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Recommendations ot President
Are Well Received.
Many Important Matters Are Presented
on Some of Which Action is Ex
pected to Be Deferred—Document
is Specific in its Demands Good
Trusts Do Not Exist is Inference
from Language Used.
President Taft’s special message on
the subject of further legislation deal
ing with trusts and railroads nas been
presented to congress.
On the whole the message was well
received. There is a pretty general
belief in congress that while there is
a good show for legislation amending
the interstate commerce law along the
lines recommended, the president’?
proposal of a law for the federal in
corporation of interstate corporations
is not likelv to be acted on at the
present session.
The longest step forward taken by
the president is his recommendation
that congress enact a general law pro
viding “For the formation of corpora
tions to engage in trade and commerce
among the states and with foreign na
tions, protecting them from undue in
terference by the states and regulating
their activities so as to prevent the
recurrence under national auspices of
those abuses which have arisen under
state control.”
He would have such a law provide
that such corporations should issue
stock only to an amount for which
each has been paid, or if issued for
property, to have the federal govern
ment pass on its issue. He would re
quire also that such corporations shall
file complete reports of cneir opera
tions with the department of commerce
and labor.
The first part of the message is de
voted to recommendations for amend
ing the interstate commerce law'.
These recommendations and the argu
ments presented are in accord with
ideas advanced by the president in his
Des Moines speech last September, and
t.he speech delivered by Attorney Gen
eral Wickersham at Kansas City, Nov.
Important recommendations of the
message is for the creation of a Unit
ed States court of commerce to hear
appeals from decisions of the interstate
commerce commission; that the inter
state commerce commission he em
powered to investigate alleged exces
sive rates made by railroad companies
of its own initiative without waiting
for complaint to be filed; giving ship
pers the right to demand a statement
from any railroad of the through rate
on any shipment and imposing a fine
for failure to comply or for misin
formation; permitting the commission
to postpone for sixty days the time
within which an announced rate is tu
become effective and prohibiting a
railroad company from issuing capital
stock without previous payment for it
of not less than the par value or is
suing bonds or other obligations except:
one year promissory notes without the
previous payment of not less than the
par value of such bonds or the market
value as ascertained by the interstate
commerce commission.
Several times in the course of the
message the president refers to planks
of the Republican party’s nation a.
platform of 190 Sand indicates his in
tention of carrying out the pledges con
tained in the platform.
In that part of the message relating
to the anti-trust law r his general ar
gument is that the United States su
preme court has construed the law in
such a way as to render unnecessary
any legislation to exempt from prose
cution interstate business combinations
which do not violate the spirit of the
law' through having an undue restraint
on trade.
The president let it he known that
it is his purpose to have the aepaie
menf of justice make an investigation
“with respect to which there is any
reasonable ground for suspicion that
they have been organized for a pur
pose and are conducting business on
a plan which is in violation of the
anti-trust law'.” |
One of the interesting features of
the message is his discussion of “good
trusts" and “bad trusts.” An infer
ence from his remarks is that there
is no such thing as a good trust.
Secretary Ballinger Issues Order
Embraces Three Supervisors.
Secretary Ballinger has suspended
John D. Benedict, superintendent of
the Indian schools of the Five Civilized
Tribes, with headquarters at Musko
gee, Okla., and the following Indian
school supervisors:
Calvin Bullard, Choctaw school;
Frederick J. Umpholiz, Chickasaw
school; Walter Falwell, Creek school.
Charges filed against Superintendent
Benedict and his subordinates are that
he permitted the schools to fall into a
disgraceful condition; that “super
visors neglected their duties in the en
forcement of school contracts.” and
that Superintendent Benedict was
“connected with certain business in
terests in Oklahoma which have more
or less business with the Indians,
which is wholly incompatible with his
service as superintendent.” An in
vestigation of the charges will be or
dered. ' T
Glenn Curtiss Makes Spectacular
Flight of Five-Eights of Mile, j
The aviation trials at Los An
geles, Cal., were opened by Glenn
H. Curtiss, who, in the presence of
12,000 spectators, made a flight <tt\ 1
minute 25 seconds in anew Curtiiss
monoplane, covering five-eighths of; n
mile. His greatest height was fifjty
Ten minutes later Charles F. Wil
lard made a 7 second flight in a Cur
tiss machine. - He followed this with a
flight of 1 minute and 25 seconds, cov
ering one mile. The third flight cov
ered one and one-half miles.
At 2:24 Glenn Curtiss made a com
plete circle in 1:51, the distance bein';
1y 8 miles. His maximum alittude was
100 feet.
These flights wore followod by the
appearance of dirigible balloons pi’oiei
by Lincoln Beachy and Roy Knaten
shue. Beachy got up first and sailec
directly over the grand stand at t
height of 100 feet. He went up ai
1:42; Knabnshue went up three min
utes later and facing a wind climfce*!
to a height, cf 200 feet in the face ol
a stiff breeze.
Turning a minute later they returned
to the starting point and descended.
Then to cheers of the crowc Paurnam.
the French aviator, made an ascent
in a Farman machine. He circled the
field for eight minutes and 28 seconds,
covering 3% miles, nis height being
*SO feet. It was a spectacular flight
and completely eclipsed Curtiss.
Paulham made a second flight at
2:09, flying directly over the heads ol
the people in the grand stand. He
circled the course in 2 minutes
seconds and was in the air ten min
utes, covering 4M; miles. Paulham
made ibis third flight at 3:51. He rose
to a height of 300 feet and covered
the course in 2:58. He m?.de three
complete laps and then sailed over the
grandsltand time after time. He was
up 28 minutes and 2 seconds.
Glenn Curtiss a.Un.j i. flight at
4:30 in his world’s champion ship ma
chine, but after sailing 500 yards he
broke a propeller. He was only up
tw'enty feet arid came down easily.
Two Dressmakers Plead Guilty to the
At New' York, Mary K. Weber and
Cathcrin Schwarz, who conducted a
dressmaking establishment in Cnicago
under the name of Mme. Whitney,
were charged with “sleeker” trunk
smuggling before Judge Hough in the
circuit court. ;
On their plea of guilty they were
each fined $7,500, which they paid and
departed. Tt. is said that during the
last four or five years these women
had brought in over $160,000 worth of
goods and had only paid duty on $40,-
000. j
When the expose of smuggling was
made at the American and Red Star
line pier the two women were brought
here from Chicago. j
Two Indictments Returned Against
United Copper Company Head. i
F. Augustus Heinze has been arraigned
in the federal court in New York on
two new indictments, one indictment
charging misuse of the funds of the
Merchantile National bank. Heinze
was arraigned alone.
On the other indictment he was in
dieted with his brother, Arthur P.
Heinze, and Sanford Robinson, Carlos
Warfield and Calvin O. Geer for con
spiracy in removing- secretly last
spring the books of the United Cop
per company.
The accused men pleaded not guilty
and will have until Jan. 13 for final
pleading. All were released on bail.
Connects Paterson, N. J., Anarchists
with King Humbert Assassination.
A convict recently released from the
Siena, Italy, prison has made sensa
tional revelations relative to the as
assassination of King Humbert, in July,
1900, at Monza.
He told a detailed story of the or
ganization of the plot and the drawing
of lots among anarchists of Paterson,
N. J., to decide who was to commit
the crime, and details relating to
Gaetano Bresci, the assassin, which he
claims he heard from a fellow convict.
Officers are endeavoring to obtain
a confirmation of the story which
likely will lead to the arrest of Bresci’s
Cadets March Out in Pajamas with
Military Precision.
The New York Military Academy at
Cornwall. N. Y., caught fire and was
destroyed. The loss in SIOO,OOO.
Whvn the fire was discovered near
the kitchen the bugle was sounded an I
the cadets with military precision
marched out, most of them in pajarmi
and bathrobes. They lost all their per
sonal effects. There were about 150
students in the academy.
Safeblowers Try to Loot Safe, but the
Yeung Guard Shoots.
At Tallahassee, Fla., in a strug
gle with two safeblowers, Paul Sauls,
seventeen years old, who had been
left to watch the postoffice, shot and
killed both.
He was slightly injured in the bat
tle. The bodies of the cracksmen have
not been identified.
Letter of Mot, Read in Sen
ate, Causes His Dismissal
“By Your Own Conduct You Have De
stroyed Your Usefulness to the Gov
ernment and it Now Becomes My
Duty to Remove You from Your Of
fice as Forester,” Writes President.
After a cabinet, meeting, President
Taft caused the announcement to
be made that he had directed
Secretary of Agriculture Wilson to dis
miss Gifford Pinchot from the office of
forester of the agriculture department.
Later on it was made known that Sec
retary Wilson in accordance with a de
cision of ti e president and the cab
inet had dismissed Overton W. Price,
associate forester, and Mr. Pinchot’s
chief assistant, and Alexander C.
Shaw, assistant law officer of the for
est service.
The action of the president on the
eve of the congressional investigation
into the allegations and insinuations
against Secretary of the Interior Bal
linger’s conduct of the policy of con
serving natural resources is going to
cause a sensation. Its political effects
according to opinion here may be far
Coupled with the dismissal of Pinchot
was the significant action of the house
of representatives. The house re
jected that provision of the resolution
which directed Speaker Cannon to
choose the representatives who should
sit on the congressional committee of
inquiry. The Cannon organization was
overturned by a bare majority of three.
Under the resolution, as emended, the
house members of the joint committee
of inquiry will be elected by the nouse
The decision to dismiss Messers.
Pinchot, Price and Shaw was reached
at a regular session of the cabinet.
Reasons why Mr. Pinchot was to be
removed from the government service
briefly were, that contrary to instruc
tions from Secretary Wilson, Forester
Pinchot bad written a letter to Sena
tor Dolliver defending Price and Shaw
after they had admitted that they ha.d
inspired the magazine and press cam
paign against Secretary Ballinger;
that Pinchot had cast reflections oil
the action of President Taft in direct
ing the dismisslal of Louis R. Glavis
and that Mr. Pinchot had intimate;,,
in the Dolliver letter that without the
magazine and press exploitation of
Price and Shaw the administration
would have allowed fraudulent coal
land claims in Alaska to be patented.
The president’s letter to Mr. Pinchot
closes viz.:
“By your own conduct you have de
stroyed your usefulness as a helpful
subordinate of the government and it
therefore now becomes my duty to di
rect the secretary of agriculture to
remove you from your office as the
Secretary Wilson wrote the follow
ing official letter to Mr. Pinchot:
“Department of Agriculture, Jan. 7,
1910. \
“Sir—By direction of the president,
you are hereby removed from your of
fice as forester. You will deliver pos
session of your office affairs belonging
to the government to Mr. Alfred F. Pot
ter, assistant forester.
“Secretary of Agriculture.”
Identical letters were sent to Asso
ciate Forester Price and Law Officer
Shaw by Mr. Wilson.
Hogs Scarce and Meat Prices Above
Any Since the Civil War.
Pork is more expensive in Chicago
than at any time since the civil war,
when the prices were almost prohibi
Market reports showed that the hog
supply was 40 per cent less than in
any corresponding period since the
Hogs sold at $8.50 to $8.65, an in
crease of 5 to 15 cents over the high
est prices ever quoted. The retail
price of meat will increase propor
Home Endorsement.
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Hundreds of Edgrerton Citizens
Can Tell You all About It.
florae endorse men t, the public ex
pression of Edgerton people, should he
evidence beyond-dispute for every Ed
garton reader.. Surety- the experience of
friends and neighcheerfully given
by them, will carry more weight than
the utterances of strangers residing in
faraway places. Read the following.
John Dawe, Broad St. Edgeron. Wis ,
says— “l began suffering from ki.mey
trouble several years ago. The first
symptom of my complaint was a dull
aching in the small of ray hack, which
was with me constantly. I often suffered
from headaches, felt languid and bad
little ambition to get around. My kid
neys finally began to give me trouble,
and 1 had frequent desire to pass the
kidney secretions. I tried various
remedies but did not succeed in
finding relief. At last Doan’s Kidney
Pills were brought to my attention and
I procured a box at Atwell’s drug store.
They strengthened my kidneys and re
moved the uric poison from my system,
in fact completely cured me. I feel very
grateful for the benefit I have derived
from the use of Doan’s Kidney Pills 27
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Wise Man.
“I’m going to marry a girl ten
years older than i am," says tse Phil
osopher of Folly, “so that I can catcb ft
up with her by the time I’m fifty."
A \Vr-tch*il Mistake
to endure the itching, painful distress
of Piles. There’s no need to. Listen:
“I suffered much from Piles,” writes
Will A. Marsh of Siler City, N. C.,
“till I got a box of Bucklen’s Arnica
Salve, and was soon cured.” Burns,
Beils, Ulcers, Fever Sores, Eczema,
Cuts, Chapped Hands, Chilblains, van
ish before it. 25c at W. G Atwell.
Hard to Find Rest.
One of the leaders in New York’9
business world, who is also a conspic
uous philanthropist, writes from a va
cation resort, where he went to rest:
“There is no rest in the country for a
man who receives mail.”
Pneumonia Follows a Hold
but never follows the use of Foley’s
Honey and Tar, which stops the cough,
heals the lungs and expels the cold from
your system. Take at first sign of
cold and avoid dangerous results. —W.
G. Atwell. *
Child Marriage.
Statistics show the number of fe
male children in India married under
four to be more than 200,000; of those
married between five and nine to be
over 2,000,000, and those married un
der 14, the lowest marriageable age in
civilized countries, to be 800,000.
Making Life Safer
Everywhere life is being made more
safe through the work of Dr. King’s
New Life Pills in constipation, bilious
ness, dyspepsia, indigestion, liver trou
bles, kidney diseases and bowel disor
ders. They’re easy, but sure, and per
fectly build up the health. 25c at W.
G. Atwell.
’Wickersham a Spanish Scholar.
Attorney General Wickersham is
the Spanish scholar of President Taft’s
caginet. He reads, in the original, the
works of Cervantes, Lope de Vega,
Calderon, Valera and Galdos.
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children, used by Mother Gray, a nurse
in Children’s Home, New York, break
up colds in 24 hours, cure feverishness,
headache, stomache troubles, teething
disorders, and destroy worms. At all
druggists, 25c. Sample mailed free.
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Those Stupid Photographers.
“I had my picture taken in my rid
ing togs—not on a horse, you know*
but just standing in my riding outfit
with my crop held in my hand. And
to-day the photographer writes me
that, the pictures are ready for me
and that they are all mounted.” —
Christian Work and Evangelist.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the ST? //?/>',
Signature of
It Is Strange.
A mother, father and small child
were eating supper, when the child,
who had been thinking real hard,
looked up and said: “Mamma, you
was born in Maine, papa was born in
I Idaho and I was born in Chicago;
ain’t it funny how we all got to
gether?”—The Delineator.
It is a dangerous thing to take a
cough medicine containing opiates that
merely stifle your cough instead of car
ing it. Foley’s Honey and Tar loosens
and cures the cough and expels the
poisonous germs, thus preventing pneu
monia and consumption. Refuse sub
stitutes and take only the genuine Fo
ley’s Honey and Tar in the yellow
package.—W. G. Atwell.
Sign and Guard of Sanity.
A man’s life and influence is meas
ured by the range of interests to
which he can respond. A store of per
manent and valued interests is both
a sign and guard of sanity.
A Wild Blizzard Baling
brings danger, suffering—often death—
to thousands, who take colds, coughs
and lagrippe—that terror of Winter and
Spring. Its danger signals are “stuffed
up” nostrils, lower part of nose sore,
chills and fever, pain in back of head,
and a throat-gripping cough. When
Grip attacks, as you value your life,
don’t delay getting Dr. King’s New
Discovery. “One bottle cured me,/
writes A. L. Dunn of Pine Valley,
Miss., “after being ‘laid up’ three
weeks with Grip.” For sore lungs,
Hemorrhages, Coughs, Colds, Whoop
ing Cough, Bronchitis, Asthma, it’s
supreme. 50c, SI.OO. Guaranteed by
W. G. Atwell.
Holiday Pleasures.
Fa' —an —What! Are you going to
let the small boy shave me?
Barber —Let the boy have his fun
for once. It is his birthday, sir.—
Fliegende Blaetter.
Foley’s Kidney Remedy will cure any
case of kidney or bladder trouble that
is not beyond the reach of medicine. It
invigorates the entire system and
strengthens the kidneys so they elim
inate the impurities from the blood.
Backache, rheumatism, kidney and
bladder troubles are all cured by this
great medicine. Commence taking at
once and avoid Bright’s Disease and
Diabetes.—W. G. Atwell.
i Making Himself Heard.
: Samuel Rogers, the poet. Is do
doubt a great wit, but he has a turn
for malice and even brutality. Some
one once asked him why he never
opened his mouth except to speak evil
of his neighbors. He replied r “I have
a very weak voice, and if I did not
say malicious things I should never
be heard.”—Memoirs of the Duchess
of Dino.
Kev. 1. W. Williams Testings ’
Williams, Huntington,
W. \a., writes as follows: “This is to
certify that I have used Foley’s Kidney
Remedy for nervous exhaustion and
kidney trouble and am free to say that
Foley s Kidney Remedy will do all that
you claim for it.”—W. G. Atwell.
Mortuary Literature.
“His sorrowing wife,” wrote the re
porter, unthinkingly, and the city ed
itor glared as he changed it to “his
sorrowing widow.” “Her sorrowing
widower” was the way the reporter
phrased his next obituary notice, and
the city editor said things beneath
his breath as he made it read, “her
sorrowing husband.” The English lan
guage is one of the mysteries of civ
ilization. —Toronto Star.
For indigestion and all stomach trou
bles take Foley’s Orino Laxative. It
is the natural remedy for indigestion,
dyspepsia, heartburn, bad breath, sick
headache, torpid liver, biliousness and
habitual constipation. Foley’s Orino
Laxative sweetens the stomach and
breath, and tones up the entire alimen
tary system.—W. G. Atwell.
Boomerangs of Celluloid.
Boomerangs are now made of cel
luloid and hard rubber. Celluloid is
better than cardboard because it is
waterproof, light, very hard to break
and can be worked into the peculiar
curve and twist so necessary to give
the boomerang its singular proper
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