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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU. H. T., SATURDAY, AUG. 30, 1602.
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POKER PROPOSITIONS THAT
THE BOSTON MAN PUTS
"Were you ever In Boston" asked
the sporting man. as. nftcr drnlnlng
Ma glass he fished out a sprig of nilut,
tend chewed reflectively on the fr-v
Then- was a dreamy. Tarawa) look
In hlB c)e that made, tho harkecper
wonder If some new exercising vard
for the ponies had been established
near the Hack lni and the spotting
man had been the first outsider to
"Naw," he said briefly, "but I've
heard of It. That's where tho beans
tome from, ain't it. and they have
brown bread for breakfast, Sunday"
'Torgct It." said the other. "Them
things come ocr with Christopher Cu
lumbUB In the Mr) flower, but there Is
new noston, now. And say! n
ant to put on blinders, and drop
jour toe-weights when you strike the
town. If jou ever do go there.
"I don't ofUn kick on any propor
tion this side of a stroke of llghtnin
but 1 had three dRH and hIrIUk up
there last week, an' I got so bus tr
Ing to keep up with the procession
that I was nlmlght) clad to Ret back
here In New York, where I toiild ll
down by the side or the road some
where In the Tenderlolu and pick dan
dellons and think for a while and
listen to the ihjtliml throbs In 'be
tack of my head.
"Sa. I'e sti-n people In little old
New York that set themsilves up for
capable drinker and there are sore
few of 'em that get away with ike
proposition, but the best of 'em is onl"
fit lor ento In the ptlmnry grnde In
Boston It's the climate, I reckon.
"Thfj fca It's Just as well to be
dead as to be sober over there. wh"a
the east wind blows And no sober
man ever jet walked from the potof-
lice to the Iloston Common without
lolug his wn).
"Hut the great feature of Iloston i
a thing they cll draw poker. Tlit j
got me into a garni thete. the nlclit
Vfore I hunted out the riturn tick' I,
an' say. it's the grentest game ever.
"I thought 1 Ii artied poker on the
Mississippi when I mis walkiu' roun 1
in pin feathers, an nftt r I'd taken i
few more bssons out in the Rockies
when I was a little oldei I took a whirl
In Chicago. Say. all that was Just ek
mentnr), to to speak
I got the rudlmtiits all right, an'
picked up enough science to lay ilo n
four tens after the dialer had dnwu
one card. Hut when I rem hed .Ven
York an' saw the possibilities or the
game. I realized that It was up to i.ic
to do some uttual hard stud) hefoit
I could tackle the heavyweights
"Somehow I got the notion after it
few months that 1 was the ip.i1 thing.
A man that tan hold on to his own
chips and plik up a few blues besides
In a New York game is apt (o feel
thest) If he renll) knows what the)
fall poker nut West
"You tan sii) what )ou line aim 'I
New York hot air. Some ol It Is pretty
gass). I'll admit; but when It comes
to blowing about the local brands o'
pokti, thile ain't no Western 'linn
that has an) pi'cp tomin. He niav
win money when he pla)s out West,
but If he wants a real strenuous game,
he can't do better than to tackle some
o' the grown-up pla)trs In this town.
"That is, 1 thought so till I went to
Boston An', say that's far enough
i:.iet for inc It's me for the peaks an'
prairie If I leave town ugaln.
"1 don't know what the) might no
to me If I got caught in Maine or Nova
Scotia. Kind o' seeins like the furtLer
East jou go tho better )ou tlnd nut
what you don't know ubout draw pok
er in' I'm tree to admit tbut I'm dis
couraged. "I think I'd rather go back an' play
with the men that haven't had all the
advantages of a higher edutatiou.
Sa), three-card monte and old maid
rank in the one class alongside o'
draw poker In Hostun. My, but It's a
"I nu talking about it with a cab
driver down ntar what they call tho
da)po. Honest, they do. Tho llltl
kdilets that sell newspapers on the
streets In Boston wear ejeglassea and
"This cab driver was a decent sort,
and when 1 told him I had tho coupon
left that was good for one first-class
passage home, he told me I was play
ing in large luck. Ills tiuuble was
that ho bad married a Iloston woman
md bought a Iloston horse, and he
couldn't get anybody to take them oft
"I mentioned poker to him and he
sort o' sighed and snld he leckoned It
was the malignant Inlluente of ethical
cultuto that had operated toward the
evolution of a more Intrlcnto s)sto'i
in the game than was known elsj
where. You wouldn't think a cab dri
ver would bu that, now. would )ou?
Well, ho would, atter he learned the
way 'round Iloston
"He wasn't surprised that I was
broke. All ho wondered at was tho
"There was seven of us playing,
and say, there was two other men
wanted to butt In. I kicked on that,
and asked "era what they'd do for tho
draw, and they said they had a dm I;
with elevens and twelves In It. ThCy
bad, too, for I saw It, and they said
they played poker with It; but 1 drew
"I don't like so much water In my
whisky, anyhow, and I told 'em 'hey
might play with It If they liked, or
even use a pinochle deck far all I
cared, but all I'd do would bo to IijjI;
on. I had prejudices, I said, and one
of 'em was against delaying tho gamo
long enough to tount so many spots,
"Well, I could see that moat of the
Interest of the gamo would ho gona It
1 dropped out. All they wanted was ,t
chuutu at me, and If I'd understood
Huston butter I'd hit the gtound with
a big bump, right then, but, as I win
saying, I felt chesty about poker, an 1
J bad It in mind that tlieio was going
to bo a surprise party. I don't know
but what I was right about tbnt, too,
but nothing seems to surprlso a Hus
"Then- wasn't an)thlng vet)
markabio atiout mo piay lor im- urn
twenty minutes. There- was a geoer
In blue spectacles that sat opposite
me they said he was a theological
student and from what I saw I slum1 1
say he ought to be that had tnktu
quite n few lissons in dealing, anu,K,(1 ,J !(oforo t pn)i.j ny mot-',
usually scooped the pot when lie hud)tht)H(.n , u,K,.d Vm 1(iy ,md na).
. . .. i
the plaelnR or the pnttt-uoarus, nu.
that dldn t trouble mc none
"I had him down fine on tho second
round, and I took It out on him whiu
somebody else denlt It was eas to
stay out when he dealt, t don't know
whether the others wire on or not. but
1 guess not. for he was a good winner
when I dropped out.
-bm there was another chap that
had an educated finger-nail that was
a decided blip to mc. You see he used
the old s)stcm, and I could !cad ll.e
backs of the aces as well as he c-ouM,
after lie niiktd 'em. There wasn't any
tall ror me to ask for new decks.
"That Is I thought so, first olT, but
a man lenrns considerable In Hostyn.
This gU) gave me a Jolt that strained
my button-holes atter we'd platd for
twent minutes, nnd, say, jou know
what a trivial thing an ate Is when
It's a misfit, don't )ou' I know, toj,
but 1 mer had It Jump up and hit me
in thi ee. like It did In Iloston.
"He was dealing and It was me to
his U ft. I passed and we all pnssed
but him. nnd he opened
"Having the ten to the king In dia
mond" I look' d at the top of the deck,
and sav' The advertlsemi nt on tb"
back o' the top tntd looked as big ns
a moon. It was me for a roval flush,
one to thrte on nnd an ace IiIf.'j
stialght at a hundred to nothing. Ju-1
natural!). ou couldn't have drove inu
out of thi- running with Oatllng gut.)
an 1 boosted hi in a stack.
'That kipt the others out. but be
tame back at me. double, and 1 come
near giving him lupaitee befole tbo
draw but sunn how I wcnkiucd I
thought I'd see what he dicw in1
make pla) afterward, so I Just mado
good, telling him he was on the vergo
of getting a great moral lesson, jut
he Just looked foolish an" said nothln'
' I took the one nn' he stood pat I):
tours-. If that ate had lit en the dia
mond Id beiti betting )ct. or tele
graphing to Sheedy for more inoiiev
but it wasn't It wn n spade
'He put up two staiks ngaln. and
I did the mil) intelligent stunt I i -intmbtr
about the whole tutting I s 1 1 I
ni) hand light under the disc mils, and
he showed down his openers. He only
hail a di in e full.
"It didn't null) nipple me. for I
was prttt) well to the good whin l sat
In, but it shook in) (oiifldenie a nut h
and the) didn't see the mlor of my
i hips again till I taught time king:'.
Kviu at that I didn't gtt sass). for th"
theological student was dealing, but it
only cost two bones to play, not being
a Jack, and I luvesttd. I'd laid down
at that If the dealer'd come in, but ho
must have fumbled somehow, for li"ii
he looked at his cards he tin civ Vm
"Tho age made good and that made
four in and Ight dollars In the p,,t
with me the last to draw. The ng.
took two cards and I sized him In,' a
Fair and n kltker. thlnkln' of eoutee
If he'd had threes he'd raised befom
"Then, as the othi rs took three
cards api.ce, I lontluiled I had 'vm all
nailed to the wall. You'd think so,
wouldn't )ou? It wouldn't strain your
nerves none to bet lf cents on a clutii
like that, would It? Well. )ou tr) it
on in Hobton sometime.
"Tho first man bit n white chip.
That was good poker and I iccognl'.(l
it. The second man, he put up r.
white chip, too, nnd I sns to ni)ielf
that he was all right. Ho was lookln'
for a raise lati r on If he had anything.
"Then It tnme to me. I'd drawn ono
card an' I boosted It Ave.
"Then the age tome back nt mo with
ten more and the others dropped. It
wpb like finding a stlrf with a fat pock
et. I slztd him for tbiees and It was
'lev en to one my kings wub good.
"Course he might have ates, but I
thought not So wo Joggled tnih i th
er once or twice and he cnlltd, show
ing down nine high, and when l show
ed three kings ho itatbid for the Jit.
"It sort o' stunned me. but l had
enough present e of liilnd to boiler.
"'What's the matter with my klngst
I abked hi in.
" 'Thrt.o kings Is n good Imnd," l'o
sa)s, 'but I've gut a nine, seven, live,
"'I see )ou have," snjs I, 'but what
"'That's a Hkietir,' he sa)s. ,
An' what's a bkeuter?' I asked.
A skeeter Is a nine, five, detue
with any other two tarda bttween a
nine nnd n deuce, so that there Isn't
any pair In the hand. It beats threes,'
Wtll," I sa)S, 'I don't see no tns-
The undersigned, for many years en
gaged in business in Honolulu, would in
form the public that he is in no way inter
ested in or connected with, the under
taking business carried on by Mrs-Emily
Cameron Williams, under the name of
B. C. Williams.
C. E. WILLIAMS.
wis hung up 'lound the room for lh-5
patimts to play with. Vli don't you
bae fin'' I says. 'You eati't run n
real first-elass funny house wlthu.it
on have tho fixtures'
' Hut they nil said a skeeter beat
three of ii kind In Iloston, nnd I had to
Don't )ou play big and little ens
slno, or ilishl and U ft bower, or nlrf
hit Is, or something?' I says. 'If you
do. Just say so. I Just dote on opium,'
I told 'em, 'but 1 hnte to blto Into a
(.hunk of It when I'm eating blntic
mange. You hadn't might to spring It
on me so sudden. I'vo got a weak
beatt. nn)how, und this Is far, far
fioin Cj press Hills.'
Will, they said that was all there
was to It, and never thlnkln they
wi re lvlng about It, I went on p1a)lng.
I don't know as they meant to He.
either, but It seems, I'd ought to have
found out more about those skeeters,
If 1 had, mehbe 1 wouldn't ha' been
bit twite 1 don't know, though, 'must
anything happens In Iloston.
'We pln ed along half an hour mor-
MONSTER GUN THAT WILL SHOOT TWENTY MLESfrzXiZASz
There has Just been toniplcltd at
the I'nlted Stntes nrstnnl at Water-
rllit a lO-liiel, rifle, whlth, according
to Colonel J. P Parley or the Oidnante
Department or the United Stntes Ar-
my. Is the most powerrul gun In the
world. It la the first or u series of
similar weapons to ho tonslruited for
the toast defense of the I'nlted States,
The Kndlcott Hoard, whlth was ap-
pointed in tho 111 at iiiliiilulstintlon of between .'I7.U00 and "I8.UU0 pounds to
Orover Cleveland, had the whole sub-Ithe square Inch. It Is estllunlul that
Jeet ot seaeoast deli-use under tonsld- lhe gun will throw a projectile weigh
i ration, and remind the ioiii liislou lug '!7il pounds, with a muzzle vetue
that i Ighteen of these weapons should (lt) or 2,'IUM feet a second, developing
be provided fur the plolectlou of New u muzzle em rg) of bS.oiliI root tuns,
York, that ten or tbelu should be lot It is not impi nimble that by using
mounted ut Sun l'liim Istn, eight at 'a slower but nlng posfller. giving a less
Iloston and lour ut Hampton Ituails i maximum preSHiiie.Mfie gnu would tie
Other rilled guns uf large uillber , velop even greater velocity and i ner-
heKtofore (Hindi lifted in the Italian
gun. tnllber 17 7t Indies, the I'leueh
gun of 10. hull uillber, ami the Arm
stiong gun or 10."." Inch lullher.
which Is turrle'd mi the linttleHhips
Henhou ami Sans l'ele-il. Not unv or
these lompaies In point of imig) and
range with the 10-luch gun Just nun
plcted fur the tioveitltilelit. Tilt lunge
A HOME RUN THAT
'Did 1 i-vei tell )ou about tin one
ciiiusiein on which I went outside thn
Itgitlmatu world of spnrf" hegau the
Colonel. To the Colonel ruling, pok
er, cock lighting and an occasional
t)mhlug composed the reeratlvu
iphere of a ge'utleiimn "I thought not
It was back lu 'b" when the fire
men's tournament was held hole lu
1'ieeboro. At that time every town
in Jones count) had a volunteer tiro
t'ompan) and the ) early drills uud ex
hlbltloiiB wciu of greater Importance
than the circus. The meetings lasted
a week and consisted of team races,
hose squirting conlcals, baseball
games and bomu other Indonr games
"The rivalry between the ball
teams was Intense, l.vciy one expect-
ed n iloser contest than usual that
jear. Tho l.lghtfoot Lilies were tho
populnt favorites, but the Itlngtlcld
Homers had n stronger team than usu-
al and their friends were pretty con -
enten d tho contest and her new team
was not eoUBldoied formidable by tjie
leaders. As u mallei ut rati the team
una n.n nrirniilzed until u week before
"As I was tho only uinn or affairs In
the, village who was not a "member of
n.t! lire companj'. 1 was elected man
ager. The lust mauager had disap
peared In tompany with the gate re
ceipts, nnd the team decided to tnku
"Well, I advunced the tucessary
money and the team practiced every
day for u week. They hardly tool!
time for meals. They certainly were a
fine lot, nnd cm the last day of prac
tice the) showed up so well that thi)
betting diopped from long odds to
about J to 1
Much to the sutpilsc ol the outbid
eis the Kieeboio bci)s went through
tho contest with nn uubioken stijug of
victories. Them wore Just two gnmes
between them and tho championship,
und on the day before) the c lose of t.u
tournament they deleated the ning
field Itourers by u big m.iigin. This
made people think nnd the supporleis
ut the Llghtfnnts began to look for a
on I was ret tine back about even
wbm 1 caught four tens cold, nn
braced up for a klllln"! It was a good
pot to begin, nn' I nursed It like a
sick baby belore the draw. There was
two raises beforo It come to me. an' I
hlsted It two stacks an' got two stay
ers at that
The) both stood pat an' 1 took nee
card. When I shoved up my pile I
was singlir humia) scnooi songs witii
both elbowa. It was Just like getting
Well, one man dropped, but tho
other called, nnd ho showed down an-
otbtr of thoso skeitera.
'"You've got It,' I says, 'but here l
where a sktcter don't blto. I've ,ot
Hut my skeeter is nil clubs,' n)s
the feller, 'an' a flush Bkccter beats philosophy at tho Unlvormry of allcnl
fours.' An' the other gii)R all said It !gan. He hail a. beautiful course la the
lid, so It was me for the da)po. Inttodurtlon to philosophy, which was
"I'm not going to Iloston again, snapped up by some forty Juniors who
When I gt tired of tho Tenderloin, were Innocent of the knowledge that
I'm going to live on Mont l'elcc or(for four months they would be Kept
lown In the Philippine, or somewhere speculating publicly upon the e.ve and
where there Isn't so much excitement 'the orange, whether the fruit existed
I find I've got to take caro of my
nerves for the ivst of my life, and 1 Itaste and size nnd'li3ile until ther
didn't get used to the iloston wn)B.was nn eve backed by-canaclousnes
quite enily enough to llko '(in," i to record thtse Impressions and deduce
The barkeeper said nothing, but ho the lonelusion of an eltent orang?
plajed wlg-wug with bis head for n II) the time the ftrat qui' C'ltuc. every
moment and ,bt n mixed another Ju-.iiian In tho class w.w quiklng In his
Up, boots, with the exception of Oalbralth
"This one" be said, "Is on tno.who answered every quiMttoa before
bouse" Inny one else had n chance, always
und merg) of tho American gun will.
" lonrse. vnr) wnn mo quality nnu
n,raounl , I" ". " '""'I"
.Hon or the attual perlorinnnee of the
'RUn ul ,,,,,,., 0ij be dctel mined
,y actual trial tests. With smokeless
powder, as at present proposed, tlr
'Kmi requires a powder cliatge of 570
'pounds, but If the old black powder Is
used. I.l7i pounds will be r quired
With u maximum powder pressure of
g) thnn this with a telntlvel) small
lllciease In the ( bninber pnssilie.t
l'.M'ii nn tin1 basis given aliute, iow
i er this gun shows enurniuus su
peiloilt) to nil) or the l.uge guns
above ineiitluneil The Italian gun
ror Instance, throws n projietlle
weighing J.imio pounds with a iiiiiIp
velocity nt 1 Too Hot a set nnd. and an
ehtiuce to hedge.
'Never lu the history of tin tnuina-
ment had such a iruwd belli seen as
gathered to seo tho tlnul struggle. Tho
Htiuid wus packed to the roof und tho
Held along the base lines was a mass
ol cc lied humaultj.
"At the end of the eleventh Inning
tne seine wns even at two tuns apiece.
I'rom the beginning It seemed ns IT tho
Lilies hud ull the best or It. ,
"You see that the competing llru
tompanles had parked their engines lu
the outfield and the Lilies' backers
had turned their hose on the fluid and
soaked It. At first wo thought this'
Uou,i hinder their flelderH us much ns Polng around the hai.ub like a whirl
It did ours, but those farmers kept - When be reached the plate they
their feet In tbo mud ns ir they were " " I"-" a ""-"l '"lult "il threw
! used to It, while our boys found It at-." '''r hc fielder's head.
most Impossible to get under a fly. "of course the umpire did not live
, "We munaBed, nevertheless, to shut 'he night out and b.uieball has never
them out In the first of tho twelfth - n popular hnro alnte We did not
'uud they killed the first two men who -"'' hospital here then and, alto
leami) up In our half of tho Inning. u'E'thir, It was almost too strenuous.
look.d as If w., might make It a tie.
but nubody dared to hope for moro
"HusHy their plleher got tired and
gave two bases on balls. Wo weio
quick to see our chance, and ) tiled
with delight. The next man up lor us
was Hi Coles, thn heaviest hitler on
'Our most anient supporters wero1
the Lunesvlllo Hose, iney nuu won
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llie 1IUB11 MIiilllllIB luiuini uuii nuu ui-i I
ull the prize money on our winning.
"When III came to bat tho boys
Jumped up nnd manned their double
expansion hand engine. We did not
understand Just what they were up to
but we soon found out.
"When their centertUIder sa- who
held the stick he got sort of scared and
inn back till he was right in front of
the l.iinesvllle engine. The first ball
pile bid was u straight one and HI hit
It with all his strength
"At the moment the linll left the bat
flm I nriiitit llln linu ttnirfin In unrL' i
ll...lr .nrln.. III,.. n,...l II Mn !,.
iir.it iu i.i,..n,.i,iri,i...,i it ,.r.
"The bull was coming dowu right In
till i-imi nun viniieus) iiumii iieii, lie
his liunils It seemed to take ages for
PROFESSOR DEWEY HAS
Prof. John Dewey, of tbo Unlverslt
0f Chlcngo, has a poor memory for
. nnmi,. ,, mlaM ,., ,-...
, , , ,..,..
iiutiu 10 tne same mwi iuutuj-u tuut-s
n as man) minutes, anu umei men-
f.ns some such dlstlngulHhin.t mark as
iky - bluo trousers or n red and )ellow
tie, he couldn't tell for the life ot him
that the follow had ever impinged on
his retina before, ucioru ue came to
(Chicago, rror. Dewey wan professor of
.nt nil, with Its qualities of color anlgot through." said Miss Turner, and
i nerg) of only 40.0JO foot tons con
sldtrnbly less than oiie-lnl' that of
the new American weapon The max
imum eiierg) of the Hull in French
and Hngllsh guns la Pi, II and CO per
tent, nspet lively, of tliit of the Amer
Could Shoot Twenty Mllei
The most siwctncut.u feature In con
neetlon with I'ncle fHm'H Ills gun Is
Its enoimous range, which is estimat
ed at about twenty one mites or, to
be exatt. 20.97S rallet. Tills theoreti
cal rnnge has been olculated by Ma
jor James M. ing.uu. rum cnueu
Stntes Artillery, for iinuy )ears In-1 Leavenworth. The extreme height or I al(( ) The door was locked
strmtor at the artillery heltool for or- the trajectory of the gun being as ol-, v
fleets nt Port Monroe. Vi ,i"adv stated. 30.510 feet. It fcdlows staggered by His Son.
This Is inormously i;t -iter than the that its shell would be throw u to a, "Open the door'" he shouted impa
maximum range liltlicitn obta.ned b) i height equal to the combined height tlt-ntly. As ho listened for a reply he
any nthei gun, the le ard or actual uf Mont Hlanc and Pike's Peak. wltbir,,'' hear the musical splash, splash
peiroiniante at prewii ..tindlng to , almtit feet tn spare. ,,r "' wat'1 " If someone were play-
the eivdlt of a Krupp 9 II m'h gun The contract ror the forglngs ol me- '"R '" "
whitli was llred in the pi?, a ( or the 10-lnch gun was let to tbo Uethleheni ' "Open the door! ' he repeated testily.
I'.inpi-ioi' ol (lerniiiny nn April IS Steel Compaii) December SU. IS. to ' doling John's volte lose above tho
ivie, Ti,.. ,,,.. c,,l nn., in- tniiml I,.. iImIIvpumI within eighteen mouths. K'Tgle of tho water.
to be .:.l"ii )ard, or, roufn speak-
luir ! i " iiiiles
It w'aslsdntid out Mm hi i tins gun
Unit ball to drop. The nwst--i wai
"When the ball w.u. wtttitu ten lest
or the man's handu and we -ie about
to shut our cyts a que-'f tUitg happen j
ed. The Hi Ider wai. right under It
and was beginning to lire his hancU
Wun a btri am from the l-au-svllle es
gnt, ,it ull, )a Bni tbr- it twenty
Cl.t in the air.
I I IIUI1 IIMJ WUII I UtK
stream hit it agiln and up It
.Well, sli. )ou've seen thou foi
1.111..... 1... Knit ...,.,
In shooting galleries that keep a ball 1c
the air for )ou to i.hoot at" Well.
tlr. )ou've seen those fountains In
shooting galleries that keep a ball Ic
" "'r fur "" to hhoot at? Well,
!' Just what then- ctisieM from
"And In the meantime Hi Coles was
but It ei rtnini) waa a 8reit game.
t -v 4 4 r
FADS IN WRITING INKS
f-Vit till nrdlnniV u. iftl n MirlvrlCilJ
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1 a man acquaint,,! ,lt!t ti.. Ink modern bottles of Improved shapes. In V bwllv enT thi, tT.h S".i '
,le "mlon-l Ink nncc us 1 to iwl.Jili the Ink Is more easily accpssl- a8,b"8", c1nn8fd1 n the kitchen, lit
,le. colored inks, once- usM to convenient to ' e Jblx "" ,a - recollection ot a
some extent, have now neon almost
entirely superseded by hlack Ink They
are still made, and in many colors,
und red Ink Is still, an ever, a stand
nrd for various specie! uae5 in count
Then vurlotts other ce,-3red Inks
aro sometimes ulso used in counting
looms, as In the preparation of btate-
menls or exhibits. In which, tor pur-
puses m tunieuieuve, me aeveruc m
I 'll"s nr0 maik' cacu a separat,
nut ror the ordlnir) purpose"
! " " Ol0t. hlVe gOUO
lno't holl' "'" of use, black Is
'Among the Inkn for special uaes
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' niignt be mentioned white ink, mail I "'""" ""u""ulu ""' "" "ul "i""'s
I for writing with on black paper, aidl''Uer3 aU ,lle "'iI(. -n a bottle of
especially emrdo.ved for writing can'a !' mieM last some time.
I lor window displays and like put pose. I "In counting rooms and offices, on
Hlack Inks nie largely comprised
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Iu"" l"" "'-en uau nie. uuii -
uiachs; tne lormer putting on mack
as It leaves the pen. and the litter
putting on blue and turning black.
There Is now used In this couutiy iiorJ
blue black than black, and ill': pro por
tion of blue-black sold la tnciunslngy
"Countries have their peculiarities
in this respect. In France, for exam
pie, more blank luk Is used, while En
gland tins long been distinctively a
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ouuci) bottles to i,0 gallon caskb
School buurds are the chief pure has-
rs of Ink by the barrel
"Among the smaller packages there
are still told uunuully thoiisuuds of
graeb ot the p)ramld-Khaped battloa of
tho tlmu-houored type, onto In well
nigh universal use. In somo remoter
parts It might bo that Ink would stilt
bo found in no other form, and the
pyramid bottlu Is )ct sold, In fact,
more or less everywhere, tnough It
"Writing Ink is sold In :t great va- Pin anu uaiy. ine Baies ate maue "its a clear case of criminal negll
tlety of package-; ranging fiom two- almost entlrel) for the office ttade llgence. Do )ou know whoso child It
UNIQUE MEMORY SYSTEM
piefartng bis remarks with the modest
stateut'-nt "Teacher, I know It", nnd
ot Mis Textor, who was almost equal
to Prof. Dewey himself In starting an
argument with her Invariable "Hut'
A Remarkable Find.
A few days after the quiz two glrh
taking philosophy were going upstairs
In the north wing to spend a vacant
hour stud) lug In an empty recitation
room Suddenly they stopped simul
taneous!) and picked up a blank book.
"That belongs to some professor,'
5a Id one "Come along and let's see
w!i03 It Is." The first page revealed
hi secret. There, In a clear, fine
4crlpt, were the names of the students
"Oh, Helen! Now we can see If we
.feverishly turning the page opposite
her name she lound a remark, but It
had no apparent reference to the quiz.
".I. Turner, yellow feather." It said.
"What In the world does It mean?"
"I.00U at your hal," replied Helen.
Miss Turner took It oft to aid her
startled memory. The color of the eon-
i time for him to denl out credits with
a generous hand,
oeen placed at Pre St. Dldler. In the 0ne tlay tlie professor wa slu, ,
!ps, elevated to 14 degrees, and filed, i, gtmlv ti,nknB dccpy Tuu rot
Its shell would havo ranged 8930.8 feet ! touch of a drop ot water on bis nose
higher than Mont Hlanc. and Its fall'jui not (8turu h(s ,ran of lhouglu
would have been In the neighborhood llllt (onfitant dropping wiii wear
of Chamounlx, on the other side of the nav a 8tonc so . h, .. ...
Shoot Over Two Mountains.
Hut this performance, great as It
was becomes positively Insignificant
compared with tho copaMlltlPi of the
new American gun. If the latter wete
ie American gun. it ue muer .
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ange of 20.978 miles means that I
piojecuies woum oo eunieu ne-uuj m
'-lit other t)pes of guns being more
iircently demanded ,orK nn tuese
mining was ilelajod till Ma) 14. 1SHS
A new stock of standatd spe
cialties that we can tecommeiid
as being thoroughly reliable In
lu easy working properties,
brilliancy of finish, aad dm abil
ity they will be found superloi
to any house finishes In the mat
Rosenberg's Finish Not. 1 and 2
Hard Oil Finish.
Flattlne Wood Finish.
Standard Turpentine Shellac.
LewersS Cooke, Lid
Fine Job -printing at the
.hit- m-m f .-..-. lnnAlii mmnln nt-ml lit.
"There hnve been made In bottles lu
this countr.v various imptovementb,
alt. however, chiefly with a view to
gieater utility. The fancy Ink bottles,
which serve also as Inkstands, as bot
tles In the form ot a lady's slli-per.
come lom i-mope. anu cnieny ironi'M-niv Ms t00tg,ar wag flyn (0 t,10
"The gieatest consumers ot Ink?
itne cuiumerciui anu uiiuiiciui users,
'deeldedl). Ink, Is to be sine, an ar -
tide ot woild-wlde use, and It Is used
m millions of homes, and It might be
thought that the aggregate consump
'tion of these millions of users would
be " greater. Hut even In a letter-
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. '" "'ii' In""!. mea are using luk
1 n 11 fhA flm nml that nra .rlrlptil
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""' "" "-'; '"' "'-" b"u
' '' bllt freah Ink, In clean Inkstands,
andthauortof thing, and so, common
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oaices and counting rooms that the
gieater amount Is used.
"American wilting inus evportedT
To wherever Ink Is used
Inks are sold to some extent ln ever)
count!) In Europe, to n considerable
extent In Germany, England, Holland,
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should say that a thlid ot the luk now
ujed In the offices and counting looms
of the countries I have named Is of
American mantifactuie, with the pro-
puniuiiaie consumption oi American
Inks all the time Increasing
"These Inks cost them more than
the) would have to pay for Inks made
In Europe: but thoy buy them, never
theless, and In Increasing quantities,
for the simple reason that American
Inks are the best In tho world."
splcuous aigrette rising In majesty
( from the black felt was unmistakable,
, "Do )ou suppose he can't tell us ex
tept by our tlothcs?" she gasped, as '
'the truth began to dawn tinon her. Her
irlend was reading her own name.
"Helen Smith, specs and clonk."
"That's It. exactly," sho laughed.
'I'vo often wondered why ho never
called on me to recite. Now I am suro
It's because I stopped wearing my
glasses the second week of the semes
Remembered Only One.
With much mirth and gradual en
lightenment they scrutinized the en
tire list. Only ono name stood without
annotation. It was that of Miss Tex
tor. Tho following aro some ot the
I.Ightner Hlack mustache; looks
Miss Rogers Sits next Textor.
Long Squaro face.
Oalbralth Teacher, I know It.
Miss Thomas Violets.
Miss Stevens Krlmmer Jacket.
McPhcrson Long, red hair and uig
I'or the remainder ot tho course.
Miss Turner discarded her hat with the
yellow feather, and not only did not
the street and In class until it camo
moused Mr. Dewov tn u nnni ..,..
sclousncss of material things, nnd his
attention focused Itself on a small
stieam of water coming through tne
Celling. Tll Imflirnim wnn -!.,...
w(h 811rprng ,nstance for '
. ,., n. ,, ,. '
I11R ,hc ncw aI1(, oxpenslve a on
ti.l study celling, he bounded upstairs
, , , assaulted the
i,nthroom door. It did not vleld tn hi.
"I'se weny busy," he said. "Co
wn) " It was an oft-repeated exprej-
Rl" ' Ills father when the little one
.. ,,t,i-ii iituiK buuh- iiuiuriiiut wnr
Hiinnge to say, the professor did not
nppieclale the humor of the remark.
With one thought uppermost, the res-
c ue of Ills cherished paper, ho fthrcw
phllosuph) to tho winds nnd rattled the
door angrily. "Don't tell mo to go
away, my son. Open the door this In-
stunt, or )ou'll wish you had."
. A low, soft laugh came from behind
I the door. "Now. John, don't let oor
temper det nway wis' 'oo," said John
Jr.. with tantalizing equanimity. "Jits'
'oo go off by jor8eir and fink dls mas-
' Pior. Dewey was fairly staggered. It
was the longest speech his young son
had ever uttered, and It showed a fine
retentive, power. It was the Identical
'dismissal his lather had Inflicted an
hour before when little John was teas
Ing and whining for an Inconvenient
frolic. Without another word the pro
feasor turned and fled to bis wife.
Appealed to Hl Wife.
j "My dear," ho snld, with a suspicious
twlnklo In his eje, "I think you had
better go up to the bathroom and ask
'John If he will please bo kind enough
'to turn ort the water. It's coming
thiotigh the floor, and I think he would
,be willing to save the library paper It
')ou put It to him In a proper light. I'd
do it myself," ho added, as sho roso to
go, "but I'vo some very Important data
to record about tho relation of mem
ory to heredity."
One cold winter day, Mrs. Dewey
went to Detroit to do Homo shopping
and left the children In chargo of a ser-
glorious day In summer when be had
been allowed to take off his shoes and
stockings and revel In the hot sand,
and then let the cool blades ot grass
tickle his hare toes. There was a
light snow on the ground, which looked
very attractive with the patches of
Kiccn ueru anu mere. cjiucK as a
fom. torllBrg ot tne piaymom and John
bounded out of doors. With the ardor
ot a custo'eier, no reveled in his new
'game. enjoying the stinging cold as his
leet sank in tliu soft snow. Two meu
came clown tho avenue, absorbod in
eilous conversation. It was Professor
Dewey ulul his new assistant. Tho
)ounger man noticed with astonish-
ineui u uareiicaucci, uareiooted, tows-
led )oungster running along toward
him. his poor little naked legs purplo
Pitied His Own Child.
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-i ueciarc," no exclaimed. Interrupt-
lnR tIl0 proressor In tho midst of his
aljstruso argument, "did you over see
sllch bBrbBrltr ln a clvUcd , ,
,.oor UU0 nuuget!"
,.lof. Dowey ookwl ahsent.mluI.
edly and noticed the child's dostltu-
PItv tt.a lllltnnna Dnnlnlu nn.
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attend to Its business," he said, nnd
l continued his argument
"I'll make a note of It and report to
them," Bald tho zealous vnnntr mm.
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Tho barefooted hoy had by this time
teached them. "Hello, John," said tho
boy familiarly. At tho sound ot tho
voice air. Dovvoy started. Then ho
caught the youngster up in his arms
and turned to his companion,
"Never mind roportlng the case," he
said, laughing, "This child bappons
to belong to me, and I promise you that
I will Investigate tho matter thoroughly,"