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PUBLISHED WEEKLY. ; RllSSiSSIPPi. HERNANDO. Zeal without wisdom Is work with out wages. It is said that the clocks in Pennsyl vania's state capitol cost $32,000. <Thls Is certainly a case where time is money. "Avoid the man who drinks alone," advises Henry Clews. What's the use, Henry? If he drinks alone hell do the avoiding. Carnegie has handed $6,000,000 more to the Pittsburg Institute bearing his name. luckiest thing is to be a Carnegie in stitute. Next to being a Carnegie the Snakes are reported to be unusually plentiful in New Jersey this year. Per haps it would be well for some good blind-pig hunter to establish himself in that state. A New York woman who is said to be an authority on dress says women buy clothes that men may make money. And here we've been thinking it was so they'd have to make it. Herbert D. Walker, the new presi dent of the Old Dominion Steamship company, began working for the com pany 24 years ago as office boy. For the benefit of office boys generally it may be said that Mr. Walker did not put in his spare moments sitting in a corner reading yellow-backed novels. Prince Ranjitsinhji on the occasion of his enthronement as jam of Nawan agar, India, wore robes richly bro caded with gold and sparkling with jewels. As he is a crack tennis player It is probable that his favorite costume will not be a robe of the character just described, but a negligee shirt and white trouser outfit. More than 50,000 women in the United States trace their ancestry back to some brave officer or soldier Dr sailor who rendered valiant service for the colonies in the time of the rev olution. Although it is 124 years since Washington disbanded the last of his army, there are a few real daughters of the revolution still living—daugh ters of men who saw actual service. Leading business men of Chicago have petitioned that the time of the 18-hour trains between Chicago and New York be raised to 20 hours. They are the kind of men in whose interest the "fliers" have been run, and they prefer safety and reasonable speed to maximum speed and maximum danger. This is one of the requests from pa trons which the railroads can afford to heed, remarks the Youth's Com panion. One of the most important investi gations which the census bureau has ever undertaken will be an examina tion of criminal statistics, of the cost and methods of administering crim inal justice. The practical value of such information is evident from the fact that according to conservative es timate the apprehension, trial and support of criminals cost this nation half a billion dollars a year. As yet we have no scientific information about how this money is spent. Of the congressmen who have served since the foundation of this government, more than 12,000 individ uals, only 34 have served 20 years or more. The longest service was that of John H. Ketcham of New York, who served 33 years, and was a mem ber when he died. Mr. Cannon, who comes next, has served 32 years. Since he is elected to the next con gress, he will, if he lives to the end of his term, take the first place in the list of veterans. Rev. Oliver Dyer, the first person to master stenography in the United states, an associate editor with Rob ert Bonner in publishing the New York Ledger, an intimate of many prominent statesmen, «#.d a well known author, has just died in Boston at the age of 72. He learned stenog raphy In England personally from Isaac Pitman, and was the first stenographer In the United States senate. His protege, Murphy, former ly his office boy, became the fastest stenographer in the world. In America the buttoo and In Scot land the "bawbee" have long furnished to parsimonious hypocrites a means of defrauding the contribution plate. Now a rival has risen in Edinburg, In the form uf imitation coins made from pastebotir-a, and silvered or gilded. They were put out as souvenirs In packages of candy—toy money for the children to play store with. Two or three clergymen have written to the newspapers to complain that the prac tice of false giving by means of the toy coins is becoming common. In this country It is a legal offense to manufacture imitations of coins. S& WEEK'S RESUME THE LATEST EVENTS OF THE WORLD BRIEFLY TOLD. FROM EVERYWHERE Foreign Lands, Throughout the Na tion, and Particularly From tho Great Southwest. Despite the energetic efforts of the officials and the workmen, the Jamestown tcr-centennial expo sition will be opened this week un ready. John Gerun, caught in Chicago and brought back to Tacoma, who will be tried for burglary, made a dash for liberty as he was being taken to jail in the court room. t Prince Ibraham Pasha, an uncle of the khedive of Egypt, while driv ing a motor ear in Naples, ran over a woman and a child, mortally in juring both of them. The safe of the State Bank of Agri, at Agra, in Lincoln county, Okla., was blown open by dynamite and about $1,000 stolen. Mrs. Esther McNeill, founder of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, and the first president of the organization, died at her home in Fredonia, N. Y. Jasper Mason, serving a life sen tence for murder in 1870, was re leased by order of Gov. Cummins of Iowa under permission granted ditional pardon. Miss Mary E. Tomlinton, former ly second reader in the Christian Science church in Concord, N. II., killed herself in Boston by jumping from a hotel window. John Orson Johnston, president and general manager of the Colum bus Gas and Fuel Co., Columbus, O., fell dead at the telephone in his residence just as he had finished a conversation with his family physi cian, making an appointment for a conference. M. de Lagercrantz, the first Swed ish minister to Washington since the separation of Norway and Sweden, arrived in Norfolk. He will remain there a few days and then go to Washington. "This is my first dip lomatic post," said the minister, "and I think I shall enjoy my du ties. • Henry Watterson, the veteran Kentucky editor, arrived iu New York on the steamship Amerika Although abroad since early in De cember, he managed to keep in touch with events in the United States. He had heard much about the talk in the United States of a third term for Roosevelt, but he did not believe the president would accept the nom Prayers for rain were offered in churches throughout the island of Cuba. No rain has fallen in six months. The country is parched, many cattle are dying and forest fires are devastating various sec tions. A committee of experts has just completed counting all the "un used" money in the vaults of th<J comptroller of currency at the treas-. ury department at Washington- In all it amounted to $176,000,000. The count was ordered by Mr. Ridgely, the present comptroller. In spite of the fact that the money in the great vault where this sort cf money is kept has not been counted for six years, and in sipte of the fact that during that period something in excess of three billion dollars of money has been issued from the vault, not a cent of the money was missing and the accounts as kept by the bookkeepers of the issue division and the count of the committee of experts agreed to the cent. Benedict Gimbel, a wealthy Phil adelphia merchant, w r as arrested in New York on the double charge of exerting, improper influence over Ivor Clark, a 10-year-old boy, and attempted bribery of the county detectivc| %ho made the arrest, and lies in Sfe Mary's hospital, Hoboken, N. j., unconscious from wounds be lieved by the police to have been self-'inflicted* Diamonds valued at from $12,000 to $15,000 were stolen by burglars, who blew the safe of John Dayues & Son, jewelers, Salt Lake City. The fight to save the life of Ben edict Girabel, the Philadelphia mer chant who tried to kill himself in the Palace hotel, Hoboken, on Fri day night by cutting his throat and left wrist with a piece of a shattered china water pitcher, was vigorously continued by several physicians at St. Mary's hospital in that city. Mr. Gimbel had sinking spells Sunday. At 11 o'clock he suffered another sinking spell, which for a time was expected to be fatal, rallied, but so slightly that practically all hope was abandoned. An agreement was signed by t! e executive committee of the mine owners and the officers of miners' union No. 220, of the Goldfield dis trict, which terminates the great lockout and labor struggles of the past seven weeks. William H. Coyle, owner of cot ton seen oil mills, grain elevators and gins throughout eastern Okla homa, has left for the East to con tract for freight cars for his own use. Because he thought his brother lmd gained the affections of Mrs Sallic Morgan, to whom both had been paying attention, Ovitt Thomp son of Bedford, la., shot and killed the woman, mortally wounding Ro sie C. Thompson and committed sui cide. Mme. Gould, former wife of Count Boni de Castellano, seeks a purchaser for her pink marble pal ace in Paris, whjclx is desired by a syndicate that wishes to turn it into a cafe. Puyehue volcano, in Chili, con tinues active. Few lives have been lost, but cattle are dying in large numbers owing to lack of pasturage and water. One river has dried completely, while others have been The poisoned with vulcanic matter pastures are covered with ashes to a depth of 2 feet. A small volcano near Tronado threatens to become active. Should it do so it will com plete the destruction already caused by Puyehue, ruining the neighbor ing villages and driving out the peo ple still remaining in the district. Disappointed because the woman he loved refused to marry him, Ev erett Tunnell, a Pawnee country, Okla., farmer, committed suicide by cutting his throat with a razor. Fire destroyed the Hargrove dor mitory at Ardmore, I. T., a two story wooden structure; loss, $3,000. Partially insured. S. P. Horwitz, of Cincinnati, aged 38 years, committed suicide at the Ivupper hotel in Kansas City by drinking carbolic acid. Harvey B. Hutchison, formerly money order elerk at the Peoria postoffice, convicted of embezzle ment, was sentenced by Judge Otis Humphrey to two years' imprison ment at Leavenworth. Several lines in the Southeast are completing arrangements for shar ing in the tonnage of the Birming ham district. The famine relief committee of China is feeding 400,000 persons, and will continue to feed about that number until June. Meager advices received at Val paraiso indicate that southern Chili is in the throes of a volcanic horror almost as terrifying as the earth quake disaster last years. First Lieut. Louis F. Buck, artil lery corps, was dropped from the rolls of the army on account of de sertion. He was serving at Fort Monroe and disappeared about three months ago. Charged with manslaughter for their alleged carelessness in allow ing the negro Charley Straus to be lynched, Deputy Sheriffs J. E- Kee gaji and J. J. Salmon were arrested at Marksville, La. Regi H. Post was inaugurated governor of Porto Rico in succession to Beekman Winthrop, who retired to become assistant secretary of the treasury at Washington. For the fourth time in less than month members of the Mette fam ily, 2849 North Harding avenue, Chicago, partook of poison, and two arc now in serious condition. a The president of the United States has notified the Swedish legation at Washington that the exequatur of Charles A. Ekstromer as consul of Sweden at St. Louis hcs been with drawn and that he was persona non grata to this government. The ac tion was taken a week ago by the president.. Mr. Ekstromer was noti fied at once, and started for Wash ington- He arrived there Monday and attempted to htfve the matter re opened and the displeasure of the administration against him mollified. From every indication there seems little chance of success on his part.. The direct cause of the action against Mr. Ekstromer is the personal dis pleasure of the president of the United States, to whom he addressed a letter which the president consid ers impertinent, uncalled for and dis courteous. For the first time in the history of the American navy there has come into existence "the Pacific licet, comprising three squadrons, one with headquarters at San Francisco and two in Asiatic waters. Admiral J. H. Dayton Monday cabled the navy department from Manila that he hoisted his Hag on the armored crui ser West Virginia as commandcr-in chief of the entire Pacific fleet. In organization the new fleet will cor respond to the Atlantic fleet, under command of Admiral Evans. No move was made Monday to get Harry K. Thaw out on bail. Lawyer Daniel O'Reilly, who is the active lawyer in Thaw's behalf now, said that he did not think anything would be done until District Attorney Je rome returns from Lavcville, Conn., Wednesday. Mr. O'Reilly may want to sound Mr. Jerome on the subject, but the district attorney has an nounced that lie will vigorously op pose any application for bail. Dispatches from St. Petersbur Tokio and Pekin show that the evac uation of Manchuria by the Russians and J apanese as agreed to under the Portsmouth treaty and the reposses sion of that vast domain by China, has been accomplished under the terms of the agreement between Rus sian and Japan, fixing yesterday, April 15, as the limit of time for the final actual transfer The volcano Puyehue, in the Prov ince of Valdivia, Chile, is yet in ac tive eruption, and new craters have developed and opened, in the neighboring country are enor mous, and the inhabitants are panic stricken. Showers of hot ashes are falling, and there are continued earthquakes, accompanied by sub terranean explosions, darkness would prevail but for the light from the several fires over extent of six miles. A great number of cattle have been killed near Lake Ranco. Several brooks which fur nished drinking water for the people have dried up. The ruined inhab itants are fleeing in all directions. The government has sent for assist ance. At a mass meeting of Payne coun ty, Okla., farmers and cattlemen held at Perkins, addresses were made by Dr. Cooper Curtis of the bureau of animal industry at Washington and Dr. Leslie J. Allen, head of the bureau work in Oklahoma, farmers were given to understand that unless opposition to the cam paign of clearing the county of Texas fever ceases, Payne county will be placed below the federal quarantine line, with all privileges taken away. An organization has been formed to oppose the work of inspection. The navy department is informed that the gunboat Princeton left Am apala on Saturday with President Bonilla of Honduras aboard. It was stated that President Bonilla would be landed at. Salina Cruz, Mexico. His departure is in compliance with an agreement entered into between President Zelaya of Nicaragua and President Figuera of Salvador that the Honduran president shall quit Central America. Without a dissenting vote, but with 27 of the 85 delegates present not voting, the constitution for the proposed state of Oklahoma, framed by the convention which has been in session nearly the last five months, adopted'at 2:30 Friday after ed of it A on M tD' The losses Absolute an The was noon. The Evolution of Household Remedies. The modern patent medicine busi ness is the natural outgrowth of the old-time household remedies. In the early history of this country, EVERY FAMILY HAD ITS HOME MADE MEDICINES. Herb teas, bitters, laxatives and tonics, were to be found in almost every house, compound ed by the housewife, sometimes assisted by the apothecary or the family doctor. Such remedies as picra, which was aloes and quassia, dissolved in apple brandy. Sometimes a hop tonic, made of whiskey, hops and bitter barks. ▲ score or more of popdlar, home-made remedies were thus compounded, the formulae for which were passed along from house to house, sometimes written, sometimes verbally communicated. The patent medicine business is a natural outgrowth from this whole some, old-time custom. In the begin ning, some enterprising doctor, im pressed by the usefulness of one of these home-made remedies, would take it up, improve it in many ways, manu facture it on a large scale, advertise it mainly through almanacs for the home, and thus it would become used over a large area. LATTERLY THE HOUSE HOLD REMEDY BUSINESS TOOK A MORE EXACT AND SCIENTIFIC FORM. Peruna was originally one of these old-time remedies. It was used by the Mennonites, of Pennsylvania, before it was offered to the public for sale. Dr. Hartman, THE ORIGINAL COM POUNDER OF PERUNA, is of Men nonite origin. First, he prescribed it for his neighbors and his patients. The sale of it increased, and at last he established a manufactory and fur nished it to the general drug trade. Peruna is useful in a great many climatic ailments, such as coughs, colds, sore throat, bronchitis, and catarrhal diseases generally. THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES HAVE LEARNED THE USE OF PERUNA and its value in the treatment of these ailments. They have learned to trust and believe in Dr. Hartman's judgment, and to rely on his remedy, Peruna. City Man Is Worst Bore. It is a moot point which particular kind of "shop" is the dullest for an outsider to listen to. Many people vote for golf shop. There is certainly much to be said for this view. Unin telligible discussions about approach shots and slicings make an uniniti ated hearer yawn about as quickly as most things. The author of "Social Silhouettes," however, votes for the conversation of the hardened city There Is, I think," he says, man. "no kind of conversation known to man which can for a moment com pete in point of dullness with the hab itual discourse of the genuine city man."—London Globe. Little One't Prayer. Mary always gets a little piece of candy every day to keep lifer from be ing naughty. One day she wae naughty, and she did not get her candy. That night when she was go ing to bed she said her prayers as fol lows: "Our Father, who art in heaven, please give me my dally candy." » * & Q h J v \ 1 i Protective Paint Pure White Lead Paint protects property against repairs, replacement and deterioration. It makes buildings look better, wear better—and sell bet ter. Use only Pure Linseed Oil and Pure White Lead made by the Old Dutch Process, which is sold in kegs with this Dutch Boy trade mark on the side. This trade mark protects you against fraudu lent White Lead adulterations and substitutes. SEND FOR BOOK "A Talk on Paint." elver valuable Infor mation on the paint subject. Sent Orae upon request. 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