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V? ' f 1H? OIH' R FFLLOW'3 JOB. 1
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/ There's a craze among us mortals that is ((
/ / ci'iiel hard lo name,
/ /lift'1" - HOl> er V?u * human you will '
1 J\ jfty tind the ease the same;
ion may seek among the worst of men or g
rtrr seek among the beat, ^
And you'll ind that every person is pre- I
,7 ci^ey like the rest. _ '
f s 'Each believes that his real calling is along n
I some other line j,
/ Than the one at which he's working?take,
J for instance, yoi'vj and mine;
1' rom iiu? iiu'iiium I creature 10
the leadcr of tip, ?. I
There'll a universal J ^ .iii for "tlie other i
fellow's job." r
There are millions of positions in the busy
world to-day, 0
Kaoli a drudge to nim who holds it, but to s
him who doesn't play; > Every
farmer's broken-hearted that in
yontli lie missed his call,
While that pa rue unhaptiy farmer is the
envy of us nil.
Any tnsk y>u ear'1 to mention seems a
\ astly better lot v
Than the one e-neeial something whieli s
you happen to have K?t. t
There's hut <> ie s.iro way to smother envy's
heartache and her sob;
Keep !<*'> busy ai y.r.u- hwii to want "the '
other fellow's job." li
-^Success. j.
-" " WaWW ViViViViViViWi
Dy Gertrude F. Lynch.
v.'.v.'.v.'/.v.v.w.vv.v.v.v. n
11K fifth lloor was in a l>ig
^ J/ hmidiug. u-nautcd by poor
O O Imdielor girls ami
^ ?dri\ T!k> (lights of stairs
^*OW wore long ami narrow, anil t
tho ( ii'l'ldors iliirk ?!id grewsome.
There were ?m slnrios about the
)n>i:,se, which might ur mighl not be
explained, accord 'ig lo the credulity
of the iIs;"a 'is. It had the roputalion (
of beii g liaunit."!.
'1 he young woman who tolil me this
was one of tliu bachelor class referred n
t<>. Jli-r room was at the extreme end
i<i iiit> long corridor wliicli traversed g
tiic tilth Hour. 1'assage up the stairs
r.iul through the corridors in the daytime
was disagreeable; in the night
it was :i journey fraught with peculiar
horror, tor she was a young person of
many fears. She v as afraid of aeci- tl
d-nts, of sickness: she was afraid sho
vouid fall in love and afraid she would
not have the chance; afraid of strange
dogs and of the cars, afraid of the
dark%aml of the future. Ilut nil these
paled into insignificance in comparison
"with fear of the flftli Uoor after twil
4 1-1! i
One iiiirlit curiosity ami loneliness Is
led her to accept an invitation to a
party. As l'J o'clock struck the lamps
in the room were turned out and a dish J
of burning salt was placed in the s<
centre of the apartment; about its ' b
weird, bine t!ainrs pimst stories from !
lejieml or experience were narrated in : II
Kv-pidchral tones. Cold chills ran down ' t<
the spine of-Jhe resident r?f tlir> ilftli 1 1>:
ymtr niivA. " """ j *
siwcoochmI panic tho I In
aia'supposed to k*'Pi It-^j up (ho | t
Hooma to lmvru^ 4v* '.hhI ihroufcli tfio
< i^ ^inoil to grip lier
jitcii to lior door by a V
rollicking crowd. Ainl then shn was 1(1
nloiio in llr? clinic hall. >'h?? felt for
tin* oamllo and Miitchcs she had loft
liXar the door; soiih1 coiisciencok'ss
lodircr hull )!> ? iviioi" .....i he
tli"iv whs nothing to do hut crouch 01
in 1110 corner until dawn or begin her
P n'Hous (rip. If slie crouched some- "
thing might pet her, nnd at least if
slu.' eo\i!d reach her own room there 1
wonhl lie li'lifj for she tool wisely '''
left her light burning. ( 1
She crept to tlie stairs and listened
? s.lenco profound; then with footsteps f
wlii< h souniled weirdly in tlio old place, 1
f!it- ran lightly nr> tlio lirst lliuht, not
sioppin.!.; to hrcallie until 11??? landing
us iyaehod, when tlu? hcniing of her "
lionet foVC'6tl her to wait.
?on<3(lilii? was in tlio dark with her; ol
kIk- Ml i! tirst, thou .sho hoard It, a
p.oai'hy, indos-riliahie sound, a soft nl
thud, a pause, nnd tlion Uy> thud again. "
It was lirliUc any youu 1 she had over ''
lizard I r. vi?; !( v.as on t!ie stairs l?ack
of hor, coining toward hor.
She >p"d nloiur the corridor of tlio "
socond f.oor. Tlio ciuiot was so intorso
tl at tho approach r>f tlio Unknown
A wo was magnified to hor nor |
vousnes* into thunder claps of sound. u
looked npprehenstveiy over her
shoulder; there wax nothing to he seen; si
only the thud, thud, of the Something.
I'p the third ti!jrl?t sIk> ran, her limbs 1
alrea-'y giving premonitions of coming 1
revolt. As hpr own Advance was "less
rapid, she was conscious that the Terror's
grew. Ov(' ?nlder nirain j,
her eyes moved; r?l / ^ M'" ' v< light
j 'I g K- VP"* ,i
In llii" Mil ^ I * k(by ?
ic. she could si 1 V? *,
while. It Iff* ;\ pliof OuVK ntig I
through spare. lii | v
I'p nuotht-r (Us. XjjntVfor
tlio rilfixation <l7Kp8ffl^j ? i
pO.VSfSsion of h'M\ 'I'll?. ^ 4 jj
Imiciin in the soimhI hnrk of hor. niui as
tho Alal;or of it passed jiurain hy n
I _'loomy eoruor, i'K pho^horosronoe j
caiiuht ami rOtahied for : second what j
li'/lii there was. Irushed inu<lly
nioiiK. tin1 1 a<-i urn us course wns !
7.'m-'/.na. the only s.'iviiiic i;ra < -.?. Iter |
feet welched tons. Iior throat was dry, ^
Bhe tri<<i in vain to s roam.
There was another flight and tho last j ,
corridor, at the end of which her door
stood Invitingly open. She feared robbery
loss than an iniwelcntned return. (
She did not look over Iter shoulder ,
ngain, Tor it was nltnos! upon her. ,
lillt us *lie clutched III" door to close
It behind her her e.ves involuntarily ]
fell on the Pursuer the ghastly lumin f
oiis atroell.v leaving in ils yake a
strenm of white as far a< l.er eye could
follow She had never thought Iwfore
of tile possibility of a ghost having ]
blood, but the idea shuddered in her >
rnimi in ii ii in- v lull veins, in thorn 1 i
voulil run j11>i siii li a (hick, opiiipic , i
n t <h :>s mtit'kfiI iin* |>11:11 of tiii> up- | i
|MIV|||IV WOlllldi'll SpOl'tl'l*.
Klio litin IciiiIimI tin* dour, nnd as she i
did s i -olin'lliln^ WHS hlll'li'il against
II 11,i re was mi mvful crush, tho door i
sliouk and (lie pleccs uf hi ii'-a-hriio
trembled in their place*. u picture |
loo?oly ifidlci) if!I i'< tin' ground -tlion
(.'Mini -tli'Mri', , '.lu'iiiid, i inpenotrnhlo, i
Mil' (li|*t?\v lii'".-. IT on (lif bed, truui* i
I'Tln . luivii ;,' 1 ghfed .ill Iho lamps in '
Hif' i "in.:i/id a stray enndlo, ft was i
' not til' dawn reddened the sky tlutt she
f<JI flsle< [?, lii r hnnj* ejitxylned ?pns- ;
( '
nodlcally about n - bit of rope wltb
vhlch she liail fastened tbo door knob
o a chair, on which, in turn, Blip hud
'iled a case of books.
It was late the next morning when
he arose and dressed. She heard the
on ml of a broom in the corridor and
ts domesticity inspired her with cour*
igo to open the door. Mrs. O'Flnna'iin
!lu? lntiltr?>s? wns swoonltisp viir
>rously. A little way from her Rill
at. l'.'.i head done up in plaster strips,
{ill was the live-toed eat of the First
"What do yer s'pose that dratted
at done?" said Mrs. O'Flanagan, as
lie rested 011 the broojn handle and
'a cod the Resident of the Fifth Floor.
The Resident looked Interrogative.
"Cot his head jammed into the big
dteher an' must hev run up stairs that
ray and fell-up fornlnst your door;
ueh a mess, he left a trail of milk all
he way. I hope lie didn't wake yer?"
"No, lie didn't wake me." said the
tesldent of the Fifth Floor, as she
if ted her gown from a pool and gazed
eproaohfnlly at the plastered eat.?
few York News. ?
-llilrst tor wisdom.
"Say, pop."
"Haiti heads is funny things, ain't
hey, pop?"
"I'm?1 guess so."
"Say, pop."
"I'm busy reading, Tommy. C.o
"Hut, pop?what makes bald heads?"
"Hard thinking, my son."
"That what made you bald headed?"
"Why ain't mamma bald headed,
(No answer.)
"Why ain't mamma bald headed?
'an't she think any?"
(Uneasiness on p;irt of pop.)
"Tommy, if you don't stop bothering
ue, I'll send you to hod!"
(Long silence, l'op thinks he has foi^
otton it.)
(No answer.)
"Say, pop."
"Bet our now ' baby 1? a great
(No answer.)
"He doesn't show it, though."
(Another silence.)
" 'Ceptin' hy his bald head." ,
<No answer.)
' Tommy, if you don't M
"Hut, pop?are you sure a bald head
i a si?ii of hard tliinkin'?"
' Yos, wliy?"
"Hecause I heard Squire Wigffs ask
mlge Snibberly what made your head
> bald, and lie said it was due to a
ml case of mattermony "
(And out in the woodshed Tommy
ftcnl up his voice in anguish ami bit>riy
repented iiiin that once moiy lie
ul brought down sorrow upot/ liis
ad through liis i.7.ST?ne < ravmg after
JstZom.)?Sau Francisco Builytin.
Kqulno Intelligence. J
A Boston gentleman connect id with
le National Tube Works, scuds' us Hie
blowing, for the truth of which lie
My friend was a ship builder; his
lipyard was some miles from his
mse, which distance lie had to cover
i horseback. lie had a white horse
at had served him long and faithilly
in this capacity.
One day his horse fell for some cause
at I do not remember, and he was
rown to the ground and severely
it on tne neau.
lie was unconscious for some time,
ul when he "came to," found the
>rse standing by him.
Arior a wnne iu> gathered himself
> and attempted to mount the horse,
it every time he tried fell back.
Finally the horse walked to the side
' a large rock which stood near. The
>ntlcman crawled along to It and
fter hard work got on the horse, and
len the horse walked slowly and
trefully home with him, the rider
(dug in n semiconscious condition,
he family removed hlin from tho
Di*se on his arrival home and put him
i bed. 1I<- was a long while reeover>g
from this accident. nrul one day
hen convalescing, the horse, being
rought to the window where the
ontleman sat, showed unmistakable
gns of pleasure at seeing his master
nee more. The gentleman is still
ving and can corroborate this trua
orse story.
Wittt-limaii'* Comjillrnteil Tt?*k.
A watchman who had been engaged
y the directors of an Australian bank
ad brought with him good recommeiiations
The chairman of the board
i'1'A for him. and nroceeded to "nost
im up" as to liis hi ties.
"Well, James," ho began, "this la
our first Jot) of this kind, Isn't It?"
"Yes, sir."
"Your duty must lip lo exercise vigl?
"Yes, sir."
"No stranger must he allowed to ener
the hank at night under any pre*
ext whatever."
"So, sir."
' And our manager lie Is a good man,
lonest and trustworthy; but it will \>*
our duty t<> keep your eye on him.
"But It wlil be hard to wntch two
lien imd the I>aink nt (he same time."
"Two men? How?"
' Why, Kir, it was only yesterday that
he manager enlled me In for a talk,
ind he said you were one of the best
nen In the City, hut it would be just
is well to keep both eyes on you. and
et the directors know if you hung
ibout after hours." London Answer*.
Snnke Culture In A il<?< r?l lit.
Snakes, according to the prevailing
Popular notion, should be killed at
sight 08 utterly useless ami positively
langerous creatures, l>u( in Australia
hey are now- being systematically
eared for the sake of their skins,
which have a considerable eomnieri'ial
value In f.omlon, Paris and New
York. Snake skin Is the most fashion
nble material for slippers, hells, hags
purses, eard eases, jewel boxes, drfss
Ing table accessories, < te. Rabbit
I rappers supplement their means con
shlerably by cfi.^I ing young snake?
ruid extracting the poisonous fangs
The blacks are also expert snake catch
ctk. To Ihom tlio snake Is nil agrpo
>iI>lo nrtlolo of (lift. Koimus City Jour
ual. ^
' * V / .
The Wok-Wok Most Dre<
He's h Itaboon ?;iiosl and Kn
?Trial by Ordeal Still I1
Child by Hie Offer oI C!
HE Zamboanga (Philippine
i a" Islands) correspondent to
O T ? "ie 'Sow ^-or^ Sun, writes:
^ The wok-wok ia a hairy
ghost devil. He is a baboon,
mi go, long limbed, Irresistibly
strong, who comes out only in the
dark to carry one off for murder, lie
is invulnerable to wounds and iiuinor,
tal. lie lives altogether on the south
ern lsianus, ami principally loves iu
hide in wait in the darkest corners
of tlio coeoauut grove at night,
i There is only one thing that can
really bailie a wok-wok, and that is
water. That Is one reason why the
| Moros love to build their houses on
I tiny piers above >he sea. No one cares
I to have wok-woks prowling about.
Now and then you can see a line
- of torches, made of bundles of grass
tied on a pole, bobbing along through
the darkness. The palms east ghostly
' shadows, dancing across the trail
| ahead. A little moon shows the shapes
of unnamed horrors against the sky.
' Often the torches halt and huddle,
wavering in a hunch, ion know what
that means. A belated party of Moros
is hurrying homeward, and far off,
weird, mysterious in tin* underbrush
some rustling sends shivers of fear
through the loneliness. Allah knows
it is a wild pig, but how can mortal
J tell rhat it is not the warning of a
w i;, crawling nearer and nearer
through Hit' gloom on his prey?
In Siassi they have Hags Hying to
frighten away wok-woks. Siassi is a
very wok-woky spot indeed. At most
places they only miess that there are
wok-woks, but at Siassi they know it.
For this is the certain proof: A wise
man decided ages ago that if there
must be devils, it is better to have them
good humored than not. So ho ordered
Hint each week howls of food ho sot
out at n point in the forest. A hungry
wok-wok is naturally worse tempered
than one who lias oaten.
Each seventh day ever since has the
offering been put out. Hence the proof.
For in the morning when the slaves
go tiptoeing forth to bring in the empty
; bowls they lind that nil the lisli and
rice are gone. Never once have the
wok-woks failed to devour it overnight.
j It is not alone In the matter of wok|
woks that our fintall brown brothers
, involve Providence in their daily af
fair." Among them, as in Europe in
! th .Middle Ages, nnd in our own New
rmglnnd, tile judgment of Uod is In
Iiiimu in mum-m ui JUKI let*. 1 IltTI' lire
certain eritucs in which innocence or
guilt is determined by throwing a coin
in a pot of boiling water, and making
the prisoner pick it out with his naked
11:111>i. If he is ^'jilly he is .scalded, hut
if he is innoccnl he escapes unhanned.
In murder cast's where two men are
Kuspe. led their names are written on
, two similar pleccn of parchment. These
j pieces are then folded tip and placed
! in watertight boxes. Two divers of
equal skill are selected, and each takes
one of tlie boxes. They dive together
at a given signal, remaining under
water as long at possible. The box
carried by the tirjt man to come to the
surface contains the name of the guilty
' man.
Among the Mojos, as among the Indians,
certain si. knesses are believed
to be evil spirits In the last cholera
epidemic at Siasst a little boy was
very ill. His parents nn<l tliolr friends
were wailing ami sobbing about the
house when an old villain of a IlaJJi
hove in sight, and offered to work on
the evil one who was tormenting the
child. The parents were overjoyed
) and after wild movements and whispered
incantations the Ilajjl went into
u trance.
He sat Immovable for a few minutes.
Then lie spoke, dreamily, liis eyes fixed
?m fur oil mysteries. The spirit, In"
said, was in him. It was a pretty
tough old spirit, lnlt he thought that if
it were put in a good humor something
might be done With it. It wanted
chow now. It was no use fooling with
a spirjt that had m>t dined for* nine
So the parents brought eggs and llsh
and riee and Japiova cakes, and the
TIaJJi kindly ate them for the spirit's
trance cinfwyp pip Jf
sake. Then he Went Into another
trance. The spirit was no longer lain
mi j i mil v>hm milii cross. 11 WUI1U'(1
presents, it said. There were several
pearls that the father owned that
! would please It immriisely, and a pony,
find a tine gold handled krlss. The
spirit xald that the Iln.lJI ronhl take
those presents anil guard them for it.
The father hesitated, but Ids little
j sou was groaning in agony. lie gave
up to the spirit his pwarla and his pony
and his I;rlss.
The spirit was pretty cheerful after
that. It desired sleep, though. After
It woke np it would talk. So It went
off with the llajji and slept under a
lianana tree until supper time. Then
it had another meal. The child was
ctill nllvn 'PI./. IT.. HI ?-^.l ~ -
...... ...??? . I Sit- 1111 JJ> \JJlll VI IMTJilMI
ally conducted spasm, and tin* spirit
loft liim panting on llio ground in the
11? said Hint the spirit was a Rood
I deal appeased. lie had never soon
such n change in a spirit in all his
j experience. hut <tilI It had not made
tip its mind definitely. It inivflit spare
the boy and it might not. The HajJI
could not >ay certainly, Hut anyhow
i he would advise certain troatinont.
Tills he iliil and then departed, fol
lowed by the prayers and gratitude
WI iiir ji.ii rn | s ,11111 11)4 >11 !l 14*41 Oil 1110
spirit's pony.
Vet. somehow, ns a matter of fart,
? Hit' hoy lived.
Among these pcoplo (here are many
prophets. In I'ata Island an old eliap,
Tunualon hy name, had some months
hnek a vast, following. He made a
number of impressive statements,
such ns that he eonld (urn aside a
kimj? miiii-T wiiii iiis oivaHi ami could
' I Pink American vessels l>y pointing at
| tliom with his l)nrontf. A ainal! hut
select ngKrcK'ition of unholiovori^jjj
khaki and blue UnnncI descended on
TunKAlon our day nml cnrrled him oft
, from tho mhlst < f a hnml of humlrcdH
f ] ' ' I
ided of the Islands* Devils.
ins Away Willi Folk* at Nl^lif ,
'radioed?Healing a Kick
ill* lo a Cranky Spirit.
of his spearsmon nml riflemen niuT j
bolomen without n shot being tired, !
ltuf ** 14 1? ?? f .?????*ln I
"ui u M-IJI SMIJII'IKM IVIIIU ui uiuftiv, |
He came away on one of the very j
ships he might have sunk if lie had '
only pointed his hurong. His people [
waited on tiie beach expectant of some
dreadful miracle and Inspired by ft !
sort of savnge pity for those ignorant j
Americans. Hut the boat went cheer- J
fully sailing on until it disappeared
behind the sky line.
When Tungalon tomes home again
lie will And his warriors planting rice.
His graft will be gone with last year's
monsoon. He will have to give up his
urvl 1*1 fo n ml I,, .... icl.w, t,,nln/HI <111(1
there will be seen on the island of |
Pata the sorrowful speclaele of ii
prophet without honor in his own
At Bnlabnc there is a famous haunted
rock called the Diamond Stone. There
is a tradition that Iontr ago the English
Government offered Spain ?1,000,000
sterling for It. Itut Spain refused to
It is a curious rock, of a rough round , I
shape, about ten foot in diameter. It .
is composed chielly of quart/., but there ! .
are no truces of metals of precious ;
stones about it. There is a hole some '
three inches deep in one side, where a |
man once started to drill with the pur- j
pose of blasting. The stor.v jroes that |
lie was immediately made ill by (he
?n!l'lf lll'lf (nmrito tlii, t-miL- iitwl lliui llik '
died l days la tor. No one lias
(lured to follow his example since.
There Is, however. In Kalabac a vast
deal of mineral wealth without the '
drawbacks of evil spirits. In a brief
ramble back into the hills 1 found some
gold-bearing quartz, though i saw no (
traces of gold. There were also rich j
markings of copper, c'llcily in the form
of cuprite and of green hydrous copper
carbonate. There were traces, too, ^
traces of a very poor form of brown
coal, but it is reported (hat back in the (
forests are Spanish mines which in old
times furnished an excellent quality (
of coal.
Hut over the copper ami coal of l'.alabac,
as over all the forests and wealth
of the Philippines, hangs a spirit more
deadly to development than all the
wok-woks that ever existed the spirit
of the laws of the islands, and the duties
the laws entail.
Cold >V.itnr, I'meiiiK. Voinitiiij;
illi<l liliM'illiii; \V?ri! Itemedies.
1 nduiibiuilly the Anierican Indian in
liis primeval stale was a lino specimen
of physical manhood. Dr. 10. .1. Kompf,
who has made a careful investigation ;
into frontier history, has found that l>e- :
fore tlie Indians were contaminated :
l?y tin- white race they never were afllicted
with .smallpox, measles, tuber- J
cuiosis, gout, scurvy, insanity, nervous j
diseases nor any oth?r of the ills and I
blood affections which have in late
years made such terrible inroads upon
the numbers and vitality of the red
men of this country.
'I'he only bodily atlllflions which Dr. I
Kempf reports to tho Medical Iteconl
that ho found among 11 u> aborigines |
were fevers and diseases produced l>y
cold, such a:: pleurif.;.*,jjueumen:!'., rheumatism,
dysentery and wounds from
accidents or battle. Naturally the
remedies of the Indians were simple ]
and few in number. When sick an In- !
dian refused all kind* of sti 11111 l:itiutr
aliments, hut drank profusely of cold
water. In addition to this. In proper
eases the Indlau resorted to sweating,
pur.uin^, vomiting and bleeding, end I
finally, when all remedies seemed to be 1
ineffectual, the medicine man was
called in to trv liis iinuli'ls .in/l iin -in.
| tatioiis on tin1 patient.
These methods of euro nri> still roI
sorted to among 1?hink>*t Indians who
are removed from tin- Intlm-nccs of civ|
ill/.ntlon. Hut before we smile or conI
demn those practice* wo should consider
our own history. It was only a
few generations ago that our ideas of
medicine wore almost as crude as those
of tho Indians. The more intelligent of
the white people then, of course, did ;
not resort to magic and ineaillations, '
hut the eoneoetions which they maim- ,
faelurcd to cure diseases almost pass 1
belief. Oliver Wendell Holmes, in his
"Medical History of Massachusetts," j
has made a permanent record of some
of the practices then prevailing' among !
the colonists. (iovcnror Winthrop was I
n devout In-llever in (lie etMcncj of .
sowings, while tlie Jiev. Cotton Mather
used upon liis sirk friends such alisurd 1
and foUl pellets iiml medicaments lis no j
Indian ever dreamed of. Kan<a; City |
Tim Amrrlriiii lien.
\umbered as the last census.
Iler value was in round numbers
$70,< >00,000
Her total production in 1!)00 was
worth S'-iS 1.178.2-17. I
Sin' produced almost $137,<M>VHH)
worth of marketable progeny and over
$Ml,0o0,f)0o worth of cgtrs.
She laid over 1,'2!>0,0<>0.0<m) dozens of
eggs, or Jo:{ for every inhabitant of
this country.
Ohio leads in value of eggs produced.
Iowa in number#.
Eggs are highest in Alaska, average
forty-three cents a dozen; cheapest in
Texas, average 7.7 cents per dozen.
Oreal is the lion! T. 10. Orr, in Poultry
A yii?er I'riirMilon,
The unusual spectacle1 of a couple of
ImM'IVi'I Iv wliitn iriw-.i- mil fur nil lir.li" i
Willi their owner is frequently seen
nloiiK at the niiin's heels, seemingly interested
in all lh;it goes on nrouud
them, I>uI never swerving an inch from
one side to the other.
Frisking around litis queer lot is a
little terrier; btil the geese do not Seem
111 iiit> ii'iisi arrant ot nun. r irst no
hounds nhoad of tln> ,?,'roi![>, to i11 \ - stiRate
8<5nietlilng which has iuo^simI hj-<
nrloslty. Tlii'ij, na If ho had Jusf mc-allod
nn Imposed duty, lio trots bark
and takes up Ids position in too trail
j of the birds. Huston (llobe.
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fr+*~r^LJ ;'J^ZJZZ2?22
Olga, Queen of Greece t
Tho Only :
Woman Admiral i
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UK remarkable contingency \
^ tlj.it a woman Admiral
O I o may command the tleets of i
ft Uussia before llie ending >
of the war with .Japan lias [
|)i. At'incd itself to tlie minds of those \
who are intimately acquainted with
llie personal alTairs of the rulers of the I
Old World. Should all other Admirals j
if the Russian Navy perish, it would
lie within the power and right of
(Jueen Olga of (ireeee to claim com-|
mund of the ships that remain to that
Navy. Not only does she rank as full
Admiral of the naval forces of ltussia,
hut she is a good sailor and as thorough
a naval expert as are many of
tlit? Captains who are her subordinate j
in rank.
The possibility of a Roadicea of tlio
sea coming to the succor of the beaten
forces of the powerful Kmpire of the
North, already has been the subject of
more or less amused comment in the I
Sultans (left to right), top row: S i
Amhulong, I?atto Asimic.
Itottom row: Datto Marahtli, Mand;
Sultan 1 >einasanky. I'riest Uajali Mudi
Damasanky served as a menial.
Courts of lCurope, and it is certain,
within a short time, to be a topic of
universal discussion, if not of serious
belief, throughout Japan. There Is no
question that the possibility of Queen
Olga's command of the Russian Navy
will receive more credence in Japan
than in any other portion of the world;
for it is well-known that already many
Japanese women have attempted to
i/n in ilisiriiise to the trout: mid n course
which is ii.i I lira I with them will liol
seem (imtaturiiI in a sovereign who.
by formal appointment, holds a hiyh
ami definite rank as a part of the
tij;htini; fort es of the Czar.
Queen nlua enjoys the unique dist
i net ion of heiiu; the only woman Ad
iniral in the world. This hinh rank
was bentowed upon lior by the late
Czar of Russia. Sometime?' royal titles
are distributed promiscuously and
without regard to the lltness of things;
but In this Instant- the honor Is appropriate
and merited. The present
?/neen oi lirei'cu appreciates ami understands
the title. She loves the son;
she lakes a practical Interest in tlic
welfare of sailors, and on a recent
naval inspection made sucli a thorough
examination of one of the battleships
a.s to win the admiration of some of
he naval experts of her own country.
This gifted woman, besides her other
i eonipllshments. is a diplomat of a
I igh order. Her voice always Is for
peace, and in the recent disturbance
between Greece and Turkey her ad\
i<ui wtu iwititiit 11 t fli<? lut'ini
kml at the conference (lint finally
liealed np (lie diiYim'oiicos caused by
tlie war.
Queen OI?n is the eldest daughter of
(lie Grand Duke Constantlne of Itus
Il'lm U'no .. II.a loir.
Kinperor Alexander II. She was married
to King CJporKo of (Jreece in 18<?7,
wlion she wns only sixteen years old.
Now York Tribune.
TUo introduction of electric traction
in thci Trnnvla Rural. rltv of Kiioim*
Ayres, 1* contemplated
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irid Russian Admiral
With Sultans of high and low de;ree,
accompanied by thoir harems,
ivith Mohamedan high priests and the
ighl rules of this fanatical religion,
ind with political plot and counterdot
revealing all the subtle qualities
if an Oriental race, no spot at the
World's Fair holds more of the strange
ind interesting atmosphere of a far
iff corner of the world than the Moro
tillage. Philippine Imposition. Here
Ihe dignlled and polite Datto Kaeundo,
who visited the President in Washington,
stands at the head of forty
Samal Moros, the ever-steadfast
friends of Uncle Sam, while housed
in another end of the same village lire
to be found the hostile I.anao Moros,
hitter enemies of their Samal cousins, I
itlul n race wliicli has never boon sub- '
iugated by either Spaniard or^Anier- j
lean. It bas taken tlie utmost dipio- j
inacy on tlie part of Frederick Lewis, I
tlio manager of the villages, to admin- I
ister tlie ti(Tali's (if the two races, so
that the' spears of tlie Samal Moros j
are not buried over the bamboo fence j
at their neighbors, or the wicked boio
knives of the Lanaos do not (Ind a j
lodging place In tlie patriotic breasts j
of the Samal Moros or Sea (Jypsies. 1
'I'he village of the latter, built on bam- i
boo poles over the waters of Arrow- I
head Lake, olTers the most character- '
istically striking village at tlie Fair.
llan Suiigud, Sultan Pitulean, Sultan
if, bright Moro int??ri?rotor, the lost
i LuiubayaiiKol, in whose household
Qtinftr N( >?? ? Kor Children.
In some parts of the Continent of
Into years the practice has Increased ,
<?f giving ehihlren fantastic names. A 1
little girl, for Instance; horn in the '
l'.itTel Tower, in Paris, not lone since '
was christened "Klffeline," and a Swiss
mother chose "May 1st" for a child
horn on that day. The authorities,
however, refused to sanction the latter,
and now the Swiss Oovernment is
considering proposed laws for the prevention
of such christening eccentric!.
tics. .Now \ ork .News,
SAMOAN 80I1 >ik I IV Till'. AHKIIIOa.
- By courtesy of The Independent.
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tt's tho jubilee time in Georgia now?'tt#
?.rops at e done laid l>y?
An' you hear the longs of fnlllime every*
there's the "Bob White" of the mirtridg? ?
in the sedge lidds ail aroun
An' the droniii of t/ho bees is in the air;
The folks is all a-Hutter an' u-lixin' up '
their best
An' niakin' tor the arbor made of bushes
an' of tiees,
An' the baskets of provisions a regiment ,
would feed,
Au' there's happiness an' laughter in the
It's the jubilee time in Georgia?not a caro
in all tho world, _ ^
There ain't a worry that we'd call ouj 1 ;
The crops arc all a-niakin' an' the harvest
ain't far oil,
An' it's as cayy for to laugh as 'tis to
i'he potatoes are a-waitin', for the silver
fiost to fall,
An' the corn is hardenin' faster every
UtV; \
An' the kiiliu* time's a-eomin' an' the hogs
are giUin' fat.
An' the harvest time in Georgia's on the
way! ?
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It's the jubilee time in Georgia?an' the
trees '11 all soon turn
An' their yellow leaves '11 scatter on the
An' possum an' notatoes '11 be floatin'
through our dreams
An' there '11 be a dozen smiles for every
An' way oft in the distance you can hear
the tiddler's call
An' the soun' of trippin' feet upon the
An' the country's just as happy as \ coo in'
babe in arms,
'Cause the jubilee time in Georgia's here
once more!
?Atlanta Constitution.
"Touroni says it only takes a cent to
run nis auto a tune. 1 always wondercd
wliat the scout was for."?Cleveland
Plain Dealer.
Mabel?'".Manitna says our consciences
should tell us when we are
naughty." Kiltie?"Veth, but I don't
lithen to gossip!"?Harper's Itn/ar.
Hope on, hope ever, once was thought
'I o stimulate life's bustle;
lint now, to such u pace we're wrought,
'Ti.s hustle?ever hustle.
?Cincinnati Commercial-Tribune.
The Hare?"Your reputation for
slowness gives you a great advantage
at election time." Tin? Tortoise?"In
what way?" The Itare?"They can't
accuse you of being a repeater."
"My ancestors came ovir in the Mayllower,"
said the young woman who
boasts. "Yes," answered Mrs. I'ackinhaui
of Chicago; "l understand that
travel was very cheap on that boat."?
Washington Star.
(lillie?"Did you ever actually know
of a man making a mountain out of a
molehill." Spinks?"Well, the proprie
tor of the hole! 1 stopped at liist summer
came very near doing it in ids
"Isn't fiat orator always saying
something he will he sorry On-?" "It's
worse than that," answered the politician.
"He is always satisfied witll
what he sajs. His political friends
are sorry."?Washington Star.
His feelings lie tried to disguise?
The girl, though, began to surmise,
That something like wooing
Was certainly doing.
Because of his'looks anil uy.'ff suise. ' -?
?-(jlevelaml louder.
"Hut," saM tlie Kev. Dr. Hroadley,
"you must remember tho Hlhle tells |H
us to love our neighbors." "It's quite '
Impossible," replied .Mrs. Upperten.
"I simply iiuto mine." "Well er -then,
hate thom in moderation." Philadelphia
Little lloilney?"Papa, what is the
difference between climate ami
won I her V" Mr. Wayout (of Dismalhurst-on
the-l'.link)?"(Miniate, my son,
is what a locality has when you are
buying a home there, and weather is
What is has afterwards."?Puck.
"I certainly did enjoy your sermon,"
said the hard case, who seldom attended
church. "Indeed!" replied the
ltov. Mr. Tawker, "and which part did
you enjoy the most?" "I guess It was
the part where I dreamed I had a million
dollars."- Philadelphia Ledger.
Tlio Knrnun Toiijjuo.
They (lo not need to kill (heir missionaries
in Korea; it appears to lio
sutlicient to let thein leave the country
unrestrained, Hishop Corfe lately did
so. Ite found the Koreans at once
friendly and unnpproaehnhle, for they
listened with genuine Interest to his
endeavors to preach the gospel In a
language which he could not use correctly.
He was, it seems, like other
missionaries who had preceded him,
distinctly amusing. Rapt congregations
in Korea have been told, not that J.afcarns
fell sick, hut that lie entered a
bottle; that hell is a collar, and that the
careless sinner is like a donkey (tho
preacher meant a butterfly) in a spider's
web. Besides, there are seven
ways of saying so simple a thing as
"Good morning," and you are in danger
of giving offense with the wrong
one. To a boy you must say it one
way, to an unmarried man younger
inuii ,> wmnrii, null v ill ii/uni j <i i?>\# iw
unmarried and married men and wornon
of different ages and different social
standing. Otherwise the seed may fall
among thorns. The Itev. C. T. Coliyer,
who Is familiar with them all, says
that the Bishop's resignation is no
shame to him. if he had first been able
to speak Chinese or Japanese, these
and other hard things would have come
quilt* easy i<> mm, urn. ne irieu iu leuru
one language l>.v itself and had to givo
It up. "Kant is East and West Is West,
and never the twain shall meet."?
Pittsburg Gazette.
Souib Women Wonld.
"The Chinese woman is ridiculed for
her small feet," she said.
"True," lie replied. "Civilization does
not sane!ion foot binding."
"And the woman with large feet In
also ridiculed."
"True again."
"(Ill ilimr " uIia "U'nntnn
doos linvo a hard time in tills world,
doesn't she? I wonder if she wouldn't
be bettor olY without foot."
"l'ossibly," lie replied, "but I oan't
help thinking sbo would attract consl<V
entitle unfavorable comment walking
on her hands,"- New York Press, f
Olio of Tfiono TY*N.
A Western newspaper springs this
headline upon an unsuspecting public:
"Walt Welter Weds Winkle Wood
Wednesday."?Chicago Journal.
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