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THI4 CITIZEN, OTtlllAY, FHIl. 18. 1010.
HEN GRUTGH, HERO:
Plunged Through Driving Snow
Storm to Get Medicine
for Sick Man
HIS EVERY STEP AN EFFORT
It Took Him Three Hours to Reach
Town Rested Only as Long as It
Took the Druggist to Fill Prescrip
tion Failed In His Task.
Wlnstcd, Conn. "Evening," Hugh,
kow yo feelln' to-night?" asked Henry
Crutch as ho boat the snow from his
Is coat with a mittened hand and
Btrodo into tho lioniu of his Invalid
friend, Hugh Blackburn, nenr Litch
field, one day during wlntor.
"Just mlddlln, Henry." replied tha
pallid man, who tottered forward to
wasp his hand. . "This weather gets
Into my bonos hark to that wind, will
yo?- an' tho medicine Doc left last
week Is all gone."
"Reckon I'll be goln' up Litchflold
way to-night, Hugh. I'll fetch tomo
moro for yo."
"Coin to Litchfield in this BtormI
I guess yer crazy, Henry. Snow's
driftln' four foot deep a'ready, an"
gettln worse. Ain't no boss could
wado it, Henry."
"Reckon I'll walk, Hugh."
"Ye can't, Henry."
"Reckon I can. Hugh. Got the bot
tle?" Tho sick man moved weakly into
another room and reappeared present
hy with tho empty medicinu bottle. He
handed it to Crutch with a grateful
but worried look.
"Ye ain't goln' account o' me, Hon
ry?" "No, Hugh. Goln' up Litchfield way
"Well, take keor o' yerself."
"So long, Hugh."
So long, Henry."
Crutch strode out into tho storm.
As he reached the road, already deep
in snow, tlie wind beat the keen flakes
into his face and almost blinded him.
Hut he struck off at a good pace on
his errand of mercy.
It took him three hours to reach
town. But he rested whila the Til
lage druggist put up the medicine,
and then set out again on his return
There was no road now. The sure
ing snow filled up his tracks as fait
as ho put one foot before the other.
Ho had to hug the barb-wire fence to
keep his bearings, and even that was
covered for long stretches. Every
step was an effort, and it was four
miles back to Blackburn's.
At times he had to stop and rest,
knee deep in the drifts. But soon ha
would floundor on, his heavy coat
weighting him down like lead. Final
ly he had to scoop out a little placa
In a drift beside the fence and sit
And that was where the searchsra
found him. dead, next morning, only
a quarter of a mile from Hugh Black
burn's house, the bottla of Hush's
medicine in his pocket a simple hero
and a glorious friend!
REINDEER FLESH OF FUTURE.
Labrador Will Supply It and Alta
Barley, Oats and Lumbar.
Sydney, N. S. That Labrador may
in tho near future become an Impor
tant source of food supply, exporting
large quantities of meat, cereals, etc.,
as well as her present fish shipments,
Is the opinion of Dr. Wilfred Grenfell.
aoted missionary, author and lecturar.
Dr. Qrenfell and his bride, formerly
Miss Clanahan of Chicago, are on
their way from the United State to
Labrador. The doctor is enthusiastic
ever the outlook for extending his
herds of reindeer, Imported from Lap
hind to all parts of Labrador.
"Thero are excellent prospect of
this developing Into a mont profitable
Industry," ho said. "Their flesh
Makes splendid food, and I look for
ward to tho time when large quanti
ties will be exported to supply the
neat market of the world.
"Barley, oats and other hardy ce
oali will also flourish, and lumbering
afters another big field for develop
RETURN OF THE SILVER KEYS.
France Restores to Mexico Trophies
of the Maximilian Days.
Mexico City. Sebastian B. O.
Mler, Mexican Minister to France,
has informed President Diax that the
Trench Government, desiring to give
to Mexico a pledge of Its sympathy in
riew of the coming celebration of the
aentenary of Moxlcan Independence,
kas resolved to roturn to the Moxlcan
fiovernxnont the silver keys which
were presented to Gen. Foroy, corn
wander of the French troops, on his
entry into tho Mexican capital in com
mand of Maximilian's guards. French
Mlnlstor to Mexico Paul Lefalvre has
confirmed the statement. These
symbolical koys were taken to France
with the other trophies, arms, cannons
and standards by Colonel, afterward
oneral de Galllfot,
Fossil Head of Bird Found.
Washington, D. C. A fossil head of
a bird, surrounded by fossilized cocov
uU, oranges, mangoes and alligator
ears, has been unearthed in the Cule
ira cut, Panama canal sons. It trill ba
yresentad to tha Smithsonian instltu-Weo.
Never did a dictator, Indeed, find
himself In greatar straits. In all di
rections he had been sending for men.
By every method be Bought to hold
those ba bad. Yet, an fast as he
gathered In new troops others left
him, for the bane of short enlistments
poisoned everything. He was not only
fighting a city war; but he hud to
make his army as ha fought, and even
for that he had only these shifting
sands to build on. "They come," he
wrote of the militia, "you cannot toll
when, and act you cannot tell whoro,
conauino your provisions, waste your
stores, and leave you at last t a criti
cal moment." Ha wan as near desper
ation as he ever came In his life. Wo
can read It all now in his letters, but
he showed nothing of it to his men.
Schuyler, always faithful, sent him
some troops. Sullivan, too, eauiu
with thoso that Lee had tried to lead,
and thon it was found that the terms
of these very troops were expiring
and that by the Now Year ho would
be left with only fifteen hundred, al
though at the moment he had between
five and six thousand men still with
him and In outlying detachments. Op
posed to him were the British, 30,000
b':ong, with headquarters In New
York, and strong divisions cantoned
In the Now Jersey towns. Outnunv
bored six to one, 111 provided In every
way, and with a dissolving army, it
v.-ut; a terrible situation to face and
conquer. But Washington roso to the
height of the occaidon. Under the
strain his full greatness came out. No
1 jj I . Has Baca I
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more yielding to councils now. no df Jst !?!' I ik L l i S l S'IVI 1
moro modest submission of his own vVl l K V- I i VVA V 1 I
opinion to that of others. A lessor $ Vo'.'VA V !V. FMMIII t I " ' " ' " ' "H i
man, knowing that the British had fl vV.'Iii A 1 lilfotW!! J ... V.IS' -.!
suspended operations, would have $j !" AI f,?""r,-5U V ,,f!,A,V,I I
drawn his army toother and tried to l.i.V. rf'.rkW'tiI 1
house and recruit it through the win- $ i JaVM.e 9 V 77' V V U VV SBoVAS?.A, I I
ter. Washington, with hi. firm grasp g IfcjvXV-Y" I
of all the military and political condl- S ! .VV-1 ? I T miZiiVllUJ9: I
lions, know that he ought to fight, and V V - V ! VTJ,S lOV V I
determined to do fco.-From "The fj jfelSSS'VV I V. ' l ST3 .9 It
Story of the Revolution," by Senator 0SfTf. .! e
H. C. Lodge. In Scrlbner's. J o X ! " L . . - . 1
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X m LIST OF PRIZES I
The shade of George Washing on,
on iU annual outing, was hit by a
"Ye gods " the ghost muttered, pull
ing itself together, "whllo on earth I
fought to make future generations
free and independent "
Washington glared nt the vanishing
" But these are too blamed free
That Historic Episode.
When prankish boys, forsooth, g
In mischief get, Q
But straightway tell the truth. ?,
Oh, do not let Cj
Tour hasty paesfone rise,
Keop anger pent, y
Tha dullest lad relics p
On precedent. jjj
To one who tells the truth j
A deal is duo.
You would not havo the youth J
Ills candor ruo.
George had to pay no score U
In posture bent,
And you cannot ignore fij
That precedent. S
EvelMtfen of Qsorat'i Ax.
IIUNOItY HAIHUTS AIU2
Tho earth being covered with snow
In many sections of Pennsylvania,
and not nil tho rnbblts having fallen
victims last, fall to tho gunners, nu
merous compalnts are being received
by tho Division of Zoology of tho
Pennsylvania Department of Agricul
ture, in regnril to trees being dam
aged and destroyed by rabbits prey
ing upon the bark. One grower tit
Westmoreland county, wrote to State
Zoologist H. A. Surface, stating that
of 1,200 trees, planted one, two nnd
three years ago, nnd which made a
nice growth, quite a number have
had their bark peeled off by rabbits.
He asked for soino simple remedy to
prevent this destruction, nnd made
this further inquiry:
"Would black, roof paint some
thing of a coal tar nature bo injuri
ous to the trees? I linvo tried it on
a few trees, and tho rabbits havo not
worked on such trees, nnd this would
be an easy wny to stop them, but 1
am afraid. Imight injuru the trees
by such an application."
Tho advice of Professor Surface
was to the following effect
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Poppenberj Bros. Piano,
Four $125.00 Due Bills,
Nine $100.00 Due Bills,
Twelve $75.00 Due Bilk,
Twenty-Two $50.00 Due Bills,
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Mr. J. Mulvey, Bullis Mills, Pa.
Mr. E. L. Colevlllo, Poughkeepsio,
Mr. S. O. Aregood, Pottsvllie, Pa.
Mrs. C. A. Morgan, Falconer, N. Y.
Mr. L. Johnson, Batavla, N. Y.
Mr. C. F. Helnshelmer, Allentown,
Mr. P. J. Manning. Buttalo, N. Y.
Mr. R. D. Leahy. Buffalo, N. Y.
Mrs. G. M. Kinskey, Buffalo, N. Y.
Mr. 8. L. Gibbs, Springfield, Mass.
SEE IF YOU CAN ADD YOUR NAME TO ABOVE LIST BY SENDING IN YOUR ANSWER AT ONCE
Count the dots nnd send your answer in now for prize, Only ono member of a family may enter. Only
one estimate will be accepted from same party. No one connected with tho music trade may enter. The
awarding of prizes will be left to disinterested judges, whose decision will bo final. Contest closes April i,
1910, nt 6 P. M.
In case of tie tho value of tho prize iu question will be divided equally, you may fill out blank below
or at your option uso other paper. Write you name and address very plainly.
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15. T. H. City Stute
DISTKIUUTOBS FOR Cblclnrlad a Sou.. Kimball. Halaas Hroa., Dlaalua. Kr.ll,
Uaua I'layafflauo, Rrillna flaycr-I'lano, hrawiter, Armalrood, Cameron.
ADDRESS ALL ANSWERS TO CONTEST
674-676 MAIN STREET
"Replying to your recent letter
asking how to prevent rabbits from
pooling your young trees, 1 beg to
say that tho chief thing to do is to
cut sorao branches from trees that
need pruning (from oithor theso or
older ones), and drop tho' brnuches
on the snow whoro tho rabblta can
get at them. Tho next thing is to
paint tho trunks of your young trees
with pure white loud and n good
quality of raw linseed oil.
"Pnintlng or spraying with lime
sulphur wash, or with tho sediment
that Is left from boiling lime-sulphur
wash for San Jose scnlo, will
albo prevent Injury for some time.
Some persons recommend killing a
rabbit and rubbing itfi Insido3 over
tho trunks of tho trees. Blood
painted or sprayed on tho trunks of
trees is often used to repel them.
Personally, 1 prefer either tho paint
or the lime-sulphur wash mentioned
above. 1 havo tried both. In our
experiments on my own trees, with
"Coal tar might be all right, but
I know where a nico orchard of
young apple trees was killed by
painting with coal tar and linseed
oil, and 1 hesitate to recommend this
on that account. 1 havo never tried
it on my own tries, and I am satis
fied with the efllcacy of the linseed
oil and white lead treatment "
PREVIOUS PRIZE WINNERS
, Mr. F. A. McColIum. Little Falls, , Mr. W. F. Panuska.
Mr. S. Barto, Dunkirk. N. Y.
Mr. G. C. Fanelli, New Rochelle,
Mr. E. Horchclmer, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Mr. J. W. King, Rnlney, Pa.
Mr. E. Groother, Bridgeport, Conn,
Mrs. M. D. Rose, Buffalo, N. Y.
Mrs. B. Caldwell, Syracuse, N. Y.
Mr. II. B. Gordon, Long Eddy, N. Y.
Mrs. M. A. Mullen, Hoboken, N, J.
Mr. C. S. Farmer, Churchvlllo, N. Y. I
Austria's Debt Collectors.
A debt-collecting agency which la
run us a part of tho regular public
postal system la tha newest "Im
provement" of tho anterprlse, tho
plan has worked admirably, so that
many thousands are collected annu
ally by the postmen throughout tho
Widows Not Bo Popular.
The registrar-general's roturn
shows that in overy 1,000 womon led
to the altar the proportion of widows
has been decreasing; during tha past
thirty years. The actual decreaso
has been from 21.1 in 1S70 to 12.5
at the dato of the last return. Lon
I5nrly Greek Holidays.
Tho Greek holidays were very nu
merous. There were fifty of thom be
ginning with tho letter A, and be
sides these special festivals there
were times set apart for the Isth
raoan, Nemean, Pythian and Olym
pian games, all of which were popu
A nil)! in Egypt.
Among tho principal opponents of
England In Egypt are those educated
Arpba, who, having learned tho
French language, but not the Eng
lish i re now unable to obtain Qov
ernrifnt i ositlons.
Mrs. A. II. Rossborougb, Liuwood,
Miss Ethel Perry, Clermont, Pa.
Miss M. M. Brown, New Oxford, Pa.
Miss L. M. Doyle, Chester. N. Y.
Miss Mary Guy, Dalton, N. Y.
Mr. Albert Joy, llazelhurst, Pa.
Mr. J. S. Mulholland, Lockport, N. Y.
Mr. G. S. Miller, Bath. N. Y.
Mr. Roy Fisher, Rochester, N. Y.
Mrs. J. Morrow, Moscow, N. Y.
Muln St., Buffalo, N. Y.
decision of the Judges.
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