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J! THIRTY THOUSAND PERSONS SUF.
i FER FROM FLOOD
PROPERTY LOSS RUNS HIGH
GOVERNMENT ENGINEERS INVES
, . TIGATE AND REPORT
Flood Coverrs 2,000 Square Miles.
Estimated Damage $10,000,000
Danger Zone Moves Southward
From Missouri State Line
- Thirty thousand perBOHB homolesa,
2,000 squaro miles of country inundated
thirty persons drownod and a fluanciaJ
loss of $10,000,000, constitutes the re
sult of a two weeks' flood in the Mis
sissippi valley. Theaq figures woie
arrived at Sunday night by government
engineers and officials on the state
leveo boards engaged in combatting
the ravaging sweep of the Mississippi
river from points in Illinois to threat
ened places in Mississippi nnd Arkan
sas. Hundieds of persons still are men
aced by the tremendous tide of tho
river at Vpoints in lower Missouri,
northwestern Tennessee and AiTmn
sas; they are marooned in hous tops,
in trees and on anchorod rafts directly
Jn the sweep of the lampaging rivor,
"Conservative judgment at Memphis
Sunday night is expressed in the be
lief that tho great majority of these
flood prisoners willbe lescued.
Danger Zone Works South.
Hourly the danger zone wofts south
waid. In the upper reaches of the Ohio
and Mississippi Sunday night tho river
practically is at - a standstill. This
means that the flood's creBt now is ex
erted on the dykes fiom the Missouri
GREAT ENGLISH STRIKE
HAS COME TO AN EN&
Miners of That Country Ordered Back
To Work By the Officers
of the Unions '
London. The decision of the min
ors' federation Satuiday afternoon to
order tho men to roeume work has
.brought intenso relief to tho whole
country. The termination of tho coal
strike virtually amounts to raising a
ruinous siege on the nation's indus
tries which has inflicted financial loss
bj far larger than would have been
J"fc.ed by war with a groat power
Atfi acotiana tne miners returneu
"tVftho collieiies on Monday but as
thai day is a holiday in England and
Wales, the strikers did not re
turn until Tuesday. In many parts
two or thiee days more will elapse
before lepairs can be completed. By
the end of the week, however, it is ex
pected every colliery will bo in full
Davenport Seeks Webb's Release
Washington. (Representative Dav
enport of Oklahoma filed in tho United
States supremo court application for
a wiit of habeas corpus with a view
of obtaining tho release from the
county jail of Muskogee, Oklahoma, of
Charley Wbb, indicted for introduc
ing liquor into Craig county, Oklaho
ma. The case is designed to tiy the
dispute as to wbothoi the fedeial law
of 1897 relating to tho sale of liquor
in Indian territory has been repealed
by Oklahoma. x
Miss Mercy Gets $2,500 Verdict
Chicago Tho jury in the case of
Miss Esther Mercy in her slapder suit
-against Miss Marion Talbot, dean of.
- women at tho University of Chicago,
f?r $100,000 damages, rotunipd a vor-
diet giving the plaintiff judgment for
1 , .
331-3 Per Cent Dividend.
New Yoik. Directors of tho West
InglhouBO Air Brake company lecom
mended a stock dividend of 33 1-3 per
cont subject to the vote of stockhold
ers at a moeting to bo hold on April
. " 24.,, This would incieaso tho capital
etook to about $20,000,000. It was
1 stated that the dividond or increased
qfopjtaliaation would bo proportionate
to t,ho issue.
Cement Company Elects
V , " Hartshorne, Okla. Tho Choctaw
'Portland Cement company a), its an
nual election named these ofllcors: C.
33. Blako, president; J. B. Wostbrook,
first vice president; B. B. Allison,
r "Second vice president; E H. Jayno,
treasurer, D, W. Keller, seorotary.
Will Push Panama Bill
Washington. IJecauno of urgent
necessity for making preparation for
the opening of the Panama canal, the
lioflso Saturday agreed to put abend
the bill presiding lor the opwrotiou,
government and sanitation of .the-big
ditch and the canal zone
Until You Get
After The Cause
Nothing more dis
couraging than a
Lamo when you
you when you bend
or lift, It's hard to
work, nr in vast.
I You sleep poorly
nnd next day is tho
same old story.
I dlcates bad kidneys
ana cans lor somo.
I Nnnn fin wnll rnn-
ommonded nsDoan's -J
Kidney Pills. Grato
ful testimony Is
uc c a uuuiiici Svcry Picture
Typical vase JLCtlaaiiCorv"
Mrs. I). K. Joffers, Colfax, "Wash.,
says: "For two weeks I had to bo
propped up in bed and I lo9t B0
pounds in weight 1 was in a terri
ble condition, in fact, I camo very
near dying. As a last roBort I be
gan using Doan'B Kidney Pills.
Since then I have gained back my
lost weight and feel wonderfully
AT ALL DEALERS 50c. a Box
First Dutch Comedian Necessity
vas der murder of convention.
Second Dutch Comedian Yaw und
invitation is der slacerest flattery.
An old doctor, seeing a young one
who was going along the streot with
half a dozon shabby-looking men and
women, called him aslde'und asked:
"Who aro all those people, and where
are you going with them?"
"I will tell you in confidence," was
the reply, "that I've hired them to
come and sit in my reception room. I
expect a rich patient this morning,
nd I want to mako an Impression on
him." Judge's Library.
Somo Are So By Nature.
A certain young man who prided
himself on a brusqueness that he mis
took for wit, met an eminent, but
touchy, sculptor at a studio supper.
"So you're tho chap," he said, on
being introduced, "that makes mud
"Not all of them," the sculptor re
plied, quietly. Youth's Companion.
Lumbago, Rheumatism and Chilblains
There is nothing that gives so quick
benefit as Hunt's Lightning Oil. Tho
very minute It is rubbed on tho Im
provement is noticed. For over thirty
years this Liniment has been acknowl
edged to bo tho best for these troubles.
Evory druggist will recommend It
Price 2Bo and BOc per Bottle.
Quiet, As a Rule.
"What sort of town is Squldge
vllle?" "The sort of town where a funeral
la a social event."
A splendid and highly recommended
remedy for tired, weak, inflamed eyes,
and gianulated eyelids, is Paxtine An
tiseptic, at druggists, 25c a box or sent
postpaid on receipt of price by Tho
Paxton Toilet Co., Boston, Mass.
We always feel sorry for a stutter
ing man who is trying to put in a
good word for himself.
titt.tts rnnnn tv n Tn 1 1 tavi
VonrrtnjKirtut will rurund money If I'AZO OINT-
Kjjtut will rurund money If I'AZO OINT
fu to jure onr caw "of IiBUlntfr mind,
or Protruding Piles fn 6 to 11 days. 60
Tho more a trust magnate wnnts tho
less tho other fellow feeta.
rinlc Eye" la Eplonilo in tho Spring.
Try Murine Eye Remedy for Reliable Relief.
The man who argues with hi3 wife
is ono kind of an Idiot.
It Youru ! fluttering cr
if m i
WHY PEOPLE GO TO
Thoso who are wondering why tho
number of Americans going to Canada
year by year increases fn tlio rates
that it does, would nc. bo so s'urprised
wcro thoy to accompany ono of tho
numerous excursions that aro being
run under tho auspices of the Govern
ment from several of tho states, and
remain with tho settlor "Until he gots
onto tho free homesteads, which, as
stated by Speaker Champ Clark, in tho
U. S. senate tho other day, comprises
1C0 acres of tho most fertile soil and
with remarkably easy settlement con
ditions. Then watch tho results,
whethor It bo on this free homestead
of 100 acres or on land which ho may
purchase at from $15. to $20. per acre,
fully as good as tho $100. and $150.
per aero land of his nativo state, and
which his means will not permit his
purchasing. On tho part of the mom
bors of tho U. S. 8enato and Congress
there is nothing but praise for Canada.
Canadian laws and Canadian landB al
though tho reasonablo deslro is shown
In their remarks, that thoy pass legis
lation, (which is Tery praiseworthy)
that will mako the land laws of tho
United States much easlor.
It is tho auccesB of tho American
settler in Canada that attracts others,
and when experiences such aBthe fol
lowing aro related to tho friend "back
home" la It any wonder that increased
interest Is aroused nnd a determina
tion arrived at, to participate in tho
now-found way up in Canada that
means wealth and health and all that
William Johnston, who formerly
lived at Alexandria, Minn., settled in
tho Alberg District near Battle River
and in writing to one of tho Canadian
Government agents, located in tho
United States says: "We have had no
failures of crops during our nine years
in Canada. I threshed 1208 bushels of
wheat and 1083 bushels of oats in 1911,
off my 160 acres. This is a beautiful
country. I keep six good work horses
and milk seven cowb, getting good
prices for butter and eggs. We got
our coal for $2.00 per ton at tho mine,
about one mile from the farm. Am
about ono ond a half miles from a fine
school. As for tho cold weather it Ib
much milder hero than in Minnesota,
whore I lived for 21 years. Our well
is 35 feet deep and we havo fine wa
ter. Wild land is selling for' $18.
to $25. per acie. Improved farms aro
much higher. I am well satisfied with
tho country, and would not sell unlesB
I got a big price, as we havo all dond
Good reasons to account for the
number going to Canada.
He gazed tenderly Into her eyes as
"Life," she murmured dreamily, "is,
after all, nothing but a romance in
which wo are characters, moving hith
er and son as the supreme author of
our bolng directs."
"And In the novel of your life,"
said ho tenderly, "whero do I como
"You," she answered with a smile.
"Oh, you are lot me see one, two,
three you aro Chap Seventeen."
Demand for New Alloy.
Although tho early expectations of
the wholesale substitution of alum
inum for steel and iron havo not ma
terialized, tho demand for tho new al
loy has grown enormously. From a
production in the United States of
less than 100,000 pounds In 1883, in
1893 tho output had grown to 350,000
pounds, 1903 to 7,500,000 pounds and
today it is in excess of 50,000,000
In a Hurry.
Magistrate What is tho chargo
against this old man?
Officer Stealing some brimstone,
your honor. He was caught In tho act.
Magistrate (to prisoner) My aged
friend, couldn't you havo waited a few
Corner In Wealth.
"X am oppdsod to tho concentration
"I am with you. Thoso parlor car
porters ought to bo made to give up
somo of their money."
Thoro are men who see that dignity
may bo disgraced, and who feel that
dUgraco may bo dignified. Bollng
broke Aa we grow more Bensiblo wo refuse drug
cathartics and taku instead Nature's herb
euro, Gaifluld Tea.
A man isn't necessarily worthless
because his neighbor is worth more
Tho moro a man expects the more
ho will bo surprised if ho gets It
WNb, "RgNOVIMC." MUul fcy
THE PEEVISH CHILD
When a child sulks drowsily, ,or its
fretful, It Is usually duo to oomo slight
disorder of tho digestive organs, and a
mild laxatlvo is vory often all that is
necessary to restore chooxfulaoss and
buoyancy of spirits.
In cases whore the uso of a gentle,
effective laxatlvo stimulant is indi
cated, many of tho best physicians aro
now prescribing Dr. Caldwell's Syrup
Pepsin. This preparation is admitted
ly tho perfect laxatlvo, being mild, yet
posltlvo In its action on tho bowols,
and far prefoinblo to violent cathart-
Icb and purgative wnters. It is very i
ploasant to tho taste and is an ideal '
romody to rcgulato and strengthen tho
stomach, liver and bowols. Its easy,
natural action makes it especially do
slrablo in tho case of chlldron, a doso
at bed-timo bolng suro to havo the de
sired result next morning, with no at
tendant unpleasantness or discomfort.
Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin 1b sold
by druggists ovorywhoro In GOc and"
$1.00 bottles. If you havo never tiled
this splendid remedy, wrlto to Dr. W.
B. Caldwell, 201 Washington St , Mon
tlcollo, 111., for a sample. Ho will bo
vry glad to Bond a trial bottle with
out any expense to you whatovor.
To Take a Different Route.
"Slstern and brethren," exhorted
Uncle Abraham, a recent promotion
from tho plow to tho pulpit, "on do
ono side or dis hero meetin' houso is
a road loading to destruction, on do
udder is a road .gwlne to hell and
damnation. Which you gwino pur
soo? Dar is tho internal question
Which Is you gwino pursoo?"
"Law, Brer Abraham," spoko up Sis
ter Eliza from tho back pew, "I speck
1'm.er gwino homo troo do woods!"
Nothing disappoints somo women
moro than to find that a scandal isn't
It's difncult for a man who Is broke
to break into society.
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