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EN ED. DOANE, Publithtr.
The aeroplane is still amenable to
the law of gravity.
We arc threatened with monoplane
whiskers and balloon skirts.
There are all kinds of suckers, in
cluding the one who puts up the side
Listen to the candidates! Yet
women have been called the talkative
Let .us bo calm. That moth ball
odor will soon pass from ingenuous
The dreaded open season for stories
bout finding pearls in oyster stews is
now upon is.
Two-story trolley cars are now pop
ular in New York. Watch for the
skyscrapers next.
Thus far no combination of capital
has sought an injunction to restrain
the union suit.
One of the grave Issues of the day
is the harrowing doubt: ""Is King
George henpecked?"
Just plain, ordinary curiosity to see
a candidate is often mistaken for wild
enthusiasm for his cause.
Chicago 1 3 to have an aeroplane
steeplechase. Just as if ordinary fly
ing weren't dangerous enough.
Australia dreams of being a second
Europe some time. Aud thus capture
the American, tourist business?
Sapient observers declare that
mountain climbing 1b dangerous exer
cise. It is also mighty hard work.
A New York policeman was dis
charged for being "too easy." Is he
going to bo the goat, we wonder?
How sad she will be this winter, If
she doesn't have an evening gown
with a .rim of fur around the bottom!
Boston's mayor is going to keep
chickens. And right here is where he
will lose the suburban gardener
A Canadian preacher says his parish
is better than hea.ven. He missed his
calling. He should have been a press
An English actor laced himself so
tight in a corset that he died. He was
bound to keep in form, no matter what
the cost.
A man in Ohio went insane after
persistently reading the congressional
record. But his mind never was over
ly strong.
Another crying need Is a carnation
which will sprout a pin with which it
may be attached to the lapel of a
man's coat.
If the oyster is a suffering creature
it gives human beings one good ex
ample at least. It keeps quiet about
its wrongs.
A London couple have married after
ft twenty year courtship. At least,
they should be certain that their love
is steadfast.
Some $12 a week clerks spend all
their spare time arguing about the re
spective merits of the latest models
in motor cars.
Fall fashions are being displayed
at fall openings. All-the-year-around
husbands look alarmed, as usual, on
such occasions.
That proposed ban on the use cf
aeroplanes in war should be enlarged
to include the use of those machines
In circus stunts.
The sending up of two lieutenants
with every aeroplane in the British
aviation corps seems a lamentable
waste of material.
The English aristocracy has taken
up bicycling again. The English aris
tocracy never was noted for Its abil
ity to buy gasoline. f
Any good dog doctor can give you a
remedy for the mange so do not
throw away your fuzzy hat until you
havo tried something.
Ex-King Manuel of l-ortugal has Ave
prlncosses to pick a wifo from. Con
gratulations of the judicious will go
to the four lucky ones.
Woman should not grow Indignant
because men criticise the hobble skirt.
If it wore not that it would bo some
thing else. Fussing about women's
clothes Is a constitutional., require
meat in the masculine cosmos.
Merchants In feminine things to
wear say that American women's feet
and er what the feet immediately de
pend upon, are growing larger and
more muscular. Not surprising
though, considering the hats they have
to carry around.
A Brooklyn man who committed
suicide a few days ago left a noto in
which he said: "Life is a gamble.
You either win or lose. I took my
chance and lost." One is inclined to
auspect that he showed poor judgment
In choosing his chance.
pni RnilSFVFI T
Ex-President In Weak, Nervous Con
dition and Physicians Demand Ab
solute Quiet for Patient, Though
There Is No Cause to Worry.
Mercy Hospital, Chicago, Oct. 21.
Colonel Roosevelt, despite his weak
and nervous condition, left the hos
pital at 7:30 o'clock this morning
and an hour afterward was on his way
to Oyster Bay, N. Y., aboard a 24-hour
train over the Pennsylvania railroad.
A consultation of his staff physi
cians last night definitely decided this
move, although they were not hesi
tant in saying he should nave re
mained at the hospital until Thurs
day at least.
It became known last night for the
first time since the shooting the ex
act location of the bullet fired by
John Schrank in Milwaukee last Mon
Bullet Definitely Located.
The bullet, it was found by a new
X-ray plate, is lodged outside, instead
of inside, the fractured rib, and can
be removed at any time Colonel
Roosevelt desires.
This fact greatly encouraged the
doctors and, In interviews after the
consultation, they emphasized the
point that the colonel is in as" good
condition as might be expected.
"However," Dr. Alexander Lambert,
Roosevelt's family physician stated,
"Mr. Roosevelt, like any patient would
be who has undergone such an experi
ence, is nervously exhausted.
"He must have absolute quiet.0
"There is no cause for serious mis
givings if the colonel keeps quiet,
added Dr. Arthur Dean Bevan.
Goes to Depot in Electric Car.
Doctor Murphy at the last minute
decided that the risk of Colonel Roose
velt traveling to the railway sitting in
a limousine, as had been planned,
was too great to be incurred, and he
ordered that Colonel Roosevelt be
transported in the hospital's electric
ambulance. This lowered the liabil
ity of injury to his wound through
crossing car tracks, the Chicago river
bridge and rough places In the paving
The route of the ambulance and
party from the hospital to the Union
station was:
From the Prairie avenue gate of the
hospital, north to Sixteenth street,
west to Michigan avenue, north to
Jackson boulevard, west to Canal
street and north to the depot.
The party traveled slowly, one hour
being taken for the three-mile ride.
The patients in the hospital were
very much alive to the colonel s de
parture this morning and the Prairie
avenue windows- of the hospital were
alive with fluttering handkerchiefs.
The colonel's route to the Union
station was kept secret. It was done
to avoid the crowds which would
naturally gather along the route to see
the colonel's departure. The noise
would tend to excite the colonel and
it Is upon absolute quiet that his re
covery depends, the doctors say.
Pqllce Guard Roosevelt.
Every precaution was taken at the
station to keep the crowds from jost
ling the colonel. Fifty policemen
formed a phalanx around the former
president. The Roosevelt family and
party had two cars placed at their
disposal. Dr. Scurry L. Terrell and
Dr. Alexander Lambert accompanied
the colonel to Oyster Bay.
No one will bo allowed to see the
colonel on route. Even if Governor
Johnson, Senator Beverldge or Presi
dent Taft himself, which Is a remote
possibility, should board the train,
they would be barred at the colonel's
"So I am going at last, am I?" said
the colonel after reaching his private
car. "Well, I am greatly relieved.
The week has passed very slowly for
T ft "
"But you will have to be more quiet
at Oyster Bay than you have been
here," one of the doctors said.
The colonel looked at them with a
twinkle in his eye.
"We'll see," ho said.
The colonel will, after an enforced
rest at Oyster Bay, begin preparations
for his last speech of the campaign to
bo delivered at Madison Square gar
den, Now York, on the evening of Oc
tober 30.
Whethor his condition will allow
him to speak for 30 minutes or for
only flvo minutes, he says that it will
bo a final message to the people of
the country to deliver themselves
from tho present political system.
Wound Bleeds Slightly.
Tho colonel's wound has boon bleed
Ing slightly and exuding a serum,
which shows that the wound Is just
beginning to heal Inside. Tho least
exertion on Mr. Roosevelt's part
would cause a break in tho healing
and might result in complications.
For this reason he was almost car
ried to the electric car which carried
him to the railway station and he was
bodily lifted up the high steps of the
Manuel, former king of Portugal,
was taken seriously ill on his way
from Vienna to Moscow,
Sessions at Lethbridge, Alberta, Are
Attended by Distinguished Men
From Many Lands.
ethbridge, Alberta, Canada, Oct.
19. The International Dry Farming
congress, which opened here today,
promises to be one of the most nota
ble deliberations on agricultural in
terests ever held on the American
continent. Lethbridge is crowded to
its capacity by distinguished men and
women from all parts of the world,
some of the delegates having come
from India.
In this gathering may be seen a
score or more of governors of west
ern and southern states; representa
tives from many of the leading edu
cational institutions of America, Can
ada and other countries, distinguish
ed diplomats, including Premier Bor
den, and eminent men of finance
such as James J. Hill, who is a na
tive Canadian.
The sessions of the congress will
last seven days, during which time
addresses will be made by James Wil
son, secretary of agriculture, who will
be the personal representative of
President Taft; Premier Borden, Mar
tin Burrell, minister of agriculture of
Canada; Dr. Liberty H. Bailey, dean
of the college of agriculture of Cor
nell university; James J. Hill, for
mer president of the Great Northern
railroad; W. A. Brown, president of
the New York Central; Duncan Mar
shall, minister of agriculture of Al
berta; George Lawrence, minister of
agriculture of Manitoba; Price Elli
son, minister of agriculture and fin
ance of British Columbia; W. R.
Motherwell, minister of agriculture of
Saskatchewan; Sir Ing. Lauro Viadas,
secretary of agriculture of Mexico;
Leslie C. Coleman, director of agri
culture of the state of Mysore, India;
Edmond Miklos, former minister of
state and of agriculture, Hungary;
Zoltan Szilassy, president of the Na
tional Union of Hungarian Farmers;
Dr. E. F. Hoan, ambassador to the
United States from the Argentine Re
public; Gov. E. L. Morris of Montana,
Gov. M. E. Hay of Washington, Gov.
James H. Hawley of Idaho, Gov. T.
L. Oddie of Nevada, Gov. George W.
J. Hunt of Arizona and many others.
In conjunction with the congress
there is an exhibition of farm prod
ucts, such as was never seen before
on this continent These sample
products are worth several hundred
thousand dollars.
Lincoln Beachey and Lieut. Brereton
Go Hunting In Hydro
aeroplane. Washington, Oct. 19. There is
nothing by the Baron Munchausen to
beat the story which Lieut. L. H.
Brereton and Lincoln Beachey tell
about their exploit of duck-hunting in
their hydroaeroplane.
These two water blrdmen were
cruising in the air on the Potomac
when they ran into a flock of ducks.
whose flight speed averaged fifty
miles an hour. The hydro-aeroplane
was also going at that rate, but a
right angles to the direction of the
wild ducks.
Lieutenant Brereton and Mr. Beach
ey whipped out their pistols, Mr.
Beachey guiding tho plane with his
left hand. There was a fusillade and
four of the ducks dropped to the
Idaho Statesman Succumbs In Wash
ington After Several Weeks of
Severe Illness.
Washington, Oct. IS. Senator Wol-
don IJ. Ileyburn of Idaho died In his
apartments here. Senator Heyburn
had been ill for several weeks.
Mrs. McCormlck Gives $10,000
Richmond, Va., Oct. IS. Mrs. Cvrnq
W. McCormick of Chicago, It was nn.
nounced hero, has just contributed
$10,000 toward the centennial endow.
nent of Union Theological semlnarv
a Presbyterian institution of this city.
Tho gift Is made In memory of her
Find Two Bodies In Fire Ruins
Duquoin, 111., Oct. IS. When the
ruins of the homo of August Boll,
which burned, were searched the
bodies of Boll's brother-in-law, Will
iam Copeland, forty-five years old,
and of his grandson, Robert Boll, flr
years old, were found.
Fellows Lead of Two Balkan States
In Opening Hostilities Againtt the
Moslems Sultan's Ship Reported
Blown Up.
Sofia, Oct. 21. Having overcome
fortified' Turkish outposts in fighting
that cost hundreds of lives, the allied
Bulgarian and Servian armies began
an advance on Adrianople, the key to
the Bosphorus, and the most difficult
obstacle between an attacking force
and Constantinople.
Mustapha Pacha, Tzarevo, Görna,
Dzumala, Barakova and Palanka have
fallen before the Bulgars. Among the
killed before Mustapha Pacha were
four Turkish officers of high rank.
The Turks offered a formidable resist-
ance but finally left their guns and
fled. Two companies of Turkish cav
alry were captured and a large store
of ammunition was seized. '
London, England, Oct. 19. The
whole Turkish garrison of Berana,
consisting of 4,000 regulars and 3,000
Bashibazouks (irregulars), took flight
in the night before the capture of the
town by the Montenegrins, according
to an official dispatch from Cettinje.
The Montenegrins pursued them and
took a number of prisoners and three
field guns. The pursuit was contin
ued toward Eozai.
King Calls People to Arms. x
Sofia, Bulgaria, Oct. 19. A striking
proclamation to the Bulgarian nation
has been issued by King Ferdinand.
In it he recounts the sufferings of
the Macedonian Christians and the
efforts of the European powers to
obtain better treatment for them and
says he has called his people to arms
only after the patience of the Bal
kan nations has been exhausted.
The provlamation opens with a ref
erence to King Ferdinand's peaceful
reign of twenty-five years and says he
had hoped that it would have so con
"But Providence judged otherwise,"
he adds. "The moment has come
when the Bulgarian race is called
upon to renounce the benefits of
peace and to have recourse to arms
for the solution of the great problems.
Beyond the PJlo and Rhodope moun
tains our brothers in blood and re
ligion have not been able -until this
day, thirty-five years after our libera
tion, to obtain conditions of life that
are bearable.
Greece Declares for War.
Athens, Greece, Oct. 19. Greece,
not wishing to detach herself from
the Balkan allies, sent instructions to
the minister at Constantinople to
communicate a declaration of war to
the porte. Greece at the sameytlme
sent a fraternal greeting to the al
lied states,
Servia was the first of the three
states to declare war last night. Bul
garia followed with a similar declara
Predicts War Will Be Bitter.
London, England, Oct. 19. The
Sofia correspondent of the Times says
that the Balkan war will be a holy
war of creeds rather than of races.
It will be a war without truce; a war
of horrors which will be aggravated
by the rigors of a Macedonian win
Turk Vessel Blown Up.
Constantinople, Oct. 19. It was re
ported here that a Turkish warship
attempting to enter the harbor of Var
na, Bulgaria, to shell the city had been
blown up by a floating mine and all
on board had been lost. Mahamoud
Mokhtar Bey, minister of marine, said
he had no official confirmation of the
report, but admitted that a rumor of
the disaster had been received.
Illinois Central Passenger Plunges
Over 10-Foot Embankment Slow
Speed Saves Many Lives.
Hopkinsville, Ky., Oct. 21. A bro
ken rail caused aan excursion train
on the Illinois Central to leave the
track at Green's crossing, six miles
from here, and at least fifty people
were considerably injured, while all of
the one hundred and eighty passen
gers aboard were badly shaken up.
The accident occurred on top of
an embankment about ten feet high,
and the four passenger coaches
plunged off of this, three of them
turning over on the side as they fell.
Only the slow speed at which the
train was running, about fifteen miles
an hour, as it approached Green's
crossing, saved more .disastrous re
sults. As it was none of the cars
were badly torn up and the injuries
received were chiefly due to the pas
sengers being hurled about inside.
Comiskey's Braves Land Chicago
Championship After a Regular
Comlskey Park, Chicago, Oct. 19.
The deciding game of the city cham
pionship series here wasn't a game
at all; it was a travesty on the na
tional pastime. The Sox knocked out
three pitchers In as many innines:
they got thirteen hits off the three of
them and tore things, up in general.
The final score being 16 to 0.
Chicago (Cubs).O 00000000 0
Chicago (Sox)..l 2 8 2 3 0 0 0 16
Lavender - Smlth-Reulbach-Leifleld-
Archer-Cotter, Cubs; Walsh-Schtlk,
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Guglielmo Marconi's right eye, In
jured in an automobile accident, has
been removed to'prevent total blind
ness, with which the famous electri
cal Inventor was threatened.
Vessel Rolling in Northwest Gale Off
Virginia Coast Latest Report
Says Flames Under Control.
Norfolk Va., Oct. 21. With a fire
smoldering in her hold, the Mer
chants and Miners' steamer Berkshire,
from Philadelphia for Savannah, is
rolling in a raging northeast gale in
Lookout Cove, near Cape Lookout, her
24 passengers aiding, the crew and
the lifesavers in an attempt to sub
due the flames.
The boat has been on fire for nearly
twenty-four hours, but is believed to
be under control. Unless it should
become more serious the passengers
will probably remain on board all
night or until the sea subsides suffi
ciently to permit them to be trans
ferred to one of the several vessels
that have reached the scene. Again
the wireless demonstrated its effi
ciency, the steamship Apache cf the
Clyde line being at the side of the
burning Berkshire in an hour after it
first picked up the alarming signal.
The flames on the Berkshire have
been confined to the forward freight
hold. With the assistance of life
savers, who reached the boat under
the greatest difficulties, some of the
freight was removed from this com
partment and the flames are being
fought with the ship's equipment.
There are twenty-one passengers
on the Berkshire, most of them tour
ists . bound fr-orn Philadelphia to Sa-
vannah. From ther time the fire was
discovered in the hold of the ship un
til the present no one on the Berk
shire dared go to sleep. The crew of
the Berkshire tried for many hours
to subdue the flames, but their ef
forts met with little success.
The latest message from the Berk
shire stated that the fire was still
confined to the forward hold which
is partly flooded; that the flames were
practically under control but that the
ship was badly damaged.
Four Men Escape Jail In Ohio Town
Two Others Prevent Whole,
sale Delivery.
New Philadelphia, O.. Oct. 19.
In what was planned to be a whole
sale jail delivery four men- escaped
from the Tuscarawas countv jail
here. One, Wm. Domrod, charged
with larceny was later captured at
Goshen near this place.
The others are Walter HItt, await
ing trial for murder; Clyde Kurby,
burglary, and Charles Lazure, lar
Sherman Bartholomew and Price
Tyler refused to leave the jail and
kept other prisoners from following
tho leaders.
Price Tyler, who is charged with
arson, said he did not take the oppor
tunity to escape because his wife is
dangerously ill In a local hospital.
Huge Battleship Marlborugh to Be
Launched In England This Week,
Setting New Mark for World.
London, Oct. 21. The launches of
the new battleship Marlborough this
week is attracting much attention in
naval and shipbuilding circles. The
details concerning the new vessel
have been kept rather dark, but it is
known that she has been designed to
show an Increase In size, speed and
fighting power over any ships of her
typo now anoat. Sho will bo almost
twice the size of tho original Dread
nought, which displaces 17,500 tons.
The cost of the Marlborough will be
approximately $13,000,000. Her ar-
more plate will be on an Increased
scale and sho will mount ten of the
latest type of 12-inch .50 caliber guns.
Given Life for Killing Officer.
Decatur, 111., Oct. 21. Andrew Row
an, the negro, who pleaded guilty to
tho murder of Patrolman Carl Besal-
ske here last August, was sentenced in
the circuit court by Judgo Johns to
day to life sentence In the peniten
Wants Other Women to Know
How She Was Finally
Restored to Health.
Louisiana, Mo.: "I think a woman
naturally dislikes to make her trouble
known to the public,
but complete restor
ation tohe&lth means
so much to mo that
I cannot keep from
telling mine for tha
sake of other suffer
ing women.
"I had been sick
about twelve years,
and had eleven doc
tors., I had drag
Ring" down pains.
pains at monthly periods, bilious SDells.
and was getting worse all the time. I
would hardly get over one spell when I
would be sick again. No tongue can tell
what I suffered from cramps, and at
times I could hardly walk. The doctors
said I might die at one of these times,
but I took Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegeta
ble Compound and got better right away.
Your valuable medicine is worth mora
than mountains of gold to suffering wo
men." Mrs. Bertha Muff, 503 N. 4th
Street, Louisiana, Mo. . f
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound, made from native roots and herbs,
contains no narcotic or harmful drugs,
and to-day holds the record of being tho
most successful remedy for female ills we
know of, and thousands of voluntary
testimonials on file in the Pinkham
laboratory at Lynn, Mass., seem to prove
tnis tact.
If you want special advice write to
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co. (confi
dential) Lynn, Mass. Your letter will
be opened, read a,nd answered hj a
woman and held in strict confidence.
Classy List of Pies.
The gentleman with a concave front
and a large watch chain alighted from
the train at a junction in a western
state, and rapidly made his way to tho
dining-room of the only hotel in the
"What kind of pies have you here?"
he asked eagerly of the kittenish old
lady who stood at his elbow.
"All four kinds' she replied, with
an air of disdain.
"What are they?" ;
"Open-faced, cross-bar, kivered up,
and the kind mother used to ""make,"
was the catalogue which she gave.
Popular Magazine.
Height of Assurance.
A man was charged with stealing a
horse, and after a long trial the jury
acquitted him. Later in the day the
man came back and asked the judge
for a warrant against the lawyer who
had successfully defended him.
"What's the charge?" inquired the
"Why, your honor," replied the man,
"you see, I didn't have the money to
pay him his fee, so he took the horsö
I stole." Lippincott's Magazine.
"John, do you love me?"
"o you adore me?" ;
"I s'pose."
"Will you always lovo me?"
"Yes look here, dear, what have
you been and gone and ordered sent
home now?" San Francisco Exam
iner. For the Car.
"She worries every time he takes
the car out."
"Yes, I don't blame her. They had
to save a long time to get that car."
H Sometimes Gets Sick Like Other
Even doing good to people Is hard
work if you have too much of it to do.
An overworked Ohio doctor tells hla
"About three years ago as the result
of doing two men's work, attending a
large practice and looking after the
details of another business, my health
broke down completely, and I was
little better than a physical wreck.
"I suffered from Indigestion and con
stipation, loss of weight and appetite,
bloating and pain after meals, loss of
memory and lack of nerve force for
continued mental application.
"I became irritable, easily angered
and despondent without cause. The
heart's action became Irregular and
weak, with frequent attacks of palpl-
! tation during tho first hour or two
alter retiring.
"Some Grape-Nuts and cut banana
came for my lunch one day and
pleased mo particularly with the re
sult. I got more satisfaction from it
than from anything I had eaten for
months, and on further investigation,
and use, adopted Grape-Xuts for my
morning and evening meals, served
usually with cream and a sprinkle of
salt or sugar.
"My improvement was rapid and
permanent, in weight as well as in
physical and mental endurance. In a -word,
I am filled with the joy of liv
ing again, and continue tho dally use
of Grape-Nuts for breakfast and often
for the eveulng meal.
"Tho little pamphlet, 'The Road to
Wellville found in pkgs., is Invari
ably saved and handed to some needy
patient along with the indicated rem
edy." "There's a reason."
Name given by Postum Co., Battle
Creek, Mich.
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