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I • f ' THE IQLA DAILY REGISTER/MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 1, 1915. lOLA DAILY REGISTER THE IOLA;OAIt.Y RECORD AND THE IQLA DAILY INDEX. MMPb«r o1-^ ^iBJ ^clated Press. The KafsJis Daily League. The Burf^ Of Advertising A. N. P. A. The Kansas Editorial Association. The Aui^t Bureau of Circulations. TJIE REGISTER PUBLISHING CU. Chat. F. Sco^t, Editor and Manager. Entered at the iola Postoffice as Secondi Class Matter. Advertising (tales -Made'Known' onAppIl- ; cation. Officiar Paper of City of Iola. Official- Paper City of Bassett. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: By Carrier \ti Iola, Oas City, Lahyonville, Concretd, LaHarpe and Bassett. One Weclt 10 cents One Month 44 cents One Y«ar ...; J5.00 BY MAIL. One Year. IniSjde county 12 .50 'One Year, outside county J3.00 ^TELEPHONES. Business OffIpe ^ IS Kocl<*ty Reporter : U Job anil Bindery Department Ml jzations and to the people and the Government and Ita representatives for the assistance rendered non-combatants in the war area and Brlttsh subjects in belligerent countries. In brief the article by Mr. Bryce is an eloquent and powerful defense of the United States and cannot fail to have great weight in convincing English speaking people everywhere? of the right of this country to maintain its neutrality and to keep out of. a war in wliich |t 'ar,solutely no call to engage. .And in writing and publishing tho article at this .particular time Mr. Bryce has again placed all Ahiericans Under obligations to him. REWEN OF WEEK'S BUSINESS THE WAIt IS Si'lM/TIIE IMI.MIXAt l5iC F.\€TOK I> FI.>A.ME. MR. BRVrj 'S TIMELY TlilBl'TE Viscount-James Bryce, former ambassador to; the United States, has rendered thip country much service in many ways,.; but not tlie least of his good"officesJhas been, the publication in a Londort newspapers of an article entitled "Tli-e Position of the United States in the War." The article is characterized by Mr.' Bryccs": unfailing good sejise and by his thorough understandiiig and comprehension of American sentinnent and system of government^' and it can hardly fail to help the Eiiglish to . a better undei- sthnding of our •attitude in the present crisis. ; I It is a raiher singular fact that ai the beginniiig of the war there was a very strong, feeling in England tliat American sentiment would be pro- German and that if thp war continued any considerable length of time the allies woul4 have to reckon with the United Statps as an onemy. As time passed and |his forecast was found to be widely ^t variance with the fact, there arose; iti England a sentiment Ivhich was ijot content with American neutrality t^t demanded that ih<- United States join,the Allies, and wat. inclined to make a cause of ;'. griev country. Tjie Gen never dreamed of ' cans for ijn|ally'l: ts failure to do so lince against this mans for their part having the Amori- ut have deeply resented the ^hti-Ge'•man feeling which they believe exist, in this country and have- particularly protested arms and ammuiii- Havlng no liop<- against the gale of| tion to the ,|! whatever ofrAmerfca as an ally, German . diploniacy has, without doiibi busied itself with bringing about as many oppoi-lunities for friction bo- ' tween the United Stares and England as possible, for perfectly obvious reasons. It wc^ld be giving German statesmen credit for much less sagacity than they possess to charge that the order tot all food in the German Empire to b^ in effect turned over lo the govcrnnjent was Tssuedx withou: expectation or suspicion that EnglaiK; would make it occasion for deciariiif; food shipments contraljand. On tin (jontrary it i^^ entirely certain'that tli' Geririan, order was issued for the vni-.v purpose of leading England to declare food shipments contraband, even though intended for civilian jiopula- tions, the hops of Germany, of course leing that ap embargo upon su<li shipments would involve England in trouble with Ihe Unitea States, it will almost certainly be clscovered also that the Geri^an government inspired the purchase of the ship Dacia as another effort to embroil the United •States with G^eat Britain. Under the circumstances no reasonable complaint can be made ai^ainst GermJiny for tliese efforts to S3w di.ssentio^s between her enemies and a great neutral power, but American and British Blatesnien wouid be short sighted and weak indeed if they 1 ermitted these efforts to succeed. Viscount Bryc^'s article therefore, is as timely in its address to Great Britain as tlie recent speech Ex-i'resideiit taft made at' .Morrisrown, .\. J., to ^he administration and the jjeopie of his country. ^1r. Hryce i)!ainly tells his countrymob that iriey have no cause of complaint against the United States, that this country was not Required by any rule either of poli- iics or moralsi to protest against the violation of ^Belgian territory or ^gainst any o| the breaches of the rules of wartime charged by England against G«rm4ny, and that the demand of the United States for fair treatment for jts commerce does not in any degree^ constitute .a cause of grie>ance on ^lie part of Great Brit- alrj. He calls^ attention to the corner stone of t American diplomacy which from the day of Washington has, been to kgep clear of European entanglements jind vigorously defends that position the only safe and wise one. tor this country to assume. .Incidentally'discount Bryce pays l^igh tribute t<^ the Aiherican^ ' Red Cross,, the Coipmission for'Relief in Belgiuin and ^ther American orkan- The chicken business, according to statistics, is greater In point of cash receipts than the steel industry . And yet the average' farmer doesn't k4.iow he has any cliickens except when company conies. Ut-c us forget the steel corporations and take care of the chickens. The newspapers are filled mostly l ^with stories of war and crime, but if someone should PUt 'he '""k of human kindness through a separator you'd be surprised at the volume of cream that would show up. Except In^lho Airrtriiltiiral IMslricts Kiisiiti-ss is ViTT rar From IJe- 'm'g SiitiKfiiftury. It is impossible to entirely escape criticism. If you say nothing, write nothing and do no'lifng, you will be criticised for being a dead one. ' No woman can successfully manage, a man after she lets- him know she is doing it. You can't tell by the inscription on a man's gravestone whether or not St. Peter honored his passport. his When a man says never bothers him it may be that he has it well trained. conscience a sign When a map starts to preaching econoniv he usually expects his wife to do the practicing. A woman feels disgraced when she is out fijf style. A man feels the same way wlien he i^ out of nioney. 1 Tlie average man never pets loo libiirsc to sing his own praises. «• • • • , • •> KANSAS CLIPS A>D COMMESTS * : -> • • * • • • • • * •> •> * <• • People sometimes get as tired of you as you get of people.—Atchison Globe. Before giving the devil his due always vrify the account.—.Marysviile .Advocate. I There isn't much nourishment for anybody in a bone of contention.— Keith Clevenger. When you have a hard row to hoe, lo it' yourself; don't depend oii oth­ ers.—Vafcs Center .N'-iws. The key to success isn't of luu'li use unless you can (ind.llie keyhoic. —Marysviile Advocate. Some pcojilc of fair iiitelligenc.e •ire so siubborn jthat tliey refuse to ac(!uire practical: sense.— Oli^y Weaver. . !• A gossijiy woman has no Imsiness abusing the men lor smoking,jdrink- ing and chewing.—I^eloit Call. If you are big enough to sit down on another man iihysically or intel- ectually, you are bigger yet if you don't do it.—Will Palmer. A l-*rMtt lady says the people who are resentfuland quick to take offense are not the characters that influenced her to appreciate the beautiful and good. How is it with ypu?— Pratt Union. ! We have the foot and mouth disease at our house admitted a .Vewton man. I catch it when 1 enter the house with muddy shtx's, and my wife—well she Is mouthy like most of 'eth.—Kansas Republican. The trouble with this old-world is that there are too many people long on dogma and sliort on t^narity, pven though they are a little shoi:t on dog­ ma.—I>eroy Reporter. The editor of the Stockton Review believes that you can judge pretty i:c- curately the character of a man by obsei;ving how he spends his spare time. -Not a newspapisr man, however, for he never has any spare time. Jamestown Optimist. New York, Feb. 27.—The linanciai markets of Ibis country; are still controlled by war news—the strain of the desperate European conflict being daily more and more manifest. Now that spring is .at hand fresh military activities may be expected; the period of deadlock is obviously drawing to a close, and preparations strenuously pushed all winter by both sides are hastening a greater and more acute crisis. Hence action more decisive than hitherto expericntjed cannot be far distant; The intenseiti- nahcial strain-abroati was very shi(rp ly reflected in the recent collapse 'of exchan^, from which there hag b&cn only a partial recovery. In this country the serious derangement of our foreign trade resulting from the war -has produced a big excess of bx- ports, which, though flattering at tiirsl; sight, is adding to the general complications. In settlement for our large exports we must take either gold or securities, or else grant extensivv credits until more convenient circuni- stances for settlement arrive. Gold we do not need for we have an ample supply on hand and regularly produce a surplus for export. Lond'fm needs gold vastly inor<> than wc ^^o, and it is to our own interest to Aid and not embarrass I^ondon; although et»n8iderable sums have been engaged at Ottawa for New York and more may follow. At the same time wc are taking .considerable amounts of Amer lean securities from foreign holders, and under Ihe present conditions may continue this absorption if the inddce ments are suflicientiy great. Before the war is over some very important shifts win occur in our foreign exchanges. Remittances abroad will necessarily decrease owing to reduced foreign holdings as well as to reduced profits and dividends. Tourist travel abroad will be praictically nil this com ing season, and tlje two or three hundred million dollars which Americans spend every year'in foreign countries^ will be largely kept at home; incidentally to the advantage of American railroads and hotels. There will also be a materi:il decliife in immiga.tion. which has already fallen heavily and is a factor of some consequence in our international trade balance. Our foreign ti-iidc plainly s:iows the effects of, the war. In'.lanuary the to jtal exports of merchandise were $2H7. ISOO.OOO or $03.S0O,OftO ahead of last lyear. About ?44 ,Ono .O(iO of this in* crease was credited to breadstuffs alone and *){,0O0l00o to meats. In addition there was a large increase in shipments of war,materials. Some im portant losses- had to he taken into consideration including about $.S.Onn.- 000 in cotton and .$2 .ooo,oon in mineral oils. .Tanuary's total exports have been only twice exceeded. Our export trade though satisfactory in volume has been seriously deranged; and the heavy shrinkages have only been compensated for by shipments of food stuffs and war materials. The demand for the latter is liable to sudden fluctuations. Should the Dardanelles be opened allowing a free exportation of Russian grain, that must inevitably have an important effect on our exportation of wheat: and when peace begins to dawn we may expect a drop in orders" for munitions of war which have hitherto usefully filled the gap in foreign-orders, in imports there was also a heavy loss. A more reliable indication of the effects of war oil our foreign commen-e v.ill, I IDW- ever. lie found In the country's record of exports and inports for the past seven months or since the wa^r began. Our total exports within tlii,:- period have beeii $l,:i34,()O0,O00 or $l.S7.0l,H.l ,ooo less than the same time last year. Imports were $0;{»-,«()0,000 of $137,000,000 less tiian a y<!ar ago. Here is a loss in imiiorls and exports comijined of 1324,000,000 in the short space, of seven months. The fact? thai Ihe excess of exports has dwindled $.50,000,000 in Jhe last seven montjlis is somewhat of a siirprise. How this derangement of our foreign will extend it is impossible to estimate. Much damage and confusion has already been done, but we ar<' likely to remain more fortunate than any other nation, as long as our ability to ship foodstuffs, cotton and war materials is unchecked. Aiif stoppage of these through an embargo or other causes, will add to ilic derangement which already exists in our foreign intercourse. The business siiuation at home is not satisfactory. Only in "the agricultural' districts is there any normal activity and genuine nopefulness. In other parts of the country tliere is a sane deterininatioii to m.fke the best of things and keep coo: under irritating conditions. Hut war has so disturbed credit and trado as to imji.iir confidence, and no real imiirovement in the latter respect can be expected until the prospects for peace improve. An early termination of the war would undoubtedly be a powerful stimulus for business recovery in the United States. At present business is being conducted on restricted lines. Clearing house returns show diminished activity in all parts of the coun try unless it be in the middle northwest. Railroad earnings are also unsatisfactory, the total for roads thus far reporting in February being a decrease of over 10 per cent. Tlie iin- provement previously reported in the steel industry is well maintained, and production is now estimated to be run ning at about 65 per cent of total capacity. The bulk of new or'.ers came from the railroads and pricf ; are. fair ly well maintained. In lUe cotton goods industry orders are being placed Avith much caution, though on a strictly moderate scale, and the outlook is somewhat brighter than a month ago. The money market is easy and loanable funds are plentiful to good borrowers. The investment demand for securities however, is spasmodic, and (here is a cisposition to await fiirther development in foreign financing Preparations are being made for' the flotation of big war issues on the other side, and this up- .•ivoidably exercises a depressing effect upon the entire market. March dividend disbursements are estimated at ?ir (i,000,0O0, a decrease of $10,000,000, compared with last year. The corporate maturities whitdi will have to, be provided for in March aggregate ^72,1)00.000, Against $53,000,000 a year ago, and Include $23,000,000 of Bostt^n and Maiix? notes; also $12,500, 000 Amalgamated Copi;er notes. .N'ot a few of our best slocks are selling below intrinsic values at the present moment, but the conditions are against any jx^rmanont advance for the time being. The immediate outlook is for an irregular market, and the upward movement will undoubtedly depend upon the continuance^ of favorable conditions. HENRY CLI':WS. PRINCESS MARY .NOT MADE BY This is a new photograph of Priii cess Mary, the only daughter of King Ceoi-^rc of Gieat ilritain. She is keep itig iinclcrc iciich with her bnith(^r, thi priiici! of Wiles, '..iio in now at the l'»)n,.. ar rrtde Man Is BeEtr, After 60. InvestigalioM by keen men has F.'.i -wn that !!i .Tr ?s brst work has been done bctwopii (he a'.'ps of sixty and seventy years-," said President E. R. Bryan of Col.ente uiiivi r?ity. Eugene, Ore., in an address before the W'e'st- •:ni division nf the Oregon Teachers' association. "Six Inindrcd of the innsi Important scientists, statesmen and Old V\"orld famous men wore selected.'' he s.'!i(J^"and it was found that onlv yi per cent of thorn accoini^lished their world's work before the a^e of fnr'" to pr^r cent hetv^oii forlv cod fifly. ~ii pop cent Pftv ,niid sirt.v, prr cnl b'-two'^'n Fivty .''n'- F^V^-MIV, • 21 '">'•< ;'"rr they had nad'oii '.hn a-re of eighty." REMARKABLE CASEofMrsJAI Declares Lydia E. Pinkhairj 'a Vegetable Compound Saved Her Life ' ;and Sanity. Sh.irnrock, Mn.- to tell the pubiic '• I feel i: my ihiV t.'if! condii.i'-n 'if .' '.;ij£i),t.h llcii JO usi.-i,: ytiUi meoii I hu.l I'al.'inir, inflamnia tiof. and congcstici, f e; 1 a I o weakness, pai-ns in both siJl.'.^, ba :karlicsami bear- ir; do^.vn pains, was sh rt of memory, n' . vous, inipatient, passed sleepless nights,and had neither strenf^th H'T energy. There -was always a fear and dread in my mind, I had cold nerVpu?, weak spells, hot flashes over my body. 1 had a place in my right side that waa 80 sore that I could hardly bear the weight of my clothes. I tried medicines and dpctOTs, but they i!id md little good, and I never expected to get out again. 1 got Lydia E. Pinkhani 's Vegetable Compound anrl Blood Purifier, and I certainly would have been in grave or in a:i Esylum if your medicines had no^ saved nie. But now 1 can work all day, sleep v/ell at night, cat anything I want, havij no hot flashes or weak, nervous spells. All pains, aches, fcare and dreads are gone, wy house, chiU'.ren and husband are no longer neglected, as I am almost entirely free of the bad symptoms I had before taking j'our remedies, and all is pleasure and happiness in my home. "— Mrs. JosiE H AM , R. F. D. 1, Box 22, Shamrock, Missouri. yon want spi^oial advice write J..y<Iia E. Pinklmm Medicine Co., (cbniidentittl) I.,yuu, ]>[itss. '^£T BAKING POWD^ CHICAGO Better cookies, cake and>>, too. All jis lijjlit, flilffy, tender aiid delici'iiis a.s iiiotlicr used to bake. And .just as wliolc- .soriic. For purer Raking Powder than Calumet cannot be had at ««)• f<rice. Ask your grocer. RECEIVED HIGHEST AWARDS . WorM'i Pare Food EipoiitMK. Chicuo. til. Parii Eipoiitioi, France, Marck, 1S12 JIONGR TO CCNNECTICUT MAN Elicha Mitchell of Thnt State TirEl to r .'Iskc Geological Survey in United States. "thn f!r:--t f.ovcrnircnt Kolociral Fiirvey in Ainerii-i wiis cniiducted by Flisha .Mitchell. wl:t) was born in Wnshintitoii.' Cniin. He •^•as a sradn- ate of Yale and became professor of nialheniatics in th(> rniversity nf N'orlh C-irolina. ' Afternard he became professor of cheiiii.'-^fry. and in 1S2! he wa!! ordained a Presbyterian niinislor. .Ns state aiirveyor..of, N'urtli f'arolina ho made an extensive gen- Ui.^ical survey and he was the first to ascertain that the mountains of .N'orth (';iro!iiui are the liifihest of tl'.c liockies. He wa.s a martyr to science, for to sc'ttle some disputed point about tlio altitude of these inountaiiLs he reascended them in l.'':-">7, Io.= t his way at nif;lit, fell d()w:i fl iiroi-ij'ire aiid was killed. The );e(v lo,i;ic;i| survey of the I'liilcd States, which has carried out on a liir'go scale the work coninienced by Mitcli- '•I!, 'wa:-- created for llie i)iirpas(! ot preparini; a map of the I'nited States, classifyini? the public lands, exain'n- Inj"; tlift .L ',eolo.i;ieal structure. iuin;'ral resources and the products of the're- publie, and ijivesti.i;atin ,L; the extent which the arid and seuii-arid lauds may bo rcdecniod by-iiri.i^atiun.' Crovj Trees in. Bottles. Run a stout jdece oi thread through the* middle of an acorn aad suspend it tiy tlie thread half way in a bottle. Drop ill a feu- pieces of charcoal and fill tlie bottle with water until the wa- <.er alinoFt touches the acoin. (.'over the mouth of the bottle witli pajier anti stand it in a warm,room. In time the acorn will sprout, producing roots that will feed upiiii the water, ar.d tiiially a stem and leaves will apisear. Replenish the' water from time to time and cliaii.i!;e it occasionally! Thi.s is a splen--| did object lesson for children. When well rooted the oak can be potted in a small pot and grown as' a house plant. The leaves will drou ir the autumn, when water thckild be withheld, l-'arly in the sprins knock the ball of earth from-the pot, carefully removing the old so'I, shorten thp roots by cutting with a sharp \nif6 and re.wot in a sJightly lar.gor pot. In this manner the dak'cau be grown an a miniature for years. Your Own Little Private Fi^ht To find 'and to (lo your work in the woi'ld—even in a warring, world—^is your own little private fig'ht. To be "out of woi-i" is, to most people, the supreme ca- iastropiie. It means a daily battle for existence—for the worker^ and for th<l)se de- 'licndent upon him. the most in ()il .M -n and a])p]-oved weapons in making your fight—the cla.ssi- fied advertisements! T h e y will win against any of the usual odds. They will win for you, if you use tihem intelligently and persistently. One Cent a Word! Would Your Family Need a Check for $25? If you would like to have a check for $:;.').00 coiiic to your family ! you can do it by iiieans issued by the Pcnii Mutual |e real protection ar scd. For iiislanee. d at this e\eiv month for ten years after you are.,E;o!: of tlie new TIMST CKKTIFK ATK I'OMCV I..i(e Insurance Company, of Philadelphia. This is a new policy and furnishes luor h^'i.-; cost than any form of policy yet dev jiolicy costs a young man or woman of L'l 1 $L'."i.(iO nionlhly income for ten years to beneticiary. Oilier ages up to fi.'i in lu-oportioii. Premiimis payable iinnually, semi-annually, or quarterly. .Much life insurance money is lost or w the heueliciaiy. The plan of m nithly iiicoijic for a term of years lirevenls this. For a small additional premiiiiir llic monllily incoiiu? will I K; < OII- linucd for the \VHOM>; LIFK of I he. l)i-neli(i^iry. For further particulais, address ess than ?10 annually; for iHled after being paid 'o .IOII.\ .11. STKIVAKT, <;<1n. Aveii'l for SouHiiast Kansas. Uoonis ICvans ISiiilding. Iola. Kansas L. i;. IIOKVILI-K, Pros. W. S. KAI K.>fA.\, 2iid Vicc-I'res. , .1. II. (A.nniKLL, (ashier.' A. W. HKCK, Vi««-.rres, F. (|i. I{K.\S<).\, Asst. (ashler IOLA STATE BANK Capital Slock ...$25,000.00 Surplus 15,000.00 WE PAY INTEREST ON TIME DEPOSI' .S\FKTV IH:P«>SIT »(>X1:S FO ^It IU,\T. .1. n. AKNKTT, rri'sidpnj .lOK McKIM.K-V, (a^UUr .1. F. Swn, Viee-l'rpsidpnt K. V. Asst. (ashier I'OLO.NKI. LA.WON, iiul Vice-rresideiil STATE SAVINGS BANt IOLA, KA.V.SAS. CAPITAL $25,000 SURPLUS $2,500 We Pay Interest on Time Depo.sits and Savin|[js Accounts. Safety Deposit Boxe^ Free to Our Customers. TIIOS. I!. IKHVLI'S, I 'rrsidrnl. lOI.A, KA>.SAS, Allen County State Ban ESTABLISHED A QUARTER 0 .1. F. .SCOTT, ( as! ik At CENTUl Capital .$ ;}0,000.00 Surplus... 60,000.00 Deposits 550,000.00 INTKIJFST I'WU 0\ TI.MK UFI'O.SIT.S. SAFKTV nKI'OSIT B(»XKS FOK KlJ.VT Northrup National Bank IOLA, KANSAS. OVHK FOIM'Y YKAISS OF t'ftXSKKVATIVK Ilcpiisilury fur the Tnited Stated, the Stiili- of Ku OFFICKHS. llJANKIX! I.\ IOLA. sa|<, iiiid Allen County K. .1. .MILLER, President. MELVI.N FRfi.N'K, Cashier. I.. L. .N'ORTilRUP. Vice-Prest. J. U .lO.N'FS, Assistant Cashier. CAPITAL $50,000.00 SURjPLUS $20,000 INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS. . ^ 00

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