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NEW YORK BOMB THROWER.
EMMA GOLDMAN SAYS PL01
Assassin Loses Arm and One Cye
May Live to Face a Jury Detec
tives Search for Other M-n-bero
of Gang Up State.
Now York, Mnich 31. Alexandei
Bcrkman, the anarchist lender, who
nerved a long term In prison for au
attempt to nssasslnnte Henry C. Frlck,
was taken Into custody ty the pollr
here Monday. Ho will ho taken tc
Bellovuo hospital and confronted with
Sellg Sllvcrsteln, the man who tlnew
the bomb nt the Uuloti squnro nicct
lng Saturday. Tho two men will be
questioned closely and tin effort made
to learn whethor they have anything
xne detention or Berkmnn was
brought about through tho finding In
Sllversteln's room lu Brooklyn of a
card signed by Berkman, certifying to
8llvor8teln'B membership In the "An
nrchlst Federation union." Berkmnt)
acknowledges the slgnaturo ns his
Saturday he denied acquaintance wltb
the wounded man.
Sllverstcin, who was frightfully In
jured by tho explosion of the bomt
Snturday, was reported to havo made
considerable progress toward recov
ery. The physicians nt Bellovue said
that unless some unfavorable deol
opment comes, they believe ho may
recover. He Is being closely guarded
Emma Goldman and Alexander Berk'
man Sunday ascribed the Union
square tragedy of Saturday to n.po
lice plot and repudiated Sellg Sliver
stein, who throw the bomb.
Sllverstcin Is upheld by hatred, si
lent and morose. The surgeons cut
oft his arm and took nwny what re
mained of one of his eyes. He will
not discuss his act and may live to
face a Jury.
Robert Hunter, a sociologist, said
last night that had ho known when
ho got there that speech hnd been de
nled, ho would have spoken In the
face of the prohibition In order to test
legally the right of free speech.
Two detectives today went to an
unnamed city In tho northern part ol
the stato to search for members ol
an anarchist group who fled from this
city after the bomb explosion.
May Settle Suit Out of Court.
Now York, March 31. After n con
ference between counsel on both sides
In tho suit brought by the Union Re
frigerator Transit Co. of Milwaukee
against tho publishers of McClure'f
Magazlno for ? 100.000 for allege.! llbl
the case was withdrawn from the Jury
Monday. It Is understood thero Is n
probability of a settlemen t out ol
To Accept $100,000 Wager.
Dayton. O., March 31 Wright
brthers, Inventors of an air ship which
has passed several successful tests
are thinking seriously of accepting the
$100,000 wager offered by A. P. Bliv
ens, tho Brooklyn Inventor. The
Brooklyn man proposes n race from
New York to Chicago and tho Dayton
men are confident that their machine
will bo ablo to mnke the dlstanco with
out a stop.
Chicago Man Short $6,000.
Chicago, March 31. .Tames A. Mc
Mahon mid William Selbert, tho con
tractors who wrecked the old county
building, filed a bill in the supcrlot
court today nsklng that Sebastian
Krug, n sub-contractor, bo compelled
to account for 5G,i00 which Krug Is
nlleged to havo said ho paid to rer
tain county commissioners. It Is
clnlmcd by McMahon and Sclbort thai
Krug was short $0,000 in the settle
ment and claimed that he paid It tc
the county commissioners. Thv do
clare, however, In the bill thatjlt If
their opinion that Krug did not bribe
any of the commissioners but that Ik
retained tho money for his own usn
They therefore domnnd nn accounting
Senate Bills Introduced: Amend
lng the depositary act for hoards ol
education so thnt hanks will not be ro
quired to give guaranty compnnj
bonds, hut nny bond npprovod by thf
hoard; providing that graduates ol
flrst-class high schools nre to be ad
mltted to all colleges, universities oi
normal schools supported by tho state;
authorizing township trustees nnd inn
nlclpal councils to Issue bonds for thf
relief of people In distress; providing
that country, golf, tennis nnd slmllai
clubs may enact rules to keep stock.
Issued In the control of their mombor
ship; providing that mayors cf nwljl
Incorporated villages may call sperla
elections for school purposes; maklnp
minimum Interest rates 2 per cent foi
notlve nnd 3 por cent for inactive
funds In stnte depositaries; to author
ho county commissioners to roudtmc
nnd repiovo dams in streams where'
they are thought to bo dangerous; np
proprintlng $lli0.000 to oreqt n raonii
ment to Rutherford B. Hayes In Spie
gel Grovo, the Hayes homestead nl
House Resolutions offered; Fni
tho nppolntmont of a committee Ic
Inquire into tho subject of raising rev
enues for tho stato and report Jnuunrj
1, 1909; for n constitutional amend
ment providing an educational qualifl
cation for electors; for a constltu
tlnnul amendment to permit general
assembly to enact special lnws flxitui
salntles of county officers; that uc
bills except appropriation bills bo ne
coptcd by tho hotiso after April 1; pro
vldlng for tho appointment by tho gov
ernor of thrcp citizens to rovlso nnd
codify tho banking laws of the state
and fapprt to the uext general assem
bly; providing for two night sosslom
f o .consider bills ror imssago to which
jmJ objection is rained by any member.
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The Itinerary of amended round-the-world tour which seems to be the
most direct Includes stops at tho Hawaiian Islands, Samoa, Melbourne,
Sidney, Manila, Yokohama should that port be selected as the stopping
place In Japan possibly a Chinese port, back to the Philippines, and then
home by way of the 8uez canal.
NEWS ITEMS CONDENSED
F. Dowllng, a senman on the bnttlo
ship Missouri, tiled on tho 25th Inst
nt San Diego, Civl. Ho enlisted from
Eau Claire, Wis., In March, 1006.
The hospital ship Relief has arrived
at Magdalcna Bay, where sho will take
aboard such of the sick men of the
Atlantic fleet as may requlro treat
ment. Indiana conl miners nnd operntors
went Into Joint conference Monday to
endeavor to agree upon a wngo scalo
to go Into effect April 1, when tho
present scnle expires.
Charles Andrews, former chief Judge
of tho court of appealsHas resigned
ns commissioner to tnkc testimony for
the governor In the matter of charges
against District Attorney Jerome In
The Most. Rev. Prospero Maria Al
nrcon y Sanchez do' la Parqufro, arch
bishop and head of the Roman Catho
lic church In Mexico, died Mondnv
after a lingering illness. Ho was 80
The standing ruins of the Cento
nnry Methodist church at Providence
Mass., which wns burned two weeks
ngo, collapsed Mondny afternoon, kill
ing two boys nnd injuring severnl
Mrs. Beulnh Hnwklns, who hns puz
zled tho medlcnl and psychological pro
fessors by her long unbroken sleep nt
the County hospital at Los Angeles,
will on Tuesday begin tho B9th dny
of her mysterious slumber.
For lighting matches on J. Pierpont
Morgnn's doorstep, Robert W. Fusli
koller, n seaman, wns fined $1. Push
koller told a policeman who found
him on the financier's porch that he
wns looking for tho number.
Albert Uren, nged 21. nnd Rubin
Dawe. aged 28, were instantly killed
Monday nt the Austin mines nt Swan
sea. Mich., when four sticks of dyna
mite which n worker was holding ex
ploded. A. fellow miner six feet dis
tant escaped without n scratch.
Hot air explosions from windows
nnd doors In tho fncni of firemen
mounting ladders caused Injuries to
ten nt n flro In a largo sovon-story
brick building on Atlantic avenue nnd
Purchase street In Boston Mondny
which cmiBPil n damago estimated at
between $7.",000 nnd $100,000.
Automobiles may bo pressed Into
service as strike breakors In tho event
of a walkout of tho milk wagon driv
ers of Chicago. Milk dealers Mondny
began preparations to utillzo machines
for delivering milk during n posslblo
tleup of their wagon delivery.
Prof. Eliot to Leave Harvard.
Cambridge. Mass., March 31. Pres
ident Charles W. Eliot of Harvard
will leave this city Tuesday on n pro
tracted tour through tho middle west.
During his trip he will ho tho guest
of different universities nnd will de
liver addresses hofore various clubs
nnd other organizations.
Negro Prizefighter Killed.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Mnrch 31. Arthur
Thompson, n negro prizefighter, while
asleep In his home Monday was mor
tally wounded by Georgo Harper, ne
gro, with an axe Many great gashes
were cut In his body, neck nnd bend.
Harper Is alleged to havo been under
tho rnfluenco of cocaine when ho at
tacked his friend.
Washington, Mnrch 31. SenateEn
tire time spent In discussion of bill
authorizing damming of tho Snake riv
er In Washington. House A bill to
substitute electricity ns inodo of In
flicting death potmlty In District of
Columbia; a resolution calling on
ways nnd mans rommltteo to report
to house a bill to repenl all duties on
wood pulp nnd print paper; charges
mndo against chief of forestry bureuii;
dnbnto on agricultural hill resumed.
Five Convicts Escape.
Fairmont, W. Va, March 31. Jeff
Taylor, one of tho flvo convicts who
oseaped from tho Marlon county Jail,
is believed to havo heon drowned In
tho Mnnongahela river near here.
Soon nfter tho Jail delivery a man
fitting his description hoarded tho
ferry boat, hut when faren wero col
lected In midstream' tho man had dis
appeared. It is belloved ho either
Jumped overhonrd or fell Into the riv
er and was drowned. The river will
be dragged fori tho body.
Answers Russian Note.
Rome, March 31. Slgnor Tlttenl,
tho foreign minister, has sent nn an
swer to tho Russlnn note regarding
reform In Maredonla, stating that It
aly accepts nnd will support nil the
propositions contnined in It.
Refrain From Comment.
London, Mnrch 31. All tho London
papers nro now In possession of the
latest phftse of tho 1 1 til Incident, hut
for tho most part they refrain from
comment, Tho Dally News, however,
lu an editorial saya thnt the emperor's
whisper curries farther than tho thun
ders of other men.
CARRY FLAG AROUND THE GLOBE.
TO-LAY DOWN' PICKS T0DA
Union Miners i Most of Coal Fleldi
of Country Will Quit Work To
night 250,000 In Ohio.
Indlnnnpolls, Iud., Mnrch 31. The
union miners lu most of the coal
fields of the country will lay down
their picks nnd shovels to-night. Al
most 250,000 of them will Btop work
In Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, Mis
soiirl, lown, Kansas, Oklahoma, Ar
kansns, Texas and probably In hull
ana, Illinois, Michigan, West Virginia
and Kentucky Tho mining contracts
under which they nre now working
explio nt midnight nnd, except lu
Central Pcnnsylvnnln nnd In the Iud!
ana block coal district, no contracts
have been made nor havo tho minors
nnd opcratois yet entered Into district
agreements providing for tho opera
tion of the mines nfter April 1 pend
lng agreement. TIiIh la n possibility
In the Indiana bituminous conl dls
trict. In Illinois. Michigan nud West
Virginia The Indiana bituminous
Western Pennsylvania nnd Illinois
miners nnd operators aro lu Joint ses
slons nt Torre Haute, Pittsburg nnd
Springfield. Technically the miners
will go out on strike but In renlltj
they stop work because the operators
except In Indlnna and Illinois, show
no real Intention of meeting and treat
lug with them, though no question ol
wage or principle Is nt stnke.
Admiral Still With Fleet.
Snn FranciECO, Mnrch 31. Accord
lng to the Commercial Wireless station
in this city, Admiral Evnns' Ilngshlp
Connecticut, which was expected here
Tuesday, was still at Magdalcna and
had not departed for Snn Francisco
with Admiral Kvans ns reported in a
Auditor's Agent Loses Case.
Winchester, Ky., Mnrch 31. The
suit of M. P. Rehorn, stato auditor'
ngent .against tho Burlcy Tobacco so
eloty for back taxes on ono billion
pounds of tobacco, valued at $100,000,
000, was tried before Judge Evans to
dny and dismissed. Tho Judgo de
cided that Rehorn failed to mnko a
Tobacco Growers Will Be Protected.
Huntington. W. Vn.. March 31. In
view of the fact that tobacco growers
of Lincoln and other counties of this
state hao received warnings from
"night riders," Adjt.-Gen. Burlew to
dny Issued an order nt the Instnnco ol
Gov Dawson to the tobnero glowers
of tho stnto that thoy plant this yenr's
crop, If' they so desire, and troops
will bo called out to protect them 11
- New Counterfeit Bill Out.
New York, Mnrch 31 Discovery of
a counterfeit $20 gold eortlflrato by n
Grand street bank cashier Monday hns
led banking men hero to bellove that
largo numbers of similar counterfeits
may bo In circulation. Tho counterfeit
Is n poor Imitation of tho original
and can be enslly detected. The "XX"
nnd the seal on the fneo of tho note!
nro Irregular. Tho back of tho noto
Is dark colored ns If from much han
dling, preslimnbly to hldo tho poor
ongrnvlng. Tho engraving on tho face
Is three-sixteenths of nn Inch short
nnd on tho back one-quaiter of nn Inch
Tobacco Warehouse for Dayton.
Dnyton, O., March' 31. O. I. Rob
bins, collector of customs or the Day
ton port or entry, has submitted n
proposition to tho American Cigar Co.
to have all Its tobacco Imported for
tho Dayton, Louisville, Cleveland nnd
westorn fnctorles shipped through the
local 'port nnd havo a warehouse In
this city, from which all tobacco Im
ported enn be distributed. This would
bo a saving or tlmo and freight hills
to tho cigar company, ns tho present
method of Importing all goods through
Now York onuses delay In shipment
nnd nlso loss of money In tho freight
Crime or Accident.
Beren, 0 March 31. The police ars
tumble to determine whethor John
Barnes, Sandy, Lnke, Pa., was killed
by a- train or by thugH nt Boron. He
died nt tho City hospital of n fractured
skull. Supt. Potlneau of tho Lake
Shore pollco believes flames fell from
a train. Marshal Fowles of Beren
thinks the mnn was killed by tramps.
Heirs Hold Meeting.
Lima, O., March 31. Heirs of Chris
topher Worknn, a wealthy merchant
lu tho orient, who died leaving no
will nnd no Issuo, hold n meeting.
Requested to Go to Pittsburg.
Pittsburg, Mnrch 31. T. L. Lewis,
the nowly elected president of the
United Sllno Workers, hns been re
quested to como to Pittsburg to nttond
a Joint eonforquco or miners nnd op
erators Tuesday at which It will b!
decided whether tho mines In the
Westorn Pennsylvania district will be
closed down pending u, settlement ol
tho wage question,
STATE NEWS BY TELEGRAPH
Crude Oil Stilt Slow.
Lima, O., March 31. Tho critdo oil
yield In tho mlddlo west Is still slow
nnd shnwH no sign ofvlmprovlug.
. Died With Prayer on Lips.
Cincinnati, O., Mnrchs8L John Dal
ton of Mlddloto'w' wns killed by n
train here." Ho had' h rosary In his
hand. - j
Vlctlnt of Burglar Dies.
Toledo, O., March 31s' Patrick Swee
ney, the nged policeman of Tiffin who
wns shot by a burglar,, died In tho hos
pital hero. -
Man Fatally Hurt by Train.
Sandusky, 0 March 31. William
Fltzpatilck of lSlyrla was fatally hurt
hero by a Lake Shore train.
Carnegie Will Help Church.
Medina, O., March 31. Andrew Car
negie hns Just offered to pay half the
cost of a $1,G00 organ for Medina's
new Catholic church,
Banker's 8on In Jail.
Lima, O., March 31. Two nddltlonnl
warrants wero served on II. J. Clnrko,
Ron of n I'tlca. O.. banker, in Jail hero
for passing bad checks'1 on his father'
bank. , '"
Actor Is Arrested.
Medlnn, O., MnrcK 31. Tom E.
Shaw, leading mnn of tho Joshua
Slmpklns compnriy, Hwns nrrestod,
charged with desortlon of his wlfo nt
Flint, Mich. "
Love Affair Leads. to Shooting.
Wollsvllle. O.. Mnrch 31. Georgo
Snowden, colored, shot Mrs. Elmer
Spires, 'nlso colored. He then killed
himself. She will probably die. A
love nffnlr. .
Wealthy Resident Dies.
Woosler, 0 March 31. Henry M.
Rudy, 68, banker nnd ho wealthiest
resident of Lalton, died very suddenly
of heart trouble. Hes,l8 survived by
a wife nnd two children. Ills father,
Levi Rudy, Is still living at 93.
Pleads Guilty io Murder.
Ashtabula, 0 Mnrch 31. Joo Dram
miss, who shot nud killed Angclo Frn
butt In a saloon braw'l at Ashtabula
Harbor January II last, pleaded guilty
at Jefferson nnd was' sentenced to 12
yenrs In the penltentlnry.
Falls In Faint and Dies.
East Liverpool. O..March 31. Flro
nt the home of tho Hoiu W. F. Brown
at Brownsdnlo caused, the partial de
struction of the residence nnd tho
death of Mrs. Brown. She telephoned
to neighbors and fell over In n faint
Discharged From Pen.
Columbus, O.. Mnrcjj 31. Ell Van
(mons, n coinrndo of'Homer Morrison,
and one of the notorious Williams
county firebugs, was discharged from
tho penitentiary .Monday upon tho
expiration of n four-year, .term for ar
Bon. Night Riders Keep Away.
Columbus, O., March 31. Stato Flro
Marshal D. S. Creamer has reco'lved
a letter from Deputy Mnrshals Swee
ney nndv Ambrose nt Cincinnati, In
which they nssert that contrary to
reports, not n dollar's 'worth of to
bacco hnB been burned In Ohio by
tho night riders.
Asks for Receiver for Husband.
Ashland, O., Mnrch 31. Tho wife of
Hurry E. Snyder, grocer, who toft
Ashland n week ngo, Mondny npplled
for n receiver for her husliand'o bust
ness. W. C. JMooro was appointed.
Snyder is brigadier general of tho I.
O. O. F. of Ohio, and was a candldnto
for grand warden.
Sentence Affirmed by Court.
Toledo, O., Mnrch 31. Tho convict-1
ed luumbermen whoso sentence to lm-1
prlsoninent by common pleas court for
conspiracy In restrain of trade was
affirmed by circuit, will apply for leavo
to fllo n petition In error In the su
premo court. There Is doubt If such
application will ho nllowcd, an it
raises n question which has never beon
decided by Ohio courts.
Has Tendered Hie Resignation.
Columbus, O., Mnrch 3,1. Dr. Geo.
B. Vlles has resigned ns nssoc.lnto
froressor or Germanic Inpgfmges and
Itornturo nt Ohio Stato university
nnd wll' devote his attention to lit
erary wo-:. His resignation will tako
effect r. the closo ot -tho present
school year. Dr. Vlles In, sorvlng his
second term as president ot tho Arner
lean Esperanto association.
"Rookey George" Missing.
Cadiz, O., Mnrch 31 Throo Italian
section hands who lived In a shanty
near Miller's Station wore shot and
killed Sunday. "Rookoy Georgo,"
who also lived In the shanty, Is miss
ing. Tho men who wero killed wero
supposed to havo had n considcrablo
amount' or money on their persons.
Their money belts wero rifled nnd
their pockets turned Inside out.
Marsh Land to Be Redeemed.
Sandusky, O.. March 31. Mysteri
ous leasing nnd buying of hundreds
of, ncres or mnrsh land on tho south
shoro or Sandusky bay above pas
talla which bus been going on eomo
time lias been explained by nnuounce
mont that vnluablo marl deposits had
been ncqulred and that tho plnnt or
tho Manchester Cement Co, or Man
chester, Mich., a dofunct concern, had
been purchnsed and would bo moved
to a sito selected near 'Castalla, re
built and operated by tho Buckoyo
Bealty Co. or Sandusky, Incorporated
Monday witu a capita stock oi iuu,
000. Tho plant will havo 2,600-barrel
capacity every 21 hours nnd will glvo
employment to COO men.
Emperor Francis Joseph Better.
Vienna, March 31 Emperor Fran
els Joseph who apparently hns com
ploteyl recovered his health,-went for
a long: walk In tho oppn ulr (o-day
Ho nlso received In audience Prlnca
Von Buclow, the Oerman 'chancellor.
Miss Fnrrar Honored.
Berlin, Mnrch 31. Miss Fornldino
Farrnr, tho American singer, has been
nominated ns ''imperial court singer"
by tho emperor.
Wheat Looks Best In Years. f
Chnrdon, O., Mnrch 31. Fal sown
whent Is looking as green ns velvet
nnd tho outlook for n heavy crop ds
better than for years. This is due-to
two reasons, It has been a. mild win
ter, and many farmers followed tho ml
vlco received from the stato agri
cultural station nnd drilled In whenl
ns lato ns September 28 and October
1. thus escaping Insects. Lato planting
In this region, It Is said, will Insure
a third larger wheat crop.
CUatlon for Flora Whaley.
Now York. March 31. Surrogate
Jackson nC Mlneoln, U I., has Issued
a citation of Florettn Whaley, who
eloped a yenr ngo with Jero K. Cooke,
nt "thnt tlmo rector of St. George's
Episcopal church, Hempstead, nml who
Is living with him In California, to np
pear In person or by counsel before
the surrogate on 'May 1.1. Thero wll'
ho a Judicial settlement on thnt date
of iho accounts of her grandmother
Kezlnh Whaley, ob executrix of the
will of Floretto's father, John Whaley,
City Buys Street Railway.
Winnipeg, Man , March 31. Tho cits
council or Winnipeg on Monday decld
ed to buy the Mockcnzlo nnd Mann
street rnllwnyu within tho city limits
Thcso propcrtleo consist of 30 miles
of electric inllwnv, nn electric llghl
plnnt nnd mi electric power plnnt, 4E
miles from the city, which supplier
power to Industries. The sale, based
on quotnlions of stock In Toronto, will
Involve nbout $13.000 000. The city U
dqveloplng n magnificent power plnnt
on Winnipeg river 60 miles from the
city nt n tost of $3,000,000. The clt
council nppolnled n committee to com
plele tho negotiations, Tho franchise
of tho ntreet railway company has 10
yenrs to run.
Whitehead Torpedo Does Damage.
Pensnrola. Fin., March 31. Struck
by u Whitehead tcrpedo fired from one
of her own tubes, tho torpedo bont
Blakely, which has been ongnged in
tnrget practice off this port, has n
Jnrgo Jagged hole Jus,t below the watei
line on the port Hide. Tho torpedc
was n blank. The Blnkely hns beer
put lu dr dock nml a board of In
qulry nnmed to Investigate tho accl
dent It Is cnld tho torpedo boat win
en the tnrget range, nbout four mllei
from tho navv ynrd, engaged In prac
tire A Whitehead torpedo hnd beer
prepared for it range or 4,000 ynrdi
nnd Urol. It had only gone about 10(
varda when It suddenly swerved nin'
enme directly toward tho Blnkely
striking Ihe vespel on the port side
below the water line. Bedding wai
used to stop tho Inrush of water, nnd
the vess"! Iicndrd for the navy ynrd.
Klllo Glx-Yesr-Old Daughter.
Huntington, Pa., .March 31. Georg
Conrad, n farmer of Wnyne, W. Vn
on Monday killed his 0-venr-old dnugh
ter by beating her with n poker nnt
fntally Injured his wlfo with tho sami
weapon Jealousy Is assigned as the
nt-vsn Cci'rnd enrai;cd.
Toledo, Mn-ch 31. Upon tho nppll
cntinn of nmlorltv stockholders, C. V
M. Miller. pf"fildent of tho SecurlU
Snvlngs Bank nnd Trust Co., wns np
pointed receiver of tho Toledo & In
rilana Electric Railroad Co. by Jtidc
Brough In common pleas court.
Prof. Koch to Visit America.
Berlin, Mnrch 31. Prof. Robert
Koch nnd his wlfo left .Monday for
Bremen, where thoy will dako pascngr
on tho Kronprlnzessln Cecilia, salllnr
for New York. Thoy will bo nbKent
for 18 months and will pay nn ex
tended villi) to Japan, China nnd Indn
Chlnn, after remaining In tho United
Stijtco fcr n time.
The Mayflower at New Orleans.
Now Orleans, Mnrch 31. Mrs. The
odoro Roosovolt nnd her children ot
Monday disembarked from the yneh
Mnyflowcr, In which they are maklnf
a trip dowji tho Mississippi river, nnd
spent several hours Inspecting n Lou
Islnnn sugnr plantation. Tho plantn
tlon visited wns tho "Evan Hall,'
owned by Hnrry McCall, collector ol
customs or New Orleans.
Something Typically American.
A German, artor having spent ono
week In Now York, received letters
from homo nsklng him to send buck
something typically American as a
souvenir of tho lnnd of tho free. Bo
lng a consclcntloua man ho studied
condftlons nbout town for another
week beforo attempting to decldo up
on any ono commodity rcpresontntlvo
of American culturo and habits. Fin
ally ho mado up his mind. Ho sent
six packages of chewing gum. 'r
In a collection ot Egyptian pa;yrl
Professor Jules Nlcolo Is reported to
hnvo found among somo Greek toxts
an nnciont IMln guldo through Rom6.
As It contains nn Inventory of sculp
ture and Indicates tho locality whoro
each pleco was located, as well as des
cribes each, It may provo of Im
portance In supplying ua with data
for tho attribution of as yet namoloss
Although all Jim steamship lines
running from Now York to South Af
rica nro In tho "ring" with thoBp from
Englund nnd undor agreement to
mnintnln freights, tho American ex
porter is much more Independent than
the English, shipper, Inasmuch as tho
former is not grantod rebates. '
1 ' i
Advice to a Lawyer.
Novor draw up any InBtrumont, not
oven' your own will, without eomo
flaw In It, for It would bo high treason
ngalust tho profession to mako It
perfect and not liable to any con
test Many a woman's Idea of being nr
tlatlo Is not to know how to cook.
Wf Breaking the News.
Thn tnittrlnirmlfll failure of Pftt. a
nartondor In tho centre of tho city, '
linn horn common knowledge for ,
somo tlmo, nnd It has nlso boon no
eecrct that Pat teally Cef not blanlo
his wlfo for her Impatience with his
hnhlts. Pat Is in dead earnest when
ho says that his wlfo realty Is too
good for nlm nnd deserves a divorce,
which tho self abasing; Pat would
gladly grant her If It wasn't bo ex
pensive. Tho good fnlth of Pat In
this respect was, howover, never moro
forcibly Illustrated than during tho
sovcro nttnek of pneumonia from
which ho hns Just recovered. "Pat,
tho doctor says you aro very sick,'
said his wlfo during her vIbR to tho
hospital ono dny. "What do thoy
really say7 You can't hurt mo by
telling mo tho truth," answered Pat.
"Well, Pat, they say that you can
not live," whispered tho wlfo, finally
yielding to Pat's Insistent demand for
tno truth', xjon't you hellovo It; doc
tors mnko a habit of holding out
hopc9 to the last," drawlod Pat In his
weinrl8omo style. "They nrs; only
breaking tho news to you gently. 1
nm going to get well.'' Philadelphia
The Way They Do It Now.
Porcnts who undertako to assist
'their children In tho preparation of
thclr school lcsBona oncountcr somo
queer difficulties- Long division, for
Instance, presents stumbling blocks
that trip up tho wisest minds of a
generation ago. In thnt benighted
ago youthful students ot nrlthmctlc
were taught Hint in an example In
long division tho divisor was placed
at tho left of tho dividend, tho quo
tient on tho right, while tho remain
der wob written at tho end of tho
quotient. Old fogies who hnvo drop
ped hopelessly behind tho times now
nttempt to lntroduco those nntlquctcd
methods when tutoring their offspring
but tho youngsters scornfully cor
"Oh, that Isn't right," they explain,
"You must put It down fins way."
Then nccorolng to present day In
struction they put tho quotient above
tho dividend nnd sot the remainder
In tho llttlo crook on tho right form
erly occupied by tho quotient.
Tho widow of n German ofllcor pres
ented herself at the ofllco In Berlin
for tho purposo of drawing tho pen
Bion duo her. Sho hnnded In tho
necessary certificate, from tho Mayor
of tho vlllago In which sho lived to
tho effect that she was still alive.
"This certificate Is not correct,"
said the ofUccr in charge
"What Is tho matter with It?" ask
ed tho lady.
"It bears tho dato of Sopt 21," was
tho stern 'reply, "nnd your pension
was duo on oept. 16."
"What kind of a certificate do you
wish?" asked tho disappointed appll
ennt. "Wo must havo a certificate (dat
ing that you woro nllvo on Sept. IC,"
said tho oillcor with great firmness.
Seven blackflsh, a smaller spcclos of
whale, wero found dead on tho beach
near Tarpon Springs ono dny week
beforo hut. Each flail lay with Its
nose on tho bench and its tall point
ed btralght out to sea. An old whaler
who has seen ns many as 300 ot thcso
fish thus benched In tho South Paci
fic explains that tho blackflsh takes
pleasure In Jumping straight out of
the sea until It scorns to etnnd on its
tall, then falling In such a manner
p,s to fairly churn th-s water If In
thus falling ono of them touches bot
tom with his tall ho takes fright nnd
rushes off in tho direction ho mny
hnppen to bo headed nnd tho rest rush
after him In a panic. If that direc
tion hnpnons to bo landward they will
itun iijfp far on tho beach that thoy
cannot get back and will dlo thero.
St. Petersburg Indopondcnt.
A New Anaesthetic.
Tho roported discovery by a French
eclentlst, Prof. Lcdtic, of a method
by which anaesthesia can bo produced
by uso of electricity, without electric
osmosis, Is attracting fmslderablo
attention though It Is clnlmcd that
Prof. Scrlpturo, formerly 0f Yale Uni
versity, announced a similar discovery,
somq years ngo. Electricity works
cortaln well known effects on brain
tissues, and on veins and nrtcrles;
nnd there will bo natural conservatism
in heralding his alleged satisfactory
process until both tho method nnd
tho result nro clearly set forth. Tho
vordlct ot tho scientist Is awaited.
Worklngman and Higher Education.
Nothing s moro cortaln thnn that
tho worklngman who tnkes a degreo
In arts or Bclonco censes to bo a
worklngman. Even if tho universi
ties nro broiigui down to tho level, of
Bccondary schools, their curriculum,
wg Imagine, must still ba literary or
Hclontlflq. Thoy nro not equipped for
tho proper training of tho working
class. They havo not yet professors
of masonry or shoomaklng. Black
Education today Is nothing but a
gigantic pleco of machinery, nud
turn's out only machines, moro or less
unfitted for tholr square holes, Lon
When a man talks In his sleep his
wlfo generally develops Insomnia.
This is ihe reason why
we give good service.
A competent mnn has charge
of the' sortn business.
A competent man has charge
of the messenger service.
A competent mnn has charge
of the pure drug business.
Each One Knows His Part.
Craft's fills prescriptions.
Craft's Quality Drags
Phone 196 Opp Hubor Blk
For our greatest attention, our
qualities enables us to fill or
ders for meats, etc., ot ovory
posslblo description. Wo aro
plcasioB thousands ot Marlon
county people Most of thorn
coven times a wcok. How about
you ono tlmo. Suppose you try
us. Samo careful attention to
all orders. Como, look us ovor.
Marion Provision 'Co.
At the Ebbing of the Tide.
It wns assorted by Arlstotlo that
no nnlmal dies near tho sea except nt
tho ebbing ot tho tide. This Idea
In somo form or nnother has been
popular for centuries.
Such a notion, I find, otlll exists at
Gravcscnd. An old s'nlt who used to
sit by a dying man In an alo hoitsb
on the shoro ot tho Thames told mo
ho noticed my patient was always
worso at tho turn of the tide, and
then got hotter nfter "tho tide had
turned. Benders of Dickens cannot
forget tho account In "David Copper
field" ot Mr. Barkis "going out with
According to Arlstotlo and Mri
Pcggotty, It Is nt tho ebbing ot tho
tido that death occurs. "I havo often
at Gravcscnd, I nm told, it does not
mutter whetner the tido Is at tho ebb
cr flow; it! Is Just at tho turn ot tho
tlmo that death occurs, "I havo often
seen It hnppen sir," an old shrimper
eald to mo qulto recently.
Where Woman Rules.
Tho Khaslo of In'dln, numbering
176,614, nro completely surrounded
by a great population with widely
different tiustoms. Yot they hnvo pre
served, . It Is said, ono of tho most
perfect examples still .aitrvlvlng of
Tho mother Is tho head nnd only
bond of union In tho family. In tho
most prlmltlvo part of tho community
sho is tho only owner of real property
and through he alona Is Inheritance
On marrlngo tho man leaves his
father nnd mother nnd cleaves to his
wife, ns seems to havo been tho cus
tom when tho book of Genesis was
written, living with her in his raoth-cr-ln-law'a
The sun Is femlnlno and tho mpon
masculine, aim femlnlno nouns pre
dominate In tho language Chicago
Thero nro moro idle than busy
moments on a warship In tlmps of
pence, nnd it takes an exceedingly
clovor commnndor to keep tho crow
employed nt Jnterestlng and Instruc
tive exercises. Jnstead of ombrpldv
ory (a woman's work) why not uao
thcso crows for eomo navantngo to
tho Navy, or tho country at largo, or
for nny useful purposo? Practically
all tholr time Is wastod, Thoy aro
well paid and well fed- When not
fighting lot thorn work for the good
of hospitals, or do somothlng elso ns
useful. Tholr health would bo better
and their happln6ss less incomplete.
A Tablo Delicacy.
'Kill a laying hen nnd remove tho
embryonic eggs, which should nuni
bor about twenty nud range in ulzo
from thrce-qunrtcra of nn Inch In
diameter to tho slzo of a buckshot.
Thcso consist of yolk (or yclow) nl
ono, und should bo boiled, When
dono, mash into n paste nnd spaion
with curry powder, imlng plenty 'or
fonugrcok a sort of OrepK, hay. borvo
this pasto on'toast, ns If it wero cav
lar, and beforo tho fish. Tho only
trpublo In that gucats who tal$o a
tasto of it (to which I havo not yot
elvon a Jiamo) will eat you out of
house nnd homo.
If wo, could only bollovp all wo road
and heart Tho Idaho press -agent is
sending out this; I "Slxty-nltio -bushels
of wheat to the acre; 100 bushels
of oats; p4 bushels of corn; COP bush
oIb of potatoes; three cropa of alfalfa
of from seven to ton tons each,
these nro tho crop records of land,
that, three years ago was given over
exclusively to sago brush, Market
have already been found for these
crops nnd Idaho as a msult of l.rJjfa
tlou Is coming into the ranks of high
ly productive atatea,"
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