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f' It & •s PAGE TWO. Opera House Crowded At Republican Rally •i, The most enthusiastic gathering of adherents of the republican candidate for mayor of Grand Forks—Honest John Dinnie—that has been held dur ing the present municipal campaign, was that of Thursday evening at the Metropolitan opera house. The attend ance reached about a thousand, and included in this very excellent repre sentation of the voters were quite a number of ladies. The lower part of the house was completely filled and the balcony more than half. Incident to the opening of the rally, which was presided over by C. H. Howard as chairman, the Grand Forks City Band furnished several very ex cellent musical numbers. When the speakers of the evening, George A. Bangs and John Dinnie, took their seats upon the rostrum, the utmost enthusiasm and good will were manifested. Colonel Brown, before the first speaker was introduced, Vnnounced that the band would render the "Star Spangled Banner" and suggested that the audience rise to its feet as a mark of respect. The suggestion was obeyed with alacrity. Chairman Howard, in introducing George A. Bangs, acknowledged the honor rested on him and told a story of his coming to Grand Forks 16 years ago. "The day I struck town" said he "I started out to look for a job, and the first man I struck was John Dinnie but was informed that he did not have any work for me. He didn't do anything for me then and he has not since till tonight, but dur ing the years Of my residence here I realized that he was constantly work ing for the interests of the city and the taxpayers, and mine as well. I have watched him, noted his progress and success in both public and private life, and I want to say right here that 1 esteem it a great pleasure to be able to do and say what I can for him at this time. "But to the point—you came here for information and we are here to give it to you. There never was a time when we needed more to know and learn what is right and *what is the best thing to do to promote and forward the welfare and interests of this city. Now gentlemen, I am about to introduce to you a man who is well qualified to speak to you on the issues at stake in this campaign. He will not talk from heresay—as he has held the office of city attorney for this city a number of years. I refer to Attorney George A. Bangs. I take great pleasure in introducing him." •. .» ATTORNEY GEO. A. BANGS DELIVERED A STRONG AND CONVINCING ADDRESS UPON THE ISSUES BEFORE THE PEOPLE OF GRAND FORKS—JOHN A. llantfM' AdrtrcftN. The speaker settled to business at once, taking up one at a time, the several issues of the campaign. The snbstance of his remarks was as fol lows: "The importance of the issues of this campaign, ladies and gentlemen— for I observe with pleasure that there are a number of ladies present—is my only excuse for being here. The principles involved are far-reaching and upon a correct solution of those principles depends in a large measure the position which this municipality is to have in the future among the municipalities of the northwest. "We are here tonight for the pur pose of ascertaining (he correct state of affairs and the truth, and of learn ing the issues, in order that we may render a correct verdict next Monday. "In an honest ambition for power there is no place for shouting gangism, fraud, etc. I say that it is not right, nor honorable, to* spread broadcast false reports and base insinuations, such as are now flying about the city, unless there is positive proof, of which both you and I are well aware there is none. We have had a most peculiar campaign. Sometime ago I received a letter from the non-partisan candidate for mayor which was in effect that we must support the writer, and promising dire vengeance in case of a failure so to do. I will not read this epistle, but suffice it to say that I be lieve it was the opening gun of the present fight On the strength of that missive all kinds of lies, falsehoods and deceits have been practiced. "If there is to be a gang and a machine within this state of North Dakota—and you republicans ought to know, as we democrats have nothing of the sort (applause)—the evidence at present" being that if there is one gang^ there are two, why then there will have to be, but that has no true place in the present municipal scrap. "My indignation is hard ja control when I think of some of thennembers of his own party, without cause, cast ing the insinuations and telling the lies that they do about John Dinnie, the republican candidate, a man whom I have known personally for twenty six years, the very idea of charging him with being the tool' of the gang! "He is a man noted for bis absolute and indomitable independence! The speaker went on to show numer ic ous acts of public-spiritedness on the part of Mr. Dinnie*notably, his fight against the bill for the creation of a capitol commission, which bill was known and referred to all over the state as a "gang measure.'' The idea :t conveyed was that if this were a p"n? measure and John Dinnie Is being •S, backed by the gang, why did he mane, the fight on the bill. "When John Dinnie became aroused over the capitol commission matter," continued Mr. Bangs, "he didn't stand £$£ round the street corners and gossip, /JjL but, with others organized in this city 'Vfj and took up the matter. He went to 'id, Bismarck himself. He staid in the 1%^ fight until, finally, the., supreme court knocked out the bill, declaring it to be an illegal act" Mr. Bangs also tarried briefly on the "8orIey incident/' describing the his tory of Mr. Sorley's Benedict Arnold i, $ DINNIE MAKES A PLAIN STATEMENT OF HIS AT TITUDE AND WAS WARMLY RECEIVED BY AN ENTHUSIASTIC AUDIENCE—STANDS FOR MUNI CIPAL OWNERSHIP OF GAS PLANT AND WILL DO ALL WITHIN HIS POWER TO SECURE IT IF ELECTED. VOTERS GREET DINNIE WARMLY stunt, in leaving Dinnie's support to work for Duis, simply because Mr. Dinnie refused to prostitute the citizen ry to state politics and support the Winship gang. "Shnll we hnve km mayor of the City of Grand Fork* a man who ha* the time to devote to hl» private IntereHtM, but not to the IntereNtM and welfare of the people* or ahull we hove ow mayor a man who alwnyn tttand« ready to Ktve hlN bent time and liralnN to the city** np building sin John Dinnie fiats done In the pa*it," were the elarlon word* of Mr. IlangM. "This is a matter of absolute im portance and is vital to the prosperity of the city. We have had as mayor for the past two years a man who is engaged in a private business, which, to be as successful as it has been, for he came here not more than six or eight years ago with nothing and is reputed to be worth from $50,000 to $75,000 now, of necessity requires his entire time and attention. say, gentlemen, that no man can success fully do two things at one time. His oath was to serve ou as citizens, but this he has failed to do. Neglect has been disclosed in almost every depart ment. The records show it. I ask no man to take my word for it. Visit the offices of the auditor and treas urer and learn for yourselves. "All this hue and cry about the "gang" and the machine, is being made to conceal the true state of affairs. The Duis crowd has practically ad mitted defeat on every issue that has been presented, and they know it and have attempted to inject state politics in order to mislead and distract atten tion from the real issues. "Referring to Mayor Duis' wanton neglect, the first matter I would call attention to is the matter of the raise in the personal property assessment of Grand Forks by the State Board of Equalization. Four years ago when an unjust raise was threatened, at the request of Mayor Dinnie, City Auditor Brown journeyed to Bismarck and ex plained conditions to the members of the board. As a result there was no raise. "In August 1905, however, the board raised the assessment on personal property in this city 16 per cent, fur ther burdening the business men and citizens, and nothing was done by Mayor Duis to try to avert the raise. "In the conduct of our filtration plant is to be found another instance of gross neglience. You have un doubtedly read of it in the papers. The water in the filter was always pure during the administration of John Dinnie, but what is the record of his successor in office. I hold in my hand a chemical aniflysis of water taken from the filter about three weeks ago. The analysis was made by Prof. Bab cock of the State University and it shows contamination by organic mat ter which should not be there were the water properly filtered. You all know that the efficiency of a filter de pends almost entirely on the sand. Prior to 1905 from eighty to a hundred carloads of sand were brought into the city every fall for use in the filter ing plant during the winter months. "The real trouble with the filter to day is that insufficient amount of sand is being used, and what sand is used is clogged with filth taken from the river. According to a statement from Dr. H. M. Wheeler, printed in The Herald four years ago, the safe limit on depth of sand is four feet, but the record of a month ago shows not to exceed thirty inches." "I assert again that there has been no actual head to this city for the past two years, but on the other hand too much experimentation and tomfool ery." Mr. Bangs then took up the matter of the expenditures and cost of con ducting the city's affairs during the administrations of Dinnie and Duis, comparing the two and showing the average cost per year under the lat ter's administration was many thou sand dollars greater than under the former's. The exact figures are given elsewhere in this issue. The expense of maintaining the health department has beenjiractical ly doubled under the Duis regime the street department has been more expensive to the extent of $1,800 per annum and all other departments show like increases. At this juncture a gang of hood lums, presumably in the employ of the Duis workers, gathered around the outside of the opera house and made a demonstration. Beating tin pans and shouting seemed to be the main method of showing disapproval of the rally in the opera house. The noise interrupted Mr. Bangs temporarily and he caustically remarked that he "guessed Duis was having a meeting outside. This is a fair samnle of the methods of campaigning .that have been waged by him the past' four weeks." The speaker then took up tha matter of franchises. He cited as a fair ex ample of the inattention of the present executive to the welfare of the people, his utter lack of knowledge of the fact that by the terms of its contract with this city, the Tri-State Telegraph & Telephone Co., is liable for the payment a two per cent gross earn ings tax. Reference was also made to his granting a right of way in per petuity to the International Harvester trust for a spur track to be built by the Great Northern to Its warehouses. "In this evening's edition of the Plain dealer, or Evening Press or ,whatever may be its latest adopted name, an at tempt wag. made to justify Mr. Duis in thus swearing away the property of the citizens- forever and without a cent's compensation. I think you wiTl all agree with me that this is no pauper institution, it can well af ford to pay for what it gets in fact did pay $1,500 to the American Buscult r4/ 4 mi Co., for 75 feet of the right of way which lay through its property. Any how, it was not necessary to make the grant one of perpetuity. A lease for a stated term of years would not have been so bad. "I have told you about the franchise matter. Is that an issue? 1 have told you about the filter question. Is that an issue? I have told you about the expenditures under the two admin istrations. Is that an issue?" Mr. Bangs then discussed at length the gas question and concluded by warning his listeners to beware of the tricks and cries of gangism, machines, state politics, etc., that would be used during the next three or four days for the purpose of diverting the thoughts of the voters from the real issues. During his address the speak er was liberally applauded. After hearing a selection "Rally Round the Flag" by the band, Chair man Howard introduced "our coming mayor of Grand Forks." The re mark was a signal for an outbrust of enthusiasm. Mr. Dinnie proceeded to state to his listeners the reasons why he wished to be mayor of Grand Forks. The matter of expenditures and the burden of the taxpayers appealed foremost to him. "Under my administration," said the speaker, the cost of conducting the city's affairs, as the previous speaker slated and as the records will show, was less by $6S a day than under Mr. Duis' administration. I am a taxpayer along with the rest of you and I wish to see the best interests of people conserved." Mr. Dinnie then read figures compiled from the records in the offices of the city auditor and city treasurer, disproving the reports published in the Duis organs to the effect that there had been a deficit of $25,000 in one year under the Dinnie administration. "On the other hand," continued Mr. Dinnie, "during the Duis administra tion thousands of dollars have been lost to the city through the lack of good judgment in the sale of city bonds. Bonds which the school dis trict is able to issue at 4 per cent with a premium, the city has been disposing of without premium and with interest at the rate of 4V per cent. 1 do not charge dishonesty, simply neglect and lack of care and good judgment. **I am. In fuvor of ownerNhip. Right here the speaker administered a scathing rebuke to John M. Ander son, the university student who is stijmping for Duis, and whom Mr. Dinnie stated did not even have a vote in this city. "I hate to have him abus ing Billy Budge and it hurts /.e al most as much as it does him," was Mr. Dinnie's closing remark on tMs subject "I want to say," continued the speaker, "that this is the first political speech I ever made on the platform. I am highly pleased to note that ladies as well as gentlemen are pre sent. It may sound conceited, but I believe if the women had a vote next Monday, I would be elected by a majority of over a thousand. My re marks my be rough and unpolished but everyone who knows me, knows that I mean right and will do right when put to the test." "Let's see that Jack Dinnie is elect ed mayor of this city," were the re marks of Chairman Howard in, clos ing the rally. Mr. Dinnie during his address, whifch was certainly clear and concise and sure to win him many votes, was in terrupted repeatedly by the applause. That he is popular with the mass of the people would seem very evident. ROBBERS STILLUNC AUGHT. Cashier Kirk of Bank of Niagara ha# Conference with States Attorney. States Attorney J. B. Wineman and David Kirk, cashier of ffle Bdnk of Niagara, which was looted recently by bank robbers, had a conference yesterday. Both state and bank offi cials have been tireless in their ef forts to locate the guilty parties and the assistance of officials In all towns In North Dakota and Minnesota have been enlisted, but so far without suc cess. Not much credence is given the report from Fargo to the efTect that the robbers are believed to be in tlwft city. Cashier Kirk states that his institu tion has been able to continue its business without embarrassment. The bank was insured in an amount suf ficient to cover the loss. Cleveland Plain Dealer: "Do you take me for an ostrich?" cried the fus sy husband, who had just found a cherry stone in the pie. "No," replied the fearless young wife. "An ostrich can hide YOu can't hide yours ears are too long." It is now claimed that cancer is pro duced by sunlight, and the young pe£ pie of Grand Forks will be found more in the moonlight than heretofore. 1 munlclpul I nm n* much In favor I of it eouimerolnl llghllnK I un plant todny I ever wnN, and If rlntlnl my Urn1 ln»friM'llonx to the council will be to tnke up tblx matter} "It hurts me to hnve mjV!f $ referred to un the •icon mint'. I would like to know If there In an other man In the city who hnN done I more to compel the km company to do Itn duty than I have! "Who are the KaN people Nupport lag todayi I'll tell you—they nre NupportluK Geo. IS. DuIn. I want the people to know where I ntand on thlN kan and ganiclMm ItUNlnexx. "I am proud of our present fire de partment, even though it has cost a lot of money, and If I am elected, I promise to retain the present-chief. "I want to state now my position in the controversy between Mr. Sorleys and myself. I talhed to him last fall before going soutn about my candi dacy. He assured me of his support and he was one of my workers at the opening of the present campaign, sent for me and these are the words he used 'Now, Dinnie, I have a ser ious question I want to ask of you. I want to know, if elected whether you will be with the gang or with Winship.' I then said to Mr. Sorley, I want you to distinctly understand, sir. that I am with no gang. But they have seen fit to spread this kind of talk and inject .it into municipal politics. If 1 am defeated, and don't for a minute believe that I will be. it will be be cause of this, and not because I did not conduct the affairs of the city economically during my administra tion. "I am not hostile to the gas com pany, as has been reported, but I want the interests of the city con served. Duis is the 'gas man' and the gas people are supporting him. "I made my money in this city and I always have and always will spend it here. I have spent dollars In this city, where those fellows that stand on the platform abusing me have spent cents. This talk of gangism makes me tired." km », V- THE EVENING TIMES, GRAND FORKS, N. D. NEW RULER POPULAR KINO FREDERICK TIE OF DEXF MARK LIKED BY PEOPLE. Is Weil-Known for His Culture and Philanthropy and Has Introduced Several Reforms in the Army of His Country. Copenhagen.—Through the death of King Christian IX. of Denmark, Crowa Prince Frederick has succeeded to tha throne occupied by his father for 4J years. On the day following his fa ther's death he. was proclaimed King Frederick VIII. The new Danish ruler is not a younj man by any means, being in his sixty third year, but he bears the weight'of his years lightly and is almost as pop ular with the people of Denmark aa was his father. By the wish of his parents he was brought up with great simplicity and his earlier education was obtained at the town grammar school, for not un til he was ten years old was the diffi cult question of his father's succession to the Danish throne finally settled. It was Frederick's curious fate to see his younger brother and his own son become reigning monarchs of Greece and Norway respectively, while he him velf was still an heir apparent. The new king has been highly pop ular since hie earliest youth. His bear* KING FREDERICK VIII. (Former Crown Prince Who Has Succeeded to Danish Throne.) ing is stately and his manner quiet. He is noted for his culture and pos sesses many foreign distinction?. While seldom openly identifying him self with political questions, he has taken an active part in all public move ments and is a constant attendant at all important debates in the riksdag. He is chancellor of the Copenhagen university and head of the Free Ma sons of Denmark and' is well known as a promoter of all philanthropic objects. His interest in the army, of which he is inspector general, is keen and he has introduced several reforms which have improved the lot of private sol diers, as the result of which he is ex tremely popular with the troops. Little can be predicted as to the new king's public policy, and therefore it i» not known whether or not he wi:i simply follow in the footsteps of his father. The new queen, Louisa, ,is reputed to be the tallest and richest princess in Europe. She is a handsome womaii of the blonde type, and reflects the beauty of her famous grandmother, Desiree Clary, the tradesman's daugh ter who captivated tkmaparte and married Marshal Bernadotte, who sub sequently became king of Sweden and Norway. The new queen inherited large for tunes both from Prince Frederick of the Netherlands and Prince Charles of Sweden. Nevertheless, sho and her husband have adhered to the simplici ty characteristic of the Danish court, showing the nation fhe happy spec tacle of a united couple living on QUEEN LOUISA. (Wife of King Frederick Who Is Reputed to Be Very Wealthy.) terms of the closest affection and sym pathy with their eight children. Though they have paid visits to for eign countries, they are essentially a home-keeping couple when compared with most other royal personages Frederick is credited with having a less determined character than his father, while It is whispered that the new queen possesses the stronger char, acter of the two, and possibly this lat ter fact will have considerable influ. ence on the policy of the new king Both are deeply imbued with religioui .convictions. Also a Reformer. "Dey're sendln' a lot o' yrafters tc 'Jail," remarked Meandering Mike. "I'm glad of it," answered Plodding Pete. "IN dis high-class patronage keeps comin' in maybe de warden^ will wake ,tip an' improve de acconnnod* tlons.""—Washington Star. "A elrl With nmttv'ftnlrloa Kh a kavi "The main time she wants to wear. Her nice openwork stockings Is on ft rainy day, and then like not her mother won't let her,'/—Cnlcago Sun. "f HIS LAST STKUOGLft Henry Jameson Satterfleld is discov ered leaning over the liDrary table gaz ing intently at a photograph in his hand. He hears toe sound of familiar l'eet. Hastily sliding the picture un der a heap of papers, he turns to greet the newcomer with a beautifully do .e imitation of relief. tHe^ speaks.) "Why, hello, Tom, old man! Glad you looked me up—bored to death, you' know, and all that. No, you didn't in terrupt me at all. I was Just glancing over the evening paper. Say, this a treat. Nobody sees anything of you since you went and got engaged. Dont you ever take an evening otf? Lucky she went away for the holidays or I shouldn't see you now, I suppose. No, 1 don't blame you. v^elia is a lovely girl—a regular prize—but we fellows feel you've just about dropped us, and Old friends, you know. "Oh, coine -off! I don't either know how it is! Just because you're in love is no reason for your fool insinuations^ that every one else is, too! No, sir! A bachelor's life for me! "Well, I can't help it if people gossip. A man can't look at a girl without" every one's setting the wed ding day., I'm sure I've paid no more ^attention to Caroline than to a lot of others. Well, huwl if you enjoy it: still, I don't see anything to laugh about myself. 'She's a mighty fine girl, though, don't you think? So different from most of the others—seems to un derstand a leliow ami all lhat and co have a little sense. Why, that girl— "Now, see here, Tom. Can't a man speak admiringly of a girl without your grinning that way? There's nothing in it, I tell you. I've thought the mat ter over long ago and you don't catch me. running my neck into any matri monial noose. Why, I've been attract ed by lots of girls and I always out grew it. What If I'd married one of 'em before I came out of my trance? What's that? Different from the pres ent serious attack? I am not suffering from any attack, I tell you. "Yes, I had Christmas dinner at Caroline's. She knew my folks were all away and 1 thought It mighty n:ce of them to ask me. It wSs her^mo.It er's invitation, of course. 1 knetf you'd say that—it's nothing of the s.ort. Her mother is a lovely woman and "hasn't an idea of angling Cor'9 anyone, espe ciilly for me. I think its a, pretty state of affairs when ieople can't ask. a fellow to dinner out of simple kind ness of heart without being suspected of deep-laid plans. And what do you think?, Caroline had made the mines pies and the salad herself. I never tasted ahytiling like th«m. I tell you I like to seo a girl take air interest in things about the houso and it is all the more creditable when she doesn't have to. Stost girls with three, serv ants at home woi^ldn't be caught dead in the kitchen. Caroline says she likes to cool^ and fuss around. She getstaa pink ar.d her hjlr always roughs up .and curls around her card .when she gets interes'^d and excited? so' I'll.bet .she looks great tn the kitchen. She— "Oh, cut it out, Tom. s»I'm simply telling you about my Christmas dinner. I am not raving over Caroline. Not that a fellow would find it hac4 to rave about her if he wanted to, only I don't go it- for that sort of foolishness. Been' to any shows lately? I haven't I'm outgrowing those mpslcal-comedy things. They are so tiresome: A. per sou gets no roou out of theni, Caroline says. She likes a play that gives'yau •oniethlng to tiling shoot—problem plays, ehe calls them. V"3ky. but she has briins! You ought to have h,e«rd the iin« of talk she put mil about the last ono w^ saw. She twit 4 Jiffc»ent„yte* ot it from the LADIES' EASTER CLOTHES SHOW Stlilii® New Ideas- New Styles New Hodeb Our new Exclusive Ladies' Store is growing in popularity daily. 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TELEPHONE 67 Trela Ma 1 Arrive*. 1:00 p.m. :10 •Ml •wi I* 50 Ladies' newest Broadcloth Serge and Cheviot Skirts, made i^Tucked/ Plaited ^ancL Plain effects. The^very latest shades of New Brpwn.1 Regular $7.50, $9.00 tfiff AA and $10.00 values. Here tomorrow only i^Oavlvl Special offerings of 50 imported Hats. Beautiful designs, no two alike. Hats that you will pay from-$2 to $8 morcrfor than we ask. Arrived by Express yesterday, 36 styles new short sleeve, Lingerie Waists, also the balance of our Persian Lawns and India Linen Shirtwaists, all beautifully trimmed. "Every one Marked Special for Saturday. •The display of Ladies' Silk Petticoats are values that were never offered before in this city. Our Children's and Misses' Suits and coats are now all received and tomorrow we •will be able to display everything that's stylish. All sizes, 6 to 15 years. Don't Miss This Opportunity, Buy Tomorrow for Easter NEW YORK OUTLET GO. get fier "arguing, for she grows 30 excited! She al has something interesting to say.' "What's that? See here, Tom, how many times must I tell you that you are on the wrong ttack? I don't see how anybody could say I was in love. I'm far too comfortably situate in these bachelor quarters to think of getting married. I'll leave that to you and other foolish young men. It waui:l take an extraordinary girlr to make me change my mind. "Oh, so Cejia has a new, photograph of Caroline, has she? I'must ask her to pass them around. No-o-q, I haven't any picture of Caroline—she's not the sort of girl to band' out her photo graphs to all the men she knows. I don't care much about collecting girl's pictures, anyhow—that belongs to col lege day.'.. Wouldn't, know what to do with a photograph if I"had it—just clutters'up the place. "I.ook out there! You've knocked over that heap of paptis.' Neyer mind —oil—•*' (He matfes a frantic grab, for the photograph of aa attractive young woii-. in wh)«h. Tom has picked up from under the pile of 'alien newspapers and if. smilingly holding out to him.) "How extraordinary! How the deuce could I have got hold of Caroline's pic ture and not know it? She must have giveb. ft to me and I'd forgotten, it. Must you be going? I'm glad you stopped in and I've enjoyed hearing all atjout your plans and Celia's. Drop in any time you want to unburden your soul, old man—here's your hat. Good night. "Now, what in thunder was he grin* ning. about? These chapa^that think they've a joke ok fellow make' m6 tired. Where did lie put that picture of Caroline? Oh,- fcfre it is! I never uv eyes like hers!"—Chicago Daily News. a.m.—For Hil:| Miz- :ts *.m. 1:it m-m. -K. 1 ii —From 1:01p.m. •"is1 •:10 a I 1:0 p.m. 11:10 a.m. 0:10 a.m.—For 4:4f p.m.—Fo?10) i:00p.m —For"1 1 1:40 p.m. •Ml •too »:»o turn. N. From •Dellr «zo«pt tartar* ^£gEr S m- FRIDAT. MARCH SO, 1906, & If., SJ'tT t. 105-107 S 3rd St. Oyster's Gtrowth. The oyster is not much latter than, the heau of a fair-sized, pin at the end of a fortnight, and at three month* about equal to a split pea. At the end of four years' growth it is At for the market, bysters. live to the age of from 12 to 15 years. According to one naturalist, these bivalves feed on mo nads—the most minute form of marihtf" life'. Bight Idea. .Dr. Thwlng, president of the West ern Reserve university, visited the re cent horse show in New York in com pany with another educator one even ing, and his friend remarked that it seemed more of a dress exhibition t&an one of equine excellence. "In other words," said Dr. Thwing, 'It is a clothesllne instead ^f a horse rein." JSolcidea in Europe. It is estimated that 70,uou people take their own lives every year in Europe, XI,000 of which fall to Germany. Dur ing the last tpn years the number of self-murders in Germany has been 113, 545. This Is almost three times as' many as there were 'soldiers -killed out right in the Franco-Prussian war in 1870-71. SOUTH BOUND. NORTH BOUND. To Grafton and Wlnnl otitis H&i!£*• stftt and *lnne»^J^n^futJS!kU'' at tend. —From. Dgiu^ BuftrtSraS. St. VhSSift'^oYeeSKrtra Sggyo* ton *i wton.m jfir&L-, BmskiorMM Unn "pod. (Conneotii ®"40 flkijiii "For Hmeradi MM Um Haw .•".PARK NIVI $ *1 1 "lnn"*POlU7-Hm and8^rtii«Re?ii1 if Sunday).... 1 i| 7:,# Fertile (dally except W. B. SlNCLADt ffg A^ent U. -~j •I •m. v.r Larimer*. iSt.