SLOPE KIHCAITOXAL PROGRAM
AT DlOilXSOX. MARCH 26 AND
The Missouri Slpe Educational as
sociation was formed at the conven
tion of the county superintendents
of the state at Bismarck last summer
with Supt. Lloyd Rader of Dickin
son, president, and Supt. C. O. Vig
ness of Bismarck, secretary. It in
cludes all the teachers in the coun
ties of Adams, Billings, Bowman,
Burleigh, Dunn, Emmons, Hettinger,
McKenzie, Mercer, Morton, Oliver
The visitors will be entertained
Friday night at the homes of Dick
inson people and at the hotels. There
will be a public meeting in the ar
mory Friday evening and a recep
tion for the teachers, with music,
of which Misses Cora Colwell and
Delia Spears are in charge. The oth
er sessions will be at the high school.
The Dickinson schools will be closed
all day Friday, allowing the local
teachers to attend.
The following is the offlcipl pro
Friday, 10:00 A. M.
President's Address: Supt. Lloyd
"The Visitation That Helps," Supt.
Henry M. Hanson, Emmons county.
Discussion, Supt. Frederick Davis,
"The Teacher as a Housekeeper in
the School Room,*' Supt. Josephine
K. Steake, Hettinger county.
Discussion, Supt. C. L. Melby,
Friday, 2:00 P. M.
"The Teacher and Her Methods,"
T. P. McNally, superintendent of the
Discnssion, Arne Vinje, superin
tendent of the New Salem schools.
"How to Secure Qualified Teach
ers," Supt W. F. Lorin of Morton
News of the Missouri
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Discussion, Supt. Joseph A. Kitch
en of Billings county.
Election of officers.
Friday, 8:00 P. M.
Public gathering at the armory.
Address of Welcome, Mayor G.
Fry? of Dickinson.
Address, "What the Public Has a
Right to Expect of the Schools," G.
Discussion, W. S. King of the Dick
inson high school faculty.
Reception and social hour with
Address, "The Relation of the
School and the Home," P. S. Burg,
superintendent of the Dickinson
Discussion, George. W. Skinner,
Principal of the Hebron schools.
"Teachers' Self Improvement," J.
A. Tanner superintendent of the Bis
Discussion, C. J. Norman Nelson,
principal of the Beach schools.
Saturday, 2:00 P. M.
"New School Laws," Supt. George
H. Gilman of Bowman county.
"Standardizing Rural Schools,"
Mrs. Iva O. Jenness of Oliver county.
Discussion, Walter L. Faite, prin
cipal of the Taylor schools.
"Literature and Reading in the
Grades," Miss Clara Thacker, Dick
Clark Is County Superintendent.
Center Republican: The manda
mus proceedings instituted by Supt.
Clark in the district court against
Mrs. Iva O. Jenness to show cause
why the hooks of her office should
for which please to send me
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P. O .State.
The Tribune is going to render its patrons better news service
than ever, and it shall be in deed as well as name, North Dakota's
not be turned over, and made re
turnable at Dickinson on last Satur
day, was settled on Friday by Mrs.
Jenness returning all the property
of the office to Center on the advice
of her attorneys, Hyliard ec Nuessele
of Washburn. Messrs. McCormick
Address, "The School and the12th
Church," Rev. W. J. Brown of Dick
Saturday, 10:00 A. M.
"The Schools and Public Health,"
Dr. G. A. Perkins of Dickinson.
"What Does the State Ask of Pub
lic Schools?" Supt. C. L. Vigness of
Sterling Star: Mrs. John Shap
up to Bismarck Sunday to bring
home her daughter, Miss Sadie, who
underwent an operation for appendi
citis. She had a very successful op
eration and is feeling as good as
Denhoff Voice: G. Mix returned
from a trip to Cuba last week, where
he went with a party of twenty set
tlers. He left yesterday with anoth
er party for the same place. Among
the members of the last party are
Carl Lehr and Butcher Wentz of Mc
Clusky. Mr. Mix reports that he is
having great success on his Cuba
trips and that the country is rapidly
settling with the best class of Amer
Opened a Creamery.
Denhoff Voice: A. B. Foster and
son have leased the Denhoff cream
ery, and are at present busy fitting
up the machinery, and will be ready
for business the first of April. Sev
eral milk wagons will be placed on
the road, and a number of skimming
stations established. Mr. Foster is
an experienced creamery man, and
will make the Denhoff creamery a
sucess without doubt.
From the News. A. S. Reitan has
returned home from Bismarck where
he served, as journal clerk during the
legislative session. Mr. Reitan has
already accepted the position of dep
uty in the register of deeds office
at Washburn. S. M. Ferris has
been brought to the Thompson hos
pital suffering with an attack of in
flammatory rheumatism. He was
stricken with the disease last Friday,
and comes to town for medical atten
tion and care. His many friends
hope the attack will be brief.
Word was received in Wilton last
Saturday of the death of Mrs. eGorge
Kelsey at Anoka, Minnesota, of old
age. Mrs. Kelsey was the mother of
Mrs. W. P. Macomber and Mrs. M.
W. Woodworth of this place, and
these ladies were at her bedside and
ministered to her last hours.: The
funeral occurred at her late home
and was attended by a vast con
course of mourning friends, for Mrs.
Kelsey was one of the early settlers
of Anoka, and was held in the high
est esteem by all who knew her.
WORLD'S DEBT TO INSECT*.
They. 8pread the Plnaet Bl
Whence Com* the Gayest Flowers,
Professor Darwin said that if It hid
not been for insects the world nfTtj
would have had any more imposing or
Attractive flowers than those of the
•lm, the hop and the nettle. Lord
Avebury compares the work of the bv
•act to that of the florist He coaal*
era that Just as the florist has by SO
lection produced tbe elegant bloMOBMI
of the gar:!»n so the insects, by seleeV
Ing the largest and brightest blossom*
for fertilization, have produced th*
gay flowers of the field.
Professor Plateau of Ghent has car
ried out a series of remarkable expo
riments on the ways of Insects visiting
flowers. He considers that they ara
guided by scent rather than by color,
and in this connection he is at vari
ance with certain British naturalists.
Whatever may be the attraotlon te
flowers to insects—as yet it appear*
undefined—it it certain that the latter
visit freely all blossoms alike, making
no distinction between the large,
bright-colored and the less conspko
ous blooms like these of the curranta.
the lima, the planetree, the nettle aaf
raiemeo* women'* Kbrmngs.
Baroness Cederstrom, as plain
Patti, has made as maoh as $100,409
at a single year, though at present 1?
to laid, she dees net trouble to make
Eare than •fO.000. M*lba earns SHftr
990 when In foil work, and Sarah
Bernhardt makes an average of fTOy
BISMARCK DAILY TRIBUNE, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 14, 1909.
Reimstad of New Salem and Stan
ton had been retained by Mr. Clark
to look after his interests. The pro
ceedings came as a surprise to many
as it was generally expected that Mr.
Clark would commence replevin pro
ceedings. The case has been finally
settled and Mr. Clark now has the
books of the office and is recognized
as county superintendent. ewill
hold teachers' examinations in Cen
ter an Friday and Saturday, March
Now Feeling Good.
To allow 8ome~part of your busi
ness to be neglected for lack of the
right sort of worker is to pay a high
penalty for your failure to use thesome
Seven Yeurs of Roosevelt.
"In seven years we shall know
whether Tjeodot Roosevelt has
done things for us or has done things
to us," writes Liidsey Denison in
the March Circle magazine. "(It is
possible he has done both.) But at
any rate, the final ledger balances
will be in positive form.
"We shall have, for instance, the
"It may read that we ought to
aave a sea level canal instead of a
lock canal it may read that the
canal cost half a billion dollars
when it ought to have cost only a
third as much.
"The point is that there will be a
"in the relation of the government
and great corporations we shall have
something which may read: Presi
dent Roosevelt perverted the spirit
of the constitution to meet his own
prejudices it may read that he fed
the clamor of the people for a blood
or money sacrifice by forcing the op
eration of a law which he himself
has admitted to be sometimes equit
able—the Sherman law it may read
that many industrious and honest
men in banks, stores, factories and
ditches suffered want and saw their
wives and children hunger and dieof
when possibly (but not probably)
the meals of national life for which
he was striving might have 'been
brought about automatically and
gently with the passing of the years
of uimself and his successors—just
as President McKinley intended to
eliminate the spoilsmen in the gov
ernment departments quietly and
without disturbing the nation by self
"The point is that it has been prov
en that there is not a corporation
in the United States which has any
certainty" that it can violate the law
of the United States with impunity
that there is always hanging over
such a corporation the threat that a
president may be elected who will so
execute the real will of the nation
that nothing can stand between them
and a calling to account.
"In the history of Mr. Roosevelt's
personal attitude his office (after all
the jokesmiths have finlshel talking
about his homilies on everything
from the married relation to the life
of the farmer, and from high finance
to birds' eggs) it may he written that
he has overborne his wisest advisers
and has leaned too much on reflex
commendation of his every thought,
which must come to a strong man
from a clique of self-selected per
"The point is that we have had
a working and a human president
anl not a mechanic who has watched
and oilel a machine for the mere
honor of holding the office."
What Every Country Editor Knows.
During the eight years I worked in
a country newspaper office I had am
ple time to study and absorb the
daily incidents of the life and work
of a country editor. I learned for
a certainty that a man to qualitfy
for such a position must be a ma
chinist, a politician, a financier, a
diplomat and a printer, besides hav
ing a smattering of all professions.
He must be a versatile, forgiving,
brave, prolific, calm, temperate in
all things, and withal he must have
excellent bodily health,abundant phy
sical strength and a head filled with
concrete knowledge of his village,
the country, the commonwealth, and
all things of national and interna
tional moment and importance, from
the best methods of treating the pip
in light rahmas to the latest rev
olutionary disturbances in the Bal
kans.—Don Cameron Shafer in The
Bohemian Magazine for March.
When the President Becomes an
Mr. Roosevelt is to leave us for
awhile, and certainly the manner of
his going is appropriate. He de
parts from the United States, this
scene of his years of volcanic of
ficial and personal activities, and
goes to another land to sound his
dominant note. Shots will sound
and blood will flow, and his knife
will find the living hilt. The scalps
and skins of the kings of the jungle
will dry upon his tent pegs. He will
work and sweat and. kill and be hap
And then he will return, satisfied
with the slaughter, fingering his
crowded note books, posing amid his
trophies. It will be quiet here, but
he will not let It remain so. I ven
ture the prediction that It will not
be long after he gets back before he
strikes the war post in the Outlook
office and begins to pound the war
drum and to chant. And there will
be many to hear, and, if he writes
over his signature in the Outlook
of the things that he has Indi
cated to his friends he will, there
will also be many to squirm and to
suffer. For Theodore Roosevelt, aside
from what other plans he may have
for the future, intends to be In pri
vate life what he has been to official
existence—the Dominant Note and
the Bib Noise.—From "Exit Roose
vent—the Dominant," by Irving C.
Norwood, in The Outing Magazine
CHARLES NAGEL, "COMMERCE AND LABOR."
Chares Nagel, the prominent St
Louis lawyer, has been selected by
Presdent Taft to guide the destenies
the Important departmnt of Com
merce and Labor. While he has lived
long to St. Louis and has for many
years been identified with the growth
of that city, he was born in Colorado
county, Texas, and therefore must be
accounted a southern man in the na
tional administration. Mr. Nagle is
the son of a physician Dr. Hermann
March Sports Afield.
While every issue is worth while,
the March number of Sports Afield
is unusually strong in the variety and
Interest of its reading matter. Every
one has possibly heard of the rare
shooting and fishing to be had at
Reelfoot Lake but Mr. Paddock's arti
cle tells of the sport and conditions
encountered there in a way that ?MB
to the heart of things. Winer Fish
ing on Lake Erie is the best account
of this unique form of sport we have
ever read while in Jimmy Legs ve
have a remarkable fine story of naval
life and a seaman's devotion to du-ing.
ty. From Dakota to the Ozarks Over
land—a two-montrs trip by wagon,
camping each night along the road,
depicts the freedom and benefta cf
E 5 I SAVED MYMONEY*
PUTIT IN THE A N
WHERE ITWAS SAFE,
Nagel, and is of German descent. He
studied at the high school in St. Louis
and finished there in 1868, and grad
uated from the St. uih Law school
in 1872. He went to Berlin and for
a year took a special course in law
studies. Mr. Nagel married Miss An
nie shepley In May,, 1895. He was a
member of the Missouri legislature
from 1881 to 1883, and president of
the St. Louis city council from 1893
until 1897. He is fond of art and is
a man of broad culture.
an outdoor life so well that, after
reading it, you will want to -go and
do likewise. All lovers of the dog
and gun will enjoy a Rabbit Hunt
With Patsy, and in many ways the
issue before us is the best of its
class. Tour newsdealers can supply
you if not, then send 15 cents to
Sports Afield, 358 Dearborn Street,
Papuan Medicln* Men's Methods.
Papuan medicine men are regarded
with great respect by the satires,
those I have met certainly seesMd
energetic and hard working. They ait
dose to the patient, massaging tho
•eat of pain with much rigor, gad
while they are thus rubbing make
aotee with their lips rather like that
which a groom makes when robbing
town a horse. The process is a try
ing one, and the medicine man stop*
el Intervals to drink hot water la
which taro has been boiled. His ob
ject is to extract some mysterious
foreign substance from the sick man's
body, and if he succeeds In this he re
ceives a fee, otherwise he gets noth
"No cure, no pay," is apparently
tho Papuan's motto.
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