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ATT" y v i ! MOTTO All Tho News When It Is News. I ! VOL. 19. DAKOTA CITY, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1911. NO. 25. TPr, A TL OFFERS PEACE PLAN MEXICAN STATESMAN PROPOSES REFORMS AS MEANS TO END THE REVOLUTION. LAY DOWN ARMS IS DEMAND Should Rebels Fall to Adopt HI Ad vice Llmantour, Diaz' Adviser, Rec ommends Formation of Guerrilla Bands to Combat Insurrectos. PurlB. Jose Ives Llmantour, minis ter of finance In President Diaz" cab inet, In an Interview here Monday In dicated that the Iron grip of Diaz on Mexico Is becoming weaker and that a result of the revolution Is the fore runner of more liberal rule In the re public. The government, says Senor Llman tour, should grant a reform of the evils that led to the Insurrection. As an essential preliminary to peace he demands that the Insurgents lay dwn their arms pending negotiations. Importance Is given to these declar ations by the fact that Senor Llman tour has nn International reputation as one of the ablest statesmen of Mex ico and that he always has been a Btanch supporter of Diaz. His change of front Is taken to mean that a progressive section of the ruling class has come to a realization of the neces sity of relaxing the rigid govern mental system of the nation to meet popular demands. Should the Insurgents fail to adopt the advice to return to their homes pending the Initiation of negotiations with the government, Senator Llman tour foresees the likelihood of a pro tracted and wasting struggle, for he says the federal forces are no ma. h for the cowboy Insurgents, whose nimble-footed ponies easily escape from the ravines and mountain fastnesses. Accordingly he recommends tho de liberate formation of guerrilla bands by the government, for the purpose of combating the Insurgents on their own conditions. For himelf. the minister said that he had no political Ambition, though he had been frequently urged to con test the presidency with President Diaz. He expects to start homo with in two weeks. DEMOCRATS GET VETO POWEF louse Adopts Rule Permitting, Supply Bills to Be Carried by Two Thirds Vote. Washington. The naval appropria tion bill was taken up Monday when the Mann filibuster In the house on the omnibus war claims bill came to an end with the adoption of a "gag" rule and the passage of the omnibus bill. This rule was made to cover all bills carrying appropriations. It provides that they can be carried under suspen sion of the rules when supported by a two-thirds vote. This will restrict de bate on them to 40 minutes. The Democrats accepted the rule, as the two-thirds vote necessary gives them a veto power over the proposed suspension. Chairman Dalzell of the committee on rules first presented It with the provisions that a majority of the houre could suspend the rules. The Democrats protested so vigorously that the modified rule was brought out. Mann's filibuster on the war claims bill began Friday. He succeeded in bavin? stricken from the bill the pro vision for the payment of overtime, navv yard claims. The proposition to pay the allowed French pronation claims was defeated. As the bill passed It provides only for the allowed southern war claims. During an Impassioned speech In ad vocacy of an authorization this year of four battleships Instead of two, Representative Richmond Pearson Hobson predicted this country would be at war with Japan In ten months, and thnt the war would last six years, or perhaps a decade. MANY TURKS DIE IN QUAKE Violent Shock at Monastir Causes Big Loss of Life and Wreck ing of Buildings. Constantinople A violent earth quake was experienced In the city of Monastir and elsewhere throughout the vilayet of Monastir Monday. Many were killed. Several mosques and houses were demolished. The population Is camping out and suffering intensely with the cold. The authorities have appealed to the gov ernment for 11(10 tents and relief funds. Monastir is a city of Kuropenn Tur key, capital of the vilayet of Monastir, In Macedonia. It is SH miles north west of Salonlkl. It Is an Imnnrtnnt military center and has a large trade In wheat nnd tobacco, besides having manufactories of gold and silverware and carpf ts. The population, which H estimated at 4.".ono, s a medley of all ti e nation alities found in Macedonia. Christians number about half of the total. Vote Fraud Probe Halted. D.inville, 111. Owing to the serious Illness of Foreman I.-aac Woodyard the grand Jury whlgh is Investigating the alleged corruption through tho buying arid selling of voles in this (Vernilloni county, ndjourned Mon day until February 27 Doctor to Become Lieutenants. Washington. President Taft sent to the fenate tho nominations of .sixty-seven prominent Illinois physi cians, to be first lieutenants of the medical reserve corps. A CURIOSITY ff..Hlr AVV?W about to cast ii, 1 As It May Be In Soma of the Vote-Sslllng Districts by the Time Another Election Rolls Around. TRUST IS HARD HIT COLD STORAGE COMBINE LOSES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN BUTTER AND EGGS. PRICES DECLINE 50 PER CENT. Herbert A. Emerson, Chicago Packer, Declares Economy of Housewives Figure Largely In Causing Values to Decline. Chicago. Herbert A. Emerson, president of the United States Pack ing company of this city, who will testify before the subcommittee of the state senate committee on live stock and dairying, In a statement Sunday declared that millions of pounds of butter and 50,000 cases of eggs in cold st6rage which are usually consumed before February 1, remain unsold this year. Mr. Emerson In amplifying his state ment said that the cold storage trust has lost millions of dollars within the last two months through the smashing of the cold storage corner on eggs and butter. "Consumers throughout the country will be greatly pleased to know that the butter and egg trust which has had Buch a firm grip on the throats of consumers and producers alike for the last five years, has at last met Its Wa terloo, and this has been brought about through the publicity given the operations of the trust by the press," said Mr. Emerson. "There are today In storage In the United States In the warehouses which report to the association known as the American Warehousemen's associ ation, approximately 30,000.000 pounds of butter, and In the warehouses which do not report to the American Ware housemen's association an equal amount, or about GO. 000. 000 pounds of surplus frozen butter taken away from the consumers throughout the last H months. "It was held with the expectation of making the consumer pay approximate ly 40 cents to 45 cents per pound for this butter for which the producers re ceive only about 20 cents per pound, and In paying the producer tor his butter It is bought in the form of what is known as butter fat In other words, they buy the cream separated from the milk and the trust concerns operating creameries figure on what Is known as an overrun of from 30 to 35 per cent. "Nearly a year ago the press began to call attention to the operations of the butter and egg trust and the result has been that the housewife has kept close watch on her bills and has econo mized whenever opportunity presented itself. The result Is at present the finest creamery butter can be bought throughout the United States at from 27 cents to 28 cents per pound." SEES A PROSPEROUS YEAR Charles M. Schwab Returns From Eu rope In Optimistic Mood Over Business Outlook. New York. Charles M. Schwab re urned on the Mauretanla Friday from his midwinter vacation In Europe a more pronounced optimist as to the world-wide business outlook rbr the year than he was when ho left New ork three months ago. "Every sign points to an unusually prosperous year, not only In tho United States, but throughout the vorld," said Mr. Schwab. "The de iression that to a greater or less ex tent extended around the world fol lowing our big panic of 1007, appears to have been replaced by a vigor of confidence and activity that augurs well. Business In all line Is boom ing, and in nothing more than In steel and Iron. We could have no better sign than this." Find Body of Young Girl. Rockford, 111. The unrecognizable remains of Alice Winchester, pretty and sweet sixteen, who disappeared from her home Sunday evening, No vember 27, were found Monday by fishermen In Rock river nt this point. The body had been buffeted about In water all winter and was identified only by clothing. Alice Winchester disappeared following a quarrel with her sweetheart. A bruise over the eye and missing teeth were at first taken as evidences of foul play and the police are investigating. "The onlv man vAnt wasn't diet roncKitecf V tvjter last election is V TILLMAN IN COLLAPSE BREAKS DOWN IN SPEECH PRAIS ING COLLEAGUES. Is Overcome by His Emotions and Weakness From Recent Ill ness and Stops Eulogy. Washington. Soon after begin ning a speech in eulogy of tht. late Senators Jonathan P. Dolllver of Iowa and Alexander S. Clay of Georgia, Sen ator Ben S. Tillman of South Carolina sank sobbing Into his seat, overcome by his emotions and loss of strength due to his Illness of last year. Senator Bacon of Georgia moved hastily over and took a soat by the South Carolinian. A few words from Mr. Paeon in a measure restored the control of his nerves to Mr. Tillman, and shortly afterward he feebly walked from the chamber. The attempt to speak at length was the first Mr. Tillman had made since his return to his duties, and hla friends had feared It might prove too great a tax upon his impaired strength. , Mr. Tillman's concluding words were: "Dolllver, as we called him, was a great man. Great men are plentiful In this country, but not so great as Dolllver. Good men are plentiful in this county, but not so good aa Clay. They both have left us, and we know not how soon our own time may come. "I feel that with especial force. But but I cannot go on, Mr. President. I have thoughts, but the words will not come. So I will sit down." Senator Cullom compared Mr. Dol llver with Garfield and declared him to have been one of the ablest and by all odds the most eloquent public men of his time. TW0 AMERICANS ARE HELD International Complications May Re sult In Capture of Men Beliewd to Be Mexloon Rebels. Mexlcala, Mexico. International complications of a very grave na ture may result from the visit here of United States Attorney McCorralek nd United States Marshal Young worth. The officials after an Investi gation find that W. J. Holmes, a prom inent magazine writer, and J. M. Mc Donald, an American soldier of for tune, are In the custody of federal troops guarding the International border. The two Americans were captured by the United States following the battle between the rebels and federal troops of Mexico February 15. The two men, fully armed, were found In hiding across the line on the Ameri can side. They are believed by the federal troops to bo chief lieutenants or the leaders of the revolutionists. The Mexican authorities have de manded their prosecution. Attorney McCormlck has called on the state department at Washington for advice. CHANLER'S TROUBLES AT END Llna Cavallerl Said to Have Made Settlement for Small Sum Sep aration Probable. New York. It. was gljcn out by friends of Llna Cavallerl that tho singer has succeeded in obtain'..; a financial settlement from her hus bai.d, Robert Wlnthrop Chanler, and that all court proceedings have been dropped. If anything further Is done it will be simply a suit to obtain a separation. Oresto Cavallerl, brother of the prima donna, visited New York for the second time about four weeks ago and it was understood ho was author ized to conclude the entire matter in Its financial sense. Mounted Robbers Raid Store. Centerville, Inil. Two mounted rob bers rode Into tills town Saturday, broke In the rear door of the store of Thomas Dunbar, where tho post of fice Is located, blew open the safe, and escaped with $;oo In stamps am' $15 In cash. Four Safes Dlown Open. Bridgeport, 111. The safes In four business houses here were blown Saturday and the robbers escaped with booty amounting to more than 12.000. SEVEN DEAD IN FIRE ONLY HEAD OF FAMILY SAVED , tWHEN HOME BURN8. Mother and 8lx Children Burned- Falling Stairway Prevent Father From Losing Hi Life. Sutton, W. Va. The home of .T. D. Hardin in this city was de stroyed by fire and his wife and flv children, ranging In age from' three to fourteen years and a little girl named Ada Oreen, who mado her home with the Hardins, perished In the flame. Hardin escaped. The fire was caused by a natural gas grate. When Mrs. Hardin awoke the entire first floor was ablaze. Awaken ing her husband, he seized two of thi children and dashed for a stairway, which immediately collapsed. The two children were lost, whllo th father was precipitated to a point ot safety. Mrs. Hardin, seeing the stairway fall, Jumped from the second story. receiving Injuries from which eh died later. The bodies of the five Hardin chil dren and that of Ada Green were cre mated. The Hardin home was located on the outskirts of the town, and although neighbors discovered the blazing build ing before Mrs. Hardin Jumped from the window they were powerless to render assistance. There was no ladder In the neigh borhood long enough to reach the seo- ond story windows and spectator stood horrified by the knowledge that the children were being burned to death and they could not prevent It. Twenty minutes after the fire wan discovered the wooden building was a blazing mass and ten minutes later collapsed. Scores of men searched the smoking pile of ashes and charred boards for the bodies, but no atom of human form could be found. Mr. Hardin is crazed by grief and la forcibly detained In a hospital to pre vent him doing himself bodily harm. SPECIAL MAKES RECORD RUN Train Bearing Charles G. Gates Tra els at Rate of Over Mile a Minute. New York. The Bpeclal train carry ing Charles O. Gates, stricken son of John W. Gates, from Yuma. Arie., ar rived In New York Sunday night after a record breaking run over the New York Central lines from Chicago. Mr. Gates was taken suddenly 111 with blood poisoning in Texas and, was rushed toward the eastern metropolis to receive expert medical attention. On the last lap of the Journey from Chicago to New York, 975 miles, all records for eastern travel were bro ken. The distance was covered la 989 minutes. Mr. Gates left Chicago at 5 a. m. and bis train was stand ing In the Lexington avenue station 4 10:49 p. m. Through change of en gines along the route there was lost twenty-six minutes, so that the actual running time for the distance was 963 minutes. DESTROYER IS LAUNCHED New War Vessel Christened by Slate of the Young Hero Whose Name It Bears. Newport News, Va. Christen by Miss Eleanor R. Monaghan, a Bister of the man after whom It 1 named, the torpedo boat destroyer Monaghan slipped down the wa) at the government shipyard, amid the. fluttering of flags, shrieking of whit tles and cheers of a little knot of prominent mei. and women astern bled to witness the event The new boat glided gracefully out upon the waters of the Chesapeake, and wa caught by a government tug and tow ed to an anchorage to await comple tion. KAISER HONORS A PLUMBER Bestows Notable Distinction Upon Ordinary Artisan Never Before Conferred In German History, Berlin. The kaiser has conferred the notable distinction of life-long membership of tho Prussian upper chamber (HerrenhariB) on Herr Harry Plate of Hanover, a master plumber. This honor, wh' h Is traditionally bestowed on nohh men ns a reward for eminent service to the state, has never before been uwarded to an or dinary artisan. Herr Plate will take bis place In the most exclusive of leg islative chambers. This worklngman peer is one of the leading non-Social-1st labor lenders in the country. Tramp Assails Gould Home. New York. A tramp hurled brick through one of 1 he library win dows of the homo of Miss Helen Gould In Fifth av nue. having become angered when refused alms at the 1oor. Miss Gould was In an adjoining room and was unhurt, but Mrs. Ed ward Scholes was struck on tho head and escaped serious Injury only bo cause of an abundance of hair. (50,000,000 for Good Roads. Harrlsburg, Pk. Governor Tennr had Introduced ln,o tho legislature Monday a bill to provide for a bond issue f $r,fl,000,fifni, to provide good roads. A state highway commission er Is to have charge of spending the rnon ey. Train Blast Injures Many. Washington. Three men probably were hurt fnlally and a number sus tained Injuries Monday when a freight locomotive on tho B. & O rail road exploded near Randolph, Md. New Of Hurry Costly Usually Cautious, He Hastily Bought th Nickel Plate Because It Was Going to Be Sold to Jay , Gould. "I wish you could have seen William H. Vanderbilt upon one occasion whon h thought he was compelled to de cide whether he would spend several millions In the purchase ot a railroad or let It go," said the late Charles C. Clarke, who was for many years one of the most Intimate personal friends of Mr. Vanderbilt and a vice-president of the Vanderbilt H.c. "In order the better to understand the description, I am going to glvo you, I ought to remind you," contin ued Mr. Clarke, "of the manner In which the Nickel Plate railroad was built. It was promoted chiefly by (Jen. Sam Thomas and Cal Price wo always called him Cal and we suspected from 'the beglpnlng that It was built with the Intent, by a sort of genteel blackmail, to compel Vanderbilt to buy 1L It ran from Buf falo to Chicago and practically paral leled the Lake Shore railroad. There did not appear to be the slightest ne cessity for building a railroad there, since the Lake Shore coulf take care of all the business that was offered. That was the reason why we sus pected that the chief object Brlce and Thomas had In promoting the rail road was to unload it at a fat profit upon the Vanderbllts. "Just about that time Mr. Vander bilt wan having a good deal of per plexity on account of the building of the West Shore railroad, which prac tically parallels the Now York Central from New York city to Buffalo; and ho was accustomed to declare that he'd be hanged If he'd buy tho West Shore, and he'd be d d if ho'd buy the Nickel Plato. Yet he bought the Nickel Plate, almost In the twinkling of an eye; and I'll tell you exactly how It happened, although a part of the anecdote has already been pub lished. "One day I was with Mr. Vanderbilt In his office when some one brought to him a telegram that had come over the company's wires from Buffa lo. He opened It and read It, and then handed It to me. As nearly as I can recollect, the telegram stated that Gen. Thomas and Cal Brlce had Just left BufTalo In a private car with Jay Gould as a guest, and that they were going to take him on a tour of Inspec tion over the Nickel Plate. " 'What do you think of that, Char lie?" asked Mr. Vanderbilt, excitedly. "T don't know what to think of It,' I replied. " 'Well. I know, Mr. Vanderbilt cried, as he Jumped out of his chair srd beg-" walking excitedly back and forth. 'They've got tired fishing for me and they're going to have Gould make an offer to buy tho Nickel Plate President Who William McKlnley' Unfailing Kindli ness and Tenderness of Heart Il lustrated by an Incident at a Cabinet Meeting. During the entire period that Wil liam McKlnley was president of the United States, Lyman J. Gage was sec retary of the treasury, and as such was brought Into close official and personal relations with McKlnley. "With the exception of Abraham Lincoln, McKlnley, In all probability, had a greater tenderness of heart than any man who has been president," said Mr. Gage, "and his nobility of mind was the equal of that of any of his predecessors. Let mo illustrate by an incident that occurred in a cabinet meeting, and for the occurrence of which I was primarily responsible. "After I had been in I ho treasury department for some time It was brought to my attention that one of tho department's subordinate officials had dared to write for publication an article that, to my mind, breathed In subordination of tho highest degree. Quito naturally, I was offended and In dignant, so much so, In fact, that I took the first opportunity to cp the attention of President McKink'y and the cabinet to the breach of discipline. 1 minced no words In declaring lo the president that peremptory removal of the official In question was Justified by hla dlbloyalty and the studied Insult h. hail placed iu his communication. Then I read in full what the subordinate had written, observing all the while the president seemed greatly Interested. "When 1 had finished, the president was silent for u inori nt, then he said : "'.Mr. Secretary, It eems to me that if this communication is written iir a spirit of disloyally, and if it contains a studied insult, as you believe and d. dare, then thut disloyalty and thnt In sult affects the pr siderit of tho United States (piile as much as tliey do tho secretary of the treasury.' "'That is precisely my view of the matter, Mr. President ' I replied. 'That Is why I have brought this communi cation to the attention of yourself and Ihe cabinet. I do not believe that It Is r'l?' . nor for the best Interest of News TrfesTEiaMr to Vanderbilt and do what he wants to with 1L That must be stopped.' "It seemed to me that Mr. Vander bilt was in a good deal of a hurry; so I said that If Gould bought It he would only get a roadbed and a streak of rust. " That doesn't make any difference,' he retorted vehemently. 'He mustn't have IL We don't want any more trouble with Gould. I am going to ac cept Thomaa' offer Instantly, and per haps Gould will learn before he gets through the tour of Inspection that Vanderbilt' got control of tho road.' "Cautious a man as William H. Vanderbilt was, and though wonder fully accurate in his forecasts and Judgments, as I nlmost always found him to bo, he yet seemed to be car ried away by this Impulse to buy. and as he did not ask my advice, I did not give IL But I felt there was some trick about It all, and I was sure that If he waited, he would get the road for practically nothing. "Well, that very day he bound the bargain he was not his usual calm self until he tynd done so and he chuckled not a little as he thought of the manner In which he had over reached Gould. But a few days later he came to mo with a woeful face. "'Charlie,' he said, 'that was all a trap. They set it for Gould and for me, and they caught ub both. Gould Layman Taught Head of Yale M. C. D. Borden Showed Arthur Twining Hadley How to Raise the Bicentennial Alumni Fund of a Million Dollars. When Arthur Twining Hadley be came president of Yale university, being elected to that office at a young er age than nny of his predecessors, he knew that one of the most Im portant of the duties that lay Imme diately to hand was tho raising of the bicentennial alumni fund ot one mil lion dollars. For It was hoped and ex pected that Yale would be able to cel ebrate Its two hundredth anniversary not only with formal ceremonies, but by the announcement that a fund of one million dollar had been raised. The young president started out to secure this fund. What was at first enthusiasm on his part was followed by something like despair, until at last bo called upon one of the most enthusiastic of the alumni of Yale, M. C. D. Borden of Fall Klver, Mass., the largest cotton manufacturer In the United States. Mr. Borden heard pa tiently the yoirng president's narra tion of the difficulty he had met with In securing pledges. "Arthur," he said, at last, "you are expert authority on economcs and on Was Forgiving . the department, to retain In It anyone who Is so disloyal and so insulting to the president of the United States. So I desire to receive from you au thority for the prompt and peremptory removal of this Insubordinate official.' "The president looked at me thoughtfully for perhaps half a minute, and then directed his glance at the other members of the cabinet, one after another. So far as I could fath om their opinions with respect to the situation, they accorded with mine, and It seemed to me that the presi dent also reached that conclusion after he had looked searchingly at each of his advisers. At last he spoke; "'Mr. Secretary,' he said, slowly, 'If It appears to you that this communica tion involves the president as well as yourself, I wish you would let me take It. I will read it carefully, and then, if I find that your opinion of it Is Justi fied, I think I will keep It and forgive the official who wrote It." "With that," concluded Mr. Gage, "I handed the letter to tho president, who put it upon his desk, turned serenely to other affairs of govern ment, and afterwards, to my own per sonal knowledge, actually forgave the mini who had dared to ho Insubordi nate and to IriHiilt him." (':yrlKiit, lit Id. by K. J. Edwards. All Kluhta Kcm-rved.) Oldest Fruit Bearing Vine. Under tho headline "Old but Sweet," a German agricultural paper publishes a description of what he alls the oldest fruit-bearing grape vino in tho new world. Tho vino is on a farm In Kyanoko Island, North Carolina, "where it has flourished more than three hundred years. It was planted by onn of the followers of Sir Walter Raleigh In l.r,i4. and the history of the old vino shows that it has borne fruit every year." In Railroad Local Color. A Santa Fe brakeman wrote thi poem ami sent It to the compuny' publication office: "There was a young lady named Fitch, who heard a loud snoring, at which she took oft her hat and found that her rat had i fallen asleep at the switch " had no Intention of buying the road; he was perfectly Innocent In the mat ter. Now that we have got It, wc must make the best of It, but I am sure that If we had waited w could have got It on our terms, and saved several million dollar.' "Had Mr. Vanderbilt lived a term years longer than he did," concluded. Mr. Clarke, whose death occurred a few month go, "he would have been gratified to know that, after all, hi purchase of the Nickel Plate wa a wise venture, for It ha proved a most valuable subsidiary to our' I. ke Short) system." (Copyright. 1010. by E. J. Edwards. AU Rights Reserved.) To Get Rid of Smell of Tobacco. . There Is no odor more disagreeable than that of stale tobacco smoke and tobacco ashes. Sometimes a room be comes so permeated with It that It become hardly possible for delicate persons to breathe In It, Here Is a remedy suggested by an Englishwom an who suffered and overcame; Close the room up well over night, with doors and windows tightly shut, and leave In It a large pall full ol water, with a few wisps of straw. For some reason, the water and straw to gether absorb the smoke, and eve take up the odor of ashes. Neediest to say, all discoverable ashes should previously have been removed and thrown away. By morning the room Is odorless, and a little airing will cool It out and put It again In condition for use. railroad management and accounting. But you have got something to learn about the way to collect a big fund of money. You never will got your mil lion dollars If you continue In the way you have begun." "What, then, Fhall I do?" the presi dent of Yale asked. "That's exactly what I am colry? to tell you," Mr, Boiiieu replied. Tlfere' a good deal of human nature to be studied If you'ro going to rabjo a large fund of money. Now,Vhat you must do first Is to get four or five or even six men to say they wilV contribute) the larger part of the fund. When1 you have got pledges of that kind, you will be astonished to seo how quickly other rich men will falLlnt line. That's tho human nature of gJv-i Tng." J "But where am I to find four pr five or six men?" Yale's president asktd. "I am going to sljow you. I will ba one of six men to pledge in all alx hundred thousand dollars. You shall have the other pledges within two t three days. Then, when you have, them, you will see how Quickly other will Join the procession, and you shall get your million within a month." Here wa a new philosophy of life for the new president of Yale. BkJ he knew from Mr. Borden' manner that It was a correct phllospphy. On the day following Mr. Bogien met Frederick W. Vadenrilt, an aldm nus of Yale. "Fred," he said, Td like to have you be one of the alx w ho are going to contribute six Jym dred thousand dollars for Arthur nad ley's bicentennial fund." "It would give me the greatest pleasure," responded Mr. Vanderbilt Mr. Borden next called upon dire other graduates of wealth, and he had simply to repeat the request he had mado to Mr. Vanderbilt to get their subscriptions. Then, within a few hours, he called upon Jamea J. Hlty, whose sons were graduates of Yale. "I won't do It," said Mr. Hill, at first. "Oh, yes, you will," was the reply; and after some further conversation, Mr. Hill offered to give twenty-fly thousand dollars. He was told that that wouldn't do. Then he offered to give fifty th(Aisand dollars, but was told that that amount also was too small. Along In the small hour of the morning Mr. Hill yielded, so that within three days the fund of six hun dred thousand was raised. "Take that, Arthur," said Mr. Bor den the next day, "and we'll see if I was not correct." The young president of Yale, going forth with the pledges of six men for six hundred thousand dollars, found that It was even as Mr. Borden had. said. Other rich men stepped up quickly, so that they might be In time to Join the procession; and almost be fore President Hadley realized it Yale's bicentennial alumni fund of a million dollars was secured to the last dollar. (Copyright, 1910, by E. J. Edwards. All Rights Reaerved.) Benefactor of Mankind. The man who Invented the wneel did much for the convenience of man kind, but we know no more of his Iden tity than did the ancient Egyptian who used his device Jast as we do. ills labor-saving device must haw astonished and pleased his fellows and it may be that it amused them aa a toy before they put it to practl cal use. In Some Case. "Do you think kissing 1 danger ous?" "Well, that depends in some case oo the Blze and attitude of the ladr husband."