VOL. IX. No. 411. Whole No. tSSU SIX P1GE8. lOLA, KANSAS, OCTOBEB 7, 1907.—MONDAY EVENING. SIX PAGES. F£ICE TWO CEKTS. WORSE THAN LEPROSY DB. GLTNN SO CUARACTEBIZES SPITTINO" HABIT. 120 POUNDS AROliND SQUARE CONSUMPTIVES AND OTIIEU DISEASE GEBMS FBEELY SCATTERED Physician Snggreiits M Method bjr Which ETU Can Be Bemedled by Officials. ".Worse lhau the leprosy,' is the statemeut 5f Counciluiau Glynn In speaking of the habit In lola or spitting on the sidewalks. Dr. Glynn for the last day or so has been making a study of the s"pli" fiucstiou and has found out some very startling facts. "Worse than lei>rosy" may not be strong enough. In the olden times a leper was not allowed to even walk along the sidewalk and yet that dread dlseaHit never caused anywhere near UH many deaths as arc in the prcseni day and age caused liy dls- cascs resulting from the germs sjiii uiH >u the public walks: at leaft that Is wl^t statistics show. In the common evry day 'siiiiile" which every day is to be found covering the lola sidewalks, there are sixty ditrerent kinds of germs to be found. The germs of consumption and pneumonia, the two greatest causes of death in the United States arc scattered in great quantities on our streets every day by men. Tobacco chewers, wi-;hout a thought or a care as tq the harm that is being caused by tlieir carelessness. Should a leper happen to come to Jola iud s;t quietly out in the streets out of the way of the passerby, there would be a kick from the public that would shake the western hemisphere. If the man was not removed from the townsile. Yet authorities say that W -pro8y never caused as many doaths as the two diseases of consum|)tion and .piienmouia, the germs of which literally cover our sidewalks every day. I2U Pounds Around Square. Yesterday afternoon while out walk Ing Dr. Glynn to satisfy a curiositj counted the "spit spots" in one block around the square. In the one block he found e.vactly U'OO fresh 'siJii E|K >ts.'* It is estimated that in the eight blocks around the square there would be about 120 |)ounds of spit deposited daily. This liMi pounds contains billions u)>on billions of piieii- nionla and consumption geriu.s whicn are iiiixed with the dust and blown Into tile faces of the. lola i>opulace. A study of the statistics proves beyond qttestlon liow daiigerou.s is the spitting habit. Vital tlalisdcs .-^liow that one man out of every live dies from either consumption ur imeu- monla. On the other hand, typhoid fever, the disease which cities all o\er the state have spent thousands and thousands of dollars on their water plants ji> order to be rid. has caused but one- thirtieth of thQ deaths. Malaria fever, the disrab^ which the U. S. government has spent fortunes to fight ID the canal zone, is accredittd with but one out of deaths. Although lhe|rc is a cUy ordinance against spitting on the sidewalks, -.t has never beeii rigidly enforced, simply for the reason that when an arrest was made it only caused hard fcellnj:s and sometimes a dismis.'^al or the case without fine. Dr. Glynn sitg- gests a plan wheraby he believes th» I>olIce will be better able to enforce the ordinancej ft is his plan to furnish every jioliceman" with a bunch of cards which would read something like this: * « • « . • ^ « « 4 • \\'yrning: You an- violating • • ordinance No. against spit- • • ting ujMJu th2 sidewalks. Help * • us enforce it—and avoid arrest. * « Also signs could be printed and p>aced all around the square.: An el- e<ctric sign might be made at a small ejcpense-and placed In a prominent place. He would have the ordinance advertised for a whole week and then the police could begin to get action. •• The first arreet would meet with but a unall floe but upon each additional arrest the amount would be In- creued. •~ m namlns tlie eriU of the sidewalk ^fii^ttlBt bfibtt H wtaU be anjoat to ltlw;lii #«r'«C «b» jiot to OMntioa THE MABKETS. Kansas City, OcL 7.—Cattle, receipts 22.000. Steady to ten lower. .Native steers $.'>.00@'7.00: stockers and feeders $firstname.lastname@example.org: cows and heifers 52.0005.2.5: bulls $email@example.com: calves $3.2560.2.5. Hogs—Receipts 7,000. Steady. Heavy $firstname.lastname@example.org; packers |6.05©C.30; pigs and light $G.15@C.35. Chicago. Oct. 7.—Cattle—Receipts :7.0'iu: beeves H.OO'gJT.yO: cows and heifers $1.25@$4.50: stockers and feed irs $2.60@$5.00. Ho!!s—28,000: top $5.90; bulk $G.15 'a $0.75. I;eir objection to it. The habit is i 'itthy one and no woman likes to be orcoil to drag her skirts over a poo! •r tobacco spit, and then have to take t home with her. In the evening after the Salvation Army services pools >; spit as big as a hat can be found along the sidewalk in front of where he services have been held. WAS A GENEROUS MAN >ld Friends Pay Trlhult Voegtle. to Dr. The fiinerai of Ur. Karl VnegHe. at iliiinbolilt yesterday, was one of llii' iiOKl widely attended that has occur- ed there for some lime. The services Aeie conducted by the 1. O. O. F. U the request of the drceased. The services projjcr occurred at the Odd '•'ellowt-' hall, while a short service icok place at the grave in Mount -lope C3metery. The house was fill•d Willi friends and many could not ;ain admittance. Nearly seventy car- iares were in the procession. Dr. .'oesile had lived in HuniboUlt for '.u years, and was well known over be comity. Appropriate remarks wore made at lie funeral by Probate .lud ^e .f. n. imith. who had known the deceased iLtimdtely for ysars. and knew the •'^al man in Dr. Voegtle. During the :(>uise of his talk Judge Smith refei- • ed to Dr. Voegtle .is a wami-hearted. .fcuerous soul, who had overlooked 10 op;)ortunity to do a kind act. Ho ••ited numerous instances of generos- ty on the part of the deceased. He :'id tiiat Dr. Voegtle had |-'ivfn away -.0 small fortune to deserving people n unfortunate circumstances. He re- Vrred csiiecially to the old gentle- •ijan's affection for children. .\bout sixty people from thi-; vicin- ty. most of whom were Odd Fellows, ittendech the service's. Dr. Voegtle left a will in wliich he requested that he I. O O. F. have charge of his fun- •tal. Me also in his will gave liis ptop- •ity to Henry Jvuhu. a y^venteen year lid liov who has been living with iiiin or years. Alt' iney I.. V. Orton. of Humlml.lt. •'!KO paid a triniile to Dr. Voeglle. SUNOAY DINNERS UTE BY LOW OAS PRESSURE lola IIou !tcnlTc:> Irate—Uas Department Was Maklni; Some Connections on North State. If the city election occurred today, the present administration could not e.vjiect to poll a very strong, vote among the cooks and housewives of lola. As was announced In Uie jia- pers the gas department made' some connections on North State street yesterday morning, during which tlm <i the gas from the north field was shut off. This iL 'fl the only supi>ly for the city to come from the few wells to the south-east and west fields. As a r;*-} suit the inessure was very low. It' had been «'.xpected that the coiincc-- tion would be made by ten or eleven c clock, but the work was not complet ed until nearly 12:30. Late dinners, therefore, were prov-: jilent in lola. The usual amiable wlf.;' gave perem|)tory comniands to her. hr.sband on his return from church i to shed his Sunday best and betake himself to the rear yard, gather up ail of the boards and pieces of tlni ber. taka them into the woodshed, where the neighbors could hear him and reduce them to stove wood. By adding wood to the weak flow of gas the chicicen was finally "done," and excitement in domestic circles subsided. The gas came on just about the time the last of the sidewalk was going up in smoke. The department very adroitly set the time for making the connection at a time when the superintendent and employees were not In their of- liccs. Tiie gootl housewife was made doubly angry because she could not call them un over the phone and heap maledictions upon their heads. As a re suit of tlie connections about twelve pounds pressure is added to the line as larger valves at the end of North Slate street were put In. CHICAGO IN YEAR 1908 WATERW.VYS lONVK.MION TO HK HI.LD THERE. GOVERNORS AM0N6 SPEAKERS THEY PLEAD FOR RESTORATION t»F THE MISSOIRI. Natlunal and Imperative Duty to Take Iiniuediute Action to Deepen Watcnvays. NTEIt.VAT'L ( OTiON CONVENTION I'ruinliicnt .Men Talk of Helpful .Meth. ods of Work. All;irila. (ia.. Oct. 7.—The iulcrna- iolial eoiiference of Cotton Growers tnd .Manufacturers met here today. There v. etc Jive hundred delegates ind live foreign governments were rep resented. .lames R. Macell. |)resident )f Providence. R. 1.. in an address said he pliinter if he wants to sell direct o the spinner must in some way do :he work of ;i middle man. He urged :;in compressing, proper marketing of •otton. approved the movement for he certification of cotton in southern warelKjiises and improved classifica- ! ion as to grade and staple and urged ;lie formation of a permanent interna- ;ionai organization of growers and spinntrs. WHISKEY IS EVIDENCE Important Decision in Supreme Court KelaU>r to Violation of the Law. Top< ka. Kas., Oct. 7.—The state supreme court today held that the liquor seized in a joint is good evidence of the violation of the prohibitory law. The decision was rendered in a case fi'oiM Alien county. It was given out at the county attorneys office today that he case referred to above is that of the state vs. Jim Corn of Humboldt. Corn is charg ed with violating the law in Humboldt. It Is au old case. The supreme court also held that an Injunction issued against the owner of a building to pre vent his renting the premises for use ft a Joint is legal and wonld stand. This latter decision was rendered in a ca#e from Montgomery cottaty. .Memphis. Tenn.. Oct. 7.—The Deep Watei-ways convention Association ad- jjourncd sine die late Saturday, after J passing resolutions calling upon congress tor an appropriation suIRcient to secure a fourteen-foot canal from the lakes to the Gulf of Mexico, through the route already selected by army engineer-s. The iie.xt lueeting of the association will be held in Chicago in I'JOS. .New Oriean:i made a vigorous canvass for the convention but witlidrew in favor of Chicago. It is generally understood that an agreement was reached whereby New Orleans will liave the convention in 11*09. These resolutions were adopted by the convention: Resolved, That it IK llie sense of this convention that tlie deepening of the waterways from tlie lakes to the Gulf is a public necessity, and that it is a national and imperative duly to ake deliiiiie and immediate netioii to deepen saiil waterways to a depth of fourteen feel frolii the lakes to the Gulf of .Mexico, throng!) the route already .selected by the army e.ugineers witii all iMiSHihie s|ieed: be It further Re.solved. Tlint we respectfully ask that said work be constructed according to tlie continuing contract system be it further Uesoivcd. That the Lakes to the Gulf Deeii Waterways Association hereby extends tliaiiks to our co-laborers in the great work of inland waterways improvements, the .Missouri Valley improvement Association: the Interstate .Mississippi River Improvement and Levee Association, the Ohio Valley Improvement Association, and all otlier kindred a.'^bociatioiis in this great valley, for their valuable assistance, and assure them of our sympathetic interest in the objects of their effort and of our cordial and energetic cooperation therein. Fourth—That we liereby lender the unanimous and profound thanks of this association to the iiresident for ills niiisterly and forceful address, and for the great honor he has conferred u|>on us by bis presence here Fifth—^That we tender our cordial thanks to the governors of sevenleec states and other distinguished statesmen and gentlemen who have honored us by their presence, and we also thank the patriotic and public-spirited Iieople of Memphis for their courtesy and hospitality. Sixth—That the Honorable W'llllam K. Kavanaugh. president of the Lakes- to-the-Gulf Deep Waterways Association is hereby elhpowered to appoint a committee of fifty to present these resolutions to the next congress of the United States and also to use all honorable and proper means to induce congress to act favorably thereon. John I, Vance, of Columbya, 0.. president of the Ohto River Improvement AMOdation, coIUpsed aa a re- Kiilt of an iiltack of vertigo sliorlly atK-r fliilsliing a speech before the waterways eouvenlloii today. Governor IC. \V. lloch, of Kiinsjis, In llie eour.se of his address said: "The problem of transportatloii is, iinle(!d, a pressing problem, but It Is vastly more than this. To the stu- ileiit of the problem. It looms into tre- menduoiis future lmi>ortance. The wisdom of the convention and the value of tlie waterway It is designed to promote is not to be judged so irucli b.v |)rpsent needs as by future iieecss ties. I cannot agree with those who believe that its chief significance is the solution of the rate problem, for I believe that that problem will have been satisfactorily settled long before this waterway can be construct The transportation question is comparatively a now question at least in its governmental significance. It is a contribution from the marvelous development of our country during the pact half century. "Let no one get excited at the chansie of governmental attitude toward common carriers. It means no harm to legitimate transportation companies. It means only the elim- i.'ialion of the infamous rebate, the flp.grant discriminations against which the people have made just complaint: tiie excessive charges which cupidity lias exacted and the over capitallaz- t 'oii which has been the basis of all tills nefarious business. But ])urely, iiU this will be accomplished before the great piojcct which the deep waterways convention Is tiesigned to pro- I 'lole is realized. "It seems a iilain pro|)ositloii that we should avail ourselves, of eveiT fecility the Almighty has afforded us to supplant the inadiiquate facilMles f>trnislied by the railroads to do the br.siness of this country. "I beleve the time Is coming, and t'lat it ia not remote, either, when a greater New Y'ork will rear Itself on the Pacific ami another on the giiif when there will be established an equilibrium of population and com iiicrce. To serve all these people anri handle all this business will tax to the utmost all our energies. We will need not only all the railroad facilities we can get. but we will need to imi>rov<; every possible water facility to meet the situation. This is not a sectional question, it is a national question. Our inland waters are as important to the nation rclativ.^Iy as are the oceans which wash our shores. Let all our countrymen from Maine to California and from the lakes to the Gulf view this (iiiestlon from a high patriotic, national standpoint. Let our congress look beyond present need and into future necessity. Let the board, patrio tic iwlicy toward this project already assumed by President Roosevelt permeate and actuate the whole couiili'\" INSCRANCE TRIALS POSTPONED. Argoineots on Motions of Dismissals Next Week. New York. Oct. 7.—The trial of the five former insurance company officials, indicated as a result of the recent Insurance investigation, was temporarily postponed when the cases were called to the supreme court today. In each Instance motions for the dls- misiSil of the Indictment were made Arguments on the motions will be made next week. EARL Stanfield returned to Coffey- vlile todayiafter a short visit with his mother who is at Topeka recovering from an operation . THE WE.iTIfEB. Forecast for i^sas: t^'air tonight and Tuesday: colder tnight, warmer Tuesday. Data recorded at local office, U. S. Weather Bureau, yesterday, today, and a year ago: | Yesterday Yr. ago 2 p. ui. 79 4 p. m - • 79 G p. m 5 p. m. . .*. 10 p. m 70 12 midnight i 70 Max. Temp SO Min. Temp ." 50 Precip. 7 p. m 0 — 74 ^3 09 61 50 52" 74 4:: 0 Today Yrr ago 2 a. Ill 08 52 4 a. m OS 51 C a. ni. . OX 51 8 a. m. CO 50 10 a. m. 59 71 12 noon 50 SI Precip. 7 a. m 0 0 GEN. TAFT ON FUNSTON The Seirretary of War Told Ottawa Party About Pruniolious. ' town. (Ottawa Herald.) a "jumping" of anther man over FtiiiKion ill the army, proinolions ha.s culled out a good deal of ^.iscusslon 1;-. the west this week. Some have even suggested that Funston had lost his standing with the admlnlstrattion. Ottawa men wlio talked with Secretary Taft during his trip to Ottawa and ills stay here last spring, were tcld something of the department's attitude. Secretary Taft spoke in the highest terms of Funston, and told several himiorous incidents that had come within his own observation to illus trate the healtliy condition of Funston's nerve. "Funston will head the United States army some day," sa'd Secretary Taft. "Bat he's young yet. , It wouldn't do to put him at the head yet: it would block* up the hole, to give the place to so young a man, with so many yeswa of service yet be fore him." NO DANGER OF COLLISION. Oeleffales to Memphis Disagree as to the Hartweg Aifair. Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 7.—Members of the Pittsburg delegation to the deep waterways convention at Memphis dc not agre with President Roosevelt that during his trip to Memphis there was any danger of a cdllision between Uie steamboat Mississippi on which the presidential party was riding and the steamer Fred Hartweg on which was the Pittsburg delegation. They believe an Injustice has beeii done Pilot Nichols of Hartwek, whose license was suspended on orders from President Roosevelt. Captain John .Moren who was on the .Mississippi says he was clohe to the president when th<> Hartweg came near but at no iiin<' were the steamers closer than one hundred feel, and there was not the Hlightesl danger of a collision. ORDERED TO THE PHILIPPINES. Captairi ShaiTer Goes from Agricultural College at Manhattau. Slanhattan, Kas.. Oct. 7.—Captain Pearl M. Shaffer, of the Twenty-fifth United States Infantry, who, for the past four years, has been instructor of military science at the State .Agricultural college, has been ordered tc join his regiment now stationed in the Philiiipine islands. He will leave here October 15. His regiment is located at Parang island at Mindanao^ CLIFF CABTEB ON TRIAL. Charged With Stealing Clothing From ParmanV Store. The triaf of Cliff Carter, who Is charged with stealing several suits of clothing from the Parman store on South Jefferson street, is on in district court this afternoon. The case grows oat of a search of Carter^s house some time ago In which the clothing, identified by Mr. Parman as some that had been taken froni his place, was found. Carter says he bought or traded for the clothing. Car j ter i» also charged with stealing a gun from Dr. Reynolds and will be tried on this charge this term. MONEY FOR THE RIVER FOLK MAY BECOMMEND A $150,000 APPBOPBUTlOX. MISSOURI FOR A STATE ASSET .\ATION SLOW, STATE SHOULD DEVELOP THE STBEAM. Delegations to the Memphis Water, ways Convention Left There East Night by Special Train.; Memphis, Tenn.. Oct. 7—Before leav ^ng Memphis yesterday afternoon to visit his brother, who reside^ fifty nlles east of here. Governor^ Folk stated that as a result of the deep vaterwnys convention just flnisbed, md the claims of the Kansai City, lelegatlon. he will at once procaeed to ;ather data concerning the ' trade ilong the .Missouri river valley with a lew to mentioning It In his message o the next legislature. , ; "As I see things now," said Gpvern- n- Folk, "the state had a vast asset In lie rivtM-. The .Missouri rivctt Is a Dial loss at present. Being a iiuvig- tble stream it .is a. ward of, the ua ion, and it ought lo be improved at latioiial expense. However, though hat is (rue. and because the govern- iieiit is slow to net there Is no rca- on why the state should not develop Is own resources." The governor was asked If he would econieiid an appropriation for the •ivcr improvement. "That is within the range of my .lew now. We spend money for less audable purposes. The river' will lave executive consideration. J can : iay that much." Talking privately of the Missouri . iver the governor was understood to ay that an appropriation of $100,000, f the government would supply the lalaifce, might not be out of.the way. Tlie delegation from Kansas City eft last night for home, and is due to arrive in its specitl train at: Kansas City tomorrow morning.. The jteaniers Cliester and Tennessee have •eturncd to St. Louis. If there is .vater enough in the river both will 'oad for Kansa^ City, otherwise they - vill go into the 'Mississippi river 'H -Tadtujtiri— aext pprlngu-.-:: raflmis''Were gUests ot C .M. J'oties yetserdiy. .Missouri's navy arrived In this porr • esterday afternoon. This is the dis- latch boat Huntress, armed with two Dne -pound guns. Governor Folk was jfflcially notified of the appearance )f the "navy" and went aboard in the :omanders dingy. A salute of seven- een guns was fired in his honor. The ?unner.s used 45 caliber cartridges stuffed inside one-pound shells. TTie iffair amused the governor so much le could not resist his hilarity, e«n vheu. in getting into the ding}'. Tie vas made to sit on a flag which had alien overboard and was ringing wet. The governor inspected the navy; fired . heguns hlinselft admitted taht in ad- lition to being coininander-ln-clslef of he state militia he Is high admiral >f the .Missouri river navy and prom- .sed to ride up the .Missouri rlxer next ipring when the rise is on and the narine can get the necessary • eight eet of water to sail In. HOT SHOT AT BRYAN. :(e:«olutions That Virginia Democratic A.s.^oclation Didn't Pass. Washington. Oct. 7.—Thn Virginia Oeniocratic Association of Wasning- on is not very enthusiastic for W^. J. 'Jryan for president. At a meeting »he other night. Major Glasscock offered a resolution severely crltlcUing he Ncbraskan leader, and a hot time xas averted only by the chairman declaring the resolution out of order. The r( solution reads: "Whereas. W511iam Jennings Brym. 'the great' Commoner,* as well as lie gnat imcommoner: the great ad; .ocate of free silver: the great advo- :ato of government ownership, of rail- cads; the great, advocate of initiative ind referendum; the greatest blower upon earth; the greatest standine can- lidate upon earth: the ematest man Aithout a record known in American lolitic!^, is threatenTng again to become a candidate of the Democratic party for president of the United States in 1908, there, be it "Retolved, That it is the oplnlou 3f this association that he standa about as much show of success as a ^hort-ta'led bull In flytime," SECOND THAW TRIAL Chicago, Oct. 7.—The meat packers and dealers have gathered here to «^ tend tba second annual conrention ot the American Meat Packers* Associa tion which commenced this morning Among the speakers la former United States Senator A. Harris, of Kan sas City. Connsels Have Agreed «B the Date of December Second. New York, Oct. 7.—Harry K. Tfaaw*8; lecond trial for the killing ot Stan- 'ord V^Tiite- will begin December. 2. • rhis agreement vas reached between; :}istrict Attorney Jerome «Bd 9(4rtla: y. Littletoti, counsel for'Thaw 'ittd: lustice DowUng of the supreme court: l«tMw WaaCAift, U • Wirt.''
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