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tniCKAIHX DAlLV IXntU, tHtCKAIHA, 6KCW0MA, PRIOAV, AUGUST 12. 1t.
. r- e i , , RECORDS HUMIDITY IN. AIR th Tmpratur antf tlvablllty n.wn , sy twin Tbarmomttar llkoly ta tacom Papular. , ftcnaatluna of heat or colli, at n. lerkiicel by a normally healthy .er on, art caused alimxl entirely by tb condition o( the surrounding imo.pnere. ir U stilt, damp, anil alMiut 73 degrees or more In temper- iiire, a feeling of disagreeable Uoal mi oppression resultaj while If of lb noma temperature, but dry and In moderate motion, , no discomfort If felt.. The reaaona for tlili are that Ury, moving air take away bodily Vat about a rapidly a It la gen emted. while ilninp, rill air doe not, rvpWn a writer Iq popular Mechanlea MiiKnr.litf. Therefore In designing an Instru- ment to determine lift her atmoa. I'IipiIc condition, are conducive to bodily comfort, otlier factor (linn temperature, must be taken lo' account. Tor thla reason tba ordinary dap-bulb thermometer la unreliable and ho been aupplomented by another Instrument of. the so-called wet-bulb tjl. In which tbe bulb In Inclosed In fabric mesh bng which keepa It ' dump. To ase. both bulba are Im mersed Jn hot water until they resistor 110 degree. They are then removed, and Hi time required for each to drop to atmospheric temperature ( noted. The wet bulb will always cool wore rapidly than the dry one-. Tbla ' difference In cooling ratpa serves to Index Hip degree of comfort one ahould bo exorloiirlnir. aa It roughly Indi cate the moisture In the air and w hether or not air la In motion. ; ROMANCE EVEN IN NEW YORK Almost the Last Place on Earth One Would Look for It, but It la There, Neverthtlet. Two Now Yorkers have act up Jo fled tablets In a fashionable uptown tnfe. where they first met the women who became their wives. The tab let a commemorate the follcitorts even I a. However Incredible this tuny sound to a race of wives whose husband for get their wedding anniversaries and a public thnt, docs not associate fash lonnhU cafea with connubial constancy or.ffew York witb ..Piitlment. It may fnMly be confirmed by looking In at the crlll of the Cafe IleauxArts. Roth meinorfula are bronze plaques Inliild In the wnll In alcovea of the prill and Inclosed with glass. The first Is set with, a fiery opal and car ries 'the myvlc Inscription "Happy Dawn, September. 1005," nothing else. Andre. Kustnnoby remembers who put It there, but does not any. The other was the work of a celebroicd local lawyer. It Is set with a large tur quoise and entrrtved; "A, and L. Aere rcrennlus. MCM1X." Like the other, it celebrates the meeting with and hours spent w ith the-wife to be. And 12 yenrs have elapsed since the sec ond wns put lip without any request for permission to niter the Inscription or ennee. Mysterious Feat of Rats. Here's another mystery problem to set beside that of how the Kgyptlnns built the pyramids. G. V. Young blood, a business mnn of No. VSi South Broadway, Los Angeles, Is re sponsible for it. Yqjunghlood rein ted thnt on opening bis office one morning he found thnt rots bad chewe off the tops of car nations which were standing In n glass vase about 14 Inches high. Accord ing to the real estate mnn, the rnts did not move a chair next to the vase and thus rench tbe succulent stems, nor was there anything else near by on which they might have stood. . And he does net believe the rodents could ave cllnibed the sides of the smooth vase. Jltlll the flowers suffered heavily, And to muliP the problem harder, Yotmgblood said thnt 'i e rats, ,dls plnylng a, highly developed artistic aense, carried roses from one desk to another which lucked posies. How did tbe rats accomplish their taskf Ottera Cared For. ' A pnir;of fully developed otters have been discovered In' a slough along the Unindywlne, near West Chester, Pa., and have been watched with Interest by many persons. They are the only ones reported in Chester, for probably 40 yenrs, and are very 'carefully " protected by the owner of the property where they have made a den in a bank beside the etill water.. (, , The animals are said to lie about four feet In length and very active. It Is believed a number ofyoung may be- produced in the den beneath the bank and prove the founding of a col . ony which will arouse much future ilerest.' - , ... , . New Dicken Drama. : -At a recent "Charles picket) ji dinner In -London regret wasj expressed that clrdmntlc versions of the Dickens nov- pls lira not. more nnmifftr Vnrthtrlth - " i i - v a certain Branshy Williams proposed to undertake to popiijarire the Vic torian novelist In the theater. J Birkenhead he will accordingly fnstl- tute a repertory season (with adapta tion of "David Copperfleld," "Oliver TwIst" and "Bnrnnby Rudge,", to be written by members of the Dickena fellowship under the direqjIOn of said Mr. Williams. v . gobby Rnew. Mother (to small son) What would happen if yon talked to your teacher aa you talk to met . Small boy (promptly) I would be eipentletU . j ALlTTfE CHILD p ' Oy JULIA A. ROIINSOft. O C i a i. r Mcciare Ntwpar e4icn Jack w.H.,.1 .i..i. i -..,.r .i,h liowed bead and knitted brow. Home I Was It borne to which he waa going) Could that bare room In the lodging bouse he called hornet Once he bad bad a home, wxy and cheerful, wltn a little wife to make hlni bnppy; Inn they bud quarrelled. He hlir.lly Uiembered what II was about. In Ml ter anger they bad aeparated. He bud come to the city and bad lived hi lonely life ami bad heard no word from tfally alnce be left It came back to hlni In vivid recoi lection aa he walked the street, nbllv Ions of surrounding. I'crhapa It waa because It waa Just six years today alnce he left her lliut he was thinking or the past. He bad kept the date, Sally waa a pretty girl, with laugh Ing eyes, bright and w itty anncy some- times, changeable and hlgh-splrltl; yet loving and tender, always begging for pardon afier each outbreak, arms diuglug about bis neck Jack had loved this fiery young thing whom he bad won lo drown bis sorrow Jack bad plunged Into business. He bad mad money, but It brought him no happl ness. Once bo had gone back, remorse fully, longing for Holly. The old town looked at it did the morning be went way, v The great elm tree spread Its friend" ly branches In front of the cottage, at of yore (Sally loved that tree) Lilacs were In bloom. The house bud friendly air. He almost expected lo aee Sully open the door and come out with her old bright smile. Tbe door did open, but It was not niuiya lace mat met him. A man, young and vigorous, paused on the step as he saw Jack confronting him "Good day, my friend," he accosted. "What can I do for youf Jack stared. "Is docs where'a Sally?" be Jerked. "hnlly?" laughed the man. "Who'i Sully?" holly she lived here," stammered Jack. ."1 don't know anyone by Hint name,' returned the man. "No one by that name lives here.' Jack stared, bewildered, but soon re covered himself. Of' course the mnn would not know her by her tlrst name: "itrs. Mason," be explained. "Is abe at home?" "Ob, Mrs. Mason." .the stranger an awered. "She left two yenre ago. We bought the house of her. She needed money, I believe; was jn a tight place aniiina to give It up to mlse funds, Jack gasped. "Uone! Where did she Mr. , i .- -. i ; oorry i can r inrorm you, an awered the man. "She left town." Jack turned in a daze and stumbled Into the street. All the sunshine bnd gone out of life. Sally gonel It waa a drifting storm, but wiint did It matter to the man dragging him self to his lodgings? He .reached the crossing. Vehicles obstructed the pa' snge, and he waited. Many others waited, too. Among them was a little child, who feared to cross. She looked timidly at the heavy teams and the slush In the street, then carefully scanned the faces of those about her. With a look of relief and a smile on her baby face, she crowded her way to Jack's side, placing her tiny hnnd In his. flease, sir, take me across," she lisped, her blue eyes looking Into his witn a child 8 confidence. The touch of the little hnnd thrilled him. He answered, took her in his arms, and carried her across the street, "Thank you, sir," she beamed, as he landed her on the sidewalk. "lell me where you live and I will take you home," he said, a new inter est awakening Jn bis heart. She led him down a side street chat ting all the way. "Have you a batiy glrlt she asked. ''My mamma's got me, but she cries all the time, and when I say my prayJ ers I pray for dnddy to come home." She stopped before a tenement house. . v ; ' .. "Here It Is," she cried, as she sprang Into her mother's arms. ' "Koxy, It's so late I" cried the wom an. "1 was afraid you were lost." She turned to thank the stranger for bringing her child home, but started witli a cry. Jack started, too. ' "Sally!" he gasped. Jack!" she cried, drawing away. "To think that I should find you thus. You have suffer!." "Let that pass. Why . have you come':" ' - . . "The baby brought rae-this (lilbl v. ho is she?" . ' v' ' ' "She's ours, Jack our .baby. Shi was born six months after, you went away." .. - 'v ' ' "Our baby, and I never knewT "How could you?-1 came to th&city to "get work Jack, I've missed , you 80 '" v. 7.. isi-so:- "Sally,; I've wanted you roore;tfnu 1 can tell 'I want you now. Can't we begin again? 1 love you. Can you for give the past?"- "J'orgive you?" she moaned. "It was my fault Can you forgive me?! Oh, Jack, I've longed for you so!'-"' "Forgive you, dearest? 1 have noth ing to forgive. We did not understand, that was all. We did not know how to take our love. It needed these yean of sorrow to teach us. We will begin again.1' - They were looking Into each other's yes, where the lovellght shone. ' "Kiss tne, Jack," che murmureaV EDUCATION LAWS TOO LOOSE Children's Bureau of United Statta Dtpartmtnt of Labor Dtplnr oma litmptions Allowed, Kvery atate now baa compulsory i day school attendance law, according ,0 Informnllon recently furnished by I iVpnninwit of U tmr through the children's bureiiii. The biiremi baa Just completed an analysis of education laws affecting child hit or, the restilta af. dtli'll jildlshed In chart entitled "Stale Compulsory Kch. m.I Piandnrda Affei-tltig the Km ployment of illnors." In flve slales attendance Is required until eighteen years of age, In two of thiHte In certnln dlstrlcta only In three until seventeen; and In thirty- two wntll alxteen. One state reipilrea aitemhiuce until f)fnen, all oilier s and the iHstrlct of Columbia until four teen, and one slate require attendnnee mull the age of twelve years, but applies this to llllteralea only. rnfortimnlely, snya the bureau, the exemptions In the majority of states are so numerous that they greatly lim it the appllcuilon of the law. Hit ,,,, , ,.,,!, nro fr , ployment, or upon completion of a sieclfled school grade. Four stale specifically exempt for work In nurl- cultural pursuits, three with no age pro- Vision. Laws of fourteen other stales contain loosely worded provisions ex empting a child at any age, which might be used to cover absence for farm work aa well as for many other purposes. Several states exempt a child whose services are necessary for the aifppurf of himself or others, with out oiiy age or educational provision. Tli! amount of attendnnee required la atlll unsatisfactory In many states, Severn I demanding only 1-, 11, or 'JO weeks In a year. Kven In amies where city children must attend for eight or tiluo months, the amount of attendance required In rural school dlstrlcta Is sometimes considerably less. HAD MIGHTY SUSPICIOUS LOOK Washington Correspondent Tell Of Joka Played by 8nator on Veteran Capitol Barber. One of the most remnrknble things al out men, be they of high or 'iw es tate. Is that they never grow up. Tuke for Instance, that group of el der statesmen In the I nlted Slates Bonatc. Here la the trick they were caiiKht playing on Sims, tbe old ncro barber at the capltol, who has been shaving them and their kind for forty years. Sims Is a preacher ond great Bibli cal authority when he Is not shaving senators. He Is profoundly religious. He has confidence In his fellow. So, when Senator Harry New of In diana told Sims that he liad a presenf for him, the venernble barber walked Into the trap all unsuspecting. The senator suld he wanted to be stow his present In prlvnte. Hu and Sims went liito nn anteroom. The sen ator squatted down und Sims did like wise. The scimtor took from his p ck et a large-sized pair of dice and rolled them out on the eupet. Sims watched, At this moment n group of senn- toi-s, In the plot with New, burst iuto the room. There, apparently, were Sen ator New and the old barber, despite bis protestntlons of religion, shooting craps. The statesmen were horrified. An employee of the senate had been caught gambling. Sims, of all men, had gone wrong after forty yenrs; Sims, whom they trusted Inipllclty. It was a case that called for drastic ac tion. Philadelphia Public Ledger. ' "La Chef" la an Artist, Too. "Chester, the original of Sir Wil liam' Orpen's famous picture "Le Chef," which the artist had presented to the Itoyal academy as his diploma work,- Is now chef of the grill at the Royal Poluce hotel, Kensington, Ixjn don. Tbe manager of the hotel, being In. Paris on business, called, out of cu- tioslty, at the Hotel Chatham to sen the chef whose portrait had attracted such attention. In conversation Chester" would talk of nothing but a wonderful new sauce he had Just mnde. The mnnnger sampled It and realized, In his own . phrase, that 'Chester Is, In his own wny.as great an artist as Sir William Orpen." He Immediately offered him a verj substantial salary in return for hlf servlces during the season. "Chester'' at first refused to leave Farls, bul finally succumbed to what Is said to bt the largest salary an assistant chef has ever earned. London Times. The Bursting of a Bubble. Statements made that because ol tbe flotation method of mineral separation the future of copper pro duction, and therefore, of the electri cal Industry, is largely dependenl oh bubbles Is declared by studentt of Industrial development to be ex aggerated. The electrical Industry Is no more is dependent upon this prow ess, It is declared, than is an other, but It will benefit more ' di rectly, experts say, front 3 this inten? slve method of copper refining that any iii(luHt,iw -fftigb ,d,Q not ust we SQ-fflfWifa rrx-.v -...'-.' , - Women Match Coins.'' "I'll match you," used to be reserved for masculine conversation. The fllj of a .coin decided who was to pay fot lunch or for a cigar. But women havi, taken It up. It la masculine no longer, "The women have gotten tired ol fighting about who Is to pay," said th observihg soda counter cashier. "It used to take them about five minutes 10 decide. - Now they match a coupl of quarters to find out. The wlnnet let. ttmts&r. - . . . Former Cabinet Member Head of Chad Labor Body v iS ' " ' I : DaVid Franklin Iloustiai, who wa mccemively Secretary of Agriculture and Secretary of the Treasury in the Cabinet of Prenidrnt Wilvin, bis licen nimcd chairman of the National Child I ahor Committee to succeed Dr. Felix Adlrr, who resigned after ncvrntccn years' effective service at head of the urK.iniration. ! The committee has recently inamjii rated a campaign to awaken public opinion to the evil of child labor in agriculture, corrective legislation hav ing larscly mitiifatcd thnt formerly ex isting in industrial pUnts. There are many thousands of boys and girls be tween the es of five and fifteen em ployed in the beet firms of Michigan and Colorado, the tobacco plantation of Kentucky and Connecticut and the cotton fields of Oklahoma, Texas and Imperial Valley, California : the berry jichls of Miclngan and California, the cranberry bogs of New Jersey, the f.oion fields of Ohio and on the truck 'farms of Delaware. Statistics of school j i.bsenre in these districts are appalling jitid the committee aims to arouse pop- I nlar sentiment to a pitch where exist- , ing compulsory school attendance laws will be enforced. j ' Funds are needed by the committee to carry on its work.1 Its headquarters 'are at 105 East Twenty-second Street, ;New York City. Owen R. Lovejoy is I i fcoeral secretary and V. hvent Macy treasurer, to whom contributions may ii rnt. "' quent Parrot Fivorlte ntflelary. If all of tbe money that ba been left to parrot In different countries could be gathered together It would riaka enough to support the average orphan aytiim. In most m? the. lHqueiit come front unninrrl'il Indies who bare found aolace and cimipan lonsblp with their favorite parrot. Our Choice. O Lord, prayd we.emwily ye terday, make n iiellliiiirt-M'.v mark nor a tightwad. Imt.'U'tll.iiT'WitHl make u one or the oilier, buiii"ii li'n easy insrk. Ohio Slate Journal, Final Call on Mid Season andSummer Apparel We are; making new bargain history in this sale. We are determined that all summer merchandise must go to make way for the new Fall lines. That's why our prices are cut to the bone. That's why it's your opportunity now of all times to supply your wants. Evolution These There never has been a time when conditions changed so quickly when life bettered itself so consistently when the, inventive mind turned so rapidly to new things that better fill old needs. New conveniences and comforts are coming in all the time. And the conditions under which all things are alterations. ..n .' : i.'h'.i The rapidity of modern commercial evolution vitally affects Us all. And especially it affects the purchasing power of our money. ' Whether you buy little or much, in order to buy intelligently, you must keep yourself informed. , You know not only the goods, the styles, the varieties and price, but you must also know where the goods are to be had. There is only one way in which you can keep your information up to the minute. . ; 'i S ' . usL.U-ALl.r ' ' Read the advertisements in this newspaper. 'i,vffw'':jr t : I Merchants and manufocturers are advertising in the newspapers for your benefit as well as their own. The advertisements are messages from the business world to you. They tell you what is new in markets and stores. They inform you of all that the world, of invention and discovery is doing to nutke, yqurwor asier, your home life more pleasant, your clothing and food less diff idultr ! , Read the advertisements and reap the advantage that is your How NtaUfoot Oil I Mad. Krutsfoot oil la obtained from m or row heel by boiling them in wnter and skimming off the nil. The oil so obtained I kept gently heated by mean of warm water -until all the water ba subsided from It, when lh clear portion I poured off and, If nec essary, tillered. Waiblng BoMIt. rut crushed PKg sheila In small bit or aew rarpet tack or a small quan tity Of guu ahot Into botlle. Then fill ohm half full uf strong aoap auds; ahske tboroiiuhly. Then rinse In clear wateriaiid the ImiMIh will im cleansed IrrviEsifno Is Rapid Days made and sold are 'subject to Novl Frrlt WhMl." , The ferrl wheel of Bagdad ll built of loot; poles attached to a heavy long -mkpc ; on the ond of I ho pole rude wooden chair aro placed. In which the lover of xclt menl siv atrnpie wbHe by man pow er the re-olutinn Is mde, the rider getting tabloid thrill of the reul Kerrla wlieel, .. i t txptrtly Clifld. Bcfitrlce, who ha three sister anij one lirotber. a regular little rottta hour, when askeL "How many chll drun are there In your family, dearT reilled, "Four children and one boy." fre -