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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20. 1913.
TSB CALUMET NEW B
REFUND TAX TO
Council Takes Formal Step To
ward Aiding Commercial Club
The- 11 uh im k city council, at its
meeting last night, look formal action
toward Inducing new ineluatrle-s to
tome to tills district when Alderman
lYancin edfe-red a motion that the. city
attorney Investigate the legality of
i (funding taxes for a pe-rioel of yours,
to new Indus! ricH, If the remission uf
taxes Is legal, a e-e-nimitto i-onsisUng
vt Mayor OJala und Aldermen o'Neil.
Thotiey a ut) Scott, will bo authorized
to mud with representatives of such
enterprises und the Copper Country
tdommorcial club und make any con
tract which will benefit the city.
This ucUon huh taken pursuant to
the reading of the following commuu
iuitiou from See rotary (J. L, Price of
t lit.- Commercial flub:
"You ure, of course, familiar
with the puriNises for wnich the
Copper Country Coinme-rciul club
was orguni-d, among- tlrj cnief of
which Is the Industrial advance
loent i f the land of the. red metal.
Hancock is particularly foitunuto
in possessing seme of t In? iiiiest
factory Kites to be found iu Michi
gan. It is also to bo coMm ulu
late. upon having public- spirited
eitl.ons who tire ready to release
without recompense valuable prop
erly suited for factory sites. As un
added inducement to industries to
locate in Hancock, permit me to
suggest that your honorable exe
cutive body, by ordinance, or
throng li such other method us may
le constitutional, provide for the
remission of tuxes, for a period of
live or ton years, us ou may see
lit, to eniorprisoH which are strug
gling for a foothold In our city. I
urn confident that every penny
sacrificed now will be repaid ten
times over in the nuturul growth
incident to the industrial progress
Contract for Lighting.
Mayor ojala and the. clerk were
authorized to contract with the Hough
ton County Kleclric Light ci mpajiy to
furnish -4 Incandescent lamps for the
liont street lighting system. Twenty
of these lamps will burn until 10: "d
and I lie remainder all night. Objection
to the contract which was submitted
by the lighting company was raised
when it was pointed out that no stipu
lation was made for a reduction in the
late if tli ttule should place munici
pal lighting systems under a utility
commission. This clause, however,
will be Inserted In the contruct, und
the company agrees ! meet the pri os
of nny competitor.
The Dakota Heights company will be
instructed by the clerk to repair Its
sidewalk in Last Hancock from the
Kerredge theater to Its boundary line.
Engineer Makes Report.
The report of City Engineer Muc
lonald. to the effect that property
owners In West Hancock who have
connected their premises with the
sewer stcm have not been placed on
i.poclnl assessment roll, was submitted.
The outcome of a discussion was that
the engineer should prepare u rate of
assessment for this Improvement and
submit his figures to the December
mooting of the council.
The clerk and street commissioner
were authorl.cd to purchase a Hide walk
sera per, following the acceptance, of the
report of Street Commissioner Hos
king. A bill for medical services for Isaac
Sippola, who was Injured while iu Ihe
city's employ, was referred to the at
torney. The bonding company uxors
that it is liable Tor medical I rent men t
for a period of four weeks but IV
council Is of the opinion that the con
tract specilies a longer riod. Sippoli
sustained such Injuries that he must
undergo an operation to his ee and
the council feels that the 'toneling com
pany should pay for this operation.
NEW BASKETBALL TEAM
Railroad Emploes Organize Quintet to
Play Indoor Game
The employes of the Mineral Langc
depot at Hancock have arranged a
basketball team und ure ready to play
any of the local teams already organ
ized or proposed. The railroad men's
loam is composed of I'linke-y. K. Mac
Lean, Verrun. Tumblyn und Wlvoll.
The team will commence practice as
soon us arrangements can be made for
a hull. The expressman's team, con
sisting of Thoeny, Wlvoll. Paull, Stlnn
and iJlllosple, will probably play a
game with the railroad team In the
North Mar Tempi ranee hall some
time next week.
BOATS, EXPECTED THIS WEEK
Two coal boats aro expected to ar
rive next week for the People's Fuel
V Supply company, each with l.-ViO
tons of coal, one Is to get hero Sun
day und the other is expected Thurs
day These two curireea are expected
to be the last with coiil for the win
ter's supply of the People's I'uei Co.
A dancing party will bo given by the
Herman Aid society Thanksgiving"
evening In Oerinania hall. Kltngkam
mer's orchestra will furnish the music.
ACH FWIDlV1 Ask your doctor about Aycr's Pills.
3 IrV ITll 1 1 VI Ask him if he advises you to keep this
family laxative In the house. He knows the action of these pills,
and can wisely advise you. Take them or not, as he directs.
Ayer's Pills have been sold for over 60 years. For constipation,
biliousness, sick-headache. Indigestion, dyspepsia. ' iA'T;
HANCOCK EAGLES NOMINATE.
Another 3et of Candidates Will Be
Chosen Next Week.
At u mooting of Hancock aerie, Fra
ternal Orilor of Kugles, Tuesday even
ing cund'dates for ofllce were named.
A second opportunity to nominate will
be given next Tuesday evening-. In the
future throe trustees will be chosen
for terms: of one. two and three years
uccording to the change adopted at the
last convention. Candidates named
Tuesd ly evening are:
President 11 ward Cuff. v
Vho president--WilIlam II. Mudge.
Chaplain .1. W. Mackelu.
Secretary Chiirles JJ. Rouleau.
Trea s u i or Henry Ui rsen.
Insid" guard Albert tslM.ru.
Outside guard Ld. Warren.
Auditing committee James Mc
tSlynn, KM. Schcirc and Albert Olson.
UNIQUE BIRTHUAY PARTY
AT BEACON HILL LOCATION
REP. KAPPLER AND FATHER OB
SERVE ANNIVERSARY BORN
SAME DAY OF MONTH
A uiiioue birthday party was cele
brated Monday evening- at the Leucon
Hill schoolhou.se, the. occasion being
the Joint unnlvorsary of Frederick
Wupptor. Sr.. of Deacon Hill, and his
son. Frederick Kuppler. .Jr., of Luke
Linden, representative iu the Michigan
legislature- from Iho Second district
of Houghton county. The guests in
cluded a large number of friends of
the father und son und the evening was
The elder Mr. Kuppler is a native of
Hernia ny, born there K4 years ago lust
Sunday. Nov. 11. 1VJ9. He emigrated
to the I'nited States early in life and
settled at Sheboygan, Wis., where so
many sturdy Herman pioneers of the
copper country first made their homes
in Ihe new world.
Later Mr. Kuppler came to Hancock
where he engaged iu logging for a time.
He afterward lived for Borne years in
Marquett" and Xeguunoe and then re
turned to the copper country. The ex
piration of his eighty-fourth year of
life finds him in excellent health and
spirits ami with as full un enjoyment
or his birthday festivities as any of
the younger people of his family.
His son. Frederick, was born 47
yours ago on his father's birthday an
niversary. The other members of the
immediate family are three brothers
who live in Saginaw. Loth father and
sou ure respected citizens of the
Houghton county communities in
which they make their homos.
DELEGATION TO CALUMET.
Hancock Church Will Be Represented
at Sub-District Meet.
Arrangements wore made tills morn
ing for a party of Hancock people to
attend th" sub-district convention of
the Houghton Methodist Episcopal dis
trict to take place In that village next
week, t.ishop Hurt will arrive In Han
cock next Tuesday with District Su
perintendent Marvin from Ironwood.
where a sub-district convention will
be held on the previous day.
The ladies of the Calumet First
church hive arranged to serve dinner
for the visitors. Rev. Crosby asks
members of his church to let him know
if they intend going to Calumet to at
tend the mooting.
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A Idet man Johnson lias returned from
Ironwood where he has contracts for
installing several furnaces. He will
return to Ihe Iron country iu a. tow
(I i v s.
Lev. A. F. Healey of Ironwood is
visiting friends here. Rev. Healey was
formerly pastor of the Pewabir Metho
dist Fplscopfil churc h.
Fllery Ails of Crund Folks is visit
ing his parents In Hancock.
Miss I .yd la Malison left last even
ing for New York to reside.
Tons of poultry will be shipped into
llaiicotk and other copper country
towns within another week for the
Thanksgiving trade, and it Is expected
Ihe demand will be greater than that
of any previous your in a long time. In
spite of the strike local merchants look
tor a brisk Thanksgiving business and
say from the nutnlit r of ndvunce in
quiries, there will be few homes this
your whose festive hoards will not be
graced with fowl of some kind.
The Ripley lire department will give
Its third annual ball at the school hall
the night of December 12. Kllngkam
mor's orchestra will play the music.
CZAR MAY CHANGE LAW.
Decision Hinges on Sex of Expected
Baby and Health of Son.
St. Petorsbudg. Nov. 21. Unless the
expected imperial Russian baby, who
is to see the light of day In the idyllic
little cottage palace at Llvadla, near
Yalta In the Crimea, proves to he R son,
Csar Nicholas probably will alter Lie
Russian law of succession In order that
one of his daughters, who are splen
didly vigorous and unusually Intelli
gent young girls, may succeed him on
the throne should the czarevitch fall
to recover completely from h'j mys
terious malady. latest reports, how
ever, have It that the little 1II his
been greatly benefitted by a recent cure
of mud baths.
Supt Keeler Explains Provisions
of New Michigan Laws
"Any school district in Michigun
that does not have an up-to-date li
brary In its schoolhouse can lay the
blumo upon an unprogresslve teacher
or school board," says Superintendent
of Public Instruction Keeler, in a bul
letin Just issued. "The Michigan Stute
library will send a library of CO vol
umes to any school district which will
pay freight and cartage from Linslng
and return. As the cost to the most
distant district is not more than $.M,
these traveling libraries aro available
"These books may be kept for six
months, then returned und a new sot
Schools which desire a permanent
library also reap the benefits of re
cent state legislation. The bulletin
"Library money is now apKrtlotiod
to the various school districts which
have voted to establish libraries on the
first day of August Instead of In June.
The library fund Is made up of the
penal lines puid Into each county and
Is distributed according to the number
of children on the census lists.
"Contrary to the general opinion, it
does not cost the school district any
thing to establish a library. ATtcr 41
vote is taken at the annual or soiial
meeting and the fact Is reported to the
department of public 'instruction, the
district receives its shure of the li
The bulletin Issued by the new su
perintendent contains several Items
of Interest In regard to school sani
tation and Instruction in the value
of the more common and often de
THE EGG KING
A tall, gaunt young man entered the
office of the theater and asked for the
"What can I do for you'.'" Inquired
.1. pudgy man in a checked stt't.
"I want an engagement as a freak
In the curio hall."
"Who are you?"
"I urn Knoeh, the Egg King."
"What Is your specialty?"
"I ent three dozen hen eggs, tvvt
dozen duck eggs und one iloy.cn goose
eggs nt a single sitting."
"I suppose you ktew our policy?"
"What's that '"
"We give four shows every daj."
"! understand that."
"And do you think you can do It?"
"I know I can."
"On Saturdays wo often give
many as six shows."
"Am on some holidays we give n
performance every ho'ir "
The young man hesitated.
"In that case," he finally said. "I
must have 0110 thing understood be
fore I sign a contract."
"What's that?" asked the manaRer.
"No matter how rushing 1 uslness
Is nt the museum," the Kgg King re
plied, you gotta gimme time enough
to eat my regular meals at the hotel"
The life insurance of the people of
the I'nited States is more than double
that of all other countries of the world
Powerful Electric Locomotives
An order for the most jMjwerful
electric locomotive ever built has
just been given by the New York,
Central Si Hudson River Railroad, the
locomotives being for use in Its Now
York terminal service. The present
order Is for six electric locomotives,
and follows an order given early In
this your for ten locomotives, which
nt that time were the record-breakers
so fur us their hauling power was
concerned. . 1
These two orders. placed In the
short period of less than u year, arc
u striking commentary 011 the con
slant nnd rapid growth In traffic, and
Ihe corresponding increase in the d
mand for larger and heavier train un
its. This growth hus been notablo
ver since the installation of electric
rower In the New York Central tor
n Ho thiiiy-flve 60Q-volt, direct
cut rent pasyonger electric locomotives
wore built by Ihe tlonor.il Kloctrlo
company nnd Introduced in the ter
minal. ThoPe machines aro all of the
UTi-ton type. Twelve mor engine
of the same type wore placed. In serv
ice In I HO!. AH these locomotive
were designed with sufficient tractive
effort to haul 5:t"-ton-frross-welght
trains nt fio miles r hour In the reff
ular terminal service. '
The ten 100-ton electric locomotive
ordered the early part of tlvl year
are designed for pulling1 the heavy
limited trains, and will exert suf
ficient tractive effort to operate 809
ton trains In continual servlcft be
tween the New York Central terminal
Untlon ami Harmon. They are cap
nblrt of operating a 1,000-ton truln 10
emergency service or a train of th
same fToss weight on level tangent
rack continuously at sixty miles per
hour, or nn 900-ton truln at slxty-flv
miles per hour.
Hut the weight of the trains which
are being hauled out of the terminal
ts ever Increasing steadily and som
of the more Important trains now
weigh oer 1.000 tons. It hat there
fore been Ceemel desirable to hav
engine for the maximum service with
ery great continuous capacity, ample
overload and high monetary rating.
The new lot omot Ives Hre able to exert
practically the same tractive effort
continuously thnt the rrvlou ten
loooinotlvos can for nn hour.
The ten tons Increase In weight In
AGAINST GRAFTING BY
NEW YORK POLITICIANS.
Now York, N. Y.. Nov. JO. 4 leorge
M. MctJuIro of Syrucuso, pale and often
weak of memory, whispered corrobo
ration of some of the charges made
by John A. llennessy against grafting
politicians in a throe hour examina
tion yesterday afternoon hy District
Attorney Charles S. Whitman.
Mclulre was the da's only witness
in the John Doe inquiry through
which Mr. Whitman Is seeking to bare
corruption uniong Tammany and Re
publican collectors of campaign con
tributions from 300 or more contrac
tors on state barg canal and highway
Honnessy, investigator of graft for
ox-(!overnor Sulzer, sat iu the court
room us MctJuire toslllled. Of none of
the charges, however, could the wit
ness speak of his own knowledge. They
hud come to him in the gossip of con
tractors. McCuire testllied that he hud
heard of forty or more contractors be
ing forced to make contributions, of
these he had told Htnnessy last Octo
ber and llennessy had written them
The memorandum was introduced,
but McCiUire failed to recall some of
Its contents. Nor would AMiuire give
the name of a single person who had
given him information.
What Mcdulre knew dellnltely wus
that he and his brother, James K. Mc
tJuire, for six jears mayor of . Syra
cuse, had prolited by commission be
tween H.500 und $5,0oo on the sale of
asphalt und oil to the slate and to
contractors on state work. The com
missions, Met Suit e testllied, were paid
by the Larhcr Asphalt company, by
which his brother had been long em
ployed, und by the United States As
( halt company.
GOV. FERRIS FIXES
SUNDAY, DEC. 7, AS
Umsing, Mich., Nov. no. Jov. Fer
ris has Issued the following procla
mation, hxlng Sunday, Dec. 7. as "Tu
Good health Is an asset. The laws
of heulth are as much Cod's laws as
are the 10 commandments. The rav
ages of the white plague surpass the
ravages of war. Intelligent, concerted
effort on the part of the American peo
ple would in a few generations exter
minate this plague. It Is humane to
use nil possible means to relieve the
afflicted and protect those who are
If, however, it la Jmerutive that tu
berculosis patients have an abundance
of pure air and sunshine, systematic
out-door exorcise, nourishing food and
pleasant surroundings, how-Immensely
impoitant Is it that all who are not
afflicted have the benefit of these agen
cies in order that we may eventually
have a people who are immune.
The truth of the matter is. there ex
ists u superstitious four in relation
to pure air. especially In living and
sleeping rooms, a fear of disastrous
consequences from out-door living.
Let the evurigels of rational living not
lelax their efforts In teaching the peo
ple how to avoid the contagion of tu
berculosis, but at the same time let
them loach well peoplo how to acquire
the physical vigor that resists tuber
culosis and nt the same time resists all
Therefore. I. Wood bridge N. Ferris,
governor of the state of Michigan,
urge the observance of unday. Dee.
T, as Tuberculosis day.
Ptter llennigan, of Livingston, N. J.,
killed a Koe 'i'l years old the other
day because tlu bird had become cross.
these machines is accounted for
mainly by the greater amount of ma
terial in the motors, which ure of
larger capacity. The speed and
toriie huruc'cristlcM of the locomo
tive have been kept pructieally tie
same us those of the former ten tin
t bines, hut the new locomotives ar-'
capable of hiuling approximately H
per cent greater tonnage in contin
The previous- ten 100-ton locomo
six new electric engines will develop
Ing l,4t0 horte-poWev 'eontinuoiislv.
J.ooo horse-power for one Jiour, und
can develop as high us .1,000 horse
lower for short periods. This corre
sponds to a tractive effort of 0,000
pounds at 0 miles per hour contin
uously, or LViOO isninds at .'it miles
per hour ut the one-hour rating. Tin
six new electric cnigines will develop
I'.ouO horse-power continuously or
'00 horse-power for one hour. The
equivalent tractive effort Is 11,00'J
pounds nt T.t miles per hour continu
ously, or 20.000 pounds uL 4! miles
per hour nt the one-hour rating. They
ure ubL to haul 1, 100-ton truins In
continual servic between the termin
al and Harmon, are capable of oper
ating 1, 200-ton fains in emergency
service, und l,200-ln truins on level
tangent track continuously nt "
miles per hour.
The motors are electrically connect
ed permanently in parallel In pslrs,
and the pairs can be connected in
thrco combinations, viz., serle.i se
lies-purallel, und parallel. They arw
Insulated for 1,2"0 volts, so that If
at any future time It should bo de
sired to operate the lo'-omotive on this
voltage, the pairs of motors could be
ihi'iiged from parallel to series con
nections and ihe same speeds 11 ml
control combinations obtained as on
The new locomotives are now un
der construction in the works of the
lienerh! Klectrlc company at Sche
nectady. N. Y.. and will be placed In
operation as soon us completed. Com
pand with existing tyes of electric
engines, these mnchi.ios have greater
capacity and higher efficiency than
any oil er high-speed electric locomo
tive ever constructed. Withal, the
total weight, weight per driving axle
find "dend, weight" Is'less than th.it of
nny other locomotive 4ppronching
their capacity. New York Times.
U. OF M. NEWS NOTES.
Ann Arbor. Mich., Nov. 20 Profes
sor David Friday, of the economics
department. Is continuing in Now York
city, the work begun at the Pittsburgh
terminal, of revaluating the proiMtty
of tlu Luke Shore railroad.
Michigan's "all-fresh" football teum
has Just closed a season of continu
ous victories, scoring 2.15 points to its
opponents 7. This record covers live
games and represents more than a
point h minute. The games were
played witli the stain college teams.
Dr. Ludwig Fu Ida, u 11 known Ccr
man author, lectured Saturday even
ing 011 "Die Deutschen in Amerika, oin
'P'e women's resilience hull, to be
erected on the site adjacent to New
berry hall, will house sixty students
und will le ready for occupancy next
fall. The hall is the gift of the New
I'ecords of the scholastic standing
of all students in the l.terary depart
ment will be sent to arents at the
close of each semester.
More than 1.1 00 freshmen are reg
ularly enrolled in gymnasium classes.
F.dwurd Zuputu, '17, has left the uni
versity for his homo in Mexico City,
fearlnj for the safety of his parents,
from whom he has had no word for
weeks. Mr. Zapata's father Is one of
1 1 uei ta's advisors. The son lias not
visited his home for almost two years.
Professor F. N. Short, of the rhet
oric department, will lecture on "The
Relation of Instruction in Journalism
to Couiscs in linglish," before the an
nual meeting of the association of
teachers of journalism, to be hold nt
the Fiiivcrsity of Wisconsin, Novem
ber 2S and 2.
An automatic railroad block signal
ling apparatus is to be installed In the
engineering college for the use of the
classes in railroad signalling next
Six women are regularly enrolled as
students in the engineering college.
Four women have boon graduated
since the college was founded.
if. Paul Vitry. of L'Lcole du Louv
re, Palis, will lectuie before the Cor
cle Franca Is on "French Art." Novem
A series of "twilight" organ recitals
on the Columbian organ, re-cently re
modelled new for the Hill auditorium
will be given by L V. Moore, head ef
the organ department of the university
school of music.
"The Scuree reivv," a comedy by Per
cy Mackaje, will bo presented by the
University Cornell y club as Its annunl
In tho now foil package
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LUSTROUS, CHARMING 25 GENT DANDERINE
NO MORE DANDRUFF OR FALLING
HAIR A REAL SURPRISE
To he posst sscd of a bead of heavy
benutil'u; hair; soft, lustrous, fluffy,
wavy and free from dandruff is mere
ly a nutter of using ;. little Dandeiine.
It is us.v und Inexpensive to Lav-:
nice, Kilt hair and lots of it. Just get
u 2.1 et tit hoi tie of Know lion's Dan
deiine row all drug (loio. recom
mend it apply a little as hre ted and
within ten minutes then will lie un
nppoutnn.'O of utcind.tncc; freshness,!
fluff re-ss and un in tunpaiahh gloss
und lust:e and I ry us you will you
innriot foul a trace of dandruff or fall
production. Fourteen plays written by
undoi gruduutos were submitted in the
Comedy club competition. Three of
then will be read by eastern produc
ers, one of the three being awarded
U t weiit.v fi ve dollar prize by the- club.
Fielding H. Yost closed his thir
teenth season us Mh higan's football
couch Suturdu, when Michigan de
feated Pennsylvania lo to 0. f the
nine games played with Michigan,
Pennsylvania has won live, one con
test resulting In a scoreless tie. Dur
ing his thirteen years at Michigan
Couch Yost has uchieved a remarkable
record 1 iiic hundred tivc regular
games wro played during this period,
Michigan winning all hut ten of them.
Michigan has scored :t.',M as against
her opponent's :;tr. In P.ti2 Michigan
scored t'.iil points agaiu.-t an opposing
12 and in P.'ol made ;i record of ;1."o
e dd Fnivetsity hall, w hose outgrown
seating capacity of 3, lino necessitate. 1
the oreetion of Hill ;i uditorium, the
gift of the late Logout Mill, of Sagi
naw, will be ivmodt led us a student
thcit-i, tic- board of regents having
acted favorably upon a petition to that
effect pivse-ntcd by the various elra
maMe clubs of the un i crsit.v .
l'x-tooriior Chase S. (isbortic has
presente-d the university with a very
tare ypeiinie'ii oi aepvoiuis tilaus' e-gg
and a fos.il hippopotamus, which we're
I secured by him on his present expe
dition iu South Africa. The egg was
found in the possession of tribe of
pagan worshippers near Madagascar.
Dr. A. S. Warthin. of the medical
college, is the most popular of the ex
tension lecturers. There have- been
hundreds of reipiests throughout the
state for his lecture on "Sexual Phys
iology and Pathology."
A series of lectures em "How Men
Know Jod" will he he-gun by T. M.
Ideu, on the bible chair course Novem
ber IS. The following subjects will be
discussed: "Hod's ways of revealing
Himself to man." "The relation ef
cess has aroused
competition the cigarette busi
ness has ever known and yet
MECCA sales have steadily
The efforts of competitors
have only served to call more
smokers' attention to MECCA
and MECCA quality always wins
MECCA is different from any
other cigarette a Turkish Blend
of the world's finest tobaccos
selected by the greatest leaf"
experts in this country and in
In the new foil package of 20,
MECCA is unquestionably one
of the greatest values ever offer
ed to American smokers.
ing hair; hut your r.al surprise will
li alter about two weeks' use, when
you will see new hair fine und downy
at hm yes but really new hiir
KprouMng out all over your scalp
7) ind riii" is. we b-lieve, the only
sine heir grower; destroyer of dan
druff und cure for itchy scalp arid it
rover fails to stop falling hair ut once.
If voii want to prove how pretty and
soft your hair really is. moisten a
doth 'villi a little Dun'erinr- and care
fully draw it through your hair tak
ing me small Miand at a time Your
hair will be sott. glo.sv and beautiful
in Just a few moment a delightful
Kiirprise uwiiiis everyone who tries
m ienee and religion: fhe religion
of great scientists;" Tim bible, the
supreme ii-veah r of tiod;" "Why every
man should know the bible;" "How
cur bible has come to us;'' "How to
study the bible."
The ov -ore-row ding of classes In
landscapes designing lias necessitated
the pal t it ioning of the corridor em the
fourth lloor i f I'nive -rslty hall Into two
new class and laboratory rooms.
More t:ian 1,100 nun are regularly
Mtolled in gymnasium classes this
WISDOM OF THE KIDDIES
'oiiuressmau James L. Slayil'-n of
Texas told me one at a ie'ccnt baii'iuet
to prove that occasionally ou era n't
lose the kiddies when it come-s to
choosing the wisest ceuirse.
Connected with u niigious institu
tion in a certain city, the congressman
said, there- is u baseball team oompose-d
of l'.'-y ear-old youngsters. Some time
ago the team got a e hallenge from the
( lub of a similar institution, and. wish
ing to encourage the boys, the minister
gave them $1. telling them to spend
it for bats, balls, gloves or anything
else- that would win the game.
('aim- the great day and the minister
went down to t Ik- bull field, e'lanoing
mound he saw the same old parapher
nalia. Not a single now article was in
"Come here ,1 minute, Willie." said
lie, calling the captain. 'Where aro
your now bats, halls und gloves'.'"
"We haven't got any new bats, balls
and glove-." said Willie, glancing from
the dominie to the eipposlng team.
"You haven't." exclaimed the sur
prised pastor. "Didn't I give you $.1
to buy I hem'.'"
"Yes, sir," replied Willie, "but you
tod us to spend it in any way we
thought best to win the game so we
gave it to the umpire." Philadelphia
China. Japan und Canada are said
to he the only civilized countries hav
ing no nankruptcv laws.