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WILL SEE By Howard S.COLTER I ' '^n mrf' NI) on the other side of the world some folks are overdue. One of these is that restless spirit who means to step from the White House into hunting togs and to pursue in Africa the big game that abounds in its equntorial region. Tills hunting of big Ramo has a double fascination. There Is the fascination that all big game hunters confess to —the clan ger of It for one thing, and which JURPRfcSED to many Is lure alone. Some of these hardy ones who live «.n the excitement that it supplies have likened It to the taking of opium or the* imbibing of strong waters —a habit that grows uutU, as in the case of thy huutcr, there is no animal too for midable and no Jungle too thick. That Is one side of the fasci nation that it holds. The other is for the stay-at-homes and wtio follow big game hunting by reading about It. These may find some solace In rending of the preparations which President Roosevelt is making for himself and his party, of the weapons which will be carried, of the camp equipage Hfid of the game that may be encountered. The tents that are lielng provided for Mr. Roosevelt and his (»ar(y are of green waterproof silk —a material so light in tex ture that an entire tent with Its telescoping pole weighs only 13 ounces. It Is essential that Its color bo green, this because of the fact that a rhinoceros, reckoned by big game hunters as tt»e most dangerous and vicious of all wild animals, will charge a white tent the moment he sees it, no matter If the tent wore surrounded by a whole caravan of attendants. One can imagine the restless slumber of a hunter who goes to sleep with the knowledge that he might have his life crushed out at any moment by the infuriated charge of one of these vicious Mfiimals. Resides being of a color which will not invite such attack. 4t is also essential that the tent be insect proof. Africa is infested with many kinds of poisonous insects, and while hunt ers guard against their bites by day, yet, without an ab solutely insect-proof tent to sleep in o’nlghts the white man who geeks big game in Africa is liable to be bitten by some of these numerous poisonous insects. Rut the tents that are 4*eing prepared for Mr. Roosevelt are said to be proof against t*H> tiniest thing that crawls or flies. The pole that goes with the tent is made of bicycle steel tubing, ms of a telescopic pattern, weighs only three pounds and can be extended to a height of eight feet. Each tent will accommodate four persons. Tike hunters will sleep on pneu matic mattresses. These, when deflated, can be rolled up in a bundle no larger than a blanket. Very light Hudson bay blankets will he furnished with each mattress. A dealer is furnishing the arniß and ammunition, but from another source it was learned that the president and his (•arty will be equipped with the .405 Wlncheater, a weapon of extremely high power and very flat trajectory. Some idea of the extent of its shocking power may be had from the state ment that the impact of its bullet is equivalent to the lifting of 3.007 pounds one foot. The bullets are soft pointed, which »mMkna s that' they Will "mushroom" on hitting. This is'the kind of bullet that makes only a small hole when entering the side of an animal, but '•mushrooming" on impact, cuts on its exit a hole sometimes as large as a cocoanut. Rut the chief reliance for jungle work is likely to be the double-barrel English express rifle. This rifle ranges in weight GALLANTRY AND THE LAW Little Incident in St. Louis Which Points a Moral. Accepted standards of gallantry are not always in accord with rules of Hyii law. Policemen acting under the municipal code sought to check pistol shooting on New Year's eve. Collins Le Master allowed a young lady whom he was escorting to Are his revolver and a policeman appeared from be H£flO or A CN/MPAA/Z££ land and In the low land, in the open country and In the brush. You will And him when you least ex pe c t him. and most iften when rou do not want to see him. He is a vicious and heavily armored beast, almost the exact color of the earth which you find out in that sunbaked region, and when Btaiking through his habitat, wholly unconscious of his presence, you suddenly hear his ‘chug, chug!' then God help you if you are not provided with a rifle of large cali ber and carrying steel bullets. "You will want some steel in your nerves, too, for the brute usually weighs about 3,000 pounds, and his rush is like that of a locomotive. Now, your rifle may be of the biggest caliber and your bullets of the hardest steel, but no matter how many you pump at him you could no more stop his rush by this means than a popgun would stop a battleship. The heaviest of steel bullets could not reach a vital spot after going through that great bone snout, and It would require an extra heavy and extra hard one to cut through It all. Your only chance is to do a swift side step, and even then you have only three shots that will count —the brain, the neck and the heart shot. When he Is charging head on it la Impossible to reach any one." The president’s present plans contemplate a Journey to. Alex andria by the North German Lloyd line and thence to Mombasa, the capital of British East Africa, probably by one of the vessels of the German East African line. From Mombasa the party will travel by the Uganda railway to Lake Victoria Xyanza and, cross ing that stretch of water by steamer, will seek the plateau of the Uganda, and where abounds more game than can be found any where else In the world. But along the railway route from Mombasa to the lake plenty of game is to be found. One who recently made the journey, thus describes it: "Some three or four travelers now leave the train and make their way to the dark bungalow, and by the look of their im pediments they are evidently sportsmen bent on big game shoot ing. And they have chosen their stopping place well, for here commences the vast sweep of country stretching up to the for ests of Kikuyu, than which, perhaps, there is no place in the world more calculated to delight the heart of a sportsman. This hind a telegraph pole. To arrest the lady under the cold dicta of the code was the policeman’s duty, but he lacked the Spartan heart. He arrested the escort and prosecuted him in the police court, as a compromise between harsh interpretation and sympathetic indulgence. A gallant policeman, he recognized that a manly escort would rather suffer imprisonment and oblo quy than permit harm tq befall the from 10 to 18 pounds, with a bore ™ of .577 of an inch in diameter. While It Is not positively known that the president and his party will be equipped with these rifles, yet it is more than likely that they will be. since all of the big game hunters unanimously agree that it is the most dependable of all weapons when at close quarters with big game. But even this formidable double-barreled piece is sometimes inadequate to meet the sudden exigencies of big game hunting in Africa. One of the most indefatigable of all the big game hunters, and who had hunted Africa from one end to the other, recently gave it as his opinion that the rhinoceros is by far the most dangerous animal that can he found in the dark continent. “In Equatorial Afri ca,” he said, “you will And the rhi noceros almost everywhere, in the high QJUARRY AOR THC PR££IDEMr lair one intrusted to his protection. Most men will applaud the policeman’s act and see no reason against it. All women will applaud Judge Kleiber, who discharged the gallant swain from custody, not caring for the rea son back of the court’s action. Yet It is well to note that reason, which is that no person may be punished for tne act of another. The law will not accept the young man as a sacrifice. He may not plead that the honor of a gentleman compels him to endure the law's penalty as proxy for the offender. puku, tSAFE m rrj lairJ Makindu district makes an Ideal shooting country. The game Is not perhaps so plentiful as on the Athi Plains, which we shall see by and by. but here we have excellent natural cover, which enables one to practice to perfection the art of stalking, that most necessary of accomplish ments for a successful hunter. "The open bush, relieved by lofty trees, provides a succession of surprises to the hunter. Now a bush buck will start up and bound away: now we catch sight through the foliage of the graceful horns of the stately water buck as he crops the herbage ail unconscious of impending danger. In the open glades we shall probably see a herd of massive eland, or, perhaps, the oryx, with their almost zebra-like markings and tapering horns. "The delicate looking mpala is also sure to be seen bounding gracefully along, while the chance of coming on rhinoceros or lion will lend extra excitement to our wall;. In fact, our friends will be poor shots indeed if they do not account for some of this selection. "We wish them luck, and. taking our seats again as we hear the whistle of the train, we throw away books A T!V£LV£-rOOT£R that on several occasions he has tried conclusions with the railway engine, much to his discomfiture. Giraffes, warthogs, jackals, hyenas and a host of other four-footed beasts, cranes and bustards and other feathered varieties all help to swell ths population of the animal kingdom. "The lion, too, is still in evidence, as we notice by the flocks of vultures soaring in the air In the distance ready to pick ths hones of his latest kill." There Is no closed season In Africa on lions, leopards and crocodiles, and of these the president and his party may shoot as many as they like. But, having declined the offer of a spe cial permit, extended by the British Colonial office, the ordinary license, which the president will take out on his arrival at Mom basa, will restrict him and each member of his party to the fol lowing: Two male elephants, two rhinoceroses, ten hippopotami, 21 antelope, including two kudos; ten wild pigs, ten smaller cats, ten Jackals, two gembok, and one bongo; two zebras, two chee tahs, two aard wolves, two oryx, two serval, two earth hogß, two earth wolves, ten chevrotains, two colobl or other fur monkeys, two marabou storks, two ostriches, two egrets and one chim panzee. He will be forbidden to shoot giraffes, wild asses, eland, moun tain zebra, female or young elephants, vultures of any species, saddle-billed storks, wbaleheaded storks, crowned cranes, okapi, female buffalo, female or young ostriches and Speke's trageta phus female. Stern Justice does not recognize any offense in him. It haa no concern with gallantry, but marking an error against 'its guardian, sets the young man free. There is a moral attached to this tale which ladles should do well to heed: Infractions of law bear penalties for the offenders. —St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The Smart Boy’s Opportunity. In these days farming is becoming more and more a science. It Is the smart boy who stays on the farm In and papers, as we want to see all we can for the next hundred miles or so through the thick of the game coun try, and there is no doubt that we could see the like from the windows of no oth er railway carriage in the world. “The plains are also the habitat of the huge African rhinoceros, w'ho hunts his enemy by scent, and is ex tremely short-sighted. so stead of going to the city. And It is well known that when proper methods are employed the present yield will be doubled. There is not much pros pect that in the next century the doc trine of Malthus will be exemplified by seeing this nation lacking for food. Turned Room Into Butt of Wine. Overwhelmed by the quantity of wine pressed last fall, an agriculturist of Emilia, Italy, has sealed up one of the rooms of his house and converted It into a vat for lack of enough butts. HE ALMOST REMEMBERED IT. Boy at Least Had Combination Some where Near Right. Donald had returned from a visit to the country, and wa3 full of rem iniscences of persons and things that had interested him. “I met a boy, mamma,*' he said, “that had the queer est name 1 ever heard. He said his folks found it in the Old Testament. It was—it was—let me see —yes, it was Father William, or William Fa ther; I’ve forgotten just now which. But it was one or the other.” “But, Donald," said his mother, “there is no such name as Father Wil liam or William Father in the Old Ttestament.” "Are you sure, mamma?” “I certainly am, dear. I have read it through several times. William is a comparatively modern name. It isn’t anywhere in the Bible.” ••Well, but —oh, I remember now!” exclaimed Donald. “It was Bildad!”— Youth’s Companion. CHILD HAD SIXTY BOILS, And Suffered Arnually with a Red Scald-Like Humor on Her Head. Troubles Cured by Cuticura. “When my little Vivian was about six months old her head broke out in boils. She had about sixty in all and I used Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment which cured her entirely. Some time later a humor broke out be hind her ears and spread up on to her head until it was nearly half cov ered. The humor looked like a scald, very red with a sticky, clear fluid com ing from it. This occurred every spring. I always used Cuticura Soap and Ointment which never failed to heal it up. The last time it broke out It became so bad that I was dis couraged. But I continued the use of Cuticura Soap, Ointment and Resol vent until she was well and has never been troubled in the last two years. Mrs. M. A. Schwerin, 674 Spring Wells Ave., Detroit, Mich., Feb. 24, 1908.” Putter Drug Jt Chcm- Corp., Sole Prop*., Boston. Why It’s a Homely Beast. Augustus Thomas, the playwright, told in a recent speech of a hunting trip they had taken in the south. Thej were after cooons and possums, but the only trail the dogs struck was one which made them put their tails be tween their legs and turn for home. "Just what does a polecat look like?” Mr. Thomas asked one of his negre guides. "A polecat, boss? Why. a polecat’s somefin* like a kitten, only prettier. Yes, a polecat’s a heap prettier’n a kit ten. ain’t it. Sam?” he said turning tc another negro for corroboration. Sam did not seem so sure. He hesi tated a moment. “Well,” he replied, scratching hl> wool, “it’s always been mah conten tion dat handsome is as handsome does.” —Atlanta Journal. Not Afraid of a Ghost. In a village in England, a month or so ago, a man came running into an Inn at nine o’clock at night and cried out that there was a ghost in his back yard. There were 14 men in the inn, and not one of them dared to go home with the man and investigate. There was a person who dared, however, and that was the landlord's daughter, a girl of 14. Some of the men followed her at a distance, and she went into the yard and up to the ghost flapping its arms about, and discovered —what? That it was no more nor less than a man’s white shirt flapping on the clothes line in a strong breeze. That's about the way all ghosts turn out. Enforced Economy. A friend of Pat's was caught in a shower near his cottage and asked shelter from the elements. Pat opened the door. One of the first things the friend saw was rain coming steadily through a hole in the roof. “Pat, boy,” said he, “for why don’t ye fix th’ hole in th’ roof?” “The hole in the roof, is it?” asked Pat, spearing for an excuse. "Oh, yis. I would, ye know, but whin th’ rain is cornin’ in I can't fix it. an’ whin it don’t rain it don’t need Axin’.” Original Wedding Cake. It Is said to be a curious fact that the wedding cake, that elaborate, in digestible compound so indispensable at the modern marriage ceremony, is the direct descendant of a cake made of water, flour and salt, of which, at the Roman high-class weddings, the married couple ana the witnesses par took at the time of the signing of the contracL —Housekeeping. NO MEDICINE But a Change of Food Gave Relief. Many persons are learning that drugs are not the thing to rebuild worn out nerves, but proper food is required. There is a certain element In the cereals, wheat, barley, etc., which is grown there by nature for food to brain and nerve tissue. This is the phos phate of potash, of which Grape-Nuts food contains a large proportion. In making this food all the food ele ments in the two cereals, wheat and barley, are retained. That is why sc many heretofore nervous and run down people find in Grape-Nuts a true nerve and brain food. “I can say that Grape-Nuts food has done much for me as a nerve renew* er,” writes a Wis. bride. “A few years ago, before my mar riage, I was a bookkeeper In a large firm. I became so nervous toward the end of each week that it seemed I must give up my position, which I could not afford to do. “Mother purchased some Grape-Nuts and we found it not only delicious but I noticed from day to day that I was improving until I finally realized I was net nervous any more. “I have recommended It to friends as a brain and nerve food, never hav ing found Its equal. I owe much to Grape-Nuts as it saved me from a nervous collapse, and enabled me to retain my position.” Name given by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. Read "The Road to Well ville,” In pkgs. “There’s a Reason.” Ever read the above letter ? A aew oae appears from tlaie to tlaie. 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