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mat the Law in-c uiuuimuci uiut
mnrig thn tnou'
t .1 Influenced the
I'll In congress,
, i ..'Mkinl ono oln-
,-r.t liut Imiiortnnt
ng or lowering o(
; t mro a day thl
rk on tlio sena-
I I ! I
wen perspiring in
'"r litat of tho capltoL
t.f Wnshtngton are a
' a gastronomic hmh,
j i.. it-re of tropical nnd
( jnki-rr They must
t;tr of New Knglnnd,
;.J fa!tr of Now York
r of tbo north, tho
z tt of tho west, and
,;3 cf tho south.
r t -3 i -t completely nc-
c-t t' hot weather dining
I-, f )Mt exemplified la
i.r. J tho far cunt where
- , 1 vacrlcans live In ex
: L (witii carnlroroui
n Ur.ff decision would
a t an wlin eats beef
i.' yet thin U what
j UasMngton bills of
' c-f aro 17' different
f-iods that leavo n
:.t la your atomach,
nnd n dozen dlfferont ncldy fruits thai
inritund doctors tell you to mold
Thcro Is nothing In (he world that Hot
heavier on a tired, flaccid, mldsummei
stomach than an Iced melon tho Aral
thing In tho morning, yet n mnjorlt
of tho tnrlffmakcrs nto ttinm dally
Tho Internal chill their dlgostlvo or
pans get It a rapid cooler for tarlO
Tli a capltol restaurant serves mori
dairy dishes and plo than at any
other tlmo of tho year. The avcragt
lawmaker cats at noon a good habl'
In this country, If only he would eat
digestible food, Hut he turns hli
liver with overdoses of milk, poun
down quantities of Iced drinks aml
layers of pie and devitalizing food
Tho one salvation la that roast boot
generally cold still remains Un
principal blood making, brain sustain
Ing, musclo giving meat dish of thi
Hut It Is the night diners that fur
nlih the moat amazing spcclmons ol
menus. The bills of fare of tho lead
Ing hotels follow closoty parallol lines
Their prtnclpsl dlshea can be class!
fled as follows:
Twontyfour dlfferont kinds of lecs
Fifteen cold salads. '
Fifteen different ways of cook I m
Twentynlno vegetables, hot and
Light fish cooked In IS different
Thirteen fresh fruits.
Eight varieties of cheese.
Seventeen hot roasts and entrees
oi wuicn eight were chicken and
lembers of Congress Hot After Mileage
Mt rt :n Just closed U re
5 j '' j tycs of the law as
c -j cf tho Siity flrst con-
: ni a court ruling is roauo
," the treasury ilcpan-
:t'k? !ao akeri will get no mile-
f' y ouw together next Do
irr The irnaors nnd congress-
:.Uc;.-r hate not given up hope
k - f-c!r mileage for the
i: r ij tcssi.m, lor tney carried
i:j to t'c court of claims. (Jen.
it:; r LnM recently" a repro
.:; trca Ohio, and one of tho
'. .'. tit Cannon machine In tho
m li tie attorney In charge of
me for tht mileage claimants.
izTtt fact that moat of tho sena
i :1 c-njrcmi.fD did not return
ttt lrxi between adjournment
Hi- S 4 and tho beginning of the
n Hrj; za on .March 15 does not
its tht'r dc:re to got tho mile
' H ! c cjch "velvet," If they
rt I', and the majority of the
. - a ho go to Waahlncton to
n ;-' a'ry have the reouta.
P ' r .1 a'l ther can.
' ' get IS cents a mllo
i z -a iioailblo route to
' 3t o of the New fork
i! t ru than $100 for a
RAISED FROM HIS TOMB
BY THREAT DF A BATH
POLICE force: negro prcacher
TO RE8URRECT HIMSELF
FROM OWN GRAVE.
Chlcngo. LlauL Thomas Cronln of
tho Fiftieth street police ttatlon and a
tot of Irreverent potlermsr, do other
night forced Wllllnm Haskoll, a col
ored preacher, to break, his wprd with
Haskell promised tho angel that ho
would bury himself allvo for seven
daya In n holo ho had dug lr. a vacant
lot on Armour aveuuc, nnd the angel
lr return guaranteed thtt llaskel
should havo Immortal lifo.
Ho had just got nlcoly tettjed In
"his last resting plnco" (4x2zC feet),
with his woolly head sticking out,
when Cronln nttnehed n pleco of hosa
"You'll Either Resurrect Yourself or
You'll Get a Mud Bath.
to a hydrant and threatcne to turn
on tho water unNr.a ho moved. Has
kell resurrected himself, whllo a lnrgo
nnd enthusiastic congregation of hln
Aa an evldenca of the recently id
position on tho part of the members
oi congress it might bo mentioned
mat the representatives voted them
solves each 1115 eatra "stationery al
Intr ft 1 rM stwn mti a a a '
no a ' i nelghbora stood by anJ Jeered.
of ...om to , '""i Over tho grave was
or 120 a year on their stationery
Thcro are Nl members, four dcleentei
and three commissioners who may
draw this comfortable little additional
IIIO allowance, making SS nil told
The sum of this Item, therefore, li
$21,150. Kvcry employe of the cap
ital working force was granted an
extra inontu'a pay, and as tho salarlei
run all tho way from $,000 a year,
experts, to $S0 a month for inesseD
gem, and $2.C0 a day for pages, the
sum total U a tidy ono. Tho extra
pay of the senate pages amounts to
$409 for tho extra session. These
youngsters, of whom there are 16,
are given $2X0 a day, reckoning 30
days a month.
The urgent deficiency bill carries a
number of tho Items duo to the extra
session. Among tbcm Is one "for
miscellaneous Items, exclusive of In
bor. $2S,000." Who gets It Is not dl
vulgod In the bill. Another line In
the bill rends: "To rclmburao the ofn
clnl reporters of the proceedings and
debates of tho senate for cxpensos
Incurred during the. first seaslon of the
Slxty-flrsl congress for clerk hire and
other clerical services, $3,240." Tho
olDctal reporters of debates get $5,000
n year apiece and extra compensation
for additional copies of their transcriptions.
four Picture Taken With Mr. Taft
If TVIt TAKtN WITH 1
IP : "
IT f ..c
I? ka"' a i'
;rjr plcturo taken with
T. ' rouio to Waihlngton.
""rg proM)ltlon. Whoth
' man of the nation Is
r lltillymahoo, t'n all tho
rt'r tho nominal prleo
ir or a bagatelle of that
1 (-i K'i thundering down to
" . -K I 3-J. with tbo king of Amtrr.
" l..rLln ....... ...
"vniii. uriim WHO JUS
'"fatness. Of ciurso, as
I 'i-ldent goes, It Is absent
Plctorlally speaking. All
to bu nartlculnr ntinni la
r 1 llll Vnnr
Vk A "Vl.
c-n Hi Avenue," closo to
fit 63 r-
tho Capitol, tin obscuro llttlo phoCo
grapher'a shop floats on Its frontal a
drapery of white cloth 1 waring blat
antly tho black legnnd: "Como In
nnd havo your plcturo tatou with
Thu trick Is turned, of cbuse, by
the altnplo method of Improving tho
customer's tlguro bosldo tho stock
plates of Tresldunt Taft with , out
slrotchcd band, as If In greeting, m
In a friendly ann-and-nrm pose. Thu
Illusion, however. Is very good, and
tho perpetrator has beon making
money over since tbo inauguration,
when postcard fakers filled tho street
with similar enticements. Tho Cap
itol (i Whltu Houso looms convincing
ly In tho background, nnd In tho foro-
front there you aro In tho presidential
grip and under tho radlancu of the
presidential smllo. Of course, your
friends In Wayback bellcvo they havo
ocular demonstration that you are tho
wholo show whon you como to Washington.
tent and In
sldo of this a white mantel bearing
seven candles. Va'ni leaves nnd ferns
dded a funereal noto to tho decorn
Whon Cronln arrived hundreds of
persons had gathered about the- yurA,
Women sympathizers were In tho tent
praying with Haskell. Tho crowd
grew so largo that street car traffio
Cronln tried moral suasion on Has
kell at first, but ho simply lay back In
his tomb with a sanrltlfled expression
on his race and rerusca to do inter
After an hour of this the "corpsa'
suddenly burst out:
"Hero, you bent IL I don t want
you to talk to me. I'm fraying nil tho
That mado Cronln angry and bo
beat It" to the, nearest placo where a
soctlon of bono cou'd bo get. Ho at
tached it to a hydrant
Now, bo said to Haskell, "you 11
either resurrect yourself from that
grave lu a mlnuto or'you'U'gct n mild
Haskoll thought that over for about
30 seconds, at the end of which tlmo
ho crawled out of the grava without
even a shroud.
The policeman found enough of his
clothes burled In tho grave to cover
him Bulllclcntly to got him to his
house. Then bo pleaded with tho po
licemen to let him return to his grave
or dig another one In his basement
I made a solemn prorotso to an an
j;o! that appeared to nip last night
that I would do pepanco by remaining
ttirled In tho earth aoven days," he
aid. "I must do It or I wltl bo lost'
Tho police assured him that If he
dug a grave In his basement they
would turn on n tiro hoo and Hood
him out Then they went nway
Busy Boosters of the Latin Republics
jT ( , ' 'v of tho imputed Latin
''i 10 work In those who
' International Huroau of
' I ibllm liui-
' J . which, by tho way, la
' a k and span uow build
3 'rt of pjvh ngunt for
'rlcau countries. A po
n' f't IU uiouthly bulletin
"Other .. .""""ion in what tho
tto ,,. ' . r" a"8. '' d"ln6 aud lu
H .' -
.iourr.'i of il.ni-
number was the annual
rovlow number. John llarrott Is dl
rector of too bureau and Francisco J
Ynucs is secretary. Theso two aro
busy as bees, keeping tho countries
In which they aro Interested In the
public eye. Tho July issuo covers
tho activities of tho 20 I.atln-Amerl-can
Republics of thu Internatlon.il
union for tho yonr 100S.
"Thu spirit of Internationalism lu
Its broadest application was tho hjj
ndliiR characteristic of relations be
tween the various countrlis of Amur
lea during 190S," thu bulletin suy.
"Tho year waB inarkea by numerous
Kiithorliigs of tbe representative ele
ments of national life, both lu I.atlu
America and tho United States, and
on all occaHluns Indications of a uuuu
Imlty of suntlmeut and community of
Interest were markedly displayed."
A week from to-morrow Is Labor
day, with a capital "I" said a bright
young teacher, ns sho thought of re
turning to tho schoolroom. "Learn to
Inbor and to wait," may havo dono In
tho tlmo when It was written, but
Learn to Labor, not to wait," Is moro
applicable to this day and generation,
for bo who waits Is hopelessly lost In
Hut for tho party of which I wftnt to
tell it struck mo ns n very good thing,
Tho hostess Is n young matron, who
Is long In tho knowledge of tho so
called flno arts, but sho Is wofully
lacking In the knowlcdgo of what 1
call the "finer art" viz., domestic
science. Having been recently mar
ried and being desirous of doing
for "Jack" Just ns "mother uzed to,"
only with modern approved methods,
ho has asked tlx older housekeepers
to come to luncheon on Labor day,
and the Invitations stlpulato that each
line must be prepared to tell and, per
haps, Illustrate, somo practical way
of performing srfmo household duty.
Tbo hostess Is going to provldo cun
nlng little notebooks and pencils in
which will bo written theso discover
ies, Tho table favors aro all to be
symbols of labor in miniature tiny
brooms, dustpans, tubs, etc and tbe
favors are to be tbo cutest of sweep
ing caps and tho most approved mod
els of aprons, under which "llttlo
wlfo" may safely wear a much-bo-(rilled
frock with perfect safety. The
menu Is to be made up from tho reci
pe book prepared by "special friends,"
so the hostess confided to me she felt
euro of results and would not havo to
try thom on "Jock" first. (I wonder
It ho realizes his fortunate escape?)
I hinted broadly to bo bidden, to tbe
feast but tho hostess with charming
candor replied: "No, Mine. Curtsey,
this is to be really and truly a plain
affair, without any furbelows, and
cannot bo classed In jour 'Novel En
tertainment' It's too serious," Never
theless, I am hoping tho readers will
apprcclato the novelty of the Idea, for
I Uiink it is going to bo a mighty gooa
Rat Discovered as Mysterious Burglar.
nioomtngton. 111. A series of bur
glaries which have puzzled n ilrm of
jewelers In Stephenson county havo
finally been explained. Gold brooches
valued at $100 shown In their front
display window have mysteriously dis
appeared and other articles were also
taken. The police force wcro baf
fled and employes under suspicion
wcro gloomy. This week tho thief was
discovered, proving to bo a common
grny rat. Hut for tho fact that tho
rodent attempted to removo a larger
sized brooch nnd Its inability to pull
it through a small holo in ono corne
of tho window, tho mystery might not
have been solved. Noting tho brooch
wedged In tho holo, tho window casing
whs torn nway, disclosing n neatly
mado nest In which nil the Jewelry ro
.posed. Tho tag on each article had
oeen chawed off by tho discriminating
animal. Tho nest was composed of
$500 worth of Jewelry.
Rattler Imitated Locust.
VInolnnd. N. J. A city guest of Mr.
and Mrs, Iienjamin yulckmlre. on
Orchard road, thought they heard
locust singing In tho chicken yard
and, being desirous of securing some
thing alio had never seen, stnrtcd out
to rnnturo It.
Instead of a locust sho found a rat
tlesnako over flvo feet long surround-
ed by cackling chickens.
Tho tsnukc, which wns tho largest
aeon horo for years, wis capture
and placed In a barrel nnd Qulckmlre
has been vainly trying to glvo It uwaj
for a day or two.
Chat on Topics of fany Kinds, by a
LIKENED HERSELF TO ELIJAH
For Pre-Nuptlal Luncheons.
The slipper, bell, rose, heart true
lovers' knot and clrclo (ring) aro all
appropriate symbols for placo cards
at a brldc-olcct's luncheon or dinner
party. 'They may bo easily made at
home. First cut tho design out of
paper until It Is -natUfactory, then-use
aa a pattern on heavy dull paper or
cardboard that comes for Just such
A very slight knowledge' of water
colors will serve to decorato them
with orango blosjoms, forgct-rac-nots,
heads of pretty g'lrls with coronets of
tiny roses and the brldo with a filmy
Entire flgnro placo carde aro ef
fcctlvo with a standard to hold them
upright at each plate. At ono dinner
for a bridal party tho place cards
wore llttlo photographs of tho brldo
and groom In framnn of gilt with mats
mado from tho bridal gown.
A coterlo of college, girls had theso
unlquo souvenirs, which also served
as placo cords. Hooks wcro mado of
whlto Batln, with tho words "Our Wed
ding Cards" dono in gold. They wcro
to prcscrva thu wedding cards of tho
girls ns they enmo cut, and thcro were
spaces for newspaper clippings de
scriptive of tho event; altto places for
a few written notes.
1 think photographs of the bride and
groom should be added to niako this
record complete. Tho namo of each
girl was dono In gold on tho outsldo
cover, and thus it made too place card
A Tree Shower.
A hostess with a largo lawn de
vised this original and pretty shower
for a summer bride-elect Sho had
tho lawn gayly decorated with lan
terns and rugs spread In cozy spots
Burroundcd by shrubbery with camp
chairs and little tables whero tea was
Tho guests wero asked to bring ar
ticles for a "miscellaneous" shower.
After they arrived thero was a short
musical program of lovo feongs. Tho
packages wore tied to a beautiful
evergreen, a real little Christmas
tree. It certainly was a loaded tree.
for the hostess had added a lot of tin
things llko cooky cutters, graters, etc.,
that sparkled in a most bewitching
Each parcel was accompanied by a
rhyme or sentiment, which was read
aloud. Tbo bride-elect was handed
pair of scissors and clipped tho rib
bons, opening each parcel as she took
it down. This with serving of refresh
ments furnished' entertainment for
time specified on the invitations, -from
"thrco to flvo." Every one was de
lighted with the novelty and pro
nounced tho affair a charming suc
8omewhat Peculiar Ltflht In WhlcM
Pious Old Lady Regarded Cat's
Act of Theft.
A reporter, during tho Dayton cele
brations, condemned tho numerous
pilferers of Wright aeronautical Ideas.
They pilfer so smugly, too,' the
reporter said. "They pretend that tho
Ideas thoy steal were born In their
own brains years ago, strange,
though, Isn't it that you alono pat
ent! theso Ideas and put , them to
practical usoT 1 1
Orvlllo Wright smiled and an
"They havo Indeed a righteous air.
these pilferers. They actually bcllovo.
I am sure, that they have Just claim
to tho Ideas they filch. They remind
ine of old Mrs. Harrington.
A neighbor of old Mrs. Harring
ton's killed n fine pig ono day. Ho
cut It up and hung tho pieces In hla
woodshod. Mrs. Harrington's cat
climbed Into the shed that night,
stolo a largo pork chop and carried It
home to her mistress.
The minister happened to call on
tho old lady tho next day. She was
Just frying the chop. Sho told tbe
minister how miraculously it had been
brought to her by the cat
"'And oh, sir,' sho said, piously, '!
was most beautiful to see the way tho
Bwoot animal brought mo tho pork;
chop. It quite recalled to my mind
what we read In holy writ about
At the Five O'clock Tea,
A popular combination much served
Instead of iced tea at five, o'clock Is
grape Juice and ginger alo mixed. Use
about a third of the latter. If white
grapo Juice instead ot purple is chosen
the drink is better yet Servo -wiu
glasses half Oiled with cracked Ice.
the ravens.' " Chicago
"Would youde mind Icndln' me ei
"Not at all. old chap. Dut its after
bankin' hours an I ain't got me -heck
People Becoming Interested.
Evidence of the popular, Interest In
th nntl-cnnsumntlon crusado Is given
in a statement .made by. .tho. National
Association lor me siuay ana rruveu
tlon of Tuberculosis, to the effect that
riiirlnir thn vp.ir pnrllnc AuEUSt 31.
nearly 3.000,000 people havo attended
tuberculosis exhibitions in various
parts ot the country. Besides tho
three travellns tuberculosis exhlbd
tlnnn of thn national association, there
are 28 exhibits of this kind through
out the United States, iour years
ago there wero only three such dis
plays In, tbo entire country,
A Classic In Kentucky.
They havo ucen telling this story
down In the Blue Grass so long that
the Louisville Courier-Journal saya
t Is regarded as a classic:
"Majah," annbunced the' colonel.
"I'll bet I've sweat no less than 17
"Begging your pardon, kunnel," re
turned the major, desisting: from a
long libation, "gentlemen don't sweat;
they perspire. Horses sweat"
"Well, then," returned the now ir
ritated colonel, glaring at the calm
and contented critic of his diction,
"by gad, sub, I'm a hoss!"
The wlfo addressed her husband
plaintively John William 1 You aro
taking salmon again, and you know
that you must never take anything
which does not agree with you.
John William smiled sadly I wish
1 never had., my dear; but whero
world you havo been? Stray Stories.
"Why have we no great geniuses
writing books ,to-day?"
"Well, tho great geniuses are busy
writing tho book advertisements."
Tho first Illustration Bhows a simple stylo well suited to Jap silk. Thrc
tucks aro mado at each Bide of back and front; the outer ono la takon to waist,
the others Join yoko and are Btltched n few Inches down; tho plastron ana
yoke: which aro cut In ono, aro of pleco lace, with trimmings ot cords and but
tons Tho Bleevca aro three-quarter length, and aro tucked to match.
Materials required: yards silk 30 Inches wldo, i yard lace, 1 dozen
buttons, 1 yard cord. , , ,
Tho second Is an exceedingly pretty Idea, and Is carried out In palo green
spotted nlnon aud pleco lace. Tho nlnor. Is llnely tucked for Uie yoko, und Is.
gauged on tho outsldo of eleevo. Oreon silk to mntch Is used to bind tho edge
of the over-bodice, which Is entirely of plece-laco.
Materials required: 214 yrds nlnon 30 Inches wide, & yard green silk,
jit yu'-ds lnco 18 Inches wide.
Tho noxt dr n Ib also qulto pretty, nnd Is mado up in mtuvo mercerized
liwn Thrco tuc-.s are mado on each shoulder, and two each side of center
front nnd back Tho yoko, which Is of flno muslin cmbroldory. coutlnucs to
waist In front, and a llttlo way down at back; straps of ombroldery edged with
material nro taken over the shoulders, and mauvo silk ornmenta nro sown in
tho rounded end. Tho sleeves nro trimmed by groups of tucks and set o a
band of embroidery Just below olbow.
Mutorlala required: 2 yards lawn 80 Inches wide, 4 ornaments, 1H yard
muslin ombroldory 18 Inches wldo.
In illcco laco or cambric embroidery, tbo bolero would bo both smart and
useful" 'he edges are bound with tho namo material as dress is mado of.
Materials roqulred: 2 yards laco IS Inches wldo.
Tho laBt Is n Blmplo plnaforo bodice tha Is mado up in nymph green linen
to match tho skirt; ombroldored galloon forms the trimming round opening at
iieck and arm holeB; tho tab of ombroldery which comes In center ot front li
trimmed with threo Bilk tassels.
Materials required: 1 yard llucn 36 luches wide, 2'4 wds cmbrtlderv.
Each with Two Lejs and Ten Finger.
A Boston woman who is a fond
mother writes an amusing article
about her experience feeding her boys.
Among other things she says:
"Thrco chubby, rosy-choeked boys.
Hob, Jack and Dick, aged G, 4 and 3
years respectively, are thrco of our
reasons for using and recomcndlng tho
food, Grape-Nuts, for theso youngsters
havo been fed on Grape-Nuts since in
fancy, and often between meals whon
other children would havo been given
"I gavo a packago ot Grape-Nuts to
a neighbor whose 3 year old child was
a weazened llttlo thing. 111 half tbo
tlmo. Tbo llttlo tot ato the Grape
Nuts and cream, greodlly and tho moth
er continued tho good work, and It
was not long before a truly wonderful
chango manifested itself in tho child's
faco and body. Tho results wero re
markable, even for Grape-Nuts.
"Both husband and I use Grape
Nuts every day and kep strong nnd
well and havo threo of the finest
healthiest boys you enn find In a day's
Many mothers Instead of destroying
tho children's stomachs with candy
and caUo givo the youngsters n hand
ful of Grape-Nuts when they ro beg
ging for something In tho war of
sweets, Tho result la soon shown In
greatly Increased health, strength and
"There's n Ilcason,"
Look in pkgs. tor tho famous little
book, "Tho Itoad. to Wcllvlllo."
V.yrr read the abate Irltrrt A new
oar appura from lliue lu tlui. Ttir
are itruuluc, true, aud futl ut huniaai