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TIIE CITIZEN, PltlDAV, MAY 0, 1010.
FEW BIERS CO.
Attendance Disappointing at
St. Louis Convention.
10,000 EXPECTED; 500 THERE.
Taft, When. He Speaks Tomorrow, Will
Address Hundreds Instead of Thou
sands Probable That Agricul
turists Will Question Him.
St. Louis. Mny 3. President Taft
will address the farmers' convention
here tomorrow. Hut when he ascends
the platform he will not gaze upon the
faces of the expected 10,000 tillers of
When the convention opened yester
day there were only about 000 persons
Promoters of the convention who
predicted the 10.000 attendance attrlh
ute the disappointment to various J,
causes. It is a representative gather
ing, however, and included delegates !
from the norlh. south, east and west, j
President Charles S. Harrett of Geor-
gla was compelled to call an adjourn- ,
tnent one hour earlier than schedule
yesterday after vainly calling the roll
of speakers for several days ahead.
It is still confidently predicted that
at least 10,000 will arrive before the
end of the week. The bad weather,
which demoralized crops In tills sec
tion, and the failure of the railroads to
reduce rates are nlso blamed for the
Wednesday's session, when Presl
ilonf Tnfi Is splipilnled to deliver the
principal nddress. promises to be an "pv uonanue or Aiamctin county, nsu
exccediugly livelv one. The delegates 1K 1dm to Interfere and prevent tho
frequently interrupt tho speakers with , Jeffries-Johnson fight nt Emeryville on
questions, and, according to William It. July 4.
Wrightson. president of the California
Fruit Growers' association, who was
one of the speakers, the president will
not be exempt. Wrightson attacked
tho present tariff and In his address
said the California delegation Intended
to ask the president a number of ques
tions with regard to It.
Wrightson declared that California
is governed by the Southern Pacific
"An organization of tills kind," he
said, "Is the only thing that can con
trol the commercial Interests that are
dominating rates on our products."
Wrightson said that the farmers want '
a bill enacted to prevent gambling on
Samuel Gonipers. labor leader, spoke
TRIAL FOR HEIKE.
Supreme Court Rules Against Secre
tary of American Sugar Co.
Washington, May 3. The Uuited
States supreme court dismissed the.
writ of error granted to Charles R.
Ilelke, secretary of the American Su
gar company, who was Indicted for
complicity In sugar weighing frauds.
IToIke claimed immunity from prose
cution because he has previously given
testimony before the grand Jury in an
other proceeding which was under the
Sherman antitrust law, and when that
plea was denied by the trial court
brought the writ of error In question.
Ilelke must now go to trial.
The court, in an opinion by Justice
Day. takes the ground that no writ of
error would lie in the case because It
was not a final judgment In the case,
as tho law specified and therefore dis
Subsequently, on the suggestion of
Solicitor General Rowers that the trial
of Ilelke. which had been deferred on
account of (he allowance of the writ
of error, was now fixed for Mny 10.
the court ordered tho mandate to Issue
nt once so that the trial could proceed.
WAGE CONFERENCE ON.
Erie Trainmen Demand Same Wages
B. and O. Brethren Got. ,
v,.w vnrk-. Mnv :i -The inini -,,....'
a nee committee of the Erie trainmen
and conductors began conferences yes
terday with General Manager J. C. Stu
art over the demands of the trainmen
and conductors made several months
ago for higher wages.
There were two conferences. The
committee finally stated that wages
equal to those given by the Baltimore
and Ohio railroad to its trainmen and
conductors, whose demands were ar
bitrated, would be the lowest thnt
would be accepted.
The otllchils of the road will give
their answer today. Probably It In
volves u counter proposition.
JUDGE BARTLETT WORSE.
But His Doctor Says There Is No' Im
Albany, May 1'. The condition of
Judge Edward T. Harriett of Uio court
of appeals, who was stricken with pa
ralysis on Friday night last, haB had a
Dr. Samuel B. Ward, who is attend
ing Judge Bartlett, said, however, that
there was uo immediate danger and
that lie expected Judge Bartlett to be
well enough to be out within a week.
Sedalla, Mo., May 3. All tho machin
lsta lu the shops here of the Missouri
Pacific railway are on strike, and re
ports received indicate that tho men
everywhere on tliut system went out
at the same time. The men demanded
an lncrcaso from SO to 40 cents au
bonr. The company offered SO cents,
but the men declined this.
FIGHT AGAINST FIGHTS.
Opposition to Jeffries-Johnson Match
i Grows In California.
I San Francisco, May 3. Opposition to
I the JGiTrle8-.Tohn.Bon fight, following
tho death of Tommy McCarthy, the
fan Francisco pugilist, killed In a tight
with Owen Moran on Saturday morn
ing, has taken form In a statewldo
i movement of clergymen to prevent tho
championship light on July 4. Prize
lighting was denounced from scores of
pulpits Sunday, and In many Instances
n definite campaign was begun.
A meeting of the San Francisco
church federation wilt 'bo held and
committees nppolnled to carry the an
tlflght agitation to Governor (Illicit
Tho pastors of all the churches In tho
city have been notified, and It has been
tacitly agreed among them Unit the
church federation shall take the lead.
At a special meeting of tho First
Congregational church of Oakland res
olutions were adopted protesting
against the fight and will bo forwarded
to Governor GUIett and Attorney Gen
Deposit of Fight Prize Money.
San Francisco, May 3. A certificate
0f deposit of $30,000 In gold will be
sent to Senator Tim Sullivan of New
York today by the Metropolis National
bank of San Francisco. This amount
was deposited by Tex IMekard ns sec
olul ,lvlent on the prize money for
the Jeffries-Johnson fight. Tddny an
informal conference will bo held be
tween Klcknrd. Gloason, I.lttie nnd
Ilerger over the sclectlou of a referee,
and It Is believed Jack Welch of this
city will be chosen.
Women Oppose Fight.
Oakland. Cal.. Mny 3. Many peti
tions of church goers and women's
clubs were presented to District Attor-
DINE IN STREET CLOTHES.
Trunks of the Roosevelts Late Reach
Copenhagen, May 3. Owing to the
failure of his trunks to arrive on time,
Colonel Roosevelt was compelled to
wear a gray Milt when he called on
Prince Waldcmar. He appeared In
the snme garb at the dinner nt the pal
ace, but before it was over the errant
trunk put In an appearance.
Mrs. Roosevelt and -Miss Ethel
Roosevelt were also forced to dine In
their street gowns, but all were en
abled to appear at the brilliant recep
tion at the American legation In con
ventional evening attire.
Married Three Sisters.
Lebanon, hid., May 3. Mrs. Nancy
Neal, eighty-two years of age, whose
husband died several years ago, Is dead
at her home here. Mrs. Neal was the
third sister who married Neal. The
oldest daughter to whom Neal was en
gaged, died before her marriage. He
then ninrried the next oldest. She
died, and lie married her widowed sis
ter, and at her death lie married the
youngest, who had already been mar
Taft In Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, May 3.-President Taft
participated in the May festival here
Take Your Choice.
From Sir John Lubbock wo tike this
ennobling thought: "You may see In
a shallow pool either the mud lying
at the bottom or the Image of the bluo
Collecting an Old Debt.
The other day the manager of n fur-
tuture house in town asked one of his
star salesmen to collect n bill of long
standing, for which the regular col -
lector had been unable to get cash,
i lie manager toiu tits man to threaten
a lwsult If necessary. The salesman
Bald 1,0 would collect it without that
nud went to the delinquent's ofllce. Ho
put the bill lu the band of his derby
hat, and with the hat held nonchalant -
ly in his left hand lie strolled into the
inner shrine. The man nt the desk
looked at him Inquiringly and then
t glanced down at the conspicuous bill.
"Well, what is it?" he naked.
"Pardon me," said the salesman in
j his best manner, "but could you tell
me Is Mr. Jones dead?"
I "Why, no: I'm Mr. Jones."
"Thank you. That's all I wauted to
know," said the salesman nnd walked
! abruptly from the room.
Next day a check came for the
i amount New York Sun.
Saving the Union.
Until wo had a national game It was
slUy, according to Ellis Parker Butler
in Success Magazine, to speak of the
loose group of states as a nation. The
people had too much time lu which to
talk politics, und whenever they talked
politics they became angered, and
whenever they were angered they
wanted to secede or knock spots off
each other. Thero was no ono great
unifying spirit. There was too much
"Maryland, My Maryland," and "Van
keo Doodle" nnd not any "Casey at tho
Bat." All the animus that Is now di
rected nt tho umpire class was allow
ed to foment into sectional feeling. A
man from Baltimore nud a man from
Boston could not meet and talk in
curves; they had to talk slaves. Im
agine the benighted state of society!
It is a wonder that the nation lasted
until baseball arose lu Us might and
strength to mnko of us one great peo
FREAK RUDDER TREES.
Revolted Against Parasites and Killed
Some years ago a big planter In tho
Congo abandoned a rubber tract of
scvArnl hundred miles which had bo
coine Infested with the parasite of
Hk region. All the trees drooped and
dl(-d down (o the roots? only thoio
surviving. Part of the trunk under
tho Inner bark continued to yield the
rubber milk, as usual, but the lluid
was found to be thoroughly poisoned
nnd apparently useless. A visit to
the abandoned tract sonio years after
tho blight had fallen showed, to the
amazement of tho owner, that the
trees had taken on a new ijfc, when
the milk was tested he found that It
made rubber of a superior quality,
nnd now brings tho highest price in
tho market. Apparently nature had
revolted against the 'destructive In
sects and with their pol3on tho trees
had inoculated themselves nga.ist
further aflllctlon of the kind.
Industry Aiding Science.
Tho debt of Industry to science has
often, and very properly, been pro
claimed: but now the roverso is an
nounced. Tho National Electric Lamp
Association has established at Clove
land a physical laboratory, which tho
director. Dr. E. P. Hyde, declares has
for its object tho development of sci
ence rather than tho improvement of
an industrial commodity.' In this re
spect it differs from the many labora
tories that have in recent years ben
established In connection with large
manufacturing concerns. Among the
objects of research will bo the laws of
radiation and tho radiant properties
of matter, and the effects of light and
its attendant phenomena on tho oyc,
tlte skin, and microscopic organlms.
A corps of investigators is being
The Englishman in a Groove.
In Kngland nine-tenths of the lads
of the middle classes look forward to
nothing more than r. seat at an office
desk with a certain number of shi -l!r'.;j
a week for a certain number o
years. To attempt to do anything
else would be to run the risk of so Ul
ostracism. A young man may loaf re
spectably on his family. But he ni-'U
on no account start a business ir ir
involves selling nnything or iirodutn ;
nnything with his hands. That wol.J
be bad form. It would be getting o
side the groove. Thus for the grei.
mass of the people England holds no
romance. The lad who thinks lie
could do something is discouraged.
Every class distinction :s so definite
ly marked. The whole weight of pub
lic opinion is against the smallest di
vergence from the ordinary rule.
Mr. Archibald Sharp described at
a recent meeting of the Institution of
Automobile Engineers in London his
system of air-springs for road vehicles.
As applied to the saddle pillar of a
bicycle, the apparatus consists essen
tially of a vertical cylinder with a pis
ton or plunger, made to work alr-tig'.it
by a specially constructed "mitten."
and supporting the weight of the rider.
The same device has been applied to
motor-cycles, and experiments havo
been made with a light motor-car. On
the front fork of a heavy motor-cycle
the "life" of tho "mitten" covered
from .2,000 to 5,000 miles, but on a
back spring fork it was only equiva
lent to 1.000 miles. The effect of tho
air-springs is described as- luxuriously
Mrs. Hammond was willing to pay
n fair price for work, but she did not
intend to be cheated. "I should like to
know how it happens that your boy
Terry charges me fifty cents for mow
ing my lawn, when he does Mrs. Por
ter's, and there is no reason why 'lie
should bo twice as long mowing it."
j ..Well ,10VVi as to tnat, ma'am," said
, Mr Halloran, transferring his gaze to
ller gi0ves, "you seo Mrs. Porter's
1 house faces the baseball grounds, and
j glle j,Ire8 Terry always of a Wedues-
dny or a Saturday to come to her
place at one o'clock, ma'am, and the
game begins at half past two, d'ye
rpo? 'Twould bo a ouare lnd that
I wouldn't hurry a bit wld that chanst
1 to his hand, now wouldn't it?"
The Moral Law.
Tho passage indicated is not from
Kant, but may be found in James
Martineau's "Study of Religion." and
in full reads as follows. "The rule of
right, the symmetries of chnracter,
tho requirements of perfection, aro no
provincialisms of this planet; they
are known among tho stars; they
reign beyond Orion and tho Southern
Cross; they aro wherever tho Univer
sal Spirit is, and no subject mind,
though it fly on our track forover,
can escapo beyond their bounds."
Friends No Longer.
Mrs. Everston Mrs. Wrlpper and
the Partely woman no longer speak
to each other.
Mrs. Hallentrager What u pity!
And they used to bo such close
friends. Do you know what estranged
Mrs. Everston Yes; they met at
a sale and both wanted the samo rem
nant The Sergeant's Opportunity.
"If ye please, sergeant," Punch
makes the raw recruit sy, "I'vo got
a splinter in mo 'and."
"Wot yer been doin'7" demanded
the sergeant "Strokin yer 'end?"
Rats at a Dollar a Dozen.
Tho Paris flood arovo swarms o!
rats from sowors, und rat-catchers
made big money shipping tho Jivo rat'
at a dollar a dozen to doe pits in Lon
Liberal Defeats Prohibition
ist In Alabama.
ANTI-COMER MOVEMENT WINS.
Demoorals at Primaries Name Emmett
O'Neal For Governor Nomination
Means Election In That State and
"Dry" Organization's Deathknell.
Montgomery, Ala., May 3.-Emmett
O'Neal, local optlonist, has beaten II.
S. D. Mullory, statewide prohibitionist
nnd friend of the late defeated prohibi
tion amendment, in the rneo for tho
Democratic nomination for govemoi
The victory for O'Neal also means
that tho state lias returned to liberal
Ism In Its attitude toward corporations
and railroads as well as the liquor
question. There is not the slightest
doubt but that the result means a re
turn to the open sale of liquors la
Montgomery, Mobile and Birmingham
and possibly other towns, with the
further almost certain resumption of
dispensaries In most of the towns
which had them prior to November.
For four years the slate has been In
the grip of ngltators, led by Governor
H. II. Coiner, who went In as au oppo
nent of the railroads nnd the corpoia-
tlons and later on as the champion of
all that had to do with tho rigid con
trol of tlie sale and manufacture of
liquor of all kinds.
O'Neal Is the leader of the ant!
Comer movement, as such an Issue as
that of prohibition. The result at the
primaries follows the successful fight
against the prohibition amendment
Inst fall, when the fight was led by
O'Neal, who at tho time seemed to be
following a lost cause.
BAKERS' STRIKE GROWS.
Betweon 5,000 and 6,000 Breadmakers
New York, Mny a. It Is estimated
that between n.OOO and 0,000 bakers
have Joined the strike of breadninkers
In New York and surrounding towns.
The scarcity of bread Is beginning to
cause considerable hardship.
The famine was first felt nt hotels
and restaurants, but now the home
supply has been so decreased as to
cause housewives deep uneasiness and
long hunts for loaves in homes where
the art of breadmaklng hos been neg
lected. Rioting by striking bakers und sym
pathizers, who were led by women,
around their big baking plant at
Eighty-fifth street and East End ave
nue, and the prospect of being unable
to till any of the orders for bread
caused the Flelsclimtini- Raking com
pany to transfer their rders to the
bakeries of Chris FrerliJi & Co. and
John Sehninlz & Sons, loboken. with
the result that 3.V) iiimi employed by
the two Iloboken firms walked out
rather than bake for the Fleischmnnns.
During the rioting n woinnn slapped
the face of Otto Flelschniann. She
was fined $10 In the police court.
The fight between employee and em
ployer threatens to become n long
drawn out one. The master bakers de
clare they will not submit to the de
mands of tho unions nnd that they will
fill their shops with nonunion men.
Steps have already been taken by the
firms affected to do this.
The Evolution of
VI. He Decides to Buy a Home
When Bill Blue had to buy of yore
It made his tightwad spirit sore,
So these times, be It understood,
He made as seldom as he could.
His cash to no home merchant went.
To a mail order house he sent.
"These stores that we have here," said
"Are robbers, but they can't rob me."
This made the local tradesmen blaze.
Thty cried! "That rule will work both
IP BILL CUTS US, WHY, WE'LL
Till of that game he has his fill."
It Jarred Bill some. Hosaldt "By Jackl
If I spend here It may COME BACK."
His dollars now no longer roam,
But "Bill the Booster" buys at horns.
AFTER RICH TAX DODGERS.
Mayor Shank of Indianapolis Hopes to
Fill City's Treasury.
Indianapolis, hid., May 3. Mayor
Shank has declared war on the rich of
this city who doMiot pay all their taxes
and has started an Investigation which
he thinks will fill the treasury and
make borrowing hereafter unneces
sary. Ho says there would be no trouble If
the rich would pay taxes like the man
who has only n little household furni
ture, nnd he determined that they shall
"It is not the poor man who objects
to pnylng his lawful amount of taxes,"
said Mayor Shank. "It Is the wcnltltler
class, and I purpose to bring nbout a
He gnve it as Ills belief that the city
Is annually cheated out of many thou
sands of dollnrs by the class thnt owns
considerable property, while the com
paratively poor man Is assessed In full.
Figure It Out For Yourself.
If you want a hard rase there is tho
case of a man who late at night
bought a bottle of whisky nt a public
house price, 3s. (id. - says tho London
Globe. He handed over a Ave pound
note, and tho publican would not
chnnge it. "Ail right," said the cus
tomer. "Give mo the whisky and 10s.
(id. and keep my live pound note."
Next morning the customer came lu,
planked down four sovereigns and
said, "Give mo back my live pound
note and we shall be straight." The
publican and the sinner looked at each
other. Can you tell nt a glance which
got the better of the bargain when the
customer went away with his five
pound note in ills pocket?
The question puzzled a whole office
full of literary, financial, sporting,
philosophical and editorial men until
it readied a girl of eighteen who is en
gaged in dealing with cash. All the
rest were calculating on paper and
reaching the result by devious ways.
The cash girl saw it in a Hash of the
rye. Do you? Shut your oyea and do
It in live secouds if you wish to beat
tho cash girl.
"It takes Freddie so long to make up
"Why should It? He has almost no
material to work on." Cleveland Lead
er. Frugality Is founded on the princi
ple that all riches have limits. Burke.
Deposits Over Half Million
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An examiner is liableto call at
the institution at any time. This in
sures carefulness and absolute safety
You do not have to leave the bank where you are now
doing business to open an account with this institution.
Many people do their banking by mail and have accounts in
several banks. Give to us a part of your business.
MONEY LOANED ON GOOD SECURITY.
SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT.
K. C. MUMFOKl), President. VM. KIKFI.F.K. Vice President.
C. Mumford Joel O. Hill Jacob F.Kntz
W.F. Metier Frank Steinman
Thomas M.Hnnloy H. II. Fly. M. I).
D. & M. CO. TITIE TABLE
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The Era of New Mixed Paints !
This year opoiu witti a dolugo of now mixed paints. A con
dition brought about, by our enterprising dealers to get some kind
of a mixed paint that would supplant CHILTON'S MIXED
PAINTS. Their compounds, being now and heavily advertised,
may find a sale with tno unwary.
,""AS"oS?M,CHlLT0rS MIXED PAINTS
Is JADWIN'S PHARMACY.
There aro reasons for tho pro-minonco of CHILTON PAINTS
1st fto ono can mix abettor mixed paint.
2d Tho painters declaro that it works easily and has won
derful covoring qualities.
3d Chilton stands back of it, and will agree to repaint, at his
- own oxpenso.overy surface painted with Chilton Paint that
proves uofectivo. , , . , ....
1th Thoso who havo used it aro perfectly satisfied with it,
and recommend its uso to others.
A Scotchman, Mr. John Lowden,
has Invented a "smoke tintometer,"
which, It is thought, may bo of use in
prosecuting cases of "smoko nuls
nnce." It consists of a tube wlt.i a
single eyepiece and two object oien
Ings. One of these is clear, but thu
other contains a revolving diaphragm
In which are set five circles, one of
clear glass and the other four of tint
ed glasses corresponding with tho
standard tints of a scientific "smoke
chnrt" In examining smoke-defiled
air the diaphragm Is turned until the
tinted glass coincides In darkness
with tho air Been through the clear
aperture. The various glasses are
systematically numbered, so that a
glanco sufflces to show the degree of
defilement of the nlr.
AHUIVAli AND DEPAKTUIIK OF
Trains leave at 8:25 a. w. and
i;48 p. m.
Sundays at 2:48 p. m.
Trains arrive at 1:40 and 8:08
Saturdays, arrives at 3:45 and
leaves at 7:10.
Sundays at 7:02 p. m.
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p Designer and Man-
I ufacturer of
H Office and Works
p! 1036 MAIN ST.
J. A. ITSCH. Cushlci
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K. 1. Pen warden
m, II. Kruntz
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