Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on January 1, 1912 · Page 5
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THE lOLA DAILY REGISTER, MONDAY EVENING. JANUARY 1,1912. BEWEW OF YEAR'S BySINES HtDUCTIOX IX rnOFIT.S RATHEB CflndiUonfi .\r(> ItWtrr >on- Than at Year 's lti'iriniiin»; Except for • tl .'iMllD.OOO .iHIu h.HT.iiOu.diMi 1 KtiT.UUU.UiM -r.i'i;;.,iii)u,oi)u i,ii:iii.uui),()U(i S ClM.OOO.ODl i .aGT.omi.oot, 1.42(i.(KI(l,(KII I '.^so.mid.noi i..iis,(ioo ,mH iNew York. 1. Uii2.—A.s we en ter ih»' iliruRluiiil of u new year It Is ajiprojirlate tir.ii we glance at a few or the iirinii|i:il Items in the national ledKer tor llie year jiiut Jelt behind Here are .''onie of the thlngH accuni pllshed in lail. loiiiiMfed with I'JIO: lUll Hank i-!i:iirliiKs . V\Kr(»ul(( iirndiuiH KxiKirth* llll|u)J-|.S* . U It. '•urnliiKK. fiviisK U K. earningH, mt" .^I 'W Kfiiiniy i«siii 's •IMII Hunk r'(«::ilrit;!; .$ItiL',S79,OOii.imi) AKrieull'l pioiliKt.s . . K\IiortK'' Imports* . „ . U.K. eannnj,-;-. K;"SS»* U.K. earnings. iict**._ yVew security i .ssiu'.s »i:i (!vcn months enUlnK Nov. SO. ••Ton months cndins Oct. 31. These IlBiirps prove t'.iat there \va a nioderaie recps .-^Ion in business dining 1911. 13oiaus«' of lowr prices li many dirertiors the shVinkasc ap pears greater than It aetiiall;- wa wlien mea .snred by (lu.yititieu. Tlior was much more complaint alxint tht reduction of protiss than aixnit any n duction in the volume of busine.>.- Hapijily our farn'.iii:; clas.-cs are in joying another year of i:r'!.-)i;-riiy. ex cept when imring o.ii o," Om crops. If not finite equal to I ho pre vious year, w-re atill al.'.vc av erage In money yield, even ITI the ensi of cotton. Our industrial classes lir,v< not fared Quitp so WPH. Tlie step trade suffered more th .nn any other industry, jiroduction faili:ij; .TS low a: 4.1 per cent of capacity, and not rising beyond ."NO per c -nt. In 1l ;p ye:; just closed our prodiuridn of pig iro: •was only :i:i.sOO .<)(Mi tors ro:iip:irc with ^;.3U0,ti0a tons In I'.tm. Xext to steel the cotloti industry stifTered flii keenest depression, owing to higl. priced cotton .ind le.<;sened consiiinj ffon. Both (he steel and cotton industries showed pronounced recuper ative tendencies in Xovpmbor and Ile- ceniber, * chanse largely the resuli of a forced ryadjusln -.eni of prices t( nippi the nwrlcct. In ot !:er lines el trade and Industry tlie voiuine of litis- iness was atiniii noirial. There wen few .signs of overproducilon, aHhoug) In many cax-.-; i i >nsuiii )itiim wa checked by iin cvldi -nt e.\liaiK >lInn o' public huyiniT iinw^r. H^^inl•vs rou(llt1iin<i. nusineFS men have been cnntenilliu throughout lull more siiccpssfull> than Is generaII.v recognl /.ed ngainr' advors" conditions. The ymir opener unihT n (Joiiil v.\ uncertainty, whIcJ continued; In one form or anothei wlihonf Interrtiptlou until the clo .np First came (he ricJion nf the Inter .•state Cominwrce Commissifm, refusinr permission to the railrnnii-: fn advance rates as compensation for increase' Giierating expenses. Hire things wen predicted if the .advance was refuseil It was refused and no'Ji .'nsr hai 'pfned p.xcept that the railroads promptly and wisely met the sityi '^'in by cur tailing pxpensep. No di-.ider .d? v.-pf reduced in conseyueace in r -.cf som- dividends wt >r" incr.yased. arid this ii spite of recognized placknf!S;S in tr.tde Railroad earningsi^ were St<inirisingh •well maintained. .-Vfter .'tuici'rtaint^ about the .Tction of (lirv Ii;'erst:ilf Commerce romnris.;fon '/ad subsided then doubt about the Oil and Toliaecr cases became aeute. and iJisted fo: many weeks. The financial puhlh reall.v api)eared an.vious to have .some thing to worry about. .Ss in the celebrated Northern Secuiities decisiop the final pronouncpipent of the Supreme Court in the Oil and Tohaccr cases did not have the ruinous efTec p .xpecled. Still another elenif-nt o- doulit was the Me.v'can diflioulty, an'" it finally pa-s.-sed off without harin. Then came the extra se-ssJon of- t-otp gresS. with its disturbing efforts t<' leglslafe^beynhd th- tariff—the scop: for whieli'-it^wa.s called. It succeed ed, however. In., passing tlie rccijiro city bil! with Canada.The failure c that country. TO resjiond^favorably wa; a dl.saijpoliitmeut. Kinnlly came th< Moroccan di?l uie. This proved, thi most acute Jiml SM-J.HIS oi all drtw backs inasmuch as u inToivei! grnvr strain in tlv He-Iin i.oney niarket •which was fore-1 iti iifieure libera assistancei from .New. Vcrir. In cor. seiiuenc" We were lendint; lurge sum to Kurope at a time wl )*>n \V' are u' uaily borrowers, thus M'ustVail.-ig in •• striking degree the iVr .anelal sin -ugti and s<iundne *-s of llie I'nlted St.-.ie.s Among other hlndranees ngaftist. Mu ^Btock ii-arket which njieratpd tlwmch out tlie year wppfi -tlmse of a strictlv poHtical^-^racter. The {'n>--!ilent):i cffiTipnlgn Ivg.in almost a year in ad vance. the trust and tariff proliletu* being 'he most serious so 'irces ol anxiety. All in all It has been a ye:" of many pertdexities. The nerves o! the finaieial district have been severely stiain 'd. but vn far withon" Impairment. There is really. In stmif TPgneots. more confidence at the cW«>^ of the year than nf the opentnjt. am' If anything is needed fiirV^impletr restoration. it is abs .oltffp rest frntr the harrvicg and ine':i«1toria) licli f *M ?gre .''s has seen fit tc ,.J -«*»RTn hus-inp"---; for The iiur poie-flf'r-feT^inr eo -f»Jfeents at •!om> .\s to {he Knliire. A few words as to the future. From the economic standnoint the outlook Is 8HgIi<J.v better than a year ai ?e Trade conditions.are sound I.inuidq tfon has been thorough. Thevp is little or no ovortirod 'ictinn. Stocks of n'erchandise are generaMy light. Credit is sound. romn -O 'i'iv' prices are stin high 1"!t often declining. Ijibor U gener.-lly «ell evnloyed and gef- tintf rood waeea. These are favor- .-^ble fact 'TS. The unfavorable are th* j'nrePt fresh the coal trade. From.the poliiic standpoint the ^otitlook JP tar frpp> «ae0t(^Slssr This Is a Presidential aCT'TS- lUK num. win.I.. "..^ t oP labor and the prosne-t of strikes next year, ounce ir 0>ECESSARY BDTCHEBY EXCITES lYORLD POYYEBS. ^ii'liiiiii: \ - "7- •ear. .-Xd already shmvii tliere is jiUfh social and politic:il unrcit. lladi- al tendencies are rutvii:;.u; Btroag. and vhile parties are iii :ineuveriiig for )Hb!iC fa\oi- all sorts of erratic and hreatening propos;:Is : re imiiiine .Tt. I'ndoubtedly there will lie more talk hau action. I'niler sei -'i ci !nilitii <ns ajiital is necessarily timid and new •nterpi i.-;e wii; ii.- < necked I.:; ,! tin; inal oiitco'ae :-.cu lie fairly (-".'essid. A'e (Jui.-i have a conni '-t belween fii- voraliie economic conditions and un- .••avor;'.!)!!' political conditions. In tiir.u the eeonouiic will prevail, but in the nteri.i; -he jiolitical m:iy rule, which "•r;-." - .1 cautious buj, hopeful r.nll<-y or ^?';^. The-.--e oidnions ate based IP t'-e ;',-;si ;;i :r .!!i )n of inte:-n.'.tional peace, ihough it must be aluiitted he foreign situation cont:iins te. ils of rouble, and the unexpected t!-:iy liap- pen—witness the narrow i scape from a collision between England and Germany last summer. HKNUY CLEWS. XmiStiM OF tER5lA. spectacle pf a Christian na-j ypi^dp countries remains a'question iiis enlightened ngc ruth!e.'--8- to be determined within the next five Origin of New Year Gifts Like the customs of Christmas, which, In their origin, aro_ a curious .nixture of poetry and symbollstn and if superstition, those that belong to he observance of .Now Year's d:iy are ilso relics of Ideas that date from arly hcntiirn ages. Tho French derive their term for New Year pres. nta from tho Latin word, Sirenla. he name of a goddess whom the Ro- nans vineratod as the piitron'jss of iifts. There was a grove hi Homo cdlciiled to this goddess, where it was uBtcmaty to gci'fre.-.h ;-.\ins, to give IS presents to friends and relatives on .Vew Year's day. During the sway ot he emperors. Roman subjects mndo New Year's gifts to their sovereign. Vuguslns rec 'ivcd such quatititics of hese that ho !:ad gold and silver tatucE made of iheiu. Tiberius did iway with the v:.<aur«,. because he considered it too ti -iulilesoino to ex;.reES hanks for tho p:;.'.s. Caligula, on the onlrary, rein'roduced tho ci;.-!nni. and even made up for hia prc-Jcce.-Eor's re- usal to receive iire =cnls by roquir- ng those that had been offered to him 0 bo given to himself as arrc :ir :'.gc .i, rhe custom of making New Yc:a's ifts. notwithstanding attempts to suppress it, was continued afier Eiirope lad become Christian. For a lime jires- nt making tvas transferred to Ea.^ter, jut later It was again associated with he flrst day of Jaiiuary. .- :* - i.ondnn. .Ir.n. 1.—T 'lic almost nmpre- I edenteil t'(in in I ly am', ntiiilessly murdering I'erslan wnnea ;.nd children lias brought upon the Czv.r of Uussla the contempt of liio entire world, lll-timertrindeed is :iie riot of Russian soldiers In their liesire for innocent blood. Fi rsia un- '.".oubteilly has offended Russia,I but after conceding to Itnssia's ultimatum the reward Is the butchering of their wives, sweethearts and children. The Shusier incident Is of course, onJ.v' a jirpteYi for Pn .«3ia to spank Persia an dtu teach Persia a. lesson which Kurisia hopes will iirev^nl any further Vlndlscreei" attempts,on the part o fPersin to in the Isasi manifest her own desire for some llttje 6cm bianco nf local governni-jnt. • Russia intends to dominate Persia and vf^ats i: to be understood finally in jast that •ivay. Whether the world iKiwers .will sit peaceably by and watch tais gradual absorption of smaller Kurotir^j^n and years. .~. It 1.5 veryj!vldent that If thoy do not Intend to sit peaceably by, Russia will be forced into a fight In which she Is little prepared to successfully contend. One concerted effort".on the part of the world powers ^oiild undoubtedly stop forever the greed of Russia and the barbaric methods employed by her In whipping Into subjugation the smaller powers' SPECSESSION 'OlEOilBaRNIN' IIOI SK niI >KS IN IXVOI.VED TOO .M.VNY rX 'kiJiAINTlES. The .Selerllon of DelpgHtos 1o the \jiUi>ii»l rontentiiiii mil lie the >ixt IU^' Fight. Sesl (Sift ofVune The passing of years is like, thfc oraing of dawu-^siow, silent, Inevit- ble. The most er.ger caainot iiasten'' he quiet, irresistible" niovemcnt, ^,64 he most reluctant ctinnoi forbid. Sdtne'i ;lfts the years bring which we would aln -decline—age, so'rro-iv, disappoint- ijent. Some treasu.-ea they take which sve would keeji forevvr-r-youth, beauty, nnocence. I. n are mure prec- ous trens '.irPB which •.•.-* cannot upply and tho years oaii.'Mif remove— rlendshlt), patience, faith and love.— ierbert L; Wiiictt.- Top'k:i. Dec. Apparently, the !U ''>'<d:ii seHsIoii died a bornin'. .Nobody now believes one \ylll he called. The :;nBwer is that Governor Stubbs was afraiil to g.->f out on the l.aFollette imb with IJristow. There were, os- I'u.-iibty half a dozen reasons for a • ;;;'c !al s. ssion. Tho real reason was i .-;!r<fully concealed. The underlying motive of the proposed special session .vas the [lassag-.' ^-of a presidential irlmnvy lav . The purpose of the pro- nosid law was to pive U-iFollette a ••l\anc'' with the Kansas, delegation, i pi.-': look'd ni'.'I on p:;iper_but l .cie w.-g grave diiubt :'.s to'wheth-^r r -.vould wor!c onl. A presidential iii.uary eassed .it tlw instigation of .'111 Governor would have'jiut the lat- ir out on Ih" LaFolleiie limb and It •riptars lli;!t he was afraid to take •'.)•• eh :inee iliat went with it. And iO, the iilans of those opposed-to Taft havp been n arransod.- LaFollette, as ••'.-.•is p(iint"d out in these letters last • istc be dui 'Mi '.'d for RtJosevelt. The play cl the iC:iusas insurgents will be to Ecruie an jmjnstructed dtJ.i.?atipn, Irivndly^td' the Roosevelt -'•rnf'.i(l:icy. It' it develops fha^ Roosevelt is net a candidate, it will^jbceasy o ~]i!:-ce (lie vote'., of ih? de!'?gation wherever it'Will d6 the Kansas in- .-•urgcnts the most. good. will put no money Info It. in fact the morning resubmission dally talk looks a good deal liRe an effort to run a shoc8trin{f;to the dtoienslohs of a tannery. The action of tlio Nebraska folibw- rrs of loQsi vclt lf;is put something up \o Thsodor? which he will be com- vtlicd to definitely :inswcr. A phase rf'the .Nebraska i;iw is tliat one whose iiame has been proposed as a candi- diite1;efore a iirim:iry mf.st advise the StVretary Juf State as to whether he is a candii ^Mfe. and he must do It -Aithin sl.VJv (!-i,vs after his name Jins ijc'-n proposed. Roosevelt has stated i •lozma of times that he isn't a canr | didate; lint if he omc.'ally'tells (he' •-•rr'tiiy .if State pf NehraKka thjit j •le. isn't till Ronscfvelt booth will be • forced to s»> k ofher quiirtera. i There is a good deal of neyvspaper speculation as to the extent' of the break between Uaille Waggeiier and .1. W. Orr HTid the passlbillty that both will he cilndldatea for the Uetnocrallc nomination for State Senatcfr from the Atchison-Jackson dist^.Jct. In public Interviews . Waggener has a number of times reanirmed hit) friendship for Orr and lie has also iflid that if his health -ft'ould permit be would make the race for the Seniflc. Orr has In his newspaper interviews affirmed his friendship for \yaggcner and has not said that he woUld bo a candidate. But there Js a ' general feeling that the two fornitr Jaw partners will pull hair nejEtiyenr. Outside of Atchison, w^here the facts arc doubtless known, there ha« been good deal of discussion concerning the dissolution of the partnership between Waggener aaid Orr. tl, generally is believed the partners broke with Pitch other. One story is tht^t Orr resented the elevation, of •\Vaggener"s son, W. P. Waggener, to a general at­ torneyship of the Missouri Pacific, believing that the place should have been given to him, ^ JAY E. HOUSE. —Dr. T\'Irt, Osteopatlt, Tel 4S7, S88. 50c Plaques 2Sc lola FurnitnreSltore IWII MAKES lU LOOK OLD Happy New Year Just at the turn of midn '.i ^ht. When tlie children are f:i!>t ii5 !ecp. The n^xt blB'T'iiht in Kans:..^ will j j be ovof the selection ».f the delegated' Ito^x- prajf^ied from 'Jopeka, but so. i.]iri ciplt^f" not on'y a flght between 1 f-ic'.iyKs. Lu' n lir.lit withiii factions. Iiijrf;lofore In. K: nsas, delegations to lirillonal convent ioua;have been plck- M! for the.mo-sl pari from the olhce- j iiolden*/ Tfils lias been iiarilcularly itrue.Yo ifip fi)uV dele.ant .-s-at-larg". 'tills year-Oiprp is a fieling .in both ; raf:Uon^-tliat the honors should be (Ml .,%f<,'i d.:'>.Thn.'fellowB who are not serv- I'ly; lb'."-ir country In an q/llclal capaci- iiriielieve they should have the rstV fxi«>nslvp honor of representing the^ state in the national convention. Can -i jdlrtstis ,Tre springing upin nearly ev-| j erv Congressional District and there ire a numher of outsiders who aspire to the honor of being delegates. :,t large. ^ Tht;r-^ is a good deal of talk a^out ' the new morning resubmission dally I to be proj "Cted fro mToj)cka. but so The tired Old Ytar Blips out by hlm.wlf. . far as the writer hns bf-'n able to a»Glai at a chance to be lalil on the slielf. .\nd the New Year tak's a (x-ep. f I'-rialn It is all talk. T.rs figures he; hind it are shadowy and the money • • with which to run It sseras to be a neg —The Missouri Pacific will have on Mglble quantity. A studious'eSTort hag «ale .)nnua:y IZrh, 14th and ICih been made to connect Mayor Billard round trip tickets to Denver, Co'o., for .'-vith the "nierprise, but the best In- National Western Stoc^ shov,- at formation the writer has been able (23.3.'>, with' usual stop over privtl- =o jsecure Is that. Billard knows noth- eges, i;.-?i»t en return to January 3l£t-«inE about It that the public doesn't Pho &eieo^ E. E. iIungc^>Aj|ept.-' jkn^if. has no conntetlpn with it and •;':-•••' \ • • -x ' "• Use Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur and Your Gray Hair Will' Quickly Vanish. rtray h.nir i» a marf; of age. and notlf ins that ran IK- snU as '»•> iV« lie .inty will offset the tli.-.idvant .igM of-Ihis mark of age M 't npwn your brow. ' lA '.vejh's iiasc and .Sulphnr TTsJr Rem- p<ly darken.s the hair and restores it to its youthful beauty. Our ffrandmothers and their grandmntherit ttefore them u>r-l >!.i;;e and sulphur for' darkening their hair. Nuthins has ever bt'en found more effective for thU purpose than itla >«e ..%wo tim«^boaorcd remedies, but ', Yiyeth".'.;-! mrHlorn cherai -Ht, has com- iiiW ijii? two with other fngredietltoi, whijrlr^alie; a delightful dressing for theV-tair, an.1 which not •;nly removes every trace pf dandruff T>nt promotes the growth of the hiilr. It «I «o st .ip.-! the 'haifijtPnijUvJairinK. ont. And makt^ it beautifiiO!'^"' All ilrutsists are authorbol to refuD >I the mo:iey if It fails to. ijo exactly a* rcpresenteii. Don't neglect jronr hnir aiMi linn't re- Fon to olil -tinie hair il .veii. : Cvi 'a b «>ttlr of WsTPth's Sage and Snipbiir from your "druggi .st fo-day, ami nu^c« tho differ.'D /-e in your hair antr.jy'tiiw days' n.<p This preparation Is offervd to tht- public at nrty cei^tM a' bottle, and ia recomracnded and said- b]r~«U dnvsists. .. SpecMl Aat«itj-& B. BurraU i m Persil Won't Injure colors, can't hurt the hands and the clothes last four times as long PERSIL works on a new principle—different from other washing powders and strong soaps. PERSIL washes clothes with Oxygen, and Oxygen is harmless to hands, harmless to colors and harmless to fabrics; but it banishes dirt and grease like magic. However, there is no magic about PERSIL. It's a real, scientific discovery. PERSIL is simply the right way to clean clothes. Rubbing is the wrong way—so is alkali—-these methods destroy clothes and don't get them any too clean, either. The PERSIL way is to Soak, Boil and Rinse. The clothes, -whether laces or overalls, come out spotless, stainless and beautifully cicaii; without any soapy smell and without being injured in any way. The washing is done in less lhaiv half the usual time. PERSIL is for sale in your city. Let it take the place of hours of drudgery. Ask ycur jjroccr for PEgSlL—if he hasn't it he will dladly iJct it for you. Buy a package from hin:—use according io directions. A Lar^e Packa^ "Costs Only a Dime—Does a Dollar's Worth." 10 Cents—At Your Grocers m :;|| *| rHf MODLF^N riDLAL Jl Healthy and Wise ^eio Year "Resolutloa No. l—i will try to become more Intelligent concerning my body." says Dr. Jean V\'illlam.'» In Woman's Home Companion for Janu- Jry, "lookins.tvUh greater respect upon my physical resources and trying to realize more fully that upon them the :'orce nnd success of my life largely depend. •Resolution No. 2—I will arrange. If possible, to supply sufficient pure air for every breath I take, thus better to romifat every source of disease that rhight attack me, to ipprove my chance or long life and id Increase my et- iclency. "Resolution No. 3—1 will be kfnder 0 my digestive organs, avoi.ding all ex- ess and not asking them'to struggle .vith food for which they have repeat- idly shown antagonism. •Resolution >'o, 4—1 will treat my jrain jsnii nervous system with great- .?r consideration, and 56 hours ot each fweek shall be devoted to sleep. 'Resolution "Xbr "5—I will try to do in eight hours as much hard work as 1 should do In.onje day. Resolution No. 6—1 will devoto .'at east two of the 24 hours to such exeb* else as I tjxd most beneficial. "Resoldtion No. 7—1 will give my moral Bupport to every effort, public or private, tn beb.ilf of the betterment' oC hf.alth conditicQS. 1— / Shakespearean Mottoes for the New Year Heaven grant us Its peace.— Ilauh ure for Measure. 4i Best Lump Coal—delivered anywfhere in city. TNENEMmm IT S. Patent and Fidelity Flour, to dealers only. Feed, Bran, Shorts, Oil Meal and Alfalfe Feeds. M 100 pounds per sack—guaranteed'.weights. Let each man do Henry IV.- bis best—King Time is the nurse and breeder of all good.—Two Gentlemen of Verona. Take from my mouth tha |^iBh of happy years.—i^lng Richard 11. Time shall imfold what plaited enn- nine bides.—King Lear. That it shall bold companionship In peace with honor as in war.—Corio- lanus. Be of good cheer; They shall no. more preTall than we give to.—King Henry VIII. This ilea aU within the will of God. To whom I do appeaL—King' Menrr .V. There's rosemary and rue; these keep Seeming and sarour all the winter long.—Winter tale. Be Just and fear not: Let an the ends thou almlst at be thy country's Thr^God's and truth's.--King Henry Newton PHONE 157 Ing & f levator Cd^ WilUs. Peireau, Agent You'll join the gay tlirongs that promenadp the five-milo, sea-\yall esplanade —you 'll batWitrthe nothing surf and laugh at whatthje calend^rto)ls you—ypu'llmotor over the 32 miles of sinoothest sea^ade drivestl-rcugh-tl^e rofreshinor, s^t-laden axt...her3 at winter time, aU summer's freedom of outdoor pleasure is ^J ^ours. Come to Cdveston this v.dnterT^-magni- ficent wcto hotel novv'ready. , I thould like to send ^on our splendid new VXJICJ about Cslveston. Write to-day. W. S. SL GEORGE. 327 GM«nJ Puwnser Aceot. St. Loaw. Ma. -~^^Ot 'j rs, l;^!:!u, zzA otbet ticvcl idoiiicttc:! sec crai^I Katy AgnK

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