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ptTT.T CAPITAL JOUXNAL. IALKM. OMOOM, MONPAT, gBPTEMBES 22, 1913.
PAGB rOUB Globe Theatre TODAY Basco and Brown's Musical Comedy Company Presenting for the last time "A Seaside Romance" A laugh from start to finish. CHANGE OF PROGRAM TOMORROW "A Chinese Ambassador" New Music, New Costumes, New Songs, New Dances. A clean show, catering to women and children. 2 NEW PICTURES 2 ( Bargain Matinee Every Day Prices: Matinee, adults, 15c; children, 10c. Evening, adults, 25c; children, 10c. Globe Theatre Out at 8srvice. A young housekeeper. If ber cook tl Btupiil, ber nurse Idle, her um Id more given to flirtation tban to household duties, sighs for the model servants of the good old times. But did "the good old times" ever exist historically, or do they only live iu dreams and bal lads? Charles DlckonB tells of the appall ing stupidity of London kitchens. Sir Walter Scott mentions a genius who, fearing tbat all his master's bees would desert the hive, plastered the openings and suffocated all the Inmates. Sam uel Breck has grewnome accounts of burglars, highwaymen, pirates and murderers among the convicts sent over from England before the Revolu tion. Daniel Defoe's pictures of ex travagance, carelessness, ruscality and all that Is undesirable among servants Is a classic. Jonathan Swift's "Direc tions to Servants" seems to forestall aivery story of negligence, or wasteful ness, or dirtiness the present genera tion has heard. Living phurch. The Top Hat. Although the beginning of the "cylin der of civilization," as It has been called, can bo traced back to the Eliza bethan era. It Is only about seventy or eighty years ago that the top hat of the present day reached Its final shape. Since then It has altered slight ly In the dimensions of the crown and the curl of the brim, but the hat Itself has remained essentially unchanged. The top hat seems to have had Its be ginning in the habit of gallants in the Elizabethan period of cocking up one Ide of their broad brimmed, high crowned felt or beaver hats and secur ing them with a Jewel. The French court later developed this into cocking up three sides of the hat and fastening one with a loop of ribbon. From this fashion came the cockade, now used only by grooms and footmen. The silk bat of today was bora In France and supplanted the bow nearly extinct beaver hat of practically the same ahupe, though considerably larger. London Btandnrd. Th (lie wiiter !y sound us well as an ordinary 111:111 by kIkIiI. If they are swimming toward a certnln point a whistle from time to time will enable them to reach It with unerring accu racy. Tills fact has been proved by some Interesting experiments. A race betweeu blind men and ordinary swim mers on a hike resulted in a victory for the former. Normal swimmers lose much time In raising their beads for the purpose of keeping their eyeB on the winning post. This also pre vents them from concentrating all their attention on speed. Exchange. Rosea For Raatoring Hair. Hoses form the chief Ingredient in what is probably the earliest recipe for a hair restorer on record. According to rilny, "wild rose leaves reduced Into a liniment with bear's grease make the hair grow again In most marvelous fashion." I'liny also recommends "ashes of roses as serving to trim the hairs of the eyobrows." Roses figured prominently In several old time strong drinks, such as rosa soils, which consisted of rosewater mixed with aqua vltae and flavored with cinna mon. The favorite morning draft among Elizabethan roisterers . was "rosa soils, to wash the molllgrubs out of a moody brain." London Chronicle. Blind 8wimmtr, The man who Is unfortunate enough to lose his Bight or to be born blind Is, says a medical anthorlty, severely handicapped on dry ground, but he can. If he Is a swimmer, find his way easily enough In the water. Blind people generally have a keen sense of hearing, and they can steer themselves Remote Origin of Aloohol, No one knows whon alcohol was first made. It is commonly taught that It was first distilled by the ' Arabians about the tenth century, but there Is llttlo doubt that they obtained the secret from Italian doctors, who had long been practicing It Paul Rich ter in the Berliner KUnlsche Wochen schrlft shows that a knowledge of "aqua aniens," or "burning water," may be traced as far back as the sec ond century A. D. to a Christian father named lllppolytus, who possessed a recipe analogous to those banded about during the middle ages. Oldast Ball Gama. Tennis Is pronounced the oldest of all the existing ball games. It is im possible to give Its origin, but It was played in Europe during the middle ages In the parks or ditches of the feudal castles. It was at first the pastime of kings and nobles, but later It grew popular with all classes. The French took It from the Italians and the English from the French. New York Press. ;;ye liberty;; Today and Tomorrow Matinee and Evening. Any Seat 15 cts; Children 10 cts ! DAPHNE LEWIS Singer extraordinary CHARLES GIBBS The Human Phonograph from the Empress. "JOYCE OF THE NORTH WOODS" A special Edison feature in two reels, tures with a cracking good comedy. Two other pic- SPECIAL NOTICE. Owing to an unavoidable mistake in booking, the Mus Art Three will not be on the program. The admission, therefore will be only 15 cts. Children 10 cts. DARIMG SHOOTERS Moonlighters In the Early Days of Our Oil Wells. FORCED TO WORK IN SECRET. Thaaa Bold 8plrlt, to Dodga th Owner of tha Patant Mathod of Shooting Walla, Had to Oparata at Night-Men and Machinery Often Annihilated. One of the most dangerous and at the same time romantic phases of the early oil business was known as moon lighting. In the beginning of the oil excitement a certain man held the put ent on the method of shooting the wells. Having a monopoly of tbo trade, be could and did charge what ever price he saw fit As a result of this condition of affairs there sprang into existence number of bold spirits who began the manufacture of nitroglycerin, the ex plosive used, and shooting the wells for much less money than the patent holder charged. They were forced to use the greatest secrecy in their work, for the patent holder had men employed for the express purpose of spying on all the wells drilled. A stiff fine for the first offense and a prison term for the second were the punish ments indicted on the man unlucky enough to get caught These, outlaw shooters hnd tbelr plants for making the glycerin located in some out of the way spot and when their services were required did their shooting by moon light, hence the name moonlighter. Many and verier" were the adventures tbat befell tiles mooullghtera. A driller coming out from town to a well one day saw a can half bidden In a fence corner and stopped to investi gate. Taking off the lid, he saw what he supposed was lard oil Well pleased with bis find, he took it along with him. lie showed his treasure to his mates at the well and then used some of it to lubricate the engine. For some reason the men were cnlled from the vicinity of the derrick. They had got but n short distance when tbere was an explosion that fitted the costly en gine for the scrap heap. A close In spection of the supposed lard oil re vealed the startling fact that It was nitroglycerin. It was a frightened lot of men who gingerly returned the can to the fence corner from which the driller had taken It It proved to be the property of a moonlighter, who had left it there. In tending to return for it that night in so dangerous an occupation as moonlighting many futnl accidents were to be expected. I recall very dis tinctly two that occurred within a short time of each other. In the first the moonlighter, a big blond Swede, had come straight from his wedding to the well. The liquor he had been drinking In celebration of his marriage bad ruffled bis usually plucld temper. He bad filled the shell with the glycerin and was endeavor ing to slip the cap Into place. His bands were a trifle unsteady, and he fumbled it several minutes. Finally, losing bis temper, he roughly Jerked the cap Into place and struck the per cussion cap a heavy blow with his fist There was a crash that shook the very earth. The derrick and everything in it was blown to flinders. The men who had been watching the operation were Instantly killed. Some time later another terrible ac cident happened. The moonlighter was h young fellow and noted for his careful work. The well he was to shoot had made a fine showing In the sand, and the owner confidently ex pected a gusher. The shot was started down, and everything seemed to be going all right There were severe' men in the derrick, and a tool dresser stood waiting for the shot to reach the bottom of the well when the piece of Iron he held In bis bund, which was called the go devil, would be sent down to set It off. The moonlighter let the rope, which was stretched taut by tb weight of tbo heavy shot run through bis hands. Suddenly the rope slack ened. He knew only too well whut that meant The gits In tho well was forcing the shot back out "It Is coining out! For God's sake help me catch itl" he yelled to the tool dresser. With a shriek the tool dresser fled. and the others, kuowlng their terrible dunger, followed him. The shooter, prompted by the mud hope of catching the shell us It cuine out and thus avert lug the disaster, stuck to his post. There came a deafening explosion that reduced the derrick to a mass of kindling wood. The boiler uud engine wore twisted wrecks. Strewn upon the ground were the mutilated remains of what had been so short a time be fore strong men. The moonlighter, who had tried with such desperate courage to save them, had been com pletely annihilated. Nitroglycerin Is when bandied In broad daylight and under most favor able conditions a dangerous article. How greatly the danger was Increased by handling It as the moonlighters were compelled to may easily be uh derstood. It was without doubt a most hazardous occupation, but the ex cltement connected with It to say nothing of the large amount of money received for their services, proved Irre sistible to the reckless and dating fol lows who became moonlighters. Pitts burgh Dispatch. The archer who misses the target nnia to himself and not to another for tho cause of his failure. Confucius. A failuro is at least a man that has tried, lietter to be a has-been than novar-WM, The open season lor hunting trouble for most people lasts from January 1st to December 31st Floored tha Court, London Low Times tells a story of the late Lord Ashbourne, who as lord chancellor In presiding In the court of appeal in Ireland would occasionally make up his mind to bring a case to in end before the rising of the court. A Junior who was not conscious of bis humor stood up to open what ap peared to be a short interlocutory ap peal. Lord Ashbourne after a sen tence or two hnd neen spoken Inter jected, "Now, Mr. , why should we reverse tbe king's bench on a point like this?" "My lord." rejoined counsel, "there are six reasons why the order should be reversed." "Then," said the president of the court, "suppose we commence with your three best" "No, my lord," said counsel; "I could not consent to that because I have fre quently succeeded in this court upon my bad points." Lord Ashbourne collapsed and for once was unable to have his own way In the court of appeal. Neglacted Neighborhoods. ' You can find in almost any town S "neglected neighborhood." The easi est thing to do with Bucb a neighbor hood is to keep on neglecting it It is so easy for us to study these topics as if they were about other places and people than ourselves and our homes. Is there a neglected cor ner in your town or in your county? If there Is, what are you going to do about It? Not "What have you been doing about it?" or "What oug'it you to do about it?" but "What are yon going to do about It?" If you can't get the committees In terested do something yourself. Ho not bo afraid. Tbo thing Is to get started. You sec, as soon as you have started soincthiiii; the neighborhood is no longer neg lected. And then It will be an easier matter to get some one to come In and help. Christian Herald. The Passing of a Typo. The bard contemporary fact Is that the gloriously innned authors are be coming sadly rare, even rnrer than long haired actors. The long hnlred musician is still with us. though one of the most eminent mnsters of the plnnoforte has yielded something to the modern spirit by submitting briefly to the shears. Individual age has here a potent Influence age, or the getting through with things. What n wonder fully picturesque person Dickens was at twenty-five! And how matter of fact at forty! Browning suffered a similarly sobering and averaging ef fect. The same thing Is true of many other figures in that period, and It Ir not easy to guess whether the chang ing fashion set in during their middle years or whether advancing age would have effected the same change In any case. Atlantic Monthly. Tha Swiss Navy. Centuries before Germany was to be reckoned with as a sea power Switzer land possessed a fleet equipped for warfare. Eight hundred years ago, on all the larger Swiss lakes, armed gal leys were ninlntnlned by the rlvnl can tons. Skilled shipwrights had to be Imported from Genoa for the construc tion of these vessels, some of which carried crews of BOO men or more. The largest of these flotillas was maintain ed on the lake of Geneva, when the Inhabitants of Geneva were at war with Savoy. 8lnce the neutrality of Switzerland has been guaranteed by the powers there has been no need for war vessels on the lukes. The Swiss, however, possess a mercantile navy which carries a considerable amount of trade over the S42 miles of navigable waterways In the republic. 8orry For tha Overworked Artiat "Henry," said his sister at the break fast table the morning after, "you shouldn't ask that young artiBt to work so hard when he and a party of your other friends visit you." "Huh?" replied brother, coming out of a postmortem reverie of the big hand. "You needn't try to deny it. I listen ed at the door awhile, and some one was always asking tho poor artist to 'draw three' or draw some other num ber of pictures. At least you should have been satisfied to have bira draw one at a time." Kansas City Star. A Complex Problem. "Do you think worry makes a man bald beaded?" "It's hard to say," replied the man who gives every question cautious con sideration, "whether you get bald be cuuse you worry or you worry because you are getting bald."-ChIengo Uec-ord-Hernld. Suepioioue. Ted You don't seem to be as friend ly with til in as you used to be. Ned No; I'm rather suspicious of him. He borrowed some money from me the other day and puid It back. Judge. Followed tha Lead. Teneher-Where do we obtnln coal, Freddie? Freddie From the coal beds, miss. Teacher night! Now, Jimmy, where do we obtain feathers? Jimmy -From feather beds. miss. Conaoienca. Sunday School Teachor-What Is conscience. Tommy? Small Tommy It's what makes a fellow feel sor when he gets found out Chicag News. Har Preference. "Yes, I enjoyed tile voyoge." said Mrs, Twhkenbnry. "but on the whole I think I prefer terra cotta." Christian Itegister. Hwaimc s man refrains from steal ing through fear of the jail is no sign that he is an honest man. Some singers seem to go on the the ory that th bent singer is the one who makes the most noise. ' The One Important Th Bltti in clothes buying isn't so much inteeritv e ly or quality (there are many reputable stores), as intergity ( fashion and fit. Younger men will especiauy m the L System Suits in the new grays, blues j browns $10 to $30. The shoe for you the man's shoe is the Packard Shoe are showing the latest in fall footwear, in lace and butt, $4 to $5. We on, at GWjffmsBim Wagner Worship. "There Is no such worship of na tional genius In America as pievuils ubroud," said a recently returned tour ist "In Uerinuuy, for Instance, at the 1 ru the scale of prices varies accord ing to the composer, Wagner, of lourse, commanding the top notch ad mission. Kut the most peculiar fea ture of this musical adoration is tbut It affects the toilets as well. With the elaborate gowning of a New York audience In mind, I approached our landlady ns to the propriety of appear ing nt the opera In such a makeshift costume us my tourist wardrobe ufford ed. 'It depends entirely upon the com poser you Intend to hoar, fruulein,' wus ber m :i;ilshlng reply. 'For some your present uttlre would be perfectly proper, but It it is tne great wugner you are lo hour' She broke off, but an expressive shrug of the shoulders told plainer tlnin words thut it would he tin affront to his ushes to appear In anything but the most stunning and up to date evening gowu." New York Tribune. When Thanka Wera Given. Many years ago a noted chief of the tribe of Chippewa. Indians while hunt ing wounded ii deer and followed it for miles. The clmse was long and very severe, und the Indian was in tho last stages of exhaustion from fatigue and luck of food and water when ho found himself ou the top of a wonderful mountain, ut the foot of which nestled a beautiful hike crystal clear. From the surface of the lake trout leaped, and upon the shore lay the deer he hud hunted. Here were food, wuter, fish and fuel for cooking. ltnlsing his bund and facing the set ting sun, ti e exhausted chief exclaim ed, "Ish-pem-lng." which In the Chip pewa tongue menus "heaven" or "the place on high." The story was remembered, and the name given by the Indian was adopted by the white settlers when the present city of Isbpeming, Mich,, was formed. Ladies' Home Journal. housekeeper. Toward spring he way laid her In the hull one day and said: "Mundy, do you like the country?" Mnndy reckoned she did. "Would you like to go away with me tills summer and keep house for me?" Mnndy wns sure she would. "Suppose 1 pot a bungalow. Do you think you could take cure of It nicely by yourself?" Mundy gnsped and rolled ber eyes. " 'Deed, no, mnssn! Reckon you nil bettor get somebody else; I don't know notbln' nbout tnkln" enre, of any aul muls." nurper's Magazine. Antiquity of Nagging. No, If you ant nagged you are not alono In your experience. Nor are the nagged persons of this nge the only nagged persons of any nge. Nagging is nn old custom. They tell us that Adam. Job. Socrates, Aesop, Leonldas. Muehlavclll and many more distin guished historical personages were vic tims of nagging. This proves the an tiquity but not the wisdom or the respectability of nagging. And If It is as old us It Is claimed to be let It crawl away somewhere to die. For. come to think of it, nagging Is Just as hurtful to the nagger as It is to the nagged. So why injure ourselves for the purpose of lnjurylng some one else? Samson did tint t. you know, when he pulled down the temple of Gnza am. broke bis own buck. Itnther n pool example to follow, eh? Detroit Free Press. Wrota In Bed. Mark Twain wrote nearly nil his Inter books in bed. So persistent "sluggard" was he that lie bud a spi daily conli'ive:l l ed desk litted up so that lie could write without trouble 0' exertion wlilie propped luxuriously among his ,il'lows. lie used to aver that most ii,' his best thoughts cuuie to him in lied und that the trouble and worry of getting up. shaving ui"' dressing dispersed them all and lei him In no mood for commencing b'i literary labors. He was of opinion Inexperienced. j tuKt 1'P(1 WUH ,lle ver-v best P,HC'e f"r In a boarding house for bachelors fhe l,lltuor' n"(1 he ,,,tod lmou hl be Amunda, a typical "mammy," looked n,n. IK. I.. H.,A .,,,, h , , ,i .i. .i " ay does an undertaker always ern style, so well that one of the men ' thought he would take her away with wr such a grave expression on his him in the summer In the capacity of facet HOW TO SAVE Ml EYES THY THIS FEED PBESCMPIlO ri jour eyes glve yo trouble! ft you already wear eyerfuia, , J ides? Thousands of im,i. 1 "windows" who .night (..ilydij: with tlwiti, V.. i 1 1 and it is your dutv to . before it is too late. The eye, mifl looted more than any othor organ tf i? entiro body. After you fililk j day's work you sit down ailratvj muscles, but how about your eyul . you rest them I You knowyoodi J You read or do something elie J keeps your eyes busy; you work J; eyes until you goto bod. TbitiiitJ so many have strained cye and null other eye troubles that threaten narcd or total blindness. Kyeglaaiea aro ml ly crutches; they sever taw This 1,1 ; prescription which has benefited 'itl ' eyes of so many may work equal J dors for you. Uso it s short tin! Would yon like your eye troubles t'. disappear as if by inagicl Try & prescription: do to the neunt vkvi . awake drug store and got a bottle of:, Optona tablets; fill a two-onati belli with water, drop in one tablet lid 4 low it to thoroughly dissolve, With til. liniliil linttln tlm avaa Iw, Ia daily. Just note how quickly voir ibA clear up and how Boon tlie igflsioalki i will disappear. Don't be afraid to ' $ it; it is absolutely harmless. Jui who are now blind might hare mfi' their eyes had they started H care for them in tims. Thia is a iif. .. treatment but marvoloualy effective niuiliiuues or cases, jiow m jwi- have been warned don't delay s 4ay. but do what you can to save yoorj ' and you will thank lit a long u H live for publishing thia prescription. The man who whinea usually l hard-luck as his constant tompanloi For Good Children's Shoes ost People Go to Reinhart s M Children are naturally hard on shoes. It isn't their fault, but the fact remains that it does cost a lot to keep the "kiddies" in footwear. With this in mind, we have made a careful search for and now have on hand boys' and girls' shoes which not only hv( style and comfort, but which wear, WEAR. 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