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DAKOTA CITY, NEB. JOHN H. REAM, L . L Publisher. .. i 8TEEL TRUST AS CAT BUYER. A rat got tangled up in one of the flynamos which supply power for the great blast furnace mill of the United State Steel corporation at Gary, Ind., tays Louisville Courier-Journal. It re ulred several hours to separate the rat's remains from the dynamo and In (he meantime tho corporation was loa ns money .at the rate of a thousand flollars a minute. Now the steel trust )s advertising for cats. Advertisement Jiave been Inserted In the Gary news papers, offering; 60 cents apiece, with bo limitations as to ape, sax, size, pexllgree or character. Fifty cents a ihead Is a good price for cats and the officials of the steel trust are likely to Jbave to contend with an embarrass ment of offerings. When the news per jcolales to all the cities and small Jtowns of Indiana there will be a rush cf feline shipments to Gary and the steel trust will find Itself with a sur plus of cats scarcely less troublesome than the overplus of rats with which It baa been contending heretofore. Hun dreds of Indiana families will willingly part with all their feline possessions at a compensation of GO cents per cat. fome thousands of small boys will ex plqre the alleys and woodsheds until th'e last backyard fenco Is denuded. The report from I'lsa that royal en gineers state that the Inclination of Ihe leaning tower at that place has In creased eight Inches and that the structure Is likely to collapse will tend to further Incrense the number of those who believe that the tower was never Intended to be a freak of ma sonry, but that It became a wonder by the yielding of Its foundation on one aide. As a "drawing card" for tour ists the famous leaning tower has had value In addition to the historic con siderations, and if It should fall there would doubtless be a demand for lta reconstruction. A modern builder could give Pisa a leaning tower of greater inclination by using an an chored steel skeleton and clothing It with well fastened veneer. A speaker at a meeting of a medical society in New Jersey declared that some of the greatest surgeons living had loft sponges, forceps and other In struments in the abdominal cavities pf persons operated upon, and that the I . ' .. ... I practise was "inexcusable." This xnakea cheerful reading for the lay Rubllc, especially that portion of It that as hospital experience In prospect; but the statement of the existence of Juls practise Is also puzzling from the I fact that It must be a more or less ex pensive practise to the surgeons them- selves to be so careless about losing oo4 Instruments. A New York woman was fined Ave dollars for getting drunk in public and using the large "D" to a police man. New York seems to be doing something to keep the cost of the necessaries of life on the Great White Way within reason. An Englishman has paid $700 for a 600-year-old alphabet He could have got a new one for nothing, but these Britons are so conservative! St Louis is howling for a barrel of free ice water at each corner. Will Ice cool that concrete composition fondly thought to be water In St Louis T Doctor Wiley says that there's noth ing especially dangerous In kissing sxcept the prospect of marriage, we presume. Some one has discovered 61,000,000 germs In a malaga grape. Still, for all that, malaga grapes are pretty good eating. An elghty-thrwe-year-old Pennsylva nia dame takes her first ride on a train. She couldn't learn any younger. Even In hot weather some self-sacrificing, hard-working correspondent manages to sweat out a war scare. Staten Island has seen the first sea serpent, and now the lid ought ot be 'put on S. 1. Two Dreadnaughts will cost $23,000, 000, but that can't scare a dread naught Forty-four scrubwomen have been laid off by the city of New York. New York's economy fad knows no bounds. Down in Pittsburg the overcoat ma kers have gone on a strike. This may be the psychological moment for an overcoat strike, but who'd have thought it? Aviating and ballooning kill a man every day or two Just to prove that the air la a long way from being conquered vet Excellent hot weather watching a tennis uiaicb. exercise Is Texans are carrying Uiotguus these days. The mosquito btuson has ar rived. If Texas doesn't fctop raising tc much cwa she will get herself dis liked by Kantas. Getting back from a picnic la the real tetit ot the kind of timo you bud. Aviators are faille? 11'u.o the leavei ut the lorett. CITY ROUTS MOTHS Chicago Forester Urges Citizens to Act Individually. frees and Foliage In Many Parts of City May Be Destroyed Unless Im mediate Steps Taken to Destroy Insects, Chicago. Trees aiid foliage In many parts of Chicago urny bo destroyed by the tussock moth unkss citizens them selves, take steps to exterminate the pest This situation became clear tho ather day when Milton J. Foreman, member of the finance commit teo of the city council, said that, although he was willing to urge an appropriation U the special council meeting to nFulHt CItr Forester Prost In his fight against the pest, he doubted whether such an appropriation could bo mado legally. Meanwhile, tb.j moths are busily at tacking tho trees. The hot, dry weath er this year has developed a second "brood" of them. The most effective time for destroying these Is when the larvae are on the foliage, which will be In two week or two weeks and a half. Then spraying with arsenate of lead will kill 90 per cent, of the sec ond brood. Spraying before or after that time would !' of little UHe, com paratively, according to City Forester Pro st. "I should be willing to urge an ap propriation for t xt( rmlnatlng tho moths," said Mr. Foreman, "but I think such an appropriation would be Illegal. "You soe, as I recill It, the statute provides no appropriations must be made by the city council except in the caso of an emergency. This ennnot be called an emergency legally because tho trees do not belong to the city. If a man appeared to spray a clti ren's trees, tho latter might well aHk him by what right he did it. If he has the right to spray a tree, why might he not have the right to walk Into tho back yard of your bouse and spray your carrots?" In pointing out the depredations of tho tussock moth Mr. Prost Indicated that the city might have the right to spray the trees on tho ground that tho moths had become a nuisanco and threatened publlar health. "In north state near Delaware place," said he, "the moths are so thick that (hey are getting Into the houses. Such a condition cannot be healthful. "The moths especially attack the high grade trees the lindens, the wil lows and the Carolina poplars. The time to do the spraying la when It will 00 tn0 most good. This will bo whon 1 . I. .1 V A ...111 the larvae of the second brood will be caught on the foliage. "This department has had but a small appropriation, and that has been for trimming the trees. Even then we have no wagon to carry lud- ders and necessary tools to tho place wnere me worK is to do carried: on We have no means of getting around xcopt on the street enrs. I have asked for nn auto truck to carry our ladders and pruning tools. "We nave accomplished a great deal, but we have very little money for our work. I have received hun dreds of letters In regard to the moths, but I am practically helpless. It would take a great deal of money $5,000 at the outside to do the work effectively. "A spraying outfit costs about $400. The material for spraying would cost $200 or $400 more for each outfit "In Boston they have twelve spray ing outfits throughout the city. In other cities In the east the work Is carried on -effectively. There the gypsy moth, or some other variety, Is producing the same havoc- among the trees that the tussock moth is in this city, WIDE SHOULDERS ARE TO GO Wrestler's Chest on Hlp-Cllnglng Coat and Pefl-Top Trousers Are Among Latest Styles. Chicago. Well tailored men of the coming fall will be narrow of shoulder and broad of chest, and the present typo of wide shouldered but anaemic "clothing store athlete" will have van ished from the realm of the elite. Exhibits at the fashion show, which was held recently at the Coliseum In this city, presaged the passing of the artificial wide shoulder and bore evi dence that superfluous cloth In future will be lavished on the chest. There were all sorts of natty novel ties at the fashion show, novelties In tended to becomo staples by men who are afraid the average citizen will cling too long to his old clothes. Crowds of men, anxious to keep In touch with the "proper thing," wan dered through the Coliseum and decid ed that more changes In male attire have been planned for the coming Bcason than have been offered In many years. The overcoat of "tho man who knows" will be loose and baggy. The CANARY BIRD HANGS ITSELF Little Songster Tires of Life When Its Mate Dies and Deliberately Commits Suicide. S-'aford. Del. Orlevlng over tho ii t.th i;f another bird, which had been its tinting mate for over two years, a iMiiary owned by Mrs. Murtlu llaiu-ii-.u'-il. who lives near hero, commuted si". ule uy uaning ut'iscu in mo tup ( r l:'.s c:i:;e. The little bird had made eovcral at tempts u end Hs life, but was always ilihi ciwred In tinia. Its method was tn tly to the top of the cage ond push lui l.i -a I between the metal burs and tin ii li up Its feet. Tl'tnl.ins ll.e little songster had grown ti.-ed ot confinement, the cago .;ri;r was opened, but the bird refused id 'oi:io nut utid afterward would not r:it. i last iitt' i'n t to mil all was not ,!l . eovorad in. Ill (no late to save its i:o Thu cuuarv was u beautiful I.I.Ut! uter. WILL NOT REMARRY . , - , V . ' J" t mi I r P : f EW YORK. Mrs. Ava Astor has from England, and has put a quietus on the rumors that had been current to the effect that she and her divorced husband. Col. John Ja cob Astor, intended to marry each other again. Mrs. Astor declares that there Is no foundation for the story, as neither she nor Col. Astor wishes to re-wed. She will go at once to Newport, whe-e the home of her brother. Barton Willing, has been reopened for her, and in October she will return to England and will go to playing golf. EA TING CATS MEA T London Officers Say Sales Not for Human Consumption. Purveyors Uphold Them and Trades men Aver Purchasers Among Poorer Classes Are for Animals Sold In Poor Sections. London. Toward the end of the year 1907 the medical officer of health to the London county council reported that "there can, of course, be no doubt that much cat's meat Is still eaten by human beings In London. It Is large ly sold In extremely poor neighbor hoods, and the women seen buying a fourpennyworth or a flvepenny worth are clearly not buying meat for cats Tariff reformers Jumped at this statement, out of which they have made a great deal of capital, both In the house of commons and in their campaigns in the country. It is not refuted by a detailed report from Dr. D. L. Thomas, tho medical officer of health for Stepney, wno has had 24 years experience of the East end of London. He deals with the subject in his annual report this year. In the borough of Stepney there are 25 purveyors of cat's meat, each of whom w'as Interviewed by Doctor Thomas, and "each ono was emphatic In his statement that none of his cus tomers bought horseflesh for human tood. Even the very poorest had It wrapped In paper, and then they carry it home In a gingerly fashion, as if It latest thing In keep-warm clothing Is called a "greatcoat." Any size will fit any one fairly well, but Is guaran teed not to fit any Individual perfectly. The "straight front" close fitting collar has been placed on the black list and Its most favored successor Is one that looks somewhat like the Eliz abethan ruff and appears to be a lit tle rough on the neck. Flowing ties, long decried as evi dence of Elbert Hubburdlsm, have come Into thoir own. Their only rival for popular favor Is a varl-colored tie, which displays an amazing set of con trasts when knotted four-in-hand. Black waistcoats must be worn with dress suits; a riding habit must be of a solid color, and the dressing gown must be of Chantlcler pattern. These are other edicts of the powers that be In clothesdom as laid down at the fashion show. The narrow-shouldered business suit, In addition to Its burly chest, will be remarkablo for the exceeding close ness of Its fit around the hips. Peg top trousers, gripping the shoe tops tightly, will be worn as the accom panying nether garments. BLUE JAY ROBS Another Steals Pis Off Table, While Others Take Nuts Away From Squirrels. I.a Fayette, Ind. An unusual theft was committed at the picnic ground at Tecumseh Trail, near this city. Mrs. Frank Morris and Mrs. John Thompson of Lebanon, with Mrs. Mor ris' two sons, aged 8 and 11, were seuated at a table ou a bluff overlook ing tho Wabash river eating luncheon. when a large bluejuy darted down from a sycamore treo and seizing a Htruw hat from the ohler boy's head flew away with It. Tho members of the party were so bewildered they scarcely knew what had happened. Tho boy cried bitterly wheu ho saw the bird flying away with hi headgear. A few minutes before tho hat was taken a bluejuy had swooped down from a treo and stolen a pit to of pie off the tublo. Thu lud's hat was a large one, and COLONEL ASTOR J L'i- 0 MMMtavts mm Just . returned to this country North Berwick for the purpose of were something unclean and revolt ing." "Tho usual amount," said Doctor Thomas, "expended by each customer for cat's meat in this borough Is farthing to a halfpenny. Only ten pur veyors had sold a pound of cat's meat (which costs four or five cents) at time, and then It was to neighboring tradesmen, who were known to keep dogs. Three purveyors only sold four- penny-worth at a time, and the buyers were well known to them, and kept big dogs." If there were any foundation for the statement that poor people eat horse flesh, the Bale of cat's meat would have Increased with the Increase of unem ployment and poverty, but It 1b not so. In every part of the borough there has been a decrease, but the decrease has been most marked In that part in which unemployment mostly prevails. It was stated In a newspaper that In Whltechapel, within a Bhort distance of Aldgate station, there are several shops whero horseflesh is sold for hu man food. Doctor Thomas states that there are only three cat's meat shops in the whole of the Whltechapel dis trict, and there is less cat's meat sold In this district than In any other part of tho borough. At two shops" near the docks Doctor Thomas was told that sometimes for eign sailors asked to be served with cat's meat, stating that they know It is horseflesh, and that they have been accustomed to eat it abroad. They are never served. Aeroplane for Freight. Douglass, Ariz. Dr. J. J. P, Arm strong has contracted with A. M. Williams, an aviator of this city, to convey placer mining machinery from Douglass to a property in the Chi liuahua mountains, Mexico. The dis tance is about three hundred miles. The machinery 1b such that It can be carried only In one hundred pound lots. Williams owns and operates a monoplane. This Is probably the first contract made calling for the commercial use of a heavler-than-alr machine. Phonograph Wills Valid. St. Petersburg. Russian Jurists are favorable to the validity of wills made by phonograph. Experts In hand writ ing practically declare that the skill of forgers renders tho discovery al most Impossible, and the Jurists be lieve that a will registered by phono graph will prove a method of avoid ing fraud. Mosquitoes Turn on Poet. Orange, Tex. Oil drilling operations and other outdoor work In localities along this section of tho gulf coast have been suspended temporarily on account of tho voracious swarms of mosquitoes which prey upon the men, The pest Is tho worst ever known In the lowlands. BOY OF HAT weighed almost as much as the bird that carried it away. The bluejnys at the Trail and at tho Soldiers' home at the top of the hill are unusually bold this year. The r.gcd soldiers and widows feed peanuts to thu pet squirrels about tho grounds, and tho bluejays, fioiu their lofty perches In tho oak trees dart to tho ground and take the nuts away from tho squlrrelH. Sometimes the squirrels, when they have eaten all tho peanuts they desire bury them In the ground. The blue- ays carefully watch the operation and then fly down, scratch up thu earth and carry away the peanuts. Tho picnic party watched the blue- Jay fly away with tho hat, and as It toured aloft another bird, evidently an accomplice, met It aud they nuw away together. Persona who doubt tho truth of the story may obtain uillda vita from those wuo buw the luddents. R0FITABLE DAIRYING sll Bjr HUGH Dairy Expert Iowa Weigh and Test the Milk I In the foregoing articles the writer has discussed the feeding, breeding and testing of the dairy. When a herd of cows Is given the proper care and feed during a year's time, each cow in the herd has had an oppor tunity to produce largely and profit ably. As a matter of fact, however, there are few herds in the United States today every Individual of which is a profit-producing animal and as has before been stated the only meth od of determining which of the ani mals It Is that 1b lacking In butter making ability la to weigh and test the milk continuously through the year. This having been done, It is enly a course of time until the dairy farmer Is well acquainted with ea-h Individual cow and It is time now for him to be disposing of Ithe inferior cows and taking better care of the good cows and replacing the poor cows with those that have merit. Only Pure-Bred 8lres Should Be Used. As has been pointed out before, the calf may have a good sire and a good mother but still, owing to the fact that some place back In his pedigree three to five generations there may be a very poor Individual whose character istics he Is almost as liable to repro duce as he Is those characteristics of Making his sire and dam, it is always better to fit grade male calves for veal and sell them to the butcher as soon as possible. Furthermore, as a rule the greatest profit to be gained from calves of such breeding Is at this time. There are many systems ' of feeding calves for veal which will re sult In a profit To demand the largest price the calves should be fat and In good condition. The best grade of veal is produced from the feeding of whole milk nursed direct from the cow, but because the calf should be four weeks old before being vealed, It Is rather an 'expensive process to permit It to nurse for four weeks' time. It Is possible to feed them other foods rather than whole milk but to the experienced buyer of veal, unless care Is taken In the feed ing, the coarser feed will be detected. The feeder should watch the calf and sell it as soon as the white of the eye begins to take on a yellow tint The color of the white of the eye Is Indi cative of the character of the veal. Making Veal. In Scotland and Holland where the making of veal Is carried on for profit largely, they have systems of feeding characteristic ot the cows. In Scot land the younger calves are permitted to nurse the first milk from the cow, taking as much as they care for; the older calves are given that which re mains the last milk or the milk -Yearling Holsteln Heifers, Well which Is always the richest. In Hol land the calves as soon as born a9 placed In very narrow Btalls where they cannot turn around although they can lie and stand comfortably. Three times a day the calves are given all the milk they can drink. During the period of eight to ten weeks of fattening, these calves drink on an average of about thirty-four pounds of milk a day, but where fed so large ly It Is necessary to give them finely ground shells and sand to prevent scours. In both ot these countries the calves are kept la a warm, dry barn In stalls that are well bedded and kept dark. It Is believed that in feeding for veal calves will do better and produco a better quality of veal where they are conlined in darkened quar ters rather than permitting them to be fed In a light place. In this coun try, however, It Is doubtful If the tlm has been reached when the butcher will appreciate the difference between extra good veal and veal of a medium class to such a great extent that he will pay the difference In price, and It Is doubtful If the Amer ican feeder can afford to feed calves In this manner. Feeding Calves. More care must be used in feeding tho calves that are to become the fu ture producing herd. Many great mis takes are made from the time the calf A 1 J ir ; Hrrr VJ Sirs i5U ri$ v? f H- fyiA A ",, Ni M H h i , G. VAN PELT State Dairy Association Is born until cowhood and these mis takes undoubtedly account largely for the fact that we have as many poor cows as we do. It matters little how well bred a calf Is at time of birth, un less It Is raised and cared for prop erly it will very likely be a disappoint ment when the time comes that It should produce largely. When the heifer calf that Is to be saved Is born, It should remain the first two or three days with Its mother or un til such tlmo as the Inflammation has left Cio udder of the dam. This Is for two reasons: In the first place, the calf Is not exceedingly strong and it would gain strength much more quickly where It Is allowed to remain with the mother and under her care than where It Is subjected to tho care of the feeder at once and taught to drink milk from a pail. In the second place, common dairy cows usually have a considerable amount of Inflam mation in the udder at freshening time and there is no way in which this inflammation may be relieved so quickly or efficiently as by the process of nursing which the calf only knows. When the youngster is taken from its mother it will not drink milk for the first 12 or 15 hours as a rule, and It Is better to allow It to become v-1 Silage. hungry and to an extent drink of Its own free will rather than to try to force it to learn to drink when it is not hungry. Oftentimes one becomes fearful that the calf will die because It will not take nourishment from the pall, but this Is useless. Calves at this age can get along well without milk for 24 hours and by that time they are always willing to take milk from the pall with a little coaxing. For the first two weeks especially of the calf's life It should receive warm, new milk from its mother as soon as drawn. It should always be borne In mind that young calves should never receive cold milk and If for some cause or other the milk becomes cold It should be heated up to a tempera ture of 90 degrees before being fed. Much of the calf colic and scours, from the effects of which many calves die, is caused by feeding milk that Is cold. Warm Milk Essential. During the first two weeks there should be nothing added but the milk given warm direct from the mother. During this time care should be taken not to overfeed the calf. A good rule to follow Is to feed five pounds of the warm milk night and morning If the cow Is being milked only twice a day, but this Is not the best plan be cause when the calf Is permitted to remain with the mother it will be no ticed tbat it takes nourishment very Bred, Well Fed and Well Raited. often and many times during the day. In this way It receives only a small amount at a time and the liability of sickening Is much less. Calves will do much better where they are fed at least three times a day, of course, In order to do this the cow must bo milked that many times. In dairy dis tricts dairy cows have been bred up to the point where it Is absolutely necessary to milk them when fresh three times a day because of the large amount of milk which they produce. Feeding of Skim Milk. In this way by the time the ralf Is 40 days old he is taking all skimmed milk and his ration Is very Inexpens ive. At tho time when the sklmm.-il milk begins to be added to the ra tion, calf scours and colic are very liable to occur. To eliminate this danger It Is advisable to feed blood flour with the milk. There are two advantages In feeding this flour. The first which has beeu suggested is to eliminate the danger of scours and it Is doubtful whether or not there Is anything that Is more efficient for this purpose. In the second plare, the blood flour adds a great deal of pro- tola and bone phosphate which is lit il- Ized for the purpose of growing bone and muscle and giving size to the calf, To keep the youngster in good rondl- Hon a gruel made of oil meal or flax- seed cooked with hot water and r In small amounts with the milk Is valuable in that it contains a great deal ot fat to replace tha'. which has been removed by the separator. When the cnlf Is between four and six weeks old It will begin to take feed of a solid nature, the first evidences of; which will be that the calf will nibble at clover hay If the opportunity is af forded. At this time such feeds should be supplied. Never Overfeed the Calf. V( When the calf has reached tho sg of two months the milk ration can hi slightly Increased, l-'p to this time 1( should never exceed ten or twelv pounds dally. Mistakes are more often made In feeding the calf too much milk than In feeding It not enough. Any changes that are made should be gradual. Radical changes always re sult in throwing the calf off feed by sickening it either with scours, caU colic or some other of tho diseases tc which young calves are susceptible), The milk should never be Increased more than by a pound a day and It should be borne In mind that the call should never receive more than twen ty pounds of milk In a day at any age, Too many feeders believe that the quality that Is lost by removing the fat can be replaced by greatenlng the quantity. This Is a mistake for even though the calf had the power of drinking 100 pounds of skimmed milk It would not receive as much fat as It would from one pound of whole rich milk. Summing up, then, the proper way to raise the calves Is to feed them from ten to not exceeding twenty pounds of milk daily and replace the nutrients which havo been removed by the separator with a grain ration1 which Is palatable and acceptable tc the calf, and then allow the youngstei to derive the remainder of nutrients from alfalfa or clover hay. Keep Calves In Good Quarters. The management of the calf has as much to do with its welfare as does the feeding. As a rule, calves in dairy districts are born In the fall be cause the cows can be milked and the calves raised during the wlntei months when the farmer has more times and also because he realizes that the cow which freshens in the fall will produce 20 per cent, more milk and butter-fat than tho cow which freshens In the spring. Owing to this the calf 13 kept In the barn during the first six months of his life. It should be kept In a stall which is roomy, dry, well-bedded, well-ventilated, with plenty of light. Under these conditions, he receives sufficient exercise and keeps In a healthy, thrifty condition so as to grow well. On the other hand, If the calf is kept In a stall that is dark or damp or ill ventilated, he la very liable to be come affected with one of the two dozen Ills to which the calf is sus ceptible and will die. On bright days after the calf has reached the ago ot four weeks he should be turned out to play even though the weather Is cold, because the exercise and the fresh air and sunshine he receives Is greatly beneficial to him. An hour of such treatment dally Is excellent, but the calf should not be allowed to remain out long enough to become cold and chilled, for herein agalu lies another danger. After the winter has passed and springtime comes the calf will give little more trouble, for It has reached the size and age when It can get a large portion of its subsistence from the grasses of the pasture, but for the first year It should not be com pelled to live entirely on grass. The digestive apparatus of the calf has not yet become sufficiently developed to permit of the consumption of enough nutrients from feed containing so much water as does grass. For this reason Is should be given a ration of corn, oats, bran, and oil meal twice daily for the first year at least and then, of course, during the second winter it should be carried through on a ration composed largely of rough age, such as clover hay, alfalfa hay, corn silage, etc., with a slight amount of concentrated feeds. In order to de velop to the greatest degree the di gestive apparatus. Calves raised un der these conditions will make largo growth and by the time they have reached the age of two years they will have the size, stamina, reserve force and power to freshen; and with the good breeding and productive powers of their ancestors they should producer profitably even the first year, and if the owner continues with his good care and feeding he has reason to be disappointed If they do not produce for him at least 250 pounds of butter In their two-year-old form. Likewise) Is he In a position to compliment him self If these results are attained. HE GOT THE EXACT TRUTH Truthful Man Asked for It and It Must ' Be Allowed It Was Handed Him. In hla anxiety to learn what the congregation really thought of him and his sermons the sensltl young minister picked out a man who he believed could be depended upon to miiigle with the home-going church crowd and report their remarks with out giving them a fictitious compli mentary tinge. The amateur detective was summoned to the ministerial presence. "Roger," said the pastor, "are you a truthful man?" "I am, please heaven," said Ruger, piously. "If put to the test would you have the courage to repeat personal critl eliitu accurately no matter whether It gave pain or pleasure?" "I would, please heaven," said Roger. "What prflof can you give that you are sufficiently trustworthy?" the min ister persisted. "I you mean what proof can I give that I Mand In fear or favor of no man," sal.l Roger. "I will Just repeat s few of the things I heard said lakt Sunday about you nnd your work. It you don't mind. They said If pa. tor wa-,n't quite so long winded, ond didn't saw the air bo much and chaw his words so, and would just tend to Ids own business and glvo them more real, old-fashioned ri!l;:,lnti an I not so ;n.K'h literary cliafT lie wouldn't b.s a i tail sort of a 1 re;i''hf r." "Thank you," taid the minister j humbly. "That Is all, It'ijjer."