The Cass County Sun (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 1, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 7, 1913 Page: 2 of 9
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Much of that which la called "van
cuaaedness" la nothing but humaa
By A. NEELY HALL
Author of "Handicraft for Handy Boy*" and "Thm Boy Craftman
Drives Machine Down Steps; Lands in Hospital
NSW YORK.—Peter Kelly, atten-
dant in St. Luke's hospital, In a
cot In the J. Hood Wright hospital
the other day, was bragging through
the mass of bandages that swathed
his features that he is a better man
than General Israel Putnam ever was.
Karly the day before Kelly, in the
eutoxnohlle of the superintendent of
fit Luke's, drove the machine down
several flights of stone steps in Cen-
Kelly will not speak of the Incident
that led to his ride. Dr. Clover, the
auperintendent, will not say whether
the attendant had his permission to
use the machine, but a shadow crosses
his face when he thinks of the occur-
Kelly first was noticed as he drove
the car rapidly around the Circle, a
circular road, about 200 feet in diam-
eter, apposite 106th street, near Cen-
tral Park West There Is only one
entrance to the Circlo. Patrolman
Smith, of the Arsenal police station
saw the machine.
"Heyf" shouted the patrolman, run-
ning up. "Quit that merry-go-round
stuff. This park Isn't Coney Island."
Suddenly the machine started along
a narrow footpath. Kelly thought
the path was the road leading out.
He had reached the top of the long,
winding stone stairway leading down
to Central Park WeBt before he re-
alized his plight. He started to turn
his machine aside, then decided he
would take the stairs.
"I should worry!" shouted Kelly as
the machine leaped out Into the air.
This will beat old Izzy Putnam to
a frazzle, and the papers will publish
Bang! Biff! Thud! The car took
the landings like a greyhound. Then
there came a turn in the stalrB and
the machine stopped with a disinte-
grating shiver. Kelly kept on.
Workers in the Aqueduct shaft at
the bottom of the stairs rushed to the
surface, thinking there was an under-
ground explosion. They found Kelly
lying doubled up several flights below
what formerly was the machine. All
he could mutter as they carted him to
tbe J. Hood Wright hospital was:
"Well, I got half way down, any-
Cupid Is Routed; Quarrel Over Gifts in Court
CLEVELAND, O.—Cuplu ran to cov-
er the other day when the case of
Jacob Nemerov8ky, twenty-five years
old, against Pauline Williams of 2557
East Twenty-ninth street, was called
In Justice Chapman's court.
"Yon see. It was something like
this," said Constable Miller, who
served the papers, "Nemerovsky was
engaged to Miss Williams for more
than two years. During the courtship
he gave Miss Williams many pres-
ents. He wanted to get the presents
back- With two policemen he went
to ber home. The policemen were
unable to persuade the brlde-that-
might-have-been to deliver the iires-
ents, and Squire Chapman issued a
writ of replevin, with which 1
■ecured a trunk containing the pres-
ents. They consisted of an umbrella
stand, foot stool, sewing tray, fold-
ing card table, collar box, Bmoklng
Jacket, and some other Btuff. There
ff'es alao a pair of Bboes, which some-
body threw at me as I was leaving
the house, and they hit me on the
back of the neck."
take your \|(
Miss Williams says that she and
Nemerovsky were to have been mar-
ried December 7. The invitations had
been printed, but because they were
unable to get postage stamps out a
certain night, about two weeks pre-
vious, they waited till the next day
to mall them. However, the lnvlu-
tions were never sent.
"He made all kinds of excuses and
finally I forgave him." Miss Williams
said. "Everything was all right for
a while till he started to act up again.
Then I told him to leave. Monday
he came with a constable and took
away tho presents he had given me,
and some of my other things, ioo."
Fluffy Headpiece Drops on Helmet of Bluecoat
CHICAGO.—-This is th« story of a
hat and a void in <he heart of a
policeman. And it la V,romance, too,
but only the first ch. fit r has been
Policeman Harry Bot e'4. he of the
item visage and once of Q e scornful
oye, stood the other day on he corner
of West Washington atrr. t Vind North
Fifth avenue, blowing his wi istle and
•cowling quite fiercely at tl. women
Who scurried past. i
And then the hat entered : he life
ture above came a woman's gasp.
With it came the hat. Then a sudden
fluttering of skirts and the owner of
the head decoration hurried into her
It is not a part of the story that
the came to a resting place, cocked
raklshly on the helmet of the police
officer. Neither is it material that
he was blushing deeply when ha
started with the And for the Central
"Sergeant." he reported', pausing at
the desk, "I—I found a hat. Maybe
I better try to identify it before 1
turn it in."
Bossen was full of thought and sad
ness as he passed the desk on the
way to his corner.
"Sergeant, her name ain't In it," he
said dejectedly; and then he pleaded:
"But, say, sergeant, she'll come for It,
sure, won't she? And say, don't for
git to—to get her name."
A TOY X-RAY MACHINE.
This little toy la greatly myatlfylng
to those who do not know lta interior
conatruction, and by making one and
keeping It In your room you will have
a puzzler for your friends when they
come to aee you. To outward ap-
pearances the little machine has the
power to tranamlt light through solid
objects, making them seem transpar-
ent; but, if the Interior of the box
were disclosed to view, it would at
once be apparent how the illusion is
obtained by means of a aeries of mlr-
rora placed at the proper angle* to
project the light which enters the hole
at one end of the box down under the
object through which the person is
supposedly looking, and up to hia eye
at the hole in the opposite end.
Though the construction of the top
la actually simple, It Is well to make
It appear complicated by adding tubea,
an electric battery, a switch and a
bell, as ahown In the llluatratlon.
None of these, however, are necessary
to operate the toy.
Procure a box about the size of that
In which starch 1b sold, for your ma-
chine, and remove one side. Pig. 2
■hows the box placed upon its remain-
ing Bide, with the open aide uppermost,
and the top toward you;- Out of the
bottom board, cut a piece in length
equal to one-third the length of the
board, and in width equal to one-half
the width of the board. Also bore
the holes, A and D, In the ends of the
box, near the upper edge and on a di-
rect line with one another. These
boles should be about 1% inches in di-
ameter, or the size of any cardboard
mailing tube that you may have at
Cut the boards, K, L, M, N and O, of
the proper sizes so when nailed to-
gether in the manner ahown in Fig.
B they will fit over the upper portion
of the box as in Fig. 4. The dimen-
sions of these pieces will be deter-
mined by those of the box and the
size of the opening cut out of the bot-
tom board. The holes, B and C, should
be bored through N and O on an ex-
act line with holes, A and D, in the
ends of the box. The top board should
have a hole cut out of one edge cor-
• Fig. 5-Section •
X-RAY- AlACHlME.• "
Edict Against Babiev Opens Row in Apartment
JERSEY CITY. N. J.—The lit-, -at
kind of a rumpu3 has started i r
the appearance of a baby lo Jets y
City's most fashionable apart
house—the Fairmont—at Fairmont
avenue and Hudson country boulevaid.
There are many dogs in the house, bui
the management has made an Iron
bound rule against children. Hence
the whole affair will soon be aired in
Clinton B. Dow, a stock broker, who
moved Into the Fairmont with his
bride a year ago, was politely told re-
cently that he would have to move out
as soon as the expected heir to the
Dow family arrived.
"Well, this is the limit," said Mr.
r>nw "Why the deuce didn't they
put the ban on Red Mike? He's
t>een here ever since we moved In, and
not a word of complaint about him.
fiure, a child's no worse than a dog."
Red Mike la a large Irlah setter, and
heretofore he has been the pride of
the Dow household. That la, he waa
the tlilrd member of the family un-
til the Dow baby arrived. Dow argued
111 DIS MCE
FER US -
h hVE Tl/H
with tho management of tho house,
but In vain So he moved to No. 84
Emery street before his lease had
expired. Now the apartment house
management has brought suit to re-
cover $300 for rent from the broker
"I'll never pay them a peony un-
less the <;oitrt compels me," declared
Dow the pther day. "lt'a an outrage
to think that a dog !s considered bet
ter than a child in r. ,£anhlo&able apart-
ment house "
Subpoenas' hare thVa issued for
Mrs. Merritt Lane, MrbVHowa'd Sla-
ter, Mrs. J. H. Suhberly, ^Jra. Marma-
duke Tilden and other i^jnen who
live In the Fairmont and owtK^loga U
appear and testify at the trial
THE- COMPLETED TOY X-RAY' MACMIME.'
responding in size to that cut out
of the bottom board, ao It will enclose
the remainder of the box, but this
should not be fastened until after the
mirrors have been put In place and
properly adjuated. Give the inalde
of the box a thorough coating of blaok
paint bo there will be no dancer of
the wood reflecting light
Broken pieces of looking-glass and
old hand mlrrora may be used In the
machine. If you cannot find four
pieces, probably you can pick up juat
what you need for a few centa at a
paint store or a carpenter ahop. Piecea
of irregular ahape can be mounted
upon blocks of wood for convenience
In handling. The sectional view of
the box shows best how the mirrors
must be fastened (see E, F, G and H,
Fig. 6). Glasa, E, must be placed at
an angle of 45 degrees to the hole, A,
glass, V parallel to glass, E, glass, H,
at right at-Kies to glass, F, and glaaa,
Q, parallel to glaaa, H. and* at an angle
of 48 degrma to bole. D. With the
glasses properly placed, the dotted line
and arrows in Fig. 8 ahow odw h
light will he reflected from hoi# t
hole, and when looking through
A great majority of summer ills art
to Malaria in suppressed form. Lee
situde and headache. are but two symp-
toms. OXID1NE eradicates the Malaria
germ and tones up the entire system. Adv.
Dr. Henry Van Dyke, the dlstia
gulshed clergyman, has a neat waj
of silencing the censorious.
At a luncheon la Princeton a cer
tain bishop was being discussed, and
a visitor said:
"I don't like the bishop. He Is toe
much a man of the world to suit me."
"Quite so," Dr. Van Dyke retorted
quickly; "but which world, this or the
A. a person will Bee the light coming
through hole, D.
The pieces of mailing-tube ahown
sticking into holea A. B, C and D,
should be glued In place. These tubes
should be of equal diameter so It will
appear as though the tube were con-
tinuous with only a section omitted in
the center In which to Insert the book,
hand, or other object. v
Fig. 5 shows how to faaten an elec-
tric bell or buzzer (J) to one side of
the machine, and how to mount a dry
battery (1) to the top of the machine.
Connect the bell and battery with
bell wire, and place a small switch in
the circuit, fastening it to the Bide of
the box as shown in Fig. 1.
Here is a good way to operate your
toy X-ray machine. Allow your friend
to look through the tuhes first, to see
that they are cliar, then place the ob-
ject to be looked through In the gap
between the tubes In holes, B and C,
and at the same instant clap one hand
over tube In hole D. This will shut
out all light and the friend will think
that bis view has been obstructed by
the object placed In front of hole B.
Now throw over the battery switch
and allow the bell or buzzer to
buzz, and after a few seconds, when
you have your friend guessing as to
what is going to happen, suddenly re-
move your hand from the end of the
tube In hole, D, and allow the light to
flood through the tubes. The marvel-
ous feat will then have been perform-
ed. Of course, you should allow a
longer period to elapse before remov-
ing your hand from the end of tube In
hole, D, when the object is thick, the
idea being that it requires a longer
time for the light to penetrate It.
(Copyright, 1912, by A. Neely Hail.)
JUST DID AS HE WAS TOLD
FACE DISFIGURED WITH
8107 Foster Ave., Baltimore, Md.—
"About five months ago little blisters
appeared on my face. They looked
like blisters from fire burns. They
Itched and burned something terrible,
which caused me to rub them and they
burst, then sores appeared which dis-
figured my face. My face was all full
of sores. The disease spread from my
face to my neck and back. When any-
thing touched them they would burn
and stick to my clothes, which kept
me from sleeping and made me suf-
"I used home remedies and I used
a salve but It did no good. 1 suffered
about three months then I saw the
Cutlcura Soap and Ointment adver-
tised and I thought I would send and
get a sample and try them. 1 used the
sample of Cutloura Soap and OlnU
ment and they helped me a great deal,
so I bought some and used them about
two months and they completely cured
me." (Signed) Edward V. Thoma*
Mar. 26, 1912.
Cutlcura Soap and Ointment sola
throughout the world. Sample of each
free with 32-p. Skin Book. Addreaa
post-card "Cutlcura, Dept. L, Boston."
"I am going to bring my son hp so
that like George Washington he can
Bay: "1 cannot tell a lie.'"
"Why, I thought you weie going
to bring him up to follow In your foot
The flirt 1b always practicing a
game she never Intends to play.
ITCH Relieved In 30 Minute*.
Woolfortl'H Sanitary Lotion for all klnAa oi
eoulagluui itch. At DruggUts. Adv.
Many a girl who wouldn't make a
good wife for a poor man would make
a poor wife for a rich man.
As to Why the Chauffeur Did Not
Brlna the Car, Why That Waa
Mr. Mann, who Is an Inveterate
tease, was spending the week-end with
some friends. The ladles of the house
decided at the eleventh hour to take
him to an aviation meet, and he waa
requested to go out and tell Thomas
to bring the car at once,- the 'phone
to the garage being out of order.
"What ia it, exactly, that you want
me to do?" Mr. Mann asked, looking
up from his paper. His hostess had
ha<t experience with bis teasing, and
knew better than to remonstrate. She
thought full explanation the safest j
"Go to the garage," she explained i
with sarcastic care, 'right down the
cement walk, and when you are in .
front of the door, say: "Thomas, bring
the car at once.'"
Mr. Mann meekly disappeared, mur-
muring her directions over to him-
self. The ladies prepared for the spin,
and waited some 15 minutes, but no
machine arrived. At last the exasper-
ated hostess turned upon her guest.
"Did you do as I asked you?" she de-
"What did you do?" she persisted.
"Went to the garage, right down the
cement walk, and when I was In front
of the door I said: 'Thomas, bring
the car at once!'"
"Then why didn't he bring It?"
Mr. Mann looked surprised. "Oh,
Thomas couldn't hear me," he explain-
ed. "The garage door was shut and
you didn't say to open It or shout"
"Did you mall my letter sura this
"Then how did it get out of the
malls and make its wuy b&u* on tit
Young Doctor—Your puis* la 180.
r u.nt -Impossible, doctor.
I^Kfraas Doctor Of oouxee. How itu-
I pld of ma I waa oouagn^g£fc handj
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Banger, J. E. A. & Erwin, W. L. The Cass County Sun (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 1, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 7, 1913, newspaper, January 7, 1913; Linden, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth340881/m1/2/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Atlanta Public Library.