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JT1IK IlKX!) IIVI4I.KTIN, UKNl), OUK., WEDNESDAY, HKPTKMIIKH I), 101-1.
WON ON HIS BLUFF
How an American Consul Brought
a Dictator to Terms.
A THREAT AND A SURPRISE.
Th Vnetuln Dtipot to Whom Uncle
8m's Official Hd lued a Comlo
Optra Ultimatum Flnt Got on Hie
High Hortt and Thtn Supptd Down.
A Brest man j fvnn ngo Phil llnnna
tra couaui Mt lj Uunjrra, Vciu-iuclu,
when. a little revolution hroko out. A
military tiittrtlnct lu i-oniuiuoi! of the
towu annoum-til himself dictator ami,
iiwdttiR luoia-j- to enrry on hi activi
ties Kt-liti.il it bunch of Anicrliiui. Eiir
)lh and (lerumn rvatik-nts in tho plueo
ami lorkwl thetu In the towu Jull.
They vri't Informed thttt they would
lie rvleHwed wheu they hxti uiaile cur
tutn cash ctmtrlliutloua to tho revolu
tionary war chet.
llnnna trim notified of the altuntlon.
nud. looking' up the consulate nnd lent
luit nn extra vlzcd Amrrictiu Our riy
Inc. he nmrched up to tho headquar
ters of the illctntor.
"Mr. Dictator," wtld Hanna. "I note
thnt yon have locked up a number of
American. IVrnilt ute to totruiluro
mypelf an the Atuerlcnn consul."
The dlctntur ankf-d what Interest that
fnct hnd for tiliu,
"It Dignities thnt I am here In the
Mine of my corernment to deinnnd
that Untie Americans tie relenwd In
stantly," rei'llfl llnnna.
"Can't do a thins for yon." replied
the Renerul. "Tliey've Ihvii told thnt
when they cough up they'll bo turned
They'll be turned lotre without
ronchltiR and without delay." retorted
Unnua. l iltvlre. In the nnm or uiy
government, to My thnt if the Anit-rt-itimt
and all the European cltlton-i
whom you hare locked up are not re
Icafted by 0 o'clock thin afternoon I
ahall proceed to nhell the town "
"To Htiell-wlmfll you ahell It wlthr
unorted the dictator. "Why, you
haven't an American chip within a
thousand ml I en, and yon know It."
"What I wild.- replied llnnna wlUi
rrozen faced dignity, "wan thnt If thoso
IH-ople are not releaxed by 0 o'clock I'll
bclt the town." And bo marched out
Hanna knew perfectly well thnt there
wtnn't an American ship nearer tbnn
New Orleans and he knew the dictator
knew It. nut he had aomethlni: up hU
i-U-eve. rie went back to hi oolce nnd
waited patiently, meanwhile wndlnu a
clerk down to the water front to watch
The day wore on to tntdaftcrnoon.
rinnnn waa getting ncrrous. lie must
make Rood aomehow. At lait bla mes-f-rncer
"Two Ilrlttsb cru liters are coming Into
the hnrbor. sir,' he reported.
"I knew they were due today," re
plied llnnna. "Now. you Ret word to
the comuiuuder about what we've dono
liere and tell him It's very Important
fur him to come and see mc."
At 5 o'clock thnt afternoon three Tery J
iiiilin-sHivu oiuccrs in me iinuorm or
the IlrltUu uiivy came axbore and
mnrcbed stralcht to the American con
BtilatH. Uauua slouched out of his chair,
nhook hands all round and explained
in scraiic. Tbu natal mnn wanted to
know bow bo could best servo tho
iit-ceMltien of tho moment.
"Just co bark on shipboard nnd begin
clearing tboAo vessels for action In
CONFISCATE THE EDITION.
Ntwipaptr Ittuts OfUn Ouppriod
by th Austrian Csntors.
"Hy order of tho 'royal invss court
this Issue of your paper U hereby
confiscated for printing mow which
the court vonnUlcm xhould not Ik madu
public." A policeman, with u nword
dniiRlliiR nt his side ulid holding lu his
hand nn utllclnl docuuioiit with 1111 Itn
posliiR Ken I ou It, enters tho miuiaitliiK
editor's room nud dell vow the decree.
It la tho fatuous Austrian press ten-f-orwhlp
nud cunlbcatlou machltie, call
1 for short tho "ctmllsottlon appara
tus." nt work. Down below tho his
presses are thundering atom; on the
last few thousand copies of 11 lilc cir
culation. It Is a o'clock lu the morn-lug-too
late to "umfcc over" by tear
lug out the offending article or news
Item, putting something else In Its
plnce nnd reprinting the entire edition.
From the numerous rooms which
make up the editorial F.-tnttuni there
rolls one 'Donnerwettor!" and "Ver
dammtr nftcr another. The mnunglug
editor order a small sheet, not much
larger than a Immlhlll. hastily printed,
thnt will tell tho subscribers why they
will not receive their paper that morn
ing. Tl:l Is n scene which hm taken
place frequently In Viennese iiewsw
per offlees lately. One afternoon re
cently the editions of tire evening pn
pers were coiiuenlcd. Probably no ed
itors In the world can tell as many In
teresting stories of news that never
reached their render ni the Viennese.
From an American viewpoint of n
free press tho Austrian press laws,
press censorship and "contlscatlon a
parntnV Is nhout the most nltsurd nud
nnthpmted Institution In existence.
Apparently It was created largely for
the purpose of keeping the truth from
In Austria IkmiUs. pictures. Illustrat
ed catalogue, price ll-ts, hnndbllls. ml
vcrtl'sements nnd ndvertlslng literature,
newspapers, periodicals and publica
tions which appear occasionally, signs
nnd signboards, posters In fnct. everj -thing
thnt conveys menulng to the
mind by means of type, picture or
symbols Is subject to censorship. Until
recently even private calling or "visit
ing" cards were subject to censorship.
Tho printer hnd to lay n proof of n
card liefore the "press court" before ho
could deliver tho order.
Any district or superior court rnny
constitute ltelf u "press court" to pass
upon and order the Coutlscatlou of any
newsjMiper In Its Jurisdiction. Vicuna
Cor. New York Tribune.
careful to remind her Interlocutors tin
her full tltlo Is "Laura from Aft. it.
Deaths Wall and .Kttp Wall.
To breathe well helps to keep well.
To live longer ami better mnko It a
habit to take some breathing exercise
eneh day. Am you uwaru that ordlnn.
rlly you use only oue-tuiith of your
lung spuce? Is It any wonder that
diseases of tho respiratory tract nro
contracted so easily)
"Why do they cull lawyers pane
"llecause by the time they got
through with them their clients are
short." Halt Imore American.
Fraud and deceit lire ner In n hur
ry. Take time for nil thtiigs.-t-'raiiktln.
Archaisms In the Authorized Version.
In tho real authorized version of
1(111. King James' Illblc. nro a good
many tirchnlsms which tho printers
havo since modernized, such as "ought
him n hundred ence." "yer" for "ere."
'biles" for "itolls." "ft-t" Tor "fetched."
"gin" for "grin" (n trap), "moo" for
"nioro" and "all to" should be one
word nt Judges Ix. KJ. "ull to brake bU
head," when, however, the printer
have resisted tho temptation to substi
tute "break." In I'snlm cxlr. 3, "Grent
is th6 Iord nnd marvelous, worthy
to be praised," there should bo no com
ma after "marvelous," which Is nn nd
rcrb qualifying "worthy." This cor
rection has liecn made In recent pray
er books. London Saturday Itevlew.
SIRIUS, THE DOG STAR.
It Was Given Its Canlna Name by tha
The glaut sun. tho bright star Hlrlus,
Is not? called ihe "dog star" from the
very ancient una curious custom of
personification The grent nations or
remote 'antiquity personified every m?
tlvlty or nature thnt Is, compared
them to living men or niilmals.
They didn't know a thing of nny
law or nature, so they sntd that motion
Is caused by living nulmuis. because
only animals havo the inscrutably
mysterious power or moving them
selves. No wonder the ancients were
astonished to see an nutuuil uiuvu It
self. And the wonder has vastly lu
creased now. for the tiblest scletitltlc
mnn cannot (tosslhly seo how nn aul
mnl ts nble to move.
Tho overflowing of the Nlte was the
chief event In nil or t'gypt. Without
this pouring of water over the laud
once each year, tho vulley would be a
desert. The Kgyptlnus at n certain
period In ihvW long history liolkVd
that When they llrnt naw the star Hlrlus
early lu tho morning buforo sunrise
tho Nile river begun to rlio nnd pour
over tho hanks, Thoy porHoulllcd
Hlrlus na n watchdog, wntchlug tho
sun nnd tho Ntlo ami tho land or
Kgypt. Its people, deatluy nud hurvests.
Tho lCgyptlnu nnmu of the Mlo was
Blrls. nud tho faithful dog wutchlng
in tho sky was dually named Hlrlun.
Centuries Inter their horrlblu religion
taught thnt It wns necessary to mur
der or sncrlllCQ 11 dog to the star Hlrlus
tu secure Its nld In growing grains nnd
herds. This terrlblo habit uf slaughter
ing animals to propitiate Imaginary
gods descended to tho (Irecka nud Hu
mans. Tho itomnns named tho stars
near Hlrlus the constellation Cnnls'
Major ttho great dogi. fSew VorU
Mlnlitero and Ambassador.
Tho tlrst minister plenlK)tent!nry
from the United States to Knghiud wns
John Adams. Thomas I'luckney of
South Curollun been mo the tlrst minis
ter to (inula ml under thu constitution.
The United Htntes continual to bo rep
resented by ministers until 180. w.hon
Thomns l-t. Iliiynrd of Delawnre he
enmu the tlrst American iiiiihassaihir
to thu court or HU .1 nines, Tho llrnt
llrltlsh minister in the United Ktntca
was Ocorge Hammond, who was ap
pointed lu 1701. Lord I'nunccfoto bo
came tho tlrst llrltlsh nmlmssndor to
Washington In 181KI.
Ha Fall night In.
Ills Wife I met our mntd Anna Just
now ou tho street nud alio pretended
not to aeo mo. Her Ilusbnud-Yoti
ought to point out to Anna II10 Impro
priety of such conduct. Ills WIfo-lltit
how can IT You see. she had another
girl with her, iihd It was quite evident
she didn't want her friend to know she
was working for a woman who wore 11
two dollar nnd fifty cent Imt-Nuw
:: TiT. Lafd AWH .
:: NurseryvEio. I
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Prinovillo,' Oregon J
Paaoa With Punch.
"Ilore. what's all Ihls row nboutr
skisl the mpper breathlessly,
"Why. Hits wiiiiiiin Is collecllng nion.
fy for the cai sot'h'ty. nnd when I
refused to contribute slut knocked me
down." explained tho meek looking
umu HufTnlo Kxpiess.
What's the Use
of frolghtlnKKrocorlcH from
Uontl froo of clmrKo7
Lot JOHNSON pay
Itcmcmliur tho plnco, nonr
i!8 tnllu post, Ilcnd to
SCPTEUSra 17. 18, 19. 1914
A WtSTEM SHOW THATS THE RUt IHOW
LOW ROUND-TRIP FARES
Far roll lalanaatlas
ftk li Agtsl
ROAD A HA YlCATIOa COUPJKT
the most ostentatious way you can"
replied Iliiuiin. "I'll do the rest."
As soon ns the necessary tlrao-bad
elajmed to assure that these facta would
hare duly Impressed themselves on bis
dictatorship Unnua started for the
jialare again. Ho didn't have to wait
-rjave the American nnd European
prisoners been released?" he naked.
"They Uavo not yet." replied tho dic
tator. Then penult me to say that at 0
o'clock sharp, as I mi-ntloned this morn
ing. I begin shelling this town."
"Where's your American ships?" per.
aisled the dictator.
"The two llrltlsh cruisers that have
entered the harbor today are under my
orders." replied the American consul,
"and we'll blow you nnd your town off
this coast before morning if you don't
ierforni. Io you get It?"
The dlctntur didn't know whether It
wns blutr or not. but nt H-Jj'J o'clock the
prisoners were turned loose.
Hanna got n promotion for the Job.
New York Sun.
Immigrants and Literacy.
Scandinavians load the world In point
of literacy. Among every twenty Ger
man Immigrants over fourteen years
old is found 0110 illiterate. Of Immi
grants from other nations It is claim
wl Hw.ro l fntmil nn lllltnrntn nninni.'
J every twenty-threo Dutch, tblrty-elghl
Irish, flfty-two Welsh, ttfty-nluo Ho
hemlans. seventy-seven Finnish. 100
Eugllsh and 113 Scottish, but tho pro
Itortlmi among those who cotuo from
Scandinavia Is one In J0. Among tho
Lithuanian Immigrant and thoso from
southern Italy half of them read no
language. Argonaut. "
THE WHITE IS
Fie bad carried a cue nine mllo
nround a billiard tnblo and pushed a
lawn mower once across bis SO by 20
Then ho collapsed.
"Overwork." said the sympathetic
doctor aud put him to bedCleveland
Where tho 80ft Spot Was.
Gladys JucU really baa a soft spot
ill his heart for me. Muriel now do
you know be tins? Gladys lie says
he Is always thinking of me. Mnriel
Why. h man doesn't think with his
Heart; Tho soft spot must bo in bis
One Letter Names.
O Is n village of France. In tho com
inuno of Mortree. lit a distance of df
teen kilometers from Argent an. Itself
ut n distance of thirty-live kilometers
from Alencou. This Norman hamlet
has ut last accounts twenty-threo in
habitant nnd tho proud memory of
tho extinct mnrqulwttu of O. which
datos back to tho crusades. Tho last
marquis, superintendent of tho finances
of Henri III., lived a spendthrift und
died a pnupcr. Another Instance of
slugle letter geography is Y. tho arm
of thu sea which penetrates tbo Nether
lands. A Wonderful Parrot.
The world's record parrot is owned
by Baron Alfred do Jtothschlld, and bo
paid for it a record sum. She slug
with effect quite u number of songs
lu a voice llko a banjo's twing. Sim
speaks 'JOO words of German, can an
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