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I Egg 5hel Strength StrengthThat 5trengtl treagt
l it That It Is Easily Broken is Not HotDue NotDue I IDue
Due to any Structural StructuralWeakness I II
I i f Weaknessi Weakness WeaknessAs IJ j jf jr
t r As fragile ns an egg shell as easily easilybroken easilybroken 4 4j
I Ilar
j broken ns an egg shell are two popu popular poputar ¬
lar sayings based on erroneous obser observations obserf ¬ I Ij
j vations It Is true that thatnu an egg eg shell
Is quite easily broken but this Is not notbecause notbecause notbecause
because of any structural weakness In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the composition of its material but be because because because ¬
cause of Its extremely thin walls wallsRecent wallsRecent wallsRecent
Recent scientifically constructed tests testsundertaken testsundertaken testsundertaken
undertaken la a II spirit of curiosity buttiontlnued but butcontinued butontinued
continued In wonderment demonetrated demon demonstrated demonItrnted ¬
strated that a shell not more thanhirteen than thanthirteen thanthirteen
thirteen onethousandths of an Inch Inchin Inchtn Inchn
in n thickness has hasastonlahlng astonishing strength
SOBZ suf
comparable with the best of mansartlflclal mans mansartificial mansartl
artificial artl clal products Albert E Gray reGently re recently recentlyconducted ¬
Gently centlyconducted conducted a a number of inter interesting Interesting Intereating ¬
esting experiments to demonstrate the thestrength thetrength thestrength
strength of empty emptyeggshells egg shells He made maderecords maderecords maderecords
records of tho compressive strength strengthand strengthsad strengthand
and the resistance ot external and Internal In Internal Internal ¬
ternal pressure The common parlor parlorexperiment varlorexperiment parlorexperiment
experiment of endeavoring to break breakon breakan breakan
an egg by pressing upon It lengthwise lengthwisewhen l lengthwise lengthwisewhen ngtbwillewhen
when held between the palms of oftUe oftUebands the thehands U1Qhan I
hands han s exemplifies s the first measure measurnot measurnotIta of ofIts ofIts
Its longitudinal resistance to pressure pressureAi press pressureAs re
Ai 8 It is well known knownIt It takes pretty
strong hands to tOllquas squash an egg held heldin heldIn I
in this position When mechanical mechanicnlmeans mechanlculmeans mechanicalmeans
means are subtltuted for manual anual onesthe ones onesthe onesthe
the squashing pressure Is readily mcas
was found to be from forty
0 serentytlve pounds I > OUUlls the average be beng beng
ng nearly fiftyfive pounds This too toovlth too1lIh
> specimen eggs taken at random1n random randomVn randomn
Vn n empty egg eggshell shell was subjected to totest
1 test by being placed endwise on two twoubber tworubber
rubber cushions and made to support supporti supportbox supportbox
i box into which shot was slowly slowlywurcd slovlroured
wurcd The rubber pads protected protect d the theihcll thehell
from the hard contact and this thisxperlment thisxperlmentdemonstrated
> xperlmentdemonstrated demonstrated the struc strucurol structurlll
strength of the shell Greater in ingenuity Inenultr ¬
had to be exercised In sub submitting submlttlngshells ¬
mlttlngshells shells to Internal pressure ow owing owIng owlug ¬
ing to the poor nature of the hens henssgg hensegg hensegg
egg It was necessary to render the thespecimen thespecimen thespecimen
specimen watertight wnter tight without increas increasing IncreasIng Increasing ¬
ing Its structural strength This was wasfinally wasfinally wasfinally
finally accomplished with the aid of a atoy atoy atoy
toy balloon which was Inserted Into Intothe Intothe Intothe
the shell through one of tho two small smalllioles smallholes smallholes
holes and the Inflation accomplished accomplishedby
by hollow wire A hydraulic gauge In Indlcated Indlclted Indicated
dlcated the pressure at the moment the theshell theshell theshell
shell broke and eleven trials gave for fortyfour tortytour fortyfour
tyfour pounds per square Inch as the thebreaking tilebreakIng thebreaking
breaking pressure Three specimens specimenswithstood sIieclmenswithstood specimenswithstood
withstood pressure l > resmre of sixty slxt pounds or orbetter orb orbetter
better betterThe b betterThe tter tterThemost
The Themost most wonderful development of ofstrength ofIItrength ofstrength
strength was seen la the resistance to toexternal toextermll toexternal
external pressure The average col collapsing collapsIng collapsing ¬
lapsing pressure of egg shells was 045 1143pounds 045pounds 1H5pounds
pounds poundsTHE poundsTHE poundsTHE
Horseless Vehicle For the Country CountryRoods CoIU1tryRoeds CountryRoads
Roods RoodsThe RoedsThe RoadsThe
The Inventors seem to be striving strivingfaithfully strIvIngfalthtully strivingfaithfully
faithfully to relieve the horse of ofal1 all tho thoheavy1 thohell theheavy
heavy hell vy hauling which It bus basin in the past pastbeen pastbeen pastbeen
been called upon to perform I > ertorm and it is isprobable Isprobable Isprobable
probable the day Is not far distant distantwhen dIstantwben distantwhen
when pleasure drivers will be the only onlyones onlyoncs onlyones
ones who will find use for this animalThe animal animalThe anImalThe
The latest Idea along the line of horse horseless horseless horseless ¬
less vehicles Is the farmers trolley trolleyroad trolleyroad trolleyroad
road which will make it possible fortho
the raiser ot produce to come to town townwith
with his load dispose of It and return returnhome returnhome returnhome
home without the aid of his team the theelectric
electric current being mado to do all allthe
the labor lab r through the medium of the
apparatus shown in the Illustration IllustrationThe llIustrntlonThe illustrationThe
The Inventor contemplates the instal installation InstnllatJon installatlon ¬
lation of private lines by the farmersin farmers farmersIn
In a certain locality or the rental of ofelectric otelectric ofelectric
electric service from one of the th subur suburban Buburbnn suburban ¬
ban trolley companies compnnleswhlch which which now cover coverthe coverthe coverthe
the country count around every large city cityAs cityAs
As 8 will be seen on electric motor Is Isplaced Isplaced isplaced
placed on the wagon and power Is ob obtained obtaIned obtamed ¬
tained from tromthe the overhead wire the thoconnecting theconnecting theconnecting
connecting pole baying a flexible ad adjustment adJustment adjustment ¬
justment to to overcome all ell II inequalities inequalitiesin
in the roadway The horizontal por portion portJon pertion ¬
tion of the conductor Is divided and andInsulated andInsulated andinsulated
Insulated receiving the current fromone from fromone tromono
one wire and returning It to the other otherafter otheratter otherafter
after It has passed through the motor motorto motorto motorto
to drive the wagon The reason for forusing CorusIng forusing
using a return wire parallel with tire thepower tirepower tJrepower
power wire is to avoid possibility of ofshocks ofshocks ofshocks
shocks to the driver when standing standingbeside standingbesldo standingbeside
beside the wagon and la contact withit with withIt wlthIt
It which might prove prove dangerous if the
return current passed to the earth after afteiuse afternse
use By gearing the driving shaft low lowvery lowvery
very heavy loads could be transported transportedwith transportedwith transportedwith
with comparatively little expense for forcurrent to tocurrent forcurrent
current and as there are no hen heavstorage henstornge heavy heavystorage
storage batteries or power generators generatorsaboard generatonaboard generatorsaboard
aboard there is plenty of room In tb tbwagon the thewagon thewagon
wagon for the loading of produce etc etcDaniel ctcDanIel etcDaniel
Daniel S BergIn Is the Inventor
JameiJ Hill the Itallroait MwRUHto
James J Hill is the Napoleon oftransportation of oftransportation oftransportation
transportation in the Northwest Mr MrHill Ir IrHili
Hill is one of the most picturesque picturesqueand pIcturesquennd picturesqueand
and interesting figures that have been beenupturned beenupturned beenupturned
upturned by the great industrial evo evolution evolution evolution ¬
lution of the United States He has hascreated ha hacreated hascreated
created empires In railroads but never neveihas neverhtis neverhas
has a a word won been said of him that re reflects ralIects refleets ¬
fleets upon his absolute integrity in inmethod tbmethod 111method
method Before the war war Jim hill Ilillused U hillused U Uused
used to be a mud clerk on the Mis Mississippi Ml Mlsl8slppl Mississippl ¬
sissippi but a man with his brains brainswas brl1hilwali braltiawas
was never destined to check ship shipments shllments shipmeats > ¬
ments for a living Mr Hill left left his hisdesk hIsdesk hisdesk
desk and his bills of lading to go to the thewar thewar thewarand
warand war and on his return engaged himselfin himself himselfin
in the packet business Through that thatlino thatline thatline
line he made his way into railroading railroadingAs
As s an upbulldcr of railroads Mr Ir liltt liltthas Ill Illhas Iiihas li
has no equal The Hill lines are the thebest thebest lbabest
best testimonial to hi his constructed constructedand construetlvoaud constructlvoand
and creative power Mr Hills fume fumehad tumehad fumehad
had been secure on on past pertormancesbut performances performancesbut
but if his present plans are carried carriedout cnrrledout carrieout d
out he will wuttake take rank with the th greatest greatestof greatestof
of industrial generals In history historyA
A Relic of Waterloo Day DayReminiscent Da DaItemlnlscen Dare DareIteminlscent
Reminiscent of of tho storm and stress stressot stressof strewof s
of Napoleonic days Jnys is the the i 1e little snap snapshot snap snapshot snnpshot
shot reproduced here It shows one o othe of ofthe ottho
the lookout stations built by Napoleon Napoleonat Nupoleoat a
at the time when he was vns contemplat contemplating contemplatIng contemplating ¬
ing the invasion of England This Thisparticular Tblsparticular Tileparticular
particular lookout lookoutwhIch which is In a verygood very verygood verygood
good state of preservationstands preservation stands o othe on ontho ontho n
tho cliffs between Wlmereux and Ambleteuse Am Ambleteuse Ambleteus6
bleteuse and on clear days England Englandcan Englandcan Englandcan
can bo distinctly seen with the naked nakedeye nakedeye nakedeye
eye One can Imagine the watchers In Inthose Inthose I Ithose n
those little towers gazing out across acrossthe acrossthe acrossthe
the sea towards the hated laud whose e
vigilant fleets fleets and a dhard hardflghtlng hard fighting 1ghtlng armies armieswere armies armieswere ri i s swere
were the maIn obstacles to the ualver ualversal unlversa universal
sal sa 1 success of the arms of the Em Emperor EwperorXhe EmperorTho ¬
peror perorXhe The Wide WI do World Magazine
New Ztnlumt Zlul Plant That Stnrln SterneLU StnrlnLlle
i LNG LU Life p ni an II Innnrt nrf Eater J2aterOliver J Eateri EaterOliver atllr atllrI
I Oliver Bnlnbrldge lluluhlI 1gl a young ul1ug Kunlish Kunlishtnnu l lsuglislnmot
mot who liius been touring tonllu the world worldami worll1al1lt worldnull
null Is s at present staying Itn llIg In Los I os An Angeles Angules Angeles ¬
geles possesses n ntrun strange o curio In the theshape tillshlir theshape
shlir shape > e of soul sonic SlllilO dried caterpillars fromeach from fromeach frollloach
each of whloh th the > shoot of n tt youngplant young youngplant youngInrit
plant > Inrit Is growing This Interesting ex example cxIUilplc oxample ¬
ample of parasitism Redrawing llrn Iul ot otwhich otwhich ofwhich
which Is shown herewith Is from the theInterior theInterior theinterior
Interior of ofNow Now Zealand mid Mr h Bain Bainbridges BalubrIdges Bulnbridgea
bridges story stor of the nmniier in which whichhe wllicbI whichhe
I he obtained his specimens and of hU hUown hI hIown hisown
own observations regarding tlieiu Is Isas IsI1S isas
as followsWhile follows followsWhile followsWhile
While In the hot hike region one day daymy tinymy daymy
my curiosity wits nroused by some pe peculiar pecullAr per percuilar ¬
culiar caterpillars the natives were werecarrying Wlearlylng werecarrying
carrying I naked a kct1 them what they theywere theywere theywere
were and my Interest was a g Intensified Intensifiedupon Intensifiedupon intensifiedupon
upon learning that they the were ere what whatIs whatIs whatis
Is generally known as the vegetable vegetablecaterpillar vegetablecaterpillar lgetobllcaterpllllu
caterpillar It wag about nine miles milesfrom mll stilesfrom s strom
from Itotorim the wonderland that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the natives obtained these specimens specimensTheir specimensTheir I Ilhelr
Their Idea was to test them In the thestewpot tlwstewpot thestowpot
stewpot and they laughedat IlIuKh laughed dat at me me out outright outrIght outright ¬
right when I paid them fifty cents centseach reiit reiiteach
j each for them and told them that Ihad I Ihad Ihall
had never seen anything so remarka remurkable remarkable r marka markable ¬
ble bleFor
For fully n radius of 100 miles fromRotorua from fromRotorua tromHotorull
Rotorua the country countr Is poor and nd In Inmany tnmnny inmany
many places wretchedly barren a con condition con condition condltlon ¬
dition caused by the poisonous gases gasesemitted gallusemItted gasesemitted
emitted from the various hot springsand springs springsand sprIngsHnd
and geysers Upon arriving at the spot
where where tho Maoris taorhJobtalncd obtained thesi the sped spedmcus specmens > e emcns
I mcus I pitched tent nnd made a verycareful very verycareful veryI
careful microscopic study of the cater caterpillars cllwrpillars caterpillars
I pillars 1 I 1 had bought They were ere dry dryand t1I t1Iand dryand
and hardened as If sucked clean of oftheir ottheir oftheir
their juices and had growing fromthem from fromthem fromthem
them the slender stem of a vine vine In thatmeasured that thatmeasured thn t tmeasured
measured from from two and a half to fourinches four fourInches fOIllInches
Inches In length Now the problem problemfor I problemfor > rohlem rohlemCor
for me to solve was how Ito this vine got gotlocated gollocated gotlocated
located In the caterpillar caterpillarI
I made a careful search and was re rei 10i reI >
i I i warded vardldwlth with three three specimens each IIJ Inslightly It Itslightly IIJI
I slightly different stages 1 first noticed noticeda noticedlittle
a little stem resembling that of rile rhespecimens rilespec1mens thespecimens
specimens I had npught from the na natlves niltlves anfives
tlves showing showln some three or tout fouii sour souri
i i I Inches above the ground and carefully careflfilyremoving carefullyremoving carettlll carettlllremoving
removing the dirt with my knife nlte found foundthe touutthe foundI
I the poor little caterpillars stiff uui uuihard 1I11lhard anti antihard
hard about two Inches beneath ltt > neath the thvsurface thtsurface thesurface
surface surfaceThe surfaceThe surfaceThe
The thought first struck me me that air airI neI
I made ray m finds only under the great greatHata grent1tata greatBata
Bata a parasitical vine Ine It would bi bia Iwa bea >
a good Idea to examine this for to I a IIlutloD solatlon go golutlon
lutlon of the mystery I found that thatthe thaIthe thatthe
the seeds of the plant were extremely extremcljsmall extremel extremelsmall extremelysmall
small and covered with the sharpest of ofprickles ofprIckles ofprickles
prickles Crawling about on the vine vineI
I found large numbers of the cater caterpillars catetplUars caterpillars ¬
pillars It occurred to rue that that the thecaso thecaso thecase
caso must muj bo a a parallel to that ot the theInsecteating theInsecteaTIng theinsecteating
Insecteating plants which set traps trapsIn trllpIn trnp8in
In leaves or 01 stems The caterpillars caterpillarsfeeding caterpillarsfeedIng caterpillarsfeeding
feeding upon the vine of the leave leaveot leavellot leavesof
ot which they are very ery fend are ar likely likelyto IIklyto llkelyto
to get one of thb sharppointed sharp poluted seed seedcaught seedllcaught seeds seedscaught
caught under the skin where It takes takesroot tl1kCifroot takesroot
root In the Juices julc s of of the animals body bodyThe bod bodThe
The point at which the seed more usunlly us usually UIInafly ¬
ually penetrates seems to be just atthe at atthe atthe
the the ridge where where the active head sec section section section ¬
tion joins the rest of the thlbod body The TheIrritation Thlrrltatlon Timlrritatlon
Irritation caused by the working In of ofthe orthe
the swordarmed seed Is > so great thatthe that thatthe thatthe
the caterpillars probably drop > off the therlne thevIne thetine
vIne and bury themselves In the thepound theground tl10ound
pound ound In tho attempt to escape their theirtormentor tbolltormenter theirtormenter
tormenter The seed however takes takesroot tatesOOt
root OOt and in growing absorbs the nour nourishment nourIshment nourishment ¬
ishment afforded by the animals body bodyWhen bodyWhen bodyWhen
When the vine rises above the ground groundIt
It continues its parasitic career this thistime tillstime thistime
time preying upon vegetable matterReaching matter matterReaching watterReachIng
Reaching out for some convenient convenienttree convenienttree convenienttree
tree it twines itself about I1boutthls this en encircling encircling ¬
circling the trunk and spreading out outover outover outover
over the branches thrusting rootlets rootlet8into rootletsInto rootleUInto
Into the Ibark bark every few Inches as It 1tgrows Itgrows Itgrows
grows until it finally kills this second secondvictim sc ond ondvIctim
victim also In the meantime it t has hasItself halfltselC hasitself
Itself grown In trunk and branches branchesto
to the proportions of a tree treeEgyptian treeEupUa treeEgyptlau
Egyptian Kr Kr7 K Kw KQ Kt j jThe
Q 0 0The
rw rwThe
The keys used by the ancient ancientEgyptians AncIentgypUans ancientilgyptlans
Egyptians were hooks which whl h passed passedthrough IIu8sellrough passedthrough
through rough the door from the outside and andjaught andaught andaught
aught the bolts so as to shoot them themlome themlome themtome
lome or draw them back as required
A Beei ne home HotnnSome IIOIDIISome homeSome
Some reels of thread In a factory at atBrauntoH atJraunton at3raunton
BrauntoH Devonshire have been beenhosen beenhoselo beenthosen
hosen as n home by n solitary bee beevhlck beehlch beewhich
which hlch Is now actively engaged fillingbeen filling fillingthem 1111111gilIem
them with honey honeyWood honoyWood honeyWood
Wood Intended to be made Into pianos pianosqulres pianosequlres planoarequires
requires < to bo kept forty years to be ben bl bln ben
n perfect conditionThe condition condltlolLTho conditionThe
The worlds warlds output of coal in 1000 1000VBS 1000was 1000was
was 707030000 tons
Horse and Cattle Powders Liniments Etc Etc EtcGHS EtcCHAS
J4 CHAS Re R TALBERT TALBERT14961490 14961498 H St Ste N He Ee E EDONT EL Ec EDONT
1 1Li
DONT EAT EATPOOR Only the th Best BestJ BestPOOR BestPOOR
WHEN YOU CAN BUY FROM fROM USDelicious US USDelicious usDelicious
Delicious Hams TonguesMildCured TonguesMildCured Tongues fonguesMildCured
MildCured Bacon PrimeBeef Prime PrimeBeef PrimeBeef
Beef Fresh Pork and andReliable andReliable 1 1Reliable
Reliable Sausage SausagANDREW SausageANDRE3W
Wholesale and Retail Dealer DealerSTANDS DealerSTANDS 9 9STANDS
640 643 6 Centre Market 7 73 0 Street Street Market
618 6ao 6 o N L L rUrkct 65 Western Market 1I1arketU
33 Northeast NorthoaatMarket NorthoaatMarketResIdence MarketResidence Market MarketResidence
Residence and FactoryBRIQHTWOOD Factory BR10TWOOD AVENUE AVENUBOthers A VBNUBu i ilIG
u lIG c T PiI siOthers IS ISOthers
Others would see your AD ifyou If Ifyou Ifyou
you had It here Think it over overLarge overLMce overLIE
Large Circulation Lew w Rat Rates diva It a Trie deJ
Trout Aa d derl deer ert he a was saying sayingAn sayingAnSIlY sayingAnsay
An AnSIlY ay Bill flu tell em about the thebear thebear thebear
bear bearBilly bearBilly bearBilly
Billy wouldnt He blushed Amid Amidthe Amidtho Amidthe
the unchecked laughter that rang rangthrough tangthrough rangthrough
through the smoking room he could couldnot couldnot couldnot
not save his face faceBilly faceBlllytound faceBilly
Billy Blllytound found an Indians trail trnlldldnt trnlldldntyou traildidntyou didnt didntyou
you Billy goodnaturedly good naturedly jeered the thoone tbeone theone
one they called Perk PerkYou PerkVou PerkYou
You see he thought it was an In Indian InIans Indlans ¬
dian dlans Ians a barefooted Indians said he heexpansively heexpall5llvely heexpansively
expansively to the room in general generalbut generalbut generalbut
but it was a bears bearsho ho said it itbearr8 Itbearrs itbearra
bearr8 being a native of Wisconsin WisconsinBilly WIBconslnBilly WisconsinBilly
Billy was death on bears He used usedto uBedto usedto
to tell us how his uncle killed a agrizzly agrIzzlY agrizzly
grizzly out Oregon way with a lead leadpencil Ieadpenclleh leadpencileh
pencil penclleh eh Billy So Billy took a aWinchester aWinchester aWinchester
Winchester and went bear hunting huntingFore huntingFore huntingFore
Fore he got us to help he chased his hisInvisible blsluvlslble hisinvisible
Invisible but trembling quarry quarrylet quarryletmQ let letme
mQ me ace lIeeslx six weeks I think It was wasThreo wasThreo wasThree
Threo days said Billy BillyAt BillyAt BillyAt
At last went on tho Btory we wewent wewent weewent
went out together and beat up a neck neckof neckof neckof
of woods where Billy said the bear had hadIts hadIts hadits
Its nest he said It was a grizzly with withfourteen wIthfourteen withfourteen
fourteen rattles Billy himself sat satwaiting Batwaiting satwaiting
waiting at tho upper end And we did didi didItnrt didstart
i start Itnrt the beast We caught a glimpse
of him now and then thenlike like a black lit litscuttering pi piscnttoring pit pitstuttering
stuttering through the brush brushHe brushHe brushHe
He shot out of the bushes into Bil Billys BUIys Blllys ¬
lys open like a waddling skyrocket skyroolcotand sk1rooketand skyrocketand
and not seeing Billy bo sat up to look lookbaok looktbaok lookback
baok But Billy I His eyes bulge bulged bulgedout bulge4out
out like 1I1 < e marbles 1 1 tell you genUmen genthW genthWmen gentle gentlemen
men his hair rose so fast his hat went wentup wendup Wenti Wentiup
up like a clay pigeon from a trap Ho Hodropped 110dropped Hodropped
dropped his gun and in two strides ha hawaded hI hIwaded hewaded
waded Into the bear hellbentforKal hellbentforKalser hellbent tor Kal Kalear
ser Excited f He kicked he punched punchedbe unched unchedhe
he kicked again His uncle un le with the thalend tholead thelead
lead pencil and the grizzly was noth nothing nothlag o oIng
ing to Billy barehanded mauling that thatscared thatscarelt thatscared
scared black halfgrown cub It was wasnt wuont Wasnt ¬
nt ten seconds before the bear found foundthe foundthe foundthe
the mill too hot hothe ho was no noprl1t noprl1ttighterand prize prizefighter prizefighterand ¬
fighter tighterand and while Billy chased him himinto hImInto himinto
into the woods rocking him with ev everything everything everything ¬
erything he could reach we rolled on onthe onthe onthe
the ground and laughed When wo wocame wocame wecame
came up to Billy he was sitting on the thograss th thgrass thegrass
grass with his legs stuck out in front frontlooking trontlookIng frontlooking
looking at tho rifle rUlehe be had picked it itup itup itup
up And cryingMost cry crying crylnglMost ing I IMost
Most of thats a lie said Billy but butI
I guess I did forget tho gun and andbrightening andbrIghtenIng andbrightaaing
brightening a little I landed him a acouple Bctuple aceuple
couple of good ones though And Andwe Andwe Andwe
we all joined the mighty laugh that thati thtwent thatwont
i wont up upWorldo Worldo Work
The Th Chicago postofflce authorities authoritiesare
are ar looking for an enthusiastic preach preacher preacher ¬
er whose religious vagaries have oc occasioned occllsloned a acasioned ¬
casioned them considerable trouble troubleA
A few days ago envelopes which had hadcovered bndcovered hadcovered
covered incoming letters were sentito sent sentto lentl lentlto
to the postmaster by local business businessmen busInessmen businessmen
men with a vigorous remonstrance remonstranceagainst tomonstrnncearatnst remonstranceagatnst
against the practice of stamping stampingelections stampingseJectlons stampingselections
elections from scripture on mailpassing mail mailpassing mallpaulD
passing through the postofflce pOstoIDceThe pOstoIDceThetoxb The Thetexta ThetozU
texta wore printed in fine type and andstamped andItamped andstamped
stamped In purple ink on the envel envelope envelope envelope ¬
ope by means of rubber stamps stampsA stampdlstlngul8hed
A A distinguished citizen wanted to toknow toknow toknow
know why the postofflce postoIDceahould should be so soInterested soIntarclted soInterested
Interested In his salvation as to tostamp tostamp tostamp
stamp these texts on an envelope ad addressed addressed addressed ¬
dressed to him himJesus himJesus himJesus
Jesus Wants to SaveTell Save SavelTell BaveTell
Tell the Worldl WorldYe WorldlYe WorldlYe
Ye must bo born again John 37 37How 37HowT 37How
How HowT Whosoever bollovetb that Jesus JesusIs JeauBIII Jesusis
Is the Christ is born of God 1 John JohnH
51 and doth not commit sin 1 John JohnAn
89 89An
An Jmmedlato medlato investigation was wasmade wasmodI wasmade
made in the local offlce but the ro religious roIIglous roligious ¬
ligious enthusiast was not discovered discoveredamong dIscoveredamong discoveredamong
among the ranks of Chicagos postal postalemployes postAlemployes postalemployee
employes Some ot tho letters bad
come cometrom from the east eastand and tho envelopes envelopeswere envelopeswere envelopeswere
were transmitted through the usual usualchannels usuaJchannels usualchannels
channels to see it the enthusiast was waanot wasnot wasnot
not a railway postal clerk or a clerk In Intho mtbo Inthe
the Boston or New York postofflco postofflcoAH postoIDceAll postoffleeAll
All clerks and carriers denied onlod the thaimpeachment thoImpeachment theimpeachment
impeachment and the papers traveled traveledback traveleabaok traveledback
back again to Chicago The invest Javoatlgallon inyotgatlon investgation
gallon was continued there tber and aftot aftota
a slight delay It was found that on onparticular one oneparticular a aparticular
particular day In the middle of o Do Docamber Docomber
I comber a 11 traveling preacher passed passedthrough passedthrough passedthrough
through one of the big office buildings bulldiugsand buildingsand
i and had stamped everything In eight sbjhtwith eUhfwith eightwith
with texts ot Scripture It sooaw sooawthat seolMthat aoeaethat
that he went through some ot the theoffices theoIDces theoffices
offices and impressed Impres ed the stamps on onletters OQletters onletters
letters lying on the desks des Its No one oneappears oneappears oneappears
appears to have connected his hi visit visitwith visitwith Islt Isltwith
with too texts on the envelopes and andit andIt andit
it was concluded that somo one In the thepostofflce thepostomco theposlofilce
postofflce bad become intonated 1nt sto ID othe IDthe 10thl
the spiritual welfare of the general generaalpublic generalpublic genoralpubllo
public and bad taken this moans of ofcalling 01cnUlng o1calling
calling attention to pertinent texts
found in Holy Writ WritTho WritThe WritThe
The explanation was a relief to tb tbpostal the thepostal thepostal
postal authorities who had been vain ¬
ly seeking for moro than a a month to
discover tho person responsible fo for
tho handstamped texts

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