest cattle feeder in the
world and for many years past a res
ident of Central City, die at Minne
apolis, Minn., where he had gone only
a few days ago to consult a special
ist He was stricken with paralysis
about two years ago and had not
actively engaged in business sinse
that time. He went to Europe this
summer to the Baden Baden Spriugs
and returned much improved.
Important Contracts Let.
Butler County. The county board
of supervisors at its regular session
awarded the following contracts for ,
the year 1911-1912: All wood and
steel bridges to be constructed in
Butler county to the Nebraska Con
struction company of Lincoln: all ce
ment culverts to the Wilson Rein
forced Concrete company of Nebras
ka City; all metal culverts to the Ne
braska Culvert Manufacturing com
pany of Wahoo.
Dawson Corn Show.
Dawson County. The Dawson
county farmers opened their annual'
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institute and corn show at Lexington.
The executive board had taken a
great deal of interest in this meeting
and it proved to be a success. Tho
out-of-town speakers were: J. F.
Loupe, raus cny, Aeu.. who laiweui
on the problems of pork production;
Mrs. W. W. Burr of the state experi-,
ment station. North Platte, on tho
methods of increasing the yield of
grain, and Mss Anna M. East of Co
lumbus, on domestic science in thq
schools. Liberal prizes were award
ed for the different varieties of corn.
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Fight Pictures Barred.
Jefferson County. After a week's
excitement over the prospects of
having the Johnson-Jeffries prize
fight pictures in Fairbury. the munici
pal authorities stopped the exhibition
by an injunction. The city council
passed an ordinance which positive
ly prohibits the exhibition of prize
fight pictures, and prevents wrest
ling matches, and such theatrical per
formances as tend to corrupt the mor
als of the people.
Man Killed at Grand Island.
Hall County Peter Pererson, night
watchman for the Union Pacific at
the Walnut street crossing. Grand Is
land, was run down and instantly
killed by the engine of passenger
train No. 17, William Ray. engineer.
Nebraska Mayor Dead.
Furnas County. J. J. Dodds died
at the hospital in Cambridge of acute
appendicitis. The news of his death
came suddenly to the citizens, his ill
ness having started only live days
ago. He was mayor of the town.
Both Legs 3roken in Runaway.
Buffalo County. With both legs
broken and other ?erious injuries,
Robert Larimer lies at his home, one
mile north of Buda. in a dangerous,
though not necessarily fatal condi
tion. He w-as injured in a runaway.
Lincoln Man in Trouble.
St Louis dispatch. A man claim
ing to be Robert W. Hager of Lincoln,
Neb. a machinist, was arrested here
after '-.-naking a get-rich-quick proposi
tion to. stranger who proved to be a
No Ball at Inauguration.
There will be no inauguration ball
when Chester H. Aldrich, governor
elect, is inducted into office January
5 next. That has been settled by Mr.
Aldrich himself, who said: "There will
bo a reception, but there will be no
Mr. Aldrich says he cannot counte
nance dancing. The reception inci
dent to the inauguration will be held
at the state house and during the
evening such refreshments as lemon
ade and orange punch will be served.
Apportionment of School Funds.
Nebraska's semi-annual school ap
portionment has been made by State
Superintendent Bishop. The amount
to be distributed is $261,512.75. The
ratio for each pupil is .701 9S. In addi
tion to the regular apportionment, the
sum of $33,655 is to be distributed to
the weak school districts.
Has Broken All Records.
Francis M. Colfer of McCook. who
.succeeded Arthur Mullen as state oil
inspector, has broken all records in
the matter of total collections Dur
ing the month of November the total
collections of the state oil depart
ment In the form of inspection fees
amounted to $4,642.40. Once during
his term Mr. Mullen collected $4,000
and thought he was doing pretty well,
but Mr. Colfer has broken all records
in the history of the department by
his November receipts. He has ex
pended $1.561.4S of the November
Japanese Consul's Visit.
Consul Keichi Yamasaki. represent
ing the Japanese government at Chica
go, was in Lincoln Thursday for the
purpose of studying agricultural and
industrial conditions in Nebraska and
to meet his countrymen among the
local student population. He visited
the state executive offices during the
forenoon and later called at the Young
Men's Christian association, where a
number of young Japanese are em
ployed as waiters. He spent part of
the afternoon looking through the Uni
versity of Nebraska. Mr. Yamasaki
will return from here to Chicago.
Getting Ready to Leave.
January 5. the day of the inaugura
tion of Governor elect Aldrich, has
been set as the day when Governor
Shallenberger and his family will va
cate the executive mansion. Prepara
tions for the change in occupancy will
be begun immediately after Christmas.
Governor Shallenberger has just re
turned from a business trip to Chicago
and a brief visit at Spring Green. Wis.
He says that it is his intention to
resume his former occupation as a
stock breeder at Alma, as soon as he
again becomes a private citizen.
Meeting of Organized Agriculture.
At the meetings of Organized Agri
culture, held January 16 to 20. 1911.
at Lincoln, after the general day meet
ings on agriculture, horticulture,
dairying and live stock at the universi
ty farm, each evening at the universi
ty temple will be occupied as follows
Tuesday, a noted speaker under the
auspices of the state board of agricul-.
ture; Wednesday an address to the
state farmers' congress and Thursdav
a reception at the governor's mansion
and a corn cornival at the auditorium. ;
Pure Food Laws Being Obeyed.
According to the biennial report just
filed by State Food Commissioner
Mains, the food laws of Nebraska are
being as strictly obeyed by manufac-
turers and distributors as those of ,
any state in the union, and this re-1
suit has been obtained with a mini-,
mum ot prosecutions. iiie total
amount of fees collected during the hi- J
ennium is $11.21.61. which is an In-'
crease of ?6,S30.2S over the former
commissioners biennial report, which
showed a total collection of S4.4S7.36.
National Guards Improve.
The report of the rifle shooting of
the natjonal cnani ror the vear 1910
has bccn emptied in the adjutant
senerars onice. r Th!s vear the report
shmvs the fil.,re of merit for the en.
i?P mri oc 1fi-o n,net o,-. f,
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last year. The figure of merit of the
Second regiment is better than that
of the First, as follows: Second regi
ment, 19.56; First regiment. 13.39.
Chief Game Warden Dan Geilus
recommends in his biennial report the
collection of a general game license
upon all persons over sixteen years of
age who fish and hunt and some im
portant changes in tho open season.
His recommendation extending the
chicken season one month, commenc
ing September 1 Instead of October 1,
is likely to be opposed by some of
the chief members of gun clubs and
sportsmen of the state.
The attention of State Superintend
ent E. C. Rishop will be called to the
law of the state on the disposition -of
unclaimed bodies, as a result of the
controversy that has developed over
a criticism of his attitude by the state
board of health through its board of
secretaries. Secretary E. Arthur Carr
will call on the state superintendent
this week regarding the matter, but
it is stated tho board will make no
effort to change present conditions
unless some medical school of the
state which considers itself aggrieved
i files a formal complaint
Advocates Their Separation.
In his btfnnia! report to the gover
nor. Warden T. W. Smith of the state
penitentiary advocates strongly the
separation of the convicts who are
not naturally criminally inclined and
who are serving sentences for first of
fences from the seasoned convicts of
which the penal institution is filled.
He says that more than 100 young
men are daily more or less in contact
with the most hardened criminals and
If they are not criminals themselves
when they are placed in the institution
they will probably come oui such.
V 1 WILBUR DNEPBITi
There's lots of things I'd like to say
about tho women's fads today.
About how they today are thin and on
the morrow fat;
But Just when pungent phrase I form.
Just when my thoughts are getting
It happens that I look upon my new
The foolish things that women do I real
ly ought to roast, that's true;
Th way they try to get to vote Is
funny, as to that:
But Just when I take up my pen to
write about the sense of men
My eyes will wander till they see my
new plush hat
I know that women always wear a pile
of artificial hair
In switch and coll and dainty puff and
huge and monstrous rat.
But as I turn a paragraph designed to
make the reader laugh
Upon the hook before me looms my
new plush hat.
A. fuzzy-wuzzy thing. Indeed: devised to
meet my cranial need.
But with the lack of beauty of a drip
ping, half-drowned cat:
Before I think that I should try to pick
the mote for sister's eye
I meditate a moment on my new plush
An olive green a dainty green a cute
and cunning tint, I ween;
But whither are we drifting ami what
are we driving at?
I give It up In sore despair; I'll Jest no
more of women's wear.
Since I have been induced to don a new
Now is the time to begin searching
yourself to decide what bad habits
you will abandon the first of the year.
The trouble about good resolutions
Is that most of us want to make them
for other people. We have overwhelm
ing desires to better the world by
building spiritual additions to our
friends, or by adding intellectual ga
bles and conscientious side porches to
our acquaintances. We have our der
ricks ready to hoist the beams from
tho eyes of the rest of humanity in
stead of the motes in our own optics.
Also, good resolutions have been
! permitted to degenerate into a con-
ventlonal giving up ot smoking, swear- f
nS. or unnKing. mere are many
i otncr things that may be given up by
, those of us who neither smoke, swear
A c- n tnitLit r? tt xte trn rif m. I
I ro 4ft uicikiv; ui iuui, w ti - uui, unit
j king good resolutions; we are making
negative resolutions. If we would
say: "I will," Instead of "I won't." we J
might add unto ourselves good traits
, which would crowd out the evil ones.
rhere must be a sub3titutIon. You.ve
t to t a cork ,eg for tQe one you
erforni the slirgGry on.
we Ehoul(1 seek to a(ld good to
aurselves we would not have so much
time to flnd sparable bad In others,
Ended the Voyage.
The intrepid man has bidden his
friends good-by and has posed for his
photograph, has given out interviews
and attended a farewell dinner to him
self on the eve of his starting for tho
north pole In an air ship of his own I
invention. Next morning his neigh
bor Is astonished to see him on tho
front porch, as usual.
"Why." says the neighbor. "I
thought you were on your way to th
"I expected to be," replies the In
trepid man. "but my wife told mo last
night that she would expect me to be
home at 11 each night, as usual and
well there you are."
Holiday Terminal Facilities.
"I don't know what this is for and
I don't know to whom to give It'
says the lady, holding up a fancy
"Never mind what It's for; give It
to the preacher." suggests her hus
band, with a man's ready method of
disposing of problems.
An Old Fogy.
'Td like to have some stories from
young Slingink." says the mairazlna
editor, "but he is so old fogylsh."
"Old fogyish? Why. I thought his
plots were all modern."
"That may be. but he stubbornly re
fuses to utilize the wireless telegraph
or an airship."
Men ta'K a hundred ilos. 'Us said.
When for th north pole thy xplor
But nowkere hav- wr ever read
That they bring back a half a score.
"Ah." sighs tne enamored swain, as
the taxlcab rolls smoothly and swiftly
on Its way. "If we might ride on thus
forever together.' Would it not seem
heavenly to you?"
"It might be very nice." calmly re
sponds the beautiful creature. "Papa
owns a half interest in this taxlcab
Most of us have given up the search
for a woman who looks like the ones
pictured on magazine covers.
fib ;!j; i y-fYA
WAS TOO PUBLIC FOR HI IV
Mild Mannered Little Man Has Very
He was a mild mannered little man,
short, with gray hair and spectacles.
It was noon on Washington street.
and as usual the crowds were shor
ing and pushing to get somewhere,
The little man was trying to wornj
his way through the crowds.
A well-dressed woman accompanied
by a small boy was mixed up In the
crowd. She wanted to cross the
street. The boy stopped to look In a
The lady reached down and grasped
a hand, saying: "Take my hand, dear."
"Not right here on the public
street," she was startled to hear some
Looking down she saw that she
was clasping the hand of a very In
offensive little man, who seemed to
be much confused and embarrassed.
"Sir!" said she. haughtily. "I don't
want you; I want my son." Boston
HIRAM CARPENTER'S WONDER
FUL CURE OF PSORIASIS.
"I have been afflicted for twenty
years with an obstinate skin disease,
called by some M. D.'s. psoriasis, and
others leprosy, commencing on my
scalp; and In spite of all I could do,
with the help of the most skilful doc
tors, it slowly but surely extended un
til a year ago this winter It covered
my entire person in the form of dry
scales. For the last three years I hav
been unable to do any labor, and
suffering Intensely all the time. Every
morning there would be nearly a dust
panful of scales taken from the sheet
on my bed. some of them half as large
s the envelope containing this letter.
In the latter part of winter my skim
Commenced cracking open. I tried
everything, almost, that could b
thought of, without any relief. The
l2th of June I started West, in hopes
I could reach the Hot Springs. I
reached Detroit and was so low I
thought I should have to go to the
hospital, but finally got as far as Lan
sing. Mich., where I had a sister lrr
Ing. One Dr. treated me about
two weeks, but did me no good. All
thought I had but a short time to live.
I earnestly prayed to die. Cracked
through the skin all over my back,
across my ribs, arms, hands, limbs;
feet badly swollen; toe-nails came off;
finger-nails dead and bard as a bone;
hair dead, dry and lifeless as old
straw. O my God! how I did suffer.
"My sister wouldn't give up; said.
'We will try Cuticura. Some was ap
plied to one hand and arm. Eurekal
there was relief; stopped the terrible
burning sensation from the word go.
They Immediately got Cuticura Re
solvent Ointment and Soap. I com
menced by taking Cuticura Resolvent
three time a day after meals; bad a
bath once a day, water about blood
heat; used Cuticura Soap freely; ap
plied Cuticura Ointment morning and
evening. Result: returned to my
home In Just six weeks from the time
I left, and my skin as smooth ps this
sheet of paper. Hiram E. Carpenter.
HenderBon. N. Y."
Tho above remarkable testimonial
was written January 19, 18S0, and Is
republished because of the perman
ency of the cure. Under date of April
22. 1910, Mr. Carpenter wrote from his
present home. 610 Walnut St. So..
f Lansing. Mich.: "I have never suf-
fered a return of the psoriasis and al
though many years have passed I have
not forgotten the terrible suffering I
endured before using the Cuticura
What Impressed Him.
II. W Child, president of the Yel
lowstone Park association, went tc
Europe two or three years ago and
had for a companion a man interested
In the hotel business. They traveled
over Europe, Investigating hotel and
commissary problems to some extent
and finally arrived In Rome. They
went into St. Peter's and stood be
neath tho dome. "Well." said Child,
"here It Is. Here's the dome." The
hotel man took one look forward.
Then he turned to Child and asked:
"How much did that man In London
Bay he wanted for them hams?"
Not What He Asked For.
A small boy hurried into the corner
butcher shop and told the proprietor
! his mother wanted a nice, tender tur
key for Thanksgiving, and she wanted
it dressed. The butcher selected Just
such a bird from the lot in the win
dow, and said, with satisfaction:
"Here's a dandy, my boy Just what
your mother wants!"
No, It ain't!" returned the youth.
That turkey hasn't any clothes on."
A Shiver Figure.
"Now, Arthur." Bald his father.
"you've been going to school longf
enough to write decently. Don't ybu"
know how to make a figure three?"
"Sure." said the boy. "You put
your pencil on the paper and then you
Willis Under this year's football
rules, you can't assist the man with
Gillis Great Scott! What do they
"So stand around and let him die?
At the Door.
"Yrs. my mind Is made up. Tonight
I shall ask her to be n.y wife, li by
Jove. I h-hope she's out: " Woman's
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