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He Thibodjux Sentinel. Official Journal of the Parish of Lafourche ruardlan of the Interest of the Town. XIV. THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA, SAT1 lY, JULY 29, 1911. NO. 38. IfWS AS IT HAPPENS ritlONAL. -TATE. FOREIGN, OF ' (NTEREST to readers. HE WHOLE WEEK'S OOiNGS wf( Mention of Interesting Happen from Day to Day Through I out the World. WASHINGTON. re moval of Canadian reciproc I from the congressional stage has , jjjijp at the capital in a dgçided j condition. ' The seBjnkyvlll yool tariff, «ufc^is Sis': Lwoolftyi wiiU-tt# (tariff renteton. Irbe Unit*d States Steel Corporation Iobtaining the Tennessee Coal, Iron j Railroad company and its South i ere land "cinched its monopoly of , area of the American continent tied up available fields for in ndent concerns," declared Chair h Stanley of the house steel trust itlgatlng committee Saturday, Representative -Burleson of Texas ay received a memorial signed f t large number of Americans re in Mezico urging this country ! negotiate a reciprocity pact with as has been done with Can [ senators Root and Burton and other ota of Ute congressional reap ionment bill now admit that the «re will pass the senate when I rote Is reached on It under the all sd agreement of August 3, but are still hopeful of securing ■dmenta that will be of advantage I the republicans. [ Representative Graham of Illinois, nan of the house committee ln ating the Alaskan scandal, is pleased because his sleuths I located and Bubpoenaed Richard LRran, author of the alleged letter Richard A. Ballinger connecting irles P. Taft with the grab of a or alte on Controller bay. witnesses before the Lorimer ilry committee Tuesday refuted in ill the sworn statements of Wil Burgess, who declared that C. Wiehe of Chicago, secretary of the rd Hines Lumber company, had rted that he had contributed $10, I toward a fund of $100,000 to elect rimer. Senator Heyburn of Idaho Tuesday loujht the civil war, incidentally a shot at Sterling Price Camp Confederate veterans of Dallas, for objecting to a picture of »In in the Colonial Hill school, occasion of the outburst was Sen Williams" bill to appropriate i,000 for a monument at Vicks iirg. Miss., "to the constancy and mirage of the Confederate soldiers." Tbl bill waa reported unanimously by Ik« senate committee on military af lairs and was put on the calendar lor Immediate consideration over Heyburn's objection by a vote of 29 »1». DOMESTIC. Rain, and plenty of it, throughout ike country is prophesied for this Wik. Cooler weather will follow the townpour in the beginning of the *eek, but this cool wave will give way I« higher temperatures later, although unseasonable weather is predicted. Aalatio cholera has reached Boston, kcaused one death, while two foreign ■lion, who are believed to have bought the dread disease to Boston, tfter being taken ill, disappeared and ftair whereabouts are unknown. Cholera claimed another victim in New York Sunday among the patients m the hospital on Swinburne Island h the death of Demetrio Anagnoston, *t#d 17, making the total deaths in Warantine nine. A bill to remove the state capital Atlanta to Macon was intro duced In the Georgia house Friday. William Godfrey, aged 91, the last ■ember of the family of Francis God frey. the last war chief of the Miami Indians, died at Peru, Ind., Saturday. 0®d£rey was married nine times. Will Harris, 34 years of age, a prom toeat merchant of Fort Worth, who at a hospital following illness tjphoid pellagra, is the fifth o! pellagra in San Antonio dur tof July. The attending physician ^*t«i that there was only a slight ®ruj>tian of the skin apparent on Mr. when he entered the institu two months ago, but the disease ^idly developed until the entire body affected. Mayor Gaynor of New York came in a Btraight froin-the-shoulder let ter Wednesday, laying perhaps more Solent hands on the subway situa tion than on any municipal question he came into office. He de "tted that he would resign rather have his name linked with the ®Jcution of 6uch a plan as was serui •wlcially reported to have been agreed "Son in the allotment of subways with ^Practical guarantee of 9 per cent "terest in the Interborough Rapid "MBit company. Twenty -one new cases of typhoid *»« r were reported to the Mobile, •• board of health Saturday, rnak . * total of over two hundred cases the first day of June, eighty new """» being reported since Monday _rnmg. The fever has been declared epidemic. R. E k'ice president of the or Dowdell of Artesian, S. D. 'Winer first v **Mzation, , the National Press Association of erica at the closing session Friday ® Detroit, Mich. The American Federation of Labor Saturday inaugurated a campaign to raise money with which to conduct the defense of the McNamaras. charged with dynamiting the plant of the Los Angeles Times. Cotton picking is now fully under way over a great portion of South west Texas and the demand for cot ton pickers is becoming pronounced. There have been planted in the lower Rio Grande valley 65,000 acres of cot ton. In token of the fact that the Mexi can revolution is now recognized as a closed incident by the United States government, Colonel E. Z. Steever, in command of the United States troops at El Paso, has returned to the Mexi can government all the arms and am munition 0Mn during the time the in progress. Js of people knelt Wednes day before the open air altar in Balboa park on the site, of the Panama canal exposition at San Diego, Cal. A mass was celebrated as a preliminary to ground breaking for the exposition. Brigadier General Joseph W. Dun can, commanding the department of Texas, has suggested that the head quarters, machine gun patrol and two battalions of the Twenty-second in fantry, platoon and six troops of the Third cavalry at San Antonio, be Bent to Camp Mabry, Austin, to partici pate in the Texas National Guard en campment in August Speeding across the Atlantic on a steamer are Don Benito Legarda and Don Manuel Luis Quezon, resident Philippine commissioners at Washing ton. They are hurrying to Paris to complete arrangements with French bankers whereby the latter will finance a Philippine agricultural bank to the tune of $10,000,000. By a majority of 1,453 votes, Jersey City, If. J., rejected Tuesday the com mission form of government, which the New Jersey legislature prescribed and Governor Wilson defended. There were 13,038 votes against the plan and 11,685 in its favor. FOREIGN. Despite the breaking of the agree ment that General Bernardo Reyes should be minister of war in the cabi net of Francisco I. Madero, and not withstanding Madero's assurances that Reyes was free to enter the presi dential race, the general Sunday in sisted that he would not be a candi date. That the period of reconstruction soon may be succeeded by another revolution is the fear frankly express ed Sunday in many quarters of the capital of Mexico. Reports of disor tiers, assuming in a few cases the mag nitude of battles, are not uncommon and almost daily the authorities art informed of the frustration of plots against Madero or the constituted gov ernment. The recurrence of sanguin ary factional disputes leaves no room to doubt that there is growing rapidly a wall between the federal soldiers and the revolutionary forces still un der arms. Aviator Torrldan, piloting a small biplane at the aerdome at Mourmeton, France, Friday, covered 465% miles, remaining in the air 11 hours and 45 minutes. This is a new world's rec ord for distance and time. Cape Haitien is in the hands of the revolutionists and the sole protection I of the Americans and other foreign 1 ers at the port is an American yacht which arrived Friday. The playright Henry Bernstein Friday fought a duel with Leon Dau det, editor of L'Action Française, in Paris, first with pistols and then with swords. Both men were wounded in the bout with swords, but It is not believed seriously. M. Bernstein took exceptions to articles which appeared in L. M. Daudet's paper and chal lenged the editor. The house of lords in London pass ed the third reading of the parliament bill, otherwise known as the veto bill, without division Friday, after only three hours debate. The revolt of the failed to materialize. Lady Om, consort of Emperor Yi Hui of Korea, who abdicated in 1907, died Friday. Lady Om was a palace politician of great skill. She was attendant upon the queen of Korea, who was murdered. She gained the favor of the emperor and was finally compelled to flee from the palace. After the death of the queen she was restored to the court" with the rank of an imperial concubine. This con ferred imperial rank upon her two children. She was originally a slave. The government of Hayti has pro claimed a blockade of the ports of St. Marc, Gonnaives and Fort i,iberte. Having only one warship at its dis posal, however, an effective blockade is impossible. The order for the bom bardment of St. Marc and Gonnaives has not been carried out, and the cruiser Antoine Simon is now an chored before Archaie, a port eigh teen miles northwest of the capital. According to advices received in London Wednesday, the deaths from the plague in India have reached the enormous total of 650,690 for the half year ended June 30. Miss Emma S. Peck, accompanied by Carl Volka and five Peruvians, ascended two peaks of the volcano Coropuna, in Peru, on July 16. The Coropuna is one of a number of giant volcanoes in Southern Peru, the ele vation of which is variously given at from 18,000 to 20,000 feet. Baron Oswald von Richtofen, who killed Wilhelm von Gaffron in a duel on May 10, in Berlin, was Wednesday sentenced to two years' imprisonment in a fortress. Dr. Horrman Adler, chief rabbi of the British empire, died in London CHASING COOL SPOT Zni r^rn SE I IM^S f: m O (Copyright, lau.» VIOLENCE AT COMORRA TRIAL Storm of Rag* Stops Proceedings, Lawyers Stampede, and Two Ar« Thrown Out of Court Room. Viterbo, Italy.—The most violent scene at the Camorrists' trial was pro voked Saturday by a personal dispute between Captain Fabroni and Lawyer Lioy. In the tumult all the other law yers fled from the room. Alfano and Abbatemaggio, the informer, were thrown out bodily by the carabineers; Giovaani Bartolozzi fell in a fit and President Blanchi, helpless to main tain order, declared the session ad journed. Throughout the hubbub, Fabroni, captain of the Neapolitan Carabineers, stood pale but impassive. As the court room was being cleared he said : "The Camorra, in or out of court, can't intimidate me." Alessander Lioy, now attorney for the defense, formerly edited a news paper. Fabroni has testified that revelations against the Camorra, made by Editor Lioy, were not in harmony with the claims set up by Lawyer Lioy in defense of his clients. At this reflection on him Lioy screamed like a madman, Abbatemaggio joined in the row in support of the captain and Enrico Alfano, the alleged head of the Camorra, 4ed in a chorus of in vectives directed against Fabroni and 'ft M-nt 'T rtifffrBT ii 1 111 i ' Finally the president ordered Ab batemaggio and Alfano removed and they had to be dragged from the place by carabineers. For a little time there was calm an( j ^j, e president took advantage of the opportunity to admonish all to avoid personalities. With more feel ing Fabroni replied: "For this I have stood the insults pf this man Lioy without trying him before the courts because I consid ered him not a criminal, but a person whose mental faculties were unbal anced." Lioy retorted fn fury, calling the witness a hypocrite. "A greater hypocrite than yourself does not exist," relied Fabroni. The uproar that followed was ter rific, all of the lawyers for the de fense, except Lioy, shouting their in dignation. They jumped about gesticulating and hurling epithets at the crown's witness. Meantime the prisoners in the great steel cage were hissing and cursing their accuser and applauding their lawyer. At last Giovannia Bartolozzi and others pressed their heads be tween the bars of the cage like wild animals struggling to reach their tor mentor. "Get your heads back in there," or dered the carabineers with a threaten ing move. "Do you w T ant to cut off our heads? Yes, behead us," they cried. "Our women," screamed Francesco Desiderio, "have become defiled be cause of this pig." Center of Cotton Region. Washington.—The center of produc Jon of the cötton growing area of the (Jnited States in 1910 was located three miles south of Vuiden, Carroll county. Miss., according to the census bureau, just issued. This cotton pro ducing area is about 1,500 miles long and 500 miles wide. The total area of the counties in which cotton was ginned in 1910 is 625,000 square miles approximately, or about four hundred million acres. Of this only about one acre in every thirteen was devoted to cotton. File $2,500,000 Suit. Denver, Colo.—Suit was filed in the federal court Saturday by Special United States Attorney General S. N. Townsend against the American Smelting and Refining company for $2,500,000 damages for alleged con spiracy and fraud in acquiring 2,145 acres of coal land in the Trinidad coal fields of the Pueblo land district. Cotton Prospects Good. Odem, Tex.—The Coleman-Fulton Pasture company's new gin is near completion and ready for business. The acreage in cotton in this vicinity is trebled as compared with last year s acreage, and prospects are for a bet ter crop. Aviator Jolly Killed. Juvisy, France.—The aviator Jolly was killed Sunday while making a flight in a biplane. The fall of the machine is attributed to air eddies «\aused by the heat. i FARM LAND VALUES DOUBLEE Cansus Bureau Report Shows Ineraast of Over Hundred Per Cant In Decade. Washington.—Of marked Interest, because of many statements made dur ing the Canadian reciprocity debate, was oensus bureau's announcement Saturday of the United States, show ing that land in farms more than doubled in value during the past ten years, having increased $15,252,788,000, or 118 per cent In 1900 they were valued at 813,051,633,000, and returns of the thirteenth census show that they are now worth $28,384,821,000. Farm lands, farm buildings and farm implements of the country are valued at $35,859,663,000, compared with $17,357,425,000 ten years ago. The number of farms in 1910 was 6,340,120, as compared with 5,737,372 in 1900, an increase of 11 per cent. Cutivated land increased In 1900 from 835,092,000 acres to 873,703,000 in 1910 r or 5 per cent, but a larger increase, 15 per cent, is noted in improved acre age, which in 1900 was 414,490,000 acres, and in 1910 was 477,424,000. More conspicuous than the increase in the number and acreage of farms has been increases in the improved values of farm property. The land In farms rose in value $13,051,033,000 in 1900 to 828.384-82 T-00Q lp lgip, an in « wöss .of. pef Tfrènïr a ' b <T uQi'in S same period the average value per acre of all land in farms rose from $15.60 to $32.50, or 150 per cent. Farm buildings, when in 1900 were valued at $3,556,614,000, were reported in 1910 as worth $6,294,025,000, an in crease of 77 per cent. Farm imple ments and machinery, reported 1910 as worth $1,261,817,000 and ten years previously as worth $749,778; 000, show an increase of 68 per cent. Germans Were Expelled. Kingston, Jamaica.—Mail advices from Hayti state that several promi nent Germans have been expelled from the country ^charged with sup porting the revolution. President Simon is said to be attempting to pacify the rebels by proclaiming that the United States will intervene un less the railway construction across th6 island is permitted to proceed. After Loan Agents. Houston, Tex.—Two injunctions re straining loan agents of Houston from further pressing their claims against borrowers were issued on Tuesday by Judge Norman G. Kittrell in the Sixty-first district court. In one of the suits Alex Ford alleges that he has returned small Joans re ceived, with usurious interest from 20 to 30 per cent. Orange Dogs Are Being Killed. Orange, Tex.—Orange is practically dogless on account of the mad dog disturbance and the ordinance passed by the city council requiring all dogs to be muzzled when permitted to run at large. The hardware men sold out their supply of muzzles the first half day following the publication of the muzzle ordinance. 11 1 1 —« aau ** Coal Mines Flooded. Calvert, Tex.—The coal mines were forced to close down for a short while, «owing to an accident that happened Wednesday. The heavy rains of the last few days have caused a great deal of water to accumulate and a cavein flooded the mines. The water is within a few feet of the top in ths To Free Bayou of Snags. Houston, Tex.—Property owners along Brays bayou from Harrisburg to the headwaters of that stream are working on a project to have the bayou cleaned of snags and straight ened at several points, thus opening it for small boats and convening it into sort of a park from its mouth to its source. Bond Issue Fails. Corpus Christi, Tex.—The school bond election for $50,000 failed Tues day because of an insufficient total vote. A majority of the vote cast was in favor of the issue of bonds, but less than three hundred votes were polled. Chile Orders Payment. Santiago, Chile.—In accordance with King George's award, the Chilean gov ernment has ordered the payment of £ 187,000 ($935,000) to the representa -■I-* ** *■ **** Louisiana State News H&ppe9l9$5 of Ipterest for Our t\\i)x Readers $ Lake Charles Not Affected. Lake Charles.—None of the saw mills in Lake Charles are affected by the decision of the Southern lum ber men to shut down eleven mills Where the- organization of Timber Workers* union is suspected. Seven * of the mills are located in the north ern part of Calcasieu parish—the In dustrial Lumber company's two mills at Oberlin and one at Elizabeth, the King-Ryder mill at Bon Ami, the Hud son River Lumber company mill at De Ridder, the American Lumber com pany mill at Merryville, and the Four C mill at Carson. The latter is al ready shut down, having closed three weeks ago on account of labor troubles. The Lake Charles saw mill men and their employes had a three months' struggle four years ago, when all the local mills suspended opera tions. Since then they have been free of labor troubles, and no organ ization of mill employes is in exist ence here. New Orleana Rice Market New Orleans.—The strong tone Aat ruled in the market for rough rice for several days was again in evidence Saturday, but offerings were light. The market was practically bare of supplies and nothing was offered from store, and as a result no trading was done during the early hours. Clean rice was steady, with only a moderate volume of business transacted, due to the light offerings. Quotations: Rough rice—Honduras steady, light of ferings, at $1.50 @3.10 per barrel of 162 pounds; sales reported, 300 sacks at $firstname.lastname@example.org. Japan nominal at $2.00 @2.85; no sales. Receipts of rough rice, 654 sacks. Millers' receipts, 654 sacks. Excessive Rains in Louisiana. Abbeville.—The well-night continu ous rains of the past ten days have oc casioned much anxiety among the farmers as to the outcome of what was the most promising crop prospect the parish has known in many years. The cotton and corn crops have suf :ï«rêd most. The fields are flooded and the roads well-niglï"lmpâssabl¥.' The total rainfall since the first of July exceeds twelve inches, and it has rained almost every day, and the havy laden clouds which arise with the sun, which never shines, give small hope of cessation. This "rainy season" is semi-tropical and vividly recalls that of 1905, when the cotton and corn crops were literally washed away in many instances by the tor rential rains. ^ Freeman Purchases Home. New Orleans.—Judge Thomas Jef ferson Freeman of Dallas, president of the International and Great North ern railway, and first vice president of the Texas and Pacific, who is to come to New Orleans to maintain headquarters, purchased the home stead of Mrs. J. W. Hern, No. 16 Audu bon place, for $25,000. This property is in one of the most aristocratic parts of New Orleans. The house is a two story spacious frame dwelling, mod' ern in all particulars, and placed to advantage in a lawn measuring 100 by 200 feet. Collins Chosen Principal. New Orleans.—At a meeting of the board of trustees at the seashore camp grounds, Biloxi, Miss., this week Professor J. F. Collins of Alabama was chosen principal of the new prepara tory school to be established at that place, and maintained by the Meth odist conference of Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Alabama. The school will fit both boys and girls for col lege and future careers. ,4ew Orleans Live Stock Market New Orleans.—Texas and Western cattle—There was a light run of beeves Saturday, and the demand be ing active, transactions were easily made at strong prices, nothing but a few common steers being left unsold. The receipts of calves were rather heavy, and while trading was fairly active, a goodly number were carried over, prices on small stuff holding 6teady at a little weakening for the common grades. D. G. Lunsford New Principal. Arcadia.—The school authorities have elected Superintendent D. G. Lunsford of Clinton, East Feliciana parish, principal of the Arcadia high school for the session of 1911-1912. Mr. Lunsford has been principal of the Breaux Bridge High school and of the Clinton High school. For the last year he has been superintendent of the schools of East Feliciana parish. Louisiana Jobbers Meet. Lake Charles.—The North Louisiana Jobbers' association held a meeting Saturday, members being present from Monroe, Shreveport, Alexandria and Lake Charles. The meeting was pri vate, the secretary stating that the business was of a routine nature. A New Saw Mill. Lottie—The saw mill for the Levert Lumber and Shingle company at Elliot City is under construction, and the phut will be in operation by early ing property in that section, staU - Liberal Offers From Operators. Shreveport.—Authentic reports fron Jewella, two miles southwest o, Shreveport, where is located tin Jewella Oil and Gas company, com posed principally of local citizens hav that favorable indications for oil be ing struck in the company's first well, which is under drill at a great depth now, has caùsed proposals from big operators to lease at liberal terms, but the offers have been rejected. Twen ty-five cents an acre cash and a prom ise of one-sixth of oil produced and $200 for each gas well, the same royal ty as given in parts of the Caddo field, has been offered, but refused because of the value of the gas if produced m near Shreveport. New Orleans Sugar Market. New Orleans.—A fair volume of re ceipts of sugar arrived on the local market Saturday, mainly of low grades, but all were quickly absorbed. Prices were firm and unchanged. Re ceipts were 2,573 barrels. Imports ol sugar from Cuba amounted to 19,000 bags. Refined sugars were in fair demand and prices advanced 10 points. New York refined sugars were in fair demand at an advance of 10 points. London cabled that beet sugar was steady and cane sugar quiet and steady. Molasses and syrups were light. Offerings were light and were confined to 400 barrels of low grade« that arrived from plantations. Drilling on Eastman Tract Jennings.—The Calcasieu Oil and Mineral company has completed all arrangements and commenced drilling on its first well on the Eastman tract. J. A. Harper came over from the Vin ton field and has charge of the drill ing. About five years ago a test well was drilled on this same tract by an other company and at that time a very strong gas pressure was found, but for lack of funds the other com pany abandoned the work. The pres ent company feels very confident ot success in its work and is in a posl -tien-to- glr c th e f i e l d a tborough test Elank of St. John Elects Officers. Laplace.—The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Bank of St. John was held this week. The board of directors, composed of Augustin Lasseigne, president; Edward God chaux, vice president; James Clement, cashier, and Etienne Caire, Sol ötrauss, Emygde Ory, Charles Thibo daux, Paul Berthelot, Clement Maurin, L. Montegut, Jr., Dr. S. Montegut, Dr. L. T. Donaldson and J. D. Richarmq was re-elected. Officers Capture Nine Vagrants. Lafayette.—Chief Chargois and Dep uty Sheriff Peck arrested nine va grants, eight negroes and one white man, after a chase through surround ing fields. The prisoners were carried before the city judge, who gave each twenty days' service on the streets There were about a dozen negroes in the gang, but several escaped in th« tall weeds and crops. Demolishing Court Court Mansfield.—The work of demolish ing the old court house was begun this week by the contractors who will erect the new $100,000 structure, which they are to complete by May 1. The old structure was built in 1853, and is closely identified with many historic events in the annals of Louis iana, particularly during the civil war. Specifies Postoffice Site Lafayette.—Assistant United States Attorney L. C. Butler of Shreveport has verified the abstract of title to the property of Mrs. George C. Bab cock, which has been selected as a site for the postoffice building ordered by congress. The price paid was Welborn Released From Jail. St. Martinville.— G. H. Welborn, who was arrested at Breaux Bridge a few days ago by Sheriff A. E. Broussard, was released from jail Saturday for want of identification. Sheriff Brous sard wired to the Bankers' Association at Tillar, Ark., and the answer was to release the prisoner, as the sheriff at that place had refused to act A. C. Sapp Arrested at Lafayette. Sicily Island.—Albert C. Sapp, who w^s arrested at Lafayette for wanting to deliver a message from God to the Methodist congregation of that city, from this place, his mother and father both residing here. He has been away from here three months visiting relatives in Texas. unless fair weather prevails shortly Two Years for Stealing a Watch. Alexandria.—George Brown, a ne gro, claiming to hail from New York, who was jailed recently for stealing a watch, pleaded guilty to the charge Saturday and was sentenced to two years in the State penitentiary. Bayou Chicot. Bayou Chicot.—Rains continue more or less almost daily. The damage from rain to the cotton crop will amount to at least 25 per cent, and the loss will probably be more. NOT A "FULL-LENGTH" PAPA staU T" ^lnoned. "Come, dear," said the mother în gleè, "papa^ has come o, tin com hav be well, big but and Child Wanted Original of Portrait That Had Been Made So Familiar to Her. An amusing incident is related of a young service matron who had re linquished her husband for two years and who, having before his departure insisted on a good photograph, applied herself assiduously to the upbringing of her two-year-old baby with a view to the child's familiarity with her dis tinguished father. Each day she would call the baby girl to her and, kneeling beside her, would hold up the photo graph, pointing out each feature to the child. One day the officer came home, and the baby girl, then four years old, home at last!" The child surveyed the officer in perplexity and finally shook her head. "What is the mat 'ter, dear?" asked her mother. "Well," replied the child, "he looks something like my papa, but my papa hasn't any legs!" AT THE BOARDINQ HOU8E. / Jb <7 "Who is that man," asked the new boarder, "who is making such a fusa because be has swallowed a fisfr bone?" "That's the sword swallower at th« dime museum around the corner." Seventy-one Years In a Shoe Shop. Charles H. Wilson of Troy, N. Y., occupies the unique position of having been in business in one building for 71 years; at least he will have completed 71 years in the shoe business at 242 244 River street August 12 next. This record, it is believed, can be equaled by few If any shoe retailers in this country. Mr. Wilson has also been In business for himself for more than 50 yearB. Mr. Wilson is today just as much in active business as he was al most three-quarters of a century ago, when as a thirteen-year-old lad he en tered the employ of John Leonard Williams of Troy. To be exact, that was August 12, 1840. Mr. Williams kept a shoe store at 242-244 River street in a building which had been erected in 1803, and so the building now occupied by Mr. Wilson for his retail shoe business is one of the old est buildings In Troy. And Then He Escaped. "William," said Mrs. Peckem, stern ly, "aid you ever stop to think that pomp onc might steal me when you are away?" \ "Well," responded the poor husband, with a far-away look, "I was a little alarmed when a horse thief was prowl ing these parts last week." Mrs. Peckem stiffened up haughtily. "A horse thief, eh?" "Yes. I heard that he carried off two or three nags from this district" And then Peckem made a bee-line for the door. FAL8E HUNGER A Symptom of Stomach Trouble Coi* rected by Good Food. ^ - », - ■ L \; ■ ' " There is, with some forms of stom* ach trouble, an abnormal craving for food which Is frequently mistaken for a "good appetite." A lady teacher writes from Carthage, Mo., to ex plain how with -good food she dealt with this sort of hurtful hunger. "I have taught school for fifteen years, and up to nine years ago had good, average health. Nine years ago, however, my health began to fail, and continued to grow worse steadily, In spite of doctor's prescriptions, and everything I could do. During all this time my appetite continued good, only the more I ate the more I wanted to eat—I was always hungry. "The first symptoms of my break down were a distressing nervo jsnesa and a loss of flesh. The nervo usnesB grew so bad that finally it amounted to actual prostration. Then came stom ach troubles, which were very painful, constipation which brought on piles, dyspepsia and severe nervous head aches. "The doctors seemed powerless to help me, said I was overworked, and at last urged me to give up teach ing, if I wished to save my life. "But this I could not do. I kept on at it as well as I could, each day grow ing more wretched, my will r>ower alone keeping me up, till at last a good angel suggested that I try a diet of Grape-Nuts food, and from that day to this I have found it delicious always appetizing and satisfying. "I owe my restoration to health to Grape-Nuts. My weight has returned and for more than two years I have been free from the nervousness, con stipation, piles, headaches, and all the ailments that used to punish me so, and have been able to work freely and easily." Name given by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich Read the little book, "The Road to W'ellville," in pkgs. "There's a Reason." Ever rend the above letter* A new one «nw»™ from time to Hitie. They are «renalne. true, and full of km Interest..