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STUB3S WAS MADE CHAIRMAN
RICH HILL TRIBUNE
A. D. MATTES ON', Ed. and Mgr.
,N ANTAGONIST O BALLINCEH
HEADS BUREAU OF MINE8.
PRESIDED OVER REPUBLICAN
PARTY COUNCIL AT TOPEKA.
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WHEN BASEBALL MAGNATES CCC0ME SENATORS
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The Joy rlda la generally IU owa
Diamonds ara one thing that
crease la value after decreasing
Ijuit winter was a very severe on,
tut we bear no grudge against H
Laughing mar make people fat. but
that la cot what atout people core to
In bis modest, unobtrusive way the
cricket la advising you to lay In your
Tobacco crop short and revolution!
Id Cuba again. Tbere ain't going to
be no "butts."
Will Thorn an A. Edison please In
vent something to geep Ice from melt
ing In summer?
People who predict that this wa
to be a hot summer are around men
tioning the fact.
When New York rets to selling
bread by weight, maybe the young
bride will mako a fortune.
Having had her eyes Insured for
$15,000. a New York chorus girl Is pre
pared to make eyes at atl comers.
Were you ever so tired that after
lifting one foot up you dreaded to
put It down again to complete the
Another J20.000 diamond has been
found In South Africa. All they
have to do there Is to pick up the
If your socks, your tie and yo;:r
hatband do not match In color you
can still elude the critical by gong
Bread Is to be sold In New York by
weight Then the Inconsistent cus
tomers will complain if it U light and
If It isn't
Now thai an aeroplane has been
truck by lightning we discover that
wind Isn't the only thing the aviators
have to combat
A homing pigeon has Just flown
1.000 miles In about five day. That
'ill keep the flying machine busy for
some time to come.
A Chicago professor says that
skunks are good to eat, but until we
see the meat trust try to corner then
we'll refuse to believe It
Those billions of bacteria reported
found In frozen eggs are not so Im
pressive since we dallied with the fig
ures about HaJley'a comet
London reports the presence of 130,
000 foreign waiters. Claes In men
tal arithmetic, how much does this
amount to, at one average tip apiece?
No man can sleep soundly after giv
ing away a million dollars, eaya a
New York preacher. Let's all get to
gelhcr and disprove thla statement
A New York couple got married the
Other day because, tbey said, they
both loved the same bull pup. The
silly season la showing results all
New York druggist thinks rattle
anake poison Is a cure for consump
tion. Consumption Is also a cure for
rattlesnake poutuo. Hut who gets th
American tourists are reirted to be
the most eager patrons of dirigible
balloons In Euroi. Their experiences
'with the tip custom In their travel,
aeeiiis to make them careless of life.
The only doubt to be thrown on tho
atory of tbosu quudrllllous of microbes
la frozen KS la that It Is almost be
yond belief that any self re specting
Dilcrubo would relish that sort of food
The man for whom the law should
provide (. particularly severe penalty
when caught Is the chauffeur who
trlkea a person down mid then rums
away from bis victim.
We have got to have a copy of that
new department of agriculture bul
letln on "The Ufe History and Con
trol of the Hop FVa-Heutle," even If
the government does charge 10 cents
A New York man shook pepper Into
his soup and Uirn was seized with a
tit of sneezing that killed him. Now
the question is, did the restaurant
keeper make his heirs pay fur the
The alfalfa cure for snake bite la
viewed with Infidelity, but the snake
bite cure for tuberculosis la vouched
for in a recent case. Cautious people
will prefer to bavs nelthur ailment
and use neither remedy.
Lady Dockroll has been Instructing
the young women of Kngland that bus
bands must be healthy. Undoubtedly
It is annoying to hare a modern boms
cluttered up with an Invalid husband.
Husbands should agree to tha reform
with a corresponding stipulation oa
Aba part of lh wive ,
Dr. James A. Holmes of the Geological
Survey 6elected by President
Taft for New Position.
Tlcvrrly, Massac husetts -Ir. James
A. Holmes of the geological survey
antagonist of Secretary linlllnger and
close personal friend of Gilford Tin
chot and James H. tlnrrield was ap
pointed director of the new bureau of
mines by President Taft. Consider
able surprise was manifested over the
appointment. Mr. llalllngor'a opposi
tion to Dr. Holmes was very bitter
There was reason to believe at one
tlmo that the secretary of the Interior
bad convinced the president that Pr.
Holmes appointment would bo unwise.
James A. Tawney, chairman of the
house appropriation committee also
opposed Holmes with other regulars.
On the other hand Pr. Holmes was
well recommended for the place both
by a large contingent of western men
and by his record as a government
official In the geological survey.
It Is understood here that such
political significance as Is to bo at
tached to the appointment lies more
In Its Indication of the president con
tinuing to deal squarely with both
factions of the Kcpublican party than
as a sign of Secretary Itallir.ger's loss
WICKERSHAM FOUND AN EMPIRE
Surprised at What He 6aw In Alaska
Sees Chance to Open the
Cordova Alaska. Attorney General
Wlckersham and Secretary of Com
merce anl Labor Charles Nagcl sail
ed for Seattle on the government
Albatrow? on tho last leg of
a trip through Alaska that has oc
cupie J more than a month. The Al
ba t rose Is due In Seattle on Monday.
The government officials said they
were unable to express their surprise
at the wonderful things they have
" We came to see a little rlace call
ed Alat-ka but discovered an empire,"
said Attorney General Wlckersham.
"I rcc.ir.ed more ar.d more the chanoo
of opening the coal lands and after
we have a talk with the president he
may have some recommendations that
will result In straightening out the
WORLD'S FASTEST NAVAL VESSEL
The Paulding an Oil Burning Torpedo
Boat Destroyer showed a Speed
of 32.8 Knots an Hour.
Hath Maine. Not only placing her
self In the limelight as the fastest
destroyer In the American navy, but
the fastest caval vessel In the world
though not built especially for siwed,
the new oil burning torpedo boat de
stroyer Paulding, exceeded her con
tract reiiilrments of 9.5 knots by
3 3 knots, niaiui.ilnliig an average of
SIS knots an hour during her four
hour run at top sped in her officlaj ac
Duralumin is Latest MeUI.
Ixndon, Ki. gland. Duralumin, Is a
new alloy of aluminum discovered by
II. It. Weeks, he tul chemist at Vickey
Sons and Maxims Warks, Harrow.
The linn Is building new works In
Birmingham for the purpose of the
manufacturing the metal which has
been patented throughout the world.
Surprise for Railroad Men.
Omaha. Wlmehl.M Missouri Pur-tfle I
railway in ttmaha ant.our.od n volun-! Washington. I). C.-Kxpress com
tarv 1,,,-r-as.. in all salaries averacli-.at I hr" to W lut "ut of """' ',
6 cr ee-tit, the rise dating from
August 1 and e ft, c ting all employes In
Ne hi aoka.
WILL STOP COINING GOLD
Ccrtifetatec Well Be Isseued While the
Bullion Remains In the Mint
Wllfhltig'on, I). C- Co!WictT of gold
in the- I'lilie-d States will 1 su
pende el lor sti ind -Unite p rlcul. If
pluns l ow forming lu tie treasury de
part mei,t are adopted The idea Is to
Irsiio tjoIJ c e rt Hie t'n for all gold
bullion and foreign e.in turned Into
lte mints. Innte-ad ,f coining them lu
to eagle s and double eagles.
Two reasons are pointed out. The
Urst is to save from $:;i,'ii.oeji to JMitl,
OntJ a )e-ar lu mint exin-s. The
S'-e-oml is to stop coining gold at the
expeiiBee of the l'n!tcl States for the
c-onv nle ueo of foreign money mar
kets, which use it for ttu- fcettlcujeut
Of commerc ial bslanees.
A Woman Made a Long Filght.
(istnd. Ile-lglcm Miss llelene Du
Irleu, the French aviator bas estub-Ilshe-d
a new record for women pslcfls
In dUtaiiee and altitude with a passen
ger. Aviation Meet at St. Louis.
St. Uiuis, Missouri 'I he Aero club
of St. I-oul for ten days. Including
two Sundays, from October S to 1H,
will give the most sieciacu!ar series
of avlatlou couU'ts ever conducted
Texas Against Negro Votes.
Austin Texas. A resolution has
been Introduced In the legislature re
questing the Texas representatives
and senator to work for the repeal of
the fifteenth amendment to the fed
nil m. vt 9m .tJ4yIyf
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ANOTHER FLIGHT BY GU3TISS
FROM CEDAR POINT OFF SAN
DUSKY TO EUCLID BEACH.
The Distance Was 64 Miles and Re
turnMaking a Record for
Flight Over Water.
Cleveland, Ohio. Another chap
ter In the coneiuest of the air was
written by Glenn H. Curiis-s and his 1
Hudson liyir when ha Hew from!
Cedar Point, off Sandusky, to Euclid j
iaeaca, circled aoout above a uugc , v4 increasirs the powers of the Inter
crowd at Kuelld iieaeri for perhaps , Ma ,-omm-reo commission, "so that
three minutes and lar.ded pracef ally, j th.-y shall have effvetive j.iri.-dl' tion
all in ouo hour and 41 minutes. The , -V).r aI1 a.,.rgla. business, ir.e lidir.g
disunco is 6i miles. j express telephones, tel. graph com-
Curtiss established a record for a ; j anles and p!K lines "
uiS"l J.ec .aici. u.iiaur i,..irU ,
with a stiff gale, for 30 miles Kast of
Cedar I'oint, the speed being retarded
until only an average of 4) miles an
hour was possible. A that the ma
chine out distanced the lake shore
trada, aboard which were Mrs. Curtiss
and aviators Ely and Mars. That
train was scheduled to leave San
dusky across the bay from Cedar
point, Ave minutes before Curtiss ro
for the return to IMclid lleach at 2:47.
It was a few minutes late and could
not overtake the biplane which laud
ed at C::s 15 minutes ahead of the
Hlslng rapidly Curtiss was t.08 feet
In the uir before he passed from the
sight of the crowd of lO.tKu) gathered
at the resort on the beach and In ex
Reaching that altitude Curtiss veer
ed to the southwest nnd followed the
fhoro line to Cleveland, out rac ing
the I.ake Shore train. The gale
which compelled him to dip, rise, dip
and rise, seeking a steadier air cur
rent retarding his speed. Curtis by
completing the (light wins f",o'-0.
EXPRESS COMPANIES MAY QUIT
Under New Railroad Law Experts Be
lieve the Roads Must Take Over
within live years unde r the new rail
road law. This Is thee opinion er
prehM-d by exi-rt of the InterHlat"
Comnie'ioe commission. Their belief
ts that tin,' railroads will take over
this branc h of their business and con
duct It as a part of the ge neral trans
portation biioiiiek of a ("otiniioti car
rier. Along tlce same line the- private
car eim;un!es will meet their end
and li me rged with lln- ruilro.oU
Longest Water Flight on Record
Cleveland. Ohio tilenu II. Cur
tiss established a new worlds
record for aeroplatie Dying when ho
flew freui Hue lid bene b, nine miles
east of Cleeland, to Cedar I'oint. t'.u
nnl lit an air line, lu one hour and
l'.i minutes. It Is the longest over
sat, r flight on record.
Strikers Rioting In Bilbao, Spain.
Mibao. Spain --'1 he strike situation
Is aleci tiling I he fund of the men
have be-en ethausted ami tho strikers
are In nn ugly mood Collision with
the- police, geudarmes and strike
breakers coneint!y take place
Pouring Money Into Panama.
Washington. I). C. Kxieendltiires
for tbe I'at.ama canal last mouth were
about I.'.'.uii.iiimi, making a total of
:i l,iiiii),(uiu siM tit to date.
Five Up In an Aeroplane.
Mile, franco. Ixiuls Uroget, the
aviator, made an ascension with five
passengers In his biplane here. Tbe
total weight sustained by his machine,
Including the gasoline, was 1
pound. The feat Is believed to be a
Wheal by the Tralnloed.
Atchison Two train loads of new
wheat w ere brought In on I he Cen
tral braocu. The Missouri I'arlflc ex
pects ti handle d.ono carloads of
wbct on that division this fuiL
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KANSAS DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM
The Party Council Declared the Pa
tronage System a National and
Topeka, Kansas Declaring that the
corrupting system of patronage has
become a national ar.d a state scat.dal
and that the evils of this sys.ctn may
b destroyed, the Ivmocratie party
council declared In favor of the elec
tion of all otlicers including I'nited
Sia'fs scr.a'ors, federal Juuge-s ar.d
po'. masters by a direct vote of the
l-ople. Another plank adopted favor-
T 0.l.r r,:anl. elc-Pireel for the
publication of campaign co- trite i"lnns
and expe n-rs a-:e! for a maxim im ra.l
rou4 passtnge-r fare of two ceiitj
OREGON PLAN IN NEBRASKA
A Majority of the Candidates for the
Legislature Hjve Entered Into
thuuha. Nebraska The canvass of
the vote of the re-e- nt primary elec
tions on members of the two houses
of the legislature shows tnat the (.-e
gou plan will U- almost certainly
carried out In the election of a I'lnte-d
States senator to sm c e-. d r'. n.nor
Hurke't. regardless of the p.j'.i:n..l
comjilexlon of the text It glc la' ire.
Uf the 1 lemocrats. "4 of tho It audi
dates for the senate and 7j of the 1"0
candidates for the house arc signers
of "Statement No. J," while on the
Iteptibiican side 1! senatorial cam!!
dates and 47 legislative, aspirants
have taken the same pledge.
NEW HOMES IN SOUTHWEST !
There Has Been 679 55 Acres Re
stored to Public Entry In Arizona
and New Mexico.
Washington, I. C Apuroxlma'e
ly C7.'..V'a acres of land In non.i
anel New Me xl.o, elimuiu'i'il from ttio
national fore sts by l'!eiiiitit Ti ft as
being elite!!) valuable for sgt imiI! in nl
puriK.ses. have been opetie- ll) ettle
me ut under the liotiu s' a-1 la .es by
authority t llu se-ctetaiy of the In
te-rlor The lands will be.oine sub
JeM t to seltlennlit Nov e in lit r but
rn U entry unlll Jw-cetniMr 111
The Champion Ueef Cater.
New York N. Y. Aldertn.ui Prank
Poi.ler, who weighs 1'sl iiciunds. has
1x41) ollle'Ul'y dcclarcel thee ilianiplou
Ix-ef eater of New Votk C;ty fcr 110.
Then champlonsklp leelt Is annually
contested for at the Tieiiunniiy outing.
Alderniau Hotzb r diteposed of 1 1 V
pounds of steak, wintilr.g by thr
Telegraph Sympathy to Japan,
Washington, I C An expression
of the sympathy of the American gov
ernment and the eeoplo of the I'nited
States for Japan 111 the flood calami
ties lu which hundreds lost their lives
lu Japan In the last few days was
telegraphed by the department of
stale to the American ambassador at
Denver Oets an Early Start.
Iuver, Colorado Already a move
mer.t ha been started to capture for
Denver tbe Ix-mmrstlc national con
vention for Iter.!
Hoke Smith for President.
Atlanta, (leorgla A resolution In
dosing Hoke Smith for president of
the l ulled States In 1UI2 was adopt
ed by the convention. It declared
him "eminently fitted to perform tha
arduous duties of the high office of
An Uprising In Philippines,
Manila, r. I. An uprising bas brok
en out In the province of Nm-va VIs-
caya according to advices received
A strong force of rebels Is assembled.
A force bas been arct against tUeiu,
Tha Platform Holds Payne Tariff Law
Unsatisfactory and Commends Acts
Of Insurgent Congrsssman.
Topeka, Knnsni. Adopting a plat
form holding the -Isyi.e law iiiisalls
factory, and declarinx the Itepubllcun
party pledges had not been carried
out, the Kansas Itepuhllcaii party
counc il organised for business.
The KepuMlc ans were convened ai
noon by Secretary of i'tate C. E. lan
tern Congressman Murdock nomi
nated W. 11 Stubhs for temporary
chairman, but was ruled out of orde r
by Chairman Denton on the theory
that the statute does not provide for
thc election of a temporary chairman.
An appeal as taken from the ruling
of Chairman IH'nton. but was tabled
before a vote was takf n. Stuhhs. how
eer, was chosen chairman when the
motion was withdrawn.
The Insurgents planned to name
Ctov. riiuhbs us temporary chairman
to be succeeded by Senator J. H.
Hrist.iw as permanent chairman.
The" platform commends the efforts
president, 'i'a't made to get laws to
f'llt'll the K"ub!lcan national plat
form nnd pledges support for future
work, in the stme paragraph the plat
form commends the light on C.iniio:i
and Aldric h and says the tariff law is
r.o' a faili.llm.'ut of the national party
pledges a:ol demands a real revision.
The platform dec lares for the direct
eb-c ticui of I'nited States sei ator and
federal J.idge and the submit a s'ate
constitution amendment providing for
the rec all of nil state olt'n era and the
initiative and referendum The Kan
sts congressmen are to vote for a
house rule which v. AI make the ho'iso
c on-. tr.i'i elective ai d follow the
la: I down by Theodore l'on;
veil for cous cvatioa of na'.iot.al re
sotiri c s.
THEY STILL BELIEVE IN COOK j
A Story Cc-nes Frc-n Greenland That
He is Now in the North to Eiirj
Back His Record.
Copenhagen, ivn A h ttr fto-"
IcMliiavei) clree t.land says i; is cet'a '
'.ii.it It. Kre dcriek A Cook I on l.i
way to II ml the record w!u:i t.e-
la'.IliS til !lKe- le-ft 1 tl the N c I'll. I.'e
'eutly an Anon, an stcnt'e-r s'l-pje, -i
j t (oidli.nen. f.ir an tio ;r a;i;..ri t" ,y
I otit: r'mrg th- reports lu : I: Ai-oi,
I Mil pape-rs (lb Jilt lr Coi k t.i'.ing
I carted for the Arctic renins to m
'over h:a Inst run. e-nt s and jsp-iit
the let'e-r say everybody in lli.e-r.
land s'.ill heliexos that I r Cook re-ach
d the Nor'Ji pole and tl.at i.-mv iia;
he will return wim the proo.'s
ARE AFTER HAY FEVER CUCf
Assaciat.on cf Surferers Forn-ed and
Prize Offered tor Dis
covery of Cure.
r.e-tbte V.etn, Ne a Hi'it.ifli.r
I'nited Stales Hay l ew r as- .-,(. i.n
s ailow'.ng no grass to grow under it
(eet it) it efforts to I. ml a nie'.nod oi
.'mb.ttui the ravage of itie d..-e ase
trom whieli It meunhrs s ifTt r 1 11"
intiual se -e-ioti of the org air .'., p
closed he re re'e, r. 1 1 y at't r r po"' i t.e.
i in tno p iifi il tneintie-rstiiie n.u iii
jireased Interest in the t!'it oti t'i.-
liiee aSe- Tile II : Oc 1 a ' iel 11 Inj.'' S te) cj.l-
I ,ove r a cure.
NEW YORK NOW HAS 4,7C.o83
This Is an Increaxe of 1.3:i,S1 rr
Per Cent In the Last Ten
Washington, H C--,V oi ding to
-itlle'lal census ligute's gucn out of the
thlrte-e lit ll ictiMIS, I lee- pe p i 1 a ' I e I :, of
the cnv of Noev York ts 4 .'.'e. ."-.., ns
compand Willi :t,4.:7..'e.' In fieu. and
'.'..'U7.4I4 III Is ' I lie' Ilie le ase from
I . to I'.'IU there feue Is l..'.J'.i,M, or
.1h 7 per i. ill a compare d wltli un
Increase for the pr. e e dlliK ele c ade of
'J:,.',7, or 111 r ce-nt
Mistake Affecta Revenue.
Sslina. K.eisas - Hy an ermr la the
ottl.e cef cciilllly tax assensor , S. K.
Hoover, Saline rounty will have to
borrow large sums of money to lid"
over the coming year, and the city
of Salln.t will have to do llkrwlre.
I'he posxe ssleiii of one jiarty tn
Salllia were assessed at IcUS.ouo,
when the aiiiouut should have been
Repulse Imaginary Enemies.
June Hon City. Kansas. The first of
a series of night maneuvers was exe
cuted at tho fort Hilc y c amp of In
struction the entire regular command
taking purt. Tho exercise was In the
disposiilon of troops for security and
was carried out lu squadrons and
Cholera Spreads In Italy.
Home, Italy Twelve new cases
af cholera and six deaths from tbe
disease were reported noui the towns
of San feidlnando, Corlgriola, .Masgh
erlta. Savola. Trlnltapoll, ilarletta,
Aranl aud Molfelta during the past Z4
A Tobacco Magnate Dead.
Redlands, California. Ceorge B
Meyers, ?H years old, and many times
millionaire, died at his home on
Prospect III!) after an lllcvss Ustlug
more '.Inn four months.
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CRANULATCD EVFXID3 U
Murine Doesn'tSmart Soothes Eye Pain
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Mum. fym S.. taAMVtlTutM,2Sctl.oa
i VE BOOKS AND ADV1C K ( RbB BY MAU.
Murine Eye Remedy CoChlciago
GOOD WORK IS PROGRESSING
Women In Every State Join Earnestly
In Campaign Against Tu
berculoses. Four years aeo the only nr'tve wom
en workers In the antl tuberculosis
movement were a little group of about
10 women's clubv Today S'Kt.CuO
women, under the I'nltcd States, are
banded toge ther ngaiuht this disease,
nnd more than 2.0o ciubs aro taking
a special Interest In the crusade. Not
lesi thnn ir.OO.Oftil Is raised annually
by them for tuberculosis work, be
sides millions that are secured through
their efforts in ttatu and muulcliial
appropriations. Mrs. Kufui I. Wll
llama Is the chairman of the depart
ment that directs tills work. In ad
dition to the work of the Oetieral Fed
eration of Womeu's Club, tho I'ubllej
Health Kducatlon committee of the
American Medical a.sorlation. com.
posed largely uf women physh iana,
has carried en an durmh nal cam
paign of lec'ure during the I a-t ear
In which hou--;ia In have l..--n rea'l el.
The Mothers' congress, the Young
Women's Christian association, and
many unufached clu'x bring the nuin-
ber f women unltel tn th t-il-erc-ilo
i sis war to well over a ti.llli- n Th re
Is in t a state In the utiiou where reins
work baa not b'n done.
How Ligntnlng Splits Trees.
I.lghtnlnur make tn-es explode. p.Ve
on rrharge.l bolie r i. The flame of the
lightning does not burn tVtu up. nor
does the cie-ctrlc flash split them like
nn ax TVe Ixdt lie ws threeagh Into all
the e'.an p tiitorstlre-n cf the trunk and
lalei the hollows uui!v Its bvrk All
the tniilsturn at iitnee Is turiievl Into
rtextn, which by lt Immediate) exjo
s!on rip Ci'cn the tro-e. Tor renfirle a
this s'tnp'e thoorv purrle-el srle-ir.lnts,
but they hatto got It right at laet.
Points cf View.
Venus w iu rteili.g fr-uu t!i" sea.
"What a vision!'' rm-d the ine-u oa
"What horrid bathing suit!"
e hcH-d the women. en loMsljr. Chi
Never ay an 111 thing of a pern,
whin thou must say a good thing of
i him: not only spenk charitably, but
fee 1 so.- Kliribeth t i-y.
Ity nsseM'latlnK with some old people
you may re-aluo the truth of the say
ing. "The good die young "
Why so many roplc
have ready - at - hand a
The quick, easy serving
right from the package
requiring; only the addition
of cream or good milk is
an important consideration
when breakfast must be
ready "on time."
The sweet, crisp food 3
universally liked by child
ren, and is a great help to
Mothers who must give to
the youngsters something
wholesome that they relish.
The economical feature
appeals to everyone par
ticularly those who wish
to keep living expenses
within a limit.
Post Toastlcs are espe
cially pleasing served with
fresh sliced peaches.
"The McraoeTy Lingers"
Ptwtum 'fwtl On . t.it
J-ttU tmla, talvefc.