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Charlevoix County Herald
(3. A. LISK, Publisher. ;east jokpan, - mic-iiiga:, WHAT WORRY DOES. ' Dr. Cnow, of London, the dlstln. gnlshed opponent of vivisection, says that worry is the most frequent cause of cancer. 'In times past this afflic tion, which Is becoming Increasingly prevalent, has been attributed to the excessive consumption of meat, to flsh and even eggs. If worry predis poses humanity to such a scourgo at this, In addition to all the other Ills for which It is held responsible, it is plain that the earth has few evils bo great or bo general, Bays the New York Herald. Where contagion and heerdity 6lay their thousands, wor ry kills its hundreds of thousands. "Worry leads straight to Insanity. It prepares the way for consumption and kidney trouble. It shatters the nervous system and thus is the fore runner of a hundred complaints which lower vitality, produce Buffer ing and result in untimely death. Progress in sanitary science, in sur gery and in medical practice has lengthened the average span of life In spite of conditions which undeni ably increase the sum of worry. In fact, worry Is the price that many pay for the advantages which they now enjoy. If mankind could have had the full benefit of the wonderful dis coveries of the past century or more, with none of the drawbacks of in creasing worry, the average of life would be much greater than it is. The statement of Frofessor Ken neth G. Smith that for the average man a trade is better than a profes sion is absolutely true, yet there is on the part of some very average people a disrespect for labor, and a loathing for honest grime. A nemerously rep resented class of young men on leav ing high school yearn for employment In which they can wear good clothes and not soil their hands. They would sooner by clerks than mechanics. If their relatives will supply them with the means of further schooling they will proceed to be doctors or lawyers, thought without any special calling in the direction of a profession. Often it happens that individuals who might have been of use in the world in a me chanical pursuit are failures through life because nambypambyism caused them to make a wrong start. President David Starr Jordan of tio Leland Stanford university has de cided that no more baseball shall be played by the students at that Insti tution. His decision came as the re sult of his attendance at a game, which he says was characterized by "systematic muckerlsm." That is a phrase which sounds as if it might stick. Charles W. Eliot, former president of Harvard, learned to ride a bicycle at C5. Thomas Huxley performed the more difficult feat of learning Grek at the same age, but was not watched by the small boys In the neighbor hood. Boston finds that unless congrega tions can pay more to preachers, pul pits, If filled at all, will be occupied by "fowthrate" men. Even "second rate" sounds rather distressing and not suggestive of active competition with the balmy Sunday. A New York broker has bea sued for $100,000 by the husband of an ac tress because her affections were alienated. This should make it possi ble for the lady to dispense with the services of her press agent. It has been decided by a Chicago Judge that a woman 13 not hound, morally, legally or otherwise, to shave her husband's neck. This should have a tendency to clarify the situa tion. Four goats Into which experiment ers had injected 1,000,000,000 germs of various kinds have escaped and are astray in New York. This ought to bring about a lively movement in dis infectants. According to a New York court de cision the actor who falls Into the or chestra pit, keeps eight balls in the air or clouts his partner with a news paper of a Sunday evening is not tak ing part in a concert Tourists who are anxious to e the coronation procession will be able to do so for five dollars, says an ex change. Wo are still determined, how ever, to wait for the moving pictures. A Cornell professor wants boys en couraged to study Greek to take their minds off moneyrnaklng. But such theory is Greek to the modern busi ness parent's mind. A great scandal has been hushed in England because a woman has de cided not to go into court and talk. But can a scandal be permanently hushed In that way? By FREEMAN TIL DEN UK ELY there must be a Sll persons who on the fifth of July survey the wreckage from the II T-rn-n1 rrr n,mt.fnni linnrn w?4Vi tltcrmmr on1 1miV A ti?V.0i day in which the normal forces of law and order are practi cally 6uspcndcd, during which serious misdemeanor becomes merely "excess of spirit;" when private property can be de stroyed with impunity and moral delinquency and general mm 8 2, II llccnse aro encouraged these are things worth thinking of. 'J The farcical part of such an anarchistic condition lies iD the attempt to attribute to it a world of patriotic impulse. Any suggestion toward an amelioration of the eviJoff Fourth of July cele brations is usually met with pained expressions of distrust. These people want to throttle Patriotism. They arc trying to discount Liberty. They are told how essential it is that the hoodlum, theunspanked youth, The mentally half-equipped adult shall range the streets, make the night dread ful, the day dangerous and commit excesses at will Jo the end of express ing a great content with Liberty. And yet these conservative souls con tinue to doubt. ' In an unguided moment an American of some importance, enthu siastic over the success of that deliberative council which effected a repub lic and the courageous men who maintained it, announced that "the eagle should scream." So it did, and justifiably. But it is a certainty that if the eagle had lost its sense of proportion and continued to scream within that gentleman's hearing a sufficient length of time, he would have had an enthusiastic desire to wring its neck. He meant "reasonably." So, nowadays, it is hard for some honest people to see why shooting blank cartridges and blowing a tin horn will make a better citisen of young Willie ; why the loss 'of his front gate is necessary to impress Mr. Smith with his civic duties ; or why and this is most serious the deadly tetanus germ should Ixj turned loose among hundreds of lads whose only fault is that their parents have not the intelligence of the animal which points out dangers to its young. How Many Moving Pictures Help Younj By ROGER KING St. Louis When he was .well again, six weeks after being hurt, he started out, ragged and hungry, to look for his child. When he stopped at a country house to make inquiries he was asked if he cared for a bit to eat. His thanks were almost tearful. The spectators Icnew and I knew that an act of practical Christianity had been shown on the screen. Why did the tears start in my eyes ? Why was I on the edge of my seat waiting to see if the man of the house would turn him away hungry? Kight then and there I started to think of the many times a poor, deserving man has been turned away hungry and footsore from the door of many a man who lets his Christian feelings fade as he passes out from the Sunday service. "From Under the Flying Chaff" By A. W. MACY Author of "Shortcut Philosophy" You might as well throw stones at the east wind as argue with a conceited man. Children have themselves to blame if they neglect the proper train ing of their parents. You take small chances in betting on a "sure thing' for you are almost certain to lose. The young man who was expecting to accept a position has been obliged to hunt for a job. (Copyright, 1911, by Joseph D. Bowles.) Why Many Married Women Work Outside ly JOSEPHINE WOOD Younri Willie Not Made ' Better Citizen considerable number of thoughtful Once every year the American nation exhibits itself in a barbaric spectacle pitifully unfit for the ob servance of 6uch a tremendously important and far reaching event. Is he a hopeless mollycoddle who prefers to carry the instincts of patriotism in his head, rather than frighten his neighbor's horse with it? Is it decadent to ask for the suppression of a palpable madness which profits nobody and causes a distinct loss of time, of money, of peace, of respect for law, of respect for self ? There has been so much printed of late about the harm caused the young by mov ing picture shows that I should like to add my little bit to the side of the defense. Foi my part, I have never attended a show yet that did not contain something worthy oi human interest. Only last evening I dropped into a moving picture show on my way down town. One of the films showed a poor fa ther, a peddler, who met with an accident, who lost track of his daughter while he was delirious in the hospital. Adversity is a good sifter of friends. "All the world love3 a lover," till ho gets married. There is never any reduction in the wages of sin. The devil is uneasy when honest men get together. In the hands of a fool a fortune be comes a misfortune. Married couples who cannot agree might try being agreeable. When suspicion creeps in1 at one win dow confidence flies out at another. 7 Sometimes we hear people remark that it is small wonder good positions are hard to obtain because there are so many mar ried women who work outside of the home. Do these people realize that such worn tn may have greater need than they? Misfortunes overtake us sometimes, nn our advancing years enable ug to know thai we must provide for some of the days that are to come. We may not have chosen our occupation too wisely, but we feel it is no disgrace if we ore able to "do with our might what our hands find to do." KSURES"FOR"CONTROLLING HARMFUL GRAPE-ROOT WORM Special Investigation Made by Bureau of Entomology at Washington Spraying With Arsenical Poison Is Recommended. ".- During the last 10 or 15 years the grape-root worm has attracted much attention on account of ravages In vineyards In Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York. American varieties of grapes had been rather free from in sect attacks on the roots up to that time, but the grape-root worm Is now recognized as the most serious of the Insects that feed on our grapes. A special Investigation by the bureau of entomology at Washington has been made the subject of a report, bulletin No. 89, from which the fallowing ex tracts are made: After discus'slng the vineyard condi tions, remedial measures tested and ynrlous field experiments to control the" pest," the feport Recommends spraying the vines with an arsenical poison when the beetles feed on the foliage. They feed much more freely Immediately after emergence from the ground than later on, hence the ad visability of spraying promptly. A 6harp lookout should, therefore, be kept from the middle of June forward. If pupae are found In the soil the beetles may be expected ,to emerge within a week or ten days. The for mula recommended consists of arsen ate of lead three pounds to 50 gallons bordeaux, the 5-5 formula. When pupae are discovered the soil beneath the trellis should be removed by the horse hoe and carefully and thoroughly stirred with the han,d hoe. Larva (Enlarged). The efficiency of this method may be Increased by throwing up a ridge of earth beneath the trellis during the last cultivation preceding summer to encourage the worms to form their pupal cells above the roots of the vine, and thus admit destruction by cultivation without serious injury to the vine roots. No experiments with oil, carbon disulphlde, fertilizers, salt, etc., have been found effective in con trolling the pest while in the ground, and no spray has been of use in de stroying the eggs because these are protected by the bark. The third season generally exhibits serious, permanent infestation be- Pupa (Enlarged). cause the vines have by that time grown somewhat rough, and there are crevices in which the females may lay. When the vines in a producing vine yard have been badly injured they may frequently be renovated by cut ting back to the ground, so the lim ited vitality may be devoted to making vegetable growth. A heavy ap plication of fertilizer may be made, the vines thoroughly sprayed when the beetles appear, and thorough cul EXCELLENT HOUSE FOR SWINE The hog house shown in the illus tration is planned after the type used by Prof. Dietrich at the Illinois Uni versity farm. It is so constructed as to admit the greatest possible amount of sunlight directly into the pens and upon the floors during the season when it is most desired that it should reach these places and also so that It may be kept cool and comfortable dur ing the summer heat. For the latter purpose shades may be drawn over the open upper windows and the concrete floors sprinkled with cool water dur ing the greatest heat of the day. The roof should project far enough at the eaves so that the lower windows are shaded by it when the sun is high on summer days. By keeping the doors open an air current may be kept pass ing In at the lower part of the house and going out at the top through the shaded windows which should be open from the top. The use of net wire par titions between the pens and along the alleys aids materially In perfect ing this current which would be more or less obstructed by solid board or plank structures. In planning a house of the forego ing type the dimensions should first be determined especially with regard to its width as the height of the win dows must be adjusted accordingly to tare the maximum amount of sutJIgbt tivation maintained throughout the season. Where a vineyard is destroyed for any reason the land 6hould be devoted to some other crop than grapes for at least one year prior to setting grapes on the land again. In other words, new vineyards should be set on new land and newly planted vines should be kept as thrifty as possible between planting and the bearing of the first crop fruit. During this time each V Adu,t (Enlarged). summer the vineyardlst should keep a sharp lookout for beetles. When these are numerous they skele tonize the leaves, and this greatly re tards the growth of the plant. NUT-BEARING TREES BEST Worthy of Attention of All Farm era and tn Many Cases They Will be Found Profitable to Grower. (By It. Q. WEATIIEUSTONE.) Nut trees are worthy the attention of all farmers and in many cases they will bo found profitable to the grower and easy to get started. - - Black walnut, chestnut, tickory and butter-nut trees are propagated by gathering the nuts in the fall before they have become dry and planting in April In nicely prepared ground as deep as the diameter of the nut, either where they are to grow or In .a row in the garden in the latter case they should be taken up the first winter and buried beyond the power of the frost. If one half of the top roots are pruned before setting the young trees the lateral roots will put forth a more vigorous growth and the trees are more sure to make a good, healthy growth. It is to be hoped that these kind of trees will receive more attention in the future than they have in the past as there are few farms that do not have fence rows or waste lands that could be made useful by plant ing to some variety of nut-bearing trees. Burbank Cantaloupe. Hal B. Fullerton of the Long Island experimental farm says the much lauded Burbank cantaloupe creation turned out to be a fuzzy, slim, elon gated curiosity, rather pointed at the blossom end, flat and insipid In flavor, somewhat like a cross between a raw citron and a squash. Old Pear Trees. There are pear trees now in the v!cinity of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, supposed to have been growing at the time of the Revolution, and which are in good healthy condition; and num erous ones which, evidently, have passed 75 years. , fall upon the floors of the pens at the proper time. The latitude of the local ity should also be taken Into consider ation In determining the height at which the windows must be placed to get the desired results after the width of the building has been determined. Evergreen Windbreak. A windbreak of evergreens Is val uable In many ways, and has no draw back if not set so close to the house as to shut off breezes In summer, or to shed leaves upon the lawn and kill out the grass. At the proper distance It is both attractive and useful. It keeps off the cold winds from the house so that we scarcely realize how much wind Is blowing beyond the hedge. When set near the barn it Is a valuable shelter for stock. The cows when turned out, quickly seek the pro tection of . the evergreens. Wisteria Leaves. The tender leaves of the Wisteria are largely used In China for food. The bark Is used for making clothes, ropes and sandals. Gas From Tree. The cottonwood tree is rich with gas and experiments are being con ducted with the view of extracting it and burning it from a holder. "All Run Down", Describes the condition of thousands of men and womenwho need only to purify tnd enrich their blood. They feel tired all the time. Every task, every responsi bility, has become hard to them, because they have not strength to do nor poer to endure. tv . If you are one of these all-run-down j.2 pie or are at all debilitated take t Hood's Sarsaparilla It purifies and enriches the blood, and builds up the whole system. Get it today in usual liquid form o? chocolated tablets called Sarsratabs. DR. J. D. KELLOGG'S A THRU A Remedy for tho prompt rollef of Asthma and Hay Fover. Ask your druggist for It. Writs tor FREE SAMPLE, NORTHROP & LYMAN CO. Ltd., BUFFALO, N.Y, Q A Strong Preference. "She is literary, isn't she?" "Yes, indeed; she'd rather read than do housework any day." Not Particular. She I heard Freddy Fickle has de cided to marry and settle down to a particular girl. ' He Huh! She can't be. Local Color. "I understand that sixteen different women have brought suit for breach, of promise against Kiter. What's his defense?" "Oh, he claims that he was simply getting material for his annual out put of summer love stories." Puck. His Wurst. The German proprietor of a Brook lyn delicatessen store has got far enough along to pun in English. A writer in the New York Sun reports the fact. Hanging in the window of the little shop is this advertisement: "The Best You Can Do Is Buy Our IVurst." Youth's Companion. A Poetic Prosecutor. John Burns, city prosecutor of St. Paul, was trying to show Judge Fine hout why some young men ought to be fined for tearing pickets off the fence of Mrs. Joe Goesik. Mr. Burns said: "I know Mike Chicket tore off that picket, and the lady took offence." "No lady is charged with taking a fence," replied Judge Finehout, "and, besides, this is no place for poetry." "SHE WHO HESITATES IS LOST Myrtilla He proposed, but I didn't say yes. I want to keep him on the f rack for awhile. Miranda Be careful, or you may find yourself on the shelf. 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