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Published Every Thursday FORT GIBSON : MISSISSIPPI Keep cool and keep your temper. Beware of the pure spring water at the summer resort. A new airship record, alBO an air ■hip, are broken every day. The cases of short weights seem» to be just as clear as the product They are breaking aviation records rather more rapidly than the limbs of the aviators. The report that Castro is on his way to Venezuela appears to be taking a summer vacation. This is the season when many things happen that make a man glad he learned to swim. It has been demonstrated that a monorail car will not stay on a rati that is not firmly laid. A Massachusetts university presi dent wants to oonserve the reliable old fashioned spanking. It seems doubtful if Virginia's new anti-cussing law will be any more ef fective than the anti-kissing move ment Just think of stealing the milk of a poor cow when she was interested in the beautiful strains of Beethoven or Wagner. Explanations from the weather bu reau that a hot wave is something In the nature of a flare-up would do no good whatever. A West Point cadet has been pun The ste Ished for chewing gum. oographers' union should pass reso lutions of sympathy. It will be noticed that these would be nude fanatics up in the Saskatche wan always select the Bummer months for their demonstrations. A Boston suicide left a dollar bill to pay for the gas he used, and Bos ton papers are referring to this as an evidence of culture and reflnemenL A substitute for radium has been In vented. We shall refuse to use it un til we can be assured that it doesn't contain benzoate of soda. Pennsylvania reports the appearance there of a new blood-poisoning bug. Pennsylvania should lose no time lu developing a smaller bug to bite 1L Baltimore Is having an undertakers' war. Baltimore people who Intend to eat Ice cream cones should do it now and get the benefit of cheap funerals. »• -- « « __ A New York paper Is trying to find out the name of the man who invent ed the cocktail. As he must be dead by now, why Impose the blot on his memory? \ Flights over the English channel should be encouraged. An aviator with a good cork jacket is much safer over a large body of water than he is ^bove land. 1 A young woman In Washington la ■o beautiful that she can't get em ployment. They won't even give her A chance to prove that handsome Is as handsome does. In view of the bad character that has recently been fastened upon the fly the man who is referred to by his friends as one who "wouldn't harm a fly" is finding It difficult to retain pub lic esteem. * The gas works of the Zeppelin Air ship company at FYiedrichshafen, Ger many, have been demolished by an explosion which injured seven people. There are men who would get discour aged if they were in Zeppelin's place. ? Attacks upon children by dogs and cats are chronicled quite frequently nowadays, probably because of neglect of the animals during the hot weather. Animals that are extremely thirsty idurlng the heated term are as apt to become deranged as men who are sub jected to extremes of heat and cold. All owners of animals should exercise more than usual care in looking after their comfort while the weather is un comfortably hot. The government chief chemist says that ice cream Is very injurious to the. youth of the country during the heat ed term. The next thing some scien tific iconoclast will be holding forth on the deleterious nature of the moon light excursion germ and the dangers of the park concert microbe. And the youth of the country will continue in these germ-inviting ways and will sur vive, as it has done since romance and Ice cream were invented. birc^ catches the worm does not prove that the early riser cuts the most grass. Just because the early The announcement of the discovery of an anti-typhoid vaccine which comes from Paris may mean the addition of another important means of prevent ing disease to a list already of gratify ing length. Typhoid fever is so pre valent and so insidious and carries with it danger of so many complica tions that anything which helps to les the evil will mean great benefit to the race. A Potts ville (Pa.) man was fatally Idcked because he humanely endeav ored to brush flies from the hind legs of a mule. Sometimes it seems to be almost useless to be kind to a mule. • . A contribution to the conscience fund of $150 has been received at Washington from a remorseful person w bo evaded customs duties. But it -would not do to trust to the court of conscience to collect amounts due. Judging from the amounts it recovers, It would be 4 ecidedly one of the petty sen I LAND GRABBERS' GRAFT ! INDIAN VICTIMS WERE HOPE LESSLY AT THEIR MERCY. Minor Threatened With Suit by Guard ian, Whose Costs Consumed Hia Heritage. Sulphur, Okla.—Details of a scheme by which land grabbers organized sys tematically to enrich themselves at the expense of minor Indians were re lated at the congressional investiga tion into Indian land affairs Monday. In one instance, it was asserted, the cost of disposing of the property of an 18-yearold was $2,075 more than the property brought, and the condi tion which permitted this and similar deals was declared to be a disgrace to Oklahoma. Fearing that the scheme prevailed generally. Representative Philip H. Campbell of Kansas, a member of the investigating committee, had put on the stand James Yarborough, a Chickasaw Indian by intermarriage. "Do you call this sort of thing graft ing." asked Mr. Campbell, after the witness had related the circum stances. Well, the people down our way think it Is a scandal that the laws permit such a thing, and we think it is time congress takes notice of the matter. "The probate court at Durant allowed the guardian to sell for $2,800 a tract of 140 acres of what is known as allotted land owned by an 18-year old child. The guardian then put in a claim on the proceeds. The claim included $850 for acting as guardian, $1,650 for improving the land, $500 for a barn, $60 for posts, $250 for fences, $68 for witness fees and more money for other purposes. It was found when the deed was closed that the child owed his former guardian $2,075, a^d now the guardian is threatening to have the property of the child sold in order to get the $2,075. "I know of another case in which 325 acres were sold for an Indian child, and when all the claims were paid the child got $350. In another instance $1,500 was obtained for 200 acres, but the child got only $120. In other words, the children of deceased Indians in this state, where are lo cated one-third of all the Indians in the United States, are systematically being robbed of the estates allotted them by the government. .. TW0 NEGROES SHOT TO DEATH Accused ■ White Man * of Stealing Their Corn. Woodbury, Ga.—Because they ac cused a white man of stealing corn from them, two negroes named Love land, father and son, were shot to death late Monday afternoon by a crowd çf infuriated whites. The negroes were prosperous farm ers, and it is alleged they circulated reports that corn had been stolen from them by Oscar Parks, member of a prominent family. Young Parks, with his four brothers and several other white men, went to the home of the negross to punish them for cir culating the reports. The negroes were seized by the whites and asked to retract the reports. This they re fused to do, and it is said prepared to defend themselves. The white men at once opened fire and riddled the negroes with bullets, the latter fall ing dead almost at their doorstep. GRNERAL'S WIDOW IN WANT Hero of ChanceUorsville Did Not At tain Wealth. New York.—Within a stone's throw of the fashionable and luxuriously ap pointed apartment houses that skirt Morningside Park, the aged widow of Brig.-Gen. George W. von Schaick, a hero of ChanceUorsville and Fred ericksburg, was found by reporters on Monday living in furnished rooms and in need of the ordinary comforts of life Eighteen months ago Gen. von Schaick died at the age of 82, leav ing a brilliant record as a Civil War soldier and as an officer in the cus toms service, but there was only a small life insurance policy upon w-hich the widow could depend for maintenace. That has now been ex hausted. REUNION BEGINS MAY 16 Confederates Will Remain For Three Days in Little Rock. New Orleans, La.—Official announce ment that the twenty-first annual re union of the United Confederate Vet erans wil be held May 16, 17 and 18, of next year, is made by Gen. William E. Mickle, adjutant-general and chief of staff. The 1911 reunion is to be held in Litfle Rock, Ark., in conformity with the decision reached at the last reunion in Mobile. Develop New Graft in I. C. Chicago, 111.—New revelations of graft In the Illinois Central were made known Monday. It is claimed that approximately $500,000 was fraudu lently secured from the company by the installation of a new telephone and electric block signal system by pad ding the figures on the cost of installa tion. It is also charged that the com pany lost large sums through a con spiracy whereby, coal billed to the I1H-, nois Central was stized by conspira tors and sold to wholesale dealers. Heavy Rains in Texas. Houston, Texas.—A heavy rain which it is believed will mean the sal vation of the Texas cotton crop, fell in sentral and southeastern sections of the state Monday. Cotton men breathed a sigh of re lief when it became known that the storm which gladdened the Houston district also brought assurances of at least a temporary end of the drouth to other districts that were in des perate need of water to save the cot* ton and rice crops. I. ! . LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP 4>« / n X « I P. 7i ffioHmvoJ VtH E tlOHgy ( 3 » m wMÆm ç ( / '/à (Copyright, 1910.) TEXAS NEEDING RAIN COTTON OPENING PREMATURELY IN VAST TERRITORY. Little Cotton in Eastern Belt Ready to Open—Weevils Active in Mississippi and Louisiana. a Memphis. Tenn.—For three succes sive weeks cotton has improved in the states east of the Mississippi river and its promise is now fair to good. The crop is late and would be seri ously damaged by an early frost, while frost later than usual is needed to allow the fullest promise to be ma tured. The plant within the past two weeks has grow'n very rapidly, and is attaining full size. Such rains as fell during the past were very beneficial. They were local in many sections, however, and the Carolinas and parts of Georgia would be benefited by general preciptiation. Even in the earliest sections of this eastern belt there is very little cotton that is ready to open and the move ment to market will be delayed well into September. Boll weevils are active in Louisiana and Mississippi and are doing some what more harm than was earlier an ticipated. UNCLE SAM LIKES LUXURIES Imports Were Double Those of 1900, According to Figures Issued. Washington. — Two hundred and fifty million dollars worth of articles classed as luxuries were imported into the United Spates during the fiscal 1910, that total exceeding by year more than twenty-five million dollars the figures of 1907, the former high record year, and being actually more than double those of 1900, according to statistics of the department of la bor and commerce. The figures show the importation in 1910 of $48,000,000 worth of diamonds and other precious stones, $46,000,000 worth of laces and embroideries, $37, 000,000 in tobacco and cigars and $23, 000,000 in wines and liquors. FOUR RIDE IN AEROPLANE Flight Accomplished With Apparent Ease. New York.—A feat in aviation un paralleled in this or any other coun try was successfully performed on Hampstead Plains near Mineola Sun day when Charles F. Willard took his biplane into the air carrying three pas sengers besides himself. Willard took his three friends a distance of a quar ter of a mile at an average height of twenty leet. Willard called for vol ùnteers and R. G. Patterson, Archie Albin and H. M. Willard signified their willingness to take a chance. Willard tucked them away in all sorts of positions and finally took his seat. He started the motor going full power and after running about fifty feet turned his forward planes up. The machine shot into the air a distance of about twenty feet and then ahead on an even keel for about a quarter of a mile, when Willard came back to earth. Apparently the feat was per formed without the slightest difficulty. Cotton Exports Glut Shipments. New Work—Judging from the scarc ity of freight space aboard outgoing EJuropean steamships, the export trade is remarkably large. This applies es pecially to cotton shipments, the con gestion of which in the ports of ship ment and on every outgoing steamer is causing much annoyance to export ers of other freight. About 3,000 bales of cotton belonging to James A. Pat ten, the Chicago speculator, Is await ing shipment, and it has been found Impossible to get freight accommoda tions for this big shipment. Strong Fight on Cholera. Rigorous measures Washington, have been taken by United States rep resentatives abroad to prevent the in troduction of cholera into this coun At the instance of the public try. health service the United States con sular offices at Hamburg, Bremen, Antwerp and Rotterdam and other ports are working under cabled in structions, which require them to de tain steerage passengers from chol era infected districts in Russia and to disinfect baggage prior to embarka tion. Spent Too Much Money. Oklahoma City, Okla.—The state election board has been asked to with hold a certificate of nomination from J. G. Lawrence, who was nominated for representative in Logan county, on the charge that he spent .more in the campaign than the law permits. .. Poet Riley Recovers. Indianapolis, Ind.—James Whitcomb Riley, the poet, has so far recovered fronq his recent illness that he is able to walk about his home and to receive visitors. DROPPED 6,000 FEET BALLOONIST FORGOT TO STRAP HIMSELF TO TRAPEZE. Descent So Terriffic That He Broke a Six-Inch Limb as Cleanly as If It Were Cut by a Knife. Asbury Park, N. J.—Hurtling out of the evening sky over the aviation field at Inter Laken, from the frightful al titude of 6000 feet, Benjamin Prince, a parachute Jumper, was mangled so horribly when his body struck the ground that it could hardly be recog nized when it was taken to the morgue. The velocity of the unfortunate aer onaut's descent was so terriffic that when his head struck a bough of an apple tree six inches thick the Impact broke the branch as if it had been shorn off with a keen-edged knife. The accident was due to the youth's owm carelessness. Before swinging off the ground under the huge hot air ball in company with his team mate, James Fleming, Prinz forgot to buckle his safety belt to the trapeze bar of the parachute. He was scheduled to make what is known as a double para chute drop. When the first parachute opened, after a fall of 100 feet, the jar of the sudden check was so abrupt that the boy was thrown from his scant perch and came hurtling earth ward simultaneously with the second parachute, which he cut loose in hiß agonized effort to grasp the bar. WENDLING BEHIND IRON BARS Detectives Covered 13,000 Miles in the Hunt for Alleged Murderer. Louisville.—Joseph Wendling, who was retuinied to Louisville Friday, af ter a remarkable chase, to stand triai on the charge of killing little Alma Kellner, is a prisoner of the common wealth of Kentucky. The return of Wendling to Louis ville marks the end of probably the longest chase in detective history. The return trip from San Francisco to Lou isville stretches the real hunt of about 11,000 miles to a total of over 13,000 miles. Four months previous to the discov ery of the body Wendling had left Louisville quietly, not even letting his wife know that he was going away. When bloody clothing was found in Wendling's room he was charged with the murder, and the wheels of the continuous search for Wendling were set in motion. The evidence against Wendling will be purely circumstantial, according to Edward Tierney, of the board of pub lic safety. * Autos Scatter Mob. Atlanta.—By the use of heavy auto mobiles as battering rams, the Atlanta police scattered a mob of several hun dred men who had grown riotous while discussing the relative merits of Hoke Smith and Joe Brown, who are candidates for the gubernatorial nomination. Heyburn Dislikes "Dixie." Seattle, Wash.—Senator W. B. Hey burn of Idaho created a sensation at a reception given to Congressman T. R. Hamer by stopping the orchestra while the musicians were playing "Dixie.' his address and the orchestra had started a medley of well known airs. About the sixth number in the medley was "Dixie. 1 his feet, strode across to the musi cians and cried out: "This is a Repub lican meeting. We want no such tunes here." Col. Hamer had just finished The senator leaped to Japan Suffers Heavily. Tokio. —The devastation wrought throughout many districts by the re cent floods is appalling. Whole vil lages and towns have been washed away and many lives have been lost. In the sections of Tokio alone 30,000 houses are submerged. Gets Height Record. Lanark, Scotland. — J. Armstrong Drexel, the American aviator, attained a world's altitude record by rising 6,750 feet. Drexel's flight was the sen sation of the aviation meeting. Louisiana Assembly Meets. Baton Rouge, La.—Convened in ex tra session to consider a proposition for raising $6,500,000 in support of an exposition to be held at New Orleans in 1915 Woman Strangles Dog. Washington, D. C.—With her bare •hands Miss Maud Barbour, a young woman of this city, strangled & large dog, apparently mad, which attacked her. Miss Barbour received a slight wound on the arm. GRAFTERS PAY CASH MEMPHIS CAR COMPANY IS TO PAY RAILROAD $200,0C0. It Is Announced That This WHI Bï No Bar to Criminal Prosecutions, Which Are to Be Begun. Chicago, 111.—A settlement has been arranged between the Illinois Central Railroad and the Memphis Car Com pany, whereby the latter is to pay back $200,000 of the $300,000 of what it is alleged to have defrauded the railroad in repairing freight cars. It Is stated that some or all of the former officials who were implicated in the frauds have voluntarily paid back to the Illinois Central all of the money they received as their share of the conspiracy, making a grand total received by the company of about $400,000. Accordingly the for mer officials have returned to the company fully $180,000. This money has been paid by them, it is declared, without any promise of immunity from criminal prosecution. The return of the money, however, will not cause any change in the plans of the Illinois Central officials, who will, it is stated, file information- with the municipal court which will lead to the arrest of the offenders LET NO GUILTY MAN ESCAPE I. C. Head Says Road Will Prosecute Grafters. Chicago, 111.—"Prosecute criminally every man who was in the conspiracy through which the Illinois Central rail road was defrauded out of over $5,000, 000, and let no guilty man escape pun ishment," is the sensational order is sued in characteristic language by no less a personage than President J. T. Harahan himself. "I wish every guilty conspirator to feel the yoke of the criminal statutes," The emphasized President Harahan. railroad will co-operate to the fullest possible extent with the state's at torney's office. All the evidence col lected by our army of deteqtives, proving absolutely the guilt of the conspirators, is at the full disposal of the prosecuting officers ow .the coun ty, and the railroad will do everything additionally in its power toward the criminal prosecution of the guilty ones." HAD DEAL WITH M'MURRAY Congressman Carter of Oklahoma So Testifies. McAlester, Oklo.—"Lo, the poor In dian," learned a few more things about the proposed sale of $30,000,000 worth of his land in the hearing he fore the congressional investigating committee Wednesday. Congressman Carter of the Fourth Oklahoma district testified that in an interview at the home of Richard C. Adams, an attorney at Washington, Adams had said he had an arrange ment by which he was to secure 5 per cent, of the "profits" to be derived frpm the McM array contracts. "Did Adams say he was going to get 5 per cent, of all the money that McMurray was to realiez on the deal?" asked Chairman Burke. "Yes, he said he was going to make sure of it. as McMurray had double crossed him at. other times, but this time he was going to fix it so he would not lose out, and when McMur ray got his 10 per cent., or $3,000,000, COTTON LADING CONCESSIONS Returning New Orleans Banekr Ex presses His Confidence. New Orleans, La.—That there may be some concessions on the part of the English bankers in regard to their demands that American bankers guar antee bills of lading on cotton, is the opinion of S. J. Wexler, a New Or leans banker, who has just returned from Europe, where he attended the conference held to discuss this sub ject "The new rule does not become ef fective until October 31," said Mr. I am hopeful that the con Wexler. ference to be held in London Sep tember 5, between American bankers and English financiers, will bring about modifications of the demands. On no commodity except cotton do they make such a demand, more, the plan obtains only with ref erence to cotton from America, and Further from no other country. 1 Woman Fire# on Night Riders. Glasgow, Ky—The first outbreak on the part of the "Night Riders" in this section of the country in many months occurred at Gresham, Green county, Sunday night, when a body of masked visited the home of Mrs. Mary men Buchanan and demolished a mill own ed by her. Later the band returned and broke down a door and threw stones through the windows of her residence. Mrs. Buchanan and her lit tle son armed themselves and opened fire on the right riders, who withdrew. Employers Always Liable. New York.—An empolyer must com pensai e his workman for injury, no matter who is at fault. That is the gist of a sweeping labor law that be comes operative September 1 in this state. Negroes Can't Compete. New Orleans, La.—Announcement is made by the secretary of southern di vision of A. A. U. that entries of ne gro al-hletes made by metropolitan clubs will, not be accepted in the na tional meet here in October. Roosevelt in Georgia. Atlanta, Ga.—Col. Theodore Roose will address the State Conservation Congress, which meets here October 8. Col. Roosevelt haa already accept ed an Invitation to deliver an address at the "Uncle Remus' Day celebra tion on that date. Quit the Pulpit. Oshkosh, Wls.—Rev. Daniel Wood ward, pastor of a Methodist church at Omro, Wis., has resigned his pulpit because he would not quit politics. Mississippi News □ □□ □ j □ The executive board of the tri-coun ty fair, composed of DeSoto, Panola and T«te counties, have issued the list of premiums to be awarded at the fair this fall. The list is a liberal one and embraces premiums for the best agricultural products, such as best stalk of cotton, corn, hay, syrup, etc. Liberal premiums are offered for the best household products, best of fruits, jellies, cakes, bread, etc. The depart ment of live stock and poultry comes in for a good share of the premiums. A survey is to be made of Big Black river, with the view of increasing its navigability. This move on the part of the government will remedy things wonderfully for the people along this river, as it Is believed that small craft could run up this river a number of months in the year, through a fertile and heretofore unreached country by a riparian route. Over two thousand people attended the rally and barbecue at Shaw. The speakers were Senator Leroy Percy and Gov. Noel, on politics, and Profs, Fox, Smith and Markham on diversifi cation. Gov. Noel made an interesting talk of state affairs,'and paid his re spects to the contingent fund muddle and Bilbo. Hon. Leroy Percy made a strong and forceful address touching on state and national affairs. State superintendent J. N. Powers addressed a large crowd of normal students and citizens of Winona. His address, which was along the lines of practical and industrial education, was listened to with interest by the audi ence. Superintendent Powers is mak ing untiring efforts to carry out the excellent scheme of education which he has formulated since assuming his responsible position. The rural mail carriers of the 4th congressional district of Mississippi met at West Point and they had a number of speakers for the occasion. Among others, the Hon. Earl Brewer, who is a candidate for governor, deliv ered a speech that w r as non-politidhl and was a strong appeal to the boys to remain in the country and keep out of the densely populated cities. Yazoo City.—An attempt by an known miscreant to poison the family of Dr. J. B. Taylor, of this city, resulted in the desperate illness of Miss Roberts, of Jackson, a guest of the family, whose life was saved by prompt and heroic tion on the part of Dr. Taylor, who chanced to be at home at the time. A quantity of corrosive sublimate, a deadly poison, had been put \n the water cooler. un ac Adams county will save $9,326 on its public road contracts in the next two The contracts for the five di.< years. tricts were awarded to five different men out of ten competitive bidders. Roughly estimated, the five contracts will total $16,944 for the two years, which is $9, 326 less than the public road work cost during the last two years. Dr. Leathers lectured at Booneville on tuberculosis, typhoid fever, hook worm and other germ diseases. His lecture was illustrated, showing how the germs were conveyed to the hu system by the fly, the mosquito man and the accumulation of filth around the home. Henry Forster was instantly killed and his head crushed into a mutilated mass head becoming caught between the freight elevator and a concrete beam in the Valley Dry Goods Store at Vicksburg. of flesh, bone and brains, by his Ripley—Steps are being taken to organize a drainage district in this county through Muddy bottom, begin ning at Falkner and running to the Tennessee line, a distance of twelve or fifteen miles on an air line, project is carried out t-herg will be al least 5,000 acres of fine bottom land reclaimed and dried out. If the Capt. Clarke S. Smith, United States engineer, officer in charge of the Third Mississippi river district, has been or dered to Memphis to report on Sep Capt. Smith will hav« tember 17. charge of both Memphis and Vicks burg districts with headquarters Id M emphis. R. J. Thompson, ex-sheriff of Talla hatchie county, died at Enid. He was 75 years of age and an ex-Confeder ate soldier, having served with For rest James K. Vardaman, former govern of Mississippi, has accepted an in vitation to address the people at Laud erdale Springs on September 5, La bor Day. or Natchez.—Silent consent permitted the opening of twenty soft drink estab lishments where brewett was sold, but it was reported that whisky was on sale, and Sheriff Clark, Chief of Police Ram sey and several officers went around to the places, closed them up and took the keys. Whisky was found in three plaees. Vicksburg.—Campaign against cattle ticks opened in this county Monday, when G. M. Famous, the state expert, ar rived here o take charge of the force ap pointed by the county. Chancellor Kincannon of the Univer sity of Mississippi has announced chairman of the Rhodes scholarship for Mississippi, the examination for this scholarship to be on Sept. 25 and 26. The examinations will be held either at the University of Mississippi or at Jack son. as The corn crop in Noxubee is unusually fine and the cotton well up to the aver age, though a little late. The hay har vest is excellent so far and the yield of peas, beans, grains and such crops ii beyond anything ever known before. Constipation Vanishes Forever Prompt Relief--Permanent Cura CARTER'S LITTLE LIVER PILLS atw»i fall. Purely veget able—act surely but gently on A the liver. JA 1 Stop after Æ0Æ. Carters ITTLE IVER PILLS. dicoet emeiadu^.. ge*doB--~ improve the core plot k>n — brighten me eye*. Pill, Smell De*«, Smell Price Genuine m**bm Signature I REST AND HEALTH at Eureka Springs, Heber Springs and Armstrong Springs, Ark., In the Ozark Mountains. Write O. D. WHITNEY „ „ Traffic Manager, M. & N. A. R. R.. Eu reka Springs, Ark., for water analysis, rates, and how to get there. If afflicted with •ore eye », use } Thompson's Eyo Wator HOSTESS HAD TO OWN UP Domestic Secret Disclosed When the Guests Could Not Be Served With Pie. She was a woman of resource and ability and when her husband arrived for dinner with an unexpected guest she thought she had devised a way to meet the fact that she had but one piece of pie in the house and had in tended' her husband should have that. She instructed him that when she sent to the kitchen for dessert he was to say he could not possibly eat any more than he had eaten and then the pie could be brought to her guest without his surmising that there was but one piece In the house. This might have worked out all right if the pie had not been so ex ceedingly good and her husband had not known this because he had It for dinner the day before. When the maid cleared away ihe dinner dishes the master of the house said he had no room for dessert. The guest said he felt the same way. Then, when the master thought it was safe to do so, he changed his mind and said after all he guessed he would taue dessert. The pie was brought. When it was half eaten the guest said it looked so good he thought h too, would indulge. "No, you won't," said the hostesi and she told the tale of the pie. THEIR IDEAS. T. is** *\% f t x. v -- ^ * . First Woman—A smart woman can fool a man all his life. Second Woman—And a smart man can only fool a woman until she find« it out. One Side Enough. Senator William Alden Smith tells of an Irish justice of the peace out in Michigan. In a trial the evidence was all in and the plaintiff's attorney had made a long and very eloquent argument, when the lawyer acting for the defense arose. "What are you doing?" asked the justice, as the lawyer began. "Going to present our side of the I case. "I don't want to -hear both sides ar gued. It has a tindency to confuse the coort."—Washingtonian. „ A New Version. Lawyers have a pe«filiar system of abbreviation, such words as trustees, executors being cut down to trees, exors, and admors. This practise led to an amusing slip on the part of a solicitor, who, somewhat late in life, abandoned his profession and entered the church. A few Sundays after his ordination he startled his congrega tion while reading the lesson by deliv ering one of the passages as follows: "I see men as trustees walking." Didn't Want His Chewed. Bill—Don't you like to see a dog chewing a bone? Jill—Yes, If It's not one of my own. Summer Comfort There's solid satisfac tion and delightful re freshment. in a glass of Iced Postum Served with Sugar and a little Lemon. Postum contains the natural food elements of field grains and is really a food drink that relieves fatigue and quenches the thirst. Pare, Wholesome, Delicious "There's a Reason" poarrt'M CEREAL CO., Ltd., Battle Greek, Mich.