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Not All Living Beings See
Precisely As Humans Do.
SOML ARL ALMOST BLIND
Others Can Tell the IH reft Ion of ?
KotnVo ol' Light lint N?>(liing Miso
-Still Others Capable ol Forming
, Largo Nuitihov o? Separate lui
Thoso who lia vo gi von no particu
lar attention lo tile subject uro apt
to ussunio thal all living heilige thal
have organs culled "eyes" soo pre
cisely a? wt- do, anti aro ublo, as wu
are, to roi'm linages of objects di
thoir Hold ol' vision. Tins is not th?
caso. The eyes of sumo creatures
resemble Hie eyes ol' a person in al
irosi ii lal bl ind I) UH, in that ttib) lorin
no Inniges, but morely distinguish bo
twoc? light and darkness, others
can tell the direction <>t a source bi
light bm nothing else; and ot herb
Blifi, the so-called compound of
"mosaic" eyes, appear to !>>. ca pu bio
of terming a largo number ol sep
arate small images whose nus arc
still doubtful. Tile lum lions ol' or
gans for ibo perception of light hi
various creatures have generally
been studied by observation ol
tho Optical properties. ol those
orga:-.:-.. A new ami Interesting
mell.od has been devised and used
b\ Leon J, Colo, ol tile M use a in ol !
Comparative Zoology at Harvard
who bas tried to make the bisects
and reptiles answer questions about
their own visual abilities, hy means
ol their beiiavtOl in thu lace ol cer
"Mr. Cole devised ult arrangement
by which two sources ol illumlni
tion were so placed ns lo cause one
Ol' iHher to illuminate tho eyes. Sup
pose an animal positive ill Its reac
tions lo directive light is so placed
as to be md wu y between two bunin
ons areas of the same shape, size, ami
Intensity, the one acting On i lie right
eye and tile other on Hie loft. Thus
simultaneously stimulated on each
sice, tue animal might go straight
ahead vv i ll t o tl t 'arning, bl' In lliighl
turn at random toward one light
mole than Hie other, and as (bo
animal' b positively phoioiioplc ?
would continuo to cr.mi toward thin
light, Hu as the chance Of rando ni
movements iii ono direction is as
great as iii Hie other, in a large iiinu
bor of ?4*U?I? iv> -i-? >??? > .<.
, .... would siill lie in
different ii it lind cells sensory to
light distributed all over lia skin
There heilig no appin a: u- for cou
eeiitratihg Hie light, the II mon ni re
delved tit any polni ol nie skin o-i
01 th er side would be etina I lo thai
received by an> oilier, in un animal
having eyes that lorin a good Image
tho case ls diff?rent. Says tho v. riler
The small light would form an
Hie retina an image 11 : t \ i i a very
small ar-a, bul Hm light would have
considera ide intensity. On the ri
ina ol Hie other eye there would !>?
an iuiage coVerlntj a larger an a. bin
each area would receive a (ver>
Binni I) light Intensity, in all pr,,
liability wo should expect au nhl
mai lo react inore strongly to thal
stimulus which fell upon the larger
number of visual clements, that an
anima) normally positive attracted.
With the earthworm (ho Intensity
ol thc light is the controlling factor
in ifs movements, since ii has no
eyes, hut Olli) it skin sensitive IO
light. The largest ol tho land p.an
arians has sn,all direction eyes, lt
turned away from Hie larger lumin
ous area more often than frei m the
? smaller. The larva of the meal
worm has, two Ol' three ocelli oil
each side of thc head, hut Ito lenses.
lt treats alike lights of different
areas, the responses show ino that
ability to form distinctive images <s
lacking. T he sew lon; lue a gTOUO
Of about thirty ocelli on the sitie ol'
the head, but ils response., were oven
loss definite than those of the meal
worm, tho Its eyes form images bet
ter. The cockroach has a well-devel
oped compound eyes, anti is keenly
sensitive to differences of light and
shade, but Mr, Colo tinos not think
that the oyes form bettor Images than
those already mentioned. Tin
mourning-clonk butterfly creeps and
flies toward a sou reo of light, and
can discriminate botween lights ol
different area hut equal intensity
The cricket frog distinguishes be
tween luminous .'treas of different
sizes but e'lual intensity. When In
optic nerve la cut, il Still moves to I
ward the light, tho without makim;
this distinction, so that light must
bo perceived by tho skin as well as
by the eyes. To quote further:
"Mr. Colo concludes: 'A query
which Romanes found among Dar
win's manuscript notes shown careful
observation and puts the question (oj
light attraction of insects) very
clearly. lt is as follows: "Query,
Why (?0 moths and certain glint!!
fly Into candle.;, anti why are they
not all on their way to the moon
nt least when the motin Is on th'
horizon? I formerly observed that
they fly very much less at camile)
on a moonlight night. Let a cloud
pass over, mid they are again at
tracted to the candi?."
CUPID'S BOW AND PRINTER'S INI
S cs au Wron/; In Advertising for I
TO LET-Lonely heart. Has boot
occupied before, but ls In gooj repul?
and will be found wann uud coin
fort..hie. May bc leased for lifo b>
tho rlfeht imrty.
There amy bc piares where Cupid'*
olu-feshloned bow and arrows arc
still elllcient and the darts reach Ititi
r's without iindae delay, but tho
sprite knows that sort of ammunition
won't do In a town like this.
So to cover moro territory Cupid
suggested tho want a>l. columns to
Rev. .1. Holwell ticer, who offered tho
foregoing as a porfei tl y Innocent ex
pression of tho needs of the hour.
13ut Dr, (leer was much disturbed
because of tho notoriety that befell
tiiin whoa he wrote to a newspaper
asklug ir they would Insert such un
ad .. erl lacmcnl.
"lt seems'to me perfectly proper to
advertise in tho papers for a wife,"
he said, "ls ii so unusual? You
-?ee I know very few persons In 'his
I ty- and If a inna wishes to got mar
ried under such circumstances, what
ls moie simple than mn king his
wishes known through the newspn
pers? lt ls no more than asking un
acquaintance for an Int rodie lion to
a person one would like to mei t.
"li ! bad ti toothache and advertised
tor . dentist, it would escape notice.
So w'ny, li I have a heartache, should
I not ad vei l iso for a wife? Why
al.ouhl ii seem so strange?"
Dr. Geer, who is a very pleasant >
person, looked remarkably yo u ne Ill
spite o. bis gray bair. Ile bas a
ke< ii spense of humor, and a gentle
demeanor timi augur well for tho
ponce of the woman, whoever sh o
may ho, who accepta his name.
ll is true Dial I am lonely." he
'?ntlnucd, and would like tc? be
married. Hein;': poor I would want
tho Ind j to have some means. This
was said with an engaging simplicity
thai belongs perhaps to the clergy
man's accept nee of poverty as part
of his lifo.
"Thc pap'-r referred to my r03>
cheeks." continued Dr. Geer. "In
view of many causes contributing to
such ruddiness in this croat city l
thick mine should be classified. I
gol H from the Devonshire air."
As he spoke the hotel clerk an
nounced another reporter and tho
doctor looked alarmed,
"How long is this likely to last?"
he exclaimed. "Why. | can't /rei out
IO luncheon. 1 don't understand it.
longland reporters would not think
ot asking about one's private affairs.
Kven In case o murder they would
not enter a private house to got news.
fair and a "heart interest story," to
lise a "trade'' term, hilt I bad to give
it up. HQ couldn't soo lt. Dui any.
way, he's got his "ad" in t'ne paper
nnd ! hope he'll got the wife, ile de
serves a good on >, too.-St. Louie !
Razorback in His Lair.
Tho wild hog ls s till to be found In
the Choctaw Nation in Oklahoma. W.
A. DandrldgO, a citizen of thai tribe,
says tin; land owners there count on
these hoi;* and try to koop tab on
Ihem just as , ney .I'd many years ago,
before any good hogs wen; raised
there. Ile says that farmers are rais
ing good breeds of bous, but they
still own some wild hogs which run
in ibo open country in tho heavily
timbered districts. As many of
there hog as can bo caught when they
are small, are marked on ibo ears,
and some are branded. Then they
are turned loose and allowed to run
v ild willi the other hogs until they
"The round-up," says Mr. Dun
d rid ge, "is exciting sport. There In
no use trying io round up these hogs
on foot, or even on horseback, They
Can outrun a horse through the tim
ber, and be c an get clear out of sight
la a few mlnu'es. Wo go on horesback
and on foot, but use dogs to do most
of the work. Tho dogs go into tho
be vy brush after them, and bring
them out, and in that way WO tidally
corral (bein. 'I be- they are kept in
a strong enclosure for a few weeks
Where they are fed on corn, till they
gol 1 '. enough to bu tc*..or. They aro
tu nally leggy .md thin with long bris
tles. They live on acroas and grass
and seem to be free from all kinds
of disease which destroy so many of
Hie tame hogs, The round-up sme
son is In the fall when the wild hogs
ure at their best."-Chickashn
(Okla.) KA press.
Vow Method of Watch Advertising.
A watch, fro/en into a cake ot
Ice for twelve hours, during which
tillie it recorded accurately the duet
ing seconds and minutes, is one < (
the latest wrinkles in jewelry ?uiver
(innis in Divio.
In Dixie almost every third young
ster owns a goat, and many have
pairs of them, "t is a common sight,
In any of tho fashionable streets,
even of large cities, to seo W0ll<
groomed billies drawing miniature
carriages With juvenile drivers.
Many of th? goats owned by Southern
children are handsome- animais.
The greatest cathedral at Cologno,
although complet* d but a few years
ago, has so deteriorated from factory
umoke that the body of the church
will have to bo renovated throughout
A PA HI OP KOOL*
Obtained Money linder Pulse Preten?
sinus and Hlew It AH In.
A young white man by tho mano
of Zeb Vaughn was arrested in this
city ami cnrried tu Newberry by Sher
ill' M. N. Mnl'ord of Unit county lo
stand trial for misappropriating
funds entrusted to him hy a colton
mill in Newberry. Vaughn is charged
With securing forty dollars from the
mill lo luke certain of bis relatives
front Orangehurg to Newberry io
work in Hie mill. Instead of usin:^
Hu- money in this way Vaughn is
charged with using it for Himself.
Deputy Sherill' imkes returned
from Newberry on Tuesday with a
yoting white man named Willie
Ponoll, who is charged with doing
in Orangehurg whal Vaughn is charg
ed with doing in Newberry. Mrs.
Vaughn, the mother-in-law of
Vaughn, the mother-in-law of Vau
ghn, charges that she gol fort; dol
lars from the Orangehurg Manufac
turing Company mid ont rusted it to
Pencil lo go lo Newberry and ship
some of her furniture from 'hal
piuco to Orangehurg and arrange
some other mailors up lhere, Instead
ol' doini: as directed Ponoll ls charg
ed with appropriating the money in
trusted to him i?y his mother-in-law
to his own .iso.
Ponoll ami Vaughn are brothers
in-law, and it semins Ilia) they were
using the same family of people to
gel money on from the mills. These
young men have been committed lo
i ii to await trial. This is a sad case,
and these young men will lind this
way ?if raising money will not pay.
They will lind hard labor more hon
orable and prolltalile in ibo end.
WAS TKMPOItAltiLY IN SA NR.
Chicago Woman Cast Her Two Chil
dren Out ?if Window.
While temporarily insane, Mrs.
Kinma Lo fl grell, 2Fi years old. of :'.::7
Nol l h Albany avenue, Chicago throw
her baby girl and lier three-year obi
boy, Arthur, from the second story
window ol' her home at 10:15 o'clock
last night. Doth children probably
witl die. The ci'a'/.od woman was pre
vented from jumping from Ibo win
dow herself by ncr husband, who ran
into tin- room in answer to the boy's
cries ol' help.
Al (Juan. I'la.. Tuesday W. T. Mc
Donald was seriously injured and his
nine year obi son was instantly killed
Yoting (?iri Shot rallier.
At Duhurqne. Iowa, defending her
miller with a rill?. Miss M nd 110 Klohl
hlg, lit) years obi, shot ll Ol' father.
.Moni Kibbling, in the hoad. D'' is
liol expected to I lye, Fleming, a"
cording io ile' yollllg woman's state
ment lo the police, was about lo ai
lack her motlier when .-he (ired. She
was arrested bm released on her own
recognizance, The sympathy of nie
community is with the young woman.
Soldier Han Amuck.
A telegram received by i he adjie
Unit general from Manila Tuesday ate
nuanced that Private Mike Beacham,
of i he Kl rsl cavalry, ran amuck, kill
ing three and wounding three ol' his
comrades, one mortally. All the kill
ed ami wounded were member;; of
troop I-', Kl rsl cavalry. Details of lin'
tragedy are lacking, but it is presum
ed thal Henchman wa- insane.
Don't lie afraid to change a man's
opinion, bul bei, careful how you do
Beware the geese when the fox
Winn you seo a mau advertising
his virtues it is to keep your attention
off his real character.
Tin <. will tell; but gossipers man
age to ?ell it first.
Tin: Repub-k'a n leaders in Con
gross profess to he anxious to lay
hare the immaculate record of |th
Repu, ??cans on campaign fund con
tribu? ?ons and expenditures, but
they refuse to allow the bill for
publicity to come to a vote, so that
the public might inspect the "dough
PKICHIDKNT Roosevelt is a humor
ous. He says the real malefactors
of great wealth have been pilloried.
Which one Mr. President?, Even that
"practical man" I larriman him not
been indicted let alone pilloried.
Ti it: President has assured the
Prosperity Association that nothing
serious will happen to the railroads
before tim election. Mr. Harriman
may now proceed to raise another
250,000-dollar corruption fund for
the (?. O. I?. He and Teddy are
Tm-: petition of all the Democrat
ic members of ('(ingress and Mr.
Parker, of South Dakota, a Repub
lican, to Speaker Cannon, asking for
conideration of the bill to put
wood pulp and print paper on the
free list, will receive ahoni <?" ?>m/>h
attention as other refori
' ?ii-' . . ? I . ; 'i,i) i ' ; ! row
President Hm ris Call Upon the Purin- )
ers to Sc mid Kirai.
Pr?sident Harris, nf tin; ?tate
Fanners' Union Friday gave ou; a ]
statement in Which lie says: "lt is
because trade conditions uro helter
ur a cu use of necessity. Futures eau 1
not bo spun and woven Into cloth; if ?
I hoy could, cotton won Ll nol lu. vc 1
made this advance.
Do not let a lillie ad vane? ii. pi ?co.
inlluonce you to -.a il. liol'; on undi 1
Ibo minimum ls reached. Kern.nullor
Ibo colton broker bas sob! your coi- '
ton lo Hie mills; now make him give 1
Hie minimum before be gets ii io 1
deliver lo Hie maiifiicturors. They 1
are calling him lor collen i.-, why ii '
luis advanced. :
"NOW, boys, Irec/.e (o j|. an) |||e 1
price will gol righi. 'I he -.pol cot- 1
lon is in your hands, and il is yours. 1
The other fellow is beginning '<; wnnl
il badly now. Ilcmcmher, '1,500,00') 1
bales short means something and lin '
short ago is all in your favor.
.' We all Know (hal crop conditions
are bad, not only Hast ol' tho Mlssiu- I
sippl, but wesl abo. The cotton crop
is ai least I bree weeks late and bsd 1
stands, and Ibo cold weal her has
caused much replanting, livery day
will have to he an Ideal day from now ?
until the crop is made for us to dupli
cate i he I '.n>7 crop.
"Tho ICnroponn mills will need I ,
uno,uno bales more of American cot
ton this year than I hey have been us
iiiii. The lOgyplhui and India crop
is 2,000,000 . bab s short and I hey
have been getting nie t ol' thal col
ton." , , *
IO ATI Nt; AWAY HOADS.
Kvpcrlnients IM'OVO (hal Automobiles
Are Very Destructive.
Automobiles are road destroyers.
This is the conclu.don roached bj
tho oxperlS ol' the good roads depart
ment ol' the National Department of
Agriculture ami ol' highway experts
in practically every country of tue
civilized world., 1
Tho net results of (he conclusion
eventually will be that ev?ry owner
of an automobile will have5 lo pay
a lax on his machine, lifo proceeds 1
of which shall go lo ile r? pairing of
damages ?lone to roads hj the horse
Tho Mood roads depart molli is COU
(Iacting a series of experiments to
determine just what amount of dam
age is done to highways by automo
biles. The experiments are being
made nedor the direction of !.. w.
Major J, C. Ilemphill Calls tin- Ne
A dispatch finn Washington to
The Stat-- s ys Maj. .1. C. Ilemphill.
editor of Pho News and Courier, in
H.e drainage conference Tuesday af
ternoon reproved Senator Newlands
of Nevada for criticising the South. :
Senator Newlands hail declared that
the South before the war, because of
slavery, was strict in .construction ot 1
the constitution and a habit of mind
had descended to tins day, which un
fortunately kept the South from be- i
big prominent in the grout reclama
tion measures. Maj. Ilemphill sa i il
that Hie Southern people were will
ing at any proper time to discuss with
Senator Newlands their bal.it ol' mind
towards Hie const ruc! ion but thal th*'
drainage conlon nee was not the place
for a discussion either of thal ques
tion or for the resurrection of the j
slavery issue. Ile therefore deplored ;
tho remarks from the senator from i
LOST I1I0H WAY ?
And Died From lO.Vposui'C and linn- ,
ger in Kona.
Mrs. T. Snow Miller, sisie rof Hm <
Countess Roberts, wife of tho British i
Hold marshal, died hu ?I week ol ex
posure and hunger in the fores! of
Kona, on the WOSl side of th'' island
of Hawaii. Mrs. Miller, who was eld- I
orly, had hoon visiting on the shore
nf the Kinlskokua Bay, near Hie
place where Captain Cook was in ur
de red, She started out for a walk -
and lost her way. lier body was \
lound on a trail only a SllOll distance .
from ibo house, . * .
BRYAN CALLS ON TILLMAN.
tho Nebraskan Confers With South ,
Carolina Senator in Washington.
The Washington correspondent of \
l'he News and Courier says Hon. Win. 1
I. ?rynn called on Senator Tillman on
Tuesday in that city and speni some
lime With him discussing national
politics and ibo outlook for the for- ?
mer to receive the Presidential nomi- j.
talion at Denver in July. This is ,
ligniflcanl by reason of the fad that ,
it was almost the only call made by
Mr. Bryan upon any ?nie since he
cai bed Washington. ? j
They Will Swing.
At New . cans on Ticsday deal li i
IOUtencOB vere pronounced on tal i
ward and I: ck Pierre, negroes, con (
neted of murder. They ave members i
if a soct of nogro fanatics who last i
f:ill barricaded themselves In a house <
WA UN I X< j TO POSTMASTERS.
Merchants Resort to Tricks to Have /
Their Packages Delivered.
Information having readied the
Postofllce Department of certain 1
methods by which the postal laws in v
. gard to the mallabie and unmull- ?
iblo merchandise on rural routes n
?lave boen evaded, Fourth Assistant t
Postmaster Degraw luis taken steps *'
to provont futuro evasions.
Kural carriers aro permitted to do- g
liver as ox pr ess matter for biro, for (.
[mirons of their routes, unmallnble (
merchandise and packagos of mull- (,
ride merchandise weighing In excess "
tl four pounds, An example of tho "
reuse of this prlviloge is that of a
merchant who sent out by rural ear- i,
lier as extra matter a pair of shoes %
Lo which he added a bag of ?alt to j
uiahe tho package overweight and ,
Lo avoid paving postage so that tho ,
.airier might carry tho package for ,
In view of such abuses. Mr. De
grilW has issued the following state- .
ment: "All packages of merchan
ilise to be sent out by rural Carriers
by merchants of the town should bo
presented ut postofllce for inspection !
ind in case it is found thal extraneous
matter not ordered by tho patrons
has been added to any mallabie mat
ter or package for tho purpose of
making stich package matter illumin
able, postulasteis should refuse to
permit the carrier to carry any such
matter or package for hire outside
of the mails, and rural carriers
should not re?oive any mail matter
from patrons OK uaniailnble matter
for hire which they suspect has been
made unmallablo by such devices as
adopied b\ the merchant, referred to
ENDS 11 IS OWN ld FE.
15ecau.se Mis Daughter Was Not Al
lowed to See Him.
lleca usc his visits to his lon-year
old daughter wore stopped by his di
vorced wife, Rudolph W ine, a book
keep.!-, shot himself through the
le ad in a hotel in lirookiyn. His wife
obtained u divorce years ago and se- 1
lined tho custody of their daughter '
i o len. Witto was permitted lo see :
Iiis daughter al bis former wile's :
home undi recently when she mar- I
ried again. Pleadings and letters were '
disregarded by the former ?Mrs Witte. 1
ll was said thal tho father became
heart broken. He went 16 the hotel
and told his Story lo a friend. Theil
li r I real in? nt.
Niuo children and a colored nurse'
w< ie 11 i i 11 -11 hi Greenville oil Thurs
day liy a mad dog, end they have
been sent lo Albinia lor treatment.
The hoad oi tho dog was soli! to the
Pasteur Institute at Atlanta and ii
was pronounced thai of a mad dog.
Several weeks ugo another child was
bitten and as a result of (ho exami
nai ion the offending dog was declar
ed rabid, The (bibi was Healed at
ibo Pasteur Institute and no ill ef
fect-. haVO appeared. Tho doc. I bat
did (he luting was apparently a
harmless little Collie puppy. ? *
INSTRUCTS I OU HUYAN.
Wyoming .loins (he Triumphal Pro
cession of Stales.
The Wyoming Democratic state
Convention Thursday selected dele
sates to thc national convention in
structed for William J. llryan. Res
olutions were adopted favoring tho
.lei lion of United States senators by
t (Hied Vote of the people. faVOl'lllg
in amendment to the Sherman anti
trust law. excepting labor unions
rroih tho offed of its provisions and
opposing the forest reserve policy
>t tho present national administra
tion. , *
Kl 1.1.CD HIS N EUI II HO H
lu a Dispute Over I so ol' .Mule Has
Al l?dlson, Calhoun county, Ca..
Thursday afternoon, Clarence C.
\Venvoi*, a well-known citizen, shot
md killed Renjainlii Duke, a farmer,
rho tragedy occurred on Duke's farm
md followed a (lifllctllty over a mule
.donging to Weaver, which, it is al
leged, Duke took without Hie own
.rs permission. The il ?ad a ' leaves
i w idow and iour child rep ad W'eav
11* is also a man of fain y. Duke
,\as about 00 years lt is said
ie drew a knife il' n . caver.
Hydro; s ,i Increasing.
11 is iv . ! hal hj tiro phobia is
ncreni i: :i mingly In tho United
Jtntc is the conclusion reneh
>d h errimenl experts, who have
? I the subject. They say the
. . is not confined to any parlic
.ir section of the United States but
generally prevalent throughout the
ountry. The report on tho subject
dlongly recommends that all dogs bo
Mizzled, sind tho declaration is made
hat thc disease cannot be stamped
?nt until the dogs are muzzled for a
ICI iud of several years. Tho expor
onco of some European countries is
.Red to show that only by the mu//
?ling of dogs cnn the disease bo ab?
PINK I ? VVKLIN CASE,
in Appeal Token (o the Knited States
Tho State says the ease of fink
?Tank Mri, the negro lr I oil and coll
ided ol' murder, will he taken to
he United States Court. Tuesday
loorer and Adams, the negro attor
leys representing the defendant, ob
alned from Col. U. It. Brooks, tho
Jerk of the supscmo court, the cortl
ied copies in the case and the hear
11 g means that the suffrage laws of
louth Karolina will he tested. It is
lulmed hy the attorneys fer thc do
endant that Franklin was not grant
d a fair trial and Ilia! the selection
I jurors was in violation of Hie con
tinuion of tile Knited Slates.
Franklin was charged with (ho
billing of a constable and ou tirai
Vits convicted and sentenced to ho
lung, lie was captured shortly aftor
lie homicide and was carried direct
o the penitentiary i the Fooling in
lu- neighborhood being such thal a
ytlching was feared.
ile was taken back to Orangchui'g
it the convening of the September
erm td' sessions court, and '.hero
II aced on nial for murder. Meeter &
Adams defending him and mar: Ibo
ame pleas upon which th?! ca* ow
goos lo the United States sup "ino
.ourt, but were overruled by tl. - u
t?uit Judge presiding; but Fran .lin
was convicted and was seilten .! to
be hanged October 25, 1 HOT (His
wife, by the way. was tried with 'ulm,
Monier and Adams then appealed
to the Statt? supreme court, and this
appeal ol' course stayed the execu
tion. The supreme court affirmod
the decision ol' the lower court hand
ing down ils der ision March I "th
last, but Chief .lustice Kopi' on March
?uih staved tue remiltilur, upon no
nce n oni Franklin's attorneys that a
wt it ol error lo the I nltcd Slates su
preme coori was in Course of prepa
ra I ion.
'lite slay ol' remiititur of coursa
operated to prevent Franklin's being
rosen fenced and executed. The pa
pers In the (ase were Thursday I rn na
in 1 lied lo the court In Washington,
as before stated, and tho case; will
now rem: in as it ls until the hearing
tomes on al Washington on the writ
.if error. Al this hearing Moorer
ind Adams will represent tra uk Un
md the Stale will prob,eil> be re
presented by Solicitor P. T llllde
irand, who is the State :, attorney of
WHERE IX) THE OLD PIANOS COT
iu>..? %.. When They ?^ OKI
.rs announce sales of used piano*.
Ml dealers havo large stocks of them
nt h.ind constantly. Quo piano
[inn has on exhibition an old fash
ioned square piano which was n?tido
H least half a century ago. Tho
(llano boara a placard to the effect
?hat any one who will pay tho cart
;igo may hnve it for the asking. No
ino has accepted tho offer. Suppose
no ono ever takes that piano off tba
hands of tho dealers who want to
i;et rid of it. What will tho deal
pis do with it? Obviously with
rents as high as tiley aro it wouldn't
pay to store a plano you can't give
away. So the question remains.:!
What, In the last staue of undo?irft
l?llty, becomes ol all the chi piaooit
-N. V. Son. ?
Pilling Many Wains.
One of (he mos I useful trees tn.
the world ls u species of palm which
?rows lu Brazil. It might safely bo
.ailed a vegetable emporium, for lt
fields everything from medicine to
?attie food. From the roots ls ob
tained a very valuable medicine
A bie a is used for purifying the blood
n springtime. Its timber takes a very,
ligll polish, and is much sought
li ter by cabinet make: s for Hue
work. Tlie sap becomes wino or.
.dooga r, according to the treatment
t receives. From Hie pap, starch
ind sugar are also obtained. Tho
fruit of the tree ls given to catth)
'or food; the nut, Mound o powder,
oakes a good substitute for coffee,
md tb.e pith becomes bettlo corks.
Birds That Pigh' Windows.
"The mating season of Hie birds
ipproaehes," said a nature student,
and, if you live in a good bird coun
ty your windows will kill off many
i malo. Malo birds in tho mating
tens?n become extraordinarily bold
iud Ilen e. Houses have no' terrors
'or them. Approaching, they soft
their own reflections in the glass o?
tho windows, and mistaking thes?
mages for rival males, they dart in
lomitably upon tho glass, to falL
lack stunned, or bleeding, or broken
tVillged. f have a south window that
I can always rely on In the spring to
KU me two birds a week. I grill theta
CONGRESSMAN Hammond, of Min
nesota, who is the only Democratic
nemher o? Congress from the West
vho favors thc nomination of John
ion for President, says (len." Milea
vould make au ideal running mate
!or Johnsen, This shows how much
he so-called Democrats of Minne
iota feel for Southern people.
JOHNSON and Miles could not get
he elector ial vote of South .'.Caro