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THE RICHMOND PALLADIUM AND SUX-TELEGRAM, 1 3IONDAY JANUARY 2, 1911.
HELD III CHICAGO
Important Trade Exposition
to Open Doors There
on Saturday Next.
Chic ago, Jan. 2 Tb moat Import
ant of Chicago's big trade expositions
the annual electrical show opens
at tho big Coliseum Saturday, Janu
ary 7, and continues until Saturday
night, January 21. This is a show of
Interest to everybody, the merchant,
the manufacturer, the farmer, the rail
way man. the doctor, the teacher, and
particularly the home builder and the
housewife.' There will be assembled
60,000 square feet of attractive exhib
its under the most brilliant and gor
geous electrical decorations ever
known In any show In America. Thir
ty thousand dollars alone Is being ex
pended in decorations and the exhibit
ors as a whole represent more than a
billion dollars In capital.
The Commonwealth Edison com
pany of Chicago Is putting In an exhib
it that will be of particular interest to
the retail merchant. This big concern
has taken the entire north end of the
Coliseum and built a street of stores.
One Is a gentlemen's furnishing goods
store, another Is a market, a third is
a grocery, the fourth is a toy shop, and
a fifth a lump shop. Kach one of the
stores is completely equipped with ev
erything In electricity that pertains to
lighting and operating. The market
has electrical refrigeration, motor dri
ven meat cutters and choppers. In tho
grocery are electrical coffee grinders.
The visiting merchants will be cur
prised at'the array of things electrical
that Invention hns brought out to less
en labor and brighten conditions In
tho retail stores. Lighting effects will
be shown as a feature, particularly
In various other parts of the Coli
seum the housewife will find hundreds
of things electrical for the home
things that will add comfort, conveni
ence and beauty or aid in good sani
tation. Tho Kiectrlc Storage Battery
company of Philadelphia will show a
complete electric lighting plant for
farms engine, dynamo, storage bat
tery and swithchboard. . The Chicago
agent of this company says that the
prosperity of the farmer for a few
years has centered on the automo
bile.; Now, that they all own autos,
they are putlng In electric light
The United States government Is
making a big and Interesting exhibit
and Weber's prise band, of . Cincin
nati Is furnishing the afternoon and
evening musical programs. - The elec
trical show Is not open Sundays.
Mrs. Austins nuckwheat Flour gives
you a good wholesome breakfast.
An Author's Insight.
' There Is no surer mark of genius
than the Intuitive insight Into charac
ters and social conditions of which the
author has no personal experience.
"What does Ben know of dukes?"
asked homely old Isaac Disraeli when
fee heard the title of his son's latest
siovel. Trollop wrote Inimitably of
bishops and deans when be had never
been la a cathedral close la his life.
,Young Disraeli wrote ao well about
the treat ones of the earth whom he
!had never seen that the critics busied
themselves in fladlna; "keys" to "Vi
vian Grey" and "The Toons' Duke."
"London Saturday Review.
A Teueh ef Family Life.
. When the country youth proposed to
the city flrl he received the conven
tional assurance that she would be his
later. It happened that this youth
Ibad sisters at home and knew exactly
Ibis privileges.. So be kissed ber. At
'this Juncture she availed herself of the
taster ly right to call out to father, that
brother was teasing ber. Father re
sponded In good, muscular earnest
.Then the new brother and sister rela
tion was dissolved by mutual consent.
"I don't know whether I ought to
recognise him here In the city or not
'Our acquaintance at the seashore was
! "You promised to marry him. didn't
t "Tea, but that was alL"-LouiSTille
The only failure a man ought to fear
fit failure in cleaving to the purpose be
:tees to bo best. George Eliot
Wanted Him te Specify.
"Will you always be true?" asked
tho broker's suspicious daughter when
young Sportlelgh had thrown himself
at her feet and begged for her hand.
"As true as steel V he cried.
"Common or preferred Y she In
quired, still sueplcious. Judge.
Is the product of
A food expert.
It meets the body's
Requirements fee those
j .Which provide true
"There's a Reason"
rostum. Cereal Co., Ltd.
B-ittle Creek, Mich.
i MST(D)ISnC AL E VEMTS9 WW
1. William J. Gaynor (Dem.) be
gins his term as mayor of New York
3. Charles W. Morse, the banker,
begins his fifteen year sentence in
the federal prison at Atlanta, Ga.
7. President Taft directs the sec
retary of agriculture to remove from
office Gifford Pinchot, chief of the for
10. King Edward dissolves the
British parliament and summons a
new one to meet on February 15.
10. The resolution to investigate
the Ballinger-Pinchot affair is adopt
ed by the United States senate.
12. The Canadian government's
naval program Is announced; it in
volves the construction of eleven ves
sels at a cost of 112.000,000.
14. Charles R. lieike, secretary,
and five employes of the American Su
gar Refining company are indicted in
New York for conspiracy to defraud
19 John R. Walsh, the convicted
Chicago banker,- begins a ' five year
sentence In the federal prison at Lea
21. Japan and Russia refuse to
agree to Secretary Knox's proposal to
neutralize the railways of Manchuria.
21 A passenger train on the Cana
dian Pacific near Sudbury. Ont., left
track and plunged into the Spanish
river. More than 40 lives lost.
28. The water In the Seine at Par
Is reaches Its greatest height submerg
ing fully one-fourth of the city.
5. The one hundredth anniversary
of the birth of Ole Bull is celebrated
8. The New York state senate be
gins its inquiry into the A lids bribery
9. The Moret cabinet in Spain, re
signs and Jofo Canalejas forms a rad
ical and anti-clerical ministry.
11. The French steamer General
Chanzy founders off the island of Mi
norca and only one of 159 passengers
and crew is saved.
-15. The newly elected British par
19. The employes of the Philadel
phia Rapid Transit company go on
20. Boutrous Pasha Ghall, Egypt
ian premier is fatally shot by a na
tionalist. 21. The new British parliament is
formally opened by King Edward.
25 The Chinese government de
poses the Dalai Lama and orders the
election of a successor.
26. Ex-President Roosevelt and
party, having completed their expedi
tion, arrive at Gondokoro, on the Up
5. Ninety-two men are killed by
an avalanche at Rogers Pass, British
Columbia, while clearing the tracks
of the Canadian Pacific railway from
5. The United States senate by a
vote of 50 to 22, passes the postal sav
ings bank bill as amended.'
14. Ex-President Roosevelt warm
ly welcomed at Khartum.
19. President Taft and Earl Grey,
governor general of Canada, speak on
Canadian-American relations at a din
ner in Albany, N. Y.
19. In the house of representatives
a combination of Republican "insurg
ents" and Democrats ousts the speak
er from memership on the committee
21. Forty present and former mem
bers of the Pittsburg councils are in
dicted for. bribery; ten others confess
when immunity is offered.
22. The general strike in Philadel
phla is called off after the striking
street car employes refuse concessions
22. The British house of lords
passes Lord Roseberry's reform reso
lution, stating that possession of a
peerage should no longer of itself en
title one to membership in the upper
24. Ex-President Roosevelt and
party arrive at Cairo.
26. President Taft and the Cana
dian minister of finance, in confer
ence at Washington, reach an agree
ment on the tariff dispute.
29. The New York senate sustains
the bribery charge against J. P. Allds.
a. tx-rresiaent Kooseveit an
nounces In Rome that he will not call
on the .Pope because of conditions
which the Vatican wished to Impose.
5. Emll Seidel. candidate of the
Social Democrats, Is elected mayor of
6. The military , court of inquiry
Into the Brownsville shooting affair
affirms the guilt of the negro sol
diers of the Twenty-fifth infantry
8. The French parliament elected
in 1906 comes to an end.
13. The Australian general election
results in a victory for the laborites
over the Deakin coalition party.
14. The committee of the striking
street car employes in Philadelphia
accepts the terms offered by the trac
15. Emperor Francis Joseph re
ceives ex-President Roosevelt in Vien
15. A lockout in the building trades
in Germany affects nearly 200.000
22. The general strike of the build
ing trades in Berlin is. ended by ar
23. King Albert opens the Interna
tional exposition at Brussels.
. 25. President Taft appoints Gov
Charles , E. Hughes of New York to
be associate Justice of the United
States supreme court.
30. A Democratic member of the
Illinois legislature charges that he re
ceived $1,000 from his party leader
for voting for William Lorimer's elec
tion as senator. ' '
5. Secretary Knox and Ambassa
dor. Bryce exchange ratifications of
the new waterway treaty with Cana
da. r - . ;
5. The city of Cart ago.' Costa' Rica,
is almost totally destroyed by an
earthquake, the loss of life amount
ing to more than 1,500.
UWI fe A t4 iv v,y wru vs.
the late King Edward, is proclaimed
King George V of England.
8. Premier Canalejas and his sup
porters are returned to power in the
10. The German Reichstag passes
the bill limiting the production of
potash in spite of American protest.
10. Ex-President Roosevelt is a
guest of the German emperor at Pots
dam. 16. Ex-President Roosevelt ar
rives in London.
20. The funeral of King Edward is
held with great ceremony in London,
ex-president Roosevelt and nine reign
ing monarchs attending.
22. A treaty between " the United
States and Canada, signed at Wash
ington, settles the disputed coast
boundary between New Brunswick
and Maine. j
26. Theodore Roosevelt receives
the degree of doctor of laws from
31. The royal proclamation of the
union of South Africa is read at Pre
1. Dr. Lammasch. as president.
opens the Newfoundland fisheries ar
bitration tribunal at The Hague.
3. The United States senate passes
the administration's commerce (or
railroad) bill, as amended by a vote
of 50 to 12.
8. The British parliament reas
sembles at London.
8. Governor Hughes vetoes the pri
mary bill passed by the New York
9. The house passes the postal sav
ings bank bill.
10. Sir Charles Hardinge is ap
pointed viceroy of " India, succeeding
the Earl of Minto.
13. Thirty-two persons lose their
lives when a water tank on the roof
of the Montreal Herald building falls
through to the cellar.
18. Ex-President Roosevelt is en
thusiastically welcomed in New York
City on his "return from his African
and European trip.
20. President Taft signs the bill
granting , statehood to Arizona and
25. The first regular session of
the Sixty-first congress comes to an
26. Porfirio Diaz is re-elected for
his eighth term as president of Mexi
co, Ramon Corral being again chosen
28. After six months of investiga
tion, the grand Jury headed by John D.
Rockefeller, Jr., reports that no or
ganized "white slave" traffic exists in
1j The New York state senate re
jects the direct primary bill and the
special session of the legislature
comes to an end.
7. Mrs. Ella Flagg Young, super
intendent of schools in Chicago, is
elected president of the National Ed
12. Fire destroys the towns of
Campbelltown and Richardsville, in
New Brunswick, leaving 5000 home
12. The fourth Pan-American con
ference begins its sessions at Buenos
17. Japan notifies the European
powers that commercial treaties will
terminate at the end of a year.
23. A cyclone sweeping over Milan
Italy, causes the death of sixty per
sons and the destruction of many mil
lions of dollars worth of property,
The Japanese steamer founders off
Chlhdo, Korea, and more than 200
persons lose their lives.
29. The bill amending the king's
accession declaration passes its third
reading in the British house of com
1. The new Pennsylvania railroad
terminal In New York City is formally
turned over to the company by the
2. The strike of conductors, train
men and yardmen on the Grand Trunk
and Central Vermont systems Is end
ed through intervention by the Cana
9. Mayor Gaynor of New York,
about to start for a trip to Europe Is
shot and seriously injured by a dis
charged city employe.
10. Fifteen members of a mob
which took part in a lynching at
Newark, O., on July 8, are Indicted
for fifth degree murder.
13. More than 1000 lives are lost
and 100,000 persons made homeless
by extensive floods near Tokio.
14. Fire destroys the Belgian, Eng
lish and French sections of the Brus
sels Exposition, the loss amounting to
more than $10,000,000.
21. Wallace and several smaller
towns in Idaho are almost completely
destroyed by forest fires.
28. Japan formally annexes Korea,
renaming It Cho-Sen.
31. Turkey grants to American re
ligious, educational and benevolent In
stitutions exemption from the Otto
man law and permits them , to hold
7. The International court of arbi
tration at The Hague hands down a
coropuromise award in the Newfound
land fisheries case.
11. The Eucharistic congress in
Montreal closes with a parade of 100,
12. The Democrats carry the Ari
zona election and obtain the power to
formulate the state's constitution. The
issue was the initiative, referndum
and recall advocated by the Demo
15. Speaker Cannon Is renominat
ed for congress in his district-, ,
15.- At the election for members of
the new parliament of the union of
South Africa 67 nationalists," 37 un
ionists, 4 laborites and 13 independ
ents are- chosen. - - ...
27. The New York state republi
can convention refuses, to .ratify the
state committee's selection of Vice
President Sherman as temporary
chairman and by a vote of 567 to 445,
electa Theodore Roosevelt instead.
28. The international arbitration
court at The Hague begins its hear
ings in the Orinoco Steamship com
pany case in the dispute between Ven
ezuela and the United States.
29. Seventy-three persons, are ser
iously injured in conflicts between
strikers and the Berlin police.
30. A comparatively slight disa
greement between the British Federa
tion of Master Cotton Spinners and
its employes results in the closing of
the jnills, affecting 150,000 workers. '
30. Official figures give the total
number of deaths from cholera to
date in Russia at 92.329.
1. The plant of the Los Angeles
Times is destroyed by a bomb, twenty
two persons losing their lives in the
3. The new Chinese senate is open
ed in Peking by the regent, Prince
- . .
4. A successful revolution is effect
ed In Portugal by the Republican par-
ay with the assistance of the army
and navy. King Manuel and the
queen mother escape.
5. The Portuguese revolutionists
chose Theophile Braga as provisional
president of the republic.
6. Charles E. Hughes retires as
governor of New York, Lieut, Gov.
Horace White becoming governor.
10. Ex-Gov. Hughes of New York
is sworn in as an associate justice of
the United States supreme court.
17. The French railroad strike is
called off by the workmen's commit
tee, without explanation."
21. The senate of the New York
university makes its quinquennial se
lection for Inclusion in the hall of
fame, including Harriet Beecher
Stowe, Oliver .Wendell Holmes and
Edgar Allan Poe.
23. The voters of Switzerland re
ject the proposed constitutional
amendment providing for proportion
al representation in elections for the
25. The international court of ar
bitration at The 'Hague renders, its
decision in the Orinoco Steamship
28. The strike of express helpers
in Jersey City spreads to New York.
29. Mrs. E. H. Harriman makes
formal presentation of a deed for 10,
000 acres of land and $1,000,000 for the
creation of a park in New York and
I. The czar approves a measure
extending the zone of residence of
Jews In Russia.
4. An imperial decree announces
that the first Chinese parliament will
be convoked In 1913.
8. Elections to the Sixty-second
congress result as follows: Republi
cans, 165; Democrats 225; Socialist 1.
10. The express strike in New
York and Jersey City is declared off.
II. Diplomatic representatives of
the United States, Germany, Russia,
Sweden and Norway officially recog
nize the republican government in
15. Marshal Hermes da Fonseca is
inaugurated as president of Brazil.
18. More than one hundred suffra
gettes are arrested in London during
a demonstration outside parliament
22. Sailors of the Brazilian navy
28. The British parliament is dis
solved. 28. The federal government files a
petition asking for the dissolution of
the corporations composing the sugar
1. Gen. Porfirio Diaz is inaugur
ated as president of Mexico for his
5. Opening of the final session of
the Sixty-fir6t congress.
12. President Taft nominates Jus
tice Edward D. White to be Chief Jus
tice of the United States supreme
14. Andrew Carnegie gives $11,500,
000 to aid in establishing a lasting
15. Marc Emile Ruchet is elected
president of the Swiss republic.
19. The British parliamentary elec
tions close giving the government a
coalition majority of 126.
20. John D. Rockefeller announces
a final gift of $10,000,000 to the uni
versity of Chicago.
22. Chief Horan and twenty-four
firement are killed in a fire at the
Union stock yards, Chicago.
' Milk cooled to a temperature of 33Vs
degrees may be kept several days at
any temperature under S3 degrees.
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4. THANK YOU You've kept us ..
quite busy in 1910. Our endeav- 4.
J. or to serve you with the best in
J. 1911 in Plumbing, Heating and
J. Lighting will, we hope merit 4
4 your favors. MEERHOFF, the 4.
4. Plumber, 9 S. 9th. Phone 1236. 4.
Start the NEW - YEAR right.
Make a new resolution. Buy
your jewelry. at the place where
you can get the advantage in
treatment and price. Call and
see me before ysu buy.
526 Main SL
OUR BABY STATE
Oklahoma's Two Largest Cit
ies Grew Wonderfully
Washington, Jan. 2. Oklahoma City
takes first rank in the list of American
municipalities for rate in increase in
population during the past decade, ac
cording to the tables on census Issued
by Census Director Durand. The new
capital city of the baby state showed
an Increase of 589.7 per cent during
the past year.
Muskogea, another Oklahoma town,
takes second place in rate of Increase,
with 494.2 per cent.
There are in the United States, 22S
cities having a population of 25,000 or'
more. Fifty have more than 100,000
inhabitants, and of these 19 have more
than a quarter of a million people
each. In the quarter of a mjllion class
are two Ohio cities, Cincinnati and
Cleveland, and in the 100,000 class
there are three others, Columbus, To
ledo and Dayton.
During the last 10 years, 14 cities
have been added to the 100,000 class
as follows: Albany, N. Y.; Atlanta,
Ga.; Birmingham, Ala.; Bridgeport,
Conn.; Cambridge, Mass.; Dayton.
Ohio; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Lowell,
Mass.: Nashville, Tenn.; Oakland,
Cal.; Portland, Ore.; Richmond, Va.,
and Seattle and Spokane, Wash i
The aggregate population of the 50
cities having 100,000 or more popula
tion is 20,303,047 as against an aggre
gate population of 15,199,375 in the
8ame cities in 19C0. The aggregate
population of the other cities in the
class ranging from 25.000 to 100,000 Is
8.201.960. The same cities in 1900 had
an aggregate population of 2.320,146.
In the list of 178 cities having a popu
lation of more than 25,000 and less
than ,100.000, there are nine " Ohio
towns: Akron, 69,067; Canton, 50,217;
Hamilton, 33,279; Lima, 30,508; Lorain
2S.RS3; Newark, 25,404; Springfield,
46.921; Youngstown, 79,066, and Zanes
viile, 28,026. Four Indiana towns; Ev-
ansville. 69,647; Ft. Wayne, 63,933;
South Bend, 53,684, and Terre Haute,
5S.157. Three Kentucky cities: - Cov
ington, 53,270; Lexington. 35,099,, and
Newport, 30,209. '
The 10 largest cities of the world,
according to recent censuses, . are:
London, 7,429,740; -New York, . 4,766,
883 ; Paris, 2,763,393; Tokyo,. 2,186,079;
Chicago 2,185,283; Berlin, 2.101,933;
Vienna, 2,0S5,88S; St. Petersburg,
1,678.000; Philadelphia, 1,549,008; Mos
8uits to a T. '"
The clause "It suits to a T," mean
ing it fits exactly, is as old as the fa
miliar instrument, the T square or T
rule (so called from its resemblance to
the letter T), used by mechanics and
draftsmen for making angles true and
for obtaining perpendiculars. : The ex
pression - was in common use in . the
time of Dr. Johnson, who is quoted by
Boswell as saying of Warburton, "Too
see they have fitted him to a T."
Pre-Inventory Clearance Sale.
Commencing TUESDAY, Jan. 3rd.
For the purpose of Reducing My Stock Before Taking Inventory, I have made
sweeping reductions on my entire stock. Reductions that will make you buy.
This Sale offers you the opportunity to obtain the Highest Quality of Mer
chandise at Lowest Prices.
What Do You
Hats, Shirts, Collars,
Ties, Hosiery, Un
derwear? Here's a
chance to save a
tew dollars. Look
over the following
1 Soft and Stiff
$230 Quality. .. . .$1.50
PAJAMAS and NIGHT
$2.50 Pajamas - ...$1.75
$130 Pajamas . .. .$1.15
$1.50 Night Robes $1.15
$1.00 Night Robes. .79c
One-fourth off on all
' Fancy Waistcoats
$2.00 Cluett $1.50
ARE AT ASHLAND.
Mss Gertrude LeFevre and Mr, Vin
ton Rollins are in Ashland, Ohio,
spending the New Years week-end the
guests of Mr. Rollins parents.
GUESTS AT HOTEL.
Mr Warren Clements and Mr. Ray-
mnnri Klrholson entertained Miss Mar
garet Gayle of Owenton. Kentucky,
and Miss Mattle oayie oi wew uioeriy
Kentucky, to dinner last evening at
the Hotel Westcott
GUESTS AT GREENFIELD. '
Mr. Gath Freeman and Mr. Erman
Smith are visiting In Greenfield, In
diana, for a few days.
' GUESTS TO DINNER.
Mrs. W. W. Gaar entertained Mr.
and Mrs. S. S. Saxton of Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Y. Poundstone and
Miss Mattie Belle Gaylc of New
Liberty, Kentucky, to dinner last even
ing at the Hotel Westcott
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore McClellan to
day announced the engagement of
their daughter. Miss Martha Elizabeth
McClellan to Mr. Rodney B. Graham,
of Indianapolis, formerly of this city.
The wedding will be quietly celebrated
Monday, January twenty-fourth. No
invitations for the affair will be is
sued. The bride-elect is a most pop
ular young women of this city and has
a number of friends here who are glad
to extend congratulations. She is a
graduate of the local high school and
is very popular in the younger so
January 3rd to7th
Bring This Coupon With Yoa
Good lor 10 ex
tra stamps by
purchasing . 1
lb 1 By ad Cot
Ice at 35c, or
iiiiiiimi iih 11 iiii'ii
with one'lbr "Sultana
with one lb. Coffee, ,30c
with one lb. Coffee. .35c
with one can Baking
10 Stamps with
the following :
Liquid Blue . . . 10c
Jelly Powder ...10c
Raisins ........ .10c
1 can Spice . . . .15c
4 lb. Pkg. N. P.. .25c
The Great Atlantic
727 Main St.
$1.50 Cluett . .$1.10
$1.00 Shirts 75c
$1.00 Shirts 69c
$1.00 Silk Hose 79c.
50c Silk Hose ... .. .39c
25c Wayne Knit Hose . .
at 4 19c
RUNAWAY SNOW CAR
KILLED A FLAGMAN
Canastota, X. Y., Jan. 2. A huge
snow plow broke away from an en
gine on the Lehigh Valley railroad to
day and rushing down the track killed
Flagman John Jones and . finally
jumped the tracks and plunged down ?
an embankment and buried its nose til
teen feet into the frozen earth.
Our National Color.
The national colors of the United
States were adopted by congress la
A CLEAR COMPLEXION
Cannot bo had with cosweUca, They .
don't go deep enough. A. clear skin,
without blotches or pimples can hm
had only with pure blood. Certainly ;
a prescription that cures even the worst
cases of blood disease, clears up eczema
and scrofula and cures Inflammatory
rheumatism and catarrh, will produce
a rosy complexion.
Dr. A. B. Simpson Vegetable Com
pound has tor forty years been known
as the most powerful of all alterative
or blood purifiers. There has never
been a case of blood-poison (even syph ilis)
or skin disease that it cculd not
cure. Thousands of women take it-;
regularly to keep their blood healthy
and their complexion clear.
It la purely vegetable and harmless, t
It was orginally the prescription of Dr.
A. B. Simpson, who was one ot tha
most celebrated physicians of tho mid--dle
west. Inflammatory rheumatism
catarrh, scrofula, eczema, pimples,
erysipelas and all troubles arising from
impure blood yield to it readily.
Sold at 91 per bottle at all drug ;
40 STAMPS "
with one lb.'Tctr : .50c
with one lb. Tea ..60c
50 STAMPS ,":.V.
with one lb. Tea ..70e
with one bottle Extract
& Pceiiic Tea Co.
$3.00 Quality $2.25
$3.50 Quality .....$2.50
$4.00 Quality .....$3.00
At Big Reductions; both
Winter and Summer
Special lot 25c Fancy
Lisle Hose 17c
$1.50 & $1 Neckwear 75c
50c Neckwear. 35c
Or 3 for .......$1.00
Special lot Silk Mufflers
$2, $1.50 & $1 at 5?c
Everything reduced except
IV. P. naenhfen
IN THE, WESTCOTT.
Testa and Mala.