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FILIPINOS USE LESS OPIUM.
Habit Chocked, Consumption Reduced,
Says Government Report.
Washington.-Consumption of opium
among the Filipinos has been compite
ly checked, if not entirely eradicated.
says a report to Brigadier General Niv
Intyre, chief of the bureau of iu.ui h:r
affairs, from the collector of intern IH
revenue in the Philippines. le
that as a result of laws on the sub
"the use of opium is now confined to
comparatively small number of e
firmed users of the drug, practcall% '
of whom are Chinese. who cannot N
up the vice and who wiil go tc, :m
length to obtain it."
While there are in many parts of C C
islands scatiering Instances where FE
pinos still indulge in the use of opium
it is reported that less than 5 per e'
of the former Filipino users, who i
numbered 40,000 in 190, were still viV
tims of the vice in 1911 and that si-t
then conditions in Manila have great!' G
improved. Conditions in the provinr at
are said to be fairly satisfactory. ci
"It is perhaps too much," the rer:o
says. "t suspecf that the opium evi! al
will ever be absolutely suppressed in hi
the Pbiippine Islands. It- may be s,i.l.
however, that almost without exce h
tion Chinese users of opium in any of
its forms are today using a much smoll- ni
er amount ih that used by the ::n
oersons a fev years ago This i
shown by the conpa:rative ease
which Chinese users sent to the ho-j cc
tal todav a-e cured. The only hope (fC
approXimating' total suppression iies :
maing indh,geceie in the habit so d !fi
cu:t that the youn:er generation v,* c!
not acquire it. and in this direction the
pogress made has certainly been mostt
18 MOUNTAiN LIONS BAGGED.
Success of Hunt Conducted In the Yel
Gardiner. Mont.-One of the most p
unique hunts in h1story and one that is th
being conducted on a large scale is the to
mountain lion drive in the Yellowstone ta
National park. Within fifteen (Lys w
eighteen lions were baiged. includiu1 rn
the largest specimen ever seen in this fr
region. The hunt is going on by per- hi
mission of the government. w
The largest lion was jumped at a
point near Gardiner and led the hunt
ers and dogs a chase of forty-five miles
before it was killed near the starting
The method pursued in hunting the
lions is to trail a beast to a tree or
tsome spot where he seeks safety after
'esperately trying to outwit the pack
of dogs chasing him. The lion then is
EASTERN TIME NOW
linch Conrusion as All Clocks
Ar8 Moved Forward an Hour.
Cleveland.- Eastern time has ofi cia!
ly supersedled central standard time -
here. Clevelanders are fitting their
appetites and sleeping hours to the
The new time had a preliminary try
out in many business places and Tj
homes. In offies clocks were turne. a
ahead an hour at noon lunch period. et
Employees returned to work on cen
tral time, thus getting an extra hour bi
The majo)rity of Clevelanders, how- I
ever, lost an hour when clocks were
turned ahead. a I
The Cleveland Athletic club observ f;
ed the change with an "eastern time' 'G
party, and factory whistles announ"ed h:
the shifting of clocks- C:ocks in pub he
ic schools were moved ahaead. li at
many bui:dings special exercises were a
held. Churches, both Protestant and ni
CatholIc, w ' go by eastern time. b
At the new courthouse centra: time Ii
prevails, a state statuto prescribing of
centra: time must be used. So far r.s
the chamber of commerce could learn. la
not a Cleveland factory or business m
house wi continue to be governed b.. in
centra: standari time. All churches at
conduct their services under the new
order. Theaters, saloons and prof'es- re
slonai and amateur~ baseball organiza- "y
tions observe the change. a
The dairymen anad truck gardeners.
have arranged to make their rounds ar
Lan hour ec rlier, so brea k fast need not he
be late. The movement for eastern sh
time became state wide last winter. es
but the legislature failed to provide ed
for the change. Cliveland then took n
the initia tive. fo
-DELIVERS POSTAL TO DQG. r
Carrier Calls "Tlige" to Every One Un
til Right Tail Wags. to
Hammonid. Ind.-A postal card camne a
from Hot Springs, Ark., directed to
"Tige, Hammond, Ind." Postal author
ities pondered over it long, it re:1-lb
"Darling Tige. are you a good dog?' l
and w.as signed "3! other."
*Julius K-oszuike. a mail carrier, agree
to deliv~er it. He called "T!ge!" at dogs
all da9y and was chased by them. HIe
at las came to a house where a b-a s
legged, swaybacked bul! pup came -:m cc
to meet him. v
The dog izrowled savagely, and Ko ed
sanke said, "Hello, Tige:" and the don 01
wagged his stubby tall. The carrier
asked the woman of the house whethae
her dog's name was Tige.
"It is. Have you a letter from hIs er
mother?" she asked Kosanke, and then ed
continued: "Well, here is a letter to his lai
IDWARD A FRIEND
ow Admiral Was Started i
Career by President,
OW IN MEXICAN WATER
)mes From a Family of F;ghter
His Father Killed In Civil Wz
Known in Navy as Excellent D:
ciplinarian-Is Put In Charge of Ba
tieships Which Have " Gone Wronc
Washington.-This story begins
alena, Ill., in the days which Iimmet
ely preceded the outbreak of ti
71i 5~ar. Every one knows that oz
' the unregarded citizens of Gale:
; that time was Ulysses S. Grant. I
td been a captain In the Uniti
ates army, but he had resigned. a
"Bush," said Grant one day to b
arest friend, Bushrod Iowar
ve'll have a war, sure. And I'm
Bushrod Howard had commanded
mpany in the Mexican war.
.me of a ighting family.
"I agree with you," said he. "Ai
n going too. We'll each raise
"Bush," said Grant. "you can't affk
go to war. If anything happem
-you wbo would take care of voi
"Ulyss." said Eloward. -you can't a
rd to go to war either. Put you'
>ing, aren't you?"
The two men wade a friendly cur
LCt. If either failed to return fro
e war the survivor pledged himse
watch over those left behind. Ca
in Howard raised his company ni
as killed with most of his uen inl
ilroad accident on his way to I
ont After t!,- war (;rant intieirest-t
mself in Howard's two sons. ():
as sent to West Point. The othw
Po'o ,by A'' mein Press Associatton
ImAR. A.>MTR.AL HOwAOD.
lomas tUushrod, received an apportD
ent to An:m pils. Whien he gra du:1
lGrant se::t himr a sum of money.
"Buy what you wii>" said he. "I"
eu a boy at graduation time-at
knowv hw manyr' things you! need
Over .the h1e:ad of Hloward's bed
iy btt:.ship on which his ting me
is the sword that he bought wi
rant's mone.y. It is more a part
no than the admrhai's plumed h.
has t, wear occasiona!iy. for Ho
'd is a singularly unaffected a:
odest um:u. iIe is ai .;od disci;
rian-even a stern discip!!aari:an
it he wins theO n~eetionD of his me
the r'out:'Je of service the high
iicers are continua:K changing o
'henever HowaOr'd r:han:res an a';
nhe of re'iuests i&oods the dopo
et i''rm the mnen who hae con
personal contact with the adna::
id wish to follow him.
"~f I granted these r'equest.s," a se
tary of the navy once said to bit
ou'd man your ship with steware'
In the service they speak of Ho;
ds as a "reformer." That is becam
SIs a sort of first aid whenever
Ip or a station has "gone bad" fo:
ecutive causes. Howard comman<
the Tennessee when that brat
w warship acted as the patbfind,
r the trip around the toe of Sout
erica some years ago. When I
ached San Francisco he was detac]
to assume command of the Ohi
bat ship was then at the very be
m of her class in tbe navy. Mutin;
thing unheard of in the America
.vy, had been hinted at in some<
e highly colored reports which h:i
en printed. The men were certal
in a state verging upon revolt. Thc
It that some of their offcers weo
ating them most unfaIrly. There
need to revive at this time tia
I scandal of the service. But offie1
ook their heads when they discusse
aditons on board the Ohio. In
ry few months after he had assut
command Howard had brought ti
olo up to the very top of her class.
Gets Ten Wolves in a Week.
itchison, Kan.-HIick Colgan, a fa rt
living northwest of this city, captu
ten wolves In one week. In it
it ten years Colgan has receive
nnty on 380 alnin
NEWS AND i.aaLD, WD
POET PLANS ST. LO'!IS FETE.
. Percy Mackaye to Have Airship as
Part of Big Civic Spe;;tacle,
New York. - Perc : kaye. pow:
and playwright. bas , co.rult::
tion here with aviati .p'rts as t
the selection of e i I ' ic and pilot
to take-part in the gi ivic specta
cle, part of which hc -cilariLlg 1o1
St. Louis in connet: 'h tbe rele
bration thi.- st;wD; ( e onI Ia
dred and ni:ti.th na.. ary -) t
settlement of white I. the si!e o1
L ht:t city.
A Mr * ack;ye's .p:r i . 'ii :elulr:a
tion is the st.--ziinn a inrk. "Thc
Masque of St. Lmi., 1he spirit o
the mound i-ilders, wit is wade ii::p
r py by the appearam'. of a hiltt of :
- new race restoring rivilization: spirif4
t representing the Mississippi river and
the nations of Euroe. pIoneers led by
the youthful St. Louis :ul. eOra sp!rt
ledVby Gold. who is con-ered by L1VE
and Imagination, are characters to bN
seen in the spectacle.
The aeroplane is to repre-snt a giani
eagle, the emblem of Union, whic!
files across the scene at the close of th
spectacle. It is ikely t:it a bir-l:na.
will be chosen for this purpose.
FLIES CAUSED EPIDEMIC.
London Gcvernnent Board Objects tc
Offending Dust Heap.
' Loudou.-An outbre.al of enterizh
occurred last sum-amer aqm, t',ec
dren in the Southwrik inI1rnar. 1
* nine died. The epidenic was deti::
traced to the presence near the imirm.
ary of the Canierwell borou.:h coun
cil's dump for dust and rubbish. wiec
ir Is now taken to a railway siding
East Dulwich railway station. close t
The local government board hIs
again called upon the Camberwell bor
ough council to wake other arrange
ments for the removal of its dust nm
Dr. Bruce, the medical superinteid
ent, declared that the cause of the ount
break was to be found in the dust sid
ing During hot weather, he said. tli
Institution swarmed with fties, an Ili.,
children's wards were unbearable.
Dr. Fletcher. a local governmuer;z
board Inspector, supported Dr. Bruce,
but the borough council for the seconl
time declined to take action and mere.
ly acknowledged the board's letter.
MOUNDS ARE FOUND
Six Groups With No Previcu.
Beccid L0.8ca inl iiscorsna
hhave been miade recent!y in thlree cohn
ties of northrnm WisconsIn.
The Wisconsin Archaeological societ'
is publishing a aceount of the expliora
tions conducted by two of its muembers
J. P. Sehumnachmer of Green Bay and WV
A. Titus of Fond du Lac, in Portage
Maratrhonm and Lincoln counties re
A study was made by these me-n
both of' whom are experienced investi
gat ors, of thle aboriginal renmains stilI
existin. aibout Wausau, .Merrill. Towa
hawk, Hieaff'ord and other places alont
tthe uppetr Wisconsin river.
Near Bradley and Heafford surveye
ewere made of six distinct groups of In
d dianm earthw:>-rks of which there h:a
been no previous state record. Th'i
Slargest of these consisted of' thirty
Y three conical and ovaml mounds. An elm
h blemtatic mound in one of the groups Ih
"the only one of its ('lass as yet located
t in nothierni Wisconsin.
~It is wore than sixty miles north o1
*the northernmost limit of the e:iig.'
mounI;d territory. At this place thern
-also exists a line plot of old Indian g:ir
-rIn Portage county the work of tin
S lnvesti.:itor's was chiefly confined t<
Sthe re.;ions about Lakes Emily arn
SOnceland. near each of which impior
C tant discoveries were made.
GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE.
Husband Set Ablaze When Lamp,
Hurled at Him, Explodes.
Atlantic City, -N. J1. - "This makes
Sgood evidence upoin whicb I can get a
a: divorce." was the reply of .John Ham
i1ton to the police, when they demand-1
ed that he sign a c'omplaint against his
dwife and met with a Ihit r efusa..
The wife, it is a!!l:ted, in a ramge hurl
hed a lighted lamp at his head. which
e. struck the waim exploded, fired his
clothing and set the furniture and car.
pets in his ho me a lia nie. Firemien
tfound him unconsciouis on the tioor amft
er they had used ('hemica! fluid to ('on
aquer the blaze. He was sent to the
Shospitail. where his burns were dress
ed. His injuries are not serious.
GROCERS ALSO POLICEMEN.
s Three Hundred Kansas City Trades
tI men Now Prepared For Swindlers.
SKansas City.-Hereafter if the Kan
Isas City. Kan., housewife needs a po
a lceman In a hurry and cannot find one
i sbe may calil on the cornar grocer t"
e protect the famIly plate. This wa:
made possible when specia; police corn
missions were given to 300 grocers.
The grocers want the commissions
mainly to arrest check forgers, money
order raisers, short change men and
e others who victimize them, but they
d wil also serve a nelghharhbwd pnmte
4NSBOR0, SOUTH CAROLINA.
Man Who Rose From the Ranks
in Command At Vera Cruz.
After an elapse of nearly six
teen years our sensational friend.
Gen. Funston. is in the limelight
again. and will stay there unless
Huerta accepts Pres'dent Wil
son' ter-ms and du'yV ao.lgze;
forZ hi geea_eimnt. G en
Funston. n,- reebe r. iSth
man who pt anl eTd to AguYn
aldo the Filipino 'eader. His
history makes good reading. at
lease v.hile there is rumor of war
in t'e oir. The rhllowing is is
Fighting Fred Funston is
senior brigadier-general of the
American army. although he is
now oni foriy-nine . year. old
and did not enter the regular
armv until 1901. He came into
the regular establishment w'h
the rank he now holds, his coi
mission having been given by
President McKinley in appr:ecia
tion of his remarkable feat in
capturing. almiost single-handed.
Emnilic Agou in a i th,e Fili,pino
F n a eeln '1 t' V l
%V3~.Vn, e 1, ell U. Z e the
Tee viLervic frm hut
Twentieth lKansas among the
same kind of men foring the
the backbone of the Rough Rid
ers. Before he engyaged in the
enterprise he had been for about
vears a soldier in the Cuban
army of liberation. and so big a
factor was he in the warfare
that "Butcher" Weyler. the
Spanish generalissim, set a prize
upon his head.
Funston is a product of the
Uni;:ersity of Kansas. After his
student days he became a news
paper mar. then entered the
service of the United States de
partment of agriculture and was
sent to Alaska to study the flora.
He showed the stuff of which he
is made in floating down the
Yukon alone in a canoe in '93.
He was wounded ten times in
battle. During his Cuban ex
perience he took part in twenty
one engagements and he kept
that pace after entering the
American volunteers. Once he
was arrested in Cuba by Span
iards as he was try;ng to reach
thiesea coast. He represented
himself as a deserter irom the
patriot army having swallowed
his passport. wocih indicated his
rank. He was conden.ned to
death. but eventually was liber
ated and got back to this coun
His Kansas regiment was as
signed to Philippine duty and on
his way he met and married his
pr-esent wife, in San Francisco.
He joined Gen. Merritt before
Manila. which he aided in re-.
ducing. Leading the pursuit of
Aguir3aldo in April, 1899, he
came to the Murilac river, on 1
the other side of which was a
considerable force of the enemy. ~
The bridge had been destroyed.
but Funston, with twenty of the
rnany men who volunteered,(
swamn the river, drove the hos-"
tiles back and took eighty pris
A few days later he crossed
the Rio Grande at Caumpit on a
raft and drove the enemy. 2.500
strong. from an entrenched
position. This feat won his
brigadiership of volunteers.
It was in 1901 that he made
his big mark' From his hiding~
place in the Province of Isabella,
Aguinaldo had called the insur
gents to rendezvous near his
headquarters. F unston captur-:
ed the messenger who carried
this command' He and several
comrades made their way
through the thick of a hostile
country with eighty Cacabebes,
who passed as insurgent Taga
logs who had captured the Amer
icans. Word was sent to Aguin
aldo and orders were given for
the prisoners to be brought to
Before the strategy was sus
pected Funston had entered the.
rebel's house and3 taken him
prisoner. That act broke the*
neck of the insurrection and*
peace neigotia-tions were at once
Funstcn is a little man. with a
limp, a memento of several
wounds. He possesses a bub
bling sernse of humor. He is
now commanding the Second
divison of the army. with head
quarters at Texas City. Tex.. in
the heart of the country t.hat
will be affected if the constitu
tionalists take up Huerta's fight.
MONEY TO LEND, on mort-.
gages of real estate and other
good collateral securities. Long
Catawba Loan Company.
t. C. W. McCants, Treasurer.
now'd You L
To Get a Ch4
Just in T
That's just what you
hardly realize where it ca
Join now by making t
ment. ff vou can't come
get some one to bring it i
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ist Year ........... .........$1::3.9A li
2nd Year.......................07 .2 ist
3rd Year.......................I ) 10.S 13t
4th Year.............. ........ 1 47.M 14;
5th Year....................... il84.8 1i
6th Year........................1221.. i6
7ih Year.......................25S.72 t17t
Sth Year.................296 1st
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he first weekly pay=
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mual Premium $36.96
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rior Finish, Pine, Cy
't Forget to SideD9ress
have the plants well started,
,p by feeding it. For cotton,
re, and to keep the bolls from falling;
make the starch that fills the ears.
iixture of equal parts of Kainit, Acid
da, or 5-5-5 goods.
st by side dressing of 200 lbs. Kainit
tg prolongs the activity of the plants
of bolls that stay on. It makes
e fodder. Potash Pays.
200-lb. bag up. Wfrite for prices
saannah Bank & Trt Building
mtage because he is
with his crop.
N IN T HE WOR LD.
to Boll. Grows More
id in this State.
rite for Catalnou.