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THE CALUMET NEWS i HE CALUMET NEWS F.und.d 1880 DALLT KXVHPT 81'NUAT Pubb.hsd By Ths MINING GAZETTE CO. AT CALUMET, MICHIGAN. M. W. Young. w- M- fy1' Editor. Bu. Mgr. TELEPHONES. BuimMt office 209 Editorial Rooms HANCOCK OFFICE. Elk.' Tomplo. Phono S12 HOUGHTON OFFICE. Phono 199 Publication and Printing omen, 1U4 Fifth Street Calumet, Michigan. PntoreJ at the Post Office t Calumet, Mtchlxn, aa Second Class Mall Matter. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: By Mail or Carrier. Pox vear (not in advance) M 00 Per year (In advance) 150) Per month M 81ngle .- ie 06 Old auboci-ibrrs wishing to change their addrrssei must furnlah old as well aa new addresses In cu h Instance. New subacrlrtiona may be orderec by telephone, mall or carrier, or x lr paraon at the company's office. Complaints i lrreauilarlty In derlv enr will receive prompt and thorough investigation. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 18. 1911. Philadelphia may be a alow town, but there's nothing slow about Its baseball team. So President Johnson has picked the Mack men to win and President Lynch the McGraw men. Well, well! Who would have thought it? A movement, which appears to be backed by many of the most conserva tive republicans, has been started for the nomination of former Vice Pre i dent Fairbanks for governor of India na. It Is said that Mr. Fairbanks while not willing to make a contest for the nomination, will not decline It if It Is tendered by the state convention. Mr. Fairbanks will not discuss the sub ject and It Is not known wh: t his atti tude Is, but some of his friends say that there is no doubt he would MOSfjri the nomination If It tomes to him with anything like party unanimity. We note that our well known Wis OODSlB political purist Walter L. Houser, has been keeping the wires hot between the la Follette headquarter-: and Rudolph Spreckles, remarks the Milwaukee Sentinel. He now wants Spreckles to serve on "a committer of three on finance." Therefore it looks as if Spreckles Is slated to furnish the sugar for HVs presidential venture. Mr. Spreckhs may or may not he n flah of the tribe one of w hich, gamblers say. Is born every minute. Hut if Mr. Sprei kles would communicate at once with UselB Isaac Stephenson on the general proposition of grubstaking a la. Follette adventure In politics he might learn something to his advan tage. A SENSATION SPOILED. Purported statement of others that Edward HInes, the lumberman, hBtpss to "put over" the ei..-tion of United States Senator Isaac Stephenson and that Hlna and Stephenson each con tributed IZl.WM) to a "pot" of 1110.000 to secure the absence of democratic members from the Wisconsin legisla ture on March 4. 1SKI, so that Sena tor Stephenson might be elected, form - given by Thomas Morris, lieutenant r . - r ' V. atonal Investigating committee in Mil wauke yesterday afternoon. M'rns declared the Information was given to " W H -ookof Lul'jth wise figured gronlneraiy in the first to rest if tion of Senator W... . , I,r " ' ai.c that ok MM'd f f Superior. Wis., al-rn-'f'i .i. to I r i r n-, was paiu t: IK for his services in putting foef ' ' ' .u-Mit t 'iover- r.or Morris supcaitHd that his state m er j "j w.re t., e taken as "second 1-awl" ;rfr.-rmation, aa they were based cm what others had told him. but, he aaud. as a big:. 'fJe;41 ,,f Hja state, he deemed it is his duty to divulge what Wheo seen at IfuViih last night by a representative ? the a." lated Press. Mr "If the report of the testimony of Lieu'enant 'vvrT,,r Morn, on the stand at Milwaukee is '-orrect as pub lished, he la in Bfror. I male no so h statements to 1 n He a!;u!t:d !.n.t.K bad a conversa tion with Mr. Morris when they met In the Rookery builaing In CJBSSSJB last spring. It u or. I bject of the Stephenson : .on.- ,,, Mr. Cook, "which came up in a casual way but as for my savin that R A Shields went to Washington before the elec tion and got $100.0000 from Senator Stephenson with which to buy up tb Wls onsln legislature, that's way off We talked for some time, but I am cer tain I made no such statement" Thus another sensation In the Steph enson case is spoiled. SUPREME COURT CONGESTION. The supreme court of the I'nlted States opens Ita fall sessions with nearly 800 cases awaiting it. Also then are now about 200 cases ready g SB presented to it, with more to come n disposes of about 400 ases a year. Thus the court is about two years be hind In Its work This fact is elo quent of the law's delays. The supreme court will take up tin cases as It comes to rhern and It la evident that Nome of great moment to the people Hre going to be delayed a couple of years before being passed on. Thia la one of the things that makes the administration and enforce ment of the laws so cumbersome Any one can carry hi i-aae up ami the re u.t , I'll.- Mtuatioti d. .- not make for repeat for the la us or for the courts. Speedy justice, prompt ly, vigorously and surely administered Is the Ideal In court procedure and we are very far from the ideal. Many suggestions have been made for the relief of the supreme court me is that the court curtail or cut out altogether Its vacation. An tnet l that its members aerve on no com missions or other bodies whose duties would demand a portion of their time tine Is that the court be divided, only a portion of its members handling certain cases. The plan ha been uno-d by Preal- ulent Taft limiting the cises that can be carried to the supreme court. He has suggeeted that the ser of appeal be curtailed .that more original re sponsibility be vested In the lower courts so that only a portion of the eaues that are now carried Bp will be ermitted to find their way before the highest court. This seems to be the most certain method of preventing Um delays that now attend the procedure of the supreme eourt. At any rate the situation la one thai ia to be regretted. It la evident thai the efficiency of the administration of Justice must be decidedly impaired by the length of time before the eases can be taken up. Furthermore the business of the courts is increas ing, the number of cases that are tried and that are carried up Is on the in crease and it is reasonable t t lieve that in a few years the congestion In the supreme evurt will be even great er than at present unless in the mean time some steps are taken to relieve It CHINA AND SILVER COINAGE. James S. H. I'msted, whose handling of statistics seems to guarantee his qualifications for the Job. discusses in a recent magazine Silver and the I'hi nese Factor. With the conclusion of the new ('Lines.- ioan ! a-s.i:,.-s that the reform of the Chlnsee monetary system has begun. That China will go Irom a copper basis to a silver Bgr :. v seems assured. The chaotic condition of the Chl t:ese monetary system is almost beyond bailee Three hundred and twenty-five million people have been living and doing business with money whose minting has been the private graft oj" the Viceroy of each 1'rovirue of the Empire Nominally the money of hina ia silver. In foreign exchanges she uses silver dollars, mostly Mexican, but the common people depend on "cash." those copper discs with square holes in their centers, of which it takes one thousand to equal a dollar. The reform of the Chinese money is. therefore, of considerably Interest to silver-producing countries, a leader among which is the United States, -irn e, if ChlM reforms at all, it must be in the direction of silver. The Influence on the price of silver of China's adoption of a practical silver coinage would be vast, though gradual. To reach an average circulation of on ly one dollar a head would require the coinage of two hundred and sixty mil lion fine ounces. This is nearly fifty million ounces more than the world's entire silver production jn 1MH. Hut gradual reform of China's money sys tem has begun. The minting privilege lias been taken away from the Vice roys, and provisions have been made for the coinage at Peking of sliver dollars a little larger than 'he Mexican Subsidiary' coinage has also been ar (BfJfijBd on a basis that will keep the smaller coins in the country. Ka h dol lar Is to be worth ten dimes, each dime ten cents, while each cent will change : r lag "cash." While the effec t of the adoption of the silver standard In China will prob ably be to brace up the price of silver, which since 1S59 has tended steadily iiwr. ward, and so to help the silver industry the world over, other more re mote Mil more Important effects may 1 of these may be the plac ing of ChlBSSB industries, with their on such a basis as to 1 ring them into direct competition with r.tal Industries. As Mr. I'msted remark "The sentinels of the white I BflBf the j-rdd standard cannot af ford to sleep at their posts, when the sraUlaa tt the reitow rawCS. military and industrial, are arousing themselves to fresh activity and aggressiveness." It may come to a trrcat world contest be tween the white peoples with their v'i.'.vv it.'-i. ey, and the yellow people t 'i.eir white money. THIS DATE IN HISTORY. 1771 Continental t'ongreas B1 Opted ' I I'.ne. Tree Mag. BfitttB of the Nations, at I f BM BBgWBSg be French army and al lies under Napoleon and the Prussian, Austrian and Russian armies. ''harles K. Mudlc, founder of the famous lending library of Eng land, born In 'hesia, Knirl.md. Died 'x-t. ;', 15o ' ' r . i,d-. .i r -l I'.Hjieit Thorn Mi sue .. ic.j ,mr John Coiborne as governor of 'ariada ls6 lrd Paltiierson. celehrate-l Rrttiah statesman, died. Horn (. jo 174. 14 Jerry McAuley, founder of the famous Jerry McAuley Mission in ffsTB York ,lty. died In New York. Born In Ireland about i V4n. VM Joseph F. Smith succeeded to the president y of the Mormon church. 1910 The iN.rtuguese, republican I'M issued a decree exiling the liraganxa. "THIS IS MY 59TH BIRTHDAY." I'avid I'n-iiOiim Harrow, chancellor of the I'nUersity of (Jeorgia, was born In gle thorpe county, Ceorgla, , ( ber v, 1 x.-.j. ant ret-lved his educa tion at the l iilverslt.v i.r (Jeorgia. Ifi 1878, four fmn after his gradual Ion, he was apHinttt an instructor In the d. ,:i r tments of mathematics ami civil engineering In the unlversltyq and the following year b became orofesaor of civil engineering. In 18M be was ap- DIRECT PRIMARIES Will Destroy Political Boss System By CHARLES S. DENEEN, Governor of Illinois UK lircct primaries reform has done much to place the control of stato politics back into the hands of the jeoplc, where it belongs. The Illinois direct primary law provides for the nomination of candidates for all elective offices except trustees of universities. The people nominate through a secret ballot. There can be no doubt that this law has a STRONG TEND ENCY to abate political corrup tion, and I am heartily in favor of having it coupled with a COR RUPT PBACTI0E8 ACT. One of the very best features of the law is that it removes much of the power formerly held ovrr the vote by political bofggf. In my opinion with direct primaries it will ho only a matter of time when POLITICAL BOSSES WILL BP. UNKNOWN. pointed professor of mathematics and served In that capacity until his elec tion as chancellor in llii5. The admin istration of OksMMBlksT Marrow has been one of splendid .success for the university. Tho attendance hus In creased fifty per cent, and under his direction the Ceiiega of Agriculture and the BUmmST school of the iiniver sty have been developed to a high point of elli ieti' V and usefulness. 4 ODDITIES IN THE DAY'S EVENTS St. I 1 1 i h has conic to the front with the "lntutive' kiss," introduced by Mrs. Tillle Shaw In her complaint against Arthur Walchmmi. a llorist by whom she was employed. She al he threw a dollar Into her lap and tried to Kiss her. but when asked if he really tiled to kiss her re plied: "1 luid an Inttttlon he was going to." The court declined to recognize the "Intuitive kiss" when Walt Imian denied be Intended to try to kiss her, lid dismissed him. Bequeathed $5.10 to Daughters. The smallest estate ever recorded in the surrogate s ofllce is said to he thai (sf JamSB l. Doyts, it New York, whose will hns Just been Hied. The value t.f the estate Is $:.! and it is left to his two tla lighters. Raided Game to Wife of Player. Although neither hud held a card, Mrs .lohn Koiist and John Kmist. Jr., a fee months old, were the only ap parent winners in a poker game in East Washington street, Indianapolis v game in which her husband and seeral other- were playing was raid ed and th last Jack pot of $L'.r was seized hy the police. Mrs lAiust said her husband hail brought no money home and the court ordered the Jack pot turned over to her. Cost of Saving Souls. Hilly Sunday, the evangelist who used to be a baseball player, has puh llshed a pamphlet showing the cost of saving souls In various cities, and says ,Xt takes $r.t.' ,io save, a almier m New M 1'ity This more than Chlcjo but not so IB H h as I nd ia Bfl polls, w here the aver age Is $i;ji other figures are: Atlnn- ta, $7!; (few iirleans. Chicago, tttt; Koston. $4M). Piano Playing Record. Harry A. Hdinett broke the world's record for "long distance" piano play- THE OLSON ESTATE raUtiniJIlEIIUbRTiUaifG SCOTT ST. CJUJOHBT MICH. TELEPHONE Have Struck a Hard Blow At Corruption Try By FRANCIS C. M G0VERN, Governor of Wisconsin PKKHArS the WMOMfei primary law is as well known and widely approv ed by its friends and as emphat ically disapproved by its opponents as any in tho country. I have Aways advocated tho di rect primary system becauso it o,ivcs the people the power to make their own selection of candi dates irrespective of party bosses. It is also my opinion that too much power cannot he placed in the people. It is a MATTER F K EC OKI) that since tho adoption of the direct primary system thero has beea LES8 CORRUPTION in politics than ever before in the bigtOTJ of the state of Wisconsin. I hope the day is near when ev ery state in the Union will adopt direct primaries for all elective offices, as it means tlio perpetua tion of representative government. ing at licthlchem, t'a.. b playing 27 hours, 4H minutes and I seconds with out removing either hand frohi the keys. He h id bcalell the record of a Mich igan man by one minute and three sir i nds when he fell exhausted from the piano. To License Manicure Girls. K. M. Martin, a prominent citien of Washington, is pi eyed at the ministra tions of the manicure girls, ami de mands that the District of I'olumbia compel them to undergo nn examina tion and be licensed, He declares tb it the average Wash ington manicure irl butchers a man's hands in a barb irons fashion ami then makes him pay mm f0 cents to $1 for the punishment Woman Moves Balky Horse. Traffic policemen and scores of others l rle, to budge a balky horse lhat tied up Irs flic at School and Tre inont streets, lioston, -but the animal would not move. Presently an attractive young wo man came along, said it was a shame, and fettling a ptece of BhOOOlgtg fudge to the horse, held another piece under his nose and coaxed it away. Tombstone for Family. The headstone erected oVcr the grave of Ktlwanl I). Henslow in New Hoston, Mass. was a dtiorstone at his 'home for many score of years. The feet of his ancestors bail worn the stone smooth as glass, and he bad this inscription cut 'In It In memory of his father, rand and great grand parents, and kept its hi tombstone "I, Kdward Denalow, In this year of our lord, erect this stone in memory of my own, grand and great grandpar ents. In lov ish Klee I've stepped on (his stone for half century. I ll have my hod lie here My spirit will go I know not whcie I know I must die. Who cares? You nor I." The afatln, Puis. Is ironically de manding the Immediate destruction of the I'eace Hal.c, .it The Hague. 'When its construction was decided upon ' The Matin notes, the Annlo-Hoer war broke out and plans were laid for the Kusvo Japane . war. when the first stone w as la 1. 1 the kaiser made his voyage to Tangier, which event was the beginning nl the Morocco- Huropean complicat limn . shsg the first tioor was Mulshed Alist'.i seized Mosnia and Herzegovina; when the second llot.r was completi d the h'rant o- lernian controversy arose, and when the roof was put on tin Turco-Italian war In Ban." New York Tribune. NORTH 41. A QUEER LEGEND. Fedor Kosmich. the Hermit. May Havs Been a Ruaaian Ciar. A curious legend Is associated. vlth, tho BBBBB of Ale:mlor I. of Kussla. It la to the effect that the emperor In 1825 was aojourtilng In the Crimea. When near Taganrog his coiu lnuan by some means managed to overturn the carriage of a court courier named Markof. who wna kllleil. The em-j neror. wiBbiag to rid himself of the cares of state, ao the story runs, caus ed It to le reported that It was be himself who was killed. Then he car ried out a plan which he had for long conceived of retiring to Siberia nttd living there under an tusumcd name. Schilder. the historian, professes to have satisfied himself that at all ceiits the remains In the I'iitliedral of IVter BJad Paul are those of tho courier. Schilder asserts that he learn ed tills BMBCi from the children of Mnrkof. According to the letrcnd. Alcxan.lef I. of Russia died in Siberia bj 18r4. but history records that he died tit Tagnnrog In 1825. It seems that In is';, a mysterious atmnger appeared in Sllieria. He gave his name as Fe ci. r Kostnlch nnd never revealed nny other or the place whence he came. He lived the life of it hermit nnd was received generally with respect. In UN he accepted the linitntioti of a rich tnci h:uit to take up his abode his house at Tomsk. There he waa ! very retired and held communication! only with Mile. KrOUBOf ami the mer chant, her fat her. Every one who saw him wa9 struck with his ex traordinary resemblance to the le funct czar The Craml DttkS N'icn olas Mlclinllovitch contributed BS nrtl cle in the Hevtie Historiiiuo In which he denied the sensational part of the story, hut admitted that the hermit of Siberia might have been a natural brother of Alexander 1. London Globs IRISH BROGUE. It la Really the Old Time Method of Pronouncing English. Ptriatps nothing Illustrates better the vicissitudes of pronunciation ta Bngllsb than a study of what Is called the "Irish brogue." This lingual mode, for it is scarcely to be called a dialect. is usually presumed to be a dttSfiOfS tion of languauo due to lin k of BdoCB'i t ion ami contact with lofUlmatol on reel of English, it proves nftor ; little study t be a preservation of the old method of pronouncing English, which has CO0M dOWfl to a great de gree unchanged In Ireland from Shake Bpenre's time. In Kllzabeth's time, however, it came to he realized that if there was to lie SOI real SfllllSttoa of the two countries then ths Irish ISBgUBgS must be sup plgntod by Bttgllsb, and a dellnlte ef fort In this direction was made. This change of s BSCDi rsssntod Snd resist ed, vvmh nevertheless sllct esl'ully BC ompllshed nil mcr the lslantl Sggspl In the vve-i within n dscgdS after Shakespeare's death. This fact tal.es on a new significance when wo study what we now tall the Irish brogue In connection with what Is known to have been the pronunciation of Kngllsh at that time. The two are found to con form In practically every respect. Irishmen pronounce English as their forefathers learned it and have pre served its pronunciation because they have been away from the main cur rent of English specrh variation ever since. I Is rper's Ma gS Bl ne. Uncalled For Courtesy. The Vlcomte Toussaint was former ly a colonel in the French army and mayor of Toulouse. He was a brave niiiu and a dashing BflsOSff. I Hiring one of the hottest engagements of a terrihlo year of war. noticing that his troopn were bending forward un der S galling fire to escnpe t lie bul lets of the enemy while he alone maintained an erect position, be ex claimed, "Since when, I should like to know, has so much politeness been shown to the Prussians?" Tho snr ensm took Instantaneous effect, for the soldiers rushed forward and carried everything before them. Devoted to Duty. "Are you ever coming to bed?" he called out. "I don't know," she replied. promised Mrs. Jones that I'd keep track of her husband while she Is nvvny, and I'm going b know what time he comes home If I have to stay up all night." Detroit. Free Press. Went Further. "Didn't I tell ynu that when you met n innn In hnrd luck you ought to fleet hlSI wtlh a smile?" an id tho wise and good counselor. "Yes." replied the flinty soulcd per son. "I went even further than that I gave lihu the grand laugh." Wash IngtOO Stnr. CAUSfS SICKNESS Good Health Impossible With a Disor dared Stomach. There I nothing that will create slcknes or cause more troubl. than a disordered stomach, and many BBJOBti dally contract s. tlous maladies simply through disregard or abuse of the stomach. We urge every one suffering from any stomach derangement. Indigestion or dyspepsia, whether acute or chron ic, to try Rexall Dyspepsia Tablets, with the distinct usd.r tandinjr that we will refund their money without question or formality, If after reason able use of this medicine they arc not satisfied with the results. We recom mend them to our customers every day ami have yet to hear of any one who has not been benefitted h ythem. Three BBSS) 25c, 50c. and $1.00 a box. fluid In Rochester only at our store The Rezal Store. Vastbindcr and Read, Mc Goey THE BIRD MAN WILL FLY AT THE Laurium Driving PARK SUl'Y.Oc! Between 2,30 and 5. p. m. Race Between Airship and Auto lPyi liagi Auts - JT llCCS Children, 25c Your Money Back Fly Season Is Here Use an Blectric Fan to keep them off the dining table 6 inch $9.00 1-4 cent per hour to operate HOUGHTON COUNTY Vert in Bros. 71 Store for Men Who appreciate Value Men Come to Us for the Right Kind of Underwear They come here hecause long experience has taught them that that is the only kind we carry poor underwear can find no room on our shelves , For tha winter days that are coming soon you'll want heavy cotton or wool. In union suits they range in price up to $5.,T0- ,n 8eP" arate garments they range in pntc from jfy J5 garment down Sweater Coats Sounds Good These Fall Days I you are out doors much, drive a motor car or even go hunting, you will find a good warm sweater coat to be an indispensable garment to have around the plac. Ws show this season as -ompleta an assortment aa any man could asU for good reliable qualities, snappy styles and moderate prices. You'll find them worth while looking at. Why not drop around and see them today? From Mi SJA down as low siTso- HHSf THE S0NG OF A SKIRT-A MAN'S SHIRT A HAPPY SON Bound to b. if you .elect it from our .up.rb fall .bowing. All th. t n fiou I 22 Want ln yVr arablenatty slip., snl tiny ftjursam negbg.e and pleated bo.om .tyle. are h.r. T.k. . "bH hour off snd come and see th.m. The price $1 and S1.50 ' A .hipment of Clu.tt .hirt. reached u. this week, .11 nr.ttv oat tarn, and very .ty.i.h. com..';;.' OUr 8mCer'ty Su,t r wh... our .tock i. News Want Ads Brings Results .22 II He Doesn't Fly j ELECTRIC LIGHT CO.