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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 10, 1907.
in MM Of Nervous Debility Losses, Drains Prostatic Troubles Bladder Diseases Kidney Diseases Blood Poison Varicocele Special and Private Diseases Cancer Cured for Life Under Bankable Guarantee to Refund Money If I Tail. TALKS ONTAXES. President Rooserelt Addresses National Editorial Association. Advocates a Levy on Incomes and Inheritances. NATION HAS A MGIIT. To Say How Huge Fortunes Shall Be Distributed. Progressive System of France Is Highly Recommended. Exposition Grounds, Jamestown, Va., June 10. President Roosevelt In his address before the meeting of the National Editorial association spoke as follows: It is of course a mere truism to say that no other body of our countrymen wield as extensive ah influence ns those who write for the dally press and for ine periodicals. It Is also a truism to Bay that such power implies the gravest responsibility, and the man exercising it should hold himself accountable, and Bnouia oe ne!d by others accountable, precisely as if he occupied any other position of public trust. I do not in tend to dwell upon your duties todav, however, save that I shall permit my self to point out one matter where it eeems to me that the need of our peo ple is vital. It Is essemial that the man in public life and the man who writes tn the public press shall both of them, if they are really good servants of the people, be prompt to assail wrongdoing: and wickedness. But in thus assailing wrongdoing and wicked ness, there are two conditions to be fulfilled, because if unfulfilled, harm and not good will result. In the first place, be sure of your facts and avoid everything like hysteria or exaggera tion; for to assail a dece'nt man for something of which he is Innocent is to give aid and comfort to every scoundrel, while indulgence In hysteri cal exaggeration serves to weaken, not strengthen, the statement of truth. In the second place, be sure that you base your judgment on conduct and not on the social or economic position of the Individual with whom you are dealing. There are good and bad men in every walk of life, and their being good or bad does not depend upon whether they have or do not have large bank accounts. Yet this elemental fact, this fact which we all accept as self-evident, which we think each of us of the people whom he himself knows in his business and social relations. Is often completely ignored by certain public men and certain public writers. The men who thus ignore it and wljo at tack wickedness only when found in a particular class are always unsafe, and are sometimes very dangerous, leaders. Distrust equally the man who Is never able to discover any vices of rich men to attack and the man who confines himself to attacking the sins and shortcomings of rich men. It is a sure sign cf moral and mental dishon esty In any man if in his public assaults- upon iniquity he is never able to see any Iniquity save that of a particular class; and this whether he Is able only to see the crimes of arrogance and appression in the rich or the crimes ot envy and violence in the poor. He is no tiue American if he is a re specter of persons where right and wrong are concerned and if he fails to denounce the demagogue no less than the corruptions, to denounce alike crimes of organized greed and crimes of brutal violence. There is equal need to denounce the wealthy man who swin dles investois or buys legislatures or oppresses wageworkers, and the needy man who inflames class hatred or in cites mob violence. We need to hold the scales of justice even, and to weigh them down on one side Is as bad as to weigh them down on the other. Two Great Movements. So much for what I have to say to you in your capacity of molders and fuldes of public thought. In addition want to speak to you on two great movements in our public life which I feel must necessarily occupy no incon siderable part of the time of our public men in the near future. One of these Is the question of. in certain ways, re shaping our system of taxation so as to make it bear most heavily on those most capable of supporting the strain. The other is the question of utilizing the natural resources of the nation in the way that will be of most benefit to the nation as a whole. In utilizing and conserving the nat ural resources of the nation the one Characteristic more essential than any Carefuf Housewives WHEN PUTTING AWAY STOVES Alway. g. th.m eoat of mmm them rust proof. ny tnuel for stoves, pipes or wire screens a maj old sttrorc tsi i.i For sals by W. A. L. Thompson Ifwarl Co.. D. H. Forbes, Wolf Bros., W. E. Cul ver, Coughlin H'ware Co. Grisrs & Mot- 01 3 i i : other foresight. Unfortunately, foresight is not usually characteristic of a young and vigorous people, and It Is obviously not a marked character istic of ua in the United States. Yet assuredly it should be the growing nation with a future which takes the long look ahead; and no other nation is growing so rapidly as ours or has a future so full of promise. No other nation enjoys so wonderful a measure of present prosperity which can of right be treated as an earnest' of future suc cess, and for no other are the rewards of foresight so great, so certain, and so easily foretold. Yet hitherto as a na tion we have tended to live with an eye single to the present, and have per mitted the reckless waste and destruc tion of much of our natural wealth. The conservation of our natural re sources and their proper use consti tute the fundamental problem of our national life. Unless we maintain an adequate material basis for our civi lization, we can not maintain the In stitutions in which we take so great and so just a pride; and to waste and destroy our natural resources means to undermine this material basis. During ing the last five years efforts have been made in several new directions in the government service to get our people to look ahead, to exercise foresight, and to substitute a planned and order ly development of our resources in the place of a haphazard striving for im mediate profit. The effort has been made through several agencies. In 1902 the Reclamation service be gan to develop the larger opportuni ties of the western half of our country for irrigation. The work includes ail the states from the Great Plains through the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific slope. It has been conducted with "the clear and definite purpose of using the valuable water resources of the public land for the greatest good for the greatest number in the long run; in other words, for the purpose of putting upon the land permanent home makers who will use and devel op it for themselves and for their chil dren and children's children. There has been opposition, of course, to this work of the Reclamation service; for we have been obliged to antagonize certain men whose interest It was" to exhaust for their own temporary per sonal profit natural resources which ought to be developed through use, so as to be conserved for the permanent common advantage of the "people as a whole. But there will be no halt in the work of preserving the waters which head In the Rocky Mountain region so as to make them of most use to the people as a whole: for the policy Is es sential to our national welfare. rubiic Land Laws. The public lands of the United States should be utilized in similar fashion. Our present public land laws were passed when there was a vast surplus of "vacant public land. The chief desire was to secure settlers thereon, and comparatively slight at tention was paid as to exactly how the lands were disposed of in detail. In consequence, lax execution of the laws became the rule both in the land of fice and in the public mind, and land frauds were common and little noted. This was especially true when a sys tem orginally designed for the fertile and well-watered regions of the mid dle west was applied to the dryer re gions of the great plains and to the mountains and the Pacific coast. In these regions the system lent itself to fraud, and much land passed out of the hands of the government without passing into the hands of the home maker. The department of the In terior and the department of justice joined in prosecuting the offenders against the law; but both the law and its administration were defective and needed to be changed. Three years ago a public lands commission was ap pointed to scrutinize the law and the facts and to recommend a remedy. Their examination specifically showed the existence of great frauds upon the public domain, and their recommen dations for changes in the law were made with the design of conserving the natural resources of every part of the public land by putting it to its be.t use. Attention was especially called to the prevention of settlement by the passnge of great areas or pub lic lands into the hands of a few men, and to the enormous waste caused by unrestricted grazing on the open range; a system of using the natural forage on the public domain which amounts to putting a premium on its destruction. Tie recommendations of the public lands commission were round, for they were especially In the Interest of the ectual home maker; and where the small home maker could not utilize the land, it was pro vided that the government should keep control of it so that it could not be monopolized by a few wealthy men. Congress has not yet acted upon these recommendations, except for the re peal of the iniquitous lieu-land law. But the recommendations are just and proper, so essential to, our national welfare, that I believe they will surely ultimately be adopted. In 1891 congress authorized the president to create national forests in the public domain. These forest re serves remained for a long time in charge of the general land office, which had no men prop.erly trained in forestry. But another department, that of. agriculture, possessed the trained men. In other words, the government forests were without for esters and the government foresters without forests. Waste of effort and waste of forests inevitably followed. Finally the situation was ended in 1905 by the creation of the United States forest service, which has stop ped the waste, conserved the re sources of the national forests, and made them useful; so that our forests are now being managed on a coherent plan, and in a way that augurs well for the future. - MInersI Resources. The mineral fuels of the eastern United States have already passed into the hands of large private owners, and Pk r4 BED llDIL My methods of treatment are exclusively my own and can not be obtained elsewhere. I cure you without use of the knife, without pain or danger, and I will not de tain you from your regular busi ness details. Authorized by the state to treat all Chronic Nervous and Private Diseases. Dr. D. A. Cookinham, 106 WEST E1CJHTH STREET . Office Hours-9 to 12. 2 to 5, 7 to 8 : Sundays, 9:30 to 12, those of the west are ranidly follow ing. This should not be, for such mineral resources belons in a peculiar degree to the whole people. Under private control there is much waste from shortsighted methods of "work ing, and the complete utilization is often sacrificed for a greater imme diate profit. The mineral fuels under our present conditions are as essential to our prosperity as the forests will always be. The difference is that the supply is definitely limited, for coal does not grow and trees do. It Is obvious that the mineral fuels should be conserved, not wasted, and that enough of them should remain in the hands of the government to protect the people against unjust or extor tionate prices so far as that can still be done. What has been accomplish ed in the regulation of the great oil fields of the Indian Territory offers a striking example of the good results of such a policy. Last summer, ac cordingly, I withdrew most of the coal-bearing public lands temporarily from disposal, and asked for the leg islation necessary to protect the public interest by the conservation of the mineral fuels; that is, for the power to keep the fee in the government and to lease the coal, oil, and gas rights under proper regulation. No such leg islation was passed, but I still hope tb,at we shall ultimately get It. In addition to treating aright for the benefit of the whole people the forests and the mineral beds, we should similarly try to preserve for the benefit of all the people the great stretches of public domain, some three hundred million acres in all, which are unfit for cultivation by present meth ods and valuable only for the forage which they supply. This vast area is now open to the free grazing of cat tle, sheep, horses, and goats, without restriction or regulation. When population has increased, as is now the case, such utter lack of manage ment means that the public domain Is turned over to be skinned by men whose only concern is to get what they can out of it at the moment, without any regard to whether or not it is ruined so far as the next genera tion is concerned. In other words, the range is not so much used as wasted by abuse: and as an incident conflict and bloodshed frequently arise be tween opposing users. With the rapid settling of the west the range is more and more . overgrazed. . Moreover, much of it can not be used to. ad vantage unless it is fenced, for fencing is the only way by which to keep in check the absentee owners of nomad flocks which roam hither and thither, utterly destroying the pasturage and leaving a waste behind, so that their presence is incompatible with the presence of homemakers. Good Judges estimate that our public range has now lost nearly half its value, yet fencing is against the law, and as the law now stands it is wellnigh impos sible to do anything to keep the value of the range. The only practical rem edy is to give control of the range to the federal government. Such control would not only stop all conflict but would conserve the forage without stopping its use. as our experience with the national forests has fully proved. It would likewise secure to the west the great benefits of legiti mate fencing without interfering in the slightest with the settlement of the country on the contrary, while pro moting the settlement of the country. Hitherto however, it has not proved possible to get any legislation to se cure these ends. The destruction of the public range will continue until, as a nation, we insist upon the enact ment of such laws as those I have advocated. Public Land Frauds. For several years we have been do ing everything in our power to prevent fraud upon the public land. What can be dene under the present laws is now being done through the joint action o the interior department and the depart ment of justice. But fully to accom plish the prevention of fraud there is need of further legislation and espec ially of a sufficient appropriation to permit the department of the interior to examine certa-in classes of entries on the ground before they pass into pri vate ownership. The appropriation asked for last winter, if granted, would have put an end to the squandering of the public domain, while it would have prevented any need of causing hardship to individual settlers by holding up their claims. However, the appropria tion was not given us, and in conse ouence it is not possible to secure, as I would like to secure, the natural re sources of the public land from fraud. Cheap Dentistry Many people who can ill afford to lose their money, are deceived by the word "Cheap." Suppose your dentist only charges five dollars for a gold crown, and gives you a crown made of poor material and as thin as paper, carelessly filled to the tooth and ad jacent teeth. The result is it wears through in about a year, food lodges around the gums where it is improp erly fitted and the root decays off. You have lost the crown and your tooth be sides. This is the way . most of the cheap five dollar crowns go. Pretty high "price for one year's service, isn't it? Suppose you had gone to a so called "high priced dentist and paid him ten or twelve dollars for a well made, carefully filled crown," one which would not wear through in a lifetime and which would preserve the tooth and give comfortable service for 15 or 20 years. Is it not easy to figure that a good crown which would last ten years would be cheaper at fifty dol lars than a crown which cost you five dollars and only lasted one year? If you do not value your teeth, time or money, try the "cheap" crown first and learn by experience. The above also applies with equal force to bridge-work. lux & lux, Dentists. 803 Kansas Ave. . Topeka, Kan. waste, and encroachment. 8o much for what we are trying to do in utilizing our public lands for the public; in securing the. use of the wa ter, the forage, the coal, and the tim ber for the public. In all four move ments my chief adviser, and -the man first to suggest to me the courses which have actually proved bo beneficial, was Mr. Gifford Pinchot, the chief of the national forest service. Mr. Pinchot also suggested to me a movement sup plementary to all of these movements; one which will itself lead the way in the general movement which he repre sents ana witn wnicn ne is actively identified, for the conservation of all our natural resources. This was- the appointment of the inland waterways commission. The inability of -the railroads of the United States to meet the demands upon them has drawn public attention forcibly to the use of our waterways for transportation. But it is obvious that this is only one of their many uses, and that a planned and orderly devel opment is impossible except by taking into account all the services they are capable of rendering. It was upon this ground that the inland waterways com mission was recently appointed. Their duty is to propose a comprehensive plan for the improvement and utiliza tion of those great waterways which are the great potential highways of the country. Their duty is also to bring together the points of view of all users of streams, and to submit a gen eral plan for the development and con servation of the vast natural resources of the waterways of the United States. Clearly it is impossible for the water ways commission to accomplish its great task without considering the re lation of streams to- the conservation and use of all other natural resources, and I have asked that It. do so. Here, then, for the first time, the orderly de velopment and planned conservative use of all our natural resources is pre sented as a single problem. One by one the individual tasks In this great pro blem have already been undertaken. One by one in practical fashion the methods of dealing with them were worked out. National irrigation has proved itself a success by its actual working. Again, actual experience has shown that the national forests will fulfill the larger purpose for which they were created. All who have thought fully studied the subject have come to see that the solution of the public lands question lies with the home maker, with the settler who lives on his land, and that government control of the mineral fuels and the public grazing lands is necessary and inevi table. Each of these conclusions rep resented a movement of vast import snce which would confer large benefits upon the nation, but which stood by itself. They are connected together into one great fundamental problem that of the conseivaticn of all our nat ural resources. Upon the wise solution of this, much of our future obviously depends. Even such questions as the regulation of railway rates and the control of corporations are In reality subsidiary to the primal problem of the preservation in the interest of the whole people of the resources that na ture has given us. If we fail to solve this problem, no skill in solving the others will in the end avail us very greatly. Taxation Problem. Now as to the matter of taxation. Most great civilized countries have an income tax and an inheritance tax. In my Judgment both should be part of our system of federal taxation. ... I speak diffidently about the income tax because one scheme for an Income tax was declared unconstitutional by the supreme court by a five to four vote; and in addition It is a difficult tax to administer in its practical workings, and great care would have to be ex ercised to see that 'it was not evaded by the very man whom it is most de sirable to have taxed, for if so evaded it would of course be worse than no tax at all, as the least desirable of all taxes is the tax which bears heavily upon the honest as compared with the dishonest man. Nevertheless, a grad uated income tax of the proper type would be a desirable permanent feat ure of fe'deral taxation, and I still hope that one may be devised which the supreme court will declare constitu tional. In my judgment, however, the in heritance tax is both a far better method of taxation, and far more im portant for the purpose I have in view the purpose of having the swollen fortunes of the country bear in pro portion to their size a constantly in creasing burden of taxation. These fortunes exist solely because of the protection given the owners by the public. They are a constant source of care and anxiety to the public and it Is eminently just that they should be forced to pay heavily for the pro tection given them. It is. of course, elementary that the nation has the absolute right to decide as to the terms upon which any man shall receive a bequest or devise from another. We have repeatedly placed such laws on our own statute books, and they have repeatedly been declared constitution al by the courts. I believe that the tax should contain the progressive principle. Whatever any Individual receives, whether by gift, bequest, or devise, in life or in death, should, af ter a certain amount is reached, be increasingly burdened: and the rate of taxation should be Increased in pro portion to the remoteness of blood of the man receiving from the man giv ing or devising. The principle of this progressive taxation of inheritances has not only been authoritatively rec cognized by the legislation of congress, but It is now unequivocally adopted in the leading civilized nations of the world in, for Instance, Great Britain. France, and Germany. Switzerland led off with the imposition of high pro gressive "rates. Great Brltian was the first of the great nations to follow suit, and within the last few years both France and Germany have adopted the principle. In Great Britain- all. estates worth five thousand dollars or less are practically exempt from death duties, while the increase is such that when an estate' exceeds five millions of dollars in value and passes to a dis tant kinsman or stranger in blood the government receives nearly eighteen per cent. In France, under the pro gressive system, so much of an Inher itance as exceeds ten millions of dol lars pays over tw-enty per cent to the state if it passes to a distant relative. and five per cent if It passes to a di rect heir. In Germany very small in heritances are exempt, but the tax Is so sharply progressive that an inheri tance not in agricultural or forest lands which exceeds two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, if it goes to dis tant relatives, is taxed at the rate of about twenty-five per cent. The German law is of special inter est, because it makes the inheritance tax an imperial measure, while allow ing to the individual states of the em pire a portion of the proceeds and permiting them to Impose taxes in addition to those imposed by the im perial government. In the United States the national government has more than onco Imposed inheritance taxes in addition to those imposed by the states, and In the last instance about one-half of the states levied such taxes concurrently with the na tional government, making a com bined maximum rate, in some cases as high as 26 per cent; and, as a mat ter of. fact, several states adopted in- r A Late Picture of heritance tax laws for the first time while the national law was still in force and unrepealed. The French law has one feature which is to be heartily commended. The progressive principle is so applied that each high er rate is imposed only on the excess above the amount subject to the next lower rate. This plan is peculiarly adapted to the working out of the theory of using the inheritance tax for the purpose of limiting the size of in heritable fortunes, since the progres sive increase in the rates, according to this mode, may be carried to its logical conclusion in a maximum rate of nearly one hundred per cent for the amount in excess of a specified sum, without being confiscatory as to the rest of the inheritance; for each in crease in Tate would apply only to the amount above a certain maximum. I do not believe that any advantage comes either to the country as a whole or to the individuals inheriting the money by permitting the trans mission in their entirety of such enor mous fortunes as have been accumu lated in America. The tax could be made to bear more heavily upon per sons residing out of the country than upon those residing within it. Such a heavy progressive tax is of course in no shape or way a tax on thrift or In dustry, for thrift and industry have ceased to possess any material impor tance in the acquisition of the swollen fortunes of which I speak long before the tax would in any way seriously af fect them. Such a tax would be one of the methods by-which we should try to preserve a measurable equality cf opportunity for the people of the generation growing to manhood. As Lincoln pointed out, there are some respects In which men are obviously not equal; but there is" no reason why there should not be an equality of seif-respect and of mutual respect, an equality of rights before the law, and at least an approximate equality in the conditions under which each man ob tains the chance to show the stuff that is in him which compared with his fellows. Terse Story of a Fishing Trip. To the Editor of the State Journal: Myers, Bartlett and Comstock of the Myers Planing Mill Co. started out on a little fishing excursion last Sat urday evening. Thompsonville was the point in view, and the noted fish LAUNDRY Bundles received by 9 a. m.' finished same day if desired, no extra charge. Cleaning;, Dyeingr, Pressing FAMILY WASHING 3c to 5c a pound. Flat work ironed. Superior work and service. TOPEKA LAUNDRY CO. Phones 153 Second and Qulncy . In m'iv imm vim iHpfl ill W'- EARLY SEASON SUIT SALE . . . (Regular $25 to $30 Grades.) When one pauses to consider that June is not even half prone, he will realize more thoroughly the significance of this offer. The sale price $20 does not represent even the average retail value by several dollar?, yet the opportunity is offered when it will do the most good. This special distribution takes in all the olever styles of the season single and double breasted, plain colors and patterns, hand tailored, beautifully lined, gracefully draped and fitted according to the require ments of the hour. A visit will result in mucn more satis faction than you expected to derive from a summer suit at a modest figure Opriano Castro. in the Delaware river the object. Fish ing was good. They fished most of the night, and most of the morning no bites. Plenty of grub, cooking good, 11 o'clock rain and plenty of it. Wet, and plenty of it still no fish. Fried potatoes and bacon. Picnic party from Topeka. Hither came Remley & Co., our heavyweight representa tives good people nine of them. Friends from Ohio among the number. The dinner was spread in a barn, fre quented by many chickens. Hay tablecloth and miscellaneous seats. Everybody was jolly, but the lid was on, due no doubt to the Ohio repre sentative of the firm . Going home there was rain in plenty and slippery roads. The picnic, however, voted a decided success, but the fishing of A. W. Bartlett, fisherman, a total fail ure. One bite, a crawdad. COMSTOCK. FOR TRI3IMING DOG'S EARS. Humane Officer Causes Arrest of Leo Rohllng ana Vm. George. Humane Officer K. V. King caused the arrest this morning of Leo Rohling and William George, on a charge of cruelty to animals. The crime con sisted of "trimming" a pup belonging to Rohling, who took it to George's blacksmith shop on Jackson street to have it ears removed according to the fancier's idea of dog beauty. He made the mistake of taking the pup away from the shop before its ears ceased bleeding, and running into the humane officer, who was glad indeed, to meet him. Officer King stated this morning that he hoped to break up the cruel practice of "trimming" pups and had been on the lookout for a violation of the law covering that offense. lOAKLAflDGOS Miss Husband of Hope, Kan., is visiting Mrs. S. B. Lucas for a few days. Mr. Geo. L. Stone, Jr., who Is em ployed at Emporia, spent Sunday in Oakland visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. James Reed of Ches ter avenue, are visiting their daugh ter, Mrs. Elmer Chubb of Meriden, Kan. One Oakland man declares this rain will ruin the potato crop. The reason he gives is that all the potatoes will be large ones. Mr. Arthur Cousins and sister and Miss Hulett of Kansas City came up yesterday to spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hummel. The Junior league of the M. E. church will give an ice. cream social on the church lawn Tuesday, June 11. The ice cream and cake may be had at the stated place both afternoon and evening. ' $5, $6, S7 Fin Trousers C. now ...... pft $20 $20 SANTA It NOTES G. H. Hamilton of Port Arthur was in Topeka yesterday on business. Traveling Passenger Agent William J. Curtis was in Topeka over Sunday. E. L. Copeland, treasurer of the San ta Fe, has returned from a short busi ness trip to St. Louis. The Gophers and the Sharks of the junior league at the Railroad T. M. C A. will play tomorrow. . Frank A. HOwe, who has been as signed to work at Newton as electrical Inspector, left today for his new duties. G. W. Kinckley of Kansas City was in Topeka Saturday afternoon looking after the interests of the New Tork Central lines. Engineer W. E. Wheeler who has been laying off for several days on the runs between Topeka and Marceline has re turned to work. Conductor Clint Codding was on the Kansas City plug runs yesterday In the place of Conductor Harry Griffin who was laying off. Harry Wilson of Lawrence who was formerly connected with the freight department, was up from Lawrence over Sunday visiting with friends. The unclaimed freight sale which has been In progress at the old freight depot on East Fourth street for two weeks was completed Saturday after noon. Engineer Bartholmew is running on runs Nos. 17 and 18 between To peka and Newton in the place of En gineer Minard who is laying- off for a few days. Conductor E. C. Brown of Argentine who has been visiting at Burllngame for several days has returned to his work on the cutoff between Emporia and Argentine. Keith Wilson. traveling freight auditor of the Santa Fe, was in To peka yesterday visiting with his par ents, former Conductor Richard Wil son and family. Engineer Leat is running in the place of Engineer Gilpin on runs Nos. 17 and 18 between Topeka and New ton. Engineer Gilpin, the regular en gineer, is laying off. Alex. Volght of the electrical en gineering department returned to To peka last night after having been in Newton for a week acting as relief electrical inspector at that place. The new Rock Island time card went into effect yesterday. The new train from Kansas City No. 25 made the first run last night and arrived in Topeka on time. The train wa well patronized. Ralph J. Kennedy, traveling passen ger agent of the Santa Fe for southern Kansas and Oklahoma went to Wichita and Arkansas City this morning after having been in Topeka over Sunday. Jesse Lewis of the boiler shop is lay ing off for a few days with an injured eye. While working last Friday after noon a piece of flying steel struck him in the eye and he is now being treated at the hospital. Fireman Chris Ottman, who has been at the local hospital where he underwent a severe operation, was out of the hospital for the first time this morning. He is looking well for having been confined so long. Ohio Root who has been working with the Harvey system at Oklahoma City has been transferred to Newton where he is working now as night clerk. He was formerly connected with the local system and is well known here. At the Lowman Hill grounds last Saturday afternoon the team from the general superintendent's office defeat ed the general manager's office team by a score of 23 to 19. Superb pitch ing and fast fielding marked the con test. The committee on management at the Railroad Y. M. C. A. will meet in their regular monthly session Wednesday evening at 6:20. Supper will be serveit to the members at that time. This meet ing was postponed from last week on account of a large number of the mem bers of the committee being out of the city at the time. A. B. Hollls who Is in charge of the red ball department of the Santa Fe freight department is laying off for a few days spending the time at theHurl burt ranch at Maple Hill. J. E. Mas who was recently employed in the secret service department of the Santa Fe has resigned his position and haa entered the employ of the Wolff Packing com pany. . The Wells-Fa rgo company Is planning the erection of a new building just in the rear of the present building south of the passenger depot. The work on the new building will commence in about four weeks and will be completed about the middle of September. It will cost about (7,000. The building will be for the use of the horse and wagons which are used by the company at pres ent. There will be room for twenty horses and ten wagons. The building will be of brick and will be two stories high. O Basis th STOXIIA. .lbs Kind Vim Haw ftmnTS Bougnt Bean ths Th8 KicJ Yo Hav Always Bsggit Ths Kind Yw Bignstors of Bsn the Tl Kind You Haw Aimra Bwgt Bigastois