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11 Several Washington merchants are arofroid areafrnid arci
i i1 afrnid froid to invite tho thotrade trade of suburban suburbanpeople suburbaneople suburbaneoplo
people eople for fear it migH mlg offend same icmeif Bcmef sameyf
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ti want ant the cash of country people when whentho whentbe whenthe
the same can be secured without any anyontward anyoutward anyaoutward
aoutward outward sign of a desire to reach out outfor ontlor outtor
II for it Ono of the largest hardware hardwarefirms hardwarellrms
firms in tho city recently refused to toadvertise toIdvertise toI
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tEN tn and gave the following reason reasonWere rensonWere reasonWere
Were not out after suburban bud business budJlcss bustfleas ¬
ness for the reason that wo consider considertho eonsldetho oonsider =
r tho trado tra of the people of Virginia and andftaryland andJaryland andIm
Im i Maryland not particularly desirable desirableGustavo desirableGustave
41 Gustave Harlig the hardware man of ofb09
609 and 511 H Street N E is of n ndifferent ndll1erent
f4 different opinion Ho Howants wants the trade tradeof tradeof tradeof
of country people and he is getting it itWhen itWhen itWhen
When yon deal with him you are deal dealing dealIng ¬
ing with a 1 square business man and a atrlend arlend afriend
friend Dec 104 104tt 1 1Wanted tWantcil
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and Buffering Careful distribution distributionto
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Was the great rent west Inhabited by a nrace araco arace
race of giants latlt8 In prehistoric days dn It ItB nn Rti
ti B Laird who was In Kansas Ian 1s City CityGently It re recently AecontIy ¬
° Gently claims to have evidence that It Itwas Itwas Itwas
was lie Is a New Engltml geologist geologistwho gl geologistwho > ologl t twho
who has spent many months in mak making makIng maketag ¬
ing Investigations In the canons table tablelands tltblelands
1 lands and gorges of Arizona He left leftfor lertfor leftfor
for the east with his evidence Oldenco In the thoshape 11111sbnpo theshape
shape of a voluminous typewritten typewrittenmanuscript tJewrlttlmmanuscript typewrlttonmanuscript
manuscript carefully put away nwa in a nhandbag aIuwdbng ahandbag
handbag He declined to make public publicthe pllbl1cthe publlethe
the full purport of the document documentMr documontIr
1 Mr Ir Laird makes no boast at having havinghad htlvln htlvlnf havinghad
f had a hand In the Investigation but butsays butKOYS butsays
says tho t e discoveries were made by a nguide aI
I guide who has hasbaen bean a resident of Will Williams Wtlllams Willlams ¬
lams Ariz for many years and who whohns whoJns whobns
hns Jns been In every nook and andcranuy cranny of ofthe otthe ofthe
the mountains In that district 111 strict The Theclaim TheClnlm Theclaim
claim that thero existed in prehistoric prehistorictimes prohisloricI prfJhlitorlctimes
I I times a 11 rneo of giants is old but proofs proofsare proofsaro
r 1r 1 are pot found every day da In this case casethey cllBethey casethey
they were found In tho shape of Im Immense IInmenso huI ¬
I house footprints which have become becomehardened becomehnrdenml becomehardened
hardened In the limestone formations formationsof
of the district districtTo dlBtrlctfo districtTo
To substantiate his statements Mr MrLaird MrLaird 1frLatrd
Laird carries with him several photo photographs photographs photographs ¬
graphs showing by comparison with withtlie wIththe withthe
the foot of a miner the relatlvo size slz of ofthe otthe ofthe
the giants foot Some idea of Its Usgroat Itsgreat Itsgreat
great size can be galped when It Is hsen Isseen Isf
f seen that tho depression In the thoroclc thoroclciltrntn rockstrata rock rockstrata
strata caused by the great toe toes Js more morethan morethan
t than twice as large as the miners foot footThe toot1ho footI
The fact that animals In prehistoric prehistoricperiods prohlBtorlcperiods prehlsttrrIeperiods
I periods were of such Immense size Is laadvanced Isndvnnced IsI
I advanced as an argumeut that man manwns wnnwns manG
G wns also abnormally large Laird Is Isfirm n nflrra aI
I firm believer In this theory thcorylnnsas thcorylnnsasrJty Kansas KansasCity KansasCity
City Joumrl JoumrlTorpedo JourIrITorpedo JourciTorpedo
Torpedo Boats by Rail RailProbably RailProlJllbly galll
l Probably the queerest thing so fat farestablished fatestablished tnrlstabllshedln
established lstabllshedln in the case of the French Frenchsubmarine Pr Frenchsubmarine uch uchBubmarlno
submarine boat boat Gouber Is her trans trans0ortatlon trnns trnnsDortatlon transportatlon
0ortatlon by rail from the docks doel at otPOTlsSalntOuen atPlsSnlntOuon atParisSaint
POTlsSalntOuen ParisSaint Onen to tho arsonal of Tou Toulon TouIon fouIon ¬
Ion The Echo dc Paris dwells dwollsat at Rome soniolength RomelengtJl somelength
length upon the advantages of carry carrying cnrr cnrrIng carryIng ¬
ing n flotilla of small torpedo boats by bytho bytho bythe
tho same method In ono day they theycould thoycould theyt
t could be sent from from the Slodltcrranoau Slodltcrranoauto
to tho British rltlsh Channel or from the thochannel thuchannel thechannel
channel to the Mediterranean In case caseof CfiSOor easeof
of war between hotw oll Franco and England Englandit I nglnl1d nglnl1dIt
it says tho boats moving on land landwould landWOllld landwould
would have an advantage over o r the theBritish thoBritish timesd
sd British ships hips obliged obl1g d to effect their theirconcentration theirconcentration theirconcentration
concentration via 111 Gibraltar GlbraitarTime GibraltarTbo GlbralturTho
Time Ooubot was carried upon an or ordinary ordll1nry ordenary ¬
denary fifteen ton n car but with tho thocreation thotrtlton thecreation
creation of spocl sp spec c menns of transpor transportation trnnspormtlon transportatlon ¬
tation boats vorvlmch very h larger than the theOoubct theOOllbet
r XUM Ooubct might bo cinfc CI l 1 hy b rail One Oneuuudred Onetutlllred Onebuudred
uuudred BUbmarlno Troats ate no larger largerthan largerlIlIln largerdmn
than the XSoubot could keep Pasdo PasdoCalais Pasdoi PasdoJalais
Calais i l1ll1ls free from any attack by an anBngllsh anngllsh anfngllsh
Bngllsh ngllsh fleet And one hundred Gou Gouoots Gouoots Geunets
oots would not cost fifteen million m11Upumanes millionftancs WllUqDIuncs
ftancs manes
tI tIWashlLlgt
Washington n Cltyotioula CltyotioulaInclude City ohoula ohoula1nclude ahoulaInciudo
Include all tho territory territoryand territoryand
7 and people within the thelines theIInos theIlnes
lines of the District o1 01ColumbIa ofColumbian 1 1Columbia
Columbia ColumbIau
Jim Lano Is In town I boor hear said saidthe saidthe saidthe
the little man with the scrubby beard beardas bel1rdns beardas
as he throw down a winning king full fulland tullBnd fulland
and raked in tho stack at chips from fromthe tromthe fromthe
the middle of the table tableWhos tnbloWboB tableWhos
Whos he asked Il Ied a man across cro8B the thotable thetable thetable
table tableJim tableJim tableJim
Jim IAne answered nn8w red the first flrstspeaker nrstopeaker firstspeaker
speaker was the nerviest and best bestgambler bestgambler bestgambler
gambler In all probability who ever everstacked everstacked everstacked
stacked a dock of cards In this great greatand greatand greatand
and glorious pokerplaYing country countryHe countryHe countryHe
He knows every tplok that was ever everplayed everplayed everplayed
played with cards c 1rds lnd can work those thosesame thososame thosesame
same tricks better than any other man manI
I ever saw or heard of I dont mean meansleightofhand meanslolghtofhaUlI meansleightofhand
sleightofhand trlclts I mean the reg regular regular regular ¬
ular professional gamblers tricks the thotricks thetrfoks thetricks
tricks that are played to win money moneydishonestly moneydishonestly moneydishonestly
dishonestly Ho must be 35 3 years old oldIf oldIt oldIt
It hes a day but you wouldnt think it itif ItIt itIt
It you were to put your eyes on him himHes himHos himHes
Hes got a little thin boyish face and anda anda
a light mustache that will never grow growany grownny growany
any larger than It is and altogether altogetherho
ho has about the most Innocent ap appearance nppearance appearanco ¬
pearance you would strike from New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York to Frisco Ive crossed the con continent continent continont ¬
tinent by stages winning my car fare fareat tnreat fareat
at the great American Amorlcangame game and I Inever Inover Inever
never saw his equal In the lamblike lamblikeinnocent InmblIkeInnocont lamblikeinnocent
innocent way But oh how that little littlefellow littletellow littlefellow
fellow has fooled the best of them In Infact Infact Infact
fact I think ho was only caught at the thogame thegnme thegame
game once oncenud and then the man who whocaught whoCllught whocaught
caught hIm didnt dare to squeal be because bocause hecause ¬
cause ho was working the same Identi Identical IdentlcuI identical ¬
cal game Jack Hale who was known knownall knownall knownall
all over tho west as Dopey Hale Halecaught Halecaugbt Halecaught
caught him At that game Jim Lane Lanelost Innelost LaneJost
lost his nerve He never got It back backeither bnckeither backeither
either eitherLane eitherLane eitherLane
Lane was a natural born gambler gamblerHe gamblerHo gamblerHe
He couldut keep away from the cards cardsjust cardsJUBt cardsjust
just the same as an opium fiend hangs hangsonto hangsonto hangsonto
onto his dope Its a II disease An old olduncle olduncle olduncle
uncle down In San Bernardino county countyhad countyhad countyhad
had died and the bulk of his fairsized fairsizedpile fairsizedpile fairsizedpile
pile went to Jim The young fellow fellowstarted fellowstarted fellowstarted
started In to spend It right and left leftuntil lertuntil leftuntil
until he struck a II stiff sUf poker game at atthe ntthe atthe
the old Fleming house in Frisco one onenight onenight onenight
night There were a II lot of slick guys guysIn guysIn guysin
In the game and they let the young youngchap youngchap youngchap
chap win just enough the first night nightto nlgbtto nightto
to get the fever In his blood the next nextnight nextnight nextnight
night they made his pile look sick and andthe nndthe andthe
the rest of the week they kept him himbusy blmbusy himbusy
busy writing out checks to square him himself himself himself ¬
self Then the gang who fleeced him himleft himleft himleft
left town townA townA townA
A bartender In the house tipped tippedhim tippedI tippedhim
him off one night as to tho character characterof
of the people who had got into his roll rollHe rollHe rollHe
He went homo and thought it all over
He thought It nil over many times and andthe andthe andthe
the next night ho ran across one on of theguys the theguys thoguys
guys wholiad who Jmd been In the game gameCome gamoCome gameCome
Come up to my robin ro m said Id Lane LaneIve IanoIve LaneIve
Ive got something som tblng I want to show showyou showyou showyou
you youThe
The other fellow wont along Lano Lanetook Lanotoolt Lanotook
took him up to the room and then thenshutting thenshutting thenshutting
shutting the door pulled out a re revolver 10volver rovolrer ¬
volver nnd said ho wanted anted to know knowsomething knowsomething knowsomething
something Tho other guy put up a akick akick akick
kick when the gun was lashed on him himbut himbllt himbut
but Lane quickly made himself under understood underEtood understood ¬
stood stoodYou
You and your crowd of thlovoo1 thlovoo1said thlavODsaid thiovoosaid
said Lane have got away with my mypile mypile mypile
pile Thats all right rl ht I got the ex experience experIence experience ¬
perience oven If I did have to pay pi for forit forIt forit
it Now Im going to got some of that thatmoney thntmoney thatmoney
money back You just sit down and andteach andteach andteach
teach me how to deal cards so I can canwin cnnwin canwin
Tho guy sat down and for twelve twelvesolid twelvesoUd twelvesolid
solid hours these two fellers follersdld did nothing noth nothing nothIng ¬
ing but shuffle and deal cards Tho Thoslick rfheslick lhosUck
slick guy dealt seconds stacked the thedeck thedeck thedeck
deck in sixteen different ways marked markedcards marledcards markedcards
cards as he played them and in mat juatabout jll3tabout matabout
about nine times out of ten he would wouldfool wouldfool wouldfool
fool Lane completely Then he began beganto beganto beganto
to explain all the tricks Ho sharp sharpened sharpened sharpened ¬
ened Lanes thumbnail so ho could couldmark couldwarle couldmark
mark this tha tb cards and filed of tho skin of ofhis ofhis ofhis
his thumb so ho could feel tho marked markedcards marleedards markedcards
cards as they came out of the deck deckLane declLane deckLane
Lane proved to be an easy gambler gamblerand gamblerand gamblerand
and when his teacher left him that thatnight thatnight thatnight
night ho had learned the manipulation manipulationof
of every trick known to the gamblers gamblerstrade glmblerBtrade gamblerstrade
trade Then he started in to practice practicethem practicethem practicethem
them and he spent weeks and weeks weeksin weels1n weeksin
in dealing out imaginary hands of ofpoker ofpoker ofpoker
poker Then ho h started out to play playa
a little poker Ho didnt have onoughconfidence enough enoughcon1lence enoughconfidence
confidence at flrst to try any of his hisgames hisgames hisgames
games when playing but ho Invariably Invariablypracticed InI1rlnblypracticed invariablypracticed
practiced marking tho cards A good goodgambler goodgambler goodgambler
gambler I have been told can mark markall marleall markall
all of the big cards In tho pack within withintwenty withintwenty withintwenty
twenty minutes after the first hand Is Isdealt Isdenlt isdealt
dealt Lane told me ho could beat that thatand thatnnd thatand
and I believe him himBy himDY himBy
By and by ho started In to deal cleathimself dealhimself dealhlmselt
himself some of the marked cards and andho nndhe andho
ho invariably Invl rlnbly won as ho played his hisgames hisgames hisgames
games where he was tho only dishon dishonest dishonest dishonest ¬
est man His nervo came with his hissuccess hissuccess hissuccess
success and In a year or two ho was waslike wnslike waslike
like a veteran He played llk lik6 < f a flash flashof flashof flashof
of lightning and never aroused a sus suspicion 8USplelon suspiclon ¬
picion of his actions lie simply toyed
I with the plungers who ran ran up against agalnshim agl1lnsthim againsthim
him himOne One night he eat sat down wn In a game li liwhich 1n 1nwhich inwhich
which a roughlooking roughl oklng fellow with i isharp 0 0shl1rp asharp
sharp nose nOse noseand and sleepy eyes was play playing playIng playIng
ing Jim didnt pay much attention attentloito attl1ntloDto
to him but he was playing with Dope DopeJack Dopey DopeyJacle DopeyJack
Jack Hale There were several young youniFrisco youngFrisco youngFrisco
Frisco fellows In the game Jim start started started started
ed in to play in his usual manner The Tinflrst Thetlrst Thefirst
first king that bo got In his hand wa wathe was wasthe wasthe
the king of diamonds and he Imme Immedlatoly immediately I
dlatoly punched tho sharp corner o ohis ot othis ofhis
his thumbnail into both ends of th thcard the ttlecard thecard
card Tho very ery next hand the doacamo doa doalcnmo dealcame
came around to Jim Ho shuffled shu led am amreshuffled and andreshllffled androahumed
reshuffled and rifled feeling card attar attocard attarcard aftercard
card He dealt the hands out am amwatched and andwatched andwatched
watched for the king of diamonds diamondsSuddenly dlnmonds8udlle11lYhe diamondsSuddenly
Suddenly 8udlle11lYhe he stopped In the middle 6 6his of ofhis ofhis
his deal dealWhats dealWhats dealWhats
Whats tho matter asked a man maiacross manacrOS8 manacross
across the table Jim was white bu buhe but buthe buthe
he went on oh In a minute passing It 01 01by on onby onby
by saying he had n cramp The truth trutlwas trlltbwas truthwas
was ho had found his king of din dlamonds dinmonds diamonda
monds and had felt a double mark Ir IrIt fn fnIt Init
It Evidently somebody else had be begun l1egun lmegun
gun to mark cards Jim suspected suspecteHale suspectodHalo suspectedHale
Hale right away but he didnt fine finemuch find findmueh findmuch
much to strengthen his suspicions a aHale as asHnle asHale
Hale appeared to be very dopey ari arisleepy and andsleepy andsleepy
sleepy Ho seemed to go to sleep ovei oveievery ov over overevery r rovery
every hand Jim watched him foi foin for forn fora
n time and soon observed that oven oventime oven oventime everytime
time Hale appeared especially sleepy sleepjho sleepy sleepyhe sleepybe
ho held a magnificent hand It looked looketstrange lookedstrange lookedstrange
strange but as the game wont wen went or orwithout onwithout on onwithout
without any startling occurrence Jim Jinbegan Jimbegan Jimbegan
began to think he was mistaken ant anthad and nndhad andhad
had himself marked the same care caretwice card cardtwice cardtwice
twice Then ho started out to mark marlthe markthe markthe
the rest of the cards The first ace h hrun he herun herun <
run across he thumbed carefully am amhe and andhe mllhe
he found It already marked That set sottied settied settied
tied it itFor ItFor itFor
For some reason Jims suspicions suspicionswandered suspicIonswandered susplelonswandered
wandered from Hale until they settle settleon sottledon settledon
on a I quietlooking chap who sat nojclto nojcl ndxtto next nextto
to Hale There was no particular rea reason reason reason ¬
son for It but the suspicion kept grow growing growIng grow growing
ing stronger Thats the guy thats thatfdoing thatsdoing thatsdoing
doing the funny business with those thostcards thosecards thosecards
cards thought Jim to himself Ill J Jlow lie lielow lielow <
low and watch It out outJim outJim outJim
Jim kept on marking cards Just th thsame the thesame thesame <
same Suddenly Hale stopped in th thmiddle the thomiddle themiddle <
middle of a deal and jumped up p Ir Irhis fnhis inhis
his chair with a startled look on his hisface histace hisface
face He settled down again and held hokthe heldthe heldthe
the cards tight No one spoke Severn Severnlooked Severnllooled Severallooked
looked up in surprise Jim began to tcreckon toreclwn toreckon
reckon out how ho could reach the thedoor thedoor thedoor
door In case a gun was pulled for ho hethought hothought hothought
thought Hale Hnle hud bud surely tumbled to tchis tohis tohis
his game Somebody asked Halo what whatwas whatwas what whatwas
was the matter matterIndigestion matterIndlgestlon matterIndigestion
Indigestion answered Hale in n nsharp n nsharp asharp
sharp tone which Jim regarded as om ominous omInous ominous ¬
inous Jims nerve went like a flash flashHe fiashHe flashHe
He could barely lift his head for feat featof foarat fearof
of betraying a guilty countenance countenanceIve countennneoIve countenanceIve
Ive got enough he said throwing throwingdown throwIngdown throwingdown
down his cards after the next dodl dodlIm opal dprilIm opalIm
Im going home homeHalo homeHnle homeHale
Halo overtook him at the he cornttr eorndrand cornttrand cOI n r rand
and tapped him on tho shoulder Jima Jimastarted Tlrustarted Tlmstarted
started as a It he had been shot shotAw t tAw + r rAw
Aw come on mid Halo Brace Braceup Draceup Braceup
up No ones onto you except mo moCome moCome maComae
Come in here pointing to a saloon saloonIve saloonIvo saloonIve
Ive got something I want to say ny to tcyou toou toyou
you ou
They went Into the baplc room ol olthe otthe ofthe
the saloon and sot down in a quiet quietcorner quietcorner quietcorner
corner cornerYoure
Youre the slickest dealer that thatever thntever thatever
ever happened on this earth said saidHale saidHale saidHale
Hale HaleNo
No Im not not answered Jim You Youare You1re Youare
are 1re the slickest I watched you for forhalf forhalt forhalf
half an hour and did no playing just justto justt justtfi
to t find out who was marking those thosecards thosbcards thosecards
cards and couldnt couldntWo couldntWo couldntWe
Wo wont quarrel over that that said saidHalo saidHale saidhalo
Halo but Ive got a proposition to toput topllt toput
put to you You come In with mo as a npartner apartner apartner
partner and we will rip out the dough doughfrom doughfrom doughfrom
from the jeans of every player on this thlacoast tbhJcoast thiscoast
coast coastI I couldnt do It to save my life lifereplied 1Ifereplled life lifereplied
replied Jim Ive lost my nerve and andIll nndIll andIll
Ill never get It back Its no go Get Getout GetOllt Getout
out and let me alone aloneHalo aloneHale aloneHale
Hale went He was shot shot across a acard Docard acard
card table throes tl1fe three weeks w olts afterward nfterwnrd anddied and nnddied anddied
died in his chair Jim quit the game gameThat gameThat gameThat
That Is quit marking cards You will willflnd willfind willfind
find him playing once In awhile even evennow evennow evennow
now because he cant leave poker but buthes buthes buthes
hes on the level His nerve never nevercamo nevercamo nevercame
camo back baclNew New York Sun SunWhat SunWhAt Sunwhat
What II Your Weight WotghtrFrom WeightFrom WollrhUFrom
From recent statistics the following followingInteresting followlntIntercstlng followinginteresting
Interesting facts have been ascertamed ascer ascertained nsce nscetnlned ¬
tamed The heaviest men of all are arebutchers arebutchers arebutchers
butchers who average within a few fewounces tewollncos fewounces
ounces of 170 pounds next to them themcomp themcomp themcomp
comp hotelkeepers whoso average averageweight averageweight averageweight
weight ls107 ism 167 pounds Clergymen are aretho aretho arethe
tho third heaviest people weighing 161 161pounds IGtpounds 101pounds
pounds all around But healthful healthfulopenair healthfulopenair healthfulopenair
openair work not too laborious with withgood withgood wlthl wlthlgoad
good living Is a groat fattener too tooMasons tooMalons tooMasons
Masons and bricklayers brlclc1o ers weigh 102 1G2pounds 102pounds 102pounds
pounds or only two less than the oler clergymen olereymen olergymen ¬
gymen Farmers dockers and barns barristers barrlstelS barnstera ¬
ters are all n good average weight the theflrst thefirst thefirst
first weighing 1G1 pounds the Second Second1GOV OcondIGOIh
160 1GOV IGOIh pounds and tho third 1GO pounds poundsCommercial pOllndsCommercial poundsCommercial
Commercial travelers turn tho scale at
163 pounds and what would hardly be beexpectodnro beexpectodoro beexpoctodaro
expectodnro three pounds heavier than thanblacksmiths thanblaclsmlths thanblacksmiths
blacksmiths who weigh only 166 166pounds 15Epounds 16 16pounds
pounds Bankers insurance agents agentsand agentsI1nd agentsand
and merchants are all very close to 154 154pounds 154poundB 164pounds
pounds carpenters and coopors stand stantlat sta1111at standat
at 153 pounds teachers and manufacturors manufac manufacturers manutacturers ¬
turers are slightly over 151 pounds la laborers laborers laborers ¬
borers druggists and shoemakers av average I1Verage average ¬
erage 148 pounds clerks and shopmen shopmenonly shopmononly shopmenonly
only weigh 141 pounds Tho tailor tailorcomes tailorcomes tailorcomes
comes last weighing but 145 poundsScottishAmerican pounds poundsScottishAmerican pound8Seo
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Clalnn HAlm tho Record for Long Tramp TrampA TrAmpIA
A Paris gymnasium Instructor claims claimstho clnlmBthe claimsthe
the record for long tramps having havingwalked havingwalked havingwalked
walked 57000 kilometres or about 35
000 miles on ordinary roads Among Amonghis Amonghis Amonghis
his trips wore Paris to St Petersburg PetersburgIn
In 38 days Paris ParlsOeneva aenovaVenlco Venlce and andParisBerlin andParlsDerUn andParisBerlin
ParisBerlin He tried to walk to Ma Madrid Madrid Madrid ¬
drid but was stopped by tho Spanish Spanishauthorities Spanlsllauthorities Spanishauthorities
authorities when ho reached Barce Darcelonn Barcelona
Notorols of New Zealand and the South SouthAmerican SoulbAmerlcl mouthAmericas
American Ground Sloth SlothKvery SioibEveryone SlothEvery
Every Everyone one who 1s Is solicitous for the thopreservation tbe11fe81 thepreservation
preservation 11fe81 > rvntlon and protection of vanish vanishing vanishhrg nnlsh nnlshIllg ¬
ing bird fauna will bear with Interest Interestof Intcrstat interestof
of the rediscovery near Invercnrglll of ofMnntells ofMnnteHa ofMnntells
Mnntells nptomlH lIotorll16 the large flightless flightlessgnlllnuls flightlessgnlllnulB flightlessgnllinuis
gnlllnuls of oNow Now Zealand Little I lttl more morethan morothon morethan
than fifty years oarll have elapsed since tho thofirst thorlt thefirst
first rlt bones of this creature were sent sentto Hlntto sentto
to England l nglund and determined by ProfOwen Prof ProfOwen ProfOwen
Owen to belong to a bird of the be rail rnllfamily Inl1tnmlly railfamily
family of which we have In Britain Britainseven Drltnlnseven Britainseven
seven examples four of them the land landrail 1l1ndrnll landrail ¬
rail the water mil tho coot and the themoor theIDoor themoor
moor lien being beln generally familiar familiarwhile tamlllnrwhile familiarwhile
while the other three are more or less lessrequiiit lessrcllltlut lessfrequent
frequent requiiit visitors to our Islands As Asthe Asthe Asthe
the Imperfect skull on which Owen Owenbased Owenbnsed Owenbased
based his opinion was clearly c1oar1 fossil It Itwns Itvas itwas
vas believed Unit the bird was ex extlnit extlnet extinet
tlnit but within two years a couple cO IJ11e of ofskins ofskins ofskins
skins were 010 sent to England l nlallll l II by > y WalterMantel Walter WalterMnntell WalterrantelJ
Mantel sou of tho eminent palaeon palaeontologist JllIlaeontologlst padaeontologist ¬
tologist and nndln in 18 lsrO > Q the father had the thesatisfaction thenntlsfacUon thesatisfaction
satisfaction of bringing before the Zoo Zoological Zoologlcnl Zoological ¬
logical Society the results of his sons sonsfinds sonsfintlR sonsfinds
finds which are now to be seen s en In Intho Inthe inthe
the bird gallery of the London Natural NaturalHistory Nnt1fnlIIIRtOI Naturalhistory
History IIIRtOI Museum MuseumFrom MuseumFrom hlseuUJProm
From these specimens SpclJ1 ns visitors may maysco moysee maysee
see what the notornls wns like while whileIn wblleIn whilein
In addition to Illustration In Sir WalterBullens Walter WalterBullenu WultrDullens
Bullenu Birds of Now Zealand toilnudwhich Zealandwhich Zealandwhich
which appeals npp nls to ornithologists there therehave therohavo therehave
have been published figures of tho thobirds thohlrds thebirds
birds in books intended for tho genoral gen general genernl ¬
oral public Unfortunately the bones bonesof 1Ion8of bonesof
of these two examples were not pre preserved pro801VII1 preserved ¬
served so that our national collection collectionIn
In without a skeleton though there Is Isone Isono Isone
one the skull of which Is Imperfect ImperfectIn
In Dresden and another In Dunedin DuncdlnMuseum DunClUnMuseum DunedinMuseum
Museum The Jherdlscovcry Rediscovery of the bird birdmay 1Ihtlmo birdmay
may mo perhaps give rlso to hopes scarce scarcely scarceIy scarcely ¬
ly likely lIkll to bu realized of the reten retention retentlon retention ¬
tion tlon of this form for some time longer longerIn longrIn longerIn
In the New ew Zealand avifauna From Fromtho I Frontthe roUl roUltho
tho nature of oCtho the case It seems hardly hardlypossible lutrl1ly110S hardlypossible
possible 110S lbll to adopt measures measures lIwns ros of protec protection Ilrotectlon protection ¬
tion for the few stragglers that may mayyet mayt zanyyet
yet t survive though the legislators and andBdentlflc nndBclentlfic antii
i Bdentlflc men at the antipodes should shouldbo sbouldho shouldho
ho able to take such measures m ns1fOS ns will willInsure wlUInsure willinsure
Insure the utilization to tho full of all allmaterial nl1matetlnl allmaterial
material that may come to hand handFrom handlrlom handFrom
From South America comes still stillstranger stmstrnngr stillstranger
stranger news lIewstho the confirmation of the thelotog tbo1011g thelobg
lotog rumored discovery discover of a living rep representative replellel1tnUvo represontatlve ¬
resentative of the gigantic ground groundsloth glouul1slotb groundsloth
sloth Some years ors ago a collector collectornamed coHectornnmel collectormaned
named Itnmon Llsta reported l poltNl to Dr DrAmeghlno DrAmeghlno DrAmneghiuo
Ameghlno of Buenos Ayres rts that ho bad badseen bndSOIII hadsoon
seen and shot at a mysterious m i1torlous animal animalIn
In the Interior of Santa Cruz In tho thosouthern thosO1tholl1 thesouthern
southern portion of the Argentine Arg l1tlne ter territory telrllolY territory ¬
ritory According to his description descriptiontho Ilescrlptlolltho
tho anImal in size and shape resembled resembleda
a > lmnlOlntho i > ankolln the scaly ant eater of theold the theold
old world worldlmt but was without scales and andcovered omlcoverod andcovered
covered with reddish bah Ho wns wnsfconfldont wnsCOilfid waseoilfldent
fconfldont COilfid nt that bo had had hit the creature creaturejKtoch crenturleh creatureeh >
jKtoch eh wtj wlS proof against his bullet and andr and4etippearsMl
r 4etippearsMl 4 ftwppenrwl I in tho thick brushwood brushwoodwhore brushw brushwoodwhore od odhore
whore hore long and careful search s 1ch proved provedIneffectual 11rOvdInol1oct1al provedInelToctual
Ineffectual The collector was known knownto knownto knownto
to be a competent naturalist a good goodobserver gool1obllorv goodobserver
observer obllorv r and a II trustworthy tr1stworth man manNoverthelesB mnnN manlweetl1elese
N NoverthelesB < lVIthele8 the talc seemed so ex extraordinary estrnordlllluy extrnordinnry ¬
traordinary that Dr Ameghlno felt feltsuio feltsure
sure suio that Llsta had been In some way waymistaken wayIUlstnlwl1 waymistaken
mistaken Yet tho correctness of his hisobservations hlBobSUlwntions hisobsuinatlons
observations has now been completely completelyvindicated completelyvindicated
vindicated 11111 Int 011 for some remains of an ananimal nnnnlmnl ananimal
animal shot by Indians In Patagonia Patagoniahave Patngonlahno Patagoniahave
have recently been be un sent to Dr Ame Auieghlno AmeghJno Ameglzlno
ghlno and these in his opinion put puttho puttime lut luttho
tho existence of this creature hereto heretofore heretoCoro heretofore ¬
fore unknown to science beyond bu 011l1 doubt doubtThe doubtfho doubtThe
The skin has lasno no scales but imbedded imbeddedIn
In It aro bony plates platoscompalnhlo comparable to tothose tothoso tothose
those of the mylodou JlI lodon one of the gigan gigantic Slgcntic gigantie ¬
tic ground sloths which too bulky to tobe tobe tobe
be aboreal procured their food by bysupporting bysupporting bysupporting
supporting themselves on the hind hindlimbs hindlimbs hindlimbs
limbs and tall and tearing down the thobranches thelJrnnches thebranches
branches of trees Tim larger formswhich forms formswhich formswhich
which rivaled the elephant In size be became bocamo became ¬
came extinct xthict In the Pleistocene period periodbut jJlrlodbut periodbut
but In Tertiary times a smaller form formseems tormseems formseems
seems to have existed existedJustice existedJustice lxlstcd11stlce
Justice has at last been done to the thomemory the11101l101y thememory
memory of Lista who died In explor exploring explorIng explorlug ¬
ing the Pllcomiiyo for In naming this thisImportant t1 thisimportant s s1II1110rtnnt
Important find Ncomylodon Llstnl Dr DrAmeghlno DrAmeghlno DrAmeghino
Ameghlno has at once expressed his bisopinion blsopinion hisopinion
opinion ns to Its relationship and com commemorated com1J1emorot11 cornniemorated ¬
memorated the only naturalist who has hasBeen hasseen hasseen
seen Been the animal In Elie he fleshThe flesh fleshThe esb esbTh
The Th The Sheep Ate Ills Shoes ShoesVegetarian ShoesVgetollan ShoesVegetarian
Vegetarian shoe leather Is the latest latestfad latestfad 1l1testtad
fad for those who decry der the slaughter slaughterof sln1ghrerof
of living creatures cl uhnoJ used for food But Butaccording Butnccording ut utnccordlng
according to the London Telegraph the thenew thonew tllenow
new shoos havo their disadvantages disadvantagesand
and cites the following Instance as asnarrated asnurrnted asnarrated
narrated by IJ their wearer Ho says saysthat Myathat sayslint
that a kind gentleman gave him a II pair pairof pnlrot pairof
of these articles which he found very verycomfortable verycomfortable ory orycOl11tortnble
comfortable The other afternoon afternoonwhile uftclnoonwhllo afternoonwhile
while quietly resting himself under undertho undortho underthe
tho shade sh llo of a tree How long the thesiesta tIlesleBtn timesiesta
siesta lasted ho does not qulto know knowbut lwowbut knowbut
but lie was awakened by b a peculiar peculiarsensation pecu1lnlsensntlol1 peculiarsensation
sensation In his foot nail to his In Intouso Intellso intorso
torso amazement found two sheep sheepqulolly shrcp11IOllY sheepqulotly
qulolly nibbling at his new boots and andenjoying aOlcnJo andenjoying
enjoying cnJo lng the feast Immensely About Abouthalf Abouthult Abouthalf
half of the uppers had gone go no The Thosheep Theshoo Thesheep
sheep shoo evidently thought they had come conioacross comenCl08S comeacross
across a now and delicious vegetable vegetableand vegetnbleand ogetahlennd
and forsook the ordinary grass In Its Itsfavor ItBtaor itsfavor
favor favor When time wearer was able to toshake toHhllkc toshake
shake tho animals off bo returned returnedhome returncdbome returnedhome
home in n pair of sandals and writes writesthat writesthnt writesthat
that In future he will when auild pas pastoral pastornl putstonal ¬
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leather The others are too tempting temptingto
to herbivorous animalsThe animals nnlmalsThe animalsThe
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