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mm n, The Denison Review R*view Publishing Company CUMMINS' TROUBLES. Senator Cummins is having oceans of trouble on account of some legisla tion which he secured some time ago in congress. He thought at the time the legislation was enacted that it would boost him in favor with the people and against the railroads, but itefoi® the bill became a law. either by reason of amendment or on ac count of its original composition, it turned out that its purpose was just the reverse of what the senator intend ed. His friends launded him through out the country after the bill bccame a law and associated his name with the measure so far that it is found now very difficult to get rid of the ef fects of it. The senator is having ail (he advertising he wishes and more, and his newspapers are having the time of their lives explaining how it was not the senator's fault that the measure was passed as it was. It is too bad that when the senator was thinking lie was making a ten stroke, it should turn out to be a boomerang and to threaten his popularity in case he shoula enter the list of candidates for the nomination of president. A MORAL DEGENERATE, Harry Thaw has finally secured hi liberty after nine years of almost con stant litigation. He can probably tes lily that he knows "the way of the transgressor is hard." In a fit of jeal ousy or as the result of an insane de lusion, he killed Stanford White and afterwards was, prosecuted and finally acquitted on the ground of insanity. It was expected by Mr. Thaw and his friends that his acquittal would re sult in his almost immediate dis charge from custody, but the authori ties insisted that if he was insane when he did the deed, he should be held to be insane after the deed was done and have contested his discharge on every occasion when he has made aji effort to be released. The trouble with Harry Thaw was that he was too much of the type of the man whom he murdered and per haps as much of a moral degenera as his victim. We are of the opinion that he should not have been ex cused for killing Mr. White on the ground of insanity because we do not beiieve that he was mentally irre sponsible, unless on account of intoxi cation and that would not amount to a legal excuse. We sincerely hope that we have heard the last of Harry Thaw and that he may settle down to make amends as far as he can for -his past conduct. LEO FRANK'S ASSAILANT. Leo Frank, who some time ago was convicted of the murder of a young girl in Georgia, and whose execution was opposed by hundreds of thous ands of American citizens, had his sentencei commuted by the governor of Georgia to life imprisonment. At the time of the trial the mob senti ment was so strong that it is impos sible to think he had a fair trial and when the governor recently made an order that, instead of the sentence of death being enforced, the punishment should" be changed to life imprison ment, the mob again, asserted itself and threatened the life of the execu tive and the situation was so threat ening that the militia was appealed to to restore order and protect the gov ernor against the mob. It was thought that when Mr. Frank was sent to the penitentiary to carry put his life sentence that nohing more would be heard of his case for the time being, but unfortunately for him a fellow prisoner, a few days ago, de cided that he was commissioned to reek vengeance on Mr. Frank and, af ter deliberate planning, improvised a knife with which he attacked Mr. Frank and caused an incision to be made upon his neck, but, fortunately for the victim, the jugular vein was not severed and the chances are that a recovery will be had. The name of the prisoner who com mitted this outrage upon Mr. Frank is one Green, who is himself serving a life sentence for murder. It is sur mised that outside aid and encourage ment was furnished this man to com mit the act which was intended to take the life of Leo Frank. It may or tnay not be true- that outside aid had some thing to do with the affair, but it is not surprising that a degenerate such as Mr. Green must have been could be worked into a state of mind that he would perform the act. The proba bilities are that the knowledge of Green that a strong sentiment existed against Mr. Frank was sufficient in ducement to cause him to attempt the assassination of his fellow prisoner, He said at the time he did the act he thought it was his duty, but since he has concluded that it was a mistake and is sorry. His apologies do not go very far in the way of securing extenuation lor himself. He is a mis erable degenerate and Leo Frank seems not so great a criminal in the comparison. 'J ftf. A disgraceful revelation was made concerning the management of the schools of Chicago a few days ago. A proceeding wan started to investigate the Pay roil of teachers and Mrs. Young, the head of the schools, testi fied that the names of deceased per sons were carried on the pay rolj at one time and that others who were not engaged in teaching were carried on the pay roll. It is said that about twenty-four thousand dollars of the people's money was diverted by this practice. Mrs. Young mentions the \namos of some members of the board that were intrusted in having salaries paid to peoplc\ employed which were in violation ol the law. She claims that this was done against her protest and there is no doubt but what she is tho kind of a woman who could bo trusted to object to anything of an' illegal nature, ft will not be surpris ing if the grand jury of Cook county will have something to do before this matter is concluded, The Nonpareil of yesterday com ments editorially on the condition of the Lincoln highway through Carroll and Crawford counties, and -discloses some of the experiences that tourists are having in passing from Carroll to Council Bluffs. It is said that just west of Dow City there is a short stretch of now grade in such condi tion that travel is practically impos sible. The charge is made that the indifference of workmen engaged in building the grade is responsible for the trouble. This is a severe indict ment to be lodged against the highway authorities in the county and we sin cerely hope that the party responsible for the condition of the highway west of Dow City will take notice and sec that the road is put in proper condi tion. Another stretch of road complained of is east of Denison some three miles. This trouble seems to have come from the earth washing down from the field across the highway until the result is a mud hole of such a character that a White automobile was delayed two or three hours recently in trying to get over this portion of the road. The Denison authorities liavo had their attention called to this deplor able condition east of town and we are pleased to say that gravel is being iiauled to repair the road and that tourists are passing over the road without any trouble whatever. When the trouble east of town becaino known the road authorities here made every effort to see the road was repaired. The latest dispatches indicate that the Germans are smashing their way toward Warsau and that it is only a question of a few days until this an cient capital of Poland will be wrest ed from the possession of the Hits sians. The Germans are in force coni ng from, the south and from the north toward Poland and at the rate of progress they are making, it can only be a short time until the city will be completely surrounded. England seems to appreciate tliat the Russians are giving up another one of their many strongholds. It is not only' tho prestige which the Germans acquire in taking Poland and driving the l!us sians back iiitp their own territory, but it insures a release of a large por tion of the German army to bo taken to the west front in France to be used against the allies there. If a consid erable portion of the Gorman army can be released in Poland and should return to the western front it will be difficult to predict just what the result ill be in the immediate future. If the allies are only able to hold the German force now opposed to them in France, the probabilities are that with this force greatly augmented that the allies 'will bo driven back and that Paris will probably fall into the hands of the Germans. A sensational revelation was made in connection with the management of the public schools of Chicago a few days ago. A proceeding was started to investigate the method" of' making estimates for the pay roll of teachers. Mrs. Young, the head of the schools, testified that in the estimate prepared by one of .the departments there were carried the names of teachers then de ceased and other parties who were not engaged in teaching were placed on the pay roll. It is said that about twenty-four thousand dollars of the people's money would have been di verted according to this estimate. Mrs. Young mentions the names of some of the members of the school board who were apparently enlist.cd in an attempt to pad the pay roll. She does not make this-claim, but the in timation is strongly made that at least one member of the board was less concerned about the public welfare than the interests of certain individ uals. She claims that she. protested against the procedure and there is no doubt but what she is a woman whose honesty could not be called in ques tion. It will not be surprising if the grand jury of Cook county may have something to investigate before this matter is concluded. Desk Sets for the Office or Home AMONGpresents the most attractive of novel for men are office or library sets consisting of portfolio, letter box, waste basket, candle shades, etc. They are made of hand some wall paper designs pasted over foundations of heavy cardboard or wood. A paper having a broad black and white stripe with dark red flowers, vaguely outlined on it, was used to cover the letter box and portfolio Bhown in the illustration. Tho candle shade is of dark red paper decorated with a fancy gold braid pasted on. Tho ability to choose an attractive paper and paste it on neatly is about all that Is required for making these sets. Leather effects, the tiffany papers, be sides many artistic flowered patterns are suited to the purpose and make useful and tasteful gifts that men ap preciate. Our fathers thought of the word "cellar" as a place to store vegetables in. The present generation regards it as the habitation of an unsuccessful ball team. .-J *4 4 1 -ft j.j-iil'.-A1 iu-iift Photo by American Press Association. Who Stole The Jewels? By EUNICE BLAKE There was trouble in the Follnnsbee family. A young woman had been in troduced to teach the younger children, and Ned Follnnsbee, the eldest son. had fallen in love with her. But this was only a part of the difficulty. Cer tain jewels belonging to Mrs. Follans bee were missing. They had uot all disappeared at once, but one at a time. This Indicated that they were being taken by some one within the house. Mr. Follnnsbee had a talk with his son Ned about the matter and accused Miss Winters, the governess. Ned in dignantly denied the charge on behalf tf the girl. He did not make a scene, for he realized that since Miss Winters was suspected she must be exculpated. After the first hot words between fa ther and son It was agreed between them that neither should say anything about her being suspected. This conversation occurred after a valuable bracelet had been missed from a safe built into the wall for the stor age of silver plate and jewels. The only persons in the bouse who had ac cess to the key of the safe were Mr. and Mrs. Follnnsbee. Mr. Follnnsbee was a nervous uian nnd occupied a sleeping -room by himself. When the Jewels began to disappear he was keeping the key and suspected that some one had stolen it from his room when he was asleep, for he put It un der hi* pillow with his'watch every night wlien he went to bed.' It was agreed between tho father nnd son that they should watch alternate nights for awhile with a view to solv ing the mystery but, finding this more wearisome than dividing the night be tween them, they changed to the latter plan. Mr. -Follnnsbee watchtfd from bedtime'till 2 in the morning and Ned from 2 till daylight. Meanwhile they were both very care ful to conceal their vigils from the rest of the*- family, especially Miss Winters. Ned had perfect confidence in her innocence and hnd no difficulty in treating her as he had always done. As for Mr. Follnnsbee, be saw very little of her, and there seemed to be no occasion for his betraying his sus picions. There were several servants lit the house-ra cook, a housemaid and a chauffeur. Ned suspected the house maid, she having access to every part of the house at all times. He hnd ev ery confidence that by careful watch ing she would turn out to be the thief. The only puzzling feature to him was how she opened the safe. But hp ac counted for this on the supposition that she had taken away a wax impression of the lock and bad a pal who hnd made a key from It For the safe was a very old fashioned affair put In be fore the day of combination locks. The watchfulness of the two Fol lansbees was not attended with suc cess. One night the maid was discov ered by Folia nsbee Juuiot in the kitch en at 3 o'clock in the morning. Ned was sure this gave him a clew. He kept in the dark and watched. The girl lit the gas range nnd put on some water to be heated, then, dipping a doth in It, held the cloth to her cheek. Evidently it was a case of toothache. Not long after this the maid returned to her room. The incident put a damper on Ned's suspicions of her, and p.«:ng. shot through him as he remembered that Miss Winters was the only other per son, besides the members of the fam ily, that had the run of the house. The wntch hnd continued ten days, and the mystery was still uusolved. No Jewels had disappeared during this interval. Mr. Folia nsbee was sure that Miss Winters was the thief because she was a very bright woman and there was no one else nbout who had the ability to steal the jewels nnd es cape detection. Ned was despondent hccnusc he could not prove Miss Win ters to be innocent Tho father gave up his wntch, while Ned concluded to keep up his for a few days longer be tween bedtime and daylight, which, since it Avas spring,*came early. One night between 12 nnd 1 o'clock he was sittlug In the library, where ha could bear a sound in any part of the house. His vigils hnd deprived hinvof a good deal of sleep, and he was un able to keen awnJis. ffiliars was no THE DENISON REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, JULY'21, 1915 SWEEPER BRIGADE IN CLEANUP DAY. New York youngsters took a hand in clenning up when the city organized a tidying campaign recently. light in the room. As he was dropping off into a doze lieTfelt a band grasp his arm. Opening his eyes, by the light of a street lamp, he saw Miss Winters. "Come quick!" she said, and without wniting for a reply led him to the hall on the second ptory, where she stopped and listened. Ned heard some one moving at the other end pf the hall. Presently there was a sound like something striking metal. Then Miss Winters, still hold ing his wrist, led lilm toward the other end of the hall. He could see nothing, but heard the safe door open. Miss Winters reached above lier hend and turned on an electric light There before the open safe stood Mr. Folia nsbee.' Miss Winters, feeling a shiver run through the arm she heid. whispered: "He's asleep!" The mastery was solved nnd by the person who was suspected of being tfie tlilef. Miss Winters had seen through the veil that her' lover had thrown over himself and had done more watching, or nt least to bettor effect.-than the Follansbees. She l\:ii discovered Mr. Follnnsbee walking in his sleep and suspected him, but snld nothing, pre ferring to clinch her statement by proof. ADMIRAL VON TIRPITZ. It Was Reported That Head of German Navy Had Resigned. Photo by American Press Association. RAIDED GERMAN SHOP. Attacked by Liverpool Mob After Lusitania Disaster. Plioto by American Press Association. A Lunatic Crew By M. QUAD Copyright. 1914, by the McClure Newspaper Syndicate. We were due east of the island of Luzon, one of the Philippine group, and heading down the China sea with a cargo for London when we knight the tail of a typhoon. We were lying to and making (fairly good vtffffher of it when a Spanish ship, also lying to, hove into sight. She was lighter md drove faster to leeward. She whs about mile to windward of us when first sighted, and 110 great attention was given her until it was seen that she was drifting squarely down upon 11s. As she came nearer we saw that her crew were dancing nbout 011 her decks like a lot of drunken men and paying 110 attention to the storm. Her foretopniost had gone ^verboard. and much of her canvas had blown away, and she was being held in the wind's eye by a tarpaulin set iu the rigging. A sheer of the wheel would have sent the Spanish ship clear of us by half a cattle's length, but the fellows drifted down without paying us the slightest attention, and she did not move by ten feet. As she rode, past we could look right into the eyes of her crew. They were about thirty in number, and they yelled nnd screamed at us like so many lunatics. Brief as was the time, we all noticed one peculiar! ty about them. Beyond curbing the Spanish crew for a gang of idiots we had little to say. The idea of fear of the storm lmd made them take to drink, as is often the case! and they were going to Davy Jones' with a jag on. Sis hours later the storm broke, and we headed pur course, but within six hours we were pitching about on the troubled sea without way enough to ruffle a feather. 1 turned in nt 8 o'clock that night and turned out again nt midnight for the morning watch. .After midnight the sea began to go down very fast, and at 2 o'clock there was only what you might call a tumble 011. It was then that we faintly caught the sound of voices in whooping nnd singing to the south of 11s. It was thick night, and nothing could be i4ade out, but at 4 o'clock we got a light breeze arid had not been wafted along a knot when we had the Spanish ship again under our eyes. All her topmasts were gone now, while portion of her bulwarks was smashed iu, nnd she looked a bad wreck. We headed for the wreck at once, nnd when we came within hailing distance we asked jf help was wanted. The reply was a chorus of shrieks and screams, while many of the men shook their fists at lis iu defiance. It looked like a case of mutiny, nnd our captain was at a loss to know what step to take. Before he could make up his mind the Spaniards had lowered a boat and pulled for us. Every one of the crew piled Into the boat, and we saw them grab up belaying pins, capstan bars and whatever else could be used as weapons. The boat came dashing at us with every man yelling and whooping, nnd they tried boarding us nt once. Wt had no better weapons with which to bent them off, and we were three less in number, but when we looked into their tierce eyes and saw murder there we struck to kill. They fought like tigers aud seemed Insensible to blows, but lye beat them off at last Four of their number went to the bottom of the sea with broken skulls, and of those pulled away all were more or less hurt. We knew now that they were lunatics instead of drunken men, aud we stood by till noon in the hope that they would calm down. They appeared to after awhile, but just as soon as we lowered a boat they woke up again and raged like wild beasts. We could understand nothing of their shouts except that they were oaths, and 111 the face of their deter mined opposition we could not board their craft. It was 2 o'clock in the afternoon before we squared away and left them, and then a fierce fight was going on. and at least one man hail been thrown overboard to drown. You may well guess that we aboard the Bristol were astonished aud mysti fied by the singular incident, but the explanation when it came was very simple !n a sense. The Spanish ship I hnd a Filipino for a cook. He-'hnd trouble with both officers nnd men nnd was determined to have revenge. Be fore sailing from Luzon ho had provid ed himself with a quantity of seed from tho plant known as nripe. It Js a wild kelp, and decoction makes a madofmn of the drinker. How he man aged to serve it out to the. whole crew nt once will never bo known, but that was what he did and perhaps drank a share himself. Tin? ship was manned by a lunatic crew when she drove down on us before the gale, nnd they wore lunatics when we left them fight ing nnd drifting. Ton days later the ship, which had become a wreck below and aloft, was picked up by a steamer nnd towed into port. Not a man liv ing or dend was found on board. They had fought each other to the last and then fhe sole survivor had sought death beneath the waves. The cook had probably mixed the poisonous de coction with their coffee or wine soon after the storm hnd struck thlm, though not before she was in shape to ride It out. How Jong it was after we left them 110 one could sny. but very likely not more than day or so had passed when the last of the lunatics gave up his life and the ship went drifting nnd drifting with the sun dry ing up the hundred bloodstains on her littered deck. GEORGE B. CORTELYOU. Ex-G. O. P. Chairman Mention ed In Barnes-Roosevelt Suit. Pboto by American Press Association. CHAUTAUQUA AT TENDANCE GOOD (Continued from l'age One) was again entertained by the "Uni versity Girls" nnd Judge Kavanaugh, judge of the superior court of Chica go, vave an address, and took occas ion to pay tribute to Denison,""her beautiful shade trees, comfortable homes, wide avenues, lovely lawns and enlightened people. The address was the more impressive as coming from a man,of high official position and of close observation of human kind. A sound body, a sound mind, com mon sense instruction and Industry along the line of some gainful occupa tion, and a disposition to be satisfied with doing fairly- well in the country or town or binall city instead of leav ing all tlie security and advantages of such an environment for the great city with its pitfalls for young worn en and its temptations for young men, was the trend of the safe advice, of the experienced jurist. The judge took as his topic "The Cost of Prosperity," and his definition was unique, and his philosophy con vincing. His talk was impromptu and was interspersed with humor and pathos. Prosperity of the body, the heart and soul was to be sought rath er than prosperity of the purse. Mon is a good thins to have around the house, in fact a necessity, but money without happiness, contentment and pure minds was a detriment. The spendthrift might squander his wealth in having a supposedly good time, but what of the time lost while spending. Golf is a splendid lazy man's game, hut the amount of time eonsumeil if turned into money would feed the armies of Europe. .Itidgo Kavanaugh had seen so much of crime so much of punisbmcut so much that had a tendency to destroy rather than build up, that lie felt like cautioning the young and rising gen eration that for every prize to be ob tained in the great city there were many blanks and that the stranger to the city was in danger of finding there more sorrow than joy. Superintendent Wilkins says the best part of the Chautauqua is yet to come and we trust that many who have not thus tor attended will take advantage of the flromis er and attend. LoClfc UP: TROUBLE AMD YfO&vL SPEND FEW 0&CS J)T TjfZ IOWA TAtnAMW EXPOS TION DK tyOMES,41KV.25-SEPT.3,19U Xowa leads the procession of arricnltnral fairs u( will Scpr.rtmentsyon. rove It to More then 25,000 entries In the tmIow of agriculture, livestock, machinery, hortl- prove It to yon. More then as, lepartments of agriculture, Hi culturo, arte, education, etc., stc. LECTURES! DEMONSTRATIONS! CONTESTS! FOUR BANDS AND THREE ORCHESTRAS will cater to tho universal love of music. ART SMITH the Incomparable Boy Aviator, will fly both by dcy and by night. Will loop the loop at night to the accompml mcnt of fireworks. THE WAR OF NATIONS will demonstrate modern methods of carrying on the busi ness of war. th\ PAIN'S FIREWORKS EVERY NIGBT THE NIGHT HORSE SHOWS In the pavilion, will present the newest and latest in clr cus and vaudeville, as well as the moat famous show and saddle horses of tho day. AUTO RACES the last day of the fair, will satisfy the speed enthusiast and demonstrate the speed qualities of the modern raelnr machine under the guldanee of professional drivers of world-wide reputation. SOMETHING. FOR EVERYBODY And A Good Time for All rf .,&« J". WW1'-. 'flifrl' 'r '.V 11 romised good weath- Harry Thaw is willing to admit that this last, jury is perfectly sane. There is a very strong feeling that if Germany doesn't look out we shall proceed to invade her territory and crush her with our army of 85,965 men. 1 O.'WjV i- A L.. I' si.,• Li Jr.