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A. D. MATTK80N. Krtltor.
PnMlattail by THJBUNK PTO. TO
A. D. MATTESUN, - U. LUTlHt.H FRT,
RICH HILU MISSOURI
Draatf pudding li a cheap filter.
The man higher up must be oallaA
Wonder If they serve tea between
fceata In the English election.
Wasn't It Nebiichadner.Mr who atari
d the flrnt meat trust boycott?
When it comet to paying for one of
the cocoon growns "the worm will turn."
Even with choice new hny at 123 a
ton It doesn't cost any more to run
Now It Is Bald that kisses spread tu
berculosis. But iclence never did hava
terrors for osculation.
MlDlster Wu promises to return In
1959. If be keeps bis promise, be cer
tainly ought to show ua bow be does it
The next time Cincinnati la afflicted
with a liood we presume she will
proudly call herself the Paris of Amer
ica. "Should a man lift bis bat wben ke
meets his wife?" aska a correspondent
If he baa been properly trained be will,
A Parisian scientist bas succeeded
In making artificial sapphires. Why
doesn't he counterfeit something; of
value, like eggs?
If a man bad a ben that would lay
eggs as persistently as the St. Louis
aelsmograph records earthquakes bis
fortune would be made.
As the Halley comet Is 1.000,000
times as big as the earth some of our
busy magnates never will be really
bappy until they own it.
In New York charity applicants have
Increased 80 per cent, in Ave years.
Looking at the tall buildings Is not
very nourishing exercise.
Two thousand five hundred sailors In
the American navy cannot swim, and
let us hope they never will have to in
order to keep from drowning.
Thero la a movement now to make
women in theaters remove their hair
along with their bata so that persons
behind them may see the stage.
One would think that Halley's
comet, with Its great reputation, would
be ashamed to let a comparatively un
known celestial wanderer get hers
Now comes the meatless dinner. Tha
object la to bring about the condition
of a powerless trust. As money talks.
Its silence may be the best argument
in the caso.
Though Halley'a Justly celebrated
comet Is l.OOO.Ca') times larger than
the earth, fortunately It Is of a sunny
disposition, so our small planet ha i
nothing to fear from Its approach.
it looks like an investigation of food
prices and the cost of living all along
the line. Well, the poet tells us "tha
proper study of mankind is man;" and
what will a general Inquiry Into the
food question be but a study of man
and bis ways, with perhaps a chance
to have some of the ways corrected?
The burning of the palace of Chera
gnu In Constantinople, In which the
national parliament held sessions,
takes on the aspect of a calamity,
alnce the direct property lost Involved
la estimated at $18,000,000, while the
destruction of archives and other be
longings adds vastly to tlio deplorable
consequenres. The building was one
of the "show places" of the Turkish
capital and renowned fur lis beauty
There Is a Hew pavement. Intended
to resist the strenuous wear and leur
of automobllltig. In Knglnnd H,Ih
pavement i called Durax. It Is of
threelnch Irregular cubes of hard
atone laid In small segmetita of circles
The stones can be. cut by machinery,
and are comparatively Inexpensive!
On account of Us cost, they are laid
without grout. Germany Is putting
down a good deal of Durax pavement,
which fact bhould be sufficient to en
courage experiments with liurax lu tha
Choice of occupation Is mostly a
matter of taste and aptitude. No hon
est calling la In Itself much better or
worse than others. Kvery business Is
considered the best by somebody,
while others declure It the worst of
all. The question Is not have you
chosen the best vocation, but rather
have you found out where you belong
The right road will seem to stretch
out before you the distance of a life
time without a barrier; the wrong
road will quickly lead to a blind wall,
or at best to a very steep bm.
About the time that the first bad
reason strikes a young farmer, tho
crops .re poor, the mortgage looks
Mg anJ (he work harder than ever;
then Is l be time that the dog at-rooi
kind of man hangs to It and wins. Hut
the quitter gives up Just when, per
haps, a turn for the teller Is at band,
lie will try something else. Hut every
business has Its bad seasons and It
discouraging features, which bear
harder upon the beginner than Uwn
(ha man of experience and capital.
Hrace up, work hard, think harder and
I HYDE INDICTED IN SWGFE CASE
THE GRAND JURY FOUND ELEVEN
BILLS AGAINST DOCTOR
Ha la Charged With Murder In Two
Cases, Manslaughter In One, At
tempted Poisoning In Eight.
Kansas City, Mo. In eleven In
dictment returned by tha special
grand Jury, which bas been in session
for tha last three weeks. Dr. It. Clark
Hyde waa charged with causing tha
death by poison of Colonel Thomas II.
6wope and Chrlsman Swope, of having
caused the death by bleeding of J.
Moss 1 luti ton, and with having pol
unci by tho administration of typhoid
germs, eight persons, members of Uio
Swope household, and visitors.
Judge Iatsnaw delivered a speech
commending them for their labors,
and told them that they were enti
tled to the thanks of the people of
the community for the interest they
had taken In the case.
Charges Again Dr. Hyde.
First degree niurier Col. Thomas
H. Swope, October 3; Chrlsman Swope,
Manslaughter J. Moss Hunton, Oc
Poisoning Mark are t Swope, three
counts: By typhoid fever, November
25; by hypodermic Injections atryca
nlne, December 12; by administration
and strychnine and other poisons. De
cember 18. By a.lmlnstratlon of ty
phoid germs to members of the Swope
family and visitor on or about No
vember 25, the following Lucy Lee
Swope, Mildred Fox, Nora Hell Dick
aim, Georgia F. Compton and Leonora
The action of the twelve grand Jur
ors was unanimous in their vole on the
eleven Indictments. Some of tho In
dictments came as a surprise to tha
general public, especially that of Col.
Moss Hunton, one of the executors
named In the will of Colonel Swope.
He died before Colonel Swope. The
death of Colonel Hunton Begun the
chain of mysteries la tie Swoio home.
SNOW SLIDE KILLS 50 PERSONS
A Train on the Canadian Pacific Was
Carried Into a Canyon by
Vancouver, British Columbia,
In a snowsllde between Rogers
Pass station and Glacier, on the line
of the Canadian Pacific, in the Rocky
mountains, 0 ment were killed.
All the victims were workmen for
the railway company and more than
half of them were Japanese.
The men were engaged In clearing
away a small slide that had come
down early In the evening. They were
working I rotary engine over It when
a larger slide came dowu and carried
them to their death In the canyon
At first It was believed that all ol
the hundred men engage! wore killed,
but early In the morning It was found
that many bad escaped, aud the death
list Is now placed In the vicinity of LQ.
The night was one of the worst ever
experienced In the railway section of
the Canadian Rockies. '1 here was a
heavy storm of rain and sleet aud
A NEW PAPER FOR MR. BRYAN
Will Start a Weekly at Lincoln Making
It the Official Organ of Anti-Saloon
Lincoln, Neb. From the couu'y
option forces In Nebraska came tho an
nouncement that William J. Bryan, on
his return from South America in May,
would start a new weekly newspaper
In Lincoln, making It :ho otlUI.il or
gan of the ant; aaloon forces In the
ctiiiilng campaign. Simultaneously .Mr.
Bryan, it Is s.ii.l. will take the stump
on a tour of the s;ato In an effort to
win Pcmocra's over t.i a j-U fonii dec
laration fr r. unity option.
EX-SENATOR PLATT IS DEAD
fo r t Quarter of a Century He Had
Been a Political Power in New
York End Came Quickly.
New Yolk -Tlin.iaa Collier Plat'.,
for a quarter of a century Hie
iiioM powerful factor In New York poli
tics an, I the founder of tin. modern po
litical machine. died In bis sevi ti!y
seventh year. Ills long l:f,. ended us
a slender cord might snap In twain.
Mr. Matt had (onrlnucrf to atu-nd to
his duties as president of the Ctil'ed
States Express company up to )nt
Thursday morning- Ills three sons and
other relatives were with him when ha
suddeuiy expired without wanting.
Vesuvius Again Active.
Naples, Italy. Vesuvius has sud
denly become active anain. There has
been a continuous eruption for the last
24 hours of red hot stones aud ashes,
this being accompanied by Internal
detonation. Seeral fissures have op
emd from which gas and laa are
emerging lu great quau ltles.
Postal Savings Bill Pasted.
Washington, 1) C .Tho Mil pro
vldlnx for the ih'ablisliliig of postal
savings depositories passi-l the sea.
ato by a vote of fifty to twenty-two,
Tho bill as passed la cum of ttiu ad
Memory of David A. DeArmond.
Washington, I). C. - Tim home
adopted a resolution setting apart Sat
urday, April U, for eulogies on the life
and public acrvleo of tho lato Repre
sentative David A. DaArmond of Mla-suurL
"'f.y-'g i r rattf:i?1
. 't'tik ,. ihiiiumi orrv.,1. ?v,i'iAt i?i',?-'Lir- Jis
SWOPE ESTATE APPRAISED
THE PART IN MISSOURI IS VAL
UED AT $3,500,000.
The Heirs Will Receive From $286,000
to H 10.000 Each, Which Bum
Will Be Increased Later.
Kansas City, Mo. In the offices
of Jules K. Gulnotte. probate Judge of
Jackson county, was filed the final ap
praisement of all the property lu Mis
souri owned by Thomas II. Swope. I:
show his estate to be valued at about
$3,5f0,00n. In the division of prop
erty made by this appraisement, Mrs.
Frances Swope Hyde, wife of Dr. Ben
nett Clark Hyde, receives $2S6,000.
This is smaller by taoiT than $100,009
than the bequests to the other mem
bers of the family of Mrs. L. O. Swope.
The appraisement of the estate and
the division of property among the
heirs, according to the terms of Col.
Swope's will, was made Jointly by the
executors of the estate and the board
of appraisers appointed by the pro
ba'e court. On this board of appralse
ers were J. J. Vine .ml, J. J. Taylor
and John Kurtz.
Lucy Lee- Swope. Margaret, Sarah
and Stnlla Swope, each receive $110,
113. Chrlsman Swope, who died during-
the typhoid epidemic In the Swope
home, waa to receive the same
amount. This will bo divided among
their heirs. Increasing the shares of
In addition to the property listed In
tho appraisement Col. Swope owned
real estate In Tennessee, Florida and
Colorado. This has not been ap
praised, but it Is estimated at JllO.onft.
A TRAIN INTO BEAVFR RIVER
At Newcastle, Pa., a Passenger Triiii
Jumped Down a 15-Foot Embank
ment, Killing One Man.
Newcastle. Pa. One man fan
instantly killed, one dead, another Is
unaccounted for and believed to be
dead and nearly a scor.' of others had
narrow' escape from Instant di-a'.li
when the Linesvlllo accommodation,
a passenger train on the Krle & Pitts
burg division of the Pennsylvania rail
road Jumped the track at Hock Point
park and plunged down u l.Vfoot em
bankment Into the Icefliled llcaer
LINEMEN TREED BY A MAD DOG
The Animal Kept tha Men Hanging
to a Pole An Hour Gator
It Was Killed.
Wellington. Kan Two linemen
for the Missouri and Kansas Tele
phone company, at work stringing
wlrt lu tho north pail of town,
worn attacked by A mad dog. The
men used their (limbers In getting
cut of the danger, but were kept in
the. cross anna by the dog for an hour
while the city marshal was KUIiimuro'd
to kill the animal.
;he had money everywhere
An Agad New Jersey Woman Died in
Want Surrounded by Wealth
Conditions a Search Disclosed
Burlington, N. J. Professing
abject poverty b fore the world and
living less expensively than her poor
est neighbors, Miss Klltabeth Hays, SS
your old, died suddenly lu the midst of
a fortune In gold and currency, esti
mated at nure than $ 1 no.dtid, which
for fifty years she hail been secreting
about her old farmhouse.
A Horse As Diamond Thief.
Joplin, Mo Captain K. O. Bart'ett,
verb-ran of the Chll war, and
wealthy Juplln realty owner, discov
ered unsuspected epicurean laves In
"King." hl big, bl.ick horse, when the
animal picked a four-carat diamond
from his master's shirt bosom and
crushed or swallowed It.
Mrs. Crovsr Cleveland In Paris.
I'arlrt, France. Mrs. Grover Cleve
land Is spending a few days In Purls
aa a guest at the home of Prof, and
Mrs. Mark Baldwin. ,
OF 1h "CHANTICLEER."
A BIG WASHINGTON ROBBERY
Jewels Valued at $15,000 Stolen from
Rebekah Hornsby by a
Washington, D. C Jewels valued
at $1.1.000 were stolen from the home
of Mrs. Rebekah Hornsby, In a fash
ionable portion of the city. The rob
bery, while the house was full of ser
vants, has mystified the police.
Mrs. Hornby went to the tnegter,
leaving her Jewelry hidden in a ma
hogany shoe polishing box about three
feet high. When she returned the bm
wag gone and her bedroom window
was open. Today the detectives
noticed a window open In a vacant
house next door an. I decide. 1 to look
In. They found the box broken open.
Later they learned that some men had
obtained the key to the empty house
the day before on pretense of Inspect
THEY WERE MARRIED 100 YEARS
An Hungarian Coupla Celebrated tha
Event and Half of Their 250 De
scendants Were Present.
Vienna. From the littlie village
of Isonbalgl, Hungary, comes the
account of a re-i-nt ceremony which
probably has no parallel In written
history. Ten days aa;o Anton Sarth
marl and his wife. Marie, celebrated
the hundredth anniversary of their
marriage, and of their 25' known de
scendants, more than one-half came to
gether for the occasion.
The husband Is 120 years old and
his wife llil. and through all the long
years the two have lcd In the same
M'.tU: village 111 which they were born.
THE OKLAHOMA CROP REPORT
The Wheat Acrcagu is 13 Per Cent
Abova Last Year and the
Condition is 5.9.
Guthrie. OMa. The st.i'e board of
a.'i lc utl.ir- has ls-.ii.-d a Imi'cv.ri
showing the condition of cro( Wheat
shows an Increased uirc.iii. of
1:1 per cent our last year, thointh
Kay county fell shorl :tO per cent. The
estimated aie.i In -jr, coun'V Is l.t'.ts,.
:t,'t acres, and the condition of the
crop s.'i 'J per cent, compared w !tli '.Hl.Y
Reports from thirty fhe counties lu.
dic.Vc.l all es'linut' d acreage of ls.'i.
P.iO Kites f r brootneorti. an Increase
of .'.! 2 per cent over that of r.ioy.
WESTERN ICE MEN IN SESSION
Two Hundred Delegates Attending the
Annual Convention of Associa
tion at Kansas City.
Kansas City, Mo. Tim uniiual
convention of the Western Association
of li e Manilla, hirers convened at the
I'outes house. There are over Sou dele
gates to the ronventlou. cow-ring a
territory of Missouri, Kansas. laws,
Nebraska, C-ilorado, New Mevlco and
Oklahoma. There are associate mem
bers pren.nl from many other states
extending from the Atlantic to the Pa
i flc ocean Prank Rlddlu of lolj, Kan.,
A Kansas Consul at Home.
Sailna. Kas Charles Kbhardt,
American consul to Barabiiullla,
Colombia, rccwitly promoted to consul
general at large. Is at home in this
city for a month's vacation, lie bus
no information as to where he will go
The Per Cipita Circulation.
Washington, D. C. The per rapita
circulation of inouey In thn I'nlted
Htates as shown by the books of the
treasury depari tin lit Is $: K7. Tho
department, hi reaching this calcula
tion, estimate tho populalloii of the
I'nlted Slates at iVt.S.VI.iMin.
Thirty-Three Mlnara Ara Dead.
Juneau, Alaska.- Thirty-three min
ers are dead us a result of
Wednesdays night's powder tiiagaxlne
explosion In the Mexlcau shaft of the
Tread ell gold mine.
Tha alratTa had a wnhrirrful plan
lie would Ureas In the aurnifiiia ef man!
Hut rseh of Ida collsri
Would tinve cost litm ti-n d"1lir.
Ha doelihd: "I don't think 1 csn!"
A DOCTOR CURED SCALP
"When I waa ten or twelte year
old I bad a scalp disease, something
like scald bead, though It wasn't that
I suffered for several months, and
most of my hair came out. Finally
they bad a doctor to see me and he
recommended the Cutlcura Remedies.
They cured mo In a few weeks. I
have used the Cutlcura remedies, also,
for a breaking out on my bands and
waa benefited a great deal. I haven't
had any more trouble with tbe scalp
disease. Mlsa Jessie F. Buchanan.
K. F. D. 3, Hamilton. Ca., Jan. 7, 1909."
Kept with Barnum'a Circus
P. T. Ilarnum, tho famous circus
man. once wrote: "I have had the
Cutlcura Remedies among tbe con
tents of my medicine chest with hit
(hows for the last three seasons, and I
can cheerfully certify that they were
very effective In every case which
called for their use."
Not Willing to Commit Himself.
The teacher bad called upon Fred
die Drown to give an Illustration of
the proper manner In which to com
pare the adjective "clean."
"Mother Is clean," said he fulteriog-
ly, "fnther la cleaner " Here he
"And." prompted the teacher.
Freddie was still silent and very-
"Haven't you some other relative?"
asked the teacher, smiling.
"Oh, yes." replied Freddie, "there's
aunUc but I ain't sure about hei I "
Two handsome younjt women, be
comlnsly dreswed. slipped and fell to
gether In the alunhy pool of the cross
ir.a:. They arose wet and angry.
"Wring out. wild belles." comment
ed an observer, such an addition of In
suit to Injury be Inn condemned by all
who overheard. i'hllaclcltdila ledger
OP THC VIRTUE Of
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
What is the use of procrastinating in the face of such
evidence as the following letters represent? If you are a
sick woman or know one w ho is, w hat sensible reason have
you for not giving Lydia li. l'inkham's VegctaLlo Com
pound a trial) For 30 years we have been publishing such
testimonial letters as these thousands of them they are
genuine and honest, too, every one ot them.
Mrs. S. .1. llarbrr anya :
7 "'T'lthlrik I. vd la F
i.n tlm lct ineill.
cino in the world
for women ami
I feel it mr duty
to let others
know the cood It
has done lor me.
Three years a 0
I had a t u in or
which the doctor
Raid would h.ive
to U removed by an ojH'ratiou or 1
could not live more than a rear,
or two, at most. I wrt Mr. I'mk
ham, at Lynn, Mum., for advlco, and
took 14 bottle of Lydia K. Hnk
liam'a Veiretablo(.'oiiiHiund, and to
d.iytlm tumor Is koiiu ami 1 ntn a
IH-rfectly well woman. I tmu my
estiinotll.vl will n of U'tiet't to oth.
e-rs.'' Mrs. 6. J. llAHUtit, bcott,
Mr. E. V. Hurra anyai
"I was under lh
ment for a lliiroid
with oln, Hon-,
lies, Monti ti
and could not
walk or stand on
m y f c e t u n y
letltftluif tllll". 1
wrote, to Mrs.
rtnkliain for iel
illrect loim mid
took l.yili.i K. riiikhum'a 'eelalilo
CouilMiund. To-day I nm a well
Yvoin.in, thetU'iiorwaseiellcil ami
BIT w hrdo Sut. ia strengthened. I
ndvl.so ad women who are. ntlllcteil
with tumor or femalo trotiblea to
try Lydia K. llnkliam's Veire tabid
ComiHiiinil." Mrs. K. V. IIaykh,
liw aaulugtou bU, lioato Mima.
. Si V- J
' kliL J
, jajaia, aaj y M
For 3rt yonra I,yIIa V IMnklmm'a VejreUIdo
Conixun.l bun U'fii tho atnndurd remedy for
feiuitle Hit. No alck woman iIim-m JiiHtlce) t-o
licrnelf y Iio M ill not try thin f union inediclnn.
Miuln cvclu.lvrlr from rMta und lierba, and
liar thousands of cunut to its credit,
tTaa Mm. I'lnkham liiTlt nil nick Yvonion
i..- t Mrlto her tor advice hh Iihi
tulaed tlioiisunda to Iwitltli frt-c of ilinrKc
Address Mrs, l'liUiaiu. JLyuu, Jlluaaw
tor nnTr m - BimMpr
fait pB TMiLl
A Worthy Remedy. .
If you sufTer from any Stom
.ich, Liver, Kidney or
I lowel trouble, you will find
Hitters a thoroughly rcll
able remedy and worthy
of your utmost confidence.
Give it a fair trlnl and see
for yourself how good it 13 in
cases of Ioor Appetite,
nelclilnt!, Sick Head
ache, Indlrjestion, Cost
General Weakness. Get
is Clogged up
TWa Wfcy YaVra TirJ Out
aorta Have fla Asawtta.
TWA S -yltf,,TTLt
thrird-y. jT MfVER
iMuaau, lVri. aa & VUaiWW.
uuu rtu. uuu dost, uuu rucx
GENUINE aiuai U.r
Kaaver frallm to Raior lira tlatr fo ll
Naitairall l.olu a4 ftaOIJtf. Nt . . 1 t f h ug
r-ii, ani povi.t' ifm. 1'Audiutt. I o4
!. K,fut all f L.ttiTUtrL ft ri- t
boit.ti by Mai or mi Viutslut. PflCC
5pq4 ioc tor Urea i4Enr-U tv--o
Pi.do liar SpM. to.. Ktk. N
J - V. &.
Oaf tfl MfWToU-
iring I o buy
tjM-J ta its col an da Jvouia iMat upc
lUvicc what they mjk luc imbmnm. all
aTUajaKKUtM Of Iran nn.
Mrw. (irorgis May aay i
No one known
I what I have su.
fcred from fo-
My docte.r said
ie couiti not Rivo
lino anytliiiii; to
k ure it. 1 Liouiih
lih"' advice ol a
yriend J be (ran
ho use? I.yiiin K
taliln tVinivitutd. and t lie rain soon
disapxari'd. 1 continued Its turn
nnd tun now In perfect, health,
l.ydiu Y.. l'lnkliuin a Vett lal'le t'om
jMitind baa been a liiKt-Hi iul to nm
UR 1 Im IIcvo I should have Uvn in
my prave If it hud not leen for Mr,
riiikliam's advice ami l y.li.i K.
rinkham'a eeetnlil t'oiiisuind."
Mrs. tiroi.i.t. May, hi 4th Avo,
Mra. W. K. IIousli anyai
"I hat" been
of a at Veie fo.
In.iln tioul,i by
Lydia K. I'ink.
want ( rei-oin-mend
11 to all uf
frrlrid Woiih.i. '
-Htl. W. K.
llot sii. 7 List,
view Ave , t'ia
liccanno your case U a Ulilicult
one, iliH-tori having done y.iu no
pood, do nd contlnuo to Huffer ttta
out (rtvlnif I.yilla K. llnkliam's v.
table ComiKiiind a trial. It surely
liaa cured many cases of female illn,
ilacemeuta, lilirold lilinorH, lrrecu-
klA S UlXM1
AND AI L N0SF.
AND THROAT nr.ritra
r wi '
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ura tha al-a an1 an aa a errrnllr. fnrulhrr. I.lni.M ...
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i,iM?.,S..!!r,U, C0S"EN. INDIANA
J20.C0 per acrt not, J500.CD l per Vers icci
Wrlla for Particular
TMKOoom c. reLTzsm.
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