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NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA
TIIE OMAHA DAILY BEE: SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 23, 1905.
Office, 10 Pearl St. Tel. 48.
I"v1s sells drugs,
"tockert sells carpets.
Plumbing and heating. Blxby 8on.
Drs. Woodbury, dentists, 80 Pearl street
Woodring-Hchmldt. undertakers. Tel. 33S.
lefferfa Improved torlo lenses glvs satis
faction. 8nlrn1n1IR wanted, also a boy. E. W.
WoMwonh & Co.
Wanted, pre feeder. Morehouse dt Co.,
IS North Main street.
Scnool paints, brushes and paper. Ales
ander's, 333 Broadway.
I-arse. attendance at night achool. West
ern Iowa College. Enroll now.
Farma foi ale, all size, easy term.
Squire A Annla, Council muffs, la,
Fryer Printing Co., 23 M.iln. Tel. 2"6. Let
m figure on your next order of printing.
On the ground fljor. Morehouse & Co.,
printers and blndora, are In their new
building now, 18 North Main Bt.
We take contract for papei hanging
and house painting; all work guaranteed.
H. Borwlck, 211 B. Main. Phone 681.
The Knights and Ladles of Security will
five a card party In toe Maccabees' hall,
aturday. September 3. Everybody luvlted.
Admission, 10 cents.
F. V. Wasserman of Pueblo. Colo., la the
guest of W. A. (Jroneweg and family. Mr.
Wasserman, a number of years ago, was
teller In the United States National bank
A. L. KnoilKh, manager of the, Citizens
Cms and Klectrlc company, left lust even
Inn for (ial.HoulK. 111. It Is Understood
that on his return he will be accompanied
by a brldu.
H. J. Sanders of this city, who has ben
employed as assistant engineer on govern
menf Irriiriitlnn work In Wvominit. lias TU'
turned. H will shortly enter the employ
of the Union Pacific here.
Bishop T. N. Morrison will meet with the
congregation of (irace Episcopal church
next Monday evening at 7 o'clock, when the
question of the ailvlsabtllt of railing a
rector to the parish will be further dis
cussed and possibly determined.
Htate Senator C. O. Saunders who, with
M. L. Temple of Osceola and F. F. Young
of Villisca, comprise the legislative com
mittee appointed to Investigate the ques
tion of the Indeterminate sentences, left
yesterday to vi-it the punltentlarles at Fort
Mncli.uon and Anamosa.
William Clark, aged 61 years, died at mid
night Thursday at his home in Boomer
township. Ills wife, two daughters nnd
four sons survive him. The funeral will be
held Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock from
the family residence, and interment will be
In the Grange cemetery.
A ouuuing uermn ub ibbucu jcidiuoj
to Mlnard Slyter for an addition to his resl
dne on Washington avenue, to cost $U0.
Dan Maher, for being drunk and disturb
ing the peace, and Emll Olson, an alleged
dupe fiend, each drew ten days on bread
and water In police court yesterday.
The eases against Frank Walker, Charles
Powell and Charles Williams, charged with
the theft of doors from grain cars belong
ing to the Union Pacific, were continued In
Justice Gardiner's court yesterday until
September 28. Special Officer Vlzxard of
the Union Pacific stated yesterday that he
had found where over 10U grain car doors
had been stolen and the material used for
The Council Bluffs Hebrew society has
purrhased the German Methodist church
nronertv on North Seventh street and will
remodel It for use as a synagogue. The so
ciety expects to be able to occupy the
building In time for the celebration of the
Jewish New Year, Saturday, September 30.
The other Jea Ish societies of the city have
a handsome synagogue on Mynster street,
which was erected last year.
A cablegram received yesterday from a
brother and sister In England directs that
the remains of Ernest Gosling be burled
HAS BEEN ENGAGE! BEFORE
fair Plaintiff in Breach of f romiii Euit
DEFENDANT ALSO HAS TURN ON STAND
Hoth of Them Considerably Hmhar
ruaaed by the Questions Pat to
Them Plrtnre Shows tireut
Cnsnare in Defendant.
Pnbdon, left guard; Hennlnger. feft tarkl;
Williams, left end; Benjamin, ouarter back;
BrhefTler. right half back; Cutler, left half
bsok; Nlenll. fuJ'Sck. Substitutes: Heno,
Martin, Volght, Clemmer. Gretser, Hor
gaard, Johnson, Graves and Hunter,
Real Estate Transfer.
These transfers were reported to The Eee
September 22 by the Title Guaranty and
Trust company of Council Bluffs:
Bhrrlff to Farmers' Htate bank of
Dyersvllle, la., ae nev S-T7-K s. d.. TO
T. J. Bhugart and wife and C. Q.
Ouren and wife to Annie Hansen, lot
1, suhdlv of original plat lot 192,
Council BlufTs. w. d 10.000
Michael Kennedy and wife to Henry
Andersen, lot 20, block 12. Bentley,
la., w. d 75
Total three transfers I10.TT5
filRL HELD FOR POISOSISG FATHER
to Hare Pot strychnine on
Bread In Lunch.
SHENANDOAH, la., Sept. C (Special
Tplfrrum 1 Fjtnft Mulllann 13 vcAra old.
Miss Seythla Ferguson, the fair plaintiff was ,oday bound ovr by Ju,tu., Maltox
to the October grand Jury on the chargi
The funeral will be held this after-
at I o'clock from the undertaking
rooms or woourtng & ecnmiai, ana inier
mpnt will be In Walnut Hill cemetery. Rev.
Harvey Hostetler, pastor of the Second
Presbyterian church, will conduct the aery
In the suit of Marlon 8. Hungerford
nir.ilnst A. .W. Way and Emma Metcalfe,
involving the possession of the resort In
the northwestern part of the city, an affi
davit containing several sensational
charges was filed In the federal court yes
t rday by Mrs. Metcalfe. Judge MtPherson
ordered the case held open for ten days In
order to permit the otnor ame to nie coun
cenrire an.l Mamie Baxter of New Tork
have broufffit suit in the United States court
to restrain Charles It. Hannan, Secretary of
State Martin and others from proceeding
further with the survey and sale of about
1 () acres In East Omaha. This la one of
the many suits resulting from the attempt
of Hannan and others to acquire by pur
rhn under the new law of a large tract
of alleged river bottom land In Cut-Off.
The Baxters claim to have acquired title
through United State patent and by ad
SKTMOl'R ISDICTED FOR SWIXDLF.R
Collects Money on Pretense of locat
The federal grand. Jury haa returned an
indictment against H. H. Seymour, charg
ing him with falsely representing himself
to be an agent employed by the government
to locate homesteads.
From the evidence submitted to the grand
Jury it appears that Seymour had collected
tti each from a number of farmers and old
soldiers In Montgomery county on the
representations that he was empowered by
the Interior department to locate home
steads for them in Woodbury county, east
of Sioux City, lfls scheme, it is said, was
to represent that the land oould be se
cured through military land warrants.
Seymour is said to be In the county Jail
at Red Oak awaiting the action of the
district grind Jury on u charge of obtain
ing money under false pretensions in con
nection with the same scheme for which
he was indicted by the federal grand Jury.
With the reporting of this indictment the
federal grand Jury completed Its work and
waa discharged. -
from Kentucky In the 2j.Ui0 breach of
promise suit against W. H. Kennedy, the
aged farmer of Montgomery county, had
rattier an uncomfortable day of It in fed
eral court yesterday and while under cross
examination was asked a number of pointed
questions which evidently somewhat em
barrassed her. On the whole the defense
seemingly scored heavily yesterday.
Miss Ferguson took the stand on her own
behalf yesterday afternoon and It was dur
ing her cross-examination that the de
fense got Its Innings. One of the first
questions put to the plaintiff by counsel
for the defense was:
"How many times have you been engaged
"Three times," answered Miss Ferguson,
after a slight hesitation.
'Well, with this one It makes four alto
gether?" suggested counsel.
Yes, four times," was the reply given
How me.ny suits for breach of promise
have you prosecuted?" was the next ques
tion asked by the defendant's counsel.
"Only this one," was the reply.
"The others were settled, then?" queried
"In some form," replied the fair plaintiff,
while the color mounted to her cheeks.
"Then you know what It meant when you
said In you letter to Mr. Kennedy that If
he wanted to be 'extricated' he knew what
was best to do?" was the next question
asked by counsel.
"I certainly knew what I was doing." was
the reply, which was given as if the fair
plaintiff meant it.
Plot are Shows Difference
During the cross-examination of Miss
Ferguson counsol for the defense intro
duced a number of letters written by the
plaintiff to Kennedy and the salient points
of these were read to the Jury with consld
erable emphasis by Attorney Genung.
Miss Ferguson on direct examination
gave her age as 35 and offered in evidence
photograph of Kennedy taken at the
time he visited her in Kentucky, which
showed that the defendant at that time
presented a very different appearance to
what he does In court. The picture showed
him clean shaved, dressed In a nobby suit
of clothes and a big diamond ring on his
finger. This la a striking contrast to his
present appearance, as he looks the typical
farmer, with his blue hickory shirt, and
white whiskers fringing his face. Miss
Ferguson stated that Kennedy's advertise
ment in the matrimonial Journal gave his
age as 45, whereas In fact he was at that
time 63 years of age.
Prior to Miss Ferguson giving her testi
mony the defendant was placed on the
stand by counsel for the plaintiff. He
appeared greatly embarrassed and exceed
ingly nervous and when asked the cause
of his extreme nervousness Kennedy re
plied, much to the amusement of every
one In the court room: "Judge Mitchell
(one of the attorneys for the plaintiff) told
me last night that when he got me on
the witness stand he would give me h 11."
Kennedy's testimony was to the effect that
Miss Ferguson had released him from the
The plaintiff was etlll on the witness
stand when court adjourned for me any.
It Is understood that the defense will move
for a verdict at the close of the plaintiff s
The court room was crowded all day and
Court Bailiff McFadden counted over eighty
women in the room at one time. The crowd
was augmented during the afternoon ses
sion by a number of high school girls, who
apparently listened with breathless inter
est to the reading of the plaintiff's letters.
During the day a number of women visited
the district court room, but on being In
formed by Bailiff Matlock that the breach
of promise suit was on trial In the federal
building hurriedly departed for the latter
of giving poison to hr fnther with the In
tent to kill him. He was on the rural mall
route as substitute carrier, and at dlnnsr
time ate the lunch which he claims the
girl had put up for him. The bread wss
bitter, and later developments showed that
It was covered with strychnine. He bought
the pnion last spring for rats and kept it
In the house. He got an overdose of tho
poison, so- that he soon recovered. Bonds
were fixed at $500, which the girl was un
able to give.
Woodmen to Hold Ptcnte.
LOGAN, la., Sept. 12 (Special.) The
local lodges of the Modern Woodmen of
America and the Royal Neighbors of Amer
ica have announced a picnic to occur at
Ixgan on Thursday, September 28. Music
will be furnished by three bands. A parade
will be held and a program of sports ren
dered, for which prizes amounting to IVQ
have been offered. The speakers will be as
follows: Dr. I. C. Wood, mayor of Logan;
F. R. Korns, state lecturer of the Modern
Woodmen of America; John D. Donnlson,
state lecturer of the Royal Neighbors of
America; A. R. Talbot, former head consul.
Students Injured In Class Flaht.
IOWA CITY, la., Sept. 22.-(3pecial.)-Two
students were seriously Injured In the
annual class scrap between the freshmen
and sophomores, which has been in prog
ress all day. At noon President MacLean
called a halt. The sophomores were out
numbered, but ahead when the end came.
Willis Mercer of Iowa City, recently editor
of the Dally Iowan, was knocked uncon
scious and taken home. Ned Van Meter,
a freshman from Tipton, was struck on
the htad with a stone, knocked uncon
scious and a surgeon waa called.
Prominent People Divorced.
TABOR, la., Sept. 21 (Bpeclal.) Mrs.
Mattle Gregory was granted a divorce from
her husband. W. O. Gregory, In the district
court at Glenwood Wednesday, after fifteen
years of married life. The petition alleged
cruel and Inhuman treatment and asked
for 15,000 alimony. The alimony was set
tled by agreement, Mrs. Gregory receiving
School Board Lets Contract
LOGAN, la.. Sept 21 (Special.) The eon
tract for the proposed new Logan school
building has been let to C. E. Atkinson of
Webster City for $26,500. There were nine
other bids submitted. The building Is to be
completed by August 1, 1906.
PEAT BRIQUETTES AS FUEL
Golden Dlea from Injuries.
Thomas W. Golden, who was crushed
beneath a switch engine In the Northwest
ern yards Thursday night, succumbed to
Ms injuries three hours after being taken
to Mercy hospital.
Golden, wlo was engine foreman of the
night switching crew, waa standing on the
footboard of the engine when In passing a
crossing at Avenue E a sudden lurch of
the locomotive caused the footboard to
strike the planks of the crossing. Golden
lost his balance and was thrown directly
In front of the engine. Both legs were
badly mangled from the knees down and
he received severe Injuries about the head.
At the hospital it was found necessary to
amputate both legs Just below the knee,
but Oolden failed to rally from the shock
of rhe amputation.
Oolden was a single nan and had been
In the employ of the Northwestern for
seven years. He boarded at the Metropol
itan hotel. His body was sent last night
to Escanaba. Mich., where his mother lives.
Coroner Treynor slated yesterday that It
was doubtful if he would hold an Inquest
unless Golden' relatives requested It.
Board of Snpervlaorn Adjourns.
The Board of County Supervisors com
pleted Us work yesterday morning and ad
journed until the regular session In No
vember. It will meet, however, on Octo
ber 2 in Joint session her with the board
of Harrison county.
George L. Miller, supervisor of the poor,
was appointed a member of the soldiers'
Thursday the board ordered transporta
tion furnished Mrs. L. A. Potter for her
two children, whom she desired to send
to a relative ia Ottumwa, where they would
be cared for and sent to school. Yesterday
the supervisors rescinded this action, hav
ing in the meantime learned that Mrs.
Potter had been appointed guardian of
h, r hushand, an Inmate of the insane ward
at St. Bernard's, for the purpose of collect
ing l.:ou due the husband from the Switch
MARCUS GETS TERM IM PRISON
Will Sot Trouble the Police Durlnu
the Next Six Months.
Maurice Marcus, the crippled youth who
haa given the authorities much trouble
lately, pleaded guilty yesterday In district
court to the charge of breaking Into W.
E. Murphy's candy and cigar store, and
Judge Macy sentenced him to six months
in the penitentiary at Fort Madison. There
were two indictments against Marcus, the
second of which, for destruction of shrubs
In Cochran park, was dismissed.
Frank Sebrlng, who was indicted for
breaking luto the Milwaukee local passen
ger depot and robbing a chewing gum
machine, entered a plea of guilty and
Judge Macy sentenced him to four months'
Imprisonment in the county Jail. He haa
been In Jail since June .
John L. Price was taken -into custody
yesterday, an Indictment having been re
turned against him by the grand Jury.
He is charged with malicious Injury and
defacement of property. He is said to
have kicked in the door of the residence
of Mrs. Christina Weberg at Second
avenue on July 24. He furnished ball In the
sum of $300 for Ms appearance.
Judge Macy in district court yesterday
sustained the demurrer of Freeman L.
Reed, former clerk of the district court,
to the petition of F. C. Ixjugee. In which
the Utter sought to recover $100 damages
for the failure of the clerk to enter a
Judgment In the general Hen Index. The
error occurred In 1W5. but mas not discov
ered until long afterward, and In the mean- I
time property which would have been sub
ject to Lougee's lien slipped through his
hands because of the failure to record the
Judgment. Reed's demurrer was based on
the statute of limitations. As Iuge
elected to stand by his original petition,
the suit wss accordingly dismissed.
In the suit ot the State Land and Im
provement Company against the City of
Council Bluffs. arg'ed before Judge Macy
Thursday, the court yesterday handed
down his decision, in which he held that
the property Involved was of a value of
$1,0W) and that therefore the assessment for
the paving should have been only $250 in
stead of $300. The coats were ordered
taxed to the city.
li. J. Plumbing O. TeL ZM. Night, H5S4.
Eastern Railroad Experimenting;
' with Compressed Mud aa a. Sub
stitute for Coal.
The possibility of utilization of millions
of tons of peat and the creation of a rival
to coal and water power as means of car
rying on the world's industries may be
completely demonstrated by processes now
in use in Lexington.
The Boston A Maine railroad is using
briquettes of peat in some of Its engines
on the shorter runs In and out of Boston.
and experiments with the new fuel have
been pronounced successful. This encour
ages many persons to believe that a pe
riod of new commercial possibilities is at
hand. Watching the operation of the en
gines that use the peat Is the Inventor
of the apparatus for preparing peat, who
believes that he is about to revolutionise
the conditions of manufacturing in districts
far from coal fields.
The story of peat is not new. The fuel
has been used for centuries In Europe.
In Its sclentlflec aspects It has been studied
for years in this city. But the results ob
tained at Lexington, Mass., are most not
able. The conditions there are like those of
thousands of places in America where
vegetable deposits which have accumulated
through ages Invite the scientist and the
promoter to the utilization of coal In a
primary process of formation. Beside the
southern division of the Boston A Maine
railroad and close to the Concord post
road Is a reedy swamp of about 100 acres,
a soggy mudhole such as may be found In
almost every county outside of the arid
portions of the United States. It Is, per
haps, a little less oozy and quaking than
In this swamp, According to the e.il
mates of engineers, is vegetable mold
enough to make fuel to supply all the rail
roads entering Boaton for 100 years
the present rate of consumption. It Is a
vast mine, even though the deposits lie
on the surface. The bog shows hardly
anywhere less than twelve feet of black
mud, and at places In the center borings
have gone down eighty feet before the
hard pan of clay subsoil was reached.
A little ditch full of clear water on one
side of the swamp represents all that has
been done by the taking out of a few
thousand tons. Incidentally it Indicates the
outcome of this kind of mining. The face
of the earth will not be disfigured. The
holes in the ground will simply add to
the number of the country's lakes.
The peat manufacturing plant at East
Lexington has as a chief feature a brl
quettlng house equipped with special ma
chinery Into which wet peat Is thrown and
emerges In the shape of pressed cylinders
with a hole running through the center.
They are compact and almost as hard as
coal after they have been dried under In
tense heat. A kiln for carbonizing Is under
The motive power department of the
Boston 'It Maine has for several weeks
been trying this fuel on shifting engines
and for short local runs. It has been found
that the peat briquettes make an excep
tionally hot fir and that the cost Is lass
than that of coal, while little smoke comes
from the smokestacks. The only disad
vantage that haa appeared is one that will
disappear If the use of the briquette be
comes universal. Peat fuel cannot be used
with coal in the same locomotive. One
kind of fuel must be employed or the other.
The peat briquettes hav not boen tried
yet for long railroad runs for the reason
that depots of supply would have to be
established along the route, since all
CRISWOLD MYSTERY DEEPENS
Mas Ftnnd in Hirer Thonzkt to Hare En
Dead for Two Wteki.
TWO INCHES SHORTER THAN GRISWOLD
Insurance Companies Active In Proving-
a Mistake Has Been Mnde and
that Grlswold Is Still Among
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
PES MOINES. Sept. 21 (Special.) Addi
tional evidence that the body taken from
the river here Is not that of George R.
Grlswold. the prominent insurance man
who Is missing, came to light today in
the statement of Trof. Kinney, state
chemist, who said the organs he has ex
amined for poison show that the body had
been dead fully two week. Grlswold was
last seen five days before the organs were
turned over to Prof. Kinney. This sensa
tional report gives support to the theory
of thoe who claim that Grlswold waa not
a victim of murder nor a suicide, but that
he Is still alive somewhere. The body taken
from the river three days after Orlswold a
disappearance was not Identified except by
Its clothing, as the features were un
recognizable. It Is now disclosed also that
the stature of the dead body was a couple
of Inches less than Griswold's. Grlswold
carried about $15,000 life Insurance and
$5,000 accident Insurance. Insurance com
panies are active, seeking to disprove the
murder or suicide theories.
Prof. Kinney reported today that there
was no poison of any kind In the organs
of the body or the contents of the stomach,
an examination of thlch he concluded to
day. The man who claims he saw Grlswold
fighting with two men who were trying to
secure his satchel is C. W. Owen, a man
who has been prominent here and who has
been in the county Jail serving a sentence
on conviction of swindling some banks.
Will Look to Legislature.
In a circular letter sent out by A. H.
Davison, secretary of the executive com
mittee, the ;ounty auditors are reading be
tween the llr.es that If they expect any
relief from the present methods of assess
ing telephone companies they must get
busy and seek to Influence the legislature.
At the last session of the legislature the
executive counclt directed Mr. Davison to
call the attention of the committees of
the senate and house to the clumsy method
of assessing telephone companies. The com
mittees refused aid. Now the county audi
tors are continually writing to the execu
tive council for relief and In a circular
letter Mr. Davison In substance tells them
to get busy after the legislature. The law
requires the executive council to assess all
telephone companies. The blanks are sent
out and have to be reported through the
county auditors. There are hundreds of
farmer party line telephones which do no
commercial business and the executive
council wanted these companies assessed
by the regular township assessors In their
counties. They do not average an assess
ment of $70, on which the tax paid to the
state would be 22 cents, which does not
pay the cost of making the assessment.
Record In Divorces Granted.
In the district court today Judge W. H.
McHenry granted twenty-seven divorces.
breaking the record in the courts for this
Will Lay Cornerstone.
The cornerstone for the new Drake col
lege theological school building will be
laid next Thursday, according to arrange
ments completed this morning. The serv
ices will be held at 4 p. m. under the di
rection of Dean Haggard and Prof. D. R,
Decisions of the Supreme Court.
State against Charles Quill, appellant.
Mahaska county. Convicted of keeping
gambling house. Affirmed.
State against Joseph Uodney, murder In
first degree. Monroe county. Affirmed.
State against Isaac Whltsell. Washing
ton county. Burglary. Affirmed.
State against T. J. Price and John J.
Price. Mahaska county. Maintaining
liquor nuisance. Affirmed.
Joseph W. Lynn, appellant, against the
uiueose sugar Kenning Company. Mar-
cuuniy. sun lor personal injury.
Niece aiMl Mepliew
of Uncle Sam
should he deeply interested in what he has said about soda
crackers, because they are the one food with which all of
them are familiar.
Uncle Sam has given out figures showing that soda
crackers are richer in nutriment and body-building elements,
properly proportioned, than any food made from flour.
This is saying much for common soda crackers, and
much more for Uneedfi DISCUlt( because they axe
soda crackers of the best quality. They are baked better
more scientifically. They are packed better more cleanly.
The damp, dust and odor proof package retains all the good
ness and nutriment of the wheat, all the freshness cf the best
baking, all the purity of the cleanest bakeries.
Your Uncle Sam has shown what food he thinks best
for his people. His people have shown that they think
Uneeda Biscuit the best of that food, nearly
400,000,000 packages having already been consumed.
NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY
cendado, took our places in the brush and
began gazing up the river. Parting the
twigs and boughs as carefully as any pair
of dogs they began the search for signs of
ducks, while we rode along the psth at the
foot of the embankment looking for any
thing but ducks. Suddenly one of the creep
ing Indians stopped, drew backward out of
the bushes and silently slgnalle dus that
the ducks were Just ahead. The two
stealthily crept down the embankment and
seized our bridal reins. The hacendado or
dered me down and the Indians handed me
my gun. We took the places of the men in
the bushes and silently signalled us that
our shots. The hacendado got his duck. It
fell lnv the water, wounded. As it began
floundering toward the opposite bank he
signalled one of the Indians, and Into the
water the man went. No retriever knew
what was expected better than he. He half
swam and half waded to the side where the
duck waa waddling In the brush and
brought back to us the wounded bird.
"The next day we went rabbit shooting.
We were accompanied by another Indian.
It sounds a little crazy, but that old fellow
he was old actually seemed to trail rab
bits. He would discover the sign of one of
the animals and then, with head forward
and eyes watching the ground, he would
start a slgzag course that invariably wound
up at some clump of grass or brush from
which the animal was started. Occasionally
he would stop stock still beside a little
bunch of brush, for all the world like a set
ter dog, and quietly declare that there wag
a rabbit In It. Look as closely as we would
we could see no sign of rabbit, but as the
Indian tapped the brush out would run the
rabbit." Mexican Herald.
shall county. Suit
State atralnst Charles Schneider.
county. Burglary. Affirmed.
State against Rosser Davis. Mahsska
county. Manslaughter. Affirmed.
INDIANS AS HUMAN HOUNDS
Kew Side of the Sport of Skootlng
Eshlblted to Vlsltlngr Hunters
Shooting over dogs Is nothing uncommon
to the ordinary American or the ordinary
Englishman, but that particular form of
sport is not common in Mexico. Recently
an Englishman spent a few days hunting
in the country and It waa left for a
hacendado to show him a new style of the
sport of shooting. He was introduced to
the human hounds. On those haciendas
where the owner occasionally goes hunting
the sport is not taken as seriously as it is
by those Anglo-Saxons. Tour average Mex
ican believes in getting enjoyment out of
his morning of shooting nnd he is reason
able enough to know that a fair propor
tion of this sport is lost if he tires himself
at i out as does the average man of the United
States or of England.
"It was ducks we were going after that
morning," said the man In telling the
story of the human hounds. "Breakfasted
a lltlte earlier than usual, but no hurry
was indulged in after that meet. After all
one doesn't add to the enjoyment of the
day by bolting a hurriedly gotten break
fast at an unholy hour. When we were
ready to start hunting a roadster with a
deputation for some speed was driven up
and in the smart rig the animal drew we
were driven down the road. It was only a
mile, but there waa no use walking when
we could ride. Arriving at the river where
the ducks were expected to be, the hacen
dado raised his hand and out of the grass
there came from somewhere a peon who
took charge of the horse.
"We began to hunt. For a time there
waa nothing about the proceeding that was
different from what one undergoes in the
name ot sport in the United Slates. We
crawled through the overhanging bushes
looking for the ducks. Occasionally they
were found, and then we took our shots
and picked up our own ducks when we
got any. We did this tor about half an
Queer Souvenirs by Mnll.
"The souvenir postal card craze seems to
be governed by none of . the bounds of
propriety and decency," declared a postal
clerk at the federal building this morning,
as he waj distributing the deposits found
In the public drop boxes.
"If the government doesn't put a stop to
this nuisance I'll have to find a better Job."
be conttuued to muse.
It was a disgraceful lot of staff, to be
sure. In the conectlon were any number
of worn and soiled collars, cuffs and shirt
bosoms, not to speak of old socks, garters
and even several pairs of shoes.
The proper postage had been prepaid on
everything the cuffs, collars and shirt bos
oms bearing stamps and addresses, the
socks, garters and shoes being attached to
tags inscribed with destinations.
"There is no doubt the postofflre receipt
are increasing everywhere because ot this
popular custom of sending oddities through
the mall," said another, clerk in the same
department, "but I wonder where It's going
to end. The government will accept In the
mall anything ' not over four pounds In
weight. Why, the other day we found a
set of false teeth merely attached to a
tag and addressed to a woman in Oerman
town. It's the limit." Philadelphia Record.
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Million Soap llubblea an Hour.
If each boy and girl In the United States
should make a soap bubble some day, the
combined number would hardly exceed that
produced every day this summer at the
Lewis and Clark exposition by a big ma
chine on exhibition In the Palace of Manu
facturers, Liberal Arts and Varied Indus
tries. The soap bubble machine Is a double
decked contrivance, consisting of two beau
tifully decorated procelaln bowls of suds,
one above the other, surmounted by a plas
ter fairy. The suds Is made very strong.
The bubbles are produced by forcing air
Into the soapy water. A constant flow of
air Is maintained through pipes, and the
bubbles constantly rise and tall In the
basins, making a most beautiful effect.
The capacity of the bubble fountain, whloh
Is the largest ever made, is 17,600 bubbles
per minute. This means 1,061,000 per hour,
or t. 604. 000 during a nine-hour working day.
Three-fourths of a pound of soap Is suffi
cient to supply the fountain for two days,
making a total of 19.0u6.000 bubbles. Wash
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Rleetrle Train Bulletin.
An Ingenious electric train bulletin has
been Installed by the Chicago A Alton Rail
way company In a number of its stations
and In some of ths principal hotels In cities
and towns through which Its trains run.
The device resembles a clock In annearanre
hour and had passed a considerable dls- j m hand move, on t dla, and lnnlci,u-
tarce out of sight of the rig in which we
had been driven to the river. Ths hacen
dado remarked that he thought we had
better stop now and taks the horses.
whether the train Is on time, or. if not,
how many hours or minutes it Is late. All
these bulletins In one town act simultan
eously and Indicate the same fact. The
He stepped out of the brush and passed - crjerator at the ,tatlon control. lhm at
First of Foot Ball Games.
The hlsh school w'll open the foot ball
season this afternoon with a game against j through trains have to coal up frequently,
the Alumni at Manawa. The game will be i onl raia.
called at 130 o'clock and cars will run di
rect from Pearl street to the lake every
twenty minutes, the first car leaving at t
o'clock. This will be the high school llnrup:
Plmmock. renter: Hiylan right guard
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down the bank to the road that extended
along the river. He whistled, and in less
than half a minute up trotted two Indians
leading two h&ndsome saddle horses.. 'We
will get on the horses and let these fellows
find the ducks for us. No, you had better
let him carry that for you, it's too heavy.'
He was talking about my gun. He waa
probably afraid I mould shoot him if I at
tempted to ride the horse and handle the
gun at the same time. I was willing
enough to let the Indian take the gun, for
It was getting heavy and I couldn't Imagine
that I would Lave any use for It if we were
not going to hunt.
"Those Indians, at a word from the ha-
! using a device slmlllar to a telegraph in
strument controlled by a telegraph key.
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