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Elexico Missouri Message
John Oeal, Editor
Whit 1 no useless as n pa:r cf llj'.lit j
Md gloves In aero weathir? '
A Minnesota man fastrd for H"
days, this being Just 104 ilaj tot
long for us. j
A Chicago Jiirlt p that a motor
ycle Is a dangerous weapon, lie,
roust rldo one.
Tho spring fashion" will I." devoid
4f curtoi. Again, tho thin wnnan
comet Into hrr own.
A new Japanese batt; .-V.lp Is rail' (I
Hclyel. Sounds r.oro i.kc a battle
cry than n battleship
The womm c.f Krac-" nr Tint ."I
cook, according to i Xpert .) i.r-e.
Hut, oh, the ftyli tin y wear!
A Pari doctor has (11: '. red at
means of fattening one by eh trh ity. j
It must bp a shocking o; oration. (
A Chicago woman says she ran t '
live on $10,000 a year She might try
tarring to (loath on that allowance.
A New York woman, under a vow
cf silence, haFn't spoken to hrr hus
band for eleven year, Lucky man!
Rats are causing much troubln In
Washington by devouring postage
tampa. Why not poison tho stamps?
Kansas City complains that It Is
Temin 1th fakers. Is Kansas City
easy, or are the fakers hard put to
Mexicans are abandoning bull fight
ing for automobile racing. Hard to
ay whether It's progress or retrot,res
alon. Pair I more has a Ftcre with display"
of rubber shoes for docs. Another
step in their antl-notse crusade, per
baps The Chinese have taken to wearing
derby hats Just wait ti'.l the hobble
skirt strikes the land of cherry bios
Spain ha pet about building a r.ew
navy Doub'Ws it will take better
care of the new navy than It did of
.Albatross rt? are esteemed a
great delicacy la Ha-vail. Hen's ctr"
are esteemed a grit delicacy In
A scientist eoms to the front now
with the spile sursestion that poverty
causes bow legs Is that why jockeys
A Missouri woman lost two hus
bands by lightning And yet they say
lightning never Urikes twice in the
A Washington bride wore a ralr of
ttiO silk stockings, says an exchange,
and displayed only about 12.25 worth
of 'em at that.
Another pleasant thing about cold
snaps is that they are never compli
cated with damage by lightning and
A Detroit man wants a divorce be
cause his wife talks too much. Like
a man suing a city for allowing him
to commit suicide
San Francisco authorities detained
a woman who had sixteen trunks, and,
although that was not the cause, it
was cause enough
Nine people wer? killed during the
twenty-day rabbit hunting season in
Ohio. Strange how easy It is to mis
take a man for a rabbit.
A Taeoma man. acquitted by a Jury,
kissed three of them. They were
women. We see right now where
feminine Juries become mighty popu
lar. Navy officers imprisoned chickens In
the turret of the ram Katahdin and
then shot at It with guns This is tho
poorest way to kill a chicken we ever
The man with a cold In his head Is
a menace to society, say the doctors
Another menace to society is the man
ho habitually suffers from "cold
feet" as a crisis.
Three college men out on a celebra
tion smashed an automobile and were
promptly thrashed by the owner, who
proved a football star. It always pays
to Investigate in such cases before ta
Half way down from the top flight
ot stalra at an elevated railway sta
tion one morning not long ago a man
stopped to read the conspicuous sign,
"Look where you step!" and fell
down the rest of the way.
One of those college savants pro
poses to teach wives how to spend
money. Only one guess is permitted
as to whether he is married or not.
A New York divine despairs becauso
ministers are paid less than laborers.
Out laborers are in greater demand Id
New York city than are ministers.
A one-legged man walked from Jack
sonville, rla . to New York. We
bould think that a man who has only
aa leg would take better care of It
MARY VIEW DAVIS
-H:LL EI'.LIES" JOIN NATION'S
STATESMEN IN PAYING TRIB
UTE TO DEAD SENATOR.
15,000 SURROUND LATE HOME
Gov. D'jnsg'-.ry. His Successor in Of'
f zt. .'nr.' Conirci"-3r. Brundidgc
A'e Aopg Av;ned C.vid'
datrs to U. S. Senate.
If. V.. Ark Twr . .; , ;
r.id ) vicv.i-d tin- tut,iiii (or
t' .f i ii.i'or 1. lis "ii its p.,iag;
fi'.i, the l".i-t l:-it-'ist rn::''i to 1h"
c "ii.". ry. r-v;ll ., nut otln ri filled
thr htr-ir ,-.riii-)(l Hi.. Davis home
in Fnuth Little '..,- !:
Tlie Fr:i - v t if (iMir-t-l by
Kv. i: :i ( 'ox. i t"r o! tin' rlnin li of
li.(li Ser'atm Iiiv.h wa a iin-nilji.i .
Ill' W.IS :i;".itl 1 liV Ill'V, It. J IluW'TS
of Arka.li 'i liia 1 !, faneral proces
sion wa two mllis In length and w:is
the ii.oht i iii 1 1 r SKio in r i-ti in the
The immense crowd which fill' d the
church was it mlxcil one. Persona
fioin tin rural districts of Arkansas,
to whom 'he senator w,s wont to
refer ns "hill billies," sat on the same
row hk the best pcoplo In Lt'tlo Rock.
Judge Mvans of Iloonovillo delivered
Solons return Home.
The ronsrr-isionnl !'! cttloii, which
rturned to Washitiijto'i. Included Sen
ators Clarke of Arkiinvts. O'Cormnn
of New Yuik, Marline of NVw Jiiey,
Pryan of Florida. 1'oin' rrne of Ohl,
.ind Prptity Srrtrcari! a' Ariiis Ki-llar.
The f',;;i.vinir congressmen an. billed:
Cr.iveiis, Jicol.y, Coodw iu. r"l jyl of
.rkniiF.:is. rei'ii of Vermont prtd
niece of Knis.-is. ,
Amu::: Ark' tisans prerent were:
Tov. I'ctiarhcy, (lov. -elect (.'o'lhi.'-on.
f'ir-liep W-nchc-'er. J. I'. M lii'Uiey,
Sheriff liiitton, Jm'ij'e ;.ivanri''.;!i !;r.d
Attomey f5nrral Hal Norwood The
ArkniiFa: national puard was rcpre-p-u'-d
by a thousand troops.
Four Out for Senator.
I. "le i;ork. Ark. With former
I rr,nrr'. . :r,.'i!( Stephen Hrnrdidpre on
j l:s way to I-tHl.- Hock to open hrad
I ouarters for his car.di.h.cy t.. succeed
j the l.ite S"nator Iiavis and tho an
' nounrr. nif-nt of Attorney General Hal
lv- .1 ii.. i 1. ) . : i
.miihuu'j in ! in u raiiMi'u.u, ir.icr-i-tt
In the political tangle Is intense.
Gov. Donnghny Is an avowed candi
date for the short term and It Is
known that Gov.eYct HohiiiKon has
senatorial a spirit ions.
It was rumored h' re that Hohinson
will throw his support to Donauhey If
the lattT auree not to of!' r asaln
for the effice.
Auto Bandits Fight Police.
Chicago Fifty d'-tecMves searched
for the four au'nmnbile bandits who
invaded the down town district after
robbing a North Side J-welry store of
$1,200 worth of dulmonds The rob
bers fought two revolver battles with
the police and caused terror by firing
Into crowds cf shoppers on one of the
city's principal s'reets.
Steamer Sinks, 16 Drowned.
Baltimore Capt. H. Aueustm Gil
bert, his Wife ar.d H members cf the
crew of the steamer J jiia I.ukenhach,
from Port Tarr.pa for Bilt'more. were
reported drowned when the steamer
was rammed and sutik by the Brit
ish steamer liidrakulka, in Chesapeake
bay eff Tangier Island, during the
Johnston Succeeds Bailey.
I Austin, Tex. The appointment of
! H. M Johnston, president and editor-
In-chief of the Houston Pot, as sue
j?ftior to Josfph V. Bailey in the
Lulled btates senate for the U-rm ex
string March 4, was announced by
Emperor's Illness Dcnitd.
Vienna. The alarming reports cir
filaled abroad cunrerniLg the health
If Emperor Fiaucls Joseph are un
'.rue. His majesty promenaded for
blf an hour on lb gallery of tichoeii
Two Kllles' in Windstorm.
New York. Two persons arc kaowa
U be dead, fully Co persons were in
jured, and probably $250,uuu worth of
property was damaged in this vicinity
by the semi hurricane that prevailed
.n and around New York.
Three Miners Killed.
Webb City, Mo. Three misers,
lack Plskle, Fred Fisher and Elmer
Smith, all of Joplln, were buried un
der a mountain of dirt when a round
jl &2 dynamite charges went off In
the Imperial mine.
Famous Ohio Surgeon Drowned.
Toledo, O Dr. Peter Donnolly, a
TolaUo surgeon, of national reputa
'Jon, was drowned here when he drov
his automobile off a dock and into
'.he Mauinee river. The machine our
tttins were up and the doctor could
Record Flight With Passengers.
Mulhausen. Germany --Arthur Fil
ler exceeded the world's record for
a duration light Iu a biplane carry
ing Cve passengers. Ills time waa 1
hour, C minutes aad t seconds.
HOUSE WHERE W00DR0VV ' WILSON
' This is the old house In Staunton. Va., where President-elect Wilson was born, the photograph balng taken
on the day of his recent visit there. The house has been remodeled since Mr. Wllnon's father lived there.
TiiraopiNBKu6iTi"Bis is dejdmn men to be freed
GREEN BANDS ON ARMS OF AF
U. S. Surgeon Issues Warning Against
Disease Which Killed 10.000
Children During 1911.
Washington, D. C. A timely warn
ing against the ravuucj of tin; "whoop
ing cough" Is being circulated bioad
cast. by the t'nlted States public
health service In nn article by Dr.
W. C. Mucker, arsl .;tant suigeun gen
eral. With the advent of (old weath
er, when people crowd Into close quar
ters with fires lii'hted. windows closed
and ventilation shut off, contagious
Cineiises bef;ln to spread more rapidly.
"Whoopinu cough," says Kuoki r, "Ib
oin ot the nioht h nous ot communi
cable (licenses to children In Its Im
imiliatc and remotest effects. The j
disease is l y no means uncommon in 1
underfed children, and Is often fol
lowed by tuberculosis of the lungs.
Paralysis pnd many seiioua affecta
tions of the rye also have resulted
from the excessive coupiim;. It is
thus seen that whooping couh, which,
it is estimated killed mote than 10,
ono American children in la 11, is a
diroase seriously affecting the public,
health and demanding earnest atten
tion." As a means of Identifying children
affected with whooping cough, Dr.
Itucker suKgests, that they be plainly
labeled with a green arm band, so
that other children may be warned.
Parents should also caution their chil
dren, he said, against the dangers of
exchanging pencils, chewing gum, pro
miscuous kissing and other means by
which sputum may be transferred
from one person to another.
"Any disease which kills 10,000 per
sons per annum Is a serious one," Dr.
Kuckir concluded. "If bubonic plague
were to kill that many children in the
United States in one year, the whole
world would quarautlno against our
ROCKEFELLER IS TO APPEAR
Through His Counsel He Notifies Rep
resentatives Will Accept Service
of Subpoena From House.
New York. William Rockefeller
has agreed through his counsel,
John A. Carver, to accept service
of a subpoena to appear January 13
before the Puju committee of tlw
house of representatives at Washing
ton, investigating the "money tru.-U,"
according to announcement made at
the ofiice of Samuel Untermeyer, coun
sel lor the committee.
Mi". Untermeyer in behalf of the
(.omriiltio-, it was stated, has by the
du( ision of Chairman Pujo, accepted
The watchers thrown around Mr.
Rockefeller's Fif'h avenue mansion,
his home in Tarrytown and the home
of relatives in Greenwich, Conn., were
withdrawn, ending the search of pro
cess servers begun last June.
RUSSIA ABOLISHES SERFDOM
Caucasians Excepted In Emancipation
of 1861 Are Given Freedom
Opposition Still Exists.
6t. Petersburg. The council ol
the empire has adopted a reso
lutlon abolishing the last vestige of
serfdom in Husaia.
This transitional stage now, after
haif a century, has been terminated,
although then; still is opposition to
its being abolished.
lien bil6 uun i nun wi"r.
New York. Government experts
tehted Ole lirud'-'n uuslnkable life
boat. The craft It egg shaped and
holds 2o persons with food and watei
for three weeks. The teats proved
the inventor's contentions.
300 Slain by Tibetans.'
Cheng Tu Proviuce of Sze-Chusn,
China. Three hundred Chinese sol
diers were killed by Tibetans near
Hulang-Cheug, on the borders of Tib
et. The Chinese troops lost sis ma
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APOPLEXY FATAL TO SOLON OF
News Shocks Capital, Where He
Had Left Dec. 13 to Pas
Holidays at Home.
T.lltle Hock, Ark. United States
Senator Jeff l);:vis died at his
home In Kittle Hock at U::i( o'clock
this morning of up.ijile.xy. His death
was unexpected, despite the fact that
he complained yeaterday of feeling
Senator Davis, who had been a
member of the senate since 13U", pre
viously served three terms ns gov
ernor of Arkansas. In the Democrat
ic primaries last September he was
opposed for nomination by former
Congressman Stephen Urundidgi!. Ho
was nominated, however, after the
closest race in the history of his ca
reer. death of Senator Jeff Duvls of Aikan
sas eatiie as a distinct shock to his
friends iu the capital litis morning.
The senator left Washington Dtceui
ber 13 to spend the Christmas holi
days at his home and at that time
was In the best of sp'rlts.
He had not been in good health for
some time, although his condition did
not occasion his friends much alarm.
On one or two occasions, his frlunds
say, he had suffered from attacks of
dizziness. On recovering from these
attacks, he Invariably made light of
REPUBLICANS TO RETALIATE
Senators to Oppose Wilson's Ap
pointees Unless Democrats Vote
for Taft's Selections.
Washington, D. C. Senator Brad
ley of Kentucky, and several other
Republicans, threaten openly that if
the Democrats persist in opposing
President Taft's appointments, the
Republicans will start a bitter contest
against President Wilson's appointees
in the special session that meets after
Democratic leaders In the senate
planned to take up tho fight against
the appointments, In tho hope that the
special committee appointed by their
caucus could agree on a plan of
action. The Democratic membors of
the senate will be called together in
caucus again within a few days to
consider the matter further.
WOMAN SENATOR MAKES HIT
Wins Men by Seconding Motion to
Adjourn for Lunch When "Eats"
Were Past Due.
Denver, Colo. Mis. Helen Ring
Robinson, the first woman sen
ator In the United States, took her
seat In the upper house of the Colo
rado legislature and won the hearts
of her male colleagues by a brevity
of speech which took Into account the
clamorings of their stomachs.
When the time came for Senator
Robinson to second the nomination of
Austin Blakey for president pro tem,
tho "eata" were past due. "This is
not the time for oratory, but for
lunch," said Senator Robinson. "I
take honor in seconding the nomina
tion of Senator Blakey Senator Bla
key, the grand old fighting man."
Pip Kills $2,000 Rooster.
York, Pa. It. J. Kinsley Is mourn
ing the death of a black Orpington
cock. Only a short time ago an offer
of $2,000 was made to Kinsley for
the fowl, but he refused to sell. The
pip caused death.
Blast Kills Three Miners.
Joplln, Mo. Three miners Jack
Pickle, Fred Fisher and K'lmer Smith
all of Joplln, were buried alive un
der a mountain of dirt when a 62
pound charge of dynamite was ex
ploded la the Imperial mine.
6chooner and Two of Crew Lost
St. Pierre. Miquelon. The British
schooner Mary Smith is a total wreck
on the hand dunes at Port Langlade,
and two members of her crew are
dead. The Mary Smith waa bound
from Nova Scotia to thla port.
U. S. COURT ORDERS RELEASE OF
MEN ON BONDS.
Each to Give Ball on Basis of $10,000
for Each Year of Sentence,
Pending an Appeal.
Chicago, III. Attorneys for 32
of the 3i imprisoned so-called dyna
mite conspirators won a victory iu the
United States court of appeals here,
when a writ of supersedeas was grant
ed and tin order' issued for the release
of tho prisoners ou bonds from the
federal penitentiary at Leavenworth,
pending the outcome of their appeal.
Ryan's bond was fixed at $70,000.
The men sentenced to six-year terms
will give bonds for StlO.uot) each. Tho
other men also will ive bonds oa a
basis of $lu,uvo fur each year of sen
The order for the release of the
men was given alter several hours'
argument by Chester 11. Krum of St.
Louis and K. N. Zoline, for tho iron
workers, and District Attorney Churesl
Miller of Indianapolis, for the gov
ernment. District Attorney Miller opposed the
granting of the writ on the ground
that the men probably would flee the
United States and that, as the offeuso
alleged against them is not extradit
able, they never would be. punished.
Herbert S. Hocklu. Hie Informer,
did not appeal for bond for the reason
that ho is satisfied with his sentence,
although he was Included among
those who may give bond.
JOSEPH W. BAILEY RESIGNS
Texas Member of Upper House Noti
fies Senate and Colquitt He Is
Through as Lawmaker.
Washington, D. C. Senator Joseph
W. Bailey of Texas resigned as a
member of the upper house In a let
ter sent to Gov. Colquitt, of Texas and
President Pro Tem Galliuger of the
Bailey specified that his resignation
should take effect immediately. His
term would have .expired March 4.
R. M. Johnston, editor of the Hous
ton Post. Is now in the city, and Sen
ator Bailey said he would be appoint
ed by Gov. Colquitt to micceed him,
with the expectation that the legisla
ture, when It meets, would elect him
to fill out the unexpired term.
6 DIE AS TRAIN HITS BUGGY
Single Occupant of Vehicle Survives
Grade Crossing Accident in
Dennlson, la., Jan. 6. Six persons
are dead here and on is dying, the
result of a grade-crossing accident at
midnight, when a Northern passenger
train running 50 miles an hour bit a
The arad aro: John Reimera, 37
years old; Mrs. John Reimers, 13;
son of Mr. and Mrs. Reimera, 5
months; Carl Kvers, 31; Minnie Ev
ers, 14; son of Carl Evers, 6. The son
of John Reimers, aged 6, was injured.
The bodies were thrown into the
field beside the track and death was
Washington. Representative Wil
liam W. Wedemeyer of Ann Arbor,
Mich., who suddenly went insane at
Colon, Panama, at the time of Presi
dent Taft's recent visit to the isth
mus, jumped overboard from a ship
on which he had been taken at Colon.
His body has not been recovered.
Gave Million, Dies In Want.
New York. Alexander Mercer Pell,
who settled $l,00u,0i0 on his bride,
came to an obscure end In a furnished
room, with 2 cents in his pocket. He
was 42 years old. His landlady found
him dead In bed.
Panic In Poorhouse Blaze.
New London, Conn. Fire In the lo
cal poorhouse, a two-story structure
with a basemeat, caused a panic
among the Inmates. One waa burned
to death and three were overcome b
smoke and shoek.
OFFICIALS ELECT TO QUALIFY.
Gov. Major to Outline Plans In Inaug
Jefferson City. The newly elected
state officers will take their oath of
office and otherwise qualify Monday,
January 13. Under the constitution,
the second Monday In Januury Is set
aside for that purpose.
Those who will qualify are the gov
ernor, the llteutenant governor, state
auditor, secretary of state, treasurer,
attorney general and tho railroad and
warehouse commissioner. All but the
last named official will reside here.
The oath of office will be adminis
tered by the newly elected chief jus
tice of the supreme court.
Aftfr Gov.-elect Major has been
sworn In before the senate nud the
house, he will deliver his lnuuguil
Address. In which nte outlined the
measures he favors and also those the
Democratic statu platform calls for.
The farewell message of Gov. Hart
ley Is to be read to the general as
sembly the opening day, Wednesday,
He will call attention to all legisla
tion he favors and what tho Repub
lican state platform pledged and advo-
cat many reforms.
SOCIETY WANTS BUILDING.
Seeks Erection of Fireproof Structure
for Storing State's Records.
Jefferson City. The biennial report
of the Missouri Hlatorlcal society to
the governor and legislature, recom
mends the const i uction of n fireproof
building at Columbia for the housing
of the valuable records of history of
tho state, now stored In the basement
of the Academic building and In a
frame structure ut Columbia.
There arc, according to the report,
1 :!('., OuO books and pamphlets of much
The effects of the Historical society
will be given quarters in tho new state
capitol, it is understood.
Would Relieve Court Congestion.
Jefferson City. Former Senator
Thomas F. Lane of Cape Girardeau
says the people of southeast Missou
ri would like to see foe territory of
the Springfield court of appeals en
larged so that the congestion la the
St. Louis court of appeals can be re
lieved. He would like to see a law
enacted providing for tho holding of
court at several iKiints In the territory
of the Springfield court of appeals.
Senator Kirk Hawkins of Springfield
will Introduce a measure to Increase
Hie territory of the Springfield dis
trict, so that tho three judges of that
appellate court will bo given more
work to do.
Farm Adviser Idea Spreads.
Sedalia. That tho new born "farm
adviser" Idea Is spreading at a rapid
rate Is attested by the many requests
coining to the Pettis county bureau of
agriculture for Information about its
organization and working plans and
for lecture dates by Farm Adviser S.
F. L. Williams Succeeds Bond.
Jefferson City. Fred L. Williams of
Joplin was selected by the five Demo
cratic members of tho supreme court
to fill the vacancy occasioned upon
the supreme court commission by tho
resignation of Judge Henry W. Bond,
who was elected a member of the
"Bale" of Hay by Parcel Post.
Pticklin. The first shipment of hay
by rarcel post was when a "bale" was
mailed nt tho Ilucklln postoffice by
Fred White, a local hay baler. The
bale was an exact facsimile of a large
bale and weighed 2 pounds. The post
age was 8 cents.
Tourists Commend State Highway.
Fulton. Melvln A. Hall and moth
er, Mrs. William A. Hall, of New York
city, who are touring the world In nn
automobile, arrived in Fulton on the
final lap of their Journey. They are
traversing the state highway through
Missouri and have pronounced it one
of the best roads over which they
Jesse L, McNeese Freed.
Jefferson City. Gov. Hadley issued
a commutation "in behalf of Jesse L.
McNeese, who was convicted In Mon
iteau county January. 1910, of placing
obstructions upon the track ot the
Missouri Pacific railroad and sen
tenced to the peitentlary for four
Irwin Schroyer Paroled.
Jefferson City. Gov. Hadley pa
roled Irwin Schroyer of Burlington
Junction, who was serving a sentence
of two years for a statutory offense.
The prosecuting witness, MIbs Nettie
Palmerton, begged the governor to re
lease Schroyer. They are to be mar
ried. iParohs Bill Is Drafted.
Jefferson City. A bill providing for
a board of parole, drawn by Judge C.
A. Denton, prepared with the Inten
tion of presenting ii to the? Incoming
legislature, has been . submitted to
Gov.-elect Major by that official.
3 Miners Killed.
Joplin. Threo miners. Jack Pickle,
Fred Fisher and Elmer Smith, all of
Joplln, were burled alive under a
mountain of dirt when a 62-pound
charge of dynamite was exploded In
the Imperial mine.
FOUND WORKS OF STEVENSON
Manuscripts and Worka of Popular
Writer Unearthed In Samoa and
Hawaii, by an Admirer.
It is learned that a number of new
and relatively important manuscripts
of Robert Louis Stevenson have been
discovered In Samoa and In Honolulu
by an ardent admirer of the great
novelist, who had been for some time
In both Hawaii and Samoa seeking
tucb writings of the famous Scotsman
as might possibly be found In tho pos
session of some of the. many friends
Df Stevenson during- his years Iu the
The result of this research has been
the finding of an essay, said to be
highly poetical in character, written
by tho novelist after witnessing a vol
cano In action, rupposedly either the,
famous crater of Savali or tho pit of
Kllauea In Hawaii; a piece ot Ilctlon
.lenling with South Sea life, and a
number ot smaller verse composi
tions. Still nnother manuscript, a blank
verse relation of n well-known legend
of Maul, of considerable lengf.h, hut
unfinished, has also como to light, and
the enthusiastic admirer of Stevenson
feels highly rewarded for his month
Problem In Physics.
A native of T.t on tho coast of Scot
land, when tho contract for the build
ing of the first three steamers fitted
with electric lights at the local ship
yard was completed, formed one of
the social party gathered to entertain
the electricians, says Ideas. In a
burst of candor and comradeship, he
wbb hoard to say to one of tho wire
"Mon, Peter, efter workln' wl' you
on they boats. I believe I could put In
tho electric licht masel', but there's
only one thing that bates me."
"Aye, aye, Sandy, what-js that?''
Inquired his Interested friend, willing
to help him If it lay In his power.
"Weel, mon." replied Sandy, "it's
Julst this: I dlnna ken hoo y?t gt
the lie tae rln alnng the wires."
Fire In Bank of England.
The first fire within memory
-nrred at the Hank of England. I. on
don, a few days ago. A fire brok
.nit In the southeastern portion ct
the building. The flooring and Joist
lng were considerably damaged. Tin
outbreak was discovered by the Pan!'
of F.ngland authorities, and suhduoo
by their own appliances In 30 min
ute3. A lieutenant and a dozen un a
jf thu Irish Guards on duty nt th.
bank, with fixed bayonets, asslatc'i
the police In keeping the crowd back
from tho building.
Geography of Liquor.
Mayor Gaynor, discussing city gov
eminent In his wonted illuminating
nd brilliant way, said In New York:
"We must not have one reform law
for the rich and another for the poor.
It Is as bad for the millionaire to gam
tile In his club as for the laborer t'c
gamble in a stuss Joint. It Is as bin'
io become Intoxicated on champagt
as on mixed ale.
'o many reformers, so-called
think that when n man is drunk or
Fifth avenue he is ill, and when a
man is 111 on Third avenue he U
"I am compiling a Pedicure man
"I suppose you have plenty of foot
"Can your wife keep a secret?"
"Certainly, If there is nobody around
for her to tell it to."
"Is that a monthly rose?"
"It looks more like a weakly onf
"Have you had much experience In
"Horses or waists?"
It takes all the run out of doing
thing if you get paid for doing it.
THE BEST TEACHER. '
Old Exoerlence Still Holds the Palm.
For real piactical reliability an
i iinii n in rr in b iv n u r i r r v nuoimi t-t
piaiu oia experienae is able to carry
nig loau yet wttnout getting sway
A So. Dak. woman found some
things about food from Old Experi
ence a good, reliable, teacher.
"I think I have used almost every
prcakfast food manufactured, but none
squal Grape-NutB in my estimation.
"I waa greatly bothered with weak
itomach and indigestion, with forna
.lon of gas after eating, and tried
tnany remedies for it bat did not find
"Then I decided I must diet and si
.f I could overcome the difficulty that
say. My choice of food was Grape
N'uts because tho doctor told me I
:ould not digest starchy food.
"Grape-Nuts food, has been a great
Oeneftt to me for 1 feel Hke a different
person since 1 begun to eat it. It i
wonderful to me how strong n;
acrves have become. I advise ever..
ine to try It, for exper'ence Is tic
"If you have any stomach trouble
can't digest your food, use Grap '
Nuts food for breakfast at Jea.it, ami
you won't be ablo lo praise It eiiou; 'r
wh'-n you sec how different ycu feel
Name given by Postum Co., liatti
Creek, Mich. Read tho little bu''
"The Road to Wellvllle," In pkt'
"There's a Reason."
Kif r read Ibp ibmc Irlierf A n'
lir appear frra time 1 lime. 'I lr
are ateaulae. trite, mat full ut huu