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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL , FRIDAY , MARCH ! M , mil.
Home Course In
XII Home Care of the
By EUGENE L. FISK , M. D.
Copyrltht , 1119 , by American Press
a- . . _ . - ,
We credit rooit our light ; on * r doth
Our truat far mar * than ten car wlt-
WA agron with the hard headed ,
IF "grossly matorlallfltlc" philosopher
who contended that "the brain
secretes thought just a.i the liver
nettrctcs bile , " then Indeed the eye ii
the "window of the soul. " Uowever ,
tlio eye Is at least the window of the
brain and In most intlmato relation
with that organ an well as with the
general nervous system. In the HCUHO
that the eye reflects the emotion * of
the Individual it IH not HO much the
"window of the soul" as Homo people
imagine. If the muscular tissue HUP
rounding the eye were paralyzed the
yo itself would have little power o (
The human eye was originally adapt
ed to daylight , and until the Invention
of printing the demands upon the eyen
of the average man were mostly foi
diHtant vision In the sunlight and sel
dom for rending , especially by nrtillclal
Under modern conditions both light
and llteratuie are at the command ol
the humblest citizen , although the lit'
erature , like the light , Is not always
of the best
Probably the best quality of light foi
the eye Is that of the coal oil lamp , pro
vlded n proper burner and shade an
employed. The only objection to this
light Is the Inconvenience of looking
after It and the heat from Its proxim
The worst form of light Is the Hick
erlng gas flame , which contains man ]
yellow , Irritating rays and is very ob
Jcctlonable on account of Its unsteadl
ness. The Welsbneh attachment over
comes these objections , but unless th <
si * * '
ETK 18 AT tKABT THB WINDOW or Tl
BRAIN AMD IN MOST IMTIKATM HKLATH
wrrn TIIAT ORQAM.
ycs are shielded from tht * light I
dazzling whltenoiw will pro TO Irrlti
The Incandescent electric light
also trying to the eye , although It glv
an excellent quality of Illumination ,
the bulbs are shaded from the ey ai
made of ground glass , as they ahou
t > In dwelling ; rooms , the electric llg
in an ideal method of Illumination ,
It docs not conauma or rltlata the a
aa is the case with tha gas flama or <
Correct Reading Position.
The position of the body while rei
ing Is almost as Important aa the qui
Ity of the light The habit that sot
people have of reading In bed la uaui
ly Injurious , not simply because pli
alclaus "do not believe In It. " but t
rery definite reasons. The body
often held In a strained position , wi
the head bent forward , causing cc
gcstion of the eyes. If the book
placed upon a pillow or rest and t
head flxed In a natural position lit
Injury will result. Probably adt
bookworms will continue to read
bed and "scrooch" themselves up
all kinds of strained positions In tin
library chairs , notwithstanding
warnings , and eye strain , with
train of Ills , will continue to dlstrc
But with children a correct positi
and light supply while writing or reu
Ing Is really of vital Importance. Ci
vature of the spine may result frc
constant malposition at the sohi
desk or while reading at home. E
strain in the child may retard men
development and leave a lasting 1
prcsslon on both mind and physique.
The child should be trained to
erect , with the shoulders squared ,
desk that U too low or too high \v
compel an awkward position , espccl
ly when writing. Desks should ne\
be placed so that the light shines
the pupils' faces.
Structure of the Eye.
Without entering Into the minute (
tails of the anatomy or physics of t
ye. a word regarding Its structure a
refractive elements will assist In
proper understanding of the Injc
that may result from neglect orabi
of this delicate yet long suffering a
The eyeball IB Imbedded to a bo
ocket with nn overhanging rid
which well protects It from exter
V The eye communicate * with the br
tli 'irh the opili nerve , which pas
tl , i. . i nf
bony eye nocket and spreads out 01
the Inner nurfaca.of the cavity of the
oycball to form the retina. The cry *
Uilltnc lens and 1U ligaments dlvldt
the rye Into two chambers , the anterloi
and the posterior. The anterior chain
her N very small nnd llei between tin
cornea , or outer surface of the eye
and the lens. It Is filled with a tlulil
nlmllar to tears , the aqueous humor
The posterior chamber U large am
constitutes the cavity of the eyebal
behind the crystalline ICIIH. It !
tilled wtlh a transparent , jcllylikc nub
stance , the vitreous humor. The lri >
In a circular , muscular curtain , ai
extension of one of the coats of tht
eyeball , which by dilating or contract
Ing controls the amount of light nd
uiltted to the Interior of the eye. Tin
shape of the crystalline lens l.i nisi
controlled by the little ciliary muscles.
Varieties of Defective Sight.
Astigmatism l.s caused by an in' '
equality In the curvature of the cor
nen. This may occur In any merldlai
of the eye and requires glasses thij
will HO bend the rays a.i to correct th
deflection caused by the irregular sin
Nearslghtednesa. This Is caused b ;
an unduly long eyeball from befon
backward. The rays of light meet be
fore they reach the retina. The cornei
In Mich cases U usually abnormal ) ;
Farsightedness. This Is caused by i
short eyeball from before backward
The rays of light fall to meet befor
they reach the retina.
In both of the above conditions a dlc
torted Image Is formed , and glass ?
are required either for near or dlstau
Importance of Proper Glasses ,
The degree of Injury that result
from errors of refraction depends upo
the temperament nnd constitution o
the individual as well as the extent n
the error. Just as a little tobacco < i
alcohol will In some subjects produc
chaos In the nervous system so will
slight refractive error In a person v
unstable nervous organization cause
profound disturbance of the geuen
When a refractive error exists tli
ciliary muscles endeavor to correct
by altering the shape of the lens. T'l
less the. error Is extreme the effort ;
usually successful , and the patlei
thinks he has good eyesight. But
condition of tension exists In the mod
anlstn of accommodation which wl
be reflected In a long train of nervoi
symptoms , especially headaches , m
less the subject Is of nn especially r <
bust and resistant type.
If the eye were a lifeless optical li
Btrument any shopkeeper would 1
qualified to test It and with a lilt
training could prescribe correct glasse
As the eye Is a living organ It shoul
be tested with due regard to that fai
and by a physician who can study tl
eye conditions as a whole and m
alone the optical conditions which ha\
been created by a combination of tl
refractive error and the patient's effete
to correct It. By certain drugs tl
accommodation of the patient is eve
come , and the full degree of the ern
Is revealed. The moral Is not to trlt
with the "window of your brain" I
letting some man on the street flt yc
with glasses. You will save mon <
and health by going to the "man wl
knows , " a physician trained to tl
When glasses are required th <
should be worn the earlier the be
ter. Some people keep away from tl
oculist just as they keep away fro
the dentist , paying dearly In the end.
Bathing the Eyes.
Ordinarily the eyes are kept clean 1
the secretion of the lachrymal glanO
which Is a weak saline Quid. Wbi
the eyes are Irritated by dust or sllgl
ly Inflamed n solution of boraclc acl
ten grains to the ounce of distilled w
ter , Is a useful preparation. Pure w
ter Ls Irritating and should not 1
rubbed or dashed Into the eyes.
There are no mysterious or man
eye waters or cures for cataract. Tl
latter trouble la for the surgeon. /
such nostrums either contain aim ;
astringents , In which case they a
harmless , but unduly expensive ,
they contain powerful drugs , whl
mask disease , but do not cure It , ai
are dangerous when self ad minis tore
In using eye lotions the eye dropp
Is preferable to the eye cup. The li
ter washes the margin of the lids ai
may carry Infectious matter to the d
Icute membrane covering the eyeball
In acute inflammation Ice cold coi
presses made of gauze and wrung o
in boraclc acid solution should be use
Later on hot compresses may pro
more serviceable and soothing.
When any member of the hous
hold has Inflamed eyes he should e
erclse great care not to Infect othei
Separate towels should be used ai
subsequently sterilized , and compre ;
es or handkerchiefs should be burner
Care of Children' * Eyes.
The eyes of school children shou
be examined from time to time ai
errors of refraction corrected. The
with Inflamed eyes should be se
home and treated until cured.
The eyes of the new baby should
carefully cleansed with boric acid t
lutlon. Any signs of Intlnmmatl
should call for Immediate medical i
tcntlon or serious results , even blln
ness , may follow.
The care of the eyes should bej ?
In childhood. When errors of refri
tion arc found glasses should bo wo
regardless of prejudice. Long life ai
good health may depend upon
. small disks of glass.
Harvest Time ,
T Teacher Now , Karlle , tell ua wh
, la the harvest season ? Earlle Fr <
November to March. Teacher Wl
Earlle , I am surprised that you shot
name such barren months. Who t <
you they were the harvest seaso
Earlle Pa. He's 11 plumber. Mllwi
kee News ,
Look for the ad that describe * I
' plac you vonM Ilk * tn own
DEPEW IS STILL AMBITIOUS.
Tails an Old Friend He Has HI. Eyes
on the "Golden Stair * . "
Chauncey M. Depew was met In a
hallway of the Grand Central station
by an old frli'iid who bud not seen him
tdnco his ti > rni as United States m'imtor
"How do you foci. senator , and how
ire JOH passing your time now ? " In-
Miilrcd tht > friend.
"I feel tlrst rate. " cheerily replied
lepew. "ami I | | ml myself sitting on
my front steps every night with a tele
scope In tinnd trying to get ll glimpse
nf the golden Htnlrs up which !
I am to ellmti pretty soon "
FOREIGN MINISTER GREY
FOR TAFT PEACE PLAN
British Foreign Secretary's Speeoh Fo
It Arouses Enthusiasm.
81r Kdward Grey , Hrltlsh foreign sec
retary , recently evoked cheers by un
iiualllledly Indorsing the peace prc
postals submitted by President Tat
and Secretary Kuox , which contcui
plated a permanent treaty for too arb !
tration of all questions between Ens
land and America.
When Sir Edward referred to th
possibility of the adoption of Presi
dent Tuft's proposal ho wan listened t
In tense silence. If , ho said , two a
the greatest nations should thus mak
It clear that In no circumstances wer
they going to war again the effect o
their example on the world must hav
Nation.-- ! entering such nfragreemen
continued the secretary , might be ea
yosed to attack by a third natloi
This would probably lead to thulr mul
Ing another agreement to Join eac
other in any ease of quarrel with
third power In which arbitration wa
"In entering an agreement of JJil
" Kdward "there woul
kind , said Sir ,
bo risks , and you must be prepared fc
some sacrltlce of national pride ,
know that to produce such change
public opinion must reach very hlg
Ideals , higher than some think poss
ble , but men's minds are working I
this direction , and history affords ii
stances of reaching such an ide :
point. It was so In the case of shiver
when the United States rose up , m
counting the cost In blood or money <
the risk of national existence. "
In conclusion the secretary salt
"The general adoption ot such a sy
teni might leave some armies an
navies still In existence , but the
would remain not In rivalry , but s
,1110 world's police. "
Utopian as his hopes might seem 1
some , he believe * * that he would Ih
long enough to see some progrei
toward their realization. "Nations , " 1
said In a grave peroration , "are I
bondage to army and navy expend
lures. May the time soon come whc
they shall realize that the law Is a be
ter remedy than force. "
The foreign secretary's speech ws
loudly cheered and created a deep it
CHAMP SAYS , "GO SOUTH. "
Less Food , Clothes and Fuel Make
"Poor Man's Land. "
Representative Champ Clark of Ml
Bouri , the coming speaker of the n
tlonal house of representatives , hi
amended the famous saying of Florae
Qreeley , "Go west , young man f
west ! " and made It read , "Go sout
my boy go south 1"
Supplementing hla amendment , M
Clark said :
"The south Is the place , and my a
rice Is to go there. You won't eat f
much.as you do here In the north , ;
you , do you'll die. Your clothing mu
be lighter and therefore less expe
slve. You won't have to boy fuel '
speak of , and you can allow yoi
horses and cattle to grate out of dee
the year round.
"Believe me , the south Is the po <
man's land , nnd you'll live to see tl
day when the south Is going toibe tl
richest part of the United States.
"Why , say , I know a man who mac
$15,000 In one year off three acres i
lettuce. Sounds fishy , doesn't 1
True though , for I took the pains
find out. It's a great country , boy
and If you want a good tip follow n
advice. That Is , go early to the sout
LH progress. '
ELECTION UNITES BROTHER !
Railroad President and Bricklayer Er
brace After Fifty Years.
"Charley , do you remember the tli :
I took you on horseback to the dentl
and you had n tooth pulled ? " nskj
John Marklmm. an aged bricklayer
Ilopkinsville. Ky. . of Charles Mar
ham. new president of the Illinois Ce
tral railroad , when they met In Mei
phis recently for the first time sin
The railroad president replied , "Y <
I do , and you are my long lost brothel
With this query nnd answer t
brothers clasped each other nnd tea
flowed. John Marklmm hod not su
his brother since ho left him to jo
the army In the civil war.
John Markhum did not know an
thing about the whereabouts of I
brother until the latter was elect
head of the Illinois Central. lie at on
got In touch with him , nnd the Mei
phis meeting was arranged.
Wrestling Match at Ewlng.
Ewing , Nob. , March 27. Special
The News : Ed Downs , a aclenc
middleweight wrestler of South I
kota , In a catch-as-catch-can conti
with C. D. Thompson of Ewlng , w
7 out Saturday night at the opnra hou
best two out of throe. In the fl
round Thompson got the fall In
minutes , in the second and th
( rounds the falls were earned
Downs In 15Vi and 9 minutes reap
Ively. The contest was n splemll
xhlhltlou of science and physlcn
trength , both gentlemen appearing I
rime condition and each presenting
no physique. Considerable mono
hanged hands on the result , tinhei
Ing becoming more spirited on th
art of the Kn Incites after the 11 rs
ound. the Orchard fans bottlnn o
X Rayi Tor Pearl Oysters.
A new u u for X ray has been sug
testedto ascertain whether there Is n
) enrl In nil oyster. If not the oystei
nn be put back Into the sea so as tc
ontlnue to grow nnd give It nnothei
For Stranded Autoists.
Employing telescoping ilumlnlun
rods , nn Ohio telephone company man
ager IIIIH Invented a compact tclcphon
outlit by which an nutomoblllst cai
connect his car with any point on an ,
system using overhead wires
Mrs. Ruth Elmlna Huse.
Mrs. Ruth Klmina Huso , mother c
E. W. Huse of Wayne and W. N. Hus
of Norfolk nnd widow of the late Wi
lam HuHe of Ponca , died at the honi
of E. W. Huso in Wiiyno Sunday afto
loon nt 2:05 : o'clock , following an I !
ness lasting all winter. She was 'i
years of ago on the 17th of this mont !
a great grandchild being born in No
folk on her last birthday. The funcn
will bo at Wayne Tuesday nfternoo
at l'iO ! : and burial will be in the fami !
lot of the cemetery at Ponca Wedne
Mrs. Huso was a pioneer or norther
Nebraska , the family having locate
at Ponca In 1873 , her husband foun
Ing the Northern Nebraska Journ :
one of the ilrst newspapers in tl
state. About ten years ago the fami
left Poncu and moved to Klnmal
Falls , Ore. , later returning to Nebra
kn , living for n time in Norfolk. W
Ham Huso died a few years ago :
Mrs. Huso is survived by two soi
and two daughters Mrs , . Willla
Wheeler o [ Lincoln and Mrs. ' II. ,
Hopkins of Portland. There are tv
living slstors , Mrs. William Porter
Ponca and Mrs. K. A. Higgtns
There are eight grandchildren ai
two great grandchildren.
Uuth Klmina Berry was born in Nc
Conductor Warren Hulbert , fornu
ly of this city , was accidentally kill
in a railroad accident In Stillwe
Okla. , on March 24 and his body w
arrive here for interment Tuesdii
Funeral services will take place at tl
Congregational church probably at
o'clock Tuesday , and the remains w
be laid to rest In Prospect Hill ceil
tery. Mr. Hulbert was a member
the Order of Railroad Conductors a :
the Odd Fellows.
Mr. Hulbert was lorinerly a pro
inent Northwestern conductor out
Norfolk. Mrs. Hulbert is a daught
of Mid. Charles Wille of Neligh.
Death of James McKenzie.
Stnnlon , Neb. , March 17. ! Special
The News : James McKensle , one
the old settlers of Slanton county , di
at the home of his son in the sou
part of this city. He had been thre ;
cued with an attack of pneumonia , h
was thought to be entirely out of dr
ger and on the road to complete :
covery. He had just concluded pi :
ing with his little grandchild wh
death seized him. He died in his chi
without a struggle. He was past
years of age at the time of his doa
He was one of the original settlers
Phillip Schmeer , a Gorman farm
who had been suffering from cane
for the past two > ears , died at 1
homo three miles southwest of t
city at 8:30 Sunday morning. Fi
eral services will take place at
o'clock at the family home Wedin
day afternoon. Services will also
held Wednesday afternoon at t
Russian Congregational church , afl
which the remains will bo interred
the Reform cemetery. Mr. Schme
was born in Russia on April 28 , 18
Ho is the son of Conrad Schmeor
this city and a widow and sevei
children survive him.
McKinley Cronk , 14-year-old son
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cronk , died
his homo in Edgewater from pm
monia nt 5 o'clock Sunday mornli
Funeral services will probably be h (
Tuesday , but the arrangements hti
not yet been completed , because of i
McKinley Cronk was born on a fa :
in Boyd county on November IB , fo
teen years ago. At the age of 3
came direct to Norfolk with his p
ents. He has passed through all t
lower grades of the schools and \ \
one of the best students in the nli
grade of the high school building. Li
Tuesday he was taken ill while at 1
studies in school and found it nee
sary to go home. Physicians wi
called immediately and the case v
decided as pneumonia. He grew woi
and at C o'clock Sunday morning
Besides the parents , five sisters s
vivo him. They are : Mrs. Drebc
Oakdalo ; Mrs , Roy Lamb , Coun
Bluffs ; Misses Effio , Mary nnd Myrl
Funeral services will take place
10 o'clock Tuesday morning at t
Sacred Heart church. The school cl
dren are requested to come to I
family homo In Edgowater at 9
TO BUILD NEW DEPOT ?
What Will the Northwestern Do , N
That Eating House IB Gone ?
Will the Northwestern railroad , n
that the Norfolk Junction eating hoi
has been destroyed , build the new
pot this spring ? And If HO , where ?
These arc questions going
rounds of railroaders. One rutuoi
says that at Ilrst the building of a new
atIng house was ordered , but that
his order vas countermanded , ludl
atlng that something else is in the
Northwestern ollldals on a trip ol
nspectlon wont over the Norfolk sit
Ont > report says tmnoyors have been
staking off a slto for the new depot.
The dining car service Is said to bt
False Report About Steamer.
Washington , March 27. Aftoi
borough search of the Callfornln
east , Captain Daniels of the revenue
utter McCulloch reports the story eli
i burning steamer sighted on Satur
lay off Eureka. Calif. , is probably un
rue. The McCulloch was ordered ti
search for survivors but could find IK
race of a disaster.
HOPE FOR MEXICAN PEACE.
Ambassador to United States Leave :
for New Post in Cabinet.
Washington , March 27. With tlu
departure for Mexico City of Francis
co Loon Ie La Barra , the Mexlcai
imbassador to the United States , win
was appointed minister of foreign af
: alrs in the new cabinet of Prcsldoir
Diaz , official Washington believed tin
initial stage of an era of peace It
Mexico has begun.
SUFFERING IN INTERIOR.
Non-Combatants Victims of Mndcro'
El Paso. Tex. , March 27. Courier
who left Madero's camp several day :
ago when the insurrecto leader \sa
about sixty miles north of the city o
Chihuahua , reported to the junta her
today that Madoro was encourage *
over the condition of the Insurrc'cto *
At that time Madoro had not bean
of the resignation of the Diaz cablnel
The couriers reported , however , tha
Madero had repeated hih dcclaratlo :
that the insurrection would not ceas
until Diaz had been replaced and n
forms had been accomplished rathe
From the interior of northern Me >
ice come reports that suffering anion
the non-combatants is growing worse
The order of the insurrectos that n
food shall be taken Into the sum'
towns from the surrounding country i
working hardships on the people , wh
are held practically under siege.
HIS "AFFINITY" IS FALSE.
Gene Best , Norfolk Resortkeeper , i
"Broke" in Hot Springs.
Anxiously awaiting the results c
the grand jury investigation. Eugen
Best , a proprietor of one of the resort
In the east portion of the city , is sai
to be out of funds in Hot Spring
Ark. , as the result of having hoc
"touched" by the faithless alllnit
with whom he has been living in thi
city and with whom he went to A
Kansas to escape the grand jury. Tli
woman proved to be false to Bei
while still In this tity when her attei
tious were attracted by a jouthfnl leer
er , who , in turn , disappeared wit
about $ 100 of her money.
How much Best has been 'touched
for is not known , but that the amoiii
reaches into the hundreds is the cor
Hazel Best , another rcsortltceper ,
the legal wife , of Best , but they sop
rated about two years ago when tl
other woman appeared upon the seer
and they have been conducting sop
rate resorts. No divorce proceeding
have been entered.
SOUTH DAKOTA AT A GLANCE.
On complaint of Peter B. Dirks , prc
Ident of the Farmers' State bank <
Reliance , the authorities of Lyina
county have arrested a young ma
named Eugene Leahy on the char §
of stealing $500 in cash from the ban
A petition is being circulated !
Gettysburg asking the city council 1
submit to the voters a proposition 1
Issue bonds for the erection of a cil
building for the use of the tire depai
ment and other city departments.
The first election of Dewey counl
will be held April 4.
Sioux Falls is agitating the need i
fenders for street cars.
Aurora Catholics will build a c
ment church to cost $3,500.
The ice has broken up in the Ve
million river near Centerville.
Centerville is in the midst of a liv
ly campaign against the saloons.
Johonnes Anderson , aged 70 , of Ce
tervllle , is ( lend of heart disease.
The residence of Dr. G. P. Jones <
Watertown was destroyed by fire.
Delmont will soon have a $10,01
hotel. Work already is under way.
S. G. Baughman , an early settler
Hanson county , is dead at Mitchell.
Jacob H. Shannnrd , president of tl
First National bank at Uridgewatc
B is dead.
B Senator Robert M. LaFolkUe w :
speak during the chuutauqua season ;
s Paul Moody of Dnvison county hi
been arrested for alleged criminal a
sault on a 15-year-old girl.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Rogers of Mite
ell will celebrate their golden ant
versary next Monday.
Sioux Falls business men voted
favor of a closed postofllce on Sundi
and the now rule has gone Into effei
The city council of Plankinton hi
passed an ordinance requiring po
halls and bowling alleys to close at
The building formerly occupied 1
the Dakota Farmer at Aberdeen Is b
Ing remodeled and will bo used as i
Flqyd Minium of Sioux Falls ai
Miss Margaret Fletcher of Watertov
wore the principals in an automobl
elopement which resulted In their mi
riago at Cmton.
The vacancy In the federal Judf
ship duo to the promotion of Jud
Garland , may cause the postponeme
of several terms of the federal coi
o In the state this year.
WAGER of | 4,000 to the effect
A that a hairpin could bo picked
UP 011 every block along the
trail from the Waldorf to the
Knickerbocker hotel wa uindo and
won In Nuw York recently by Walter
Scott , whom the world knows an
"Scotty of Death valley , " who ban
uncovered another fortune. Weldy
Young , who ran the first mull Into the
Klondike , accomplishing a 4,000 mile
journey with a sled and dog team ,
took the losing end of the wngor , It
was the direct result of the deadly
dullnofli of Axititanc * tn Nmr York
The bet WBH made In the Waldorf-
Astoria , wharo Bcotty and Weldy worn
assembled with ft few friends.
"This camp IB getting BO dead they're
playing baseball In the street , " nMd
Weldy Young "Tho only ground I
sum oo is
ooo ' " 3
hairpin on every block from hero to
the Knickerbocker , and the tmow Isn't
going to bother me either. "
"Does that go at $300 per block I"
"Righto ! " came the answer
Kverylwdy had a drink , and the two
prospector * ? , after a new kind of claim ,
began the Journey to the Knlckerbock
cr. Weldy wan about to demand the
first $ , * > 00 when the Ilrst pin was found
at the corner of Thirty-fourth otroot
nnd Sixth avenue And Weldy Instead
dug deep and peeled tlve $100 blllrt off
a Miliunliunu roll
Kor Home reason unnccouutwl for
the neit pin was late In appearing ,
but appear It did. and with It another
\lew of NVeldy'.s bunk roll. The follow
Ing block was as productive , though
more rapidly so After that plu warw
produced from the sidewalk with oft-
VALTICU SCOTT , FAMOIS MlNKi : 1 ' > IM.SHI.lM1 : < ) HAS WON
ANOTHER IKLAKIMI NAM ! ! ! . " * >
. _ _ _
have seen that 1 could stake wa * In
Central park , and th < s town marshal
warned me off.
"If you can't prospect what Is there
left ? You meet a man around here
about once every two weeks. The rest
of Uie male population couldn't pack
a suit case on their backs for half H
mile without dying the death of a
"I am stele of slouching around. 1
&m going to pull my stake * and beat
It for the thick bush. Every time I
pay thin recorder In the bar I feel a
If I hud sworn In a bum discovery.
Yon can't make a bet on A wheel with
out rubbing up against a lot of fancy
vest chechacos , and the drinks are
too thin to put life into a malamute. "
" 1 am with you on the drinks , honi-
bre , but Tex Illckard told me once that
you could find a bettinpr proposition
wherever you wanted It , and that goes
here , " replied Scotty calmly.
"I am a desert rat , but I'll prospect
with you and bet that I cin dig up a
ALFALFA ROOTS A DELICACY.
Substitute For Early Atparagua Found
by Woman Farmer.
Alfalfa roots , white and tender , will
take the place of early asparagus If
Louise F. Welnlaud , an Irrigation
rancher In the Spokane valley , Wash
ington , Is successful with her plans for
marketing the newest table vegetable
In tlu western country. The discovery
that alfalfa root IH aj nourishing to
man us It Is to live stock was made
by lllss Weinland several months ago.
but the proper method of preparing It
was not ascertained until recently ,
when the young woman , after poring
for hours in R huge tome on cookery ,
decided to try recipes for cooking as
The first dldh was sampled by a
neighbor's hired man , who , ignorant
of what he was eating , called for a
second dish. Other neighbors ate of
the root and pronounced It satisfying
to the palate as well as highly nour
ishing. They say the flavor Is similar
Kentucky Family's Longevity Record.
There Is a family In Hopkins county ,
Ky. , that probably holds the record for
longevity. The head of the family ,
James Madison , was 102 years of age
on Jan. 20. Ilia wife will bo ninety-
two tlilt spring. Mrs. Ulllo Satter-
Sold , a sister of Mr Madltou , In In
her one hundred and fourth year , and
Mr. Madison's mother died many years
ga it the dranced aga of IOC.
Bronx Zoo Enlarged.
Bronx park , Now York , has added
largely to its zoological collection dur
ing the las' year. There are now
B.170 anlmala them.
rofuM'- ! ! mill tli > b'ni k be
twefii 'i lilnj ' . ' a i 1 I < > ri ii ! treoU
w < < r .ti li < d AI Un- . nine i ; .i > od
ninny pi-iiiile \\ere following thbe !
vriind s.j : in in vide e -il , | . , ni :
Mhnx'in .11 III" wad of yellow backs
vli1Veldy ; ! held out every time that
S ohj | il'l."il a wninnn'-j liiiirpin from
S I'Mse.in Led rli" Imrren sidewalk
, i-i.'duousl.v. ' lie had about reached
' .hi * end of II : nd Into his money pocket
when \\Diuau brushed against him.
Stunted oui of his preoccupation , he
( timed at the < iune time that a hairpin
Ml with : icry light , almost Inaudible
tlukle lo the pa/emem. Weldy again
'et ' tin. ' hiuwy see real money
The next block was almost littered
with hairpins. The last pin was found
la frout of the hotel that marked thn
end of tl > ' jo'iruey.
Weldy Young was out ? < , riO < ) . and
Lui ky Si-oily , as the minim ; men call
lam , was Uie possessor or an extra
HlJAtn jnd of : t collection of hitirplim.
BEATITUDES FOR CHURCHMEN
Congregational Pastor's Hints For
Persona Habitually Lste.
The I'ev. Herbert Macy , pastor of
the Congregational church in N'ewlng-
ton , Conn. , has -riven a hint to the
members of his eomrregatlon who aM
In the habit of routing late to services
In the following 'T.eatitudes For
Church ( Jeers , " which he has had print
ed in the church calendar :
nies-c l are those who rla early Sun-
'lay ' inornmtr. for th < > y tnt to church on
Blessed are UHMO who et to church on
time , for UI ? T arrive In th spirit of wor
Blessed .in * thoie who are never l.xte. for
they cauio th minister and cliolr to lor
Illcssed anthosj who must fo lute who
do not entnr thirlnjf the Scrlpturu IPSSOU
BleuMpj are tliobe who come even at the
eleventh nour , but church bi-etns at
ter liofore 11
Geometry Via Football.
The make geometry popular Professor
ser .T. E. Slaught of the University of
Chicago is preparing a textbook hi
which theorems are applied to football.
Peru May Tax Rubber Exports.
The government of Peru proposes a
10 per cent duty on crude rubber ex
port * . The country la short of reveuu * .
Extensive Cable Conversation.
About 30,000,000 words a year po/ui
under the sea through cables linking
Hrltlsh and North American ports.
This IB a -
and the increasing use of want adver
tising proves It ; for want advertising
is the newest-fashioned utility of them
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