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rifB IHTRLTNGTON FREE PI? ERR AND TIMES! THURSDAY, MAY 0, 1012.
1 SSL Gom-mxr Mead Heads Drtugatioa at Public Service Conimis sion's Hearing-. CASE IS FINALLY CLOSED Melicr. Slates Th.Lt Ntnv Hivsh la Unwilling: '.o Take Minor ity Stock at Sumo i'vicc As Majority. Al'any, N Y M..y 2-Moro than 200 rr, ni.i.Jn' r"M-.it-. of Vermont nnd nor born v-w- York appeared beforo Hie j iu ,. commission': roopenod hunim- tu-ibiv to urge the granting of ll.i .ii,;',;. i- of tin Now Yolk. New. v , I .'1,1 o n lain' rn.'n ', rl: ' '"ii coi'H'Oti . . i.. . '..I l. l . 1 1 in ,!:i.: K.'.liuiicJ company to i -(.nti. c Interest lu tlw Hut-i ,1 v i ,-haso from the Now i. ,' HueNon River Hnllro-ul i . iriiint dcleqntlnn was i n :, or John A. Mend mid " r representatives from It-.t in,i, lirai'i.Vioro, VelGennoB, MUM'c- j uml 1'ir.i.tor. Anions the Now York l-i. 'I'tius rt:rr.-.-nti.l were ngdc: sburg, M u ,(.. v .Fr.nnu. Pofdam. Uoiu-cs i Int, Ch. iplr-'a. liiatpaugiv, Clicni. In.-. ., Jin,:., Norwood. I'liiiton. Hurt, nisi , on. Ii'l'n Hrashu T.ilK Mad rid iird X- w Let, ,nnn Theso men iirpseuv-d petitions from village board"-. cimM It! bullion, labor re an! . Motif'. -V,r,;,o: i .'irul cltlzenu, con tain n,' norral lu.-( ml .lLiinturcs, from a f.-or" of tie', .- i'l " wr. along the line of thu Ki.tl.in': i '1 i'i New York anil V nnot.t, b". fnwiu? the granting or tho New H in 'i if-il-.i ti.m. ' IVi'HKASK. f ciiitro! by tbo New ;i in' reatn of traffic , t to .CnQ.fjii') yparl... , prol able Increase by ' .' ! 1 i von was In .1 '- mo f.d ip to Its nd 1 to Mi" New York U .'i.m'l railroad a i sH.nl 1C. 'tt-af la,i '! II Wot. vr, ., i u-hkh wo l . Thpv ui ' bettor positl, vantai,'.1, in, r, h CVntrnJ's, to l ti , Jarpo volunip i f S'nmrl 1'r.t rr t Id ho repro.-' .- "f Now York, who I 17.fi sharrs of mlnorl'v "toplt, oppc. '1 the application Hp dpclarr-rt that notWltliFtandlnc tho caso now ponding, tbp Now Havon oom panv had artunlly mndo nrrntmpmptita to tako control of thp road, and that al-tho-.u'h Tivo months h.nd ola- sod slnr thr- f pu r mud bad pup'haeia one-half nf t'io m.-itorltv tork of the latter from tho N-w YorK fi . it ml. It had done nothing ir.dn thr art which he said was un- "In if ii in'r-ii oi.",- with a witness. In v .1' ' tl-.o - i u-.sslor. ruled ngnlnt 1't-n. Vr I'ntcri i- ( r oxplnlmed; "Thp" rnlnoi -t i;oolbnldoi li.ivr.somo rlfbts which thus far havo t ot boon woll roprardpd by the coTPinl-rlon. KSfKANflE OF SI.I'RS. .7 pii It. Co j t ,,r x,.v REST km HEALTH TO MOTHER AND CHILD. I i .wixsMiwi Siiii",:m; Hviu i' h.n bi on V c icrnvtr SIXrV Yl.RSbv MII.I.MNS of '1iurs foi iiien ciui.ijuicN v.nn.r; ri-' iiiiN-r. wiiii i'i5Ki'i:i t srecuss it MJCJ "Iil-.o the CIIII.IJ. SOI TRNS Uie r.USIS AI UW-, nil I'AIN , CVKICS V. INI. COI.IC, iiud is Die hit remedy fnr DIAKHIKKA.. It it nb tnh. .ely liarmlcsh. lie surr and ak for "Mrs. ir iuw's Sootl-niK Svrup," ami laku no other iillii Twtnlj-li ii- i bolt'e. CLUBBING LIST. The 1'rec IreH anil ntlior PcrlodlcnH at I. hit Hlllrs In (liip Address. Ti e AVcoltly Flini; PHESS can be ob ta'red in omnln.itlo.-i with other leadliiR 1 er.o'd' ,ts nt low rates. To prevent mi ne . ssarv corrLspondenro wo will ttat i nt af.e.- the snbsctiptlnn has buKun l ii ,f o n chiiim-! of adilioM. or any-tli'- - irrcrniPrf tho' receipt of the other !ierUic:K!il3, shouli be sent directly to t ' offli o of t'- it i rlr.-llt j I. 'lhe Mppi.-iv l'-Jtl-.i: PHKSS and any one of th? fPllovi' - i k.clli Mis will lo sent to nr,; ono u'eip - in ihe United States lor oi , Ncui . tl.t prices anne.snd: Am - b-.n Ma il e Am Ii an Ijjy 51.7B 3.75 1.73 :'.:'fi !i.0O l.M I W i.'t. i.7r 1.C0 l.K'i i.i) i.ia l .i l 2.0) 1.1'.) i. 4il S.iG l.W l.to :.7i 2.4'l ;.v u.ri 1.10 IUi s Matffizli Hf filets' Clazitie (al'don.nn (St J Ca-Jioile News (N ( oomoprlltnn . . t nurtirxtini:!.!: Insbury) o- York) .in-1 Christian V. orld C entury Mntrazlne C h"'li en's Mnj.ariiio "cun ry Llfo li: Anurica... PeliiiBtitri- .. I'iiti Jotimnl (Two ;,carnj fiii and I'll c. j';irni Poult n- . 1 n..-iian a .d f;.iriier.er .... ; ul. n M . ine fjoyl 1 ioi..-' 1 -ctlni; , Hft'l'PI s i ..i..- Hiir . Jl i . .c ' r k. "d i -o r. i ' ao i :tsi "1. r ... Iin--if.a.'ao r . , i . . . . no .... M iiui-'i M Mi i-opoil' n li ',r pi 1 V i M . i i 1 1 ' M ' ' v '' irfa 5 i:ornl ,r 'n .'.(0 l.Ki 1 !ia IM N '-oi il "Abu re J-. V"rl; TribuiiL K.ir-nor 1S( ,v York World (3 t.mes n week). JS' i- nKUad I'armcr Ouito I 'l-i il, al iJairynmn (Now Yolk) ... 3 l.W B.i) l.W ill--, llusbvndry 1. 10 Jif.nw ol Hcviowh , i,, It nl New Yorl-or UJ Cii n Uio Aincrkan a W !)'iibnr' i:.7r, hi LMialas y V,W flu ' os l.Sj T 1 Talk ,. l.W .lli-nuiti'i Ili)e, L'ompunlon L'.lTi 1 ond's Work 2.75 Wo i.rr,lli no imbrications except In correction with i. subscrlptl-m to tho KHCT3 l'H:vSH. Our clubblnif Hit in-slules nil papers nnd mnKH'lnct ruhllsluA Only ;hoo ni"s frMiuentiy asked for u.ra printed In or list, but o brs may bo bail on nppll. ratio. ruln-Tlbers may havo moro than ono paper from this ilubb.n lUt. Always tend a stajnp for ip'.y when asblns nbo'it this n w do all this work at no piot in "rder tt accoanuwlMo our nub-crlbis. cdcc inuipc .ncATU nc mi nun illU, nut WI. ULHIIIUI UULUI1LL TO SICK WOMEN GEORGE T, CH1LDS Thousands Have Been Helped By Common Sense Suggestions. Women sulTering from nny form or fe male ills aro invited to comwunicato promptly with thewomnn's private corre npondenco deportment of tlio Lydln E. Pinkham Medicine Co., Lynn, Mass. Your letter will bo opened, road and answered by a woman and held in strict confidence. A woman can freely talk of h vr private illness to a woman; thus ha3 been established n confidential corrc- .nnnrUm SC ll P. Il hi!! PXt.PnilPfl nVOT iJflWl.lLI,.-. -- -- - - - many years and which has never been broken. Novr novo mcy pjnnsneu a indi'mnniiil nr usprl a Intier without, thn written consent of tho writer, and never has tho Company anowea uiese coniuion- ,',1 loMni in m.f oiit. of their nonsossinti. an the hundreds of thousands of them in their files will attest. nut nf tlio vast volumo of esnerirnpf! vhich they havo to draw from, it ia more limn nccsihlr. fh.lt tllCV DOSSCSS the VP!' knowlodfje needed in your case. Noth- injr ia nskca in return except your Rood will r.nd their udvico has helped thou- par.us. bureiy any woman, rich or poor, ?hould bo clad to take advantage oi ; , of assistance. Ad 7 dress Lytha b. fink- i .;A&ii ham Mcdicino Co., M f'Vt?Kf't (ponfidontia!) Lynn, Q?Jfe$ Every woman ousrlit to IlP.Y 80-i Lytlia E. IMnkliam's Tovt. 1?oilr. Ti-. !s n. Tinol. w Kciicni) distribution, ns It i ! expensive. It is free ami m.j obtainalilc by mail. Write l it today. phntlially donlod whnt hp tormod Mr. fntennypr'H "Insinuation" that ho and born pun basing IUitlan.l iitock for in terests connrrti-.l with tho New Haven, and characterized tho prodent opposi tion of minority stockholders as a "hold-up." Mr. UntPrmyer replied that tills characterization was "infuin- OUK." President Meller. of the Now Ilaen company said that noltlitcr ao nor any director of the road hud taken or nt tcmptpd to Ket a uliiKlo sliare of the minority stock. He also said ne was not willlnK to take the minority stoc)t for thn samo prlco an the majority, nor wan ho wllllnp to put bis Intentions in the form of nny blnJIiiK obligation. The commltteo announced that the case was finally closed and reserwd decision. METHODISTS Ii! I LIMIT PASTQRA Much Opposition to Plan Expect ed at General Conference Now in Session. Minneapolis, Minn., May :. Limitation to livo years tlio liinttnht t.me any nilnistur hball icmaln In a nlven church, It irt txptctud, will be recominended to tho Metliodtrft Kpiscopal Kenoi al Lonfi-renco by (ho bitliopii to-morrow an a un-.ina of stimulatliiK tho growth of the church. Much oppo!tIor. Is e.pceted tu arlso over the proposal. At present the 19,001 Methodl.-t Lplsoopal ministers. M-attcivd over t'he world, are allowed to remain In .my pulpit indefinitely.' Tim new plan, supported by llin '4 actlvn nl.-hops nt the conferenco, will mean u restoration of the time limit nbollnhed In I!"1 It Is expected also the bishops will recommend radical changes in the amuse ment restrictions now Imposed upon church members and these ch-iiiKcs will be In tho nature of restoring John YVe. Ky's method of allowing consclencu of Individuals to dictate what shall be pro hibited, instead of having tho chuioh (I eel do In dellvtrini? tho first section of the bishops' roport, slencd bv all the blBhops and recolVL-d by the S7rt deleBate.i as the most ImportKiit document to come be foro them, ntHbop ICai-i Cranston nf Wniihincton. 1. C, to-day described as "critical" II. e fact Miat In tho last year lhe church culr.cd ")et:s than.:! per cent, in membership, notwithstanding tbo out lay nf millions of dollnrs." "Tb.o Kr-ed for wealth, sportr and forniB of amusement have taken awny from thn church, It Is uselosa to deny," ho uald. lie attributed the small htowUj jinrtly to the system of rtrop plnn from raoinborshlp those who left t.'ioir church wltlinut lettors and failed to roport to anothor church within a 1 oar. Tho tenilBJicy of mlnlstirs to ko to a church beeauso the r.alary was lnvlt Iiik, iitshop ( rannton pronounced u spvcles of commercialism " ".'ho conferenco to-nbrht heard re port from tbo Ilev. J, T YVardles Staflord of Scarborough. Pni?land, on tlio aiato of tho church in IlnKlnnrt nnd from tho Itov. J. A. M. Alliens of AVInnlporr on tho progress tri Canada (From tbo LonJon (llobo.) Should a boll appear, It Is sometimes possible, Vr Olsen nays, lo abort It. ('lennso tho threatened nklu with soap and water, and then apply an antiseptic drens Itur, such us a hot boi le acid compress. Cover tho compiess with a plecn nf oiled t'llli or a pleco of frutln.probu, and then apply a sultablo bandnno to keep It In place. Another excellent dresslus consists of a plo:o of absorbent cnltou nr foldnd lint of proper size nnd thickness, which hns been aoaknd In a solution of six ounces of Klycerfnu to which flvo drachms of boric acid bavo been added. Tills flressh.i; Is nb-o covered with somo lm- jiervlon.i material such ns i;utta-perclia. Palntlnir tbo roddtiud akin with tlncturo of lodlno, dllutpd carbolic acid, or silver nitrate may also bo cfllcaolaui, but or dlnn' poultices and fomentations should bo strictly avoided, pines they almost al ways produce morn bnrm then sood by sorendlnir tbo Infection. I . FOUNTAIN PENS AT VllKK PHI3SS. Proinincnt Citizen of St. Albans Widely Known throughout tbo State. Won Conspicuous Position by His Facile and Brilliant Pen while Editor of the Messenger. St. All.i'iu-, May 3. The death of Col. (leorpi; T. fl'llds, poatiiMHter of St. Albans, occiru-d this afternoon at iM o'clock. Although in f eblo hoalth for a eniisldcrnhlo perlnd, he had been confined to tho hotiFo only a welt and to his bed but two days. Heath v.im tho result of arterial sclerous ,l, h causud uraemlc polsonlni; and r. central nervous break down. Ceorue TheocloreChllds.n derail of tho Civil War, for many years tho successful editor of tho St. Albans Mcisotmcr, and at the time of hN death poRttnastor of St Albans, nas born In i 'harletowii, Masf.. Seplembor 7. H0 was a direct desceniUiiu of lienjaniln (JhlldM. who (fimc lo this -ountry fiotn iCiiKl.ind In l&'O, and wn nlo a descendant of (.eorqe lliinkpr. from whom the noted battlehtld deilved its nauip. Ho derived a practi- il edi.callon In the common hchools of Cliarlestown and In 1S5S bepau emplciy mcnt as nn oflb-o boy. In the foliowlm, car he was mml, a Imolikcepor In tho biiiinesa bouse and worked ..s such until April HI, ISO, when he enu.itnl as n pri vate In Company K. 5th Masaehupctts Infantry. He was captured by the con federals in the !ir.--! battle or Hull Hun while in lhe i.et of tnklmr caro of a fallen comrade, and w.is 'ir.llned successh civ in Ll'uby, l'aii..l, (X, w Oileans), and Sal isbury prisons IKi w.i dlscharpeil from the army on the (.-ruund of disability ic sultlnir from prison life and for many years afterward was in prwarlous health. Afitr li I'i dl.-iharKc, he was for a time private scietniv to tho mayor of New Orleins. beliv; ipiiointed to that position by (ipner.U Shi rldan. Itcturninir to his home In Mas.achu ett!, Mr. Cbllds apaln resumed his old position as bookkeeper and served as sueli until 1S73, when he was made private fporetRry to the late President John Greg ory fcmlth of the Central ermont rail road, and removed to St. Albans. He dlsc.harKod tho responsibilities of this ritlloo with Kreat credit until ISO! when, shortly after tho death of his chief, ho her'.me e liter of the Mi si-ence-. In this 1 mer i.ipai-Hy ?.ir Child's work won lor him a very conspicuous paction amons the editorial writers of this part of New KriKland and his editorials wero widely quoted. In May, IS!)?, he received the ap pointment of postmaster of St. Albans and in the year followlnt? resigned the editorship of the Mossenr.'e'- in order to devoto ilia entiro time to the now duties. He was runppolnted In 100L', l!nf, nnd 1010. Mr. Chllds was an ardent republican and a faithful worker in the party or-fjimlj-atlon. I In was for many years the Vermont member of tho republican national committee and was a delu- ;ate-at-larKo to the republican nation al convention of lSHfi. He represented St. Albans in Hip Legislature of lvjo and was a member of the special ses sion called In I 'OS to vote appropria tions for the Vermont troops in tho war with Spain Of Kraceful speech and pleasing personality as a public speaker, ho wai In Ki-eat demand for campalrrn (.nil other addresses, and on the occasion of the pIlRrlmaire of Ver mont i epiihlleaiis to the late Presi dent MeKitiley's homo In Canton. Ohio, prior to his election In 3. SOU, Mr. Chllils, ns president of tho State i:e- publlcnn Li actio, delivered an effec tive speech which was Ions remem bered. Ilo was a prominent member of tho flrand Army of the Republic and was at ono tlnif! department commander of the i.rder. ufter having rerved for yoars in nrleus minor positions. Ho was made colonel and aido-dc-Pamp nnd chief of the staff by the Into Oov- ernr r Itoswnll Farnham, and served for a tlmo as u1k. advocate-ireneral of Vermont Hp was a presidential elector In 1SS4. Mr. Childs married Lucy Fdla Ilyrnos, n daughter of tho late William Hymen. president of tho Franklin Insurnneo company of Iioston. September 10. 1 SOfl. nnd is survived hy bis wlfo and four children, Arthur Francis Cbllds of St Albans, Mrs. I'ercy Scott Wood of Manila, Philippine Islands, Mrs. John P. Taylor of HuiUntrton and Har old P.ivld Cbllds of Chieufrn. VETERANS HONOR G. T. GHILDS I'lirm UHPiirl (o llic tirnvo YVliPrp Cnru rii'lc'N ilciiuiliiH Are l.niil In Urn.' liciK-llIb do 1'liiK. St. A limns. May 5. LyliiR poacefully bonoatb tho folds of tho lias for wbb'b ho foiiKlit In 'ill uml wearing upon llio 1, roast Iho omblom of the Ciiand Army of the liepubllc. tlio mor tal remains of (Jcnruo T. Clillds worn laid to rest this afternoon, llin cum rades from A. It. llulburt Post formed an oscort of honor from tho vetornu'n homo on 'HIkIi stieet to tho South Main Street cemetery, marchlnr, clnnntlessly but at times wit h falter Ini; steini. Nineteen emploven of tho postofflcn also honored tholr chief by idmlbirly followlni; IiIh body to tlio ijravo. Friends of thn colonel from evpry walk In life united In tho llnnl trlhuto nnd tbo bouse could not hold all those anxious to pay their last rosppcts to a loyal friend und citizen. Muny stood upon Hip lawn and listened with rev erent attention while thu words of tbo funeral service, road by the Key. W. Pnrlcyn Jackson, enme to thorn throiiKh open doors nnd windows, As llin easliot was bnrno from the homo by Major K n. Wood, Assistant PostluiiHtor M. 11. O'Heaie, Dr. T. It WailKh, Frank L Orecne, John A Strnnahnn and Michael Maulff, th votoranu with bared boad.'i lined tbo j walls n ,.,lllpr F,io flo, too, they iMood ii8 Mrs. Child.", accompanied by .hrou of her children. Arthur v. i,ihkih "f this city Mr" .'"hti Tiiylnr of UtirlliiKton and 1lr''l !)- 0,111,13 of CliicnBo, descended i'ip tpin. Amltl the Hgral iii'utes, wpro two sot pieces of e.v pptlonal beauty, a broken pillar from tl.r clerks, city ami rural letter carrier a"'1 nn elaborate ileslcn from the cupt""1" nrflce force. AmoriK thiisi nt the forvl':pn from nway were: lir. f M I'prrln of ICbfpx Junction, lonunsndor of be ormont domrtmcnt of the n A. II.; former nopartmeut foniiiK'tidor '. K. Hpncb, Capt. c. ii, winiani", I'ootmaitcr H. J. Uorby, POJtor J. I soathwlck, Mrs. K R Taylor and J. It T.ivlor, all of Ilur- HfiRtnn: Termor MeiitPtmnl-nnvprnor N. W. FIdI; nf tb- ' '' Motte and . J). Ktev.-nrt of Falir-is MANAGER JONES PROMOTED ( pnJrnl Vermont Ullielal Jlmle Y lcp- I'rrMldeul of Soiillu'rn Xrw lliiulnml. St. Allinns, Mny -1'renldont B II I'ltr.luiRb of the Central Vermont Hallway company in" lrsued n circular aniinuiiolnrr tlio uppolnlnient of (!. C Jpiics, Keneral innnairer of the Cen tral eriiirnit, ar i I' P-prcsldcnt In clmrito of o mstrioi i"n and operation of tho Southern n.-w HiiKland rnllwny with offlep in Hie cr'o-vpiior hulhllnp;, ProMilin-.' Ii l, firecttvp April "0 BODY FliOM THE TITANIC ARRIVES IN BENNINGTON Henr.lntOT-,, Miw - Tile rcnrilns of Charles C. .loncs, r-inetlntPndent of tho James C. Cnb-nto fi.i'c, who lost bis I'fe In the Tltnnl disaster, nrrlvcil hero thlo PM nliifj f' oni llallfnv. Fun oral services will 'e held Saturday nftornoon nt the s ip -i-lntondent'n Into home on the ertntr it two o'clock and r.t 2:30 In tno Old K'rst Cliurcli at Old Pennington, lloth services will lie 111 ihni'fro of Taft coiiin.nndery, K. T and the ccunmltmer.t Ir tho "omotjiy at f'ld HennliiHton will be by Mount An thony Lo.Iro, F. f A M. AOF.D WOMAN SFFS AL'TOIST Hutlnud. May Vis. Lois M. Sherman of this city, an iiao'l .oni,in, has attach ed tho property of ibnry 13. Seward, a local Kroror, for $..'.." .is tho lesult of a Milt brounlit In Itullan.l county court nualnst Mr. Seward on the (.-round that slie was furiously inured when knocked down by l-.ls aiitom,,' lie Oetobcr il. 1011. DAVnNPOIlT, CAHTOONIST, D1-3A1). S'ew Y'ot-U. May . Hoiiht Davenport, the cartoonist, died 1 -diy In this city of rneumnula. Mr. Iinenport had been rorklm? on the 11, nst newspapers In this city lie was II ens old Iiecf prices at Clilcnrfo are the high est in years, and in my Jenlers predict that all records will shortly bo broken, 'flip packers declare thai th?y are paying tho farmers the highest prlcen In 20 years. The retail butcher Is blaming the whop saler, the whole saler Hie pinker, the packer tho farm er, the farmer the high prlco of corn: .ml the pit blames the clearness of onrn on the weatln r man Salute of 19 Guns and Parade of Infantry at Pittsburgh Barracks. Plattsburgj, N. Y.. May 3. Military honors woiu paid to the. delegation of (lis tingulhhed Fienchmen who vIMted Plntts luigh to-day after ceiemonles at Ticon deioga and Crown Point In connection with the pre.-entatlon of Hodln's bust "La France." I'pon their arrival by special train from Port Henry nt live o'clock, the visitors found nn enormous ai-semblngo at the railway station. Tho party was escorted to tbo parade ground of the Plattsburnh barracks, where the twelve companies of the nth Vnlted States infantry weie re lewcd A salute of 10 guns were fired In honor of tin- French ambassador. The visitors left for Canada this even ing, expressing themselves enthusiastical ly In appreciation of thn festivities ar ranged In their honor In this country. Ambassador Jiissernnd was tho guest of honor at a dinner to-night given by tho tercentenary commission. HXKUCISES AT CROWN POINT Crown Point, N. Y'., May 3. The llnal ceremony in connection with the presen tation of the bronze bust of "Ijn, Franco" by tho I'Veuch jwoplo to tho cltlrens of tho United .States waa fullillcd hare to day. Delegates of the Y'crmont and New Y'ork Champlaln tercentenary commission waited In tho morning at Tort Tlcon- deronn near the hend of Lako Champlaln for tho arrival from New Y'ork of the dl.i tiiigulahed l-'iinch delegation, guindl.ins of the sculpturo which eventually will bo placed In position at the foot of tho Champlaln memorial lighthouse now un der construction here. Following the ceremony of presentation tho chief ftiiture of which was an address by (iabriel H.itioUux, the held of thu French delegation, this ultcrnoon. the i uln. of Vurt St. Frederic and Fort Am ncrst, which nro now included In the State park known as tho Crown Point letcrvatlon wira vlslled. Tim exorcises wero presided over by Senator Knnpp, and Governor Moad of Y'ermont and Acting Oovirn or Conwny of Now Y'ork delivered addresses. (labriol Hnnotaiix. the French historian, delivered the prin cipal address of tho day, and said In pari: "The Status of Vermont ami New Y'ork raise this monument, torch bonier to tho glory of one of tho first Kuropoiins who saw their terltorlus and who foresaw their futuris pros polity. A French delegation has como to tli.inU tbo constructors of this niagnlflcnnt monument nnd to soal upon Its base, as a sign of gratitude, nn Imago of France. "This work of one of our greatest rrulptors, Hodln. Is of modest slzo but It certainly expresses woll what wo have wished to say; it will boar tes timony among you of Hip quality of French taste; It will depict lu you Franca such as wc, Fienchmen, con cplvo It, such as wo love it. See this couiifiuinco, smiling nnd at tho Hiime tlmo grave, these delicate und pure features, these full cheeks Indicating health, t.Vji firi loolt expressing reso lutloii and sincerity It Is Franco us alia wishes lo bo unci au she Is-" mm honors FOR DELEGATION PANIC GRIPS THE FLOOD TERRITORY Waters of the Lower Mississippi Will Not Subside for Two Months. WEAK SPOTS IN HUGE LEVEE Its Breaking Will Spell Ruin for Finest Sugar and Rice Plan-tr-liono in Southern Louisiana. New Orleans, Mnj 3. Panliky con clltltms prevailed to-Jny throughout the Hood threatened territory along the Mississippi river from tno Ited river and Hnyciii des Glnlso south to tho gulf nnd In tho territory nlieady strlcken conditions grow worse The river continued to rise rapl lly at all points south of tbo Hod rlwr and nil day telegraph and telephone wires throughout thn vast section west of tlio Mississippi river from tho He.l river and Itnyou dps Olalse to the gulf woio oiirdencJ with messages from tho village warning the people to mnke preparations for any emergency. A llnsh went out from the town of Morgunza shortly after noon saying that tho big Morganza levoe had broken. This bit nf iijivs, which lator proved untrue, or, perhaps only pro mr.ture, was In every hnnilct south of Morganzii. within n few mlnutps. The people wero pnnic stricken in that en tire territory. The breaking of the Morganza levee, 4f foot In height and one of tile largest river protection dikes In tho world, would spell utter ruin to hundreds of the finest susar and rlco plantations In southern Lou isiana, would put bun lreds of big sawmills out of commission nnd In undate moro than 7." towns and small cities In olght or nine pnrlshes. KNOHMOL'S LF.VF.F. MAY HOLD. This enormous loveo was still hold ing to-night and It may contlnuo to bold but therj arc weak spots In It and It may go out 'it any tlmo. A telephone message to-night from Illghlnnd, just south of the big levoe, stated there was a largo force work ing constantly on the dyke. On the oast side of tho rlvor, 20 miles north of Haton Hougp, tho pro tection leeo at P-ayou Sara went out and to-night the town Is under from olght to 15 feot of water. Several houses wore swnpt away but there was no loss of life. Back of the town a line of hills forced tho flood waters to return to tho Mississippi without doing damage excopt to the town. At ISaton Hougo a hard fight is be ing waged to-night to hold the front leee The Grand Hay loveo above New Ilonds, Is in bad condition and further clown are dozens of weak points. Considerable alarm Is felt for the pooplo around Melville, In tho Atchaflaya dis trict, which Is threatened by flood waters from every sldp. The people were hur r.idly moved out of tho town this after noon. The latest news received from there to-night stated there was slight prospect of not being able to save all of those In tho territory south of Melville. PHOHLF.M OF HKFCGl-iES. Tho last train on tile Texas & Pacific railroads east of Melville was operated this afternoon and took out several hun dred refugees. Within another day It la doubtful If there will be tiny railroad operating in that section. The question of housing nnd feeding refugees Is becoming more serious. It Is estimated that the flooded territory In this State nnd In Mississippi, where approximately llS.Wrt peoplo already aro homeless, will be covered by tho waters for two months. Kalns continue, little sunshine has greeted the people for weeks und no one can foretell whut will bo tho final extent of the disaster. POINTED PARAGRAPHS. No, Cordelia, not all people who pose aro models. When some people air their knowledge they not air tt. It Isn't always the forward child that cornea out ahenl. Tho world doesn't love a lovor whoss specialty Ik self-love. The ielf-mado man usually tries monopolize the spotlight. to A man Is soldom so level-headed thnt he can't get a hat to ftl him. Homo men nro po atlngy they won't oven tell a Joke at their own expense. Fpw peoplo havo will power enough to 6top talking when they have said enough It's far easier for a woman to get her fortune told than It U for 11 man to mako his, When It comes to the truth, even a rtriisglst is unnblo to supply anything "Just as good." Tho only way a man can convince his wlfo that her opinion Is wrong Is to agree with her. A woman ulways want.s to dictate the way hor husband shall part his hair. even when ho has to do It with it towel Chicago News. Cbas. S. Hammond, 41 Illossom St., Lowell, Mass., had to give up his litis) ness on account of severo kidney troublo nnd dropsy, lln suffered Intensely nnrt It was only after uslnft Foley Kidney Fills ho began to lmproVn, "They eased Ihe pain nt once, the swelling went down, mv appetite returned and thanks to Foley Kidney Pills I am entirely over this long standing trouble." j, v O'Sulhvnn, 21 Church Street. AN RXCRPTION. "Always mind your own lnudnesa, said the Sane. "It doesn't pay to get mixed up lu other people's quarrels." "Oh, I don't know," replied tho younf man. "I'm a lawyer." Clnrtawd -qulrer. The best prize is a promaDie crop unm bub bi Bma bi ia ai 111 m m M in the raisinc of profitable crops, is the reasonable use nf !l lhe rieht kind of fertilizers, and proper nourishment, nut to improve the nature ol the soil as well You are sure of such crops by u.sine; Swift's Animal Fertilizers properly applied, llcing rich inorganic matter Hone, lllood, Meat, with high graoV: potash, they supply essential plant food in available forms. READ THIU EVIDENCE . . . . " I started last sprint; to raw a onion icason for e.m, I hmcMril 340 ini .tic-Is on ctable drcsilnj; and one-hall Ion ol your rood crop, yielding 11 uuuiei irnm cigot Ferui Uer lhe Lest l.tVLr used. A. andfrson, i.ii;cviiie, ,11am " I used five tons of your Swift Potato A crop r ifxo busln-Is ol nice ioiaiocs, ana naiuiai.y i din wcu lutdscu nun ui tesulu." G. K. Linnull, Stcttoii, Malm. Swift's Iiowoll Animal Fortilizors are made for all soils and all crops. Our formulas at e based on fifteen years' practical experience with New England needs and conditions. Sec our local agent, or write u-. direct for our Valuable Crop Handbook. SWIFT'S LOWELL FERTILIZER CO., 40 NO&Ks5.TREET (FOR SALE BY (See Below) 8 rr IQAWAI L. II. Cnrpriitor. rolcliPstor. A. V. Manor, East Charlotte li. h Fuller. Williston. AV. Al. Sponr, Charlotto. W. W. Irish, Shelbuiiio. A. .1. Thompson, .Milton. E. V. I'OST, neneral Ac'-'iit. Ksex .Tunetion. IN SOUTH Mil, i T II T I HI! M 0 151 Ml Writer Tells of Black Treachery Which Jostles Faithful Friend ship Marriiagc Customs. Few regions of the earth are ns little known to Luropcans and Americans as Southern Arabia, which is described in a volume entitled "The Land of L'z." , written by Abdullah Mnnsur (G. Wyman Hury), and published by Maemlllnn & company. j "I choose this opportunity," says tho explorer nnd surveyor, "of making pub- I lie some 10 years Intimate expeilencesi of a people whose country will ever ex- erclse a great fascination for me as the gateway of nn unknown land. There one may step straight from this modern ngejt1 lMrn ,n a tl..lJe from tho fc.male re- of bustle and chicanery Into an era nt elemental conditions; where faithful friendship Is jostled by blackest trench pry, and the crude facts of a seml-bar-barlc life are enoounur-id nt every turn; while the glamour of nn early civiliza tion and a mighty creed gives one the impression of hnvlng stepped back in the p.mos of history to mediaeval tln'es. This Illusion Is further enhanced b an cestral castles and a working feudal system." Job, you remember, lived In thn "Land of 1'Z." LOW MORAL STANDARD. There Is It Is averred, honor among thieves, nnd no doubt tills virtue char - acterizos the members of the ancient craft in varying degree. If so. the tribes of the first maritime, mini., fnnr the list, their moral standard being mat Iced by so small a quantity ns to be barely apprivlnblo a mere trace, in fact, for they are the scourge of tho low lands and Hie pntuihs of the Letter or ganized rnces further north. 'Trcncherous, dishonest and covetous, yet without the pluck nnd cohesion for open raids driven homo by force of arms, they waylay and murder the defenseless traveler, nnd betray the guest whom they have undertaken to protect. They sti al cattle and other stock by night onlv preferring sperdy beasts such as saddle. camels; ponies they avoid, lacking the px- pert horsemanship of tho Desert raiders nnd dreading their noisy movements, for they rely on stealth nnd cunning of de sign rnllicr than clash and boldness of execution. "To glvo them their clu.. however, thpv aro stubborn fighters vrtwj tho day is goin? ngnlnst them fighting desperately and with Judgment when cornered, quick to press home any temporary ad vantage, CONCERNING THANSIT. concerning transit dues, Mr. writes: Hury "Every chief In South Arabia levies them If ho can, and would sooner make JI" In this way than .V by legitimate toil or trade. Think of the delightful uncertainty of It, and the dellrous rapture of fullilment. Y'ou nro being dunned by somo enterprising local trader for that money advanced on last year's crop, which the locusts uto beforo It camo to anything, your wives nro bothoring you for new shawls and silver ornaments, 'llkn other people,' and perhaps you eon templatlvo building ns well. Tho outlook Is very gloomy, and as you stand cm tho summit of your tower gazing absently down tho valley, you wonder why Allah ever made the world, or locusts, or women, or (ns your mood gets blacker) even yourself. "And then tho head nf a big caravan comes In sight and tho sun of prosperlt.i shines through the gray tuHts of doubt Y'ou lire two signal shots to call your dan to arms in c.iso they light, and tell your women folk to prepare coffee and light refreshments In caso they don't, nnd proceed according to Immemorial cus tom. "First, there Is your recognized nnd official tax on every load (It Isn't the thing to tax 'empty' camels). Then, It thero are tiny loads of special value you work tho ad valorem scale on your own estimate, which your victims (I monn client) will accept sooner thnn open tholr loads and expose their contents to the ranunl pilferer. Of rours-e, they must tnko an oscort from you, and these have got to be paid and feci. Lustily, you invite tho leading merchants of tho ven ture to tnko refreshments under your humble roof, and If by a Judicial blend of tact nnd ferocity you do not manago to extort a 'loan' beforo they leave, you ate not half a hlllHinmi. SOUTH AHAHIAN MAKIMAGBS, "Fouth Arabian marriages." Mr. Hiuy aays. "are seldom mnrred by disgrace fully sordid huckstering between tbo par ents or the contractlm; parties, but aro ns LOWELL ANIMAL LJttt.I7,F.1?.5 A VERY NECESSARY FACTOR II not only to stimulate plant rrrowth HI . . . .. " ua trnp, and nfttUVtamllr,e tlif dryest one -liall acre. I used a lair amount c( l'ntito Phosphate alio my rotat lotatocs weie a inns on wi m " ittQcr your Grower last season nn 5I artes, and Rot often ns not genulno love 'i ticio is no complete segreg ' md young people have plent r it y lo .ee each other. fn the defert, where t'lor convenient towers of lrr"--(.onrv, nn Impetuous w oi r fdenally swoop ,,-.- .'hit ' party, nnd cirrv , .T t'-e , ir, ,,- ' fetlon 'it tin- 'i ' " 'ip .n j j method is rip n i t ,-t'ir . u I cannot rei-omm- :.d It 1' hi- ' .. i e at night, and n' I'e , Tt fr rn n a nf a funpral Ip -ii !' t we -takes m.iy ore .r -r s., i , n ' v lora'.' Miirquam i , i -i 'ng ' the southern Jarri ,r,' r i Hi j-ing of a youth w'n I- ' -'in md j onlv found mil ' ' u ,n ifer i x'laklt-g off tin n- ,- iiMtints of be Incen'-ed ',1 i ll 1 'lifted' Inc. aged fenvi'p n-t, ad of n.s I ' o irt's desire T' ', t ',.m tlvo : milch camels t-i ' - Uli the chap- i run throw n " "MnnoR.ini" ! r country Arib tin- -. Amerlcnn.i! iPi'ose, - rr.Ti among up , iny Luropeans and for polygamy Is heavily penfllzed by the conditions of maintenance enjoined In the Koran." Tim DANCING GIHLS. c N;uUch, .,Arahlan ,,am:! are rather , ard ntl , , , .,..,., lr, t naVB ottpn had Unions of .somo wild Askarl, aga'rn ti h i.;ass, 'g.nkhng about tho country and n better than they should be,' but g.rls sa 1 have to trek on loot from town to tow , to perform a violently gymnastic danco In relays for hours at a stretch have n"t much time or Inclination for mlsrjuef Ad I have against Hit m is th' I- a,ipull.i.g cheek and the startling cand r of tno r speeii, tor when encounti 1 -J cn ' ' march they a, -tost you or ntr- man w 3 isn't a decrepit patriarch with 1 maiKs that would make .1 re, "table r 'n s i , and bring binges thio-jjh tn--. 'r t tan.' nor Is th' situation rendi- . si emViarr.i.-sliig 1a ' rr -trained, c -r . 1 ' mirth of your boil -11 irM Mill tnn 1 1 hardy. fearless , .1 - 1 1 . ic-pp, 1 I "t a dlstiim-p- f"i- if rn ' tter tbar t .-'iould be. they hip not as bad as t nilRM pp. fine chapter of ti e v 'Tumo s dp-. 1 o tribal ndmlnistrit."" The supreme heal ,f a tribal cri-ff' - ation Is ine Sultar '!, i never .1 tr man himself, but on, ,f an n i- 'i totracy Import' d . ' - renlor ate chiefs, or Is -i s '-, "t puc. 1 ruling house whose fn d. r em'.tir . ' 1 mall follnwiii.' Th s 1 is be. - . clous of a tllbo to wh. 1 others , " wi lded. The powc - wh 1,1, d by t r ij pe iiuiuiiiio v, .'in,. ... . j Inaugurated bouip. w'l h hold'- ' Hon on sufferance 'nr Arabs ! v in the hereditary pr tv ia' as roc ml- met, and horses. "F.nrh tribe manic-"' e ! own nff drr the rule of nn Ah ' iw -e mn.i v ' '-c always a meniher ,f ti si-r.tor 1 .1 i. the leading f'il'li l-'"n ai..kav nKinn. The word "Aleu' ' 'he K.-.v'iv n guagp means "othi i tes " nnd such they are. 1 their ' 1 " and modes of life dlffe '1-11. 1' .- 1 t as to warrant their ! .n-' i'1 1 ' people." There were t .-, f -n ' S them whose birthplace w.is 1'. .'.i"- 1 ' be Kamchatka, In Asia, and it N c ' certain that thee peoplo .ime inn northern Asia. Their nppp.ir.in.o ' mire of tbo Mongolian, and in artiM c v 1 they have much the same skill nnd crafts manship as the Japanese The Aleut Is superior to the native in '.-. He is cleaner of habit than the Eskimo ami more wi I ing to work. The trl' 's ancient dwei lngs. now long xrown ,o: v.llli gia-s, leprei-ciiUng the age "f -ton. imi em. nts when excavated wei found t " be r-1,3 roomy bouses mad-- of sod, built n'mn tlio ground, and us'i.'U , '. 111010 ' .r room. Whalebone w - oft. n - - 1 t lurts of the framework. Tho ometen' of the community was not in a mmnn burial grouiil. but In a room of t'v ' especially constructed for that in:rroe Tho corpses wi re biiiicd In n "t Pg position. Certain caves were u.ji 1 i'o ns a place to bury tho dead, b .t nw'ng to the occurence of skulls with fri t ir, i In them It Is presumably the wnrrc -s who died away from home, who were n surlod. A few hud the distinction of being stuffed with moss nnd made Into mummies nd placed lu cavev. These customs hnvo long since changed, owing to tho efforts of tho Russian priests; nnd now few thwo re Hint enn offer 1111 explanation for thn strange burled rooms, the cave burials and the moss-stuffed mummies. Tho Christian Herald. It. W. D.infoith, Iffi No. jmln St. Con cord, Hied many remedies for kidney, but they did not euro him. Then ho fsw an advertisement of Foley Kidney Pills and began taking them. "In a short time I commenced to get bcttPr. tho pnim lpft my I nek. the action of tho kldneyu was free nnd natural nnd Hip scalding pensation ceased. 1 gladly recommend Foley Kidney Pills." J. W. O'SuIllvan. 21 Church Street. Write your "Situation Wanted" Ad In a way that will Impress your ability up on tbo employer who wonts to utlllzo that ability, nnd who will bo gUd, In deed, to pay for It. There are aucb em ployers manv nf them.