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p\ uem-ral view of .Johannesburg, Union of South Africa, which was the center of the recent disturbances created by
fte.- ttking miners. Th • rebellion was quelled by the troops.
rocket Mirror
I Beat Geronimo
Tl»ught Its Flash in Battle
■Was an Order From the
Great Spirit.
ns: use of smoke screen
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Ap«ie Kid Used It, Says Noted Ran
in Recital or Story of His
Life—nas Remarkable
as Ranger.
—Superstition resulted in
ffie Surrender of (Jeronimo, the famous
lad|n. and the Apuehe Kid used the
first smoke screen recorded in this
according to Col. Fred Owens
of Ch i ago, a noted Texas Ranger of
century ago.
Colonel Owens, an old circus man.
his title as ranger, cow
franco buster, pony express rider
and Participant in many Wild West
parspii', in eluding those of Geionimo
lie Kid, made these assertions
h a recital of his life, which iias
been trammed full of action and nar
row o apes that read like tiie passage
: i old dime novel.
Fre|! Owens, when nine years old.
was Un- ing from his home in Flem
-ngsl leg. Ky., one morning in 1859.
!le ini”, gone West.
At ighteen, or in 1868, lie became a
TeMat i Ranger and made such a mark
’or h Inself that he was sent to the
’enteiaial at Philadelphia with other
•anger to represent the Lone Star
Rate. In IS7B-79 and 1880 lie was de-
the pony express through No
"Tai® Land, or the Indian territory.
Ie W» never held up, but many times
■ audits bent on possessing the
ala® - be carried.
be took the saddle again as
ranger. About that time
the most wily chief that
the'American army tron
■.ttSdjis getting bad in west Texas.
j^^Rj-- - :..m.*'< captun*. In the hills
Chihuahua. Mexico. Colonel
a material part of his pur
'irtlsl ■ d he tells a story of the In
in's; at 'ire that may not be part of
fie re • < of the War department.
1 ■ rink (Jeronimo had few friends
white men. The colonel was
fie ■ t! e>e few.
her years Geronimo told him
by Is surrendered to the white man.
tid li s i story of the Indian’s super
itious nature. Geronimo's pursuers
tunbefi mag them a Capta n Hil-
IWhen the Indian was driven
‘ hills and the chase became
ilebrand's command was crnwl
tl e crags toward the redskin's
dd. Just before his surrender
.-ronir eaught sight of the face of
’“WaT n a bright light Hashed over
-iuld n fathom, and it drove all the
- T ht out him.
Mirror Saved Him.
'' a - vs troopers in the army
aireefnl men. A private it.
line had seen a point
ISF vanfc >• and thought his captain
imild 1 wof it. To move or cal!
ouM t ...j
his position to the In
he must get the attention
Hildebrand. Taking a small
his pocket he caught the
sun. These reflected on
Hildebrand, then in immi
r of Geronimo's rifle. But
beat the Indian's trigger fln-
-aw wonderful
. “itght it a message from
identify Captain Hildebrand
spirit. Geronimo ran up
I truce, merely stipulating
’dd not bi* hung or shot for
’ f ,le surr '‘ndered. His
Apache Kid. a half-breed
I his bar>d were marauding
, The Apache Kid
P Tri '"'- ~m I! " ! related t"
h’b possessed all the
xggW savage cruelty of his chief-
• “vl Owens and his fellow
■MSy seilt af ''' r t!iv Apa."be
* was a hot one. The
South African Rebels Are Conquered
Apache Kid knew horses, and from
time to time got remounts on the fast
est and freshest horses in corrals lie
passed. Tile rangers plugged along on
their same ponies. But they followed
the trail so fast that they drove the
Apache Kid and his bands to a field
of fewer corrals and more desperate
They surrounded the band at Stink
ing Wells, so-called from the sulphur
fumes that rise from its pit. As the
law circle closed in the Apache K>d
made use of a smoke screen. The
wind was blowing from his band to
ward the rangers. The Indians fired
the prairie. Then, under cover of the
iinoke. they brought down some of the
Colonel Is
Colonel Owens did not escape. Two
of the Wolff boys with whom he had
lived when he first came to Texas fell
in the rifle tire. Colonel Owens dragged
them through it and returned to get
his horse. Then lie rode into a bullet
that caught him in the left thigh and
another killed his horse, which fell on
the colonel, crushed his chest, and left
Idm unconscious. When he came to
himself lie was seven miles nee .-r
civilization, being carried on the back
of a friendly squaw. The Wolff boys
were saved.
Recuperating he again took up the
chase and helped to make it merry for
th - Ap- ■ he Kid until that outlaw was
run to co.er in Big Bear canyon on
the Pecos river, and died from a ran
ger's bullet.
tie then broke IS horses to work
wiihou line, bridle or bit, and their
performance was presented the first
time with the original Buffalo Bill
show in Omaha in 1884. In 1885 Col
onel Owens went back to Texas. He
added to his string of “naked racers.”
as they were called, and presented
them for two seasons with the Bar
num & Bailey circus. Then he sold
them to that company.
He returned to Texas and took up
the trail of Bass Scott and his band
of cattle rustlers. This crowd was ex
terminated I(M> miles from Fort Stock
ton. but before their end Colonel
Owens had received a terrible wound
that crushed in bis left side.
1,000 Head Were Dead.
This laid him up for some time, but
he went on the last "big drive” of cat-
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Recent ph--"graph of Mr. and Mrs.
James 11. R. Cromwell, son and daugh
ter-in-law of Mrs. E. T. Stotesbury of
Iliiladtdphla. Mrs. Cromwell was Miss
Delphine Dodge, daughter of. Mrs.
Horace E. Dodge of Gross Point. Mich.,
widow of the noted motor manufac
turer. She is the present owner of
the p-’art necklace, valued at •?*>"- GiO
—once the property of Empress Cath
erine of Russia —the sale of which
caused a lawsuit between two big jew
elry houses.
Gives Beating to Wife
Who Wouldn't "Doll Up'’
Ralph Magarino, twenty-five
years old, a motorman of Brook
lyn, N. Y., is different from most
s&usbands, for he not only does
yot object to his wife using cos
metics, but he insists she do so.
Because Helen, his spouse, re
fused to use rouge and powder,
Magarino, according to the
charge, beat her. When Magis
trate Liota heard of the unusual
cause for Magarino's alleged
beating of ins wife, he ordered
the motorman placed on proba
tion. pending a further investiga
tie from Texas. There were 5,000
head in the herd. In Stevens Saucer,
Texas, so called because the hills form
giant saucer, a coyote barked and
a cowboy tired a shot at it. When
the stampede was over One thousand
head of cattle were dead and twenty
five hundred were lost.
Returning to civilization. Colonel
(•wens heard of a midget broncho
pony born on the trail, lie bought
this little animal, which was the great
trick pony “Cleo.” He trained “Cleo”
and the animal was taken around the
world twice by Colonel Owens. “Cleo”
died in 1918. Colonel Owens then left
the road.
What is thought of him by showmen
is evidenced by his initial, and since
automatic elections, as chaplain of
their club. He can still take the
thumb, fore and middle lingers of bis
pistol hand, roll and crimp a cigarette
the cowboy's way, in spite of the fact
that these three fingers are marred
by the mark of a bullet that shot the
gun out of his hand.
Colonel Owens is still a Texas Ran
ger. He Ims never resigned, he has
never been discharged. He is a man
of quiet mien, and to meet him one
would never realize he was one of the
valiant men that carried law and order
to and over the frontiers.
Sergt Samuel Joseph of Kentucky
Has Record for Stopping Ger
man Lead.
Lexington, Ky. - Sergt. Alvin T.
York and Sergt. William Woodfill may
divide honors for capturing or destroy
ing Germans during the World war.
but at the Good Samaritan hospital
in' this city is an American sergeant
who probably stopped more bullets
than any other soldier in Unde Sam's
army, and. although Ids merits are un
sung, he bus a war record that vies
with those of York and Woodfill.
He is Sergt. Samuel Joseph of Haz
ard, Ky., am! he is now’ at the hospi
tal for his fifteenth operation. Up
to date Joseph has had 97 bullets tak
en from his body; but he is s’iil
afraid to go swimming, for he was hit
Itrj times after being in the front
lino of fight'ng for 15 months without
receiving a scratch.
The former sergeant's outfit was
Company G, Eighteenth Infantry,
First division, A. E F. He was on
the Alsace-Lorraine front with French
colonials, participated in the capture
of Cantigny. helped storm and take
Monditaor, was in the great drive on
Soissons, whs 45 days in the hottest
fighting on the Champagne front and
participated in the sanguinary fight
ing at Chateau Thierry ami in the Ar
gonne forest, where he received most
of his wounds, and was taken to a
hospital to die, his comrades thought.
For 28 months he remained in the
Young Ex-Empero, of China Finally
Adopts Glasses on Advice of
Peking.—To wear “specs” or not to
wear them was a problem which re
cently threw the imperial household of
the Chinese dynasty Into consternation
when it wax discovered that the sigjtt
Hxtiftn Tung, young ex emperor, was
The American expert said it must be
either “specs" or falling sight for
Hsuan Tung, and “speca” L ;v»y
Something to Think About
»THING is more fatal to growth
of will than that form of indo
lence which shrinks from trial and ex- i
The person who is confronted by a
new perplexity, loses his or her self
reliance and in despair cries, “what
shall I do.” is not destined to go very
far afield in the creation of song or j
story or in the crafts.
He must, like boats, keep near the j
shore and he ever ready to semi into j
the harbor.
All the achievements in the arts and
sciences result from exercising an in
dividual will and strengthening it in
difficult situations.
• ♦ • »
Tht* practice of doing things habit
ually, as a bookkeeper adds a column i
of figures or a typist rattles off a
routine letter, increases speed and
contributes a certain quality n f efli
ciency, tint it does not by tiny manner
of means improve the volitional power.
No new or original force is brought
Into play.
The mind functions from nabit with
out any strain, unconscious of exer
tion. Mere habit is the impelling
power which If persisted in for a long
time weakens the will and eventually
retards progress and originality.
• • • »
The men and women who rise to :
the heights are those who every day
exercise their will-power in new
spheres. In their self-appointed oecu
pations they call up reserve
strength, whip their brains to n faster
gait and discipline their resolution.
They think and act for themselves,
master their own problems by per
severance and mount step by step to j
places where rewards are largest and
honors are unblemished.
They early learned how to depend
on themselves by reasoning and using
their judgment. They dug down to i
basic principles and discovered the
“wkys and wherefores."
♦ • * »
Then followed a robustness and an
ability of mind which developed will
power of the highest order.
And this high-powered will is avail
able to all who will drill themselves
to hard work ami avoid slothful !
This special exercise of the intellect ■
which is necessary to expand the will i
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CAVE the wild flivvers.
Slowly, but surely, many of the
most beautiful species • f blooms are
disappearing. Constantly those who
love them carelessly pull tnem up by
the roots, or the uncaring destroy them
with little less than criminal intent.
Virtually nothing is being done to give
them lengthened lives.
Yet there are thousands who find
pome of the greatest pleasure it;
tramping through the woods and fields
and viewing the fragrant beauties in
their native haunt..*. God was kind in
giring us so many varieties to on
han<*e. the landscape and make the
world more beautiful. And those who
love the wildflower* would be remiss
Ip their dtitj to themselve* and their
fei' .ws jf they did not Use cm ry pos
sible influence to have the floral spe
cies preserved.
Some may contend that nothing of
material value is to be gained by ex-
may be irksome at first, but if per
sisted in it becomes in a little while
exhilarating and carries us forward at
a wonderful pace without wearying in
the least.
It you would tost this to your own
satisfaction and advantage, try it for
a month and note at the end of that
time how you have improved in men
tality and self-reliance.
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vSpmsp ,OHN
'T' ll ERE may be somewhere in the
world a man who can run his
neighbor's business as well as his own,
but we doubt if you ever met him.
Then* may be a woman who can
successfully raise her own children
and keep her own house, and at the
same time be profoundly interested
in the way her next-door neighbor
raises her children and keeps her
house, hut if there is such a woman
she Ims managed to keep herself
pretty well hidden!
Your neighbor's affairs tire interest-
ertions designed to prevent the flowers
from being wiped out They.,-ire wrong.
Aside from the purely esthetic side
of such work, it Is of great importance ]
to the education of the children who I
•onto after ns. But of still greater Im i
[tortance is the Influence the flowers]
will have on ’! <■ Ilves of the people.
.\o one <‘<iti look upon things which
are beautiful without feeling more
happy, or without a higher apprecia
tion "f God's greatm-ss ami recogniz
ing that man is small. No one can ,
spend part of his time admiring the
flower; and breathing their fragrance
without experiencing a thrill of en-
] joynient ot; without thinking better I
thoughts and f> • ling a desire to make:
hi* -e.vn work more perfect.
We, therefore, should be more thank
ft’tl for the millions of blossoms sot
frequently trampled underfoot, and
then sh'-uld Io- greater effort to keep
them blooming along all pathways.
A movement to preserve the species '
of wildflowers i* taking practical form
in one of the big cities of the United
Staf< Through influence of na
ture lovers, park ofloinls have set
aside a part of one of th" public parks
for a wildflower preserve.
Every community would assure
greater Imppines.: f--r its people by
protecting these beautiful works of
p rx s,
*• v-/ Will M. Maupin
RICH vian built a row of flats,
Al! modern ami complete;
, A velvet lawn stretched out in front
Along the noisy street.
And then he tacked a sign tip high
Above the passing crowd:
These handsome, modern flats for
No ch’idren are allowed."
He garnered rents m golden store
And riches high he piled,
1 he while the echoes never rang
i With laughter of a child.
No childish feet went pltty-pat
Adown the marble halls;
The gloomy corridors ne'er rang
With children's happy calls.
The rich man died, as all men must,
Ami neared St. Peter’s gate.
And o'er the golden arch he saw
The words that sealed his fate.
The wot is he saw were writ in tinmej
And seated his hard heart well:
i "This place is full of little ones-
You'll have to go below.”
Stopping the Discussion.
Iler Husband - Roughly speaking,
you spend about
Mrs. .lunebride— B-r roo hoo! I
don't want you to speak roughly to
me. I won't have It.
lug, of course. Their mistakes, which
are very many, are deplorable. The
way they treat their children, the way
they let their dog bark ail night, the
reckless manner in which they drive
their car are all things which ought
to be bettered
Von could better them, of course.
But the moment you begin to better
them, your affairs will be neglected.
You .rill find, as you go through this
world, many men and many women
and many methods that you do not ap
prove of.
You probably won’t like the girl
your neighbor s son is going to marry
and will fee] that you ought to talk to
him about her.
Itoii’t do it. He will misunderstand
you. and may thrash you for it.
You doubtless think your neighbor
is to blame because all the servants
leave her as fast as they are hired.
Probably she is to blame. Rut you
won't get tiny gratitude for showing
her wliv she is to blame. people are
“unreasonable” about things like that.
Your neighbor may get down to
work too lute in the morning and get.
home too early at night. You nitty feel
that he is neglecting pls work, and Is
in a fair way to get tired because of It.
But it would be a mistake to tell
him so. Perhaps he can afford to keep
easy hours, perhaps he makes them
up by working at night. You don't
always have all the facts on which to
base your opinion of him.
Your neighbors, you will find, will
get along about us they have been do
ing whether you help them or not. And
they wont be at all pleased nt your
assist a lice.
Furthermore, you will bo so busy
giving this assistance that your own
affairs will get in a mess. And whim
they do, you will be Insulted if your
neighbors tell you you ought to luivh
spent more time attending to them,
| Mother’s
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KT.fl Book
With o<r sharp weapons w» shall the fray.
And tak*» the eastill that thou lyent in;
We Hi.all the*.- flay out of thy foule skin.
And a di. h. with onyons and p< pp-r.
We shah tt*e drvss with strong y>;< rare.
AVERY nourishing dish Is onion
• Lowder. Conk two cupfuls of
mimed onion in three eighths of a
cup of butter for thirty minutes or un
til the onion is suit. Add eight [iota
toes, pared ami sliced, one teaspoon
ful of p<‘p|>er, one tublespoonful of
mixed herbs (such ns *.ige, marjoram,
sweet basil, and one quart of water
Cook i".‘JI the potatoes are tender,
then add three cupfuls of milk xml
one cupful "f crema. Let come t tie*
Lolling point and servo with idiot
Xorn Flake Macaroons
Take the whites of two I-eat
until stjtT. ad-ling a .pinch -d salt amt
one cupful of sugar very grahm'iv,
then f'd-l In <■•»-■< -pjiftil of < r.n
rind , d <.f ground U-" moats. <<r
a mixture -if .memrnt ami gr-mnd -mt
meats, two - <iM ■<p"'-r,f‘ of tlonrUnd
n tenspo • fid >‘f vanilla.
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