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THE RICE BELT JOURNAL
WELSH P'T'G. CO., Ltd., PaUb
WELSH, - - - -- - - LA.
The changes of the past 25 years
In medical education have been noth
ing short of a revolution, and yet at
a conference of medical educators in
Chicago it was stated by one delegate
that three-fourths of the graduates
were unfit to practice medicine. The 1
condition of medical education in this
S'intry 30 years ago was almost be
yond belief. There were medical col- 1
leges In Chicago that graduated two I
classes a year. In a single town in
northern Illinois nine nmn were prac- i
ticing medicine, of vhomln two had di
plomas and the rest were druggists, F
ex-hospital stewards front the army t
and men who had taken one course of
lectures. Th1'e inm diate result of the I
enactment of the medlcal practice act
was the departure of 1.10o practition- C
ers from the- state, some of whom com
pleted their medical stludies, but most
of then: practiedet where there was i
not so nmuch law. At a conference in h1
Chicago the other day. says the Phil- s
adelphia Record, Dr. Means, chairman e
of the judicial concinl of the Associa- d
tion of American Medical Colleges, V
said that the averauge man admitted to '
practice was deficient in knowledge o
of bacteriology, ('elc nistl'y, physiology it
and anatomyn . Fiftty-cioht )per cent. of
the men in 2, states who fail at their
final examllinai,,n pass a few weeks n
later. "In the few days intervening g
where do they get their knowledge? t<
They don't _et it." They simply learn n
the answers to the qulest ions, and the ((
same quest ions are asked thll at the 1i
re-examination. Evidently the reform li
of medical lucaltion, ailllhouh mullch O
has been done,. is not yt cmiiiplcte. 11
Antiqutiti.s havei to giv- way to the 11
needs of the present. The E!:yptian A
council of miniiters has approved the 11
plan for raising 1th .\ssuan dam ta
across the Nil', a (11h n ei that will in
crease by two luud a hallif times the i
amount of :watl :11: c:inl te stored in
the irrigaion r'siuir. ih raising al
of the dait vill r silt i1 the sll(tmerg
ing of the s:iand h f lhiiate and the
flooding of 'o ruinis of t(he tenmilh's. in
The slanlii its,,!f is a smlall granite hei
rock about a th lio:mid ft et long and "
500 feet wide. It was the scene of nc
the worshiip of the g ,oless Isis. Many of
pilgrims from various parts of the an- wl
cient world visited the shrine when of
the religion of Isis was most widely sa
spread. The worshipers of other gods th,
built tenlp!ls near that of Isis, so that cv
there appeared on the small island a iz:
splendid collection of examples of the ]lo
best architecture of the various pe- flo
riods in which they were erected.
The enlarged dam will make possible So
an annual increase of the cotton crop Cli
of Egypt amounting to between $18,- oh
000,000 and $20,000,000 in value. joi
Encourage the Young Poet. tri
Every man, woman and child should of
write poetry. It is like boils, it pre- OF
vents worse sickness. If there were je
more poets there would be fewer crim
inals. Poetry is in every man's blood. kimr
If he doesn't write it at some time or fill
another during his life watch out for on
him. His wild oats are unsown; they Sp
will rot in his system and sour his na- in
ture. Write poetry, therefore, so long tie
as there is a jingle in your soul, ex- t
claims the Emporia (Kan.) Gazette. les
The man who would advise corking up 0Ia
poetry unwritten in a human heart
would soon have all the world full of '
brain storms and the devil to pay. Pr
It's a great business, this poetry busi. IlkI
ness. And the man who hasn't had
his fling with love and dove and spring
and wing and skies and eyes and true co
and you and girl and pearl aind lips les
and sips and honey drips (inspected it I
and guaranteed absolutely pure) is the
like the man who died aged 72 years tha
without being hungry-he missed a the
lot of fun filling up.
A number of years back a burly tier
western Kansas man gave his nephew, wit
a lad of 15 years, an unmerited chas- bro
tising. The boy promised his assail- cit]
ant a like compliment when he be- wit
came a man, and he did not forget the
words uttered in the heat of passion. T
The uncle was about his duties on the for
farm one day last winter when a ers
ausky six-footer came up and gave of
Sim a glorious thumping. It was the sort
15-year-old nephew, only he was six rig
years older. Then the uncle sued for. oth(
$1,000 for personal injuries inflicted.
An unsympathetic jury couldn't see It is II
that way and he took the case to the Ing
*upreme court. Last week that au. mus
gust body handed down a decision af- way
irming the lower court's decision. his
It is said that eagles sometimes go
ap 50,000 feet into the air, but how oU
anyone can prove It s18 a mystery. timu
Anyway, one of these birds has been no r
known to rise from the ground and fly
almost directly up and disappear D(
trom wight within three minutes. cauE
A mp going to his .wedding fell came
asleep on the train, was carried past
the town where the bride was, and Dc
bad to get off at the next town and Ab
.travel back. Hewon'tdototie to,r whel
mrts the Ohio State Journal.
I CO-OPERATIVE UNION I
! .. CF AMERICA -- ,
th- The manufacturers of farming tools
and vehicles had a mooeeting recently,
in and the whole trend of the talk was
ate that prices must be advanced. Now,
tes it is the easiest thing in the worl( to
'he meet this advanoe, if the farmers
his would only do it. The way to do it is
be- to put every farming tool, every ve
:ol- hicle and every implement on the
wo place under shelter every night when
in at all practicablle, and never leave
ac anything out in the weather for a sin
di gle moment when it can be put Into a
d- lase of safety and protection. If the
;ts, farmers would do this, it would cut
yI the i demands for such things fully half
of in two. Would half of the ldemand
:he bring the price down'? You bet it
act wou ld. The facttories are naw running
on- over time, and lthel dealers are hardly
able to get stocked up at all. Cut the I
Ist demand in t(wo, and the factorics
would inmmediately seek a market, and
as the "overlprodluetion " of ctotton would
in have a parallel. At any rate, this
lil- sort of a thing on the p:rt of the farm
an ers would he the only sensille thing to
ia- do any way. How mnuchi better a tool I
Ps, works when it is ch'an and ready at I
to the comntmend wniet of th jolb, insteadl
of having to Ie usedl half a day to get I
it so that it can he Ihcetaltly used. .
of There is a constant. tenloney in the
ir minds of some of the Fa rmers I'nion (
ks people to want to mix up and amal- c
gR gan:ate with the lator unions of the r
e? Iowns and cities. 'iThey :lake a seriouis 1
rn mistake. There is little or nothing in c
he connmon betw een tIheam. and the whole
lhe idea ecnes from Ipoliticians who would t
S like to ride lh et organiizaioIns into d
11 office, or "hbusiness men"' nwho want to 11
h ake good by tfleeing .-oeithodlv. No,
thank .on, the farnirs nvill he kelpt l)
so hlisy eItIillng to their own tllbusiness
le that the won't have timre along in i)
IIn August to look it all the .A\ algamat' d 41
1e Ilaynlaklo'rs' (ctri it s, 0 whohoer all
in the students freom the Eastern (cl- 0
1-0ze3 who con'l wet to work in the s
eoldls have p:id all tit ir asn<sient, n
to the unionlii. No, the thin, is too
in latly ; the l 'arniirs are t fa'Illli ig now, it
ig and are i not Ina;l.i, e :>lho laces, Il
io The only (clue'ti , altut the U"Vion d
in the n illilds of 1illnt p-eople Senm' to
he whet il' the Fat; '>' I' iion is the fi
"1 Order that has e nm to .stay."'' It Is li
)no lozger qt stit(nted as to the wi.sd om tl
of farmers gltti:': toi tth', r as all at
oth'er workers are doin. IEva'ry ian <
who has sense (,igllt Ito c , rul in oit'
n of the rain knows that this is the only si
Y salvation of the farm erl . Now, as tit
s there is nothing else under heaven, a
t even claimning to be a far'mer's organ- s1
a ization, it looks funtnyv to see anyone
e loner hesitate. Get in on the ground of
1 Every now and then we read of the
- So-andso FarmerIs' Union tebiating
p Club. That sounls mighty good to the wv
old-timer, who in thte days gone by
joined in the couttry delaating club. th
and decitded wheth-r te Motnroe Doe
trine should le enforcetd as a matter he
of right, or as a matter of exlielieney,
or some other equally )rofound sub- ni
It is time that the Unions were ta
king some notice of the movement to
r fill the South with emigrants from all o
r over Eurote. and particularly from
Spain arnd Italy. This means the plant
ing of more cottotn and the constump
tion of no more cotton; the produc- su
tion of more food stuff, and the sale of
-less, to the Southern farmer. This is a
conlition that must be met, and right far
f The cotton crop has, in the hands of pa
Providence, been reduced to something cha
Slike a money-making quantity. n
There must be warehouses, and the
farmer should own them. He has thee a t
cotton at first hand, it has cost him
Iless than it will cost anybody else, If far
tit Is sold at the right price, and he can
therefore, hold it to better advantage not
than somebody who has to buy it andi
then add his cost and expenses. ga
The day has gone when diversifica- on
tion needs to be discussed. It went 'I
with the crowd of rain makers who fall
brought plenty of water from the bac
clouds by the firing of rockets, and We
with the man who plants his potatoes cor
"In the moon."
The Farmers' Union should stand up hin
for the quality of stuff under the Farm- du
ers' Union label. Make it a guarantee ow]
of first quality, and it will need no eac
sort of 'boosting to keep the price
right. But don't amalgamate with fel
The farmer, more than anybody else,
Is interested in building and maintain
ing good roads. Everything he handles sup
must use the public roads. It is the mu
way he travels to church, and the way and
his children go to school. shot
It makes no difference how ridh H
your land is, it is only a question of o
time when you will exhause it by con- tha
tinually drawing from it and making mer
no return. 1,20
Don't think for a moment that be- that
cause some people got rich in the days plat
of long ago by taking things as they cres
came you can do so now. You must ovej
keep up with the procession. be I
Don't always wait to be "showed."
A blind man can tell a good thing It
when he sees it.
, - - , " , ,
WI WHAT ARE WE ORGANIZED FOR?
Thrs question is the biggest one con.
nected with our movenment. It will
take SOltic real thinking to sol\-s it.
)One may :ay I joined to buy for les3
while another would say, I joined to
get a better p1roe for my p:'oducts;
Swhile aother sa:ys he joindi to down
every other c'lass and build himself
S )upon the ruinsl of a dlestrc, yl commer
cialism. All of thih brings about a
)ols confounding Iof tongies that miakes
rly, sucCes inlmpossible. A correct under.
vas standing of the real purIloses of the
OW, organ atio()n (on thlie palt of each mem
to her of the Union is necessary in order
ors for wise consideration along lines that
is will assure success,
ve- The ('o-Operator wouild feel that it
the had accomplishei a great deal if,
oen through its edittoral columns it could
g'e get a correct understanding on this
in. one question, "\\'hat are we organ
) a ized for?"'' For when all our members
the fully understand this we will move on
cut harmonious lines to victory.
ealf The first effort of the Ill'nion should
mnd lie to t:ake out of our liNves the spirit
it of enmity and fill it with charity. Then
ing remove from us the principle of greed
Illy and avarie and fill us with the princi.
he ple of justice and equity. Th's would
ies gi\ve us a Ihesire to do unto others as
.nd we woutI have them to do us instead
11,1 of doing the other fellow before he
his does us.
m- It is well for us to consider what
to we are not organizeI for that we may
aol more fully indllerlstand what we are
to do. We are not organid to destroy
al any part of our c(mnlntrcial, social, re
;et lig'ous or political system where they
are plrogressing along paths that lead
to the road to a higher and better civ
ho ilization. It will tahe all thle agencIes
on co-operating toretlher to rIea(ch a behtter
al- condition. \V ' can not hope to build
he lip this great organlizatiin upon the
us downfall of any of the n' cessary agen
in (les or helps in this help.
)le Our drtvy is clear as to our atttitude
li( to all churltl s, s, Sh1 l-i. frat-,rnal or
P ders allid lgI lima lt ('t )illIllln reial enftor
to pris . It is nlot to pull d, n.I, but
, liminate Ilhe illtoit and c.onfiirmi and
P lt tluill the le-itinit,.iI
Ws are ,ot'altni-I to ttae car of the
n 1siness of the flrnier, both in pro
S dultion 'nl l distrihution. In other I
ill wortl, to r;s'e :,o, il ,ell the products
I of thoe -il. In the :: t we have only
e st ir I t the tn ( ,'lh til Of w'111th and
t , not its diist iutl'ol,.
1o The e "ii ' i:nl f)t'l- tr fan f oran
. ization sh ilt I t Ill ( , rv farmer to
II anl itove Iat ll 1"( ic to t our W ntirl
n I i to)f r n ,.
Ti a) I- ts It o !1;:lit a respon- v r
0 iIll t that Ito (1 Itht o('ga ization In "
l ie c'tntc )is -td in propo-rtion to 1
a cotlnt uintlersrandiiii.n of this re- t<
s1- ispo'- ibiliit I' '.ll l l It in in eepli ang I
n th tioi o lr Pr:nciltlIts, it ll be the good ti
d iff aot of our ffot on t our fentll iren.
n-Co- lpezationr. ti
e h UNION NEWS NUGGETS,. L
S The milti thalit thinkr is the man that 1
s The tinte has come when p he man to c'
that plows is the nian to rule. 1le
The farmeret s tdre learning to think, re- ai
r hent-c are more prosperois. be
, T- e ainker ht s his oranizaton in theping
mechnt our is trnhei lawyer his, the ragood I A
rolder his, the mechanic his, and why in
not the farer h NUGGETS. s?
It is said that the drummers hare sr
Sdecided to imould the sentiment of this th
ountry, and they are going to play a m
part, no doubt. They are organized, t t
you se. in
The Farmers' Union is bound toL
succeed so long as all local, county 'ec
and State officials are men who were Je
elected to offlce from the farm. A
Sfarmers' organ z ation, see! Ju
Ah million dollar Ipaper company, a a
hundred.- million dollar holding comr ai
pany, a ten million dollar cotton ex.- be
change, a greater cotton journal. What i o
next, please? * dl
It is better to be an independent of
farmer than a dependent speculator. W
No, no. A business organization can H1
not be political. This is a business or.
ganization composed of people of the Ju
various political beliefs. We will stay
on the main track.
The old system of marketing is fast
falling of its own weight. We have
had two sytsems of marketing cotton. mi
We are now building the third, the in
correct, the just system. shB
Wealth belongs, or should belong to the
him who creates it. The wealth pro
ducers will get what is rightly their ba
own when they properly understand thi
each other. ter
Let us never thing that the other
fellow will change the system and
build a new one for us. We are doing ger
it. Keep up the good work. lc
fHave you yet arranged to have that pla
supper for your local? It will, do you jul
much good. There are yet a few men a
and women in your community who rev
should become members of your lo.dl.
How wonderfully our Farmers' Un.
ino has grown in the past little more S
than four years! Starting with ten tak
members, it now numbers more than era
1,200,000, an increase of 1, 200,000 per
cent! These are stupendous flgures his
that almost.bewilder one to contem. iha
plate. That is not all! We are in- nu
creasing at the rate of 6000 a day or nigI
over 2,000,000 per annum. It will not Sle(
be long until we have them all at this imP
It is easier to tell the other fellow nid
what to do. this
IS MARS INHABITED?
Sto RIDDLE ASTRONOMER WILL TRY
own TO SOLVE.
mer- Prof. Todd, of Amherst. Sails for ,
it a South America Where Planet Will
Ider- Be Studied from High
the Peaks of Andes.
rder New York.----The riddle of the planet
that Mars may be brouihtt liearel sol
¶ion by the Lowell expelition, headed t
Lt it y l'Prof. Toldd, of .\Ambherst college, I
0W (llnro(tte to South Alle'lin-a, where, I
Mld 'high in the peaks of the An\ldes, pho
this )ographs of the h l, stterioul s ilanet- 1'
wan- will be taken throlgh a mamnotll tele-l
ers cope t by h a splecially (c'onstructed cau-i
on ?l';. When thse photltogralphs are de
veloped the (qulllstion that Ilzz!ol Sir i
W)l \illiam IHerscihel and later causedrl"
rit Prof. Percival Lowell, of the Massa
'hen (lusetts institltute of T'chnoll o;yv, to 1
ed len('i I a folrtune in ast-onontical oh
-e. ervationls in the hili altitude of '
uld I lagstaff, Ariz., may be an opeth book
as to sciencet t
cad "Is Mars 4tlhabited and are'
he those stlanige llarkinlris whit-h radi
iate in s('ellilng, design Ifrot the pillar 1t
'hat caps where ithe supplled M.lartian I1
snay s exist artifictial or natural.'"
are Those l\1' ( 4estitns are the as-it)
roe tinlical prul(1ems which the litthle ex
Ioe edi tion led I. i'ro()f. I vhid '1'(.d(1 , sail- i
hey 'ng recently for S(tillIt .\lli.erica o(i lhe
ead ;teanier lPanama, hope's to anlswiera at
'I ast in part. Prof. Todd is actc)tlti
ies ianiel Iy his wifc,, wlhoi is a;ls an as
t oer 'tlonlllr, and with thenm is a 11ho
lild Ieoraiphe', a mlechallician and an
the Anhelrst stIldent. E
en Protf. Tolhd wtoull not say thliat he
'xltpectedl lit see a riacte of Martianis
d builiid n sh s- rapers, (iiLing slbwa.}s
or- And o1lthelWise . ,llilloyit i tihelll l\-ives t
r- .ike their e;trthly neighlors. In fact, 111
but '~e woutld nolt c n'lillit iinls(.lf 1s to i
inl '1is b1t4lf xihleth r t' h, rit- is a race of ,
pc(, l'le (n11 it II, ,!aun(t, which \\ill t)(e
the ((1lU+' :I)t ttl (lii l li l 'S awi; y ini .M in . i !i
ro \We are gilg It SOti) .ll A.melrica i
her the hop f ntiti' : ti I fatits." sai, 1i
ets l dtl od l o re I - =d t parmi:i , antld to ol- ' h
la in ilil(('r l. i, e lb , (i, i -; f l ;
na the M,1arili a n . i N have ta' ' :n
with li S t l the 1- ( . - in tl ,e- .I 11 - hi
ire l' 'f ,ily l -enit lh rein,, t- r al tl h1
to cat in t.h r \:!:' d a.il 'ds l lit . detclinel
r1. It he ftund " tIL ii i litt ii t\t'!. The to
ag rl ftll'e sor sail le i 1 e( d, to ave le:ss 111 ,
od dif icult l in l finii i tl .11;ti an ca(' als. Il; ,
SSpeaking of the tlas of the extedi- I
tion Prof. T'todtl s;titl : l i
n Fro\hh was la 1 a will proceed to
Linla, Phie!u, and froms there ascend
.at 13,(tit feet inii the An t nd, where the at
mostlhere is noted for its clearness R
and stcut dinllss. tie high-an canals. oe
lenses w anamich we will use maproniee the
k, air and its viband fromn the sae ascend
ber of times as the tdject uweon wihii s
mo the trlcsole is focussed, and in thelan
11. Andes we will have little vibration to for
ly interfere with the ohser-ations. tIa
'We will first test the air with a 11t
Saismall telesCoiPe, and alftesr tieciin on l of
Is the best spot for our work we u willh
a mount the large telescope. If neces- a
d, sary we will take these ohservations thf
in the high deserts of northern Chili. thr
to Later on we will observe the annular
Ly eclilpse of the sun, which takes place I tur
re July 10." 340
A Mars will be close to the earth in be
June, after which the planet will not rai
a approach again until 1909, when she
. will draw still nearer to the earth, ino
being 35,000,th 00 miles away. Then adt
Lt I for 15 -ears the planet will swing too nox
distant for definite observation and
not until 1924 will astronomers again
be able to study thle wonderful series
of "canals" which puzzle the scientific
f HARLAN MAKES A HOME RUN. uct
SJustice, Aged 74, is Star Baseball e
w Player at Shad Bake.
Washington.-Justlce Harlan of the ml
United States supreme court, aged 74,
made a home run and won the game
in a baseball contest at the annual
shad bake given by the Washington Am
Bar association at Marshall Hall, Mld.,
D the other day.
W When Justice Harlan went to the
r bat the score was a tie. He smashed cen
I the sphere a wicked swat to deep cen- o
ter, He started around the bases and acu
his leg-work was really marvelous. can
s The ball went over the head of the ne
I center fielder and was lost in the tall ly
r grass. Before it was recovered Jus- tary
tice Harlan had reached the home the
plate, where he stood sipping a mint dun
julep which had been hurriedly pre- A
tpared for the agile Kentuckian as a ma
reward for lining out a four-base hit. rese
---- . The
Talk in Night Divorce Plea. tiva
St. Stephens, Wyo.-Eleazar Whit- who
taker, who has been employed on sev- to b
eral big irrigation projects in Wyo- of h
mlng, has filed a suit for divorce from HI
his wife, Ellen M. Whittaker, alleging gred
that she was accustomed to talk -so that
*nuch after they had retired for the but
night and cause him to lose so much pray
sleep that his health became seriouslf thinr
impaired. He says that she did not been
calk pleasantly after they had gone to near
bed at night, but In a querulous, fault- ance
ianding way, demanding that he buy an a
things for her which it was impossible emb:
for him to buy. signo
BLED SHEETS MjUST BE LONG.
J Texas Law Ap,.Flying to Hote!s 2rJ
SileFre:s E`f'et ve July 12.
R Y \ I : . , !'.: . , ,
for w ill hl, i'( nm. 1.ff1.'.1i4 ,.. .I :I. 1 :: 1!, 1
i H Iatt I l11I 1 44 sllo 1111' ' . L.
;nll , lodeini ho,. S a m d l ;1! -:,,
in 14I, li i'r h.s nll this .'liate ' 1 111- I l,-t i, h .
net The point has hb.,.n rrail.-i that
ld1- 1 th rE' i ls no rt'l'i1ni rl t11 ' in thl l ' hill it
Itd to tht wildth of thi ' shi'ft :il,,l that it
, is Iossihl' that tho s who ar ll' t 1 is
i o, l S('l to li' hi) tI) t ill' spirit Il " tie'
ho)- law . may i lhakt' I1i :shl't1 s 1 lin tl t1
I n't lon and only ninefl inl'h1's Pil,'.
14. S naetor1' (;,oru4, 1. trig ,s, if l l;4.1
Iu. ton, is thl' author of this ne. law;I . IIl'
h,- says that th(r'e is nh thine fr.'akishl
Sir' Iah t th)l e 1l44ui ur'l : that it it should lin't
, )l h I 1), 1n ' 1 lht Il i butl 0 j4o!i,'s.
fai This 1 stet( h Ias m1alli l n 1 11 'h adiiian.'41 -
t) i n'lIt i n s1 anitar1 y II 1 a ttrl1 hs dilr11hý till"
of r,,luireld to hl, fanlimatd t thi ' 'n" d , f
i)ok ac tip l a' d al t all tc'lr li;n l }I obits ini
1ti l ' stat,. Thi.s ail(l lies 1a4l, tho l a:l
re 11 .is and otli er t h, l din g: of ti 'e ('ar .
411- .\ 111I u li( aihliijgs, s:u1c)h as sch11,41
lar hous-s, ('ol'1t 1lh s4 .'-, .i ills. railr- ' i
all 41't , 1Is', P lt'. st m ,s ' (li. f h l Ii '('nfe 1"t lt ln 'r
di4re4'tiol of tIlt st tll, b14'alt'h dI) 1 1 :t
ro inert at . i-tat(' inlterr als. All railroaI
. i.a,'l:'ner ('14'ach-'"s ]lmst aso 1 " ' dis
h iith 't- id .rs,4 one) for e'V r" 1 l) i' other
'at ' t. 4Each ('4ll:sid4or luliSt cotllaiIl a
and Has to Camp Out.
s fillin s,. M1,nt.- :. 11. l; ':e,, a
it well ,n. l\wn hlWs.iiltl,r Wiin andt f,!:'
' lletr]y llrnl, i,.t,,r of th,, I aii' l ;th 'r'
oi f hi 1i. 1'1 i) 1111:i;.11, l:
ao- of ---l;t ---!---1111'
h, l .1r. I, ' ,r I -t\ ,l w ei,:s a' r,
di tor ,.l of his intcorvt in tilAe Gone
1,l di n: l i llpi', 'llenl s t ito ti a ('lait. l il
' M 1 ,, (I'r'Wir1 :,e.. l at, anl d i tll end ' to
a Sin,1, th.n hl, has he nm ('(,int ul)
: ' I 1 u l ; (,i;l in'l . 1 4]i 10 hII p!,! 11 '
t i -I ' .._ x:1 1 ,'_:1'I f y (1.4 h Il'4'll >4 ,41.
l' 1: " 11 : t l",q] Il l 1 0 ]I; . :1; (. ( '.
4- h '. . 1 , '; f n tr' ni l,' 1 1!"
l -1 ) 4 4l 1 his l';,: 1 4' I . i 11 )4' 11-1
i`I '1 ) 1 '44'44-0 hai :l 1. a ., a' ('11. 1h11
'- ' ' it IVs 1 t 1,1n 11: ; the e114w ia4
I u n fun l hi1ls1'f 1i11 hout she-ltt1r fur
. th , 1it.
1t 1,1 1 l4 lna ý,d to mn llr it in Ills
'24 how'vl ' e ' : )n \ 1 oi ar i el ll
S ort1 : ' to t) 4w n for'' a load of 14111
her with 4which1 tol to costu(t a shack
Inciden1ally. he l(posted an offer of a
rtew ard of $2t3 for the miscreant w,'hc
stoie his halOpy hiFOmrEP.
! A BILLION FOR EQUIPMENT.
Railroads Striving to Meet Demands
SMade Upon Them.
Chicaao.-Ameeriecan railways will
spend close to a hillion dollars in the
present year in an extraordlinary ef
0fort to secure equipment, power and
track, including new irad, to make iI
Spossible to hatanle the great amount
of traffic being off4.rcd to them.
If the car' and locomotive builders
and the steel railmalkers do their part
the year will be a record one in thc
three industries m4'ntitoned.
It is estimated that if the m tanufac
tureres are equal to tlle test, between
310.000 and 350.000 freight cars 'wi1
be added to the total equipment of the
railways of the United States, fully
5,000 passenger cars will be built and
more than 6,000 locomotives will be
added to the steam power which it
It Is estimated that the railroade
will pay full $92.000,000 for steel rail,
In the present year. If this prover
true the steel mills will have turned
oaout about 3,a00,000 tons of that prod
uct. The output last year was abou.
3ta/ million tons. It is said the west
era roads will use fully 1,600,000 tont
of rails and that nearly 1,000,000 tont
of this will be rolled in the easter n
HEALER LOOKS LIKE CHRIST.
American Millionaire Said to Be Pa.
tient of Mysterious Carpenter.
Erfuart, Germany.-Among the re h
cent patients of Ausmeter, a carpenter
of this town who claims to have mir.
aculous healing powers, is an Amer.
can millionaire, according to a local
newspaper, who has brought his fami a
ly with him to be cured of a heredi
tary ailment. The paper does not give -
the American's name and Ausmeler is
dumb on the subject.
Ausmeler is a remarkable looking
man, with a face and head strikingly
resembling those which Christian art
generally subscribes to Jesus Christ.
These are resemblances he has cul.
tivated to such an extent that people
who see him for the first time are said
to be struck with awe at the majesty
of his appearance.
He uses simple and harmless In.
gredients in his healing, maintaining
that it is not the medicine that cures
but the words he utters and the
prayers he offers. The remarkable
thing about it is that many cures have
been wrought and people from far and
near are streaming to him'for assist
ance. He has now taken to wearing
an oriental looking robe which he has
embroidered with curious cabalistic
THE NEW 1'S RANC E AGEN '
rcJ He Crres n W; t, Ae~ La .
Ml rtn c', H, CPportunity"
o 'f N :' ... - of the Stae
ing i'a .roml
Swi ' ' ::: o
life lhe sale of
*i i , j""). , Providej
"i whic II each of
S hh, h.all mprlt
, f th ..t,,,d this "
i"t ":t tablished the
s lis" on a co
i 1t he r'hit rebatingM
h, drivten Out t *, 'I ,.":1i s the nhl
type of ii;n1th
cases Nintal %v ",,;.,h!:t bu sins,
- large r*,.,:'. : , ,I of selli t
i His jli, :*, I' i ,: tl.:,n by Profi
sors, l i ,,, 1 er s of both
sexs, l !.. ind that being
a lift insi:r:i,:ne, ' nder the new
their T' i ,, ,,t,, The law
r. reduic'l ,:nu! i i:n but all of t
. omnn:i< n : - to the agent
S ife int- trar<', isn ;, thing tlU
", ryr it a:: l utlhr the pre.
ent sytein st -I i !,ng conducted
t' h !,,.,. lit in .. . and propriety
Ir I't frti,. ; it if the Equlat
hI , Il t ,' \s, I.. ris'Socety' has takea
l- th . ,, in ,I : it, an agency or.
u 'niz n:in tl:r i:i lhft ling with the
, (dI0.i'LnPI: ! of l ý1 ''itlent, and the
id,': rldri l h, . t fr his company.
• le sa, : "W\." ",Ittr nt w agents, both
tun a:,i w,',t t:l none except en
oretic, il n. ! :: i'rlt.f il people need
alply. FI r such ti,, re is a splendid
t) o "PIrtnit y."
.1r. M~.rron'.s lir.cy of injecting new '
ne andI vicirir,,u lIlt i,( o the agency
force'( ofi the , ,, v i" m meetin with
success in all i ;1rt. of the country.
Return of the Prodigal.
T"I o flay in! , bIl'"k sometlimea,
, d e , , l , :," :", s girl. "l[g
ni 1 r,::,-.. . : 1 !., it rained. I
h::al nd ,to !, i: tl:e n' ighborhood
of s n,,:' f it !n 4,f I ,i::«' whom I had
no ' e..n .sin, the li::t hard rain. I
r concil llt to :1 '!. fr e they asked
1 me in ti, : ;,tb,,, the umbrella I
car«n"l,3, 1 ::t ;;:,, acr ': . the room with
it, pilai,,., it in a: (l t there and
li,'k.t h l:e ,! , : it. "Thank
hawri,'"' r.,,y 1. "At last! Oul
long l)At u''r .bt"
, : "at e t.
iu "td bIle
S . , y the i u.m
' i I . ir cib and eiry
,. : . . " . ''t ,;r thby the uI
II.adL't L& a e.1 "
. ., 1':: ,\ .r CH ENL T.
'I' '; t .. .. " [ : ... .. a m Y p nr ese
.~ i . ,.;LEASOY,
S " :N ),nR Prt'js.
lli 1 (i ttr- i ":- ' 'a - t ,'' n t "r! rally an d aets
5 :3 Tr: y' ... e: rlces of e1
} .f 1 :Ii:i' . CO., Tolbs 4
" aI e I lo,'. a'i.,.y i'...- : ,,r Y ist'pattl o.
a No Time for Extras.
Tiny Sister rirushing into big sh
ter's rooni)-P-Ilease hurry, Lulu; Ma -
White is downstairs. Lulu (erye
grandly, while she !dabs her face with
the powder puff-Very well, dear; I'n .
Sbe down. Tiny Sister (nervously)--O,
please don't wait to shave!--Womaa's
Good for the Blues.
Is your appetite on a vacation, you
energy absent, and everything else
Sout of "Whack?" If so, you had bet.
ter take s5(methinfl and take it now.
Simmons' Sarsal:ari!la is the King o
STonics. It will make you eat all yo :
want to pay for. Try it and hear yomu
self laugh again.
"I've worked for the plarty faithfully
Sfor the past 20 years," began the O1
fice-seeker, "and I can say with truth
that I never once asked for any oa*
fice-" "Glorious record!" put in the
party leader. "I wouldn't think at
urging you to break it. Keep it p
with your hair. If you have tried other
preparatbns and they have failed, try
Barry's Tricopherous. It grows hair
that will wear. 50 cents per bottle at
your druggist's or by mall postpaid
Barclay & Co., 45 Stone Street, .. Y.
"The man who painted that spaurlou
picture was an artist, at all events,"
said the connoisseur. "I don't know
about him," answered Mr. Cumroi ,
ruefully. "but the dealer who sold It tO
To improve the general health, takS
Garfield Tea daily for a time; it purisi
the blood, eradicates rheumatism sad
many chronic ailhnents and keeps the
health good. Gartiield Tea is made 01
herbs; It is guaranteed under the RPe
Food and Drugs Law. Gartield Tea Co,
Brooklyn, N. Y.
Als every thread of gold is ,aluarbl,
so is every moment of time.-J. M -
ACETYLENE 6AS GENERATOi
Write us for prices and full 1-f
NECCO& EISElANI CO., Ho Ti.