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ENTHUSIASTIC MEETINO OF KAN
SAS CITY BUSINESS MEN.
Marvelous Advance to Com from
River's Use Told by President of
MiHkOtirl' navigation project ha re
telved additional irnjwiiis from thii re
cent Navigation mevting of the Tiaiv
aas I'ity I'onimerelsi Club.
&U1I views and moving
ftloog the. .Mlasourl and Mlstilsslppl j
rivers were shown at t'ie meeting, and
aroused much Interest tmonx (he sev
eral hundred business men present.
.Thrwo pictures wore taken on the re
cent waterway trip of the Kanxus City
delegation to New Orleans with the
Presidential fleet, and show the scenic
effects of the mighty streams and tueir
tremendous freight carrying possibil
ities. The meeting wan addressed, and the
pictures graphically described, by
Waller S. IMcliey, president of the
Kar.i.as City Minsourl River Navigation
Company, the million dollar company
being organized by Kansas Cl'y mvr
chants and manufacturers. The Com
mercial ('lob offered to co-operate with
the. navigation company In raising the
capital required to revive river traffic,
and this assistance was gratefully ac
cepted. Mr. Dickey, In his address to
the club, said In part:
"Time was wh-n the water of the
Sllssisslppl valiey, teeming with activ
ity, furnished the sole avenue of !n-
PRESIDENT TAFT VISITING KANSAS CITY DELEGATION ON HOARD
STEAMER "GREY EAGLE."
press and egrets, for both freight and
passengers, to this vast territory of
tmrs, which has so often been referred
to. as 'the bread basket country. and
which I like to think of as the very
abdominal cavity of the North Amer-
Iran Continent. .
"Kllbtt Root, senator from New York,
QV.ce made the statement that 90 per
.cent of all hum. m effort is occupied, di
rectly or indirectly. In the transporta
tion of articles from the plac of pro
duction to the place of consumption.
"Direct and Indirect charges for
trausrtat!on of commodities are. by
far, the. greatest cull' rtbution every
man makes to the cost of existence
and any movement looking towards
.lightening that burden Is of paramount
importance to every American, and In
.tact, to all mankind.
"Commercially we are utterly unable
to compete In the markets of the world
with the producers, manufacturers and
shipper of such countries as Ureal
lihtaln and Germany, as wU a many
other European countries, solely he
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rRE-SKNT KANSAS CITY WATER FRONT SHOWING LACK OP TER
cnu their great manufactories are
looted elthir on tidewater, or by
nutunl and anitlcl.U waterways are
eaahled to reach the high yeas at
minimum rates. These old nations of
Kurope have grcan great because of
their bi iiu navigators and carriers ou
the high seas.
"With the arly coatpletlon of the
I'anama Canal, the people, of the I'nl
ted State will bse increased t hir
handicap In the chase for world-wide
trade iiHli-xd e Immediately Improve
and iiaxijiato our Inland waterways
and restore our otu time powerful uier-
han! maiine. 'i his U cle.r tecaue
the j;n at ditch. roiiDeettng the Atlantic
and the Facilic, designed to be of bene
fit to !ln n'0'lo of the dated states,
wl'.l, nuder ptenent coiutitions, more
cer!.ii::!y ti;!i! It the rras; of the sei
farit? tia'i. ns tf Europe upon wot Id
wide trHi!!. atid enable tin-no nations
to still fur'her oitt-itiip ug In the ra'
for Inlerna'iotial bu.-iucfs lth cur
v ty iu If'l.botsi.
"I N Cut kI stales, hi hiiildiiiii Ihls
crjt'iil. and upon tiiiics: to simulate In
aoaie way tl.e resloratlou of the Amer
ican fiag upon (lie hltth nas and tb
tt'iiul of traffic upoj t!o luly.ti'y
live; of the lntetijr, will ttav made
s great a mistake h It would have
been to subsidize the great trans
continental railroad lines of the early
days and then have failed to open
public lands for settlement.
"(Jreat nations should ami do en
courage tinir people to sell goods la
distant lands and far off countries and
secure In return an Inflow of foreign
gold. The prosperous and progressive
nation must, like tha energetic farmer,
raise and soil more than It buys.
"If we wish to keep pace with the
other top notch nations of the world
ani keep our labor employed we must
expand our exports In great variety.
To accomplish this It Is absolutely es
sential that s. vast comprehensive sys
tem of Improvements of the Inland
waterways of the continent uliaU be
laid out and maintained.
"The great source of wealth In tha
I'nlted States, the great producing sec
tion, as well in minerals, fuel, timber
and staples of manufacture, Is Inland
and not on the AllanUe, Pacific or Gulf
Coast. To-day many commodities of
the Middle West never reach foreign
markets because of the long mileage
and heavy toll exacted by rail trans
portation to tide-water. The whole
Mlsflrrdpp! w atershed, w hile now prac
tically producing for export only food
products, raw cotton and petroleum,
will some day be the workshop of the
world. Hut this can never come until
this large and fertile area can leach
the sea with its products at the lowest
porslble cost. THIS SPELLS RIVER
"Can you estimate the increased ter
ritories to which the products of tie
roines, farms and factories of the state
of Missouri would have access were
transportation cnarges reaucea to a,
water basis? If so, you can realize
that all the great world's markets,
now closed to the products of our
state, will be ojien to us when the
Missouri becomes the great highway of
"NOW Let us take Just one quick
"Kansas City has taken Uie Initiative
In reviving river traffic on the Missouri
in a practical manner, and without
walling for the government to improve
"We are raising $1,000,000 or mora
for the building of modern boats and
targes and the developing of terminal
facilities for handling freight In large
quantilif at small cost. Over $400,-
000 Is already subscribed.
"Th Boats and Ilarges to be used
mill be modeled upon the modern craft
operated successfully in shallow water
ways. Instead of the old Inefilcient type
of packet boat. Tbey will be coo-
tructed of steel with ster-l!ht com
partments t.ir storing large cargoes;
of low draft and btg lonnav capacity,
and equipped with freight haudllnf
"Improved mechanical means for
loading, utiloadit.g aud transferring
fretsht trom the barges to warehouMj
or cars will be used, and the develop
ment of stoioge, transfer anj delivery
facilities encouraged at the principal
shipping points along the river.
"Enoiuli freight has already been
pledged by the shippers of Kancas City
alone to assure a paying tratlic from
the star! of the first barge. And with
the navigation of the Missouri le
vi l.'pcd to its fullest extent, mi lm
uu r.se volume of fi llu will be nuned
up and dowu the nvetr, to and froti
the sen-), at profitable rates to tha
company nr.d a saving to pmducers
and consumers of nitllions of dollars
"And at the ft".td of the main trunk
of tie Mio.ir River stamU Kansas
City entrance to the Itieat South l
inbbiiig renter of the first lu;poil
aneo, a big luaiiufai turing city, and
the controlling aateway for an bo
mens east and e.-.t traftic.
"Think Ibis ovefl"
How Betlf from Dtstrssstnj Kliinsy
Trouble Was Found.
Mrs. KllzaVtb Wolf, JfS VT. Morgtn
St., TIplon, Mo., sayst "Iufiamniatloa
of the bladder
reached lis climax
last spring and I suf
fered terribly. Ur
back ached and
peined. so I could
hardly get around
r ' ';X I'-V. 'were scanty, fre-
(jnent of passage
em! painful. I was
tired all the time and very nervous. I
began i.ttiiig IXmd'b Kidu-y Til's, and
after taking a few boxes was cured
and have been well ever since."
Remember the name -Doan'a. RolS
by ail dealera. GO cems a box. Fosterv
Milburn Co, Buffalo, N. T.
Jliss SmiCf Oh, dokor, do you
tnow you look perfectly killing this
Doctor Thank you, but I am not.
I'm off duty, you know.
Resinol In Three Weeks Does What
Other Remedies Failed to Do in
My baby's face was like a raw and
bleed iDg piece of meat. I was at nty
wits' ends what to do. Medicine from
three physicians and ointments recom
mended deemed to make the Eczema
worse. Then another mother spoke of
Resinol w hich I rrocured at once re
mc tuber I bad no more faith in it than
In all thi rest I bad tried but I
thought it would be wasting only EOc
more. Never did I spend EOc to bet
ter advantas, for the first and sec
ond days I noticed a remarkable
change, ar.i now at the end of the
third week I have my pretty blue
eyed, rosy cheeked, cooing baby
well again. I am safe In saying be Is
perfectly cured and the cure was sure
ly somethlnf? rercarkabie. Tour SotsP
and Ointment Sid in three weeks what
everything else I tried failed to do In
four months. My bsby was positively
disfigured, now bis complexion Is ail
Mrs. K 3 Clcmmer, Sunbury. Ps.
The consul in Ixiudon of a continen
tal kingdom was informed by his gov
ernment that one of bis country
women, suppotied to be living in Great
lirltain, had been left a million of
money. After advertising without re
sult, be applied to the police, and a
smart young detective waa set to
When a few weeks had gone by his
chief asked him how be was going on.
"I've found the lady, air."
"Good: Where Is she?"
"At myFplace. I got married to ber
Antl LaCHppe Remedy.
It Is now claimed by several west
ern medical men that a whiskey mix
ture obtainable at any drug store is
an absolute preventative and Quick
cure for bad colds and lagrippe. To
make this powerful system tonic add
one ounce of compound fluid balmwort
and two ounces of glycerine to a ba'.f
plitt of p'vxl whit-key. Pose, a table
fcpttcnful tbrea to six times a day.
Coming to Terms,
I'oshtble Hoarder Ah. that was a
ripping dinner, and If that was a fair
sample of your meals, I should like to
come to terms.
Scotch Farmer Kcfore we gang
any further, was that a fair sample
o yer apiftlte?
Imoortant to Mother.
Ert!tlne carefully every botllo of
CAS'l'OKIA, a sate and sure remedy for
tulants and children, aud ao that It
!iil triiitir'ti, ana tiov i
In t'se For Over !t Ytars.
The Kind You Have Always Nought.
It's better to deserve success and
not have It than to have success and
not di nerve It, althoutih less pleasant
UlOHsMM TO y ANVTHIKO
hiii-: fur lMiitMft .r -:it. it, tti
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IU1 It t'Ver tKVur to you that ln.Kk
oiau are ful borvs?
IIOT kfOII. tlllH ci.imiE
l'e li lYoaa lull itlvis and kwp thftn ;
while a mi A.i fctKt-ra, .V' a patLae. j
It's one I1ii:g to run Into d bt and j
another to era I out.
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ReprecMative S'i'.-I tit 'lr?5ifa
te'is a t"xi ru,rf In which r.r.e uf
ti, cbaracf-rs wss Gn. Jtesilrn Un-l !
my '.' i-r tit t!i tit' rn' army.
On one o'-sntotj the ,"!frnl vaf wait
lri for ills breakfast, an-i tl (aitbful
negro servant tta-1 gon to t&uh umii
fiih f'-r the. feast. WhMtt the servant
was away an 'onvnia.'iy b-r.g tiin the
general cU"d to blai Itmpatbittly :
"Why don't yon ,rn lir MSt that
Bam in the meaMlme bad ctngtit a
fltmioier, w hi h Is white on ou l l.
with whiteness that bxka like raw
"Ail right. Massa Iteoben!" caJI'-I
ctit Karri. "I'm con, In' d'- et sooa es
I kor h iis utver ba f o' di h tti."
Ncwzance 1 you know, y-ng
man. that Eve out of sis -eop!j who
suffer from heart trouble have brought
it upon tbe-tnst-lves through the C.tf.y
habit of smoking?
Karmley Really ' And fosib!y you
are sware that nine out of ten people
who suler from black even can trace
the complaint to a babit of cot bind
ing their own bUKincss. Fesrsoa's
$100 Reward, $100.
Wtmi thru at Mwt rmt tii" A timum unt
t fl per r-.i ia a na mm, w4 Ii
Cfttsrrh. HfcU" Cn"-b yr- f tiy
9nrt teow lrwa Ui (J, iril tnuimnj. iMrr
Wnal tratr.t 4 u, 1 uf SI teftem mf
n-tCr. ft.- tflrrf-i'r U1K Ur bwt-1 a1 mwt
ifMltk nf Ov iitrnfaam. v4 rr 1
nrauU) by lyu'-.'ii' up i!e cj"i!ei'B M fctf
fcut urf to a eg lu - fc. 1 i- p-r . .i i - i- .-r
m mrH fft'ta In il c-jraor l' ot tn, T
On UnlnMl i fr mrr ram O -.1 s bum Ut
A-M-- F. J ( l. l V 4 l. rotadOtO.
fcWrd ty H Ir-ji wru. TV.
lui i liur k'LM kJf nucuialM
The little girl was acting naughtily
before company. Her mother warned
"if you do that again, I'll smack
you." she said.
"'No you won't." replied the pt-rt
daughter. "I'll sit down on myself and
ttien you can't."
Rheumatism Cured in a Day.
Ir. Iietrhon'g Relief f r I:h-urnai!Ti.
ra.iirs'iv cur-s in I to 3 liys. 1' a l-1 n is
r-mirl.iit;!.-. It r-mnve th ca-;-- r.d ih?
diw-K". fiui' l- iy oi'iJipr-;". i- :rt Ouwi
Landlady This Is a bronre turkey.
Starboard Ah, I see; survivor from
the bronze age.
la ttieotd ri.i' .ua rnw-j t 4..t In e.er
Srn- s1.TfaKKl ibki" rr b.mi k ut -m
t.y .i UniM'.i. aud tM.ui-a.
We help ourselves when we help
others. W J. Iiryan.
mnitv il;-i., I' ! Ibwjfii f car.. t.j iif.
11rc'-..trui. TiftJ aaftr-euo fraaaiea.
Everyone can do his best thing eas
ev . -. .
I 1 i i It K I s I
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vAt , rri- tr:7 y
"I have sufTertJ with piles for Uiirty
si yesrs. t ne yrnr ago last April I be
gan taking Cascareta br cocstitvitton. la
the course of a w-cvk I notk-ctl the piles
boym to disapfear aud at the end ot six
wwks they iiid cot trout ie toe at all.
Cases rc'.t have done woudera !. me. 1
am entirely cuml aJ 1I like a new
tuau." tk-orge Krydcr, Napokon, O.
Jra.inl. Plaah, Potret. Ta Cttv.1.
1i.kk1. New fcKken.v eki-o t-oi.
ba-.JV. S"c. Hrvrr -.'. 1 ia t.;. Ke
mttetrtbirt tatnil C C C. uaraiu i
au 4 y wa lu -j t la. a. SJ
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and VELIE VEHICLES a. ,
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