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WEST COTTAGE GROVE.
M. M. Klovviirl, I'uriciixniilciit.
Aug 20 Mrs K I Heiidof camo down
from Ihirtftnil for :i rew weeks visit
Willi hor parents, Mr ami Mrs Wutson
Hum Vaughn, wife mid daughter
wcro tlio gnosis of lliutr nkyo Mrs
Edith Adams lust Friday.
John Mlllur spout lust week with
relatives In thU community. ,
Mnuilu I'lunuo visited lion cousin
.- Mrs Wutson Stewart tlio hitler part
of last vveok.
Mrs llunnah Stewart In on tho sick
Ed Irwin ami family vlsliod roln
tlvos In Cliuiniio Sunday. V,
A surprlbo jiarty was plun'tiod for
Mr and Mrs Charles Stewart lust Sat
urday night and about olghtVclock
clghty-nino neighbors and friends ar
rived and took possession ."o'f their
homo. Mrs Stewart being away from
homo was sent for and beforo sho
arrived tlio lights were turned down
and Mrs Stowart wulkcd in and was
very much exulted to "Hud sg many
people thcro. Tho surprlso was com
plete aud a gcnoral supper was sorved.
Thoso who attonded from a dlstauco
tvoro hurl Cox, Elsmorc; Maude
Prange, south of Cliuuutc; S.I Stowart
wife and daughters, l)r ,1 II lllnman
and wlfo and Win Uranchcr and wife,
G YV Warner and family vlsltod at
Mr Miller's Sunday.
E H Cornollson spent Suiiiluy at
Kui'l Cux fiom Hlsmoro visited rela
tives Iii this community last weak.
Watson Stewart and wife woro tho
guosts of Mrs Hannah Stowart Sun
Mrs Irene Lynch and daughter,
Helen, spent S.iiiday aftornobn with
Mr and Mrs Elliott.
Myru llamblin Is spending a few
days with hcrslstor, Mrs Tom Adams.
Mrs Dave Watslcr from Chanuto
spent a few days with her mother Mrs
Martha Downs last week. 1
PLEASANT VALLEY HILL,
Miss Osuonx, Correspondent,
Aug I!) Halph Kills has beon quito
sick for a wcok with typhoid fever,
but the doctor thinks ho has it sub
dued. Some of tho Valleyltcs attended tho
social at tho Salem parsonage for tho
benollt of tho minister.
Mario Fisher had quito n suddon
sick spell last Wednesday. Snols bet
I rank Ilalbcrt bought six yearling
holfers at Mrs Dyer's salo Tuesday.
Otis Hills of Humboldt who Is help
ing get out rock for tho Oniony ( 'reek
bridge, while drilling missed iho drill
and slruuk tlio hand of Mr Khodos,
tho b.iss, who was holding tho drill
for him, crushing It quito badly.
Threo buggy loads or young people
from Docr'Cxcck came oer and visit
cd at MiMJcIClnuo's Sunday and at
tended ohyrah at tho Valley In the
otcning. 'Prank and Lena Dolp were
among tho number.
IMSINfi STAIl -
Mm. Miiiy Wull.iul. Curronjiuniloiil.'
Aug. 11). -Wo had a big rijln last
night and a hard storm.
Mr and Mrs .1 M Collins and Miss
Kstu Ulbbs of Moran visited Mr and
Mrs Daughtorty Sunday.
Mrs Nestor visited at Mr Clinton's
Mr Olmstead and daughter wcro iu
; ?VcrKC)!mstlcad;vlsltcd Ilazlo aud
Edna Rogers' lusUWeducsday.
' Frcddio WjSlfard Is visiting his
cousin Mubloftxlqll, In Join. Ho will
visit till after tho Fair.
Mrs Strodo visited Mrs Will Whit
tlngton last Saturday.
Tho Illslng Star school will not
ooinmoneo Iho.llrst Monday lu Soptcm
bor. Tlio school was put oil' until tho
second Monday lu September, so its
Sivo tho children a i-lumcn to at
111 the Fair.
SIM Kit JjKAK
'Aug KtMtaby Wenzol has Improved
very fast under tho euro of Dr Klch
urds of LaHu-" "
Edna Gurloy spont Sunday after
noon with FIfjreno&AndorHon. .'
Saturday tho lnten'so boat killed a
valuable hop' for Alt' Wenzol.
Gortrudo Voorhcos will attend tho
Sunday school convention, near
Colony this wcok.
Mrs Hawkeoiitortaincd visitors from
Gas City last week.
Mrs Bryant will commence) her
school at this place tho llftecnth of
Soptembor. Mrs Bryant comes highly
Mr and Mrs Delgarno worosbd'pping
ifljlola Saturday. ff
OWfToitKKK " '
'fey- ri, O flirrlsin. 0)rro(i3iidotit
ug ID And didn't wo havo a rain
Mrs Wm Baxley of Iola was visit
ing homo folks tho first of last week.
Il&rnolco, AnnaGarrlson went homo
with hor Wodnesday nnd romairiod
friends iu Colony Sutut'day night und
Mr-.jind Mrs I'M Herder from Yates
Contor' wcro pleasant visitors at C
Gurrlsou's over Saturday night and
loo Jones of Colony eamo over with
Mr Whoaton's Sunday to help In tho
Mrs II Dyer had a cattle salo Tues
day. Mm Clmi Dyer, Mr unci Mrs KM
Toltinan of Humboldt vt ro out to
Mrs Dyer'H attending tlm sulo.
A. U. MuuinzMAX, Correspondent.
Aug 17 A lady from Thuyor, u
friend of the family of Frank Young,
Is spending a fow days with tliPin.
Wo hear that Mrs. Lllllo Mlllur was
badly poisoned by tho blto of a black
I) H Hush has a largo forco of men
cutting broom corn.
Little Ularuneo Young who had tho
mlsfortuno to hi oak his right arm
noar tho wrist two wcoks ago, Is get
ting on very well for a restless young
Tho wind last Sunday morning blow
tho most of tho apples down. And by
tlio way, iio tlio wlscacros .know what
ails tho apples? They have spots of
a sort of a dry black rot como on
them which soon spreads and pene
trates tho applo till tho wholo thing is
gone. Hanging right on tho trees.
"Yours truly" has been obliged to
pick up potatoes tho past week and
must say wo havo done ploasanter
things, oven If tho fruit is as lino and
largo as wo over raised.
Most of tho haying will ba llnished
this week; and corn cutting begun.
"Thoro is no rest," salth my God,
"for tho wicked, ' so tho farmors must
all be wicked as thoro is sure no rost
Thurnianshavo been markotlng lots
of pears tho past wcok.
A good rain fell tho morning of the
11 Krltlilejr, Correspondent.
Aug. 20 Tho rain Monday night
damaged lots of hay In this part.
Mrs Stovons of Osborne county, is
visiting her daughter Mrs, Trow
bridge. Ida Harnhart Is homo from an ex
tended visit with her brothers iu Ore
gon. Hcv. Hull wps entertained Sunday
night by Mr and Mrs Jackson.
As lid Osborne, wlfo and baby wcro
coming home from camp meeting Sun
day their horse became frightened up
setting tho buggy. Fortunately no ono
Yo Scrlbo sold John Harnhart four
calves last Tuesday.
Mrs Haz.ard of Kniporla Is visiting
her'son Coorgo, ofthls place.
Prior Heath bought' a horse from C
Trowbridge last week.
Mr and Mrs .lohnos wcro on our
Wo welcomo our now Plqua corres
pondent. II Hall took a load of plunder to
Iola last Saturday whoro thoy will
make their homo In tho near future
Will Kopnal tho Onliimiico " -At
tho last meeting of tho city coun
cil a motion was mado to ropoal the
recent liquor ordlnanco, passed dur
ing temperance agitation hero under
tho leadership of Miss Madollno
Southard. Tho ordlnanco lu question
Is a city application of tho Stuto law
know as tho HurrolLsoareh and sol.
uro law, It Is tho i.ost stringent ono
over passed in this Stuto or city.
Tho Hi:iiiSTi:it Is informed that tho
votoon tho motion to ropoal tho ordl
nanco was 11 vo to two, ono councilman
being absent and the Mayor not vot
ing. Under tho existing ordlnanco the
penally for liquor soiling Is so sovero
that iiono of tho jolnllsts havo pleaded
guilty or paid linos. To plead guilty,
In order to pay a lino und contlnno,
would linrmll. nnvnnn an lnut..ln.. (.,
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us a certain result. Ono councilman
Is quoted as saying that the present
law bus not stopped the Joints, bu
hus stopped ull ro.'onuo from them
und this is probably tho ground on
whluh tho council reconsidered its
Several members of tho Law und
Order Leaguo wero Investigating tho
subject today and whllo they reullzo
that thoy cannot prevent tho council
from taklug whatever action ;it sees
(It, thoy will doubtless endeavor to
dlssuudo members of tho council from
voting for tho ropoal and tho udop-
wun oi a now oruinanco.
If tho stomach and bowols aro fioo
from gusc.ous und sour fluid accumu
Intlons and tho habits rogular, your
children will go through tho boated
term without sickness. Dr. Culdwoll's
SyrupI'epsln corrects all such
troubles by romoviiig tho obscuro
causo nnd keops tho system in perfect
working order. Chas. B. Spencer &,
Wo aro now loaning monoy on
0 per cent straight, for 7 years "with
optional payment; or 6 por cent with
wnaUeash commission, Hendorson
THE TOLA: REGISTER FRIDAY AUGUS r 22, 1902
Vessels of United Stales Stulcs Navy
IKitgagcd in it
Washington, Aug. I!0-Tho mimic
naval war began at noon today, Ad
miral Hlggiuson and Commander
I'lllsbury, in command of the rival
llccts, respectively designated "blue"
and "white," tlio latter, under com
mand of Cominandor I'lllsbury, being
tho attncklrg Meet, woro supplied with
conlldontlal Instructions which went
Into ell'cct at noon.
Tho problem for tho "whlto" licet,
which is at sea, Is to olTeot u landing
between Portland, Mo., and Capo Cod
beforo August M. To bo successful,
tho attacking licet must selzo somo
undefended anehorago between tho
points named Portland harbor bolng'
Included, but not Casco Hay and
hold It for six hours without bolng
ousted by u superior forco. Tho in
structions dcllno tho harbor seized as
ono that must bo capable of gun and
mine defenso, with uot less than six
fathoms of water, anchorage for sol
era! largo ships, and In all resnects
sultablo for an advaneo huso for an
enemy's licet, Including heavy ships.
Under tlio instructions dollnlng tho
charactor of tho harbor ho must scizo,
Commander i'lllsbury Is considerably
restricted. Tho l'rairio, which Is tho
heaviest draught vessel In his Meet,
draws slightly under 22 feet, tho
Panther 18 feet 2 inches and tho Supply
ixavai oinccrs generally agrco that
the chances against the whlto squad
ron In tho gamo which Is on are very
great, and that practically Its only
chance of success will Ho in tile ex
istence of a heavy fog under cover of
which .Commander Pillsbury might
slip through tho cordon of scouts and
reach nn auchorago In an undefended
To win, tho whlto squadron must bo
Inlport for six 'hours without being
confronted with a superior forco.
Within that tlino after tho gwhlte
squadron .vas sighted, Admiral Hlg
glnson, If ho hold his heavy ships
midway between tho two extremities
of tho lino to bo defended, at Hock
port, for Instance, could roach his
enemy by steaming tenor cloven knots
an hour. From Capo Ann, which Is
just outsldo of Kookport, to Capo
Cod is only forty-two nnd one half
milos, and from Capo Ann to Eliza
beth light, outsldo of Portland is
only fifty-eight miles.
TELEGRAPH NEWS NOTES
Lincoln, Nob., Aug. 18 Governor
Savage wired thooxecutivo olllcos from
North Platte, Nobraska, this morning
whoro ho Is investigating tho alloged
nccosslty for calling out troops to
handlo the Union Pacillc strikers,
that all Is quiet und local olllcors up
pour to bo able to bundle tho situ
ation. Muscatine, In!, Aug. 1". Tho bag
gage, mull, express and two chair cars
of tho Kl Paso llmltod Hock Island
routo were ditched on account of a
washout at Hoar Jjako this morning.
A number of passengers woro Injured.
London, Aug. 17. General DoWot,
In conversation bore, continued tho
Btalcniont that ho and his companions,
Dolaroy and Botha, will visit tho
United States boforo returning to
Ily Scrlppn-Mcrine l'rc JkH'n.
Now York, Aug. 20. Among tho
prominent people who arrived on tho
Ocoanlc today woro Ogdon Armour
and Bishop Pottor. 'I ho latter said
hooxpectedto tuko ourly stops look
ing to tho settlement of tho coal strike.
Armour denied that ho had visit d
huropo In tho Interests of tho combine
of Kuropoan cattlo Interests.
Kmporla, Kansas., Aug. 20. Mrs
Henry Moyor und her baby grand
daughter were killed by lightning dur
ing a aovoro olcctrlcal stor.n at noon
today on tho Iiardoastlo and IConvon
farm, nlno miles wost of Kniporla.
''a II. fitlimt ..r.f..ln ...l.n .. t .,
I-our other peonlo who
v' i"-"i"u "'"' cio in U1U
house at tho time. Inch.cllmrtlw,.. 1,11,1..
lainor and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Kd
Davis, sustained heavj shocks, but
recovered. Neighbors fouud the dead
bubo In tho dead grandmother's arms
and helped revlvo tho Injured ones.
Big- and Little
0 nnfii'iiiTnr, i r-"v, iwwn,iotn.m u,,
BLACK ART IN HAWAII.
Wllclicnifl Continue to Wlrld
Mrimi; liilliit-iiei- (,,.r ,c H'l
jicratltliniN I kIii ml urn.
Wllehnift, or kahumilKm, us It Is
known lu thu Hawaiian IkIiiiiiIh,
writes u lloiuilulii ciirrcspondeut of
the I'hlliiilrlplihi l'reKs, Is fur from
being obliterated by the progress und
enlightenment of Americans xince tin
nuMitlon, nearly (he ,curn ugo,
Tliough the uttempt n the last homo
rule legislature to legalize tho prac
tice of kiiliiimiH fulled, it lias not
illmiiiiMlied to any iippreciublu extent
Hie conUuuiilice or tlmt iruetieo
iitnong the Hlmple-mimled imtlxen,
een hi the most enlightened eom
luiiiilllen. Ken at this lute day In
Honolulu cusch or Nltciirnft uro re
ported to the iiutliorltleu by uewcom
er, to whom the liluck urt has cry
much the uppeuruuee of crime. Not
long ugo the police were notified of
u muriler lit Walkild, which upon in
estlgalioii, turned out to be nothing
more tliun the net of u hlghly-re-Kpeeted
Kahuna, ile had been driv
ing oil' the cll spirits by burying tho
patient In the k.'iimIh of the beach, mid
the simple-minded xt ranger thought
murder had been committed and the
murderer was trying to hide the cvl
donees of his crime.
Tho Hawaiian is unusually super
MlltlniiH mid u lirm belieer iu witeli
erufl, currying with It the 1 ellef tlmt
the witch or Kalinna lias power to re
lieve him of the iittuokH of the Kplr
Its. In common with many other
r.-iees the native h -IIcvch tliat tlie
body bus two spirit, while the body
cleeps one ut th- spirits leuves it
in churge of its 1 -: J . u:id wanders
at huge, often. Union caublng consul
ei'iihlu mihchief to oyorconm -whleh
the .serviees of the Kahuna aro culled.
The Hawaiian still believes that this
habit which their spirit lias ' of
wandering around in Hie dark leads
to their destruction. The hiilipim
puiuiiliiine, us he is railed, Is looked
to for relief for the nutives hue lirm
belief iu his power to destroy und
capture tho spirits. The knlmiin U
paid for his work, anil the Hawaiian
saw no reason why Ins profession
was not entitled to legalization by
The kiihuiia, of which there nre
still many in the Islands, makes his
business a profession, and follows
out a carefully prepared plan iu his
ehnse for the spirits. He is supposed
to hate the power to summon at will,
by means or his blaek art, spiritual
messengers to do bis bidding. These
messengers are spirits of men and
women who during life excelled
in the arts of the knlinna. Anioiur
Ihcse commonly employed are Kim-
mil und Kiipu, who were women, and
Knniiiihlokula, Kumuksilil und 1'ala-
Hum, who wero men.
The service oi those spiritual ines-
sengers may always be culled Into
piny, but some knhunus are believed
.. i , . .,
hi uute puriieuiur iuos-engeiH own
ing nllcgiuiiei ly to them. Such u
special einlssury of tlio spirits Is
known us an uuihipili.
Tho kahunas generally operate
early iu the evening when people
have just gone to sleep and their
spirits hate not had time to wander
fur from their homos. He sits alone
in his house with the client who
wishes his spirit taken care of. Titst
big of the awn, ho pours out a liba
tion to the fuinlliTi?' spirits whleh aro
to aei as his messengers lim then
utters tlio dreiid pni.teix vv Itli whleh
ho compels their iittcii'diiuco. Those,
messengers soon bring together a
group of wandering spirits among
which is tlmt of tint intended vic
tim and some of his friends to disarm
suspicion. Three eoeoanii. cups aro
then lilled with iiwa and placed side
by side lu the open doorway of tho
house behind which the kahuna Is
seated, his client being hidden from
tietv In a comer, lu the meantime
tho spiritual messengers nre return
ing, bringing with them spirits from
uiiiereiii nouns, wuicii nave noon in
tlted Jo the social spree. Tho ka
huna docrlbes the members of the
party us they approach, until finally
his description fits the body of tho
spirit whom his client is seeking to
Then the old uvva drinkers incline
their heads to Imbibe their favorite
beverage, and finally the victim follow-
their e.xample. and bows his bend
io me t-iip iu iiriiiknii. iiiii-u iik n
tlush tin- L si )i it ii ii M-lo. him In h
i-lpltl Iniiicl .mil i-riihi- liim hriuei'ii
hi- IiiiiiiIi-. V fa In I vt ii t-o U U lit-ni'il
anil llii' lliiit.iii.in lii-llt-tf-r llif tmulilf.
tome spliil to lie dead, I'ln- kahuna
npeiiR hl hand and discovers n drop
of blood, whleh is mixed with potatoes
or pul and swallow oil by the ksiliunu
and Ills client. The next day the na
tive whovf spirit was so destroyed Is
told f the fact by the kuhunti.
An Interesting ease of witchcraft
practiced has come to light. A native
named Keoln, employed by ), Al
exander, who vouches for (he truth of
the story, felt tho grasp of n hnml
u I in a ins nn mi i one n igu i, uno, alter u
tUspernte struggle secured his release,
recognizing the witch ns. the wire of
Pole, living near by, who had consid
erable reputation ns a kahiinn. It was
admitted that the body of thewomnn
was asleep at the time, but the native
went to I'elo and boldly accused the
wahina of attempting his life. The
lcohuna, husband of the accused, was
called upon to try the case, and using
a pack of cards, pronounced his wife
guilty. Soelng she had a fair trial, she
accepted jthe verdlt In silence. It,
therefore, remained for the kahunn to
kill the spirit ami thus prevent fur
ther injury. The Itahuna prescribed
the. remedy, which consisted of three
panoo, fish freshly tnheh from tho sen,
five Jo'nts of red suitfr cano of the
variety called lrouvyulu, and of Jlowers
jrf. .t-liL..Kal,JinUl.t;i.n.-3. vi: 4. Jff-
In number. She was made to cot
the sugir cane, together with the nil
liuliu flowcris for which she took tho
fish, and approaching the junction of
two roads without looking back she
dropped the fish behind her, nnd
passed on, leaving them for the ka
huna to recover. (FKli are a great
delicacy, and nre enlcn raw by the
natives.) Pence was thus restored and
the relations of Hie chief notor-. ngiiln
The newer forms of education are
helping to enlighten the Hawaiian',
nnd the passing nvtny of (lie pure
blooded natives (which seems a ques
tion of but n few tears) will take with
It their belief In witchcraft, spirit and
The Mnrl-ilCniilrnNl lit I In- Simnluli
mill .Xitllti- Wiiiiii-u of (he
I'll IT .ilue IhIiiiiiIk.
In "Dnnlol Htcrton, Volunteer licg
ulur," a "romance of the Philippines,"
by Isinel Putnam, published by Funk
&. Wagualls company, Nuvv York, a
shrewd and clever contrast between
American and Filipino character runs
throughout the entertaining book.
The author's study of the women of
the two races, is particularly inter
The admixture of Hie non-Caucasian
blood with the basic fastillun Is not
considered u blemish In the Spanish
circles of t,oclcty iu the Philippines.
.Mercedes, the daughter of Scum-Purls,
u rich sugar planter of Negros, has no
doubt at all that the is an equal ami
proper mate for Kvcrton, the urlsto
cratlc New Yorker. "lloth of her
grandfathers having been .Spaniards,
it dltl not occur to her thut Kvcrtou
could regard her as being In any way
inferior because of the darker strain
which ran through her tcins."
In fact, it would appeur thut the less
Spanish blood a woman can boast, the
greater recommendation it is.
"'Judging by the Spanish women I
liavc seou out here, I would rather
irturry a native, mvself. thuu mm of
?theni,' yawned O'Connor.
," 'llhjht you are,' said MacTntish.
Such marriages occur, and 1 havcsceii
thtmi turn out as well as the averagu
marriage at homo. The women live
altogether for their husbands, hate a
child every year for L0 years, and then
die. That ought to be devotion enough
for any man."
" 'I don't suppose there could beany
vjuuipiinioiisnij) with one of them,' Lv
erton remarked, Inquiringly.
"'If it's ooinpanioushipyotrro after,'
retorted MuoTinIsh, 'you hud better
go and live in a club. Women aro thu
same the world over. Once thoy get
luurrled, children and housekeeping
are all they care about. The most you
can hope for Is u good temper, and your
Filipino hus that. The white muii'vvho
murries one of them gets u devoted
wife und is head of his own house, nnd
don't tou forgot It. That's more than
urn ne sum oi home married men ut
" 'Did you over moot u native woman
who could talk keep her end up, so
to speak'." Inquired Kverton.
tvell. rather,' replied Johnson,
"i'lioy uro by no means the playthings
you might suppose. On the average,
they talk quite us tvell as our women
doat home. You havegot to take their
surroundings into consideration. They
huve no life outside of their own llule
towns, hut there's precious little goes
on lu those towns thut they t-iin't talk
about ns well ns the men. (io initially
J'" t'x'l"' I "os; you'll find, mi.v, ,Vi
lfftolks iu the place, and almost every
gTrl In the house has reatl all of them.
Your women mny have 5,000, but they
don't road any of them."'
" 'I wonder if a man could take a na
tive woman back home with him,'
" 'Yes, I Mippnse so. If there was
nothing the mutter with her leprosy
or smallpox, for instance,' replied
w i niir, i neres nothing in the Im
iiugraiion laws to prevent.'
" 'i mean would she bo received in'
'M'hat repends on the society, of
DRAW THE COLOR LINE.
Aiiit-i-lt-niiH In th,. Clilllpni,,,.. u,e
Tin-It- .Xiitliina ii f the I pit. f,.
on lliinir .Xiilliiiix f ,,. .,.Kr.
Thai the color-line would be drawn
by Mime Vim-i-h-m,. wlm liail to iln
wilh inlaii in ill,. I'lipn,.h ,,
le.nllly have heeii pro.li.-u-il su k
.lumet l.i liny, i i A 1 1 - tumult-. 'I h..
e.Mciil io which it hua boon held lii
veneration is, however, far from com
plimentary either to Hie Intelligence
and general Information or to the
breadth and charity of Aiucricaiik.
This tendency to shy at a darker skin,
no mutter who or what the wearer, U
doubtless u minor reason for ICuglHU
synlelsm at our talk of Philippine self
government. Hut we need not go to
India, nor learn that there are tlark-
BUInned branehes of the t'uiieiishin
family, to appreciate how small Is Hioj
significance of color alone iu connec
tion with mankind, Without in tho
least Justifying the prejudice against
(he negroes lu the Waited States, what
possible excuse does that ufTord for
proceeding on the "nigger" theory
Hinting n people largely Muluyon? Tho
typical PUIphio is every whit as dis
tinct from the negro us ho is from the
Kuropeiin. Yot It is tlio usual thing
among Americans who have been iu
tho Philippines, ami imbibed a, con
tempt or tlitdikefor the people, to be
tray In their conversation the fact
that their theories of the situation aro
based upon popular notions at homo
ns to negro shortcomings nnd inca
pacity. They prejudge the Deonle be
fore thev hnvo 'even wen fliom. nml
jfeigSto.8 SMS. rv
MID ANGRY WATERS.
Ti-Ii TlirniiKli Cnnndlan.
In it tVoiiilinnu'a
Now before us run a strange, wild
river of seething white, lashing among
grout, grnj -rapped, dark-grecnlsh
bowlders Hint blocked the way. High,
rocky banks standing close together
squeezed the might. river into o tu
mult or fury. Swiftly we glide down
the racing torrent and plunge through
the boiling waters, says a writer In
Scrlliner'B Magazine. Sharp rocks rear
above the ilylng spray, while others
are barely covered by the foaming
flood. It is dangerous work. We mid
men puddle hard to force the ennoo
iihend of the current. The steersmen
In bow and stern ply and bend their
groin seven-foot paddles. The bow
man with eyes alert keenly watches
the whirling waters and signs of hid
den rocks below. The roar of seeth
ing waters drowns the bowman's or
ders. The steersman closely watches
und follows every move his companion
makes. Down we go, riding upon tho
very back of the river; for here tho
water forms a great ridge, risingiour
or live feet above the vvuterllne cm
either shore. To swerve to cither ulclo
means sure destruction. With tcrrilic
speed we reach the brink of n violent
descent. Pin- u moment the canoe
pauses, steadies herself, then dips her
lieiid us the stern iiphenves, nnd down
we plunge among more rocks than
ever. Jilght ,. )):,t1i tho angry
strcniii Is waging buttle with n hoary
bowlder that disputes the way. With
nil Its might und fury the fruntic river
hisses anil rours aud lashes it. Yet It
never moves it only frowns destruc
tion upon nil Hint tlares approach It.
How the bow mini is working! Sec his
paddle bend! With lightning move
ments he jabs his great puddle deep
into the tt liter and close under the left
side of the bow; then with a mighty
heave lie lifts her head around. Tho
groat canne swings us tliough upon n
pivot; for Is not the steersman doing
exactly the very opposite ut this pre
cise moment? Wo sheer off. lint, tho
next Instant Hie puddles aro working
in the opposite sides fon the bowman
sees signs of a water-covered rock not
three yards from the very bow. With
a wild lunge he strives to lift, the bow
uround; but the pnddlo snups like a
rotten twig. Instantly he grabs for
another und a grating sound runs the
length of the heaving bottom. The
next moment he is working the new
paddle. A little water is coming in,
but sho is running true.
BEFORE WHEAT BLADES RIPEN
Tfint I Hit- Tim,, tn l'rt-iinrr the Mont
i:eellt-iit ill ShIii-i, tor
A little, bent old woman out in a
wheat field gathering the green heads
of the fully formed but unripencd
wheut excited the curiosity of a party
of pleasure seekers on a country ram
ble the other day, says the Detroit
1'iee Press. On questioning her con
cerning the u-e of the green wheat
heads it wus found that her basket
also contained barks, and during tho
chat that followed tho little old worn
mi imparted some valuable knowledge
concerning the preparations of home
made sulves warranted to cure every
possible sprain or strain or open sore.
Hut she claimed that best of all the
good oltl salves, "better than all the
doctors' medicines for stopping pains
and aches," Is the "wheat salve," for
which slit- was gathering the green
wheat heads. Just why sho should cull
It "wheat salve" (when the prepara
tion Is composed more largely of barks
than wheat) Is not known. This is her
recipe for preparing the excellent and
very healing compound renowned In
the little tillage where thesalve milker
Strip tho green Inside bark from
tho stveot elder and take a quart of
mis iinru nnd mix It with tho bumo
quantity of the bark of bitter-sweet
lr,outs. Add to the barks a generous
handful of green wheat blades and
one quart of thick stveot cream.
Stew all together over tho fire until
yoigeuU pour oir the clear oil, which
should be kept in large-mouthed hot
tles.4 This healing salve will keep
indefinitely, and Is believed by tho
old residents f the little village to
possess u potent clinrm for heullng
nil the pains of bruised flesh broken
skin nnd the i tn- nml nrhes of
iialn- mill strains.
.t VIlialt-lH ii'h I'mi-.
lu oerlulii inuuiciiuiS) ouc observes
facial trademarks. Flutists and
clarlonetUts may be recognized by tho
position of their lips and their puffed
cheeks. Violinists who hold their in
struments lu place with their chin
hang their heads nnd incline tliem to
one side. As to special senses and
occupations, they lire Improved byure.
One argument for child lubor in the
old days dwelt upon the fact thut
In certain forms of work unless, ths
laborers were trained at an early ago
the liecessa.-y skill would never bo
attained. Tactile precision, sight,
hearing and taste are among these.
The e.xeesslte use, however, to which
after life subject the senses bring
about the. trademark abnormalities.
The shortsightedness of scholars anil
teachers is a ease In point. The sense
of hearing Is dimmed) sometimes lost,
for those who are constantly subject
ed to excessive noise such as boiler
makers, Chicago Tribune.
j One Wny tu Atom it,
"Dearie," said Mrs. Lovedovey, "I
see in the papers that o man out west
has had his stomach removed. I won
"I suppose," laid Mr, Lovedovey,
('tlny!H wife persists Iu trying-tp
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