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CALIFORNIANS BIG TREES.
J & L,
C L O V E R D A L E , T I L L A M O O K C O U N T Y , OREGON. F E B R U A R Y 2. 1912,
OUR PLANETARY SYSTEM.
I Intend to Retire Later 1
on in Life and Live
Without Having to Work
They Were First Seen by a White Man, Seen From the Nearest Fixed Star It
John Bidwell, In 1841.
Would Co a Tiny. Spick.
It was on Juue 20, 1841, that John
It is only when we regard our globe
Eld well discovered t!ie "big trees" of as a member o f the planetary system,
lie was the llrst white and that system in turn as a unit
man. so far as we know, who ever be among the systems, that we realize
held those monarch« of the forest.
how infinitesimal are its concerns ttud
Nine years later a huuter named how relatively insignificant it is.
Dowd was led into the company of the
We may for practical purposes treat
forest kings by a bear that he was the otbit of Neptune as the circumfer
SI Rh E\ KR\ ON IC 1)0KS, but you never can unless you
chasing, and it was by Dowd that the ence of our planetary system and state
start in young to prepare for it. Have you opened a bank ac
knowledge of the monster tret's was the diameter o f it therefore as about
spread abroad, but to Ridwell belongs 5,4S(1.00t).(XX) mi! es.
count have you wisely invested your savings and arc vou
the distinction of having been the urst
Hut if we could suppose ail this vast
steadily and surdv making headway or are vou
civilized man to gaze upon the wonder- j
plane converted into a solid disk In
stead of being, as now. for the most
DR IF TIN G FROM ONE SP E C U LA TI O N TO AN OT HER ?
The "big trees,” as the mighty se-|
part empty space, and if to it were
quoin are called, are found in Calave
Drop in and talk this problem over with us. We believe we
then given by some means or other a
ras county. Cal., chiefly in two
slightly luminous surface. It would ap
•‘groves," the Calaveras and the M ari-:
pear to the observer upon the very
p sa. at an altitude o f about 5.000 feet
nearest fixed star n i more pretentious
above the sea. They are probably the
than a new twenty five cent piece glit
remains of extensive woods belonging
in the sunshine would appear to
to a long past epoch
L’ ufortunately !
f ONLY GOVERNMENT EXAMINED HANK IN THE COUNTY j|
ut a distan e o f something 6 v ^ A « L A - s J V J » - n v v _ i v . j » ^ _ ( u i v _ j \ j v . j | - A . A . e J i . J U A _ r t . j v j v _ A _ A . J V j « »
few of them are left, there being only ,
- i .rv
* A ^
over a hundred yards.
u few hundred all told.
W e r ay safely say. then, for those
These mighty conifers are easily ihe
concern themselves with the
most remarkable o f ail trees both in
loss o f heat, that the annual
x For the convenience of
age and in bulk. They are from 200 to ,
40!) feet in height and from 15 to 40 thermal loss o f our own little sphere,
x travelers .........
though sufficient to melt 777 cubic
feet in diameter.—Louisville Herald.
miles o f be, would, even though multi
by centuries of < enturies. no more
A French writer lias given in I.u affect the temperature o f space than
Presse Medicale the results of his ob the striking of a match would avail to
Can he had at
servations oil massage in China. He moderate the climate of Siberia.—Har
remarks that the exquisite complexion per’s Weekly.
of the young Chinese women Is ’ ee
not to enameling, as has been sus
THE HUMAN SKULL
Parlors over Everest & Loarned’s
pected. but to careful manipulation of
ttie face done by expert masseuses. Many a Fracture Is Averted by It*
♦ Fruits and Confectionery
They begin by a gentle pinching of the
Fortunately- the human skull, al
cheeks between the tips of their tin-
Cigars a ini Soft Drinks
gors. which lasts fully ten minutes, though composed of ltones, is elastic,
then apply lotions on absorbent cotton, much more so than one would think.
M E R C H A N D IS E
then an unguent, and finish by knead Tiie average male adult skull. In fact, j
ing the ‘'keeks with an extreme deli ! says the Scientific American, is so j
cacy of touch, always proceeding from ’ elastic that it may be compressed
the nose and commissures of the lips laterally in diameter by a blow or by
Advertise in the Courier and get
toward the ears. This is a harmless pressure, applied at the center o f area, j
and physiologically correct process at right angles to the surface at that 1
which can lie recommended in cases, point, by one and a half centimeters or \
rarer than they should lie. where the about dx-tentha of an !neh, recovering
physician is consulted concerning a its orif.ii„ii diameter and form without i
faded or otherwise unattractive com breakage.
The material o f which our bones is 1
Morning worship I I a. m. livening
made is so highly resistant that a '
cylindrical piece thereof only one
Where Israel “ Murmured.”
service 7 :4ft. Sundav school it) o'clock.
As soon as our loads were arranged square millimeter or 0.001S5 square j
Christian Endeavor Thursday evenings
ami the riding camels selected we Inch in areu (1. e.. only 1.128 millimeter
P. w . TODD, Prop.
mounted and rode off across the desert or0.044 Inch in diameter) has a tensic
HEV. S. L. C L A R K . Pastor.
or plain o f El-Ka’a in a northeasterly strength o f fifteen kilograms or thirty-
direction, aiming lor the Wadi Hebrau. three pounds avoirdupois. figuring out
The wind was blowing hard and the at about fil.fiiX) pounds per square
sand stung considerably. In ancient iueb.
o r v ie ti =
times El-Ka’a was called the Wilder
A similar sample o f hard wood, test
ness of Sin. This was the place where ed in the same manner, held only ten
tilt» children o f Israel murmured kilograms—that 1«. bone has 5<) per
against Moses and Aaron, lusting after cent more tensile strength than wood.
the tieshpot* and bread they had left A single bone fiber is shown in the
behind in Egypt, and this was whe.-c hygienic exhibition. Dresden, support
We endeavor to treat our friends and <hq»Motors squarely. Your hu*
God. bearing their cry. sent them man ing a weight o f five kilograms, or elev
relations and all transaction* laid with or through this bank will alway
na. which was supplied for the next en pounds avoirdupois.
!>c treated with-the strictest confidence.
forty years. This desert presents an
N«> bank can always satisfy everybody.
awful picture o f desolation, for. with
Hut if you think there is anything in which you haven't bad a square
ttie eX'-eptlou of some bushes that per-
Messenger Who’s the swell guy Je
Cst in growing In spite o f the arid sur
t. l! FS.
was talkin' to. Jimmie*' Newsbov—
roundings. all that the eye meets are
Itk“ to tnake it rigid if possible, and we'd much rattier you would
Aw. him an me’« woiketl togedder fer
bowlders, sand and gravel. — Wide years. He’s the editor o’ one o’ my
tell us than any one else.
Give your bank—a* this bank ei|*ect» lo g o e you—a square deal.
Hrst National Bank of Tillamook
AND REPAIRING !
1 C. J. CROOK’S, 1
! THE TODD i :
ami Best Hotel
Nestucca Presbyterian Church
A SQUARE DDAE
Mans life Is in the impulse of ele
vation to something mgher Jn< *>ui
y i m r m k‘t ‘p alive in vour breast
th ai lltt'e sp a rk of -elestiat fire, «on
science - W ashlOlftuo
A m b ig u o u s .
lie They asked me to their recep
tion but It wasn’t I k *< aus» they like
tuc. It was only because I can sing.
Phe--f)h. I'm sure you’re mistaken.—
Ho n k
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