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The smaller the needle the sharper the edge and the greater the annoy-anc- e to users. Then, again, the eye vould rust, for a woman will dampen the end of the thread on her tongue In order to make a point so that the needle may be threaded more easily. Complaint was loud and long, and or-ders were passed down the line to pro- duce an eye in the smallest needle thai could not cut the finest and softest thread in the world This was done by inventing a new machine in the shape of die cutters for the making of the eyes. The points on these minute augers are so small that they cannot be seen with the naked eye or detected by the most delicate sense of touch. A microscope is necessary. So it was essential to invent new machines to manufacture the dies and to sharpen the tiny drills. Polishers and burnishers had to be made that would finish off every rough edge In an Instant almost because needles sell a dozen or so for a few cents. ."When this was done the needles were placed in a rack, through which the eyes projected and held so tightly that .When immersed in water only the eyes Were covered. In this way the heads of the needles became the negative pole of a powerful battery, and in a of several mil- lew moments the Hon needles were gold plated and hcv.ee rendered rust proof. Harper's. ej-es rrr )c&& Un AN ce ft a n ARTIST. GLASS IS PECULIAR, ? THE ADAIR COUNTY NEWS FOUND ITS GOLDEN HEAD. In Italy BIRDS AND COLORS. Wy Riddle of a Marble Column Pigeons and Chickens Can See What He Got His Fee, Too, Before Ho Gavi It H k Number of Curious and ConRead by a Beggar. Up the Information Wanted. Is Invisible to Man. tradictory Qualities. Near the monastery of San Vito, In Winslow Homer was a great painter It has been slowly brought to our Glass is one of the most lnterestinp-- s Naples, stood a marble column that understanding that the world is not Priceless Recipes That Are Now who had the unusual good fortune to well as one of the most peculiar had been erected by an eccentric the same to all creatures, and probably have his merit appreciated early In things in the world It has curious :m3 Lost to the World. Frenchman about the beginning of the no experiments have tended more to life. But no one ever presumed les-o- n contradictory qualities, and many aslast century. On it were written in make this clear than those on the a wide reputation. Affectation wa.--a tonishing phenomena are connected weakness from which his sense of with it Brittle and breakable as it is, French the following enigmatic words: color sense of chickens, pigeons, owls COLORS OF THE OLD MASTERS. humor saved him. yet it exceeds almost all other bodies "On May 1 every year I have a golden and kestrels. Hungry chickens and pigeons were In his biography by Mr. W. H. in elasticity. head." bright room for Downs is printed the story of a New If two glass balls are made to strike' The inscription sorely puzzled the first kept,an hour in a accuctomed to the They Are the Envy and the Despair of York gentleman of wealth and artistic each other at a given force the recoil. them to become inhabitants of Naples. On May 1 the light The floor Modern Artists, to Whom Their tastes who made the journey to Scar- - by . , "C virtue of their elasticity, will be "aa, then spread with tQ erection of tue column Composition Is a Mystery Greek boro, Me., where Homer had his studio. nearly equal to their original Impetus black clotu' evenly covered j a smootu , came to it in crowd i JSS with grains of wheat, a strong spec- Fire and Roman Mortar. to make the artist's acquaintance. Connected with Its brittleness'ire some' of finding the top covered trum was thrown on it from the ceil On his arrival he found the studio very singular facts. pieces. Needless to say, they went ing and Numerous are the trade secrets hand- door locked. The owner was nowhere the hungry animals were turn Take a hollow sphere with a hole and home with their pockets as empty as ed loose. They picked the wheat first ed down generation by generation to be seen. He wandered about the stop the hole with the finger, so as to they came. they were when to son, and vast is the cliffs for awhile until he met a man prevent the external and rnternal air tile bright red, then the ultra red, For several years people came to see from the yellow and finally the green. from father next capital made out of some of them in In a rough old suit of clothes, rubber from communicating, and the sphere the promised wonder and went away They touched nothing in the blue and q commercial world of today, boots and a battered hat, who carried will fly to pieces by the mJre heat oy disappointed. At last the authorities Particularly, perhaps, is this the case a fishpole. He accosted the fisherman the hand. Vessels made of glass tliav down in the be- violet because they saw notmng; out, had the column taken hand, they saw the grains among the numerous manufacturers of thus: been suddenly cooled possess the lief that treasure would be found be- on the other red that were invisible to piquant sauces and the countless vend- - j "Say, my man, If you can tell me have In the ultra carious property of being able to re neath it. Nothing but earth was , where I can find Winslow Homer I slst hard blows given to them ers of patent medicines. found, and so the column was set up the men. This proved that for chickens and Obviously the words had a again. But there lyalso, it must be remem- - have a quarter for you." but will be Instantly shivered "Where's your quarter?" said the by a small particle of flint dropped into mystic meaning, but no one was clever ' nlgcons the spectrum is shortened at bered another slde' t0 tne case ManV( h vlolet ,end of short wave length arg priceless trade secret3 fisherman. i enough to guess it, and for years the their cavities. This property seems tc and extended at the red end of long buried far down below the moldering He handed it over and was astound- depend upon the comparative thickness riddle remained unsolved. is the effect Finally in 1841 a ragged beggar wave length. Thiswearing orange one dust of the misty past and lost to the ed to hear the quizzical Yankee fisher- of the bottom; the thicker the bottorccolmight expect from world, perchance never again to be re- man say, "I am Winslow Homer." named Annibale Tosci noticed the inIs the more certainty of breakage by ored glasses and demonstrated that covered. scription. He stood looTiing at it for a The sequel of this unusual lntroduc- this experiment Some of these vessels In TY. Hfrf tllf first OTfimnlp flint nPPTirn xu i -i long time while he pondered its mean- fowls see through such spectacles o .T tttoo tfint ITnmor rnr Vila na-rt- n- - . the form df jellw and oran e to the mindof tne yter, for instance, qualntance back to the stpdlo, enter- - a mallet given with sufficient force ing. Then suddenly the solution of tt' ..o. . what vouia a Royal academician of the ' talned him ..oUi. the puzzle flashed into his mind. He biuuuiui ciiiu.uut.u lu and before he left sold him drive a nail into wood, and heavy bod ' u,c '.present aay give to be possessed or tne a picture. waited patiently until May 1 before he l les, such as ison, bits of wood, Jasper U....UIU-- . uic jo husia-i-s tested the accuracy of his interpreta t est. zone was uuu creen instead uMb-i.- the KpPret helfl hv the old master.; Tin stone, etc., have been cast Into then.'1 of r the , .v.oi "uucu-.- , r !......., " ijrv-nvan t. . i. tion of the mystic words, lJUtlc4 rri from a height of two or three feet with i LIGHTING WITH GAS. ,&IU,e- l" u"ra and their compeers-f-or mixing their On the dav mentioned in the inscrlp- - rea- - tue U1UL uem out any effect yet a fragment of flinit .tropo no mpn spf themcolors so as to render them imperish tlon Tosci, bearing a pick and shovel. not larger than a pea dropped from . i able and impervious to the ravage of And the Young Scotsman Who Wore a height of three Inches has made then-- . set out at davbreak for the column. London Mail. Wooden Hat. time? He arrived before any chance visitors, morning a good many years ago fly. One The red colors especially of these and as soon as the monastery's bells HUNS AND MAGYARS. artists of a bygone epoch are every a young Scotsman was shown Into tolled 6 he started digging in the DAMP, DARK DAYS. ELIZA WAS GENEROUS. ground covered by the shadow of the; Legent. Says Nimrod, Noah's Grand- - whit as bright now as they were the office of a great engineer at Birthree long centuries ago. On the mlngham. The young man was wear son, Founded the Race. . And Their Depressing Effects Upon the top of the column. He bad not dug Her Munificent Offer For an Original1 ..! contmrv. the colors of niotiirps nnlnt. ing a hat of extraordinary shape, and . long before he came on a satchel that Among the many interesting bits or Human hvstftm. Five Act Tragedy. Wg nervousness at meeting the man ined 80,000 fnmes The inscrip- - history which are included m uia People are likely to look back co.. Next time it is a dark, dreary day anfl are fa(ed and decaye(1 to of fame ne let the hat slip. It fell luster u uu UUU. and you are sure that you have some column - covered uuc I.UC UWU VI UliO Homes of New Americans. Dr. bran- - j ft epiorabie'extent with a hollow thud upon the floor. The mlseratingly upon the past ln tin--- . the golden treasure cis E. Clark's study of the original really terrible ailment don't worry. every Again ln the world of musiC) the engineer looked with astonishment at days of modern progress. When v. year on May 1. life and surroundings of our linmi-- , manufacturers or vi0iins-o- ld Just cheer up and realize that there Is masters, the thing. The owner picked It up hear what the most prolific of present Annijmle the beggar whass nothing the matter with you except , sharp guess Tosci, given him compara- grants, is a brief account of the tradl- ag 0Qe may justifiably term themi In a apologized for the noise It had day novelists receives a word anc had that the weather Is damp, and the first j tive wealth, became a landowner nea tional origin of the Huns and Magyars, another branch of a caused. It was of wood, he explained. what the weekly royalties of any welt According to this story. Mmrod we say tha? Bunny day will be sure to set you right . He died at the age of nine ' grandson of Noah, was the founder of recipe for a varnisn that sank into the He had made jt himself, turning it known playwrights are literary profession has come in?t. At least this is the opinion of Dr. Mantua. Youth's Companion. the wood of their incomnarable instru- - with his father's lathe. r. Rankin, a London physician, who has the race nis wife. Eneh. bore him ments and mellowed it as well as pre- The engineer thought that there' it3 own. Some hark back to the can two sons. Hunyor and Magyar. These served it been giving lectures on the subject of ' Milton receiveo'must be something In a man who could trastlng tale-t- hat were great hunters HISTORIC RAILROAD TRIP. He attributes two brothers-w- ho health and happiness. Witn such extremet reientTess jeal- - think out and make such a thing as ' only 5 for the first copyright on most of the ordinary woes of humanity line tneir rarner. wuo ua gneu u.s ousy however, did they guard their this. He forthwith engaged him, kept ' "Faracuse Lost," an epic m twem to the damp weather and explains his Fillmore and Webster on the Erie's name to every expert user or tne ar- - great secret that it too, is lost, to all an eye upon him and gave him work hooks containing a total of 10b." theory scientifically. row. spear and gun since nis aa- y- appearances, irretrievably. First Through Train. of responsibility. The engineer was "ne?. out mac was uer o cenmni' damp' weather," he says, "the "In I'oe received $10 tor "ue The completion of the Erie was the while chasing a doe in the forests of , Rather more than 100 years ago Boulton; the new man, William Mur-aoc- ago. skin does not perform Its functions Raven.' That may be dismissed witl-thmost important event ln the history of the Caucasus, were led to move west- - there lived in a quaint, old world vil- properly. Products which should be ' railroad building down to that time a ward and found a country rich in fer- - iage in Wales a working blacksmith statement that poetry never paid. The man with the wooden hat justiThe modern way of making mone thrown off In perBjiiration remain and matter of national consequence. Rec- tile meadows and green fields. Wfl0 nad managed by some means or fied the judgment of the man who em cleg the skin. Under ordinary circum- - ognition of this fact was made when The doe vanished from before their otter to brins: the weldlnir of steel to ployed him. After awhile he was sent by literature is even more recent thai stances in a normal temperature the in May, 1S31, a special train carried eyes, for she had evidently been in- - 6uch a njj.ph 0f nprfpf.HnTi thnt tin. lit. ro-- Is generally thought Alexander Hiito nnri amount of vapor passing from the skin on a two days' trip through the moun- - vented by the inythmakers to lead the jomt was absolutely invisible and the turned it was to light up his master's oi Cincinnati, one of the best known- .,.,. -- w, ........ ..-. .. ...v.. ilAO .lliVi ,..Wo v... ....-...v. temper of tle steel ag fine as OQ premises with gas. The mind which bookmen and collectors of the middkmoist air the amount passing out. from York, sweet with the leaves and bios- - erward. we are told, the progeny of f1nv ,f lof(. tha tnctnr,a nrflt,vniiP nnnii,i th onni a tn west, has a letter In his collection o"" Rt. Mb r, the skin is reduced to seven or eight soms of early summer, President Fill- - Hunyor settled beyond the Volga, while nrot.psq hfl wn!- - nhlf. tn ,n1n ha vorv thf. nnrnos ;f nffhHnff Hvpd TnsldP autographs that proves this point. r Two generations ago Eliza Lcp-imore, four members of his cabinet and the sons and grandsons of Magyar set- finest of sword blades, ounces. and after he that wooden hat St James Gazette. ' was a leading actress In America. "As perspiration contains poisonous ' other guests of national distinction. Don and were had finished with them they tled about the river were abRead her letter. O budding genius Daniel Webster, majestic even un- - known thereafter as properties, it is not surprising that solutely as good and as sound as when Leigh Hunt. during damp weather these poisonous der his heavy burden of age and illthe typewriter, and be glad that w.ie. However much or however little true they had left the factory. This famous Englishman has two rnn nro unUI it !s snncp for properties which are retained in the health, was secretary of state in Fill history is found in this maze of myths. The blacksmith's fame spread far distinct claims to fame. Not only was iocai nanpr- body lower the vitality and produce mare's cabinet and rode on that first flrt nn rori hot nnrclcnil 1irnrfli fill J. through train. He made the journey ," centuries. The Huns devastated and wide, and, naturally enough, he e he a brilliant poet, essayist and critic, Tremont House, Boston, May 17. 1834. various temporary ailments." great reputation, but he made but much that we know of Keats. E. Dusseault, Jr., Charlestown, Mass. nod So it's really a comfort to know that In a rocking chair lashed to a flat car Europe in the earlv centuries. and Blr I wish an original Ave act tragedy rking in sol - Shelley, Lamb, Byron, Moore, Cole-when we do not feel "well" in damp that he might lose nothing of the scen- "MagVar" is still the most honored a PInt f inLab heroine, myself th tempt- - ridge, Dickens and Cnrlyle has been the feature " b a scene ery and the sweetness of the fresh ver name by which the people of Hungary tude. He was offered large and weather it is no sign cf constitutional not to be lalt personator of It: the j ing sums to divulge his secret but derived from thf knowledge of these ln this country: the plot to be optior-- San dure.- .or was he too feeble Q enjoy choose to be known SI. health, but just the weather. ' kept it obstinately to himself. an3 celebrities .mien Hunt gave to the with the author for which. If I like i ' Prancisco Chronicle. ' c tiicai, uaiutxuc ai wubib when his span of life had run its worid. Possessing a happy spirit and will pay $5. Respectlfully, dreh" and sheep were roasted whole, ELIZA LOGAN To See the Back of Your Eye. course he took it with him to another genmSe scholarship. Leigh Tfunt's pork and beans were cooked In vesCastle Garden, Boston Post Behind the eye, jvhat is called the world. writings sparkle with wit and cleverCastle Garden was built by the Unit sels holding fifty gallons each, bread retina, Is lined' with branching blood was baked in loaves ten feet long and ' The ancient Greeks had a substance ness, while his translations are among d States In 1S07 from the plans of American Leaf Colors. but perfectly ' vessels, and a curious Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Williams, two feet thick, so heavy that two men simple experiment will enable you to which we call Greek fire and which the choicest of their kind. His pecu-- ' It has been observed that the leaver uged niary difficulties undoubtedly prevent-- of American trees, such as maple.; and C. E., and was called Fort Clinton. In staggered under their burden, QfV. the see these. Place yourself m a dark! Trholo TOQ nt n fQt Qf employing lfc was ed Hunt giving us his best at times, Their method 1S22 It was ceded to New York city oaks and so forth, which aft" long, spread under a specially built room opposite a dark colored wall; simply this to throw the substance but after he was granted a pension scarlet In 1S24 it became a place of amuse home exhibit splendid colors In xnen 11SIU a c:iau,e aDU' "'U1U "l ment and about 1S2G got the name of shed along Railroad street from Deer ?our hand, move it up and down be upon the surface of the water, where amounting in all to 320 per annum fall below their reputation to lion street it flamed up and set fire to the ships the improved comfort and augmented regard when transplanted In Kuu Castle Garden. In 1S4"j there were oxxr eesv a11 tbe time lookin? lt was a great dav for Dunkirk; it fore leisure enabled him to make his mark land or on the continent of Earin'. of the enemy. What was it? Ethiopian minstrels there, in 1S47-- 9 was a creat ,inv fnr xw York-- w..w not at the candle, but at the wall be ,... tnt , on English literature with essays of An Pn irtlsh nhsprver. who hnn The only known substance of the theatrical companies played there, and . , .. . ., vrinfl Affir n Htt1f- firnctifd rnn r!ll uuu .. dn .hi io thp remarkable power. Pearson's Weekly, j studyIng tne causes of the autnr in ISoO Jenny Lind sapg there .Jtn i also iuc li.iuon, unu ic was a great aay " nPP"- on the wall a great branch-- . "VoSsium uf to set fire to a for President Fillmore, who found lQ"i ff- Ttocr rlrtTkfl i c. n nlnnn rf ! metal tints of trees, thinks the superior.-- j 'sC: nml beans especially to his Ing figure in black on a reddish sur- f Lehigh. wouw of immi the PrjL of our woodlands a:lses from the ment and the commissioners The Name face. What you are looking at Is the SIP ln tue .manner described gration took it as an immigrant depot use or at least hair a On March G, 1S12, Lehigh county and mild yet glowing climatic ?mI Z shadow of these blood vessels at the necessitate the ' In 1S70 it suffered from fire, and oa where dia the was formed from part of Northampton tions prevailing here in the fall. Mck of your own eye. Perhaps the ton of the metalSoakina the Clothes July 9. 1S7C. it was burned to tha Greeks obtain the substance they used county. Its name came from the lo- - land, it Is added, is rarely blessed w- n- ost curious part of..'the whole thing Mrs Brown n nd a new domestic name de an Indian summer. When the cllmat:.'ground. It was rebuilt at once. In is that the part or the eye which re- - with such effect? Or how did they high river, being an Indian nnmui Aotipc The origi- - conditions permit the leaves to retain 3S92 the depot was moved to Ellis inceives Imnrcsslon of fi"ht must lie make it? If Greek fire was Potassium rived through the German. '' A rnios '' colr1 land, and Castle Garden reverted to tne secret of the Process is another nal Indian name Is said to have been considerable vitality in the autni.iiy " 1ll rni ' behind the v these blood vessels.-Lon- don enni-' n Iinf UJU-- L U m..tViliiiM-the colored pigment is normally miilt LUC 1sn4 or the city, which In IPlli; opened an aqua-riuUt(L 1LU IUU "01 did not" answered the girl. '' Graphic. hence the glorious forests K there. 'The man who could disinter the meaning "the place of the fork of the .. . "Til.. .i... tiua T.,. lu, uiuuj. iu uu iuu United States. Chicago Recurt- lburied recipe for Roman mortar would road." The German settlers of the the Cured Her. "Why. certainly." was the reply. Herald. Lecua, When rather Sings. a way out if one seeks be bowed down to and worshiped by region shortened this into Thee isalwas i "Very well, mum." said Agnes. use among the PeHn-o- f Is still in Little Mildred lives on the Kansas About two hours later Agnes pre in the proper direction How the lady the builders of the present day. How which Regulating Price of Books."--Thside and is four years old. She has a sented herself to the house put a stop to a telephone they made it is a profound secret and sylvania Germans. "Lehigh" is the her mistress. price of books was once a mai Allen-NeEnglish version of "Lecha." pood voice and likes to sing. Her fa"Oi hev put thiin clothes in soak, caller who annoyed her is told in the bids fair to remain so. ter for legislation in Eugland. An aef ther has a very poor voice and wouldn't The mortar is as firm now as it was town, the county seat, was called of 1334. which seems never to- Isave" York Sun: "A husv housewife on said, carry a tune on his shoulders. He is mum," sheme only"but the pawnbroker the .west side had been called f the years ago. It has calmly scoffed Northampton until 1S3S Philadelphia t wud give chew dollars on the been repealed, provides that any ' Record. aware of his falling. So is Mildred. whole outfit Here be regarding the price of book th' money, an' telephone every day for two weeVs by at the ravages of time and weather. Whenever he starts to sinv the raspThe above are but a few a very sorry Oi am that ye bees so barmd some person who inquired if that was should be considered by "the lord chamon her rtsic loving it's ing noise gn-te-s Applied Advice. the meat market. It seemed impossible j few of the lost and buried secrets or up." Harper's Magazine. berlain, the lord treasurer and thtr enrs. and whenever Mildred is naughty to straighten out the phone numbor.v antiquity which modern scientists and "I want to buy one of those 'Do It Justices or any two of these." and that, father threatens her thus: angry. So the mechanicians would give much to Now' cards." The housewife became "Sansv." those dignitaries should have "powei" "Mildred, if yon don't behave ptpa "Sorry."' said the clerk, "but were md authority to reform and redress "At Liverpool street station. London." j other. da-- wbeu ca,lcd sbe admitted learn. London Answers. will sing." . k v, that it w.ls tlip mnnt tniirlrot rti ror out of those cards. We'll have some the enhancing of the prices of printeJ !,.. .it --.n.i .... turni p Mildred ,,,,..!.,.. , J fo7a do.- printed next week." order X7e p,si,,ly That Held Him. books and to limit the prices of "You told me that last week." One of the young men in the boardbooks and the offenders should lost? and walks away. But she always bn he At this point the proprietor came for- and forfeit for )very book by then? ing house had the double fault of slowhad never heard of such a place. i ereu sulcehare3. Kansns City Star. ness in paying his bill and fusslness ward. "But," I urged, "is not that the way sold whereof the price be enhance "Print some immediately," he order- the sum of 3s. Gd." London Mail. A Disadvantage. country people pronounce the about the table service. One morning The Hens Were Jealous. "It is impossible to get a fair esti- he said peevishly to the landlady, "Mrs. ed, "and tack up about forty of 'em "No. indeed." he laugh-ingl"My dear." ,;.id the professor's wit, mate of the output of the American Jones, will you tell me why my napkin around here." Louisville Courier-Jou- r replied. "They call It Sapsy." She Didn't Do It "the hens have scratched up all th-i- t nal. hen." is so damp?" The family jar waxed fiercer.' eggplant seed you sowed." "Why is it Impossible to get a fair "Yes. Mr. Wicks." replied the landKipling's Response. "You talk about my being to blainii? -- nrtrT-rl "Ah, jealousy!" mused the professor. V A Little Oversight. lady promptly. "It's because there is The Cantab, the Cambridge univer- tor our marrying!" shrilly exclaimed And be sat down and wrote a twenty "Because, no matter how you fix it, so much due on your board." BrookMinister (approaching the baptismal Mrs. "John Henry, dirt V page article on the "Development of sity weekly, onced asked Rudyard Kip- the record is bound to be a fowl one." lyn Times. font) The candidate for baptism will hunt you out nnd then make love to. ling to contribute to its columns. In -Envy In the Minds of the Lower Bi- response Baltimore American. now be presented. Mother of Intend- you?" came the following raply: peds." Ladies' Home Journal. Close. ed Candidate (in horrified undertone "No!" he snorted. "But you oonlcf5 There once was a writer who wrote. to husband) There. I knew we would have given me the glassy eye and Bent-m"You say he is stingy?" "Dear Sir In reply to your note Path of Least Resistance. A Handy Woman. Of yesterday's date, "Stingy! 1 should say he was stingy. forget something. You run home as "Do you believe in telepathy?" about ray business, ami you didn't I am sorry to state Mrs. Housewifey I never had a " He never tipped a waiter but once in quick as you can and fetch the babyl do ft, madam you didn't do it!" Chi"Yes It's no good at the prices you quote." laundress who could do up white i Dallas News. "Have you had any experience in his life. It was on his wedding tour, cago Tribune. as nicely as your wife .loes. cresses and the tightwad gave the waiter 10 that line?" Gymnastic Stunt .?. Rastus (grinning admirably) Ya'& 'm. "Xo But I'd rather say I believe it cents and asked for a receipt" ChiThe Other Kind. Capital Punishment. Barbour You seem warm. Have you Mandy's a right handy 'ooman. She ttan invite some enthusiast on the sub-'-s- - cago Tribune- Pater (to Indolent son) Why don't "Mamma, did you love to flirt wnen j to give me an argument about kin do me up jes' as easy as one o been exercising? Waterman Yes, it" you go to work? You have attained you were young?" I went to the mutes' dance and dem air dresses. Puck. Star. Authoritative. your majority. "I am afraid I did, dear.' iwung dumb belles around all evening "So you nre going to leave your stuSon Yes, dad. But mine isn't a "And were you ever pun;sfe&d'for lt."i Michigan Gargoyle. Made It Clear. dio?' working majority. Boston Transcript mamma?" A Worse Fall. Mrs. Youngbride (to grocen Shall I Young Man My cousin has very "Leae? No. Who told you so?" "Cruelly, dear. I married your fr. .. Meteorological. Inopen an account or do you prefer to "Your Iandlord."-Philadelp- 6la long hair. When sbe undoes it it falls ; ther." Paris Hire. Knew What She Wanted. Wallie When I called on Zella lost quirer have me pay for what I get? Grocer down to her waist His Sweetheart my dear madam, there's no use "But eve she acted toward me like a weathBoth, madam. Boston Transcript Her Kid Brother That's consulting me about your husband. The hours we pass wittf happy ts er forecast Wardie How was that? Indeed: The most important attribute of Pm a horse doctor." your In Ylew are more pleasing tbar& Wallie Fat- - and very cool. Kansan nothin'. When yon undo Mnry?-Lon-C-hair It man as a laugh is often the moral being is .tho faculty oi Making a friend falls to the floor, don't it, "Thaf s why I came to you. He's a those crowned wit- - fndHoa-Qo- Id TJty Star. nelf .control. Telegraph, best help we can give him. chronic kicker." Life. imith. ANCIENT SECRETS. TIPPING f" -- I I T , I from-withou- t, " - - J ..- , tij ..- -. . - ; , . I j .... T . inl-irc j i . I U- . I - ( i art-treas- ured , , i j ty-fou- , - ! I k. e r ...w -- -- - ; n..... n - uiuuic-omwiuu- uv-.a.u.- .... Don-Magyar- s. - rit. at-th- I 1 - u-- ! - 1 toT-il- o tiie-autum- n. in-t- his -- fc. - .h-w- - i - - I - ! . ... ; - - . . v.i.-t- .' V -- ., J i ' e w J - ! coin-plain- J v -- ""taco -- -. ! I tb' ?" y I I I Vick-Sen- n. e J i I in-flee- d. pro3-'-pec- lou t W ' THE ADAIR COUNTS NEWS V COLUMBIA FAIli ACG. 19 Balloon Ascesion Each Day looks like trouble with Ark., visited Mr. J. V. Dudley Mexico can hardly be avoided, a few days ago. Published Every Wednesday The distress in this section, but Pre3. Wilson and Secretary BY THE Bryan seem to be steady, firm caused b y tfce drought, was by a copious Adair County News Company. and patient, and may stear clear somewhat relieved shower of rain on Aug. st, and of a conflict. ( Incorporated.) a still more copious shower of EDITOR. ?KA5. S. HARRIS Since the death of Mrs. Julia one dollar bills on Aug. 2. Beckham, which occurred a t Born, to the wife of James Democratic newspaper devoted to the of the City of Columbia and the people Bardstown two weeks ago, it has Collins, Aug. 4, a girl. Adair and adjacent counties. been given out that she was a Mrs. J. L. Blair and son', Edc daughter of aGovernor, the sis- gar, have been visiting relatives as Entered at the Columbia class mall matter. ter of a Governor and the moth- in Casey county. WED. AUGUST 13, 1913. er of a Governor. It is said that Messrs. G. W. Collins, J. C. no otner woman ever enjoyea Bradshaw, G.. T. Aaron and Owthat distinction. Democratic Ticket. en Hayes ha7e bought a se of THE ADAIR COUNTY 22 " NEWS It now 1 Crops are looking bad in .this section. Mr. Elbrige Page and wife have returned from Russell county, where they have been visiting Mrs. Page's brother. Mrs. Watson visited Mrs Terry Corbin one day last week. Birdseve view ol our Plant '" tS5v-jK-- f -- SSf ""'V 5" ln-e- et " Post-offl- ce sec-c- ol beveral wells have been put down at this place, in the last few weeks, which were all in need. Mrs. B. B. Vaughan has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ter ry Corbin. -- . "Largest m Dixie" For State Senator J. O. EWING County Judge tahnfr;ottley County Attorney GORDON MONTGOMERY County Court Clerk WALKER BRYANT Mr. Iven Bennett and wife While the primary election well tools with the view to drink- visited Mr. J. W. Garnett, Satwent off smoothly in many coun- ing even more in the future than urday night. ties there are well defined opin- they have been in the past. There will be a singing at ions that the old time convenRowes X Roads. Smith's Chapel, school house, tion gave better satisfaction and Saturday night before the 4th at much less expense. For our Bellfield Phelps was married Sunday in August, by Messrs. part we want to see the State last week, to a Miss Gaskins. Jones and Cabbell. Let every wide primary law repealed. Mr. Phelps has been a widower body come out and take a part. Congressman W. J. Hughes & Sons Co.,! Incorporated Louisville, Kentucky. Windows, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Columns, Stair Work, Brackets, Etc. Write for our Catalog WHOLESALE Pres. Sheriff S. H. MITCHELL Jailer C. G. JEFFRIES School Superintendent E. A. STRANGE Assessor RALPH WAGGENER Majistrate 1st. District. WELBY ELLIS. 2nd. District. L. C. CABBELL. 3rd. District. F. E. BRYANT. R. Y. Thomas "Old Aunt" Mary Selby and and Assistants Doorkeeper of the daughter, Mrs. Frank Blak-eHouse, H. A. Goodlet, who had her are very sick. an altercation in a Cafe at WashReed Selby has returned from ing last week, the doorkeeper being slightly cut with a knife, Iniana. The boys don't stay have shook hands and made up. long enough for the water to get y, for mere than 20 years. Mr. J. W. Garnett is talking U. G. HARDWICK, of going to see his brother, Mr. George Garnett, whose home is J. H. COCKF, V. Pref.; P. V. DIETZMAN, Sec in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Mr. Gains Durman, of Highland Park, is visiting his mother this week. Mr. Elva Jones spent Friday W. T. Pane Mill & Supply C o. ESTABLISHED 1861 INCORPORATED 1889 mmuwniQfiTs 1301 Scott Mays, of Springfield, has been appointed Collector of the Fifth Revenue District of Kentucky and the appointment will be confirmed in a few days. Many Democrats will be given jobs under him in the near future. Twenty-six prisoners were turned out o f the Frankfort penitentiary last Tuesday on paMELVIN CONOVER roles. They may have been President Wilson conferred cases of merit and they may not with the Senate Foreign Rela- have been. tions Committee Saturday night, Republicans and Democrats, and But little politics are being disoutlined the policy he believes cussed now. The Kettle will United States should persue to- commence to boil early in Sepward Mexico. The personal rep- tember and by the middle of Ocresentative o f the President tober it will be running over. passed the night peacefully in Vera Cruz, and was expected to Senator Joseph F. Johnson, a proceed to Mexico City. The Democrat, of Alabama, died last Mexican authorities sent a tele- week. He was a tariff reformer. gram, stating that the PresiCrocus. dent's representative, Mr. Lind, would not be molested.! J o Vaughan, son o f J. W. It is astounding to read in the Vaughan, who had the misfordaily papers the number of wo- tune of shooting off one of h i s men that are shot and killed in toes, a month ago, is getting our large cities weekly. They well. are generally women in the lowMr3. Bert Epperson and Miss er walks of life, placed in that Sallie Williams, of Montpelier. condition, in most cases by de- visited Mrs. J. V. Dudley one signing men, who became heart- day last week. less, and are better satisfied Mr. G. W. Collins, who has when they remove from earthly been suffering from severe pulexistence women and girls for monary hemorhages for several whose laiin they are responsible. days, is better at this time. Two women were shot in LouisThe teachers in this neighborville last week, but their wounds hood are located a s follows: were not fatal. G. W. Aaron Fairplay; Carry It is fortunate for this section Vaughan Bird's district, near that a good number of our best Dirigo; Velmer Aaron Ozark; farmers have purchasedsilos, for Sam Miller Holms; Lou Miller Blarikenship district, Russell feed will be hard to get next winter. If there ever was a county; Lewis Huddleston l, Cumberland county, and time when our people should economise in feeding it promises J. V. Dudley is teaching his 6th to be next winter and spring and term at this place. Miss Nell those who erect and fill their Miller is the assistant teacher. silos will be fortunate indeed. Mr. Smith Williams, of Helena, Lit-trel; 4th. District. CHARLIE REECE. 7th. District.. hot. I am just in from a week's trip. I first attended our ministerial Institute, a t Red Lick church, Metcalfe county, the nest meeting of that kind I was ever in. The crowd was large and the interest was great. From here I went to Little Barren Riv er to visit one of my daughters, Mrs. John Hurt. ut all tne ngnt crops l ever saw it is in Adair and Metcalfe counties. There are thousands of acres of the corn ruined. Around Glasgow the crops are better. We are getting very dry here now, a it has been four weeks since it has rained much here. On July 29, relatives and friends gave Mr. Logan Coney a surprise birthday dinner. After dinner the writer read a chapter, prayed and gave a talk, and by this time came in Bro. G. M. Coffey with another good talk, so in all we had a great dinner and a good time, and no one was Hap pier than Mr. Coffey. The f were present: Bro. Thomas Hadley and wife, John Oaks and wife, Walter Oaks and wife, Hollie Gaines and wife, Dr. T. Belk, Smith Williams, Ray Akers, 0. R. Buchanan and wife, Rev. G. M. Coffey, Misses Stella, Mary, Ruth and Martha Gaines, Claud Oaks, John D. Oaks, Marion Buchanon, Albert Buchanan and Willard Wheat. Well, now, since the great battle was fought Saturday, the most of the dead are buried by this time, now if we could just have a regular clod soaker how happy we all would be. May it soon be so, is my prayer. DEALERS I - IN mflcHmisTs night and Saturday with his parents. The death of Mr. James 0, Smith cast a gloom over our His death, was not unexpected, as he had been confined to his home for nearly three years, with heart dropsy. All that loving hands could do was done for him, but God knew best, and on that beautiful Sabbath day his friends called to see him, talking as usual of nis neighborhood. ENGINES. BOILERS, SAW MLIS. MOKE STACKS Sheet Iron and Tank WorK GRIST MILLS, FEED MILLS TftlRTeeNTFbMftlN. LOUISVILLE 'iJBMpr WWkWm JOBBINQ WORK SOLICITED AD Kinds of Machinery Repaired health, not thinking ere morning light again "Uncle Dofe" would be called home to meet his God. He went to bed as usual on that Sunday night and passed to that great beyond about 10 o'clock. It was sad for his children, all being married and away from home, except one son who lived with him. He leaves a wife and six children, four girls and two boys, also several grandchildren, two brothers and three sisters, besides other relatives and friends to mourn their loss, but their loss is God's eternal gain, as he was ready and waiting for his Father's call. On the evening of his laststay on earth in talking to one of his nieces he expressed his readiness o f the Lord's summonds, saying h e All Pesrons Who Are Behind One Year on our Subscrip tion Books Will have to Come off, Under the Law, if not Paid at once The Government would rather be out of his suffering. All he minded was the sting of death. To the bereaved ones we would say weep not as they who have no hope, but look to God for he can save you. Uncle Dofe was a good, kind old gentleman, liked b y all who knew him, was a kind and loving lather and husband. He was 71 years, 7 months and 7 days old. Funeral was largely attended after which the remains-wer- e Smith's Chapel. laid to rest in the family buryThe health of this community ing ground. May the love of God rest on all the bereaved ones is very good at this writing. We had a very good rain Fri- is the wish of his neicer Lory Bennett. day, "which was badly needed. j i Will Not carry Papers in the Mail for Parties who Owe More than one Year Herman C Tafel B jpBH 236 W. Jefferson, St. AH Louisville, Ky. Things Electrical Write for VK&V Wireless Telegraph Pamphlet Telegraph Inst. Telephone ' Medical Battery " Electric Light Linemen Tools and Line Material" k , THE ADA1JC COUNTY NEWS Lindscy- - Wilson A "jAearsBmmmu N- Training It j 2. 4 4. School s 6it.-.- SafefPIace To Put YounChildren L$ For Superintendent. Hogwallow News. We are authorized to announce PROF.,TOBIAS HUFFAKER a canThe Horse Doctor was the didate for Superintendent of Public Schools of Adair county, at the No- guest of a cow on Musket Ridge vember election. Tuesday night. ' i. ! - '- t- -t Dirigo. J eZK. 8iZA . '' .. . VJjr . " , . Although we had a very good rain last Friday crops of all kinds are suffering very much from the drouth. It now looks as though but very little corn will be made in this community. Old corn is selling at $1.10 per bushel and very scarce at that. Melvin Petty sold a pair of work mules to H. A Moss for $240. f BOURBON POULTRY CURE Bax Barlow has come into tfie t down a chick's throat cures?' gapes. A few drops In possession, through his grand- the drinking water cures an prevents cholera, diarrhoea father, a pair of sheepskin sad- I 5..oUler chick diseases. One S.?,010 m:kes 13 gallons of He will use them medicine At all druggists,1 Sample and booklet on 4Dis- -, until he can have his pistol pockBourbon Remedy Ce.Itszgtca.xjr et patched. Sold by Paull Drug Company. The Excelsior Fiddling Band played to quite an audience in the For Sale. Calf Ribs neighborhood a few nights since. They did not take Three nice cottages, two with sis" rooms each, one with three roorns any of their highclass music ad-good along as nobody in that section join. water and out buildings, lots in? The rental value pays taxes, has got any higher in music surance and interest on $4,000. Address II. N. Beauchamp, than "Hell amongst the YearBox 222. Campbellsvllle, t j die-pockets. ONE EOF -' Several head of hogs have been sold in this section recently at lings." Ky. 2i-t- & Adv. 1.00 The school teacher at Tickville is being prominently mentioned .07. as a candidate for Congress. If Eldridge Stotts, who has been elected he would use the office very sick for the past four or only as a stepping stone to somefive weeks, improves very slowthing big. ly. Melvin Petty bought a filly from R. H. McKin-ne- y two-year-old I have a thorough-breat the gate. Ad. d Jersey BuITU .!o Barbee. tf For Sale. 9 m a. -- -- - course. A strong faculty. Clean Athletics. Low rates. So many young men and women have visions and not sufficient funds to make these visions real. We are making it possible for ALL these ambitious young A &ood 0 people to get an education. for $135. Eld. Robert forby held a few days meeting at this place last week during which time five persons were added to the church. D. T. McKinney, of Jefferson-vill- e, School opens Sept. 2nd. For catalog or information address, is visiting relatives at this place. Columbu3 Allsop and Cricket high, well broken A. C. Wheeler, Hicks were overtaken by a big 40-- m. Knilley, Ky. rain while walking along the Farm for Sale. Gander Creek road the other day. Cricket though not half as big as 1 have a farm of 104 acres situated!" Columbus, got just as wet. on Blue Spring Branch, Green county The Dog Hill preacher did not- for sale. Good house, good barn well. have time to get up his sermon G. H. Squires, for last Sunday, as he was busy Miami, day Saturday guarding his all 1 etc-Produc- One mare mule, 15 hands Ky.-Ad- . 3H-2- m CHANDLER & MOSS, Columbia, Ky. Residence Phone 13 B Business Phone 13 A EVERYTHING IN DR. J. N. MURRELL DENTIST BTd'g Office, FronI rooms in Jeffries HOOFING Asphalt, Gravel, Rubber, Galvanized up Stairs. Columbia, - Kentucky G. P. SFMYTHE for and Printed. Also Eiwood and American Fence. PiRE INSURANCE and REAL ESTATE Steel Fence Posts DEHLER BROS. Incorporated CO- - WELL DRILLER 112-11- 6 Eaat Mathet Street, Between First and Brook I will drill wells in Adair and adjoining counties. See me before contracting. Latest machinery of all kinds. im-yroved Louisville, Ky. The Adair County News and Both One Year for $1.50. Courier-Journ- ai . Pump Repairing Done. me a Call. Give A Splendid WV ummer On . Prices all Clubbing Bargain Offer Rugs, Carpets and Linoleum Count) Mean a considerable saving in your buying. Special bargain lots are studded over our big store. The Adair News And The Cincinnati Weekly Enquirer Both One gtj $21.50 Velvet Rugs for $15.00 $24.00 Axminster Rugs for $18.00 Brussell Rugs for $12.00, $17.50 Inlaid Linoleums, best quality, $1,40 values per square yard $1.00 . Printed Linoleums, Extra well finished, 65 c quality for 45 c $1.10 Velvet Carpets for Hall and Stairs, per yard 75c $1.50 Plush Carpets, Beautiful Designs per yard $1.00 ForOnly s Y. may 0T Louisville's Big Carpet Store. Hubbuch Bros., 522 and 524 & Wellendorff - lie. watermelon patch from the SunHarry Camnilz Sold. Hadis Harvey, who visited in day school picnic. Illinois' for the past six week, reMr. Harry Camnitz. the noted batt Poke Eazley, who happened player, was sold last night by the Lexturned home last Saturday. to buy a pair of striped pants ington Club of the Ohio State League Mrs. Bettie Breeding, Moody, that corresponded with those to the Cincinnati Beds. Mr. Camnitz Texas, visited relatives here a worn by the Deputy Constable, like his brother, Howard Camnitz, of the Pittsburg team, is a star on the few days last week. was arrested by the Duputy yes- Diamond. It is reported that the' Elroy McKinney, who has been terday for trying to impersonate Lexington Club got a long price foJ" Camnitz He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. sick for the past two months, is an officer of the law. H. R. Camnitz, who reside near able to be out again. on the Lexington pike and a Washington Hocks will leave sister of Mrs Walter Vanarsdall, of! fl, ATfor a visit in Thunder-atio- the Welsh and Wiseman store. Mr. Koinn atapp, oi .Louisville, is He had some words with Camnitz is a pitcher. Danville Advo- visiting relatives here. cate. R. H. McKinney sold a thirty his wife and won't say when he acre farm near here to T. B. will return. Dr. James ftfenzies Miss Hostetter Hocks, who orWilliams for $225. through Willie Bennett and Patry Stotts dered a mesh hand-ba- g Osteopath the mails, is dissatisfied with it, two of the younger set, of this Office at Residence community, were married last as she found it full of holes. The Tin Peddler's horse gotl Wednesday, the Rev. T. J. CampBurkesville street away Thursday bell officiationg. The groom is a excited and ran Columbia, KentucK) son Z. T. Bennett who was raised morning. No serious harm was All Communications Answered from infancy by the late J. W. done except by Mrs. Tobe e and now makes his ley, who got away with a with Mrs. Manda McClis-- 1 pan. Eatables Many and Varied: ter. He is a popular young man Fit Smith, who came into prom-an- d together with Mrs. McClis-- 1 inence in this section two sum-te- r It is a fact that grasshoppers' e runs a store at this place, mers ago by keeping in his from an eagly time were regard---e- d bride is the youngest daugh- - session a bushel of snakes, has as a favorite food By the ten of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Stotts found a nest of young raincrows They were called under" and is a very attractive young in the Gander creek bottoms, and the more familiar name locust,-whiclady and will be missed from the will attempt to predict resembles the grasshop- social functions of the younger weather, from now until it rains per so closely that in modern-time- s set. That they may live a long, again, they 'would have passed! happy and prosperous life is the for one. wish of the Dirigo man. As the, LOCalS. The favorite way of preparing.' groom was but seventeen and them was to crush them with' the bride but fourteen years old speakingofthedrouth.it is dryer wine or boil them in hot water' the young men of the communi- - about Columbia than in any other and dry them in the sun. They' ty gave an old time serenade, arts th! nr crops is formed a salad course of many Then every old musket in the not likely that either man or beast dinner in the old, oldl inf will suffer in Adai wn? hrnno-htdays. play and for something like half Foxes .Wanled. In Africa, even in modern an hour any one within five or six miles who did not know what Grey Foxes S2.50, Red Foxes S5.00; times, ants are considered the' was going on might well have Minks S6.00 to $8.00 each; Coons $1.25, most delicious form of food. One and express. Send name of your ex- prominent English historian thought that war had been de- press office in tirst letter. quotes having received as a pres--eclared and that a fierce battle W. T. Hodgen, , 20 baskets of ants pounded' Box 232" Campbellsville, Ky. was in progress. Ad. into a paste. He says himself' For Sale. Local Market. that it ws quite and eatable-dish- , tasting like the liver My farm of 130 acres, near Mont-peliDan--ville - TTi 11 to-morr- n. Mose-McClist- er dish-hom- i pos-Th- isra--elite- s. ! the h . AdditiOi j i j f t TwV : nt To-da- y. er Incorporated tie.w or renewal What The Weekly Enquirer is 1 West Market St. Eggs Hens Chickens , 11 ' Cocks It is issued every Thursday. Subscription prict We Want You to Know That We per year, and it is one of the best home metTurkeys i Soil too ropolitan weeklies of It has all the faciliGeese of the great DAILY ENQUIRER for obtain-in- s ties , Veterinary-Surgeo- n .Ducks Wholesale and retail and althe World's ewints. and for that reason can news It carries a great Wool spring clipping give you all the leM and Dentlfet ways have it. Our prices are amount of valuable immatter. crispt editorials Hides (green) its use is within the Feathers market reports. Its nuand reliable ears experience. Special attention such : a necessity to every merous departmenta mi limits of every family. Phone Ginseng.... home, farm or business mi given to Surgical and Dental work. or write for prices. Beeswax Tnis crand offer is limited and we advise you to Office at residence near Graded School advantage by subscribing for the above com take Clint Smith & Co. Yellow Root bination right now. Call or mail orders to. building. May Apple (per lb) THE ADAIR COUNTY NEWS. Ad. Columbia. PHONE NO. 7 N to-da- y. t- V 10 12 4 7 7 that 8 18 10 45 5 60 25 2 75 Phone 29. 45-- 1 yr Ad to a festive dinner in- - &. keep on hands a full stock of I Brazilian home, to have' served coffins and caskets, also robes; hearses. Prompt service night or day. you in your first Coursegbrae) 20 J. F. Triptett, ' and eight miles from Columbia. chicken. Good 7 room dwelling,, outbuildings The old Romans ate be'etle's" medium, splendid orchard and ample Good, productive land, 30 and considered them a delicacy. timber. acres being creek bottom. Good comBrazil--ian- s munity, close to school and church. Even in the present day eat bugsand it is not an Price reasonable and terms inviting. Mrs. Addie Taylor, uncommon thing, if you are Montpelier, Ky. in--vi- ted o' Columbia, Ky. varieties of bugs, pttw"dered and?, cooked in different ways I THE ADAIK COUNTY NEWS -- have that bowels each day, and when showing any Rood health cannot be found in a powder tendency to constipation should take "box. The externals of health may be Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin in the obtained in that way, but the basis Jf small dose prescribed. A brief use of health lies deeper, and yet is just as it will so train the stomach and bowel easily obtained. muscles that all forms of medicine can The most important thing that a be dispensed with. These opinions are woman can do for herself, and about voiced by thousands of women, after which she is often most neglectful, is personal experience, among them Miss V. lo watch the condition of her stomach L. Moore, 32 Claiborne St, Nashville, and. bowels. The weary eyes, the bad Tenn., and Florence Cook, Lucas, Ky. breath, the frequent headaches, the Anyone wishing to make a trial of this .pimples, the general air of lassitude is remedy before buying it in the regular nine times out of ten the result of con- way of a druggist at fifty cents or one stipation or indigestion, or both. Many simple remedies can be obtained, but dollar a, large bottle (family size) can have a sample bottle sent to the home the best in the estimation of most free of Dr. women Is Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin. W. B. charge by simply addressing St, Caldwell. 405 "Washington is mild, pleasant to the taste and Monticello, 111. Tour name and address It exactly suited to her needs. It is far on a postal card will do. Uncle Sam will soon be in to sympathize with John Bull. He has Porto Rico, Cuba As health talks to women become superior to salts, cathartic pills, waters, and the Philippines on his hands, .more general, both in the newspapers etc., which are entirely too violent. and on the platform, the mass of women "Women should see to it that they nxo beginning to realize what the more have at least one movement of the and now has prospect of protectalways known, cultivated Sensible Women Know Foundation of Health white Man's Burden. po-siti- on seems to me that women get too novel duns said as they discovered how they had been ' 'worked' A brilliant scheme to make the is not of record, but if there is United States Government act as not an immediate and insistent a bad debt collector has been put demand from Kansas for the into operation by a Kansas man abolition of the new feature of since the C. 0. D. feature was the parcel post we shall be greatNews. added to the the parcel post ser- ly surprised. vice. Just Wanted to Be Sure. This genius is in business at Wichita, and finding that he had For four entire hours had the on his books a large number of lady remained in the shop. She small accounts which he couldn't had visited every department collect by the ordinary methods and worried the majority of the of dunning, devised a method to salesmen without spending a make Uncle Sam undertake the Denny. 30b, and the result has been enToward the close of the aftertirely satisfactory to him. noon one of the salesmen, feeling New Use For Parcel Post. E-To- The thrifty merchant collected somewhat exasperated, ventured a large number 0 f small boxes to make a mild protest. and filled them with waste paper, placing on top of it a receipted bill. Then he wrapped them up neatly and addressed them to his delinquent debtors. It took a five cent stamp to carry each box and the C. 0. D. fee was ten cents on each package. The next day the returns began to come in, and in nearly every case the debtor paid the amount, supposing that somebody had sent something of value. There being no chance for the consignee to see what was in the package or who it was from, most of them paid without asking any questions. What the recipients of these "Madam," he asked sweetly, "are you shopping here?" The lady looked surprised, but not by any means annoyed. Bull. ventory." Then the lady melted away Remarkable among the shadows by the door- the Trouble Starts. Constipation is the cause of many How "Certainly, "she replied. "But whet else should I be doing?" For a moment the salesman hesitated, then blurted out: "Well, madam, I thought perhaps you might be taking an in- ing Nicaragua and the other Central American states. What is 'more to the point, he will be compelled to bear this burden for a good many years. Kipling's poem may some time be fully significant to the people of this country. At the present time Porto Rico is the only American province that has given any encouraging demonstration of self government. Cuba is an independent republic under American protection, but has all vices of republics, and appears to be destined to about the same experiin the ences. Philippines is out of the question and will be for generations, for, while a portion of (the people may be able to administer affairs, the large majority of Filipinos are yet very little removed from savagery. It will take a long time, too, to undo the mischief that Spain did in the 300 years that she occupied the islands. When it comes to Nicaragua n and the other republics, especially those o f Central America, the problem is certainly difficult of solution. A protectorate involves tremendous responsibilities. The burden will be great. Still, as the United States cannot abandon the Monroe doctrine, it will probably have t o assume the burden. This is why Grit says that Uncle Sam can sympathize with John Latin-American Self-government much the worst of the deal in the social life." Miss Hopkins told the court that for 11 years she had , been expecting Mr. Wisser to marry her. A short time ago he married another. SNAKES AS THEY FEED. Latin-America- Cure of Ddsentery. for January and "robber" for BULLET PHOTOGRAPHY. December. The number of letters in the word gives the date Curious Effect of Shooting Through 3 Thin Stick of Wood. on which the first Saturday in Moving pictures have been made at the rate of 100,000 a second In contrast the month represented occur. with the rate of Gfteen Take, for instance, June 14, second, which is enough or twenty a when repro1913. June being the sixth duced on a screen to give the eye the impression of a continuous picture. month is represented by the word The only thing that moves fast enough to make ''fifteen," which has seven let- using 6uch tremendous speed worth is a bullet, and some extraorditers indicating June 7, as being nary pictures of bullets have been tathis pictures the first Satuaday. This seventh ken attaken rate, seventy-twbeing of a revolver bullet as it and seven days gives the 14th as moved ten inches from the muzzle. of a being the second Saturday of a Pictures wood bullet passing through stick of showed a queer condithis month. Having thus seen tion. The bullet passed completely through stick on which day of the week the its way the thin beforeand was well on beyond the wood gave any sign of distress. Then some tiny month begins the rest is easy. o When They Start Swallowing They Never Know When to Stop. The swallowing process Is a serious matter for any serpent, which must draw itself painfully over its prey by hitching its Jaws, armed with backward curving teeth, forward, on one side and then the other, and by similar movements of the neck, ribs and skin, until the whole mass has finally reached the prolonged stomach. The Good Reason for his Enthusiasm. snake's jaws are attached to the skull, When a man has suffered for several and the bones of the head and neck days with colic, diarrhoea or other are connected by elastic ligaments which may be so stretched that an obform of bowel complaint and is then ject considerably larger than the head cured sound and well by one or two Itself may be swallowed if rightly seizdoses of Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera ed; hence prey is usually turned about and Diarrhoea Remedy, as is often the after killing.it until its nose is forecase,it is but natural that he should most, when the undertaking begins. A be enthusiastic in his praise of the copious flow of saliva assists degulti-tioremedy, and especially is this the case Once started, a snake never knows of a severe attack when life is threatwhen to stop; has little ability to do ened. Try in when in in need of such so, indeed, and the prey rarely kicks a remedy. It never fails Sold by loose. It has happened frequently in Ad. zoological collections that a large snake Paull Drug Co. has swallowed a smaller one mechanically, as it were, when each has seized One Sentence Calendar. the same food animal. Both swallowed at it until the larger reached the nose of the smaller diner and then kept How often in the course of a right on as long'as there was anything unless year does a man who has no cal- In its mouth,managed the victim of this discourtesy quickly to let go endar near at hand ask himself of the fare and escape. In Bartlett tells on the question, On what day of the care of animals us. thehis book zoo,the in London of week does such and such a date one case where a boa constrictor devoured a cage mate nine feet long who fall? A perusal of the following did not feel disposed to let go of his of a sentence will soon convince him half could pigeon. Next morning this boa not curt up, but had to He how he may know all he needs straight out for several days, and a month was spent in the digestion of with very little trouble: this inhospitable meal. Snakes will "Said I, 'I dwelt for 15 weeks keep pushing their jaws over a string of frogs or mice tied together until in London with a robber.' " they have got outside the whole chain. Each word represents a month These animals have little, if any, sense of taste and when they get their teeth in order. Thus "said" stands Into, anything sof t try to eat It n. PNEUMONIA left me with a frightful cough and very weak. I had spells when I could hardly breathe or speak for 10 to 20 minutes. My doctor could not help me, out j. was completely cured Dy DR. KINO'S New Discovery Mrs. J. E. $1.00 Cox, Joliet, 111. 50c AND AT ALL DRUGGISTS. J C. D. Crenshaw SURGEON VETERINARY Special Attnetin lo Eyes Spavin or any surFistulo, Poll-evi- l, gical work done at fairprices. 1 am well fixed to take care of stock. Mon ey due when work is done or stock removed from stables. LOCATION NEAR ED HUGHES' RESIDENCE. STREET. 0NBURK5VILLE Joseph CI H. w Stone, Attoney-AMa- Will pradice m this and adjoining counties. -- Jamstown, : KentucKy Why 1 Not t jRead i he ailments and disorders that make Jife miserable. Take Chamberlain's Tablets, keep your bowels regular and you will avoid these diseases. For yd. sale by Paull Drug Co. &&$&S2 with dysentery abonfc July 15, and used the doctor's medicine and other remedies with no relief, only getting worse all the time. I was unable to do anything and my weigqt dropped from 156 to 125 lbs-- I sutl'ered for about two months when I was advised to use Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. I used two bottles of it and it gave me relief," wriles B. W. Hill, of Snow Hill, X. C. For sale by Paull Drug was attacked Co. 'I Costly Treatment. "I was troubled with constipation and indigestion and spent hundreds of dollars for medicine rnd treatment" writes C. H. nines, of Whitlow, ark. "I went to a St. Louishospital in New Orleans, but no cure was effected. On returning home I began taking Chamberlain's Tablets, and worked right along I used them for some time Sold by Paull Ad and am all right." , Ad. Drug Co. More Alfalfa Will be Grown. WllIL COURIER One Moral Standard. - JOURNAL HENRY WATTERSON, Editor Is a National Newspaper, Democratic in politics. It prints all the news without fear or favor. The regular price is $1,00 a ?year, but you can get the WEEKLY GOURIEE-JOURN- AL AND THE ADAIR COUNTY BOTH ONE YEAR NEW $1.50 if you will give or send your order to this paper not to the Courier-Journa- l. DailvlCourieMoiirnal, Sunday' Courier-Journal, Yr $6,00 $2.00 Yr We can give you a combination cut rate on Daily or Sunday if you will write i this paper. SQgWWSgXSSXSXaXSiSX Winters, a Pittsburg magistrate, discharged' Miss Alice The Department of Agriculture Hopkins who shot at C. H. Wis-se- r, is bending every effort to ena coal operator .of Dravos-bur- courage an increase in the Par., whose fortune is es- acreage of alfalfa in Kentucky timated at $800,000. She miss- next year, and has ?ssued a buled him and struck his chauffeur, letin, giving data on the cultivaGarfield James, wounding him tion of the crop. Commissioner slightly. The magistrate told of Agriculture, J. W. Newman, Wisser that Miss Hopkins, of said: "The acreage this year whose baby, two years old, he jwas between 5,000 and 7,000 admitted he was the father, was ;acreas, the second crop from justified in shooting at him. t'he which is now being cut. It will child stood between her parents, yield one more and possibly two, and clutched at her father's according to the season and con hand. The magistrate said: ditions. Experience has shown "There should be one standard that the best time to sow alfalfa of morality, and man should be in Kentucky is between August held to it just as the world holds 1st and 20th, and there are few a woman to it. It is not right places in the State where it can that a man should do as he ' be successfully cultivated with-jopleases and pose before the pub-li- e the use of ground lime- as a good man, while the woman has to suffer. The evidence chapter by Commissioner Newin this case indicates, i n my man there is a scientific article opinion, at least, that this wo- by Prof. George Roberts, of the man was justified in tryiug to Kentucky Agricultural Experishcot you. ment Station. ich of this "There is too kind of business. There are too The Best Pain Killer. many homes broken up by men Bucklen's Arnica Salve when apwithouta sense of moral respons- plied to a cut, bruise, sprain, burn or ibility. There should be one scald, or other injury of the seln will immediately remove all pain. E. E standard of morality for both Chamberlain, of Clinten, Me , says: sexes, and I am inclined to be- "It robs cuts and other injuries of Daniel g, j j ut each spark making a picture. The film was mounted on a wheel about three feet In circumference, and the wheel was revolved at the rate of 0,000 revolutions a minute. When all was ready the bullet was shot, the spark flashed and the wheel revolved, the actual exposure being limited to a fraction of a second so as not to pile up pictures one over the other. Saturday Evening Post. Not in His Line. A motor stopped in front of splinters started out, following the bullet; the stick began to split, and after the bullet had proceeded some distance the stick suddenly fell to pieces. No camera shutters are fast enough to take pictures at anything like this speed, so no shutter was used. Instead, a series of electric sparks was flashed, the sparks following one another at the rate of 100,000 a second, I Pnur er v 'ouma!? HENRY L WATTERSON Editor. We Can Furnish You The Adair County New and the tographer's, and a woman lacking none of the artificial accessories deemed necessary to "looks" entered the studio. A couple of days later the photographer submitted proofs for her approval. "Not one of those pictures looks anything like me," the woman insisted The photographer tried in every way to pacify her, but, finding this an im possibility, lost control of his temper. "Madam," he exclaimed, "did you read my sign?" "Yes." "Well, it does not say 'cleaning, dyeing and remodeling.' It says 'portraits.' "New York Times. The Sequel to the Joke. Many years ago a visitor to Edinburgh was being shown over the high court of justiciary. He made some remark concerning the dock and Its duties, and in reply the official jokingly said the visitor might one day be sentenced to be hanged in that very room. The sightseer was the notorious Dr. Prltchard. Two years later in the dock he had so closely inspected he was doomed to death for poisoning his wife and mother-in-laFree Circus. "They ape the most popular couple in our flat We'd all hate to see them move out." "Why are they so popular?" "They always have the windows open when they quarrel." 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