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v. .1. not; 4E, :. liuir. it. f. HlkgON, City Rditor. ratMi $1,00 '" VLA KBtsroa stths i ot nil -f t Modi h ' M-cou'l-nl ,. hi for. fELEPHONE NO. THURSDAY. .IAN. II 14 Mwnrd W. Bok (In Success Like many aspiring youths, Edward W. Bok turned to one who had been brilliantly suc cessful lor t he password which would open to him the golden gate He asked Chauucey De pew what was the secret of suc cess. "My boy," replied th ; genial diplomat, there is no secret to it. it is just dig, dig." That the hint was taken can be judged from the position Mr. Bok now holds. Being called upon to relate how he had succeeded so strikingly Mr. link told the. story. In the course of his lecture on The Keys to Success" (which is given in ex tenso in Modern Eloquence," from which we iu le) he shows marked ability lor crystallizing fact into epigram, as can be seen from the following ex amp It s: Every young man who is trying to succeed must put suc cess in its rightful, simple place. To carry to a successful de termination what one starts to do is what success really is and means. The correct definition of sue cess is accomplishment. Hard work must become a babit before any degree ol suc cess whatever is attained. The s uccess most highly regarded in t he busincfcs world is that which is won on conservative lines. Thoroughness is the surest key to success in business. When a young man overlooks the small things, or thinks they are not important enough to do them well and thoroughly, he leaves out of his calculations one of bthc most importaut ele ments of success. No town is too small forsuc-cess- A man's success never de pen ds on the man. Thoroughness is the earring power of success. You cannot hurry success. It is like respect; you must earn it. hi wife. A fpw days later, while conversing with a friend In his office, he was startled to I see the Irishman rush in, brand Isbing Merely a stout cane. 'Ye rascal!" he yelled, springing toward the agent, 'ye wont cheat me?" F I ! unately the enraged man Was li inarmed and held fast by i ne Bgeul'a friend, who was a powerfully built man. The irishman, struggling to get free, shouted: ' Lei me git at the spalpeen. Think ov it, cbargm' mefoive dollars fer an acshident ticket fer me ole woman, an' she jest broke her leg a lallin' down shtairs. Wot's the good of the t icket, anyhow?'' Overcoats olT at Levy's dur log his mark down sale. Something Doing. A man who travels for a bicycle concern resides in Sbel bina. Lately he was looking for an interesting event to take place in li is family and having to leave home for a few days, instructed the nurse to wire him: A gentleman has arrived, or a lady, as the case might be Well it was a case of twins and she wired: A tandem here Hu-- Mane. Some humane societies re- i semble some temperance socie ties, Friday, when the Humane Society met at the Planters Hotel, St Louis, Mrs Susan J. Marks of Normandy, Vice Pres ident of the society, and Mrs. Mamie Warren of Maplewood, Secretary of the same, got into a tangle and if some of the members had not interfered two hu manes would have been pulled and faces scratched. Call foi Coupons when you buy goods at Levy's. The Worker, Kpun ore of (he mom.- in a little irrava yard In an OI1I0 ham., t 1, this Inscription: "Mi: Worked tor hi living." Ha worked fur his llvl; t, ir.d that ffll all; Ho buiit no cities With iTMnUng F)Ire; No liveried servants obeyed1 his call; Ilia breast never burned with celestial lire. He r.i ver led1 cheering hosts away To l:ii t. r down wH Mid charKe and 'iny. Hut here he has all that he now rmulrea . 1 He workn! for his llvlm. and that was all Tts common; no wonder that men Isnor him; He caused no marvels to rise or faU, An! ihe stone 1 little that's leaning o'er him. What he had he earned 'tler.oush tosy: His title's cleur, let him ileep mb.iv: The world goes on ns it dirt before him. H. 12. Kiser, ba Cntearo Record-Herald. AVre-eU.s, O sad it Is when Hope's liraw DafqUS, That broastatf high th wavis, Is borne by tidal circumstance To Sorrow's tUBMIS cave.-: O Itranff It Is. when Love's strong ship, Wl h golden sails all set, la ran by storm-wit. Us of the heart On dark shores of Regret I O drear It Is When Faith's fair fleet, Tii. 11 wooed the morning light. Is swtpt by w hirlw inds ol the deep To Doubt's unlatlii.mt.-d night) O black It Is when w inds and waves In banded fury roli, And shatter on the reefa of Sin The white ship of the Soui! -William Hamilton Hwyne, in N. T. In gepeadtab The Wizard. He can't go forth and lay to men "You shall do that or this;" He can't with one stroke of a pen .Sen,. 1 millions, woe or blls-., BUI lie can reach with Utile handa Am! swietly smile at me, An..' I forget that Sorrow stunds Where (Jlucimcss ought to be. Ho can't by saying "yes" or "no" Cause idle wheels to turn; He cannot give to millions woe Or lessen their concern; Hut he can twine two ilttlearms Around my neck, and I Forgt t that wealth possesses charms. And, gladdened, cease to sigh. S. K. Kiser, in Chicago Iiecord-JIeraldi The Teulcr-llcrtrtcl ':..!. ,1. She wept to see a little birdl TDS,t had- a broken wlngj I't made her sad' to see a moth Flame-scorched ani.i suffering. She pitied dogs that limed along; It made her sadly sigh To see an. overloaded horse Go trudging slowly by. Hut she that had' such pity broke A poor boy's heart one day. And', thinking it a lovely joke. Went smiling on her way. 3. K. Kiser, In Chicago Record)-Herald, I CLOSING OUT SALE! ' if Having decided to make a change j 0 in my business, will oiler my entiro F" 4 1. . O ? a I J HI- ilAA.inn I w siock 01 titj)ie lino r juicy uri uwi ic.i, (A Queensware, Fixtures, etc-, at cost, h or will sell all at once nl a discount, (j) ffi 1 will keep up my stock ol' i H . g ffi SUGAR, COFFEE cl FLOUR h i Is It? Issparkiug contagious':1 When Jim coaxes Doll'ie to say yes, does it make Marie all the more wiliinir to say the same to Louis y The question is asked because over in Shelby the Couutv Clerk has broken the record. In December he issued 24 marriage license. Burlington R. R. The Burlington Railroad has trotten out a new and beautiful brochure, descriptive of excur sion rates, pretty coaches and lovely scenery. lie Brave. Be brave, O Heart! Throw not away Thy faith In Qod! Who mode thee from thy mother clay Yet loves the can.'.: What If thy way seeni" h:rd and longT It leads to Light! Nor can the craft of Hate or Wrong l'rolong thy Night! And If thou fall, and human arm Kef use thee aid. Trust Him who keep! Hli own from harm "He not a Ira id!" F. L,. Stanton, In Atlunta Constitution. yiutsinKT ,11, the Way, Spite o' the weather W'e're slngin together; fjfe Is: a blessing, and care is a feather! Slngln' we go From the May time to snow Slngln' and slngln' together! What If the way Lacks- the tight o' the May Hunnln' through weather that darkens the day? Slngln' we go; , Qod Is with us., we know Slngln' and slngln' tocuther! fit I mm 1 . W TT nti inv s'.ock is so U . Here is f your chance t get goods at whole- fi sale prices. You must come quick if ( you want to aret any of these goods, Pi as my time limit is very short. I I G, M, NICHOLS. ) 0 I i ALL SORTS. SCIENCE SIFTINGS. Insurance Has Its Humor. Au Enterprising insurance agent induced an Irishman to take out an accident policy for Biibr, Chicago. WANTED A trustworthy gentleman or lady In each county to manage business of an old established house of solid financial standing A straight, bona fide weekly cash salary of man geologists. (1H.00 paid by check each Wednesday with all expenses direct from headquarters. Mono advanced for expenses. Managcr,-340 Caxton b OPERA HOUSE I One ' Night Only, TUESDAY, JAN. 20. g V"11IOrnia The Gigantic Scenic Pro J V duction. The Dramatic Event of the Season. A Car m W Load of Special Scenery. A Powerful Cast Headed by O the Beautiful MISS RAY BRONSON, es America's Young Emotional Actress, Supported by S3 MR. E. M. KIMBALL. 55 "California" is a beautiful dramatic romance of 5 M the West, full of thrilling climaxes, overflowing with M X. bright and breezy comedy. Pledged to please all or X money ref twded at box office. 5C 25c, 35c and 50c. J; Fuel briquettes of sawdust that have been tried in Germany are oc tagonal cukes 6V4 inches long by 3' wide, und three quarters inch thick, tiiid each weiglis half :t pound. They are harder and heavier than oak, and are made by compression without binding ingredients. They burn with out smoke. The explosion motor holds the palm for lightness. The best electric motor with its storage buttery is stuted to weigh nearly 100 pounds to the horse power, and' the Serpollet steam en gine, flashing water into steam from a coil boiler, about 14 pounds. Hut the Hourdiaux gasoline engine gives a horse power with a weight of only eight pounds. The novel theory that volcanic erup tions produce glacitil epochs is advo ;,;.! by I'aul and Fritu Sarasin, Qcr- It is calculated that u lowering of the mean annual tem perature by 70 or 80 degrees Fahren heit would he sufficient to give all the phenomena of glaciation, and the vast quantity of dust thrown off by the Krakatoa eruption of 1884, and re maining suspended in the air foryears, satisfies these theorists that the si multaneous eruption of many volca noes could so veil the sun as to give the necessary slight lessening of tem perature. This would make possible a new ice age at any time. Weather Report. Beginning yesterday the pat rons of the rive K- P. D's. run ning out of this city, received weather reports ;,s sent ou! by the Hannibal Weather Bureau, Now one word: Do not throv the repoit away, nor do not banir on it, but give it a fair show, ami the way to do K is to keep tab on it for sixty d.i s. Then you will know its v.ilue or its woi UilessuesB. Bomehow c u t-diamo n d rates are al ways higher titan the original prices. Barely ten per cent, of the children in Brittany cuu speak or understand French. Kngllsb has been made a compul Rory subject of Study in Austrian schools. The duties on uutomobiles in Ar gentina are 25 per cent, of the de clared value. Goldsmith's "Vicar of Wakefield" was sold for a trille to save him from the grip of the law. Eight varieties of bantams are be ing exhibited by the queen of England at a show at Barnstable. A wall :io feet high and 13 feeTbroad could be built all round England with the coal annually raised in that coun try. in moo the total number of wage earners in the factories of the United States wits 5,310,000. in 1S50 it wus only 957,000. Alfred Jessup, of Brookl n, has been selected to ussist the 'Chinese govern ment In the work of currenoy system reorganization. The piece of flooring upon which MoKinley stood when Leon Caolgoaa, the anarchist, fired the bullet that caused the death of the nation's chief executive, will go to the Field Museum, in Chicago, The Paris sweeps are having quite a good time of it just now. The tragic death of Zola has created quite a soot scare, and now there is a perfect craze for clean chimneys. Instead of in quirles about the weather, the usual remark after greeting in l'aris now is: j "Have you had your chimney swept yet?" and, if not: "ltemeiuber the ; fate of Zola." The Petit Bleu publishes a prediction Smart Shoppers This is the season of the year when the people study adver tisements. Smart shoppers re alize that "bargain day" must come as smart merchants will not carry goods from one sea sou to another if they can help it. January and February are the cleaning up months with live business meu. Odds and ends are gathered : up and sold for a song. Sweeping reduc tions are made in all depart ments to push off goods that will soon be out cf season and in these sales the staples, of necessity, are also cut to the quick. '. Not only dimes but dol lars may be saved now by those who will , take time to scan closely the advertising columns 'of the Journal. The merchant want jjto convert his goodg into cash for spring purchasing, and the smart con sumer will take advantage of his anxiety to do BO and reap the benefit. Read the special announcements in this issue Hannibal Journal. Prize: Widows. The first and best cleaned side walks f,on North Alain St. Sunday morning was those of chree widows, Mesdames J. L. by the meteorologist, Herr Zinger. of j Lyon, B. P. Maxwell and JVl. B. Carson. All three are prize Prague, who is of opinion that Mar tinique and probably other West In dian islands will be virtually destroyed by volcanic eruptions next year. He also foretells terrible eruptions in Italy. He points out that the most vio lent volcanic disturbances on record have occurred in years ending with the figure 3. The principal powers of Europe are about to adjust the differences in their domestic luws on the subjects of mar riage, divorce and the guardianshqi of minors. The only powers that have not joined in the movement are Great llrituin, Turkey, Greece and Servia. France. Germany, Russia, Italy. Spain and nearly all the smaller states have taken part in the conferences and eon sequent plans. V', 50 V5-ARG- winners in the ring of blessing humanity. Later in the day the city had six inches of the beautiful cleaned off of the streeticrossings. We forgot to say: That while the feminine broom-brigade was at work, a man could not be seen on the streets. V EXPERIENCE.-. The last seen of Dr. C. A. No land Sunday he was headed east with two big white carna tion pinks. We will bet a cooky that before the sun set one of the Lillys of Palmyra was wearing the pinks. I RACE MARKS De-signs Copyrights .c. Anronnsemltuji a nUctrh and dnecrtrttnn mny qutrkly HAcnrticii our opinion free win titer un Invention la nr.-tmHy rifiicntnhlo. CnTiiipunirn. tlimnHtrlctl? C'Htrklt'iittHl. 1 f tuittiiutk oa I 'hi cnla out f roe. OMnt niiont y for 1 ticurint; paten i. l'utenti takon tiiruuuh Munn A Co. receive tlici.il notice, without clinraa, lu the Stieiific jfeCsicta A hnr.il.ioinely lllatmtHd weekly. Ijimont rlr ciulatijti of uny . w-. - Journtil. Tonus, 'j a yonrt tour umnlfca, $1. BoidUyMl ntivrstlt'uluni, BlWMI&Co.8""" New York Enroll Office, M5 V HU Wanlilugtun. D. C. Don't down sai 15, 1908! forget Lpv; fS. beginning 's murk Janud r North Of Mississippi In nnktiig our comments let ti.4 bear In mind the fact that there are no negro postmaster, n uort hern towns. Dislocated Her Shoulder. Mrs. I'.lohnnna Soderholm, of Fer gus Falls. Minn., fell and dislocated her shoulder. SheJ had a surgeon get it back in place .to soon nr. possible, but it was quite sore ami pained her very much.r Her son mentioned that he had scon Chambwlsjn's Psin ualui advertised for sprains and boreness, and she iteked hiiu to buy her a bot tle of it, which he did. It quick'y re lieved her and enabled her to sleep which she had not done for several days. The son was so much pleased with the relief' it give his mother that he has since recommended il to n any others. For sale by All Dealet'B. All sorts of good people aeern to regard Maple City Self-Washing Soap as a personal friend. Maybe you do not know It. Then why don't you get some friend to introduce you?