The Record. (Noble, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 14, 1902 Page: 1 of 10
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oney to Loan on Farms, Interest i.o\v and Terms Pavoralrte
Aiulrew Tvim; katie \ 'n,
Fihemty BuildiNd Norman, Okla.
NOBLE, CLEVELAND COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 14. 1902.
LIFE OF THE SILKWORM.
It I Inconspicuous in Size, but Leutfc
it limy Kxlttence.
The silkworm it the larvae of ..the
mulberry-feeding moth, on inconspic-
uous moth of ashy white wings. The
male is not half an inch long, anil the
female is little longer and stouter. The
silkworm is hairless, of an ashen gray
or cream color, grows to a length of
three to three.and a half inches and is
slender. Its ;■ tur.i! .ford is the leaves
'Of the mulberry tree. The silk gland£
or vesseln consist of two long sacs
running along the sides of the body.
When the larva is fully matured fine!
ready to change to the pupa condition,
it proceeds to spin its cocoon, in which
'operation it ejects from both glands
at the -same time a line or thread
about 4,000 .yards long, moving its
head around in regular order for three
•days or thereabouts, wrapping itself
lip completely. The cocoon; with the
AN IF niC-ATiCN PRECEDENT.
Win t Great I'ritnln II:tk Hone In the
President Roosevelt's'cordial indorse-
ment of the policy of providing irriga-
tion for the arid regions of the coun-
try, wherever -such Irrigation can be
economically maintained, has h id the
effect of bringing the issue into the
domain of practical politics. It has
been under discussion a long time, and
several -tentative measures have been
enacted liy Congress for dealing with
it. The prospects are Unit, it may now
soon be taken up in & comprehensive
way and % scientific plau d .'bed for
redeeming millions of barren or sen.il-
barren acre3. If any precedent wore
needed to demonstrate anew the value
of irrigation carried out or. a large
scale it would be found ir. what has
been accomplished by the British in
Egypt. Jn a recent report .on the sub-
ject Lord Oromer states that since.
Enclosed pupa is egg-shaped, white or' ■ 1885 the government of Egypt las ex-
yellow in color, an inch to an inch' pended over $35,080^000 on public
and a half long and half ur .inch to works connected with -the Nile. That
an inch thick. In two to three weeks is an enormous outlay for a country so.
after completion of the cocoOn, the in-, poor as Egypt, but .the results prove
closed insect is ready to escape. It j it to have been one of the most suc-
moistens one end of its self-made t e°ssfti achievements of British rule. It,
prison, thereby enabling itself to push ! lias lrad the effect -of doubling the
•aside the fibers and make an opening
"by which the perfect moth-comes forth..
The female lrys her eggs to the nnra-
b.r of 50u 01 more; and with that. tli6
life cycle of the moth being complete,
both sexes soon die.—Peirolt Free
THE CJfOPHOUSE WAITER.
Other Species of HM Genus.
The typical chophouse waiter goes on
duty at C, and works until 2 or 3 in
*he morning. 11 is knowledge of hu-
man nature is great, lii>i information
on the subject of nporting matters it
exhaustless, and his emolinvents in
the way of'tips are perhaps'larger than,
those of any other waiter in town; not
cotton crop and adding upward of $25,-
000,000 arnuall'y -to the income of the
p<ople. Basing conclusions upon the,
results thus obtained by improved ir-
rigation facilities in lower Egypt, the
British are sanguine that an even larg-
er proportional benefit will be derived
frdm comprehensive irrigation along'
the upper Nile. Tt is proposed to dam
one of the lakes which form tlie sourc-
es of the Nile, and so create a huge
reservoir to draw upon at need. Sir
William Garstrn, who has .charge of
the engineering problems involved in
the scheme, states irn 0 recnt reporti
that series of dams and canals can be
po con.TtriKited that the-completed work
will not only provide irrigation for,
millions oi arid acres, bet will also
i drain 'extensive swamps and, iinally,
ferior races. What 'Great Britain is
doing l'or tS?3 poor people of Efcypt
the United States can certai~'v under-
fake to do £:ir the benefit 0° its own
pecple. Modern engineering is quite
^excluding the most popular who serve, .
at the finer restaurants. Not that he' 3 navigation of the upper
understands the art of waiting with.] Nil° "8 WelL T' ' accomplishment of
any degree of the skill of the French I three B«cnJmP°' :it ''befits by a sin-
waiter. He is a creature of moods and. gl? *cheua> '°f >^ °YWne«vt wlU cer*
«f impulses, and it.depends 011 his state'lank .fn'ons ,hc ^est-things the
of mind whether the mustard bs ' 7- n" ° .,"'&u U'IS " "performed in the
brought immediately or not brought at 01 the condition of in-
all. Direct orders grate upon him, and
«ause him often to lapse into an entire
forgetlulness as to the article required.
-One has to understand the chophouse
waiter to get the best results from liio.
He is like a rare violin, and must be! ''u 1o aEJ '*:13K t,,ie P°licy will im-
handled dexterously in order to pro-! ^ofl° ,!I'on it.. Y> e cannot afford to let
duce harmony. Frequently the chop-' 1 113 'a the work of turning
house waiter receives not only tiys in. "'.'e (*erri^ 'n^° a garden. San Fran-
the way of cash, but information as 1L' ° Cal1*
to Wall street deals on which he often J ~
realizes. Naturally all this gi\feS him , Easy Enough for Anyone.
an air. Also, as he serves the distinct- On a wager a man at Iola la at-
ly gay after-theater crowds, he guts to | tempting to eat one quail a day for
know the magnificent levels of life. In thirty days. It is inexplicable how the
no way is he ever servile, as is the i eld delusion that a man cannot eat
IFranco-Swiss. On the contrary, his 1 one quail a day for thirty days holds
"fault is to verge on the other extreme Vta own. Any man can eat one quail
jof familiar confidence, to reply to any a day for thirty days. At Lawrence
-criticism with badinage, and to treat
the poor in heart with a magnificent
anil patronizing condescension. Every
popular chophouse waiter cherishes
one dream—to open a place of his own,
where he may amass the undoubted
some years ago Will Upton ate two
quails a day for more than thirty
Aays. For the first week or two he
Starved himseJf with the idea that he
must keep up an appetite. After that
he sometimes ate three or four of the
profits that are to be had in this busi- birds in a day. Another oid fraud on
ness. A very prosperous chophouse the public is the 'belief that a horse
proprietor in town and many of the j-cannot pull a sack of sand at the end
fashionable hotel proprietors and man- a 200-foot rope. Any cow pony in .
egers were graduated from the ranks Kansas will go off on a lope with such j
<4)f waiterdom.—New York Sun, «• sack.—Kansas City Journal.
^nmder T time
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We also keep the best 'Coal
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On hand at all times,and pices rigflit.
(«i vc us a call.
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It will pay you to < o to Purcell and
•In their immense stock of, Dry
Goods, Uoys and Mens
•Clothing, Fine Shoes,
and dressy slippers.
to say nothing
Lac; sand U ash Goods
you can find what you want,
at juices that are reasonable.
Carry (he Best of Every* thing.-
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REMEMBER the NUMBER over the DOOR,
PERFECTION f LOT 11 IN 1
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Everton, H. G. The Record. (Noble, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 14, 1902, newspaper, August 14, 1902; Noble, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106239/m1/1/: accessed April 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.