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THE 8EMLWEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
ANCIENT CATHEDRAL LAID IN RUINS
IN IHE MAIN IS
Germany's Threat to Stir Up Mo
hammedans Lacks Strength.
DIVIDED SPIRITUAL KINGDOM
Sultan of Jolo, Who Is Under the Do
minion of the United States, Ranks
Second as Most Excellent Po
tentate l Moslem Land.
Washington.- Probably few realized
recently when Qartnany threatened to
stir up the MoliaimnedniiB of tho world
against tho allies that the second most
exalted potentate of MoBlem lands la
a protcgo of tho stars and stripes.
According to tables of precedence
approved at Mecca tho sovereign rank
ing next to tho.Hultan of Turkey Is
tho sultan of Jolo.
Tho tactful American army officer
lets the sultan of Jolo retain all his
Btrlng of titles Including that of "Over
lord of tho United States," but his real
power Is almost nil over tho 300,000
Moros In tho Philippines. 'Ilo Is 'al
lowed, to bo exact, tho powers of Jus
tice of the peace of Mulbun, In tho
Hut by Mohammedan law ho Is yet
the religious and political guido of mil
lions of Moslcugp in Slam, Jolior, the
Federated Malay StateB, Malacca,
I'enang, Singapore, Java, Sumatra,
Borneo, Celebes, Mindanao and other
Islands of tho East Indies.
Nothing could Illustrate better tho
lack of unity in tho Mohammeduu
tribes and nations and tho decadence
of tho Moslem world In a political
senso from tho timo of tho conquests
of tho Saracens and tho Turks.
Tho ancestors of the sultan of Jolo
for centuries controlled and led nu
merous plrato Meets that, harried tho
Asiatic coast from Hindustan to Ton
ijuln. They converted by tho aword
the inhabitants of tho East Indies
Sultan of Turkey.
to tho faith of Islam. On theBo serv
ices tho Biiltans of Jolo received rank
freely accorded to tho present huI
tan on his pllgrlraago to Mecca only
second to tho coromnndor of tho faith
ful. If tho sultan at Constantinople
should proclaim a Jehad or holy war
through tho Sholk-uMslam, tho sul
tan of Jolo would probably consult
soino American second lieutenant on
the subject and then roll a clgaretto
and discreetly retire to tho dopth of
This brlngB us to tho question how
much Mohcmed V of Turkey could as
sist tho Gorman emperor.
Despite tho reduction of his domin
ions in Europe by tho Dalkau wars,
tho sultun could put moro than a mil
lion men In tho Hold if ho could ob
tain money and equipment. Ho could
-ompol P.UBBla to dofond its 'raufl-Cuu-nfilun
possessions and could troublo
Great Urltaln on tho Egyptian border.
Hut tbo threat to incite tho lmmenao
Moulom population of Aala and Africa
to rlso agalnBt Great Urltaln, Franco
anil Huasiu should not bo alarming.
There aro about 283,000,000 Moham
medans, comprising onc-soventh of
tho world's population.
Of theBo 87,000,000 aro under tho
Hrltlah rulo In Afilca, Asia and the
Hast indies; 41,000,000 (If wo count
Morocco) owe nlloglunco to Prance;
and 1 1,000,000 are in Kunslnn poses
slons. Tlio only independent Mohnm
meilan countries besldo Turkey nro
Persia and tho' Wahabl tribes of
Tho' Ottoman Emplro has 20,000,000
Inhabitants, but not ull aro Moham
medans. AIbo, in many parts of Arabia his
authority Ib rodaced to a constadt
effort to defeat flying bonds of rebels.
Theoretically the Sultan requests
tho Sholk-ul-lBjam, tho highest Mo
hammedan church dignitary, to pro
claim a holy war against tho Inlldels.
Then tho hosts of Islam gathor around
tho standard at Constantinople ami
launch themselvcB against tho lulldols.
Hut this Is tho year 1014, not 050
nor yet 14C3. Thoro aro now no leas
than soventy-threo Mohammodan
sects. And never did Arlan and Ath
unaslan hato each other more deeply
than do the Sunuitcs and tho Shunhs,
tho two main divisions of tho Islam
ites. The Turks aro Sunnltes. TIjIb
bars right away from Borvlco wl'Jh
ML lib m i IihSEi i 5
'III II? -l'4iiHHBl I --
.Zljgf ' . its'Wu&BBm " J IDEAL
Interior view of St. Tlombold's cathedral at Mallncs after tho German
RhollB had destroyed its priceless treajures. Tho cathedral was begun in tho
twelfth century and completed, except for tho tower, in tho fifteenth century.
them tho Mohammedans of Persia,
who aro all Shuuhs.
It bars, too, the AIoBlcms of Hindu
stan, for tho Shuahn hero aro tho mora
Influential, though fewer In number.
And tho Shuah to thd Sunnito la "a
cursed heretic," whllo tho Sunnlte Is
called "nn unreasoning fanatic" by
Then, too, tho different Mohamme
dan communities aro separated wldo
ly, geographically. They cling tena
ciously to their religion but they have
Ilttlo intercourse, either of goods or
It Is fair to bclicvo that a proclam
ation by tho Sultan at Constantinople
would not reach Moslema for many
months or oven years. Then It might
Ethnographicully tho Cossacks aro
closoly related to tho Turks. But tho
hard riders of South Russia wero in
tho front ranks of tho Czar'B troops
In tho Itusso-Turklsh war and In tho
presont struggle thoy would bo unlike
ly to desort on account of tho com
mand of tho Shelk-uMslam. And as
for tho Persian Mohammedans, thoy
would probably bo attacked early In
tho war by tho Sultan's men. Tho
Kurds would raid toward Teheran and
Russians, Mohammedans and Persians
would opposo them.
Tho sultan of Turkoy might, how
ever, cause a great deal of troublo by
rousing tho wild tribes of Arabia.
Theso Dedoulns, always fighting tho
Constantinople ruler, might yet be
brought to his standard by a comblna-
J tlon of religious fanaticism and deslro
' for booty. In IJrltlsh Somallland, too,
, thero aro 500,000 Mohammedan ne
groid natlvos, who remember vividly
tho wars of tho "Mad Mullah" and
might bo induced to take up arms
Tho GermunB promlso to take ad
vantage of Egypt'a discontent. Egypt
has boon under tho domination of
Great Urltaln stneo 1883. Thero have
been many pilots against tho ftovorn
mont In rccont years and Turkish
emissaries havo lately beon very busy
In Egypt. Hut tho dlBcontented class
In tho Nllo valley Is Bmall. Tho
Follahoen, who aro not fighters any
way, realize that nritlsh domination
has meant hotter crops and better
times. Thoro are, howover, about six
hundred thousand desert nomads In
Egypt and those might bo rallied to
Cairo Is tho peat of MoBlein learn
lng. Hero 1b tho Mosque nnd Unlvor
Blty of El Azhar, with 15,000 students.
Tho Shelk-uMslam Is himself a gradu
ate Tho students would Join In a
Jehad and their Influence would bo
considerable. Hut tho 18,000 Egyptian
troops, who aro officered by Hrltlsh,
probably would stand by tholr mas
tors. JO READ IHE
Whit and Blue
Clear or lair
Washington. Tho weather bureau
displays at curtain points the Infor
mation contained In ltn forecasts mid
warnings by means of a syBtem of
Hugs. Whllo tho Hag system has the
advautago of being comparatively In
nxpenslvo to Install aud maintain, It
Is not in gonoral use, Blnco in largo
eltluB tho llagB aro quickly discolored,
aud on account of thu prevailing
Binoko and haze It booh heroines dllll
cult to distinguish them.
The interpretation of these displays
may bo moro easily maBterod If it Is
kept In mind that tho meaning Is con
ditioned on tho color and form of tho
flag; thus a whlto Hag, If displayed
alou'o, moans clear or fair weather,
P p M
In tho rest of Africa, Tripoli, re
cently conquered by Italy, might re
volt. Hut Tunis and Algeria, which Is
supplying tho celebrated Turcos,
would be loyal to the tricolor.
Most of tho negroes of Africa are
now Mohammedans, but thero Is Ilttlo
unity among them. On the whole, tho
IJO.OOO.OOO Mohammedan Africans
under French rule, tho 15,000,000 undoi
tho HritlBh rule, and the 2,000,000
under Italian rulo could scarcely be
roused to serious efforts against the
whites. The Kaiser has only 1,000,000
Mohammedans in his African territory
Afghanistan Is wholly Mohammedan
nnd Heluchlstan 9G per cent, but the
Sultan of Turkey Ib not held In cs
Of tho total population of the Indian
Empire, nearly 300.000,000, about 21
per cent, Is Mohammodan. With very
rare exceptions the Mohammedan com
munities aro pro-British. They do
Bplso the Hindus and seek' to ally
themselves with tho English against
tho majority race. Both Hindu and
Mohammedan regiments from India
now light for Great Britain in France.
Thoy vlo with each othor which can
do tho most for King Georgo V.
RING ON 6,000-MILE TRIP
With Nothing to Tell Whom It
longed to, Little Gold Band
San Francisco. Tho travels of a
Ilttlo gold ring wore interrupted whet
Assistant Agent Drlscoll of tho South
orn Pacific company found It hanglnf
on a nail lnsido Chicago, Mllwaukei
& St. Paul freight cur No. 501216. Thi
ring belongs to n freight handler em
ployed by tho Judson Freight For
warding company of Chicago.
Fearing that ho would damage his
ring whllo loading tho car, ho hung l!
on a nail and forgot all about It untl
after tho car was sealed and had do
parted. Ho wired to tho coast and" th
tracers wero put to work. .
Tho ring was found, placed in at
envelope and sent back to tho freight
handler, who will receive It after !
has traveled moro than six thousand
Finds $15,000; Gets $250.
Portland, Me. C. H. Clark, a farmoi
of North Brldgeton, whllo driving neai
Poland Springs found a bag containing
$15,000 worth of Jewelry. Ho reported
his And to tho police, who notified Mrs
Myron P. Moulton of Ardmoro, Pa.,
who had asked them to recover the
goms which sho lost whllo on nn auto
mobile trip from Hretton Woods, N. II.,
to tho Springs. Mr. Clnrk will receive
$250 reward offered by Mrs. Moulton
for tho recovery of the Jowels.
BY IHE II S.
Whlti Flag wltK black
with practically no change In temper
ature; a bluo flag alone Indlcutcs gen
oral rain or snow, with stationary tem
perature; a flug composed of equal
portions of whlto and bluo indicates
local rain or snow, nB contrasted with
general rain or snow. A triangular
(lag Ib used to tndlcato temperature
changes. When displayed above any
ono of tho flags already mentioned it
ludlcutcfl rising temperature; wheu
below, falling temperature.
ForecaBts of decidedly lower torn
peraturo, or much coldor, are Indi
cated by the dlsplny of tho cold-wave
Hag a whlto rectangulur flag with a
black square as a center. The cold
wavo flag Ib always displayed alone
Hut for some troublo and sorrow, wo
phould ijevor know hulf tlyj bom1 there
H about us.
Poverty ha.H lta u litmn and shows of
taste, as wealth 1ms. Dickens.
IdealB arc like Btars, we may not
reach them, but they aro fine guides.
A good luncheon
for any child Ib
ono which Ib easy
to digest, so that
when he goes back
to study tho brain
will bo ready to ac
complish its work.
Tho most popu
lar kindergarten luncheon Ib fruit. A
dainty sandwich of home-made bread
with a filling of sliced bananas and nut
meats, with an orange, Is a most satis
fIng and delicious luncheon. Other
combinations of sandwich filling urn
chopped dates, with an apple to cat
with tho sandwich. Fig and wulnut
sandwich with a pear, or a bunch of
grapes with a Jelly sandwich, Theso
may bo given In rotation, so that there
need bo no monotony. A fetching lit
tle basket will help a great deal In tho
pleasure of a lunch. Oranges may bo
peeled nnd each section wrapped In
paper. Pears and apples may be
cored and put together with tooth
picks. All sandwiches should be like
wise wrapped In oiled paper.
It proper attention is given to com
bining a Bweet sandwich with a sour
fruit nnd a Bweet fruit with a sour
sandwich, candy will not be so much
craved. A little candy at the end of a
meal Is all right, but it should never
ho eaten first.
A generouB piece of candy after the
noon meal will generally satisfy the
natural deslro of every child for
When Bweet fruits are not to bo
served, cookies and gingerbread will
tako their place. A sandwich filling of
chopped peanuts and mayonnaise
dressing will be a good one to accom
pany tho cake. '
For tho older boy or girl wlio can
not go home for tho noon meal a great
er variety and more substantial food
should be served. Sandwiches, of
course, may be bo filling and of such
a variety that one need not fear a lack
When a man's his own enemy it's
only because lio's too much Ills own
friend. Oliver Twist.
We cannot allow those who serve us
well to labor under any privation or
discomfort that Is In our power to re
It Is a real art to reheat and serve
food which has appeared once In such
a manner that Its second
coming 1b not recog
Hash Fritters. To two
cupfuls of hot mashed
potatoes add a well-beaten
egg. Flour tho board
and roll out quite thin,
cut in rounds, put a
tablcspoonful of minced meat on each
round, pinch tho edges together and
fry until nicely browned. GarnlBh with
Shepherd Pie. This Is an old
fashioned but good dish. Rice or pota
to may be used for tho cover of tho
pie. Any well-seasoned chopped meat
covered with mashed potato well sea
soned, or cooked rice, thon bnko until
well browned. It may bo steamed and
turned out on a platter. Garnish with
parsley. Fish may bo used instead of
meat If s'o deBired.
Jelly-Vegetable Salad. Make a
strong lemon jelly with gelatin, omit
ting tho sugar. Turn the Jelly Into
molds which have beon rinsed with
cold water. Let stand until the Jolly
begins to harden, keeping some fo the
top, which Is kept liquid over hot wa
ter. Add cooked chopped vegetables,
a few peus, carrot chopped line, a to
mato and a cucumber. Over this pour
tho liquid jolly and set away to harden.
Servo on lettuce leaves with mayon
naise dressing. ,
Veal Loaf. Chop aulflclent cold veal
to mako two cupfuls, and a Half cupful
of ham. Add salt, onion juice, a toa
spoonful of lemon Juice and a quarter
of a teaspcenful of mu&taid. Add a
quarter ot a cupful or cracker crumbs
to tho same quantity of butter. When
well mixed add to tho meat with a dash
of cayenne Mue a shallow bowl with
tho whites of eggs cut in strips.
Moisten tho seasoned meat with a
thick whlto sauce, then pack It tightly
In the bowl Cover with buttered pa
per anil steam for an hour. Cool, turn
out and garnish vlth water-cress or
tSN-S. -,WNN---- N
Untaken Pills Did the Work.
A Worcester man told several of
his frlonds thut ho had tho best euro
for pleurisy jet known. Ho said that
a doctor had given him a box of pills
'and instructed him to tnko them at
certain Intervals, but ho had ropeated
ly forgotten to tako them. Yet ho
said that their effect was bo powerful
that thoy offectod a euro by simply
remaining In 5:1b pocket. Ho serious
ly offered to lend them to his lrlends
to be used ' a Blmllar way If thoy
-p troLl,li"-l'ceten Globo.
Any small amount of ham loft ovei
may bo chopped nnd added to veal fot
croquettes. A bit of green pepper adds
to the flavor, also. Ham added to u
rich white sauce and served poured
over buttered toaBt is a dish not bo
Tim best anions
IlKhtly with faults.
us need to deal
Tlic tlihiKH that never happen are
often us much realities to us In their
effects us those tlmt "to accomplished.
Iced desserts of various kinds aro
always popular summer or winter, and
a new recipe is aiwaya
welcome. Some prefer
Ices and aherbets to tho
rich Ice cream. MousseB
and parfalts aro Blmplo
to prepare, for they need
no attention after they
aro packed In Ice.
Coffee Caramel Parfalt.
Scald ono cupful of milk with two tea
spoonfuls of ground coffee and one
half cupful of caramelized sugar; then
add the yolks of threo eggs, beaten
slightly nnd mixed with one-half cup
ful of sugar and an eighth of a tea
spoonful of salt. Cook until the mix
ture thickens, stirring constantly, and
add ono cupful of thin cream. Cool,
Btraln, and add two cupfuls of'tliln
cream and a teaepoonful of vanilla.
Pack In half-pound baking powder
cans and and pack In ice and salt,
using four parts of Ice to ono of salt.
When ready to servo unmold and roll
In chopped almonds that have been
Marshniallow Sauce. Cut a fourth
of a pound of marshmnllows in pieces
and put into a doubre boiler and lot
stand until melted. Dissolve one
fourth of a cupful of powdered sugar In
tho same amount of water, add Jo tho
marshmallows and stir until blended.
Cool before serving on the Ice cream.
To make chocolate Ice cream add two
or three squares of bitter chocolate
grated to a rich custard. Cool and
Pineapple Cream. Put two cjipfuls
of water and one cupful of sugar In a
saucepan and bring to the boiling
point, boil twenty minutes, cool and
add a can of grated pineapple, freeze
to a mush. Then fold In the whip
from two cupfuls of crenm. Serve in
sherbet cups with candled pineapple
and a glnced cherry for a garnish.
Perfoct coolness and Bclf-possesslon
a io tho IndlHpcnsablo accomplishments
of a Kient mind.
Industry Is the soul of business and
the keystone of prosperity.
Do not think because huckleberries
aro out of season that you cannot have
a good puucimg
U 6 e tho canned
ones and save the
juice for a snuce.
Mix together two
well-beaten eggs, a
cupful of milk, two
cupfuls of flour
sifted with two tea
spoonfuls of baking powder, beat thor
oughly and add two tablespoonfuls of
melted butter, stir in a cupful or two
of the drained henries rolled In flour,
nnd steam In a well-buttered mold for
three hours. Servo hot with a sauco
flavored with nutmeg and using tho
juice thickened with flour and made
rich by tho addition of butter.
Cocoanut Custard Pie. Lino a deep
tin with rich pastry, pricking the bot
tom to keep it from pulling as it rises.
Fill with a custard of two cupfuls rich
milk, two eggs, a nair cupful sugar,
grated rind of nn orange and a cupful
Queen's Bread Pudding. Soak two
cupfuls bread crumbs In a quart of
milk, add the well-beaten yolks of
four eggs, half a tcaspoonful salt, halt
a cupful augur, two tablespoonfuls
butter and flavoring, to taste Hake
one hour in the dish in which it is to
be served. Spread with jelly and cover
with a meringue mndo of the whites
of the eggs and two tablespoonfuls ot
sugar for each egg. Hako until brown.
Chocolate Pudding. Soak two table
spoonfuls of gelatin in a quarter of
a cupful of cold water. Mix togethei
a cupful of eugar, four ounces of grated
chocolate and threo well-beaten etv?t.
add two cupfuls of milk brought to the
scalding point. Cook tu a double
boiler until tho mixture begins to
thicken, then stir In the gelatin, a
pinch of snlt and a tcaspoonful of va
nilla Turn into n cold dish and serve
with mounds of whipped crenm dot
ting tho top.
Heredity In Vegetation.
lliologistB ufo beginning to harness
tho forces of heredity tho aarno na
Bclentlsts are learning further how tc
harness tho power of electricity. The
results obtained by breeders, building
up superior types ot plant nnd anlmat
Ufo by practical application of tin
law-B'of heredity, represent In com
morctnl termB nlono moro than a bil
lion dollars ndded to tho annual pro
duction of t'.io United States, which
Is more thay twenty-seven billion
And is Restored to Health by
Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg
Euphcmia, Ohio. "Becausoof totai
Ignorance of how to caro for myself
when verging into womnnhood,and from,
taking cold when going to school, I suf
fered from n displacement, and each
month I had severe pains and nausea
which always meant a lay-off from work
for two to four days from tho timo I
was 16 years old.
"I went to Kansas to livo with my sis
ter and while thero a doctor told mo of
tho Pinkham remedies but I did not uso
them then as my faith in patent medi
cines was limited. After my slstc.: died
I came homo to Ohio to livo and that
has been my home for thoast 18 years.
"TheChange of Life came when I waa
, 47 years old and about thi3 timo I saw
my physical condition plainly described
In ono of your advertisements. Then I
began using Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg
etable Compound nnd I cannot tell you
or any ono tho relief it gave mo in tho
first threo months. It put mo right
where I need not lay off every month
nnd during tho last 18 years I have not
paid out two dollars to a doctor, and havo
been blest with excellent health f or a wo
woman of my age and I can thank Lydia
E-Pinkham'sVegetablo Compound for it
"Sinco tho Change of Life is over I
havo been a maternity nurso and being
wholly self-supporting I cannot over
estimate tho valuo of good health. I
have now earned a comfortable littla
homo just by sewing nnd nursing. I
have recommended tho Compound to
many with good results, as it is excel
lent to take beforo and after child
birth." Miss Evelyn Adelia Stew
art, Euphemia, Ohio.
If you want special adrico Trrito to
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co. (confi
dential) Lynn, Mass. Your letter will
bo opened, read nnd answered by a
woman nnd hold in strict conlldeneo
After children grow up their par
ents often prove a disappointment
Dr. Tierce's Pleasant Pellets first put up.
i0 years ago. They regulate and invigorate
etomach, liver and bowels. Sugar-coated
tiny granules. Adv.
From Last Year.
Kathryn Did sho wear
Klttyo Yes, an old master.
A Magnate, Perhaps.
"Ho keeps open house, you say?"
"Yes, but it's almost impossible to
get into his office."
Tom Why wore you weeping in,
tho picture show?
Jess It was a moving picture.
Tho city of St. Petersburg (recently
renamed Petrograd by tho czar) was
founded by Peter tho Great in the
ycar 1703. Ho called it tho "window
through which he could look out upon
Evil In Nervous Excitement.
Professqr von Pfungen of Vienna is
conducting somo Interesting experi
ments which bear upon the relation of
tho state of the nervoue system to tho
electric resistance of tho skin, and ho
claims that nervous excitement of any
kind lowers tho protecting power of
the skin to quite a marked extent.
Discharged an Obligation.
An old lady was greatly frightened
when tho train thundered into the tun
nel. "Do you think," she asked the tick
et collector, "the tunnel Ib perfectly
"Don't bo afraid, madam," replied:
tho waggish collector. "Our company
got you In this hole, and we're bound;
to see you through."
A Trained Nurse Discovered Its Effect.
No ono Is in better position to know
tho value of food and drink than &
Speaking of coffee, a nurso in Pa
writes: "I used to drink strong cof
fee myself, and suffered greatly from
headaches and indigestion.
"While on a visit to my brothers I
had a good chanco to try Postum, for
they drank it altogether In place of
coffee. After using Postum two weeks
I found I was much benefited nnd
Anally my headaches disappeared and
also tho indigestion.
"Naturally I havo sinco used Postum
among my patients, and have noticed
a mnrked benefit where coffee has
been loft off nnd Postum used.
"I observe a curious fact about
Postum when used by mothers. It
greatly helps tho flow of milk In cases
whero coffee 1b inclined to dry it
up, and whero tea causes nervousness.
"I, find troublo in getting Bervanta
to make Postum properly. 3ut when
it is prepared according to directions
on package and served hot with
crenm, it is certainly a delicious bev
erage." Namo given by Postum Co., Battle
Creek, Mich. Read "The Road to
Wellvlllc," In pkgs.
Postum comes in two forms:
Regular Postum must bo .well
boiled. 15c and 20c packages.
Instant Postum Ib a solublo powder,
A teaspoonful dissolves quickly in a
cup of hot water and, with cream and
sugar, mado a delicious beverage In
stantly, 30c and 50c tlnB.
Tho cost per cup of both kinds Ib
about the same.
"There's a Reason" for Postum.
sold by Grocer
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