Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel, January 17, 1905

Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel

January 17, 1905

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Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel (Newspaper) - January 17, 1905, Lemars, Iowa By our Correspondents, and from ElxcKanges. MAMMEN. special Corraspondence, £ ilt Siebens and son Clans made a trip to LeMara the laat of the week. Henry - Tohnaon lost a valuable horse last Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Gert O^ tetbahr are rejoiolng over tbe arrival of a bright little babv girl who oame to their borne on Monday, January 9. ' Tohhnie, the two j'ear old son o: and Mrs. Onno Onken is on the sick list- The annual meeting of the stockholders of Grant township creamery company - will be held in the Geruian Latheran school honse, SatnrJay, . Tannary 28, 1905, at 10 o'clock a. m., to select seven directors and - transact snoh other bnsicess iss may come before the meeting. Mr. and Mrs. Benhard Specht were transacting buBiness at Akron last Tnesiay. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dirks on Monday, Jannary 9, a girl. Henry Rolapp and Dick Marthfipld were Mammen visitors last Wednesday. Ernest Rody was transacting business in LeMars the first of the we k. Henry Meinea shipped a car load of cattle last week. Mr. Martin Johnson was on the Mammen streets last Tuesday. Geo. Popken maf » e a business trip to Slonx City last Thursday. Martbfield brothers shfUud corn for Carl Johnson the last of the wpek. Charles and Herman Landheer who have been visiting in this neighborhood returned to their home at Sterling, 111., on Friday. H. F. Johnson marketed some fat hOBS at D « lton last Thursday. Mary, the four year old aaughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Freriohs is on the sick list. Herman Eilers made a trip to Ruble last Wednesday. STRUBLE. Special Correspondence Now that we are on the threshold of 1903, it behooves every citizen of our burg to invite as moch business as possible. By inducement much coulrf be done that way and ask yourself the quesfion and answer i t yourself— " What did I do in 1904 which is stone never to return. Did I bring business to town or did I drive i t away? Did I do anything the past year which advanced education, patriotism and C h r i s t i a n i t y . " The year 1904 has slipped into the unreoalldble past with its joya and sorrows, its falares and successes. Tbe future is before us to forge ahead with the help of God. George Ostermann was in town Friday. Jack Thompson of Seney called here the last of the \ 7eek. . Elmer F; Anstine was in our city on Thursday. Mr. Anstine's family have been ill recently but are con valescent nDW. Henry Hamer and Gerd Lewis attended a dmce in LaMars Thursday. Mrs. Kercher who has been visiting here the first of the week went to Alton where she renews old acquaintances. Mit Moore the genial restaurant man visited in Rock Vallley on Friday. William Falk was in our city the past week. H. A. Ahlers is home from the January session of the board of super- VJSDl'S. Al Ayles returned from the east where he has been spending the holidays. Will Baack goes on the road for a toy company. AVe wish him success. Frank Potter and wife are the hap py parents of a baby boy. Peter Becker was in Sioux City the first of the we k. Pete is a geatU man and a good business man. His place was closed for spite by whooi? AB you measure unto your neighbor so will it be dealt out to you. StoU Bros., the hnatlin? draymen unloaded a car of barb wire and - r of Amercan wire for Schoeneniann Bros. Lumbar Co., the lust of tbe week. Henry Mohr of Alvbrd is visiting here. Lambert Ritzenthaler the faithful young man who worked for H. A. * ^' i several ye irs has rented the isyron Peebles farm and will move in the spring. He is an industrious honest young man and we wish him success in his forwad step. Henry Pecks smiled on his many friends here Friday. Henry now resides on his father's farm. John C. Emery was & pleasant caller on Friday. Ifid Harms called the last of the week Herman Egglebrecht and wife were trading in Struble Thursday. Louis Berg visited hero the last of the week, E'rank Van Horst called in this burg on Friday. Louis Wioterfield was a pleasant caller in Struble the last of the week. Henry Oroon was ia town with his sled Friday. - Coasting is . fine and the small boy is in his delight, Fred Dralle will hold a big eale of fine hogs this month. WBTSFIBLD. Special Correspondence. E. W. Mass and E. H. Bpanldinar shipped three oar loads of fat cattle to Chicago on Tuesday evening of the past week. Mr. Mass accompanied the shipment. - Mrs. Wm. Boden visitd with relative sontb of town one day last week, Mrs. Nels Berry of Kalispell, Mon - tana arrived recently for a visit with relatives in this vicinity. Borer Lias was in town on Friday Miss Blanche Ehlers of Correctionville is a guest at the home of her aunt, Mrs. E, C. P. Mohr. Frank Mills and Mfs. Jane- Mills shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City the latter part ofytfee past week. MTB. C 5. M . Hasinasaen visited at the Oilley home squtb o| ^ wn oii Thursday afternoon. Thefe^ will be birthday social at the Congregational church on Friday eveaing, January 30. T, B. Main shipped two car loads of fat cattle to Chicago on Saturday afternoon, Mr. Main acoompanyiDg them. Before returning he expects to visit his parents near Wilmington, 111. W. J. Stokes of Stanton township visited at the Sparling home east of town on Thursday and Friday. ' Mr. and Mrs. A.- L. ^ i l l t s . and iataily passed tbrongb here on Taes day evening on their to . Wash- : Miss Pearl Visnowi- eturned to her home at Akron on Friday morning after spending a week here the guest of Mrs. A. M. Wheeler. Mrs. Sam Hemphill has been confin ed to4; he horse-' with grip. Mr.'' and Mrs. Jasc Bhryanck are the happy parents of a girl who arrived at their homejast w t ^ V Mrs. Samuel Buohter visited with friendR near LeMara recently. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mills and Mrs. Jane Mills were - passengprs to Sioux City on Friday evf^ ning. Henry: Wilier bpnght a thousand bushel of com, from Herman Bliss last week. Mrs. Charlie ^ Dunlap and children arrived reountly trom Sioux City an d have moved into the house formerly owned b? Ja^. Pelroy. Jim Miller was a business visitor to Akxbn i on Wednesday. ' Mrs. jRetjBi^ Mulder was on the si ck; " "' » i « ai4 » & Jt^ of t^ e past week, rof. F. S. Schmalle of Akron was in town on Saturday. Miss Grace Gosting was a passenger to Akron on Saturday morning returning on tbe evening train. The Yeomen had installation of ofiicers at the hall on Thursday evening > nd attended to some other business matters. Mrs. G. " B. Main and little daughter were passengers to Elk Point on Satnr< Jay evening." MERRILL. Soecial Corre.' ipondence' . Han^ y Sti'ouse of Aurelia visited friends here over Sunday. Wm. Mansfield was a Sionx City visitor on Wednesday. Miss Sue Arenlt of LeMars visited friends here » short time on Saturday. Mrs. Jake B- rner was a Sioux City passenger one day last vireek. Geo. Carley and L. Mayber of Sioux City were transacting business here ssveral davs last week. Leslie Brown of Manchester, S. D., visited friends here Thursday. Will Tooker of this place has purchased a half interest in the Clark mupic ftoJe at Salem, S. D. Miss Elsie Sinipson assisted in the Record oflBce last week owing to the sickne^ of Miss Lyda Harker. Miss Pearl Morse primary teacher in onr schools has received a very acceptable New Year's present from her friend, Mrs. B. F-. Mitchell of Des Moines who recently returned from a visit at Jerusalem and the Holy land. The present c^ ns^ sts of a piece of olive wood, a shell from the sea of Gallilee, a pebble from Mars hill and two or three flowers gathered in Palestine. Barney Whitney of Seattle, Wash., is visiting at the Pritchard home this week. F. June Sr., and family have moved into the Mrs. J. E. B. Howes home where they will conduct a first class hoarding honse. MERRILL. From the Hecord. While eating rabbit pie Sunday evening & small sharp bone lodged in Mrs. Ed Oleson's throat. Dr. Berner was called but was unable to dislodge it. Tne bone is still- causing Mrs. Ole. son much pain and annoyance. Miss Pearl aorje, primary teacher in OUT schools, has received a very acceptable New Year's present from Qer friend, Mrs. B. F. Mitchell of Des Moines, who recently returned from a vi^ it to Jerasalem and the Holv liud. The present consists of a piece of olive wood, a shell from the sea of Gallilee a pebble from Mars hill and two or three flowers gathered in Palistine. The executive committee of the Plyiuoutn county Sunday school association will meet here* Saturday to formulate plans for the ensuing year. The committee is composed of Hon. I. S. Struble, LeMars; Geo. Bender, Hinton ; Eiward Stinton, and Mary Taylor, Adaville; C. H. Kerhberg and Pierce Bechtle. LeMars, About every town around us have one or more cases of contageous diseases'. Merrill, as yet, is almost entirely free from all kinds of sickness. Merrill is a healthy spot and it seems that all the life insuranc * ascents know it, for they are always nere trying to write risks. Merrill sands out several thousands of dollars each year for life insurance. Possibly three thousand has been returned the past tej years. However, strange, to nay, we are not kicking. Mrs. J. H. Brehm received word Monday stating that her father, Henry Koenig was seriously sick at hia home in LeMars. Mr. Koenig is about 70 years of age and has been a resident of Plyrnouth county a good many years. STANTON. Spe( jial . Correspondence. Miss Emma DeLier teacher in sub district No. 5 resigned on Friday evening after teaching one week. She will return to Akron without delay. Mr. Dempster has another teacher in sight to commence teaching on Monday morning. Frank Bainbrid? e of Kingsley is at present visiting at the Hodgson home. The Gosting brothers shelled several hundred hushel of corn tot H. N. Newell on Thursday. Many of the farmers from this locality attended tbe auction sale of J. Bauff on Wednesday in spite of the severe snow storm that raged all day. The young people from the Hodgson and Dempster families also Francis Alderson and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Frye spent the evening with the Gosting family after enjoying a sieijzh ride on Friday evening. - John Peppersack shelled and delivered near two thansand bushels of corn during the latter part of the week, Mr. Nothem of Hemsen doing the shelling with a steam sbeller. Michael Gannon delivered a thousand bushel of com on Tuesday and Wednesday. Geo. and J- V. Harker made a business call on Frank Thompson and H. N. Newell on Wednesday. Henry Schfcoten and Wm. Werth Sr., are each getting a nice large pile of wood drawn together with the view of sawing their summers wood. Albert Schumann is drawing a quantity of ice for their summer's use this week. ... ' Michael Bonrke delivered a conple loads of bay in LeMars during the tore part of the week. Jobn Dempster filled hia ice house this week for future use. A- number of our boys have b? en rati^ er suocessfal in hunting rabbits since the enow came- r- consequently rabbit pie is tne order of the day. Mrs. aohajnann is still improving in health,- She is now able to sit up a* portion of the time. Adam : ClaTke'slittle. oblld. was quite siok daring the early ptrt of tbe week. The basket sociable t h a t WM held a t the RedmoQ school faonsB in Ameriea j- township was largely attended- and was a 8n<*- CAS4 in spite of'tbie bitter ooldttigtt Tb sum ot ten dollars was raised apply to tha librar;! fand, Joseph 34artba ACt « 1 al NinSON Sale positively ends SATURDJtIf HI6HT, JtHUARY 21 Dbii't Mias Coming THK Week Sale positively ends SATURDAY NIGHT, MUm 21 Don't Miss Coming' This_, W e ek Sale The volume of business we have done the past eight days during this great sale has certainly been endrmous— Away beyond anything we ever expected. We propose, to make the next and last ", • - , . . - FIVE DAYS 6f this sale, if low prices cut any figure, the greatest in dollars and cents on record for this store. We have put our mark on what we^ l sell between now and Saturday night, in five days. We'll not be disappointed either, if the weather permits. If you live twenty- five miles away it will pay you to come. Sale CKildren's Cloahs Last chance— every cloak must go this week regardless of cost or value. 13.50 and ^ . 0 0 all wool Fiberline cloth, with and without cape and belt, in blue, brown, and red. Sizes 6i 8. 10 * m ^ ^ 4^ and 12' years. ^^ V^ All our; finer children's cloaks, every one new this season, that sold at $ 5,00, ^ 5.98, 16.50, $ 7.00, and 17.50, with and without cape and belt. Sizes 6 to 14 years. Choice o n l y . . . . Positively'pnds Saturday Night iKemnants of Dress Goods ' • " /' : # Every woman who was in our store last Saturday and a ;% eek ago Satui^ day will not forget for some time to come the ^ Erowds at our dress goods counter. Hundreds and hundreds of ijcemnants of fine all wool dress goods in black and colors were ;| old. We have gone through our stock again and picked out scores of short lengths that have accnmnlated during the past eight days of this great sale. VV e will not carry over one single child's garment. . They must all go. More SilKs Hundreds of yards of shirt waist silks, trimming silks, waist silks, that sold at 75c to ^ 1.25 all at one price^ A yard.. . ' . - T ^ > ; . . ; 4 « r C Skinner's satin , onG yard wide, sells the world over at $ 1.50 in blac'f aM all colors ';() S during this sale, per y a r d . . . . . . . . . ^ | ? 1.50 yard wide black Taffeta Silk every yard guaranteed while it lasts p e r - ^ | .| 5 yard.... I Beautiful Dress Goods that sold at 50c, 69c, 75c, 85c, J 89c aiid $ 1,00 in all colors also black, entire *^ C^ ; lot. dbn't miss it, yard <^ Gloves, Mittens Men's and boy's lined and unlined leather gloves. Also • ladies' and childrens ^ old gloves, all 50c to 7.5c gloves, choice of lot, pair 2 5 c January Ladies' CloaKs S t . lined throughout now $ i o We have nearly 100 ladies' and misses' cloaks, not one old garment to show you, nearly any price goes this week. 45 inch garments satin that sold at ^ 20 and $ 22.50, Some beautiful garments reduced to $ 8.50 $ 7.50 $ 6.98 $ 6.00 aud $ 5.00 Beaver SKawls We have in stock some fine all wool beaver shawls that sold all season at § 6.50 $ 7.50 ^ $ 8.00 and 18.50, choice of lot M^^ « Childrens Fur Sets White angora fur sets, muff and collar, sold at § 1.98. now 9 8 c Fur Robes Only a few left of those § 6.50 and % T white angora fur baby carriage robes, don't put it oft" too long.. , $ 3 . 9 8 HandKerchiefs You'll be sorry if you miss this handkerchief bargain Pure all linea, convent hand embroidered handkerchiefs. Also, lots of other styles, all sold at 15c, 20c and 25c. Ghdiceof lot.-.:.*.* : lOc White hemstitch handkerchiefs, ladies' and children's. Tell us of a store in the state who ever has or will sella handkerchief like this at . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. l i e Very Best Calicos Second lot, about 3000 yards of 6c and 7c prints, in remnants 1 to 10 yards. In order that our country customers and friends may share in this bargain not one yard of these prints will go on sal0" before Saturda, y, when the entire lot will be put out at, O yard -'- iiC Plenty for every body, country and town people as well, LAST LOT. Bed Comforters at i^ rices that yOu can't furnish the bare material filled with nice clean cotton at $ 1 .98 $ 1 .75 $ 1 .49 $ 1 .25 a n d $|. oo 3 6 incH Madras Pretty styles, 36 inch soft finish cloth for gent's shirts, boys waists and ladies shirtwaists. You'll not get them after Saturday at 9c yard. Gome to- day, don't wait. Actual value 20c, at 9c yard madras 9 c Ladies Hats Beautiful, nobby, stylish trimmed street hats, sold at ^ 2.00, 12.50,, 13.00, § 3.50 and S4.00, last chance and the last lot goes on sale today, choice 50 C . BLANKEITS Some special good value in Cotton Bed Blankets extra heavy and warm, large szes at $ 1 .98 $ 1.50 $ 1.25 $ 1.00 75c. S a c r i f i c e S a le Fine Wool Underwear , The time has come, it's got to go. Here's the greatest bargain in underwear we have ever offered. All our gent's ^ 1.00 pure all wool shirts and drawers, also all our ladies' ^ 1.00 and ^ 1.25 all wool vests, pants and Union suits at one price. Sale begins today. Saturday the last day, choice 75. SATURDAY, January 21, the Last Day of This Great Sale. auctioneer. The baskets sold from eitxy cents to one dollar and ninety cents each. A nide program was carried onti ma& y " Of the little ones carrying out their part to perfection. Mrs. Boxie Drammnnd commenced tOi teach school on Monday in the school recently taught by Miss DeLier of Akron. Barney P. epp& taaok will oouimenc 3 to work for AMon " Jtfeis , in a . few iflaye oh a twelve month contract There was a conple of horse buyers calling Tipon farmers here last weak wanting first class heavy horses. Michael Bontke is buying several good 00W8 thus laying a foundation for a fattire heard of good cattls.. Notices hive been received by many in this locality stating. that the Farmer's Mutual Insurance Co., will meet in Merrill on Saturday, January 21. ' - . • KINaSLBT. Special CJortespondenoe. • Harry Huss wa^ ajvbnsinass visitor at Holstein the first of the week. Mrs. Smith of Kansas City returned home this week after visiting with Mr. Watts and familj'. J. B. Nash, Gao. Krapfl and J. ! W. Cainpbell were Sioax City 7isitors Monday. John Kissinger and wife of Washta spent Snnday afc the- I. Kissinger home. Mlsa ^ Dermann offeSac City oame Satiirday to take up lief school work. Miss ' Ethel Qasparv letutned to Sionx rCitf Mond « y- 4after spending the holidays with her parents. Johhahd Qeo. Grieve left Sunday for taeir home in Webb, Iowa, " after visiting with friends here. J. ( T . Fowler formerly, of Hotel Higgins isi now travelling for Paxtoh & Q- allager of Omaha." r Geo. Higgins left fog? his home in Grant City Tuesday4^ fter several mbnth's work on O^' thcart & Sons new building. ^ DALTON WINS CASES. Lambert Gasper was a ^ pasaenger to Sioux City Tnnrsday. Mrs. O. E. - StoweU of the Stowell Hotel arrived Wednesday. Mr.., 3IoCoy of Cuancil Bluffs was a business visitor here Friday. " Mrs. J. Shade was called to Qlenwood, Iowa Issfc week to see abrotner who was very eick. E. C. Vanderburg and wifeand son- Eddie left Wednesday to visit relatives in Illinois. W. H. Miller made business trip to Daaha this Week, O F . Herron of LeMars was in town one day last week. Wm. Feeney and wiffl refcorned Wednesd « y from a visit with relativ< « in Kansas and OM* homa. VV. s. Steele of^ SibaxCity> visited with relatives here this week; Miss Pearl Mason returned to Sionx City last wneic to resume school duties at Morningside. Mr. and Mrs. J. .8. Phelps entertain ed the members of the- ladies club at their home Friday evening.: . Cards and dancing were' the entertainment which every one enjoyed. Mr. Nesamore of Gooncil Bllafls owner of Hotel HisTginswaa a business visitor this week, _ - • R. B. and A. T. Thompson were called to lUinoiB Saturday by a message announcing the^ fieribas ' iUness of tJieir father. ^ ' • n-^.:..^,.,^,.. - . Mrs. T. J. Yeoman rjaied at » ^ her home sontb of Kingsley tSatarday; Funeral services yjexe'hilH at the' DunkaM church and iaterment^ miide^ in Dankar, dV « meterj= fTaesd « y. f' Waiter Rioh » rdBoii.'; df Sionx -" City visited* relativjB^'. hereJlasfci.^ i^ k, " I n v i & t i S i i i " ^ ^ ^ * ' ' - - ^ ^ J. - A. ^ sUiBigweading ^ | ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ rpcalVea on wxS^ irt^^^^&^^ iwioTi^* illncM of their son. Mr. Ointhrr of Sionx Otty U tan lug inanoo here this jroelk. ^ Barron Year* Bros., aito by ' .' : Weddln£ at I{| lnSen. Remseu Bell Enter^ rae: On Tuesday murning, Janna^ tO^ 1905, Mr. Frank Klostermann- pHid Miss Mary Faekert- w « ra made. htislianivand wife at thfe altar in St.|, S[ ary's church Remsen the Rev. - vJPather Sohulte blessing the iini9ni:. sMr. Clemens Klostermann.^ broitheT?: Of the; groom: served as best jam tmdi Miss" Mary Zenk as maid of honor. ~ The ceremony was' wituessel by a large gathering of friends of the yonng conple and the' event was celebrated daring the afternoon iand eveaing at i the home - ol M£ and Mrs,. Henry- Birnbaum in " Bemseb township;-; parents of . the bride;*:," Hundreds of friends of the youDg cbidple and their respective parents atten& ed ' this celebration and enjoyed ttaV hospitalities of Mr. and B i m b a n i | j T h e ,5 "^ B$# Enterprise offers her b ^ ; ; oongrathlass tiona. * fe V" Alia sue Bellei^ ed If. " ^ " Henry," said his w^ e, ^" wh& t Ao, you need to take so mal^^ bottles along', for when yotfre only goaifg fl'stibfgS;?!*^; V '' Sl> - wo ' 11 hn\<^ siiriietiiinR'to~ iork irp^ liit-.^ !.; 4 111 mil tUWv^ lAerhoinl ; Mij'fil if ' tt ^ thi'iir should; ttaiip « " i t o tin IMI it % 4 " Oh I M W 1 U do IH ' < irrful Hon : jy. I fahiU 1 ) 1. iiwfnlh " lint asv "- Chi- J Qallslwnc* feared. ^ r"^*"^ No opetmtixm vSvuTii^~^ TS^'^^ S^ fS^ Payne. HarBhaUton; I ^ a . Tbe Insurance on the Stc'ck. Destroyed Three Fire Will be Paid. Information haa been received by Martin & Martin and McDnfBe & Keenan, attorneys for p. P. Dalton, that the aupreme court of Iowa has handed down decisions in ten cases appealed from this connty in which Mr. Dalton was plaintiff and various insurance companies were defendants and that the decision of Judge Gaynbr in favor of Mr. Dalton is affirmed. • These cases arose, out of the destruction by fire of the ' Baron Bros., stock of merchandise which occurred on the night of April 6, 1902. Mr. Dalton held a chattel mortgage on the stock; of goods destroyed on which there; was due at the time the cases were tried before Jodge Gaynor nearly $ 13,000.00, and he carried the insarance; to protect his interest as such mortgagee. - By the decision jnst rendered the insurance companies will have toipay in fnlLevery cent due on, • iQais : mortgage, ; together wi th interest fhereo^ n; from the date of Jndge : Gaynor's- decision, which was in March, 1903. ' , ^: Id order to avoid the payment of tfaisi^ lou the coEppanies> urged a^ nanae. ber of paTe } 9 <^ eobnical defenses and in tfisii-^ effort to defeat roBOvery under ^ the policies . they had^ issued, . an^ aticepted preminms or d id everythii gTvhich the Engennity of insuranc i:^ jezperts and special attorneys con d anggest. Few cases haye gone ~ to^ i supreme conrt which haye i n - foi ed a^ greaier anioant of labor' « n th^ part of tbe^^ ttOTneys engi^ ed or; va^^ liiQhi a i ^ eateralnoniit of printing^ -'^ linecesMrry. to. " pteaent i the fecprdj ^ ents to the.'^ apreme-^ TOurt.-; "^ osta ' Will . proSab^^"' amoim | p^' " *? jOb5~. whio| i^,| ho_^ co| n;^ u| p; i; o pay.; itt'" adaitio | J | i^| 3^' ^ nt^ MIlN^ Dalton^ • arions compuuea^ vWera repre^ aen^ tid by attotneyb UbVeyt^ mjat & Graham of D c s ^ i ^ ^ ^ C ^ Be litt, Parker, & Wright " of Das MotfiK. and Wright & Stoat _ ofi Oa aha- The firm of ^ ink & Hose bttfjr- of LeMani abio sppMKd in all < m for the ^ ranpa ^ k, ' ^ losses are: Wfstern Dnderwriter's Association, $ 3,000.00. German Insurance Co., of Fx'eeport, 11,000.00. • ~ - Queen Insurance Co., of America. 1500.00. Milwaukee Mechanics, $ 3 ,000.00. Providence Washington, | 1 ,500.00. United States Fire. Ins. Co., $ 750. OX Westchester Fire Ins. Co., $ 750.00. Western Assurance Co., of Toronto, $ 1,350.00. Argicultural of Watertown, N. W York, $ 1,250.00. Germania of New York, $ 3 ,000.00- The Milwaukee'Meehaoics and the ( Jermania companies undertook to remove their cases to the Federal courts for trial but because of defects in the petitions for removal prepared by the insnrancci attorneys Judge Sbiras remanded them to th8> state courts so that all ten of the cahcs vyere tried before Judge Gaynor whose decision upholding- tbe validity of tne pqlicies and defeating ' the companies in their efforts tS ^^ escap* on technical grounds has now been afSrmed by £ he BH'preme conrt. T H E K I N G G A N D E R. Jleuttbe A TROTTING DOE. TProvA Owner Clinllengcd Vermont ; S p e e d e r s fa a. Matc^ i o n t h e l e e . • John" North, Tyson farmer, has c]^ ailenged . tbo" Bellows Falls ( Vt.) '^ speedei 's to aSmateh with- his trotd^ jg ^ doe'for mile'heats on the Ice at Echo lake; ' North'has broken the doe^ tcr; drivfr in a^ sulky and hopes to do a mile lnt2 : i(^ or'l> eJtei, v says a. dispatch from Bellows Falls- ^ " . . ' Sec" atigfitthe auimal a year ago, but the'S& iriy'" waraeu' Wade ' him^ release; ' HerV ^'' Tlie' 4Qe~ persiste( t however, inn- e-"? ^ —'"^- ita tfiV'tfi|^ s « ' 5Il^/^ nrse- o^ , time; " hei;^ i » wtiijitaecam ^ illrUf On a lew- l stn^ tcn It is kno- nn " hp li i « | made a niilo in 2 if), and •!>. a nlnn^ l | her natural gait, she hn< i lU'idc imiol| better time Rnt North hi" ^ o'k « vi Don'i Shoct Iliin or Vou'Sl Get aa Crazy aK n C " 4 > ot. Never hear toll < » f : i King- ; j; au( ler, I s'pose? No; most folk liain't. The sh, arii. s tliat Avrite ilio bird books suj's there ain't no . such tliinp, but I know better. I've; Keen one. There ain't never but one king gan der at a time, . sanie'. s a country never has but oue king at a time, but .* i king gander's a real king, that's what ho is. i t ain't jest because he's the biggest' gander of any or tlJe knowin'est. It's soniethin' more. He's kind of a sacred gander, lie is, and there ain't a. wild goose that flies but knows it. He'. s captain of ' em all, an' it's only the pick of the geese that flies with him. Ner tiiat jiin't ail neitlior. What do you s'poso becamr" ot tliat Diir kmg rjander Bill shot? i'] voi- hear oi a (' ead gander hem' earned oil by his liwk, restia' on t h e i r backs an" thorn a- houkin' out a reg'lar biiryin' dirge? Well, I've said enousrli. F:\ r\ i. s I'vo said all I daro way. • But'I iqll you this: 1( > r.- or you liavc a cljan. stftto sJiopt a kiii-; ganiler don't you do it. ' Taiii't g'):) d luck. If you don't believe it look . it my brolliei- Bill. He killed one— le;! j'. tvvays I'. o shot him— aud tlien what happenedV Only tiie Lord and Bill Ilnckins knaw. s. An' Bill Ml never : iell. Why n o t ? ' ' Cause he's been as crazy a. s a. coot over since^ yes, sir, crazy as a oo. ot!— Outing. . sumed. The Eskimo could not live- tipon the daiutie. s of nature which load the tables of the poorest in the tropics, for the condition.^ of his existence require the consumption of an enormous amount of fatty matter, so tha. t blubber is to him a cliief necessary of life. OBSCURE PASSAGES, F O O D A N D VVEATHER.^ " Wliy People Ent More In Wimtcr. ' Than . T l i e y Do In Snmnier. It has been Shown that the consumpT tiou of food increases in direct proportion to t h e decrease in temperature. • We eat more in rdnter than ia summer, and the inhabitants of the temperate regionsM- equii'e more food than those of the tropic zone. ' This is due to several causes. In the first place air is denser in colder- climates and more oxygen is taken iii with each breath* so that a greater sup-*^ ply of " cacbon- sderived from food— ia liecessarj- j n order that the two gases may comtiiae'la'tlieir proper proper ~ tions- for " ihe ^ niaiiitenance ot\ ^ bctcyi> ^- heai^'. Agaioj ^ Bie'^ llBhabTtant ofi 'a^ eold dimato usually hj « » to wo-' K^ liqi Ipr th III flu it'ori' to Ml lU % j iiiiitmi,! whoso - nMt-. d4i LiM IS Unt' bi I cninrs n n n ' ,; e^ Knu^ HIP liii ! » • t^ « > d i i h 1 ibnr tho , fioii1> i ii nMi ittt oi | food rpqnli; ed i riimate not onlj affpfts llu'-'^ mjiintr V tRi9|^ f^% liS^>.^ i ^ n ^, and. it ia Xiines W h o s e JJIcaningr W a s Not C l e a r . t o Their Authors. A writer in London Truth recalls that Browning, when asked the meaning of a passage in '- Sordello," replied, " Well, I know tbe poem had a meaning to me when I wrote it, but what it was I cannot now saj"." The writer goes on to quote parallel aosw .. j of Coleridge and . of Goethe, AvLich comforted him long ago, when he fii'st transci'ibed them. Coleridge wrote the greater part, of book 2 of Southey's ". loan of Arc" and annotated tho long passage beginning. " Maid ijolovoa oi hetiven," thus: " These arf> wvy ! i:: o linos, though I . say., it that ." Should not. br. t h.- ing nie if I know, or over did k: i>- r, tlie iijeauinir of them, thoncrli i': y ov. t oomposlti.- m." _ Lord • Pranc- is K:: f. ^ on. ^ v. heu - translat- - Ing " Fau, st'," wrote lf> a's?< . Goethe's explanation; of a pa. ->. tge vlm- li'^^ lwzled him and'roeoivod the reply tli. if th& j:^ ™ poet himself was at a los. s for i t s ' mefiuing; '- Surely." runs Ui-^ answer to Lord Francis, '' you a t twenty- ficrtir;- fe*;?^ should know bettor than I a t seventy-;-.."" ^ Z, foiu" t h e meaning of .* i pa's< » ago I wToteS^";;^ at your age." , linrierstandina: P o k e r . — - '' The women believe that evciy mails knows all about poker, bnt only a, fev?' men do. It is true, however, that neaf-.?^ ef ly every man pretends to- understand' _ the game tuoronghly. When iiier. fe is Aj'^^ poker joke at_ a theatet all the mrai^' t smile and look at their women folkstc^ with a sort of pity » butthe fellows whof\ smile linow very little, about the gamely and are afraid to play It, for^ in- alni^^ fe every little social afff^ iij^ ciohnectid witJ chips and pairs there^ is '^ A . en'lio^' ganabler industribusly en^%€ Ing cbumps.',^ . The fese'n^ nTwl: uhaei- stand p'okfer bav^ ti ^-' jS nln* ttif ii^ onts. i nr^' iix&' t'^ t^ nd to uudeiNtaud li, so^, joiKy ( il men know iiuth| KRiw fnitlui th. iit that 4| i tturd to HQt ~-.\ tPhNnti iili Be- Sub « ia « j IIusbaiHl - llIiT yon o\( dear. 1h « t, aJoiidjlMlker„ ;