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

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Columbus Journal
Personal, Political, Foreign and Other
Intelligence Interesting to the
General Reader.
The house passed the postoffice ap
propriation bill, carrying about $257,
000,000, with no negative votes.
Charlton R. Bottie. United States
attorney at New Orleans, has re
fused to accede to Attorney General
Wickershani's request that he resign,
and has so notified the department
of justice.
The legislative, judicial and ex
ecutive appropriation bill was report
ed to the senate Tuesday. It carries
$35,3G9,700, an increase of $11G,240,
over the amount of the bill as it was
passed by the house.
A caucus of the republicans of the
house to determine what action to
take on the proposed legislation for
a congressional reapportionment in
the light of the new census statistics
.was called for February 2.
i The department of justice let it be
Jmown that District Attorney Beat
tie's resignation had been requested
because of friction which has arisen
over the New Orleans clearing house
cases. Attorney General Wickersham
denied himself to interviewers on the
subject, but it was said officially that
Buch a controversy caused the rup
ture. Attorney General Wickersham will
soon decide if an anti-trust action
shall be brought against the Amer
ican pulp and paper association, pop
ularly called the "paper trust" Spe
cial agents of the department are fin
ishing an investigation into the al
leged price-fixing agreements of the
news print paper mills which com
prise the association.
.A knotty point of American bank
ruptcy law was settled when the fed
eral supreme court held that a se
cured creditor is not entitled to ap
ply the proceeds from the sale of his
security first to interest on his prin
cipal accrued since the filing of the
petition in bankruptcy and then to
the principal and to prove a claim in
a bankruptcy for the balance of the
Jewels worth $35,000 was stolen
from the Pittsburg home of William
Thaw, jr.
A current report that the pope has
experienced a serious attack of gout
was denied.
In a speech before the Texas legis
lature Senator Culbertson scores the
sew nationalism.
There will be two eclipses of the
Bun this year, neither being visible in
the United States.
Jas E. Martine, the newly-elected
senator from New Jersey, says the po
sition did not cost him a dollar.
The house will have an opportunity
at an early date to vote on the tariff
board bill, which has been agreed on
by the ways and means committee.
For the first time in the history of
aviation an earoplane rose from the
surface of the water at San Diego,
sailed about and returned to the start
ing point, where it landed on the wa
ter as easily as a gull.
Commander Retzman, naval attache
of the German embassy, expressed to
Secretary of the Navy Myer the sym
pathy and condolence of the German
navy in connection with the accident
to the battleship Delaware.
C. F. Gehman, special master in
the suit of the federal government to
recover $3,000,000 worth of Colorado
coal lands from the Yanta Anthracite
Coal company, began taking testi
mony In the case at St Louis.
That a wholesale retirement from
the railway mall service by the rail
way mail clerks of St Paul and Min
neapolis is probable is indicated in
a series of resolutions adopted by the
railway mail clerks' association of
the twin cities.
A draconian censorship is being im
posed at Odessa with regard to news
of demonstrations by students. The
only information about shooting hav
ing occurred at the university has
come through official sources. One
student has died.
Theodore Roosevelt's next tour
-will begin in New York March 8, and
will sweep around the boundaries of
the country, through the south At
lantic and gulf states, the southwest
up to the Pacific coast to Idaho and
Montana and thence direct home.
The contest between San Francisco
and New Orleans over exposition lo
cation is stirring up quite a row.
Ecuador has declined to send the
dispute over the Peru-Ecuador boun
dary to The Hague court for arbitra
tion. The Spanish cabinet has decided
to present parliament a bill regulat
ing the religious and other associa
tions. The Panama national assembly,
called in extraordinary session to
deal with the financial situation,
voted $100,000 in gold in aid of the
projected Panama world's fair in 1915.
Andrew Carnegie is giving ten mil
lions more as an endowment to the
Carnegie institution at Washington.
The health of Empress Alexandria
of Russia is again a matter of con
cern to the imperial family and her
George Dunn, the Burlington spe
cial agent of Lincoln, is under arrest
In Denver, charged with killing Mrs.
Brandt of that place.
The national assembly of Panama
called in extraordinary session to
deal with the financial situation,
voted $100,000 in gold in aid of the
projected Panama world's fair in 1915
The president sent a special mes
sage to congress bearing -on recipro
city with Canada.
The postoffice appropriation bill
was passed after the department has
received a round scoring in the
Lawyers have pronounced the will
of Mrs. -Mary Baker Eddy to be void.
Virginia wants the supreme court
to shift part of her staggering state
debt on West Virginia.
There is a movement among house
deonicrats to frame a new code of
rules for the next congress.
The house defeated the proposal
to increase salaries of circuit judges
from $7,000 to $10,000 a year.
Emil Munsterberg, a brother of
Professor Hugo Munsterberg of Har
vard university, died at Berlin.
President Taft is concerned over
the formation of the republican pro
gressive league at Washington.
Ship subsidy promoters are repre
sented as having sought to buy the
support of a New York newspaper.
At the second trial of men accused
of taking part in the Berlin strike
riots fifteen of the defendants were
found guilty.
At Aberdeen, S. D.. the division
headquarters, local freight houses
and passenger station of the Milwau
kee railroad, were burned. The loss
is estimated at $100,000.
At Danville, 111., J. S. Mead, an am
bulance driver, and Robert Shult, a
veteran of the soldiers' home, were
shot and instantly killed by Howard
Tucker, another veteran.
At Los Angeles, Howard Wilcox,
driving a National, broke the Ameri
can five-mile competition speedway
record at the motordome. His time
was 3 minutes 21 seconds.
With a greater number of delegates
in attendance than ever before, the
United States Civil Service Retire
ment association convened in Wash
ington in annual convention.
Oscar Johnson, a farmer living near
the Pierce county (Nebr.) line, at
tacked his wife with a butcher knife,
and after killing her he committed
suicide with the same weapon.
President Taft, who was invited to
attend the Kansas state fair to be
held at Hutchinson next fall, has de
cided to accept the invitation. The
president will be there September 25
or 2C.
Theodore Economu and George P.
Calogera, New York Greek importers,
were sentenced to four months' im
prisonment for being parties to a
conspiracy to defraud the govern
ment out of duties.
In four tests before physicians at
Reno, Okl., Frank Arkebauer showed
that he has 454 cubic inches lung ca
pacity, which breaks the 43C cubic
inch world's record of Paul Van
Broeckman of New York.
The Peruvian insurgents have oc
cupied the heights of Tayabamba,
200 miles north of the capital and
are awaiting an attack by the gov
ernment troops which have been
sent to dislodge them.
The petition for a rehearing of the
judgment and order sentencing Abra
ham Ruef t$ San Quentin for fourteen
years on a charge of bribery of the
Ruef-Schmidt board of supervisors
was granted by the California su
preme court.
Caution in the extension of federal
control over the issuance of securi
ties by railroads was urged by Mar
vin Hughitt, chairman of the board
of directors of the Chicago & North
western railroad in the hearing of the
securities commission.
Nearly half the members of the sen
ate judiciary committee are said to
have taken positions against the con
firmation of Judge William H. Hunt,
now serving as a member of the court
of customs appeals, and promoted to
a circuit judgeship.
The Japanese who assaulted United
States Consul Williamson at Dainy,
last month, were convicted and given
a light fine, according to news
brought to Victoria, B. C, by the
steamship Oanfa, from Yokohoma.
The men were reprimanded and as
sessed a fine of $2.50 each.
James J. Gallagher, who shot Mayor
Gaynor and Street Commissioner Ed
wards on a steamship in dock at Ho
boken last August, was taken to the
New Jersey state prison to serve
twelve years at hard labor. The sen
tence, including a fine of $1,000, is
for his attack on Edwards.
The purpose of the George Wash
ington Memorial association was ad
vanced when $100,000 was donated by
a New York financier. This gift prac
tically makes sure the collection of
$500,000, which the association has
set itself to get before a site is de
cided upon.
The Missouri legislature
has no
Smiths and only one Brown.
Senator Heyburn of Idaho, opposes
popular election for senators.
The new republican governor of
Tennessee was inaugurated Jan 25th.
The Jury in the Mrs. Schenk mur
der trial disagreed and were dis
charged. Congressman Norris opposes any
raise in the salaries of United States
circuit judges.
Tammany is said to be casting
about for a new man for senator.
James F. Martine has won out for
senator in New Jersey.
Dr. Depew is opposed to the direct
election of United States senators.
The senatorial deadlock in Iowa
continues with no practical change.
Members of the Nebraska legislat
ure were guests of Omaha for a day.
Senator Cummins marked the line
of division of the republican party on
the tariff question.
Paul Morton's remains will eventu
ally be brought to Nebraska for bur
ial. Habaeus corpus writ has been de
nied Porter Charlton, the wife mur
derer. Senator Nixon of Nevada, a repub
lican, was re-elected by a legislature
that is democratic
George Dix, of New York, told
Sheehan that he would keep bis
hands of the senatorial fight.
It is reported that King George and
Queen Mary will make a brief visit to
Ireland, probably in July or August
Chairman Huppuch of the New
York state democratic central . com
mittee has lined up for Sheehan in '
the senatorship fight
Forced to Resign Instead, by Reasor
of Scandalous Conduct on the
Officer's Part.
Wahslngton. By direction of the
president Rear Admiral Edward B
. of the Pacific fleet submitted his re
signation "for the good of the ser
vice.' It was immediately accepted
The enforced resignation is the out
growth of charges which .have been
in circulation affecting the moral
character of the naval officer.
Secretary of the Navy Meyer an
nounced that on instructions from the
president he telegraphed last night tc
Admiral Barry, asking that he submit
his resignation. The resignation,
severing the officer's connection with
the American navy after forty-five
years of active service, was received
and his name was at once stricken
from the list of naval officers. This
act naturally terminated his salary
from the government.
In response to a telegraphic request
Admiral Barry was placed on the re
tired list of the navy on January 14,
several months in advance of the
date on which, he would have retired
by operation of law. His right to seek
voluntary retirement was his privi
lege under the law permitting such
action after forty years' active
The secretary of the navy took up
the request with the president and he
promptly approved. Later, however,
reports began to eminate from San
Francisco that Admiral Barry's retire
ment was forced by a demand that he
retire on account of alleged scan
dalous conduct It was added that
the officers of the cruiser West Vir
ginia, Admiral Barry's flagship, were
not satisfied with the retirement, but
insisted on his resignation.
The secretary of the navy called on
Captain Orchard of the West Virginia
for a formal statement, meanwhile or
dering Admiral Barry to remain in
San Francisco until further notice.
lowan Bases His Ouster Pea on Little
Arithmetical Calculation.
Washington. Senator Cummins of
Iowa, resuming his argument against
the adoption of the committee reso
lution exonerating Senator Lorimer
of Illinois from the charge of having
procured his seat by corrupt means,
declared there were many circum
stances to sustain the charges.
The Iowa senator continued his dis
section of the testimony in the case.
He declared it would have 'been im
possible for the human mind to have
fabricated such a story as that sup
plied to the Chicago Tribune by Rep
resentative White of the Illinois leg
islature without haying it refuted by
the facts.
Court Frees Prisoner.
Washington. Juan Sanchez Azona,
whom the Mexican government
sought to extradite for trial on the
charge of obtaining money under
false pretenses, was liberated on Fri
day by Chief Justice Clabaugh of the
district court of the District of Co
lumbia. The court said the time of
prosecution had expired under the
statute of limitations.
Circulars to Prospective Jurors.
Seattle, Wash. C. D. Hillman, mil
lionaire real estate dealer, was found
guilty of contempt of court by Fed
eral Judge Donworth for sending cir
culars to men summoned to serve on
the jury that will try Hillman on a
charge of using the mails to defraud.
The circulars alleged that the prose
cution of Hillman was a part of a
scheme of prosecution instigated by
rival real estate men. Judge Don
worth suspended sentence pending
trial on the criminal charge and Hill
man was permitted to go under bonds
of $2,500.
Defense of Nat Goodwin.
New York. Nat Goodwin's defense
in the divorce suit brought against
him by Edna Goodrich will question
the jurisdiction of the state court, it
was reported. Mr. Goodwin contends
that his wife is a resident of Cali
fornia, where he lived, and that the
action should be brought in that juris
diction. Boycott Case Dropped.
Washington. The boycott case of
the Bucks Stove and Range company
of St. Louis against the American
Federation of Labor came to a dra
matic close in the supreme court of
the United States, which decided It
was a question it would not hear.
Kansas Offers Advice.
Topeka. Kas. Without mentioning
any names, the democratic members
of the Kanfas senate sent a message
to Governor Dix of New York, urging
the election of a progressive as Unit
ed States senator.
Standard Oil Company Sues.
New York. The Standard Oil com
pany brought suit here In the United
State3 circuit court for $250,000 dam
ages against the Broadway Publish
ing company, Inc. publishers of
Hampton's Magazine, and Cleveland
Moffett, the magazine writer.
Conductor Dies.
Huron, S. D. Conductor William E.
Finch, a widely known employe of tho
Chicago & Northwestern railroajd, was
found dead in a sleeping car berth
here. He was taken ill while on his
run at night.
Birthday of German Emperor.
Washington. The fifty-second birth
day anniversary of Emperor William
of Germany was the occasion of a re
ception at the German embassy, giv
en by Count Von Bernstoff. It was a
brilliant affair.
Accused of Mortgaging Stolen Team.
Custer County. On a description
furnished by Sheriff- Miltonberger of
North Platte, Sheriff Kennedy of
Custer county arrested W. C. Meeks,
a young man who is wanted for mort
gaging stolen property and passing
bogus checks.
Cashes Bogus Check.
Lincoln County. Louis Peterson of
North Platte, has found out that he
will be $375 short on account of en
dorsing a check for one, Harry Wil
son, that city, about two weeks ago,
claiming tc represent the Kimball
Piano company of West Lincoln.
Sioux City Man Ends Life.
Douglas County. Harry Passman,
30 years old, well-dressed and regis
tered from Sioux City, committed
suicide In his room at the Belmont
hotel in Omaha in a manner that
showed his mind to have been fully
made up to take no chances of fail
ure. Seventh Victim of Fire Dead.
Madison County. Mrs. M. W. Kin
dall, aged 35, died at Madison as a
result of Injuries sustained in the
Hubbard house gas explosion and
fire at Niobrara. This makes seven
deaths. Mrs. Hubbard's husband,
mother and two sons had died be
fore. Will Lose Both His Feet.
Custer County. As a result of the
late severe weather, Henry Cashman,
a man about CO years of age, will
possibly lose both of his feet after
having them badly frozen. Cashman
is a farmer and lives alone on his
place, about seven miles east of
Broken Bow.
Doane College Gets Gift.
Saline County. President Perry
has received a letter from Mrs. S. H.
Clark of St. Louis, Mo., pledging $1,
000 to Doane college. Mrs. Clark
$1,000 to the $40,000 campaign, $1,000
to Lee Memorial chapel and has
made other contributions to the col
lege on other occasions.
Greeley Man Kills Himself.
Greeley County. John Klien. a
butcher of Greeley, committed suicide
by taking strychnine. He acted as
usual Saturday, and that night was
jovial with the people he met, but on
going home took the fatal dose. He
leaves a widow and four children,
the oldest a girl of 12 years.
A Successful Show.
Adams County. The poultry show
of the Nebraska Poultry association
will go down in history as one of, the
most successful shows ever held by
the state association. The exhibitors
have nothing but words of praise for
the management and also for Hast
ings as an ideal location for the an
nual event.
State Road 'Across Buffalo County.
Buffalo County. The directors of
the Kearney Commercial club met
and by unanimous vote decided to
begin at once preparation for the con
struction of a state road across Buf
falo county, to follow the route se
lected and mapped out by the county
surveyor. In the early spring a day
will be set for building the road, as
was done in the state of Iowa, each
road overseer will have instructions,
plans and specifications, and the
road will be constmcted in that day.
Dawson county, which is now much
interested in the good roads cam
paign, will probably follow up the
idea, connecting with and extending
the road from the west end of Buffa
lo county across that county. Hall
county will probably do the same
thing, which practically insures the
construction of a good dirt road
across three counties of the state.
A Fairbury Plant Closed.
JefTerson County. O. G. Collier,
principal stockholder and manager of
the Fairbury Planing mills, closed his
plant. He gives as the cause his in
ability to secure money from the
banks for carrying on the business.
Want Agriculture Course.
Johnson County. An effort Is on
foot in Tecumseh to hold a one
week's school in agriculture and do
mestic science some time during next
winter. These schools are being held
in a number of the counties of the
state. The state will donate $100 on
the expense, and the local agricultur
ists will have to raise about $250
Goden Wedding at Tecumseh.
Johnson County. Mr. and Mrs. A.
W. Buffum, who have been residents
of Johnson county for over forty
years, will celebrate their golden
wedding on February 7. Something
out of the ordinary is going to mark
the celebration of the event Mr. and
Mrs. Buffum will have a public in
vitation printed in the local papers,
requesting all friends to be their
guests on the day in question.
Tie Vote on Exposition,
pass County. At a recent meeting
of the Commercial club of Platts
mouth there was a debate on the
question of- the location of the Pan
ama exposition. When the vote was
taken there was a tie.
Four Convicted of Stealing Sheep.
Lincoln County. William George
Nunn. William Jesse Nunn. Andrew
Potter and Peter Egan. alias Peter
Spurgeon. were convicted in North
Platte of stealing sheep and were
sentenced to serve thirty days in jail.
Order by State Superintendent.
Lancaster County. State Superin
tendent Crabtree has issued an order
allowing teachers of rural schools to
offer ninth grade subjects to stu
dents under the following conditions:
The teacher must hold a first grade
certificate or must have completed
the work of a twelve-year school, the
school must be properly equipped
and the attendance must be small
enough to allow recitations in the
higher subjects. This order is made
to meet a condition existing in many I
schools where there are only eight '
Attempts on Measure' Will Not Be Di
rect, but Efforts Will Be
Made to Warp It Out
of Shape.
The fate of the initiative and ref
erendum amendment to the state con
stitution Is fast assuming more im
portance in legislative circles than
any other measure which has yet put
in an appearance or which is likely to
appear. This 'includes even the county
option bill, on the support of which
the last campaign was almost wholly
fought out Fully three-fourths of the
members of both houses are pledged
to the initiative and referendum, per
sonally as well as by their platforms.
The question arises as to just what
kind of a bill they are pledged, and
It is believed that many members who
pledged because of popular pressure
will seek to amend the bills sponsored
by the direct legislation league of Ne
braska in such a way that it friends
will- hardly recognize it. By seeking
to amend the bill no member will con
sider that he is going back on his
pledge to support a constitutional
County option was the chief issue in
the last campaign. No bill has yet ap
peared embodying that principle, al
though at a conference held last week
It was decided that two bills only, one
In the senate and one in the house,
should be introduced, and the form it
shall take was decided upon. These
bills will probably appear this week.
The reason that the initiative and
referendum is rather supplanting
county option in Importance is that
many supporters of the former meas
ure have grave doubts as to whether
they will be able to muster votes
enough to pass it In case of defeat of
this measure it is expected that the
next test of strength will be made
through the initiative and referendum.
Glanders In. Horses.
Dolezal of Saunders has a measure
which seeks to provide payment for
horses afflicted with glanders which
the state veterinarian puts to death as
a preventive of sprcod of the disease,
conceded to be one of the worst which
afflicts domestic animals. He explains
that the people in that part of his dis
trict surrounding Cedar Bluffs are par
ticularly anxious for the passage of
this law because they have felt the
effect of the loss of animals by gland
ers. As explained by Mr. Dolezal, the
disease is just as apt to attack the
horses of poor men as those of wealthy
farmers, and when they are shot by
the deputy veterinarian it leaves tho
owner in deplorable condition. The
author of the bill argues that to ap
propriate $25,000 for the payment of
these horses and mules would work
towards stamping out the dread dls.
ease, as it would be an incentive to
the owner to have his animals exam
ined when he has an ysuspicion that
they are afflicted. He declares that
now there is a tendency to hide the
fact as long as possible.
University Removal Bill.
Practically the first debate of the
session in the house occurred over the
Kirk resolution to appoint a commit
tee from the house to meet a like com
mittee from the senate to investigate
jointly the merits of the minority and
majority reports of the board of re
gents to move the state university to
the state farm. Kirk's resolution has
been awaiting a favorable opportunity
for several days. It was brought up by
its author, and at once Gerdes of
Richardson moved an amendment
His amendment was primarily to pro
test ot the richt of the speaker to apr
point special committees, and second
to separate the investigating commit
tee from the standing committees of
finance and of universities which must
later act on the question of appropria
tions. After considerable debate the
amendment carried.
Favors Constitutional Convention.
The judiciary committee of the sen
ate met for the first time Tuesday
afternoon to consider bills. The com
mittee decided to report for passage
S. F. No. 18. by Kemp of Nance, a bill
providing for a convention to revise
the constitution and to submit a new
constitution to a vote of the people
The committee, while favoring this
bill, proposes to favor the submission
of several constitutional amendments.
The constitutional convention is a
proposition that must be submitted
to a vote of the people and if a con
vention Is called its proposed constt
tution must again be submitted to a
vote of the people.
Determined opposition even to In
vestigating the advisability of relocat
ing the state university on the state
farm campus has developed in the
house. When the Kirk resolution
was brought up in the house it was
put over for another day at the re
quest of Gerdes of Richardson, who in
timated that he will have some oppo
sition to make to the project The
resolution provides for a special com
mittee, composed of members of the
finance, ways and means and univer
sity committees, to investigate the
Tax Collections.
Two bills having for their object the
collection of taxes by special proce
dure were introduced Thursday in
the house of representatives. One ol
them. H. R. No. 159, by Quackenbush,
is revolutionary in character because
It proposes to legalize the employment
of private agencies for this purpose
The other, H. R. No. 1G4. by McKis
sick, allows extra compensation to
county attorneys who bring(&uits and
secure judgments against estates upon
which the county realizes its taa
An English Vlecevntees Whe Prefer
the Farm to Gayetlee ef
London. Viscountess Helmsley. who)
Is regarded as one of England's most
beautiful women, is called the "bread
and-butter peeress" because of he
fondness for outdoor life and for d
mesticated animals. She often acts
is a dairy maid and frequently directs1
work on her estate. 1
The viscountess is the daughter ofj
the earl and countess of Warwick
and a niece of the duchess of Suther
land. She Is wealthy, yet she has
chosen of her own free will to
live a simple outdocr life with her
pets In preference to a brilliant lifo at
She Is happier In a simple print
frock and a sunboanet than in a court
irain and diamonds. And sho knows
perfectly the worth of each, for she
has tried each. She has appeared sev
eral times at court and has done all
that is required of her socially, and
thus earns her right to the blessed
freedom of the country.
Lady Helmsley was born and brought
up In historic Warwick caastle, which
Is famous to all tourists. The pas
toral viscountess Is a beauty and the
daughter of a beauty, her mother hav
ing been Frances, the daughter of CoL
Charles H. Maynard and granddaugh
ter of Viscount Maynard.
The viscountess, who Is 26 years old.
has been married for six years. Her
wedding occurred In 1904, to Viscount
Helmsley, son and heir of the earl of
Faversham. Their home Is Nawton
Towers, in Yorkshire. They have two
children, Mary Diana, who Is fire, and
Charles William, who is four.
The countess of Warwick. Lady
socialistic movements of the day. She
Helmsley's mother. Is deeply Inter
ested, as all the world knows. In the
socialistic movements of the day. She
believes In living and letting live, and
In spite of her position she has always
entertained very democratic Ideas In a
great many ways. 'Vor example, she
sent her three children. Lord Borrke,
Lady Helmsley (then Lady Marjprle
Grevllle), and little Lord Maynard Gre
ville, jto the public schools in War
wick. Lady Warwick met the pro
tests of her relatives and friends with
the calm 'reply that she wanted her
children to know life as It really Is,
and not as it Is presented in one little
Lady Marjorie was graduated In due
time from the Warwick high school,
and then her mother sent her to Paris
to a famous finishing school.
Kansas City Household Contains An
tique Relic of Unique Pattern
and Interest.
Kansas City. Mo. Mrs. W. H. Guj
of West Thirty-fifth street has an old
mahogany sideboard of unique inter
est Only one drawer has knobs. The
others are "secret" drawers, although
the doors below the drawers are the
only part of the sideboard that can be
locked. Evidently, In the home fox
which It was made, it was more neces-
The Old Sideboard.
sary to turn the key upon the cake
and jam than upon the silver or
About one hundred and thirty years
ago. In the home of Joseph De Forest
In Dover Plain. N. Y.. a cabinet maker
was engaged to make this sideboard.
His daughter. Mrs. Lemuel Pomeroy,
came with her family to Kansas In
1865, bringing the sideboard with her.
The Rev. Lemuel Pomeroy and bis
brother, Samuel C. Pomeroy, together
bought and settled on a farm near Mus
kotah. For 12 years Samuel C. Pom
eroy was a United States senator
from Kansas and after that lived but
little in the state.
The Rev. Lemuel Pomeroy and his
wife lived until the time of their
deaths (about 20 years ago) in their
farm home. Mrs. Guy inherited the
sideboard from her mother, Mrs. Lem
uel Pomeroy.
Fruit Fade of the IRch.
New York. Among the fads of the
rich in New York are grapes from
Belgium at three dollars a pound,
peaches and nectarines from Africa at
eight dollars a dozen, figs from France
at one dollar a dozen, artichokes from
France at three dollars a dozen, hot
house, tomatoes at one dollar a pound
and melons from Bulgaria at two dol
lars each.
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Eradicates scrofula and. all
other humors; cores all their
effects, makes the blood rich
and abundant, strengthens, all
the vital organs. Take it.
Get It today In usual liquid form e
chocolated tablet calted. araatbe)
Nebraska Directory
7 mil at eat price. Seat tor fie
Hlfet Market Frlea Paid. WiHe for Prlet Lu ogns.i3a.t3et..omf
towU territorial rights tor awl witata the stata of
Nebraska, protected: brll S pateata, beld by aa ola
anil weU knows Srai aavlng beea la btutneai la taa
tat for IB years. Oar proposal Is best sal table-for
sidewalk awa, plasterers or eetaeat workers, toft
teeaalcal knowledge la aot absolutely necessary.
Prices sad terms moderate. Address for lafonta
tloa to T. H. Box US. Iiacola. Ke
"See here, my dear sir! Didn't I
tell you not to drink with your meals V
"But, doctor, be reasonable,
to eat some time."
Many have the Idea that anything
will sell if advertised strong enough.
This is a great mistake. True, a
few sales might be made by advertis-,
tag an absolutely worthless article
but It is only the article that la;
bought again and again that pays..
An example of the big success of ;
worthy article is the enormous sale!
(that has grown up for Cascarets!
Candy Cathartic. This wonderful ree
ord is the result of great merit sue,
cessfully made known through perV
sistent advertising and the mouth-to!
mouth recommendation given Cas-.
carets by Its friends and users.
Like all great successes, trade pi
rates prey on the unsuspecting pub-
lie, by marketing fake tablets similar
In appearance to Cascarets. Care.
should always be exercised in pur
chasing well advertised goods, espe
cially an article that has a national
sale like Cascarets. Do not allow a
substitute to be palmed off on you.
Tne Oldest Klickitat.
Jake Hunt the oldest living KUckK
tat Indian known, lies at death's door
at his home adjoining this town east
of here. The old Indian is reputed to
be more than 100 years of age.
Years ago an Indian village stood
where the Hunt family now carries on
a general farming business. All that
Is left of the old settlement Is a little
church, a totem pole and numerous
mounds where the Kllckitats lie who
could not reach the century mark. Old
Jake says that this was the Indians'
paradise before the advent of early
white settlers.
Jake Hunt is destined not to die a.
poor Indian. His lands are as rich and
productive as any In the valley and
command a high price. He is said to
have married seven times during his
long career, but there will be only a
widow and a few children to fall heir
to his valuable property. Husum Cor
respondence Portland Oregonian.
' A Girl's Way.
"But," he complained when she had
refused him, "you have given me ev
ery reason to believe you cared for
"I do care for you, George.'
"Then why won't you be mine?"
"I want to let your stuck-up mother
and sisters understand that I don't
consider you good enough for me."
Army of Telegraphers.
The telegraph companies of this
country employ about 30,000 persons.
This does not Include the railroad
Prejudice Will Cheat Us Often If We
Let It
Yob will be astonished to find nor
largely you are Influenced in every
way by unreasoning prejudice. la
many cases you will also find that the
prejudice has swindled you, or rather,
made you swindle yourself. A case
In Illustration:
"I have been a constant user off
Grape-Nuts for nearly three years,"
says a correspondent, "and I am bap
py to say that I am well pleased with
the result of the experiment for such.
It has been.
"Seeing your advertisement In al
most all of the periodicals, for a long
time I looked upon It as a hoax. But
after years- of suffering with gaseous
and bitter eructations from my stom
ach, together with more or less lose
of appetite and flesh, I concluded to
try Grape-Nuts food for a little time
and note the result
"I found it delicious, and it was not
long till I began to experience the
beneficial effects. My stomach re
sumed its normal state, the eructa
tions and bitterness ceased and I have
gained all my lost weight back.
"I am so well satisfied with the
result that so long as I may live and
retain my reason Grape-Nuts shall
constitute quite a pottfon of my dally
Read "The Road to Wellville." in
pkgs. "There's a Reason."
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