The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, February 16, 1910, Image 6

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Spokane Hunter Tells of Hit
Biggest Bag of Grizzlies Taken
in Five Minutes
First One Big Fellow Drops, Then An
other, and Then a Mother Bear and
Two Cubs Star Feat of Idaho
Spokane, Wash. William H.
Wright, naturalist and grizzly bear
hunter of Spokane, who has spent a
quarter oontury lu Western forests
studying what ho calls "the noblest
wild animal of North America," utter.
ly unscts a lot of preconceived notions
as to tho sort of a "critter" the grlz
jsly is In his natlvo wild. Ho also puts j
down tho legend that the grizzly could
not he killed with a single shot, at
tributing this to the lack of power in
Uin guns and ammunition employed
in tho oarly days.
Hero Is tho story, in his own words,
of ono of tho greatest feats lu the
Idaho woods:
"Tho trail In tho canyon was a hun
dred feet wide and had been worn by
an old and large animal. For two
years I continued at Intervals to see
tho big tracks, but not once did 1 see
the bear. Finally I made up my mind
I would at least set eyes on him, and
I got a man to go with me to look
after the enmp and horses so I would
have nothing to do but hunt. We made
camp about two miles from the can
yon, and my flrst excursion showed mo
that my old friend with the big feet
was still in evidence.
"Day after day passed and brought
no bear, and at last the camptender,
while he did not say right out that he
thought I was 'locoed' intimated it
broadly. Yet examination showed
fresh bear tracks on the old trail al
most every morning. At last thero
came a rain. It began in the night
and kept up until about one o'clock
tn tho afternoon of the following day.
"Thinking thnt this might be Just
the time the old bear would select to
go berrying, I decided to risk it. And,
as luck would havo it. when 1 reached
the hillside thero sat an old grizzly
about one hundred yards above the
brink of the canyon and three hun
dred yards from me pulling down
branches and eating berries. ,
"I crawled behind a bunch of bushes
and, without getting up, looked tho
ground over to see what tho chances
were of the bear's getting back into
the canyon in case I failed to drop
him. Down there, in the canyon I
had watched so long and so vainly,
stood the largest bear it had ever been
my fortune to set eyes upon.
"I worked down the hill toward the
big fellow, and as 1 got a better view
of him I knew what had made those
tracks. I had thought nothing about
the size of the first bear. Now that I
had set my eyes on this big one I
thought him entitled to precedence.
"Yet I wanted both, and I thought I
saw my way of getting them. The
first bear seemed to have struck a
bonanza berry iratch and was moving
slowly The big follow, on the other
hand, was down where the bushes
were pretty well stripped and seemed
to bo working uphill fairly fast.
"I therefore dropped out of sight,
wormed my way down" hill a bit fur
ther, waited till the two bears were
about ono hundred yards apart, and
then crept to the top of a slight ridge
and found myself forty yards from
the big one and sixty from the other.
I figured on killing the large bear at
Hie first shot and then turning on tho
other before he had time to tako in
tho situation, and I relied on tho sec
ond boar standing up to take a look
before making for the canyon and
Ujereby giving me tho few seconds
that I would need.
"I took a sitting position that af
forded me a right hand quartering
shot at tho big fellow and a left hand
quartering shot at the other, and that
would enable me to act very quickly
afte tho first shot.
"When all things were arrange 1 to
my liking I waited for a side shot at
the large bear. I did not have long
to 'alt. and 1 r lookod through
sih n .,, han when I was
nf!v'ir be-id.' Thero wore only
t i.( ')i hes of bear visible when
I , id ttie triggor, but that was the
srr I wanted, and once the shot was
del" cred I wasted no time In ascer
taining the result, but at once turnou
to tho other bear. Ho stood exactly
us I expoctod. He turned side on to
mo to seo what bedlam "had broken
loose. I caught him squarely in the
shoulder and he wilted in his tracks
as the other had done.
"While examining my prizes I
heard a clawing and the rolling of
cravol In the next ravine. To my in
tense surprise I faced a mother bear
and two half grown cubs. I dropped
Vtick to my sitting position, with my
elbows on my knees, and took lly'ns
ubot at tho old bear. My bullet ''anht
her with a quartering rake forward
and rollod her back Into the gull, and
m this, of course, Btopped the cubs
VUor foil to the next two shots."
His Prospects.
"I fear I am not wonhy of you."
"Nerer mind about that," responded
too young lady -with the squaro Jaw
"Betwoen mother and mysolf I Imag
ine wo can effect the necessary Jin
provomoaU." LouUrillo CouM.jf
otes sumdl
Of Interest to Women Readers
, Practical Design for Apron at Once j
! Protective and Useful Two i
Large Pockets.
Our sketch shows a Yery practical j
design for a useful work-apron to bo i
made In strong llnon or holland, with
n full-hcmstltched frill atong tho .v- j
or edge. Two very largo pockots .,re
provided In tho lower part of Uio '
nnron to hold nlocM of work or I
socks, perhaps, that require mending,
while tho pockets In the upper purt
can hold scissors and thimble, t.ire
wools, or embroidery silks, as '' o
case may be. When not actually bp
lug worn, an apron of this kind can l
folded up, Just as it is, with the wor'
and materials in the various pockc'-.
and put away in a drawer until the
time comes for It to be used agai'i
and. in that case, the pockets may
easily be made to button, so that
nothing will fall out.
How College Girls Earn Money.
Varied arc the ways in which girls
who are working their way through
college earn money in vacation time,
t'ndergraduate life is not a continuous
round of bonbons, flowers and mati
nees to many students in the big col
legos, but they win their way through
bv sheer determination. The
affords tho greatest opportunity, as
the three months of work usually are
sufficient to pay for tho nine months'
srhoollng. Wellesley has an unusual
porcentage of students paying their
own way through college, and Informa
tion gathered about the employments
gives an idea of the adaptability of
the collegians. Last summer six
girls taught in vacation schools in
various cities; seven others in busi
ness schools; five sold books; four
served as hotel waiters; six were
"councilors" in girls' camps; sevcn
did library work; seven others en
gaged in fresh air work; two worked
for anti-tuberculosis crusaders; ono
on a flouting hospital, and ono on a
farm in charge of children.
Friend of the Children.
Mrs. Frederic Schoff, who was ono
o.' the principal speakers at the sym
pre iura on child welfare, held by tho
bi:erd of managers to the national
Mrs. Frederic Schoff.
:ongress of mothers, Atlantic City. N.
J., has been national president of tho
congress sinco 1902.
Sho has led many philanthropic
movements relating to the welfare of
children, was first proaldont of tho
Pennsylvania congross of mothors in
189!) and orgnnlzod the movoment that
resulted lu the establishment of a Ju
venile court and probation system In
Pennsylvania. Mrj. Schoff was born
at Upper Darby, Pa., and is a mem
ber of tho Socioty of Mayflower De
scendants and the D. A. It.
Don'tB for Kalamazoo Co-cds.
Flirtation, even of tho mildest. Is
frowned on by tho faculty of the Mich
igan State Normal College In Kalama
zoo. Following several conferences of
tho faculty a sot of rules gori-rnfns
the conduct of the young women stu
dents In nnd out of school have been
promulgated. A few which the girls
are expected to observe are; "Don't
let a young man klsa you or hla
arm about your waist until you aro
formally engaged. Don't have any
thing to do with a wild young rnnn:
leave his reform to older persons.
Don't lot u young man loungo when
he calls on you; niako him t d
straight. Don't go to a hotel or t u'e
with a young man for supper after the
theatro; If he Insists on buylrg re
freshmonts go to a conjertlrne-y
storo and havo light lunch. If ho Is
still hungry ho can buyfei-caeal -"(tor
bo leaves you at ywtr home,"
Place is at Underside of Jaw, Rolling
Fingers Around Till Artery Is Found.
The pulse Is due to an nutomatlc ex
pansion and relaxation in tho wall of
an elastic tube the artery caused
by tho Jets of blood pumped Into tho3o
vcrsela by means of a forco pump
tho heart.
Each stroke of the heart Is equal
to one pulsation viz., a rising and
falling of the arterial wall. In health
tho averago number of pulso boats
por minute Is about 36 to 40. Tho
larger the horse the alowor or fowor
tho number of beats per mlnuto.
A very good place to tnko tho pulso
Is at tho underside of tho jaw. Dy
rolling the tips of tin fingers about a
Ilttlo tho enn he brought on to tho
blood vessel.
Don't press too firmly, nor yet too
lightly. The animal must be kopt still
and quiet- In point of importance tho
"character" of the pulse must be tho
best guide. That Is to say, tho blood
vessel may impress us as feeling hard,
soft, full, quick, small, wiry, regular
or Irregular.
Thoso are niceties which requiro
practice before they enn be fully ap
preciated. In disease, pleurisy tho
pulso will bo found beating about SO
times per minute (depending upon tho
stage of the disease) hard, wiry and
In pulmonary apoplexy it may bo
beating 120 times per minute.
When properly taken it forms a vil
uable means of assistance in ascer
taining the nature and progress of dis
ease. Tying Cows for Dehorning.
A very satisfactory way to fasten
the cow while her horns are being re
moved is Illustrated in the accompany
ing drawing. Tie a stout rope about
her neck, run it between her horn and
around the timber to which she is tied.
Removes Danger in Dehorning,
then back under her neck and up be
tween her horns on the other side,
then over the timber again and take a
hitch around her nose. With an as
sistant to hold the end of tho rope
one can saw off the horns without In
Jury of the cow hauglng herself to tho
beam. If she falls to the ground the
assistant can loosen the rope and
there will be no danger of choking.
Notes for Sheep Raisers.
Shearing machines beat hand shear
ing evory time. They are not expen
sive and they cause fewer wounds and
do tho work more evenly than the
averago farmer can do with the old
fashioned shears.
Watch the old ewes and when their
tooth become badly worn fatten them
as quickly as possible and send them
to tho block.
Grado the flock Just as carefully as
you grado the dairy herd. Weed out
tho poor animals and keop only the
A half-dozen poor sheep in a flock
of 20 will put down tho profit tremen
dously. A poor sheep will eat as much
or more thnn a good ono and whatever
it eats is an actual loss.
Cattle Are Scarce.
Thoro is a great shortage of cattlo
in tho United States. Tho breaking
up of tho great western ranges has
been a contributing cause. Largo
herds havo been cashed In during tho
past fow years. This meant tho mar
keting of all tho females and imma
ture stuff and while a share of theso
found thoir way back to tho feeders
tho larger proportion mot Immediate
slaughter. Under such conditions tho
future supply was necessarily shorten
ed. This, In connection with the fact
that tho country's beef supply has not
for many years kept paco with the In
crossed consumptive demand makes
tho shortage more keenly felt.
Dollar Producing Hog.
Wo can safoly say that the majority
of pork producers be'ieve moro In
typo than tn color or breed, says a
writer In an Exchange. They aro
more Interested in tho dollar-produc-tng
capacity of a hog than In his an
cestry or good looks.
After ' vlowlng tho whole situation,
I have decided that the hog men of our
country havo reached a common
ground, whore thay can In unity de
fine an Ideal typo of a rapid-maturing,
most profitable pork hog.
Prevention of Grubs.
For prevention of grubs lu tho
backs of cattlo many practical stock
men apply rupollers during fly time to
puts whera the stock is attached and
In the fail strong salt wash Is ap
plied to the bak pf the cattlo. ICach
grub that matured should bo uqueozod
out and dsttroysd.
Asked Questions About Tepeka Thai
Were Net Tactful.
A Hutchinson Ctrl declares this
story to be true. She wm visiting at
a small Kansas town recently, and
while there her hostess cave a party
in her honor, and Invited the pick of
the whole countryside. Among the
guests was a boy who had been to To
pekn, so she had heard.
She had some acquaintance in To
peka and tried 'to draw him out, 'In
quiring: "How did you Ilka Topoka?"
The young fellow blushod and
looked down before he murmured:
"Oh, pretty well."
"Do you know many people thero?"
she continued, trying to get htm In
terested, and attributing his rctlconco
to bnshfulness.
"Why, not many," he said, tugging
at his collar, ns If it were strangling
"I suppose you went to the park
while you were thore?" she asked.
"No," he replied. "I did not attond
any of the affairs at the park.
She talked about other things, and
later, when an opportunity came,
nfl'ed the hostess why that boy had
been so reticent about talking of To
peka. The hostess threw tip her
"Wo simply had to Invito him," she
replied. "He belongs to a good fam
ily. As a matter of fact, ho has Just
returned from Topeka. where ho ha3
been In the reform school!"
Gerald Once I was strongly tempt
ed to blow out my brains.
Ueraldino Did you do it?
He Finally Won Out.
"Nettie." cried the enamored young
man, "I love you, and would go to 'the
v.oild's end for you."
"Oh, no, you wouldn't, James," re
torted the sweet girl graduate. "The
world, or the earth, as it is called, is
round like a ball; therefore it has no
"Xes, I know," continued the e. y.
m "but what I meant was that I'd
do anything to please you. Ah, dear
est, if you know the aching void"
"Now I am surprised, James," In
terrupted the s. g. g. "Nature abhors
a vacuum, and there is no such thing
as a void; but admitting that there
could bo such a thing, how could tho
void you speak of be void If there was
an ache in it?"
"Oh, well," rejoined the young man,
"at least I've got cash and property
amounting to nearjy $100,000, and I
want you to be my wife. So, there!"
"James," rejoined the fair one with
out a moment's hesitation, "since you
put it in that light, I haven't tho heart
to refuse you. Let the wedding bells
ring without unnecessary delay."
Chicago News.
An Old Fable.
"Metaphysics," said Bishop Castlo, of
Oregon, at a dinner in Philomath, "Is
a subject thnt always makes ono think
of the cat and the owl.
"A cat, you know, once set forth In
quest of happiness. Sho wandored up,
she wandered down; she questioned
this animal and she questioned that.
Finally, wrnpped in meditation In a
tree, sho perceived an owl.
"'Owl!' said the cat, 'tell me, most
wise bird, where happiness Is to bo
'"In meditation," the owl, ropllcd.
'Meditation alone is tho true secret
of happiness.'
" 'But,' said tho cat, 'on what sub
ject am I to meditate?'
" 'On tho subject,' tho owl answered,
which has occupied tho race of owls
since the beginning of timo namely:
Which came tlrst, the owl or tho egg;
for, while tho owl comes from the egg,
so also does the egg come from the
owl!' "Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
Negro Lingo.
Senator Taylor, of Tennessee, tells
of an old negro whose worthless son
was married secretly. The old man
beard of It and asked the boy It he
was married. "I ain't sayln' I ain't,"
the boy replied. "Now. you RastUB,"
stormed the old man, "I ain't nskin'
you is you ain't; I Is askln' you ain't
you Is."
Golf Defined.
"How do them summer boArdora of
your'n keep busy?"
"They play coif."
"Whafu Sam Hill's that?'
" S noar's I kin Ek'ger, It's solitarlo
Net His Fault.
Th Poat "PoU are born, aot
Tha Qlrt "I knew, I "wium't blam
Ins X? Bostoa Trwrarjpt.
la Uio Summer All Classes Spend
Most of the Tlin Out of Doors.
In Finland ererybodyy Uvea tho
simple life tn summer. They camp
eat on islands, tn tht forests, and
always somewhere near the water,
for everybody swims and bathes.
Almost all classes sleep and eat al
fresco at this time of year nnd tho
town councils of the towns in this
progrosslve and altogether delight
ful little country provide public
fireplaces and public bathing sheds
In all places where the working
classos go In search of fresh air.
But the simple life Is by no means
dull with the frisky Finns. They
combine It with a surprising amount
of gayety. They eat, drink and aro
very merry In their pictursque Ilttlo
log cabins outside the cities.
When thy are tlrd of bathing
and splashing, they dance, they sing,
they watch fireworks and practlco
gymnastlcR; they all become Ilka
children and are the very happiest,
me-rient, most good naturcd, most
easily pleased and most healthy
holiday makers in the world.
Not Bo lnuocrnt.
The Old Lady (as a group of small
boys danh past her) Ah, running
rnces? Uen reading about Ihosa
Olympic pbrcss, no coubt.
A Voice Games bs Mowed'
Ws'vs put a bad penny tn a
man's tin, an' he's after us.
Tonnngr of World Fleet.
Th tonnage of th world's mer
chant shipping fleet, according to
the latest return, is 37,554,017
tons. Of this toUi no less than 31.
744.904 tons repsents steam uln.
plrz 'and 17. 611. 't96 tpns of
rt-nu t under the British t!an
V " ' fe -e-riber.
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, ! ow courtes; tc
ting the Stomachs andBowelscf
Promotes DfeestionJZke rfuV'
ncss and Rest.Cont.ilns neiter
Opiuni.Morphine norfliucraL
aift tfoUDcSSMLHrnaiEX.
Inpla Sad'
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lafuprm tiara'.
Aperfiect Remedy forConsE)B-;
lion , aour aiuiudtii.uiau'j-
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Facsimile Signature cf
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Exact Copy of Wrapper. tbi iht cohmnt, i o cm.
Telephone Announcement
This company is preparing to do extensive construction
work in tho
Honesdale Exchange District
which will greatly improro tho serrico and enlarge the
Patronize the yepeRfcnt Telephone Company
which reduced telephone rates, anddo not contract for any
other service without conferring with our
Centract Department Tel. No. 300.
Foator Bulldlar.
Roll of
Attention is cal il to the STRENGTH
of the
Wayne County
The FINANCIER of New York
City has published a KOLL Ob
HONOR of the 11,470 State Hanks
and -Trust Companies of United
States. In this lift the WAYNE
Stands 38th in the United States
Stands IO1I1 ,11 Pennsylvania.
Stands' FIRST in Wayne County.
Total ASSETS, $2,733,000.00
! Honesdale, Pa.. May 29 1908
For Infante and Children.
The Kind You Have
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