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' "' '' '"' , ' J IlllfsHtusi inMUyMH A H -' jOti. .- V&.jh '' C, Vftag.? . 'l'firJlJ,''"W,'1Wr"'fVy j,ir "!H,y wl I . r ." "mvi P' jy,,,sfTfflBWfcTff-fl--rrfHiifrfAMiB i i T J ' ' ifllH-'Wy.'UP p j"v f " MOVING DAY IN THE JUNGLE. 1 TFKiffi.MfBW'BssWiHP"-. GIGANTIC UII! if) ' ' f ' i in i ' WOULD CONSOLIDATE EVERY RAILROAB IN AMERICA UNDER ONE HEAD. Tl STRENGTHEN WEAK ROADS lH -Hi KtO !!), i 7 u i MISSOURI OKLAHOMA & GULF LINE TO BE COMPLETED. Constructor Keneflck Returns From France antf Announces New Road's Completion In Three Years. 'ellcves Combined Should Be Taken Up Immediately Up Supervision ef Government Says Roose t velt Was Wrong. Denver, Col., March 31. If B. H. ' Harrinaa could have bis way he wuld bring all tk railroads of Amer ica lxts)e giant combination, under one neiiy and bejlm immediately pt4l 2600,MQ or J3Q,eOO,vOO 4a inprATOKeals f the weaker roads th yhyalcally and ftnanclally. In tkla way he says he hellers he could 4 the greatest gsod for the govern meat, the people generally, to the ship pers individually and finally to the owners ief 'railroad etock, Mr. Harrlman who passed two hours In Denyejr Tuesday on his way east, aid In an informal talk at the chamber of commerce: "If we could, wo would throw our cloak oyer the weaker lines through out thexpuBtrv and, .cnln Immediately expenditure of between fS50,eo,000 ' and f 300,400,000 to improve them. "It ought to be done Immediately aad I think I can qualify as aa expert on these matters. This should fee dene openly and UBder some sort of goyern "jucat supervision. But we would 'all 1m put la prison If we tried It." Mr. Harrlman declared that his roads fcav repent about $350,000,000 (Biace 192.bull4Usasi rebuilding li rthe west and itifrouglLihc mpuntains. He repeated thafhis assertion that he fouaa a great change la public sentl xaeat towarda a railroads hand rail road buUding throughout the land. - "FlTe yeaTs ago" n?l SJld "I told IFresldent Rooseveltt -that he w5 jwrong and that ho would bve many VtmltaTorB In various slates, and cities who would do the coujatrylncaljulabje harm, and what I tola him then has proved coffecti ItooBeVelt was wrong la his fight me and the railroads, and the truth of this, is getting clearer .every &7"-rrtte!m'"'. Kansas City, Mo., April C. That a now railroad extending from Kansas City to the Gulf" of Mexico will be in operation within three years was the statement made by William Keneflck, who is constructalng the Oklahoma & Uulf railway from Wagoner, Okla., to Calvin, Okla. and who returned from France Monday. Mr. Keneflck has secured the support of a number of French capitalists in the new venture. He announced to-day that a bond is cup has already been arranged abroad which will be sufficient o extend the lino from Calvin to Denlson or Sher man, Texas. Mr. Keneflck says he has the assurance- that the funds neces sary to build the line north from Wagoner, Okla. to Joplin, .Mo., will be available as soon as tho road is built to Texas. If a connection can not then be made with some existing railroad Mn Keneflck will proceed to build his, own line 'from Joplin to Kansas City. TO ADJUST EMERY CLAIM Secretary Knox is Informed Nicaragua Government Would Settle In the Near Future. ' U. S, AFTER CRAZY SNAKE Deputy Marshtal Accompanies Indian's 1 Son to Seek Leader's Hiding Place. MUBkogtie, Okla., April G. TUa United States government is taking a hand Ul the search (of Crazy tinake, leader of last week's Indian disorders. William Martin, United States deputy marshal, left Muskogee late Tuesday with Deputy Sheriff Frank Jones for Camp lllckory. from there is is be lieved he will go t Crazy Snake's biding place, guided by the latoter's aon, and try -to Induce the chief to sur render The militia will remain in the fold, until Crazy Snake is captured. SUNDAY TREAT IS A CRIME Kentucky Supreme. Court Hojds Dis tributing Liquor, to friend' on Sabbath Day Unlawful. Louisville, Ky., April C Treating friends to drinks of whisky or beer on Sunday Is a violation of the law, ac cording to a decision handed doWn by Acting Judge Krleger Monday. In his onllon Judge Krleger cited the case of the actlen of the court of ayepals, where is sustained a decision of ane that had been assessed In Anderson county, where whisky bad been pur ee wed from a dlstllery , and dltlatd Washington, April G. The Informa tion was conveyed to Secretary Knox Monday, that the Nicaragua govern ment would make an early effort to settle either by compromise jot by ar bitration the claimed fr damages of the Q-. D. Emery company whose con cession for cutting mahogany was can celled about two years and a half ago for alleged violation of the terms of the concession. Through Mr. Espinoia, the Nieara: guan minister, the secretary was told that a special commissioner would leave the Central American country immediately for this city carrying full instructions for the minister which would empower him to reach a settle ment whereby the whole controversy would badJuBtedlEijjl" MINISTERS SEIZTHQUOR Fallowing a Raid en "Blind Tiger" Prayer Is Offered and Then March Through Streets. Mayfleld, Ky., April 6. A band of 100 citizens headed by county officers and ministers marched on an alleged blind tiger In the east edgo of the town Monday night and after breaking down the doors confiscated twelve gal lons of whisky. After a prayer by one of the ministers they marched through thtj streets. - The crusade follows the killing of Jesse Collcy a prominent clay mine owner Saturday night and the suicide of a prominent map while drunk. RECAPTURE ONE YEGGMAN Deputy Sheriff Has Desperate Fight With Two Escaped Prisoners and Holds One. Ashevlle, N. C, April C George Barton, alias "Chicago Army," noted yeggman, who with Jake Moore, alias "Tennessee Dutch.," broke from the Greenville jail Sunday night, was cap tured Monday night, after a severe tight with Deputy Sheriff Rogers at Craggy, several miles from here. "Tenjiei'eo Dutch," after wrenching a revolver from Ilogeri escaped. Dafton who has only one arm was lodged in the. county Jail at Asbovlll?. ' ' Hartford, Conn., April O.The 111 tiesa of Gov. George L. Wiley, 'from nenous exhaustion, has. assumed 'to serious aspect and his coodltlim 1' causing much uneasiness. - it" VaV staled however, there was no imuie .Ma diinrer of death." i Y that a stenographer had been present during the Inquiry and that Incompe tent testimony had boon tho basis of tho Indictments, PROVISION FOR FREE TRADE WITH PHILIPPINES ATTACKED Republicans Support Bill In General Still Are In Favor of Permanent Tariff Commission. Washington, April 3. That the Pnync bill vn filled with rlutous lin- pcrcfctlons, was a faiso pretense, was designed to cover up tho ex travagnnclos of tho Republican admin istration, that it did not redeem party pledges, and that It sounded tho death knell of tho dominant party, wore eomo of tho criticisms passed upon the measuro ty tho Dotnocrats in tho hou3e Friday. An Interesting feature of the debate was tho spcooh of l'nblo Ocampo de Leon, tho Philippine commissioner, who attacked the provision for fr-p tiade with the Philippine Islands. From the far south exactly opposlto views were expressed regarding pro tection. Mr. Kansdcll of Louisiana pleading for it on behalf of the In dustries of his state, while Mr. bplght of Mississippi and Mr. Clayton of Alabama wanted free lumber, hides boots, shoes, bagging and cotton ties. Tho speech of Mr. Clayton was ot considerable length and he engaged In several heated colloquies with mem bers on the Republican side. From the Republicans came sug gestions of a permanent tariff commis si en, and while all of them supported the bill in general, none- appeared en tirely satisfied entirely with it. WOMAN SAWS OUT OF JAIL ... 1 1 Kate O'Dwyer Refuses to Leave When Ordered and Is Forced to Work on Chain Gang. Athens, Ga., Apt ll C Kato O'Dwyer I the young woman, who was shackled and forced to work on tho chain gung, nindo her escape. Tho woman who is said to be comely had been sentenced to tho gaug for 12 months for dtsordorly conduct. Tho suntenco was suspended on condition that she leave tho county and never loturn She returned n month ago, was arrected and ordered shackled and chained day and night, as tho desper ate male convicts were. Governor Smith thou issued an or der that no woman prisoner no matter what her offense was, was ever to be shackled. Tho O'Dwyer woman csenped by cutting tho bars in her cell and It is bulioved she had outsldo assistance Country of Contrast's. Armenia Is a country of strong con trasts, of opposlto oxtromes, or heat nnd cold, light and shade, drought and molsttiro, and contains many mystcr ios awaiting splutlon. Tho ethnologist Is still in doubt na to what branch ot tho grcat'ISuropcnn family tho Ar menian peoplo belong to; tho philolo gist hns not yet classified tholr Ian gunge, tho nntlminrian known neitt n nothing of their early history. The Present Moment. Since tlmo Is not n person wo can overtake when ho Is past, lot us honor him with mirth and cheorfulncss whlio he Is passing. Goethe Dr. Barton C McEucn ..DENTIST.. Office Hotirs: 8 a. m. to 11 a. m. 1 p. m, to 4:30 p. m. OFFICES IN VICTORY BUILDING OVER BARBER SHOP HASKELL AFRAID OF TRIAL Governor Takes Advantage ef Every Technically In Town Lot Case Against Him. FEDERAL BOATS SMUGGLE Custom Officers Seize Several Boxes of Furs Brought Ashore From Mine Laying Ship. Tulsa, Okla., April 6. Governor C. N. Haskell, when called before tho federal court Monday to answer to in dictments charging him with fraud In connection with Muskogee town lot cases made a hard fight against the case 'coming to trial. Judge Marshall heard extended argu ments by both sides In the matter of Haskell's demurrer. Governor Haskell's attorneys began their fight by asking that the indict ments be quashed, charging Special Attorney General Rush, with miscon duct In conducting the grand jury in quiry. It was also charged that the grand jury had been Illegally drawn; San Diego, Cal., April G. Customs officers havo seized Monday seevral boxes, packed with furs, at tho local ofIco of tho Wells Fargo Express com pany, Just ns the goods were to bo shipped to points In New York and New Jersey. The customs officials declare the furs were smuggled to shore the night before otf the two mine laying vessels tho Major Ringgold and Col. Arml stead which arrived hero Friday after a trip around the horn. Tho seizure has created much excitement but bo arrests have been made. vli' PrK . mi, ViEi Hi 'W L I e mm Telephone Line in Receivers Hands. Houston, Texas., April 1. The Citizens Telephone company wag Wednesday placed in the hands of a receiver on the prayer of H. E. Huntington, who owns the bonds. It it announced that tho receivership is preliminary to a reorganization of the independent system in Texas, and that several million dollars will bb spent In an improvement of the system. Don't Heat the Kitchen All tfie necessary family cook ing: may be done as well on a New Perfection Wick Blue Flame Oil Cook-Stove as on the best coal or wood range. By using the "New Perfec tion" Oil Stove, the annoyance of an overheated and stuffy kitchen li entirely avoided, even in midsummer. The scientific construction of the PERFECM0N Wick Blue Flame (HI Cook-Stove far food Hat after it k cooked. Also drop shelra o whkh t small cooking: utensils every convenience, even to ban U1 UUlUlUg lUWIU. Made in three sixes. Can be had either whk I or without Cabinet Top. If not at your dealer's, ' wnte our nearest ag-ency. ' n. The &&yc Lamp Sudft'Sr Hotly nlckcki .... - .. wr tuwuomc yjiva a. poweriul Hgnt and burns for hours with one filling. ForUMc. sale, coovenUnt Jtwt what evry home nwdi. If not with your dealer, wrlU our nearest agency. Trv our Job Work, STANBAKB & COMEPANY iaerprMC) t ''" m f Wi ,ra 10 nit' A The EquItable Life Assurance SobijETY oeihe United States NEW YORK, FEBRUARY.20, 1909. TO POLICYHOLDERS: ' ,.',". The following synopsis of the Annual Statement, as of December 3 1st. . 190S, is submitteel for your information. b J ' .i... .-... .r.M ' i. sfaT'F , ., ' - ,'.., , " '"' ' 1908 " 1907 TOTAL ASSETS.". .. .&. ..$472,339,508.83 , $453,928t77S.Og, Stocks-at Market Quotations of .December 31, Bonds tirf ,V" tV amortized values. . t ,-, .i . , - TOTaLL1AB1HT1ES 391,072,041.93' '. 379,372,284.59, Consisting of Insurance Fund $384, 152,880 and $0,919, 161.93 ' ' ' "' ' & - ;, of miscellaneous liabilities. - '.. .( - -in 1 v ,.'-. The Insurance Fund (with future premiums and inferesD will ' . ' ' ' '-'- pay all outstanding policies as they mature. I ' '"", , , TOTAL SURPLUS '...... '....;..'....;. 81,267,466.90 745Sfl49br4Z ' With an increasing number of maturities of Deferred Dividend . '&' i Policies this sum will gradually decrease. .r " '. -'-' NEW INSURANCE PAID FOR 91)262,101.00, " , '73,279,540.00 This is an increase for the year of nearly 25 per cent, as com- ' , . pared with 1907. . ' . AfAL AMOUN1MM1D TO POLICYHOLDERS '. 47,861,542.69 ' '45,305,831.30 'DEATH BENEFITS 20,324,002.65 ' 18992,079.87 97 per cent, of all Death Claims in America were paid within , one day after proof of death was received. ; ENDOWMENTS t .'....!..... 4,830,170.10. 4,704,119.32 ANNUITIES, SURRENDER VALUES AND OTHER BENEFITS 14,696,354.16 v 14,100,855.97 DIVIDENDS TO POLICYHOLDERS 8,011,015.78 7,5.08';776,14 1909 Dividends to Policyholders will approximate $10,000,000. DIVIDENDS TO STOCKHOLDERS , 7,000.00 f 7i000.00 This is the maximum annnal dividend that stockholders can re- , ceive under the Society's Charter. i ' " TOTAL LOANS TO POLICYHOLDERS 57,053,555.28, , 49,615,393.06 EARNINGS OF THE SOCIETY FROM INTEREST AND RENTS..... 20,636,405,61'', " 1485.110.01 OUTSTANDING LOANS ON REAL ESTATE MORTGAGEStV 97,570767.22, 95i008;970:bo Invested at an average rate of 4.70 per cent, as against.4.53, per v( ,' - l . - l ' Scent, in 1907.JBB TOTAl,, EXPENSES,fW,',lng Commission and Taxes 9, 758,447,46 9,846,858,69 MIThetiverage gross rate of interest realized during 1908 amounted to 4.45 per cent-i as aSainst 4-3 P"" '" 197, 4TjrJer.cent. in 1906, 4.03 per cent, in -1905 and 3.90 per cent, in 1904. V -R&yL RflQBIQN, rfRESRENT. Henry J- Powell, manager. Equitable Building Louisville, Kentucky. !!' i ' i t ' . n ' - Si& 4 t 1 tt I :'r r 'i 1 " t -ii ft 8 i y. ,r L goaf frload. ( , .- iHWI. ""fBtfaflt .v., - f1 ! 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