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ACE JUDGE A GOLOr.lON
Thfi author of the f&mnu TVIlard
ri'.'Un ! WlUiam J. rollnni. Jl R
irfipbOot of tho IHytoil fctreet po
Ice court In ft. Iw', wtifn one day
I, nan vrns hrouithtufor Mm on tlm
charge, of having beat-in hla wife. The
r(iw nBBJimt ti'ra n'. clear ami he wa
Hentenred to six rnonthi to the work
house. Theu tbo wife trga to ctj
and to plead for the man he had
brought bfiforo the court.
"He In tho eoie mipport of m, n)x
Mhlrf.n unsl nivHelf." nil Bald. "If
you nend him to Jail, Judge, we will
tnrv. I would rather take his beat- ,
lr.cs tind have food tor my little ones.
riean Jiidpp, lot him po."
Jud:6 Polliml was In jl quandary,
lie liked at the brutal face of the
prisoner, and he Razed at the tearful
wife, lis pl ked up his pen and
' wrote a few liin on a het of paper.
"I have written hero a pledge by
which you promise to ahatalu com
pletely from tho uro cf Intoxicating
liquors for one year from date," said the
Ji;rls;e to the prlKonor, "a.nd yon will report to me at tny home two evenings
h week, that I may judge, whether or not you are keeping the pledge. If
you pin this pledp.o I will wltbaoM sentence upon ou, but if you eve: vio
late this pledjre within the year, I will Bend a policeman after you and send
you to the Trorl.hcuss for aix Humility"
The prisoner signed the plodse and left the court room with his wife.
Po was born the famous "Pollard Pledge I'lan" that has Bwept around the
world. The Man who had beaten his wife nine years ago when the pledge
was created became a model citizen. Ho kept his word with the Judge, who
was willing to give hln tinmen.
The Pollard Fledge plr.n of UealiiiR with unfortunates whose besettlpt,n!n
Ib Htro g drink Is now followed in many cities beyond the municipality in
which it originated, and has been even enacted Into law In England by an
set of parliament. Vermont has incorporated it amongr her laws and even
in Australia and New Zealand the plan is In operation.
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IVIARKET Oil THE CGII-TiliEIiT
Prcct to Show That They Prcllc
8clot of Deduction Wli the
Profundity of . Char
Peatrlc-c, Neb. A peaceful, white
herdeJ physlciao of Ihla town bal
been directly Inatrurnental In the rj
ture, during the lt ?5 years, cf rr.o
I ban. IP rcutilorors, train robber aao
oUi$r derpTate lawbreaker.
Dr. J. IJ. Fulton has passed hla 78lti
birthciir. Meeting him at the front
door of bis cottage, where ha llvei
with his deaf slater, it would not bl
easy for you to believe that bis nam
Is the terror of criminals In half
dojien state, nut upeak to the old
gentleman about his favorite hobbj
and sea his eyes light up with plea",
ure; perausde him to take yots
through the bloodhound fatm, whlcS
takes up almost an acre back of th
cottage and contains upwards or 25
ckllW. mnn hunters: watch him as h
fondles hla fierce peU and you wllj J n.tva the yield at about 60 buiuiels
REMARKABLE YIELDS OF WHEAT,
OATS, DARLEY AND FLAX IN
WEST CRM CANADA L AST
E'lgurra recently Issued ahow that
the wheat receipt at Winnipeg last
year wer &8,2C9,330 bushels, as com
pared with tba Minneapolis rece'pls
of 8t.ltl.4J0 bushels, this placing Win
nipeg at the head cf th wheat re
ceiving market of th contlneut. Fol
lowing up this Information H Is found
that the yields throughout tha prov
inces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, a given tho writer by agents
cf tho Canadian Government sta
tioned In different parts of the States.
bav been splendid. A few of th
Instances are given;
Near Redvers, Bask., Jens Ilortness
threshed about 60 acres of wheat, av
eraging 29 bushels to the acre. Near
Elpumstonc, SaHk., many of the crops
of oats would run to nearly 100 bush
els to-the acre. A Mr. Muir had anoui
son Bcrca of this grain and lie estl-
arrer r-uH'- k sv-rfi'd 29 t-ishels of
K. Allen ?' brnhe'.s; Jon. lcun-
Io-.if, 40; A!t t'effuflon. 88; w J'--
Tbotnpstm, 35, U, on lr:rg9 acrest-en.
The Tax crop of J. Cleteland is rather
a wonder, ns his l:md has yielded hl;n
C0 per acre la tvo years with on
ploughing. TlusKBl!, Man., farmers
threshed 30 bushels of wheat and 60
to 80 bushels of oits. A. V. Stcn
bouao, near Melford, Saak.. had an
average yield on JS',4 acres of new
land. C3V4 bushels of Trenton wheat
to tb acre. Hector W. Swanston, a
farmer near Welwyn, Bask., had B.K.O
bushels of whent from f)n quarter
section of land. John Mclean, who
owns two aectlons, threshed 12,800
buEbels of wheat.
On Hsr 8lde.
"I didn't know you had any Idea of
'I didn't. The Idea was hers."
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era were Jeerlug at Hisyphu.
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True pleasure consist
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mind en and stayed.
true to Itself. Hopkln.
"JIM" MARTI NE OF JERSEY
begin to understand.
Folk, ft 6-year-old Cuban blood'
bound, and Cheyenne, a 4-year-old
English bloodhound, were brought out
of their kennels by the trainer. The
visitor, who had In his youth watched
with iwa the great red tongued brutes
that make "Uncle Tom's Cabin" shows
attractive, was first struck with the
Btnallness and apparent docility of the
"We URUftlly run a Cuban dog In a
learn with hn English hound," Doctor
Fulton remarked. "The two breeds
are of about equal ability as far as
following n scent Is concerned, but tin
Cuban do,-; Is more active and ener
getic on a trail, while the EngllHt
member of 'he team. If he la well
One of the picturesque figures In
the next United States senate will be
James E. Marline of New ' Jersey.
"Jim" Martins Is new Jersey's first
letnocrat!c. senator In 1C years. He
is a man of many niannerlHins that
have caused some persons to call him
eccentric,- but it is claimed that Mr
MarUne Is cot an eccentric person by
any means. The fact Is, la his home
i vou would take him to be a southern
er of the old days. On the streets
of Iialnfield you will see him btroll
ing along, wearing his fedora hat
(Kentucky colonel style) shading his
eyes, and calling to firs., one man
and then another.
. I.ike all mea who enjoy mingling
wiih the public, Mr. Martine has his
hobbles, and his pet ones are politics
farming and oratory. The lust-named
came to him us a birthright. As for
politics, Mr. Martine is a politician for
the love of it. Of his CI years 43 have
ttct-jifi-iy been engaged In politics. As a political sticker, Mr. Martine has an
Vtfi usual recorJ. IX-feat after defeat has followed his battles, but nothing
' daunted him, and ho at least had the satisfaction of running ahead of his
As a farmer, Mr. Martine rot only foil into that occupation by Inheritance,
luit he loves to bo known as a tiller of the soil. When his father died the
lder Martine: left one of the finest atd moat valuable estates In liaiafield, and
of course, the responsibility of its care fell upon the broad shoulders of "Farmer
Jim," who ha always taken the greatest pride In keeping It up. The house at
Cedar Brook is ono of the oldest in New Jersey and has a history that any
American family might be proud of.
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NEW FEDERAL JUDGE NAMED
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,The rece!it appointment by Presi
dent Taft of Representative Walter
Inglewood Smith of Iowa to be a
Juilo of the eighth circuit of the fed
eral court to succeed Judge Van Do
vauter, promoted to the supreme court
bench, has created considerable stii
In political circles.
One of the principal reasons for
political interest In tho appointment
of Judge SinlUi Is connected with the
fact that a candidate presented by
progressives, for tho fame position
was Representative (Jeorgu W. Nor
ris of Nebraska, insurgent leader, who
directed the revolution last March
which resulu-d In the ousting of Speak
er Cannon from the rules committee.
Judge Smith has been In congress
Judge Smith was born in Council
Bluffs, July 10, 1862. He received a
common school education, studied law
a admitted to tho bar in December. 1882, and was elected Judge of the Fif
teenth Judicial district of Iowa in 18U0, and re-elected in 1814 and 1898. He
was iected to congress in November, 1900. He has been in the house of rep-
eseutaUvea continuously since that time and was re-elected last November
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TOGA FOR TENNESSEE EDITOR
Luke Eea, practical owner of the
Nashville, Tennesseeaii American, and
youngest leading politician In Tennes
bee, has been named by the genera'
assembly to succeed to the seat In
the I'nited Stales senate held by
James II. Fruzler. His election Is
the last echo of the tragedy in which
ex-fnlted States Senator Carmack
At tho time Carmack was shot he
was editor-In chief of the Tennessee
an. Lea Is generally bpeken of us
"the man who made Governor Patter
son" In the first place, and the on
who contributed more subsequentl)
than any other In defeating hlui, after
he hail pardoned Colonel Cooper, lrn
prisoned for tho Carmack kllilng.
A'a. is il years of age,, a graduate
of tho L'nlveriilty of the South at S
wanee, and is the second Luke Era tc
attain prominence in the politics of
JVutH-sMf. H tho an of Overton I.ea. a descendant of Andrew Jackson.
He came Into prominence locally in 1W05 when he took charge of tut
Home Telephone compsny' light against the Cumberland Telephone company
or franchise la Nahvlllo. lu 1907, when th county unit primary piau wa
cdopt ixJ, Ij Buppc.rted Senator Carmack,
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The Dogs and Their Trainer.
trained, usually peems nble to make
finer deductions he's more logical."
"You spoke of the dog.i being logical
when Is It that they have to mako
deductions?" Doctor Fulton was ask
ed. "Well, in a case like one that hap
pened out in a Nebraska town feir
vi-ars as:o I forget the pla.'.e. A house
had been burglarized In a small town
the robber getting away with several
hundred dollars, and leaving nothing
from which we could give the Bcent
to the hounds. The owner of the
house knew all the people who had
been In the room from which the
money was taken for tho last three
days, except the robber. We got all
thope people ther and gave, the order
to the dog: 'Find him!"
"Tho Cuban hound Immediately
ricked un a scent that took him to
the wife of the owner of the hous:
who was In tho next room. Hut the
English dog went sniffing around, got
acquainted with the scents of the peo
ple there, then found a trail different
Irom any of them. It led to a negro'
house out In the country, and the
negro afterward confessed to the
"There Is an old idea taat a man
can thake off the dogs by walking In
running water. About, ten years ago
two men broka out of the Fiealrice
lail. They followed the bed of the
creek four miles and then confidently
to..5t the road. We simply trailed
them to the creek, and, one dog on
each side, followed It down until tho
place where the men came out. Then
this will ehow you how keen Is the
scent of the hounds --we put thern In
n buggy and drove along tho road. Aa
long as the men wo were hunting had
stayed on the road, which was about
ten miles, the dogs sat still. Intent
and watchful. As Bton as we reached
the spot where they dived Into a corn
field the dogs Jumped out of the bug
jy. They bad scented the trail from
the bed of the buggy.
"A trail becomes hard to follow
after about B0 hours have elapsed, but
AO have followed trails much older
"We ran a horsethlef who had made
away with a fine pair of mares In
South Dakota, four years ago, 2K0
miles before we captured him and the
horses. It took nine days to catch
him, the two hounds steadily follow
ing the scent for that length of time.
Then about eight year Bgo two of
my dogs, 'Joe-Joe' and 'Mis Colum
bia, were taken out to the wild hlli
In Wyoming to run down a band of
train robb'-.r who had taken $10,000
from a Missouri Pacific train, 'j'oe
jo)' got lout out thore and was nevei
found. Probably be was stolen. But
'Miss Columbia' went on end-rnan-d
to cautura two of tba robber,1 !
Koeplnfl OH Fire From 8predln(j.
Milk will quench a fire caused by
an exploding lamp, water oDly spread
ing the oil.
PpIMh. mndll. iurKr-cnstrd
eney to take candy, r'ilnte n l invig
orate stomach, liver and bowi nd euro
after ttVlrg salt or ealnarvio
? "u iou vr notice thai
of ,our hl. f-y "T
taste in " ir month - Cathartic
lio a lot of hurt-T y a CAhCV
RET "J n,urJ '?"1S.Ph!
job I. don -bow much better
per acre. Wheat went Dusueia iu
the acre on the farm of Mr. A. Loucks,
near Wymyard, Sask., la the fall of
1910. K. Erickson bad 27 and P.
Solvason 17. In the Dempster (Man.)
district last year, wheat went from
23 to 30 bushel per acre. Fifteen
acre on the Mackenzie & Mann farm
today went forty-three bushel to tho
acre. In tho Walnwrlght. and Battle
river districts yields of wheat aver
aged for tho district 26 bushels to the
acre. M. B. Ness, of the Tofleld, Al
berta, district, got 98 bushels and
28 lbs. of cats to the acre, while near
Mcntroae. over 94 bimhels of oats to
the aero w-aa threshed by J. Leonlo,
notwithstanding tho dry weather of
June. Further reports from tho Ed
monton district give Frank McLay of
the Horso Falls 100 bushels of oat
to tho acre. They weighed 45 lbs.,ioi
the bu&hol. A 22-acre field of spring
wheat on Johnson Bros." farm near
Agrlcola yielded 401i bushels to tho
aero. Manltc'u' racord crop for 1910
was grown on McMillan Bios, farm
near Westbourno, who have a total
crop of 70,000 bushels, netting $40,000
off 2,200 acres. O. W. Buchanan of
iucher Creek, Alberta, had 2j'4
bushel of No. 1 spring wheat to ttio
acre. Mr. A. Hutton of Macleod dis
trict had wheat which averaged 21
bushels, to the aero. B. F. Holden,
near Indian Head, Saak., threahed 950
bushels of wheat from 20 acres.
On tho Experimental Farm at In
dian Head, wheat has gone below 40
bushels, while several,, such as tho
Marquis and the Preston, have gone
as high as G4 bushels to tho acre. At
Elstow, Sask- the quantity of wheat
to the acre ran, on the average, from
26 right up to 40 bushels per acre,
whilo oats in some cases yielded a
return of 70 to 80 bushels per acre,
with flax giving 13 to 14 bushels p?r
W. C. Camel! had a yield of 42
bushels per acre from elx acres ol
breaking. Nell Callahan, two miles
northwest of Strome, had a yield of
bushels of wheat per acre. Win.
Lindsay, two miles east or btrome,
had 1,104 bushels of Regenerated
Abundance oats from ten acres. Jo
seph Scheelar, 11 miles south of
Strome, had 12,000 bushels of wheat
and oats from 180 acres. Part of tho
oats yielded 85 bushels to the acre,
end tho wheat averaged about 40
bushels. Spolin Bros., four miles
southwest of Strome, had a splendid
grain yield of excellent quality wheat.
grading No. 2. A. S. McCulloch. ono
mile northwest of Strome, had some
wheat that went 40 bushela to tho
aero. J. Blaser, a few miles south
west of Strome, threshed 353 bushels
of wheat from 7 acres. Among tho
good-grain yields at Macklln, Alberta,
reported are: VJ. N. Tweedle, 22 bush-
eia to the acre; John Currin, 24 bush
els wheat to the acre; Sam Fletcher,
20 bushels to the acre.
At Craven, Sask, Albert Clark
threshed from GO acres of Btubblo
1,890 bushels; from 20 acres of fal
low 900 bushels of red fif o wheat that
weighed C5 pounds to tho bushel
Charles Keith threshed 40 bushels to
the aero fro n 40 acres. Albert Young,
of Stony Beach, southwest of Lums
den, threshed 02 bushels per acre
from summer fallow, and Georgo
Young 5,000 bushels from 130 acres of
stubblo and fallow, or an average of
23 1-2 bushels to the aero. Arch Mor
ton got 5,000 bushels of red fife from
160 acres. James Russell got 8.700
bushels from stubblo and late break
ing, an average cf 23V4 bushels
At Rosthern Jacob Frlesen bad 27
bushels per boms from 80 teres on
new land and an average over bis
whole farm of tVA bushel of wheat
John Schulti threshed 4,400 bushel
from 100 acres, or 44 bushels to th
acre. John Lepp had 37 bushels per
acre from 200 acres. A. B. Dirk bad
42 bushels per acre from 25 acre
Robert Roo of Grand Coulee threshed
45 bushels to tho aero from 420 acres
Sedley, Sask., is atlll another dls
trlct that has cause to bo proud cf
the yields of both , wheat and flax
J. Cleveland got 30 bushel of wheat
per acre on 100 acres and 18 bushels
of flax on 140 tures. T. Dundas
southeast of Sedley, 40 bushel pe
aero on 30 acres; M. E. Miller, 34
bushels per aero on 170 acres of stub
bio, and 35 bushels per acr on j
c.res fallow; W. A. Day had 32 bush
ls per acra on 200 acre cf etuboie
and 35 bushel on 250 acre of fallow
J. O. Scott bad 30 bushel of wheat
lr acr ou 200 ucres, and 18 buh
A man may go up when you kick
him, but you cannot claim credit for
TitfhtnPMi rron the chrt mcan cold
en the lurm. That" the dunper iiriinl.
Cure,tht old with Hamlin Wirmd Oil
before it runs into Ccnaumptiun or Pneu
monia. The recording angel may take more
interest In your day book than In
your hymn book.
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b.iMKliafc Br rnitrudiug 1'llw in 8 uj 14 a. Kw.
-Is her coat Persian lamb?
-No; Podunk mutton. Judge.
Your working power depend uprm your
hfalthl (Jrtiluld Ten rorifcU diroi-der of
U.-t-r, jkidneys, stomat-h and bonel.
A auctions mark the dlffereuce be
tween Iron and steel.
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To enr corttvene.t th medicine murt h
h.u ouIHI'. reinr rfwa
tth. tweU their mtunJ perl.UIOc mmm.
t (Kcallal to rcKUUn'J-.
Lewis' Sin-In Binder ttrniuht Co cigar
it umdo to filisfy the smoker.
Difficulties are often the barnacles
that grow on delayed duties.
i js B'- to remember
I evTien you need a remedy
Tor couchs fir-d court
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tErre tor ra,om aj children mN castcx GiLe
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A1X RELIABLE DRUCaSTS SELL THE CRICINAL AND
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TIONS, YET THEY PREFER TO SELL THE CENUINE. BCCAUSE
IT IS RIGHT TO DO SO AND FOR THE COOD OF THEIR
CUSTOMERS. WHEN IN NEED OF IVEDICINES, SUCH
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Decide now, to go out in the Great Northwest where
there is room 'to grow where the climate 13 healthful
and wherp the big crops of wheat, grain and fruit are
making people prosperous and independent.
The cheap loKd-off lands in Minnesota, the fertile
prairies of North Dakota, the millions of acres of Free
Homestead Lands in Montana and Oregon and the rich
productive fruit valleys of Washington need men of
brain, brawn and energy to develop them. Go this
Spring. Take advantage of the Great Norihcrn'3 one-way
Special Colonist Fares
Dally March 10 to April 10. 1911
To poinU In Mont;in, Idaho, Wathinfna, Oregon and Hritixh
Columbia; good for stopover and good iu Tourist Slcepiug Car on
payment o berth fare.
Very low "Settlers" fart to point in Korth Dakota anj many
point io Montana March 14. si. sS aui April 4. 11, 18, 1911.
Daily Tourist Car3
Through from Chicago, Kansuo City ami SL Paul to Pacific Coatst,
Electric lighted, leather luilvilitered.eiiuipnecl
ilh all convenience,! bo that ptt.'.iwnj;era ran
prepare their omn mealn.. Send lor freo
hook on tho tiaift In which you aro interented.
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