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How Eva Halliday
Deaf, Dumb and Blind,
Was Lified0: Darkness
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( J. I:va H.iliiilny, a iiiill
kjyiQTf 1" 11"' Wisconsin School
fur I Iu Deaf, (or.liimcx to
Interest nil who have heard of the
Jilllictiou of the t;irl and the methods
ta'.ui! to tca h her bright mind and to
lift In r out of darkness into lUlit.
For the remarkable hiktcks in a very
tdioit time, the pupil is indebted to her
latlent and HIicIcnt teacher, Miss -lly-ratiu
F.o.vd, herself totally deaf and
l'altly bereft of upeech.
In four months Uie child was taught
3 r words ind sentences. To-day she
Is not only able to read and write
J'.nillle, but she cleverly operates an
.ordinary typewriting inachlne.
Miss Halliday was born with none
of the alllictions from which she Is
necking and llmlin relief. They wore
the result of an attack of catarrhal
fever whin she was but six years of
Slit Is r.ow about sixteen. The
frhTs parents lived in Wansau. Wis.,
aind were without means with which
to undertake her education. Her eon
ilition was brought to the notice of
the superintendent of the school for
alio deaf, the province of which does
not Include the teaching of the blind,
l)iit the sympathy of Superintendent
Cary was aroused to such an extent
that he made a personal appeal to the
Hoard and was allowed to receive her
Jit the school.
Teacher and pupil were thrown to
gether by accident, and this is one of
the interesting features of the story.
Jsome time previous Miss llypatia
Iloyd, of Milwaukee, who was ileal'
.and had only a limited power of speech,
applied to the institution for permission
to enter for the purpose of learning
Low to teach the deaf and dumb. It
Is not the function of the school to
Impart this class of education, but
finally an nrrannemeut was made by
v) .Y!i she was allowed to do as she
lieini? endowed with a wonderful
m mount of energy, she entered enthu
siastically on the course that was espe
cially prepared for her. Soon after
ibis, the sad condition of the Wausau
Rirl was brought to the notice of the
superintendent, and he at once decided
to take her in and place her in the
tare of Miss Boyd.
Tiiis was in February, 1S02. At the
time that she entered the institution
the girl knew only eight signs that
to her veiled mind indicated anything.
EVA HALLIDAY AND
'To illustrate, the blowing of the breath
over the back of her hand was taken
to mean that she was about to take a
railway trip, and this was but one of
several unique methods adopted to
reach her mind.
The child's education began by the
use of the manual alphabet generally,
lint particularly by any means by
which it was thought best to convey
the meaning of words and things.
From the first the child seemed to be
strangely drawn to her teacher, who
would take her delicate hand In her
own, and by the arrangement of the
lingers, sundry patting and clapping,
signs were spelled into her mind.
A box of objects would be spread
out on the table. The blind girl would
take .up one of them and be allowed to
feel it over and over again. Then Miss
p.oyd would spell the name of the ob
ject into the hand of her charge. Sev
eral other objects would be similarly
treated, when the girl would commence
over again and spell back the 'signs,
show ing that she understood what she
lield in her hand.
Py artifices of her own. Miss Poyd
was able to impart the rudiments of
ail education. For instance, the child
was taught to understand that the
touch of the hand on the cheek sig
nified "good," and by raising the
arm of the pupil and pulling it for
ward with several up and down mo
tions tlx; idea of "running" was con
veyed. She has a sign to indicate the
presence of certain other girls, the
sense of touch nnd smell aiding her
In this respect.
Practically all of this work was ac
complished in tin first four months
that she remained in the institution.
j ft if
'.'pi-al.li; of the progress of her pu; !1,
MNs p.oyd said:
"1 can never forget the beautiful
change that ca"i to Iut countenance
when she was freed from her prison.
At first her thoughts, as rellected In
In r face, were of an Indescribably sad
and pathetic nature, but from the day
that I taught her her first word she
began to look out on the world wllh
an affection, an Intelligence, and even
a keen sense of Joy that did one's heart
good to see. And It Is this and other
tilings that convince me that Lva lias
a mission to fullill in this world. In a
way that I cannot find words to de
scribe she awakens all that Is sweet
and noble In human nature, and gives
to those who come In contact with her
a strength and courage productive of
much good, especially In overcoming
obstacles and dillicultles. Her happi
ness never leaves her. I believe she
is the happiest child that 1 have ever
seen. It is a real pleasure to see her
day after day enter my school room
and feel around until she funis her
teacher, and then, throwing her hands
about my neck, cling to me in the way
that must bring tears to the eyes."
An element In the better fortune of
the girl Is that she has enlisted the
earnest sympathy of a well known nnd
wealthy Pennsylvania!!., whose work
for the deaf nnd dumb has spread to
many fields. The philanthropist Is Dr.
William Wnde, of Oakmont. Dr.
Wade sent her n watch, by which she
was able to read the time, and ho
also provided her with n Uraille writer,
Hi" uo of which she has thoroughly
mastered. He also presented her with
a tandem bicycle, on which teacher
and pupil have spent hours In exercise
and rare enjoyment.
Miss P.oyd has on several occasions
taken the child to Milwaukee, and
once when they were on the train re
turning to Delavan the pupil surprised
her teacher by telling her of her ex
perience before she had known a
She writes on an ordinary typewrit
ing machine, finding the keys by the
touch, doing good work in spelling and
forming sentences. She has also
learned how to operate a sewing ma
chine and to do a variety of needle
work. She goes walking and shop
ping, anil is aide to identify many of
the attaches of the institution by feel
ing a button, a finger ring, by the sense
of touch or smell. New York Herald.
Genlu anil Lonj; Hair.
Israel Zangwill says: "There are
three reasons why men of genius have
long hair. One is that they forget it
Is growing. The second is that they
like it. The third is that it comes
cheaper. They wear it long for the
same reason that they wear their hat.
long. Owing to this peculiarity of
genius you may get quite a reputation
for lack of twenty-five cents."
A Screen Hanger.
Screens are a household necessity at
the hot season of the year, yet, in many
cases, a source of much inconvenience
from the trouble they cause In their
handling when the house is to be closed
for the night or in case of a sudden
storm. Much is claimed for the screen
hanger shown herewith. It Is said to
keep screens always closed make
them fly tight, never sticlc blow off or
get loose. They are easily removed to
clean windows and as easily put on bv
the amateur hand, requiring r.o pro
fessional hand in the'first place. They
are quite inexpensive, f ), 0:ie dollar
buying n 8- t of 1 ;:r . fox twelve
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A NEW St'EKli.V IIANGEH.
FIRST HOUSE TO TilOT A
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Lou Dillon accomplished at Itead
ville (Mass.) track what American trot
ting horse breeders have labored years
to produce-n mile trotted In two min
utes. Millard Sanders was the driver
of the great mare. For pacemakers
there were two running horses hitched
to road carts. Peggy From Paris,
driven by "Doe" Tanner, ami Carrie
Nation, driven by Scott McCoy. Lou
Dillon Is a five-year-old red chestnut
Springs in the Anchor.
To Relieve Lhe Cable of Repeated
The constant tugging nnd pulling on
the cable chain of a boat at anchor In
a somewhat rough sea is very great,
and when maintained for any great
length of time seems to have a weaken
ing effect on tlo chain links, which
part under the severe stress. The boat
is not only thereupon put in great
RELIEVES ANCHOR OP SUDDEJJ STRAIN'S.
danger, but there has been sustained
the loss of the anchor and part of
the cable, which is. often a matter of
very considerable moment. An an
chor has been recently placed on the
market, the design of which is said to
overcome this danger by offering a
yielding connection between the an
chor and the cable chain, which con
nection absorbs all sudden or undue
strain and Increases the life of the
chain and anchor by a very great deal.
The shank of the anchor is hollow,
and its interior Is divided into three
partitions. Through the centre of the
hollow shank there extends a rod with
two perforated pistons, one on each
side of the central partition. These
chambers are filled with oil to take up
the shock of a sudden stress by acting
as an elastic cushion. On opposite
sides of the shank are two auxiliary
pistons, working in chambers similar
to the one described, but of smaller
dimensions. All three pistons are held
in their normal position by means of
snrinffs. which carrv them back to
their proper places after each disturb
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P.y the operation of the perforated
pistons nnd the auxiliary pistons a
complete cushion is obtained, and yet
the parts are of sufficient strength to
stand the wear and tear to which they
are put. Such a device will be of great
value to the smaller craft along the
sea coast, and especially to a great
many fishing boats which are com
pelled to anchor in exposed places at
UlRht Way to Iiril).
An amusing story Is being told among
lawyers of a Walloon peasant who had
gone to law with a neighbor. In a
conversation with Ids lawyer he sug
gested sending the magistrate a fine
couple of ducks.
"Not for your life." said the advisor.
"If you do you'll lose the case."
The Judgment was given in his fa
vor, when he turned to his lawyer and
said: "I sent the ducks. Astonish
ment on the hitter's part turned to ad
miration when his client continued
"But I sent them in my neighbor',
name." I)ndoukExpress. v
MILE IN TWO MINUTES
mare by Sidney Dillon, dam Lou Mil
ton. She has never been raced. She
was trained last year for the first time.
She was bought by 0. K. C. Fillings
for $lL.riHi at the sale of the Henry
Pierce stables at the Cleveland May
sale last year. The reason for the
low price was her bad disposition and
the ditliculty in driving her. Last year
she did a mile in H.tHj in her work at
ABC LAMP F03 INDIRECT LIGl'TING.
The illustrated are lamp, a ( Senium
Invention, is specially noteworthy on
the score of Us strong and simple con
struction, the long period of burning
NEW GERMAN ARC LAMP.
without attention and the uniform dis
tribution of the light. The lamps can
be used singly on any voltaire from
KX) to 3(H) volts, or In series. About
300 of them were used for lighting
the Dusseldorf Exposition. The light
from thesa lamps Is said to be espe
cially adapted for photography, sur
A Delicate Ci-.apllinciit.
A French correspondent who has been
traveling in Turkey tells an nmusing
story of the high authorities in Salon
ica. It came to their knowledge that
the representative of an important
Paris newspaper (which may here be
called La .Tournee) was on his way to
Salonica. and that he had been in
structed to record precisely what he
heard and saw. Immediately the au
thorities sent for a hundred copies of
Ln .Tournee, and when the correspond
ent at last arrived he was amazed to
see Turks squatting on doorsteps, in
shops, wherever he went, with their
eyes tlxed upon a copy of La .Tournee.
IN THE PUBLIC EYE.
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"I hnvc mrJe a most thorough
trial of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral and
am prepared to say that for all dis
eases of the lungj it never disap
points." J. Early Finley, Iromon, O.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
won t cure rheumatism ;
wc never said it would.
It won't cure dyspepsia;
wc never claimed it. But
it will cure coughs and
colds of all kinds. We.
first said this sixty yc:
ago; we've been sayingj'
Tbret ilici : 25s., Jtc, 11. Alt drugglau.
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Xhutt do aa l yt. If I'm tlU ytm t,
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OF TWO EVILS. .
He You're getting your hat rul r 'A
She Well, It's an old hat, and fs
hiits to wet my new umbrella. Do
troit Free Prer,3.
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or HI. -mi I)liifMi, a aihjl bottle of 8tuart' t
Gin ftiul r.nchu, th RNiat southern Kidney and
Mvr il.l!eln, will tm senl alwolutelr frMiot
0t. Mention thU pair. Adrlresa STL'A '
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yJ?i'W Vi'XJ' R!troad Faro Paid. 500
KUEiJ Courses Offerod.
Board at Coit.WrltaOuIci;
GEORGIA-ALABAMA CU3IME33 COLLEGE, Macon, Ca.
U extenrirely used ererywhere in the l
world wherever the rmizle lodrv J
aa given way to t!i breech loader.
It ia tnade in tiio largest nnd best
equipped cartridg factory in exis
tence. This Recounts for the uniformity of
Tell your dealer " U. M. C." when
be wkii Wbai kind ' "
Tbo Ualon Melalllo Cnrtrldoe Co.
tfucy, 31U II road way.
New Vrk City, Ji. YJ-
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and still irk?
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THE MARVEL OF THE COUNTRY.
Two boys pun oporate it (no othr jwer need
ed) and bale the crtp riht in the fklslat less
than eost of hauling to biff press. It do) lot
of other thl iik nd coats only 835. Y'rite
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