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ROnDNSYILLk. KLNiUULlAW. DECEMBER 12
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"The Balkan Princess."
Tho novelty of hearing in musical
comedy, a soprano of great range,
expression and power, will be afford'
d theatregoers of this city at
Holland's Opera House tonight,
when Samuel E. Rork will offer
"The Balkan Princess." a B itish
importation with libretto by Freder
ick Lonsdale and Frank Curzin,
lyrics by Arthur Wimperis and music
ly Paul A. Rubeis, which enjoyed a
year's success at the Gaiety in Lon
don and a correspnndin reign of
prosperity in New York.
The production comes here direct
from a succes-ful season at the
Herald Square and Casino Theatres
in New York. The work is the re
sult of the collaboration of Federick
Lonsdale. Fank Curzon and Paul A.
Hubens, who are responsible for
4some of the greatest musical suc
cesses of the past five seasons. 1 is
the on y.p'O'lucdon on tour and by
no mens what is termed a "No. 2''
Every now and again some Individ
ual arises to tell us Why We Are,
and What We Are, and How We
Know Why Wo Are, and How Wo Aro i
"What Wo Know, and What We Would
Bo If We Weren't, and What, Precise
ly, Areneas Is, also Wereness, and
Why We Aren't What We Mightn't
Have Been If We Weren't, and other
simple and entrancing facts. Such
an individual is called a philosopher.
Ends Hunt For Rich Girl.
Often the hunt for a rich wife
ends when the man meets a woman
that uses Electric Bitters. Her
strong nerves tell in a bright bruin
and evf n temper. Her peach-bloom
complexion and ruby lips result from
her pure blood; her bright eyes from
restful p eep; her elastic Hup from
firm. f hi muscles, all tellimr of the
health a- d !-tre'nMh Eecine B tt s
; 'v. -i vi man, hi d rh f re tinn f'nm
j .fiipe'tnm, bnckafh. Ii-arluc''.
faintin ' tzzv spflt th-v ir- -mote
EvHrywh'"v Htc w
man'a fawi'ite reme l . I' r
ailing try th-m. 50c at All Du -
No Profit in Alligators.
The difficulty about raising alliga
tors to supply tho demand for tho ani
mals and Bkins is that they do not
attain full growth for about 100 years.
The skin of the six or soven-year-old
animal, is available, however, for
many practical purposes. There is
one on' a farm at Palm Beach which
measures 18 feet in length and is said
to be about 900 years old. There aro
several of theso farms in operation at
tho present tlmo, but the industry will
not.be roally profitable until tho wild
alligators become scarcer.
Makes The Nation Gasp.
The awful list of injuries on a
Fourth of July staggers humanity.
Set over against it, however, is hy
wonderful healing, by Bucklen'a
Arnica ' Salve, of thousands who
suffered from burns, cuts, bruises,
bullet wounds or explosions. Its
the quick heater of boils, ulcers,
o-zema, sore lips or piles. 25 cts at
MAS. ELLIOTT W. MAJOR
FIRST UOY Of MISSOURI
Although sh Km becoiM tin ftrat
My of her state. Mm. Elliott W.
Jor, wife tfca
newly elected gov
eraor of Ml8orl,
has not changed
hor dally routine
and docs not In
tend to. Mrs. Ma
jor, who was Miss
was borri on a
farm in Piko
county, tho near
est postofllcu be
Sho has always
lived simply and
quietly, Bho says, and prefers that sort
of life to social gaycty.
It Is said Mrs. Major will establish a
now roglmo whoa sho moves into tho
executive mansion at Jefferson City.
She is expected to Introduce) a "homo"
,atmosphero into tho capltol's social
life and to dispel stiff formality. Hor
guests -will always bo mado to feel at
ihomo, and tho sparklo of smart fash
Ion will bo reduced to a minimum.
"I llko nbovo all things a plain, sim
ple, country life," she said, "and that
is tho kind of a lifo I always intend to
Mrs. Major is a handsomo and
charming womau and is noted for her ,
brilliancy as a conversationalist.
. Sho is tho mother of a married
'daughter, Mrs. John Sanderson of
jBowlIng Green, Mo., and of Elliott, Jr.,
'fourteen yearB old, and Elizabeth,
Jefferson City Is agog over tho pros
pect of Mrs. Major's advent as tho
state's hostess. It has became known
; there that tho old-tlmo air of dignity
,that marked the social affairs at tho
governor's mansion aro doomed to go.
Mrs. Major received hor early edu
cation nt a "district school," which sho
attended with a number of other coun
try girls. When sho was twelve years
old, howover, her parents decided that
she should have better educational ad
vantages, and the family moved to
Bowling Green, Mo.
It was while nttfindlnir BP.hool thero
that she met Elliott W. Major, then a
law student and teaching a country
school. Sho fell in love with the seri-1
ous and ambitious young law student,
and when he proposed she gave up her
studies to marry him.
He was soon appointed principal of
the Frankford schools, which post he ,
held until ho entered the bar at Jeffer- J
son City. j
Mrs. Major is devoted to outdoor
lire and is raising her two younger
children in this manner.
"When I was a girl I liked horse
back riding better than any other
sport," she said, "and a great deal of
my time was passed in the saddle. Al
though I am a member of the Method
ist Episcopal church and am interest
ed in club work, I cannot devote much
time to them because my chief inter
est is my home. I place my home
above all else."
PRINCE OF WALES NOW !
AN OXFORD FRESHMAN
The Prince of Wales, who went up
to Magdalen, Oxford, the other day, is
to be more fortu
than some of his
sors at the univer
sity In being left
free to choose his
own friends. Most
of the new fresh
men at Magdalen,
It Is said, had
been entered on
the books before
It was known that
the prince was
going to that col
lege. This year's freshman class Includes
many notable young men, Bome oL tho
most prominent being Lord Stanley,
who has rooms on the samo staircase
as the prince; the Hon. M. C. H,
Bowes-Lyon, who was born In 1893 and
is the fourth of the live sons of tho
earl of Strathmore and Klnghorne,
and tho Hon. A.P. Acland-Hood, tho
elder of the two sons of Lord St. Aud
rles. Among tho freshmen at Mag
dalen, It may bo added, there is alsc
a Rhodes scholar from Adelaide.
The British Medical Journal In an
article in which tho length of life of
the rat flea Is considered apart from
Its host, tho rat, would seem to Indi
cate that tho harmless necessary cat,
which has excited tho animosity of
some scientists who demand her ex
tinction, is yet a needful membor of
the animal kingdom. The cat not
only "caught the rat that ate tho malt
that lay la the house that Jack built,"
but In doing so destroyed the rat fleas.
Tho Journal concludes that material
Infected with fleas and larvae may re
main so Infected for as long as a year
and fleas derived from such infected j
material readily attacked rats and pro
ceeded to multiply very rapidly In p
Mere Trifle, Anyhow.
An eminent German scientist who
recently visited thlB country with a
number of his colleagues was dining
at an American houso and telling how j
much ho had enjoyed various phases
of his visit.
"How do you like our railroad
trains?" his host asked him. i
"Ach, dhoy are woonderful," tho Ger
man gentleman replied; "so swift, so
safe chenerally und such luxury la
all dbe furnishings und oppindmendB.
All is cxcelleut excobt one thing our
wiyes do not llko dhe upper berths."
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HADN'T WORKED FOR MONTHS
Philadelphia City Hall Employee
Therefore Declared Charges of In
competency Couldn't Be Proved.
When called before one of the city
hall departmental directors a short
time ago with, a demand for his res
ignation an employee insisted that
he be given a specific bill of particu
lars that would warrant him com
plying with the request "You are
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you sure of that?" asked the em
ployee. "Positive proof' said th'e
director. "Where did you get your
information ?" insisted the employee.
The director declined to reveal the
source of his information which
formed the basis of the charges of
incompetency. There was some par
rying, and the employee threatened
to demand that detail charges be pre
ferred. Finally tho employee signed
his name to the form of resignation
which was placed before him. "You
aro a wonder," he said, "if you can
prove mo incompetent, for I have not
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months during which I have drawn
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RELIC OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE
Publisher Has Letter the Great Ex
plorer Wrote on Newspaper When'
In the Jungle.
An interesting relic of. Living
stone, the great explorer and mis
sionary, which will be on view at the
forthcoming centenary celebration
in London, is a letter written on a
copy of the Standard for November
The fragment is in the possession
of Mr. Murray, the publisher, who
has a collection of Livingstone me
mentos. Tho explorer wrote his let
ter in the wilds of Africa after his
stock of ink had given out, but as a
substitute he made a colored liquid
from the juice of plants. Unfortu
nately it is, difficult to read the writ
ing after all these years, for it has
faded to a dull terra cotta.shade, and
in some places is, so pale as to be un
A curious point is that the frag
ment of the Standard on which the
letter is written contains an account
of Livingstone's work in Africa.
Over the printed: words Living-
stono traced his letter m the lonely
jungle. The letter is written in a
"Tho valleys into which tho water
is led," he says in the opening sen
tence, "are coverdd with a thick
sward of wiry, damp loving grass
and other aquatic plants up to. the
vergo of tho forest." Unfortunately
thifl sentence is practically tho only
one which can bo read with little
difficulty, and much is impossible to
read with the naked eye.
As administrator of S A. JWnrtin,
dereHxpd I will t ff r f- r sale on the
nrmi?pp, "nr Pa'HtiiiH church,
oi Friday. DCy20 J912. the fgllow
i 'gVriif.rt) : 1 mule, 1 cojtf nout
fiffppp brirri 1 corn, lot fodder,
ahnutlOO bunl e' qoull, about 700
feet ceiling, ho'isplniid and kitchen
furniturej and o'hr Article
All furn under' $10, cash; sums
over $10, on (hro months credit,
a Adm'n stritor,
TIM mO TO WlTTtCltlf,
TriOTtfim In BfrMdMY. in tkt
Mifhborhttid of.Ccntl ftmt, saw
Mpi in doonrajr of a into Mrfkl
mf ihi otlMr day that fmmght a
mil to thvir faoca and then gave
them an opportunity to aavratn their
seni of humor. A inajaufactttftr
whe wanted to engaga ila mrrietd
of several new emploreta llHi htm
out this placard ; "WaaWd, v6ww,meud Cat'dui to all
girls to learn work ' on mthcra'
Without doubt ninty-HiAs person
out of every hundred who noticed
the sign remarked, "Thcreyis' a
chanco for anyone looking frfr a offc
job."-New York Tribun. . 4
EXPLAINED. - ,
"I .suppose, hcingan aviatorhf
could not live tho simplo life."
"Why not?" '
"Because aviators aro apt. to fly
'You are positive that our, friend
is a reformer?"
"He has proved it.' ,He started
out wearing side whiskers and then
IN THE SUBURBS.
'Our stupid neighbor ran his mow
er over my dress yesterday, after
noon." ' ,
"But, my dear, you know, it was
& lawn dress."
"I haye a list of pets for avia
"Sun dogs, moon calves.'andjSkye
mum " j . .
"Builders do queer things , some-'
"Such as what?"
"When they pull down, a building
by razing it." -'-,
"Is Stubbletow a friend 6f yours,
"No. He says he's a friend of
mine but he wants tovreform. me."-
JUST THE SAME. ,
Knicker But you can't ihoot be
fore the season opens. . v ;
Bocker It makes no difference; I
never hit anything, anyway. Judged
We are prepared to do all kinds of
hip;h-p;rnde job printing. Tv m.
SfU H U,mr f" cnnt'rHctinR
ouilding and general repa'f-work .
a'l kirid. Po 476
5 Percent Money To Loan.
On Gpod!3urh Christ fan"! Land 5
Ji.B Al'enswonh. Atty:,
Office Phone 267-2 Res. 742,
. For Sale.'
Deliinp and s'ore room attached,
n D'lrrett'- -fl'-enue. for pale or
trade on term to' suit the Durchiser
B. D. MOORE.;
T, i Knight . Co
R tt ; ' Ks m . i ft Lida . s
ncl I'tiropcp Ofnce
Move On Now! .
aiyaa policeman to street crowd,
and whacks heads if it don't. "Move
on now," says the big, harsh miner
al pills to bowel congestion and suf
fering follows. Dr. King's. New
Life Pills don't bu'ldoz the bowels.
They gently persuade them to right
action, and health follow..- 25c at
Errors of Eloquence.
Somo men can iret'a renntnHnn far
wisdom in an hour's speech that they
can't live up to lu a Hfetimo. Wash
C AST O Rl A
McLttwtoro IU-"AW flvrt
l- fat" us Mr.. JSft L Drtwv
joUIl frfac. "I wis tfflcted with
fMMlfttid Irrtgularity Try nth.
I raffri wmimilly, wm wmk and
detpo&dtnt, fid unvll- to do my,
houtewdrk. 1 took Cri, and in
one month, I fU( kt mt woman
and worked ha'aH'lturrimer. I am
now fr. per fact Mftlth, and recom-
towT?'' Every 4y, during the past
6 years, Cardui has been steadily
forgitjic'jaheud as a result; of its
royen(alue in female trf.ubles. It
reinvest' headachy backache, - wo-riaa-nlv
u'8ry and puts fresh sirength
Irltb Wery Uo4fes. -Try it, '
On Penmylvairia Farm.
ABEiericus u reeling, rron tae om man's
row la frokt pt th barber aaop: On
man said back in Pennsylvania they
farmed the land where the hills were
so steep that when they planted pota
toes one man had toakold them In a
furrow while another man. covered
them up. When thoy dug them in the
fall they" were simply allowed to roll
to the bottom of the hill before any
attempt was made to pick thorn up.
Eight Who Deserve Slaps.
Eight men who deserve to be
slapped on the fae: He who despises
a man of power; he who enters a
I19UB6 uninvited and un welcomed; he
who gives orders in a house not hla
own; he who takes a seat above his
position; he who speaks to one who
does' not listen to him; he who In
trudes on the conversation of others;
ho who seektf favora from the ungen
erous; and he who expects love from
ate enemies. From a Persian Saying.
Man Coughs and Breaks Ribs.
-Aftfr.a frightful coURhing spell a
niarTin 'Ne-nah,- Wis., felt terrible
pains in (pa side and his doctor found
twp riha'hacl been broken. What
aony Dr. Kind's New Discovery
would have sa'veJ hjm'. A few tea
spoonsful Hid a late, cough, while
persiateut use routs obstinate coughs,
expels stubborn colds dr hea's weak,
sore lungs. i"I feel sure it's a God
send to humanity," writes Mrs. Ef
fie Morton, Cuiumbia, Mo., "for I
believe I would have consumption
to day, if 1 hud not, used this great
remedy." lt'a guaranteed to satisfy
and you can get a free trial bottle or
50 ct. or 1.00 size at All Druggists.
Accentuating Plant Characters.
It. 'has bean found that under red
light '(light- through red glass) plants
become more robust than in any oth
er. They also become more pro
nounced in'thelr chief characters tho
,leafy plant becomes more leafy, all
shades of green become more pro
nounced, the sensitive plant more
sensitive and all in every way become
OR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Hava Always Bought
He Couldn't Work Her.
' While a Jewel City girl was Belling
tickets for the picture Bhow, a man
called for. tickets and pushed in a five
dollar gold piece to pay for them, but
the girl shoved it back. The man in
sisted it was money all right, but the
girl informed him that he couldn't
work her, and he" didn't He had to,
go out and borrpw a dime. There arc
plenty of Kansas youngsters who
never saw a gold plece,-Kansas City
Star. y ,
A Cash Offer.
The rfemucd tn hai made a specia
clubbing rate with The Memphis
Weekly Commercial Appeal by
which we will furnish byth papers
for one year for the very low subs
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and best papers in the South, and
we hope to receive more new sub
scriptions on this offer: $2.25 cash
At an examination hold in a Junior
school a compoaltkm on cats was set.
One young hopeful wrote the follow
ing: "Cats that's made for little
boys and glrla to maul is called "Mal
tese" cats. Some cats are known by
their queer purr; thea are called
"Purrsum" eats. Otkrs with very
had tempera are knows as "An
gorie" cats. Cats with deep faellnga
are called "Fllae" cats. Very fine
ais am aaltod "MagnlScata,"
AmI It Qm In Lift.
"X firl," remarks Mack Cretchr,
Matvt hava dolls and ribbons and lota
of fancy' things to play with, X boy
en have a pretty good tiraa with noth
ing hut a toad, a grasshbppar and