The Bryan Daily Eagle. (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 208, Ed. 1 Friday, July 31, 1896 Page: 3 of 4
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CURnENT DOINGS IN VARIOUS
A trojn l ea Psol la liaise tha I ! f
llrrst lak A I iirrliiirnt far
Hunt AmaitMllll -Tha l.tlryrle Una
I lb Lstrst fcuteltlr.
T Ib propn"! to
k out wmio way
by wV?lt the witter
III till' IllVkl llli" H
mil lit- kept ul u
lili'ht r level than
present. Tho Nlng-
miu lllvi r In i 1. 1 to
nix or el;ht InclH i
lower than It win
IuhI tsprliiK. and
I.ake F.rle I fully
two feel Mow It normal level. Dunn
have been proposed mill various pru-
Jiit have been thought of. bill most of
tlicui nr too costly while other clu
not promise to uu-ei ihe. reiiulroinciiti
of lln situation. An result of recent
ohsi rvutlnns It la slated Hint Oil fill-
ing In of Hi lower ends of the luk
ill accomplish tilt inrORe ami at a
very Inoilrrute outlay as compared w l.li
the expense of dam-bulldlng or any of
the other ways t lint have been tug-
g'stcd. A a matter of fart. th" lock
l the only practicable anil final oul-
I'oiiid of the problem. Killing up lu
one place ami dredging out In another
are but makeHlilftx. anil will only put
off the great day when locks ami th"lr
environments will be tho gateway of
lliii great water system.
two bote of cloth without top or Hot-
turn and fnitned together on the same
fr.tuie a llttlo distance apart. The con
vex k'te ban been for many ye:ir
known to liti Chun ne ami Milny but
IIk mod I (li ifl urn and present form aio
the Invi lit Inn of Mr. Eddy anil the kit
li railed by bin name. The cloth box
kite la the Invention of an Australian
gentleman rud la the outcome of cx-
pe;l:ue:ita In the dlrcelloii of A flying
machine. Klte-flycta are well twar
thnt a kite In motion In a at IfT brcexo
lias a trenieiidoui (oiee and the pull of
larAe kite hut been likened to tha
tiitc "f a wlinlc on a Hue. It baa fre
quently taxed the strength of lour men
to hold largo kite tl:at are umvl for
milking explorations In the air a
unpin of thousand feet above Ihe
earth surface. Wind currents and
flurries lie tho greatest obstacle in the
way of these luveMlsilion. A kite
that will float lu a light breeto nul l
necessarily be Meudi-r and delicate.
Wlitn ttiia is caught In some of the
l mi. K rurrents that il encounter It
is simply twisted Into fragment.
Large kites are more easily baiulled
than small oma; the wind getu a iiiurh
better purchase ou them and they are
much more steady and controllable.
In a gale of forty miles an hour the
pull Is from five to eight pound per
tipiaie foot for a kite of forty square
feet of am fare. Kite flying Is great
sport under ordinary circumstances.
but win n one flies for ideas and Infor-
mation It la Infinitely more Intcmtlng.
The diluting of dl'llifrrt.nits with ul
rn'inl glyeetlne and oil III. ikon th' in In-
fT.-'tiil. I)r. Ieii!l of the lli;lenlc
ItiHtitute of Naples him found that ror
luilve subllmnte dissolved In nlco'ird
bai proved u-icss; even In I 2.VI '-f'u
lion on spore whieh were p'a ei In
solution for furty-inht hours tin Ir
vliuh-nr was only weakenid I'.v sdd-
llil! 10 per eeiit water to the sh-oh -I
beiii inimi reoVsiroyed In a 1-l.ono io
lull n. A 2-per-rcr.t solution of corr i-
sivo sublimate In pure glyreilre sax
tin b-HS even after subjec ting the fpor.'3
to It (or four days. Ily gdiling 4o per
rent water tiny re !estioeil In n
soliltiou of ! I."'"' In tuetilv-foiii
litnitri. A 10 per rent solution of . r
bulle neld in ab'ohnl Is l'ei n.i atul ir-
n.ili:a.i ren up to r. l pi r rent. Ily
Sibling m per lent water the reri.is
were itesiitiei! Iii fiTty-elglil honr
Id per rent mint ton of rarl el'r arid In
rlw-rlne puv. d im fliM tual even after
revel. ly two liniiiit; In pt r rent water
added did no I ilinnj! it but sfter kd per
' rent wnt-T as added l il. Ktrn d tin
reinmlr forty e slit honr:. A? 'p r iriu
imIuIio;i of eailxiUr acid In oil. an I :i
ier rent md.itlun of l)j In oil r.rc
both um'I s'i.
lliM Is an t plrjrlm
The inventive mania In the dirietlon
of rycllng Improvements Is not ilone
r'nilined to this country which lira of
l.itr developed any mimb' r of patent
tiiiiryi 1 s. Kngbind now ronies !o the
lent with what Is railed by the I'.rtton
the latest novelty In V'iileleii the
ipli ydi'." The epicycle Is an Immense
vhee spckel to an Intnr rm within
w hit li Is titled a V -shaped rontrlvanre
(JIIAYE OL1 A HERO.
IT HAS CEEN MARKED BY
PIONEERS OF OHIO.
tut trawraril vtba Was Barssd at
aiaka hf ladlan la I1M4 -kr4
Uf tha iMalaau af tarly
kaltlars la lbs Waal.
.... " yi
.i ul (nwwa
Upper Sandusky letter.
IIK one hundred
and fourteenth an-
nlwrnary of tha
burning of Col.
Crawford the fu-
ll! o u t Indian
fighter was ob-
within a abort dis-
tance of the monu-
ment erected to hl
memory and with
in a few miles of his last battle. lha
i.Vyundot I'loiieers' Association had tha
itfiiir In charge. The monument I
about eight miles north of this city and
Is inscribed k follows:
: In memory of Colonel Crawford :
: who wa burned by the Indians :
:ln this valley June II 17H2. :
: Erected by the Pioneer As.e!a-:
:tion of Wyaudot County Aug.:
:30 1T7. :
BETTFR THAN B1.00PHOU WUS.
fba t nlf irhtl.U an. I lay Aa.lr i l .n'
Wunaarlul Ablliif at a Tracker.
It la A fact that It is Lard to t a. li
.ho AuhtrallaO aunrliflnn anything
is.iltil They aio naturally la y
nid Indolent unsettled and of a
ovlnif disposition says a writer in
tho ( allforiiian 'Ibey will not stay
tonu at M') place and If raised from
Uielr degraded oitlon Into moru
I'omfortablo conditions neecsitulii:'
tho breaking their natural iiiimIo
of living they milt almo-t invariably
return to it at their first opportun-
ity and the sumo may bo raid of tlm
half-castes ho otherwise) arc far
siiM rior to their fable parents and
other relatives. It is an ofi io-M-ated
occurrence in Austra'ia that
a hall casto child fcas t-en ren.o'. cd.
when N or lu years old li t:iu sir-
rouiidinas c( civillntion ba. be n
ulwii an education e.piul to any
white rluld of tho Udlor rl;i--.i uf
the community and. not itli-luud
ins; this upon coining in ronlio t
with his oan racu. hat lelurned l
tlm black fellows' camp. Ij-iio.'in f
biMi Icarnlui;. line linen and tin)
I'liinioi ts of civilied life. In tocu
pucil.rs the black follows have leeii
finiiiJ satisfactory a trackers an I
in the native jiollco. I ran only lin.l
a correct xireslon lor their power
of t''u'U;i.' by calling it In.-tinct I
havo been with them rarrlilii(; f r
men w iit)so every tiaco bad U en
practicuily lost but tho black trucker
lias found them in spito of all. Tory
aio iihmo siirn than bloiHlhoiinil i.
W hen t!io track ceases through ionic
tnvstei ioiis a.-ency they seem to know
wiieru to co to II nd lta.'aln In tlie
na'ivo poiico they are u-e(nl us
trackers. Tlm police consUl nl
small troops of tiiouiite.l uniformed
black fellows under the rniiiiiiund f
KuroH'an ifl!cers. They act a. ten-
daruies In the outh iiiir di-li ii t and
are priln-ipallv uel f r the purpo.e
of brinsiii); marauding blacks t ac-
count. It is not uncommon that tho
up country blacks spear the entt'.c i it
THE JOKER'S CORNER.
MIDSUMMER WIT AND HUMOR
rO?. .TIRED FOLK.
Tba Ora4aala I Wllb C
-Tka rtryrl rail A TarrlHa
Kllaallaa Al the Wsstiilag Raksaraal
riauaai aa4 Jalaaai.
WEET Ctrl iradu-
ate' You teem to kaa
And on all sort ot
With calm assur-
anc of youth.
For thin tba sim-
That kuows not
That you'll experlenra when you find
You do not kuow It all.
Fresh aweet girl graduate
I would not be so cruel.
Hut we poor men full oft must feact
On philosophic gruel.
Yet still for you la life
Naught but entrancing scene
And argument I only strife.
When you art la your teens I
w:i"re erds ond averted aiex are
r.ged ih wheels the lower nnd
lamer one of vthlch Is fitted with pedal
uttachPienta With a pushing start
and the added Incentive of the friction
furnished by the youthful (.peratnr rd;--tuml
the- s.invilne Inventor claims It
cdv.sntage tre great spud and case of
A w llpile
We are willing to anmlt that the Ja-
panese can give us points on various
lndin.trles and mechanical arts but we
ha.e s.-arrely been pitpand for the
innmini cii.cnt that they are nhe.id of
s In r
A I'rvttr I siirrinia-il.
A very pretlv etpnltni tit l!l "rct.l
ilementai) colors may lie i.in.'e as
llnmn In the a iinpaliv.;;; liln.Mn
thin. In fror.t of an uptir.il v. hue
(i in n pl.nc t o llchtrd caneb a. :u.i
between the rniil!i s t ml thr S'l.vn
long book or a p"Vit'i:i ap!i nl'i :ri:.
- llnvlnK fasiin tnil tint of a '.h. . r t
til I Iv llnl. Pli s l.ll.l lllma tile (.. i
vn. I on will li.ne tn lii.ng thr mi
ii j o n Hi" m I i :i. No leilil lit. tin
l.he cam 11" uti tl.c liKht a.d tin Unb r.
;'. is 1.1! 1 . ill) i . l b r.i; I v iter. ;:
one of the images 111 :ip .1 r .1 h:ji
Ihe othir III dlvappcar. l:.it b.ok a
little more atleiitiiely and o.l see
Ihe se.olid Imige In p. lb U'-ci: t!i-
ton pl n.entary lolnrol the r d '
In ellow atr. or l.ei r. In the not with nioi.t remarkable success
glass and stille one Image will have The mound as rleaned. the ashes a;v
that color the other ill be viole!. I'm'1iiI freely then sublimate gauze oi
It overlooks the historic Tymochtea
Creek one of the branches of the 8n-
dimky Illver. along which the Wyan-
dots Delaware. Chlppewas and Otta-
wa dwelt loo year ago. Their atro-
cious deeiU were many and appalling
and to cheek them and to protect tho
live of the defenseless pioneers. Col-
onel Crawford with a small band of
lobllers marched upon them. Instead
if ai iiiniplbihlr.g the purpose hoped j
for he and his brave followers snffere.l '
Ignominious defeat defeat whlrh re-
sulted In Colonel Crawford's suffering j
the severest of all known fate death I
it the stake. !
Colon. l('ra ford wes one of the mil. ! tho station or murder travelers or
rent men of the country. He was dis-
tinguished for his bravery and a born
-omuiander. lie was popular and sol-
di -rs enjoyed serving under his leader-
ship. Central Washington was deeply
moved by the dreadful fate of tho
friend of his early years and hi Ian-
1 1 i i
shows the Intensity of his findings: "I: j
Is alth the greate.t sorrow and concern (
that I have learned the metanrhniy
tiding of Colonel Crawford's death. !
lie aaa known to me as an oflUer of
much rare and prudi nee- brave ex-1
pirieneed and active. The manner of
his death wit shocking to me." j
Culom-I Craaford was an Intimate
friend if Washington. They niet when
bo'h wrre IS years of age. Washingtoil
mi surveying In what la known a t'.
"northern tick of Virginia" or tba
northern portion of the alnce fiimoiu
Shenandoah Valley. Crawford hap-
letied Into that section and their mee'.
Ing although accidental ripened Into
wsrw frle'rf'hlp. which cotitlnnd
ihi.i. Ik's ant their lives. Crssford was
born In llerkley County West Virginia.
In the )ear 1732. lie learned the art o
.uruylng from Washlng'on.
On Manh 2S 1T. General Wllliati
Irvine con.mamler of the western
military department. lth hea.lquar
ilnln paints In surrery. An- i .-rs at Fort Pitt. Issued a call to th
In ssltvs are .-moug the ah'.- i
l .li 'y Leccksut)' s rch al appllaln s. j
Tt . ie Is mi re or It ss i!l!Hculty In pre-
P'li.iS t !. m. and they are for
the mmt part rprmle rnd
Many of thei:i are not nt nil j
I Ulofartnry. Ii;rlng ti e wir Ja-p.iM--e
surgiona ns mI the ashes of riru
itraw ns a dicsaing for ounds. and
- Il'o rs of tho mil tis In the counties ot
VVestmorclnnd and Washington to me.'t
in council at 1'ittihurg on April 3. :i
l ike Into ronsl ieratlon the adoption
;.f some. systematic defense of the ex.
posed settlements. The council wai
largrly attended and the plan theq
tdue atrr and the coniplciiieiitary r.d
ll'.n il was iisd as a wrapiilnc Thr.c-.
j i sties are said la be a perfect antisep-
tic ami one these qualities to the pres.
I c.i.e of potarsmm carbonate. English
I ni.l Ann rlcan surgeons are trying thl
j ilri SKing .Hid If It Is as successful In
j their hands as In the Japanese it eer-
ta'Mly Is a wonderful stride In antlsrp.
jr lll be orange. This gives )o;l a
.iiatgln for a variety of pretlv eff.-c's.
and It Is hardly orlh while lo tell
von that they astonish people that are
not familiar with the law of cnlnr.--riilla.Mphla
(er'.n'irataa nt Ileal h.
Who can tell how many rer-mis are
buried alive every year? How many
'rases id suspended animation are there
iiii record ami how inanv horrors th::t
.ire never known save by acrl.b tit
when once In a whllr kuiic giav I.-
opeiinl and illscoveihi in! uuide that
. luM'k hole roiniminltlcj. Thue Is
not up to dale any certain tea' for
.leith. although there have been e-
pt.rlmrtits and trials liuiiinn rahle
Alter exhinisling nil of the r crres
nf lien nee medical eM-rts have at -lived
at the roinlusinii that the on'y
irttaln tesl of death Is the condition ((
the bo.ty. I'ctil tin re air iinmlst.ikalde
slKtis of decay death is bv no iiitans k
fnng.iiie coiiclunlim. The sense of
smell Is the Vcl belt pusi-IMr puii'e
III such matters. Kven the eyes are tin:
to be trusted as time an rases on tec-
md win re bodies have heroine nlnunt
black and yet life was not exllin I. In
one Instance burial was delayed bv
unavoidable circumstances until the
friends became alarmed by Ihe color
allien they mlsti.ok for itiuriinv.it I m
and fearing some outbreak of disea.-e
they tent lor disinfectants and .. Hila-
ry experts. Ilefoie they arrived how-
there was a maiken cnange m
Oh- apvearan-e of the body. Front a
purplish hue like a bad bruise it grad-
ually became lighter nnd ansunnsl a
fe like roliMvand within a few hoius
there were evidence of returning fli-
Imatlon. Although several physicians
had been In attendance and the person
was pronounced dead the result proved
the unreliability f their decision.
tic art. ry and Is unquestionably tho
' i heM'st dressing that ban ever beet-prepared.
A N I lehilier a t are.
Arrordliig to some of the more ad-
vanced n lent ism. r.ntuic furnishes a
i .lie for every known diiesse. Of
i iiii. we do not know what the ruie
h for must of them but e are slowly
progtv-i-ing In that direction. Many
rcrindtiK are found out by accident.
;.nd It I by the merest chance that n
new cure lias been UHrovered for diph-
theria. Observing that milk rapidly
absorbs disease genus experiments
have bren tried with milk as a cura-
tive agent. A huge sheet la saturated
with milk; the patient is wrapped In
this and tightly covered with blankets
lemaln'.iig closely wrapped for some
hour. This treatment Is folios ed by
a warm bath then the patient is w rall-
ied In a dry sheet and put to bed.
This course has Ixcn attended with
great slices and It I proponed that
4 special department in certain hos-
pitals be set apart for this purpose.
That VVaa IllftVrenl.
Wife-John Isn't a box of cigar a
week rather expensive?
John - Not for me 1 have got money
Wife (after a pausel-John the gas
man wa. here nsain today lth lust
All llaea Thar.
Van Flunk -There are time when 1
wish Miss Patterson had more of thf
rplrlt cf self-denial.
Van Plunk When I ask her if thy
would like to go to the opera.
- - -' si
jj isnis r.
' ' -.-MrtM tL.. k
settlers nnd it is pi iiiclpii'.ly in such
cases that the nativo polico Im-coiiio
The iiiunnes In which tln-y surpriso
a tamp of savage ktsn-iinc is
characteristic. Having asceilained
that they are near a camp somo of
them dismount and str.p to tho skin
Then tlicv faston th Ir carbin.'s to
their anklo by means of a piece of
ros or chain and. tralllni; It t'lru.i.'li
tho lonjf ura-s. approach the camp.
The unsiisjM-etinj; blacks como to
meet their saMo brothers whe:i
(jiilck as lliilitnini:. tho trooper
stoops brill); his carbino to a level
and semis death and destruction into
tho camp. The aboriginal think a
good deal more of bis dni; than of
hi women. iKitf aro alwa founi
about tho ramp in lsre n.iinU-r.
They aro of tho mon'rvl breed and
t'on 'rally starved to foroi-ity. Tho
block follow in nio-t placet i a
polyaamlst. and bis wive are um 1
for carrying cvorythln;'. from their
' babies to their husband t wrap m
including all their camp paraherna'iia.
I rations or whatever they may wish
j to transport whilo their lordly
ma-tcr inarches aloni; with serlia
a waddie. or a iMMnnci-ang as tin) only
burden to Imposo on hi progri-s.
Hut il. a in many instances tho
blai'ks Im- savage tho bite men with
whom they como into contact are no
less so. The life of a black fellow is
counted as nothin; and thn depreda-
tions N-rH'trated on them by tho
settlers aro numerous and often par-
. ticularly cruel. The sn'arlng f a
i head of cattlo on a station whero
thousands are graiiti ou the rail.
lias olteu cost the lives ot many
I black fellows an 1 I know of several
! instuncos where the cxtnp had Ui-n
raided nu.l the women carried away
by white men while It is a fact that
j there are settlers ho have made it
; a point to shoot any black fellow
; found n their vast domain to
Ills Mod m Maaweat.
From the Chicago Tribune: "I don't
rsk you to remove your hat ml"
plaintively ipoke the little man In the
I eat behind her. "but If you will kindly
lefrkln from wabbling your head I lil
uke It a a favor. I am used to the
ilgh hat but I am not accustomed to
Ihe wabble and It confuses me and ob-
rtrurtt my view of the gentleman In
Ihe orchestra who performs on the ket-
"Thank you. ml si. I don't mind the
.Ilgh hat but I do confess the wabble
did bother me a little. Ever so much
i bilged. I can see him quite distinctly
'I beg you won't apologlxe mist. It
.'fas inllrrly Inadvertent on your part
I am sure and "
"If you lay another word I'll call the
"lilot you. ml that will not be
pecessary! I'm acquainted with all the
fisher. Any of them would be glad to
oblige me by asking the gentleman
who operate the kettle drum to move
p little to the right to at to give me a
better view of him but I ran ee with
perfect ease cow thankt to your hav-
ing quit "
"I'll call him for you mis. Her
"I am entirely raptble of calling blm
sir! I am going to ask him to bring
he manager of the ball!"
"I assure you miss that will not 1st
necessxry either. The manager It my
ron-ln-lsw. He will merely Instruct
'he usher to ah. thanks!"
For the young woman trembling
with Indignation had removed her bat.
avenge some murder committed
the first place by the blacks.
CRAWFORD'S MO.M MF.NT.
agreed upon as to dl le the regulai
troops equally between I'ortt Pitt and
Mcintosh and lo keep flying tadlot c
olunleer marching from place tu
place. Ot the troops assembled Wash-
ington County Pennsylvania fur-
.tilshed 120; Westmoreland County
Prnnslvanla 130; Ohio County Vir-
ginia. 20 and other localities not
known lt0 milking a total of 4S0 o fil-
lers and nun. In the election which
'took place for commander of the expe-
dition. Colonel Crawford and Colonel
Jiavld Williamson were the candidates.
Colonel Crawford won by a small ma-
jority and his competitor was Imme-
diately chosen senior naor. In th
siigagement which ended the dlsat-
tiou campaign few were spared.
-Well Adam waa
Darker In what particular way?
Wrggle-lle didn't have to pranca
n round the garden like a blamed Idiot
holding' F.ve on a hundred-dollar blkd
"And you will never forget me?"
asked tho girl of her lover a grocer'a
"Never" he aald. absently. "I thr
anything more tody?"
K -rtrl Arrnritlag ta rla.
A good deal 'ha 'm of ne
.boul tcienllflc klte-fl)li6. This dx-s
mean particularly t nirthnd
but a to result! The explor.v
' a of tho upper air by this weans
..il.Ui.-ed In the seauh fur Krowl- ( st.ra r-r.riaa.
'f- There are two sorts of kite j Tb No l'aator -1 r$ pardon but
ur (hip Is a simple convex in wkat walk of life are you eng iced?
kuiic-.r ..iul.wit lo a ll.mimJ IM". Tb ItranJ-Nono sir. I am a
snoiuut u s rv.r t.v a scientist tpiiaier!
taleresllai tllrrle llfaeaa.
It it estimated that there are
In Amcrha 4tKHt(KK bicycle rid-
in who have invested :!00-
IHHt.(Hia In Wheels. IKUXHI.OiH) In
I'llryclo clothing and 2ihiiki000 In
I'undrie and repairs. Two and fifty
'bicycle manufacturer five large tire-
makers and r.ixi m.iniifiu tiirers of sun-
dries having a total Investment ot
jW.non.ntHi. have benetlted by thin traf-
fic. The estimated capital Invested In
retail establishments repair shops.
race track and club houses Is $Jlt0-
ooo. making the total American invest-
ment In cycling equal to It'.iXi.noO.IHKI.
Dining 1S9 Is claimed l.ooo.Oot)
Itatrd bjr Ibn I'ew Krai.
A Joaii)' cloryuian onco prea'hcd
a stronu temperance sermon When
he bad finished a deacon said to him:
"I am aft aid you havo made a mis-
take. Mr. Jones who pay tin-liili-:
est pew rent. Is a distiller; bo will
j Is' an;;ry " The minisU-r raid: th
! 1 am sorry; I will t'o and explain it
( to Mr. Jones and remove any unfa-
! vorablo Impression and toll him that
I did not mean him." Accordingly
he waited upon Mr. Jones who in
addition to the profession uf distill-
ink' also cu ried i n a got many
other branches of trade and a good.
many amusements and was not dis-
tinguished ab.ivo other men as an
ascetic. Tho pastor expressed bit
regret to Mr. Jone for anvthin; in
the sermon which hurt his fcelinir
I lie was soinovhat relieve! w ho:iw itli
a jovial air. Mr Jon -s said: Oh.
bless you don't min i that at all. It
must ho a miohty poor sermon that
1 ion't hit mo somewhere. " Argonaut.
The M.ili.ilu liarilraa.
j Cue of tho prettiest spots In t'n
! 'and is tin magnolia gardens on tlm
shley river in oiith I arolinu. wliicli
lame with na'cas jupmi cis and
yellow jessamines in profusion. I.i
.lie l'lickcroiind ai-e the souilior uio-s-
ovcreil Cyprus trees and tho Id'
i 0 ouks that aro as old as the stale.
Mrs. Smlthert Why Maud I dldnt
know your husband wat In the express
Mn. Wheeler He Isn't; b Il jutt
doing a little after office hourt to help
pay for hit bicycle you know. To
A Vlctlaa at Kaaaaes.
"Women are to Inconsequent." ec
"What bat happened now?" asked
the man to whom Chollle It a (peclmea
to be thoughtfully atudied.
"1 wtt saying to Mis Kean that I
wished knew ot some way In wblca
1 could be ot use to the world and th
nroke right In on my wemtwkt to tell
me that they were making pocketbook
out ot monkey skins nowaday. It wa
RETRIaVINO A COW.
;Vel trf a taanf l.lrl- Hrrala Al-
lamal I Ira OAT a l-uu.
Two younir woraon who wero travel-
n In Ireland t igcthec. one day.
j-ined with a revolver took a b og
nd lonely walk along a road bordered
ty a Held where a larg-e number ot
aula wore pastured ruddeuly they
aw advancing out of the midst at a
umbering trot a larja brindled bull-
lo lth a bit of rope htnginif from
is collur. Tho two traveler stood
isldo to let blm pass but ho instantly
itoppod and stared at them il w hat
corned to bo a Tery threatening mau-
ler say thn Youth's Companion
The thought cam to one ot them
hat ha was mad and the anxiously
isked: "Where's the gun''"
"In my pocket." returned my
:ouin in a low voice "and I cai.'i
ret it out It's stuck.''
Well you'd hotter hurry" laid 1.
'or he's coming "
The bulldoK wa moving slol
loaard us uttering stran.'o grunts
nid looking excitedly around at tho
:attl. which '- U-tfinniii)r toclo-e
in on us and him My cousin w th
one strenuous effort ripjs'd the pick-
et of her mackintosh.
"I've (?ot It at last!" sho pantoJ.
putting in a cartridge with trembling
fingers and cocking tho pist 1. "Its
awfully sti'T and I know it th-ows
high but anyhow it will lrightn
him. I rr-ally don't want to hit hira."
Wait until I get behinl you!" I
Iliero was a report like a cannon.
and the next moment the catt'o wero
flying t tho four winds ot heaven
Tho bulldog wat streaking through
tho heather In hot pursuit ot the
argest cow ot the herd.
"Ho's used to guns!" I cried. "Ho
thinks we're cow-shooting."
He's gono to retrieve the pamn.
replied my cousin In a hollow voice.
In another Instant tho bulldog hid
overtaken his prey and tho next
our kneu tottering under u with
horror wo saw him swinging from
er nos by his t'eth. while her
bellowing rent the sky.
I'ackslic canio down theblil flln;-
ing her head from side to side w hiui
tho bulldog adhered with tcrritle
tenacity to her nose; and jumping
the ditch like a hunter she sot off
down the rojul. followed by a host of
trumpeting friends and sympathisers.
I tilled my hands with stones and
wo pursued at the bjt of our
speed seeing from time to time above
tho heaving lutck and branllshed
tails of tho gallop. n cattle the dark
body of th-t bulldog as he swung into
the air over his victim a head.
Suddenly the win do cortege
wheeled up a lane loading to a cot
tage and tho cow foil on her kneei
and lay exhausted with the bulldog
prone beside her exhausted too but
still holding on. Iho owner of the
cow arrived on the ice no at the
tame lo-tant we did.
Call o7 yer dog!" he roared In a
"Ilc't not ours!'' we panted.
Tho mnn't only reply was to pick
up a large stone and hcavo it al the
dog. It struck hi brindled rlbt a
resounding blow and to our deep re
lief ho crawled to bis bet. and slunk
past us to the main road and setting
off at a limping trot presently van
I shed through the mist.
Tho man stoocJ and examined
the poor cow't torn and bleeding
"He met him on the road wo
protested "and we couldn't help hi
"Ah. thin it't one of them dirty
little fellows of officer that ha lih-
Inz lodges below that he belong! lo."
said the man "I heard a shot a
while ag'V and ye may believe mo
I'll hive the law of thim!"
Wo exchanged guilty glances
"Ye. 1 hoard a shot too " I taid
nervously. "Well I a I think we
must !e getting on now. It's getting
late and a 1 Iiohv the cow isn't
hurt very bad Anyhow here't some-
thing to buy soft food for her till her
nose gets MI."
And like the brindled dog we too
in the odd cousin:
SOME QUEER AND CURIOUH
FEATURES OF tIFE.
peach aaa SlUara a r-Ai tka
Drawarldf far Half a iaalart
Drlillaf with flnllau taaks tUach
Oat af aiibb '
fi jLaa (ss-al
af -f' r
1IKRK ba whose
eagle wlugt cf
more than It
And followed far
Their tovraa away
of bearta who would Impeach?
Thcr be who never to their kind out-
reach Self-willed to alienee on tore nativt
There be dumb tout whose wlitfnl
ee too bright.
Do tike the wounded fawn' our aid be-
seech. Not mute am I except by force of fat
For I have wordt of tire and swift at
That leal and willing on my thought
Dut I in all tbo world no ear may
So hall at bom those herald ever-
more. Edith M. Thomaa In Scrlbner'a.
Tkls Saaka Raarkaa Vat af aigkt.
Che toan of Denver Ind. bat con-
tained a greatly agitated aet ot rttlxent
during the past few days owing to th
report ot a monster snake roaming
about in the woods near town which
la made by Krl Gustln. a well-known
and reputable rltlten. Mr. Oustln tellj
that he and bit wife together with an-
other woman were coming home one
evening la the buggy and Just about
dusk they passed through tbe wood a
little to the east of town when thr-i?
borse became suddenly frightened and
almost felt to tbe ground througa
fright. They looked past th animal
Into the thadowi of the tree ahead
and the tight they beheld almost
frightened them to death ar.d the
women were made hysterical. It wai
a monster make and Ita d scrip' Ion li
thu given In Mr. tiuiiln'i own term:
"Such a make I never taw. It lay
on a twelve-foot log. extending itt
body the entire length ot the log. with
Itt bead elevated about two feet lap-
ping Itt forked tongue out at us while
mischief lurked In lit wlekej-looklng
yet. Itt tail reached from the log
It feet or more to the fence and from
that through the roll a far back at I
rould tee Into the field at the tide ot
'.be woods. We were In mortal fear
f our lives and bow we ever got our
lorte away from the place In safety I
Al the Ws4Ua Hahearsal.
Clergyman-When 1 ay "Who glvet
this bride away?' don't all speak al
once. Settle It between yourselvel
who It to represent you. Do you un-
Chorus of I'shert W do.
And the next day ther wa no bitch
In the ceremony.
II r (rati Teaataaeat.
The Piano Stool Didn't you love to
have that fluffy-haired beauty run ber
little hit? Auger up and down your
The Piano-1 did until the played
Tbe Stool Wretched coquette! I
shall never forget bow the tat down un
It -rlilatJ t araliwa 4 ikervatlta.
(outlcmen. you do not uso your
faculties ot observation'' said an old
professor addressing his e'.ass Here
ho pushed forward a gallipot contain-
ing a chemical i f exceedingly olfen-
tlvo snu-ll. "When I was a student"
ho cntlnueo. "I used m sense ot
ta-to" and he dlpd his finger In
the gallipot and then put hit linger
in hi mouth. "Taste it. gentlemen
taste il." said the professor "and ex-
ercise your pciceptivo faculties."
The gallipot was pushed toward the
reluctant class one by one Ihe stu
dent resolutely dipped their fingers
luto tho concoct inn and with many a
wry face tucked tho aabomlnation
from their lingers. Hientlcnien.
gentlemen." said the professoi "I
must icpeat that you do not use your
(acuities ot observation (or had you
looked luoro closely at hat I wa
doing you would have ou that tin i
finger I put In mv mouth aas not tin
finger I dipH-d in tho gallipot "
Walter TifP ni-
j "t suppose." said Ihe nun with the!
"Ilk hat. lu had eaten a three-course j
: I'lnr.cr and found fault with every-1
' ihins. 3nd even complained at tln
i manner In which the waiter helped j
I.: r.i on with his coat. "I suppose It
. I s.iould go oft now and forget to tip
I vou sonielh'.n; you'd feel pretty 111
'Not at all. sir." answered the
heel and 3.0ot.0o tire will be pro-1 w1 s 'mi ..for nav.
ditced giving employment to
Wcycie workert and 3.1KH) tire em
ployea. Fifty thnurand persona arc
employed In sundries factories and 22-
IKK) at retail dealert and repairmen
making the total number ot person
.connected with the bicycle Industry
The turrets Jama.
"What do you think of the blryclo
"Ureat thing! I never took H mi ch
f ncu exercise before In all ror pfe "
"Why I didn't know that ysu wcrt
I'm not but I have to croax th
suae once ta a Trt.::c."
IcirncJ that a pay ihant walttr la a
N. IV llelng a French waiter ha
naturally used a franc mlle. If he had
been an American waiter ha wouldn't
have done It under 5S cents. New
No! lark a Jrwtt After All.
Mr. ltlmby-Why did you have your
Applicant I alapped her husband!
(ate tor asking me for a kiss.
Mr llimby Itriuiiipiiaiill) tiood
Vou are engpod. '
T Talarks C hlaaw.
From the Whatcom Reveille: Last
reek McKce a British Columbia leg-
ter tent the cook at bit camp to Dong
at tbe I'.iltis!) Columbia station. Just
tcrost the line from Dlalne to get ft
:xpress package. The Mongolian
came to Douglat and Instead of stop-
plnj there wtndered over the line to
the Great Northern depot on thit aide
where be tat down. A tealotu deputy
marshal spied blm and after a few
questions found out that he bad n
paper. So be detained blm and. ac-
cording to law the only thing that
tould be done wa to deport htm to
China although McKee came down
ind explained aud tried to have blm
released lo go back and cook. Sun-
jay th train had Just started south
w!th this Mongolian on board when
orue one yelled: "There't another
one." Sure enough there came an-
other bl;;. fat. wabbly looking Chin
tcros the line. The train wat ctopped
Instantcr and he wat questioned. H
wat on thlt tide of the line without
papers and the funny part et It was
that he wit a rook who bad been tent
from Westminster to take the othei
fellow't place at cook In McKee't log-
ting ramp and mistaking hit loca-
tion bad wandered too far south. Ho
cried when he knew bit predicament
but law tt Interpreted by the officers
it stern at well tt surprisingly silly
and he v.lll go back to China along
with No. 1. In the meantime M-Km
he no rook.
A Mir trie wf v 4 ( ars.at.
('no of the great-'st works of ll.'iir.n.
Yorbruggen is tho carved pulpit oftQ
tho grand parochial vhurch at Itrus-
Is Iho whole design ts an alio
jorical nvno. At the Imiso aro Adan'O
Slid I ve. life sWc ex o'.liiig the angola
hile grim lVath liim-olf may Uir
svn hovering in tho rear. Tho lir'
pair )ear un their sbouldors a hoi
low glob. the cavity U'iug the plai-''
whore t'.n preacher -.lands ahilo do-
iivcrltil bis sermon. From the glulsV
-iscs a tree sastaimng a canopy which
n turn s ipiwuti two figures t-no ot
in angel and tho other a fema'o rvo-
vsctiting Truth. AIhivo all this Is
.ho Yirglu and tho .Infant Josus
?rushi:.g tho e: eut't hcaJ with a
Drlllla with HalUia'
A novel methed et perforating Iron
jlttei It reported from Salt Ijike City.
Tbe city it being tupplied with eic-
tiblty for lighting and power gener-
ated fourteen l:ille away In the Dig
Cottonwood Canon. It was found nec-
essary for tbe purpose of pipe connect
tiont. to rut tour 43-luch opening la
the .' " ... w -
w yew. AH irwm mu It ryom t
Willie Wllde-Da jou know. Mist
Maud that I have all my life been la
the power of the I'vll one and all my
truggle tt escape have availed ma
Mis Maud-1 lurrpoea It It Impossi-
ble to escape one' nelt. Ex.
"Ke llsr raalk
I Mr (ii.iiibla (to her affsprlngl
Tbre ymi go.tmeHsg t'tefictor H cv?
iwUfc mud. Dlua't I u;i yoa u '.p
William Harford the old drawnrumo
tender of the New York New llav.n
and Hartford railroad at South Nor-
walk dlr-d there the other moraine
aged TS years. He has held the tame
position with the railroad company fur
ever fifty year and was In charge -r
the drawbridge at the tlm of th ti-'
rible South Norwalk disaster la l'-.
It wat at first thought that he wat
responsible or In disaster out me
tat Senator Ferry who wat U!khs
with Mr. Harford at the time ot ta
disaster proved to the contrary and It
was shewn that the tisnalt were cor-
rectly set to ttop the train the 6vw
Uulv but a fovl would have al
your feet before yom came In?
yped tal ' ..""'-"' "a J
i-i )ou did ail ywti-.couid.
Real Estat Agent I tell you we've I
been raising torn great old wheat
rrop up In North Dakota.
"I expect to. So btg weren't they
that they crowded the mortgage rlgu'.
oft land Into the rivet?"
Real Kutate Agent Well. Ml tell you 1 rmi i Jiarrv raiiy.
One thing. Two year ago w bad j C. 0. I'.arne ha a cat al bi Ben
tuch a heavy crop that county line j t Coldendle whuh I
bulged over until some ol lii louaiiea omig njtm i-u won a e . . .
lok1 at round ts a full moon and) t pear town. She alio i s or.e t .;.
you couldn't teli where one towash'r j b the 'hera t-vm. t - e v- --t
u.'4 and auothcr btsao. 1 xu&la tasjik Lts ..-...a.
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