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Halley's comet wears Its own tresae
f - 11 , 'i
la throe day wheat rhorts are lonn
t leant on experience.
Hussin is er.nln proving that Its civ
ilization ts centuries behind tho time.
Mars at least fooits clime enourfc
to communicate with the man In the
Airship mlnliaps are becoming quite
aa conn. ion news notes as automobile
Wall rtr?pt la no longer the only
place In New York in which one can
take a flyer.
A man 23 years old has married a
wouihii 64 year old. Hut then aha
Malay's comet has reached a ripe
old age, but never before this year
had It eat for its photograph.
Modern football is terrible enough,
the public must he thankful that
there is no revival of the ancient
A New York man is getting along
nicely without a stomach. Dyspeptics
envy him, of course, but he is still an
It ts bad enough to be cast awsy on
the lake for a long, cold night, but
to hare to wave one's shirt as a sig
nal is simply terrible.
1909 Is already way ahead of 1908
In the volume of business, and prom
ises before Its end to make a record
that has rarely been surpassed.
It Is not quite fair to judge of the
ffects cf college 'l.'e by clothing man
ufacturers' pictures. Many young men
r clly learn a eood deal at college.
Christmas presents are being brought
over from abroad and are being turned
out by American manufacturers. Santa
Claus is oca person who never loses
Minister VYu thinks we will soon be
traveling to China by airships. The
world Is getting to believe that Ameri
ca is trampling on Impossibilities
merely for pastime.
A bridegroom of 21 in Connecticut
was arrested for perjury in swearing
that his 70year-old bride was 38.
Which literally was a foolish thing to
do on the face of It.
Ail sections and alt classes wltl
benefit by good roads. Few move
menu are as truly national, in aa
many ways, as the flourishing cause
of highway Improvement.
The students ol a prominent girls'
roliege in the east have decided to
Jlspense with puffs and rata. The re
form will give them more time to put
more Inside their bead than there Is
The good country folks who have
the privilege of ' going to a buskin
bee" and the brilliant prospect of en
joying, this winter, sleigh rides on
moonlight nights, are truly envied by
their city cousins.
A railroad in the west, punished for
reautliig. admitted Its guilt, but plead
sd inadvertence. Things nill be get
ting serious if the law Intends to take
p every case of absent-mindedness on
the part of big corporations in this
The endeavor of the sultan of Mor
occo to stir up the other Christian na
tions against Bpatn showed crude
knowledge of human nature, but then
they lead too much of the simple life
In Morocco to appreciate the subtle
somplexltles of occidental advantages
The suppression of rhuuographa In
the entire central district of Kt. IV
tersburg marks an Interesting use vt
the autocratic power in dtallt.g with
me noises ot a great city. A ukase
upsetting the ntlKe rcade l.y auio
nioulle engines would bo wilcouied U
In cases of collision and accldr nU
St sea. salvage will be paid on human
iu as wen as on property. Llffe. by
this provlsl hi. Is i;u,u a valuable a
property, though, on the cthe, hMid
" R'lKht argue that life la above
II price ai.d that Its salvage Is merely
a piam amy, incumbent on all, to bu
leople who like cletn money and
who appreclute that the cost of renlac
Ing old bills with new ones is so large
as to seem overburdens nne when the
bills are not abraded, will be Interest
ed In the announcement that the bu
reau of enf;rav1ng and priming Gt
Washington Is !j popsesslon of th
formula of a chemical solution which
oVfctroys the bacteria that accumulate
on bank notes and i."a,.. tills
look like new, except that they art
not so crisp as new bills
fVIr Thomas drown liourly 300 year
' wrote a bo k on the common er
rors of bis tim. There Is still s
thame fur another writer to produce
bi.iiKy voiuu v ci the common errors
tit today. One of these errors Is that
j-ti-ty makes for genius. That per
,.us bred In scene of poverty may
rl to lofty heights unnot be dls
j uted. Hut to uny il.ut poverty vis cf
i;y luleiim l ' to tl.eij In their rlre
Id a iiiim.'ik" good of pov.-rty t.iay
i i , ' e I In thin, t! t It U so cruel thai
i.iis roii l.in;e!f to great rffort
l . i l.. n f f i '..m It.
The Bt Food for Worfccra,
The best food for thosi whn work
with hands or bruin Is never high
The bet example of thl is found In
Qnnker Hcotch Oat. It stands at the
top among foods that supply nourish
ment and vigor, without timing the di
gestion, and yet It la the least pen
sive food one can eat.
This great food value and low cost
make it an Ideal food for families w ho
want to get the greater.! Rood from
what they est.
laborers, factory or farm hnnrt. fed
plentifully on Quaker Scotch Oats will
work better aud w ith leas fatigue than
If fed on almost any other kind of
food. All of these facts were proved
and very interesting Information
about human foods were gathered by
Professor Fisher of Yale University In
190S. In addition to the regular pack
age Quaker Scotch Oata is packed in
large size family packages either with
or without china dishes. 8
Labor Unions Fight Tuberculosis,
Ten fraternal and benefit organiza
tions, with a membership of nearly
4,onn.ooo, and three International la
bor unions w ith a membership of over
IOO.O'iO have Joined the ranks of the
fighters against consumption within
the last year, according to a state
ment of the National Association for
the Study and Prevention of Tubercu
losis. The fraternal orders and unions
now In the f.ght against tuberculosis
are the Modern Woodmen of America,
Hrotherhood of American Yeomen, Or
der of Eagles, Improved Order of
Ited Men, Knights of Pythias. Royal
Arcanum. Workmen's Circle, Knights
of Columbus, Royal league, Independ
ent Order of Odd Fellows, and Forest
ers of America, the International Tbo-
to-Enravers' Union of North Amer
ica, the International Printing Tresa
men and Assistants' union, the Inter
national Root nnd Shoe Workers'
union, and the International Typo
The Rare Gift of Courtesy.
Courtesy includes not merely social
kindness, graces of speech, absence of
rudeness, but honorable treatment of
business associates and of all the fel
low citizens with whom a man of af
fairs may have business to transact.
It Is not American to keep one clti
r.en waiting all day at the door be
cause be is poor, and to grant an
other citizen an Interview because It
Is believed he is rich. Wisdom is not
confined in a purse, and frequently
much wisdom may be learned from a
Mary, aged 14. was found one day
by an older sister sobbing and crying.
"What Is the matter?" she asked.
with great concern.
"Three boys have asked me to go
to the dance to-night," was the unex
"Well, my dear child, certainly that
la not such a terrible misfortune."
"Y'es; but I told the first one I
would go with him, and the last one
was a long panter" Harper's.
In process of time it was observed
that the multi-millionaire philanthrop
ist had ceased giving costly library
buildings to towns and cities.
"Why is this, Mr. Canaggy?" the re
porters asked him.
"Young men," he said, "what Is the
use of building great bouses for li
braries when all a man needs for an
education is Ove feet of books?"
Whereat they marveled, but they
could not answer him.
"So you've rented that haunted
houce which was on your hands so
"Yes; rented It to an actor."
"Did he find out Itif reputation?"
That's the very thing that decided
him to take the house."
"He said It would be such a comfort
for hi in to get Inside of a bouse
where the ghost walked every night."
Two of a Kind.
Mrs. Hoggs I hate to have a man
always complaining about some little
thing. Now, my husband Is continual
ly harping on the lace curtains.
Mrs. Wogga Yes, and my husband
has keen kit king on our front door
every morning at three o'clock for the
last SO years. Puck,
Coffs Usually Means 6lckncss, But
Postum Always Means Health.
Those who have never tried the ex
periment of leaving off coffeo and
drinking I'ohtum In its place and In
thin wuy regaining health and bappt
nih can learn much from the experi
ence of otb'-r who have made the
One who knows says: "I drank cof
fee for breakfast every morning until
I hud terrible tl tacks of Indigestion
producing days of discomfort and
nights of sleeplesiues. I tried to give
Up the use of coffee entirely, but found
It hard to go from tot coffee to a
glass of water. Then I tried Poatum.
"It was good and the effect w aa so
pleasant that 1 soon learned to love
It and have used it for several years.
I Improved Immediately after I left
off coffee and took on Put turn and
am now entirely cured of my Indiges
tion and other troubles all of which
were due to coffee. I siu cow Well
and contented and all because I
changed from coffee to Postum.
"1'oatum ts much easier to maka
right every time than coffee, for It Is
so even aud always reliable. We
never use coffee now la our family.
' use l'ottum, and are always well."
"There' a reason" and it U proved
Ixik In t kg for a copy of the famous
Utile book. "The Road to Wellri!! " ,
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5 P. M.
IRRIGATE EAST OF THE ROCKIES
THE SEMI-ARID REGION SHOULD
RECEIVE SOME ASSISTANCE.
Congressman Reeder Thinks Conserva
tion of Rainfall Would Be of Ma
terial Help to That Region.
Topeka, Kan. Congressman Uec-d-er
of Kansas, chairman of the house
committee on irrigation, wants the
glvernuient to widen its work in re
gard to the establishment of irrigation
projects In the semi-arid district. He
will endeavor to get some legislation
this winter embodying his ideas.
"It Is all right Tor the government
to build the big projects in the far
West," said he. "Such plants are ab
solutely necessary for the development
of that section. Hut money also should
be spent establishing suitable irri
gation projects east of the Rockies,
The same amount of funds spent there
will open up three times as many fer
It is simply a catch basin proposi
tion east of the Rockies. Enough water
falls during the year to raise crops, if
It were conserved. The trouble U It
falls at the wrong time of the year
and runs off before the crops need it.
Then when they need rain It doesn't
come. In recent years enough moisture
has fallen at the proper time la West
ern Kansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska,
Easlern Colorado and Northern Texas
to produce fairly good crops. Hut with
the water which fall on that, section
all conserved there would never be any
excuse for a crop failure.
Mr. Keeder'a plan Is for the govern
ment to supervise the construction of
storage reservoirs In the territory east
of the Ko kien aud catch all the w ater
NO MORE CHAUTAUQUA SALUTES
The W. C. T. U. for Sanitary Reason
Will No Longer Wave Pocket
Omaha, Neb While the W. C. T.
U. Is on the trail of the liquor evil
It Is going to take a sldo swat at the
Demon Germ. A beginning was made
in the national convention when it was
voted to do away with tho "Chauta
qua salute." The Chautauqua salute
Is given by rising and waving a pocket
Now, no better method could be de
vised, according to expert medical
opinion, to disseminate the causes of
all the ills to which fl.-t-li Is heir than
the same Chautauqua salute, and on
that advice the- W. C. T. V. derided to
do away with K. The glvlns of the
salute 'a cloned halls was an especial
ly dangerous proceeding, (he dorters
said, so "for st.lv:iry reasons" the ron
vention voted to discontinue it.
Kansas City Pest Sold.
Kansas (ity, Missouri. 1 ke Kansas
City Post, a lx-rnocratle evening news
pajxT has been soli for $ltiu,000 to
Fred G. ltontlis and II. A. Tarumeo of
tienver, who took possession when the
deal was consummate;!. Messrs. Hon
Ms and Tammen alto own the Denver
Shot Her Husband in a Cell.
Chicago, Illinois. Two hours after
she had caused the arrest of her hus
band, Abraham Levy, a tailor, on
charge of abandonment. Mrs. Esther
1-vy visited his cell in Harrison street
pollre station and shot him. infllitlng
a fatal wound. In the building at the
time were a score or mote policemen
Bolivar's Birthday Celebrated
Caracas The anniversary of the
birth of Simon ltollvar, the great liber
ator, was observed a a general holt
day throughout Venezuela.
Cleveland Dock Will Cost $1,000,000.
I'lmuurg, j-a. un or the re
mits ot the trip of President James
McCrea of the Peuni) Ivanla over the
company's line will be the construc
tion of mammoth concrete and steel
d'i--W In Cleveland, to cost over ft
Most Pensions In Ohio.
WanMngton. 1). C Ohio l.a.U all
other states with the lart-ai numhr
of amy and navy pctmlntis, with
2,r.e7 men. women m.d children who
d. aw fcovernt:n ot buun'y.
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10:55 P. M.
A JUDGE'S ANALYSIS OF WOMEN
Grotscup Told Ossoll Club They Were
Unfitted Mentally For Professions
and Should Stay In Own Field.
Chicago, 111. "You can't be theo
logians, because you haven't the pow
er of analysis; you cau't be law
yers because you are devoid of tho
reasoning faculty; you are not suc
cessful scientists because you can con
skier only one delail at a time; you are
only occasionally successful In busl
ness and you succeed only In those
branches of medicine which call for
the exercise of the nurs'.ns Instinct.'
Peter S. Grosscup, Judge of the
United States court, told the women of
the Ossoll club all these things re
cently. An then he smoothed their
ruffled feathers by telling the women
a lot of things they can do and must
do If this old wc-ld is to roll along
unchanged In the course mirpcd out
nut," he said, "I wash to ptesent
an analysis of women's work i.tm my
point of view. The only woman law
yer I know who Is a success la her fro-
fesslon began her career by being put
In Jail for contempt Of court for tarow-
ing a pitcher of water at a Jnde who
overruled her motion. In law, tbeol
ogy and medicine she rarely succeeds;
she can't be a scientist because that
Involves a multitude of details end
while woman is essentially a creatuie
of detail, she can consider only oae de
tail at a time and not many In their
relation to ore another."
JAPS SEE POTOMAC DRIVE
View Boulevard Along Which Cherry
Trees Sent by Mikado Will Be
Washington, D. C. The honorary
commercial commissioners of Japan
and their large retinue arrived in
Washintgon, and were given a fit
ting official welcome. The most
Interesting event of the day for the
visitors was an automobile ride out
Potomac drive, for It Is along this
boulevard that the 2.000 cherry tree
presented to the United States by
the emperor of Japan will be planted,
Mr. Wstase is authority for the
statement that while many Japanese
trees have been brought to the United
States, the color of the blossom, a
though Just a beautiful, Is unlike that
After Wichita Lumber Dealer.
1 itpeiiM, Kan. Tied X. Jaeksoli
attorney general, has ordered ptucecd
inirs against Hie lumber dealer of
Wichita for an alleged combination to
maintain price of l.imln-r to builders
Wllllum Muirhesd, a special Inveu'ttit
tor of the state' legal d-partment, ha
been working on the evUb nee nujlr.st
the Wichita lumbermen fur several
month and has a great mans of fur
and figures which show conclusively
according to the attorney general, 'rat
the Wichita dealer have an Ironclad
agreement to maintain price ou o!
grade of lumber.
Ready For the Kansa Chinch Bug.
Ijiwrence, Kas. If the chinch
bug appear In Kansas again next
ear, as has been predlrted 1
some observers, he will find prepara
tions have been made by tho Univer
sity of Kansas to receive him. The
board of regents of tho university at
its last meeting s-t aside a sum ot
money for the dlusemlnatiou of the
fungus, which a number of year ago
proved so effective In exterminating
The Iowa Women as 8uff rsgett.
les Moines, Iowa The Iowa Kqual
Suffrage association adopted reiuiu
tlou favoring the militant methods
adopted by the suffragette of Eng
land, i ne worn -obstructive'" was
substituted for "lulllant."
Dlax Sends Gen, Reyes to Europe.
Mexlro t'lty, Mexico As a result ot
serle of Interviews which Gen
lley had with Pre.l.ient Iiix
Chspulteper, It has been del ej mlr.i-
that he wii go to Uoivpe ou a mllliaty
i:;::xsrivehtr!P will help
GOV. HADLEY PLEASED WITH
OUTLOOK FOR WATERWAY.
Only Difference of Opinion Seem te
be a to the Depth of Channel
to Be Created.
Jfforson City, Mo. (Jiv. Hartley,
ho returned from New Orleans aftur
his trip down the Mississippi river
ilh l'n sliii nt Tuft, believe the trip
1)1 have a groat effect on the move
ment if Inland waterway and the li;-
Unaliuii ot wter tr.uiiv)i ta: Km. (J a v.
"Some difference of opinion exists.
and doubtless will continue to exUt,
as to what those Improvements should
consist of; whether there ahould be a
foot channel, a 14-foot chanuel, or a
channel of some other depth. There
was no difference of opinion, however.
so fnr as I was alilo to learn, that tho
rivers should Le Improved.
"In this connection believe Presi
dent Taft's attitude has been misun
derstood. The only difference between
his position and that of the most
ardent advocate of river improvement
was that he was unwilling, without
further Investigation by engineers, to
approve of the advisability of improv
ing the rivers so as to permit ocean
going steamers to go from the lakes to
the guif. He repeatedly slated, how
ever, that there should be adopted a
comprehensive plan of river Improve
ment and that there snould be a bond
Issue to accomplish If
PEARY'S PROOFS NOT ENOUGH
The National Geographic Society De
sires More Data From the
Washington, D. C. Commander
Peary, it was announced, Will come to
Washington to meet the committee of
the National Geographic society ap
pointed to examine his records and re
port a verdict on tho explorer's claim
that he reached the North Pole. The
commander will be asked to submit
more complete and conclusive proof
than that he has produced so far.
Chairman Henry Gannett of the ex
amining committee is credited with
the statement that the records of ob
servations submitted by Peary are In
an extremely chaotic condition and do
not show that the commander got far
ther north than Utah.
After preliminary examination of
the material. Chairman Gannett derid
ed not to call a meeting of the com
mittee until Peary ha been given an
opportunity to supply further proof.
The committee baa asked htm to saV
mil detailed observation and present
hi Instruments for examination.
Peary sent word that he would come,
but It appears that he I not brluglug
bis lus'.rumi las.
WEST WINS STANDARD FIGHT
New Oil Company Organized Under
Law of Oklahoma to Euild.
Hartlesvllle, Oklahoma. The Stand
ard Oil company has compromised I:
controversy with Oklahoma by organ
Uing the Oklahoma Pipe Linn com
pany to build an S inch pipe Hue to
carry oil to the Standard refinery at
Uatun Uoutte, la. Construction work
will begin at once and It I expected
that oil will be running thruugh the
Jlne by February 1. Thl will greatly
relieve the oil situatluu In the Okla
homa field, where low prices caused
by tho Inability of the producers to
market their oil has caused consider
Junction City Sentinel Sold.
Junction City, Kansas. The Sen
tinel Publlxl.hig company, controlled
by A. H. Colby and Z. (j. Hopkins has
bA-eii sold to Fred Hemlunay, who will
at once dUeontluuo the dully and
publish a weekly Sentinel.
THE BOOM IN STEEL CONTINUES
The Output Last Month Was Greater
Than In Any Preceding
New York, N, Y. i he output of
pill Iron and steel lliKiits in the liil'e
P.tatea lanl motiih was larger than
any preceding month, and tho volume
of kale was aUo gleattr than ever
before. Tho eiact record has not
been made up yet, but there 1 no
aoubt that the Industry 1 riiiiulii(
strouKer than ever before, i ho pro
Uiirtliin of pis Iron In October eire.-d-ed
I.o'-'O.UvJ luiu and amounted to a
rate per aiiuum of nearly JI,ouu,uUO
Fully r.OdO.OOO tors of finished steel
will be reijulred to fill tho railroad or
ders placed In October. They include
iuO.liou tons of steel rails, 40,0uu ta.s
and CUO locomotives.
More Cholera In Germany.
Washington, I). C. Ten new case
of cholera la (lermany are reported ti
the state department by the Tutted
State consular afient in Herlln.
Best Train Service In Kiniu.
Topeka, Kaunas The St. IajuIs A
San Frandtco Hullroad In It trulu
service reiiort to the board of railroad
commissioners for the last 15 day la
September shows the bent train ser
vice of any Kanxaa road.
Alaskan will Climb Mount McKiniey.
Fairbanks, Alaka.A party of five
Al.ikan. 9.11 familiar Un Mount Mo
KUilejr, has been organized tn cMmu
the peak this winter and put all end to
the controversy a t.j whether .r.
L'ouk renin C. !li iiuiinil.
F n n m tj j
By Ly dia E. Pinkliam's
LonlnvilK TCv. "Lydla H. rink-
liam'B V iTetaldrt Compound l ai cer
tainly done me a
w orld of good and
I cannot prah'-a it
enouph. I suffered
riess, and a severe
pound has restored
me to perfect
health and kept me
f rem the opera! in(r
taUlu. 1 will never be without this -medicine
In the liouse." Mrs. Ham'I.
Lek, a:.i Fourth tU, Louisville, liy. j
Another Operation Avoided.
Adrian, fia. "I mifTered untold
misery from female troubles, and my
doctor said on operation was my only
chance, and I dreaded it slmost as
much as deaUu l.ydia II l'ittkham's
Vepetabk' Compound completely cured
me w ithout an oK-ration." LixA V.
UrNRY, U. t V. 8. ;
Thirty years of unparalleled sue
cess confirms the power cf Lydia K.
llnkham epetablo t orapound to
cure female diseases. The great vol
urr.eof unsolicited testimony constant
ly pouring in proves eoncluslvely that
Lydia 11 Ilnkhnm'B Vegetable Com
pound is a remarkable remedy for those
distressing feminine ills from whirl)
lo many wenuea culler.
He Forgot Something. '
"Is thnt all you have to say to tne?"
she queried, looking off into space. :
"Great h avens, girl" suid be
abai-hed. "what more can I sayl
Haven't I told you that I worship the
very around you walk on? llavcn'l
I offered you every lota of my worldly
pOKf.enf.lont? Haven't I raid that you
would never want for anything, thai
your relative could come and stay a
lone a they wished, that I would
work my finger bare for you, and
that I would devote my entire ciUt
i nc to you?"
"Oh, yes, you said all that," she re '
plied, wearily, "but " I
"Hut what?'' 1 akcd. tremulously
"You you didn't say right out and'
out 'I love you,' and that's what I.
wanted to hear tnottt of all.'
"Before he went flKhlu'i" said th
town story teller, "he swallowed
'bout a pint an' a half of snakebite
remedy, an' of course you know what
that Is. Well, after thn unake bit him
the reptile cut all sorts o' capers, kae
the remedy went straight to Its head.
1-ant thing It tried to do wut to s al
ter its tall, an' It Rot Itself in tliu form
of a hoop an' I'm n liar ef the chil
dren didn't roll It around all day'."
With a mootn Iron at-4 lK-6ance('
fitarcb, you can launder your shirt-
waist iuat as well at home as tho
steam laundry can: It will have the
proper stiffness and flnlxh, there will :
be e wear and tear of the goods.';
and It will be a poxlllve pleasure to
use a Starch that doe not stick to the ',
"Would you," he nxked, "rare to-
live to be 100 years old?" t
"Not if anybody knew It." the re
frimv iav iv i ioKii i rs .
IW, K..I..I Hoi- N., ittr r in-'lv imf.
I .-H,r fi.r rita'unmlt n lunhi,i M4t..e Itrii, r
Anything a woman won't talk about
Isn't worth uictitioitiinc. f
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n list iuu iti (!tnw:s
Will liwtantlr relieve your chin'
throot. i her nulhiuj lik il lof
Antime, iironchilis ua4 lung
truul U-, totiiuiue sa oi&le.
Very l-.nt to teke.
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