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Scmi-Wckly Bandon Recorder, October 21, 1913
AS SEASON NEARS
State Wide Open Season Policy
MANY HUNTERS EXPECTED,
Animal About as ApproacFiabl h
Cowa In a Pasture 8portimon'a Car
nival Expected Hunters Must So
ours .Licenses and Report to Game
Warden Every Time a Deer Is Killed,
BnriiiKtiuJd. Muss. The Btute wide
open BeiiHoa for deer In the wook be
ginning Nov. 17 will bo a iiotiiblo
liuntciV hirnlfnl. Door hnvo Ijopii rlir
Idly protectoU In AiiiHHiicliiiHott.s, una
tuo first onen hum huh, three years nro.
wuu NJHtricttul to th(u flvo western -our
ties. In Hjilti! of, three open soiihoiw
deor are now more numerous In the
bill towns t hun at the time of tlio ltev
olutlonury war. In which period they
were unprotected Fanners' eoinplitluts
of the dupredutlons of deer Were deftly
turned tu'advuntago by hunters us an
argument for i state wide open sea
on, which will be given a trial this
The Kreater part of the 10,000 or
more deer In the state aro In the live
western counties, hut in the open sea
son, when the woods and hills resound
with the report of firearms, the fright
ened animals flee eastward In droves.
Thlrf year the (Unlit of the deer, unless
It bo over the borders of another state,
will uot avail, and It Is expected that
the slaughter will be much greater
than last year, when about 1,000 deer
The law requires that all hunters
hull be licensed and that a report
shall be made to the llsh nnd game
commission of every deer killed. The
penalty Is so severe that the pro
Visions aru'Kenerally observed.
Notwithstanding that (leer In parts
of Massachusetts arc almost as ap
proachable as cows in a pasture, and
. ,tu,,;Uiauy towns by the exercise of n
little patience they cim he prevailed
upon to eat from one's hand, the open
season ifts n fascination for thousands
of hunters. In Springfield nloue last
year mure than one thousand hunters'
licenses wero issued. This yeur n
small army of hunters from Itoston
end other cities In the eastern part of
tile state will participate, not to men
tion Now York uud Philadelphia hunt
: era, ''a majority of whom nro stock
brokers. Gamo wardens are of the
opinion that there will be a hunter for
nearly overy deer, and that when the
1014 legislature convenes the surplus
deer population will bo the least of its
Tho principal, restrictions of tlio open
season aro that no 'hunter shall kill
more than one deer, that the meat shall
not bo resold, that there shall tie no
resort either to traps or salt licks nnd
. that uo. , weapon other than a shotgun
hall bo used. To minimize the danger
' which attends the presence of so many
hunters In tho woods n special statute
has been pussed which prohibits hunt
ing for birds or quadrupeds with rltles,
pistols or revolvers during tho open
season for deer. In former years a
largo number of deer, hunters havo used
rifles, uud If detected would insist that
they were bird or rabbit hunting and
that the deer' Was killed accidentally.
The now law eliminates this excuse.
Candor compels the statement that
deer hunters are guilty tu too many
instances of unseemly depredations,
nd tlio utter disregard of tho rights
of others by a comparatively few hunt
ers has led to the posting "of thousand
of a crew of land by ludlgnaut farmers.
Borne idea of the increase lu the
number of deer In Massachusetts may
be gained from the damages which
tho state has been called upon to pay
to farmers. As It is unlawful to kill
deer except under great provocation,
the state has found It necessary to
compensate farmers for iliunago to
orchards, gardens nnd growing crops.
In 1003 the state paid $37 to settlo
deer damage claims. In tlKW tho
amount had risen to $1,370. Last year
Massachusetts farmers collected $ld
000 for tho depredations of deer.
FRIENDS PLANT CROPS.
Two Hundred Horses Plow 230 Acres
For 8lck Couple.
Larned, Kau. Hecausu Mr. and Mrs.
Hoy Connard had been sick for sev
eral weeks and could not plant fall
crops forty of their neighbors went to
their farm homo near hero and plowed
180 acres of wheat land and cut 100
nacres of sod. About 200 hones wero
used lu the work, which was com
pleted In a day.
I , Every dutull of cultivating the
ground and planting tho crop was
carried out like clockwork, the work
ers being divided luto companies With
Run Over by Blind Steer.
Nashville. Teon.-'-Uuele Hilly" nun
ter, mate on tho utenuiboat Henry liar,
ley and one of the oldest men in nctlve.
service on the Cumberland river, met
with a serious accident.
Borne cattle were being loaded at
Cedar Uluff, and thero wan a blind
teer tn the lot. Not knowing that tho
steer was blind, Mr Hunter stood In
front of the gate to the cattle pen
when it was opened, and the blind ani
mal ran over and trampled on him,
(Wlalag and Injuring aim badly,
ECCENTRICITY OF GENIUS.
In the Days That Are Gone It May
Have Been.Due to Eye Strain.
It Keems that: at Inftt genius is dis
covered not to be allied to llisaulty, but
thut rather all Its eccentricities are duo
to .eyo strain.
Ilrnlu specialists, for instance, aro c
eertlng Unit if Carlylo had had proper
ly adjusted glasses and good electric
light to work by Instead of n skylignt
over his desk, and that Illumined by a
London fog much of the tine, ho
would uot have been such a grumbler
and dyspeptic. In fact eyo strain was
the cause uf till ills eccentricities.
All geniuses, in fact, would havo
been optimistic, says science now, if
they had only had bifocal glosses at
tlio right time. The same unnormal
eyesight Is given as tho cause of many
tragic paintings. That fumous artist.
Turner, would never havo painted the
slave ship tu n storm, but would rather
havo depleted the peaceful landscapes
that so uiany artists paint when their
eyes are properly fitted with glasses.
Wagner, too. If he had worn tho cor
rect spectacles and had had that decld
ed .tilt to one eye remedied, probably
would never have written about Wal
kyrle and dragons, hut would havo
written pleasant dances and even
Dorwln also was another victim of
eyo strain. Doubtless he would never
have given to the world his theory of
evolution which stirred society up if
his eyes hod been normal.
Do Qulncey suffered from bad eyes.
Surely ho would never have taken
opium If he had had glasses. Hut
then, on tho other hand, the world
would have missed his opium dreams
And. after nil Is considered, scientists
conclude society could better dispense
with spectacles than with geniuses.
COOK WITHOUT FIRE.
New Zealand Maoris Prepare Their
Food In Nature's Kitchens.
The Maoris of northern' New Zea
land enjoy cooked food to a far great
er extent than other natives, but they
never bother with tire. They build
their huts on the edge of some "friend
ly" geyser, where they may cook in
nature's kitchen. Tho methods of this
primitive peoplo living in so strungo
a neighborhood are described by Max
Ilerz in "New Zealand."
On a spot which superstition would
associate with death and tho devil tho
huts of about 200 Maoris llo scattered
tho remnant of the oncu warlike tribe
of Tuhourungl. It Is lucky that thes.o
simple folk need no kitchen, for na
ture has built for them tho best of all
cooking appliances and saved them
endless trouble with the stove, gas
company or coal merchant
A pond of boiling water lies In the
middle of tho settlement. In this tho
Maori woman puts her water kettle to
boll or hangs tho wide meshed flax
bag tilled with potatoes and wnlts un
til they are cooked. True, tho potatoes
cooked in their skins taste a little of
sulphur, but that Is tho right lluvor for
a Maori palate--tho haut gout for tho
For tho cooking of meats tho fuma-
roles, or holes through which steam
escapes from tho ground, are used. A
box with a wooden grating for a hot-
ton Is placed on tho ground over the
hole. Iu this the Maori woman places
tho, meat, well covered with tin or Iron
pots. An old sugar bag Is then spread
over the box, and tho crude uppurutus
Is left until tho Imprisoned steam baa
completely cooked tho joint
A Famous Lampoon,
It Is handed down tn tradition that
tho caustic comment "ho never saya a
foolish thing nor ever does n wise one"
was written In Whitehall on tho cham
ber door of King Charles 1L Tho wit
who created the lampoon seems never
to have felt It qulto prudent to estab
lish his authorship, but thero Is 'ex
cellent reason to accord it to John
Wllmot. earl of Rochester. The text
of tho Inscription Is:
Hero lies our sovereign lord tho kins,
WIioho word no ninn relies on.
Ho never buys a foolish thluir
Nur over does a wlso one.
'-New York Sun.
Braduhnw and the Months.
Although the provision "D. V." has
never figured on railway time tubles, a
close examination of Hradshaw re
veals a trace of strong religious feel
ing On tho cover tiie months are re
ferred to by their numerals "1st mo."
for January, "2d mo." for February,
and so on. Itriulshaw as. a Quaker ob
jected to taking the names of tho
mouths from heathen emperors and
deities, and this prejudice has been
perpetuated since the first lssuo Of tho
time table in 1841. Londou Answers.
Rome' years ago lu a mining town n
man wus found dead in his hotel room
hanged to a bedpost by his suspeud-
ers. The Jury of miners brought In the
following verdict at tho coroner's in
quest: "Deceased camo to his death by
coming home full nnd mistaking him
self for his pants." Arguuaut
The Fireside Diplomat,
"I don't want to bo nagging nt you.f
Mrs. Marryat began, "but It's the little
things that bother me. most"
"Ah!" interrupted her husband sweet
ly. "I rfnppoxe yu.i'ro going to tell mo
you haven't a decent pair of shoes."
Flora of the Balkans.
Tho Halkans, In some 'respects the
most repulsive region of Europe,- Is
tlorally one of the grandest in Bul
garia especially it Is possible to wan
der literally through miles of roses.
U. S. ARMY NEEDS
Training Necessary to Develop
the Service. .
MUST FOSTER OWN SYSTEM
Head of Signal Corps Appeals For
Strengthening of That Branch of
Service Civilians Cannot ' Be De
pended on to Develop the Science For
Washington. From uiu ofllco of
Brigadier General George S. Sciiven,
U. S. A., chief signal- officer of tho
lrmy. a statement bus been issued on
aviation in tile army In the course of
which it is suited that tho flying niton
tlon In tho United States, viewed
strictly from a military standpoint is
In a critical condition. The stateufent
Is tn n way nn uppeal to congress The
vulnerability of the Panama canal to
aerial attack Is pointed out, and tho
prophecy is mado that norlal unvlga
tlon is on the point of assuming enor
"In regard to uviotlon it may be not
ed," the statement reods.. '"that through-
out tho country the number of civil
lans who hnvo heretofore undertaken
to tly heavier than air machines for
their 'own pleasure, for sport or for
money- making is fust diminishing and
that it Is doubtfu whether In the eVent
of war n score of men capable of mak
ing flights usefui1 to an urmy could bo
obtained from civil life. But uviatlon,
which may bo considered a sport by
tho peoplo of the country nt lurge, is
to tho urmy n vital necessity. Tho
tlmo for serious effort in tills new mili
tary science is at hand. .
"Tlio situation is critical, and tho
nrmy must for its own protection.
train a sutilclent number of its officers
CAPTAIN CIIANDr.KIi, ONE OF BE8H KNOWN
In tho handling of its aeroplanes and
In reconuolssiinco work. The army
must look to Itself and to the men of
tho organized mllltln to supply a rea
sonable number of olllcers for military
aviation in case of necessity. This
necessity may arise at any (moment
It Is not a question so much of sup
plying avintors for n great war as it
is for supplying these military scouts
to necotnpany expeditionary forces or
any military movement that" may bo
undertaken, and also to provide a rea
sonable number for tho 'defense from
aerial nttack of such vulnerable posi
tions ns Corregidor Island In tho Phil
ippines, nnd tho Panama canal.
'The work performed by tlio signal
corps lu aviation during the past few
years has been inconspicuous, but it
has been very great,, Something has
boon created from nothing since tho
summer of 1900. when Orvllle Wright
succeeded In whining a 'honus of $5,006
offered by the signal corps for a flight
of five miles out nnd five miles buck
from Fort My'er, Vn. .Much datu has
been complied on the strength of ma
terials'', aerial forces, uses of radio
telegraph' 'as applied t'o aeronautics,
hut most of all the knowledge of en
gines for aeroplanes and the proper
types of these machines, hare been
carefully worked out and valuable re
sults have been obtained through tho
efforts of olllcers of tho signal corps
and those associated with them. Every
thing is prepared now for rapid prog
ress and practical results if tho en
couragement asked from congress is
The pilot of tho aeroplane, for whom
we all havo the highest respect. Is the
fighting man of the machine. ITo Is
the man behind the gun, but from tho
nature of things .be mtlst be n young,
ve.nturesome otlleer, generally without
the knowledge of administrative and
technical matters, which can only como
with years of experience' and study,
nnd then only to men of a certain typo
In conclusion, the slgnat corps offi
cials givo' tho opinion that the work of
aeronautics in the United Sntes army
should be carried nut along its present
lines of development and that the
work' shouldTecolve ever.v reasbnablo
aid and eucouragvueat by co&greg.
ST . - .,
SWARiYHiiG WITH INSECTS.
the Pestl Are a Veritable Plague In
Bolivia and Braxll.
Insect pests are a plaue on the
boundary of Bolivia and Brazil. "In
the forests oud on the smaller rivers."
write Commander Herbert A. Ed
wards. It. N R., In the Geographical
.Journal, "llfo is made almost unbear
able. Ants aro met with everywhere:
they swarm over one's person hi hun
dreds, nnd most of them blto most sav
agely. There is one kind of red ant.
which lives in trees hollowed out by
themselves, whoso bite Is llko a touch
with a red hot Iron. If a person Inad
vertuntly touches or leans up against
onb of thes'e trees the Hnts swarm out
upon him Instantly, and his life for
hours afterward Is a long drawn out
misery. Then there aro the huge ants,
called tucanderas, one and a half inch
es in' length; they live in tho forks of
trees. Their bite Is particularly pain
ful, and causes the part affected to
swell up ns if poisoned. One of our
soldiers was incapacitated for several
days by a bite of a tucandern. Red
nnta: blank ants which mnlo broad.
strnight roads of their own and move
about In battalions: grayish white ants.
living In red colored mounds, six feet
high: yellow unts-eacb and ever.v one
has Its own particular way of making
unwelcome tho Intruder luto its habi
tat "Butterflies during bright sunshlno
seiuou on tuo surveyors anu me liisiru
ments they wero using In such num
hers that survey work became nn Im
possibility. Nor Is this all. Wasps of
mnny colors, but always with a sting;
hornets, which give no mercy, to man
or beast: bees of all sizes, some of
which swarm in one's shirt eyes, hair.
ears, mouth and nostrils seeking mols?
tore. Every blade of grass has a tick
of somo sort, waiting opportunity to
bury itself in some ouo's flesh.
"Spiders, horrid hairy creatures, with
bodies six Inches long, are sometimes
met. One of our men was stung or
bitten by one of theso when out shoot
ing; his foot where he was bitten be-
camo very inflamed nnd broke out into
raw patches. He bad to bo left behind
ns' we were on the march, and when
we sent for him throo weeks later he
was still limping."
Song Names of the States.
,-Tho most beautiful placo names In
the. world, according to Robert Louis
Btovcnson, aro thoso of North Amer
ica. "Tho namos of tho states nnd ter
rltorles," ho declares in "Across .the
PJulus," "form themselves Into a cho-
rus-tof sweet and romantic vocables-
Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Florida, Do
kota. Iowa, Wyoming, Minnesota nnd
tho Curollnas. There uro few poeinB
with n nobler music to tho ear; a song
ful, tuneful land, and if n now Homer
shall arise from tho western couttuent
his verse will bo enriched, his pages
sing siOutanously, with tho names of
states and cities that would strike the
fancy In a business circular."
Largo papers or leaves of books that
havo becoino soiled from much han
dling' can bo'tiut luto Derfect condition
If the looso dirt is first rubbed off with
a .piece of bread. Then cover tho spots
with blotting paper mado dump with
oxalic ucid tn solution. Lastly imiss a
hot iron over the blotting paper until
To remove deep set creases In pupers
or tho loaves of a book put between
tw pieces of white blotting paper or
any unsized paper slightly dampened,
nud press with a warm iron until tho
page is perfectly smooth. New S"ork
The Lotus Eaters.
Tho race of peoplo to whom the name
'lotus , eaters" was applied waa ft
Lyblan tribe, known to the Greeks
as eurly as tho time of Homer. Herod
otus describes tbolr country and says
that a caravan routo led from it to
Egypt The 'lotus still grows thero In
great nbuudanco a prickly shrub bear-
ng a fruit of a sweet tuste, compared
by Herodotus to that of the date. It
is still eaten by the natives, and a kind
of wlue Is made from Its Juice.
Those Who Arrive.
A New York capitalist said at a din
ner in Boston that neither the prudent
man nor tho during man made a suc
cess of llfo.
"Tho prudbut gets nowhero." he de
clared. "Tho daring go to smash. It
Is thoso who mingle the two qualities,
it is tho daringly prudent who urrlve.
"In other words," concluded the cap
italist, "tho men who succeed ure thoso
who run risks nt n very slow walk."
Sugar Is Dear In France.
People in Franco vvbon they dine at
restaurants frequently appropriate the
sugar they don't happen to use. Sugar
u France is dear, and what is served
with the coffee belongs by right to the
purchaser ns much ns tho coffee itself.
So why not take a lump or two home
to little Jcunne or Pierre?
Broke the Charm.
"Well, you are a good little boy. Are
you usually as quiet as this?"
"No fear, but mother's going to give
me -a clockwork engine and a hobby
horse if I don't say anything about
your dreadful red nose." London Opin
ion. Literary Aids.
Knicker What books have helped
you most? Bocker The" ones I didn't
read; they saved my time. New York
The most beautiful ef altars is the
soul of an unhappy creature, consoled,
Umnklng Q vd,-Victor Hugo.
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