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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 23, 1914)
BEST DING DRESS
American Invention Infinitely Su
perior to All.
New York Man Seems to Have Revo
lutionized Process of Investigation
of Wrecks That Lie Many
Fathoms Below Surface.
Several years ago, after a numbev
of distressing accidents, the British
admiralty determined to make some
scientific tests in the hope of elimi
nating certain dangers to which the
naval divers were exposed In service.
Without going Into details, but by
using double the number of air pumps
and adopting several Important pre
cautionary measures, they did succeed
In sending down two unusually fit
men to a depth of 210 feet In the shel
tered water of a landlocked bay,
points out Robert Q. Skerrett In the
Now keep the next fact in mind.
In descending, bottom was reached in
two minutes, and after a stay of 5
minutes the men were slowly brought
back to the surface, the ascent taking
50 minutes! This was required to in
sure safe decompression and to guard
them against any ill effects of their
In the American Idea, the all-metal
armor, the men were lowered to the
water bed In a trifle over three min
utes, being held when about a hundred
feet down to see that the telephone
was working properly.
After being on the bottom for ten or
more minutes the divers were hoisted
up and out upon the deck of the par
ent steamer in less than a minute and
Why was it possible to do this in
the latter case and not with the Brit
ish admiralty divers?
Simply because the American divers
. were not subjected to the hydrostatic
pressure of the enveloping water, and
were able to breathe air at atmos
pheric pressure. Their bodies were
not subjected to abnormal stresses,
and therefore no period of readjust
ment was necessary.
This innovation in the art of sub
aqueous enterprise is the result of
some years of gradual evolution, and
is the invention of Chester E. Mac-
Duffee of New York city. The suit is
made of an aluminum alloy of great
strength, and even so weighs a mat
ter of quite 480 pounds.
The articulated sections are clever
adaptations of the sleeve or rotating
joint, and, while suitably packed to
reduce leakage to a reasonable mini
mum, still, thanks to roller bearings,
give the diver ample freedom of ac
tion when the weight of the dress is
taken up by the surrounding water.
Indeed, a certain amount of leakage
Is desired, for it serves to lubricate
the moving parts and, too, to keep the
packing swelled, and therefore more
Bfficlent. But how Is the leakage dis
posed of? In a recess back of the
main body or trunk of the suit is in-
italled a powerful little pump with
suction Intakes located in each foot of
Back View of the Metal Man. Th
Left Hand Carries the Electric
Light, the Right Hand the Two-Fin
he dress. The discharge is immedl-
itely outboard and, of course, against
lie water head.
The pump la driven by compressed
ilr, this exhauBt is delivered into the
mlt, and thus meets the breathing
leeds of the diver. The air is led
lown through1 a small tube, together
Kith the electric light and telephone
ilrcuits, which, in turn, are carried in
i 2-inch armored rubber hose. The
ree space remaining in this big tube
'orms the channel back to the sur-
ace of the used air.
The diver has no life-line to bother
vlth, and his telephone permits him
o keep In constant communication
vlth his surface attendants.
There ought to be no difficulty in
larrylng on operations at depths of
iOO and more feet. Of course, the op
irator is entirely sheltered within his
trmored dress, and an ingenious me
chanical hand is relied upon to grip
' ind to make the necessary connec-
lons with suitable tackle or chain
"Now, wifey, for a little lesson In
Inance. Do you know the value of
"I do not, but I know It takes at
east $40 to buy a presentable hat
"This cotton advertisement Is get
Ing too absorbing. Why not encour-
e the Iron trade, too?"
"Yes, why not start a buy-a-toq
jff TEltPHON6 .
J Jlijjill '" ynnrr
SAVED BY AN INSPIRATION
Presence of Mind of French Soldier
Saved His Life When Situation
In Napoleon's campaign In Russia
one of his generals, Philippe de Segur,
had a peculiar adventure with a band
of Kalmucks. The Kalmucks are wan
dering tribes of southeastern Russia.
They are fierce warriors, and their
light cavalry forms an Important part
of Russian armies. De Segur's pres
ence of mind saved him from being
killed by them when the most desper
ate fighting could not have done so.
The French had attacked a body of
Russians and put them to flight, when
egur suddenly discovered that he and
few French dragoons had become
Separated from the French army and
were being carried away with the re
He and his men were surrounded by
band of Kalmucks. The situation
seemed so hopeless that the men gave
themselves up and, disregarding his
prders, passively allowed themse'"es
be struck down. De Segur deter-
lined to sell his life dearly and con-
iued to fight. A Kalmuck lance struck
im from his horse. He jumped to
lis feet and, getting behind his horse.
continued the struggle. It was a hope-
ess contest, however, and In a few
noments he would have been killed
ad not a happy thought occurred to
The Kalmuck leader, a fine-looking
Jossack, remained calm while his men
Were carried away with the fury of
jattle. The expression on his haughty
ountenance Indicated that he scorned
to murder a vanquished foe, and from
time to time' he called, "Nlkale!
De Segur guessed that this was an
order to cease fighting. He shouted im
periously to the Kalmucks that sur
rounded him, "Nikale!"
Immediately the fury died out of
their faces and they paused, motion
less with astonishment. Their fury
once checked, Segur's life was saved
by their chief.
He learned afterward that the word
meant "Do not strike," and that while
the impetuous Kalmucks had not
heeded the command of their chief,
they were puzzled and disturbed at
hearing this word from one whom they
supposed to be an enemy.
De Segur was kept a prisoner until
a peace between France ana ttussia
was arranged some months later,
During the present war, the aero
plane has proved very useful in scout
ing; indeed, the heavter-than-alr ma
chine is generally admitted to be su
perior to the airship for spying out
the position of the enemy. The aero
plane is less conspicuous; it is faster;
It makes a smaller target; It costs al
most nothing to make in comparison
with a dirigible balloon, and it can
fly at a higher altitude. Sir John
French pays a high tribute to the aero
plane scouts in one of his interesting
reports on the campaign in France.
One of the features of the campaign
on our side has been the success of
the Royal Flying corps. In regard to
the collection of Information, it Is im
possible to award too much praise to
our aviators for the way they have
carried out their duties, or to over
estimate the value of the Intelligence
collected, more especially during the
recent advances." For the 20 days
that ended on September 10, the Eng
glish aviators averaged nine recon-
noissances a day or over a nunarea
miles each. Youth's Companion.
Coyote Invades a Home.
Coyotes have been committing many
depredations in Crook county, accord
ing to a letter from Mrs. Fannie
Morss, of Post. One night the family
of J. R. Knox was awakened by an
unusual noise upstairs. Mrs. Knox
went Into the yard and could see a
covote tearing and biting at the win
dow of the upstairs room in an effort
to get out. Mr. Knox shot the ani
mal. An investigation showed that It had
got into the house through a bedroom
window downstairs, the tracks being
plain on the bed that it had climbed
over. The animal went througn sev
eral rooms before going upstairs.
Mrs. Morss savs that there have
been many reports of rabid coyotes In
that section, and that few go out after
hieht without being well armed. Cot-
Iaba Orova fOreir.) Dispatch to the
The Gallant Gordons.
Blslnff, roarlnir. rushing like the tide,
Gay goes the Gordon to a fltnt
sines the poet of the Gordon High
landers, who have suffered severely in
the fighting in France. To the credit
of the regiment stand the capture , or
the Dareat heights, in the Ttrah cam
paign of 1897, and the rush througn
the sheet of lead which helped to
sweep the Boers off the ridge Of Elands
iaagte in 1899. In the desperate 26-
bour struggle on Waggon Hill the fol
lowing January when the fate of Lady-
Bmith hung in the balance, the Gor
dons had their run snare or me ngm
In under the stalwart Mlller-Walnutt,
' man cast in the mold of a Ber
serk viking." says Sir. A. Conan Doyle.
Another Waggon Hill on a small scale
there was toward the end of the war,
when at Belts they put up a magni-
Scent and successful defense under
terrible punishment against 500 Boers.
' Modern Education.
"How is your little boy doing at
"He gets a good mark In the tooth
brush drill and stands first in the
breathing class, but he doesn't aeem
able to learn arithmetic."
By ALBERTS. GRAY, M.D. ;
(Copyright, 1914, by A. S. Gray)
The fundamental difference between
plants and animals Is in their methods
of feeding. Plants are essentially con
structive and work up for themselves
the simplest Inorganic elements into
food. Animals, on the other hand, are
essentially destructive and can make
use of these same elements only by de
stroying the combinations arranged by
the plants and recomblnlng and ex
creting them In such forms as are ab
solutely useless for animal food until
they are once more worked up by the
plants. All the carbohydrates, the
starches and sugars, all the nitrogen
compounds and the proteins, are ulti
mately provided for the whole animal
world by the plant world. Obviously,
we have here a cycle analogous to cy
cles to be found everywhere through
out nature, from which we may hut
seemingly will not learn. In this cy
cle the animal is found to be parasitic,
and man is about the most hopelessly
parasitic of all, because his sublime
egotism blinds him to the fact that he
is but a single link in an incompre
hensible chain of universal life.
In our ignorance we have presumed
to interfere with nature's plans, with
dire results, and only very recently
have we generally begun to suspect
that the key to the solution of our
serious Ills, both physical and social,
and covering disease, poverty and
crime, is to be found in a comprehen
sion of the subject of nutrition. Very
obviously, then, the study of nutrition
is worth while and must begin at the
foundation, with the breathing and
drinking of plants and their reactions
to light, heat and gravitation,
Eykeman In 1892 called attention to
a peculiar relationship between beri
beri and polished rice, and he followed
(t up from time to time for some four
teen years. Gryns joined in the quest
In 1910, and In 1911 Fraser and Stan
ton quite definitely proved that the
cortlcle layer of rice contains a sub
stance which cures beri-berl in man
and the polyneuritis that is produced
In birds by feeding them on polished
rice. Then Caslmir Funk in 1911 iso
lated from the material ground from
the surface of rice in polishing it a def
inite crystalline body with which he
cured polyneuritis Induced in pigeons
by feeding them on ordinary polished
Funk named this substance "vita-
mine," because it constitutes a subs
tance in foods Indispensable to life.
The vltamlnes are contained in the
hard, colored shell that is ground off
rice to produce a nice white product,
and it is In the hard protective coat
of the wheat berry which constitutes
about 16 per cent of the grain. The
bran of the milling process, as re
moved by the steel rolls, includes the
aleurone layer, together with the peri
carp, the testa and the germ; these
are starchless but rich in fats and min
erals, and besides they contain the
newly discovered vltamlnes.
The vltamlnes are nitrogenous hod
ies of highly complex structure and
no diet is complete without them,
Vltamlnes are found in plants, and
especially in their seeds. So far as is
known at present, animals are incap
able of making them and obtain them
only by feeding on plants. Vltamlnes
occur In meat, fresh milk and in the
yolks of eggs. They are found in
whole grains, potatoes, carrots, beans,
peas, lentils and the like; also In lime
and in other fresh fruit juices.
Vltamlnes are destroyed by expos
ure for from ten to twenty minutes to
a temperature of 230 to 265 degrees
Fahrenheit and also by exposure to
extreme dryness. Cattle may suffer
from a vltamineless diet following
Wherever any cereal robbed of its
colored aleurone or vltamine layer
forms the chief food of a people, there
a deficiency disease appears. The
chief Increase of beri-berl, caused by
eating polished rice and resulting in
thousands of deaths annually in Japan
and other countries, coincides with the
replacement of the primitive stone
grinding by the modern steel roller
process. The stone mills ground the
entire grain; the modern rolls enable
the miller to reject from the flour prac
tically everything but the starch.
A diet largely composed of sterilized
milk, condensed milk, corn flours,
itarch and sugar, or of any foods sub
jected for a long period to tempera
tures above 250 degrees, may be con-
ildered vltamineless diet, and, as such
will predispose to tuberculosis and the
White flours, corn flours and pol
ished rice are deficient foods, because
the vltamlnes have been removed in
the milling process. But In the face
of all the proof we still have amateur
ind political "experts," some of them
In high places, who persist in stating
that white flour and polished rice are
iafe and healthful foods. White flours
ind polished rice are pure foods, but
they ere not wholesome foods, because
they are not complete.
IS HAPPINESS IN DANCING
Footwork Did Not Bother Anxious
Pupil, but Rather Wanted Pro
fessor to Teach Him Holds.
Daniel G. Reld, the New York capi
talist, smiled when reference wae
made to the modern dances. He said
he was reminded of the chief concern
of a party named John Henry.
John Henry wished to wise himself
modern dancing, and went to a
well-known professor for Instruction.
At the first lesson the pupil didn't
show any great aptitude, and several
times the instructor was compelled to
call a halt.
"Just a moment, sir! Juet a mo
ment!" he intervened, for the tenth
time. "That will never do."
What's the matter?" responded
John Henry. "Am I getting things a
"Yes," answered the professor, "you
must watch your footwork if you wish
to learn the dances."
That's all right, professor," cheer
fully returned the pupil. "You needn't
bother about the footwork. ' Just teach
me the holds." Philadelphia Tele
graph. A Problem In Etiquette.
A red-faced, awkward young man
pproached an usher at a church wed
ding the other day and timorously
slipped Into his hand a package, tied
with a red ribbon.
"What's this?" asked the usher,
"Oh, that's the present for the
But you shouldn't bring it here, my
Shouldn't?" he replied timorously,
That's what this ticket in my invi
tation says. See here!"
The usher's eyes were moist as he
"Present at the door." Judge.
NO WORK ABOUT IT.
Dat's a mighty short stub yer
"Yep! I know it; Mat's de way I
alters like 'em; you don't bev ter pull
de smoke so fur!"
Placing the Blame.
!. Oftus I say, you remember that
chair you sold me the other day told
me it came over on the Mayflower?
Antiquary Yes, sir.
S. Oftus Well, there's a Chicago
factory stamp on the bottom of It.
Antiquary Dear, dear! you don't
tell me! I'm afraid, sir, that some of
our pilgrim forefathers were sad ras
"Warfare nowadays Is not what it
used to be."
"For instance, the monarch who
shouted 'A horse! A horse! My king
dom for a horse!' caught in a similar
predicament in a modern battle would
probably shout, 'My kingdom for a mo
Cause for Curiosity.
"How did you like my latest poem?'
Inquired Tennyson J. Daft, the versa
tile verslftcatlonlst, angling for a com
pliment. "What was it about?" returned J.
Fuller Gloom, the deservedly unpopu
"Why, didn't you read It?"
"Oh yes. That is what aroused my
"What must I do, mother? Mr.
Dumdy won't take 'No' for an answer
and continues to annoy me with his at
"My daughter, I don't believe In
women using force, as a rule, but In
a case of this kind I hope you are not
a champion basketball player for
First Barroom Politician Say, Bill,
wot's this bloomln' mortuarium they
they be tarkln' so much about?
Second Politician Well, ye see, it's
like this: You don't pay nothln' to
nobody and the government pays it
First Politician Well, that sounds
a bit of all right, doan't it? Punch.
"Looks like a futile transaction all
"What are you kicking about now?"
"This fad for large handwriting. My
laughter got a box of expensive paper
from a young man and used it all up
writing him a note of thanks." Judge.
A Patriotic Frenchman.
"Say, what's the matter with my
breakfast?" asked the restaurant pa
iron, after a long wait.
"I'm very sorry, sir," answered the
waiter, "but the chefs reading the
Every business man knows how difficult It Is to keep the pigeon holes and draweie
of his desk free from the accumulation of nselesa paper. Every housewife knows
how difficult it is to keep her home freo from the accumulation ef all manner
of useless things. So it la with the body. It is difficult to keep it free from the
accumulation of wast matter. Unless the waste la promptly eliminated the machin
ery at the body soon becomes clogged. This is the beginning of most human ilia,
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Decoy Periscopes Used.
Such things exUt as decoy peri
scopes short lengths of pipe held up
right on a float and looking exactly
like the real periscope. The subma
rine sets them adrift for you to find
sometimes scatters several of them.
When one is sighted you can not
stop to consider whether the little ob
ject dancing on the sea half a mile or
so distant does or does not mean 250
pounds of high explosive coming
straight at you. Maybe you will see
an aeroplane maneuvering over it In
a way that carries conviction that it
does. You don't dare to take any
chances, and so you train all the guns
Then the real submarine slinks up
on the other side of the ship, and with
the swift rush of Its torpedo the latest
of sea tragedies comes to an end.
"What do you call your bulldog?"
the visitor asked the farmer.
"A curious name for a dog. Why do
you call him that?"
"Wait until a tramp comes along
and I'll show you." Birmingham Age
Herald. Yon Can Get Allen's Coot-Ease TRlt.
Write Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy, N. Y for a
bee sample of Allen's Foot-Eat. It cures
sweating, tt)t swollen, aching feet. It makes
new or tight shoes easy. A curtain cure for
corns, ingrowing nails and bunions. All drug
listoielllt. 26c. Don't aocopt any substitute
Small by Comparison.
"These war expenditures are simply
"Well, It's an 111 wind that blows
nobody any good," opined the con
gressman. "People won't be so In
clined to notice the little billion dol
lars we appropriate." Louisville
"I'm glad I saw the Bights of the
world while I could."
"What do you mean?"
"Half Europe is in ruins, and now
I hear they've closed the Btockyards
in Chicago. Louisville Courier-Jour
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ITCHING, SCALY SKINS
No matter bow long you have been
tortured and disfigured by Itching,
burning, raw or Bcaly skin humorB,
Just put a little of that soothing, an
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and the suffering stops right tliere!
Healing begins that very minute, and
In almost every case your skin gets
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Resinol Ointment and Reslnol Soap
clear away pimples, blackheads, and
dandruff. Prepcribed by doctors for
19 years and sold by all druggists,
"Your wife's taBtes are literary, and
not musical," said the Inquiring rela
tive. "Yes. And that's lucky. I'd rather
she'd sit un till midnight reading a
book than sing songs or play the
piano." Washington Star.
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Tju-iIviIIa. Pnloriuln. HtMrf:iiiiBil IirkoS! GolU.
Silver, Lsud, O. OoM, Silver, 1&OI Gold. UM; Zine
orOoppor. II. Mulling envelope s id lull price lint
sent on application, ixmrroi ann umpire wuw
Uoued. Jlelerenoei Uirwrost Hauoiuu Man,
Another Delusion Destroyed.
An English newspaper says that It
Is a common delusion that red uni
forms are more conspicuous in the
field and more dangerous when armies
fought at close range, but are said to
be less easily seen at a distance of
1000 yards than steel gray or other
light shadeB. Exchange.
American Coin In Canada.
According to figures published by
the Monetary Times, of Toronto, the
Bum total of American Investments in
Canada was JG36,fl4,ooo in 191H, as
compared with $417,143,000 in 1911,
and 1270,075,000 In 1909. loronto
Mail and Empire.
YOUI OWN DRUGGIST WILL TT.LL YOU
Try Murine Kye Remedy fur Red, Weak, Watery
Eyea and Granulated Eyelids; No Hiiiartlng
lust. Eye Ouufort. Write for Book of the Eye
by mall Freo. Murine Eye Remedy uo., Chicago,
Llaht In Water.
At 530 feet below the surface of the
water the amount of illumination
about the same as that on the surface.
on a clear but moonless night.
American Fountain Pens.
American made fountain pens com
tnand about 80 per cent of the market
tor conveniences of their kind in
Rye grass Is believed to be the old'
est grass specially raised for forage,
having been thus cultivated in Eng
land more than two centuries ago,
Dr. Fierce s Pel eta. small, sutrar
coated, easy to take as candy, regulate
ana invigorate stomacn, uver ana Dow
els. Do not gripe.
By extreme thrift a divorcee lives on
120,000 a year. Hubby still wins. She
ipent 150,000 a year before the dl
"Study a child's character," sail
Henry Ford. "Not his proclivities.
Then choose a trade or a profession
for him accordingly.
"I sent a little boy out the. other day
with a quarter to make a small pur
chase for me. On his return he told
me the article I desired was out of
stock and handed back my quarter
In the form of two dimes and a
"This boy, of course, Is cut out for
a waiter." Philadelphia Bulletin.
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the almoit miraculous effi
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Open to Suspicion.
"What Is your idea of a padant, any
"Well, it is sometimes rather diffi
cult to say who Is a pedant and who
is not, but I think you would be rea
sonably safe in suspecting a person ol
pedantry who speaks of hair and whis
kers as 'hirsute adornment'" Birm
you call this your
'Yes," replied Mr. Cumrox.
'But there are no musical
ments in it"
"No. It's so constructed that I cant
hear any of the surrounding muslo
that may be turned on from time to
time. Washington Star.
Electricity for Korsa.
The Japanese government is Inves
tigating the possibilities of develop
ing power for the industrial needs ot
Korea by hydroelectric plants.
Styles In Grub.
"What can I do fer you, mum?""
asked the grocer.
"I hardly know," said the lady wh'
was doing her first marketing. "What
are they eating this fall?" Kansas
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