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Wireleea Telegraphy My Point to the
"Why" of Telepathy.
Accepting tolepathy ns nn establish
cd fact, the problem rcmnlns how nro
we to explain It? What Is the mech
anism by which ono person Is ablo to
transmit messages directly and In
stantaneously to another person, al
though they may be half tho wofta
To this question It must frankly be
admitted no posttlvo answer ca.n as
yet bo returned. But some Interesting
hypotheses have lately been advanced,
not by mere theorists, but by eminent
men of science, who, themselves nfurm
lngr tho actuality of telepathy, havo
given much thought to the problem of
Its mode of operation.
8ir William Crookes, for example,
calling attention to tho marvelous but
undisputed facts of the real vibration
as evidenced by the phenomena of
wireless telegraphy nnd the Roentgen
rays, urges that here we have quite
possibly an adequate explanation of
the mystery of telepathy of n wholly
naturalistic basis that Is to say. n
basis which enables us to accept telep
athy without dislocating our entire
conception of the physical universe.
"It seems to me," ho suggests, "that
these rays (tho Roentgen rays) may
have a possible way of transplanting
Intelligence which, with a few reason
able postulates, may supply the key to
much that Is obscure In physical re
search. Let It Ihj assumed that these
rays, or rays of even higher frequency.
can pass into the brain and acr nn
some nervous center there. Let It be
conceived that the brain contains a
center which uses these rays as tho
vocal chords use sound vibrations
(both being under the command of In
telligence) and sends them out with
the velocity of light to Impinge on the
receiving ganglion of another brain.
In this same way the phenomena of
telepathy and the transmission of In
telligence from one sensitive to anoth
er through long distances seem to
come Into the domain of law and can
This undoubtedly is the explanation
that most strongly commends itself to
those scientists who courageously ac
knowledge their belief in telepathy.
Nor do they see any objection to It In
the fact that, people apparently are af
fected by tho telepathic Impulse only
at certain times, for the brain of both
sender nnd receiver may conceivably,
on the analogy of wireless telegraphy,
be set to transmit and receive tele
pathic communications only when at
tuned to vibrations of a certain ampli
tude. II. Addlngton Bruce In Hamp
Lady Nevlll In her reminiscences
talks of the decadence of the day as
reflected In tho lives of women. "The
fact Is." she says, "that in a great
many cases modern woman-In Eng
land, I mean Is spoiled. Many have
no Interests and too much time on
their hands, with the result that they
will take up some fad. As for the
well to do, a great number of them
now seem to completely dominate
their husbands. This struck the old
shah of Persia very much. "It seems
to me.' said lie. 'that an Kngllsh or
American husband is nothing better
than n sort of butler.' "
Lincoln Jolted Seward.
Uncle Billy Green of Illinois wns
Lincoln's partner In the grocery nt Sa
lem. At night, when customers were
few, he held the grammar while Lin
coln recited his lessons. At Lincoln's
first Inaugural banquet Oreen sat nt
the table on the president's left, with
tho dignified Secretary Seward on the
right. Lincoln presented the two men
to each other, saying, "Secretary Sew
ard, this is Mr. Oreen of Illinois."
Seward bowed stltlly. when Lincoln ex
claimed: "Oh. get up, Seward, and
shake hands with Oreen. He's the
mau that taught me my grammar."
Kansas City Star.
Four Days In the Year.
Tliero are but four days in the year
when the sun nnd clock oiactly corre
spond. In other words, there are but
four days of the "0." in which the sun
Is directly south at noon.
Tho fifteenth of April and the seventeenth
of June remember,
August thirty-first and twenty-fourth of
On these four days and nono else In the
The nun and clock both tho same time de
clare. Business Humor.
Here Is a rare specimen of business
humor received tho other day by u
Loudon firm. It ran:
"Our cashier fell unconscious nt his
desk this morning. Up to this time,
1 p. in., we havo been unable to get n
word out of 111 in except your names.
May wo say to him, with a view to his
Immediate recovery, that wo have your
check, ns wo think that Is what Is on
bis mind?" I'eur&on's Weekly.
Man and Woman.
"Alan, composed of clay, is silent and
ponderous," preached Jean Itaullu in
tho fifteenth century, "but woman
gives evidence of her osseous origin by
the rattle she keeps up. Move a sack
of earth and It makes no noise; touch
a bag of bones und you nro deafened
with tho clltter clutter."
Sorry For Pa.
"I'm sorry for pa."
"Sis Is going to marry a man who
makes more money than he does."
Detroit ITreo Press.
More helpful than all human wisdom
Is ono draft of simple, human pity that
will not for sake us.
The Mleeieelppl vM, u M,BnItud,
Area It Drain.
fxi .1 lPPl rtTcr, lying wholly
within tn temperate zone, Is In this
respect moro fortunately situated than
i rAWo fertile valleycd Amazon, since
"'. climate here, varied nnd sometimes
inhospitable ns it Is, offers conditions
of human development there denied.
The main stream la 2,500 miles In
length-that is, nboat ten times that
of the Seine. As Mark Twain has said.
It Is "tho crookedest river" In the
world, traveling 1,300 miles to cover
the same ground that a crow would
fly over In 075. For several hundred
miles It Is a mllo In width. Back in
18S2 it was seventy miles wldo when
the flood was highest.
Tho volume of water discharged by
It into the sen Is second only to the
Amazon and is greater than that oi
all European rivers combined (omitting
tho Volga). Tho amount Is cstimnted
at 130 cubic miles annually that is, II
would fill annually a tank 130 miles
long, 131) miles wide nnd 130 mile.
high. With Its tributaries it provides
somewhat more than 10,000 miles of
navigable water, more than any other
system on the globe except the Ama
zon nnd more than enough to reach
from Lake Superior to Taris by way
of Kamchatka nnd Alaska, about
three-fourths of the way around the
globe. The sediment deposited Is 400.
000,000 tons, enough to require dnlly
for its removal 500 trains of fifty cars
each carrying fifty tons, and to mnkc
ench year two square miles of new
earth over a hundred feet deep.
Tho. area which it drnlns Is roughly
1,2T)0,000 square miles, or two-fifths of
the United States. Thnt is, Germany.
Austria-Hungnry, Franco nnd Italy
could be set down within this area
and there would still be some room to
It has the strength, for the most pan
put to no use whatever, of 00,000,00(1
horses. The difference between high
wntor nnd low water Is In some places
fifty feet, which gives some Impression
of the range of its moodiness. John
Flnley In Scrlbner's Magazine.
SHE WAS GOING TO DIE.
Then Something Happened That Made
the Sick Girl Well.
An Atchison young lady had been
111 for some time and finally became
much depressed. She told a married
sister, who was assisting in caring foi
her, that she knew she wns going to
die, nnd thnt she might ns well dlstrib
ute her possessions. "I'll give you my
coral beads," she said to the married
sister, "but Mary is to have my dia
mond ring because you have had sev
eral diamonds given to you by your
The sick girl expected the married sis
ter to fall on her neck nnd weep, not
only nt the sadness of her impcnillu;.
and untimely death, but because of hot
generosity in the nintter of her coraN."
So It was no wonder thnt every nerve
in the Invalid's body was jarred by the
married sister's answer: "Well, of all
(he nerve! Giving me your little strlir.'
of cheap corals! Why, they cost onlj
?20. while your diamond ring Is worth
every bit of Jf'J.'O. It makes me tired."
the married sister continued in exeltei'
tones, "the way you Indulge Mary
Why. she's nt a party this very niln
ute, and I'm slaving here with you
As for my diamonds, didn't I help ni
husband scrimp and save?"
But right here the sick young wo
man. buoyed up by righteous indigna
tion, her blood pumping through lit'"
veins with anger, sat up, put her feel
firmly on the floor, got up and dre-eil
"You can take the next train for
home." she said to the astonished mar
ried sister. "I'll Just wear my dla
inond ring nnd corals myself n littlt
while longer." This Is u true stoi
nnd. although the Incident occurred si
months ago, the Atchison young lad.'
hasn't been sick a minute siine.
Could You Do Better?
"I was one of a party of four taklm:
nn early dinner nt an open air restau
rant In Cologne on the Fourth of July
several years ago." says a Now York
Tribune reader. "We sent a polite re
quest to the orchestra leader to play
'The Star Spangled ISannor' and were
told that the composition was 'un
known.' We were surprised nnd vexed
and talked 11 lot about the song, ltt
nrl'.'Iii, its beauty, and finally discov
ered that had tho bandmaster played It
we nil four of us could have sung
only 'la-la' to the second verse and all
Maine's Needle Rock.
Ill Hluo Hill bay, Me., there Is a
pinnacle rock only six feet In diameter
at Its top which projects to within
seven feet of the surface of the water
nnd rices nearly perpendicularly out
of u depth of seventy-eight feet. Tho
existence of this rock is an evidence
of the difficulty, even In well known
waters, of demonstrating that no Iso
lated rocks are lying In wait for heed
less victims. Harper's.
The Good He Did.
"Do you really believe, doctor, thai
your old medicines really keep any
body alive?" asked tho skeptic.
"Surely," leturned the doctor. "My
prescriptions have kept three druggists
and their families allvo In this town
for twenty years." Harper's Weekly.
Pretty Long Run,
Dutch Comedian I played Hamlet
once. Chorus Did you have a long
run? Dutch Comedian About three
Not tho body, but Jho sou, strikes the
blow In which lIvesictory. Maga.
Uses Whiskey When
He Drives Into Snare.
Friday night while driving to
Owingsville from Mt. Sterling,
tho buggy driven by Snmucl Tay
lor was wrecked nnd several quarts
of whisky stolen. A ropo had
been stretched across tho rond and
when Taylor drovo into it tho bed
of tho buggy was torn off and tho
driver thrown out. When ho re
gained consciousness he found that
his whisky had been stolen, to
gcther with hjs buggy robe nnd
Thelabove is n special sent from
Hung Jury at Winchester.
The jury in tho Callahan mur
der case wns unable to agree and
was dismissed. Judge Benton
then announced that no more trials
for murder would bo held until ru
mors of perjury were sifted. Ho
held Smith nnd Johnson'without
Atmore's minco meat at Vnnars-dell's.
S&urey jCoose oCeaf jfcouse
MT. STERLING KY.
The Hurley Loose Leaf Company is a corporation of farm
ers oi tins county. B. F. Mark, B. V. Carpenter, Jas. W.
Mason, Elijah Coons, Chas. B. Dale, Jas. B. Clark, Geo.
McAHster, Jno. H. Blount and Asa Bean are the company.
But for this company the faimers of this county would be
paying 25c per hundred and a per cent, commission for
selling their tobacco.
We Want Your Tobacco
to sell, and from the sales we have made this season can
sell it as high as any market in the country.
Three Sales Every Week-Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Burley Loose Leaf Co
Jno. H. Blount, Sec'y.
B. F. Mark, Treas.
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StKfcnt A4lts Gtftt.
Thomas H. Butler, tho student
who disappeared from Sta.te Uni
versity, Lexington, shortly after
tho burning of ono of tho Univer
sity buildings, has been arrested at
Youngstown, O., and has given
out a statement to tho effect that
ho and Richard Webb were re
sponsible for tho burning of Prof.
Paul Anderson's office. His ar
rest nnd tho statement he has given
out has caused quite n sensation in
Lexington. Webb is out in a
stntementidenying tfio accusation.
I havo nil my nccounts mndo out
nnd would apprecinto it if you
would call nnd settle if you nro in
debted to me.
S. P. Greenwnde.
Wm. Neale Resigns.
Mr. Wm. Neale, former presi
dent of tho Blue Grass League
and who resigned recently and ac
cepted a position as manager of
tho Louisville Base Ball Club in
the American Association, has re
signed that position.
Asa Bean, Gen. Manager
J. Milt Kmkead, Floor Man
At Viewed From the Standpoint of
Economy and Qun Fire.
A very Important factor In tho ques
tion of the slzo of ships Is that of
economy. A given amount of tonnago
Is more economically assigned to one
ship than distributed among several.
Threo ships require three captains,
threo olllcers constantly on deck In
charge, three men nt tho wheel nnd
three times ns many lookouts. While
tho same nronortion ' threefold of
deck nnd engineer force may not bo
needed, the aggregate crows of three
vessels would nevertheless show a
very considerable percentage in ex
cess of One of tho samp aggregate ton
nnge. All'' this means mUch nioro ex
pense for the same carriage of freight
Tho same order of considerations ap
plies to ships of wnr, but in n less de
gree, because naval Vessels nro not for
purposes of gain. With them tho run
ning expenses In this particular count
as with merchantmen, but the ques
tion of profit is rcpinced by that of
military efficiency, ns ministering to
tho safety of the nation or to the as
sertion of nntlonnl policies.
Suppose one ship carrying twelve
guns opposed to four carrying three
each. With the very wide train of
modern guns thnt is, the long arc of
a circle over which their projectiles
can strike effectively-lt is cnslly feasi
ble to bring all the guns of four ships
unon a single opponent. Probably she
on her part may bring also upon each
enemy three guns, n tiro power equal
to his, but the concentration of four
fold Impact upon a single vessel pro
duces upon her crew n corresponding
physical as well as moral Impression,
diminishing " their military efficiency,
their power of rapid loading and aim
ing, not to speak of the proportionate
ly greater clinnces of material Injury.
If there be the same number of hits
on both sides the one will havo been
struck four times as often ns any one
opponent If, as would be very proper,
the one begins by concentrating all her
battery 011 one or two of her antagon
ists she ought to beat them down, but
an appreciable time would be required,
during which tho others would be en
gaged in unmolested target practice
upon her. Rear Admiral A. T. Mahan
In Leslie's. .
Iridescence of the Opal Is Merely a
Matter of Formation.
Tho opal has no color In the sense of
pigmentation. To break open nn opal
In order to observe its hues would lie
the equivalent to killing the goose that
laid tho golden eggs. Neither golden
eggs nor rainbow hues would be found.
Opal consists of bydmted silica. It
Is not uniform in texture. If the word
surface may be used for Interior con
ditions it might be said that the opaline
silica is in the form of surfaces and
Inyers that lie compactly against one
nnothcr. These layers refract the light
nt various angles, giving forth the
colored flashes in the same way that
a pure crystal prism refracts the col
ors of the spectrum. Technically Fpeak
ing, these layers of silica are said to
possess a different Index of refraction
from thnt of the matrix. As the opal
Is moved the various layers break the
light Into colors, which change, of
course, according to the position of the
The Iridescence of nacre, or motlie1'-of-pearl,
Is nlso a matter of form nnd
not actual color. In fact, all "change
able" colors are more or less the re
sult of form even where there is pig
mentation beneath, such as In certain
ribbed silks. When sunlight bears di
rectly upon finely ribbed metal, as a
file, there Is the same play of colors.
In the caso of mother-of-pearl an In
teresting experiment has been made.
An impression of the pearl wns taken
iiixni pure white wax. It was then
found that the apparently smooth
surface of the pearl had still sufficient
Irregularities to Impress upon the wax
ti surface that resulted In similar color
manifestations. Hnrper's Weekly.
Barbers Ages Ago.
Tho first barbers of whom there is
any record piled their trade in Greece
in the fifth century II. 0.' In Home
the first barbers operated In the third
century H. f. In olden times In Eng
land the harbor ami the physician
were Identical. Thus a king's barber
was also hi ihlef medical adviser. In
tho time or Henry VIII. of England
laws were made concerning barbers,
ir which the following Is an extract
'No person occupying a shaving or
oarlier.t In London shall use any sur
gery, letting of blood or other mntter,
except tho drawing of teeth."
The Real Simon Pure.
"The real slinon pure" Is one of those
phrases which every one understands
and not ono in n hundred could nccount
for. Simon Pure wns n Pcnnsvlvnniii
Quaker In Mrs. Ceutllvre's "A Hold
Stroke Kor a Wife," produced nt Drury
Lano theater, London, iu February.
171& Ono Colonel Feign well passes
klmself off ns Simon nnd wlus tho heart
of a Itrlstol heiress, Miss Lovely, after
which the real Simon I'uro turns up.
Now Curnto Your husband is n con
firmed invalid, is ho not? Mrs. Ulliyus
Confirmed, Blr? No, sir; ho ain't
Church of England. New Curate-1
mean Is ho n permanent Invalid? Mrs.
Billyus-Perinanent? Lor', no! Doctor
says he can't last a month. Loudon
There Are Exeeptlont.
Willie All the world loves a lover.
Wallle-Dally He, yo know. Nellie de
Wink's pot terrier has bltton me four
I tlmwr, bah Jove! New York Globe. .
Sealed Bids For Bonds.
Sealed proposals for the pur
chase of all, or any part of, $5,.
761. 65 in street paving bonds to
bo issued by Hie City of Mt. Ster
ling, Ky., will be received by H.
M. Ringo, City Clerk, up to noon
February 4, 1913. Said bonds
will bo dated November- 20, 1912,
ten (10) of which bonds will be for
$500.00 each, and five (5) of which
bonds will bo for $152.33 ench, all
bearing interest at 6 percent, pay
able semi-annually, with interest
coupons attached, and designated
as "Series C." Said bonds will
mature as follows, to-wit:
$1,152.33 on November 20, 1914.
$1,152.33 on November 20, 1916.
$1,152.33 on November 20, 1918.
$1,152.33 on November 20, 1920.
$1,152.33 on November 20, 1922.
No bid will be considered for
! less than par and accrued interest.
Certified check for 2 per cent, of
bids must accompany each propos
al, same to be returned if not ac
cepted, and the undersigned re
serve the right to reject any and
W. A. Samuels, Mayor.
C. B. Patterson, Treasurer.
H. M. Ringo, City Clerk.
Archibald round Guilty.
Robert W. Archibald, of Scran
ton, Pa., for twenty-nine years an
occupant of judicial positions up
on the Pennsylvania State bench,
the Federal District bench and the
United States Commerce Court,
wns adjudged guilty by the United
States Senate of "high crimes and
misdemeanors;" was stripped of
his office, and forever disqualified
from holding positions of public
honor or public trust.
The conviction nnd judgment
came as the conclusion of the im
peachment triul that, has been
pending in the Semite since last
summer on charges that Judge
Archibald had been guilty of mis
conduct and misbehavior as a
judge and that he had corruptly
used his judicial power to further
tho private interests ol himself
and his friends, in the asquisition
of conl land properties in Penn
sylvania. Post Tavern Special tho new
cereal at Vanarsdell's.
Dr. R. E. May, who has been
in bad health for several months,
has sold his practice to Dr. O. B.
Demarce, of Frankfort, who has
assumed charge. Dr. May will
devote his time to farming.
llevfnK Mh.mi"?.Vvond,;rful remedy for re
lenM && u-U.'.-dapt. An-
sorcnUela(1rtis llnlnfnt and the pain and
Wwiiehfe,igSiS55',.3r,h,t n:" elven me
ago."-Mr,L Sntiir VFalyted fouryeara
'Porr.it- , n VVe'borni Newburgflnd-
ment beat n,.tft?i " ?na Da" th,s Hnl.
"This llnlm.7.. ':-.. .
and has T c6mT,iVSiv -.7. , " want rciier
."-ifiKT ot rl,euma
." K, Falls to Relieve Any Pain in
Any Part of The Body Fi"?
Minutes, Ask For Your Money Back!
50c At All Druggwt. or
Bourbon Rewedy Co., Lexington, Ky.