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About The Madras pioneer. (Madras, Crook County, Or.) 1904-current | View Entire Issue (April 20, 1911)
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lor From raw-
I cnnntor IjV UD-
Eto succeed the lutoJonutl.au
. i.. .1... f Ifiwknvf
V.. H" . ,. :,n, he has been
i . i flfliirn ill lilt- ijiim-'.
iroftbe Dcs Moines Capital and
L recognized lenucr oi i'-
a In 10OO Jir. jouuk
itRllooicrdl for tho vice presl-
at the rliimuiipmu muium-i
rentlon. He m in nm-uiH i
cj P. Dolliver, we '""
"ofa as seuatur, but changed IIb
Khat the la-t iij.-iuont. the Town
Mate LavliiT witli'li.iwn.
le new senator h n n.itlro of Iowa
i. .irit-.Mvn vpnr i old. Ho
twelve years ns a member of the
ntito senate. During the Spnnlah
. v. Winn" nwnilllnllllcd General
H Jill AVUM
Ifler la the operations before San
io as war correspondent and was
i Colonel Roosevelt at hon Juan
u rmisiilonnl one
111 evuutvt -
lie lest public speakers In n stnto
led for Its orators.
Mr. Guild a Linguist.
li-Goveraor CurtK Guild, Jr., of
weinsetts, ivlio wns appointed by
Mbi Taft ns UiH country's spc-
1 representative to Mexico s centeu
1 celebration, can make a speech In
f old language. Win-never the city
Boston wonts to welcome n dlslln-
feled German, Guild W called on to
w the wolcoinlrg address In Gor-
i I(a I'reucli dhnllary blows in
pj gets off a spiel In French. When
vent to Mexico ho told the Mcxi-
jail about tucnuelvc- In Spanish.
Poindexter of Washington.
Uprewntallve MIIn Poindexter of
mnt, win will be- chosen United
pes senat"r from Washington by
fleslslature that meets lu .Titnuiiry,
pins his first term in the nutlonn.1
Since his entry Into concriMM
ha been a consistent Insurgent and
for Speaker Cmmon Ho wus one
Ita, ;imo.11 vutl against
"ot S, 1 a,Vh- 1,1,(1
slde f rs,,,n hti" tlwru
'laaoanpcd Z Ktm"I'mUt!''- WIioji
h . . 114 "IS Cllllillil
fltWii.0 '""'d coi.moi itoo.
FWhrim V" "ut "VPrwholin.
Nr. ! , , ' mi,,:i' -iIouh.
iee aud , " v , ''"live of Ton-.
bKmiu7, 'J( ,,nytw'.vour- old.
lDi iZ Z !;''''0 1,1 Wishing.
Mho Mi.. In 181)1 .m,l Im.
VM . "'0(,f law. in law ,r,.
I Ia loot K ft""',,ov of
umior coni.1. " Juubo or
fctaefii ,rom,,,n,s ou tlit
p;wiw to congress,
Ceorgo While, though hlfi name did
not Inrtlcfito his color, wus convicted
of Hlenllng it chicken, mid the unfeel
ing Judge 8ontoi)cedhliu to pay a fine
"What!" George shouted reproach
fully on hearing hla suntctiec. "Whatl
Ten dollar; for Htenlln' thut chlclconl
Why, Jt'dKe, I could n' bought a smart
er hen for fiO eonts."--I3xclmugo.
The Latin Lnnouago.
Iiiitln wiih one of the original lan
guages of IJurorie, and from It sprang
the Italian, French, SpanUh and Por
tuguese InngungeN. Many words of
our own language are of Latin origin.
It ceased to bo Hpolcen In Italy about
r.81 and wan tlrfet taught In Hnglnnd
by oiio-Adelnniu in the seventh cen
tury. The use of Latin In law deeds
in I2ng!aiid gave way to the common
tongue in the year 1000.
Tho 8tory Humorous nnd Witty,
The humorous story is strictly, a
work of art high and delicate art-
aud only an artist can tell It. averred
Mark Twain. JJut no art Is necessary
lu telling tho comic nnd the witty
story; anybody can do it. The art of
, telling a humorous story understand.
j I mean by word of mouth, not print
was created In America and has re
mained at home,
One noon Charlie Informed his par
cuts that be felt too ill to return to
"Hadn't I better send for the doc
tor'" asked his mother, hoping to test
the genuineness of his Illness.
"Oh, no; you don't need to." replied
Charlie. "He'll be up pretty sooii. I
Just slopprd lu his ofllce on the wtij
home nud told him to come up to see
Winning Both Ways.
Tho Zulu young lady, when suitors
nre not forthcoming, taken the matter
in hand herself. She leaves how.',
lakes a discreet friend of her own sex
and proscntH hcrsolf at the home of
her favored swain. If he regards her
with satisfaction his parents receive
her as his future bride. Should he.
however, bo unwilling to accept her
he makes her a handsome present In
The Mntince Girl.
The mntlnee girl existed as enrlv as
the olgliteenth century. In Jnpan i'!r'
In Ihose days used to throw their
fans and purses at the feet of the
"leading man" ns he niliired along
"the (lower walk" to (he stage. Pic
tures of those "heroes" were an enrlj
product of Japanese wood engraving
and these portraits were secret trcas
uros of many mnideus.
"Hello, old chap." greeted the crowd
at the club. "Hack from your hunting
trip? ling anything?" "
"Xo," responded Chappy Badshot
"Well, no wonder. You nre n back
number.1 The Idea of going hunting
with a tailless pointer."
"Oh, don't blame poor Ueppo! He
had a tail when lie started." Omaha
In the early history of Japan It was
decidedly a dubious honor to be close
ly related lo any person of note, for
one of the laws at that time decreed
that when a person of rank or Impor
tance died all the immediate relatives
must bo burled alive lu a perpendicu
lar position around tho personage's
grave. Their heads were left above
the carlh, and thus they remained un
til welcome death came to free them.
Opals arc so sensltivo that their
beauty Is frequently destroyed by their
wearer's proximity to an open fire.
Tho luster of this stone is caused by
the presence of myriads of little fis
sures, which deflect the. light Into the
characteristic prismatic color of the
gem. Tho tiniest of these fissures Is
likely at any moment to destroy the
Tho first national Thanksgiving may
bo said to havo been the one offered
up at St. Paul's cathedral, Loudon, for
tlio defeat of the Spanish armada,
September, 1CSS. Tho English settlers
In this country naturally adopted the
custom of their native hind, and nt an
early period In our colonial history
Thanksgiving became (liilto common.
Tho institution may bo said to bo the
natural outgrowth of human nature
and luiH probably existed In some
form or other from tho earliest times.
The Word Derrick.
The word derrick for a machine used
to lift heavy weights Is curiously de
rived from a London hangman In the
beginning of the seventeenth century
whoso nuino wns Theodorle and who
Is often mentioned In old plays. "Ho
rides circuit with the devil, and Der
rick must be his host and Tyborno the
Inn nt which he will light" occurs In
"Tho Bollrann of London," published
In lGlfl. The namo thus corrupted
enmo afterward lo bo applied by an
oasy transition to tho gallows and
Inter still to any frame or contrlvnnco
rcsombllng It In shape,
You must be eurc of two thing
you must love your work and not
be always looking over the edge of
it, wanting your play lo begin you
must not be asliamed of your work
and wanting to be doing some
thing else. George Eliot.
HIS GOOD DEED.
It Wis Vcll Done, but It Was Tagged
With a Return Ticket.
"My father," said the man with the
fcido whiskers, "wns a lawyer. One
of his clients was a bothersome old
lady who used to wear Ills life out.
Sho would pny him Interminable visits
nt his ofllco and at our homo, talking
him almost to death about nothing
every time she came, nnd when she
Wns out of town her letters to him
were worso than her visits.
"Once whsn father wns confined lo
his room by a very bad attack of tho
gout and consoiiuenlly was not in the
best of humor he received a very leng
telegram from the old lady containing
n lot of words about nothing. This of
itself did not tend to lnereafc father's
good humor, but when he dls-ovorod
thnt the old lady had sent It to him
collect, ?'l.00-wo!l, to say that he was
angry but faintly expresses his condi
tion of mind. Father nt once called for
wrlilng mnterials and a supply of tele
graph blanks and for the next hour
devoted himself, In spite of the gout,
to writing n reply to his client's tele
gram. Just as lie finished mother en
tered the room. Father told her of the
collect telegram he had received and,
Bhowing her the reply, said: 'This tele
gram is as long as I can possibly
make it. I am going to send it col
lect. It will cost her somewhere be
tween $20 and $25, but It will teach
her a lesson which she needs badly.'
"Mother tried hard to persuade hlni
not to send it, but father was ada
mant. He sent for Jim, my elder
brother, n boy of about fourteen, and
gave him tho telegram, with direc
tions to send it at once at day rate?.
At the same time ho gave Jim a check
on his bunk to get cashed. When Jim
went off with the telegram nnd the
check, father, soothed by tho knowl
edge of n 'good deed well done,' set
tied down to enjoy his morning paper
in as much comfort ns the gout would
permit. In about two hours Jim re
turned nnd, going to father's room,
handed him the money for the check.
Father took tho money and counted it,
and then ho counted It again.
"'What does this mean, Jim?' ho
asked. "I gave you a check for ?50,
but you've brought me back only $20.'
" 'Oh. that's all right, father, replied
Jim reassuringly; 'the telegram you
gavo me to send cost $24.'
'"Father's pout took a turn for the
worse, and he was in bed for a week."
One of the good fellows of Broad
way is a really good fellow, except
that he sometimes inclines an ear to
the tempting of the demon rum, says
the New York correspondent of the
Cincinnati Times-Star. When that
happens hlo wife sends out a hurry
call for Mm, claps him In n Turkish
bath and takes the stewed remains
home a day or so later full of remorse
and echoos. Tho other night he failed
to appear at the domestic hearth nt
his usual hour. Some time later his
wife began making queries by tele
phone. Eventually she got on the wire
of a friend of the periodical souse.
"Havo you seen Harry lately?" she
The friend assured her that ho had
Just parted from her spouse. Yes,
Harry had been drinking a little. The
friend very reluctantly admitted it.
"Is Harry drunk?" asked the wife.
"Oh, no, ma'am." paid tho friend In
tones of horror. "Oh. no, not at all.
By no means. When I left him he
wns able to got along very nicely on
his hands nnd knees."
They Played Corks.
"I walked Into n western bar," said
a New York gambler, "and the pro
prietor greeted me with, 'Did you ever
play the game of corks?'
" 'Trot It out, I said, nnd ho brought
out a bunch of corks and set them In
front of the longest line of guests you
"WUU MY FINai'JJB INTO TOP. BAB."
ever saw in your life. 'Now,' says he,
'the last man to pick up his cork after
I say go Is stuck. Go!' ho hollered,
nud I dug my fingers Into tho bur In
my hurry. I was tho first to pick up
my cork, nil right, but I wns tho Inst
too Tho rest Just stood around and
laughed. The round for that bunch of
pirates cost mo exactly $12.50."
The Bishop and the Senator.
A visiting bishop lu Washington was
arguing with n senator on thodosirabll
ity of attending church. At last ho put
tho question squarely, "Whnt Is your
porsonal reason for not attending?"
Tho senutor smiled in a uo-offenso-Intended
way as ho replied, "Tho fact
Is ono finds so many hypocrites there."
ltoturnlng tho smile, tho bishop snld;
"Don't let that keep you away, sena
tor, Thcro's always room for ouo
I i " "
Yards Located South of Stock
Yards, Madras Oregon
aSiu!MLii&&!dtmiS3ttrt i limn
RICE IN ARKANSAS.
Coming to Be Ono of the Most Im
portant of Southern Cereals.
Of all i In records of wonderful prog
.vss mude In the south In the lat two
Jeiiides. says a writer In Kimball's
Dairy Farmer, none is more Interest
ng or more indicative of growth along
Iglit lines than that of successful de
velopment in the ricelields of eastern
j Along the cotton belt route In the
I 'irnnd prairie and lesser contiguous
I jruiries of Arkansas today are the vis-
.hie evldein es of a new prosperity
more inarveloiis'and more substantial
:linn any one who knew condition?'
I ihere six years ago could have dream
?d of as being possible. This has been
I ichleved neither by miracle nor mere
I :linnee. It lias been brought about by
;he Intelligent use and employment of
the ordinary means at hand. Xo our
lias evi'i-ciiarged thut In the distribu
tion of so lulled natural advantages
Arkansas was uccorded more than her
iliarc. Many have voiced the belief
:hat in the general allotment Arkansas
was forgotten. In the light of recent
Jevelopmeuts In that state, as else
ivhere. it may not be too early to pre-
I Jlct that the time Is coming when men
will realize that In their estimate of
i physical or natural assets they havi
Dften made their Inventories on u false
Illce. as Is well known, cannot be
grown without an abuudnnt water
supply. Farmers who have attempted
to raise it have started out with this
knowledge and In facing the problem
squarely have solved It. A rleo farm
equipped with wells with a sufficient
flow to flood the ricelields becomes lm
inedlntely a high class corn, truck,
fruit and stock farm. Think what it
means to have under absolute control
an unceasing supply of pure vuterv
Trenches carry It by gravitation to
any portion of the land. With It a
oni',. uriin ii hninoii over a temporary
drought. An occasional wetting In- i
sures a splendid return from the truck
patch, and with water always at hand
cows ulniost double ttie quantity turn
more than double the quality of milk
But all these are really secondary
considerations with tho Arkansas rice
farmer. He has his eye on the nwln
chance, it Is to raise rice, which Is
comlug to be one of the most Impor
tant of southern cereals.
Save the Chunks.
You can find many chuulcs of wood
about the farm. Save them all for
the stove. Big knots can be used In
the "chunk" stove, and how. they will
make It laugh on u cold, stormy day
next winter'. Even pieces thnt are a
little decayed will burn nicely If they
are well dried. Save them all.
The ute ol fine stock on the n
erage farm in only the exercise o'
, feet; also wo. id town- for sum 00
' gallon tank, and plutform till ccmploto;
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adras State Bank
TRANSACTS A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS
Money transmitted to all parts of United States and Canada
J. M, Conklin. President and Gen. Man'gr ; C. E. Roush. Vice-President
1)1 KKCTO KS C. E. Roush, M. Putz, J. C. Robinson, Robt. Ren, J. M. Conklin
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The old reliable Harness Maker will
be ready for business
Monday, March 12, 1911
FULL LINH OF
Wholesale and Retail Dealers J
FEsza: .osttd oxjiseid meats
We have the best Hue of Fresli Aleats In the country
ALL KINDS OF GARDEN
HORSESHOEING A SPECIALTY
WAGON & CARRIAGE WORKS
ALL WORK GUARANTEED WITHIN REASON
FINE & JOHANSEN
Successors to Tucker & Culp
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