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fl Sometime tlnpprna,
"Of course," says the shoe dealer, "lion
re time whrri it U f.cccinjiy to strctel
the truth .1 trille."
"Yc, sir," niiwotcd the head cili'Momi
"and nftrn a fellow has to stietch a lie."
"I don't hoc how?"
"Will, when ii woman with n No. f) foot
declare th.it a No, .'I shnen just he rs be inn
nka you to put it on the (hoe Ml etcher ovci
right 'just to make Ihehislcp a hlllehighrt.
TLat' one of the times'." S, Y. Time.
"Vri; lie ptopoed," Miss Pass-ay cor.
limied, hlmhirig, "and when papa came into
the room lie found me in .Mr. Hugging'
".Ah, now I fee," exclaimed Mns Spoil!!
"I wondeicd what yom father imant tudaj
wlifn I hcaid him ttlling my father thnl
ill. Ihigitins had nn old head on yol.sg
ITlia. TIVI93IIU) UUIIUIU, lit I.),
curedof kidney troublcbyLydiaE.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
Of nil the dibcasoN known with which
the female organism isnfllioteel, kidney
disease is the inost fatal. In fact, un
less prompt and correct treatment is np
plied, t he wenr.v patient Keldom survives.
Ilcing fully awaru of this, JM rs. Pink
liam, early in her career, iave rnreful
i,ttidy to the subject, and in producing
her (rreat rcmcdv for wouiihi'h ills
l.ydi.i H. IMiiIcIiiuii'm VcKntubta
Compound made sure that it con
tained the correct combination of
herbs which was certain to control
that dreaded disease, woman's kidney
KciMl What Mrs. Wcisslifz Says,
"I)i:au Mim. I'inuiiam: L'or two
years my life was simply a burden, I
buffered so with female troubles, and
p.iln.s across my bad' and loins. The
doctor told me that I had kidney
troubles and prescribe d for me. For
three months 1 tool: his medicine, but
(trow steadily worse. Mvhusband then
advised me to trv I. Villa INllk
liniu's VK:tal)ln Compound, and
brougbl hoiiuia bottle. It is the great
est blcasinir ever brought to our home.
Within three months I was a changed
woman. My pain bad disappeared, my
complexion became, clear, my eyes
bright, and my entire system in good
shape." .Mr.s. I'alt.a U'imssi.itz, lTfi
Henera St., liiifl'alo. N.Y. tnnno forfeit
It o'hilnal nf attivckttir proving jcnumneii cannot
111 liixp run Air lii lb
umiil iturm. Tin b.it
wswiproot rlottiln. iutd..
All ! uj lur .11 kind,
of work. A.k jour (l.tl.r or
Mod for C.UIOfU.
H. . MHUktMl, MtUln.
10 CENTS. 1 V&O&SeF
Hearing of Appeal Begun In United
States Supreme Court.
GOVERNMENT'S BRIEF FILED
UiichHhmn of I.iim Which, (lie io
rriiiiienl Mtitiiliilns), Mninlil
Kneli lit A nun crcil In
I In- . Ill I'lit I s
Washington,. I)':e 1".. Tlio supreme
court began licarlug iirfiumciilK In the
case of tlio Northern Securities Co.,
.lame:, .1, Hill. .1. I'lerpotit Morgan,
Daniel H. l.amont and olhcrfl. vs. Tlio
United Slutes, coming to this court, on
nppcft! from tlio decision ol the circuit,
court lor the district or Minnesota.
That decision was to the effect that tlio
purcliai;is of the greater share of tlio
stock of the two railroad companies
coils! Ruled a merger and was contiary
to the Sherman anti-trust law.
The brief of the government In the
case was tiled In the United Stales su
premo c'jurl .Monday. The document
was prepared by Alt'y.-tien. Knox and
Asst. Att'y.-C.en. Day and covers 180
After stilting that the bill In tlio
case was originally brought by the
government lo refit niln the viloatlon of
the anll-lriist lav, by the Northern Se
curities Co, In the oiir-.ollilatloii of tho
Northern Pacific: and the (ireul North
ern railroads, and thai the decision of
the court below was favorable lo the
contention of the United States the
brief enters into the following specifi
cations :ls to the reasons lor tho ac
tion: I. Tho lines of lailway operated by
the clelenilanlil, the Croat. Northern
Hallway Co., and Northern I'acllli:
Hallway Co., aio parallel and compet
ing. '1. Thai the combination is in re
straint of Interstate commerce and a
The i one hiding paragraph of Judge
Thayer's opinion In the idicult court i-
limited, as humming up the argument
bearing cm tho tacts id tho can", as iol
lows: "At the present time the Northern
Secuinles Co. la I he owner of about
!Hi per cent, of all the stock of the
Northern I'aclllc Co., and I ho owner of
about, "ii per cent, of all the stock of
the Cieal Northern Co. The scheme
which wn;- thus devised and consum
maleii led inevitably to I lie following
First. It placed llie iiiiiliol of the
two roi.ds In the hand.-, ol a single por
t,on, to-wll, Hie Northern Securities
Co. by vliluo of I's owiierfhip of i
lingo majotlty of the slock of both
Second. It deslioyed every motive
lor competition bet weun two roads in
interstate tratllc, which weie natural
c uinpol llors for liitslnesH, by pooling
the ii.rnlugs of the two roads for the
loiiimon bc'iielil ol the stockholders ol
both ci.mpanles; and, according lo llio
luminal i iile that everyone is pre
sumed lo Intend what Is the necessary
coneoucnee of his own acts, when
done wilfully and deliberately, we
nnii't conclude that those who con
ceh ! and executed the plan aloresald
Intended, among other Ihlugs, to ae
i oiuii1k1i those objects.
The ipiesllons of lav; growing out of
the iiitcment of fans, are presenlei..
"I Mas a combination been accom
plished by moans of I ho Not I lien Se
curllieH Co., In violation of Section I
of 'in acl ol cimgiess approved July 'i,
U!Mi. enllllcd 'An act lo protect, trade
anil cm ercn against unlawful re-
traln'H and monopolies,' hereafter
called the anti-trust in f
'"I Have the cleionihints monopo
lized oi attempted to moiiopollze any
purl ol the lnteinate or foreign com-mei-ee
of the 1'iiiied HtalcM In viola
tion of Section 2 of the ant l-t rust act?
"l Was tho relief granted by the
circuit court authorized by law?"
Tho government maintains that each
of thi'M. cpicHtlons should be answered
In ho ulllt nmtlve.
JAPS LANDED AT MOKPHE.
The (laenxliHi Win. n MlilUa Hint
iiiihir Cureiiii (',,,, Hi-. Cni
lileeil In rmrlm, Coiii-i-tKlnii,
Seoul, Dec in - The Japanese lanilcil
marines at Mokplie Sunday, lo suppress
rioting during a Htrlko among laborers,
It Is leporled t!.;n they t,., ,,
mob, killing Kovoral people. The strike
was among Corean coolies employed In
tho foreign concession, which precipi
tated clashes among tho Coreans anu
Tho affair, It Is thought, may churu
local complications and It Is possible
Itussla may send a warship should tho
Corean government resent tho landing
of marines by Japan.
Mokplie Is a town on thi. southwest
roast of Corea. It has about 0,000 Inhabitant!)
VOTING FOR GENERAL STRIKE
Tradco Councils in Chicago Plan
For 30,000 Men to Walk Out.
Till niifxlliiri or Clrilei-lliK n .Strike
(if I lie Mnel. Viiril l'.lii)1i"'li
U I'rnellentl. NellliMl.
Chicago, Dec lij. 1'alilng In their at
tempt to secure lavorahlo terms, del
egale.s to llie packing traded councllti
Monday decided to go ahead Avlth their
plans for a general strike of tho HO.OOO
stock ynrd employes, The question of
ordering a strike will ho voted on by
the various unions.
Tho action met with the approval of
the meeting of oleomargarine workers
held Monday night. Tlio packing trades
council held Monday decided that noth
ing I. tit a settlement of tho coopers'
r,trll;o on terms accepltthlo to tho strik
ers can prevent a general strlkic.
While, they are pieparlng for a walk
out, the olllcors of tho union are en
doawirlng to avoid trouble if possible.
Headed by Michael Donnelly, their in
ternational president, the roproacnta
tlve:) of the employes called on I ho
packers Monday. They discussed the
demands id' the coopers, tho puckers de
claring the wore willing to pay U5ccnlH
an hour. They stipulated, however,
that what they term "light repair
work" should he done, by boys at tho
rate of in cents an hour. Thin latter
demand of the packers led to the break
ing off of the conference, the men de
claring that ti,li)0 strikers would ho
thrown out of work. Another confer
ence will ho held to-day.
SERIOUS FIRE ATPITTSBURG.
I'l ri'iui-ii III ci-coiiie li.v Miml.1 mid
.Sol IiiiinI V lllirneill l,iin Will
!(- i-ll ill l.ciml Kl.-.O.OOO.
Pittsburg. Dee. I," Alter an excit
ing light of four hours In the bitter
cold Monday firemen succeeded In sub
duing one of l ho in'M. stubborn and
ihingerotii. fires tho dcparl nietit has
keen c alled cm to handle for some lime.
Spontaneous oombuslou Is the only
cause given (or the lire, which was
llrst discovered on llie seventh lloor of
the Arrot power building. The loss
will roach at least if 1. "0,01)0, dlslrlbtited
between ihe Michigan Furniture Co.,
Ilawsthoine Kngravlng and Printing
Co., K. W. Hague Klcctroplallng (Jo.,
the! Plumber Supply jfo., the. (.'buddy
Chewing Cum Co. and other smaller
oeoupun'H of the building. Tlio losses
are pretty well coveied by insurance.
("apt. William llcnnott of engine
o.r.pany No, U and Joseph Furby,
no: ilenian. wire overcome by smoke
and we-e Horloui-ly burned before theil
comrades could ii sette them.
DROPPED DEAD IN COURT.
II Aueil I tilell'ofln Dleil of lli.firt
nlM-ut'i' .1 He Sleplletl lllln
llie WllnenH IImi.
Chicago, Dee 1.1 Alter having
walked slowl.v acro.-s the crowded court,
room, and 1usi as he wjui preparing lo
step into llie witness bo, John '.I.
Flu her, 70 yarn of age, ;mhI called as
a willies:; Monday in a laiceuy case
belore Judge Walker lu Hie cilmlnal
court, suddenly pitched forward and
dropped do'id at tho feet of tho Jury
men. Th" aged man died Instantly, sup
posedly of heart disease. He did mil
mutler a word nor move a muscle after
he dropped to the Hour.
The court room was I brown , Into con
fusion, and extra liallllfc. wore neces
sary to keep hack the throng as the
body was can-led out and removed la
SIX SAILORS ARE DROWNED.
ScInM)iMr Sn IIim-m Mosar Orl vn
. nlifiM II iir I ijk ti I'lrrrr Jnle
fiutJ tl mi Itiiitril IitiMl.
St Johns, N. F., Dec. in.--During the
flerce gale Sunday night the schooner
Sailors' Home was driven ashore at
St. Mary's hay and tho crew of six per
sons perished Tho schooner Is now a
derelict, and was seen drifting about la
the ocean Monday,
This Is the second disaster of the
kind In Ihe last two weeks, Hie pre
vious one being tho wreck on Forryland
Head, near Cape Hace, of tho Danish
s-ehooner Slgrld. On that occasion fish
ermen were lowered 1!0U feet down the
face of Ihe cllffa by means of ropes,
rescuing the bodies of tho live members
of the crow and giving ihem Christian
burials. The crow of Ihe Sailors' Home
1-avo not yet been seen, hut. I bey wlli
probably ho washed ashore to-day.
GREAT HONOR CONFERRED.
ror. IIiiiiuIi I'.li-elrrt In .ImiiM-latr
Mi'iiilM'rlili In the II i ct I Axlritn
iimleill .Hiii-IfI)' ill I.iiiiiIiiii.
Chicago, Dec. If., Prof. Oeorge V.
Hough, 1i member of tho faculty of
Northwestern university, and promi
nently known an an authority on
asliouoniy, wa notified by cable Mon
day that lie had been elected to asso
ciate membership in tho Koyal Autron
ornlcal Society of lmdon. This Is con
rHorcd one of tlio greatest honor (hat
Qnocr Hninvt Jtnilr In Ih'lnppllefta
tlmi f Iiiiiialnullve
Spenkinij of 'queer bunks' oeracioniiny
rnnc e by p.istois in nddtejhig tlieir faithlul
lloik, heie is otic that I t,.liik taken the
enke, obc.-rved n New Vorkor to foms
friends a tiny wen- cliatting at Hip club,
flirorditij? to tlso Titiiei.
"Tlie case in qiii'fttinti win i.lml of n ynutiR
cletBynun wliu.' liii.igiii.ition Viiietitne
exceeded ln.i commnii M'tirc. At nay rate,
on one occaiiun he began liN piajcr as fob
"'tlK Lord, w llnnli 'I'liee ilmt tl.ore it
one i. ma 1 1 cp.uk id grace leiiiniiilng in our
lienrts. Water it, we bviecvli Tntc, Ob
liotd, water it.'
"'J'lial rvinindt me of the favorite climnx
of the niitiHtcr of tin: one eliiileli in a little
country plate wlicic 1 was staj-ing one
fiuiuiier," n-imirl;ed one of Hie othciii when
the luigli had nliidcd. "He wan of ex.
tieinely pncilii! tcmleiicie" .'mil Micly ended
his ir.iycr by any other phiae than the
"'Oh lord, we pray 'I'liee that tlie dnTe
of peace and the eagle of fiicdimi may ioar
hcavenw.it d tiigetln i, braring between them
a banner witli O'o inollo, "M pbiubiu id,
nuin," A-a inc-n.' "
Neil Mnny WiiriU lleiiulreil to Tell
Hum (he U Imle Tlilnir
'Private" John Allen, according to the
New Voik Times, in le.-pniHihle lor thii
Last year theie were a number of
claims tor damn gen lit ought ngaiiiht one
of the lailieiaelrt in MiiHiiipi by the fnrrn
eis in a certain county of that (date.
TIichc claims muse out of the fact that
many hogs had been killed by the trauin
of the railroads in ipicitioii. A mixed
commission was funned of milium! men
nud others to ileleimme the equity of
these claims. Among olhe; questioned
by this tommiKhioii was an old darky who
claimed to hnxe been an I'ye-witnois of
the niitiihilatioii of one hug.
Said the chiiii man of the commission to
"Tell lis, in as few winds as ponHihle,
how thin beg was killed."
Old Zeph shifted ,i huge end uf tobaeel
from one cheek to the other, cleaied hii
tlnoat. ami then reiihed:
"Well, nail," Haid he. "as nearly as I kin
nial.o it out. it was i!h way: JJe tiain
touted and den till, him!" .
Valley City, X. Dak . Dee. II.- Two year
ago Mr. .Matilda M lloitctiur of tin place
riilTeieil a gloat iltal with a i!.uiuis in her
head. She was until uf this by a lemedy
called D.idd' Kidnej 1'ilU, and has not been
Sliuiliy al'tei wanb she had a bad bilious
at lack and tor 1'n. she u.ed Diamond Din
ner 1'ilb and was completely eiued in a
In Jaiuiary, lO'l.l. hiu had un attack uf
Kciatiea of winch sin-
"I .i- ;i 1 1 1 -1 fei-lplc-'.s with thcHcialiei,
but lemiinbei ing what Dndd's Knlne
Pills and Diamond Dinner Pills had done lur
ire hefuie. I i ommeiii ed a tR-at merit, ul
tlie-e inediiines ami in tlnee weeks I was
completely icstoied lo health. I haw
great faitli in luce meilii ine.s for they have
been of io miieli benelit to me."
Dodd's Kidney 1'jll.s ale wiy i0iii1ji in
I! lines County, having made a gloat many
M'lcndid eiiics uf Sci.H iea, l!heumatii.m and
Kidney Tiunhlcs. Many lamibt'k me no
After expn --nig her gt.itilnde to all who
"admnii-leieil iu ni dial husband in his
fital aieklie-s" a Lniven w ul tli women add",
m her can! of thanhs: "Ami espei eib) ttie
accident iliMil.inee .igent. Ml. I'aillueU, who
asMiics ine thai longestion of llie -loinai ll
comes under the head uf ai eidenta."- Kan
sas City Stai.
Used in Millions of Homes.
40 Years the Standard. A
Pure Cream of Tartar Pow
der. Superior to every other
known. Makes finest cake
and pastry, light, flaky bis
cuit, delicious griddle cakes
palatable and wholesome.
Note. Avoid baking powdcrr. made from
Pmcr. Bakinq alum. They look like pure powdera.
Powder Co., and may raise the cake, but alum
Chicago, i a poison and no one can cat food
mixed witlt it without injury to Ucaltfc
OS TUB ''nt'DR" TltAIIT.
Johnii)- Ili-iiiiiiuer. lVhn la SldM
Trnekcil lo Id lli Mnilicil mi hf,
tJirtnip IiIn hv n II in i-ii I h rrunrdo
Inu Hull Smirrli 'I'rnlii.
"It lia been, my ilrcain of joy miprera
lo tide in pluaii and velvet fplmdor
Pallor car for unwell Inilinder
Plnfu.,.. t I ...i.l. .....11 f...l
i.tiuiiii l(.lli.is ltllll II AIHII IIIUII 1VUUCT
On the llogulur 1. united 'J'laiu
j Klectric bell right iitnlcr your nose
Porter to I'ome ami hi ush your tlothet
tirub in the diner the het that giowa
A downy bunk fur a night's leposa
Oa tlio Regular Limited Ttaiu
Itifl! IS.mg! a mile a minute
So other method of navel in in It
I want to go i iiiping, skipping and zippinf
Away on the Limited 'iiain.
These linea nto not on'ginal with nic. Thej
ate taken fiom a tuiieliil little ditty tutijl
in Ceurge Adc'a comedy "Peggy from Paris.
The jingle danced through my tiiiiin th
other day as we lay on the Biding at Prairi
.limcliiin, or tome fetich place, to let the
Santa Fo'h we'd bound t'ubfoinia Limited
go by, It was a gorgeciim tlain of palace
cars, and behind the plate glais observation
winUo beaiily and limhinii and jouth nne
old age weie lolling among the luxuriant
cushion, Mime visiting, some reading, aorns
..i,..,..,. .1.,,;.,,. .....?.. .....I.;.. ,.ii.
j ...... ruin,- in. iiiiik ...aiun
cigar HnoKe, miiiic gating dieamily through
the wimlow'd at 'the iasiug cities, and
fields, ami forests anil livers.
I stood on the (car platform of the lait
cr of our tiain and watched the California
Limited as she faded away toward the gold
en west, And 1 thought of the ililfci enco
between travel now and travel in the days
of 'W, when it tool; the gold-weker half a
long, weary year, Idled with all kinds of
haKlshipi', to tiavel the distance that isnow
covered in lluee day. 1 thought of the
slowly moving wagons, the diiftl, the atones,
the: jolting, the thrist, the hunger, the
homesickness, the btiaildiho crossing of
plains, the laborious climbing of mountains,
the weary chugging weeks, the never ending
trail. , ' I
In thee palace that hail just glided T
were people going to the fame place lo
spend the winter months w here the elimaio
is peipetual summer. And they were nt
m i . ... . i - . ir I. ...I
ti ti.l i'n Itn. fltiv linn. itif. velvet enstiinns nf
their scats weie to bo made deeper still by
pillows and thy weie to spend a delightful
p:ut of their time in the gilded and glittering
dining car, wheie evety dainty that ever
tickled the palate is cntitingly served in
short, they weie to have on the trip alt the
enmfoit of home--and of the best kind of
I stood there and watched thcni pans out
of sight while my soul was consumed with
envy. Ihit I deiived some conolation out
'of iesolving that s-omctime I, too, would
see Califninii. and I plumbed myself that
if I ever did go theie it would be oyer tlio
Santa IV. "JOHNNY DKUMMKll."
Mr. TiueKer "I think I shall give up my
business, mj dear. I might as well h.i,v
some good out of my money." Mm. Ttuck.
or- -"Oh, not jot, t-'amuel! Hut when one id
Us dies, I shall give up hoii-e:eeping utild
see a liu e ol ll.euollil. 1 un n am II oui
S(o(w llie I.'oiikIi
and works ulf the cold. Laxative llroroft
Oilillilie 'I'ablets. Pi ice 'Hi e ent.s
Nubility of eharaetei maiufentK itself at
loopholes when it is nut pi undid w ith huge
duurs. -Maiy K. Wilkuis.
Pivo's Cine for Coiisiimptioti is an infalli
Ide medii'im: for coughs ami colds. X W.
Samuel, Oeeau drove, N. J., Feb. 17, 1!W0.
They wlio cuuit lame never win it
nam n . i ill ll .
1 Mlnnm I'.ulele.is Dyes cost but 10 cenla
per p.n l.agu.
Confidence it the seeiet of trength.-
"" ba grnii'.ect lo an aiitr'jnoracr.