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C. L'UNN, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, and DRUGGIST. Office over store. Tionesta, Pa. Professional calls prompt ly responded to at all hours of day or night. Residence Elm St, between Grove's grocery and Gerow'a restaurant. GEORGE SIGGINS, M. D., Physician aud Surgeon, TIONESTA. PA. Office in rooms over Forest County National Bank. Professional calls promptly responded to at all hours of day or night. D R. J. B. SIGGINS, Physician and Surgeon, OIL CITY, PA. HOTEL WEAVER, E. A. WEAVER, Proprietor. This hotel, formerly the Lawrence House, has undergone a complete change, and is now furuinlied with all the mod ern Improvements. Heated and lighted throughout with natural gas, bathrooms, ot and cold water, etc. The comforts ot Quests never neglected, CENTRAL HOUSE, J GEROW A GEROW Proprietor-. Tlonseta, Pa. This is the most centrally located hotel in the place, and has all the modern Improvements. No pains will be spared to make it a pleasant stopping place lor the traveling public First pIbsh Livery in oonneution. pUIL. EMERT FANCY BOOT A SHOEMAKER. Shop over R. L. Haslet's grocery store on Elm street. Is prepared to do all Kinds of custom work from the finest to the coarsest aud guarantees his work to give perfect satisfaction. Prompt atten tion given to mending, and prices rea sonable. JAMES HASLET, GENERAL MERCHANTS, fltornituro Dealers, f AND UNDERTAKERS. TIONESTA, PENN A. C. DREY, LIVERY Feed & Sale STABLE. Fine Turnouts at All Times at Reasonable Rates. Hear of Hotel Weaver TlOlsTESTA, IP. Telephone No. 20. r. U-.1:' Colic. Cholera and tnamDeriain s ninrriioca Keyieiy. Never fails. l)uy it now. It may save life. E The president In his message to con gress snys: No nntlon has greater resources than ours, nnd I think it can be truthfully said that the citizens of no nation pos sess greater energy nnd Industrial abil ity. In no nation tire the fundamental business conditions Bounder than in -Hirs nt this very moment, nnd It Is foolish when such is the case for peo ple to hoard money Instead of keeping It In sound bunks, for it Is such hoard ing that Is tlic Immediate occasion of money stringency. Moreover, as a rule, the business of our people Is con ducted with honesty nnd probity, aud this applies alike to farms and fac tories, to railroads nnd banks, to all our legitimate commercial enterprises. In any lurge body of men, however, there are certain to be some who are dishonest, and If the conditions ore such thut these men prosper or commit their nilsdecdb with Impunity their example is o vorj evil thing for the community. Where these men are business -nen of great sagacity and o temperament both unscrupulous and reckless, nn-! where the conditions are such that they net without supervision or control nnd at first without effective chock from public opinion, they delude many Innocent people luto muking in vestment:! or embarking lu kinds of business that are really unsound. When the misdeeds of these successfully dis honest meu tire discovered, suffering comes not only upon them, but upon the lunocent whom they have misled. It Is n painful awakening, whenever it occurs, nud naturally when it does oc cur those who suffer are opt to forget that the longer It was deferred the more painful It would be. In the effort to punish the guilty it Is both wise and proper to endeavor so far as possiblo to minimize the distress of those who have 1cpu misled by the guilty. Yet It Is not possible to refrain because of such distress from striving to put an end to the misdeeds that are tlio ulti mate causes of the suffering and, as a means to this end. where possible to punish those responsible for them. There may lie honest differences of opinion as to many governmental poli cies, but surely there can be no such differences as to the need of unflinch ing perseverance In the war ngninst successful dishonesty. Interstate Commerce. No small part of the trouble that we have comes from carrying to an ex treme the national virtue of self reli ance, of Independence in initiative and action. It is wise to conserve this virtue and to provide for its fullest exercise compatible with seeing that liberty does not become a liberty to wrong others. Unfortunately this is the klud of liberty that the lack of all effective regulation Inevitably breeds. The founders of the constitution pro vided that the national government should lmvo complete and sole control of interstate commerce. There was then practically no interstate business save such ns wns conducted by wnter, and this the national government nt once proceeded to regulate in thorough going und effective fashion. Conditions have now so wholly changed that the Interstate commerce by water is Insig nificant compared with the amount that goes by land, and almost nil big business concerns are now engaged iu Interstate commerce. As a result it can be but partially and imperfectly con trolled or regulated by the action of any one of the several states, such ac tion inevitably tending to be either too drastic or else too lax and In either case Ineffective for purposes of Justice. Only tlio national government can iu thoroughgoing fashion exercise the needed control. This does not mean that there should be any extension of federal authority, for such authority already exists under the constitution In amplest aud most far reaching form, but it docs mean that there should be an extension of federal activity. This is not advocating centralization. It is merely looking facts in the face and realizing that centralization in business has already come nnd cannot be avoid ed or undone nnd that the public nt lnrge can only protect itself from cer tain evil effects of this business cen tralization by providing better methods for the exercise of control through the Authority already centralized in the national government by the constitu tion Itself. There must be no halt in the healthy constructive course of ac tion which this nation has elected to pursue aud has steadily pursued dur ing the last six years, as shown both In the legislation of the congress and the administration of the law by the department of justice. National License For Railroads. The most vital need Is in connection with the railroads. As to these, in my judgment, there should now be either n national Incorporation act or n law licensing railway compaales to engage In lntei-state commerco upon certnln conditions. The law should be so framed as to give to tlio interstate commerce ommlssIon power to puss upon the future issue of securities, while ample means should be provided to enable the commission whenever in its judgment It is necessary to make a physical valuation of any railroad. As I stated lu my message to the congress a yenr ago, railroads should bo given power to enter Into agreements sub ject to these agreements being made public in minute detail and to the con sent of the interstate commerce com mission belug first obtained. Until the national government assumes prop er control of interstate commerce in the exercise of the authority It already possesses It will be Impossible either to give to or to get from the railroads PRESIDENT'SIVIESSAG full Justice. The railroads nnd all oth er great corporations will do well to recognize that this control must come. The only question is as to what gov ernmental body can most wisely exer cise It The courts will determine the limits within which the federal author ity can exercise It, nnd there will still remain ample work within each state for the railway commission of that state, and the national Interstate com uicrce commission will work in har mony with the several state commis sions, each within Its own province, to achieve the desired end. The Antitrust Law. Moreover, in my judgment, there should le ndditlonnl legislation looking to the proper control of the great busi ness concerns engaged In interstate business, this control to bo exercised for their own benefit and prosperity no less than for the protection of in vestors and of the general public. As I have repeatedly said iu messages to congress and elsewhere, experience has definitely shown not merely the unwis dom, hut the futility, of endeavoring to put a stop to all business combinations. Modern industrial conditions nre such that combination Is not only necessary, but Inevitable. It is so In the world of business Just as It is so in the world of labor, and it Is as idle to desire to put an end to all corporations, to all big combinations of capital, as to desire to put an end to combinations of labor. Corporation and labor union alike have come to stay. Each If properly man aged is a source of good nnd not evil. Whenever In either there Is evil it should be promptly held to account, but it should receive hearty encourage ment so long as it is properly managed. It Is profoundly immoral to put or keep on the statute books a law nomi nally lu the interest of public morality that really puts n premium upon pub lie immorality by undertaking to for bid honest men from doing what must be done under modern business condi tions so that the law itself provides that its own Infraction must be the condition precedent upon business suc cess. To aim at the accomplishment of too much usually means the accom plishment of too little and often the do ing of positive damage. Not Repeal, but Amendment. The antitrust law should not be re pealed, but It should be made both more efliclont and more in harmony with actual conditions. It should be so amended ns to forbid only the kind of combination which does harm to the general public, such amendment to be accompanied by or to be an incident of a grant of supervisory power to the governmeut over those big coucerns engaged in Interstate business. This should bo accompanied by provision for the compulsory publication of ac counts and the subjection of books nnd papers to the inspection of the gov ernment officials. A beginning has al ready beeu made for such supervision by the establishment of the bureau of corporations. The antitrust law should not prohibit combinations that do no injustice to the public, still less those the existence of which is ou the whole of benefit to the public. But even if this feature of the law were abolished there would remain us an equally objectionable fea ture the difficulty nnd delay now inci dent to Its enforcement The govern ment must now submit to irksome and repeated delay before obtaining a final decision of the courts upou proceedings instituted, and even a favorable de cree may mean an empty victory. Moreover, to attempt to control these corporations by lawsuits means to im pose upon both the department of Justice and the courts nn impossible burden. It is not feasible to carry on more than n limited number of such suits. Such n lnw to be really effec tive 'must of course be administered by nn executive hotly nnd not merely by means of lawsuits. The design should be to prevent the abuses inci dent to the creation 'of unhealthy and Improper combinations Instead of wait ing until they are iu existence and then attempting to destroy them by civil or criminal proceedings. Law Should Be Explicit. A combination should not be tolerat ed if it abuse the power acquired by combination to the public detriment. No corporation or association of any kind should be permitted to engage In forelgu or Interstate commerce that is formed for the purpose of or whose operations create a monopoly or gen eral control of the production, salo or distribution of any one or moro of the prime necessities of life or articles of general use nud necessity. Such com binations nre against public policy. They violate the common law. The doors of the courts aro closed to those who ore parties to them, and I believe the congress can close the channels of Interstate commerce against them for its protection. The lnw should make Its prohibitions and permissions as clear and definite as possible, leaving the least possible room for arbitrary action or allegation of such action on the part of the executive or of diver gent interpretations by the courts. Among the points to be aimed at should be the prohibition of unhealthy competition, such as by rendering serv ice at nn nclunl loss for the purpose of crushing out competition, tho preven tion of inflation of capital and the pro hibition of a corporation's making ex clusive Irade with itself a condition of having any trade with Itself, ltcason ihle agreements letween or combina tions of corporations should be per mitted provided they are first submit ted to and approved by some appro prlale government body. Congress' Power. The congress has the power to char ter corporations to engage In interstate and foreign commerce, and n general law can be enacted under the provi sions of which existing corporations could take out federal charters and uow federal corporations could be cre ated. An essential provision of such a law should he a method of predeter mining by some federal board or com mission whether the applicant for n federal charter was an association or combination within the restrictions of the federal law. Provision should also be made for complete publicity lu all matters affecting the public and com plete protection to the investing public and the shareholders in the matter of Issuing corporate securities. If an In corporation law Is not deemed advisa ble, a license net for big Interstate cor porations might be enacted or a com biuutlon of the two might be tried. The supervision established might be analogous to that now exercised over national banks. At least the anti trust act should bo supplemented by specific prohibitions of the methods which experience has shown have been of most service In enabling monopolis tic combinations to crush out competi tion. The real owners of a .corporation should he compelled to do business in their own name. The right to hold stock in other corporations should here after lie denied to Interstate corpora tions, unless on npprovnl by the proper government officials, and n prerequisite to such npproval should be the listing with the government of all owners and stockholders, both by the corporation owning such stock nnd by the corpora tion In which such stock is owned. Lessons of Recent Crisis. To confer upon the national govern ment lu connection with the amend ment I advocate In the antitrust law power of supervision over big business coucerns engaged In interstate com merce would benefit them as it has benefited the national banks. In the recent business crisis It Is noteworthy thnt the institutions which failed were Institutions which were not under the supervision nnd control of the national government. Those which were under national control stood the test National control of the klud above advocotcd would be to tho benefit of every well managed railway. From the standpoint of the public there is need for additional tracks, additional terminals aud improvements In the nc tunl handling of the railroads, and all this as rapidly ns possible. Ample, safe nnd speedy .transportation facili ties are even more necessary than cheap transportation. Therefore there is need for the Investment of money which will provide for all these things while at the same time securing as far ns is possible better wages and shorter hours for their employees. Therefore, while there must be Just and reasona ble regulation of rates, we should be the first to protest against any arbitra ry and unthinking movement to cut them down without the fullest and most careful consideration of all inter ests concerned nnd of the actual needs of the situation. Only a special body of men nctlng for the national govern ment under authority conferred upon it by the congress is competent to pass judgment ou such a matter. Those who fear from any reason tho extension of federal activity will do well to study the history not only of the national banking act, but of the pure food law, nud notably the meat Inspection law recently enacted. The pure food law was opposed so violent ly that Its passage was delayed for a decade, yet it has worked unmixed and immediate good. The meat Inspection law was even more violently assailed, nnd the same men who now denounce the nttitude of the national govern ment iu Becking to oversee and control the workiugs of interstate common car riers and business concerns then as serted that we were "discrediting and ruining a great American Industry." Two years have not elapsed, and al ready It has become evident that the great benefit the law confers upon the public Is accompanied by an equal ben efit to the reputable packing establish ments. The latter nre better off under the lnw than they were without it The benefit to Interstate common car riers and business coucerns from the legislation I advocate would be equal ly marked. Pur Food Law. Incidentally in the passage of the pure food law the action of the vari ous state food and dairy commission ers showed iu striking fashion how much good for the whole people results from the hearty co-operation of the federal and state officials in sccuriug n given reform. It Is primarily to the action of these state commissioners that we owe the enactment of this law, for they aroused the people, first to demand the enactment and enforce ment of state laws on the subject nnd then the enactment of the federal law, without which the state laws were largely Ineffective. There must be the closest co-operation between the na tional aud state governments In ad ministering these laws. Currency Legislation Needed. I again urge on the congress the need of immediate attention to this matter. We need a greater elasticity in our currency, provided of course that we recognize the even greater need of n safe nnd secure currency. Provision should be made for nn emergency currency. The emergency issue should of course be made with nn effective guarantee and upon condi tions carefully prescribed by the gov ernment. Such emergency issue must be based on adequate securities ap proved by the government and must be issued under a heavy tax. This would permit currency being Issued when the demand for it was urgent, while secur ing its retirement ns the demand fell off. It Is worth investigating to de termine whether officers and directors of national banks should ever be al lowed to loan to themselves. Trust companies should be subject to the samo supervision ns hnuks. Legisla tion to this effect should be enacted for the District of Columbia aud the territories. Yet Ve must also remember that even tho wisest legislation on the sub ject can only accomplish a certain amount. No legislation enn by any possibility guarantee the business com munity against the results of specula tive folly any more than It can guaran tee nn individual against tho results of his extravagance. When an individual mortgages his house to buy an auto mobile he invites disaster, and wheu wealthy men or men who pose as such or are unscrupulously or foolishly eager to become such Indulge in reckless speculation, especially if it is accom panied by dishonesty, they Jeopardize not ouly their own future, but the fu ture of nil their innocent fellow cltl zons, for they expose the whole busi ness community to panic and distress. Can't Reviso Tariff Now. This country is definitely committed to the protective system, and any ef fort to uproot it could not but cuuso widespread industrial disaster. In other words, tho principle of the pres ent tariff law could not with wtedom be changed. But In a country of such phenomenal growth as ours It Is prob ably well that every dozen years or so the tariff laws should be carefully scru tiulzcd so as to see that no excessive or Improper benefits are conferred thereby, that proper revenue Is provid ed and that our foreign trade is en couraged. There must always be as a minimum a tariff which will not only allow for the collection of an ample revenue, but which will at least make good the difference In cost of produc tion here aud ubroad that is, the dif ference In the labor cost here and abroad, for the well being of the wage worker must ever be a cardinal point of American policy. The question should tie nppronched purely from a business standpoint, both the time aud the manner of the change being such ns to arouse the minimum of ngitatlon nnd disturbance In the business world nnd to give the least play for selfish nnd factional motives. The sole con sideration should be to sec that the sum total of changes represents the public good. This means that the sub ject cannot with wisdom be dealt with in the year preceding n presidential election, because as a matter of fact experleuce has conclusively shown that at such a time It is impossible to get men to treat It from the standpoint of the public good. In my Judgment tho wise time to deal with the matter Is immediately after such election. Income Tax and Inheritance Tax. Wheu our tax laws are revised the question of an Income tax and an In heritance tax should receive the care ful attention of our legislators. In my judgment, both of these taxes should be part of our system of fed cral taxation. I spenk diffidently about the income tax because one scheme for au Income tax was declared unconsti tutional by the supreme court, while iu addition it Is a difficult tax to admin ister in its practical working, nnd grent care would have to be exercised to see that it was not evaded by the very nien whom It was most desirable to have taxed. Nevertheless a graduated iueouie tax of the proper type would he a desirable feature of federal taxa tion, and it Is to he hoped that one may be devised which the supreme court will declare constitutional. The Inheritance tax, however, Is a far better method of taxation. Tho government bus the absolute right to decide us to the terms upou which a man shall receive a bequest from an other, and this point In the devolution of property Is especially appropriate for the imposition of a tax. Laws im posing such taxes have repeatedly been placed upon the national statute books and as repeatedly declared constitu tional by tho courts, and these laws contained the progressive principle that Is, after a certain amount Is reach ed the bequest or gift In llfo or death is Increasingly burdened nnd the rate of taxation Is Increased lu proportion to the remoteness of blood of tho man receiving the bequest These principles are recognized already in tho leading civilized nations of the world. Germany's Inheritance Tax. The German law is especially inter esting to us because It makes the In herltance tax an Imperial measure while allotlng to the Individual states of the empire n portion of the pro ceeds and permitting them to Impose taxes In addition to those Imposed by the Imperial government Small inher itances are exempt, but tho tax is so sharply progressive that when the in heritance is still not very large, pro vided It is not nn agricultural or a for est land, it is taxed at tho rato of 23 per cent if It goes to distant relatives There is no reasou why In tho United States the national government should not impose Inheritance taxes in addi tion to those Imposed by the states, and when we last had an Inheritance tax about one-half of the states levied such taxes concurrently with tho na tional government, making a combined maximum rate In some cases us high as 23 per cent To Tax Nonresidents Higher. The tax should If possible bo made to hear more heavily upon those resid ing without the country than within it. A heavy progressive tax upou a very large fortune Is In no way such a tax upon thrift or Industry as a like tax would be on a small fortune. No ad vantage comes either to the country as a vholc or to the individuals inher ent? fit money by permitting the transmission In their entirely of the enormous fortunes which would be uf fected by such a tax, and as au inci dent to its fuuetlou of revenue raising such a tax would help to preserve a measurable equality of opportunity for the people of tho generations growing to manhood. Vi'q have not the slightest sympathy with that socialistic Idea which would try to put htzluess. turlftlessness and iuEQcieucy on n par with Industry. thrift and efficiency, which would strive to break up not merely private property, but. what Is far more impor tant, the home, the chief prop upon which our whole civilization stands. Such a theory If ever adopted would mean the ruin of the entire country, but proposals for legislation such ns this herein nMvoented are directly op posed to this class of soeiajisllc the ories. . Enforcement of the Law. A few years ago there was loud com plaint that the law could not be in voked agiinst wealthy offenders. There Is no such complaint now. The course of the department of justice during the last few years lias been such as to make it evident that no man stands above the law, that no corporation Is so wealthy that it cannot be held to ac count Everything that can be dene under the, existing law nnd with the existing state of public opinion, which so profoundly iulluoiices both the courts and juries, has been done, but the laws themselves need strengthening. They should be made more definite, so that no honest man can be led unwittingly to break them and o that tho real wrongdoer can ho readily punished. Moreover, there must be tho public opinion back of the laws or the laws themselves will be of no avail. The two groat evils in the execution of our criminal laws today are sentimentality and technicality. Tor the latter the remedy must come frqtn the hands of the legislatures, the courts and the law yer3. The oilier must depend for lis cure upon the gradual growth of a sound public opinion which shall insist that regard for the law and the de mands of reason shall control all other influences nud emotions lu the jury box. Both of these evils must be re moved or public discoutent with the criminal law will continue. Injunctions. Instances of nbuse In the granting of Injunctions in labor disputes con tinue to occur, and the resentment in the minds of those who feel thnt their rights nre being invaded nnd their lib erty of nction nnd of speech unwar rantably restrained continues likewise to grow. Much of the attack on the uso of the process of injunction is wholly without warrant, but I am con strained to express tiio belief that for some of It there Is warrant. This ques tion Is becoming one of prime impor tance, and unless the courts will deal with It in effective manner It is cer tain ultimately to demand some form of legislative action. It would be most unfortunate for our social welfare if we should permit many honest and law abiding citizens to feel that they had just cause for regarding our courts with hostility. I earnestly commend to the intention of the congress this matter, so that some way may bo de vised which will limit the abuse of In junctions and protect those rights which from time to time it unwarrant ably Invades. Moreover, discontent is often expressed with the use of the process of Injunction by the courts, not ouly lu labor disputes, but where state laws nre concerned. I refrain from discussion of this lyuestlou as I am informed thnt it will soon receive the consideration of the supreme court The process of Injunction Is nu es sential adjunct of the court's doing Its work well, nud as preventive measures nre always better than remedial the wise use of this process Is from every standpoint commendable. Hut whero it is recklessly or unnecessarily used the abuse should be censured, above nil by the very men who me properly anxious to prevent nu.v effort to shear the courts of this necessary power. Tho court's decision must be final. The protest is only against the conduct of Individual judges in needlessly antici pating such final decision or ill the tyrannical use of what Is nominally a temporary injunction to accomplish what is In fact n permanent decision. The president urges the passage of a model employers' liability act for tho District of Columbia and the territories to encourage corporations to treat In jured wnjreworkors belter. He em phatically Indorses the eight hour day. The president urges the states to fight the child and woman labor evil, lie says: Tho national government has as au ultimate resort for control of child la- t Vow jHiiilliii Coruor of Second and Liberty Streets, Warren, Penn'a. Special Rooms for Ladies. Ladies are oordislly Invited to avail them selves of the convenience nnd com forts nt their disposal in the War ren National liank, where they will find restful retiring rooms. r i mm, JISI Haul R-' " " ! i! 11 " " "1 21 tttW4W'i, -xa eSju b sojpnboj ippi.tt '.f.iautpBUi pno uo)uzni)jo qSno.ioq jyj ijjssea -au aq paui o qSuouo odiuo uo)C.id -OJddu uu 'soujnd Btioni:n jiwaa oq jo rpuo jo sasuadxa 04ijuin2.i puu jodo.td otu joj iioiu.ido.iddn uu poppojd ssaUJ uoa ;j iSuu.v pino.tt sputt'j uiipjdmva o2jb Supooo joj poou oqx "uorj -dopu s) jopisuoa 0( Sujihav oq oj Stt insodcid v qons tni-u saAosuioin ozfjrsj ;pjiBj oj os oiload joj onij auios ajjej . ;i jnqi ojuavu oai mn I qifnoq) -IB 'ngiBdaiB-i B SiqpnpuoD jo moj -s.fs Jiio ni )uomo.o.iduii iniJiiujsqns Ji.io.tt 'OAonoq i 'piuo.M qoiii.tt e.m -SEom iBDjpn.1 aioa u n ojaqx "aonjo otij iu.tt uavo snj SujA'nq nicij suboui poip;nnun jo uuiu snoindiijosun nn jodniBq ptno.w av tpns on iOAoajopi uotn jsouoq uodn Xipiuod o su A'pio job oi sb os 'snoindnjosun aqj Aq po.faqo -sip pun jsouoq ati Xq A'pio po.faqo aq ioqj soi Siipq joiiuup oq 'uatuiD.ioj -ua jo linayjip aju ojniuu aioa Jiaqi mo.ij qoiq.tt pnpi spu jo s.vn uj jo3 -tnip s.fBAB 'ja.vo.ttoq 's o.iotix "sajnj -iptiodxo pun suonnqi.iltio.i qioq jo non -uoiiqnd' aqi joj opjAOjd oi a.iouuoiu -jnj 'pun Ktiflindmno imiotimi jo ptrniop -so.id o ,-!nf.iinoA )ou niajs suoBJod -jo.i Jiiqi opiAO.id oi n-itt s il 'tiazfip poo3 n oq oi si uiim ti j A'jnp Xinssa -.ion pun i!ni.mi:piinj n 'joaoojoiu 'pun '.Cjnp u inq 'insu ii .Cn.iom jou sj Suj -OA )U.lir.UJ.lA2 jo uuoj jno jopttQ -sasuodxo uC;cd'.ucQ eiuopiajj ojiio3 aii;ipaiiiiu uaio s)l Joputi s.v.ioii.i.i.) aqj joj pafqns atl no SAViij ppom putio oi A'piiBuaa jntfno 51 Rpu Hiqsn ojoj.iq inn aajoin -uioaoiujsjo)Uo:)ig!i!j.iiu.i uiojj joqnj Pliqa jo tptipo.id aq) Juoa.i.kI oi asnnp aajoinmoa aji:is.ioiui aui jo asn atn joa Continued on Second Page. A Direct Appeal. A story is MM of u New York car conductor wiio had once been iu tho ministry and who retained some of his former ways of speech iu his new call ing. He had be.-u at the front of the car collecting fares, and when he re turned to his platform u well disposed person told Jiim that a man had board ed the car at Houston street ani' hud found a place inside. The conductor stepped Inside Hie doorway and rau his mild gaze ii)i and down the car, but could not be sure which of the tightly puck. il , as-'.i'iiers was the late arrival. "Will the irentleman who gut ou at Houston street please riser" lie asked calmly. The gentleman rose Involuntarily, nntl, witli a bow and a "Thauk you!" the conductor collected his fare. IrvliiK'a I phlll 1'lBlil. When Irving first appeared lit n cer tain midland town critics declared that his curiiius mannerisms (lf voice, gait and gesture destroyed ills chalices of bec;imin a great actor. I low Irving confounded his critics by creating tri umpu alter triumph and redeeming tlio liic'lisl! stage from the charge of me diocrity rs now a matter of history. This ureal Shakespearean actor rose from the ranks to the head of his pro fession by sheer force of his histrionic power, ability and originality. And withal he was one of the most kindly of men, generous to a fault when tho disliess and troubles of others came uiiiler his u .it ice. Loudon Mall. A1iiiii mill Kt p. Adam was making his avowal to live. "No power shall ever lake you from my side," he declared fervently. "That's a pretty rash promise, Isn't It," inquired Kve, winking, "since you know I was taken from your side the first thing alter you arrived here'" Perceiving that the woman was giv ing him n rib roast. Adam went off sulking lu the apple orchard. Ex change. Ity Another Nime. Lawyer On what ground, inadan,, do vou base your action for divorce? Client On (lie gro-md Hint my hus band has what they call the artistic temperament. Thai's sufficient, isn't it? Lawyer -Yes. thai is ample, lull, lo comply Willi I ho legal forms we speci fy It ns iti'-on,:al Ibillty, neglect, and fxtreme and repealed cruelty. Chica go Tribune. t Women's accounts are welcomed and courteous treat men t assured. Hero you may open an account, obuin new clean money, order steamship accommoda tions, purchase Foroign DrHlts or Money Order and tninxm-t other financial business. Married Women or minors may open accounts subject only to their order. Deposits may' bo uiHd in the name of two or more per sona, subject to withdrawal by either one, or in case of death, by the sur vivor. Tour IVr tent. compound interest is paid on inactive accounts in our Savings Department. Certificates of Deposit or interest bearing passbooks are issued. Hunk-' ing-by-Mail a specialty with this bank. F. R Jlerlzel, Jerry (Jrary, -V. I). Hinckley, E. II Lampe, John M. Soune, Nathaniel C. Sill, President Vice President Vice President Cashier Paying Teller KecoiviugTellor 4 Per Cent.