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JUMBO'S HEART IS ON FILE.
by Corn*11 University Treasured Which Has Ho Glass far Large Enough to Receive It. The largest heart In the world, which once beat In the generous bosom of a Jumbo, the great elephant, is one of the treasures of the museum in the depart ment of nei-io'ogy at Cornell university, says the New York World. The heart, is eo large that there is no glass jar large enough to receive It, so It capnot take its place in the ranks of other hearts which stand on record in the museum. ! Instead, it rests in a barrel stowed away in the cellar of the museum waiting its turn for dissection. When tt is finally dissected by the students it will be de stroved Jumbo's heart is 98 times as large as I the average human heart. It now weighs : 36% pounds, after having stood several years in alcohol. A human heart, which ! weighs a little more than a pound. soal ed in alcohol for the same length of time, weighs ten ounce.. ! The human heart is less than sir , Inches long. Jumbo's is 28 Inches long j and 24 inches wide. The ordinary heart will go inside the main artery of Jum bo's heart. The walls of the artery are five-eighths of an inch thick and the walls of the ventricle are three inches thick. A Japanese Soldier's Luggage. Lieut. G. S. Turner, Tenth United States infantry, who accompanied some Japanese troops in a three days' recon Qoissançe south and cast of Peking, says: 'Each soldier carried on his person 100 rounds of ammunition, an overcoat for bedding, a haversack, water bottles and three days' rations. The ration consist ed of rice and dried fish. The soldiers, however, depended mainly on the coun try for their subsistence. I am of the opinion that in a country where there was no foraging the amount of food car ried would be insufficient. Before leav ing camp each morning the food for din ner is prepared and packed in a ration box made of lacquered wood, similar ln shape to our meat ration can. and con sists of rice, dried fish and sometime* small pieces of aut'en or beef." Ciever Ecj Thief. It was found the ober day in Lon don, that a stolen -.eg. which failed to identify its owner, had b'en dosed with aniseed by the thief. Aniseed destroys , the sense of smell temporarily. The dog did not recover for two or three days. GOOD INCOMES AS AGENTS. Life Insurance Work a Profitable Field for Women, Says One Bn tbnelaatic Feminine Solicitor. Life Insurance work offers a profita ble field to women nowadays. If she be bright and energetic Ehe easily can real ize an income of $6,000 a year. Her com mis ions depend entirely on her own en deavors. "The possibilities for women in the ; life Insurance are limitless," said one of i the best known women workers. "With all the women that are working at It now It still is a practically unworked field. "From my experience ln the business I should say that it is the best possible line for a woman to enter. She is abso lutely Independent, and, best of all, she knows she is making money. Further more, she is able to lift herself out Of the j rut of woman's occupations in genera!. "In life insurance a woman has the most broadening experience. Sir meets all classes of people. In a short time she develops new faculties. She learns to read human nature, which is the telling part of the business. For her own benefit I should advise any young girl or woman whose circumstances compel her to earn her own living to grasp these excellent opportunities." * I VIXENISH WOMEN OF COREA. Ever Heady to Slap a Handful of Stars Into Eyes of Hue bands or Tourists. The women of the commonalty are voluble and vixenish, and ever ready to slap a handful of Biars into the eyes of a husband—or into those of a timid and shrinking lourist—should the occasion arise, savs Outing Th? werr. en of ihe ; upper class are rigorous!) excluded l from masculine eyes and a hearty vote of thanl s is due the commi.tee who fathered this unwritten law. The dainty little Japanese mustree, teetering along in sandals or on wooden geta. is a genu ine reliel to the eye after a view of the uncomely German female, and it is a pleasing ;e fe lon hat Nippon is slow ly but surei; spreading her standard over the hermit rt3lm. Until Coresn boys are married and acquire tee : : eodc dignity of the top- j knot, their hair is worn girl fashion in twin plaits down their backs. So much ; do they resemble girls that it is some- j times difficult to determine the sex. and ' one Is often' ires nncommoniv sun r'sed to ebserv: v :.at he is positive ate two girls sprawling and viciously fighting in j a Corean street. BLOOD IN THE BEARINGS. Hindoo Thlevaa Would Hot Steal the "Dootorod" Oil Used In Amer ican Machinery. The prejudice against blood that is a P art of the religion of the Hindoos has been made to serve a useful pur P° se - When the American engineers were building an electric power sLa tion ln the My8ore territory in south ern * ndla they found that something was " Ion = '■ •.n the lubrica.ion of the mat h.tier;. . ue on disappeared. They ! discovered tha: a Hindoo must by his religion, ta! e a pe..odleaI bath in oil. The wod l men ban drained the bear ings for bltn ng P ur Poses. How to stop the .ineving was a puz zling problem until tome one solved It. I The H " ,0 doe3 not cat meat and : he wiU not odch aaytaln 8 tba * has blood or l, ' re f, an , imals ! were kil ed ' tbere / ore ; a °d blood was «^PP* 1 into , tbe b ? ir " g8 ' There was "° more stealing o. o 1, however many ! ° tber thin S 8 were stolen , The Hereros, now In rebellion against j Germany, have a pretty fair opinion of themselves and of their chief. One of their songh begins: 'What is the king of England, what is the king of Ger many compared with thee, O Mahereo, first amoLg all priLccs? Have they so many cattle as thou? No! Who is so mighty as art thou?" The Hereros de sspise Europeans. The name for a Eu pean is "otyirumbo"—"white thing." Tally cards at Getchell's. Haviland Chiua at Getohell,s. I The DEWEY DAIRY ËïfPurc Cream and Milk delivered every morniug to Silver City and other c imps. , - Bottle System Adopted. Proprietor A. W. McCLUNG, RE-OPENED! MRS. 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