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Happenings Here and There in Gotham Millionaires to Have Fin est'Go'f Links in the WorldFeline with Diamonds io Her Ears Stirs Up Society Woaien. J V P ..'. and the Short Hole a: St. Andrews. j !nn.l to New rrk city where the nature of the soil and , ' "'t f.ii e .na'-e it possible to teii'd an ideal course. On no v, m;h s of Ni w Yolk is it fossible to build such a course. : 1 t:..-i (til' : : !!' land has ni r a :ni of contictimts sea frontage, with sand ir to th.ise a'iroad. I !: iav. l ; !!. '.. ise l !s "n wha u known as SeUonae neck snd to the i .'f Shitnifcvk Hi'.! .Mtt'iti 1: is practically hounded on three sides Hi.il Picnic lay a ltd fold Sprina hay. r -one-.-ant with tin- curs s abroad as well as the host in this :y. whi'-h are ci m-mv conc-ded to lie those of the Garden City Golf M.'pia Hunt ( 1 X.i and the t'hii .ic ) Coif cluli. realize that as yet Anier .is no links comparable with the !asic courses In Great Hrltaln and nd. li is the otijoct of the ortauizi rs of the new movement to build such II .1 ' r . ;, U I I I'h- Lira i : ihers an to ask ') mi tt to suhserihe $ 1 .ntin for this purMise. Thce o he called the founder. l'"stiis th. founders th rs there is to t:" .1 - . w:h an irii'ia'io'i foe of f l"0 to Ijuil ia'e n.ombership will build the ii'cessai y uolf clulihoiise. WINNER AT A CAT SHOW CAUSES S;..i'l,',vs leeently won her place in the feline .1.. nt f .i ni'-. Olliriais of two women's societies s tr : ill niessaues about her. a meat hotel was ii ;. 'ipn't and a cat and do hospital was in .1'. . : : '.i i". SimvU'i is a cat with diamonds in her ears rii w.i s raffled at a bazaar st'vcti at the Waldorf' V ::.i ti the Little Mother.-.' Aid society. Mrs. 1 Anderson, who iliew the prize, cotn- i'.' ih.it the L'cms wei" ,a.ie ntid the f.-line i ; ti i -! i '. c-lc peiliuree. t a'.'i was no'ieed animal had been s'eipe on in plans. - udcron complained to i he oi cani..it ion rie 'he fair, and as a conscipicnce ihe iu-tnry of this remarkable cat. including ''.i-n 1 past, was placed under the limt-liuht. s had cneie from over inward Eiuhth avnue and was taken by a kind 'o :h- Itide a W ee shelier for animals in West Thirty oliihth street. cat had no ,iea of becoming liMnous. she had a wan look. Mrs. I'.l'ioks. who likes to nive cats iewolrv and to have Ibeni mwe b:ol i ivct.' at I atr-iemetit th the Itiile-a Wee Ih iiltaii at the Waldorf-Astoria, but at the last moment, when it was found ho diil not intend lo !,e peisorially responsible for the home intlueneos i" creature. I he attendant Uiouuht that Sparkles was nlenlv mind etioiiub. ('in- of ' 1 That wai how Sparkles made her iinnp.ii nine unmm' ilu. oi.l.,,,,l,,, u ,.r a i.ti i' I .stoi ia Keports of the di-niiM'action of Mrs. Anderson arousivl the Ire of the weiin n w ho niauane I till., n Wee. Mrs. Harry I'lys.ses Kilihe. the president, said rli.ii ,he never would have con-.eiited to have Siarkles ko to the bazaar "''"' 'hi" ' oil was ovviiiu lo a luisialie of a new attendant Hint it happened. She -.i in tin- Mtperinieinletit and a veterinary siirm on lo the house of Mrs. tirl. : -tin. and p.nkles, minus liie lini. alien jewels, was taken lo the hos n. 'al. Mr; Kihlie said it was a shame lo pierce a cat's ears and that she did not know what Mrs. Itronk, miaul by doi,m so. It also was found that Spaniel had a badly inllanied foot, w lu re either a lare shoe, with a hotel I'm-, r balanced in ii. or ;i trunk had fallen on p. The Waldorf-Astoria man a. iin iii emphatic illy deny that anyone there stepped on pussy's foot. The lilt lloW js helm; tleated al the epeie (,J ihe president of the Little Mothers' Mil oeielv NEW YORK IMPERVIOUS TO DANGER SIGNS. I lie , -'He. laughing and chnttinu as If thev ' " " II.' "I I lll'll llOUICd. Then i In. sate movers goi busy attain. A crowd had gathered on the opposite side of Itroadway to see the safe hoi.ild and when it disappeared through ihe window there were sighs of relict, if Hie ,-0,,e8 had parted while the satv was suspended In the air with so many people passing below some it Diem would have surely been killed. We always lest every rope and puliy before we use It." said one of the sine movers ' If we didn't we would kill or injure two or three people v. -v day. because n ine or iliein pay anv attention to the danger signs, ex-ec'-i ii tew nervous women. ' 1 v'- ''ei n stand right under a suspended safe and look up at It as f there was absolutely no chance of its falling. Some of these men become indignant when I tell them to move on. That K)fe which we have jusi raised weighs a li 1 1 lo over two tons and U i' t vi r cnmi down on anybody's head there would only be a grease spot ... ti to hbow where a person li.nl once been. There is only one wav to keep il iH-ople iVim. walking tinder the sates and that is bv sti eichin u m,, aro-ju.d the dn.nt.cr zirnv" GREAT SUMS SPENT TO HASTEN TRANSIT. Is 'ew York tunnel-mad'.' Has some new niierii'ijH lurking in the subway infected the whole ity with ti desire for underground travi-1? Cer tain it it. that never before has such a r.t renin f tiMd Id-Hi (Kjujvd forth for under. ijni'inil bur. i uw inns. On lb rue sid- of the city human moles are madly diajritm ut new tunnel-' at a cost which is jiiuost staggering, leui-hltm urn millions, but nun I reds of millions. The Pennsylvania bores will ost $i'.r,.iHiii,ijiiO. Then there Is the Cortland mrel liintn-1. on which $ IO.O.pO.iMIO will be cx-IK-nded; the Morton street tunnel, costing $10.000.. will; the l'.iiMPvy tutinirj, $S iMMi.Ouo, ltnd the Stein way iiiunel $r,.ri0l.000. In racl. there should be tunnels enoniih for bII at prices lo meet any pock- etliook. When all these are completed in tne Ri-eatest tunnel city in the world. Hut it Is not only In un eiKround work that the city Is spending millions. Altogether SI.OiHl.OOO.OOO Is beinj,' Invested in Improvements, a fact which naturally causes Father Knickerbocker to be deeply interested In things financial. The ;enoral Kleenic company Is spending l-O.uno.OOl) on an ex leiisiun. the New Haven railroad $!o,0'iit.i.p' for "lect ril'icat ion. tln .New Yoik Central JiUi.OOO.oOu oa various improveuient.--., Indudins the lebuildin:; of thf ;.:i!il Central station, and Hie Western I'nio.i i ID.OOil.Ooo. More inilllor t.'ive ti-d ! i imiirover.'eau in near by territory swell the lytal to the $1,00.,iwO, 0 ii ttiai'.i, at which point even New Yoik will have : stun for breath. XKW YORK - The millionaires' Rolf course, the pet dream of Charles M. Mucbonnld, Is to be u reality, lie announced that nfter a year's search and study he had Anally purchased 200 ncres ol land In the Shlnnocock hills for $10,000. Although work will he started at once, the course will not he ready for play for two jenrs. The links will he the finest In the world. Walter .1. Travis. Mr. Emmet. 11. J. Whit-'haro and Mr. MacDonald will constitute the committee to lay out the course. Three months have hern t ro-l for that part of the work. Then a mlnla- t-ire model of the links will he made. Including ' vac; reproduction of many famous holes that are ! to he copied. j ntotii these are the Hedan at North llerwlck. , he an associate membership of 200 and annual ilues of t'.'M t.i tic. The TROUBLE. lo have a line tliallcse animal for That New Yorkers pay little attention to over head dangers was illustrated one afternoon re cently, when four sale movers were hoisting a two ton safe into a window of a hinh buildini; on I '.roadway. Ilefoiv the men started lo hoist the safe they placed at each end of the buiblinu; a sifin on which the word danger was printed in large red letters. When the sate had been raised about 1'5 feet the men st lipped to rest. The big safe hung suspend ed in ihe air. A steady st renin of men and women, unheed ing the danger signs, walked under the suspended sale, some of them not even glancing up to see what vyas being raised. Some women walked out ill ihe miller, but the maioiltv watkeil i-li'ln Inr were in iiw. ..,. ,,,-u,. ,.r ,i,..t.. New York will lay claim to the title JUVENILE ELECTRICIANS. "Why, children, what am you doing "O' we're only idaylng " Short circuit! HANK PETERS' By Emmett (CnpyrlRht, by Dally There had not been a breath of air for tin hour, when suddenly there came a tigh from far away In the starlit dimness, and n strong pt'ff of wind blew ihe smoke from the fire rairly into iho Old Man's face as he lay luxuriously upon the ground, his head upon a saddle. He sat up, coughing, and wiped the tears from his eyes. "Which I'm free to maintain," he presently n marked, "Is that there ain'l but one tiling In this world more unexpected than a fire." " 'Tain't women," Charlie said, pausing In his occupation of produc ing doleful uirs from a mouth organ. ' You shore ran count on them. Ain't no doubt bout. whi they'll do an' tho answer is 'you.' " "Which 1 was rcmurkln' when thi3 here saddle-galled Charlie busts into the arena, is,' the Old Man contin ued, "that flare's Jest one thins more uncertain than a fire. Which is a woman." Charlie's scornful reply was sud denly cut short by some one sluing upon him, and he subsided with a grunt. "There was a little bit of a gal comes lo the Rainwater country once." the Old Man drawled, his pipe hanging loosely between his teeth, ' an' you shore would athought you could calculate which way she would probably jump If u rattler buzzed, but bhucks! Sin. was a woman. "This littio gal was the daughter of a eastern sky pilot that had come out for his health, and was Under putt in' in his time plntin' us poor Rainwater folks at the great sliinin' target, as he put it. She came out to see him durln' her college vaca tion, an' right away gospil stoek jumped clean over the top of the blaekboaid. This little girl had a way of takin' hold or your hand an' lookln' wistfully out of her big bine eyes, on' sayln': 'Surely 1 11 see you ut services Sunday?' that just plumb convinced you t hat church was ihe very thing you had been aplnln' for ever since Christmas. "Well, this hero little gal Virginia Hay ton w as her name sliorely did run that Rainwater country to suit her self: .n' somehow it wasn't half as bad as you would calculate 'twould a been. For all her big blue eyes an' blow-away hnlr she was a shore 'nough sport, an' would ride anything that had four legs. There was two -of the hoys. Ned Carter, from the Two Stars, an Hank I'eteis, from Iho Double Cross, I hut was Just plumb locoed over this here gal. an" she seemed to like both of them a right smart that Is, week days. Sundays she give them the frozen glance. Which same was be cause they wouldn't neither of 'era i tune lo her dad's services. ' Well, these two was ruiiniif 'bout neck an' neck, an' Ned was geltin' wild, didn't seem to have no con trol of hlsself no how. Met he bought 1.1 nilk scarfs, an- held up a g.-caser w;t!i hia gun Un" made him sll him his big silver spurs, lie had plumb gone to the end of his rope when lie thought he saw u chance to make u hit, an' he Jumped In with itoth feel. "Virginia's, dad wus hldin' a re vival, an' Ned llggera to himself that If lie was to get converted it would boost up ills stock a wholo lot. so he sails in. ". hlclt name would have been all rigtit if it had been any body but Ned. hut he never could do anything moderate. All that shoutln' an' slngin' kinder goes to his head, un' he's got two different brands of loco in his system at the same lime. "This hero move of Ned s sure stumps Hank for awhile, but ho braces up. an' lows, he'll amble round s-.itne evenln' an" see what kind of a cold deck proposition this here Is. anyhov. Which same ho does. "When ho is-.-U to the door It's with your poor sleeping auntie'" CONVERSION C. Hall Story Tub. Co.) early, so he kinder hangs round to see what brand of mavericks Is fre quentin' tMIs range, anyhow. He's a scotitln' around therefore when lie sees Virginia cumin' along the trail hangin' onto Ned Carter's arm, an' alookin' up from time to time Into his face. I ambled along 'bout that time, myself, an' I never did see any body look more 'an half as foolish an' happy as Ned did. They goes on Into the Doxology works, an' then Hank slides In an' takes a back scat uupre tientous like. "Well, presently they commenced to get up steam, an' they sliorely jerked her wide open! Of all the excite ment I ever did see, outside of a In dian pain-klllor dance, that meetln' had it heat a mile. Kvery once in awhile some mavarick would let out a yell an' go aplungln' up to the mourners' bench an' that would start 'em all over again. Presently some of the most earnest ones comes a-plowin' back to drag up others that ain't yet seen tho light. 'Along these here was Ned. Ho seed Hank a-set-tin' there with a kinder disdainful air, an' he makes a bee-lino for him. "Come on an' git washed of your sins, yo' poor benighted heathen!" he yells at. Hank. "Huh! What for?" says Hank. "Seems like ter me that this hero Is a plumb weak an' foolish business for a grown man." "It ain't none weak fer me, an" I'm some over six," Ned says, restralnin' hlsself, 'count of the fact that Vir ginia has kinder sidled 'round that way an' was listenin'. "You come up an' git washed." "Fer what?" Hank says again, a whole lot disdainful. "To save you from hell, for which same you're on tho express with no return ticket." Ned says, a whole lot earnest. "Hell? Huh! Hain't none!" says Hank, contemptuously. "Ain't?" says Ned, peelin' his coat, "hooks like you're one of them that has to he showed," he continued, an' then they tangled. "An' they sliorely did tangle. Never saw such a beauty of a mixup In all my life. Couldn't tell what was goin' on for a minute or two, an' then I heard Ned nsk: " 'is that- a hell?' "'No, thai- ain't!' Hank punts, aoi then there was more commotion. " Is thar any hell now?' 1 frequent ly heard Ned say, an' Hank let out a yell. "'Thar shore is!' he pants, an' soon as Neil rolls off him he makes a charge for that mourners' bench like he was in front of a stampede. " 'You certainly believe In the i church militery, Mr. Carter," Virginia ! says, wlpln' the tears out of her eyes, j That was Ihe best Bcrlmmafce lever ! saw. I w Ish .lack could have seen j It he's iho lightweight champion of j ihe east, you know. We nro going I to be married next month, on the quiet, mid if you ever come east, you ! want, to look us up.' " "Of 4-oiiihc now thut gal I knew ! In Yuma" Charlie began, but was 'promptly smothered with a blanket, j "Which the funny part of it was." the Old Man concluded, "Ned goes off prompt on a lainpaKo and shoots up Redblanket and the Sheriff, an' Hank i stuck la the gospel outfit like wool ! to a cactus, an' now is a kind of ! deputy sky pilot hltisell." Hysteria has always existed, and ' Is us rife uniong peoples where a life ; of dreury monotony prevails us in ! communities where there is an excess of stimulating variety. In the first two centuries of New ICnglund's history, 1 there was far more of it, and of a far ; more frantic character, than will be ! found to-day. Though the population jof Salem. Mass., had quadrupled, there 'are not to-day hysterical patients ; enough In It to get up another Salem i witchcraft that would told a caudle to Itho first. NEW MOVE BY PRESIDENT. Chlsf Exteutlv In Psraonal Chargs of Legislation Ho Desires. President Roosevelt In his efforts to secure legislation which he thinks la necessary to the welfare of tho oountry has 'Introduced at Washington ft new custom, which is yery offensive to the senate and to many members of the house, by taking personal charge of legislative measures and ex erclstng his powerful Influencu to se cure their consideration and adoption. Without considering the propriety of the executive Interference in legisla tive affairs, which always has been and always will be done, It would bo a great deal better to legalize It In this country on the English plan, says the Washington Star. Over there the gov ernment submits certain bills which It considers necessary to become laws and on a certain day In the session the leader of the house, who Is usu ally the prime minister, moves the postponement of all other measures so that they can receive undivided at tention. It would be a great deal bet ter If the president of the United Slates, through the chairman of the committee on ways and means In the house and the chairman of the com mittee on appropriations In the senate, should give the Indorsement of the administration formally and officially to such measures as he thinks are necessary to the public welfare and let the leaders of the majority In both houses move the indefinite post ponement of everything else, as is done In England. That would accom plish directly and personally what the president now attempts to do indirect ly and unofficially and he would not be accused of bulldozing and bribery by patronage to secure the passage of his pet measures. CARES LITTLE FOR SOCIETY. Mrs. George Bruce Cortelyou Emphat ically a Home Lover. When George Bruce Cortelyou be comes secretary of the treasury hla wife becomes In Washington parlance tho second lady of the cabinet." Mrs. Cortelyou Is a woman of domestic tastes. She is devoted to home and to church life. She Is active In all the works connected with St. Marga ret's Protestant Episcopal church and was one of the leading figures In s bazaar given by the women of tho Hec tor's Aid society for the benefit of special parish fund. Mrs. Cortelyou is the daughter of the president of the Hempstead (L. I.) Institute, of which school her husband Is a graduate. She never has cared particularly for the glamor of society, hut in obedience to the dictates of the duties which her husband's position Imposes, she recently has undertaken social responsibilities In connection with her other occupations. As tho wife of the secretary of the treasury more duties as a hostess will be Incumbent upon her and sho will bear them well, for she is a woman Df grace and charm and, what is more, Intellectuality. Mr. and Mrs. Cortel you have four children, and as Mrs. Cortelyou has the older American idea that the mother should be all in all, Ihe reason for former reluctance to en ter Into all Washington gayety may be understood readily. Aspirant's Hopes Dashed. President Roosevelt in his Impul sive way sent for a well-known young writer and askod abruptly: "Do you know Spanish?" "No, Mr. President, I do not, I very much regret to say," was the reply. "I am sorry to hear it," com mented the chief magistrate, and the subject was dropped. The young man went away deeply impressed with tho idea that had he known Spanish he might have been appoint ed to a high office In the diplomatic corps, so he set to work assiduously, dropping everything else, and soon acquired a proficiency in that lan guage. Tho other day he called at the White House and was cordially welcomed. In the course of conversa tion ho said: "By the way, Mr. Pres ident, I know Spanish well; I both talk and read it with ease." "Oh, you don't say so!" was the president's reply; "then you ought to be one of the happiest men In tho world; you can read 'Hon Quixote' in the orig inal." "Hither" and "Thither." "It docs not seem to be generally known," remarked a department offi cial, "(hat the dignified department of state has made a change In the form of official correspondence somewhat in the line of the simplified system of spelling. "The particular change I have no ticed Is In tho adoption of the good old English words 'hither' and 'thither' in place of their more modern and longer substitutes. For instance, the secretary of state now acknowledges the receipt of a communication for warded through another department in the following style: "Referring to the reference hither by your department,' etc. It's nil right, I know, but it has a strange look." New Spelling Puzzlee. An official circular Issued by the In sular bureau of the war department refers to a certain ordinance as having been "past" by the Philippine commis sion, and a question has arisen as to whether that Is the proper spelling of the word In the sense In which it is used, notwithstanding the spelling Is In accordance with the list of 200 words designated by the president for simplified spelling in all the govern ment departments. The spelling of the word as applied to legislative en actments will undoubtedly receive the tttcntlea of congress at the coming session Lightning Struck Twice. Dr. J. O. Keith, formerly of 8L Louis, who was struck by lightning everal years ago, went to Leadvllle, Col., for his health, and was again hit by a bolt. About 11 yearo ago the doctor, while walking on the street, was struck by a thunder bolt. Hie left side was partially paralyzed He went to Colorado for his health and last spring while on the street he was gain hit by lightning. This second bolt practically rendered Dr. Keith helpless as far as hla left side Is concerned. FACTS ABOUT FIGURE NINE. Professor of the Occult Has Added New Wrinkle. Mathematicians have Juggled with, the mystic figures 3, 7 and 9 for ages,, and now comes a foreign "professor' of the occult science to tell fortune by "the force In a simple numeral" tho 9. He reminds his victims that It they multiply any number, short of a decimal, by 9 the two figures of the product added together will make 9. Thus: Nine times 2 are 18, and 8 and 1 are 9; 9 times 3 are 27, and 7 and 2 are 9; 9 times 6 are 45, and 6 and 4 are 9; 9 times 6 are 64, and 4 and 5 are 9; 9 times 7 are 63, and 3 and 6 are 9; 9 times 8 are 72, and 2 and 7 are 9; 9 time 9 are 81, and 1 and 8 are 9. He might have added that any number in the hundreds of thousands multiplied by 9 will give a product the sum of whose digits Is a multiple of 9. Take at random 9 times 545 are 4,905, the sum of which is 18, and 9 Into 18 goes 2 times. Take 7,352 multiplied by 9 equals 66,168; tho sum of the digits is 27; 9 into 27 goes 3 times. Oh, there Is an Immense amount of fun In 9. MADE THEM ALL LAUGH. Book Must Have Been Funny, but No One Knew What la Was. It must have been a very funny story 1 The type looked funny from across the aisle of the car, the pic tures looked funny, and the young lady who was reading it doubled up in fits of stifled laughter every few minutes. The young man in the seat with her could not help stealing a glance at the pages of the book which was evidently so funny, but whose cover was carefully doubled back out of sight, and soon he began to laugh as he unblushlngly followed the story page after page, shaking with tup pressed merriment. The woman in the seat at right an gles became interested and looked over the girl's shoulder. Presently her face broadened into a grin and soon she was convulsively shaking. Tho man in the seat across smiled at the scene. A boy a few seats down the aisle grinned sympathetically. A darky still further down showed all his white teeth. The contagion spread until the car was nearly on the verge of hysterics, when the fair reader got up to leave the train, yet no one but the girl herself had any Una as to what the book was. VAST WEALTH OF THE SOUTH. In Natural Resources That Section Is Supreme. To its coal supply, more than twice as great as the combined coal area of Great Dritaln, Germany and Penn sylvania; to Its vast stores of oil and nntural gas as supplementary sources power of water powers for utilization of power and heat and light the South adds at least 3,000,000 available horse power of water powers for utilization for electrical transmission, also for power, heat and light. The develop ment of this vast water power poten tiality will eventually employ $250, 000,000 to $300,000,000 and be equal in working capacity to 6,000,000 men. It will make possible construction of thousands of miles of interurban elec tric roads, it will furnish cheap power and light for mines and factories, and create, as In Switzerland, the highest forms of skilled mechanical work in the mountains of the South, where climatic conditions are unsurpassed by any other section of the world. In countlrfg up the riches of the South al ways bear in mind its wealth of ever running streams, where nature fur nishes the power without price except for tho cost of development. Manu facturers' Record. POSTUM CEREAL CO., LTD. Guarantee On Their Products. We warrant and guarantee that all packages of Postum Cereal, Grape Nuts and Elijah's Manna hereafter sold by any Jobber or retailer, comply with the provisions of the National Pure Food Law, and are not and shall not bn adulterated or mis-branded within the meuning of said Act of Congress approved June 30, 1906, and entitled. "An act for preventing the manufac ture, sale or transportation of adul terated or mis-branded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, liquors, and for regulating traffic there in for other purposes." POSTUM CKREAL CO., Lin. C. W. Post, Chairman. Battle Creek, Mien. Dec. 12. 1906. Subscribed end sworn to before me this l&th day of December, 1906. Uknjamix F. Rrid, Notary Public. My commission expires July 1, 1907. Our goods are pure, they always have been and always will be, they are not mis-branded. We have always since tho beginning of our business, printed a truthful statement on the packages of the Ingredients contained therein and we stand back of every package.