The Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 39, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 13, 1901 Page: 3 of 8
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APPLES FROM THE OLD FARM.
Mldatiuuner Lnihin floods tin
Haa drawn I
While at In
I alt and Us
' paaaed away
HOUSE TO LET.
n got to move:" sighed Se-
r. The wind rustled in
poplar trees the muslin
pped in the draught Old
colon-1 servant went do
the nillow cases on the
"I've seen It coming thU long
time.'' wid Selina. "The landlord
has been an good anil considerate as
"I: lan'loid's an old harpv!" said
"No he is not.' persisted Selina.
"We owe lii id right nioiiths' rent
already and 1 do not know how he is
ever to get his money. I would offer
him the piano and the carved rose-
wood parlor seL If 1 thought they
would possess any value in his eyes i
Dorcas ml led up the coffee .colored
"lat piano as was Mi-s Adelaide s
when firs' she come from Bal'iino'
boarding school:" said aba. "Dat
lubly funchurc as was made to order
In Anuap'lts! No Miss Lina not
wiv dis chile's consent:"
twine to keep
aid the girl.
lew davs with
. v i -' i with
ows wbar I could git 14 a week
groan. ' Lord I
Miss Lina! Lni
enough to work
Hut it's money
ebery cent o' dc
toU o.rae bac
lashes dnipiKsi over Selina
before the storm. Hush!
Selina detaining her as
ind getting tin her bat
tarry Man Oeorgc
axed her an' sabe
than usual to-night
the Kitchen mamma" Selina cheer-
fully answered. -But I'm all ready
now. What shall 1 read to you until
the tea comes up'"
"Well" said the poor lady feebly
"I'd like a few chapters of the 'Scot-
tish Chiefs.' it was the first norel
my dear papa allowed me to read
and In my opinion mat Ouidas and
beaddons don't come near iL"
And while Selina readout the trials
of Helen Mar and Bruce the brave
she wondered how on earth she should
manage about showing the house to
the eager sightseers who would be
sure to be attracted by the legend
'To Let" on the morrow.
"Can't go in dat ar room!" said
hunter and the door of Mrs. Spencer's
lioudolr. ' -luii's private dat ar"'
"Then why i
sudden push in
She might a-
an't 1 see it?" with a
well have attempted
tery of artillerv. Old
well mum" said she.
go in dat room: Toic
t to charge a bat
"Verr well" sal
with a forward jei
aid the house-hunter
Jeik of the chin. "I
use that I can't see
and she flounced out
i Dorcas fought the
gators valiantly and
j All day
army of i
at night as she herselt oltserved "she
was jes' as tired as if she'd a done a
ddub e day's wash." Stout ladles
peered into the sub-cellar and de-
nounced the drainage; lean ladh-s
poked their parasols into the kitchen
sink and tore off stri.s of the hall
paper. Decp-volceJ men parleyed as
to the monthly rentai; fat old gentle-
men asked questions in husky ac-
cents. The next morning however dove-
! "Who's took it?" demanded Dor-
cas who chanced just then to be
: scouring the brave But the ag tit
cither did not know or would not tell.
Dorcas heaved a deep sigh. "Den"
s she "we've got to cl'ar out
'he landlord sent Selina a polite
in a day or two. He had cou-
deit he wrote to accept her offer
.lie furniture and belongings as an
dvalent for a certain portion of
'Now" said Dorcas "what is we
'oor Mrs. Spencer was all in a
ter. The Newport scheme de-
i"d her. and she was very busy
king over her wardrobe with refcr-
mate of hers wh
house in the fair sci
her lowest prices
Dirr.-iN w.i- t
and board herself as well
i lieen a dear old home"
"1 wonder who will
m. I wonder whose
ic the yellow keys of
piano and dust mv
imia. and arrange the
unlicht shone softly
trace you!" said he. "But I am bet-
ter at hide and seek than you 1
she courtesied haughtilv. His
handsome countenance felL Evi-
dently he was deeply disappointed
rr v aie.
d I be if
ne me from any further
the question." said se-
nt hope to see your
ic up at
later she cm tie bur-
The 1 beg your pardon" said 1
The gentleman who h
and your mother. A friend of yours
I suppose Mr. Berkeley."
Standing sadly in the shadow of
the rustling poplar boughs outside
tieorge Berkeley felt the magnetic
Influence of another presence. A
soft voice stirred the twilight air like
the far-off music of forgotten days.
"Mr. Berkeley" it said "Ceorge!
please will you forgive me?"
Won't you George!"' with a little
sob in the voice. "I I don't mean
to speak so harshly to you. I didn't
know then what I kuow now of your
Silence only silence still.
"If 1 accept it for dear mamma's
sake you surely will not misinterpret
me. Mi George! how cau you be so
cruel? Why don't you answer me?
What are you waiting for me to say"
And still no word broke that
'George" in a low voice. "I've
changed my mind. I will be your
He took her In his arms.
"Dear sweetheart!" he murmured.
"Dear little melting snow wreath.
I knew that love would conquer you
When Mrs. Spencer heard of the
engagement she said quietly:
"I always thought they cared for
since your master
y poor head has
ana llnisli Lb
log to Newpi
Aug so tli
)g trip was to
Witt in a few years Sunday on-
servance has become quite general In
the navy. It used to be the rule:
' n atz day i thou shall do ail that thou art
And ou the severer hoi) atone the deoka and
pound the cable."
Hut Jack now has his Sunday off
that is. he has no other thing to do
than to stand bis watch and work
ship. Moreover he has a Saturday
half-holiday and in general he has
an easier time tha i the sailor of
thirty or forty years ago But his ex-
istence is not a sinecure The sub-
stitution of steam lor sails of iron
for wood and electricity for muscle
has merely cnanged his form of occu-
pation. The time that he used to
give to pulling and hauling he now
gives to drill not only M working
the big guns but to rifle pra tioe
a the infantry. The who
touted up at all sorts of hou
drill and for action so tl
event of a fire or an en
n time of
i the il
'I In- Voeeuiltr Y alley
For every hundred perse
west of the Mississippi
havfe seen Saint I1
hardly ten I thin I
said have visited
Two small hotels in
ample tor all whe
time seek accomiiioi!
Ler's at Rome
It tnav safely be
the val ley are
i who hi
Tlie Senator Misunderstood.
other side reads ".skates
VALUABLE To arctic man.
la More l
r w animals
man In the Ar.
Tne skin o
covered with long stiff
neck is thick and extrei
the red-brown skin hangs loosely on
the ponderous trunk and the short
leet terminate in broad Un like pad-
dies resembling large flaps of leather.
Its movements ou land are very
slew and awkward but in the water
it has all the activity of seals and
even surpasses them In speed. It
cannot remain under water for any
length of time being compelled to
come to the surface for air. At such
times a cloud of dense vapor Is emit-
ted from the nostrils and forms an
..y means by which hunters may fol-
low a pursued animal.
Like the seals the walrus are ex-
ceedingly gregarious and love to lie
on the ice or on the beaches closely
huddled together. When dosing on
shore the herd is easily approached
trotn the leeward but as their scent
is remarkably keen attempts to get
within close range from a windward
position are almost certain to result
in amusing them and causing a
stampede to be made for the water.
The appearance of the uncouth ani-
mals at such a time is ludicrous in
the extreme as in their anxiety to
reach the water they will roll over
and over each other in the wildest
confusion. Native hunters assert
that the walrus herd is never left
witiiout a guardian on the outlook.
This member of the herd holds hlrn-
s If as nearly ect as possible with
head up aud e;.- ears and nostrils
open and alert for danger His posi
tion is so taken that should he be
overcome with drowsiness and allow
his head to drop his tusks will sharply
prick his sleeping neighbor and cause
that animal to stir himself and re-
lieve the watch.
The tender solicitude of a mother
for her young is in few casesgreatcr
than that shown by the walrus. Fre-
quent instances are known where a
female walrus has fearlessly placed
herself between a young calf and dan-
ger even receiving spear wounds or
shots from guns aimed at the calf.
This strong trait is so well known
that the natives frequently capture a
young calf and tame it to be used as
a means of attracting older animals
within reach of their si ears When
swimming in company with her calf
the little one is usually from one to
two feet directly In front of the
mother who at the ttrst sign of dan-
ger places her tusks back of the calf's
neck and bears it down beneath the
surface of the water. The young
walrus is sometimes carried under
the forearm or flipper of the mother
while swimming on the surface. The
affection of the mother walrus for its
voung is however not reciprocal as
the calves of those captured will fol-
low the walrus that escape when an
attack is made on the herd.
l tie nowung or jaguars in some
parts of the South American forests Is
a wild and terrible chorus and one
which might well alarm the timid.
One traveler the author of 'Travels
and Adventures of an Orchid Hunt-
er." says that after being thus dis-
turbed for many nights he determin-
ed to rid himself of one at least of
the unwelcome visitors Only two
natives in the settlement a s . .tall
collection of huts on the San Domingo
wen a viil.t Me for helping in a Jaguar
hunt but there were plenty of dogs.
We started while it was quite dark
and arrived on the edge of the lake
where we expected to And our game
just as the first steaks of dawn were
appearing. It was evi lent by the be-
Iiiiired to wi
T it. 1
it-prints in the
ect inn we should
of careful track-j
the lake brought
la among the
selves and the
over as possible ;
lort cut we came !
ul animal at a
irds. it eyed us
in full cry
lit to shoot for
ful animal ro
was a flue sp
feet six int he
of the tail
itute a i in-
in their re
circle described hy tne:r tis. ihey
are so inclined as to defied the air as
it passes among them and absorb a
considerable portion of its energy.
Thus is formed a "screw" somewhat
resembling that of a steam vessel
but having a much larger number of
blades. It is capable of giving vastly
more power and has a much higher
efficiency than the old mill though
for a stated power much smaller and
lighter and more "business-like" in
Naturally this Improved construc-
tion for which credit is due to the
American mechanic is displacing its
old rival even in the home of the
latter and the "American" mill is
now to be seen all over the world-
England Germany France Holland
and their colonies on the opposite
side of the globe having all taken it
up as they have so many other of
the fruits of the genius of the
"yankee" inventor and with results
most satisfactory to themselves no
less than to the inventor.
Didn't I.Ike tha Idea or Hinging.
In the Kennebec Valley or toward
that way thero lives a gentleman of
the old school In a handsome home-
stead that stands a mile or more from
the nearest village and railroad sta-
tion. This gentleman is of a con-
v i val turn of mind and for a long
time found it necessary to goto Port-
land at frequent intervals some-
times two or three limes a week.
From every one of these journeys he
returned on the latest train that he
could get and this was one that in-
variably landed him at his station as
late as 1 1 o'cloi-k.
As he was not in the least in a con-
dition to walk home it was necessary
every night for the lo:-al Uvcry stable
man to harness a horse and take him
home. This went ou until the owner
of the stable resolved that the man
must be remonstrated with. There-
fore the gentleman having arrived
one night from Portland at the usual
hour and in the usual condition and
the horse having been put into the
conveyance and the man loaded in as
usual the stable owner turned to his
passenger and said
"Look here squire! If you don't
quit this sort o' business purty soon
ther'll be slngin' down to your house
some day and begad you won't hear
a word of it!"
Some thi ng about th is ad mon i tion
the grim pfcturesquenessot it perhajis
caused it to sink into the man's
mind and he left off his trips to
Portland for some time.
Th Sedan Chair.
The sedan chair is named after Se-
dan the town where It was first used.
The earliest mention of It in En-
gland occurs in 1581. Early In the
following century the Duke of Buck-
ingham caused much indignation by-
its used In London. People were ex-
asperated at that nob eman employ-
ing his fellowmen to take the place
of horses to carry him. Prince
Charles brought from Spain in ls2:i.
three curiously wrought sedans two
of which he gave to the Duke of
Buckingham A few weeks after
their introduction Massingcr pro-
duced his play "The lion tnian " and
in it he thus adverts to the ladies:
For their p nip and care being borsa
In triumph on m a .boulders.
The reference is doubtless to Buck-
ingham's sedan which was borne like
en rainiest When It Wai All User.
A Phrsician '
day to illustrati
v0us tension be
men. Atiout t
called upon to a
before a lot oi
male nurses e)
sighs and sympi
but when the li
the body they e
without a sign
reen men and wo-
months ago he was
putatc a man's leg
itudents and male
:he amputation the
essed their pity by
letic little whispers
b was parte I from
mined it curiously
pity for the sufferer
became his duty to
n's leg. The wo-
i on like so many
without so much as
i eyelid but when
severed limb they
faint and ilL Ar-
Varlona Sources r silk.
are several v;
The preacher tells you that you
mold marry for love and yet he
!tco married for money.
less. It! SWALLOWED BY AN ELEPHANT.
lite tipl Little Joe la Made l awful us a tryspepsia
muials in wir
'riving at the i
re the wonders
r year after
acute gastritis aud many means had
been tried to relieve her without
"It was tlnal ly discovered that
Beta had by some means wrenched
off an iron bar from her stall and as
it could not be found it was sur-
mised that she had swallowed it
and which accounted for the gastric
irritation of the valuable pachyderm.
"Mr. Hamiiiu saw that poor Beta
must soon succumb to the inflamma-
tion caused by such a large foreign
body and with ready wit resolved on
a unique plan to remove it. Attached
to his large winter hotel was a small
colored boy who went by the name of
Joe. He was but little larger than a
full-grown 'possum aud P. T. sent
for him and explained that he must
take a rubber tule in his mouth to
breathe through and with a rope
round his waist go down into the
elephant's stomach and get out that
bar of mm.
"Joe rolled his eyes and demurred
but he knew his employer too well to
refuse. Accordingly Joe wasanointed
with a pound of vaseline and Beta be-
ing safety gagged he was gently
pushed down the giant lesaphagus
head first a smooth stick well oiled
landed him at the bottom. Accord-
ing to instructions the boy soon gave
three tugs at the rope as he had
been instructed to be pulled out
again and sure enough tightly
clasped In Joe's hands was the offend-
ing and indigestible bar. It is need-
less to say that Beta's life was saved
and that Jim- was handsomely re-
warded for his cure of the valuable
elephant's indigestion. " St Louis
Woman In Adversity.
Women should be more trusted and
confided in as wives mothers and
sisters They have at quick percep-
tion of right and wrong and without
always knowing why read the pres-
ent tnd future read characters and
ccts designs and probabilities where
man sees no letter or sign. What
else do we mean by the adage
Hint her wit. ' save that woman has
a quicker perception and readier in-
vention than man? How often when
man abandons the helm in despair
woman seizes it and carries the
home-ship through the storm! Man
often flies from Dome and family to
avoid impendiug poverty or ruin.
Woman seldom if eVer forsook
home thus. Woman never caded
mere temporal calamity by suicide or
desertion. The nroud banker rather
than live to see his poverty gazetted
may blow out his brains and leave
wife and children to want protactor-
iMts Loviug woman would have coun-
selled him to accept poverty and live
to cherish his family and retrieve his
fortune. Woman should be coun-
selled and confined in. It i the
beauty and glory of her nature that
It instinctively grasps at and clings
to the truth anil t ijht
Reason man's greatest faculty
takes time to hesitate before it de-
cides; but woman's instinct sever
hesitates in its decision and is
scarcelv ever wrong where it has even
chances with reason. Woman feels
were man thinks acts where hs dc.
liberates hopes where he despairs
aud triumphs where he falls.
Intelligent but Cannot Li
ported from the public t
of a letter from C. G Davt
superintendent of the Alt
schools. Inquiring what can be
with one of their pupils. It is
that the pupil referred to is a boj
has been attending school for i
years and yet is unable to re
wr.ta In conversation and ap
ance the boy would Impress a
s Tver as being possessed of un
intelligence. Yet he is absol
unable to learn anything. Ic
connection Dr Dorln of the Imt
Asylum relates an incident of h
IfHNM child was attracted
drum used by a strolling mir
tempted. Ohio State Journal.
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