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wijhwifftiriitflrfti mem irnmntnmmM mi wiaiwwiwiwmiaMWwMwMWiqft'MttH rWjUSMMaBCTijrirtMiOt 3 l i i im 5 I JL i HI yWAtWPVO C.XMX rXANKUN c VIACHI fH -r Vsl JACOB St. WCKMSQH Ml jJ SKKi fl''giflWJ; w'CKeKJM ttrmcu IV jtV " XfCHALJ st.AJ.Z.AGR-r ySCCK.STAJS.'x CSAA3t.r GZs sJcic.TA&y iuo PRESIDENT TUFTS OfflMjMILT SKETCHES OF THE NINE EMINENT MEN FORM- ING HIS CABINET. P. C. KNOX HEADS THE GROUP Pennsylvanlan Is Secretary of State Franklin MacVeagh, Chicago Mer chant, Holds the Treasury Portfo lio Jacob M. Dickinson, Tennessee Democrat, to Manage the Army Affairs of the Agricultural Depart ment Left in James Wilson's Hands. Philander Cliaso Knox of Pennsyl vania, secretin y of slato In the cab inet of President Tuft, was born at UrownsvlUe, Pa., In 1853. Ho was Kiadiiatcil from Mount Union college, Ohio, in 1872, and threo years later wab admitted to tho bar. During tho years 187G and 1S77 ho served an as sistant United Stated district attorney lor tho western district of Pennsyl vania. In the lattor year he formed a law partnership with James H. Heed which still exists and which has rep resented many largo corporations, In cluding tho Carnegie Company. Mr. Knox entered President McKlnlcy'a cabinet as attorney general In April, 101, serving until 1901, when ho was elected United States senator from Pensylvania. The latter position he resigned to become tho head of Presi dent Taft's cabinet. MacVeagh for the Treasury. Franklin MacVeagh, secretary of Wio treasury, was horn on a farm in Chester county, Pennsylvania, gradu ated from Yalo In 18G2 and from Columbia Law school In 1801. Ho bo- Good Company. Religion cannot illumlnato philo sophical discussions. Philosophical discussions can confirm religious truths. And therefoto seek tho com pany of truly religious peoplo and of roal philosophers, tho living as woll as the dead. Tolstoy. A Matrimonial Oversight. It never seems to occur to persons who are gottlng married that they ought .o take each othor for good as well as for bettor or worao. Philadel phia Record. Child's Pathetic Suicide. At Bollver, Pa., recontly, Mary Es tella, eight years old, committed sui cide. Sho grlovod ovor tho death of licr mother. "Papa, I am going to shoot," she said, and boforo ho had time to realize tho moaning of tho -words the girl fired a bullet into her temple. To Kill an Evil Odor. Dried orange peel allowed to smol der ona piece of rod-hot iron or on an old shovel, will kill any bud odor in a xoom and leave a fragrant one behind. xrflpmw jw xotji' H saa;cj ivifas qjecKzcrAf&y of VAK,y cf Oi SSAa.E-a j? coMnEQCt ieoz gan tho practice of law In Now York city but ill-health forced him to aban don It and in 1SG3 he went to Chicago and engaged in tho wholesale grocery business.. In this and other commer cial pursuits he has amassed a largo fortune. I3eforo entering tho cabinet ho disposed of his holdings in the big grocery firm and resigned as director of the Commercial National bank of Chicago. Mr. MacVeagh has always been Interested in movements for tho public welfare, locally and nationally. Ho has been president of the Chicago Citizens' association, the Chicago Bureau of Charities and tho Municipal Art League, vice-president of tho American Civic association, and chair man of the Immigration department of tho National Civic Federation. Mr. MacVeagh formerly was a Democrat and In 1891 he was nominated for United States senator by tho Demo crats of Illinois, but was defeated in tho legislature. Ho supported Grover Cleveland, but afterward changed his party allegianco because of the atti tude of tho Democratic party on the money question. Dickinson Is War Secretary. Jacob M. Dickinson of Tennessee and Chicago, tho new secretary of war, was born In 1S51 at Columbus, Miss. Ho graduated from tho Uni versity of Nashville in 1S72 and after ward studied law at Columbia college, at tho University of Lcipslz and in Paris. Ho served several times by special commission on the supreme bench of Tennesseo and was assist ant attorney general of the United States In 1895-97. Wilson Retains His Place. Only ono member of the Roosevelt cabinet retains his portfolio under Mr. Taft. That is James Wilson of Iown, secretary of agriculture. So ex cellent had been his work In that posi tion that there was no serious talk of making a change. Born in Scotland In 1833, Mr. Wilson came to tho United States in 1852 and threo years later settled In Iowa. In 1801 ho ongaged in farming In Tama county. Ho was n member of tho Iowa assembly for three sessions and speaker of tho house for ono session, and also wus a Hint for the Talkative. Thero is much to bo said for silence.' If tho majority of people could bo made to exercise themselves regularly In restraint of tho tonguo the gonoral business of this planet would be con siderably cxpedltod. Pall Mall Ga zette. As Wc Sow, We Reap. Man is tho artificer of his own hap piness. Let him beware how ho com plains of tho disposition of circum stances, for it la his own disposition ho blames. Henry D. Thoreau. To One Kind of Woman. Hero's to tho woman who has a smllo for every joy, a tear for every sorrow, a consolation for every grief, an excuso for every fault, a prayer" for every misfortune, and encouragement for every hopo. What-to-Eat. Peanut Oil Well Llked( In Europo a first-class peanut oil is tho most highly esteemed of vegetable oils after olive oil. It is also used in the manufacture of butter substi tutes. Tho low-grade oils are used for soap. member of tho Iowa stato railway commission. In 1873 ho wns olccteil to congress, serving two terms, and was sent to tho national legislature again for ono term in 1883. Ho was regent of .the Stato university of Iowa In 1870-74, and In 1890 was made director of tho agricultural ox porlment station and professor of agri culture at the Iowa Agricultural col lege, Amos, la. In 1897 ho becamo secretary of agriculture. Postmaster General Hitchcock. Tho first cabinet ofllccr selected by Mr. Taft after his election was Frank H. Hitchcock of Massachusetts, who gavo up his placo as first assistant postmaster general to manage success fully tho Taft presidential campaign. He has been given the offlco of post master gonoral in tho now cabinet. Mr. Hitchcock was born at Amherst, O., in 1807, and graduated from Har vard in 1891 and from Columbia Law school In 1894. Since 1891 ho has been a government ofllclal. Nagel Has Commerce Portfolio. Missouri has been rewarded for Its switch to the Republican column by tho appointment of Chailes Nagel as secretary of commerce and labor. Mr. Nagel Is a loading lawyer of St. Louis and the west. Ho was born In Texas in 1849, moved to St. LouiB when a child and graduated from tho St. Louis Law school In 1873. Ho has been senior member of the law firm of Nagel & Kirby, professor in tho St. Louis Law school and a trustee of Washington university. Jn 1881-83 ho was a member of the Missouri house of representatives, and In 1893-97 was president of the St. Louis city coun cil. Ho is a member of the Repub lican national committee and for years has been an intimate friend of Mr. Taft. He was one of Mr. Roosevelt's most enthusiastic suppoiters. As an attorney Mr. Nagel was identified with several important cases dealing with tho numerous complications In tho affairs of tho Five Civilized Tribes in tho then Indian territory. Navy Under Meyer's Charge. President Taft's secretary of the navy, George Von L. Meyer of Massa chusetts, has had wide experience as a business man, legislator, diplomat and cabinet ofllccr. Ho was born in Boston In 1858 and graduated from Harvard In 1879. Ho then entered business and has been prominently conected with a number of financial and mercantile concerns. His career as a public official began In 1889, 'vhon he was elected to tho Boston common council. Ho then served on tho board of aldermen, and In 1892-9G he was a member of the Massachusetts Isglsla lure, the last two years being speaker of the house. In 1900 Mr. Meyer was sent to Italy as American ambassador, and In 1903 was transferred to Rus sia. In January, 1907, President Roosevelt called him homo to enter his cabinet as postmaster general. This portfolio ho has relinquished for that of the navy. Balltnger Secretary of Interior. After about ono year's service as commissioner of the general land of flco, Richard A. Balltnger of Seattle, Wash., has entered tho cabinet as secretary of tho interior. Ho is a native of Iowa, having been born in Boonesboro in 1858. After attending the University of Kansas and Wash burn college at Topcka, lie went to Williams college, graduating in 1884 and afterward studying law and re moving to Washington. Ho was United States court commissioner In 1890-92 and later was judge of tho supremo court in Jefferson county, Wash. Attorney General Wlckersham. George W. Wlckersham, who be comes President Taft's attorney gen eral, has had the reputation of being ono of the ablest lawyers in New York city. Born In Pittsburg in 1858, ho studied civil engineering In Lehigh university and in 1880 graduated from tho law school of tho University of Pennsylvania. For two years ho prac ticed law in Philadelphia. In 1884 ho becamo associated with tho law firm of Strong & Cadwalladaro, to which Henry W. Taft, brother of tho presi dent, belongs. AMWW How the Snow Comes Down. In a western homo, Lynno, four years old, was kneeling on tho car pet boforo a low window, intently watching tho falling snow as It was rapidly covering tho. prairie. Ho turned and said roverontly: "Aunt Llzzio, God sends It down, and he spreads It so smooth." Delineator. Dally Thought. To rofuso to yield to others when reason or a special causo rcqulro it is a mnrk of pride and aUffness. Thomas a Kcmpls, Blackbird with Two Heads. At Llnwood, near Paisley, Scotland, a blackbird, which Is tho unlquo pro fessor of two almost distinctly formed heads, has been seen. It has two bills;" and has been seen to pick and make use of both, but whether it can pass food through both cannot yet bo defl nltcly stated. World's Largest Incubator, The largest incubator in tho world is" at Datary, near Sydney, Australia. It accommodates 11,400 duck' ocrjl or 14,080 hens' est. ONCE WU MET HI8 MATCH Chinese Diplomat Outwitted by Ameri can Railroad King. Tho wily Wu Ting Fang, tho min ister from Ghlna, whoso frank and penetrating questionings havo niado him tho Joy of newspaper mcniand tho bane of. tho dlplomnt, for onco met his match in n brief encounter with E. H. Ilarriman, tho railroad magnate. Mr. Wu opened on Mr. llnrriman with this naive inquiry: "How did you get control of all theso railroads? What did ypu do?" Mr. llnrriman smiled and replied: "I can answer you best by a story about a prominent capitalist whom I onco met. Ho was summoned to court as a witness and was being questioned as to his personal affairs. " 'What is your salary?' asked tho court. " 'Nothing,' was the unexpected an swer. " 'Well, what Is your incomo from all sources, then?' continued tho court. " 'Nothing,' maintained the witness. " 'What, do you moan to say you have no income vhatovcr?' " 'Yes. " 'How much do you spend in a year?' " 'About ?00,000 or so.' "'If you havo no Income, yet spend $00,000 a year, how do you do it?' was tho sharp rejoinder. " 'Ah,' was the response, 'that is my secret.' " System. His First Visit. Tho wide check of his suit and his monocle pioclaimed his nationality from afar. His first American ac quaintance, met on tho steamer, had supplied him with an immense amount of strange and wonderful information about the United States. "And since you arc an Englishman," it was explained, "every store will at once charge you from five to ten times what they would ask an American." "Eh! What?" said tho Britisher, aghast, and then with a look of great cunning: "But, my word! I shawn't tell them, don't you know!" $100 Reward, $100. Tho readers ol this paper will bo pleased to learfc that there Is at least one dreaded dlseaso that scleneo has been able to euro In all Its stagts, and that Is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh euro Is tho only posltho cure now knon to tho medical fraternity. Catarrh belnss a constitutional disease, requires a constitu tional treatment. Hall's Catarrh euro 13 taken In ternally, actios directly upon tho blood and mucous Eurfacca ol tho system, thereby destroylnc tho foundation of tho disease, and Klilns tho patient strcnuth by building up tho constitution and assist ing nature in dolnz its work. 'Iho proprietors tmo so much faith In its curntivo powers that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any caso that It falls to cure, bend for list of testimonials Address r. J. CIir.NKY & CO., Toledo, O. Bold by all Drueirlsta. 75c. Take Hall's Family Fills for constipation. Frocks and Personally. Tho Englishwoman docs not dirtuso enough personality Into her clothes. If sho Is tall and gaunt she chooses severe tailor-made costumes and looks like a clothes- press. If she is small she tilts on, her enormous curled coif fure, a monster hat and sews a gigan tic Elizabethan frill into the neck of her blouse. London Bystander. "A Question of Value. "Politeness costs nothing," said the proverblallst. 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