The Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 90, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 2, 1912 Page: 4 of 12
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THE TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM
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iCow>oiidaltd Januarj. 1910>
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New York Ralph R. Mulligan. 38 Park Row
Anyway, one more old winter mouth has been left bt-
If a male inhabitant of Panama is called a "Panaman,"
the female of the species must be a ' Panamama."
Roosevelt went w est to selei t a leuder for his cam-
paign. j^e has entrusted the strenuous job to Senator
Dixon, of Montana.
The Chinese situation has "broken out" again. The
why's and the wherefore's of the mutiny seem to be mys-
teries. as the whole Chinese operations of late have like
A oause for wanting to postpone the democratic na-
tional convention has come to light. In setting the dale
far the summer time, the fact was overlooked that thi*
Baltimore oysters are not ripe until September.
It has never yet soaked through our head, as to whv
It Is Impossible for the voters to express a presidential
preference when they vote in the general primaries, if
thay can and do express senatorial preference, why not
»The Roosevelt candidacy is meeting with cold recep-
tion at the hands of the big politicians who have the
fiCVt say In the matter The colonel, however, has phone
connection with the primary judges, and he is listening
for the last say.
The city is in a wrangle with the contractor who erect-
ad the high sohool building, but the differences are not
great, and whatever the outcome. It is admitted on all
hands that Temple has on# of the finest public school
buildings In the south.
Colonel Jacob Wolters is the guest of Temple today.
Ha has chosen Temple as the rostrum from which to
enunciate his platform in his race for the senatorship, and
tha eyes of all Texas are focused on this point today, it
la an aasured fact that he and his acovmpanying friends
will find Temple people hospitable.
El Paso Is feeding and arming the revolutionists in
possession of Juarez. Thus Madero's little Joke of starv-
Uk* the rebels Into submission is a failure. The Unite!
permits the selling of supplies to Gomez just as
tha case when Madero occupied a similar position
Tha good part of the story, for the El Paso dealers, la
that tha rebels have plenty af money with which to buy
What thay want.
A prominent Jew lias predicted that in time all the
jfowa of the world will be in tha United State?. There are
about eleven millions of them, and something like two
millions are here now. Another movement Is on foot to
have tha next pope come from the United States. The
tahdenoies of religious elements to gravitate toward
America are fruits of the constitution of the country, which
broadly welcomes citizens regardless of religious beliefs.
There la more of the Dr. Wiley business to be consid-
The doctor won a signal triumph over the admin-
titration when his first case got before the public, and
•van tha president and attorney general had to take
bi«nil water. But the fight against him has never been
•ailed off and the big Interests who are compelled to
forego part of their profits on account of the "meddle-
someness" of the chief chemist, are determined to get rid
of him somehow. Again the case will be tried before the
public, and if It does not end in some cabinet vacancies,
the signs are read awrong.
y Will Mayes is not Imitative, but he has a great mind
Which runs very often in the same channel with the famous
Nebraakan's. He early came to the concluaion that It
waa easier and cheaper to get before the public on the
leoture platform, than to hire his own halls and brass
bands. Which is to sav that Mr. Mayes Is now a lec-
torer, under the auspices of a bureau. He makes his
Initial "how before a home audience, which goes to shoe
that he is not of the race of prophets mentioned in the
Good Book, and who were without honor In their own
Oountry. We'll bet the lecture is worth the price.
The public school system of Texas is something of a
Whopper, even though the educational lecturers ,may de-
Bounce the state for being behind in educational matters.
Texas hae an enormous permanent fund, which is sup-
plemented by liberal taxation, the whole being sufficient
to give to each child within scholastic age In the state tha
Bum of IS.S6 per annum, and with the total distributed
among those who actually attend, the amount Is consid-
erably increased, In its application. The state has just
appropriated $3 per capita, on the present year's appor-
tionment, and that amounts to nearly $3,000,000. It lack*
'only II.S» per capita of completing the payments for th »
current year, and it is the largest apportionment ever
made at one time.
The Jurors In the Sneed case have been discharged,
ter convincing the judge that they could not be made
i drink, after being held to the trough. The judge talked
i to them throughout, hut he could not make them see
in they were performing a patriotic duty In remain-
ing prisoners day after day. In the chance that they
Would change their minds as to the guilt or innocenc*
of the accused. Good, honest men on a Jury, in such
circumstances would undoubtedly resent the Judge's
method, and the other kind of jurymen, who might be
there for a purpose, would pretend to be very Indignant.
Just which kind of Jurymen were sitting in this particular
•ase, the people at a distance do not know. Judge Swaym
•ATTRDAT *ORMNO THE TEMFM5 DAILY TELEGRAM. UAS%cn •
A* was foreseen by students in Mexican patnotiam, j
the revolt in northern Mexico is serving Madero well. It (
raised a lot of pretenders to the presidential throne, and
now Zapata himself declares against Gome*. After the
rival leaders fight it out among themselves, there will be
but little left tor the government to do.
The court of arbitration at Washington has ruled
that a patentee has no power to regulate prices at which
his invention shall be sold, after an article passes from
his hands. The case arose over a cut price made on a
patent medicine, by a druggist, and the court held that
the manufacturers of the drug, or of any other patented
article, could not dictate the price at which a dealer
should sell it.
Nearly a million English coal miners are out on a
strike .despite the efforts of the government to bring
about a settlement of the dispute. The miners coutend
for the establishment of u minimum wage scale, as a
principal demand, and the government has held to be a
just c^itentlon. but the owners have so far refused to
admit It. The strikers go into the contest with the gov-
ernment favoring their cause, and they rely on that for
a quick settlement, the government having notified the
owners that if the minimum scale did not come through
agreement. It would have to come In some other way.
Rice—-cleaned, scoured, packed—by machinery.
Rice that reaches you untouched by human hand*,
uncontaminated, undefiled, the purest of all ri
Book— tt Dafaty Dishes of COMET RICK" Is every bag
For the first time since the bureau of vital statistics
has been established in Texas, and most probably for the
first time in the state's history, the deaths from tuber-
culosis have been less within a month, than from some
other disease. January reports show that pneumonia
led in the number of deaths, and even in that, the record
was comparatively light, there being but three hundred
and flfty-stx deaths attributed to pneumonia This in ;i
state of Texas' population is a very creditable record, and
it is to be taken into account that patients suffering from
lung troubles come here from all over the union. The
record is extremely gratifying in the reduced death rate
WHAT IS A LADY?
A little while ago an English paper offered a prize for
the best definition of a lady. This is the answer that
took the prize:
"To be a lady, rightly, means to be a gentlewoman
who shows by her every word and action a sweet and
gentle dignity, with a gracious charm of manner; a
woman whose heart is pure and true, who is tender to-
ward all suffering, who sympathises with those In trouble
and is ever ready to give that which costs her some effort
and self-denial. A lady thinks no work derogatory, and
no one is deemed too low to receive courtesy and kindness.
She Is pure and good in every detail of life, a true friend
and a 'ministering angel' in sorrow and in sickness "
Could any one give a better answer?
MADERO WON TOO EASILY.
(St. Louis Republic.)
In the larger matters of human destiny the thoughtful
human being may well pray to be delivered from bargain
days. Nothing is more unfortunate for the man who
would obtain power than to get a dollar's worth for 60
cents, lie is far more to be congratulated If he be com-
pelled to pay a dollar and a half for it.
Francisco I. Madero, president of the United States of
Mexico, is an impressive illustration of this Inexorable
fact. Power has been committed to him on terms too
Madero came to the presidency not because he was
strong but because Diaz was weak, lie did not conquer
the old regime. He looked on philosophically while It
crumbled to pieces, lie is not a seasoned revolutionary
leader. He is still an untried man.
There will not be peace and stability in Mexico until
men have paid in conflict the price of peace A party
must be welded together by the cohesion of common
conviction, and the warmth of enthusiaam for a leader.
This can only come through struggle, physical or political.
There must be fighting. In the forum or on the field.
There is no reason to despair of Mexico. This country
did not become a nation for many years after July 4.
1 776. The way to national consciousness Is through a
struggle, either with an external foe or between warring
factions within the state.
THE MISSING WORD.
CHOICE B. RANDELL
AND HIS POSITION
Friendly Letter to Bell County Citi-
zens Explains Several Points
Personal and Otherwise.
(St, Louis Republic.)
A few of the progressive republicans are at last notic-
ing the fact that Mr. Roosevelt's many words on all sides
of all questions but one never includes a reference to the
In anybody else claiming to represent the progressive
sentiment of the country this omission would long ago
have been regarded not only as significant but fatal. How
can there be any advancement politically, socially or in-
dustrially while this wrong, which la at the root of nearly
all wrongs. In undisturbed?
It Is to the tariff that we are indebted for moet of
our monopolies and trusts. The tariff corrupts our poll-
tics with huge campaign funds. The tariff buya senator-
ships and sells laws. The tariff has divided the people
Into two classes. The tariff is the great centralizing fores
of the day. It is to save the tariff and the evils that pro-
ceed from it that we hear so much of new courts and new
bureaus at Washington to supersede the constitutional
agencies of government.
When we get down to bed rock we shall probably find
that It la the tariff that is behind the third-term move-
Where will the extortioners and oppressors who are
sheltered by favoring laws find a man more to their taste
than the one who In all hts years of public life has never
mentioned the tariff?
(San Antonio Express.)
The need in this country of a better supply of small
coins has recently found expression in a den- nd for the
re-introductlon of the 3-cent piece. A coin of that value
would be serviceable In cities where there is a 3-cent
car fare, but it Is an anomaly in a decimal coinage system,
if the pressure of high prices is going to bring into popu-
lar use a coin between the cent and the nickel It would
seem to be more reasonable to follow the established cus-
tom of other countries and to divide our quarter Into
tenths, as the German mark and the French franc are
divided. A 2%-cent piece could be fitted into our coin-
age system and would perhaps help to moderate charges
now calculated In nickels and dimes.
The values of coins in use are believed to have a strong
indirect influence on prices, and American extravagance
can probably be traced in some degree to our habit of
thinking In terms of a large unit like the dollar. People
who think in marks, shillings or frances are likely to be
more successful in effecting economies In the ordinary
routine of living. Where the franc or its equivalent is
employed It becomes a standard compensation for many
services, and each subdivision becomes in turn a similar
standard a little lower than that in use where a unit of
larger value takes tbe franc's place. We have only five
subdivision* of the quarter, while the German and the
Frenchman have ten subdivisions.
♦ Ql'AKER MEDITATIONS ♦
a — _j _ «
♦ (Philadelphia .Record) ♦
Travel may broaden a man, btSt tt doesn't have that
effect on his pockeV>ook.
The only girl who can afford to be homely Is the one
who has plenty of money.
There seems to be quite a difference between getting a
blowing up and feeling inflated.
Timidity Is what forces us to take a back seat to those
who stand up for their rights.
In order to succeed, the proprietor of a beauty parlor
must be onto the latest wrinkle.
It's the unexpected that always happens, especially
when you are expecting good luck.
Nell—"Mr. Harduppe seems to know every Tom. Dick
and Harry." Belle—Yea. but he seems to dodge the bilta"
Si Ulcus—"What is the first thing a fellow should do if
he wants to please a girl?" Cynlcus—"Make a tool of
himself ever her."
The following letter from Hon.
Choice B. Randell, was In answer to
a letter of inquiry directed to him and
asking several pointed questions,
which are suggested in the replies
House of Representatives, Wash-
ington. D. C., Feb. 26. 1912.—Mr. M.
H. Shanklln, Belton. Texas. My Dear
Mr Shanklln: Replying at the earli-
est possible moment to your very kind
and most highly appreciated letter of
the 15th Inst.:
On the 2»th day of October, 1879, I
married Miss Anna Marschalk, at
Natchez, Miss., having gotten ac-
quainted with her some years before
In Georgia, which is no native state.
She was the daughter of Col. Andrew
Marschalk, and a sister of William
and Frank Marscbalk It is the same
family you refer to. All the family
are dead exoeptlng my wife and her
brother, William A. Marschalk. The
latter is now a resident of Washing-
ton City. He waa 70 years of age the
Ittth of this month and Is In splendid
health, i was 22 yearn of age at the
time of my marriage and was then
practicing law in Denison, Texas, My
wife is a little more than a year
younger than 1. We have only one
child living, Andrew L. Randell, 31
years of age, who Is my partner In the
law practice in Sherman.
Mrs. Randell has been an Invalid
since tbe summer of 1*01, a year after
I was elected to congress, and for tbe
last five years has been most of the
time dangerously ill. She Is better
now than she has been for many
mouths, but during December and
January last she was In a very criti-
cal oondition and required my per-
sonal attention almost constantly. We
have had our share of trouble and
sorrow but we both enjoy life as best
we can and are truly grateful for tho
many blessings we have had. We
both believe that all things work to-
gether for good and trust with im-
plicit confidence in the goodneas of
Divine Providence. No man in con-
gress has been more handicapped by
troubles and obstacles than 1 havo
been during all my service, but no
matter how rough the road may be I
will never fallur In the discharge of
my duty and will never be found
shirking any responsibility or lagging
In the discharge of my duty. No man
in public life has been more misrep-
resented by the political sharks and
grafters than I have been.
I am not "In thp brewers crowd,"
as you expreaa it, nor am I aligned
with any Interest adverse to the peo-
ple. I am a democrat and have al-
ways treated the prohibition question
as a moral and a local issue and have
had nothing to do with either one side
oi the other of this queetion In twen-
ty-flve years. As a matter of public
policy all will admit that public men
should as far as ppaslb'e refrain from
local issues, and I have consistently
pursued this course. It is by the agi-
tation of Such questions that the in-
terests In Texas and In all the states
endeavor to distract the attention of
the public from those matters of vital
concern afectlng thetr political and
material welfare. It Is by such means
that the interests succeed In electing
those most favorable to them and
thereby they have obtained and main-
tain control of the government. Put
the interests and the grafters out of
politics and elect real democrats who
will serve the people and the people
only. By no other means can we get
relief from present oppression and In
no other way will the people be able
to resume control of public affairs.
The scheme of the politician is to
make prohibition and anti-prohibi-
tion tbe Issue in the senatorial cam-
paign. Every aspirant whose candi-
dacy Is based on such idea is un-
worthy of support. I hope that all
the democrats will rally to my sup-
port and I feel that my overwhelming
victory at the primaries would mean
a decided defeat of the Interests and
a triumph of detnocracy in the inter-
eat of the people. If I did not be-
.Many Cathartics Tend to Cause Injury
to the Boh els.
If you are subject to constipation,
you should avoid strong drugs and
cathartics. They only give temporary
relief and their reaction is harmful
and sometimes more annoying than
constipation. They in no way effect
a cure and their tendency is to weak-
en the already weak organs with
which they come In contact.
We honestly believe that we have
the best constipation treatment ever
devised. Our faith li»' It la so strong
that we sell It on the positive guaran
tee that It shall not cost the user a
cent if It does not give entire satis-
faction and completely remedy con-
stipation. This preparation is called
Rexall Orderlies. These are prompt,
soothing and most effective in action.
They are made of a recent chemical
discovery. Their principal Ingredient
Is odorless, tasteless and colorless.
Combined with other well-known In-
gredients, long established for thetr
usefulness In the treatment of con
stipalion, it forms a tablet which is
eaten just like candy. They may be
taken at any time, either day or night,
without fear of their causing any in
convenience whatever. They do not
gripe, purge nor cause nausea. They
act without causing any pain or ex-
cessive looseness of the bowels. They
are Ideal for children, weak, delicate
persons, and aged people, as well as
for the most hearty person.
They come in three sice packages,
12 tablets, 10 cents; 36 tablets, 25
cents; SO tablets, 60 cents. Remem-
ber, you can obtain them only at our
store-The Rexall Atore. C. L. Rey-
nolds, Ph. G„ druggist.
'•Through the Flames" — Colonial
Beginning this morning the St.
Wrba stock of goods, consisting of
everything kept in a racket store, will
be sold at a remarkably low price.
Bent chance tlie people of Temple
ever had to get tills class of goods at
practically their own price.
Try a Telegram classified ad. They
work while ybu sleep, and always get
Amity School District N. 1, Msrch
1.—The three-Inch rain that was six-
teen hours tn falling last Friday, came
in time to put the grain crop in good
condition and leave the land in good
shape for corn planting.
The horticultural force of the coun-
ty was out In full force last week.
Washington's natal day was ob-
served by the school with appropriate
exercises commemorating his deeds
of valor and his wonderful achieve-
ments. Each member of the school
took an active part In the program.
Old Glory gracefully waved to the
breeze, and tbe march of the pupils
on the campus was an attractive feat-
ure of the performance. The school,
with flags, marched In line to the
Black Springs, near the Lampasas
river, and some of the pupils took
their first lessons in mountain climb-
ing. * ■ / .
The number applying for passage
on the political boat headed for Of-
fice Station Is greater than ever be-
fore. Some have already become
frightened at the popular wave and
have gained safs footing on the wharf.
D. C. Evans of Schleicher has lo-
cated in this community. '
the Standard for purit.
(trength and healthfalness.
\ » ££ -
Made from pure,
grape cream of tartar,
4 Per Cent Interest f^aid
on Tlmm Deposits
Guaranty Fund Mmnk
By WINONA GODFREY
lieve this I would not be a candidate.
The democrats of Texas cannot af-
ford to nominate a United States sen-
ator excepting under such conditions
that his nomination would mean a
triumph of principle and a defeat of
I regret I did not have the pleasure
of meeting you when at Belton, but 1
hope to see you at no distant date. I
was struck with great grief when I
saw in the papers an account of the
death of Dr. H. C. Ghent. I had the
honor of meeting him when I spoke
at Belton last fall. He Impressed me
as one of God's noblemen. I was hon-
ored with his friendship and my sor-
row at his death is deep and genuine.
J would be glad to hear from you
at your convenience. Again thank-
ing you for your kind letter, and
wishing you health and happiness, I
Fraternally your friend.
C. B. RANDELL.
AVOID HARSH DRUGS.
Don't let anyone frighten you! That
frightened her. Her heart sank la
sudden and unaccountable panic.
Upon leaving tbe store she bought a
penny paper from the boy who sold
them at the employees' entrance, and
being fortunate enough to get s seat
on the car, she unfolded it mechani-
cally. There is something almost un-
canny In the way the vital paragraph
finds its way to us. She turned the
Mrs. Stewart D. Tremper, of
Philadelphia, arrived in the city
this morning on a surprise visit to
her son, Mr. Burton Tremper, who
has been sojourning with us In tbe
office of W. D. Reede, an old friend
of his father's. The Trempers are
among the richest and most aristo-
cratic of Philadelphia's smartest
set. It Is eaid that young Mr.
Tremper came West to escape bis
social popularity, as his million-
aire father wished him to get down
to business. Mrs. Tremper * stay
8ydney leaned back and closed her
eyes. She knew the color had left her
cheeks. Almost as clearly as if It, too.
bad been set forth on tbe printed page
In her hand, tbe whole ^situation un
folded before her. Burton himself, bis
words and actions, appeared tn a new
light. And there was no doubt in ber
mind that certain information had
been the cause of his mother's "sur-
prise visit." Very often lately, while
in Trempers company, they had met
men who lifted their hats and looked
curiously at Sydney. Probably some
family frleod had considered it hit
duty to report gossip.
She laid out no plan of conduct. She
only wished not to think at all She
was conscious of a sort of weary re-
gret that sbe had not been married
That ahe had not been the only one
to note that paragraph, the renewed
stares and whisperings at the store
made evident. Again she must pretend
not to hear the oft repeated tale of
Chrlstabel Shannon, who had actually
married Valentine Burke. With a
quickening heart, and a sinking of it
too. she turned from this repetition to
r< handsome woman of fifty, severely
elegantly dressed, who sat down
... ter counter and aaked for gloves.
Sydney bad showed her several
shades before a vague familiarity of
feature, and something oddly search-
ing in the well-bred gaze enlightened
her. The color crept hotly to her
cheeks. Tbe lady saw tt.
"Are you 3ydney Chaser* the aaked
abruptly In a low voice.
"Yes, madam." quietly.
"And I—I see that you recognise
"I think so."
"I am Burton Tremper s mother."
The girl Inclined her head In silence.
"Will you try these on?" She Indi-
cated the gloves selected.
Mrs. Tremper, somewhat taken
aback, assented, and for a moment
watched the small, white, well-kept
hands busy themselves at her own with
a deft strength that seemed somehow
Indicative of some force of character
In the girl herself.
But sbe had something to gay. "You
can probably guess that I did not come
here to buy gloves, but to see you."
Sydney made no reply.
"Mr. Meadots thought It hi* duty to
Inform us of Burton's—interest—"
(she was going to say Infatuation)—
Still no words from Sydney.
"Last night my son was frank
enough to tell me the truth. He con-
fessed that he had really asked you to
There was a momentary tremor In
the small, capable hands.
Mrs. T romper's voice hardened.
'And that you had consented. That is
There was a tiny pause, significant,
>minous: Mrs. Tremper proceeded with
t hint of difficulty.
"I admit—it is quite evident, Miss
3hase, that you are not the ordinary
ihop-glrl. My eon informs me that you
ire fairly well educated. Of your
beauty—" the words seemed a conde-
scension forced from ber—"there can
M no question."
For the first time a tittle quiver ot
jain touched the girl's lips.
"Pleaae, don't," she murmured.
"Is it true that you were entirely un-
tware of my son's posltlonT" The tone
Sydney looked Into her tormeator's
ijres. "It is true."
Mrs. Tremper made a gesture of Im-
patience. "You must see the absurdity
»f the whole affair, now," she decided
In low-voiced vehemence. "Such a mar-
riage is absolutely out of the question.
I shall take Burton home with ma
Men recover from such things quickly.
I am very sorry for you. Miss—er—
Zhase, but—the matter la entirely
"Is itt" said Sydney.
Mrs. Tremper started and bit her lip.
But ehe made up ber mind to keep
ter temper In the face of any insolence.
"You must remember that to marry
my son is to ruin him." Her voice
was like lee. "You will not promise
me, then, not to see him again?"
Sydney was folding the gloves care-
fully. "No. Do yon wish to take these
Tbe great lady made some Inartlcu-
te assent. She laid the money on the
counter with a hand that trembled in
spite of ber. Sydney took It with a
perfectly steady one.
She turned to another customer until
Mrs. Tremper's change came, then she
put It Into that lady's hand with ths
saleswoman's Impersonal "Thank you.
wtt FVOR P.NESP1T
free from alum
But her knees trembled when the or-
deal waa over. She felt a wild deelre
to run away from It all Oh, she
could now well Imagine the pressure
put upon Burton, and a thousand ques-
tions ached tn her tired brain. Should
she hold him for her own sake or give
him up for his? Were her chancee of
making him perfectly happy distin-
guishable among those of making htm
8b* was after a bat.
Just a simple spring bonnet
With the brim bent or flat
And some flower* upon it;
She had looked all the roora
For abe went shopping early.
But some hat* roused her seora
And some bats made ber sort*.
There were wonderful brims.
There were crown* that were quaJntelN
There were mervelous "trims"
Though th* hue* might b* faintaa
There were hats that were plaia
And were dalntUy simple—
Though not anyway* vain
In delight »he would dimple.
When *he tried on each one.
For they truly became hert
(■be wu pretty, and none
Who beheld her could blame h«J
There were hats wlioae high prtoe
Any purs* would ernbarraa*.
There were hats neat and nice
Just brought over from Paris.
There were hats that had things
That were aewed on and tied on.
Hat* with flowers and wings--
And all of them the tr? -d OB.
And the saleslady gushed
And the saleatady flattered—
Though she *«td ahe wu ru*he^
She denied that It mattered.
Still no bonnet was quite
What the lady was seeking;
Borne had not enough height.
Others made her look pulrlag;
Others were quite too low
(Not tn price, but dimension)
Others didn't quite show
Any art rumprebensioa.
But at last *he found one
That became har completely,
"I'll take this: I muet run,"
She decided, quite aweetly.
And the aalealady'* roar
W* put down to her ahame bare:
"It's the hat that you were
Long ago, when you came beret"
Mixed Anawsre Again.
Inadvertently last week we con*
trlved to affix the right answers to
the wrong queetlone, or vie* versa.
Mrs. Helols* Partridge of Pasadena.
Cal., asked us what was good for
hives on her child, and Mrs. Llziie
Blnks ot East Wind, Ind., wanted in-
structions for dull finishing a table.
Inadvertently, as we say, we told
Mrs. Blnkt to bath* R In lukewarm
water, powder It with pulverised,
starch and see that It was not cover-
ed too wtrtnly at night Mrs. Part-
ridge was advised to rub ber baby
down with fine sandpaper, give it a
coat of hard oil and next morning
rub thoroughly with wax. The ltd lea
will kindly accept this as a combined
explanation and apology. Wa would
seperste the explanation from tha
apology, but tear w« might again b*
Columbue and tha Egg.
Columbus having promised to stand
an «gg on end, tailed at tha first
trial, but ha reversed tha age end It
"Tell me, Chris," said King PVrdl-
naad, "why did you turn tha eg*
"Because, your majesty, tha chicken
could not stand on Its lead."
It Is said that Columbus got tha
Idea of discovering America from thla
Incident But of course, theories are
not always what thay are cracked up
"Forward, my brave man," shouted
Hannibal; "beyond tha Alpe Ues
"Bah, you talk like a sw««t glr»
graduate," growled a Carthaginian
colonel on the general's
L*ter on Hannibal completed tha
resemblance by discovering that
Home was not built la a day.
In the Museum.
"Hal Ha! Ha!" The a word ewa*
lower was laughing as If ha had swal-
lowed a pointed Joke.
"Why so hilarious T" queried tha
inquisitive half o( tha tw»keeded>
legless man says he te taking
tteps to secure an inheritance," i**
piled the dagger digester.
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Williams, E. K. The Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 90, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 2, 1912, newspaper, March 2, 1912; Temple, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth474739/m1/4/: accessed February 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Library Consortium.