WOMEN RUN TOWN
They Hold All the Offices In Uma
TOOK CHARGE FIRST OF YEAR.
Executed Campaign Coup Which Left
Men Gasping—Elected Mayor, Four
Members of Council, Recorder and
Treasure!—All New Officials Are
Married—Promise Many Reforms.
Kansas City.—Woman has come Inte
fcer ewn In Umatilla, Or«., «ays thr
Kttusaa City Times. Umatilla nvw lias
a woman mayor, four i'ouueilwomen,
«ranuiu rwonlvr und a woman trees
•rer. Tliey went Into offline Jan. 1.
•lie only Illing left for tbe men In the
eJlce of town iimrslial, aud lie or she
fc appointed by tbc mayor. Tbe men
•re hoping for the best.
rled the in oil' to the polls. Despite
fact that Mr. Sturdier Is chief dis
patcher at that place, be did net swing
•re labor vote.
AU of the otlicei-M are married. Out
•f a possible 2H votes 174 were cast,
'the defeat was decisive.
HAVE YOUR AUTO PAINTED
I have made arrangements for
good warm room for the winter and
will he ill position to paiut your
auto after Christina«, and guaran
tee you satisfactory work. Prices
will be reasonable.
Phone 98 Olaudo Brautseg
Every Day or Evening
ex. Friday and aturday
Or. C. Williams
Chicago Vet. Colh I89I
Oil Off Puooe 71 Ke*tdeuce rhoue Si
Sisseton, S. D.
RUTH N. HAY
•itfom tr'ed everything and failed
iMM MIUi, tr» Ctairopractor «rpinal)
.wweeweatt. and net well. OBce
iHetfrtelUUB*. lluar». nie IIa. m. and
TO GUARD RICH ESTATES
Vincent Astor, Frederick Vandarbilt
and others In the Organization.
I'ouglikeciislo, N. Y.—Wjirrcn Delano
of liarrytowu. ('uhmcl Ar« Iii!»:»Id Rog
ers flytk* I'lirlc. Tni'-.v I-'mvs of
A campaign coup which has left thr
Ijcti gasping «wept tbe women Into
efflce. It was not until '1 o'clock the
eftecMOOii of election day that tbe inen
aaallised (bp women liad a ticket In tbo
SbM. Down at the town ball, whert
Jbo destlnli'M of Uuiatilla arc sbupcil.
•e politicians laughed at tbe "ruiuor."
wan a joke. Tbc smiles vanished
when the ballots were counted, auU
tflo men still are wondering just bow
Thy women won't tell. They won't
lfly whether it wits "framed" at sonic
sewing circle, livklge club or cburcb
eaclal. All they will say is:
"Now we're going lo show the men
what a strictly business and econom
ical administration really Is."
13. E. Sturdier, who was running for
re-election to I lie mayor's olllcv, was
«lefealcü bv Ills wife by twenty-eight
tiAes. All efforts to interview Mrs.
Sturdier have failed. However, after
8 conference In tbe kitchen Mrs. Stai
uliur came to the door and gave out
"A* yet the women have nothing to
•ay is to tlieir future policy or as tu
why they desired control, but from the
heat information we arc able to obtain
Ifcey were dissatisfied with the past
administration, claiming Inetllcleucy
and a general lack of business ability
ae far as the running of the city was
Umatilla la a railroad town. All
ulug election day the women re
ut home, busy with their dally
In tbe afternoon they put on
bonnets und began a whirlwind
campaign. They met the trainmen in
Äe yards as they came In from tlieir
various runs, buttonholed (hem
I'll IAviii^slon of
Givi'iHlah* aud Thomsis fluni of
njont. .s dirci'li'i's, lilvil :i rrrtÜh-m! of
I In.' in«« i'!'o :,!i of lliv I'jipcr 11 mlsou
I'rolc live society.
Tli.* purjinse of Hie soriei.v is to
yiiz1 •I eoimti e-itntos of wen It !iy Nvw
Yorl ir: ngiirisl trir irs. Anions
tu I Ik*
society nre Vincent
I*, lltmtuighii. l-'reder
i-'k Vaitderljill. WiI!i:i•:* I! 1 tmsmorv
»•id .1« Im I. f! ell.
Amtir:vm«*ht hrrn f11 iI.• lo en.
gnge t'e 'I'liVcs jhm| Wiilrlimen Tile
formal ion of the irly Is I lie result
of burglaries hist sp ing. which cul
minated in lhe killing hurvhir on
Astor's eMMt hy !eleeli\es. Mösl of
tile wealthy v.-jdeltts of I lie votmty
have pla ed their s'ivvrwaie in u«e
deposit vaults and a .* uiim plate.
Thv oc?i'ty will "co rrnle with lo
(.•til. vn:::,ty and siaie o!,n tals to en
force law ami oiTer rewards lor tlu* ur
rest of criminals.
BOY S?)( YFÄ^ IS
riTCE^ATICa P, OJIGY
Child With Unustnl Mental Pow
ers DiscovercJ In Fincilay
Flmlliiy. O.—A child wunde:', with un
usiliil mviitlil iKUVfis. has liccn disiov
civU in IIii' lirst gi'iiilv W i'st Mnlti
sti'i'i't school liy Miss Helen tiiisliill.
lie Is Muster Roy lAirl awii six,
son of r. I.. Kot'lc, well driller, resid
ing un I''i':»1.1
In «venue. While liright
iu ull his school work, the youngster is
ii jirodi'-'y ill uintheinntlvs.
lie knows the calendar li.v lieu it and,
although given the most severe ijues
tlou with regard to days mid dates,
uever mukes a mistake. If you tell
bim your age lie euu tell I» second
the yeiir you were born, and if you
give Ulm the dale of your birthday and
ask lilm what day of tbe week It comes
ou lie replies at once, correctly and
Iiis ability cannot lie attributed to
lueiilnl telcjmth.v. I'nr in many in
stall: es Iii' tells the day of dates in
last year's calendar, which, when you
look tlieiu up, you Und are right,
Although not customary to teach
children the months and ubbrcvial ions
ut months, liuy Imd laeni Mastered
when lie went to kindergarten, and
the remarkable feature is that lie was
•e is also lightning fast lu problems
which deul with addition and .subtrac
tion of the calendar, and catch ques- I
lions are easily solved.
LEPERS IN REVOLT.
They Refused to Leave Havana Hos
pital For Another Home.
Huvuna.—Tlic Ivvuis of Sun Ijizuro
Uospitul roTolleil when tbc ulllrcra o!'
ilieir Institution ti led lo trnnsler tlicm
IV Muriel, anil It was several hours lie
fore tlie.v ugveeil to leave.
When the Inmates ini^i'U flag say
ing they would be removed only by vio
lence the health officers hesitated, hav
ing beard rumors that the 174 leliere
Imd alius and would use them.
After a promise had been given that
they would be removed to new hospi
tal now being built as soon as It 1» fin
ished the lepers entered the ambulances
prepared for them, many of them weep
ing as they went There is a report
that more than twenty of them escaped
San I.nznro during the parley.
GIRLS. HERE'S JULIA!
He Want« Wife, but Name Bare Him
Boston.—A. Julia Sbeperd. pros
perous farmer of Derry, N. lt.. is un
able to Olid a wife'at home because of
Lis middle name, so be has come to
Massachusetts to look for one. Re
cently be was "looking tliem over" in
"1 am twenty-seven years old. aiu
making good money and wlsb to have
a real home." he said to a reporter
there. "If there is a girl who is look
ing for a man like me I would be glad
lo bare her write to mo."
HER 105TH BIRTHDAY FEAST.
Mrs. Bennett Entertains Three Gener
ations For the Holidays.
Mew York.—Mrs, Alice Benuett. who
celebrated the hundred and lifth anni
versary of her birth In her home In
Brooklyn recently was somewhat tired,
but not so much that site did not cele
She carried out her daily routine of
life and- then had dinner with her sou
and daughter, seven grandchildren aud
live great-grandchildren. All except
daughter live out of town and were
guests Iii'Brooklyn over the holl
County Jail Empty.
JeCersoa City, Mo.—There la not a
•dsoeer tbe Cole Jail. The last prto
eeer was dlecherged recently. Aocsord
IM to tbe records at tbe JaU. tkU W
the trat time in ee*iMt]r4*« yea
it bM been wltbeot aa «ecopent As a
iMlm lie to tweety-flre
tMn. ewl et tbi« thM
*rm* ewmr Meü.
jyitni^U -r_ 3i .hL-SS^MtWt'ji
REOLD A VELLAGE
Erect Groin of Houses In War
AMERICANS HELP IN WORK.
Cornerstone of First Building In Vitri*
niont, France, Laid by Ambassador
Charp—Mrs. Croc!cr Is Conor—Men
Not Fitted For Md.tar/ Service Do
ing Construction Work.
Vlirimont. i'rauce. This village.
I wblch. like its neighbor, (ivrbeviller.
myed early In the war. will
have the Ihumr of being the lirst vil
luge reconstructed In Fram e, and this
is due to American enterprise.
The rdniilding is alreiuiy under way,
the cornerstone of the first group of
houses having been laid hy the Amor
lean ambassador. William Graves
Mrs. William H. Crocker of Sau
Francisco, who Uns luruished the
WILLIAM GIIAVES SHARP.
funds for ruvonstruutiou. was unable
to lie present, but was represented by
Miss Daisy Volk of San Frunvisco.
who Is superintending tbe work.
Old men und youths unlit for mill
tary service are being employed on'the
building' operations. Miss folk's task
is not without difficulties sueh as
often con front American building con
tractors. She lias bad tier (list strike
in the last week, that of masons, who I
sought higher wages, but she succeed
etl In settling the matter.
The cornerstone laying was an event
in Vitrimont. Grouped about the
ruins and the foundation of the lirst
structure were the inhabitants and sol
tilers on leave of absence.
I .eon I'obe.
of Vitrimont. and
Replying. Ambassador Sharp said be
was gratilled especially that In add!
tlou to providing substantial homes for
the people of the village, all the money
for the construction of the buildings
will remain among the people who so
sorely need It
NEW BELL FOR COLUMBIA.
Old Locomotive Clanger to Pass at 1918
New York.—Columbia students, who
liuve hurried to chapel for two years
upon the clanging of an old locomotive
bell, will have a university bell at the
11)18 commencement for the tlrst time
since the old Columbia college build
ings at Madison avenue and Forty
ninth street were deserted twenty years
ago. The new bell is to be the class
gift of D3 on the occasion of Its twen
The new bell will weigh In the neigh
borhood of 2,000 pounds and will be
mounted over the portico of St. Paul's
ehaiiel. It will strike the hour*, aud
in addition will be used as tbe chapel
Samson Has Modern Counterpart.
New York.—Samson, who carried oif
the gates of Gaaa, has modern coun
tcrimrt In New York. Massive bronz.?
valves from beneath the surface of
Cooper square, each weighing 800
pounds, have been carried off by some
strong man Since they are ok no value
for any purpose except water gates
there is a mystery problem worrying
the detective bureau.
HARVARD MEN SMOKE $
LESS AND READ LESS
Cambridge, Mass A A decline In 4
the minor vices of Harvard men $•
la Indicated by the annual figures
by the Harvard Union. In the
last year Harvard students have
fewer cigarettes and cl
have played billiards
1 leee thaa they did a
year ago. Curiously enough, tbe
habits oi Harvard men
last yeai. to WIS 91.
886 was spent for wading mat
ten W Ml«, I
HK SIS^K'I'i I
I FIND HEART
Body of William Ktny Described
Left Handed Both I ns'de and Out.
St. Louis. -'Hie bod\ oi William Kini:.
which has been necived .or twenty
uioiKtis. is (lescriU'd l'.\ an ahatomist
fts "left lianiled. both i.i-ide and out."
according to stiiiemeiil iniele public
it tin» rity hos,.ital.
In May, UM."». Kin.Lt. who was thiri.x
live years old. Hpptled at the ht'Spiial
for treatment, lit? said he was a la
borer am! hud lived most of his life In
Wisconsin, lie wa•» suffering from ty
When asked who -hould be notilieil
iu vase of his death lung said: "I »on
worry about that. .hit cui me up an
examine my body There's something
wrong with me besides he fever."
lie died few day later. When stir
geuns made an '\aniination of the
body ihey found one of the most ab
normal eases in the history of surgery
The heart was on the ri^ht side, the
liver on I he left: I he appendix was on
the left side and I he spleen on Ik
right. The Ktoinach was turned around
completely On the left lung were three
lobes: I lie right lung had but two. The
le.I kidney was larger and lower than
I he right one.
DANCE TO VI EL SS
MIHG ulLES AWAY
Phonograph at High Bridre. N. Y..
Heard All Over House at
Mcrrislo.vn, N. J.
New York. Win! was ilvrlarvtl lo
lliv worlil's lirst \viri*lvss dance was
hohl at LIU Morris avvnuv, Morrislown.
N. lliv home ol Thvoiiorv K. llal.v.
vice presiUem it iuc Fidelity and ('us
ually Insurance company of this city.
Mis two sons John !'. and Theodore
12. (iaty, Jr.. the latter home truiii Cor
uell for the Chrisimas holidays get
up a dance ami throughout the even
ing the seven or eight couples who hail
been invited danced to music that was
played on a phonograph in iligh Bridge,
ni the northern end of Manhattan,
about forty miles «way from Morris
towu by air liue.
Mr. (iaty and his sons are enthusms
tie amateurs in the science of radio te
lephony ami telegraphy. A friend. !'. F.
God ley of Montelair, who is a radio en
gineer, made use of the Lee de Forest
audion detector aud the sound ampli
fier invented hy Dr. Edwin H. Arm
strong of Columbia, the inventions
which made transcontinental telephony
possible, as well as a wireless tele
phone message to Honolulu. Mr. God
ley, who is only twenty-seven years old.
adapted the two devices to amateur
use and attached them to a phonograph
horn in the Guty home.
The phonograph that hirnished the
dance music was played in the High
I Bridge plant of the De Forest Uadiu
Telephone ami Telegraph company, and
.VI. .Mlrmiin of Nanc.v. prefect of the
depuitmi'iit of Mctirt he-et-Mnselle.
spoke. Ilia liking the American people
through the ambassador for their gen
vtiv.s initiative toward the rebuilding
the ruined places of France.
(he musical sound waves were receiv
ed by the amateur receiver over Mr.
When the faint sounds, which, com
ing from the receiver, could scarcely he
detected by the ear, passed through the
combined sound amplifiers and then
through the megaphone they could be
heard nil over the house.
$170,000 FOR BROKEN VOW.
Awarded to a Pittsburgh Woman In
Breach of Promise Suit.
Pittsburgh.—Miss Nettiu Itlcbardsun.
aged forty, formerly a cashier in
Pittsburgh hotel, got a verdict of $170,
000 In her suit for $900,000 for breach
of promise against Henry Deniston.
aged seventy-eight, a wealthy recluse
of Bwlssvale, a suburb.
Denlston, who belongs to an old Pitts
burgh family and whose fortune Is es
timated at several million dollars, of
which $500,000 Is In cash, lives In a lit
tle house on his farm almost within
the dty limits. He eschews a handsome
residence on the place.
HORSE HAS NO REVERSE.
Animal Trained' to Cavalry Can 6e
Only Bravely Forward.
New York.—"My horse—he used to
be In the cavalry—my brave horse—he
goes only one way—forward."
So pleaded Tony Carosello, twenty
one, a driver, to Magistrate House In
the Traffic court. Patrolman Lenehan
accused Tony of refusing to back up
his brave horse on Broadway.
"Sometimes even cavalry retreat."
said the magistrate. "One dollar One."
New York.—The New York
Public Service Commission has
been saved the necessity of ad
judicating the claim of Dr. Wil
liam Brady of Elmira for 1 cent.
Mrs. Brady herself settled the
Issue. Several months ago the
doctor dropped a cent in a drink
Ing cup device on a Pennsylva
nla railroad train, which failed
to work. He demanded repsra
tton. Recently he wrote the com
that Mrs. Brady bad ab
a cup from the machine
laesrtiag a penny, ee
he'd een tt eqaare.
r. Wilson's 3d Schedule
Calls For Early Rising
LIKES GOLF AND BILLIARDS.
Dut of Bed at 5 a. m.. Bathes and le In
I Study Not Later Than 6:30—Always
I Retires Before 11 Reads Poetry
Aloud and Takes Pleasure In Latest
Washington. President Wilson bnna
well defined schedule mapped out for
Iiis daily work when in Washington
lie st ieks to this schedule elosely. It
«•alls for his arising at the early hour
of r» o'eloek. Then he has his bath and
is in his study not later than o:30
o'chK'k. says the Louisville Courier
lournal in recent account of the pres
I'sually the president is met in his
study by his stenographer. Charle
Swem. Charlie, as he is known about.
lhe White House, takes dictation until
o'eloek. which is the president'«
break fast hour. Ilreakfast over. Mr.
Wilson is accustomed to return to his
-tudy to continue his morning dicfat
About J):.'»() o'eloek in the morning
(he president receives a lisi of appoint
ments which Secretary Tumulty has
made for him at the executive otliees.
These engagements never begin until
Photo by American Press Association.
THE VlilMI UI:.NT AS A (lOLI'Kit.
10 o'clock. I''ew if .1 In-ill are for longer
than hull' an hour. These ciigngwiivnls
lull lip until about 1- o'clock, the Pres
ident always leaving the ollice liuihllng
for the White House I'or luuelieoii uol
later than 1 o'clock.
Usually the prcsiilent's ul'tenioons
have been given over to recreation.
Of course tbc presiileut played golf
but a tew times (luring the railroad
crisis. He then only dill so because I Jr.
son thought it advisable for hint
to get a little outdoor exercise. Un tbe
motor rides and at the golf m: irlir«
Mrs. Wilson was always I... r...mill
The motor trips are usually over
o'clock, so there is ample time to pre
pare for 7 o'clock dinner. Most of the
president's evenings have been devot
ed to work.
l''or tbe last few months there has
been a great mystery about the White
House. II has to .do with one of tbe
means which the president employs to
relax from his presidential duties. This
form of amusement is nothing more
than the popular game of pool. or.
speaking in more polite terms, pocket
When the conditions are normal at
the White House the president has two
means of relaxation other than playing
billiards. He takes great delight in
WIFE GETS HIS CENT
SUIT IS WITHDRAWN
try aloud. The other form
of amusement Is the reading of detec
tlve stories. He gets the latest books
I of this sort.
President Wilson does not believe it
wise to keep the midnight oil burning.
Therefore the hour of 11 o'clock usual
ly lluils bim In bed. More often it Is
before 11 o'clock that be retires. This
is necessary Iiecause of his early ris
LIFE RACE WITH WOLVES.
Three Trappers Tell of Their Experi
ences With Pack.
Stauilisb. Micli. Three trap|iers,
Charles Leonard, George Weston and
Bert Parker, reached here tbe other
day from a hunting trip In the IJtke
Superior region and told of 'a race for
their lives with a wolf |«ck while re
turning from their traps. The men
were on skates three miles from tbe
nearest cabin when tbe wolves made
One of the trappers tired his rifle
when the pack approached them, anil
the wolves quickly tore one of their
wounded members to pieces, giving the
banters time for a start to get ahead
of the brutes.
Several times when tbe wolves were
•early on them thle was repeated, the
MB aatd, natil they «navy
OUOGE StES A hog OH TWO lEGSl
UUOGE. THERE'S THE BIGGEST I
HOG ON EARTH.
ASK1NC» roRA CHEW OF W-B
HALF A POUCH IN MIL
FACE— THEN SAYS
WHY HAN! THAT'S A WAATfc OF 1
w»b 14 Rich tooacco and a
If you suffer from such conditions don't let them become
chronic, don't run the risk of svstemic catarrh.
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When your system is cii ::r.::! .f nil it poisons, the membranes soothed
and healed, the cold gone and your iv
sum cwviV'f.x v.r sTi'"*
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ANY MAN. CT"*
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:-ftuffers ho$5s, some cull them
'Jl.J i' (.Zh-cwing. '1 hcreis
itiinsclf tcida -.
l.'.i-.z «U by nntttre,
rut ar»:.! frann:il Vkc,
f...r v.orryii-^ ur j.v.v arotti3 continually.
!., be prutty nearly as ptjpular as s,u::
'2 cppy days.
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MILLER & JENSEN, SISSETON, S. D.
Cold Sores and
are only outward manifestations of the
inflammation of the mucous surface
that lines the lungs, the t-tomach and
all the digestive tract, but they give
you evidence of how sore a membrane
may become as a result cf inflamma
tion, which is stagnation cf the blood,
rightfully called acute calcrrh.
n«v,\ unt it 1 he
I ch t' l,:it on
gvl it'_' ii on w:.Ut
rer-vred, you will enjoy life, feel
equal to all its tasks, and X. •'•:!. et Penma do for you
what it did for this sufferer:
Mrs. A. Patterson, 2!»» Utah A venu.', Tr, .1. says:
I !mw 'cvTi f*- .id i'i'yiiar. f..v :sml on for eatnrrha.
cornpi.vints and fomnt i* a vv. .-.iicu -. .^yof children. Times
are ht.r.i, villi us. -t
run oca u:c'-r v.Mhovn I't'rii-.. especially durityl the
sviLSvn iv- yeur \vh a rou/i.v :tr.u i-:».-.: r. V. i-..1-:,.y3 reccommend Vcruna
to o*ir v.. I/Vuhofs. ivc i. 'N it!. Ij r"1!. io :u"
•You r.c UVt
with v. uyVv- at hand.
Pertcna ein be obtained in tablet furm.
i-a!' I Youcan carry it with you and take it sye
^v.:• ,:nx^cIbfI tfimtiticAlly and regularly for a remedy, or
v* Ü.& n'ieued for a preventive. Get a box today.
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Children Cry for Fletcher's
Tbe Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has bees
In e» for ever ever 30 years, has borne the signature of
and has been made under his per-
»«pervision since its infancy.
Allow no one to deceive you in
All Counterfeits, Imitations and Just-as-good" are but
Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of
Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment.
What is^CASTOR IA
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Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant. It contains
neither Opium, Morphine nor other narcotic substance. Its
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Wind Colic and Diarrhoea allaying Feverishness arising
therefrom, and by regulating the Stomach and Bowels,
the assimilation of Food giving healthy and natural sleep.
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