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f '- ; . - ' t- ". " . ov 'jLrNTR vi e or i vts-. HEROES LAID TO REST. Men Who Died la Effort to Save Other la Cherry Mine Buried. Heroes of the Cherry mine disaster who lost their lives by going into the burning shaft to save the men en tombed below went to their last rent ing filace Tuesday, to be followed soon by those for whom they sacrificed their lives. Tender hands lowered the bodies into the earth, while thousands of people in churches and homes in and near Cherry offered prayers. The funerals made keener the grief not only among their own kin, but among the relatives of the men still in the mine, kept from human reuch by the Bword of the fire demon. The ranks of the Cherry lodge of the Knights of Pythias were thinned out, only fifteen of the sixty members responding to the roll call before the funeral of their comrades. The ab sent forty-five are among the victims of the mine fire. A carload of coffins arrived in a special train from Chi cago. The railroad company gave a plot of ground for cemetery purposes. The ground is just back of the small frame church in Cherry, which since the disaster has been fillet with weep-. ing women and children, praying for the, safety of those for whom no hope is cherished any longer by the mine officials. DRIVEN FROM HOMES BY FLOOD Suffering Is Caused in Eastern Kan sas by High Water and Cold. Many rivers and smaller 3treams in eastern Kansas are higher than ever before at this season of the year because of torrents of rain during three days. The small towns of Frankfort, Centralis, Vlieta and Ver million are flooded and many resl- dents sought shelter on the high lands Monday night. The weather was c!d and raw, causing much suffering among the people driven from their homes. At Lawrence the Kansas river is higher than It has ever been at this time of the year, and In the low lands near there many persons have ibeen forced to leave their homes. At Sallna, Manhattan and Junction City the unusual rains are causing anxiety At Sallna the Western Star mill dam across the Smoky Hill river Is threat ened. The Smoky Hill and Republl can riven are unusually high and still rising. Tornado lllta Kansaa Town. With the restoration of telegraphic communication It was learned that the town of Shook, a small station on HEE CO,-' "" I a mi ,iin , f I I I SMM 8 B AIajo S'jdot? zo cation or cy&yv&y. the Missouri Pacific Railway, forty miles Bouthwebt of Wichita, Kas., prac tically was destroyed by a tornado. The station was demolished and the general store and a grain elevator were blown from their foundations, No lives were lost. flalmholdrr I.o- HIv I'nrar. J. L. Purcell, a clalmholder near Brushie, S. D., was held up by a masked bandit and robbed of $3,472. Purcell was en route from Huron, S. D., with his horses and household ef fects In an emigrant car attached to a special freight train. Hart la Auto Wreck. Dr. W. C. Stover, his wife and daughter, Ardys, aged 6, were serious ly hurt In an automobile collision on Shaker Heights, Cleveland, the child sustaining a fracture of the skull. Dr. Stover's chest was crushod and his wife was badly cut and bruised. C. E Warrlaer Indicted. The grand jury In. Cincinnati re turned an Indictment against Charles 1 Warriner. charging Lira with the embezzlement of $(140,000 from the Dig 'Four Railroad. DEATHS IN RECENT MINE CATASTR0PHE3. Disastrous mine accidents In recent years: Year. Plare. Lives lost. 1!)02 Krritervllln, Tenn 200 1902 Rolling Mill Mine. Pa 105 190.1 Jfanna, Wyo 175 1904 Luc-kawurinu Mine, Pa 10 1904 Terelo, Cal 21 1905 Virginia (.'My, Ala 152 1905 y.loKler, III 61 1905 Welch Coal Minn 120 1505 Wamondvlllo. Wyo. . .' IS 1905 M., K. laid T. Company .... 13 1905 Wilcox, W. Va Z 1906 Cotirrlnri! Mine, near Calais, France 1,000 1906 Oakhlll, W. Va 27 1906 West Fork, Va. 75 1907 . FayottevlUe, W. Va -. . 80 1907 Saarhruck, PniHsla 200 i ' y j I lf ' r " l V I WIDOWS AND ORPHANS AT CHERRY. 1907 Las Fsperanzas, Mexico .. 123 1907 Monongahela, Pa 30 107 Tokyo, Japan 470 1907 Jacob's Creek, Pa 200 1907 Monomjah, W. Va 39S 1907 Volande, Ala 81 1907 Hanna. Wyo 70 1908 McAlester, Ok 30 1908 llamm. Westphalia, Ger many 339 1908 Marianna, Pa 125 1909 Zlesler, 111 27 fil SAVED IN A SHIPWRECK. To, Aftrr Two ln' Trial, Hrrh- Htfamrr llojl In Lake Superior. After two days of endeavor to reach the steamer Hoyt, which was driven on a sunken reef by the storm (Co CO ft lffm&V.LE OTTAWA JLA SA1LILJS Co. on Ivike Superior Saturday off Otter Island, the tug Helm from Duluth, flu- ally got to the wreck and took the crow of twenty-one aboard. The crew suffered terribly Sunday night. A gale from the northeast was accom panied by a blinding snow storm and waves six feet above the decks. The eteamer will probably be a total lo.-is. Football Kill Ohio Youth. Royal Vogel, a schoolboy injured two weeks ago in a football game, died la Grand Rapids, Ohio. A blood vessel in his head was ruptured, and be was unconscious for thirteen days, Dakota Hunk Hobbed. The liana or -Norueu, s. u., was robbed early Friday and $2,384 In cash was securea by me rouuers, who es caped capture. The safe and building were completely wrecked by tho ex ploulon. Cattle Man tiullty of Murder. The jury in the case of Herbert L. Drink, one of the seven cattle men charged with the murder of three sheep men In the Tensleep country, re turned a verdict of murder la the first J faciee In Bas'a, v;o. i HOW DEADLY FIRE DAMP WORKS Gathers, Without Odor, About Roof of Mine, Ready to Ignite. Fire damp or coal gas is the most Insidious danger that the coal miner faces. It Is an exceedingly light, col orless and odorless gas, generated by the decay of vegetable matter. It burns with a nonlumlnous flame, and Is only dangerous as an explosive when mixed with five tlme3 Its volume of r.ir. Coal tas. escaping Into a mine shaft from cracks In the coal vein, flnd3 its way silently Into the upper chambers of the mine, its small specific gravity carrying it up over the heavier air in the coiildors. Having reached a point from which It can ascend no, farther, the ga. begins to gather along N ?'4 the roof of the corridor. Miners work ing beneath this cloud of gas may re main for hours without knowing the danger just above them. After n while the gas begins to mix with the air, and to sag down toward the mine lloor. Then a lighted match or an unprotected miner's lamp will suddenly Ignite it. causing an explo sion that runs all over the mine wher ever the gus la located. The explosions nre usually followed by heavy falls from tho roofs of the corridors, the blocking of passageways and the imprisoning of those in the explosion area. With escape cut off the, works take lire and the deadly after-damp, a gas caused by the explo- on, settles down to smother to death everything living within its reach. VILLAGE OF CHERRY. Small Town Populated by Miners and Their Families. Cherry, the scene of the disaster, is a small town in Bureau County on a spur track of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, three miles north of Lndd, twelve miles northwest of La Salle and nlno miles north of Spring Valley. Until the railroad built an ex tension ' south about fifty miles from Davis Junction Cherry was nothing but a cross roads hamlet of ten or twelve families. After the building of the railroad, however, extensive coal deposits were uncovered there and the mine where the men were killed is the property of the St. Puul Coal Company, a subsid iary organization of the St. Paul Rail road. It was opened about five years ago and employed nearly COO miners. Tho families of these miners, with a few townspeople who own the stores and a few business enterprises, consti tute the entire population of Cherry. :tt llronni I.oa la T, OOO.OOO. The weather having abated, report are being received of terrible destruc tion in the eastern and central par ishes of Jamaica. The banana trade Is almost ruined. The loss will amount to $1,000,(100. Thirty persons have been drowned. Thousands of acres of land Is under water and enormous damage has been done to private and publlo property. Kootball Takea lloy'a Lire, Albert Areud, 13 years old. son nt Charles Arend. a grover of Marietta, O., Is dead as a result of Injuries he received fa a football game. The boy was kicked in the head. Ten Deatha t'auae Nulrlde. Ix)ss of his son and nine employes in the fire which destroyed his comb factory in Brooklyn. N. Y., is believed to have caused the suicide of Robert Morrison. His body was found In the bathroom, where. he had turned on Uis gas. jy-.Wl gig"'b' wTil twl Kai Ben tufet."3u5tir3 brusKl J And hoWwKeivrwmgance stirred the stones srt, There is rfKfRCTfl."Bu-1pJJ of boncs fW WhUc fx pe&c?mV5Un:!. m rne yrd atones "Oh, Auntie ' ell, tell us a reully and truly true si-jry about Thanksgiving when you were a little eirl." And lit tle Beulah climbed Into my lap, while I have Moore and Johnny clustered about my chair. "A really and truly true story ot Thanksgiving when I was a little clrl," Z repeated. "I'm not sure, children, that Thanksgiving then was very much different than it la now to you little men and women." "Oh, yes, auntie, I'm quite sure It must have been," lgan Moore, in the dear little Important way of his. "You see you lived in the country on a farm. while we" with a note of regret In his tone "have always lived in the city." "And a farm' Is so much nicer!" add ed lima. "All right, my dears, then here goes for a story of how we spent Thanks giving on the farm. For more than a week bofore Thanksgiving the house took on the most delicious odors, and we chlldren-you know there were seven of us went sniffing around and peering Into every mysteriously cover ed pot and pan. There was stewing of pumpkin and chopping of mine meat, boiling of cider, and I don't know what all, not to mention a huge fruit cake already baked and stored away in a big crock In tho cellar. At las, after oh! such a long time of wait ing, came the day. Por you see, chil dren, not only did it bring us Buch a feast of good tilings to eat; but a host of uncles and aunts and city cousins little folks, Just like you. Just think of the fun we would have!" "Oho, how I wish we had cousins living on a farm," said Johnny, re gretfully, "Well, as soon as breakfast was over out we would tumble into the snow, for It seems to me I can scarcely remem ber Thanksgiving without snow." . "Then your grandpa would harness the horses and drive to the station for the company. How anxiously we watched the road for their, return, and what a shout from both sides when they drove la sight. "Then the chatter and frolic com menced and was kept up until the din ner bell rang. In a great big kitchen was a long table set." "In the kitchen," Interrupted lima, with amazement In her blue eyes, "who ever heard of eating a Thanksgiving dinner In the kitchen?" "Yes, Indeed, Miss Dainty, In the kitchen." "Farm-houses then were "not always tullt with dining-rooms, but the kitch en was very largo and bright" "There, extending tho whole length, Stood the table, literally loaded. And what do you suppose was the center leee?" s "Pwetty flowers," lisped Beuluh. "A pile of fruit." shouted Johnny. I shook my head. "Neither," said I, "but the tiniest "squealer" I expect you children ever Saw." The look of blank amazement which greeted this announcement caused mo to burst Into a hearty 'laugh. "You ignorant little things," I ex claimed, "don't you know what a 'sqtnsiler' Is? Why, a g to be sure. There In the center of tho table was a little roasted pis. with a bright red ap ple In Its mouth." The children gave a scream of de light. "Oh-oh-oh' How cute It must have been." "Hut didn't you have no turkey," broke in Johnnie, who had never etud ed grammar. "Of course we had turkey, and cran lerrles, and " "Thweet potatoes?" Inquired Beulah, .nxlously. "Yes. sweet potatoes, and pudding nd pie, until we Imagined we would ot want anything more to eat until hrlstm;is." "What did you do then?" "Well, then came the best part of 1. We children were allowed to go Into the garret. There, with a big e I la:-.liig in an old chunk stove, we Imped and played without fear of fturblng the older ones. We playe4 hide and seek among the old chests, we swung In a rope swing hanging from one of the rafters. We rumaged through boxes filled with old-fashioned garments and dressed up in them and played "keeping house' and com pany. Then as the shadows began to gather in the corners of the garret and the firelight peeped through crev ices and danced upon the floor we gathered around the fire and told ghost stories until the younger ones shivered with fright and gladly wel comed mother's voice calling from the foot of tho stairs. 'Bedtime, little folks,' and a tired little regiment marched down the stairs, donned white uni forms and was oft to the land of dreams. That's the way Thanksgiving day ended when I was a little girl." "Oh; bow lovely," murmured all, and each drew a long, long breath. Elmira Telegram. t ndeeliled. The Newsboy Extry! Price of tur keys gone up! The Turk Huh! I don't know whether to feel flattered or to take to tho woods! Detroit Free Press. HOW TO SELECT A TURKEY. Get a Young Bird from Vermont It Von fan The Beat Pumpkin. "Just because the President's turkey comes from Kb ode Island don't jump to the conclusion that Little Rhody turkey is the only kind to buy." said a Center marketmnn the other day. "Of course it sounds well to say that your bird is cousin to the President's bird," but just ag good turkeys come from Vermont and Michigan as from Ilhode Island. "To tell the truth, the majority of Thanksgiving birds are raised in those two States and are sent to Rhode Island just before Thanksgiving to be fattened. They could be fattened just as well at home, but a Rhode Island reputation Is worth r cents a pound more. "If you're wise, though, you'll ask for a Vermont turkey, for then you'll get a bird just as good, just as fat as the Rhode Island graud, but you won't be taxe,l fur the Rhode Island reputation. "Am.ther thins. Don't shy so ut a frozen turkey. I have eaten turkeys that have been frozen for mouths, aud you could not tell but what they were fresh turkeys. "And don t insist on your turkey being tim fat. if you want a young, tender bird. It is too early in the season for a young turkey to he fat. The proper thing to'aslt fur is a young torn turkey. "If the clerk is vet v anxious that you take a fat turkey, jrei suspicious. Re TH -- a. member, too, that a pretty looking bird is not always the tendercst. Often a dis reputable specimen is the sweetest and tendercst. And, of all things, be sure to get on the good side of the clerk. "If you want the best Thanksgiving pumpkin pie you ever tasted buy the small pumpkin of exceedingly reddish color. Run your hand over it to see if it is fine grained. The big yellow pumpklus look beautiful, but the small red ones have them beaten a mile for flavor. "Sow, if this pie is made properly, with the pumpkin about seven-eighths of an inch thick, with little spice, and baked so that a mottled yellow and brown glaze appears across the top, pop it into the refrigerator as soon as it has cooled a little and let it freeze. Let it freeze stiff, and you'll have the most delicious pie you ever tasted." Washington Post. Quite Unexpected. - "Will you please carve the turkey, Mr. Grizzly?" nuked the lnndlady. Mr. (Jrizzly, a malevolent scowl showing on his forehead, picked up the carving knife ns a warrior seizes the sword and attacked the fowl. Slice after slice of the juicy white meat fell away as though it were snow yielding to the breath of early spring. Joints came apart as easily as a child's block -house is knocked down. Mr. Grizzly began to puff and pant. A strange look of bewilderment came into his eyes. The cranberry sauce came on the table. It was perfect. It did not, as had been expected, have the thickness and stringi ness of glue. Mr. Grizzly was breathing hard. And so it went through all the dinner, and when at last he failed to find a hair pin and two or three marbles in the mince pie, he turned white as a sheet and fell to the floor. Physicians were summoned and labored over him for hours. When at last he returned to con sciousness, It" muttered : "Fourteen years in a boarding house, and heaven at last !" Judge. T.lttle Wlllle'a Tbankf nlneaa. Sunday school last Sunday our teacher In aays to me : "And are you thankful, Willie? You surely ought to be." And whi'n I told her "Yes, ma'am," she say : "That's right, my dear ; Now tell us why you're thankful, to all the class ma; hear." I couldn't seem to hardly remember what to say. But still I knew blame well I waa thankful, anyway ; And all the class was waltln', and I remem bered then, , nut didn't like to tell till the teaeber spoke again. I aat ber to excuse me ; she kept on urgln', though -"And you mustn't tell no flbbera, 'cauie fJod'll know, you know;" So I told ber 1 was thankful fer that'a the truth, you see 'Cause pa's got rheumatlzzum, and can't chase after me. S. K. Kiser. Aa Explanation. ij F "lloiwst, Mr. Turkey, I wasn't looking for you. I was just goiu' out to the barn to cut uiy corns." Your credit may be good, money Is better. but your VOX P0PULI! 1800 FCMPKIS IS CONDEMNED 70 TED'S STORY OP THANKSGIVING. We had all aat .down to dinner on that glad Thanksgiving lay The.-e were unrlea. Bunt and cousins whe had come from far away Bat before he carved thp turkey grnndp turned to little Ted;' "Can you tell un why we celebrate Thanks giving Imy?" be aald. Now Td waa only six, but be knew the slorv well. And be Jrew himself np proudly, for 'twaj oie he ioveil to tell. "The Pilgrims wished to worship God the way that thry thought best, But the king they must go to church along with all the rust. "!o t.TT'.v fieil across the ocean and they came right over here; 4 "l':is ju.4t ns oild ns could Is? 'twna the winter "f the year ; And our country then was different, and uf course there was no dock. So the whole one hundred of 'em had to land on Plymouth Kock. "It wa such n hard, cold winter that they died off thick and fast, But finally It was over and the sprlnj had come nt Inst ; And when the Pilgrims gnthered In their harvest In the fall, They felt so very happy, they were thank ful, one aud all. "And they thought they'd act apart a day In which to praise and pray, And they also bud a feasting which they railed Thanksgiving l)ny. And that Is why we keep It when our crops are gathered In, Because we, too, are thankful to have filled each loft and bin. "And I'm thankful to the Pilgrims because they made the day. For I like a good big dinner and a time to romp and play." And when our Ted had finished, "That was well told," grandpa said, And the aunts anil ancles shouted, "Here'i three cheers for little Ted 1" St. Nlchcas. -1 1 Thnnkaarlvlna; Fin, The drop-stitch cranberry pie will soor, be in our midst. (Vieago Tribune. Mose YolleWiy Have some corn? Tur key No. thank you unless you offer it to me with both hands ! Puck. "Why are you crying, my little man?" "Oh, boo-hoo-lioo ! Ma's stuffing the Thanksgiving turkey with health food." Judge. The Dog Feeling pretty blue? The Turkey Yon needn't talk. I'd rather be stuffed than a sausage, any day. Smart Set. Mr. Turkey The farmer's wife said I was getting fat. Mrs. Turkey How vul gar! She calls it "erabonpoiut" in her self. Puck. Willie This is an up-to-date turkey, papa. Papa In what way, Willie? Willie Why, it lias drumless drum-sticks. New York Times. First Turkey Poor Gobbler took sick and died last night. Second Turkey How sad ! In a few more days he might have given up his life for his country. Harper's P.azar. "Died from eatin' too much turkey," was what they told Brother Dickey of a late brother. "Goodness gracious !" he exclaimed; "heaven on earth, en heaven ahead er him !" Atlanta Constitution. "I am very sorry, Victor, to think you were such a glutton. Are you not sorry yourself that you ate so much turkey?" "Yes. mother, 'cause I hndu't any room left for the mince pie." Harper's T.azar. First Turkey Gobbler is a pretty slick article. Second Turkey What is he up to now? First Turkey Stole a package of breakfast food and eats some every morning to develop his muscles. Judge. Mickey Say, - Jimmie, does yer s'pose dere reely is folks wot has a dinner like dis ev'ry day? Jimmie Xaw. If dey eat like dis ev'ry day, wot would dey do when dey wanted ter blow deirselves? Brooklyn Life. Papa (at the Thanksgiving dinner) Tommy, you mustn't eat so much. Kv cryhody will be calling you a little "glut ton." Do you know what that is? Tom my I suppose it's a big glutton's Mttle boy. Philadelphia Ledger. Mrs. Snowe 'Liza, yoh wanter tell de Lawd dat yoh mouty grateful for dis Thanksgivin' Day. Liza Ah done told Ilim, mammy, on' it seem ter me dat Ho say : "Don't mention it, chile, dis ain't nuflin' ter wot yoh gwine ter git awn Chris'mus." Brooklyn Ijfe. Mrs. Neebud Y'ou should not blamn me, John ; I followed the directions of the recipe book. I left the turkey in the oven four hours. John (trying to be ten der) But was the oven hot, dearest? Mrs. Keebud Oh, you are so cruel, John ! How can yon expect me to think of ev erything? Smart Set. Johnny Pa, what is tact? Wise Pa Tact, Johnny, is knowing how to do things without appearing to be doing them. For instance, I asked Mr. Arid man to Thanksgiving dinner, and inci dentally I remarked that your mother would entertain us on the piano. Mr. Aridman said he wns so sorry he couldn't come. Boston Transcript. "My patrons," said the market man to Mr. Meddergrnss, "complain that those last turkeys I sold them, and which J. got from you, had a pronounced gauy flavor." "It's them fool boys o' mine," laughed Mr. Meddergrnss, slapping bis thigh. "Their maw told 'em not to play seven-up any more, an' it made 'em so mad they chopped np their deck o' card an' mixed it with the turkey .feed." Judge. Management, "Have you been tagged yet?" asked tho young woman standing near the door of the restaurant "Certainly," answered Mr. Tyte Phist, who was Just going In. "I left the tag on my overcoat, 'back at tho office." "You want a .tag, don't you?" said another girl, later In the day, as Mr.-' Tyte-Phlst was on his way home. "Oh, no," he said, "I've got one, but I'm wearing it on my undercoat." Chi cago Tribune. A Mergrer. Regular Customer There used to bo two or three little bald spots on tho crown of my head, away back. Arc they there yet? Barber No, sir, It ain't so bad as all that. Whore those spots used to be, sir, there's only one now. There must be some mistake about orange Juice being good for you: It 1 so pleasant to take. PIE.