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.L, PAGE 2 PALATKA DAILY NhWS THURSDAY, MARCH 24092 POCAHONTAS NOT REAL NAME T" I Literally Meant "Tomboy" and Given to Indian Child as i Terra of Ridicule,, Was The atory of John Smith and Toca bontaa Is known to everyone who hus attended school la the United States, ' but few know that the name Pocahon tas was only a aickname, and meant M unpoetlcal J thing as "tomboy." Her real name was Ma-ta-oka. When aha was about tea or eleven years old she was engaged In turning "a series of handsprings at the door of her father's hat. He was the chief of the tribe, and was known as Pow-ha-tun, al though his roil name was A-bun-so-na-cook. Ra-bon-ta, an Indian runner, came leaping through the forest with a message for the chief, lie turned the corner of thj hut just as the little daughter of the chief niadebne of her most vigorous wheels. Her Hying feet struck him in the chest and knocked blm down. Indians dearly love a rough joke, and a great shout of laughter went up, although the chief was anything but pleased, and called his duughter sharp- . tj to him. "This Is not maiden's play," be said. "Will you never cease to be a po-ca-hun-tas?" The children caught up the name, and It clung to the little girl ever afterward. The English changed the spilling a bit, but the name has come, ;own in history almost as It was given away back in 1007. why Jonek instanft . failed U trains ow sary to Jra ' Chang Smoked Pipe. LI Hung Chang was the first to pay me a visit In my capacity of minister Of finance,1 Count Sergius Witte late Kossian diplomat, -writes in the World's Work. When we had taken our tea, I inquired of LI Uung Chang Whether he did not want to smoke. He emitted a sound not unlike tbe out the counTf'ehitUJrff a horse. Immediately two their, appearance!? grcame runni from tne Vtnlinrnn Tlion homin R. Salter, the public. oklngi u Hung grown up utn we Jon inhllllng nn(J ex. mcn which are:ohile his attendants es of the manjnted the narghile, vhinh are: it from his moutll. midgets, includii ws apparent that etes, the Speck to impress me 1 1 1 did not pay the .-. these stubborn , me yiuut-euiiift. Mack s guidance, gns of intellig.mrantee our - "House of Ch.L- 0ur policy is me unique ui esented by man ay.' ransformists of 1 for its mysti linitial perfonr11 Fountains." Mcr slippodrome tons; of id Service QUEER CUSTOMS OF AFGHANS, People Eat Only With the" Right Hand Animal Life of Every Descrip tion Held Sacred. The average Afghan has no particu lar fondness for wine or spirits. Tobacco raised in the land is of in ferior quality; the better sorts are Imported from 1'ersia, Russia, India and Egypt. Amir Hubblbullah Khan nlways had a good private stock of Havana cigars. Both young and old people take snuff. Tea, sweetened nnd unsweetened, is the favorite drink and Is consumed In prodigious quantities. When you go to see an Afghan, you can hardly es cape before swallowing four or five cups of tea ; It Is, therefore, no trilling gastronomic feat to pay several visits In one afternoon, the more so if he polite host (with a view of honoring the European guests) has the tea served in big Russian glasses. The right hand is always used in eating and drinking, the left hand be ing considered unclean. Dogs, though numerous and useful, are looked upon as unclean, and pious people never touch them. Animals that go badly lame on the march or camels that got snowbound in the mountain passes are abandoned to their fate. Afghans never kill such nnimnls, as we might do, to put them out of their misery. They believe that the lives of nil living things are In the hands of Allah, and that man sins if he presumes to interfere with the Su preme Will. Afghans will not evon kill flens or other vermin ; they merely pick them off and throw them away ! Frederick Simpich and "Haji Mirza Hnrsein" in the National Geographic Magazine. li e do BETTER Machine Work Wnen you need machine work, bring it to us for prompt service. No job too large for us to successfully handle, and none too small to receive our prompt attention. C. A. AMES Howell Bids. Palatka, Fla. 3 J I f -V 1 ... , JES if V-n y our ances 4SLSr.TE SHOWING A SPLEN- ves, auto racer. Ilefields a new aDISpLAY OK N K W rSsILORED HATS pty. . CER TOdiE r .or ajrerry ed $3.50 to $7.00 AX'tr. RR A PLEASURE TO HAVE ALL THE CALL AND SEE THE NEW STYLES. MRS. TILLMAN dTHE STORE OF COURTESY AND RIGHT PRICE' Suit Cases and Travelling Bags At 25 Per Cent. Reduction If you intend to travel, save 25 per cent on your suit case and traveling bags by buying here during tjiis special sale. We also have, a large stock of trunks which we are selling at a big reduction. CONGOLEUM We are showing a large assortment in dif ferent colors and grades at 90c yard up. carrya complete stock of furniture. WHERE BUNGLER DOES HARM Always Makes a Mesa of His Own Life and Too Frequently the Lives of Others. Bunglers are frequently talkers above their ability to perform. To be sure they want to he rated well among their friends and frequently go to the limit In telling others what they are going to do. That's how George got Into the hospital. It seems George and another colored chap did the gar dening on a certain man's estate in the Middle West. One morning George didn't turn up. The master went to Sam and said : "Sam, where's George?" "In de hospital, sah." "In the hos pital; how did that happen?" "Well, you see," replied Sam, "George is mar ried and he's be'n telling me for a long time as how he's goln' to lick his wife, 'cause her naggin', and yisttldy she done hear him at It. Dat's all." And how many there are like him. They are going to turn the world npslde down until they meet face to face with the fnets. After the bunglers get in their work it's Impossible for anyone else to make a good Job of it. They take perfectly good reputations and leave them pretty poor examples of what Is good. No wood -butcher ever made a bigger mess of good lumber than has many a bun gler made of other people's lives. And these artists even bungle tip their own lives. They get their heads full of no tions that lead to folly. Like guns, they go off half-cooked and the dam- . age can never he repaired. Careless' j of the facts, they frequently make as- I sertlons that are far from true and I act according to what you expect of sucn creatures. Every eltort anuea seems to add to the confusion. Grit Painfully Thrilling Game. ' The natives of the Philippine islands have a game known as "slapping." It is played by two men. . Both are nude, and after tossing a shell to de termine who is "it," one of them, the "It" man, tukes a seat on a log in such a manner as to expose his right thigh. He then lights a cigarette and endeavors to maintain an air of con temptuous indifference. The other man steps back so as to get a good swing, and then slaps with his hand with every ounce of strength ne can put Info it. The report souads like a pistol shot. A judge examines the spot where the blow fell. If a Wood blister is shown that is, if the blood can be seen just under the skin the victim has no chance to come back at his antagonist. " If it does not show, then he can swing at the other fellow. The Characterless Derby. The derby was as void of character as an iron pot, yet Mr. Howells wore It for a time. Can one fancy Mark Twain in a derby hat? Walt Whit man always wore a broad-brimmed, gray, soft-felt hat. One thinks of Lin coln with a stovepipe hat on, as he wore this In most of his pictures. Koosevelt liked a wide-brimmed felt 'at, like that of the cowuoys. While he was President I once saw him go ing to church with a shining Bilk bat on his head. The first time I saw Em erson he had on a stovepipe hat, one much the worse for wear. He proba bly never wore any other kind. John Burroughs, In the Dearborn Independ-, ent. "Let B. & B. DO IT." 3-9-tf Strictly first class automo bile washing and polishing. BUICK SALES AND SERVICE STATION The Fairness of William Penn and "The Velvet Kind" Satisfaction The New "Cream of Ice Creams9 .1 1 11 W7'M - was tne policy on wnicn wiiiia fTi 1 1 VI .1 T 1i C .1 1 1 JL dill Li- clUCU Willi H1C XUUlclllO 1U1 L11C AcliijW-JVPg now jrennsyivania, nence tne colonists oiyt c v lis land enjoyed tranquillity and peace for evf Satisfaction has ever been the only roipd which commerce and service can xw ai prosper. 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