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And about those flies—!
There nre no good flies except dead
Some straw-hat symptoms are mani
Astronomers, on the other hand,
learn something new every day.
Judging by some of th<‘ recent fle
mind than are legally dm Ian !
Candidates for parliament It H
garv are being pelted wi'h st.-ti
Has Hung try no ee.ld M ■ i
Soon some nervous people will be
gin worrying about what the comet
will do when it returns seventy live
The "Cl ntech cot ktall Is the
latest, but the man who drinks it
probably does not feel like crowing
the next morning.
The price of skunk skins has ad
vanced 100 per cent., so expect a big
rise in several kinds of mink, seal and
ermine next winter.
Kissing is safe, says a Tioston phy
sician. Tlic young man's fancy will
turn this spring, no doubt, with far
more than its usual intensity.
New York suburban railroads have
raised the rate to commuters. Here Is
a new incentive for the flyingmachine
man to continue his activities.
From Lynn com< y of bread
buried in dry sand and kept sound and
sweet for 25 years. This seems to be
another hint for cold-storage men.
"Do not toil a boy how bad lie is,"
says tlie superintendent of a boys
Ichool. No. he might get haughty
over having achieved such distinction.
Kansas will continue to raise corn
and put money in the hank without
getting jealous or excitt d over dia
mond discoveries in the neighborhood.
Railroads are having trouble fixing
transportation charges on women's
hats. They rre not heavy enough to
gr, by weight. Why not charge by the
Thanks to the California experi
menters It is now possible to eat cacti
and roses. It’ll be long before this
prickly fodder takes the place of meat
The scientists may prove or dis
prove the dangers in kissing, hut It
will take all the king b horses to stop
It—and no one seems to be rounding
up horses, either.
The 11 --bands' union tin Id invi
tlgnte the ease of tic man who*.- wife
beat him wItli her tl.-t-, a stove poler,
a hammer, and then ha i him arrested
for assault mil battery.
An engineer who ran his engine
Into a tl ala ah t.l i f 1.'' . say s that
the l.ord ordered him to do It. thus
predicating anotl or . of onb rs
gone aw ry in tran ut;i - on.
School i l.il !. n in \ . tons HH- s
are voting ill. t tl:. ('.fee; cki r and
the It’.snm tj • -it F nr a f Inly
The children s. e tin pi i.t \vn a you
present it to then it: ti • right way.
Somebody ha t- uud out how to
make coffi from dandelion root . hut
there is no itninedh t- dan • r that thi
dandelion cr< p w ill l. • a taiInr. ow ing
to the fact that a h . been found
The Ornithologists’ union of New
York ha: i : ■ ken *• try to tore
the w ild i i ii. !' -hat tm niber- id
the Orni ts’ 1111.0:1 1 nothing
else that may be rivarded as worth
while to di
It Is tin Intel a * ini and noteworthy
fact that oa th fun ot the
law of dune. 1 ■ 7. th • 7 : ot which
1. to simplify the - t :m. tc which ere
the nee -in y p. el ■ :na: i to t > r
ring., th r. 11: i \ lieen t-u" •• weddings
n France than at any period sim the
beginning of the last c* nturv, with tie
exception ' tic > ir I'M ' .:i* i I'l;
n the torn - r ot v. ha : t. comrtteted
unions to eiiiio Icing nut off to
fight, while m the latte jnat.y wed
ding, took pi.ee which had 1 . n d.
layed by thi war with t; ■ rmany.
That subtT : rim- vi ss<ds can make
extended tf.i : is shown ' a r • . nt
experience with th V per. o n. 1 by
the United Stat> , which, in < mmaitd
of a mldshipn; n. i m isT miles, from
a point off th' N . h Carolina < ast to
Annapolis Hith rto no stieh attempt
has been made ot course, the voyage
was made on tt, surface, as submar
ines dive only when such action is
considered necessary Hut that th<
Viper could po safely for such a dis
tanee, unaccompanied ty an\ convoy
Is taken to show that such craft tire
capable of more independent service
than was supposed.
In Zurich, Switzerland, the people
have a custom of burning an effigy of
winter in the streets If it would hell
to bring winter to an end the custom
might well be adopted in other places
China has taken another great step
toward western civilization and the
emancipation of its women. The
daughters of the Chinese minister at
Washington have learned to make
fudge. When the American sohoolgir'
atmosphere gets into any home, how
ever orientalized, things are bound to
ROYAL WELCOME :
v/ast Throng Greets the Former
President at New York.
HE IS MET AT QUARANTINE
Escorted to the Battery by a Great
Flotilla—Speeches and Land Pa
rade—Affair Is Spontaneous
and Non Partisan.
New York.—He has come back!
Theodore Roosevelt returned to
Ills native land June is. and was given
a welcome borne such as was never
before accorded to a citizen of this
republic. The whole country joint 1
In it, and it was so spontaneous and
so utterly non-partisan that it could
not but be most flattering to the for
Since emerging from the African
Jungle the latter part of March, Mr
Roosevelt has her n the guest of near
ly every European ruler and almost
unprecedented honors have been .
shouted their greetings to “Teddy"
as he passed and the factories and
mills added the noise of their whis
tles to the general din.
So It went all the way up to Twen
ty-third street, where the parade
turned and made Its way back to the
Battery. At that historic spot at the!
lower end of Manhattan Island Col
onel Roosevelt landed to receive the
formal welcome home.
Welcomed by Mayor Gaynor.
In an enclosure In the center of Bat
tery ] ark were 200 distinguished
guests, including senators, represent
atives, ambassadors and close per
sonal friends of Mr. Roosevelt. Sur
rounding this enclosure was another
r< served space which was occupied by
about 2,500 prominent men nnd mem
bers of the big reception committee.
The cheering and music were al
most continuous as the colonel eli
te red the i ark. but Anally quiet was
r* stored and Mayor Gaynor stepped
forward and delivered a cordial ad
dress of welcome on behalf of the na
tion an.d the city. Mr. Roosevelt re
sponded briefly but feelingly, and
short speeches were made by several
other prominent men. Much as he
would have liked to be present to
greet bis predecessor. President Taft
was kept away on account of his olli
cia! position and by a previous en
Parade Through the City.
When the speech making was over.
BEFORE AND AFTER THE TRIP
heaped on him. The reception by
tils fellow ritizens was a fitting cl!
max to his triumphal tour and must
have been the most satisfactory event
connected with it.
Flotilla Meets Him at Quarantine.
More than a month ago every avail
able craft in New York harbor had
he , n engag' d for the day, and Hu
morous big organizations, like the Re
publican club of New York and the
Hamilton club of Chicago, had char
tered regular coast line steamers.
Karly in the morning this immem<
flotilla sailed far do- n the bay, and
vhen, about ;> o'cloek, the scouting
oigs and motor boats cat.: ' flying in
with the word that the Kaiserin Au
guste Violet ta was appr liir.g. all
made ready ior the first greeting.
As the big liner came into sight, ev
ery whistle or. every vessel was tied
; .-n and shriek d the w* home to the
the parade through the city street*
started. It was originally Intended
to conclude the reception with a mon
ster parade, and invitations were fs
sued io various organizations through
out the country. Within a few days,
however, the committee was flooded
with so many applications that the
parade feature had to lie in part aban
doned Organizations from Maine to
California and from the Gulf to the
Gr : : I.e'u's requested places In tin
lino of march, and if the project had
hca carried out, the procession would
have ext nded from the Battery to
the Harlem river and back again, a
distance oi L'! miles, and the people
who had travel <1 hundreds of miles
to so'- R< e veR would have been de
pri\'d of ihf> ]■sure. In order to
« \ er"oi:m this • Coach* so that no one
would be offended, a unique arrange
ment was adopted by the committee.
k row htt tto/raph, oop5 Ii.' rniterwood Si l mlerwoiM N. Y
THE VOYAGER HOMEWARD BOUND
returning wanderer Colonel Roose ;
| volt, with Mr.-. Roosevelt and Ker
| mit by his side, stood on the deck.
! waving his hand and smiling the fa
1 miliar smile, and the waiting thou
| sands cheered him again and again.
Reception Comrr Ittee Takes Him.
At Quarantine the necessary for
j mnlities were rjtih kly oyi r and the
official reception committee took the
colonel and his party aboard its rev
enue cutter. That vessel at once
started up the harbor and all the gaily
decorated craft, filled with clubs and
private parties, fell in behind and
ormed a most spectacular water pa
ade. On almost every boat was a
jand, and all the way the musicians
layed at the top of their lungs. The
bores were black with people who
All organizations that wished to par
ticij;11 in the parade were assigned
certain blocks along the line of
martli. for instance, one or two
blocks wore assigned to some visiting
c'.t.b and the next to the public, and
'I lie procession Itself was compara
lively small and was led by the mount
ed police of New York, who were fol
lowed by the police band on foot.
Then came the escort of 500 Rough
! Riders under the command of Robert
Hunter of Oklahoma city, president
! of the organization. Colonel Roos©
| velt came next In a carriage, and hit
carriage was followed by a long pro
! cession of vehicles containing the
j members of the committee and th«
THEODORE ROOSEVELT, JR,,
WEDS MISS ALEXANDER
Eldest Son of Former President and Pretty New
York Girl Are Married in Gotham—Will
Reside in San Francisco.
New York.—The Fifth Avenue Pres
byterian church was the scene of a
wedding on .June L’O that attracted the
attention and interest of the nation—
that of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., and I
Miss Eleanor liutler Alexander.
A large number of prominent neo j
pie witnessed the ceremony, but nat
urally the most noticed person in the
church, after the bride and groom, was I
Col. Theodore Roosevelt, father of the
young man who was entering the state
of matrimony. The date of the wed- |
vard, but In the main be has been less
enthusiastic on the subject of life In
the open than his father and brother
Kennit. Ho has always been of a
studious nature and his romance with
Miss Alexander is said to have had
its beginnings in the mutual love of
tiie young people for music. For
ail that "Teddy. Jr.,” has eschewed the
sensational in outdoor athletics, he did
participate two years ago in a bal
loon flight from Washington, in
which he and the two army officers
OYSTER BAY SCHOOLHOUSE.
Where Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Attended School When a Boy.
ding had been set to permit the at
tendance of the former president, and
this was one of his very first social en
gagements after his return from
abroad, for he landed in New York
only two days before.
Mrs. Snowden Fahnestock, who be
fore her own recent marriage was
Miss Elizabeth IJertron, was the ma
ron of honor, and the bridesmaids
were Miss E*hel Roosevelt, Miss Jes
sie Mi'.lington-Drake, Miss Janetta
\lexander. Miss Jean Delano and Miss
Rev. Henry M. Sanders, a great
uncle of tHe bride, officiated, assisted
by Dr. Gordon Russell of Cran
ford, N. J.
After the ceremony the bridal party
who were his fellow passengers had
seme rather exciting experiences.
There was r.o little surprise on the
part of the public when Then
i: re, Jr., upon completion of his col
lege course t vo years ago, chose a
business career as his life work and
till more wonder was aroused when
lie took employment in a Connecticut
carpet factory in order to gather
knowledge at first hand of the practi
cal siii- of carpet manufacture. He
started at the lowest round of the lad
der. as an unskilled workman at a
small salary. Of course he was pro
moted as he mastered the intricacies
of the business, but he continued to
live quietly in a modest boarding
Louse. Many persons were skeptical
Reading From Left to Right: Theodore Roosevelt. Jr., Mrs. Roosevelt, Mn.
Lcngworth. Lirz Anderson.
was entertained at the home of the
bride’s uncle, Charles II. Alexander
At least a part of the honeymoon will
be spent at Sagamore Hill, the court
try homo of the Roosevelt family at
Oyster Hay, Long Island. Later in the
summer the young couple will start
for San Francisco, where Mr. Roose
velt U to be In charge of the inter
ests ot the carpet manufacturing tlrm
with which he has been associated
for sonic time.
The love story of the young couple
has been a quick-moving romance.
Tlo ir i ngagement was announced only
la.-t winter and the news was cabled
it) Colonel Roosevelt, resulting In the
speedy receipt of his approval and
congratulations. The bride, who is
the daughter of Henry Addison Alex
ander of New York, is twenty-one
years old, of a little more than me
dium height, slender and of very at
tractive appearance, having an espe
cially beautiful complexion. She Is
as animated as her famous sister-in
law, Mrs. Alice Roosevelt Longworth,
whose house guest she was for a time
just before Mrs. Longworth sailed for
England to join her father.
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., strongly re
sembles his father in looks, but is de
cidedly reserved and is generally cred
ited with being fur less democratic
than certain other members of the
family. As a boy he rode horseback
and engaged in all the other outdoor
pursuits of the Juvenile Roosevelt clan
at their home at Oyster Hay, and he
took some part In athletics during his
preparatory school course at Gro
ton and bis collegiate course at liar
ns to whether young Roosevelt would
stick to so prosaic an existence, but
Ite Is 1 vii'er.tly determined to win his
fortune in this sphere.
Garden Work an Aid to Beauty.
Working in tie v.-.rdi n and puking
flowers Irak' g< ntle i \i reiso that
tends to improve the figure. Many so
rietv women believe Ibis, and on I.ong
island there as sai i to he a score of
society women who are resorting to
this treatment for health and elas
ticity. Mrs O H. I’. Helmont spends
much time in her garden in South
ampton. Mrs. Herbert M Hnrrinmn
and many othei- say tuey delight to
pick flowers, a.id the question lias
been raised whether they are not fol
lowing tlie advice of a beauty special
ist who advises this for health and
the form. “If a woman is in earnest
about becoming slim," snvs the beauty
doctor, “she will use tiie same mus
cles in working over a flower bed ns
she will in exercising in a gymnasium.
Weeding seems prosaic, but it is ex
cellent exercise. One of my patients
came to me recently and said she
wished to develop her arms nnd her
shoulders. I told her to go home and
run the lawn mower. She was start
led at first, but finally she followed
iny advice and it did her a world of
Wat for Forest Conservation.
Housewife—Are you willing to chop
some wood for your dinner?
Plodding Pete—Sorry, mum, but I
am u Plnchot man.—lioeton Traa
i AH Over Arkansasi
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ACCUSES FATHER OF ASSAULT
Wealthy Farmer Accused by Dau
ter of a Serious Ci»->e. 3*
Clarendon.—A warrant was ham*
for tho arrest of J. M. Virden I
wealthy farmer of this county £
accused of attempting t0 assault his
17-year-old daughter, Rv i. Virden ■
alleged to have jumped bis bail and
let the county. He was arrested on
complaint of his daughter, wh0 H<u
an affidavit swearing that h,.,. fath",
had subjected her to abu-es and had
attempted an assault upon her. u
was held in $1,000 hail for pn liinin,r!
examination, and bond v, . furnish-it
hv a merchant of Clarendon. \v;ne
the ease was called by Justice Torre*
Virden failed to appear, although hi
daughter was present to press tb*
charge. Justice Toney immediately
forfeited the bond an i is-med a beach
warrant for the arrest of Virden
E. W. Perrin Named for Legislature
I.ittie Rock.- H. W. I>< rrin of this
city will be the Socialistic rand date
for representative from PuWti
county in the lower branch 0f the
state legislature, as tlm result of a
dec'sion reached at the Pulasai com.
tj convention of Socialists jn ^r.
gent a. A platform was adopted.
Among other things, the platform ft
vnrs the ‘'abolition of liquor licenses
anu the substitution 11, »t'or of „lu
nicipal ownership and (iteration of
saloons, subject to appro-. j| 0f the
people by a referendum vote of the
district whereat they are ureposed to
Strikebreakers Refuse tc Work.
Little Rock.—Five Iron Mountain
strikebreakers arrived li e frutn St.
Louis to take tin- pl.uco of striking
machinists, hut refused to go to work. ]
They say they were toll in st, Loai*
that they were being taken to a min- *
iug camp to eo.ik and wait on tin ’
tables. Th v claim tha they paid a
labor agent in St. Louis $2 each for 1
g ttieg them work, and that whtn
t1' v arrived here they found a striae
on and refused to work.
Big Bridge Contract Is Let.
Fort Smith.-Tin- For* Srulth-Vaa
Huron bridge contract ha been let
Kalimann <fc Me Murray of Kansas City 3
'Hired tile sub-structure for $148,213 j
and the Arkansas Bridie Company of
Fort Smith, but owned principally by
pro id-nt Albert IP Ithu k of St. Louis,
secured the superstructure, at a bid
of s11 .",1 :>4, tli ■ total cost of the
bridge to be 404.
Sues Iron Mountain for $35,000.
Prescott Ira K 7 r, In Ins father,
(e i g-* \V Ki'er, has fi! d a suit in
tin- Nevada circuit court against the J
S'. Louis, Iron Mountain »i .-outhera j
Pullway Company in the j-’itn of IMr j
pun damage - and n imnitive dani- j
a--is, on account of in ju. i -t received j
hy being knocked off t moving j
height train liv a In d: -n a on Jaa- j
uary 2, as alleg d in the < >u plaint.
Poisoned by To-mtocs
Hope The farnil i f h .N Morrow,
who r- ides in the ipm -rti suburbs
of tiie city, were yioi-< :r■ i by pto
maines, from i at ng canned •musttvs.
Mi. Morrow and time of the children
wc<-e not greatly affected by rbe P"i
• on, but i' is stated t' at jiis wife and
another child tire in a dangerous «•
Jail Delivery Is Frustrat-’d.
For* Smith. (liven solitary r°B’
fi; up tit for attempt n ’ o cs’iipe Of
dinging through the wall ubd .lito 1 ■9
jaiic-i s office, the* whi'o prisoners in
tin county jail tore up 1 h(fr()D
t' or in tlttdr ce ll: and started f° 1 *g
a tiitit.el under the found.,,:on of tie
luiilding before they were di~ ‘Ove.fd.
An Aeroplane for Texarkana.
Texarkana. B. N HulLurd, m-n
tiger of the Spr nglakc F; rk, has p’
reived a bill of la ling for an sea
plane front the tuanuf u'ers a! SJ
incuse, New York, and an exh-bi. a
wilt be given July 4. ! "hi 1"
i aide of carrying two pi -a-nger® *** j
eral hundred fee; biuh
Agricultural School Is R®a°>’' .
Montirolio.—Tho r.iato A^rlculturu
Fdi >ol locali <1 at Mentis' do is F*_
paring for the open n ■ in Sl'pteB*/
and will have in roadim - ncc°m»
dat ions for 400 students Many
plications are now being received 101
Deposits Increased 54 Per Cent'
Kvening Fluid- -As an ind'.cajj
of business conditions in o'1'se< ^
a statement just Issiud I'V ,nP 8i
of Evening Shade shows tna dtp -
In Hint institution have Il^e,lSeltj1j,
pe- cent within the past 1- 1110 j
Monte Ne Will Get Lights.
Monte Ne.—A contract has bee
her*’ for an electric light ' lan, ^
completed in 30 days. 'A r' ° jdly j
waterworks is being pusliea ^
and will be finished in In' ne
Farm Hand Killed by Fre ^*rs
old, an employe on Captain ^
farm, was Btruck by a f',,,i’
on the Hock Island railroaii_
was lying asleep on the tr,l< trau
a mile west of Eden when
^ .if o^*
Workman Ha« Both Legs
Cotter—Tobe Atkins, a v0“ %hop«
employed in the Iron M01,11 1 pott
here, fell benearti an e"g', (njaftd
his legs were cut off. an‘* 18
a a» prov# fatal.
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