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CHAS. G. tMORE*Wy BAY ST. LOUlfe - - Aff&SlfcSil*P1 r California may have to take In Its orchards over njght_. *The cure. Is called •■l'lurfrMhy.like *st core fop mtmh. Even though the orange crop be still the unfailing banana. New .Verb j|&ir£asd a finger graft ad orf |fia nosap JL& *£xtra cost now la keljftfngL lt^tnfn!^ , ed|- * • if *-r t — ; — gV In spite of the Year's rasolatlops-raan f,OOO says Or Allred Russell Wallace. * % A New Jfork hen seventy-two •ggs In an icehouse. Everything seems to be coming the way of the cold storage men. The Inventor who perfected a sui cide box and tried It on himself didn’t five long enough to realize that hd had succeeded. The great national game now con sists In guessing whether the star pitcher of the home team will get H.OOO or SII,OOO. A Philadelphia wife has found * husband who has been missing foi twenty-five years. Some men art mighty unlucky. “Life la just one coal bill after an other,” remarks an exchange; which Is the same exactly as the proverb In the profane form The month of September once con sisted of sixteen days. It must have been a cinch for the man who was paid by the month. While reading the sporting page the philosopher requires all his philosophy to console him for not being a high priced baseball player. 1 There are women on the police force of some western cities. Rut none of them, so far, has been Induced to go on the plain clothes squad. A tun£lg fork Is to be applied to a boy’s afflicted throat so that he may eat. It Is well, for future effect, that tuning Is not done with knives. There was once a chauffeur who was c.ompelled to ride horseback. The horse trotted. “Ah.” said the chauffeur, "his shock absorber is working bad ly” A Buffalo clergyman couldn’t draw a congregation until he started a se ries of fifteen-minute sermons. Now he has all the other ministers buffa loed. London women now feed their dogs at the tables. On the basis, probably that If they are doubtful of any dish presented to them, they can try It on the dog. A New York woman wants a di vorce because her husband always j took the larger portion of steak j What of It? No reason why she should beef about It. From Washington comes the In- I formation that a prune war may be expected Which brings to mind the well established adaee: Tls not al ways bullets that kill A Chicago packer has for his corre spondent Roumen Osuuskauppojen Keskusosunskunta In Helsingfors. Finland, says an exchance Probably meaning that he has time only for the writing of that one name. A French process has been Invented lib lengthen the time eggs may be stored What the public demands la some way to hasten the time In which fresh eggs may be secured. ” Adrianople. the besieged. Is report ed to have cheese enough to last Its people for several years, but who would undergo the horrors of war for the sake of living on cheese? Query: Is the man In the smoking car who, having a box of matches In his pocket, reaches across two fat men and a newsboy to borrow a light, guil ty of economy or parsimony? A canning plant is being Installed In one of the eastern universities All of the universities do a deal of can ning. but most of them are enabled to get along without a plant for the purpose. An eminent scientist has Increased his eminence by discovering that the best way to reduce weight is to re train from eating Stringent profes sional ethics prevent him from pat enting the idea Another exnonent of the simple life rears his head. He writes In the Pasa- j dena Star: "I would rather be a lawn mower sharpener In beautiful Pasa dena than be a banker any place on earth.” Bv the use of-cables to divert the Labrador currant, an inventor pro poses to abolish icebergs In the north I Atlantic, ard so to ameliorate,the ell mate of Iceland that oranges would grow there No slumn In the price of oranges Is yet reported as a result of this suggestion. A chimpanzee has been educated to smoke and drink. That shows the su periorly of man over the lower ani mals. He doesn’t have to be educated to it. ' Just to dispel any suspicion of un fair United States pnbiic health service has put the fin der. bowl in the same class with, the common prinking cup and the roller tdWel. When we think of the peril* that environ ouf dally life we have ■lees admiration’for the heroee of the Light ’'Brigade. V m WAR BGEp *0 4 * Hk ■lt *1 # 1 Streets of Bulgarten'Eapiitar’Ri!® With Songs of Recruits.' People Remain Silent as Battalions of '■ Frenth Reserves Pass Through - -—-Town on Their Way to the Front. ?y*St ” j. i■ t ! TT S3%a. Bulgaria.—Above the- regular trftrpjp tramp, tramp of soldier teet rises - the hoarse chorus o i sdidfcer v6l6£fe—like a sullen sea rolling on. a short of rock. The armistice has been proclaimed, but the streets of Sofia are filled with reserves who, battalion after battalion, are being dispatched la the front, to fill the sickening gaps at sqjl call, and to mix new strength vfrtfi 'the tired valor of the veterans. At the beginning of the war Bulgaria had expected to raise barely 300,000 men. On the establishment of truce there were already over 500,000 In the field. Now 100,000 new conscripts are gathering toward Adrianople and Tchatalja. And still this calm, fierce little nation is not exhausted. Many men remain. If Turkey shows the least sign of arrogance or of trickery the war will go on. Tramp, tramp, tramp sound the feet. Four by four the recruits filed by young men between 20 and 30. They are singing. Is it a song? It Is more like the battle growl of some slow moving monster roused to fury, says a correspondent for the Chicago News. The throats are deep and hoarse. The music breaks and pauses in odd. stern rhymes. “Slavna Bulgaria!” Tramp, tramp, tramp. ‘‘Slavna Bulgaria!" Tramp, tramp, tramp. The uniforms are old and muddy and torn. They are the color of earth. The faces are those of a stolid peasantry —not too stolid, however, to feel the fires of un quenchable patriotism burning within those broad breast. “Slavna Bul garia!” growl the? sullen lips. From the head of the column the chorus echoes back: “Slavna Bulgaria!” Tramp, tramp, tramp “Slavna Bul garia!” Yes, “Glorious Bulgaria!” Come look at Sofia in war time. It Is gayer, they say. in peace. The swarming crowd in the square before the old white mosque, whose narrow minaret rises like an admonition Into the blue sky, chattered louder, they say, and bartered longer, in the days before the war. But even now the city Is calmly animated. One Is farther east than at Belgrade. The general effect Is more Asiatic, more pictur esque. . Belgrade Is an overgrow-n village, a city in the formative state. Sofia Is already a city, compact and individual. Remove the people and the street stalls and It will somewhat resemble any bright new town of Europe or America. The streets are paved with CITY IS KIND TO CATS Berlin Judge Fines Soldiers Who Shot Night Prowlers. Lieutenant Believed Felines Intended to Slay His Tame Raven —Resi- dents Not Allowed to Molest Animals. Berlin. —Germany is the paradise of cats, a Berlin correspondent writes. In no other country, except, perhaps, ancient Egypt, where the cat used to be regarded as sacred, has pussey’s well-being ever been studied more carefully than it is in the fatherland today. Good Americans, so ’tis said, go to Paris when they die, but Amer ican cats can desire no more blissful future state than to be transported to Germany after nine well spent lives under the stars and stripes. Jerome K. Jerome, you may remem ber, discovered how carefully cats are looked after in the fatherland. In “Three Men on the Bummel" he tells how he hurled the usual bootjack and other missiles at some Berlin cats whose yowls w'ere disturbing his slumbers, and how he was promptly waited on by a German policeman, who had carefully collected all his am munition, and demanded to know why the articles had been thrown. When told that they had been flung at cats he demanded "What cats?" evidently expecting Jerome to be able to fur nlsh the name and address of each particular feline. Then he informed the novelist that in Germany people are not permitted to throw things at cats, even when the animals are pre venting them from sleeping. He said the proper course to pursue was to pursue the cat, in other words, follow It home and, thus having ascertained who the serenader belonged to. to make a complaint, which, if unheeded, could be followed by legal proceed ings. Now, German law has solemnly laid down the circumstances —and the only ones —under which a cat may be shot. A lieutenant in the army who lives In Berlin shot two and dire is the penalty that has befallen him for thus destroying eighteen lives. He has beeti mulcted, as the legal phrase has it, in damages amounting to S3O. or sls per cat. besides having to pay all costs *Thls lieutenant, whose name was Klotz. has a tame raven which spends most of its time in strutting about his garden. The lieutenant believed that two cats who kept prowling in the vi cinity had designs on the raven, and after scatting them a few times he shot first one and then the other, the latter whemit was sneaking along the garden path in the direction which SAYS BRICK WILL LAST AGES Lost Art of Roman Brickmakers of Twenty Centuries Ago Said to 6e Discovered. Rome.— Giuseppe Glovannettl, a young Roman, who had already dis covered a pigment for frescoes whose resisting power surpasses that of the ancients has now discovered the lost art of brickmaklng as practiced by the Romans 2.000 years ago. This is tbs' opinion of experts who have tested POLE FINDERS fel 3 Jtm sf Rear Admiral Peary discoverer of the north pole, and Capt. Roald Amundsen (right), discoverer of the south pole, met in Washington and Admiral Peary presented to Captain Amundsen the special gold medal of the National Geographical society. brick, the central part is clean and green, the buildings are of brick or stone or plaster. There are some worthy examples of architecture —the theater with its lion drawn chariots surmounting the facade; the palace, its yellow stone harmonizing quietly with the green of the gardens which surround and half conceal it; the market, with a touch of orientalism in the mosaic about the doors, in the design of the bricks, laid in broad red and tan stripes; and then, above all. the churches. An unshorn convalescent soldier saunters up, the cloth of his coat still torn where the Turkish bullet w r ent through. And over all the busy swarm fly flocks of loudly clattering rooks; the raven had taken on its morning promanade. Now, it seems that he acted, precipitately. A Teuton judge has decreed that the owner of birds or any bird-lover in Germany who sus pects a cat of having marked a certain bird for its own must wait until he catches the feline in the very act of pouncing on its prey. Then he may shoot it, but not otherwise, even though the yard may be strewn with the plumage of precious feathered vic tims of the assassin. A cat may not be molested even if it is seen slinking away/ with your canary in its mouth. That is not con clusive evidence, according to the re cent judicial decision. The thing to be done is to arm yourself with a gun, lay in a good stock of patience, and lie in wait for the cat. If you actual ly see it about to spring on a bird then shoot, and a good aim to you, but if all these conditions are not ful filled the cat may walk past you with peace in its heart and a mocking smile on Its face, secure in its legal rights. In deciding the Berlin case the judge severely condemned Lieutenant Klotz’ action in massacring the cats FANE OF JEZREELITES SOLD Was Built Ly Ex-British Soldier to House His Religious Sect. London. —Jezreel’s temple, at Chat ham. which was originally erected at an enormous cost as the Temple of the New and Latter House of Israel, is sold. It comprises a large unfin ished building 124 feet square by more than 100 feet In height flanked by towers and shafts and having an area of 10,000 square feet. This extraordinary building, which Is a conspicuous landmark for miles around, was commenced in 1882 by a British ex-soldier named White, who after an attack of sunstroke in India proclaimed himself the prophet of a new religion and adopted the name of “James Hersbon Jezreel” An article of the new faith was that none of Its diciples should ever visit the barber and the Jezreelites became rapidly known in the locality and beyond it. “Jezreel” scon gathered hundreds of followers and started a little colony of farms and workshops, out of which he amassed a fortune. He started the building of the tower with the object of accommodating 5,000 of the faith ful out of the 144. 000 who were to be saved when the end of the world came He promised his followers that he would live forever, but he died unfor- bricks made by the Giovanjietti sys tem. which resists firedamp, excessive cold and every other destructive ele ment. and apparently would last un impaired for endless ages. The secret has been given to the Italian government, experiments being made with the new bricks tend rather to confirm than shake the most ex agerated reports of their durability.' Building experts declare that anew era has dawned la the construction of large buildings Contracts being made for all the new dwellings in Tripoli a family of them lives in every chim ney pot; their scolding and gossip nev er ceases. Hark! The measured tramp of feet again! Another battalion of recruits is marching to the railroad station Far down the street you can hear tht growling voices: “Slavna Bulgaria!" Tramp, tramp, tramp. “Slavna Bul garia!” The crowd swerves slowly in the direction of the singing. Every one watches anxiously. Good! say ap proving eyes. The quality is not de clining! Bulgaria still has sons of the studiest to hurl against the Turk! The soldiers reach the corner, turn and disappear. Nobody cheers. But on every face glows a look of stern pride. without positive proof that they medi tated the destruction of his raven. The learned magistrate held that the cats having been! “scatted” once, could have been scatted again without re course of bloodshed, and he incidental ly laid down the law for cat killing as set forth above. Whether the cats of Berlin laughed or not when they heard the verdict is not known, but It certainly was enough to make them. MAN WRECKS FURNITURE Estranged Husband Breaks Into Home and Smashes “His Half”—Jury Upholds Him. ♦ Minneapolis. —A man is entitled to break up half of the furniture in his own home. At least this is the decision of a jury in the district court here when Charles F. Dougherty was accused of breaking into the home occupied by his wife, and which once had been the home of both, and smashing things in general. Mr. Dougherty held forth to the Jury the argument that at least half the household goods belonged to him and that it was his business if he smashed them. The jury agreed with him. tunately before the great tower was completed. It remains unfinished to day. notwithstanding the fact that at least $220,000 has been spent on it. The six storied building, roofless and windowless, was seized by the contractors and remained desolate for years until in 1906 it was occupied by an American named Mills, who adopted the title “Prince Michael,” and proclaimed himself the successor tof “Jezreel.” A little over three years ago the temple, still windowless, was the scene of an eviction. This is the last time that the Jezreelites were prominently before the public. Put Up Wrong Flag. New York. —Nathaniel Jones, negro lighthouse keeper, elated at the birth of a son. hoisted a flag with the in* itlals “W. J " on it They stood for his son’s name, but were also the in itial code for “Want assistance.” A cruiser rushed to his aid. Now the lighthouse keeper is on another job. Architect Weds an Actress. Bridgeport, Conn. —Archie Babcock, Jr., a Paterspn. N. J., architect, and son of a millionaire, was married here in a grill room to Trixie Clarendon, an actress. contain a clause stipulating that these bricks must be used. New Novel Barred from Library. London. —Fielding’s novel. “Tom Jones,” has been barred from the Don caster Corporation’s free library as “immoral,” Dog's Ride Cost $595. Chicago.—lt cost $595 to transport a pomeriani&n dog from New York to this city by Pullman. The dog weighs three pounds and is valued at $5,000 MAN’S SPIRIT A THIEF Professor James Declared to Have Robbed a Guest. • Psychical Research Leader Tells of Weird Conference With Departed Thinker—Boy Medium is Cut by Razor Blade. New York.—William James, who was professor of philosophy at Harvard when he died, August 26, 1910, and who, before his death, promised his friend. Dr.’ James H. Hyslop of tb* American Society for Psychical Re search, that he would strive to send such messages from the spirit world as would demonstrate indubitably the truth of spiritualism, has been try ing once more, according to Dr. Hy slop, to communicate with Hyslop and others. Prof. James has been communicat ing lately through the medium of a flfteen-year-old boy, who, as Dr. Hy slop says, is the son of a clergyman known on both sides of the Atlantic, and who Is apparently normal in every other way, except for the psy chical control under which he falls when the light is turned oft. Dr. Hyslop began his experiments .with the boy on November 20, 1911. There was violent table tipping and levitation, in which the table rose two feet from the floor. Then an attempt was made for the “translation of ob jects;’’ that is. to see whether the spirits would move objects from one room to another. “Doors were closed again and the lights turned out.’’ Dr. Hyslop re pbrted. “In a few moments something fell, sounding like two objects. Up went the lights, and within two feet of each other were two pairs of scis sors which belonged in another room. The next were a nail cleaner and the boy’s knife, both from the room upstairs. Then a drinking cup struck the boy on the head, and seem ed to have hurt him. “In the next experiment the boy suddenly exclaimed that he was cut. The light was turned up and his right thumb was bleeding at the root of the nail, and the chair on which he was sitting was found to have a neat slit in the leather covering,” Presently razor blades were thrown Into the room, the electric light bulbs were smashed w'ith a violently throwm stone and a book was hurled against the boy’s head. At a similar seance later a man with Dr. Hyslop com plained that his pocket had been picked A spirit had abstracted a two-bit piece. Dr. Hyslop asked Prof. James to give a distinct proof of his identity. James replied: “I took you to paradise and you—” (Pause.) “Hang it all! I took you to lots of places. I took you once Into my study and w r e agreed on a sign. You remember?” Hyslop did not remember, and the spirit of James, apparently vexed, answered excitedly: “Hyslop, Hyslop! Your undivided Says Tramp Is Nola Hobo President of International Associa tion of Unemployed Defines Classes. Chicago.—Tramp—A man who •oams the world but will not work. Bum —A tramp without ambition to travel. Hobo —A migratory worker. Anyone who has an idea that a tramp, a hobo and a bum are identi cal is sadly mistaken, according to Jeff Davis, president of the Interna tional Association of the Unemployed, the dignified name for the hoboes’ union. Davis told members of the Chicago Federation of Labor that there is a great difference between the three classes of men, and that they should be careful in judging the “down and outs.” “If a man applies at a farmhouse with unshaven whiskers and out stretched hand, asking for a 'bite to eat,’ and then runs away at the sight of a wood pile, he is a tramp,” Davis said. “If a man sits all day on the curb ing in front of a barrel house,’ with out nerve or ambition to look for work, he is a bum. “But when a man applies at the door of a farmhouse and asks the right to work for a few hours to pay for breakfast, he is a member of the International Association of the Un employed—a hobo.” Davis yesterday afternoon asked the Chicago Federation of Labor to speak of the organization he repre sented in terms of respect because the members are union men. ‘We were forced to organize for self-protection,” he said, after defin ing the three classes of “down and outs.”- “When the police could not tell the difference between an auto bandit and a man looking for work they arrested men who could not produce a sample of the coin of the realm, and booked them as ‘bums.* “Society has been investigating the hobo for a thousand years, and now the hoboes are going to Investigate society. “Th*s investigation will be made at the convention of the hoboes’ union, to be held at New Orleans. We are going to ask that any member of the hoboes’ union with a card in his pocket be given the right to vote at a national election, no matter in what part of the country his fancy may land him.” MADE MILLIONS TINKERING Moscow Character Enjoyed Howling Like a Dog at Passersby and Committed Other Odd Acts. Moscow. —There has recently died one of the best-known characters in the city, the very wealthy Balasheff. who worked his way up in the world from a mere tinker who mended the samovars (tea urns) to a full-fledged man of millions That he was more than a bit “cracked" is undeniable. SINGING TO SUPPORT YOUNG 'MOTT sw^^?ihSFvSi?^^£^i*SßjaiS.J®^.''*s&' “■ , £2ssfeivj'^' ■^■ V<T l K >,.^' X - y'' - '-c .'^ t ' L •.'“X ;•*"' '■' ;■•. ■•• '-v : - v -.•:•■ -SI f ■ If *** < '^' < flHHßr Ij wmm MKiT // :' ♦•£•■<&•: 'v.. i . ffHHi W\ ' ■-—i < W 4 A***. vA m ,#2iw :v wHf/ m i||a l'P : ’ *|F JtewP <" / / l|iff |# / #£f Mrs, Frances Hewett Bowne, whose most recent photograph is pre sented here, eloped last May with J. Lawrence Mott, third son of a million aire iron manufacturer, and is helping to keep the wolf from the door of their little home in Hong Kong by singing in public. Hector Fuller, the erstwhile war corespondent who went to Hong Kong iu an effort to bring Mr. Mott back to the home occupied in Rlverdale-on-the-liudson by his wife and daughter, returned recently and reported the failure of his errand. attention, undivided! Hands off the table!” The spirit continued rapidly; “Bet ter summon friends to make an agree ment and not follow' my example lock ing up my papers on w’hich all hangs. Now' that I am dead I can not de scribe it. Wait till I can find it “If you find the paper, on top you will find my sign, at the bottom a coat of arms of the duke of Fairfax with two sw'ords crossed above a hel met, and an arm holding another like my sign, picture to the left myself, wife to right, mother In the middle. Ready?” At the time of the death of Prof. James there w'as a story current to the effect that he had left with some member of his family or some friends a sealed message. The report went that Prof. James told the one with whom he had left this message that GABY DESLYS GEMS STOLEN Robbers Enter Wardrobe Car on Train and Break Open Ten Trunks With Axes. New York. —The wardrobe car of Gaby Deslys, which reached this city from Albany over the New York Cen tral. was found this afternoon to have been broken open and ten trunks rifled. Miss Deslys figured that she had been robbed of jewels valued at $75,000, but the railroad officials, while admitting that the trunks had been smashed and the contents toss ed about, w r ere non-committal as to the value of gems stolen. Miss Deslys said that among her jewels were three strings of pearls, a large butterfly worked in diamonds, several rings and other gems. This would be her loss, she declared, pro vided all her jewels were stolen The pearls include some given her by ex- King Manuel of Portugal. The fa mous ring he gave her Is still in her possession. Railroad detectives and the police are working on the case. They found that the thieves had used an axe and after prying open the locks or breaking in the backs of the trunks had distributed the contents all over the car On the floor of the car was found one loose pearl of large size and a pearl ring. Both these jewels were claimed by Miss Deslys ASK CURB ON EASY MARRIAGE Delaware Governor Would Require Six Days’ Residence In State Be fore Ceremony. Dover, Dela. — Revision of the mar riage laws of the state “in order to restrain youthful, hasty marriages and to prevent elopements into our state from other sections of the country.” was the principal recommendation of Gov. Charles R. Miller in his inaugural address. He urged a law requiring residence within the state for at least six days by one of the parties to the marriage Gov Miller is a Republican, while all the other state officers are Demo crats. The Democrats also control the leg islature and will a United States senator At times he would crawl Into one or another of the two dog kennels at his door and would howl and bark as much like a dog as his talents would allow at all the passeraby Another idiosyncracy was to go round to a theater just before the end of the performance and hire ev ery one o# the sledge drivers and get them to drive away, while he re mained to enjoy the sight of the peo ple shivering in the cold and trying hard not t o believe that they were abandoned to hank's mare “ Most after his death he would report the message from the spirit land. When the envelope was opened and was found to contain the message as was sent by the dead professor it would forever establish the proof of the spir itualists’ claim. Throughout the various seances the spirit of Prof. James caused the boy to write or express a secret sign— the greek letter omega—that had been arranged between James and Hyslop, and the spirit made other al lusions. which, says Dr. Hyslop, could not possibly have been made by the boy' medium. Aged Lonely Couple Wed. New York. —“We were lonely,” was the reason given by Henry Kuhn, a widower of seventy, and Mrs. Julia Schmidt, a widow, also seventy, who took out a wedding license. URGES KINDNESS TO COWS Wisconsin Man Writes a Series o 4 Injunctions to Dairymen and to Milkers. Madison, Wis. —“Speak to a cow as you would to a lady”—the motto of an early Wisconsin dairyman—is also the message of Malcolm H. Gardner of Delavan, Wis, superintendent of the Advanced Registry Holstein- Friesian Association of America, who was one of the speakers at the annual meetings of Wisconsin live stock breeders' associations here. “If a person desires to install a music box in his stable,” runs the Gardner philosophy, “it may be that it will work all right, but the less of singing, whistling and loud talking there is the better it will be. Indeed, talking of all kinds except the low spoken, soothing words of the milker to the cow, should be prohibited. No man who hates milking ajid dislikes cows can make any great success; there must be sympthy between the cow and the milker. Motherhood and milk production go together. Treat the cow like a mother. Be kind; it will pay. and pay big.” The “personal equation,” according to Mr. Gardner, represented by the regard the cow has for her attendant, gives hand milking an advantage over the machine. There is usually a vast difference In results, he says, between the milker who gets the cow Into po sition by pushing the leg of the stool into her flank and then kicks her on the shin to make her step back and the man who gains the same ends with patience and gentleness. “Who can blame the cow for want ing to kick the first man?” he says. TELLS WIVES ‘‘STOP NAGGING” Brockton Minister, Also Married Woman, Warns Others Against the Habit. Brockton, Mass. —Rev. Mrs. Myra C. Hoyt, pastor of the Wales Avenue Free Baptist church believes that nag ging by married womej is one of the chief reasons for the domestic unhap piness “The reason why so many men pre fer to spend their evenings away from home is because of the nagging of their wives.” declared Mrs Hoyt. "If women really 'r.ant the com panionship* of their husbands after the business of the day Is over, they should stop their nagging.” of the begging letters he received he had printed and distributed free tc all comers. One of his last freaks o r fantasy was the burial of his two feet that he had to have amputated He had them burled with all ceremony and erected a monument Inscribed. “Here rest the feet of Ralasheff" interstate Travelers. Of course the birds should be pro* tected bv federal law; they are inter*- state travelers. — Boston Herald.