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_The Lower Coast Gazette.
DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF THE LOWER COAST: AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, FISHERIES AND COMMERCE.
V IOLU I. I'OINTE-A-LA-IIACIIE, IA., SA'T'URI)AY, SEPTEI'1'MI;IBER 25, 1909. Ni'MII 3.
Taft Lets Waters Flow Into Un-I
BIG PROJECT IS COMPLETED
Mountain Ridge Pierced by the Gov
ernment in Order to Irrigate
Beautiful, But Semi-Arid
Tract in Colorado.
Montrose, C'ol., Sept. 2:;.--President
Taft, standing at the west portal of
the great (Gunnison river tunnel a
little before flvie o'clock this afternoon.
pulled a lever, and with a mighty rush
the waters of the river six miles away
poured into the ULncompahgre valley
in a life-giving flood.
Thousands of men and women who
a moment before had stood in silent
awe burst forth in wild cheering, can
non which had been captured by Col
orado troops in Manila roared a salute,
and brass bands added their patriotic
music to the clamor.
Mighty Proect Completed.
Thus was fittingly signalized the
completion of the Gunnison river tun
nel, the first project undertaken by
the United States government re
clamation service. Work on the pro
ject was begun four and a half years
ago and had progressed steadily ever
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Wel Portal·'~i of Fiunion unel
since. Together with its main and
distributing canals, the tunnel will ir
rigate 150,000 acres of land in a val
ley naturally one of the most fertile
in Colorado, but which has been semi
arid because of the annual summer
droughts and the inadequacy of the
This day of the opening of the tun
nel was made the chief day of the
Western Slope fair, pow being held
here. All the morning special trains
kept coming in, from various parts
of the state, and at 10:30 there was a
parade of the visitors. Early in the
afternoon the explosion of a bomb
told the people that the special train
bearing President Taft and other gov
ernment officials had entered the city
limits. A second bomb announced his
One of the Concrete Drops on South Canal.
debarkation at the station, and a third
was sent up as the distinguished
guest, escorted by a great procession,
started for Elks' park.
President Taft Welcomed.
At the park, after introductory re
marks by F. D. Catlin, chairman of
the Gunnison tunnel opening commit
tee, Mayor J. Q. Allen turned the
key of the city over to the guests.
Then John C. Bell delivered the formal
address of welcome, to which Presi
dent Taft responded briefly and
happily. The exercises here con
cluded with remarks by Senator
Charles J. Hughes and Gov. John
Shafroth. At four o'clock trains start
ed for the west portal of the tunnel,
where President Taft opened the
gates, and speeches were made by I.
W. McConnell, consulting engineer of
the reclamation service, and Senator
S Ionace T. DeLong of Grand Junction.
After the return to Montrose there
wua a reception to President Tatt and
others, and this e7v'nng speochrs were
dcli,red by a numb er of 'well-known
C(olrado:.u%, the celebration Ivinding
up with an illmlinated paratel and py
First of the big gove\rnmlent recla
nlr in, prioj ertS to b), undoertaken, the
(;unnii til river tunnel has b1)o(1 one of
the mrost ditlieult to carry through.
'The 'a1ple waters of the Gunnison
ilow through lnarrow valleys unsuit
ed to agriculture or through deep,
rIocky canyons, while only a few
mihles t to the west the lovely Unc.om
pahgro valley has been suffering for
water. The Gunnison, descending in
ever deep-ening gorgo's, finally lungea
into the Black canyon, one of the most
magnilicent. mountain gorges in the
world. This unpromising spot was se.
lected as the starting point of the
tunnel. Itrave engineers lowered
thetmslves into the Ilack canyon at
plints where the granite walls rise
almost perpeondicutlarly hundreds of
feet, and after their surveys were corm
plete#d active work was started on the
immll e IIInse Iroject.
At great expense and under onor.
Inous ditfieulties, a wagon road was
Ibuilt to the east portal of the tun.
aol. it is 15 miles long, and, climb.
ing the granite ridge between the
canyon and the I'ncompahgre valley
descends the rocky wall on shelf
Bore Built for All Time.
Simultaneously work was begun at
each end of the tunnel and at a point
several thousand feet from the west
end, where a shaft was sunk. As fast
as the tunnel was driven through the!
shale and solid rock, it was timbered
and then the heavy timbers were
covered with impervious cement. Th!i
gives a tunnel of solid concrete built
I to withstand the wear of ages. All
the flumes, culverts, division gates,
drops and other work along the lines
of the main canals are built of steel
r There is no dam across the Black
canyon at the point where the river is
turned into the tunnel. Instead of
this, the tunnel itself taps the river
a from beneath its granite bed. By
I this plan neither floods nor slack wa
4 ter can prevent the tunnel taking
a from the river all the water needed.
Has Immnse Capacity.
A few statistics of this tremendous
a project are worth setting forth. The
tunnel is 30,600 feet long, and 11 by
' 13 feet inside measurement. The main
B canal is 30 feet wide at the bottom
d and 83 feet wide at the top, and the
d average depth of the water is ten
a, feet. The capacity is 1,300 cubic feet
of water a second. After the water
leaves the west portal of the tunnel
. it is conducted through 12 miles of
,f canal to the Uncompahgre. There is
t. a drop of 214 feet in this distance, and
,e this great fail will be utilized for cre
g, ating power. A series of concrete
l drops has been constructed and the
i. immense body of water rushing over
d them is capable of generating at least
2. 10,000 horse power which will be util.
tr ized in lighting the entire Uncompah.
n gre valley by electricity.
t. The cost of the tunnel and distrib.
,, uting canals is over $5,000,000, and
e perpetual water rights will be sold to
. actual settlers at about $35 an acre.
or Teach Children to Swim.
Last year more than 32,000 childreg
I were taught to swim at the Londoa
4 public schools.
NEWS PARAGRAPHS .'
e A DIVERSITY OF CROPS AND IM- ,,
PROVED METHODS OF FARM
1. ING iN VOGUE.
TRADE AT HOME THE MOTTO e
Local Products Are Given Preference u
at Stores-Dairy Business and Oth- I
er Livestock Pursuits Growing- T
Items of General Interest to All. d
' lanlltield.- That di\versified farm- fl
ing is a well established policy among a
the agricultural 'lasses of )e Sotro
pat rish is an assured fact. To verify a
this trot ih it is ontly necessary to con- a
verse with the farmiers, and the re
' silts are also to he se',n on every j
hand. If youi step into a gro'ery -
store in lansfield and ask for itiolas- o
ses, a l)e Soto product will be hand
ed out to) y lou, andil ulpon iliquiry you \i
will hlarni that ten ti!ll,'s as lltml('h
syrup is shipped out of ttie parish as ti
is shipped it. A few years since c
yhollle-mIade syrup was ain unknlownl l
lhilng. If you ask for potatoes youl I
will get those raised right here, and I
inquiry will show that many mo are are
lishipped to the nort hiern cities early N
t in the spring than are shippetd here. Ii
st If you want (canned goods they will t
hand outl goooooooooooooo shrdlu hrd
d hand out goods put up at Benson,
La., or by the J. G. Graham canning
factory near M\lansfield. The prici
t pal output of both thes e concern' s is
canned tomatoes, pears alld berries, p
but they are extending their capac- 11
ity, and a good season ior fruit and 1:
gardens will see this busitness large- t
ly extended. The Graham company 1
puts tiup a preserve that is made of c
watermelon rind in home-made cane 0
syrup without any sugiur extracted, t
and it is a delicious preserve.
Then the dairy businsi-s in several 0
parts of the parish has practically g
superseded the cotton farm, and some Ii
of the most successful dairies in the t
south are to be found near Stone- i1
wall, the business increasing rapidly,
and the parish has mmcl thorough
bred Jersey cattle than a:nyparish in
the state. The raising of fine horses
is receiving much attention, and
brood mares are being substituted
for mules on many of the smaller
farms. It is almost a weekly occur
rence to see carloads uf fat cattle
shipped to New Orleans and other
markets, and the small experiments
this year make it certain that rice
can be grown profitably on all the
bottom lands, and it will be planted
on a large scale next year. Take all
these facts, and remember that the
hill farmers can make cotton in spite
of the boll weevil, and everything
looks encouraging for the farmer in
l this section, and most of these splen
did results and brighter prospects are
Ps to be attributed to the scare given
el the people by the appearance of the
boll weevil. The outlook is anything
k but dark, and it seems that fate is
s helping those that help themselves.
er Rice Growers Organize.
3y Lake Providence.--An enthusiastic
a- meeting of the river rice growers was
ig held at Lake Providence and resulted
d. in organizing the Mississippi River
Rice Growers' association. Robert
L. Hill was elected temporary presi
u dent and F. H. Schneider temporary
secretary. A committee of seven,
Scomposed of Messrs. R. L. Hill, Rob
in ert Nicholson, J. E. Ransdell, F. H.
m Schneider, J. H. Cooper, Yancey Bell
and A. K. Amacker was appointed to
draft a constitution and by-laws for
the permanent organization. Several i
speeches were made which drew out I
clearly the advantages of the Missis
sippi farmers for riice growing, and
the superiority of the river rice over
that of other sections. It was decid
ed to make tlhi organization a cen
tral one for all the rice growers of
the Mississippi river and its tribu
taries in Louisiana, Mississippi and
Arkansas, and every rice planter in
the river sections of these three
states will be invited to join.
State University Crowded.
The Louisiana State university
shows a larger attendance than ever
before in its history, with the out
look favorable for a greater number
of students during the eniire session
than ever before.
With a number of additions to the
faculty, a new dean of the law school
and a widened scope in the agricul
tural college and the teachers' col
lege, a more attractive curriculum has
been offered than has been possible
One of th setriking features of the
he year is the completion of the beauti
en ful Alumni .hall, just inside the en.
et trance to the sc~ool, which will be
ter occupied as the administrative build
el ing by October 10.
of Col. T. D. Boyd, president of the
is school, declares that the session of
nd 1909-10 opens with prospects that are
re' encouraging in the extreme.
rer Ask Longer School Term,
sst Covlngton.-The town council met
tilI in regular session and took up quite
ihi a number of important matters,
among them the extension of the
ib- school term from six to nine months.
ad A large delegation of ladies, accom
to panied by several gentlemen, was
re, present in the interest of a longer
school term ,and laid a numerously
signed petition before the council
g asking for 'the appropriation of about
lo0 $1,600 for this purpose. Action on
the pettion was deferred.
Tax for Drainage Canal.
St. Martirville.-Ti town has just
witucssed the greats.t t dictirnstrat ior
over seen in this Iis o:'i, place'. Thi
occlasion was..a ;l an ,'P:ion IO levy
tax for the (iltnnstriti1io0tn of lth na vli
gable drhaiar.ge canait troui 8i. Mar
linville' to lhte A- lh;,falta, and wa:
coltbrali d i till;agnir;litient s.tVil. At
anll early hour the 1g alih'l arwoke
the ,people to look ttpo)tt Ih'e opelning
of a beautiful day, a darl destirred I,
make history for thiti se'tion, and to tolI
usher ill anl er;a of prosperity yet uInt
drelatnledl of lby t te most ent husiast ic. op
Thl day was declared a legal holt
day, the banks aind all thte stores
were closed, giv\ing to :all the people'
lthe opportunity of helpiing to lako 1p
the day a glorious one. Ily the al
most contititled sound o! lmusic the ti
voters cast. Ilthit ballots dlui progress dt
and proslecriy for the making of a
nIcw town of old St. Mart tt illce Ili:
The tax is carricd by a heau vy mia- NI
jority. A I ( enOt tax was voted by
the planter's living onu rh east side te
of the Teche, and a 7 1-2 mill tax by I
::o peoptle living in the salie district.
\\ith over 1::,000 rmiajorrily in assess
rletlt and l:; vo:es aiTatd, the raviga
lion is now asstin'ed. \\thii tihe taxes
carried in tihe First and Second
wards, and with ithe big miajority ill tn
this cle ,(.ion, the people ca(l look i
proudly to the time when this town
will be only four hours distant by
water fro lithe Platiuernine locks. All hi
honor is due to ihe best citizens and wl
to the e'coinragenlent of the ladies. Et
Figurehead Graces Capitol. CC
Blton Rtouge.-'The hardsoume brass at
orinailent and figulrehead fornierly on al
the battleship Louisiau,, which was
presented to the state of Luisiana at
by the navy departmnen , arrived in J
Baton Rouge and has beri 'placed in b3
the ('apitol building. It weighs 7,300
pounds anid was packed in five
crates. The figulreheadus have been r
ordered reminoved fro the ships of
the navy, it having been found that
they. act as a target ror guinncrs of
opposing fleets in time of naval en.- ra
gagements. The Loulsiana figure. w
head will be placed eithelt in the ro- to
tunda of the capitol or in one of the
houses of the general assembly. in
Baton Rouge Park Site. hi
Baton Rouge.-In its plans for the
"city beautntiu as well as the "city of
prosperous" Baton Rouge has found hi
that she may already possess clear di
title to 100 acres of excellent and fa
available park site land just adjoin
ing the city limits to the south. This
land was bought and donated condi- Il
tionally to the Louisiana State uni- in
versity twenty-odd years ago, and Dis- cl
trict Attorney Hubert N. Wax has is
sued a letter declaring that L. S. U.
has never used this land in accord
ance with the conditions and that
hence the city may now enter into
possession without legal process. la
Three Burn in Explosion
Lafayette.-As Mrs. Walter Talbot
was attempting to light a fire in a le
stove with coal oil the can: exploded ti
and the lady was severely burned si
about the face and hands. Mr. Tal- le
bot and his sister, Miss Thibadoux,W
in trying to extinguish the flames
were both burned about the arms and h
hands. Dr. G. A. Martin was called or
and, while Mrs. Talbot is suffering 0
great.pain, her injuries are not seri- q1
ous. An alarm of fire was turned in, w
but the flames from the explosion tl
were quickly put out before any dam
age resulted. re
A Million for Good Roads. q
Baton Rouge.-To the present time g
$750,000 has been contracted to be V
spent by nine parishes of the sixty ft
in Louisiana on "good roads." Six p
more have taken the first steps to- n
ward making appropriations and are a
expected to briag the total for the
fifteen to nearly a round million dol- g
Forty-five parishes remain in which I
the propaganda is to oe urged, butrt
three-quarters of a million sure in A
one-fourth of the parishes has result- -
ed from a six months' campaign. a
Veteran Killed by Train.
St. James.-Eugene Schexnaydre
was struck by a passenger train at
the St. James station and killed. Mr. -
Schexnaydre was 69 years and 7 c
months old and one of the best known 1
and most highly respected citizens (
of this parish and a gallant Confed- p
erate veteran, he having served three t
years and four months in the Civil J
war as a member of Colonel Belle
souer's artillery. d
Treasure Hunters Busy.
Covington.-G. C. Allexiur came to
this city recently and as result of t
his visit the treasure hunters have (
been very busy on his property at
t he conflueuce of the Abita and the 1
Bogue Falaya Rivers. They make
nightly excursions to the place and
have dug great holes in the earthi
in a fruitless hunt for gold. Devin- t
ing rods, peach limbs and other con
trivances are used in an effort to
locate the treasure.
Oil Company Files Suit.
Shreveport.-The Louisiana Oil r
company has filled suit against Asses- i
sor S. Q. Hollingsworth, the police (
jury and the board of reviewers, to
prevent collection of taxes on count- I
less acres of land, according to the
present assessment, which describes
the property, as "oil land," though oil
has not been discovered thereon. Pe
titioners seek a reduction of assess
ment from between fitty and one hun
dred dollars to not exceeding five dol.
lars a an cre, for second-class land.
At A Glance
)tii r raei.; v,'rei a f:'atilre at thl e Oz
lixi, l ir at I;island.
Au u nltli-ti!;l n lilg otidin! me' was
ad mh led at .( xandria.
'Po' ,rt s Moil,. was kil.d it.l a cot-.
Stll gin .ll ident intiar I t .i ha atu
optened with ai atteudance of .
'l'The Ascnsion parishl poli'e jury
i.et asitde $;0, 0 for good ro:ld pur- J,
Th. 'Il propos-d tax to (tert an aglri- i
cultural high school at lielr. Was sli
s defeated. a`
a Six hto sts Wt'ere itr'ck by light- eN
hill:; during all electric .1 stl rml at
- New Or'leans. a
Mlayor .1. It. l'ace of \VWinfield has
e tenldered his resignatioll tO thei goy'.
'ernor anid it has been ac'ept1ed.
Fire caused by a natural gas e- to'
plosiOn resulted ki the d--, ruct ion of ic
two residences in Shreveport.
The SouthwIst l a uiiiUttl Indus- ci
1 trial institute, atl Lafayetie, ol ledt
k its ninth session with 2'.t students. pn
i aill tendance.
y Charles 1nlsto, 12 yars oli, and
I his brother Walter, 14, wire drwnied
I while bathing in the ('ooi ite riiver i' fh '
East. ]li(on R(ouge prish. fr
M\lalnagers otf all Farnl'ers' inini:t
cotton warehous*.es in Ltouiiana ll t (G
at Alexandria ito di iscus thl e andling
Santd oIllOve. elllt of Ithe clrot'p.
Eugene Shtlexi laydre, a Cotnfedl(r
a ate veteran, 7) years old, diied at St.
lamles, La., frou injuries ststa iled
Sby being struck by a train.
Rev. IHorate Siberiill of ('ape Gi- a
rardeau, Ž1o., will su1 '(1 edi l He . It. L.
Porter as pastor of the First Chris- tl
ttian church at Baton Rouge. C(
The Pearl River County Agricultu- 1
r. al High school opened at Poplarville kl
. with an address by 5: lt Superin
. tendent of Education J: N. Powers.
e Pearl fishing in the lake at Moor
ingsport is proving remunerative.
Some of the pearls are reported to
have brought the finders $i75 each.
Ie At a conference at Baton Rouge i
Y of the principals of the agricubural
d high schools of Louisiana a p1lan to
ir diversify crops was discussed with
n' The negroes are raising funds to ij
S purchase a site to be donated to v
- the parish school board for the build
ing of a central school at Natchito
Another boat has been put in the
Baton Rouge trade trade by the ississip- v
pi Packet company, and both the g
steamer Imperial and steamer St. I
James are making the capital city
Dr. E. L. McGhee, president of the
t Louisiana Anti-Tuberculosis league,
a lectured at Garyville on the preven- P
tion of tuberculosis, and usted lantern I
d slides. A branch anti-tuberculosis i
1 league was organized to assist in the
s The Rayne corn elevator at Rayne I
d has been completed, and deliveries
d on contracts are now being made.
g One mercantile firm received an in
Squiry for prices on 20,000 bushels,
a, which will probably be lhandled
n through the elevator.
- The Woodmen of Baton Rouge have
received an invitation to attend the
Woodmen of the1 World potato ban
quet, to be held October 8 on the
e grounds of the Woodmen of thei
we World resort, near Glosier, Miss. The
y feature of the day will be a sweet
lx potato dinner and speecheis by emi- 11
o. nent Woodmen orators of Mississippi
e and Louisiana. t
be At a meeting of the \omen's Piro
gressive unimn i,1 ('ovinglon lhe fol- a
lowing officers woere etette'd: 1rs.
ih B1. B. War-ren, president; .1rs. Pris
tl tO Burins, first vice president; ŽIrs.
il Albert Smith, secotnd vice presidouIt;
t1 Mrs. William leodcbendor, secrel ary,
and Mlrs. Wallace Poole, treasiurer.
The union voted $25. toward tIhe (x
penses of the chemiical engine coml
at The Texas rice mills have several i
Ir. present atives lin Plaquemie and avi
7 cinity purchasing rice, which is bt
nt ing shipped direct to ie mills at
ns Galveston and other places. A belter
d price tis being paid for the cereal
e than what is offered by the New Or-
il leans merichants, besides cutting out
1the charges and expenses of the mid
dleman. It is stated that fronm 3i
cents to 40 cents is saved on each
to Andrew Gossett, acting for a mtll.
of ber of sheep farmers from Lake
e Charles and vicinity, has completed
at the shipment of 5,000 sheep to the
he 101 ranch of Miller Bros., near Okla
Shoma City, Okla. The price paid was
nd $2 per head. Miller Bros. were will
th ing to buy twice that numbert, and
in the sheepmen were willing to sell
n- them, but the mosquitos had scat
o tered the herds so badly that they
could not be rounded up.
A collision between Thomas Ket
chens, riding a motorcycle, and Mor
DII ris Frank, on a bicycle, created some
es- excitement on the streets of Lake
ce Charles. Mr. Frank's boy was thrown
to a dozen feet, but was not materially
at- Injured. His bicycle was wrecked.
he The Texas company is erecting an
)es oil station and warehotse near the
oil Plaquemine locks. A big business is
P0* carried on in supplying motor boats
Ss- with gasoline. A pipe line to the
lD" bayou is being put in, so the boats
ol. can be supplied in any quantity de
- WAR OF TRADE ONLY 4
PRESIDENT TELLS JAPS TO LOO:,
OUT FOR US COMMERCIALLY
e Orient Is Battleground Old-Time
Affection Between the Two
a Countries Pledged.
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turing, thi n g yuBtry, w an' d' t: ;1 lit
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llr. 'tai it till torlii- t lail tinl tl, Iarl
talk tI - h at n tIt'\-I iap i'r f. jiI.h. ii tIe. o,
to lard ter. a -, now r,..Itha t, t
factI tha til:e r, otut l t l,, f t , ag ied
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GOVERNORS URGE 15 CENTS
Sanders, Donaghey, Brown and
Willson Will Co-operate.
atIn it h huge', il.i. .\ m;t i jriit r of the
l go (\' wrllotl' ll tin' ontlthi,'ln stl i;t'- ha;\'r,
acrlinga to tte m enpttot''l'-, dle erot'tonid
il ct ttohe v I sh'oDliel'l, atti.t:d ftahsrfgly
L upMa the tuoest ion of ot tEenP's',
that the Ci1' i of the Syuth u.g11 the
1. iTiltf. after p1;;llalir ng tn o stof t le
le letter,+ 'rci\'ed by (;t,\". Sandh'r.:
i.e f Ilt nock, Ark., Sept. ir. h01a0.
i J. Y. tiu'oln , tlti . torltlit of I1ti.O lliianai
Raton Ilouge, La.:
My I)ear ('overnorl'-I- shall look (lre
full into the .titu tio l iln this Stat ', an
if I feel that thi' situation jus tflie it, nI
e will be ,lad to itsue a similar state
al nh lt. I. VV.] )1)NA11lll1Y, ( v'erntr. b
th Jackson, Mism.
inDear In irnor-I th ink t' tuggesttion
to is ia good ie, and will prbably follow
to your lead in publicly recotn ndiing its
d- adoption. E. Fl . Ni , ;overnor.
le My tear Co\'ernor-- think your a
p- views are lnl, land shall be pleased to
1n give conswidration to the suggestions you
e. 1. lFrankfort, Ky.
e, My Dear (overnor-1 am in full sym
n. pathy with the thought which prompted C
yn YOU to write me on the subject suggest
Kentucky, as far as am advised.r If
tion a very viluoable o 'e. i
ke for stveral Iprilles in lio\elultir. has
aso- tIho hrwiou it 'r.if the
pie are talking of Evtting up a pCti
tion reltestin" ash preifsent noi to come
o-defllY rwitneisg thn reutin gi th e plrS
t onidcnt in of.acki Wg his prtmite, ar'ppp,
ins he t etitint Anrm vertn ten, thy s iy
ts it \l'd It' an inar lt yo the fhiar e of
the prnsidaasl. It is prEr hh, that thlese
.t itiznae ah rspentio lhe affsidaint's If
e.li , will h e aa sl e h , prsto ont the p,,ti
atin pueing ftbriardd ,io Mr. [aft.
blout M1r. "T'aft' ne tio thla th,,y w e.ul,
l re oi'e to h,,ar he, has dcidetl w,,t to
True Americans Organize.
trRome, tht.--Itn,,e will b,+ th,. na
a tiolnal headhu of a rtv | It ly+'\\" order,
, the race prohhm, by the dl.p.tatin of
Bishop Ward Paralyzed.
as 'I',kio.--Bi.holp Scth \Vard. of the
ill- Methodist Epliscolll' ( hurch, Suth, is
ell dition. lh, is afllicted with paralysis of
his ,ntire h'ft side, and remaius in a
s* e'i-coluatose state. Hils son is with
et- GIRL MAKES CONFESSION.
me Swore Falsely in Evidence Which Con
ke victed Man to 20 Years.
lRome,, C;a.--IDeclarivig that sihe was
ily drivPn by the lash of conscience to tell
the truth after thavh~in pterjured herself
an on the witness stand. resllting in the,
the conviction of Jack Worthington, a Bar
is tow county farmer, to twenty yrars in
ats the I enitentiary on th+. charge of crim
the inal assault, Rosa Elrod, thle allege.d vie
ats tim, made a sensational affidavit in
de. which she says her story of the assault
Was pure fabrication.
Cklanses the Systcm
Eie c teu ay
D)ispels coils and Headashes
a Laxavwe .
Iest Sor enWomen andCild&
ren-3ouný and Old.
To get &ts beneGcaol ects,
alwa's buy the Oc1u6ne,
manufactured by thk
FIo SYRUP CO.
SOLD BY ALL LEADING DRUGGISTS
one size only, regular price 50 per bottle.
JUST AS BAD.
Dobson--('an your daughter play the
Sububs (wearily)--I don't know
whether she can or not, but she does.
A New One About Napoleon.
A "new" story about Napoleon is
necessarily doubtful; the probability
is that it is simply so old that it has
been forgotten. However, here is one
that Arthur M. Chuquet prints in
L'Opinion as never before published.
].t relates to Napoleon and Biluecher.
The emperor received the general at
the castle of Finkenstein, while he was
preparing for the siege of Danzig. He
drew him to a window in an upper
story and paid him compliments on his
military gifts, and Bluecher, going
r away delighted, described the inter
o view to his aide-de-camp. "What a
U Chance you missed!" exclaimed the
"You might have changed the whole
course of history."
I- "Why, you might have thrown him
d out of the window!"
t' "Confound it!" replied Bluecher. "So
n I might! If only I had thought of it."
-New York Evening Post.
f Carnations Go to Sleep.
it Florists often suffer losses through
,. a habit carnations have of sometimes
"going to' sleep" and never opening
again. A series of experiments made
in the Hull botanical laboratory and
described in the Botanical Gazette
Imakes it seem probable that this
"sleep" is caused by the effect of II.
Sluminating gas, to which, even in very
small quantities, these flowers are
' Standard Oil Wails.
is The Standard Oil Company's real
0 estate holdings in Bayonne, N. J.
u- where its largest oil refining plant in
i. the east is situated, have been in
e creased from $7,310.000, the valu,
le fixed upon them in 190S for taxation.
s. to $l.000,000. Thei company is ap
-pealing against thei incre';ases fixed
. lupIon the realty by the lHudsonii county
Sboard of iIquailization.
THE DOCTOR'S WIFE
Agrees with Him About Footl.
A trained nurse says: "In the
Y practice of my profession I have
,I found so many points in favor of
to Grape-Nuts food that I unhesitatingly
recommend it to all my patients.
"It is delicate and pleasing to the
palate (an essential in food for the
Ssick), and can be adapted to all ages,
r, being softened with milk or cream
for babies or the aged when deficiency
of of teeth renders mastication impos
f sible. For fever patients or those on
liquid diet I find 'Grape-Nuts and albu
men water very nourishing and re
S "This recipe is my own idea and is
et made as follows: Soak a teaspoonful
of Grape.Nuts in a glass of water for
an hour, strain and serve with the
beaten white of an egg and a spoonful
hte of fruit juice for flavouring. This af
is fords a great deal of nourishment that
n- even the weakest stomach can asslm4
of ilate without any distress.
a "My husband is a physician and he
th uses Grape-Nuts himself and orders it
many times for his patients.
"Personally I regard a dish of Grape
Nuts with fresh or stewed fruit as the
ideal breakfast for anyone-well or
In any case of stomach trouble, nerv
as ous prostration or brain fag, a 10 day
0l trial of Grape-Nuts will work wonders
elf toward nourishing and rebuilding and
hi in this way ending the trouble.
ar' "There's a Reason," and trial proves.
S Look in pkgs. for the famous little
Sbook, "The Road to Wellville."
Ever read the above lettert A mewn
'IC- one appears from time to time. They
in are genulne, true, and full of hamna