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How Tc Foretell The Weather B,
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ivc -llt vi. T,'s
.n* tha: bec e e w d c me vi,ii
in the '.ky :By are Therefore goin;
* di:-charge tie:r cifntesi up<.n o(. ni,
On the c ntrary some cl501d1 ar
ac:ially pr(.ph,,ts of fne weather. Cir
rus. for instance, or curl cloud, as i
is often picturesquely called is. as
rule. the highest of all clouds. Yoi
n tell that by the fact that its thin
twitv. fibrous strea'.s are illumina
ted by the last rays of the setting su
long after the earth below is wrappe<
in shadow. Threads and groups o
cirrus clouds. the finer the better, ap
pearing after a gale. presage a lon
continuance of settled weather. Oz
the other hand. if after several day.
cirrus appears in long parallel band:
stretching right across the sky in th<
form popularly known as "mares
tails." there will almost certainly b<
a change of wind and probably raiz
Unlike other clouc'. cirrus is com
posed not of water vapor. but of tin,
crystals of ice. You can tell by it!
motion what the pace and directioi
-of the highest current of wind. Quiet
ly as it appears to be moving. carefu
observation has proved thai cirru:
mntetimes travels a- the rate of
mile in eighteen seconds.
Another forn of cloud which
.i;suallv an accomCpanimen of ane
w:rm weatner are :h se cottonlike.
whitish bal% .hich are -cientiaeall
I V C . e . . ~ * : :n
.".er ay ~f,--r:in a
b..e. Thee ec k- gr 4w and tn
large wiho:'. 's a :--ie. iravelin
very- fas:. :.-r thev are formedl h
vapor a.:cending from the earth ii
co:mns. Cy early afternoon the:
often cover the whole skyv but towar
4 or ; o'clock they usually decreas
and finally vanish by sunset. If the
behave in this way vou may be al
most certain that the ensuing twenty
four hours will be fune.
On the other hand. if the cunmulu
clouds increase toward sunset. tur
black in their centers and shine at th
edges with an angry light, rain wi
follow,. or, in very hot weather. thur
der. Thunder is specially foretol
by the cumulus clouds showin
rounded sharply% marked tops wit
silvery- white edges. Cumulus. whic
turns very dark with black. shagg
edlges, means ec.ld rain acconmpanie
Cumulus is m::ch the bigest oft an
fo rm of cloud. A single cloud of thi
dlescriptio n will measure six or eve
seven miles fr' mn ite flat, dark base t
its r unded. gitening sumnmi-tha
is :n ay. s Imuik :ad lheigh: far ex
ceed th *se .f earth's greatest mnt
tains. The temperature in such
cil ud as this has been measured t
vary aver ,-: dgres-that is. fror
8o dlegrees Fahr.enh,ei a: :he base 1
75 djegrees belt w zero at its summi1
Stratus is still another fo*rm o
cloud which presents no special indi
cation of rain. It is more commo:
at night than in the day and consist
of long horizontal bands of darkis]
cloud, which lie very low and nea
the earth's surface. It rises on caIrr
clear evenings after wvarm days ani
may often be seen in mountainou
districts slowly creeping up the hill
sides of the sun rises through lay
ers ot stratus it is usually a sign o
a fmne, warm day to come. Afte
sunrise, stratus. as a rule, rise
higher into the air and slowly dis
In early summer, when the weathe
is showery. y'ou may perhaps notice
through breaks in the rain clouds, ai
appearances of dense white cloudlet
in small. irregular tuf:- brigi:tiy irra
diatedl by sunThine The childrei
call itm:ckeres -v. 1:, rea; :iamn
icirr eaum:.h:-. and~ it is a -are sig1
'1f heat a:nd 'r *bable -ine weathier
Seen in the winter. makerel sky por
tends a thaw and wet. m~'ild weathei
It iS the next higThe.s ebl* u t' :
cirrus and is sometimes called son
ha ludi he t aving ium
mn i upea ini mas o idenie.
t o!oe vr hsi an ome
. .Aa'ever electric al ditrbne andc
i vc r I i
i a V i I i a
I Michiga Possessed the oCt Alt
of Tmperng Cpper
W111c :,I"! -'n k-ca . zxh~ e to
1 over as over. Tlis Is an onmen
soreltctrical dist urbance aed
fu rlouis squall.
FIn Michigan Possessed the Lost Art
of Tempering Copper.
S There xvas recently found on the
Ishiore oi Lake Gogebic. by campers
engaged in gathering sticks for a fire.
a tempered copper implement. clear
ly of the prehistoric age. The es
pecial purpose of the tool is a matter
of conjecture. It is described as
about nine inches in length, two
inches broad at the large end and one
I and one-fourth inches at the other,
its weight being about two pounds.
Interest in the discoverv centers in
the fact that the implement was tem
- pered. Within the recorded history
I f man. no people have lived. possess
jig the art .,f tempering clipper. That
1 existe bu t w)a.t 1st before an age
f whi1ch this generation has any
':nle!dge. i proved 1y the few is
K~~~ T, I.p.( ICpp' I' I -Z
\ 1 P 2.1 :uE~v:. i'whic
- me:. aTa :m a2P'it so vahab
i 1etepe i if copper it a hard
,t iva,ng 1 0 di ilest se I h 'l
*''* ~ ~ ~ ~ I Icav,u' ' crZ'v
Shave C%v e .mi d b,een l1st. 1eavin
hehindl "io few w~'tie'5se, 5eemsl in
e expliable. It value was ich as
to have brouglit into use a great
- number f devices handy in w\ar and
- fo r mechanical and domestic pur
p ses, yet probably less than a score
all told, of such implements have
been rescued from the grave oi th<
Cscientinic past: but these few witness
es relate a significant story of th<
-human race and its achievements ir
an age of whose history we are per
mitted to examine only the title page
Away From Temptation.
Several lawyers vouch for this story
acco rding to the New York Sun. A~
overnment ofticial was appointed tc
? a ' ceti pos ~t on thle ground of h j
'ind. bted mnt"grity. His predeces
r* hadll -':eenmhed to the graf1
I h a:'~i ea! id well. B at at l ast
er -ra' service. he handed hh~
. \\1 i.. a-kedl lii chief. "iSn t vous
i rv ,::iet ? Don't vou like vomi
ery:ingis perfectly -atifa
*r'. reulied the official. "but. a:
i you know. I am frequently approach~
- ed withi offer, of bribes. The othet
a day aman offered me S35.0oo, and
a that's to) near my p)rice so I want tc
s The Pittsburg Post.
- "Madam" said the friend who had
- propped tip Mr. Jaggsby's helpless
i form and rung the door bell, "I
r feel very sorry-"
s "Don't you worry about that.'
- saidl the lady of the house, calmly. as
she reached for the inebriated one's
I feel verv so rry-"
1 "eve'.r ind vour sorrow."
s I merely wsh1 to explain that this
-A wa nti' fault. I-that is
I d n'. keer wvhose fatult it was.
16 hsis stich a terrible condi
e n :r 2 man
D) -:'t yo bother about that." in
-terrup i.d the lady impatiently. "this
m'ean'. a trip to Sarategy fer me. an
elothes to go with it, so you kin jest
- bottle up yer sorrow an' skedaddle
Ialoner aou yer bizkness."
HUTTIE McIYER LERYELL.
(B. I. W aLl s L Ia chmoli v?.
Pri! of Tle Virml P8o Shool of New
Yorl, N. Y.)
Mower Co's Store.
September Ist, 1904.
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I Copper, by T. W. Law- 4
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