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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 1910. U
IDEA IS TO DECEIVE SPIRIT t]
Reason for Queer Language Employed d
by Malayans When Gathering n
In Johore, on the Malay peninsula, t1
there is employed one of the strangest b
languages in the world, used for 1,
a most curious purpose. This tongue r,
is called Pantang Kapor, or "camphor a
language," and is a medium employed Ic
by natives and others engaged in
gathering the product of the Malayan 4
camphor tree, but only when they are y
at work. b
It is a superstition of these natives u
that should they use the language of I
the district, the Malay or aborigintul t
Jakun, they would be unable to obtain q
The Malay natives firmly believe
that each species of tree has a spirit a
or guardian angel that presides over a
its affairs, this spirit being known by
the name of Bisan. This divinity's b
resting place is near the trees. Then,
too, the spirit of the camphor tree is
Aheld to be extremely jealous of the a
precious gum, so that it becomes nee
beary to propitiate her, inasmuch as
she" would, should she learn that
hunters were in, quest of it, endeavor
to interpose obstacles to their mis- e
sion Accordingly the natives speak
in a tongue that the tree spirit may g
Pot understand. It was for this pur
-ose that the mysterious "camphor
iapg-age was invented, and it con- C
t of antodd mixture of Jakuin and r
words that have been curl- a
a altered and reversed.-Harper's a
ý thMonday's issue, W. C. Chevis ,
i~d from the editorships of the g
S aas States to take charge of I
bltty-work of the Panama Ex- t
. Mr. Cbhevi is one of the t
rareeful ind entertainiig edi
b, i tters ot a SQuth and his
t >~ee bere~ reg~et that° other t
tle4 1(1m frh the.8a posi
T9 14$ anid ably A~ed.
2tan- SFweet end h 7p E
"aa the :little 1
rr~~ ~ >1~ a y $
L5 -7'. tti 3ic
RIGHT TO CRITICIZE
IRRITABLE MAN NOT THE BUT
TER-IN HE SEEMED.
However, the Passengers Were Ready
to Squelch the Man Who Objected
to Baby's Crying, but He
Got Off the Car.
The patient-looking mother seemed
unable to do anything with the child.
It hollered and yelled and carried on
worse than a fan after a three-base
hit by a member of the home team at
the opening game.
Other passengers on the car fidget
ed In their seats and looked greatly
distressed, but said nothing, for the
mother was apparently doing all she
could to restore quiet.
The heavy thinned man right across
the aisle from the woman seemed to
be getting more and more annoyed
by the racket-even more so than the
rest of the people. After a time he
was unable to restrain himself any'
"It seems to me," says he, turning
to the woman, "that It's about time
you were doing something to stop that.
baby's crying. I've sat here and put
up with it just as long as I could, but
I think it's up to you to see that
there's a let up in It now pretty
The patient mother cuddled the
wailing youngster to her a trifle closer
and gave the irritable male passenger:
a hurt look, but ventured no retort.
There was no cessation in the noise,
but nearly everybody else in the car:
was in full sympathy with the woman:
now. Several able-bodied men turned'
around and glared at the square
c hinned passenger who dared to speak'
The latter, however, continued to:
express himself. "When a kid hollers:
like that," he opined, "there's some
good reason for it. Children don't yell
'emselves hoarser because they've'
heard that their lungs need the exer-L
else. If it hasn't been getting the:
right sort of food and feels crabbed
and mean on that account, I hope you.
switch to some other kind of dope,,
It is not improbable that two or
three of the more muscular passengers
would have spoken severely to the.
grouchy male complainant after the,
last outburst if he hadn't risen just
then to get off the car. As he started
toward the rear platform, the patient
looking little woman got up and fol
lowed him. When they had both.
reached the street, the man turned,
took the child in his own arms-he,
still loohlng crabbed and it still re
citin; the lyrics to a war dance-aid
the trio went ou* up street.
-Tile man was the chilIds father, and
lie had a perfect right to say what
ever he wanted to about tlhe mannnr
of its bringing up.-Cleveland Plain:
A Vacuous Explanation.
Bihp & o~frdý Oiiiistea, at a din-!
"er n A0Yr. said : : the course of.
iTat lx~anatlon. not, only fails toiº
'~R*,but :`t repeals the commoen-`
i*s*ign. Iae.L Thus it , -eminds
f"TWo l:,:mena .In a smý,ý+oking car,
e .;ove the workIl g ofthex
".~ ti~ inflation is( what- pulls`
up th t rIn,' declared thti first.
t# ` ;, ' wron,n' the..
heir~I tel. 'Is~h ' e 4 f th1a.
*e 'do~e the bu*Iness;'
bt w 1an st mhen pasred..
€two bien halte4 him. They ~laii
ýºrgwii ut i~tre 1i 'o r discip -
ii eartily saul shook ii head.
.. ' s' e e14f `you re -wro '
abu I:.t ~vrkb Ctf h ~auamx
make tit' mucbh simpler ~thaat yoxi
To sto~ the trsiui 9 Ititurn
l and t at ~flis the pipe with
re'~4h at4t 9 the feat ,in
Saie hce On ~uter xSundfr'
44 3dj~ace4 2R*Id Islalid z =
r . eichka In his hen
ag ct o" e~lel nowhere
e_ il'4 G~et - eath.
. tbgan to Jnro e :apd
yyWi as e. ever -Grand ia-.
F t- a, w eth rgr
CARES FORGOTTEN IN SLEEP
When Beneficent Nature Allows Un
fortunate Humanity a
I saw once how like sleep was to
life in the deep waters. A man who
to my waking eyes looked cold and
starved and ragged sat upon one of
the benches on the embankment. He
was sleeping, and I knew from his
face that then at least he did not
count himself miserable.
But presently a policeman came and
shook the sleeper into waking life.
Then all the violence of the world
seemed to be let loose upon this
wreck of a man. He shook and blinked
his eyes and breathed with heavy
spasms. It was just as when a fish
is caught out of the depth of the sea
and suddenly cast into the basket. I
have seen mackered shake and gasp
like this poor man suddenly caught
up out of the native depths of sleep.
Or If you think that a fish thus dying
is only an amusing and not a painful
sight, then think of what it might be
if some giant of fable could catch us
up out of our native air into the space
between the stars.
Would we not willingly sink back
again into the depth ofair? So it is
when the loud world lets us glide
down Into sleep.-London Outlook.
5 or 6 doses of "666" will cure any
case of Chills and Fever. Price 25c.
Rainbow Dyes contain no acid and
for that reason can be used on the
most delicate piece of chiffon or
lace without any possibiltiy of injur
ing it. Three packages for twenty
five cents, at the Moss Pharmacy.
Mexican June Corn and Choice
Early Amber Sorghum Seed, at the
SCHOOL OF' BUSINESS." S U S C L E E
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
Shouldbe given thebesttrainingtopre
pare them for success in business.
YOUR Personal Instruction, Free Employ- T
wment Department, Complete Collee
Bank, College Store and Wholesale
No misrepresentations to secure stu
dents. Thsough the a uc cescofits
22000 former students, Soule College
is recognized everywhere as 'a Wide j
Awake, Practical, Popular and Suc
cessful School. G
GRO. SOULS & SONS
6ROCIBR Co., Ltd.
LI 1~~ I L9 LA. STrICTLY WHOLESALE.
Staple and Fancy Grocerles. Flour, Meat, Salt. Wooden
ware. Grain and Feed SLtUfM. Brick office and Warehouse
on Main Line of Southtern Pacific Railroad enables us to
make prompt shipments to all railroad points. Free local de
livery. Delivery by wagon to neighboring towns
We Solicit Business n the Basis
of Standard `Goods `tLOWEST
RIULINO PWI C ES
F lix Dere's:sed , Pres. and Mgr.
J. R. , z',iuzrnetsd. Vice-President.
Lemv wreiit I-cttes*4its, . ti 0 V: .
' Jean ViglerVx
I 1M1 R JENV El) 1~ilALMER.
fHolding henr e i rom ths- .tte Board of iHealth. A c mplete, _
line of cof ns, fun r l trw- etc., lryýt n t#,ntly in stock. Will
lkeent ire fCargef z eal S.att e .fi grave aiarO work and ,all
meails. Fulljequipped wiih hearse and evervthyl.; naicessary
a fneral. Promph ;serse given hone
- 4s Y A Y" -RJNAlBOUTS
rmrwill arrive this week.
__ A ; 4L/V A GA C pNJ
A -J sCk) s andard make, regulars and
' cut d.dr whi h *e edose out at a great
When ith stomach faiis to perfi rio
its functio~n, t. te bowels become de
rangei, th i vet an t the kidneys con
gested eo si g ; nerous diseases.
The stotilach.::nd liver roust he re
stored to a healthy conrition and
Chfnheriain'> Stuoach and Liver
Tablets van he depended upon to do
it Easy to take anad most effective.
Sold by all dealers.
The business partnership heretofore
existing between us; known as the
Moss Pharmacy. ha this day been
dissolved b;: mutual consent and as of
date of May 1st 1910, Frank E. Da
vis assumes all the liabilities or debts
of said business firm: and all Sac
counts due the M1 ss Pharmacy are al
lotted to Frank E. Davis, and his re
ceipt for the same shall he full acquit
tance to the debtor.
Lafayette. La.. July 1st, 1910.
Referring to the a Bove notice of dis
solution of partnership, t wish to ex
press my appreciation of the generous
patronage enjoyed by the Moss Phar- 1
macy at the hands of the public in the
past, and I bespeak a continuance of
this lieral patronape' in behalf of my
former partner and successor.
N. P. Moss.
Referring to the foregoing notices I
beg to state that I shall continue for
my own account the business known
as the Moss Pharmacy. which business
has been under my personal manage
ment for the ptst eleven years; and in
the future as in the past 1 shall strive
to deserve the goid will and support
of friends and the public.
F. E. DAVIS.
ILoads of Lumber
There are a thousand and
one uses for Lumber, and we
have the Lumber for every
use. But there are a variety
L of grades of Lumber and we
RAl are particular in only keep
S ing the better grades. But
rJ ay no matter what you want it
for, or how large or small
your needs, we can supply
the Lumber, of good, well
seasoned quality, at the low
f r est market price. Every foot
________ lwe sell we guarantee.
e.st price. Evr.fo
) Phene No 4. Lafayette, La.
BANK IF LAFAYETTE CAPT, 50,000,
SURPLUS AND UNDIVIDD H)3 ITS
CHAS. O. MOUTON........Pres.
J. J. DAVIDSON .....----Cashier
J. C. BARRY, Asst. Cashier.
Chas. 0. Mouton Crow Girard
Wm. Campbell E. G. Voorhies
L. L. Judice Geo. Doucet.
We pay four per cent Dr. R. O. Young Gus Schmulen
interest on time deposits. J. J. Davidson.
. Telephone Talk No. 3.
Frequently when making a tele.
phone call the line is reported "busy."
Do not understand this as a refusal to
give you conn ection, but the line call
ed is really in use. It is much easier
for the operator to give you
connection, which requires only
a simple motion ' of the arm and
hand, than for her to answer "line
pusy." This happens more frequently
on party lines, and it is to every one's
advantage in many respects to get di
rect line service. The manager will
explain more fully.
& TELEGRAPH COMPANY.
P D 0ESSI)NAL CARDS
H. P. BEELER,
Office en LUacol` Aemuus.
EAFAY EYTE. - WDUISIANA.
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Liw.PLI 2 b rU bU.
Gem. OR Madison St., Z.Ies. ta ...
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The Latest Styles
N LAD IES'
Spring 'and, Summer
You will find in my new stock just
received, and you are specially in
ilted to call and see them.
Hats Trimmed To t.rder.
Also a Nice Stock of False Halr.
IISS MARIE CASTEL
OflO B KINAPP,
'Contractor and Builder.
Rstirntoe, Plans *and Specifications
eumishe on application.
LAAus P P. . LA9.
All for four dollars
Which is in aveuage of
One Dollar Each. ¶In fact,
you will also get English.
ship. gymnastics. military
drill-and the fine enthusi
asm of school life at one
of our great State institu
tions of learning. ¶Why
spend $100 somewhere, or
*$200 somewhere else, or
$300 in some other State
for these things, when
YOUR OWN STATE
provides them for you
Free! Free! Free!
¶And, beside that,our reg
course will give you the
foundation for your later
college and professional
courses, whether you wish
to become a lawyer, doc
tor,- teacher, chemist, me
chanical or electrical en
gineer, or anything else.
¶Send for a Special Circu
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ment. And for particulars
write to E L. STEPHENS,
is what you .i) ayi get at
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Representing some of the stron t
Insurance Companies in Aine .
Accidents Will Happen
And when they do-they hurt.
HUNT'S LIGHTNING OIL is
the one instantaneous relief
and cure for all wounds,
bruises, sores, cuts, sprains
and abrasions of the skin. It
forms an artificial skin cover
itg, excludes the air instantly
stops pain at once. There are
many oils, but none like
HUNT'S. The action is dif
ferent, and the effect as well.
Hunt's Lightning Oil
Always have it in the house. Take
it with you when you travel-you
never can tell. when HUNT'S LIGIr
NING OIL may be most needed. 25
*cts and 50cts. bottles.
For Sale by All Druggists.
A. B. RICHARDS MEDICINE CO.,
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