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For tbe February, 1911, term of the
district court of Platte county, Nebraska:
Theodora Meyer, Frank Nather, Fred
Clauaeen. Geo. E Willard, W.J. Gregor
ias, Henry El. Wolken, . . Morgan,
Adolpb Marty, Fritz Miller, Fred San
der, Hubert Braun, Joe. Nicklaa, Martin
Bumes, Geo W. Lamb, Jacob Stohr. W.
M. Thomazin, John Frisobsuf, John
Sehaeoher, Martin Valeen, Frank Ker
nan, Nela Nelson, Jos. Bnettner, Chae.
Hildehrand, Lincoln Johnstone.
Humanity In War.
The first man, so far as history can
peak on the subject, to do anything to
mitigate the hardness of the usages of
war was Marcus Aurelius, the noblest
of tbe Roman emperors. Of this Illus
trious man De Quincey writes, "Mar
cus Aurelius first resolutely main
tained that certain indestructible rights
belonged to every soldier simply as a
man, which rights capture by tbe
sword or any other accident of war
could do nothing to shake or dimin
ish." Modern humanitnrinnism in war
dates from' about the beginning of tbe
CeYerwrs In England.
Ib early times the coroner In Eng
land was a revenue officer of the
crown, and his business was to find
out the criminals, extort their confes
sions and confiscate their goods to tbe
crown. From records It appeared that
King Alfred had a predilection for
hanging his coroners because they did
what was unjust
At the present time practically the
only office of coroners Is to hold in
quests on dead bodies and on treasure
trove and to pronounce judgment In
outlawry. London Telegraph.
Sumptuary Laws of Cap Town.
Cape. Town once lived under so se
vere a code of sumptuary laws that
anything like display was restricted
to the governor and his immediate
circle. Thus runs article G of the
Dutch laws against luxury and osten
tation: "No one less in rank than a
junior merchant and those among tbe
cltlsens of equal rank and the wives
and daughters only of those who are
or have been members of any council
shall venture to use umbrellas." In
practice this restricted the possession
and use of umbrellas to about fifty
persons in Cape Town.
A Literary Coincidence.
"My father, W. Clark Bussell," said
Herbert Bussell in telling of a literary
coincidence, "had finished maturing
the plot of his novel The Death Ship,'
which is a version of the legend of
Tanderdecken. 1 was his amanuensis
at the time. He said to me. Tomor
row we will begin the story On the
following morning when I entered his
study to take his dictation of the open
ing lines he showed me a letter he had
just received. It was from W. S. Gil
berMbe well known dramatist, asking
him why be did not write a novel
about the Flying Dutchman."
Mad a Cigar Lighter.
"Ma," said a nine-year-old prodigy
whose parents live in Oak lane, "If I
change this box of cigars into a cigar
lighter will you give me a nickel?'
And he held up a box of his father's
"No," said his mother. "But you
can't do it"
"Will you give me a nickel if I do?"
"Er yes. But you can't do It"
"You just look. See, I open the box,
take out a cigar, and now it's a cigar
lighter. Gimme the nickel.!' Philadel
When Water Was Avoided.
Until comparatively recent times
there was a medical prejudice against
drinking water. Sir William Yaughan
ih-i "Natural and Artificial Direc
tions For Health? declared that water
Mgat seldom to be drunk." Another
doctor admitted that It might be
healthful for children, but not for men
"except soaie odd, abstemious one
among a thousand perchance, degen
erate and of a doggish nature, for dogs
of nature do abhor wine." Indeed, the
recommendation of water as a bever
age was supposed to be the sign of the
quack. Even Wesley in his "Primitive
Physic" wrote of It with caution:
"Drink only water if It agrees with
your stomach; if not good, clear small
In Jsmalca ganjah, a variety of In
dian heap, Is smoked by the natives
with terrible results. It is stated that
It was this weed that was used by the
leaders of the Indian mutiny to drive
the sepoys into the passions of raging
maala which they exhibited during
that campaign. Ganjah smoking af
fects the beginner in a peculiar way.
While under its .influence his senses
of time, found and distance are oblit-
ited. A singkr minute may seem a
a child's -voice sounds like the
.rattle of a Bsachlne gum, and a little
flnger aaay seem a mile long. Con
tinued use, it Is said, causes cataleptic
its and eventually idiocy or raving
MAKE PEOPLE HAPPY.
Every human soul has the term
of some lowers within, and they
would open if they eodd oaky fad
sJafir and free air to expand in.
I always told you that ax having
enough of sunabiae was what sued
the world. Make people happy,
and there wl not be half the quar
reling or a tenth part of the
wickedaeai there is. Mrs. L. M.
Vast Areas Where the Feet ef a White
Man Has Never Trod.
There are vast areas in Canada of
which even tbe government has no
definite knowledge, and there are thou
sands of square miles where tbe foot
of a white man has never trod. Prac
tically all knowledge of this big wild
country has been secured again and
again along a few chosen and well
worn routes, outside of which Investi
gation has seldom gone.
Imagine a dozen or so well beaten
vehicle highways traversing a country
one-fourth as large as Europe narrow
highways hemmed in by impenetrable
wilderness and one may form some
sort of Idea of the little that Is still
known of 600,000 square miles of tbe
North American continent
Along these routes nearly all "ex
plorers" have gone. Along them arc
situated most of the fur posts, and be
yond their narrow lines but little is
known. And in this world of forest
and ridge mountains and eternal deso
lation, still buried in the mystery and
silence of endless centuries, are its
Approximately there are from 15,000
to 25,000 human souls in aiTarea fif
teen times the size of Ohio, and there
are no more than 500 of these who
have not some Indian blood in their
veins. On the other hand, fully oue
half of the total population has Its
strain of white blood. Leslie's Weekly.
RAILWAYS IN SPAIN.
Their Methods Are Not Thos of th
A Spanish railway seems an excel
lent place for a rest cure. "I remem
ber," writes Mr. S. L. Bensusan, "when
going on a short journey in Andalusia,
the train that carried me stopped at a
short junction. While we were at
rest here, after some hours of travel at
the rate of at least twelve miles an
hour, the driver uncoupled his engine
and proceeded down the line with it in
the direction we were not to take.
"The passengers walked contentedly
up and down, smoked countless ciga
rettes, ate oranges, resisted the Impor
tunities of beggars. At last I became
uneasy and asked where the driver
had gone. 'Pedro has run down the
line on his engine to take a birthday
gift to bis mother, who lives over
there,' explained the station master;
'he- Is indeed a good son and will not
trust his parcel to the post Spam is
full of thieves.' And when tbe good
son had come back from his mission
he restored the engine to its proper
position and we re-entered the train,
which went on its journey after three
quarters of an hour's delay." London
Th Monkey and th Beak.
A story is told of an eminent nat
uralist (I forget his name) who was
hoping to develop tbe Intelligence of a
monkey to whose education he was
devoting himself. One day be saw
with delight that the monkey was sit
ting at the other end of the room turn
ing over the leaves of a valuable book
on entomology and looking at the
plates with apparent Interest But on
going nearer he saw. with dismay, that
the monkey was turning over the
plates in order that when he came to
a particularly large beetle or butterfly
he might pick it out and eat it As
the paper could not have had a nice
taste, I think he may have been actu
ated rather by the fun of the thing
than by a mere depraved appetite.
Perhaps he was verifying tbe like
method of learning among the philoso
phers of Laputa. London Spectator.
Fam and th Editor.
Fame, so difficult a possession to ob
tain, lies oftener than one usually
thinks in the power of the press.
Oscar Browning In his Interesting
Memories of Sixty Years" tells how
Fox; then editor of the Monthly Re
pository, settled the fate of Robert
Browning's "Pauline" when It first ap
peared by the mere word "balderdash."
The explanation given is that "a slu
gle line was required to complete the
page, and the editor, taking up tbe
first book on which he could lay his
hand and thinking It insignificant and
pretentious, described it as I have stat
Oscar Browning declares that tbe
poet said "that by this accident his
public recognition bad been delayed
for twenty years."
Napoleon's First Lev.
Tbe lltt(e French town of Auxonne is
not associated in the popular mind
with Napoleon; but as Miss Betbam
Edwards reminds us in "Unfrequented
France," be spent some years of his
cadetsuip there. "In the Saone be
twice narrowly escaped drowning, and
here, too. :is narrowly, so -the story
runs, marriage with a bourgeoise maid
en called Manesca. Two ivory counters
bearing this romantic name in Napo
leon's handwriting enrich tbe little mu
seum." Could B Useful.
"Mamma says that If you could
make up your mind to go Into papa's
business. Arthur, he would very likely
consent to our engagement"
"But my darling girl, I'm a ioet."
"That doesn't matter. You could
write advertisement rhymes for our,
stuff." Fliegende Blatter.
"la he a great artist?"
"But he gets good prices for bis
"Yea. He's a great salesman." Ex
change. The past like an Inspired rhapsoilst.
fills the theater of everlasting
tions with her hannony.-SbeUey.
Then the Leeksmith Mewed Him Hew
to Open the Deer.
When Mr. and Mrs. EaJtend started
eut to spend the evening in jitirsuinra
of an engagement they panned on the
front steps long enough for Mm, at
to propound the usual query. "Hut
you got the key, dear?"
"Yes, I goes so," said Mr. E. "Watt
a minute. No, I haven't either. What
do you. think of that? Most have left
It on the dresser."
"Well, here's a pretty how-de-der
exclaimed Mrs. E. as her consort sav
agely but fruitlessly rummaged hie
pockets. "How are we going to get In
to get It?'
Hubby first tried the lower windows,
to find them all carefully locked.
Neighbors awoke to the situation and
began to be helpful.
"Get a ladder," said one.
"Get a jimmy," said another.
"Get an aeroplane," said' a third.
Various other expedients, ranging
from derricks to dynamite, were sug
gested. Finally one neighbor brought
a ladder which wouldn't reach the
second story windows by six feet It
was suggested that the fire depart
ment be summoned. Rejected.
By this jUme the engagement had to
be calledoff, and the remarks Mrs. E.
was 'making to the female contingent
of the assemblage will not here be re
corded. As n but resort a locksmith
was suggested, and Mr. B. departed in
search of one. At the end of an hour
he returned with a stolid looking Ger
man bearing an armful of tools.
"Vlch toor?" he inquired.
"This one." said Mrs. R, "and for
goodness sake don't jimmy It nor dy
namite it unless you have tor
"Dot's all rlgbd." grunted tbe work
man. Then he extended his hand and
tried the knob. It turned. The catch
had not caught The door swung
open. He turned and gave the assem
blage an expressive glance.
And now when Mr. and Mrs. K.
leave their little home of an evening
some neighbor is sure to stlcL his bead
out of a window and kindly inquire,
"Have you got the key?" Pittsburg;
WOMEN IN PORTUGAL
Dig In th Filds and Do Laboring
Work In the Cities.
A good part of the farm work is
performed by the women, who see no
reason why they should regard dig
ging, hoeing and plowing as tbe work
of men alone. The man who owns a
few acres of land will often leave Its
cultivation to his wife and daughters,
while he labors as carpenter, stone
mason or cooper, for caskmaklng is
sue of their Important Industries. He
also likes to get a job as a waiter iu
one of the numerous hotels at seaside
resorts, for the country has thousands
of continental and English visitors.
Women share In' the heavy work of
the cities as well. There are female
porters, laliorers on tbe docks, market
tenders and even women coal heavers,
fishermen, or, rather, fisberwomen, and
sailors. They are as strong and hardy
as their husbands and brothers and
seem to stand long hours and hard la
bor as well.
Of course it rather takes away tbe
glamour of romance when one sees a
young woman with finely chiseled
features and beautiful black eyes dig
ging with spade and mattock or heav
ing a basket of coal into a ship's hold
with as much ease as the American
girl plays tennis and golf. Women seem
happy under what we would consider
bard conditions, so the reformer would
probably have bis labor for bis pains
if he suggested a change in this de
partment of Portuguese national ex
istence. Christian Herald.
KILL THEM YOUNG.
Oe Nt TeUrat Wde In th Garden
f th tu.
An old man was once walking with
a little boy. They came across four
shrubs. The old man said to the
"Pull up the last one."
He obeyed with ease.
"Now the next"
He obeyed, but It did not come so
"And the third."
It took all his strength to move its
"Now the fourth."
In vain tbe lad put forth all bis
strength. He only made the leaves
tremble. He could not move tbe roots.
They had gone strongly into the earth,
and no effort could dislodge them.
Then the wise old man said to tbe
'This, my son, Is just what happens
with our passions. When they are
young and weak one may by a little
watchfulness over self and the help of
a little self denial easily tear them up,
but If we let them cast then roots
deep into our souls there Is no human
power can uproot them. The almighty
hand of tbe Creator alone can pluck
them out. For this reason, my child,
watch well over the first movement of
your soul and study by acts of virtue
to keep your passions well In check."
St Louis Globe-Democrat
Something In th Eye.
Small substances, like cinders, dust
or small chips of stone or metal, can
often be removed from the eye by
very simple means. Sometimes catch
ing the upper lid by the lashes and
pulling it away from the eyeball and
down over the lower lid, then letting
it go, so that as It recedes Its under
surface Is swept by tbe edge of the
lower lid, will clear it out If this
does not prove successful a loop made
of a horsehair or of a long human
hair can be passed under the lid and
swept from the outer side toward the
nose and drawn down. Better than
this, however. Is tbe washing of the
eye or flushing with the eye dropper.
Every person should carry one in his
traveling bag. for they are invaluable.
Catch bold of tbe lower and upper lid.
draw them away from the eye and
then fill the dropper, which is like a
small syringe, with water and lush
the eye two or three times. This will
always remove the cinder at once
is called acjflaii
MB OR VTWWf ha 4U
they are aoia on a
dollar will buy.
One-half bushel of Onions
24 bars oi Bob White Laundry Soap, I flfl
for use in hard water vjliUU
5 pkgs., regular 25c
18 pounds of
5 lbs of First Glass Coffee
A Bread Plate or Fruit Dish lVee
with 3 lbs of Fine
14 cans Bex Lye
28 bars of Lenox Soap
All our Winter Dry Goods will be sold
at reduced prices to make room for our new
We still have a good stock of Blanxets,
Quilts, and Underwear of all kinds on hand,
which will be closed out.
DEADLY MINE GASES.
Whit Damn, Firedamp, Hack Damn
and the Fearful After Damn.
"White damp is the gas stoat feared
by tbe miners, for Its properties ren
der It difficult to detect. Inasmuch aa
It Is tasteless, odorless and colorless
and when mixed In the proportion of
about one part gas to nine, parts air la
called "firedamp" and becomes explo
sive to a degree bard to realise unless
one has seenJts effects.
Black damp, unlike white damp, la
heavier than air, a nonexploslve gss
which may be detected by Its peculiar
odor. Again, unlike the other. Its ef
fect Is to suffocate and extinguish lire.
This gas Is so henry and mores with
such j. sluggish fow that occasional,
ly, when miners have been trapped In
a mine1 following an explosion and
have detected the black damp creep
ing In upon them by Its smell, they
have been able to stop Its advance by
erecting dams or barricades along the
floor, building them higher as the vol
ume of gas Increased and keeping the
air within their little lnclosure com
paratlvely clean by rude Improvised
Following an explosion, these two
gases become mingled and form a mix
ed gas, possessing nil the dreaded
qualities of each, which is known as
"after damp, and it Is the mixture
of gases which destroys any life that
may remain following a mine disaster.
Late Kiting Infa,
A pair of singing birds had been ad
vertised for sale.
"The property of a late rising fami
ly," tbe dealer stated.
I wound up with that clause," he
said, "so possible purchasers would
not be scared off "by the prospect of
an unearthly chattering at S o'clock In
the morning. Birds can be trained to
keep any kind of hours. If they are
brought up by a family of nlghthawks
they learn to go to bed at midnight
and get up at 9 a. m., along with the
rest of the folks, but if they are tuck
ed in right away after supper they
wnke up the neighborhood at a cor
respondingly early hour the next morn
ing, it Is advisable for any person
who Is likely to lie abed until noon to
inquire into the early training of a
bird before buying."-Xew York Sun.
REPORT OP THE CONDITION
COMMERCIAL NATIONAL BANK,
At Columbus, Nebraska, at the Clse of
Business, Jan. 7th, 1910.
Overdraft, mecund sad mecBrfd.
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oaan Daiuvanayoareoeive rail Yaiue xr your money. Notice what a
size, Oat Meal.
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u Scla4rs Whe DiaVt Steal the
Apples Ate Then.'
A reprimand which takes the form
of a Joke is sometimes more effectual
than a burst of anger. Such an exam
ple was furnished by a Confederate
oflteer and described by T. O. Moore in
his "Anecdotes of General CleburncC"
The southern army, marching across
the mountslns of Georgia, had lte sup
ply trains cut off and was obliged to
live upon the country.
Apples, chestnuts and persimmons
were plenty, but the army had strict
orders not to depredate upon private
property. One day I was trudging
along in the rear of General Gran
bury's brigade when I saw down the
road General Cleburne sitting on the
top rail of a fence, while below him
lay five or six bushels of fine red ap
ples. Near by stood a number of sol
diers, who looked as mean as men
General Granbury saluted General
Cleburne, who remarked:
"I'm peddling apples today."
"These gentlemen," pointing to tbe
soldiers who had stolen the apples,
"have been very kind. They have
gathered apples for me and charged
nothing. I'll give them to you and
your men. Now get down and take
one, and each of your men take one
only one, mind you until all are
The Invitation was accepted, the
men cheering for "Old Pat." When
the apples were gone the general made
each man who bad stolen tbe apples
carry a rail for a mile or two.
BATTLE WITH A BOG.
ReamirVs Suction Tore the Leather
Gaiters Off a Man' Lfs.
Headers of "Lorna Doone" can never
forget the terrible drowning of Carver
la the bog. That death trap Is still to
be seen In t the Exmoor country, and
not long ago a valuable hunting horse
was engulfed In the mire, and his rider
barely escaped with his life. S. Baring-Gould,
who had a narrow escspe
from a slmilsr bog, tells of it In hb
"Book of tbe West." The author was
with an official from tbe ordnance sur
vey, who was correcting tbe map of
"In the dusk we lost our way and got
Into Bedmire. It was winter, the bog
was unusually wet, and we could
scarcely trip from one stone to an
other. Six bullocks had been lost in
that very spot during the year.
"All at once I sank above my waist
and was rapidly being sucked in far
ther. I called to my companion, but In
the dark he could not see me. The
water reached to my armpits. Hap
pily I had. with me a stout bamboo six
feet long. 1 placed It athwart the sur
face and held my arms as far extend
ed as possible. By quickly jerking my
body'l gradually lifted it. and then I
threw myself forward as far as I
could. Finally I managed to cast my
self full length on the surface. Tbe
suction was so great tbst it tore tbe
leather gaiters off my legs.
"For a quarter of an hour I lay
stretched out, gasping, before I got
breath enough to worm myself along
to dry solL"
Old Foetal Rate.
The high postal rates that prevailed
in the earlier years of tbe last cen
tury made tbe transmission of a letter
or parcel a matter of serious moment
"A packet weighing thirty-two ounces
was once seat from Deal to Loudon."
writes Mrs. Eleanor Smyth In her life
of Sir Rowland Hill. "The postage
was over 6; being four times
as much as tbe charge for sn Inside
mace br the coach. Again, a parcel of
omcial papers small enough to slip I
Inside an ordinary pocket was sent
from Dublin to another Irish town ad
dressed to Sir John Burgoyne. By
mistake it was charged as a letter In
stead ef as a parcel and cost 11. For
that amount the whole mall coach ply
lag between the two towns with places
for seven nasseagers and their lug
gage might have been airea. .
STAPE DRY GOODS
and Olive Streets
don't him to pay for
12 Cans of Sweet
12 Cans Peas.
Limburger Cheese, per pound.
Swiss Cheese, per pound
Brick Cheese, per pound..
Cream Cheese, per pound
We have a good stock on hand and can
offer you real bargains in this line.
We always have a good selection on
hand. Special attention will be given to
Experience sWwslhat success ia
due leai to abawy than to zsaL
Ike) wsjhbcc si he who wes hssv
astf to bis work, body and smsl
"Did ha) taave footprints on the
f time?' "No. but they took
When making spiced cakes always
sift the spices with the lour. They
will be more evenly distributed.
rlW BII VVaMf
Mrs. A. How did you vote today?
Mrs. B In my plum colored gown.
About 1720 at Amsterdam Fahren
heit made his Irst thermometer, which
has served aa a model ever since.
"'Ere, missus; give over pincbin'
them bananas. 'Ave a go at the coker
nuts instead." London Sketch.
The Rarest Cents.
The rarest of our cents and the high
est in price are those dated 1793, 1799
Any New Methods?
"Ain't it strange th' way Kelly beats
his wife?" "I dunno. How does he
do Itr Cleveland Leader.
Sour Oranfl Trees.
Trees bearing sour oranges have
grown wild in the Florida swamps for
hundreds of years.
Missionary What is man, anyway?
Cannibal Nothing but a foodstuff.
New York Press.
Blob Woman is a conundrum. ,
Slob And man never seems to want
t give her up. Philadelphia Record.
Net to So Forgotten.
"I say, do yon think asuch of Black?"
"I do unfortunately; he owes me a
Abdominal surgery first was at
tempted In France in tbe fourteenth
Reeding the SiMe.
To read tbe Bible through at tbe rate
ef a chapter a day would require three
years and three montos.
Pf w iron la ao called because the In-
ants when first made have a fancied
resemblance to a litter of pigs.
SPEND THE WINTER
Ttatt Ideal Winter Retort
You will enjoy your trip from the start if you take the
Lis Angftfes Limited
via UNION PACIFIC
S$atitlard Btad tf the West
EXCELLENT DINING CARS
- ELECTRIC BLOCK SIGNALS
RUSTLESS, PERFECT TRACK
For literature and iaformatioa relative to fares,
etceelloa or address
BLLIft C. MOWN
the other JWloWt, as
BUND TO 6000 LUCK.
Fable off the Weary Fanner and the
There was once a Benevolent Fairy
who was accustomed to doing Good
Deeds in Whimsical Ways. One day
she wss tying across the country tor
attend a meeting of the A. O. B. F.
when she noticed s Farmer laboring in
the Fields. Hla horse was Attenuated
and Decepit. and his plow wss Heavy
aad Old Fashioned. Often he would
pause and wipe the aweat from his
brow. Plainly he was having a Hard
The Benevolent Fairy watched him
a moment; and observed his Haggard
Look and his general air of Misery.
Suddenly an Idea came to her to
make this man Rich, so that be would
ao longer have to delve and struggle
to eke out V. Bare Living. So she
swooped down and touched the plow
with her wand she was, of course. In
visibleand Instantly. It was changed
to Solid Gold. Then with an ammeed
but kindly backward glance the Benev
olent Fairy went on her way.
A year later, remembering the oc
currence, she new over to see how the
Fanner was enjoying his Good For
tune. She found him ta the Fields,
plowing Uborioualy. sod If' anything
he and hla surroundings looked Mean
er and More Miserable than they bad
before. Much surprised, the Fairy
flew closer. Just in time to hear him
"I wish this ding-busted plow wsrn't
The Benevolent Fairy eyed him Pity
ingly; then she once more touched the
plow with her wand, and it again be
rame a thing of wood and iron. Then
she new away, and the Farmer resum
ed bis Toll.
After all. are there not some folk
who would die of thirst adrift on a
river? Clifton B. Dowd in Llppia
A Duel In Undroos.
Dueling, though not dead, was dy
ing out even In Rogers' time and was
not taken very seriously. The poet's
biographer telle the quaint story of
how Mr. Humphrey Howarth. a sur
geon, when called out made his ap
pearance la tbe field stsrk naked. Tbe
astonished challenger asked him what
he meant. "I know," said Howarth.
"that If any nart of the detains; la
carried into tbe body by a vuahot
wound festering ensues, aad therefore
I have met you thus." His sntagonfst
declared that fightlBg a man la purls
naturallbus would be quite ridiculous,
and accordingly they parted without
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