The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899, August 27, 1896, Image 2

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The timid man is alarmed tefore the
danger, the coward during it, and the
brave man after It.
It la the Inevitable end of guilt that
It place it own punishment on
chance which in sure to occur.
The compliments and cermonies of
our breeding should recall, however re
motely, the grandeur of our destiny.
It U an Inevitable law that a man
can not be happy unless he lives for
something higher than bis own happi
ness. There is this remarkable difference
between matter and mind, that he that
doubts the existeue of mind, by doubt
ing proves It.
The true way to gain Influence over
our fellow-men is to have charity to
wards them. A kind act never stops
paying rich dividends.
A young woman in Warren, Pa.,
found a purse containing $800, returned
It to the owner and received a reward
of $ 1,000. She must have been a very
pretty girl.
The advertiser must know his goods,
all about them, and be filled up and
overflowing with the enthusiasm for
them that begets success. The other
thing that he must know is his cus
tomers. The most precious of all possessions
Is power over ourselves power to with
stand trial, to bear suffering, to front
danger; power over pleasure and pain;
power to follow our convictions, how
ever resisted by menace and scorn; the
power of calm reliance In scenes of
darkness and storm.
An advertisement that Is reasonable,
plausible; that reads smoothly, that
starts some place and arrives some
where, one point following another, un
til a definite conclusion Is arrived at,
that la put Into type that folks can aee,
and then printed in a paper that sensi
ble people with money to spend are
likely to read that kind of advertis
ing Is going to get results.
Health is the one Udng needful;
therefore o pains, expense, self-denial,
or restraint to which we submit for
the sake of It Is too great. Whether
It requires us to relinquish lucrative
situations, to abstain from favorite in
dulgences, to control Intemperate pas
sions, or undergo tedious regimens
whatever difficulties It lays us under,
a man who pursues his happiness ra
tionally and resolutely will be content
to submit.
It would be a great advantage to the
farmers and the millers of the United
States If the wheat-flour habit could
be introduced Into Chlnn, Japan and
other countries of the East. While
flour Is the largest Item of export at
present, with the exception of kerosene
oil. It Is used only by foreigners. The
natives stick to rice. The exports of
flour to China, Including the British
colony of Hong Kong, average about
600,000 barrels a year, valued at 12,
000,000. The exports to Japan are
about 75,000 barrels, valued at $200,000.
The effect Is a strange one on some
persons when for the first time they
look at their hands and arms In the
light of the Roentgen rays. Many per
sona have been in the habit of regard
ing a skeleton with something of
terror. They unconsciously associate
it with thoughts of the sheeted dead,
ghosts and the dissecting table. When,
therefore, it Is brought home to them
for the first time that they themselves,
alive and well, carry around with them
skeletons similar in every respect to
the ghastly things they have seen In
pictures and medical colleges, the sen
sation Is somewhat overwhelming.
8om almost faint, while others turn
pals and escape as soon as possible
from the unpleasant truth.
The Ber. Ronard D. Worth, a Bap
tist preacher of New York, has been
granted a divorce In Oklahoma. It
appears bis wife objected to his leaving
horns on Sundays to preach, and even
"spoiled his Sunday coat and filled his
Sunday shoes with water." These are
somewhat novel reasons for divorce,
but they are also novel methods of an
noyance for a woman to employ. It is
evident that Mr. Worth, being a preach
er, was forced to preach, and It Is also
evident that he could not preach with
satisfactory results In a spoiled Sunday
coat and with his shoes full of water.
It la a unique matrimonial complica
tion and Mr. Worth must be commend
ed for hla resolute stand against per
mitting a wet blanket to be thrown
over his religion.
The latest praise of the bicycle cracks
It up as a conservetor of domestic
felicity. Wires and husbands, notably
those who have reached the early for
ties and beyond, hare found a bond
of companionship in the bicycle that Is
as strong as It is oftentimes uncon
scious. The advent of children and the
encroachment of business cares slowly
force a man and wife apart to a greater
or less extent, till, after twenty years
of matrimony. If not Infrequently bap
peas that, without any jar or conscious
sawtrangemeot, the two are spending
cast off their time la separate pursuits.
tt (da breach (ssys a writer In the
I -y XackTtaM Has wheel has allppell
T fr-MtS power. A common
m fCJ C sisoi stsed swings
them together In Interest, their dally
spin !u company make them amuse
ment chart-re, and the silver wedding
anniversary is likely to stretch on to
the gol len one, if they are spared to see
It, with their lives happily welded.
There will be no Invasion of the
f nited States by the products of cheap
Japanese labor during the present gen
eration. There is no question that
Japan Is destined to le one of the great
workshops of the world, but her manu
factured products are not suitable for
the refined taste of the American peo
ple, and aside from his silks and the re
sult of her art Industries she can offer
them very little that they want She
will, however, sooner or later deprive
our cotton mills of the markets they
have been enjoying in Asia. But Great
Britain. Germany and the other con
tinental countries of Europe will suf
fer more severely than we. China,
Korea, India, Australia and the East
Indies will absorb all the merchandise
that Japan can manufacture for the
next quarter of a century, and furnish
her natural market. We will continue
to take her raw and manufactured silk
goods and ber tea. and If our manufac
turers will enter into the trade with
zeal and enterprise they may be able
to furnish a vast amount of the raw
materials which she will need.
Amid all the mutations of the pres
ent time, the coming and going of men.
the appearance and disappea ranee of
fads, the changes of fashions, and the
evolution of all earthly affairs, there In
one passion which remain persistent
and unchanged that strange fascina
tion which draws men to risk unknown
dangers and almost certain death In
their madness to explore the arctic re
gions and if possible find the north pole,
which, when found, will be destitute of
any practical value to the rest of the
world. The annual migration has El
ready begun In the sailing of the yacht
Windward from England for Fran
Josef Land to rescue the Jackson
Hanusworth expedition, which left
England in 1SJH and which has not
been heard from since May, 1S!C. As
at that time the expedition had reached
81 degrees north it Is within the prob
abilities to assume that next June an
other expedition may be dispatched to
rescue the Windward party. -Andree,
the Swedish engineer, will start by bal
loon from the Spltzliergen archliM-lago
next month and expects to reach the
pole In forty-three hours, though he
carries compressed gas sufficient for a
month and four mouths provisions. It
is safe to say If Andree makes bis start
it will not be necessary to send a res
cuing expedition after him. Neither he
nor his balloon will probably ever 1h
heard of again, nor will the world ever
be likely to know what strange sights
these mad air sailors may have seen.
About the same time Andree sets flight
Lieut Peary will start for Cape York
In quest of a big meteorite he found
there last year. As his right, title, and
possession have been challenged by an
other party, who claims this useless
chunk of aerial conglomerate upon the
ground of prior discovery, and who is
also going for It, the only Interest per
taining to this particular business con
cerns the question who will get to the
meteorite first and capture It. The only
remaining arctic navigator this year
is Nansen, but In what part of that
mysterious, awful solitude he Is now
sojourning no one knows. It may be
there is no longer any Nansen, or. If
there be, that the Norwegians may
have to go bunting for hlrn as the Eng
lish are now hunting for Jackson. The
principal value of the arctic regions
seems to be to provide opportunities for
explorers to get lst and for other ex
plorers to go bunting for them. But
still the mad chase for the north pole
goes on, and probably on It will go for
ever. Old Missouri.
Col. J. V.Brower, Minnesota State ge
ographer, has made the sensational dis
covery that the source of the Missouri
River Is not Red Rock Lake, Montann,
as has been stated. Col. B rower baa
explored the whole region of the Upper
Missouri, and now makes public the
result of his discoveries. lie says the
longest upper branch of the Missouri
does not flow through the lower Red
Rock Lake in Montana, but comes from
a hole In the mountains, volcanic in Its
character, at the summit of the Rocky
Mountains, west of Helery's Lake, Ida
ho, and at a point bordering the boun
dary between that State and Montana.
Quit ftsfe.
A hypochooriac friend from the coun
try, who was staying with Father Hea
iy at Bray in the hope of obtaining re
lief from chronic dyspepsia, was one
day taking a walk along the beach
with his host.
"I have derived relief from drinking
a tumbler of salt-water fresh from the
tide," said the Invalid, solemnly. "Do
you think I might take a second?"
Father Healy put on the intent ex
pression which was his "thinking cap."
"WelL" said he, with equal serious
ness, "I don't think a second would be
Beginning to Feel at Hone.
According to the Washington Post,
Congressman Cannon bad a trying ex
perience In learning to ride a bicycle.
When be had been at the work for
some time, a friend asked him bow he
was getting along.
"Oh." said Cannon, "I $ia making
"Is thatVor said his friend.
"Tea," resumed the Congressman,
gravely, "I can spit now, and pretty
soon I expect to be sble to raise my
A Now Find.
A discovery of platinum is reported
to hare been made near Cordobolln,
New South Wales. Some 1,300 ounce
of the metal had ben obtained by ln
advices, containing 78 per cent of plat
THE "CRIME" OF 1873.
Roawell G. Horr Explains Why Sil
ver Was Wopped.
In reply to a reader of the New York
Tribune Ruswell O. Hoar says:
Silver was not demonetized In 1873.
Te demonetize silver would be to pass
a law which should prevent the use of
silver as money. That is what the
word "demonetize" means. The law of
1873 did not stop the use of silver as
moay. It simply stopped the use of
the silver dollar as the measure of val
ue, and stopped the free coinage of sil
ver for the benefit of silver owners. I
know that it Is generally called demon
etization of silver, but It Is nothing of
the kind, because since the passage of
that law more than four times as much
silver ha been used In the Culled
StaU as money yes, about five time
as much as had been coined and used
In this country during Its entire exist
ence previous to 1873.
Hence the real question which tills
correspondent should have asked Is
this: Why was the silver dollar drop
ped as one of the measure of value lu
the law of 1873, and why was the free
colniige of silver stopped at that time?
That is an important question and a
fair one. I answer, the only way to
find out the reason for the passage of
such law is to examine the reasons giv
en by the persons who recommended
the law, and those who advised and
voted for Its passage. The bill which
resulted In placing this nation uism a
single gold standard was under discus
sion lu Congress for nearly three years
before It passed. It was examined with
great care by the committees of the
House and Senate, and was discus-wed
from time to time, and fully discussed,
on the floor of the House and the floor
Of the Senate.
The passage of the bill was first rec
ommended by the officers of the United
States mints. They pointed out as the
reason why such a bill should be passed
what they asserted to be the exact
facts. They stated that the hlstorv of
the money of the world proved conclu
sively that the business of no country
could be done for any length of time
with a double stand.-ird. that the differ
ence In the price of thp jvo metals In
the markets of the world would always
result In driving the coins made from
the dearer metal out o' circulation, and
always ended In such s count ry doing
Its business with the cheaper metal
only. They further stated that since In
practice only one metal could be per
manently used as the measure of value,
they considered gold to be the better
metnl of the civilized world, and conse
quently the better metal to be adopted
for standard money by the people of
the United States.
The people who believe In the gold
standard have been stating and repeat
ing the reason over and over again
thousands and thousands of times dur
ing the last fifteen years. I will state
It once more. Every nation which has
stopped the use of silver as the stand
ard money of Its people has done so
because the financiers of that country
believe that gold Is the better metal
for the measure of values and for use
In the great transactions of the world;
and because those financiers believe
that It Is impossible to give free coin
age to both metsls, and keep them
circulating side by side as currency In
a country except by a mutual agree
ment and arrangement with the great
nations of the world. They believe
that no one nation can do business
with a double standard and keep the
coinage value and the market value of
the two metals the same. At the time
or the passage of the law of 1873, the
f iver dollar was worth more than the
ld dollar here in the United States.
The law of J 777! had its origin not In
tl.e fact that sliver was then cheap, be
cue It was not cheap. It bad its
t'igta In the fact that the men who
slvocated the passage of that bill be
Keved that silver was more apt to
fluctuate In the markets of the world
'an gold and they considered gold
j better metal for standard money
ind especially the money which should
measure the values of the world. The
people of the whole civilized world
bare given that Identical reason so far
as I know. In every nation In which
the gold standard has leen adopted.
Having carefully read every word of
the reports and debates previous to the
passage of the law of 1873, I state that
such wa the -en son given by all tbe
advocates of that bill, snd, so fsr as I
know, no other reasons were mention
ed. Tbe fsct that silver has become
so much cheaper than It was formerly
has frequently been urged as a reason
why we should not attempt the free
coinage of It upon tbe old ratio, and
as no doubt had great influence upon
the minds of legislators In countries
which have more recently adopted the
gold standard.
England, Germany and the I'nlted
States were the three nations which
first adopted the single gold standard.
They all of them gave precisely the
same reasons for tbe course they pur
sued. Not one among them said at
that time that it was because silver
was cheap, because It was not cheap.
It was dear. They all asserted that
silver, being much more abundant than
gold, was much more liable to fluctu
ate In price than gold, and that It was
not so well fitted for the large trans
actions of the world as was gold.
During the debates In those three
nations, so far as I can learn, no one
ever intimated that it wa. possible to
keep the market value of the two metals
at a fixed ratio simply by coining them
ujsin that fixed ratio. Indeed, the at
tempt to use the double standard was
abandoned by each of those nations,
because the history of the world had
shown that no single nation could con
trol the market price by coinage laws.
I'nderstand this one point. No nation
has ever yet been able for any length
of time to keep the two metals In clr-
I culatlon side by side as money and give
free coinage to both. When there Is a
difference In the commercial value of
the metal in a gold dollar and a silver
dollar, with free coinage given to both
metals In any nation, such nation will
do Its business with the cheaper metal
and the more valuable coins will not
circulate as money, but win be bought
and sold as a commodity. There Is no
escape from that law. Hence, without
an International agreement and com
bined action, no one nation can possi
bly use the double standard. An ef
fort to do so must end lu the use of the
cheaper metal only, arid that Is mono
metallism, pure and simple.
American Dollars in Mexico,
A man tuny get a meal, and when be
puts down nn American dollar lu tray
unent will get back as change a Mexi
can dollar, which contains six grains
more silver than our own. He gets a
demonstration of the fact that It Is the
credit of our Government which keeps
the silver dollar afloat at 47 cents more
than Its Intrinsic value. Just as It keeps
Its paper notos, which have no Intrinsic
valiw at all, at an equality with a gold
dollar. "Free, unlimited and Indcpesd
ent coinage at 16 to I" would mean dol
lars worth even less than Mexican sil
ver dollars.
Plenty of BlmetnilUm Now,
We have bimetallism In the Uulted
States In every sense of the term. If
tbe gold man wants gold, he can get It
If the silver man wants silver at 16 to
1, he can get It. Based on these two
metals and redeemable lu them, or like
them, In the products of the world (the
final redeemer of all moneys), we have
the greenback, the treasury note and
the national bank note, so that if the
citizen prefers paper to either gold or
silver it is within his reach.
To Wane Karnera,
Are you a wage earner? Vote for free
coinage and you vote to reduce your
wages 60 per cent, until you can, by
striking or threatening to strike, get
back a part of the reduced purchasing
power of tbe dollars In which your
wages are paid.
Vote with Your Kjrea Open.
Have you a bank account of 200 or
$300? Vote for free coinage and you
vote to withdraw only half the value
of your deposits. This conclusion la as
certain as Is the fact that 50-cent dol
lars will buy only half as much as 100
ceut dollars.
Never Mind the Working-man.
Suppose It to be true that free coinage
will double the price of wheat and other
food products, where does the working
man come In, with double prices for his
bread, meat and tbe like and the same
old wage?
TSHhIi aa Daala Inrt
m raa i r
A. Little Oratory Mailt Over tb
Apoatle'a Tomb.
In the deep Mauiertlne prison, lie
hind the Tabulary of tbe Forum. It was
customary to put to death only political
mlsdoera, and their bodies were then ,
thrown down the Gcmoulan steps.
"Vlxeruut," said Cicero, grimly, when
Catiline and his fellow conspirators lay
there dead: and jierhaps the sword that
was to full uin his own neck was even
then forged. The prison is still Intact.
The IiIikhI of Ca Inline, of Vercingetorix,
and of Sejanus is on the rocky floor.
Men say that St. Peter was Imprisoned
here. But Is-cause he was not of high
degree Neru's executioners led him out
and across the Forum and over the
Subllclan bridge up to the heights of
JaiiicuIuH. He was then very old and
weak, so that be could not carry his
cross, as condemned men were made to
do. When they bad climbed more than
half-way up the height, seeing that he
could not walk much farther, they cru
cified him. He said that he was not
worthy to suffer as the mt had suffer
ed, and Is-gged theiu to plant bis cross
with the head downward In the deep
yellow sand. The executioners did so.
The Christians who had followed were
not many, and they stood apart, weep
ing. When he was dead, after much tor
ment, and the sentinel soldier bad gone
away, they took the holy body, and car
ried It along the bllWde, and buried It
at night close against the long wall of
Nero's circus, on the north side, near
the place where they buried tbe mar
tyrs killed dally by Nero's wild beasts
and In other cruel ways. They marked
the spot, and went there ofteu to pray.
After that, within two years, Nero
fell and perished miserably, s-arcely
able to take bin own life lu order to
escape being Iwaten to death lu the
Forum. In little more than a year
there were four emeprors In Borne.
GuJlm, Otho, and Vltellius followed one
another quickly; then came Viwpnslan,
and then Titus, with his wars In Pales
tine, and then llomltlnn. At lust, nearly
thirty years after the apostle bad died
on the Janiculus, there was a bishop
called Ana rictus, who had lecu ordain
ed priest by St. Peter himself.
The times being quieter then, this
Anacletus built a little oratory, a very
small clutpel. lu which three or four
persons could kneel and pray over the
grave. And that was the beginning of
St. Peter's Church. But Anacletus died
a martyr, too, and the bishops after him
all perished In the same way up to Eu
lychlnnus, whose name means some
thing like the fortunate one" In bar
barous Creek-Latin, und who was In
deed fortunate, for he died a natural
death. But In the meantime certain
Greeks hud tried to steal the holy body,
ro that the Roman Christians carried it
away for nineteen mouths to the cata
combs of St. .Sebastian, ufter which
they brought It lank again and laid It
lu Its place. Anil again after that,
when the new circus was built by Kla
gabalusrthey took If once more to the
same catacombs, where It remained In
safety for a long time.
Now came Constantlue, In love with
religion and Inclined to think Chris
tianity Is'st, and made a famoim edict
in Milan. And It Is said that he laid
the deep foundations of the old church
of St. Peter's, which afterward stool
more than eleven hundred years. He
built It over the little oratory of Ana
cletus, whose cbnpel stood where the
nalnt's Isxly bad lain, under the nearest
left-hand pillar of the canopy that cov
ers the high altar as you go up from the
door. Constantlne's church whs found
on the Mouth side, within the lines of
Nf ro's circus, outside of It on the north
side, and parallel with Its length. Most
churches are built with the apse to the
(ast, but Constantino's, like tbe present
Imsillca, looked west, liecause from
time Immemorial the Bishop of Rome,
when consecrating, stood on the fart he:
side of the altar from the people, facing over It. And the church was con
secrated by Poie Sylvester I., In the
year 326. Century.
The Hhah's L brary.
In the palace of the Shah of Persia
at Teheran Is a room hung with Colw
lln tapestry, and next to It the library,
filled with priceless manuscripts. Of
all tiie callgrnphers Mir seems to be the
most famous, and his writing Is valued
at two tu marls a line. At this rate I h
manuscripts by him In the Shah's pos
session must be worth hundreds of
thousands of Huuds! Tbe ar
mory of the palace Is small
and Inferior to many European
collections. The crown Jewels are
worth many millions. Among them In
the sister-diamond to the Kohlnoor
(Mountain of Light). It Is a huge dia
mond an Inch and a half long and an
Inch broad, but not very bright, and
could lie pardonably mistaken for glass.
It dates from 3000 B. C, and Is called
the Darya-I-Nur or Sen of Light.
An Ancient Liturgy.
Antiquarians will feel a lively Inter
mt in a work altout to appear In En
gland. It is a reprint of the missal con
taining the first written liturgy ever
brought to England, and probably the
first published anywhere. Rome time
ago Martin Rule discovered In the li
brary of the Corpus Christ) College,
Cambridge, the missal brought by Ht
Augustine to England, with annota
tions by Pope Gregory the Great. Mr.
Rule Is reprinting this with annota
tions. A Copper Hello.
Joseph Ijing. of Hekorrn. Columbia
County, Wisconsin, has a coper spear
head six Inches long and about one Inch
wide that he found on his farm. The
shank end, Instead of being pointed to
go Into a handle, was bout around so as
to form a socket for the shaft.
There was a time when children were
seen, and appreciated for their mod
esty, but now they are heard In poor
piano solos snd recitations.
Trick of a Pmart Yankee Captain to
Kinds a Uoalile Fleet.
An interesting relic lu the Charles
town navy yard mueum Is an umbrel
la, which was used by the Constitution
In making her cjciie from the Britls'i
fleet in July, isli This Is all that is
told by the card attached to it. an I the
umbrella is a complete puzzle to nearly
every one who visits the museum. In
the first place it is utterly unlike any
umbrella any one ever saw Is-foiv, aud.
In the second, not one jhtsoii lu a hun
dred Is alV to figure out how the Con
stitution made uw of It In making her
escape from the British vessels. It is
exactly like the umbrella frame in gen
eral shape, but the stick Is alsut ten
feet long, with a heavy Iron ring at
each end. and Is shout three inches In
diameter. The frame slides up and
down on It, Just like the frame of an
ordinary umbrella, aud is made of stout
Iron Uirs. Some people think that It
may have lieen set u;t on the deck to
give the officer a little shade on a hot
day, but they cannot see how this help
ed in the scrape. The purp"'' f"Z
which It was Intended nml used was for
a sea anchor, and Its story Is as fol
lows: On the 18th of July, 1812, the Consti
tution, then cruising under the com
mand of that famous old tighter. Isaac
Hull, was surrounded by Brooke's
squadron of five vessels. Before they
could close lu on him, however, it fell
calm, and Capt. Hull at once made
use of the umbrella, of which there
were two alsmrd. A cable was lx-nt to
one of the umbrellas at what would
l the handle In one of the ordinary
kind, and the umbrella was folded up
and taken out by a Ismt to a cable's
length ahead of the vessel. It was then
thrown overlsmrd, and as soon as the
crew began to haul In on the windlass
It, of course, spread out. giving a drag
by which the vessel could be warped
ahead. While the vessel was warping
up to this one, the other one was taken
out, und before the British bad dis
covered what Hull was doing, he luiil
gotten outside of the circle with which
they had surroiimh-d him. They im
mediately Ix-gau to pursue the same
tactics, but he ran two twenty-four
pound gmis out of his cabin windows,
and kept them from getting any when?
near him, as, whenever one of the ImiuIs
carrying out a drag, came up astern of
him, he would fire with one of the
"Iong Toms." and in this way kept
the ships from closing In. This was
kept up for two days, and on the even
ing of the second day came up a squall.
Hull carried sail through it. gaining
such an advantage over the English
men tliat he was able to elude them
In the night, and was out of sight the
next morning. Thus, but for the un-i-outh-liHiklug
umbrella at the navy
yard, the Constitution would probacy
have Is-en captured or sunk, and some
of the fairest pages In our naval his
tory would have remained unwritten.
Boston Transcript. '
Kind Act Was Rewarded.
CoL F. W. Sax ton. of Oakland. Cal..
Is at the Arlington. "A little Incident
tliat came to my notice Just before I
left home," he siild. "impressed nie that
there Is never any use for n man to
act otherwise than as a gentleman,
and that It Is often a financial gain to
do so.
"One of San Francisco's capitalists Is
Joseph Boardman. It 1s said that he Is
a millionaire, but to look tit him you
would not think It. Vou could hardly
say that he drcss s shabbily, but he
conn's very close to It, anil appears
to a stranger to be some kindly old
gentleman whom fortune ha never
cared to smile upon. Mr. Bonrdman's
house Is over tu Oakland, but his office
Is In San Francisco, and each morning
he makes the trip over on the ferry.
"The other morning he started for the
boat, and In his haste he forgot to trans
fer bis pockettsiok to his clothes. Of
course, he did not discover this until he
had reached the wharf. There was no
one In the crowd that he knew or that
knew hi m. He searched every iiooket
In vulu. A young man standing near
by witnessed the confusion of the old
gentleman, and, walking up to him,
thrust a coin Into his hand and moved
Iwick into the crowd.
"Thp young man doubtless supposed
that he hod done an act of kindness to
a needy one, and he hastened away, In
order to moke It less embarrassing for
his beneficiary. He bad no opportunity
to get far, however, before Mr. Board
man caught him and made him divulge
his name and address. The next day
the young man was the recipient of a
snug check drawn by the millionaire,
and mailng him richer by $100 than he
was the day liefore." Washington
Rubber Sails.
A proposition Im at present In the wind
to make the sails of ships of ruttber in
stead of canvas. It Is supposed tliat If
roped strongly along foot, uff and
leach, the result will be superior to the
canvas sails. Surely, however,, a sud
den Increase of wind power would ex
pand the sail too much and cause some
difficulty In governing the course of the
boat. Paper pulp Is again suggested as
iH-ing an adequate substitute for can
vas. When pressed into sheets and
stitched together It would make a light
and effective sail.
A I r ate.
Mrs. Peck What do you sit there
reading for, when I am trying to think
of a word? Shduld I say "disillu
sioned" or "disillusionized?"
Mr. N. Pock 1 duuno. Just say "mar
ried," and let It go at that-8an Fran
cisco Argus.
Love Will find a War.
Harold Colfstocklng-And you will
reslly lie my own darling wife?
Betty Bloomers Yes, Harry-end-steer
a little mite closer-now I'll boM
the handle bar of tour bike so that jra
oan kiss me. Exchange.