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LAW OP PROQRE88.
It tc not atone by tag dependency
of Inferior governments, necessitating
protective or punitive Intervention by
stronger nations, that the peaceful
equilibrium la destroyed; a state need
not bo morally ami pecuniarily bank
nipt In order to become a menace to
Its near or more distant neighbors.
Financial or Industrial Instability re;
suiting from unwise laws or bad man-
agement In any country makes Itself
felt the world nround. The severest
money panic In Great Britain during
the past generation bad Its origin In
Argentina. Minding one's business
and nil that Is Implied by the- words.
la the surest means for tho attainment
of universal peace nnd for the ad
vancement of the human race, says
Philadelphia Record. The twentieth
.century, thinks Ambassador tlrycf
will be renowned for commerce, for
.progress In the manner and comfort
of living, for the successful extraction
from this world of nil tho boons It
offers to those who are willing to go
nftcr them. "Every nation will strive
for' commercial supremacy; and this
means that every one of Its citizens
will have to work toward this end.
But the competition, that will follow
will be but an Inccntivo to adv.-vaclng
each nation on the path toward per
Tho Maiden Lano Savings bank of
Kew York city, has sent out a circular
saying that after an experience of
five years with women tellers It feels
justified In pronouncing them a sue
cess. What experience tho institution
had before launching Into the expert'
incnt of superseding men with women
In these positions. It docs not dis
close; hut It says that they are punc
tual, pleasant to customers and quick
nt detecting discrepancies in slgna
tures of drafts. It also Intimates that
they are exceptionally reliable, affirm
ing- that since they havo been in office
there has been no shortage of cash
entrusted to their care, and, there
fore, no need to -call upon their bonds
Australia is sending a commission
to tho United States with n view to
eecuring emigration from this country
to tho antipodes. Possibly Australia
has beard how Canada is attracting
desirable American citizens and their
money, and wants to get Into the
game. But there Is a big difference
between moving Just over the border
and going 12.000 of 13,000 mMes. moBt
ly by sea, Australia undoubtedly of
fers many inducements to settlers but
It may be predicted that the rush
from the "United States In that dlrec
tlon "will not be of overwhelming pro
portions. ) ,
The. story from San Francisco thai
the. United State's steamer Teanesee
took a weather report from Tablo
Bluff, on the coast of northern Cali
fornia, when ehe was five days out
from Honolulu on her way to the Ad
miralty Islands, and 4,550 miles dis
tant from the bluff, establishes a rec
ord for wireless telegraphy that may
nave a depressing influence on the
market for telejrapb. wire. It also
gives the weatherr bureau a, wider
zone of influence than it has ever be
Consider tbe,case of the'pork pack
ers. Tbey nsiert .that the .supply of
bogs is 24 per cent, smaller than It
ras ten years ago, that the corn to
feed their hogs coets twice as much
as it did then, and that the number
of pork eaters la the country baa in
. creased 15 per cent They would like
to know, you know, where they would
get off if tbey didn't make the prices
higher. Well, tbey cannot charge
themselves with having neglected to
make tbe prices high enough, anyhow.
Dr. Wiley, United Statas pure food
commissioner, warns girls that the
eating of fudge Is a pernicious habit
and makes them fat Women will un
dergo great sacrifices for the sake of
their beauty, tut he,n, it comes to giv
ing up fudge, (or generations the de
light and colsco of womankind, the
atraln la great as when a man Is
asked to give up smoking to avoid a
A Wall street man was fined In a
New York courtroom for putting on
his bat before be Jet the room. Per
liaps Uie action waa natural, in con
sideration of Wall streot's "view that
ijt owns the land and ail the contents
Ko, ffentJo reader, the young man
isn't afraid to walk on sidewalk
crack for tut of changing bit luck.
Ijle to Jit vretlking sti-pnjftn jvur
jb rlrJ'i train.
FAFT CUTS OUT INDIANA
FRIENDS AT WHITE HOUSE REFUSE
TO ADMIT ENGAGEMENT.
President Gracefully Dodges What Might
Develop a Tempest Within the
Vwishlnirton. President Taft h can
fried hi engagement to visit Indianap
olis on May 5. While no statement ha
been Issued in regit nl to this decision,
It is believed to be the direct result of
the erenl at the Indiana state Itepubli
tan convention yesterday.
It is not even, admitted at tho White
House1 that the presulenl had a definite
encasement to visit Indianapolis.
it was said by friends of the minimis-
trillion that if the president spoke at In
dianapolis at nil, he would more than
probably feel compiled to express ins
well-known views repurding the Payne-
Ahlriih tariff Mil, .
NV matter what Senator Heverhlge
attitude toward the administration may
be ami the president toM several of his
callers today, it Is ald, that be had mi
doubt in his mind on that subject
ho ilid not care to be drawn into the
Indiana fight In any way. The president
is anxious for Itcpubliean success in In-
diaifa,Jund hoe$ that the Kepuhlieans,
under whatever leadership they choose,
may be able to turn the-tlde against the
It was Mid at the Whits- House today
that the president's trip West, which be
gins April 29, will be curtailed probably
several days, and that this was perhaps
responsible for dropping Indianapolis.
MAN LYNCHED IN JAIL YARD
Son Strung Up, but Cut Down Before
Life Was Extinct.
Houton, Tex. Following a ena
tional attempt to escape jail, the wound
ing of three men and the recapture of the
jailbreakers, I-rank Hates was hanged in
the jail at On ten ilk-, Leon county.
Dolly Hates, a son of the man executed,
was nlo strung up, but cut down before
life was extinct.
The manner in which the mob gained
access to the jail Ls not known, but the
ail doors were not carried-by assault.
How the keys were obtained remains to
Whep Jell St. John, the Jailer, jenterej
the cell in which the Hates were confined
he was jounced upon by lXilly Hates and
thrown to one" side. Itotli 'prisoner mnde
a simultaneous dash for the street,
which they reuched and traversed 100
yards, when they were forced to surren
der after St. John had been allot in the
mouth and the two Hates had been
wounded ill the exchungr of shots.
The escapinc men were loth armed
with piitols, which'it Is presumed, they
snatched in dashiug from the jail or else
had been smugghM in to them.
The Hates -were charged with the mur
der of Han Moon, near Manmrz, last Dp
HANDS OFF STATE ELECTIONS
Tait Will Hot Bolster Republicans by
Washington. State elections arc not
to be inlluciiced by olitical appoint
ments made from the White House, If
President Taft can prevent it. He showed
this when lie refused to decido a con
troveiny which will have some inlluencr
on the coming elections In Wc-st rr-
cinhu The .following statement was is
fiind'at tho White House in regard to
"The president has concluded pot to
decide tho issue between tho senators
from Virginia and Congressman Hub
bard, In regard to the postmasters at
I i M , t .
j-mruiuuui. huh vmrHsuurg, mini uuer
the senatorial controversy has been set
tled, in order to avoid seeming to take
part in the controversy."
Xew York. Gen. Thos. IT. Hubbard.
president 'of the Peary Arctic Club, in
recognition of tho first annhersary of
the discovery of the north polo by Com
maimer Hoot. h. I'eary, sent tho follow.
ing telegram ia the president of the
'hamber of commerce of Marion. Ind.i
"The Pi-ary Arctic Club congratulates
the .Marion dumber of commerce on its
opportunity to haul first annual celcbra
uo u allaiurm-ni norm pole, it lends you
Peary for this date only, and invites you
to join IU later celebrutiou of historic
Fight Deserters' Pensions.
Washington. The military committee
of the house will split over an attempt
to put on the pension roils soldiers of
the Civil War who are charged with
desertion. One member of the committee
ias declared that there' are more than
60,000 soldiers ho charged, eclinlcally or
otherwise, who would become, eligible to
tlie (Miisiiin rolls,
Ex-Presidents' Mail Goes Free. . .
Washington. Kx.-1'resident Itoosevelt
and all other ex-presidents of thu United
Mutes, or their wMowh, will he grunted
tho fruiiklng privilege for mail during
tlielr lifetime under the terms pf a bill
passed by the house by a veto of 120
to 70. '. ,
Thaw's Millions Imagintry. jj'
A'ew York. Tho million credited to
Harry K. Thaw ut the time ho I; I Hod
Stanford While did not exist, so his
mother, Mm. Mary Copley Thatv, testl-
el in the sun py Uilford W, Hartridfje.
to collect $93,000 for service in Thaw's
triul, Mr. Thaw was asked if her 6n
was not iudi-u.a(eiitlr wealthy at the
tiui'v he engaged ilartfidge.. 'life had
some money" th rrn.'ied, "but not near
ly us much us tho newspapers stated."
UJiat was ho worth!" "I should eaj
HOW'D YOU LIKE
In France It Is Proposed That No Airship Be Allowed to Fly Over a Town
TEDDY DINES WITH KING
TALKS WITH HIM PRIVATELY TOR
ALMOST AN HOUR.
Former President Visits Tombs of Ra
phael, Kings Victor Emmanuel
Rome. Twice cx-Prcsident Theodore
Roosevelt wns the guest of King Vic
tor Emmanuel, on Monday. The Ling
received the ex-president at 'an early
hour at the Quirinal with particu
lar wtrmlh, and tbey talked together
for nearly on hour. In the exening
there was a grand dinner at tho palace
given by thu king and quc-n in honor
of Col. ltoo.ewlt and his family. Oreat
preparations lave been going on .for
this event, and the queen herself direct
ed all the arrangements, desiring Oat
no detail should be neglected.
Following the audience, Mr. Hoossvelt
said the king had Wn so gracious and
flattering both to him eronally and to
his country that ha felt ha should not
make public anything concerning then
The formalities of the reception con
cluded, King Victor personally conducted
Mr. Hooseielt to the hall of the palace.
When the time came to say good-bye kt
majesty invited .Mr. HooMivrlt to-drive
with him Tuesday morning, -.incisor-
ereian explained that though they woulj
dine together at the court, he dctlrcilto
see and talk with his guet further
From the Quirinal Mr. Itoosevelt drswe.
to wie i unwicon. jH-vuim inc. vjiiuu vi.
tt..i ii . a .1.1 . 1. .
his ancient memories, this spot Is sacred,
as it contains the tombs of Raphael,
King Victor Emmanuel II, the father of
his country, and King Humbert. At tli
entrance to the temple Mr. Koos7eU
was saluted by the veterans of the wrj
of Italian Independence, who for thirty
two years hate guarded night anil day
the tomb of their chief.
The guest shook hands with each of
tho veterans, congratulating them upon
the honorable duty in which they were
engaged and saying that hn had wished
not to leave Home without pa) ing tril-
ute of respect to the memory of the
founder of L'nitcU Italy. He brought
two wreaths, which were placed uk)ii
tho tombs of Victor Emmanuel II and
The determination of Mr. Itooevelt to
forego un audience with l'ojic Pius X
rather than subscribe to the conditions
imposed by the Vatican has created a
sensation. This unfortunate and unex
pected iucident overshadows every other
feature of the distinguished Americans
visit to the Eternal City.
Mr. Roosevelt sought an audience, with
the pontiff through American Anitas
dor Irishman and received a reply that
the holy father would bo delighted to
receive him, but the answer was coupled
with an expression of the hope tlut the
audience would not he prevented by such
a regrettable incident us mads uu audi
ence for Vice-President Fairbanks im
Mr. Itoosevelt In turn staled that lie
could not arcejit any stipulation limiting
his freedom of conduct.
To tho latter message the Vctlrun
made answer that tho audience could
not tako place excepting ou the under
standing first mode known.
Texas Wins Oil Case.
Washington.- The supreme court of
the United .States decided the case of the
Southwestern Oil Company versus the
State of Texas lu fuvor of the state, thus
upholding the ccnstitutlonality of the
Texas state Uw known as tho Kennedy
tux law, which Uxee a tax of two per
cent, on the grosa receipt froui the sale
of oil, uaptlu, etc.
The court held that a clusMlllratiou of.
nholesule dealers a distinct from retail
dealers for pur'toms of taxation was a,
proper exervisu of state power.
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Arkanais Lr.w Valid.
Washington.--Thu constitutionality of
the Arkuusas statute forbidding the
drumming on trains fur business for phy
sicians, bath house, hotels and board
ing houses wan Upheld by tho supremo
court of tho United Slates to tho cuse
of the statu ugalnst Al T. Williams, u
boarding house proprietor of Hot Springs.
Omaha 1U 31,000,000 Fire.
Ouuthu, Nib. A conservative estimate
pacts tho total lot in Monday jjJM
Urt t nearly 41,000,000.
TO BE THE COP?
BRYAN'S HOME COMING
WANTS NO DEMONSTRATION WHEN
HE LANDS IN NEW YORK.
Ii Sincere in the Matter and Ills Withei
Will Be Regarded by His Friends.
Hot Springs, Ark. William Jennings
Ilryau, writing from Buenos Ay res to
(liairin.tu Norman K, Mack of the na
tional IH-inoeratic committee, urges thai
no demonstration of any sort be made
over his arrival in Xew York. "Anything
of that sort would be misconstrued and
misinterpreted," Is the language of Mr,
Bryan. The letter was dated February
54, more than die week ago, and ha
been delayed in transmission, beldr
having to be forwarded after reaching
this country. Mr. Bryan state In tho
letter that the matter had just been
brought to his attention in the Buenos
Ayrv rcs, that there were being made
n New York arrangements for a recep
tion for the distinguished Nehraskan
I prefer to irrire and go immediately
West to my home," Is another ipuotatlou
trrinitted from a personal letter, written
'to Mr. Mark as a personal friend of Mr.
jlfryan. Mr. Mark stated In connection
'with the letter that it was a miuest that
i should l1 regarded, a.
URGE NATIONAL PROHIBITION
Anti-Saloon . League Urges Southerners
to Support Bill.
Atlanta, ! Resolutions advocating
national prohibition, railing upon all
thurchc to aid In the light for prohibl
tlon and condemning interstate tOmmtrc
laws as they now stand, allowing the
shipment of liquors from a wet to
dry state, were adopted at the closing
session of the Southern Antl-Nalooo
heagli convention here Monday.
. A resolution was adopted urging all
Southern representative and senators to
support the .Millcr-t urtlt bill now icnd
tug in congress, which provide for the
segregation of IUuor in it treatment
under interstate commerce Una and per
nits any state to scire liquors sh!pied
withlu Its territory contrary to its las.
FIGURES COST OF LIVING
Wages Do Not Keep Pace with Trice
Washington. Senator Lodge, chair
man of the select committee which is
fntestigating tin cost of living, Monday
presented to the senate a mass of data
supplied by consular officer in Kiirojx,
Although it i difficult to rnakn com
parisons In the forms In which tho data
is given, tho committee Is convinced that
the paper will show that wage in no
European country have kept pare with
wage iu America, and foulstulfs have
advanced out of proortlon to income,
rx-cially a applied to the laboring
AMBASSADOR TO WORLD.
Rev. Dr. MacArthur Selects New Pott for
New York. T nominate Theodora
Rbosetclt for ambassador extraordinary
to all the court of tho world in the
Interests of universal and perpetual
peace," said the Rev. Dr. R. S. Mae-
Arthur Sunday to his current event
class In Calvary Baptist church. His
proposal was applauded. Dr. .MacAr
thur was dietikihg "What shull wo do
with Col. Roosevelt I"
"No more exalted mission can be
named for any man In tho world today,"
Dr. MacArthur continued. "The time is
coming uheu the nations shall learn to
war no more. Here wu have a notuhlo
tfpheru of the varied talents, remarkable
skill and widu experience of Col. Roose
velt, lie ha the ear of the civilized
world iu pluce high and low u no other
man ever had. To him door of pulace
and cubiuet will readily open,
Railway' Costs $9,600,000 a Mile.
New York. Tho lVuusylvuiila railroad
ojH-ncd to public Inspection for the first
tlino today 10.5 miles of the most ex
pensive construction work, foot for foot,
ever attempted namely. It tunnel and
terminal improvement froin Harrison,
N.' J., to Sunnyside, Long Island. The
uverugu cost of a mile of steam railroad
is about $23,000) the cost per milo ol
the tunnel and terminal Impruvcuiiit
h'us beu more than $0,000,000. Ths
company has thus fa. .upended $,02
ow,uuu mm will speua $1110,000,000 bit
for fho liuprotcuicut Is rvuipletcd, j
TKIAL OF JAP SPIES
Army men say there ark many
CHANCES Or CONVICTION.
Nothing WIU Be Dene by Japan Until
Matter Has Bern Decided by ths
Washington. The secretary of tht
navy, Friday, ordered that tho two citi
lens of Japan who Mere held by Moj
Ueii. I)unl, commanding In the Philip
pines, on charges of obtaining Inform
lion about the defense of Manila should
be turned over to the clUI authorities,
there lieiug no federal statute covering
It I tint admitted at the war deart
nient or at tho state department that
Jainn ha In any way let its Interest In
the ease be known to this government.
Baron I'ehlda, the Jaianes minister,
however, said In answer to specine iiie
"I shouldn't think that my govern
lucnt Mould Interest itself in this mat
trr while It Is the hands of the I'nlted
State authorities. I do not know that
any action It contemplated, but certain
ly nothing will be done until after the
cases are disputed of by the authorities,
that. Is if any action were neeeary.
No Information regarding the purpose
of the inlsaadors cajl at the state de
partment was vouchsafed by him. It
was expected that he wotdd avoid a di
russlou of the rase on its merits, even
lad he conferred on the subject.
Officials In another department, how
ever, state that there was not the
slightest chance that Jaiun would Inter
fere in government conduct of the case.
This statement was made after the rail
of the amlasssador. Tlx reason for the
prediction was the official Iwllef that the
Japanese foreign office rouM not afford
to aume the attitu-Ie of publicity ami
officially defending its citlcns on pecu
liar charge which wete made against
HASKELL TALKS PROHIBITEN
Government Can Interfere with Individ
Atlanta, (ia. "As a soldier is com
pelted to swear allegiance i1ii country
before he I allowed to light her bat
tles, so should a candidate be made to
swear allegiance to a jitlon of author
Ity," drcUred Gov. Cliarle N. Haskell
of Oklahoma In an address before the
convention of the Southern Antl-Ha
loon league here. ftov. Haskell was
urging the- election of only anti-liquor
candidate to office.
Discussing the right of the government
to prohibit the sale of intoxicants, Uov,
Haskell said i
"Autl-prohibltionist argue that prohi
hltioo hinders the private right of rili
tens. Till i undoubtedly true, hut th
juvcrnment lias a right to do this. Sell
ne'of poisons Is prohibited by law. A
man who buys carbolic acid is buying It
with his own tnoueyrand If h whcs to
drink It, It is purely personal matter,
but the law denies III in the right.
Gas Pipes for Arkansas.
Washington. By unanimous consent,
the houe passed a bill to grant a right-
of-way over the public domain In Arkaii
saa for oil or gas pl line. Tills meas
ure was pasted by the senate after a
spirited speech by Senator Davis of Ark
ansas, who chargvd that it was III the
interest of the Standard Oil Company.
Mr. RnblnMin of Arkansas nude an ex
tended explanation of the measure, call
ing attention to the provision that If
any conifNiiiy acting under it shohld vio
late the Sherman antl-trutt law all its
right would be forfeited.
Bones of Confederate Dead.
Gettysburg, Pa. A few human bones
are the. content of a shallow grave just
found at tht1 foot of IU1 Cemetery hill.
The bone are supposed to b those ol
one of the Louisiana Tigers, which com
mand, on tho morning of July S, IMrtJ,
charged the steep declivity and spiked
the guns of Weidrlch' Federal battery.
The Confederate were driven buck to
their position nt the foot of the hill
Evidently this body was missed when
the Confederate Jcad on this battlefield
were exhumed and taken to Hollywood
cemetery at Itichmoud.
Hat Pins in Congress.
Washington. Any woman wearing a
Satpin whose oint project more than
an inch beyond the hat will be subject
to arrest Iu the District of Columbia,
If a bill Introduced by Represoitativo
Coudrey of .Missouri should ho enacted
2,000,000 Matches Deslroyed.
St. Louis. Mure than two million
package of matchr went up in amnke
during a spectacular firy that destroyed
two udjoiuing factories of the Diamond
Match Company, with a total los esti
mated nt $173,000,
Booth's Array Wins.
New York. The .Salvation Army, or-
guliiml by Wra. Booth, wca a victory
in the supremo court, which prohibit
It rival, "The American Salvation
Army," from using this title or repre
senting Itself to bo Iu any way connected
with the original orguiiltatlon.
Piobe Barrell Soaking.
Washington So-called "recovery
houses, which obtain spirits by soaking
empty barrels, have- bcu nillid on by thu
internal revenue bun-mi to show muse
why they should not be prohibited from
continuing this practice. There aro
about thirty such house in tho country,
and the estimate ia muda thut thoy ob
tain ut least two gallon of spirits from
each barrel by the soaking process, In
consequence of which the government
luvcs mors a. less rtvcuuu.
Ri-sponn must b madu to tho duurl
went' order by May 15.
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snot used It .in f-aihs.
Much of the throe.. 1Ettu
In horse is due to neglrt
See that jour hor u Mt ,j.
lowed to go Ume KctpSloia'i
Liniment on land and pp .
the first sign of stiff&est. h't
wonderfully penetrjunR -right
to the pot - teem Ve
sorrows limbers up th, mil
and mxles the bukIcj tlatie
Here's the Proof.
Mr. O, T. Rohrrti cf Kntn. Ci
awd rir UsiMBi cs s kom lot ,rk
WT snd tflKtM tkcrccj'icrrt. (lt
) rtmotel a iptrta ca s e). Tk!i
spsvln wi st u-p it i fn vjerr (,
taj mllnulto lh I Tit itacdi U Us.
Sltll SOd SIMSM1I U
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R-K.n. No. j, otn jij,
mit li IU but tful I tuts m tt
I KsJ a Bur th sa si.tu ta Ut uxk
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ntlnlr carsd her IV1r7.l1: .-'U
tK m I t (.J, r.i tcL r. .rp
sad lor trtrrta.sf sbctt IU it .k."
Sl-sn'i Lis Bent
will L4l a i;i-.-tn,
curb or r ' w
s-j!!cn f. ui
remedy for fL'ala,
fl4Sl' (VMk (Ml
Dr, E&rl S. Slots,
Boito, Km, C, S.A.
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Nlrnn'c Business Colligi
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GROW GINGER ALE
BuU trrbr. sstrtin4 X
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22 N. Front Slrool, Memphis, Tenn.
Agents for K MI' J ? if'"
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McDonnld Automobile Co.
270 Modluon Avo., Momphls,Teon.
Call, or w,U. us for oer llABO r"'"
0e JJ df.litn on ri i -i , .1
rooms. W lk '- , nuoM
lnuls In Ik Ho"1; ' i 1.1 HM
Ij to so per cent more nutil
uany other mutJ fw-l"0""
No ground bay or cat kulU
for prices vrt VMTn
JONES & ROGERS
dealer, In CHAIN' IUV ar.J clt
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