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THE CAWMBT NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1914. JtoriTniumrt Xcuis Founded 1HM) Published by the MINING GAZETTE COMPANY. DAILY EXCEPT iUNDAT. M. W. YOUNGS, W. M. LYON Editor. Business Manager BnicrtM at the I'-.-' HBet tit Calumet, Michigan, as Second Claat Mall Matter. TKLKl'HONES: Bualnesa office 209 Editorial I looms 4 tkhms OP UB8CRIPTION : Hy Mall ur Carrier. Per year, In advance $5.00 Per year (not In advance) 6.00 Per month 50 Single tssue o Complaints of rregularit In deliv ery will receive prompt and tboruugl Invent tgation. WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1914. On thin, the eve of the anniversary of the i ..ppcr country strike. DM of the greatest industrial struggle! in the his tTv of the rial loti, this district has much to lie thankful for. An eta of hitter feeling has been usln red in agttatOfl .,! the worst stripe have he. n driven out: the mines ate working full handed; tlM workmen are indep. ndetit and flee. ..unrolled B) M organization which will bletd tlnni for strike as sessments and dues. The futute is bright. it is unpleasant to recall the days of anxiety win. h the prolonged period of unrest caused the community. Tin various happenings of that time, when men, misled hy false promises, .sought bv violence and i n 1 1 in ida t ion to enforce the dorninan. e ,,f an iiiiflatliahll or ganization, an- still vivid in the mind of ( opp.-r country people. Hut it i , leasing to rememher that Justice ;,nd right finally prevailed, that there was a man in the gover nor's .hair unafraid to do his duty; that the load citizenship of the district asserted itself; anl finally that the p'.u. r or the Western Pad) ration of Miners was hroken. All this is cause for thankfulness. 'opperdom always has heen one of the most prosperous fJntfieU in the country, and despite all the mass of misrepresentation l,y sensational writ ers of outside publications and Red Socialists, its reputation f.,r honest dealing and tair treattn- nt existini; be tween employers and employes is un harmed. It requited time for the truth lu c.ii. n up, inn ultimately it was tri umphant. T I I. - .. . . . o.i. i ne copp. r country will enjoy Utipicceilenied pro.-p.-ntv j.s (he belief expressed ,,fl all M.les. .n i.ptimistii xpirit is prevalent. The mining future of the district is sc. tire and the efforts of the Cotnmer. ial clul., now ..entering '" " rganleation of a holding com pany to hring new industrie.H here, gft assurunce .,f ., broad tapajutoa of Um oi: trl( fs industrial activttlet. dmi't know what a leKume is look It I up), The I'ses of Milk as Komi, li.a.l and Hread - .Making,'' and many other useful . ulinary hints. f course, Mrs. Just-married may have time to read all these thincs, bttt a knowledge of them will prove more beneficial to her happiness than know inn all about the hero and the her- me of the latest novel, or much ml. . i mati. ui ,.f a v aluable tOCiai nature Put while Mrs. Young-bride is busy in her Kit. hen working out the prob lems as expounded b the department of agriculture, her hands In the dough. her mind on her work, tfceagdj part if may l.e :i some shop, mill ottlce store, where be works; sbe might In pleased to know that Secretary Hous ton has not yiven her all his attention l.ut has al.-o remembered hubby, and hat issued naM hints for his use in working In the back yard. There ai evei so rrrany bulletins on "Weeds and Mow to Kill Them." "BaauttfyiM 1 1. .me Qrouada," Annual Plowoetot Plants," and "The II, .rue Vcgctuhh iar.lcn " So both Mr. and Mrs 1 Ionic-runners hould apply at ,,n. e for all this llter.l ture. It will keep them both busy do ing things of a practical and also up lifting nature. It will stimulate inter st in the home and make it a place 0 OBI fort, happiness and peace. AID TO THE NEWLYWEDS. Mrides wrestling with the problems -f the kitchen uill Bad a friend in th, Se. rotary of Agriculture Houston. Not lnng ago, he essaye, the role ,,f first to Mwtyweda, ami as far ha has mul. very good in this capacity, In fact, aa an aid to matrinioni.il feibif. a herein a man's heart is rea bed wiroum, his stomach, se,.. Houston stands in a , lass as high as , Olympus, or PikVa Peak, which is bet ter known to Americans. So when th.. h..nevrrio.,n is ..v. t aad practical r. utine of life begins, it oiikfu i.e a tine thing for the brides t., write t,, Washing. , and ask Mr HoUMtoa to send them some nf the nice rticiei he recently had prtated In reference to nana Ins he table f household. The yourur housekeeper u.m ,,. receive a bundle or parnphicis ooverlag -s: "Meat, Composition ""i Coonteg," I'm- ai irruit u ,.. i .. "J'"""rv '' V "Flea aa r r Kgga and Th ir (Jw :lH r,,,,,1 "Means , ' Be Thou Diligent to know the state of thy coal bin and look wall to thy dealer. Be sure that he it giving you the best service, the best weight and last but not least, GET YOUR COAL IN EARLY. We shall not be guilty of say ing that it's for your benefit only. It's for our mutual benefit. We are going to be honest in ALL things. The H. Van Orden THIS WEARYING CONGRESS Phis vista of congressional activitv stretches. OUl loagat ami longer in the future, comments the H.troit Free 'te.-s. It was to ajljourn in June, then in July. Recently the hope was held ut that it would gat through ha ct- er and now COW en the depressing in- ttmatlon thai the saows of next winter will tlnd it grinding away at its Job. Individually the members are lad iff er- nt tu its program and so manv of them are absent from the chambers that the whips are kept snapping mer rily trying to round up a UTTITIE. hat the houses are nominally in session ind the interference with business whi. h their presence constitutes con tinues unabated. It is 47" .lavs since this Congress onveaed, away bach in A aril ,,f last y.ar. If it keeps mi sitting even until October it will have been in continu es session as long as the entire Kit - ling of both fotigtesses in tacit of Preeideat Rooeeveit'a terms. Tin- fif ty eeveath and, Fifty -eighth can- iraaaai OCCUplad only Ml days r.r their whole work, and exactly the same number of days was used by the Pifty BJath and the Sixtieth eaagt -.sses, thaai hetaa the four that wet n- tcmporaneous with the seven years of tiie strenuous executive. Why is it necessary to have s,, much i : Congress now '.' Surelv no one would seriously argue that It Is doing work to justify its prolonged eslateace. To aa) that th. record of accomplishment these i,,st fifteen months parallels that f either ,,f the Hoosevclt terms Would be farcical. It is not an tflfc i,.nt flWgfesa that wc have had ao mm h of since April 7, lUSi n tin- coatrary it is eaeeaatvei) slow. It has paaaad oaiy two meas ures .,r major importanie. and of them one is riot yet in effect and the other be.,, a bitter disappointment to th...... a bo passed it. The .urremy bill aad the tariff are all that can he of fered as actually a. . omplished results of .'.in.', eonaequeaca. but to net thaaa through Congrats, has been sitting en tlauouaiy at hum as it need to sit in a w hole uresidi ut lei term If the members of the two houses had sin. . rely wished to dispose of their program speedily they could have been iniougn month, ago. All our former Congressmen did as much work, or I" far shorter time. What is there about this one that rails for so minh delay? The sooner it ucts through now and gives the cuntrv n ' ha n to sds.nl its.. if i.. h, ... I laws ,t has passed or Will pass the better for the public. .;; 'ut In Y. county. Arkansas, n m.m wn.i is runninsr f,.r muiu i HriH i in Uppori of the newspaper Whose e.llt,.r uses this fetchlna arguraent to InOu- " "i- votert: "Lei him have it ir he wanU H he is not fit for anvthlna else." I ' n fi ,r 1 1 1 ii.it,,i ii,,.... r i.i.ie ,ue men utalde ..r Veil county who aaw to fasten themselves upon public sail rolls with n., larger list of qualifica tions than this WHEN THE INTER OCEAN -WENT UNDER' Many Lost The.r Jobs "Like Gentlemen" on That Tragic Occasion. (Walter Hart m New York Telegraph) Recently 1 witnessed a supreme trauedy of the fourth estate. The In ter ocean. historic among Chicago n-WspapelS. passed to the realm of remembered things. It was death, in every Incident of the dissolution was UM poignancy of physical pain, it was more than the death of an individual. It was the death of an institution, it was the death of human hopes, ,,f hu man ambitions, of human aspirations. In some cases it was the close of prom ising careers. Saddest of all, It was Hie death of dear associations. It was the disintegration of a fabric of friend ship inter woven through manv . hange ful ears. It tma a breaking of b,,nds, a patting of paths, the scattering of a family t,, earths far pla.es. Willi a few veterans it meant tl ml of jour nalistic Joiirneylngs, the beginning of strange trails. Whatcvei q regret evi denced, however. was sentimental lather than ai OfMMBle, I have been in at the death" of a number of newaaanera te fact, it rns difficult for any paper t,, survive mj connection with it bul none other has so impressed nie with the pathos of its passing. Kor. he it borpe in mind. Hi.' Inter Oftaa was not of the Jour nalistic ephemera. It was of the pio neer brand. It was a paper with a hls toiv that had made history. Founded in It?!, through forty-three ears it had survived the vicissitudes of vari ous chaagea or wtnageamiL Ami it was the sole remaining representative f those old days of dignified Journal ism vv hereof It had been an urxiues- ttoaad exemplar. It was the last land mark of an eventful epoch in that won- lelllll west which has seen a magical enterprise build an empire in a wilder ness and rear a metropolis above a morass. In these splendid achieve ments it had been a foremost factor: gay was its power of local limitation. for it wielded a nation-w hie Influence and spoke with authority to men in high piacea. Now la thla day at its demolition it was a magnificent ruin - like some ancient and uli.rl.,.1 Ma La rich in traditions, making place for a modern villa. Certain salient features of the dos ing sceae still stand forth, curved like White cameos. nan Ini n mournful memory i snow -haired publisher, broken but brave, bowed with the bur den of finality. Croups of comrades, subdued of speech, giving voice to many things hut leaving more unutter ed. In shadowed recesses were rilled desks, bOVered over by the ghost of perished hopes. their emptiness in vested with the wraiths of dea.l draaaaa, everywhere brooded the des pair of departure, Dpon each visible ol.j.-. t death's somber seal was set. And OVar it all was spread like gg im palpable shroud the texture of a speechless desolation. Ohegrvlnj the o Bengalee as n family mourner, this chronicle of necessity is most intimately indited. It vvas an oc eaejoa for an tpk pen to Inspire an tSequtal Iliad had an alien scribe I.. . n present. i'.ut none mav din a 'lulll int., the deeps of his own heart, and write the utmost utterance. There was persint a working rem nant of the old guard, who hud not sought service elsewhere in the days of impending doom, impelled by some imperative sentiment to remain for the last sacrament. The uiajit started with brave banter, but as the hours wore on each gallant Jest was tinctured with tears. There was lure m, ,,.,iiir..r.,,,i work, no neglect ,,f any detail of duty. Bach man performed his parting task with conscientious can, as if working for a future instead or a fuaeral. They lost their Jobs like gentlemen. When the last page of copy had heen sent up, one of the boys suspended ihtoss the main entrance to the local room, a huge placard blackly Inscribed with a legend '3U," Itnlos. d wiih a mourning border. Fpon rl ditoriai bulletin board some yauathetk hand hail patted this crude but surullcant rhy me: When It's "30" for men and the form He o. ked Hy the hand of the Foreman grim What sort of a tori ran i pea Slltlicient to satlsfv II in And tqaata atjatU for the things I've knocked for the craftsmann crowning sin When u s "30" for me and the forms are looked And the last edition Is in. Mindful or the boys ag the de ks batewi the eaaaaaaiag room bad set a staff souvenir, and a galb v Btaof wm pullci fop each member. It carried this head 'The Last Shift on the Inter ' . e .n. I lied Sunday Morn in;,', May in." I-olloweil the editorial roster. n. Heath this list were the words: "We Wed Hard." and lastlv, like the c. lug sv iii!" I on a piece .,f o.pv . the aba list ic "30." The whole was hor deled with inverted rules. Then from the city news bureau cam.- this parting message: To the Inter Ucean staff G Iby and good luck, old boyt. Here's 1 those of you who ttUCh to the old thl (o thii last. Fallowed a farewell note !om the Associated Press, reading: To the veterans of the Inter Ocean. Three .beers for the hoy s who went down with the ship all ...lots flytel The fellows at the A. P, believe Voll got out a good paper In spite of your handicaps. If e helped anv we are glad, pfa ship ever sank that vvas not replaced by a belter craft. Cheer in You sailed the sinking ship and fOU surely can sail a new .me. A. IV Night Staff. Finally, us has been said by a better pen than mine, "the last box ever sent through the lube in the Inter Ocean 'licked into the receiver." When Hu man on "dog watch" opened this box be drew forth a single sheet of cop) paper which read: WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THINK Subscribers Are Invited to Con tribute to this Column. A communication should be signed by the writer's own name, not neceasarily for pub lication, but ao evidence of good faith. Coca the Wonder Plant of the Andes Calumet, Mich., Jury lilt Editor of The News: 1'ermlt mt through voir paper to express my gratitude to the ministers of this . ,.m munlty for then stand against law lessness, in .stirring up the ofllcials of tbc iiiutltV to ilo their ilulv not ut.,o the automobile races thai were sched uled for last Buaday, The ministers may rest satisfied that the will hav the Christian and best people of tyis mm ii nit v behind them in all th. ir sf forts against lawlessness. This county will not he given over to the devil and his followers without a struggle. Our Wn Welfare as well at thai of out hlldrea demand that all law, civil and livine. be preserved inviolate. Let I In I-old s I av be di'Voted to worldly pleasure aad it will soon cease to be a lay of rest but will be given t.. Incite '"I toil. I am a working mm and value the day of rest ami the privi lege it nives of being witli my family and worshipping with them. I am sur prised that the directors of the l.aur- iiuri Driving park are opening the gates n Sundav for things unlawful. Wt had a taste ..r tawleeeacat laal sum mer. I he same ,,r im.i-w.. u ill ..., gain unless the laws of th.. count) ind state are observed. Minor viola tions will lead to more flagrant ones. iolati.iis of the Divine law will lead to violations of the Civil. Sin. e tin utaptlon ..r the eight hour worklag lay there is ao excuse whatever for ncroachment on Sundav. Money is at the bottom of the whole thing. Win should the ministers or any one elsi require to put the offlclala in remem b ranct of their duty'.' Whenever thow fflclall hear of proposed violations of the law the) si Id at once act. They have been elected for that purpos. itlaen, o. oa and Co. a nr.- two words which ire very much alike, so much so in act, that they are often confused lu the mind ot the avcra;c person, and perhaps by some thought lo be tin- s.me thing. The presence of the o the last syllable of the tlrst word, h w - ever, makes a portentous difference for there is absolutely no sitnil.uiv lie t ween th.- arolucts bear! mi t.v-ee .c mes. Cocoa, whi h is but cltucolat with the fat extracted, it. tire well known drink and food made i'i.,ni th. LOaoae bean, the truit of the tree known botanically as THKt)HIt( MA CAOAD while eaog Is the extract uf the leaves of the taeg plant, or shrub, whose technical name is BHYTHUOXYWiN COCA, and from whe h that povveilui alkaloid known as cocaine is derive I. Both products ,ne indigenous to cer tain Latla-Aawricaa countries, both wen- in common use by tin- natives of these regions for centuries before a Western World was dreamed ..i in the eastern, and both ware Bret introduced into Buropt by the returning nanlah explorers. Their place of Orlgla is about the only thing common to both Plants. Thirty The A 1' POWER FOR CANAL. He . ill petitions at.- .inulallnL' lo ' oiorado iii. against Mrs Marv Am merman, - it.v . lerh ami ax-offlcin i,n. . (UOge, because she persists in kriltlinc wruie on th,. bench, Pretumabli chew ing tObaCCO would he considered per- " eompaflble with Judicial dignitv V the public opinion of that Colorado wn. !! COMPANY Houghton I " " um 1 1 ls bope (hat we have heard the Kt of Pretidenl Vaa Burea's assssssssl. tils who have died alone, in ooverlv However, deeceadantt of presidents re as good a rlkht to die that way any one. A VIEW OF M'CLELLAN. 1 h other afternoon, as I arae sitting Wt the Terra.., a gentleman and two vourig ladies came und sat down ipiite near me J knew them for Americans "t a glance, and the man Interested f Me i x. seaingty American ex pression: a reddish moustache and tuft ' ' 1 ' ' powerful nose; a small, light ye, half insolent ami all-saga' ious, ""' H 'I of rowdy air of suneri..rii saadJt me proud to claim hlrn aa a brother, in a law minutes i reeagats hu" ai Qeaaral hfcClallen, Whatever his faults mav be that of '.t being -,. ,lf llH.. H ri)i( Hfnu "" "i U IHaau James' letters. "THIS DATE IN HISTORY." 1I1S Wellington defeated the Prench at battle .r Salamanca. IVtL' Xalioleon II stvli.l tl.,. b'in., .. Itorne, gted, Horn March JO. Itll, 1141 .lam.s Oardrag Carter, the foun der of Normal schools in Ameri died in Chicago. Bam In Leominster, Mass., Sept. 7, 17!C ItSI first .able news from Bufope received in Huston by way of St, do hn's, Newfoundland. 1 ' 1 ' n Hood made Ins lirst sor t It at Atlanta. 1H70 I'russiuns blew ag Kehl bridge, t lie Aral a. t of t he I i a m e- Prus sian war. I7s Lord Caconsfleld and l.ord Sal isbury were Invested with the oiler of the tlarter. ItM PrteOt of Naples (now King or Italv visited Qsjgeji Victoria in London. ISH Marriage of Princess Maud of Wales and Prince Charles or I'.nmark now King und Queen or Norway. ItM Pi m e of Wales (King rjeorge V.) arrived at Quebec for the teret nteaary . tlebratlona. 1913 Sixty-t hree women arid girls met 'b ath in a fa. tory lire in Mag harnpton, N. V. THE OLD DAYS. Wife aatd to whack him with n broom. 'nd really that .ame cheaper Than , basing him around Ihe room ad hreahlag the carpet -sweeper. Kan as i ity Journal. '' "" flWt, Pa. has a citizen .Ii.hn L. hgffl g ntme, wh.. weighs 73t PESSIMISM. What's Ihe good of knowing That the sun shims on the sen, And Ihe silvery waves are Mowing Whete the llsb at. ggj and In.-'' What's the good of rustic beauty? What's Ihe good of country air, U I..-,, v oil'v e get In tend to dill V In a darnohlolti. . hall ' Waahtegton star. RATHER DISINTERESTED. "I can't gay that m.v ton Is rru r. . n ary." "No?" "No, Ik- doesn't seem to love money well enough t4. work for It." Kansas The tnle was told. it was up in the composing room thai the motn dramatic scene was that the most dramatic scene v. a was tragedy. This truly was the me morial chamber. Manv of these old printers were an integral part of tin establishment. Some had keen thlrt) years of continuous service, and hail felt a sentc of p. rm.uu n.r. thai amounted almost to propi iciorshi i Kara was tat adytam of djaar associa tions, where rare reenllecttaBt cluster ed like ripened grapes in the sun A little Herman band, known to th. ran as the "Hungry six." which had been engaged for the end, played tin dirgo of departure. .M. n wen- brav enough t.. weep for now weeping was not weakness. As Nearer Hi t to i bee. Boated softly forth thei was a suggestion ,,f that transccndant tragedy when the Titanic tana, unlv instead of a load of human lives thei now went down a cargo r human hopes. When the instrument:: sobbed out the strains of "A u Iii Lang Sv in to these Veterans Of manv vanished veats. gray heads were bowed as ahovi a bier, and tears again found thei! channels in age-Iii trow cd cheeks. At midnight the chapel ceded its last session At least one part of the n ords of that memorable meeting it worthy of preservation formal fan Well to the foreman. The toin inn tribute follows Midnight. May 10, fU Mr. William K. Drown: Dear sir The inter Oceaa chape In nnal meeting ai embled. A iiape known to genet a t i. .ns of printers and liked i,v ties of friendehli and long association, is about to go OUl of existence. As its last official act Ibis bodv w ishes t.. place on record aa appreclt tiori of you at a man and as a for ma n. in this farewell, we sorrow and words are Inadequate, flood by, Kin. The Inter I icean Chapel i beers mingled with tears when Herman If. Kohlsaat. the pahlithei gave his parting address to the chapel Response vvas made with resolution: of respect aad appreciation drafted at t be chape) me. Hag, And then the lirial silence. N, longer the battery of Met gen t ha I. n murmured the news of nations with the many tongues of type. No m.u. the tioors vibrated to the throb or th presses like the he,,,! of a world in pulsation. It was the bush of hlstorv as its portals chisel unon the naM. Then the last survey by all of an unforgettable scene It. w;lH looking upon a giant's expiring gasps loaaaa In the anguished threat of dis solution. It was ta a sentiment beln: death-smitten. And writhing like a smitten thing Its friends mav Rnd I degree of con solution in the fai t that the Inter 1 N in died a natural death. Ne insti tution can long survive Its riin.-tion and for some wm the Inter Ocean bad, in public sense, been functionless It bad degenerated the per .nil organs of those who ontrolled it. Pew or the principles it advocated were ad mirable. It was out of tune with the times. It refused In relnte Itself cor rectly to the contemiiuraneotis spirit Bteftdtni raaetteaary m the focus of radical forces. It proclaimed Its chat- hmga to the chaagini order. It took gstai With the inevitable Abjuring all adaptability, resisting ev ary reform, static in its policies, im mutable In lis Ideas, clinging t. no lously to the forms of an obsolcw s. cial order, It was trampled to etlri. t Ion beneath t Blectrtclt) for the Panama canal is secured from the waters ,,f the .anal itself. The surplus water of Qatun la.ie is used to produce the power nee fliaary for towing the large ships, f.u pi rating the locks, for light and p..w i t purposes. The tremendous water storagt in tin artificial Qatun lake, ted by tin C hag ea river, aot only .allies vessep .ic greater part oT the vvav a. io s th lathmua on a level about feat ahovi tin- oceans, and provides water f..i raising and lowering them gently through the Qatua, Pedro Miguel ami Mirofloret locks, but it also has afford ed an excellent opportunity to general. electric carrenl far lighting the canal. for operating the gigantic gates and otlur locking machinery, and for th loc.rri.it Ives Watch tow the ships Ihroiiv h ihe lo. ks. lie. ui, current win llkewlte be used for coal handling plants at both ends d the .anal, for machine shops, water work:', dry docks, ami poaaibl) in tlx future for hauling trains on the Pin una railroad, To insure continuity or service in case r accident, a steam llectrlc station at Mi fa Holes, erected a few years ago to supply power for instruction Work, will be rea.lv t pit k up the load w hen ne. e: sai v . The medicinal properties of the . leaves are manifold, That remarkable property possessed b) the alkaloid, . came, of producing local iniMthuli has made the plant a boon to Buffer ing humaalti and a wonderfully bene- :'e i. tit aganl in the handt of the sur geon, even If there were in, nth uses rot it as a curative. C.,.a, however. hat man) other uses, and among tin Meat of Peru it was known as th divine plant" because of thett varied properties, in the Mav issue .r th Bulletin f the Pan-Arrieri. an I'ni Washington. D. p., William . Reld deals with the history of Coca Th, wonder-plant of the Amies, ami to! is f many strange customs of the lacat in connection with their veneration tin- cma plant, its peculiar properties and deti ribes th.- plant Itaell in Its wild state and the methods of cult I - itloti. He orlti "Manv yean ago when In. a clvlll tation reigned over a vast section f the Western Dart of South n,..i, tile Voiui men o lb., nil,..,. ,.i atbletk contests and among th motl coveted rewards the victors eoiihl ipeet were little pouches filled with cei tain dry leavi a BSach i h oei chance bore the handiwork of aofm dusky maiden, marvclou-ly wrought In ordaact with the teachings of Mamma kflto, the famous haracter who tradition says came forth Horn mytterlout Lake Tltlcaca to teach th lid the art ,,f sj. inning and w.av- lng. AecogagaaytBej the pataeg .,r leaves, or CHU8PA, us they .ailed ,', was a small gourd known as the P n. ua. containing lime; (he leaves had 1 n Oarefttll) placked from the di vine plant," coca, while the lime .seiz ed to make them more pleasing to th,. taste. The two slllistailces combined formed a ttreagth-prodUOlBg element of wonderful jMiwer. Subjects of th,. tecaa who thus tartMad ttaanasahret by cliewing co.a leaves lieliev.il their bodies possessed su per-b uman endur iiiii'i', "The leaves were used at offer ini a t" the sun; lo make the smoke el sacrill.es; tied up in packages thev Wart thrown into IrtTTtlBt and the faithful followed them for davs as n deatonttration ..r their Bdellt) ; ami at dl tth a Supply of tbc h ave was al ways placed with the bo.lv of Ihe de. . eai . .1." The original home of the . oca plant is in par ts of Colombia, BqtMdor, Per i. Bolivia, an.i Braall, while it is aia cultivated in the West Indies, Ceylon, India, .lava, etc. The plant DRY THROXLYON COCA, tomewhai re- mblee tin- blackthorn bush of the United Btatea, and grows to a height of I or I feet, a. cording t altitude and climatic conditions, in southern Co lombia, at an altitude of 1,004 feet ind in some the sc. lions of the Amb ¬ it occasionally measures feet in height, but as elevation increases the bush degenerate! int.. a small shrub. Ii:-- braacheg are straight and the leaves are green, thin, opaiue, oval, and tapering at the ends. The pretty little Mowers form in clusters on short stems. The tb.w .ring season Is fol lowed by the production of small red berrtea. Whan grown on the cma plantatloaa, or COCAUG8, the seeds are sown in December and January on small plots of land sheltered from the sun. When tin- plant leaches a height t I feet It is transplanted to arg i spaces, and it becomes productive in about two yean ami remains so for 4. c.ns OT even longer. The leaves ale gathered by pluckera who are aklllei in their work. Koth hands are me, I and UtUali) only tin- best leaveH at gathered. These an- carried t. sheds and .spread upon stone beds or hard gToand to dry. The drying process Is completed in about lo hours and the leaves arc then linked int.. bales ami ate read) for shipment. In pound packages the best leaves ale Worpi Iii in U lo f (cuts at the seaport. In 113 BoKvit exported 1100,009 worth of coca leaves, while Peru, where co caine itself is manufactured, exports annually about $;i.,ii,oiiu of thai product. SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT HYDROPHOBIA. LUCK. That which we human know as Pate but the outcome of some unknown a use; lll-lmk and good for certain peoBP wait Ofttlmet to follow without break or pa use. Men struggle, strive, do all that men an do. Vet fate Is sullen- shows them m tight face; A fair, good lin k no tel of theirs .an woo; The noblest efforts off In lng dirt dis grace. who has mi teen ua worthy huaaan- kind Bndrenred with comfort, affluence and might " Some creature, vi. inns both in flesh ami m. ml Bncompaaaed ever with content's de light. No faith in luck, fat.-, fortune, dettlny! Then whv su, h wealth, such . ., , foi wort hleeaneet f Some unknown i taat for on.- makat till: i IV , And for another earns the worlds caress. New York Times ll l,Q.,l ..OT, b yttln I SEARCHING FOR PAINTING. A famous painting ,,n wood of thl burial af "hiist ami of Adam and Kv. 1,1 Oarden ..r Kden, said to b. worth IK0.000, is being sought in thl OUntry b) agents of the Spanish gov mment, King Alfonso has taken a personal interest in o,.. recover) .r the plctun 1,1,1 lH Pav ing the expenses ..r I b. rcn. lie has offered a revv.ir.l ,.r ee,aat out of the private purse. i he painting, w hid, is m tin- r,,rm or i triptych, waa atolen from the altar of i church in Niger,-, province of rmm. tille. where it bad been sine,. 1,'tKO. The Hist is unknown, hut experts declare " "' of the finest examples of " P'oiirteenth , entui v work in exis tence. PhotOgraphl of the BleftMSe distributed, ,! a particularly lose search will be made of the b.-nr. gag ,,f all passengers arriving at llos- I on within the next few days. In the current gggft ,,f .-;lrrn ,.,, Fireside, the national rami paper pub lished at Springfield, Ohio. Herbert Quick, editor 'r that publication, goes n with his armies .showing the dam- ' done to the sheep indilstrv of the I'nlte.l Stales by Worthless dogs. He aayi that there are many reasons for tin- proper control ,,r dogl aside from their effects oil sheep. Be says that dogs disseminate the gorms of hog Cholera and other live-stock diseases rraan farm to farm Bal th.-r.- is an other reason f.,r the coiilin.nicnt and regulation of dogs, ami that is hydro phobia of which dogs are the sole s'""v ' infection. Poll,, wing is an extract from r quick's article: "The strict muzzling ,,f all dogs In all seasons of the year--for dogs run mad as often in winter aa summer h is beta shown to ha an absolute pre- nuvt oi rabli a it has been worked "l" perfectly in Great Britain since 17. In that veai ami the two follow - in-:, deaf ha from hydrophobia in oraal i .riia it, w. re respective!) :it for 1 187, IM for I--SS. ami HI for ggg. i the latter a muzzling .,w vvas passed and nior ui. 1,, i8io tht number of deaths dropped to III, and in the two follow- yeart to ami II. in I ft is n r. dteanot was rtpaaltd by th,. dag wor- "'PPers, Deaths from the bites ,.r mil dogs los, b) the foil, .Willi; steps lh'' Kara whli b succeeded: ii m,.,, Mt, the,, Horrified By this eaerl. Bet to 111. inilZZled (logs the law was Pissed ami enforced again. In is-..: 'baths dropped t" lit, next to 17, to :t, '" f;- ""iv i iii aii i;,eai Britain; n,M' l:m- Hi and sine that time "'" single ,, a , ,l;s ocein reil in England, Scotland ami wai.-s from hydrophobia. The muzzling of doara avet hundreds of tragedies I ear. Ml dogs BAOUld be muzzled for rea - sons or common humanity, if this were mm, oil the worrying of shewn a bo largely a thing ,,f the put," : : : : : -: ace) .:. ,:. THE BRITISH FLEET AT 4 KIEL. : : : 4 1 in. ii-oaaa . this vear aai THE NORTHWEST. OM. would pg hear, aad would ye beat Of tho windy, wide noithweatT s n land as great as the 8 m That roll, aa far nnd rolls , frP0, ml !H ot Howc'"- o maay there be. Where the cattle ,oarn and rest. Ok, could pg aagj nnd could pg ee 2U ure.u goM skb-s so clear. he SS? raca U'rou" - KM The mountalno'ua snows that take no mark. Sun lit and high on tho Rockies mark no far they Becm as near. Then could ye feel, nd could ye feel How fresh la a western night When the long land br.etoa , , nd naas And sigh In the rustling prairie grass When th, dark blue skle. are clear aa And the aame old atars are brltht But could ye know, and forever know The Word Of tflA vnnni I,,. ... . A word she hrenthna in th. mm , . . . ..uo anu DO I a. A word mlsknown to the false and cold. Par "1. Ural time in ten vears a RrrUah Reel ..r battleships und cruis-rl-- 'in. .11 them tiv. iroadnoaghta of Ihe newest type, has paid a weeks' visit ti B Herman harbor. The licet steam ed into Kiel for the yachting week and its offtcert exchanged hospitalities with tbc off! cert of the Oergeaa navy. Tht mutual COUrtealea were by no wblt diminished on account of tho mutual consciousness that some day the two Ibets might meet in the or deal of battle. The admirals and cap tains could admire those qualities which would make formidable antago nlttt "f both hosts and guests, when that day arrived. I'.ut because British ami Cerman naval men believe that war upon the set between England gad c.ermany is inevitable, furnishes n. argument for 'be event s probability. ()ur own naval men ate tald to bo convinced that some day they will bo (tehthisi .T.n.-... in the Pacific. Sea-doe- r..i ompetent to Indue of interna complication They arm naturally Keen I,, observe the frictions, while they are unobservant of the nalli.ni.,os and adjustments. War between Cermany nnd (Jreat 111 unless am- r the other com- mlta an ttroclottt blunder in dlplomacv . " it become Improbable, ns much so as It was probe hit s,,me few years ago. Oermaay is in ne position today to chat lenga Brttlah dominance on the seaa. Churchill has kept the British nnvy well in front of it rival, ami should a 1 nlonlei mlalttry succeed ihe Aaqalth government, it Is certain that the lead would bo maintained. U tbc Kaiser ever supposed that tho ,vs "' "'e cniinent would let Qaf. many alone while it attacked (In-at Britain, the events of the Malknn war havt thoroughly undeceived both him and his counsellors. Thev nr mtUmmm " it i their business now to est.,;, Hah on as llrm a base as pos-nhlo tie Annlo-derrnan friemlsltip, f,,r n lhnt friendship or muttality, llei Herma yt best hope of continued peace with i"s unrriendlv neighbors, Russia and 1 rt a, ,. The assassination of the Austrian v" hdaht is for C.errnanv in seipience "b Hie results r the Balht 1 1n.n1. 1 '"' murder .liminlshes the faret of the Wljanet between Vienna and Merlin. and will work probabK- t,. Aienlnbk ,i, friction between Vienna ,-,, ,,',ne. The ivaiser and the ,r, h,ltf.. ........ ........ ''" IM'' Mtttafi action to llM "peoarg throne would hav- heralded ven close, co-ordination in policy iween Qerrgany ami Austria. BHtlah friendship ha hei-nme. In fact, indispensable , German Interest. Al" I' ' an be had for the nsklna; Inas much as what Kng,.m,l wants in K.i rope above all else pence and euull nrigeg, Minneapolis Journal 1 HATE3 HIM8ELF. "Perfect grouch, eh?" pouiiUs. iii i i i . journal. lu. lioreir v pi ... e ti.ii .iiA . . ! . or " w..i th of personal pro pert) . - 1..- 1 11 hi aaowa la tmt even his self-love lnlnlaii. Molra O'Neill. ea, KarWTu TIT y Journal.