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. 7 Mm (retail onKBfHE) EAGLETS. iuraMffis Big Copper Mine Exhibit in the National Museum WASHINGTON. Visitors nt tho United Stntcs National museum are ex pressing much Interest In tho new copper mine exhibit recently Installed by the division of mineral technology. This exhibit consists of whnt Is known na a Minna frnm tho flnnnnr Oilppn. mlno nt Dlsbee, Arte., one of tho cele brated copper mines of tho world. Stoplng Is the term applied to an, actual mining process by which ore occurring In veins Is removed from a mine after It has been rendered ac cessible by the necessary preliminary excavation, namely the sinking of shafts and running drifts ; accordingly u Btope Is one of the many units em ployed In this form of mining. The Btope on exhibition Is not merely a model, but an actual piece of tho real mine, removed bodily, ore faces, timbering, chutes and all, from Its original setting to a room In the division of mineral technology In tho older National museum building. Accordingly, as the visitor passes through the entrance Into the museum mlno he finds himself, to all Intents and purposes, In exactly the surroundings In which he would be placed were he to enter the Copper Queen mlno cage at Blsbee, and descend the shaft hundreds of feet Into the depths of tho earth to the working level and enter one of the stones. Tho only difference Is that he need not enter the dusty cago nor descend to tho bottom of tho shaft. New Mail Devices Saving Money for Uncle Sam THE government Is saving thouminds of doltars annually through the Intro ductlon of new and Improved devices used by the post ofllce'departtnent In handling mall. Among tho varied Industrial enterprises of the department ts an establishment devoted entirely to the manufacture of mall locks and the bag attachments used In mall trans portation. Until recently tho lock used by the post office weighed five nnd one-half ounces; tho new one weighs two nnd four-fifths ounces. Tho old locks cost 21 cents to mako nnd tho new ones tiro being manufactured for 814 cents. The post office has put 430,000 of tho new product Into the service. Tho snvlng on tho original cost of production to dato amounts to S3,7C0. Of tho old style, 80,000 were annually returned for repairs at a cost of 0 cents each. Of tho new style, out of the great number sent Into the service, but 000 havo been returned, nnd ns theso new style locks can bo repaired at a cost of 8 cents each, the annual saving on this Item will amount to over (2,100. Tho department has encouraged Its employees to give their best service to tho government, nnd tunny Instances havo recently como to notice wherein the department has greatly prollted by this wlso public policy. In tho lock fchop n recent achievement In this direction Is an Improved cord fustcner, the work of thrco of Its employees, for uso on bags; also one designed for locking large quantities of parcel-post mutter, which has heretofore been without this protection. Aged Marksman Who Rids Washington of Pigeons A GRAY-HEADED man wns standing In front of tho treasury building the other day, with a ride nt his shoulder. Every few minutes ho would take careful aim, pull tho trigger, and down would flutter n dead pigeon. After eight or nine of tho birds had been winged a man who hnd been watching him closely enmo up to him. "I'm going to arrest you I" ho told the marksman. "What are you going to arrest mo for?" "For cruelty to animals 1" replied the' other. . - "Have you been here for tho last half hour, nnd seen me shoot?" nsked the rifleman. Tho stranger udmltted ho bad. "Did you seo mo miss anything? "No." "Well, nln't you bigger than a pigeon?" Amid tho laughter of tho crowd tho stranger turned and walked away, with u queer look on his face. Evidently ho did not know that Undo Eak Gadsby, for such was the rifle man, wns the most expert shot In Washington with thnt weapon, and had a penult from tho District of Columbia police to curry and shoot bis rlflo any where in tho District. In fact, J. Euk Gudsby la tho nld of tho pollco department In matter of ridding tho air of superfluous pigeons, and tho ground of surplus cats. The hhootlng Is dono under authority of a pollco permit Ho has been a keen shot for CO years, ever since ho was a page In tho capltol during Lincoln's admin istration, nnd wus familiarly known us "Lincoln's Boy," for ho was the presi dent's favorlto messenger. Uncle "Eak" It was who cleared the Insldo dome of the congressional library of pigeons, taking 21 shots, nnd bringing down 10 birds, nil without nuking the least scratch on tho gold-leaf work Inside the dome. Undo "Eak" has shot a rlllo for 60 of bis 70 years, and was In bis early days a powerful stroke on the Potomac. Mr. Gadsby also shoots cats, on request of the District police, when they nre becoming a nuisance, but with reluctance. He does the shooting for pleusure, never accepting a feo for It . at. IN 'i at Fauna of the District of Columbia Is Varied A MAN may study with a good deal of Interest tho collection In the National museum clusslfled as "The Animals of the District of Columbia." Not only the number and variety of the exhibits will Impress him, but he will probably Do interested In the age of some of the exhibits and In the great number of men nnd women who have made contributions to tho collection. There Is a fine specimen of otter, the fur of which bus so long been highly prized, r.nd tho card nttuched to this specimen says that It was de rived from the old collection of the Natlonul Institute museum. Tho fol lowing additional Information Is given : "Otters aro now (1014) very rure nbout Washington, but some are still resident on the Potomac abovo Little Falls." One case contains salamanders, strange little imlumlfl which nru com mon enough ubout Washington, but when seen ure usually dismissed uh being Ilznrds. Ono Is a yellow-spotted salamander. It Is a Jet black fellow about eight Inches long, thickly sprinkled with vivid yellow spots which nre generally nbout tho slzo of a lady's little finger nail. This specimen was captured In Rock Creek park and presented to the museum by Dr. E. A. Menrns. The descriptive card Bays of tho species that It is seldom seen and not very com mon; that It frequents low, dump woods and- Jives mainly under logs and leaves. It Is quite harmless and, like other species of tho salamander, moves about and feeds at night Tho various specimens of terrapin and tortolso which occur within the District of Columbia ure presented for tho enlightenment of visitors. One exhibit 1b of u yellow-spotted terrapin which wus found on Northwest branch in Prince Georges county and presented to the museum last year by John and Edwin Bean. Tho offidul description of It Buys thut It may be found along woodlund streams and In small marshes, and that though not now common, It wus once ubundant within the District of Columbia. Close by Is a small collection of snakes which ure either natives of the District of Columblu or were born very close to the boundaries of tho federal district President Thorns A. Basyti, of the Sanitary District, has Increased the sffleUacy of the service oae hundred per cent slace he took efflce. Tony Schroeder of North Halsted and Roscoe streets Is not only one of the solid men of Lake View but he Is a political leader who numbers his friends by the thousands. William F. Quintan, "the father of Bdgewater," has a host of friends all over Chicago. Jeremiah B. O'Connell, the able lawyer, has thousands of admirers who want to see him on the Judicial bench. Frank J. Hogan, the popular and well-known lawyer, would make a lae Municipal Judge. George W. Paullla, the great fur rler, has made a business record for honesty and Integrity that wins for him hosts of friends. r i-ir-n inf-ijirLrLrLruuLrux POSTSCRIPTS The Australians are the greatest meat caters In the world. . ' Railroads of the United States now operate 01,400 passenger cars. The public library of Cincinnati makes and loans lanterns slides. Two Illinois Inventors bavo patented a waterproof coat made of a slngle piece of paper. A New Jersey Inventor has patented a garden tool that can be used as rake, veeder or shovel. Rubber cups which any person can attach to the heels of bis shoes to aid In walking havo been patented by a Philadelphia woman. During the last year there were 1,306 fires caused by cigars and cigarettes carelessly thrown away In New York alone. The average loss a fire Is about fSOO. The electrical energy sold In London, exclusive of that used for traction, In creased from 14,200,000 kilowatt-hours In 1890 to 834,442,700 kilowatt-hours In 1014. Jadie John It. cavern Is dally adding to Ua popularity In Chicago y Ms splendid record on the Mu nicipal Court beneh. t Nelson N. Lamport Is the strongest Republican candidate named for State Treasurer. The theatrical proresstoa, men and women, the legal profession, leading business men and all other callings praise the Morrison photograph stu dios. Clara Louise Haglns, secretary of the studio, Is always there to see that ladles receive every attention. Harry E. Kellogg, the popular pro prietor of the Blue Ribbon Laundry at 618 North Clark street Is building up a fine business. C. A. Smith, the veteran piano maker, Is respected by all who know him. Dr. George Sultan always made a good record in public life. One of the very best Aldermen In the City Council, Is Edward F. Culler ton. He has been longest In the public service of any member of the City Council and his usefulness to the peo ple has been demonstrated over and over again. Clarence S. Darrow Is always the friend of the poor and the downtrod den and no ono stands higher at the bar. Popular Jack Henderson would make a good member of the State Board of Equalisation. Judge Thomas F. Scully has made a splendid record In the County Court The people have confidence in him and their confidence has never been misplaced, .either when the Judge was on the Municipal bench or In bis pres ent responsible position. Joseph A. crsonnell, former legis lator and park commissioner, is one of the most popular members of the Chicago bar. Dow B. Lewis would make a good County Commissioner. Judge Edward 1. Olsnnon, the well known railroad lawyer, to respected by beach, bar and public. Harry W. Cooper reports a big de mand for Batavla tires. They are more popular than ever. There are no more criminals. Every cold-blooded murderer and thief to a "moron" now days according to the pestiferous reformers who are running things In Chicago. A woman to slain in her kitchen. The murderer to eaught. "Don't hang him, he's a 'moron' shout the reformers," and be to not banged. A mother and her babe art killed by a brute. "He it a moron" declare the reformers. It to bad enough for the reformers to be steal ing the taxpayers' money for a hun dred alleged "reforms," but when they keep on breeding murderers, they de serve the rope themselves. Frank weeger, the well know brewer and business man, to talked a for State Auditor and State Treasurer. He would fill either position well W. L. Bodlne, the efficient chief of the bureau of compulsory education, has made a nation wide name for bis department 8Ullman B. Jamiesoa is ono of the coming men in the Republican party. He Is honest and able. Hempstead Wasbburne, the popular former mayor, is active in many branches of publlo life. Adam Wolf is oae of the most popu lar men in Chicago. Ton can't heal him. Judge Charles A. McDonald is mak ing a splendid record on the Superior Court bench. Ha is a conscientious and fair-minded Judge. Judge William S. Dover to making a good record in the Superior Court. H. Schmidt of 187 Center street hag a host of friends who would back him for publlo office. John Z. Vogelsang has done muoh to make the restaurant the attractive feature of Chicago life that it is today. Home Brewery tcer to appreciated and extolled oy all who nave ued it Hnmbold 1310. Advertisement It Is a pleasure to dine at th MANDARIN INN CHIN F. rOIN, Prop. Cv am Acknowledged Most Refined Chinese-American Restaurant PIPE ORQAN CONCERTS DAILY J. H. PAYSON, ORQANI3T ALEXANDER KAMINSKY, The Ctar of Russia's Favorite Court Violinist MISS KAMINSKY, Child Pianist , RUTH VON NICHOLAY, Soprano 414-16 SO. WABASH AVENUE OPP. AUDITORIUM THEATER Phone Main 471 1 Phone Auto 32-433 TRY IT NOW C0RSIGLIA BROTHERS Famous Italian Restaurant Special attention to banquets and dinner parties - on short notice. HOME COOKINQ. SPAGHETTI A SPECIALTY. "Oood for Every Taste." Everything First Class. Fine Imported and Domestic Wines, Liquors and Cigars Selected Home Made Wine. 446-448 Orleans Street 341-343-345 W. Illinois Street CHICAQO "A Otter the Loop9' Chas. Weeghman's LUNCH ROOMS Look for Them The Standard for Purity and Quality of Food and Quick Service. . WHERE TO EAT THE KEG AND KETTLE, the latest and most unique of Chicago's refectories, is located in the Otis Building at the southwest corner of La Salle and Madison Streets. The entrance is from the main corridor beyond the elevators. fl Here are served the finest of vintages, brews and mixtures at modest prices. fl There is also a luncheon service for business men. e J Every detail measures up to the Vogelsang StansarJ. Congress Hotel and Annex N. M. Kaufman, PRESIDENT Largest Floor Space Devoted to Public Use of any Hotel in the World. Michigan Boulevard and Congress St. BREVOORT HOTEL Ill LAURENCE R. ADAMS Manager MADISON ST. East of La Salle CHICAGO Affording all the usual ac commodations of a first-class hotel plus a greater degree of personal service. Dntntlol'h detached bath, II.S0 and $J KaieS( Wth pnvata bath, 12.10 and f J The reataurant of the Brtroott uphold i worth' ily. the beet tradition of American hotel. mntifflffliffliitfflimiiWBWtiBiwtfj J5he Drexel Cafe Northeast Corner Cottage) Grove) Ave. and 39th St. After Dinner DANCINQ for our Patrons AT OUR ANNEX Every Evening; from 8:30 till 12:30. 1 FRED. H. MARX Phone Central 4403 AUG. F. MARX Marx Beer Tunnel And RESTAURANT Sea Food a Specialty S N. W. COR. DEARBORN and MADISON STS. CHICAGO America' Moit Famous Beers "DORTMUNDER DOPPEL" AND "SALVATOR" BERGHOFF Buffet and Restaurant 17-23 WEST ADAMS STREET Telephone Wabash 88IJ-83I6 ANNEX I Vltjift0aitj ? fiMfa affjaffjf 1M DEARBORN STREET Telephone Central tw S. E. COR. HALSTED and RANDOLPH STS. Telephone Monroe.lMf CHICAQO, ILL Phones s Centrall 521. Automatic 41630 Open Until I A. M. New Roma Italian Restaurant Second Floor, One Door South of Qrand Opera House 117 North Clark Street Best Table D'Hote Dinner Including Wine 75 Cents Lunch 50 Cents I. Pellegrini, Mgr. Established I860 Phones Superior 279J Superior 671 Auto 33327 Thomas J. Sauerman Restaurant 8L Buffet 548-550 N. CLARK ST Corner Ohio CHICAGO A?F.DBRUCHMAN Manan Dlrecto" M Prima Gardens Operated by the Ricnzi Co. 626 DIVERSEY PARKWAY Corner Broadway and Clark Street Telephones Lake View III and 806 CHICAGO JERSEY BRAND CHEESE Louis Jolissaint 1285 Well Street. CHICAGO Phone Superior 280