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FAIR PLAY, STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI,
TVTRS. NANCY SHARP, of
Los Angeles, who says she
received tho greatest surprise of
her life when Tanlac completely
restored her health after she had
almost lost hope of ever getting
well. Suffered twelve years.
"After seeing tho wonderful results
my husband obtained from Tanlac I
began Hiking the medicine myself, and
now we both agree tlmt It Is the
grandest medicine on earth," said Mrs.
Jv'ancy Sharp, a prominent and highly
esteemed resident of Los Angeles,
Calif., living at 021 Camulus street,
whose husband Is proprietor of the
Merchants' Kxpross Co.
"During the twelve years that I
suffered with Indigestion and stomach
trouble I tried nearly every medicine
1 heard about, but nothing helped me
and I lost faith in everything. So,
my wonderful restoration to health
has been the greatest surprise of my
"I began to feel an Improvement on
finishing my second bottle of Tnnlae,
and now after taking six bottles I am
like a new woman. 1 have a splendid
appetite, eat three hearty meals a day,
enjoy them thoroughly nnd am never
troubled In the least with Indigestion
or any other disagreeable after ef
fects. "Before taking Tanlac most every
thing I ate caused my stomach to
rebel and I would suffer for hours
nfterwnrds. V was so dreadfully
nervous that many nights I never
closed my eyes In sleep, but now I
am not the least nervous, and I sleep
Use a child. My strength has been
wonderfully Increased, and I have
much more energy.
"1 Just wish It was so everybody
troubled like 1 was knew about this
Tanlac Is sold by leading druggists
Knlcker Does Smith still enjoy
, Pocker Yes; he has built a pond
in his cellnr.
There is only one medicine that really
etanda out pre-eminent as a medicine for
curable ailments of the kidneys, liver and
Dr. Kilmer's Sivamp-Iloot stands the
highest for the reason that it has proven
to be just the remedy needed in thousands
upon thousands of distressing cases.
Swamp-Hoot makes friends quickly be
cause its mild and immediate effect is soon
realized in most cases. It is a gentle,
healing vegetable compound.
Start treatment at once. Sold at all
drug stores in bottles of two sizes. mdi
urn and large.
However, if you wish first to test this
great preparation send ten cents to Dr.
Kilmer A Co., Iiinghamton, N. Y., for a
sample bottle. When writing be sure and
mention this paper. Adv.
"You'll have to work hard If you
want to win Miss ISund, the heiress."
"Yes and I'll have to work a deuced
bight lmrder If I don't."
Garfield Tea, by purifying tho blood,
eradicates rheumatism, dyspepsia and
runny ehpinic ailments. Adv.
'!"' "irld Is triveii ns a prize for
tho jiuii in earnest. F. W. Robert
fcon. "Cold in the Head"
Is nn a' attack of Nasal Catarrh.
Those B.i'ject to frt-quent "colds In tlm
head' i: lind that tho use of HALL'S
C AT HtilH MEDICINE will build up the
bymem lanse the Hlood and render
them lea liable to colds. Repeated at
tacks uf A' uto Catarrh may lead to
HALL 8 CATARRH MEDICINE Is
taken internally and acts throuKh the
Hlood on tho Mucous Surfaces of the Sys
tem, thus reduclntf the Inflammation and
restoring wrmal conditions.
All Druggists. Circulars free.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio.
Some men who pat you on the back
would rather punch your head.
A little ti.nnoy Is often a dangerous
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PLAN 10 DIVIDE
ROAD BOND FUND
MISSOURI FEDERATION OF COM
MERCIAL CLUBS GIVES FIRST
OUTLINE OF SCHEME.
TO CONNECT COUNTY SEATS
In Resolutions Adopted It Opposes
Primary and Secondary Roads
and Wants Oiled Earth Roads
Defined as Hard Surfaced.
1 Jefferson City, Mo. -District and
county chairmen of the .Missouri Ked
( eratlon of Commercial Clubs road com
I mlttee, at a meeting held here, adopted
u resolution which will be sent to Olov
emor Hyde and tnoinlwrs of the legis
lature, opposing any plan to spend the
"state money on a few paved hlgh
, ways," demanding "equitable dlstrlbu
, tlon" of the iFCO.OtiO.Oix) road fund
"among all the counties of the state,"
1 and demanding that a constitutional
I amendment lie- submitted defining "hard
surfaced roads" to mean "graded,
i drained, dragged and oiled gravel and
earth roads" as well us Uiose of brick,
concrete or bitumen.
The committee also appealed to the
governor and the legislature to submit
an amendment by which maintenance
1 of tlie new road system will be paid
I for out of the bond issue Instead of by
a property tax.
The resolution Is the first definite
outline of the road program desired by
the federation, which has leon flght-
' lng the plan proposed by the Missouri
1 Good ltoads Federation, of which llar
' ry 15. Ilawes Is president.
! The Ilawes plan, as defined In a
statement from his office, Is to pass
I laws which will guarantee the spending
of the ?(a),0O),CH)0 Issue upon a con
nected system of stuto highways under
! a non-partisan, non-salaried eommls
1 slon appointed by the governor, which
shall act on the advice of and counsel
I of a high-salaried chief engineer. The
I plan is that the roads must be con
i nected. must touch each county and
J must be of a type of construction suf
ficiently durable to carry the traffic
which is likely to pass over them.
Two Held for Kidnaping Prosecutor.
Sedalia. Mo. The preliminary hear
ing of Jesse I. Wllkerson, T. K. Ward
uud .lolin Snorgrass, charged with kid
naping Chester I. l'.eiinington, city at
torney, on tlie night of February "1,
taking him to a negro resort and pour
ing a poisonous substance down his
throat, has closed. Wllkerson and
Ward were bound over to criminal
court and Snorgrass was discharged.
Wllkerson's and Ward's bonds were
placed at $1,(K)U each, which they gave.
Bill Prohibiting Strikes Beaten.
Jefferson City, .Mo. After several
futile attempts to get consideration of
i futile attempts to get consideration of
his bill prohibiting unlawful strikes
and lockouts, Senator Mef'ullough of
Knox was successful this evening in
getting the measure to a vote in the
Senate. Klghteen Senators cast their
votes against It and eleven voted for 1L
Sanctions Two State Flowers.
Jefferson City, Mo.--Mlssourl will
have two official state flowers if bilLs
sanctioned by the Senate become laws.
One of the bills, a measure Introduced
by Senator Hostetter of Pike, desig
nates the red haw blossom, and the
other by Senator Warner of St. Louis
Indorses the daisy.
State Realty Valuations Doubled.
JelTerson City, Mo. The State Board
of Equalization, It was learned, will
tlx the aggregate valuation of Mis
souri real estate and personal property
for taxes this joar at about $5,000,
(K 0.000. which Is slightly more than
double the valuation fixed by the board
School Inspection Bill Passed.
I Jefferson City, Mo. The Senate
1 passed the House bill introduced by
Representative Moore of St. Louis,
under the terms of which a special in
i specter will bo appointed under direc
tions of the public schools for colored
(Ions of the public schools for colored
County Industries Surveyed.
Springfield, Mo.--The industrial sur
vey of twenty-eight counties adjacent
to Springfield has U'cn completed by
the Springfield Chamber of Commerce.
The data has been turned over to an
engineering firm and a statistical map
of the district will U made.
Ozark Fruit Crop Not Damaged,
Springfield, -Mo. Cloudy skies saved
the (izark fruit crop from frost danger
and relieved orchardlsts of the neces
silv uf burning smudge pots. The tem
perature dropped to 111 degrees above
zero. Nearly three Inches of rain fell
la the Ozark region In -18 hours.
Farmers Plan Storage Plant.
Sbelblna, .Mo. Representatives of
ten farmers' exchanges in this terri
tory huve agreed to open a cold-storage
plant in this city to handle the surplus
products of the associations and hold
them when market conditions do not
warrant their sale.
Wealthy Pettis Farmer Dies.
Sedalia, Mo, Isaac Klllott, born in
1'lat Creek Township, Pettis County,
eighty years ago, died here, lie served
lu the militia during the Civil War. He
was a wealthy farmer.
CENTENNIAL AND WAGE
BILL COMMITTEES NAMED
.IcfTerson City, Mo, Legislative
committees were named by Lleut-Ciov.
Lloyd and Soaker OTnllon to super
vise the expenditure of ?l.r0,000 for a
centennial celebration at the State
Fair next August and to formulate a
women's minimum wnge bill to be pre
sented to the next legislature. The
ctmimltteos are as follows: ,
State Centennial Celebration Sena
tors Ilowker of Vernon, Hostetter of
Pike, Itnlph of St. Louis County nnj
Robinson of Macon; Representatives
Hlghleyman of Pettis, Cramer of Capo
Girardeau, Lay of Crawford, Hopkins
of Atchison, Hunter of Randolph, Fer
guson of Ripley and Klllam of Lin
coln. The governor, lieutenant gov
ernor, presidents of the State Fair and
the State Hoard of Agriculture and
the state officials are made members
of this committee under the terms of
the legislative enactment.
Minimum Wage Committee Sena-
lors Proctor of Kansas City, Anderson
I of St. Ixmls and Harris of ltoone; Rep
I resentntives Stockard of (ireene. Smith
! of St. Louis and .lames of Buchanan
I County. Later Governor Hyde will
name throe women to serve on this
committee. The legislature set atmrt
.r0l for the expenses of the com
mittee. MISLAID PAPER LOSES $500
A YEAR TO STENOGRAPHERS
.IcfTerson City, Mo.---Seven women
supreme court stenographers, who
thought they had obtained KBOO a year
more pay after two months of pleading
with legislators, wen- on the verge of
tears when they learned that the
amendment to an appropriation bill
giving them the advance had been lost
in the final hurry, somewhero between
the House and Senate.
The stenographers get $1,."00 a year,
and both houses voted to raise them
Apparently tho amendment never
reached the House. No one discovered
the loss until after adjournment and
the House consequently never adopted
it. As it only passed the Senate It
could not le enrolled with the bill.
Father of Ex-Congressrnan Dies.
Ilunceton, Mo. Thomas Alpheus Nel
son, owner of Imminence Farm, east of
liunceton, Is dead, lie had been In
falling health two years. He was born
In Cooper County, Mo.. August 2", ISIS,
and siK'iit his entire life within eight
miles of his birthplace, dying In the
house he built over 50 years ago.
He was one of the founders of the
Ilunceton Fair and was widely known
over Cooper and adjoining counties.
He is survived by his widow and six
sons. He was the father of L. U. Nel
son, former postmaster at P.nnceton ;
W. L. Nelson, until recently Congress
man from tlie F.lghth Missouri District,
and Kdgar C. Nelson, editor of the
College to Employ Canvassers.
Fulton, Mo. I!. F. Ritter, S. K. lion
nett and U. S. Parker, all of Kansas
City, and Mllo C. Thomas of Slkeston,
have Just been In this city in confer
ence with officials of William Woods
College, for which school they will be
canvassers tills summer. They were
taken over the entire physical proper
ty of tlie college and were supplied
with facts and figures that will enable
them to give true and intelligible in
telligible Information to parents and
others who are interested in sending
girls to the local school.
Negro's Sentence Affirmed.
Jefferson City, Mo. The supreme
court has affirmed the sentence of 10
years In the penitentiary upon Frank
Noland, a Kansas City negro, convict
ed of shooting and killing .1. H. Hol
land, a night watchman, who surprised
Noland and another negro in the ..ft
of robbing a restaurant. The convict
ed negro was but 10 years of age at
the time. The crime was committed
a year ago lust January and the negro
has since been In the penitentiary.
Councilman Shoots City Employe.
Columbia, Mo. During a light at a
meeting of the City Council and the
Municipal Light and Water Committee,
In the office of the power plant. Coun
cilman Ira Davis shot and seriously
wounded Claude Rrown, superintend
ent of the plant. Davis surrendered
and was charged with felonious as
sault. The dispute Is said to have,
arlson over the purchase for the cltj of
a turbine engine.
Seven Homes Robbed at Mexico, Mo.
Mexico, Mo. The Mexico police
force will be armed with riot guns to
put a stop to a series of robberies
which started here recently when
seven homes were entered and money
and valuables taken in one da v.
Shakespearean Actor Dies.
Rich Hill, Mo. Cdwin Melvin Cham
berlain died at his home In this city
after an extended illness. He was one
of the oldest Shnkuspeuoun actors, hav
ing been on the Mage JO years.
Lincoln, Mo., Woman Dies.
Sedalia, Mo. Mrs. Mary Illlcn
Shram, aged 01, wife of II. K. Sbrum,
a fanner living near Lincoln, .Mo., died
Osage Farm Bureau Planned.
Linn, Mo. An educational drive
was conducted In this county as a fore
runner to tius organization of tho Osage
County Farm. C. 15. Denman, organi
zation secretary of the State Federa
tion of Farm liurcuus, had charge of
Votes for Flafls on Public Schools.
JelTerson City, Mo. A bill requiring
tlie American the American luig to bo
displayed from ull school buildings
during school hours was paused by the
SETS HIGH RECORD
280 NEW LAWS ADOPTED IN BUSH
OF IMPORTANT LEGIS
LATION. PRIMARY BILL IS SIDETRACKED
Consolidation Measures, County Unit
and Workmen's Compensation
Laws Among Those
Jefferson City, Mo. The 51st Cien
eral Assembly, the first since the adop
tion of the present constitution In 1S75
Republican In both branches, upon ad
journment March U0 had passed about
2S0 bills. Including the Important con
solidation measures, the county units
school bill, workmen's compensation,
and a series of bills reducing the state,
local and special tax levies.
Although setting a high record for
economy In regard to Its own expendi
ture's for clerical hire and contingent
expenses, the legislature appropriated
a larger volume of money thnn Its Im
mediate predecessors, this being due to
the pressing necessity for new build
ings to relieve the congestion In the
Mate eleemosynary, penal and educa
The legislature appropriated only
S'.'Mi.fiOO for the payment of the per
diem of members, Its 'M0 employes,
and the expenses of printing, etc. This
was more than enough and much will
When the Senate concluded its work
upon the appropriation measure the
aggregate budget for the state govern
ment, Its institutions and the public
schools, was ?LHJ,irJ:i,-i:!:!, this tiolng sub
ject to approval by the House. As the
bills passed the limine, the total budget
was SiS.l(H,al. The Senate added on
S1.ll!t..".S2, Including $12,000 for the
Stale Tas Commission. S215.-100 for
the Public Service Commission, and an
increase for each of the Teacher Col
leges. K'cause of an error In making up
the House budget.
$3,630,417 for Buildings.
Included In the legislative budget Is
$:'.!!(). 117 for new buildings at tlie
Mate Institutions, $l.:!.'!2,t)2r. of this
amount being or the eleemosynary In
stitutions and .LVM.)7,70L! for the uni
versity and teachers colleges.
The appropriations, because of an
estimated reduction in the revenues,
due to heavy cuts made in the taxes
upon Incomes and corporations, fran
chises and the reduction of inspection
fees upon soft drinks and oil, which
will aggregate ?'J,COO,000 this blennlum,
will exceed the expected revenues for
the blennlum by about $:i,fi00,000. This
over-appropriation, however, will be
taken cares of by a balance nf about
$:!""' i.uoo which was left in the treas
ury when Governor Gardner went out
The educational budget for tho uni
versity, teacher colleges und schools
for the blind and deaf, exceed $ii,."u0.
000, being the largest amount ever ap
propriated for these Institutions. The
university landed an appropriation of
$i!,G51,0OU, which is nearly $1,0000,000
more than It received two years ago.
Included in the budget was $,"05,000 for
One Consolidation Bill Fails.
The legislature failed to pass Gov
ernor I Ij de's measure for the consoli
dation of the boards of regents of the
teacher colleges Into one board of six
Primary Bill Dies.
The Proctor primary election bill,
backed by the League of Women Vot
ers, died with the session. It was an
nounced by Senator Proctor that Gov
ernor Hyde would include this subject
in his proclamation convening an extra
bcsslon of the legislature.
More than 110 members of the legis
lature, most of them Republicans, had
left for home when the conference re
port recommending that the House m
cede from Its primary amendment for
supreme and appellate Judges came up
for vote In the House.
Had these men been In their seats it
Is thought the report would have been
adopted and the primary law saved, as
It only lacked live votes upon recon
sideration of adoption.
It is believed tlmt the bill can lie
threshed Into somewhat better shape
und readily passed at the extra session,
provided the governor Includes It.
Here are some of the big pieces of
legislation dealing with elections, re
vising tlie sjstcm of registration and
giving wider latitude to election Hoards
In the appointment of the Judges of
The blanket ballot bill.
l'lll providing for contests In the
Workmen's compensation bill.
County unit of school administration.
Tax reduction measures.
"Don't you believe a soft answer
turns away wrath?"
"What makes you doubt It?"
"M wife asked me what 1 thought
of her biscuits and she got hopping
mad when I told her they tasted like
Selling for $65 Too.
1 understand that there Is only
about $15.27 worth of wool In tlie nevr
"ull-wool!" spring suits.
Horrors! I'd not Ins seen In such
an Indecent outfit.
SlHklng tho word "mn1e" from the
constitution and putting women on
footing with men.
Extension of civil rights to women,
raising the legal age to 21.
Mortgage recording tnx law, designed
to bring about cheaper money for the
Marketing bureau law nnd the licens
ing of commission merchants dealing
in farm produce.
Creating a bureau of Immigration.
Passage of a bill harmonizing th
fedcrnl and state prohibition statutes.
Passage of a bill permitting corpora
tions to Issue stock of no par value
under which the Missouri, Kansas and
Texas Railroad Is expected to Immedi
ately reorganized in Missouri.
Submission of an amendment to pro
vide for the payment of Interest upon
the road bonds from automobile license
Converting Lincoln Institute, now a
normal school for negroes, Into n uni
versity to give the negroes etittal edu
Creation of tlie office of negro school
Inspector and providing for a negro
farm experiment station.
Passage of a majority of the chil
dren's code bills. Including one for the
lnsK'ctlon of the maternity hospitals
and another for the treatment of eyes
of new-born babies.
Measure for tlie care and control of
15111s to reduce tlie state and local
Reduction of corporation franchise,
Income, soft drink and oil Inspection
Providing heavy pennltles for the
bribery of baseball players to throw
Passage of judicial redlstrlcting and
representative apportionment bills. The
judicial redlstrlcting bill will save the
state $50,000 annually because it cuts
down the districts from 1SS to 111.
Measure to consolidate all health
Creafion of a budget department.
Consolidation of agricultural activ
ities. Revising tho law consolidating the
management of the penal Institutions.
Consolidating of the banking, build
ing and loan, soldier settlement uud
Consolidating the management of
oleemos.vnary Institutions under a bi
Measures simplifying tho origin of
The legislature killed or failed to
reach the following bills:
St. Louis County annexation.
Censorship of moving pictures.
Prohibiting speculation upon food
Repealing the Public Service Com
mission or hearing away its powers.
To purchase a stale park.
Auditor llackmauu's proposed ac
Repealing the law requiring corpor
ations to make an anti-trust affidavit
and jmy the state $." each July.
Fight-hour law for women.
.Minimum wage commission to Inves
tigate wages and working conditions
of women and children.
Ill'.l diverting two-llfthi of tlie gen
eral revenues to the schools.
lilll prohibiting the possession of
Home rule for St. Louis in police
Drastic retaliatory Insurance meas
ures putting the power into the haniN
of the Insurance superintendent to re
voke charters of foreign insurance
carriers of states which raise barriers
against Missouri companies.
P.ullditig commission bill, one of Gov
ernoi Hyde's measures.
Rill creating commission to gather
data for the constitutional convention.
Rills to hang highway robbers, bur
lilll to prohibit strikes.
lllll to reduce the amount which
counties must pay for the care of the
Insane In the state hospitals from $18
From the Old World. 1
P. K. Chu, editor of the Shanghai 1
Daily News, who Is In this country i
making a tour of American newspa
per offices, has an Occldentlal sense
of humor. A newspaper man during
an Interview with him Jollied the edi
tor bj asking, "15y the way, have you
read the great Chinese novel, 'Chaw
Main Street?"' i
To which Mr. Chu promptly nsked, ,
"ISy Sin Loo?" New York livening
A Beverage Disdained.
"I think '1 shall set tip a soda foun
tain in Crimson Gulch," remarked tho
"Don't do It," replied Cactus Joe
with great earnestness. "The boys
that used to ride In and shoot up a
regular bar wore only playful. What
they would do to u soda water foun
tain would be plum vindictive."
Right in Her Line.
"The people in tlie flat above us
aro constantly fighting."
"Must be unpleasant for your wife."
"No, she likes to have a fuss made
After the Circus.
Little May (to younger brother) :
And the baby's neck grew and grew
till It was was three feet long!
Mother: May, you must not say
things that are not true! What baby
are you talking about?
Little May: The giraffe's baby,
Test of Philosophy.
"I care not for tho flings of fate,"
Said one whose name was Jeptha Tute,
Hut when he to n dentist ran
He was u sad and mournful man.
Elf FOR INDIGESTION
"Ilow'd you got all mnshed up In
this way?" asked the doctor.
"Revolver," replied tho victim.
"Hut you aren't shot."
"It was a revolving door."
"Why do people speak of horse sense
with such enthusiasm?" "Automobiles
hnven't any of It."
Don't Go From Bad to Worse 1
Are you always weak, miserable and
half-sick? Then it's time you found out
what !b wrong. Kidney weakness causes
much suffering from backache, lame
ness, stiffness and rheumatic pains, and
if neglected brings danger of serious
troubles dropsy, gravel and Brlght's
disease. Don't delay. Use Doan't Kid
ney Pills. They have helped thousands
and should help you. Ask your neigh
bor! An Illinois Case
Mrs. Uruce McMuI
lln, W. Hurst St.,
ISuslmell, 111., says:
"I could hanlly set
about on account of
the pains across the
small of my back. I
had dizzy spells and
blnck beforo me. I
felt tlrnil nnd lan
puld. Doan's Kidney
Pills were recom
mended to mo and I
Kot pome. Alter tan-
tiwj" Intr one box I was
cured and haven't been troubled
Get Doan's at An; Store, 60c a Box
FOSTER MILBURN CO.. BUFFALO. N. Y.
USED IN ONE FAMILY
for Twenty-due Years
Champaign, 111. "For twenty-flve
years I havo depended upon Dr.
J'lerce s Uoldon,
ery as a tonic and
I am positive It
has kept mo im
muno from dts
caso germs, for
my health la al
ly good. I have-
Dr. Ploren'H A Tl II T I
tablets (anti-uric neldi bmt tr. u.n,
my kidneys toned up In a healthy
state. I consider Dr. Plerco's reme
dies valuable to keep in tho home."
WALTER WHIPPLE 719 S. Noil St.
Send 10c to Dr. Pierce's Invalids
Hotel In Buffalo, N. Y., for a trial
package of any of his remodioa.
MRS. VflNSUOWS SYRUP
Tl Mute' lid Clildrii'i RttiltUr
Plaant to give pleasant to
take. Guaranteed purely .ves;-
imueana aDioiuteijr harmless.
. tjuiiiwjr uvercumee colic,
diarrhoea, flatulency and
Othpr IIItm illinrfli...
Tho open publlhi
formula appears on
For CROUP, COLDS,
INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA
Molten ihould ktrp a irof llimt'i Vpomrntt
Silre comrnlent. WLen Croup, Ioaatnzi or I'ncu
EonJi tbreatem ibli delijbllul i.lre rubbed well two
tbe Uiroti. cbcit and under tie arm,, will relieve tbo
cbollnc, break conieitloa and pronutc reitlul ileep.
vriu. rwj suua Tin OjOTUIS
30c COc. nj $1 JO at all dm tlerti n uti prepaid It
Itrnme Drug Co. N. Wllkeahoro. N.C.
BULGARIAN BLOOD TEA
To purify the blood.
To gently move the bowels.
To sweeten the stomach.
To start liver action.
To Hush the kidneys.
Kvery thoughtful parent will keep i
box of this Pure Herb Tea on hand at
a ilrst aid remedy to kill colds an,
ward off "Flu," Grippe, Pneumonia.
Sold Everywhere by Druggists.
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