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THE HONOLLXU REPUBLICAN, THURSDAY. JANUARY 9. 1902
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: JOSEF HOFffiAN SAYS THAT
E F IT IS THUS, as the poet affirms.
that "the oBdewrot astronomer is
and." h 1 equally convincing
fa the stad of Joeef Hofmann,
the leuowaed roratg pianist, that
ibe ieaa who caeads his days aad
Bight ta the region of sweet
soanda." without the savin" grace of t
bodily recreations and mental relax
ations from such a constant strain..
will sooner or later become mentally
The Hat of rasaJcfaas who have
Suae to the madhouse is soch as to
appal nay youthful aspirant to honors
111 composition or the art of the rir
taoso. Is 'fact, not one of the great
musicians can be said to be wholly
aad at all times free from any taint
Kuste and madness seem closely al
lied. Being a tanguare of the paa
alons. an emotional vernacular, taking
j) the thread of thought into the
higher regions when mere words hare
frown Inadequate, constant pursuit
of this mysticism has driven thous
ands to the asylum. And. now that
the stress of competition for the
world's honors and applause was nev
er so great, the danger of succum
bing to some malady of the kind is
greater than erer.
But Josef Hofmann is a man first
aad a musician afterward. Wonder-
fol as a performer, technically per
fect, and with a keen appreciation of
the spiritual significance, be is yet ,
enough of the earthy to appreciate a I
so that there is something ia music '
besides counterpoint and harmony; '
that good red blood and a sound di
geatiofl are just as essential to high
artistic achievement as a master' of
thorough bass, and that the anaemic
school of music is on the wane.
Relaxation in An Automobile.
With this natural desire to vary
the musical grind with things muscu
lar and recreative, Mr. Hofmann takes
to athletics. His latest lore is the
automobile, and while on his pres
ent tour through the United States
his first command upon entering a,
city Is that an electric automobile
be placed at his disposal for a run -about
now and then at pleasure be
tween long and tedious hours of prac
tice and the more tedious recital.
Not only das Mr. Hofmann become
an expert chauffeur, but he has also
Invented two variations of motive
power which threaten to revolution
ise the art of automobile making.
Patents have been issued In for
eign countries on these valuable in
ventions, and the pianist's first en
terprise upou arriving here in Am
erica, a short time ago. was to place
his application with the Patent Ofilce
at Washington. Mr. Hofmann's at
torneys are of the opinion that he
has made improvements on present
modes that will serve to make auto
mobtllng safer and swifter than ever
Ia commenting upon his inventions
aad his love fcr the sport. Mr. Hof
mann grows enthusiastic. "All my
musical friends take to sport of some
Mud or other, with one or two ex
ceptions. I may sav; particularly those
of the younger school." he said. "You
know that M. de Keszke makes horses
his special study and delight when
not at work in grand opera, and has
Indeed made quit? as much money
s In liurope running a stable as he has
achieved ia music
r friH nf vllo '
fame, la an all around athlete, parti
etilarly partial to the electric tricy
cle. He had one recently built of,
eight horse power, capable of terri J
fie speed, and holds prizes in con
teat of this order.
"M. Paderewski is fond of sport.
but his penchant taks a milder form.
He Is very clever at billiards. D'Al
bert Is partial to the bicycle and has
taken some long Journeys on the Con
tinent with congenial company. Ros
enthal takes to Indian clubs, dumb
bells and that sort of exercise, while
Levtane is an all around gymnast
aad has taken prizes in athletic tourn-'
aments. You perceive that I am by
ao means alone in my predilection
for things sportsmanly to alternate
my musical work.
Gasolene and Steam Combined.
"Naturally, when one Is so enthu
siastic about a sport he sets his in
veative talent to work in the manner
af possible improvement While he
Ic Improving himself he feels it more .
or less incumbent upon him to im-1
prove the sport itself so far as he
"I discovered that, whereas gaso-'
leae was the most available power
tor automobile, it is also the most
dangerous, and that, while electricity
is least dangerous, it is not so speedy.
aor has k the enduring powers of the
. 1 vt nirv unvo
"My invention combines gasolene
aad steam in a peculiar way. While
gasolene is used, k is not a primary '
power. It is used to generate a high
steam power, which steam is itself
the motive power of the vehicle.
Again, ia the ordinary steam boiler
the heat surrounds the coils of pipe
containing the water, whereas in my
invention the heat passes through the
colts by an iaaer tube, the heat thus ,
working from the centre outward.
"Gasolene exploded through these
toner tubes creates a tremendous heat.
and the water which surrounds them,
confined in thir outer pipes, gen
erates a terrific steam pressure, in
stantly, recuperative and even. Thus. .
with a single charging of gasolene an
occasional 6tops for water on the
route I can make the tour from Paris
to Berlin without the usual inconve-
alence of hunting up establishments '
where this fuel is s Id. '
"It is my intention to have several 1
. af these autos built as soon as pos-.
fcfU'C alter completing mv paienis in
various countries, thus bringing my
theories to a practical test Every I
expert in mechanics to whom I have!
.shown the plans, however, has pre-
MUSIC MAY MAKE MEN MAD
dirt-d rret things for mv improve
ment on the old system. bc:a is. point
oj speed aad safety.
"I shall manufacture oa the Conti
nent, aad if all goes well shall oa-
dohbtediy undertake ome enterprise
here ia America, as this is the com-
In? borne of the automobile. Your
eyejing movement has been of great
'benefit m the matter of good roads-
something that is very lacWnr on the
-Mock rbfidT tourney rom Ber-
lin to Gosten recently a spin of some
three hundred and sixty kilos, aad
did it In record time, but the roads
toward the Russian frontier were un-!
speakabry bad. for there is little in-,
"!4!L?.iL hl5bW,l-rS la
JCT CVUUfUUU kUV
"Here, however. I note with great !
satisfaction that from place to place ,
throughout the country there are ex-
celtent roads, even across the conti
nont. and that there is great pride
displayed in keeping them in fine re
pair. All this will do much to make
automobiling in America a sound and
Mr. Hofmann's Inventions.
This detailed description of Mr.
Hofmann's inventions is furnished by
one of bis attorneys:
"Mr. Hofmann's motor for antomo-'
biles and other uaes relates to that
class of motors, not as yet common. :
In hich an expansive motive fluid
le nrrutnrAW fir nsu in fho mfttftr nf
the steam engine type by means of (
the combustion of an explosive mix- f
ture and the combination of the hot (
gaee of such combustion with water, '
which Is thereby converted into aque-,
"The important feature of Mr. Hof-'
mann's Invention lies in th? fact tiuit
he constructs the apparatus so that
the whole heat and force of the pro
ducts of combustion will be utilised
in their primary function cf combin
ing with the water to produce the ex-'
pansive fluid in the form of aqueous
Aapor to be used In the motor.
"The explosive action takes places
very much as In an ordinary gas en
gine, but the force of the explosion
Is not expended in actuating a pibton,
as is the case in a gas engine. Such
explosive action is used for another
purpose namely, to carry the gases
of combustion to combine with the
water to form the aqueous vapors,
which are then used In the motor. '
"The hot gases of combustion ex
change heat with the less hot water. '
and the latter is converted into steam.
which, mixed with tlfe cooled gases,
furnishes an expansive motive fluid
very suitable to operate motors of the
steam engine type for automobile or
"Mr. Hofmann's invention embodies
a valuable idea in that it insures a
more direct and complete utilisation
of the fuel than with the use of the
inefficient steam boiler. On the oth-'
er hand, his invention gives to an au- i
tomobile the smooth running quali
ties of a steam engine instead of the
Jerkv and noisy action of a gas en
gine. Achievements in Chemistry.
"Mr. Hofmann. besides being versed
in mechanics, has devoted much study
to the subjects of chemistry and elec
tricity, and he has made practical in
ventions in those lines. One of these
inventions, which he has patented in
the United States and in different
oniur,es OI ine wonu- re,ates w a
ot regenerating the lead per-
countries 01 the woriu. relates to a
oxide electrodes of accumulator bat
teries. "One of the methods of genera
ting or recharging, chemically, such
electrodes heretofore attempted to be ,
used, ha? been by the employment of
the hypocloriies. such as chloride of
lime. That was disadvantageous, be
cause during the oxidation of the elec
trode a deposit was formed, which
had a bad effect, increasing the inter
nal resistance of the battery, so that
the electro-motive force would rapid
"Mr. Hofmann has overcome those
difficulties, tnd has demonstrated that
the accumulator electrodes can be
regenerated by chemical means and in
a practically feasible wav. by the use
of free hvpochlorous acid In solution. !
instead of the troublesome hypochlo
rites. This invention may seem sim
ple, but the simplest inventions are i
generally the most Important and
Sunlight an Old Remedy.
Professor. Finsen. of Copenhagen.
has received much praise for the
cures which he has effected by means
of sunlight; but new Mr. M. H.
Close, an English scientist, noints
out tbat taJs method of curing cer-
tain diseases was known and prac-l
Used in England centuries ago.
-sln 1SS3." he says, "Professor Fin-
sen nroposed that Detients suffering
from smallpox should be kept In
which the chemical ravs of'2""1 Detwn season? the managers
light had been excluded by means of
red curtains or red glass. In this
treatment however, he was antici
pated by John Gaddesden. who wrote
the famous medical treatise. 'Rosa
Medicinae.' and who died in
d I- by
cured a son of King Edward
wrapping him in scarlet cloth ad ....
placing him In a bed and room with , Philadelphia Press: She l want to
scarlet hangings. He says of ihe-rfcret a necktie fora gentleman.
sun. ci uuas cura: ei cursvi cum
in sequent! sine vestigio variolarum.' "
which means that the treatment was ,
effective, for the patient recovered
and never showed any trace of small-.
" There Is also evidence that othe- .
i".jtiu5 Lrcrajues uauuesaen oe-1
lieved in the virtues of photoherapv !
and -adopted it when they desired toj
cure certain forms of skin disease!
N. "i. Herald.
News or the Town
The beat is always the cheapest ia
the end. aad whe a house is feaowa
to carry reliable goods, it is besc to
patronize it. See KoSschteeger Cas
ad. oa page 7.
At Fraak Avetrs' Grocery yoa caa
obtaia all caaaed fraita aad Meats as
well as fresh. 3eretaaia street sear
Now that the ereategs are seUlag
, chiSiy. drop iato Hart & Cd.'s aad take
- ,i mn. -, , .. -rfc F.Iir!
bBlhn"Bg f I have a few words to say regarding
' T ,. .. , i Chamberlain's Cough Remedv. it
Take year teach at H. J. Notes;saTed mv mUe Bfc -
Beaver Lunch Rooms. Fort street. r R 'e , h.
Everything nice aad clean. u of it from AR steerg Q
M "" lo really j Goodwin. S. D, U. S. A., aad when I
ood bnr and doa't know where to. got home with it the poor baby could
set It. ring up Blue S171, the Star hardly breathe. I gave the medicine
Daily .and they will sead you some 1
the same day.
A beattUfnl stock of liqaors kept to
choose from, wines of all well-known
brands, whiskies is bulk. Jos. H.
Hartman & Co., Betnei street.
Drink "Komel." the one drink above
all other soft drinks, put up by th?
Consolidated Soda Water Works Co.
Get your dress skirts done by the
Sanitary Steam Laundry and you will
have nothing to kick about. All wash
ing called for and delivered. Phone
Messrs. Rive & Perkins, photograph
ers, will remove to their new studio
in the Oregon block, corner of Hotel
and Union streets in a few days-
A good cook desires position in ho
tel or restaurant
H. Hackfeld & Co. are selling some
portable railway track cheap in 30
anij 3(j.jnch guage.
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Is lnere nthin? n the kitchen thai,
you require, a new range or cooking
utensils? Buy them at the Hawaiian
A comfortable bamboo chair fitted
to suit lanai or drawing room can be
obtained of II. H. Williams at a way
FLASHES OF SUN.
Somerville Journal: Flattering
Canvasser Are you the head of the
Mary XoI am only one of the
Detroit Free Press: "I've been
standing on a tack for the last hour." '
said Snaggs, as he removed his shoe.
"It Is discouraging when the iron
enters oue's sole," added Spiffins. 1
Brooklyn Eagle But I thought you 1
said it would be unnecessary to re
move Mr. Loggreen's appendix?
Dr. Sawbones But I need to buy
Washington Star: "Did you
at both sides of His argument."
"I did." answered Senator Sorghum.
"As soon as he handed me a check '
! turned it over to see that it was
Yonkers Statesman: Patience I
hear women refer to some women
as stout and some as fat; where do
they draw the line?
Patrice Why. if the woman in
question is a friend, she's stout: if0f banking.
.,, 11RP1, tn h( ft MeuA Bws fnt I n5
she used to be a friend, she's fat.
Chicago Tribune: Dealer A cou
ple of furnaces of this size will heat
th? building well enough in mild
weather, but your tenants will kick
when there comes a cold snap.
Owner (of flat) When there comes
a cold snap the tenants will kick any
how. Those two furnaces will do.iand Japan through the Hongkong &
I cue1 ! Shanghai Banking Corporation and
Chartered Bank of India, Australia &
Philadelphia Press: - "Henry." his ' Vest allowed on term deposits at
wife whispered, "there s a burglar the f0n0wing rates per cent per an
downstairs in the diningroom. I just . num. viz.:
heard him rattling the silver." Seven days' notice, at 2 per cent
"Well," he replied, sleepily, "it's Three months, at 3 per cent
your silver " ' Six months, at 3 per cent.
"Listen! "That sounds as if he was Twelve months' a 4 Per cent
sampling that decanter of whisky." TRUST DEPARTMENT.
"Gee whizz! Wait till I get my re-1 Act as Trustees under mortgages.
volver." , Manage estates (real and personal).
' Collect rents and dividends. Valuable
Detroit Free Press: Mrs. Dash ' papers. Wills, Binds, etc, received for
The idea of Mrs. Rash having society) safe keeping..
aspirations; why. her father was a, ACCOUNTANT DEPARTMENT,
huckster. Auditors for Corporations and Pri-
Mr. Dash Yes: she's entirely too vate Firms. Books examined and re
forward. She ought to hang back ' ported on. Statements of Affairs .pre
until people have forgotten it Now, ' pared. Trustees on Bankrupt or" In-
in our rasp. m- de.ir. it mu vmtr
grandfather who was a huckster. "
,A Great Game.
Baltimore American: Base ball is
great game. All during the summer
.. . . . . .. .
Ine Payers quarrel with tne umpires.,
quarrel with one another.
The Spfce of Life.
Indianapolis News: This is a great
country- Floods and rains in one sec
tion and freezing cold weather In an-
other t0 nothing of orange groves
and flowers in oth-r portions.
Clerk Yes. miss; here are some
very pretty ones for one dollar.
She Oh. I don't want to pay more
than a quarter.,
Clerk Yes. madam, does your hus
band like dark or light .colors?
Sjish peeresses are making or-
sanized protest against, the arbitrary j
costume regulations for King Ed-
shard's coronation ceremonies. They
say the wearioe of velvet sill de-
stroy the symmetry of their Scares
aad that eraine will ruin their com-!
plexkras. It begins to took a? if eTen
hereditary caste privilege ia Sagland
has its liaiitatfoos. The cable may
j soon iaforat as that his imperial Ma
j jty has dictated to the beaaty peer-
jesses what braad of face powder 1
shall be ased ia balkHug wxapkx '
ions tor tae august occasion, aad
ithea the worm may tarn. Chicago
A Ulttfe 3c s L,fe Saved.
a directed every ten minutes until
ne "threw up" and then I thought
, sure he was going to choke to death.
We had to pull the phlegm out of
his mouth in great long strings. I
am positive that if I had not got that
bottle of cough medicine, my boy
would not be on earth today. Joel
Demont, Inwood, Iowa.
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Tbis iS oer first GREAT SALE OF MUSLIM UNDERWEAR and
wt- mean to make it the aKxst -sroaderfal sale of any kind ever held la
Unoluio. No words that we cowM a woM be too stroaa: ia ad
s' nbiag the soteadM values which we shall offer for th six days
of this sale. The prices, we hoastry believe, are toe very lowest ia
th? world for good goods. Aad these are good goods. Ever? article
in tats sale has been selected with the object la rtew of caastsg
every buyer : becoae a penaaaent cosuwer of the boose.
Most people kaow aow oar sales are coadacted. They kaow taat
a WHITNEY . MARSH SALE te a sale ia (act as well as la aaae.
They know that the day before the sale begin, or the day after It
ends, they cannot porebase aay article at the sane price tbat pre
vails in the sale. Ia this Instance .to every piece of underwear which
figures in this sale there has been planed a pink ticket bearing the
sale price, if there are aay garmeats left at the close of the sale oa
Saturday afternoon these tickets cone off aad the articles so back
to their original prices. There are itro atore sales of other artfctes.
which we will act now mention, to be held ia the two weeks fol
lowing this. In both of these sales the sane policy of extraordlaary
prices for the week of the sale only win be carried oat.
Muslin underwear is this year daiatier than erer before. R Is
made mostly from Sue. sheer fabrics, maslin. cambric aad tawa.
trimmed wtth pretty Insertion, embroideries and ribbons. The ntxht
gowns usually have low necks and bort sleres. wtth trimmtna- of
ribbon and lace or embroidery aad ,r especially suitable to this
Corset covers, chemises, petticoats and drawers arv character
ized by a wealth of variety In st!o and daintiness in trimmiot.
AVIIIOTISTDV .& lVKirill. Tn.
A boy once wrote: "I lur a
rooster fer tew things one iz the
krow that iz in him. and the other
is the spurs that air on him to
bak up his crow with."
We admit having crowed of tea
and loud, but we have the "spars
to back up the krow."
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