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In the September number of the Proceed
ings of the American Philosophical Society,
Prof. T. J. J. See, United States navy, has
a memoir on the cooling of the earth and
the theory of earthnuakes held by the an
cients. In rart the memoir Is a further
elaboration of the paper publlshi J last
March by Frof. See to show that earth
quakes are duo primarily to the leakage
of the ocean's bottom. '
For almost, a century scientists generally
have held that the earth Is cooling, and
thertfnra slowly . contracting. In . this way
they explain arthquakes and mountain for
mations. Now conies Prof. Bee with an
elaborate argument more exhaustive than
that of Lord Kelvin, tending to show that
the effects of secular cooling of the globe
are Insensible, and totally denying the con
traction of thu earth.
Prof. Pee's memoirs may be aummarlxed
as follows: The earth's temperature has an
ellptical distribution within, being about
8.3(0 degrees Fahrenheit at the center, and
falling oft toward the surface, where It is
ero. As the earth slowly cooled, the crust
was the only part which experienced an ap
preciable fall In temperature.
Orlaln of Karthqnakea.
Hence the crust Is thin, with a thickness
of not more than twenty miles, which
agrees with the depth deducted from the
study of the world fthakiitK earthquakes.
The great enrthqunkes originate at the
depth of about twenty mlle3, and none is
known of a depth exceeding forty miles.
As the earthquakes all have superficial
origin, and no shakes have a deeper source.
It follows that ther? Is 'no deep seated
contraction of the earth. Consequently all
chances In the crust are due to ordinary
earthquakes, and to no other cause.
SccuWr cooling Is tnfnite!y slow, and
affects only the crust, whk roas world shak
ing earthquakes proceed from the layer
Just beneath the crust. As earthquakes
occur mainly along the seacoat, they can
not depend on secular cooling, but must
be due to the expulsion of lava from be
neath the oceans.
Hence trreat carthquages arc not due
to scular cooling at all, but to the leakage
of the oceans, which produces steam be
neath the crust. This eventually pushes
out at the sides, and raises mountains along
the coasts.
As the -effects of secular cooling ure In
sensible, It follows that the earth Is not
contracting, as held In the books for three,
generations. - Dr. See shows, Indeed, that
at an early stage of the earth's history
contraction , was going on, but It ceased
after our planet became encrusted. In
fact, he thinks that so far" from contract
ing, the earth may now be slightly expand
ing,' owing to the formation of pumice
everywhere beneath the crust.
The old theories that mountains are due
to the secular cooling and contraction of
the globe must therefore be abandonrd.
The mountains are formed by the expul
sion of lovi froi.i; K-ivUli the sea, and
hence they are parallel to the coast.
Ak of tha Earth.
Dr., fete concludes by a mathematical In
quiry that the aje of our encrusted earth
does not exceed some 10,0C0,(KO years, which
is a much shorter time than geologists
have generally allowed. -Jle also flnds .iba
radium, plays no Important part In the de
velopment' of the globe, v; V'
Prof. See translates Aristotle's theory of
earthquakes, which has never before been
made accessible to English readers. The
Greeks all held that earthquakes were due
to the agitation, of vapors within the earth
which tended to t-scapo and diffuse them
selves In the atmouphere. Aristotle ob
served the eruption of a volcano and con
cluded from the vapor noticed to-escape
that all earthquakes were due to thu same
causa as that producing eruptions. .
When Plato was 64 and at the head of
the academy In AtUeps and Aristotle was a
boy II years old the Homeric city of Helike,
on the southern' shore of the Qu'.f of Cor
inth, was thrown down by an earthquake
and overwhelmed by a seismic, sea wave.
The cause ot this disaster perplexed the
Athean sages, and iius remained one of
the mysteries of the centuries. Now comes
Prof. See, who shows that It was due sim
ply to the expulsion of lava from beneath
the Gulf of Corinth, which thus made the
sea bottom unstable, . and when It gave
way t also carried the shore on which
Hellke stood; Imdeed, the city was nrsi
devastated by the movement of lava be
neath the crust and afterward subsided
about one hundred feet, so that it was
covered by the waves to such a depth that
only the tops of trees remained above
Besides the sinking of Hellke, other cases I
of the subsidence of the land are mentioneu
and In the concluding note attention Is
called to the elevation of the mountains
and the sinking of the sea bottom now
going on in the vicinity of the Aleutlun and
Kurlle Islands the north Paclilc.
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Aar.-ifa V'ow "Wnrels to Malaysia
to Obtain rare'Ior Il
Brother, ,
iv.t,.,in.t to save V.or brother from the
opium habit, no matter what the cost might
be- to her, Miss Agnci -llaviland of Phlla-
delpl.la has Just returned from a trip to
the West Malay I'eninsula, whi-re she ob
tained a cure. Having traveled thousands
or miles, enduring privations of every sort
and character,', this heroine, with an ample
supply of the remedy obtained from fresh
m thnt far-off land. Is putting Into
effect the published accounts of the efficacy
of the antidote..
M( HMvllsnd suent about a month in
land around Pelangor. capital of the west!
Malay Peninsula, and the horrors due to
the opium habit seem like a nightmare to
This was converted into a pleasant
I dream, however, when she noted the many
I cures made by the, little, recently discov
j ered plant.
n.r hrother has been a victim or me
opium curse for several years. First taken
as a soothing drug to relieve meniai ana
nhv.iral distress, he had to Increase the
I amount taken almost dully, as the deaden
Ing effects of the smaller doses were de-
creased. Blowly but surely he became en-
I mnalipd In thtt clutches of the dist.llca
poppy, until his life was a burden to him.
Then he apiwuled to bis sister. There
was nothing she could do. Blie had en
gaged the best physicians in Philadelphia.
but each had given up her brother a case
as hopeless. One day she read a story
a newspaper that an opium cure had
I been discovered.
t'rnm an article based on report of
Consul Ueneral D. t. V "her. she learned
1 that the Malays had really discovered a
cure for the lu-.blt.
Frail of physique, but dauntless In de
termination. Miss llavlland determined to
get this cure If possible. First, however,
she would make a personal Investigation.
In June sha left her borne and Journeyed
across the continent to Seattle, where sh
' .n,iirkil on her lung oceao vcyast.
I talked with Consul Uenera wnoer
of the cure," said Miss llavlland, "and his
testimony established my faltn In the vine.
The sclentlflo name of this plant is Com
brctum sundalcum, and not Tamal bsl, as
some seemed to think.
"From Mr. Wllber and others I found
that the way to prepare this vine for use
was as follows: First, boll over a gentle
charcoal Are In the proportion of. three
pounds of water to one ounce of the pre
pared drug for about four hours, till half
the original water remains. Second, strain
the preparation and leave It to cool, and
It is ready for use. Third: fill two brandy
bottles with the preparation; into bottle A
put burnt opium to th quantity the pa
tient used to consume in one day. The
opium will dissolve at once with a milky
color. Fourth, take two tablespoonfula of
the mixture from bottle A whenever Xhe
patient craves for opium, shake the bot
tle before use, and directly after each
dose la taken All the same quantity of the
preparation from bottle B into bottle A.
No opium la to be put into the medicine
after the first bottle."
Continuing . her story, Miss Hav1lan
satd: , "Upon visiting the Chinese towkay,
who had Introduced the medicine in
Seremhan with good effect, I learned that
the leaf had been discovered In Jelebu by
a young man who was an opium smoker.
He had been told by a friend to take the
leaf of a certain plant growing in the
Jungle and to boll it and drink the medi
cine. He did so and found that he could:
break f his opium habit. He told others
about It, and when the Seremhan towkay j
went to Jelebu to collect his home rents J
he was told of the medicine. He ordered
his mining coolies to collect the plant for
him, and then introduced it into Serem
ban. "The Chinese preachers and young men
enthusiastically took up the matter" and
the medicine was prepared at tha mission
hall. The news spread and hundreds came
every day, until the mission hall and street
outside became blocked with people. Never
shall I forget the touching spectacle of
these men eagerly asking for help; chil
dren coming asking for the cur for their
She saw the Rev. W. E. Horley, who
has done so much to spread the cure
among the Malayans, and from him ob
tained two sacks of the precious remedy.
which is a vine not unlike the American
morning glory, and has come home a
messenger of good cheer to her stricken
That the remedy Is effective Is believed
by Miss Havlhtnd because of Instances
which came under her observation. She
saw one Chinaman, who had been a user
of the drug for flfteen years, broak his
pipes and with an ax destroy the bunk
on which he reposed when under the
opiate Influence. She saw three hundred
men and women each with a bottle, or
some vessel with which to carry ' the
remedy, come daily to the depots where
the Belangor Anti-Opium society gave free
medicine to those afflicted. Government
officials of the Malay I'eninsula told bet
that the Importation of the drug had
already been reduced from eighty to thirty
chests each month . and was still falling.
Philadelphia Inquirer.
For the Womau That's Fat
A Detroit physician says that the cheap
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Marmola (get it in the original half-ounce
package), one-half ounce Fluid Extract
Casrara Aromatic and three and one-half
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Most Fascinating; of Alaska's Ifataral
Woudrrs Doomed by an
" Earthquake. .
The Mutr glacier, ons of the most fasci
nating of the natural wonders of Alaska,
is dying. This summer, for the first time
in nine years, steamers have been ab's to
enter the bay into which the glacier
empties its gleanings of ice, snow and
rocks, and the sight ot this king hidden Ice
pack was a sad one for those who had
known the glacier before it received, its
mortal wound from an earthquake in J898.
The Pacific Coast Steamship company's
liner Spokane, which has Just returned to
this port after a summer spent in making
excursion trips between the sound and
Alaska, was the first vessel to penetrau
the bay, which, sines th earthquake of
nine years ago, has been closed to navi
gation by Jagged barriers of ice. The
Spokane had no easy task to fores its way
through, but when the barriers had been
passed the steamer floated in the clear
water at the glacier's face, and tue sight.
lthough vastly different from what had
been expected, was rich repsyment for the
When those who had known tha glacier
in it prime last saw it Its face was full
two miles long. It stood 20 feet above
the water and extended below the surface
to a depth of 8M feet Every foot of the
tao miles was full of life, and atXlvely en
gaged la tha titanic labor ot manufacturing
and launching Icebergs.
T. J. P.ichardson, sn artle. who has
spent sixteen ' years of ths last twenty
three at points along tha northern coast
of the Pacific ocean, and who has known
tha Mulr glacier since 1(01, thus describes
the glacier In action: ' 1
"It was a grand and awe Inspiring sight,
for the great lea mass was disintegrating
fast and the detonations as the bergs
dropped off into tl.e r were like the roar
of artillery. Hardly ten minutes would
pass without ths collapse of some great
piece of ice, and the tidal waves which
would follow ths submerges of a big frag
ment would send a wall of water ten feet
high or mors rushing in to ths shore. One
had to be constantly on guard for these
combers when on the beach. Ths sight of
ths falling masses of k-e used always to
make ms think of a fight of giants, fu
which those fas 'ths front rank were con
stantly falling, pushed on to destruction by
the fellows behind."
Mr. Richardson thus describes the Mulr
glacier as he found It this summer:
"Only about half of the former face
of the glacier Is active in discharging to
the sea. Today the active portion may be
described as the left arm. The right arm
la hardly active at all and in my opinion
will be 'dead' In a comparatively few years.
Already in front ot the face are showing
sand and gravel ridges in the water, which
lndloate that the ice mass Is forming a
terminal to such proportions that the glacier
will be entirely separatea rrom the sea.
"A live- glacier, speaking technically, is
one which discharges directly Into the
ocean, while a dead glacier is one which
ends on land and Where the loe mass is
dissipated by the action of the sun alone.
It melts away, while tha live glacier dis
integrates In huge masses which float away
to sea in the form of Icebergs. The dead
glacier is of comparatively small Interest
to any save the scientist, while the live
one, with its awe Inspiring detonations and
activity, will hold the' attention of any
creature, no matter how' unschooled, for
even the uneducated - natives will stand
for hours watching ths movements of the
ice." 8an Francisco Call.
Ths Five Points mission school In New
Tork City has an Industrial department, iu
which are taught dresxmaking, chair can
ing, basket weaving, shoemaklng and the
repairing of clothing. - '-
Ths three months' tent campaign by the
evangelistic committee of New Vork City
was most suoc -ssf ul In Its work. 1,6 meet
ings being held In eighteen tents, with an
aggregate attendance ot over iM,(MJb.
Rev. Frederick J. Kinsman, professor of
ecclesiastical history In the General Theo
I' Kiai -e i lner . N"W V"rn. hue he-n
elected vice-rector of St. Paul's school, Con
cord, N. H. Mr. Kinsman is an alumnus
and former master of the school.
Church union in Canada has run against
a snag In the apportionment of benevo
lences, the methods of the Presbyterians
and Methodists being so radically different
in the mutter of raising funds that it is
hard to strike a common ground.
ltev. Wfll'arn K. Tell, who has lust en
tered on bis new duties as archdeacon of
the Chicago diocese ot the Episcopal
church, was born In Bedford, England, lie
was ordained la Chicago, nowever. by
Bishop Vhltehouse in IKlC'.'.'.T,.
The last Sunday in.Augupt, was a note
worthy day In London from the point of
view of American pulpit oratory. Dr. Qnn
saulua of Chicago preached at City temple,
Ir. Cadmun of Brooklyn at Wiiltrtltld s
tahernade and Dr. Neliemlali Doynlon at
Wardsworths In the suburbs.
The University of "Leeds has conferred
the degree of Doctor' of Letri rs on Rev.
Robert Cqllycr, the well., known Unitarian
clergyman of New York. Dr. Collyex will
be 84 years old In December and started
life as a. blacksmith In .Yrkshlr, England,
where he was born. ,
Governor J. Frank Hanly of Indiana. Rev.
Charles Stelzle of the department of rhurclt
and labor of the Preshjterlan Church and
Kev. Dr. Collins Denny of Vauderbllt uni
versity are aiming the men who have ac
cepted Invitations to address the snnual
general rmivenilon of the Wesley Brother
hood ln,,quhviiie, Ky November U-SL.
Iivv. Henry .Van Runssoiaer, a well known
Roman Catholic priest, tor, the lam ten
years anslstant ' pastor of St. Francis Xa
vler's church, -West Sixteenth street. Man
hattan, died at St. Vincent's hospital Thurs
day morning at the age of 66. He was a
grandson of the lust putroon, Stephen Vun
Reaselaer, who. though an Episcopalian,
contributed toward the building of the tlist
Roman Catholic church in Albany; he him
self, though educated for the Episcopalian
ministry, was converted to' the Humid
faith,, became. a member of the Jesuit order
and gave ail his wealth, . which was large,
to the church. A sister likewlre tunnd
Cethollo and Joined the sisters of charity
Rev. Henry Van ieuseeiar W a life nf
exemplury devotion aqd service, .and evcu
In his iast duj-H, when he was a clvlng man,
he persevered In direction of the chuiitaMo
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way of your success In life,"
"Lett, Mr, Ooodman, left," hnrrecttd the
bride, with a proud look itt thu sinewy
athlete by her aide, "(.ioiti is a south
paw, you know." Chicago Tribune.
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