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Vi i Mankato.Hog cholera is becoming prevalent in certain sections of the state, causing loss to farmers. Bemidji.A. E. Fritz, state public examiner, and Deputy A. J. Lindon are making annual audit of the records of Beltrami county. Moorhead.A special meeting of the Clay county board will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, to adopt plans for highway work for next year. Sabin.Some of the pickers I" this section are making as high as $10 and $12 a day and are hard to get even at the price growers are paying, 8 cents a bushel. Hibbing. Peter McDermott has been granted permission by the state fish and game commission and the state food administration to seine rough fish at Swan Lake and will start next week. Roosevelt.Last spring Mrs. Rhodes planted one potato of a new variety. She cut it in six pieces, putting one eye to a hill. This fall she fathered a heaping twelve-quart pail of extra iarge potatoes. Minneapolis. Reuben C. Curtis, found guilty of slaying Ernest E. Lack, kno'Vn as the defender of children, was sentenced by Judge W. E. Hale to hard labor for the remainder of his life in the Stillwater penitentiary. Eveleth.The city council discussed the tax levy, but no definite action 'was taken. It was thought advisable to cut the expenses as much as pos sible, and in all probability the levy will not be as high as last year's. Mankato.Fred Lieske of Hender son is CODfinedat to? Immjinuel hos pital with a serious fracture of the right arm which he suffered Monday when his arm was drawn into a thresh ing machine and was extricated with difficulty. I Bemidji.Nels SJoberg, who has been employed on the farm of H. W. Alsop, nine miles south of Blackduck, has donated a handsome buck deer heaTt, mounted, to the Red Cross, to be ?old and the money devoted te war work. Virginia,The body of a well dressed man was found near Canyon, Minn., 100 feet from Telegraph Post _667 by a Virginia woman who was picking lea\ea on the side of the Mill er Trunk road. The county coroner at Duluth was notified. St. Cloud.Sartell Brothers have donated thei? eld sawmill and sluice way to the Stearns County Red Cross chapter and they will be sold at pub lic auction on the grounds on Satur day afternoon, Sept. 28. This old mill is worth considerable money and should swell the coffers to quite an extent. Brainerd.Every available bit of man power and 'equipment is being rushed for Service on the Northern Pacific to relieve the inundation of wheat in transportation to Duluth. There are 12,000 cars of wheat on the Minnesota division, west of Brainerd, 12,000 cars on the Far^o division and' 14,000 cars on the Dakota division. Crookston.Elmer Johnson, clerk at the Palace hotel, was given a hear ing in municipal court on a complaint made by James Pooler, busman for the Hotel Crookston, for assault and bat tery, and put under bonds to keep the peace. Pooler complained that John son slapped him while in an argument and his charge of assault and battery followed. Hibbing.Fire completely destroyed the Hibbing warehouse of the Wln ston-Deare company, ore stripping contractors, with a loss of $75,000. Officials are reported looking for a firebug, inasmuch *as another ware house at St. Paul owned by the same company was 'burned under suspic ious circumstances about a week ago with a loss of $100,000. East Grand Forks.Charles Reed and his son, Charles Reed, Jr., both former East Grand Forks men, were arrested by the Minneapolis po lice on advices from the sheriff's office of Polk couAy and brought back. Both father and.son were indicted on a charge of blind-pigging at the last session of the grand jury. They failed to appear for trial, however. Elk River.Four persons were in jured, one seriously, when the auto mobile in which they were riding overturned three miles west of Zim merman. The injured are: William Mallm, fractured skull and broken shoulder, condition serious John Axelson, broken collar bone Arthur Olson, broken collar bone. The ear was en route from this city to Charles HifTs farm, where the men were-to be gin threshing. St. Paul.The right assumed by the state to make mineral reservations la land grants to railroads will be tested in an equity suit begun recently by 'the Duluth Iron Range road before Judge Wilbur F. Booth in the Federal court. State Auditor Preus recently issued to the Duluth & Iron Range road a deed to 5,450 acres selected under its swamn land grant and made the mineral reservation to the state as required by law The deed was returned by the' railroad officials and the suit started. St. PauL^-Governor Burnquist last week made patriotic speeches at county fairs in Hopkins and Carver. Secretary of State ju ius A. Schmahl was, a speaker at a Liberty Loan rally at Panjuot. Governor Burnquist will continue his patriotic speeches at county fairs. Moorhead.There, is nc obligation on the part of the Union Light, Heat & Power company io continue serving its patrons in Moothead with gas, ac cording to the answer filed br the company in the suit brought by the city against an increase in the gas rates. 1 Virginia.A photograph was taken at the courthouse of all confiscated liquor in liquor eases, worth $5,009, and the room resembled a young brewery. Brainerd.Friends surprised Mrs. Anna Johnson Of Southeast Brainerd at her home and presented her with $131.45. There were, seventy-five peo ple present. International Falls.Forest Ranger Johnson of Big Falls brought here a man whom he had arrested for setting forest fires in the Big Falls section. He is evidently demented. Virginia.Complaints have been made to Game Warden George.Wood that partridge are being shot and hf is investigating, since it is unlawful to shoot partridge this year. Bemidji.F. G. Troppman has T9- celved a contract from the government to furnish 500,000 pounds, about 8,500 bushels, of. potatoes, No. 1 grade and inspected, and he is filling the order. Stillwater. Coroner E. E. Wells was called to a farm residence one and a half miles south of Forest Lake to investigate the death of a Mrs Fredericks, an aged woman, who died quite'suddenly there. CrookstonMayor Morrisey appoint ed two new members to the library board to take the places of Maj Charles Lorlng and B. L. Crowe, W. Carlisle for three years in place of Maj. L*oring, and J. J. Flynn to suc ceed Mr. Crowe. The two appoint ments were unanimously approved by the city council. St. Cloud.John Hanlon, son of Mrs. Harry Grimmer of this city, has been selected as one of the twenty five to go to the officers' training camp recently opened at Camp Grant, 111. Hanlon was one of the volunteers who went to the deaf asylum at In dianapolis, Ind., for special training as an auto mechanic about two months ago. 3 Duluth.The six-day meeting of the, Northern Minnesota Methodist Epis copal conference has opened here. The Northern conference's principal work will be the completion of ar rangements for the part it is to play in the raising of the $80,000,000 fund for home and foreign missions. Bishop C. B. Mitchell will preside at the sea sions. Winona.F. R. Stevenson, formerly a local hotel clerk, charged with the murder of. Elmer Mead, a taxieab driver, and an attempt to kill his own wife, hopes to get an acquittal on the grounds of "temporary insanity," ac cording to reports. His trial has opened. John E. Palmer, assisting at torney general, is assisting County Attorney Earl Simpson in presenting the state's case Stevenson shot and killed Mead on the night of May 21. St. Paul.Warnings to railroads and express companies against ac cepting liquor shipments for points in Martin county, which was made bone dry by order of the State Public Safe ty Commission, were issued by H. W. Llbby, secretary of the commission. The specific purpose of the order was to close two saloons at Ceylon, fol lowing alleged violation of a previous regulatory order, but the general ef fect, was to make Martin county bone dry. St. Paul.Leopold Bruenner, St. Paul, recently named state director of Liberty choruses by the Public Safety Commission, has announced plans to complete organizations over the state in time for a statewide Liberty sing the last Sunday in October. Gov ernor Burnquist will be asked to issue a proclamation giving executive recog nitlon to the patriotic movement and urging public observation of Liberty sing Sunday. Announcement of tin plan was made by C. W. Henke, pub licity director for the commission. St. Paul.An appeal to the State. Supreme court was taken by Judge Jamesf der1 F. Martin from the recent or- Governor. Burnquist removing him 'as judge of the Dodge county probate court on charges that he made statements tending to discourage citl zens from aiding in the prosecution ol the war. A writ of certiorari was issued and is made returnable Oct. 14 by Chief Justice Calvin L. Brown, who granted the application. The ap peal is taken on the ground that Gov ernor Burnquist was without jurlsdio tion, and that violation of the Federa. law was charged, but the law was no. passed by Congress until after the alleged offenses were committed. KeewatinAn appnal to district court by William Darling, local mer chant, to test the early closing ordt suited in a decision favorable to* Mr. nance passed by the local council re Darling. Mr. Darling appealed from a judgment of conviction and sentence against him for the violation of an ordinance which prohibited him from keeping his place of business, open after 8 o'clock p. m. The decision of the district court is that the ordinance is null and void and of no effect for the reason that it Is not a proper exercise of the police power of the state in that it in no sense tends tr promote or preserve public health morals, peace, order, safety or wel fare second, that there exists no leg islatlve authority for its enactment third, that its provisions are unreason able and arbitrary fourth, that it con sltutes an unwarranted Interference with the constitutioral property anr personal rights of the individual. Wheatcn.At the meeting of the Red River Presbytery held here Rev W. J. Lowrie was reappointed chair man of the home mission committer and Rev. Mr. Stevenson the second member of that committee. Both ar from Brainerd. NashwaukR. G. fcoule, an alleged Canadian slacker, who was arrested here, was taken back to Winnipeg by the Canadian authorities. The police received a letter and photograph o! Houle from the Canadian government a few days ago and immediately be gan aa investigation, resulting in his arrest THE TOMAHAWK. WHITE EARTH. MINN. NEW YORKER LOSES LIMBS ONEBY ONE Patient Ends Life When About "to Undergo Eighteenth Operation. Portchester, N. Y.Advised by sur goons that he would have to undergo his eighteenth operation if he wished to save his life, Alexander T. Jackson, thirty-seven years old, committed sui cide at his home here by cutting his throat with a knife! Jackson suffered Jackson Killed Himself. for eight years from the effects of ma lignant blood poisoning. Eight years ago a horse stepped on the great toe of his left foot. The toe was amputated, then the toe next to It dnd finally all the toes of that foot. To save bis leg the foot was ampu tated at the ankle. Several months later the leg was amputated at the knee and then at the hip. Within a year the right leg had to be removed at the ankle. Specialists tried to avoid another operation, but with no success."" Jack son was admitted to four hospitals and was attended by some of the best sur geons in the East. At last his right leg .was amputated at the hip, making the seventeenth operation. This seemed to provide a stop to the inroads of the blood poisoning. But three weeks ago surgeons told Jackson that to save bit life the four fingers of his right hand, which had become infected, would have to be removed. Despairing, Jack* son killed himself. BITES FLESH FROM WIFE'S ARM IN QUARREL Champaign, 111.A family quarrel between Mr. and Mrs. .JTony Blaco of Tolono, near here, had almost disastrous ef fects for both. After biting a huge piece of flesh from his wife's arm and knocking her on the head with a blackjack Blaco escaped, later sending word he would not be taken alive. Offi cers, however, arrested him without difficulty, and he is be ing held pending the Im provement Of Mrs. Blaco, who was taken to a hospital In a serious condition, gangrene having developed from the bite. Blaco had previously been ar rested on a bootlegging charge. TOO PLAYFUL FOR ANY USE 8o Judge Decides to Limit His Activi ties end Sends Him to Da tentlon Home. Cleveland, O.The East aide's most "playful** boy is at the detention home. He was a trifle too boisterous, also too exuberant and lively. Here was his last day's play before the judge de cided to limit his activities. Hit a ten-year-old girl playmate over the head with a gas pipe, poured add on a child's face, broke a broomstick over his mother's head, chased rabbits be longing to playmates until they drop ped dead, and perpetrated every trick he could think of on neighbors' cats and dogs. The little girl who was on the receiving end of the gasplpe spent several days in a hospital. The "playful** boy's parents stated that he was a "good and obedient son," but the judge failed to near them, and sent the eleven-year-old cut up to the reformatory. WAR CUTS HOLDUP PROFITS Chicago Is Not Now the Rich Field for Operations It Once Was. Chicago.Horrors of war are with out number. Time was when Chicago was a rich harvest field for gentle men of the light finger art and the handy gunwhen if a fellow stuck up a guy, he got some dough. But not noweveryone HURRY CALL FOR AUNT MARY 8tlll Time to' Save Chicken, Though Usefulness of Bread Dough Was Thing of the Past. She was entertaining city friends at dinner in her country home. Anxious to have the event as nearly perfect as possible, she had served dinner to her small son and his visiting cousin, Bil ly, in the kitchen first and then ban ished them to the back yard. But while^ she gave apparently undivided attention to her guests' conversation, she was nevertheless conscious of the very frequent opening and closing of the back door, of boys' footsteps, of little chickens' yeaplng and, finally, of Billy's distressed face peeping in at the swinging door. But she did not remember until too late that she had carefully covered some bread dough to rise in the one place in the kitchen where the heat was just righton the little platform under the stove. At last Billy's head bobbed far enough in to the room for the company to see his disturbed look and one guest said: "Come here, little boy, to see me, won't you?" "Why," said Billy, encouraged, "I Jest wanted to tell Aunt Mary that one little chicken is about to get into her bread, and another one can hardly get out." Pimply Rashy Skins Quickly soothed and healed by Cutl cura often when all else fails. The Soap to cleanse and purify, the Oint ment to soothe and heal. For free samples address, "Cutlcura, Dept. X, Boston." At druggists and by maiL Soap 25, Ointment 25 and 50.-Adv. Wouldn't Be Left Behind. A certain livery stable keeper never lets a horse out without requesting the hirer not to drive fast. The other day a young man called to get a turnout to attend a funeral. "Certainly," said the stabler. "But," he added, forgetting the solemn pur pose for which the young man re quested the horse, "don't drive fast" "Why, Just look here, old fellow," said the somewhat excited young man "I want you to understand that I shall keep up,with the procession If It kills the horse." Catarrhal Deafness Cannot Be Cured by local applications as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There Is only one way to cure Catarrhal Deafness, and that is by a constitutional remedy. HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE acts through the Blood on the Mucous Surfaces of the System. Catarrhal Deafness Is caused by an Inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube is inflamed you have a rumbling sound or Imperfect hearing, ana when it is entirely closed, Deafness is the result. Unless the inflammation can be re duced and this tube restored to its nor mal condition, hearing may be destroyed forever. Many cases of Deafness are caused by Catarrh, which Is an Inflamed condition of the Mucous Surfaces. ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for any easa of Catarrhal Deafness that cannot be cured by HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE. All Druggists %c. Circulars free. F. J. Cheney Co., Toledo, Ohio. Delusions. "What curious mistakes men make sometimes. I've Just been reading, for instance, that Columbus Imagined that he had discovered the Indies." "Thnt's nothing to I made. When I married my wife I thought I'd dis covered paradise." Boston Tran script. To Be Expected. Bob"Don't you weigh more than you did?" Belle"A bit. I started at nine arid one-half pounds." The Reason. "That girl rings true." "No wonder, when- she is such a belle." The Imitative Vocabulary. "A man Is known by the company he keeps." "Not so surely as a poll par- rot." The worst thing r.bout the skeleton to the family closet Is that it refuses to remain there. 1 has put their money into Liberty bonds, War Savings stamps, Thrift stamps. Red Cross bene fits and other war things. So said Joe Young here recently when arrest ed for holding rp a pedestrian. "It isn't worth It any more," be said rnefully. "They don't have any doughifs the war." __ Hellam, Pa.ul Small Pin SSOSIIDOM Small Price WRIGIEYS We will win this war Nothing elte really matten until we dot The Flavor Lasts Carter's little liver Pills You Cannot foe .-sswW A Remedy That Constipated andHappy Every time you wrong your neigh bor you harm yourself. If the master is neglectful the serv ant will not be diligent ATTEKTION! Sick"Women To do your duty during time trying times vourhealth should be your consktaatioA. 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