BATTLED OVER "«I \l HOW DOLL POULTRY AND GAME CHILD'S PLAYTHING THE CAUSE OF FIERCE WARFARE. [sil WltTH CZAR IIINGH that were wont to figure aa bugbears In the old day travel of Kusels ar* now but memories. The ways of ths bureaucracy have become more liberal and less rigid, ao traveling to lay In that country la aa pleasant and comfortable as In most coiintrlea, and a good deal lees ex pensive than In many Besides no other country In Europe "can offer more beautiful scenery, more objects of new Interests, or pleasanter con dltlons of life and climate" than some parts of Itussla that are quite accoa- alble to the tourist. The only difficulty a journey In Rus- ala occasionally presents. In piare» off the beaten track. U that of the language Kallway travel In Rusal* leaves For much to be desired, however example, accommodation on one much traveled road last summer the demand for first class space was so pressing that travelers were some times compelled to wait their turn for a week, while the demands of officials for "tea money" Increased with the competition This train has neither restaurant nor sleepers T Nothing Really Matters. liueida Is the laud of "Nlchevo," the country where nothing really mat ters. even aa H|>aln la the land of ths tomorrow that never comes. Let the traveler realize this at once and for all; let him recognize the fact that he has 1ft l><-blnd liltn. at the Ger man frontier, businesslike habits, punctuality, scrupulous accuracy of statement and all such commercial virtues l-et him In thetr place ac cept and enjoy the easy going and tolerant attitude of a people which faces life and all Its problems with a certain leisurely and speculative stoicism, an attitude which, after all. has much philosophy and a good deal of religion In Its favor I«et him adapt himself to his Slav environment and he will speedily find himself enjoy ing the human comedy from a new and Instructive point of view—the point of view of a race of "thinking children." for whom the world of Ideas Is more than all the cold facts and figures of trade The man who must need» carry with him on n journey hl» own coun- try and all his fixed hsblts had bet ter remain at home, for the science nnd fine art of traveling consists in reducing our materlnl necessities and local fads to a minimum For al) that, those whose pleasure It Is to journey with "all the comforts of a home" can do so today on all the main lines of travel In Kussln—from Klga to St Petersburg. Moscow. Nizhni. Rostov-on the-lton. and Odes ea International wagon lit», polyglot porters, electric lifts, and meals served to tho walling of Hungarian music, all are there, combining the creature comforts of a trip to Paris with a rapid Impression of tho land eenpes and people of Itussla But for tho man who can doff on occasion his garments of custom, to whom the cities of men offer something more than museums nnd meals, the byways of desultory travel In llussla open up a new and Inspiring field of recrea tlon nnd knowledge Especially won derful are the unfrequented beauties of tho Caucasus nnd the Armenian highlands, all that fertile and historic land which lies between the Black Sea nnd the Caspian; and tho jour noy thence, from Tillis by railwny and steamer, to Tashkend nnd Fergana. Bokhara and Samarkand Here. In a summer vacation’s wanderings, one mny see Europe nnd Asia overlap ping and dovetailing, their conflict of ethics and economics noting and re acting at a thousand points of absorb Ing Interest; nnd nil In comfort quite sufficient for nny sensible mnn Buying Railway Tickets. In buying tickets nt n Russian rnll way station, one soon learns also that It Is wiser to book them In ad- vance, for the drawbacks of the "Nlchevo” system of philosophy are nowhere bo conspicuous as nt a crowded ticket office. To the writer It has happened on nearly every rail wav In Russia. Including the Trans- Rlberlnn st Moscow, nnd at Kharbln. that, after being informed nt the tick et office that no sleeping-car accnm modatlon was available, n coupe has been forthcorinng on the train ns the result of largesse to the conductor and other douceurs On one occa sion, boarding the Bevel Petersburg express at Welmarn station at 4 a m , I was Informed by the conductor that there was no reom except in the oor- African Savages Looked Upon It as a Fetish, and Fought for Ito Pos session—Contest Looted for Many Months. A young German savant, who was sent on a scientific expedition to New Guinea, has just brought back a pic ture of a fatal doll and the extraordi nary story connected with it. It was originally bought by a Dutch trader. Captain van ilergnlk of Am aterdam, for his little twelve-year-old daughter. "I put Into the port of Nagaaakl In September, 1909," aald the captain, “and bought the doll In a bazaar. Soon afterwards we were obliged to anchor In Geelwlnck bay, New Guinea, for re pairs. “For about a fortnight we had dally Intercourae with a tribe of Papuans on the coast, and I became very friend ly with a man named Tarvar. “This aroused the anger of the OOtO TRAVELING chief, Katlak-Kho, who looked on our rldor, only to discover that every de friendship with jealous eye. Tarvar part in ent was occupied by a single i was very fond of ezplorlng the ship, passenger with a single ticket, each and was struck with admiration for of whom had paid the conductor tor I the doll the first time he came Into undisturbed privacy. Incidents of this my cabin. "As the young fellow bad been very kind that are contrary to the Anglo- Haxon’s Ideas of the fitness of things, useful to me 1 made him a present of but they can usually be adjusted by it. Intending to buy another on my Invoking the Intervention of any dis return to Nagasaki. Tarvar left the interested member of the staff, aay, ship with manifestations of ezuberant the next station master The patience Joy. "On the following day I heard some with which the average Russian, suckled In I the "Nlchevo" creed, en very sad news. The chief of the tribe dures these I tiling». Is at first a source accused the young warrior of theft, to the foreigner; and split his head open with an ax. of constant surprise i "He then fled Into the interior with not only a rac* that has borne for centuries with bureaucratic inefll- the rest of his tribe. Fearful of los clency could thus accept them as part ing the precious fetish, Katlak-Kho of the established order of things im hid It In the folds of his cloak. “But the warriors noticed that their mutable. I remember, one hot afternoon last chief secretly left them at night to go July, watching the sale of tickets to and worship the little doll by moon passengers by a Black Sea steamer at light In the forest. "One night they followed him and Novorosslsk There was a surging crowd and but one ticket office, with caught a glimpse of the chief’s mar a tiny window, some four feet high, velous doll. "He wks not popular and a plot to at which each suppliant squirmed In turn, and Inside It sat a weary clerk, kill him was soon on foot. Katlak-Kho apparently utterly Indifferent to time was strangled at the foot of the tree and tide and all the things that strug where he was accustomed to com gled under an unkind heaven. In the mune with the Idol. "The groans of the dying man at Intervals of his toll, after writing out an officer's special ticket in duplicate tracted the attention of his brother with a reluctant pen. he woeld light and some of his friends, and a terrible a cigarette, sighing heavily, and alp battle ensued. Five men were killed his lemonade tea. oblivious of the per I and the victors ran farther into the spiring crowd And r.galn. when be I recesses of the forest. had Issued to an ordinary passenger "After days of wandering they found tils passage ticket and his berth tick | a suitable site at the foot of a moun- et. his wife’s tickets, and a special , tain and built a new village. They ticket for the baby, and had care ‘thought themselves In safety, but the fully blotted all the endorsements | reputation of the Idol came to the ears thereon, the change out of a ten- of the Alfakls, a warlike tribe, who de rouble note had to bo laboriously cal- termined to secure It at all costs. ciliated, and then cbecked on an "The war between the Papuans and abacus In the corner. the Alfakls lasted for many months, and the little Japanese doll passed al ternately from one camp to another. WOMAN RULES INDIAN STATE "Three hundred lives were lost In these battles, and the doll is now in Begem of Bhopal Has Governed Coun the possession of the victorious Alfa- try Wisely end Well for Eleven kis, who have built a temple for it Years. and declared It taboo.” • sn »•< you fsnry prisss for Wild Datka •nd ethsr s«m> in aaaaon. Wriu a* for (Uli attar on all k Inda of poultry, i^rli. rir. THE POLKA ORIGINATED Bohemian Servant Danced About the Kitchen to Lighten Her Wark, and Compoeer Noticed. PearBon-I’age Co., Portland The origin of the polka has just L j been discovered. It Is said on good authority that the dance originated tn one of the little villages of Bohemia, where a servant, tiring of her work tn the kitchen, thought to make it lighter by dancing around the kitchen and singing at the same time The mis tress of the house overheard her and called her Into the parlor, where she was asked to dance the peculiar step over again A musician by the name I SHIP YOUR VEAL, HOGS, POULTRY asd EGGS of Neruda was present and be soma to th« time later wrote music for the step. The name polka comes from the Csech language, meaning half step 203 j WuiMtUB St., PtriLW, OrtfM. In 1839 the polka was Introduced And *»t t/»p market price» and money by return Into Vienna and It made a great suc mail. Mark et report», »hip pin* t«*», etc., »ent on cess. The writers of the popular mu r»tjua»t. Keference». Lumbermen'» Nat'l Bank. sic of the day adapted It Immediately *SSSSl»--4e<s. Is lHm*lss Co . Ors. »'• (wit. good to their work. The polka was danced & vnet lr U>>><*• 2aet* of outballdin»» &• urAard. ««ack. i»««riln»*ry »tc 2 adjoinin« bat 8»p- on the stage In Parts for the first time wal* Um H C Cot a«« Uro«». Ora. at the Odeon tn 1840. and from the Far Hale -MB a Lincoln <’o , Or. W) a ralt. 4-r hov»o, Jarp. crtBtbuildinaa, orchard, •tok. utvhinary, ate. stage it passed to the drawing room. VOGEL PRODUCE CO. '1 Kurth Lanov, Chitwood. <>r». U*»t Liu.bar. WbU »»fry wou»n n»«4e’ Perfection ▼a/'O»m Clathaa Maahrr" «lean* whit«r than by band. H m »»* «»». rWG»lrtw no rabbin» or * rubbin» Prepaid for Sl> n rite for < ir< ul»r* I tiiitiea I uj port A Export Ia».f 11 Broisdway. New York. . Second-Hand Machin- Machinery bo’.Urw, »awmllla, etc. The J. E. Martin Co.. Ki let •U Portland. 8* nd for Stock l-iet and prieea. BANDMEN: SS»* HOLTON and BUESCHER bsftd iMtnuwr ’■ The most rcynplets atoek 'X Musical Merrbandise in lbs North weal. Writs for C*tak«uas. HKBERI.ING1.UCAB Ml SIC CO. IM Bsrssd Street. fsrtlasd. 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Curious Geographical Change. /!/< _ _ f_ * _ _ “Up Against It II An Englishman and his wife have recently had a honeymoon, the second since their marriage. They left th* babies at home and went to the place whore they went on the day they war* married and stayed aa long aa they could stand IL They didn't ilk* It at all. They didn’t see how they’d man- aged on their previous honeymoon— without the children! In short, th* times had changed and honeymooning wasn't to their way of thinking any longer. Honeymoons do read wall. We bear about people going on theta and we think we’d rather like to go along Or go again. But If we did— really, I think going again would be almost as bad as gotng along! I Mothers will find Mrs. Winslow's Be«,thing Syrup L* e best remedr to use tut their otUMsea guess the English couple steed It up correctly. There’s no “Backward during .he teething period. turn backward, oh! time, in thy flight!" No chance of a second hoi> Change in the Poetman. Thia email boy, three and one-half eymoon. Unless we get a second hu» years old, was accustomed to meet band or a eecond wife. ths postman and get the letters for ONLY ONE "BROMO QUININE“ the family. He and the postman were la LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE. Look friends and the postman always bad a That for th* Rtirnature of E. W. GROV E. Cores a Cold tn One Day. Corse Grip in Two Days. tac. emile and pleasant word for him. But one morning when the post- When Baby Learns to Talk. maa camo around he neither smiled Some children are very late in talk at the boy nor »aid a word to him; be lust handed the letters over the ing, particularly if they are not en gate to him »nd passed on. which was couraged They make signs or point a great surprise to the boy. The fact to the object of their desires, and find was that this wai another postman, it easier than learning to talk. Thia taking that morning the place of the is pure indolence on their part and regular man on this route, but the incidentally on the part of the rnotk- email boy wasn’t quite old enough to er. Adenoids are a frequent cause of realize IL This new postman wore delayed talking. If a child does not the same uniform, carried the same talk at two or two and a half year* bag. was just like the other man tn of age, deafness or mental deficiency every way, except a» to his face. But should at least be considered a* a certainly that was different, as the possible cause of his backwardness. small boy could see. and so when be carried in the letters this morning be Two Forms of Eugenics. announced to the family: Eugenic» take two forms—posltlv* “Our postman h»« rnt a new head.” and negative. The negative would pre- vent the bad marriage and the posi tive promote the good, but the first is Pettits easier than the second. We do not know yet what qualities can be trans Learning Two Things, A native of Germany, resident tn mitted. nor how they mix. It is best this city, has learned enough of the to trust to the people themselves and American language to make his mean get the new idea instilled: then they ing plain, though grammatically some will love in the right direction, if not of his sentences are odd. But he is at first sight willing to learn and enjoys his twist Boyhood’s Wish. ing of the words as much as bls hear Little Loui», four year» old, had ers when his slip» are explained to him. He has a friend with whom he been aitting on the sofa all morning, often dines The other evening the when hl» mother said: "You have man from the fatherland surprised his been a very good boy all morning. It host by asking for a helping of a dish there is anything you wish I will give which his host knew he did not used it to you. ' Louis." “I would like to to care for. "Why. Herr Blank.” ex be a bad boy this afternoon/' he r» claimed the host. “I did not know you plied. could eat that.” "I used to couldn’t, but I am learning to can," said the gut.3t.—Indianapolis News. A member of the Canadian govern ment Alaskan boundary line survey party mentions the curious fact that, within five years, Canada will have a new port opening through American territory into the Pacific ocean. This Is made possible by an immense gla cier which extends from tidewater across our narrow strip of Alaska, at Glacier bay. into Canadian territory. It is receding at the rate of more than a mile a year and Boon there will not be a glacier, but inatead a well protected harbor extending back Into Canadian territory, the only bar I bor In Canadian territory within hun dreds of miles. Mrs. Greenwald, who is an enthu siastic attendant at all the camp meet ings and revivals that happen In her neighborhood, had been speaking to a friend of a certain popular evangelist whom she greatly admired. “His eloquence la perfectly wonder ful!" said she. "and when you con sider what he sprang from—’’ "H* Is a reformed tough, isn’t h*T" There have been a few opportuni broke tn the friend. Rebuilding Underground Canal. ties to know something of that inter "Ye*, yes," eagerly. "Hs used to About 32.000.000 is to be expended esting and unusual woman, the Begam be a baseball st or •• In rebuilding the underground section of Bhopal, who lias for the last eleven years been ruler of her country, the ! of the canal leading from the Marne Still a Conqueror. small state of Bhopal. In the middle i to the Rhine. The Mauvages tunnel, Old Colonel I’eatllence continues to as It Is called, is three miles long; it of Central India. be one of the moat stubborn foes that The Begam was born in 1858. and I was built sixty years ago and carries armies have to encounter.—Chicago the free, Independent spirit of her the canal under elevated ground at Record-Hernld family Is shown by the fact that this point. The old masonry lining Remarksble Coincidence! though a girl her advent was not un proving insufficient, a new and heav ier lining of beton is being put In The thrifty German proprietor of a welcome. When she was .cren year» old ar throughout the whole length. Naviga circulating library charged for wear rangements were mario for her mar- tion may not be stopped and the and tear. One volume came back to rlage, and the boy selected for her work Is carried out on the Fougerolle bls scrutiny. "See here," he exclaim husband was brought to the court and system, which allows of working for ed, "there is a hole on page 19 of my PILES CURED IN 4 TO 14 DATS shared her studies. When the Begam short periods at a time. The process beautiful book. And see here," he Your drursist will refund money if PAZO OINT consists of dividing the tunnel into went on, turning over the leaf, "there’s MENT fails to cure any case of Itchins. Blind. was fifteen they were married, and strangely enough, the marriage was a ■ 500-foot sections, each section being another on page 20."—San Francisco Bleedins or Prutrudins Piles in 6 to 14 days. SOc. ’ pumped dry In one hour's time to Argonaut happy one The Begum found in her Patently Green. husband a faithful friend, and it Is »How work to be carried on for one Old Hand (to new ticket seller at day, when the canal is again flooded Drowned in Buttermilk said that she mourned his death very HIGH-GRADE, FIFTY-HORSE- HIGH-GRADE. to give passage to tho boats. The Thomas Iler, a milkman. was state fair)—“Ever been on the wick- deeply. I et before in a crush*’ New Hand— pumping is done from two boatlike drowned In 1.000 gallons of butter POWER TOURING CAR. in first Begam ’ s eldest datigh j the In 1888 Nope.' Old Hand—“Thought not1 class condition, thoroughly over caissons, one at each end of the sec ter died, Sic would have been her tion. The tunnel Is approximately milk when his wagon dropped into a New Hand—"Why not?" Old Hand— hauled, newly-painted, up-to-date depression in the road and was over- heir, the first born. Irrespective of straight-line body with extra tires ’You give change first, and tickets sex. being in Bhopal the heir ap- elliptical with a two-foot eight-inch turned. The tank burst and the de afterward. New Hand—“What Is the carried in rear, center control, beton lining, the inside width of the pression filled to the brink and Mr. parent. all levers inside, equipped with difference?' Old Hand—“Hundreds of section being about twenty-eight feet. Iler, who was the caught beneath rulrr owing to she became top. side curtains and top cover, In 1901 dollars, my boy. No one ever passes wreckage, was covered entirely with folding rain-vision wind shield. shield, the death of her mother and at once in and forgets his tickets.”—Judge. the buttermilk. speedometer, clock, electric dash England’s One Real Humorist. set about Improvements and reforms light, large gas headlights with Perhaps England has had no real tn >',!! the various state departments large-size Presto tank, combina eombina- Necessity Is the Mother. One of the Begam’» chief interests humorist since George Savile, mar tion oil and electric side and tail 'The boss thought he was doing a wns education partlcularlly. too. the quis of Halifax, died, and that was in lights, demountable rims with bright thing when he had the pockets education of girls She decided, there 1695. Halifax was the man who said two extra rims, two extra tires, in our jackets starched tight. fore. to open and patronize person that "If you think your place is be four extra tubes, set of tools in- in the old-time bartender. alty a girls’ school The education of neath you, you certainly will be be cluding jack. This car _ is ____ suit to buy a couple of union suits and able for stage, livery or private girls In Bhopal was chiefly limited to neath It." And he wrote an essay pass the change down the back of my use. Cost one year ago, $3150.00. a study of the Koran and the rudi once, which has lately been republish nark. Will sell for $1500.00 cash; no ments of the Urdu language, with ed In exactly Its original form. In trades. Address, here and there some slight knowledge which he congratulated the women Killed Despite Handicap. of writing learned from fathers and who had fools for husbands. Napoleon's wars were fought with 1171, 9 P. O. BOX 1171 brothers But their attendance at flintlocks; but he was a pretty suo "A wife," he said, “often maketh the Portland, Portland, Oregon schools and their advancement In gen better figure, for her husband’s mak -essful killer, despite the handicap. eral knowledge wns looked upon as a ing no great one, and there seemeth Chicago News. dangerous Innovation. to be no reason why the lady that chooseth a waiting woman with worse Montenegrins Fatalists. looks may not be content wtth a hus It Is only ’n recent years that Mon- band with less wit.” tenegrlns have begun to appreciate Take your orders from your hus 4^ the services of the hospital, llulnie band (this was the Halifax principle), The North Pacific College was estab Henman after visiting the country in but also take precious good care tie lished in 1898. It has departments of 1889. wrote that the people "take very gets these order* from you in the Dentistry and Pharmacy. No school in America has better facilities for the train little care of their children, and only first place. u ing of young men and women for success i! ' h tho sound nnd the strong grow up. ful professional careers. The annual ses r In after life. too. they are extremely sion begins October First. An illustrated It Pay*. averse to sanitary precautions or catalog of information will be forwarded At the urgent request of the adver medical treatment, and a sick Mon upon application to P. N. U. tising department wo reprint this bit tenegrin Is almost synonymous with □f logic from an unknown source: a dead man. At lenst. he at once ‘‘When a duck lays an egg »he Just 1VHKN writ lay to «d»ortloons plraM gives himself up, and if he recovers waddles ” «Ion thio paper. off as if nothing had hap- looks upon It as a curious freak in East Sixth and Oregon Sts., Portland, Ore. nature’s laws • • • The few who pened. 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