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k USSIA lins adopted ndoptedo a gro grotesque ¬
N tesque but practical method methodof 1110thollIt
It BUSUA of Instructing young OUUS soldiers soldiersIn I IIn
In the use uf the bayonet bayonetThe bnyouotqho
qho The authorities demonstrated demonstrnted to their theirown thohnvn
own satisfaction that tho usual bayo bayonet bnyonot ¬
net exorcises which are a part of the theregular thei
i regular drill did not lit a mnu for ef effective eCrf ¬
rf fective r ltIe work In actual warfare warfareAn VIllf 1rt 1rtAll
An Ingenious warrior conceived the theIdea
Idea of having the young ouu soldier prac ¬
tice on uiannlklns Which are of life lifesizo lifeslzo
sizo To further carry clm out the illusion illusionthe 1I1ulliontho
the maunlklns are placed on n fortlll fortlllcation COItl1lcntlon
cation which they thl are supposed to bo bodefending hedlfclllllng
defending and the recruits are or ordered ortlelNl ¬
dered to scale the stronghold and put putthe lllltthe
the defenders to tIll bayonet bayonetThe bnyonctrhe
The mannlUlus nre placed IllncCtlln In all allmon allmonnCl man manner ¬
ner of positions Some im suspendedIn suspended RUllplIIIIIlllIn
In the air others nrc kneeling nnd nndsome
some lying down The Idea II > a Is to toadi
the soldiers how to use the bayonet bayonetmust bllyouetIIIl1l1t
must edidually to show them hbw h v to tokill to111I
kill of nt least Icn < lt destroy he fighting fightingability t thtinIJnlllllly
ability of the man attacked with OliO ojiostroke OliOIlllIl
stroke < IlllIl The maniilklns ma1ll11111I8nro aro movable movablennd 1110I11lelIull
nnd If the beginner does not not glv Q the theproper theIJrolllr
proper Jlirust or cut the stroke strol < o Mils MilsIt tAli tAliIt
It Is a most lIvel lively and nn Inspiring kind kindof klmlof
of drill and the soldlora enter uikin u on It Itwith t twllh
with amazing enthusiasm and il ul the theslaughter th thlnuJhlrr
slaughter of the mnnnlklns Is frightful
m1mmmmtIili mm
Ii Ifw ffiWffi H m mtI
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tI < oilM > I 5olln 5ollnmol1g
Among mol1g the subjects discussed dlsc ssed by 11 the thelast thelast
last International Congress of Ameri Americanists Amerlcmlsts ¬
canists was the antiquity of man One Oneof Duetif
of the exhibits was tho Lansing LansingMan Innsln Innslni
I Man Ian consisting of n skull nnd n few fewbones fewJ
J I i bones said to be at least 8000 and andperhaps nnl1llelhlps
perhaps 30000 years rors old found by a aV aIi
that they had developed beyond the thestnges thestngls
stnges of primitive savagery savageryItemovnble sangeryUemoable
Itemovnble ChaIr Sent SentThere SntThere
There has been recently placed on onthe onthe
the market n patented removable removnblechnlr removnblechnlrsent chair chairsent
sent two views lew8 of which ure here hereshown hereshown
shown One Illustrates the top or visi visible vlslbll ¬
ble part of the seat the other showing showingthe showingtbe
the under portion and instantaneous instantaneousmethod Instnntnneousnl
method nl tholl of applying the seat to nu old oldchnlr oldchoir
choir In need of recalling The seat seatbase selltbll8C
base Is hard wood of ofsultnble suitable thick thickness thlclness ¬
ness upholstered in a tine grade ral1e of ofleatherette oflentherctte
leatherette and good quality of by
< Variously estimated at from 8000 to 30000 years old
farmer near Lansing Kan last Feb February 1ebrunr ¬
ruary ruaryIn runr runrIn
In tho opinion of Professor Upham Uphamthe Uphamtbe
the Lansing skeleton offers probably probablythe probablytbe
the oldest proof of mans presence on onthis onthis
this continent yet et It Is II only a n third thirdprobably thirdprobably
probably only oul an eighth as old as the theflint thelut
flint lut hatchets of St Acheul It ban banbeen ballbeen
been estimated that man In the Somme SommeValley SommcYolley
Valley and other parts of France and andIn nndIn
In Southern England I nglnnd made good pale paleolithic poleollthlc ¬
olithic Implements fully 100000 years yearsago cars carsago
ago When the earliest man came to toAmerica toAmerlclI
America cannot probably be b closely closelydetermined closelydetermined
determined It may have been during duringthe durlnsthe
the glacial period It may have been beenearlier beenenrller
earlier In Professor Upharas opinion opinionthe opinionthe
the Lansing discovery gives us much muchdefinite muchdefinIte
definite knowledge of a glacial man mandolichocephalic mandolichocephalic
dolichocephalic lowbrowed nnd prog prognathous prognnthous ¬
nathous having nearly the same stat stature stnture ¬
ure of our people today todn Professor ProfessorWIIHston IrofessorWilliston
WIIHston believes that the Lansing Lansingman Lousingmnn
man was doubtless contemporary with withthe withtbe
the equus fauna well represented In Inthe Inthe
the late Pleistocene deposits of Ian Kansas Iansas ¬
sas which Include extinct species of ofthe oftbe
the horse bison mammoth and masto mastodon UlOStJ1don ¬
don moose moose camels llamas and pecca peccaries peccaIlls ¬
Ills He was also the contemporary contemporaryf
> f the late paleolithic men of Europe EuropeirboMt Europehollll
irboMt hollll advanced Implements showed
glenlc cotton felt the leatherette lea tberette being beingcarried
carried over the edges and tacked se securely securely ¬
curely to till under side of the neat SlJa t it itself Hself ¬
self which Is about a half inch thick thickcomplete thickcomplete
complete When reseating a wornout wornoutcanebottomed wornoutcanebottomed
canebottomed or other chair the most mostInexpert mostIneXIIlrt
Inexpert have only to cut out the worn wornsent wornscnt
sent substitute the one here described describedwhich l1escrlllel1which
which has a nicely tapered edge cover coverIng coerIlIg
Ing the cane holes and making a good
finish On Ish and then bend slightly the four fourtough fourtough
tough wrought steel books screwed to tothe tothe
the under side of the scat no n tools or ormaterial orlUllwIlal
material being required to complete completethe cOlUlJletethe
the work The seats are made in dif different dltterent ¬
ferent styles and rind sizes for various variouskinds nrlIus nrlIusklndi I
kinds of chairs
Code of tVnrnlnb 1orfecteil by Intern Interntlnnal intern interntlonal
tlnnal TourliU League Leaguesignals LeaJueAn
An Intelnatlonal colle of warn III IIIslgnnl8
signals for tho benefit of all cyclist cyclistand cycll cycllnnd >
and more particularly for those travel travellug hnvc hnvcIng
lug in foreign countries with tll whose whoselanguage whoslIl1ngunge
language they are unfamiliar has just justbeen
been composed The series of danger dangersigns
signs Is of great simplicity and has
been unanimously adopted by the nine nineteen ulueteen
teen national cycling c ellng associationwhich
which comprise the Llgue Internatlou Internatlouale Intel atlo11 atlo11nle
ale dcs Associations Tourlts TourltsThe 1ourltsrill
The rill basis of the signals Is the arrow arrowwhich arroIwhich
which Is 111 universal use in daugeisigns
signs and Is therefore easily under understood understood
stood by all cyclists cyclistsEconomy cyclistsEeonom
Economy Eeonom begins be lns nt home more oftci oftciI oftc oftcI
I than does charity
TC LI BEN m N IIAMUD IIA tuD offlctally offlctallyto
AtI to bo known ns Spyyld All AllV Allhas
V has been proclaimed Sultan Sultanf Sultnnor
f ot Knnzlbari Znl1zlhnr under British Britishprotection I
protection with Prjino PrImo Minister Hogors Hogorstis HolterIIS
tis Uogeut until tho youthful African Africanjls Atrlcnns
jls s twentyone Tjtlio dominions of the theniw tillnew
new Sultan who succeeds Ills lately latelydeceased ltlely1I1censli1
deceased father comprise the Islands Islandsof Islnndsof
of Enuzlbar IC25 G2r square miles Peinba PeinbaSCO lcroba3GO
SCO square miles Malla Inll 200 square squaremiles squaremlles
miles mid Lnimi 200 square miles milesThe mllerho
The present British protectorate dales dalesfrom I1ntcstrom
from 1SOO 18 > 0 ami nut the Prime Minister is isAlways Islways
Always lways English l ngllsh The dominions of ofthe ofthe
the new Sultan form part of British BritishEast llrltlshI
East I nst Africa The Standard London Londonsays lonl1onfinys
says saysAll
All Ben Haraud will haVo learnednt learned learnednt
nt Jlbiitil of the death of his father fatherand 1atheronl
and onl of his succession to the sultanate
Tho new Bultan ot Zanzibar ZanzibarIIo ZanzibarlIe
lIe was traveling homo la the com company company
pany of General llalkes Commander CommanderInChief CommanderInCblet
InChief of the Zanzibar forces and of ofAir of1lr
Air Basil Cave Cavctbe the British agent and andConsul nndConsul
Consul in the Island As Sir Charles CharlesEliot OhnrlesEliot
Eliot his Majestys Commissioner and andConsulGenera nntlC011sutGenernl
ConsulGenera in East Africa Is on onhis onhis
his way homo on leave It will thus thusbe thusbe
be seen that the principal prlnclpalBrltlsh British au authorities autborlties ¬
thorities are absent from the scene sceneand seenennd
and that in that respect the death of ofthe otthe
the Sultan occurred nt an Inconvenient Inconvenientmoment t triloment
moment But Mr Rogers who whosuc whosucceeded suc succeeded ¬
ceeded the late Sir Lloyd Mnthews as asPrime nsPrlmelIlnlster
Prime PrlmelIlnlster Minister of the Zanzibar Gov Government GovernlDent ¬
ernment was at his post ost and the du duties duties ¬
ties of agent n ont and Consul are in the thehands thehands
hands of the ViceConsul Mr 1r Kestell KestellCornish KestenCornish
Cornish There seems to be no cause causefor cnusetor
for tor apprehending oppreben lng disturbances Ger German German ¬
man man intrigues ngalust British Influ Influence Jnaunce ¬
ence nce having ceased with the abandon abandonment abnntIonment ¬
ment of extrntbrrltorlnllty under the theSamoan thoSnmoan
Samoan Snmoan treaty1 and the Germans be being bcug ¬
ing ug responsible for Kbalcd the theun theunsuccess1ul un unsuccessful ¬
successful claimant to the throne at atthe ntthe
the time of the death of Humid Ben BenThwaln DenThwnln
Thwaln ThwalnAlthough ThwnlnAltllo
Although Altllo h but seventeen the boy boySultnn bo boSulton
Sultnn lias husalrenlly already married his cousin cousina O l llnii llniin
a princess prh ccsl of the royal house houslwbp whp ift iftnot f fnot
not yet twelve Ho vtas os educated la laEngland InBnglnnd
England EnglandHerbert BnglnndHerbert >
Herbert Spencer the Famous English EnglishPhilosopher EnglishPhilosopher
Air h Spencer lIencer more than any other otherman othermau
man has dominated scientific thought thoughtduring tboughtduring
during the last quarter century Ills IllsSynthetic HisSyntb
Synthetic Syntb tle Philosophy is his monu monument monument ¬
ment He Is very old 111 nnd not very verycheerful veryI
I cheerful He regards with wl h sorrow the therecent thelecent
recent revival of Imperialistic spirit In InEngland InBnglnnd
England and elsewhere and fakes takes a agloomy agloomy
gloomy view of the future of mankind mankindWomen mnnkll1l1Women
Women prompters have been tried at atthe atthe
the BerJIn theatres with success ns It Ithas Ithns
has been found that their voices olces carry carrybetter
1 better across the stage nnd are less lessaudible lessnlldlble
audible In the auditorium
T n lamost Goffnn nr in FiBt FiBtin
in mo WorW It is at Buono olis Brazil
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I Horse and Cattle Powders Liniments Etc Etc EtcGHAS EtcI
I < mils R TALBERT T BERT 14961498 14ge14911 tf St N E EDONT EI
Only Onl the Best BestANDREW BestPOOR
Delicious Hams Tongues TonguesMildCured TonguesMildCured
MildCured Bacon prime primeBeef primeBeef
Beef Fresh Pork and andReliable andReliable
Reliable Sausage SausageANDREW
Wholesale and Retail Dealer DealerSTANDS DealerST
640 643 6c Centre Market 1 71 O Street Market
618 620 N L riarket 65 8 Western Market arket arketU
33 Northeast Market MarketResidence MarketResidence
Residence and PactoryBRIQHTWOOD VENUe AVENUBggmagraiwayiM It VENUeFOR
ggmagraiwayiM aBW aBWFOR
To preserve or restore it there is 110 better bett r pre prescription prescription ¬
scription for men women and children than Ripans RipansTabules RipnnsI
I Tabules OChey ey are ar easy a yto to take tak They are made ade of ofa ofi
i a combination combin tlonof of medicines approved and used by every everyphysician everyphysic
physician physic a Ripans Tabules are widely used by all allsorts aUsorts
sorts of f people but to the plain plaineveryday eyeryday folks they theyare theyare
are are a veritable friend in need Ripans Tabules have haveV
If V become pf r iMf MIPIP theit standard Qfnnrloivl f fitniUr lt11Hy imnoHtr remedy TMi They rn are a o r rpendable de dependable
pendable honest remedy with a long and successful successfulrecord successfulrecord
record to cure indigestion dyspepsia habitual and andstubborn nd ndstl1bb
stubborn stl1bb orn constipation offensive e breath heartburn diz dizziness dizziness ¬
ziness palpitation of the heart sleeplessness sleeplessn ss muscular muscularrheumatism muscularrheumatism
rheumatism sour stomach bowel and liver complaints complaintsThey complaintsI
I They strengthen wealp wea stomachs build up run down downsystems downsystems
systems restore pure pureblood blood good goo appetite and sound soundnatural soundnatural
natural sleep Everybody derives denv s constant benefit benefitfrom benefitfrom
from a regular use of Ripaus RipansTabules Tabules Your druggist druggistsells druggistsells
sells them The five cent packet is enough for an anordinary anordinary
ordinary occassion The Family Bottle 60 cents con contains contains ¬
tains a supply for a 0 year yearRIPANS
Estimating Damage Dam ge Dorfe Dorfeby Dorleby
by Recent Forest Fires
It Is Impossible to estimate with ex exBctness exactness
Bctness the damage wrought by the theforest theforest
forest nros that have been raging In InWashington InWashington
Washington Oregon Wyoming and andColorado andColorado
Colorado already this fall Not until untiltho untilthe
the burned territory has been thor thoroughly thorooughly ¬
oughly gone over can any authorita authoritative authorltatlve ¬
tive estlmato be made It Is probable probablethat probablethat
that the severity of the forest fires In Inthe Inthe
the west this year will result In so socuring securIng
curing better protection through legis legislation legisIlltlon ¬
lation and also an extension of the thenational thenational
national forest reserve system systemThe systemTho
The greatest factor In the safety of ofthe ofthe
the forest reserve is the stringent set setof setof
of rules In force acting as a preven preventive preventlve ¬
tive As soon as a person enters a agovernment nGovernment1orest
government Government1orest forest reserve ho finds findssigns findssigns
signs staring him In tho face and In Informing Informing ¬
forming him that ho must not klndlo klndloan klndloan
an open fire In the reserve Every Everycamper Everycamper
camper is required to have a stove of ofsome ofsome
some sort As folding sheetIron sheetIronitoves sheetlrontoves
itoves can be secured at small ex expense expcnse ¬
pense this Is notA hardship aa many manyImagine manyImagine
Imagine Sometimes this law Is brok broken brokn ¬
en n In ridiculously costly fashion as a arecent arecont
recent instance in tho White River Riverforest Riverforest
forest reserve In Colorado proved provedparty A Aparty
party of clergymen were hunting and andBshns andftshlng
Bshns In the reserve near the place placewhere placewhere
where President Roosevelt hunted huntedmountain huntedmountnln
mountain lions They had a folding foldinglamp toldlngamp
lamp stove and Intended to comply complywith complywith
with the Iw AW but after using the stove
they deliberately dumped the hot coals coalson coalson
on tho ground and left them t em The fire fireruany tireseon
seon spread to the dry timber and andfllany
ruany acres were burned before the therangers therangers
rangers got tho flames under control controlScientists controlScIentists
Scientists claim that one of thei theilargest the theInrgest
largest fires in Colorado this fall was wasBtarted wastitnrtod
Btarted by a meteor The fall of one oneof oneof
of these heavenly bodies was noticed noticedIn
In Platte canyon not many mlle mllefrom milefrom
from Denver Boon afterward a for forest torcst ¬
est nre broke out consuming many manyacres manyacros
acres of timber before it could be con controlled contlolled ¬
trolled There were no campers ID IDthe IDthe
the vicinity and was regarded as cer certain certnln
tain that the meteor started thol 1II 1IItlagratlon v vflagratlon
flagratlon tlagratlonTho I ITho
Tho government reserves rescrves ail ailevery n nevery
Instltil InstltilThis thOl <
every sense a national InsUb InsUbThIs
This was shown recently In Cola Col Colwhen d6 I Iwhen
when a wealthy corporation lawy laW < J ot otNew otNew
New York who was hunting In the theWhite theWhite
White River Jtlver forest reserve accident accidentally arldentl111y ¬
ally started a forest fire He was wascompelled wascompelled
compelled to fight the fire tor several severaldays severaldl1s
days and nights and vrhea finally hrtv hrtvand h hand
and his party reached clvlllzatloJ clvlllzatloJthey clvlllzatlo clvlllzatlothey
they were so exhausted they coull coullhardly coul coulhardl
hardly hardl stand Neither wealth nor InN InNfluence In Infiuence
fluence stood the lawyer In good goodstead goodstead
stead and in all probability he wlHi wlHihave will willhave
have to answer to tho government1 government1authorities goV rnment rnmentauthorities
authorities for the destruction ol olnearly ojnelirly
nearly BOO acres ot timber tl1nberNew tl1nberNewYork New NewYork
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