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TIONESTA, PA., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 1913.
$1.00 PER ANNUM.
Burgees. J. C. Dunn.
Justices vfthe PeaeeO. A. Randall, D.
Qaunciimen. J.W. Landers, J. T. Dale,
O. B. Koblnson, Win. Smearbaugh,
It. J. Ilopkitin, G. K, Watson, A. B.
Constable Ii. L. Zuver.
Collector W. H. Hood.
School Hr.;tor W. C. line, J. K.
Clark, 8. M. Henry, Q. Jainleson, U. II.
FOREST COUNTY OFFICERS.
Memberof Congress P. M. Hpeer.
Member of Semite J. K. P. Hall.
Assembly A. K. Meohllim.
President Judge W. I). Hinckley.
Associate Judges Hainuel Aul, Joseph
Prothonotary, Register Reeorder, te.
-8. K. Maxwell.
Nherttr Win. H. Hood.
Treasurer W. H. Brar.Be.
Cbmmmsionert Win. H. Harrison, J.
C. Hoowden, II. H. McClellan.
District Attorney-. A. Uarrlnger.
Jury Commissioners J. B. Eden, A.M.
Coroner Dr. M. O Kerr.
Count Auditors -Qaorw H. Warden,
A. 0. Oregg and 8. V. Shield.
Countv purveyor Boy 8. Brad en.
County Superintendent J. O. Carson.
Ueanlar Term ( (!.
Fourth Monday of February.
Third Monday of May.
Fourth Monday of September.
Third Monday of November.
Regular Meeting or County Commis
sioners 1st and 3d Tuesdays of montb.
Chared mui MabbBtb Hehl.
Prenbyterlan Sabbath School at 9:45 a.
ui. t M. E. Sabbath Hehool at 10:00 a. Hi.
Preaching in M. E. Church every Sab
bath evening by Rev. W.8. Burton.
Preaching in the F. M. Church every
Sabbath evening at tbe usual hour. Rev.
U. A. Uarrett, Pastor.
Preaching in tbe Presbyterian church
every Sabbath at 11:00 a. ui. aud 7:30 p.
m. Rev. H. A. Bailey, Pastor.
The regular meetings of the W. C. T.
U. are held at tbe headquarters on the
aeoond and fourtn Tuesdays of each
'PI' N ESTA LODU E, No. 369, 1. 0. 0. F.
1 Meets every Tuesday evening, in Odd
Fellows' Hall, Partridge building.
CAPT. GEORGE STOW POST, No. 274
G. A. K. Meets 1st Tuesday after
noon of each month at 3 o'clock.
CAPT. GEORGE STOW CORPS, No.
137, W. R. C, meets first and third
Wedueaday evening of each month. .
Attorney and Counsellor-at-Law.
Office over Forest County National
Bank Building, TIONESTA, PA.
CURTIS M. 8HAWKEY,
Practice in Forest Co.
(linen in Arner Building, Cor. Elm
and Bridge 8ts., Tionesta, Pa.
RANK 8. HUNTER, D. D. 8
Rooms over Citizens Nat. Rank,
I ION ESTA, PA.
DR. F.J. BOVARD,
Physician it Surgeon,
Eyes Tested and Glasses Fitted.
R. J. B. SIGGINS,
Physician and Surgeon,
OIL CITY, PA.
DR. M. W EASTON,
of Oil City, Pa., will visit Tiouesta every
Weduexdav. See him at the Central
House. Setting bones and treatment of
nervous aud chronlo diseases a specially.
Greatest success In all kinds of chronlo
J. B. PIERCE, Proprietor.
Modern and up-to-date in all its ap
pointments. Every convenience and
oomfort provided for tbe traveling public
R. A. FULTON, Proprietor.
Tlonsela, Pa. This is tbe mostceutrally
located hotel In the place, and lias all tbe
modern improvements. No pains will
be spared to make it a pleasant stopping
place lor the traveling public.
FANCY BOOT & SHOEMAKER.
Shop over R. L. Haslet's grocery store
on Elm street. Is prepared to do all
Kinds of custom work from the finest to
the coarsest and guarantees his work to
give perfect satistaction. frompt atten
tion given to mending, aud prices rea
sonable. JAMES HASLET,
thinpale feeds freely
IT 90A knIr..ll aknilt nil
Waverly Oil Works Co.
C, PITTSBURGH. PA.
Gasolines Lamp Oik
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AtZLJv I'llla in Kt-d nl Unltk nrulllcV
"KV-V t'"rs, icaletl with Hlue RiMun.
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STRIFE IN SENATE
IS NOT IMPORTANT
Seniority and Committee Plans
SENIORS STILL GET JOBS.
Older Inoumbents Far Pretty Well
Despite Big 8hakup New Men
Have Asserted Themselves and Havt
Proved Power of Control Curry
Would Abandon Philippine.
By ARTHUR W. DUNN.
WiiMuliiKton. Juti. 14. Special.
After nil. this lli;lit over committee us
HljUinieiitx, the relocation of seniority
to the rear mid the dividing up of the
Important places so that ull Neiiatol's
cull fi't Kocl coiiiiultteo iisKiKlnneiitH
does not concern the policies of the
Democratic party, which takes over the
legislative mid executive control of the
Kovertiincut on the 4th of March. This
contest, which has Iteen wugcd with
considerable warmth, Is but of minor
consideration. I.lttle more than spoils
The efforts of men to jjet " 8"t'0 '
(,'ood thiiiKs instead of huvim; most of
them ko to the seniors constituting one
third of the senators is about ull there
Is to It. Committee places mean il
certain amount of power, but the same
men who have brought about the first
reform could take any bill from a com
mittee nud fashion it to suit them
selves. .More than that, the matter of dis
lodlng the seniors' has not been car
ried to u logical conclusion. Many of
the seniors have obtained just what
they wanted, and none of them hag
been deprived of the right to choose
his place because he Is a senior.
Still It is ii trend of the times.' There
has been somethini; of n shakeup. Tbe
new men have asserted themselves
and proved they have the power of
Congressman (ieorgo Curry of New
Mexico snys that tbe United States
should get rid of the riilllpplnes. The
treason in that statement is because
Curry was u rough rider, was governor
of several different provinces in the
Philippines under Hoosevelt. was a
Itoosevelt man lu tbe last campaign
and has always been a mm admirer
of the colonel. Aud the colonel would
never give up the Philippines never!
Nicaragua th Plae.
'i still think Nicaragua is the place
to have built the canal," remnrked
Congressman Mann, who knows more
about tbe big ditch than any other
elvlliau. He went on to explain why.
saying that it was nearer, that It could
have been constructed with as little
trouble and that it seemed to be the
mitural route. Let it also le remem
bered that when the cnnal was located
the house with but one dissenting vote
on a roll call when more than noo
members voted supported the Nicara
The senate, after a very hot fight, by
a majority of three chose Panama, and
the house yielded without n struggle.
And now conies Mann still insisting
that the bouse was right at the time.
We rather siisiect that Flunk Mon
dell of Wyoming Is practlvlng for the
possible position of chairman of the
committee on appropriations in case
the Hepiililleans should again control
I lie house. Mondell lias been ill every
tit W the different appropriation
bills. He' has taken the place of crttle
and assisted those who were scrutiniz
ing the appropriations made by other
committees than the appropriations
committee last session, and he may be
nt the top after a few changes,
- ' Shaw' Misgivings.
Former Secretary Shaw comes to
Washington occasionally und nearly
always says something worth while.
"I sometimes think there ore only two
Itepublicans left." be remarked the
last time be was here and added, "And
though 1 am sure of myself I some
times doubt Uncle Joe." Tbe ex-speaker
may have some doubt of Shnw, but
both may be considered in tbe "reg
ular" class for years to come.
Return to the Fight.
Senator Swimson of .Virginia Is cot
discouraged because of the practical
defeat of the good loads proposition by
the senate last year. He has returned
to the light with a bill for $23.KX.,0(XI
to be expended upon roads. He will
endeavor to have it made a part of the
postollice bill nt the present session of
Not In Thi Congro.
There is not much 1iok of the re
public of Colombia receiving compensa
tion for the loss of runamtt in tills or
even the next congress. Though it may
have been demonstrated that the Unit
ed States government fomented and
supported the revolution which made
Panama an Independent government,
the feeling against that action has not
reached the stage where we want to
end the claim to The Hague tribunal
for adjust meat. "If they get enough
el:.!,n agents Interested." remarked an
experienced member of the house, "and
make the claim large enough and let It
lie nivuiid long enough perhaps It may
some day be paid. We lire purposing
to p.iy i icnch spoliation claims more
than ii!' years old. and we are paying
wiir viii'o'i i that no one thought of pre
seiit.'M:, fo.'fy ypfirs eg: lien the faits
May Sit in Senate
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g by Pach Bros.
JOSEPH R. WILSON.
Thef ennessee legislature is going
to have trouble in deciding on a Unit
ed States senator. The regular and
independent wings of the Democratic
party, which Is in control, are split.
Politiclcaus are considering a sugges
tion that Joseph R. Wilson, brother of
the president-elect, be brought for
ward as a compromise candidate. Mr.
Wilson is city editor on a NaHhvllle
CLEVER SWINDLE WORKED
Four Fraternal Insurance Organiza
tion "Done" Out of $200,000.
Four fraternal Insurance associa
tions have been mulcted out of nearly
$300,000 in the last six years, It was
declared by the police, through a gang
of swindlers. William Vokalek was
arrested in Cincinnati and i fcald by
the police to have confessed.
Vokalek declared a confederate en
listed as agent for four fraternal
unions, the National Slavonic society,
Pittsburg; the Greek Catholic union,
Homestead,- Pa.; the Pennsylvania
Catholic union, Pittsburg, and the Ro
man Catholic union, Homestead.
Vokalek said he then went to nume
ous railroad tamps where Slavs were
employed and. report that he had or
ganized branches. He would send in
a false list of lames and pay the dues
himself. LateV- he wouldelect two
names and ctJtify them as- having
died. With tlte aid of a fictitious
priest aud undertaker he collected
$1,000 for each death.
33 SAILORS DROWN
Ship Rosecran Pounds to Piece on
Rocks Near Astoria, Ore.
Leaving marine reeords strewn with
tales of death nd disaster connected
with her career, .the tanker Rose
crans, once a United States army
transport, was lost on Peacock spit,
Just beyond the bar off Astoria, Ore.,
In a furTous gale tnat drove ber on
the rocks. t.
Thirty-three of her crew of thirty
six perished when 'the ship ' went
under, it is believed. Three others
clung to a topmast and their death
seemed certain. The tumult of water
allui), them defied rescuers. Huge
6els battered at them relentlessly.
Two jtugboats and a lifesavlng "crew
stood by, but there was no chance. to
aid for a considerable time, '
WANTED HEAVEN; Gl.TS JAIL
Man Seeking Revolver S He Could
Go to Paradise Locked Up.
"Please lend me a revolver, I want
to go to heaven," pleaded Charles
Kaskey in a Massillon (O.) saloon. "I
Just want it long enough to kill my
self." - '
Instead Kaskey went to'' Jail for
safekeeping. During the n'rht he
awoke. "If this is heaven .t ain't
much better than Massillon," he re
Mother and Twin Are Saved.
The timely assistance of frieiwrand
her nurse saved the life of Mrs.
Ofcar Planert and her new born twins
when hor home In Pittsburg burned
to the ground. The fire, which' was
caused by a defective flue, spread rap
Idly and the house was a mass of
flames soon after the fire was dis
covered. Mrs. Planert Is suffering
from shock and the physician In at
tendance fears serious results may fol
low. The twins were born five days
Golf Ball Explodes, Blinding Man.
At Kane, Pa., Dr. C. A. Dick
enson, one of the best known dentists
In this section, met with an accident
that may cost the sight of both eyes.
He had placed a golf ball near a vul
canizer to dry out and it caught fire.
He hurriedly picked up the ball to
throw It In some water when it ex
ploded, the fragments striking him iu
the face and eyes.
Vincenzo Like to Marry.
Maintaining that he had a perfect
right to have as many wives as he
pleased as long as he married and
maintained them in different coun
tries, Vincenzo Cupelli, an Italian
miner, objected when Justice Wonset
ler at Washington, Pa., directed that
he be held Tor the grand Jury on a
c'harge of bigamy.
Live Wire Fatal.
While trying to remove a live wire
from the vicinity, of the grand stand
at the York (Pa ) fair grounds, Latl
me: Deardortl. JMty-eight yars old,
was killed '
X V V
Would Abolish Annual Seed
HE PROBES . CAMPAIGN MAIL
Free Postal Privilege For Government
Official Colt United States Millions
of Dollar Is Discovery Neverthe
less Practice I Expected to Con
tinue Free Seed Also Popular.
By ARTHUR W. DUNN.
Washington. Jan. 15. Special.
Senator Kenyon would lie Jack the Gi
ant Killer lfuK'essfnl in an effort he
Is making toward defeating the uiiuual
seed distribution and in reducing tbe
amount of frniikuble mall. He bus
started out by asking fof Intbruiutlon
as to the cost of sending out flunked
mall from political headquarters dur
ing the recent campaign and also the
cost of carrying seeds free of charge,
as well as tbe cost of the seeds to the
Thousands of tons of mail for polit
ical purposes are carried every year,
but in a presidential year the amount
is something tremendous. Tbe postof
fice department has made a rough esti
mate that the cost during 1!1 was
Can't Be 8toppd. .
Seed distribution began when the old
bureau of agriculture, having experi
mented with seeds, handed over Its sur
plus to congressmen. The Idea became
so popular that now nearly Si.'iOli.iKiO I
appropriated for the purchase of seed
to be distributed to the people as u gift.
Senator Kenyou will not be able to stop
either of these features of government,
even if he makes It plain that they are
abuses, or, as he culls them, "graft.'"
Franking and seed distribution have
come to stay.
' Often have sincere reformers tried to
have the weed appropriation eliminated,
but to no avail. Less frequently lias
the franking privilege been attacked,
but'thiit Is stronger than free 'seeds, as
free malls benefit every member of con
gress. Oldsted', farewell.
Congressmnu Olmsted bid a sort of
farewell to congressional life when
the Indian appropriation bill was up.
milking tbe Carlisle school for Indians
the text of his observations. Com
mending the school to those he left
behind, he passed on to n tribute to
Samuel W. McColl of Massachusetts
which ought to elect that man to the
senate. Few men have received such
an eulogy while living.
"When a member stands the test
here." said 'Olmsted, generalizing,
"when he Is popular, looked up to and
respected by tbe members after long
service here, it may be tukeu for grant
ed that he i.well fitted for service in
the seuate. '
Carter and th Minority Leader.
Congressman Cnrter and Minority
Leader Mann enjoy each other. Th"
Oklahoma man is nearly half Indian,
but a keen and effective legislator.
"I would like to ask the gentleman J
question as a lawyer," said Carter one
day. "Oh, yon need not ask me r
question as- n lawyer," replied Mann.
"I quit the practice of law long ago,
and, besides, I never answer a ques
tion of law without a retainer." "Xot
being a lawyer myself." responded
Cnrter. "I was simply seeking advice
from a distinguished legal light."
A little Inter Carter was trying to
get Mann to withdraw one of his nu
merous points of order. "If there is a
chance to persuade the gentleman 1
should like to plead with him," said
Cnrter. "1 cannot say," replied Mann.
"The gentleman bus so often persuad
ed mo against my better Judgment
that he might be able to do it again."
V&f ' Fowler I Modest.
"What would you do If you were
secretary of the treasury?" asked
Stephens of Texas, making an argil
meiit against some contention of Fow
ler of Illinois. The new member
blushed. "If the incoming president."
ho said gravely, "should make me sec
retary of the treasury, which I know
be will not do, then I would bo in n
better position to answer thnt ques
tion." Too Much Travel Pay.
"The reformers," said a cynical mem
ber, "those who wjint to save money
for the government, should strike at
'travel pay.. It Is amazing to notice
that millions of dollars arc spent every
year by the different departments rf
the governmeni for "travel pay.' We
transport tbe army hither and yon, we
send ollicials abroad to study' condi
tions which our consuls should rert
Upon, we send ollicials on 'Inspection
tours' to report upon matters that
should be In the hands of men on the
ground, we send men up and down the
country lecturing upon suli.ects of
various kinds and teaching the people
how to live, how to earn their livings,
etc. Indeed, paternalism seems to have
taken possession of the government."
Newspaper Men in the Senate.
During the week past two newspa
per men were added to t he already long
list of Journalists who now occupy
seats In tbe senate. Ambassador
Kryce once mnde a humorous speech
about a Utopia governed by the press.
If tliis thing keeps up we will have his
theory In practice. It happens, unfor
unntely. that the newspaper men. from
Arkansas and Texas are to have only
short terms as a matter of compliment.
NO CLUE TO ROBBER
Young Man Who Did Bold Job In
Pittsburg Still at Large.
Not a trace of the young man who
walked Into the office of Division
Passenger Agent Pascault of the Bill
falo, Rochester and Pittsburg Railway
company in Pittsburg, robbed the safe
and cash drawer of $34.25, sat around
and chatted half an hour and then
Just walked out and disappeared, has
been found by the detectives and
Sleuths and uniformed men watched
every railroad station and all lnter
urban cars, but not until a long time
after the robbery was reported.
Tied Firecrackers to Pigeon's Legs.
It wasn't a direct incendiary who
fired Otto Colliery's big stables at
Blanchdale, Pa., and imperiled fifty
eight mules, as supposed. It was a chap
at a shooting match who attached fire
crackers to a pigeon's legs and set
them off so the bird would be too live
ly for a rival to shoot. The pigeon
got safely away and flew to the stables
with part of the burning crackers still
attached. When the bird alighted the
hay was ignited and a loss of $6,000
$8,000 For Helping Peddler on Car.
Margaretta Jane Brown's kindness
years ago in helping an old peddler
onto a trolley car at Harrlsburg, Pa.,
has won her a reward of $8,000. The
young woman, who recently became
Mrs. Ray Mason Knazel, received in
her mail a check for this amount an.l
a note addressed "To the little girl
who helped me on a trolley car four
years ago." The reward was from Val
entine R. Cortlas and was mailed from
Bride Sold For $55.
That Ell Klerich sold his bride of
three weeks for $.'i.i was the testi
mony before Alderman Charles 13.
Mayne at New Castle, Pa., of wit
nesses in a charge of assault filed
against Klerich. It was alleged
Klelrch later, without the formality of
a divorce, got a license to marry an
other girl, but avoided bigamy by fail
ing to have the marriage performed.
Woman Found Hanging In Room.
Despondency Is thought to have
been the cause for the suicide of Mrs.
J. J. Walker, aged thirty-five, wno
hanged hersel'f in her bedroom at the
home of her brother-in-law in Pitts
burg. When Mrs. Walker wa3 dis
covered by her sister-in-law she was
living, but very weak. She died a
half hour later without regaining con
sciousness. Judge Indorse Hubby Beating.
Magistrate Grells In a Philadelphia
court informed a woman who had
given her husband a lashing with a
cat o'nlne tails because she found 'him
wifii another woman that she had done
perfectly right, advised other women
to do likewise and then made the
angry wife and rather meek husband
make up and go home together.
Big Penalty For Bad Record.
For appropriating to his own uses
$2.44 John Cunningham at Altoona,
Pa., was sentenced to not less than
fifteen months or more than two years
in the penitentiary. He stole $1 from
his mother and two days later forged
an order for $1.44 on a grocer. Cun
ningham ha served" termi in prison.
. Rich Pocket of Gas Struck.
"Tcight miles southeast of Washing
ton, Pa., the Manufacturers' Light and
Heat company drilled in a well that is
producing 10,000.000 cubic feet of gas
a day. Near it on the McCollum
farm the Cairnegie Gas company of
Pittsburg touched a pocket that is
producing 7,Mrf),000 cubic feet a day.
' Killed Under Train.
Walking out of the hrtspltal where
she had been a patient, Mrs. G. W.
Hauser, thirty-five years old, of Bell
wood, went to the Pennsylvania sta
tion at Roaring Springs, Pa., waited
until a train was pulling out, then
threw herself under it. She was killed.
Landslide Upsets Train.
A train on the Waynesburg and
Washington (Pa.) Narrow Gauge rail
road was wrecked. The engineer wns
hurt and the passengers badly shaken
up. The rains had caused a small
landslide at a curve and a telegraph
pole had fallen across the track.
May Sell Church to Pay Minister,
Having failed to reach an agree
ment with Rev. Alexander Wadde'l,
former pastor of the Union Presby
terian church, as to his claim for ar
rears In salary, the presbytery of
Philadelphia may sell the church
Think Young Lawyer a Suicide.
Frederick A. Sodernhehner, Jr., a
young lawyer of. Philadelphia, was
found dead in a room in a hotel. A
bullet had b' en fired through his right
temple. Police believe Sotleriihelmer
3 i .
Stocking 'a Market Basket.
Anna Miller of the Northslde, Pitts
burg, found a new use for stockings
When she was searched In the Alle
gheny police station by the matron
about two pounds of bacon and three
eggs were found in her stockings.
Church Is Death Chamber.
W. J. McKwen, aged sixty-one,
dropped dead while warming his hands
at a heater in the Robinson Run Unit
ed Presbyterian church, McDonald,
Pa., from heart failure.
Sight of Child' Eye Destroyed.
Falling on a red hot poker while
toddling about the room Elizabeth
Gorena, aged three, of Sharon, Pa,
had;'tlio sight of one of her eyes de-ttroyed.
60-Foot Slap at Cincinnati;
Other Places Sutler
JACK FROST HELPS PITTSBURG
Water Go Several Feet Over Danger
Line and Low Lying Districts of
Smoky City Are Again Swamped.
The Ohio river passed the sixty-foot
Btage in Cincinnati and continued to
rise steadily at the rate of two inches
In the lower parts of the city and
In Dayton, .Newport and Covington,
suburbs acrons the river in Kentucky,
2,.100 persons have been made tem
porarily homeless by the invading
waters. In the Kentucky towns school
houses and churches have been thrown
open to refugees. The property loss
will reach into the thousands.
Cincinnati commission merchants
and warehouse owners whose places of
business are along the river front have
suffered heavy loss.
The Panhandle and the Louisville
and Nashville railroad freight houses
are half buried in water and all trains
running into the Grand Central station
are being rerouted into the city.
Steamboat traffic on the river has
been practically abandoned, the water
being so high that many of the boats
are unable to pass" under the bridges
The swift current is a bar to up-stream
The Licking river, which divides
Newport and Covington and flows Into
the Ohio opposite Cincinnati, is out of
Cold Weather Checks Water.
A decided drop in t-e fmperature
which turned the rail' in tne moun
tains to snow saved Pittsburg from a
repetition oi 'he disastrous flood of
The crest of the flood wave reached
26.3 feet at this point, almost five feet
over the danger line.
The lowlands were again covered
with water, but the area affected was
not as great as lust week.
On the Northside, where the big
flood of last week did the most dam
age, the muddy' stream flooded the
depots and railroad tracks. House
holders throughout the section were
prepared to move to their second
The big industrial plants along the
south banks of the Monongahela were
not affected this time as they were
last week. Artmad Verona and Sharps-
burg the strong current of the big
river caused the runs and creeks to
back water and overflow, flooding the
Hundreds Are Homeless.
, It is estimated thaVeeveral hundred
families have been driven from their
homes by the flood at Portsmouth, O.
Moving vans and all kinds of wagons
carried families and their belongings
The poorer classes found refuge in
the public school buildings. Along
Mill and Upper First streets the water
is almost up to the roofs of the houses
aud many families are moving, from
upper -floors. Flood defenses are hold.
Ing the water out of the city proper.
Big Damage at Parkersburg.
At Parkersburg, W. Va., the secon
dary rise In the Ohio river, created
great havoc BiKLthftfossill be htavy.
All alj-ytto? traffic on the' Ohio river
railroad, both north and south, was
suspended and trains from the east
on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad
was stopped by great landslides.
Bridge Washed Away.
The railroad bridge of the Pittsburg,
Shawmut and Northern Railroad com
pany, whic h bus been under construc
tion for almost a year at Kittannlng,
Pa., was washed away by the rushing
waters of the Allegheny river.
NEW NICKEL APPROVED
"In God We Trust" Will Be Left Off
Secretary of the Treasury M.ic
Veagli approved the design of a new
five-cent piece by J. E. Frazer of New
It will bear the word "Liberty" and
the date of coinage on one side. On
tho opposite Bide will appear the
figure of a buffalo and the words "Five
Cents." The coin will bear tho words
"E riuribiis I'nnm." but not the motto
"In God We Trust."
Goes Over Fall and Laugh.
Margaret Mcfuin, uged twelve,
slipped from a footbridge uud fell into
a creek near Templeton, Pa. Tlie
child was swept over a fall a distance
of f'.en feet. When picked up fifty
feet from the bridge the child was
laughing and apparently uninjured.
Policeman Inherits Fortune.
Kane, Pa., claims to have one of the
state's richest policemen In E. C. Wil
cox, who received word from attorneys
at Bridgeport, Conn., that he had
fallen heir to an estate valued close
to $."ii,oim, which was left him by an
KIM Self In City Hall.
Ill and out of work, Willard B. Lea
man, forty-six years old. a former Lan
caster (fa.) hotel proprietor, commit
ted suicide In the Lancaster citv hull
killoi by shooting n mself with a re-voher.
FUR SUPPLY AND DEMAND.
Tiger Skin Go Begging In London
Less Siberian Sable Offered.
At the recent London sales tiger
Bklns were neglected, of the eighty
two skins offered only three being
Japanese skins met ilh almost no
favor, marten and fox skins remained
unsold and only l,.r00 mink skins out
of 1 :i,4i I found buyers.
Only :!,260 real and bastard chin
chilla skins were offered; the supply
is steadily decreasing, the demand
aiis good and October, 1910, prices
Only sixty-one Falkland Island seal
ns were offered; they sold readily.
Lobos Island fur seal skins, 2,997, tho
:1rst offered In a little over two years,
brought high prices.
About 10,000 sables skins are
marketed each winter in Nicolaecsk,
Iberia, nt $10 to $"0 each. The num
jer, however, is decreasing, but it Is
liflicult to say whether from the
animals being exterminated or 'rora
the failure of the hunters to tftay
.hem. The hunting of sables is en
tirely by natives.
During a good season about 1,000
red fox skins at an average of $4 to
each are sold in the same city of
Siberia. The black fox Is scarce,
about ten skins being obtained an
nually, bringing $100 to $250 each.
Pear skins are plentiful, but owing to
the religion of the natives the heads
ind claws are always removed and
consequently the hides are of little
value, Belling for $7.50 to $10 each.
Arkansas Boy's Animal Farm.
Lawrence county has a number of
Industries, but the most unique is that
of capturing and raising animals for
their fur and hides. The occupation
was followed by a boy, Crockett Gib
Bon, who lives on a farm four miles
south of Imboden nnd who has been
well paid for his labor. During the
summer and fall Gibson spends his
leisure capturing opossums, raccoons
and foxes, which are placed in woven
wire pens. He feeds and cares for
the aminals and their young until
winter sets In, at which time the
animals, being fat and sleek are killed.
The hides usually bring a much
higher price upon the market than
those of animals caught wild In the
woods. Imboden correspondence St.
Louis Clobe Democrat.
Rules for Life.
"I begin my hundredth year to-day,"
snys Isaac Johnson, inventor of
Portland cement, "and I a n in fairly
good health. My advise to tlioso who
wish for long life is: First, be
prudent In living, do not eat too
much; secondly, exercise the mind
and body judiciously." Mr. Johnson
was still chairman of the board and
consulting director td the big old
cement-making firm; and wrote many
letters daily. He started business as
a messenger boy to a Strand book
seller. His frame is small, shoulders
rounded . and tin elaborately worked
silk skull cap covers his head. New
The Djy on Which Women Rule.
, Candletiuin Day is not celebrated
in Hollar 1 much more than in ICng
laiid, but its, place is taken by a
festival unknown In this country.
Slipper Day in the Netherlands is
tho one day In the year In which the
Dutch woman claims. superiority over
On that day Khe rules him to her
heart's content, nnd be generally
obeys good humoredly ertough. That
Is, unless she is one of those ladles
not unknown in Holland or in any
other country who aspire to complete
rule over their unhappy partners
throughout the year. London Globe.
Care of the Poor In Sweden.
Consul General E. D. Wlndslow
writes from Stockholm that the num
ber of needy persons in Sweden re
ceiving assistance during 1008
amounted to 23:1,530. The different
communes paid out iiMlie same year
$(). 2(m,Uim for assistance of the poor
and their support, the cities contribut
ing $2,ti(li,00 of the amount. These
figures show an Increase of $070,000
over l!o7. It Is estimated that the
care of the poor costs the Inhabitants
of the kingdom $1.13 per head per
annum. Consular Reports.
Kaiser Improves His Shooting.
The Kaiser has become more ex
pert than ever with the rifle. He
has had a new steel hand or fork
fastened around the elbow of his
short left arm with the express pur
pose of serving as a gun rest. He
Is thus able to regulate his rille Bnlely
with his right hand. So delighted
was he with the new apparatus aady
the good results he achieved In shnoK )"
ing that ho embraced all his friends. VtJ.'t,
Reynolds's Newspapers. r.
A Record Yield of Oat.
J. I. F. Kunz of near Titus tile..
Ciawford county, puts in a claim for
the record yield of oats. From four
acres of land be threshed 250 bushels
of oats weighing 37 Va pounds to the
bushed. On a calculation of 32 pounds
to the bu.-bel his crop averaged 73
busheiu to the acre.
Big Catch of Snakes.
The pl.igue of venomous reptiles
was so great In Bosnia, that a price
was put on every pair of fangs. Last
year's chase, says a Saratov o message,
resulted in the capture of 273.3-IO. lor
which the Government paid J: 2,71 1.
; , V
Tho number of physicians r
ing in Pails Is placed at 2,5Q'byaltk. to
abuut or.e-h.iU of the? week from his
tUau $l.ijJ'J u yjaj ulcture machines.