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The proprietors of that particular break feat food certainly knew whut they were about when they originated the scheme. They put a coupon in every pack age and each coupon was marked with a letter of the alphabet. All you had to do, for Instance, was to acquire the letters composing the word "watch” and the Yu-Shor-Ta-Llklt people straightway sent you a beau tifully chased. 18-carat, filled, guar anteed movemented timepiece, calcu la ted to win the admiration of all be holders. C. H, A. I and R would bring you a chair that would be an or . nameut to the most refined home and a Joy to sit in. I*. I. A, N and O—if you were lucky enough to get them made you the proud possessor of the very best piano on the market. Mrs Oatterley allowed her opportu ntty to go unimproved for several packages She had an Idea that the coupons were Just for decorated china or a silver-plated fork with every hun dred, but one morning she picked one of the little lettered slips from the tu ble and her curiosity being aroused, she read the munificent offer to the last word. Her curiosity became in terest. The piano fetched her. Deco rated china and silver-plated ware she had In profusion, being a bride of less than a year's standing, but the piano In bar little flat was a rented one The coupon, too, was letttered P. For- 1 tunate omen' "How perfectly lovely It will be.” said little Mrs Oatterley. ”I*ll Just keep It a secret and surprise Harry Then he won't have that horrid old piano rent to pay ** “My dear.” said Mr. Oatterley a morning or two later, "aren't you rath er lavish with your breakfast food* l*ns afraid that I can’t manage all this/’ Try to eat it, darling,” urged Mrs Oatterley “You know It's very nour taking. I forget how many pounds of beefsteak It's equal to. but quite a number .” 'There must be enough of It here to equal a prise ox.” observed Mr. Oat terley. "However, I*ll do my best ” Next day, with some diffidence he remarked that a title oatmeal might be e pleasant change "You know.” he said, the doctors say that It Isn't a good thing to take too much nour taking food.” Then, as he saw the dls appointed expression on his wife's face, he said "Well, never mind, deer, we'll stick to Yu-Bhor-Ta-Llkit Probably I’ll get used to It In time.” Nothing more was said about It then. By this time Mrs. Batterley was becoming e little feverish about those coupons She even did violence to her housewifely Instincts so far ea to throw away the last dishful or so remaining In her packages. In order to get a new one the sooner She Justified this, or tried to. with the eicuse that It was getting a littl stele She had now acquired thre.- P«, two H i. one A. two T’s and an O. Every time she went Into tb*- pal lor she nodded her head at the piano and said to It "I won t- be paying rent much longer for you.” Then Mr. Oatterley openly rebelled She had served him You-Shor-Ta-I.lklt with preserves and cream for lunch and a Yu-Hhor Ta l.lklt pudding for dinner. He said it was making him so energetic that he overexerted him self and that he was going to taper off on beefsteak and get back to his normal condition. “I'll take It once a week to oblige you. sweetness.” he concluded, "but I feel as If even this delightful and nutritious fodder was gt ting e trifle monotonous. Let us have something- anything else. Why this anxiety to All me with sawdust* l ux not e pincushion or a doll.” do Mrs. Oatterley told him all about It. At first he laughed at her. but when she showed him the progress she had made he became really Interested. Why. you only need an I and an N.: don't you?*' be said. ”1 should think *e ought to be able to get them. I'll diet a little longer.” The Oetterleys ate Yu-Shor-Ta-Ldklt religiously for a week or ten days They were both pretty sick of It bv this time, but they persevered—with no further results than a consecutive run of C’s. Then Oatterley said: ”Oh, that's the use of eating the stuff* We don't have to eat it.” So Oatterley plunged. He bought It a dollar's worth at a time and they bad great excitement opening the packages But. aa Oatterley phased It, they could not fill their hand. It was within four days of the ex plratlon of the coupon offer that th** woman who came In once a week to acrub the flat cleaned out the pantry, and with It the can that held the con pons. That was the Oatterley theory The woman could not remember. Any way. the coupons had disappeared Gatterly bad Just brought home a fresh consignment of packages and among them were the missing letters. N and 1 He lit his pipe with them. A day later some one advertised for the letter N and offered. SIS tor it. When that advertisement met his 1 eye Gatterly took 38 packages of Yu- Shor Ta-Llkit out to the garbage chute and emptied them therein His wife stood by and smiled through her tears at him "Well, dearest, she said. "I’m glad It’s all over, anyway A new 6.000-mile coal basin Is being opened up by a 500-mlle extension to the Serbian railway. ANIMALS THAT NEVER EAT Many Mechanical Appliances Have Been Given the Names of Birds and Beasts. Have you ever realized what a num ber of scientific appliances have been named after animals? And can you furnish an explanation? A mechanic puts his work upon a horse, or buck, and he punches or bends It by a convenient bear. Hoist ing Is done by a crab, a convenient cat Is part of the outfit of a shop crane, and a kit of tools Is ever at hand A crow helps to straighten work, a Jack to lift It; a mule pulley helps to drive machinery which a donkey en gine turns. A fish connects parts end to end. shells are used all over, while a worm does quiet but powerful work Again, a cock shuts off the water; a ram lifts It A printing press has a fly. the first locomotives had a grass hopper valve motion, and butterfly valves are common. Herring-bone gears are used by the best builders; turtles flt printing press cylinders, and fly wheels are running all over the world. In drilling, even, an old man Is called Into service, and doctors prevent faulty lathe work Glant and Dwarf Honey Bees In some of the East Indian Islands and on the mainland of Hindustan are to be found the amallest specie* of honey bee* In the world. Theae dwarf honey collectors are known to entomologists a* Apis florea. Their honeycomb* are no longer than a child's hand and the cells are about the site of a small pin head. This honey Is excellent, as Is the wax. The little creatures build the comb on the branch of a low tree, and as they have not to provide for winter they work all the year through, raising broods like themselves. In the same land there is a species of giant bees. Apis dorsata, as large as a field cricket. These monsters of the bee world build honeycombs Qxat are from six to seven feet In length, four or more In width, and weigh from 800 to 400 pounds each. DOG WITH AN INDIVIDUALITY Novelist** Pet Hsd Meny Peoullsritlee, Bern* of Which Were the Ceue* *f Km hern lenient. Daring e summer's sojourn in her native home in Texas. Mrs. T. P. O'Connor, the talented wife of “Tay Pay." wrote e book on the traits and individual characteristics of various dogs that she has owned or known. While In New York, on the eve of her return to England, she was inter viewed bye representative of the New York Sun. to whom she told the fol lowing story of s dog owned by Bar tie, the famous novelist and dramatist. The dog was evidently the prototype of the Newfoundland In Barrie’s "Lit tle White Bird "Mr Barrie told me this story.” said Mrs. O'Connor. “He said that the dog had a erase for dolls. They would pass s shop, and the dog would see a doll displayed In the window and manifest s wish for one. When Mr. Barrie priced the dolls, the clerk would Invariably ask how old was the child for whom It was Intended. And because he was ashamed to say that the doll was for the dog, he would reply: ‘Four years.' as that was the age of the Newfoundland. "One Sunday they went to church In the country. The dog had been left outside. But he refused to be arated from his family At the first opportunity he squeezed through the door, end Mr. Barrie beheld him march ing up the aisle as the congregation were waiting for the service to begin. With s fascinated gaze his owner watched him make his lumbering way to the pulp't stairs and then ascend them. He looked all round, turning bis head this way and that. In search of his master. Then, to gain better vantage, he put his forepaws on the Bible desk and calmly stood there on his hind legs, surveying the assembled congregation. "Mr. Barrie did not wish to establish his responsibility for such behavior, and sat petrified lest the chancel door should open and the rector appear, who hated and was afraid of dogs. Miss Barrie, hla sister, solved the dif ficulty by going up and gently leading 'Porthos' down.” —Youth's Companion. PROPER DIET FOR LAZY MEN Physlolan Advocates Llbsral Feeding to Keep Person of Bedsntary Habits In Proper Condition. A proper diet for a person of seden tary habit* whose bq£ljy functions are mciinea to siuggisbness. as sug gested by Dr. Toni A. Williams of Washington, is as follows: A glass of hot water before ris ing; grapefruit or two oranges In the morning with abundance of cereal, milk, and whole wheat bread with sirup, an ample lunch about the mid dle of the day. taken leisurely In pleasant surroundings, and a meal at night, preferably without meat, fish or eggß, taken In a leisurely fashion, also One or two apple* might be eaten Just before retiring One or two gla*Be* of water during the morning and In the afternoon "Good respiratory habits must be acquired. Ten minutes In the morn ing while dressiug. spent in taking slow abdominal muscle exercises, with deep breathing, should begin the day. They should be repeated for two or three minutes before luncheon. In the evening and before bed A correct posture In a comfortable chair shoufd be adopted at the desk, especial at tention being given to prevent sagging of the abdominal muscles. Virtue and Riches. i cannot call riches, say* bacon better than the bagguge of virtue The Roman word i* b< (ter. liup di mentii. for aa the baggage Is to uii army *o are riches to virtue. it cau not be sp.i.ed nor left behind, but It hindered! the inarch, yea and the care of It sometimes losetli or dlstiirbetli the victory " Missed Both Ways. \iL*t I* (be til field.. . between a iMs i who uas seen S a man who I' s i <>' se. o Vim? u and a bam send*ti .* One . a set-u (lie mist, the other jijs in*-- • I (be *• i-ue IHi you vent to am-' where the barn saud .vteii < lie* tu .* Well. (U«t * where Von Into. Blower Replaces Baler in Handling Hay When hay is shipped in Colorado it is usually baled and then loaded on the car. This scheme, however, ap pears to be too slow for some of the hay producers on the Umatilla pro ject of the Reclamation service. These hay shippers have devised a scheme for chopping the hay by machinery at the stack, loading it into box wag ons which hold about two tons or upward. These wagon.- deliver this chopped hay at the railroad station. A gasoline engine and an ordinary blower is now used to blow the hav from the wagon into the car. The blower sucks the chopped ha\ out of the wagon and blows it violent!.' into the railroad cars for transportation By this means it is said a somewhat larger carload of hay can be secured than with the ordinary baled hay. and the consignee uses a blower in stead of trucks to extract the hay from the car and shoots it into hi* warehouse or into his stockyard bin. Handling hay in this way subjects it to less waste than by the ordinary method and is said to be less expens ive than baling the same. Apparently the idea is worthy of adoption in other parts of the country.—E. B. House. Colorado Agricultural College. Fort College, Fort Collins. Colo. A bilious, half-sick feeling, loss of energy, and constipated bowels can b< relieved with surprising promptness by using HERBINE. The first dose brings improvement, a few doses puts the system in fine, vigorous condi tions. Price 50c. Sold by all drug gists. A regular morning operation of th< bowels puts you in fine shape for the day’s work If you miss it you feel uncomfortable and cannot put vim into your movements. For all bowel irrigularities HERBINE is the rem edy. It puts them in fine, viborou.- condition. Price 50c. Sold by all druggists. If you have the itch, don’t scratch It does not cure the trouble and makes the skin M-gJi Arn'y BAI, LARD’S SNOW LINIMENT. Rub it in pentlv on the affected parts. It re lieves itching instantly and a few applications removes the cause thus performing a p rmanent cure. Price 25c. 50c and SI.OO per bottle. Sold by all druggists. Don’t Gamble Get your Hail end Fire Insurance Here In the Old Reliable Providence Washiij»ton or Franklin Ins. Companies Before Insuring See J T Kirkpatrick or J. 0. Stream' Bring Me the Broken Pieces \ you a Duplicate ED. APPLEGATE JEWELER AND OPTICIAN In Business Again We Have Re-opened the BON TON MEAT MARKET at our old stand in the Everett Building, 122 South Main Street. We will handle the Choicest Meats, Poultry,Fish,Oysters Your orders will receive prompt and care ful attention. Call and inspect the new market. Phone Lamar 123. A. EVERETT. The Best Coal to Buy for your heater is oud Quality Canon City Lump; fo your range la our Quality Canon CUy Nut; /or your furnace is our Berwin Mine Run. The best all purpose coal is our Quality Hastings Pea Coal, the first Pea Coal ever put on the market and is by far the most efficient of any mined today. We carry in stock at all times anthracite (or hard coal), Vir ginia Piedmont Smithing Coal, Victor American White House Coke and Steam Slack. Also Grain. Hay and Feed, Poultry Supplies. It will pay you to try our Blatchford’s Egg Masli, it will make your hens lay. Tank age for hogs Blackford’s Calf Meal for the Calves and Pig Meal for the Pigs. Price Always Right-Quality Unsurpassed Bros. ' Phone Lamar 9 200 North Main COOVER’S FASHION MODEL CLEANING SHOP Gasoline goes up Our prices remain the same Cleaning and Pressing Men’s Suit* $1.25, l.adie*' Suite, plain $l.OO. Men’s Suite pressed, 50c Our Big Pressing CLUB Como in, it will be a pleasure to show you through our cleaning shop. Our large twelve-suit washer removes all dust, dirt, grit and lint, and a sheen is imparted that cannot be obtained by any other method, thus we are enabled to give you one day service. * CORRECT CUSTOM TAILORING There is a great deal of satisfaction in having your dothea flt right and look well at a cost that is within what you want to pay. If your bank roll is short, come any way.