The patriot. (Indiana, Pa.) 1914-1955, December 12, 1914, The Patriot, Page 2, Image 2
2 i „. N(| yj ii ... l* ij *0 -^1 •c.| P.trT.£rd Csffi t Co. ile lt;i City. '• esaler. on tlie market we are con •j- dm il create a big demand. Our !: re* .nodern machinery, and our :e: <v!. e e and éxpericnce in Macaroni ' Ir a retailer. nabìi *: ;.u ture INDIANA MACARONI from ' have • ie; entative in your town, wnte tur namt .nd ;d. ìess to }'our nearest wholesaler. • Itimi of Hi acari ni, we can supply you. It will bis. Lesi graùi'B. li tur produci is giveu an oppor •v ed tha. y ur tosO-umers will always ask for To the Consumer. [}\l fXARCNI nrade in the same way as the ge ni. Macaroni, like bread, is beat when fresh, and 'in estern Pennsylvania, you can buy INDIANA v. a few days old. • u v> olutely the highest quality, ask frr INDIANA MA ; fi. m^aamm f FRENCH WOUNDED SOLDIERS iN \ p bli, by American Preea Association. BELGIANS BEHIND BARRICADE. # i&li, by American Press Associate A Curious Superstition. Matty Greeks firmly believe to this 6n a curious heathen notion, which : Mptdfi that the fate of every child is entirely by three mysterious who are spoken of collectively WQ the "moral." These three "fates" are Jttipposed to be Invisible women, Mho oome on a visit of inspection j ■ftortiy after the birth of each child. Mhep always come after sundown, says fee superstition, and the Greek parents a newly born baby is in the feuse and a visit from the "moral" is carefully leave the door open MMI a feast and money offerings fel ready for the "fates" when they gfeoid arrive. ____ i A Summer of Haze. f Mnrope xmd Asia were covered by feg during the summer of 1785. Says Mfibert White (letter Io9*T"The sum- Mer of the year 1783 was an amazing aad a portentous one. * ♦ * for. be feten the alarming meteors and tre ■KIKIOUS thunderstorms. * * * the pactrfiar haze or smoky fog that pre gniled for many weeks in this island fetagbmd) and in. every part of Europe aad even beyond Its limits was a most extraordinary appearance. The heat j was intense. Calabria and part of the fee of Sicily were torn and convulsed with earthquakes." Cowper also re !flr to this phenomenon in speaking of fhnitouw, with a dim and sickly eye." GERMAN TRANSPORT IN ANTWERP. t> f • Fbvto by A xeilcan Press Association. ' t The kaiser's 42 centimeter guns are being transported in sections on huge auto trucks. f BELGIAN REFUGEES SEEKING NEW HOMES. | | *""*'' V ' ' if .feioto B* FC?RR.-ICAN PTFS Association, w. , E-"~ ■ m■'ll*' - - .■ I' - .I 1 , ,—— 111 . . . y Old English Slaves. Before the conquest and for a long ; time after at least two-thirds of the people of England were denuded of all the substantial attributes of freedom. The lords had the absolute disposal of them. They might be attached to the soil or transferred by deed, sale or con veyance from one lord to another. They could not chance their place or hold property—in short, they were slaves under their obligation of per petual servitude, which the consent of the master alone could dissolve. The system was not fairly abolished until the reign of Charles 11., and so late as ; 1775 men were bought and sold in ' Scotland with the estates to which they 1 were bound. Quite Enough. Penman—Did you wade through that , last book of mine? Wright—Yes. I did. "Were you much stuck on it?" "Only a dollar twenty-five."—Yonkers Statesman. A Guide's Escape. First Guide—How was your life saved? Second Guide—He mistook a cow for me.—New York Sun. Good Manager. "Is your son's wife a good man ager?" "Yes. She manages to make him Jump whenever she gives him an or der. which is more than I ever was able to do."—Judge. Always Apprehensive. "My wife gets nothing but apprehen sion out of life." "How so?" "She's afraid of cows in the country and automobiles in town."—Kansas City Journal. Rather Too Light. The landlady who had not a reputa tion for overfeeding her boarders asked her solitary boarder as he looked dole fully at his supper. "Shall 1 light the gas?" The boarder gazed at the scanty meal and replied, "Well, no, it isn't neces sary; the supper is light enough!"— ; London Telegraph. Got All He Asked For. Another "meanest man" has been ; found. He lives in the city and con- I ducts a thriving business. The other ! day a seedy individual approached him and said: "Say. mister. I'm hungry and ; would like/to get a nickel to get a cup ;of coffee and a roll. I have four pen nies and only need one more. Please give me a penny." The man after searching himself said: "I haven't got a penny. All I have is a nickel. Give me your four cents in change, and I will give you the nickel." The beggar requests that his name be not mentioned in connection with the Item. —Cincinnati Enquirer. r ■ T&. ft" CfH ■ K j Or. -CJ* "5 , I Lib :# t'. <C!.V ! 1 , 'l 1 ii .! t. t ' . 5; > I T \" • J -"t. •SOI1;; • has .- iie ho in-.Hies tO ivL-i > .Un e the b in the; cuou and cu. rate it I't <o dreamer idealistic phi lit nt x -( He Is in ten ly practical, ami. . practical, he i! not uttempt to reform ilie reformutO' methods all at oiire. The process ur been gradual. The inmates of the Uat way reformatory are now self goven lng. Two years ago there were repot ed to the superintendent 4,889 infra tlons of the rules. Offered Self Government. Dr. Moore broached his self gover: meut scheme to the inmates. He tob them that it rested entirely with them selves whether they were granted ai J tonomy or not Last year the numbi j of inmates increased, but the nujjibc lof reported infractions of the rule was 2,002 less than during the prev' ous year. The older inmates, wfc< i j were working for the privilege of be iing treated like citizens, were seldom reported, and they did much to tam \he new inmates who were inclined to "I be obstreperous. Dr. Moore called the I inmates together and told them thai - the time had come when he was goinc i to grant them autonomy. He outlined i his plan, which was Jo have the mis [ deeds of inmates judged and punish . mer for them meted out by a council prisoners elected by their fellows. On July 12 of this year each of the ! fourteen tiers elected two council men to represent it Each Tuesday and i Friday the council meets to act upon . reports of misbehavior by Inmates . The council has a president, who Is j presiding judge, and a secretary, who is clerk of the court. Prisoners are produced before the council and faced * by their accusers, who are their fellow inmates or councilmen from their tier ' and they are given an opportunity to cross examine witnesses and testify in ' their own defense. If the accused is [ found guilty he is sentenced to the loss * of some privilege. i The decision of the council is final It is not subject to approval by the > superintendent or any officer of the In i stitution, and none of the officers if I permitted any voice in its delibera tions. If a councilman misbehaves and becomes amenable for a serious breach of discipline be is tried by bis ; t fellow toi.iicilmen. If a councilman j Is ousted for cause an election to so lect his successor is Immediate'y hole : on his tier. NYver has the decision of the council failed to meet with tin ' approval of the prisoners Rules Governing Council. Here are some of the governing rulet of the council: To do all in our power 'or:< p the us> of profane language amm; tie inmates. To try to ascertain the number ol an l Inmate firuiI M " of steal MIS articles from tb* room of another inmate and submit his name to the council for action. To try t<" do away v. : th all disorder i.i the dining room, especially hissing and loud talking, and to Keep perfect order. To try to have the inmates take a pridr )n their general behavior and In that way reduce the number < \ i. ports against th. Inmates of the Institution To try to instill a better fellowship am: spirit among the inm.ateh To try to le3i them from the habit of doing things fo j which they are liable to bp reported in' the habit of doing things that are mam. and clean. The council shall take a lively interest In all amusements for the benefit of tHe inmates on holidays and other times. T try to arrange to give shows from time to time, especial'v on holidays. Councilmen will ask the Inmates on . their tiers to seird the-n suggestions from time to time f r the betterment of the j Inmates of the institution. Dr. Moore says that the prisoners govern themselves bettor than a host of guards could govern them. The honor roli br.s grown under autonomy in the state reformatory, and the <!♦- j linquent roil has decreased correspond rv Different. Beedy CLap 'stopping pedestrian)— Pardon me. sir, but you look very much ' like a man I know. j Pedestrian—lndeed! Well, you look like a man I don't want to know. Good I day!— Boston Transcript. Overheard. "Tinker has placed an old railroad •ign. 'Stop, look and listen!' at the en- j tfanee to his driveway." "What's the idea?" "His wife is runmng the touring car."—Judge. Weii Named. "Why do you call your horse Lion?' ••Because he is such a roarer." —Balti- more American. _ j . yoi nt good frui sgo to ROSS' STORE 1 ; orner SMb and Water st. or call Local | | phone 20 7W. t j£ We get fresh fruits of all kinds twice a J ti week. jj J We specialize on California fruits. | ' ' ■ ■" ' \ SUBSCKIHL FOR THF "PATRIOT *2 0*) fc'FR v tfAll Wallack on the Ballet. The late Lester Wallack once told a atory of his still more famous father. James W., that as either an actor or a manager he could never tolerate the ballet. One day there came to him a friend, a man about town, who said, "My dear Wallack, it Is very curioua that you do not see the beauties of imagination shown by the poses of the ballet." Go ing on in this strain, the visitor at last wore out the patience of the actor manager. who replied: "Look here. It is bad enough to stand these absurdities in an opera; but though I can comprehend people sing ing their joys. I am hanged if I can their dancing their griefs." A Doleful Mood. The proprietor of a Paris cafe no ticed that after he had refused to give his pianist an Increase of salary the number of his customers dwindled rapidly. It was only when all but one diner had deserted him that he discovered that the pinnist had been inflicting Chopin's "Funeral March" .on the audience nightly. The pianist, who was proceeded against in the law courts and was fined 5 francs, pleaded that he played according to the mood he felt in after his request had been ; REFUND. The Women of Belgium. No one can travel In Belgium with out being struck by the extraordinary activity and prominence of the women. Over the doors of shops of all descrip tions the name of the owner or owners is frequently followed by "Sisters" or "Widow." You find them proprietors of hotels and restaurants. They are of ten custodians of the churches. They are employed to tow the boats along the canal banks. They cut up the meat in the butchers' shops, and they are even to be noticed shoeing horses at the forge.—Liverpool Mercury. Upse.i.ng His Theory. "The heavy explosions of a battle al j ways cause rain. It rained after Wa terloo; it rained after Fontcuoy: it rained after Marathon." "But Marathon was fought wit I ! spears and arrows, niy clear." "There you go. Always throwing j j cold water on anything I have to say.' j —Louisville Courier-Journal. The Word Magnet. Magnet is derived from the name of the city of Magnesia, in Asia Minor, i where the properties of the lodestone i are said to have been discovered. It has, however, been asserted that the , name comes from Magnes. the name , of a shepherd who discovered magnetic j 5 power by being held on Mount Ida, in | j Greece, by its attraction for the nails | in his shoes. China and Japan. Japan was originally civilized byway of China. Today Japan sends men of science to instruct the Chinese. Good Advice. Lord Kitchener's ' answer to the . young reporter who asked him for his autograph is wholesome advice for all autograph hunters. "Young man. go j and make your own autograph worth ! having."—Youth's Companion. 1 ,] Soldsring Aluminium. When holes appear in aluminium utensils it Is not necessary to discard the dishes ss no longer useful, for by a simple method they can be made to take solder. Insert a brass or copper rivet In the hole, flatten both ends and then solder over both the inside and the outside surfaces in the usual man ner. If you wish to solder a piece t< I a sound part of the utensil use a shun I awl to punch holes for holding spots o ! copper or brass. If the aluminium ii. very thick cut the holes with a sninl. drill held in a carpenter's bit brace. Quickly Relieved. Little Hannah had been left in the library one morning and shortly after she came i onlng to her mother. "Mother," ~;.ked, "that ink that father writes with Isn't Indelible ink, Is It?' "No, dear." was the reply. "Oh, I'm so glad of that," cried the Child. "Why, dear?" queried the mother. "Why," said Hannah, "I've spilt it all over the library rug."—Boston Her ald. Washington's Farewell Address. Against the insidious wiles of foreign Influence. I conjure you to believe me. , fellow citizens, the jealousy of a free people ought to constantly awake, since history and experience prove that for eign inflnenr" !-'• one of the most bane ful foes nf r. publican government. Eu rope lias a set of primary interest*) which to us have none or a remote re lation. Hence she must be engaged In frequent controversies, the causes of which arc essentially foreign to our concerns. Hence, therefore, it must be unwise in us to implicate ourselves by artificial ties i i the ordinary vicissi tudes of her politics or the ordinary combinations and collusions of her friendships or enmities. Realism. A certain fiction writer applied to a friend, an interne in a hospital, for tome local color for a tale he bad based upon an occurrence in such an institution. The interne couldn't think of any thing of moment, but the writer jog ged his memory thus: "Surely you know of some realistic bit here that I could use." "I have it!" suddenly exclaimed the interne. "Yes," eagerly came from the writer. "Here is realism with a vengeance," said the youthful interne. "One of our patients walked in his sleep because be dreamed he bad no car fare."—New York Globe. Edison and the Dee. It is recorded that Thomas A. Edison, after watching the tremendous energy of a busy and noisy little bee, re marked: "A real plane, a heavier than air i machine of great weight, can be bull* as soon as we obtain something that beats the air at the rate of 200 time) a second. That bee weighed 7,000 times more than his wings. If we can only get to that, get to that—the greatest thing for the smallest wing— ; that is the thing. The bee's wings : beat the air CtKi times a secoucL"