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NORWICH BULLETIN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 1909,
tl COAL AND LUMBER. SE1 You don't get a pound of dirt with every shovelful of COAL you buy from us. No ! ALL COAL is mors or less dirty when it leaves the mine; but every pound Is well H screened before we deliver it. 'Phone. Th3 Edw. Cha?p3ll Co. NORWICH. CONN. Tree Burning Kinds and LeMgS ALWAYS IN STOCK. A. D. LATHROP, Office cor. Market and Shetucket Sts. Telephone 168-12. Branch Office Lewis', Shannon Bldg. oct29d LUMBER The best to be had and at the right prices, too. Remember we always carry a big line of Shingles. Call us up and let us tell you about our stock. 13. F. & A. J. DAWLEY mailid J. A. K02GAN & SON. Coal and Lumber We carry a well selected line of all sizes family coal. Lumber for build ing purposes. 6 Central Wharf. Tel. 884 septlSd GOAL "d C. H. HASKELL , 489 'Phones 402 37 Franklin St. 68 Thames St. Janl2d Trunks, Bags and Suit Cases In a Iar;e variety. Also Blanfc etc, Robes, Whips, Etc., at lowest prices. The Shstucket Harness Co., Alice Bldg., 321 Mala St. dec5d fTtLLETIN POINTERS NEWMARKET HOTEL, 715 Boswell Ave. First-class wines, liquors and cigars. Veais and Welch rarebit servec to aider. John Tuckie. Prop. Tel. 43-6. HAM AND CHEESE. The best piece in Norwich to buy Pressed or Minced Ham or any klnl of Cheese Is at Mrs. Thumm'j, 71 Franklin Street Others nave learned to buy of no one else. A trial order will make you a permanent customer. 1647 Adams Tavern 3CG1 fitter to the public the finest standard brands of Beer of Europe and America. Bohemian, Pilsner, Culmbach Bavarian eer. Bass' Pale, and Burton. Muelr's Bcoteh Ale, Guinness" Dublin Stout, C. & C. Imported Dinger Ale. Bunker Hill P. B. Ale, Frank Jones' Nourish ing Ale. Sterling Bitter Ale. Anheuser, Budweleer, Schllta and Pabet, A. A. ADAM. Korwlch Towa. Telephone 447-12. octtd A FEW BARGAINS in Gray Switches Combs and Barrettes Toilet Requisites Fannie M. Gibson, Tt 805. Room 20, Shannon Building. JanlGd JOSEPH BRADFORD, Book Binder. Blank Books Made and Ruled to Order. 103 BROADWAY. Telephone 252. octlOd DO IT NOW and don't wait until tne last minute. I'm referring to plumbing or gasfltting. . BENTON DIBBLE. 46 Asylum St jytM A FARMER'S TALK TO FARMERS. The North Pole Moves Down The First Lamb Born in the Open to a Cold World The Oddest Thing in Life is How Some Things Do Happen and Some Don't Things Which Cannot be Lost Sheep Know What's Good for 'Em Instinct Beats Reason for Ani malsAn Illustrative Instance. (Written specially for The Bulletin.) Well, winter's struck on, according to present appearances. Up in this Upck of the woods the last two months have been more like the second season of JSova Scotian climate, as once de scribed by a native. They had but two real seasons there, he said; "six months winter and six months d d late in the fall." It's been neither sum mer nor winter, but quite "late in the lau ror tne last eight or ten weeks, i But this morning our old friend of the ' North Pole has arrived. As I write, j it is snowing and sleeting outside; the wind is blowing; In vindictive guests; already nearly a foot of snow blankets I my garden and is drifted two or . three feet deep along; the fences. Oc ' casionally a wing of the gale back ; lashes over my old-fashioned, big throated chlmney-top.and whirls a cur I rent down, momentarily reversing the draft and sending- a curl of smoke out from the stove. Then the fire takes a fresh hold and roars the wrond-headed zephyr boisteronsly back up the chim ney. On ye it's winter, sure enough, the first real winter's morning and tiav we've had. And up at the barn my first lamb, about two hours old, is shivering and bleating and, presum ably, thinking thaj, this Is a cold, cold world for lambs as well as folks. I guess he'll "make a live of It." Old Mrs. Kvve la tending right up to t.itn. and he seems to have ideas of his own, already, about the proper business ot lambs. But It made me laugh with a curious mixture of amusement and disgust whea I opened the barn-doors this morning and looked out into the yard. You see, last evening it was mild and seeme.l to promise nothing more than a bit of rain. The barnyard has two sheds open on one side, off one of which Is the inclosed sheep-fo,ld. It has been so warm, thus far, that I have not shut the sheep Into their fold, nights. It is oi n so they can go Into It If they please, or can roam about tha yard, if they prefer that. But if there Is a promise of lambs on the horizon I mean to shut them in over night and during storms. Probably I do just that about six times out of seven. But that seventh time, when I've miscalculated or misread the weather, when I've left the sheepfold door open into the yard and a sudden change starts a howling snow-storm during the night, or sends the ther mometer down below zero that sev enth time Is the one which a lamb will invariably pick out to appear on. And this morning, when I was wakened by the snow and sleet thrashing against my bedroom windows. I said to mvself. with a conviction that would have given odds of at least two to one against any opposing gambler: "Bet you there's a lamb." And rhere was; right out In the yard, too. He was on a Ktraw-y and com paratively dry oasis amid the snow, and under a corner of a roof. But the snow was sifting almost everywhere, and the wind was whipping viciously nround t;e post. , And he wasn't en Joying life not one little bit. I called the ewe Into the closed pen, and he followed. There they are now. Guess they'll both pull through; If they don't, as the young doctor said after a rather unlucky case: "I've saved the old man anyhow." Theoretically, I don't believe In luck. Practically, I cuss it and discuss it very mucn as other folks do. Out of about a hundred winter lambs I've had come during the last few years nearly eighty have been born during howling snowstorms or in the midst of a below zero "cold snap," when the environment has made necessary about four times as much worry and bother as if they had come in sensible weather. of course It Jsn't "luck;" how can it be when there isn't any such thing as -luck?" But manifestly I'm not re sponsible for It. And it would really seem a little impertinent to charge up nuch trivial happenings to Providence. We're quite as much inclined to over work Providence by loading the re sponsibility for our bad fortune on it as we are to overwork this non-existing but pesky "luck." Granting that there's no such thing as luck," and granting that Providence isn't changing the laws of the universe every little while to help us or bat us over the head; granting that every thing happens in accord with an un varying scheme of cause and effect a sequence so universal and so certain that we call it "law" granting all this, it's the oddest thing in life how some tilings happen and some things don't happen. If I lose or mislay some small thing I am almost "certain-sure" to find it asrain. I've got so I never worrv about losing ny knife. I've got one now with a broken blade and a cracked handle and a wornout spring th? t I can't lose I've dropped it in the hayfield and the following winter found it in the litter at the bottom cf the cow manger. I've dropped it in the road and had it lie LIVE NEWS FROM TOLLAND COUNTY. TURTOVILLE. Interest in Rumored Removal of Silk Business to Westerly Change in Station Agents. Local interfst Is aroused by the in clination of A. G. Turner locating his silk business in Westerly, as reported. Mr. Turner, accompanied by Supt. Walter J. Costello, has examined the Solway mill property and It is under stood found the building adapted lor the silk business. This is looked upon by many as putting the finishing touches upon the doom of this hamlet. Report is current that Trustee M. E. Lincoln has in view a possible cus tomer for the entire P. W. Turner & Cor's bankrupt property. Should this FJe be effected, cause Is shown why the talked of removal to Westerly. New Station Agent. Station Agent F. L. White will fin ish his duties here Feb. 1st and will 'be succeeded by a X. Y., N. H. and H. R. R. agent from Baltic. BOLTON. Card Parties Dance Grange Visita tion. Miss Mary Doane and Miss Annabell Post entertained the Ladies' Whist club at their home Wednesday after noon, assisted by Mrs. K. H. Warfield. The highest scores were made by Miss Maude E. White and Mrs. J. W. Phelps, the lowest by Miss Mary Doane. Mr. and Mrs. John H. Masscy gave a dance and card party last week Fri day evening at the brick hall at the Center. Guests were present from Manchester and Gllead. STV! Xo"n Jioltoa grange accept there, unseen by seven dozen passing boys for a ween., only to be scrunched up into plain sight by a buggy wheel just two minutes before I came along to see it and pick it up. Last summer it dropped through a hole in my pocket somewhere in three acres oi garden. I found it again. If I Iobs a pencil or a pair of gloves or an old bolt, they'll turn up all right. If I don't find 'em myself somebody else will and return 'em to me. But two years au a little notebook disappeared, in which I had jotted down records and sugges tions about various more or less per nickety garden crops during a dozen years' growing experience .with tneiii, a book of more practical worth to me than any six volumes in my library and not so much as a torn corner of a leaf from it has ever since appeared. Perhaps ten years ago a good watcn Hopped out of my vest pocket while I was cultivating corn. I missed it at the end of the row it must have fallen In, for I had looked at it before start ing Old Sorrel off on the row, and I noticed the broken chain dangling as I turned at the further end. But a long search failed to find it and I've never seen it since. If a thing is of little Importance or value and I lose it I am fairly sure to find it again. But it it Is of real value, then good-bye. Of course this isn't "luck." But what in goodness" name shall we call it? As the theater programmes some times say, please assume a lapse of about nineteen and a half minutes be tween that last word and the paragraph following. rve just waaea up to tne Darn again to take a look at the little buster. His mother has called him out of the fold, and he Is lying, apparently perfectly comfortable, on the straw under the open shed, again. Some years ago, when I was more certain than I am now that I know more of a sheep, I should have dragooned him back and fastened him in where neith er of them could get out Into the snow. But. the longer I live, the more firm i.i my conviction that I know what I want better than a sheep. And, "pari passu," the longer I live the more firm grows my conviction that sheep know what's good for them bet ter than I do. If they want to eat weeds and bushes instead of good hay, it's because weeds and bushes are bet ter for them. Let 'em have the stuff. If they want to lie out in the open shed, where the wind blows and the snow sifts a little, and there's plenty of fresh air, why, let 'em. I've lost one or two sheep by trying to take care of 'em, my way. I haven't lost one, yet, bylettlng them take care of themselves, as nearly as is possible under domestication. Indeed, the more I see of animals the more I am convinced that they are very different from humans and aren't wisely managed on lines which would be pood policy for humans. Whatever "instinct" may be. and I don't care a straw for the naturalists' discussions over Its approach to or divergence from reason whatever it may be, it is a safer guide to follow in treating the animals, wliich have it than our reason is. Some years ago, a certain experiment station undertook to "coddle" its herd of cows along some hew feeding and stabling fad ideas. One of the professors, a farm raised lad, got permission to make a little '"speriment" of his own. So he picked out a fairly good cow. not one of the best nor one of the poorest, and proceeded to treat her as nearly the way she wanted as he could find out. She had her choice of feeds, and was finally feiven that which she seemed to like the best and ate up the cleanest, which happened to be mostly farm roughage cornstalks, straw, hay. etc. She had her choice of a box-stall or an open shed, bat tened on one side and the endb. She preferred the shed and stayed in it. She went out to the brook for water when she pleased, regardless of the weather. The other cows had scien tifically compounded rations, and run ning water in their stablm, and were never let out if it stormed, and were curried once a day and blanketed If there was a hard frost, and so on and on. And that little red cow out In tha open shed, that cold winter, did bet ter than the coddled herd averaged, came to the spring in better shape, gave more milk and made more but ter, and produced the finest calf of the whole bunch. We men and women don't know it all, yet. Those of us who think they do, usually know rather less than their fair share. If I want my horses and cows and sheep and hens and cats to be healthy and happy, I humblv try to find out what they want, and do cilely get it for them. If I can. Which is a course all the mighty muck-a-mucks of tho breeders' associations will cry out against as heretical, not to say Idiotic. Well, let 'em I can say "Bah" as loud as they can say "Boh." THE FARMER. THREE COUNTIES. ed the invitation of Andover grange to be with them at their meeting Monday evening, when officers were installed. Gilcad grange was Invited to unite with them and a party of thirty at tended. An excellent supper was serv ed. Mrs. Mary Warner Is ill at her home. Mrs. Jennie Bolton and Mrs. C. S. Hutchinson of Hartford were recent guests of their aunt, Mrs. Maryette Hutchinson. G1LEAD. Rev. P. R. Day of Hartford occupied the pulpit here Sunday. Twenty members of Hebron grange attended the installation of officers of Andover grange at Andover Monday evening. H. A. Spafard has recently moved his sawmill to F. R. Post's lot. The L. A. S. met Wednesday after noon with Mrs. A. W. Hutchinson. H. E., R. E. and E. W. Buell were in Andover Monday. Hebron grange installed officers Fri day evening. State Deputy Barber did the work. A number from this place attended the meetings of the state grange at Hartford last week. UNION. Mrs. Mary Dodge has returned to Southbridge for treatment for her eyes. Mrs. George Towne and son, Ed mond, are visiting Mrs. Towne's son, Raymond, in Norfolk, Ct. Anson Reed of Worcester visited his brother, L. M. Reed, the past week. C. L. Chism of Stafford callad on friends in town last Friday. It is expected that Rev. Mr. S. Se combe of Boston will preach at the Congregational church next Sunday at 11 o'clock. CHESTNUT HILL McGlaulin Plaoe Sold 'to New York Purchaser School Visitor on His Rounds. - Thomas McGlaulin has sold his place on Pine Btreet to Mr. Gold of New York. Mr. McGlaulin retains posses sion of the house until May 1st, when he and Mrs. McGlaulin will move to Pennsylvania to reside with their daughter. Hubert P. Collins and his brother, William A. Collins, Jr., were in Hart ford Thursday in attendance at the meeting of the dairymen of the state. Mr. and .Mrs. George H. Champlin, Mr and Mrs. E. F. Hutchinson, Hubert P. Collins, Miss Nellie Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Hutchins and William H. Bliss attended the state grange meet ings in Hartford. Mr. and Mrs. James A. Utley, Wil liam A. Lyman, Allison L. Frink and William Fries were recent Hartford visitors. Grange Officers Installed. The officers of the local grange- were Installed on Wednesday evening by Sister Hyde of Brooklyn. Mr. and Mrs. William W. Palmer are visiting friends in Manchester and Hartford. , Acting School Visitor William H. Bliss is visiting the schools of the town thi3 week. M'iss Theda Champlin, who has been ill for some days, tfc improving. J. N. Clarke was in Hartford Fri day. Miss Libble Goodrich Is caring for Mrs. Church, who lives on the Utley place, near the lake, and Is in a criti cal condition. Miss Ruth Isham Is seriously 111. Charles H. Tate, who has been con fined to the house with rheumatism, is out once more. The town meeting at Columbia on Saturday last was largely attended. GURLEYVILLE. Received Word of Death of Charles Robinson Notes. Mrs. Mai tha P. Robinson has receiv ed intelligence of the death of er brother-in-law, Charles Robinson of Barre Plains, Mass. Several from this place attended the lecture .it Mansfield Center last Friday evening. Mrs. George Copaland. from Worm wood Hill, who has been 111 for several weeks, was takan to St. Joseph's hos pital Wednesday for treatment. Mrs. Mary Royce and daughter, Gen evieve, have moved their household goods to Wllllmantlc, and will make their home w Ith Mrs. Royce's daughter, Mrs. A. E. Sumner, who has recently moved there. Miss Julia Crrvenv, from Merrow, visited at Mrs. John Wrana's over Sun day. EAGLEVILLE. Eleven Inch Ice Stored Mercury 8 Degrees Below Zero. The icehouse of the Eagle Mill com pany has been filled with eleven inch ice. Four days of excellent sleighing was the result of last Sunday's snowfalL Tuesday morning was the coldest morning of the winter, the mercury dropping to 8 below zero. Rural Carrier August R. TJnger has returned to his place on the route after n absence of a number of days due to Illness. County Commissioner Fred O. Vin ton spent a fetv days In New York city the past week, the guest of relatives. Jay E. Eaton of New York spent a few days with his family in the village recently. WiSEINGTONCOUNTY, R.I. ARCADIA. News from the Schools Mills Start Up Everett Woodmansee returned Mon day from a visit with friends at Vol untown, Plainfield, Central Village, Moosup and Oneco, Conn. Ira Hadfield has returned home af ter a month's visit with his daughters, Mrs. Walter Pierce of Arkwright and Mrs. Benjamin Albro of Hope, R. I. Andrew Matteson and his brother George are cutting market wood for Barber & Reynolds cn the Love-joy lot Charles Cherry ' and familv 'have moved from Browning Mill to "this vil lage. Carleton Smith of Wyoming, R. I., has engaged to teach the school In the Lewis district, commencing Monday. Feb. 8th. Mrs. Lydla Nuttlnar Is 111 and Is be ing cared for by Lottie Barber. Miss Phebe L. Richmond Is teaching the winter term of school in this dis trict. The -mills here resumed operations Monday after a vacation of one week. Senator George B. Reynolds is In at tendance at the general assembly in Frovidence. H0PKINT0N. 8eventh-Day Pastor Recovers from Ill ness Choir Rehearsal. Rev. L. F. Randolph has sufficiently recovered his health to resume his pastoral duties. He occupied his own pulpit in the Seventh-day Baptist church Saturday morning and preach ed at Canoncbet Saturday afternoon. Services in the First-day Baptist church have been omitted for two Sun days on account of the weather. Mrs. E. R. Allen has been visiting friends in Hope Valley. The Seventh-day Baptist choir met at the home of the organist. Miss Ma bel S. Mathewson, for practice Tues day evening. Miss Valcinia Matthieu. a former member of the choir, now of Westerly, met with them, as she was a guest of the chorister, William L. Kenyon. The storm of Sunday left the roads very Icy and many are kept at home because of smooth horses. The sleigh ing Is not good, however. A. A. Church, who styles himself Dr. Church, recently passed through the village and delivered a short ad dress to the pupils of the public school. WEEKAPAUG. Joint Meeting of W. C. T. U. Unions Deacon Collins' 82d Birthday. The ladles of the Ocean View W. C. T. U. met by invitation with the Paw catuck and Westerly union at the home of Mrs. Clarie B. Frazier, No. 54 Gran ite street. Westerly. A pleasant af ternoon was enjoyed by all. Refresh ments were served by Mrs. Frazier. Walter James has rented the farm now occupied by Edgar W. Chapman and will move there in the spring. Mr. James has been on the Davis farm for eleven years. Mrs. Charles Tucker is ill. Mrs. Raymond Barber, who has been sick at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Langworthy, is able to be about a little and. is improving slowly. Harry Noyes of Watch Hill life sav ing station visited his parents one day last week. Deacon G. T. Collins passed his 8?d birthday Thursday, Jan. 21. Mr. Col lins is quite well and able to attend to his business. Not So Very Poor. Mayor Tom Johnson of Cleveland has money enough left, despite his failure, to live in an apartment of nine rooms and two baths, costing $135 a month nnrl to rent a .araira anA irn. - - - - - - r- " ' lku ivccp one machine. There are many people in the world who would willingly fail to live thit way. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. The Prevention of Insanity. Mr. Editor: The Connecticut Socie ty of Mental Hygiene has recently is sued an appeal for more adequate pro vision for the care of the insane of the state. Charles W. I'age, M. D., super intendent of the hospital for the insane at Danvers, Mass., in his thirtieth an nual report, says: "It may be asserted that the lunatic hospital, per se, is not a remedy for insanity, in fact, as generally regarded by its inmates, it provokes inimical effects and in some cases aggravates the mental disease. And yet the hos pital is a necessity in many cases of mental disorder. Through its humane provisions the insane can be protected from their own unreason, while the evolution of natural physiological lasrs. aided by the arts of the physician, it may be, corrects the perverted pro cesses. For the most part the hospital proper bears the same relation to in sanity that a plaster splint bears to a fractured bone. The physician may render some important service, but he is greatly in the dark as to the actual requirement. The origin of the mental disorder is so obscure or so remote in the sequence of physiological events that as a rule only advanced symptoms can be subjected to treatment after the patient nas been committed to the insane hospital. Tho prevention of in sanity, rather than its cure, must be accomplished, if tills malady Is to be dealt with successfully." Dr. Page and insanity experts the world over maintain that insanity is to a large extent a preventable disease. Wouldn't the Connecticut Society of Mental Hygiene take a step in the right direction by considering measures to prevent the occurrence of insanity? We must attempt to prevent its oc currence in the same way as we at tempt to prevent the occurrence of what are called ordinarily bodily dis eases. If It be admitted that to a large extent preventable diseases exist among us in consequence of the ignor ance of the people, it is clear that we can only convert the preventable into the prevented, by the removal of that ignorance thiough a sounder education. Men must be taught that it is their duty, and not merely their Interest, to understand th? laws of health and to make them eventually the rule of their conduct. In short, we can only hope that prevontuble insanity, like other preventable diseases, will be diminish ed in amount when the education of men is so conducted as to render IVrn both intelligent and dutiful guardians of their own physical, intellectual and moral health. Says a well known writer on Insan ity: "No fact connected with insanity is more firmly established than that it largely originates directly from in herited tendencies; and, if we include all weaknesses, imperfections and dis eases rising from the same source, it may be found that more than half the insanity of the present day can be traced directly or Indirectly back to hereditary sources. Let it under stood, more and more, that disease Riid insanity come mainly from inherited cause5!; let young men and women be come thoroughhly acquainted with such facts, and it must lead to greater care fulness in forming matrimonial alli ances. When the.oommunity Is gener ally informed on this subject, inquiries wiil at once be made as to the health, the constitution and the inherited ten dencies of candidates for marriage. Such inquiries are already made in a quiet way, and they must Increase, in the very "nature of things." Sir James Coxe in a summary of the primary causes of insanity says the leading factors are "dissipation in all its forms, overwork, meagre fare, lack of ventilation, and neglect of moral culture.'' It will be seen that each one of these covers a great deal of ground. Passing by the last point nfglect of moral culture the other four constitute the chief sources of diseases of all kinds some of which terminate In mental derangement. But nearly all these great agencies, pro ductive of so much disease of body and mind, are subject to human control and can be more or less checked, if not entirely prevented. The first named, dissipation, is a fruitful ource of insanity. This may consist in drinking habits. In the use of tobacco and opiates, or in the abuse of the sexual organs, by licentiousness and solitary vice. These evils are all the results of voluntary acts, the work of a free agent; and so they can be prevented. Overwork of body or mind not in frequently brings on mental derange ment. Meagre fare and bad air are evils which multitudes of poor people cannot always escape. Neglect of moral culture is an evil directly con nected with the choice of individuals, and the state of public morals. It is a sin or an evil which can be correct ed wherever the fault may be. and there certainl" can be no necessity or justification for any neglect. Dr. Hen ry Mandsley, the distinguished for eign alienist, speaks on this poin,t as follows: "It is to the perfecting of mankind by the thorough application of a true svstem of education that we must look for the development of the knowledge and the rower of self-restraint which shall enable them, not only to protect themselves from much insanity in one generation, but to check the propoga tion of it from generation ot genera tion. Unhappily, we are not yet agreed as to what should be the true aim and character of education. 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This great medicine probably has accomplished more than any other ever produced, in purifying and enriching the blood and curing all blood diseases and ailments and all run-down conditions of the system. 40,366 testimonials by actual count, received in two years about 65 every working day. They came from all parts of the world and from people in all cir cumstances of life, showing the universality of this great medicine. 13" Hood's Sarsaparilla effects Its wonderful cures, not simply because it contains sarsaparilla, but because It combines the utmost remedial values of more than 20 different Ingredients, each greatly strengthened and enriched by this peculiar combination. These ingre dients are the very remedies that successful physicians prescribe for the same diseases and ailments. There is no real substitute for Hood's Sarsaparilla. If urged to buy any preparation said to be "Just as good," you may be sure it la inferior, costs less to make, and yields tha dealer a larger profit Begin taking Hood's Sarsaparilla today, in the usual liquid form or In the chocolated tablets known as S area tabs. 100 Doses One Poller. uct, so to enable him, as its conscious minister and Interpreter, to bring him self into harmony with nature in his thoughts and actions, so to promote the progressing evolution of nature through him. its conscious self." It is well understood that the most favorable time to cure Insanity is In its first stages; on this account, it is constantly urged that all Insane per sons, just as soon ai marked symptoms of the disease appear, ahould at one be sent to a hospital for the Insane. This counsel has generally prevailed in acute and violent cases, but In the milder forms of th disease friends fre quently object and delay. It Is a great step to take; there are certain lorms of law which must be complied with; then, the dread of its effect on the patient, the trouble attending the removal, and the anxiety about the situation and treatment of the patient in the hospital, etc., all these things cause delay, sometimes for weeks and months, and may prevent the patient from going till the acute stages of the disease are passed. The complaint is often made by superintendents that large numbers are sent to the hospitals who cannot be cured, because they come too late. This is given as one of the reasons why the rate of cures is so small; for, taking all admitted into our insane hospitals, only about 40 per cent,, on an average, actually recover. EUGENE BERTRAji. WILLARD. Everett, Mass. MUSIC AND DRAMA. Ysaye. the great Belgian violinist. Is to come to America next season for the fourth time under the manage ment of R. E. Johnston. Constance Collier, who is William Gillette's leading woman in "Samson," has been engaged to play the leading role in the new Bernstein play, "Is rael," when it is produced in this country. Lillian Nordica, who has reached the Pacific coast on the greatest con cert tour ever booked for this fam ous prima donna, will give a New York recital at Carnegie hall, Tues day" afternoon, Feb. 16. Harrison Grey FIske has bought a play for Bertha Kalich named "The Unbroken Road." It is the work of Thomas Dickinson, a professor in the University of Wisconsin. The scenes are laid in the capital of one of the states in the middle west. Mr. Paderewski has cabled the Countess Massiglla that he will be at the charity festa to be given Feb. 1, at the Waldorf-Astoria, for the earth quake sufferers. Albert Spalding, the violinist, wil play; Enrico Caruso la to draw caricatures, and Antonio Scott will sell pictures and photo graphs. "Hatzoff," an American tone-poem. Is suggested by a Boston musics critic as an appropriate title for a new sym phonic composition to be dedicated to "The Merry Widow" hat and be per formed in the churches. i Lillian Blauvet has been engoged as the leadiing soprano for the Mendels sohn centenary concert to be held In Albert hall, London, Feb. 8. She will appear in New York in "Hansel and Gretel" at Carnegie hall on Feb. 27. Most people know what they think of the family cook, but those who are interested in knowing the cook's Idea of the family can best get this view point by seeing "Mary Jane's Pa," in which Henry E. Dlxey, with his aroi liery, is "Pa" and servlnp as the fam ily cook. "A Stubborn Cinderella", the new musical production which1 will be tne attraction at the Broadway theater. New York, commencing Monday, Jan. 25, brings to Broadway, in its leading roles, John Barrymore and Sallle Fisher, pha'anxed by a company of about seventy-five. Miss Annette Kellerman, the lovely "diving Venus," will a seen at the Colonial, New York, In her famous swimming and diving feats, and also her wonderful demonstration of "di abolo." Percy G. Williams will present at the Alhambra. New York. Harrison Armstrong's one art playlet entitled "Circumstantial Evidence," which met with recent success at tho Lamb's "gambol" and rails for the appearance of fourteen players. Henry Wolfson protests against the cable reference to MIscha Elman, th young violinist, as a prodigy. "This Is against the wishes of the artist; he Is not and was never exploited as a prod iay. MIscha Elman Is a young man of 19, who is coming for his first American tour as an artist, and wishes to be Judged as such." Miss Gertrude Cophlan, who Is ap pearing In James Forbes' comedy, "The Traveling Salesman," in her desire to give to the public an opportunity of witnessing what her fnther, the latt Charles Coglan, considered In his opilnion the greatest play ever writ ten, will late in February give a mati nee performance of the Hindoo play, "Sakuntala," at the Gaiety theater, New York. This drama was written 300 B. C. An Oversight. Mr. Roosevelt, having Inspected the models for navy's new battleships, de clares them all right, without suggest ing that the ability of the ships to n tre8 De tested. Providence Journal. A FAMILY DEFENSE Four Generations Owe Their Health to Hood's. "I am a strong and vigorous woman of eighty years. This hap py condition I ascriba to Hood's medicines. "My eldest daughter, aged fifty two, has Just passed safely through a critical period with the help of Hood's Sarsaparilla. 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