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WONDERFUL EXHIBITION
Soma of the Great Peatnno of the Pint
Greater Amerioa Expoaitioo.
THE SUPERB ELECTRICAL DISPLAY
From July 1 to Norember 1 tho Cltj of
Omaha Will Welcome Visitors to s
Magnificent Exhibitloa.
Since the institution of tho first
primitive fair for the exchange of
wares among ancient tradesmen, it
has been grander and more interesting
than its immediate predecessors. The
Greater America Exposition will be no
exception to this rule. In the variety
and novelty of its educational and
amusement features it will without
question surpass the exposition of 1898.
Its exhibits are not only more numer
ous, but more novel and instructive
than* were those of a year ago. The
amusement concessions, also more nu
merous, present many novelties and
all aro grander in design and propor
tions than those ot any former exposi
tion. The illuminations and pyrotech
nical displays will be upon a scale of
magnificence heretofore not atempted,
and a line of special features and days
is contemplated of almost sensational
interest.
One of the eroweing features of
the exposition is the electrical illumi
nation. The display of last year was
conceded to be the most effective ever
ENTRANCE TO FINE ARTS BUILDING.
arranged, and that has ueen vastly im
proved upon. The exposition is grand
and beautiful by day, but when dark
ness spreads its sable wings then a
fairy city springs into existence, each
outline defined, each tower and min
aret clear cut and brilliant with my
riad Hashing stars of changing chim
mering lights. Last year 30,000 elec
tric lights were used in the illumina
tion of the court of honor; this sum
mer 5,400 lights Hash and gleam fiom
cornice and from arch, from balus
trade to lofty spire, from pillared col
onnade to guilded dome reared high in
air.
The splendid electrical fountain at
the western end of the lagoon is a ver
itable rainbow of changing lights, now
clearest green, and then from sprays
and showers of crimson to all the col
ors of the rainbow mingled, shifting,
changing, a dream of fieeting meauty.
Around the court, gardens of tropical
plants bloom by day and blossom yet
moro brilliant hues by night. Over
3,000 lights clustered and colored to
represent the full-bloom flowers, lights
the foliage and gives the effect of fairy
gardens the like of which has never
been equaled or approached. Conceal-
SECTION OF COLONADE.
ed lights throw Into bold relief ench
group and figure of statuary upon the
buildings.
The bluff tract has 3,000 more lights
than last year and tho horticultural
building stands out in u blaze of ra
diant beauty. One hundred and eigh
ty-seven additional arc lights nave
been placed about the grounds, some
eighty of these around the now half-
PRESS BUILDINO.
The Indian band from Tucson, Arlz.,
will be la attendance at the Exposi
tion.
mile race track which has boon tosftt
on the north tract and whore races will
be run at night. This Is to be one of
the novel features of the exposition.
Enough to say that the experience
of last year has been utilised to the
full, that the dark places have been
touched as with the wand of a wiz
ard, and thtLt Electrical Superintend
ent Rustin has prepared a fairy scene
brilliant and gorgeous beyond compar
ison.
In the mater of exhibits the First
Greater America Colonial Exposition
has been most fortunate. When the
exposition was first talked of some
doubt was expressed as to the possibil
ity of securing a sufficient number of
attractive exhibits to fill the Immense
buildings, but that doubt has been ob
scured by the necessity of economizing
space in order that all who applied
might he accommodated. The United
States government building contains
a special exhibit. The entire contents
of the famous Libby Prison War Mu
seum are displayed. It is composed of
the relics of the wars of this nation,
and is of great historical importance
and value. In one part of the building
will be shown an immense collection
of the relics and trophies of the late
war with Spain; the campaign in Cu
ba and Porto Rico. From the Philip
pine islands will come four car loads
of curious and interesting exhibits,
relics of Dewey’s famous victory, tro
phies of the war in and about Manila,
and interesting objects collected from
various parts of the islands. In addi
tion to ariyjhis will be tha regular gov
ernment exnibit of life-saving appara
tus, etc., and in a oprner of the build
ing the fisheries exhibit will be shown.
Th,e display in all the principal
buildings gives promise of far surpass-
ing that of the Trans-Mississippi Ex
position. Manufactures building is
filled with a bewildering display, and
there is demand for more space than
can be found. In the wav of live ex
hibits—that is, machinery in operation
—lt is probable that this exposition
will surpass, in extent ana variety, all
previous efforts. Machinery Hall will
be filled with this exhibit. Silk weav
ing from the beginning with the raw
silk to the completion of the cloth;
the manufacture of hats, from the raw
material to the finished article; in
short, a hundred different articles of
commerce being made at the same
time, and under one roof. In the elec
tricity building will be seen all that
Is latest and most interesting in elec
trical apparatus and appliances; dyna
mos, telephone exchanges
of lighting, heating and cooking. In
brief, scores of interesting and curious
things such as can only be found in a
display of this kind, and which must
be seen to be appreciated
The colonial exhibit will consist of
many interesting articles of commerce,
industry, and manufacture, from our
foreign possessions. Implements of ag
culture, arms, vehicles, native dress
and ornaments, products, plants and
fruits, are a few of tho many interest
ing things now on the way from Cu
ba, Porto Rico, Hawaiian islands, and
the far off Philippines. A large num
ber of the natives of these several Is
lands of the seas will bo nt the exposi
tion, and will doubtless make one of
tho most interesting features of tho
great exhibition.
To those who aro Interested in tho
national question of Imperialism the
villages of the native islanders will bo
at once a revelation and a sourco of
varied information. Whether the Fili
pino is capable of solf-government or
whether It is safe to offer his country
a pluce in the sisterhood of states aro
questions best answered after a care
ful study of the nmn himself. In tho
native village ho will live as in Ills
inland home. His dress, manners, cus
toms, ceremonies and religious ob
servances will not be added to nor de
tracted from, and the daily occupation
by which he lives when at home will
be faithfully adhered to,
CAUSE AND EFFECT.
Tht Utile 014 Led? 'Dressed la Simple
Black
It was at the opening of the Imperial
Institute, aaya a writer in the London
Academy. They had given me a seat
high up In the high marquee. There
t stood—the occasion was too exciting
to sit—and for an hour watched the
alluring panorama. The place was a
blaze of oolor. The uniforms, the gar
ments of the Indian princes, the flag.?,
the gay decorations, the dresses of the
women—captivated the senses. w And
all the while a band played Joyously
and voices rippled In laughter and talk,
and the roar of the multitude outside
drummed through all.
But it was the eye that captained the
senses that day. Never has my vision
been so surfeited; and as the place
filled and the bodyguard ranged them
selves on either side of the throne I
telt that the appearance of her majesty
must form a kind of anti-climax, for
the tale was told, the eye could hold
no more. Whatever of pride, of birth
and splendor.'of show and richness the
world could produce was there. The
ripest stage management could do no
more.
Then a roar from outside broke into
my reverie, trumpets fan-fared, the
doors were thrown open, and on the
threshold appeared a little old lady in
black, who walked with difficulty
along the path that led to the throne.
In deepest black —a little old lady—
quite simple, the simplest body there —
Victoria R. I. Oh, it was immense—
the effect! Tho idea! Think of it!
DOROTHY DREW.
Dorothy Drew, Gladstone’s famous
grandchild, whose loving companion
ship added so much to the happiness
of his later years, is the subject of a
very interesting sketch in The Young
Woman. We learn from it that before
her 4th year her political view's had
become decidedly radical; to her mind
the house of lord 3 was a most repre
hensible institution, and the house of
commons was the mainstay of the na
tion. When the house of lords was
spoken of in her presence ps the "up
per house,” she would retort: “You
mean the house of commons!” She
vißted the latter during her 3d year,
and for a time thought herself in
church. The frequent rising and sit
ting of the members soon undeceived
her, however, and from these move
ments and the oratorical gesticulations
of the speakers, she fancied herself in
a gymnasium—an impression derived
from a previous visit to such a place.
For some time after this the commons
was "the place where granddad goes
to do his ‘nasties,” or, on occasions,
"the place where granddad goes to do
his lessons.”
Her visit to Queen Victoria was a
momentous episode in her young life,
and from the article above mentioned
we quote the narrative of her delight
ful experiences;
“Dorothy relates how she went down
the very long corridor to put on her
new white frock and her silk gloves,
and how a grand servant all dressed
in red came to say that the queen was
waiting. ‘The Indian man whom the
queen likes very much” was at the
door, and the next moment Dorothy
stood before the great queen whom her
grandpapa had served for sixty years.
But Dorothy thought nothing of the
vastness of the empire, or of the length
of the reign which all the world waa
celebrating. It was nothing to her
that the kindly gray-haired lady before
her was mistress of one-quarter of the
whole human race. To Dorothy she
was just another woman like grand
mamma, with a white cap on her head;
and Dorothy courtesied and kissed her
and told her her name was “Dorsie,”
that she called Mr. Gladstone “grand
papa,” that they all had pet names at
the castle, and so on and so on; and
many interesting pet names were re
vealed on both sides. “The queen put
on her glasses and asked me to go to
the other side of the room, so that sho
could see me better,” Dorothy ex
plains, “and then she took a little
jewel-case and said, ‘This is for you.’
I opened it and saw a darling little
brooch, with a diamond V and a dia
mond R and a turquoise I, and a little
crown at the top made of red enamel.
I courtesied and klHsed her hand and
said, ’Thank you very much.’ She
looked very nice and kind, and I liked
her very much.’ Then the queen kissed
the little debutante again, and Doro
thy and her mother returned to town.”
Kipling, who is numbered among tho
celebrities who have Bought Dorothy’s
acquaintance, tella an amusing story
of their meeting. They had been In
the grounds surrounding Hawardem for
somo time together, when Dorothy’s
mother appeared, saying:
“Now, Dorothy, 1 hopo you have not
been wearying Mr. Kipling.” ‘‘Oh, no;
not a bit,” was tho frankly unconven
tional reply. “Mr. Kipling has been
wearying mo!”
Enlarged Prerogatives.
From the Chicago Tribune: “Has
the changing of the namo of your
girls’ club to ’Bachelor Girls’ Club’
mado any difference In your way of
conducting it?” “No, only wo hold
regular ’smokers’ now.”
Tissue Paper.
Tissue paper is so called from tho
use it was put to when it was orig
inally made, which was to place be
tween gold or silver tlssuo cloth to
prevent its tarnishing when foldod.
The Muse Barred Out.
If all tho laurels fame could bring
Wore lavished on tho songs I sing,
1 could not tuko them; Midge would
vow
Our flat is overcrowded now.
COLORADO MOUNTAIN RATS.
Writer la th« Century Telia of the Plngee.
H. P. UfTord, writing tn the June Cen
tury of "Out of Doors in Colorado," de
scribes the- -mountain rat as the only
plague worse than the Canadian Jay. pop
ularly known aa the "camp robber." Of
the rat he says:
"This fierce rodent is nearly twice the
else of the Norway species, and is al
ways ready for a fight. Besides his belli
cose propensities, he Is an arrant thiet.
The miners have a saying that he will
steal anything but a red-hot stove. He
does not steal to satisfy hunger alone; he
appears to be a kleptomaniac. Provoked
by the depredations of an old graybeard
who haunted our cabin, I one day as
sisted in harrying his castle, where I
found the following articles: Four can
dles, one partly burned, three intact;
two spoons, one knife, two forks, twenty
seven nails, all sizes; one box of pills;
one coffee-pot lid and one tin cup; two
gairs of socks; three handkerchiefs; one
ottle of ink; three empty phials; one
stick of giant powder witji ten feet of
fuse; beans, rice and dried apples galore.
His spirit of mischief hi as strong as his
passion for stealing, and the honest
miner solemnly avers that If you leave
open a biyr of beans and one of rice, he
will not rest till he has made a clean
transfer of all the beans to the rice bag,
and vice versa. I know that more thua
once he has, during the night, filled one
or both of my boots with the cones of
the spruce tree. I have heard, also, of a
veracious prospector who, returning from
a trip without coffee pot, frying pan and
bake oven, accounted for their absence by
declaring that the moiftitaln rats had car
ried them off. and emphasized his asser
tion by shooting through the leg of the
skeptic who was so Injudicious as to
doubt the fact.
GENERAL WHEELER A CHRISTIAN
Not Ashamed to Pray Dally Dui'lng the
Santiago Campaign.
General Wheeler Is a religious man. He
was brought up In the Episcopal church,
with a great reverence for sacred things
and faith In the efficacy of prayer. One
of his former secretaries tells the story
that while the general was engaged In a
canvass for Congress some years ago lie
spent the night at the plantation of a
constituent. His host accompanied him to
his room at bed time, and bade him good
night. but. being reminded that the gen
eral might want a glass of cool water be
fore retiring, he earned a pitcher to iho
room and entered without knocking. He
was surprised to find General Wheeler
upon his knees before the bed engaged
In his devotions. He waited reverently
until the general arose, and apologized
for the Interruption.
“Don't mention it.” said General Wheel
er. "I think all of us ought to kneel be
fore we retire, and thank our good Maker
for his mercies and blessings."
The members of General Wheeler’s stuff
pay that during the Santiago campaign
ho never lay down to sleep without offer
ing a prayer, and never arose in the morn
ing without thanking God for his protec
tion and preservation.
It Is not generally known thnt General
Wheeler was educated In the North, and
appointed to West Point from the state
or New York Instead of Alabama. His
?arents died when he was a child of 5
ears, and he wns sent to the care of rel
atives at Cheshire. Connecticut, where he
spent his boyhood. His appointment to
West Point was given him by a congress
man of his own name. John Wheeler, for
merly of Darby. Connecticut, who. how
over, represented a New York district.
Siberian Railway Prospering.
Advices from St. Petersburg state that
the Siberian railroad—ln the sections al
ready completed—ls to be relald with 72-
pound rails, the 54-pound rails first used
being too light. The reason is given in
the following official statement:
“The Increase of the traffic on the east
ern and still more on the western section
of the Siberian railroad has surpassed all
expectation. Its construction was orig
inally planned on economical lines, but
tho pessimist forecasts of little or no
movement for some ybars to come are
being falsified by the facts. Everything
was calculated ror not more than threo
pairs of trains per twenty-four hours,
whereas there are already eight pairs,
besides the bi-weekly express from Mos
cow to Krasnovodsk. The last year’s
traffic returns of the Western Siberian
section show 350,000 passengers,, nearly
490,000 tons of freight, and 400,000 peasant
emigrants. Last winter, although 600
new trucks were added and 1,600 old ones
borrowed, there was an accumulation of
7,000 truck loads of goods for which no
means of transport could be found. Of
the 490,000 tons carried over the railway
in 1898, more than 320,000 tons consisted of
cereals."
The appointment of W. C. Hayes as
locomotive superintendent of the Balti
more and Ohio railroad will be fol
lowed by a distinct change in the plan
of overseeing locomotives in service.
The positions of "supervisors of en
gines and trains" have been abolished
and traveling engineers substituted,
who will report to the new official at
Mt. Clare, Baltimore. The road has
been divided into the following sub
divisions and a traveling engineer ap
pointed for each: Philadelphia to
Washington; Baltimore to Brui|swlck;
Brunswick to Cumberland; Cumber
land to Cirafton; Grafton to Benwood
and Parkersburg; Pittsburg to Cum
berland and Wheeling; Wheeling to
Sandusky and branches: Chicago to
Akron. The plan is expected to pro
duce economical results with an im
proved service.
Cause for Grief.
“What mnkes Biikson so gloomy?”
“Haven’t you heard? He lost a
meerschaum pipe that he’d spent seven
months iu coloring.”
Are You Using Allen's Foot-Ease?
It is the only cure for Swollen,
Smarting, Burning, Sweating Feet,
Corns and Bunions. Ask for Allen's
Foot-Ease, a powder to be shaken into
the shoes. At all Druggists and Shoe
Stores, 25c. Sample sent FUEE. Ad
dress, Allen S. Olmsted. Leßoy, N. Y,
Swapping Radrouds
Tho only straight-out railroad "swap" I
over heard of was when tho Santa Fe
company traded Its Mexican division,
which runs from Benson, Arizona, to
Ouuymus, tho chief port of tho Gulf cf
California, for a linn owned by the South
ern Pacific, from the Needles to Mohuvn,
in the California desert. The Sonora
branch of tho Santa Fe was 353 miles long
while the Needles brunch of the Southern
Pacific was only 2-10, but the difference in
the construction and equipment made
them übout the same value, and tho ex
change was even on both sides. Thus tlio
Southern Pacific got a linn to the Gulf of
California and an Important Mexican
trade, und the Suntn » «• got to tho Pacific
ocean via Los Angeles and San Diego.
E. P. Ripley, president of tho Santa Fe,
and Mr. Huntington, of the Southern Pa
cific, made the trade as easily uu if they
hud been swupplng knives.
Harked by Reputation.
Tne Union Pacific has added new, mod
ern equipment to Its service both east
and west from Denver, and gives oven
better satisfaction to Its patrons than In
the past. It stands without a rival as thn
quickest and most elegant route, with
accommodations to uccomtnodato ull
••lasses of passengers. Only one night to
Chicago. St. Louis and St. Paul, und over
ten hours saved between Denver and the
Pucltlc coast. Ticket office 911 17th street.
"Are you still at work on your new nov
el. Miss Scribba?" "No. I haven't hud an
Idea in my head for several weeks, so 1
have been writing a let of letters to my
friends."
Hint to Housekeepers.
A little dry “Faultless Starch" will nmkoa
large quantity of starch mixture uuil gives
better results than auy other sturch; try it.
All grocers sell “Faultless Starch,” 100.
“My horso has reasoning powers. I tell
you. “In what respect particularly?'’
“Well, Instead of shying at that automo
bile cab ho edgod up to It and kicked it’’
LAMPS OF ALL AGES.
Greassd Bash Sat In m Hold In m
Wooden Block.
The story of lamps from Herodotus
down to 1830 Is not one of develop
ment, says Light and Lightmaking.
In principle and form they remain the
same, whether as the tin cylindrical
or boat-shaped cups on candlestick
pedestals and the round tin cups with
hemispherical lids, or the lidless cups
resting on wooden stands such as were
recently rescued by the author from
the garret rubbish of old Bucks coun
ty. And before Herodotus, as we fol
low the lamp back into the tombs of
the old world, we find the boat-shaped
form of earthenware preceding the
boot-shaped form of iron, and possibly
even that of bronze. The chalk cup
lamp found by Canon Greenwell In
the neolithic flint mines at Grimes
Graves, England, perhaps the oldest
wick-floating lamp in the world, is not
essentially different from the oyster
shell filled with lard and provided with
wicks that may be found among Vir
ginia negroes today. The Egyptian,
Grecian, Phoenician and Roman lamps,
as they have been found in the tombs
and as we see them in the museums,
are not unlike the lard lamps that were
most in use early in the nineteenth
century. Then crude grease gave way
to sperm oil and lard oil, with especial
adaptations of the lamps that made
them more convenient and improved
the light; and burning fluids that were
convenient and clean and gave a bril
liant light, but were dangerous; and
kerosene, with other improvements in
the lamps and refinements in the oil
that enabled it to give the most perfect
artificial light yet found, and to keep
up the fight for quality with gas and
electricity—all these having come in
within tho lifetime of men still among
us. Besides the old lamps our ances
tors had candles, molded when the
price of tin, the material for the molds,
did not forbid the luxury, and before
them tallow dips; a suspended wick
was dipped into a pot of hot tallow, on
a cold day, and the operation was re
peated till layer after layer of grease
hardened, and the canale was thick
enough. These candles were, however,
troublesome in hot weather, on account
of their propensity to yield to the tem
perature and fall over. "Who shall
say, however, that candle dipping is
older than molding, when we know
• • • that they molded candles in
County Galway, Ireland, In late years
by punching holes in peat and pouring
in tallow on the down-hung wick of
twisted flax fibre?” The Irish had, too,
as hud the negroes, the rush light, a
greased rush set in a hole in a wooden
block serving as a candlestick; or
rushes joined in a triple wist which
flies apart when lighted, increasing the
blaze.
BUYING VOTES WITH PEANUTS
New School Methods la Milwaukee
Develop Rascally Children.
An experiment has lately been tried
in one of the public schools of Mil
waukee and by its opponents pro
nounced a failure, says Harper’s Ba
zar. The aim of its originator, Mr.
R. J. O’Hanlon, was this—to Introduce
into the school life of the child a form
of training which would equip him for
duties of citizenship on his entrance
into the world of grown-up men and
women. A form of government was
therefore introduced into the school,
which was modeled upon that exists
ing in the city of Milwaukee itself. A
mayor was appointed, aldermen were
elected, a constitution adopted. There
were judges, policemen, comptrollers
and no end of other officers. Tho best
principles of the best governed were
laid down and tho boys and girls—
there was no distinction of sex—were
set about governing themselves. But
the amount of chaos and corruption
that ensued brought protests from the
parents and even the scholars them
selves. Studies were neglected and
bribes given and taken. Instead of &
lesson of self-government being ac
quired, all the evils of the most cor
g*i»pt form of municipal government
were practiced. Mr. O’Hanlon, not dis
couraged, say 8 that only the prejudices
of a community wore against him;
that, given a longer time, his system
would have proved itself. “It Is the
height of absurdity,” he says, "to make
the school an autocracy and to sub
stitute an external conscience for tho
right of self-control.” But, with votes
bought and Bold for peanuts and pen
nies, tho parents cried halt—time
enough to learn hew bad municipal
government might be when necessity
for action confronted him! Still, it
would have been interesting to know
whether Mr. O’Hanlon was right and
whether a longer trial would have
proved a real success, demonstrating
beyond question that, even among chil
dren, the principle of self-government
has In It all the elements for bring
ing about the eradication of those evils
which at first seem always to be en
gendered by it.
What He Leaaned.
Father —Well, Johnny, what did you
learn In school today?
Johnny (ruefully)—l found out that
tho teacher’s got eyes in tho back of
her head. —The Rival.
Which One Governs.
“Now, then, government by con
junction ” You mean government
by injunction.” "No, I don’t. I was
thinking of matrimony.” "Oh!” —In-
diajiapolis Journal.
A Cnbqn radish grown this year near
\Uuacas weighed eight pounds.
PORTO RICO SCHOOLS.
CHILDREN STUDYINQ ENGLISH
They Eagerly Welcome It and so Do Their '
Teachers—. They Honor tho American
Flng.
“When I reached Porto Rico I found
the educational activities of the island
were based on the Spanish school law
of 1857, as modified by later royal de
crees,” said General John Eaton, who
has Just returned from Porto Rico,
where he was charged with the respon
sible duties of reorganizing the public
schools. "The educational work em
braced what may be called the ele
mentary, auxiliary and rural schools,
a school*of industry, a normal school
for girls and a collegiate institute for
boys. The cost of maintaining the
school of industry, the normal school
and the collegiate institute was paid
from the Insular treasury, as they call
it, and the expenses of the elementary
and rural schools were pdld by the mu
nicipalities, of which there are some
seventy in the island.
"The question of introducing Eng
lish was a delicate one. There were
those who thought it would create ir
ritation, but the plan adopted was the
natural one. A render in English was
put into the schools and the pupils
were assigned regular lessons in this
simple reader. The Island was divid
into sixteen divisions and a supervis
ing teacher in English was assigned
to each division, who visited each
school and saw that the English was
correctly pronounced. These supervis
ing teachers were selected from among
Americans who resided in Porto Rico
and the soldiers who were sent there
from the United States, although it was.
necessary in a few instances to send
to this country for assistants.
"The English render we adopted is
very simple, and the native teachers
are required to use it. The supervisor
assists the native teachers in pronounc
ing the English words. There are not
fewer than 10,000 children now learn
ing English, and instead of opposition
to the introduction of our language
there is a great desire for it. The regu
lar teachers are pleased that they have
an opportunity to learn it, and the
children take to it with special inter
est. Writing in English was also in
troduced, and patriotic songs in Eng
lish, including ‘The Boriuquen,’ the na
tional air of Porto Rico. One of the
most delightful things down there wns
the presentation of national flags to
each school by the Lafayette post of
the Grand Army of the Republic In
New York. Now a visitor who goes
Into the schools of Porto lUco will find
the flag saluted in English with as
much enthusiasm and as beautifully
as anywhere in the United States. Tho
school children sing the American airs
with a great deal of enthusiasm.
“Under the old Spanish law,” contin
ued General Eaton, "education was
compulsory. That is, children between
the ages of 6 and 0 years were com
pelled to attend schools. It will be our
purpose to extend the limit and compel
attendance between the ages of 6 and
16. The children did not get enough
education to benefit them. The new
scheme of instruction embraces only
American ideas, from the kindergarten
up, including normal schools, both men
tal and manual training, aud a profes
sional school. Two languages will be
taught—English and Spanish—but the
Spanish will be more pure Castillion
tlmu in the past. All sectarian instruc
tion has been withdrawn from the
schools, as under our constitution it
could not bo continued. The people are
in favor of excluding religious instruc
tion from the public schools.
"I had to adapt American principles
and methods of education to the condi
tions In Porto Rico. As I have stated,
I was able to find among the American
soldiers and residents many persons
competent to act as instructors iu Eng
lish, but various municipalities have
asked for teachers in addition to those
provided by tho insular government.
There is one school in Ponce known as
the American school, and it is very
popular. Not a few children are shed
ding tears because they cannot obtain
admission to it”—Chicago Record.
Peace In the Philippines
Is lK>und to prove profitable. Warring
conditions, whether in the Philippines
or in tile human stomach, are disas
trous. If your stomach has rebelled,
there is one authority that will sub
due it. It is Hostetter’s Stomach Bit
ters, and cures constipation, indiges
tion and dyspepsia. See that a private
revenue stamp covers the ueck of the
bottle.
"Doesn’t your son Inherit his fighting
qualities?” “Yes; hut don’t refer to that;
ho got them from Ills mother."
44 He That Stays
Does the Business ”
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DUTCHERS’ FLY KILLER
lids the houKO of thoußiimlß of
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JJh vou cat and tho comfort of n nap
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hf V FRID'K. BUTCHIR DRUG CO.,St Albans, Yl.
1,000 NEWSPAPERS
Aro now using our
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Sawed to
LABOR-SAVING LENGTHS.
They will save time In your composing
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Nooxtruohargo is tnado for Hawing plates
to short lengths.
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convinced.
WESTERN NEWSPAPER UNION,
DENVER, COLO.

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