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WASHINGTON, IDAHO, MONTANA
AND OREGON NEWS ITEMS.
A Few Interesting Items Gathered
From Our Exchanges of the Sur
rounding Country—Numerous Acci
dents and Personal Events Take
Place—Fall Trade Is Good.
Fourteen convicts were taken to
the penitentiary Saturday by Travel
ing guards Esterbrook and Chalott
and Deputy Sheriff Chet Belding of
Seattle. There ane 819 convicts serv
ing sentences at the penitentiary and
24 out on parole.
Jay P- Graves of Spokane has pur
chased the tremendous falls in the Co
lumbia river above Kettle Falls,
Wash., 100 miles north of Spokane,
for $77,000. He expects to develop it
into one of the greatest electric prop
erties in America. Although the falls
are so immense that it is exceedingly
difficult to estimate the flow, there is
believed to be a minimum of 90,000
to 100,000 horse power at low water.
The supreme court, in a decision
handed down recently, sustained the
lower court in finding L. M. Poole of
Spokane guilty of living off the earn
ings of a fallen woman, and in sen
tencing him to five yeara' imprison
The North Coast road is not only an
assured fact but it has been definitely
stated by President Robert E. Stra
horn that North Yakima is to be the
main division point between the two
terminals. Walla Walla and Seattle.
While lying flat on the floor of the
first story of the Merle Heany Manu
facturing company'! building, with
their heads projecting over a freight
elevator shaft, directing streams of
water into the basement, where fire
broke out recently Lieutenant Charles
Kirk and Pipeman Herman Larson of
the Seattle fire department, were
caught under the elevator and receiv
ed serious injuries.
The Taeoma republican convention
has nominated for mayor, R. L. Me-
Cormlck; treasurer, Ray Freeland;
comptroller, John Mead.
In response to a request for an
opinion on the subject. Attorney Gen
eral Atkinson has advised the board
of control that the grain bags manu
factured at. the Walla Walla peniten
tiary can be sold only to actual con
sumers who are residents of the
A full-fledged opium den, with some
of the paraphernalia still in sight, was
discovered in Seattle recently in a
The supreme court has declared
unconstitutional the so-called pedlers"
licene law of 1905, under the provi
sions of which pedlers were required
to pay a license fee of $200 in each
county in the state in which they car
ried on busines.
Judge Moore, mayor elect of Seat
tle, says he will close all forms of
gambling down tight in Seattle.
The supreme court has rendered a
decision knocking out as unconstitu
tional the plumbers' license law.
The Lewiston-Clarkston company is
employing 125 men laying the new
pipe line from Asotin creek to Irrigate
Vineland. Five miles of the work is
Tumbleweeds and Chinese lettuce
which have been long a pest to far
mers of Harrington section, are re
ported to be worse than ever.
The state land commissioner's of
fice has made the regular monthly set
tlement with the state treasurer with
a total remittance of $137,459.37, the
principal Items being the current
school fund collection, $29,381.70; the
permanent school fund. $60,408.71, and
the tide land fund, which goes into
the state's general fund, $45,097.40.
The contract for the construction
of the new armory building at Spo
kane has been let. Price $55,000.
A traveling man named Staulding
*as robbed of $106 in cash and $1000
In checks by burglars who entered
his room at Aberdeen.
The supreme court has decided that
"here a boundary line between two
tracts of land has been fixed by mu
tual consent between the owners anil
remains the recognized dividing line
'or a period of 20 years, in fact It
becomes the actual boundary, not
withstanding a subsequent govern
ment survey finds it is wrongly locat
Jay P. Graves has bought from
Frank P. Hogan the "Bowl and Pitch
er" power Bite, seven miles down the
nver from Spokane, for $50,000.
The apples on sale at the depot
news stand at North Yakima are a
sr<*at attraction to homeseekers In
transit. The medium sized apples
ney purchased for eating, while the
*n?er ones, which are a curiosity to
lnem. they secure for souvenirs. Some
«>e travelers willingly pay 16 cents
•«* for the Urge specimens.
€^ olnaa Ferguson, a 75 year old vet
"■a. who lived near raoenix. in Jack
al county, Ore., about ten miles from
h i a **°°vllle. was found lying dead in
the head WUh * Plßtol wouad throu«h
J^'ns to dlsatlsfaction with the
'S2. of wool sale dates recently
■•unced for eastern Oregon, the ex
;j«£e committee of the Oregon State
1 association has . made
P " *ew on». as follows:
XIL ■• May 2223- M*y "-30-
J^paer, May 24-25. June 7-8. June
Condon, May 31. June 1. June 27-28.
Shanlko. June 5-6, June 19-20, July
Baker City, June 2&-26. July 1213.
Elgin, July 13.
The sale for the Wallowa county
wool has been set for Elgin instead
of the town of Wallowa as previously
William Rice was probably fatally
stabbed by William Hartley in a sa
loon brawl at Huntington late Sunday
afternoon. Rice is a married man, and
was employed in the lumber mills at
Pleasant Valley. Hartley hails from
Salt Lake City.
Colonel L. L. Hawkins, at one time
president of the Ainsworth National
bank of Portland, died Sunday of heart
failure. He was 58 years old. Colonel
Hawkins was for several years in
structor in civil engineering and
mathematics at the University of Call.
Fire, caused, it is believed, from
cigarettes in the hands of small boys,
destroyed a square of buildings in the
heart of St. John, suburb of Portland,
last Sunday, doing about $8000 dam
Reports from all over the state indi
cate that oue of the fiercest storms of
the winter raged last Sunday at. Marys
ville. It was 1- below with the wind
blowing a gale and a foot of snow on
the ground. In the eastern part, of
the state the thermometer was below
zero, registering 12 below at Living
ston. At Havre, usually the coldest
place in the slate, it was six above.
The snow is general. Livestock men
do not look for any losses of stock un
less the storm is of unusual duration.
The announcement made a few
weeks ago at the celebration of Lee
and Jackson day by the Daughters of
the Confederacy that Winnie Davis
chapter was considering a plan to
eroct a memorial to the memory of
confederate soldiers buried in Mon
tana, has been followed by official ac
tion by the chapter. The plan contem
plates the erection of a fountain in a
park in Helena dedicated to the
The cn«>e against Daniel McMillan,
the Butie mail carrier charged with
secreting a letter, has been concluded
and he entered a plea of guilty. It was
the last criminal case to be tried in
the federal court for the present. lie
will serve a year at hard labor at Deer
The clerk of Deer Lodge county has
been ordered to advertise for bids for
the construction of the Big Hole road
from a point near French gulch to Ral
ston, on the Big Hole river, by the
The board of county commissioners
at Hillings has granted a petition ask
ing for the calling of a special election
to vote on the proposition of adopting
the primary election law passed by the
last legislature as a local option meas
ure. The date of the election will be
Thomas Nelson, forean of the
Northern Pacific roundhouse at Man
dan, N. D.i has been appointed master
mechanic at Livingston to succeed J.
H. Sally, wnose resi.urnation took effect
the first of the month.
To the surprise of every one the
county commissioners, at the close of
the regular session at Livingston, an
nounced that the proposition 10 put in
operation the Waite primary election
law was deieated.
By order of the forest service a small
group of reserve south of Bozeman
have been merged into a larger reserve
under the name of the Galiatin forest
reserve, composed of a compact body
of land containing about 850 acres.
M. E. Miller, a Burlington locomotive
fireman, who lives at Sheridan, Wyo.,
was badly scalded by the bursting of a
steam Injector pipe in the cab of an
engine recently while at work In the
Northern Pacific roundhouse. »
Mattie Dodson, who had the fingers
of her right hand horribly scalded and
mangled three weeks ago by having
them caught in the mangle at a Lew
iston laundry, has lost all four fin
gers of her right hand.
Word was received at the peni
tentiary recently that Tom Taylor,
released from prison there last Octo
ber, alter serving a long term, is
again in custody at Seattle for the al
leged killing of a fellow waiter in a
dispute over the division of a $5 tip
given by the Chinese commissioners
during ilieir recent visit in Seattle.
Arrangements are being made on
an elaborate scale for the dedication
on March 27 of the new and hand
some Masonic temple just completed
in Walla Walla city.
The demand for good medium sized
work horses la now greater through
nut the Big Bend than it has ever
before been since the country was
transformed from a horse range into
a wheat country.
The contract for constructing the
extension of the Spokane & Inland
electric road from Palouse to Moscow,
a distance of 16 miles, is to be let
within a short time and the road com
pleted this year.
The celebrated divorce case of Ag
nes Loretta Day versus Millionaire
Rufus Day will take place in Wallace.
William Pannon, C. P. Buckey and
S. M. Minthorn have bought from Miss
Mary Kroh and Mrs. Eva K. Hanna a
640 acre ranch in the Tammany coun
try for $11,650.
The severest wind In years prevail
ed on Coeur d'Alene lake Saturday.
James Banister, a miner at Wallace,
recently stepped into an old stop* hole,
covered by a rotten plank, in the
Standard mine, falling 30 feet. A leg
and several bones were broken and
the man hurt internally to such an ex
tent that death may ensue.
Weiser and vicinity were visited by
a remarkable snowstorm Sunday night
At 9 o'clock 15 inches had fallen.
F. M. McClain of darks Fork says
that a strong effort has been made to
recover the body of Ed Schrieb, who
was drowned in the river at Clarks
Fork a few weeks ago. The water be
ing so cold the body has not risen
and all efforts to raise it have proved
The handsome east wing of the Ida
ho State Normal school has been com
pieted at a cost of ,^6,790, giving the
school the best training department of
any similar institution in the north
west, providing an auditorium with a
seating capacity of 450 and making
the main building a commodious
Wholesale Produce Prices.
Vegetables—Potatoes, 75c cwt;
beets, 91.1001.tt cwt; turnips. \%c
lb; rutabagas, $1 cwt; sweet potatoes,
$2.75@3 cwt; cabbage, $1.75 cwt; car
rots, $1 cwt; lettuce, 25c lb; rhubarb,
15c lb; cauliflower, $1.50 doz; onions,
40c doz; spinach, $1 crate; parsnips.
Butter and eggn—Standard sastern
eggs, $4£?5 case; extra select eastern
eggs, $5@6 case; best ranch eggs.
$5.50 case; best creamery butter, 32c
lb; cheese. ifitfflSc lb.
Celery—6s®SOc doz; honey, $3.25®
8.B0; strained honey, 8c lb.
Sugar—Granulated cane sugar, $6.20
per 100 lbs; beet sugar, $6 per 100 lbs.
Coffee—Common package goods.
$16.25 per 100 lbs.
Wholesale Feed Prices.
Bran, $lti ton; bran and shorts, $17
ton; while shorts, $19 ton; corn, $1.35
cwt; cracked corn, $1.55 cwt; timo
tny hay, $16 ton; alfalfa, $12®13 ton;
rolled barley, $1.30 cwt; whole oats,
$1.45 cwt; chopped oats, $1.50 cwt;
wheat, $1.15 cwt.
Wholesale Meat Prices.
Beef —Steers, dressed, 6J/£@7c lb;
cows, dressed, 4V&@s*4c lb; mutton,
dressed. 12%(ff13c lb; pork, BV£@9c
lb; hams, 12c lb; bacon, 14c lb; lard,
9@loc lb; dry salt extras, 9^c lb;
dry salt backs, 10c lb.
Prices Paid to Producers.
Live Stock —Steers, $2.75@3 cwt;
cows, $2.50#3 cwt; sheep, $5 cwt;
hogs. $5.;5i)((z)5.50 cwt.
Vegetables—Potatoes, 50@65c cwt;
turnips, 65c cwt; beets, $75c cwt; on
ions, $1 cwt; cabbage, 80c(fi)$l cwt;
apples, $I#2 box; carrots, 60c cwt.
Poultry and Eggs—Live hens, 13c;
live spring chickens, 13c; live roosters
9c; live ducks, 12c; live geese, 12c;
live turkeys, 16c; dressed hens, 13^c;
dressed ducks, 14c; dressed geese,
14c; dresseu turkeys, 18c; fresh ranch
eggs, $7 case.
Creamery products, f. o. b. Spokane
—First grade creamery butter fat,
Feed—Timothy hay, $13@14 ton; al
falfa hay. $10.50 ton; oats, $1.35 cwt.
Davenport, Wash.—Bluesteam, 52c;
Tacoma, Wash.—Unchanged; ex
port, bluestem 65c; club, 64c; red,
Portland.—Club, 67c; bluestem, 67
®>68c; red, 65c; valley, 70c.
Ritzville, Wash.—Bluestem, 55c;
Walla Walla, Wash. —Bluestem,
56Hc; club, 55^c f. o. b.
Memorial to Pauncefote.
London.—The memorial to the late
Uird' Pauneefote, erected by his wife
and her daughters, has been placed at
the head of the grave of the deceased
diplomat in East Stoke churchyard
near Newark on Trent, Nottingham
shire. It is a bronze statue represent
ing an angel of peace.
BOSTON OUT FOR TRADE.
Expedition of Wholesalers to Visit the
Cities of Pacific Coast.
Boston manufacturing wholesale
men are organizing an expedition to
tour the country and boom Boston.
They will campaign thoroughly every
leading city from the Rocky moun
tains west to the Pacific coast; also
the southwest and northwest.
Miss Dempsey Drowns.
Pittsbur.—The towboat Thomas List
was suddenly sunk Saturday evening
by striking a rock in the Monongahela
river, about 150 fe<-t from thn Brad
dock (Pa.) wharf. Christine Dempsey,
a chambermaid, said to be a sister of
Jack Dempsey, the pugilist, wan drown
6u. The towboat was valued at $20.
Governor of Alaska.
President Roosevelt has announced
that he had decided to appoint Wil
fred B. Hoggatt to be governor of
Alaska. Mr. Hoggatt is a resident of
Juneau and will succeed John G. Bra
dy, recently resigned.
Cruiser Squadron Leaves Beirut.
Beirut, Syria.—The American cruis
er squadron commanded by Rear Ad
miral Sigsbee has sailed for Alexan
Princess Ena Is In London.
Princess Bna of Batten berg, the fu
ture queen of Spain, has arrived in
Argentine President Is Dead.
Buenos Ayres, March 13. — Dr.
Manuel Quintana, president of the Ar
gentine republic, died Sunday.
iMtirances recently have been
p!a«*d in London to cover the risk of
war breaking out between England
and Germany during the ensuing 12
moßth» at 3 guineas per cent.
NOW QUIET AT JOLO
TROOPS RETURN] TO MANILA
AFTtR MOUNT DAJO B iTTLL
Filipinos Are Reported Satisfied That
Outlaws Are Exterminated—Native
Women and Children Mingled With
Warriors and Were Killed in On
Manila.—All of the men who were
wounded in the recent tight with the
Moros at Mount Dajo aro reported to
be in favorable condition.
Six of the organizations of the
troops which came from Mindanao are
either en route home or have been or
dered to return to their headquarters.
Jolo is quiet, and the sultan and na
tive headmen have reported that gen
eral satisfaction is being expressed
over the extermination of the outlaws.
General Bliss made a reconnais
sance toward Mount Dajo during the
week previous to the attack of the
American force upon the Moro strong
hold there, but it had no effect upon
the hostile attitude of the outlaws.
An unofficial report says that the fam
ilies of the Moros remaining in the
villege, located in the center of the
crater at the apex of the mountain,
and the women and children mingled
with the warriors during the battle to
SUCfa an extent that it was impossible
to discriminate, and all were killed in
the fierce onslaught. General Wood
is not available at present to confirm
Constabulary detachments are now
engaged in the mountains of northern
Luzon rounding up the bands of sav
ages and head hunters who are on the
Americans are now arriving at Zam
boanga from Jolo. The consensus
ol their opinions is that the whole
trouble was due to the fact that the
governor, Major Hugh Scott, permitted
the outlaws to fortify themselves with
in sight of the city of Jolo. The mili
tary authorities have refused since
Thursday to give any information to
Associated Press telegrams from
Zamboanga say that the attack on
Mount Dajo began on Monday. There
were four days of hard fighting, dur
ing which it is estimated that 900 per
sons were killed or injured.
GOOD SHOWS AT SPOKANE.
Bookings at the Spokane Theater for
the Next Two Months.
The bookings at the. Spokane the
ater for February and March are ap
March 13 and 14, "Miss New York,
March IS and 19, "Way Down East."
March 20 and 21, Empire Buries
March 22 and 23. Paul Gilmore.
March 24, Madame Gadski.
March 27 and 28, burlesque.
March 31, "Ollie" Mack.
Out of town people can have seat?
reserved for any show in any par'
of the theater by sending remittance
to Joseph Petrich, manager.
Among other attractions booked are
the George H. Primrose minstrels,
"The Christian." Blanche Walsh. "Heir
to the Hoorah" and the Roscian Opera
Week of March 18.
The week beginning March 18 will
be a busy one at the Spokane theatre,
the boards being occupied every even
ing during the week. On Sunday and
Monday evenings the perennially pop
ular "Way Down East" will be pre
sented by a company said to embrace
a strong cast. On Tuesday and Wed
nesday evenings, March 20 and 21, the
Empire Burlesquers will appear, and
on Thursday and Friday nights Paul
Gilmore will be seen in "Capt. Debon
naire." The week will be brought to
a fitting close by the popular eong
bird. Madam Johanna Gadski, who will
delight music lovers with her peerless
Spokane's New Theatre.
The initial performance at the New
Columbia, at Spokane, will be given
during Easter week, when a stock
company will open for a 16 weeks' en
gagement. This will bring the time
well into the regular season, and it is
believed that before then the manage
ment of the theatre will be prepared
to book independent attractions.
Mildred DeGrey »s a big hit in Eng
land dancing sans stockings.
Genevt.—lt is learned that M. Pad
erewski, the famous pianist, who lives
at Morges, near Lausanne, has just
written a new opera which will be
New York.—Edward J. Morgan, the
actor, was found dead in his bed hore
Sunday, from an attack of heart fail
St. Petersburg.—Actors have I <en
prohibited in future from represeniing
royal personages or ministers on the
stage, and a censorship hat) been im
posed upon pictures and statuary one
ed in public.
Rigo, husband of the Princes Chi
may, and his $5000 violin are with
us. He arrived at New York Febru
ary 20, on the Amerfka. He was down
on the pasH«*ngei Hat as Herr Rigo
At Dcs Moint-it. lowa, February 21
Senator Warren Garst introduced a
measure in the upper house prohibit
ing the Sunday theater in lowa. The
measure carries with it the fine of $60
and applies to all places of amusemen
open on Sunday.
NEW FACEB IN CABINET.
Ambassador Yon Meyer 'or Secre
tary of Navy.
It is understood many rahinel
rhanges are In contemplation. Attor
noy General Moody may retire In UM
parly summer. Secretary Bonaparte ol
the navy department will have thr
place if he wißhes it. In tnat event G.
L. Yon Mej it, now ambassador to Rus
sia, will likely take the navy portfolio,
Postmaster General Cortelyon will
succeed Secretary Shaw when that of
flclal retires in the fall, unless present
plans are changed.
One great problem in the tender of
the supreme court, bench vacancy to
Secretary Taft is, who will take up
the great problem of the isthmian cv
nal and the Philippines,
While Secretary Tait, although de
siring to ultimately have a position on
the supreme court bench, does not. reel
lIKC leaving the cabinet at this time,
Washington believes he will he tfi«
successor of Justice Brown.
SERVIAN KING IN DANGER.
Citizens Want Their Country Recog
nized by Powers.
Belgrade.—Ever since the complica
tions growing out of the Servo-Bui
earian convention there has heen a de
termined effort on the part of the
Servian people to bring about, a eon
lition of affairs in which their country
is either recognized by the great pow
ers of the world, or, failing in this, to
bring about the abdication of King
Peter in favor of the heir apparent, or
pise provide for a substitution of some
Dther monarch on the throne.
FATAL WRECK ON BURLINGTONj
Passenger Trains Collide Head on
Near Akron, Col.
Lincoln, Neb., March 12.—Hurling
ton passenger trains No. I and No. 14
collided head on two miles west ol
Akron, Col., on a curve in a deep cut
George H. Sherwoorl, mail weigher or
No. 14 .was killed in the wreck. En
gineer Hardy of No. 14 and his nreinnr
seriously scalded. Two mail clerks or
No. 1 were slightly hurt. Two engines
a mail car and a baggage car were re
duced to wreckage. No passengers
were seriously injured. It is said th(
wreck was canted by the failure o
the operator at Brush to deliver an or
A summary of the mineral produr
tion of Canada for 1905 has been b
sued by the geological survey brane
for the interior department. The va
ue of the mineral products for th
year is $65.574,707, or two rnillior
higher than Canada's best year. 190
when it was over $GG,000,000. In 190
the mineral production was $60,073
897 or $5.500,000 less than for the pas
year. Last year's returns were all th
more remarkable in view of the fal
ing off of gold from the Yukon aggrt
Butte has gone wild over coppe
All coal miners in the employ o
the Alberta Railway & Coal compan;
at I/ethbridge, Alberta. Canada, 20(
miles north of Great Falls, Mont., hav<
struck, demanding an increase in wa
ros and other concessions, the grant
ing of which, according to the com
pany, would increase the cost of pro
duct ion of coal 40 per cent. The com
pany officials will not make any efforl
to settle the trouble before next fall
About 700 men are out. The output o!
the mines has been about ISOO torn
per day, the coal being marketed alon?
the Canadian Pacific and in Montana
More than 2000 men are employed ir
the mines of the Boundary. B. C. OJ
in the three district smelters and on
two railways dependent on the mines
In the mines over a thousand men arc
employed, the smelters have about 6Of]
men and the railways in the Boundary
400 men. The monthly payroll is more
Frank Cole, the patriarch of the.
Pierce City camp, celebrated his 80th
birthday last week. He has been Iden
tified with the district since IBfil. and
was sheriff of Shoshone county in the
A gold strike of more than passing
significance is reported to have been
made on the Vienna and International
claims, situated on Placer creek, six
miles from Wallace. The reports are
substantiated by samples of ore
brought oat of the prospects and
placed upon exhibition at Wallace.
Fire at Amarillo.
The Carson building, the largest in
Amarillo, Tex., was totally destroyed
by fire recently. Loss, $100,000.
"Isn't it ridiculous of these scientists
to say kissing is dangerous?" scorn
fully remarked the pretty young man.
"Why, of course, It's dangerous,"
replied the crabbed old batchelor.
"What disease conld it possibly lead
to, if we "
Jerky Jones —Think of It! That man
'hat Just passed in an automobile is
Weary Waddles—Yes, but he had to
work for it. —Detroit Free Press.
Some men think nothing of being
Iragged In the dirt if they can have
i place on the tail of a kite that has
:he prospect of flying.
The quality of the tobacco raised in
Greece varies greatly; some of it sells
is low as 2 cents, some as high as 24
:ents a pound.
Teacher —Tommy, what is a widow?
Tommy—A woman that wants to get
;! A COLLEGE * GIRL'S SUNDAY.
i i; .; j )•:• . v" '■'• f s sj-i -..,. ■■ -"(I - v •.-. i
i lh« bodarea Church and -•'' !)•▼•«•«
I liar Time to Odd' Job*.
I "The church of . the ; future la to .< b*
womanless as well us inanlcss, Judy-
Ing from the women's j colleges," Midi i
the dean of a woman's college, accord
ing to the New York Press, -for it la
only by the strictest discipline ; thai ;
we can Induce the girls to attend
church. They have all sorts of ex
cuses why they should not attend di
vine worship and It's wonderful how»
many headaches* develop Sunday morn- >
Ing. Almost every woman's college
demands a church record from every |
student and it is only, by keeping them
'; under our thumbs in this way that ws> jj
can be sure of their ever hearing a serw E
rnon during their college course. Tim
college maiden's disinclination to
church worship Is not due to an irre
ligious spirit, but it's because sh« f
wants the day absolutely to herself to I
rest, to dream, to write letters home. -.
to do the thousand and one things fo» j
which there is little time on recita- j
"Many girls look forward to Sunday
as the diiy when they may indulge, m ;
the luxury of laic rising. They won'!
get up until 1) or D:3O, mid then they
got a dinting tlisli breakfast In then*
rooms. They say it rests them per
fectlj and puts them in (lie proper con- '
dition for the rush and grind which D*.
gins the next day. There are rumor*
I that some of the students take Snnda,*!
! as a mending day and, of course. bucl*
, a practice would be stopped at ones If
: ww only had actual proofs of ii; bill
: such i roofs are difficult to get. Some,
t times it looks suspicious if a skirl
binding which lias been ripped all th»
week appears nicely sewed on Monday,
morning, but there Is no reason whj;
i the sewing might not have been dona
Saturday afternoon or evening.
"Sunday the girls like to forget thai
they are In college and become merelr
the eternal feminine. They lay In a,
slock of good things on Saturday ami
I invite two or throe friends in to tak«
supper with them Sunday evening.
They wash out their handkerchiefs!
and stocks and clean their glove*.
They got spots out of their skirts ami
straighten out their bureau drawers.
They rearrange (lie furniture In thei»
rooms so that It will look less monoto
nous. They go to call on some of th«
: 'town people.' They revel In a klmow*
in the morning, because, they say, theji
are obliged to 'gel Into togs' every oth
er dny In the week. They read popn-«
lnr fiction of the day and discuss th«
"Sometimes they take long walks.
.. but these walks are always attended
i by Sunday decorum find there is neve*
- I any junketing Sunday. They seem to
a; appreciate more t',u> beauties of flat
s' lure on that day and think less about
, autumn leaves making a 'gorgeonn
4 decoration for the sophomore dance,*
-, or about the 'perfectly grand fried!
I 1 chicken and cream potatoes' that ars
>i served at some of the weather-beaten*
■ old farm houses.
"Sunday the college girl gives htm
domestic Instincts free rein, but sh«
' won't go to church if she can possibly
1 help it."
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ill A CONSERVATIVE GIVEB. I
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Squire Flanders was detailing th«
i.-haracterlstlcs of the late Amos Bow
den, one of his fellow townsmen, tat
Mr. Partridge, a new comer In Sey
"As a leading citizen, we rather ex
pected Amos 'd do something hnnd.som»
for the town," said the squire; "re
member It to the tune of a few tlum
sand for a libr'y, or something."
"And he didn't?" asked, Mr. Par
tridge, with easy interest.
"He didn't," repeated Squire Klaiw
ders, dryly. "He didn't make any pub
j lie bequests—at least, not any out-and
out ones. Some years agj his wife per
suaded hiiu to put a fountain in th*
square, In front of (he pjst.offlce, anil
the agreement was that he was to keep
it in repair, the town to reimburse him
for half the expense.
"You don't know what our winters
are, but you will by spring," the 8o,ulr»
continued, prophetically, "so you'll
! have to take my word for It that that
fountain cost the town pret' near 's
much 's the schools. Every year, regu
lar, the pipes bad to be dug up, and
! new pieces put in where they'd froz«
lup and bust, and after a while w»
owed Amos quite a little sura. In his
will he canceled that obligation, and
that was the extent of his remember
ing the village he was born find
brought up In— and him close to th»
Mr. Partridge smiled. "Fie wasn't
what could be called a royal giver," Urn
"Royal 1" gasped the squire. "To« ■>.
couldn't have led him blindfolded up
to the word. I'll tell you how Ed
Vesey sized Amos up," be continued,
with happy recollection. " 'If Amos
was an ostrich,' Ed said, 'and warn
Coin' to lay an egg, he'd sure lay a
wee's egg. ; An' he'd call It,' says Ed,
'keeping on the safe Bide.' "
—Johnny, for what is Switz
TeacherOh, something grander,
more impressive, more tremendous.
Scholar — LJmburger? — Cleveland
Opea to Conviction.
"Do you believe In reincarnation?"
"I don't know," answered the m:< v
who weighs bis opinions. "I ha?»
never seen It tried."—Washington Star.