Chandler Daily Publicist. (Chandler, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 119, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 18, 1903 Page: 4 of 4
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'h« re * never * sorrow om*a
hut after it cornea delight.
There’* never a sky to grey
B«Jt after it follows the blue:
'1 be-e> never a false filer.d found
Rift later "U :! find a true
Heft'l never a heart that tlTMlkl
Ho* after a while twill heal;
tft'l • e . • • n D f p|
IL.i after a laughter |»«-al
’i'hers’a never a *in so M.i k
Hut forgiveness Is found ;tt last;
fl hers'S never a weary day
Hu! sometime ’twill he ja«t;
'i'her**# never ;; night so «!;.rk
Hui after It follows the dawn
- Woman’s Liff.
T re v ; e . a * m se# wi.d
Hut after It follows a calm;
Thera a never a hurt no gieat
Hut aomewhere's provided a halm
T'. r-a neveri night »•..
I • - •• *•
There s never a shadow falls
Hut after it follows the light;
phant, but hts church bad to take tip
! the matter. He passed another bad
three day*, for there were those who
were inclined to think love and broken
candy went together. But when the
affair had been concluded the verdict
"We can't say that the deacon is
guilty as charged, but after this we
hope he won't leave any poetry with
his packages."—Amanda Clarkson In
GARMENTS OF BOSTON WOMEN.
The Deacon s Vindication
For two or three weeks a good part
of Horton county had been holding its
breath and waiting for the thunder-
bolt to fail, it had ‘been whispered
•about that Deacon Spooner, widower,
wan about to be sued for breach of
promise by Nancy Skinner, spinster.
No one could speak with authority,
but all gossiped and hoped that the
suit would materialize,
i It was known in a general way that
[Deacon Spooner had been paying
Nancy Skinner attentions. There
were vague rumors that she once rode
hom<* with him from the village; that
•he had recommended a cure for tooth*
Anbe; that she had knit and presented
him a pair of blue mittens; that he
Aad helped her out of a mud-hole in
jfront of her own gate; that she had
'aald he was the best singer in the
•church; that ho had praised the color
of her hair.
j All these things wore talked over
and mignMU d >
wrere ready to t;*i their dying oath
that there would b# a marriage
, As a matter of fact, the deacon
didn’t want to marry. He was just
’’being good” to a lone woman. As a
matter of fact, also, the old maid had
*10 hopes of catching him, but she
didn’t propose to have her heart brok-
en without holding somebody respon
eihle for damages.
| Likewise she had been told over and
over again that she was too old for
romance and that she couldn’t look for
love, and such things were calculated
do put her on her mettle,
j Gossip was right for once. Nancy
Skinner sued Deacon Spooner for
breach nr promise and laid her dam
MM at $20,000. That iuit was a big
ger thing than all the Fourths of July
for twenty years past. A circus came
along in the midst of the excitement
and attempted to compete with it with
* The county at once divided Itself
Into two fan ions, and whenever a
Nancy adherent met a deacon adher-
ent there was no com hoed during the
r*st of the day.
| Deacon Skinner had to answer to
more than the law. There was his
church, his children, and his fellow-
religionists. They demanded to know
by what moral or legal right he toyed
with an old maid’s heart, and his an-
ewers didn’t satisfy them.
He denied in the most solemn man-
ner that he had toyed. They had never
£*£ in the moonlight—never listened
to the whippoorwill. Their talk had
who had confidence in his cage. In
his opening address he talked of
wolves In sheep's clothing, hypocrites,
liars, broken-hearted women Bud-many
other things to sway the spectators,
and his listeners decided that the dea
con was a pirate in disguise.
Nancy had only one living witness to
Chicago Humorist Thinks *Ve May
Look for Startling Changes.
humorist of standing, relates that as
he we ng in a Boston trolley car,
the on!j male paeaenger in a a •
women, his eye was attracted by a
sign which read: "Half the people on
this car are wearing Hunker Hill
pants.” To this assertion Mr. Ford
fakes modest exception but we are
body will pretend to affirm that Mr.
Ford’s companions wore trousers.
o elegant a immunity a*
Boston, <i i e the recognised nether gar-
m.nt for gentlemen, but neither Mr.
Ford nor any other man is prepared to
a .'-ert with confidence that they did
not wear pants, either of the Ply-
mouth Rock, the Bunker Hill or the
VV ashington Elm variety. The w omen
of Boston are distinguished for their
progressiveness and their indepen-
dence. and# it is wholly conceivable
that they have been quietly experi-
menting. unknown to the general pub-
lic. but detected by the advertiser,
who could not repress his eagerness !
io spread the glad tidings Perhaps
at a given signal, not long distant, the
outer habiliments of the masquerade j
will he thrown off, and true Boston •
womanhood will stand revealed in her
emanenpated gladness. A well-fitting
pant.” as our clothing store friends
term it. is much more symmetrical
symbolic of the strides which woman
confidently expects to make in the
coming years — Roswell Field in Chi-
cago Evening Post.
Lai of Kilrudden.
i-fl Kilrudden with the flame red hair.
And the h**h blue.^yes that rove and dare.
And the open heart with never a care.
The nightingales of •jnlshkill.
"he rose that climbed the window sill.
The wind that roved and had his will.
And one white sail on the low sea hill,
\\ ere all she knew* of love.
Fn when the «torm drove In that day.
And her lover’s ship on the ledges lay.
An the cry was. "Who’ll go down the bay,
^ 1th half of the lifeboat crew’ away?”
Who should push to the front and say’,
”1 will be one. be others who may.”
But Lai of Kilrudden, born at sea?
The nightingales all night in the rain.
The rose that fell at her window pane,
And the scorn of the wolfish pirate in
Quelling her great hot heart in vain,
Were all she knew of death.
Kilrudden ford, Kilrudden dale,
Kilrudden ruined in the gale
That wrecked the coast Of Inlsfree,
Ami Lai’s last bed the plunging sea.
- Bliss Carman in New York News.
HUGE NEST OF FISHHAWK.
Nancy Skinner, spinster.
HAYer gone beyond windmills, light
nln« rod, and carpet rags and in shak-
ing hands with her ho had always been
careful not to squeeze any harder than
ho would in handling a ripe peach,
i Tho deacon made these assertions
and denials to his friends and his
lawyer, while Nancy simply set her
Jaw and said she would prove her case
at the proper time.
( Tho case came on al last. It wns
Just as the potato planting season had
arrived, hut not a farmer for ten
miles around minded that. He was
bound to be present at that trial If
potatoes went up to $3 per bushel in
Kofic/V lawyer looked like a maa
ird 'He was her hired man.
and he swore that he once heard Dea-
con Spooner tell her that she ought to
kill the worms in her plum trees with
She didn't depend on living wit-
nesses, however. She brought forward
written anil printed proofs of the dea-
con';-! perfidy. .She bad kept a diary
for several years, and It was full of
such extrai t as:.
"The deacon called again this after-
noon. He said one of his cows seem.t
to he sick. Asked me if I wasn't afraid
of tramps. I think I saw love in his
eyes as he uald Good night. Nancy.' "
After •about fifty extracts had been
read, each and every one of which
seemed to be u nail in .the deacon a
coffin and caused the spectators to
suck in their breath with a gasp, the
court excluded the diary.
Then Nancy played her trump card.
She produced from a paper box. where-
in It had reposed-for long weeks, a
slip of paper on which was printed in
good fair type:
It- Is Four Feet Across and Weighs
The giant nest of the American os-
prey, or fislihaw k. which has been
placed in the crotched lop of a pine
tree growing on a point of land jut-
ting into the lake near the main en-
trance to the Bronx zoological park
is attracting a great deal of attention
from the increasing crowds these
balmy days, says the New York
limes. The nest, which was secured
at Gardiner s island, off the eastern
coast of Long Island, has the shape
of a huge bowl, probably four feet
across and a yard high, and weighs
4U0 pounds. It is composed chiefly
°1 good-sized stick, and amdng the
other materials are pieces of broken
oars and wrecked boats, fishnets,
skeletons of quail, fishbones and a
long strand of barbed wire. The
huge neat also has a number of sub-
tenants, for about Its sides are built
the nests of three *palr of purple
grackles or blackbirds. The osprey
is not * a bird-killing hawk, although
it is well able to take care of itself
in encounters with other hawks and
will not allow them to approach its
nest. It is presumed that the wise
grackles made their home in the os-
prey’s nest for protection from other
Cut this whirligig out- very care-
fully and paste it on a square bit of
thin cardboard (a postal card would
dot. Let it dry, and then cut the
cardboard out round the w hirligig, and
with a tiny pin fasten it through the
c« nt< r to a bit of atfck for a handle.
This should be about the thickness
of a match and three times as long.
Now take hold of it by the handle
and slowly turn It from left to right,
and you will see that it appears to be
whizzing round and round at a tre-
If y-ou paint the white circles-very
carefully a bright red or a bright blue
the effeet w ill be still .better; only you
must not paint it until after you have
pasted it on the card and it is quite
visor instead. This may seem im-
possible or foolish, but by experiment-
ing you will find that dividing by 'two
you will bring the same result as
multiplying by five, providing you
add a cipher to the quotient if the divi-
dend be an even number, or five if It
be odd. For instance, if you multiply
2734 by five, the product is 13,670.
What is still easier, divide 2734 by
two, which is done almost instantane-
ously. Then tack on your cipher and
you have 13,670. Try it with large
sums and see how much easier it is.
was chosen, for he knows that “Come”
means the first one. "Come in" the
second, "All ready” means the third
The Mouse in the Trap.
How to Play With Pins.
Stick pin—Place a pinehushion on a
table or a chair at the far end of the
room and give each player a pin.
Each player Is blindfolded in turn
and told to stick his pin in the cush-
ion. As he is bandaged at the end of
the room most distant from the pin-
cushion, and is not guided In any way
toward the goal, this will prove to
be no easy matter.
Pin point—For this game use a bas-
ket of apples, bananas, peanuts or bon-
bons. The starting point is marked
by the basket and the goal by a book
or anything that happens to be handy.
See that each person present has a
clean, new ‘pin. Every player has
three minutes in which to get apples
or other trophies out of the basket
and run around the room with them.
The fruit is, of course, speart-8 and
held Xjn the pin. The young person
who in three minutes’ time lands most
apples at the. goal is winner in the
Cut a piece of cardboard the size of I
a flve-cent piece. Draw a mouse in |
silhouette on one side and a trap on
the other, as shown in our picture..
Trick With Toothpicks.
Take three toothpicks. Call them
first,'second, third. Take one person
out of the goom. Then ask a person in
the room to point to one of the tooth-
picks. if she points to the first, say
“Come. ” If to the second, say "Come
in" and if to the third say "All ready.”
Then the person outside will come
in and point out the toothpick which
Bride Was Cautious.
The marriage of Mrs. Annie Mary
E. Zahm, 32 years old, and Thomas
Wood Stein, 42 years old, by Jus-
tice Murphy recently in Jersey City,
might not have occurred if Stein had
not, just before the ceremony, made a
will bequeathing to his wife several
pieces of unimproved real estate in
Mrs. Zahm said to the justice: “I
love Ml\ Stein, but I an not marry
him unless he makes his will. Life
is too uncertain.”
Stein remarked that a “willful wom-
an must have her way,” but said he
would make the will.
Mrs. Zahm declared she was not
"willful, but cautious.”
PITCHING A TENT FOR THE USE OF BOYS ON A.VACATION HOLIDAY
A Song of Duty.
Sorrow comes ;t.\<i sorrow* fan,
Life is flecked with shine and shower.
Now the tear of grieving flows
Now we Finite In happy ho
... happy hour;
Death awaits us, every one
• Toiler, dreamer. preacher, writer—
L«*t us, then, ere life be done
] Make tne world a little brighter!
Easier let us try to make them':
Chains, perhaps, our neighbor* wear,
Let us do our best to break them
From the straitened brain and mind
!x*t us loose the binding fetter,
i^et us. it* the I^ord designed.
Make the world u little better!
If you loved me
Ah I love you
No knife could cut
Our.love in two
What did the verse mean? She had
r ad it over a thousand times. She
had repeated the lines to herself by
day and dreamed of them hy night.
They had told her that while butter
and eggs were not fetching the price
they ought to, she wa-s beloved.
It was, or appeared to be, a sock-
dologpr on the deacon. It had come
from his own hands. On an occasion
he Imd brought her from ihe village
half a pound of broken candy. There
were peppermint, wintergreen and
cinnamon pieces among the lot. There
were chunks and hunks and cubes.
Wrapped in a tissue paper was a hunk
bearing the above motto. Ii was the
deaei n's way of declaring his love.
It had been accepted as such, but be
had refuted to follow up his good lin k
and ask Nancy to name the day Every
time he had departed she had burst
into tears of disappointment.
Her wandering thoughts had made
her mix tip the sour with tho sweet
milk Half a dozen times over and when
she sought her couch It was to toss
about and sigh and groan and suspect
that the deacon was a heartless vil-
When her tale had been concluded
everyone in the courtroom roso to Ids
feet to mob the deacon, but before a
hand was laid upon him the court dis-
missed the case and assessed the costs
on the plaintiff.
In legal lore he explained that the
poetry signified nothing, and that by
no possibility could Nancy's heart
have been broken In consequence of it.
The candy might have given her Indi
Best ion. but the poetry could not have
given her a hold on the deacon.
Deacon tjkinuur sum4 forth trlvun
British brooding scars the soul.
. Makes the heart a nest of sorrows.
Darkening the shining goal *
Of tile sun-illumined morrows;
Wherefore should our lives be spent
Dally growing blind and blinder?
Let us as the Master meant
Make the world a little kinder'
Denis A McCarthy, in (iood Counsel
“Mexican" and "Gold.”
The American who bus lived long in
Mexico anti coma ' to New York is
queer on money. "How much did you
his reply will be "A hundred thousand
Mexh-an, or $4.7,(100 gold." "What is
your regular salary as president?"
"Twt 6ty-flve thousand gold.'. He
buys a hat. “The price?" "Five dol-
lars.” "Mexican or gold?” "Gold,
treasury certificates or silver dollars."
“Here's an old hat that cost tne $43
in the City of Mexico." "Thai's a fino
Panama. We will sell you one like it
for $25." "Mexican or gold?" "United
States currency." "Mine cost $-i:t
Mexican, so I beat you $5.65 bold." It
takes tho clerk all the rest of ihe day
to figure it out.
Novelties for a Fair.
Key and Button Hook Rack—First
you must gild, a ball, and then around
the middle at regular intervals insert
some brass hooks. A yellow ribbon
and bow tacked on the top with small
tacks will serve to suspend it 'by and
this completes. the rack. With the
gilt left from gliding the ball, and a
piece of bright ribbon, you can make a
Paperweight—Of six of the large
nails. Gilt each nail separately, let
them dry, and then tie them securely
together witli a piece of ribbon.
Ragballs—Prepare a number of car-
pet rag balls with a small gift in the
center of each one. These sell rapidly
and it is amusing to see the buyers
unwinding their balls to discover the
contents, which may prove to be a
thimble, a bundle of jackstraws, a
Japanese top, or any little comical con-
The same idea might be applied to
the always pleasing popcorn balls;
then tho knick-knacks must be first
w rapped In soft paper to protect them
from the candy used in making these
balls. Pleasant mysteries and sur-
prises are always popular at fairs and
the more that can be invented the
Speaking of how seriously educa-
tion is taken in these days, a certain
school had to lie closed because of an
epidemic of some children's disease
and one of Ihe parents met the kinder-
garten teacher on the street.
"You must be glad of thjs unex-
pected rest,” she said.
"Well, I should be but that there
will be so much back work to be made
up when we return."
Mamma mused, as she wi rit on her
way, where the arduousness of the la
bor eamo in in making tile little three
and four year olds recall that they
had once learned that classic "Good
morning, merry sunshine. " uuj 01j,„.
llugles of that Ilk.
The Wily Giraffe.
Perhaps the most difficult of all wild
animals to capture is the giraffe. In
addition to being very rare, giraffes
are exceedingly timid and are very
swift footed. There is no special way
to capture a giraffe, as almost every
way has been tried, and all have been
almost equally unsuccessful. The
method which has occasionally re-
sulted In a capture is by using a long
cord at each er 1 of which is a round
weight. This cord is thrown by tho
hunter in such a manner as to wind
round the animal's legs, either bring-
ing It to ground or rendering it in-
capable of escaping before it is made
a prisoner. Most of the giraffes in
captivity have been caught by chance
Vacation camping among the boys j
is looked forward to for mopths ahead.
The very thought of flying to the lake,
the woods or the open beach with his
tent, his old clothes and freedom from
restraint is one of enchantment.
Concerning tents, the party have
considerable liberty of choice. A shel-
ter tent may be stretched to keep off
the dew, wind or rain, and is merely a
square of canvas, with buttons and
buttonholes at the edges, so that two
or more of them can be joined to-
gether. Two poles are planted upright
fo hold the upper two"corners, and
the canvas slopes thence to the
ground, being held In position by pegs.
For ordinary vacation camping the
boys should have a regular tent. The
common tent, with sloping sides, is
about 7 feet high in the center. 8 13
feet wide on the ground and 6% to 7
feet long from front to rear. In the
army each tent is intended to shelter
six men. For the general purpose of
camping a wall tent is best. The
iudu walls are 3V2 feet high; the ridge
of the roof, 8 Vi feet; tho spread on
the ground is 9 feet, and the depth
from front to rear is 9-feet. It would
actually shelter eight or ten boys, but
a pleasure party will not put within it
more than four or five, or perhaps
six. The wall tent is the best gen-
eral, all-around shelter for the camp-
To pitch a wall tent properly twelve
large and eighteen small pegs are re-
quired, and there must-be a’ridge
pole and two uprights to support it.
Spread the tent upon the ground, the
ridge pole in position. Lay the two
uprights at right angles to, their cen-
ters touching the ends of the ridge
pole. From each end of the uprights
take one long step, and to the front
and rear of that point another long
step. This will fix the places for
driving the four large corner pegs.
Drive the pegs and fasten the cords
to them; plant the uprights perpen-
dicular, raising the ridge pole with
the tent at the same time. Two boys
are required for this purpose. Tie the
door of the tent shut, and then drive
all the pegs and fasten to them the
guy ropes. There are eyelets in the
tent for these ropes. Two stay ropes
may be run from the top to the reat
upright pole toward the front of the
tent and fastened on the side neat
Inside the Tent.
the guy rope fastenings; two more
may be run from the front upright and
fastened on the sides 'at the rear.
These ropes give stability to the up
right poles. An extra piece of can-
vas should be stretched over the tent
roof, projecting beyond the eaves and
«overing the full length of the tent,
for protection against the rain. It is
usually easy to improvise a floor from
the scattered pieces of wood within
reach. A trench must be dug around
the tent to carry off the surface water
in rase of rain.
With regard to beds it is best, as a
rule, to avoid sleeping on the ground.
A good couch can be made with a pile
of twigs of pine and hemlock, sacks of
leaves or balsam, or even with a rus-
tic framework of branches covered
with the fragrant boughs. A regular
mattress savors too much of the city
which the camper has left behind . A
buffalo robe is the best mattress' for'
one who is roughing it, and blankets
will constitute the bedding. *
Feat With Figures.
Here is something worth knowing.
After learning this little trick (though
It is really not a trick, but an aeeom
plishmeut), you will gain the reputa-
tion „-f being a lightning mathemati-
Everybody knows lliat learning the
tens in the multiplication table is as
< asy ns winking, and that the fives are
not much harder. But, slight as is
the mental effort required In multiply-
ing any number by five, it may be les-
sened Mill more by discarding the mul-
tiplier entirely and substituting a de-
Digglng Around the Pitched Tent
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