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THE -OREGON SUNDAY JOURNAL, PORTLAND. SUNDAY MORNING. AUGUST 18, 1C07.
: S ' Among , Men who Work, with Hand ', or Braio.
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CHOPPERS WIN IN BIG GAME
No Places for Whittlers
By R. C. Brown
VCH ther wil man and h Idled
hi lit iwtr and h died. Now,
thy ay. ha la working overtlm
making pltohforka to mak up
for what ha didn't do her.
Thl la probably not traa; what
beet with trouble and foot Ungler.
ao they alt down In Uia pain Jd dura
not go farther. .
- Burs, Ufa la hard, if you make It ao,
and Ha harder to keep out of the plt
falle In thla life than It la to walk on
water without fall In In. We all fall
Into pltfa.Ha, but Idleness la not a pit-1-
they" aay generally Un't But It all -fall. It la a cesspool. A few of ue are
goe. to ahow that people feel that the
Idler will have to mv. up for hla loet
time at one tiro ' or another, either
here or hereafter. .... .
And he WML - .
But usually yea, always h get
bta punishment on thla earth. -
Some of ua have a curloua idea of
hell; we think we can put It off until
wa die um um you can't nut It oft
you'll get what', coming to you right away.;
ier auu yvuiv .
. , -. . ... , ,.- f,
. Idler Busy Doing Nothing. .
; .in Idler la a man who counts the
'Ink biota on hla blotter In hit spar
born In It. some of ua walk Into It lota
of ua atumble and fall into It. but moat
of ua roll Into It.
If you're In the doo! of Idleness, you
know It you reel f mighty well and lt'a
tv 1 .
about um that you were doing a nine Wi 'it i 11 yj a
aerloua thinking about how to get out I) 3 1 ' "f"
iouv go to a at out ir you are going I1 5 t ' I ' V
to get there, that la a self-evident fact. I I 1.
You can't afford to alt around with the '- N
other Idler, and whittle vour Ufa CT. i I V
. I, I
' :" r Js ' , I ',"'
-. !a"-l ", ,. I ' '
aw " M I t
Sort Cur for Whittling Habit.
1 RUSH YOUR OPPORTUNITIES
j Big Men Had. Small Starts
. By John A Moris
PSA KIN CI of being ally to Op- a common laborer In the public gardena.
portunltlea," aatd Thlloaophar rT V" yara he wai ao poor he wroia
ihii" .-..j - the heada of hla maeter'a locturea on
Fbll to ft crowd of lounger t,., an(1 mMlB a- h had no money
In Grant park, "remlnda me of to buy better material. At lt. how-
how ft Chicago boy got a Job ever, aome Athttnlan cltiaenat onwnmi
in that elty ae-eral year. ago. He had i..'TOT-. o aub.
applied at many placet where he thought alatenve. had him aummoned before the
boya might be wanted, bat Wcf alwaye Areopawue (according to a law borrowed
K.i hu. ,h. rim ki. w- from the Egyptian) to account for hla
had been the anawer. On hla way home manner 0t lvinK. Thereupon he pro
he atopped on a aide street where ft uced the gardeoer for whom he drew
crowd waa trying to look Into the win- water and the woman' for whom he
dow of a gayly decorated atore. Hap-' ground meal ae wttneae to prove that
penlng 'to araae upward he aaw a boy he lived through the actual lubor of hla
about hla own ae and elan leaning far handa. It la aald that the Judaea ao ,
out of a firthtr-Mory window curiously admired hla conduct that they ordered
Inspecting the crowd below, and trying JO nil nee (about llfD In our money) -o
to aee wnat waa gou
There, only on. way out, but that 1. AFT T . Ml CZCZKTl S K A fF DFU TT G
Lota of u. hare gott.it . v t j-tjtjt axwwi.y jl. jLJaVeleW A AJXNAJUk
ft aure one.
out by th. Mm. path.
'Look out dere. youl' ha ahouted
.- . ' Qulrkly, you'll fair out!'
1 ."He had acarcely finished apeaklng
i I when th. boy above loat hie hold on the
window am ana leu to in. aiaewajK
below. . . ;, '
. : v - ',. : '.
If you don'
ttLrs. hV7p.v;.m."u-'airr;. islI-1' ou ? btn
Thl. U lts
" time. Toa can tell on. mil. away, if
- ' th.r. 1 ft telegraph pole In the vicinity,
for he either will be leaning up Malnat
the pole or whittling at It with the
dulleat blad. In hla knif. " , '"
There used to be an idler Jn my town.
, . He wag ft most lnduatrloua .Idler; If
that man bad pot th. energy he used '
' up In Idling Into torn, good bualneaa
. ' ha would have been ft general of finance. ,
HVused to alt on ft comfortable cushion
' In ft rocking chair on th. front porch'
' and whittle .tick, while hla wife took
, In trashing and bought blm new trous
ers every time h. wor. th. .eat out.'
. Hi. offlo. houra were from S a. m.
, till 10 p. m., and he waa continually at
it Do Jgfe Deatk in; Deep Pita
':". ;'-;Y ;.' .; . By . Joflcpt GolJe ".
'Take the whittle cure. -
, .Start tomorrow morning.. . .m ELAT
. Get' up when th. alarm goe off' 44 II ' ws
maybe It will .top ringing from aur- wm thm top heavea. And b. doe.
prise,, but don't you ear., lt'a don; Ita . , swell thl. oft.n aa there la ma
work, anyway Just take lesson from . t.H.t t the tuittmn mi
Jt and see that you do youra. Ion t trtol xh oottom to fill
11a In bed that extra five minutea and the bucket: which ta no bucket at all.
ray that the office building will burn but only a box more or Jeee atrong. All
-.TAir w. -r.r.v rr.r- "ix z .7 n d.y tor
".7?"' .llf K whltUer. Tou cant afford to waste
KATB," aay. th.i man In th. theae lt'a beat to leav. underground at
ell. ' And then th. man at the. bottom of the welL. 1
At length come, the tlm. when the
drill must be used. 1 No more rock can
be pried up with the pick or broken off
with th. hammer. Pick and apade are
tent up, drill, and cleaner and ft rag
are sent down. The rag Is to be wound
around the drill oloae to the hoi. to
moreover, it', waiting for you. Get upt ; : Well digger, are proverbially tndlf- keep the water that 1. alwaya uaed when
ytur desk Tat tbe tlm." when 'Pour Vr 'rnt t0 'WOr ot Dmocl They condition, permit from aplaahlng out of
me nuie up iniu int iitcv- ui idi uriiier.
The cleaner la most often a piece of tin
fastened to the end of ft alender atlck
and made cup ahaped to scrape out the
mud formed by the mixture of rock dust
lown or that It has been burned down ,h v.... t
during the 'nlaht. It hasn't burned awen.wer. more
down. ron't worry. It's atill there, and or lea. constitutionally weak.
uana lor mil aay. tm punctual, t
busy, be a chonper.
wnen mere is 10 minute apare time
'.'" .if-w m ii utuDiviiua in mi
World between ft chopper and a whlttler.
One great big difference la that you alt
down to whittle, and It I. quit, necea-
. aarr that you atand up to chop.
If you are ft whlttler. out it out rlaht
now: break the blade off short and
don't borrow the money to buy another
, knife. There la, of course, a certain
' undeniable fascination about whittling,
but, you know, the men who make the
chlpa are those who chop. Maybe you
don't care for the chla. If you don't,
go to the FIJI Islands you're elected
all they do there la to tie on the sande
. until their baoka get hot and then roll
over and warm over the breakfast Tea,
the FIJI Island, la auroly th. Ideal place
for th.whltu.ra. - .. .
Don't let time flv. miUta time flv.
Change old Omar's cry ot "The bird of
time hae but ft little way to flutter and
get uaed to dodging half ft ton of rock
dropped from height. They acquire ft
sublime contempt for little thlnga Ilka
that. Being dug out of a forty foot
caveln ta. fur them, only ft bid for fame.
We admire their nerve. , . '
Rung for Dying Man't Job. 7
. "Wlth.ut waiting to view th mangled
remalna. thl. Chicago "kid' marked th.
plac. with hla, eye, took the elevator
nnd waa' soon on the' fifth floor.
, - "Arriving at the proper place he In
quired for the manager. Being told th.
manager waa busy, th. boy aald he'd
After ft few minutes the manager
came out of an fnalde office and Jimmy
atruck him for a Job.
"The gentleman smiled pleasantly.
M,No,' he aald. we have one office
boy and that la all we need at present'
."'Yep!' aald Jimmy, not daaed In the
leaat, Tut, it seems to me I ought to
be It Th. boy wot you had fell, outer
der winder a few mlnnlta ago.. He',
dead, an' I cum to get der sit."
"Aa Investigation proved th. truth of
hla words, he waa hired.
"Now," went on 4 he philosopher, look
ing at hi. finger nails attentively, "thla
The hammer goe. merrily on at tho ,tory may aound heartless, but that boy
tof time haa a long fllxht to make and.
must grease my wings If I want to
eep up with It and ahow at the finish."
dob t te tne laat one to leave th.
waahstand at noon. Get out and get
f our dinner and get backhand be aure
o always have vour coat off and your
sleeve, rolled up before . the whistle
mows to go iiaca to worn.
Th. ropea around the. bos - formed
handle, after the manner of th. old
fashioned carpet bag, and war. attached
to the well rope with' a double bitch.
Th. well rop. waa. In turn, attached to
th. windlass by aome wire nalla, driven
rate of sixty lick, to the minute; more
, or less.
This 1. hard work. A ' blacksmith
well admits, th. man at the top cornea
down to lend a hand. Then both men
take turn, at striking and turning th.
drill. T. do either of theae well re
quire, a certain knack gained only' by
: v- : . ' :
tta natrf him aii nf H nnhliA Imianrv.'
- "Masons and bricklayers- ran boast of
Ben Johnson, who worked at the build
ing of Llnooln's Inn with a trowel In
his hand and a book In his pocket. Huah
Miller, the geologist: Allan Cunnlnanam,
the ncnlptor and. writer, and tid wards
and Telford, the engineers, were . all
originally maaona and bricklayer.
Among distinguished carpenters might
be -mentioned Inlgo Jenes, the architect;
Harrison, the chronometer-maker; John
Hunter, the physiologist; Professor Lee.
the orientalist; John Gibson, the sculp- .
tor, and Komney and t'ple, the painters.
- "From the barber ahop came Jeremy
Taylor the moat poetical of divines:
Sit Rfbhsrd Awkrlght the Inventor . of
the spinning Jenny and founder of the
cotton manufacture, and Turner, th.
greatest among landscape painters. .
America Offers Example.
"Abraham Lincoln, na you probably
know, waa ft rall-aplltter and General
U. 8. Grant waa tanner. Andrew
Johnson, on. of the president of the
United States, was ft tailor, and ao
Ignorant was be that he did not know
how to read or writ, until after
reached manhood, when he waa taught .
by the woman who afterward became
the bird le on the wing.- to "The bird FlaW lit RletUlf Endanger Worker. wo,ud tire t It When the width of the the firm to ascertain ita loaa and ad
,i I... - 1 . -1 - - "i . a " " wall admits, the men at the too cornea .n,k.- v.n ..
w.i.w .ua nil.' 11 1 u . . . W biiu iumi
applied he might not have obtained the
situation." .,. .
waraksa anll..e. en nnnAseiinitiaa efW. at
boy was dead enST someone had to have One of the prominent mem-
tne oi, ana it jimmy nan waitea tor ner. or tne Engusn parliament ai one
pers, the men who get lemon are th.
Kemember that tomorrow.
-ftaw wood, make dual, and mt th.
But Chicago' no pine, for yon If you morrow afternoon and wonder who
r. an Idler. We don't do It here, you glued th. hand, down, yon usually
know. Whan we catch ft man lying on do. Dpn't talk with th. atenographer
th. aandv ahor. of Lake Michigan w. about th. Knits Bos, talk' about th.
lther put him In th. lake put him to price of .ox, if that' your bualneaa.
work, put blm out of th. city, or put Keep your mind on business and don't
him Into th. cooler. Of court, if Im- Idle. ,--;
possible to n.a thl. same achem. with
r&SS&nthi V"ter way. in. and Making Acquaintance of Dynamite.
Th. man at the top,' If he 1. green,
begin, hi. acquaintance with giant pow
der by being nervoua and over cautious
In handling It and therefor, become.
awkward. , Thl. - lead ' to
Creek Savanta Rote From Labor.
.. . Heaven he'lp. those who help them
civet,' It ft laying old and true," ven
tured another man. "For Instance, there
waa Plautua, th. Oreek poet, who at one
tlm. being reduced from competency to
least from the nailed end. If the rope
became too short b reason of the well
becoming too long. a. new and longer
rope waa procured.
The command "heav." meant to wind
Op the wind is s. ...
Now at to thlt heaving bualneaa. If
the well la going down through Just
dirt, amy clay, the man. at the top haa
pretty steady Job, physical culture
enough to stock a college. When the
bucket It raised hlsh enourn above the
acheme with . There Is no in mutimt ..fc.- well by the windlass, the kink board la
k tb. men In th. office., but if w. did, If lc Idler about not Idling at outttlns fh!d7iJ!!rriin.l,CJ. l bucket
Tn Vmo ,d,'r'' t,m- Whlttler. teldom hear tho flrtt SrmiSS.'vtSi
th. Jail would b. full and th. popular 'whistle, but they alwaye hear first the r la necessary in order not to tend
, , ma ducki snu cunieots pacn to tne
that ,.t nn n ne wen.
Jones gets two
EmSroV; Man at Top'a Work Not Difficult
imposlble. - toeelbly- yu 'don .? d d when . ni"," 'V.' ' Then. , th. ma. at th. top I atrong
1 rj out tnis
pi a wnmier. Then If you find a rala
In your pay envelope you will have no
frees. fAittt tr tvsk aau ! uil daa.a is a
frhrj'ISTilT'- Ahat'" thi 'fP"n that yWr imp 5yer de.n t
trouble with th. Idl.m, their path. nr. know hi bueln.ee. . "
then bent over and pounded down. Th.
w.lght of rop. and bucket never came
on these nalla directly. The man at th.
top, who elevated th. filled bucket by
Wlndlne- Its fm nrt m lni41aaa wmrm m .1.
way. to remember to .top one turn at Should It not he ende too often by being a oommoa laborer and whll grinding . --
time vaji IwMtthlerk In linuojl.
"John Bunyan, the author of P11-
grim'. Progress,' waa a tinker; Watt ,
was a maker of mathematical Instru
ments, and Stephenson was an engine .
fireman. Bewick, the father of wood
engraving, waa - ft coal miner, and
Herschel, the astronomer, pleyed th.
oboe In ft military band. Michael Fara
duy waa the eon of a blacksmith and
earned hla living aa ft bookbinder antll
he waa 21 yeara old. Copernicus waa
the eon of a Polish baker, Kepler of ft
Oerman public house keeper. . Laplace -
waa the eon of a poor pensant of Beau-
th A hlttsrast anA moat dee-rajlMl novertv Hnn a u ... iu.r mh 11 th-
accidents, at laat hired hlroeelf out to ft baker aa father of Blr laaao Newton waa ft roall
over-confident, which sometimes spells corn exercised hie mind In study. Th. ' . " ' i 5'J
carelessness. My partner one time took "m, m!lr. bt' o-i.I tl?v,!?f - .. .. . .. .
a bit. of dynamite thinking h. wa. tak- ho"w."reeSothW.o ptPatMoneP,?rn;". SmaU Wagea Laid to Fortunes.
. "Colli P. Huntington first started
out In life a. ft peddler of butter nnd
eggs, telling them for whatever he could:
get. John Wanamaker's first salary
wa. 11. SS ft week as errand boy in ft
atore, while George W. Chllda. th well
known proprietor of the Public Ledger
of Philadelphia before be died,. started
Ing a Chew Of tobacco. He had been they hired themselves out aa brlcklay.
carrying ft loot, and of a .tick of the laborers and were . employed in
.r.,tr.Io.rd hi. overall. ,n3 carrying mortar to the tope of building,
stuff around in his overalls pocket, and Tn common class of day laborers have
had forgotten It Then ha made aome lven us .Bobbie' Bums, the poet: Cook,
bad objurgation and eoma good reso--fn, navigator, and , Brlndley, the e
lutlnna. . .. alneer " -
- P. dr,m,U. M!Ji2,I!"t4,K-ti!W.'!? "Ve. said ft -.mall and daintily
out In hot water. Thla le the aafest drea.ed man. the historian of the group,
ra?- ".om- u". V1f n1 ucn..nuc.t "great men of science, art and literature
to th. detriment of the ovene and eur- h" ottm eom- , th nooPM?
itnriillnay awaimar Rnm tnvaaffi rinll I ha . . . ... r
t -;u or tnicago wouta no reauced per- T quitting whistle. ,
, : ooptib y. - ' .... . . ' - . Don f alt at your- dealt
Mil .W8W om o-r. doing by hour and wonder why
. ' ' mises to your one. juat
tell you yon are not only want- d oca that last half hour.
" inr roii r time due tou sr. m.kin. -n..- tin.. A k.n
rounaing ecenery. nome even now tne nor ,av- difficulties apparently " errand ooy ror ft rnuaaeipni
,U5?L:.7. "'"!T".'?.,1V insurmountable proved too hard to be bookseller at ft a month. Andrew Car.
.uw . ovemnm. bv irmil. ... np.la did hla
oess lmoossiDia f oaalhlv vnn
' think that succeea ta worth while. Well.
rieuner oo the files, for that matter;
, that a why but few of them take the
trouble to live over until next seaaon
but then, poor things, with all the
puisonea paper ana tanglefoot around.
way. But they
ao it twice. - -
Hot water I safest, though when you
aee nitroglycerin ooslng out from the
stick and floating on top of the water
Ilka e-rease in rood rich soun. vou some
times wonder if the sides of the old
kettle will ever get hot enough to set It
:," " fcrr ' 'r .. and a-lnrtea In hla ir.nri)i hm Mthar. kettle will ever get not enougn to set it -
..wRfi". r'!r.tmbr th !- .Hi V t. . i. i.i . . ! father. ff ndyoa ao t fln,Bn tbe refjectlon. Athen as ft
I'tii.?,"1! whhittl o- Duckt ' ' and ao car- 'Bucket!" alnga out the man In the d noqulrlni
e .? 2PXr '"ir ' " Otherwl.. the well.. . . - . . -?Zlir '
And. the man at the ton sends down
the bucket, the windlass whirling and
he braking with both hand.
L kout b low!" shouts th man at the
WIRE TAPPER ONLY A GHOST
Lasy Fake to Catch Rubes"
"-' -'By Weljcr S. LouJock
ejpnjYERT little Whlll
I . ; goe to the nol
t In N.W Yorktha only two eltle ""oy back and with It aome winnings, hedo without 'emr ,
J-a In the oountr, wh.r. the ttT' i" f for -to huny,-
- ' wmrr. im eucKer IS perBUSdod lop, ua uvwa ues ku
bucket I. dragged, usually on ft plank
lending to th. dump.
If tb. man In th. well ha atruck
bedrock, drilling an bleating begin. But loC.l,"1aJ"ffeu""'" of own-.v
t h. .w i. ...Ji - -k.T . . A'rlght." comes out - of tho well.
..... - -. "Ljti r come." rnen
loo, of tb. rock l. picked out. if there
I ft chance of-breaking obatlnat. place,
with the hammer, which welrh. tlx or
. eight pounda, thla la also done.
"Bucket I" yella Below.
;-- "Whatl" yella the Top. "Totfr aur.
ft glutton for work. Take It eaay,
"I've got some dlamonda for
negle did hla first work In a Pittsburg
telegrabU oirice at J a ween. A. 1 .
Stewarr mffde his flrxt start In life a.
a school teacher. 'Lurky Baldwin'
father waa an Indiana farmer, and here
waa where the boy first . learned th
value of work. Whltelaw Reid'a first
wsges were aa correspondent on a Cln-
nl.n.ll - t -V . Wiuilf T? Ir.,-
ftoqulrlng ft taaU for philosophy he ard Hardin Davis, the story writer.
put himself under th tuition of Zeno. started as a reporter onthe Phfladelphln
.Ithnn.h h. bad nnlv tl o.nti ' TTnahla Press at $7 ft week, and John V. Kocke-
ftlthough a , had omy H cm i. unabi. feJ1 tn- rlche(lt mM ,n th, world xo.,
to attend th. school of philosophy In rtay ws a farmer' ton In Tioga county.
the daytime, he drew water at night as is aw Torn."
Cleanthea Began With 63 Centa. ..
"Cleanthea, a native of Lydla, went to
wrestler about too B. C.
rvp n,,i ... i-.-i . i . . . . 1 ve got some ciamonua tor your
VKRT Httl while late somebody in bet at aome racetrack, or unon a wifer come out of the ground, "buah-
4 goe td xh. police In Chicago or "P the stock market He geta hi. els of 'em! Send the bucket! What'll
I a-uess." -aavs
th. htilr. AM til. '
try flourlahet with any aucoesa to invest his roll. All the nrenar.tlnn. run.
nnd oomplaln that he haa loat monav with the utmost aecrecy. The . Perhapa aome pebble that adhered to
throaa-h hevm, M.t.. . P!P'I. 1 tow. that-It will be better th s dee or bottom or tne bucket rail.
nlron for him In case of a -,
or n "bloom- bringing their meeaage below. It la
Heave away!" and nn comet the
bucket with hammer .and' drlllt and
water can, -and. If the outfit ia a lux
urious one, a sack of hay that ha
served as ft cushion to tit on. ,
.'. v';M ,W.' '"';
Sends Making of Quake Into Earth.
' And then the man at th top put
everything for the blast Into th bucket
nd forget nothing not ' even ' th
"dumpling" that war warming In the
"seup.". a he facetiously refer to th
EASIEST JOB IN THE WORLD
Beinfi a Dru. Faters Decoy
. -: - .v ; By - Doty G. ' Conaon . "
ong of wire tapper. Tat if a rew.i er." to keen aa far from . w surDrlaina bow big a email. Insignificant
.Of llO.OOa wor. offered, for the nrod.,. Prrn a poatlble. Often he goes out of P"bbl grow and .how loudly it talks by
ft patent medicine decoy.
V Patent medicine decoy T
a. old aa th hill.
, I one had aa aspiration to ba
ft chemist chemist not ft pill
nowder. But thouah he fore-eta noth- roller, mind you. This aspiration may
ing, the man below make believe he have been born from ft desire to go to
EltES the easiest Job on earth. BeVnly had on. year of It. and ean lira
mean thing. That
- tlon of any one
, . I. I . . ., . . wA 1. M,nh.l . K . hAHAm Ka fl IMIH. H 11(1
matt' in eh. United k... . .,Z " . '.. man In th. well look, un In w.teh th. "And
flute who oould accomplish on half feet ion. . 77 bucket and eatchea a speck of gravel I
;th feat which these victim of -"wlr wh.e."u M that " een "i"P n,,lnht1""l?r Mlt th(1
tappert' any thalr deapollera claim t ru"h "n PPal to the police, ,) 4vwl'? veni Rmlom -Vm u a el
ill. an ' i. l in,., n. .nil. .n. nni in . , . ' - ' --
ell over ao distinctly:
on't forget the P-O-W-
Whereat the man at the winch laua-ht a
Ton laugh full of peculiar moaning, aa who
caveln t ehould think. "What If It dropped on hla
t abU to perform no on would DDar l,t
tfi olftlm Iha a. mJt . , w that:
w aw s v tv a tft. 7. v aw " T iUUlt'lljr Ifl
.viB.:.. tn.o rlre Upper 1 a case of wo"'(,,rfer o drop it 7" ' , , - ' or "Oo chase yourself." or "Oo fall In a
the triumph of a ghoaily criminal who Jto:ether. Some old "wire tapper." tell , . - - W . y,. w otne; M re.
"S" .ni oeal habitation, no name, nnd ?f V"1 . tnI been played r,r.fi tj---.-.--. tnf tamtt-' partea and down goe. everything ready
abBOlutely no success In the line' In Into their hand, and they could If they .Careful Preparatlona fOf Blasting. nf hm but whu,n cornea later whll
Which he aaaerte that he It an expert J?u ? J om etartllng ?tort'? ,n ' Perhap he aay other thing, too. but. they re waahlbg up for aupper.
...,.11.!, ,m not none any .7 "" .-' - "i'i """u iu vm lion
more. The only persons that are done f"( h,T fl'n Into their hunda by try.
.10 .ii. iwimn victima tnat let conn- P11 vvvirvwa ivmeugor else.
college and do nothing else. Any on
can get Into a college to study pharmacy
It I not necessary to be a high school
graduate, 1 bad apant part of flv
year all but tbe aprlngtlme In ft high
. . ....
dene men tak their mnnav aw. ,nm
In ft couple of recent novel wlr tap
per figure. ' But any of the expert
Who pose a wire tappers and who col
lect bounty money from foolish Inves
tors would laugh at the - manner in
which men of their clan are depicted
In fiction. . . . . .
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Tapper" Generally a Liar. "
Just a Confidence Game.' ' ;
It will help a great deal to th. under
Undlng of thl question of "wlr tap-
SALOON BUSINESS IS CASH
Bills A re Too Hard to Collect
. By George lManlove '.'
Well, when It came, time to go with
the rest of th gang to college It be
hooved' me to pick out a course, and
-Inasmuch a th only -one I could enter
upon without ft high school diploma, ex
cept th short course in agriculture,
wa In pharmacy, I was Imbued with tb
aforesaid overpowering ambition to be
come ft chemist not ft pill roller, mind
you, ':.'.' .
I got mine In th nharmaey school
f Ann Arbor In on brief year. '
Thl ian't about th patent medicine
ping." about which there Is so .much ALOONS oom nearest to doing ft th saloon abov other line of trad ey, m ; merely ftm quallfylng M ai
talk, but of which there Is really ao lit
tle understood. If It I known that there
are no wlrea tapped at any tlm. and
that th. kAl. hfn. t. A .....,
To begin With, an alleged wlr tapper game, and that no matter how glltter-
V cash business of any Institution. ' Ji!gll0ln:
ft. - on a amaii caplUL a la common In '
J, Getting a drink "on tick" la re- liquor trade., .
W pttfiiut 14 moat men, and th w ; 1
bualnaa expert, witness. '
la generally a liar. He would not know
what wire to Up and It la pretty good
netting that he could not tap a wire if
on. wer. pointed out to him and he
wer. furnlehed with the tool.
But n doe not need any tool. All
ingly the hook la baited, it can be noth-.
.nr except a noon.
' The sucker get th hook at In
bands of the wire Upper with unfail
ing regularity., Many . victim have
been known to com back for ft aecond
application. : Rom of the old time wl-a
tappers have taught the details of tholr
, that he need la ft convincing manner, bualneaa to others and there will never
wiiiiiMig .u u i r-nm .ii,-ine put or fHD.
The men that are swindled by wlr
tappers belong to that class of mart that
r are easiest to swindle the men that
are themselves trying to swindle some
be a failure in th supply of "expo
rlenced men with ft great secret, who
are In ft position to make great deal
of money in a short time." But unfail
ing aa the aupnlyof wire Upper Is, th
demand for their services never fall
lther. . ..
, Opposition to Tronnera.
From Chamber. Journal
Th' modern custom of wearing trou-
"elate"' nowadays practically I.
non-existent It may bo nil right to
"hang up" the butcher, th baker, and
all th rest, but drlnka usually ar for
cash ovr th bar. ',.
1 The operation of thia matter ot pride
on th part of th drinker la assisted by
th. reluctance Of th 'dispenser of liquid
refreshment to keep books. One start
ed It I not' easy to atop, and alwaya
there ar many about tne ordinary bar.
room who would tak advantage of It.
They- spend some money, and refuaal
might drive them away, ho th rule le
Invariably In moat bar that money I
th only language underatood, . ,
Looking for a Chemical Job.
Some Hinta From the "Barkeep." After th. first year in th pharmacy
' Baloona have signs displayed often to chool, having viewed th wonderful
successes of th patent medicine drug
house of Detroit, I determined to get In
on the fruit of thl remarkable bual
With my brief year ttudy at Ann
Arbor laboratories wrapped up In a red
bandanna handkerchief, ao to apeak. 1
tarted out in furtherance of th. afore
said aim. .
How the "Rube la "Worked." ;
The modua operandi of th so-called
wire Upper 1 to convince aomebody
wh ha money .that he can make a f f" w"" J.t,l,".n f.m ,h" military dress Saloon Debta Ar Bad.
i! Introduced Into the army by the Duke
great deal mors by paying them money, 6f - Wellington during the Peninsular It la hard to collect ft de
to tap wires wmen communicate Wltn war. -
m eany flays theae wer known aa
"VVellinaton trousers." after the duke.
When they were coming Into general
0e at the commencement of the nine
teenth century the religious World and
the fashtonnble were most determined
In their opposition, . A elauaa in the
. racetrack, or stock markets, and by
making use of the Inside Information so
obtained increase their roll many fold:
ftometlmee the" tucker are taken to
office In th downtown district Of Chi
cago ana are
i ahown telegraph Instru-. EtVinVi
Rgea ar sent and received B""Jrn,t L. vnnVnmU,
over these In
of the sucker. But he doee not know
that th wire end In th next room.
Shown a Real Wire. .
Having been convinced by thla mani
festation In which the, telegraph plays
such an Important part that. the "wlr
tapper" has the -necessary equipment
with which lo Up wire the sucker fa
driven out Into the suburbs where he
U shown tha wire that It Is Intended to
tap.- The prospect, ss the sucker Is
called In "Wire tapping ' circles. Is per- to folio
udtd to Invest ft small sum of money apecu
20, or n
Shall any preacher be allowed to oc
cupy the pulpit who wears trnueera" '
But this was not all Rome doubts
were expressed in many quarters eon-,
rernlng the question whether man
could ne religious and appear In trou
sers. One of the founders of the Primi
tive Methorllat body remarked to a col
league In the ministry '"that trousers
wearing, beer drinking so-and-so will
never net to heaven.
Father Heeoe, a famous Methodist
minister, twice president of the con
ference (horn In 176R, died in 160),
could not be Induced to adont trnueera.
and among the Methodists wag the last
popular fashion la thl. re-
for drinks.' Th courts feel that Judg
ment given for liquor sold for drink. If
there la ' a possibility of hurting th
family ot th debtor, I ft bad Judgment
to give, and saloonkeeper find it I
considerable work to collect such debts.
Of course, torn baf a have their
steady customers, who run an account
and aettl regularly a sort of special
clean but these oaaea are rare enoush
to excite comment, and usually' the ne
gotiations are conducted quietly, and do
not come 10 tne nonce or tn
discourage the asking of credit
t r IN GOD WB TRtTST, i. t
i ALL OTHERS CA8IL , r :
I CREDIT DEPARTMENT ON R00S. !
i Take elevator. :
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...... .......................... Now; don't hurry about seeking out
,. " ' .?
I r ; tABH TOD AT. ' ' " -, - I
I CREDIT TOMORROW. ; I
Thee ar a few of the gentl war
adopted to ward off asking for credit,
and now and then aome waggish ealoon.
keeper evolvea aome new and striking
rormuia wiin me ena in view or ale-
out th. easiest Job on earth. Ton won't
get It It's so food It is taken. Tet
when It was open I spurned It I waa
unsophisticated. It looked Ilk burglary
The1 fo'ihf seed individual with a bald
pat beamed. . . . -
How I ever happn4 to climb th
four flight of dusty stairs to thl
musty office I do not know. I evident-
Mercy vmt! The
for .lm nWer.
I aUrted agaN, and told him f wanted '
to get In touchVvitb. the commercial
end of the bnalnesaV
"O!" he said. . v . . ,
"Yea."- said I. ' V . r '
"Ever been slckt1 he asked- -
"Borne," said L V..
"Know the good doctors of this "V
townr ',....'. ,
"Most of them."
"You're hired on probation." ....
' "But I" " - - . ' J
"Certainly. Tour work wlir be r
Tou won't have any houra. Your offlo
will be under your hat. Tou will start
tomorrow. Tomorrow night I want you
to bring me Dr. P 'a prescription for "' i -kidney
trouble of the ordinary sort -We've
got a great name for the remedy, '
one that will sell like hot cakes, and the
advertising la all ready. All we need
now U the remedy.1 ' . i
' '--:' ; ' ;.-;' '':.;.';;':; :''-';
"Just Be Sick Some More.-
"But I don't know Dr. P. well enough :
to ask him for hi favorite prescription
for kidney trouble," I lnterpoeed,
- 'Plsh, plah. your' weary ma. Tou told
me yon had been sick."
."Tea." ,,..','. '
"Well, b sick som mort." . (
"What lure thi doctor Into th belief "
that I am tick and thus get hi secret ; . 1
cureT That's obtaining something un- '
der fals pretense. That's burglary. . ,
Not for me." .'.
I left th Kendal Kamlcal Kompany '
In dlstuet I waa unsophisticated, you '
. That wa before I learned about
the practical aide of the business. I .'
had been tassht only the theoretical , '
where a remedy waa found to cure a .
disease not where a remedy waa found
to fit a name that would sell.
When college opened that fall I wa
at work aa a collector for ft telephone
Tne patent medicine decoy blasted
my chemistry ambition.
v I I. .in Mi I, I
, lie. Oil for Road.
A recent teat of oils for road making
In Kansas showed that th desldlum
from th refinery was superior to any
or tn crude oils, on gallon of tha
oouraeina' the touch.
.... - . mii,iT oil r. no
thrasaTe,: n..'buVTOud' Kffi?2PJS&!X -
be refused the same nerson If naked. ! Ii..! i. k.rTi t crude nil.
. ' . Mill l'"l II. I " 1' I . .
ii" , i d... 1 K.J K..n Armmn tn Ih. . in Order
- Too Man Quail In Colorado.- - door through the grim of which I had
Wrom th. V.W.. . ' m.vniou "'- - -
rrora mi mco new. - - In slsn'
Their fields so overrun with quail ' K.Sdila Kemlcal Kompany."
that that their grain crops ar being Ono "K" sufficed for the trio,
ruined, th farmer' of Montraee county What orltlnalltyl What a n. oon
hav arr-esled to ntate Game f!ommi.. ceptlon of the value of advertising. . In
atoner 1-arr to declare an ooan season n what village have you not reao. me sign.
Failure to aettle nromntTv usii- the birds. ' "Kelly' Kandy nucnenr
ally stops credit, unless some good rea
son le snown ror tne temporary dlaar-
A few year ago a shooting rtuh Im.
ported a large number of California
ousll Into MonlroM county and theae
w'ltb money eomrng in'a fast a th hrd hv lncr"" rapidly that Commercial End of the Business.
goous go out, tne iiouor seller is m net- "y, - ""- tn me . . . . w.i..i w
ter condition to dlaoounl bllla and carry' ranchman. Thoueands or ouall settle
on his buslnest than th unfortunate ?,n a promising field of gruln at one
seller of other goods, who must wait um nn -in a lew nours it cum.
for hi money sometimes becaus th pietely etripped nd valurlee.
ruitoroer spend too much cash over the ''
bar. Denmark has 1,1 SI local lahor union.
It la one factor ot tha prosperity of vita toUl mombertUlp ot to.UJL,
t looked at Kendal Kemlcal Kompany
and launched my story. I told him
about my experience with th theoretical
nd of tb business.
"Tut tutl" he beamed, patronising!?.
"W'U forglv I0U that JJesldes, Jua
a determine IK. ..I...
jma material rir road maklna, envs
Country Life in America, a Toad bed
waa prepared in sandy soil. After
gradlng.lt waa plowed, four and one
half Inchsa deep and harrowed.
A harrow preceded and followed each
application of the reaiduum, which waa
repeated until one gallon ,had been ap
plied to each square yard.' The surface
wee then smoothed and rolled.
After rnnatilerahl ua the surface ef
the road becHio. ,lusty and aootlixr an-'
plleatlon was made. Profesaur Dk-keo
reports that the road la perfectly sat
isfactory. t.lng firm but not h-.nl
Another str.tch of riad tr-a(.',( In t'
Sam. r sulnlne1 lcmU . j,
three tone snd mors tlnrfng wt
without bctog ihrnniml. ..t r- i
brc-tk In th. surf i. .. .
hill rnnMlntnir h t . . t
,,.lidUum aie iut i.i i i i , ' .