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APE expert" money tester NOT AS SHE HAD PICTURED RAISE BUGS TO FIGHT BUGS COLLEGE BOY REAL SALESMAN Said to Be Impossible to Fool Animals of Siam With Any Counter' ; feit Money. The people of Siam are very fond of keeping monkeys of various kinds as pets. Owing to their close associ ation with human beings, these crea tures become very intelligent. One of the most remarkable things that these monkeys can do is to test money. In Siam there Is a large amount of counterfeit money, perhaps more than in any other country in the world. As a consequence, the lot of the merchant is a difficult one. They have, however, surmounted the trou ble to a large extent by making use of apes to test the coins. Sitting by the side of each merchant Is to be eeen a solemn-faced ape. Every piece of money handed to his master is at once given to the ape. The animal tests the coin with his teeth. If it is good, he throws it into the money box; if it be bad he flings it to the ground. The strange part about the busi ness is that no white person has yet been able to discover how the apes tell the good money from the bad. The merchants politely refuse to explain how the creatures are trained to carry out this useful office. The only sure thing about the affair is that the apes never make a mistake. STATUES THAT HOLD SPIRITS Marco Polo, the celebrated Venetian traveler, with his two uncles, was the first European to travel in China. In the gilded statue erected to his memory in Soo-Chow, China, the Chinese be lieve his spirit still resides. Accord ing to Chinese superstition, a fly or spider - Is the means by which the spirits of the dead are coaxed back to earth to occupy their statues. Five hundred similar statues, life size, line the walls of a dimly lighted room in the Buddhist temple of that ancient city. They contain the spirits of the pages they represent, devout Buddhists believe. jv spirit is unable to enter a statue unless another and freshly liberated spirit is there to receive it, say the priests. Through a door in the back of a new statue, therefore a spider or fly is introduced. The door is then sealed and the insect is left to smother. Its spirit, fluttering about inside the i statue, is taken possession of by the soul of the long-departed sage. Marco Polo was brought back in this way, the priests say. Worshipers burn in cense before the statue and seek com munion with the spirit of the alien who dwelt so long in China, and even ruled as governor of one of the provinces. Girl Who Had Herself Paged In Hotel Unprepared for Meeting With Flippant Individual. The girl had never been paged in a hotel. Time after time she had heard the bellboys go by calling out names, and always she had envied the young women who got up and followed them to the telephone. It got to be a positive mania with her this desire to be paged and finally she persuaded one of her friends to telephone her at a hotel at a specified time. She waited In the lobby, sitting on the edge of her seat in excitement, un til the boy appeared. "Miss, Brown! Miss Brown 1" fahe rose excitedly. "I am Miss Brown," she said. "Gentleman waiting to see you out front" She looked rather surprised; that had not been in the scheme. But per haps he had changed his mind. She followed the boy obediently, and was led face to face with a perfect stranger. Her face grew pink with confusion as she gazed at him, and he, realizing the mistake, watched her In amuse ment. He was a rather loudly dressed young man with a great air of assur ance. For a moment they stared; then he spoke. "Not so good," he said slowly, and then, as an after thought, "but not so bad, either!" And the girl fled in embarrassment. French Scientists Breed Insects and Bright Idea That Enabled Him to Birds That Are Enemies of Fruit. Dispose of the Last Egg Cups Destroying Pests. in Stock. There is a quaint Institution in Men- Two college boys were peddling odds tone, In- the south of France, known "hd ends of china in an unfrequented as the Insectarium, where learned pro- farming district. They stopped their lessors are rearing various species of ancient chugging truck before a typ- bugs and other Insects. icaiiy unpretentious establishment. A Mentone is in the center of an Im- I round, solemn woman with her arms portant fruit-growing district, and the rolled up In her gingham apron ap object is to discover the best means of proached the automobile, only mildly fighting those insect pests that prey interested. The lad with the keen upon plants and ruin the fruit. Dlu evs and the quirking mouth The orchards have suffered severely asked 111 brusque tone, "Is there any through the ravages of the mealy bug, thlns" yu would like In coffee cups, and the fruit growers were becoming 80UP bowls or mHk pitchers?" quite alarmed. Then experts discov- N0' responded the woman dlsln- ered that three other species of bug teresteaiy, tnen brightened slightly as are the natural enemies of the meal.v. 8ne ea, out ra Kinda like to look So these are being bred and reared and turned loose in the orchards as allies of the fruit growers. The institution Is also breeding cer tain species of ladybirds to destroy the cochineal, nn Insect that plays havoc arnly flVe left" at some egg cups." "Yes, madam," said the boy as h deftly slid the cover off a box contain ing five dusty but dainty receptacles. "You're lucky to get these, too; there The woman shook her head dubi ously. "Can't use 'em. Five aren't enough. There's eight in our family." And she started back to the house. "Wait a minute,' called the foojr frantically as he saw the possibility of a sale disappearing without a struggle. "Perhaps all of your family don't eat eggs." The woman reflected a minute and then came bad The merest sugges tion of eagerness was registered on her placid countenance. "That's right," She said. "Five is all I do need. T'll VAST WEALTH FROM SILVER take em.-Chlcago Journal. with orange and lemon trees. These ladybirds have been brought from far Australia and California. The Institution is nothing less than an up-to-date insect farm, consisting of a large private house and an acre of ground. In the laboratory are rows upon rows of phials and jars, the larvae of various insects which are kept at a high temperature. In the gar den are cages full of all kinds of creeping and flying pests. INR DAY At DyersburgY Tuesday, October lOth OFFER MARK TWAIN REFUSED About that time my wife helped me put another temptation behind me. This was an offer of sixteen thousand dollars a year, for five years, to let my name be used as editor of a hu morous periodical. I praise her for furnishing her help in resisting that temptation, for it is her due. There was no temptation about it, in fact, but she would have offered her help just the same if there had been one. I can conceive of many wild and extravagant things when my imagination is In good repair, but I can conceive of nothing quite so wild and extravagant as the idea . of my ac cepting the editorship of a humorous periodical. I should regard that as the saddest of all occupations. If I should under take it I should have to add to it the occupation of undertaker, to relieve It in some degree of Its cheerlessness. From "Unpublished Chapters from the Autobiography of Mark Twain" In Harper's Magazine. In the old Spanish days in Mexico, millionaires were often made over night in the rich silver-mining sections around Guadalajuata. A shrewd pros pector in the early days, named Zam- brano, discovered a mine which brought him immense wealth. He BARON BELIEVED HIS YARNS Dear Noble: 7 v Get October 1 0 on your mind it's the one big day in Shrinedom for Al Chymia. , Make your plans now to attend the ceremonial in Dyers- burcr. where the sanrla nf trt dpeprh will k nrnittlUr UantA U ' - www fcVW ll.V.W Ul lll,UiVU for the caravan of one hundred and fifty novices on their pil grimage to Mecca. The Dyer County Shrine Club has completed arrange ments for the entertainment of 3,000 Nobles and their ladies. Two special trains from Memphis and one from Jackson will arrive at 10 a. m., Oct. 10. Ride, walk, run 'or fly but get to Dyersburg on that one J . r -rT m r-r-i H. A. NELSON, L. P. GLASS, ' , Publicity Committee. Special train on B. & N. W. Railroad will arrive at 9:30 a. m. and return at 10:45 p. m. Special trains on I. C. Railroad ft "jm Memphis will arrive at 9:45 a. m, and return at 10:30 p. m. Baron Munchausen was the imagi nary author and hero of a series of wonderful tales entitled "The Adven tures of Baron Munchausen." They were first published in England in 1785 spent most of his time In the .cap- by Rudolph Erich Kaspe, an expatri- uais oi Uiurope, iivmg as extravagant- ated German, and were followed by ly as possible, squandering vast sums translations and imitations in German at the gaming table, but managing to leave a snug little fortune of $60,000, 000. One of his whims was to lay a silver pavement in front of his house, but this the authorities forbade. In those days silver was on a parity with gold. i The conde de Valenciana, who dis covered one of the richest mines In this section, derived so much wealth from It that he Is said to have gotten and other languages. The name of the hero is said to be derived from Jerome Charles Fred erick von Munchausen, a German offi cer in the service of Russia, who be came notorious for his ridiculous tales of adventure. It is said that by dint of repetition he came finally to believe Impllcity in the truth of his most ex travagant stories. The Program Is as Follows: 10:00 a. m. Parade ... 1 0:30 a. m. Address of Welcome and Response 1 1:00 a. m. Band Concert and Street Work 12:00 m. Barbecue at Ball Park 2:00 p. m. Ceremonial Begins 5:00 p. m. Band Concert on Public Square 6:00 p. m. Supper on Courthouse Yard 7:00 to 10:00 p. m. Dancing on North Side Public Square. Program for the ladies is as follows: The Order of Eastern Star will receive and entertain the wives, sisters and sweethearts of Nobles at Masonic Temple. Reception at Masonic Temple on arrival. Story of the High Heel. I he high-heeled shoe was intro duced in the Middle ages, when both men and women took to it. Man, however, soon found that he could not live a man's life and do a roan's work while wearing high heels, and so resumed his low-heeled shoes, leaving high heels to the ladies, with whom they have always been popu lar. The modern high heel is, in Its way, a triumph of art, being of wood, which Is lighter than leather and keeps its shape. The heel contains a spring, which adds to the grace of its wear er's walk. As the instep is raised the figure is thrown slightly forward, and a pronounced elegance is the result. But it most be admitted the high heels, though improving the appearance, do not always improve ths physique of their wearers, and are frequently the cause of Ill-health. Where Long Necks Are Stylish. In Burma, among the Karens, a long neck is the ambition of every woman. Her mother starts thinking about this when her daughter is a baby, and starts to accomplish this swan-like effect when the tots are scarcely able to walk. The method employed is a series of heavy brass rings, which are as thick as I your little finger. These are put around the child's necfe, and as she grows, more rings are added, thus forcing her neck to lengthen out. More rings are added year after year as the girl grows into womanhood. Twenty-one f these coils is the aver age worn, although 25 have been achieved. The 21-ring-collared woman is thought beautiful, but the 25-ringed lady is considered a raving beauty under the Karens of Burma. ' The authorshiD of these tales is in rid of $100,000,000 in a few years, dispute, althoueh one authoritv snvs Annflioi c!l Tror Bant tho lrlrtir tf I iul. a.i t -. n . . I "o - vum uuinur is xvuaoipn iiiricn jcasne, n.nn rv I ai t i Spain $2000,000 as a Christmas pres- fln(1 thp smirf.PS frnm whfnh tho nH U-UU m Dinnerjat Masonic Temple tures were compiled are Bebel's 'Face tiae,' Castiglione's 'Cortegiano.' Bilder- mann's 'Utopia,' and some of the 3:00 to 5:00 D. m. Famous Frances Minstrels anA - - " f v-iu. MII.IUIC i r nwti efrnrlpfl " I c feature 5:00 p. m. Nobles, their wives, sisters and sweethearts will meet at Public Square for concert and supper then the dance ent, and asked to be allowed to build galleries and portals of silver around his mansion. This request was re fused, the authorities declaring that such magnificence was the privilege of royalty only. ! Famous Explorer. Louis Hennepin, a French Recollet friar, missionary and traveler in North America, was born at Ath, in Flanders, about 1640. He embarked for Canada and arrived in Quebec In 1675. Be tween that period and 1682 he ex plored the regions afterwards called Louisiana, and, returning to Europe, published an account of his researches. The geographical portions of his works are feeble, but they present much in terest as descriptions of the manners of the aboriginal races which the au thor visited. He died in Utrecht about 1700. Chinese Have Fondness for Birds. In addition to using birds and their nests as food, the Chinese keep birds as pets. Their fondness for birds is one of the most pleasant features of their national character. Birds furnish them with much amusement. Several kinds of bird pets are taught to catch seeds thrown into the air after jumping from perches held in the hand. Except in winter, one can always see people going into the open country early in the morning with their pets, to catch grasshoppers to feed them, and to teach their pets new songs. Hidden Brine River. A thousand feet beneath the town of Midland, Mich., run rivers of brine charged with calcium, sodium, magne sium, strontium, bromine and chlorine. Forty pumping wells raise the brine, and separative processes release from it the bases of photographic emulsions, medicines, cement, tanning materials, perfumes, preservatives and cold-storage solutions. The magnesium was used for war flares, and now, com bined in a secret alloy, furnishes metal one-third the weight of aluminum, sustaining a pressure of 24,000 pounds per .square inch. In the form of gas engine pistons, after a test equivalent to that of a motor car running 30 miles nn hour continuously for 35,000 miles scarcely a sign of wear was discern ible. Scientific American. Making Burglar's Tools. The "Black museum" at Scotland Yard has recently acquired a fine set of house-breaking tools which had been abandoned by their owner after a burglary. These Instruments show wonderful workmanship. There Is a collapsible jimmy that folds, up ft. the pocket, a rope ladder of silk that fits into the palm of tfce hand, a num ber tf keys and lock-picking instru ments, and a neat oxygen-acetylene blow-lamp. Where do burglars obtain these marvelous tools? They are ex perts at making skeleton keys and so on, but they are not capable of mak ing the other implements. No respect able firm manufactures such articles, and, although a small quantity is made secretly- by employees of repu table firms, the majority come from E0UTE THREE. baron's own stories.' Return of the Trencher. The poet's table was set with very I old plates they were blocks of wood a foot square and two inches thick, wherein the plate proper was hollowed or du- Mr. Lee Page of Number Three was "These," the poet said, "are trench- a business visitor in Woodland Mills ers, real old medieval trenchers. We . . derive from them the phrase, 'a good rulay" trencher-man,' you know." Mrs- Jeff Roberts is the guest of her As he spoke he served his guests son, CharIeyRoberts, and family. With the hash of meat and potatoes Dr. Uar Glover was in Woodland that composed the frugal luncheon. Friday "The high cost of servants," he went " , . on, "makes the revival of the trencher Dr' father was called to the bedside a necessity for us poor poets. Now, ' Mr. Newt Whipple who is quite ill, friends, clean your trenchers like good Friday. frenchmen ; sop tlte gravy up with Prof and Mrs. a'F. Fowler motored bread ; then rum them over for the pie . Tt r,-. c . j course." to UnioQ City Saturday. The guests duly turned their trench- Mrs- E1Ia Glover of Union City, ers over, and there on the other side I spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. special factor es engaged in nothing waS another plate' dng or ho,,owed out Marshall. !fl 1:11 ulgS ;l,"o. " I ot the wood, just like the first one. - , else but making burglars' tools. Such factories are hidden away in back streets, and it is almost impossible to locate them. "Two plates in one," said the poet delightedly. "What a saving, eh?" As Night After Day. The scene was a bedroom in a sub- Cariba' Flashina Thunder Birri The Australian -thick-headed shrike urt .an1 f Parent was Prom- Woodland Friday Mrs. Dora Elks, of Clayton, spent Thursday night with friends in Wood land. ' Powell Glover, of the Community Pride vicinity, visited friends near Balked at Wearing Old Costumes. At Princess Mary's costume ball no one could be found to represent the fashion between 1880 and 1900, in the fashion parade. They were so ugly that no one would wear them! Crino lines were there, and other eccen tricities of fashion before arid after that period, but that time of bustles, full and heavy trimmings, big sleeves and ridiculous hats were voted out al together; they were not even eonsid ed funny or quaint enough to be ;;,i n a i':ice in the procession. Lou j ... Times. Of Course Notl A negro boarded a tramcar. After a word with the conductor, he shuf fled toward the door again. An inspector, who happened to be in the car. said to him, "surely you don't want to get off so soon and you haven't paid." "Ah want ter go ter Whopple street." said the negro, "an' de con ductah says dab's no slch place." "Well, there Isn't." said the con ductor. "Den dah's sure no good it ma gwlne dan." Edinburgh Scotsman. Baffin Land. Baffin Land, a brren insular tract in British Xorth America, lies between I ititude G1 degrees and 72 degrees north, with Lancaster sound on the north, Ratlin bay and Davis strait on 'lie east, the (lult of Bothnia and Fox t huL.iel on the west, and Hudson bay m the south. The r.rea is about 236,- iO square miles. It is inli:iV.;t?d by a few Eskimos, but is . .i i. , '--im. by v.l ". is about six inches long, rich-yellow below, with a Jet-black collar and a white throat, black head and partly black tall. It Is sometimes called the black-breasted fly-catcher and it has also a variety of French and New Latin names. In the mythology of some low tribes, such as the Caribs, Brazilians, Harvey Islanders, Karens, Bechunas and Basutos, there are legends of a flapping or flashing thunder bird. which seems to translate into myth the thought of thunder and lightning descending from the upper regions of the air, the-Jiome of the eagle and the vulture. enading the floor at a weird hour of the early morn, with his first-born in his arms. Many vain endeavors to soothe the infant's cries had been made, but the little one was laboring under, the Impression that things needed waking up and that lie was the person to do it. "It seems to me you knew what you were (Wo;it," groaned Plckelbury to his The Rev. Carlton filled his appoint ments at Mount Olive and Poplar Grove churches Saturday, Sunday and Sunday night. J. L. Glover and Frank Fowler went to Union City Sunday afternoon to hear Evangelist Ben Cox preach. Mrs. Fannie Graham and son, Mr. wife, "when you insisted on the child Johnson and bis wife of Christian, Ky., were the guests of their relatives, Mr, and Mrs. Henry Jackson, Thursday. Mrs. L. B. Isbell has returned home from Jackson where she had been visit Simple Life in India. In some parts of India, I discovered, clothes or the lack of them cause little concern; children up to six or eight years old wear absolutely noth ing. All the barberlng is done in the open street. For the most part, houses are sim ply built of clay, with brush thrown over the top. The better classes of natives pile into tenement houses as people do in the congested districts of New York City, and their ambition seems to be to crowd as many persons into a room as possible, and to have as many children as nature will per mit. World Traveler. being called 'Hugh.'" "What has his myne to do with his fretfulnessV" asked the uriuspielous wife. "Everything:" replied the wretched man. "You would cull him 'Ilnch,' you I ing her pareuts. Rev. and Mrs. I. N. know, and where there is a hue there's Penick. -London Tit-Bits, always a cry."- Our English Language. Misplaced phrases canst- many mis understandings. Here are -some col lected by Everybody's Mngazine from publications all over the country. The owners of apj'Ie trees, some of which have not boon looked after fcr years, art- undergoing pruning all through this section. "Special dining-room for Those from Route Three who attend ed the Beulah Baptist Association at Johnson's Grove Tuesday were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Parks, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Thomas and family, Dave Glo ver, M. L. Glover, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Glover, Mr. and Mrs Henry Jackson, Mrs C. F. Fowler. Perhaps there were others whom I failed to see. There was a large attendance and a splendid dinner on are ground. How- ladies, I ever, I shall not attempt to report the proceedings of the association as I steaks and chops." For Sale Five-room 'ume. all mod was nly present one day. ern. Good rhicken-liou.- i .'" A physician advises . :;.' v:.us m-v-r to spank a child on an ein, ;y Mc!!i; !i. Love of Nature. "What is your favorite flower?" "Well,'.' replied Farmer Corntossrf, "I guess an orchid is about as satis factory as any." "Orchids are beautiful, but rare. "That's why I favor 'em. There's, no chance of they're gettin' a start like daisies or dandelions an bavin' to be w e Hied out." Washington Star. eniy :? Ycu Juct a G;sture. Wb::t good did ii iU you i Jy yoiir siu.:t;iii i,t ;i.ut ::v!;i.o v'Oiihin'l !.;- i'Ax '.:' hii.i?" "Will." :ej'iiM! t:.s' Irsite fiinner. Tin !.-"tli' tii 'i.i (.:" :hM felVrs ll.in' ,ov ow: .:- V- .-.(. lie coui:in'l uvr '- : .--. '."- v;.y d.d I ., ,- ; i--:j. . , -c!,:ii..viit-? - ;'...l.:itijjl Mil A iis-i.. (J. P. CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR. The past week has been a busy one foi the Cumberland Presbyterian En d'avorers. Tuesday night there was s i executive committee meeting at 'he home of Miss Pearl White. Plans were laid for the coming month. More new members and the organi zation of new societies are the lead ing features of the monthly service program for October. Any churches or communities that are anxious to provide Christian training for their young people will please get in touch with Miss Hattie Stalcup, correspond ing secretary, Union City, Tenn., and a group of trained workers will be glad tb come to your church or .com munity and organize a Christian En deavor Society for you. Remember that Christian Endeavor is interde nominational. There , are societies (union) in every Protestant church in the world. TRAINING SCHOOL LOCALS. The High School pupils met and formed a literary society last Friday. The following officers were elected: President, Eugene Talley; Vice Pres ident, Robert George Bramham,; Sec retary, Catherine Edwards. A program will be rendered to-day. Josephine Everett spent the week end in Martin. Etheye Margaret Roberts is absent this week on account of illness. , The baseball second team defeated the Lindenwood first team here last Friday, 5 to 1. Coach Garrigan and Captain Tal ley have the football squad working hard In preparation for the first game here, Saturday, October 7, with the Trenton Wildcats. Trenton has a good, heavy team and a good opening game is expected. Manager Bram ham has arranged a hard schedule with some of the strongest teams in West Tennessee and Kentucky, and home fans will be given a treat this fall. Card of Thanks. I wish to express my thanks and appreciation 'o the friends and neigh bors for their kindness during the illness of my beloved companion, also thank them for the beautiful floral offerings. . May God's blessings be with you. O. H. JONES. PADUGAH DRUGGIST MAKES STATEMENT J. C. Mendenhall, Evansville, Ind. "You ask if we are .disposing of the one gross Mendenhall's Ohill Tonic, we have been purchasing from you monthly at retail, as this is an unusual quantity for a retail druggist to sell. For your informa tion will state that some of our best physicians are prescribing your chill tonic with better results than quinine or any medicine used for malaria, chills, fever, colds or grippe. We had a customer who was all run down, pale and emaci ated, had a very bad cough. Some physicians pronounced his case con sumption. One of our doctors pre scribed your chill tonic for him and after taking it for some time he was fully restored to health. He had a cough and chronic malaria," Lang Bros. Remember we make chill tonic, black label, free from arsenic; also chill tonic, red label, containing 20 minims of Fowler's Solution of Arsenic to each fluid ounce. Arsenic is indicated in chronic malaria, anaemia, inactive liver and spleen functional, nervous disorders and impoverished blood.