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BY THE TRIBUNE PTG. CO.
FROM m POINTS
EVENTS OF THE DAY HELD TO A
DAY'S EVENTS BOILED DOWN
Personal, Political, Foreign and Othar
Intelligence Interesting to tha
President Taft, in a special mes
sage to the house of representatives
vetoed the joint resolution providing
for the admission of New Mexico and
Arizona to statehood.
Representative Xorris of Nebraska
introduced in the house a joint reso
lution requesting the president to in
vite the governors of the various
states to send delegates to a congress
for the purpose of proposing to the
state legislatures a uniform law upon
the subject of marriages and divorce.
The house committee on territories
appointed a sub-committee of live to
confer with the senate territories
committee on the New Mexico and
Arizona statehood situation, with a
view to writing a compromise meas
use, which could be adopted by both
houses and signed by President Taft.
Every bit of the efficiency of the
bureau of chemistry, which has the
right to determine the purity or im
purity of any food product, was de
stryed, its work nullified and the pub
lic's money sQuardered when the food
and drug inspection board was creat
ed. So said Dr. Harvey W. Wiley,
chief chemist of the department of
Admiral Count Togo, unfeignedly
amazed, stood at the muzzle of a new
14-inch gun at the Washington navy
yard, the first to be completed of the
twenty-four most powerful rifles in
the world, with which the giant Amer
ican battleships Texas and New York
are to be equipped. The Japanese ad
miral stuck his head into the breech
of the gun and looked through a
glistening barrel of fifty-two and one
half feet, the longest the United
States navy has yet attempted.
Utah is planning for a big exhibit
at Omaha Land show.
Senator La Follette cannot come to
Nebraska for the state fair.
Railroad traffic in Great Britain is
greatly impeded by a strike of oper
atives. A typhoon and tidal wave caused
great loss of life and property in Jap
an. The house adopted the conference
report of the campaign publicity bill,
2S3 to 27.
Willard Taft Atwater, aged 52, a
second cousin of President Taft, died
Germany may join the other foreign
powers in an arbitration treaty with
the United States.
Bryan, at Columbus, O., said he
would announce his choice for the
presidency at the proper time.
The strike at Great Britain has
reached a serious stage, and condi
tions are becoming critical.
Major Levi Ferguson of the Twenty
second Indiana infantry during the
civil war, died at Wichita.
Postmaster General Hitchcock has
submitted a plan by which to effect a
saving in carrying of mails.
Myrtle Reed McCullough, a Chicago
author, died from a drug believed to
have been taken with suicidal intent.
Senator Bailey of Texas resigned
from the national monetary commis
sion, and his resignation was accepted.
Visiting members of the national
humorists' association, at Boston for
their tenth annual convention, made a
trip to historic Pls'mouth.
The Spokane council has indorsed
the movement looking to operation by
the government of the Alaskan coal
mines and the selling of coal to con
sumers at cost.
Paris Midi is authority for the sen
sational report that sixty soldiers at
the Marseilles garrison have been
placed in the hospital as suspected
The session of the fifty-ninth an
nual convention of the American
pharmaceutical association at Boston
was largely devoted to sectional
meetings with papers by delegates
Mrs. Rachael Blount, widow of
William Blount, is dead at her home
In Howell county. She was 113 years
old and is believed to have been the
oldest person in Missouri.
While driving an automobile at
twenty-five miles an hour Pearlie
Owens struck a cow near Rockwell
City, la., the collision causing the car
to turn turtle with its five occupants.
O. C. Morrison, aviator, was rescued
from the English channel two miles
out from Sandgate. His aeroplane
plunged into the sea while he was at
tempting an air passage to France. A
boat reached him just as the machine
The funeral of St. Croix Johnston,
who. like William R. Badger, was
killed by a fall from an aeroplane last
Tuesday, was hed at Chicago.
The sale of the St. Paul & Des
Moines Railroad company to the Chi
cago, Rock Island &. Pacific Railroad
company two months ago was approv
ed at a meeting of the stockholders.
Governor John F. Shafroth believes
President Taft was wrong in vetoing
the statehood resolution, including a
provision for the recall of the judicia
ry. "A state has the right, in my
opinion, to make its own laws, by
which its people shall be governed.''
At Durant. Okla. a mob of 500 whites
captured and shot to death an
unidentified negro, who attacked and
ehot Mrs. Redden Campbell, near
there. Afterward they burned the ne
gro's body. The neero was killed
after a running fight, lasting more
than an hour, in which he erhcysted
A serious riot occurred In Liverpool
as a result of the labor strike.
A pledge of peace and neighborly
good will was made by Admiral Togo.
Francisco . Medero is to have rivals
in the race for the presidency of Mex
ico. Home rule for Ireland will be the
next bone of contention in the British
Several persons were killed ant
many injured in a wreck near Fort
General Diaz has received letters
from Mexico saying his return is nec
essary to restore order.
Inquisitional methods are alleged to
have been practiced by chiefs in the
Harry N. Atwood made the air
flight from St. Louis to Chicago in 5
hours 43 minutes actual flying time.
On account of the judiciary recall
provision. President Taft vetoed the
Arizona-New Mexico statehood reso
Floods in the province of Anhui,
China, have destroyed 325,000 acres
of rice. Half a million persons are
It cost the Standard Oil company
$42,395.09 in court fees alone to re
sist the government's long fight to
have it dissolved.
After more than 200 years under
the aldermanic form of city govern
ment. Mobile, Ala., officially passed
under the commission form.
President Taft has been invited to
visit the convention of the Interna
tional Association of State Labor Of
ficials at Lincoln, Neb., on Septem
The house adopted the conference
report on the farmers' free list bill by
1G0 to 102, after eliminating the
house lemons amendment and con
curring with all the senate amend
ments Directors of the Minneapolis X St
Louis Railroad company and the Iowa
Central Railroad company, so-called
Hawley roads, in annual meeting
elected Newman Erb president of both
Four men were killed, four were
fatally injured, while nine others suf
fered fractured arms and legs in an
explosion which wreckd the. molding
building of the Illinois Steel com
pany's plant at Joliet, 111.
The Marquis of Queensbury, with a
title fairly motbeaten. has embarked
for America and a job. The marquis
is 43, and he says that so far he has
made a failure of it. The only chance
to "come back" is in America, possib
ly in the west.
Statehood for New Mexico and
Arizona on a basis acceptable tc
President Taft was approved by the
senate through the passage of the
Flood-Smith resolution presented by
Senator William Alden Smith, chair
man of the committee on territories
A reward of $1 per head is offered by
the health authorities of Decatui
county, Indiana, for mosquitoes. They
dsire only the malaria-carrying va
riety, but in order to stimulate inter
est, have issued a bulletin giving f
full description of the species they
wish to exterminate.
Upwards of 225 delegates from
many states attended the opening se&
sion of the twelfth annual assembly
of the Knights of Equity at Boston.
The government will throw open
90,000 acres of land to settlement in
northern Minnesota, 82,000 at Cass
Lake and 8.000 at Fond du Las, Aug
ust 22. It will cost $1-25 an acre to
any American citizen not owning
mere than 1C0 acres. m
The Alfaro government in Ecuador
was overthrown by a revolution or
ganized by the supporters of President-elect
Estrada. Few casualties
occurred and a provisional govern
ment headed by the president of the
senate was formed.
Postmaster General Hitchcock has
recommended to the house that rail
roads be paid only enough to give
them a profit of 6 per cent above cost
for carrying the mails. He favors hav
ing the roads themselves report an
nually on the actual cost of the
John W. Beaton, one of the oldesi
employes at the Springfield. Mo.
postoffice, was arrested by postoffice
inspectors charged with detaining
letters that contained registered mat
ter. He furnished $2,000 bail, pending
trial at the October term of the fed
Martin W. Littleton, congressman
from Nassau county, N. Y., will be
chairman of the proposed congres
sional committee which will be au
thorized to investigate the industrial
conditions of the United States. This
committee will, it is reported, be the
most important one appointed by con
gress in recent years.
More than $3,000,000 worth of se
curities were found when the safety
deposit vault of John A. Humbird,
lumberman, was opened at St Paul
bj- his son, Thomas J. Humbird of
Spokane. A representative of the
county treasurer's office was on hand
to list the property for the inherit-
THE EXTRA SESSION
HAS BEEN STRENUOUS ONE ALL
THE WAY THROUGH.
LAUGHTER PLEASING TO GOO
ADJOURNMENT IS AT HAND
Memorable Struggle Over Issues of
Which Reciprocity Was the
Washington. Congress- will ad
journ before Tuesday, night, possibly
Monday, and the most strenuous ses
sion of recent years will pass into
political history. The net results of
the extra session, in comparison with
the ambitious program adopted at the
outset were not large.
Canadian reciprocity was brought
as near reality as the executive and
legislative departments could ad
vance it; statehood was assured for
New Mexico and Arizona; campaign
publicity legislation was enacted in a
form satisfactory to its most earnest
advocates; provision was made for
an enlarged house of representatives,
Lased on the latest census, and a few
other measures of minor Importance
A democratic house, the first since
1895, seized on this session as a ve
hicle to convey to the country the
views of democrats on tariff revision,
but executive disapproval rendered
futile all efforts to impress those
views on the statute books.
Two tariff bills, one materially re
ducing the existing duties on wool
and woolen goods of all classes and
the other placing on the free list ar
ticles of machinery and tools used by
farmers and amended to include
many other items, were vetoed by
President Taft He based his disap
proval on the grounds that the bills
had not been "scientifically" prepared
and that tariff revision should wait
until reports on the different sche
dules had been made by the tariff
board. A cotton revision bill awaits
a similar fate.
The house, under the leadership of
Representative Underwood of Ala
bama, chairman of the ways and
means committee, and Speaker Clark,
endeavored to pass the woolen and
free list bills over the veto, but the
necessary two-thirds vote could not
be mustered. These failures to over
throw President Taft's veto were a
strong factor in determining leaders
to close the session, and it is not like
ly that congress will be in session to
receive a veto to the cotton measure.
Trust investigations without num
ber were instituted during the ses
sion, and some of them, notably those
bearing on monopolies in steel and
sugar, were prosecuted with vigor.
They still are in progress.
Constructive legislation to bear on
federal regulation of corporations is
regarded as certain to come from
these inquires. Plans already have
been instituted to revise the anti
General arbitration treaties with
3rcat Britain and France were sent
to the senate by President Taft, but
they received a frigid welcome, be
cause the upper house contended
that one provision of the treaties
usurped the senate's constitutional
Nowhere In iblical Lore Can There
Be Found Intimation of Any
We misjudge and distort the nor
mally human nature of the Savious
when we picture him going through
life, as Dante did after he had writ
ten his "Inferno," with the shadow
of perdition on his brow We may
gravely question when it was that the
cross began to darken our Lord's
pathway; there is no hint of such
a foreboding until we reach the mid
dle of his ministry. From that on
there are occasional tokens that he
saw Calvary ahead of him. and was
at times pressed down with a dread
ful sense of the inevitable agony
which awaited him at the end. But
all this is very far from affording any
reasonable ground for the conclusion
that he smiled sometimes, but never
If God did not intend us to laugh,
on occasion why did he endow us
with the capacity to laugh, with a
sense of the humorous, with the fac
ulty to see and enjoy wit, fun and
the absurd side of life; and, further
more, why did he produce so many
things and people to laugh at?
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GATE IS QUITE CONVENIENT
NoRsagging Affair Found Advantage
ous When Driving Hogs From One
Pasture to Another.
In hanging our farm gates and
building fences we should look ahead
for advantages and disadvantages that
may come up later on.
This post that the gate nangs to
Is round, so that the bands of Iron
that serve as Iiinges may slip, up and
down as wanted, writes J. W. Griffin
n Farm World. If we wish the gate
raised a little to get the pigs under
and keep the large hogs back, all we
have to do is to raise the gate and put
the pin In one of the holes just be
low the band.
Then, the wire that runs from the
NEBRASKA IN BRIEF.
News Notes' of Interest from. Various
De Quiz Why Is a good actor like
a set of brains?
De Witt Because he is a head liner.
FIRE IN SOUTH OMAHA.
Flames Destroy Over $150,000 Worth
Omaha. Fire originating in the car
building and repair shops of the
Cudahy Packing company Sunday
caused a loss of $150,000 to the Cud
ahy property, and less than $5,000 to
the Union stock yards. The loss is
fully covered by insurance. In the
Cudahy plant the departments de
stroyed or damaged by the flames
embraced an area of 375x150 feet.
Th car shop is a total loss, as is also
the lumber and supply yards.
In Strict Obedience.
Master Gregory Graham, aged three,
had been having an ocean bath, and
breaking away from his older sister
he ran all dripping wet to the door of
the living room, where Mrs. Graham
was entertaining a caller from the
"Why, Greg," his mother greeted
him, "you mustn't come In here like
that, dear. Go 'straight upstairs and
take off your bathing suit first:"
A few minutes later Mrs. Graham
turned toward the door in curiosity
as to what sight there had sent her
visitor's eyebrows up so high, and in
the same moment her son's cheerful
voice rang out:
"I tooted it off. mother, like you
told me to. I'm coming in now for
top of the gate to the barn Is tight
ened, so that the weight of the gate
at the end where the wire is fastened
will hang upon the wire. The gate will
answer for either of the lanes.
We find this arrangement of lanes
very convenient when turning stock
from one pasture to another.
When the wire support i3 used to
keep the gate from sagging, one may
use a very long gate one as long as
18 or 20 feet.
Tuberculosis Patients Neglected.
Out of more than 225 public hos
pitals for the insane, with a popula
tion of fully 150,000, only 70, or less
than one-third, make any provision
for their tuberculous inmates, and
this, too, in spite of the fact that the
percentage of deaths from this dis
ease is very high among this class of
people. Such is the substance of a
statement made recently by the Na
tional Association for the Study and
Prevention of Tuberculosis. Seventy
hospitals in 28 states, providing all
told about 3,350 beds for tuberculous
insane patients, sums up the provision
made for this class of sufferers, al
though the percentage of deaths from
tuberculosis among the insane ranges
from 50 to 200 per cent, higher than
among the general population.
CABBAGE L00PEB DOES HARM
Insect Has Been Rather Common for
Two Seasons and in Some Fields
Did Much Damage.
(By R. O. WEATHERSTONE.)
This Insect has been rather common
for two seasons and in some fields has
caused much damage. It can be
distinguished by its light green color,
smooth skin and body tapering toward
the head. It also "loops" or "meas-
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Congressman Latta Leaves.
Tekamah, Neb. Congressman J. P.
Latta and his son, Ed, accompanied
by his physician, Dr. Luken, leave
Monday for Rochester, where Mr. Lat
ta will probably undergo the planned
Southern Pacific Retrenching.
San Francisco, Cal. A considerable
number of employes of the Southern
Pacific Railway company will be
dropped temporarily from the com
pany's payrolls before September 1.
This statement was made here by a
high official of the company.
Character in the Eye.
Beware of the man who does not
look you clearly in the eye. He has
possibilities of evil in his nature.
There are eyes which are luminous,
o'.hers which seem to be veiled be
hind a curtain.
Men and women of the world are
accustomed to judge human nature by
the expression of the eye. Many peo
ple read character by the eyes, and
can thus distinguish the false from
the loyal, the frank from the deceitful,
the hard from the tender, the energet
ic from the indolent, the sympathetic
from the indifferent.
Premier Laurier opened
paign at Simcoe, Ontario.
Dr. Wiley says he was notoriously
the under dog in department rulings.
Vetoes of President Taft of the
wool and free list bills were sus
tained. House democrats were accused by
republicans of dropping the Controller
President Taft, in an extended mes
sage giving his reasons, vetoed the
compromise wool bill.
Lieutenant Lahm. U. S. A., noted
aeronautic expert, is to wed Miss Jen
ner of Mansfield, O.
A nation-wide campaign against the
white slave traffic has been planned
by women of the national socialist
It is expected that the marriage of
John Jacob Astor and Miss Madeline
Force will shortly take place.
Congressman Norris has started a
movement for a uniform law on mar
riage and divorce
President Taft sent to the senate
the nomination of Captain Bradley A.
Fiske, U. S. N., to be rear admiral.
Mr. Charles M. Schwab says that
it was he who evolved the idead of theH
The president rent to the senate a
long list of diplomatic appointments.
Colonel Roosevelt has an article bear-
i ing on Tennesse coal absorption.
Hesse Thought on Way East.
Ogden, Utah. E. E. Hesse, wanted
at Tecumseh, Neb., for the murder of
his wife and stepdaughter, is thought
to be going easL It was learned that
a conductor on a passenger train
leaving Salt Lake City last Wednes
day afternoon saw and recognized
Terrific Storm in Northwest.
Minneapolis. A terrific windstorm
along the international boundary line
in North Dakota blew down houses on
the heads of their inmates and whip
ped crops in places into shreds. A
number of persons are reported killed.
Concentration of Troops.
Washington. Concentration of the
army at large stations, strategetically
situated for military purposes, and the
abandonment of the small rosts is un
der consideration by the war department.
The President's Trip West.
Washington. Plans for President
Taft's coming trip through the west
and to the Pacific coast practically
were completed Sunday. The journey
will be almost as extensive as that
taken by the president on bis famous
"swing around the circle" in 1909.
when he traveled more than 13,000
miles and visited thirty-three states.
He will break ground for the Panama
Canal exposition at San Francisco,
make several score of addresses and
attempt to scale the Tl.OOO feet of
Mount Rainier's slope.
The Supply Cones From Food.
If we get power from food why not
strive to get all the power we can.
That Is only possible by use of skil
fully selected food that exactly fits
the requirements of the body.
Poor fuel makes a poor fire and a
poor fire is not a good steam producer.
"From not knowing how to select
the right food to fit my needs, I suf
fered grievously for a long time from
stomach troubles," writes a lady from
a little town in Missouri.
"It seemed as if I would never be
able to find out the sort of food that
was best for me hardly anything that
I could eat would stay on my stomach.
Every attempt gave me heartburn and
filled my stomach with gas. I got
thinner and thinner until I literally
became a living skeleton, and in time
was compelled to keep to my bed.
A few months ago I was persuaded
to try Grape-Nuts food, and it had such
good effect from the very beginning
that I have kept up its use ever since.
I was surprised at the ease with which
1 digested It. It proved to be just
what I needed.
"All my unpleasant symptoms, 'the
heartburn, the inflated feeling which
gave me so much pain disappeared.
My weight gradually increased from
58 to 116 pounds, my figure rounded
out, my strength came back, and I am
now able to do my housework and en
joy It Grape-Nuts food did It." Name
given by Poetum Co, Battle Creek,
A ten days' trial will show anyone
some facts about food.
Read the little book, "The Road to
Wellville.Ninpkgs. "There's a reason."
Cabbage Looper. A, Showing Adult,
Larva and Pupa Stages, Natural
ures" when it ;rawls, because there
are no prolegs on the sixth and sev
enth abdominal segments. The cater
pillars often attack other vegetables,
including celery, parsley, cauliflower,
turnips, lettuce, dandelion and tomato,
and sometimes get into greenhouses
fate in the fall and damage plants
by devouring portions of tbem.
The caterpillar is from one to one
and three-eighths inches long, and in
color is light green, indistinctly striped
with white. The adult is a dark
brownish gray moth, having a wing
expanse of about one and one-half
inches, with a silver dot and U-shaped
mark near the middle of each fore
wing. There are two broods each year,,
and damage in the cabbage field may
be prevented by spraying the plants
with lead arsenate, three pounds to 50
gallons of water, as for the imported
or common cabbage worm.
PROPER TIME TO CUT GRASS
Haste Makes Waste When Crop Is
Hurried to Barn Not Fully Cured
Thorough Drying Needed.
(By "WALTER LEUTZ.)
As to the best time for cutting
grass, it does not pay to be In too big
a hurry. When the grass is young
and tender and seemingly succulent
in the fresh state. It Is harder to cure,
dries and shrinks more, and has not
nearly the food value of the more ma
While the opposite extreme should
be avoided, cutting before the seed Is
so ripe as to scatter, there is much
more nourishment in the matured
stalk, and one farmer who was com
plimented for bringing his cattle
through the winter on a minimum
amount of grain and yet keeping them
in good flesh, attributes his success
largely to this fact.
Haste makes waste when the crop
Is hurried to the barn not fully cured.
Hay cut green requires more thorough
drying than that almost overripe.
The cause of mortality among young
ducks may be traced to overheat,
dampness, getting wet, lack of grit,
grayhead lice, sudden showers, de
layed hatches, exposure to sun, lack of
fresh water, drinking vessels too shal
low, breeding stock out of condition.
Ducks kept on land must be sup
plied witfc fresh water three times a
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Gait of the Horse.
A horse that moves steadily and
fast with a long even stride Is a good
one. A horse that takes short
nervous steps or has a mincing gaK
is always a triaL
Mrs. Minnie Reber of Seward, was
killed in a runaway.
Henry Swanson of Omaha was
crushed to death under a barn he was
Workmen of Lincoln will celebrate
labor day with a- picnic at which Gov.
Aid rich will make and address.
The crop of alfalfa in the vicinity
of Gering is the best in years. Sev
eral farmers report two tons per acre.
The library board of Geneva is
maturing plans with Architect Grant
of Beatrice for a Carnegie library to
Perry Bryant, a man about 50 years
of age, living on the North table in
Cherry county was hit on the head
with a rock while cleaning out an old
well, his injuries resulting fatally.
John Lind was killed by the fast
westbound mail on the Union Pacific
The accident occurred three miles
east of Lexington. Lind was employ
ed, by the block signal department
and was sitting on a little velocipede
when the train struck him.
Superintendent R. I. Elliott of the
Broken Bow schools states that he
will accept the offer tendered him of
deputy slate superintendent, but will
open the school year in September as
the head of the Broken Bow schools.
His friends here are much pleased
that his ability has been recognized.
Miss Grace Contryman of Weeping
Water, principal of the Stanton High
school of Stanton for the last two
years, has resigned her position 'on
account of the death of a sister,
which makes it impossible for her to
continue her school work.
Jacob Reed, 14 years old, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Reed of Wy
more, was killed by being run over
by cars. Young Reed, with two other
companions, was asleep in a boxcar
on the side track when a switch en
gine struck it.
Blair had a tag day at the Chautau
qua grounds and on the streets un
der the auspices of the ladies auxi
liary of the board of trustees of the
Blair Charity hospital. Twenty or
more young women had charge of
selling the tags and upwards of 300
A Missouri Pacific brakeman named
H. L. Delaney of Union, while making
a coupling at Nebraska City lost his
right hand. He stepped into a hole in
the track, which was being ballasted
and this threw him down and in try
ing to save himself, placed his hand
on the rail and two wheels of a
freight car passed over it.
In the case of Frank Samuelson of
Grand Island, who fell from a tele
phone pole of the Independent Tele
phone company while employed by
the said company, the jurors found
"that the said Frank Samuelson's
death was caused by a fall and com
ing in contact with the live electric
light wires below." The electric
wires were those of the municipality.
When an automobile in which he
was riding from Snyder to Dodge
turned turtle. Dr. George Byers of
Fremont, was probably fatally injur
ed. His skull was fractured and he
received several, other serious in
juries. He was rushed at once to
Omaha, where he could receive ex
pert surgical attention. It is feared
by his friends that his injuries will
Secretary Mellor of the state fair
board has received an inquiry re
garding a resolution alleged to have
been passed by the lower house of the
last legislature making Wednesday
of state fair week a day for
a reunion of members of the
legislature. The resolution was
never presented to the secretary,
but he will search for it. It is said
that Speaker Kuhl favored the reso
lution, thinking that the reunion
might be made an annual affair.
oam innings uau a narrow escape
from death while sinking an old well
deeper on the farm of Grant Wetten
camp near Mynard. He had removed
the old wall and curbed the well for
safety, but the curbing did not prove
strong enough and caved in burying
Mr. Billings to his waist. He was
drawn up through a small aperture in
the curbing, only a few moments be
fore a second cavein occurred com
pletely closing the well. By quick
work he was rescued.
Lewis Schemel, a young man 19
years of age, recently from Jersey
City, N. J., while bathing with a num
ber of companions in the Loup river
at St. Paul, was seriously injured as
the result of a dive from one of the
piers of the Burlington railroad
bridge. The young man, said to be
an expert swimmer, supposing the
water to be of sufficient depth, dived
from the pier, striking his head on
the sand in a shallow, resulting in
paralysis of the body below the head.
Isaac Zeigler, a carpenter, 57 years
of age, dropped dead on the street at
It is proposed to greatly enlarge
the beet sugar factory at Grand Is
land. A. D. Cline of Fremont, while sharp
ening a scythe on a gasoline engine
driven emery wheel was caught by
the belt and thrown twenty feet with
the result that he sustaind painful in
juries that may prove fatal. Mr.
Cline lay in an unconscious condition
until nearly midnight before he was
The W. C. T. U. of Sargent has
started proceedings against Charles
E. Freeman, a Sargent Saloon man.
alleging that Freeman has kept his
saloon open after 8 o'clock, and that
he has also sold liquor on Sundays.
The Burlington's second attempt
this year to secure its own
water has been started, and the com
pany has put down a test well 158
feet deep at Broken Bow. This is a
bored well, and a gravel bed of 20
feet was found at the- depth of 140
feet. There appears to be a good
supply of water.
BEST SHE COULD SAT.
YMKjIV jI f b VX I. 1
Myrtle I understand Miss Critit
paid me a compliment last night.
Natica Not quite, but she came as
near it as you could ever expect from
her. She said you were charming,
LAWYER CURED OF ECZEMA
"While attending school at Lebanon,
Ohio, in 1882, I became afflicted with
boils, which lasted for about two
years, when the affliction assumed tha
form of an eczema on my face, the
lower part of my face being inflamed
most of the time. There would be
water-blisters rise up and open, and
wherever the water would touch it
would burn, and cause another one to
rise. After the blister would oDen.
the place would scab over, and would
burn and Itch so as to be almost un
bearable at times. In this way the
sores would spread from one place to
another, back and forth over the
whole of my upper lip and chin, and
at times the whole lower part of my
face would be a solid sore. This con
dition continued for four or five years,
without getting any better, and in fact
got worse all the time, so much so
that my wife became alarmed lest It
"During all this time of bolls and
eczema, I doctored with the best phy
sicians of this part of the country, but
to no avail. Finally I decided to Try
Cutlcura Remedies, which I did, tak
ing the Cutlcura Resolvent, applying
the Cutlcura Ointment to the sores,
and using the Cutlcura Soap for wash
ing. In a very short time I began to
notice improvement, and continued to
use the Cutlcura Remedies until I was
well again, and have not bad a re
currence of the trouble since, which Is
over twenty years. I have recom
mended Cutlcura Remedies to others
ever since, and have great faith in
them' as remedies for skin diseases."
(Signed) A. C. Brandon. Attorney-at-Law,
Greenville, O., Jan. 17, 1911.
Although Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment are sold everywhere, a sample
of each, with 32-page book, will be
mailed free on application to "Cuti
cura," Dept. 3 K. Boston.
Could Take Her Choice.
As the railroad train was stopping,
an old lady not accustomed to travel
ing hailed the passing conductor and
"Conductor, what door shall I get
"Either door, ma'am," graciously
answered the conductor. "The car
stops at both ends." Galesburg Mail.
LADIES CAN WEAK SIIOE8
one site smaller after asing Allen's Foot-Ease, th
Antiseptic powder to be shaken Into tbw shoes. It
makes tight or new shoes feel easy. Gives rest and
comfort. JttfvMt BitbttUutf. For KKKE trial
package, address lilts 3. Olmsted. Le Boy. N. Y.
Howell He has a weather-beaten
Powell Well, the weather beats
Cole's Carbolisalve quickly relieves and
cures burning', ltcliinp and torturing skin
diseases. It instantly stops the pain of
burns. Cures without scars. 25c and 60c
by rirucRists. For free sample write to
J. V. Cole & Co.. Black River Fails. Wis.
Nurse What is the matter?
Johnny The baby Is a fake; 1
threw him on the floor, and he didn't
bounce a bit.
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A crowd Is not company, and faces
are but a gallery of pictures, and talk
a tinkling cymbal, where there is no
Mrs. WrnsIow'M Soothing Syrup for Children
teethlnir. Foftenstbejruum. reduces Inflamma
tion, allays pain, cure wind colic. 25c ss bottle.
How a man does like to have peo
ple think he is wealthy when he Isn't!
FOR SALE-Movinjj Picture film,
foot. II. Davis, Watertown, Wis.
Firmness is feminine and obstinacy
is masculine so says a woman.
Lewis' Single Binder 5c cigar equals in
quality most 10c cigars.
A live goose is worth more than a
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