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THE COLORED AMERICAN 5 4
THE HONEY BADGER BADGERExceed BADGERIle
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De Is n Tough Beast and Is Exceed Exceedingly Exceedingly Exceedingly ¬
ingly Hara to Kill KillBadgers KillBadgers
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Badgers belong to the great weasel weaseltribe weaseltribe weaseltribe
tribe although they are also allied as asmany aswany asmany
many people know to the bears Among Amongtfcpir Amongtbetr < mong mongtbpl1
tfcpir more or less distinguished rela relatives relatiS relatives ¬
tives may be named the wolverene ot otter otter otter ¬
ter skunk and marten In Africa and andIndia andIndia andIndia
India says a writer in Longmans Mag Magazine lIagnzine Maguzine ¬
azine are to be found the curious ra raids rp rptels rjiIels ¬
ids a remarkable branch of the family familydistinguished familyilistinguished familydistinguished
distinguished by their extraordinary extraordinaryfondness extraordin extraordinaryfondness ry ryfondness
fondness for honey To obtain this lux luxury luxu luxury ¬
ury u they spend most of their time huntlug hunt huntIng huntIng
Ing for the nests of wild bees beesThey beesThey beesThey
They are absolutely oblivious as are areEnglish areEnglish areTnglish
English badgers of the stings of the theinfuriated theInfuriated
infuriated bees their tough thick and andloose andloose andloose
loose coats protecting them from any anyserious anyserious anyserious
serious injury Ratels R tels are strong and andvery andyery andvery
very courageous beasts The Boers of ofSouth ofSouth ofSouth
South Africa hold them in high respect respectas
as do the natives and assert that a pair pairof pairof pairof
of these beasts will occasionally attack attacka
a human being I have heard heardof of men menbeing menbeing menbeing
being treed by these animals but butwhether butwbether butwhether
whether the tale was true or false I lam lamuncertain am amuncertain amuncertain
uncertain What is certain is that the theratel theratel theratel
ratel or honey badger of South Africa Africais
is a beast extremely difficult to kill by byreason byreason byreason
reason of his tough constitution c good gooddefensive gooddefensive gooddefensive
defensive powers and extraordinarily extraordinarilyloose
loose coat and that he is when meddled 1meddledwith meddledvith meddledwith
with or put out a beast of very high highcourage highcourage
courage and unpleasant manners mannersWHEN mannersWHEN mannersWHEN
WHEN THEORIES FAILED FAILEDt FAILEDIothers FAILEDMothers
Mothers Experience t in In tIle Training Train Trainins Training
ing of Children ChildrenHave ChildrenHave ChildrenHave
Have you given up your theories theorieson
on the training of children cbildr n he asked askedas
as he settled back in his easy chair chairafter cbairnfter chairafter
after dinner dinnerI
I have she replied decidedly decidedlyIve decidedlyIve decidedlyIve
Ive noticed that you ou havent ba vent been beenreading beenreading beenreading
reading so many books bool s on the subject subjectrecently subjectrecently
recently he went on Whats the thereason thcreason thereason
reason reasonWhy reasonWhy 1
Why you see we had a series serles of oflectures oflectures
lectures on the subject at the club and andI
I learned from them that it was real realscience realscience realscience
science requiring careful study So I Igot Igot Igot
got copies of several books on educa education education education ¬
tion and tibegan began to fit myself m self for the thework thework thework
work of bringing up children proper property properb properly ¬
ty b But the authorities dont agree agreeDont agreeDont agreeDont
Dont they theyNo theyNo theyNo
No they the Y dont And they all go on onthe ontIle onthe
the theory that one has a nursemaid or ortwo ortwo
two and a governess governessAnd governessAnd
And you havent any anyNo anyo anyNo
No o I havent any And nd so none of ofthe oftIle ofthe
the books seemed to fit my case Be Besides Besides Besides ¬
sides while I was studying the chil children children children ¬
dren kept getting into trouble and hurt hurting hurting hurting ¬
ing themselves and acquiring acquiring all sorts sortsof sortsof sortsof
of bad tricks So Ive gone back to tostudying tostudring tostudying
studying the children and have ha e left the thebooks thebooks thebooks
books to people who have ha e some one to tolook tolook tolook
look after their children while they theyexperiment theyexperiment theyexperiment
experiment with their books New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York Press PressWay PressVhy PressWhy
Way Kitty Is Puss PussA Puss PussA PussA
A great many years ears ago the people of ofEgypt ofEgYPt ofEgypt
Egypt who hail many idols i ols worshiped worshipedthe
the cat among others They thought thoughtshe thoughtshe
she was vas like the moon because she was wasniore wasmore wasmore
more active at night and because her heroyes hereyes hereyes
eyes changed like the moon So theymade they theymade theymade
made an idol with a cats head and andnamed andDarned andnamed
named it Pasht The same name they theycave theygave theygave
gave to the moon for the word means meanstbe meansthe means meansthe
the face of the moon The word has hasboon hasn hasben
boon n changed to Pas and Pus and andhas andbas andhas
has come at last to be Puss the name namethe namethe namethe
the most of us give to the cat catBostonTranscript catBoston catBostonTranscript Boston BostonTranscript
Transcript
A Generous Spirit SpiritHenry Spiritn Spirithenry
Henry n > nry I want 2 this morning morningWhat morninghnt morningWhat
What hnt for forMust forlust forMust
Must lust I account to you < > u for every everyPenny ever everPenny everypenny
Penny I spend spendI
I dont insist upon up upon n knowing about abouteyery abouteery aboutevery
eyery every penny When its less than a aJckel anickel anickel
Jckel nickel you can bunch it itCleveland it Cleveland ClevelandPlain Cleveland
Plain Dealer
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SWORD EVOLUTION EVOLUTIONthe
The Transition From the he Ancient to totile tothe
the Modern Blade BladeA DladeA BladeA
A great many modern sword forms formsare formsare formsare
are really nothing more than de descendants descendants descendants ¬
scendants or rather improvements on onthe onthe onthe
the peculiar boomerang shaped sword swordof swordof swordof
of the ancient Egyptians the parent parentof parentof parenttof
of the scimiter yataghan falchion and andsaber andsaber andsaber
saber Africa south of the Sahara Saharawas Saharawas Saharawas
was perhaps the greatest museum for forold forold forold
old swords in the world In the Su Sudan Sudan Sudan ¬
dan and central Africa the old sickle sickleand sickleand sickleand
and boomerang shaped swords which whichthe whichthe whichthe
the ancestors of the modern negroes negroesreceived negroesreceived negroesreceived
received centuries ago from the Egyp Egyptians Egyptians Egyptians ¬
tians were still made and in use More Moreover lIoreover Moreover ¬
over the knights l of Malta were at one onetime onetime onetime
time famous swordmakers and their theirpeculiar tbeirpeculiar theirpeculiar
peculiar long double edged blades such suchas suchas suchas
as the crusaders carried were exported exportedto
to the Barbary states where they were werein werein werein
in large demand < From there tb re they theywere theywere theywere
were taken across the Sahara to the theSudan j jSudan i iSudan
Sudan and exchanged for ivory and it itvas itwas i iwas
was vas on this account that they were still stillfound stillfound stillfound
found in central Africa AfricaIn AfricaIn AfricaIn
In the sixteenth century a peasant peasantliving peasantliving peasantliving
living on the outskirts of Toledo Spain Spaininvented Spaininvented Spaininvented
invented the famous Toledo rapier rapierwhich rapierwhich rapierwhich
which soon became the popular weapon weaponall weaponall weaponall
all over Europe Prior to to that tirne tirnethe ti tii e etbe ethe
the swords used in Europe E1rq Enrgpe IJ were heavy heavyaffairs heavyaffairs
affairs for hewing slashing and cutting cuttingbut I
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but with jib the advent of the Toledo Toledorapier Tole Toledorapier < 1o 1orapiel
rapier men had to learn l arn to thrust as aswell aswell I Iwell
well as to hack and an slash With the therapier tberapier therapier
rapier came the art of fencing the six sixteenth sixteenth ¬
teenth and seventeenth centuries be being being being ¬
ing the age of the sword par excel excellence excetlence excellence ¬
lence
MORAL SUASION SUASIONThe
The Experience of a School Official OfficialWho OffielalVIIO OfficialWho
Who Advocated It ItThis ItThis I ITbis
This story storyis is told at the expense of ofa ofI ofa
a l recently appointed supervisor of a apublic apublic apublic
I public school in this city cityOne cityOne I IOue
One day she happened to be visiting visitinga
a school where a young incorrigible incorrigiblewas
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was undergoing punishment for a se series series series ¬
ries of misdemeanors misdemeanorsThe misdemeanorsThe I IThe
The teacher cited him as the worst worstboy worstboy
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boy in the school s hoolone one I cant do any anything anything anything
thing with Ive tried everything in inthe inthe inthe
the way of punishment punishmentHave punishmentHave I IRa
Have Ra e you tried kindness was the thegentle thegentle thegentle
gentle inquiry of the other lady ladyI I II
I did at first but Ive got beyond beyondthat beyondthat
that now nowAt nowAt II IIthat
I At the close of the session s ssion the lady ladyasked ladyasked ladyasked
asked the boy if he would call and see seeher seeher seeher
her on the following Saturday A boy boyarrived boyarrjyed boyarrived
arrived promptly at the hour appoint appointed appointed ¬
ed The lady showed him her best pic pictures pictures pietures ¬ 1
tures played her liveliest music and andset andset
set before him a luncheon on her dain daintiest daintiest daintiest ¬ I
tiest china when she thought it about abouttime abouttime abouttime
time to begin her little sermon sermonMy sermonMy sermonMy
My dear she began were you not notvery notvery notvery
very unhappy to have to stand in the thecorner tbecorner thecorner
corner before all the class for punish punishment punishment punishment ¬
ment mentPlease mentPlease mentPlease
Please maain broke in the boy boywith boywith boywith
with his mouth full of cake c ke that thatwasnt thfitwasnt thatwasnt
wasnt me you saw It was Pete and andhe andhe andhe
he gave me 10 cents to come here and andtake andtake andtake
take your jawing jawingPhiladelphia Philadelphia Ledg LedgA Ledger
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H how TvWi Wise eWe We AreA Are AreA
A wise wis newspaper says we should be bethankful bethankful bethankful
thankful that we are moderns and andheirs andheirS andheirs
heirs heirS of all the wisdom of the ages agesPerhaps agesPerhaps agesPerhaps
Perhaps we should be if we did not notknow notknow notknow
know that the average American imag imagines imagines imagines ¬
ines Plato to be a new kind of silver silverpolish silverpolish silverpolish
polish and Sappho an attachment to a apiano apiano apianoWashington
piano pianoWashington Washington W aSbington Times TimesIn TimesIn I IIn
In the Parlor Too TooNew TooNew I INew
New Boarder BoarderWhat What is the landladys landladysdaughter landladysdaughter I Idaughter
daughter playing playingOld playingOld playingOld
Old Boarder BoarderA A mixture of airs from froma
a lot of ofol old operas operasa a sort of musical musicalhash musicalbash musicalhash
hash you know knowNew New York Weekly WeeklyIt
It is impossible to make people under understand understand understand ¬
stand their ignorance for it requires requiresknowledge requiresk requiresknowledge
knowledge k owledge to perceive perceiveit vit it
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CAPTAINS ON MANY SEAS SEASNEVER SEASNEVER 1U1II
NEVER WITHOUT PERUNA j i j
Give Me My Compass andPeruna and andPeruna alutPeruna
Peruna and I Will Steer Steerdear SteerClear SteerClear
Clear of All Wrecks
Peruna Known and andPraised andPraised andPraised
Praised on Land Landand Landand Landand
and Sea SeaA SeaA J Jsick
A sick sailor is a apretty apretty apretty
pretty helpless man I Ihave Ihave Ihave
have found that Peruna Perunawill Perunawill Perunawill
will do more to restore restoreone restoreone restoreone
one than any other medi medicine medicine medicine ¬
cine I know and I have
carried a couple of bottles on board for formany formany formany
many seasons Seven years ago Peruna Perunacured perunacured Perunacured
cured me of bronchial trouble in a few fewweeks fewweeks fewweeks
weeks and gave me such new life and andnerve andncrye andnerve
nerve force that I certainly believe in intelling intelling intelling
telling you of it itGive itGive itGive
Give me my compass and Peruna Perunaand Perunaand Perunaand
and I will steer clear of wrecks of all allkinds allkinds allkinds
kinds and land In port safe and well wellwith wellwith wellwith
with vessel and men menCapt Capt L T TCarter TCarter TCarter
Carter 123 10th Avenue Pensacola PensacolaPlorida PensacolaFlorida PensacolaFlorida
Florida PloridaCaptE FloridaCaptEA FloridaCapt
CaptE CaptEA Capt E A Watson ME 48 Elizabeth Elizabethstreet Elizabethstreet Elizabethstreet
street Ottawa Ont writes writesPeruna writesPeruna
Peruna 1 > eruna has my heartiest endorsemeat endorse endorsement endorsement ¬
ment If there is any place that you youare youare youare
are helpless when ill it is on board a aBteamer asteamer asteamer
steamer at sea miles away from any anyassistance an anassistance anyassistance
assistance Sometimes two or three of ofmy ofmy ofmy
my men would be sick at one time and andseriously andseriously andseriously
seriously cripple the force but since we wehave wehave wehave
have learned of the value of Peruna by bytaking b bytaking Y Ytaking
taking a few doses they recuperate very veryquickly veryquickly veryquickly
quickly Wo V use it for colds lung lungJUBILEE lungJUBILEE lungJUBILEE
JUBILEE SINGERS WANTED WANTEDMiss WANTED WANTEDMiss WANTEDI
I Miss Belle Gibbons of the Jubilee JubileeSingers JubileeSingers JubileeSingers
Singers who are now doing d Jng Australia Australiawrites Australiawrites Australiawrites
writes for 2 sopranos 1 tenor and 2 2basses 2basses 2basses
basses who whoNare are re willing to go to Mel Melbourne Melbourn Melbourns ¬
bourns bourne Australia for service s rvice with the theJubilee theJubilee theJubilee
Jubilee Troupe Expenses are paid paidfrom paidfrom paidfrom
from starting point to destination destinationLeave destinationI destinationLeava
Leave America about April 1 1904 1904All 1904All 1904All
I All other expenses paid while in the theemploy theemploy theemploy
employ of the company Contract Contractguaranteeed Contractguaranteeed
I guaranteeed for one year or more to tosuitable tosuitable tosuitable
suitable person Good salary salaryFor salaryFor
For further f particulars call or ad address addR address ¬
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dress dressJ dR dRJ dressJ
J J Henry Henr Lewis 1450 Q Street N Wl WlBOOKER WtBOOKER vt vtBOOKER
BOOKER T WASHINGTON TO TOSPEAK TOSPEAK TOSPEAK
SPEAK IN THIS CITY GITYI CITYThe CITYThe
I The citizens of Washington will willgreet willgree willgreet
greet gree the announcement that Dr DrBooker DrI DrBooker
Booker T Washington has acceptedan accepted acceptedah acceptedan
I an invitation from the trustees trust es of i it
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trouble and kidney diseases and have havealso havealso
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also found it fine for la
very gripue gripuePeruna gripuePernna t F FPeruna
Peruna is always one of the most mostim mostimportant im important ¬ I r i iportant
portant supplies of my steamer steamerE E A AWatson AYatson tL1 t4 i iWatson
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Watson WatsonWith YatsonYith
With a abottle bottle of Peruna aboard sailors sailorshave sailorsbave lx T Thave
have a remedy on which they can rely relyCommodore relyCOIDIDodorc p pCommodore
Commodore U S Navy NavyCommodore NavyCommodore 1 f fCommodore
Commodore Somerville Nicholson of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the United States Navy in a letter from us fi J
1837 R St N W Washington D C Csays ci cisays Csays
says j junhesitatingly 1 1I
saysI
I unhesitatingly recommend Per Pejrtina Perrunll Pe J Jrune
rune to all persons pe ons suffering from ca catarrh catarrh catarrhS
tarrh tarrhS S Nicholson NicholsonIf j jIf
If youdo you do not derive prompt and satis satisfactory satigfactory to tofactory
factory results from the use of ofPerunn ofPerunnwrite Peruna Perunawrite i iwrite
write at once to Dr Hartman giving a afull afull afull
full statement of your case and he will willbe winbe j jbe
be pleased to give you his valuable ad advice adTice l ± < t tvice
vice gratis gratisAddress gratisAddess gratisAddress
Address Dr Hartman President of olThe ofhe ofThe
The he Hartman Sanitarium Columbus L i t
l 1 Ohio OhioMetropolitan sy > I
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Metropolitan AME Church to deliver delivera
a lecture at that church March llth llthnext 11thnext I Inext
next Great efforts are being made madeto madeto madeto
to make this occasion a a grand one oneand < > ne neand t t tand
and to give Dr Washington such an anovation alovation anovation
ovation as he has never had before beforeat beforeat beforeat
at the nations capital capitalWANTED capita1Vv i
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WANTED Vv vtNTEDA ANTED A good colored printer can canfind canfind j jfind
find a steady job by aPP1Yy applying ing to the Sea Seaside Seaside ¬ 4 4side y
side Press Publishing Company 1325 1325Arctic 1325Arctic
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Arctic avenue Atlantic City N J J A Aman Aman f fman
man preferred Salary from 7 q to 10 10per 10per ioper
per week according to the ability of the theprinter theprinter t t tprinter
printer tf tfMrs tfl1rs tfMrs
Mrs Ella F Conoway died diefl f
2360 Fifth street stre t She leaves ae aeTttichanrl a L Lhusband ° f c chusband °
Tttichanrl husband unr an and I four fniir sons crmc to + r mot1rber mourn mriirn mriirnher
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her demise Her funeral took tookplace tookplace k k kplace
place at at the Ihrael C M E EChurch EOhur9h f fChuroh
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