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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1912.
The War Fifty Years Ago
Decisive Battle of Stone's River (Murfreesboro).
Tenn., Won by Federals Rosecrans' Army Forces
Brad's Confederates to Retreat Federals Are Taken
by Surprise at First and Meet With Heavy Losses on
the Hard Fouht Field General McCook's Corps
Driven Back General Thomas Holds Firm In the
Center and Saves the Day Confederates Recapture
Galveston, Tex. Forrest, the Raider, Defeated.
plane. When, as frequently happens. ;
It la necessary to abet down a power
ptant operated by one or these utrearai
the nozzle Is deflected by means of a 1
powerful set ot gears. Chicago Uec-ord-Berald.
foil retreat but his staff hronpbt atar
tllns news to headquarters after their
morning tour of the lines. They had
discovered a whole division of Fed
erals, with butteries In position on the
heights east of the rlTer. where they
could raks lengthwise the Confeder
ate right wing ou the west baDk. That
force must be destroyed at once or i
Brags must retreat from the ground he
had captured two days before. Bragg i
sent Breckinridge with three brlgadea '
which be held on the west bank to i
dash across and attack the Federals. I
The Federal regiments a&d batteries
on the plateau when the Confederates ! Seme of the Advantages of Far-
CLOSER TO FARM
sprung the attack and also a beary
artillery reserve, with supporting regi
ments on the west bank, having range
across the stream, were under com
mand of General T. L. Crittenden
Bv rn!n CEO. I KILMER. Lit v.i.V tlardee pitbered bis troops In hand i Crittenden saw the lines on the east
SARKLY in war do the lender
of opposing armies p!nti to
strike nt exnrtly the mime tiiije
and in the snnie manner. This
happened with General W. S. Rose
crniiR and General Braxton Brusg at
Utonc's River. Tenn.. Dec. 31. Istrj.
Itn: "?'n line extended ou to:!i side
of the river. Ib.Necrans held bis troops
In hand 0:1 n nidi? of tlie river, part
of them beinc wider order to cross
early la the morning and attack
Brake's rUrlit flank. General J. C.
Dreckiiiriilf-'e's corps formed Brnggf
right wing and G neral V. J. Hardee's
corps his left wing. The battie plan
of the Confederate commander wa
Washington. Dec. 30. A New Year's
gift by the American government to
the American people will be a thor-!
oughly equipped domestic parcel post. !
Following consideration of the subject
in a general way for a third of a cen-'.
tury, congress, last August, authorized
the postmaster general to establish
eight cannon opened fire. The guns j ttie new system Jan. 1. 1913.
were about 100 yards from the river' In actual operation, it is expected
and poured 100 shots a minute into j that the parcet post will bring the ;
the swarming muss of Confederates on ; factory and the farm into closer touch 1
the opposite slope. j Wlth the 'consumer, and that it may i
During this ntht between Ereckin- reduce the-eost of living. The largest 1
pass i ridge aD(j Crittenden a fresh Federal ' city and the most obscure hamlet i
brigade reached the camp of Rosecrans. alike will enjoy the advantages of the
eels Post System to Be
Effective Jan. 1.
and burled ttiem in one mass upon ah j bank Riving way before Breckinridge's
that remained r Rosecrans- right j onslaught and the enemy's eager sol
wiiig. It was swept away. Sheridan's j dler8 rushing pellmeU In pursuit down
undaunted but ill xtnrred division j the sloping bluff, pointed out the tbrill
ainong the rest. Behind the retreating j ing scene to hi chief of artillery and
Federals lay a wide canebrake. and j exclaimed. "Major, you must cover my
along the edges of the thicket tood , nien with Tour runs"' Instantlv flftv-
tne center corps or t.enerni eorge li.
Thomas. Thomas was to tie the rock
of t!:e buttle and stand firm whichever
way The tenting went on his rigLt or
left. The old hero formed his line In
the-woods with gaps for the retreating
rvgimeiits and batteries to
Several attempt" were made by the ; bringing up a wagon train with rations parcel post. It will be open to all on j
pursuing conreoenites to cnarge in to the hungry troops, who had faBted ! precisely equal terms.
! since the battie of Dec. 31. When word 1 The new system will be a direct
of this reached Bragg he saw that . competitor of the express companies,
Rosecrans was Dot in retreat tior likely I particularly on small package busi
ness. By it, shippers practically may
send from their own doors, parcels to !
Other Events of the "Week.
Dec. 30. YSC2. the redoubtable Con-"
j to abandon his ground and himself or
dered a withdrawal from the contest.
any one of the 60,000 postofflces in the
United States. !
The rates of postage for parcel nos- '
j federate cavalryman. General . N. B. ( matter differ radically from those of
; l orresi. tths ueaien wiiu ouus in uia
! lovor. The raider was aimiug to es
I cape his pursuers in west Tennessee.
! and the decisive point for him was
i I'arker's Crossroads. One of the de
tachments in pursuit was led by Colo
nel Dunham. Fiftieth Indiana.
Forrest opened the fight with artil
lery and then led three mounted regi
ments on a charge squarely in the
rear of Dunham. Though caught be
tween two fires, the Indiana colonel
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cr..'i-:R.-.T. i.. ii. ?:irssF..r. r. s. a., and gkntrai. n. n. thomas.
r. ., i'i:i'KM)i;Ks of tiih ci:.nti:r at stoxh's kiveu.
tlint I'.recklnri!-:" should stand fast
v hile llanice pushed forward In i
fiiTce ntta'-ii v., it RoseTans' riglit
corps, which was under General A.
ilcD. ilcOril; 1:c-."tm!is ordered Me
Cimli to h 1 ; 1 1 : I fast wl'iie his left. 1111
1er 'rittetiden. ii:i''!,;-d acii ss the riv
er mi-! fell npo I'.recl. inriilci'.
At "iiwn nf day. while Mct.'ook's
men were "Urv; mi early l-reakfust in
jititieip-tteei tV;ht:iig J'liead. liar
lee's I 'oiife liT.-les rus'i" I Hotl tiielll
la their hiv eacs. ln-iishlug aside the
skirmish lia,. like ho much ha'.T. At
tie' Mime tiH iiieni i YitteiiMeii's tirsl di
vision, having w.oIimI f'e river, was
laliorlni; ep (he slopes to attack l'.n-ck-lari
Ke I!"seaiiiis epet-te l thatJ'rit
t ! i li - ti wi-uld li.'feat l!-e -l.inr! !e.
Je the Ii.hii of Murf; (-'. or n::J
cat r.ra-tg's main rrr.iy ff from its
I ase ;--r.::r hoped to saia .li Rse
rails' li.ht f ml center mid efiti't the
capture of the entire nrmv.
rcderat Line "clle: Tip."
Hardee's nttaik was what n.iii'nrj
fiicti call a r. Kins' up of the enemy's
line. lie bctau at the est re lie end
uad crushed o.ie b:ii:;. !e alter another
In detail The I'eiicial
the extreme riglit was Colonel Aug;i.-t
Yi'illleh's Tliii'ty-stH-oiid ItuKaua, cot'i
posed of Germans. While the men
v ere ma!, In:,' coffee Willich vent to
division heiiilipiai'ters for instructions.
Ihrec eoiiipiniivs of the regiment were
on pli'ket nt the front niul w ere I'Mt off
by the attack from joining the remain
lug seven companies nt the lion:.c.
comniMt.it. Put I
der him. Mini wis wounded r, ml
tnkeii iriso::er hy llan'ce's men. The
seven coii..nn!e-- Inistily formed lu line
Fverytiiin In T Fei'.cral aamps was
tl'.eti moving io escape the rtvalatiche
t.'oiifed";:ite liayonets sweeping
duvn upon theni. A hattery !th
f r.i.'h!eici1 horsi-s hurst tl.roiith the
GcruiHti rn'iks. but there was no panic.
I.Ike the veterans tliey were, they
formed m line about the guns and e.s
corted them tut.-k. repulsing several at
tempts of the enemy t take them.
Kvery regiment had n similar experi
ence. Willich itmmiiideJ n hrliradc of
five regiments. a;.d in n few minut-v
5iX) men had been killed or woiir."" '
Genera! K. N Kirk's brigade, the ;
in line, lost as many, and its le:,
was wound -d. At the etui of an hour
tie remnants of Mct'ook brigades
formed a line of battle T.t' strong
sgainst this Hardee hurled Ui.'XKJ sol
diers Three des;eritte assaults were
repulsed by the ntnl.iunted l-'eiterals
fc'CVernl brigade lenders fell, but the
Hue kept its front and gave ground
lowly until It reached the position of
General !' II Sheridan's division.
j masses upon Thomas and break
I through. Failing in that, they began
other classes of mail. First, second
and third class, mail matter now is
transported at a flat rate for any.dis- I
tance. Parcels post rates are based up ;
on a series of zones and they increase ;
as the distance increases. The first i
zone includes all territory within a '
radiu-g of approxima ely 50 miles from .
the postoffice at which the parcel may i
be mailed; the second, 150 miles: the
third. 300 miles; the fourth, 600 miles: j
the fifth. 1.000 miles! the Ri-r-li 1 tan !
fa-vd half his men about and charged mileB. the seventh, 1,800 miles; and i
bayonets unon the cavalry. ' lhe eighth a terrltory bevond l soo j
x i iv wiinu ji uiiiiiv was vanivu miles
the camp of Colonel J. W. Fuller. wh., ' the terms Qf ,he
hastened up wuh two regimente. and,ter ncl now embrat.ed ,n the flrs, gec.
ot:d and third classes of mail matter
may be' forwarded by parcel post, pro
vided a single package does not ex
ceed 11 pounds in weight or is not
greater in ' dimensions than 72 inches
in combined length and girth, and is
net of such a character as to injure
federate general. .1. B. Magruder. P(.; W r "amage equipment
fecte the reenntnro nf the ettr ..f r.n.ir 0tner matter. In a Word. 1'.
struck Forrest's main column in the
rear. This sodden attack stamieded
the led horses of the dismounted raid
ers nnd crippled the teams of the re
serve artillery. Torrest hurried south
ward minus SCO men. 3 cannon and 8
Ou New Year's day. 1SC3. the Con
veston from the Federal forces. For
will include all kinds of merchandise.
to steal into llie cedars individually, two months preceding that date Com- lne rates re computed on the dis
aud intercept the retreating men. It I mander W. B. Renshtnv. U. S. N.. had tallce and on tlle wei8ht of the pack
would have been folly for Thomas' sol- held the city under menace of the guns t age in pounds- Provision is mad?,
diers to tire iuto t'.ie woods to check I of his flotilla, consisting of the Flar- uowever, for small packages weighing
the new maneuver, for they would j riet Lane. Owasco. Cliftou and West- j from one to four ounces, which may be
shoot flown trieno; ana loe ante, in :
-DAVID. L. HUGHES, MANSGER-
ORPHEUN-CIRCUIT OF THEATRES
M EYERFELD, JR., San Francisco, President. MARTIN BECK, New York, Managing Director.
OHPHKI'M THE ATRR, Frant-taco.
(IHPKKliM THKA'IKM, I...I AnKricm.
OHPHEl 1 THEATKR, Onhlanrt.
UKPIIKl'.M THKATEK, e Orlrann.
IKPHKI M TH t:TKK. Kanaa City.
OHPHEl M TIIKATRK. Omaha.
ORPlfbl 1 I HllA IfclK, Urxrr.
ORI'HKl M THKA1LH, Mtnnrapolia.
ORI'IIKI'M TI1KATKK. St. faul.
OKPHKl'H THEATER, Salt Lake City.
OKPHEI'M THEATER, Mnupaia.
OHPHKVM THEATEH, Slonx t'tty.
ORPHEI VI THEATEH, Uulata.
ORPHEl M THEATEH, MlanlpfK.
OHPHEl M THEATEH. Oldra.
. ORPHEl" M THEATEH. I.tacoln.
OHPIIEI M THE.ATEK. lira Malara.
I.IKM) OPER A HOI SE, Oavrapurt.
ORPF.l'M THEATER. Mpokanr.
OHPHEl M THEAI EH. hralllr.
ORPHEl n THEATER, frllaad. Orr,
Oprrilril ia ( n juticl lea Wlta
MWRMTC I'll E A 'I EH. hlraicu.
PAl.At K THEATER, t lleacn.
COl.I MBIA THEATER. St. I.ula.
CULIXHIA THEATER. Inclnnntl.
GRAM) OPERA HOI SH, lailtanapulls.
MARY AMIEHSOV THEATEH,
MAJESTIC THEATER. Vllnaukrr.
DIEl)KHHOCK THEATER. Sm-rniiifDIo
With Tbm Europraa Afllliatlunn.
PAl.AtK THEATER. I.enilon.
NEIA AMI OKI A IMLAl'K. lnilon.
AI.HAMBHA THETEK, (.laaglow.
NEW ORPHEl'M TllEAl'Ell, Urrlln.
THE HIPPODROME, Liverpool, Ehk
THE HIPPODROME, HrlRhton. Ens.
THE HIPPODROME, l.erda. Kl.
THE IIIPI'IIUHIinK. Ilnll. Ebb.
THE HIPPODROME. HirmlaKhnul.
THE IIIPI'OliROME, Portsmouth. Ens.
THE HIPPODROME, South End. Knit.
THE HIPPODROME, Marcatr, EnK.
THE HIPPDROME, Boaromhc. Eck.
THE HIPPODROME, Southampton.
THE HIPPODROME. Shefllrld, Eiir.
THE H IPPODHOM E. t olrheKter.
1 HE HIPPtlDROME, Bolton, En-.
THE HIPPtlDHOME, SI. Ilr-tena. Enc.
THE HIPPODROVE, ollnsrlmni. Knc,
THE HIPPODROME. Ulnokburn. l:iii.
THE PAVILION. ffvr-aille-n-Tnrc.
THE PALAC E, ranchrntrr. Enar.
THE EMPIRE. AA olvri hampton, F.n.
OPER A HOI SE. Tlinbrlrlue Well. Ens.
THE tilt AM). HrlMol. Ene.
THE EMPIRE. A hrrdeen, Scotland.
And AfllllateJ In the l-itrrn Statrn
IMTEU HOOK I '4 OFFICES OF
fi ia i i nl
rITH the coming of the New Veor
comes Orpheum Circuit Vaudeville to
thi Grand. With most appreciative
thanks for the generous patronage accorded the'
Grand in the" past by playgoers of the trl-cities, may
we not'hope th same liberal support will be ac-
corded this theatre as It launches into this most
popular, most attractive, most sought after form of
entertainment o the present day.
It is only necessary for me to announce this con
nection with the Orpheum Circuit for the public
to appreciate worth and Its class. '
We hope that this advanced step in the amuse-
merit line for the trl-cities will be sustained and
made perxnaneff by.yo'ur substantial support.
y With Good Wishes,
DAVID L. HUGHES.
Opening Date Soon
undertaken by the government. The
service will extend over more than
1,435,000 miles of transportation lines,
including 233,809 miles of railways.
lf.4,399 miles of s ar routes, 29.2S3
miles of steamboat lines, and l,0n7,772
miles of rural mail routes.
For parcel post matter, a distinc
tive set of postage stamps has been
provided. Those distinctive stamps
must he used for all parcel post mat
ter. If the packages bear ordinary
postage stamps they will be held for J perishable matter which does not bo-
this erisis Thom.-is c:il!ed up the leader
of the re;rulnr in his command and.
Iuiiit ius 'o the cednrs. said "Colonel.
! t.ike your brigade In there and stopthe-
j Eattle In a Cedar Thicket.
, The brisnde tiiiirched in nnd formed
! a viable line iutoss the f'oivst behind
whii h Mediok'a men rnlMed. As so'ti
; ha fie front of one b.atMliiu of reiru-
l:i r.t v.. -is ilea red of MeCouk's men the
' muskets lieiTiin to ji::y tipon the nd
. vaurin- enemy. The t rt line of C'ou
' Viier:ttes were si :ttered like chuff; the
I si'.-nmi :u!v:;:;red a few paces, halted
j ii rid frtoii'n"y roceivt-d t':e Ere: :i third
Hue too'lw up the ba.vonet. but the regu
lars stood tirm In their tracks, although
; valor meant for tlicui in llie end cer
: t : :i ii:ini!ij!ntii'll.
' M., , ,1 li '.. ti. . i,.. ,i r.-A
.'' .i., . t.-,.. turu lit. i
regiment oil roorret. - t :..iit i-:i: f It i:nni.
scan. Into a ilue of battle m n r;d;
In the rear and now recalled the rc.-'u- j
lars from the ji:n?le of death. It wus j
. In the nick of time, for fully half of
thoxe in the rod; ill's had been Fhot
: d i'.mi. and fcalf of those who fell were
j At 2 o'chvk there was a lull In the
d to Ket ba.-k to his b: -n;,...is fn ,Ue .enter, supported bv
hor.-e was Killed nil- ' ,. ... . ..' , . ,'
pi'iur i i 1 1 ti-iini-ii iniiiiie. a? iiu-
iiiovab;t. Victory lay in the balance,
limg,; called I'non Itreekinridae to fall
upon tie Federal iett :i!onj the river
i' ud tli'.i-i weaken the n-Nistance In the
lYih ra1 center, bt't Ureekinridpe h:5 i
seen the I'c'erol tiivisi m whi'-h crossed !
the rivrr in tue i(Ti ni j' to attack his j
tlank moving forward mid did not i
know of its rei'iill after the battle j
ojiened In front of the Kedernl right.
!e failed to setnl lie'p where it lui'ht
have tunud the fortunes of the day.
Thomas' Rock of Resistanc
While Hardee's corns had been at
sent a', a flat rate of 1 cent for each
ounce; but for packages weighing more
than four ounces the pound rate of
Within the postal district of any
postoffice a local ra e of 5 cents for
the first pound and 1 cent for each
additional pound is prescribed. Wlth-
j in the 00 miles representing the first
j zene, the rate is 5 cen's for the first
pound and 3 cejts for each additional
pound. This rate Increases with the
distance uniil it reaches a maximunj ; eral; G. L. Wocd
cf 12 cents a pound for delivery with- . rural mails; and
Immediately upon the enac'ment of
the parcel post law Postmaster Gen
eral Hitchcock appointed a committee
of postal officials to work out the de
tails of the new system and to put it
into operation. The committee con
sists of the highest authorities on all
phases of postal administration. Its
personal is Robert S. Sharp, chief
postoffice inspector, chairman; J. C.
Kooas, superintendent of salaries and
allowances; C. B
to the third assis
A. A. K:her, chief
Hitchrock that eggs can he transport
ed safely by parcel post. Of course,
they may not be mailed in paper
bags, but must be enclosed in proper
Parcels which cannot be delivered
will take their course through the
dead letter office. If ""a parcel should
contain matter that, in course of its
transportation becomes offensive, or
injurious to health, it may he destroy
ed by the postmaster. I'ndeliverahle
ers that several, ami perhaps all, of
these satellites behave like our own
moon ia keeping the same sidu
toward the planet around which they
revolve. J In regard to the satellite
named Tethys, an Interesting hypothe
sis Is offered to account for its' very
marked changes of luminosity. The
theory la that Tethys possesses the
form of a long ellipsoid, the two prin-.
cipal as of which are to one another
in the ratio of five to two. A similar
suggestiia has been made concerning
come offensive or injurious to health j the shtipe of the asteroid Eros, which
may he turned over to local municipal
authorities to he distributed to hospi
tals, asylums or other similar institu
tions. Provision is made in the aw for the
indemnification of shippers for lost
packages. The law prescribes that
by insurance 'he actual value of lost
packages will bo given to the senders.
Postmaster General Hitchcock has de-
likewise exhibits great vnrlations of
light, according to its position ia Its
orbitarouud the sua. Harper's. .
Keeithe Armhole Down.
,It Is strange that not one persSn in
a thousand knows how to help a man
on with his coat or a lHdy with her
Jacket. They all make the mistake of
holding the garment too high, especial-
vised a unique sysiem for handling ia- I the last slecve- Tluy Ilft 14 90 tnRt
a mau nearly oisioenies ins arm rencn-
inore futilely he grabs
c-htrli ! ln, n off anrl fven In the I "O1 ciaws mm lurcnes iui il inw uiKiiei
I . A I. .... I I J 1 a. .. l I ,1 I ..( ....
sender, the second re ained by the """J ,l l"e ''" "-"
ident of salaries and , , . .. , , , . i, man nearly di
,, sured parcels, consisting of a shipping , u ,,,du m"n
. Honey, chief clerk. J , ' , imr for it The
tag printed with two coupons, one of Il,r u- lllB
; ant postmaster gen- ,, olaws nnd
tag itself being attached to the parcel
i and bearing 'he name and address of !
in -he eighth zone, 1,800 miles from clerk to the second assistant postmas
the point of mailing. ' ter general. Associated wl ii the com-
by Postmaster General Hitchcock, the i George G. Thomson, chief clerk of the .. . f , . .
uiuximuui oi i. eems a po.um ap- , poen.ce uuimm i ue uu,-n , eve of ,os8
nlies cn all reels, excent thnsf i nave deve.oned the n'an of the parcel ... . . .
weighing four ounces or less, address-i post and prepared ihe details of its i
cd to any point in Canada, Mexico, j operation. j
, Cuba and the republic of Panama. The I The drafting of regulations to gov- j
domestic rate also applies to any point i rn matter transmitted by parcel post ;
, in the Hnufliinn iclpmHe the I'nito.l i una npruilnnllv Hire.-ted lv Pns master !
postmaster at. the sending office, ,hft j would have to get on a pair of stilts to
i find the nrinhole. The proper way?
Whv. hold the cost so that .the arm-
insurance Is 10
i ,l ir-'
Sta es postal agency at Shanghai, to
f. .1 . - ; a l .... i- n .. .1 ....... ... nn..
& u , , (juiiii in niaana, ruu utt i n t cii Ally
f1 two points in Alaska. It applies, like-
'he contents of the package
I'cstmastrr Genera! Hitihcock er.ter-
Hini tlio l.i tl, f that tlm tiareel unfit ia
United I was personally directed by Pos master . . .
,T.. , , i uesmi-i in ue.uiiitr niirr in 'iic mom
irupoitaut ftaturcs of the postal service.
holes are us low down ns the man's
waist, taking care to keep the skirt of
the garment off. the Moor, of course. If
there Is any struggle to find the last
i armhole, drop it still lower. Never
raise it. Trop it until bis hand slips
into it naturally.-
General Hitchcock. One of these regu
lations is that each parcel mailed J
must bf ar on its face the name and
I wise, to parcels mailed in the I'niied ' address of the sender preceded by the
States for delivery in the Canal Zone : word "From." Parcels intended for
. and to parcels going to or coming from i dispa' ch must be mailed at a post-
p t - . X
, the Philippine Islands.
;: ,1, In the opinion of the postal experts
j ; the new service will be the most gi
. -;; gantic transportation proposition ever
( by tha Patriot Publlahlns company.
ENUtAt, 1. C. BRECKIKRIDOK, C. a. A., AH
GFSEKAIi W. J. HAKOEK, C. M. A., LEAD
tll OK THE ATTACKING COLUMNS Al
work smashing the 1-e.Ienil right the : field, with an auxiliary of 300 Massa- j
Confederate center had rested, waiting j chui-etts aoldiers bivouacked on the:
for the tgbt to roll dow to the front wharf.
of I homas. At last the order came to
these troops. "Up nod at thenV , The
oKliors had lain in their rifle pits
without fires for two days. With a
wild rush they broke through the First
brigade In Thomas' line. General W.
B Hnzen's brigade faced in two di
rections to meet the terrific onslaught
Three times the Confederates charg
ed auto strong. The Federal guas
played uixn them in opeu Held. At
first they staggered forward, then war-
ered and finally fell bark to their old
lines, repulsed, but not defeated.
Second Stunning Ppnlse.
Sheridan's Division Sw?pt Away, i
Kl erl l.-in's infantry had fought in a
desultory fiudilon nil the morning and
wan out of ammunition, but two of his j
batteries were in fighting trim and Genera! P.ragj: thought he bad won a j
I'htyod ou the clmrginp ritnks with decisive vh-tory by smashing Rose- i
fearful execu'ion I.lttle Phil ordered j crnns' right w'.njr. Both armies passed
M men to ti bayonets and stand their i New Ter.r's day in reforming lines and
ground ; concentratinff strength. On Jan. 2
The buttle bad lasted 'our hours. Bragg expected to Cnd the enemy In
Migruder massed a column of infan
try and artillery in front of the wharf
during the night on Dec. 31. with hlsi
canin trained upon the Harriet Land
and upon the camp of the Massachu
setts men. Meanwhile the Confeder
ate taval contingent, led by the Nep
tune and Bayou City, steamed up Id
rear of the fleet. The Bayou ;itj
opeied on the Harriet Lane, bat at
the PcoDd ahot the gun exploded, kill
in c tier captain. She then used ber
ram jipon the Ine. j
Srps hooters on the Bayou City:
pllt-1 their rifles upon the Lane, wbicb;
aool fell a prey to boarders. To add,
to the disaster the Westfleld rao
grtund and was blown up by order of
Rersbaw. who peris bed lu the eiplo-!
lioai. The Owasco and Clifton then'
jal d away, and the Massachusetts
tnei surrendered. J
1 pot or nouse. Burying to ax la a ! ooc axftian at the instant of contact'
Tr. Por oi Water. 8tr,.ni of water looks like t-hild'ti plaTy. ' wltl the water. The water travel at j
A i:r. ii, uiiuer sprung on rurl- ; -IM ltl nrerage -11) x.tnid visitor U a rMOr ? aboot 500 pounds to tna
on n :. i the eiurineent ot son: i.e!V , ,,e ,Ie iVariabiy loses. So qiMre incti in many instances, and oo ;
ot the i.Ik water .wtr project, ot Uie rj.t ls ttue veloeity t tte water i porer on eanh can turn it off at the
nar eft is tbnt a itw pound man. merging from the oole In these up i noiie ooce It gains momentum. It baa 1
Hwlncit'c n four .md at with all hi to y. plant, lnst nti x i ,ne Mme effect on one s finger as I
nur.ih emery wheel id wilt shave a '
'night. .-. not niiike a dent !n tlic water
it u.erKa tiotu tbw noulv at tn
. tuiittet bow keen an etlge tt taay nave, j
i is whirled from the I) And of the.aLrea-1 obaik with (he nicety of a raxor edged
Whether you phone us
your order or visit this
store, the same keen care
will be given your wants.
At this season, with the
dry, sharp winds, your
need of a satisfying face
cream or lotion must be
We can supply you with
any of the better brands,
25 and 60 cents.
Also a complete display
of powders and talcums.
"JUST LEAVE IT TO ROLFS."
2nd Ave. and 19th St.
office, branch postoffice, named cr let
tered station or such numbered station
as may be designated by the postmas
ter. They must no' be placed in or
upon letter boxes or package boxes
located in city streets. They may be
given, however, to any .rural or star
route carrier. Parrels must no; be
scaled and must be so prepared as to
permit of easy examination. Such
parcels as contain two or more class s
of mail matter 'are chargeable wiih
poetage a" the rate prescribed for the
All matter which is declared un-i
mailable by law will be unmailable as '
parcel post matter. This Includes oh- ,
scene, indecent and immoral matter, :
intoxicating liquors, poisons, live ar.i-,
reals, birds and" poultry, inflammable ;
articles and such things as raw hides'
J or pelts or other articles having a bad
' odor. The regulations prescribe mi-,
nutely methods to be used in packing I
! pai eels, 'liquids and oils, paste and
3alves, sharp instruments, ink powders, ,
pepper and snuff, must be placed in
I water-tight r'.pptadeg and in many
'instances surrounded by absorbent'
: material to prevent damage to other
; Articles such as millinery, toys, mn-
I sicai ins'rumentg a oft glassware must
be labeled "Fragile.'' f
i One of the interesting fea'tureg of the ',
! regulations concerns perishable arti-'
cleg. In this rlais are placed butter,
dard, fish, fresh wata, dressed fowls,
i vegetables end frai's and ber.-ics. Pro
! vision is made :for carryingalmost ;
every article produced on the farm ex-;
j cept liTe animals snd live fowls. In :
! the local zone little packing is re
quired. Within the Em zone tea- is.
for a shipment of 50 miles eU these j
articles must be enclosed in aTi inner'
cover and ia a etronp miter cover of'
, wood, meta! or heavy corrugated pas e ,
board and so wrapped that nothing ;
:can escape from the package.
It "has been demonstrated to thej
i aatUfacion cf Postmaster General'
Satcl! tcs of Saturn.
Photometri" studies i.f six of tJie
prlnejpnl si.iteMifes of Sutuni. made by
Outhiiiel: i.f the royal nhse rvutury of
P.erlin. indie.-ite a eontlriu.it ion of the
wevioiis cotiehiMieiiS of other ol.serv-
Mrs. Peck Henry, why did ' yon
feign sleep Inst night when I was talk
ing to you? Henry My denr. did
not. feiun sleep, though I fain wonld
have slept. Judge.
In the true life of the individual each
tiny is the beginning of the new ywi,-"
DANCE i COLISEUM:
Two big New Vear's dances New Year's eve. Iec. 21 , and Xew
Year s t.ight, Jan. 1. f'ome and dtnee into the New Year on the larg
est and fines; Boor in the middle west. Dnc- fctill 1 New Year's eve
and hear "Good By Leap tear", f '.ayed byKr -er's famous orchftra.
The M. G. club wiil also give dances tvery Tuefiday. night; com
mencing Jan. 7. Yours ' JI. Sc Q. t'Ll'H. :
' G C. Peterson in charee.
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