The Daily Democrat. (Anadarko, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 21, Ed. 1, Wednesday, February 13, 1907 Page: 2 of 4
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FROM A PROGRAM
Surprising Career of La
The most beautiful woman In the
world has now tnken hur place na
queen of the Metropolitan opera house.
When n Cnvallerl recently made
her delmt aa n member of llorr Con-
lolri's famous constellation Now York
endorsed the verdict of Homo Milan
Berlin Paris St. Petersburg and Vi-
enna that liora was u beauty audi us
Jiari seldom been seen before and cer-
tulnly novor su--mreri.
Heller atlll talent came with It. No
one ever heard of Director Conreld or-
furl tin such undoubted leautlea aa
Cleo de Merorie or Otero $1200 nlght-
ly to display their charms In Ida operu
liouie. She who would ahlne there
muat be able to charm the oar hi well
n I he eye.
Moro than any other artlat now be-
fore the public 1m Cavalieri comhlnea
ability to do the two tilings.
I'or ten yeara Ia Cuvnllerll hna
ranked In u class by herself and when
Mho passes the chiu will probably k)
for Dame Nnture la aehlnm so gener-
ous at to Hive a great voice lit addition
to aurimaalrig lovellueaa. There have
been at t ho Metropolitan opern lionao
othor aliiHura who wore good to look
upon. Tho HtRtueM(ue Hiioh of Km ma
Knnioa the lmughty beauty of Brevnl.
tho chic charm of Alteu and Frltzl
Bclieff tho ample pulchritude of Nor-
illou the atntellneaa of Lehmnuii and
tho Teutonic attractions of tho blonde
Gnriikl nil or theae have made their
tippoal to the oyo.
Hut with Ui Cavallorl tho beauty la
not merely Incidental. It la an ravish-
lug. to Irraiclble that none can with-
Itoyal knoe havo bent boforo thla
Hiipuib ItnllRii woman Jewel have
been lavished upon her ixitentnton
have olTered their protection and
triinutlng multitudes of her own beau-
ty loving countrymen have acclaimed
her queen of tho ItallHii atnge.
Yot the has not been content to
rout her reputation alone on her
bounty. With na much ambition aa
though alio had been the moat 111 fa
vol (Ml of women ahe haa atudled hard
and hni developed a repertoire that
Include many dllllcult modern role
It la not entirely surprising that hav-
ing thla extraordinary attraction of
fnc niul llguro Ln Cnvallerl ahould
have a pteferaaro for the opera co-
quettes In which alio can dlaplny her
boautlea to the beat advantage.
She la fond of Cnrmeii. the beautiful
but vIcIouh heroine of lllot'H opern
alio alnga the liutterlly Mlml In Pile
elnl'a tuneful "lt lloheme;" alio la a
brilliant Nedda In Leoncavallo's "Pag
llacel;" and la alao famoua In "Toon'
"FiMlora" "Travlata" and "Manon
It will bo noted that nenrly all these
parta are thoae of herolnea who are
repreaented aa having possessed won
dei ful bonuty and coquotry.
In Europe Ln Cnvallerl haa made
such parta so dlatluctlvely her own
that other alugora alirlak from Making
l.lko inaiiy other groat artists ha
Cavalluii came up from the gutter
Not so many jenrs ago alio v.ub a
barefoot girl niiinliiK around tli-
Hlrueta of Homo u beautiful child with
n passion for music.
Hers wan tho humble lot of selling
piogruniB to the jiatioiiH of a lloman
theater. Ono night young Carlo dl Hu
dial son of tho Italian proiulor cnught
a gllnipso of the girl's face and on
questioning found that alio possessed
the gift of song.
HIb Interest aroused lie found out
her address visited her family and
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OF GRAND OPERA
Cavalieri the Most Beautiful
asked permlaalon to have her educa-
ted In muslo.
Then ahe was transplanted to tho
atudloa of the beat musicians who
found that her voice waa In a class
with her woudiotm beauty.
In no time ahe could sing Freurh
chansons with a marvelous cluirni
and when I'nrls called for the new
queen of music and beauty Ln C.ivn-
llerl went to the French capital and
scored an enormous hit.
Thla waa gratifying but It waa not
the career tho tall Italian had pluimi d
for herself. Mingled with the woiidir
ful beauty was a genuine love of art
She wished to slug tho roles written
by her Idolized modem Italian com
posers and the success of I'nrislnn
music hulls ami the adoration of tho
Jeuuease doreo would not compensate
her for loss of n genuine musical ca-
reer. So she forsook I'nrls ntul wont to
Italy to iniiko her deput In Brand
She first appeared In Naplos and tho
rolo was Mlml. Her success wna in-
atantnnooiis and waa followed by n
triumphal tour of HiisbIh In which
grand dukoa Jostled each other In the
scramble to lay thoir wealth at her
In St. I'otorsburc and Moscow hn
Cnvallerl received enough nduhitlon I
to turn tho bond of any woman but no
offor of marriage no mntter how j
billllnnt could change her love of the
stage and alio resolutely stuck to her I
ha Cavnlterl Is n very Intelligent '
woiiinn with powers of observation
and Btrong personal Irie.is about
things. She had not In en In this conn
fiPmttmm H-... ..J.J... wi
try moro thnn a fow days bofore sho
IiriI formal her estimate of American
Sho was amazod nt their splendid
lienlthfulness nnd lino eyes nnri mailo
'no secret of her opinion that In point
of flguro nnri cnrrlago they fur out-
stripped the boaulloa of Kurope.
"Ilut" alio said "they do not know
how to nuiko tho mot of thetr nttuic-
tlons. Thoy havo no coquotry."
That which & Cavalieri snys Amer-
ican women lnck sho hcrsolf haa to n
conspicuous degree. She Is a mlatresj
of ovory ncconiplishniont every facial
chango ovory nuivoment ovory grace
that will add to her attraction.
Her oyos are largo soft and brown.
Their oxprosslon Is gentle nnd belle a
somowhnt nggroselvo hint conveyed In
tho polso of her hoail which is always
carried well back with tho chin up-
lifted. In tho depths of hor oyos is soon nil
tho magnetism of n woman who If she
wlllod to use hor power wrongly could
accomplish most any cntastropho.
Her eyes woro shnilod by tho most
marvelous pair of eyolnshos that droop
to her chocks In tho occasional times
whei. sho droops her oyos.
Cavallorl has not tho brown Italian
skin. Hors Is crenmy and she watches
over It with solicitous enro. Hor fa-
vnrlto bath Is hot wator hot as possl
ble. This sho considers tho host help
to tho skin. The milk bath whlcn
Annn Held bollovos In ns tho ideal
skin tonic Ln Cavallorl sponks of with
illsgust ns sticky nnd unpleasant. Sho
Is afraid of cold wator.
In protecting hor $1200 n night
beauty Ln Cavallorl has no fUod rules.
Sho cats sparingly goes out when sho
wants to takes plenty of exorcise and
n llboral amount of sloop. Sho also
preaches a proper amount of work as
nn oxcollont moans of keeping the
mind pleasantly occupied nnd avoiding
the wrinkles that come with care.
Tho famous prima donna Is tall full
five feet six inches.
la strcot costumo sho Is a bit do-
celvlng. Ono would tako nor to b
Blonder nlmoBt to loanness. Hut when
tlic wonderful flguro la unfolded to
public gnzo thiou-h a decollete gown.
It Is seen to be the very perfection of
feminine beauty. Her nrma are per-
fectly rounded and her neck and
Bhoulders would fit the dream of a
scuptor n Cnvallerl attributes tho
fn.tlUoss tbioat to the Tact that alio
never mufllcn up.
Jlost singeis keep tho throat cov-
ered all the time but Ln Cavalier! has
It 1 r even in the wlntor time. Her
furs never cross It and In the ooldost
nt.d stormiest of nights the most sho
hrs over It Is n piece of thinnest lnco.
I.n Cnvallerl hi a pupil of Jean db
Hesike whom sho ndmlrou as tho
greatest of sliiRors.
Their Employment In Chilean Town
I Attend Well to Their Work.
I The most remarkable- feature of tho
Valparaiso street car systom Is its
conductors; thoy are women Bays tho '
f Los Angeles Times.
i Tho sex Is nlso omployed ln like ca- J
paclty ln Santiago and all tho othor
cities of Chile that havo horso or
I electric trams. This practice sprang I
into being nt tho timo of tho revolution
of 1S91 when men and money woro
Bcarco and women plontiful. Having
apparently given satisfaction to their
otnplojcrs during the Intervening
yearB they are still rotalnod.
The (list women conductors woro
snld to have been young nnd protty
nnd to linvo been dressed In natty uni-
forms. Tradition even goes furthor
nnd snys that at that time youth and
good looks wero a part of tho "on-
franco requirements." In tho light of
' the present this scorns hnrd to be-
lieve. It Is also recorded that after a
whllo tho natty uniforms woro
dropped nnri it is Just posslblo that
' the apochryplial "youth nnd beauty"
I clauho was stricken out nt tho samo
To-day Judging from whnt I havo
soon In a somowhnt painstaking sur-
vey of tho situation I would sny that
tho possession of youth nnd beauty
far from bolng n requirement was now
tho moans of earning n flat dlsquallll-
cation. Tho customary dioss of a lady
tram conductor of to-day Is a broad- I
biimmod clouch lint a short Jnckot
with tho alcoves turnod back an Inch
or two nnd n short black skirt always
hanging with a heavy port or star-
Thoy are nolthor fllrtatlour nor pru- i
dish nnd no scandals nre heard about
them. To n foreigner It is nn inter-
esting bight to obsorvo tho strcot car
girl to noto how capably she mon-
ngos hor car nnd tho quint business-
like way In which she goes through
tho routlno of collecting feres giving
change discharging pnssongors and
soolng that 4ho rulo regarding tho
number admitted Is not broken.
Bottled Dollar Fished From Sea.
His bustnosn card on which David
Schmld of- Clayton wrote nn offor of
$1 for its return to him placed in a
wlno bottlo nnd thrown Into tho At-
lantic ocoan Juno G Inst haB been
roturnod to him In n letter fiom H.
nuso of Wndobridge Cornwall Eng-
land. Tho finder wroto that ho found
tho card November 1 In Padstow
harbor near Bristol channol.
Mr. Schmld is cnshlor of tho St.
Louis County bank nt Qlnyton. With
others ho wont to Gofrnnny last
spring. Ono day wlno wns sorved to
tho party. Tho empty bottlo suggest-
ed floating mossagos to Mr. Schmld.
nnri writing tho rinto nnd offer on
his business card ho placed it ln tho
bottlo and throw It overboard.
"I will sond tho dollar of course"
said Mr. Schmld. "It Is lucky that I
didn't wrlto ?lu0 for I never ex-
pected to bo called upon to pay tbo
COYOTE CHASE IN AUTOMOBILE.
Denver Hunters With Hounds In the
Machine Bag Two In Short Time.
Speeding through the sagebrush ln
n big automobile at the rnto of forty
miles an hour In the early dawn close
at the heols of a frightened coyote
was the experience of J. C. McOlll. 15.
Linn Mnthewaon and a Mr. Peril o this
morning aaya tho Denver Post.
The suggestion of hunting coyotos
in nn automobile came to the trio
from having run near the nninmls of-
ten when out in the country without
frightening them. They started at
daybreak for n hunt.
"Wo rnn the nnlmnls down" said
Mr. McOlll "and tho dogs did tho rest.
We coucealod three big Kusslan wolf
hounds bolonglng to Mr. Pedro in the
nuto until we would spy one of the an-
imals. Wo knew If they saw the rings
that they would nevor permit us to get
"When wo would find a coyote he
wna generally looking at us In nmnse-
mont. Ho would Btnnd and gnze at us
aa long as wo did not make straight
for him. So we ran at him In cir-
cuitous ways. We would act as If wo
were going to pass him and ho would
stnud his ground but when near him
and Just renriy to pass I would turn the
mnchlno direct upon him and give it
a forty-mile Bpeod.
"Aftor wo had run tho first oty?
nbout a mile wo enmo upon him nnri
then Mr. Poriro threw his dogs out of
tho nuto and thoy picked tho tlrod an-
imal up before he had doubled forty
"The second coyoto wo only chnseri
nbout half n mllo. He Boon got tired
nnri the dogs picked him up In short
"Then wo struck n big stiong fellow
and gave him a chase. Ho was the
swlftost animal I ovur saw on foot
but we finally landed on him and
threw tho dogs out but ho oscnped
them. Ho fought llko Satan and the
dogs wero tlrod anyway. We did not
mind losing him so much as we had
nlrenriy bagged two of tho nnlmnlB."
ODDITIES OF THE FIGURE "9."
Mathematician Tells How the Largest
Digit Aids Bookkeepers.
Arthur Wilson tho clovorost math-
ematician and one of our ablest bank
examiners says: Thoro aro many
funny things about the numeral 9; one
that I romembor Is this:
0 times 0 plus 11.
9 tlmos 1 plus 211.
. 9 times 12 plus 3111.
9 tlmos 123 plus 11111.
9 tlmos 1231 plus 5 11111.
9 tlmos 1231G plus C 111111.
9 times 1234GG plus 71111111.
9 tlmos 1234C07 plus S 11111111.
9 times 12345G7S plug 9111111111.
9 tlmos 12340C7S9 plus 101111111-
111. Mr. Wilson nriris: Some bookkeop-
ors Instead of footing long and heavy
columns of figures tho second tlmo
provo their work by tho elimination of
5CG98 totnl digits 31; divided by 9
3 nnd -I ovor.
18973 total digits 28; divided by
3 and 1 ovor
42C79 total dlplts 28; divided by
3 and 1 over.
378G2 totnl digits 2G; divided by
2 and S ovor.
GI71G total digits 23; divided by
2 nnd 5 over.
Tho sum of tho
which divided by
over. Tho sum of
remainders Is 19
9 equals 2 niul 1
tho digits of tho
Brand total Is 28 which dlvldod by .9
equals 3 and 1 ovor. When tho Inst
noted remainders nre Idontlcnl (as in
this case each bolng 1) it is n proof
Hint tho 207.92S Is a correct total
tho samo prlnclplo applies of course
lo fifty numbers ns well ns five nnd l!i
n valuablo as woll as interesting way
of proving tho correctness of addition.
Lancia tho noted Itnllnn nutomo-
blllst was asked tho other day it ho
did not think motor racing too dongor-
ous. "Dnngorous yes" M. Lancia re-
plied. "Too dangerous no. For noth-
ing Hint bonoflts mankind and nuto-
mobiles bonofit mankind inoxprosst-
b)y Is too dnngorous for n man to
"I havo a good doal of contompt for
mon who aro not bravo to the point of
rashness. I nm llko a highwayman
who hold up n gasoline runabout on
tho outskirts of Rome.
'This highwayman stopped tho run-
nbout with n shot In tho air. Then ho
ran forth from the tomb that hnd con-
coaled him the hold-up happened on
the Applnn Way and found to his
surprise only u woman in tho llttlo
"'Whoro madam Is your husband?'
ho demanded sternly and suspiciously.
" 'Ho b undor tho seat sho nnower-
"'Thon' sold tho highwayman '1
won't tako nothing. It's bnd enough
to havo a husband like that without bo-
ing robbed Into tho bargnln.' "
On the Road.
It wns a few days aftor tho examina-
tion. Tho Fronch class had Just re-
ceived thoir papers and found them
corrected with tho usual method o
H for honor C for croriltablo P for
passed and' so on. Today honors
prevailed and accordingly mndomol-
solle beamed. Tapping lightly on tho
desk with her pencil sho leaned to-
"My pupils" she cried Joyfully "nh.
how you havo pleased mo! Such on-
couargementl Quel plalslrl I feel
you aro all upon tho road to HI"
IN BOTH BIG EARTHQUAKE3.
Crew of Steamer Uarda Experiences
Frisco and Valparaiso Horrors.
Tho captain and crew of tho Ham-
burg steamer Uarda had the uneoveU
od privilege of experiencing both tho
nn Francisco and the Valparaiso
On April 18 about 5 In the morning
ns the ship was approaching the Clold-
en Onto It win suddenly shaken vio-
lently. Tho captain Immediately or-
dered the engines reversed but tho
ship continued to qulvor. While ev-
ery one was wondering whr. the ship
had run against the pilot came on
board nnd told of the great earth-
quake Soon the clouds of smnko also
spoke of the ft es raging in tho
doomed city. The noxt day fugitives
began to come on board nnd during
the following ten days about 150 per-
sons wero dally fed. Then the steam-
er started homownrd.
On Aug. IS she was anchored In tho
harbor of Valparaiso. It was after
supper and the captain lay on his sofa
rending when suddenly the ship was
shaken so lolntly that the captain
wna tosned up and glasses fell from
the cupboards to be shattered on tho
floor. Tho first olllccr was shouting:
"Uarthquake! Another earthquake!'"
The ship continued to move up and
down so violently that ono could not
Btand. Then there was a pause fol-
lowed by othor earthquakes.
hooking landward a terrible sight
presonted itself. Tho city was in
ruins nnd tho crl-is of the people
mingled with tho dismal bowlings of.
tho dogs lent additional terror to tho
sight of tho city burning ln twenty
plnccs nt onco.
ORIGIN OF NURSERY RHYMES.
Some Very Familiar Lines Are Cen
Slang phrases In course of time bo-
come nbsorbcil into tho vernacular
Just In the samo .way that nonsense
rhynioB and nursory vorses become In-
stitutions says the London Chronicle.
Tako tho following examples The
"Mothor may I go out to swim?
Yes my darling daughter;
Hang your clothos on n hickory limb
And don't go near the water"
nro at least 1300 years old being"
found in tho book of Jests of tho sixth
contury compiled by literacies.
"Humpty Dumpty snt on a wall"
etc. hns come down to us from tho
days of King John. "Tim Hnbos In tho
Wood" dates fiom tho fifteenth cen-
tuiy being founded upon facts an old
house near Wuyland Wood Norfolk
having tho whole story In carvings on.
p mnntolpleco. "Little Jack Homer"
"Mttle Miss Muffott" "Old Mother
Hubbard" "Mothor Goose" and
"Goosey Goosey Gander" aro each
tr: conble to tho sixteenth century.
"Pussy Cat Pussv Cat whoro havo
you been?" belongs to the reign of
Queen Elizabeth. "Three Wind Mlco"
first nppenroil In a music book dated
1009. "A Froggle Would a-Woolnff
Go" wns licensed to bo sung as far
back nf IG50 "Iloys and Girls Coino
Out to Play" and "Lucy Locket Lost
Hor Pocket" both hall from tho period
of Chnrlos II. And last of all "Cin-rie-olla"
"Jack tho Giant Killer"
"Dluchoard" and "Tom Thumb" wero
published by their author Charloa
Porruult ln tho year 1C97.
WHAT A RACE SINGS ABOUT.
Each Nationality Has Its Own Range
of Favorite Ballads.
"It may or may not bo tho case that
n race's tenipornmcnt can bo Judged
from Its folk songs" said a traveler on
a trans-Atlnntle llnor tho other tiny
"but It Is Interesting to note the dif-
ference of subject muttor in tho wonga
o various peoplos.
"Tho Irishman for Instance Booms
to sing for the most part about his.
lady love. Hardly any of his songs
arc not addressed to his 'Somebody
"Tho Scot on the other hand slnga
about his country and Its history us a
rulo 'Scots Wha Hao' 'Ye Hanks nnd
Braes o' Uonule Doon' 'Loch Lomond'
and so on might bo taken as examples.
"Tho Englishman it Is interesting;
to noto sings about himself nil tho
time. His songs nre nbout his awn
glory his ships his mcu his' powor.
Ho rofers occasionally to old Englnnd
but only ns a plnco to be mndo famous
by his own prowess. Unllko the Irish
nnd tho Scot ho sings llttlo of his
women nnd his country's boautlos."
"Whnt about tho Amorlcan?" asked
n Now Yorkor who was proscnt.
"The new Amorlcan ns far as I havo
obsorvori" roplleri the traveler "sings
tho songs of tho country ho was born
in. Tho old American with nil ra-
sped to you sir sooms to ting almost
exclusively of tbo things ho hates
most tin nlggor." New York Timer.
"Suro ho's swoll!" oxchanged tin
Chlcagoan referring to a prominent
follow citizen. "Why his family's goi
monoy to burn."
"Ilut thoir blood" suggostod thu
Dcston girl "whnt of that?"
"Why thoy make oxtract o' boot an."
such llko out o" that. Nothin' novo'
goes to wusto in their slaugutai
Pat Guessed It.
A motorist who was touring In Ire-
land ono day mot a native on tho
road who was driving n donkoy and
enrt. Thinking ho would havo a lit-
tle fun nt his oxpenso ho began:
"What is tho difference Pat be-
tween your turnout nnd mine?"
Tho native looked at tho question sr
a minute or so and then replied:
"Not a great deal. The donkey's In
tho shafts In ono and on the seat In
Tho motorist asked no more coma-drumB.
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