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f' V'v". PAGE TWO s« K' vj $Kp?T. HAS WAYWARD WIFE'S CASH Wonsan Elopes with Another and Btehes Am Bestowed on Jilted Hnshand at Her Death. Slonx City, la.—Because the man •whe eloped with his wife placed the fortune, which he subsequently ac eonmlated, la her name, D. E. Doug-7 Jaaa, a prosperous farmer residing sis miles from Sioux City, has become pos •eased of great wealth. Fourteen years ago Douglass' wife deserted him and Joined G. S. Porter la Qalifornia. Porter had formerrly boarded with the Douglass family and bad been ordered from his residence by Beuglass, who discovered he was making love ta Mrs. Douglass. Doug laas did not attempt to pursue the •loping couple. He learned that they feslded together in California as man and wife and were rapidly accumulat ing a fortune. Four months ago Douglass learned that his wife was dead. He consult ed a local attorney and, upon his advice, went to California to search lor the property. In the end he lo cated Porter at Los Aneeles. He found that his wife had left property valued at $40,90, which Porter claimed •a a legitimate inheritance. It seems that Porter, who was a track driver in Omaha when he met the Douglasses, had elected to keep bis property in his wife's name, or, to be more exact, in the name of Mrs. Douglass, because there was an out standing Judgment against him. So far aa the court records showed. Por ter had no Interest in the property whleh his industry and management bad accumulated. It all belonged to Mrs. Douglass. Douglass employed an attorney at %oa Angeles and has Just succeeded in having the courts decide that the •state left by Mrs. Douglass rightfully belongs to Mm. Douglass has just returned to his Sioux City farm, bear ing a copy of the decree of the court and bona fide evidences of title to $40, 000 worth of Los Angeles property that formerly stood in his wife's name. GERMAN TRADE ENORMOUS Boreas of Statistics Issues Report on Commerce Now Imperiled by Long litigation. Washington. Trade between the 'United States and Germany, whose commercial relations are now the sub ject of negctlatien between the two governments, aggregated in the fiscal •year 1905 over 1300,000,000. A re fort issued by the bureau of statistics •of the department of commerce and ilabor, says: The imports from Germany were 9118,000,000 in value, and exceeded the imports from ihis country in any -lW .. flr', earlier year. The exports to Germany were 1194,000,000 in value, and ex ceeded our exports to that country in any earlier year except 1904, in which the total was a little over $214,000,000. This decrease in 1905 occurred in raw cotton, and was due to a fall in price, since the quantity in 1905 was greater than in 1904. Imports from Germany increased $37,000,000 in the period from 1895 to 1905, and exports tq that country increased $102,000,000 in the same time. Germany stands second in the order of magnitude of America's trade with foreign countries, both as to imports and exports. OIL KING IN RELIC HUNT. American Millionaire's Expedition Arouses Ire of British Museum Officials. London.—Tho authorities of the British Museum are about to make a special effort to interest the govern ment in the purchase by the public of valuable Egyptian relics. This ac tion, it appears, is clue to information that John D. Rockefeller has commis sioned a well-known American Egyp tologist to scour the whole of the Sou dan and has placed practically unlim ited money at his disposal to obtain anything he can that is worth buy ing. In an interview an official of the mu seum said he sincerely hoped the gov ernment would take some decided steps to deal with tne habit of Amer ican millionaires of presenting their native towns with Egyptian anti quities, for, with their wealth, tl»e Americans seemed able to snap up everything that is precious in con nection with Egypt's past. Big Bedwood Volcano. Flames issuing from the top of a live redwood tree is the sight that can be seen in the State Park in the Big Basin. This is the third time in 14 months that flames have been visi ble. The Are is burning constantly, but at times so slowly that it is not perceptible. The heart of the tree is decayed and it burns like punk until the blaze burns a hole through the trunk. This forms a vent and causes the smoldering embers to burst into flames. The tree was 140 feet in height when it first took fire. Now it is but 90 feet high. When Calling. On entering the drawing-room a caller should at once advance and shake hands very cordially with the hostess. If any introductions are made she should acknowledge them by a bow and a slight smile if any of the persons introduced are rela tives of the hostess the visitor should offer her hand. THE EVENING TIMES AND GRAND FORKS COURIER General Job Printing, Blank Book Manufacturing COUNTY SUPPLIES A SPECIALTY. We Handle The Famous MACEY Line of OFFICE FURNITURE AND SUPPLIES The Most Beautiful and Substantial Furniture Made For General Office Use, Consisting of SECTIONAL BOOK CASES OF ALL SIZES AND DESIGNS Several separate and distinct styles of FILING CABINETS Knownas the fMUpright" Filing Sections, "Rapid" Filing "Sections, "Gold Medal" Filing Sections and "Multiple" Card Index Cabinets. CABINET SUPPLIES Index Record Cards* Guides and Transfer Boxes. Letter File Indexs, Guides and Folders For All Styles of Filing. ALL-S1EEL FIXTURES In Fact everything used in Banks, County Offices, the Private or Reception Office of the Business or Professional Men. Address THE EVENING TIMES, I Grand Forks, N. D. Whea ia aeed of anything in oar line and oar Traveling Man will call on yon. Oar prices will prove tempting. Kansas City.—Robert L. Folsom, a full-blooded Choctaw Indian, is the first man of that tribe to violate the tradition of his race by breaking his parole. In 1903 he killed Alfred Strickland, another Choctaw, and was arrested. On the theory that a Choc taw Indian n^ver "jumps" his bond, he was released on hij own recog nizance. "He will not leave," all his friends declared, and even the friends of Strickland said: "A Choctaw will never violate this confidence." But this Choctaw proved an excep tion, He fled to Salt Lake City and mixed with Greek laborers. There he remained unrecognized until recently. He was brought back the other day. The conviction that a Choctaw In dian will never jump his bond when li! is arrested for crime is so firm that they are usually released upon their own recognizance. One notable instance was in the case of Walla Tenaka, the Choctaw ball player, who, after being sentenced to death for murder, was released upon his prom ise to appear on the date set for execu tion. He played ball all summer and came back in the fall and was shot. Choctaw Indians sentenced to death are frequently allowed to go free un til they can harvest their crops or do some other necessary work, and never until now has one defaulted. It is surprising how many people there are in this world who want to increase the discomforts of life. There is always bobbing up some professor or propagandist who informs us that everything we have ever done is wrong and that the only road to physical sal vation is to follow his own schedule. And now comes a man from Chicago— where they know more things which aren't so than in any city in the world —and tells us that we must not c-at soup, pie, pancakes, puddings and cold meats, except ham, and apparently make our principal diet spinach, aspar agus, lettuce and onions. Probably most persons eat more-than is good for them and it is certain that, gen erally speaking, food is not well cooked. But to lay down a law for the human race is absurd. When the United States transport Buford entered San Francisco bay, recently, one of the first to board her was Major Gen. Shatter. He went out to meet Iris Japanese housekeep er, Miss Masase, who has ruled the Shatter house for 20 years. She had been visiting fier home in Jaran. iliil THE EVENING TIMES, GRAND FORKS, N. D. IS A DISHONORED CHOCTAW MANY CUNNING DEVICES. The First Ever Known to Violate Par ole Even with Life at Stake —Bace Tradition. Equipment of New Hospital Hallway Coacbn la Very Complete and Handy. ,f The first of a number,of "hospital' cars which have been ordered for the various railroads In the Harrlman sys tem was lately on exhibition at the La Salie street station, in charge of the chief surgeon of the Southern •Pa cific, reports the Chicago Inter Ocean. Outside and inside—as It l'usually arranged—the car looks like the pri vate car of a railway official. Con cealed below the floor of the car, how ever, Is some wonderful mechanism and a good many other things. A porter' takes a carpenter's brace, In serts the end of it in a small hole.in the floor, turns the brace, and up comes a station of a sleeping car, with onef two or three berths in it, as de sired. This brace is applied to another hole in the floor and up comes an operating table, with all its acces sories, pans, bandages and everything except the surgeon's knives, saws, for ceps and other implements of trade, which are kept In a dust-prof, germ proof compartment in another part of the car. In case of a train wreck and the injury of a large number of passengers the hospital car could be transformed in less than half an hour from an ele gant private car to a complete hos pital on wheels, with real beds for 30* passengers and an operating table on which the necessary surgical aid could be,given to emergency cases. "The hospital car is specially de signed to properly transport person's seriously injured in wrecks," said an official -of the Harrlman lines. "It is not a hospital, but a vehicle for tak ing to a hospital persons in need of the treatment which can be properly given only at such a place. The equip ment of the car makes it possible for a surgeon to perform without delay any operation necessary to prolong the life of an injured person until a bos pital can be reached. Undoubtedly many lives have been lost because minor surgical operations were not performed promptly after an accident. It is our plan tn have the hospital cars stationed at central locations on our lines until the number is increased so that we can have one at the most important division terminals." OBSOLETE RAILWAY TRACKS Bails in the United States Have Not Been Brought Up with Other Improvements. Railroad tracks have not in the United States shared in the improve ment that has, been made in other fea tures of railroad engineering, says the Engineering Record. Track has not kept pace with locomotives, cars or bridges, and railroad accidents result largely from primitive methods still employed In respect to track-making and repairing. The steam locomotive has been brought to a high degree of efficiency, the electric locomotive Is ac complishlng remarkable results and is used to an extent which surprises those not previously acquainted with the numbers already manufactured for special purposes, bridges can be built to carry any loads, but the track does not seem to be materially better than it waa 25 years ago, except lot heavier rails. It is surprising that more accidents do not occur on some roads where tie renewals are con sidered an expensive luxury and track work is attended to by a low grade of laborers without responsible supervi sion. The number of heavy passenger trains sent at high speeds over poor track in this country is probably very great, and the comments on this fea ture of our railway practice by the foreign engineers who visited mis country last spring were not at all flat tering. The reason seems to be that rail road track building has been left largely to ordinary hands, while loco motives, cars and bridges have been constructed by educated engineers. Could Host Catch It. There is a man in Enfield, Conn., who drives a carriage to and from the station for the accommodation of the public. He is exceedingly slow, nearly always being a little be hind time. One day he was engaged to carry a lady to a train which it was very important she should catch. She watched and waited, with hat and coat on, until it waa nearly train time. At last Mr. drove up, hur rying not an atom. The lady's husband-flew to the door and impatiently shouted: "What's the use of coming now? It's nearly train time." "Wall," drawled the immovable hackman, "if your wife has her things on, and is ready to start, I reckon I can git her ihost there."—Boston Her aid. Bill's Whereabouts. A western cowboy appeared at the railroad station and stated that he desired to ship to parents in the east the body of a comrade who had been killed by a griizly bear. In Shipping the box the agent noticed it was quite heavy and not the usual shape. In a few days come a telegram, which read: "Some mistake Bill's body not arrived box contained a bear." The cowboy, who waa still at the station on a protracted spree, wired back:! "No mistake Bill is inside the bear." —Kansas City Journal. /.'V'* Wireless in Survey Camps. Survey camps along the Grand Trunk Pacific lines east of Winnipeg will keep in touch with headquarters hv means of wireless telegTT^T. Unearths War-Time Tragedy While making cuts through Kings boro Heights, a Suflolk (Va.) suburb, for the Tidewater railway, a steam shovel unearthed, the body of a union army officer in the civil war. The epaulets are in a fair state of preser vation. .• Leaf. Down in Texas recently a man left hi second wife and eloped with the woman from itbom he had beea di vorced two years before. It bis ease ft appears to hate been "off with the M* to", fB ffftVQt jajt"-.. warn .-Hi •M" .§pisi Mm We Are Manufacturer's Agents And Can Sell In large quantities at wholesale prices and thus save the'middle man's profit. We especially desire to fig ure with hotel keepers who contemplate furnishing their houses with a complete new outfit. We Can Save You 'v Money r"'? a»t taDNESDAY, MAECH littk ?. We will take our chances in securing your order in competition with anybody anywhere. 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