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Clad to Dump Immoral f e
male» on U. 8.
Will Mold t 'ountrle* to Agreement
on Hahjrr*. fMtrxs Tr„»ly Is
Openly and Flagrantly
New York A special from Wash
ington says:
Secretary Knox la reparla
tnak» diplomatic reprnseutatlo
certain European governments, pro- j
testing agsInM ib< viola*Iona of th.
International treaty for <lw supprps
elon of the white slave traffic
I h
to i
Thu j
Stale Department has
that gome of the European govern
ment» are not onh »risking no < flort
to break up Ibis Infamous IthUIc. but.
on 'he contrary «t« tacitly onceurag
In« the shipment of women for Itn
the I foiled fil s tes
morn! purp
Th< 5 him o Imparttn«*nt *0 action will
that Unit* !
*1» ti
ho hfiatnl upon Mutoinwnt»
b«*cij roeelti'd from
t» froi
HocrMary NukoI, !
tho fl »mm
rsov«*rli»K rci
if New
Marcus Brown
York city 1» now traveling In Europe
special Immigration agent In
vestigating tho w hite slave traffic
Broun reports to the department Hint
the treaty binding the nations of j
Europe to co-operate with the t'nl
ted Btstc» government In breaking
his business I* being Ignored
Mr- I
a« ti
The department
stronger than this, It Is to the elfi-et
that the offifhil« of certain European
confit riea arc actually winking at tho
operations of the miserable creature* ] l
engaged In traffic-king In white slaves
There is no hint al graft or official
corruption in this eonnoction. II I«
staled that the government«
ope are anxious to he rid of tills Im
moral element and are not disposed
to Interfere with plans Ibat
lake the women to other lands
The treaty, whoso violation Secre
tary Knox Is to complain of, was
the outcome of a congress called at
Berlin in 1 »0 2 Delegates from sev
en teen countries participated, icnd an j
arrangement was made for Ihe sup
pression of I ho white »lave traffic.
A treaty ou the subject binding the
United Mates to the terms of the
agreement was adopted hy our senate
In 1905 In June of Inst year the
President Issued n proclamation
ling forth the terms of Ihe
ment. The other signatory power* «
are Herman)-, Belgium, Denmark,
Bpatu, France, tirent Britain. Italy,
Ifn* 'Nelberland* Potto gal Bwodeti,
Russia. Norway, Swiss Federgl Fcniii I
oil. Austria-Hungary anil Brazil.
Fnd»r the Icnnts of this treaty
oarh of the government hound hy II
agrees lo exercise a supervision
Ihn purpose of finding out. "partl
clulnrly, the station* nnd porta of
emhsckatlon the conductors ef
f Fur
men *nd girl* Intended for debauch
While the Washington authorities
ile-dlne to stale what mit Ions are ills
regarding this treaty. II Is believed j
that France and Belgium are the
chief offenders. The great majority
of white slaves sent to America are i
reculted from those countries. Purls
harbors a horrible lot of men who
of round
are engaged In the buslni
Ing up unfortunates.
Tim Foiled {Rates Immigration an
thorltles turn hack « large number
of the*« women every month. Dur- j
lng May. for Instance, thirty-one ]
females were reject cl »I Ihe various
ports of entry on the charge that they ]
were brought here for Immoral pnr
poses. They have been coming, how
ever. In such large numbers Hint the
Immigration official« believe that the
business of bringing them
gome Instances at least encouraging
by the European governments.
er Is In
(■»Kleide» Boon After the I all of Her
INct lire.
Clinging with morbid
New York.
tenacity to an ohl superstition that
her death was sure to occur on tho
seventh day after her picture had
fallen from tho
Roloff, sixty-seven years old. Jumped
from tbc third-story window of her
home In the East Side and killed her
rpIL E'er sln.e a w- .k -»so. wb n tbi ,
»"„mnn'a nleture, loosened In some
womans pciunr, i
way from Its fa. t ntng.,
crash to the parlor floor, she had
gone about tho house moaning that
"he had "only seven days more to j
live." Her son did all ho could to
calm her but «he clung to the su- i
perstltlon. and refused lo believe
that the sign would fall. i
•nil, Mr.-. Toblna
Girl I
trivial !
q.ail Kills Seventeeu-Year-Old
After Quarrel,
- ,—Following a
George Cohen, ulne-years ]
Waco. Tex
ohfSecured a target rifle and killed j
' his senior I
Maggie Farrell, eight ear
The shooting occurred at Edgefield,
a suburb of Waco.
IN»*«* for
Normal Htcilrnt*
Wii Re
Photograph. i
While preparing to take a picture j
x'e Summer Normal School »tu- .
dent at the 1 -oulslana Industrial In
stituto. the scaffolding which bad <
erected collapsed w ith about
on It. and the
three hundred | ■ ; <•:;
» nier pr- rt of lt wa '
«■ Six girl* a "*f«red broken legs:
several received ba 1 sprains, and two
hurt internally.
totally wreek
A noth
out In 1
The Higel murder p*y*tery In New
York Is *1111 unsolved.
Innirreciloti ha* broken
Tin- I'ope has been annoyed by the :
presentation of an
hy !
Eire at Lake tieorge, N. V , caused
the Kort WII
»250, cnn d
llam Henry Hotel
i a go I
Sarah Orne Ji
>tt, the authoress,
died at her summer home lit South
*l**4»en Injured b.
Hewnfe*» ni*n v
Ofcpimdon In
a, p
and » H*nktn <•>
Puryeai Confederate veteran
god 7« years. *
dl<-l ,,t .larkeon. Ml«*
The Cedi
It' ll but ug
the government 1 :, bill for the '
of , |(b(l ,If „ nr-.-n
Tlif Hullüfi'fi (nioffH
ou* In it fonlt)«*
I Hi lti/oin'#«nt 4 In
Mhf.nl iwlifr,
hi-HHlr hay.
},n< * Ï* 1 '*
m . I ;
Hu r loi
drowned hy
I »ou t i
rap«!/.Inf, of
near I'ltlsburg, K
rhe New York pollei think I,"on
Ling, the Clllljei.e tiiurdetel of Min
Elsie Blgel, tettj be hidliiK In New
ml of (lie
'iirroker, a
ut der or William
jail at Ta 1 hot
f af on
vit« tnkou froi
ton. tin .
nd lynched.
l *g |, ln* 1 the new bon id
morrantlb Imlldlng tend
David Levy
« 1« .. und lynched,
Ky . nlmnpled
cf Hierin
taken hy the court« cm tho Injunction
urgiel that
t Itaync l.n , ilcHtrciv-d the
I ,n
I mill I -

nee, $iu.
the I.usbnnd
former net res*. Is
have been killed I
ecldent In Europe.
Edna May,
reported to
I luce am: ta were made la eon-j \,.
nectlon wllh the murder of Tony ,
•Inca, nn Italian ulorekeeper at
Robert E
East ma u wie
mllll near Bt. Michaels,
suicide In order to
ed Mrs. VVi
Md . Ctllnmlttei
avoid capture.
Albert Reese.
negro who chop
ped „ff an arm of Miss Mary Taun
ton, was taken from Jail at (luUibert
J nst lee 1 1
granunl M
lion from lo
tir $;lfi,i)()o « year
fling. In
toward Uould »
*l»nru- ^
hunltuiitl Mini uliinnny
A nui ii num«'il Hli»*If»er, of ,!«•:
frf.ft* nf New I her I A,
iTtiMte«! on a char««
La., after haltig
f petty
The (Irnnd Jury ut Covington re
ns unable lo pine«
any criminal liability In connection
with tho Mnmieilllc disaster.
ported that It
Five American nnd four English
tourists and two Irish boatmen were
drowned during a storm on Lake
Klllarm-y, Ireland,
Myron II Phelps, a New- York, 1
lawyer, who. If is allege I. has been
preaching sedition In India was or
ilered out. of a London hotel.
Mrs. Katherine Clemmons Uould
took the stand In New York us a w it
ness lu rebutai lu the trial of her
suit for a separation from Howard
.1. Uould.
P. J. tient r.v an actor, after serv- j
Inf fourteen years In the Pennaylvan
murder of
boon j
11 ' '" ' " " r> " r
Madge Yorko, an actress has
f the Wagoner Hank 1
and Trust Company, at Fort Worth, 1
Tex was held tip bv a lone high- ; "
The branch
The robber escaped with
fs.ino In currency
Louis Mayer. Alex Bryan ami C.
O Welck were convicted ut Baton
Rouge of selling liquor to minors. ,
Sentenced was suspended heeause of
Sanford Robinson personal coun
sol to F Augustus Helnze. was eon
v | a |„ a Krand jui-y witness to aevade
the aorvU ,„ of a subpoena.
he grand jury a Sumner. Mis*..
Indicted Ihe Board of supervisors for ■>'
j the Second District of Tallahatchie
County, the I- B Hull Construction
i Company and F B. Hull individual
1>% charging conspiracy to defraud
i *he county In the contracta for re
] building the Courthouse.
extenuating circumstance*.
Vlcled III the Fulled States Circuit ,
Court in New York of Impeding In ad
The two lawyers engaged by the
I citizens of Sumner, Ml«»,, to rose
: emo Town Marshal Rack Denton. In- !
! dieted for manslaughter In p » aa '' p - j
] Bon with the death of Janies Crnw
j ley. withdrew from the rase h.-.-nuse
I District Attorney Harris would not
co-operate with thorn.
That he had mathematically prov
! ed a discovery that the moon was a
planet captured by tho earth from
i space and not a detached portion of j
j our globe, was the announcement i
. made by l'rof. T J. J. See, astrono- •
nier in charge of the naval observa-]
< tory at Mans Island. In n resort to
the Astronomical Society of the Puci
Rex. Father Buckley v as drowned
while surf bathing at St. Augustines

uiiior Beveridge ■ »P"'- h has had
the effect, of stirring the senate to ac- ;
tlon on tobacco legislation.
I'resldent Taft's
«eherne «a» Introduced lu the senate
by Heimtor Aldrich.
Th» opposition to Taft's corpora-j
lion lu» scheme is Increasing In the j
IIjppcniog* of the Week Briefly
Told--The Latest News
from the Capital
The federal government I* prepar- j
Investigate the sugar trust,
! In* to
cor poratio n tax |
special art milk- ]
rid harbors appropria- I
Congres* pi
: lug the river»
HI available
The I ml hut Ion-I are thut President:
I Tafln corporation tax law will he
if eon
lie present «• salon
PH ■•M il
l(<*I>ubMrHn fn*Mnb«*r« of tin*
fin in'** t'»inriiH»« I* ^
Uni th*' < or -
will bi* pa.iu'-rJ at this
porntlon tax
if comer«*
Htiiurt McNamura has realanod ut
deifota j
cru tlon of
tiornry »•
hi»l»> tlmo to tho pr»
run ill»**! ruMCH.
i li* I'nlti'd SfuiiM «uv » ruinont Jjas
that Amorican In
ut lilm* ficlda must bo pro*
tfc. tod
iHlHlanl fill ti h t
the Fun
IM »I NICillliKl
itmtr Admiral MordocaJ T. Kndl
« ou. ! H. X . r«t)r«*d, who him bc«*n
l»« i forming .i« t Ivc* duty, wan detached
il service».
r ri
American Mlilpping
KlklijH in trod tired an amend
i'm* tariff hill which would |
allow to American vphhoIm a reduction i
of - p»o c«*ntum In tariff duticH.
To •
Milt t
ppnrnntly has]
Senators I
have provided themselves with elec
tile fans ami lemonade and urn pre- 1
pareil to talk all mi minor i
Amendments Increasing the duty ] *°
on dim s from 15 to 20 per cent ml 11
valorem and on sole leather from 5
III III per lent, the lower figures rep
resenting the house rate, were adopt
In the senate the finance commit- 1
tee's amendment to take hides from
the fre* list and pinco a duty of 15
per cent ml valorem on them wn* \
ttniler illscusaloii all tiny. Senalors
Warren, of Wyoming, and Carter, of "
Montana, spoke In favor of the
Iiiiieinlmi lit. while Senator Cage, of
Ver mon t, opposed It. I
" I
r tlm
1 1
' with much opposition, itlthou.gJi.lt
It was explained that unless tho It
Tho hot weather
d no effect on congre
The government »ult against the
\,. w York. New Haven and Hartford,]
, h „ |,„ B|I)II nnd Maine
nd other rail- I
roads for violating tin
has been dismissed.
ntl trust law
cd hy the senate,
The duty on collo
ns Increased.
$10,000,000 for the taking
enatia was authorised hy
of representatives.
money was forthcoming the
bureau would he compelled to sus
pend business.
The question of the eight-hour law
w as submit led to President Taft In
the form of a request by Thomas Do
lan. president of the Steam Fboveler»'
I'nlon, that the president obtain from
the attorney general an opinion as
to whether the law prohibiting pay
ment for overtime Is not being vlo
luted on the Panamn canal,
Much voting and Utile talking
j characterized Ihe work In the senate.
The lumber schedule was disposed of,
and the duty on pineapples was In
j creased, the finance committee suf
1 "»tempt to reduce the finance com
1 mlU " " '' f **- r> ® P**«* 1 thousand
; " H sl, " od lim "' r ,0 «*• house
: rate, was lost. i
lerliiR u defeat In the latter ease. An
; Secretary of Agriculture Wilson ]
i denies the report '.bat he will resign, 1
A duty „ r cotlt !ld v *lor«m 1
„„ hlde „ W1(s agro „ d t0 by tho s( ,,, ate |
, „ vo ,„ of 4(i to ;i0 thls „ tho
, fc „„ :
event duty, be t g applicable, how
ever, only to hides weighing more I
than twenty-five pounds. Senators
MoCumber, Oatuble.
Foster advocated free hides.
on(| . (i wood taHff
mäkln» reduction* of «hoot 25 nor
* -'""«'T £ 1 "„«I wl» 1
■>' '« from th. present rates wus
agreed to by the senate. A new
an > in toi o o u > o.t s * " ■ o
ferod by Mr. Aldrieh. reducing Ih*
duty on bituminous coal from «7 to
'H* cents a ton. and eliminating the ]

Hey burn nnd ]
, Taylor spoke In favor of duty on
schedule :
hides, while Senators Burton
reciprocity clause from the house bill, :
was adopted by the senate. The two
senators from Florida, a pineapple
producing state, in upholding the
! am ,, mimpnt to incrMue the duty on !
j I)lnBap ,q„ 8 from , 7 to «S per thou-;
saud. were opposed by the two sen
rhicli state j
I there are a number of large piueap- ;
] pie canning factories.
»tors front Maryland. In
Three mighty speeches by Senators
t Beveridge. Bailey and Now-lands wore ]
delivered In the senate. Mr. Bevor- •
j Idge attacked the "tobacco trust."
i Mr. Bailey talked about free raw ma
• terlal. his object heilig to justify his
against free iron ore, lumber
a«d hides, and Mr. Now-lauds spoke
on t.he Income tax question, agreeing
on the whole with President Taft's
corporation tax idea, but suggesting
that a tax ou corporations alone
might violate the constitutional re
quirements of uniformity.
The recent brilliant arid surprising !
score* made by the »hip* at target j
practice at Magdalena Bay ahow* a j
marked advance over previous years, |
arid demonstrates that the men be-j
hind the guns have been trained up to 1
the highest point of efficiency In th$'
various operations connected with j
firing the batteries, such as quick
. By Wtltsr L Bessie».
landllng of shell*, ammunition, point -1
lug and sighting, and other matters
•ntering Into the performance of sue
essful naval gunnery. As recently !
ttlnouneed by the Navy Department,
The 7-Jnch Dummy Drill Out of the Battleship New Hampshire.
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Our bijsh-Bpeod turget records are due to practice with the dummy.
hattleship Muryand of tho Pacific |
Squadron carries off the honors, win-j
ulng the trophy hy the fine score of ]
7*1,470; the cruiser trophy goes to j
Albany, having u score of 7(1,924, :
while the gunboat trophy was won I
tin- Wilmington, whose record was !
As the successful achievements of]
ml record-breaking ]
perfoi mûm es m- due almost entirely
a particular method of training,
wl1 » he of timely Interest to picture
' describe tho dummy drill gun.
" Sl ' " f *•>!» drVice the men be
'„""'p.^y'sh^lU and deveTof. Into hie
mm. M omrt ' m.«Ä ' handling
■he weighty project lies and shoving
them into the breech with great
rapidity und skill The main object
the "dummy louder" Is to give the
«hell men an opportunity to acquire
«peed and proflcloticy In the handling
r the shells without wearing out the
breechblocks of the gun*. Of late
a,,, '" ,,on ls '"'U'K l ,! »ld hy all
Kh| l ,M In »•• H'cse drills,
In aettial service much depends
upon the promtnesa and accuracy pf
aliell man. Should ho "inufT" a
, . ....
; 11 a ,h ® crl,|pal moment or let It
' "«ay from him, should he drop
In short, should he fail to semi
home safe and true whet! tho
, , I , , , . ,
lireechblock of the big gun Is swung
hlm ..lnspniienee«
"'.e,' i . .
invention 'TÂuï lÆ
ment nd is n facsimile of tlie breech
, ' „ , h j . . . ' i
point' where the' rifling begins j
Loading il requires the identical mo
tions thut are employed In the load-,
and firing of the real weapon. ;
One man opens and closes the breech ;
tho shell man grasps the projectile
and quickly rams It Inside, followed ]
Ihe dummy charge of powder In |
hag; the shell comes down the]
return chute on the left side of the
diese creditable
apparatus; the "take-ofT" man catches !
shell as It falls out at the end, and
shoves It again to the loader at the j
front. The dummy powder charge Is,
handled in the same way, and the j
whole makes a continuous operation:
for the loader. By the time he has :
put in the last shell and tho breech !
closed nnd locked, It Is ready to be
swung open again by the plug man.
and an additional shell shoved In.
. ..
the saving of Ihe life of guns ls thus
ol)lrtlnod The br „ e! . h i llock these
there are a few pnrts of brass and
pa "> ifon, the supporting framework
and roturn ch „, 0 aro PntlrP , v ot stoel .
h,. one shown tn the accompanying
illustration Is the latest seven-inch
modol and la on board the battleship
New || am p sb | re . it is seven feet
our i urbpa long, four feet four Inches
marked economic Improvement In
costly weapons would soon be worn
by the constant slamming nnd tho
denting of quickly-thrown shells.
The new device is manufactured
entirely In the Brooklyn Navy Yard,
N. Y„ In the ordnance machine shop,
* 8 made mostly of steel; although
high, and weighs about 1800 pounds,
t » X
' ! V <4 .
i ~ »,
<*• yytjg
Fv * ■
The purchase of this istats by the King, when Prince of Wales, was
attended by a disgraceful pjece of jobbery which absorbed most of the ac
cumulation of revenue from his duchy of Cornwall
the Oowrnment »375 to man
Before reaching the target ground
the gun crews are kept at systematic
and continuous drill» with the dummy
loading machine, consequently the
men havo acquired the top-notch In
speed, coupled with a mathematical
precision In the handling of the pro
J settles, powder charges, etc.
the vessel reaches the range, and as,
at the speed assigned, a very short
time Interval is allowed for the run,
It la Important to begin firing at once
with the rapidity consistent with
"getting on" the target. The size of
the target varies according to calibre
and practice, but the target screen»:
for tho groat guns are about twenty
one feet in length and seventeen feet]
In width and are distant from the j
range about icon yards. The Navy
Department provides four trophies]
for excellence In gunnery—-one each
for battleships, cruisers, gunboats and]
torpedo craft. In addition, money!
rewards are distributed according to t
gun rank or rating among tho sue
cossful crews.- -Scientific. American.
Cancer In llelgulm.
Consul H. Albert Johnson, at Liege
r „ porta that the new organizations foi
,n « c " ncer ,n Be, * lu,n h .« ld •
r",,, r.- act Vvity Vho «KaCoTâtion wil
aMll |. lt( , v.itli the international asso
f .| a ,ji,,, for the systematic stutly ol '
cancerous diseases One of Its first
w)1 ', b „ t() ar „„] r „ HI , « gvstcinn i
,| Z e all knowledge of the disease It,
w|I| ,, nd „ av , )r to KlVl , the medical
|ir()f ,, agIoll ,| if> ,. t . s „its of its research
|n nr(]( , r t , mt t!|( , (IW , nlav coln .
|m|m| w(|h n , slllta i| was alsc
d to establish one or more In
Mt ittitfonsi in llelgulm to he devoted
, . ,
especially to the study of cancerous
dl8en g t , s .__ CoI)gu |, lr Report.
___, ■—
Fire Will Not Scorch.
, , ... .,
The most careful of cooks with the
. , . ..
ninny different vlnnds In the course
of preparation tinder her eyes will
slip up occasionally and relax bet,
" "« ond - *>™\
0,10 of the articles on the stove is
i touched liy the finger of fire.Scorched !
j fHtH * * s ono of tk e most inexcusable!
This rests on the bot
tom of tlie kettle and effectually pre
offenses of the cook. A simple piece]
of apparatus to prevent this mishap
has been devised. It consists of a
metal affair resembling nn Inverted
pie plate, generously perforated with
small holes.
vents the contents from coming Into
contact with the overheated bottom.
A contract. It is reported, has been
concluded between an American com-]
pany and a geisha association at Kobe
for the run of a geisha dance in
America. Tho troupe, consisting of
twenty geishas, will perform for four
weeks.—Shanghai Times.
Geisha Dances For America.
ï Feminine Artificialities
They End with the Shoe, But Begin with
the Hat
8 y M. M. Brei loan
HE humanitarian spirit of the shoe manufacturers In
lug the feminine shoe two or three sizes lower than It xo
tually Is may be apparent, but how about the other Indus
trie» which help woman to be that whl :h be Is notT While
her artlBclnllty as to appearance ends with the shoe, K be
gin* with the hat. Here Is a condensed catalogue of twenty-^
three Items—symbolic number—in which woman
ceive her looks;
1. Hair dyed. ,!>.*
caa de
2. Hair curled.
3. Hair rolled over a cushion of false hair known as the rat.
4. On top of which Is worn a hat with the carcase of a bird or two.
3, Wrinkles of forehead concealed by cosmetics.
0. Eyebrows blacker than natural color.
7. Opening of the eyes lengthened by means of sulphide of antimony.
8. Eyelashes darkened.
9. Lips reddened,
lb. Artificial teeth made of gold.
11. Cheeks more pink than Is natural.
12. Other parts of the face more white than is natural.
13. Dimples artificially created by a dermatologist.
14. Neck elongated and propped up by x. high collar with wires.
15. Tips of ears tinted.
It',. Finger nails more rose-colored than is natural.
Shoulders marbled with benzoin.
18. Bust fuller than Is natural.
1b. Waist more slender than la natural.
20. Abdomen reduced artificially.
21. Hips made broader or narrower than is natural, as fashion dictates.
Feet smaller than is natural.
The body scented.
This list can be increased ad Infinitum by preachers, moralists, misog
ynists, and what not, when considering other factors of deception besides
those of mere appearance. Here is the hint; The woman who falsifies her
face is likely to falsify her smile.
There Are Few
Happy Millionaires
J «
I*"—*** ^ the world wU1 re sent.
they an- provided with tho right instincts.
1 hL ' hill(1 Ja >' tio,lld in 8< - h ° o1 - a,,d onc f ho *
con B> osl,lon on a slate for me when I needed ideas, 'i nat day he needed i0
' c< ' n,l, • " nd 1 Kav, -' lhc " BUnl to h,nl ,or ,wo old ï ' clloo, honks. I saw him later in
llfe when he was worth $70,000.000, but I do not think ho wus happy. That
i money lire was blazing In his eyes, and I am cure it reached his brain and con
It, sllllK ' J hlR sending him to an untlmvly grave.
Tl,p Brcf,t P ro,, l"m of today Is the making of money. It is unquestionably
,hp occupation that engages Ihe minds of tho vast majority or people. But
. from what I have seen of life and those leading it. when one has obtained a
competency money Is superfluous, just lika an excess of what Is needed to
round out ihe figure and give It a handsome appearance. Piling up wealth
th, ' u becomes like piling on llesh, and greatly hinders the enjoyment of tho
i, rs t thlnas of this life
u e bt 'nings oi im» me.
1 know millionaires, and know very few happy ones. True, Mr. Carnegie
seems to be an exception because he Is different from many other rich men.
He Is trying to get rid of his money, and he takes a keen delight in doing good
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in acquiring it the weaker creaunes have been overcome and saddened, I think
there must be a tinge of regret in helping others with this very fruit that has
olllainpd at such
! cultured people—I say cultured people, mind you—can doubtless be contented
with hooks when they capnot buy automobiles.
By John Burroughs, the Naturalist
DO not believe In the doctrine attributed to John D. Rocke
* feller thut if you want to make your wife happy all you have
• to do is to give her plenty of money.
♦ possession of money and happiness are synonymous.
^ Rockefeller has been quoted correctly, be is making a dec
that 1 believe American women and women all
They want love first of all, if
I do not believe that
If. Mr.
But even when one disposes of wealth, If there is the consciousness that
Money, of course, is necessary to provide the comforts of existence, but
Revolution in Hew York's
Growth Within Ten
I?v William G. McJldoo, President o; the Hudson
^wvsrfV';i /cer Tunnel Companx~*fi .^
„eu«»»«»* m HE growth of New York Is so extraordinary and the charac
I ter of its development so remarkable that It is impossible to
M-- accurately even tyvo years into the future.
Without attempting to predict how great will be the I ^
chang" „r how far-n-.u hin.- its effect, I will .-ay that
ten years the revolution in existing methods of tran«fc>u^H
ii":; »ill b" so great that it will be hard Tor people to
ize that the present inadequate systems ever prevathM."
Within five years I think it will be possible for one to travel
,0 not onl - v every section of New York city, Itself, but to go to New Jersey and
,h<? West and to Long Island without stepping foot on the surface of a single
! New York street.
a :
Computing the time now- lost each year by the people of New York in
j moving to and fro on each trip they make, whether It be in New York city or
j back and forth across one of the rivers, at five minutes, the saving under con
1 ditions as they are soon to be will be nine hundred and fifty-one years in each
year, or nearly ten centuries,
a city the size of the present Greater New York. In fact 1 firmly believe that
the growth of the entire metropolitan district will, under the encouragement
of tjie Improved transit facilities, exceed the most extravagant prophecies,
Tunnel facilities will In time establish on the New Jersey side of the river
Building on Sand

By Frank W. Skinner
N New Y'ork nearly all the tall office buildings have their
foundations on the quicksand, in it, or under it, and
rule they are more difficult, dangerous and costly to build
J than anywhere else in the world. It ls required to provide
* absolutely safe separate supports for from fifty to a hundred
columns, fifteen or twenty feet apart, each carrying loads of
front 100 to 2000 tons. Thirty feet below the surface the
sand is found compressed to a hard, dense mass which,
disturbed, will carry safely a load of C000 or 8000 pounds
! per square foot. Whi n, therefore, the building is nol too heavy, and there la
no exiqpctation of deeper foundations being built aioogs.de, the new founda
tions are often laid on the surface of the sand, which has from one-half to the
whole of its area covered with them.—The Century,
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