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Mi BUTCHERS FAMILY KILLS HIS WIFE, TWO CHILDEN AND HIMSELF. Ohio Plumber, With an Ax, Wounds Three Other Children Before Ending His Life. Youngstown, Ohio Grant C. Rick ert, a plumber, killed his wife and two children, wounded three other children and then killed himself at his home in Chalmers street. The dead are: Grant C. Rickert, 53 years old; Mrs. Celia Rickert, 50; Pearl Rickert, 8, and Raymond Rick ert, The wounded are Charlotte Rickert, 8; Helen Rickert, 15, and Edwin Rick ert. Rickert had been despondent and threatened to end hi life and "take his family with hira." At 2 a. m., Ed win Rickert heard two shots. He leaped from bed and met his father Koinj; upstairs with a revolver and an ax. The man had just killed his wife. He swung the ax, hitting the boy a glancing blow on the head. The crazed man dashed Into a bedroom and found Pearl and Raymond asleep. He crushed their heads with the ax. Then he entered another bedroom and found Charlotte and Helen asleep and beat their heads with the ax. Failing to find Edwin he turned his gun on himself and blew out his brains. Charlotte and Helen probably will die. Edwin likely will recover. Rickert's eyesight had been failing recently and he feared blindness. He also declared there was no hope of lifting a mortgage on his home. "BOSS" COX WINS APPEAL Ohio Supreme Court Denies Motion of Prosecutor Hunt to Oust Trial Judge. Columbus, Ohi George B. Cox won his case In the supreme court." That court handed down a decision in which it refused to grant the mo tion of Prosecutor Henry B. Hunt for leave to file a writ in quo warranto to oust Judge Charles J. Hunt of the Hamilton county common pleas court and also to oust Judge William L. Dickson from trying the Cox case un der assignment of Judge Hunt. HINES MAY BE INDICTED State's Attorney Edmund Burke Thinks Testimony of Michigan Witness Will Prove Perjury. Springfield. 111. State's Attorney Edmund Burke staled that he will sek to indict Edward Hines of Chi cago, lumber merchaut, who is said to have collected the $100,000 Lorimer "slush fund." on a charge of perjury. The announcement came following the advice from Shelby B. Jones and Rush Culver of Marquette, Mich., that they are willing to appear before a Sangamon county grand jury and testi fy to what Hines is said to have told them about the fund. EDWARD A. MOSELEY DEAD Secretary of Interstate Commerce Commission Passes Away After Long Illness. Washington, D. C. Edwarde S. Moseley, secretary of the interstate commerce commission, died here. He had been ill for the past eight months, suffering from a complication of dis eases. He was born in Newbury Bridge, Mass., in 1S46. He has been connect ed with the commission for the past 24 years. Exterminates Family. Youngstown, O. Fearful that ap proaching blindness would make it im possible for him to support his fam ily. Grant C. Rickert, a plumber, took an ax and kiled his wife and two children, fatally injured two .other children and maimed a fifth. Three Schoolboys Drowned. Boston. Mass. George Fleet, 17 years old; Mark Robinson, 20, and Earl Bray, 18, all schoolboys, were drowned in Lay en harbor when their sailing dory capsized off Dred ledge. Two Birdmen Hurt in Fall. MineoJa. L. I. William Hilliard, an aviator, and Leo Stevens, an aeronaut, were injured when a biplane in which they were flying from Mineola, bound for Montauk Point, fell more than 100 feet Dr. Gage Hurt In Runaway.- Evansville. Ind. Dr. Loren Gage of Grand View, Ind., former state repre sentative from Spencer countv and a leading Republican of the First dis trict, was thrown from a buggy in a runaway and seriously injured. Wilson's Successor Not Named. Princeton, N. J. The board of trus tees of Princeton university, at its regular meeting here, did not elect a president to succeed Wood row Wil son, who resigned last fall when he ran for governor. Larcost Ycefct Launched. New York. nr liancllaj access plished without mishap, iijt work of coFletl23 : CotxzsoCare Hitert , c TcJ's Ktf IX t fcrrcct t:crrrro tzlh Irj erxa xrtt la Acer lea, wczt STANDING OF THE CLUBS. American Leaque. Club Won. Ist. Detroit " 0 New York 4 1 Washington 3 2 Chicago 3 3 Boston - 3 Creveland 2 i St. Loui 5 Philadelphia 1 4 Pet 1 .on" . soft .;' .".no . 4'm .r.;z .200 National Leaque. Won. Lost. 1 -J 1 Clubs Philadelphia St. Iyuis . New York Chteaico ... Cincinnati Pittsburg . Brooklyn .. Boston .... Pet. .sr." -. 6fi7 r.oo .4' 0 .2:o 3 - TB STOP DIRE DR. HOLMES URGES PRECAUTION TO SAFEGUARD MEN. Head of Government Bureau 'Outlines Measures to Avoid Repetition of Cherry Disaster. Washington, D. C. Outlining some measures designed for prevent ing a repetition of mine accidents, such as recently occurred at Banner, Ala., and Throop, Pa., with their ac companying toll of human life. Dr. Joseph A. Holmes, who has just re turned from investigating both acci dents, urged that "no miner or oper ator should feel satisfied until every precaution known to the industry has been' taken." Dr. Holmes is head of the bureau of mines. He said mine fires such as those at Cherry, 111., in November, 1909, with its 262 lives lost, and at the Pancoast colliery at Tbroop. which cost 73 lives, could easily be extinguished if promptly attended to. He advised that the stables and en gine room, when underground, should be of fireproof construction. If com bustible materials must be stored in the mines, there should be ample sup ply of fire-fighting apparatus. Dr. Holmes urged the use only those explosives least likely to ignite after gas and dust exploslcns-and the general adoption of electric firing, "to be used at a time when all of the mines are out of the mine." TROOPS TO GUARD CANAL Nation Wants to Be Prepared for an Emergency and Will Send 6,300 to rinama. Washington. D. C. The United States will soon expend approximate ly $2,000,000 in fitting tip officers' quarters and barracks along the Pan ama canal for housing 6.300 troops that the war department will dispatch to protect the canal. This force will be known as the canal guard. While the canal will not be completed until 1915, these troops will be sent down just as soon as the barracks can be constructed. "The administration wants to be prepared for any emergency," is the explanation given by army officers. HETTY GREEN PLANS BANK Richest Woman in the World Will Spend Millions to Better Eco nomic Conditions. New Yorw. Col. Edward H. R Green, son of Hetty Green, the richest woman in the world, hinted strongly that the day is not far off when the wealth of his mother would be used to better economic conditions in all sections of the United States. Incidentally Coloned Green drew a word picture of his mother, which teemed with filial devotion. Among other things, Colonel Green said that a scheme has been outlined for hand ling the Green millions through the agency of a 110,000,000 bank in New York, with branches in Boston, Chi cago, Dallas and San Francisco. Aviator Falls to Death. Paris. France. In a 300-foot fall of his Farman biplane. Capt.' Edward Tarron Of the army engineers was killed instantly. The accident oc curred while Tarran was attempting to fly frori Orleans to Villacoublay. Edward A. Moseley Dead. Washington, D. C Edward A Moseley, secretary of the interstate commerce commission and the origin ator of much labor legislation, died here after a continued illness. He was 65 years old. Gen. Bell's Successor Named. Pine Bluff, Ark. Commander Thos. j S. Green, of J. Ed. Murray camp, ) United Confederate Veterans, will suc ceed Brig. Gen. John S. Bell as the head of the second brigade, Arkansas division. United Confederate Veterana Minister to Denmark Honored. - South Bend. Ind. Dr. Maurice Franeia Egan. United States minister to Denmark, was presented the Lae tare medal by the University of Notre Dame. The medal was awarded to him a year ago. Prisoner Refuses Pardon. y. Galveston, ; Texas - Paul Graynor, 37 years "old. serving a 40-year term for murder, has refused a pardon, be lieving he can do more good inside than outside the prison by teaching the prisoners stenography. Crewe ry Workers' ttrike Settled. Ix Alleles, California. The ttrtta ct IS4, brewery workers. first called in Xy, 1910, and which had can tie clrect or Indirect cause of cria lsr CUtartance la tilt CBLlTiffiTS Ff.ll ' TO HEED era ACTS OF MEXICAN FEDERALS AND REBELS MAY INVOLVE U. S. GOVERNMENT. CITIZENS ARE IMPERILED Congress Must Decide If Situation la Grave Enough to Warrant Inter, vention An Early Diaz Re ply Is Asked. Washington, D. C. The Mexican rebellion seems to have reached a crisis where congress will r have to back up President Taft if the warning which has been ignored by the com batants is to be enforced. The presi dent has not said so, but he and his advisers have virtually exhausted their resources at least their powers in handling the situation. It ha3 been made plain that the president will not order a soldier across the border un less directed to do so by congress. The provocation for ordering the troops across in order to protect Am erican lives and property seems suffi cient. The senate, however, has ad journed until Thursday. Situation Is Acute. ' The most acute situation .which has yet arisen resulted from the battle at Agua Prieta between Mexican troops. Official reports say seven Americans were wounded in Douglas, Ariz., while there was a hail of Mexican bullets in the town, striking schoolhouses and residences and causing people to flee from their homes for safety. President Taft replied to a message from Governor Sloan of Arizona ask ing protection for the citizens of Doug las from the fire of the federal and ia surectos that he was loth to endanger Americans in Mexico by taking such a radical step as sending United States troops across the border to pre vent further fighting. The United States government now finds itself in this position: It has served notice upon Mexico that the occurences of April 13 at Douglas, in which two Americans lost their lives and eleven were wounded, must not be repeated. The Mexican government has not yet replied to these forceful representations, and in the meantime American lives on Am erican soil have again been jeopard ized by the firing of Mexican rifles. SUNDAY AT JOSS' FUNERAL Baseball Evangelist Preaches Funeral Sermon of Noted Player and Sport Editor at Toledo. Toledo, O. Alarge number of Free Masons and baseball players were present at the funeral of Adrian C. ("Addie") Joss, in the Masonic temple here. r ' The funeral sermon was preached by "Billy Sunday. The funeral ser- -vice, was held - undr the aaspicos otVl the Masonic orders. Ancient and Ac cepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Toledo and Toledo Commandery, Knights Templar. Burial was in Woodlawn cemetery, all Knights Templar, with hundreds of friends fiom cities in which Joss played bail, accompanying the body to the burial place. The Cleveland team, consisting of 23 members, came from Detroit to attend the funeral RATE CONSPIRACY CHARGE Business Associations File Charges Against Thirty Railroads With Commerce Commission. New York, N. Y. The board of trade, the Produce exchange, the Merchants' Association of New York City and the Chamber of Commerce of New York state filed a complaint with the interstate commerce commis sion charging 30 of the country's larg est railroads with a conspiracy to di vert business to rival cities by exor bitant rates. Wholesale violations of the inter state commerce law are alleged and sweeping reductions are demanded in rates to New York from every ship ping point in the country. New York Fire Chief Resigns. New York. Edward. F. Croker. chief of the New York fire department, and the best known fireman in the world, has resigned. Croker intends to de vote the remainder of his life to a cru sade for fire prevntion. Taft Will Visit Troops. Austin, Tex. A letter to Governor from President Taft announces he will visit the military camps at San Anto nio and Galveston immediately after congress adjourns. Requisition for Banker. Oklahoma City, Okla. Gov. Cruco granted a requisition for the return to Indiana of Hugh A. Burrell. formerly president of the People's State bank of Brownston, Ind., to answer a charge of forgery. Banker Released on Parole. Leavenworth, Kas. Carl M. Spen cer, assistant cashier of a bank in Des Moines, la., (was released cn parole from the federal prison here. Spencer was convicted of misuse of the bank money. New York Telephone Merger OfT Syracuse, N. Y. The proposed deal between the Bell Telephone company and the Independent companies for the sale of the latter companies to the Bell interests has fallen through, the Bell company announces. ' Demurrer Filed by Eddy Counsel. Concord, N. H. CoMnsel for the ex ecutors of the late Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy filed a demurrer in the United States circuit court to the bill of con tost filed there. It is similar to the county court demurrer. Former Police Chief Indicted. Muskogee. Oklahoma. Former Chief of Police Charles Kimsey, who resigned recently before his successor was elected, was indicted by the grand jury and the charge of penxit tiag prisoners to escape. Explosion Kilts Pumpman. Ilerria, KUnoU. In a -rs o rjaskm In lline D of the Cliccca ri CarterrSe Coal corarmy. Ton IT KSL nat puzapman. waa UZz 1 XIcNeKl leaves a witw and fcr CJlZrtn, mwL. HfiD TLJfl FfiGIlI BOTH IDENTIFY BOOY OF K'. WHO LED DOUBLE LIFE FIFTY YEARS. Fl RST 7I FE WAS DESERTLC Husband Came to America and Hx: Married Again When Found by" No. 1 -Two Sets cf Children Want Estate. Chicago, 111. Two men who met mti the inquest over Michael Ahem, a fori mer real estate dealer, of Creston. la each claiming to be a eon of the de i man, learned that for 50 years Abel 1 had been the father of two large fat ilies, neither of which knew of tL existence of the other. j At the inquest each of the two men' stepped forward and identified tn body as that of his father and gazed in astonishment at the claims of the other. Ahern. who was 83 rears old. dl I suddenly at a hotel here. He bad fl quently been visited by a man years old, and once by a man of abtwK Qf tfae clrcuiatlon of alr. 40 years. From the story told by Vtt liam Ahern, the older man, who liven here, and by Matthew Ahern of Crel ton, la., the father's story waa learned. William Ahern said his father had left a wife and four small children in Ireland 50 years ago, and had come to. America. The younger man, taking up tht story, said his father had married lr Galesburg, 111., in 186., and seven chU dren had been born, all but one of whom are living in Illinois and Iowad His mother, he said, had been dead for nine years. , The elder man then told of coming to America with his mother, after the four children had become of age and finding the father in Chicago. William Ahern applied for letters of administration to his father's es tate in the interest of himself and a brother, John, living m Seattle. The aged first wife of tfc- dead man Is now in Chicago, ac-oruing to her son, but was too feeble to attend the Inquest. The dead man left property valued at several thousand dollars, and the claims of the children here may be contested by those in Iowa. Many Saloons Must Quit. Des Moines, la. Ilerause of a de cision handed down by the supreme court of Iowa scores of saloons in the state will have to go out cf business. The law in question is the Moon law, which prohibits more than one saloon for each 1,000 inhabitants in each town or city. A 2,000,000 Women Smoke Cigarette f York. Computing from : tt ' ' J ' cigarettes were conti-y, nfacturers in the w . , . . v,!,. - there are' nearly 2,000,000 smokers in this country.. Pullman Pays $550 to Kansas. Topeka, Kan. A six-year controver sy between the state of Kansas and the Pullman Car company was ended when the company paid a $",50 charter fee to the secretary of state. Ouster action had been sustained in the state supreme court. Slays Wife From Ambush. Kansas City, Mo. C. A. Barber, a subcontractor, who was separated from his wife, hid in the basement of the house where his wife was living and when she went to feed the chick ens, shot her three times, killing her. Kills Girl of 14, Then Himself. Brainerd, Minn. After having quar reled with Bertha Jordan, 14 years old, and her brother, IS. with whom he was riding in a buggy, Charles Kunde, 21. shot the girl and killed her and then killed himself. Philippine Orders Cancelled. Washington. D. C. As a result of the Mexican situation the war depart ment cancelled all orders which have been issued for United States troops in this country to be traufferred to the Philippines. 4 Wireless Test on River steamers. Pittsburg, Pa. A test of wireless teJegraphic service, the first to be at-f tempted, it is said, on river steamers! will be made on the big packet steanvf er Queen City, operating between this. city and New Orleans. Delaware Friut Damaged. Delmar. Del. A hoavy frost caused! serious damage to a large part of the! Delaware fruit crop. Cotton Rates Suspended. Washington, D. C. The interstate commerce commission sutpended un-4 til August 15 the proposed advance inJ rail rates on cotton over the Missouri Pacific and the St. Louis, Iron Moun tain & Southern roads. Orderly Nicaraguan Elections. Managua, Nicaragua Elections for a new constituent assembly were held throughout the country, but the Lib erals took no part in them. So far as reports indicate the elections were orderly. V ' To Make Chickens Heavy. New York. John L. Walsh, com missioners of weights and measures, makes the statement that 6ome butch ers In this city place egg-shaped lead weights in the chickens they dress before weighing them. v Furniture Workers Strike. Grand Rapids, Mich. The long-expected strike of the furniture worker of Grand Raylds. which has bees hanj-! ing fire for several weeks and which it involves about 6,000 men, has bee3 officially declared- Root. Lincoln to Retire. Chicago. Robert L. Lincoln. prexV dent of the Pullman company, is aboet ! to retire as head of ther 120,OC3C3 corporation. He will be succeeded John S. Runnells, now Trice-preiilcr ! of the company. Ones Famous Trotter Kilfcrl EprtegSeU, Mass. Maud S- tl 3 cans trotter owned by the late C : U. c:arns. was put to desv sentence belzs specilJ f ; Clzzmr wKL llautfe fl. was X5 ; cU cJ t"T3. , J Itlnta That Will Ce by Women la tke R rating , .a caa. clean white paint wit -i water, oats a little whitln oa rraahcloth and rinsing afterward Claar water. .1 C9oi way of preventing; mat oa ' -e fenders, after ha vine cleaned Ci tarfeht parte with fine emery dots. tJ t rob them well with a piece of r t - :. V clean and restore the elasticity cl cue bottom chairs, turn the chair CZJ with hot water and a cpont sr.rjrato the cane work thoroughly. If tL chair la dirty use soap. After ward set the chair to dry out of doors xi the seat will be taut aa when If yon wish to draw down the blind, ret leave the window open. It la a Kood plan to hare a screw eye in each end of the curtain which can be faav tened to the books at each end of the window silL Unless the wind 1 blowing very strong this will prevent the disagreeable sound of its flapping yet will admit plenty of fresh air. ALT IN THIS ALWAYS FRESH Ingenious "Well" Refrigerator In Which Food Is Placed Below Open Ice Trough. One of the chief drawback of many efrigerators is that, although keep ing Marvtkln- oiuil thr iln'nnt at- Fresh air is one of the surest anti dotes of stateness, and to be satisfac tory the air should be continually re newed, otherwise one article will be come tainted by the flavor of another. The "well" cooler here Illustrated is designed to overcome these draw backs. The well in which the food Is placed is sunk within and below an 1 Air Circulates Continually. !ce-hoIding trough, the entrance of the well being always fully open to the atmosphere and only covered with a wire gauze to keep out flies and for eign substances. In thus arranging the cooling chamber, the air is free to pass in and out, and, before reaching the food. Is cooled by the ice in the surrounding trough. In passing out of the chamber, the air escapes with out affecting the food. Popular Me chanics. Orange Pudding. Squeeze sufficient oranges to give two-thirds of a cupful of Juice and of lemons one-half that amount. Put the fruit Juices with one cupful of water in a saucepan and sweeten to taste. When the mixture boils stir in three tablespoonfuls of cornstarch which V , , ll V. t I , i v, .t v.T . mur sIn QUlcklr the whites of three, eggs Tfa have been beaten to a stiff OM - - V" ' , wieJ hare ready a wetl ' www iwij m . v vt uiuiu. . in it a layer of the pudding, then some slices of orange, and fill up the mold in this way. Serve with a cus tard made of the yolks of the eggs, two tablespoonfuls of sugar, one pint of milk and a little grated orang rind. - Honey Cakes. Four large ones (or five small ones), beaten separately; three cups brown sugar, half pound of walnuts (chopped), one level teaspoon cloves, one level teaspoon cinnamon, two level teaspoons chocolate, grated peel of half a' lemon, two cups of sifted flour, one and a half level teaspoons of baking powder. Though the batter may appear stiff, it is perfect. Put in shallow buttered pan about an inch thick and bake in a slow oven three quarters of an hour. When cool cut in squares or oblong pieces. Always commence cake in a cool oven and heat gradually and steadily. Soft Gingerbread Without EfiS' One-third cup butter, one-half cup sugar, one-half cup molasses (or rook ing syrup), one-hjrif cup sour milk, two cups flour, one-half tablespoon of ground ginger, one-half teaspoon all spice, one-third teaspoon . salt, one teaspoon baking soda dissolved in a little warm water. Mix the sugar, syrup and softened butter together; add the milk, then the flour and spices sifted together, and lastly, the Foda. Bake in a moderate oven 25 or 30 minutes. To Test Oven. To know whether an oven Is of the right heat for pastry a piece of paper should be placed on the shelf on which the pies or cakes are to stand. If the paper turns a light brown in a few minutes the beat Is just about right, but should the paper turn a deep yellow, a confectioner would know that the tern per a tore was right for cakes of a solid description, a pale yellow denoting the correct heat for such pastry as sponge cake and light buns and biscuits. For the Laundress. x If clothes to be .laundered are moist ened and well soaped on the soiled portions, the work of washing Is made much easier, especially if done the evening before. But this requires con siderable time if the soap Is applied from the hard bar. Time can be saved by slicing the soap into a gallon of water, hot or cold, and allowing it to (Blssolre. then dipping the soiled por tions into the liquid and wringing out Berwick Sponge Cake. Beat. beat, beat three eggs, add one and: one-half cups granulated sugar, salt, and b-e-a-t. Add one cup sifted bread flour in which mix one teaspoon of cream of tartar. Beat. Add one fcalf cup cold water in which dissolve cae-half teaspoonful sods. Beat. Add ene more cup of flour. Beat. Flavor. tTike in quick oven in sheet or brea-f Lxf pan. Banana Salad. faaana salad is not cooked, but Is , stlxlng for those who like such a i mixture. Serve plain on lettuce rt covered thickly with mayon " or mix with equal parts of or- sections sprinkled with chopped I r : . Vty t Ttia Cast- Oil. 7 '13 cracked lew in the ) tz.lzz, castor ol the tongua ta C:rs pretexting the dlsaroa rrtzrtj cf tla Ctt L Hew to Maks the Cerwtck Spengt Cake. Lana Famous In New England. The Berwick s pones cake has famous throughout the northern por tions of New England for fully three quarters of a century. The particu lars of Its history are toM la a manu script cookbook now In the posses sion of Miss IsabeUe Gordon of La Grange. IU. According to this au thority. William Brlggs. Injured la a railroad accident, promised not to sue the company provided It would agree to build him a restaudant at North Berwick. Me., sad there stop every train for Ave minutes. This was done as agreed, and in twenty years Brlggs retired, msde rich from the sale of his wonderful sponge cake. The Ber wick sponge cake requires six eggs, three cups of powdered white sugar, four even cups of sifted flour, two tes apoona of cream of tartar, one tea spoon of sods, one cup of cold water and half of a lemon. Beat the eggs two minutes, add the sugar and beat five minutes more; stir the cream of tartar Into two cups of the flour; sdd It to the eggs and sugar and beat for one minute. Dissolve the soda in the water and add It also. Wash the lemon, dry it and add the Juice and the rind, grated. Finally add the two remaining cups of flour, and beat all the ingredients together for one min ute. Put the dough into two deep tins and bake In a moderate oven. SIX-PIECE PIE-CUTTER. A pie-cutting device, which cuts a whole pie Into six pieces at one oper ation, has been designed for the use of hotels and restaurants. It conslstr Six Pieces at one Cut. of a base for the pie to rest upon, and a lever provided with six knives, arranged like the spokes of a wheel. Popular Mechanics. FRENCH CHALK WILL DO IT That Is the Best Thing to Remove Spots Made by Cream or Other Food. A womsn who had a pitcher of cream spilled over a blue crepe dress she was wearing for the first time started to wash off the spots with cold water. "Don't do it," said a friend. "It will ruin your gown. When you get home cover it thickly with French cha!k for three - or four days, brush-L oir, and If any signs of the grease re main put heavy brown paper over It and press with a hot iron." The ad vice removed the cream. One woman carries French chalk for such emergelcies as food spots. A little of the chalk is rubbed In at once, as it removes the spot more quickly when fresh. If gasoline or other cleansing fluid Is used on a material that will "ring," put a heavy white blotter under the spot, or if that is not st hand use a Turkish towel. Rub in a circle until the dampness Is evaporated. Lemon Jelly. Five lemons. Juice of all. and grat rd peel of two. two large cups of sugar, one package of gelatine in two cups of cold water, two glasses of pale sherry, one pint of boiling water. Stir sugar, lemon Juice, peel and soaked gelatine together and leave covered for an hour. Then pour over them the boiling water. Stir until the gelatine is dissolved, strain through a flannel bag without preen ing, add the wine. let all drip un touched through double flannel. Pour Into a wet mold. In cold weather, or If set on Ice, It will be ready for us in six hours. Rhubarb Ginger. Dry the rhubarb thoroughly and cut nto pieces of about one Inch In length. Weigh and turn them Into a deep earthenware Jar or basin, with equal quantity of sugar and a small quantity of whole ginger. Cover the dish over and allow It to stand for three days, then stir It round and run off the syrup Into a saucepan, and boil It down to a third in quantity; add the rhubarb and boil until It Is clear and transparent. Stir aa little s possible. Sauce Maltre D'Hotel. Mix with a fork on a plate a piece of butter the size of an egg with a tab!eepoonfulof finely chopped pars ley and a pinch of salt and pepper. Put the dish on a hot part of the stove for butter to melt slowly, and serve with boiled or broiled fish, broiled steak, white potatoes, etc. For fifth and meat, squeeze a little lemon Juice In the sauce Just before sending it to the table if the acid Is liked. Cafe Au La it. Two cups strongly made coffee, fresh and hot; two cups of boiling milk. Strain the coffee from the boiler into the table coffee pot through thin mus lin. Add the boiling milk and set In a vessel of hot water, a "cosey" or a thick cloth wrapped about it, for Ave minutes. Then it Is ready for use. To Prevent Curtains Sagging. When the lace curtains are ready to oe washed, baste a narrow strip of muslin along each outer edge and let It remain until the washing and dry ing process Is completed, and you will find your curtains are strslght snd do not sag. Sunshine Gems. These are to be mixed In given or der and baked In hot gem pant: One egg. one cup sweet milk, two cups of bread flour In which has been sifted two teaspoons cream tartar and one teaspoon of soda, one-third cup of melted butter. The Bicaos Mistake. Zlaay make the biggest mistake of tair Uvea In trying to deliver to an other a kick that most undoubtedly is core than coming to their own sweet STATE MEWS NOTES WccUy Cdet cf Kswa Itccas Gathered by Our Special Correspondent at Jackson. AN INSTRUCTIVE ADDRESS. Mr. BlackweU Talked Entertainingly About South's Great Staple, Jarkaon. Mr. X. T. Black well, of Dal las, one of the fortmot cotton rix-rta in the country, drlivrred an intrrratiii addrr at the court liouae. Ilia dtirea waa iu part aa follow: "I Udra you aa a cotton farmer and a atnall one at that. Ttirre are nianv tbitiga you ahould know aUntt rot ion that you tlo not know Iwi-auM your in terrat in your ration crtwa you throw it otf at the cotton warehouse." He pled for otl foiiritiin and diver fcificatioit aa the only hope for the con tinufd rowrity of the South. lie called attention to the wte in burning cotton atalka wliuli contain er ton vt Ktah and plioopliate wtiit-b aliouUl Im returned to the mhI. Continuing lie ail the pieHciit j row peri ty and iiMleKndeiice of the South are due more than anything eUe to di versification, which, of i-ourae, haa U'eii at the eeiie of the cotton acreage. It ia a ataggering fact, but a fact never t hclei.it, that a I l.ooo.ooo bule crop at 15 centa r Mumi will bring N25,MK),OOt, while a M,ok).(mm l.itlc crop at 12 cent er iiiid will bring only 7f(,MM(,(HM). Kverv farmer knuwa that it will cot fully hi),ooo,(H'i mote to produce the extra 2,0)0,(M IhIc, which would fur ther reduce the net price received for a l.VXH,)M-bale crop to ec f 7(Mt,OtMi,ono, Not only thi enormoii mini would be lt, but a correMHiilinpr reduction in j.'rniii, itntatocM, teetablca ami other agricultural product mnt give way tor a i:i,ouo,ooo-lale crop, and would there fore be ot entirely. Cottop-plttutera: I'oinler theae tinmen and diversify. lie urged hi hearer to even plow tip cotton and plant tiiina In eat if they had neglected to plant aoine in the ginning. He I lieu went into a lengthy diacua nion of the legitimate American cotton exchange, claiming that the patMe of the Scott bill or aimilar iucaurca would letroy the hedging feature at the pica ent absolutely ucccRMury to carry on the pot cotton liiiucR of the count iy, which would !. roy the American changcM and bull i-pcculat ion in Amer ica while it could never Icdoell teculs tiou iii Kuiope, and that auch legislation would. 1. l"iiettled and completely revolu tionise cotton price lv making I.iver jKtol the ruling cotton market of the w or Id. 2. That by depicting cotton value a corresponding depression would take place in nil Southern Values, especially laud value. a. That it would require ten time the banking capital available at the routh to moe the crop, 4. And finally tiiat it would result in the cent rali.at ion of the cotton traffic of Aim i ,i to the great diadv a lit age of the cotton producer. MAII0N SUCCEEDS ROANE. Governor Noel Names Judge for Third " District. .lackou. Gov. Noel decided the third district judgcMhip by appointing State Senator Hugh K. Ma lion of Holly Spring. Thi selection urpried no one, aa it had been anticipated for several da . The governor spent practically the whole day looking over endorse, merit and recommendation of the three moil who were jiRpiraut to succeed Judge lloane when hi I -esigiiii t ion goes into "fleet, which will be about -Inly I. Incidentally it may be remarked the apsHiitmeiit vill be popular. It would have Im-cii the same had the choice ot I he executive fallen upon either Mr. ISclk or Captain Spijzht, the other two avpirant for the ermine which .Imle Koane cM-ct to ilotf before hi regular term expire-, a both are able men, and well tried in the crucible of public serv ice. Senator M.ihon i a fine man, n jfoisl lawyer, and will reflect credit on the ap pointive jsiwcr. A WONDERFUL SHOWING. Woodmen of the World Gaining in Mem berihip. Jackson. lr. II. V. Simrall, state manager for the Woodiaen of t lie World, has prepared a tateineiit netting forth the wonderful growth of that fraternity iu Mii ippi during the pa-t ycai-. and the gootly sum it ha pai l out in lieiicfits. Net gain in number of policy holder bv thirty-one ohi line conipaiiH in Mis sissippi for HMO, J.t'U'i. Net gain of iii-uraiiee force in Missi sin.i iu HMO Tor W. O. W ,r.7, loo. Net gain of insurance in force in Mi siippi in HMO for all the old line com panies !5.7fi.1,fss, VV. O. V. collected from ita mem bers, M4 7,!K.S.1. W. t. V. jiiid to bciiriiciari de feased member, l27,So(). IS WAITING FO ORDERS. Adji'tant General Fridge to Send Militia to Border. Jackson. State militia official are greatly interested in the announcement from Washington that another consign ment of state officer would le -rmit-ted to witne the maneuvers of the reg ular army on the Mexican border. Ac cording to the dispatches of the Aancj. ated Press, Mississippi will lie permitted a delegation of three officers, ami the three cnniminsioiied men on the border will be recalled. Want Special Rates. Vicksbjrg. Hailroad special rate will be furnished for the forthcoming visit here of the battleship Idaho, and for he Wisconsin memorial dedication, special rates will be furnished. Appli cation to thi end ha already been made, and it now remain only for posi tive announcement of the date of ar rival of the Idaho licfore some official notice will be issued of these rates. It is believed that for the Wisconsin dedi cation there will la? a lrge number of returning veteran who will visit Vick burg. Form Cotttm Company. Greenwood. Many of the wealthiest and most influential planter from all portion of Tallahatchie and adjoining count ic organized the Yacoo and Miia ninsippi Valley Cotton Company, which will be incorporated with a capital atock of 1 100,000. State Socialists' Ticket. Jackson.-The Socialist ef Mississippi are making plana to put a ticket in the field for state officer, not with any hope of winning, but merely to ascertain the progress the idea i making and to keep the party a lite iue before the people. WILL RUN HEALTH TRAIN. Visiting Important Paints and Giving Demonitsationt. .Jakoii. !r, W. S. Lrathcra, director of Huh lie Health and Sanitation for tlm state of Miiippi, announce that health train will 1m placed in service m thi state, visiting the places of principal interest and giving demonstrations in mattera ertairiing to the betterment of the health condition urrouiuiiti); th JwHiple of Mlsinippi. The evait date when this tram Will lie placed in commission lis not yet Im-cii announced, but it will be iu a very stout while, just a Maui a lr. leather and hia associate can complete the nrceuiy arrangements. Thi health exhibit give taluaMc in formation iimmi the caue and prevention of infection diseaxca, aihli a touaiiuip. tion, hookworm dicue, tvphoid lever, malaria, smallpox, etc., am! aUo guc a, valuable display of dental hgiciie, inotle of caring for and piotecting the tcttn, and showing the importance of tin in the protection of the health of the imli viduul. J'aiiJ sanitation i alo chic fully worked out and placed bcioie the public in u manner it cau understand, in dicating how to handle t).- milk and keep the dairy in the prevention of dis ease, .special attention i gleti to the work of iiisjM'ctiou and school namtaliou. In connect ion with thi exhibit will stereopt icon lectures it 1 1 I null other wotk a will prove mot effective iii aiououg interest in public health matters, nmi hi the promotion of belter Ilea I Ih condit ion throughout the state. I'l. leather ha been hard at woik hi a campaign of education lor several moulds, trying to place bcfoie the people of Mississippi simple rule wlmh tl ob served would do in mil fo lessen the iiioi tality rate in Mlssisip pi, and has been wonderfully successful in amusing pub lic interest in thi moft iuipoitant mat ter. MISSISSIPPI DOCTORS MEET. Dr. D. J. William of Klluville Klirtcd Pre ndrnt. daiknon. The State Medical Associa tion had a three da' session iu tin flty. The following o I fuels wcie chosen for the ensuing term: l'iesnlent, Or, I . .1. W illiams, l- lhsville; v ice pi -emdeut , Or. I. T. I.ongino of Jonestown, S. ',, I'.ason of New Albany and .1. ( '. McN'air of Fayette. The association iiiimed live member of the state board of health, to be appointed by the governor in l'.M2, se lecting Or. John Oairingtoii of aou t ity, Or. (J. S. Itrvan of Amory, Or. V.. A. heck of Areola, Or. T. V.. Itosa of Hat 1 icsburg and Or. I. W. ('oopcr of New ton, Or. I'. F. Howard of n ksouig ami Or. I,. II. Spaikrnflil of ( lev eland vvem unanimously reelected to the position of secretary ami treasurer, lespectivclv, Au address of cxt i ".ordinary inteicst, read during the day was iv II. T. Suth erland of Hosedale, former president of the association, on "The Outy ol the State in the Coiiscrval ion ot Human Life and Fnergy," The pajcr made such an impression on the members of the associa t ion that the assoeiat ion, by a umiiiiinoiia vote, ordered it puhlicxt ton in all state paper and I he daily paper of New Oilcans and Memphis. MANY ARE DISFRANCHISED. 50,000 Voters Said to Have Failed to Pay Poll Ta. Jackson. According to the didiijiieiil poll fax lists, published in the V mi mux county papers of the state, if in estimat ed that from to 4U per cent ol the voter of Mississippi have failed toi(U.il ify, and that there will be Iroui -.'i,imm to .VI.immi voter cut off under the law. The miII tax provision of the constitu tion lia been generally ignored in p,it years iu some counties, but in these counties a new registration ha been called for ami the illegnl volets will be scratched from the roll. '1 he law "ill tie more rigidly enforced this year fhiin ever, according to rcpoits, and many pci sous who nave been allowed to vote in past elections without paving their poll tax will be eliminated. I hi will muke a heavy reduction in the vote, it, ia said, a compared with the primaiy lor I nileil State semitor iu t'.Mi7, and some ol t he counties that showed t remendous voles ill the returns to the seclctaiy of slate tour year ago will show a gieatly ie duced vote this year. Pine Belt Firm Fail. Jackson, Another pine belt firm lui been compel led to file voluntary pel it inn iu baukiuptcy. The paitie me the I'aikmaii-Shivei ( oii'piuiv of Mmei-, Simpson county, composed of J). '. I'aikman, V. 1'. Sluvei and Mrs. V, I", Siiivei, whose schedule of asset and liabilities accompanies t he petition. According to the sihi'lule I in tot liabilities ii mount to $ J 4 and I the asset to m,o.1. THE W. C. T. U. AT WORK. lryrag to Convince Doctor on Alcohol Question. Ja kson. The active inul aggiessve spirit of the woik being pofoiiii'il by the Woman's Christian Temperance I'nion in Mississippi uhs strikingly shown here during the coiivetuiou ol the Mississippi Medical Association. A delegation of member from the Miry Krwin chapter distributed several hi'ii'lred pamphlets setting forth Hrgn merit against the use of alcohol hi med ical practice. Tombigbee River Improvement, Jackson, t.oveinors Noel of Mo-ms sippi arid O'Neal of Alabama have united in a proclamation calling into r.u,n the Tomhigbce Ifivrr Improvement Associa tion, the object s"ing to take steps fr, make a campaign for further appropria tion for the Tombiglwe, The convention i to meet ill Columbus, May ,'!U ami This proposed improvement would be of mutual la-nelit to both state. The fed eral government improve ami proteit in the Northern and Kustern stales rlvei much smaller than the Tonibigbce. Diocese Merting. Jackson. The eighty-fourth annual council of the Episcopal church iu the diocese of Mississippi will meet in Natchez on May V and not on May 'i a announced. The recently adopted canon provides that thi council shall meet on the Tuesday following the llrst Sunday in May. The mistake arose from a mis understanding of the canon and placing the date of Ihe meeting on the first Tuesday in May instead of the Tuesday following the llrst Sunday. Th clergy J aiid laymen are requested to note.