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About The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Or.) 1903-1931 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 9, 1908)
: Aunt Diana :
of the Family
1 A QUIKT. natural home
I story, this, but full of
I character anil interest
for those who delight in domes'ic
detai's of life. A young itrirl
takes charge of a large fatnilr in
amotherl fashion that wins re
gard, and the incidents are all
oleaMU nd consistent
Thi eial will greatly please
h.-mc readers, and its influence
cannot help but benefit and en
noble the mind and the purer
impulses of the heart.
There are eeaibrts ki most lives real
hand to-hand combats, that In" to be
fought, not with aay aehly W hat
with the laaer fcscres of the being but
ties wherein the victory la not always M
tbe strong, where the yonac it ad the
weak and tbe little eoes amy be teaad
sbid.rg nearest to tbe standard.
Sara a conflict bad come to Ahsan
Mrrlr. breaking ap the sarface of ber
smooth outer life, aad revettliac peesibto
(Sos's and quicksand, ia which many of
ber brightest hap aaarat V wrerhe.1.
"It to banL 1 do not know that eceu
If Aunt IH think it neat 1 hall ere
have the heart to io It." atarmared All
Ha, Ulkinc to herself tat be arils t too.
after the manner of elder folk. "I have
Just rooted atyself la tab dear place, and
tbe soil suit aw. 1 reeld aot aotirfca
anywhere eVe: aad." laished Altooa.
with a quaint ItttVp smile, "siekly plants
are worth nothing."
To aajr ordinary ars-ctalor the Interior
of that little room would bare presented
a picture of perfect serenity ad abo
late comfort. Kvea the ynan-g creature
comfortably seated in a chair by the win
dow, with an open tetter aad a riaster
of deep red roses lying among tie folds
of her white gown. p.-reoted bo disturb
ing Image, though th- cAe-k hid lost lt
rooted fresh rotor, and the dark, dreamy
eye bad a look of doubt that was al
xt paia ia tbem.
Two jean ice she had ben sixteen
then, aad, oh. how discontented aad W
aad unhappy she had been. It w not
only the low of her mother, it wa her
Own incapacity for responsibility, her
morbid dislike to her surroundings, that
bad fretted alt her fine rotor a war.
Cbinre of air would do her rtl aad
then Aant Dlaaa had rotoe dawn apon
them with the freahaecs of a nxwrUad
Tea bhm: trt yoar eWet irirl to .
Alntlle." ahe had Mid to Alkoa' father:
"ahe wast fare aad eheriehle-x nre Una
!! Iih baa tiaae to rife her." Aad.
of eoare. Aaat tiaaa had ber war.
Iatead of the whir of machinery for
ber father' cawsaiUf were Jhk behlajd
tbelr boaae AH bad oow only to
liaten to the aoft flow of the rirer that
elided below the trees laws aad ahrob
berlea of JIoWe; iaatead of wakla;
up In the rooraiaj to look acroi the dty
brain and treej to the raat wool aJlei
and taaioe of Baaawn tiaiber. that aeav
ed raHnlj between ber and the Mae
kjr. Allon' ejM bad now the ltaet
prwpeet; one (haded cardea (eeajed to
run Into aaother. aad when the willows
were tblaned or bare In winter time, what
a rlew of the rir and jrreen tBeotWws oa
'be eote side!
The moral furawBdiiir were alaw as
naeii ehaaced. lostead a( M'x IMmtft
dry atethnd of iastntetloa. Aant IHaaa
had daeed within ber reaeai saaar a
pteaMtat sbort cut 10 kBwU4fe. had mtf
fretted all sorts of eariaMe lorossplUh
laeats: smmt was not Hloted were All
son's taleots roold be turned to areeant.
In tbh aeMsaat bat brariac atsso
phere Alison bad thriven aad rrowa. She
tras still a tall, slim slrl. inssewhat yooth
fal In look, but with plenty of warm life
and energy abattt her. aad thsweh the
dark eyes bad still their old trirk of
drrasainc. they seemed to dream store
happily, and the shadow did not lie so
deep in tbesa not, at least, until the
Jane afternoon, when Alison sat sHala
and visibly disturbed with ber lap fall of
rose. It was evident at last that she
found her thoughts too painful, for after
another half bear's bitea benodlac
suddenly jumped up from ber seat, neat
IrriBK the flowers where they lay unheed
ed on the Indian matrlnr. and walked
abruptly to the door. Sae HhA dropped
her letters, loo: but she went bark and
fdckrd tbesa up, not replacing tbw in
their envelopes, and then she went eat
Into the passage.
A dark oalc staircase led Into a little
(quaru ball, filled up with lookaae like
library, with a harmonium on one side:
n glass door opened late a ooastrvatory.
through which one passed into she gar
den. AlUon turned the handle of a door Just
opposite tbe staircase, and stood for a
nonient hesitating on tbe threshold.
What a pleasant room that was. half
tudlo and half drawing room, full of
crosa lights, and artistically littered wis
an odd Jumble of medieval and modern
furniture oak chalra and raMnets has
ketwork longes, tiny tea tables, fit for
IJIInutlan prlnceiwes, and lunging cup
lsnls of flualnt old china that gave warm
colorlnr to tbe whole. AlUoa'a eyes were j
(till Gtrd on a lady wV ttxJ with her
bark tonard her, paintlne at an eavl.
"Well, child. ht tiowV The to.o
was nicely ntoliilatrd, clear and musical,
but the manner slightly abrupt.
AlKm me forward at once and In
spected nV picture. "It I very pretty.
Aunt 1I." she eald. forgetting ber own
u-orrie in a BMtsaent. "It Is oae of )"tr
best. I think 1 see what you sean. but
to me it l all beautiful . that ohl man
a petwower. Is be tT asxl that bf
tired bee- ,", wm ' bate dmppod
lonn by the way. left behind by rite
(Uvk. Is s,t Mafelve of the title, 'Xhm
"Tbat U what I iateawled. Yo are
a iBleUlirewt M. Ailie. both tbe man
and the beis anrt K W: It Is not for
ytxing creamre to re-4 at mvwtiaV: my
oM pensHMser ha already home tbe bur
den and heat of tfce day."
"f course, I see what ysm mean.
My irable l not bard to read," re
plied Mhw Carrinnosu with a saalK bwt
a Alnoa studied the picture with i
cria.fd interest aad admiration, a pair
of hrewd. kindly eyes were rtadytac the
Oo aad pat yortf ia that ry
chair opptMlte. and tell ate all aKmt It."
be aid at lat. rasxtax ber by a cood-
hnnmred lltthr pnh. "I awHt tmhk this
braaoh if I am to enjoy my abrht's re-t.
bat I can ltea to aay amoaat of kef
leewl -snm." with a saatestire glaace at
"Ob. Aaat 1L bow do jrsst Sad oot
thinaw r staasaspred Alra: taesa, a
tbmtgh ased to obedlerx-e. ae ass red to
cbalr that wa always tee(rvd for
Mb tirrlaTroa' v4lto-i. whom ske was
wont to entertain after a fahioa of ber
"I wooder bow lone I am to have pa
tience," obwrvsd Mt Carrtactoa. paiat-
in oa ladawrioaHy. as AlKoa sat with
drooping bead, look In at ber letter", with
Ml sdreriaa to read them. "I am aaite
are laowe are KaaVI's seranlbvc charac
ters : that boy's haadwritinc t a d'scracr
to tbe family : it has pat him oat of my
will forever: fancy one's aepkew beiac
soeh a sorry scribe."
"Itndel do write badty." returned All
son. with a fa'at little sm'W. "bat I like
Ms letters better abaa M!-W: there is
one from MH- Ieiab, too: do yoa adatlre
ber baadwriHag. Aaat IXr
"No: H Is tot tbia aad aacalar." re
taraed Mi" Oarriagtoa. severely: it
wants freedom aad breadth: It reminds
me tv mach of Mew IWb bereelf."
"I do aot think ne are aay of as very
fond of ber." Interrupted Atiwm. "I know
she Meets father dreadfully, aad Itocer.
too. t beach be so good to ber."
"Koger is rtl to everyone but him
self." responded MM Carringtoa: "bat
rvea be. with all his good nature, has
owned to ate that MImi I-lra has a terj
tryiag nsanaer. Yoa see. Alison. fuy
people make pr companions. Mix
Icfcfc has sever lelsttre for anything but
ber own worries; she is too overweighted
for rbeerfal conversation ; It she cU
forget roppie's Bat-demBors. aad Mis
ste's pertaess. and I'adet's raaghnos.
and the servants' fs Hares for ataxtt half
an boar at a ties. I raald oafte fancy
M: Ilga a pleasiag rnaMUBioa; bat
now let me bear br letter."
"It is dreadfully Ur." sigbed Allsoa.
sV relaetaatly obeved. It was evi
dent that she wWSed MWs rarriagloa to
read the letters far herself, bat Aaat
IHaaa b-Ui a sntVpeat eptaioa.
"My dear Alison." it began. "I am
afraid that my weekly acraaat will be
little mire cheering tbaa tbe last: in
deed. I am arriving slowly at dV con
vict loo that, aaless some cbaar be nude
is the hoashotd arraagemeats, I tal
b compelled, however reluctantly, to re
sign my st."
"Ilampb! that looks bad," from Miss
"I have doae all I ran In representing
to yoar father the mUenlef that most
ralt from bis injadU-ioo treatment of
Mabel; sae Is hecoanac so rboroagbly
sfioiled, so entirely her own adstreos. ttsst
no amount of resoatg has any effect
uua ber. I do aot wish to lay aay un
due stress oa her r-navfcw to aMt:
bat her treatateat of Mr Itocr. aad the
bad eiamate that she s-s ts I''ppie. aat
to mention the masuat hickennc that is
always golhg on beweea ber and lladel.
are quite deelroylag the beraaaey of the
hoo-bold. Yoa may laMsine. my dear
AHmw, bow tryiac all this ia to a person
of mv sensitive temperament.
"I nlwavs said It was a Mack day for
its when Miss Carrioftoo look yoa asnty
from Tbe Hasats. With aU due deference
to year aaat'a benevolence and good feet
iacs. I ran not help thinking that a
daughter's place Is with ber widowed
father. Of coarse, yoa will UK the
matter over with year aaat. aad perhaps
yoa may be able te iaat me to some so
lution of oar ditralties.
"Patience has changed to lmitlee-e."
mattered Mies Carrlnrtoo. grimly. "Sea
altive lple never own to being oat of
temper, bat I should have said myssdf
that riser was a spice of Ill-temper In
that letter. Poor Mias Ielgh m aorided-
"Sae evsr cosild maaage Mbwie; I al
ways knew that." rHuraed Alkoa. sor
"Aad bow obi I Mabel, or MfcsR as
you taN berT
"Hiiteea last birthday. Aaat TiUna."
"Humph ! there U not a more trouble
"Aant DI, I bavo something very asri
04 to say. Ttsese letters came two or
three days ago. and I have been thinking
alstut them ever since. I do believe Miss
Iigh is right is what she says, and that
I am shirk Ug my duty."
"Sloe wbea?" a httl dryly.
"Since I got quite well and strong and
happy, about a year ago," returned All
son, answering most literally. "I oagbt
to have gone bark then, and not. ha,ve
stopped oa here quietly, taking tbe good
I of errrvthlng, ami rn'ovlrig myself Just
a though I bad no il Hies, and no pl.r -
in life It Is all my fault if Miss t t
gctiing the upi-er hand, ami mVmg ev-
l rry one tincowfortable. I ought tit go
home to father and Itoger.
There hms no Immed ate answer t.
this, but In another moment M n l';u
rlngton bad walked to ber lol. ail
then, standing beside her. ber baud ti..
ed the girl's hair with a mittr caress 114
restart. "IVt not cry aKnit It. Aluc "
she Mhl wv "ently ; lHt her own vi -e
was not quite so clear a 'isl ' It s
ntt a thing to be decided In a hurrv we
must hk at It all round . imirse u
neter a sure guide. No one Is uu e their
own mitre. men at ehthteeii. anJ I
am afraid yoa will hate to ask my l-te,
unloM j-ou prefer running awn) "
"(kh. will jt let me go. Aunt MiV
with a sadden tart of Joy, as though the
kwots that ber csnclence bad tied were
addenly cat through in a moat unci peel
"My dear. It it be right I will help tou
to go," was the eipreiite but somewhat
cart answer to this; but as she spoke.
Miss Orrlnaion's hands preed the girl's
bead a little bea'ily.
"Now." sae coatlaaed. with a vlslbls
effort, "we mnet put all loewe trouble
oatr things away far the preieut : there
is the deeseiag bell, and we bare only
liov to get ready toe dinner, aad )m
know it Is Kr vealag at I'eraielgh. ami
wr shall have to be cheerful tor Mr.
An boar ami a half biter Mvm t'arrlag
taa and bar niece were walking quickly
down one of the tardea paths until they
came to a little gat set la tbe hedge: an
latching It. they pasasd lato a neighbor
ing garden, aad then turned their faces
la tbe direction of a tow white booe.
with a veranda raaBhng all rouad It. aad
rows la profusion running over It. As
they did o, tbe Botes of a violin, evi
dently played by a practiced band, reach
ed them, M.m Carriactoa's face bright
eaed. and. nmktac a gewtsrre to ber coot
pan loo to move oftly. she stepped ap to
a window and braked through It. The
room. If It were a drawing rtwtaa. was ab
most as beteeegeaeoasiy furnished as ber
own. bat it bore the character of a li
brary. Two of the walls were lined with
bookcases: a grand piano aad a barmo
atoos occupied some of tbe stssce; there
was a round table littered with bo-4s.
and a saperdaity of easy chairs ia every
tage ot comfort, armored more with a
view to ease than appearance. A nearer
iaetwiclioa would hate ptdated oat certain
bacbetor arrange aunts some cwtly Turk
ish pipes: a pair of pistols, spleadidly
mosmted: seme silver raps and tankards.
winfc varwMH Inscriptiona on them, all ea
graved with the name of (Srevllb? Moore,
ami purporting to be certain prijes la
the half-mile race, the high Jump, throw,
lag the cricket ball ami other feala of
prewr, performed by some youthful ath
lete. An elderly man. with a long while
beard aad mastarbe. In a black velvet
coat, sat with bis back to tbe light, play
lag tbe violin. Ills face, seen in repose.
was clear cut anu naatssome. in spsie mi
she deep liaes that time aad i-rbai '
many cares bod traced upon It : but his '
eyes were cast dowa. as though In deep
meditatio-i. aa habitual action, for Mr. j
Moot bad ba blind halt bis life.
He was playmg from memory an n 1
aaUite fugue from Hacb. '11k thin. some,
what wrinkled band bandied the bow with
a precisian, a delicacy, a masterly knowl
edge, that seemed sarprisiag ia his situs- ,
tioo. Apparently be was lost himself ia
enjoyment of the sweet sound that he
had conjarrd up in his darkneu. for a
smile played round bis lips as the har
mony w bteaed aad vibrated, ami his foot '
softly moved as t booth in aabwa. In a
mnwnt the fugue was easled aad the bow
"Is that you. Saaay? Utile witch,
whj have yea stolen a morch en the
blind man 7 Of coarse, yea have flown
thrwagh the wiadew."
".Aaat Iiana set me the eiampie." re.
traass Albwa. demurely. "How da yon
do agala. Mr. Mwwrr
"fHa, nicely, nicely; tisse always passes
aulekly with me ia my own special werbl
Hare yea given year aaat br favorite
choir? Hew dew the picture progress.
Miss IHaaar Sonny tells me it to n of
"Weald yea have me praise my owu
werkr" returned Mies (wrriagtoa. bright
ly. "I mast leave too to Alison's eritb
rism. I hope to do something gl be
fore I die. aad If I do not ssxt' I, well.
aay life will have beea happier far the
(To be continued.)
DruKs and Ike Ilraln.
Mottt (stiiie UHWve that drugt nf.
feet the brain. Yet this apparently Is '
not i-fi, accortllng to ithyalctaMM. Irngi '
mi more affect the bra In than
do insanity that to, not at all! ex
tept alcohol, u-bkh iIohh Injure the
bruin, though not at all on account of '
Ita tneoul anTartii, bat for the very
diAVrvnt reaeoei that alcohol hag u
chemkal alttnlty fur th alUiinen uml
fata of the tutsan. Itjr this cbemlwl
actlosi It klimly altera ami lUmasea
brain Itewie, hut tbbt rwitilt In no (
wls illffers froui (liullar iilierauooi
pnlutil by aktdird In the tissue of
the liter ami of the khlnoiH. ToUao
00 U a rfiwerful poltioti, and yet no
autotwleu can (how the yeast illffer
ence between the brain of a llfoiwis
(looker awl that of one who never lit
a clsar. IJkewUc, the bralu of an
opium Send U ImllstlnsuUhable from
any other brain, and o on for the
real. Drug do affect the mind and
will power, but not the brain aubaUnc
Ittprrlmeiits vtllh Mittile Menu re.
At tin- Mitrjlsnd agricultural slit
Ibm tttu sets of tterlmHits with sta
ble manure--one mtorlng thny )ears
antl the othtr seven jtstrs Unto Ihvh
The results as n rule favttreil tlte
trve of fn-th manure sppl'inl dlrwtly
frttw tbe stable as ngnlnst rtitteti hm
nre. The best results wire itblaltitil
by itiudylng the manure as Iihii: In nil
rum v tf the time the crop was to use
It its mssdnle As hetueeH aillng
fresh and rnttetl manure before ami
after plowing, the result favttred n
pl.t Ink fresh manure ns n tip dressing
after plowing. In a comparison f
plowing utwler manure In the fall ami
prlng. the difference were slight. Iml
uniformly In fnvw f nllowlng the
manure to nusmln nti the html during
tbe winter ami plow-lug It down In the
prime. Submtlllng In atblltloti to deep
plowing did not show stttm-tetit a l van
tage to warrant th extra expoite In
volveiL The ue of kalnlt with the
manure seemetl to etert a beneocinl
Influence eery year, ami It was more
marked In dry tbaa wet seasons. The
growth f crimson clover was better
on soils receiving fresh manure than
t those treated with mtted manure.
tlrwln tur See4,
The threshing machine is the great
est rattse of lulling grnln unless rare
la taken In this respect. If a rmp nf
good IVfiance wheat Is gnuvn, be care
ful that the tHAi'hine Is so cleim the
crnlB will not Itetvwe tiilxctl with ulhcr
whent When the ninrtilnc ohims direct
HOUSES OIVE WAY TO
It la now do uncommon sight tn see heavy loads of grain being drawn
along country roads by trai'tlou eng'iira Instead of hones. The machine In
the picture baa a (itimrlty of eighteen horse iwrr and will get uvcr any
sort of a decent nMil at from ten to twelve tiillra ter hour The tlrrs are
itxteen Inchca whir and are so constructed that Ihcy wilt (him ovrr rmigh or
soft ground with nmiimrnllve enae. This engine rost $l,, and there are
many others on the market ranging from fl.uil to $1H.(ki. These tnarhlues
are also raphlly coming Into service on the large grain fields In the West ami
are h1 for plowing, harrowing and reuplng They will pull a gang of
frotn alt tn ten (dowa with harrows nttnrhcd itnd dn the work nf nue-half
itossfi teams. These mnchtnea will make slnirl turns, or ran be backed or
started easily, ami tbelr si-eeil can be absolutely controlled.
from threshing other wheat wake the
men run through oata or Iwrley be
fore they begin on the DenairCe If It Is
Inlemleil for seed. There will always
be Home grains of the last threshing
In the machine, ami this will mix with
the juire grain It Is nbv Mter to take
the Hrst load or two direct to town nn-l
fly sate for seed next yenr that which
Is run through Inter. If the grain doc
become mixed It la better to mII It al'
ami buy pure seed for next year.
A Sanitary IIIU fall.
It Is much easier to keep the dirt
out of the milk than It t to get It out
after It la once In.
shows n convenient
milk imII with au
A piece of cIuhmh
cloth Is put over
the strainer and
this keeps all dirt
from entering the
Since this (tall
was Invented many manufacturers
cover the top, which Is a creat lm-
Tlii Ideal liar ol Corn.
Authnrlllfa hate dicldetl that the heal
form for an Ideal oar ahould lie n
ntr a cylinder as possible. It shonnl
be about 10 Inches Ions and about 7
Inches In circumference, or at least this
ratio should be maintained. Tbe rows
e&W - ITUS
vt gralim should I ns near parniici its
' l"M,l,,,p "d ,,p KM1"" "hmilil Kt"v
fll .iter tlit tin ih! butt Tin- gntli
shnillil le wetlge sHue ami their Irtigtll
should he at least twli-e Itit'lr wlilllt
Ihe .11I1 should lie small, frtmi Hl I" -'1'
mt cent of an ear of ctirti hotinl I""
grain. In yellow corn Hie cob slmttlil
W reil 11 ml In white corn It smmhl he
while If one desires his com t Imvf
a high protein cotitetit. the gfriti or
heurt sbouhl Is- large. If meal l to
be matlr. the while or elnprh ""I
should be firm, stdbl ami heaty lite
grulna of the ilent" intletlea will be
more air less wrinkled on the outer tip
otherwise Ihe Mir fit re of Ihe tnr shutld
l- stJXH.Ih ami glosy A dead wdor
nstwllj llMllcatrs lotv vitality. S. V
t'uniiiklns (or t'nns,
Datomcn lHdl itirfertHt eplnlitna
to the talue of ptttMna for ttws and
as n rule the great Mil frtilt nf the
ICast Is not very much grown In the Ir
rlgntetl region. Some claim that tm-y
are n posM Injury. It l certain,
however, that If fetl to cows at all they
should be given In conjunction tvttli
coitreutmtetl feed ami Nereesarily III
limited ittantlth-s. When fed thtes the
pumpkin Is valualde as n fall feed for
cows. It has ime distinguishing fentu
as a stock fno,. which nothing els. p.s
seeees ami this Is It to a tstomtbl t
mlfuge SIinL of all kinds like pump
kins ami will leave a pxl bile of alfal
fit field ami I'arm
Water tor !' Is In Wlolev.
Many who sujutiy tbelr fowls with
water regularly durtng the summer fall
to recognise that II Is Just as ncees-ar
during the ntitl mouths. 1m jtw md
often want ta drink more In cold wtstlh
rr than In warm! Just nil Ihe foun
tain ami feed trough at the same 1 1 in,
ami note where the rrowd Is at urns
gathered Tbe fosl Is as a role dry j
ami trmla In no way to Mtiate lb (
thirst In summer dew. fruit ami other
subittltntra satisfy In n measure, but
miw the fowls are entirely deom!eot
umhi their human frlemls at this point
lwnva rnmive the rhlll from the wa
ter ami let II I pure. Io not nllow It
to remain In the dishes over night ami
freeze. Freezing water ilix-s (Hit mean
(Hire water, even though some germs
are killed by frccxliig. Kterclse i
same care rrgnnllng rliitnllness. which
was the rule during Ihe summer, ami
the fowls will not only drink with
greater relish but you will likewise iMt
their products with similar apprecia
tion. Ilenieily for lielil litre.
The Pasteur Institute of Paris has
again dime a valuable service to ihe
romiiiiiulty In devising a remedy for the
field mice, which In the Clmnntes Imte
multiplied at a lerrillc rate uml ilioie
enormous harm. The Dniijuz virus, hs
It Is calltsl. If prnporly illsirlluiliO. kills
OS jkt cent of the mice In two weeks.
It muses a contagious disease reseiu
bllng t)phnld, which Is Iiiihhmumis to all
llrlng tnliigs except mice and ml a.
A Hone and Muscle Maker.
While alfalfa Is too rich 11 food for
mature horses unless usi-,1 u comblnu
lion with some other roughm. It .
au excellent feed for young horsm. us
It mollis to contain Just the eieiueuta
necesitry tn detelop bone, muscle anJ
1 .r 1 Li
11 mi thiktan r.xri.oni:.
l)r riven MrillliM Mfoml Jniiriicy of
xplonttl'in In TIIh'1 h lllte'y In prove
nf till' rent is I tuliu- Ho 111111I1 iniiii'
tliil has tlie iliH'lur itillnlnl, dull mi
Unit lie Ims slnliil II will bo I line or
four )ear Ix'fure he Iidh wnrkiil m
nil the liiforiiutlliin unlnnl regurillng
tmeta lilllierio unknown tit lint West
em world Hurliitf n ttilislileruble pttrl
of III Jiitiruej Ilin I'tplortr went ills
Killsail n it eonitiion I jtilishlil. Ills InimU
itml face ilatkeiMtl with Ntlnt. Whi-n
struiners were nut ho ilrnte I lie Istg
gage nuliimla ami sheep, ns the Inferior
sort mil of the npimrent henil of Hie
rnrsvitn hki) whs known us "llnil
stii Miwt. atJAN ' iujI hus
HsUs " (in scleral iial'lis Hie rt-al
basinewt of tbe strly was sueitrd
by the Tibetans ami the ituctor had
scteral narrow escapes.
Hi: WAS A SCII'.NTIKIO UUI1U.
Kuril Mure Inao lbs Itipert Wins
II Came to I .! t'onilll leaa.
"We were sitting n round the stote In
the bar of the little hotel In a Maine
town." writes an eiedrlcal salesman
In tbe laevtrlmt Ilevlew. "whew the
elevtrlc tights nirkrml ami Went out.
"1'rom the darkness eum a sdemn
voice that sabl-
"'Klectrlr lights nil out. h'goeh. ami
et It ain't blow In' bard, cither !lme
tbln's happetwsl tn the iljrmtHoi. maybe'
"I had been selling electrical supplies
t tbe little lighting companies for hi
oral Mvsnths. bat I bail roter heart! this
partb-ular Wea expreeeod before.
"I laugbetl long ami head ami was ail
the more amused when mi otto Joined
"After they had lighted n big kero
sene lamp I prttroedetl to etpialn to the
crowd that Incandescent lHis can't
Is. blown out by the wlml. When I had
finished, the idd ruts who had com
mettled on the lights said:
"'UsiV here, young man. If you knew
a little aomctbtu' aluil loenl ctimlltbuts
ami abotit your own liuslnewt, you'd
kmw that the wlre In this townahtp
are huug up slnrk oti the slis In some
places ami that llwy get In slatting In
a gtsxl stiff hfeefe. When they do.
there's a short circuit that puis the line
out of bUleV"
(Ill lias lleMerat,
One of ihe regular army nittcers tellt
a story of how the old Mrlngenl army
teculathHM iHM-e went agHlnst (ii-turiil
Keutt. One wet nftermsm IIihI soldier
was caught In the ruin In Wasltliistoii
He was In full uniform ami whs well
known, mi, mi nth being near, he lr
rowHl tu umbrella. Arriving at hb)
hotel, au iimlrMlllcer nppriMltiliil him
ami calmly remarked:
"(leHernl. ytHi will consider youmelf
umler arnst for eight days fur curry
ing an umbrella while In full nub
No Terrors fur lllm.
"Sir." I'XCMlmtsI the Her. X. Ilorlci.
"I'm surprlwil to hear juu swenrlnu at
the heat. What will jou do In the next
world, where ihere'a not 11 ilroi of
water in molsieu jmir panliwl - "
"Huhl" gninlitl the fat man. "Aru
you sure there's no water IliereV'
"Ah, then there's no humidity; Hint's
what knocks me I mil stand the hint"
"Is It n fact that your nuithcrlnlnw
threw herself out of the third ntory
window and )mi did noihlng to ne
"Kxcuse me, I went to the llmt story
to catch her, but she hud already
imSHlll." DIlMolll llllHU.
When a ImrlsT slup porter shlnca 11
barber's shoes, doca he itet 1111I1I for lit
,0r tlrtva ho 1I11 It as a professional court