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HE MESSAGE 1 L
Tho Mirrors of Public Opinion
Thero Have Only Praise,
All PAPERS SUMMARIZE IT.
London, Deo. 5. Practically nil tlie
morning papers publish a long sum
imiry of President Uooscvelt'H message
to Congress. .
Tlie Dally News, In nu editorial on
the Milijcet Kays:
"It shorts a hold man strnggllng
with the devil-fish of party Intrigue
nu a Is In refreshing- contrast to the
spread-eagleism, .of the early period of.
American jingoism. Piesident Hoose
tclthns set: himself u very high Ideal
cf conduct in public life, and, wu have,
no doubt he will rise to It,"
The Pnll MnllJJnzette says that the
ideas, contained' in It nrctlfose of a
"wise head firmly set on its shoulders."
The Pall Mall Gazette highly np
proves of the presidents suggestions
relative to repressive measures toirej.
vent, as the paper puts it, "Americn
from becoming the dumping ground of
tho block-heads and starvelings of Ku
rope." The St. James Gazctto says It is grat
ifying to (lnd that tho statesmen of a
country like tho United States nre not
afraid to make proposals on the sub
ject of'anarchlsm, which, on the sur
face, are open to the criticism that they
nre subversive of personal liberty.
There is no surer sign of true states
manship than the insight which real
izes when a good theory becomes mis
chievous, in practice.
"President Roosevelt's first message,"
said Lord Rothschild, "certainly seems
statesmanlike and should produce a
good effect in Kngland and tho rebt of
Europe, where its careful, friendly ref
erences to tho other powers will bo
The Dally Telegraph thinks that
President Roosevelt's policy is calcula
ted rather to diminish than to Increase
Kurope's exaggerated dread of "the
Tho Dally Chronicle considers his
cautious and tentative proposals con
cerning trusts to, show that tho ofilceof
president has a sobering effect even on
tho most buoynnt of natures.
Iufltan Territory Tonm,
Washington, Dec. 7. Mr. Stephens
of Texas has iutrodoced in tho hoi. so a
bill providing that any Incorporated
city or town In tho Indian territory
having a population of 1(000 or more,
may Issue bonds and borrow money
thereon, to be used for the construction
of sewers aud water works nnd the
building of school houses, such bonds
not to exceed in amount tho interest on
which at 6 per centum per annum
would Ihj liquidated by a tax of live
mills upon tho dollar of the valuation
of tli taxable property in such city or
town, to be ascertained by tho last
assessment for purposes of taxation.
Ilefore tho bonds shall be Issued they
nro to bo authorized by a two-thirds
majority vote of tho qualified voters of
tho city or town voting at an election.
The l'redilunt on Anarchy.
Washington", Dec. 7. The president's
messare discusses anarchy nt come
length. 'His paragraph concerning
anarchy opens with this: "Tho An
archists, and especially the anarchist
in the United States, is merely one
typo of criminal, more- dangerous than
any other because ho represents the
same depravity In u skater degree.
Tho man who advocates Anarchy
directly or Indirectly, in any shape or
fashion, or the man who apologizes for
Anarchists and their deeds, makes
himself morally accessory to murder
before the fact."
Rootevrlt on Lliiuor Tralllc.
t Washington, Dec. 7. -President
Roosovelt's message has this para
graph: "In dealing With tho aboriginal
races few things are moro impoi tant
than to prcscrvo them from tho terrible
physical nnd moral depredation result
ing from tho liquor trvfllc. Wo nro do
ing irll wo can to safe our own Indian
tribes from this evil. Wherever by in
ternational agreement tliid samo end
can bo attained ns regards races wheru
we do not possess exclusive control,
every effort should bo mndc to bring1 It
Herman Labor llnroau.
Berlin, Dec. a. -Tho anti-Chamber-lain
excitement Is subsiding. The
students of Erlangen and Strassberg
declined to take action In a demonstra
tion against the llritish colonial secre
tary, taking tho ground that his
utterances were not important enough
to injure the German army.
The government has decided to es
tablish a bureau of labor statistics,
apparently similar to the one at Waakv
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TH E, UTESTr U EWS Mlllfefll EF.
Firo-In"Vaiikton,'?)i n7, destroyed tlic
best huilness bloclcof. the city Lost
. A largo-amount of bogus coin Is re
ported to be in circulation in St, Joseph,
Missouri. ' -
John D. Rockefeller gives S250.000 to
llryn Mnwr, n Vvoman's college in n
suburb of Philadelphia.
The court of claims has rendered'
about 200 decisions In ono batch, which
brings their work up to dntc
Tho starch factory at Des Moines,
Iowa, is burned at a loss of S.;0U,U00.
It belonged to the starch trtist.'
Pu Chun, the Chinese heir apparent.,
lias been deposed because hi: futln'r.
Prince Tuan, was, tho author of tho
The French chamber of dcpuUct
voted to press the bill for passage, ma
king inarrlago formalities absolutely
free of all costs. v
"Dutch" Helnlgcr, tho pugilist who
was whipped, by .Ins. Driscoll, Is dead
from injuries aecclved in the fight.
Drlseoll Is under arrest.
A flro of unknown origin destroyed
the entire stock of a carpet and fur
niture company In Denver, with a los3
ofSS0,000. Tho building was gutted.
December 20 Is tho anniversary of the
cession to the United States of territory
known us the Louisiana purchase. Tho
governor of Missouri asks that the duy
be observed In that state. ,
A descendant of tho llonaparto fam
ily, In tho Insane ward of a Philadel
phia hospital, was saved from a pau
porVi grave by friends. Ho wns buried
In Odd Fellows Cemetery.'
(Jen. Smith has ordered all malo Fili
pinos to leave the coast towns for tho
interior. In order to bo allowed to re
turn they must bring guns, prisoners
or information of tho whereabouts of
Tins appraisers of tho estato of Kirk
Ip.nd 11. Armour And nsscts of nearly
four nnd one-third million dollars, less
liabilities of less than $37,000. Ills
packing company stock was listed aa
It is now bald that Queen Wllhel
mina's mother has paid tins debts of
tho queen's consort nnd hchnspromlscd
'to be good. The young pair have re
sumed friendly relations. There is
still trouble among tho courtiers who
scarcely recognize tho bridegroom, he
having fought duels with two orj them,
Clem Studcbakcr ' I n November
57. Ho was the i of tho great
wagon firm. II' at years old la6t!
Tho socialists of llrnsscls, by vinlcn
disorder, forced nn adjournment of tho
chamber of deputies owing to the gov
ernment refusing to consider a univer
sal suffrage regulation.
American Interests arc about, to taka
over the shipping interests of Bainuel
Co.. of London, with their 27 vessels
nnd llornco nnd Hastern oil interests.
The deal inolvcs 510,000,000.
Judge Taft, eirll governor of the
Philippines, Is coming home to regain
The board of trado of Great llritaln
and Ireland compiled statistics of tho
consumption af liquor in the United
Kingdom, Frauee, Germany and tho
Unltbd States, reducing to per capita
the consumption of wine, beer nnd
spirits. In each of tho three drinks the
per capita consumption of the United
States was tho least, and as follows;
Wine, 0.3S of a gallon: beer, IS. J gal-
l less; spirits, 1.00 gallons.
Ml Agree That Indian Territory
Should Have It.
"TREATED LIKE A WHITE MAN,"
Washington, Dec. 7. Members of tho
Indian committee of tho house mid
tenatu expect tho-Flfty-scventh con
gress to enact legislation of far reach
ing ImiKirtaucc to Indian Territory.
Senators and representatives agree
that somu kind of telrltorlal govern
ment should.be provided for tho 300.0(H)
people pf tho tfcrrltqry who are now
under a government by 'the federal
:ourt. The leaders are greatly on
sournged by the"stro'ng ' vorils of the
president In .his, nifhsago that "the time
has arrived wheii'w'e should detluitoly
make up our minds to recognize the
Indian ns nu individual nnd notnsa
member of a tribe," nnd that "the In
.Han should be treated ns nu individual
like the white man." '
The secretary of the Interior, In line
with the policy of the president, Is of
the opinion, that congress should pass
a bill establishing n territorial form of
ifovernment for Indian Territory nlong
the same general plan as that upon
which the government of Oklahoma,
New Mexico and Arizona Is based. Hu
will bring this subject to tho attention
of members of tho liidlau committee.
Representative Curtis of Kansas, said
that every member of congress who
had investigated the situation has been
convinced that some kind of legislation
to supplement tho laws now In force
was demanded. He predicted that
when congress took the subject up it
would bo fount! that thu most prnctical
wayv, to deul.jw'jtli. conditions there
wouldrbc by the 'passage of a bill
creating a.completo territorial form of
govermuont with delegate representa
tion in congress,
Ilerlln, Dec. 5. Thu message, of Pros
ldcnt Roosevelt cnustfd a mild thrill In
Germany. On tho boc,rse, whero It was
eagerly awaited, the message was re
ceived with uncommon Interest nnd the
market wns slightly stimulated upon
tlio' posting fit a. bulletin containing
President Roosevelt's utterances about
trusts. Thu first Impression of the
president's message fn Herman otlleial
circles Is that tho repression of nnar
chlsts by International agreement is
much moro likely to bo carried through
upon the initiative of the United Spates
than that of any other power.
Wichita Scotllth Kite Temple.
Wichita, Dee. 7. Tho Wichita Scot
tish Ulto Consistory has purchased
seventy-five feet of ground fronting on
Topeka avenue, just north of the Scot
tish Kite temple, nnd will build n four
story addition to tho building on tho
west half. Tho property wns pur
chased for 83,700. The nddltlon will
cost In tho neighborhood of $10,000, nnd
will bo of stone, tho samo as the rest of
tho building. The stage nnd banquet
hall will he enlarged. As tho cathedral
now stands, with its furnishings and
costumes, it is. worth near 550,000.
Bin. DelUler Dentl.
Kansas City, Dec. 4. Mrs. Geo. W.
Dcttzler, relict of General Deltzler, died
In San Francisco, recently. General
Deltzler was speaker of tho first free
stato legislature of 1857 and 1S.1S. lie
was n member of tho legislature In 1801
nnd went to tho war ns colonel of tho
First Kansas Infantry; was badly
wounded nt tne Rattle of Wilson Creek.
President Lincoln made him a brigadier
general far gallant service. Ho died at
Tucson, A. T., in 1831. and was burled
In the cemetery nt Lawrence, Kas.
Will fllte Keiiulred llond.
Topeka, Dee. 3. Governor Jitanley
has received n letter from (I, Whiting
Swayne, agent of tho New York
Orphans' home, who lately took a
dozen orphans to Kills county In viola
tion of tho state law, stating that his
institution Is ready to comply with tho
statute and give bond that the children
will not become publla charges. Ills
letter has been referred to Henry Allen,
chairman of the State Hoard of Chari
ties, who has been conducting an
Charleston Kipniltlon Dpem.
Charleston, S. C, Dee, 4. With Im
posing ceremonies embracing a parade
of federal forces, state mllltla and Con
federate veterans, beautiful women nnd
cheering collegians, a program of exer
cises graced n distinguished speaker
and with words of greeting from the
president of tho United States the South
Carolina Interstate nnd West Indian
Exposition was opened ofllcially. The
day was a holiday and all places were
closed. Senator Dcpew, of New York,
1 delivered an address.
t Oil WOMEN AND HOME '
ITEMS OF INTEREST FOR MAIDS
t.itque fl ilin I'hiI i:(7ritlr Tiit!
I'arrn -1 lif rnr of Cut Olii llr
nlng Ilrmlilrrr Cooking llrrlT
kii'J IIoiiiHioIiI Hints.
UMQUi: TAHISIAN lW.
For some time Parisian women have
cn wearing imklo bracelets. Thny
Iro clasped Just n llttlo nuovo tho hIioo
top and nre atiuitt ns rational us tho
Icwcl-trlmmi'd garters which soiuo
women prldo themselves on hiding
Irani public view. Frenrh women Joy
In ho touch of coquetry to ho found
In tlv) i wearing whero It ought not
to bo displayed n plcco of costly Jew
elry tint would iirouso tho curiosity
nf spectators nwnro of Its existence.
Thero is a fclfconsrlous strut about
the ownpr of Jewelled nuklcts that al
most Invariably betrays tho delicnto
secret nnd stirs speculation In regard
Kb Its kind nuil quality. It Is not like
ly that sensible American women will
tnl:e up tho fad. It savors too much
of the odnllsqiw nnd the Orient. Us
novolty gives It charm In France. Were
It not for tlm fact that most French
women fear to call attention to the
proportion of tliit noses they would
probably try tho wearing of nose rings.
Karri ngs have been popular for somo
time. They clnsp over tho flesh, and
so tho car need not lio pierced. Tho
wenrlng of many linger rlncs Is n la
mode, and so, too. Is that of brace
lets. There must ho an Individuality
about tho contents of tho Jewel box
nowadays to mako It worth exploiting.
i:t'i'KL'Tivi: taiii.i: covuim.
Particularly effectlvo for table cov
ers Is tho new Improved Java or Aldn
canvas, which comes In very harmo
nious colorings and graceful designs.
Thu jiutcrlal being reversible, a varie
ty In thu color may bo Introduced by
using alternately tho front or back. Is
one examples the pure white ground is
ctrewu with largo lilies or dahlias and
foliage woven with spring green, while
ttrenks of this tender color form a
kind of fretting all over tho back
ground, says tho Brooklyn Eagle. The
green parts representing tho pattern
nro filled with cross-stitch, or, newer
still, solid embroidery In lovely natur
al lints, mostly wrought In lustrine or
any other glossy thread as a substi
tute for silk. However, a mere outlin
ing will be found sufficient by many,
whllo others mill frequently uso the
material ns it comes from the manu
facturer. Hugo flowors are moro strik
ing when well shaded and relieved with
Japancco gold. Ivory w -k could bo
utilized to cover tho dnniusk band of
ather table covers In khaki shades,
nov In fuvor.
Tin: caui: or cut hlass.
Cut glass should havo tho greatest
possible enro In handling. A wooden
tub should bo used for washing, mid
tho water In which It Is cleared should
nover bo too warm for the hands. Tho
deeper tho cutting, tho moro liable It
Of pale green brocade, mate with
and ermlni fur.
li to ho broken. Cut glass inmild
never be left upon stono or mnrble,
nnd In rinsing the water should he of
nrnrly tho raino tcmpenituro as that
used for the wnshlng. It should al
ways bo drained on n Roft towel or
doth. Decanters anil water bottles
often get discolored, hut n soft cloth
guided by a wire will generally re
nun o tho sediment. When this Is ob
stinate, hits of paper with shot and
stiong soap suds will do tho work.
HeaiiH nre Homctlnies used Instead of
shot. (iliiKs that Is ornamented with
gold should bo washed with cnstllo
or n good white soap that Is, a suds
nnd should ho wiped as dry as possi
ble. All tine glass should ho kept l:i
a closed cabinet ami handled vry lit
tie. A dump place Is not advisable for
glass, especially that with gold deco
rations. Mary Graham in Woman's
Homo Companion. - x ;
Honddresses nre elinrmlngly slmpK
Half-wreaths of the finest of small
flowers are taking tho lend. Those end
with a cluster of n'llla'll folinga nt tho
sides of tho head. Thov nro intended
to ho worn with tho hair dressed low,
otherwise they bocpmi' absurd, or the
woman does rather, who falls to wenr
them correctly. Finest of palllotto
liordt'rings in stcol and silver nre seon
upon both shies of tulle or gauze rib
bon bows, which nro long and slcndor
In effect nnd worn across the top ol
the hend, sayo Vogno. Sldo bows nre
In upright ends, In ovals, nnd In three
cornered pieces. Tulle-spangled flow
ers with artificial leaves nro grandc
mode. Twists of pearls threo or four
strands, knotted up on tho left, after
passing round tho head, end In a Jew
eled or feather aigrette. All Jet nnd
steel hrnddresses nro to bo greatly In
Mako n sponge as for white brcnA
and when light mix It with one part
whlto Hour, two parts graham nnd ta
innko up n full measure a handful o(
Indian meal, and a tcaspoonful of salt.
Knead ns you would whlto bread and
add a cupful of molasses ns you do so.
Mako a soft dough nnd let It rise hall
nn hour longer than you need for
whlto bread. When twlco tho original
size knead again nnd set for tho lost
rising. Dako In n steady oven.
Dissolve n quarter ol a yeast tako In
three gills of lukewarm wntor In which
a half-teaspoonfful each of salt and
sugar nnd n tenspoonful of melted but
ter havo been stirred. Into this sift
enough flour to mako u very stiff bat
ter. Heat for ten minutes and sot In
a warm room to rlso for six hours.
Tear off lightly bits of tho dough,
mold with floured hands into round
cakes the size of n duck's egg, nnd
drop carefully on a hot soapstone grid
dle. Hake slowly, allowing ten min
utes to tho upper, ten to tho lower
sides of tho mufllns. They should swell
to nearly twlco their original slzo.
Tho mnn who talks without thinking
rnd tho man who thinks without talk
ing arc apt to mako each other tired.
shlrrUg and trimmed Ttth heavy