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THE EQURBON WW&&m, KENTUCKY, FEBRUARY 4, 1913
Sponge Fishing at Tripoli.
Tripoli, -which has bean needed to
italy by Turkey, will bring the former
ome enhanced prestige in the Medit-'
erranean, but not much commercial
advantage. Sponge fishing, is one of
ithe few industries, and is carried on
chiefly by Greeks. Since sharks have
peached that coast from the Red sea,
jby way of the Suez canal, the sponge
fishery has become a dangerous busi
ness. . The men remain several min
iites under water, a rope being tied
ground the body, which the diver
jjerks when he wishes to be hauled up
-jwlth his catch. Some few years ago
. sponge fisher dived down with a
jm&rble slab in his hands, to make him
ieink more quickly. A shark met him
and half swallowed him head first,
lacerating him badly, Tjut, not appre
ciating the marble, .ejected them both.
JThe man let go the slab, and made
or the surface, the short-sighted
Jshark luckily going after the marble.
Vhere Turks Crushed Serbs.
It "was on the banks tff the Maritz,
"bear Adrianople, in 1364, that the
Turks first came into conflict with the
iyoung Slavonic races the Servians,
jthe Bosnians, the Bulgarians. Louis
jjl., king of Hungary and Poland, with
ithe princes of Bosnia, Servia and Wal-
achia, had decided to conquer the
jsultan, a task that the Greeks had
been unable to manage. The Turks
fwere only half as strong as the allies;
ibut the commander took advantage of
their intoxication to make a sudden
night attack. The Slavs were aroused
iby the beating of the Turkish drums.
"""The Ottomans were upon them before
they could stand to arms. They were
like wild beasts scared from their
Hair," says Sa'd-ud-Din; "speeding frdm
the field of light to the 'waste of
flight, those abjects poured into the
'stream Maritza, and were drowned."
The spot can still be seen on the map
as Sirf Sindughi, the "Serbs' rout."
Wonderful Transparency of Metals.
Gold leaf of a thickness of four mil
"lionths of an inch will, in a cold state,
.allow the green rays of light to pass
through, but this the only example
of light penetrability among metals in
is. cold state. Recently, however, scien
tists have turned their attention to the
'fact, discovered by Faraday, that gold
.nd silver foil become transparent if
Iheated. Thus it has been found that
fat about 1,000 degrees F. gold foil
.somewhat thinner than that already
mentioned becomes completely trans
iparent to white light, while a very
thin film of silver placed on a glass
iplate becomes transparent at about
740 degrees P., the combination of sil
ver and glass no longer acting as a
Tmirror. Several other metals have
lieen found to possess the same prop
erty when intensely heated, but alumi
num, despite its lightness, has so far
fproved impenetrable by light.
Blind Girls at the Phone.
The blind telephone girl has been
Itried and proven a success in Balti
more. Miss Elsie Sonderman, the
tfirst, operates the exchange for the
;Sheppard-Pratt asylum. Recently the
Maryland School for the Blind turned
lout five other well trained girls and
the managers believe they can open
this field of work to many others.
'These girls are working with the reg
ulation switchboards, but a new kind
of board is being planned which will
simplify the training and increase
the efficiency of the sightless opera
tors. The most difficult board now
operated by blind girls is that at the
Young Women's Christian association
(In Philadelphia. Like a hotel, the as
sociation club and home has 200 rooms
.and eight pay stations, and the blind
operators are as accurate and quick
as other girl operators.
His Support Poor.
A Mississippi Democrat made sev
leral efforts to get a congressional
fnorinlnatlon. He was soundly beaten
(every time, and at last announced that
jhe was going over tohe Republican
jparty. Hundreds of negroes were in
the district and among them the new
deader did most of his work of organi
sation. He built up clubs and held
meetings and when- another election
roeriod came had himself nominated.
The negroes paraded diligently and
the campaign had all the outward ap
pearance of being full of hustle, but
Hsvhen the ballot boxes were opened
there were but two votes for the fdr
imer Democrat, and on top of that he
jwas arrested for repeating. Chicago
American Character in 1793.
The arrest of Midad Mitchell, a
young American and protege of Baron
von Steuben, by the Spanish com
mandant of New Madrid, Mo., In 1793,
bn the charge of espionage, gave' Don
.Manuel Gayoso de Lemos, lieutenant
governor of Upper Louisiana, an op
jpbrtunity to express his opinions of
Americans. "Writing to Baron de Car
londelet, lord governor at New Orleans,
Ihe said: "In general that (inconsist
ency) is the character of the majority
jot Anglo-Americans. Yet another fea
ture of their character is that if they
find an abode in another country they
forget their own and for a time usual
ly serve with efficiency."
Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, apropos of
jpure Christmas foods, said the other
(day in Chicago: "I know a 'woman,
jfresh from the country, who com--jplained
-to her cook, during the holi
days: 'Our cider is watery, the turkey
has no flavor, I can't find any meat in
Ithe mincemeat, and back home they'd
Ihardly give to the pigs such a mass
iof adulteration as that tinned plum
Ipudding we had for yesterday's din
kier. The cook smiled tolerantly.
rTou'll get over them rural notion
Wfter a whlfc,' sbe id.M
RUSE 0FS)STER JEAN
By MARTHA M'CULLOCH-WIL-LlAMS.
Wingfield looked at his sister Jean,
frowning heavily. - She sat across the
room from Mm her head bent, her J
hands discolored but stitching deftly
at something something that roused
him to anger. He flung his book half
way across the desk In front of him,
got up laggardly, and said, balancing
himself with both hands upon the
"'Patches are premeditated pov
erty. You know that yet you do
worse than patch. Is this the third or
fourth time you've " made over that
hat?, I'm sick of seeing it of seeing
you messing with it. A new one
much better looking would cost only
a couple of dollars I believe you in-,
sist upon trimming such things your
self.' "Correct! Every way," Jean an
swered impassively. "I am not in love
with my hat-making nor even with
my own way of trimming. Maybe I
might be if "
"If what?" Wingfield asked almost
savagely as she paused.
She smiled at him rather a hard
smile but wistful. "I was about to
say if I could buy the things I like
rather than the things I can afford,"
"You mean those poodle-dog feath
ers that fly in the face of everybody?"
She shook her head, saying, "No .
praise be. Willow plumes don't tempt
me in the least. But I would like
say for this summer a real fine straw
the seven-dollar sort, as pliable as
cloth almost and very rich broad pale
purple velvet for a bow and a trail of
orchilds. I say just the thing yester
day for seventeen dollars and a
Paris tip, inside the crown to make
believe it came from there."
"Go get it!" Wingfield ordered, pull
ing a roll of bills from his pocket and
tossing them to her.
She did not touch the money. She
looked at him steadily, smiling still
that old smile. "I have never yet put
the rent into finery," she said, drop
ping her eyes.
Wingfield scowled. "I am begin
ning to believe it might better for us
if you did," he said. "You're not a bit
bad-looking but nobody wants a
dowdy anywhere. That's how you're
left out of things. I have to go it is
part of the game to be seen right
and things are slow enough as it is."
"I have not complained," Jean said
calmly. "It Is not very exhilarating
eating bread and cheese in the kitch
en alone, when you are with' your
friends. Still, somehow I would rath
er stick to the bread and cheese. They
do not bore me not anything like the
gang which haunts those table d'hote
Jean has risen, hat in hand. She
turned to the mirror and set it upon
her head, speculation in her eyes, a
stronger frown underneath the brim.
"It locks like a last year's bird
nest," she commented, tossing it to
the ceiling and catching it askew.
"Nobody would believe I was once a
fielder, though a substitute," she said
with a faint twinkle. "Do you re
member the game Tim? Out in the
back lot I was just thirteen and
gawky as a young calf but I could
run and had the only pair of real
legs left available."
"I remember well," Tim nodded.
"That was a game sure. Accident
was epidemic ten of our noble team,
canned with sprained legs, arms,
shoulders what hot But not a one
could have caught the fly you did it
saved the game for us. That reminds
me I met Treptow last week and al
most the first thing he said was:
'Where is that sister of yours? The
girl of the fly?' "
"You didn't tell him of course,"
Jean said quietly.
Wingfield looked down. "You know
I can't tell people," he said almost
fretfully, "if they knew I we kept
house they'd expect O! hang it!
You know why."
"Perfectly," Jean said. "You are
ash-ined to seem joor you'd mind
that worse, much worse, than being
poor. You like to be liberal mind
I don't say extravagant. Since you
earn most of the money, you have a
right to spend it as you choose. I
have never -complained I never shall.
But this I ask if Billy Treptow
comes in your way again ask him
here to dinner."
"Ask him! When he has all the rich
folk running after him! Don't you
know that?" Wingfield demanded.
Jean nodded, but persisted. "Ask
him. I know he'll come if you tell
him I am to be cook."
Somehow Wingfield did ask Billy.
In fact, he could not very well escape
it, because Billy developed suddenly a
turn of inquiry that quickly brought
out the facts. "Jean was in the city
keeping house for her brother Billy
straightway demanded the address.
Wingfield went home laggardly. It
was late when he got there too late
for' anything but a nurried change of
costume. It took him all aback to find
the living rpom deserted, the dining
room, a tiny place, likewise empty
except for massed roses. He won
dered if, after all, Billy Treptow was
not coming. It was five minutes past
the hour. Suddenly from the kitchen
he heard voices and laughter.
Pushing into the door there was
not room to go clean inside he saw
Billy with both arms about Jean,
whost hands upheld a platter of de
lectable fried chicken. She was
laughing and saying: "Mind! You'll
upset your dinner," to which he was
answering, "Not on your life. I've
"been waiting five -years to eat your
cooking now I mean to eat it al
ways." '...- ;.
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Spirit Apportd to Jlrothtr.
In recent years no African explorer
haa gripped the popular .imaginaticm
more than the Ill-fated Capt, Boyd
Alexander, who was done to death in a
gallant effort to. induce certain native
tribes to live at peace with each other.
The, story of bis last expedition to the
Dark Continent has been published.
The book contains the explorer's diary
of the expedition, this, curiously
enough, being the only diary he ever
kept, having been accustomed on for
mer occasions to trust to his careful
ly drawn maps, and his retentive mem
ory. The book has been edited by the
explorer's brother, Mr. Herbert Alex
ander, who relates a strange dream,
which should be of interest to students
of the occult. "I saw Boyd he says,
"illumined from the darkness of night,
standing up, surrounded by angry na
tives, who were armed. He ivas trying
to speak to me, but I did not hear his
voice, rather it. was as if the whole air
was echoing, 'I. am in their power.'
Then suddenly he was swallowed up
os "With Modern Methods.
The elder sighed. "Well, brother,"
he said to the white-chokered stran
ger, "I wish you joy of your lease.
The old building has been a hoodoo
ever since I can remember. We never
had a pastor who could half fill it."
The white chokered stranger nodded.
"I'll be turning em away inside of a
month," he cheerfully said. The elder
stared. "And may I ask to what de
nomination you belong?" "I belong
to the film denomination," replied the
stranger, briskly. "Four moving pic
tures at every performance, with a
complete change three times a week
and all for the small sum- of five
cents!" And he turned away to direct
the placing of the ticket pagoda and
the automatic piano.
A whale without an ounce of oil in
its carcass is surely a curiosity. The
crew of the New Zealand Whaling
company's Bakiura relate that a whale
80 feet long, rather bedraggled look
ing, but of fair size, was brought in
by one of the company's vessels to
Russell to be boiled down. The cus
tomary cutting-up process was gone
through and the parts put into the
boilers. But not an ounce of oil could
be obtained, and it turned out that the
whale had marks on it which suggest
ed that it had been shot on a previous
occasion, and that it was suffering as
a result from some form of blood-poisoning,
which rendered its flesh and
"I've found a new use for those
gramophone records you bought last
week and which cost such a lot of
money," said his wife, according to the
San Francisco Chronicle. "How clever
you are," he exclaimed. "What is
your latest?" "In the first place," she
began, "I" hold a skein of wool over
my arm, tie one end of the wool on a
reel, place the reel on the gramophone
and then start the machine. The wool
Is wound up in no time!" The fond
husband gasped in admiration. "But
that's not all," she continued. "Tomor
row I shall place a little bath brick
on one end of the records, start the
gramophone and so clean the knives."
He is still gasping.
Creation of New Worlds.
People ask "How was the universe
created?" The fact is . the universe
was never "created." It is in a pro
cess of perpetual creation. It is be
ing made, destroyed and remade all
the time. The telescope and the spec
troscope bring down to us pictures of
parts of it in all the stages of growth
and decay. The most fascinating
problem of modern astronomers is the
searching out of that great process;
the discovery of the method of the
world machine. It is a question not
of what happened once in ages ago,
but of what is all the time happening.
Cable and Wireless.
An announcement recently made by
the directors of an ocean cable com
pany once more emphasizes the fact
that no detrimental effect whatever
has been experienced by the rapid ex
pansion of wireless telegraph commu
nication. Just as in the familiar case
of a new rapid transit system in a
large 'city finding its own new busi
ness without taking from the traffio
on existing means of transportation,
so the cable companies are .finding
that there is ample room for both, the
old and the new systems-In the in
creasing demand for transoceanic tel
egraphy. Apples for Health.
The old Idea that apples were the
favorite fruit of the god is a "plausible
theory. The freshness of youth was
ever possessed by those who made ap
ples their principal diet. Certain it is
that there is no food so valuable. Ap
ples nourish the brain and spinal cord.
They contain phosphorous, albumen,
sugar, gum, chlorophyll, malic acid,
gallic acid, vegetable fiber and water.
They cure gout and rheumatic disor
der and exercise a beneficent influ
ence on the liver and stomach Ripe
apples and bread as a diet will do
more to restore health than drugs.
Americans Were "Bostoneses."
During the Revolutionary war and
shortly after it, citizens of the United
States were known in the Spanish col
onies as "Bostoneses," probably be
cause the war began near that town.
JTrancisco Cruzat, Spanish lieutenant
governor of Missouri, writing to the
governor of Louisiana on December 8,
1777, saidr "Colonists in the English
rterritofles are being .forced to bear
arms against the BoBtohesejB.-" - -
every day. Post-mortem
examinations often show
that tuberculosis had been
arrested by strengthening
the lungs before the germs
You can strengthen your
resistance -power by taking
Scott's Emulsion, It con
tains available energy in con
' centrated form, which quickly
nourishes all the organs of the
body. It repairs waste makes
rich, active blood and supplies
energy to the starving celts. It's
timely use enables the body to
For stubborn colds and
bronchitis nothing compares
with Scott's Emulsion,
Refuse substitutes insist on
Scott & Bowne, Blooxnfield, N. J. 12-67
STOCK, CROP AND FARM NOTES
We are receiving a carload of Per
cheron mares every two weeks, from
one to fouryears old. Phone or write
H. T. BROWN & CO.,
Union Stock Yards.
"? Commissionerfof Agriculture J. W.
Newman was notified Friday that the
directors of the National Berkshire
Association had voted' to hold its 93
meeting and exhibition at the Ken
tucky State Fair in September.
Within the last few 'weeks C. L
Kerr, of Lexington, filed an order for
a five gaited saddle mare, with a very
nniBnea ana nicely gaited bay mare
which he secured from W. M. Jones &
Son, of North Middletown, Ky. She
was sired by Marvel King and from a
mare by HarrisonChief.
Mrs. James McClure will enter
tain with a silver tea at her home on
Vine street Thursday afternoon from
two until five o'clock, for. the Bourbon
County School p Improvement League.
Each member of the league has the
privilege of inviting ten guests, so
tins will be quite" a large affair.
A piece of ground in Nicholas
county, ten poles less than three.acres,
with fourteen trees, thirteen stumps
and space ' occupied by two plant beds,
raised in tobacco, yielded 6,080 pounds,
which sold at.Carlisle at an average
of 18J cents per pound. The tobacco
was raised b.vStrother Dailey on the
farm of John M. Donnell. near Car
lisle. Prof. W. S. Anderson, of Winches
ter, was appointed as chairman of the
animal division of the American
Breeders' Association, at its recent
annual meeting. in Columbia, S. C, in
recognition of his investigations in the
heredity of Kentucky horses. Prof.
Anderson read an able treatise on
"Thejntheritanca of Coat Color in
Horses" before the association.
After weeks of suspense in which
the sale of the pooled F tobacco of the
Bowling Green one sucker district was
held in the balance the deal was fi
nally closed Thursday afternoon to F J.
W. Brown, of Louisville, who has
made the purchase for several Eastern
buyers and foreign"markets. The deal
involves about 4,000.000 pounds of to
bacco and about a million dollars. The
prices obtainp.d run from 3 cents for
trash up to ten cents for the best leaf.
Mrs. Frank P. Clay entertained
with a bridge party Thursday after
noon at her lovely home on the George
town pike. After'a number of games
had been enjoyed a delicious salad
course luncheon was served to the fol
lowing'guests: Mrs. William Remingg
on, Mrs. Robert Meteer, Mrs. J. W.
Bacon, Mrs W.. R. Scott, Mrs. Thomp
son Tarr, Mrs. George Stuart, Mrs.
Custis lalbott, MiBses Rene Owens,
Corinne Collins, Clara Bacon and
Had to Be Done.
"You cannot burn the candle at
both ends' said the young wife, re
monstrating with her hard-working
literary husband. "I'm afraid, my
dear," was the reply, "it is the only
way to make both ends meet."
Lie Not Worth
Living for Many
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This remarkable medicine is now
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as the besttonic ever soldlthe public.
If you are tired all the time with ir
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L. & N. TIME-TABLE
IN EFFECT DECEMBER 8, 1912
FROM " : 1
Atlanta, Ga. , Daily 5.21 am".
Lexington, Ky., Daily 5.18amj
Cynthiana, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 7.35 amf
M-aysville, Ky.-y Daily Except Sunday .:. ; 7.38 am
Rowland, Ky. , Daily Except Sunday ., ?. 7.55 am
Lexington, Ky., Daily Except Sunday ...'... 8.12am.
Cincinnati, O., D"eily 9.50 am-
Maysville, Ky. , Daily Except Sunday , 10.20 am
Lexington; Ky, , Daily . 10.15 am
Cincinnati, 0., Daily.. , , ., 10.24.am
Lexington, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 12.00 am
Cynthiana, Ky. , Daily Except Sunday .3.10 pm-
Maysville, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 3.15 pm
Lexington, Ky.. Daily .-.. 3.33 pm
Knoxville.Tenn.. Daily 3.25 pm
Maysville, Ky., Daily 5.40. pm.
Cincinnati, O. , Daily Except Sunday ."..... : .5.55 pm
Lexington, Ky., Daily .' 6,lo pm
Louisville & Frankfort, Daily Except Sunday :5.50 am
Jacksonville. Fla., Daily .' .1 6.18 pm
Cincinnati, O. , Daily .... .-.10 iDOpmr
Cincinnati. O., Daily 5.28 am
Maysville, Ky., Daily Except Sunday -. . . . .5.35 am . :
Lexington, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 7.47 am.
Cincinnati, O., Daily Except Sunday : 8.20 arcr
Maysville, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 8.20 am
Lexington, Ky., Daily '.....-. 9.57 am
Knoxville, Tenn., Daily ,. .-. 9.55 am
Jacksonville, Fla., Daily :...... 10.24 am
Lexington, Ky., Daily 10.29 am
Maysville, K., Daily ' 12.05 pm
Cynthiana, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 12.04 am
Lexington, Ky., Daily Except Sunday ;'. 3.33 pm
Cincinnati, O., Daily 3.4o pm "
Rowland, Ky., Daily Except Sunday :-. 5.52 pm
Lexington, Ky. Daily Except Sunday 6.07 pm-
Cincinnati, O., Daily 6.23 pa
Maysville, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 6.20 pm r
Cynthiana, Ky., Daily Except Sunday 6.35 pra.
Lexington, K., Daily 10.55 pm'
Atlanta-, Ga. , Daily. 10.57 pm
IN EFFECT OCTOBER. 3. 1911. . v '
No. FROM '" ;
2 Frankfort, Ky., Daily Except Sunda 8.13 am, ..
4 Frankfort, Ky., Daily Except Sunday .3.30 pm
8 Louisville & 'Frankfort, Daily Except Sunday ..-.... 5:50pmj,'
Trains, 33e;pa,rt -" --;J
no. to - :--?;
7 Frankfort & Louisville, Daily Except Sunday 7.43am
1 F ankfort, Ky. Daily Except Sunday 9.53 am "
13 Frankfort, Ky Daily Except Sunday o.55 pm "..
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