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re Gli l'llbla ll"d W . ilJ.V. T UT Z. t n-r-: t ".3r"'' ' If.n l It BtrnDn'- how automobiles von't take ii p Kr? r.isi-lhly tin' society smuggler Is only u kleptomaniac. Further, nn nr r ij 1 1 :i ti . judiciously tinnillid, lays golden ( ggn. Portland re-TiK-iit Is In be cbcnpcr have you ti'hd tligmting it? Summer keeps running luich for Just i1 . j hum purling wind. Iiotrolt gout eats n flO Mil. Well, what (!n:it cv r got In.lio'sliou from swuIIoa li i; ti'ii In, ih's? Th" f.ve dollar bills will lie Fiiiallor, l ays nn cm lia!ii;o. llusicr to break, too, we pn sumo. King A!!oas. Is .-u'rahl lie may lose Ms (hum. I'o, I ; h ,.,y: w by didn't la' ut It la Ms lie's lama.-? 'I !a so arc li: .lay t(i llinl inuRh ro.m s If u .., f, , l in Hi,, m il day, )'t .i ll know Hi. i- j. ..i didn't. Nmv Y' rl: wider bay.t JlOO.'i'lO W'"l"i i.! a V il, 'i ,-t.t bonds. "All Oili !, t.. i it.' v. In w ails." Villi r: i;es are viay fi-nrro thin fall, i a; (..,. 1',,: ,u tilt.l.e. .nt til" a.uur ..H. t an' Hill pli,lili,l enough. A I'n m; dull" 1,'M liniti.l h's frl, i-,i , In an iht,, laia- ion. Could liny "!; ;,li I, ." ! 1 1 1 , .! il.an thai ? Nf.v York 1 1 1" i oar i i in! ii'tur lirialai 1. 1., ana j-i i. s.-, ; : . n up area. Tii I It about sin nan lly In (u. lit; one's duty! A New Y , i k woman who obtained B divorce is vi am two liaH Just n plhtl lor allimn.y. When In u poor devil tale? Fan Krii ni'lsi ii 1 waging n relent less war against rats, Imt It doesn't Room tn l.avn any effect ou l'luis coiffures, so far. Willi the Hlble mill leading the llBt of lii'i-t solloin, tin; nn, nils if t tin roiiimy niinait he mj very iniieli de teriorated, afler all. An Italian linn Invi ntivl nn nero plane wlili li ranieit lull. This Ih nn Improvi n nt i veil ,,er those which tall KWllll Mini I'lllllii tl'eCrl If there Is any HM.'niiH'iit In favor rf biting ei,:i, en lu i.) them-Bi-lves must l tin,' they need to Set It ei.t of t la ir system. Someone ha- written nn nrtlrln in "The 1 iin y i,f the Imllar." this being fount h ij .,; 1 1 ; i T ii ii Aim lieuii tourist liuve Ih'i a tri il..; to iUkIko. In N,"v Yinli there In ft woman uno hunili'il niiil tun years uhl who lim live, I I'iia ty : :( eara In Miinhattali Well, Il must I. me hi en In Harlem. New Y'ii-k viae., forty years nhl. oral ah' ut to v eil. nay:; lie lias rover yet li veil n rill He'll BM11 ln "iihunt tn wi'ij" lu'iy years from now A I'i'i, 1,'M:; 1 rVenrenm of five e;li if '.i.i! I.I. l.rli!- laransc Flm 'im "a 1' i ek of ! e " Naturally, bIio Inin dhitciy ; i, 1 1 e,h , m niako It hot for 1,1m. Why 'hoi',! there he hi niiKh m ritenaii' ',v':en an a inter hrealiH thr rr-eor-'i for nraln'.ni; tho crc-atcut hcli-ht? The tlil.iir to ho"otn(. en thiiiiasil,' over. It serins to us. la In frttlni! safe's ilowii f: mi the greatest lti!.t. r.'t, i-'ii:) D'.'.taru.f. If : ..: 1 v. r ir.n, :, ,j , IIo). laiel v..,i ii,,-,. '.live "iiii,,.,! ti,,.,, Bim i.l' ti" !.: r en. a, heat i,,e, Mi) .. lire tie' .ii.-l.: ... I! ,.j trnv.-l hv tlie nun, '"I- ut ;.!! t!..- have MimHe.t ht th.- via,", j'..-i a.-- the hillini'ii nf Assam lire in eusii.e i , tn ealeeiai,, the priiiiinl tii 'V have eeveri'.l a'om- aa nn fiiiniliai roa I hy mniilier of ltta of inl.ai'i ii ihev liav.. cut throimli. Til. llWlllli'ie e.llll'.aiellt f,,r our "mil"" Is a wur! that means "to sit" Illlil Is II.m .1 in lleiieate l he ,lstanre It man ran erlinarliy jjn without sit tlnu ihiwti in rest A Few Years Hence, "Miithi r, may I o out to fly?'' "li, yei, my ilnrlini: dnutrhtor. If only you'll keep out of tlio sky, An iii ih; mtiiileiiK ortT." St. Louis Keiniblie. 'hi the nolile-minderl, s'yiwch in a Kin hy v, hieli ono may express ono'8 misuiaieistaiiilinfi of others. More of the world is unciviliziil FTFH fill, It sreinn that tlicre reully are sucli thliiKH as Khnsts. Si'l emu ut limt trcords them ii Himiew lint be lated rwoKiiltlon though, of eoiiise, re fusliiK to neknowledgo that they nro. hiiiht natural. On the con trary (arronllnR to the newly nccejited i t henry 1, they nr to ho rlnsned fin natural pla innneiia, rhumlrul In clinr i nrter. j Why Is It thnt phosts, olnrp tlinn Immemorial, have been m liitlmntely iissoelaicil with cravoyanlH? Why Is It thai the dead In cemeteries lire so universally believed to "wnlll" nt nlfht? Why, when specters walk, nro they so fccnenilly nceustumed (In pop ular belief to be sheeted - that Is lo niy, Hiid In winding shectH -thoiiKh nowadays people nro nearly alwnys hurled In ordlnnry clothing? These (jtiestlniis, and ot la is equally InterestliiK, In regard to phantoms, sci- , ence is f,,r t, firvt ,,m, , ,-cpared to iinswer. As to the (list point, the reputation craveyai-ls have lor bolus hniinted la iittrlhuiahle tn the fact that Khonts, of the kind now roci .Ruin ed ns real, do actually am not Inlre fluently wallt ;,, I,, puch plnces They are rein at nls'ht (rather than In ih" (I iyiln el beeaiise tin Ir chet'i leal cuiiHtliiiiiiiii Is such that they can not be visible cx.-ept In darkness. Finally, tin y are (or rather, appear to he i "si, i ot,'d" f, r the re:: si ,11 that ilie eases of which they ai" iiinipoted hi re wP bi'i'Jn to come to the rxplaliii thin- Hick, r and waver In a fashion sii.'Ki'st,v" of garment s. '"or feme reason not oary tn cx Pi .'i In . the dead are supposed to he host Up to the IIvIpr. Kew jicople 1 mere tie ivim wonhl nut run, terror s'llclun, from n phest, If they thniiRht they Faw one. Hut, iiiaklnii all allow ance for this fact, and for (ho Influ ence of Imagination, It still seems strniiRe that the conviction that a graveyard Is a dr.-iRerous and dreadful blace to vent are Into at nlglit should bo so widespread even anionR educat ed persons. Nobody objects to enter ing, or wnnderliiR through, a buryliiR Rround In the daytime ralher tho contrary, Indeed, must remeterles he Iiir attractive spots. Hut at nlRht It Is different. The real cause of this fear lies In the circumstance that phantoms, for reasons presently to be made clear, nre, and always have been, haunters of graveyards. l'eople have been frightened by them time ami time iigaln, In such places. Other persons, who have not seen (hem, and who have professed disbelief, have never theless been influenced by testimony nf (he sort. Not often has anybody, witnessing ii phenomenon of this hind, attempted to Investigate It. Much safer does It seem under such clrcuin r.t a neon to lake to one's heels. Nolhtlig but (ho skepticism of sci ence can fortify ft man against the lern r of sin h an experience. Hut, as It chanced, some years ago, a govern ment anthropologist, of high reputa tion (now connected with the depart ment of agrlciilturel, Prof. W. J. Mo di e, had an opportunity to study this nut' ter at first hand. He was living nt the tlii..' In a small town, in the middle west, where, only a few weeks earlier, n huiKlar, engaged In the ex ercise of his hazardous profession, had I" eil shot to death. Hastily bur ied, he might have been expected (o refrain from disturbing tho commu nity further- Instead of which, lie pro ceeded to "walk," his ghost being re peatedly seen by ft number of reliable witnesses, stalking nbout the potter's field where his grave was loomed. I'rofessor Mcdee, being appealed to on tho subject. In l is rapacity of sol entifle Investigator, finally consented to look Into It. He went to the pot ter's field on a nioonlesB night, sat down a short distance from the grave (carelessly left only half filled up) which had been pointed out to him as that of (he Into burglar, and proceed ed to wait for something to happen. Nothing did happen for quite a while, und ho was Just making up his mind that he hud como on n fool's errand when he descried a dim light Imme diately over the grnve. As he gazed It became steadily more vivid and dis tinct, appearing to hover In the air a flauie-llko. restless thing, about the height of a man and rathor strikingly resembling the popular conception of a ghost. When lie attempted to approach tho strangu object It disappeared. He went back to tho place where ho had been seated, and It became visible again. Kvery now and then a gust of wind would stem to "blow It out," and It would vanish for tho moment, pres ently reappearing Apparently Its movements were caused by the breeze, Its wavering suggesting drnptry. Hut presently the professor saw another ghost, of similar aspect, not far awuy, and then another and another, until there were at least half a dozcin. It was not surprising that the townspeo- PfilR iiii,ii"Vt,i:.1 .ii...witi trt f .'W 1. u i i -111 ( It 1 5 th .t "I 1 f i i x . v K v4 1 5. i.r'" I'lo (crediting a report to (he rfTect that the burglar's wife nnd chlblren. deprived of tho family breadwinner, bail died of starvation) should declare thnt these tinfortunales came at night to dance over (bo graves. l'orfessor McCee found It Impossi ble to get within a dozen feet of the phantoms, which would always vanish on his near approach, lie Is unable to explain this cireuniBtance; but he became convinced through careful study of the apparitions that they were nothing more nor less than gas eoiiB emanations of a self-luminous character. In all probability they were largi ly c omposed of phosphorus, derived from the dead bodies of peo ple burled In the potter's field. Here, then, Is nn explanation of the ronsun why gliosis haunt burying grounds. They nre In fnct n natural (nut supernatural) product of grnve yards, as one might say. In the body of an adult human being there are 55 ounces of phosphorus, seven-eighths of this quantity being contained In the bones (where It goes to make phos phate of lime), while there uro 4 ounces In the red corpuscles of the Mood, and nearly bnlf un ounce lu the bruin. The processes of decny set this phosphorus free In the gaseous state -under which circumstances, atmos pheric conditions being favorable, It Is liable to produce, In the night tlino, effects such SB those uuove described. As Is well known, decomposing vege table mutter In swampy places yields un emanation that is highly phosphor escent, causing the phenomenon term ed "will o'-ihe-wlsp," or "elf fire." It is not reasonable to suppose that theru Is some relation, In respect to cause, between the wIll-o'-tho-wlHp (which occasionally misleads unfor tunate travelers Into boggy places) und the "corpse candles" said to be often seen moving about In the mys terious and nwesomo darkness of cemeteries? Tho "sheeted dead" are alleged to carry these candles In their lihosily hands when they walk about among the graves ut night. The skeleton of nn adult human being contains about four pounds of the metal calcium. This, In fact, Is the most abundant metallic element of the body structure. In the fluids uf the body, also, there Is a good deal of It. Hut calcium and phosphorus, when combined, form a elf-lgnitablu subslance. Indeed, water will set It on fire, If a bit of phosphide of cal cium be dropped Into a saucer of wa ter, It will Instantly burst into flame, on which account, In tho laboratory, Chinese 'lUu Cbiuebe axe orderly, law auul I and well behaved; they have a strong Bcnso of right and Justice are lair minded; tbey are reliable In com merclal dealings pay their debts and keep their agreements, whether verbal or written; they are dutiful to parents, fond of Children and mindful of etl quette and punctilious about returning courtesies or favors; they are respect ful to elders and superiors; tbey honor l.w. aae NAI. k .'.v '.v v - 4 ft- -5" f i v 1 4 i n T ' " 1 vt; .r 'm - 5" 1, 1 t ' ti i 'T ' ,(uir '.:.'W' to protect It from dampness, It has to he kept In an air tii.i.l jar Three other self-ignllahlo s.ib Btnnces, nil of them metals, are r m tallied In (he human body. One of tlieso (about two ounces In (pianlity) is the silvery-white nii.Riiesliini -of la tiilhar use for flashlight purposes by photographers. The oilier (wo are sodium and potassium rather more than five ounces of each. A piece of the former, If thrown Into water, bursts Into a rosy flame, and swims about violently on tho surface until burned out. The latter Is likewise set nflro by contact wlih waiter, ort touch ing which H explodes like fireworks, throwing a shower of sparks into the air. As for magnesium, it la so llent. ly combustible (hat It 1ms to be kept tightly corked In glass bottles, to pre vent It from Igniting. Thus Is appears that tho human body contains, In considerable quanti ties, tjulto a number of substances which are self-igultahle, und fiercely ro, ou coining Into contact with water. The marvel is (hat we refrain froni going off by spontaneous combustion, so to sptnk, while we are alive. When' burned, these suhstnnces, of course, convert themselves Into gases, which are luminous, liider favoring grave yard conditions (dm processes of de cay going on very gradual,-), they pass off slowly, by evaporation, and not In any biicIi way as that above de scribed. They present. tben...Vo to the view. In darkness, ,,s mere ehem leal emanations luminescent blown about by light airs, or d'sslpated en tirely for the moment hy nns8ng gust of wind. In all probability they consist mainly of phosphorus. One cannot capture a ghost of this kind. It cannot be trapped In a box or a bottle and conveyed to a scientific laboratory for examination or analy sis. Hence It Is likely that tho true composition of phantoms will forever remain as much a mystery ns It Is to day. Hut (supposliiK (ho theory hero set forth to be correct) , Is a comfort to know, In a general way, what grave yard (ipeotres nre made of. When people am murdered and their bodies (as often hapens) are burletl In cellars or other damp p,nrr., their ghosts, lor the chemical reason's' already given, are par.icahiy uM' to walk. So says ,rof. vhLTy Mnnroe, a famous chemist, ,lm, ,, ,,n of the George Washington 'un" ;" who even goes Fo fr , that he could ut a p-nch prod c his laboratory phantoms In , " pnrtant respects rorerspo,,,!,,! thOKO which .,-,., ,. ' tr ........ ,. 7IUII1I are popularly supposed to manufacture. lm'y Traits an respect character nnd Intellectual M'lIHy. and do not roc..Eai a'n ocrncy of ,,,. Tt,u rl largely extended, hut it Is nun, . nlrea.lv , . ''"P'-rtant nre heri already -Address to Students at St Juun College, Shanghai. ' 8L POTATO SORTER VERY Hftv Tedious Labor Involved Con Be lleved by Device Shown in ; tratlon Below. The tedious labor lnvo!v, , I Ins many bushels of point,,, s cai lelievi'd with the device si, own , I 4l.A I list I .u ii ill, hum ti.u UUiOliCl 01 HI tit i.o in half or a third of iu.' possible under the hand inched J Onnii.'.o Juild Farmer. A (mat built to go over a large hex or This Is covered with l ia.h. t' chit lien w ire und set so th.,t li fc';i i. pun the box or bin. Tim pota: are pin, ed upon this sen i n nnd . nnaii ones puss inrougn ti,e u .Li . lino die box or bin below. The larger potatoes roll down ward ih" lowest end of sere n, f una standing; on each side if te vice can pica oui an inc i:iiiia(: pot, Hue ns they roll down niW tl inns seeming I'tTiccuy si'liiu pv lues wuh lmt a fraction of ihe ir. labor and expense reqnii'd to s. !h' m hy handling each o:e jf t . device is placed ou a bin te.sl is t, I' 'v' .Tr.1T''VmAw,i, . A Handy Potato Sorter, er::l feet from the gronn I ai: ::r!''.ti seifaee shui'M ho placed ar t' e ;(r of the M-recn, so (he tubers v. ill u- be hiuised hy dropping (lh'nilyu (he Hour or ground. OeJE WAY OF CUTTING CORN Method Shown In Illustration li Said by Writer to Be Simple and Practical. I. list winter, after the corn cutting fc-a? done, one of your suhjcrlbers gave lils way of cutting corn. A little later Mr. H. gave his way, staling that Mr. A.'s way was llkn n Chinese puzzle. I give my way. If It I: ay htlp some one. well and good; If no', (lure Is nothing lost except the tlmo It taken to read nhout It, wiiti s A. F. Thompson in Ilreeders' Gazette. I r X r Method of Cutting Corn, make shocks to 12 hills square liiF.icb a manner that I carry ten hills at I time. At first, I tie (he four hllla In the center of tho square for a "start er. I think my method a very elm pie ono. 1 git the shock r'iidy for llio binder twine tin before i h ave it. Storrnn Pct.iina If there Is danger of frost end "lug the cellar put tie barrels i-iinml the potatoes the room over the kit. hen whe.,. the h,.,-ite, air from the range can b.. used lo keep the air at a mod, la-c t-mpernture they will teep cry and retain their flavor. Tanning Skins. To tan uny kind of skins, first Miiipo nil the grease and flesh off, Sjiiihkbt tho llcBh side with eon pans of pulverized ulum and sail or W.-ll-.tl II Wol with a Btrnnir Bnlelinn of the samp. Then fold the flesh 'oge;..r and roll It comnactlv. in vhle', i;at )t should remain ten or ieno aay3 j ,. lt lg openea nId tl'i.nHien wuh pr.-in nr onu'rf,. Uhsoi'b I he iiiolttii iiu luurii 11 1' oMin. .Mier twnty-four hours Die luotess IS roil'll ted V, th-nl. I ribbing ami manipulation, on whka l tliA nit,, laio., a , '""j viejitims. Paint Is Essential. nvorythiiiK- lasts lotlLrei. If r,l,,t,t evui fhlngle roofs. Sometimes creo sole i-.talns n.-e preferred here, nnd ui. so niso are preservative If renewed from tlmo to time RMn-i,, .an , u.f.i,f3,t.a ,7iii, ought to bo painted on both sides, ai u.e moisture that gets between (hem Is tho chief cause of decay. When i.j m,; a new shingle roof, therefore It pays to dlD the entire aMn.rU in a thin paint, or at least the end that 1-n t ktr. hoc!" .Hip of 1 ,'tld. '; P'v in ar tl lies rti r. tl t;a: Save all Ir mo' :tied (te "(lid. Willi bold rk, r.ti! Vet 1 1 Tb ige Id i :'ge lilctl kin ay, ba utl ,Bt be; roe w ire "1 ect n' ' ir venapg.