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CITY HAVING RAPID GROWTH
Norfolk Bids Pair to Break all Rec
ords at Her Present Rate
There. Is not it city lin this country,
!perhvaps mine lin the world, that h;
growing at aI tuore rapid rateo thant Nor --
Tolk." rent!:arlwl (. W. Sizer, mnn ;:'r
of oneo 'f the h'1:40111 hotels oft th0 t
city, at I':e l Iich, the WashinZen
Post 811 . "Th ,4 in olen'is i::nvo
the T I)1 ia 411 i o Nl r'l44I k a It t l Lih
:70.tiI. T4i4 ny it i is 111:4 in 1 41 11s N r
folk i., : ity of 1 1n.' 4. (r In1 r h h:
do0 the size it was in tl i0. W:t
!n: o pils hiefo hetentb
grIwth tI nline i n Ill Ih hk.ist Iw W
three ymr. ' tk o sidoraiblo pril.
n till, %\' 1Iw 1 '4 W hi' 4':I -
,liveel he-ro Imany yw-!rs. bult lt , I)'*,
portin l lurens in hl hl
'f Oil- I .1 I ot t 11H 11 1
with th 4 t of' Norfol, .: If r I
eiti s 1 Ire hNuI;'
\( hn 141 .. I 1 1' 1n . 4Is : l ' lisi -
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STRANGE VwrilTIE OF FO111)
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In n it tr , th -1 1'4.l le sre t l l
N orf 4lk. .ilint f: 4l'4: t, wt,4-r n
yon. Nows Zu-imen lh it- nN o r ,it
Inges 11l :.',fiiPll til- eilc thwlll (!otifl
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nton1. N)4 bsinEsIs bOFks 4 r1 n
Ing pe ofa the residnc P.11 fte tions o
theiiffae rhent extetes ar it
he Iilyi ng I. tr1 . fIi nture to1Ia
como ') lo ''to bin::1 1 - 4 l edi ng'I c14) y in>'
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th Cal '.4)4 minion.:4l both.'I in p pulti
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IPOOd f d nt1tlIr t vill .--11nIi.
i.: He hf.vo 1ly itfewil foTr yea
~tes e 'll 'u; It:. o $ till)w 141 tar~ s il
o1-h ')flof 1o4n01 : :O5IIi( th It 2)
unIt I fod Slf) 114 s!- ;rgv) th) - h11)3
1e bfoe Iziit I thoo 3, on.-e in11.''
nFiine .Fish" rjd.
yenon h- M1ienu (')ep,.d i ng
lf'rh 'nle : t24'hei '11)Pir::w ctl i n
inin4'h Ibt (IIeti t.'li y Iln rr i l ' 1)1' I>:
tor 14 ilm IU lil uretil wat er. or'irr p11
hanard": more Upet' hg Noa
n the heril 1nten athJ(i.
l-' onebno "~l snlsO5 a till 2..: :
ed or th r"'in'r toa mi21on. ;'n0V
-acisies iofr to ed~ tatoirop, I
dofiInl estimate tinyea t$,244.:
even buhel ~ ) Inhaste estin o wo
pihao ilber ore 8rle. Ohehe onh
'In erid n to ind andiai,1411(. inerent Is
ised fao frit maksing b Tvera .sTruly
"thorae is no I erent fnor1. ase
.n t is reained o edy.h bohr
JUST 't'iK 1N*'2ESTED BALL
Loss of CarS and Freight Didn't Seem
to Amoc'nt to Much to Him
at the Moment.
"I w: ridIinag onl a ifreight triain
thrttgh;:a Ktlinsas," a Il :Ia Fe ollicil
rahs. "i wa~ ]p in le elupola of
the enbiose. Diownst air's the condue
tor 1ami h I' rea'r hrn:ikeman wateled
etrIul'l it a )' 11a of IaIS 'wvamAintg
over' onl tle old col stove. They
watietd only Ite retulrni of the head
brakeanaa btefore 'iit1iig atwiay' t heir
lulclheoni-s, whileh they were takintj;
from their full dinner pails. Tie Ii
of beais was it partnershlp dish. I
could see the iead brakeman oinin 'g
down the train from the engine. Stid
denly thero wa at jerk, i shoek, and
I saw freight cars begin to pitch from
the track and ple 11) inl helps. I hn1ad
a hasty vision of tihe liaid brakeanil
sailing through the air and lai
in a cornfield, clear of the right of
"'Bill's killed,' I shouted as I
clutched wildly to retain my sat
'le's been thrown Clear over into tile
"As the caboose finally entne to a
standstill, about the only car left on
the track, the conduictor ad the r'ear
blrakeani rushed forward to gailter
up1) the rean111.ins of 'Il1.' But as they
ran to hiam 'Bill' pleked himslf ip In
a dazed sort of way and was brush
Ing tle dirt from his eyes ti(] hIls
clothes when they reatled him11.
"There was at least $75,000 worth
of cars aid freiight piled ial there lin
Hint wreek, probably $100,000--a total
loss. But the question 'Bill' nisked as
his rescuers reached himl was:
"'Boys, how's them hoanus bNIck
LIFE OF A DEPOT AGENT
His Duties Are Manifold and He Is
Envied by Few, According
The life of at railway ngent I.,; one of
roses nnd ('tinlers flir, the most part.
Some folks think it hat abat :all he
has to do is to .sl tIckets anaid keep
athe x tra c'ant when he lanalwits 4dd
hagi . but tlier are othaer thimwos iaa
the life of a rf. ailway agnt besdes
framing! your filn( ina a tiakwt oflie.
wvinadow~ aatl openin: 1 ta unney1'a' awer~'a
%\Iv Ia . 1 i at 'lata'hae I I -.! I i aill iaay r: I'ai(
wvit (doorbe ll it, andl \nilN-1when
tho ftlks :ask hima1 what flinae t'h 5:03
train wvIll be lere it' it's ()an time.
VFr11m v.1r-1y inl (he mornwingli whenl he
t1t 2lie day4h hy loOkin into tha col
hinl lit theo ('nd )f thw p!nltforrnl tl o o
htow. maui litminiiious hasa bte'n sttolean
alurt tha night. uintil sidown1a, whent
lie starts out to in:a druaag storesigns
oat the s\t\1ch posts. he Is anai extrmItly
busy aman, says the Walker' ( Mina.)
I'llot. Boetweean viltheking ovar fr'eiglht
reeipts atat al raig e li' haIy pre's
for the ('anrh1on copies of waanybills. It's
no wonltr he lasn't ime (to buildi a
fir' In tle vaaiting room11 o11a Ir araah off Inai
weeak's trainl schtdall' fr I It llack
hoard, bvealse he is a busy mana.
lie listaans to compiintia -s with oie ear
aind the telegralhla keys withI the tothr.
and has beet kiowi Ito aInstwer tlt,
jhlone, se11 at steasli ip ticket alnd put
a bucket of (oal In ltle sltove fall at lat'
saie time, lit order to get his woark
doane withain the eIght-loiura schdulle.
About tiae olly ones to eivy att
agent his job aart' the gils In the
town, anad t hat's heca use lit hast surlh
a good ehanuace tt get actquraintetd with
the bakemaean (on all thle freights.
Long Ride Before Him.
A ey'llst whao sttopped ait a villaage
inn b)oasted( abloutt his ablilities as a
rider to such an extent that1 thie land
lord v'enturedl to maake a wvager with~
"Look here, mister" saidit the han
keeper, "youa cain't ride UP and1( downt
this roatd till the chuiarchI clock strikes
"Done," said tho eyclist. "It's jaust
close' on five now ;" aind the taext aaina
uate he waas speedIing tdowan the road.
After about an hour's r'itdig the
cyclist shouwtetd to ont' of the b~y
standers, of whom many had assem
"I say, hase thle chuiirch clock struck
"No, you idiot," was the blunt re
ply. "Our' churcht clock ne'ver strikes.
at all."-Lonidoni Tit-Blis.
American Girls Who Marry Young.
Tl:he ceansusa bureaua flads that hun
dlretds of Amaerleain gIrls ian a'very twelve
motnths are mnarrie'd at fIfteean. Thou
.'anads aannually are mataari aut sixteen.
Out of every 100 womaean in this coun
try eleven haive matrried1 before pass
ig ninteteen. In New Enaglanad (ate
cordaiung to thie censuas dantto only one
wvomtana in fifteen gets an acceptale
pr'oposaal betforeC she-'is t weanty. In. the
souat h, the (lesirablefanta offters hanseatlf
to one out of fiye -or (4ne out of six
girls of nineteen or41under. It'is shown
by the census that. a younag woman's
chance of offera is decidedly better in
a rural community than angwhere
V The highest temperattme- ever
reached by man is 9,4005 llegrees
Fahrenheit. This was produ 'ed by
two English experimienters, Sir Andrew
Noble and Sir F. Abel, ass~ert1 a scien
tist. This was donei by extphling cor'
dite In a *trable steel cylit er. This'
was duo to the suddenness/6f the reac-,
tion, and, alithough of momentary dlur
ation, it was an interesting scientific
- achievement, nevertheless. Withi th-p
'aid of cordite Sir Willitimt Crookes was
'able to mnke small '11amonds. Profes
:sor Maoissan, who hais produaced dia
;mond1s, can heat his electric furnace
to o6soo dorrees. . . I
SURELY A WONDERFUL WORM
Remarkable intelligence Displayed by
incect Owned by Col.
"I hal i tritined worm once," began
Col. liart Hleetemi't, refleetively, ac
cording to Ilte )etroit Free Press. "I
don't wonder that you cliais look sur
prised-ius far as I know It's the only
ease of a trained worm oi record.
"I was digging for bat on the far
biak of thea Gainges and I noticed that
one of tilie worims5 had a particularly
large head. Well, nlow. my fivorlie
motto is, '1 ,arge head, sming In it.'
I started to educatte the little devil.
and lin two months he was tile imiarvel
of the entire countryside. INully!
"Here's (le way lie w olId help mno
flih: hle'd wind his little tall nromil
the end of the hook and wave his body
about till a snaupping potlie. or per
haps a blue-nose shad, would make a
dive for him. Quick as a w'ink S11 rs
-liat's whalt I called lin--would coil
himself up Into a ball and roll oti of
the fish's jaws just as they -losed on
the hook. Clevali, whiat ! Oh i-ah
and I forgot to mention,. wvlenever' lie
saw a fish coming he. would send
t'hrce little bubbles up to tie surface
and put mte on my guard. Then, nfter
I'd hinded tle fish Silvers would stick
his head out of the walter ad wait for
the hook again.
"Ile died, fiuially, of soie sort of
cerebral trouble-brailn fever, perhaps.
Gad ! boys. I was sorry to lose that
worm! If any of you ever get over
that way just look up his little tomb
stone. It's right outside a little town
called Goodab-any of the natives'll
show you. In w !1"
DESCRIBES CURE FOR GROUCH!
Doctor Finds Uneasiness and Crank
iness Are Both Diseases rhat Can
Be Groped With.
Take comfort, all ye who "fly to
pieces" at the slightest provo('1liton or
are judged fhlgety or eranky or irri
table. Yourl friends, and more eqpvecil
ly Your einimies, Iiny say it Is Just
9.pur1 (1S.40 ness.'' i .vtn worse. But
Dr. Ileyer Solomon brings word to
;uIcII sIfI'e0ers that. they are vic01itim
1f a disease vIlih t ay be cured.
In the New York Medieal .Journal
he has an article dealing with Ilt sub
ject in plin l:ho1guige -.o1l llling siam
[ie systeais and s1iiple reei'les.
"Inl cominonm fori's," IDcor Solo
monit says. "there Is nothing more than
i1 condition of itl tsi ness or ut nrtest.
The person Is flidgety, ill at eas, (-fitt
nIot Colicn rato t)It the task before hin
itid is so generally disturbed lie does
not know what to dio with lhimself. It
is hit naitural that whlile in this con
Ilition tie person is irritable and Is alit
to be e1rain tky. grouchy. (asily antgered
faid hot at till h! riselfI, as lit- WIll tell
you. I venture to state in this sitiple
form the state mccurs now find then
in all huitman beligs, but for lilt most
1f us the-se periis aro reoItively In
frequen't . fn
"Many may fid relier by going to a
"tnaitisi nt Ill, playi ng golf, lennis, or the
IIke; going to i baseball gamlue, joining
A enr'd gaate ; yes, evena goltig to a prize
light, a wrestling match and similar
Mlethods of alnusitiint. Others may
fin their peace in intelect-ui pur
-uits-rein g a novel, a sientific
hook or article, resorting to one of
Tro be born on the first dhay of a new
rnloon means that the childt wvill have a
htulppy life and he rIch. A child born
an the second (lay will growv rapidly.
A. short life Is piredicted for a child
born on the third or the sIxth (lay. A
rhIld born on the fifth day will be die
'eiltfuil and prtoud.
Blirth on thte seventh day means that
nt child boarn wIll live long, but have
many troutbles. The nlith day prom
ises that a child horn then shall have
riches and honors. A child born on
the tenth (lay will live long and be a
A birth on the elevenith day means
that the child w~Ill be healthy and
handsomte, and if a girl, remarkable
for wisdlom. A child born on the
twelfth dany of the moon w'lhl he der.i
ly loved, butt have a~ bad( temper.
Watch His Laugh.
The leopard cannot change hIs
spots, nor the laugher his laugh. It
Is as charnieaterlstle as hits nose or theO
color' of his eyes. No polish or educn
t ional v'eneer enn alter' the laiugh maucht
In (qual11Ity anad tone, allthoutgh it may
soft en It. Yet, even then, In an un
guardtld tmoment the (old1 lugh rings or
enek'llesi, or explodles, and the show is
A mntan to lbe nyoIded, to be patssed
by on the ether side, Is the man who
laughs without smalIng. The tan who
laughs like a mask or a vent riloqulst's
puppmet. Ills face wrInkles, lie makes
a noIse. But ho Isa smilelessq as a
rooster when cackling. Take It from
me, that man In hard, relentless, cruel,
The Unspeakable Turk.
ThIs expression came into general
use tduring the Bulgarian~ ngitation of
1876, on its appen'rance in a publIshed
letter of Carlyle's to George Iloward,
M. P., dated November 24: "The un
xpemgkable Turk should ho Immediately
struckc out of the question, and the
country left to honest European guid
once." It was not the first time, howv
ever, that Carlyle hadl made use of it.
In 1831, nearly fifty years befor'e, in
"The Westminster Rhevlew," No. 29, in
on article on the "Nibelungen Lied,"
he makes mention of "that unspeak
nhln Ttc Kinn, Manhabol."
New York ind Quebec.
Quebec City is older than New York,
It was founded in 1008 by samuel de
Chainiplain, whereas the earliest date
that vin be set for the founding of
New York is 1610. New York Bay and
the ludson river were discovered by
Verraz/ino in 1524, untd the discovery
was followed by occasional visits of
trailing awil exploring vessels until the
arrival f4 Henry Hudson In 1009, one
year after Champilan had built his
fort and chateau on the slope leading
II to the heights of Quebec. Beglu
nli,: with 1010 Dutch merchants dits-I
patched several vessels to engage in
the fur trade with the Indians, and in
1014 at shill) commander Adrilan Block,
having lost his vessel, built the'On
rust" or "Restless" on the shores of
the upper harbor of New York. About
tI samie time a few huts were built
tsi I he south end of Manhattan Island.
In 102:1 the country was erected Into
a province by the Dutch, and the seat
<of government wv established on Man
hathtuin island,,on part of the site of
tile present city of New York. Dutch
rule comInenced, and Continued until
8eptembher 8, 100-1. almost one hundred
years before the British acquired Now
France or01 Canida.
Oil From Melon Seeds.
A genulne Aimerlean lInvention orig
inIIted at Rocky Ford, where a1 melon
grow' named Burrill, with the fac
ulty of Inductive reasoning, found out
tlt a clear, rich oil can be expressed
fron the seeds of cantaloupes. notes
the Chicago Tribune. Ile submitted
samples to goernment chemists at
WN'ashington, who notitled him that
their tgts lndleed a ngw tilld oif of
tie 110 i' dnd c'lr 4 li oal v oIl,
one whiiih needed i Mining process.
'ihere is wide signific e. [l,1u O
covery, whice indicates melons, squash
and pumpkin seeds, as perhaps those
of eltrus fruit as well, as a prolific
source of oil supply.
Oldest College Sorority.
TIeII oldest of the wouen's college so
rorlti: !.-4 the Alpha Delta Pl, which
was founled at Wesleyan female col
lAgIT in 1851.
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