Anadarko Daily Democrat. (Anadarko, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 222, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 29, 1902 Page: 2 of 8
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CHICAGO WOMAN WHO HAS BEEN ELECTED PRESIDENT
OF INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN UNION.
Mrs. Alice II. Piitiinm o Chicago
hns been electeil president of the In-
ternational Kindergarten union. The
election was held nt Iloaton where
tho organization however was con-
ferred upon a western woman. The
other ofllcors chosen were: Vice
Presidents Mrs. Lallah II. Plngree
rrotllglone Forco n( a Cyclone.
Careful estimates of the 'force of n
cyclone and tho energy required to
keep the full-Hedged hurricane In ac-
tlo operation reveal tho presenco of
a power that makes tho mightiest of-
forts of man appearas nothing In com-
parison. A force fully equal to over
400000000 horse power wa estimated
an developed In a WeBt Indian cyclone.
This is nbout fifteen times tho power
than can ho developed by all the
means within the range of man's ca-
pabilities during tho same time.
AHtcntors unit Crocodiles.
The Alligator never leaves fresh
water while tho crocodile often goes
to sea and In tho West Indies has
sometimes been found many miles
from land heading directly for an Isl-
and possibly out of sight.
GEN. BRUGERE HEAD OF THE FRENCH ARMY TO PAY
A VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES.
HI! CTttjTROGaffi?i It
fl 1 I COrcniUTDER-W-CHIEF I N
flK Hal 1l r THt . J?. Hi
At the head of the P;cnch mission
to attend tho dedication of tho Ilo-
cltambeau monument In Washington
as officially announced Is tho iinmo of
Uen. IJrugere tho comuionder-ln-vhlef
uf Franco's army and vice presi-
dent of tho superior council of war
Ocii. llrugere Is regarded as tho strong-
est man In tho French army of
Boston and Miss Nora A. Smith New
York; corresponding secretary and
treasurer Miss Fannlebell Curtis
Brooklyn; recording secretary Miss
Evelyn A. Holmes Charleston S. C;
auditor Miss Harriet Niel Washing-
ton D. C. Mrs. Putnam has long been
prominent In kindergarten work.
Ilend Speeches of Statesmen.
The small attention paid to most
speakers In tho senate and house of
representatives is often commented on
by visitors to the galleries. But while
speakers nre not listened to they are
read. A great many senators and rep-
resentatives read not only newspaper
reports of congressional proceedings
but tho official report contained in the
Record as well. They devote the first
hours of tho morning to this labor.
llcnt from a Htnr.
The star Arcturus the hottest of
celestial bodies gives us as much heat
as a standard candle six miles away.
This fact was ascertained by the radi-
ometer an instrument which will
show the amount of heat given oft
from a man's faco at 2000 feet dis-
tance. to-day. Since ho was "discovered" by
President Cartiot less than ten years
ago and mado secretary general at tho
Elysee ho has steadily advanced In
positions of great Importance Includ-
ing that of Governor of Paris during
the critical times following the return
it Dreyfus from Devil's Island until
he lm3 hecomo tho chief of tho ttrmy.
APES AS LABORERS.
PUNTERS OF PERU COULD NOT DO
Intelligent anil Industrious the Anlmili
Cnn Do fitoro Work In a (liven Time
Than Three Men Methods of Llirlp-
"Perhaps the mofet Interesting crea-
tures In Peru are the upes" said
Dwlght Darrington to a Denver Post
reporter In tho odlco of Philip Hitch-
ujck of tho Wabash railway yesterday.
Mr Harrington has an extensive plnu-
t..tlon In eastern Peru. Ho is traveling
for pleasure across the continent.
"For centurlcb past these rcmnrk-
able animals have been performing
work which Is usually supposed to re-
quire human intelligence" continued
he. "Naturalists accredit the horse
dog and elephant with possessing more
Intellect than all other dumb animals
but I believe tho Peruvian apes sur-
pass all brutes. In the huge nut for-
ests of my adopted country the apes
aro of Inestimable value. With alnaz-
ing celerity they pick tho rich nuts
from the dark trees saving much time
and expense. Men cannot do the work
in thrice tho time required by tho nimble-fingered
"My plantation near the Ucayali riv-
er contains 700 acres of which nn even
hundred Is In nut trees. I have forty
apes to do tho picking for me. Two na-
tive foremen havo charge of tho hairy-
bodied nut gatherers. I havo a huge
comfortnble cage for the apes large
enough to nccommodnte 100 of them.
Into this they march every night.
Each morning early when the paro-
quets and scarlet finches begin to
scream the foremen open tho doors of
the cage and out troop the apes chat
"They arc permitted to eat and
drink for ten minutes and then led oft
to the grove selected for the day. Four
apes aro sent up ench tree and every
quartette has a big basket ni the bot-
tom. "Wlille tho foremen sing and play
upon their mouth organs strolling
from tree to tree and noting progress
the apes pluck tho nuts with great
rapidity. After several hours the don-
key wagons nppenr with more baskets
and remove those already loaded with
nuts to the big bins In the storehouse.
Thero Is then a brief cessation of
"'Sometimes I go out with my violin
nnd play a bit. Our apes are excep-
tionally fond of music as I suppose
all apes arc. On my approach they
chatter eagerly and group themselves
around me. I play tunes of all kinds
but never fail to close with something
lively and spirited. I clap my hands
point to the trees and depart on my
mule. The apes take the hint and the
empty baskets seek the unpicked trees
and begin picking with renewed vigor.
"Wo always treat them kindly. Pun-
ishment for mischievous conduct Is
severe but rarely necessary. Some-
times tho wild apes attack the planta-
tion In bands and do much harm. The
dogs give warning day or night nnd
wo shoot the intruders mercilessly.
After they have been repulsed and
somo killed we take our apes to the
spot In solemn procession. We show J
them tho dead and bloody bodies of
their friends. Then we lock them up
for a day more.
"The lesson produces an indelible
impression upon them. Tney learned
long ago that all animals must be sub-
servient to man. They evince rage at
tho sight of a wild monkey. They are
most valuable servants nnd enable the
planters to malto handsome" Incomes
which would bo Impossible with solely
Deception of Chinese.
Mr. Clark was telling how the Chl-
neso endeavor to evade the present
exclusion law and of the large num-
ber who because of tho decision o' the
supreme court holding that tho child
born In this country of Chinese par-
ents Is an American citizen claim to
have been born here. There were he
said Instnnces where Chinamen forty
years of ago had endeavored to get
in on the ground that thoy wero the
minor children of Chinese parents re-
siding In this country. "It Is nn abso-
lute fact" ho continued "thntthe rec-
ords of tho California courts show that
one Chinese woman out thero Is the
mother of no less than flvo hundred
Thouclit right Wui Com'n.r.
A Fifeshlre farmer gave his herd
laddie Jamie a ticket to admit him to
a sacred recital In a neighboring town.
The farmer was greatly surprised to
find his servant In the kitchen long
before tho conclusion of the perfcrm-
ance nnd upon asking him why he
had returned from the recital Jamie
replied: "Weel malster ae man yon-
der began to sing 'I'm the King of
Glory then anlther said he 'was thu
King of Glory" and when I saw three
Ithcrs standln' up an sayin they were
tho Kings o' Glory' I kent thero was
to ho a fecht so I cam awn an left
thorn to finish It anion themsel's."
THE IIUMOR OF LIFE.
10KE8 AND JESTS GROUND OUT BY
THE OFFIOIAL HUMORIST-).
Im Captain Has III. Own Idea of
rlrntei Ft Klplalni IIU Sramlnc
Discourtesy Professional Men Tell of
Ilnil a Ue for III m.
Tho photographor labored Indus-
triously. He got out a Jumplng-Jack
and various other toys and In the
course of halt an hour or so he had
the baby crowing and laughing. Then
he took the picture.
"You're a wonder" said the father.
"I flatter myself" returned the pho-
tographer "that I am pretty good at
"The best over" asserted the father.
"If you can do that with the baby as
a regular thing I'd give you board and
lodging free Just to have you In my
Naturally Ho Was Interested.
"You talk mighty glib about the cor-
ruption In this ward" interrupted a
sallow faced man In tho audience.
"What business Is It of yours? Havo
you got any permanent Investments In
"Yes I have" thundered .the orator.
"Fellow citizens I once lent that man
He was not interrupted again.
Talk OTcr tlie Telephone.
"Do vyou believe that man will over
be able to talk over tho telephone
"Pshaw man! What's the matter
with you7 I beat that all hollow yes-
terday whan the local company's agent
called to persuade me to put one in
ray hout. We talked over tho tele-
Iihone for an hour without even talk-
ng on the same line!"
A Troublesome Trio.
"The most troublesome member of
ray flock" said the parson ''is a young
woman who wants n husband."
"My most troublesome client" said
he lawyer "Is a middle-aged woman
Vvho wants a divorce."
"The most troublesome patient 1
have" said the physician "Is a spin-
j.ter of uncertain age who doesn't know
lvhat she wants.'
The Discration of Tat.
Priest Put didn't you see mo hur-
fylng after you beforo you ran Into
that saloon? Why didn't you stop
long enough for me to speak to you?
Pat (wiping his mouth with the
back of his hand) Sure your Mver-
ence I had only 'the price of one
A Hoflon Girl.
Granger You would hardly
Miss Polo a very -warm-hearted
Farmer Warm-hearted? On
contrary sb Is awfully cold. If she
should shod a tear you may be sure
It would be a hailstone.
All In Imagination
Young Husband I'm Just about dead
putting down this carpet.
Wife Tho carpet Ib not heavy.
"No but I have to work In such a
"Nonsema! Just imagine you are
on your bicycle."
Tarown Against It.
"Ho Is satiufled now that this 13 a
.hard hard world."
"Why ho's rich and has everything
he could wish for."
"I know but he's been thrown out
of his automobile several times late-
ly." All Hindi of rirnto.
Miss nonu.ntlque (on shipboard)
Dh! by the way captain were you
ever boarded by a pirate?
Capt. Gruffer-Yes nnd she charged
me $5 a day for a room on the sixth
Gladys Why la. It that ministers
usually mtrrr ee young? -
Harold Okv tfcftt's the only game of
cbatico they're nflowed to play. Puck.
The father of the three children
Alice May Burst James Wood Durst
and Henry Will Burst Is evidently re-
lated to a dynamite factory.
And Ho Hot It.
"You havo a lovely hand" remarked
the youth as he grasped the fair maid-
en's hash mixer.
"Do you really think so?" she
queried in a torie ihat was calculated
io push him over the hurdle
"That's what" answered the unsus-
pecting victim of clrcumitnnces. "I
admire n beautiful hand but mine I
apt to be mistaken for a ham. "I wish
I had one like yours.''
"Then" suggested the willing maid
"what's the matter with bracing up
and asking for it?"
P. S. Tiny are now selecting the
- The I'roper A4Jectlre.
Miss Mobile Well Martha how Is
your husband now?
Martha Po'ly miss po'ly. He's got
that exclamatory rheumatism.
Miss Mobile You mean Inflamma-
tory rheumatism Martha. Exclama-
tory Is to cry out.
Martha (with solemn conviction)
That's It mum that's It! He don't do
nothing but holler." Christian Regis-
ter. Heady for the Dramatltt.
Husband That Is strange! Hero
arc four of Clyde Fitch's plays print-
ed In this morning's paper.
Wife How Is that?
Husband Well there's n klepto-
maniac story on tho front page a will
contest on the second a funeral on
the third and a christening on tho
Not That Kind.
Clerk Here Is some delicious cough
Miss Wlselelgh But I haven't a de
Money Not Loft.
Mr. Lakeside gloomily) Tho book-
keeper has run off with all my money
and we may havo to go to tho poor-
house. Mrs. Lakeside No need of that my
dear. We'll get a divorce and you
marry the woman who got $50000 out
of you In thnt breach of promise suit
and I'll marry the bookkeeper.
Thoazlit.lt Was Millinery.
"What's that bill: 'To flowers for
church $G89?' asked tho treasurer of
the official board.
"That Is for the Easter flowers" ex-
plained tho chairman.
"What did you do? Try to got a
hat for the building?" Judge.
Drug Clerk We don't happen 'lo
have the drugs named In this prescrip-
tion but we havo others Just as good.
Customer I suppose that's all right;
but what a fool I was to pay the doc-
tor $3 for that prescription. That'
what bothers me.
The loieutor's Modern Way.
"I am writing a story of a strug-
"It won't do" answered the abrupt-
ly ciltlcal friend. "Inventors don't
struggle nowadays. They let the peo-
ple who are eager to buy stocks do
For Future Reference.
'Aunt Alice were you very bad when
you wero little.?"
"No Indeed my dear! I tried to be
"Well I think It's much better to be
bad so as to have something Interest-
ing to talk about when you grow up."
No Intention to I.evs.
Stern Parent I supposo you are
awaie young man that I ceaso to pro-
vide for ray daughter when she leaves
Suitor Oh yci; we havo settled
about that Berthan and I. We have
decided to make our home with you.
"When I was your age I didn't have
the advantages you have" said the fa-
"Well father" replied the son "If
too late to kick about It now. You
should have thought about those
things at the time."
The Count's Impression.
Edlih- They say her husband th
count acts dreadfully.
Ethel Ye; items to think ho wsi
admitted to tho rJnlted States fro c
Bad Not Reached the Limit.
Customer This steak Is the toughi
est thing I've ever had here waiter.
"Walter (confidentially) Then you
ain't tried our roast chicken Mr
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