Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, July 18, 1909, HALF-TONE, Page 2, Image 20
r f i- D ! t V I; Japanese MP S Mil C 9 AMFRTCAN CAR8 JUST IN FROM SIBERIA SIDE. (Copyright. 1909. by Frank O. Carpenter.) . . g isALNY, Manchuria. l!K.-Speclal Dl Correspondence of The Bee.) I I am at the southern terminal of the Transsiberlan railroad. The trains, starting here, go nnpthnirrf fVir-r-m.rVi u.nrthii.ia -"'-- v'b to the main line at Harbin, and thence on via Moscow to St. Petersburg. The , lM luiitrn ui uit m iu. It covers about 6,000 miles, and Is made in comfortable cars. The South Manchuria Una W.. nnan. In 1QAO 4,... . U ... ...... ... .uuui m before the war between Russia and Japan began. It was closed for a time, but sine. then the service has grown better and w... fn-- . . . "y n go irom wainy to " " buuui rei. veil uava, ino 1 11 c aie- tance to Iondon can be covered In less than two week.'. There are fast steamers running from here to Shanghai, and the road has brought that city and Nagasaki within sixteen days of London, loath Miscksrtsn Railway. During my stay In Manchuria I have taken a number of trips over the southern nd of this railroad system. It has been greatly Improved by the Japanese, and I doubt If there Is another road so good In East Asia. The tracks and cars are far better than those of Japan, and they com pare well with the best railways of Amer ica. . . no wny noiT iney are almost alto- gether American. When the Japanese r.bullt the system after th. war. they .. ..,. ..... standardised it ana DUt new American uuiii. bivck upon me wnoie line. Tiiey l)ouht 60.000 ton. of steel rails and 7,600 tons of bridge materials. They purchased also over M0 American locomotive., sev- enty-two first and second class cars and also 1.000 or 1,000 box cars, flat cars, gon- dola cars and cabooses. During th. last few month. number of our modern sleeper, hav. been added, In going to Mukden the other day I rod. ln an up-to-date Pullman, which had been sent out here knocked-down and was put together at Dalny. The car wa. lighted) with lncandeacent electrlo globes, made in Cleveland, O., and .vary b.rth had It. In dividual light. It wa. cooled by electrlo fan. from th. sam. establishment! Our engine was from th. American locomotive work, at Richmond, and It hauled u. over rails made by th. United State. Steel Trust. Ths car had a reading room, with the latest Asiatic papers and American and Endlih Journals. Connected with the train was a 'diner," ln which, for 62 cents, I got a better meal than I have ever had on any American train, and th. service, " " "- ""'v"i In general, was superior to that on our best trunk lines. . ,..n!8 un n!" f' . . ,, ,. ,, ""f "w -unmans. i ney dust them Inside and out. at almost .very ot the last case and of th. former .ucce. s.op. They even wipe off the wheels and fuI ca treated similarly; rub up the brasses, again and again, dur ing each trip, treating the cars like so "Owing to th. many inquiries from my many n.w babies, brought out for display. Professional brother, as well as laity, from The road from Dalny to Mukden ls now strangers as well as frie.ds, I feel a few being double tracked and the new line will l'es regarding the death of Gustlna Goet he substantially built. ler from lockjaw or tetanus In the chill room at the Krug Brewery would prove Railroad Dallill..ar In Manchuria. of Interest to many who ar. anxlou. to Th. Japanese are nnod railroad construe- know tn history of th. case. Th. girl cut tors. Tney are putting up magnificent th '' 'e on her right foot with a bridge, with th. finest of ston. work pleoa of a"1'". Wednesday, June 30th. I abutments, and ar finish. ug them wltn "aw her 'or tne ,lr8t time on Wednesday, steel work msde In Amerlra. The roads Juy 'tn- l ' m - J"t twenty-four hour, ar. ballasted with uusrti and other hard befor. har death. She reached the chill rook, broken Into pieces the site of a sugar rooni at the Krug brewery about noon lump. All along the line from Port Arthur Wednesday. July 7th. Was In the chill northward quantities if this ballast are to ro,im between twelve or fourteen hour, be .een. It ls ct rded up in'o muu'nds and before her death. Dr. Porter, who saw her rectangular piles, carefully smoothed over, acarcely more than twenty-four hours be The piles are painted at the corners anJ fore her death, tiave her the first injection they have thuu numbers in white paint of anll-tetanlc serum Wednesday morning, on top. and so ananged that if any of the Thee Injections of serum were continued I. on. l.ould be stolen, it could be detected every four hours until within two hour. Thin stone is broken by the Mati-huriau before her death; so notwithstanding the Chinese. They cover the face, of th. hills fourteen hours In the chill room and th. Ilk. blu. ants, hammering the rocks into four Injections of antl-toxlne, as well as places. They break them up at soma dls- every attention, death claimed the llttl. tanc. from th. road, and carry them down patient at 1 a. m. Thursday the 8th. Th. In baskets slung to poles which rest on period was entirely too brief to -do Justio. their shoulders. The earth for the em- to the cold air treament for tetanus, bankment to transported In the sams way. "I am as positive as ever that th. benefit Ther. ar. no .coops and steam shovels; 0f the cold air treatment will some day and Chinese cheap labor seems to serve be called Into the medical profession. Th. quit. a. well. Th. stations ar. well made, trouble in this case was that the diagnosis v.Uh platforms and stone facings; and all made in the last stage of the dUeaea, th. Improvemtnts seem built to stay. after the cervical muscles were stiffened. i the spine rigid, th. Jaws locked and con Around th. World la 88 Days. vulelona established, with practically no When Julea Verne a rote his story, preliminary treatment, which ahould hav. "Around th. World In Eighty Days," it com. at th. inception of the wound, to appealed to th. Imagination as th. most ward off the advance ot th. tetanus bacll- visionary of Impossible voyages. It wa lua. like th. remark ef Puck, the fairy, when ..Thl, ca i,monstrates without doubt, h. said he would put a girdle round th. how anU.Utanlc ..rum 1. aft.r thl. arm in. tony minutea uotn ot tne.a fc.ts hav. bean more then accomplished. By th. telegraph and cable, e can out distance Puck; and by means of th. Trans slbeiian and South Manchurian railway can cut th. Urns of Phlnsss Fogg down more th.n one-half. The trip around the world bas been made in forty days; and by th. latest tlm. table. Just instituted on thto aart of th. Trana.lberlan .y.t.m, it can be don. In thirty-eight. Let m. tak. you oa a thlrty-el,ht-day trip around the world. W. .hall .tart In th. Pullman deeper her. in Dalny at t a. m. Monday awning. On TuusJay w. tiui ouiMlvas Busy Developing the South f. t". . r.v., .VvA.v J - JAPANESE CONDUCTOR AT THE at Harbin, and go east on the International . train de luxe for Moscow. We reach mere it in eleven days and twenty-one hours, afler starting, and take another sleeper across Europe for Calais and London. Wa are there Inside fourteen days, or Just two i. . i . i ... .... .... ncrni iiuiil UJO lliuo w. 1CL mill I'll III. train. Allowing six days for crossing the Atlantic we reach New York In twenty aays. i" lve more take us to Seattle or Vancouver, and from there a ten-day voyage on a fast express steamer will bring ..... us to i oKOhama. JiDin. we can cross the Island of Hondo to Shlmonosekl hv rmlI ln twenty-four hours and there aet .teamers which in two dav. will take u. Steamers WOlCn in IWO OayS Will laita US back to Dainy, our .tartlng point In every part of this trip we have had as good meals as at a first-class Amerlcn hot'' nd we at 8a'e " You can now go rom Peking to London In on. mnr. ,h.n n.inv In one mors day than from Dalny to London, and the comforts- are equally treat. The Peking trains traverse the province of Pechlll and cut through the great Chinese wall where It runs down Into the sea at Shanhalkwan. , Theiice they cross Manchuria to Mukah, where connection Is made with the South Man churlao system. The first-class fare from Mukden to Peking Is under US. and from Dalny to -. a. a. ..... oA n.- "J i.ir . ju.i .-u. 'r to Moscow 1. ua ,n0ludlng th. lPln berth fee., an th. meal, on . 1-. . 1 . . . ... mo umcr are inrai mill-mg o.iiib 10 a u.r, wim erjr iuw B crmo rica. One can hav. a full dinner at a fixed pnee. or give order, for portion, at the following rate.: Soup, twelv. cents; fried fish and potatoes, twelve bents; beef- stek. to ord.r. fifteen cents; chicken cutlets, twelve cents, and curry and rio. the same. Salad costs only ten cents, bread and butter five cents, and tea, coffee and chocolate may be had at a nickel a cup. I give the., price, that v - ' ' Treating 13 W T UnTP A 'MM rtt Rrttltli D flm.h. ..n. h. fnlln.lm v.'.na.B wuuw ...v .w.'wn.... MiminiinlrftMnn In at.f.nae nf his thsory of cold air treatment for US tetanus, or lockjaw, which treat- ment recently was employed in the case of Tina Goetler at one of a.. vai ui. iiuo uoeuer at one oi the local breweries. He Is not willing to yield a point In conflict with his method of treatment, and maintain, that th. tr.at- - .-- ment ls scientific w .ni.m. nm..hin stage of th. disease ls reached, or In any well developed case. From the first hour th. child waa In th. chill room, sb. cou tlnually stated that ah. waa feeling better, and If th. cold air treatment 'did nothing else but relieve her, and at the .am. tlm. keep her free from th. violent convulsions which usually attend such cases, and 1st h,r Pceful and quiet death, with clT b,r mntl quallUe. a-00 t( within a few minute, of har death, It certainly did wonder, and to worthy th. further consideration of my profeaetonal ta-.tbtuo. No ea. wbo ever wKaeased ib Terminus op the south manchurian railwat at dalnt. they may b compared with thft rstraordi- loramhtt like Washlnfton. or parti of dock ISO feet lone, with repair shops at- narjr charge of our American diners. Parla, the centers of the webs forming; tached. $ circles. The circles ars usually on hlh The Jnner harbor Is protected by a break City f Mansions. rround and the streets run out from them water of stone and eoncrets more than a If you could lift up 111 of the finest wUl1 croM trt cutUnf mils lon. This rises ten feet abova the villas on the outskirts of a European 1 "f anles. highest tidewater, and the deep water area city, gardens and all. and drop them n thMe ch"cle8 th bMt of ,h new nBl" r- Iurtnc tha war the down on the slope of a hfl! overlooking buildings are being located. Central circle breakwater was partially blown tip. but It a beautiful harbor, you would have one h" ,ne new DU,Illng 6f the Yokohama a now being repaired. It Is made of blocks section of Dalny. This famous city of Specie bank, the civil administration build- of stone and cement, soma of which weigh the csar, built by the Russians at the Ing and other fine structures. The British fifty tone. southern end of the Transsiberlan sys- consulate haa rented some land on this At many of the harbors of the western tern, to more like FHirope than Asia, circle, and our American consul has aluo Pacific the passengers have to be landed The administration section, devoted to secured a lease, which, under Uncle Sara's ,n Punches. This Is so at Yokohama and the rallwar offlclala. la made tin of new nnllcv nf ownln his consulates In the N'Miasakl and also at Taku and Shanghai, magnificent dwellings of brick and stone, running along rounded by a wide streets, each eur- Tk. garden There beautiful is no Atlattc architecture In thin tinrt of tlio city, and as one drives through ... .. lie cannot reaiire tnai ne is in me wild of Manchuria. The streets are as clean as the boulevards of Paris, they are llchted by electricity, na me nouses re all large and made after a uniform .til. There is an administration building, with scores of offices; a Greek church, which ciiihiiuuw mum inu uu l hotel, which is one of the best of the This hotel Is now managed by i ,1 11... .. . .. 1 . I "ulu 'l"ul . comfortable throughout. The rooms are heated by great Russian stoves, built into th walls, and double windows aid to keep . ine wans, ana aouDie winaows aia 10 seep out the cold. The meals are served In French style, but the waiters are pretty Japanese girls, clad in kimonos and long white aprons. Japanese boys take the place of our chambermaids, and the serv- " ''Sf" ' ."La'e. Tnd eventeen 1ea". " Lnlted 6tte. and he speaks English well. Hew Daisy, - . - ... ,. h ml . lAlL- .-ITJ"!- 2:7 x, .lan. lZn , Im-hin- ikV t2fl ooo floo in I,rlT.,h r in f1"'.' "",!". "".JIT Tbnto VJV lS v2rt of the When tne war ciosea a large part or tne i.-j k.i . n-u. ' . " . . nmA men uihiicUi uw ivwg .no ofr many or the houses. The Chinese had carrlea away th. door, and window., and nad even tried to stMl the Russian stove.. In the res rlxncii a awl Inn the mnst of thase damages have since been repaired and a new town 1 rlsine; between that place and the harbor. There are fifteen brickyards now making building materials, and hun- areds of Manchurian masons and carpeu- ters are working away. Dalny lie. right on the harbor, running up a slope which ls backed by hills 800 feet high. It goes around the sea, its streets being laid out along the lines of two or three spider web. In this it to ' Tetanus wl.laait unnvilldnna atiff.Bn .naf .arnnv 1ai K.v.. ..Ih In . ..t t.t.n... J... w.via w... . .. wbu w .vvn.iwB, 0111M hut wnnal.r .t th. calm anI ..nil. approach of death ln this child. It only serves to strengthen my faith In the posl- tlve benefits obtained from the cold air treatment when it can be applied th a treatment wnen it can db appuea in a more systematic way and devoid of all dampness and noise, of machinery, which .i. nivaaiv. LIUOCI ill VHtlKHUOQ, A RICHARD McKEON. Bia Life Wu Saved by Cold Air Treat meet Wbaa buIrUig Iiwuk l.isnii.. THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEEs JULT r-T - far east, may form the alte of an Amerl- can building. The matter haa been sub- ... . . . . . mi,ted to the State department, but has ... .... . .... tlon could be selected It was the Nicholas nun coiuu ue pcitcira. 11 wbb me nitnuiM rircl of the Russian, and thev considered u one of thlr b - . ... New Town. The magnificent residence eertlnn whlti T have slreadv ri eem-thed - - lias farther Inland, over a great railroad cutting which Is now crossed by a fine stone Drmge. reminding one somewnat or the nw n.ooo.OOO Connecticut avenue brldgo acrol!g Rock creek , -WMhlngton. although v.,. m..n. . i.r. ti,. T,n , , . . . W compo-ea or poor buildings, constructed by the Russians. These are K.lnr r.nl.naut n nhal.nllal hn,,.o. .n - eln "Placed by substantial houses and stores, all built upon the Russian plan Kree Fort The Japanese officials tell me that the dr" f " churla. They hav. followed the Russia. Russian example ln that the town Is a free port, and they expect to make It a great "busi ness city. They have one of the finest """" cuy- n"vo on" ol ln ,,ne" harbor" on ,he western Paclf,- " free from ,c" ihe Twi- "hlp iT- ,hlrtT feet can enter at low Ude- Th' can land at th. Immense docks and pier, cars. Tallenwan bay. upon which the nsrhnr la slIUBtart rnmnrlsea minv anuare 1 r- 1 or IB luiuaieu. compnBes many square . . . . . mues. ana me aeep water area is Dig enough to handle the .hipping of all China. The harbor ha. granite wharves with . I. v. j.mv, t lr water Thrm .hirvu .re mnre .v. - 1 . ,v.r. .,m.. . .-nmmi.,in . t , 7 . P" Up orart" 01 twenty-two feet. The narrowest of the wharves are about 400 feet wlde and the rallwy track, run out upon them- The wharves are lighted with electricity and the channels by gas buoys, Steam cranes move on tracks up and down th. wharves and ther. 1. a granite dry by Cold ..a th. a... In nah n-w n.ll.nt. ..... in -hill aia 1111, ( JJ it II. "Hi a f n.r. th.f th. . . r . num. ber of cases of lockjaw occurr between the ages of 10 to 16 years, the number of male, being much larxer than the females, A tabulated report of &1 cases shows 778 a taouiaiea report or wi cases snows na were males and 203 females. Thl. sam. report lv.. proof that July furnishes a 18, 1909. Manchurian Railway System th' la"r pr be'n up J?"' .",nl miles from the Yangtse. When I left Chemulpo for Dalny I was towed ont to ... ... . , .... . .rV " -.c..i mm nunvcu 1. A .kin V. TrnAnn . n 1 1 V, . ... elr(cra,t u aftr .lhd ty,e ' he Venetian vnndollers. In lnndlnir at Hulnv "".T.. . " . ' " . Z. '. we came right to the pier and stepped from the ship Into the city. People of Dalny. The population of Dalny Is a queer mix ..r. r1 h 1 n lan.nM a .... i. --. IT -ninese, Japanese ana loreigners ,. ,'" "AJv".!. i'll. ara There are 40.000 of them and they constitute the chief work- lnr force. Thev dr ve the droachkies left large siores ana are cna&iceu iu vne im by the Russians, they carry the bricks .rt nort trade. There are five or . .. . . . . ... . na al" u,oa ln DU"aln na ule' lorm the largest portion of the mechanic. They do the market gardening, all the peddling, an In avMonn. vrt.h.r Th ll.i, - and are ln evidence everywhere. They also have nvsnv stores, anil ma nv rlrh men. There are Chinese policemen and some Chinese civil officers Chinese civil officers. The Japanese are the aristocrats of the town. They bos. the Chines, and a. a rule, do but llttl. of what Is known as coolie work. Many of them are officials, who dress ln European clothes, and not a few are merchants. Ther. ar. altogether about 18.000 Japanese. Outside this population of 68.000 of the Mongolian race. ther. ar. Just flfty-.ix European. and Americans. composed chiefly of th. consul, and their employe, told, Just three cltU.n. of th. Unlfd " . .. n ' cutteB. uw Ol mese la miser o. ureeiie, .! VI. I. . vn man - ' " ho was brought up ln Japan, and who f"r a tlm wa ln char f our con"'" . ,1 . . xt . .1.1 1 .... 1 ... . A '"v i -oai... uavci uii uo nini. v - Vladivostok, and from there waa trana- ferred to Dalny. Mr. Greene apeak, th. JPnese language fluently, and h. 1. a valuable man for this province. The other two American are Rev. Mr. Winn and his wlfe They ar, missionaries, who came her, from western Japan, where they had been doing work for more than twenty years. At the close of the war. when the Japanese took possession of Manchuria, ome of th. Christians among th. officials ' Dry Air M., t . ... V .1 .i . ,u- t .... VUIV1 LHU IIIUIILII. Ul III. VK.T. All 111. n,i..tin . . . .. .... it.i,.j a...- Nebraska shows a very small percent of deaths from tetanus. From 1870 to 1UO0, sixteen cases are renorted ltnwever I da not feel this is a very accurate report, for, not reel this is a very accurate report, for, to my knowledge, Omaha and South Omaha can cover that number in the last ten year, alone. Upon closer Investigation. I . ... . ,, . . . . , ' learn the child had taken no nourishment for three days and not a drop of water or fluid of any kind while ln th. chill room. "Th. most prominent case over which I have had direction ln which the results of the cold air treatment were successful was that of Francis McKeon, at present a healthy and vigorous young man of this cuy. i was summoned In his case Sep- tember t, 1304. The Infection wa. due to a splinter In the foot. All the usual symp- torn, of tetanus were present. "All ordinary treatment proved unavall- Ing. Oil September 6, when the con- vulslons were at their height I had the boy taken to the cooling room of a brew- ery. He showed marked improvement in an hm,. Thi. .... . a n i. i . an hour. Thl. wa. at p. m. At 1 a. m.. September 6 he recovered con.c osneM and begged to be taken home. His par- ents. against my wishes. Insisted on faking him home. Within twelve hours all the symptoms returned in aggravated form. I again prevailed upon the parents, and the boy was placed ln the chill room a second time. This time the same response and Improvement followed. In all this you could hardly believe the prejudice and op- position I encountered from the parents, On September U he had recovered suffi ciently to be removed from the chill room. In four weeks all effects ot th. dlseas. ' vanished. To my medical brethren I would say that I firmly believe the poer of the lung, to eliminate poison has been .-really under estimated. It has often beeen demonstrated that medicine injected by any of the meth ods can within a f-w moments be detected ln the breath, showing the willingness of this great organ to relieve the sy-tem of any aDnormai substance, i old air, as i maintain, robs the tetanus of Its vitality, and I would Include the bacilli of pneu monia, meningitis, icholera Infantum, typhoid, yellow fever and malaria, and other Infectious fevery. "I am positive the dy Is not far distant when cold, dry air will? be our chief weapon with which to combat lall this clas of dls. case. It ls simply a tetter application ot ,. . ,,,, , , ' . ... th. trinity of healer-water, sunshine and . . , . air. Water and tui.sb ne have an eslab- .v.i..uuie ii. vo llshed pis, ln medlcuj ueatment. It re- niaiiia lur a scienurio appucaiion ui air tempered to the various needs ot the case, attempted, to accomplish healing in quit, as wade a field a. by water and saasUne.' ll'- : 'L I t-v 'i f:.i IVW til I .....I'li I'll I. 1. IIIM.Il...l.l1l.l..l...lll,lH..H..l , . .1, ,. 1IH .Mill III! JAPANESE WAITER GIRLS, CLAD IN requested the wmns to start a church at . - Dalny- iia . and tne Japanese . . 1 . m .1 " i. ground on which the church stands, but subscribed about one-third of Its building; fund. The church Is a brick structure In the heart of the city. It Is not only sup ported by the Japanese, but they are carry ing on considerable Christian mission work outside. byTh. Cl. They hav. , ... . .v.. . The greater part of the business of ' " six Japanese bazars, each of which con- tan. a score or so of men and women rn(,rchs,rltll wno .,t ln ttie booths under . . . . irivrciianu, wno bit, in nine wuiim utiuor . roof wllh tnelr pUex, ound .. .. . . v i. mem or jaia upon bii.atoh . v ui ukk. Th.ra ls - ,..,, factory and several There is a Japanese factory ana several laige bookstores, some of which will com- " favorably with any In a city of the u'ued States'of ilm.larM.c . What the) Japanese Read. And Just here I would like to tell you something about th. book stores of this part of the world. Th. awakening of Asia ha. started the people to reading. There are big book store, ln all the cities of Japan, and also In those of Korea and Manchuria. I have before m. a list of libraries of Toklo during on. month. At - hk... h.r. . nvr t.n - . . . ...-. - Ihmilknil anDllcaUOIi. TOr COOKS. Our " .v . , .,..,. thousand of th... cam. from tudnta. vr hr" thousand from bun" m" u,n th.nBan.A frnm children ana six nun- dred from wom.n. Quaint Features of Life Maa-rnder Tribe of Mlsso.rl. N INTERESTING family party A was recently held at th. horn. of Alpheus B. Magruder of Whiteside, Mo., th. gathering having been called to celebrate th. reunion of five brothers- Eila. Magruder of Hunter, Okl.; George W. Masruder of Clinton. Ky.; Isaao M. Magruder of Wlnfield. Mo.: David M. MnarrulAi arA Tlmmu f- Xfaffnirlaa. nf WI.IImMh Thl. xi 1 the flint tlm. In " " " " .. ..... ....... ... more than twentv-flve vears the brothers nave a11 be,n together. Many of the de- scenaants were present, maKing in all bout 100 In the party. Th. Magruder. nav bMn at've In the development of - - w. Uncoltl county. After a dinner many old- faBhloned " ere Played. The chief 'por a" V0Prk,,P.P'nr f1?1- . rand' mother, and grandfathers vied with the . . ,.,,. ,, ,. . .... . , , . ., youngsters ln the pastime. The eldest of the brothers 1. years old and th. young est 06. ly Rat. Kill Tartle. Attacked by a .warm of rats, a big land turtle belonging to Frank Singleton of Darby, Pa., put up a desperate battle with the hungry rodents for Its life, but the rats proved too many tor tne turtle, wnicn finally succumbed to mere force of num- bers. That the turtle fought gallantly or lt" 11,8 and av the mor than thelr sha,e of the battle there to no doubt. Tne act that lhe turtl Wtt almost Im- Prnable In his shell, but finally sue- cmte'1 befole ,heir onslaught, Indicate. at "'V" ' ne tha' the rodenu waited their opportunity each UM u cautlougly ,tuck out , Uaiher-llke Tn fact that thr., cl,anIy ftveTpA ,ront Wgt ot ,he rodents were found beside the 0(a(1 turtle in the cellar prove, that th. vioiini maimed many of Its enemie before n wa8 killed Itself. Singleton had kept the turtle ln his eel- lar to drive away the rats, and believes that this was a concerted attack to rid themselves of their enemy. After killing the turtle the rats ate off Its head. S Trapping a l.lar. "Doctor, do you over do .nything for charity? I am an awfully poor -woman and hav6 heart trouble. Won t you please examine my htart with th. X-ray fre. of cost?" This plea was made by a poorly dressed woman of about tu to Dr. George Her- m.nn of Corryvllle, O. Happening to look a little lower than the heart, he dlnr.overed two i20 eold nieces In a chamcla bas under Ule womari . Kajlnent. "How la my hesrt, doctor?" "Vour heart t. pretty bad," he ejaculated, with a ting, of sarcasm. Is there any hope for me?" "Not If you keep this way," he declared as the third f2u gold piece came Into view. "I really mer.n that you had a bad heart, You lied when you said you were poor. Tane rhstmoney out of your waist and P8 m 5 " v The woman nesrly collspsed, but she . ... . ,, , . took out the ln gold ar.d from another . . , rt f h raimtnt drew out a purse con- ulng bllla Her Apple fie Got Ulna. "Mak. your vto crust rloh. .lire your apple, tun, put La plenty ut thsia, and KIMONOS AND LONG, WHITE APRONS. - .. ... .. uunni tna same montn at me ieyno library In ToWo 8a000 books were taken out. and th. moBt of these related to literature, mathematics and medicine The calls included something like 10,000 histories and biographies, 1,000 books on social and political economy and 10,000 volumes on engineering and the Industrial arts. The demands under literature and language probably include fiction, and . "" V. wTTtTuo over 19,000. There are now In TokJo 00 book-lending shops which reqnlre a deposit and charge from one-half to one cent per book per day, according to the value of the book and the time It Is out. . . - . . ..all.rl trr sr. tMnn "y " th" .,'h fo r, trvl . . , . ..... ,-.. . Tin ,U and bloTaPn,M- uch a" tho, of Lln Garfield. Gladstone. Bismarck. Na- . ' . ,M . poln an(1 Rovelt. are ln demand, Roosevelt'. Ut. to. I understand, very popular. Among th. books now most read by th. young men of Japan are Sarnu.l Smiley "Self Help" and Marsden'. Success. r ranees noogson uri . .in i- Fauntleroy" has been translated, as well " "The bcar.et r. Island- and 'Three Men In a Boat" Th. Japan... read the best work. In English. .Ine. on many subjeots. I "naerstand that an lntelleotual awakening of a some- .,,,.- n..,,,. l. !,,. h.nnln. In . .... ....... Wllt. ..-v-.w 4 . . rhin and that th. celestials ar. now "".m o many W.U kn0wn r'nLn boks 01 m y luuropeau uuubb. FRANK G. CARPENTER. u.e lot. of sugar." said Mr. T. W. S.y mour, th. -n-year-oia oriae 01 justice ot th. Peac Seymour. aea TO. ox jaajwooa. HL Mrs. Seymour won th. heart, hand, and fortune of her husband by making him luscious pies, and ah. av. a detailed recipe for the benefit of other widows who n'lt the .am. aort of ln- auceraeni. rier apple piV .171 iri aid Judge appl. pie. BeymOUT. 1 .IW.y. QIQ liae apple pie. but I never did get real appl. pi. until t aU heT PPl Ple- Effective Plea for Father. .,n,,.c..r. th. nlit.it n and th. younK.Bt 5 waiKed Into the office of gl w. cl Sheriff Rhodda at WllkeHbarra, Pa, Each washed clean, each wore ragged i . w .anh no- v.rw himrrv .nil th.v . . mii.a nad walked five miles, Ltwuirn, . ' i " - ' - - Please, I want to see th. sheriff," .aid the oldest. Sheriff Ithodria went to them. Somewhat frightened, but bravely, th. oldest boy stammered out: "Mr. Sheriff, I want you t gat my fatner' out of Ja. Tney put h!m , a wm5 ago, and we've eaten up everything In the house. I've worked and bought some tread and meat, but that', all gona W. aln.t haa nothing to eat .inc. last night, and w4 want father to com. home. I washed and dressed the children and we au waiked here from Port Orlffllh to ask you. please, Mr. Sheriff, let him out." iqury revealed the fact that the father waa John Rummage, a mine worker, In Ja" ,n dMfault of baU on th chara ot threats and assault and battery. Th. mother Is dead. -r M .M to a,t,nd to th. chiian, and a fsw hours later the father was released, The Offended Bride. Senator Crane, discussing a tariff argu- ment last month, said: "Well, I was misunderstood. I was a. badly misunderstood as the Glouoest.r cl.r- gyman. "A Gloucester clergyman wa. filling out a marriaue certiorate. rorgetting tn. date, he looked up, pen in hand, and said to the bride: " Let me see, this to th. Mventh, Isn't It?' "The bride, whose marital adventure. naa prt-n iiikiiuuiu, hubiivq nuiijr mna rv plied: " 'No, It's not the seventh. the fourth.' " Melf-Foretf ol. It's only i President Taft 1. fond of chtldr.n, with wnom ne is a ravorite. A charming .lory on thl. head come, from Cincinnati, One, when a pretty Cincinnati girl wa. a ch"n of r 7. Mr. Taft, calling at her house, found nohodv home excepting her- self. She entertained him a little while, and when he rose to go he stoopsd down and kissed her. "Here's one," he said, "for th. baby. Here is another for little Jim. And ber. ls a third for Billl. boy." Th. llttl. girl, drawn. g herself up, said haughtily she had been reading a novel; "Mr. Taft, you forgot youraalXI" He bent down again. So I did," he laughed. -Well. har.-. one for. myMlfl"-Su Louto OlobaOino. CaU 1 7 8 v i .