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THE IOLA KEGISTER FRIDAY FEBRUARY 7, 1902
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A GJSATEFUL SPIRIT.
Should Be Cultivated by Due and
All, Says Dr. Talmagc.
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TWe Should Tlcliearae Alt Onr Illc-
initn nml Give l'rnlno (o God
, fur Tlicm The Gospel of
Cloud Morula.
Copyright, 1902, by Louis Klopsch, N. Y.
Washington, Feb. 2.
In this discourse Br. Tnhuuge calls
attention to causes of thanksgiving
that nro seldom recognized and shows
Iiow to cultivate n olicerf ul spirit; text,
Tsalnis 33:2: "Sing unto 111m with a
psaltery and an Instrument of ten
strings."
A musician as well as poet and con
queror nnd king was David, the nuthor
of my text, lie first composed the sa-
crcd rhythm and then played It upon a
harp, striking and plucking the strings
with his fingers and thumbs. Tho
harp Is the oldest of musical instru
jnents. Jubal Invented It, and he was
the seventh descendant from Adam. ,
Its music wns suggested by the twang
of the bowstring. Homer refers to the
harp In the "Hind." It Is the most con- ,
eccrnted of all Instruments. The flute
is more mellow, the bugle more mar-
tlal, the cornet more Incisive, the trum- '
pet more resonant, the organ more
mighty, but the hnrp has a tenderness ,
and sweetness belonging to no other
instrument that I know of. It enters I
into the richest symbolism of the Holy
Scriptures. The captives In their sad
ness "hung their harps upon the wil
lows." Tho raptures of Heaven are
represented under the figure of "harp
ers harping on their harps." We learn
irom coins nnd medals that in the Mnc
abean ago the hnrp had only three
strings. In other agos it hnd eight
strings. David's harp hnd ten strings,
and when his great soul wns afire with
the the-me his sympathetic voice, ac
companied by exquisite vibration of
the chords, must have been overpower- j
With as many things to complain '
about as any man ever had David
wrote more anthems than any other
innn ever wrote. He puts even the
frosts and hailstorms nnd tempests
nnd creeping things nnd flying fowl
and the mountains nnd the hills and
day and night into a chorus. Absa
lom's plottingnnd Ahlthophcl's treach
ery and hosts' of antagonists nnd sleep
less nights and n running sore could
not hush his psalmody. Indeed, the
more his troubles the mightier his sn
ored poems. The words "praise" nnd
"song" are so often repented in his
psalms that one would think the type
setter's case containing the letters
with which these words are spelled
Ttrould be exhausted.
In my text David onlls upon the peo
ple to praise the Lord with nn instru
ment of ten strings, like that which he
was accustomed to finger. The simple
Jact is thnt the most of us, if we praise
the Lord at all, play upon one string
or two strings or three strings when
we ought to take a harp fully chorded
and with glad fingers sweep all the
strings. Instead of being grnteful for
here nnd there n blessing we happen
to think of, we ought to rehearse all
our blessings so far ns we can recall
them nnd obey the injunction of my
text to sing unto Him with an instru
ment of ten strings.
Have you ever thanked God for de
lightsome food? What vast multitudes
ore a-hungered from day to dny or are
obliged to take food not toothsome
or pleasant to the tnste! What mil
lions are In struggle forbrendl A con
iedernte soldier went to the front, and
his fnmlly were on the verge of star
ration, but they were kept up by the
lalth of a child of thnt household, who,
noticing that some supply wns sure to
come, exclaimed: "Mother, I think
God hears when we scrape the bottom
of the barrel."
Have you appreciated the fnct that
on most of ypur tnblcs are luxuries
thnt do not come to all? Hnveyou real
ized ivhnt varieties of flavor often
touch your tongue nnd how the sac
charin nnd the acid have been nfforded
your palate? What fruits, whnt nuts,
what meats regale your appetite, while
many would be glnd to get the crusts
nnd rinds nnd peelings that fall from
your table. For the fine flavors and
the luxurious viands you hne enjoyed
for n lifetime perhaps1 you have never
expressed to God n word of thanksgiv
ing. That is one of the ten strings that
you ought to have thrummed in praise
to God, but you have never yet put it in
vibrntion.
Hnve you thnnked God for eyesight
ns orlglnnlly given to you or, nfter it
was dimmed by age, for the glass that
brought the page of the book within
the compass of the vision? Hnveyou
realized the privntlon those suffer to
whom the day is ns blnck ns tho night
and who never seo the face of fnther or
mother or wife or child or friend?
Through whnt painful surgery ninny
have gono to get one glimpse of the
light 1 The eyes so delicate nnd beau
tiful and useful that one of them fs
invaluable! And most of us have two
of these wonders of Divine mechanism.
The man of millions of dollars who re
cently went blind from ntrophy of op
tlo nerve would have been willing to
give all his millions nnd become a day
laborer if ho could have kept off the
lillndnes-s that gradually crept over his
vision.
You may have noticed how Christ's
aympnthles were Btirred for the blind.
Ophthnlmia hns always been prevnlent
in Palestine, the custom of sleepingon
the housetops, exposed to the dew and
the flying dust of the dry season, invit
ing this drendful disorder. A large per
centage of the inhabitants could not
tell the difference between 12 o'olock
ot noon nnd 12 o'clock nt night. We
are fold of six of Christ's miracles for
the cure of these sightless ones, but I
suppose they are only Bpcchnens of
hundreds of restored visions. Whnt t
pitiful spectacle Saul of Tarsus, the
mighty man, three days led about 1n
physical as well as spiritual dnrkness,
he who aftcrwnrd made Felix tremble
by his eloquence nnd awed the Atheni
an philosophers on Mars hill and was
the only cool headed man in tho Alex
andria cornshlp thnt went to pieces on
tho rooks of Miletus, once the mighty,
persecutor of Saul, aftrwnrd the glor
ious evangelist Paul, for three days
not able to take a snfo step wtlhout
guidance!
Have you ever given thnnks for two
eyes medln between tho soul insldo
nnd the world outride, medln that no
one but tho inflnit" tied could crento? yet to be hoisted. Tho grenwst
Tho eye, the window of our immortal , victories arc yet to bo gained. Tho
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nnture, tho gato through which all
colors march, the picture gnllery of
the soul! Without the eye this world
is a big dungeon. I fear that many
of us have never given one hearty ex
pression of grntitudo for treasure of
sight, tho loss of which is the great
est disaster possible unless it bo the
loss of tho mind. Those wondrous
seven muscles that turn the eye up
or down, to right or left or nround.
No one but God could have crcatod
tho retinn. If we have ever npprocl
ated what God did when he gave us
two eyes, it was when we saw others
with obliterated vision. Alas, that
only through the privntlon of others
wo came to a realization of our own
blessing! If you hnd hnrp in hand
and swept nil the strings of grntl
tude, you would hnve struck this,
which is one of the most dulcet of tho
ten strings.
Further, there are many who never
recognize how much God gives them
when He gles them sleep. Insomnia
is n calamity wider known In our land
than In any other, lly midlife vast
multitudes have their nerves so over
wrought that plumber has to be coaxed,
nnd many nrc the victims of chloral
nnd morphine. Sleeplessness is an
American disorder. If It has not
touched you and you can rest for
seven or eight hours without waking
if for thnt length of time in every 24
hours you can be free of nil core nnd
worrlment nnd your neries are re
turned nnd your limbs escape from all
fatigue nnd the rising sun finds you
a new man, body, mind nnd soul you
hnve an ndvnntnge thnt ought to be
put in prayer nnd song and congratu
lation. The French flnnncler, almost
wealthy enough to purchase n king
dom, but the victim of insomnia, wrote:
"No slumber to be bought in any mar
ket." He was right. Sleep is a gra
tuity from Him who never sleeps. Oh,
the felicities of slumber! Let nil who
have this real benefaction celebrate it.
That is one of the sweetest strings in
all the instrument of ten strings.
Further, celebrate on the Instru
ment of ten strings our illumined
nights. They spread their tents over
us, nnd some of us hardly go out to
look nt them. During the nights oth
er worlds come in sight. The nuthor
of my text chimed the silver bells in
the tower of the midnight heavens,
saying: "When I consider the henv
ens, the work of Thy fingers; the
moon nnd the stars, which Thou hast
ordained, what is mnn that Thou art
mindful of him?" We thank God for
tho dny; we ought also to thank Him
for the night. Worlds on worlds in
sight of the linked eye, but more
worlds revenled by telescope. At
least one night in his lifetime every
mnn ought to go into astronomical
observatory and seo whnt hns been
done by the great World Builder.
Thnnk God for lunar and stellar il
lumlnntlonl Another string of this instrument
I now touch friendships, deep nnd
abiding, by which I refer to tlioso
people who, when good or bad motive
may be nscrlbed to you, ascribe tho
good; those concerning whom you do
not wonder which side they will tnko
when you nre under discussion; those
who would more gladly burvc you
thnn serve themselves; those to
whom you can tell everything with
out reserve; those who nre first in
your home by person or by telegram
when you have trouble. Oh, what n
blessing to have plenty of friends!
Aye, if you have only one good friend,
yon nrc blessed in that glnd posses
sion
With one such friend you can
defy
tho world. Hut he must be a
tried friend. You cannot tell who nre
your rcnl friends till disasters come.
As long as you collect vast dividends
nnd have health jocund nnd popular
ity unbounded you will have crowds
of seeming friends, but let bank
ruptcy nnd invalidism and defama
tion come, and the number of your
friends will bo 95 per cent. on". If
you hnvo been through some great
crisis und you have ono friend left,
thnnk God and celebrate it on tho
sweetest harpstrlng.
"Willie nil tills is so," says some
one, "thero arc so many things that
others have which I have not." I re
ply, it is not what we get, but whnt
we are, that decides our happiness.
With tho bare necessities of life
many nre unspeakably happy, while
others with all the luxuries are im
personations of misery. In tho Ho
mnn empire there was no man more
wretched than tho Nero who ruled it.
The porticos of his palace were n
mile long. A statue of him in silver
nnd gold 120 feet high stood in the
vestibule. The walls of his palnce
were mother of pearl and Ivory. Tho
celling wns arranged to shower flow
ers nnd pour perfumes upon tho
guests. His wnrdrobo wns so largo
that ho never wore a garment twice.
Ills mules were shod in silver. He
fished with hooka of gold. A thou
sand carriages accompanied him
when ho traveled. His crown was
worth $500,000, no hod everything
but happiness. Thnt never came.
Your heart right, all is right; your
heart wrong, nil is wrong.
TJut wo must tighten tho cords of
our harp and retuno it whllo wo cele
brate Gospel advantages. Tho high
est stylo of civilization the world has
ever seen is American civilization,
and it Is built out of the Gospel of
pardon nnd good morals. Thnt Gos
pel rocked our cradle, and It will
epitaph our grave. It soothes our
sorrows, brightens our hopes, in
spires our courage, forglvcB our sins
and savcB our souls. It takes a man
who is nil wrong nnd makes him all
right. What thnt Gospel Iiob dona for
you nnd me is a story thnt wo can
never fuly tell. What it haB dono
for the world and will yet do for tho
nations it will tako the thousand
years of the millennium to celebrate.
Tho grandest churches are yet to be
built. Tho mightiest nnthems are
iuufit ui'uuiuui iuuuuiiuuB nru yet tu
bo painted. Tho most triumphant
processions nre yet to march. Oh,
whnt a world this will bo when it ro
tntcs in its orbit a redeemed planet,
girdled with spontaneous harvests
nnd enriched by orchnrds whoso
fruits are spccklcss and redundant,
and the Inst pain will have been ban
ished nnd tho Inst tear wept and tho
last groan uttered, and there shall
bo nothing to hurt or destroy in nil
God's holy mountain! All that and
more will come to pass, for "the
mouth of the Lord hath spoken it."
So far I have mentioned nine of the
ten strings of the Instrument of grati
tude. I now come to the tenth and the
last. I mention it last that it may be
the more memorable heavenly antici
pation, lly the grace of God we are
going to move into a place so much
better thnn this that on arriving we
will wonder that we were for so mnny
years so loath to mnke the transfer.
After we hnve seen Christ face to face
and rejoiced over our departed kindred
there are some mighty spirits we will
want to meet soon nfter we pass
through the gates. We want to see and
will see Dnid, o mightier king in
Heaven thnn he ever wns on earth, nnd
we will talk with him nbout psalmody
nnd get from him exactly what lie
meant when he talked about the instru
ment of ten strings. We will confront
Moses, who will tell of the law gi lug
on rocking Slnni and of his mysterious
burial, with no one but God present.
We will see Joshua, and he will tell us
of the coming down of the wnlls of
Jericho at the blast of the ram's horn
nnd explain to us that miracle how
the sun nnd moon could stand still
without demolition of the planetary
system. We will see lluth nnd hnve
her tell of the harvest field of lioaz, in
which she gleaned for nflllcted Naomi.
We will see Vashti and hear from her
own lips the story of her banishment
from the Persian paiacu by infnmous
Ahasuerus.
We will see and talk with Daniel,
nnd he will tell us how he saw Bel
shazzar's banqueting hall turned into a
slaughter house and how the lions
greeted him with kirlng fawn instead
of stroke of cruel pnw. We will see
and talk with Solomon, whose palaces
nre gon, but whose inspired epigrams
stand out stronger nnd stronger as the
centuries pnss. We will see Paul nnd
hear from him how Felix trembled be
fore him nnd the audience of skeptics
on Mars hill were confounded by his
sermon on the brotherhood of man,
whnt he saw nt Kphesus nnd Syracuse
and Phillppl and home nnd how dark
was the Mnmcrtinc dungeon and how
sharp the ax that beheaded him on the
road to Ostla. Yea, we will see all the
martyrs, the victims of ax and sword
and Are nnd billow. Whnt n thrill of
excitement for us when we gaze upon
the heroes nnd heroines who gave their
lives for the truth. We will see the
gospel proclatmers Chrysostom nnd
Hourdnloue and Whltefleld and te
Wesleys and John Knox. We will see
the great Christian poets Milton nnd
Dante nnd Watts and Mrs. Hemans
nnd Frances Hnvcrgal. Yea, all the
departed Chrlstinn men nnd women of
whatever age or station.
IJut there will be one focus toward
which all eyes will be directed. His
infancy hnvlng slept on pillow of
fctrnw; all the hates of the Herodlo
government planning for his nssnssl
nation; in after time whipped as
though he were a criminal; n.sleep on
tho cold mountains because no one of
fi.r.rl Tit in n liulirlnif: thoUL'h the irreat-
3. . b.v. .--.-.- r---n. n - r?
lest being who ever touched our earth,
i derisively called "this fellow;" Ills last
hours writhing on spikes of infinite
torture; Hislncernted form put in sep
ulclier, then reanimated nnd abcended
to be the center of all heavenly admi
ration upon thnt greatest martyr and
mightiest hero of all the centuries we
will be permitted to look. Put that
among your heavenly anticipations.
Now tnke down your hnrp of ten
strings and sweep nil the chords, mak
ing nil of them tremble with a great
gladness. I have mentioned just ten
dBllghtsomo food, eyesight, hearing,
healthful sleep, power of physical lo
comotion, illumined nights, mental fac
ulties in equipoise, friendships of life,
Gospel advantages and heavenly antici
pations. Let us make lass complaint
and offer more thunks, render less
dirge and more cantata. Take paper
and pen nnd write down in long col
umns your blessings. I hnve recited
only ten. To express nil the mercies
God has bestowed you would have to
use at least three, and I think five, nu
merals, for surely they would run up
into the hundreds and the thousands.
"Oh, give thanks unto tho Lord, for He
is good, for His mercy endureth for
ever." Get into the habit of rehearsal
of the brightnesses of life.
Notlco how many more fair days
there ore than foul, how mnny more
good people thnn bad you meet. Set
your misfortunes to music, as David
opened his "dnrk sayings on a hnrp."
If it has been low tide heretofore, let
the surges of mercy thnt are yet to roll
in upon you reach high water mark.
All things will work together for your
good, and Heaven is not far ahead.
Wake up all the ten strings. Blessing
ana honor nnu glory ana power lie un
to Him thnt sltteth upon the throne and
unto me J.amu lorever. Amcm
Editor of Novada l'npor Says loin, Is
l'rctty, rolltoKtid Prosperous.
Mr. Mitchell, ono of tho editors and
owners of tho Novada, Mo., Evening
Post, visited in Iola last week. On
returning homo ho told something of
what ho saw and tho REGISTER repro
duces it horo.
DAY AT IOLA
Tho biggest thing in Iola Is natural
gas.
To tho man who has for a life tlmo
boon compelled to coax roluctant heat
from slaty coal and wot wood, Iola is
a rovolation.
Tho natural gas of that district is
found at a depth of 000 feet in a fino
whlto sandstone. Tho power which
forcos it through tho donso stono is
still a puzzle to scientists, but tho fact
that they hnvo been unublo to solve
tho problem has nooUcct upon Its uso.
Tho raonoy which lias boon oxpeuded
in utilizing it is steadily crawling up
into iho millions and tho inception of
ono great cnterpriso follows so close
ly upon tho establishment of "another
that oven tho citizens thcmsolv.es nro
unable to keop pneo with tho improve
ments. It is essentially amanfacturlngtovvn
but to tho visitor who has learned to
associate smoke and grime with such
a community, tho town is u most plea
sant surprise. Tlio gas is freo from
soot or odor and tho fresh and clean
ly air of tho city Is ono of tho first
features to impress Itself npon tho
stranger.
Tho streets are unusunllybroad and
most of them nro edged with hand
somo shado trees. Tho ground is
gontly unduluting, but in places is
broken by swells which allord particu
larly inviting building sites.
Tho town is almost surrounded by
tho Neosho river and ono of its trib
utaries and tho handsomo forests which
border them suggest that a section of
Missouri has beon deftly inlaid upon
a Kansas pralrio.
Iola is a beautiful city but it is
probable that thoro is not a, man in
town who has had sulllcient loisuro to
observe that fact. Everybody is busy
and tho dominating ambition seems a
doslro to bo busier. Tho business
atmosphero is full of ozono and tlio
man who breathes it tingles to his
linger tips with a desire to accomplish
something quickly in order that ho
may accomplish something el so.
It is tho world's greatest zino smelt
ing district; but smelting is but ono of
its great industries. Its cement works
are producing more than 3000 barrels
per day, and tho quality is said to bo
without an equal. Its acid works will
employ 400 nibn. Tho output of tho
brick factories would startle tho man
who Is familiar only with tho ordinary
methods. Other Industrie.) already
realized nnd others in proeoss of real
ization aro keeping an army of work
men busily building and producing.
In a day's visit to the gigantic ce
ment works, tho up-to-dato American
finds a more useful inspiration than a
week would afford among tho paint
ings of Italy or tho marblos of Greece.
Thoro are acres of great stoel build
ings and in them more than 300 men
and noarly 4,000 horse power engines
aro crushing, roasting and mixing
shale nnd limestone in ono uniform
and almost lmpalpablo power.
To tho student of words, pandemon
ium means tho habitation of ull kinds
or demons but modernly it is used to
express un Ulimltablo aggregation of
immeasurably discordant sounds. The
harshest tumult that over roso from
pandemonium vvquld sound liko a lul
laby in a ceinont factory.
An instant after tho sight-seor stops
into ono of tho vust rooms, ho feels
that tho axis of tho universe has
slipped from its boarings and tho cog
wheols of each plunot, thrown from
their meshes, are crashing and crush
ing upon each other in ono mad race
to general destruction. At tho top of
his volco, he shouts Into tho oar of a
friend, but falls to catch the faintest
sound of his own words. He loses
confidence in his power to make him
self heard and an hour after
wards finds his conversation,
pitched in a high key.
There is a battery of imraonso steel
cylinders In which a man could stand
upright. They woro partially filled
with finely broken stono and wore re
volving with sufficient speob to koop
the contents clinging to the coneavo
shells. Tho opon conter was a vortex
of rod flnmo. Tho hoat registered
3,000 degrees Faronholt.
An employe turned off tho flow of
gas and tho rod glaro quickly died
away. It left a cavern lined with
pearls aud tiny avalanchos of them
breaking from tho sides rolled in a
confusion of beauty to tho shifting
floor.
Tho gas was turnod slowly on. It
floated away Into tho depths of tho
brlllinnt cavern wreathing Itself in
dollcato' spirals as soft and whlto as
tho gossamer clouds of a lazy summer
day. Another follows thon nnothor
In quick succession Tho glow of tho
opal Is borno away by ono and tho
next coqies tho pink of tho roso. Thon
I deeper and deeper grows tho red.
Faster and faster tho cloudB wrltho
and whirl until all that Is boautiful
and poacful has vanished and only tho
angry glaro of a pitiless conilargation
is loft.
If you think there is no pootry in) a
cement roaster, lyou should go to Iola
and corroct your error.
Tho natural gas wells havo a nor
mal prossuro of from 300 to 385 pounds
to the squaro inch. For ordinary uso
this prossure is reduced to ounces.
Mr. Nicholson uses only one-fourth of
a pound In his furnaces, and finds it
raoro satisfactory than a higher pres
sure Asldo from its nominal cost, natur
al gas has other advantages. Not tho
loast of them is tho convenience of its
uso. Tho Nicholson smelter nt Iola
with 250 men produces flvo times as
much spelter as the Nevada works
smelt with soventy men. That fact
indicates that his Iola smelters would
requiro 350 men to securo tho prosont
output If coal was used instead of
ens.
At Gas City, three milos from Iola,
a town of noarly ono thousand people,
has sprung up around tho Daly, Cal
laway & Cockerel 1 and tho A. B.
Cockorell smelters. Novada Is prov
ing one of the greatest factors in tho
up-bulldlng of tho Nevndfc district.
There aro so many familiar faces on
tho street nnd In tho works that tho
Novada visitor is half tho time under
tho Impression that ho is nt homo.
Eight miles south of Iola tho oil dis
trict begins. Tlio natural gas men
say that when tho gas is exhausted tho
oil will bo a cheap and clllcicnt sub
stitute. They think tlio gas will last
from ten to twenty years.
Iola has three railways completed
and another is almost ready for tho
rails.
Drain, brawn and wealth aro gath
ering from every corner of tho coun
try to dovolop tho gns fields. Tho flro
worshipers dld not pass with tho
ancient Persians. Tho modern busi
ness world Is an enthusiastic dovotco
at tho shrine of Heat and Iola is one
of its most fnvored temples.
Tho pay rolls of tho ifactorlos of
tho Iola district now nggrcgato about
$1,200,000 per yonr and will bo
largely Increased In tho next few
months.
LABOR SOCIETY SESSION
The Attendance is the Largest lu Its
History
Topoka, Feb. 3. Tho Society of
Labor and Industry, a department of
tho stato government created in 1807,
is in session in Representative hall
with 250 delegates from various organ
izations of labor and trade. This is
tho largest attendance of any of tho
mcetingsthus far held.
Tho society was 'called to order at
10:30 this forenoon, but nn adjourn
ment was taken till 130 p. m. toonable
thocommlttoo on credentials to proparo
its report.
At tho afternoon session Leo John
son, secretary of thosociety, and State
Labor commissioner, read his report
on tho current work of ,tho labor bu
reau. Ho gave an Interesting account
of tho tight for tho eight hour law,
concluding wlthlho decision of tho Su
premo court sustaining tho validity of
tho act.
Tho society will hold an open meet
inn tonight in Ropresentatlvo hall to
which the public Is invited. George I
Whitlock, president of tho society,
Governor Btanloy. Chiof Justice Dos-
tor. Senator F. Dumont Smith and
Stato Superintendent Nelson will
speak. Tho Nortli Star Mulo ehoruj
will sing.
Tho secrotary and assistant secre
tary of tho society woro electod last
year for two years. Tho olllccrs to bo
olectod aro president and vico presi
dent, and a committee of three on
legislature.
IIOPEFOK THE FILIPINOS
l'ririo of Country uuil Desire For Ed
ucation the llusls
Washington, Fob. 1. Governor
Taft toduy continued his statement
concerning conditions In tho Phi
lippine archlpolago before tho sen
ate committee on tho Philippines. Ho
resumed his account of his last year's
tour of tho provinces. Ho said that,
next to Manilla, Cebu caino nearer to
being a city in point of population
and raannor of Improvement thau any
other placo in tho archlpolago. Tho
island of Cebu, ho said, is tho most
densloy settled of itho group. It had
been a quostloc whether a civil gov
ernment should boostabltshed luCebu,
because, just before tho arrival of tho
commission, tho insurgents had boon
firing into tho capital slto, but pooplo
had insisted and tho organization has
boen effected.
Speaking generally, Governor Taft
said thoro wero no, roads in tho Philip
pine islandsunder the Spanish roglmo,
but that slnco tho establishment of
American conrol $1,000,000 has boon
appropriated for road improvements,
both for stratogicand commercial pur
poses. Most of tho towns uro on tho
sea coast and tho groater part of tho
travel for any distance is by boat.
Ho also said that tho wheel b of such
vohtelos as aro used aro so narrow
that they cutupthoroadsbadly. More
over, tho frequent freshets In tho
streams render it difficult to maintain
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1IOLA, KANSAS.
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON
SPECIAL ATTENTION
GIVEN TO
SUROERY
examination and DlagnoaU ol obacure
DISHABE8 and INJU1UKH
made with the Hid ot X-RAY6. AluoKlcctro
whorapontlo ttoitmant with X-RAY nackln
DR. J. E. CHASTAIN
DENTIST
hM reopened his office, over Mr. TnrMi
MC'.encry store, on West Madlon Avmlt
GIVE HIM A CALL
JOHNHARTUNG,
Manufactukeii of
AND DKAliEIt IN
Harness, Saddles,
Collars, Whips,
Laprobcs,
tc.
Everything Usually Found in a First
Class Hnrncss Shop.
IOLA, KANSAS.
t. M.MASON.
O. M. IUO
MASON & NELSON
Buy and Sell
Real Estate
Mnke LontiB on Farmi Property
And Write Iniumnce. . . .
Taxes paid and routs collected for
non-residents. Otllco: Room 1, Coo
taut building.
IOLA, - KANSAri.
J. R. MILLER,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
10 EAST MADISON AVENUE
SOUTH SIDE SQUARE OLA, KANSAS
IKirst Published Jan. 21 1903.
Notice ot Final Settlement.
II. A. Ewlnc. Attorney.
Tho ritateot Kansas, I
Allen County. f8"
In tho l'robato court In and for said county.
In the matter ot the estate of Seth Tsier,
deceased.
Creditors and nil other persons Interested In
tho nforcsaid estate aro hereby notitled that I
shall apply to tlio Probate court. In and for
said county, silting nt tho court house, In Iola,
county of Allen, state of Kunsas, on the 28th
d.iy of February A . D, 1902 for n full and final
settlement of said estate.
Hurali Jano Grady. Administrator of the
estate of Beth Tozcr deceased.
January 18th, 1002.
(First Published January 21,
Notice
1902)
Notlco Is hereby Riven that a petition will
bo presented by tho city council for nnd In
the name of the city of Iola. Kansas to Hon.
L. Stlllwell. Judgu of the District Court In und
for Allen County and the 7tli Judical District
of Kansas, at the court room In the court
houio In Iola, Allen county, Kansas, on S.nur
rcliiy the rith day of February 1902, at the
hour of 9 o'clock u. in. or so soon thereafter
as same can be hoard, asking tho said .ludeeto
make ilmllnfs us to the advisability of nddlntr
to hald city of Iola, the territory adjoining
said city nnd described as follows:
1st All that tract or parcel of land known
as tho Hunnel home place, being all that
part of tho north west quarter of section
thirty-six (80) township twenty-four (21) raniro
eighteen (18) Included by the Intersection or
tho following stiects and alley of said city;
tho east line of Kentucky street with tho
south lino of Hunnel street, und tho north lino
of an alley running cast and w est along tlio
north end of block twoJ(!) of ltunnel.s 2nd.
Addition to said city, and the west line of Ohio
street with said lines of Hunnel street and said
last described allev, said tract or parcel being
2(W feet long by 2oS feet wide.
(Skai.) A. II. CAMl'Iin.I..
Aumr Vf. M. Ksapi'. Mayor.
City Clerk.
Notice.
(First Published January 17, 1902.)
Public notice Is hereby given thnt thero has
bcenlllcilln the ollleo of tho Clerk of tho
Dlstilet Court of Allen County. In the Mlnto
of Kansas, u petition signed by more than
fwo-thlids of the legal voters of tho city of
(Ins In said county, praying that tho name of
said "City of Has" bo changed to tho "City of
Taylor" and that said petition wlllbo piesenteil
to, and heard by. said Court at District Court
room IntliH t'lty of Iola, lu bald State, at 1
o'clockl1. M. on tho 17th day of Feb 1902, or as
soon thereafter us the Court can hear tho
samo
ATTUST: H O nrtF.WSTmt,
Clerk of District Court.
(9EAI.) CAMI'lirXL& UOHHOKN,
Attorneys for Petitioners
tho roads. In most, If not all, tho Is
lands, Colonel Taft said thoro is a
mountain backbone which is practica
bly impassablo. General Ilall had
succeeded In crossing tho Luzon moun
tains, but his men wero almost dead
when thoy emerged.
DA VIS BIG PETITION
Ho HaH a AVasli-Basket Full of Slfj
InaMires to Doer Petition
8i flcrlpl MclU. ! AoeUtloa.
Kansas City, Feb. 4. Webster
Davis, former assistant secretary of
tho interior, announces that ho has
another wash-basket full of signatures
to a petition to tile with congress ask
ing sympathy for tho Boers. Two
hundred thousand signatures aro al
ready in Washington. Davis said,
"wo aro trying to help England let go
with dignity. Our resolution is very
amicable and won't ollend Lngland.
I believe It will pas."
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