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President Harlan of Lake Forest col
lege, Chicago, objects to the use 'of
the word co-ed. He asks the friends
of the women students not to use It,
anH Urges the students themselves not
to allow It. "They should he referred
to as women," he says. "We want our
young ladles to he true women and not
imitators of college men."
Ex-Governor Robert X. Taylor of
Tennessee, who wants to be senator,
has written a letter to an Inquiring pro
hibitionist. "I have always been on the
side of law and order," he says- "I
have advocated temperance in every
lecture I have ever delivered and in my
commencement addresses to young
men. I have voted for it, and if I am
elected to the United States Senate, I
shall aupport the Hepburn-Doliver
.. The screw manufacturers of England
and Germany have formed a trust, with
an agreement that the Germannakers
shall keep out of the British market.
It Is iald that prices have been ad
vanced fifty per cent., and Consul Ma
hln at Nottingham suggests that this
may provide an opportunity for Amer
ican' makers. The Hartford Times
. thinks that when the latest pattern of
Hartford screw machines gets to work
the foreign makers will possibly have
to revise their trust arrangements.
A keeper was cleaning the hyenas'
? cage at Hall by the Sea, England. One
of the animals improved the opprotun
ity to turn upon the man In an ugly
mood. The keeper promptly defended
himself, and, to teach the animal man
ners, gave it a drubbing until It slunk
xyrfiifnef.'Oae of the spectators, a
dear old lady, then remonstrated with
the keeper and thought he had acted
cruelly. The man stepped out of the
cage, and, advancing to the lady, said:
"P'raps, mum, you'd like to come in
side and manage him!" The invitation
was not accepted.
' An effort is being made in Worcester
to break the will of the late William
A. Richardson, who recently committed
suicide by 'hanging, and in his will left
stock valued at over $200,000 to the city
'of "Worcester for its park system. Rich
ardson was a meat cutter, and when in
his prime made $35 a week, lived on a
quart of milk and a loaf of break a
day, saved all his earnings and make
fortunate investments. An Inventory
of his estate showed stock valued at
over $250,000. The claim of those con
testing the will is that he was of un
sound mind. Ex-Congressman J)hn R.
Thayer appears for the wilt, and Attor
ney General Parker for the next of kin
who make the contest.
It was related that a doctor was
summoned to testify in a Virginia court
regarding an accident case, the main
faots of which were that the plaintiff
claimed to have been blown up,' and
came down In a sitting posture on some
red hot iron. He claimed he could not
extricate himself from this position for
fully fifteen minutes. In order to rebut,
the'lawyer for the defense asked him
questions: "Doctor, if a man had sat
on red hot iron for fifteen minutes,
would he not have-been burned to the
bone?" After a moment's thought the
witness, Dr. Boutelle, replied: "Well if
a man came to my office and told me
such a etory, I should wish to take it
with much lemon juice or a lot of
salt. But, on the whole, I do not think
.that a man sitting on red hot iron is
the best Judge of the lapse of time."
"No more questions, doctor."
Emperor William when he goes voy
aging in his yacht is frequently in a
merry mood. He usually has on board
as guests a number of prominent men,
with a few of whom early rising is a
fad. His majesty, however, rises eyery
morning at 6 o'clock, and he often
amuses himself by pounding on the
doors of his guests' cabins and ordering
them to Jump up and dress. Then af
ter breakfast the Emperor compels the
guests to line up and be drilled by the
yacht's drill master in true military
style.. Some of the gentlemen are sure
to be portly and awkward, and the
queer figures these cut excite their im
perial, master to hearty laughter. The
gymnasium on the yacht contains an
electrlo horse, which jumps, kicks and
plunges wildly, so -that only a good
rider can escape a baa ta.ll The Em
peror is extremely fond of riding this
electric plunger and thus making fun
for his guests.
There are unfeeling, yea brutal, peo
ple in this world who will mildly joy
in the thought that the right of a man
to kill cats that attack his property
has again been judicially affirmed
Though the right has never been seri
ously questioned, it always causes
trouble when exercised on some one's
pet which has strayed away and gone
on a predatory excursion, and meets an
untimely death at the hands of some
unsympathetic man. In the case which
has just been decided at Worcester,
Massachusetts, some valuable part
ridges were menaced. Dr. Clifton F.
Hodge of Clark University says that
four of these partridges are priceless.
The cat in question endeavored to get
in and make a meal of these expensive
bk-ds, and the court held that a man
has a perfect right to protect his prop
erty from an animal preying on it, and
he incidentally added the dictum that
"a cat is the most untamed animal in
The most untamed animal in Christ
endom! And this "the harmless, nec
essary cat." We pause for the com
ments of the cat-lovers.
GOOD WORK XX HOVSTOX.
They are pretty thorough in Houston,
Texas. An ordinance was made there
awhile ago against the making of "goo
goo' eyes by men. It Is going to be
enforced, and as It is it has become
necessary to officially and judicially de
fine the words. The definition has been
made, and it is worth attention, for
while everybody who is anybody knows
what "goo-goo eyes" are few could tell.
This is what they are, according to the
Houston deflner: "By the term "goo
goo eyes" Is meant any contortion, un
usual m'ovement or any fixed unusual
attitude of the eyes, provided the said
contortion, unusual movement or unus
ual fixed attitude is made with the in
tent of attracting, alluring or conjuring
the attention of any woman or female,
as the said ordinance recites. The 'in
tent' is the point on which the main
construction must be placed. A stare is
a 'goo-goo' if it is committed with in
tent; a wink accompanied by intent is
a 'goo-goo;' likewise the cocking of an
eye. ogling, making wide eyes, all come
within the broad sweep' of the term
'goo-goo,' if accompanied toy intent
The meat of the nut is intent With
out it no person is guilty of the crime
of 'goo-gooing.' "
Pretty clear and comprehensive. Per
haps this definition will get into the
next great dictionary. Sheep's eyes
were long ago defined. Thus the Spec
tator said: "Those (eyes) of an amor
ous, roguish look derive their title even
from the sheep; and we say such a one
has a sheep's eye, not so much to de
note the Innocence as the simple sly
ness of the cast."
IIFE AXD DEATH IX MAXILA.
The United States hasn't been in the
Philippines long enough to make Ma
nila a very healthy place. The official
report of the Board of Health for the
Philippine islands, June 15, 1905, on
vital and sanitary statistics in May last
shows that Manila has a population of
219,941, the Americans numbering 4,389;
Spaniards, 2,528; other Europeans, 1,117;
Chinese, 21,230, and' Filipinos, 189,782.
There were 600 births reported in May,
of which 45 were Illegitimate; but the
actual number of births was much
greater. Ten of the births were Amer
ican, the rate being 26-6 per 1,000 Amer
icans. The Filipino rate was 36.1 per
1,000; the Spanish, 13.8; other Euro
peans, 10-46; Chinese, 17.20. The deaths
of persons under 5 were 303. Between 5
and 20 the deaths were few, but from
20 to 40 years the military age they
are numerous. From 20 to 25 the
deaths. In May were 30; from 25 to 30
years, 32; from 30 to 40 years, 58. The
anntfal death rate per 1,000, calculated
on the basis of the deaths in the first
months of 1905, were: January, 36.69;
February, 36.05; March, 30.15; April,
29.32; May, 28.16.
Perhaps Manila is now as near
Heaven as any other place. So dying
there isn't a3 sad as ?t used to be.
SOME XAYATj ZESSOXS.
The lessons of the Russo-Japanese
war are all going to be learned. The
Revue de Paris has an article iby an
expert on the naval lessons of the war.
What most impresses Frenchmen, he
says, is the comparative failure of the
torpedo. Apart from the surprise at
tack of February 8, 1904, in which the
torpedo failed to effect all that was ex
pected of it, the part which it played in
the Japanese success was almost neg
ligible. Yet Japan had sixty torpedo
boats and destroyers which gave evi
dence of extraordinary endurance and
stubbornness. The Russians had an al
most equal number of those Vessels,
which were still less successful. The
writer then goes on to argue that tor
pedoes carried by battleships and
cruisers, and discharged from tubes
below water are extremely difficult to
work, and were not used on a single
occasion in the late war. He considers
that the United States was well advis
ed in surpassing this useless torpedo
in its new ships. "The torpedo can
only be -used at a short distance and
as a surprise, it is the weapon of small
vessels. That of large ships- is the gun;
and it was by its guns that the Japan
ese fleet won its victories. It is almost
certain that the guns have not eunk
battleships, but guns reduced them to
silence and confusion and delivered
them up to the torpedo boat."
Another point upon which the writer
dwells is that even vessels subjected to
a very heavy fire were still able to
keep afloat and reach port with their
own eteam, and that, now as in the
past, it is the losses among the crews
rather than material Injuries which put
ships out of action. The loss of men
who are in their way specialists is ir
remediable. He then quotes figures to
show that a battleship which has suf
fered no serious injury and is still pro
vided with arms and ammunition may
be forced by losses among her officers
and crew to seek safety in flight.
"A ETAS SENESCIT."
Ex 11 Hue Teunjaonluno.
En portum, socii! Navis iam vela tume
scunt; Illic oceanus latus tristisque patescit.
O nautae, qui participes lam saepe
Mecum sudoris, rationum, omnisque
Qui laetis animls soles tonitrumque tu-
Omnibus in rebus fortes ac fronte Se
rena, Paulatim, fratres, ego vosque senesci-
Convenlunt tamen et senibus decus
Terniinat omnia mors; prius autem
Quae nos cum Divis mortales esse reni-
Nec post degenerasse per aevum testi
fieentur. Vespere vix inlto scintillant lumine
Et, ir.oriente die longo, nunc luna
Subsequitur; variis trepidat pelagus
Undique vocibus. Haud serum est, so
Solem alium stellasque novas petere
: Solvite et e transtris pariter dlfflndite
Murmura dante marl magno; nam stat
Navem ultra solem occlduum, qua side
Aequore se tingunt, pr)pellere, donee
Forsitan irrequies nos provehat unda
Forsitan attingamus agros sedesque
Atque virum nobis notum videamus
Multum perdidimus, sed adhuc multum
Perpetuet famam factorum et conslll
Quae per nos iuvenes caelum terrasque
Aequus inest nobis animus, fortis, ge-
Debilitant nos fatum annique, sed
Conari, petere uo reperire, et cedore
(The ability to turn English verse
into Latin, while preserving any of the
poetical feeling, Is not so cftmmbn in
this country as to make an apology ne
cessary for printing this version by
Professor Peck. We subjoin the orlgi
nal passage from Tennyson's "Ulysses:'
Ed. N. Y. Evening Post.)
There lies the port; the vessel puffs her
There .gloom the dark, broad seas. My
Souls that have toil'd and wrought
ana tnougnt wnn me.
That ever with a frolic welcome took
The thunder and the sunshine, and op
Free hearts, free foreheads, you and I
Old aere hath yet his honor and his toll.
Death closes all;,, but something ere
Some work of noble note, may yet be
Not unbecoming men that strove with
The lights begin to twinkle from the
The long day wanes; the slow moon
cnmos; me deep
Moans round with many voices. Come,
'TIs not too late to seek a newer world.
Push off, and sitting well In order
The sounding furrows; for my purpose
To sail beyond the sunset, and the
Of all the western stars, until I die.
It may be that the gulfs will wash us
It may be we shall touch the Happy
And see the great Achilles whom we
Tho' much is taken, much abides; and
We arc not now that strength which In
Moved earth and heaven, that which
we are, we are,
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to
"There is no use in my joining your
sewing circle," said the new resident.
"I really can't sew at all!" "Oh yes, but
you can talk!" persisted the caller,
with the invitation.'' Detroit Free
Little Willie "Papa, why does the
railroad company have those cases
with pie axe and saw in every car?"
Father "I presume they are put in to
use in case any one wants to open a
Teacher (of class in zoology) "What
is the proof that a sponge Is a living
animal?" Young Man With the Bad
Eye "A man is a living animal. Many
men are sponges. Therefore, a sponge
is a living animal." Chicago Tribune.
She "Now wasn't It thoughtful of me
to go out early and gather those flow
ers for the breakfast table?'' "Fine!"
(He kisses her.) "Where's the coffee?"
"Oh! But I can't think of everything,
darling, can I." Philadelphia Press.
Binks "When I first met you, sir, I
thought you were a gentleman!" Spinks
"And when I met you, sir, I was sure
you were an idiot!" Binks "Well, let's
shake hands and make up. I'm willing
to admit that we were both mistak
en." Cleveland Leader.
"I-think I never saw Rymer so utter
ly crushed as he was when his first
poem appeared in print." "What was
the matter? Some typographical error
in the poem?'' "No, tha twasn't it.
What crushed him was that the paper
was sold for a cent a copy, just as
usual." Chicago Journal.
"Please listen, madam," begged the
hobo, "to the said story of an unfortu
nate man. Seven years ago I was
wrecked on a desert island In the Paci
fic. My mates were all drowned, but I
was washed ashore" "And you have
n't been wash since I see!" said the
lady, flippantly. With a hopeless sigh
he turned away. Cleveland Leader.
Horatius Hinkiev never took away a
widow s mite
Isot that his heart was ever touched by I
any widow's plight I
He never took advantage of an orphan !
in his life.
Nor ever tried to win the love of any
He always kept to lawful ways as close-
ly as he could,
Because he coveted the praise of those
who called him good. I
Horatius Hinkiey never stole not that
to steal was base.
But simply for the reason that he wish
ed to shun disgrace
He never cheated other men nor spread
Because he feared he might be caught,
and not through fear of God;
He always ke;n within the laws and
proudly held-his head;
A model man indeed he was, as every
Horatius Hinkiey never stabbed not
that within his breast
The hate which urges men to kill had
never made a nest
He was a pattern and a saint to all who
know how free
His record was from any taint; but,
I'd hate to have to take his chance
when death has closed his eyes
And he goes up to be equipped with
wings or otherwise.
CHEYNNES' SACRED ARROWS.
Tribe Has Endeavored for Years to Re
cover Them From the Pawnees.
The Dog Soldier band of Cheyenne
Indians from western Oklahoma has
just completed a visit with the Skedee
band of the Pawnees, near Pawnee.
The Cheyennes to the number of 300
came to recover two sacred arrows cap
tured from them by the Pawnees many
years ago, and this visit was the first
time the two bands had met in friendly
council since the time when both were
on the warpath- The Pawnees, enter
tained the Cheyennes at a war dance
and gave them many presents, Includ
ing ponies, blankets, calico and, provi
sions, but would not relinquish the,
sacred arrows. THhe Cheyennes per
formed what they called the lightning
The two sacred arrows were captured
from the Cheyennes in battle on Platte
River, Neb., about sixty years ago. A
Pawnee who had previously been crip
pled and who preferred death to the
suffering caused by his wounds had
stationed himself far in advance of the
other Pawnees in a clum of bushes.
As he was picking off a great many
Cheyonnes with his arrows they saw
that it was necessary to dislodge him.
Accordingly a bunch of Cheyenne
warriors on horseback made a dash for
the clump of bushes, their sacred ar
rowkeeper in the lead. He had the ar
rows, four In number, fastened to a
long spear, and as he struck at the
Pawnee the crippled man dodged to one
side and grasped the spear, wresting
it from the Cheyenne's hand. Almost
simultaneously with the charge of the
Cheyennes, a few Pawnees In the rear,
seeing the danger, of their, crippled
brave, rushed to i; his assistance, Tha
Cheyennes were thus routed before
they could regatn( their sacred arrows.
About ten years' later the Cheyennes
recovered two of their sacred arrows
by giving the Pefwnees 200 ponlts. In
their negotiations here the Cheyennes
were unable to, convince the Pawnees
that the two arrows still In the latter's
possession should be surrendered at
this time. The Pawnees said that If
the Dog Soldier Cheyennes s;hould prove
worthy friends of the Skedee band
after the intended visit of the Pawnees
to the Cheyenne next summer the
Pawnees may listen to a proposal from
the Cheyennes. At this time the Chey
ennes must be satisfied with the pres
ents they have received. Frofti the
Kansas City Journal.
THE CHARLESTON WAY.
A Social Organization Sustains the
Traditions and Practices of 300 Years.
The Dancing Assemblies of Phila
delphia and the St. Cecilia Society of
Charleston. S. C, are the two oldest
subscription balls In the world. Their
Invitation for this winter mark three
Q?he gtglgg at
ar nnpitlar in
abapfa art in brat
an aril aa Brsitnt
We make many spec
ial glasses for special
puposes. The many dif
fferent professions re
quire as many specially
adjusted glasses, adap
ted to each particular
requirement. Bring us
your Oculist's prescrip
tion and have a pair of
Glasses especially adap
ted to your require
ments. Everything Optical
III Harvey k Lewis Go.
SSI CHAPEL STREET,
New Havca, Conn.
kits tit r, i -'.... 1
wr ..aoiii U1ICCL, Hill UU.IJ,
centuries in which the elect of the
Quaker and Huguenot cities have been
invited to dance and to pay the
As near as posible the 16 managers
of the St. Cecilia have borne the same
name as the ordinal managers
When one died another of the same
name was put in his place, if he could
be found in the United States. No in
novation has been permitted in the
No one tries to break the rules,
which are unique. Posibly the most
peculiar one Is the refusal of the man
agers to allow women to sit outside
the ball room with . men. Stairway
flirtations, cozy-corner tete-a-tetes,
are simply not allowed.
One woman, known throughout
American society as one of the
potential leaders of the Newport smart
set, thought herself above the tra
ditions of the Carolina ball. She
was a guest at. this dance when in
Charleston and began the evening by
Sitting out dances in secluded corners
outside the ball rcom. Comment ran
rife. The 16 managers consulted to
gether. The president, a man of great
manner and unfailing elegance, took
upon himself the duty of correcting
the New York woman.
Finding her in a secluded corner, as
usual, he kindly informed her of the
comment she brought upon herself
by breaking the best known rule of
the society. She was inclined to be
ungracious about it and intimated
that the managers were ol dfogles.
"It is done in London and New
York," shed eflantly said.
"But not in Charleston, madam,"
answered the president, as he offered
her his arm, which he never removed
until she took it. He then led h!f
back to the ball rcom and offered her
Before each dance the orchestra
gives the signal for every girl to re
turn to her chaperon. She cannot
leave the man with whom she Is talk
ing to Join the man to whom she has
promised the next dance. This part
Is demanded by the
latest decree of fash
Ion. The Todd Corset
I.,a MKrcnoe" (ecuiei
the desired effaot.
To order only.
Elastic Stacking etc
HENRY H. TODD
2S2-Z84 TURK STREET.
Easy to Buy, Easy to Sell
At These Prices
Iron Beds ..... $1,98
Mattresses , 2.50
pillows .1-25 :
Extension Tables 3.98
Iron Couch Beds 4.60
Oilcloth 25 ,
Stair Oilcloth 08,
Inlaid Linoleum ......... 1.00
CASH OR EASY PAYMENTS.
DOES ADVERTISING PAY?
On Thursdays we will give double
"Local" Stamps with all cash sales and
single "Local" Stamps with credit
Sales, just for the asking-.
P. J, Kelly & Go
817-823 Grand Avenue.'
36-38 Church Street
Made in England.
Our Fall importation is
now in stock. We will
simply say they are "better
CHASE & CO.;
1018 and 1020 CHAPEL STREET.
"HEY always sell best in
the Fall for several rea
sons. The law is off on
mince pies after the first
jfrost and even hash is a little more
'seasonable, often masquerading as
jeroquettes and other savory things.
jThe Food Chopper becomes a hard
worked friend of the cook now-a-days
and pays its cost in a week,
ffor it chops everything except the
We have tha four best kinds
that are made, each one has
its particular friends, and no
one sella them lower than we.
754 Q kAPE L $,T. - 320 t ,
ner must go to her chaperon and
await her return.
The president always leads the
march to supper with the newest
bride. Supper is served promptly at
midnight, and the ball opens at the
early hour of 9 o'clock. The men ar
rive earlier, for the social conditions
are such in the South that there are
more men than women, and if they
indulge in the foolish Eastern habit of
ariving just before midnight they
haven't a chance of finding a partner
through the evening.
During the hardships of the Civil
War and privations of the reconstruc
tion the men abandoned dress suits
for these dances. They wore what
they could find. Purple and fine
linen had disappeared, and if the men
who hadn't patched gray uniforms
could get whole suits or unbleached
Macon Mills cloth, with buttons of
Pidures Well Framed
, , It does not follow that a picture (painting, print or photograph)
to be well framed must be expen sively framed. Much of the effect
of a picture depends on the frame and to successfully frame a pic
ture requires taste, skill and the requisite stock.
Our establishment has made a specialty of framing for many
years and our stock of mouldings is not excelled in quality ar var
iety in any shop in New England.
Our prices are merely consistent with good work.
VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME.
E; L. WASHBURN 4 CO.
" ' Importers and Dealers in
Drawing Papers, Tracing Cloth, ' Drawing
Tables and Boards, Architects' and
Draughtsmen's Supplies Generally.
Schools and others buying in quant Ity furnished at trade prices.
14 Church St; end 61-63 Center St;
Special room sized Rug
values on the carpet floor
appeal to discriminating
THE WINDOW SHADE CO.
73-81 ORANGE STREET
W. F. GILBER T & CO.,
ft 6 Ch.tJ.roh St..
in Stores Corner
Yale Branch at
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I tfffiefr Iji jjT TlsotisBcris c( valuable libraries
8 IKFim I? ITir starttd every ys&r by students,
tfl ft 'iz--j: p-.d two or three Globe Wernicke"
tvAli,S? this make for a reasos.' We can
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gourd seeds in some cases, they were
gay about it.
A part of the rare charm of the St
Cecilia dances lies in the presence of
the grandmothers and grandfathers of
the young set. Delightful old people)
are present who do not' attend other
entertainments. What would St.
Cecilians do without Mr. Smith. "Turkey-Tail
Smith." 8 he has been
called for decades a nickname to
which he does not object? Genial
and kindly he is a part of the atmos
phere, always fanning himself and
his partner with a turkey-tail fan.
Man a lovely bride treasures his
gift of such a fan. ;Sad, sad the ig
norance of the East and West, where
the people know not what love and
laughter, what limpid eyes and charm
ing mouths, are suggested by the turkey-jail
fan of Dixie Ainslee's for Oc
TIERNAN & CO.,
827 Chapel Street.
of the unequalled values we
offer in all classes of high
grade interior furnishings;
of the superior buying faci
lities of '. the "store that
carries the stock.9---
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No matter how. small or
how large your need may
be, - we want an opportuni
ty to show our lines to
quote ' tour prices."
shows strong values in Real
French Lace Curtains.
Foot of Center.
Otroosite P. O
Headquarters for Furniture
Co-op.Discount to all College Men
Crown and Orange Sts.
964 Chapel Street. .
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