TAFT NOW CUSS
ROOSEVELT BACKERS LIKEWISE
CLAIM TO HAVE 261 SAFELY
MASSACHUSETTS IS NEXT
Much Depends on the Primaries Th*r§
on Tuesday.—Clark Still Leads
Democrats With 197 to
Washfi \pril 30.—With the mul
nalying i est* on the Republican
and onfiicting claims as to
!in«trw 'legntes on the demo
atic si' becomes more difficult
wertain what are the
regard to delegates al
o the Chicago and the
I fntions. Many lists i re
experts in this ci y.
I hem agree.
claim for their
11 delegates in-
a eh ti set!
sch the Roosevelt peo
tcd. The claim of the
that they carried the
'i each case, and
re arranged by
id say Taft has
Taft people fol-
Sandwiched between the direct prt
niary states above mentioned are flf
teen or eighteen states that wli:
choose delegates Mtder the old con
vention system. In this division art
Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas
Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Nortk
Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee
I'tah, Washington, West Virginia
Wyon.ing and Texas.
Teachers of Cild Weet.
Des Moines, la., April SO.—Kinder
gartners from all parts of the countrj
have flocked to Ties Moines for th«
19th annual meeting of the Interna
tional Kindergarten Union which be
gnu today and will last until Fridaj
afternoon. Mifcs M.Vl A. MacXinnej
of Brooklyn is presi«ent ot the organi
nation and is to couduct the genera!
sessions of the meeting, the first of
which will be held tonight. At thai
INCOME TAX REPEAL FAi:
WiWtiiSin Lejjislature Quickly Ki'li
Madison, Wis., Ma *o sootier
had the special session oi tap Wlsc^u
Bin leidsleture reorganized than a reso
lution was sprung in each house call
ing upon the governor to call another
soon as this one had adjourned for
^he purpose of repealing the inform
i.ix law enacted at the last session
s nee this law was enacted there ha?
been considerable opposition to its en
forcement in the state because of the
minute analysis required of ea'h cor
poration's or person's business in or
tier to ascertain the amount of tax to
After a brief parliamentary sparring
t'e resolution was defeated in the as
mbly by 62 to 11 and in the senate
by 21 to 6.
Both houses of the legislature or
ganized by the election of officers of
the last session. Speaker Ingram of
Durand was re-elected without the
Generally j.-edieted opposition.
CANADIAN RAlfwAY ME^ KICK
r-otsst Against American Crews on
Winnipeg. May 2.—Committees
tr sides of the line, represent
In srder of conductors, engineers
ar nen, are trying to settle trou
bl le Hill lines between the bor-
Winnipeg, due to American
cr iving b+en put on runs from
flraiui Forks to this city. In the past
these t'nited States trains have been
operated with Canadian crews from
e border to the city. The railway
anagemcnt claims it is the part of
onoiwy to bring trains through with
Grand Forks aad Fargo crews and is
determined to ignore protests. The'
railway orders on the Canadian side
The Ohio primaries will be
May 21. while no plans for campa
ng in the state have been compku U
by either the Taft or the Roosevelt
•nanagers, it is pretty well understood
that both the president and the formal i
president w ill go into the state.
After Ohio will come to New J.
sey primaries, May 29. Colonel Rou-u
velt plans to speak several days in
the state the wee« ..tfore the primar
ioct ar« h»it snrj President Taft alsc
will speak there.
These five primary :tes have i
total of 154 delegate: Massachusetts.
Sfi California, 26 Maryland, 16
Ohio. 4S, and New Jersey, 28. Th«
supporters of President Taft feel that
if he can break even with Col'-ri
Roos»velt in these states his non .ii i
tion will be assured.
vr v O'Shr-a of Madison
where oy uiuiauuv..
^^•a to be print- young spring a sudden setback.
do Evidence of Encroactat
May 2.- resident Taft
:is informed the senate that the de
irtmest of state has no evidence
adequate to show an acquisl
md or any intention or desire
re land, whether directly or
in Mexico by or on the part
arterial Japanese government,
resident's message was in re
o a senate resolution ca'ling
mation regarding an alleged
of land at Magdalena bay by
nese government or y a
itAttSHIP TRUST IS HIT
r:iil Prohibiting Monopoly ned Boats
Unanimously Repcn .ed.
ngton. May 2.—To bring the
eign steamship monopolies
ne scope of the anti trust law
punish them for their "impu-
I defiant" attitude toward the
ial interests of the United
the Humphrey bill providing
monopoly owned steamship
allowed to enter or clear from
i ed States port until the courts
After •. •, v.
«er in utm tin
:rimaries are to be held May 14.
!ar as known here, neither the pr
lent nor Colonel Roosevelt wi
•lertake .- contin* n»
'0 the ,« ue Pacit:
-icted a dissolution of the cor
owning i-t, was unanimously
i by the house marine commit-
GRAIN AND PROVISION PRICES
Duluth Wheat and Plax.
i• i. May 1.—Wheat—To arrive
n track and to arrive-. $2.1T%4
!-'outh St. Paul Live Stock.
'i St. Paul. May 1.—Cattle—
Sr.,[email protected] cows and heifers,
*4 -75 calves, 93.00ij.7.00 feed
:.7"» vj 6.If). Hogs—9T.50'0 7.65.
Lambs, $5.00^t8.75 wethers,
7,00 ewes, 93.00^.6.50 clip
pers, $2.25® 5.75.
Chicago Grain and Provision*.
Chicago, May 1.—Wheat—May.
$1.14 July, 91.11% Sept., 91 fp
l."?7: Corn—May, 80Vsc July, 77%c
Sv 0c. Oats—May, 5fi%c July,
5 .- Sept., 45'4c. Pork—May,$lS.90
24It 28c. Eggs—17^ TI:
Turkeys, 14c chickens.
Ch cago Live Stock.
ay l.-— Cattle- P.( c-ves,
-xas steers, $5.25Tt 7.30
k, 95.65© 7.65 stockers
rjs, 94.25^6.75 cows and
92.75^7.50 calves, 95.50®8.-
WRht, 97.30?'«..55 mixed,
heavy, 97.35©7.85 rough,
pigs, 94.75ft6.85. Sheep—
95.00© 8.25 yearlings, 96.50®
eapolis, May 1.—Wheat —May,
91.11'i July, $1.12% Sept., 91.05%.
Cash close on track: No. 1 hard, 91.
ll1* No. 1 Northern, 91.13^ to ar
rive. $1.13% No. 2 Northern, 91.11%
to arrive, $1.11% No. 3 Northern, 91.-
No. 3 yellow corn, 78fc7»c No.
4 corn, 72ft 76c No. 3 whits oats, 64^
@5r.c to. arrive. 54% No. 3 oats, 52
©531 ,e barley. 7"cft$130- B.« u.
to a i v e 92.12.'
extra session of the legislature as, HALF DOZEN OKLAHOMA TOWNS one day this week when visiting I
BLOWN OFF THE MAP
HUNDREDS HOMES GONE.
Property Loss Will Be Enormou*~»
Seven Killed and Many Hurt
by Tornado in Childress
Oklahoma City, April 30.—Thirty
four persons are reported to have been
killed and more than 100 injured by a
tornado that blew half a dozen Oklaho
ma towns off the map. The property
Ios« is paced at many thousands of
At Lugert, Okla., twenty persons
were reported killed and forty injured
when a rombination freight and pas
senger train was blown from the track.
One woman and three children are re
ported dead at Eldorado. Many were
The storm formed near Eldorado,
about fifteen miles north of the Texas
line, swept through Jackson county
and struck Martha, a small town which
is reported to have been demolished.
No details can be learned from
Warren, with a population of 400,
northeastward from Martha, is be
lieved to have been the next town
struck. Great damage was done there,
but the extent of it cannot be learned.
At Blair, several persons were injured
and a number of towns blown down.
Three houses were blown down and
upward of a dozen persons injured.
A relief train carrying doctors and
norses to Lugert, a town of 200, was
made up at Altus and rushed to Lugert
to care for the injured. It is reported
to have picked up the bodies of ten
persons along the track.
In Washita county, Lone Wolf and
K"ck suffered severe damage. About
dozen persons were hurt at Rock
and half the town was blown away.
Later telegrams and telephone mes
.-iKes state that the town of Colema,
about three miles west of El Reno,
was blown to pieces and many hurt.
Four houses were blown down at Yu
kon, fourteen miles west of Oklahoma
City. Local damage is reported in the
country between El Reno and Yukon.
Foss. Okla ten killed, 25 or 30 in
jured. town badly toin up.
Butler, Okla., nine killed, many tab
Sentinel, Okla., two killed fifty
houses blown down.
Ilinton, Okla., one killed, many in
jured score of buildings blown down.
Hobart, Okla., one killed, many in
jured frcore of builcings blown down.
Hobart. Okla., two known dead, four
others reported dead, several injured
great damage to property.
Rc.ck, Okla., one killed half of town
Calumet, Okla., three killed, six or
Kid'ira, Okla., no news many re
ported killed or injured.
Reports of numerous smaller torna
does have been received from Mineo,
Yukon. Mulhall and points in Garfield
In Texas the storm played great
havoc near Childress, where seven
persons were killed. Thirty farm
buildings were wrecked and a Rock
Island work train of nine cars was
blown from the track. The wind was
accompanied by a veritable cloudburst.
Kirkland. Texas, reported a fall of four
Inches within thirty-five minutes.
Telephone and telegraph communica
tion with the stricken district is para
lyzed. From the information obtain
able, however, at a late hour tonight
it was learned that the death list may
reach far beyond the present estimate.
It is declared that the towns of Lu
gert, Altus, Martha, Eldorado, Calu
met, Blair and Rock were practically
destroyed. In several instances it is
declaied that all of the buildings have
been razed. Structures were torn
apart and pitched about in the wind.
Every effort is being made to rush
aid to the stricken places.
1 N ern, 91.14% No. 2 Northern.
Three persons were killed and prop
erty valued at 9100,000 was wrecked
at the town of Calumet, Okla.
To Learn Secret ot Andree's Death.
New York, April 30.—Convinced that
he is in possession of information
that will lead to the discovery of the
fate of S. A. Andree, the polar ex
plorer, who, with two companions, left
Dane's Island, Spitzbergen, on July
16, 1897, in a gigantic balloon, only
to be lost in the frozen north, Chris
tian Leden, a polar explorer, of the
University of Christiania, left New
York on board the steamship Cincin
nati, this week, for Copenhagen to
complete arrangements for an expedi
tion to search for the ill-fated Andree.
Mayor Robert Dollar Passes.
Santa Monica, Cal., April 30.—Major
Robert I»ollar, 70 years old, prominent gOOd, DOys.
in Grand Army circles, died here.
lie at one time was attorney general
of Dakota territory.
Lusitanla Bertha All Taken.
London, April 30.—There was not
a single berth left on the Lusitanla,
when she sailed for New York. Among
the passengers on oard were Jesse
Straus, son of Isidor Straus, who waa
lost on the Titanic.
he passes over j1-'J*cc°ydi"g
Training in the "Small sweet
courtesies of life., is a wonderful
thing- and will make gracious men
and women of our children. The
charm of "politeness" was felt
the school by the graceful act
a little girl in passing for inspect
ion the books and papers of the
pupils in her grade. The enthusi
astic and correct answers made
in their studies united with the
deep regard shown their teacher,
impressed one most pleasantly.
Children are mirrors -they give
back that which is placed before
the great respon •.
i.i. l.. oi u.vjir
speak of the "thoughtlessness"
of our young people a "little old
•TiiTi'wn." I- going to and from
school they oiten waik liiree or
four abreast chatting eagerly, ap
parantly oblivious ot the existence
nnv one People p-oing n
the opposite direction often st pi
and step aside to let the unbrok
en phalanx pass. The inconven
ienee to the passer-by is very,
very small: the point is. that thej
absorbed as they
are in the conversation among
htniseives ai'e laying themselves
t^-'ir eiders open to critwm
rintr one of the i i
sw curtesies of life,"
The names of pupils in the fol
lowing list are those of the high
i tr in their studies the
i e •jr, u-e»
U ... .• i'i i.' rflyftle
S'.i' ii. :.! 1 ii.
First Grade. Teacher, Miss
Borresen. Agnes Smith, Helen
vj.- e •. :.:!-vt n,
Doris Carpenter, Dorothy
y.r .oiid Grade. Miss lie eve,
eacher. Ruby Culbertson, Alfa
•.in-1. Lvnne Jackman. Gail
1'! i (irade. Miss Reeve, Teach
er ..rarcd Biu\c. .n, Mildred
_/e'.ar.ey, Margurite Moore, Cari
.el Tillotson, John Faragin i,
Ul oue. XVUOiJliii.1...
'v-^er. Bessie Gilancl, Florence
n. Li lian
Recent visitors to the fourth
r.d fifth grades were Mmes. C.
). SimtV Gettman. M.
iiie leacneis anu pupils are ai
ays glad to welcome the parents
anc friends, and ^extend to all a
cardial invitation to visit them at
1 r\\'.yi SCHOOL
Rudolph Buckholz has gone to
.viorristown. S. D. to engage in
railroad work with his father.
Edwin Howie left last week v
help with spring work on a claim.
Esther Brill, obliged to give up
her studies on account of the ill
iieas oi her mother.
The "Class Fight" seems to
,avc quieted down, but they may
e 'only spleepmg."
Why not have a free lunch
counter for the school boys who
are in the habit of going unin
vited to parties and making away
with thei eireshments. Was the
ice cream at the Senior reception
Oh, them "Hookey Days"
One View of Washington.
Washington, April 30.—The capital
city is so naughty that "the man In
the moon holds his nose every time reasonable seciiril V, no
Kammond. of che World Purity Fed-1
at once. Alwo
For the Outing Season.
For the Fresh Air Campaips.
For Freightsor, Movers and
Tents of all sizes from 8x10 to 14x20,
Made of the best materia! and!
Wagon Covers, Tarpaulins, Etc.
season w.th bea.:'.
Spring Butte Jingles.
breaking to do. Or will »-ll the
full equipment on yearn timr
medical aid. His many friends sre
u'lad to hear of his improvement and
hope to soon see him regain his health.
Mrs. Benson was to town Monday,
having taken her sister and family in,
they taking the train to Montana
ere they will make their home.
o.^.u Walters entei tit iiu 1 the
Aid \V'i-linoiinyoflaSftweek A targe
.'rowu was pnMnt and the aft.-rnoo:.
Mr. K. O. Mi-Lain is busy puttii
in the eroioMt the Martin Fitzgeraiu
place. He will soon move his familv
i' u (tottlirv will reside d'lt'ifiy
:ith entered the home of Mr. C.
KulUoma Kridtty April 2t. and took
f-om there the spirit of a loving wife.
I nn. i ni services were held from the
li i Saturduy u tie tin oti. llev. Al
conducted the services.
The remains were laid at rest in the
Sprlna Hutte cemetery. She leaves
to mourn her departure a Im^baud
iufattl daughter, a father and mother.
1 s i s e s a n w o o e s
i my rel stives.
can hardly resist them. But va
cation is not far otf and we must
keep our standing
We want to rent several httft*
dred acres of land to put in with
our engine and mn linery. we
will put it in on the I erop plan
Mr. ami Mm. D. C, Condon from
tht? Mouth Grand river called at
i'loKHantridgc to da\.
'down nor payments. The Willev
Mr. A. M. Antlerson, from 1 .odg*
pole, jr.! not t(e 1.:tT1 yame here this
Mr. 4w, Dotipy U herding sheep
I'or W. F, «'row this week.
John Sehnnerle and wife were seen
iti t'l«'tt*nnliidgo today.
•liihn Hlo»itn t|ift to lo ik
fin *vot k
Main Street LEMMOX, 6. L.
PARK'S FLORAL MAGAZINE
1 Ue oldest and best journal of its class in theworl-i. Each ni.-.
•.•tr contains from 32 to 6-1 pages m-istly 64), and every pa^-c «,
reading alxiuods with appropriate ilhiHtrati cs and prHtlical
nor-il iuforu-ation. It is entirely ikral, and ju.it what ev«iv
verof a Karden needs. It Wlis new p.'ar.ts and *r
.lMct-pcsU aad diseases and to set rid ot'O'eni. aiid
tcuiries upon any llorul topic, only IK rents for a 3-year sur
crip'i'-n, and either a collection of Ftowcr or Vc utaoleSeeds.
CHOICE FLOVVL51 SEEDS.
Astti-.»' i ilo» Market. Bi'ientlid iU»ui»ie fn nutun^j
blui\N\ u». *ik. crimson and varlefrateii. a Uczea of tlio u* .:
b»'nt iiit fluent mixture. 5
larH« *ur. l»uhk Ur-tncbh.tr. a us oa plaDt f-A.
o i i i i a brnncbiiig 1 tt:o tree wrwtthei Willi dout v
fl we if raanv nob color* beautiful mixture. !5 cehts.
Pan**. i riant
u••and strain imported Mom a nprni tn
plar.U ?-tx*ky. and covered the entire fi*a»"i.
%v th e, liagrai't. rieb-c« lored
retunia, snpcrh Hoddin^. the inort iioe-i itKMinrtir. -uiittiant :n.1
!»h"wv i.f Kkddi:g compact and a inassof all eea«
n-w r-.l -r« and vanegati«n^ w..ndcr(ully attractive mixture3 ot-.
Plilox Driiuiiiioudii. pluritf a f« «*t L.gh. r«»rered the en^ro
chisteis of bh»"ru tn a wonderful Tan*t
of and vani'p-.fiou* wlxture, 5 cents.
Now Japan, tlio Ui'»Ft beaut.tul summer fi--.wer* j-lante
b.« toin e.irly, freelv and cop.t.numiHly: tlow^rn large, glowing in
i s-.r and var'ogation, single rmd lioul le mixture. 5
Peppy, New dialer, a gl«.»r:'»u« annual. nurpafWing 'ill «»ther arn
aie». "iioa in bloom ti«'Wer* large, in masses, and sbuwir.g mopt
e\• p11" te new color* mixture. 5 cents.
orlula«a. l.hrge |o*ereI. low. branching, succulent plant*.
.ve.viii Mem and foLa«e. and gorgeous and everbloouuug iti
whte. r'v^e. scarlet, yellow, talniou, striped mixture. 6 cN
s.« i»oa*. New I-aigH-tl'-wered, deliei.iusly scented, beautiful.
oa«nv ire.iff-i a'll tiif i.t'ff nhadeH an f• r11: n. xed. 5 cents.
Xij^ed bundled* of flowers, old and new yields a wonder
ful varictv »f kKuN. ^ra«thiDg new erery nu rntng tbroughout the
w. in this mixture you wili often meet with some old favor
ite v lone printed. Pri^e 5 cent*.
CHOICE VEGETABLE SEEDS.
BfH, Tmrt"\-! Kr.rlv 7' 'Mi ve: y ea.^v. tmdc: sweet an-i
kcti-d «cli. J-* II'. I-V
fahhsgf. t-^trly Solid Cone, the earliest of Cabbage:
i I heads, i-risp, tender and delicious every plant forms a
rkt. 5c, /_ 15c. '4 lb. 50c.
.bftatre. Lute Flat lut« h. improved tbe roost valuable
'.ii.b.igo -r a general er«-p. t:.»ge. Lard lu-ail«. sweet, cnbjj,
tl^V'ired keep-s well. Pkt. 5 c. oz. tSc.
ueumhpr, Wbito Spine of medium size, early. crNp. very
i..[, iluctive. fine for slicing or pp'kl'ng. Pkt. fc. oz. 15c.
I.fllucf. Drumhead, a splendid fiort large, beautiful
vellow, compact heads fender, rich and buttery
n.ir !v, hardy and pn.tluctive Pkt. 5c, 07. 8c. Hlb ^Oc.
Onion, Danver's Yellow, produces fine, large Onion* fror
the fliu^t growu very sweet, tender and ruild ut
.:»1 its^ed Hither raw or cooked k*^p»» well. Pkt 5c. oz
par%dlp. «iueri'isey.the be-t varlptv huge, smooth,
to" :.•, «ugary. and of tiue flavor. Pkt. 5c. oz. 8c. lb. 20c.
ICHflish. xt*d. This mixture Is specially prepared from
p. :v. n ed-uiu and l.tU sorts, and wdl supply KadishM
theseas^'n. P'kt. 5c, *•?. ^c. lb 70c.
Toiiula, Mat -h!e«-s, the earliest of Tomato- very smooth,
pr lie. r'oh red. solid, even-ripening, and net* from rotor
rra-'klnc »*st for shc:ng or canning. Pkt.. 5c. oz. :'0«v
i Turnip. Purple-top Olobe. the Improved sort from France
floiid. sw^ot. tender and keet^s well decidedly the
best hirnip that can be grown. Pkt. 5c. ..z. *c. ih. 'JtV.
The-e v#»ge'.u!es are all first class, and the -eeds are fre?
and unsurr-asM-d In qualuy There are none letter. Kither o
lection N woith 50 ents. but will be lncludel with Paf*
SEEDS are all guaranteed to be fresh and ful
and '-an b* relied uf*-n. He offers tberu w^.:
ent: "nfid-'j.-e as t-- their vitality and ^aality.
H- T. Hanson has
^hop open now ant
i i i a I i i a
Mr. .ind Mr. \N":n
joioir.- over a
at there place A
Henry Ellwai l" i
antridge the oil
S. A. Samu n'
from Iowa a fi
a v e e e n v i s i s-
Burt Read is herdi
r.w now dnvs. Mr
increasing quite rapi
Mrs, Jessie Ridinf
enridge came up to tf
other day on
Mstt Rande n
Swee this spri: .:
Roll Loomis- nvo
Montana, wher- ti- i
after his cattle.
The around is
now, the crops ar# h
and things look fa
Moid their -ou|oiln u. th,
vith Read's gii
Fairfax. S. D. a ie«
will reside on his c!a
Moving outfit, and
to take up
large as well as swal
short notice, guarantet'Hl
and prompt work.
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