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, ARIZONA AS ? HEj^? RESORT.
FOUS M OIT TMS e2^:^|?OE?B ASH
Th? Bett Bereits ar*:*^"*^^ for
Consumptive* by TesU^?
lUelf-Tho?e who Bra^*? -Ildrem
" mer Heat ?xe Saidti^g^ *^e Great
?pst Benefit? v \c'?X?i^:^--'.:
The extreme aridity .ofW^T*'
has caused' the.dowufaf?i^^^^;^ii-i
laid agricultural s<&em'e||gp .^made.^^iie
sun-kissed Territory. notor&DSv is one of
its great."merits as a^.h^|^sort, ?says-.
. . . the ? New . York? S^M^^M^::.. ; . . v i
It is a generally accept^'theory nowa?
days, that "the whited p?goe :s co be
stamped out-'oTay-J^?^Wg^o?-.^^.
victims and an absohitei^fc-of-door lue
for them: The first condi^?:^ manifesJy
impossible ? to '^^cr%R^^^^gw tne
second is feasible o:aly\w^^t&er na-,
ture is most l>eneficent?^?^ .t116 sun
never goes into hid?ngr^^g51101^1 a
?tone, where the breezes^?mot too panton
and where the nisht afc^as dryland free
. . from.Tapors as;-thef^a^^Pi^t?-; ' { ' r - . ;
Ail these conditions for-^the absolute cure
or the amelioration of consomption axe to
oe found"at their hest^l^h^Sonthwest, :
? '5^ particularly -'ini-j
Ariz. ?r^M^-'-it?^?cs?^(^^^^^^*'
??gg? "irruitfu? as the <2arde^^^^^ soon
as irrigation is: appBed^^^s^m?es jp? ;
desert where the dimat?^mditipas for
' .'?:. . the relief of all" pnlmoh?::trou^les_; are
' perhaps unexcelled .vto.^^^:,:?amtry. or
abroad. Here the transiten -of the -sea?
sons-and there are batfJ^? four months
of smnxnex?^?n<JL.th?"resfc year a per
-;-pituai';sprir^-isislb^^?^gradual. The
skies are a cloud?ess.Wn?^^a&^-sweet
: ?--::y tha* :it ; c^^
average-^humidity f^^y?^^^X9^PP:^^n-r-.
;:pe4vablef to^
J^?-/coast'and^^ r?'\
:-; . : ?For J>e<?mi>er andi Ja?J ^eVmock?ng^
bird warbles his-c?ear-^th^^e^ep?thalam?:
woods-the '.full ort?iestr^of ired-winged
. precentor qvhb?^sits'^^up^^^^?^pe^bo?gh^
';ahd-.ooEfducts \his^:?o^^^fp^ov^h a
~: .. chorus^of;,Wagneria^; .
a^^^t.w?ist girl swings in -her hammock as eom
'-loria^
- ' ?sma^'boy beats the sides^';hls burro or
jary the a^
.'desert's northern edge;-^u^;jhito. a. mass
vr " " VVar^
.'gtoes^send.-^
In,theoolder Iauc?-.^
shivering in furnace-heated? rooms, fearfiii
of.. ?v?^Sdrau^
days and- often his- nights,^ the; open,- the
i?laf?rr^hea^
when' ;iee^fckn>ed
} the ?feat, ahoV'^^hor^^
' ' :v^come? ^Bia^e^a^r^^?i^ty; att-th?^
? l^tery?:'^t :^w?th: fthjep^
-:3m^^spjcihg;^
. V^difrerenoid^^
p)a^
; -isr no dauger.of ; t?kmg: ;cc^ \ ; . - -..
. It is a Estrange"- thh^-; ?^at th^ - desert
' hfe, .that it has^cha^?^^?^ grpws with
acqua&tahc^
. ' , 5h^
"v^stat^^
4gre^^^?degrfe
aosMcerx>f:-;lK^^
;eas??rt?-bear?
vitalized? :afir/i;:of':N^WTYOT& ?nli?Brool?j^
>T??^:^ere: hc^.soxsito&e^ no~;h?at:.pr?srj
tratf?ns. ;Bancheis;went^?bc^ ,
. v. ^sufferh^^
? ; iA?taou^,.tIi?;^^
X.; r rturu
: ernl?alifori^
. ibi?snmmer?&ys:^os&^^ br?v?? theheat
and r^rn^ saidf^o^^^^ei-gr?atest ;
. "Ife&en^^a?
- seems, to heal^tl^"^
' the germs. - ' S^erers?^^
> or . rheumai?smv also ?nlak?
gain;'in. summer. \ i-\-''??:j-f-.. '-. ' '??. :
While nearly every:ritn^.^ the;van?y.
stands ready>f?r a"sc$ra??em1&??-to open
t its doors to the- Insa?d^th? :best results
. \ are to be attatoed ;:frbn^t?i^
desert itse^ T
gated at stat?d tot?r^
man's-land, is dryne^a^^e^V^F'' ^; ; - ~ -;
Altbxragh 1^ can^pe^^
ter sovereignty, m2?y{set^i b^ cazivas-esr
tablisltoient" wher?';he^^^
a convenient water ?sj^^
select a site^n?^:a>r^c2?5:;Av
pay fora; barreKuI^f?:^^
?acih- week^^C?-a-^ irri
? : ; 'ga?oh dftc^^ keep
the swinging o!lairor.-3?e^ca|L. water jar,
filled and provide w?t?r?Sor ^croking^om
" vi some ao^ccmiSwelL:'.^ are
- also readily-obtam^ii .^
in from the reserrs^ns^
mes<piite andv iron woo^^i?clt^theyretail
for $1 75 or $2 a-lc?ag^hi|e/;?th^ same
. amount will buy dry alm^dt- fig-^md apri?
cot wood from the orchard
died for-lack of water^SRa^otmg parties
are also popular,, aid-^h# who :will can
_ gather for himself:^
of the desert. -'. [ - -**..% .
Fruits I may ; be . ooraine^ ari "the orange
groves and ao^aceut orchards at a reason
able price and of delici?te*: Quality. : The
roll-call iof native frm^^?l?des oranges,
grape ?ruit^ ?-?,emons,J - ra^cots, peaches,
pearsi pomegraiiates,';fig^ ^ necta?
rines, plums, berries^am? melons galore.
Bich Jerseysmilk mayrb^oht?ined a.t .the,
ranches for five cents a^?ua^-butter for
twenty-five cents a.:p>>?t?,.,phoney-deli-,
clous as the famed hb?ey pfvHymettis
fifteen cents a pound. - artificial, can
be obtained at any of the? towns at sixty
cents a hundred. The mari:ets of -Phoenix
supply the-best beef and; mutton in the
'world at live and let Uye?rS$es.? Groceriess
are high, owing to the flight rates, - but
the stores would be a cz|dlt tcC any city
of New York State outsi^; the metropolis.
An accurate ?count c?f? giving expenses
kept during the last yeai^for a; family/of
three adults and. a child^owed an aver?
age of $40 a month for.f?jble expenses, $6
for water, service and^undryr oil and
repairs, $2 35, and fu???$S|50>.
While the tahle expeases-sseem dispropor?
tionately high, it mustie borne in mind
that hyper-feeding and gwaerous provi?
sion pf the most nourishfcig meats and
foods are a large ia^ordb3?t!he recovery of
the consumptive. For thef person addicted
to the use of ham, bacon^nd canned goods
. the outlay would be matejfeUydiminished:
Tents may be rented'lor] from ^3 to $7. a
month, according to- furalshing-but. the
majority of campers prefer to own their
canvas homes. These; "can he bought in
any of the larger , tow?a^iew or second?
hand. They are all put^with siding and
hoard floors, aud are usuat^ir screened from
the intrusive fly-and ??sq furnished with
a fly or second cover. Sb?r^tage settings
and furnishings may he^^aa luxurious or as
simple as individual tast^and the pocket?
book demand. A stove^?rwc? or three chairs,
a dresser or makeshift^and one learns to
be an expert in the m?rt?r of makeshifts
on the desert, or fronti??-a bowl, pitcher
and pail of tin, agate or^paper-these are
the necessaries. Luxurica? in. the way of
. i-ugs. hammocks, ?book s^eji^ and pillows,
pillows, pillows may be;a?a?ea ad lib. When
light housekeeping is:^^ed on-and this
is the general scheme^?&oking utensils,
dishes, a screen cupti^? and an icebox
must be added to th?^lisfc.
A horse and some sbi$>?? cart or wagon
are esteemed essenr?a^??rta of one's out
flt ?or is this aa extravagance, for horse
r flesh and pasturage are ho th cheap, and
th?^who?e- est^hshjuent can - usually be
;^>ld-at cost when there is no longer ne?
cessity for their use. A good solid moun?
tain-pony which was. a delight under the
/saddle and a family friend in front of the
twio-seateS "Democrat," with harness,
whip and an- complete, .cost the writer- a
trifle less than $50 and was sold at the end
of the year for $471 Pasturage on an ad?
jacent ranch cost $150 during the winter,
?i\ in the summer.
;-??Neither -barns nor sheds-are a necessity
for the tforse; but a brush, shed or Indian
iT-?t?w is an all-important adjunct to ^?e;
Stents if one would be comfortable. Under
its kindly shade the hammock is swung,/
f?ne, table set, the water jar hung, nearly
ail the operations of daily living carried
on. These vataws are copied after "the In- .
"diansVTheyarernade Of stout cottonwood
.poles, covered with brush and leaves held
in place by the all-pervasive bailing wife,
which plays such a beneficent part in all.
the. operations and vicissitudes of Arizona
.?fe. . []. ..
The question is often asked: Is not the
desert life/monotonous? To this the anster
^is: \That 'depends. To one who loves the
procession of the seasons, the rugged,
^mountains, the purple 'buttes, the bending
sky and the all-pervading sense of infinite
freedom, a life so near to nature is fraught
?with tremendous benefit, spiritual and ina*
terial. "
' / .For the rider of hobbies-and a hobby is
a good thing to take an invalid's mind off
Shis ills-there is an endless variety of sub?
jects. The myriad mounds left by "the pre?
historic people invite to archaeological re?
search, with the certainty: of finds of $h e.
old Aztec pottery-if nothing more. For the
gbotanist, geologist,^mineralogist, ornitholo\'
gist and entomologist' there is material rich
-and-rare^ For the ethnologist there -.'.ara'
|the Indians and Mexicans, to say nofhing
. .of' siray/lrepr^ntat?ves of every .?at?bn
. that on the earth doth dwell.
.;rFor' the artist-and the. photographer there
.are skies and.lights and shadows and sub?
jects to^ be found nowhere "else. For the
Is^rtsman- -there is small game aplenty~
rand for the one who simply wants to rest
and let the world go by-a peace unspeak?
able: - ' ,
"It- .'goes witnout" saying that np, 'one
should'take up the desert life if in -a- phy?
sical Condition th^t demands the attend
:.?nc? vof a doctor, or a hurry call upon the
/druggist. For such . the town/ -Neither
Should one come hither without ' money;
?thinking he can soon earn a living. Ther?,
is no hght work for invalids.- Grownsg;
/.strong or' at least familiar with .the -lay .
^ofcthe/iand, there .are various occupations
' that may be taken Up- *f one/can command
the rCapitaL ' Chicken-raising, bee . culture,
vegetable and alfalfa gr?wing-melon rais?
ing or a stock farm-will, each furnish
^gbod,Irving..
_^This, however^comes later-and there-'
must be means to live on in the interhnl
tlf-possible, -every invalid" should have
some membj?r of:his own family with him.
.While scores of men and occasionally ?a|
woman come alone, the chances of reedy-'
/ery "are much greater when there is noi
danger, of homesickness. All these, coridi
^ons met~witiv a two-years* residenceMn;
..tents on the desert -has; demonstrated the;
-facti that .almost without exception th^r?^
is marked gain and often complete cure.
-In cases in which the eure/'has been begun
in tim?. many have been able to return to
their homes entirely-well. .Others,. appa
-reritly recovered, have deemed it wiser to
cast their fortunes with the Territory, and
have given/.permanent ; setting to their/
: lares and -penates. Three only,, out of one.
colony of one hundred who had come for
ifh^eir-health, returned home-to die. . With,
.this showing the desert tent. life/for- cpn^:
sumptiv?s. seems to heed no further com?;
mendatiou.to prove its efficacy.
,. ? LxrcK Y.-&*> oie A GEXT.
? He Me et s with a W arm Kecepti on as the
jRe?ult of Mistaken Identity.
" There is a farmer living just north of
i Evanston and a book agent somewhere in
the/cosmopolitan desert of Chicago, each
of whom feels that he is the victim of a
cruel circumstance, says the Chicago
Chronicle. ? ?
/last week the; farmer had a. note from
a nephew to say that the-boy would visit
the farm on Thursday. Uncle and nephew
had ' . not met ; for fifteen years,, and'
the, old man drove to the station in his
most comfortable eoafrthat he might
welcome his1 sister's.only child. But the
young-man failed to come. After wait?
ing/until the.last:-passenger had disap
pear?d the old man1 .-drove/ away, .dlsap
Pointe<LjjjHHgH^
/ The book agent entered into the drama-,
?Is personae early the . next morning.
"Ixwking over the top rail of the barn?
yard ~^te he called, ~ "Hello, uncle."
- The book agent never got such a recep?
tion; before in all his life. The farmer
flung the gate wide open,' seized; the
agent's hand, and pressed a whiskered
kiss on the ironclad cheek
**Say, >this must be Heaven," murmured
the-agent, following the farmer into the
house and explaining that everybody
at home was as well as could be ex?
pected. Not-till, tb/e agent was full-of
:a bo?edVdinnef and . attempting to sell,
a book did the farmervbegm to see a dim
light Charged with impersonating the
missing nephew, the agent explained.
that he greeted all, elderly strangers; as
j?nele;." that he even ;had a few almost
real, ones in - South Clark- street in
Chicago.
* When last seen by the farmer the agent/
was still running, and when the real
nephew does -come he may find an electric
current "in the latch-string.
lt U?A. T IS KAUS A Si
.- ?
Thousands of Bushell Piled on the Open
-iod Wai tins for Transportation.
For the first time in its history, says
Leslie's > Weekly, Kansas has more wheat
than it knows what to do -with. Not only
ar e. 'the. -granaries and bins running over
.-with grain, but the elevators are filled
.and the farmers are still bringing it to
market by hundreds of thousands of
**ushels. The tong dry weather was, in a
sens?, a bonanza for wheat raisers. Much
of the grain was so heavy that it fell to"
the ground and would have been lost had
there been wet weather. But with the long
hot. Clear days every straw could be
gathered, most of tthe farmers running the
threshing machines into the field and haul?
ing the grain from the shocks to the ma?
chine. The grain has all been of the best
Quality and the yield from twenty to
thirty-five bushels per acre. Not less than
80,000,000 bushels w?rbe gathered, and the
high price is giving the farmers a fine in?
come.
As the strings of wagons came to mar?
ket in (the wheat belt the railroads' were
swamped. They could not furnish cars
and the elevators were soon filled to over-"
flowing. Even in the small stations twenty
to thirty teams were waiting to be un?
loaded all day through the latter part of
the threshing. The buyers finally began
piling the grain on the prarie. Great heaps
of 30.000 to 50,000 bushels have been stored
on -the open sod and there they will remain
until such time as cars can be secured in
which to Ship the grain. The sun does not
hurt rt, no one can steal it and so little
rain falls during the summer that there
is practically no danger from that source.
Some enterprising buyers have secured
circus tents and placed them over the piles,
making curious features of the prairie
landscape.
The Boston Transcript (Rep) points out
that the demand for the ship subsidy
scheme does not proceed from the alleged
beneficiaries theory. "Subsidy or no sub?
sidy, the ship building interests of the
country do not appear to be in a languish?
ing condition," remarks the Transcript.
"The law of supply and demand does not
cease its operations to await legislation,
and just now the ship builders do not seem
to be worrying much about the future."
The real benefits would be confined to a
limited clique, which, with the assistance
of the politicians, are making all the de
? STILES MEN'S DRESS.
FA8HIOX8 THAT WILL BE PC
LAE THUS FALL ASH W12?T?1
Sombre Colorings and Neat Effectg
and Eveninjr Skirt?-Wrinkles in
larg-Very Few Chances from
' Tear?
(From the Haberdasher.)
The:coming1 autumn and winter S?
?'will-: differ, but* little~in the sartorial ?
from-that of'last year. The changes
been very few, and in the main renn
? some;, slight modification. of or depaj
from standards that have'become
:familiar. Men's dress is being: held c
to very conventional lines. The ru
: color that "was the distinguishing fes
of -last-year is~ to be curtailed and <
will not be. prominent in anything
"man wears. Sombre tones in overcoat
and suitings and.'very neat color effec
cravatings and shirtings will form
most prominent and distinguishing fea
i? the inodcdf \the coming season.
I have observed in . looking over the
goods for autumn that all that is CJ
new, paradoxical though it may seer
really old. This, is the modern tendenc
all-things related even in the slightest
degree to art - The painters are drai
ton the o?d schools for inspirations, des
rers'arer;iwelhjnjg in the aft bf the se
teen th century,' house decorators are c
ingold interiors :and furniture and the
chitects are-drawing inspirations from
Greek and: Roman schools. In dress
are modifying. or changing fashions
haye been in vogue, before. The cuh
the wing collar, the skirted greatcoats
the n?w^ narrow-tip shoes are mere 2
vals of old-time'favorites.
STYLES IN SHIRTS.
?lii shirts I look for very few chai
and' practically no innovations. For d
-the-p?amlmehfbosom,.shirt, with slig!
, round?dlor square link cuffs attached,
berthe best form. The bosoms-will tx
widV-as the chest of- the wearer adn
?The s?tching^will be of moderate wi
Some, of the dress shirts will have *\
hn? rihbed' pique bosoms, but I do
Ifh^k^b^^th^?styl? will be as gener
accepted as-fthei plain bosom. There
be three stud-h.oles in the bosoms, -
of . which wf?lshow in the waistcoat pi
lng. The. shirt-for wear with the ever
jacket Iwiirbe the same as that worh .v
itfi? swallowtail ' coat ? Some shirt mai
show a fine pleated shirt for wear with
jacket, and .no doubt it will be quite 1
iSar;: with ^the younger.- set. The cole
shifts, for* day; wear show- with : pl
bosoms and" the patterns are notices
-heat .The figures are printed on ma
plans br on satin broches or percales. '
dormer-^fabrics are given more . atteht
'in finer shops than.percales are. '.
figures ar?' neat geometricals in bia
; dark blue, .reds or lavender; stripes
also:"- displayed. They are narrow J
widely spaced.
Pleated colored shirts will figure qi
prominently fors wear with business sn
-The plain neglige with a centre pleat ?
made of madras br of fine flannels ~<
. also"be.:worn; ; The-flannels are desigi
"foi- neglige and come in rather n
stripes. -.:
CO?LuABS AND CRAVATS.
. vin collars the three new styles are i
ewing, poke andV straight stander. Th
kre inJboth wideband narrow stitching. 1
"wid?~stifche?T wmg collar is not as sigh
as that with f narrow stitching, owing
the liability " of the edge, where the wi
bends, to swell and gap. The wing colli
have^we?l ib?lanced,. "moderate spac
^wingsv':the bottom of the wings forming
straight/.line.-- ">
:?;3n .cravats, all of- the. forms are lars
:?The cu?ross?s -will be very broad and sc
"t^ ascots .wide ; of end and free of linn
The best four-in-hand will have a wi
end and be graduated to a two-inch wie
at. the knot ; .Ties, if sold at all, will
of the, batWihg)shape- For evening wc
there is -V n?w tie. It is .cut perfed
^straight ' and . has square ends. It is
uniform width throughout When tied
shows a-square,, fiat centrepiece and t
ends^stand put-straigh and come to t
edge'bf the shirt bosom.
In clothes7 I find indications which poi
to the' usual "fight of .the tailors to for
..-hfew fashions. In the . first place, wevs
have the annual cry for color, in evenii
dress and for -the freedom from blac
and-whites iii day dress. All of tnis I ?
not think,will-, amount: to much. The be
tailors are making trousers rather wie
but avoiding ?the, peg-top form. The trou
ers .. are about ' seventeen ?and bne-ha
Inches at "the knee and fifteen and on
half .at the bottoms.- They will hang pe
fectly, straight from the hips. For eve:
ins dress the white waistcoat will be giv<
a very prominent place. These will 1
made both single and double-breasted ai
will -have.-buttons covered with the mat
rial pf, which;: the waistcoat is made. 1
evening dress, coats there will be no chani
worth recording. That garment is
staple fixture and it seems impossible 1
improve' upon the existing standard. Tl
frock coat ;will ': be. practically. the san
as .last year.'
The e"*ening jacket will not be made ?
all by smart taHors. It is now a readj
made, "Cheap John" article, and may i
banlsh?d entirely from the wardrobe of
gentlemans A. new coat something like ti
evening jacket will be made. It will hav
a breast arid side pockets and silk-face
shawl collar and will close with two but
tons. . These coats are designed for hom
and club wear and are worn with singli
breasted waistcoats and trousers of tb
, same material, white shirts, black ties an
either lace or-button shoes. They're jus
handy dress coats to wear down to dinne
or to hang around the house or club in.
NOVELTIES IN DRESS.
One of- the best tailors on the avenu
will introduce several novelties this com
ing. autumn. One of these is an evenin;
suit made of dark gray cloth. The coila
is of the shawl pattern, faced with gra:
silk. The trousers and waistcoat are madi
-of the. same material as the coat Th
suits are designed for wear at stag affairs
; about hotels and clubs and for the theatrt
when women are not to be in the party.
Another new idea is a house suit. It wil
bc . made of a heavy rep sifk and lihe<
. with silk. The colors are very brilliant
The trousers are-made like pajama trous
ers and ? fasten about the waist with t.
broad bit of ribbon, with large silk tassel:
at the ends. The coat is cut double-breast?
ed and has large pockets. The suit maj
be worn with a silk shirt. It "is just foj
wear In one's room
In overcoats the long Chesterfields anc
the skirted coats will be very popular. The
skirted coat will be worn in the evening
as well as during the day. These are eui
like the "Paddock" and have well flared
skirts. The "Raglan" will only be in rain?
proofs and in coverts. The covert coat
will be very popular. It will be cut full
and quite short..
Sack suits will be made on lines that,
while conforming to the lines of the body,
do not .accentuate them. The military
jacket is passe. The new jackets will be
loose and will have perfectly straight
backs.
In shoes the principal departure is in the
shape of the toe. The latest model snows
the flat last with the outswung sole, but
the tip is brought in to a much narrower
point than last year's model. Low shoes
will be worn* during the autumn and on
pleasant days during the winter, but many
look upon the low shoe as a mere winter
fad. ' The patent leather shoes with kid
tops will be the formal footwear. Shoes
will be very plain for dress, and quite
elaborately trimmed fer neglige and busi?
ness wear..
OXJH TECHNICAL SCHOOL
They .Furnish the Bett Bridge Bu
Too] Maker? und Buiiway Conati
in the Worid- European Methodi
been Adapted Bather tuan Adopt
(From the Brooklyn Eagle.)
Merchants and statesmen to-da3
grat?late themselves' upon the woi
spread of this country's commen
greatest any nation has ever seer
they do not, perhaps, realize .that 1
tion has advanced in another way^
possibly the true "core 'bf lour: nation
cess. This is the extraordinary a
in scientific learning, as shown
universities, professional', ?nd te<
schools ;and in everyday life.; Ik tali
moulding of America ^tb a sc?enti
tion does not fully account - for th<
mercial victories, it "has at all evenl
tributed larg?ly to ffi?m".' "-**
.So pronounced has been the devele
of these universities and schools thi
at the beginning of the century, the
pass those of Europe. And yet s?r
is by no means the right ;word. Tl
no institution in Europe'resembling
or organized on quite the "same pl?i
scientific school of America in its
of what really constitutes practical,:
- sive - training has no counterpart ' :
world. It turns out 'scientists, that
the same time Workmen bf .the--h
type. The universities ( and .tec
schools of England and the C?t?t?nei
cellent as many of them, are, have h<
ly caught the spirit and trend bf the
The tree- of the :new . American sci
education is being "known- by its fra
.has brought a new sort, .of' workmai
the field- of labor; and. European A
try stands by, wondering ..why her :
sentatiyes cannot do as well.
The explanation of. it is all very's:
however. American technical ?dui
had its .first beginning fifty years
Within, the past twenty-five, years th
entific professional'schools have beei
mg their true development. Now the
bined .results have " become so great
they are apparent all over the wai
"The earliest. technical schools;"-,;
Prof Mendenbali,-pr?sident of the '
nological. Institute of Worcester, Jda
his. monograph on "Scientific, Ted
and Engineering Education, in the V
States," prepared for therecent Part
position, ,"those. of-,? hundred\ years
or more, almost without, exception,
out of the* industrial demands .of the",
fry 'in''which-.they^were. ?pund?dV.----.?i
the best examples, is the famo?s.Sch?
Mines, at Freiberg, which hasVenjbj
long and illustrious career, and mai
'the earlier European ;schools belong;*
same class. To t???s? ahd the more
ern schools of science and technology
United States', are greatly indebted, <
cially on account bf. the generous
come that has' always .' been extende
j American students and for the hispir;
rwith which many'of,1 them have".rete
to take their part iii the wonderful ec
tional evolution which the last half
j tury has .witnessed. ':^K??????t
"But m all cases^Eurqpean methods
been adapted-rather - than; adopted, *
and while the- nearly 100. schools c f sci
and engmeermg-sc?ttered byer the U
J States have many points of resenibli
j. there, is" much^ndivid??l?ty; part?cu
{ among the strongest.?nd best-"atuflt'"ii
j lieved. that: their' several types fepr?
J important advances ,in the. direction
scientific and. technical education."- . -
This matter -of; scientific training
? youth. makes. -but a conservative, c
claim, though yet ^substantial, one:
might have pointed to some" of the res
of these believed; to be important
vanees.'* American-technical school, g
j uates have come rf o berthe-bridge T>ml
j of the world.. There are no steel mai
ino tool makers .in- Europe equal td
{cool, keen young/scientists m "Amer
"shops and ' mills;. ?Nor has tlte 0>nth
I and England such- ? .race of railway <
struction engineers."' Only .this summer
Massachusetts *-Institute of Techno]
J held exanimationsim: Ix)ndon:for the-yo
I Englishmen of-scientific. tastes,, who,
j learn what they wanted to" fit thfori
j the scientific world/ found thehVipnly
{'.course an American school And, in
field of-.medicin?,-. four distinguished pb.
l.cians and surgeons, of this.<?unitry
I now. touring the world' at th? request
foreign doctors: who are anxious to le
j accurately of. thet>adyahces of. this bra
I of the science in the New World.
Out of many significant' instances' th
have been picked.- "The number might
greatly added to, . with:- ohly-the advant
j of emphasizing the point. That, which :
the most, .pronounced .is; however, the'tu
mg of the tide. Thirty years ago, ?nd e
j well onto very recent years-,'the Ameri<
J student ?of any kind'of science found i
I part .of his education to go to the-schc
j abroad foras longa, period as his pooh
book could standr?" His* education was j
j thought complete - till th?n:;:^ j?nd it y
I not, for scientific --training- in this coun
J was not-formed. "Now the student- has
need to .go.: As he takes'- his degree he
far'beyond what^the schoc?s..ctf^;?ur<
teach. And year following year; in
creasing numbers, young Europeans ?
j coming over here.^ to grasp/the train!
j that our'universities'are giving and
absorb the technique .and the thorou
J practicalness that ; are^ making Americ
scientists masters ,pf men. .''...;..'..
"Adapted" was" the word Prof Mende
j hall used in speaking of European mel
ods and the American universit?s, "rat!
than adopted." . But-it has been very mu
more than that Brushing traditions asi
these institution's "of learning went lo:
ago to the root of the matter. Tear ;
year they have been building. up th<
equipment, strengthening their cours<
Questions of finance and whether lt wou
all pay they have politely laughed ?
Money was needed for this and for th?
Well, the chiefs would see that i?. was o
fained. Machinery was" necessary, J
once the great manufacturers were la
.under contribution; and they sent as git
machines worth thousands.
The technical school, - presidents kne
how to arouse .the sympathetic unde
standing of men of means and for*
thought. Benefactors for this and for th;
crowded in, their gifts were chronicled i
the news of the day, commented upon ?
vast, the figures added up and admire*
But ho one saw the significance.
Tear after year students came out <
courses of engineering, of medicine an
surgery, of chemistry, of electricity, c
marine engineering, of agriculture an
forestry and went into workaday "lif<
Hitherto the scientific' college roan ha
not been held in very high regard. Manta
facturers had wanted men who had grow:
up in shops, "practical" they called there
no "book learning fellows, who .were al
theory and clean clothes and hands." Bu
even the most old fashioned soon came t
appreciate that these "fellows," too, cam
from "shops," "shops" in the colleges tba
had a wider variety bf machinery in act
ual use than could ever be found in J
single factory. They grew to see that th<
new "theory man" was broader, of mon
intelligence, willing to learn about a eas?
in point and able to grasp it more quickly
They devised economies and improvement
whenever they were given a chance. Thej
could make one man do the work of two.
The old time foreman was a child before
them.
Then, one after another, the far seeing
manufacturers chuckled. They had
bridged the gulf between capital and labor
and found real master workmen. They
gave these men more swing and power
and kept on the lookout for more youths
from the technical schools. They came to
see that the product from these institu?
tions was getting better every year.
The' technical schools and universities
had won their point. They realized the
growing demand for their m?n. They Re?
doubled their efforts, added to their
courses, consulted with the greatest and
the most progressive manufacturers as to
what, their needs, were and built up more
perfectly, their equipment. Not alone did
they reach out for machinery, but the
newest and the best They had at last
created a new market for m?n.
If a concrete, striking instance is wanted
of this, Sibley College or Cornell Universi?
ty may be taken. That institution has a
very famous railroad course. The "orders"
that come to the college each spring for
graduates are. greater than. Sibley can
possibly supply. She cannot turn out
enough men to meet the demancL Twice
as many as she graduates each year cbtfrd
be assured of positions. For the railroads
say simply: "These are the men we want;
they are the men that will rise with .us
or with some other company. We can?
not now get too many of them." "
And so the demand is spreading out in
many another branch of science.The
American technical schools are turning out
the product. It is these men that in later
years do the inventing and the great
pieces of executive work and make the
; discoveries. ' Is it any wonder :that the
youth of England and the Continent are
commencing to come to this country for
technical training? .
THE HERMIT OF CAPE MALEA.
Why be Lived and Died on a Stupendous
Cliff, Within Sight and Sound of the
Ocean.
There is one feature of Cape Malea that
rarely fails to attract the notice of the
most careless voyager doubling;-, it by.
day, a touch of human tragedy and
pathos, belonging in point of chronology
to our own time, but in universal inter?
est to all ages. At the extreme pitch of
the cape a stupendous cliff rises, sheer,
from the fretting, waves for about a hun-"
dr?d feet. Then . comes an irregular
plateau, cr shelf, of perhaps two acres
in. area, the mountain rising, .again
abruptly behind it to a height of about
2,000 feet. This plateau is apparently, in?
accessible, and yet, perched upon, a huge
bowlder in its centre, a mass of/rock de?
tached from the mountain ages ago, is
a house. It Is.rudely built of wooden
fragments Ingeniously fitted together,
but its outlines convey at once, the idea
of its designer having been an Anglo
Saxon. It must.be firmly built, too, for
it is exposed to the full fury of wind re?
bounding from the mountain face, and
- the observer instinctively wonders vwhy,
if a house must be built on 'that shelf,
so terribly exposed a position was se?
lected. Then if he be fortunate- he will
hear its story, says E. T. Bullen, i in the
London Spectator.
About twenty-five years ago there was
a young sailor, who, by dint of hard work,
integrity of "character and firmness of
will, reached at the age of 26 the'summit'
of his ambition-becoming master of what
would then be called a good-sized..steam
ship, some 900 tons register. Upon this
accession to good fortune he married, the
girl of his choice, who had - patiently
waited for him since as . boy. and* giri
-sweethearts they parted oh his first going
to sea. And with rare complacency his
owners gave him the inestimable privilege
of carrying his yoting bride to sea. with;
him. How happy he was! How deep and
all embracing his pride, as,, steaming
down the grimy Thames, he explained :to
the light of his eyes . all the. wonders
that she was now witnessing for the first
time, but which, he had made familiar to :
her mind by his oft-repeated sea stories
during the few bright days between
voyages that he. had been able tor devote
to courtship! The ship was bound to
several Mediterranean, ports, the time. be^
lng late autumn, and consequently the
most Ideal -.season for a honymoon' th?t
could possibly be .imagined. Cadiz,. Genoa,
Naples,-Venice, a delightful tour, with not
one weary moment wherein to wish for'
something else! Even a flying visit to
cid Rome from Naples had been'.possible?
for . the two officers, rejoicing in their .
happy-young skipper's joy, saw'ito it that
no unnecessary cares should trouble him,
and bore willing testimony, in order , that
he should get as much delight out ' of
those halcyon days as possible, that the
entire crew were as docile as. could be
wished, devoted to their bright command?
er and his beautiful wife.
Then at Venice came orders to .proceed
to Galatz. and load wheat for -\ home;:
Great Was the glee of the girl-wife. She ?
would see Constantinople and the Dahr
?be. -Ulfe would hardly be long enough
to recount all the wonders of this most
wonderful of wedding trips. And. they
sailed, with hearts overbrimming with
joy as the blue sky above them seemed-1
welling over with sunlight. Wind and
weather favored them; nothing .occurred |
to cast a shadow over their happiness
until, nearing Cape Malea at that fatal
hour of the morning, just before dawn;
when more collisions occur than at .any
other time, they were run into by a
blundering ' Greek' steamer coming; the
other way, and Cut down amidships to i
the water's edge. To their peaceful sleep;;
or quiet appreciation, of the night's '?il--'
vern-splendors succeeded the overwhelm^
ing-flood;' the hiss and roar of escaping
steam, the suffocating embrace of death;
Bi that 5 dread fight for . life. all perished;
but one-he so lately the happiest. Cf
men-the skipper. Instinctively, clinging
to a piece of wreckage, he - had been; j
washed ashore under Cape . Malea at the
ebbing of the scanty tide, and his-strong'
physique, reasserting itself," enabled him
to climb those rugged battlements- and
reach the plateau. Here he was found?!
gazing seaward by some goatherds,' who^
in search of their nimble-footed flocks;
had wandered down the precipitous. side/
of the mountain. They endeavored, to;;?
persuade him to come with them back,;
to the world, but in vain. He would dive,: ,
gratefully accepting some of their poor
provision, but from that watching place
he would not go. And those rude -peas?
ants, understanding' something of. hisv
woe, sympathized with him so deeply
that without payment or hope of anyV
thev helped him to build his hut and
kept him supplied with such -poor mor?
sels of food and drink as sufficed for his
stunted needs.
And there, with his gaze fixed during
all his waking hours upon that inscru?
table depth wherein all his bright hopes
had suddenly been quenched, he lived
until quite recent years, ".the world for?
getting, by the'world forgot,"-a living
monument of constancy and patient, unr
complaining grief. By his humble friends,
whose language he never learned, he was
regarded as a saint, and when one day
they came upon his lifeless body,' fallen
forward upon its knees at a little glazed
window through which he was wont to
look upon the sea where his dear one lay,
they felt confirmed in their opinion of the ?
sanctity of the hermit of Cape Malea.
LINCOLN'S pIRTHTXfA CE
To he Utilized as nn Aiylum for
Inebriate?.
Down in the Blue Grass region of Ken?
tucky, on the same farm where Abraham
Lincoln was 'born and spent his boyhood^
days, says the Chicago Tribune, the St.;
Luke's Society, of Chicago, is to estab- ;
Hs h a home for the inebriates of -the South. :
A large hotel, small cottages and com- ?
modious dwellings w?ll be erected by the ;
society, and, though the land is in the !
South, the negro will be made as welcome !
as the white.
The Lincoln farm is in the town of
Hodgenville. fifty miles south' of Louis- I
ville, and consists of 110 acres of pasture
.land. On It is a spring of mineral water,
the fame o'f which is great below the
Mason and Dixon line. It was owned by
some prominent Methodists of Ithe South,
1 among them the Rev J. W. Bingham.
Some time ago its owners decided to do-,
nate its use to charity, and they chose
the 'St Luke's Society as the organization
best su?ted 'to carry out their plans.
The farm will be turned into a sanita?
rium, planned much after that now run
by the society at Nos 1.710 to 1.T1S Indiana
avenue. On it will 'be taken only those who
are addicted ro drugs. liquors or tabacco.
The treatment is to be similar to that
given at the Chicago Hospital.
"While the officers of the society are busy
trying to get the Lincoln farm in shape,
they are also at work establishing a branch
within the Cook County jail. There prison?
ers known to be victims of the drug, li?
quor or tobacco habit are sri ven over to
Dr Miller and his assistant. Dr La Grange.
The latter devotes all his time to them
and lives in the same quarters with them
THE 'HEART OF MOSTROSE.
BEQUEATHED BY THE MABQ UJS TO
BIS NIECE, LABYJtAPJEB.
Gruesome Belle of a Valiant Scott Uh
Hero and how i twa* SJytterionsly Lost
Little Hope of the Ultimate Recovery of
the Kel ic, but After the Laps? of One
Hundred Years the Heart of the Graham
May Once Again Bent on Scottish Soil.
y+JFrom Chambers's Journal.)
Alas ".that no one knows where-but
somgwnere, certainly-the heart of valiant
James Graham, Marquis of Montrose,
awaits the collector of curiosities! Tossed
among- bits of armor, old china, bric-a
brac, in some old curiosity shop in the !
north of France; possibly now carried tb |
Paris or London, it may lie in some old i
lady's lumber attic; or, trampled years ago j
into the ground of a back garden in Bou?
logne, Pierre and little Marie may turn it i
up any day with their spades. "Qu'est-^ce
que c'est donc," this little old, beaten, !
egg-shaped box of steel? Wiry, Pierre and j
Marie, it holds, if you only knew it, the !
dust of a Scottish hero's heart, and,the|
case itself was fashioned out of his good j
steel sword. j
Montrose knew Merchiston Castle, Edin- ?
burgh,-well; it was, in fact, a second home !
to himin his boyhood, for his sister Mar?
garet -had married Sir Archibald Napier !
when.,Montrose was 6 < > 7 yeairs old, and
he spent much of his tiiie with-them. The
Napiers had, besides, a town mansion;
within the precincts of Ho?yrood House;
but to little Montrose, brought up in the
country,--the old castle, with its barns and
out houses and granges, was no doubt .a J
more attractive holiday home than a dull
town house in the fashionable Cannongate.
One can fancy the little figure, in its
clothes of "green camlet" or "mixed par-; !
gone" and "cloak with pasmcnts," wan-i I
dering with his bow and arrows about: the
'parks, or, maybe,, escaped from;his watch?
ful '"p?dagog," Master William Forcett;
imperiling himself, bpylike, on the battle?
ments bf the castle. ' .?
But to get to the story of the" heart one.
must^ leave the life and hasten to the
^eath pf Montrose. His sister and broth
errih-law had died long . before, .and the
owner of Merchiston in 1650 was Mont
rose's nephew, the second Lord Napier. A
great affection existed -between. Montrose
and his niece by marriage, Lady Napierp
and as a mark of it he bequeathed to her:
his heart-a strange, and, if one must tell"
the ?truth, an embarrassing,, legacy; but
looked :upon by the lady.-"herself as a su?
preme honor and a sacred trust.
Montrose was executed at the Market
Cross of Edinburgh on Tuesday, May 21,
1650. The. extraordinary composure . arid
gallantry of his bearing are well attested".;
.An {unsigned letter in the'. British Museum,'
.written by a spectator while the execution:
was. actually going-on, says: "I never, sa^
a more sweeter carriage in a man in all
m^life.; He is just now turning off from:
the ladder; but his countenance changes,
not." Another account says: "He stept
along.the streets with so great state, so
much beauty, majesty and gravity as
j amazed the beholders. And many of his
enemies . did acknowledge - him -to be [the]
?bravest- subject in the world, and in him a
gallantry that graced all the crowcL'^
Clothed in "fine scarlet richly shamrnaded"
with. - golden. lace, and linen with . fine
pearling about, bis , delicate, white; gloves}
-in', hisj : hand, his stockings ..ot:, incarnate
? silk, his shoes with their "ribbons on his
feet," his dress \was "more becoming a
j bridegroom: than a. criminal."
i-f; After hanging on the gibbet for- three;
i hours, the body was taken down ?j and the
? head was affixed to the Tolbooth; " the
I limbs were dispersed to various - places
throughout the Kingdom, and the dismezrir.
bered trunk was enclosed in a "little short
ches?" and 'buried on the Borbughmuiri
The Boroughmuir was. the usual p?a?eV'pf;
execution and. burial, for the worst crimi?
nals; it was a place bf evil reputation?Ht^'
.tle^sought during the day and much'to be
shunned by night.
No wonder, then, that some "adventu?
rous-spirits" were requbredrwhb' - would;
steal to that grewsom?r'spoC raise . the
hastily and none too deeply buried; body;
and. cut from it the heart of Montrose.
The master of Merchiston was in exil? :io
Holland; it was Lady Napier alone wiio
planned the night excursion and saw it
carried out. Did her heart fair ner that
. May night,' waiting at the foot bf the* turi"
ret-stair : until her messengers, Teturning,
put irr herjtiands something not seen, but
felt, with, the square of fine linen all
^"tricked with bloody gules?".: That same;
square of linen and the pair of stockings,
of "incarnate" silk showing ? still darker
stain have remained ever since among the]
treasured possessions' of the ?apair fanU
.-. For a? time, then, the heart was safe at
Mefchistom It was embalmed and-'in?
closed iii a little steel case "made of the
blade of Montrose's sword; the case-was.
placed' in a fine gold filigree box. which
had; belonged to John Napier, the inven?
tor' of rogarithms; and thevbbx in its turn
was deposited "in a silver um.
Before very long,, however, Lady Napier
dispatched the casket by some faithful
hand to the young Marquis of Montrose,
. who, .with Lord Napier and .others of . the
onn?ction, was'still living in exile in Hot
land, and here begins the first part of Jjts
adventures, of which, unfortunately, no
record now* remains.
For many years the'heart was complete?
ly lost sight of, and any. hope of ever re?
gaining it had long been given up,. whehVa?
friend of the Napier family recognized- the:
gold filigree box enclosing^ the steel case
among a collection of curiosities in Hoi-:
land; He .purchased the relic at once and
returned it to Merchiston, at that time
the property of Francis, the fifth Lord
Napier. .There for a second time the. heart
reposed, but not for long. On the death
of the fifth Lord Napier it passed into the.
keeping of his only surviving daughter^
Hester, afterward. Mrs Johnston.
Some years after her marriage Mrs John?
ston was on a voyage to India: with her
husband, her little, son, and all their
household goods, when their ship, which
formed part of the fleet under Commodore
Johnston, was attacked by a French
-frigate, and a stiff fight ensued. Mr John?
ston busied himself with four of the guns
upon the quarter deck, while his wife? who
had refused to go below, remained beside
him, a heroically obstinate figure, holding
by the one hand her little boy, and in the
other a thick velvet reticule, into which
she had hurriedly crammed all the things
she valued most, including, of course, the
heart, %In the middle of the fight a splin?
ter struck Mrs Johnston on the arm,
wounding her severely. The velvet reti?
cule gave little protection-to its precious
contents, and the gold filigree box was
completely shattered, but the inner steel
case remained unharmed. It must have
been some consolation to Mrs Johnston
that, when the attacking frigate retired;
the English commodore left the flag ship
and came on board the Indianman to offer
his thanks and congratulations to the lady
and her husband, who had set the crew
so gallant an example.
Arrived in India, it was easy to find a
clever goldsmith, who constructed another
gold filigree box in place of the one broken,
also a silver urn like the original. On the
outside of the um was engraved in two
native dialects a short account of Mon?
trose's life and death. The um soon came
to be regarded by the natives as something
uncanny, and the report spread that it was
a talisman, and that its owner would
never be wounded or taken prisoner in bat?
tle. So one is. not surprised to learn that
before long the urn and its contents were
stolen, and in spite of every effort could
not be traced. Mrs Johnston, however,
discovered after some time that it had
been sold for a large sum of money to a
powerful chief in the neighborhood of Ma?
dura.
/
r'^It.-was training.,or.-ene;, irow^sg?
boy, who h^^stood besMe his parents dur~.;'r?5
;1ngV;the attack^.on.'-the Indiaman to:^pend-:?|
four months'.o'f every year with a- nafiw^^
-chief* in order to "learn- .someth?ng';o?;.:.t3j?|?^
language and native methods of,'huiitt^*?g"
and-shooting. While on a sporting e^q^- ' ^
ditton the poy distinguished Mmsett.^r^?
warding off the attack of a wi?d ;hx^^f
whereupon, the-chief; to show hisapppai?a*^^
tion of the performance'prom?sed,' in.ttra<?i^
Oriental fashion, to .give the I?d -practt??-^^
ly anything heichose to ask. As . th?? cb?is^^^
was the purchaser of the uTn,Jy?izhg;jRc?ii^^^
sion naturally begged, that ; th^3ftp^3?r^^
property might ba . handed bac^->^"::h?tf^^a
The chief made a generous speech -iafre?^^
ply, explaining that when '-he- bought
urn and its contents he had no idea,-thaf?sp
j they were stolen goods, and a.?!p^Bg ^???^^^
I "one brave man should always* ?attehd^^^
the" wishes'bf " another; brave'mk^^t?atr^^
ever his religion or "bis . race might ?c5^^
therefore .he considered :it?h?^^.>^}|??^^
fil the- wishes of ;the: :a>ray%'ii^*^M^^^
heart was in -the-uni;.^dvWh?se^W?^.^R^^
been thathis heart:.-should: be>k^'*9^3??^^
descendants."^A<?ordmg^rt^^;%?^^^^^
turned, home laden with; gifts:<^:M^56^^^
for himself\?od;. his. mother, ^a^caJtr^^^
with him the urn and a letter of a?w?Qgyi^^
from Irs late custodian. The" death .ofr^Niif^^g
liberal-minded chief forms an mterjes?^i^^
sequel to tins adventure of the :heart.^Hay^^^
ing rebelled against the Nabob, of AT^jigggffi
he was taken by English -troops, s^y3?&?M
and many of his family were, execs??C^^
, When the chief was told he would. be-"pjbo*|s
to death he referred to the story c^'Moat;^^
rose, and said that as there-war. sometniBf^^
alike in the manner of their dying, soySt||p
hoped that af ter death his . ^ttenda^^^S
would preserve his heart, as the hear^^^S
Montrose had been pies?pr'^--'-f?i^ta^S^^B
generations to "honor. ? " '-'''''-'?i'-^^L
; The Johhston'fan^y^t?rn?d- twiBaix^^i^
in 1792. Being In France at the rim^j^3?^SIg
the Revolutionary Government comp&?&?=0$
all persons to give up their gold and st?se^^S
plate and jewels, Mrs 7ohnston>-.^tr<iiij?^^
the silver urn, with Its enclosures^ttoiyS^^
Englishwoman living at 34ulogne,>^lil^^g
promised to keep it "hidden until :4t 'cqq??^^
be safely conveyed back to Engl?^d^t?^^
the woman died ;soon.;aftefward^pM^^^^3j
that tims nothing has been seen'^r jiSwi^M
of the heart of Montrose, ^ ^ j-^r* ;-#^^^B
There would -appear to be "Tittle^ hope" o^B
the ultimate recovery of the re?fc; yetV|
stranger thingst have^happe^
be that even after the^laps?^phehundiia^^^
years the heart of itne : Graham . m?yC^im?^g
TUBERCULOUS C<>WS J>A&G*^V?F^
Prof Koch's Dictum C?ntrojrertedta
inawyaa Eia*wn#ps . , ' C:
(From the Baltintw?Sun.) :.
Prof Koch's ?lc^jm:^a0^?S^^i
losls of cows is~ not rransmissfbl%(i<
or child is.v controverted in . Gernrafc
elsewhere, > with; virtual unanimity^
^Virchow opposes the"-5Ti?w:{;^pJfife
bacteriologist - andr?is^?om?o???ed5'^^
Johne, professor of pathological ana
at. VeterinaryCollegeof Dresden^?!
essay, . Just published, Dr Jo^n^^i^s
,* 3fc i^
cow3 that
"'tuberculosis ., aiaong : cWldrei?^5|^
his point the Doctor mentions, ihe^ca
a veterinaryv.r^suTgeon;^^w?c^^ta^l
thumb while dissecting ja' /'di^^^^
Six months later tubercxdosis^-nianif
.itself m 'th
ward tuberculous bacilli weyej?xmd^i
sputum. The surgeosi^died of cons-om*
and "at the -postTnicrtem;*i^exaB^^
the Doctor adds, "a .consider^JfejnijB
of similar bacilli were found ln'"the^
I of the deceased's thumb.-:^tie^cc??^
ls ""that the n?c?lus ot bovine rubelen
ls. a/^
power, which Is perhaps less danger?t
a germ ^ infection;'
human beings^ofgood health .^d^iit
powers of resistance, but- that;it.is;.a?
more destructive to the tender ^rgifc
of a chHd . or to theporjgan?n^^
grown-up persons who have -weakf??ff
tutions, or who-are:ifl-fea^S|^???
: not. so .capable- .of. res^i|?^^^?^
TBJS MYSTERY or sz^KP-wkiu?
Scientists ar? Still lfiuu^?wiBi
Phase? of it-A'^Cl?t?crtii^'-'
Exp?rience?.
;(From1 ^e<michiha?:^c
? ^Sleep^walkfa
derst?od now - than; ?ormc
chol?gists, are '?oti
regard to^
a :.N?w -Tork^phjsici?n.-". '
^c?nt caises,.'-t^
walking: ten jnilesto- visit-hls^?
of an even, --more ;reont4;cas?i: s
young lady walking three in?es.
night in her night :g?wn?^ ""
enlngr/ upsets many, of the?pxevij?
cepted. theories. . It had- been.; thou
exposure: to intense-iK^Id -r?^'^w?
tense heat would awaken thersleepy
er, but in rthese cases"?-wMcfc^ar?fwt
; th?nticated, it appears that?tms^r*"
while correct,' possibly, .in.-? " _
always soi.: J ?'. . i;??'?^-*v?i
?' wIn my early days,-wnen^irxe*^'^
tures at a- medical college ;in^35a
with : some other medic * J
I nessed one of "the* famous^
Cases that is quoted^m
ard" books. One. night we^weref"
along lexington street, ^wh?reit^
ington street market '. is. located^,.*
our; party, called . attention"*?-, v?-.r
figure; dad in , white, on the' roof
market building. It proved: fo<be".
a giri about ll years - of rA
She, had: lost a, canary:; "
noon before, "which was
eaves of the roof of- the m
Darkness came on, howeoeaS^
thoroT-gh" search : for y the, ?vbtrcFtj
in?de,. a?drit was givens 'apps
went to bed,^ and during the-mg
bed and ?returned td- the.rnaiket^^ggg
and climb?d to its roof
. '.This In itsdf 'was ;not .a?.
for there was a series pfisheds^
to lt.- She walked the entire^-l
one side of the market, .al?
treme edge-of'the roof. :*:&t^vjK?".
it seemed she would step over the<5
and. had she done so she wouldji
have been killed. .
"Our party divided up, and.
the leading physician of '
climbed to the roof and seited'
She awoke the -instant he - fco*
and it was wifh the greatest;.
that he could keep her frbm";?aH
while in jier sleep, she appeared-t?>
expert, she was a very pc<>r<?imoeip
awake. It was a clear case -iof^^s*
walking, - and had she gone ten
farther she. would have f^u?t?r-tbe,
which had. roosted for the Vnighfes?^
rain gutter which ran al?ng*.?c&-?
and where It was found a few :
afterward. Sleep-walking is mucki
! frequent than is ? generally uno"
? though, as a rule, it is confined-; X<t
dren. I have known of several "eas
. adults who would take walks in -_
sleep as often as once a week."-".
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SAVED BY THE MASONIC SIGN??p|
(From the American:.'T^?et^W^
During the memorable raid that "
army made on Petersburg; Va, .<
2. 1S65, when Dee's lines were " broto
young Confederate, officer lay on "
severely wounded, and ( wheiv
moment's warning, a company of
cavalry rode down towards him. ra
galop, he saw death staring him
face. His first thought was that:,
there might be a Mason among th
he gave che signal of distress vknb
to Masons. Then the Federal captains
quickly to his side, dismounted and. j
ed 'the company in the centre, without-:
lesting the man in the least. He-?1'
qtiickly picked up, though a prisoned
taken to the rear and tenderly cared;
and in the course of time entirely jre
ered his health. Brother H. W. iS?a?
of Rockwell, Tex, a prominent phi
Is anxious to learn the name and i
dence of the officer who saved' hisT__
answer to a Masonic sign, and asks
this item be published in att ?i

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