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CEO. P. lH.'C'KICnY
NANN1R U. IIUCKKHT
iu c i m i : u7" .
Flattery sometimes art like too
many lumps of sugsr la cup of cot'
VciiiiR Kindlon Gould should be r-
nestly advised not lo rhoot long
be ran run.
A Jersey hen that hid lost ber
rarkle has developed crow. There If
bope for I'alt I. .
It la found to be much harder to ex
terminate the German rarp t.ian It U
to germinate it
A New York Jndpe deeMed aftalnst
a man suing; for a dog bite. Every dog
baa his day la court.
If" any motion Is needed, we. move
that the Chad irk matter be laid on
the table for a few days.
Much may be forgiven the Inventor
of that thinking machine If he doesn't
develop it Into a talking machine.
There belwo individuals who cannot
be reasoned with a girl In love and a
man who is determined to run for an
The average woman thinks It's Just
horrid if her husliand Is jealous fit
her, and Just horrid If he isn't, so
there you are.
A man who thinks he understands
women is Just as likely as not to in
vest his money In a perpetual mo
No doubt poor old Frans Joseph of
Austria sympathixea with the czar lo
the latter' resolve not to add a parlia
ment to Ms troubles.
John Barrett says shirts cost 13
apiece In Panama. Still, for most Pan
mars a shirt constitutes approxi
mately a suit of clothes.
The United States has thirteen bat
tleships In commission a very un
lucky number for any nation that is
rash enough to ran up against them.
Dr. Spltika now announces that Lom
broo has given to the world only a
"hodgepodge of geniralities." And
57.912 sensational Sunday stories, doc
tor. The explosion of that Galesburg
woman's false teeth marks the advent
of a tew terror. To their well known
falsity such teeth have begun to add
It is Just beginning to be understood
by some people that it will be Impos
sible to dig the Panama canal and
have it full of water inside of two or
If Tow Lawson Is patronizing a clip
ping bureau there is a prospect that
be may be driven Into bankruptcy
when confronted by the necessity for
paying the bill.
George Meredith says America has
not produced one great man of letters.
Evidently he hasn't heard of the Ohio
sign painter who recently was victor
ious in a pugilistic contest.
Edmund Russell has series of
rules on "How to Get Rid of a Lover."
We select the most cogent: "Never
laugh when he laughs." That is
enough for any girl to work on.
First cabin rates to Europe are to
be made 110 higher. That, however,
will not be serious. The Important
thing Is to have money enough to get
back after one has reached Europe.
A Cincinnati man is mourning the
loss of a sample case of liiblos which
was stolen from a saloon, go tar no
reports have been received of any
body stealing a case of tsbisky from
Representative Henry proposes a
Mil to prevent rural free delivery car
riers from "carrying package more
titan six feet In It'iiK'h." The package
should not he mute than six fingers
li ep, cither.
Tie world Isn't Informed exactly
what progress Mr. Andrew Carnegie Is
making In his noble effort to save the
tlSfegrace of dylrg rirh, but hi gift of
fl.tmo.Ooo to Kt. Louis for library
w ill help some.
Cincinnati has a cltl.en 110 years
old who walks three blocks every day
to a saloon. He must be fond of ex
errlte. There la no place In the city
where he would have to go so far if
be didn't want to.
However, the Tendon lancet's
learned opinion to the effect that tur
key is a superior food was unneces
sary. In his own unscientific fa "hi on
the average Amerlcaa had groped bis
way to the same great truth.
' The clergyman ho recently bought
more than H.WIO.OOO worth of New
York real estate appears to have a
hred suKpk-lon that it Is not so dif
ficult for a camel to go through the
of a needle as It is cracked up to
New York has an employer In court
charged with working children 61
hour In a six-day week, paying them
1.1 for the week, and docking them 10
cents for talking and 2 ceuts for be
ing five minutes late. Is there an
taut left In New York 7
WRECKED BY GAS
THREE BUILDINGS DEMOLISHED
AND TWENTY DAMAStD.
ONE. IS KILLED, SIX ARE HURT
Many Windows Broken Damaged
Buildings Include a Bank,
Hotel, Boarding House
and Businssa House.
OARNETT, KAN. An explosion of
gaa In the Fashing Ijalejry In West
South street a few minutes after mid
night Monday morning, killed one
man, mortally Injured another, hurt
five persons and wreked three build
ings, besides damaging a score of
The wrecked buildings are practi
cally razed. They are the bakery,
Blumra Morris' butcher shop and
Walter Hunt's grocery store. The
meat and groceries are strewn in con
fusion about the buildings and are
practically worthless. Among the
damaged buildings are the Odd Fel
lows' building, in which is the Citi
zens' state bank; the Avenue hotel,
the Independent Telephone company's
building, the Glass book store and
the Bennett boarding house. The
sidea of all these buildings were blown
In and several other structures In the
vicinity were more or less damaged.
Ail over the west side of town window
lights were broken out and plastering
either cracked or broken.
The entire fronts of the telephone
building, the glass book store and the
bank are demolished, while the Ave
nue hotel presents the .appearance of
baving been In a tornado.
HE FAVORS AN EARLY SESSION.
The President Wants the Tariff Ques
tion Settled as Soon as Possible.
WASHINGTON. President Roose
velt favors the earliest posisble action
looking to a revision by Congress of
the tariff. He so Informed the senat
ors and representativea who were in
conference with him at the White
horse Saturday and he has made plain
bis position to others since that con
ference. He will call the Fifty-ninth
Congress Into extraordinary session as
soon as the committees have indicate,
that they are prepared to submit a
tariff measure for passage.
KANSAS' VOTE QELIVERED.
R. Henderson of Alma Called on
Mr. Fairbanks In Washington.
WASHINGTON. The official r e-
turns of Kansas in the Presidential
election last November were delivered
Friday to the president of the Senate
by J. U. Henderson of Alma, who was
designated by the Republican elctors
to bring the returns to Washington,
as directed by law. Mr. Henderson
was presented to the Vice President
elect, Mr. Fairbanks, by Representa
Bomb Placed on Frederick's Statue.
, WASHINGTON. An attempt was
made shortly before noon Tuesday to
blow up the statue of Frederick the
Great In the grounds of the Army War
college. A soldier on duty saw a
strange man walk away rapidly and
Jump in a cariage. He gave pursuit
but the man escaped. Simultaneously
a colored man saw a smoking object
banging on the arm of the statue and
hurriedly snatched It away to find it
was a bomb.
To Be a Senator From Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY. At a Joint cau
cus of the Republicans of the two
houses of the legislature, George Suth
erland was nominated unanimously
for Vnite-d States senator to succeed
Thomas Kearns. As there are only
six Democrats in the legislature the
nomination Is equivalent to election.
Must Show He Can Pay.
MCSKOGEK. I. T. A lessee of an
oil or mineral lease, under the modifi
cation of the rule relative to the filing
of oil or mineral leases at the Indian
agenry, must now show that ho has
on deposit in some batik f .j.mio to back
up each lease covering not more than
Skrydloff Leaves v Udivostok,
VLADIVOSTOK. Admiral Skryd
loff, who ba been in command of the
forces here, left for Su Petersburg
Suspected Cattle Thief Arrested.
VIN1TA, I. T. Hill Jack, alia J. C.
Carson, alias iiud Johnson, who Is
wanted for strallng $l,Coo worth of
cattle in Montgomery county, Kansas,
was arrested In Man. I. T.. Kunday,
was brought here and turned over to
Kansas authorities. ,
Invaded Neutral Territory,
TOKIO. Later reports from .Much-
ang Indicate that General Mtstcheo
ko'a Cossack in their recent raiding
southwest of Liao Yang deliberately
invaded neutral territory and broke
the limits of the war xooe.
Curtis's Philippine Tariff Bill.
Curtis of Kansas Introduced a bill pro
viding for the free entry luto the Unit
ed States of all article the growth
or product of the Philippines, except
sugar and tobacco, upon which a duty
at J5 per cent of the iJlngley rate Is
Michael to Remain Council President
BT. FETEUSUl'KO. It is an
nounced that Grand Duke Michael will
retain during ISO 5 the presidency of
the council of the empire.
TO CLEAR PORT ARTHUR HARBOR
Cne Hundred Fishermen to De Sent
to Clean Out the Mines.
TOKIO. tl Is trporteil that 100
fishermen will be sent to Port Arthur
to assist In clearing the hiirhor and
virlnlty of mines.
A naval officer who has relumed
here from Port Arthur, discussing the
condition at the fortress, says:
"The conditions of the warships and
In the town were much better than I
bad hoped for. Evidently there was
much fortifying at Pitt Arthur after
the alege commenced. The work on
203 Meter hill were not permanent.
and the trenches there were similar to
those used by the lloers during the
South African war. It seems that he
Rusnliina had no general electrical
scheme or movable engines or dyna
mos for searchlights.
. "RiiKslan naval ortlcers say that It
Is Impossible yet to ascertain whether
the Japanese fire or the opening of
sea cocka sank the ships In the har
bor. The hospitals are fairly well
kept and are stil used for the wound
ed and for prisoners."
UNDER THE CIVIL SERVICE LAWS
Six Hundred and Forty Laborer
Come Under President's Order.
WASHINGTON. The President has
Issued an order directlug thst labor
ers In the executive departments and
offices in WashiuRion, whose prin
cipal dut'es are of the grade per
formed by classified employes, shall
bo regarded as classified laborers In
the positions ocupled by them Janu
ary 12, and may be promoted to the
clerical grade or be transferred In
accordance with civil service rules.
This order affects Gtrt persons, of
whom 220 are In the Department of
Agriculture and ICa In the Treasury
THE FREIGHT RATE MEASURE.
Hepburn of Iowa to Frame the Admin
WASHINGTON. President Roose
velt uad a conference with Secretary
Taft and Representative Hepburn, of
Iowa, chairman of the Interstate and
foreign commerce commission of the
house, regarding railroad freight rate
legislation. At the conclusion of the
conference Representative Hepburn
said he had prepared a bill on the sub
ject of the freight rates which em
bodied the recommendations of the
president bo far as they went.
Colonel Hepburn added that. In a
few days a conference would be held,
probably at the White House, for the
consideration of the measure he had
Jap SatisfieJ With Germany.
BERLIN. The Japanese, govern
ment, taking cognlxance of an Im
pression that Germany has not ob
served strict neutrality, ha sent a for
mal dispatch of thanks to the Ger
man government, tl expresses the
conviction that Germany has fun.oed
Its duties as neutral throughout ...ie
war with exactness, especially during
the recent events in the war rone.
In Triumph Into Port Arthur.
TOKIO. General Nogi's army made
Its official entry into Port Arthur Sat
urday atternoon. Detachments from
every branch of the victorious forces,
with flying colors, amid the blare of
bugles, marched across the glacis luto
the fortress. The tattered flags of
the regiments which suffered most
during the siege were borne In the
Earthquake In Frisco.
SAN FRANCISCO. Earthiuakes
have been felt hi re nearly every day
since the beginning of the new year.
Some of the dlsturliances are hardly
perceptible, while others are sufficient
to cause alarm among the people, al
though no structures have been dam
aged. This evening a slight disturb
ance was felt.
For a 50.000 Acre Preserve.
WASHINGTON The Senate passed
the bill setting apart f.O.ooO acres of
land for a game preserve in tho Wich
ita mountain In Oklahoma. It had
previously passed the House and now
awaits the president's signature to
become a law.
On Not Enough For Panama.
WASHINGTON -Panaman are op
posed to the recommendation of Mr.
Darreit, American representative to
the Isthmus, that the offices of min
ister and governor of the canal rone
be merged Into the office of governor
For Philippine School Land.
WASHINGTON. - Representative
CiM)M-r, of Wisconsin, Introduced a bill
providing that 30 per cent of the pub
lic land of the Philippine Island be
set aside, the proceed from the sale
to be devoted to school purpose.
Declared for Tariff Revision.
WASHINGTON. The Republican
member of the House from Wiscon
sin held meeting Satudruy, all being
present except Mr. Jenkins. Resolu
tions declaring for an early revision of
the tariff were unanimously adopted.
To Open More Indian Landa.
WASHINGTON The House com
mittee on Indian affair authorized a
favorable report upon the bill to ratify
and amend an agreement with the In
dian upon the Shoshone or Wind
river Indian reservation In Wyoming,
which will ojien to Settlement about
1,400,000 acre of land.
Suffocated Five Person.
NEW YORK William T. Mason, a
lawyer and hi family, lost their Uvea
in the fire which partially destroyed
the brown stone deii:ng
A STUDENT TRIED TO KILL GEN
ERAL TREPOFF IN MOSCOW.
POCK MARKSMANSHIP SAVED HIM
The Fourth Attempt to Assslnate
the Man Who Ha Incurred the
Enmity ef the Russian
MOSCOW. While General Trepoff
was bidding farewell to Grand Duke
Serglua on his departure for St. Pet
ersburg at the Nicolas station a young
man wearing a student's cap fired
three shots from a revolver at the gen
eral. All the shots missed General
Trepoff. Grand Puke gergtus pro
ceeded on his Journey.
MAY RUN BOATS TO MUSKOGEE.
Arkansas River Navigator May Oper
ate to the Indian Territory Town.
MCSKOGEE. I. T. Representatives
of the Commercial club have Just re
turned from Fort Smith and Webber'a
Falls, where they have been In confer
ence with the owners of the line of
steamboats plying on the Arkansas
river Between those points. The re
sult Is that the owners of the boats
will submit to this place a proposi
tion to extend their line of boats up
the river to this point. The shipping
would bo at Frozen Rock, to which
place the street car ..nes will be ex
it nded for the purpose of handling
both freight and passenger traffic.
The principal Interest that Muskogee
has In this is securing boats enough
to force the raiuonds to meet a water
rate on freight. This can be done if
the boats run regularly.
TO CARRY MISSOURI'S VOTE.
Polite Elwins Chosen to Be the "My-
JEFFERSON CITY'. The eighteen
Republican electors met at the Mon
roe house Monday to formally cast
Missouri's electoral vote for Roose
velt. The work was purely formal.
except the election of the messeneer.
One elector is required to go to Wash
ington with the official report of the
balloting and there was some coin ne-
tition for this honor.. It was finally
given to Elwins of the Thirteenth dis
trict, the youngest elector chosen.
John E. Frost of the Third district, and
I- F. Parker were voted for several
JAPS TAKE SIXTY SHIPS.
Four Battleships and Fourteen Gun
boats and Destroyer In Harbor.
WASHINGTON. The following re
port was received at the Japanese le
gation from Toklo: General Nogl re
ports that the delivery of Port Arthur
has been completed. The principal
things delivered were as follows:
Prominent forts. 5'.t; guns. 5cC ; can
non balls, S;' CT0; ammunition. 7.H'0
kilograms; rifles, 3i..2; horses, 1-
920; battleships, 4 (except Sevastopol,
damaged and entirely sunk); Run
boats and destroyers, 14; strainers, 10,
beside small steamers numU rlng 22.
which til be usable after slight re
pairs. Japanese Officer Visits Roosevelt.
WASHINGTON. President Roose
velt had a long talk alioui the war In
the East with Commander Tanaka of
the Japanese navy Tuesday night.
Commander Tanuka was on the flag
ship in the engagement tx-taeen Ad
miral Kamlnnira's fleet and the Vladl
vonok sqtiadton. In which the Rurik
as sunk and the Rossla and Gromo
bol so badly damaged thnt they were
barely able to reach Vladlvlstock. He
Is now on his way to Europe on a se
cret mission. It is officialy denied
thst he w as the bearer of any caee
proposal or that the prospect of peace
was seriously discussed
Making Forestry Survey.
I.AWTON. O. T. A. F. Duiinlne of
the forestry department at Washing
ton ba arrived In tin rltr to look
after the boundary survey of the
Wichita forest reserve. J. H. Walker
now has a forte of ten nu n making
To Exempt Cctton From Taxes.
LITTLE IKK K. AltK - In the bouse
of the general assembly Mr. Simpson
of Hempstead county Introduced a bill
exempting from taxation up to June
1. 18oS. cotton held by Arkansas farm
er for Utter prices.
Senator Bard I Beaten.
SACRAMENTO. CAL. Frank P.
Flint of ! Angeles was chosen sen
ator In caucus Tuesday. The call for
a caucus was signed by seventy five
members of both houses. Sixty five
attended and voted.
The House Passed On Bill.
WASHINGTON. In the House, on
motion of Mr. Grosvenor of Ohio, the
bill relating to the regulation of steam
vvsst-1 waa referred back to the coin
mlttee on merchant marine and fish
eries. Paying Sulphur Spring Claims.
ARDMORE. I. T. Inspector Frank
C Churchill baa been detailed by the
department to go to Sulphur Springs,
I. T., to disburse tliO.ouo In settle
ment of claim against the govern
ment Legislature Convene Tomorrow.
GUTHRIE, OK. The biennial niaw
age of Governor Ferguson will be
read Wednesday, after which a gen
eral order of business will be taken
pu by the legislature, whic h convenes
Water Gap en the Farm.
The past wet spell bus thoroughly
tested al flood ante and wt?r gap
on st reams. Wo hae plenty of stone
to make abutment or piers, and while
we have flvo gupo over very rapid
streams we do not lose a slnglo plank
When no stone Is to he had to make
abutments a good substitute may be
found lit a couple of old sugar hogs
heads, or the cask that ctockcry is
Imported In. Set one cask on each
batik, budding It In the earth a foot
deep; then hoop It securely with wire;
et two posts, aa bearing for the top
limber of the gate inside thn casks
and fill to the lop with earth or gravel.
A five-inch pole long enough to reach
from cask to cask serves as top tlm
hers, and slat long enough to reach
near the top of the water are nailed to
this, making sort of giant comb.
A foot above the lower end of the
"comb" nail a strip lxt Inches, and
a slight freshet will not move the
flood gate at all, while a flood will
carry It upon It surface. The reason
for nailing giant comh. A foot above
the lower end slats is that a gate to
made is not liable to choke up with
trash or leaves, as If the cross strip
was piaced at the very bottom, and
this Is quite an advantage, especially
In fail, when trees are casting their
leaves. A poor floodgate Is a very
Mr. Vf lnln w awthlnc rm ri.
MUuuuu.t4tAytp!D,rurui vt-tca.k. Xsbuu
If Just as well not to think of
trouble until you are up against it.
rvflsnce Pt.irrh Is Kunrnnti1 HKgpt
and hmt or rivr-v- refunded. )
Buncea. 10 cents. Try It now.
When a man has no enemies the
public Is generally unconscious of his
Figure It Out.
The dalryma nwho cannot soil his
nllk for more than 2 cents per quart
ihould sell butter aud use the skim
milk for pigs. The fact Is that loo
many farmers object to the making of
butter on account of the extra work
xmnecter therewith, but it Is the sav
ng of labor that causes many farmers
:o sacrifice the profit from farming.
Anything that is produced on the farm
tnd which is made more valuable by
labor should be s.dd In that form
which brings to the farmer the rnost
money for the outlay. A dollar's
worth of lalxir properly bestowed may
dd two-or three dollars to the profit.
Some Irish Logic.
Commissioner Woodbury, of the New
York Department of Street Cleaning,
tell this anecdote of a friend of his
Park tho other day: Ilelng In some
what of a hurry, he started to cut
across tho grass at one place, but
was stopped by park policeman,
who remonstrated with him. "What
dlffeietxe doe It make?" Msked the
New Yorker; "tho grais Is half dead,
anyway." "Sure, an' what if It U?"
responded the indignant guardian o(
the K-aie; "If ye, hail a sick fr.end
moul yez be takiu' a wulk on his
Don't Feed Recklessly.
There are farmers who feed al! ani
mals alike, without regard to the fact
that some will consume much more
lhau others, it has long been esti
mated that half a bushel of grain a day
will supply fifty sheep, in addition to
long food, but there Is a great dif
ference In the breeds of sheep, and In
dividuals aUo differ. Tho only way lo
fed is to closely observe the animals
and supply their wants without waste.
ANrCrtaUe PrrpnrAtionfor Ki
ling rite bkJiwictB and IUtvIs ii
Tromolcs DiotioivCUvrrul- j
nc m ar.1 1!'l limbnm miliar
(mim.Mori'luiic' itorMuifral. :
Asvv e'tv o-UMimraajt
Aperfrcl Remedy rorConstifWi
Worn is ,( onvulsaj its . . ow r i s ft
nrst MsJ Loss or SIX EI.
facSimile Sifinalur of
W. N. U KANSAS CITY, NO. 3, 1905
BECGS' CHERRY COUCH
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AmUa. ia- I
,m M . I
PROVES GREAT POVVEf?
When Regular Medical Treatment
Failed, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
Cured Her Rheumatism.
lliiiidrc'l iof xvi.!e sfllirtr.l -A lt li rlirn
nmtism Irnve SH-nt yinrs under thn i-me
of riivllent j.livsi. inns In viiiu. Tlieii
they have s ttll down totlin conviction'
Hint it I fastened oil them for life. Mrs.'
Dinsiiiora was not willing to join tint
ranks of the Ih'h Ii s merely Ixs-ntise her .
doctor did not know bow to lulu her.
Hern I her (lory t
"tour vents ago I uffcret gr.silv.
with iheniuatism in my Imml ami -knee.
After I lm.1 b-eii sitting a Inlo
my limbs seeine-d so (n-nvy I could lmi d.'r
walk on Hie first attempt. Ho long as I
kept moving I was all right, but lust a
soon as I stopiied, something .vine.! to
set tin in my knee mid muketheiu ax be.
My bands were so bud I couldn't touch'
the palms of them on a flat surface; they
were swollen and pained, so."
"Did yon call in a physician ?"
"I doctored stendily for over a year;,
then one doctor ani.l : You have taken
medicine strong euongh to kill almost
anything.' Stiii, it did uo kill u. nor
" How, then, did Too prt rid of it?"
"At different times I had rend in vari
ons publications alut Dr. Williams'"
wonderful Pink Pills f-r lle People
ami 1 Dually cleciiUsI totrythem. 1 tk
them sfemlily for f..tir tuoniUs in m-conbin.-e
with the direction. T.y that
time I was coinnletelr curiMl.
"lime jou U-u fie fiom it ever
siiiee?" " Since then 1 have hsl bnt one slight
return of my trouble, aud a !x or two of"
the same pills iintoe uie all right ttj.-nui."
Mrs. '. A. Diiisutore live in hearty"
enjoyment of her reivcrcl IhvIiu at
Wobuni, Muss., entirely frnxl from the
fTi-nre aum-tics Hint ibeuinntisin always,
brings. When it aps-ar in but a sing!
joiu! it shows tlutt the bbssl i iu it f.tu'.ty
state iu the wlio!, llr. It mnv nf sue
moment break out elc hern, ami one of
the rtniigrrs l ihnt it mav break out in
tlii heart ami then the result must b
f.ital. Th only ws-urtty li to keep th
bbssl all the tiiuo in a peifectly fc-iunJl
Dr. Williams' Tink TVis make tienMir
M.shI. All tit her relief is -nrti. ml.
This is thorough. Tbu. j.ili aie siil.
ty all Jrui"i,-iLs.
Cold Storage for Seet Potato.
The Ideal method of k.t niii; see. I
potatoes Is claimed to !e cold storage.
Potatoes thus kept at the Ohio staHon
haie come out sound and freh with
no Indication of sprouting and the vi
tality unimpaired, even so late as tho
lst of June. It I Important, however,
that the cold storage room should not
fall below .".5 degrees, tior ;ould It
rise much alMive u degrees. When
cold storage Is not available, sprouting
may be in some measure prevented by
shoveling the (Mitatoes frequently.
A girl can be very uxi5i lnlri-!ci
in a man if she thinks it wiil he'p to
make some other man xeiy mvfi-'i in
terested lu her.
Sena for OUR EXTRAORDINARY 0FFCR en
K'a monr In sour pothat. Wrn to-a) io
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cures fcipr-ine unci rUraina,
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