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Snow Hill; or 6ti cents by mail • p v-t paid from Jaques Capsule Co.. ■ 1 Fiatt -burg. X. Y. THE DEMOCRATIC MESSENGER. SNOW HILL, MARYLAND. GIVE TRISTAN Dt CUNHA RADIO SET Lonely Island at Last to Have Outside Communication. NATIVES ARE IN SAD STATE Mostly Descendant* of Soldier* Who Guarded Napoloon at St. Helena — British Possession In South Atlsntio Has Only 120 Psoplo—Continued In termarriage Has Produced Some Pitiful Children People Listless and Without Ambition. The British Island of Tristan Is Cunlm, lu the middle of the Mouth At lantic, with Its 121 dd souls, mostly descendants of Na|>oleou's St. Ueleua guards, who hardly hear from civiliza tion more than om-c lu two years. Is at last to have a missionary and radio communication. For more thau IS months uu Kug llsh clergyman named Itogers und his wife have been trying to reach the Is land from Cape Town, and Anally In duced the captain of the Japanese steamship Tacoma Maru, which left Cape Town on Match -d tor the Itlver Plate, to deviate from his regular course, and land them at Trlstau da Cunlia. \V. Denis Myers, a passenger on the ■ Tacoma Maru and u lawyer of Cape I Town, recently arrived at Montevideo, tells of the vessel's call at the Island with Mr. and Mrs. Ungers, and thinks the population is truly in need of a i missionary. Much of Interest. "The student of evolution, the psy clail gist, as well as the missionary, would liinl much to interest him in this curious, forgotten community,” -nvs Mr. Myers. "The settlement originat ed. it Is said, when u detachment of soldiers who were guarding Napoleon at St. Helena, to the north, were dis patched to Tristan da Cunha to fore stall the remote possibility that Nit poleon might attempt to escu|e thith er. Two of the soldiers remained and, importing wives from St, Helena, laid the foundation of one of tin strungest settlements in tin* world. "From time to time shipwrecked ■ mariners have added to the inhabi tants on tl>e island, who have married und iutertnarried till relationship uftei a century lias become a hopeless tan gle. Nearly all the present population were born on the Island and have a colored strain iu their blood. They speak Kiiglish with a jieculiar drawl, resembling west of Kugland speech. There Is <sie old Italian among them, shipwrecked from a sailing vessel, who appears to have forgotten his own name and in fact his mother tongue. "Continued intermarriage inis in tbi generation produced some pitiful chil dren. Some of them are idiots, some lack limbs, some arc deaf und dumb The population does nothing agricul turally except to cultivate potatoes. On this food, together with fish and penguin eggs, they chiefly exist There an- few wild cattle und :i fen sheep and out of the wool of the latter the women knit rough woolen stockings. That is their only manufacture. They wear old clothes, mostly seamen's, begged from the ships, usually wan dering windjammers, that visit the is land at rare Intervals. There ticing no commerce, then- is no need for monej. Attitude Toward Visitors. "The islander's attitude toward visi tors Is curious. As lie stands before one his head droops, his arms fall list lessly to Ids side uml he uuswers limp ly und uulnterestedly quest inus ns to hia life and mode of existence. He seems to have no other interest than to trade u |'nguin. an albatross skin, or a seal's flapper for an old shirt, a little tobacco, or anything fretn civiliz ation that would he useful. He articu lates slowly and with difficulty as if he had almost forgotten s|eech. I did not see one smile. "Tristan da Cunha ts a tnoiiutnlu 4.- 000 feet high, rising out of the o<-*an wastes like an Inverted pmhling bow!, arid as we saw It. was wreathed In swirling mists The little colony lives in stone huts >m a green strip of pas ture laud at the foot of the mountain. "Having no commerce and no money, these people certainly cannot worship Mammon, but It is doubtful if they worship <b>d Hie two plucky mission aries who have exiled themselves among them for at least two years will try to tench them. They brought large quantities of supplies and civilized comforts and a radio set. so that heno*. forth Tristan da thinlia will not le cut off entirely from the outside world." Ask* >IO.OOO for Loss of Smilo. Ability to smile | worth tIO.OuU. That allegation is made In the suit • of J. F. Itainel of Kansas City. Kan., asking Slo.tsai for the loss of his slg year-old son's smile. The suit Is against K It itay who figured in an automobile collision with a car driven by Rainet in which Hie lad was cut In a way that drew his mouth down at the corner- nirklng him unable to ! smile - " 1 -- Twin* Wed Twin* of Sams Name. John Kuhn and Itayim-nd Kuhn and : Mias Anna Kuhn and Miss Mary | Kuhn were married recently at Kay*. Kan*. John and linytnoud are twins, as are Anna ami Mary. The young men and women were not related la spite of their names The hridea are twenty-nine yearn old and the bride grooms twenty-two, ; * 9 • Man Smoking on Powder ; , j Keg Held as Bootlegger ; I’crched .i* ii iiPit labeled "K'lli t | J |nwder," I'utrick Kane smoked J i ' a |H-ari'fill |ii|M* n< In* ferried , iirrim tin- lichtvmre river from J * Camden. N. J., to )*iiil:i*!<*!|>litit. * , lint when Id.- pipe wont out ami J J lio iioiii'lialniill.v scratched 11 * match ii|miii tin* "ijmi|H>wl**r" t J sign, prohibition agent* cau- * • tlotisly ta|>|ii‘il tin* kut- They , J foiiml ten gallons of “hooch.” J t Kano anil two alleged partners , 1 J uro umlor arrest. J ♦ * ; METEOR DISCHARGES GAS IN ITS FLIGHT i . __________ Explosion Shatters Windows and Fumes Almost Overpower New Jersey Residents. ► - - Anbury I’ark. N. J.- A meteor. dis charging odorous <a>o Unshed through 1 space to tin. nontli ot lioro and disap peared In a thunderous roar, frighten IUK resident* of tunny coast towns. Window panes in residences in Touu- River wore shattered by tlic explosion, i and tbo gases, polluting the alums ! phero for moro than a quarter of an hour, compelled tin- resident* to hold •lani|M*nei| handkerchief* to their non- Flashed Through Space. I trlls. In l.ukchursl many of the build . ings wore shaken, Imt the gases were , not noth-ed. The atiuospherlc phenomenon Is said to have lasted for about a minute. Only a tiny streak of light at tirst. It became beautifully colored as It neared earth and at times appeared to halt momentarily In spare, adopt n new , course, then zig-zag back again. The meteor fell Into the sea. about a mile off shore, at Seaside I’ark, 3-1 miles south of here, with an explosion that shook residences and threw spray ‘ to a great height. Volumes of steam then arose, and. drifting ashore, nau seated many. * The meteor Is described ns having tbe appearance of a gigantic airplane 1 on Are RESCUE LIKE MOVIE THRILLER Engineer Stand# on Speeding Engine Pi let to Scoop Up Baby From Ratle. 1 Caldwell, X. J.—Here's a thrilling ■ uiovle rescue-—enacted In real life. > Speeding Into Itlverdale, X. J.. John 1 J. Cotter, engineer of an Krie passen ger train, saw baby, aou feet ahead, playing with pebbles between the rail*. 'otter Jammed ou the air brakes. > Then he spraug on the runntng f board and climbed on to the side step ■ of the |dlt. Leaning forward, he > scooped up the baby with one arm, I saving It fnan death. The child was ■ Adele l.illlan Cushman, seventeen I months old. granddaughter of Ira . J Meade, veteran Krle engineer. She had tuuibte.l down an --mhankment and rolled on the track. FIND GAS IN THE PHILIPPINES Standard Oil Well “Shot” on lel end of Luzon. Says Message to Company. ] - ■ Man Franc!co.—The Standard OU company, which u year ago sent an expedition to the I’hiltpplnes. has dfc envered gas on the Island of l-uron 1 |M*ildy i’l-licwtlng the presence of i mI. ii.s oidii.g to a entile rceived by the company. K. It Kingsbury, pres ident of the Standard otl company •>* * ; California, said: r • “tias lias lieen encountered st a J lepth of itl.'i feet Preparations art ts-ing mad.- to test this sand for oh J and go* and to drill • lower levels * ‘ The finding of this ass Is considered ‘ I s favorable sign that there Is nil at ■ I lower depths'* TELLS OF BATTLE lj WITH INDIANS Hastings (Neb.) Man Was Pierced by Arrow During Fight on Homestead. BROTHER ALSO SHOT w. j Father Believod Both Boys were Dead and Fled, but Returned Next Day and Found Thom Both Ahve. Ilastlugs. X'eb.—Hostings has the distinction of having the only llvlug man on record ever shot dear through the body with an Indian arrow, the arrow passing through Ms body and Into the body of his brother, pinning the two together. He Is X'at Martin lie Is now a retired fanner, living In Hastings, seventy-four years of nge, strong and husky, and rather enjoys s exhibiting the arrows, showing the wouud In his side, and telling of the lnchlent. He and Ida brother, Robert, lived with their parents about 15 miles northwest of Hastlnga on a homestead They had been with their father In a field all day making hay. It was to ward evening when nine Indians rode up on ponies, bent on stealing the Mar tin horses. The father, who was on one load of hoy. began shooting, and wounded two or three of the braves. One. slipping behind the wagon, and shooting through the hay, wounded the father. Father Wounded First. Though wounded, he kept on shoot ing us best he could ns the horses ran on toward the house. The hoys, riding together on a horse, started also for home. The Indians tried to head them off. hut falling, began shooting from behind. The first arrow lodged In X'al's right etltow. wedging Its hend in between the hones of the Joint, and the shaft was broken off. The second arrow en tered his buck. Just under tbe shoulder blade next to the backbone, passed through tbe right lung, came out le -low the right breast, nnd stuck Into Robert's backbone, pinning the two together. Escaped Being Scalped. The third arrow grazed his hip, making a slight flesh wound, and lodged In Robert's hip. Thu* pinned . I together the boys nsle on until faint ; from tbe wounds and loss of blood they fell from the horse. In falling, the arrow was pulled through Nat's body. The Indians came up, thought they were dead or would soon die, and when one Indian suggested scalp ing them, an old brave replied: “Pa poose scalp no good. No honor to kill papoose." Thought Boys Dead. The father, seeing the boys fall and sup|>oslng them dead, took the other members of the faintly and fled for sufety to Fori Kearney. Meeting a train of wagons lie <umv back with them to recover the bodies of Ills boys. The boys, in the meantime, managed to crawl to the barn, where they were ' found next morning and tln-lr wounds Thus Pinned Together the Boys Rod# On. dressed Robert lived until about 25 years ago. Nat Is still living here In Hastings. The arrows he proudly ex hibits are the arrows with which ha and his brother were wounded, nnd tbe one that passed through Nat's body t still hss some of the blood stains In tbe groove of the arrow shaft. RAGGED MISER LEFT $69,000 - Riches Found In Heme of Man Wheee ! Body Almost Went to Pot ter’# Field. New Turk. —A ragged old mtaer. who went by the uame of Leopold and newer |*-at more than !W cents a day for food, left SOO,OOO In stocks and bonds and other valuable* In his dingy home. In the Hast side of New York city, when he died. Discovery of tbe valuables was made when his prufierty was searched in au effort to learn his real name for the white headboard on Ms grave la tbe potter's field. =For Sale— I < ► < ► < ► 1000 bu. New Rye, . . $1.20 bu ; 500 bu. Crimson Clover Seed 10.00 bu ; 500 bu. Winter Vetch 10.00 bu | 500 bu. Buckwheat . . 1.25 bu | Also, Red Clover, Alsike and Alfalfa Seed < > < > ' * " 11 " " ———————— < ► ■ ■■■ 1 ' 1 ——■——————— < ► < > Joseph E. Holland i; MILFORD, DELAWARE <► Fordsoiv TRACTOR. ~, [Do Mores \ '// ” in a Day J | | Do It Better \1 V • One man with a FORDSON nfffifk i TRACTOR can do more ‘ KpVjUlllif' \ \ work easier and wi.h less ' i exjvnse than two men can \ \ v do with horses. This means fir \\\ that you with a FORDSON \N. vj; TRACTOR can actually i . yy' raise more crops, with less M&EsnKuL' 4 M work and less expense. And HRVjf&w •Ajl. this means that your profits Sr y' will be greater with fewer S lilt ltours of work. • 1$ -y, Betides the KORI>.-,ON will take |!| jX.fj \ ill/, V car* of every power Job on the BllsliJ | farm. It is light, alert, flexible in jij jßfl' *i\Yi control and operation, yat it has -!| Hi’s I*!' power and endurance to spare. in \| > You should tee the FORDSON ! ]Lt *JV et work to appreciate its wonder* £4 g ful capabilities. We will gladly give you the proofs if you will ; l\ I ask for them, either by a personal N aW g \ j call, phone or post card. - 4*3 ; J. H. PERDUE IT* ** mmnm 11 ll ■F fV f yf |Pf r m Your Concrete Work! Let Me Do It! It will be done right because I know how, and I see to it that the best materials are used and when I turn over the job IT MUST BE RIGHT. If you are planning for a cellar or a base ment or a cement foundation, consult me. Do it now before you want;jthe work actually done. Let’s talk it over. It will cost you nothing to find out. L P. DOWNING BERLIN, MARYLAND AUGUST 19. 1922.