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THE BEND BULLETIN', BEND, ORE., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 0, 1010.
IDAHO IS A BIG STATE.
Lars'' Than All New Engknd With
To those of us who remember Idaho
In our school geographies as a smalt
pink block, shaped llko nn easy chair
facing cast, Jt may bo of interest that
this state, which in 1800 added tho
forty-fifth star to the constellation of
tho flag, is nearly as largo as rcunsyl
vatila and Ohio combined and larger
than the six New England states' with
Maryland included for good measure.
It is divided into thirty-three counties,
the smallest of which Is half as largo
ai tho state of Rhodo Island and tho
largest greater than tho combined area
of Massachusetts and Delaware.
Idaho covers nn area of 83.8S3 square
miles, divided principally betweeu tho
liorkr mountain region and tho Co-
B' t....t-l MtMAAn At! n vt a 11 b I sk
jumuin iuuii'uu, vmj a biuuii 1'uib in
the southeast corner of the state lying
In the great basin. In deration above
sea level tho state ranges from 735
feet, at Lowlston. to J2.078 feet nt tho
mimmlt of Hyndman peak. It is drain,
cd mainly to tho Columbia through tho
Snake river nnd its tributaries and has
an nnnual rainfall of about seventeen
Inches, tho rnngo In a single year at
different placcB being from six to thir
Tho industries of the state nro chiefly
agriculture, stock laWlug and mining.
Hay, wheat, oats and potatoes arc tho
principal crops. A large area Is culti
vated by Irrigation. Tho mineral pro
duction Includes gold, silver, copper,
lead and zinc Geological Survey Bul
letin. TOO MUCH FOR HIM.
'Ha Admits Ha Can't Graip Hie Wlfe'a
Ideas of Economy.
"I can understand," remarked the
ofllca philosopher to the visitor to his
Hanctum, "most of tho fcmlnlno traits
u nd characteristics that puzzle the or
dinary man, but when a woman be
K)s to practice economy bIio leaves
ano lashed to the mast nnd quivering
with helpless astonishment.
"Of course, tho wholo sex is eco
nomical. You have to admit that, be
cause every woman says sbo is eco
nomical, and no gentleman would un
dcrtako to dispute a lady's statement
nt least, no gentleman of my acquaint
.unco would undertake to dispute It In
Ills own houso. What to use a vul
garism gets my goat is the method
"Take my wife, for example. When
ver sho tells mo she Is going to ccono--nilzo
I emit a single agonized shriek,
nnd then leap for tho tali timber. Her
plan U to think up a wholo lot of
-things sho cannot possibly do without
and then do without them. Ity this
dcvlco bIic saves at n stnglo stroke tho
cost of tho cnttro list. Having thus
nccumulated n surplus, sho naturally
proceeds to spend It, 'and Bho Is al
ways prepared to provo sho has saved
E much money in tho process.
"There is no answer, or no answer
worth making. On occasions of this
'kind it Is my custom to pass, for. with--out
looking nt my hand, I know I can
iiclther trump nor follow suit." Rich
A shark Is very tenacious of life, and
Dr. Gunther, the Ichthyologist, pointed
out in ono of his contributions to tho
literature t his subject that "wounds
affect fishes generally much less than
higher vertebrates. A Greenland shark
continues to feed whllo his head 'Is
1 pierced by n harpoon or by n knlfo as
long ns tho nervous center Is not
A Norwegian antarctic explorer, H.
J. null, gives a startling word picture
of n shark's tenacity of life. This man--ater
was caught at tho Iceland cod
fishery. Ills liver, heart and Internal
arrangements wrro removed so as to
put n period to his career, and tho thus
mutilated body wan then cast into tho
hco. Ho simply gave a leisurely wag
of his tall and swam rapidly out of
lght Chambers' Journal.
Hie Own Shame.
Robert's mother's admonlshlngs to
tier small son generally ended with tho
words, "I'd be ashamed of you If you
; lld so and so," and the word ashamed
therefore was constantly in bis ears.
Ono day after he had oaten up his lit
tle sister's candy his mother said to
"Robert, did you eat Dorothy's caudy
. when I told you not to 5"
"169, ma am," said Robert lu a tone
: of triumph, "and I'm Just as ashamed
' of myself as I can be. so you needn't
he ashamed of me at all." New lork
Both Died ae They Wlihed To.
Tennyson, who was a shy, reserved
17 man, could ueer understand Robert
Browning's lovo of society. He had
I' been heard to remark that Urownlug
t 'would die In a white choker at h dluncr
' party. The" two poets died as they
would lmo wished to die Robert
K: Browning iu the grand Palazzo Rcsao.
ideco, with his son by his bedside, and
Lord Tennyson in his beloved Surrey
home., surrounded by his loved ones.
"now are you getting along with her
"Not at alL He's too arrogaut for
"What's the raatterr
"He even wauts to pick his own sons-la-law."
Detroit Free Press.
Mechanic Tvc gone orer tbt car of
Smith's pretty careful, but I can't find
nothln' the matter with It Garage
Owner Ye can't, eh? What do ye
"po I hired ye for? Newark Eagle.
8ome Too Tjny to Be Seen, Yet Silence
Can Meaiura Them.
Tho very smallest thing on earth
which has been actually measured is a
Light waves, of course, aro of differ
ent lengths. In the spectrum the red
waves nro longest, orange next, yellow
next and so on to tho violet, which arc
shortest of the visible waves. So If
we wcro to give tho measurement of
the very smallest thing wo would haro
to take ono of the tight waves In the
violet end of the spectrum or, better
still, one of tho wares of tho ultravio
let portion which is Invisible.
The shortest of tlieso that has becu
determined Is 120 mllllontbs of a mllll.
meter. Changing this to fractions of
nn inch, wo can comprehend the small
ness of tho wavo better. If theso waves
wcro placed ono on top of tho other
there would bo more than 200.000 of
them in n lino ono inch long. Tho nog
ntlvo corpuscle which Is n constituent
part of tho atom Is known to be small
er than this, but Its exact slzo has not
That tlicso light waves can bo mcas.
uied is due to tho fact Unit as light
waves aro refracted it is only n matter
of determining tho ntigta of refraction
and by trlangulatlou (hiding the length.
Kansas City Star.
THE ENGLISH PHEASANT.
Originally From Asia, It la Still Found
In China and Tibet.
Generally speaking, tho English
phensant Is misnamed, slnco it carao
from Asia and is still to bo found in
India, Tibet and China. Tho birds
wero brought to Europo more tbun000
years ago, turned loose ou bunting
preserves nnd thrived ntnazlugly. They
supply tho finest bird shooting In Scot
land and England, nnd so much care is
taken in raising them that they may
almost bo regarded as a half domesti
Under tho present system tho eggs
aro hatched by hens or in Incubators.
Tho chicks aro carefully fed on in.
sects nnd prepared foods, nnd when
they aro nblo to shift for themselves
they nro turned into tho woods. Whllo
tho common pheasant wilt roost in
trees, it is n ground bird. Tho femalo
will remain under cover until it is al
most stopped upon.
Kecnuso of this trait tho pheasants
nro aroused by men who beat in tho
thickets untlt tho pheasants tnko flight
over shooting boxes, where tho hunt
ers nro concealed. Philadelphia North
Dodging Mother Ming.
Infant prodigies are not unknown in
China, and Chlucso Iluddhlsts find it
easy to nccouut for them. According
to tho doctrlno of the transmigration
ot jouls, persons passing through hades
on their wny to tho wheel of life
(which relaunches souls into tho bodies
of babies or animals Just being born)
havo to cross n bridge. Itcforo mount
ing tho bridge they are stopped by an
otd hag called Meng, who, ladle In
hand, compels each soul to drink n
mouthful of tho waters of forgetful
ness, for which tho popular name is
Mother Mcng's soup. Those who drink
of this forget nil that they had passed
through or had known iu their former
Ufa and thus on being reborn Into tho
world nro entirely Ignorant Home,
however, manago to dodgo Mother
Meng and enter tho world full of
knowledge, which they display as soon
as they can articulate.
Don't think too long theso goods
mnybo gono. At Stockmon's Cc, 10c,
lDc, 2Cc Store. Adv.
Soo to it that the children's shoes
aro well cared for. Money is saved
In doing so.
Our shoe repairing ranks tho best
Only the highest quality leather used.
WE GUARANTEE ALL WORK TO
Quick Shoe Repair Shop.
Wright Hotel Rldg. Greenwood Ae.
HAVE. YOU TRIED THE
Wet Wash Laundry
One Day Delivery Service
20 Lbs. Dry Wt.
PHONE RED 1461
First Stamps d'f Nippon.
It wns in March, 1871, that postage
stamps wcro for tho first tlmo issued In
Japan, following the system of western
couutries. Tho stamps were of four
denominations of inonr Theso stamps,
however, disappeared shortly after
their issue, to be replaced In 1S72 by
another series in tho denomination of
sen. Tlicso denominations arc stltl in
use today, but at tho present time
there Is n far wider variety, the values
being from one-quarter of a cent to $3.
Tbb first stamps were citromcly crudo
In appearance, were without gum and
wero printed by the nncleut method of
wood engraving. Today electric ma
chines turn out tho stamps, as we
know them In this country, iu enor
mous quantities. Japan Society Bullo.
Animals Under Water.
The nblllty of n beaver to remain tin.
dor water for a long time is not renlly
so tough n problem ns It looks. When
the loko or pond Is frozen orer a bea
ver will como to tho under stirfnco of
tho lco nnd expel his breath no that it
will form a wide, flat bubble. The nlr,
coming In contact with the ice and wa
ter, Is purified, nnd tho beuvur breathes
It.agnlu. This operation ho can repeat
several times. The otter uud muskrat
do tho same thing.
"Better lot that woman send thirty
words for n quarter If she likes."
"It will save flic company money.
Sho hns nlrcady torn up nbout $1 worth
of blanks trying to boll her message
down." Pittsburgh Post.
Must Keep Them.
"Docs ho keep his promises?"
"I guess so. 1 never heard of any
body wanting to tako them." Detroit
What He Made,
"flow's business, old innti?
making anything lately?"
"Yes; nn assignment." Boston Tran
Sweet is tho destiny of nil trades,
whether of tho brgws or of tho mind.
God never allowed any man to do noth-lng.-Blshop
Look ahead tor Christmas, for that
Vlctrola, at Reed & Morton. Adv.
Christmas cards, 1 cent each, at
Reed & Horton, drugs. Adv.
"Hobson'e choice" may best bo
translator "that or nothing." Tobias
Ilobson wns a carrier and Innkeeper
at Cambridge, who erected tho hand
somo conduit there nnd settled "seven
lays" of pasture ground toward its
maintenance. Uut the story about
him, as told by tho Spectator, Is as
follows: "He kept n stabte of forty
good battle, always ready and Ot for
traveling. Rut when a man came for
a horse he was led Into tho stable,
where there was great choice, but wos
obliged to tako the horso that stood
nearest to tho stable door, so that ev
ery customer wns nllko well served,
according to his chance, and oory
horso rjddeu with the sumo Justice."
Milton wrote two quibbling epitaphs
upou this eccentric character.
It would bo foolish to say that n dy
nnmnnnil nn electric llellt arc thosamo
thing, tbot green npplcs is n term syn
onymous with indigestion, mni an ar
chitect's plans arc the. sntuo thing ns a
completed building or thnt sex attrac
tion Is but another name for tho social
Institution culled the family. In tho
sumo way It is an evldenco of muddled
thinking to maintain that being good H
tho samo thing ns being religious.
Rcrnard 1. Hell tu Atlantic.
Why Ammonia Cleane Clothee.
Ammonia, the grent spot remover of
tho American people, Is really a gas
dissolved In water. It belongs to tho
nlknll family, nnd on account of its
mineral origin H tho foe of all oils nnd
crease, which explains tho easy way
It disposes of spots that soapnnd "J
icr cauuui imcci.
Recovered Too Soon.
"I thought she knew you?"
"I expect sho does. I wns engaged
to her nt one time."
"But she snubbed you I"
"1'es: you see. she threw rno over,
and then I didn't tnko to drink."
improved the Opportunity.
"I'm sorry I asked the girt to clean
"Sho took fifteen minutes (o clean
the type and two hours to mnnlcuro
her finger nails afterward." Louis
It requlrer very llttlo trouble to find
fault. Thnt li why thcro uro so many
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y0tM -.Ji! "ill fjl
When the rains
and cold weather
come, be comfort
prepared with a
good oil heater.
Agallon of PEARL
OIL gives 9 hours
of intense, odor
$3.75 to $7.75
For Solo by
BEND HARDWARE CO.
F. DEMENT & CO.
For farm ,lnnd loans bco J. Ryan
& Co. Reasonable rates, prompt
A deslrahlo broad knlfo froo with
ovory annual subscription to Tho
Bring Youi Femily to the Alternant for good
Sunday Dinner. . . 40c
12 to 1:30
Nicat Sunday Supper in Bend Served from 6 to 7 P. M.30c
SPECIALS IF DESIRED
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Plumbing & HcntltiK Supplies, Itnth Room Accessories, etc
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Now $3.00 Per Load
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You nro invited to maka this hotel your headquarters
during your visit to tho
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December 4 to 9, 1916
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in sums from $250 to
$25,000, 3 to 10 years
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Lots at Half the Price
Asked in other additions of Equal Distance from
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bis 40X105 .$75 for Inside, $100 for Corners
Lois 50X125 $100 for Inside, $125 for Comers
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