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H t. WWNWAV; JAN. , !'- rt THE HARTFORD HERALD PAGR SIX. 1 Tfo Hartord Herald IlllnolH Central Railroad Tlmo Tn- Wo nt Itcnvor Dam, Ky. North Bound. South Bound. No. 1324:05 a.m. No. 12111:35 p.m. No 12212:28 p.ui. No. 1012:48 p.m. No. 1022:48 p.m. No. 1318:55 p.m. J. E. Williams. tAgt. LAWS OF LUCK Common Chances of Heads Or Tails IN THE TDSSING-OF COINS Average Out About Same, Done Fairly, Under Or dinary Circumstances. FUNDAMENTAL LAWS OIITAIX Everybody knows that when a coin Is spun Into the air it Is "pure chance" whether It falls head or tall upward; and every year, apart from gambling, thousands of Im portant sporting decisions, at foot ball matches and the like, are set tled by the simple test. Vet math ematicians havo pointed out that our Ideas of "chance" in toss ing are really quite wrong, if we define chance as the unexpected. We know, or think we know, that ir a penny wcro tossed a million times, head would havo apeared, when the total results were added up, five hundred thousand times and tall five hundred thousand times. A few odd figures over on one side or tho other would not prove the prophecy wrong. The million tosses would be half one way and halt the other, as nearly as may be, and wo should bo satis fied with the result of the experi ment and say that It proved, what we already believed, that "tho chances were equal." This is what the man in the street calls chance. But suppose out of the million tosses wo found, to our surprise, that an enormous majority had turned up, say, tall; what should we call the result then? Naturally, we should not call it law. Surely wo should im mediately cry, "What an extraor dinary chance!" thus showing that what wo had believed in before tho test was something quite different, something not genuinely chance at all. If a group of people are betting on tho results of tossing a coin and tho coin has come down, say, five times running head upward, you will find that nearly everybody at once begins to put his money on tall. No ono believes that the run can continue much longer, thus tes tifying to his utter disbelief in chance as such. Yet chanco caused that run of heads and chanco may continue it. The real reason why tho gamblers t'a not expect tho run to continue Is because experience has taught them that some law, as suro as tho rising of the sun, has In the past prevented a tossed coin from eter nally turning up on tho 3amo side, and that tho oftener It turns up on the ono side, tho larger becomes tho probability that it will turn up on tho other. Chance, in tho eyes of tho scien tist, Is really knowledge, "tho knowledgo of tho avorago results of many eventH used to rpplaco Ignor ance of tho result of each individ ual event." I'rof. Karl Pearson spent n long tlmo actually trying tho tossing of a coin and noting tho results scientifically. Ono summor ho passed tho greater part of his holiday in making 25,000 careful tosses of a shilling, doubtlessly greatly to the amazoment of his neighbors. , A pupil of his supplemented the shilling recorl by 8,200 tosses of a ponny and tho drawing of 9,000 tickets from a bag, whllo another gontleman sent to I'rof. Pearson the dotalls of nearly 23,000 draw ings of colored and numbered counters. Tho result of tabulating this mass of figures was, according to tho professor, "in strikingly close agreement with theory," that Is, with the theory that chance is "the knowledge of tho avorago resultiN of many events." In other words, head and tail turned up an approximately equal Bilious? Om A FW$ nt kMMM-Jntt Mt AaU m Mm Mw. C OyUnMrt. AYr NEARLY EQUAL ., ,Wftl number of times with an only reas onable number of fluctuations' from what was expected. Or rather the fluctuations wcro expected scienti fically, for somo fluctuations from tho avorngo nro tho only rellnblo test of chance. If In such on Indef inite number of experiments heads and tails turned up a precisely equal number of times without tho smallest fraction of variation, It would bo a miracle and not an ex ample of tho workings of strict chance. Harper's Weekly. m ooooooooooooooo O WHAT TKACHIMt DOES. O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO A school teacher in tho grades Is a person who teaches things to tho pcoplo when they are young. Tho teacher comes to school at 8:30 o'clock, and when sho has got ten enough children for a mess in her room, sho teaches tnem read ing, writing, geographjr, grammar, arithmetic, music, drawing, cook ing, board sawing, crocheting, deep breathing, bird calls, scientific eat ing, patriotism, plain nnd fancy bathing, forcsty, civics and othor sciences too numerous to mention. When school layout sho stays be hind with five or six of her worst scholars and tries to save the State a Job of reforming them later on. After that sho hurries home to mako herself a now dress and snatch a hasty supper before going back to attend a lecturo by an im ported specialist on the history of tribal law In Patagonia, which tho superintendent thinks may glvo her somo information which may bo useful in her Echool work some day A great many lecturers roam the country preying on school teachers and some of them are very cruel, talking to them so long that tho poor things have to sit up till morn ing, when they get home, to get their dally test papers corrected. School teachers' salaries range from $30 a month up but not far enough up to make them dizzy. On her salary the teacher mdst dress nicely, buy herself things for her work which the city Is too poor to get, go to twenty;nlno lectures and concerts a year, buy helpful books on pedagogy, pay hor way to dis trict, county and State institutions, and enjoy herself during a three months vacation, which her salary takes every year. )n addition tho teacher is supposed to hoard away vast sums of money, bo that when she becomes too nervous and cross, to teach, at the age of fifty or there abouts, she can retire and live hap pily ever after on her Income. Philadelphia Bulletin. Here is a remedy that will cure your cold. Why wasto time and money experimenting when you can get a preparation that has won a world-wide reputation by its cures of this disease and can always be depended upon? It is known ev erywhere as Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and is a medicine of real merit. For sale by all deal ers, m A Wnrin Tribute. It was in a little country town In the event, ho met Mr. Jones, one of Mayor for the fourth time. After cellent citizen and kind-hearted man, allowed himself to bo chosen Mayor for th fourth time. Aftr the evnt, he mt Mr. Jones, ono of his his warmest admirers, who shook him heartily by tho hand. "I'm right sorry, Mr. Mayor," said tho worthy man, "they've put ten on you tho trouble of officiating for another term, with all your many calls and worries of business; a far worso man would have suited us but that was just tho trouble. Wo couldn't find him and It's my opinion as he ain't to bo found."" Youth's Companion. Escaped After Fifteen Yearn. W. P. Brojies mado a successful cscapo after fifteen years of suffer ing from kidney and bladder trou bles. Foloy Kidney Pills released him and will do just tho samo for others. He says: "They cured a most sovero backacho with painful bladder Irregularities, 'and they do all you claim for thorn. Tako tho "direct road "to health and strength by using Foley Kidney Pills for backache, rheumatism, weak, Boro kidneys and bladder irregularities. They are tho best medicine you can buy for kidney and bladder ail ments. Sold by all dealers. m A Khlp's Kpced. A ship's speed Is reckoned by knots, a knot being -n geographical milo or one-sixth of a degree. Six geographical miles aro about equal to seven statuto miles, and a ship that sails twelve knots Is really moving at the rate of fourteen stat ute miles an hour. It should bo re membered that tt Is Incorrect to lay bo many knots, for a knot means so many knats, for a knot moans "one mile an hour." OhNrr ,Cry MR FLETCHER'S CAflTORIA SCRUPULOUS DRESS OF PRESIDENT JOHNSON Was Drunk Only the Whole Country Knew About It. For a man who had "como from tho peoplo'' as ho was fond of aayi lng, and whoso heart was always with tho poor and tho distressed, Androw Johnson was ono of tho neatest men In his dress and person I havo ever known. During his three years In Nashville, in partic ular, ho dressed in black broad cloth, frock coat .and waistcoat and black doeskin trousers, and wore a silk hat. This had been his at tlro for 30 years, and for most o that, time, whether as Governor or Tennessee, member of Congress or United States Senator, ho had made all of his own clothes. He was so scrupulous about his linen thnt ho Invariably changed all of It dally, nnd sometimes oftener. Ho was matchlessly perfect in figure, about five feet ten, had handsome broad shoulders, fine forehead, superb face, dark bushy hair and small hands and feet. The most marked featuro about him was his eyes, which were small, and although such eyes are not usually attractive, his were black, spark ling and absolutely beautiful. Ho was not a gamester at any thing, and could play only indiffer ently at checkers. In 18G2 he ex plained to me thgt he had never visited a theater because in his youth ho lacked an oportunity, and always afterward would rather study and work or go to bed than spend his'time at a playhouse. He looked on all kinds of gambling as wrong, never knew one card or ono domino from another, and was nev er at a horse race. Ho had been to a few circuses and minstrel shows, and liked them. He used to say that ho had "never had much time for frivolity." I never could per suade him to go to tho theater eith er in Nashville or Washington. Andrew Johnson has been called a drunkard ns well as a traitor; but the "whirligig of time" has set him right on tho latter, and to-day there is no man of tho Civil War who is receiving so much honest 'attenion at tho hands of historians. But that Androw Johnson was a drunk' ard is more difficult to .disaprove This Is partly because the only time that ho was ever under tho Influ ence of liquor in his life the whole nation saw him, either with their eyes or read of it, and upon an ac casion when he should havo been absolutely sober I mean when ho was Inaugurated as Vice President on March 4, 1805. The Century. A llcio in u Lighthouse. For years J. S. Donahue, South Haven, Mich., a civil war captain, as a Ughthouso keoper, averted aw ful wrecks, but a queer fact Is, he might havo been a wreck himself If Electric Bitters had not prevent ed. "They cured mo of kidney trouble and chills," ho writes, "af ter I had taken other so-called cures for years, without benefit and they also Improved my sight. Now, at seventy, I am feeling flno." For dyspepsia, indigestion, nil stomach, liver and kidney troubles, they're without equal. Try them. Only CO cents at James H. Williams, Hartford. m Notice to Claimant. All persons having claims against tho estate of Jno. T. Hocker, de ceased, are hereby notified to pro sent same to mo, "properly proven, on or before February 1, 1913, or they will bo forever barrod. Thoso knowing themselves In debted to this estato by account or past duo note, will pleaso call and settle same, so that tho estate can bo wound up. SCIOTA HOCKER, Admr., 60U Centertown, Ky. Frightful Polar Wind Blow with terrific forco at tho far North and play havoc with tho skin, caustngred, rough or soro chapped handB and lips, that need Ducklen's Arnica Salve to heal thorn, It makes tho skin soft and smooth. Unrivaled for cold-sores, also burns, bolls, sores, ulcers, cuts, bruises and piles. Only 2G cents at James H. Williams. ra WILL CARLETON, HACK TO NATURE POET, DEAD Tho New York World of Friday says: Will Carleton,, the poet, died last night at his 'home, No. -444 Greene avonuo, Broklyn, of bronchial pneu monia. He had been 1U for a week. Mr. Carleton waB a "back to na ture" poet. Ho was born in Hud son, Mich., on Oct. 21, 1845. He went to Hillsdale College, Michi gan, and, soon after be was grad uated, entered the newspaper field, working la Hllladale, Detroit, GUI- cago, noifon nnd this city. At tho time of his death ho was editor of Everywhoro, n magazine ' On leaving nouspapor work he beenmo a lecturer nnd toured thl3 country rind Europa. reading selcc- OtlCC, Blltitions from his own writings. I Ho has been a widower for sev eral years. Ho had no children. "Over tho Hills to tho Poor house," ono of Mr. Carlcton's first productions, gained him great fame. Another poem - which brought him oven greater fame was "Detsy and I Are Out." Mr. Carleton was n member of tho Authors, tho University, Brook lyn, and Now York Press Club. doctor's prescription for a real stingy jian In tho January Woman's Homo Companion appears a story in which Is related an nccount of a prescrip tion given to nn exceedingly stin gy farmer by "a doctor. Tho farm er took the prescription to tho druggist. Tho druggist told tho farm er that ho could not fill tho pro scription nnd said to the farmer: "If you wlH read It yourself you will sco why." Whereupon tho farmer adjusted his glasses and read to his astonishment: "One hired girl to bo taken as soon ns you can get her, and kept constantly on hand thereafter. "A few now dresses that tho wives of your hired men wouldn't be nshamed to wear, and a new hat and wrap for your wife to replace those you bought her last thirteen years ago. "All to bo tinctured with nt least os much daily consideration as you bestow upon your cattle." Tho X'cw Year and Llppincott's Not ono of tho many publications now being displayed on the news stands is moro attractive inside or out than the January Lippin cott's. From Its very striking cov er by tho Klnneys, to its ever-popular department of humor, "Wal nuts and Wine," at the end of the book, thero isn't n feature that doesn't demand attention and com pel the interest. Tho novelette Is "Troplcania," a stirring tale of love and valor in South Amorica. The man who wrote It Will Lovington Comfort also wroto those wldely discused books "Fate Knocks at the Door" and "Routledgo Rides Alone," which is a guarantee of the new novelette's literary excellence. Neither in theme nor in treatment does It In any wise resemble tho usual run of adventure stories. The plot Is fresh and vigorous, and thero Is the skillful characterization one has been led to expect in Mr. Comfort's stories. Tho only disap pointment tho reader is likely to feel is that the tale is not a longqr one. There's a generous allotment of short-stories in tho number. Hints For Housekeepers. Keep Foley's Honey and Tar Compound always on hand, and you can quickly head off a cold by its prompt use. It contains no opiates, heals and soothes the inflamed air passages, stops tho cough, and may save a big doctor's bill. J. P. Hig gins, Stanton, Wis., writes that "One bottle of Foley's Honey and Tar Compound cured mo of a bad cough. I find it a suro euro for coughs and colds." In a yellow package. Sold by all dealers. m Xotice to Claimants. All porsons-having clalmB againBt tho estate of Mrs. S. E. Jones, de ceasedj are hereby notified to file same with me, properly proven, on or before the first day of February, 1913, or they will be barred. Those knowing themselves in debted to the deceased, by note or account, will please settlo at matur ity, bo the estato can be wound up. V. C. JONES, Admr., 50t4 Centertown, Ky, Ghilolrn cry FOR FLETCHER'S OASTORIA He Had 'Em. "I .want damages," shouted tho bruised and battered citizen who had just beon beaten up by his ath letic rival. "I think," replied his friend and adviser, after a critical inspection 'that if you look in the glass you'll find you have got 'em." Encouragement. 'Do you think," inquired the Rev. Mr; Snodgrass, "that my re vival services are having 'any prac tical effect!" "Yes, some," acknowledged Dea con Southpaw: "tha last sugar I bought of grocer Smith was only two ounces short." January Lip pincott'a. A Knowing Pupil. Teacher "What la the meaning of the word 'leisure' T" Pupil "It Is the name of the place where married people re pent I" January Ltnlneott'al SWH,M fVv ARC JMvTinPW HWWV. HARTFORD Clubbing!. FOR YAR SUBSCRIPTIONS. 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THE HERALD, Hartford. Ky. I JOB PRINTING The kind that makes you look goodln the eyes of the whole sale dealer and the city merchant' that makes your neighbors proud of you, increases respect and sets you right in the minds' of all people; this kind is I NEATLY DONE- And promply delivered by the HARTFORD HERALD. Every . hndv m anv kind of business needs Pnnted Stationery Nor . . . ... a ueaas, mras. envelopes, diaicuicuo, eu,. uuwauajra. iiiu, the lowest; work the best. Call or wjit: us. 15he HERALD, Hertford. Ky. OOOO OfO ooooooooo O REMINDERS FOR BOYS. O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Don't be "all In" too often In- vallds are bad business risks. Your boss may be a boor; this, however, need not. prevent you from being a gentleman. Save a little from even a little; the habit will bo yourdivldend. Don't bo a "quitter"! When you find you are "In wrong," however, got out, "no matter who hoots. You may bo a Kid, but refuse to be a shorn lamb. Hobby-horses need a tight rein, elBe they .may hoof down sense. Tho spur of .the moment has fa tally rowelled many a Boy. To hedge is less manly than op enly to refuse to betray your own or another's secret. Loud laughter belongs to the wilds. Where women aro, or In doors, boys should modulate their mirth. Cowards are mighty Blow-hards. If fight you mut, fight, but don't Blow! i Nothing so thoroughly empha sizes the importance of a rival or competitor as running him down. You may be a winner among the girls; let them tell it. For a lad with his way to make, It's more creditable to "stand in" with mon than with girls. Bluff may go for awhile; but so may you, when your bluff is call ed. If you want your Customer) to ask for you next time, give him un divided attention. The aftermath of "cutting a dash" is a sadly bruised spirit. Good manners, not parlor tricks, are valuable assets. Play the game if you are euro It's a game you, can afford to play. It's a cheeky lad who introduces his "crowd" without a glrl'8 say-so. Your Dad being a Somebody doesn't make you so. Buck up for your own. Minnie Thomas An trim In January Llpplncott's. m i OhlN,rn Cry FIR FLETCHER'S OASTORIA THINGS TO KKMEMJJEK ABOUT PARCELS POST Special postage on all fourth claaa natter will he charged,, and all. fourth-claw matter, after Janu ary 1, must bear t parcel peat atanpa, u the ordinary atanpi'V HERALD'S Rates r .jpi.rwy . l.JMrr , :i.ntV i j,ouisviiic York World Fashions National Mga7lnc l.BO l.Otf is so fa 2.?0 needs adVertisinc nowadays to t TT I f .- T-.. -A.. Dviui this klad of matter will not bo ac- cepted after the date named. No fourth-class matter will bo registered after January 1, but 10 cents Insurance will take the place of a registry feo, and fully protects the sender against loss. It is believed that the parcels post will greatly reduce express business on small packages, as tho 3 postal Vates aro not. more than one- L third the express rates. When you want a reliable medi cine for a cough or cdld take Cham berlain's Cough Remedy. It can always be depended upon and Is pleasant and safe to tako. For sale by alf dealers. m ' Tho motto of tho 'crab: Be sure you are right and then go bapk- ward. . J THE BEST PROOF Ohio County Citizens Cannot" ' Doubt It. Dqan's Kidney Pills were us(f Tnejr brought benefit. , mesiory was torn 10 wariioruj residents. fe. Time has Htrenethenori tha evi- T dence. Has nrnvnn IYia rnniilt lnattnir. r i" r r The limtlmnnv la frnm thin local- jj ty. ' 9 The proof convincing. 3 Mn. O. W. Fitzgerald, 1421 W.(, Fifth street, Owensboro, jKy., says: "I w!h to say that Doan's Kidney Pills are an honest kidney remedy.. I wa in a bad way before I Began Ij their use. I had backache dtand night and the kidney secretions caused mo much annoyance, I got Doan'it Kidney Pills and had not ta ken many before I was greatly re-, lleved. I can now Bleep soundly;. the; headaches have left and my bacV la strong." ' The above statement was given May 9, 1907, and when Mra. Vilt- gerild was Interviewed on Fefcru- ry 20, 1912, she added: "I do no have to use Doaa's Kidney Pllkwanr "" since tney cured me irr", ago.' ,You are at liberty te wvI alaik. ... s. .. a. m ' I for' Hie by nil deaUri. Prlee i MU. Fonter-Milbnrn Ce nw York, tela 0itte SUtea. Rwneaher the ad take ne ether. areata fer W na: 1 lA4 "iV V i a . ' f 4?