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THE EVENING BULLETIN: HONOLULU, H. I., SEPTEMBER 23, 1899.
DYNAMITE IS FICKLE.
"A. cftrtrldgo of dynamite Is pretty
tiucti like u woman you can ucrcr tell
Vhul IL U coins to do nest, because It
fcmsu't know Itself," said n boss blast
er. 't uac seen n powder salesman
th raw a cartridge of dynamite Into the
rcdUot Drx' box of a 20 horso boiler,
end the stuff Just burned llko lard.
Next day I saw a cart boy rwcat the
csiici-luiuut with a blacksmltfrs forgo
End n.plll of dynamite no iMgcr tban
a pea. and tlicro will be ft ikiolosouio
fcac and. sort coal In that by as long
a be Ururi.
'I Imuv seen a case of 100 sticks of
dynamite fall 800 feet down a shaft
and never wink, and I've seen an in
tflau drop a half cartrldi from his
hnud ta bis boot and not a venae spot
did the poor fellow leave hAIud. At
that the poor fellow deservS a better
fiile, for he uiado a desperate flght for
It befell' he scattered.
"lie was loading a block hole at the
time and hnd Just broken a cartridge
tu half when he dropped one of tho
pieces. lU'foro It could touch the
g.'ouad he colt of haltcaught It, and
then began u desperatu brief Juggling
act Again and again ho half caught
tin- deadly thing. Then he missed It.
lie mad". one InRt effort and stuck out
bis fool to break the fall against tho
hard gromiil, but It didn't work. Tlicro
wns a bni, nnd It wns lucky no otio
Wood near him. Which shows that
dynamite U like n woman, because In
my time I have dropped sluitlaily nun
divds of euitrldges of dynamite, and
till I am hero and with a good ill
gvtton. "Out It h In winter, when dynamlto
frwse. that It Is most capricious.
Tlii'ti ICyo'i want It to go off It simply
tftws. v" burns with u dull loar,
Ul:i a boiler blowing off steam. It Is
In thawing dynamite that inoi of thu
ace dentx happen about which you
ivad. There are two ways of thawing
dynamite one by placing tho car-trlilges-ou
a steam holler or w Ithlu safe
dNtnucc of a lire; the other by limners
bin them In palls of hot water. As tho
lHer method draws out considerable
of the nitroglycerin from tho enr
trl.Igcs. uud therefore weakens them,
H Is often discarded lu favor of tho
inre risky thawing by an open lire.
'I once saw an experienced powder
niHU thaw a dozen cartridges by an
o"n fire, though, as the sequel will
Imir. he compJeHft- kwt his head
wlnu Ruddeuly confronted with an un
i'n1 ouiergency. He had placed tho
nirtildge-M within a foot of an open
od Qrv nnd had seated hlnmerf near
by to an nit dovelopuitwts wImo one
V he cartridges caugtrt art.
'Had he left It to burn rt.oekf wt e
mmices aie a thousand to a Mm
tilns vi-ry startling would liar. hf
l ihkI. for It Is concussion nnd not Ore
explodes dynamite. Instead, ho
riMhed forward, picked up the burning
ai el; by one end, nnd holding It up-
' d like a candle began to blow and
t'l.iw until he was black In the face.
Ill- never let go until the name began
t nip Ids lingers, and then In his ox
r uont he threw the cnrtrldge to tho
Hid and began to stamp and grind
oi, tr with his heels us If he were 1:111
I' n Kiako; nnd. by thunder! ho
.iii;ed ort the burning cartridge and
U d to till about It! The cart boys
n d him 'Anger after that, becauso
In -'.vMl lie ought to be an nugel now.
:ie uay n professor from Stevens
1 1 !tute of Technology came to tho
l . ry und nsked inu to perform a
aln ixperlmeut for him. YW
! ited with dynamite direct from a
m-i.-cpapi r on to a block of Iron. Tho
! fwor wild the experiment proved
li I luti'Ui-.IIug. as he had discovered
ing other things thnt dynamite
,:s downward and not upward, llko
I U piv..ler. Our way of proving
i: i lu n quarry Is to lay a stick or
' .unite on top of n bowlder. After
l hhot the bowlder Is smashed to
5tlt tl.e profetisor had his own no-
.. He carried three round blocks
I: on s Inches lu diameter and
e l:n iM thick. Then he tool; a
hpnpi i from his pocket and spiend
lu 1 1 oer the face of the block,
.iced i.alf u stick of dyiiamltu on
.;1 Kiveird It with n little heap
r.u.l ..id touched her off. You
. I I... ,:iy believe the result, but
i".ili the block on exhibition In
i. ' si lu the Stevens liislltntti
..V. . .1 lull can lend nn It rlla.
ly ,i loiirse, the type ni pi-nrs
a tl.e iirliuliiL- of thai tun nf I
p.ip which covered the block at I
i i hup i r the explosion. I
.t i lie profcfsur had niiotlier
' !.le i ,i III- sleuve. lie picked nil
:.i lit leaf and spiend It out :
i ..ice 1 1 u second block. I prcpar- j
i-r. . e iiluillar to the llrst, ami
t ,IL". .he ilbs of the leaf nml even I
I - ui:t.... s appeared distinctly piehs-
,iU.. l-i- Iron suifnco. Accoidln '
the p.ore.ssor, the uctlon or the dy- ,
b.iiulti wa.i so quick that tho ribs of
ii leaf km! not time to burst npjit '
t fore they wero Impressed on tho
lnili. lu tho case of the newspaper
tin- printed letters wero harder than
tin- suitoumllug white of thu paper,
tlicrefoie the linprcsblou.
-1 he pioressor's thhd block Is not on
.lillIi!nii fill' tltn iciirinti Hint u tmv.
, C"iitnl ii piece or It larger than a clovo
- ma mat tcmimis me, what do you
ii'V" 'Hie leporter until "Yes." Chi
r .'o Inter Ocean.
In- careful render or a row good
i 'qiaptiH inn leaiu more lu a jenr
t 'i moKi scholars do In their great
, ui;-i l li. Kauboiu,
DIET FOR TYPHOID FEVER.
How to Cure For a Patient Buffering From
Hippocrates nnd other Greek physi
clnus employed n cereal preparation
which they termed ptisan as nn excel
lent diet in fevers, Etyrs Or. J. II. Kel
logg in Now York Voice, t tisan con
sisted df a thin groat, prepared from
bnrloT meal, and bolhxl a long tlmo.
Tho irablo nnd other physicians of tho
mldolo agog, ns 'well as Galen nnd Bo
man physicians of tb onrly centuries of
tho Christian tea, nlso mado nso of pti
san. Modern physicians liavo depended
largely upon milk, but oxtended ob
servations haV convinced the writer
that milk in its ordinary etnto la not
tho most wholcsomo food for nso in ty
phoid and otlior lovers. Milk requires
nn abundant supply of actlvo gastrio
juico for its (llgostlm. This is lacking
Well cookoa cereals, nnd cspeclaUy
predigested sweat foods, frnits nnd pro
pared nuts no especially valuable as
constltncuts of a fever dietary, Amo'"1.
tho predigested foods aro rwlobuck,
grnuola nnd gruno.so, which, taken
cither dry or poftcucd with wntcr or
fruit juice, aro exceedingly wholesome,
tho starch being lnrgely converted into
ncroodextriu, which by n slnglo added
step is quickly nnd easily converted into
sugar. Malted nuts dissolved in wntcr
uud maltol nro also highly valnablo for
Ubo in fevers.
Fruit jniccs without cano sngnr, and
such ft lilts as peaches, naked apples,
ripo grapes (rejecting seeds and skins),
nro nlfco suitable for lover patients. In
tho early stages of thu dlscaso tho diet
may, for a tow days, consist of fruit
juico alone, ns tho patient cannot ap
propriate food to any extent and faBtiug
is of real advantage After tho first
week tho farinaceous preparations men
tioned may ho ndded. Tho nut prepara
tions aro most appropriate for tho bo-
ginning of convalcsconco nnd onward,
aud nro superior to anything else for
rapidly rebuilding tho watted body.
How to Make rotalo Dumpling;.
Olio quart of grated cold boiled pota
toes, measured nfter they aro grated,
two eggs, two tablcspoonfnls of flour,
half a tcnspoouful of salt, an eighth of
a tcnspoouful of pepper. Mix tho pota
toes, flour mid seasoning together, bent
tho eggs until light, add to tho potn-'
toes j mix ull togother. Dlvido tho prep
aration into 13 parts. Roll each part
into a round ball, drop it into boiling
salted water aud boil 15 minutes. Re
uiovo them with a skimmer nnd serve.
Uiih to Cln the Skin With Oil.
From tho druggist get two onnccs of
oil of sweet almonds, four drops of oil
of bitter almonds, ono tablespoonful of
camphor wnter and four ounces of
whito wnx. Put this in a dish set in n
basin of boiling water and stir until tho
wax is molted. Add ono-fourth of a
ftunpoonfnl of salt. Then beat it until
it becomes cold. It will tnko about an
hour nnd should bo Muooth liko salvo.
If not beaten, it has n grain nnd is not
to good. Spougo off tho faco with clear,
warm watr. Then apply this oil, rub
bing U in with tho tips of tho fingers.
Then with a moderately conrso towel
proceed to rub it off. If you do it hard
enough, thu towel will bo qulto black.
This oil may bo used nt any tlmo, but it
is better to uso it nt night, following
with thu hot wnter without soap. This
cleaning oil does what tho soap ennuot
A Slip of tho Tongue.
Artist (who has unexpectedly receiv
ed n check for u portrait ho has just
painted) Ah, after ull peoplo nro not
to bad ns wo paint them Flicgcuds
Our buencerbunil l'lun In Germany.
Kmpcror William has decided to
adopt tho Amciicnu saeugorhund plan
for tho cucoiiragomuiit of hlngliig. I3o
ginning next year, thero will bo an an
nual competition, tho chief condition of
which is that each choir taking ,part
will rcceivo an unpublished mublcal
composition nbout mi hour beforo tho
content tulcos place, Thero will bo no
accompaniment. Tho kuisur's prizo is u
vnlunhlo jewel, and tho president of thu
whining choir will bo allowed to wear
it for a year. If ono choir wiiiA tho
prize three years in succession, it will
become its absolute property. Now
.Viiiiii-H uf Den mil r It' KIiik.
Deninurk'H Kings Mr 3S1 jcars hnvo all
been named Christians or Fiedeilcks.
This Is not tho result of neclilent. It Is
the law of Dennimlc tlint f'lnia,in.. ...,
j bo succeeded by Fiedciick ami Frcdeilek
vy iviiriuiinn. mo auam tins end with
out the changing or names In ciim of
denth or other reason every Daulidi
prince, no matter wluit other names ho
inn receive, alwayB Includes Christian
and Frederick among them,
v '. tat iijnlwVw
INEXPENSIVE DEVICES IN HOT WEATH
ER HOUSE FITTING.
A Corner of the Plir Mmcte Deeormttve,
InTltlng and ltettfal Mantetpleoe, Mir
ror and Fireplace IJthlly Draped With
Comfortablo living during tho sum
mer roqulres vastly dlfforont ossontials
and nocosaorlos from thoso with which
wo surround oursolvoa in winter. To
many women fortunate in possessing a
country sent and a olty homo, or who
havo only to lssuo orders for transform
ing a houso by taking up carpets, re-oiling
tho floors, replacing hoavy curtains
With lighter ones and upholstered fur-
riAZZA COZY CORNER.
nlturo with willow or wood, tho prob
lem is perfectly pimple. But to tho
housowlfo whoso ono offort in winter
is to inako hcrlittlo dwelling homelike,
warm und cozy to chaugo theso samo
rooms nt small expenso into restful,
cool nnd inviting ones for tho humid
days of July aud August is a momentous
question. Tho Decorator nnd FuruUhcr
pronounces it n metamorphosis worthy
of attention, which it gives in helpful
hints and skotches, including tho fol
lowing: It is hoped, that tho vornnda upon
which ono will spend ninny of her read
ing nnd sowing hours is broad, nnd that
somo kindly nnd provident hand has
planted vines aronnd it, thus securing
tho first great comfort, shndo. How
ovor, if thero bo no growing vino a very
pretty dovico can bo brought into'6orv
ico. Havo boxes similar to tho winter's
window boxos made, to bo fastened
along tho top board of tho railing or on
brackets screwed on tho inner ledgo.
Plnco iu these boxes, if it is past seed
timo, plants, of nasturtium, or any
other climber which can bo hnd already
started nt tho greenhouse Theso vines
climbing on wires to tho porch roof will
givo a delightful slrado,
A largo hammock in which ono may
lio comfortably can bo hung from one
corner of tho porch. Tho most comfort
ablo and cool chairs aro thoso mado of
bamboo or willow, but theso aro expen
sive nnd not very substantial, aud as wo
nro furnishing this veranda as cheaply
ns posslblo wo must look for moro
"homo inadcy" furniture. iWooden
chairs nnd n bench, painted dark green
and varnished, will commend them
selves for economy's sake and durability.
A folding tnble, or sovcrnl of them,
will bo found usoful. A smooth board.
any sizo ono wishes, fastened to tho sido
of tho railing with hinges, forms tho ta
ble part, underneath being screwed n
leg or braco which, when displaced, al
lows tho board to lio flat down against
tho wall or railing. By this it is out of
tho way, but can bo easily Eot up again,
making n convenient stand upon which
to lay ono's sowing bnskot, books or tea
Cushions mndo of denim or burlap aro
to bo used on tho chairs, bench, ham
mock and stops. Keep them in tho dif
ferent shades of bluo, gray, green and
brown. Theso aro cool looking aud rest
ful colors suggestive of tho wntcr, sky
A fow painted Chinese lanterns huug
on wires from ono post to another of tho
veranda lends a docorntivo touch to tho
DUAl'lM) WITH CIlAl'K VAI'kll.
scene, nnd whon lighted in tho evening
givo a mollow glow'nnd fostivo appear
ance. Insido tho houbo crapo paper has ho
como qulto n fnctor iu summer decora
tions. It comes in such n variety of
shades nnd designs and lends itself to
daintily to decorations of every form
that it hns retained its popularity
through soveral searous. It cnu bo drap
ed bticccfehfully o er n sholf or mnutlu
and fcbtooucd on tho mussivo frames of
mirrors or paintings, taking procedonco
over tho timo honored (becoming, thank
gooilnuH, ' ' moro honored in tho breach" )
Ornpo paper draped ns n curtain or
fastened on n frame can bo utilized ns n
ilroplaco screen. Tho grnto should not
bu closely covered, for it is a, sploudid
ventilator, nor can it bo left entirely
open h yawning black holo to spoil tho
diiuty color bchomoof one's room.
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