The Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 18, No. 11, Ed. 1, Thursday, November 9, 1899 Page: 3 of 6
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SAUSAGE AKD HAilS.
iiow to Preserve h Portion of the
Freab Meat for Future
There are times wb'ea Ronplc in coun-
try homes hate an otrsapply of fresh
meat and would be glad to put a part of
it in shape to keep far a daynben un-
expected visitors droailn. perhaps just
before dinner. T -
At butchering tbwke hogs are
dressed and left to obo! beware cutting
up: the leaf lard ti.l ea out cut up
retidy to be tried out; ribs taken outand
seme of the meat trimmed off for
sausage: ribs hung up in a cool place
to be eaten fresh; hams cutout and laid
on a table or board down cellar ready-
to be salted; and all the scraps of meat
that are trimmed from the side pork
and from the backbone (and there is
much that you hardly know what to do
with) set one side for sausage. In our
grandmothers time the feet and ears
were thoroughly cleaned and a dish of
souse prepared from them but young
America has long since shown a dis-
taste for the time-honored dish. The
hog's head was also prepared usually
baked and served for a Sunday dinner
by our Xew England mothers.
The sausage meat should be prepared
as soon as possible; a meat cutter may
be found at the meat market which can
be hired for a small sum or the meat cut
in a Terr short time. Have it reedy in
long strips fox the machine. When cut
use this seasoning: For every pound
of meat allow one heaping teaspoonful
each of salt and of pulverized sage and
an even teaspoonful of black pepper;
mix all together and thoroughly mis
with the meat. Put the sausage in a
pan pour hot lard over the top; when
cool cut a paper to fit the top and
smooth down; tie another paper over
it; put in a cool dry place and it will
keep for a number of months and be
ready to use at any time. Cut in slices
put in a spider with a litt le wat sr cover
and turn ones; when water is cooked
out it will be delicious.
Hams are better salted with dry. hot
salt; take about what salt will rub in it
one time heat in an iron dish and give
the hams a good rubbing; repeat the
second day after. When salt is taken
f roni the Etove give it a good sprinkling
of black pepper and stir in half a cup-
iul of sugar; repeat the rubbing until
the hams do not seem to take up any
more. They are then ready to hang in
the smokehouse; if yon have none & bar-
rel -svill answer but is inconvenient in
lifting them in and out when you build
a smoke. "When the hams are smoked
nearly enough leave in the smokehouse
or barrel and occasionally when files
are troublesome build a smoke nnder
them. In summer you can turn to the
smokehouse .for a change of diet and
bring forth meat good sis any in the
SMART 'WINTER HATS.
Different Shapes Are In Vogue and
There Is Variety In Trim-
ming. The degree of smartness of a hat de-
pends this season less on the shape than
on the color and trimming and setting
aside certain special shapes belonging
strictly to the domain of the hatter
(foremost among which stands the "au-
tomobile" with its wide low crown
very narrow at the base) almost any
shape may be converted intoasmart ar-
ticle sailors included.
Bespecting capotes there may be
said to bs no line of special shapes.
The1 Xgtmuation shape of wire or what-
"ETercnbi-ch iii& ofteffiittre in common
with the form once it is finished; either
it has been so added to if in the case of
the saucer or mold forms or it has been
so modified out of its original hat
shape by nipping in here and turning
up there as to be unrecognizable even
if there were no trimming to mark its
outlines. Complicated methods of cov-
ering capote shapes are adopted such
as pipings rouleaus of velvet sewn to-
gether spiral fashion or small bouil-
lonnes divided by narrow ruched vel-
vet ribbon. Many a capote insignifi-
cant in size comprises a vast amount of
needlework. Herein resides the novel-
ty of a good many of the new models
and in that of the trimmings cither
prepared ready to hand or executed by
the milliner herself. Among the medium-sized
hats are several lined with
satin machine stitched in regular rows.
In some cases they are covered with
velvet only whereas others have the
crown covered with satin surrounded
by a high folded band of velvet. Cra-
vats and kerchiefs made of thin silk
with complicated hemstitched borders
and scarfs finished -with hand-knotted
fringes are provided for trimming
morning hats and with the addition of
a couteau a simple sailor is fully
Then there are flowers such as roses
daisies and single and double dahlias
made out of piece satin in the produc-
tions of which some millinery hands
are wonderfully expert. Th esc are gen-
ferally put on in groups of three in dif-
ferent shades of one color and form
with couteaux a pair of wings or a
prame of feathers a very attractive dec-
oration. Millinery Trade Review.
System and Order.
These are essential factors of success
In every undertaking. In keeping house
they are as important as in the conduct
of a publishing house a factory or oth-
er business establishment. "A place
for everything and everything in its
place" and "Each one should have his
or her own work to do and do it" are
good maxims on general principles but
every housekeeper must be a law unto
herself having rules but being careful
that they are not so numerous or so
exacting as to mar the comfort and
pleasure of the household. House-
keeper. Varlonk Motives.
Some men seek foreign shores for a
rest and some to avoid arrest. Chicago
A LITTLE NONSENSE.
Btill Making a Hit. "That lecturer
used to be a pugilist." "So now he is
an expounder." Philadelphia Bulletin.
"Do vou think he married her for
cW Is. worth?" "Goodness nol
Her face is her fortune." Philadelphia
"The fool and his money" the orac-
nlar boarder began. "Are soon mar-
ried" interrupted the savage bachelor.
Ida "What kind of bait restorer is
that May?" May-"It's called 'Tom-
myhawk dear. Guaranteed to raise
any sort of hair."-St. Louis Bepublic
Se "Is he rich.?" He "Xo." "Snc
one told me he had more money than
brains." "He has; but he hasn't got
much money at that." Yonkers States-
man. "This climate disagrees with me
i -r UuHnn's wife. And Mr.
Meekton. who was reading absently
exclaimed: "How does it dare? .
"I never can forget Mabel Meadows
whom I went to school with." "Was
The bo studiousr "So; but she always
'" t h ov'y cucumber-pickles
1 her "J"v' "Chicago Becord
THE SAVAGE RHINOCEROS.
Taking; 111m I a Dnnscroni Task-
Fears :totliInsr anil In Aiwa j a
Heady for a Flclit.
I have helped to capture six African
rhinoceroses and I believe that all of
them ire yet alive and serving their
purposes in circuses and zoos. I have
seen a herd of 30 wild elephants drhen
into an inclosure and made captive al-
most without trouble. 1 have trapped
four and five lions and tigers in a week
with newer a man even scratched. As
for wolves and hyenas they can be
caught -as readily as fish. It's when you
tackle a rhinoceros that jou tackie
business. It's worry and work and dan-
ger from the moment you set about it.
I am talking about the one-horned
black rhinoceros of Africa. When na-
ture created him she gave him more
strength according to bulk than any
other animal on earth. She gave him
an abundance of muscle and but few
nerves. He has a hide almost bullet-
proof a vision like a hawk a sense of
hearing as keen as a fox and his cour-
age is really sublime. You may add to
all this that the rhinoceros is always
mad. The fiercest of other beasts have
their good-natured hours but this fel-
low always has a chip on his shoulder.
Nothing is too big or too small for him
to charge. He'll turn on steam and go
crashing through the bushes after a
jackal at one time and an hour later
w!ll nlinrn-A infn n tlpffl ftf plpnhBTlts Or
scatter a family of lions. It is agreed j
by all men who have studied him that ;
he is totally without fear. If he ever j
runs away from anything it is through
mistake. Hut for two defects in his '
physical makeup he'd soon exterminate j
all other animals in Alrica. iiis range oi
vision is like that of a whale dead
ahead and he is so bulky for his size
that he can't turn except in a consid-
I captured Barnum'.s first rhinoceros
and that animal cost him more than any
four lions or tigers he ever owned. I
was the first animal hunter sent over
to Africa by an American and I had it
all to learn. I sent home lions giraffes
elephants buffaloes and hyenas with-
out any great trouble but it was a
whole jear before 1 pot my first rhinoc-
eros. I had to n.ake a study of the
animal and take advantage of his rhar-
npfpristies. The natives had killed one
occasionally but such a thing as cap-
turing one alive had oever ben lieartl
of. It seemed to me that the easiest
way was to noose Mm. There arc well
defined paths all ttrough the forests
of Africa and these are used more or
less by all animals especially where
they lead to water. I made a noose in
a new two-inch rope big enough to
take in a rhinoceros and then climbed
into a tree above to manage it. I spent
the best pah of three days up there
before a victim camo along. Hewented
me and was suspicious but neverthe-
less came on and was neatly noosed.
I believe that rope would have held a
schooner at anchor off Montank Point.
but that rhinoceros made one plunge
and broke it like a thread. I hadn't
realized his strength up to that time.
My next move was to seek a poinfron a
path several miles from camp and erect
a barricade.. This barricade) ran to a
Y-shaped point and was made strong
enough to hold an elephant. If a
rhinoceros took that path he would fol-
low it to the last inch and when he was
in close quarters we would be on hand
to tangle him up. We had a visitor
almost before we were ready. When
the rhinoceros got along to the barri-
cade he halted for a minute to sniff tbe
air. Then Jig. lowered his head and j
went charging down ine patii.
I believed we had him for sure but he
struck the logs and rocks at the point
of the V with the power of a wild loco-
motive and battered his way through.
I now turned to a pit. At a soft spot
on a path leading to a water hole we
dug a pit 20 feet long. 10 feet wide and
feet deep. This we covered with
poles branches and dirt until no one
could detect the danger lurking be-
neath but we had our trouble for our
reward. The rhinoceros does most of
his roaming by day and is careless
whether he follows a path oi crashes
through th; bushes. Tbe night after
the pit was ready we caught two hyenas
in it. The next day we caught a deer
the next night another hyena. The one
animal we wanted did not appear. We
tried again at another point and this
time it was a success because I had
the details more in hand. When the pit
had been prepared I went up the path
about half a mile to an opening and
hung a red shirt on a bush. I knew that
if a rhinoceros sighted that shirt he
would charge the bnsh. I climbed a
tree and waited and in iese than n
hour I heard an old fellow coming full
tilt. He went through the bush like
an avalanche and on the path he found
a red handkerchief. He picked it up
on his horn and charged down the
path. On the fai side of tbe pit wa6 !
another red shirt and in hk anger the
beast didn't look for a trap. He was
dusting along at 30 miles an hour when
the earth gave way and he landed on his
head at the bottom of the pit. Vfebad
a time getting him out and into a cage
and I don't believe he ever got over be-
ing mad. -X. Y. Commercial Advertiser
Electricity and Skin Coloring
It has been noted that in the surgical
uses of electricity the color of the skin
has been changed and there is no doubt
that the electric current has a direct
action on the coloring matter or pig-
ment of the epidermis. Now it is neith-
er impossible nor even improbable
that electricity acts on the pigment
since it always leaves behind it light-
colored scars. Hence to bleach a Kaf-
fir or a Zulu a Yolof or an Abyssinian
instead of buying soap and rice water
set to work to depigmentize him elec-
trically. Chicago Chronicle.
"What He V.ns TrjIiiR: to Catch.
Cprat Cruel boy! Are you trying
to catch those poor little minnows?
t Boy Xo sir the Wg uns! London
Tlie Tower at .Music.
The marvelous effects that are some-
times produced by musie may even-
tually receive a scientific explanation.
In a recent leture at Oxford university
Prof McKendrick said that while the
intricate connections of the auditory
nerves are only Just being unraveled
it is probable that the roots of tbofe
nerves are more widely distributed
and" have more extensive connections
than those of any other nerves in tbe
human body. Besearebes on the au-
ditory nerves indicate that there is
scarcely a function of the body which
aiay not be affected by the pulsations
end harmonic combinations of musical
tones. Youth's Companion.
France in -war lias 1.000 soldiers to
15407 inhabitants Germany Invar has
l.BW soldiers to 17427 inhfllftiants
Great Britain iu war has lMtsaMiers
to 79412 JahaWtaBtg wMle naoer the
house bill during tie late war the Unit-
ed States provided for only 3000 sol-
ri.. r- to Vm 7"J000 inhfi.1- r N
THE FIRST GATLIKG GUNS.
An Experimental YV enpon AVns Mnde
and Tested nt Indianapolis
The early inception of the gatling
gun is wrapped in much obscurity.
Some Prench critics claim that their
mitrailleuse antedates it but there
is absolutely incontrovertible proof
that not only is that not so but that
the French government made strenu-
ous efforts to secure exclusive control
of Catling's intention; failing which
their competing mitrailleuse quickly
followed the adoption of the doctor's
gun by the American authorities.
Some good Christians have claimed that
Dr. Uatling invented this famous
weapon from humanitarian motives
an argument which has some weight
as we well know that a mob or a
regiment even will ery quickly get
out of range and danger when once
it is known thai such a gun is facing
them. The doctor himself calls his in-
vention a "peace-maker" but with the
greatest respect to him I do not believe
he had any idea of saing life or any-
thing of that sort in mind while at
work upon the gun whatever he may
hac thought of it since. There was a
field for weapons offenshe and de-
fensu e the more murderous the former
the belter and from what then existed
in firearms and from the fertility of
his own brain the gatling gun was
eolved the first of its kind.
His experimental gun was made and
totted before military men and experts
at Indianapolis in lSt2. When the first
lot paid for by Dr. Gatling was ready
for shipment to Gen. Butler the factory
burned and with it Lis guns were de-
stroyed and his hopes blighted. An-
other year and many thousands of dol-
lars were spent to remake the patterns
and drawings and a new batch of guns
a year of heart-burning pinching
and sacrifice that many of us at some
time or another have experienced and
therefore can sympathize with the suf-
ferer. Gen. Butler used some of these
guns on the James river near Itich-
mond and the way in which their in-
ventor cherishes the records of the ex-
ecution wrought by them is amusing
when one thinks of the humanitarian
theories attributed to their origin.
In 1S66 the government officially ap-
proved the gun and after tests that
make an inventor shiver to think of
placed an order for 100. j
Then not only did the powers or l.u-
rope order guns but so did CIiIbb Ja-
pan Slam Egypt and tin? South Amer-
ican countries. A machine gun that
spread devastation in a swath wider
tnan a company of infantry and fired
inch bullets at the rate of 1200 a min-
ute (to-day fired electrically its speed
is slightly in excess of 3000 per min-
uted) was a revelation to most foreign
experts and no Christian or other pow-
er could long withstand the temptation
of mowing down its Christian or other
foes at any such rate and by machin-
ery. Self Culture.
A GREAT SOUTHERN LAKE.
Tltleacn Lake Is the Most r.cnmrU-
ahle Hodr of IVatcr In
Lake Titicaca. is unique amongst the
waters of the world. Its extect is 14
times that of the Lake of Geneva and
the level of its surface is 1!5I5 feet
above the sea. Along its eastern Fhor
rune the main Cordillera rising aloft at
its f-onthern end into the mighty Mount
Sorta4vhse broad expand'isK glaciers
seem to lift themselves like hi her from i
the waves. The shores and islands of
the lake were who knows how Jong
ago? the cradle of a remarkable civil-
ization or even series of civilisations.
Perhaps latest amongst them was that
of the Inca tribe which rising In this
place spread northward over tbe liilU
and down a alley to Cnzco. and tbenee
stretched forth its conquering arm over
a vast area whose exact limits can no
longer be defined. Thelneas looked back
to Titicaca island as tlte sacred pot
w hence emerged their legendary found-
ers Mauco Capac and his contort Mama
Oeclp Hnaco. The traveler on the wa-
ters or round tbe t-bores of the lane be-
holds many a monument of departed
greatness and Industrial prosperity. He
feels that he is looking upon historic
grounds and the dim glamour of a well-
nigh forgotten past sheds la tor upon
peaks and ranges doubtless untrodden
by human foot but often traveled by
hunufn eyes and in whose names yet
linger the fossiliaet) faith and poetry of
The waters of Titicaca lake reflect no
longer the splendor of Inca religious
pageants; they are plowed instead by
thrccbtKtltagsteameroa one of which
we voyaged 111 miles to the Itolnian
port of Chililaya. Fortune favored ns
with a day brilliant and calm when the
waves lay asleep and all the hills were
clear. Generally a storm rages and the
toyager suffers from such an irresistible
combination of mountain and sea sick-
ness that even the hardy stokers of tbe
engines do not become habituated to it
but suffer like so many newcomers.
Sir Martin Conwaj. in Harper's Mag-
azine. Milliner the lied Eea
The lighting ot the I ted sea eems at
first to be a too practical infringement
upon an ancient fairyland. But Sir
Thomas Sutherland and other members
Lof parliament interested iu shipping
are naturally anxious about the prog-
ress of the lighthouses with which tbe
roxte promised to bejewel the south-
ern waters of the lied sea. N. Y. Sun.
'- !o Women Are Admitted.
X& feminine visitors are allowed to
go through the Cramps' yard iu l'bila-
delnjlR because every time a woman
Psf& through the shops every one of
the 7JB0 workmen raists his eyes from
his w; and in one minute one man's
work Mr a fortnight is lost to his em-
ptoyersl.Chicago Inter Ocean.
For aVategy lias in these modern
days "isLiiii ij mVitional importance
from thAfact that even when battle
is joinedhg influence is still largely
felt. Distinces in a modern battle art
so great asd the minor units become eq
dispersed feat he direction of the fight
is very liky to slip from the grasp
of tbe Fuptune leader. Once launched
in the attaL men caa rarely do more
than proce straight to their frnnt
A change oSdirec.-on to a flank under
fire will beWu but. If not quite im-
possible. atiTit will r.ot be easy to sub-
eequently osrrect errors iu direction
made at thaVoittset. A battle will be
fought out nLch more closely as it was
originally pHuncd and there will be
little room r sudden Inspirations or
brilliant strok BUch as formerly made
or marred tV day. Xw strategy
teaches not hew to strike but where
to strike not to make the most of a
ld situation tat to insure that the
situation willbe te rreene ot bad
that 1efore ujer. a shot' is fired the
oddK will be la your favor rather than
In that of yovrWmy. Not onT. there-
fore. Is strategy as intent a factor as
ever within its own -rh"re. but it has
j. i the -i '"! - '
- yhc' ' ' '
1 DRESS NOTES.
TVhat Is Ileitis "Worn In Fall Cos-
tnnies I'opulur Colors for
Combinations of materials and colors
in one gown appear to be quite as fash-
ionable as they hate been for many sea-
sons past despite the reports which
came early in the henson to the effect
that new autumn gowns were to be
formed of a single muterial and d e.
Ulue is certainly one of the dominant
colors now in ogue for it is blue in
erery tint and tone for day or evening
wear. It ranges from deepest "Dewey"
or admiral blue to the palest hyacinth
and knenderdyes. Heliotrope and gray
are a close second for demi-dress toil-
ets and a rivnl in evening dress is pink'
in all its lovely guises from faintest
seashell shades to deepest rose with a
glow of damask red in the dye.
Eeryonc knows that a tweed cos-
tume is one of the most enduring and
valuable gowm. that a wonlan can pos-
sess. To s-ome minds it surpasses even
the renowned English serge in those
sterling qualities that are the chief at-
traction to the woman of modest means.
In spite of the usefulness of serge
fabrics so long held upas modtl weaes
for general inses a genuine nil-wool
tweed is certainly a very wise selection
for hard winter wear.
Each autumn season black French
felt of the softest lelvcty surface is se-
lected for the intermediate hat follow-
ing the straws ami fancy braids of the
summer and before henty vehct is re-
quired. This fall part icularly in black
satin very largely takes the place of
felt among the stylish models. ery
few of these hats show color of any sort
introduced in the trimmings the only
kind of decoration used being the rich-
est and blackest of os. rich plumes with
a band of jet passcmetitcrie around the
crowr. and sometimes a tiny glittering
line to correspond on the extreme edge
of the brim. On some of the graceful
shepherdess styles and English walking
hats the downy plumage droops on the
hair at each side of the brim. An entire
black satin costume (including skirt
jacket and lint) is considered one of the
most attracthe of the autumn fashions
The new vicunas and Trench camel's
hair goods are partieuhuly handsome
this season and thus far some of the
mostattractiveand stilish tailor gowns
lime been made of these materials.
While very protective In quality these
fabrics are wonderfully light. Weight
does not iuvariably mean warmth and
these new goods are soft and downy
in their strictly pure wool web and
woof. The black goods in these weaves
are especially handsome.
Fancy satin or r loth medallions lat-
tice and scroll designs in open-work
mohair and other silky wool braids
chenille bits of fur und silk cord all in
new appliqued effects are very fashion-
able used as a garniture for stylish cloth
costumes. Ttiis form of trimming is
more dressy than stitching or rows of
braid although these simple styles of
garniture are in highest favor. The
medallion and arabesque form of orna-
mentation appeal more especially to
women who are fond of elaborate color
effects and !t is at this time of ear that
brilliant tones are most appropriately
worn. The new appliques impart
marked stj le tn the gow n. but the like-
wise add considerably to th weight es-
pecially the very showy designs in satin
outlined with tilk ton! chenille or jet.
The lst choice is to be found among
the noelties in lustrous featherweight
mohair patterns. X. Y. Pos-.
SMILED THEIR GL00K AWAY.
A Yontijr I.ml Pnssriijirr In a Cable
Car Make Irrltalile l'co-
A girl kept smiling into vacancy the
other afternoon as a cable car rolled
downtown in its customary jerky fash-
ion. It was a rainy afternoon and the
passengers in the erowded car were in
the usual irritable frame of mind that
wet clothes and dampened spirits in-
evitably provoke. Itut the girl was
oblivious of rain nd discomfort. Her
eye were flved ims eiiigly on the drip-
ping window pace and her mouth kept
rebelliou-ly twi'ching with the mirth
that would find utterance.
"She must be telling herself funny
stories" whispered a man gruffly to his
"Don't see the joke myself" returned
the neighbor appealed to tryipg to
sneer but getting the corners of his
mouth by mistake turned up instead
pf turned dovn
Well. you look as if you caught the
point anyway" added the original
speaker laughing also and the twisted
sneer that was half a smile developed
instantly into n good-namrea grin.
The "girl still sn.lled through the
window and the men opposite laughed
at each other and her simultaneously
until eople acro-s from them began
to laugh too. Quickly the merriment
liecame contagious aqd whena boister-
ous youth exclaimed audibly: "Who
killed the canary?" little chuckles of
laughter echoed through the car from
end to end warming its chilly temper-
ature and turning Its gloom Into cheery
sunshine. Suddenly nt Kinzie street
the girl with the smile disappeared
"I hope I didn't look like nn titter
fool" she said to herself as she left
the car "but I did want to change those
gloomy face- and as an experiment I
think it a decided success. Hut the
Who killed the canarj?'"of that boy
nearly settle! my unconsciousness."
Ami still smiling she walked quickly
away toward the depot. Chicago Trib-
une. Merely a llltf'it.
Guest Why do jou call this a tem-
Proprietor Because it's the only
place in town where a temperance man
can get a drink without giving himself
awav. X. Y. Journal.
Jfeed IVar Xo Collision.
Palarie the north star and ita wi.
seen companion mt ke a cQiuplete rcv
lution in 3 dn.s ?4 hours lloth to
gether or (he three if there be three
are moving toward the earth with u
velocity of miles per second. MO miles
a minute 32.4W niileti an hour 777000
miles a day S83.SSH.u00 miles a year.
Though coming at such an incredible
rate of speed there is no danger that
In any immediate future Polaris will
ever collide with our earth. In fact
there has been noappreclabledifferenee
in the appearance of th star. In spite
of its rajthl approach during the past
thousand years. This is due to the fact
that the star in question is many times
as faraway as the sun. Chicago Times-
nerald. Will I.nit n Lifetime.
If properly managed one good oppcr
taslty will last for a UfetiH Chicago
rrallv unt the worst nf It
it '.nnt lxue boon ....! ;.- no-
-.. .-. .... ..-. .....- ..-
tried to surprise
RAISED A COMMOTION
Tlie Yoans 2Ian Tried
to Carry the
A more or less crowtcd Fourth ave-
nue open car stopped a day or two ago
in the Bowery to pick up a family par-
ty consisting of a mother father and
:ree small boys the youisest of whom
.."Id not have been m re than 4 years
?.d and who was mai.i'?iily wearing
.lis first pair of knh-ke Lcckers says
tlie Xew York Tribune. The party be-
came separated the partnU getting on
the rear seat and the snu.ll boys on one
four scats ahead. At first the littlest
one was attracted by the novelty of his
surroundings but this wearing off he
'.nissed his mother and locked about
for her. When he saw bcr on the rear
seat a disconsolate yell announced the
discovery. His two brothers tried to
pacify him but to his jtung mind the
four scats that separated them were
aa impassable gulf not to be bridged
by human means and such being the
case he was not to be cemforted. Tho
mother leaning as far forward as she
could endeavored to esnlain that she
would come to him as soon as the car
stopped but the child only cried the
more. Every ono on the car was by
this time interested and sj mpathy and
advice were freely offered. An athletic
young man in the seat behind the boy
started to pick him up with a view to
passing him over the backs of the s?ats
to his mother. The boy shrank away
from him in deadly fear -ure that he
wa3 the boy-eating ogre of childish
legend and his cries ra -i themselves
the pitch of a shrle.. The young
man lobster red hastily .tt down.aad
pretended a preternatura. absorption In
an evening paper. Just then the father
and conductor came along the foot-
board and between the:r cirried the
child to his mother's arms. Quiet was
restored and the passenrnrs interested
themselves In other thin 73 but the atn-
letic young man got off the car at the
very next corner.
"I used to have a jjreat mnnj
'hroiies about the way affairs
1 ht to be conducted' said the
. rrjj han from Kansas.
"There is no denying it.'
"Well I give it u;. I don't go
-o far as to say mnaoiioliefi can
' ot he regulated or suppressed.
I '.nt I unhesitatingly confess that
I don't know how it's to be done.'
"You had ain- number of
"Yes. That was beforo T real
ired what an insidious and per-
nsive institution a monopoly is.
There is no use trying to escape
the terriMe influence. One man
may break into a "Ttop'a and by
bis hc-rtlesa trickery upset the
entirr p1 n. I am proud of my
State but I must say one of the
meanest men I ever met lived in
"Xo sir. ETe mingle among
the guileless and unsuspecting.
Were you ever at a husking bee?"
"Then you don't know the cus-
tom which gives the man who
finds a red ear the right to kiss
the pro't'est girl. 'J his man gave
n husking bee and he sat up
nights with a lantern for days
beforehand going over the crop
and peeling down the rod ears.
When the bee happened he had
all the capital in a corner and he
smiled sardonically while the rest
of us toiled hour after hour amid
gathering disappointment in pur-
suit of a delusive hope while he
was apparently having all the
luck. I tell yon sir there is more
financiering in Kansas than you
ever gave the State credit for."
From the Washington i'ost.
ljlnc. "ot Drsitli Torrllile.
Distance of time and place generally
cure what they seem to agraate. and
taking leave of our friends resembles
taking leave of the world. concv.rmr
which It hath often been said that it is
not death but dying which is teru-
Cigarettes and Crime.
Very few farmer boys are ad-
I'ictcd to the cigarette habit
1 hat form of. alow suicide seems
o be specially adapted to the
. :tk mental coad tion of tho
" ai t pretty sweet boy of the
'nun and city. It is fortunate
for the farmer boy and his coun-
tiy that he does not smoke cigar-
ettes. The farm must continu-
ally su rly brains and energy
and stamina to tlie cities and it
lould not do this if the farmer
boy smoked the brain-stealing
igarette. Tlie twenty-sixth na-
tional conference of charities aud
conection? was in M'ss'.on in Cin-
inimti last week. The section
t;n reformatories and industrial
schools was addressed by George
Toi rence of Pontine. Ills. super-
intendent of the Illinois state re-
formatory oa "The Kelatio' of
the Cigarette to Crime." ter
it citing his experience wit oys
rbiii'iig to his institution Jlr.
Torrence said: "I am sure cigar-
tttes are destroying and making
criminals of more of them than
the saloons." In hi reformatory
now there are 278 bojs 4Of fill
averaging 12 years of age 3S
were cigarette smokers; of 133
.neraging 14 years of age 125
were cigarette smokers; of S2
averaging 15 years 73 were cig-
arette smokers." This is certain-
ly a terrible indictment of the cig-
ntntte. Should not the W. C. T.
U. women devote ure of their
t nerirv to th cigarette than to the
srHou? AVe notice that the corn
cob pip seems to be t1" favorite
among farmers. It uot pretty
bit If one must smo.. he would
Ut'W "rn c . pipe. At
all MMts it is far less hurtful
than tM cigarette or uiue-tentiia
j f the c gars sold.
Ilo Wanted a Compromise.
If General Joseph Wheeler does
ns active fighting in the Phillip-
pines where he has recently been
ordered as he did in the South
during the civil war he is apt to
make his presence felt. General
Ilorace Porter tells the following
story which is both true and
timely: It was about the middle
of the civil war when a freshly ap-
pointed colonel with a newly en-
. listed regiment joined the Union
forces in the far South. They
were beautifullj new both in ex-
perience and in uniforms and
they were very anxious to fight.
The routine of camp life drove
iiiem u.-iosi 10 in 111 my. uuu
bright October morning word was
received that a small detachment
of General Wheeler's cavalrymen
were on the other side of the hill
and a force started out in pursuit.
The next day the Confederates
were reported miles distant in the
opposite direction. The third day
the new colonel and a veteran
brigadi-r started out for a pleas-
ure ride. A mile from camp they
rode into the fugitive Confeder-
ates who had been circling
the canp for a week. It was a
narrow escape bnt they got away
nnharrr'.3. After it was over the
general said to the colonel:
"Well what do you think of
"Ts Wheeler in this neighbor-
hood much of the time?'' replied
tlie col-el evasively.
"AH the time. He is here there
nnd everywhere. What do you
thi-Jc of the prospect?'
"WeV. answered the colonel re-
flectivelj" "I wonder whether
there isn't some way this infernal
thing can be compromised."
"Bun worries" is descriptive
enough but not so proper a title
as "tea trots' but they mean the
same. One victim opens her heart
to the Cincinnati Inquirer in this
"I never remember finishing n
sentence which T have commenc-
ed at one of these functions. Be
fore I have a chance to round it
off I am interrupted dragged
awav or confronted with a new
face to whom I am introduced. I
begin again and again. I have
the sajne trouble with my cups o
tea I put them down half emp-
tied to greet some new arrival
to find them whisked away and
each one repeats the history of
"I leave these 'bun worries'
with a trail of unfinished phrases
and undruuk cups of tea behind
me. I go home iu a thoroughly
unkempt frame of mind with a
tendency to leave off everything
I undertake and start something
fresh. It is really a sort of dis-
ease a sort of 5 o'clock tea paral-
ysis. Just listen to any of these
tecoptions and you will agree
with me. The women talk in spas-
modic staccato gasps. You never
get to the point of a story or tho
telling point of a. biography. Ev-
ery one has her eye on the door
for the new arrival who may
prove more interesting or more
desirable than the one she is talk-
"'Pardon me' seems to be the
excuse for every form of conver-
sational rudeness. I believe this
form of nervousness is one of the
many symptoms of the rational
unrest or lack of poise of which
foreigners so bitterly complain."
That Atrfal Sickness.
With tbe lid; of summer travel
still turning oc.-.inward and the
question "Are you seasick?" be
coming th r- I engrossing qnes-1
tioQ of the dsc; observations
of an Atlantic cm captain are
tinuZy and ; interest.
"A greet I--T passengers"
sayr t'ais nr.v v.o Knows "ccaie
aboard os'A with v :dicines for
the prevenurc cC c-sia" .-s. but
I never kiow an;oiin succeed
yet except careful dating. Wo-
men are more aM. tct to seasick-
ness than men but on t-ie other
hand they stand it better. A wo-
man isn't so much tortc".. by the
pangs as she is worru. by the
prospects of becomin; dishevel-
led haggard and u.'agg'rl. She
fights to keep up app-urauces as
long as she can hold up her head
but a man gives up at ones and
makes a great irirrras and
takes to his bsrth. Thc-re he
grumbles and 7 cans until he is
well enough to go on deck t-ean.
"When a wc:r-7-i faulty tikes
to her room sle '. .viirir-jbly asks
three questions. Fhvt whtfher
people ever di? r? seasianees
then how many - .ca we arj from
shore and lastiy when sitall we
nert ll i..led iler.
Sin- 'I supjioH? it will break
your !":.rt.for me to say I can be
only a sister to you?"
He "Not at all my dear. 1
never knew a girl who didn't say
the aiua thing ito me."
A Chcsvl'lajlnc MUe.
Every inhabitant of the Atwtr
lage of StorbecU Is a ch?sj p!aj-
children are taught to iIa . Uc-
as they are ta'ight to re r. 7 t
w Clad to
-vhse the .
? excial 1
1 J 1 ho 1
I -ink th . 1
h ae olfeuror-
n.ht siestas on
1 1 !.!. r
l.c 1 ijrs.L0
ct' r prs c
v.: 3 - "aed a
15 a 1 st iwek
tna'.i f. a cv
honcj. !- .
d:t ..r '. t .? Ill
1 ce hi 'rivee
drink 1 . u". .
cid-n. t ) irou-"
bis s'ljmbcjs. i..
mile 1TO-.1 the'r -they
pathetic excuses ff
bus ness at so unr
kccckeJ timldlv. j
-v. ...UW UW
d oa the way '
7 the Inn's
.u .r. Ther
were selzPi n r
that he might tv
'- t or
fl ir isums
1 : -. ciad
-' ' .-"'-r of
' 1' .Ma kph
.. i."ti his
. - C azy of
1 ns of the
n o --trird the
. r i a linen
'at iss de
have moved or te d
of iced lemonade v.. '
flca'ing on tci c
pinrapplps drc '
ami er drinks tin-
ted semrfi nhT.M. i.
no longer h-d any pt"
about waking the 1
slur'1-e-a. Timid "
Wken lse consider ' n
They t.ouaded on t'j 1
a tit o on tfce wi -w
hope nd fear. T . r
thirs that roastm 1 '
only thin? on earv cr
When the landlord i
In brlsht-sr -r n ppvr
nightcap and dec. J '
matter?- they alni -t
lie ill' appeared and I ;'
rdlss es- j
cortrd his customers rut to tte ex-
treme end of His -1 rA ng rnd
went back to don s.-r" r ar. ! slip a.
white linn cot orer ii t: a las and
In this costume be serve i f.-ctar and
ambrosia Fnch aNneTif L.re was
eatn or drunk on. Sand or ?ra. When
the time of reckor.'c; capo ind the
thirsty sculs vere ' ''ng se t o3 com
forted w.th a big r cf &- '.- assist j
In the mr.Vng of r e "4oi- things t 1
nome. tr-at one 0. ;ac party v. io nan
pounded tanSest ?-'.: "Te "ad to
wake yon tip Bcr- BcbaU. " "Too
pad:" exclshaed tl waiter r. "Acb
himmel I was gla: id wake und get a
trfnk meinself alre'r."
Kjr tlM lawnf Itaulvj I j Prevent an
Enforoed Yjy to fcnrjpc
New York Herald; vii ashore"
bell had rung OJt tac twiula. the
gangplank had Sec h!fnt In and the
lines were bein cat cC. b a cora-
motion was heard lj!oa2f .1 wild-
ly excited perscs daih'' i a deck
and pushed their way
1 - :-j the
' s froai
1 u a i.i(l
i 1 1 e ier
- 1 - "all
. " t il and
crowd that was ra -lr
the steamship's rriUr.
been seeing fricm.3 -not
heard or cot
ashore warn in ?. 1
slim and the o;j.- -Both
were h:RL ;
canla was on tl:; r 'a
d. .' r I :-
4 of Lu t iIiiO
aer want? 1 to sail
31. 'Hi tuere!"
-ers - -. h ilisl.ed
uad; t tUe two
et t 1 ....s haw-
tsliv . Jrr play
sr. yc : v n't."
the stream an ' n
with her to L.e
called one of t.ie ;
iato tie grc tr sr
sen. 'Yea daf
s;i -:nJ slUe for '
or ju1! be left r
A bow line was t
with half or Its sr.r
water. Son)e -f t
ok in the-s'-"-''' -.-"
gr rly picked L's - .
UtgiEff ia the
""- fc2 Sf"-
'cf- rati an i
urged oa by the io ;
swung off into sj
fully on to ths r'""
grectel w th ci. ; -passessers.
to try. With '.' '"-
wrapped htafpif 1 -ot a
and. encouraged by good c
ere to hold on ttsht. as tl
wet te let himself io :-
landed nlnicp in a o....
who helped fc' "
line t-" - t - -
rune ..nd as tho l-ig sh p b
Ucall:- from her pfer the
arranged their ersmri!
spected their bUerri
walked solemnly forth.
from tl e I
v ... ar-cd
1 t w-er.
There la sotne.ain?; ui..ny about
figures. The-y possess bus. . ons prop-
ertica which though P "try wall
known are navet tfcel s aprehen-
alble. Every c .e k. ' it if. you
multiply iT.by - .1 iple ot 3
up to 27 the r....t 10 ; : All three
digit are the s.inie.
All thes strange pxopti Jjs paseaaed
by figures are rscogmie p!. -..amena
which are to be accept utLe- than
explained. But when gt-c to the
rather more ia. . j.. teiaatieal
calculations U j . ot fig-
area is fu-tb .- w. .t lake for
iastaae tuu .ai.iiar izate wli.
is eaoiiy cj.;jijiwd L 1 1 mzx-k. . -.i-cian
but coei bcw... rmeac o t'ue
typo in figures.
Two men hare SO or .ges each. The
first seats halt at' two a pnay and hal
at three a penajr. Ut 0Wck eat th.
sum. Thirty so'd at ft aaenxw brin
him in la peaci; SO at three pnn
fetch 10 pence; to:i. -i pence. TL.
second cells all I a; tue rate 01
ne tor fxcv -i.re are J2
ot five in 6j .. - - receives z v. 1
pence or -' ! - e.
Appar :. ! both men sell at tlia
same ru.e they do not do ao reiui.
and cno recaires ne yenay mo.e .aa
the other. Verily there is sonir.aitig
extremely uncanny about f jurcs-
Wm PlAS. e
Firt PusOtft Vo" tft jolng ;
the iJi&i are you?
Second Fuj'l c 'ke stage Is i
overcrowded. !'n r." ' lactura. j
First fragi: 0. - - ' . '
for a' Putfil-t V'at I KaowAbeTit !
atlxc! JJruiks. Puck.
"M. 1 s
i..-..Pt y .
yaar -t i
tllfi -A. K-'i
tin 4. u 2 j r.
lr - fre S
IB L- V
. - 'ISl '
r FOR KANSAS CITY
- .-. . ....-. I
: ....AND il. JLUUlJ
I and all rolntsin
I IRON MOUNTAIN
FOR FORT SMITH. LIT . 1
ROCK & HOT SPRINC-
and ail poiots in Louisiana Ar
: kana.s and Texas. Elegant daj
j c :che and Pullman Buffet
I H. C. TOWNSEND I
Gsn Pas. & Tkt Agent. St. Lonli j:
Lots sold on commis
sion. Can buy or sell
improved or unimprov
ed property in Vinita
and save you money.
Can find purchasers for
those who have
Can find desirable pro-
perty for those who
want to purchase. In
short wl bring buyer
and seller together. If
you have property to
sell or want to huy
?!rite Real Estate
- Vioita lod. T- w
THE LIVE STOCK MARKET
OF ST. LOUIS.
1 he St. Louis National
Stock 0 Yards.
LoealalatEastSi. Louisjil. .-
Directly po.11. tbe city or 61. Loalr. Bay
rt ior stl drttto!i of Live Stock tlMMi In
at'cmiaae. ani within the grounds of the
-toc- TM I a Bef Cannlnjc Company Mth
ranacilv for ilanzhtlrinjr 3 000 head of etttl-
iI!t. tad Pork Faeiinc etabllbmnt Lav-
s atiaclty for slaughtering 12000 hogsd' T.
C. C. KNOX VIce-Pras.
CWAS.T. JONES Suot.
11 V t'lIESLEY. Gen. Ygr.
THE ONLY SCALE
ilt Accurate Durable.
ST LOUIS and
ST PIUL snd North
SHiSIQO and East
mM HILLS WASH1MGT0M
Free Cftaii Oars Dining Cars
t. . anicKER t. p. a.. - kansas crrr. ua.
HOWARD ELLIOTT CENT MOR. ST. JOS t PH. MO.
I W tWAKLYCENXPASS-RACT.ST.LOUMa
1 -5nTlita-rti Bihowi TM-Ula;
V lC --1 tmtr UU HI
1 1 urth U It awl Lnd In platlor
1 ' ..iri.fMB.carTlpnelt.t.Q-
h : Urmwer pnlli. row -rfoor
. i itrMnir inuttle. aoaitio
1 Wiv. on Uotrator Improred tocta
Imt Vi earner ptntnu- ofcr.
m-M K r.rl.k uhI oar rres in-
CaimlM lKllt with iry iMtUW
it naMiUi mUk oomp.r 1" lta
r wai-r U. as StO-OO to
ay yrmr tnitttit an th SlP.Bg.
K"t CO.rInc Chicago III.
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