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AVomcn'* Orgn n lint lon In London la
SenklnK a Jew Home in
That famous organization railed
the Society of American Women in
London, and known among iU mem
bers as the “S. A. W. L.," is about
to make another step in advance anil
is looking about for a home in the
vicinity of Piccadilly.
The organization is representative
of the best of social life In the per
manent American colony in London,
estimated somewhere between 1 5,000
and 20,000 persons. Much of the so
ciety’s activity has been due to the
tact and energy of (he president,
Mrs, Hugh Reid Griffin. Il is a source
of great regret to the society that
by the terras of its constitution Mrs.
Griffin’s tenure of office as president
is nearly over. She cannot be re
elected again. She will probably he
succeeded by Mrs. Olyndes, who ns
Klla Dietz Clymer was (lie tir.-t pres
ident of Sorosis.
Diiffnlo Con duel or l*n> Fnrrn of
Three Women nml Two Venm
I,aior Hecelven SI,OOO Hill.
In October, 1001, S. H. Drown, con
ductor of a New York Central Dell
line train that ran to and from the
Pan-Amerigan exposition at Buffalo,
loaned 15 cents for ear fare to a
woman and her two daughters win
had been rendered temporarily pt n
niless by the loss of her purse *on
the exposition grounds. Conductor
Drown lias just received a letter
hearing a Philad. Ipliia postmark.
When he opened it anew. SI,OOO bill
fluttered to the floor. The accom
panying letter, whieh was unsigned, re
called the exposition incident and
stated that the bill was a remem
brance of his deed.
Twin*' illrlhilny* 111 It •re nt.
A difference of about three hours
in the birth of sisters has led to the
strange situation of twins having
birthdays on different days and dif
ferent years. Mr. and Mrs. John
Stift, 180 Sheffield avenue, Chicago,
are the parents of the twins, and
every one in the neighborhood is
commenting on the curiou- circum
stance. One of the twins was born
at 10:30 p. in. on the la t day of De
cernber, 1002, and about an hour and
a half after midnight the second child
was born. Her birthday is therefore
January 1, 1903.
A M Il<‘||- II rok* n Main.
The man in Cincinnati who lias
fallen and fractured some bone in
ids body 40 time since lie was a boy
is still alive, says the Chicago Trib
une, but much broken.
uni giain ran.
Jobbers and Retailers of
Hold Medal,
Best Patent,
Marshall’s Best
Dousman’s Best
Klingholz Rye,
' ALSO *
Ground Oats and Feed,
Grain, Hay and Straw.
Mm Grain Cnipf
Corner Main and Quay Sts.
In Klingholz Bros.’ Store. Tel. 100.
In Germany, boys must attend
school up to 14 years, and girls to 13
Pudsey (Yorkshire, England) Me
chanics’ Institute has purchased a mill
iu which to hold technical classes.
Cardinal Svampe, the archbishop of
Bologna, Italy, lias forbidden the
priests in ids diocese to use bicycles.
The Dritish and Foreign Dible so
ciety has recently appropriated' $15,-
000 to the revision of the Malagasy
The English language is to be sys
tematically taught in Mexican schools,
English being deemed us necessary as
Spanish for commercial life.
The Church of England bishopric of
tlie Mackenzie river covers 000,000
square miles. That is live times the
size of tlie whole United- Kingdom.
The Y. M. C. A. lias 0,335 individual
associations, the largest of which is
tlie central department in Chicago,-
551,178 members, and property worth
On t he Matterhorn an iron cross was
set up recently. It was dedicated by
the celebration of mass at, probably,
the highest altitude on record in Eu
rope. The Abbe Carrel climbed to the
top, taking with him the vestments,
the necessary vessels and an altar.
-The Volunteers of America have now
six “regiments,” or districts, which in
clude nearly 100 self-supporting posts
or societies, distributed all over the
country, with their outposts. They
provide homes for destitute, men, self
supporting but homeless women, ho
tels for working men, and'refuges for
neglected children. In the six years
since the Volunteers were organized,
they have acquired resources valued at
$50,000, with less than SIB,OOO liabil
ities, including mortgages on build
“Sli/ih SliujaVi Mice.”
Some interest is being aroused in
Madras at present by (he exhibition
of two dwarfs who are alleged to be
over 50 years of age and are brother
and sister. These beings are not only
email, but distorted. It is believed
that dwarfs are “manufactured” in
India. There is n practice extant in
Punjab of elongating infants’ heads
so as to render them out of all pro
portion. to the body. The effect of
compression on the brain renders the
victims idiotic. They are then sent
around to beg, and in their peregrina
tions visit, the Madras and Bombay
presidencies. An instinct-akin to (lint
of an animal, however, still lives in
the distorted beings and invariably
brings them back to their masters.
They are known as “Shah Khoja's
mice,” from the name of the temple
where they are manufactured. The
children it is stated, are vowed to the i
temple by fanatical women.—London!
One Smooth Operator Who lard the
Telephone lo Ensnare Hla
But how easily the swindler can
play upon the cupidity of his dupes is
best shown in the two cases that have
been filling the Paris papers, says the
London Express. Boulaine, the Paris
banker, whose escape on Wednesday
from the police officers is supposed to
have been connived at, conducted his
operations in the most open manner.
He had. four banks in Paris, one of
which had offices in Lyons and Mar
seilles. When he started in business
he was not merely penniless, but quite
illiterate. He could hardly read or
write. He dazzled people with his
splendid style of living, and excited
their cupidity by suggesting that they
Mould become as rich as he.
Boulaine understood the importance
|of paying cash to tradesmen, land
lords and those from whom he bought
property. “Swindle your friends,
but pay your tradesmen,” was his rule.
Dy a very simple contrivance he al
lowed il to be understood that he was
on very familiar terms with the great
financiers of the world. When a cli
ent called Boulaine received him, seat
ed all a large office table, on. which
wire two telephones. They would
talk business. Presently a telephone
would ring. “Excuse me a minute,”
lie would say. “Hello, who’s there?
Rothschilds. Yes, its Boulaine. All
right, put me through.” And lie would
explain to his client how Huron Roths
child wanted to speak to him privately
—“but you need not leave the room.”
Then, turning to the telephone, he
would continue: “Good-morning, my
dear baron. All right—four millions.
Only three, you say? That is unfor
tunate. 1 understood you to say four;
that must have been a misunderstand
ing. Yes, we will talk it over, that s
all right; dejeuner at one. Good
When it was not Rothschild it was
a minister or an ambassador with
whom lie conversed.
The telephone was a dummy one.
He rang it himself by pressing a but
ton with his knee under the table. The
conversations were purely imaginary,
but they hardly ever failed in the de
sired effect. Boulaine had collected
around hi in a number of directors of
good family. When his victims began
to press for repayments of their loans
he would ask them to dinner. Being u
brilliant conversationalist and pos
sessed of charming manners, he had
little difficulty in inducing them to
postpone the time for repayment.
“He Ijuncpy'i Ancient I’lne.”
There is an interesting pine tree in
Bronx Park, close to the entrance of
the Geological gardens, that is worthy
of greater honor than is usually accord
ed it. To few old-timers who remem
ber the locality before it ever became
a part of New York this old tree goes
liy the name of Be Lancey’s pine. A
poem has been written about it, set
ting forth the virtues of “De Lancey’s
ancient pine.” The tree is by far the
tallest for miles around, and although
ils lower branches have been badly
treated, a towering mass of green
boughs surmounts the majestic sur
vivor of the days when the old De Lan
eey family owned a large portion of
the estate now in the Bronx park do
main. The old De Lancey house, that
was the scene of many gay parties in
pre-revolutionary days, was burned
down about 30 years ago The tall
pine is supposed to be close to 150 years
old at the least, and its present condi
tion U favorable for at least another
century of life.—N. Y. Times.
J\ lint I iiele lloiiliru Nay*.
When yo' see anew moon shinin’
in yo'r face ober a blue gum tree, it
am a sign dat de old woman am gwine
to strike a pose an’ ax yo' why dar
ain't any Maters in de house. Mebbe
yo’ am gwine to.strike a pose, too, but
il won't be de ekal o’ hers.—Detroit
•free Press.
!Jol In the <’lnxllled Trade* Direc
tory, lint lleulliiK in Secuud
lln n and I jira Itlitht Along,
New lines of industry are constant
ly springing up suggested by all
sorts of modern improvements, and it
is hard to keeji track of them. There
is the street car broker, for instance,
says the Philadelphia Record. You
probably won’t tind him classified
under ii separate heading in the
business directory, but he exists, in
the current issue of a trade journal
devoted to transportation are the ad
vertisements of men who deal in sec
ond-hand street cars. One dealer an
nounces “a special bargain lot of
six 40 feet long over all, seating 40
passengers on cross rattan walk-over
seals, with electric motors in good
shape, and practically new.” An
other says he has six varieties to
choose from, and from 12 to 20 in a
lot. Still others advertise that (hey
will either buy or sell second-band
street ears. This ousiness, accord
ing to one of Hie officials of the Phil
adelphia IbPpid Transit company, is
assuming quite large proportions.
Improvements in the rolling stock of
the trolley lines, particularly in the
larger cities, have become so rapid
that within a short time a ear is out
of dale. These ears, whieh are gen
erally still good for general use,
come in handy for the companies op
erating in liie small towns, and (hut’s
where the ear broker comes in.
Cos 111 prmn lr.
“Want 110 trousers creased?” asked
the tailor.
“That's the style, isn't it?"
“Well, not so much, perhaps, as it
n v ed iii be. Kome of my customers
WnlTl have it done now at all.”
well, I'm not particular,” re-
J*' id the customer “Suppose you
ere. i i one of the legs and leave the
other baggy.” Chicago Tribune.
| ▲ Trick That U Often Heaorted To for
I’roduclnic Enthusiasm In
an Andlence.
American audiences are strangely
alike U some (kings, and strangely
dissimilar in others. A good commit
tee will take as much pains in the ar
rangement of its audience as of its
speakers. An audience seated withe
out crowding is seldom enthusiastic,
is an audience whose hands
are occupied with bundles or umbrel
las, an audience largely composed of
women, or an audience in a cold room.
The easiest audiences to address, the
most responsive and inspiring, an*
those composed of men, crowded and
packed together and warm, says a
writer in Scribner's.
Women naturally do not applaud or
cheer. They are by instinct more self
restrained in the public expression of
their emotions than men. Every pub
lic speaker is complimented by their
presence, knowing that their quiet
word at home is oftentimes more ef
fective in results than the most en
thusiastic shouting on the street cor
ners by the other sex. In a public
meeting, however, the audience gets
its cue from those nearest the speak
er. I remember well two audiences,
both from the same social class, both
crowded, both in large theaters, and
both largely attended by women. One
happened to be in Colorado; one in
Massachusetts. In one meeting the
orchestra was reserved for women. In
the other meeting the men had the or
chestra and the women had the
lower gallery and all the boxes. In
Itoth cases the audiences were entirely
friendly to the speakers. The second
meeting was marked by wild enthusi
asm; the first one, by respectful at
tention. In the second case the mass
of men in the orchestra urged on the
speakers by continued applause. In
the first case the men in the galleries
who started to applaud were cheeked
because between them and the speak
ers was a mass of absolutely silent
femininity in the orchestra. Ido not
say that one meeting was less effective
than the other, but the difference
in the strain on the speaker was
Old Method* Are .Mot Kane n Ilal <o
SuccrM In Ttipue Modern
The old days of “spread eagleism”
are over. Mere rhetoric no longer
convinces, if, indeed, it ever did. Sar
casm is another cartridge that is
quite as likely to burst at one end as
the other. The professional vender of
“comic stories,” too, carries about as
much conviction with him as a brass
band, and the savage partisan who
preaches on the text attributed to
Horace Greeley that every horse thief
is a member of the opposite party
only hurts his cause, says Scribner’s
After all, however, with perfect ar
rangements, attention and order, the
success of the speaker ultimately de
pends upon himself. If he desires per
sonal popularity and the success of
the evening, he will avoid serious ar
gument and hold the attention of his
audience by a succession of anec
dotes, apt, but not bitter, with good
natured ridicule, quip and gibe, and
confine himself to a general handling
of the subject not calculated to give
If he regards his cause as more im
portant than his personal success,
he will seek to hold the attention of
his audience in the main, not by
tricks of oratory or eloquence, but by
plain, telling, pithy facts and figures
nearly, fairly and succinctly stated,
but without abuse or invective. He
will combat the arguments of the op
position, neither by good-natured jest
nor by general denial, but by the
citation of official and incontrovert
ible information from the original
authi cities. It is this speaker that
makes converts for his party—and
enemies for himself. lie embitters
his antagonists because he does con
The gift of gab, a pleasant ad
dress and a newspaper scrap book
are all the preparations necessary for
the popular orator. The hardest kind
of hard work lies before the really
effective speaker.
Trent end o iin Amount Handled In One
.Mew turk Hallway SI ml Iu n
In September.
Few persons appreciate the tre
mendous passenger business that is
being handled by the railroads. Here
is an illustration that will open the
eyes of some:
For the first six days of September
there were received at the .New York
Grand Central station, 34,25'J pieces
of baggage, an average of 5,700 pieces
per day. During the second week of
September the average was a little
over 3,000 pieces per diem. The bag
gage came in so rapidly and there
was such an amount of it, to be
handled in a comparatively small
space that it was with the greatest
difficulty that the platforms were
kept clear for incoming trains.
Ihe tirsf week in Septeomber is
always the heaviest week in the year;
so many people returning on the
first of September from the lake aqd
mountain resorts, in order to put the
children in school, that it makes an
immense traffic. The fact that this
gie.it amount of baggage was handled
ivilh reasonable promptitude, says
the Municipal Journal and Engineer,
and that very few trunks were either
lost or seriously damaged speaks vol
umes for the efficiency of our trans
portation lines.
Every night, just before retiring, old Jog
ger leaned the ladder up against the house
and placed a gallon pail of salt on a chair
in his bedroom. These preparations were
for the purpose of enabling .lugger to get the
bulge upon the fire fiend at his next visit.
Every now and then, for months, the
chimney had a habit of burning out, and as
the roof often caught fire these events were
the occasion of much excitement.
Jugger hud grown tired of reducing him
self to the verge of emotional insanity in
searching for salt to pour down the chimney,
trying to quiet his wife, who insisted upon
indulging in hysterics, and in seeking the
ladder that seemed to have concealed itself
just when it was most needed.
Usually, by the time he had charged all
over the house and lot, colliding with all the
furniture in the former and all the trees,
shrubs, posts and clotheslines in the latter,
the fire had burned out or been extinguished
by the neighbors, and his wife had cried her
self into the first cousin of a tit. Then the
ladder would be found, serene and untrou
bled, in the place where it always reposed,
and the salt would gnu at him from the bar
rel in the pantry.
Hut now Jugger could retire to his couch,
happy in the thought that, with the salt at
hand and the ladder leaning against ttie
eaves, he was ready for any emergency.
For nearly a week peace brooded over the
Jugger household. Then the chimney went
on the rampage again.
It was near midnight when Mrs. Jugger
awoke her spouse by her energetic jub in
the ribs and the thrilling announcement that
she smelt smoke.
The fire could be heard roaring in the chim
ney, and Jugger was sure that a conflagra
tion would speedily ensue if he did not
hasten to the scene of the danger accom
panied by the salt, so he sprung out of bed,
took one quick step and fell forward on his
face, almost executing a dado on the floor
with his nose.
Till of late, Jugger had never worn a robe
de-nuit, but had passed down the years, so
to speak, night-shirlless and neglected. Mrs.
Jugger remedied this awful state of affairs
by presenting her husband, upon his last
birthday, not long ago, with a brand new
night shirt, five feet and three inches long,
forgetting that by all laws of precedent,
dogger's head ought to slick out of the top
of the garment.
Upon rising in the abrupt fashion before
mentioned, Jugger, forgetting the superflu
ous length of the robe, stepped on the front
of it and came down on his face, as stated,
with a force that nearly drove his nasal
protruberance back out of sight in his coun
.Springing to hi* feet and pulling his nose
out to where it belonged, he grabbed the
pail of salt and started toward the door.
This time, when the long robe tripped Jug
ger it sent him headlong against the wall,
with a force that almost shortened up his
neck. When he finally escaped from the
house it was by holding up the extraneous
length of the garment.
Out of doors and around the house he
rushed, cracking his shins with the sharp
corners of the salt pail at every other jump.
As he came in sight of the flames, streaming
like a flume of tire out of the chimney top,
lus excitement caused him to drop the robe
for an instant. He recognized his mistake
when he found himself crawling out of the
embraces of Mrs. Jugger's rare and exceed
ingly thorny Mexican cacti, which were
highly successful as ornaments, but made
a very poor couch.
Jugger really ought to have possessed a
third hand to assist him while he held onto
the ladder and his life and the salt and his
night shirt. He was not like the dilatory
gentleman of chestnut lore, who, in addition
to his right and left hands, was provided
with a little behind hand. He would have
surmounted the steep roof with much more
ease and less loss of cuticle if each of his
hands and all of the feet he possessed, and
the half-dozen more that he needed, had
been armed with long, sharp claws, capable
of being socked deep into the shingles.
After Mr. Jugger had succeeded in climb
ing up the steep roof at about the same rate
of speed as that of the arithmetical frog
that, in climbing out of the well, ascended
two feet every day and fell back three feet
every night, the neighbors were astounded
at the vision that appeared on the ridge
pole. They saw, by the light of the chim
ney’s torch, a figure that looked like a large
cat in a long gown crawling along the apex
of the roof
Just as Jugger raised the pail in order
to pour the salt down the chimney, his toe
holds slipped at one side. Instead of going
down the chimney the salt was poured down
the roof, a white and gritty cascade. A mo
ment later Jugger followed it. There was
a frantic clutching and clawing, and a wild
yell that nearly put out the fire, and the
human toboggan went sliding down over
the saltjr and splintery surface of the shin
The frantic manner in which a drowning
man is supposed to clutch at straws would
not have been a circumstance to the en
thusiastic and unreserved manner in which
Jugger endeavored to plant his claws upon
or into something that would stay his prog
His efforts were useless! Down he went
at a rate that made the salt sandpaper off
the splinters that would otherwise have pro
truded ffom his person and given him
the appearance of a human pincushion. Had
it not been for the presence and kind of
fices of the salt, Jugger's condition would
have been a much more deplorable one, for,
while a man with splinters sticking out all
over him like pin feathers may be very use
ful as a human scratcher, he certainly can
not be considered as ornamental. An Adon
is stuck full of splinters must pull down Ins
sign, and no man likes to think that his
chances of winning in a beauty competition
have gone where prohibition prohibits, and
henceforth he can aspire to nothing better
than being an animated toothpick holder.
•lust as Jugger went over the edge of the
roof the tail of his robe caught on a sturdy
gutter-clamp. For a moment he hung like
a large, white bat. There was the sound
like that which ensues when the friendship
of years is rent in twain from top to bot
tom. The sturdy clamp, having got its full
share of the garment, Jugger dropped, with
a wail of anguish, into the very heart of Mrs.
.lugger's other cactus bed. Then the lire
went out, leaving a scratched and splintery
wreck of humanity wrapped in the clinging
embrace of the cacti from Mexico.
There is a large void waiting to be filled
by an invention that will lift a sufferer out of
a cactus bed without raking all the thorns
along the extent of his person until he is
scratched clear ftom here to yonder.
Now Jugger questions all visitors to learn
if anybody lias ever established a precedent
by standing on his head to sleep, ... that
none of the scratches or slivers wu. Pc dis
Jugger will not wear his birthday present
any more. He does not consider that a night
shirt with alt of the southwest quarter
torn out is exactly suiteu to his sivk of
beauty.—Good Litcrutui*.
Odd Remedy (or litomaU in((Mltd
by One Who Hm Tested Ita
After giving a fair and patient trial
to each of many alleged cures for
sleeplessness, the writer stumbled
across a simple method of inducing
somnolence that has the merit of be
ing harmless and inexpensive. To
smokers the remedy involves no cost
Whatever, but of non-smokers the cap
ital outlay of the price of a pipe is re
quired. It must be a wooden pipe, and
curved, not straight.
Having retired for the night, the suf
ferer should lie perfectly flat on his
back, discarding pillow rests, and putt
steadily at uu empty pipe until he feels
thoroughly drowsy. The desired re
sult usually is achieved after from
about 00 to 100 puffs have been made.
The puffing should be dime slowly, with
a deep, inhaling movement. The ex
pelling motions must be made delib
erately with narrowed mouth. Dur
ing the entire operation the pipe should
not be removed, as eacli displacing and
replacing movement tends to wakeful
Those capable of great concentra
tion of thought should, if smokers,
imagine they see volumes of smoke,
and those who eschew the burning
weed will be helped by counting the
As sleep is often successfully wooed
while yet the pipe is in the mouth,
says the New York Mail and Express,
bowls of meerschaum or clay are not
recommended, since these are liable to
be broken when the coming of slumbei
allows the pipe to slide from the
mouth. Nervous people may be reas
sured that there is no danger iu fall
ing asleep with the stem edge of a
curved pipeeanght betweenone’steeth.
Sleep always causes tlie grip to l>e re
laxed. That may hold also of straight
pipes, but for other and obvious rea
sons these are less suitable than those
witli curved stems.
General Merchandise
712 Chicago 5t., betw. 7th and Bth.
Local Anaesthetics used for painless extraction of teeth. :
AD fltvlM u 4 Pina ft* A Tha Oaaalna all brar Oil*
Bran Alai at Kaal. yv Trad* Mark. Heaata
We carry a complete line nt _
Garland, Red Cross and Favorite
Stoves and Ranges.
It will pay you to look over our large stock of
fully warranted goods before buying elsewhere.
Wernecke & Schmitz.
LAWYERS. Office in Torrison's brick block north end Ei|(bth street bridge, Manitowoc, Wls
■ounin Collections promptly attended to
HEOIBTER OP DEEDS Notary Public and Conveyancer Money loaned on reasonable rates,
vlanltowoc, Wisconsin.
Office Hours—9 to to a. in. 2to4p. m. 7toBp. m.
Telephone 292-4. Office and residence over Mendlik & Mulbolland's store.
PRACTICE limited to Eye, Ear. None and Tbroat. Office hours 9t012 a. ro., 1 to 4 p m
ind 7to 8 p m. Office over Mendlik * Mulbolland's, N Bth street, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Phone t22’4.
Over Mendlik * Mulbolland's With Dr. E. M. KAPITAN
Cor. Bth and Buffalo Streets. Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Over Walter Green’s Store. Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
191 South Eighth Street, Opposite Schuette’s Store.
Cold Chicken C.'orpy.
An English curry of cold roust ga
is equally good made withcold chick
Cut the meat Into fine julienne sti
and place it aside. Fry a large Sp
ish onion, cut into dice, in two oun
of butter. Add to this an equal qu
tity of apples cut tine. Cover the sai
pan and let the onions and apples ci
until soft. Stir in two dessertspo
fuls of curry powder, a little chutn
and a tablespoonful of tomato sau
Cook 20 minutes, add two tublespo
fuls of cream or milk, a dash of leir
juice, and the meat. Cook until
meat is hot, and serve with a bon
of rip c . chutney, pickled walnuts,
pickled peaches should always acco
pany curries.—N. Y. Post.
Ilam Toast.
Scald one-half cupful of cream, a
the beaten yolk of an egg, stir un
it thickens, add one cupful of chopp
boiled ham, season to taste and sei
on toast —Ledger Monthly.
Telegraphic PoMtage.
The idea that a letter placed in
suitable receptacle could be convey
by electricity at a rate well-nij
comparable to that of the expre
trains seems to have struck an lit
iau experimenter, I’iscicelli by nani
says the London Chronicle. The nea
est approach to the system is that i
“telepherage,” but here the rate .
progression is, of course, relative
slow. In the case of the I’iscice
system it is intended that the le
ters should be conveyed in box*
composed along wires arranged i:
the overhead system analogous t
that seen in the tramways of man
towns. Experiments are to be mail
with tlie system between Rome an
Naples, but there are so many ver
obvious difficulties in the way of tli
scheme becoming generally usef
that we may await the results *
these experiments before hailing tli
invention as a benefit to mankind a

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