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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: AUGUST 31,. 1913.
3 A FARMERS TAUGHT IN FIELDS New Method of Imparting Scientific Agricultural Information. GREAT MEETING IN GAGE COUNTY Five Hundred Attend Our District Session and Listen to Hxprrtn , Lcctnre on litre Knrnt l Topic. IWITMORE, Neb., Aug. 30. (Spe-;.ul.) It la one thing; to find a better way of doing a thins and another thing to put that method Into general practice. For years the gospel of better farming has been preached, printed and expounded In Various ways without arousing mors than passing interest among fnrmors. Farm ers as a class hnvo been Inclined to scoff At what they termed "book" an J 'Toll top desk" farmers, who came nmnnt: them with scientific facts and formulas to better methods of crop production. But that is changing. In each com munity there is some progressive person mho has acted upon suggestions of those Who have made a scientific study of farming, and they aro bringing homo to Itheir neighbors the value of Improve! methods, as no amount of talking and argument could ever do. The Gago County Crop Improvement association, which has been organized about a year, had some such idea whon there was planned this year a series of demonstrations to be held on different farms where Improved methods are' in Use and where results can be readily seen. Met In an Orchnrd. t'i last Thursday, in connection with th Wymoro Farmers' Institute, the fi h of these meetings was held on i;. Lake Brldenthal farm, near her, and t. j changing attitude of farmers was i tver more clearly marked. Over COO were present; some camo from as far as fourteen mites away. Every part of the southern half of dago county was repre sented by farmers Intensely Interested in the talks and demonstrations. This meeting was arranged as 9. sort cf plcnlo outing in connection with the talks and the demonstration of the scientific care of an orchard. A program had .been arranged for the morning, but people came so lato it waa decldod to epend the morning hours in an Inspec tion of the farm generally. At noon there ftvas a basket dinner, followed by a con Cert by tho Blue. Springs hand. After Soon peoplo began coming and ther con tinued until the tent crectod for the (Speaking was filled to overflowing and creat numbers stood in tho Bhada of Dcarby trees. Methods of Fanning. Tho speakers were Introduced by W I. Reed, president of the Wymora Farm- ers' institute. A H. Kldd, president of the Qago County Crop Improvement as sociation, gave an address of welcome. He described the fruit countries of tho toorthwest and of New England and claims as good conditions for fruit grow ing In Gage county as in either of tho Other locations. Ho predicted that within ten years orchard lands in Gage county, IWhlch can now bo bought foe from ISO to $90 an acre, will be selling for from 61 .000 to $1,000 an- acre. a Dean Burnett of the Btate Agricultural 'pollege spoke on bettering farm condi tions generally, especially urging tho use Of products such aa foddor and straw, iow generally wasted. He suggested the raising of beef cattle and the keep ing of dairy herds and best methods of fctlllzinK these waste products. He ex. plained in detail how hogs and cattle are raised at a profit on stats expert' mental farms, and also told of some x perimenta that were not so profitable. He stated that hogs on alfalfa. It had been found, did better when fed a short corn ration, naming the amount of grain at about tvfc pounds for every hundred Jbounds of live weight in tho hog. ZtaUlnc; Setter Fruit. Prof. J, W. Cooper of the Btate Ag. Hcultural college evoke on orchards and fruit growing. Tho first orchards were planted la the state in tha early 'EOs or fiOa, and with their rrofltable bearing , Men Welcome j 'Mother's Friend A Daly thai Every Mas Owes to Thoso who Perpetuate the Race. it Is Just as important that men should know of progressive methods In advance ef .motherhood. The suffering, pain and dis tress incident to child-bearing can be easily avoided by having at hand a bottle of Blether's Friend. I This is a wonderful, penetrating, exter nal application that relieves all tension upon the murfcles and enables them1 to expand without the palnfnl strain upon the Hga. tnents. Thus there is avoided all those ner tvons spells; the tendency to nausea or morn ing sickness is counteracted, and a bright, ainmy, happy deposition is preserved that reflects wonderfully upon the character and temperament of the little one soon to open Its eyes In bewilderment at the Joy of bis arrival. You can obtain a bottle of "Mother's Friend" at any drug store at HL00, and it will be the best dollar's worth, you ever obtained. It preserves the moth er's health, enables her to make a qulcK and complete recovery, and thus with re newed strength she will eagerly devota berself to the cars and attention which tnean so much to the welfare of the child. iWrlte to the Uradfleld llegulator Co., 120 Xamar Bide, Atlanta, Ga., for tbelr valu able and Instructive book of guidance for expectant mothers. Get a bottle of Moth er's Friend to-day. Office For Rent The large room on ground floor of Bee Building, oc cupied by the Havens White Coal Go. Nice Farnam street front- I age. About i.ouu square r 4. n 11. mub mi iii-ui ajJtiue wiui large vault. Extra en trance from court of the building, Fine office fixtures are of fered for sale. Apply to N. P. Feil. Bee office. Chancellor's Secretary Anon Raymond, who has been Chan cellor Avery's "right-hand man" for the last two years, has submitted his res ignation, effective September 1. He leaves tho university to enter tho prac tice of law In Omaha. Jlr. Raymond graduated from the lib eral arts college of tho state Institution in 1811. As an undergraduate hla record was a brilliant one. Among his univer sity honors ho was an officer In tho cadet regiment, senior managing editor of the Cornhusker, president of tho sen ior class, member of a championship Interclass debate team and of the var sity debate team which dofeated Illinois In 1910, and assistant to lrof. Fogg, tho head of tho university's work In debate and public discussion. He also hended tho list of Phi Heta Kappa elections from the class of Mil. In tho spring of 1911 ho entered life chancellor's office, continuing h's law studies besides taking care of his offi cial duties. In addition he hss been prominent In the discussion of student questions, and has done a considerable amount of spooking and writing, notably an artlclo on "Foreign Trade and Ship ping Subsidies," which appeared In the Forum for last April. Last June he took his law degree, ranking first in a class of fifty-five. Since commencement he has been directing tho circulation of tho Initiative petition on the' university location question. a great many others were planted. Un scrupulous nurserymen gave fruit grow ing a serious setback in Nebraska in the early days. They sold trees from a common stock, claiming they were any variety the customer desired. Insects first appeared In 1890 and became a se rious menace !n 1893. Lack of knowl edge to successfully combat the Insects and various tree diseases that put In an appearance caused orchard! sts to neg lect their trees, and fruit growing be came less than a stdo Issue. Of late years Interest has revived and there aro In the state a great number of success ful fruit growers. One firm, tho Weaver Brothers ot Falls City, Bell their apples In Germany, because they can secure better prices there. Mr. Cooper stated that In Nebraska la Just as good fruit land and fruit weather as can be found anywhere. lie says that Nebraska fruit Is In demand because It has a better ap pearance and keeps better than tha aver age product of other localities. In Oage county aro hundreds of neglected or chards that can bo turned into money makers for their owners with a little work and proper care. Mr. Coopor de ferred most of his talk until the other talks had been made, so he could take his hearers Into the Drldenthal orchard and illustrate his points practically. Vol no ot Dairy Stock. Following Mr. Cooper's talk; Otto Ielb- ers, Gago county demonstrator, gave a practical ioik on dairy cattle, using a full blood Molsteln cow from the herd of Mr. Ellington upon which to Illustrate .his points. Mr. Letbers urged farmers to keep more dairy cattlo and better ones. He did not recommend any par ticular breed, but suggested the Holstetn, the Jersey and the Guernsey aa good breeds for this locality, explaining the good and bad points of each breed. He showed on tho Holsteln Just what polcts should bo considered in picking a dairy cow. Ho stated that tha only way to teU whother a dairy animal is paying is to keep a milk record, weighing the milk and testing It each day. In that way un profitable animals may be weeded out of a herd. Dairy cattle on a farm will utilize products usually wasted, and bring good money returns for the work necessary for their proper care. Great Interest was shown In his talk, innumer able Questions being asked, A. H. Kldd has an ambition to fill two or more townships In Gage county with Holatelns, which he thinks Is the Ideal dairy breed for this country. Ho wants Gago to bo- come noted for Holatelns. Mr. Lelbtws -followed his talk on dairy ing with a demonstration of horse Judg ing, using a fine Belgian maro and colt belonging to Mr. Brldenthal to Illustrate tha points. He urged upon farmers the point that thoroughbred animals cost no mora to keep on the farms than scrubs and that they bring far greater returns, Illustrated Tree Talk, When tha meeting tn the tent had con cluded Mr. Cooper and those Interested In orchards, over 100 In all, went into the Brldenthal orchard, where Mr. Cooper concluded his talk on proper care of fruit trees, walking from tree to tree to lllus trato his points. He waa followed about for over two hours by over 100 men, who showed their Interest by the great num ber ot questions they asked. In fact. Mr. Cooper's talk waa largely confined to the answering of practical questions. On the subject of spraying, one man wanted to know If the fruit did not carry poison In harmful quantities. Mr. Cooper replied that if a man were to eat eight tons of apples right down he might get enough poison to hurt. Tho orchard on tho Brldenthal farm U an old one, planted many years ago. Un til Mr. Brldenthal came into possession of the place in 1912. the trees had re ceived the care usual In Nebraska, which Is practically none at all. Occasionally a fair crop was produced, but so far as known the trees had never been sprayed and no attempt been made to rid the trees of disease. In the spring of 1912 Mr. Brldenthal found tho trees in very bad condition. Many wero dead, and others dying from neglect and disease. Tho trees stood unpruned In a close sod, Hevlrlna- Dead Orchard. The dead trees, about 20o In number, were removed, root and branch. The re maining trees wero carefully pruned. All superfluous wood and all dead limbs were removed. Canker waa cut out and tho wounds disinfected and covered. Now trees were Bet out where the old onos had been removed. Before doing so the old soil was removed. A hole shot with dynamite, filled with clean new soil, was prepared In which the trees were set, watered and firmed. Trees were sprayed with lime-sulphur solution, plus arsenate of lead. The same general treatment was repeated this year. The condition of the orchard shows tho effect of its recent care In a very marked manner. Mr. Brldenthal stated that the yield luit year was about 2,000 bushels, and that the yield this year will be but half that on account of adverse weather, but tho quality of fruit had been Improved im mensely, Mr. Cooper explained that the. Brlden thal orchard Is one of six tn the state which the state agricultural college is watching and assisting in the care of. The others are located at Nemaha, Brownvlllc. Lincoln and two at Florence, In each orchard there are a certain number of trees marked. In the Brlden thal orchard there are three treca In each row marked. On these trees different kinds of Iniectlcldes. and sprays ar tried out side by side. Each apple that falls from these trees Is counted, and carefully examined to determine the Is Coming to Omoha JLnan m x(a.Y7no2xc Br causa of its fall. At picking tlmo each apple remaining on tho trees will be counted and examined to determine the effect of the various remedies applied to the treo and fruit. Mr. Cooper stated that in all about 750,000 apples will havo been counted and examined at the cloo of the picking season this fall, and he anticipates a large amount ot valuable Information from this source. Farmers Interested In Work. The Gage County Crop Improvement association will hold probably two other meetings similar to the one on the Brld enthal farm this fall. At ono dairying wUl b the principal topic. Mr. Kldd. president Of the association, believes these meetings are of great benefit, and he was especially pleased with the suc cess of Thursday's meeting. He believes it will result In more fruit growing In uage county. Farmers like the new ! method of demonstration. They say that the mere reading ot facts and formulas, including as they must many technical terms and sclentlflo names, does not bring home to them the facts, as docs the actual seeing of the work, and tho results. They all expressed satisfaction at having attended themeetlng and plan to put Into effeot what they learned. BAPTIsrASSOCIATION MEETS AT BELLW00D BELLWOOD, Neb., Aug. SO.-fSpocJaU The fortieth annual meeting of the York .Baptist association waa Just closed here last night. The soaslons were held In the Methodist church as the Baptists lost their building by lightning last spring. The York association Includes all the English' speaking Baptist churches of seven or eight counties In and around York. Annual letters from the churches show thtt there has been much good work done In most of the churches and that some have made good gains. The en rollment In Sunday school and Baptist Young People's union has Increased, Tho reports indicate that soma churches have been revising their rolls so that dead timber has been cut out and the figures represent more nearly a working foroa and not a dead membership. Each of the churches have given largely to benevo lent objects, and a spirit of harmony exists. All ot the churches of this asso ciation are supplied with pastors save three, and David City Is planning to call one soon. Some of the state workers had a part of the program. Rev. Fred Berry of Lin coln, Rev. J. D. Collins ot Lincoln, Rev. Wlllson Mills ot Omaha, Mrs. J. H. Kerr or Ainsley, and Mrs. Bertha Beeman of this Sunlight mission to the Hop! Indians tn Arizona, gave addresses. Beveral pastors of the association also delivered sermons, Rev. C. A. Spauldlng of Os ceola, Rev. E. F. Eberley ot Hampton, Rev. Mr, Markham ot Cedar Rapids, and Rev. J. Q. Dickson ot York. The election of officers resulted In tho choice of Rev. Ellsha II. Jackson of Stromsburg as moderator, Miss LiVzle Hall of York aa clerk and Mr. Ludden of Burprise as treasurer. Members were elected to the various boards as follows: For Baptist Young People's union board, Miss Fortna of Octavla; education board, Rev. Ellsha IL Jackson of Stromsburg; mission board. Rev. J, G. Dickson of York; social board. Judge Aithur Wray bf York; Sunday school board, E. C. Knight of York. BUFFALO TEACHERS INSTITUTE CLOSES KEARNEY. Neb., Aug. S9.-(SpeclaL)- The Buffalo county institute, at which about 200 teachers were In attendance, closed Friday evening after an address by State .Superintendent Delzell. The ses slons have been running for four days tn the high bcIiooI building In this city and have been of unusual Interest throughout The first day's program was in charge of A. E. Fisher, and Miss CMallory of tha American Book company gavo several Interesting talks to the teachers along the lines ot primary reading. On Wednesday the sessions were in charge of E. F. Monroe, superintendent of the Bhelton city schools. He took for his subjects "Composition" and "Geog raphy." Paul Detrlchr ot Lincoln waa a decided success on this day with his story-telling department On Thursday Miss Edith Hall was tn attendance, talc ing for her subject "Primary Methods." Dean Fordyce, dean of the teachers' col lege, University of Nebraska, gave sev. eral good talks on this day. Superintend eni Delzell was In attendance on Friday and brought soma very good Ideas to the teachers. On Wednesday evening the Normal Con cert company entertained the institute with a musical program. The company, which consists of an orchestra, a so prano and a reader, was well received by the visitors. Live Stork Car Take Fire. COLUMBUS, Neb.. Aug. S0.-(8peclal.) The Spalding freight came In Friday evening with a car of stock on fire. Th consignment was from the Indian school at Genoa and consisted of some fine stock to be taken to the state fair. One end was filled with hay and blankets for the stock and this Is where the fire caught from the locomotive. The local fire de partment was called out and soon had tha blaza under control and saved the live stock from injury. Key to the Situation Bee Advertising. TAKES UP CONVICT'S FIGHT Woostcr Ohampioni Personal Privi lege in Penitentiary. CASE OF PRISONER ST, CLAIR rtefnaea to Attend Chnptl on Sunday and Warden Placea Him In Solitary Confinement as Ileanlt, (From a Staff Correspondent) LINCOLN, Aug. 30.-(Speolal Telegram.) V ........ i. IT UUtll V.' 1 . 1 V . V- V. V (I.., pealed to tho Hoard of Control from tho I ..ill. ..f Unri1.n t'.intnu nf tA iv.nl. . II Ml ...... . VII. VI V. IIIU I'-.". ' lentlnrv. whn inmn limp :ifrn'rnll Hint n prisoner named St. Clair should attend ehnpel exercise on Sunday. The man J refuted and Was placed In solitary con finement pending his willingness to obey personal rules. Wooter has employed Judge I. L. Albeit of Columbus to look after St. Clair's intents and the Board of Control has signified its willingness to listen to a pica for leniency. Tho hearing will probably not come off until after tho state fair. Hull Kile opinion. The long-promised dissenting opinion ot Railway Commlisloner Thomas Hall on tho IJncoln Telephone and Telegraph rase appealed late this afternoon. Com missioner Hall apologises for the brevity of the opinion, which covers thrlyt-thieo typewritten pages, nnd says that owing to ; press ot business ha had to cut It short In closing he hopes he has not hurt any body's feelfnRB or injured anybody. The opinion chiefly flireo things differently from tho way his colleagues decided them and goes to show from his standpoint that tha telephnnq company was not en titled to tho small raise in rates given It by tha commission. Shnhnn Succeeds Ilprr. The Board of Charities and Correction, consisting of Governor Morchcad, Super intendent Delcell and Land Commissioner Beckman, met this afternoon and clcctod John T. Shahan to the potltlon of secre tary of the board In place of J. F. Plpnr, who tenlgnod to take up work with a local building and loan company. Mr. Shahan was formcily deputy state auditor undor Auditor 8. A. Barton and came from Kearney, where he was formerly deputy county treasurer. He will taka charge ot tho office Monday. TEACHERS HAVE GOOD TIME AT ORD INSTITUTE, ORD. Neb.. Aug. 30.-(Speclat)-Tho Valley county teachora' Institute, wlilch haw been In session here since Monday, will close tonight. The Institute has been the most successful that haa ever been held In tha county. The attendance was the largest, eighty-two teachers being present during tho week. There haa been plenty of entertainment for tho teachers while In the city. Monday evening there was a plcnlo in the park; Tuesday night Miss Frances M. Richardson of Lob An. geles, Cal., "The Flag Lady," gave an entertainment for tho teachers and pub 11c under the auspices of the Grand Army of the Republic; Wednesday ovonlng there waa a band concert and a oomlo opera by the Methodist choir, and Thursday ovonlng Mlsa Pllve wouetn, ono 01, mo Instructors. secured for tho Institute, gave a miscellaneous program of readings. Notes from CC Point. WEST POINT, Neb., Aug. 30. (Special.) if-Hct-A itponnKn linvn been Issued dur ing the week to Otto W. Luebke of Cd- lumbus and Miss Mary Anna wacicer or this county and to Arthur 8. Tinning nnd Miss Paulina Bans, both of Pllger. Miss Lillian Koch of West Point haa been elected musical director ot tha pub lic schools of West Point in the place of Prof. Reese Solomon, who haa accepted a similar position In tha Fremont schools. Herman Boldt and Marlon Marsnaai or Bancroft have been arrested on a charge of selling liquor to Indians. They were brought before County judge Dewald for preliminary hearing and the case ad journed to September l, tho accused men being artmlttea to oaai. Arthur S. Tinning and Miss raunna, Bans wero married by County Judge De wald at the court house. The young peo ple are residents of Pllger, whero tnoy will make their future home. Ilav G. Hulburt, who was placed in charge ot the news department of tho Cumine County Democrat at West Point a few Weeks agorae been appointed pub licity manager of tho weorasKa maio Christian Endeavor union. A movement has been stnrted to secure a Chautauqua for West Point during tha next season. Km School Honne for Stella. STELLA. Neb., Aug. 30. (Special.) The contract for tho new nchool building was let to H. A. Bellas of Auburn for lis.JW. The building Is to bo of a hard, rough vitrified brick known as hy-tex. If Bed- ford Btone is used for trimming the cost will bo $400 extra. Tha building la to bo 4fix70 faet. with a basement ton leet deep, so that the basement will have windows four feet above' ground, and a part of It can be used for a gymnaHiuro. The con tract calls for the completion of tho touiid lng by January 1. 1914. The Stella school has added tho twelfth grade and will have six teachers this year, with w. 1 'Best late of Pleasantdale, as the prin cipal, Vnrlelr Merchants Meet, NORFOLK, Neb.. Aug. .-(Speclal.) Tho Nebraska Variety Merchants asao elation met in convention here Wednes day and Thursday. Most of tha tlma was devoted to the discussion of how they could mirchase merchandise direct from tho manufacturers and thereby give their customers the advantage of lower prices, Grand Island was selected for the next meeting! which will be held February u and 12. Allesred DootleKBer Arrested. ARLINGTON, Neb., Aug. 30.-(8peclal.) Marshal Utterback ot this place ar rested a man who gave his name as Tony Bronson last Saturday ior bootlegging. Ha haa been here since July 4 in tha nark and was always seen with a large suitcase, which when searched hr the marshal rovealed whisky and beer. He waa taken to Blair and tried before County Judge Eller, who bound him over to the district court for trial. riiarired with Abnslnv Wife, ORD, Neb., Aug. SO. (Special.) Joseph Hosek, a well-known resident of this vi clnlty, was brought Into court hero on a chargo ot having failed to procure meal cal aid for his wife when she was III and of otherwise misusing her. The com plaint waa sworn out by Vaclav Hejsek, fathor of Mrs. Hosek. Hosek was re leased on W bond and tha case con tinued thirty days. The Persistent and Judicious Use of Newspaper Advertising is the Road to Business Success. FREAK SPORT OF ENGLAND Duke of Queensberry a Hot Bird in His Say. WINNER OF AMAZING WAGERS Type of tee Ttmea "When Men Drnnlc Deeply. Loved Lightly, Fonaht Fiercely and Gambled Itee)leiw1r." James Douglas, fourth and last duke of Queensberry was not exactly a saint. Indeed, under his universally known nickname of "Old Q.." he figured In pos- slbly more scandalous stories than any f.UIJ . I I II t U ?t.ll I .'.." v.wa.vv ....... nthrvi man et hla rinv and Eeneratlou. which Is saying a good deal, for his grace lived In an age when men drank deeply, loved lightly, fought fiercely and gam bled recklessly. But whatever might be said against hla fair fame In other directions, no ono ever whispered a word against hla honor as an owner of race horses. For years he made It a practice to ride hla own mounts, and ho rodo them straight. This may not seem much of a distinc tion nowadays, but tho standard of honor was lower then than it la at present. Kven the holders of old and honored names were not nlwaya free from sus picion ot "Jockeying" the public James' Douglas, however, was known to be averse from even tho appoaranco ot trickery, and he was In consequence tho Idol ot tho racing public whenever ho appeared on tha course. In the many strange wagers, too. In which he figured as one of the principals, he nlwaya found plonty of followers, for people knew that ho bet to win, It winning were humanly possible. An Amaalnir Wnaer. Thus, when at tho ago of 25 he laid a wager ot 1,000 guineas that he would pro duce ef carriage that could be driven nineteen miles In one hour, the public showed Ita faith in hlin by backing him to tho tune of 150,000, at odds on that aver agod something le 3 to 1. By the terms ot the hot he was to havo th cartage ready on Newmarket Heath August 29, 1750, and such was the public Interest In tho event that a crowd esti mated to number In excess of IOJ.000 por sons assembled thero on that day, peo ple coming from all parts ot England on foot, on horseback and In vehicles ot very description. The carriage, when uncovered, proved to he an extraordinary contrivance. It was. indeed, not so much a carriage as the framework of a carriage, mado prin cipally of whalebone, steel springs and leather straps. It was drawn by four horses, each tldden by a postilion armed with whip and spur. The scat for tho driver was placed very low In the rear, and consisted of leathor straps paddod with vclvot Ball bearings wore not then invented, of course, but the ends of the axles revolved In brass sockets fitted with the old-time eaulvalcnt of the modern oil bath. The whole weighed Jess than 1M pounds. Letter In a Cricket Ball. Before this carriage was decided ,on several others had been tried, about 1700 having been spont in preliminary experi ments. Douglas won his wagor, how ever, together with about 10,000 In aldo bets, for the carriage covored the dlstanco In 13 minutes and 27 seconds, leaving fully time enough to have gone another mile. Soon after this ho mode a series of bets, aggregating nearly 10,000 guineas, that he would have a letter conveyed fifty miles within an hour. Aa this was long before the days of Bteani, the feat was looked upon as an Impossible one. But "Old Q." successfully accomplished it by Inclosing the mlsalvo in a cricket ball, which was thrown from hand to hand by relays of expert catchers. About this time he foil In love with Miss Pelham, the ravlshtngly beautiful daughter ot the then secretary of state, and niece of tha duke ot Newcastle. Tho duke of Hamilton waa also a suitor for tha lady's hand, and to settlo which of them waa to retire in favor ot tha other, the two noblemen aareod to raea against one another, each to ride his own horse, A wager of 1,000 gulneaa also depended on the result. Queensberry showed superb Jockeyshlp and won by a short head. The lady docs not seem to have taken amiss this summary method of disposing of her per son and soon afterward tha couple be came engaged. Almost on tha era ot the wedding, how ever, the engagement was officially de clared vott," and, though the reason waa never made public, It is fairly certain that the coupla were genuinely In love with one another, and anxious 'to bo mar ried, and that the opposition camo from the young lady's relatives. It is a note worthy fact that both hie lovers remained single to the day ot their deaths, (lolna- to Live for 1'lrnsura Alone The disappointment had probably much to do with launching "Old Q." on that career of fashionable dissipation which was afterwards to make his name a by word even amongst the notoriously lax Bet in which he moved. Not that he ever did anything dishonorable according to his code of morality. In outer words, ha remained to tha end of his Ufa a gentle man, as the term "geniieman- was un derstood In those days. But ha openly avowed that henceforth he meant to live for pleasure alone, and as a first step towards tha attainment ot his object he had built for him at Richmond a villa which waa a marvel of splendor. Hero his amours, however, exposed him to the vengeance ot men whom he had supplanted, or whose wives and daughters ha had played fast and loose with, ana ha waa several times challenged to fight duels. "Old Q.," however, although not exactly a coward, seems to have had a constitutional aversion to meeting an adversary in mortal combat. Most of his "affairs of honor" ha man aged to compromise, either by a money payment or an apology, or both com bined. But on one occasion the aggrieved party, a flra eatlnK Irish nobleman, would taka no denial, and a duel wuo arranged to taka placa on Wimbledon common, the weapons to be pistols. Ilraaffht n Coffin for "Old a." On the morning appointed for the meet ing tha Irishman appeared on the ground somewhat late, followed by a closed car riage of hearselike appearance, when two men presently withdrew a coffin, which they laid upon the grass. Considerably agitated, "Old Q." demanded of his an tagonist what he meant by this strange proceeding, "Well, my dear fellow," was the reply, "you know, of course, that I never miss my man, and aa I feel In excellent form today I make no doubt but you will need a coffin before many more minutes are over, and so, you see, I have' had the consideration and forethought to briny one along with ine, In order to sava your friends trouble." tfhls coldblooded speech, delivered with tlia most perfect monchabnee of manner, was too much for Queensberry's nerve. He turned deadly pale, dropped his pistol and bolted from tho spot. 3111k and Ilrnnily Ilaths. Navarthclers, up to almost the day ot his death, which took place at tha ad vanced nga of 88, "Old Q." continued to scandalize tho Mrs. Orundys of his day by all sorts ot mad tricks and wild pranks. "Country cousins," up in Lon don for a holiday, would be escorted down Plcadllly In order to have tho "wicked old duko" pointed out to them, sitting, as was his custom, on the bal cony of his club, dressed in a bluo coat nnd yellow breeches, and consistently ogling through his glasses everything tn petticoats that passed within range ot Ws vision. Then, too. would be told with bated breath wonderful stories ot how he sus tained his flagging energies, and prac tically defied old age, with all kinds ot wonderful restoratives, notably milk and brandy baths, followed by copious draughts of his world famous Tokay wlno, the remnants of which aold, after Ms death, for 100 guineas a doien, Pearson's Weekly. BOY IS WORTH HIS COST No Other Investment Itrlnar Bncn Illir netnrns In Fun, Frolic and Trimble, A professor ot the Chicago university has been Indulging In figures relating to the cost ot rearing n boy. Ho says that no matter how poor a boy's parents may be It cost 14,000 to bring him from baby' hood to the ago ot 18. This Is tha min imum for any boy. And you can spend as much more than ttn h you please. The professor, perhaps unconsciously, conveys the Impression that even It you spend as llttlo as 14,000 you may not get your money's worth. But In our humble opinion. It It should happen to cost 11,000,000 to rear a boy it la well worth It. Not that we would en courago the expenditure of a million dollars on any boy. But Is there any other investment which pays such big returns? .It Is true, ot course, that you are al ways taking a gambling chance with any boy. He may go wrong in splto of every' thing you can do, nnd yet, looking at tha matter In Its very worst aspects, there Is so much that you gain In largo human experience, in varieties of emotions, in expansion and contraction of the soul, tha mind and the heart In rearing a boy that It pays under any conditions. When yui put thought nnd affection and interest nnd encouragement and as much chastisement as may be necessary and hope and faith and charity Into a boy, It la better than planting a garden, betW than speculating In Wall street better than falling In lova with a woman better than anything else In tho world that we know anything about. A boy is a much more human docu ment than any other kind of a human being. Thero Is tnoro genuine response In a small boy than thoro is tn a Wagner orchestra or a medium sized ocean There la everything In a small boy that thoro ought to bo and a great deal more, Besides, a smalt boy can causo mora trouble to tho square Inch than any thing else on earth. And that Is the reason, professor, why It pays to raise one, no mattetvhow much he costs. Life. Ont or Style. "No," Alfred," alghcd the beautiful maiden, "It can never be!" "Wh-why not, MaxloT" faltered the young man. "Can you look me In the foco. dear, and tell mo you don't love mar' "I havo a very hlaii reirard for you." she admitted, "but your are not quite what a lover should be.' "in what respect! ' aho Bald, bringing a scrutinizing gaze to bear upon him. "You are 'tall and broad shouldered,' but you haven't the 'lean face' Indispensable in the hero ot a love story nowadays." Chicago Trlb-un. 11AS STOOD FOR SUPERIOR EXCETJLT2NCB SINCE 1S60 Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey la a predigeated liquid food In the form ot a medicinal whiskey and iU palatablllty and freedom from Injurious Hubstancen render it bo that it can bo retained by the most sensitive stomach. It is invaluable for the prevention and alleviation of distressing summer complaints. Look tor the "Old Chemlst'a Head" and be sure you get the genuine. Get a bottle today and you'll begin to notice an improvement tomorrow. Sold by moBt druggists, grocers, and dealers, $1.00 a bottle. Medical booklet and doc tor's advlco freo on request. Tho Duffy Malt Whiskey Co., Rochester, N. Y. f Be Ready These too, alter a long dry season such as tnis naa ueen ana now mucn uiey must need a thorough cleaning In order to ba ready for Fall and Winter useT The Wardrobe will put them in first class condition at reasonable prices and all work guaranteed. Phone Douglas I72t wo will call for and deliver to all parts of the city and Dundee. Douglas 1739. 8010 rarnant Btraat. Stars will ba open until GRAND MUSIC CARNIVAL STATE FAIR GROUNDS, 3:30 aril 7. P. M. Sunday Afternoon and Evening, Aug. 81. LIBERATTI'S BAND, Stars will give Sacred and Classical Concerts. Admis3ion to Grounds, 25o After 2:00 P. M., Sunday. END OF AK-SAR-BEN SEASON Two More Initiation Nights Schcd tiled for This Year. REPARATIONS FOR CARNIVAL Contractor Expect to Begin Ilalld. Insr Booths on King's HlRavrnr Within Few Days-Nevr Areli Completed. There will bo but two more lnltlatloi. nights at the Ak-Sar-Ben Den. They are Monday night nnd a week from Monday September 1 will be tho lost time ttilk year when out-of-town visitors will be specially Invited. Those who happen to bo In town a week from Monday evening, and como to tho Den will be heartily wel comed, howover. Tho evening of Scptembor 8 will bf known as Omolui night All clubs anc organizations In tho city will receive spe cial invitations for that night and a large class ot local men 1b expected to be In itiated. A number of special feature! will bo attached to tho Initiation toi Omaha night No special trains will be run to Omaht Monday evening for out-of-town visitors, but word comes that a great many wll' bo here from Oakland, Bancroft Pender Nebraska City, Silver City and many other towns ot tho stato. Tho work of preparing for carnlva. week Is progressing nicely and all hands are well up with their work. The wecdi and grass aro being cut on what is to be the carnival ground. The new arch for tha Howard street entrance Is practlcallj complete and will be set up eomo Umt during next week. A request haa beer made of the olty that tha following streets ! closed for the carnival .week: How ard from Seventeenth to Twentieth Eighteenth from Harney to Howard, Nineteenth from Harney to Howard. St Mary's avenue from Nineteenth to Twen tieth. Contractors oxpoct to begin build lng tha booths within a fow days. Boot! spaoe has sold well, but thero aro still soma good locations left, which aio ex pected to go rapidly beginning with this week. Word has been received from many Ger man organisations throughout the stati that Immense representations of German! are to bo hero for the German day pa- rado Thursday afternoon, October 2. 'Should Worry" Class Itf otto. "Perturbaremur" Is the motto of tha graduating class of the Racine (WUK) High school. It was chosen as a com pliment to the method ot teaching and lessons learned by tho membera ot the class while nt tho school. Persons not members of the class be camo Inquisitive and nsked tho meaning of tho term. Members of the class re fused to enlighten them. Then one of the teachers, well versed In Latin, translated the phrase and was astonished. She re ported to L. H. Brooks, principal of the school, who said the class probably would realize the absurdity ot the motto bctoro It is too late to adopt a different one. "Thera never was a more inspiring phrase than our motto," said a member of the class. "It expresses all the hope and optimism of mankind. It Is the doctrine of cheerfulness." The translation of perturbaremur is, "We should worry." Milwaukee Sentinel. The Earth, Waa Kuffcrlnar. .Not long ago, when lier father pur chased a country place In Virginia, a llt tlo Washington girl waa afforded her first experience of things rural. Hho roso very early and her eye was Immediately caught by the sparkle ot the dew on the grass. "Why, daddy," she observed, "It's hotter than I thought! Bee tho grass all covered with persplratlonl" Judge. Uncle Jerry. "I notice,"' said Uncle Jerry Peebles, taking oft his glasses and wiping them, "that a woman wants to be. divorced from her husband because he can't hold a Job long anywhe.ro and they have to be always movlnr. She -aaya they've moved six times In the last ten years. Oreat Poter Cartwrightt Wouldn't alio 'a' been an awful falluro aa an old-tlma Methodist preacher's wlfeT" Chicago Tribune. few cool daya are Just a reminder that It is time to nave your Fall cleaning Gone. Do you realise how the dust la ground into vour cornets, curtains, draperies and clothing TttO. O. Wlmotn, Xaaaffer. noon on Von lay, labor Bay, Assisted by Ten Grand Opera 10& '.J 9