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A Couple’s Experience at Sher
ry’s and Delmonico's.
ATE WELL AT LITTLE COST. I
The Four Masis, Eacluslvs of a Tip of
a Quarter In Each Plaoo, Only Con
sumad a Five Dallar Bill—What Did
tho Waiter Maan by "Pikers?M
beside» potatoes, however, uud decided
to plungu on fried eggplnnt. which cost
10 cents more. The cheapest salad was
60 cents, so we cut that out ami took
plombiere chestnuts at 60 cents fur ice
creatu. We dined In tbe log room ou
Hie corner, which was filled with ¡mo
pie, 'Hila dinner amounted to «2.50
"I've known plenty of people who
came to New York with more money
than we had who never got uuy nearer
these two places than to pitas by anil
look In tlie door. They lacked nerve.
That was the trouble with them. I'll
bet, moreover, that there ar« lots of
people lu tills clly who wouldn't dan-
go In Slitter of those place Just iM-cnuse
lliey think they will have to spend too
much or give the waiter too much.
Each night wo gave him u quarter.
Nay? He said nothing. As we came
out of the dinner the first night I
heard one of tbe wallers In ii lire»»
suit by tin* door any something nlumt
'piker».’ I don’t think lie could have
been talking about ua, though. 1 didn't
understand, anyhow, what ho meant.
Wlmt is a piker anyhow?"
Tennyson, Artistically Fastidious, Wss
a Personal Slovan.
There Is a sort of Idea in the public
mind that th» ¡xx-t 1» what scientists
call a "fixed genius," that every poet
Is the riact counterpart of every other
poet, There Is probably no class of
men In ths world If cluas It can be
whose members differ more
widely In personality.
rope, for Instance, was a miser.
Dryden, Hedley, Rochester nnd Hhelley
seemed to have no use for money and
"splashed It alxuit In th« most Insane
fashion. Shakespeare was a keen mnn
of business. Ills contemporaries, Mar
lowe ami Musslnger, did not l<nva
enough to have tiieir I hm II ch decently
Coming down to modern times, Ten
nyson was artistically the most déli
cate and fastidious of men. A ai Is-
placed comma, nn epithet which was
not the perfection of expression, gave
him nights of lirsminln
Yet he win perhaps the most utterly
Caroles» man of bls generation regard
ing his personal appearance. Had be
not tieen carefully watched by bls de
voted wife, he would have been quite
content to wear a suit of clothes until
It dropped off him bit by bit In ol»edl-
ence to the law of gravitation.
A great admirer of Tennyson once
described bls first meeting with the
it occurred at a roadside public
bouse In the Isle of Wight, Tbe Into
laureate was seated by the kitchen
fire, with ii short black clay p![x- be
tween his lips, burning groan« spots
out of a pair of check trousers with
the point of a ri-dhot poker.
It was probably Tennyson’s "faculty
of silence” which helped him to secure
tbe friendship of the greatest talker—
In both senses of the phrase of his
generation, Thomas Carlyle.
Carlyle had occasional fits of silence,
nnd he and Tennyson would sit on op
posite side» of the hearth for six hour»
nt a stretch without exchanging as
At th« expiration of such a period
of silent intercommunication Carlyle
would knock tbe ashes out of bls last
pip« nnd romnrk with every symptom
of the keenest Intellectual satisfaction.
"Aye, Alfred, mon, we've had a glori
Tennyson's great and friendly rival.
Browning, wns as different from him
In bls personal peculiarities as tw was
in point of genius
Be always looked as If he hnd jnst
been turned out of a bandbox. Ten-
nyson was one of the most silent of
men. Browning one of the most ebul
lient and loquacious. Tennyson waa
pessimistic and somewhat morose.
Browning was alwnys bursting with
optimism and expnnsiveness —Chicago
A HANDY BANK
Many persona have beard of the man
who cum« to New York and ùntisi tu
leave without having cuten at Ifelmon
ico's. All lie thought lie could afford
was a piece of ¡ile, says a New York
corresfMindeiit of I lie I nilliinn|H>lls
News. He went in, got that, paid th«
cheek und was able to any at home
that he had dined nt Delmonico’s. In
the same way visitors to New York
often lisik Imiglngly Into tile windows
of Hlicrry's mid Dclmonlio's without
rciiIIxlug tli.it they could go In mid ent
Woman and Finos.
n meal without having It cost lliein ns
The agent from the Ore Jnsirriinci»
much ns they fear, it is perfectly true company came to Investigate the claim
that whnt oue may h | h - ih I In Isitli of for damages. He listened to the Hille
the«« pliii-e« I m iiliiinst without limit, woman's tale of how the fire com
it in, however, also ¡»isMlble to get a menced and how she put It out.
dinner In either >>f them for much less
"Vea. yes, I know," lie maided appre
than Is commonly sup|M>H«d
ciatively. "in this business we get
"I'll tell you my experivtice,” said u to know whnt tremendous courage and
woman who came down with li«r line- presence of mind loll women have
band from Putiimu county to nee New Nearly every fire In New York that
York mid hnd to do It <>n a limited dues not lit tain great proportions Is
cnpltnl, "mol you will see from II tluit put out by n woman. There are little
oue mny still go to -in* the swell res fires every il.r. Unit never spread fur
tnurmitn In New York mid not have ther than one room of th« flat because
to leave bl« overcoat behind him. the women at home fu<-e the danger
When I left home I made up my u:lud promptly atnl put them out. in the
th it, poor as I wne, 1 waa not comli.g poorer quarters whete l»th father and
buck until i Imd etten lu cither Del
mother are out lit work It Is very
monlco’a or Sherry's, und If ¡sisslble often n girl of twelve or thirteen who
both. Fur yenrM I hud been unking my smolhera tin* tin mis ami carries a few
frlendn who enme back to town If scars through life ns n result, and in
they hud seen either of these ¡ilacen every instam« It Is because there are
All of them hnil talked atiout (hem be little brothers nnd sl*«rs to lx- saved
forehaud, and 1 siip|«>s<sl, of course, In the Inst place I visited It was a girl
they'd go there. All of tbetn Hint t of twelve who first carried two little
ank I hnd ridden by aud seen the out- ones safely to the ballway nnd then
rushed back to ¡>ull down the flaming
"I dctcrtnlnod It would bo different curtains. By the time help came she
when 3 want down to sii* New York, had the Are almost extinguished.’*-
and I told my liunbmid Hint tin- money Now York Sun.
I Imd to pay our Ism rd with wnsn't
any more Inqiortant than that 1 wnnt
in many parts of Great Britain It Is
rd to eat in those rostauranta. I wnnt
considered extremely unlucky to rock
ed to aee the way thing» are done
there, and before we left hum« be gave or Set In motion an empty cradle, in
some districts, however, the say lug
me a separate sum of motley to t>e
goes that -
used only for thst purpose. 11« didn't
If ye rock the cradle empty.
approve of the ¡»Inti nt all, I h - chumc lie
Thsn ye ehall have babies plenty.
thought nobody sboukt go to nueb
Tlx* Fabbath day as birthday ,1« snld
places uulrsn they had money enough
to confer al) the virtues on an Infuut
to act like all the others there. I knew
tn addition to g<sal looks, which alone
I wouldn't get any more money for
arc a I lot t c<l to Monday's child. TTie
that purpose, so I decided to make the
chief characteristic of Tuesday's child
beet of what I had and try to make It
is grace, while n happy disposition will
do for two places.
belong to Wednesday's child
"My husband wasn't tbe only man
In store for the Infant born on n Thurs
In Khrrry's without a dress suit when
day, while Friday's child Is destined to
Ten thousand borer and 100.000 foot
we gut there. Slid I wnsn't tbe ouly godly works
"Saturday's child must fell on the fatal field of Isaus.
woman with a hat on, although there
work for Its living.”
The army of Artaxerxes before the
weren't many there like mine. There
Very quaint la the Idea tluit unless an
were two waiters to take our order, infant goes higher I. e, upstairs— be battle of Cunaxn amounted to ubout
but oue of them be waa a sort of head fore It goes lower It will never rise In 1.200,000.
An army of Cambysrs. 50.000 strong
waiter—faded from sight when he be the world. Under these clrcumstnnces
gan to see that we would not need if the house ¡Miesenaes no up|>er stair was buried In the desert sands of Afrl
more than one. I thought tbe waiter case wise old verses advise the nurse cs by a south wind.
A short time after the taking of Ra
ktokd at me banter than was necen- to take tbe Infant in her nrtne and
sary while I »a» reading the bill of mount a chair or pair of steps before bylon the forces of Cyrus consisted of
"No turquoise ought ever to be ex
(arej but. generally »penking, he wan the takes her precious charge on Its 000.000 foot, 120,000 horse and 2.000
posed to the action of soapy water."
very tiler They were all polite enough flmt journey Into the outer world.— cbsrlots Hr med with scythes.
said a jeweler. "The iiest turquoise
for ihat matter.
B. <’.. led against the Hadrians h!s gems are of a delicate tint of bine,
"Perhaps he thought I waa looking
but if a turquoise ring Is kept on the
consisting of 1,700,000 foot sol
at Qi« bill of fare too long. I wnn try
A Throes In a Tomb.
hand when washing lu a few months,
ing to figure out the cheapest dinner In
There has Ix-en only one monarch,
sometimes In a few weeks, the bine
the place, nnd I think I did. The bills says u writer, who for 3olt years sat oi< armed with scythes.
When Xerxes arrived at Tbermop stone changes to a dingy green, loses
ehnuge every night, tint they tell me tls throne, crown upon Ills head, seep
his land anil sea forces amounted Its luster and beeomea worthless as a
that dlsiic» nt alsuit the name figure ter tn his band and dressed In the royal
gem. Then. again, no gems onght
exclusive of servants, eu
are always to lx* had.
robes, keeping solemn dominion over
ever to lie exposed to hot water. Opals
"Naturally I skipped caviare nt |1.5o the dead.
Charlemagne, the great
No say Herodotus. generally lose their fire and sometimes
a portlim. but didn't mind that, nn 1 French ruler, durlug hie; life built foi tiering 5.2K3 22O,
crack In water no hotter than tbe
Plutarch and Isocrates.
don't like It anyway. I took soup- himself at Alx la t'haix-rte, In Prussia
hand will t>ear. and perhaps that is
craain vf lettuc»- with puffed crusts— a chapel, and la-m-ath the chattel n
one reason why the opal Is considered
Why Paper Cuts.
which was the cheapest. It cost only tomb. When the monarch died In 614.
Have you ever cut yourself with a an unlucky stone.
BO cents, while the others were 40 or Ills itody waa placed. fully dressed,
“Some time ago a lady brought us a
of paper? Tbe edge of a piece of
60. The soup wns enough for two. with Scepter and crown. In n sitting po
large pearl set in a ring. The pearl
Then I bad for choice at 30 conts sltlon, upon a marble throne In this giaxed paper looks much like that of a had lost its luster so completely that it
either smelts or bluefish. One ¡»ortlon tomb. Nearly 200 years afterward tbe knife under tbe microscope Of course might easily have tieen mistaken for a
was not enough, and that courao wnn Emperor otto 111. had the vault tbe little teeth have not the strength little ball of unpolished marble. Its
elficnslve. The went that we hnd wns opened nnd It Is snld that tbe body of of steel, but If the edge of the ¡taper is surface was rough, hadn't a particle of
lolti of veal ntuffeil with breadcrumbs the great orwjteror was found lu a state drawn swiftly over the finger without shine, it would hardly be known for
nnri finvored with barbs, and It wasn't of wonderful preservation, still seated much pressure that peculiar property of a pearl. We guessed nt once what
bad. It cost only 50 cents, nnd one upon bls throne, with his sword by his matter called Inertia cornea Into play, was the matter and naked her If she
portion was enough for two. With side and the gospels o(x>n In bls Inp. and the tender teeth will cut the flesh hadn't l>een handling something that
before they are broken. The same prop
that we hnd ¡lotntm*» laurette, which Again, tn I1U5, the Emperor Barba
hnd acid In It. She couldn't remember
were sliced nnd cooked in cream, for 25 roasa—Frederick I. had the vault erty It is which allows a candle to be at first, but finally recalled that she
cents. We passed up frcnli anparngun opened, nnd In 1215 Frederick II took
had been putting up some ¡tickles with
mits a bullet to paaa through a pane
at |! 56 a bunch nnd lind lettuce nt 30 the remain» from the silent chamber
strong vinegar and supposed she got
cep Is nnd pie nt n qunrtcr each. There over which for so many years they bail
her fingers In the vinegar, That was
kept guard nnd had them put Into a only a clean, round hole. -<'. H.CIaudy the whole trouble. A pearl Is nothing
were mew strawberries nt «1.50.
In gt. Nicholas.
"Tlint was dinner enough for nny casket of gold and silver. In which thev
but carbonate of lime, and vinegar or
body, nnd we naw tho ¡dace, hnd nil are •till kept.
any other acid will cat off the polish
Lincoln and a Suit of Clothes.
ths beautiful sweet blitter we wanted
in a few minutes, All colored gema
On one occasion a judge was III and.
aiu! tho good French bread, nnd It cost
are liable to fade a little on expoaure
Humor lightens everything, even
tin only n llttl® more than If we hnd
to the sunlight and when not In use
Lincoln to hear the matter. The ac
gone to n table 1'hoto. Tho dinner for grim war. Jefferson Davis, with all
should be kept in the dark.” ■St. Louis
two cost «2.45, and we gnvo tho wnlter the weight of n war on his shouldsra.
could yet spare time to appreciate nud Hi1 had paid «28 for a suit of clothes
for ills ward and Justified It on the
respond to an artless appeal. The In
“Wo didn't have wine, ns nl! tho oth
Supported by His Noss.
ground that It was a necessary ex
era seemed to lie having, but I never
"What n large, sensitive, mobile nose
pense. Lincoln held ngalnst the guard
had it anyhow nnd didn't miss It. land. Among the numerous papers re ian on the ground that It was an ex you have!”
When we got up and left, there wnn ceived by the Confederate president travagant expenditure and in passing
"No wonder. It supports me.”
nobody who looked ns If they hnd en the following turned up one day:
And the speaker smiled complacently
on the ense stated that he had never In
Dear Mr. President—I want you to let
joyed themHelvos more than wo had.
at the surprised look on his auditor's
TTie waiters? I didn't caro how they Jeems C. of Co. onth. Sth South Carolina cost «28.
regiment, come home and get married.
looked. We were there to enjoy our Jeems Is willin', I Is wiltin'. Ide mummy
“Yes.” he said, "I make my living by
selves and not to please them.
say she la willin', but Jeems Capt'in he
my nose. I am a barrel smeller—that
"I hnd «5 for that dinner fund, and ain't wiltin'. Now when we nil are willin'
"Remember,” said the lawyer, “you Is to say, I pnss on beer barrels In the
'oept Jeems Capt'tn, I think you might
as I hnd «2 left over I decided to see let up and let Jeems come. I'll make turn have undertaken to tell nothing but XXX brewery. I tell whether they are
clean anil sweet or not.
If Delmonico’s could not tie included go straight back when he's done got mar the truth."
ried and fight hard at ever. Your affec
“Barrels when they come Imek to the
for thnt amount. Ho we went there.
answered the ex
“There wo hnd puree of pen soup, tionate friend.
pert witness, "but I won't know how brewery empty are washed and steam
Mrs. Davis, telling the story, added
which for Iho two of ns cost 40 cents.
fHr I have succeeded until I'm through ed and then passed on to me. in thou
The cheapest fish was 50 cents. For that Mr. Davis wrote I i I n dlrectlous in I with the cross examination."—Wash sands they are ranged before me in
line, like short, fat soldiers. I go from
that we hnd n choice of haddock or regard to the mutter on the back of Ington Star.
one to another. I apply my long, aens!
fYontfish. I didn't know what frost- the letter. They were;
“Let Jeems go "
tlve nose to each bunghole. I sniff In
flab were nnd had henrd of haddock.
telligently a moment. I say whether
so wo took that. We were already 00
Borrows—By the way, Knox, did I
To Clarify Vlnsgar.
tho barrel Is fit to be loaded with beer
centn In after two courncs, no I had to
leave my umbretln at your office yes
To clarify vlnegnr and even muddy
again or whether It must have another
go prudently for the rest of the meal.
terday? Knox—You left an umbrella,
bath. All day long I work like this,
J passed up the broiled young turkey
bat I don't know whether It was yours
and, 1 tell you, at nightfall my old
for |2.IO, therefore, and took roast cupful of fresh, sweet milk and 1st or not.—Exchange.
nose Is tired.
mutton for 00 cents, which was tbs the whole stand for twenty-four hours.
“Every large brewery baa Its barrel
«henpeat thing on tho bill. Thors wore As the sediment will settle to ths bot
Thunder In September indicates a
gotstoes for BO cents, as usual, tbs tom with the curdled milk 1'|e clear good crop of grain and fruit for U n smeller, and tbe job pays well, for few I
liquid may then bo poured off Into so
mea have noeee sutBclently fine for tbe
steepest of al) tbs vegetables.
next year.—Old ProUWh.
, -I hafl a sravtag for re si S th tag atos
I other batttai
KLAMATH COUNTY BANK
KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON
It Never Cloeee and le AI we ye Psady
ALEX MARTIN, President
E. M. REAMES, Vice-President
lu this city there Is a bank that nev
ALEX MARI.IN.Jr., Cashier
I,ESLIE R im .ERS, Asst. Cashier
er closes. Clerks are always In at
tendance, und there you can deprsilt
or draw money at any time of the
night or day. But no Interest Is paid
STATEMENT OF CONDITION AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINEKN
on deposits, for this bunk Is the "safe
JUNE 29, 1007.
keep” desk at police headquarters.
Nomi-thn«» well to do men are taken
to ¡»ollce headquarters after they have I »an a and Discounts...............................
Unbilled a little too much aiwl are there Bonds and Securities...............................
booked for »afe keeping. Ijirge sums Real Estate, Buildings and Fixtures
of money are sometimes taken from
Cash and Sight Exchange......................
them. In the morning when they are
releasiil they are often afraid they
will get to drinking again und lose their
money. Ko they leave It at police bend- Capital Htock, fully paid.
t ino nnn.no
quarters. A small piece of cardboard
Is given them telling tbe number of
the envelope their money Is In and the I Due other Banks..............
491 ,«4» 51
amount, if they should want a few I Df.l’ONITS.........................
dollars during tbe day, they can go
to police headquarter» and draw It.
Then the amount Is croeeed from the
I, Alex Martin, Jr., Cashier of the al»ve named Bank, do solemn
curdiMiiird and envelope.
When the swear that the above statement is true to the bent of my knowli-dgeand belie
men g«-t ready to leave town, they can
A lex M artin , J r ., Cashier
go to the desk at any hour of tbe nlgbt
or day, turn In tlielr cardboard aid
[ seal ]
A. M. W orden ,
draw I heir money.
Notary Public for Oregon.
Many valuable articles are kept nt
the itooklng <l>-sk at police iieadqtiar-
ters for person» who have never le-eu
arrested und probnbly never will be.
Frequently perxons leave their money
with th« booklug sergeant while trans
acting buslncHM at nlgbt. Collectors
come Into the station when they have
aci-nmiihitcil u good deal of money nnd
are far from the places where they
work. Their money Is put behind the
de»k. When It coincs time for them to
go Into their offices, they go back to
police bcudquarters, draw their money
aud leave with every cent accounted
rs M. c illan Prop’r
But it Is when a wealthy but rather
green farmer becomes intoxicated and
is arrested that tbe Imnk does its good
work. After the fanner becomes sober
In the holdover he sometimes tells how
much money he brought to the city
with him. There are usually disrepu
table characters In the holdover that
are all too ready to fleece the unsie
phlstlcated. These hear of the money
nnd wait for the farmer when all are
released In the morning, when a pretty
little bunko game is l«-gun. But it is
often thwarted by tbe police. The
Jailer usually knows these bunko men
When the farmer is released, the jailer
asks 1dm If he Intends leaving town
immediately. If the farmer is uot go
ing nt once, the jailer suggests that be
leave his money at the desk and get
a receipt for It. Then he tells the
farmer the reason. Tbe bunko man is
the terror of tbe fanner, and he is
always glad to consent, ne takes Just
a few dollars and leaves the rest. Then
when he gets ready to leave he draws
bis money, goes to the train and Is
The police station is the guarding
place of many things. Often valuable
papers are left there for safe keeping
Diamonds find a resting place liehlnd
tbe desk. Many persons have left the
city with a full ¡>ocketbook just be-
cauRC they left their money at police
headquarters Instead of carrying It
about with them while in the city.
Kansas City Star.
worts.”—New Orieena Timea-Denroent
The Pioneer Bank of Klamath County
Sample Rooms, Bar Room, Parlors, Two Club
Rooms, Etc., Etc.
SPECIAL RESORT FOR TOURISTS
City Meat Market
WEISS & ARMAND
ALL KINDS OF FRESH, SALT
AND SMOKED MEATS
SAUSAGESIOF ALL KINDS
Of Old Cjrrtinental Whiskey
Water Mill Whiskey
F F. V. Rye
is as pure as Government inspection can make
it. It is bottled in born! under Government su
pervision and that carries the guarantee of abso
is the word that tells the story, and when the
government places its 0. K. on whiskey you may
be sure it is pure.
C. D. WILLSON
Wholesale and Retail Dealer
all the Time
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