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Far the second time (a tare year*
•mm h)dmvi p«noa hai lU^ptd ft
91 jM4 bill ea the Easter contribution
plate at 8t. Luke's Episcopal church,
tn Ermaston, Hi.
Tha ptiae for the largest shade tree
In tha United States has bean award
ed ta a ralley oak In Call fomle by the
American Genetic association. Tha
tree ia 17 feat and S inch an in cir
cumference and la 111 feat high.
Because his common law wifo,
Catherine, put n wiggling aal in his
whisky bottle and consequently gave
him n most disagreeable shock. John
W. Haas, a policeman of Harrisburg,
Pa., haa asked tha court for a divorce
After some little discussion tha
London war office baa settled tha sax
of tha Zeppelin and hereafter wilt re
fer to tha German dirigible as "ha”
or "him” In tha official statements. A
battleship still will l>a considered a
The exploeion of a rubber bad) with
which aha was playing la a school
yard in Bayonne, N. J., has caneed the
strange blindness of Panllns Belton,
aged tan years. What/jhhetance con
tained In tha hall caused tha injury
haa not bean discovered.
The town of Clatskanie, Ore., haa
decided to rent oat its city Jail. Tha
hostile has not been occupied for
\ more than a year. The pound, unused
for some time, also will he ranted to
relieve the financial stress that exists
in tha affairs of the town.
' William Shankle, of Bloomfield,
Hd, gars a dinner recently in honor
of the birthday anniversary of his
father, eon and grandson, all of them
haring bean born on tho tame day of
the month. The father, Philip Shan
klc, is 76 years old, the son XZ, and
the grandson 7.
Although hi* wealth Is estimated
to he more than $90,000, Zachariah
Taylor, 70 yean old, a farmer who
lives nut Waynseburg, Pa., is In jail
serving time because he refused to
pay a Ane of $26 and costs lit an action
is which ha was found guilty of ma
licious mischief. Taylor was arrest
ed for using a lane belonging to a
A carpenter at Medford, Mass., has
■pent ten years in constructing a
small mahogany table which contains
2$ secret drawers, which cannot be
opened anises certain skilfully con
cealed buttons are pressed. Besides
the 29 dry wars hidden in the table,
there are taro shelves, live covets and
one door The table Is two feet two
A sensitive horse, with a dislike for
cigarette smoke, attacked Edgar Ak
ers, of Los Angolee, Cal, and bit him
on the right hand. Akors blew the
smoke of a cigarette in the horse’s
face and the animal, wity an angry
squeal, seised him by the right band.
Akers managed to free his band but
not until the horse's teeth had torn
the flesh from the Angers.
The smallest money order ever
made by an express company office la
Oklahoma City, Okla., was secured
recently by a woman who wished to
pay two cents she owad to a mail or
dsr bouse. In order to collect the
sum the house spent a taro-cant
■tamp. The money order coat three
cents, making the total exp anas of the
transaction seven cants.
Through the madias sf a dream,
Mrs. Harry W. Warn, of Williams,
Pa., found the will of her late has
'hand who waa baHevad to have died
intestate. While preparations wars
being made to appoint an adminis
trator, Mrs. Whin drsamad that a
copy at her husband’s win would be
found at a former homo, among noma
old papers. A search waa made and
the missing document found. The
wilt left tha entire estate to Mrs.
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MW m courwnip \c jotin,
P. L. Yatee and Mies Kate Rehgor,
both eg Rutherford, Tann., decided
that the time had come to coocomato
their marriage, the ceremony. taking
place at the office of • Justice, N. B.
Johnson. The bridegroom gave his
age as «7 aad the bride U. Their
courtship began in school days. Yatee
aaid after his marriage that he had
never believed ho could afford to wed
until ho had paid for 1JIN acres of
lend, had *10,000 In a bank and bed
built aad furnished a home for hie
bride. AH this be did end married.
Perm land values la the United
States are ieeraaelng almost by leaps
■ aad bounds. Figures Just made pah*
, lie by dm Department of Agriculture
Shaw that values, taken aa a whole,
Imnml K.7 per seal In the last 4
years aad lli par root last year. The
vmloe of farm lands without hapten
meats la estimated at |4AM par asm;
compared with 944.M a year age,
$MJ1 two yearn age, 08.10 three
years age, aad IMJt four yean age.
The p mesa tags of in ernes in the far
western states wag 1L
TU WIDE WORLD.
Dr. Ben jam In Kby, a druggist of
Harrisburg, Pa, rnmtiy died frees
a heaserrbage brought on by a tooth
brush bristle, which lodged ia bis
As a result of a tie vet# fa the re
cent election of a mayor at Tates
CKy, 171 „ Dr. C C. Halley and Jay
MrToachlia drew lets to settle the
contest. McLaughlin won end will
eorve the two-year term.
Three million pairs of Onsssch
boots for the Busaian army are boiag
manufactured in England. The order
is the largest placed since the begin
ning of the year and will require
300,000 sides of leather.
The German federal council has is
sued aa order regulating the sale of
soap, soap powder and other sapo
naceous compounds. The council also
is preparing to eonaervo the supply of
print paper and to regulate its con
After tying themselves to their cots
with stripe of sheets, Henry Hallman
and Abraham Scott, of Harrisburg,
Pn-. attempted to commit suicide by
setting fire to their beds in the county
jail. They wero rescued after they
had been burned about tha anna and
The Rev. J. Thomas Evans, “kiss
ing pastor" of Cedar Grove. H. J., has
been figuratively but not literally
kissed good-by by his congregation.
Ha was ousted by a vote of 62 to 27
because Re has been too free with
kissing among young If dies of the
Charles A. Newton, of Oakville,
Wash., a student at the University of
Washington, claims the world's cham
pionship for cross-cut sawing. Now
ton cut a fit-Inch log in four miaotes
aad KO seconds, defeating Nelson
Knight, a logger from Malone, who
had won the con tost for six years.
Dr. Bussell H. Can well, of New
York city, has completed sa investi
gation of 4.Q4S American millionaires
and finds that all but SO of them start
ed life aa poor boys aad all bat 40 of
them have contributed largely to their
communities. He found that osdy ana
rich man’s son in 17 dies wealthy.
The explosion of a shell said to
Have been from one of the guns of tbs
old battleship Maine, blown up<ki Ha
vana harbor, killed Jobs H. Busch, of
Wakefield, Maga., and caused probably
f**el injuries -to bis seel, John. Mr.'
Busch was ptdking at the shell with a
steel instrument when it let loose.
Seven Villa follower* who were cap
tured following the raid on Columbus,
N. M., were sentenced to die by Judge
Edward L Modler, sitting in Deming,
N. M. Tbs prisoners pleaded that
they were ignorant of where they
were going at the time of the raid
and that they were forced to follow
Villa under penalty of death.
■- Stella Kulkinskl, a Slavish girl of
Chicago, aged nine yean, gave up her
life to save two playmates, one of
them bar brother, and the other a
neighbor’s child. They ware walking
on the tracks when a fast freight bora
down upon them. Stalls threw her
brother and the other child down an
embankment to mfaty but wsa kill ad
To test the new state law maldag
H illegal for white persons to toach
"ogross, three bubs from St. Joseph's
convent, at St. Augustine. Fla., have
bean placed under technical arrest.
They were allowed their freedom on
their own recognlaanoe. The thargse
were brought by earveral negroes, who
declared tho case would be carried
to the Uaitde State* Supremo court.
Jacob Rosenthal, vt Philadelphia,
didn’t want to work in the winter be
cause it woo too cold, nor in the sma
n«r because it was too hot, so Judge
Brown recently soot him to the coun
ty prison until he Can furnish rani ae
tata security to insure the payment
of fire dollars a wash for the sup
port of Us wife and throe children.
According to tha wife, Rosenthal has
eroded work for the last tun yean.
Treasury department officials arc
of the opinion that the income tax
now being collected will exceed (100,
000,000, or an increase of 92I.OOOXIOO
over last year's cotlocticms. Tha in
eraasa la attributed by treasury of
betels to the greet business and in
dustrial expansion which has taken
place in the country's past year of
prosperity. The return*, It Is said,
base disclosed many surprisingly
larga incomes among nan hi the lower
i walks of Hte.
A pearl, estimated to hare been
termed 1,090,000 /years ago and said
to be the oldest specimen of its kind
in the world, was fsund bp Stanley
C. HcroM, a student at Staafbtd uni
versity, Cal. Tha pearl w(U bo pro
pearl, oyster and cochol-dhsg, in which
K was embedded, reached Stanford hi
a consignment of goolagii material
from the react cf tha state of Week
hkftM. He pearl has MtUe rataa as
OUT or m BILKNCK.
And you’ve gene to jrwr bad ad
Wban tha shadow* earn# and tha
light baa rone
O'er the rim ad tha Golden Weit,
And a elivery beam of tbe MN
Aa if in aimleaa quest?
What do yon any
Whan a kindly voice that you item to
Out of tha shadows a peaks soft and
"Wall, what did you do today?"
Oh, what eaa you aay whan you’re
With the Master of all tha taaka?
How much of a ain do yon have to
When the voice of tha Master
How many things have you left un
Your studied answer makes?
What da you say
Whan out of the shades of the ailcnt
Tha Master spanks with tbe Master’*
"Wall, what did you do today?"
'Thrice blest is he od the humble way
Who sinks to hla bed of rest—
The rest he earned with a toiling day
With lore of hie labor blest—
Who hears tha voice of his Master
ask and 'truthfully aay "My
The man who eaa aay
I’ve trod tha way ad my bast Intend,
IV* helped a friend ami I’ve made a
To "What did you do today?"
—John D. Wefla in Grit.
Ua fa naan in tha country, aa tha sea
[ soaa go and coma,
la purty much like othar folks,—we're
apt to grumble some!
The spring’s too baeWard fer ua, er
too for’ard—ary one—
We’ll jaw about it anyhow, and hare
our way or none!
The thaw’s sat ia too soddent: or tha
front's stayed la tha toll
Too long to gtra tha whaat a chance,
and crop# ia bound to ypoil.
Tha weather's aether moat too mild,
er too outrageous rough
And altogether too much rain, er mat
half rain enough!
New what I’d lika and what you’d Lika
is plane enuff to aaat _
It's just to have old Prerwidenoa drop
round on you and me 1
And net ua what our views is trst re
gardin’ shine er rain.
And poat’en when to shat her off. er
let bar on again)
And yit Td rather after all con
siderin’ other chorea
I' got on band, a tendin’ both to my
affarea and yours—
I'd rather miss tha blame I'd git,
a-raling things np there,
And spend my ex try time in praise
and gratitude aad prayer_
Jamas Whitcomb Riley.
DIDN’T HAVR TUBERCULOSIS.
Strange Caee ef Fayetteville Man—
New Getting Well.
Mr. Virgil Kelly, a former dtiaea
of Fayetteville and president ef the
KaOy 8u (pander Company whan it
wee operated hart, haa lost paaawt
through a alngnlar and vary trying
experience, bet bit many friend* will
be glad to know that ho la not much
the won* for wear Sometime age
Mr. Kelly began having hoeaorrhagea,
ead Atlanta phyaleiaa* told hhn that
he had tnberenloaia. Of ouuitt title
diagnosis of hi* com much dtproonod
Mat, and bn.pt once went to a sana
torium in Lower California.
The phyaleiaa in ittrgi of the
■anatorlom thoroughly ■»—WH Mr.
KoQy end told him that ha did not
havo tuberculosis. Still tho hmaor
rhagea continued aad tho patient waa
in the low ground* of laapalT until
ftnaU- the phyticiaa operated on hia
throat and foond habedod than a
plea* of glaao thiee-qoartera of aa
ineh long aad aa large aa a good
aixed tooth pick, which wet extracted,
and, lo, Mr. Kelly has had a* man
hemorrhage*. Bo uyt ho ha* not
tho Watt idea how tho gtam got in Me
throat, bat ha it Indeed happy to have
H out and to know that he is not a
victim of the dreodarf malady tnbtg*
cuioaio. Ho lo doing wolt, aad rapid
ly recovering from tho bad tSoota af
hit singular oocldowL—FayettortDo
LONNIE HAMMOND ,
Everythin* In Han't ForaltWntft
Mr. Ckaa. A. Ractoad. •>
Madbea K«%Ms. Va.. rare
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