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| EXPLORING A RIVER
The Niger, the Mystery of Africk, j
Was Long a Puzzle.
Ik SOLVED IN A CURIOUS WAY.!
wo "Armchair" Scientists, Who Never
Set Foot In the Dark Continent,
Worked Out the Problem of Where
V the Great Stream Entered the Sea.
Tfae Niger Is the third greatest river
?? #??>/! fhfi aloranfh in rank in
IS aiuca auu. iu< vuvu .u .w
the warid. A century ago nobody had
fovnd where the Niger river reached
tie sea, and as the mystery grew the
theory became popular that the Kongo
I ?r Zaire river was the lower part of
the Niger.
Hie moat impressive fact kuowB
aboit the Kongo wag that the majestic
flood it poured into the Atlantic freshened
the sea several miles from tb*
Hj^bore. It certainly was a great rirer.
fli M?ogo Park, the splendid and t&Hsrepii
young Scotchman who in??*u
^Bvated the modem era of African ?Bp
floration, was largely responsible for
B the theory that the Kongo might be the
H e*tiet of the Niger. He was enthomW
jkstic orer the idea. He wrote that if
B the theory turned out to be true the
m fact; in a commercial sense, would be
second in importance only to the die
terr of the Cape of Good Hope.
Tbe German geographer Reichard
became interested in the problem of
the Niger, and, gathering all data
I available with regard to the waters
in the equatorial regions of West Af
lica, he came to the conclusion that
*be Niger, must find its way to the
ocean through the streams of a delta
aad that this delta was probably on
the coast of the bight of Benin, where |
a large number of small streams were
known to enter the Atlantic.
Tiie eminent geographer hit the nail !
o the head. His theory told the truth. |
I 'Hie proDtem was soiveu in an aiiu-j
chair, but the English gentlemen, who
at that time were organizing the Tucker
(Kongo? expedition, laughed to
scorn the German hypothesis, declared
that Reichard's deductions were "entitled
to very little attention" and tbat
his data were "wholly gratuitous."
James McQueen was another arm
imroortwoMr hnt- thp hooks he
W vuau Ui* wu^uvv&t vw
I read were hundreds of black slaves
B taken to the West Indies from the NiB
ger river region. He had read Mungo
Park's fascinating story of his jour
ney down the Niger for hundreds of
I mites and thought it very strange that.
i bo explorer bad ever found where the
great river reached the sea. McQueen
k began to question every native of the
I lower Niger be could find and kept acI
cumulating this testimony for five
1?u~ n trt nnhlkh
Ut^lUiC Ut' T? a?3 t &auj iv
his results.
I la 1821. when he had sotved the puzale
to his satisfaction, he issued a book
in which he announced as a fact and
not as a theory that the Niger reached
the sea through a wide spreading delta
in the region of the "oil rivers." As e j
fact, the delta front is exactly where <
McQueen said it was. The oil rivers j
mm the rtpifn streams of the Niger.
I McQueen's book made more fun for
the learned geographers than any
comic newspaper. The idea that .an
obscure trader In the West Indies
should dream that his confabs with
ignorant slaves' had solved the Niger
mystery was a most amusing joke.
McQueen lived to see the day when his
loke was recognized as a solemn geo
I graphical fact
The Niger delta, one of the largest in j
the world, stretches 250 miles along j
the coast Most of its streams are
small and. skirting the coast one can
hardly observe them, so completely
are they hidden in the dense region of
mangrove swamps. Explorers soon
foond that they might struggle for
weeks up a stream only to prove it a
I blind alley.' for a peculiarity of the
, Niger is that not a few independent
rivers form between ttbe delta branches
and bare no connections with the
lilger itself. Most of the delta is a
network, difficult to enter or to retreat
JroszL
All nature is hideous there?the
brown waters lazily coursing, the evil
(odors of the slime and ooze, the repulsive
animal life from crocodile to i
- ? I
IPFtizons, lurking in tne snaaow iur
tbeir prey, and choice collection of
insect plagues, including the anopheles
mosquito, with its poisonous sting.
These terrible conditions, persisting I
for about forty miles inland, are then
succeeded by solid earth, noble trees
and sweet air, but the swamp region
of the iower delta is one of the most
forbidding parts of Africa.
tEichard Lander at last, in 1830.
floating down the Niger, was taken by j
- i ^ '
ft natives into me i\uu uraucu 01 me i
9 delta and descended it to the sea. The !
B Niger problem was solved.
I England gave the Niger a wide [
I berth till after 1S50. It was thought;
r to be a plague stricken region from j
I "which no good would ever come. Its
terrors have fled today before the ad 1
vance in knowledge. Large vessels
I ascend the Forcados branch, carry j
ing commerce to and from the far in- j
K terlor of Africa, a. i Nigeria, a com- j
B ing empire of industry. with its great |
jj| cattle, cotton, tin mines and other re|
sources, is joiged to the sea both by
I Bail and river.?Cyrus C. Adams in
I American Review of Reviews.
Diplomacy.
["Pa, wbat is diplomacy?'
"Diplomacy, my boy, is the art of being
disagreeable pleasantly."?Detroit
Free Press.
(Beaase tbe fountain If yof wonM
purify tbe stream*.?Alcott
MANSFIELD AS AN ACTOR. Y
His Genius Enabled Him +o Turn Bad
Parts Into Good Ones.
We were to o|*>u ;i new theater iu
Paiiton street, which was not ready, so
we were transferred to the Royalty, i
Mansfield was a youu^ man then,
about twenty-four. ! should say. He
was practically uu known. He soon
began t?> shine at rehearsal. His part j
wa? that of an old beau. J. <i. Taylor
was to play a certain waiter. The play
was an adaptation irom the French
Farnie wa* the adapter, with no pride
of authorship, so he allowed Mansfield
a good deal of liberty in the way of iu
teri>olatiou and business. Day by day
the part of the old beau was built up.
especially in Taylor's scenes, until
UonofiaM'? u?i*t th** nrnixir
MttUVU^IU n |'Ui i v ? . - r
tions of a lending character auJ Taj
Jot's part, which was the principal
corned j part of the play, faded away*
into the background. W? all bejran to
take notice of Mansfield and to per
ceive that his character was going to
be the part of the play.
One day Taylor rebelled. He told
Farnie and Alexander Henderson, the
manager of the theater, that he was
the leading comedian of the company
and that Mansfield's character had
now become the most important i>ersonage
in the comedy. He protested
violently. Farnie vai in a dilemma.
Mansfield's business and additions
were so clever and so valuable that he
deserved the prominence accorded to
him. Taylor was an important actor
and could not be dispensed with.
Mansfield came forward. "Would
Mr. Taylor like my part?" he said.
Taylor felt that, as the principal
comedian, the best part belonged properly
to him. He ought to have Mansfield's
part Mansfield
handed it to him. "By all
means." said he. "Here it is," and be
handed over the manuscript covered
with interpolations, corrections and
business.
We resumed our rehearsals.
"Von will allow me." said Mansfield
to Famie?"you will allow me the
same privilege with this new part .vou
were so gee jrous as to accord me with
the other? Mr. Taylor has the advantage
of my suggestions on the other
character: you will permit me to do my
best with this?"
15*7 ail moans" said Farnie. and to
work we went again. x
Mansfield built up again. Day by
day, little by little, bis new part absorbed
scene after scene.?E. H. Sothern
in Scri beer's.
Made a Costly Mistake.
A big commercial house in the middle
west raised the salary of one of its
officers to $40,000 a year.
The officer was greatly pleased.
"Now my ambition is satisfied," he
said.
Within two years the concern had
found a way to dispense with this officer's
services. It was done cleverly
and smoothly. The man never suspected
the real reason why he was released.
The head of the concern had overheard
his remark. "We want no men
in this business whose ambition is satisfied,"
he said. "When a man is satisfied.
when he ceases to plan and fight
for the future, we begin to lose money
on him."?Woman's ETome Companion.
Why She Made No Outcry.
"You, say." said the lawyer, "you
hoard this man break into your house
in the dead of night, and yet you made
no effort to call for help."
'That is so."
"Were you too frightened to call
out?" "No.
I was not disturbed a particle.
He bumped into the rocker of a chair
and swore, so I thought it was my husband."?Detroit
Free Press.
\
TUA rltAApfi I Ca
Do not be grumpy in yonr own home.
Some folks sare all their smiles for
company or special occasions. It is far
more necessary to happiness to be
cheerful in yonr own home and with
your own family. If the home is happy
one can bear rudeness met elsewhere.
If the home is happy the tep
pin ess will radiate among neighbors
and friends.?Milwaukee Journal.
Electricity's Friends and Foes.
Experiments have shown that the
best conductors of lightning, placed in
the order of conductivity, are metals,
gas coke, graphite, solutions of salts,
acids and water.
The best nonconductors, ending with
the most perfect insulation, are india
rubber, gutta percha. dry air and gases,
wool, ebonite, silk, glass, wax. sulphur,
resins and paraffin.
Renewing Rubber.
Rubber that has lost its elasticity
may be rejuvenated, according to the
Journal de Pharmacie et de Chimie.
by immersing it for five minutes in a
bath of*glycerin mixed with twenty-!
five times its volume of distilled water
and heated to 70 degrees C. and then
drying it with filter paper.
:
Too Polite.
Little Boy?That lady that talked to |
me in the park gave me some candy, j
Mother?I hope you were polite. Little j
Boy?Yes, ma. I was. Mother?What
did you say? Little Boy?I said I
wished nn had mef- her before he 20t
acquainted with you.?Chicago Herald. \
i
Not Facially.
"How do you preserve the paint so j
wonderfully?"
"I put many coats of varnish over j
it," explained the artist. "But," he;
added hastily. "I hardly think that
would work In your case, dear lady."?
Louisville Courier-Journal.
i
Time works wonders?and so would i
most people if they were ag tireless as
tkae. _ |
DOUBLED THEIR TROUBLE/
Vet Joel's Neighbors Thought They
Had Made a Good Bargain.
The shiftless owner of a worthless
old horse. Joel Turner, had been in the
habit of feeding the animal from the
cribs of his more enterprising neigh
bors until the patience of his victims
was completely exhausted. They had
caught him in the act of helping himself
to corn a number of times, and so
there was plenty of evidence to convict
him. but on account of his family
and his vindictive disposition no one
wanted to prosecute him.
One day. when Joel's neighbors were
discussing the situation, some one sug
gested that it wouia ue au aci 01
mercy?which would also solve their
problem?if they bought the old horse
and put it out of its misery.
This suggestion the conference
adopted. They subscribed a purse of
$10 and sent a committee of one to buy
the horse.
Here the plan was threatened with
failure. The committee reported thnt
A5/1 m?nf f/-? coll
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After a few days Jesse WinfleJd.
who thought himself something of a
diplomat, undertook to negotiate the
sale and to his surprise found Joel not
only willing but anxious to sell the
horse.
"That" said Jesse in a eonjrratula
tory tone, as he handed over the $16.
"was a good deal for you. You'll ^.et
lots more good our cr tue sio man you
would out oMbe old horse."
"That's rifcht" assented .loel. "1
know whero I can buy a team for
$10."?Youth's Companion.
USE OF FRENCH WORDS.
A Critic Scores This Habit of Some
Writers of English.
"People who use Trench in English
writing are always those who don't
know French very well." John L. Balderston
writes in the Atlantic, reporting
a conversation with George Moore.
"They use badinage for banter and
think there is a shade of difference or.
I suppose 1 should say, a nuance of
meaning. Then they write resume,
which they think more refined than
summary, and in Society every woman
is tres raffinee.
"I met an author who had written
'small and petite.' and I asked him
why he did it. He said petite can
mean dainty as well as smaii. ana i
said: 'It cannot. It means nothing but
small. But in any case if you wanted
to say dainty why didn't yon say dainty?'
"In my newspaper I met with an example
of this tendency. A dispatch
read something like this: 'The patriotic
citizens have been asked to give np
their gold ornaments and watches to
Ka mnlfa/l rlz-iTTTl Infn nnlfM3<3
UC UJUiCa v*v?* M ?MW vv.M
are souvenirs.' A man must be without
any aesthetic sense whatever to
write souvenir when he might have
written keepsake. It has associations,
that word keepsake. It lives, breathes,
runs, jumps, flies. But souvenir in
English is a corpse."
A Master of Proportions.
An eager young teacher was reviewing
the Sunday school lesson in a mission
church in Brooklyn. The subject
was Moses and the bush that burned
without being consumed. The boys of
ten or twelve had been greatly interested
in the story and were now eager
to expose their knowledge. Answers
followed her questions with the rapidity
of a machine gun.
"Now. Harry, it's your turn."
"Yessum." was the confident answer.
"Tell me what there was about this
burning bush that was different from
any bushes that have burned since."
The boy knew?you could tell from
the snapping of his eyes?but he paused
to formulate his words. "Why.
ma'am, you see, this here bush it burned
up, but it didn't burn down!" The
teacher could not have explained it
L ^ i 14 T7
ueuer uerseu.?iuuui ? uumpauiv/u.
Where Bluebeard Lived.
Most of our readers have heard of
Bluebeard, the enterprising gentleman
who made a hobby of marriage and
had a way of his own for getting rid of
superfluous wives. Probably very few
people, however, know that the story
has any sort of basis in fact Yet on
thp banks of the world famous Bosdo
ni3, near Constantinople, there is situated
a picturesque old medieval fortress
known as "Bluebeard's castle,"
which is sajd to have been the abode
of a terrible old pasha whose playful
little ways gave rise to the story.?
Wide World Magazine.
Byron's Deformity.
Lord Byron had a Club foot and was
acutely conscious of the fact to his last
day. Vet he was a fiDe boxer, having
taken lessons from one of the famous
"bruisers" of his time. He was also a
splendid dancer, and. as everybody
iiC O ?? ULU LUC
Dardanelles, in emulation of one of his
Greek heroes. Leander.
An Inference.
"Did she say she was going to the
drug store?"
"No."
"How do you know she was then?"
"She said she was going out walking
for her complexion."?Browning's Magazine.
Fooled.
"The boys were so noisy I thought
I'd get an office girl."
"Well?"
441 Ktr ornm T ??nt nriA that could
whistle!"?Kansas City Journal.
Brief but True.
"What is the surest way to become
popolkr?"
"Mind ycrer own business."?Detroit
Free Press.
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OLD TIME HARVESTS.
A Reminder of the Days When You
Were a Boy on the Farm.
If y*?u were a hoy on the farm you
i will recall vividly what harvest inear *
j to you. for you had t<> c-a/ry water, ana j
j harvest hands were a thirsty set, nor i
] did tiniy seem to care how far it was to
the spring or how badly ehapped your
feet.
When uot carrying water you were
busy gathering sheaves. which was
about the hardest work in sight, or at
| least you thought it was.
When dinner came you would be so
j hungry that there did not seem to be
enongh on the table to satisry you. to
say nothing of the hungry bunch. In
this you would be somewhat disap
pointed, for there was always enough
! for all.
Then for an hour's rest, during which
the men would sprawl out in the shade
of a tree or on the porch in the greatest
comfort. And maybe you would
hare found a good pine* to rest your
weary bones and about to settle into it
when one of the cradlers would come
along with a leaky bucket in one hand J
and a dull scythe tu the other and or- J
der you to come along rind turn the
grindstone while you were resting.
Didn't it seem that they had a spite
at a boy in harvest time on the farm?? i
Erasmus Wiliwn in Pittsburgh Ga j
| zette-Times.
TWIN BORDER TOWNS.
! They Sit Right on the Line That Separates
Us From Mexico.
Along the lengthy frontier separating
this country from Mexico, which extends
from the Pacific ocean to the
I gulf, there are seven 6r eight towns
i which sit right upon the line.
j Half of each of these towns is Amer-!
, ican, the other half Mexican. Somei
times the Rio Grande cuts them in the
I two halves, sometimes only a shallow
! nrmrn anri snmpfimes nothine at all
j but the imaginary mathematical line,
i These are what I call the twin towns.
I El Paso has for its twin Juarez,
j Douglas has' Agua Prieta, Presidio is
I sister to Ojinaga. Eagle Pass to Pie|
(Iras Negras, Brownsville to Matai
moros. and Laredo. Naco and Nogales.
| United States, are one with JNuevo
I Laredo. Naco and Nogales, Mexico,
i Usually the American town is larger ;
and of more importance than the Mexican
town. It is bigger, more hustling,
cleaner, ever so much more enterprisj
ing. But the little salamander sister
i across the way, indolent in the golden
I dust and the sun,- achieves in some
mysterious way and without effort a
beauty, a color and a grace foreign,
perhaps for always, to the big hustler.
?James Hopper in Collier's Weekly.
He Met the Note.
~ i J1-4- 2~
unce upon a ume a muuiauj m
Washington called on. President Andrew
Jackson and told of a government
clerk who owed her a big bill for
board. In those days it was easy to
have access to the White House.
President Jackson listened to her
i storv and advised her to get a promis
sory note from the clerk and put it in
bank. She replied:
"I've done that twice, general, and
i he won't pay even then."
."Is that so?" said the president in
surprise. "Now. you go and get his
note and bring it to me. I simply
want to see it. and I'm sure that the
clerk will pay that note. Go and
bring it to me."
Tho lnndlndv did so and soon return
ed with the promissory note. The
i president tnrned it over and wrote
across the back of it his own indorsement.
"A. Jackson/'
The note was paid at maturity.
Aptitude.
My observation in life leads me to
believe that nearly every human being
has an altitude?that is, there is something
that he ?r she can do better than
aU other thingf. One in a "hundred,
again, has a remarkable aptitude, and
In one in a thomand this aptitude is
developed into something extraordinary.
It then amounts to natural insight
and constitutes genius. Now, a
perfect system of education, if it coutyl
be devised, would be one which, while
developing to the fullest extent all the
faculties, would allow free play to the
special aptitude.?From "The Autobiography
of Charles Francis Adams."
Music In Plants.
There is music in plants. The fern
leaf of the varieties common here represents
a bit of music. From the tip
of the fern to tho center there is a
crescendo, from there to the root there
is a diminuendo, and as we reach the
last we should have to mark a retard,
it is beautiful. Flowers grow rythmically.?Henry
Turner Bailey.
Famous Fables.
; "My ancestors came over in the Mayflower."
"This is our family coat of arms."
"Oli, I bad plenty of cbances to marry.
but I preferred to remain single!"
"My kid sot off an awfully funny remark
yesterday. Listen"?
?New York World.
More Effective.
"I see ye've invested in a vacuum
cleaner." a neighbor said to Mrs. Jones.
; "Do ye like it better tban the old fash
j ioned broom?"
I "You bet yer life I do," Mrs. .Tones I
answered. "I kin knock Jones twice
! as fur with it.M?Exchange.
Something In His Favor.
"There's one thing I will say for that
fellow whose mistakes cause so much
' trouble."
"What is ft?" j
"He doesn't claim that his intentions i
were good aBybow." ? Detroit Free |
| Pre?. j
MRS. ANNIE HOWE
HAS PASSED AWAY
I
President's Sister Dies at New
London, Conn. Frneral in Columbia.
I ??
The State.
Mrs. Annie Howe of Philadelphia,
sister of President Wilson and wife of
the late George Howe, D., of Columbia^
died early yesterday at a summer
hotel in New London, Conn., after
1 1 C ; 1 1 ? ^ ? TT-i + U nrtr?r>li_
several ween, a vi mu?3 n iui plicated
peritonitis.
The president and Mrs. Wilson will
attend the funeral services, which will
be held in the First Presbyterian
church of Columbia tomorrow, on the
arrival of a Seaboard Air Line train
from the N,orth, which is due at 11:35
a. m. . |
The funeral party will proceed di
j rectly from the Seaboard station at
Gervais and Lincoln streets to the
church, at Lady and Marion streets, i
A brief service will be conducted by
| the pastor, the Rev. A. W. Blackwood,1
with the assistance of the Rev. Thorn- J
I ton Whaling, D. D., president of Co-;
! lumbia seminary. Interment will be '
made in the family plot at the centre'
! of the churchyard. The committal
I service, which will be private, will be 1
j brief and simple.
i Leaves Three Children.
| The president is at his summer residence,
Shadow Lawn, in Long Branch.j
J He will join the funeral party this j
j afternoon at Trenton^ N. J. Mrs. Wil'
^ - ?? Tt on/1 ci Y
| son, Ur . y a. vri aj ouu uuu u>- |
| secret service men will probably be
| the only other persons in his private
I car. The family group coming from
New London comprises Joseph) R.
j Wilson of Baltimore, Mrs. Howe's
^ brother; George Howe of Chapel Hill,
N. C., and Wilson Howe of Richmond
i her sons, with their wives, and Mrs. (
I Annie Howe Cothran, the only daught- J
er, with her five year old daughter, J
Josephine. George Howe is profesnf>
t ot-in at thA TTniversitv of i
; SU1 VI ix*ua ww ^
fforEh Carilina. Wilson Howe is an
officer of the Chesapeake & Ohio
railroad. Mrs. Cothran is the wife of J
I a Raleigh attorney, Perrin Cothran, j
I formerly of Abbeville in this State..
j IMss Margaret iWSlson, the president's '
I daughter, who has been Mrs. Howe's
j companion during the whole of Iher
I residence this summer at New London^
j is not expected to attend the funeral.
| President Wilson has intimated to
I in /Vklnmhia tr* -whivm the
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making of arrangements for the fun.eral
was intrusted, that it will accord
with his late sister's desires and his 1
own if no official cognizance be taken
of the occasion. He comes not as
president but as a bereft brother, returing
to his old home to bury (his
only sister. Honors which would otherwise
be .piid him will therefore be
omitted out of deference to his preferI
ences and those of the family.
! The funeral party after the inter
ment will proceed some to the private j
cars parked at the Seaboard station,
others probably to apartments which
have been reserved at the Jefferson
hotel. Most of those expected have
undergone severe and continuous
strain during the long period in which
Mrs. Howe lingered in a critical condition.
They will leave Columbia at
6:15 o'clock tomorrow evening via the
Seaboard Air Line.
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Flowers will be sent to cne cnurcu
Monday morning between the hours of
9 and 11.
The following have been invited to
serve as pallbearerse: James Wood
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if ? dL-*Jxni^ \^vv.
rov%-. Douglas McKay, McDavid Hortoo,
Julius H. Taylor, M. D., Reed :?mith
and Joseph Hyde Pratt. Dr. Pratt is
colleasrue of George Howe iu the
faculty of t e North Carolina State
University. He will join the party In
Raleigh tomorrow morning.
Rests Beside Hnsband.
Mrs. Howe will rest beside her late
husband, the "beloved physician" of
Columbia, who died April 20, 1895.
The same modest shaft which marks
his grave will indicate hers also. But a
few feet away and in the same railed
inclosure are the graves of her father
and mother, the Rev. Dr. and Mrs.
Joseph Ruggles Wilson. Nearby reposes
her late husband's fithert the
writer and theologian, George Howe.
Mrs. Howe's little daughter, Jessie
Wood row Howe, born October 30.
1878, who died January 30, 1885, is
i - J _
ouneu in tutj iitmny piut.. ane ?closure
it in the centre of the wailed
churchyard, on the north side of th*
walk which connects the IMtetrion
street gate with that giving on Bull
street. The elder George Howe was
many years ia. teacher in the Columbia
seminary.
Dr. and Mrs. Howe lived for many
years at 1531 Blanding street, diagonally
opposite Columbia seminary, and
the dwelling is still known as "the
Howe house." The nearest surviving
relative in Columbia of Mrs. Howe is
tan aunt, the venerable Hts. Felie B,
Woodrow.
Wilson Cancels All Arrangements
fo r Speaking and Hnrries to
Sister's Funeral*
Long Branch, ,N. J., Sept. 16.?Cancelling
all political engagements for
the first part of next week? President
Wilson today made plans for leaving
for Columbia tomorrow (afternoon to
attend the funeral of his sister, Mrs.
(imnie Howe, who died this morning,
at New London, ^Conn.
The president had planned to speak
in St. Louis MTednesday before -an.
underwriter's convention. He arrang
ed for Secretary aaKer to uikc ilUO
place. -He also bad a number of
political engagements Monday.
News of Mrs. Howe's death reached
the president while he was at breaikfast.
He wao greatly shocked, although
he was told several days ago while
at New London that it was impossible
? TT~ V?o>l Tvlor?rio<1 tn
for ner to xive. Xlt; iiau yiuuuv.
return to New London before her
death.
Accompanietd by Mrs. Wilson ?and
Dr. C. T. Grayson, the White House
physician, the president will motor to
Trenton, N. J., tomorrow afternoon
and at 4:56 p. m., will join his brother,,
Joseph R. Wilson of Baltimore; his
daughter, Miss Margaret Wilson, and
- ?< ?:n m
several other relatives, wno wm
with IM"rs. Howe's body to Columbia.
The funeral party will arrive at Columbia
Monday morning at 11:30
o'clock and the funeral will be held
soon after the arrival of the train.
Mr. Wilson will leave there at 6:15
o'clock Monday afternoon^ arriving
back here at 1:10 Tuesday afternoon
The president has an engagement to
speak in Baltimore September 25 foefore
the National Grain Dealers' association
and expects to fill it Tentative
arrangements. for speeches in
his porch campaign here will be .held
up until after his return from Columbia.
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