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3. ANOrs RHAW, Trot, and Trcaa., JOSEPH ITMTZKR Junior. Use y.
M Park How. ' fl:i Park Bow.
Entered at the Io1-Offlra at Nrw York rorond-Cles Mstter.
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VOLUME M XO. 18,146.
G-O-O-d N-l-g-h-t ! f By Ferd G. Long
THE HARMFUL, UNNECESSARY FLY.
HE fl v i n mal inwet, hut
ft prrut nuisance. Not only
Chat, luit (by spoiling rnents
and jiroviHtoiM) ho is a fac
tor in the high OOtl rrt liv
inp, a breeder and enrrir-r
of disease, and MUoieetjhor
oonRtitutrs a civic problem
of a peculiarly exasper
ating and Iwiffling nature.
Similar compliment have
been paid to the moRquibo,
but the 'akeet will listen to
reason, and in some ease
yield a point or two to
scientific process of e.i-
termination. For instance, Dr. Doty ,, mirxWully domont rated
on Staten Inland that by draining swamp, Rcreeni'np rnin barrels nnd
preTcntinjr srrrrmnt wnter from tndinp about it is pooRihlo to prac
tfctlly wipe ...it the mosquito peFt from considerable district. Xot
o the fly peat. Fho breed wherever there in parbace or animal
refuse, and screens, traps. flv-rmper and poiRonR make little or no
impression on their numberR. The only hint they will tnke is sW
Itito cleanliness, nnd even that i incfTootrml until iiorscs sbnll become
extinct. Ar a Buffalo bund ha terRely put it :
-tW NMh fllea. all In a line.
One cot a ewet then tk.n. .r.
Nine Utah flies grimly sedate-,
Licking fhelr rtiopa Swat! there were
Eight little .Has, raising eome more
Swat! swat! awat! swat' Then there were
Four little files, colored green-talus
Rwat! (Ifa dead easy) then there were
Two little (files dodad the civilian
Early aeit day there were a million."
BacteriolopiRtR assort that the nOO.000 cMe of tvphoid in this
country annually, and Rome .50,000 deaths of children from cholera in
fantum, oould be for the moRt part prcTentod if the fly plague were
Those who undertake to put in a poor! word on the other aide
of tie question (for even the harmful. unnecary fly haa it de
fenders) point out that while flic undoubtedly breed disease, they do
o mainly by transporting the perms on their feet If there were
no germs lying around loose, the fly ns an epidemic promoter would
he practically put out of business. Therefore, the armiment is. our
real lasK should he to hunt up th
prove to be also a breeding-place
of disease, tie
uould purify it.
Maybe if we were able
to kill off all the flies as
without attending to the
fources of the dmcwes
they may carry, even worse
things might happen to ur.
The decimation of the coy
otes on our Western prai
ries resulted in a plague of
gophers. In South Africa,
as the mongoose was ex
tornrinilted, rate and shaken
increased and multiplied. When weasels are suppressed, the rabbits
Ret busy and eat up every green thine i?nt. Some years ago we
imported the English sparrow to destroy the measuring worm and
now we are wondering what men-ures we should hike to riil ourselves
of the sparrow pest.
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W naokd mL MY TVD, , AHTZmZC t
AJohm! will please take ou-rj) Q&sz .r
j A Marriage I
Mr, Jarr Is Accused of Doing All Sorts of Things
1 o Rescue a Bachelor Friend From Cupid s Snare
OoprrifM. mil h? Th I'rM I'uUUlUi I Co.
(Th Niw York World).
(Mc Car del I.
up the flyV breeding-place, and if that
By Roy 1
l.l- IT nnrd for Jaok to oJI t.et
tot in." paM Mian Mudr14s;6, tho
rtiKnk'WI yotiiiB ladr, who urmM
oalUns on Mrs
J.rr. "IIx'ii with
Mr. Jarr, and I dn
wonder what 18 d
titpped her toot
upon th floor lm
"You rrHrM an
well bairln to t
used to It," m)
T Mrs. Jarr.
i ngimp1 ' iia.hnI MIs MndTldSTe.
Ileln- ens;od was the rreot and long
ilnslreat avvt In her life.
"N. -etiru used to Ills staylns out
lata," anvwared Mrs. Jarr.
think Jt'a drewlftilly maan of Mr.
Jarr, lead1nT him off this W" remarU
ed Miss Mudrldse. "He wmt. never
do mi a tiiiPK If other didn't tar
1 "Nnrw, atop rlslit there. Clan Mud
I ridse," said Mrs. Jarr. "You'll aave
yourself a RTeat deal of worry, and
vou'l! kenp from enrmirnirlnc the areat-
est fallacy that women suffer under
If you make up your mind, right before
your marriage, that If num si In ha.1
oomipany. It Is liecuuse they jirefer It.
"Not that Mr. Jarr Is bad company
on fhe yitrary Mr. Jarr Is moat llkoly
ti-yln i pVsuada your heau thevt ha
must hurry home wltJi him tteoaiuaa yon
are wnJHng "
"My Jack would need no such admonl.
tiim." aald Miss Mudridse, erlfdy. "nut
Letters From the People
he la ao rrmstdenate, ao ifnod naturad. o
' to i.leaae aven'raxly and maJta
Ieople harrpy that ha an be led any
whera" "Ha .wants tn go." said Mra. Jarr. fin
ishing the aentewe
"Well, you know they have gone to
that dreadful (lue's on the comr, an.l
.la.'k, dear boy. never went to aurh
I nlnre tn nil hi HSar" r1ilmnpbt
".N'eneenne!" an Id Mrs Jarr, sharply.
"I never wanted Mr Jarr to go any
where with Jack Silver. All thole
hachelora are alike. They have no re
erjnnalNIlt lea nnd Wiey 'off ai respecta
ble men who have!"
"Vou are my best friend, Mra. Jarr,
but T win notJ OANNOT-jpermlt you
to traduce my dear, sweet boy!" aald
Ml. Mudrldge. feelingly.
"Well, it 1a no ue for you and me to
quarre over the respective moral iiuall
ilea of either of the men," aald Mra.
Jarr, calmly "I am aura Mr. Jarr will
do your fiance no harm. If he haa lived
to be a baohelor of thirty or mora, I fel
sure he knowa his way about AJI I de
nlre In to aee you married and happy."
"I know I will be happy"' aald Mlaa
Mudrldge, ertatl' Jly. "WTio could not
be happy with a perfect character like
my own dear Jack?"
Here Mlaa Mudrldge went fhrrriirr. the
performance of klaelng tha engagement
aolltalra again. GjUAUt hold that this
OUg ton was ocraatoned by wlaa vlrgina
ta.tlng the dliunond to aaa If It waa
"Wait till you ara married a year and
you may not be an lure of man'a an
gallo nature." aatd Mra. Jarr.
"But what can we do to gat them out
of that dreadful Oiia'a placet Mr. Jarr
may entice Mm to drink," aatd Mli
Mudrldge. "Have they a telephone I
mean, haa the place a telephone?"
The llrat Idea of a modem young
woman la to get on a telephone and
enrich the monopoly.
"They have no telephone Put Ifl
quite a reipectable place, roll know,"
aid Mrs, Jarr, rallying tn the defense
of Ous'a eta,bltihment for the flrat time
In her life
"Well, I auppose I'll have to put up
with It till we are married, but lust let
ma aee Jack Silver go In gtteh a pla -e
after I am Mra. Mllver "' remarked Mlu
Mudrldge blt1nly. "I know a reeott In
the mountalna where pnKon Ivy grows,
and the flrat chance I et I am golni;
to hire a boy to collect a box of It and
111 aend 1t to that man who keeps that
"Why, I never thought of that " aa'd
Mra. Jarr with Interest. "Hut then."
and her face clouded, "that Oua I a
atotld peraon who would not be inter
anted In the message of Nature's love
and "harm that a almpin wlldwood plant
would bring. He'd probably give It
to the man who sweeps out the plare
and then laugh at Mm whet; the poison
Ivy had him 1n a frightful etate."
"Oh. dear, oh, dear! I wish I wa-sn't
hound Ly my solemn pledge'" signed
Mlsa Mudrtdae "I'd rf nOUnoa Ja' k .Sli
ver at once, hough I .lied Of a hroken
heart: Hut. aa I said, I ha taken a
"You'd better make Jaek Stiver take
one," aald Mra. Jarr grimly. ' I am be
ginning to feel that he la not a very
good vaeo.ttate for Mr. Jarr."
"I won t let you talk that way!" aald
"WaU. learn the firm duty of a wife
and hang out the window and wait for
your led-aartray Innocent, then'" aald
Mrs. Jarr aharply.
Mlas Mudrldge a as a sensible girl.
though at times her conversation might
not lead one to believe It She dropped
trie air of injured nnn -ence and, in mat
ter of fact tones, remarlted:
"What In best to do when a husband
does atop off somewhere and atay out
"Well," said Mrs. Jarr, "of course
one Is worried to li ath, especially when
he ha money with him. Hut when
i you do aee or hear him coming at lnt
i you turn out the light and Jump Into
bed and pretend to lie asleep."
' But he'll see the llsht. Mnyhe he'll
know you're no', asleep." said
I "Of courss, that'o the point!'' aald
the experienced matron. Than he'll
1 commence to expla'n, but you muatn t
answer till you aee him weaken and
lose his f ilse confidence and bravado.
,Then pitch in and give It to him!"
"Oh. I can hardly watt till I'm msr-
riel to tell Jack Silver what I really
think of him!" cried the dear girl.
"May ho I'll scratch him. too!"
OBBrnsM 1ML ar Tb rasas PaaHsnlsa Oa, free Maw tart
No. 14. OHNBT'S "IRON MASTER."
T.AIKF, DE nHAtnLIEU waa batrothad to bar cousin, ttta Drte of
Hllgnv They had been childhood Bweathaarta and aha adored
him. During, the Duke'g ajlmenca from France Claire chanced to
meot Philippe Dnrblnjr, a rich young Iron maater, whoae country
estate adjoined her motlmr'a l)orl)lay fell In love with Claire at sight. Hut.
knowing aim wax encaged, he matte no effort to win her.
Word of a double cataatrophe reaohed tho Beaulleiia one day. The
family fortune had been awept away and tho Duke had become engaged to
another girl. tenet by gambling debt that he could not pay, lie had ac
cepted help from a rulgar old multimillionaire named MouMne.t and In re
turn had prom teed to marry the latter s daughter, Vthenata Claire and
Athonala had known and hated each other at school Her dislike for
Athenals made the blow doubly hard for Claire to endure Sooner than
ipoae aa a cast-off sweetheart she resolved to save her pride at the expense
of her heart. She sent for Derblay.
"Monsieur," aha aald. abruptly. "I am Informed you would do me the honor
to seek my hand In mairrlage. All bonds between the Duke of Hltgny and myaelf
are forever severed. I am ready to tender you my hand '
Philippe, overjoyed at such marvellous and unexpected good fortune, doubted
not for an Instant that (".lalre really inved mm lie
had no suspicion of the frantic girl's real renstn f r
8P,ta- Buti directly after the wedding, fhalre fold DerMa?
frankly that she did not oare for him. and site let hlin
know exaotly why she had become his wife HJs first d-rad horror at the reve
lation quickly turned into a gust of righteous anger
"You have eoug-ht to buy your liberty." aald he. "1 give It to you f"ee I
hall never disturb It Tou have wrecked all my happiness. All Luinls DOtWteTi
u are severed. From to-day you exJst for me only In name."
"lalre'n distress brought on a dangerous Illness For a mouth Perots v
tended her nlg-ht and day When nt length he had nursed her bak In life and
health, he resumed his attitude of old aloofness toward her. Tills rendered her
i doubly miserable. For now. too late, she knew she loved her husband with all
her heart and soml Hut nothing she could say or d" ra able to break down
N Icy reeerre
Athenals meantime had married rhe Duke. She and he' husband were fr
nuent. If unwelcome, guests ar 'he Derblay house Athenals quickly saw that
something was wrong hetweet. nialre and Philippe and that riatre an
wretchedly unhappy. Out of sheer malice she tried to add to the lonely -ir. .
misery by flirting with Derblay.
i At last Claire could Brand the torture and Athenals's p!te no Innge-. Tnv .
Ing to the Duke, In the presence of a party of u iests. she ete'almed 'T,
your wife aWay, unle you wish to see her driven from this house'"
"Ton have heard, sir. what Mme. Derblav has satd'"' QUeattoned the p.:'., ,
1 uolng up to Philippe. "Do you assume the responsibility for It or are you
prepared to aipologlxe?"
"Whatever my wife see fit to do." answered Derhsay, calmly, "T ah'de by,"
I The Duke sent his second, to Philippe that night, challenging !,!m to morn'
j Mrm bat Derblay accepted the challenge and prepared to fight a p!ro1 duel
with the Tuke the following morning ''lalre rushed to her huaoand ns lie wn
, about to start for the scene of ths duel and Implored him not to flglit. h
i.vowea ner love ror mm, n egged hie f irglveness. and clung t hilm, asatBlni
gravely he klesed her on the forehead, freed hlmee"
A Duel and
turn and lire
Just then ' lalre.
from her embrace and left the mom.
By the conditions of rne duel, the combatant sates
ro stand hack to back. then, at a slrrul, to walk awa
rrom eaoh other. At a eeonnd stgnaJ they ssare o hi
Ph" first slrnal waa given Philippe and the Duke walked aws I
Unaeen, reached the spot. As the commend Sr. .
she cast horself m front of Philippe to shield htm with her own body.
Miss TO Duke's bullet grazed her arm 9be fefl tn a dead faint at her h-.i ,
feet. PerWsy. In an aJigulsh of remorse, oarrled her to a moaa ooieied rorU,
where he supported her 1n hui arm wihile the aurgeon examtned the trtfllnr
cratch on her arm. Slowly opening her eyes. CBalra met Derosay ajixJo i
ga?e and murmured:
. n.eo. nave t not, mr bags beved -died for rem? T am tn ronr arm.
, and voi, .mile on me. Death la vary sweet No' she broke off. a s twins
! ,rn,n ,n wound brought her hack to fuller oon arte twnesa. '"This Is paki I am
!tlll a!1se. Speak' Only one word. Do you love me"'
"Oh. I adore yrri " cried Philippe, tha last barrier of prMa .wept forever
away aa be felt Claire's arm about Ma neck.
Alfalfa as Air Cooler.
IN the West many of the farmers are
planting patches of alfalfa on the
south aide of their homes. They
have found out that a Prld of irrowlng
alfalfa cools the temperature fTom lft
to 20 degrees on a hot day Alfalfa la
filled with moisture and Is death to hot
winds, which usually coma from tha
south. For the very opposite reassan
tlie farmers do not aim now to plant
their wheat on the south dda of their
homes. Wlnls pssa'ng over Wheat stub
ble after harvest time will raise the
temperat ire from IP to !0 degrees.
Kansas I'tty Journal
The Day's Good Stories
A Valuable Man.
m nws trouble witSi his
celtbnUsd oasis. "Starr
to easd b
IIX"1 s nn ai
i T asid Om lltd oaML "Xreni I
timaM he Mat In w.1 S mlJ g
"Peor ftkr." noawhat th armsatlsMie vt-
a good usstkisf" I 'mi
"Net at aS. 1W gs SggggBf asetilil him aks aaalas
tas feiir time hs bad said "rjoed ntV
but Mill uwt linatnd oa th rre, jn,.;.
"Ak, deinst," b eMspeied lenilsrlr. o
searl th. sitrlU tlnam. "th, night ka . tt
Tsa gaoasr caotloDad b snttr
ths dark lanas at th 9rxrK at
loma. TBS SWM lilt . ,
By Sam Loyd.
Oae Problem and UMtktn.
Tsh Hiter ..r Ti. gkaalsg WsjU
Thare was a problem In alliKatton, the
answer to which I send: in pound of
lea st 40 cents, gsln 11. cents; one
round of tea at . oems, gain 10 cents
Total gain 26 cents offset by loss: One
pound ..f tea at 0 cents, loss 6 cants;
na pound of tea at ?t cents, leas Hi
centa. Tataf loss 2f cents. In other
words he would use one pound of each
priced tea to make a mixture ha could
sell at 66 cents per pound without loss
1 would like to propound this problem
to your arithmetical reader: In a
billion seconds. how many years,
months days, hours, minutes and ser
Octal Olve the number In I'mlted
etlates enumeration of a billion (one
thousand millions) and also In the
llrltlsh enumeration of a billion (one
million mllHonsi. We hear so much
about a billion Congress It might be
well to set the public considering what
a billion really Is 8. M JAMKrt
n Kncllshman's tdeaa.
Te ii" BMaW f The Kiinmi VafM
I have read with interest If nnt Willi
amusement of ths various arguments I
In favor and against the collection of j
garbage at night. Kindly allow me to
present the opinion of a man from
Liverpool, England, where tnunlcipal
oanevshlp la s fact and not a dream.
The collection of MWeeplnaa tn Ltvar
pool was ordered to be done at night.
The people protested alel the OOjlectloQ
during the night was promptly stopped.
Perhaps some misguided porfcnns may
asaume that the people of Liverpool did
this because they are Helttsh, and are
not spoils. Perhaps they are not, but
as on an gvaragi the Tun.Oon population
of Liverpool send (6,000 lo a football
name (every game In their home town i
Hhlle the tllanta. Vale and Harvard
Imagine they are breaking world's
records by having a mere a', 000 at a
game of national Interest, It may per
haps Inter sal your n adari to laara that
i gmt u Bta' .' u..'.:v.uti lu-
teresf, sucb a the final of the Kngllsh I
cup competition to decide the winner
of the Asso-1atlon League cup, the
average attendance 1 110,000 paid ad
missions. To continue my argument tn 1
regard to collection of garbage md
street sweepings at night, kindly allow
ma to say that If this plan waa a fail
ure In a well baaed city like Liverpool,
which haa her salt water (city owned
and operatedi public baths In every
ward, which haa her city owned and
operated etreat cara, and which In con
sequence, of city ownership and opera
tion lias Unproved the street oar ser
vice, bath house service, and In direct
eonse.iuenee of municipal ownership
and, more Important, municipal opera
tion, haa increased the wages while
lessening the hours of the city em
ployees; If such a city lias found night
collection of sweepings to be a failure,
I fall to leg how New York, great aa
she Is may find both collection of
garbage and street weepings a suc
I'nreluii Horn Alhl. te.
la Hie LI I. it si Ths Hirt.lns Vt.irM
it is claimed that Putnam, who com
peted In the re cut games. Is an Ameri
can. Kven so, he waa trained 'by ltrltlnh
trainers it was lust the same thing whan
the Anicrlenn t. am went to Kurope for
the Olympic, games. How many of the
compel. tor were full-blooded Ameri
cans'' They were in many Instanees
Irish born or their iarvnts were Irish.
r. i utsvel Taa risalsg WolM
Will you kindly give this problem to
your leaders. "A man went Into three
stores and he said to the ciork in each
place, lOV( RM as mUOh money aa I
have In my pookot and I will spend pi
with you.' When he came out of the
third and last store all or hla money
aa spent. How much had ha when he
started out? '
UaWNK SII.L1VAX. Public School
'jD Rubs rerlrtns has hold tha
cJwcker champlnnahlp of hla town
for over forty years.
He spends most of hla time down at
the general atore, and would atop talk
ing politics any time to play draughts.
The first game he haa lost In years
was plaved the other day and marked
the veteran's dosmfall.
For a big-headed youngster from the
village school gave tha old man surh a
deolslve beating that hs wears never
to play again.
Whan dal youthful prodigy swapped
one of his checkers for three of I'nrl
Ilube'e and left him with one man
against four kings, tha old fellow lost
Ills head completely and broke an tbs
a.. i.e. aa shown tn the picture.
The youngster Is still nursing a gora
head and wondering if " pays to be so
smart, after all.
The old village checker-board waa
broken Into eight pieces, and the whole
town is now exerolsed over the pusuls of
how to put It together again.
The picture ahsws ten pieces of black
board, the artist having added two extra
pieces lust for fun.
Tou will find It ceUte a rittle puzzle to
figure out Just which eight pieces belong
to the board and which two pieces wers
thrown In by tha artist.
Of course, It Is not necessary to cut
out the pieces to answer the problem
' which Ml be sotvwd by inspection.
The May Manton Fashions
Food for the Nerves.
THE doctors tell us that one-twelfth
part of the human brain, that la,
of Ita solid matter. Is phosphonss.
Nerve energy seems lumshow to depend
upon this element in our food. It la
1 supplied In a measure by fish, but
, hardly more so than by many oher ar
tlclea of diet suoh as beana and pass,
milk and eggs, carrots and cabbage,
! wheat and corn, potatoes and nuts, aa
well as all kinds of flesh. There ara
' I wo gftlOlM that oontaln all tha ele
ment of nutrition, and both are rich
iu t.ivi;uui'us, Tbr vt ml, sent BM.
s h s
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t si I'
J a fl ?
Work Apron Pattorn
STOH an apron
aa this la Ilk s i
y m a a y
women ft sulii
the artist aa wsll
tha housewife Just
as Illustrated, with
square naok and
long slesrss, it l
both becoming and
can be varied In
several ways. Ths
low nsok can he
out on a round
outline or the
apron nan be mad
high with a rolled -over
alee Tea oan be cm
off to three fjn"
ter length, or can
be omitted aMo
gathsr. Tha apron Is
made with front
and beyokg. T h
sleeve are In BBS
pleoe eaoh. gsther
ad ttrto bands
Tor tha medium
atss will be recta! r
d Tt-4 yards r
malarial ft r 4 : :
yards M nehs
Ids, with 1-3 yar.l
IT for the trim
ming. Fatter a o.
ftM Is cut In
slasa for a M, M.
an at) 41 and u
tneth bust measure.
CaU at THE BVENINO WORLD MAT MANTON FASHION i
BUREAU, Lexington avsnua and Twanty-tklrg street, or sssd by
(mall to MAT MANTON PATTERN CO.. lM E. Twsnty-flbtrd street.
;N. T. Band tsa cams la oeln sr startups tor sack pattern ordered
IMPORTANT -Writs ysnar address gaalnly and always I
lapadfy alas nraoled. Add tws centa tor letter postage at aa .B