Harrison press-journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1899-1905, June 30, 1904, Image 5

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    Opinions off
Great Papers on Important Subjects.
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:gjffivention
Ike Methodists mmd Amusements.
kill.-
- u wuai amusements may be
I Iperinltted to tie members of tie Metoo4it Epis
I I copal Church is one that has caused more dU-
lltlluLtn In . . V. i I . ...
v u- in ruunu tirvm man possibly any oth
er. 'Times change, and men's manners and
customs change with them.- Is an old and a
true proverb. It Is also true that this change
in manuera and customs and the Inevitable change as to
bow they are viewed Is as active In the churches as any
where else. It Is to this steady shlfrrtfg of Ideals and
iplnloua that the question remain perennial with the
liethodlsta.
In the early Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal
Church In America, the whole matter was dismissed lu a
prohibition to members against "taking such diversions
Is caunot be used In the name of the Ixird Jesus." Hut
llong In the decwdes about the middle of the last century
the Inevitable broadening of Ideas due to the rapid Increase
In population, the chain: from solitary rural life to the
hurry and bustle of tin- city oil were liberalizing ten
Icncies. Imperially In the cities, Methodists In g.sxl stand
!ng Indulged In amusements, etc., which were looked upon
tlth horror by the more conservative, and hence more
triet members In the country, especially the elder genera
tion. Hut the liberals argued that they were well within
the prohibition of the Discipline, and that there was no loss
f true religion to themselves.
It became evident that the clause III the Discipline
Deeded amendment; that the church must authoritatively
peelfy what things could not be permitted to the Meth
dist laity. The change was made by the General Coti
ference of 172. The paragraph which has sbod since then
leais with conduct, and expressly forbids among other
tilings, "the buying, selling or using Intoxicating liquors
s a Is-verage," and "dancing, playing at games of chance.
(tending (heaters, horse races. H reuses, dancing parties
r patronizing dancing schools, or taking such other amuse
ments as are obviously of misleading or iuestioiiable moral
tendency," etc.
Hut this did not end the controversy. In very many
Churches. thi regulation has become a dead letter. Meth
odist members attend theaters, visit circuses, send their
children to darning schools and play card games In their
homes: and they do not feel that they thereby commit any
lin. That is to say. they do not admit that the church
has a right to prohibit any line of conduct that Is not sin
ful; and feeling that these things are not. they Ignore the
precept The matter was all threshed over again at the
Tecent ticneral Conference in Dps Angeles. Toledo Itlade.
BE
m
The- Question of the Battleship.
KRKTOFuRK, when the public spoke of bat
tleships, the breath was bated and there was
i gleam In the eye that boded the kindling of
destructive pride. Some spirited souls even
went so fur as to lift the hat when one of our
navy's ornaments was mimed, but something
has happened. It has become dangerons to
refer to America as sailing the sens like a battleship. We
bate to think of the ship of state as armored and carrying
12 Inch guns. Wp cannot even remember that famous line,
"She seems to feel the thrill of life along her keel,"
without sympathetic shudders.
The reason Is as follows. Cesarevltch, 13,110 tons, dis
abled by torpedo and beached, Feb. 8, at Port Arthur;
Retvizun. 12.7ml tons, disabled by torpedo and benched at
I'ort Arthur, Feb. K; Poltava. 10,900 tons, disabled at Port
Arthur; Sevastapol, lO.'.HI tons, disabled Feb. 9; Pobleda.
12.074 tons, damagcr by mine at Port Arthur, April 13;
Petropavlovsk. ln.'JUO tons, blown up by mine at Port
Arthur, April 13. Six first-class battleships, four of them
indoubtedly destroyed by submarine engines of warfare,
lot to speak of the dangers within the ship Itself, as we
Have learned In the cases of the Missouri and the Iowa.
It Is told that the unfortunate Admiral Makaroft dls
tpproved of battleships on the ancient ground of "all your
ggj In one basket." The admiral Is dead and a battleship
olds his body, a battleship which sank within two mlii
otes after a submarine was exploded under It. There are
iihers along the shnre of the bay at Port Arthur, all for
mer prides of the Russian taivy, pointed at by the experts
f otbr nations as perils to peace and warnings for war,
now squatting drunkenly In the mud, their huge guns
raking the affrighted stars. Tbey have felt a shudder
along tbelr keels, and their glory ha dwindled like a leak
ing balloon.
The American people are prone to ask question! when
things happen. Something has happened. The colored
pictures of our nary are singularly uninspiring just at
present, and we desire to know why. If we cannot find out
why, we, at least, wish to be sura that something was
really wrong. So there Is the question In the air. How
much is a $0,000,000 battleship worth? If a Japanese cor
poral's guard (or the naval equivalent of the tssiy) can
take a row boat, a cap pistol, and a torpedo and sink bat
tleships, we desire to be allowed to bok on, and possibly
make a small bet on our own prospects. Further, some
would like to know Just bow we are going to keep the upper
hand If our battleships won't battle against the enemy's
torpedoes. We are in a state of doubt. San Francisco
Argonaut.
Chinese Exclusion. -
T Is expected that the new treaty regulating
the admission of Chinese into the United States,
now in preparation, will permit certain China
men, not of the coolb. hiss, who are now ex
cluded, to enter the co ry. Under the exist
ing exclusion law, Chinese laborers are pro
hibited from coming to or remaining in the
United States. Registered Chinese laborers may leave the
country and return to it, under certain conditions, and
Chinese otticUls, teachers, students, merchants and travel
ers may come Into the country when properly certified.
The law has been strictly construed by the Attorney-den-oral,
who ruled that not all Chinese persons might enter
the country who were not specifically forbidden, but that
only those who are entitled to enter who are expressly
permitted to do so. The ruling excluded traders, salesine.f,
buyers, lMsjkkoepers, accountants, malingers, storekeepers,
Interpreters, physicians and agents. Persons falling within
these designations are not manual laborers, against whom
the exclusion law was particularly directed.
The classes excluded by the rulings are numerous, and
the new treaty may provide for the admission of some of
them. Our expanding trade with the Fust would doubtless
be stimulated by a more hospitable treatment of what may
be termed the Chinese mercantile and professional element.
A discreet extension of the privilege of entry could be per
mitted. It Is believed, without Injuriously affecting the wages
of labor. It is understood that the contemplated regula
tions apply to the admission of Chinese of the higher class
es and that there is no Intention to admit coolies.
Whether provisions shall be made for use of Chinese
laborers In the construction of the Panama ('anal Is under
consideration, and the more extended use of Chinese labor
In the Philippines Is urged by certain Interests concerned In
the development of the possessions. Philadelphia Ledger.
mm.
The Price of Tame.
illKN one considers how much t lie neonle love
Alto be humbugged, it Is surprising that there
ff I 'ire not more people engaged professionally In
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I IH7 lfU.tllirnn. I 111.111 n 11JJ 11 V fl J OlIlliailL 1MIIMI
may make a brilliant address before a brilliant
audience, and there the brilliancy stops; but
a man with a mind alwut the size of
a shriveled walnut, may talk n lot of nonsense to an au
dience of no or of average or unusual Intelligence, and
immediately be becomes famous. An educator in a recent
religious meeting told a fairly Intelligent audience thut
dancing was the closest approach to Paradise, and to-day
his name and theory Is known from Maine to California. A
University of Chicago professor tells wherein Rockefeller
is superior to Shakspeare, and while the oil magnate mod
estly protests, the professor's mall Is overwhelmed with re
quests for photographs and locks of his hair. A Harvard
professor, who teaches Slavic literature, and who is a
native of Russia, expresses the hope that his fatherland
will be defeated In the Eastern war, and he gets half a
column of attention, where his sensible utterances hud
never won him more than very moderate attention. And
so, If a man must simply be foolish to become famous, is
it any wonder that almost everybody to-day Is famous:
Haltlmore Herald.
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SOLDIERS Of THE CZAR.
The uniform of the Russian soldier
Is the simplest uniform In Kurope. In
winter a sheepskin coat goes on be
neath the gray one. In summer, or
lurlug campaigns in hot climates, the
Russians, like the Japanese, fight In
white dress. To critics who say that
this renders them ueedlessly conspicu
ous, they reply that It Is better than
khaki; for a limn dressed In earth col
or Imagines himself Invisible, and be
haves accordingly. He Kcrs shot,
whereas the man who knows he can
be seen keps under C(y-r and comes
off with a whole skin. C writer in the
Kostiin Transcript deserllies the sol
diers of the Czar as follows:
The Russian campaigner marches
somewhat heavily laden. He has his
kit-bag with clothing siting over one
shoulder, his haversack with two days'
ration of bread and salt slung over
tt.e other, his greatcoat strapped under
one arm. Including his water liottlo.
nn and ammunition, a section of tent
til (he uniform he stnnds In, lie car
ries something- over sixty-six pounds.
The advantage which offsets the bur
den Is that at n pinch the Russian
foot-soldier Is practically independent
of a baggage train. lie can transport
his modest necessities upon bis own
back.
The Russian cavalryman rides so
Widen with cornsacks and blankets
ud greatcoats and wallets and saddle
bags and things that he puts one In
odud of the much Incumbered White
Knight In "Alice In Wonderland." AI
'ogether his Impedimenta weigh 110
unds. . Fortunately what would op
tress another soldier Is no burden to
lie Russian. He Is sturdlness Itself.
u!a n soldiers Imve been known to
onrcb thirty miles without rest, and
en go directly Into an engagement.
Heverlty Is accounted the prlurn fae
v of Russian military discipline. Hut
something better than severity goes to
make soldiers of Russian peasants,
and that something Is a powerful spir
it of camaraderie. A high Russian
officer does not hesitate to Joke with
his men.
When the commanding officer meets
his troops for the first time In the
morning, he calls out cordially, "(JismI
morning!" The men reply with a pe
culiar, long, rattling shout, "Your
good health, your excellency!"
When a maneuver Is executed to
the commander's satisfaction, he
shouts congratulations to the men, and
they respond all together, "We ure
glad you like It."
IS THE 8UN HOT OR COLD?
Hun and a Hot Htove Have the Hume
Kind of Knerny.
So far us 1 know, no reasons at all
for doubting the high temperature of
the central body of the solar system
have ever been found. There are lu
general three distinct ways In which
heat can be transferred from one body
to another conduction, convection and
radiation. The first two are depend
ent upon the presence of matter, the
hitler will take place across a perfect
vacuum. We may receive heat from
a stove by till three methods. If wo
place our hands upon It we receive
heat by conduction; If wt hold them
above It they lire wnrme.l by conven
tion, the heat being brought to them
by tlie rising current of hot, air. If
now we stand In front of the stove we
will feel Its warmth, the sensation In
thla case being produced by the heat
waves which It emits. These wave
are similar to the electric waves used
In wireless telegraphy, differing from
them only In their length. They bear
the same relation to them which the
ripples on a mill pond bear to the
Atlantic rollers. With the lntru
incuts at our disposal at the present
time we can measure the length of
these waves as accurately as we can
measure the length of a Uibls with a
foot rule, and we can prove that they
will pass through a vuciiuni, a plate
of glass or a tank full of liquid air,
without losing their ability to warm
our hands. We find, however, th.it if
we puss this radiant heat through cer
tain substances, water vapor, for ex
ample. Its Intensity Is diminished, ow
ing to the fact that some of the waves
have been absorbed. It Is possible to
determine the exact length of the
waves of heat which have been re
moved by absorption In the vapor, and
If we test the radiation which comes to
us from the sun we find that waves
of this same length are absent, the
water vapor In the earth's atmosphere
having refused to transmit them. This
fact, taken alone, Is pretty good evi
dence that the sun and the hot stove
are pouring out the same kind of en
'rgy. Harper's Weekly.
Wanted a Demonstration.
"John," said Mrs. Maaopeaep, com
ing out on the back porch, where her
husband sat tilted back In his chair,
his feet oil the railing, "didn't I hear
you tell the minister when he was hero
that you were deeply Interested In terns
pern nee movements?"
"Yes," Mr. Makepeace replied, rath
er stiffly. "I wild so, and you know
that I am."
"Well," said Mrs. Makepeace, "sup
pose you go and make a few of them
on the pump-handle. I want a pall
of water."
What Made Him Ask.
Paying Teller What Is your name
anyway?
Indignant Presenter of Check Don't
you seo my signature?
Paying Tidier Yes. That's what
aroused my curiosity. Rulliinoru
American.
Dully (Julde to Table Manners.
Never kick on the food except on thti
cook's day out. iHhorwIso you might
lose her. It doemi't matter about youi
wife. She'll stay. Baltimore Auierl'
cau.
From so account of large fungi
imnd In Fmuce In JS2, It appears
hat lycoperdons twenty to twenty
our Inches In circumference were not
Incommon. Three were much larger
nen than this, and one from Imfra
tllle Is reiorted by M. Maurice Touze
o have been twenty six inches high
ind nearly eight feet around, the
reight being twenty-two pounds.
The climate summary of the IMtish
Cmpire for 1902 presents some inter
esting facts. The highest mean an
nul temperature was 83.2 degrees at
Madras, the lowest being 37.6 degrees
it Winnipeg; the greatest mean dally
unge wan 25.5 degrees at Coolgardle
AVest Australia I, and the least was
1.6 degrees at Hongkong. The hlgh
ist shade temperature was 111.4 de
frees at Adelaide in February, and
he lowest was 30.1 degrees below zero
tt Winnipeg In January. '-The highest
emperature In the sun was 177 de
frees at Trinidad. Colombo hud 117
nches of rain, and Coolgardie only
14.7.
It Is said that Creat Rritaln Is now
indeuvoring to overtake France In the
levelopment of the submarine brunch
if her navy. The admiralty has de
rided upon a submersible torpedo
lout, which can travel for long (Us
ances on the surface at a high speed,
,nd can, at need, dive en! 'rely below
n about six seconds, and can reach,
f desired, a depth of 1MI feet. These
(oats are to be of U"0 tons displace
ment. The French are about to eon
itruct two new submarines, each of
Im) tons displacement. During the
iresent year the French navy will have
to submarine boats in commission, and
Ureat Hrltiiiu expects within a short
:ime to complete nineteen.
A discussion Is now going on of the
Disability of teaching hildrcn to
lse both hands equally. In some art
icbools ambidexterity is taught os far
is possible, but William llawley .Smith
piestlons the value of such teaching,
mil says that In most cases "we shall
Tail to secure real skill with either
land if we strive to train both to do
he same work." He thinks It wiser
:o follow nature's lead In this resp'i t.
r. D. A. Cockcrell suggests that there
s an advantage in specialization with
lie hands. He himself, while "right
landed." always draws with his left
land, having done so from earliest
iilldhood. The question Is also raised
ivhether the extra muscular activity
lei'essary to train two hands Instead
)f one Involves a similar increase In
aiental activity.
In his presidential address at the
American Association meeting In St.
Louis Prof. Ira Retnsen discussed,
tmong other things, the question of
:he artificial production of foodstuffs
by chemical processes. Notwithstand
ng the brilliant pictures of the future
:hat hud been based on the recent ad
vances of chemistry In this direction,
t'rof. Retnsen did not think that the
:eal outlook Is promising. The great
st advance has been with regard to
Uigurs; but, said the speaker, "the
'.ask of building up a sugar from the
aw material furnished by nature, that
s to say, from carbonic acid and
s-ater, presents such difficulties that
It may be said to be practically lmpos
dble." As to the other chief constltu
nts of foodstuffs, "there Is not a sug
?itlon of the possibility of making
itarch artificially, and the same is true
f the protelds."
eovite he found on the field, more often
than otherwise paid friendly attention
to theui, and among the officers this
generosit.' sometimes went so far that
they took tetter care of the enemy's
wounded than they did of their own.
Trusting their officers implicitly, a
command from them means to the sol
diers that they obey without question.
They are as stubborn as ttiey are pa
j tieut, and never Imagine that anything
is impossible. Asked if they think that
they can take a position, they alwsy
I answer: "We don't know, but we can
i try;" and under the most harassing
conditions they alwajs maintain that
steadiness which has been their prom
inent characteristics as soldiers for ten
centuries.
This is why they have never bad a
serious panic in the army. Napoleon
gave testimony to their stubbornness
and their steady behavior. The Turks
found In them the same qualities that
the French did. two generations before,
and It is reasonable to believe that
these great factors of effectiveness will
be. If anything, more valuable now
than ever.
THE RUSSIAN SOLDIER.
le Is Brave, Uncomplaining, obedient
and Bymnulhetic, r-. .
Writing of the Russian soldiers,
Trunk D. Mlllett, former war eorre
lKiiideiit of the Imdon Times, says:
! have marched with them In the heat
ind dust of the waterless region of the
Hobrudschu; have wallowed with them
In the mud for weeks during the disas
trous campnlgn on the Limi; have suf
fered with them in the, depressing days
ifter the Plevna defeats; have slept
with them In the trenches during the
lull siege of that stronghold; have
d aded through the snow and blvouack
id with tliem through the long white.
arnpalgn; and finally have rejoiced
nith them when tho treaty of peaco
was signed at San Stefnno and 1
Viiow what rare and unsuspected qual
ities these simple peasants develop
when the exigencies of active service
lemand of them that they should be
aien.
The first popular reproach against
:he Russian Is that he Is cruel nnd Im
placable as an enemy. The catch
jihraso, "Scratch a Russian and you
hill find a Tartar,"' while true In a
fertaln way, is by no means deserip
Ye of his nature. He Is perhaps some
what Indifferent to what we should
tall suffering; but he Is as Indifferent
So his own woes its he Is to those of
nhers.
What we should call hardships are
lo him familiar and not trying experl
Inces. IIli! notable lack of Imagination
;eep hlni from ready sympathy; but
Ids heart Is ns tender as a child's, and
In' his ordinary capacity as a soldier
lo Is In as little danger of committing
utroclHos ns any man In the world.
. In the entire Turko-Rnssian cam
paign not a single case of unwarranted
bloodshed came to my notice, except
lu the Instances where the Circassian
Cossacks became blood-mad In certain
1,'lds and slaughtered right and left,
s indeed even our own soldlurs have
done. Fur from treating the wounded
Turks with Indifference nnd cruelty,
Ihe Russian soldiers, even while they
me m tiered the fact that the Ottoman
fonernlly killed every wounded Mus-
THOSE ATHLETIC WOMEN.
Muscular Members of the Rex In New
York to Be Well Provided For.
Strenuous Indeed Is the modern
woman. She has added alsjut a foot
to her height, if the illustrators are to
be trusted; she "goes in" for outdcsir
exercise In large quantities, wears
man's shoes and has her own man's
outfit, without having to borrow her
brother's collars and ties. He does
not lsirrow hers because they are too
big for him. She must have room to
exercise In. when she cannot tramp
the roads and the golf links, or row
or paddle or ride or shoot; and so she,
with some friends, lias started a wom
an's athletic club.
It was only a few weeks ago that
the club was started. Very soon it
will be incorporated as the York Club,
and in no long time it will own a club
house. It has already bought a site
for Its house not on any side street,
nilnd you, but on Madison avenue;
and It is going to erect a six-story
building, with gymnasium, running
track, bowling alleys, squash courts,
batns, all of the latest nnd best styles.
Every man's club In the city, with
one exception, has had to grow from
small beginnings; but the York Club,
like Adam though it will be an Adam
less Eden Is to be full grown ut the
start. Possibly Minerva, the result of
the first recorded mind-cure on Jupi
ter's next morning headache, would be
a titter subject of comparison than
Eve's husband. Hut let that go; at all
events, the woman's athletic club Is to
be grown up when it Is isirii, and will
have the liest social sponsors at Its
baptism.
How long it will last Is another ques
tion. There is little doubt that it will
help a small section of New York's
women Its membership is to be lim
ited to TK), including nonresidents;
but most of those now Interested w'ill
not need Its facilities, and will cense
to make use of them after the first
flush of excitement has worn off. Still,
let them enjoy the club as long as they
choose; it will do them no harm, and
they and their husbands and fathers
are able to "put up" for what pleases
them. In fact, we think that a great
deal more than dumb-hells and weights
will be put up in the new clubhouse.
And when sloping shoulders and slen
der waists come Imck the house can
be made over Into bachelor apart
ments. New York Mall.
TATTOOED WITH SYMBOLS.
Filipino's Cuticle an Incriminating;
Document.
A man was taken to constabulary
headquarters the other day whose body
was an art gallery. Ills breast, back
and arms had been rendered complete
ly antlngantlng by tattooers, working
under the skillful guidance of antlng
antlng priests. He was visiting his
querida in Manila when arrested.
lie was not an unprepossessing na
tive, but he had too many Incriminat
ing documents worked Into his cuticle
to be allowed to roam around In a wild
state, so he was arrested us a sus
picious character. He gave his name
as Sylvester Gomez. Ills antingant
lngs were above suspicion, as well as
above price, nnd had they been worked
on a garment, as Is customary, he
would have been despoiled of it for a
curio.
Over his heart he had worked a
conventional figure of nn altar, with a
cross superimposed. This he said was
an antingunting. Ou his right breast
was a human heart, inverted, sur
mounted by a cross, with three letters
above it. When a.sked what particular
brand of anting this was he only
grinned the wider. It is believed
that tills fantastic design is the re
minder of some vow that ho took dur
ing the Insurrection. Three more let
ters and a cross were tattooed In the
h'ollow of his back. He sa!d that these
wore never known to full to keep off
diseases, nnd, Indeed, it must be con
fessed thut he seemed to be nn ex
traorjimirily hrulthy turimal.
Then thrre were long disarrange
ments of the alphabet across his breast
and all down his arms. They looked
ns If somebody had attempted to write
n lot of seditious newspaper headlines
In Tagalog anil had run short of copy
paper, and so hnd to use Gomez for a
writing tablet. He explained that
these would keep off bullets, nnd they
looked ns If they would.
Memory.
"It's a marvelous memory that Elder
Willing possesses," remarked one Utah
woman.
"Simply stupendous." nnswered the
other. "Why, he can call any member
of his fimilly by name the minute ho
sets eyes on him," Washington Stnr.
MEAL FOR 8IX COST l.28.
Vtacoverj of How to Live Well on 64
Cents a Iar.
How to live well on 00 cents a day
has been made an easy matter by th
department of domestic science, at
Teachers' College, Columbia t'niver
sity, says the New York Times. Meals
at 2'i cents apiece have been prepared
by that department, and what is mora
to the point, eaten with apparent retlan
by unbiased parties. In addition to
all this, the chemical constituents In
the food have been carefully weighed
and measured, and it has been dis
covered that enough protolds, fats,
carbo-hydrates and calories exist lit
the 22-cent meal to supjiort men work
ing with the customary expenditure
of force. At least the text books say
that that amount Is enough.
The manner lu which this discov
ery was made Is somewhat as follows:
Dean Russell of the college planned a
luncheon to several friends, and
thought It would be a clever Idea to
have the meal prepared by the depart
ment of domestic science of the instl
tutlon. The teachers laid out the plan
of battle, so to speak, and the stu
dents completed the work, by cooking
the victuals. The luncheons was serv
ed to six persons. The total cost ol
material was $2.02, from which wat
deducted the food not actually con
sumed, which, of course, could bo
made use of by a careful householder.
This brought the total cost down to
$1.28 for the six persons.
This was the menu:
firniicfrnlt $ .yj
linked knddiM'k r.8
HollHMil.tlse sauce 10
Ovsiers on the half shell 13
Holls 17
H utter .Ofl
VirLles 4
Tea 02
Lettuce salad H
Wafers ol
Cheese 10
Pineapple sherbet 24
Aiiki'1 cuke 19
Total $2.03
The food value of the things con
sumed amounted to 0.941 calories.
This made the average amount con
sumed 1 ,os 1 .3 calories. According to
the textbook prepared by Mrs. I'ien
K Richards, of the lioston SKein a
School, only 050.3 calories lire neces
sary to sustain men and women work
ing moderately hard. Miss M. B. Vail,
instructor in domestic science at
Teachers' College, who had charge of
the luncheon, suys that 22 cents would
be a fair average for nil meals, so
that persons who pay more than
.2-n.r(' this year, which is a leap year,
or more than $2 40.90 in ordinary years,
are doing a vast injustice to them
selves and their pocket books.
THE CYCLONE SAIL
To a landlubber it looks like a gi
gantlc bifurcated Japanese paper um
brella, rigged up to the mast of
pleasure boat to protect fishermen froa
sunstroke, but when professional
yachtsmen looked at it and said "Hei4
it is at last!" they meant: Here is the
cyclone or umbrella which we all kno
some one would invent
Yachtsmen have long believed thaj
if such a sail could be invented smef
sailing boats could safely carry mud
more canvas than they had formetil
AX ENGLISHMAN S INVENTION.
done, and a great increase of speed ti
secured, says Popular Mechanics. JT
an Englishman has contrived this 16
genlous arrangement and has equipped
a seventeen-foot boat, which he w
exhibit at Cowes, on the English ChaB
nel, this summer.
The American Shipbuilder is auther
ity for the statement that the sail pra
tlcally does away with the danger 4
capsizing, since the wind pressure lis
no effect to Incline the boat. Pressufif
is lateral or at right angles to t
surface.
Properly adjusted the sail would no
have to be furled In a storm, but thi
Increased wind pressure would b
utilized to make a landing or to avo!4
grounding.
"Just Folks."
"My boy," said a Texas man to b'
son, who was starting out for as
Knstern city, "let me tell you som
thing which may be of help to you.
His advice, as given la Forest anil
Stream, was homely, but good.
You get up there and you'll see
heap of people who have got mor(
money than you have a heap of peo
ple who have got more brains than you
have, nnd more success- Some of then
may even be better looking than yoo
are. Don't you werny about that an
don't you bo scared of anybody.
Vhenovor you meet a man who al
lows he's your superior, you just look
at him nnd say to yourself, "After nil,
you're Just, folks."
You want to remember for yourself
too, that you're Just folks. After yon
have lived ns long ns I have, and
hnve knocked round the world, you'll
learn that that's all any one of o
is just folks.
Iteason for It.
Reggy And you really believe h
tells the truth?
Peggy Oh, no doubt about It. He's
taken it up ns a fad. Detroit Free
Press.
A man may smile when he sees hU
wife's new bonnet, but the smile comet
off when he sees the bill.