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THE CALUMET NEWS.
THE CALUMET NEWS Daily Except Sunday. Founded 1830. Publiehed By The MINING GAZETTE CO. AT CALUMET, MICHIGAN. M. W. YOUNGS. Editor. W. M. LYON But. Mgr. TELEPHONESi Catumat. Business Offic 209 Editorial Room 4 HANCOCK OFFICE Elka Tompta Phone SI HOUGHTON OFFICE Thone 199 Publication and Printing office, 104 Fifth Street. Calumet. Michigan. Entered at the Tost Office, at Calumet. Michigan, as Second Claae Mall Matter. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION! By Mail or Carrier Ter year (net in advance) JC.00 Per year (in advance J5.00 Per month 50 Single issue 05 Complaints of Irregularity in de livery will receive prompt and thor ough investigation. Old subscribers wishing to change their addresses must furnish old as well as new addresses in each Instance. New subscriptions may be ordered by telephone, mall or carrier or in person at the company's office. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1911. This is the week the legislature is supposed to gft down t re-ul, siUl luifiness. The sooner the quicker. San Francisco wants a poem to po With her Panama exposition. Heimm Jer we paid San Francisco wants it. not ourselves. A newspaper says that in St. Louis a watchman was "repeatedly shot and killed by tar thieves he interrupted during a raid on a freight train." Could It be possible? have reached l.lni, but these, he has declared, are weak and much less widespread than the eonmivnddtlonH, aforesaid. The outcome is still uncer tain, but the best opinion lHk for the successful passage of the McCall reso lution through the House of Repre sentatives. This would impose full re sponsibiiity for the defeat of the ne gotlations upon the Senate, and a few are hazardins a prediction as to the attitude of that body. Similarly, the question of an extra session is care fully avoided. If the New England representatives and the insurants were in favor of the resolution there would te little doubt entertained as to its s,Ktss in both Houses. A prominent actress ha? ju.-t won. In the courts, a suit. This suit it mlts her to wear a suitable suit n th. stage, liut from sketches sub mitted showing costumes to which she objected, it appears her objections Were baed on alrni st iiofhlr?. Copper country sportsmen want an amendment to the game law, naming n closej season when rabbits may not be killed. It would be a wise addition, comments the Ishpeming Iron Ore. Upper peninsula rabbits, or hares, as they more properly are, multiply slow ly, being unlike the common rabbit in habits of multiplying. The rabbits af ford much food to the people; they do no damage, confining their feeding to the wooded sections. They should be protected against the snare and in certain months of the year i-hould not be taken at all. The amendment de fired should bf made a law. Copper country school tench rs and fruperintendents favor the- new plan of epportioning tho primary school monies proposed ,y state Superln 1'ndent of Instruction L. L. Wright. At present many districts get more school money than they know what to do with, and It is Mr. Wright's plan to withhold primary school money from them until sih h time as they have us-l up their Kurplus. legislation to th.s tflVct is !:ow pending, and the proposed ;.n,r,J:r, nt is meeting with fid, sirw,,' vu;.p.,rt that it undoubt- OSBORN AND THE RAILROADS. (uivtnior Os'.iorn has told the rail roads that they ought to be satisfied to pay more taxes than the general property f the state bc.auso of the spevial privileges granted them. He contends that the railroads are wort!) thousands of .:iar more than the ahie .if their physical prorty and that thy arc hot assessed t'Hi hi!'. The governor has Hung down the gauntlet and dared the railroads to me out and show that they are un fairly ussessed. He says that Mkhi Kim and he. as governor, is ready and anxious for the light. It has b en frequently mentioned in the new si.aiM-rs of late that the rail roads intended to refuse to uy their taxes, on trie ground that they were isscssed too high, and would throw the whole matter into the courts. This u lion, if taken would tie up the' prl marv schis'l money or tne state ana is a. result many schools in small dis tricts would be unable to open as usual for the fall term. It is this threat that aroused the governor to vigorous comment at a recent meeting of representatives of the railroads, at Lansing. U declared that If the rail- ids succeeded in tearing down the present system that the state would go ahead and build it anew and build it better. The attitude of the governor may now change the plans of the railroads if they really contemplated fighting their assessed valuations In the courts. Governor Osborn has plain ly told them that the ttate will fight back good and hard, and his course as governor to date shows that when he says a thing he means it. Apparently such opposition has been unexpected by the railroads and it will be inter esting to note Just what program they will pursue. It Is generally conceded that gener al property values in the Mate are not assessed high enough, and it is the governor's plan to have the entire stm of taxation carefully investi gated so assessed values of all classes or property can be fairly equalized. This would be equitable to all con cerned. If this were done the railroads would benefit by it, so they may profit greatly by simply waiting. A SMILE OR TWO- PERHAPS A LAUGH Early in the winter a man from the backwoods wandered into a Syracuse! gents' furnishing store. Here the shiny! winter caps caught his eye. After gazing at these for while, he said: "How much 'n want f.-r them caps?" A puff of wind came, and he shouted in no uncertain tone: "Let go th sheet!" N response. Then again Let go that sheet, eiuickl" Siill no a long j movement. A few minutes after, whn both weiv clinging to the hot- one o" torn of the overturned boat, he said: j "Why d'dift ou let go the sheet when "One dollar," rejoined the clerk. "Tty 1 tola piU to, dear this one on. sir.' "I would .have," said the bride, "if Hut this proved to be a si.e or so you had not been so rough about it too sinad. sitting upon the woodehup- j You ought to speak more kindly to 1 er's head like a peanut on a barrel. jmir wife." Ixr.don opinion. "Here's y'r dollar, mister. I ll take: . this can." Tin re is a little nstaurant in Hos l.ut tne caps too small, declared j ton. where every evening a group of the amazed clerk, flushing back the 'young men meet to talk, and dim proffered dollar. "Walt till you try" i They have become very familiar w ith "Oh, I'll fix this so's It'll fit." was J the menu through long study and elab- the backwoodsman's final exchange be fore starting off with his purchase. "Whn I git home all I'll have to do is to slit its back with a knife, lace it with a shoestring, and everything'!! lie all hunkydoryl" Judge's Library. A little boy win elite rtnlning the minister the either day until his moth er could complete her toilet. The ml.iister, to make congenial ceinver sation, inquire!: "Have veu a do.?" "Yes. sir: a eh.e hshuiul," responded the lad. "Where- is lie?" questioned the' dominie, knowing the way to the boy's heart. "Father sends him away for the wilder. He says it takes him so long to i:i and eut of the door lie cools the whole house1. Leavenworth Iib r t'hremiede. There are farmers and farmers in this world. The worst case of the latter class that has come to our notice i that of the follow who re cently lnwsteel his money in the ac iiisltloi of several "herds evf Afri can owoanuts," under the impression that he couh'. milk them every morn ing, and so smash the power of the cream trust. A man who would believe that could he brought to think that riding in a subway car during tho rush hour was evidence of standing in the community. Judge's Library. They were on their honeymoon. He has bought a boat and had taken her out. putting her to tend the sheet. orate combinations. Hut recently there was a rurprise for them among the desserts. "Lillian Itussell, 30 cents." The diners eyed the words with in terest. "What in the world is that?" one of them aked. "Oh," answered another of the men. In a monchalant fashion, "probably a preserved peach." Huston Truveler. This wa.i heard in an overcrowded lioston elevated train yesterday morning: "Say, Dick," aid the young man. whose.- football tactics had won him a strap In the rush. "Say. Dick, I've been riding in on the "L every niorninj? e-xept Sundays and holidays for two years and I've n ver give n ;i;i a seat to a lady yet." "You're a po lite one-," sue e re-d Dick. "Nothing of the kind," retorted the young man. "I've never had a seat to give up." Hoston Host. "Can you tell me my hoy," said the prim teacher, "why the race Is not al ways to the swift?" "Yes'm," said the little boy, prompt ly. "It's because sometimes their tires bust." I'.altimore American. Pv3rsa Housewife Israel tliis al! yi are Booking for in Baking Powder? a high- M sell- Everything that cm !:2 jv-t ir.t.r. baking powder to make it good, pure and ctiectivc will be found in Calumet Everything and more that you 1 r i r .1. i- y'. ' cicsire ana cxpec: 01 any nign-grauc baking powder is positively assured you in Calumet. Then why pay exorbi- nmet will ''''s'S Calumet mere catisfactcrily attain ''Vv' is strictly for you a better result ,','',' quality product, more delicious, 'IJPy S incr at a moderate cost 'lighter and bet- You can't get better at any price- tCl raiSCCl S P'V"'. S nn't- not ic vrrw1 fnr tlir en mn mnnnif Cnlnmnt Rnldncr Pmvdcr is run rrm trod nrulnr every pure food law both State and National. This is as much and all that can be said for the purity of any baking powder. Its superior goodness is proven in the baking. Substitutes are imitations and never as good as the original. Ask for Calumet and get it. -you baking? .rvZ' filAKINO POWDFjy' OhtT BAKING PO'y Received Highest Award World's Pure Food Exposition Chicago, 1S07, thereby recognizing itz supreme merits. "This cljfar tastes like it was made of eabbajfe," growls the customer. "Huh!" replies the clerk. "If you knew the wholesale price of cabbage this year, yent wouldn't insluale that it could be put' in a 5-cent cigar." Judge's Library. upon my shoulders, not shirk it." And I shall '!! w;!l j, t' Hi r.iM.ot t i tr'i'ii ( v ry t p'St'-.J b tl.e JitS tie f.C.at, i. t: v. p. . present pys- afi'l '.nyidere-fl . T -Tf.e.Jy pug r .J r,t bes I, i.' r -.:A i.u; it,- of tbc dark i r-;h '.- , )lt. rrcst rpb-rel.d ar.-J ,;r.; n . : rr,. ,.! rn times. Th'r t.'ji'.ry J vr v. J.!- -, ,. rc.My labore.J, r.oi,!y t .'.. !, urd nol.ly dieil, honors bi-e r:. rr.vry t'.'l.iy, ;ncl will r ontiiniA t trei.e jr.- ,t ,n(f a!f the Stars and St rip s w i th r.ot u f,tar lacking continues to wave "-r tb land of the fref. anil the l,.,rne of the brave." Hig lire ii not to be rne asun d simply by its h-njrth. 1'ifty-j-lx years f m but few a contrasted with mv tnty or elKl.ty. but "figures on the dial" are not everything. "He most lives who thinks most, feels the no blest, ne ts the best." Abraham Lincoln had written his line or two before it came nlsht. "I believe I have made ome marks which will tell for the cause of liberty long after I am jrone," may now be regarded as a sober esti mate of his most useful life. RECIPROCITY. Certainly these sections of the coun try which are making thwnselves heard are In accord with President Taft on the Canadian reciprocity Issue. Telejrrnms, letters and press clippings nro pouring in on him from nil quar ters, in fivor"if ti tih'd 'for r9t- CARRYING OUT HIS PLEDGES. Governor Osborn declares he will veto e very appropriation bill that omcs to Ms office which is not abso lutely necessary to the life of the In stitution fur which it Is asked. This is In line with his promise to conduct the affairs of the state as economi "'o a perfume, arid as a private business corporation would be con ducted. "Absolute ne-e essities" are all he will recognize, for he Is determined that the deficit of ICOO.OOf) which the .st. etc will face; before the next tax levy Is available must be wiped out. Ho believes that severe retrenchment must be; the rule; until the state finances are put on a basin where the fry e,f bankruptcy, heard often in the Past few ears, will b; out of the 'juestlon. No state: institution Js nearer or dearer to the governor's heart than the l.'nivi-rsity of Michigan but no favor itism will be shown. The university will -have no frills in the matter of appropriations, nor will the smallest and least important of the Institu tions. He told a delegation which re eently visited him, seeking his sup port for a $2.10,000 appropriation for a new psycophathic hospital at Ann Arbor that he ould not stand Mr that appropriation, although as a regent of the university he had favored It. The governor says: "I have been busy listening to the arguments of those represent ing statp institutions and state de partments, who eome here hoping to get my indorsement. To them all I say Is that the st Mt of Mich igan for this term, at least, is to conducted more en the system The governor Is taking an entirely new stand in threatening to veto ap propriation bills, other governors in the past have accepted the budget when it . was prepared by the legis lature, but Gov. Osborn does not view his duty in that light. He takes the ttand that the provision giving a veto power on appropriations was put into the constitution for the purpose of fur nishing a double check on state ex penditures, and that he would be lax in his duty if he let whatever the leg islature sees fit to pass slip by with out consideration. He declares that his campaign pledges and the republican state platform called for a strictly bus iness administration, and that he Is equally responsible, within the power given him, to the people. ANTICIPATION. which it considers notable. Among these only six were published in Am erica: "A Motley," by John Gals worthy; "Tales' of Men and Ghosts," by Edith Wham ton; "The Finer Grain," by ''Henry y James, ' and "Celt end Saxon;" by George Meredith (all four from " Rcrlbner's) "Clayhanger," by Arnold Hehnet (Oulton'a.) and "An Affair of Dishonor," by William De Morgan (Holts'). - Last month Uncle Sam paid off $S36,690 of his indebtedness, but lie still owes $1,30.', 393,247.69, and is steadily paying interest on $913,317. 490 of it. The treasury announces that the "general stock." of money in the Uniteel States last Wednesday was $3,518,526,943. of which $3.211.5.-0.465 was in circulation. According to the treasury arithmeticans, the per capital wealth of the American people (old and young) last Wednesday was $34.43, LEGALLY HANGED By CHARLES LEWIS PHIPPS Copyright by Atncrlcr i Tress Asso ciation. 1011. "Which one of all your cases," I ask ed Wilcox, tho celebrated criminal law yer, "bus most excited your luterest?" "That of Mathews, who was accused i who pot nothing be of a private corporation. We aro going to be conservative In expen ditures until the deficit Is wiped out. It whs one of my pleelges to the 'people. I do not 'pretend to dictate to th legislature what It shall do. That Is a co-ordlnftte branch, of the government. Hut the constitution pr6vldeg that the hills must first have the sanction f the chief executive.' In this the There's a certain invitation That would win my approbation; It is to take a little flight with Wilbur Wright. Hut then my great elation Might be marred, In aviation P.y the perils that hover everywhere in sight. Should the gasoline give out Or the wind toss us about, It might mean a very, very nasty spill. Vet, I'm eager for the time When the pleasure shall he mine. Let the consequences be what e'er they will. Hal I. Day. More Modern. The Trance Medium "You're look ing pretty prosperous, FerdlnandI thought the slate-writing stunt was played out?" Former Slate-Writer "Oh, J cut that out many moons ago why, the spirit messages I dispense nowadays are written on souvenir post cards!" Red Corrlgan, who figured In the Ln Jole batting scandal at St. Louis last fall, and who was recently purchased by Pittsburg, Is to be turned over to Kansas City. HERE AND THERE. A school for forest rangers to con sist of a two year course, the winters of which will be spent at University and the summers In practical work on the state forest reserves, or In lum bering operations In the field, Is pro posal to "be established "by the author ities of the University of Wisconsin. Baltimore's negro segregation ordi nance has been thrown out of court because It was improperly drawn The state attorney admitted that the measure was Invalid. "I feel confi dent," he said to the court, "that the better element tf the colored people and the white people are heartily In favor of a properly drawn ordinance segregating the residences of whites and blacks, but this ordinance does not accomplish the desired results." Ex-United States District Attorney William L. Marhury has been asked to draft an ordinance. French musical critics who were present at the production in Dresden of "Dor Rosenkavaller" are unanimous in their enthuslsatlc" praise of Richard Strauss' new opera, which they pro claim a triumphant success. The Fig. aro says: "Richard Strauss, after hav ing In 'Solenne' exalteel to frenzied paroxysms the horrible and the mon strous has in 'Der RosenkavalleT achieved the noblest musical glorlllca- tlon of the melancholy pathos of n dying love, side by side with the fev erish yearnings and passionate trans ports of a newly born love." According to present arrangements, "Der Rosen kavaller," the music of which Is scored for 103 Instruments, will be brought out in Paris by Gabriel Astruc, direc tor of tho Paris Musical society, at the Chatelet the-ater In the latter part of June. New South Wales is said to have model woman's prison of the world. The cells are all lighted, plastered and colored light green. The bathreoms are supplied with both hot and cold water and each woman has a dally bath. All the wardresses are educated women. The women are known only by numbers, their names never being disclosed, so that no prison taint may cling to them after they have server! thedr term. WJille In prison they are divided Into three grades; In the sec ond grade they may have flowers In their cells, In the third they may have pictures also. There are no positive Thirty-five women have been elect- punishments. Privileges are given as ed town councillors In Sweden. Eigh- . rewards for good work, and forfeited teen were elected by the Liberals, nine for misbehavior. They grow their by the Conservatives, three by the own vegetables, are taught to cut and Socialists and five on Independent make plain clothes and to cook and tickets. One had the Joint nomination wash. A committee'of Sydney women .if both LHernls and Conservatives, meets every week and arrange to help The majority of these women are those who are leaving. The discharged school teachers. , prisoners are returned to their friends , 4or. a" 1 """-laces , of employment, ' The London Nation selects from flc-1 Nt lenst 100 miles from of murder." "Wns he lnnoceut or guilty?" "Iunoccut." "Did you secure his acquittal?". "No." "Hanged?" "Yes; legally hanged." "What do you moan by that?" "I'll tell you. Mathews was In the eiuyloy of Henderson, the man who was murdered. I don't care to go Into the details of the case; I will only say that there was so much circumstantial evidence against him that from the first I despaired of saving his neck. I knew bo was iunoccut, though he could no more explain the circumstances that pointed to his guilt than I could." "How did you know he was Iu noccut V" "Uy both experience and Intuition. I defy any of my clients to deceivo mo in this regard. I simply look them in the eye, and that tells me the story. "There wus everything about Mathews case to Interest me. He was a jouuger son of a ltrltlsh country gentlemun and in love with the daugh ter of another llritlsh geutlemuu. Ills mother had no knowledge of his hav ing been uccuseHl of crime, much less having Leon convicted, for I could do nothing to prove hint innocent. Ho showed mo his mother's letters, and it wus distressing to read them. His betrothed was also writing him with out any knowledge that he was uuder sentence of death. A week before he was to bo hanged n letter from solic itors in England was handed him. In forming him that a bachelor uncle had died and left him a large fortune." "Upon my word! It wus un iuter- j estlng case, wasn't it?" 1 "I should say so. If ever there was a man who hud everything to live for ' Mathews had. And to bo Judicially executed without ever having wronged any one In his life was simply awful, j You have no idea how having a life ! on your hands wears on n mnn, and this case nearly drove me insane. "Hut I braced myself for n gigantic effort. After conferring with Mathews I decided to cable the solicitors in England, giving them the situation and asking how much funds they could cable me wlthiu a few days. They placed jCL'O.OOO to my credit, and with this sum 1 went to work. There was no use in trying to secure delay or a new trial. . What I must do was to interest the sheriff. 1 had u long ! secret conference with him. but could not move him to act for money, though 1 so fur secured his Judgment that he must do an olucial wrong in hanging Mathews that he consented to wink at any game I might practice, provided It could be kept secret. - " 1 1 "..'!" 7..io v,io was a professor In a medical college to ap ply for the body of Mathews as soon ns he was dead. This enabled Me to gain possesion of the condemned man the moment the hanging w;m over. Then-1 "tlxed" every oillcial who was to h'i profont at tht hanging. Mathews put In n request that there sho$!d bo no spectators present. I could not even ha preset myself. Hut there v.v.s not one of tlii' oilioials to whom I paid loss ::",::."".). and the hangman cot ':!".'!:. " fr''id tho doctor was the ec.iir o:.o pie..j-:i: Ho had a coll'in ready for the corps.1 us soon r.s it was taken from tho gaHows and u hearse to curry it to Hi hospital. , "Well, that ninht I went to the hos pital mid found Mathews locked in tho doctor's room." "Hut how was the hanging man aged;" "I don't know; I never asked. There were half a dozen men paid by the state to see that Mathews was banned, and I paid every one of thorn in nil $100.000-trt -o through (he proves. without hanging him. All I know is that I paid the money and found Mathews alive in the doctor's room. Some burnt cork, n woolly wig and n suit of clothea procure-d from a Jew tailor llxcd him so that no ene would know hint. I had a steerage ticket for hh.i In nn outgoing steamer, and early the n;xt morning he was on his way to Ihig Inn.l." "ITe must have been very grateful to you." "(irateful! 1 should K.-iy ko. P.efore parting with mo he made me promise that I would come over ns soon as possible and see him. I couldn't go for a year, and then I found him in possession of toO.oiK) a year Income and married to the woman he lored. lie mot mo on the steamer, and the first thing he dlel was to Impress It upon mo that neither his mother nor his wife ii rx any one living except his solicitors know that he was Judicially i -'d In America. lie had eften tried i.o bring himself to unburden his so. crct to his wife, lint had always failed. "Mathews entertained me royally i: 1 begged mo to suggest some w:iy f him to pny the debt he owed nie, v'von If it required every cent of M fortune; I nssnrod him that 1 took more comfcrt In his case than In nl! tho cases I had ever won. though I had lost it. "After spending a month with hnn I left him to return. He could hardly hoar to part with me and regretted that it wouldn't lo safe for him to .-who to America or ho would cross thf ocean with mo. lie shed te:;ra wIjhm I nine away." "Fire Fan." Traveler (In n railway car, to fellow rasyentcr); "Sir, what do you mean? This Is the third time you have put out my match." Fellow traveler: "Force of habit. I'm a member of a volunteer fire brigade." News Want Ads bring results 1 1 :J5m5;5KkjS I Beginning Feb. 13, 1911 the GLACIADOME WILL BE CLOSED ON Monday M Friday Evenings Band Tuesday and Saturday Evenings Amateur Hockey Wednesday Evenings KEWEENAW RINK COMPANY HAVE YOU PILES? Then Get Hem-Roid Under Money. Back Guarantee. Pllnd plies, protruding piles, Itch ing piles, are cured with equal eoc enes by the guaranteed Internal rem "rty, Dr. Leonhardt'a Hcm-Rold. The guarantee is ne broad that It cot you nothing If you get no benefit. Don't waste any more time with salve, suppositories or other out ido treatment. Attack the Hem-Rold 11 for large bottle last- Ing 24 daye, at Kagle Pharmacy, Cal umet, Mich., and Laurlum Tharmacy, iwiunum, Mich., and drugglssts every where. Dr. Leonhardt Co., Bt.it Ion JJ Puffalo, N. Y., Prop. Write for hook- f USE No soot, no matches, no poisonous gases. Houghton County Electric Light Co. oTME-dJLSOSil ESTATE