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TURNED HIM INTO A FREAK.
Yoing Man's Unfortunate Experience With a "Ha r Wash." There is a young resident of the up per western section of the town who is blessed with dignity beyond his years, and vith a sister whose years, albeit these number but -4. are be yond her common sense, says the Xew York Press. One night, having an extra guest, and the sister being away at at seashore. '. i iks occupied his sis ter's room for the aight. Discovering on her toilet tab; a bottle marked hair wash, and t'r.nlnlng that perhaps s ! his own not ove: ' :xurian crop re "quired attention, lie appl!ed the con tents of the bottle Mber illy to his scalp locks, rubbing it in with thor oughness.' The U ,vv.ving du two hours before any Ir.ii.v.-s hot: e opened its doors, an individual with a slouch hat pulled down over his ears and having all the signs of dementia went speeding" down town on the subway express. Wild eyed and incoherent he sought the es tablishment of one of the best hair dressers in town. He has repeated his visit to the shop every mor-iing since that time and the specialist is slowly removing by occult processes known to his trade, the brilliant go id streaks which were so noticea'de a:nid the jetty black of the ren ahtdcr of the coiffuse. THEN HE STOPPED LAUGHING. Wifie's Simple Question Evidently Hard One to Answer. Five young men went into a store to buy a hat each. Seeing they were in a joking mood, the clerk said, "A"e you married?" They each said. "Yes." "Then I'll give a lat to the one who can truthf.tlly say .ie has not kissed any other wcvn hut his own wife since he was married." "Hand over a hat," said one of the party. "I've won it.". "When were you married?" "Yesterday," was the reply, and the hat was handed over. One of the others was laughing heartily whilst telling his wife the joke, but suddenly pulled up when she said: "I say, John, how was it you didn't bring one?" The Ghost of Trichinopoly. The ghost may be seen on most nights between the hours of 11 and 2 on the Tennur road. She is a most beautiful creature who walks out of the river with her clothes all wet, water dripping from her long silken tresses, and she carries in her right hand no. not a piece of soap nor an antiquated toothbrush merely a brass lotah. If any person attempts to ap proach her she merely points the fore finger of her left hand at him and he dies! The ghost was orir'nally one of the temple dancing girls famous all over the town for her striking beauty. The temple authorities raised objec tions to her bathing there and ordered her to creep out quietly at 11 every night and bathe in the river at Tennur where no one would see.her. This she did for some time, but another temple girl gave away the secret, with the re sult that the next night when bathing she heard the tramp of many feet and on rushing out to see what was the matter was accidentally knocked into the river and drowned by the crowd of men rushing to the riverside to see her. Madras Mail. Quite Preoared. The members of a ladies' ambulance class were being instructed the other day what to do in the case of a wounded artery in the arm or leg, namely, that the bleedi-.g might be stopped by tying a handkerchief tight ly over a pad with the aid of a ruler. The question was then asked: "How would you proceed in the case of a person bleeding from a bad wound in the head?" To this one of the young ladies vol unteered the following decisive rem edy: "I would tie a handkerchief round the neck, apply a pad to the throat, and with a ruler inserted under the knot at the back of. the neck, tighten the handkerchief till the bleeding ceased." Delilah's Little Joke. Samson awakened suddenly and dis covered that Delilah was chopping his hair without any regard to the latest styles in the ancient toiisorial par lors. "What ails you?" thundered Sam son. "Can't you cut my hair straight without taking so many hacks?" Delilah smiled over her huge shears. "All right, pet," she assured. "After this I will take automobiles." Refusing to crack a smile at Deli lah's alleged wit. Samson put on his shin guards and rushed out to join a football team. Chicago Daily News. The Dread of Riches. The man of ten dollars a week in come had just been rejected. Vain ly he pleaded to have the case re opened. "No, George," said the girl, firmly, "I have read that all millionaires be gin on ten dollar a week or less, and I deea myself unworthy to be the wife of a millionaire. Some poor fellow with about $20,000 a year might catch me, though," she added, thoughtfully. Like Attracting Like. "Do you see any good reason why a doctor should not also be a poet?" "Certainly not; isn't poetry a drug in the market?" TREASURE IN AN OLD HOUSE. Neheinish Cutter, cf Arlington, Had Stewed Away $15,CC0. In the old Cutter house, on the Lex uigton roa'i. in Arlington, a recent search has brought to light money. notes and certificates amounting in ready value to $15,000 and upwa I he treasure belongs to Xehemiah Cutter, who lived in the house with his sister, Lucy Cutter, until he was taken away to a hospital a few days ago. Miss Cutter knew that her brother had money secreted in his room, but neither she nor anvbodv else suspected that there was more man a numired dollars or so, savs the Boston Transcript. After the brother's removal, Miss Cutter was in need of monev. She called in the family solicitor, B. B .lohnson. of Waltham, who is also a somewhat distant relative of Mr. Ci ter, . and together they searched the brothers' apartments. They found that instead of a few hundred dollars there was nearly $15,000 in actual cash, besides stocks and bond wnicn, wiiii tne interest coupons, which had not been cashed for years. will possibly double the amount. The money has been placed in the Wal tham National bank, deposited bv Mr. Johnson as guardian for Cutler. ine cv.irer property, wnicn is on the main road to Lexington and Cc:i cord, was deeded to the family ": l(4o, and from that day until the present some member of the i'ami'y has resided on the spot. Xehemiah Cutter, great-grandfather of the pres ent Xehemiah. was the first owner, and from him the property passed to the hands of his son, Xeheriiah. who in turn willed it to his son Llijah. and so it reached the hands of the pres ent Xehemiah. Although no general search has b:-e:i ijiade in other parts of th- hou:-e. it is not i nought that Cutter has any money hidden elsewhere, for he guarded his own room with such care that it was quite apparent that there was the source of his wealth. Neighbors c " the Cutters were greatly surpr.sd when they learned of the amount of money which had been found in the house. The family lias never made any pretensions, the old man going about with t lire-J bare clothes, while the house itself, with all its collection of outlying sheds, was much in need of re;. air. Men as Public Mirror Gazers. Persons v.iio dig chewing gu:n and candy from slot machines, having com plained all summer because the ma chines were not cooled with ice or electric fans to prevent the melting oi the contents, have another growl. At the Brooklyn bridge station of the subway recently a girl in a short raspberry pink suit, severely plain (though she wasn't), and a hat at such an angle it looked as if it were pinned to the right ear, complained to three other young women that it was almost impossible to get near the slo, machines, there were always so many men looking in the glass and fixing Uieir neckties and collars. "Why, be fore those slot machines with mirrors were put in the subway," said she, "some men told us women were so vain they would fight to get a peep in the glass. Well, look at the thousands rushing down here every day and you'll find a tremendous majority of those who pause before the mirrors are not of the so-called vainer sex." Enjoyment at the Dining Table. There isn't much question that most of us wouid get along better if a little more attention were given to masti cation, if we ate less meat indeed, less of everything; but there are so many other offenses against good physiology more serious in their re sults and almost equally prevalent that the layman may be excused for skepticism as to the necessity for political economists deserting their own field to push the cause of the chewers. A man who consistently chews each mouthful of custard 47 times through life may have a chance of living to be a 100 a fraction of a point better than the man who bolts butter cakes whole, but the latter dur ing his shorter earthly sojourn, hav ing his attention less closely fixed on his stomach, niav actually do more good in the world than the human hashing machine. New York Globe. Constancy. A story is told of Gen. Sir Alfred Horsford. who believed in a celibate army. A soldier ence sought his per mission to marry, saying he had two good conduct badges and $25 in the savings bank. "Well, go away," said Sir Alfred, "and if you come back this day year in the same mind you shall marry. I'll keep the vacancy." On the anniversary the soldier repeated his request. "But do you really, after a year, want to marry?" "Yes. sir. very much." "Sargeant major, take his name down. Yes. you may marry. I never believed there was so much constancy in man or woman. Right face; quick march!" As the man left the room, turning his head, he said, "Thank you, sir; it isn't the same woman." Guessing at It. "I neglected to ask that last pa tient what his occupation is," said the new attendant at the hospital. "Shall I leave that record blank?" "What was the matter with him?" asked the resident physician. "Injured at the back of the spine " "Put him down as a book agent." The Retort Feminine. "That odious Mrs. Brassey sent over this afternoon to borrow my best parasol. She said her parasol didn't quite match her gown." "What did you tell her?" gown" THE ANGEL CHILD'S LESSON. ! Didn't Result as the Penurious Parent Had Hoped, but the A. C. Had Fun. The penurious parent had been in structing ihe angel child in the art of saving. The angel child had listened dutifully, and when the P. P. present ed it with a patent savings bank the A. C. agreed to put all the nickels he got into the bank. At the end of the week of persistent begging from the other members o: the family the A. C. gazed into the patent bank and discovered that he had $4.00. "Oh, papa!" said the A. C, its dim pled physiognomy erupted with smiles. "I need only two more nickels to have the required $5. Have I not been a good boy to not spend them one bj one as I used to do?" "You have, my child," replied the P. P. proudly, "and to show yen th; the reward of economy is a comfor' able bank account. I will now giv you the money to fill your bank. I. ca:t then be opened and your mone placed in the big bank down town." laying which he handed the A. C two nickels and the little one .dance.! away hai py. "This only goes to show." said th P. P. to his yoke nitre, "tiiat the ir. cuication of right ideas cannot be;.-,i o: soon with ch;H;vn. It is mrel. he forerunner of a ir eai a.ui glurioi areer for our child: and ! fe ! th::" e will look back u.on ilua n:?:no.' :i his after years, and iwiii.ricv wd'. i.!e the tact that I tautrht him lh- t principles of good cki;'.r:5"-ip." Having gotten ivhieh sentiment cit -t' his system, tlw P. P. t-":l to pern ng the financial gossip of the Eve:, ng Exciter. And meanwhile the angel child, ha j.ushed the two coins into th ank. gave it the proper twist ami Jumped the contents into his ha :'hen he proceeded to sneak around he corner, gather up ten or 15 of hif illey acquaintances, and blow then :ff to soda, ice cream and cubeb cigar Ttes at the nearest confectionery, re turning home with an empty bank bu a full stomach. Moral: You can't teach a young dog old tricks. Judge. Qualities of Arab Horse. Our present thoroughbred is a liv ing witness of the Arab's capability as a founder and creator of racers. Himself a natural racer, bred through centuries for running rather than draft, bred also for speed and stay, the Arab possesses every gift and qualification, courage, docility, tem per, endurance, action, determination. If he cannot go with the flyers of the course, bred and trained solely for speed, neither can he be called slow. He has run two miles with Derby weight up in 3:48, yet on the course he keeps nearly to his normal speed. Long or short, his race is run true from end to end; moreover, so excellent are his temper and consti tution that he stands training for years and years and has been known to win races in his teens. In the point of endurance no other horse is worthy to be named with him. Under the trying Indian sun the two little Arabs, Honeysuckle and iirayleg. were matched for two-mile heats, best three in five. It took seven heats to decide the match, and three of them were dead heats. Country Life in America. Shaw in the Pie Belt. Secretary Shaw paid a visit to the pie belt region of New England the past summer. He stopped one night at a small country hotel, where the youthfui daughter of the proprietor officiated as waitress. Seating himself at the breakfast table the next morning, Mr. Shaw asked: "Have you any breakfast food, young lady?" The ingenuous little Vermonter stared perplexedly at the secretary, cast her eyes with significance over the well laden table, upon which was spread the usual assortment of pre serves, jellies, pickles, Worcestershire sauce, ham, eggs and bread, and stam mered out: "Excuse me, sir, but what did you want?" "Why, some breakfast food, please," repeated Secretary Shaw, politely. The girl frowned, and then, with sudden illumination of the distin guished guest's meaning, replied libly: "Oh, yes, sir; we have apple, pump kin, gooseberry, and I believe squash pie!" And she hurried from the room to execute Secretary Shaw's order. Dipsomania. Charles J. Douglas defines dipso mania as an abnormal demand of the nervous system, either constant or periodic, for the drug action of alco hol a demand so strong that the pa tient takes the alcohol in spite of his earnest wish and effort to avoid it. Dipsomania partakes of the na ture of both a neurosis and a psy chosis, the predisposing cause being a nervous system that is peculiarly susceptible to the poisonous or in toxicating action of alcohol. Dipsomania is a curable disease and not a mere habit, says the Medical Record. The patient should be re moved from home, with all its cus tomary surroundings, and devote him self to the business of being cured. In the majority of cases the writer administers some remedies hypoder mically at stated hours. He usually prescribes alcoholic liquors during the first few days of treatment, grad ually withdrawing them. Milk and raw eggs are probably th best nutriment. Apomorphine is ri most prompt and effective hypnotic. MADE RIDER A HERO: BALKY MULE GAVE SOLDIER FIRST STEP IN CAREER. 'Kasterlitzky's Animal Refused to Re treat and Charged the Enemy, Action Turning Defeat Into Victory. One of the central figures in the riots and battles between Americans and Mexican miners at Cananea was Lieut. Col. Kasterlitzky of the Mexican army. This daring fighter is not a Mexi can, but, as his name implies, a native j of Poland. Coming to the United itates at 15 years of age. he gained a good knowledge of English and drifted into Mexico. There he joined the Mexican regu lar army, and now, at 45 years of age, is known as one of the most intrepid soldiers the republic has. It has been claimed that Kaster litzky was trained in the United States army, but officers of the department of Colorado say that he never wa in the army. His love of personal lib erty and his inst'n.ets as a soldier ot fortune was dovt k-ued here. Col. Kaste:!it:.ky is a tall, wiry, strongly baik man. trained in all the art of his calling, a id one of the best .-'.hots in the ricxlcan army. He is probably the best man in that country Jo cope with a mob. The cclcr.el. who is a Pole of nobl blood, ca.ne to the United States at an early age and enlist ui in the reg ular army. While stationed at El Paso, so the story goes, he struck an officer of the army for a fancied in sult. Knowing th"1 severe p.in!s. merit which would be vl.dted on him he lied across the Rio Grande into .Mexico. He found it impossible to get a com mission in the Mexican army, and. as the privates in thaf country are re cruited from the criminal classes, he could hardly enlist. Knowing all about horses he was finally .attached to the army in the capacity of a horseshoer. When on a campaign in Siona his company was attacked by a band of Yaqui Indians. The commanding officer of the Mexi cans ordered a masterly retreat. The horseshoer was mounted on a mule, which, with true obstinacy, refused to retreat, but broke into a gallop, head- ed toward the enemy. Kasterllt'Ky could not check his steed, so he drew tnougn its vahie even as tradition, a pistol and shouted for the Mexican j hag been autnorjativelv impugned, soldiers to follow him. They did so, , gt Sw!thin was a bishop of Winches and the enemy was put to flight. For , ter who after hig death in S62t was this act of involuntary valor Raster-; canonized by tho ,)0,)e. It is said that litzky was made an officer and has he nad exnressed a wish to 0e buried steadily advanced until he is now a : -n the open chm.chvard and not, as colonel. was USUal in the case of bishops, in Once at Magdalena, in the state of . the cnancel of the cathedral. Some Sonora, where the colonel was m com- j Ume afterwards however, the monks mand of the barracks, he entertained . ()f the establisliment were seized with an American friend. The next morn- ( a fit of ous indi.nation at the mg. wnue uressmg. me visiwi ucm some gun shots. When he met his host at breakfast he asked the cause of the firing, and the colonel told him he had just had three soldiers shot. He was asked what they were charged with, and replied: "Nothing in par ticular. We just shot them to keep up discipline." Indianapolis Star. Seth Got His Store Boots. An ex-mayor of one of our Massn- T,on(tD i!tinc nnt 1 0(10 lllilGS frOUl Chelsea recentlv related to me an . . ... . , om-K- ii.nv says a writer in the Boston Herald, He was born and spent his boyhood mo Tt wn Hip cus- Si He in York county, Me. ,invC t'n hnvo lonthnr on hand and employ a local shoemaker . character in relation to the condition to come to the house and make up of the weather for the ensuing six and repair a supply of shoes for the weeks. coming vear. Col. Day, the man em-' But when our forefathers were con ployed in that section, was not a very , tent to limit themselves to a less ex stv ish or finished workman, and as tensive fie d of prophetic yision-when the country stores had begun to keep I "stead of undertaking to settle the boots the future mayor informed him : weather for weeks or months before that he need not make him any boots, hand, they simply attempted to pro- fc i,m nnir of stnr vide against the changes immediately na uc oi'uu'u m-1- " i boots. Day was angry, and said: "You are stuck ui). I want you to know that better men than you wear my make of boots. John Ham, iir rfiin-psentative. wore a pair ot coma Lilt; ociii. Tramps Resemble Apes. ' There is a striking resemblance be- tween tramps and apes, according to i Dr. J. Wilson Rhodes, chairman of the central committee of poor law conferences, savs the "London Ex- press, "If," he said, "you walk with an unemployed procession for about half a mile and study the tramps you will see that a great many of them are of the degenerate type. "They have a peculiar walk with them, and it is like that of an an thropoid ape. "I have watched the tramps in Ensland. on the continent, and in America, and all the world over there is a great similarity between them. "We must discourage the growth of the class of men who more nearly resemble apes year after year." Site for Charlemagne. Charlemagne, though interred at Aix-la-Chapelie, and regarded as an t ancestor by the German emperor, is ' nevertheless claimed as a Frenchman ; bv the majority of modern Gauls. Their interest in the great emperor, however, does not extend to the point of providing a definite site for his monument, which for 20 years has occupied a temporary wooden pedestal on the banks of the Seine, within the precincts of Notre Dame. A movement is now on foot to have an appropriate pedestal set up for the statue, which is covered with waterproof canvas. i our representative, wore a pair 01 , - my make to Augusta last winter." or reasoning, but on simple ob But Seth got his store shoes just i servation and experience. Everybody t ic fi.Tnlini- with rnn rnrt WEATHER PROVERBS , MANY, BASED ON OBSERVATION, ARE RELIABLE. Not All the Familiar Verses Dealing with Meteorological Subjects Are Absurdities Some Notable Excections. The agriculturist and the husband :an, and indeed all those whose con itions of life force them to rely upon ;e soil for the means of subsistence. e so dependent upon the changes of nperature and the alternations of ,ul and fair, wet and dry, that it is ot surprising that questions regard- j .lg tlie weather should from time im memorial have been made a subject or particular attention. Long, there ore, before there was any meteorolog cal bureau to enlighten the world .vith its scientific predictions, people ! liad begun to study the face of the sky. the shifting of the wind, and the changes of the moon, and to embody the results of their observations in rough and ready rhymes and proverbs for the guidance of themselves and those who should follow in their steps. These opinions, as usual, found ex pression in verse. For instance, there was an old Latin stanza which was very popular, and of which the follow ing lines forms one of several English versions: "If St. Paul's Day be fair ami clear. It doth betide a happy year: If blustering' winds do blow aloft. Then wars will trouble our realms full oft; And if it chanced to snow or rain. Then will be dear all sorts of grain!" Even more important for the weather-wise of the past was the 15th of July, a day which, as the feast of St. Swithin. is even to-day by no means shorn of all its former reputation. In England, at all events, it is not un usual to hear people of some pretense to education, frequently in joke, per haps, but sometimes partly in earn est, remark that as St. Swithin's day is wet or dry (as the case may be), so for 40 days thereafter there would be a continuance of the same kind of j weather. Thus the old rhyme ran: "St. Swithin's Day. if thou dost rain For forty days it will remain: St. Swithin's Day. if thou be fair. For forty days 'twill rain no more." The commonly accepted explanation j of thig ancient .ind widespread super- ( etitinn is rnn em-inns in lie omitted. thought that so great and good a man should sleep his last sleep in so hum ble, and, for a saint, so unseemly a spot: and heedless of his well remem bered desire, they determined to con vey the body in great state into the cathedral and reinter it there. But just as they were on the point of their operations a heavy rain burst forth, which continued without inter mission for 40 succeeding days. The monks ever ready to regard any de- parture from the ordinary course of nature in a miraculous light, at once interpreted the tempest as a special warning from heaven and relinquished their undertaking whence it is said St. Swithin's day derived its prophetic ; approaching, they were a great deal more successful. Many of the wise ' saws upon which they placed such im plicit reliance are not to be laughed at or thrown aside with scorn, basod though thev were, not upon scientific 1 aumiuo. io uiiwuu. - suppose. little verse which runs: "A rainbow in the morning Is the shepherd's warning: A rainbow at night Is the shepherd's delight." But not everybody who repeats it is aware that a statement which it con- i tains is capable of scientific verilica- ' tion. So, too. with such common j adages as j ..If re(1 th. sun i.-ins his race, t iia sure tho r.sin will fall apace." And "Evening red and morning gray Set the traveler on his way: Evening gray and morning red Bring down rain upon his head." Are something more than old wives' fables, for they embody at least a 1 rough approximation to establish truth. Both of these latter proverbs, indeed, seem to be fashioned directly upon words found in the gospel of St. Matthew, where we read (chapter xvi. ) : "In the morning, ye say it will bt foul weather to-day, for the sky is read and lowering;" and again, "When jt s evening, ye say it will be fair weather. for the sun is red." An Exception. "Well, there's this much about it." said the talkative man, "when a fel low starts to do anything he can always succeed if he only sticks to it." "Yes?" replied the quiet man. "How about when you start to remove a sheet of sticky fly paper that you've sat down upon?" ' m ESTATEJS1SS0GBAPH t Ui'l i-MKI- IVKP.KM h. . . II KICIIAl:i. i:ki;.n . . k- -i fi'.niKir. it: km :: Kit lock Afflracisraaa Heptiaicr of Loans. ' Transfers for week ending Xovemler 17. 100';: 1 WAKUAXTY PKKD5. W E Benson to A L Dawson, e2 ; s-.v4 .IS. .TT 63,100 ; M J Alex tud r to E F Brown, lots U i.nd It;, block 'J. Maitland j J R Mii.ton to M A Herring, 5a i in F,rteseue ; J K MinU.n to A M Homing. j'a ; in Fortpscue ( A G Drake to 11 L Marrow, n2 lot ; 5. block 3, Mouiid City j MISCELLANEOUS DEEDS. M D Walker public admr to J S i Brown, 20 1 in 29, CO. US Johu G Cowan will to heirs ' .James Anderson, will and property to wife M D Walker, public 'admr to EN Bui cess ami E Crow.'lots 13 and 14. block 50. lots 1, 2 and 3.blocl? GOO 100 100 4.5C0 1,000 ' 49, Forest R H Martin, by shmff, to Sarah Davis, lots 4 5, G and 7, block 2, Maitland tjUlT CLAIMS. J W Robert-.. ii to G W Coiten.lot 1, block l,Deorss 2d iu'-d Forbes P Stewart to J D Morris, laud in :?3 and 28, 01. 39 G P McDowell to J D Morris.iand in 33 ai d 23. Gl. 39 L P Sentiifv to J A Lease, part block 33 For- st i;it 2,500 500 t 0 Governor Folk has drafted a strin gent anti-lobby law which will be intro duced on the first t.ay ofthc coming session of the legislature. If enacted into law, not even the representatives of the btate institutions will be permitted upon the lloor of either branch of ihe general nes rubly. An emergency clause of the bill wi 1 niii'ie it no into operation ininittliaudy after it has passed both ' houses of the legislature and been signed by the goven or. The penalty for viola tion is a fine or iiuprisoutrienr.or both. By the election of officers at S". Louis oo Thursday f hist week, the first ep toward the permanent organization of the Lakes to tbe-G if Deep Water- ! ways association were taken. i A DAI LIT FAPER , . cm New $Jntil Jan ist, 1906 ri- nt St Joseph Str i :he Peoplc't paper of Missouri and adjoiniru t. tes. A complete and up-to-dst' vc-ning paper in every respect. Send your order louay to The Star . JOSEPH. Pit Dragging Down Pains are a symptom of tne most serious trouble which can attack a woman, viz: falling of the womb. 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