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BOHA. 3GH OFFICERS.
Burpeti.J. 0. Dunn.
Junttoei of the PeaoeO. A. Randall, D.
Couneumen. t. W. Landers, J. T. Dale,
O. R. Robinson, Wm. Bmearbaugh,
K. J,. Hopkins, O. F. Wslson, A. B.
Constable I,. L.Zuver.
OoUeetor-W. H. Hood.
School Directors W. O, Imel, J. H.
Clark, S. M. Henry, Q. Jamleaon, D. H.
FOREST COUNTY OFFICERS.
MemberofOongresiP. M. Speer.
Member of Senate 3. IC. P. Hall.
Assembly A. R. Meohllng.
President Judge W. D. Hinckley.
. A ssoetats Judges Harauel Aul, Joseph
Prothonotary, Register d Recorder, te.
8. R. Maxwell.
SheritT Wm. H. Hood.
Treasurer W. H. Brajiee.
CbmmMnioiuwj-Win. H.- Harrison, J.
C. Soowden, II. H. McClellan.
District KUorney. A. Uarrlnger.
Jury Commissioners S, B. Eden, A. M.
Coroner Dr. M. 0 Kerr.
County .Auditorj-George H. Warden,
A. O. OreRB and S. V. Hlilelds.
County purveyor Roy 8. Braden.
County Superintendent J.O. Carson.
Kaaalar Tarau mf Caart.
Fourth Monday of February.
Third Monday of May. 1
' Fourth Monday of September.
Third Monday of November.
Regular Meetings of County Commis
sioners 1st and 8d Tuesdays of month.
Ckareb aaa Habkatb Boaaal.
Presbyterian Sabbath School at 9:45 a.
m. t M. K. Sabbath School at 10:00 a. in.
Preaching In M. E. Church every Sab
bath evenius by Rev. W.H. Burton.
Preaching In the F. M. Church every
Sabbath evening at the usual hour. Rev.
U. A. (iarrelt, Pastor.
Preaching in the Presbyterian church
every Sabbath at 11:00 a. hi. aud 7:30 p.
ui. Rev. H. A. Bailey, Pastor.
The regular meetings of the W. C. T.
D. are held at the headquarters on the
seoond and fourtn Tuesdays of each
TU . N ESTA LODUE, No. 869, 1. 0. 0. F.
1 Meets every Tuesday evening, in Odd
Fellows' Hall, Partridge building.
CAPT. GEORGE STOW POST, No. 274
O. A. R. Meets 1st Tuenday after
noon of each month at 3 o'clock.
CAPT. GEORGE STOW C0RP8, No.
187, W. R. C, meets first and third
Wednesday evening of each month.
ATTORN EY-AT-L AW,
Attorney and Counsellor-at-Law.
Olfloe over Forest County National
Bank Building, TIONESTA, PA.
CURTIS M. 8 HAW KEY,
Praotioe in Forest Co.
ATTORN EY-AT-LA W.
Offloeln Arner Building, Cor. Elm
and Bridge Hts., Tloneata, Pa.
FRANK 8. HUNTER, D. D. 8.
Rooms over Citizens Nat. Bank,
HON ESTA, PA.
DR. F. J. BOVARD,
. Physician A Burgeon,
, TIONESTA, PA.
Eyes Tested and Glauses Kitted.
Pbyaioian and Wurgenn, " "
OIL CITY, PA.
M. W. EASTON,
of Oil City, Pa., will visit Tlonesta every
Wednesday. See hi in at the Central
House. Setting bones and treatment of
nervous sad chronlo diseases a specialty
Greatest sucoess in all kinds of chrouic
1A J. B. PIERCE, Proprietor,
Modern and up-to-date in all its ap
pointmeiils. Every convenience and
comfort provided fur the traveling public
R. A. FULTON. Proprietor
Tlonsela, Pa. This Is the mostcentrally
located hotel In the place, and has all the
modern improvements. No pains will
be spared to make it a pleasant stopping
place tur luo traveling puoiiu.
FANCY BOOT A SHOEMAKER.
Simp over R. L. Haslet's grocery store
wi rim sireeu is prepared to do all
Kinds of custom work from the finest to
the coarsest and guarantees his work to
?;ive perfect satistaction. Prompt atton
ion given to mending, and prices rea
sonable. JAMES HASLET,,
duality in y j
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Heartless Economic System
. Grips America,; He Says
"NEW BODY OF LAWS NEEDED"
Governor Th nks Peaceful Revolution
"Near When Laws to Meet Present
Economic Conditions Will Be Made.
Waodrow Wilson savs he would like
to take a cenuB of Imslness men as
lo whether tej , think tho organiza
tion bf busings In this, country is
natlsfactory o hot.
He i believe 1 If .they could vote
tecretly they jjbuld vote overwhelm
ingly' that it fit meant to'bliut out
beginners, to itevent new entries in
the race and prevent the bulljinii
up of, compotive enteririae that
would lnterrej: with the great mo
nopolies whlc the trusts hve built
up. . i
Above eventing else, he says, the
country needH'a body of laws which
will look aftf the men who are on
the make rat'fr than the men who
are already tide, becaiiHe the men
who are aire
to live indeil
y mndn are not going
tely and they are not
able at they
miigh to leave sons as
fes arc from "The New
! first of a series cf
the president-elect has
e world s orK,
ift our government has
been Mr the
control of "
a result "th
st few years under the
ds of great allied cor
siieclal Interests." As
have grown up vicious
hemes of governmental
IL nioBi odvious oei:ig
the extravagai .tariff), far reaching
In effect upon te whole fabric of life.
He feels t hi this has come about
naturally and 'that It is no use de
nouncing anyldy or anything except
human , mitim" Some conscience
less man wltteloquent tongue could
put this whoi country Into flame,
Governor Wihn says.
Society, Govrnor Wilson thinks, !s
ready for idiral reconstruction,
"which only fink and honest coun
sels and the jrces of generous co
operation can old back from becom
ing a revolutio" He says that revolu
tion .will Comeieacefully, "as it came
wlien Wf put aide the crude govern
ment oltse co-ederatlon and created
the great fedeil union."
The pj-es id ei -elect finds that our
econoniltV'condidns have changed In
twenty M'rs ai the old formulas do
not fit ild regarding the rela
tions or tAipIon and employed, for
Instance? Sre IilFany respects wholly
To Grt)friior 'llaon the corporation
grlndertvjre no'themselves heartless,
"but Ve re ai caught in a gre-t
economic .-systei 'which is heartless."
DEVICE qOPS TRAINS
Pennsy Officials1 leased Over Test of
A new electrlcl device designed to
stop Instantly rwldly moving trains
was given, tbrei afferent tests by the
Pennsylvania Rijroad company at
The firm tesf na made from tho
rear end, by gtoring one train some
distance In adtnee of the block
station, while amther train following
at a high ratebf speed was brought
to a standstii by the automatic
The other teae were made head-on,
one with engines drawing two cars
each and the lint with two light en
gines running a full speed. In each
Instance the (Tvice worked satis
factorily and w pronounced a suc
cess by those licJmrge of t'he demon
stration. , ! j
The device Is's1 short rail fastened
to the middle o the gauge In the
track which Is fcised when the signal
Is at normal, iile the engines are
equipped with i electrically connect
ed wheel. WTitn this wheel comes tn
ontact with toe short rail it closes
the throttle, 'sjmhing off the steam,
and applies tHe air brakes auto
"FOLKS mm EXPECTED"
Gives Odd Explanation
- SUeplra .Train.
When a paHuer train was run
ning near Sa!ei, ?dercer '.county,
Pa., the engineer saw a man; on the
track waving a red lantern, 'i Think
Yig there "wala washout or broken
rail he applletflie .airbrakes and
brought the train !o a quick stop. The
trainmen rait-.ahead, and 'asked what
was wrong. . i '""' "" v
The man, instead of answering, ran
to the train and (walked througS the
passnnger coaches. When he stepped
off the lust cuf the conductor demand-
4 an explanation. The man said he
"TnpctiMg some folks down from
stopped the train to
; upl Die.
ly the death of hie
"t ne near Klt'tannlng,
nr"dled. Death In
io the infirmities
ungreif man bead,
ihn P. McHwnry of
let of Pennsylvania
Pa., after anl lllnosj
Viceroy of India Injured by
'- ::. f r ':t iP'M-i i.
BOMB THROVVERT LARGE
Baron Hardinge Will Soon Leave the
The native Indian fanatic who
hurled a bomb at Viceroy Baron Hard
inge has not been caught. A reward
of $3,300 has been offered for his ar
rest. The viceroy soon will be able
to leave the hospital for the vice
The viceroy accompanied by the
vicereine, Baroness Hardinge, mount
ed on the back of an elephant, was
making his entry in state into Delhi
as the last of the ceremonies In con
nection with the transfer of the
capital from Calcutta to Delhi. The
splendid procession had just left the
railway station when the bomb was
The powerful missile was hurled by
a man standing on a housetop and It
struck the howdah, or basket, of tho
elephant in which Lord and Lady
Hardinge were riding. The attendant
holding a large parasol over the vice
regal pair was killed Instantly as the
bomb exploded. The howdah was
blown Into matchwood.
Three splinters of the bomb pene
trated the back and shoulders of the
viceroy and he also waswounded In
the neck by screws, with which the
bomb was filled, and which passed
through his helmet.
The physician who removed the
metal splinters from the wounds de
clared It marvelous that the viceroy
escaped fatal Injuries.
WILL REMAIN COMMON MAN
Ohio Barber Falls Heir to $37,000,000
Estate in Germany.
Joseph Blinzley, a Lorain (O.)
barber, has. Just been notified that he
has fallen heir to a $37,000,000 estate
In Germany, news of the death of a
relative thjtheld the estate coming
througli'Trrcriiian ambassador at
Washington, who has a copy of the
Mr. Blinzley wept, but remarked
that he had known he was one of the
twenty-eight direct heirs to a German
estate valued at over a billion dollars.
"I've been a common man all these
years," said he, "and I am going to
try to be a common man for the rest
of my life."
PRAYER MAKES BLIND SEE
Youth, Sightless From Birth, Say He
. Saw Brother.
Earl White, aged sixteen, of Can
ton, O., who has been blind from
birth, asserted that In answer to a
prayer he had received sight long
enough to look upon the body of his
brother, Clyde White, killed In a rail
road wreck at Mogadore several days
"I stood beside Clyde"s coflln and
prayed for a long time," he said.
"Suddenly I saw a ray of ligbt that
grew brighter and brighter, and for a
moment I could see plainly. Then
darkness came again, but not until I
had seen Clyde."
M'COMBS IN DILEMMA
Must Decide on $50,000 a Year Job or
Secretary of the Navy.
William McCombs, chairman of the
Democratic ' national committee, Is
greatly puzzled as to his future.
Since election, day Mr. McCombs
has had many important offers of re
tainers from financiers to represent
them at Washington. One retainer
was for $50,000 a year He is also
JonTronted with the proposition that
he accept toe portfolio of secretary
of the navy In President Wilson's
cabinet. TI.e salary Is $12,000 a year.
Mr. McCombs has not decided yet
which to accept.
Scott Out For' Speakership.
The . contest for speaker of the
house of representatives of Penn
sylvania was further complicated
when Representative John R. K. Scott
of Philadelphia was brought out as a
candidate. He Is credited with the
support of United States Senator
Boles Penrose, Senator E. II. Vare
and Senator James P. McN'lehol.
Magazine For Hoboes.
A monthly magazine for hoboes Is
to be published by Jeff Davis, the new
president of the International Brother
hood Welfare association. The maga
zine will be know,nastheIntet na
tional Hobo Re"
ADRIFT ON SEA
Five of Seven Survivors Die
During Terrible Ordeal
TWO OF CREW REACH PORT
Captain and One Other Survivor of
'Steamer Picked Up Eight Drown
When Small Boat la Being Launched.
The captain of the Danish liner Vol
mer, which was wrecked arid aban
doned during the storm of last week,
who with one other survivor was
picked up from an open boat by a
trawler and brought to London, said
that the first boat was smashed so.on
after it had been launched anil eight
persons were drowned.
He ordered a second boat launched
and seven men entered it, leaving
him on the bridge. The boat cap
sized and all clung to the keel.
The captain Jumped from the bridge
and swam to -the boat and w-ith as
sistance succeeded in righting the
boat which he entered. . The steam
ship soon began to sink and then be
gan a terrible ordeal.
The first engineer died of exposure
and his body was thrown overboard.
The first officer who had lost his mind
tried to strangle the captain. They
lashed him to the thwarts and he died
during the night of exposure.
The others died on Dec. 26 and their
bodies were thrown overboard, leav
ing the captain and one other sur
vivor. They bad very little food and
were without water and suffered ter
ribly from thirst. The caught a little
rain In their palms with which they
tried to relieve their awful thirst.
Several steamers passed them, the
captain says, but they were too ex
hausted to hail them. Meanwhile
they were almost shoulder deep In
water and had abandoned hope when
they were rescued.
CAR CONDUCTOR HELD UP
Miller Relieved of $60 by Armed
West Penn railway conductor,
Thomas Miller, was held up In wild
west fashion by two men at Eagle
switch, three miles from Connells
When Miller left the car to throw
on the signal light at Eagle switch
two masked men pressed revolvers to
his head and one, a negro, Judging
from 'his voice, ordered Miller to throw
up his hands. They took $60 from
Miller. $38 of which belonged to the
company. They returned a watch that
Miller carried, saying, "That watch
Isn't worth more than ninety cents.
Take It with you."
Motorman Lyon, when he realized
the situation, ran to Lelsenrlng, one
mile distant, at full speed. There he
got Detective McLaughlin. Going
back they found Miller alone. The
masked men had escaped.
LONG COURTSHIP ENDS
Sweethearts Who Plighted Troth 47
Years Ago Are Wedded.
After a courtship of forty-seven
years Miss Kate Canning.ged sixty
two, of "West Brownsville, and Samuel
Clear, aged sixty-two, of California,
Pa., were married in Brownsville, Pa.
The two plighted their troth when
fifteen years of age and bad been
sweethearts and constant companions
ever since. Their reasons for not
marrying sootier are not known. The
groom Is a prosperous farmer of near
California and took his bride to 'his
comfortable home at that place.
SOLONS BEGIN SENTENCES
Andrews and Huffman Enter Ohio
Ohld State Senators L. It. Andrews
of Ironton and Isaac E. Huffman of
Oxford, who were convicted of accept
ing bribes as legislators, arrived in
Columbus last Friday from their
homes and entered the Ohio peniten
tiary to serve sentences of three years
and nine months each.
Huffman told a friend before leav
ing Oxford that he did not expect to
be in the penitentiary more than a
Fires Bullet Into Temple.
Robert D. Potter, twenty-eight years
old, is said to h?ve attempted to end
his life by shooting himself at his
home in Belle Vernon, Pa. Find
ing the house locked and darkened he
h said to have fired into the air to
see If the weapon was In working
order. His wife raised a window and
asked him where he had been, neigh
bors say, and in reply Potter is al
leged to have tired a bullet Into his
Rev. Mr. Hubbard Freed.
Rev. W. J. Hubbard, former superin
tendent of the Davis Child's shelter
In Charleston, W. Va., was released
by Justice U. B. Atkinson on the
charge of having had improper rela
tions with an eleven-year-old ward
of the Institution. Judge Atkinson
said he believed the defendant had
been . made the victim of circum
stances. $50,000 Fire in Pittsburg.
Fire believed to be of incendiary
origin damaged the Lindsay & Mc
Cutcheon Steel plant on the North
side, PltUbure. to the extent of
hamiiy Again United.
Ir. and Mrs. Walter Mark
their daughter, Dorothy Rose MarkS,
of Reading, Pa., are spending the hoIU
days with Mr. and Mrs. J. VV. Snyder
In Bradford, Pa. It is the-first ti.ne
in thirty years that Mrs. Snyder has
seen 'her daughter, Mrs. Marks, io
was kidnaped when a child. Search
was made for the girl, but no trace
was found of her until recently.
Fire Destroys Theater.
The Cresson (Pa.) theater and office
building was destroyed by fire and
four dwellings were damaged slightly.
The loss on the theater building was
estimated at $12,000, to the dwellings
at $1,000. The cause of the fire is not
known definitely but it is supposed
that some person left a lighted cigaret
in the large hall.
Governor Tener Respites Murderer.
lie cause an application is pending
before the Pennsylvania board of
pardons for commutation of death sen
tence to a sentence of Imprisonment
for life in the case of John Harris of
Fayette county, Governor Tener has
directed a respite to, issue. This will
stay execution from Dec. 31,. 1912, to
Jan. 28, 1913.
Beating a Costly Sport.
In Butler I Pa.) court it cost Ralph
and Oscar Ohls of Sarver $2,500 to in
flict a beating on William . Risch, a
neighbor. The Ohls were convicted In
criminal court on the charge of aggra
vated assault and battery on Risch.
Facing the penitentiary they were per
mitted to settle with Risch and go
Child Killed by Brother.
Carrie Shearer, nine years old, died
In Pittsburg as the result of a shot
from a flobert rifle said to have been
fired by her twelve-year-old brother
while she lay In bed. The shot is 'e
ported to have entered her head. The
report to the coroner stated the boy
did not know the gun was loaded.
Child Killed While Coasting.
In the first coasting accident of the
season at New Castle, Pa., Charles
Lawson, seven years old, was killed
by a street car. While coasting down
O'Brien street 4ils sled ran under a
car. One arm and both of his legs
were cut off and he died on the way
to a hospital.
Many Butler Greeks Go to War,
Forty Greeks left Butler, Pa., last
Tuesday for New York, en route to
their native land to fight against Tur
key. Thus far the Butler district has
provided over 400 volunteers for the
Greek armies, or four-fifths of the
Greeks of Butler eligible for army
Good Sunday School Students.
Records for attendance are held
by two members of the First Presby
terian Sunday school at Kittanning,
Pa. Irene Bu.rford of West Kittanning
has not been absent once since April,
1900. Charles Butler of Wlckboro has
not missed a Sunday In eleven years.
Man Tries to Drown Wife.
Alleged to have attempted to throw
his wife irjto the Youghiogheny rivor
near.tfonnellsvllle, Pa., Edward Wett
gen, a Baltimore and Ohio brakeman,
is in Jail and Mrs. Wettgen Is under a
physician's care. The two recently
Fatal Duel For Hand of Girl.
Following a quarrel over the affec
tions of a girl, Albert Quliin,- aged
twenty-eight, was shot to death, It Is
alleged, by Harry Musconey In a pistol
duel In a room 'at W'st Sollarsvllle,
near Washington, Pa. Musconey es
State Secretary Reports.
The biennial report of Secretary of
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Robert McAfee shows a revenue for
two years of $1,290,646.54, of which
$1,043,991.92 came from bonus on in
corporations and increase of stock
Cow Has Record as Mother.
James D. Clark of near Leechburg,
Pa., has a Guernsey cow 7 years old
which, with the birth of twin calves a
few dfc ago, has produced nine
calves, live born in less than three
Captain Paul Dies.
Captain Frank W. Paul, a brother of
Mrs. William Waldorf Astor. died at
his home at Villa Nova, Pa from
heart failure. He was seventy-seven
years old. Captain Paul served
throughout the Civil war.
One Marriage In Eleven Fails.
One marriage In every eleven Is a
failure in Butler county, Pa., accord
ing to the divorce and marriage
license records for 1912. There were
636 marriage licenses issued and 59
"Consumptive" Coughs Up Tooth.
Regarded as a hopeless consumptive
for the past year, William Peck of
Wilkes-Barre, Pa., coughed up a wis
dom tooth from his lung and Is re
covering rapidly. "
Woman Falls on Stove.
iMrs. Cora Duffy, aged twenty-nine,
of Pittsburg, was severely burned
when she fell on the stove in her
home. It Is believed she fainted and
fell on the stove.
Killed by Elevator.
Ralph Fox, seventeen years old,
elevator operator In a Harrlsburg
(Pa.) office building, was crushed to
death soon after starting work.
Carneg; Gives to Carnegie.
The llbrl commission of Car
negie, Pa.,1 .received $100,000 from
Andrew C'gle as an endowment to
the C-,fgl" 'library.
SSjComrtcted Xciiarge ci
TWO GIVEN FREEDOM BY JUFTT
Defendants Will Carry Case to Court
of Last Resort Prisoners Closely
Guarded In the Indianapolis Jail.
Thirty-eight of the forty ironwork
ers accused by the government as be
ing connected with the alleged "dyn
amite conspiracy," were found guilty
by the Jury which heard the case at
Indianapolis. Two of t'he defendants
were freed. Attorneys for the convicted-
nieir Intend to carry appeals to
the highest courts In the land.
. Following are the sentences Im
posed: Seven Years Frank Ryan, presi
dent of the union.
Six Years John T. Butler, vice
president; Herbert S. Hockin, former
secretary; Eugene A: Clancy, Michael
J. Young, Olaf A. Tvletmoe, secretary
of the California' Building Trades
Council; Philip A. Cooley, J. E. Mun
sey, Frank C. Webb.
Four Years John H. Barry, Peter
Three Years Charles N. Beum,
Henry W. Legleitner, Edward Smythe,
George Anderson," Ernest G. W. Bas
ley, Wilford B. Brown, Paul J. Morrln,
Michael J. Cunnane, Murray L. Pen
nell, William J. McCain, William E.
Reddln; .Michael J. Tlannan.
Two Years Frank K. Painter, Rich
ard H. Houlihan, Fred Shlreman,
Frank J. Higgins.
One Year and , Day William C.
Bernhardt, James E. Ray, William
Shupe, Fred J. Mooney, Edward E.
Phillips, Charles Wachtmeister .
Sentences Suspended Patrick F.
Farrell. James . Cooney, James H.
Coughlln, Frank J. 'Murphy, Hiram R.
On motion of the government Ed
ward Clark, Cincinnati, confessed
dynamiter who testified for the gov
ernment, was given a suspended sen
tence. Ortie MeManigal, another con
fessed dynamiter, was not senfeured
at this time.
A more Impressive scene than that
which attended the sentencing of the
convicted dynamiters In the federal
court was perhaps, never enacted In
this country. The setting was exceed
ingly dramatic and the final act pa
Here and there an Ironical smile
wreathed the lips of a defendant In
strange contrast with the tearful eyes
of the wives who were present in the
courtroom. Among the defendants
there were fewer moist eyes but many
faces not less sad and careworn. Back
of them, with eyes and ears alert for
the slightest movement, sat thirty-
eight special officers.
Following the falling of the gavel
the "Hear ye; Hear ye" the sen
torian voice of the United States
marshal sounded throughout the room
and a silence, .deep, almost painful,
fell upon the scene. The formal pro
ceedings were soon over. A motion
fbr a rew trial was overruled and also
one for an arrest of Judgment.
Judge Anderson opened the proceed
lngs 'by calling several of the de
fendants to the bar and questioning
them. Then before proceeding to an
nouiice judgment. Judge Anderson
gave a short review of the evidence.
INCREASE FOR STEEL MEN
Common Laborers Will Be Granted
Raise in Wages.
Announcement of an Increase In
wages to be made to the men of tlifi
t'nited Stales Steel corporation came
from the offices of the company as a
Christmas gift to the 200,000 em
ployes. Judge Elbert II. Gary made the an
nouncemeut. He would not give do
tails nor Indicate the amounts that the
men will receive In Increases nor tlie
total that the corporation will be ex
pending. These matters are stilt
under consideration and will he made
public within a few days. The com
mon laborers' will he the chief bene
ficiaries. TO MARCH ON WASHINGTON
"March on Albany" Suffragettes Plan
Another Hike In February.
"We will march from New York to
Washington ami attend Wilson's inau
guration," were the words of General
Jones at the head of the suffragctto
army on their march to Albany, N. Y.
"Hy leaving early in February we
could have no trouble In reaching
Washington by the fourth of March,"
she continued, "and that's what we'll
do. We'll go Into Washington one
hundred strong; see If we don't."
1913 JANUARY 1913
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DR. CARL L. ALSBERG.
SENDS CASH AND REBUKE. 1
A story which men of the
A story which men of the
financial district of New York
. are telling has J. P. Morgan, a
dentist and a washerwoman as
Mr. Morgan was In the den- .
list's chair, It Is related, suffer-
Ing considerable pain, for the
relief of which the dentist was
telling the financier how the
case of his wife's washerwoman
was one of the worst Instances
of destitution he ever knew.
"Her husband died and left
her thirteen children, only five
.of them being large enough to
work," he said, and while keep- . .
ing on with his dental work he
continued the hard-luck narra-
Mr. Morgan left after the op-JJ
eration without comment, but?1 '
the next day the dentist re- I 1
celved a letter which is quoted i ' '
"Dear Doctor You hurt me -V'
like the devil yesterday, but
your vivid story about the
widow and hpr thirteen children
helped some. Enclosed find my
check for $10,000, which please
turn over to tho washerwoman
and tell her for me that she was
a fool to ever have thirteen
RECORD EXPORT TRADE
Business Expansion Indicated,..,
Dun's Review Finds.
Dun's Review of Trade says this
"The notable development at the
close of the year is the tremendous
expansion in exports, which are break
ing all previous records.
"Retail holiday trade was of Im
posing proportions and this has a
favorable effect on wholesale trade
and on Industrial lines. In the iron
and steel trade the chief feature la
the continued heavy purchases by the -J
railroads. There are shorter bolldai '
suspensions of work this year than is'
usual, owing to the Insistence of de
Thought of Big Crowd at Dinner
Causes Man to Commit Suicide,
"I want to get along with everybody,
and I want everybody to like me. But
It makes me mighty sore when I think
of the big crowd my wife has invited
to our house for Christmas dinner."
So said Kenneth K. Kane In Denver
before ho killed himself by shooting.
Because he had failed In his effort
to "boat his way" to Los MehIph,
Cal., to meet his wife on Clni.sltiiu .-x. .
Albert E. Torney of Watertown, N. Y.,
plunged 200 feet to his death in a
quarry near St. Louis.
Insane Men Fight Fire.
Forty Insane men, patients at the
liyberry poor farm, near Philadel
phia, braved the snow and fought Are
that destroyed one of the barns and
killed forty head of cattle, entailing a
loss of $12,01)0.
Former Mayor Moore Dies.
Former Mayor Phillip II. Moore of
Sunbury, Pa., is dead at the age of
Butler I'rinls, tubs, 36',ifP37.
Eggs 'Selected. 29(ir;!0. Poultry
Hens, live, 1718.
Callle Choice, $9(T 9.2.".; prime,
$8.40.t; good, f7.r.tfj 8.2."; tidy butch,
ers, $ti.70ffi 7..0; fair, $Cff6.r.O;
common, $rfati; common to good
fat hulls, $!ffil.7."; common t good
fat rows, . $:!iij 6.25; heifers, JVifl ffi
7.'i0; fresh cows aud springers, iefr
(i70. Sheep aud Lambs 1'iini weth
ers, $1.81171.",; good mixed. 4..r.04.7n';
rait mixed. ;i.N0tfi4.4O; culls and ""'
tiioi. $2.'.0ifci; lambs, $&'!': veal
calves. $1111.50; heavy and thin
,-lv.'. 7'-8. .mors-Prime heavy,
$7 717 7"'', heaw .mixed, mediums,
heavj Yovl.ers, Haflt Yorkers and pigs.,
$7.7:.7.8(i; roughs, $ti..".oy 7; sthgs.