The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, November 25, 1906, SECTION FOUR, Image 43

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FELLOW of the Royal Zoological ,
Bojlety of Great Britain, W, . ,
wi.tia. ha recently been making .
.,,.rii nt uhm and. In a lately.
published article, be told what has , . . ' .
thus far been done towfcr 1 Staining Cfr ' tak.nI XMs Httt chllllngs abun
ebra to Dames and saddle. ' danUy prove thlsV-4vrnl of them show
"Of all the member of the horse tam- ' groups of antelope afiiMoj"". J?,0"'"'
Hy," says he, "the aebr Is undoubtedly
'tha moat Blcturaaaua
"With Its wonderful strips coat, th
pattern of which not only varies with
the species, but differs In small details
with the Individual animal, tne seora
forms a most conspicuous objeot as It .
I I . L . J I .. 1 .t.nill IM th. '
- browses in the pita duck or stands In the
, . .tHlI. . ..... .. .... ... ' ''
' "It comes ss al surprise to learn .from
- the llpa of African explorers that In IU
native wilds this animal Is one of the
most difficult to see at a rew nunqrea
. ir.rrf- riLl.nMM- hilt. Of. the VCldt. -UJ
. eti'.pes seem to blend Into a basy ground
. AVMttv corresoonds with
" the b'urnt-up grass and sandy strstohes
over which the animal roams.
"The wonderful photographs recenUy
02TT you boya and irl put
these block . properly to-
"rether in a row to aa to
spell tha name of a dear atory-hook
fripnrl nf ell riffltt and cirlat
1 .these blocka properly w I jy ' - f M
'"Ttreeof "tEeTockTarrilreadf
in their proper placea in tha row.
to help you along In aolvini tba
. puzzle. ij f .
- lUddle.
What am L voy. r.nd girlsT tlta
to my description of myself and see
If you can guess me.
"My head and body equal aro, .
My middle slender as a bee J : .
Whether 1 stand o head or heeL ,
"Tie all th tame to you or met - ;
Etit if my head etaould be eut oft:
The matter' true, although 'tl
Strang, . . ,
My head and body Tred thu
Immediately to mmg cnang.
(I) Which ar th two amaUt
ect in ta umier . .
zr Uow 1 It that Methuselah wa
the oldeat man, whan bo- died befor
hi fatharf -
U) vvhat I th difference between
Joan of Ar and Noah' arkT
(4) Why ar sinners Ilk Cora and
potatoesr .
(i) Why ar cashmere shawl Ilk
deaf personsT
- - When a boy fall Into th water.
What Is th hrst thing he doeaf
(7) Whnt Is th best way of making
a coat last? , - . . -
(s What make more nols than a
pig in h siyT
(M Wliit H that which, th more
you take from It th larger grow? .
And what do you suppose thl
creature wssT Tou have all 'heard
the Bible story about him. In riddle
rhyme the story li as follow. . fie
t If you can guess th answer: i
"Beneath th skies a creature one
' V .
- "' . :?, r-'' ' ' a Roifman'la. .
I 7Sw S y V ' ' II . Netherlands "
."Ja. w w gx-m m 1 m ni" i
. together In llie uistance.-wiNJ'
ter have to b looked for betfteM
are noticed." ' .
Where th Horse i Useles.
Being a kind ef first eousln to th
horse and the ass. It may be matter for
...vmhIu I V. . W. auKvai V. . A ha Inn
surprise that the sebra has not long
since been domentlcated, at any rate In
its native country.
The question of ' transport animal
has always been one of the most ?
serious problems that me African
explorer -has -to faco. Ths .horseand-.
the ass serve well enough In certain
fairly healthy regions, but In others,
whero the tsetse fly abounds.., these
animals Invariably fall victims to
their tiny enemy. The African ele-
to Tickle Your Wits
i I I" " " 1 111 1 1 11
V 1 . : ' V- L 1
rI . . i.wVT r M
' . i ni aw m ai arm ar-! i 11
-' did dwell.
. So sacred writer unto us do tell;
L lived, he breathed, to thU tain
world, tl true.
Though h ne'er elnned r any ertl
He never shall In heaven' hleh
kingdom dwell,
Or o'er be doomed to feel th pans
.of hell; -
Tt in him an Immortal soul ther
wan, - -' - - .
That mu"t he damned or, live among
the lust . .
'Answers to November 18 Puzzle
- Historical Plotur Puzzle.
tThe landing of th Pilgrim,"
King John signing Magna Chart.
a j g
7hrxukMhrckenln to the Mddh
rjt;f,M.- .
Urates a Anrt'' ,'5 Z '
phant has never been suooess a
best of draught or of burden, whllo
the cost of Importing Indian one 1
$oo great for practical purposes. -Why.
then, should not tho sebr be
domsstloated and broken to labor?
";., .t the task of 'jmeitlcatlng this
""XJZrrnZ:A ... Ha no am. ana
animmi iiTi -.i-cr i J v - ,.-
Th aebra' ntXe seem ftTW aSeep-
tlonaily highly strung, and however
long It may have reeu kept In oep-
tivlty and accustomed to the sight
; and sound of human beings. It Is al-
ways ready to -take frlaht and to dHMh
off at an unexpected sight or sound. '
Hence Ks very nervoturness uollte It for '
uae ln-4he-treetav- except - to- -a- HtnRed '
extent. . ,"
. Its vicious temper also constitute a
very real- difficulty Although at
times a captive sebra will seem quiet
enough and will oven appear to ap- .
Literary Conundrum.
I. Because he let Ro Terry Cook.
t. To malt Andrew MarveL
t. Vntll Justin Wlneor,
4. When Oeorg W. Cutter.
. To put a stop to Franci Quart.
e. jo leacn rfuua wara now.
T. Bunyan, - -' . : ,
' T-T rirwri.a r-
. Srop-latter Fusele.
Potomao. ' ,' '
: ftevern, '.' . :' '
. l-ludeon, j
lelawar,1. :
- Mississippi.
Hnif ma.-1 .
fit lttersburg. y ': '' .s
.... -- printar'a Pi. - - '
He slam th door too soon by half
And pinches my lingers with Just a
And toese my hat In th red pear treet
lie's a rough old fellow, and h tease
ta. . i
1. Unow.
1 I)rk.
S. Bread.
TAtitU trxf Meov&s
prolate th eeresse of lt owner, It .
... ha rtenended upon, and;
often, without a moment warning.
It will lash out with lt legs and will
. bit furiously at the hand hat feed
It- Thla probably result from the
highly strung condition to which w
have already alludodj .
i While the bra can xrt onsld.
arable trength for atrme,
', ta lack endurance, and In thla way
I iuMtuti strongly wun ita
rSatlviTthe asa? After putUnf Tor.
ward a-reat SU-cngth, and pernapa
'Demdlesalr ekeellng Itseir tor a sno
time. It becomes exhausted nd an-
-at do any mora. - . . ,
Notwithstanding, these obstaol,
many experiments have been mad
E domesticating ahd breaking In the
"ebraT to South Africa It has fre
nuently been tnugbt to go In harnes
an5 to draw light vehicles, while In
England the Hon. .Walter Rothschild
Sained a team of Burchell s aebras.
along the quiet roads arouna inng.
Th Cot of a Zebra Xm. s. ;
A team of aebra would prove
somewhat eosUy luxury. -At the pres.
ent time A Brchelebra-by far the
commonest Pl-i'' f1.0.
wnicn di " . . - - w. .
become rare njteuth AWce. cost
I'Ma mil 11 II LM 111 r.wi'ioa '
jvf n'uTi 2Q.JtlWu, while the Boroaiiiang.
""n --rr the largest ana uanu
or Qrevy s. jiy cannot b pro-
gomesi wi 101 -'
The ProfessQr
-v NCE upon a time ther wa a
I 1 Professor, a very clever man
I J so clever, in fact; that ho wa
really a magician. .
He lived In a cottage by himself In
the country, and all the P W r5in
knew about him a id his magjo-jn-
' "tiSmoVnltg.thl. ttl-bn?. -tood
looking through th V1" Vfc
dow-which was open-wtehIng him
at work. It seemed very fdnny work
TohnViy-th. Professor was pound
ing something tip t . . ert or. basing
Vhatever are you dolngr, h ld
!'atii.....iiii Inokad un with a
starL for he naa not nuu ......
H, wor spectacles, for h was quit
1 Za marL and he looked through
nm " ' " ' - ,
Ing PIUS," ne iniwireu.
!Pftlsl'' And Johnny baekad a , Mttlo
from th window; for, you ( a, be
'WptrirfoV-th.5 cur. of .Hn.
h .xpfainedl "but faults-such nj
bad temper, greedlnese, sulklness and
seinshness. :. " . ..
nh t aald Jnhnnv. coming nearer,
to thq window again. He had never
heard of pllla for the cure of fault
before have youT end though he
supposed they were just as nasty a
h other kind, hla aurnris con
quered hla tear, and he watched th
-- Profasor with greater Interest than
: before. And then he wa told a
. children often ar told by grown-.
tips when they are getting dread
" fully Interested ln 'tolng-to "run
away." . . -
"I am very busy," explained th Pro
fessor; "and 1 never let anybody
watch m when 1 come to the msglo
part of the plll-maklng." (At the
mention of "magic1 of course, John-,
ny wanted to stay more than ever.
"'Run away, little boy, U you please.
And Johnny did run away, but not
very farrand after a time he saw the
- Professor come out of hie cottage,
. and, locking the door behind him, set
out for a walk. And when th Pro-
feasor wa out of sight. Johnny want
back to th cottage and peeped In at
the window again.
There wa nothing on th table now
the basin and ..El the bottle and
box (ther had been lots when
Johnny looked before) had been out
- away; but raxing around th room, he
aw a number of little round boxes
standing on a shelf Ilk ordinary Pill
boxes. And a sudden naughty, ml-,
chlevttus desire took possession of him
to see what th pills th maglo pills
Inside were ilk.
- ... e e '
Th window was (till open, and a
Games to Play -
JOIXT stust for an evening In th
hour- I a family orcneaira. --
Chon-" on "person tu setvi
. eonduotor. Let everybody els sit
4 around hef In a circle, each one hav
ing agreed to imitate a certain, lnstru
. ment which he hae chosen for his own
one a flute, another a violin, another a
drum, to
Xh conductor rape with his baton
(a can or umbrella), and aa he raise
tt tor th tart let vry performer
Rlv out th first not of hi Imitation
Perhaps a measure or two of srm
.familiar Selection, Ilk ' lyOhengTln,"
can be given fin this way altogether.
Then the conductor can call on thl
on and that on to giv a wnlo parv
and Impos a fin upon htm If h gig
ngies or brvak down. ,t.
This Is great fun for a parly.
Mrs, Klnculand describe the gam of
Bachelor's Kitchen, which sound good.
All the Player alt In a row, except
one, who Inquire of each person what
' he or She will give to furnish the bach
' elor-e kitchen. Kach on answer by
' naming eome article that might find
place In a hltohen but no two may b
'Th quotloner then begin with thq
first player, and puts to him all sort
of questions, to which he may reply
only by the repetition of tho nam of
bis contribution. r
If, for example, on has given a pall,
th questioner nsks, "What' did you
-wash your fsc in thl morning?" An
wer. "A psll. "From what did you
ent your breakfastr Answer, "A pall,"
The -object' Is to make the player
' laugh, which subjects them to a for
feit, ns does also th addltlrwi pr sub
stitution of any word to their chosen
-; answer. . ... . . ' . , '
are to keep tAa f?y
cured for lea than 3S0 or CSOO ($16
or 1600). 1
At the present time a fine example of
a erosa-bred xebra can be seen at - the
Zoological Gardeni In London. It was
brought from the Transvaal and Bre
eented to the Kin. Like most of these
hybrids. It la very- elaborately striped. '
far more so. Indeed, than the parent
sebra. It temper, however. Is far from
amiable. . -
Training Zebra In London.
A little tlm.back some xprlroenta
were made at th Zoological Qarden
In training certain individuals or th
, Ursa stud of sebras exhibited there. A -well-known
trainer undertook the work,
and proceeded to break In the sebra
Ilk ordinary colt.
. At first th experiment emed to
promise well, and 'some of the hand
somest sebras allowed thslr keepers to
" ride them, and It was thought that they '
might become available, for carrying
' children about the grounds. ' .
, Unfortunately, however, one of th
' ' moat valuable specimens died rather
. suddenly, and, as It was thought not
Impoeslbl that it death was Indirectly .
brought about by th shock and strain
of breaking In, it wa decided to aban
don the experiment,
, In Italy, during the hot summer see-
-ton,. the files are very numerous and
-very annoying. . .
Kind masters try to protect their,
horses from these flies by covering them
with net and plumbs which. Incidental
i .,.0 ' ;
jgic Temper Pills A Funny Little Tale
' "
II s . T 4 J 1 3 w vi tl in irk..
I ........ . . . ,, . Vv.T .... J .. -a W a J M mi m sin aa . . sn.
Mt 'J jr, '.t".'.fiJ IX. awaWr a, , 1 ' IM T"m"e
The Profesact "war pounding something up in a aort of baiin. , .
""What ara you doing!" aaid Job- ay.;, ' ,?;.
"I'm making pills," he aaid. ' . . .
few - mom.nt. i...r Johnnv had - how ho had mixed tn pUia. knew that
momenta later Johnny
climbed through It was standing on '
a chair and looking at tha Professor
pllla; but, as he wa looking st them, '
a step outside startled hliu. so that
he dropped th box In hi hands and
knocked two other off the shelf!
Th step had not been the professor
It passed by the cottage; lut the
Sills had rolled over the Moor In every
Irectlon. and Johnny felt dreadfully
frightened. They were all mixed now,
of course; but he didn't think, of that
as he gathered thorn hastily up and
put them Into the boxes: and when he
scrambled out of the window again,
before the Professor returned, he
though there was "no harm done,
after all." 1 . . ''''
A few day later-Johnny went to
the cottage again, to watoh the Pro
fesavr making pills, and to try to
cerfuade him to let hint th
'maglo part." But - when he looked
through th window, no basin, or
bottles, or boxes stood upon th .
' t.hU. an4 thouah tha Profeasor wa
In th room, ne eai wun m-racer
buried In his hand. At Johnn' cry
of dismay he looked up, ana Jonnny
thought-he looked much older than
whan he had Been him before.
"Whatever I th matter?" he said,
THE PKOFtSbOH'a Q'&li.t
"MatterT" aaid th Professor, and h
spoke In a very sad vole "matter
enough! No on will buy my pills, and
I am culndl"
Johnny (tared at him ta astonishment.
"But why r h ald. ' Whrwon,t-i-r
they buy your plllsT" - ,
J " Because-tbey sarateyH--R(r
have done - more harm then good ,
have given fault Instead of curing . -
themr noirneor oiiienv, "in
other day a woman asked me for a pill '
io cure her little girl of talkativeness,
and she says that it has given her a
violent temper. A man who had a pill
for bad temper naa oeoom greedy,
while a boy who took on of my puis
' for greedlnese has become talkative. I
Cannot "Understand It, ' added the Pro
feasor, with a groan, "unless the ptll
,- have become mixed. But 1 am so ea re
fill to keep them In the proper boxes."'
"Mlxedl1' exclaimed Johnny, and th .
Profemnr looked up charply at his tone, .
"But If they war, they wouldn't giv
people faults." , - '
i "uh, ye they would." said th Pro
fessor. "That 1 tha funny thing about .
my pills they can giv th fault they
' cur to any one who does not already
possess It. That' why I'm so careful -
not to'rnlx them. If a good-tempered
' man were to take a pill for bad temper,
he would become bad-tempered. Do -
" , you see T" .
' Johnny did ! and, remembering
ly, glvo them .very gay and festive ap
pearance. . '
Th masters, too, mak an attraotlv
picture under their queer, gay . sun
ahadee. . ,( .
A friend from Part sent this plotur
of a dog-barber plying hi trad on th
River Beln. -
"A touton," asys she, 1 th tender
nam by which th -lTnah poodle is .
known In his nntlv land. , . .
be wa at th root of an the m Inch let.
And th Professor, watching him. had
grown suspicious. . -
An' Aladdin's Lamp;
9 1
: 1 .
11.1 u i.-..1l an AladOiU a
"1 "vi. wnrl
lamp, it miut a remaraav ,
light. , .
UIS lamp I not te 'mu "m,5
-1 of Aladdin,
men n " .
y run gentiy
gently tn oroer . " '
a no
.knur M..u wnnoerrui
Xtravagant ooinga in n V" rt.
it Is, however, a wonderful lamp, lor
It -has power to produce an extraorov
nary light similar to that of a Plw"tu.,
incandescent electric glob, and mat,
too, without either amok or any aort
fit disagreeable odor.
In fact you might almost Csll It an In
candescent lamp, only Instead Of an
........... ...... V. - I ... 1 h nl viniif
eiacinu wmiivii. - -
'"Vfrst; you mM b told that'platlnwn
I, metal thst has the Property ot ao-
Borbing great oeai 01 gas or ir.
Very well. New Prermr your lamp
thus Tak aa ordinary chaang-dl;:tt
- - ' " . - ,; - ' ,' ..
"H la a very Important member of
th family, and ovary Sunday morning)
he I nt In car of a maid to th dog
barber, on the bank of th Seine, for
his bath and shave. ,
"A f rano for th bath and a franc fog
the shave In th wonderful dipping)
machine (40 cent la all) and then Tou
ton I ready for nla beautiful new pink
ribbon and th pleasant amble down th
boulevard toward horn." r
' "Could you have touched my plUsr
he said.
"Oh, no!" answered Johnny, for I am ,
sorry to any that be wa untruthful a
well a mischievous. And then, because 1
he felt hla face getting red,- he ran ,
away. -; . ...
But th Professor felt sure that h
had told a story, and, thinking bow
useful a Dill for the euro of untruthful. -
neea would be. the Professor nroceeded .
to Invent ene; and a few days later,
when be saw Johnny passing by hi
window, he called him In, Johnny went
very reluctantly. - ;
"Do you like honeyf aaid the Pro
fesuor. ' ''I have eome, and should Itk
rou to taste It." And he took a spoon
ul from a pot upon th table.
For a moment Johnny eyed It doubt
fully; then, he opened hi mouth and
swallowed the spoonful' of honey..
Then, after saving it was vrv nlea.'
uuuuuns ,in fro resso r.n - went...
away. But befor he had got home ho
turned round and ran back again ta
the Professor' cottage. His face wa
red a a entered, ana he nunc
mixed th pills," ho stammered.
, had .hpmiirk K w.h.Iaw .
I clilra. - t. n . if. . 1
..kd j Thn h burst Into tears.
AZr T,fT Patted him kindly
and the Proi -heati, WM looking quit
on the shoulder. IZv
'happy again now. V, m addlna1 a
"Yhafs T right I" h fw fbVt vJouU
though to himself. "I kna-y . wo
he h. -t teW to Zi&iSF?
fresh ptll for th our Of greedlnes-, .
bad temper and talkativeness, and
took them at one to th people who
had suffered through Johnny' mis
chlevousnees; and when h had ex
plained what had happened, and beg
ged them let him set things right,
they were only too glad to accept tho
pllla and pay for thm.
So th Professor' pill became pop
ular again, and be went oc Inventing;
them till h had a ur for almost
very fault Including mlachlevousness.
And h gav Johnny on of the (la
another spoonful of honey), so that h
should not meddl with hi pill again.
But I'm o glad rn't youT that
u and I don't bav Bill for fault.
It's so much better t fight a fault and
conquor It. Amy Ferr. i
: lamp (alcohol Ump), tlx no a strong
1 wire arm over It, something flk a fancy
street-lamppost or shop sign support,
and from this arm suspend a platinum -wlr
which ha been twisted into a,
spiral, Mak sur that the wire hang
dlrecflr over th - wick or - th bole
," through which th flam rises..
Now light th wick or alcohol, and
, th flam will quickly hoot up the
platinum Wlr nd mak It red hot . ,
In a few moments put out the flame.
Tou will then discover the astonishing)
fact that th platinum wire, far fronj
gradually cooling, will grow steadily
' hotter (the wick being wsrm enough tj
en"-" continuous vaporli nf
.. the aToohol and the fPl'n
absorbed hy. th platinum wire) and aa
oon s it turns to a
,' or, it will brri'i '
row out an In
Ul oontlnu a. .
ciea -r-
y jjj m t at 1
"Vi.. il i Intareallng exoerlm
This I " J:!".': "
wotlh y"" tnrk.e. boys ei,J s
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