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The eagle. (Silver City, N.M.) 1894-1???, May 22, 1895, Image 13

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About One-Slxili of tho Encllsti l'.-rloill-ral
Ara lcvoto:l to Sport.
It may give some idea of the place of
sport in English life to the sedentary
American to say that is diilieult to find
an Englishman between 18 and 05, in
fair health, and not supported by the
rates, who is not a performer at some
kind of nporfc or interested in some
phase of it. Of the 073 reviews and
mngn::ine::j of a nonreligious character
printed in England, says the Forum,
one in i:i:; i ; h.rcly devoted to sonic
form of mU-'if-door iiportor pceupation.
Helvec:! :)'J and 1SS5, according to
a private ind.:: kept in the l.ritish mu
:;ei:n, there '.ere 2ü(i book's published
o;i t!:c on? wd.jejt of sport or athletics;
bj'.v.Tcn 15 v.ud Iti'M, 4P.2, and, nl-t.o:ij-;h
tho iigr.ren for the last five
yer.iii are noL at hand, the number of
boo1.:;) on 1 lie ame subjects promises to
be even I: if. almost forty books on
ro';f alone appearing during the last
Cw yi-.r.v;. lionises this list include
1")..':.; on .v, i.r, gcrmain to the subject,
::;;.' i as boo!;:; dcúLig with voyages.
ec.'Tapliy, hi.itory, biography und
trade, of which there were TM pub
lished in London in 189S, and probably
more than a thousand during the last
In a word, John Bull loves the fresh
air. He is a sportsman, an athlete, a
soldier, a sailor, a traveler, a colonist.
rather than a student, and all the fig
ures boar me out in making the state
ment. During those horrible days in
the Crimea, these sport-loving "young
barbarians" were "all at play" when
they were not fighting; racing their
ponies, getting up cricket matches, and
off shooting such game as there was,
One family the Pelhams have hunted
the lirocklesby pack of hounds for more
than 175 years.
It la tho Dace Occupied by the Protector
or tho I uiiilly.
"It is common enough," said Mr.
Gratcbar, according to the New York
Sun, "to sec a man sitting in the
aisle end of a pew in church get up on
the arrival of some other member ot
the family, step out into the aisle to let
the late comer in and then resume his
seat at the end of the pew. It seems to
mo that I have road that this custom
originated in New England in the early
days, when the men all sat by the aisle
so that they could seize their guns and
get out promptly in case of attack by
Indians. We don't have much to fear
from Indians nowadays, but the seat
by the aisle is still occupied by the head
of the family, lie stand, in thenisle
while the others pass in, and then
calmly takes his place in the end seat,
at the head of the line, as a sort of gen
eral protector.
".Sometimes in these days (we are so
very free from Indians now) the head
of the family thinks it is safe for him to
stay at home when he has a headache,
and then the young son takes his place.
1 imagine that he talks it over with his
mother on the way to church, so that it
is all understood. When they get to
the pew he stands in the aisle while hi.i
i.'.ters and his mother pass in. I fancy
that his sisters are rather glad when
they are all seated and no longer con
spicuous, but upon his .mother's face as
alio brushes past him into the pew there
is a smile of affectionate pride; and
then he takes his seat in his father's
place and sits there with fine boyish
Georgia CrncUors Actually Discover How
to Keep i o (I Out.
In "Cracker" cabins in north Georgia,
no matter how cold the weather, both
doors, back and front, stand open from
daylight till dark, the year through.
Thi:;, perhaps, is accounted for by the
fact that there are no windows in the
houses, and the doors are kept open for
One bitter cold winter's day, says an
j'.iange, while hunting for a work
man, a northern superintendent of the
Georgia Marble company went into
o'l'j ot these cabiu:i and found the
whole family, blue with cold, huddled
over a í jw pine stijks in the fireplace,
Every door was open and the icy wind
was sweeping through the room tin
liefore proceeding to business the
northerner banged to the doors, threw
several logs on the coals, and soon had
tilings steaming. As they grew comfort
able, he remarked:
"Now, don't you see how quickly you
warm up when you keep the wind out?
See what a difference it makes to shut
tho doors?"
The thawed-out Cracker turned to his
wife quite energetically and said:
"Wife, dunged if hit un't so! Don't
forget it. When hits cold artcr this,
le's shot tho do'."
Prices reasonable, and
satisfaction guaranteed.
Shop on Yankle Street.
Legal Notice.
Fulton J. Davidson, In the District Court,
vs. I Grant County New
Rothschild Brothers, f Mexico. Nov ember
ÜUH5 J term, 18!l.r. .
The defendants, Altiert Rothschild and Jul
ius Kothscliild. tloliiL' business under the llrm
name and slvle of Kothscliild Brothers, at
St. Louis, Mo., are hereby notified that suit
lias been brought against said firm by Fulton
J. Davidson. plaintiff, to recover tho sum of
One Hundred and Fifty Four Dollars and Ten
cents, claimed to be due by you to said plaln-
lltl and your property lias iieen aitacneu.
I'nless yon enter your appearance at
the November term of the District Court
to lie bciiun and holden In and for the
County of Unint and Territory of New
Mexico on the 1st h day of November, A. I).,
1H!C. judgment by default will lie taken
atfiilnst vou. W. B. Walton,
H. O. Hakuktt, Clerk.
Attorney for plaintiff. 5-8-Ü-5.
The Trench Colt.
The common belief is that the French
uro a Celtio race; but, according to M.
..viere, t'u Celt i i not evon t'.ie largest
v! "nont in that mixed ra called tho
i'lvneh. It is probable t'.iat they de
rivo much of their artistic faculty from
their savage ancestors in the stone ago,
who carved quite artistic designs with
a Hint burin on bones. The genuine
Celt does not appear to be particularly
r.rtistio. Tho Auvcrgnats are almost
pure Celt, und yet their reputation
mainly rests upon their capacities as
as cabmen. The true Celt. E. Riviere
asserts, is chicUy to be found in u belt
drawn across 1'ranca from Savoy to
Low lirittany. and he na3 not been
identified at all in the United Kingdom.
Klectrlc Tvet:i.
A case of electricity generated by a
plate of false teeth iK'jurred recently
in England. A man feeling a severe
pain in hij tongue consulted a doctor
and dentist, neither of whom could find
anything wrong, lie then went to an
electrician, who found that his false
teeth were fastened to the composition
plate with two metals. They wore con
nected by wires to a galvanometer,
which, as soon as the metals were
moistened by the saliva, showed a ur
rent, strong enough to cause ulceration
and severe pain. Tho plato was cov
ered with an insulating varnish, which
p-:t an end to the trouble.
It sells !or 25 cents, tot
may be had free by sub
scribers to THE EAGLE
who pay a year in advance.

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