Newspaper Page Text
INJURED IN WRECK.
Conductor Thrown Down 2S
O-aorge Ilahn. C. N. W. conductor,
Arbor At., Wwt Chicago, III., says:
T vti thrown from a car down a 25
foot embankment and tnr kidneys
wera badly bruised. Kidney trouble
developed and for a
whole year, I wss un
able to work. I suf
fered agonizing pain
la my brick and the
were In terrible con
dition. Mr vitality
and the doctor's treat
ment (ailed to help. When In despair
I began with Doan's Kidney Pills and
ooq Improved. Continued use cured
mo and at present my health la ex
cellent" Remember the name Etonn'a.
For aala by all dealer. SO centa a
'box. Foster--Mburn Co, Duff Jo, N. T.
Rod Croat Christmas Seals.
Arrangements for the aala of Red
Cross Christmas Seals for 1910 have
been announced by the National As
sociation for the Study and Preven
tion of Tuberculosis and the Ameri
can Red Cross. "A Million for Tuber
culosis" will be the slogan of the 1910
campaign. Two features of the sale
this year are unique and will bring
considerable capital to the tuberculo
sis fighters. The American National
Red Cross Is to Issue the stamps as In
former years, but this organization
will work In close co-operation with
the National Association for the Study
and Prevention of Tuberculosis, which
body will share In the proceeds of the
soles. The charge to local associa
tions for the use of the national
stamps has been reduced also from 20
per cent to 12 V per cent, which will
mean at least $30,000 more for tuber
culosis work In all parts of the I'n'.teJ
States. The stamps are to be deslg
sated as "Red Cross Seals" this year
and are to be placed on the back of
.letters Instead of on the front
, Shrewd Scheme Stopped Run.
' Many years ago. In consequence of
commercial panic, there w as a severe
run on a bank In Soutb Wales, ar:d
the small farmers Jostled each other
In crowds to draw out their money.
Things were rapidly going from bad
to worse, when the bank manager. In
a fit of desperation, suddenly be
thought htm of an expedient. Ey his
directions, a clerk, having heated some
sovereigns In a frying pan. paid them
over the counter to an anxious appli
cant. "Why, they're quite hot:" said
the latter as he took them up. "Of
course," was the reply; "what else
could you expect T They are only Just
out of the mold. We are coining the m
by hundreds as fast we can."
"Coining them!" thought the almple
agriculturists; "then there Is no fear
of the money running short!" With
this their confidence revived, the pan
to abated, and the bank was enabled
to weather the storm.
English In London.
Eenator Depew, on the deck of the
Lusltanla, talked about "English as
ahe Is spoken In London."
"It Is very difficult to understand
that London English," he said. "I
know a man who had lodgings all July
la Bloomsbury, near the British inu
eum. "On his return from the museum
one afternoon, my friend said to his
"'Can I have a cup of tea. U you
""Certainly, sir; at once,' the land
lady replied. The kettle 'as been
bi'lln' for 'ours.'
" "But or I prefer freshly boiled
water. If you don't tulud,' stammered
"The landlady reddened with anger.
" Took 'ere,' she said. It I 'ad meant
wot you mean I'd 'ave said hours.
Not That Mesnlng.
"The doctor said that Bill was
drunk when we took the poor fellow
to bare his bead attended to last
night after be fell."
"Doctor never auld anything of the
"Didn't I bear hliuT Suld It waa a
$100 Reword, $100.
T nmAen of tin pap "l I p 4 to law
Q-ftl U II sVl U-t UtessWl lltarus) tl at rsrltasj
feast )' iu rirj la u u i4 ui
(.jftUarih Caitwrn i itt to ( crt iiit
ur ftww stixiwn tu lit idimIMsU trt-rniir. tatnto
bwirif PwitMllijUoriO dtariMk, hsijuiresj faMwlilu
lkni ITMltimrti Haiti ( mnl ( jiv It lko u
inruuMf, aV'Uim Ulrnt.r UM1 lK tlsU4 t'4 lUUt-Oisf
touuA.lrntt of thf j tl tlric U l-.lf-4
Ui-1 Itf bull ll'f Up U CO' 1 Holt- fetul tMstlaU
lug imtui-o I't d"i.-s : H'-iti. 'li pi:uwn .
m uiuch (tub in tu cuttit txirr ti.t titi-r ofir
Ob liuiM'.rrd lu 'ifcr li r uiif turn Ul It Itis W
irX tXM.ll ikf llt nf t-.liun' ls,
AtSAttm K J ( lit M Y CO- luitdaO.
iff nil 1 rucr wt. f.
1mk9 UaU. k aUUuf I'Lat tut OUCattljsftUga.
ToiiriBt wliy da you call this a to!
c&doT 1 don't bulUvtt it has Lad an
ruptiou for a thuuwunj years!
Guld Well, the tuUl in un agora In
thla region club together and keep a
fir coluf in It every year during tha
vtafiuQ. Mcgeudurfer iJlaetier.
Important to Mothora
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTOKIA, a Bate and suro remedy fur
tuianU aiil ihlldrrn, and aue that It
In Use For Over IM Years.
The Kind You Have Always Sought
No evil dooms us hopc-lt-nuly except
the evil we love and desire to keep tu,
and make no effort to escape from.
Taltb Is not a blind. Irrational asset.
but an Intelligent reception of the
truth on adequate grouuda.Cbarlesi
HE Tagabanos are dis
consolate, for their
man god, soldier king
is dead. Saltp Aklb
and Sallp Toml, the
pirate Moro chiefs, are
again despoiling the
peaceful and fertile
Island of ralawan, for
was not the man they
bad come to fear as
the devil Incarnate
seen to tumble lnglo-
riously from a boat.
flounder helplessly an.l
sink to the bottom. Lieut Edward Y.
Miller, the governor of the most out
lying of all Vncle Sam's territory, and
Ihe inspired upllfter of Its people, has
been drowned In the course of duty
and where Is the man who w ill be able
to fill bis place?
This Is the question that Is facing
the Filipino government and the Bu
reau of Insular Affairs. This Is the
question that la bringing to light a
piece of work that has been carried
forward In the wilds of the great East
that Is as full of romnnce and accom
plishment as the moat fanciful yarn
ever Bpun by the Imagination.
For Lieut Miller, V. S. A , has for
eight years been absolutely ruler over
"4,000 people; wild, bnrbarie, tinchrla
tlon. He has single-handed brought
peace to those people In the place of I
continuous warfare. Ho has repelled
the Moro pirates In many pitched bat
tles, armed and drilled hU natives and
made his coasts a place to be shunned
of all else by these gypsies of the sea.
Yet Miller dle-i ingloriously a month
ago from falling overboard from a
boat In the still waters of an Inland
stream. The Moros have learned of
the nature of hla death In such a sim
ple emergency that any mere native
would have been able to save nlmseif.
The fear of him and his kind has con
sequently vanished and tho Moros are
again at war.
Ijeaii C. Worcester, American sec
retary of the interior for the Philip
pines, came a little later Into Palawan
to Inaugurate Emergency Governor
Evans, was attacked by the Moros and
much blood has been shed. All Is
chaos In Palawan, where peace has
reigned for six years. The inwilar bu
reau and the provisional government Is
looking the SO.'WO.OOO over for a man
ho can fill the place of tho dead
governor-king, but with little hope of
All of which leads to the story of
Lieutenant Miller. He was at the
time of his death a member of the
Tenty-nlnth Infantry, but had never
seen that regiment and was unknown
to Its officers. This because of the
fart that he had been, since the time
of his appointment, on detached duty
as governor of Pditan. At the
bnnking out of the Spanish-American
war he had been an officer In the Chi
cago militia and bad enlisted. Hla
service was with the Fifth Illinois
Volunteer Infantry and had first tak'n
him to Porto Rico and later to the
Philippines. He served In the outly
ing southern provinces and his supe
riors soon recognized his genius for
getting along with the natives He
cause of It he received his appoint
ment In the regular army and his de
Lieutenant Miller was but 24 years
old when be (list enlisted. Yet be l'ft
a soldier's sweetheart bt-hlnd him In
Illinois and when be received the
permanent detail tho sweetheart came
Into the wild to him and they were
inarrlt-d. All the years between then
and now Mr. Miller has spent at the
side of her himtwnd, and hand In hand
iln'y have sought to lead the way for
thWr rhurgpt from Ihe durkricss of
Imrliiirlaiii to the light of civilization
and to belter living They have l-(t
behind a monument of accomplinli
in i-tit that Is perhup iineiualed in the
hlttory of so small a force working
fur the uplift.
Pulawan Is the very outpost of the
I IiIHh tut s It !! in that gn-at reach
of (lie Iklund that runs out to the
southeast, to days' Journey nearly to
Ilorneo, and separate the China Hea
from Hulu H-- It 1 a strip of laud 20
miles wide and 27i miles long. Tim
bered mountains store the uioloturu
which makes its vrllcys perennially
fTlile. Its long (oust lino offers It
self to the spoliation of the Moro
pirates, who have swarmed through
Ihene waters for centuries and hnve
preyed continuously upon their na
tlvi . The mountain people and those
of the valleys are wild but sweet na
tured and simple. They are the Tug
l iiiios, good OHtured wamlrers, for
whom much h)p is expressed. Yet
all was chaos, and war never teased
in the old dsys.
It was Into these conditions that
Ueutenaut Miller brought his young
w ife. The men of the aru r protrsti-d
against surb exposure, but the young
ollu T believed that be knew the na
liven better than thuy and that he
was snTe with them. He established
himself at Puerto Prlncesa, which had
once been a Spanish town of some 1-n
portance, but bad become a dekcrted
city of the south seas. Here he made
bis capital and hure he began his
work wlih the natives.
Rooti he was able to muster a num
bi-r of chosen young natives Into
lullitia organisation. These be sup-
J if -a
li J MV";
II r-l i.-a. v ( f
1 , rv. Z . v- H I
li ; j ; S
plied with arms and drilled. HI aim
was the repelling of the Moros. Sallp
Aklb had long been the terror of the
coasts. The natives had bin incf
fective aa warriors and the trades
were at tho option of tho pirates.
Lieutenant Miller was well prepared
before he struck a blow.
Then one summer night tho news
was brought that the pimt were
ashore at a village up the coast and
the nntlves were being robbed of their
Mores and animals. The raiders had
gorged themselves, bad stolen a score
ol the pretty women of the settlement
for barter In other ports and were
carousing In the village. The gover
nor massed his constabulary and i rept
upon the town. The pirates were stir
prised, but expected an easy victory.
Hut they had reckoned without the
big American, who was a fiend when
aroused. His followers had been
drilled Into efficiency, but were yet
timid, not knowing their strength
when armed with American guns, luit
they followed their chief to battle In
fairly good part. The pirates were
cut to pli-res and the band broken up
The Amerlcnu that day won for him
self the title of "the demon." The
timid natives learned that they were
able to stand against their hereditary
enemy. The gratitude of the whole
community came to the governor. Re
rulta came to hi arms.
Tho band of Ballp Toml gave the
second big battle In the working out
of the problems of this Isoluted law
and order scheme. "The demon" met
this bund under similar conditions and
the results were the same. The timid
native found that .tbey could HkM
and that they liked It. They plai ed
themselves at the command of the
governor and did his bidding without
(uiestlon. They came to rail him king
and hi word was law. Tbey tarried
the tales if him to the end of the
Island and all the people proclaimed
him. None would have dared stand
against him. even had they not loved
lil us. He gave his order as to cesiw
(Ion of war among the tribes and the
allotment of land. In two year he
had brought peace Into the whole
Island and found It in readiness for bis
ri al programme. The feur of hi arms
among the Moros beenmu so grent
that lor six years before bla death
there was not a piratical raid on any
part of the Island. The natives called
htiu king, and hi powers with them
were absolute. To nil Intents and pur
pose he was In reality king: for them
there was no authority In the laud
Itr-lng a pntrthal man, Lieutenant
Miller knew that If the eoplo pros
pered. It would be through a cultiva
tion of their fertllo soil Tbey were
mostly nomadic, wandc-ing Irom place
to place. He exerted H hla Influence
lo get them to settle down and make
thi inselves permaneLt homes, cultivat
ing more land.
The Tagbano. or Inland people,
were the favorite with the governor.
Tbey were Intelligent, tractable, inn
klcal, lovable. II determined that be
would do aometliln for these people
to fix their habits and tie them to the
soil. It was in the carrying out of
this plan that be lost his life.
The Aborlan river run Inland
through a fertile valley near Puerto
Prlneosa. Twenty si miles up this
stream Governor sillier selected the
sit for a model colony he planned to
plant. Here he would ertct a school
that should be an arlcult'irul and
demonstration plant. Here he would
M't the children of the Tagbanos to
go to the Indiistrfal school On tho
fertl'e lands that lay round about ho
would locate their parents. These he
would show how to farm at the saue
time that the children were attending
school. Ho would teach them the vlr
luii of a farm life by actually demon
stratlng It to them
Governor Miller told his little plan
to th provisional government and se
cured an appropriation with which to
begin It. A little money-he made go
a long way, for the na'ives volun
teered to do the work without charce.
and there wiu not much rail for the
f.ne finish. Ihe colony was this spring
drawing on toward rompleiloit, and
a.- It was the particular pet of the
governor, he formed the habit of run
nlng up- lo see It every night after
work In a gasoline launch.
It was while rYturnlng from one of
these trips that the launch was upset.
Governor Miller, though a great,
strong, athletic man. bad the vulner
able point of an Inability to swim. Tho
men who knew him were surprised to
know that he should drown In a nar
row river. They supposed, of course,
he could swim. Itut when the boat
turned over the King of Palawan, the
savior of tho people, the man who had
Marled the thousands on the road to
development, went unceremoniously
to the bottom and hi native compan
ions dived for hour before they were
able to recover bis body.
Ho there had settled down upon
Palawan the gloom nf the great loss.
The people mourn the death of the
At li Hit as they have never grieved
for anything before. The great work
which be ha estatillslieil lor lliem
at a standstill aud It future la In
doubt. 8 u h work reoulre the gen-
1 1 m ,,f a mtin m tin fit Into lout HUt-h a 1
niMik, and civil service or the dlacre- j
Hon of the men higher up Is nimble :
to determine just wliut are the iUll
ties needed even were the man with
these tualltiea Idealist enough to give
up the world to which he ha been ac
customed lo live among the people of
the wild for the sake of doing good.
And tho Moros, these Samnls or gyp
sie of the sea, are again at their
depredation Tbey had thought this
big American a demon, a thing of
supernatural strength and of charmed
ll'e. Yet he bad sunk and drowned
with bis boat turned over. 80 would
all bi kind. They would throw the
next big American overboard and
Ilcfurc a congressional committee
last winter Major General Hell, chief
of staff for tho army, was telling of
mi 1 ni. of tho remarkable men of that
service and of the effective work tbey
were doing Lieutenant Miller was
cited 'JH tho most prominent of these.
General It II told of his work, and
ronduded by saying:
"1 had beard It stated that be could
not K replaced by a company, prob
ably not by a battalion, and possibly
not by a regiment of troop "
Tnls was merely from the military
standpoint of keeping the peace, and
assuredly the Island overrun with
troop, would not bare tho bnenical
effec t uh.i the natives that waa b
ing accompilsbed by MllUr.
MISSOURI "STATE "
NOTES THAT ARE OF INTEREST
Brief Mention of Matters as They
Occur at Jefferson Cty,
Official and Other
wise. Jefferson City "The cement Indus
try Is still In Its Infancy In Missouri
but, regardleas of thi fact, the stats
already ranWs sixth in number of bar
rela of this necessary commodity pro
duced annually and wyi in two yean
rivi k fourth, if the gains of I'.HiS) ovei
tho procedinn year, continue.
"Two years ago Missouri only bac
two cement manufacturing plants on
then being located In Kails county
near Hannibal, aud the other In St
l-ouis county announces Ijibor Com
mlssiomr J. C. A. Hiller In the
chapter of the 1110 Red Hook devotei
to this Industry, and then continue!
his treaties with the further statomenl
there were four cctner.f !
manufactories In full operation In t be ' living to tho grandeur or 1IW. runup
state. On of the two new ones being j Urooks.
In Jackson county, not fur from Kan
sas City, and the fourth Just outside ! 11. rt.oTnre Anr l su.htt.t.
, , . ,.. , , Keef them white wi'.h Red t pnm 1V1I lime,
of St. i.ul. The ner future w 111 ftfTruccr, ll Urge 3 ox . p.cW,
see another such a plant In full blast j
in Caie Girardeau county. There li i There Is a duty of pleasure as well
room for more In Missouri, one for ' a plea.turo of duty. 811a K. Hock
Greene county near Fpringtlcld and Ing.
another In Jasper county near Jophn. !
Still uuother In St. Louis county and a
feeond such an establishment for
Jackson county, would find a good
market for all the i-cn nt they could
Three-quarters of a million children :
this month will enrol In Missouri
schools. More than 2".0.'i' o .Missouri
children cf school age will nit enroll'
in Missouri schools. One-fourth ol
the entire school population for va ,
rio-.is reasons, larg- ly economic, wi'l
t.ot avuil themselves of the opportunl-
ties for tch.Kil training offered free,
by Missouri's system of public schools, j
1'or the first time In Missouri the chil-!
drcn of school age exceed I.IK'1.W0 In j
nitmber. To be evact. a tho school j
ensus permit the number Is 1,00.'.,- j
0:'2. Missouri ha l.l.i'Oii more toy !
than girl of school ae six thousand
more bos than girls attend the state s
public hoo's T!w hxil attendance
grow slowly, as the boot enumera
tion In Missouri grows slowly The
Increase Indicated by uneia figures
that have thus far Ixeo made public
Is entirely In the l!y dlsirlits. Cou
trary to gei.eral In hf-f. the large fain
llli s are not In the country. The coun
try district Indeed show a decrease
in the number of si luml children.
Ni gro chi. drill show a decrease In!
numlM-rs Although there has been
an actual Increase of LM.i'iiM In the
total r.uli:hcr of Mlsour! ti hool t hll
drm, there is a decrease of nearly a
thousand In the number of mitro chil
dr- n In ten y-ars the ccrise In the
number of t-egro ihildren 1 more
t!:ii i Nor do the school figures
Indicate that negroes are flocking to
the rules On the rontrary. the de
crease is larger In the cltn than In
the country dis-rtcts The negro prob
lem Is not acute in Missouri
Gov. Ma. Hey parolcil Louis )eker
of St Louis from the penitentiary,
where he served li month of a five
year' sentence for bribery lie was a
I member of the St. Ionl house of dele.
gate and was caught In the boodle
er isaile Iw-eker weighs more than
ten pound and never was Inside of a
cell In thi' penitentiary because the
doors are too narrow. He slept In the
guard house. Ills sire prevented him
f'om working at a regular trade and
he passed hsa time In the stables ol
When the supreme court meets lu
Octirbcr, It wilt spMiltit another 'c-
f-ial commissioner to take the testi
mony lu the ouster of Ihu altoricy
general attains! the lumber ompanie
; Jutlstci Theodore llrace, who came
nrr,. , llU, i,,, r,.lKrt In the harvest, r
,. ....i-,,,.,! , eommUslouer In tint
lumber cane he ause of fulling heallh
a a result of the hard wois clone in
the hrvct case,
William II. Johnson, auditor of the
Mlsaouri r'aie Immigration commis
sion, has sent hi resignation to Gov
ernor Hadley Private buslues diltle
was given a the reason for his re
Governor Hadley ha appointed !
Judue William li Homer excise com-j
mlHslotier of the city of St. Louis, vice !
Henry S. Catilfiriii, Ifstgned. Judge
Homer will resign from the circuit!
bench to accept the appointment.
William H. Ililcy was appointed by
Gov. Hadley (ounty superintendent of
public schools of Cedar county, to
succeed George 1. Ryan, resigned.
The board of curators of the stl
university met here and named the
following SiUU'lntces: 1'lioma llelht,
assistant In latin; Gaetano Chavlc-i-hia.
lustructnf of romance languages;
Miss Murgaref Austin of Mobile, Ala.,
Inst rut tor In physical education for
I women; T. K. Jones of Madison, Wis.,
'lost rui tor lu physical education tor
men; H J. Dasresearch, assistant In
the college of agriculture; Krank W.
( ''kB ,f "eald.burg. Cal ; H. K Rid
I M'Sy"'. " "r.hn
1,r"01 ' Kans.s City, sludwut assist-
ants lo journalism.
Pecke Mrs. Swel'ilngton a stun
ning woman, Isn't she?
Weeks I should think so, Fhe hit
roe with ber automobile the other dsy,
and It was two hours before 1 wok
Good for Sore Eves. '
for 1 year l'ETTITS EY K S W.VE hse
pMM(ivrly cute I eye Htf--s rri-rv h-r.
All dmitts or Iluward llro.,liuil!v, N.Y.
We reduce life to tho pettlnens ol
vir dally living; wo should enact our
lil Ufet-M frl fU CWI O U. H fcAaf Uf tit
Truth, like cork, will be uppermost
at one time or another, though k-il
dow n In tho water. Isaac. Taj lor.
))c' Ihn-'er rir-nr. Or'ir'ssJ
!iuier ri'...t.', Jo trii.'it.
Tin 1 oil
I would say to ail: I'se your gcnV
lest voice at home. Hllhu liurrltt.
7. L. DOUGLAS
ITT 8 V&.0O. WJO, i Or), UJO, M 00, W OO
wOaflf IsiM. U,slit, H
orr jjx). taM x txoo
FOR 30 VEAKS
Tkov are MUtly tk
eunt yrut taw -! '
1m ta pcic la Anwuca.
tV-J hs), Bt h-ttrr.
ft tiua otlwf mXe ;
The- ana wwtlwly li Cj-fr. f&J '
ntovt ecMKMr.il shot 'of m u Vuf. W. L.
IMi f l nji n- -4 ' K rtrt rl an SLmis4
es tti lH(MW -- vain ftjr ctri.
Taata mo sumiitutii ii Mn tNi
C vl SiTJr rs -) OrAri Clfc
v. i wu' .1 at), i
TAada of Stool
For Miner. Quarrymrn, Farmer and AS
, Mm Who Do Rough Work
Ttvery man should we..r them. Ti er
t ssvw shoe money. Lighter than c.
! Csvr. Lazily attacho.1 by any col l ier.
I Outwear the shoe. Your shoe dealer
I ha shoes already fitted with 11. em.
, hco.l for booklet that toll all alout
UNITED SII0I- MACIILNLRY CO.
rts pes) Je.ni pnatAl for
li f-rre rax'sags
Essj of l'aitlue,
Better avoid mors rrosavmlral
thsua liquid ttt)tlr)
ro aij. Toarr cur.
Give eoa a swMt brewlhirUan, while,
(wra-fre tHlb atifikally cl-n
mouth aw! taMt- tmriiM the brraiH
after iswldii dUpsli all digi swable
persptratio awl aody edors mach p
pirwcieiwl by dinC worn a. A qua
rpdy (r sotw eye soul ulmrrk.
A latle PuM powticr J!.
d)1 la a t' M Ixa wtJB
ssska a dkllul aotiMptic so.
kabos pinwn stfjcdmry
cUiimi, garnuts!l and hsl
iuf powst, aad tlxviksdy Knw
Usa. Try a SampU. ivV. s
Unj bos at druuf V-V aiaj.
VU. ,MMVAIirSA U
Salts and Castor
tad atuff never cure,
Jf 1 only maiea lotrels mov be
cause it irritate and ckkU them,
tike poking finger in your eye. The best
Dowel AJictn ig Caaearvta.
Every SaJu and Castor OQ user should
jet a bo ol CASCARET3 and trf
tJicm just once. You'll ape. Ma
Ctm Ms ' twintcMM).
All dflMV'M. b IffHl MllM e MI
wutla -wii-hki buaM a awwta.
Ml . him