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Superiority JwkSZw} of raflEd Vi V^OUCAOQ^ f Baking Powder Received Higliesl Award • World’s Pure Food Exposition Chicago, 1907. Lilt NEWslfwl COUNTRY LIFE COMMISSION j President Thinks Its Appointment One of the Most Important Things He Has Done. Washington, Nov. 10. President 'Roosevelt considers the appointment of the commission on country lifeoneof the most important pieces of work he has done, according to the statement made by Professor L. 11. Bailey, of Cornell university, chairman of the commission, after the president had discussed with the commission the re sult of the first hearing yesterday of the commisison at College Park, Md. The president expressed his pleasure at the work already done by the com mission. A gathering of representative Mary land farmers was present at the first hearing. There were no set speeches, the various farmers present being ask ed to express their opinions on any subject of general interest to farm life. Among the topics discussed were the need of rearranging the curriculum of country schools, with a view to mak ing them of more direct practical value to the farmer; the effectiveness of the rural church, parcels post, good roads and the formation of farming institu tions, small local insurance companies and co-operative and buying agencies. The general consensus of opinion fa vored all these. Sweet Revenge. Mrs. Shopper (after inspecting every thing in the store)—l don’t see any thing here that suits me. I suppose I may as well go down ,to Stacys’ and see what they have. They usually have a good assortment. Salesman—Here’s a card of one of their salesmen. Won’t you kindly ask for him? Mrs. Shopper Ah! A friend of yours, I presume? Salesman—No. madam, he has owed me $lO for the past three years.— Puck. Rugs Our stock is now at its best. It staggers all new comers to find such a stock in a city of Janesville’s size. We doubt if you can see more large room size rugs, comprised in our range of prices, in any store in Chi cago. We have been told it repeatedly by people who know, and then, we are not asleep ourselves* The following will give you ail idea of our stock of rugs, but a visit to our rug dept, will be more convincing: INGRAIN RUGS - A large new stock of new designs and colors. Only the Best All Wool in every size made from 2x3 yards to 4x5 yards. BURMAH PRO BROSSELS RUGS.- These popular rugs come in beautiful brussels designs and colors. They are heavy, lay perfectly on floor and are remarkable for wearing qualities. For a medium price rug they have no equal. Size 2x3 yards, yds., 3x3 yds., 3x3K yds., 3x4 yds., yds., 4x4 yds., yds., 4x5 yds. TAPESTRY BRUSSELS. —We have these rugs in several qualities and in every color and design one could desire, including new and original styles never before shown. We make, mention of three extraordi nary values in size 9x12, all other sizes in proportion: Hartford sls; Smith Seamless, $16.50; Cascade, $lB. VELVET RUGS-A new and complete stock of these serviceable rugs, pretty floral and oriental de- A signs, seamed and seamless, sizes 8-3xlo-6 and 9x12. _ BODY BRUSSELS. -These celebrated rugs are noted for their great durability, and justly named by many as everlasting. We are featuring these rugs this year and have by far the largest assortment ever shown in Janesville. Over 100 patterns to choose from; every one anew design. Styles and Colors very much sought after. Look at these prices; greatest bargains we have ever offered: DOBSON’S BEST BODY, 8-3xlo-6, $21.50; 9x12, $23.00. VICTOR BODY, 8-3xlo 6, $23.00, 9x12, $25.00. Other sizes, 6 by 9, 8-3 by 10-6, 9 by 9, 9 by 12,10-6 by 12, 11-3 by 12 proportionately cheap. AXMINSTER RUGS. —A rug particularly handsome, noted for its rich colorings and beautiful designs, in floral and oriental. Ours is the best Axminster we can possibly secure and offer it at prices as low as other merchants sell cheaper grades. Every size made is represented in oui suock. Small sizes, 18 by 36 inches, 27 by 60 inches, 36 by 72. Hall Runners, 2-3 by 10, 2-3 by 10-6, 2-3 # by 12 3by9, 3by 10-6, 3by 12. Room sizes, 4-6 by 7-6, 6by 9, 8-3 by 10-6, 9by 12, 11-3 by 12, 11-3 by 15. Salavan Royal Wilton These famous rugs are made of specially selected worsted and are noted for their soft colorings and delicate shadings. Are ideal rugs where quality, artistic, high class styles are required. The quality is GUARANTEED. VT© have them in following sizes: 27x54, 36x46, 36x63, 4-6x7-6, 6x9, 8-3 x 10x6. 9x12, 10-6xlo-6, 10-6x12, 10-6x14. Large Room Rugs. We would direct your attention to our stock of large room sizes; you will notice we have these in almost EVERY MAKE and STYLE of RUGS, something seldom found in other stores. Genuine Oriental Rugs. We haven't space to go into detail, but right here you will find the largest collection of Genuine Hand-Made Oriental Rugs shown in this neck of the woods. All sizes from the small for tables up to those large enough for a fair sized room. Don’t overlook us when you want an Oriental Rug. Prices rnncrfi from $5.00 tO $90.00 First Hearing Is Proceeding at Wash ington Today, Devoted to Chemi cals, Oils, Paints, Etc. Washington, Nov. 10.—The proposed revision of the tariff was discussed at a conference of Representatives Payne, of New York; Dalzell, of Pennsylva nia; Hill, of Connecticut, and Haines, of West Virginia, leading Republican members of the house committee on ways and means. The conference was preliminary to the series of public hearings on the tariff which the com mittee will hold during the next month, beginning this morning. Gaines discussed tariff revision with William H. Taft at Hot Springs Sun day. The committee will draw up a new law to supersede the Pingley tar iff law which will carry out the policy advocated in the Chicago platform. The hearing today is being devoted to chemicals, oils and paints, and about a dozen representatives of manufactur ers. trade organizations and other in terests are present to talk to the com mittee. EDITOR THOMPSON KILLED BY AUTO Victim Was in St. Louis in the Inter est of Foreign Missions When Accident Occured. St. Louis. Nov. 10.—Dr. David D. Thompson, editor of the Northwestern Christian Advocate of Chicago, one o.f the largest religious publications in the country, is dead in St. Louis as the result of being run down by an automobile in that city. After the accident Mr. Thompson was taken to St. Luke’s hospital, •where it was found that he had sus tained a multiple fracture of the right arm and a nervous shock. Dr. Thomp son came to St. Louis last Thursday to attend the sessions of the general committee for foreign missions of the Methodist church. Oil Rehearing Denied. Chicago, Nov. 10.—The petition by the United States government for a rehearing of the appeal of the Stand ard Oii Company of Indiana from the $29,240,000 fine of Judge Landis was overruled by Judges Gross-cup, Baker and Seaman in the United States cir cuit court of appeals. In a brief opin ion, delivered by Judge Grosscup, the original opinion of the court, re versing Judge Landis’ decision, was upheld. The case now lies in the hands of Attorney General Bonaparte, and it is' expected that be will apply for a writ of certiorari in the United States su preme court in order to obtain a re view of the big case by the country’s highest tribunal. J.M.BSR TheMS® 20 sT jilLpr* WIS R) WE KEEP fHE QUALITY UP (jg POOLE’S TRIAL IS POSTPONED Delay in Sensational Case of Man Who Murdered a Woman at Church Door. V Fond du Lac. Wis., Nov. 7.—The trial of Grant Poole, accused of the murder of Mrs. E. H. Orvis of Oak field, has by agreement between the state’s attorney and the attorney rep resenting the defendant been placed at the foot of the iury calendar and will be the last jury trial to be heard at the present term of court. This means that it will probably be two weeks be fore the case is reached. The ease is one that attracts a goo 1 deal of interest by reason of the sen sational features connected with the crime. Poole, who had been denied the privilege of calling on one of the daughters of Mrs. Orvis, is charged with having shot his victim in cold blood as she was leaving the Metho dist church at Oak field on Sunday. Miay 31. The crime was witnessed Irt the entire congregation, the woman being slain just as she had turned from shaking hands with the pastor, the Rev. Sabin Halsey. She fell in the vestibule of the church and died al most instantly. TROLLEYS MUST PAY MORE TAXES Wisconsin Board Fixes Value of Rail way Property Which Means Payment of $390,037. Madison, Wis., Nov. 6. —The state tax commission announced that it had determined the value of the property of electric railways in Wisconsin at $3,932,000 and the taxes thereon at $390,037. This is the first valuation of this class of property under the new ad volorem la w. Last year these companies paid a li cense fee of $270,000, or over SIOO,OOO less than they will have to pay this year. The state received 15 per cent of the taxes and the commission ap portioned the remainder among the different cities and townships in which the roads are located. Sale of the Barry Line. Milwaukee. Nov. 10. —An order for the sale of the Barry Line of steamers to F. C. Reynolds, of Milwaukee, and Gus Kitzinger, of Manistee, officials of the Pere Marquette line, has been sign ed by Judge Turner, after an agree meat had been reached by the various parties concerned. The purchase price of the line was SBO,OOO. American Oriental Rugs See the large display in our window. Just in, a large shipment of RUGS known as the American Orientals on account of the close resemblance to the genuine oriental. The texture is very much like the genuine, finifhed with hand twisied fringe, and the designs are exact reproductions of hand-made orien tals. Just the thing for cozy corners, dens, etc. We show them in the medium sizes as follows: 20x54 at - - $1.50 36x36 at ■ $3.50 36x60 at - - $4.50 48x72 at - - $7.50 Six Killed anti One Fatally Injured by a Boiler Explosion at Supeiror, Wis. Superior, Wis.. Nov. 0. —Six men were killed, one fatally injured and four slightly hurt in an explosion that occurred at the Wisconsin Central round house which is being built in this city. The crew working on the round house had eaten dinner and was sit ting near the engine boiler used in dig ging a well nearby. The boiler blew up and bree were instantly killed, three dying a few minutes later. The victims of the explosion were all for eigners employed by Schmidt Bros. & Hill, of this city, who are building the Central shops and round bouse. Itatlier a Family Affair. Milwaukee, Nov. 9. —With capitali zation of $1,250,000 there was incor porated at Madison the Patrick Cuda hy Family company, organized for the realty business, which probably is the largest concern of its kind in the state. Husband, wife and son make lip the new company—Patrick, Anna M and Michiel F. Cudahy, 54 Prospect ave nue. Mr. Cudahy Is president of the Cudahy Bros. Packing company. The son is yet in school. Wisconsin Votes Income Tax. Milwaukee, Nov. (>. —The people of Wisconsin have approved an income tax law by adopting Section 1, Article 8; amendment to Section 1, Article 8: “Taxes may also be imposed on in comes. privileges and occupations, which taxes may be graduated and progressive and reasonable exemptions may be provided.” To place the law on the statute books under authority of the vote it will be necessary for the legislature just elected to act. JDonnerstag Brottiers Captured. Milwaukee, Nov. o.—The local office of the secret service has been notified that the three Donnersfag brothers who were accused of counterfeiting and who broke jail at Madison, have been captured without the expected battle with the authorities. Two of the brothers were captured by Deputy Marshal Pugh, of Madison, and later the third was also taken in the woods near the Donnerstag home near Rhine lander. , No Liquor at ’Varsity Club, Madison. Wis., Nov. 6. —-President Van Hise in unmistakable terms laid down the law of the university author ities regarding the sale of liquors in orgaiiizatolus in which university pro fessors or students are members. “The university authorities will not coun tenance any action of a student or ganization which looks toward the en couragement of use of liquors,” he said. The licenses will be revoked. Rugs CLOTHCRAFT STYLE Young men want their clothes cut with a certain smartness— they ought to have what they want. Older men—want more conservative styles they, also, ought to have what they want. Now, CLOTH CRAFT clothes for Fall and Winter have this merit, — you can r *st the mod- :st the patte. juited to your wants. But, whatever you want, the style will be correct and proper C a BABCOCK Woman Throws Dynamite. Denver, Nov. 10.—A woman who de manded a large sum of money from Mrs. Genevieve Chandler Phipps at Denver was led to believe that she would get the money by accompany ing Mrs. Phipps to a bank. When the bank's policeman appeared the woman threw a stick of dynamite, which, how ever, failed to explode. Mrs. Phipps is the divorced wife of Lawrence 0. Phipps, the Pittsburg steel miljion aire. Confess to Robbing Ambassador. Paris. Nov. 10.—The police have ar rested two men on the charge of hav ing committed the burglary at the resi dence of Henry W Lite, the American ambassador, last Thursday night, when a large quantity of valuables was stolen. Both the men, who art wanted on other warrants, admitted their guilt. Big Fire in Wisconsin Town. Frederick, Wis., Nov. 10.—Payne’s Hotel and saloon, the Frederick Ho tel, Luke’s restaurant, Diamond Bros.’ barber shop, Lunon & Taylor s market, Coddon’s clothing store, Hedberg’s grocery, Carlson’s hardware store and Hubbard's saloon were destroyed by fire. Loss, $75,000. Uncle—And what will you do when you are a man, Tommy? Tommy— I am going to grow a beard. Uncle— |Why? Tommy—Because then I won’t jhave nearly so much face to wash.— 'Harper’s Weekly. Getting Personal. ! “How does a man get a ‘game leg/ pa?” i “Well, you see”— ■ “Is it by getting into a game and having it pulled?”—New York Press. An ugly criticism makes more noise than a good book.—Talleyrand. National Corn Exposition OMAHA December 9 to 19, 1908. Over two and one-half miles of corn, the ears placed side by side, will be included in the exhibits of the National Corn Exposition. Everything in connection with corn, from better meth ods for growing it to marketing it, and using it in a greater number of corn products will be shown at this Exposition. Low rates for the round trip will be offered by the Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway *. Three city blocks will be occupied by the Exposition and a splendid list of attractions has been arranged. The special days are as follows: Wednesday, Dec. 9—Governor's Day, Tuesday, Dec. 15—Grain Dealers' Thursday, Dec. 10 - School Day. and Railroad’s Day. Friday, Dec. 11.—College and High Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, School Day. Dec. 15, 16 and 17—Implement Saturday, Dec 12 —Live Stock Day. Dealer’s Day. Sunday, Dec. 13—(Afternoon and Ev- Friday, Dec. 18 —Country Life Com ening) Lecture and Sacred Concert mission and the Country Press. Monday, Dec. 14—Council Bluffs and Saturday, Dec. 19—Ak Sar Ben Day South Omaha Day. Additional information from any ticket agent of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul RMilwaukee or from F. A. MILLER W. W. WINTON General Passenger Agent District Passenger Agent Chicago Madison. —if you get CLOTHCRAFT. The cutting, the making in every de tail will be just right to give you good looking clothes —a suit or an overcoat that will not only look well when you first put it on, but keep on looking well. Because of their CLOTH CRAFT clothes have the approval of the trade and of all who ever try them. Most important, perhaps, of all— The Funeral Sponge. “If you attend a Persian funeral they hand you at the door a small, fine sponge.” The speaker, a popular un dertaker, smiled. “It is amusing to think of,” he said. “Imagine it—by means of these sponges all the mourners’ tears are collected and preserved in tiny vases of crystal. They are used afterward as medicine, for they are thought to have wonder ful healing power. During the serv ice each mourner keeps his sponge ready, and every tear that wells into his eye is sopped up before it has a chance to escape. The undertaker tip toes politely about, he extends tenta tively the crystal vase, and those who have anything to add to its contents squeeze their sponges solemnly there in. Then, with a bow of acknowledg ment, the undertaker tiptoes on his way. extending the vase politely, now to the right, now to the left, murmur ing in his gentle and soothing voive: “ ‘Have you shed, sir? Madam, have you shed?’ ” Six His Limit. To the man who has a horse to sell considerable leeway is allowed in the matter of setting forth the animal’s merits. “I’ve got the very horse you want,” said Gideon Lane, the Bushby livery stable keeper, to one of the summer residents. “He has no bad tricks?” queried the gentleman. “Safe for the family?” “Lauzee, yes,” returned Mr. Lane heartily. “Any lady can drive him, and half a dozen children could get on his back and he’d never notice ’em. Not a trick to his name.” “Ah,” said the summer resident, “I don’t wish a horse without any spirit.” “Spirit!” echoed Mr. Lane. “Well, you just ought to see him on circus day, that’s all. And I’ll tell you con fidentially ’twouldn’t be well for too many people to get on that horse at once.”—Youth’s Companion. CLOTHCRAFT garments are all wool —pure wool with no cotton mixture— guaranteed wool all through. And CLOTH CRAFT is the only line of men’s cloth ins: made of ail wool materials and selling at from sio to £25, suit or overcoat. Look ir soon while the stock is com plete. Why not to day? It will pay you.