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THE 8EMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
I RUES AI
Modern Ruler Takes Throne in
Same Manner as Did His
SHINTO PRIESTS IN CHARGE
Yoshlhlto, In Strict Privacy, Reads
Address to Family Spirits Before
Public Ceremony Begins Sa
cred Dance lo a Feature
of the Celebration.
Tokyo. Lucky lndood will bo thoso
fow tourists who aro In Kioto, the an
clont capital of Nippon, when tho Em
poror Yoshlhlto Is crowned. For thoy
will vlow what Is probably tho most
anclont corcmonlal in tho world. Tho
modorn ruler, with aoroplanes, dread
naughts and submarines at his com
mand, will formally tako his placo on
tho throno of Japan In tho samo man
nor as did his first earthly ancestor,
Jlmmu Tonno, In C50 U. C, which was
aovcrnl centuries boforo Aloxander
tho Great, unwitting of tho island
kingdom, wept for inoro worlds to con
For tho western mind to compro-
hond tho Japanoso coronation In diffi
cult. Tho word "coronation" is a mis
nomer, as thero is no lltor.il crowning.
It is necessary for tho Amorlcan to
attempt to grasp tho fundamental Idea
of Shlntolsm. Every morning tho
head of a Japanoso family worships to
his ancestors at tho shrine In hia
homo. Tho omporor worships at tho
shrlno of tho ancostors of tho nation
for tho wholo people.
Tho spirits of Jlmrau Tonno tuid
tho other 120 human ancostors of
Yoshlhlto who have roighod In Ja
pan aro supposed to dwoll in tho sanc
tuaries M tho anclont palaco at Kioto.
Informing His Ancestors.
1 Tho coronation is tho formal Jour
noy of tho omporor and empress to
Kioto for tho purposo of dutifully In
forming his ancostors of his accosslon
and assuring thorn that ho is carrying
out tho fundamental principles which
havo mado tho nation great.
A Japanoso soos nothing odd In
worshiping his ancostors whllo clad
In a princo albort coat and silk topper,
and it is considered perfectly correct
for tho omporor to proceed to his an
cient capital by train.
Arriving at Kioto, ho will drlvo in
stato to tho vast inclosuro of tho pal
ace. H1b coming may bo sovoral days
boforo tho coronation dato, Novem
Tho details of this day aro caro
fully regulated uy tho Shinto prlostB,
who preserve tho anclont rocords sup
posed to go back to tho reign of Jlm
mu Tonno. In tho morning Yoshlhlto
will batho and purify hlmsolf. Then
ho will enter a plain wooden pavilion
or tomplo, made ontlroly without met
al and fastened with wood pegs and
Tho ceremony tukos placo boforo
iho national shrlno called tho Kushlkl
Dokoro which contains tho sacred mir
ror, sword and Jowolcd Bcal be
queathed by tho sun goddoss Amato
rasu O-Mlkaml to hor grandson, Jlm
mu Tonno, tho first nondolty to rule
Japan, when she placed him upon tho
In Btrlcl nrlvacv. with nnlv n fnu
3htnto priests in tholr
moving about, tho omporor will road a
formal addrcsB to his family spirits.
Tho noxt ceremony will tnim ninm.
m a big now pavilion in tho prosonco
oi uio leaning men of Japan and tho
official ropresontatlvos of foreign
Tho omporor will tako his soat on a
throno set within nil nntnirnnnl rm.
villon of red and black lacnuor. whllo
tho ompross, If ill health Uocb not
prevent, will occupy a smullor throno
oy uis eiuo.
Premier to Load Cheers.
i no princes and great officers of
aio wm surround tho throno; tho
nobility will occupy ono end of tho
hall and tho forolgn dlploiriatlsts an
other. Count Okuma, tho prlmo minister
will stand at a designated spot near
tho throno nnd call on tho Japanoso
peoplo to glvo throo "banzals" for
tho emperor. Then ho will ascend
tho stops of tho throno and render
noraage to the now monarch.
t - - :
Count Okuma has a wooden leg and
somo of his political opponents havo
raised tho cry that by all tho nnclcnt
rules nnd regulations no such do
formed porson may tako part In tho
Modorn Japan simply Inughs.
It might bo mentioned, howovcr,
that tho practical count recently pro
ceodod to Kioto nnd convinced him
self by actual trlnl that ho Is spry
onough to get up tho old-fashioned
stops of tho throno and down again
without "spilling tho beans," or what
over Is tho Japanese equivalent.
In tho ovenlng will tako placo tho
principal rollglous rite. Tho emperor
will offer rlco and black-and-whlto
wlno to tho spirits of his ancostors
in tho Yukldon and tho Sukldon, two
small ancient shrines.
Tho ceremony takes all night nnd
boforo It tho omporor again under
goes formal purification. This Kaijo
sal, or sacrificial rlto Is tho highest
coromony In tho Japanoso religion
Tho Japanese, howovor, do not fool
any awo as surrounding Kaljosal, It
Is simply an act of filial communing
with tho departed, a sort of Thanks-
giving dinner with tho dead as well
as tho living gathorod together.
Sacred Dance a Feature.
Thero aro many othor Interesting
ceremonies and observances connect
ed with tho coronation nnd theso last
many days. Western vnudovlllo stages
will probably bco this winter sorao
gross caricatures of tho sacred danco
which will bo porformod by flvo young
womon of tho highest rank at a great
banquet boforo 2,500 dlnora. This Is
tho "flvo-fold danco," and tho story
of how it originated Is known to ovory
Japanoso boy and girl.
Tho Emporor Tommu was strum
ming tho Koto, nn ancient lyro with
ilvo strings, when flvo heavenly muses
appeared In tho clouds and executed
somo celestial stops to his measures.
In tho courso of tho danco tho muses
turned tho sleovcs of tholr kimonos
flvo times, which is considered a mlra
clo of graco among tho Japanese.
Tommu carefully momorlzcd tho
danco and taught It to tho ladlos of
his court It has been dancod at
ovory coronation slnco through twenty-four
Tho girls who will dance aro nono
of them over twenty-thrco years old.
If ono of tlicm entered a Now York
drawing room sho would probably bo
perfectly at ease, for all tho dancers
nro daughters of tho highest peers
in Japan, who aro carefully educated
according to both western nnd Japa
nese standards and probably speak
Tho concluding acts of tho corona
tion will bo Journoy8 by tho omporor
nnd tho high priests to tho national
Bhrino to worship Jlmmu, nnd then
to tho graves of tho four emperors lm-
ncdlatoly- preceding Yoshlhlto.
llesldes tho ceremonies at Kioto.
thero will bo observances and holi
days In every town and village of
Japan. Tho schoolchildren will sing
a song to which tho commltteo of tlto j
board of education has awarded tho
prlzo out of 1,000 sent In ns competi
tors. Evon in Hawaii, tho ninety
thousand Japanese thero will 3h6vv
tholr regard for tho omporor. Thoy
havo subscribed for a bronzo com-
momoratlvo fountain, but tnls Instead
of bolng sent back to Japan will bo
sot up In Honolulu.
LOSES ITS LAST BIG HERD
South Dakota's Largest Cattle Com
panies Are Obliged to Move On
Scotlnnd, S. D. Tho last of tho big
cattlo companlos to loavo tho stato Is
tho Matador company, ono of tho larg
est raisers or cattlo and horso3 In tho
world. It Is owned by a company or
Scotch and English capitalists.
For many years tho company has
hold lenses on land in tho Choyonnu
and Standing Rock reservations. Tho
incoming of settlors has so reduced
tho grazing grounds that tho company
is moving to Harlem, Mont.
LIQUID FIRE AS
i ma plioiograpn, tuuiu muu ,v ouinwuiiu m .mine, mioh now
tho French havo taken a lesson rrom tho Germans and havo adopted tho
frlghful liquid tiro as a weapon of dofonso.
Scientists Unearth Queer Bones
Skulls Suggcct Existence Either of Lit
tie People or Strange Indian Os
traclsm Interesting Cooking
Utensils Also Found.
Lob Angeles.- Kovcallng either a
raco of hitherto unknown pygmies, or
tho ostracizing or tho unlit by tho
nborlglnes of tho Pnclfld coast, "JO
Btrango malformed skulls and othor
Interesting remains havo been dug up
near hero by Do Moss Bowers and
Charles T. Urown. amateur archcolo
gists. "Whother tho relics are of pygmies
or a primitive form of eugenics Is n
question I can't answer," said Mr.
HowerB. "The skulls are by far tho
smallest that I havo encountered In
30 years of excavating for Indlun re
mains in California. Tho malforma
tion of tho skulls may bo highly sig
'Though 1 can't answer whother
theso wero the skulls or tho unlit, tho
morally depraved, who had been os
tracized, or thoso or pygmies, 1 can
answer unothcr question. It Is that
these aro tho Bkulb of fully grown
men nnd women. Tho muturlty or
tho teeth shows this.
"In tho grave wo round ollns or
cooking bowls or steatite, Bcrpcntlno
bowls, and knives or chert, affixed to
redwood handles by asphaltum. Now
stcatlto is found only on Santa Cata
Hna Island, whllo no deposits of ser
pentine aro known eutsldo of San
Luis Obispo county.
'Evidently theso pygmies traded
with tho Channel and so-called Mis
sion Indians. Bones from tho head of
a whalo, painted red on tho Inside,
wero used as tho head and fdotstouo
or tho burial calm, though tho burial
placo is nearly 100 miles rrom tho
"A mystirylng find in tho cairn was
a baked clay bowl. Tho Indians or
Arizona nnd New Mexico know how
to bake clny, but thoso or Calirornla,
so far as wo know, did not. It might
be that wo havo hero a strango loo-
lated tribe that Is related to others or
which wo know nothing.
'Copper vessels or Spanish work
manship wero also found In the grave,
along with Venetian blue beads and
stono nnd shell beads. This liking for
ornaments shows that tho tribe was
not depraved below tho esthetic lovel.
"Somo shell ornamonts wero also,.
round of n boring so mlnuto that It
suggests that thcBo pygmies wero
artificers of no mean ability. Flno
specimens of fishhooks were also dUg
up, together with tho' ear ornaments
MAKE MUDH0LES FOR LIVING
Mlssourlan3 Cultivate Traps for Auto
lata, Is Charged by Highway
Jefferson City, Mo. That mudholes
In tho road aro carefully nurtured in
many communities in Missouri by per
sons who find It profitable to pull auto
mobiles out of thorn when thoy got
stuck Is charged by Stato Highway
Commissioner Uuffum Is a road bul
letin. Tho Issuance of this bulletin fol
lowed tho action of a Callaway county
farmer who rcrusod to pull tho auto
mobile of Mrs. James Ilouchin out or
a crock bed until sho gave him $25.
Sand Yields Long Lost Ring.
Atlantic City. N. J. Lost in tho
bench sand at Tonnesseo avenue 1G
years ago a valuablo ring mounted
with a Masonic emblom, tho property
or C. A. Willis or Columbin, S. C, hn3
boon recovered by Frank Mooro, a
USED IN THE WAR
It is not onough that women should
be liomo-makorH but thoy must inako
tho world Itself a largo home.
There Is no defeat, no call for ro
trrat can bo blown from tho bugle of
PEPPERS AND PEPPER DISHES.
Sweet garden poppers aro such a
fnvorlto vegetable that ono should
always have at
least a dozen
plants In the gar
den to supply the
needs of the viable.
v.llJ uscu" ft" this vego
l i table when canned
Is nlmnntn. which
Is incorrectly used, ns pimento Is all
spice. Tho real nnnio Is "plmiento,"
giving another syllable. A chopped
green popper trlvon to almost anv
Balad, and especially a potato salad,
improves It wondcrrully. Caro should
bo taken to carcrully wash them, ro-
movo tho whlto Inner fiber, as well as
tho seeds, before uslnc. PcnnorR
chopped and pounded, then fixed with
cream cheese make n most appetizing
Fried sweet penners mako a nice
garnish to serve with lamb, mutton
or pork chops.
Stuffed Penners. Bread crumbs
with tomato or rlco and a few nuts.
corn beof hash, boiled rico with chick
en, and many other combinations
make flno stuffinc for nonnors. Sod
that thoy aro well washed, then cut
off tho best end to mako a stable re
ceptacle, romove tho whlto fiber and
socds; fill tho pepper, replacing tho
cap. Put them into a baking diBh
with a littlo Btock or butter nnd water
to keep them moist whllo baking.
Steak Smothered In Sweet Peppers.
Spread over a round steak tho fol
lowing mlxturo: A cun of hroad
crumbs, ono small onion, chopped; a
littlo poultry dressing, a pint of to
matoes and nenners mixed: If canned
thoy will not need chopping. Placo
tno stuffing on steak, roll and tlo and
pour over tho tomato and popper mix
ture. Cook very slowly three hours.
Add boiling water or tomato Juice If
tho moat becomes dry. Canned non-
pors should always find a nlnco nn
tho emergency shelf, as they add much
to many dishes. Creamed eggs with a
pepper or two added, either chonnod
or rubbed through a sieve; servo on
toast as usual and havo an unusual
rollsh. Theso eggs may bo served
with a border of seasoned boiled rlco
instead of toast, if desired.
Somo of tho following aro so un
usual that It may tako faith to try
them, but thoy will bo
Yorkshire Buck s.
Toast 12 slices of bread
and on top of each
place a square of cheeso,
and on top of tho cheeso
a thin sllco of bacon;
sprluklo with paprika
and placo the toast In n dripping pan
and pour over a little weakened vine
gar, enough to moisten tho toast.
Place In tho oven until tho cheese Is
melted and servo hot.
Apple Dumplings With Peanut
Butter. Sift a pint of flour, two tea
spoonfuls of baking powder, a half
teaspoonful or salt, then rub In a
half cupful of peanut butter; moisten
with Iced water as for pio crust. Roll
out and cut in squares. Lay on each
squaro a cored, peeled apple, sprinkle
with sugar and cinnamon, wet tho
edges and pinch them togothor. Bnko
and servo with cream and sugar.
Cuban Stew. Tako four pounds of
mutton, ono cupful of olive oil, ono
can of tomatoes, eight medium sized
onloiiB, ono can of pens, ono can of
mushrooms and eight potatoes; a ta
blcspoonrul or salt and a row dashes
of pepper. Put olivo oil into a kct
tlo, and when hot add onions, toma
toes and meat, cut in pieces, with tho
suit and pepper. Cover closely nnd
simmer three hours. Then add tho
potatoes, cut In halves, and when
thoy aro tondor add tho peas and
mushrooms, drained from tho cans.
When well heated, thicken tho gravy
and servo hot.
Simple Cake. Into n measuring cup
holding half a pint break nn egg. u
tablespoonrul of molted lard, three ta
blospoonfuls of cnnifcd crenm, then
till tho cup with water. Sift together
ono and a half cupfuls of flour, ono
cupful of sugar, two teaspoonfuls or
baking powdor and a pinch of salt.
Add tho liquid and bent hnrd for live
minutes. Bnko In layers or In n loar.
Gypsy Stew. Cook together young
carrots cut in slices, green onions,
peas and now potatoes. Fry a slice
of diced salt pork, turn In tho tender
vegetables, add milk to It nnd sonson
lugs, nnd serve very hot.
Spain has 3,5001000 acres or olives.
Now York leads tho states In salt
"Kid" Is gypsy lor "child." Uonco
tho term kidnaping.
Hailstones It Inches in clrcumfcr
onco havo been found In England.
Intrinsically, Vlctorl crosses aro
worth 9 conts each.
Somo Japanese spiders make webs
Eo strong it requires a knlfo to cut
Life Is made of littlo "Ifs "
Good mill bail together;
It'B just tho "Ifs" that all through life
Bring nun or stormy weather.
DISHES FOR EVENING PARTIES.
Often a light suppor which doos not
tax tho dlgostion will bo round most
Chop two dozen large
oysters, mix with a ta
blespoonrul or molted
butter, an unbeaton egg,
one-third or tho bulk oi
bread crumbs, a table
spoonful of chopped par
Bloy and a littlo onion Julco. Season
with salt, and paprika. Form Into
balls and bako ton or fifteen minutes
In a hot oven. Serve on oyster shells
with parsley and lemon as a garnish.
Asparagus With Stuffed Eggs.
Tako canned asparagus, or If fresh,
cook until tender In salted water and
arrange on a platter in n border of
buttered toast points nnd quartered
stuffed eggs. Pour over a hot sauce
mado as follows: Tnko two table
spoonfuls of butter nnd two and a half
of flour; when well mixed add a pint
of chicken stock, or a small can of
chicken broth and six finely minced
mushrooms. Stir and cook for fifteen
minutes, then add a cuprul or hot
cream and the Julco of a lemon; stratr
Chicken and Mushroom Patties.
Sauto two cupfuls or mushrooms in
two tablcspoonrulB or buttor flvo min
utes; season well with salt and pep
per. Remove from tho fire, tnko out
a scant cupful and chop tho remain
der flno with two and a half cupfuls ol
cold cooked chicken. Beat two eggs,
add salt, pepper and tho Juice of hall
a lemon. Add a tablcspoonful ol
chopped parsley and a pint or boiling
milk; stirring until It thickens. Now
add the mushroom and chicken mlx
turo and when vory hot fill patty
shells and garnish tho tops with whole
Gingerbread with whipped cream
and a cupful of hot coffco Is well
liked by many people who do not en-
Joy rich cako.
Cold ham, boiled or fried, put
through the meat chopper, mixed with
a littlo mustard or hard-boiled egg, is
nice filling for sandwiches.
GOOD THINGS FROM GRAPES.
Grapes aro at their best when eaten
tlpe and fresh from tho vines gar
nished with their
own leaves. Grapes
if placed over
night on ico, then
served with a leal
or two on a plate
will havo a frosty
will glvo them an
added beauty and tho cool fruit will be
Grape Juice. To propare pick the
stoms from tho fruit and cover with
enough water td bo seen between the
grapes. Cook until tho seeds aro frco
and the skins look pink or havo lost
their color, then strain. Return the
Juice to tho flro nnd boll 20 minutes;
then to each quart add a cupful of
sugar; cook ten minutes longor and
bottle in airtight bottles, dipping the
corks In melted paraffin.
Grape Juice Ice Cream. To a cupful
of grape Julco add a pint or thin cream
and sugar to sweeten, a tablespoonrul
of lemon Julco. mix and freeze
Grape Jam. Removo the skin from
tho pulp of well-washed grapes and
put them in separate utensils; hent
tho pulp with a cupful of wator and
press through "a slovo to remove the
seeds add tho skins to the pulp and
weigh. To each pound of fruit add
throe-fourths of n pound of sugar and
just enough water to prevent burning.
Cook slowly for 40 minutes.
Grape Sherbet. Tako three pounds
of Concord grapes, throo lemons, throe
pints of wntor and thrco cupfuls of
sugar. Wash tho grapes and put them
in a granite pan, mash and squeeze
out all tho julco; measure and ndd an
equal amount of wator, tho lemon
Julco and sugar. The sugar and wator,
if boiled to a sirup, will mako a
smoother sherbet. Tho amount of wa
ter should bo allowed when measur
ing. Freozo as usual.
A pretty novelty Is crystallized
grapes. Select firm, largo grapes In
perfect bunches; wash carefully and
dip In whlto of egg, then In pulverized
sugar. Arrango on a platter on a bed
of grapo leaves.
For grapo Jelly tho grapes should be
underripe Proparo thom ns for grape
Julco, then add tho sugar to tho juice
and cook until It thickens in a cold
diBh, when a teaspoonful Is tried.
St. Paul's Cathedral. London, cost
Spenklng of tho 131-pound catfish
caught In tho Missouri river, if a thl-g
is valueless tho supply Is always am
Plo. A "tinker's dam" Is a wall of dough
or of soft clay, raised around n spot
which a plumbor, In repnlring, desires
to flood with solder. Tho material of
this dam can bo used only onco. and
Is thrown away aftor this very tempo
rary period of usefulness. Honco the
Tell How She Was Saecli
by Taking Lydia E. Pink
Louisville try 44 1 thlnklf morosuf
faring women would tako Lydia E.
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would enjoy better
health. I suffered
from a femalo trou-
Iblo, and the doctor
dcaided I had a
and would havo to
bo operated unon.
but I refused ns I do
not: hplfnVA In nnnra.
lions. I had fain tin a snnlta Mnntnrl
nnd could hardly Btand tho pain in my
left side. My husband Insisted that I
try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound, and I nm so thankful I did,
for I am now a well woman. I sleep
better, do all my housework and take
long walks. I never fail to praise Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vcgotablo Compound for
my goodhealth."-Mrs. J. M. Resch,
1900 West Broadway, Louisville, Ky.
Since wo guarantee that all testimo
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not fair to supposo that If Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound has tho
virtue to help theso women it will help
ny other woman who is suffering In a
If you are ill do not drag along until
an operation Is necessary, but at once
tako Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetable
Writo to Lydia E. Plnlclmm
Med Icino Co., (confidential) Lynn.
Mass. Your letter wil be opened,
read and answered by a woman,
and hold in strict confidence.
An Easy Way to Get
Rid of Ugly Pimples
Bathe your face for several min
utes with resinol soap and hot wator.
then apply a littlo resinol ointment
very gently. Lei this
stay on ten minutes,
and wash off with
resinol soap and
moro hot water, fin
ishing with a dash of
cold water to close
tho pores. Do this
once or twice a day,
and you will bo astonished to find how
quickly tho healing resinol medica
tion soothes and cleanses the pores,
romovos pimples and blackheads, and
leaves tho complexion clear and vel
vety. Resinol 'ointment and resinol soap
Btop itching instantly and speedily
heal skin humors, sores, burns, wounds
and chafing. Sold by all druggists.
English Patient Well, doctor, what
fieemo to bo the matter with mo?
Doctor Case of Gorman measles.
Pationt Oh, pshaw! doc, try again.
My family's ono of tho oldest In War
Idlo peoplo spend a good deal of
time In calling up busy men who havo
Going It Too Hard
Wo aro Inclined nowadays to "go
it too hard;" to overwork, worry,
cat and drink too much, and to
neglect our rest and sleop. This
fills tho blood with uric acid. Tho
kidneys weaken and then It's a slego
of backache, dizzy, nervous spoils,
rheumatic pains and distressing
urinary disorders. Don't wait for
worso troubles. Strengthen tho
kidneys. Use Doan's Kidney Pills.
An Iowa Case
S27 S. Second St.,
Washington, Ia says:
"My kidneys w o r o
weak and disordered
and caused my .back
to actio almost con
stantly. I had nerv
ous spoils and head
aches and often got
dizzy. Tho kidney se
cretions were scanty
and tilled with sedi
ment. Donn'a Kidney
Pills proved a bless
ing, giving mo a per
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Prompt Relief Permanent Cure
LIVER PILLS neve
fail. Purely vegeta
ble act surely
but gently on
improve the complexion, brighten the eyes.
SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE.
Genuine must bear Signature
LOSSES SURELY PREVENTED
t Cutler'! Blackleg Pllli. jx.
prlctd. frrih, reliables preferred b
Veitm itoctmen, becus thiy
prefect when ether rtoeUil fall.
Writ for booklrt and tntlmonUlt.
10-dtM BlMklll Pllll f 1.00
tO-fiu pkie. Ulukltf Pllll 4.00
Uia an Injector, but Cultera beit.
The luixrtorl' ct Cutter prodJcts l due to orer IB
fear of per!)ulng In aeclne antf aerumi ealy.
Inilit ea Cutter't. If unobtainable, order direct.
Tke Cutter Laboratory, Berkeley, Cat, U Chieaat. IUr
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