Luther Register. (Luther, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 29, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 9, 1915 Page: 4 of 8
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THE LUTHER REGISTER
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SURE TO FOLLOW.
Queer English Custom.
It Is customary In the Peak district
for the unmarried girls to peer
through the keyhole of the house early
mi St Valentine's morning before any
one else in the house is astir. They
believe that if this is done fasting,
omens of the year to come will he
seen For instance, should a cock and
hen pass together, the girl may he
sure that she will be married ere
the year Is out; if she sees a robin
alone it is a sign that she will have
a fortune left her; if u sparrow flies
up to the door and pecks about as
though for crumbs, she may take it
as a warning to be careful, und that
her good name will be in danger un-
less she take heed; while, if a hen
stroll by, It Is a sign that she will
be an old maid.
Discovered Jules Verne,
iletzel, tho French publisher, dls
covered Jules Verne. Iletzel began
with Verne by a life contract, guar
amoving an annual sum of J-1,000
which seemed immense riches to the
unknown writer. It was not ut all
proportionate to tho rapid success
and sale of his books throughout tho
known world. Jules Verne was con-
tent with his bargain and for many,
many years furnished dutifully liis two
volumes a year. At his death ho left
several more finished, or nearly so,
which explains the continued appear
auce of new works tearing his name.
Hotzel took pains to provide the writer
who was layiug golden eggs for him,
with a yacht and all other appurten-
ances necessary or useful to stimulate
his inventive powers.
meninns, two millions Georgians, and
the remainder are Turks, Kurds, Per-
sians and members of minor nation-
alities, varying In race, language and
creed. It bus been estimated that no
fewer than sixty languages are cur-
rent In the Caucasus between Mount
Elbruz and Mount Ararat.
India's Aluminum Wealth.
India offers a great field for future
supplies of aluminum. There are
great deposits of luterlto and buuxito
from which aluminum is derived. It
Is said that tho Indian product could
be placed on the market at a llgure
but little more than half that of the
present quotation. Tho use of this
metal Is handicapped by tho cost at
present, and If the metal could bo
secured at a lower cost Its field of
usefulness would be greatly expanded.
There are many comparatively ac-
cessible points where factories for tho
extraction of aluminum could be lo-
Credit is an estimate of your ca
pacity to worry ubout paying your
bills which is held about you by a lot
of total strangers. Credit Is also a be
lief held of your ability to pay for
something long ufter you huve ceased
to derive any benefit from it Credit
Is likewise a gauge of yout willingness
to deceive yourself into the belief you
cun afford to buy something because
you cannot pay cash for it. If every
body paid cash there would be no
bond Issues, no huge clerical forces,
no national debts, no armies or inili
tary systems, no schools such as exist
toduy, no war, no degenerate fash
Iona—nothing but plain, everyday iiv
Ills. Credit enables evet.sbody to li-
ft fictitious existence. Nothing exceed-
Cities With Nine Lives.
The teaching of history Is that a
city is hard to kill. For instance,
lamdon has been decimated five times
by plagues, In addition to visitations
of typhus, cholera and other epidem-
ics. She lias been burned more or
less several times. Paris has gone
through eight sieges, ten famines, two
plagues and one fire which devastated
it. Rome has been swept by pesti-
lence no fewer Ilian ten times. She
has been twice burned and six times
driven to submission by starvation.
Constantinople has been burned out
nine times and has suffered from four
plagues and five sieges.
Poisonous Snakes Disappearing.
The uon-poisonous, harmless snakes
are rapidly destroying the poisonous
serpents throughout the world, say ex-
perts on reptile life. In a fight to a
finish, it is declared, a whole nest of
venomous rattlers" would have lit-
le chance against a single husky
Flovverc Bloom on Icebergs.
Arc ie explorers often ; t
covery of flowers blooming on Icebergs
The explanation of tl i. i ; follows
It appears that so.no animals carp
°n their feet n growth of moss, whlc!
is deposited on the ice while it is at-
tached to the mainland in polar re
giuns. In time this decays and form
a shallow soil in which tile seed of
buttercups and dandelions often find a
lodging, borne by currents of wind
that doubtless caught them up in some
southern clime. These take root and
bloom when the great gleaming ice-
berg floats out to sea and is carried
southward, where the soft winds melt
the surface and give the plants the
moisture they need.
Land of Babel.
The region of Transcaucasia has
the most curious mixture of races of
any district tn the world. It is, indeed,
a huge ethnological museum. Of its
ten million inhabitants only half a mil-
lion are Muscovites, though all. of
course, are subjects of the czar. Four
millions aj-o Tartars, two millions Ar-
Baseball Girl—All is over between
js. Here is your ring.
The Man—I ain to understand,
then, that our engagement is at an
Baseball Girl—Exactly I I give
fou your release, and expect to sign
t new man the latter part of the
“We want posterity to feel that it
Mves a great deal to us,” said the
I don t know about its owing
much (o us,” replied the politician"
•But after we get through piling up
lobts, posterity is going to feel that
t owes a great deal to somebody.”
“I ought to operate. Do you think
you can stand it?” asked Doctor
“Oh, 1 guess so,” answered Ducks-
Worth, bravely. “I’ve got a pretty
good nerve, Doe.”
“Ahem I I was not referring par-
ticularly to your nerve, my dear fek
ow, but to your bank account.”
Buyers to Share in Profits
Dawson-Rogers Lbr. Co.
Agents for Ford Cars
Luther and Arcadia
Automobile Supplies for Sale
Also full stock of
Lumber, Sash and Doors,
Lime and Cement, Sand,
Chat, Paints, Oil and Gas
Mrs. E. A. Jayne is very ill
from an attact of heart troupleat
her home in Edmond.
William Pendley, age 35, of
Spencer, died Saturday week at
tho home of his porents.
John Lynch of Wellston died
last Wednesday in the sanitarum
at Norman, where he had been
taken on account of ill health.
Darwin H. Hull, 82 years of
age, died Friday night at the
home of hie daughter, Mrs. E. S.
Malone 4 0 0 West Thirteenth
street Oklahoma City. Mr, Hull
was an eighty-niner and was. well
Bacon—You know Froude says
you cannot dream yourself into a
character; you must hammer and
forge yourself one.
Egbert—Yes, and be accused of
“knocking” and then arrested for
MODERN LIFE AND HEALTH
Medical Journal Reports That in 8om*
Cases World Seems i« Show
“Here’s a doctor claims housework
will cure almost any woman’s nu-
“Sort of dishpanaeca, so to speak.”
Change for Worse.
QUITE THE CONTRARY.
In 18*3 the mortality of diphthe-
ria in New York was 85 per cent.
Today it is about 25 per cent. Since
the introduction of the Flexner anti-
meningitis serum the mortality from
rerebro-spinal fever has been reduced
from between TO and 80 to 23 per
In the sixties, seventies and eight-
ies typhus fever was almost epidemic
Wellston News: “Miss Under-
wood who was formerly chief
operator of the local telephone
exchange, who now lives with
her parents at Holden, Mo., ar-
rived here Sunday, and will re-
main a couple of weeks visiting
numerous friends here and at
“I understand Blohsou is a hard
“You are mistaken. He drinks
without Hie slightest difficulty.”
“One ship a year is sufficient naval
program for me,” he asserted.
H 18 IDEA.
Bacon—I heard that Miss Fussan-
feather complaining of her high
color and wondering what would re-
Egbert—Well, I read the other
day that two parts of ammonia to
one of turpentine will soften old
paint and make >ts removal easy.
in New \ ork. In J 8113 there were
4(5 cases. Since 18113 there have
liecn only four cases in the city.
Fulgurating, or 'black” smallpox
is no longer seen.
Hr. Edward Waitzinger reports
that in his large hospital practice he
has not seen a single case of true
cholera infantum in fifteen years.
On the other hand, remarks the
New York Medical Journal inciting
these changes for the better, there
lias been an enormous increase in
cardiovascular diseases—those affect-
ing the heart and urteries—includ-
ing kidney troubles.
There has been a steady increaso
in cancer, while nervous diseases and
insanity are notably more prevalent
than they ever were before.
You will find that Chamber-
' lain’e Cough Remedy has reeog.
nized advantages over most
medicines in use for coughs and
« colds. It does not surpress a oold
j but loosens and relieves it. It
aids expectoration and opens the
secretions, which enables the
system to throw off a cold. It
counteracts any tendancy of a
cold to result in pneumonia. It
contains no opium or other nor-
cotic, and may be given to a
child as confidentially as to an
adult. For sale by all dealers, 4t
The Gideons, a Christian as-
sociation of traveling men, are
arrangin to put 250 pibles in the
hotels of Oklahoma City.
‘‘The Best Laxative I KliowOf.”
“1 have sold Chamberlain’s
Tablets for several years. Peo-
ple who have used them will take
nothing else. I can reoommend
them to my customers as the
best laxative and cure for con-
stipation that I know of,” writes
Frank Strouse, Fruitland, Iowa.
For sale by all dealers.—Adv.
Let the Luther Register figure with
you on those Horse and Jack Bills
for spring. Our prices are right.
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