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TIIK OVTMUO AltfilH, OVTAHIO, OtUgOOfa, Till Itsi.Al. JAM Aid 2. 1017.
CAMELS OF AFRICA
Superb Animate Used by the
Arabs When an the Warpath.
TEACHING INDIANS IS
It'll 1,1 HI
Tho Moiili vard Happy Ilnnd rluli
inol with Mrs. Kerr last week Tin
next meeting will ba In-lit Wedi.e.i
I. Ill Ills
TRAINED FOR GREAT SPEED.
Mr. Molineux Declaree Red Man Can
B. Lad. but Will Net Ba Orlvan.
Thaaa Meharl, aa Thay Arc Callad, Can
Covar a Hundred Milaa a Day With
ut Undua Fatigue, and Thay Ara
Nevar Worked Baaata of Burdan.
"There me IttMtl aa many varie
ties i.f ..mi. !-. hi horses," suys n hullc
tin of tin' National Qtngmihn ntilalj.
"The Amh MM for camel I" djemel.
Thus., .if Tniilain. Trimitnuln mill Al
geria IniM' one hump anil n i really
clronii dai i 4 icilalii breed of rainrl
run withstand tha gtWl bent of the
Sahara and ntliiia Hint of the rero
Weather Of Tlb.'Liind t'hlnn.
"It la limaIn In sec thr rapidity
Wtth u libit a herd of MO natal will
pat I" lln' fiiiniiil n larjro pasturage of
prickly onr frnni llgfcl to ton fret I XJUkb, while hM
Salt I.nko City -To have mothered
ono or possibly (WO tiny HTM through
tho strenuous daa of early Infancy Is
a laxk that limit (Minion consider plen
ty, Imt III i:iial.eth Moliuoux, until
Hindu n irniiiiT iii the United RtatM
Indian otrrlcti luu the iiNtim u..,i of
bating iniithi'ieil a whole tribe nf I'lnte
Indiana, ami claUaa the satisfaction "f
baring nii-i i iiiiiii. iii ami roung,
from a eondltloo bordering en the
sipiulld stale hero Ihey coiishh I
chsanllnesa him to godllsaaa ami, one
and ail. are heartily In favor of both.
Mil M"inieii leioiiti.t raatg i hat
post as leac her on Hie HblVWttt res
erviitlon In aniilhciu I'tah ami la In
Salt Lake resting preparatory to going
to Kit hikan. Alaska, to take charge
of the Bplooopal cbnrcb'a mission
school then- She la a gattt at the
home of Hie Might Hev. 1'aul JOMB.
idliop of Hie Bpbjeopal illoocao of
Changes Half a Century Has
Made In Naval Methods.
day .lan'.ary :tl with Mrs Von Rt4
Mr. nnd Mra. Frank Hawkins and en when Hie inembirs will sou M
little (laughter wore guests at lien mu carpet rags.
A NEW TYPE OF SAILORMAN.
high l.cavea. stems, prickles and all
Olauppear like magic.
"In many ptfta of Afil.-a the natives
keep all lln Ir d.'ilr stones nnd give
tin in in tibaoatad lunula, arnry from
their long Sahara, march The camel
resist at llrat. and Hie dale atonea.
iiiolateiied In a little water, are piiahed
fon ll.lv liy Hie handful down the cam
el's throat afler If haa been Hindu to
kneel and then aecurely fastened. In
two or three daya tho camel learna to
eat I hem af lla own accord. The tin
Uvea aay that theae data atonea make
tbe hump of tha camel strong and
"Tlie camel In Ita long march arroaa
tb Nullum fieiil.-lillT Inula (civ little
to eat and Uvea on the fat of Ita own
hump. When tlila . miliums during a
king time the hump hecomea flabby
and aimoat dlsappenis.
"Tha uanal weight of the hurdena
rarrleil by a camel varlra from ViO to
IOO pottnda for Journeys from town to
town or on Hie Isirder of the desert
4iong across the desert Hi burden la
leaa When a in I la being laden It
keeps up a continual auarllug, and
ahoilld It lie overburdened It refuaea lo
ran Moat aanahi are rtthna, ami
their bite la very dangerous. Ilardiy
a week passes lit the large native hoa
filtul In Tuula but some unfoi tunate
ninii'l dilut dies of IiIihhJ polaonlng
caused by a camels Idle. The grind
lug motion of a camel's Jaw cruahea to
pulp Hluiloier II lilies, so Hull Hie arm
or leg haa in be amputated ami bhual
ttooajteg ttnlli nta in bafon Mat
pulb'iit an n a li the hospital
In Ih.' Inli i In! of t he i ii Africa la
a superb race of caincla, knot) u aa Hie
tiicluirii lalngnlar. in. I. in I. hi I.,
oanmls. 'I he meliaru owe it great ileal
to the cine lakeii In Ihelr brOtdlUi
dining the pnat '.(Ml m-his Ancient
writeis xii..'ii. nf eantels naed bj the
a i mt of Konoa, nan Una MM roan
ago, Hull bad the speed of Hie fa-i. .1
hatm Theae were doublleaa inch. mm
"When ii luiliv uiehui'l la bom It la
a )a Hied In baudagea lo prevent II:.
Bton in h finin gelling too lait;e and Is
taken Into the family lent, nhero It la
Uliraed nud naphial over Kith can
and lendcriiesa hen a year old II
la aheared and la known from then on
aa a I keutaa, which nirana 'tba fa
titer of the abearlng.'
"When It la two yeara old Hie uieha
rl'a tralnlliE begins A haller la placed
around Hie head and a cord lied to one
of the i. .iii feet It la kept qulat Brat
by geaturea and tba voice, later by tba
voice alone Ihen tbo coiil la looaen
ed. but hoiild It make a atep It la
(Jed again Finally It uuderatauda
what la required, but Ilia Icsaoua ara
only terminated when It will alaud In
one piii.c without moving for an an
"U'o in.iLc i lie cinucl a fast i tinner
the i Mi i (diii-, It on htth flimka wltb
a ihin.K'cios hide whip and criea out
in Arabic t" tiettt Ih A rttm Mhhai
la vei.v fond of Ha owu akin and on
leiiig Mi mi. nirhl ou a gallop. The
w hipping keeps up. and the camel trlei
lo gel away by running faaler. The
long legs afciii like w Inga, aud It file
Htat "till I he tpaOd of ail oxtlicll. It
will atop iiiMuiiHy at a pull on the rein,
mi nun id ((iini anod it bat ban nth
"When Hie I ider Jumps off or ahould
he hupiM'ii to till. well I rained me
bull Hill st u ml untie still and wait,
while should Hie muster luipiHii lo lie
nijiiiisl Hie fa it lil ul beast will ui'Ui
A mi. mi i is i.im'i iisid iia a beaat
of biitdcn. All It t?n (allies Is a Mid
dle (aoanathlng like a Marina i-addie,
in.idc of gaatUa akla dyad red, wmi a
high poinnnl und u iioaa In flout I, two
aaddlebuga and a rider. The rider la
buckled int.. Hie .saddle l..v iwo In ltd.
Ilia feet are rin-vil ill front of the aad
die und lest ou the neck of Hie uie
harl. Ilia allppera are uaually aluug
aciosa tho kiiiiiiicI, and the uiebdii la
guided by the WrlggUlg of the rider a
'An in u i nig passes through one noa
trll of the animal, aud a rein of cam
l'a hair la attached.
"The mehaia are used finitely by
tha Araba when on the warputb, er
ratila. A meharl ou the waiimtb OU
save three men Two tide it. aud the
third takea hold of ita tall aud la pull
ed along The latter chungea places
wltb the rider at intervals. When a
war parly haa lost so muuy camels that
here icuiuiits Put one camel for every
Hiko men it iihwijs iclieuts.
"When going ut full speed a meharl
baa a uioi leiuarkablc aiugle foot or
acliig step, the (notion of which is not
at all disagreeable, and II can coirr
quite easily 1U0 milea lu a day without
Indians h:ne I.e.. mm a liolihv with
Ihla dltulnutlvp little Si ololiwoiiinii.
She siinks their languaires and In her
eight .(ears of service wilh the Indian
department haa hecn Intimately aaso
. Piled llli the trials and 1 1 ll.iiliil ions
that Inset pour l.o on Ida native heath,
Sirs. Mollneux la nn ardent church
Hoiiian and allrlbulea her aucceaa In
dealing with Imllnna to the fact that
by blending religious tenehlnga with
thn "throe It's" she haa dlanilaiH'd dis
trust of her from the minds of her
charges and has always been regarded
h them more In the light of a friend
than u teacher. Sim de. lured Hie In
dian nillld to be susceptible to tea. bin;'
If properly appr'siclusl, but adds that i
be can be led but will not be driven
GHASIN6 A COYOTE III
AUTO EXCITING SPORT
Hound, Sighting Game, Leaps
Over Mud Shield and Lands
Twenty Feet Ahead of Car.
turned. Kan. An exciting royoto
chase In automobiles took placa near
Hun-lull The isirty consisted of HIM
llunii. John llanii. Mr and Mrs lulu
Sea ma ii and Wlllluin Warring. They
went In t((o .ars and took three grey
hoiiiiils In each ear.
Mr Win ring mis Hint mil., polo Is
sstM compared with the wav Ihose iwo
. at s i ha .ed in loss Hie piiilile. la) lues
and I. Infix after coyotaa He said that
Ills Hpeisbuiii'iir ri'glalered forty milea
one nine a lien be dined to giant e ut it.
ami be tsl alrabl to HXth agnlu.
Tba) ( lo going along Pel ((ecu loen
ty in i thirty miles an hour ill tba lime
' .4ili-l ii. the hi t - oioie. mill
ttlmn tin' blmtesl hound In Mr Win
rings ear slgliled tha WOtf it leaped
"in tba oliul shield ami hood and
lauded running twenty ftOl abend of
Hie itn The coyote was u big fellow,
but the boiimla lliuilh brought hlni
do" n, the big bound throwing hint,
while the others pinned blui do on
While i liu-lng lln- llrat e.oole Hie
oilier aulo neully luu o( er ntiollnr one,
Klilih leaped up almost from under the
wheels of the cur The men shot at It
savaral times, wounding It, but because
of the kMed of the hounding car could
get but poor aim. It finally run lulu a
hole and waa dahed out with a wire.
Meaara. Ilauu aud Keamau bare kllh-d
WIRELESS PLANT IN BED.
Annapslia Middia Recelvea Meaaagea
Auiiapolla, Aid. That a aeries of bed
springs couuected by wires makes a
satisfactory condenser for a wireless
nation has been proved by Midship
man J. B. Dow of tha fourth class at
the N'aval academy
Dow bat connected tha springa of
bis own aud his two lo .minutes beds
aud attached them to a receiver lie
baa been able to pick up messages sent
from und to tho Arlington station. Ho
haa found out that It la not iicoeasury
the window a of Ida room lu
Ham roft hall or even to remove tha
It la stated that Pi-w'a use of the
bedsprlngs lo receive initio messages
may be of couslderuble practical value.
Waits Fifty Vsara For Father'a Gift.
l'ittsliurgh, I'u II cost titty yeara Of
waiting aud a lawsuit aguluat Ilia step
iiioilier, but John W llukcr of .New
Hlootuueld recently received $U!5,
turned over to bia mother by Ida father
lu iMiT It waa to lu) his ou Ills fa
ther's death, but Mrs Hcbccca T.
Maker, stepmother and administratrix,
bad withheld payment.
GIRL SUES DRUGGIST
FOR LOS OF HER HAIR
New York. The eltlcucy of gas
roxlde aa a hair bleuch was
brought into question wbeu Ku
ile tiotlduiik, sixteen years old,
asked o,0U0 damages from Ju
lius Kalisb, incoiiHiiulcd. drug
s In tr.ving to traiisfoun her
self Into a blond she lost purt of
her ban , aud w hut she hud left
became brick red. She exhibited
u shoe box full of bun Miss
Gottdaumh'l graudfulbfi, Carl
Woissiiui, a barber, was uot ul
lowed lo qualify as an expert.
Haw It Waa.
"She waated to marry bias for U
"Did aha fatir
"Nu; ha failed, and she married tome
one alae." Topeka Journal
A fool uiwaya ants to shorten space
, aud liuie, a wise uiau wants lo t-nfih-
The Old Tims Yarn Spinning Tar Haa
Bean Supplanted by a Younger, Bat
tar Edueatad and Mora Capabta Man
Hia Ch.incea In Uncle Sam'a Navy.
A mi v ill otllcer Would bine I eon eon
aldcrcd ua a Ml HUb.leii for ft ii Iti.ainie
asylum who In l.sitn, the year of m
til i Inlo Hm service, bad prophesied
the ireailoii In lexs Hum hair a eon
tnrj id a lulled Slates licet Of grcnl
seagoing battleships of more than .".".
nun Ions displacement, en Ii wlHi aev
ernl turrets, any one of which could
throw agaljiat an enemy at one ills
a ci ealer weight of nietnl. ot
Im onipariibly greater dcsliiKIHe pow
er and range. Ihiiu was possible fuun
the full brondalde of one of Nelson's
xldps of Hie line We DM I lln
aome Idea of I ho 1 1 eim mloiia In i.
in the power of lighting ships when we
rcnllre that In a short time and with
out danger to Itself one modern drotjej
naught could destroy the combined
Heels Hint fought al Trafalgar In isu;,
III Iho wildcat strop h of the liniigl
nation ourtirophet could not Inn a
accii the addition to the fleet of tor
peilo boat destroyers of a thousand
tons displacement, a speed of thirty or
thirty Ore knots and torpedoes of great
accuracy, high apeed and an effecllvr
range of 10.000 yards. A "bag of pow
der on tho end of a apar" waa our con
.option of an otTeuslva torpedo In
ib" so days. Good work could be done
even wltb thst crude aqulpment as
('tubing proved whan ba torpedoed tba
I think our prophet would surely
have bnd a padded cell provided for
him had ba attempted to descrlba Mm
modoru iiliinu tinea, which ara capa
ble of keeping the sea for many daya.
a hh h hava a radius of acUon of 4.000
miles or mora and wblcb ara abla un
der favorable conditions to creep tin
cceti upon th most powerful veaanl
and it ona discharge destroy It Ha
would have found few Indeed to listen
to blm If ha bnd aasaried the posslbll
Ity that scouting or bomb throwing air
craft would act In conjunction with
tbo fleets or foretold the influence of
elc trli It v ami Hie wireless upon op
erallolis of the Heel both lu pea. e and
All those wonderful ehangca nnd ad
enines lu naval design, conxii in Hon
ami eiilpiniiit have taken place with
in ti i peilod of service, lu sea power
lu military (III. I. in v. in .omrorls and
("IKelllenn's. (( bine gteilly gullied.
but I think Hi it those of iis who Hturt
ed our cureers hen the great naval
il(Ullce of the III-1 ;eueiiHon (Vila still
me. a bo made Ihelr em ly t
In sailing shlpa or ships witli auxiliary
team power only, look back with ton
iii t litem. it y upon Hie old und leas ine
( hanhal etix lluniucnt.
Tho romance of the sea conveyed by
Mart jut and others in Ihelr sdrlea has
not really gene: the .(.minions only
have changed The aeu und ita effect
upon ihnsu who follow It never change,
ami there la aa great a Held lu the uavj
today for the adveuturoua youngster
aa ever, (sjrhaps a greater. Cartalnly
ba ran have aa many heart tbrllla on
board a submarine or destroyer or fly.
lug craft aa ba could bare bad aa
board a brig or acboouer crulalng for
piratea In tbe olden daya.
Tba cbauges In tba material of
iho navy have produced corresponding
( hiiugc a lu Its organisation aud per
annuel lou no longer sea tba gisy
bearded boatswalu'a mala, (uartermas
ler or quarter gunuer about tbo decks
f our ships They were brave aud loy
al to tbe core, and their yarn of ex
pci If noes ou all seaa and In all weath
ers, interspersed occasionally wltb
little good advice to tbe young officer.
tactfully given, wbiled away uiauy an
hour of ssjjtt night wstches in port.
Tbe old type of sallorman under--to-
d his duties aa thoroughly and per
formed them as faithfully aa any one
ii I.I deslie. but miiclilueiy baa ban
ished bim Ills pin. o baa been taken
by Hie juiiuger, better educated man
who in a general wuy Is mora cupuble.
but who does not as a rule follow tbe
sea for a lifetime uulesa ha wius early
It Is uow a rare thing to see lu (be
lower ratings au enlisted man who Is
on 'ban thirty njUllal The great
majority are much yoiiugcr. The life
is too Mii'iiu iiis aud Its conditions too
aliiitinnul. as messured by modem con
ditions on shore, to hold men to It,
And yet 1 believe that UO other occu
pation open to American youth offers
them so uiafiy chances to succeed and
to aciuiro a provision for old age. It
is lu the power ut auy youug man
of fair elemeuiary education. Industry
und good moral character to enlist In
the navy, aay, at tbe age of twanty
and to retire at tbe age of dfty with
a life compensation of from S0 to $100
a mouth. That class does not Include
the considerable number of tboao who
obtain warrants or commissions, whkb
bring much greater emoluments. Ad
miral Cbarlea J. Badger In Youth's
MIhh K'minii Wells who has MUM
her home on the lloulevard for the
past several months haa gone to l'a
nttfl for a few weeks visit with the
1 ii 1 1 ut ton h amt received bv (ltl
er Illngnmnn nnd family for the wed
ding of his sister, Miss Viola lllngn
mnn to William Wlllird at tinlnter.
Kansas. January lMtli Miss lllnga
i ui:i; i,i;rn hi s
R0V, W II Swart' ot Sioux City,
town, will begin a series ol lectures
ll"Xt Wedtiesdav limit! al the Map
list church, ou tht Mosaic Kintal II
luslraled liyihiul ol I In- labern ub
Attorney I.. J. Aker, la wroathpd
With inileii, these Inst few days, the
ii. i ion being the advent of nn ad
dlllonul member of tho family, n bo
who wna horn on Monday, tho 22d, lo
Mr. and Mra. Aker at the hospital
IMIKHION RATKH ttlNTIM I I)
Oregon Short Line "ek end and
mnn waa a former lioiilovard girl and Sunday excursions have been a big
has a host of friends bore who ex- kuccpsh nnd will be made permanent
tend henrtlest i otigrntiil itlons You 0M get Hie special low rales e
Mrs. Kiln sMMN b It l'rida ov- cry week nil the time. Aak agent
enlng to Join her hit hand who la in
Bora It Mr and MrB fUtfnUII
Hoes who live six mil ' southeast 0(
the ( liy on Tuoadny, n baby boy.
Horn to Mr. and Mra. loyd I'.lch
nrdson on Hiinday, a baby boy.
8TMAW Kor sale dellvornd or at
lunch I ';. miles enul of t In I tin
iWrlle M II Slierman, I'ayelle :
tho Twin Falls country.
I.op Whlled dime down from Jamie
son tho Inst of Iho week for a visit
nt the Sherry Johnson home
E. D. Mutler Sr . cud fniulh sTtn
Sunday gueata nt J M. Putlor'a.
Hick Stover nnd llnwnrtl Keller
drove lo Vale Monday evening to at
tend the masiinerado ball
0. W. Dean has rented the alfalfa
ranch owned by Mrs Kitty Meek, for
a term of seven years Mr Dean will
build a house and move his family In
time for early spring work.
Hidden Clement motored to Owy
hee Wednesday of last week to lake
hla slater Mra. Geo. flweltxor home
after a visit of several daya here with
Ilex Marquis called on the ranch
ers In this vicinity the. last or the
week trying to complain the purchase
of two carloads of fat cows.
Last Friday afternoon Mr. Van
Hlcklln accompanied by two other
gentleman were riding in tho Van
Hlcklln car, when ntar the Sherry
Johnson ranch tha car skidded,
turned over, pinning the occupants
beneath Fortunately no one waa
hurt although the cap waa badly
A new baby boy eigne Sunday lo
make his home at the l.loyd Mlch
The ninny friends of Mra. J, B.
McClelland will be sorry to hear that
she waa brought lo the Holy Mosary
hospital, from bat home ut Kiimi.
Idaho, M fining Iniin piioiiuioii In
and app'-uilli Itla For a time her con
dition tfta 'tubal but at present she
Is sollieu It. it Improved
Special Train-Special Rates
The Birth of
Wheaton Theater, Weiser
MONDAY, JANUARY 29
TRAIN WILL LEAVE ONTARIO AT 7 P. M.,
RETURNING IMMEDIATELY AFTER
Fare for the Round Trip Will Be 70 Cents.
Admission to performance will be, $1 main floor, Balcony
75 cents, Oeneral Admission 50 Cents.
TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE IN ONTARIO FRIDAY
-0. 8. L. Ry.
D. S. Spencer, 0. P. A.
H. 0. Drane, Agent.
"Always laugh when you can; it is a cheap medicine. Mer
riment is a philosophy not well understood. It is the sun
ny side of existence." -Byron (the poet, not the director.)
Oregon Club-Ontario Band
BENEFIT PERFORMANCE FOR THE ONTARIO BAND.
THURSDAY. FEBRUARY I
ADMISSION 50c ALL SEATS RESERVED.
Tickets on Sale at Ontario Pharmacy, Monday 10 a. m.
Show Begins at 8:00.
Doors Open at 7:30 No Pictures-