The Hobart Republican. (Hobart, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 14, Ed. 3 Thursday, June 25, 1914 Page: 4 of 5
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Miss A. E. Lane
Superintendent Kiowa County
Candidate for re-election, subject to
Democrat Primary, August 4, 1914.
Miss Lane asks that her record be
investigated when considering her
dandidacy. She is glad to meet with
the people personally at any time
and is always ready to discuss any
question of interest to the schools.
She wants you to know how much
she would appreciate your vote and
will put forth every effort to give you
the most efficient service she can
render. She asks you to remember
her in the Democrat Primary on
August 4,1914. Politica, Adv
' NEFF, THE JEWELER I
Permit us to introduce
} a new pattern in
A full line of fancy
pieces, also Knives,
Forks and Spoons.
<ALVIN > ff U <PATENT)
| CALLS HUNGER A SENSATiOf,
Scientist Ha* Analysed Cause anil Ef
feet of "Gnawing" Winn Stom-
ach U Empty.
Tho most commonnml familiar
I facta are often hard to explain. Wo
I j aoe tliliiKH happening constantly about
I, ua and yot novor atop to oonitter
II whether wa understand thom or not.
Hunger U an example.
Every one known that If you go
i without food for six or eight hour*
LYON'S SHORT STORY
i you will reel u "gnawing" tK'usutlou In
tho pit of the stomach persistently de-
manding food. The cause of thin Ims
j been often explained, hut not units-
factorily, and as often contrudlctod.
Dr. William II. Cannon of the Har-
vard Medical school hnn just com*
: pleted a aeries of experiments Vhlcli
have do mon ft rated tlia direct causo
of iho "gnawing" sensation. First of
all ho showed tho distinction between
appetite mid hunger, Appetite is
evoked by tho odor of savory food or
by partaking of blttura. It may con-
tinue long after actual hunger Ih en-
Hunger is distinctly a sensation. It
frequently Is felt when the system Is
really over-supplied with food and
conversely it may be appeased by a
very small amount of rood even
I though tho system Is emaciated.
If food 11 altogether withheld for
an Indefinite period the ciensatlon of
hunger disappears after the third day,
find does * not return again even
though tho patient dies by starvation.
This is a relief to many persons, to
feel that starvation, though dreadful
and ghastly in K m consequences, is not J
Dr. Cannon's X ray experiments j
showed that under normal conditions
when tlso stomach has been empty
for a few houra it has a tendency to
spasmodic coutructiona lasting fcr a!
minute or more with intervening pe- j
riods of relaxation. And these peri-'
ods of muscular action were shown
to correspond exactly with the feel-
ing of the sensation,of hunger. Tho
results of the experiment show plain-
ly that mere emptiness of tho stom-
ach is not the direct causo of hun-
ger, but that this muscular action iB.
Suspension Bridge la Shifted.
An important feat or unusual diffi-
culty has just been performed by the
department of bridges in shifting tho
cables of tho Williamsburg bridge
from supporting steel pins of ten
inches in diameter, twenty-eight inches
in length and one thousand pounds in
weight to nickel steel bar of thirteen
inclu*3 in diameter, forty and one-half
Inches in length and eighteen hun-
dred pounds in weight—all with lens
than two hours' interruption to rpil
and vehicle traffic. This terminates a
work of almost three years, by which
the longest suspension bridge in tiie
world has been reining, with addition-
al trusses, uprights and cross- beams,
exactly doubling its supporting
strength. The changes became nec-
essary through the new subway
scheme of which the Williamsburg
bridge is to be the central link! The
span carries six tracks, two for sub
way or elevated and four for stre-ot
cars.—New York Letter to the Pitts-
DETACHABLE INTERCHANGEABLE HANDLES
Special Values in
Vesuvius Still Hotter.
The temperature inside Mt. Ve-
suvius, which is unascertainablo by
ordinary thermometrical methods, has
recently been measured in novel fash-
ion by the Munich geologist, Storz,
who descended the crater of the vol-
cano for the purpose.
Ho dropped a thin wire cable with
an iron weight at the end into the
crater. Affixed to the wire were metal
cylinders made of lead, zinc and anti-
mony, which melt respectively at tern-
peratures of 626, 788 and 1,160 de-
Having been let down igta the
mouth of the volcano, the lead iheltod
at a depth of 33 feet, the zinc at 49
feet and the antimony at 175 feet 6
A yellow smoke vent inside the
crater had a temperature of only 294
degrees in 1911, 627 degrees in 1912,
and 782 degrees in 1913. From this
fact it is concluded that a fresh out-
break of Vesuvius may be imminent.
—New York Sun.
Our Stock of
Is Always Complete
Had No Sympathy for Him.
One night an Irishman passing the
box of an e'evated station in New
York failed to convince the negro
ticket chopper that he had deposited
his ticket. There was an active dis-
cussion which resulted in the ticket,
chopper throwing the Irishman down
the elevated stairs. He therefore
brought suit, and his lawyer, by the
exercise of considerable ingenuity, se-
cured a Jury entirely composed of
Irishmen. It looked like a certainty,
but the lawyer did not know the Irish.
They found against the plaintiff, on
the ground that an Irishman who was
licked by a negro deserved all he got.
All kind of WATCHES
from the best to the cheapest
SEE OUR SPECIAL VALUES DURING THE MONTH OF JULY
Suffered In Libby Prison.
The late Isaac Meader of Hallowell,
Me., was one of the soldiers who suf-
fered in Libby prison. At the out-
break of the Civil war he enlisted in
Company D or the Sixteenth Maine
regiment, serving ror two years.
While on outpost duty before Peters-
burg he was captumd and was taken
to Libby prison, where he remained
more than six months. At the time
he was captured he weighed 180
pounds, but tipped the Bcales at only
92 pounds when released from prison
At the time of his enlistment he was
only 16 years or age, one of the young-
est in service from Maine.
S By FRANK CONDON. 2
We wero Kitting around tho bltf,
shining table In tho fanioua billiard
room off Broadway. Scores or men
wore clicking Ivory bulla within hear
Ing, and Lyon, tho man who writes
wna talking about something or other
There ant at tho table, beside Lyon
Chick Miller, the general advertising
man; Hill Miller, tho street-car udvor
lining man; Frank Walton, Ihe com
poser, and the transmitter or this mys-
"I'll toll you a story," mild Lyon
without preface. "You can write It
or not. It conies straight rrom a din
"Co ahead." rejoined the crowd In
a critical tone.
"This diamond salesman," Lyon
continued, "wua brought up with (lib
bonoy'8. You know Clbboney's. 10very
diamond ring In the world tries to
pretend that It onoe came from (lib
"Well, this boy—mind you, his
nanio la Ellis—told me the story him-
poir, having witnessed it with his own
eyes, On a sunny afternoon a motor
car drives up to tho front door and out
steps a dignified woman of great
wealth, Judging from her appearance.
"Her demands were simple. She.
wanted to solect. a diamond or two,
j and Ellis brought forth a tray of vel-
vet containing a dozen or more spark-
lers. Not a stono In tho tray was worth
| less than a thousand, but the dowager
j duchess looked them over somewhat
haughtily and pronouncpd It rs her
opinion that they were a somewhat in-
ferior cluster of gems.
"With a sigh of disappointment he
prepared to put the tray buck In the
ease, and, in doing so, ho noticed that
one of the diamonds was missing.
"Ellis wriggled his left ear. which
i3 tho house signal summoning the
head detective, and In a few moments
a confcrenco began which Included
young Ellis, the deteetivo, and the
strange lady in black silk.
"Ellis explained the clrcuniBtancee
briefly, being withered meanwhile by
the glances of the outraged queen
There were eighteen expensive and un
set diamonds in the tray before the
lady pawed them over, and at the con
elusion of her examination there wore
"Therefore, it followed that she
must have been perniciously active
The strange lady called young Ellis a
low person and froze him into a state
of speechles«n(-i- but It is somewhat
difficult to freeze a head detective at
CJibboney's. This latter person, whe
was of Irish descent, and whose Jaw
protruded some distance, decided that
tho society loader must be searched
and, without further formalities, slit
was led away to the ladles' searching
"In an hour the lady searcher*
opened the door and announced to the
officials that if tho lady had a diamond
about her it must be buried 'in hei
"There was nothing to do but re
lease the strange lady in black silk
Oibboney Company sent dowq-town tc
a detective agency for a man. Detec
tive Ratty listened gravely, ^nd finally
"lie explained that no person should
be permitted to enter the aisle upon
which the case of Jewels was located
"For three days nothing happened
Detective Ratty stood guard, in com
pany with the bead store detective
On the third day a dapper young man
in a light blue suit, wearing gray spats
and carrying a white cane, pushed
open the swinging door and entered
He walked straight down the forbid
den aisle and paused to converse with
'Five minutes later Detective Ratty
walked up to the newcomer, placed his
hand on his shoulder, and arrested
him. The stranger was instantly
searched, and immediately the expen
sive diamond was found!
"Now!" said Lyon, pausing and
casting a triumphant glance upon the
group of cynical listeners, "how did
the detective know that this strange
young man had the diamond?"
All of the crowd, except Chick Mil-
ler, looked mystilied and inquiring
During the latter part of Lyon's
sketchy recital Chick Miller had
picked up an evening newspaper Sind
had scribbled upon the margin two
words in pencil writing. He tore ofl
the bit of margin and handed it to
Frank Walton, who read it uncompre-
"You don't know, so It's a story,"
Lyon went on, after a slight pause
"The woman in the black silk lifted
the diamond, rolled It up in a piece of
gum she had been chewing, and stuck
it under the Jewelry-case. The young
man had come to retrieve the piece of
gum and its valuable kernel. Is that
a story or not?"
Frank Walton held up the piece of
paper on which Chick Miller had scrlh
"Chewing-gum," he read.
"Certainly," Chick Miller said. "I
knew the answer when you got half-
way through the story. The point is.
I read that same thing a long time
ago, and to prove it I wrote down the
answer and handed It to Frank Wal-
"But this man Ellis told me that it
ffappened to him," Lyon agrued.
"And I tell you I read it some-
where." Chick Miller answered.
"Well," Lyon replied. "If you read
It somewhere, I suppose it isn't a
ONE SORT OF MURDER. '
It DoMn't Taks Human Ufa. but ft
Shorten* Its Usefulness.
Soverul well known financial uv
wore talking tho other day when tlx
name of a man well known in tt
street for bis proclivity to take up val
unblo time of friend* with iiHelesff d:«.
cumnIoiis about nothing wan mentioned
One of Iho men In tho party prom
nent In bualnoaa and finance at «mo«
burst out with: "Thai: man! IIoV. •
"What's flint?" said another. "1 net
er benrd Hint he hud killed any one ur,
leas he talked them to death."
"I mean Just what I say, He's a
murderer on the Installment plan
came tlni answer.
The speaker was bogged to expla^u.
and lie said: "I have Juki so many da.vw
tn live, and all of flieni arc filled
business or importance, That t a
coiuuh in and steals my time, and >
claim that he has just as much mm
dered mo as If Home time in the futuu
h« had struck mo down, fur the tlm#
tin talks with Ills nonsense Is Him
much gone out of my life and Is low
I say thai ho Is a murderer on the h
And when Hie other members of II.*
party recalled tlio many times thep
had been treated In the same way l> '
Iho man under discussion they ngiiMtf
with the drat man In his verdict.-WaH
LONDON'S UGLY CHURCH.
The First Sac rod Edifice In Hie World
to Be Lighted by Gas.
Readers of "Our Mutual Friend" win
remember that. Dickens gives a whin)
«lcnI description of St. John's, West-
minster, when referring to the homo of
the doll's dressmaker, Miss Jenny
"Ill tills region," ho writes, "are l
certain little street enllod Church street
and a certain littlo blind square called
Smith square. In the center of which
last retreat Is n very hideous hurcfc
with four towers at. tho four corners,
generally resembling some petrified!
monster, frightful and gigantic, on i
back, with Its legs In the air."
Lord Chesterfield said St. John's re-
minded him of an elephant with its
legs in the air, and Charles Mathewr
likened It to n dining table in tbesanj*>
St. John's enjoys the distinction of
being the first sacred edifice in tho
world to be lit by gas. As may bo jk
agined, the introduction of the new)
illuininant was deeply resented toy*
many conservative spirits, some
whom went so far as to describe it as a
sacrilege.—Manchester (Bnglaud) Co«fr
rler- , *
Varieties of Bridges.
Bridges are seen banging over river#
and upon noses. They also span somw.-
streets. They should not be confused,
with the game railed bridge, which
spans only time and money. Sonw,
bridges, like poker, depend entirely
upon tho draw. Bridges spend their
time in heaving up and down and leat,
Ing against their towers. The object eff
bridges is to give very one a chance
get back from where he has been, m
to go whence he can get back. Some-
times bridges are built over railroad
tracks and spend all their time In sav-
ing people from being run over. A!
bridge which is thus employed is very
happy, because It lends an upright life;
also because tho railroad company wa
sad when obliged to put It there.
Bridges are nlso used over chasms.
Every chasm ought, to have one. ft:
provides a place for children to falO
from; also it gives the chasm some-
thing to look up to.-Llfe.
Friendliness of London. •
There Is no friendliness like the
friendliness of London. Six or sevea
years ago 1 went rather frequently t*
a certain tea shop, which has eveEy
afternoon a crowd of men taking th?*"
tea and playing dominoes and che *
We used to talk occasionally, but noae>
of us ever knew the name of any-4ir
the others. Then for five years I dW.
not go near the place until one day
wheh I dropped in almost by accident.
At once there was a greeting and *
welcome from at least half a dozes.
The other day I went In again after
another absence of six months, antf
the greeting was the same. This wlH
do to tell those people who Insist tbet
London is an unfriendly place.—Lais-
A second hand picture dea'er wv*
trying to sell what he described as a.
"The signature does not look lib*
Raphael." remarked the prospective
customer after using his magnifying
glass. "It reads more like Rachelf
"Ab." said the dealer. "I will tell yo*
the history of that When Kaphas
painted that picture be was heavily fo,
debt, so he put it in the wife's nats*
No Chicken Herself.
Miss Sweetner—Isn't it laughable
see the youthful airs Fan Billiwhss
gives herself? She must be at least t«*
years older than 1 am. Miss Capsicum
—Fully. And you wouldn't tear under
the wing, you know, either —Chicago
The young man leading a dog by a
string lounged up to the ticket office *!
a railway station and inquired, "Muse
1—aw—take a ticket for the puppy?"
"No; you can travel as an ordinary
passenger." was the reply.—Londev
It requires little exertion upon
part to bring misfortune npon <
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