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PAGE SIX
Congressman Fowler's Address
The Address.
"From the establishment of the first
sub-treasury, sixty years ago, the
practice of hoarding or locking up
money has been a disturbing factor
«in1 curse to business. Now, jump
ing over all the past, and taking up
the situation precisely as it presents
itself today, what shall we do go
•on as before, or like intelligent men
treat this government's business just
as you would treat it were it your
own, making only such distinctions as
a due regard for the people's inter
ests, from a national point of view,
demands.
"The fiscal operations of our gov
ernment are such that, the coming
year, we may have a surplus of fifty
or possibly seventy-five millions. In
deed. we may again have the same ex
cess of revenue we had from 1SS8 to
1892, when we lowered our bonded
debt from $1,021,000,000 to $5S5,000,
000, or a decrease of $435,000,000.
What, shall bethecouduet of the treas
ury? Should it not be such as in no
way to interfere with the commercial
interests?
"If we should repeat this record, we
could pay off $435,000,000 of our debt,
ami leave it at $490,000,000. or $25,
000.000 less than the amount now de
posited to secure our bank-notes,
which aggregate $517,00,000. If our
excess should not be applied to the
reduction of our debt, it would have
to be deposited from time to time in
our national banks, and the banking
capital of the country would be re
duced by the cost of the bonds required
to secure such deposits.
"Our banking capital is now in
debted more than $150,000,000 by this
ancient and insane procedure and,
though the government has control
of this money, it is paying two per
cent upon it for the interest paid on
the bonds held by the government goes
to the banks that have put up the
bonds to secure the deposits.
"The available cash balance, July 1,
1906, three months ago, was $175,000,
000. The available cash balance Octo
ber 5, 1906, was $222,000,000. In
other words, at the very season of the
year when there was a constantly
growing need of money, and panic
prices for its use, the government has
been engaged iu withdrawing it from
the channels of trade at the rate of
$15,000,000 every month, or $47,000,
000 for the months of July, August and
September.
"It may be asked whether the secre
tary of the treasury has not re-de
posited the money so withdrawn? Yes
but only on condition that the banks
would purchase and put up specified
bonds amounting to more than $50,
000.000 so that the banking capital
of the country has been depleted dur
ing these three months by that amount.
As a. result, credits have been dis
placed, business seriously disturbed,
and no good whatever has come to
counterbalance the loss and havoc.
"Why should not the government do
just what you are doing deposit its
money with national banks and get
two per cent on its daily balances?
"On September 4, 1906, the national
banks had on deposit with national
banks over $830,000,000, or seven times
as much as the government had and
were undoubtedly getting two per
cent interest upon it. The state banks
and bankers had on deposit with the
national banks more than $381,000,000,
and were undoubtedly getting^ wo per
cent interest upon it. The trust com
panies and savings banks had on de
posit with the national banks upwards
of $346,00,000, and were undoubtedly
getting their two per cent interest. In
other words, the banking institutions
of the country had on deposit with our
national banks more than $1,500,000,
000, or more than ten times as much
as the government had and yet the
government by its practices would
have us believe that although it has
the power of supervising and knowing
all about the management of every na
tional bank in the country, it cannot
safely do what probably every bank
ing institution in the country is do
ing without any special information at
all.
"Let the government deposit its re
ceipts from day to day precisely as
our municipalities and great business
interests do. If it had pursued this
policy from 1879 down to the present
time, and received, as it had the right
to do, two per cent interest upon its
balances, it would have received $50,
000,000 in interest, and not have lost
a single dollar. A bill has been fav
orably reported by the Banking and
Currency committee and is now pend
ing before the house of representatives,
providing for the daily current deposit
of all public moneys. It will depend
upon your active co-operation whether
the government shall do its business
as the bankers of the twentieth cen
tury do theirs, or whether it shall con
tinue to do it as General Jackson, in
spired' by passion, in his supreme
ignorance began to do it nearly a
century ago.
"During the present crop-moving
period, there will be taken from the
Abstract of Speech Delivered Today Before American
Banker's Association at St. Louis.
The following is an extract of the
address of Congressman Fowler de
livered today before the American
Rankers' association at St. Louis:
"THIS DATE IN HISTORY."
OCT. 17. 'V
1705—Ninon de L'Enclos, a notorious
Parisian beauty of the 17th centurv,
died.
1765—Henri Jacques Guilaume
Clarke, one of Napoleon's ablest gen
erals, born. Died Oct. 28, 1818.
1777—General Gates defeated Gen
eral Burgoyne at Saratoga.
1797—Bonaparte and Austrian Em
peror concluded treaty of Campo
Formio.
1806—Battle of Halle.
1849—Frederick Francois Chopin,
composer, died. Born March 1, 1809.
1853—Duchess of Edinburgh born.
1871—President Grant suspended
writ of habeas corpus in nine countics
of South Carolina.
1897—Charles A. Dana, New Yol-k
editor, died. Born Aug. 8, 1819.
1899—Rev. Dr. W. H. P. Faunce in
stalled as president of Brown Univer
sity.
1902—Lord Kitchener appointed to
command the British forces in India.
The money value of the Vatican, the
pope's palace in Rome, and Its treas
ures is estimated at $150,000,000.
bank vaults of the country approxi
mately $200,000,000 of United States
notes, gold certificates, silver certifi
cates and other forms of lawful or
reserve money, and sent into those
parts of the country where checks are
not used for the purposes to which
this money will be put.
"For the sake of being definite and
comprehending fully the effect of this
movement of reserve money from the
hanks of the country, let us assume
that, when the movement began the
banks had loans outstanding up to
the limit provided by law. What effect
would this movement have upon the
credits of the country?
"The actuary of the United States
treasury prepared for me a table
showing that the credits which would
grow out of deposits of $100,000, made
respectively in a esntral reserve citi
bank. it reserve city bank and in a
country bank, would reach an aggre
gate of $1,906,000. That is. the credit
standing upon $300,000, deposited as
stated, would be six and one-third
times that amount. While the total
credits of the reserve city banks would
be exactly $1,000,000. or five times the
$200,000 deposited with them. It will
be reasonable, therefore, to assume
that, if $200,000,000 of money in actual
use as reserves is taken out of the
bank vaults and scattered over the
wheat, cotton, corn and other districts
to assist in moving the crops, credits
to the extent of .-u least five times
$200,000,000, or $1,000,000,000. are dis
tributed and displaced. Yith the treas
ury concurrently withdrawing $50.
000,000, or more, from the channels of
trade, and our credits contracting to
an extent approximately $1,000,000,000,
does anyone wonder that money runs
up to 125 per cent, when the straining
and breaking contraction is on?
"Need anyone wonder, when the
flood of money returns to the cen
ters. th? wheat, the cotton, the corn,
the cattle and the hogs, the products
of about one-half of our entire popu
lation. having been marketed, and
there is no further immediate need of
these tools of commerce in the coun
try districts, that money, so-called,
but nothing but credit based upon
these reserves, can be had for one
per cent? Need anyone wonder that
sp?eulation runs riot, and that we have
an abnormal money condition all the
year around? Now too much: now too
little and never anything like a nat
ural relation between capital and bus
iness—all this because we do not rec
ognize one simple truth about credit,
and put it into operation. What is
this simple truth? It is this that
there is not the slightest difference tn
essence between the true bank note
and a bank check."
In conclusion. Congressman Fowler
said:
"What we want, and this is the
truth of the whole matter, is this:
Place our note redemption so located
in the United States that no banker
will be out of the use of his money
for more than twenty-four hours and
the cost of transmission paid by the
government. Then, bank note credits
v-'ill be sent home when their mission
is filled as directly and swiftly as
now are checks and drafts for the
bankers will want the proceeds of the
note credits precisely as they want
the proceeds of their checks and
rafts.
"But will someone innocently in
quire: 'Will these note credits be
safe?'
"No one has ever lost anything by
holding Canadian bank notes during
the last fifty years. You, Ameri
can bankers, are just as clever as
your Canadian brothers. If you can't
work out something yourselves, you
can adopt their plan.
"The Banking and Currency commit
tee has favorably reported a currency
bill to the house of representatives,
providing for an issue of credit bank
notes equal to 50 per cent of the capi
tal of the national banks and the
method of guarantee makes such an
issue safe beyond peradventure. Our
present bank notes are a first lien
upon the assets of the banks issuing
them. With this law remaining in
force, taking the entire history of the
national banking system down to
1901, the average tax upon the out
standing note issue after elim
inating all the government bonds de
posited to secure circulation from
our calculation, would have been eight
one-thousandths of one per cent for
two hundred and fifty years.
"Again, assuming that the notes had
not been a first lien and that the en
tire note issue of all the banks fail
ing during that same period had been
paid out of the guaranty fund, it
would have taken twenty-two one-,
hundredths of one per cent, or about
one-fifth of one per cent per annum
upon the outstanding notes. In other
words, eleven per cent would last over
fifty years. Two per cent, or one
year's tax, would last ten years.
"The banks should pay the govern
ment the same for these note credits
that thay are usually paying on large
balances, viz., two per cent per annum.
They should also pay into the treas
ury the same redemption fund of five
per cent that is now required for the
redemption of our bond-secured circu
lation."
"THIS IS MY 47TII BIRTHDAY."
Lord Selborne. &
lord Selborne (William Waldgrave
Palmer), who is the high commissioner
,in South Africa, was born Oct. 17,
859. He is recognized in Great Brit
ain as a man of great abilities and ex
cellent common sense. He is the son
of an eminent judge, who was the first
Earl of Selborne, received an excel
lent education, and at once entered
upon a political career after leaving
the University college at Oxford. He
married a daughter of the late premier,
Lord Salisbury, and it is said that
.Lady Selborne has exerted the greatest
influence on his career. For four
.years prior to his appointment as
Jiigh commissioner in South Africa,
,Lord Selborne performed the duties
pf first lord of the admiralty and it
is generally admitted that he left
the British navy more efficient than
it ever had been before.
An eagle can live twenty days with
out tasting food, and a condor forty
days.
The British museum in London has
had as many as 954,551 visitors in one
year.
MAXIM GORKY. SAILS
Mme. Andrevia His Compan
ion, Says, "Americans do
not Understand".
Mandated Prrsa to Tkr Bvnlig Tltnn.
New York, Oct. 17.—Thinly dis
guised under the name of the Russian
author's adopted son as "Mr. and
Mrs. Pieshkoff," Maxim Gorky and his
companion. Mme. Andreiva. sailed for
I home on the Prinzess Irene. The
I same pair had a few months ago left
the Hotels Bellaire and Lafayette and
other hostelries in a most unpleasant
I frame of mind.
I They have been looking over the
sore spots and slums in this country
with a view of comparing "benighted
and money-mad America" with "des
potic Russia." If Gorky and his com
panion felt any prejudice against this
country, they have conquered it, or, at
least, are able to conceal it.
Since they came here they have
been stung not only by the disappro
val of the "queer Americans" of their
companionship in view or the fact that
the novelist has in Russia a wife and
two children, but they also apparent
ly felt the sting of poverty as well.
If they feel that the overflowing hos
pitality they expected was turned into
gall they seemed to have forgotten it.
Although Gcrky and his friends had
given it out that he was traveling
through this country to study it in the
light of a problem and lesson in so
ciology, as a matter of fact Gorky and
Mme. Andreiva spent a large part of
the summer in the Adirondacks in
either self-chosen or more probably
enforced poverty
Gorky was a member of a sort of a
socialist colony at Hurricane, in Es
sex county. The community was pre
sided over by a Staten island woman.
Gorky
took his trick with the rest,
at the I room, mop and scrubbing
brush.
Apparently Mme. Andreiva was not
eligible for membership in the col
ony. for she hired out as a waitress,
at a big hotel. St. Rubert's Inn, at
quite a distance from the socialist
community, at a humble wage, smil
ingly receiving such tips as the gen
erous offered.
The once noted actress sacrificed
fame and kopeks for a "principle" and
to be near the famous author. Guests
at the hotel could not help observing
that the trim little woman, with her
handsome face and hair brushed back
smoothly, was beneath her former sta
tion in life. She would alight from
a carriage with the grace of a grand
dame and the accomplished actress
she was.
Her identity was finally discovered
through the frequent circumstances
that she and Gorky took long walks
together. They appeared very happy.
They would stop at a farm house and
call for milk during their strolls.
They were a part of the rugged nature
of the mountains and forests in which
they reveled. On their calm, unmoved
faces was no sign of discontent.
"I don't care to talk of American or
Americans," said Gorkey when ap
proached. "My views on the people
in this country will be found in my
forthcoming book to be entitled
'Mother.'"
Mme. Andreive was dressed in a
dark tailor made gown that fitted her
perfectly.
"I have no feeling against Ameri
cans," she said, "in spite of their treat
ment of me. Americans are simply
incapable of understanding. We were
delighted with our trip."
School Girl Saw Attempt.
The following account of the throw
ing of the bomb at the Spanish royal
wedding is translated verbatim from
a description given by a little girl of
thirteen, who was at No. 88 Calle
Mayor. The narrative is the more thril
ling from the simplicity of the diction.
It will be noted that no grown person
was on the balcony with the three lit
tle girls. Had an adult been as close
to the assassin as they were, suspi
cions could hardly fail to have been
aroused, and the murderous attempt
might have been frustrated.
I was the only girl in our college
.who had an invitation to see the pro
cession from such a good position as
the Calle Mayor, and I thought I was
very lucky to get it. It was a friend
of my mother's who took me, and she
told me she was to have a balcony in
a flat which a friend of hers had rent
ed for the day. When we got to
the Calle Mayor, although it. was only
7 a. ni., we thought we should have to
stay in the street, for there was such
a crowd we felt as if we could never
push through. But one after another
made a little way for us, and then a
nice, kind soldier encouraged us and
helped us, and at last we got to the
idoor of No. 88. It was barricaded with
planks of wood, to prevent people get
ting into the house, and only had a
little space left open at the bottom.
So we had to go down on our hands
and knees to get under the planks. If
we had stayed there outside we should
have been killed. The soldier who was
so nice to us was killed. The bomb
fell quite close to him, and that was
where we had made up our minds to
stand, if he had not helped uts to get
in.
We had to go to the top of the
house, and the flat was divided into
four little rooms, each with its own bal
cony. The lady I was with went Into
the end one that you see In the pic
tures, with her grown up friends, and
•I went into the next with two other
girls, both smaller than myself. There
was no one else In the room with us.
•When we first went in one of the
ladies in the end room was holding a
bunch of flowers to throw when the
king came, but her husband took it
away from her, because it was forbid
den to throw flowers. Wasn't it lucky
for her, or else they would have taken
her to prison on account of throwing
her flowers.
We were very much pleased with our
place, for there was room for all three
of us on the balcony, and as we had
•to wait a great many hours of course
•we looked at everything, Down below
there was a dear little baby boy, about
four years old, beautifully dressed—
such a darling! We never got tired
of looking at him, and his mother was
pretty, too. On another balcony, ex
actly below ours, there were some
gentlemen. They were very lively,
and before the procession came one
climbed up and sat with his legs dang
ling over—at least, so it seemed to us,
.but we didn't notice him very much
then, for we were all getting very ex
cited and impatient to see the queen.
The next balcony to ours on the top
floor had only one gentleman in it.
We noticed him a great deal. First we
thought it was so extremely odd of him
to keep the whole balcony to himself,
when the one beyond was full of la
dies, and he could so easily have la-
THE EVENING TIMES, GKAND FORKS, N. B.
vited some of them to come to his
room. Then, as we looked at him, ex
pecting to see some of his friends ar
rive, we all noticed that he held his
hands in a very funny way, always be
low the top of the balcony, and gen
erally behind his back. But. as the
balcony was decorated, we could not
see his hands, even when he had them
in front of him. So we decided that
he must have got a bunch of flowers
to throw, tn spite of the prohibition,
and that he was afraid of having them
seen. We had to wait a very long
time, for we got there at seven and
the procession didn't come till eleven
or later, so we had plenty of time to
look about, and as we thought he was
a very odd person, we kept on noticing
him. The ladies in the other balcony
must have seen him, too, of course, but
•they were all talking a great deal, so
perhaps that was why he did not at
tract their attention so much as ours.
iWe were laughing at him to our
selves about hiding his flowers so
,carefully and looking so funny with
his hands always out of sight.
At last the procession began to come
by. and of course we forgot all about
the man In the next balcony. We didn't
.know who most of the people In the
carriages were, but we saw the Prince
ind Princess of Wales and the Queen
Mother, and the mother of the bride,
though we could hardly look at them,
we were all thinking so much of the
queen.
Then the shouting got louder and
louder, and everybody was so gay and
happy, and we were staring hard at
the king and queen, when it seemed to
nie something dark fell just alongside
of me. and there was an awful noise,
and all at once everything was hidden
iu clouds.
I thought to myself. "It is the end
of the world. God waited for the king
to come, and this is the end of the
world."
I don't know how long it was before
guessed what had really happened.
(Everything seemed quite silent for a
•long time. It was so strange to hear
a great silence suddenly in the midst
of all that shouting. Then I heard a
mother cry out. "Mi hijo, mi hi jo
("My sou, my son!") and other cries
of pain. And then the king called out
very loud. I think he called first,
"Bring up the empty carriage," (coche
lie respetot, but 1 am not sure now.
for I also heard him say equally loud,.
"We are not hurt." and I cannot re
member which he said first, I only re
member how clear and brave Ms voice
sounded.
Then the smoke cleared away and I
saw the king helping the queen out
of the carriage. She looked rather
.white and frightened, not very, and
•was not crying or fainting: she was
holding her dress up all in a heap, and
two gentlemen were helping her to
hold it, the train was so very long.
.1 saw some spots of blood on It. I
was told afterward that the blood was
the blood of one of the grooms who
.was killed close to the steps of the
•carriage. I saw him lying dead by
the steps in a heap. I just looked down
as long as I could, for I did so want to
£ee the new queen, but I saw such
•dreadful sights that I could not stop
at the balcony. I came inside and 1
was deadly sick. One of the little
•girls with me fainted, and the, other
had her face covered with blood from
the broken glass in our windows
We were all very frightened, but In
a minute or two we felt a little better,
and we went back to the balcony again
.to look at the queen. The king was
.giving orders to everybody, it seemed
to me. I never saw any one so brave
as he was. When the queen stepped
down from the carriage he took her
hand and presented her to the people,
and I think It was then that he said.
"We are not hurt." I can't remember
that part clearly.
Nobody came Into our room for*
some time. 1 think we were forgotten.
Some of the ladles fainted, and my
friend was taken ill from the fright.
I shall never forget what dreadful
sights we saw when we looked out
again. Nobody noticed at first that the
assassin had disappeared from his bal'
cony. He must have slipped down
stairs and scrambled out under the
planks at the street door, and there
were civil guards inside the door, so
•if. seems strange he was not caught.
But I think the civil guards had run
out to help, and I don't think any one
knew just at first exactly where the
.bomb fell from, Perhaps they did not
even guess it was thrown from a win
dow till they saw all the poor people
dead and wounded in the balconies of
•our house.
The pretty baby boy had his face all
torn away, and that young man I told
you of who had climbed up on the
rails of his balcony just under ours,
was hanging there quite dead, head
downward. And the soldier who help
ed us to get through the crowd was
dead.
1 forgot to tell you that as soon as
the king called out, "We are not hurt,"
there was such a roar of shouting that
.the cries and groans of those injured
.were drowned. They shouted, "Viva
los Reyes!" "Cowards! Cowards! Kill
the assassins!" and "Long live the
brave king!" and altogether made a
tremendous noise. Close to the car
riage I saw some strange soldiers, and
those were the English lancers, some
body said afterward, but I didn't think
about anything but the queen at first.
The king seemed to be trying to keep
•the crowd quiet—he was giving orders.
Everybody crowded round, for they
.were afraid the queen was hurt. They
.were quickly covering the faces of the
•dead with pocket handkerchiefs when
•she got out of the carriage. I saw
•the coachman fall off the box. He was
•not wounded, but I was told afterward
.that he died from the shock. It was
•a dreadful sight—all those beautiful
.horses streaming with blood, and the
.poor grooms wounded or killed.
I wish some one besides us had no
ticed the funny way the assassin kept
his hands behind him, but of course,
•we never thought of there being any
thing wrong. We would have liked
to throw flowers ourselves, and that
was all we supposed he wanted to do.
—Cornhill Magazine.
i'MQVE LIST.
Prominent Omalia Woman Sues Hus
band for Pin Money.
Omaha, Neb., Oct. 15.—A unique suit
was brought here by Mrs. Susan F.
Jones, a well known Omaha womau.
Mrs. Jones' husband, Henry Jones, is
defendant to the suit, which is for the
recovery of $552, which, the wife
claims, her husband had promised but
failed to pay her.
Mrs. Jones says that five years ago
she and her husband signed an agree
ment, by which he bound himself to
pay her $10 a month for her personal
use, and by which she bound herself
not to demand from him more thau
these monthly payments for her per
sonal use.
Plaintiff says her husband only paid
her $48 under the agreement, and she
asks for judgment for the unpaid bal
ance of $552.
Mr. and Mrs. Jones are still living
together as husband and wife.
MS Tl
RETURNING TO COM.
AFTERJORTY YEARS
Pittsburg Company Shuts Off
Supply From East Liverpool
(0.) Factories.
POTTERIES TO BE IDLE
Action Is but Temporary, Com
pany Says, but Manufactur
ers Are Skeptical.
Aaaeelateil Preaa to The Kvealag Tiatr*.
Philadelphia. Penn., Oct. 16.—For the
first time in 39 years the potteries of
the great Ohio valley earthenware and
china district, centering at Bast Liv
erpool and Wellsville. O.. will operate
today without the use of natural gas.
The lieculiar co-incidence in the situ
ation lies in the 'fact that the same
city of Kast Liverpool holds the rec
ord of having been the first commun
ity in the United States to utilize the
natural product for manufacturing
purposes—the initial use having been
in 18ti7—20 years before it was util
ized elsewhere for other than lighting.
The announcement that all gas
would be shut off from the factories
of the East Liverpool district begin
ning with today was made yesterday
morning by the Manufacturers Light.
& Heat company of Pittsburg, which
operates throughout Western Pennsyl
vania and Bastern Ohio. The gas, the
company states, is shut off temporar
ily,. since ft is hoped to get a new
supply into the region by the middle
of Deeember. Until then, the an
nouncement states, all manufacturers
must revert to the use of coal. The
manufacturing interests of that sec
tion view the promises of renewal or
supply for the factories with doubt,
and believe natural gas will never
again be used in the two cities of
East Liverpool and Wellsville for
other than domestic purposes.
I.««* of Thousand's to Potters.
The Manufacturers Light & Heat
company absorbed the companies
operating in the Ohio valley field—the
Ft. Pitt, Tri-State and Ohio valley
companies—four years ago. Since
then they have been in exclusive pos
session of what was formerly com
petitive territory. For ten years the
supply has been failing in the Bast
Liverpool and Wellsville district and
yesterday the company announced that
the fluid would be entirely shut off
from all factories, beginning with to
day.
The manufacturers are making pre
parations for the substituting of coal
as fuel under the kilns for the burn
ing of the ware. It will take weeks,
however, to perfect the system of
burning coal. The output of the Bast
Liverpool potteries is valued at $14,
000,000 a year, and the loss from the
Idleness and damage to product in
cidental to the change will run into
the hundreds of thousands. More than
half the capacity of the district will be
idle today on account of the stoppage
of the fuel supply.
L. B. Beatty of Pittsburg, assistant
secretary of the company, said last
night that the company had new pipe
lines building into the territory con
necting with a West Virginia supply
estimated at 30,000,000 cubic feet a
day, which the concern had acquired
a few weeks ago by purchase.
Other Territory Not Affected.
"We expected to get these lines com
pleted by November 1," said Mr.
Beatty, "but we fear now that the mid
dle of December will be nearer the
date. A sudden shortage throughout
the district compelled today's action.
Our other territory, including the
Beaver valley cities and the country
tributary to Steubenville. will not be
affected, for the reason that the pot
teries are the most prodigal users of
gas we have."
Bast Liverpool was lighted and heat
ed by natural gas long before 1877,
in which year a famous gusher was
struck in the town that turned the at
tention of the whole country to gas
as fuel. Fifteen years ago, however,
the gas wells of that section gave out
and the companies were compelled to
pipe fuel from the Pennsylvania and
West Virginia fields.
A telegram from Bast Liverpool last
night stated that many of the manu
facturers were preparing to equip
their plants permanently for the use
of coal. This new equipment will
mean the expenditure of thousands.
A "TENDERFOOT IX 'FKISCO.
He Found That "Double Orders" Were
the Restaurant Rule.
When the Basterner spends money
in San9 Francisco nowadays he would
better be on the alert. Otherwise, his
cash and himself may be separated
all too soon, for himself at least.
Should he go to a restaurant he would
better ask the price of the dishes he
orders, or he may find they are much
more costly than the bill of fare would
seem to indicate. It is not because
the managements of restaurants prac
tice extortion.. Not that. It is for
the reason that unless such precau
tions are taken unexpected misunder
standings may arise which will prove
especially expensive.
A New Yorker ordered a meal in
a "shack" restaurant in Market street
not long ago and after the waiter left
to communicate his wishes to the
kitchen the visitor reckoned the bill
to be 75 cents. There was a sirloin
steak at 35 cents (meat costs half aL
much in San Francisco as in New
York,) a Spanish omelet at 30 cents,
and a cup of coffee at 10 cents. He
congratulated himself on the reason
able prices, for the restaurant, though
housed in a rough red wood building,
was furnished as elegantly as before
the fire, when there were plate glass
mirrors panelling the walls and a
mosaic floor under foot. The meal
was served and the New Yorker asked
for his bill.
"One dollar and a half," said the
waiter, laying the check on the table.
"One dollar and a half?" exclaimed
the easterner tenderfoot. "You mean
75 cents. See here! You have
charged me double for everything."
"That's all right," said the waiter,
"but everything you had was a dou
ble order."
"A double order?" shouted the At
lantic coaster. "I didn't ask for dou
ble orders."
"We always serve them unless you
specify to the contrary," replied the
waiter, calmly. And It was all In vain
that the Atlantic coast man remon
strated, and he paid the bill.
BacKacHe
Any person having backache, kidney
pains or bladder trouble who will take two
or three Ptne-ules upon retiring at night
shall be relieved before morning.
Telephone 67
Train
No.
1
9
23
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•137
•205
•201
•139
Th* audlciMl vtetoM «f tfc* eraCt naa uft
miu obtalMt inn the lilin rat kin
ncogaiMd by th* Mdical preffloa far
la Piat-ulM wt offer all of th* wtm of th*
ctatorltt.
Hativ* Pia* that ar* of valu* la nUtviag BMkath*, KM
mtf, Blood, Bla4d*r aad gtowitk Trwwl—.
mumwsr.
Arrives.
8:00 p.m.
8:05 a.m.
7:50 a.m.
12:01 p.m
10:45 p.m.
6
24
10
33
34
8:05 p.m
•112
138
•140
•202
•206
7:45 a.m.
7:45 p.m.
10:55 a.m.
1:40 p.m.
7:20 p.m.
otheT'tnains'dailyV
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1906.
Plm-ules dissolve all uric poisons and enabt* tha
kidneys and urinary organs to rid the system ol the
Impurities. They soothe the nerves of the diseased
membranes, and enable the bladder to empty Itself freely and eaafly, and be*
come normal.
Di*cov*r*d by PINB-ULB MBOICIMB CO., Clrieag*. ut •Mara* totlM piMtoly
THE DACOTAH PHARMACY.
Money to Loan
At Lowest Rates Upon North Dakota Fans. I ^wil
Agents Wanted. Partial Payments Permitted
GEO. B. CLIFFORD & GO.
G1AND FOKKS. N. D.
FARM LOANS
Unlimited Funds for Loan*- on Good Ftfi&s at
Lowest Rate of Interest and with On or Before Privileges
CALL OR WBITE
DAVID H. BEECHER
Union National Biak Baildinf, Grand Fork*,. N. D.
Grand Forks Monument Works
X. IV. PHONE I0MKK.
610N. FIFTH STREET. GRAND FORKS, 3f. D.
Threshers Supplies
Oils
General Hardware
Builders Hardware
Tinware, Etc.
A W A E
J* F. BRANDT,
1. B. CAWTHRON
Ticket Atfent
S'18 pim. ilS &}!!,' 9!}'cag» via Fargo.
11:45 p.m.
SHES38I Si S
FOR])
THE
KID8EY8
It. JEFFREY. Prop.
Marble and Granite Monnments and
Head1 Stones. Cemetery Fencing.
All kinds of Forelga and Domestle
Granite.
Snperb Styles and Designs.
Residence Phone: Tri-State &65M.
Office Phone: Tri-State 2M8.
SCHOOL AND OFFICE
Furniture and Supplies
Flags of all kinds—silk, navy
or standard bunting. Banners
and pennants made to order
-from silk, leather or felt.
Geo* W. Colborn Supply Go*
In short everything pertain
ing to hardware. Having
recently added a complete
stock of harness we are in
position to furnish the farm
er with all his needs in this
line. Call and inspect stock
and prices.
WEST AND NORTH BOUND.
Departs.
FOR WINNIPEG VIA CROOKSTON AND NORTH
8:00 p.m.—For St. Paul via Fargo and Willmar
East Grand Forks
8:15 p.m.—For tlirougrh points west.
»:35 a.m.—Local for points west to Minot
am —-From 1st, Paul via Fargo.
ii nnp-m"— 5,cal
fo!'
W. 6. SINCLAIR
Freight Atfeat
Telephoae 3d
Points west to Spokane
1 —Connects with No. 3 at Larimore
8.20 a.m.—For Ardocli, Grafton and Winnipeg
i'nn —f.or Hmerado, Larimore and Hannah
5:00 p.m.—For Kmerado. Larimore, May Wile
4.45 p.m. or Ardoch, Grafton and Walhalla !ine.
BAST AND SOUTH BOUND.
us ruuhrookMto"-,,
8.50 a.m.-I.ocal for^nts -^to^argo^^
Local from Walhalla and Grafton
—Local from Mayville and Larimore
—Local trom Hannah and Larimore."
14°' 201' 202'
Trains 1. 2. 5. 6, 9. 10. 23, 24. carry sleeping cars
Trains 137 and 138 carry buffet cars between Grand Forks in.i wi„„i
Tickets to all points are on sale, also steamship tickets
Mileage tickets always ready for you
tlek£for„?.M°0rr^
trains are due you can plan your trip and make ?t n,n^
ways, in making a long Journey secure your sleeper In adviLn?i.wl8li
205 and 206 daily except Sunday, ali
J. H. CAWPHnnu uuvance.
J. H. CAWTHRON.
.A. Grand Forks. N. D. n. CRAIG.
Try The Times Want Ads
posr'
tl,1n
"ffore
many
P. 1. M. st. Paul, Minn.

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