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RICH 111LL TRIBUNE
A. D. MATT EBON, Ed. and Mgr.
men mm" missol'ri.
And about those file I
There are t.o good files except deal
Bme straw-hat symptoms are manr
f emlng themselves.
Astronomers, tn the other hand,
U 'urn something new every day.
Judging by tome of the recent Ac
tion, more novelist are of unbound
tnlnd than are legally declared so.
Candidate for parliament In Hun
gary are being pelted with stale egg.
Ha Hungary no coldstorage bouses!
Soon some nervous people wlU be
(In worrying about what the comet
will do when It rcturna seventy-flve
The "Chantecler" cocktail la the
latest, but tie man who drinks It
probably does not feel like crowing
the next morning.
The price of akunk skins has ad
vanced 100 per cent-, eo expect a big
rise In several kinds of mink, seal and
ermine next winter.
Kissing Is safe, says a Boston phy
sician. The young man" fancy will
turn this spring, no doubt, with far
more than its usual Intensity.
New Tork auburban railroads have
raised the rate to commuters. Here I
a new Incentive for the flying-machine
man to continue his activities.
From Lynn come a story of bread
burled In dry sand and kept sound and
sweet for 25 year. Thl seems to be
another hint for cold-storage men.
"Do not tell a boy how bad be Is."
aays the superintendent of a boys'
school. No. he might get haughty
over having achieved such distinction.
Kansas will continue to raise corn
and put money In the bank without
getting Jealous or excited over dia
mond discoveries In the neighborhood.
Railroads are having trouble fixing
transportation charges on women's
hats. They ere not heavy enough ta
go by weight Why not charge by the
Thanks to the California experi
menters It Is now possible to eat cacti
and roses. It'll be long before thl
prickly fodder take the place of meal
The scientists may prwv or dis
prove the dangers In kissing, but It
will take all the king's horses to stop
it and do one teems to be rounding
op horses, either.
The Husbands' union should Inves
tigate the case of tb man whose wlf
beat him with her flsta. a stove poker,
a hammer, and then bad hi in arrestee1
for assault and battery.
An engineer who ran bis engln
Into a train ahead of him says tba
the Lord ordered him to do It, thus
predicating another case of orders
gone awry in transmission.
School children In various cities
are voting against the firecracker and
the Insane type of Fourth .of July.
The children see the point when you
present It to them In the right wsy,
Somebody has found out how to
make coffee from dandelion roots, brt
there is no Immediate danger that the
dandelion crop will be a failure owing
te the fact that a use has been fouid
The Ornithologists' union 'of New
Tork baa undertaken to try to restore
the wild pigeon. Perhaps members of
the Ornithologists' union have nothing
else that may be regarded as worth
while to do.
It I an Interesting and noteworthy
tact that since the promulgation of the
law of June, 1907, the effect of which
U to simplify the formalities which are
the necessary preliminaries to mar
rlage, there have been more weddings
In France than at any period since the
beginning of the last century, with the
exception of the year HIS and 1872,
In the former of which men contracted
unions to escape being sent off to
f.ght, while In the latter many wed'
ding., took place which had been d
layed by the war with Germany.
That submarine vessels can makt
extended trips I shown by A recent
experience with the Viper, owned by
the United States, which, In command
of a midshipman, ran 467 miles, from
a point off the North Carolina coast tc
Annapolis. Hitherto no such attempt
has been made. Of course, the voyagt
was made on the surface, as submar
Ines dive only when such action la
considered necessary. But that ths
Viper could go safely for such d!
lance, unaccompanied by any convoy.
Is taken to show that such craft are
capable of more independent efcrvlc
than was supposed.
In Zurich, Switzerland, the peopl
have a custom of burning an effigy ol
winter In the streets. If It would help
to bring winter to an end the custom
might well be adopted In otter placea
China baa taken another great stej
toward western civilisation and
examination of Its women.
daughters of the Chinese minister
WashlnKton have learned - to makt
fudj;e- When the American schoolgirl
atmosphere gets into any home, bow
ever orientalised, uuoge axe bound
INDICTMENTS AGAINST THE PACK
ERS HELD TO BE FAULTY.
The Judge Drought the Rejoicing of
Defendants to Suddsn Close by
Ordering New Qrand Jury.
Chicago, Illinois. Jmlce iAndta lit
the Vnited State district court sus
tained the demurrer of the no-called
"beef trust." to the Indictment cbar
Iiir a combination lu restraint of
trade. A new grand Jury wan ordered
to renew the Investigation of the
The Indictment, drawn on evidence
seenred by agents f the federal gov
ernment, ran against the National
Tacking Company and lta ten sub
sidiary com panics, charging a viola
tion of the Sherman Anti-Trust law.
Smiles, hand claps and congratula
tions were exchanged with much glee
when Judge Land! announced that
the indictment would not atand, but
the demonstration came to a sudden,
almost breathless, end when the court
'Call a special grand Jury venire
of seventy-five men for July 14."
This body will be ordered to hear
testimony with a view to finding valid
indictments against the packing com
The Indictment quashed failed to
show. In the view of Judge Landis,
that any offense bad been committed
within the last three years.
BISHOP HENDRIX FACES TRIAL
He is Charged With Having Defied
the Church Authorities Fegardlng
Memphis, Tennessee. Bishop E.
R. Hendrir of Kansas City, Mo,
will be cited for trial before a com
mittee of 12 elders of the Methodist
church in 60 days. Chancellor J. It.
Klrkland of Vanderbilt university will
be removed from his office by the
Methodist College of Bishops next
month and 19 members of the board
of trustees of the university will be
ejected from their trusteeship for In
subordination and defiance of the
church. A lawsuit will be brought In
the federal conrt, perhaps at Nash
ville, Tenn.. where Vanderbilt univer
sity Is located, to enforce the .rights
of ownership snd control of the prop
erty by the Methodist church. South,
and to force the present trustees to
accept the three trustees elected
at the recent general conference
at Asheville, N. C. This I the pres
ent situation with regard to the con
troversy that has raged around the
university for the last few years.
GOOD WHEAT IN FORD COUNTY
Secretary Well Pleated With What
He 8aw of the Prospects
Podge City. Kansas. Secretary
Coburn of the state board of agricul
ture, visited the wheat fields of Ford
county. After a drive of many miles
through almost unbroken lines of
wheat fields the secretary said that
he would not have believed the possi
bilities had the story he witnessed
been related to blm. He pronounces
the wheat prospects as almost perfect.
Ford county has 74,000 acres In wheat
this year and It Is expected to average
3j bushels to the acre.
BALLINGER REPORT NEXT FALL
Committee Will Probably be Called
Together In September to Pre
pare Their Findings.
Washington, D. C Uepreseatattlve
MeCall introduced In the louse a
resolution to authorize the Ualllnger
I'lnrhot Investigation committee to
make Its report during the vacation
Of congress. The lost meeting of the
committee developed the fact that
there will be no report before the ad
journment of thl session, and that
the members have had no time to read
GIRL'S FATHER SHOT BY ELOPER
An Iowa Neighborhood Stirred Up
But ths Police Succeeded In
Maiton City, Ioa While attempt
Ing to s'up the elopement of his
daughter, Marie, 1ih Michael Grosop
Haniuel Kuiick was shot twice by
lrosop. Korlck Is not dangerously In
jured. The neighborhood took sides
and for a time there wa danger of
more bloodahod, but the police pre
vented a clash.
Senator Flint for Bellinger's Place.
New York, N. Y. Word has gone
forth among the friends of Senator
Frank P. Fliut of California flint with
in a mouth he Is to succeed Richard A.
lSalllnger, as secretary of the Interior.
The Heat In Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, Pa Klghteen ' dead.
hundreds prostrated and three prob
ably successful attempts at suicide as
a remit of the Intense heat is Phila
delphia's record for the present heated
Prospects Good for Fruit.
Topeka, Kansas. Kansas lias a bet
ter prospect for fruits of all kinds this
year than It has for the pant three
year according to the crop report is
sued by Walter Wellhouse of tb atale
FIRST TRIP OF AN JERISL LINER
TWENTY PA9SENQTRS CARRIED
300 MILES ON DEUTSCHLAND.
The Voyage Wa Made In Nine Houra
and on Perfect Schedule
PesseUlorf, Germany. A new epoch
In transportation has dawned. The
first passenger airship the world ever
saw made its initial trip on schedule
This was not a trial trip nor an ex
periment Regular service on sched
ule time Is to follow.
It was Count Zeppelin and bis giant
craft, the Deutschland, that made the
trip. The vessel, carrying 20 passcn-
ers, sailed from Frederichshafen and
anded here nine hours later, having
sailed 300 miles.
Had Perfect Weather.
The weather wa perfect and the
motors worked faultlessly. The aver
age time maintained for the complete
course wa approximately 33 mile an
hour, but between Frederichshafen and
Stuttgart the 124 miles was covered
at an average rate of 41 miles an
hour. The best speed for a single
hour wa 4414 miles.
The hour and minute of the prob
able passing of various points had
been bulletined ahead so that not only
the people of the cities on the line,
who filled the streets, but the Inhabit
ants of all intermediate villages turned
out and cheered enthusiastically as the
mmense torpedo-like structure with
whistling screw drove over their
heads at a height of between 200 and
Regular trips will be made and many
Ickett already have been sold for the
first few days at from 125 to .".0 each.
The airship Is equipped with a restau
rant which will surply the passengers
with a buffet service such as is af
forded on railroad trains.
RESIDENT WATCHING CONGRESS
Mr. Taft Abandoned Hie Trip to See
Bon Graduate to Push Postal
Washington. D. C. On receiving
nformailon from the senate that a
filibuster was proposed there by some
of the Insurgents against the postal
savings bank bill. President Taft de
cided to abandon bis projected visit
to New Haven where he expected to
see his son graduate from Yale.
The president said he would remain
In Washington to look after the legls
la'.lon and that he would stay heie all
summer It necessary to take the postal
bank measure through In satisfactory
form. It Is his desire that the house
bill be adopted by the senate without
amendment. He sent for several of
the recalcitrant senators and bad a
long and earnest talk with them. The
president Is said to bn thoroughly
aroused oter the situation.
Deficiency BUI Grow.
Washington, H C. The general
deficiency bill, the last of the regular
supply nieasures to receive the ap
proval of the two houses of congress
at the Ipresent session, was passed by
the senate. It carries approprta'lous
aggregating nearly fg.POU.000. an In
crease of about 11,800.000 over the
In Memory of Dr. Harper.
Chicago, Illinois. In the presence
of many distinguished educators and
other citizens, the cornerstone of the
Harper Memorial library at the Uni
versity of Chicago was laid.
Motar Car Kilted a Brewer.
Omaha, Nebraska. William Krug,
vice-president and general manager of
Uie Fred Krug Brewing company, was
killed In a motor car accident at noon.
New Secretary for the President
Washington, D. C President Taft
ofliclally announced the appointment
of Cbarlcl I'yer Norton of Chicago as
secretary to the president to succeed
Fred W. Carpenter. Also the ac
ceptance of the place by Mr. Norton
Southern Newspaper PubUthsre.
Mobile, Alabama. The Southern
Newspaper Publisher' association inut
In annual convention here with bead
quarter at the llaitlo bouse. The ses
sion continued through two day.
ON THE COAST.
PASSED CONSERVATION BILL
This Was the Principal Meaeure Ad
vocated by President Taft for
Washington, P. C. Without much
discussion and by a 'islng vote of 101
to 71, the ho'iso passed the senate land
withdrawal bill. It is the principal
conservation measure advocated by
The hill, as finally passed, provides
that the president may st any time
temporarily withdraw from location,
sale or entry any of the public lands
of the X'nlted States and Alaska and
reserve the same for water power
sites Irrigation, classification of lands,
or other public purposes which must
specify In his order. The withdrawals
are to remain In force until revoked
by the president or congress. All lands
are left open to exploration, occupa
tion or purchase under the mining
laws for all minerals except coal, oil,
us and phosphates.
FIND TARIFF NOT GUILTY
That is the Majoritty Finding of the
Senate Committee on High Cost
Washington. D. C That the tariff
Is not guilty, that - It has had Utile
or nothing to do with the increased
cost of living In the last few years. Is
the conclusion of the senate commis
sion that was appointed early In the
The majority has submitted It re
port The Democrats will have some
thing to say about the tariff, but their
report is not ready to Die. They had
charged In the flrt instance that the
principal function of this committee
was to proie that the tariff was In no
The report, a very extended one, will
be printed as a public document and
will be given a very wide circulation
as a campaign document.
PASSED THE STATEHOOD BILL
Senate Voted Unanimously to Admit
New Mexico and Arizona Te
Washington, D. C. The llever
Mge bill granting statehood to New
Mexico and Arliona passed the senate
by unanimous vote of all the senators
present. There were 65 ayes and no
negative vote. The house passed a
satehood Mil early In the sculun and
this bill Is a substitute, the chief
difference being a matter relating to
the exercise of the right of franchise
lue bill prohibits the (tale' provld
Ing an educational qualification for
The tate!ioo(t bills will soon be In
conference and the Republicans as
sured the Iienioerats on the floor of
the senate that they will be given a
fair chance In roufercm-e.
Standard Reduces OH Prlcee.
New York The wholoule prices
for refined oil have leen reduced from
one and one half rents to one cent a
gallon by the Standard Oil company.
making the prevailing price through
out the country now seven and one-
hulf rent a gallon. The standard
controls more than seventy per cent
of the retllned output of the country
and It can readily be seen what such
a reduction In prices mean to the
Mercury 110 at Hobart, Ok.
Hobart, Oklahoma. Southwestern
Oklahoma Is In the grip of a hot wave,
The government thermometer regis
tered 110 In the shade. For six suoce-
slve days the temperature bas been
Old Plalnsmsn Is Dead.
St. Joseph, Missouri. Walter P,
Sunders. 7! years old, died st his borne
here. He was an old plainsman and
wa engaged In many battles with In
dians while freighting between St.
Joseph and lHmver before the days of
Packers Get More Time.
Chicago, Illinois. Judge Orossctip
eitemied the time for the packers to
enter pleas In the dissolution sul
against the National Packing company
and Its subsidiary concerns until July,
GEN. FRED FUNSTON IS ILL
Commandant of Army Service School
t Fort Leavenworth Afflicted
With Heart Dlsess.
Fort fosvenworth, Kansas. Jen,
Frederick Funston, cowuiamlunt of
the Army Service Schools hero, Is
aiiRoroiisty 111 with an attack of heart
disease at hi home.
HI condition I such that the post
army surgwon and the best trained
urse from the hospital axe In con-
taut attendance on hiin.
Word has been sent to Mrs. Funston
who Is now at the Funston summer
homo in Oakland, Cat., of the general's
con J it Ion.
General Funston Is ufferlng with
ain;lna pectoris. It la attended by
eve re pain and ttarungulatlon and
powerful medicines have to be ad
ministered at time.
MR. GORE CHARGES BRIBERY
Ths Blind Oklahoma Senator Saya He
Was Offered $25,000 to Stop
Washington, D. C. Senator Thom
as I. Gore, the blind senator from
Oklahoma, mado tho sensational
cbargo In the senate that he had been
approached with a bribe of $25,000
which might bo raised to $.".0,000 If te
would withdraw objection to attorue)s
claims for sale of lands belonging to
the five civilized tribes of Oklahoma.
Senator Core asserted that these
attorneys wcro playing for a liwghty
stake, namely ten per trnt of the
revenues of tho sale of Uiese wealth-
beuriug lands,' which would aggregato
at least $J,000,000 and might reach
INES FOR HAAS AND PECKHAM
After Five Yeses They Plead Guilty to
Charge of Misconduct in
Washington, D. C. Moses Haal
of New York and Frederick A. Peck
ham of Cincinnati, after fighting lor
five years indictments returned against
them in the cotton leak In the depart
ment of agriculture, entered plea of
guilty to the count in the Indictment
charging conspiracy to affect miscon
duct In office.
On the recommendation of the de
partment of Justice, Justice Gould Im
posed a fine of $C.0o0 on llsas and $3,
0ou on Peckham. which tbey paid. The
other Indictments pending against
them were nolle prossed.
AIRSHIP TICKETS IN NEW YORK
American Can Engage Their Passage)
From Ousseldorf to Bsden Be
fore Leaving Home.
New York. N. Y. Tickets by the
air line between iH-sseldorf and
Radon, Germany, good only on the
Zeppelin dirigible lutscn!and. will be
placed n M e here this ck.
The Deutschland recently made
remarkable flight from Frle.lrlchshafen
to I)usseldort. It is the first airship
to attempt a regular passenger ser
vice. THE DEATH OF WEBB McNALL
The Former Insurance Commissioner
of Kansas Died at His Horn In
Gaylord. Kansas. Webb Vcall fo
mer state Insurance commissioner.
died at his home. About live J cars
ago Mr. MrNall was stricken with
paralysis. He was later able to leave
his bed but only temporarily. He
wa widely knowu In Sixth district
and state politics for many years and
was a largo landowner.
BANKERS BOYCOTT MOTOR CARS
They Will Lend No Money to Anyone
for the Purpose of Buying
Kansas City, Missouri The banker
of Kansas City and of the southwest
deendent on the Kansas City bunks
have agreed to lend no money to any
one who Intend to use the cash for
tho purpose of buying a motor car.
This boycott I brought about, the
banker say, by the extravagance of
the people of this section of the coun
try lu the purchase of automobiles.
Export to Europe Decreased,
Washington, I). C, Exports of the
t'lilted States to other countrle of
the Western Hemisphere In 11 months
of the current fiscal year Increased
.s3.000,0(i0 over the preceding cor
responding period. Exports to the
Kastern Hemisphere for the some
period decreased $11,000,000.
Locked In Refrigerator Car.
New York. N. V. 111 and weak
from lack of food and frightened by a
journey from Kuffalo locked in a re
frigerator car, two girls, I and 10
years old, were rescued unconscious In
the Lackawanna railroad yard in
A Wendling Suspect Arrested.
Kansas City, Kansas. A man whom
the police believe to be Joseph Wend
ling, wanted la I-onlsvllle, Ky., for
the murder of Anna Kellner, was ar
To Lydli C. Pinkham'9
TOoomdaln, Ohio. "I suffered" from
terrilile henif-ichos. rain la ruv bare:
ana right ami, ana
was tired all the
tlmo and nervous.
1 could not sleep,
ami every month I
coald hardly stand
thepnin. J.vdia li.
ble Compound r.
stored trie to health
tifrttln and made mo
feel like a new wo
msn. I hope this
letter will indue
women to avail themselves of
this valuable medlclnn." Mrs. E. it.
I'&EDERKK. Jjloomdale, Ohio.
Itackacho la a symptom of female
vreaknean or derancement. If you
have backache don't neglect it. To
fet permanent relief you must reach
he rot of the troublo. XothliiK w
know of will do this go safely and surely
as I.ydia E- l'lukharo'a VeceULle Conw
pound. Cun the rauso of thrso die-tressing-
aches and pains and you wlj
become well and strong.
The great volume f unsolicited teg.
tlmony constantly pourinii In proves
conclusively that LvdU K. I'lnkbam'i
Vegetable Compound, made from roots
and herbs, ha restored health to thou
sands of women.
If yon have- the. ullgtitrwt doubt
tliat Lydla II l'liiUliuni'd Vfsr
table) Compound will help you,
writ to -Mrs. l'lnVham at I.jnn,
MM.t for adrioex. Your letter
trill be btMlut!y cuulldtutial,
and the aulrlce free
30 ft. Bowels
Eiccest orcan of the body the
bowels fiEd the mot important
It't evt to be looked aftei neglect
means suffering; and years cf
misery. CAS CARETS help
nature keep eery part of yonr
bowels clean and stroncthea
they act right means health to
your whole body. eu
Snrmt. All dnacgiaUk
IM vaitd atiiiMOl
itt rlW I
Tou are advertising fur a chauffeur.
1 see. Mrs. I I'aysta."
'Yea, we had to let William go last
"I thought you were well pleased
"At Brst we were, but a new broom
sweeps clean, you know, and we found
that William was laiy. He wa fine at
washing the windows, spading the gar
den, pumptng the vacuum cleaner,
mowing the lan. tending the furnace,
running errands, pressing clothe,
sweeping the walks, polishing the
floors, oiling the furniture, preparing
the vegetables, watting on table and
doing the dishes. Hut be was laty. He
used to go to sleep at mldnlgh. regu
larly, no matter where be wa. Many
a time Mr. be Payste has left the club
for home at two o'clock lu the morn
ing and found William snoring In the
car outside. Imagine how It must have
looked to our frlende to eee our chauf
feur asleep In the street!"
A drummer was taken 111 suddenly.
He went to see a physician of consid
erable standing, and the following
conversation ensued'. "I feel very
sick." declared tho drummer. " hat
the trouble?" asked the physlclau.
"Kevere pain In my side." "Humph."
said the doctor slowly. T think you
bava appendicitis." Too. have made
a mistake, doctor," replied the sales
man. "I'm not a millionaire. Just a
plain drummer." "Well. I guess you
Just have the cramps, then." replied
the Indignant personage. "Five dol
A DETERMINED WOMAN
Finally Found a Food That Cured Hen,
"When I first read of the remark
able effect of Grape Nut food, I de
termined to secure some," says a wom
an In Ballsbury, Mo. "At that time
there was none kept l.t thl town, but
tuy husband ordered eome front a Chi
"I bad been greatly afflleted with
sudden attack of cramps, nausea,
and vomiting. Tried all sort ol
rcmedlua and physicians, but obtained
only temporary relief. As soon as 1
began to use the now food the cramps
disappeared and bav never returned.
"My old attack of sick stomach
were a little slower to yield, but by
continuing the food, that trouble baa
disappeared entirely. I am today per
fectly well, can eat anything and
everything wish, without paying the
penalty that I used to. We would not
keep house without Grape Nuts.
"My husband wo so delighted with
the benefits I received that he hoe
been recommending Grape-Nuts to bis
customer and bas built up a very
large trad on the food. He sells them
by the case to many of ths leading
physicians of the count,, who recom
mend Grape-Nut very generally.
There I souie satisfaction in using
a really scientifically prepared food."
Read the little book. 'The Hoad te
Utter r4 Ike abate letter! a am
' I Km time M. Thrs
' aaia, true, mn ImI ml BuK.a