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IN DEEP WATER AT MIN NETONKA. PASSENGERS ARE MAROONED Women and Children Landed On Swampy Island Just in Time— Henrietta Goes Down in Dash for Port. Excelsior, Minn. Twenty-three passengers, most of them women and children, were landed on ail island in Lake Minnetonka just in time to save them from drowning when the bi#s launch Henrietta began to sink. A few moments later the vessel settled in eight feet of water. The boat sprang a leak while plying between points on the upper lake. The pilot, Robert Smith, immediately put on all the power possible in an effort to beach the craft, while the passen gers. in a state of panic, prayed for safety. While the boat was filling with wa ter it was brought alongside an island near Seaton station, and the passen I ers leaped over the sides to the solid f.round. Then the pilot attempted a dash for the station. Water poured in so fast, however, that the boat slowed down decidedly and finally capsized. The island where the passengers were landed is swampy. The passen gers. many of them women and chil dren from Seton Guild cottage, situat ed nearby were marooned for nearly an hour. Passengers Rescued. Relief boats were finally secured at Seton station and the marooned pas sengers were taken off the island. The Henrietta is owned by George Nordley, a resident of the West Arm. It is about seven years old and is said never to have been in an accident be fore. The lea*c, It was found, was due to the fact that packing about the rudder post came loose. The boat is now be ing raised by its owner and will be re paired. At the time of the accident the Hen rietta was endeavoring to reach Seton station to land those aboard in time to catch the 9:33 train over the Great Northern. Smith, who was at the wheel in the bow, heard a noise aft and, going back to investigate, found that water was pouring into the boat. He put on all power and made for the island. The launch at that time was midway between Seton Guild's cottage at the lake and Seton station. A small island in the midst of a swamp was the only available spot for beaching the boat. Smith headed for the island. It was after landing the passengers that he decided on a dash for Seton station. The boat sank in about 8 feet of water while on this dash. SEE BONES AND BULLET HOLE Campers Discover Remains of Henry Swanson, Lost During Snow Storm La&t December. Chisholm.—The bleached bones of Henry Swanson, who was lost during a snowstorm last December while re turning to Chisholm from the home of a shacker in the woods north of town, were found at Dewey lake by Luther Bangs of Hibbing and Ole Byeo, Chis holm, who went to the lake to camp. There was a bullet hole through the skull, and a "30-30" rifle, which Swan son had borrowed from Gust Moline, a saloonman here, was found near the bones. One cartridge had been dis charged. Swanson's knife and com pass also were found, completing the identification. Swanson's clothing was found some distance from the whitened bones, and there were indications wild animals had eaten the flesh. Swanson was unmarried and has a brother living at Minneapolis. The coroners jury returned a verdict of accidental death. Business Men on Traffic Force. Minneapolis, Minn.—A new agen cy has been employed by Mayor Nye In the campaign against violators of traffic laws. Two business men are retained as epecial policemen. They will patrol the streets in a private automobile, end draw compensation from the may or's contingent fund. They started cut and caught a half dozen autoists alleged to have been violating the law. Business Outlook Bright. Duluth, Minn.—Business Prosper ity was the keynote of all addresses at the opening session of the annual convention of the National Associa tion c-f Mercantile Agencies. Speak ers declared the business outlook bet ter than it has been for three y6ars and that a wave of prosperity soon will sweep the entire country. A reso lution, the object of which is to broad en the mercantile agency service, held the attention of the delegates at the afternoon session. ST A TE NEWS IN BRIEF LAKE BOAT SINKS .Minneapolis, Aug. 20—Thomas Low ry, citizen, builder of the city's trac tion system, one of the men whoa 3 tireless energy and optimism built Minneapolis, was honored when a memorial to him was unveiled in the triangle at the intersection of Henne pin and Lyndale avenues. Representative Minneapolis citizens, from every walk of life, thronged the temporary grandstand that had been erected and stood in the streets and on the sidewalks on Lowry hill to watch the ceremonies. Two grandsons of Thomas Lowry pulled the strings that dropped the veil from the statue and monument. Speaking for the Thomas Lowry Me morial association, Dr. Cyrus North rop presented the statue to the city and Mayor Nye accepted it on behalf of the city. LOANS OVER TWO MILLIONS Federal Reserve Bank Reaches New Mark—Agent Expects Demand for Money to Aid Farmers. Minneapolis—The Federal Reserve bank has passed the two-million mark in loans for the first time since its or ganization. The figures are $2,062, 331.82. The increased demand for re discount from member banks is due mainly to business stimulus precedent to the crop movement rather than to the grain movement proper, which is only starting, Theodore "Wold, gover nor of the bank, said. The total re sources of the bank now stand at $15, 802,286.97. Reserve Agent John H. Rich, who has been canvassing the situation rela tive to the impending movement of an enormous grain crop and the prospec tive money requirements, said he ex pects there will be demand on the bank for the exercise of its rediscount func tions in much greater degree before long. "It is difficult, as yet, to get a line on the situation," Mr. Rich said, "but it is certain that t2ie Northwest will need much money to finance the big crop. To some extent the bankers will be able to take care of it without re course to the privileges of their mem bership in the reserve bank. "It is my expectation, however, that the crop will require so much money, especially if the export movement is impeded or lessened, that the reserve bank will be found of great advan tage." Wire Checks Plunging Auto. Red Wing.—Five Red Wing automo bile tourists had a miraculous escape from serious or perhaps fatal injury when their machine skidded on the slippery roadway and plunged over a fifteen-foot embankment about a mile west of the Cannon river bridge. The car turned over and crashed against a barbed wire fence which checked its plunge. The occupants of the car were Mr. and Mrs. Heidenrich, Miss Steaf fens, Fred Steaffens and Gene Han cock. Athletic Club Opened. Minneapolis, Minn. The Minne apolis Athletic club has been opened to its members. An orchestra playing lively airs was in the mahogany lobby and a large committee was on hand to pin on lapels badges reading: "This is our club, yours and mine— congratulations." The members arrived in a steady stream, which increased gradually as the dinner hour approached. It was a laughing, handshaking crowd which scattered over the building. Bronze Memori&l to Thomas Lowry is Unveiled and Presented to Minneapolis 'Mtmmmmmrnmmm ,V COOK COUNTY NEWS-HERALD. GRAND MAI^AIS, MINN. All Classes Represented. The Lowry statue, the work of Karl Bitter, is a gift to Minneapolis from several hundred of the numberless friends Mr. Lowry left behind him when he died six years ago last Feb ruary. Some of those friends whose contributions are represented in the figure unveiled are rich and gave lib erally and some are poor and gave but little. But by those who have scanned the roster of those whose contributions are represented in the figure, there is found in the long list of names a sym bol of the character of the man in whose memory this statue was rear ed. For they include many manners of men from many walks of life. For Thomas Lowry was of that free, dem ocratic spirit which embraced all men in his friendships. DAMAGE TO WHEAT FROM SCAB Disease More Prevalent Than it Hac Been for Several Years, Says E. C. Stakman. St. Paul.—Damage to wheat thir year from scab will be from 2 to 20 per cent, according to E. C. Stakman of the Minnesota experiment station. The disease, declared one of the most serious to which wheat is subjected, is more prevalent than it has been for several years, Mr. Stakman holds. "Every farmer probably is familiar with the symptoms," Mr. Stakman said. "The whole head may dry pre maturely, or only individual kernels, or groups of kernels may dry. On examining closely, it will be noticed that there is a pinkish substance, eith er at the base of the chaff, or cement ing the chaff together. This contains the spores of the fungus. "All of the light, shriveled kernels and a great many of those which are slightly below normal weight should be blown out in fanning and grading the seed for next year. This fanning and grading is very important, and should be done with great care. After all the bright, plump grains have been secured in this way, they should be treated with formaldehyde, as for stinking smut." Pigeons Freed Town Wonders. St. Cloud.—Whether the neutrality of the United States is being violated by training carrier pigeons for war purposes, or whether some new line of communication is to be established be tween the twin cities and St. Cloud or whether an enthusiastic sportsman is testing out his flock, is a question that baffled citizens when 25 carrier pigeons, received by express, were re leased by the agent, who followed in structions accompanying the shipment. The pigeons were expressed by A. Fie ger of St*. Paul. Virginia Resident Shoots Self. Virginia.—J. J. Hogan of the firm of Hogan & Laffin, sheet iron and metal dealers, shot himself while in his room in the Klink block. Hogan came to Virginia from New Richmond, Wis. Medals for Building Church. Eveleth. Twenty-two medals, ac companied by personal letters from Pope Benedict have been received by Rev. Father Enrico Dominlcus of the new Italian Catholic church. The med als are for those most active in or ganizing the new church at Eveleth, which is the second on the range to be buiit by Italians. Two of the medals are of solid gold, while the others are of silver. The gold medals are to be presented to August Paccotti and James Marra, leaders of the church building movement. KILL ENEMY OF BABY DUTY OF ALL 18 TO DO AWAY WITH THE FLY. At a Disseminator of Disease It l» Recognized That This Pest Can In No Way Find an Equal. (Prepared by the Children's Bureau, United States Department of Labor.) No one likes to have a single fly and, much less, a swarm of them buss ing about him, or lighting on his food. But in addition to being nuisance, the fly is also a real source of danger^ owing to the fact that he may carry the germs of disease from the sick to the well. Typhoid fever is known to be distributed in this way, and It Is believed that other forms of Illness, Including diarrhea, are also carried about on the hairy feet and legs of the ordinary house or "typhoid" fly. On this account, it is especially the baby who needs to be protected from flies. Awake or asleep, he needs It. His milk should be kept out of their reach, and his bed or his sleeping room should be carefully screened against them, if it is not possible to have the whole house and the porch screened. The flies that get into the hous'e in spite of screens should be trapped, poisoned or swatted, but far more ef fective than any of these measures is that of destroying the fly larvae before they hatch into full-grown flies. The favorite breeding place if the common house fly is in horse manure. In a pile of a thousand pounds there may be half a million maggots ready to hatch, unless they are destroyed in the larval stage, as the eggs are called. Various substances have been sug gested for use upon horse manure in order to destroy the fly maggots. Among these are iron sulphate, kero sene, chloride of lime, hellebore and borax. Some of these are too expen sive for continued use, and some, such as borax, when used in too large quan tities, may be injurious to the crops upon which the manure so treated is used. The United States department of agriculture has recently recommended powdered hellebore as a cheap, safe and effective substance for the treat ment of manure. "One-half pound of powdered hellebore mixed with ten gallons of water is sufficient to kill the larvae in eight bushels, or ten cubic feet of manure. In most places helle bore is obtainable in 100-pound lots at a cost of 11 cents a pound. This makes the cost of the treatment a little less than seven-tenths of a cent per bushel of manure. A liberal estimate of the output of manure is two bushels a day per horse." After the summer has advanced, the effort must be made to keep each indi vidual home as free from the pest as can be done with screens, fly papers, traps and swatters. Garbage pails must be kept cov ered, and no refuse of any sort should be allowed to accumulate about the premises, to provide breeding and feeding places. As in most other things, prevention is far better than cure the time for preventive meas ures to be most effective is in April and May, when the fly crop is small. There are a great many kinds of fly traps on the market. Such traps can be made at home with little trouble, and the department of agriculture, Washington, will send directions upon request not only for traps, but for methods of destroying the eggs be fore they hatch into flies. (A home made fly trap for 20 cents, and Bulle tin 245.) Fly Poison. House flies are more than nui sances they convey disease and filth wherever they go. So, if there are no screens in the house, try these sim ple methods for getting rid of them: In the bedroom put a sponge in a sau cer and saturate it with oil of laven der. If this is tung two or three feet above the table one may eat in peace throughout the meal. Pots of rose geranium, or the branches bruised and hung up, are also said to be good for flies. A honey pot of death and de struction to them may be made with two ounces of ground black pepper, four ounces of white sugar and half a pint of sweet milk. Cook the things together for a minute or so, and then fill small plates with the mixtures, keeping edibles closely covered. Sweep up the dead flies twice a day and burn them. Salt Fish Sausage. Soak one pound of salt cod over night, cook and free from bones, cut fine and mix with equal amount of mashed potatoes add pinch of mus tard, pepper to taste and one egg well beaten. Mix well and form into large sausage with floured hands have hot bacon fat in frying pan one inch deep, roll until nicely browned. Heat one can peas in their liquor, drain and fill center of platter, placing sausage around the edge. This makes an ap petizing surprise for any man's table, either rich or poor. Fruit Trifle. For a quick dessert try beating one half cupful of cream until thick, then told in one pint of canned peaches, which have baen drained. Sweeten to taste. Serve very cold. Other fruit may be used. For the Mattress. If the wire mattress becomes rusty, try rubbing it with paraffin then dry thoroughly and give both sides ooat of black lacquw. »«i"M'.Vilflanl'r -i'y••••»-y GENUINE COMPLETE AND NOISY MEAL Traveler Surely Well Fitted With Abundance of Nourishment and "Music." The longest and noisiest dinner that Mr. James Sibree, Jr., the author of "A Naturalist in Madagascar," ever at tended was given by the governor of a town called Texarkana. About a score of officers were at the table and seven ladies. After a long grace by the pas tor, dinner was brought in, and consist ed of the following courses: First, curry second, goose third, pigeons and waterfowl fourth, chick en cutlets and poached eggs fifth, beef sausages sixth, boiled tongue seventh, sardines eighth, pig's trot ters ninth, fried bananas tenth, pan cakes eleventh, manioc twelfth, dried bananas. And lastly, says Mr. Sibree, when 1 thought everything must have been served, came haunches of roast beef. Claret went about very freely, and at length some much stronger liquor and the healths of the queen, "Our friends, the two foreigners," then those of the prime minister, chief sec retary and chief judge, were all drunk twice over, the governor's coming last and each was followed by mu sical and drum honors. There was a big drum Just outside on the veranda, as well as two small ones, besides clarinets and fiddles, and these were in full play almost all the time. Then the room was filled by a crowd of servants and aids de camp, and the shouting of everyone, from the governor down, was deafen ing. The old gentleman directed every thing and everyone. I was glad when I could take my leave, after two hours' sitting, but I was not to leave quietly. The' governor took me by the hand and escorted me home, while the big dtmm was hammered at ahead of us all the way.—Youth's Companion. Virtue is the only nobility. Daily To be continually well, calls for food that contains elements that surely build up the whole system— body, nerves and brain. —made from whole wheat and malted barley—con tains the full nutriment of the grain, including the mineral salts, so essential to balanced re-building. Grape-Nuts, partially predigested, agrees splend idly with child or adult Requires little work from the digestive organs, and is quickly absorbed by the system, generally in about one hour. Thousands have found a helping hand in Grape Nuts food— Children Cry for Fletcher's CASTORIA She Kind Ton Have Always Bought, and which has been In use for over SO years, has borne the signature of And has been made under Us per- Ljz sonal supervision since its infancy* Allow no one to deceive yon in this* All Counterfeits, Imitations and Just-as-good are but Xxpetfbnentsthat trifle with and endanger the health of Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment* What Is CASTORIA Castorla is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare* gorlc, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant. It Covins neither Qptum, Mdtphlne nor other Karcotia jrabstance. its age la its guarantee. It destroys Worms and allays Feverishness. For more than thirty years it has been in constant use for the relief of Constipation* Flatulency* Wind Colic, all Teething1 Troubles ana Diarrhoea. It regulates the Stomach and Bowels* assimilates the Food, ^Ving healthy and natural sleep. The Children's Panacea—Tho Mother's Friend* CASTORIA "There's a Reason" Sold by Grocers. Use For Over 3# Years The Kind You Have Always Bought THC CENTAUR COMPANY, NCW YORK CITY. :.ff Vj ~"v-!. :-'r--?r'\:y^y-•:•••••«' ALWAYS The Army of Constipation Is Growing Smaller Every Day. CARTER'S LITTLE LIVER PILLS are responsible— they not only give relief they perma nently cure C«^ stipation. Mil^ lions use. them for Biliousness, Indigestion, Sick Headacke, Sallow Skin. SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE, Genuine PATENTS CARTER'S ITTLE PILLS. must bear Signature W l|iu E. Coleman,W«al» ington, D.C. Booksiree. HIgl oat reference!. Best noulta W. N. U., Minneapolis, No. 34-1915. It's a short step from cunning to rascality. When a man is beaten he admits it —but it Is different with a woman. Drink Denison's Coffee, For your health's sake. Really Possible. "I presume you had many interest ing experiences while abroad?" "Quite so. I love Venice." "As to why in particular?" "You could get a seagoing cab there all right."—Louisville Courier-Journal. Looked Suspicious. Moneysacks (sternly)—James, after this please uncork all of the bottles in my presence. I notice that when you draw the cork in the pantry the wine is extremely decollete. James (the butler) Extremely decollete, sir? Moneysacks—Yes, James very low in the neck. The Paternal Opinion. "My son," said old Mr. Pebblescope, "I see a disposition on your part to lead a fast life. If you persist in this ^course I will have to take drastic measures to reform you." "What will you do, pop?" "I'll cut off your allowance and .you'll have to earn every cent you spend. In that case I figure that a joy ride on a trolley car will be about your limit." What Was in the Barrel? McTavish was accused of having illicit whisky in his possession. A re luctant witness admitted that he »tnew of a suspicious barrel going to tbfc ac cused. "Now." said the prosecuting coun sel, warningly, "remember, you are 'on oath. What was in the. barrel?" "Weel," replied the witness, "there was 'McTavish' marked on a'e end ol ithe barrel, and 'whisky' on the other but being on oath, your honor, 1 couldna say whether it was whisky or McTavish that was in the barrel." A Dull Time. "I don't know how we'll get along without you, Nora." "Thank you, ma'am." "You've been with us a long time." "Yes, ma'am. Nearly seven months.' "And you still refuse to tell us why you are leaving?" "Well, ma'am, if you insist on know ing, it's because I can't stand the company here." "The idea! Our house is frequent ed by the best people." "It's not that, ma'am. I was speak ing of my own company. Where used to work most of my friends were chauffeure, ma'am. The only man who has asked me to ride with him since I've been here was vegetable peddler."