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OF FRESH NEWS THE LATEST IMPORTANT 018- PATCHES PUT INTO SHORT, CRISP PARAGRAPHS. STORY OF THE WEEK SHOWING THE PROGRESB OP EVEHTB IN OUR OWN AND 19 FOREIGN LANDS. ! * Western Newspaper Union News Service. .ABOUT the war A British official statement says: “The ships lost for the week ending :3ept. 8 number ten, of a gross ton nage of 37,826; fishing vessels four, tonnage 194." Another Mexican was killed in Tex as, this time by Mexicans near Ly ford, just north of Brownsville. This .was the second killing of Mexicans about Lyford in two days. Forty-one ships flying the Norwe gian flag have been loßt since the be ginning of war in Europe and seventy six sailors have perished, according to a report received at the State Depart ment from the American minister at Christiania. In the narrow strip of Galicia be tween the Sereth river and the Bes sarabian frontier the Russians have been strongly reinforced and are ap parently well supplied with guns and ammunition. They report their third "victory over the Austro-German forces, bringing their total of prison ers captured during the week up to 22,000, without mentioning the loss of men or guns. Officers’ casualty lists for the fort night ended Aug. 30 indicate the se verity of the recent fighting in the Gallipoli peninsula, whence the bulk of the casualties are announced. They show that the British army lost 407 officers killed, 959 wounded and 136 missing, a total of 1,502 for the fort night. Losses of officers since the outbreak of hostilities have now reached a total of 15,840, of whom 4,- 790 have been killed, 9,698 wounded and 1,352 reported missing. The removal of the Grand Duke Nicholas from command of the armies in Russia to the Turkish war front now appears to be part of a plan to hasten the capture of the Dardanelles. The Russians are increasing their activities in the Caucasus and it is believed that the arrival of Grand Duke Nicholas will be the signal for more Important operations in the way of a drive against the Turkish armies which will lessen the burden of the allies who are trying to force the Dar danelles, who are trying to force the Dardanelles by diverting a large por tion of the Turkish forces. WESTERN Oregon’s apple crop this year will be one-third as large as that of last season. The Denver, Laramie & Northwest ern railroad is to be offered Sept. 30 in Denver at foreclosure sale. Four men and a woman were ar rested in Chicago in connection with the burglary at the home of Mrs. J. Ogden Armour, wife of the millionaire Chicago packer. The Farmers’ Union, in its national convention at Lincoln, Neb., went on record as opposed to the professional farm adviser, sent out, it is alleged, by some of the agricultural schools. Faced by two holdup men who told him to "come through quick," C. M. Blsselle of Lake Bluffs, 111., at Chi cago, handed over S7OO. The department of Colorado and Wyoming, Grand Army of the Repub lic, will send a large number of dele gates to the national encampment at Washington, Spetember 27 to October 2, according to Dr. Burdick of Boulder. Edward Brashear, a Denver youth who was one of those injured in an explosion on board the United States destroyer Decatur, at the Cavite navy yards, Philippine Islands, is the son of Beverly Brashear, a teamster, for merly of Denver, now living in Wood land, Colo. FOREIGN Gen. Count Sakuma, one of the greatest of Japanese soldiers, died at Sendai, Japan, from apoplexy. At Bari, Italy, eight Albanians were sentenced to long terms in prison for having communicated with Austria by carrier pigeons. Crown Prince Humbert passed through Venice en route to the front, to spend his eleventh birthday anni versary with King Victor Emmanuel. Frederick R. Allen of New York, on behalf of the committee of mercy, haß given 21,000 francs ($4,200) to Adrien Mithouard, president of the municipal council of Paris, to assist in the equipment of trains for the transporta tion of wounded soldiers. The Berlin newspapers after seeing the American note to Austria request ing th erecall of the Austrian ambas sador to the United States, Dr. Theo dore Dumba, and having read the let ter from Dr. Dumba to Baron Burlen, Austrian minister of foreign arfalrs, which caused the sending of the note, discuss the matter with great reserve. A telegram from Gen. Villa dated at Torreon, sent Saturday night and received by Hipolito Villa, brother of th enorthern leader, at Juarez, denied that either the northern general or Gen. Fierro had been injured on their visit to the ranch of Gen. Tomas Ur bana at Nievls, south of Santa Bar bara on the Parral-Jiminez branch railroad, as reported at El Paso, Tex. Gen. Villa also denied that he had exe cuted Gen. Urbina but added that he had secured from Gen. Urbana the loot the latter had collected in two years. - Estimates place the booty at $5,000,000. The Trades Union Congress, repre senting more than 3,000,000 organized English workingmen, rejected by an overwhelming vote at Bristol a reso lution calling upon the parliamentary committee of the labor party to form ulate and advocate terras of peace sat isfactory to the working classes. SPORTING NEWS At the aviation grounds at Rott hausen, Rhenish Prussia, an aeroplane of the Condor type ascended 3,200 me ters carrying four passengergs. The 2:11 trot for a purse of $2,000 at the grand circuit meet at Hartford, Conn., was won by Lulu Lumine; sec ond, Earl wood L.; third, Bronson. Best time, 2:06 , ,4. The brilliant play of William M. Johnston, boy tennis champion of a day at Forest Hills, L. 1., won for him self and for Clarence J. Griffin the doubles title of America. Johnny Ertle of St. Paul was fouled by “Kid” Williams of Baltimore, world’s champion bantamweight, in the fifth round of their scheduled ten round no-decision fight at St. Paul, Minn. Before the largest crowd that ever witnessed a boxing match in this coun try, Mike Gibbons of St. Paul out pointed Packey McFarland of Chicago in a ten-round, no-decision contest at Brighton Beach, N. Y. A. G. Spalding, who died in San Diego, Cal., gave up a $5 a week job in a grocery in Chicago to become identified with baseball and was per haps better known to the sport than any other man. Genial Jack Coffey, eretwhile Den ver Bear leader was presented with a suit case and toilet set by the re mainder of the players of the Denver club before the game started at Broad way Park. Jack will hold down the third sack for the team on their barn storming tour down South the next few weeks. WASHINGTON Secretary Daniels announced that the keel of the battleship California would be laid at the Philadelphia navy yard, Oct. 14. The border situation is now under full control of federal troops. Major General Funston reported Saturday to the War Department. State Department and British and Italian embassy trade advisers were, notified that Italy had put cotton on the contraband list. Gen. Carranza in his reply to the Pan - American conferees, it was, learned, will agree to any interna tional aspect of the. Mexican situa tion, but wfll decline to enter a con ference on Internal affairs. * The membership of the naval ad visory board, the organization of ex perts nominated by eleven great en ginering societies to contribute their inventive skill to the American navy, was announced by Secretary Daniels, port. President Wilson’s request for the recall of the Austrian ambassador. Dr. Constantin Theodor Dumba, has broadened into a situation involving Capt. Franz von Papen, the military attache of the German embassy; Al exander Nuber von Pereked, the Aus trian consul general in New York, and possibly Count von Bernstorff, the German ambassador. GENERAL Dr. Karl E. Guthe, dean of the Uni versity of Michigan, died at a local hospital at Ashland following an operation. Fires of allged incendiary origin in California and Oregon hop ranches have caused damage to buildings and harvested crops estimated at more than SBO,OOO. Three masked men entered the Farmers and Merchants’ Bank, lo cated in Greenville, a suburb of Sioux City, la., held up Ralph M. Fritz, the assistant cashier, and escaped with about S3OO. Chicago’s new directory shows America’s second largest city to have increased 50,000 in population to a to tal of 2,550,000. The directory shows Charles E. Baker to be one, H. G. Bitters is a druggist, William Blade is a cutter, Joseph Flask is a bartender and William Fry is a cook. THE CHEYENNE RECORD. Breaking the Newa. U'lien. according to Answers, Pat Hoogan burst into the house crying, "Frs. Flannigan, yure mon, Mike, has Just fell off the scaffolding and killed himself, bedad!" Mrs. Flannigan col lapsed Into a chair. ■‘Aisy, aisy!" Pat continued. “ ’Tls only his leg thot's broke. It's rejoiced ye'll bo to hear it, when ye thought he was kt led fur-r-st!” There isn’t much difference between a pretty girl and a homely one if they both have a million dollars. Clubs are trumps in the policeman’s game. Don’t Poison Baby. FORTY YEARS AGO almost every mother thought her child must have PAREGORIC or laudanum to make it sleep. These drugs will produoe sleep, and a FEW DROPS TOO MANY will produoe the SLEEP FROM WHICH THERE IS NO WAKING. Many are the children who have been killed or whose health has been ruined for life by paregoric, lauda num and morphine, each of which is a narootic product of opium. Druggists are prohibited from selling either of the narcotics named to children at all, or to anybody without labelling them “poison.” The definition of “narcotic is: "A medicine which relieves pain and produces sleep, but which in poison ous doses produces stupor, coma, convulsions and death." The taste and smell of medicines containing opium are disguised, and sold under the names of “ Drops,” “ Cordials,” “ Soothing Syrups,” etc. You should not permit any medicine to be given to your children without you or your physician know of what it is composed. CAS TORI A DOES NOT CONTAIN NARCOTICS, if it bears the signature of Chas. H. Fletcher. - Genuine Castoria always bears the signature of I When Pat Scored. An Irishman was one day looking at the notice, “Your King and Country Need You.” A delicate-looking Eng lishman happened to be passing by, and thinking to have a joke at Pat's expense, started the following: Englishman—Well, Pat, will you volunteer for the front? Irishman—Begob, I will if you come. Englishman—Why do you want me with you? Irishman—Sure when the kaiser sees you he will look for peace. He'll think the British are rising from the dead. DO NOT HESITATE To Use Cutlcura on 8kln-Tortured Babies. Trial Free. A hot bath -with Cutlcura Soap and gentle application of Cutlcura Oint ment at once relieve, permit rest and sleep and point to speedy healment of eczemas, rashes, ltchings and irri tations of Infanta and children even In severe cases. Sample each free by mall with Book. Address postcard, Cutlcura, Dept. XT, Boston. Sold everywhere.—Adv. Conclusive. The young man had come for the all-important task of "seeing father" and he was equal to the occasion. Mr. Gotrox —My daughters, young man, are both worth their weight in gold Suitor—Then the fact that I am ask ing for the smaller one proves, at any rate, that I am not mercenary. Suspicious. "I know her father does not like me. He wants me to go to work in his factory.” “Well, why don’t you prove your worth by going? Then there will be wedding bells and a happy ending.” "I don’t know about that. It’s a dynamite factory.” Tired of Waiting. “Of course the war can’t last for ever,” said the optimist. "Of course not,” asserted the pes simist, “but, confound it, neither can we!” Question. Jack —She is a sweet girl. Tom —Yes. and a girl of good taBte. Now, they both kissed her? Naturally. "What were you doing so long at the photographer's?" "Merely awaiting developments.” WRITE US AT OWCE! H '"'national™ Scti IMBlimMlll at south omaha M H BEETHAM f and have the cream of their old force with us. m*i-. a .d Bead catu* % styf Sikwm Salesman I South Omaha THE BEST SERVICE Denver I At South Omaha or Denver, when you ship to I Great Western Commission Company | Hl» Success. "How’s he succeeding as a reform er?" "Great. He's got the whole neigh borhood feeling miserable about their pleasures,” The production of gold in Australia has declined steadily since 1893, the output last year being 156,160 ounces less than the year before. A woman doesn’t want the last wor,d; she would rather keep right on talking. Surnames were not used in England before the conquest. 5 skyman, Ovoid Ona/iatioTuL For years we have been stating in the newspapers of the country that a great many women have escaped serious op erations by taking Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Com pound, and it is true. We are permitted to publish in this announcement extracts from the letters of five women. All have been recently received unsolicited. Could any evidence be more convincing ? IHodgdon, Me. —“l had pains in both sides and such a soreness • I could scarcely straighten up at times. My back ached and I was so nervous I could not sleep, and I thought I never would be any better until I submitted to an operation, but I commenced taking Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound and soon felt like a new woman.”— Mrs. Hayward Sowers, Hodgdon, Me. 2Shilbtville, Kv.—“l suffered from a severe female trouble. • My right side hurt me badly—it was finally decided that I must be operated upon. When my husband learned this he got a bottle of Lydia E. Pmkham’s Vegetable Compound for me, and after taking it a few days I got better and continued to improve until I am now well”—Mrs. Smith, R.F.D., Shelbyville, Ky. 3 Hanover, Pa.— “ The doctor advised a severe operation, but mv • husband got me Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound and X experienced great relief in a short time. Now I feel like a new person and can do a hard day’s work and not mind it.”—Mrs. Ada Wilt, 803 Walnut St., Hanover, Pa. 4 Decatur, III.—“I was sick in bed and three of the best physi • cians said I would have to be taken to the hospital for an oper ation as I had something growing in my left side. I refused to sub mit to the operation and took Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Com pound—and it worked a miracle m my case, and I tell other women what it has done for me.”—Mrs. Laura A. Griswold, 2437 East William Street, Decatur, IIL 5 'Cleveland, Ohio.—“l was very irregular and for several years • my side pained me so that I expected to have to undergo an op eration. Doctors said they knew of nothing that would help me. I took Lydia E. F’inkham’s Vege table Compound and I became regular and free //ydF from pain. I am thankful for such a good medi- L / BL \ J cine and will always give it the highest praise.”— I TV 11 Mrs. C. H. Griffith, 1568 Constant St, Cleveland,O. II lif!, Jr II to LYDIA E.PINKHAM MEDICINE CO. Cr\ Jfrrrfl (CONFIDENTIAL) LYNN, MASS., for advice. // Your letter will be opened, read and answered by a woman and held in strict confidence* KNEW WHERE IT BELONGED Information Not Just What Botanist Was Looking For, But the Boy Meant Well. The famous botanist was pacing slowly along the country road, his eyes, as usual, roaming from side to side for new plants to study. Suddenly an eager look spread across his features, and he leaned over the low fence inclosing a cot tage garden. He had found a plant be did not know. What could it be? If only he had a specimen of it to study! At that moment a shock-beaded lad Btrolled along the road and stopped to gaze open-mouthed at him. "I say!” called the botanist urgent ly. "See that plant there —that pale pink one in the corner? Do you know it?" "Uh-hu!” said the country boy briefly. "What’s its name? Do you know what family it belongs to?" The lad jerked a grubby thumb over his shoulder toward the little cottage as he spoke more briefly still. ■’Higginses!” Utica Herald-Dis patch. Don’t be misled. Ask for Red Cross Bag Blue. Makes beautiful while clothes. At all good grocers. Adv. Los Angeles has a city mother—< Mrs. Aletha Gilbert.