The Tupelo Journal
TUPELO, i : t MISSISSIPPI.
Wheat matures in Canada in from
SO to 100 days.
Yate wood of Australia has the ten
sile strength of good cast iron.
John Burns is said to have the best
working library of any member of the
English house of parliament.
A member of the Vanderbilt familr
has married an American. It must
mortify her people dreadfully.
The American poet who rhymes “al
ways" and "hallways" in one of the
current magazines is running Alfred
The mosquitoes are going to have
a joyous time in Chicago this summer,
with 1,000 women pledged already to
It is easy to understand why men's
straw hats have such narrow brims
this season. The Merry Widows used
up all the straw.
Belgium is now importing yearly
about $1,500,000 worth of automobiles,
motor-cycles and bicycles. These im
ports have quadrupled in four years.
There are now not far from 60.000
miles of railroad under block signal
operation, nearly 10,000 miles of which
has been added within a year and a
Commander Peary has not yet made
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the north pole, he will find the south
pole, too, or stand aside and give
somebody else a chance.
In Pittsburg a Salvation Army offi
cer stood in a coffin and delivered a
sermon. Pittsburg lovers of the grew
some therefore were not obliged to
buy a ticket to Laporte.
“Rita,” the English novelist, recov
ered damages because an editor
changed and cut a serial story that
she had sold him, but that won’t help
the daily newspaper spacewriter a bit.
Some of the college students are
beginning to realize that if they had
not taken such a lively interest in
football last fall the final examina
tions wouldn’t have proved so serious.
An English explorer declares that
the north pole is shifting its ground.
Perhaps it finds itself hardly pressed
by modern expedition and enterprise,
and fhis is the way it is escaping dis
The Philadelphia doctor who de
clared recently that the buttercup was
the cause of measles, and now rises
again to remark that it is also respon
sible for cancer, obviously has no
poetry in his soul.
Here are some interesting figures
given by the New York Herald for
users of gas meters: In three months
out of 2,805 meters tested, after com
plaint, 524 were correct, 1,820 were
fast and 661 were slow.
A minister in New' Jersey is telling
wives not to boss their husbands,
which shows how even in this en
lightened age some men will go blind
ly up against the most primitive in
stincts of the eternal feminine.
Tn f Vi i o onnnfrir ♦ Vi zi Hnoth veto Q m one
the miners is 3.4 to every thousand
employed. In Belgium in 1906, the
number was 0.94, in Great Britain it
was 1.29, in France it was .84 in 1905,
and in Prussia it was 1.8 in 1904.
Certainly, there are plenty of auto
mobilists who run carefully and re
spect public rights. But that does
not make it any the less painful for
the man who is knocked down and
killed by one of the reckless percent
“My observation tells me,” says
George Meredith, “that the minor
work of the present day is altogether
superior to that of the mid-Victorian
time—and before it.” But how about
the masterpieces? asks the Boston
What is England coming to? In
Sunderland there are families living
on boiled potato parings, and of the
total number of 72,127 deaths regis
tered in London last year 28,723 took
place in workhouses, hospitals or pub
lic lunatic asylums.
A scientific expedition is to start
from Massachusetts to seek for fos
sils in the Antarctic circle. This is a
long and toilsome way to go, consider
ing how many fossils can be found
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marks the Baltimore American.
A Chicago physician is now in the
limelight lecturing about the absurdity
of the feminine costume. This sort of
thing apparently gives the men a cer
tain amount of amusement and neither
inconveniences nor discontents wom
ankind in general. Therefore, no one
really objects to what is a harmless
A men’s church has been estab
lished in Atlantic City, which, it is
hoped, will be made popular both
through its positive and negative qual
ities. The positive virtues are pipes,
cigars and moving pictures through
the sermon. The negative virtues are
the absence of “Merry Widow” hats
and general feminine frivolity. The
idea of the enterprising mind which
started these unique services, sug
gests the Baltimore American, is that
evidently it is far better that men
should smoke here than when they
reach the hereafter.
The receiver of a broken Kansas
bank who wound up its business in
three months, paid the depositors in
full, returned to the stockholders most
of what they had put in, and charged
only $250 for his services and ex
penses, evidently has no head for
Three women claim to have been
wives of a Boston millionaire, now
dead. Strange, is it not, how many
of our rich Americans have succeeded
in accumulating widows whose affec
tion concentrates around the estate?
William Jennings Bryan and his
principles were heartily indorsed by
the Democratic state convention held
at Jackson, uud the resolutions adopted
were in line with the platform of the
commoner. The delegates named to
attend the national Democratic conven
tion at Denver were instructed to cast
their votes as a unit for the Nebraskan.
Senator A. J. McLaurin. Senator-elect
John Sharp Williams, Gov. E. F. Noel,
ex-Gov. James K. Vardamau, ex-Gov.
Robert Lowry and ex-Gov. A. H. Lon
gino were named as delegates-at-large
to the national convention.
Col. Sam Montgomery of Greenville,
for several years a prominent figure in
the Mississippi national guard, and
who was an officer in the United States
army during the Spanish-American
war, has suggested that the students of
the Agricultural and Mechanical Col
lege of Mississippi take in hand the
matter of erecting a monument on the
campus of the college to the late Gen.
Stephen D. Lee. Gen. Lee was the
lirst president of the college, and
started this great institution on its road
It is quite a novel situation that con
fronts State Treasurer Edwards, and
that is a large amount of money, in
coin and specie packages, which, while
luu properly 01 uie suue, ne is uuauie
to identify as to locality or county from
which sent. Mr. Edwards states that
there is considerable that he has re
ceived that has no mark whatever by
which it can be traced, and he is unable
to give proper credit.
The summer school at the University
of Mississippi opened under the most
flattering auspices. Chancellor Kin
cannon made the address of welcome,
in which he outlined forcibly the pur
poses of the school, offered all the
privileges of the university to the stu
dent-teachers and others interested in
regular university work, and urged all
to co-operate for the greatest good.
The Mississippi division of the Farm
ers’ Educational and Co-operative Union
has entered into a satisfactory arrange
ment with one of the largest concerns
engaged in the manufacture of cotton
fabrics, for the delivery of sufficient
low-grade cotton to furnish more bag
ging than the Mississippi farmers can
use. The material will be on delivery
in ample time to cover the 1908 crop.
Many citizens of Tishomingo county
are out in a petition to Gov. Noel to
grant a pardon to a convict from that
county by the name of Marion Nagles,
who is serving a term in the peniten
tiary for manslaughter. One of the
grounds upou which clemency is be
sought for Nagles is that he is a relig
iousfanatic, and has been mentally un
sound, though he is now considered
The town of Goodman, in Holmes
county, has been added to the list of
those in the state who are actively
working for the establishment of an
agricultural high school, as authorized
by an act passed at the recent session of
the legislature. The citizens are said
to be very enthusiastic over the idea.
Miss Ina Applewhite, who enjoys the
distinction of being the only feminine
attache of the military department of
the state government, was in charge of
the adjutant general’s department dur
ing the absence of Gen. Fridge in
C. C. Miller, one of the most promi
nent attorneys in Mississippi, was
found dead in bed at Meridian, having
passed away quietly from heart failure.
The commission of the James creek
drainage system has let the contract for
engineering the same. This canal will,
when completed, redeem over 50,000
acres in one of the finest bodies of land
in the prairie belt. The land is all
open, and is now in cultivation, but as
surance from overflow will increase its
value from $30 to $100 per acre. The
canal will be completed before Feb. 1.
Pursuant to a decree of court the
Natchez Light and Traction company,
consisting of the electric street railway,
electric light and gas plants, was sold
for $5,000 above the liabilities of the
company. The property is assessed at
$125,000 on a 50 per cent, valuation.
Lightning struck the sawmill of the
Ellis Lumber company, eighteen miles
from Hattiesburg, and set the plant on
fire, resulting in its destruction. The
loss is about 850,000. Five hundred
men were employed at the mill.
“New Bethany,” the Cumberland
Presbyterian church situated nine
miles northeast of Nettleton, was de
stroyed by fire. It is supposed that
some one applied the torch.
Tom King, Jr., almost instantly
killed Joseph Wherry at Durant. The
trouble was precipitated over the loan
of a dollar. Wherry was a man about
50 years of age aud is survived by a
wife aud five children. King is a sin
gle man about 25 years old. King es
caped and is still at large.
The union tent meeting held at New
Albany by Rev. W. W. Orr closed
with 162 conversions. During the two
weeks services the tent was filled and
on the outer circle the people were
seated fifteen deep.
After a careful consideration of the
subject of free county service by tele
phone companies doing business in the
state, the railroad commission, by unan
imous vote, decided to dismiss the case
from the docket._
A number of plantation owners iD
Adams county have sent a petition to
Gov. Noel, asking that he memorialize
the federal government to provide ra
tions for six weeks for the tenants and
laborers on 12,000 acres of lowlands
that have been submerged for ninety
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What If Darkest Africa Should Have Only This to Offer When the Presi
dent Takes That Hunting Trip?
3 PLOTTERS KILLED
ITALIAN COLONY THROWN INTO
WERE MEMBERS OF BLACK HAND
Rich New Orleans Merchant Shoots
Down Italians Seeking Money
From Son in Home.
New Orleans, I>a.—Pietro Gia
cona. a wealthy wine merchant, killed
three Italians who were attempting to
force his son to give them a sum of
money and his watch early Wednes
The shooting occurred at the home
The dead: Giovanni Baraca, two
Police Were Surprised.
The first news of the shooting was
a surprise to the police. They had
received indirect advices that the
wine merchant was the prey of Black
Hand conspirators, but, as he had not
complained to them, they had taken
no action for his protection.
A telephone message from the
home says that everything had been
arranged to trap the three men, who
were Black Hand plotters, by the
father of the young man, who was
asked to pay them a large sum. All
the bodies have been removed to the
Flood Damage at St. Louis.
St. Louis, Mo.—Flooded to the
sills with river water, which cut off
approach from the river front, Billy
Lee's resort, 411 North Levee, the old
est and most famous place in that dis
trict, collapsed Wednesday noon. It's
four stories toppled and crashed into
the edge of the Mississippi's flood.
The Mississippi tore a huge cais
son, weighing 86 tons, used in con
struction of one of the piers of the
McKinley bridge, from its moorings
as though it were a toy shortly after
lp o'clock Wednesday morning, and
carried it over a mile down the river.
Accused Lynchers Are Acquitted.
Enid, Okla.—A jury in the fed
eral court acquitted E. A. Green,
George N. White and Frank Williams,
charged with lynching Frank Bailey,
a negro who shot Conductor Kelley,
near Osage Junction, July 16, 1907.
The government was trying to make
an example of the Osage case in or
der to discourage lynching.
Bryan Refuses to Talk.
Lincoln, Neb.—William J. Bry
an declined to discuss the proposed
anti-injunction plank for the Repub
lican platform. Mr. Bryan said he
was not interested in any of the
planks of the platform prior to their
adoption by the convention, when he
thought he might have some comment
Suspected Robbers Freed.
San Francisco, Cal.—George E.
Farewell of Lauderdale, Minn., and
Lena Winchell, who came here with
him from the east, have been liberat
ed by the local police, after being
held for several days, suspected of
complicity in diamond robberies in
Memphis, Tenn. The holding of Fare
well was due to mistaken identity, he
being mistaken for a man named
Bernstein, an acquaintance of Lena
Winchell, and for whom a reward was
offered by the National Jewelers’ as
Mother and Babe Attacked.
Avalon, Wis.—Mrs. Gus Hobert and
her G-months-old baby were attacked
by a foreigner, who demanded money.
Mrs. Hobert gave him $15, and was
then struck with a dagger. She was
found unconscious by her husband.
Man Slain Beside His Wife.
Detroit, Mich.—Albert Tinbulowski
•was shot while he lay sleeping in bed
beside his wife in their home in Alex
andria avenue, and died from the
wounds. Three bullets were fired into
his body by the assassin.
Fire Burns Harf Mite Long.
Providence, R. I.—The extensive
plant of the American and British
Manufacturing Co. of this city was
destroyed by fire with a loss of over
$150,000. The fire threw out of em
ployment more than 500 men.
Man, 73; Woman, 65, Wed.
Humboldt, Tenn.—James P. Autry,
73 years old and one of the best
known residents of this city, has re
turned from Lexington, Tenn., where
he and Mrs. Sarah Hart, aged 65,
.were recently married.
“JOHNNIE55 DAVIDSON TRIAL.
Sheriff Is Unable to Subpsna Missing
Sister of Slayer.
Neosho, Mo.—The case of 18
year-old “Johnnie" Davidson, the girl
who shot and killed Roy Ramsour,
the rejected suitor of her sister, was
Miss Grace Davidson, the girl over
whom the killing occurred, cannot be
found by the subpoena servers. She
left her home last Tuesday night and
friends of the family do not know her
whereabouts. At the residence, rela
tives shake their heads and say she is
not at home.
Neosho will attend the trial in a
body. The shooting of Ramsour, and
now the mysterious disappearaance of
the girl, has set the little southwest
Missouri town agog. The courtroom
was crowded Monday morning when
the selection of a jury was begun.
Roy Ramsour was shot and killed
in the yard of the Davidson home
about a week ago by Miss Bessie Da
vidson, familiarly known as “John
nei." He had been quarreling with his
one-time sweetheart, Grace, aged 23.
and she requested that he leave and
not come back. He went into the yard
and reclined in a hammock.
SKIFF SAVED BY KAISER. .
Prevents Imperial Yacht Colliding
With Boat on River.
Berlin—The presence of mind
of Emperor William Monday saved
the lives of a skiff load of peo
ple on the River Spree. The imperial
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aboard, was threading its way along
the densely crowded river when a
skiff, carrying several persons, at
tempted to cross her bow.
The Kaiser was the first to see the
danger which threatened the skiff and
he quickly telephoned the engine
room to have the engines reversed
and the yacht stopped.
The Alexandra slowed up just in
time to keep from running down the
skiff. Many people on the river
banks and in nearby boats cheered the
DEATH FROM LOVERS' QUARREL.
Girl Fatally Shoots Her Sweetheart
and Takes Her Own Life.
Watertown, N. Y.—Ortha Hotton,
22 years old, is dead, and Zan
nie Laidlaw, 25 years old, is be
lieved to be fatally injured, as the
result of a lovers' quarrel.
While the two were in the Laidlaw
homestead, near Oxbow, Jefferson
county, where they lived, there was a
pistol shot, and Laidlaw' rushed down
stairs with a wound in his breast,
calling to the girl not to shoot her
As a farm hand drove away with
him to a physician's office there was
another shot, and the girl was later
found w’ith a wound near her heart
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“Blind Tom” Dead.
New York—“Blind Tom,’’ the fa
mous negro musician, marvel of
three generations of playgoers, died
Saturday in Hoboken, N. J„ where he
had been living for years in retire
ment and subsisting on charity.
Thomas Wiggins is the name given in
his burial certificate, but the surname
was one which the famous pianist
adopted. He was born a slave near
Columbus, Ga., about 1850.
Fine Welcome for Fleet.
Victoria, B. C.—Mail advices from
Australia state that great prepara
tions are being made to receive the
United States fleet. The Australian
newspapers comment ata length on
the prospective visit.
Big Price for Bunch of Asparagus.
West Chester, Pa.—Enos B. Hoops
of Milltown, a successful grower of
asparagus, has just received $25 for
a big bunch of fine quality. It meas
ured 20 inches in length and weighed
Rats Cause Mosquito Plague.
South Orange, N. J.—This town will
try to get rid of its mosquitoes by
killing the swamp rats, and Seton Hall
college students have been asked to
shoot the rats. The rodents eat the
fish that feed on mosquito larvae,
leaving the pests to breed freely.
Paris Honors American Artist.
Paris—Edwin A. Abbey, the Ameri
can artist, has been elected a fellow
of the Societe des Beaux Arts as a
reward for his exhibition in this year’s
FLOOD AT ITS CREST
$400,000 WATER DAMAGE AROUND
DECLINE HAS BEEN PREDICTED
Over Five Thousand Acres Inundated
On East Side of Mississippi—
More Dams Break.
St. Louis, Mo.—The high water
at St. Louis is now at its crest with
a stage of 34.8 feet, according to the
official forecast of the weather bureau
Friday. In the last 24 hours there
was a rise of three-tenths of a foot.
Above St. Louis the river will fall
slowly, the prediction says, but there
will be a further rise between St.
Louis and Chester.
At Alton there was no rise in the
last 24 hours. The Missouri at St.
Charles rose two inches.
Comparison With 1903 Flood.
While the extent of the present flood
in the Mississippi river does not com
pare with the flood of 1903 around
Alton, a careful estimate of the dam
age done by the waters is almost as
Those who are best informed as to
the situation there say the damage to
crops, farm lands, houses, boat prop
erties, etc., will amount, this year, to
$331,000. In 1903 the damage was
estimated at $350,000, with a higher
stage of water by 5 feet. This is be
cause the farmers in 1903 had not
planted so extensively as in 1908. The
year before they had a flood which,
while it was not so extensive as that
of the following year, frightened them.
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rise this spring given by the river
At 8 o'clock Thursday night the
Henry Wageman levee on the Mis
souri shore, opposite Alton, broke. The
levee protected 1,500 acres of farm
land belonging to Henry Wageman,
Eli and Ellis Keene, Joab Watkins,
Ernest and Edward Balster and Frank
In East St. Louis the situation is
still one of danger, and hundreds of
men are working hard to save such
of the dikes and embankments in the
low sections as have not broken.
TWENTY HURT IN WRECK.
Passenger and Freight Collide and
Both Engines Are Demolished.
St. Louis, Mo.—Twenty passen
gers, the greater number of whom
were brought to St. Louis early Fri
day, were injured when a passenger
train and a freight train ran together
in a head-on collision on the Wabash
railroad near Pendleton, Mo., Thurs
Of the 140 passengers none was
killed, though several of the injured
are believed to be in a serious condi
The passenger train was one hour
behind time and was running at a
greater speed than usual. The wreck
is believed to have been caused by a
misunderstanding of orders which
would have held the freight train at
Both engines were demolished, and
the baggage and mail cars badly
wrecked. Coaches were thrown from
the rails, but not badly damaged.
Engineer Chris Smith of the pas
seuger irain was me more seriously
injured. He has a broken leg and
internal injuries. He was taken to
his home in Montgomery City.
Newspaper Men's Trip.
Fairfield, 111.—The annual junket
junket of the Southern Illinois News
paper Correspondents’ Association
will take place next Sunday and Mon
day, when 100 newswriters will be the
guests of Congressman William B.
McKinley, president of the Illinois
Traction Company, on a trip from
East St. Louis to Champaign, 111., and
return. E. H. Childress will accom
pany the party as the representative
Gould Seeks to Conciliate Wife.
Belle Haven. Conn.—To court his
wife and once again win her
love, Frank Jay Gould, are New York
millionaire, has leased the P. P. Red
dington estate here, which adjoins the
cotttage at present occupied by his
angry wife. Gould is daily visiting
his children and hopes through them
to again hold first place in his wife’s
Roosevelt Fills Sanford’s Place.
Washington, D. C.—The presi
dent Friday appointed James a Fow
ler of Knoxville, Tenn., assistant at
torney general, in place of Edward T.
Sanford, appointed United States
judge for the Middle and Eastern dis
trict of Tennessee. Fowler and San
ford are law partners.
Secretary Taft in speech to Univer
sity Club members, who congratulated
him, pays tribute to his wife.
Eye Lost Playing Golf.
Chicago—Dr. Harry D. Hayward of
Crown Point, Ind., had his left eye
taken out at St. Luke’s hospital in
consequence of its having been struck
by a golf ball driven on the Jack
son Park golf liaks by Dr. W. K.
Knapp of Chicago.
Football Captain Ends Life.
Jackson, Minn.—Ned Dunne, captain
of the University of Minnesota foot
ball team, shot himself here’ and is
not expected to live. A women had
refused to attend a dance with him.
"Bad Man” Comes to Grief.
Ambrose, N. D.—A bad man known
as "Dutch” galloped through the
streets here and "shot up” the town,
wounding J. A. Lipphardt, an editor.
An armed posse fired a volley at him
and he fell dead, shot through the
Sixty-Five Years on One Farm.
London—At the age of 102 David
Hawell has died at Stroud infirmary.
He ceased work three years ago, aft
er having worked for 65 years on ono
NEW YORK CONGRESSMAN 13
NAMED FOR PLACE ON
ONLY. TWO OTHER CANDIDATES
Fairbanks Gets One Vote and Gov.
Sheldon Ten—Senator Warner
Heads Committee to Notify
Taft of Nomination.
Convention Hall, Chicago—Congress
man James S. Sherman of Utica, N.
Y., was nominated for vice-president
on the first ballot by the Republican
national convention Friday as running
mate for William H. Taft. He got
81G of the 980 votes of the conven
The other candidates presented
were Gov. Curtis Guild of Massachu
setss and former Gov. Murphy of New
The convention then adjourned.
The official vote was: Sherman,
81G; Murphy, 77; Guild, 75; Fairbanks,
1; Gov. Sheldon, 10; absent, 1.
The nomination was made unani
mous on motion of Senator Crane of
Sheldon's name was not formally
presented to the convention.
Taft Men Fought Him.
The nomination of Sherman was as
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it was only after a struggle all night
and morning to present it by the Taft
forces, to whom Sherman was not ac
ceptable. All night long Manager
Hitchcock was in conference with the
White House, trying to agree on a
candidate to oppose Sherman.
The suggestion of Gov. Cummins
met insurmountable opposition. An
attempt was made to induce Gov.
Hughes to run, but he refused.
Efforts to get Senator Dolliver into
the race were also futile.
There was talk for a few hours of
getting all the favorite sons into the
roll, thus taking from Sherman's
strength until some other arrange
ment could be patched up.
Decided to Surrender.
A recapitiulation by the Taft man
agers showed that even this expedient
would be doubtful. Then the Taft
managers decided to surrender, and
gave their followers the tip to get into
the Sherman band wagon. The tip did
not come until the opening of the
convention, but all the favorites ex
cept Guild and Murphy gave up.
Judson Lyon, negro national com
mitteeman from Georgia, had the dis
tinction of moving the sine die ad
journment of the convention.
The adjournment carried at 11:46
Sketch of Sherman.
James Schoolcraft Sherman was
born in Utica, N. Y., October 24. 1855.
He received an academic and college
education, graduating from Hamilton
college in the class of '78. In 1880
he was admitted to the bar, becoming
a member of the firm of Coekenham
& Sherman. In March, 1884, he was
elected mayor of Utica, then a Demo
cratic city, with a substantial major
ity of votes. In 1895 he was chosen
temporary chairman to preside over
the deliberations of the 'Republican
convention at Saratoga.
Sherman is an orator of no mean
ability, and during his political career
has been chosen upon many state and
historic occasions to deliver addresses.
In this manner he enhanced his pop
ularity to the point where he thought
he could venture to enter the congres
He was elected to the Fiftieth, Fif
ty-first and Fifty-second congresses
and re-elected to the Fifty-fourth con
gress. receiving 22,510 votes against
1G.2G9 votes for John D. Henderson,
the Democratic candidate. The two
other tickets in the field drew 1,000
votes for W. F. Curtis, the Prohibition
candidate. He was again elected to
the Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, Fifty-sev
enth, Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth and Six
Head of a Trust Company.
Sherman is head of the Utica Trust
Co. and president of the New Hart
ford Canning Co. A few years ago
there was a combination of all the ice
companies of Utica under one head,
and the pool interests was headed by
Mr. Sherman. In addition to those en
terprises he is a member of the di
rectorate of a half dozen banks and
trust companies, and is rated as the
richest man in Utica.
It has long been said that Sherman
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Senator Platt and he has been
through many hard fought political
battles, in all of which he showed his
skill as a politician.
New Golf Score.
London—The open golf champion
ship. which has been going on this
week at Prestwick, came to an end
Friday, with a victory for James
Braid, the professional, with a total
of 251 for four rounds. This score
beats previous championship records.
To Be Guest of Father’s Regiment.
Fairfield, 111.—Gen. Frederick D.
Grant is to be an honored guest at the
annual reunion of his father's old reg
iment, the Twenty-first Illinois, when
it meets at Olney, 111., In September.
Ten Hurt in Missouri Wreck.
Trenton, Mo.—Quincy, Omaha ft
Kansas City passenger train No. 2,
eastbound, was wrecked a$ It was
leaving the Trenton yards Friday aft
ernoon. About ten passengers were
hurt, four seriously.
Santa Fe Shops Closed.
Topeka, Kas.—The Santa Fe loco
motive shops over the entire system
w'ere Friday ordered closed until June
29. This will affect over 1,000 men
in Topeka. Scarcity of work is the
YOU’RE TOO THIN.
Even Slight Catarrhal Derangements
of the Stomach Produce Acid Fer
mentation of the Food.
Ifs Stomach Catarrh
Some people aro thin and always re
main thin, from temperamental rea
sons. Probably in such cases nothing
can bo done to change this personal
Hut there are a large number of peo
ple who get tnin, or remain thin, who
naturally would be plump and fleshy
but for some digestive derangement.
Thin people lack in adipose tissue.
Adipose tissue is chiefly composed of
Fat is derived from the oily constit
uents of food.
The fat-making foods are called by
the physiologist, hydrocarbons. This
class of foods are not digested in the
stomach at all. They are digested in
the duodenum, the division of the ali
mentary canal just below the stomach.
The digestion of fat is mainly, if not
wholly, the work of the pancreatic
juice. This juice is of alkaline reac
tion, and is rendered inert by the addi
tion of acid. A hyperacidity of the
digestive fluids of the stomach passing
down into the duodenum, destroys
the pancreatic fluid for digestive pur
poses. Therefore, the fats are not di
gested or emulsified, and the system is
deprived of its due proportion of oily
constituents. Hence, the patient grows
The beginning of the troublo is a ca
tarrhal condition of the stomach which
causes hyperacidity of the gastric
juices. This hyperacidity is caused by
fermentation of food in the stomach.
When the food is taken into the stom
ach, if the process of digestion does
not begin immediately, acid fermenta
tion will take place. This creates a
hyperacidity of the stomach juices
which in their turn prevent the pan
creatic digestion of the oils, and the
A dose of Peruna before each meal
hastens the stomach digestion. By
hurrying digestion, Peruna prevents
fermentation of the contents of the
stomach, and the pancreatic juiceis thus
preserved in its normal state. It then
only remains for the patient to eat a
sufficient amount of fat-forming foods,
and the thinness disappears and plump
ness takes its place.
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