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THE CITIZEN, TUESDAY. JULY 8, 19 13.
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German Inventor Can Cause or
of the News
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TO VISIT UNITED STATES,
Richard Rodrian of Berlin Anxiotis to
Demonstrate to Government That
His Theories Aro Correct Laughed
at In Germany, He Says, He Will
Scok Vindication Here.
Richard Hodrlun, Berlin's "weather
maker," Is coming to America this
summer, hoping to Interest the Unit- '
cd States agricultural department In
his theory of weather control, accord- f
lng to recent dispatches from Gcrma- .
ny. The electro-technician, who cvolv-
cd tho theory that weather changes (
are caused by electrical activity, which
can bo controlled by the use of clec-
trlcal Instruments, has been unablo j
because of lack of funds to construct ,
powerful Instruments. However, ho
declares thut ho was responsible for
the pleasant weather In eastern and
southern Germany this year on Whlt
momlsiy and Ascension day In tho face
of official predictions of rain.
Theory In Electricity.
"I am convinced," said Ilerr Rodrian
recently, "that not only storms and
tornadoes, but Hoods and tarthquakea,
aro caused by electrical changes In tho
air. Ofiteu floods are much greater
than the amount of water that has
fallen. The earth Is probably Inter
laced with canals of gas, which, when J
the pressure changes, expand, forcing
tho underground water to tho surface
This pressure also produces earth
quakes. In all the disturbances In
Europe since I .began my Investlga- ,
tlons tho weather map Invariably lndl-
cated tho coming ffatastrophe. 1 shall
study the American charts and' shall
prove that tho same. Is the case there." ,
"These catastrophes could be nvold-1
ed without a great outlay of capital.
America has the duty of guarding tho
Panama canal fr.om earthquakes and
of saving large regions devastated by
floods. I am trying to Interest the gov- j
ernmont because the power of ctiang
lng tho weather also means power to
cause any desired weather, and unless
this power Is In the hnnds of a great
international alliance catastrophes of
n terrible nature might bo produced.
I was once approached by some Ameri
cans who wished me to blight tho
American cotton crop after they had
laid in a big stock of cotton. I waa
also asked to cause an earthquake In
France, but I am interested In the as
sistance and not In the destruction of
Seeks to Be Vindicated.
Ilerr Rodrian is coming to America
with sufficient funds to conduct experi
ments. Ho says he is seeking vindica
tion and not a fortune. Ho has been
ridiculed for, years by tho Berlin news
papers, and, while given a hearing by
scientists, he feels that the lack of a
university degree has prevented fair
trials from being made. He says he
made a contract with one German
state to stave off freezing weather an
entire winter and failed to do so on only
one day. ne had the financial backing
of a friend and got a small sum from
the notel Keepers' association, which
wns interested In his efforts to bring
good weather on holidays.
Urystalllzcd rose leaves and chops
perfumed with violets are Chicago's
mtest in food.
A father has the right to spank his
.laughter with a shingle even if she l)e
wenty yearn 'old and married, n Penn
sylvania judge decides.
Fifteen men drawn recently on tho
circuit court Jury ''panel In Kansas
City wero excused because tho stork
was expected In tho home ot each one.
Couple In Luray, Va., dived under
water and came up married. A min
ister accompanied them to the bottom
of the Luray caverns and tied tho
Melvin Lane, ten years of age, grad
uated from tho Mahwah (N. J.) public
school, Is said to be tho youngest grad
uate in the country. His general aver
ago was 99.
Tho University of Pennsylvania mu
seum has purchased a magnificent col
lection of 3G2 pieces of ancient opal
escent glassware, dug from tho tombs
of Palestine and Syria.
00ST OF LIVING
Labor Bureau Charts Show a
Steep Raise Since 1899.
FACTS AND FIGURES GIVEN.
SURGEONS CAN STOP THE
HEART FOR TEN MINUTES.
Dr. Carrel Says the Interruption Is No
Tho following very Interesting State
ments, some of which are considered
striking by tho leading lights of French
medical science, wero made recently In
Paris by Dr. Alexis Carrel of tho
Rockefeller institute For Medical Re
search, Now York, at his first official
lecture at the Puul Beaujon hospital.
Dr. Carrol announced that ho was
i now able to operate in tho chost cav
I lty with ns much case nnd safety as
I In the abdomen. "It is now n simple
, cut," ho said, "and wo open the thorax
nnd operate upon the lungs, heart and
aorta as we treat tho kidneys and the
intestines. Wo now know also Just
how much the brain, tho spinal cord
and tho heart can stand as regards
the temporary anTiesthotlcs roqulrod
"The heart suffers very little from
' Interrupted circulation as long as caro
, Is taken that It has enough oxygen,
and it may be stopped for flvo or even
ten minutes without danger, while in
tho spinal marrow tho circulation may
bo stopped as long as twenty minutes.
"For tho brain, however, four min
utes is the limit of safety, and after
flvo it is very difficult to restore nor
' mal conditions."
A huge field of work remained, bo
said In conclusion, to be done as re
' gards operations upon tho human
heart, and the study of these was of
tho greatest possible Importance. This
I was especially true of surgery for
aneurisms and tho shrinking of tho
' aorta or pulmonary arteries.
I The lecture was received with great
REPAID A THOUSANDFOLD.
Benefactor of Lad Seeking Education
Bequeathed a Million.
Dr. E. S. nigley of Wellston, 0 has
Just been repaid 1,000,000 for tho loan
in the early eighties of $700 to Charles
Froellch, n struggling fanner lad, to
complete his education as a mining
engineer. Soon after Froellch went to
Australia and was not heard -from for
Eight years ago Froellch, grown be
yond tho physician's recognition, walk
ed into Dr. Illgley's office and paid tho
$700, with compound interest Ho had
been successful in Australia and South
Africa and was wealthy.
After a few weeks Froellch returned
to Australia. Nothing was heard from
him until recently, when a lawyer
arrived from Melbourne, Australia, and
notified Dr. Illgley that Froellch had
died without relatives and had left his
entire estate, valued at $1,000,000, to
Ills benefactor. Dr. nigley Is seventy
FORTUNE IN BABY'S NAMES.
But Little One Will Have Six to Lug
i If ho lives until he is twenty-one
years old Charles Durant Hearst El
bert Hubbard 'Sague Maincs will re-
I celve $20,000 and the interest accruing
I for tho next twenty-ono years.
' The child, born In Poughkccpslo,
I N. Y Is tho first son of George G.
! Mnlncs, n real estate operator and
leader of tho Progressive party, who
1 eloped two years ago with Miss Mao
Zimmerman of Flint, Mich., a student
j at the Glen Eden seminary at Pough-
j Tho youngster will bo christened
Charles. At tho end of flvo years the
I name Durant will be added, and he
I will bo given $1,000. Five years later
j the namo Hearst will be added, and
anotuer ?j,uuu win oo given mm.
When ho is fifteen tho namo Elbert
will bo added and another $1,000.
When he is twenty tho namo Hubbard
will bo added, and when he arrives nt
tho ago of twenty-ono tho name Sague
will bo added, making his namo
Charles Durant nearst Elbert Hub
bard Sague Maincs, nnd ho will bo giv
en $20,000 with accrued Interest.
mm 1 1
The Up to Date Sp'der
TO READ DEAD MAN'S BRAIN.
Scientists Secretly Test Theory of De
funct Harvard Professor.
Scientists In tho Harvard medical
school aro trying to read the bralu of
tho late Dr. Maurice Howe Richard
son, ex-member of the faculty of that
Institution. Tho examinations aro be
ing c6nducted secretly in tho neurc
pathological department and under Uio
direction of Dr. E. E. Southard.
Dr. Richardson was a firm believer
that thoughts mado definite lines in
the brain, and tho present examina
tion Is being conducted in accordance
with his wishes as expressed in his
will. He believed that a person's
thoughts wero recorded nnd wero at
tho time of thinking vislblo on tho
outer walls of tho cerebrum. He held
that If these lines wero read and the
seat of the thought located It would
mako It possible to correct defects in
tho brain by surgical operations.
FRANKLIN'S WILL RESCUED.
Quaint Document Resurrected In the
Nick of Time.
All controversies as to tho disposi
tion of tho estnto of Benjamin Frank
lin have been settled by tho restora
tion of tho manuscript of his will by
tho Historical Society of Pennsylva
nia. Tho document, which was re
cently resurrected from a vault under,
tho Philadelphia city hall to verify an
offlco copy, wns found to have deterio
rated so much that restoration wns
Tho testament exudes the personali
ty of tho great man, from hl3 own de
scription of himself to tho last quaint
bequest. His son William, once gov
ernor of Now Jersey, wns 'cut off with
n tract of land in Nova Scotia with tho
"Thq part played against mo in tho
lato war, which is of public notoriety,
will account for my leaving him no
more of an estato ho erulwivorod to do
srlve rne of."
Investigation Into Prices of Staple
Foods Covers Thirty-nino Large
Cities Advance Last Year Averages
3.2 Per Cent Moat Soars Upward,
While Eggs Choapen.
Every principal article of food, ex
cept sugar, of fifteen staples represent
ing approximately two-thirds of the
expenditure for food by the nverage
worklnguian's family, showed a decid
ed Increase In retail prices on Feb. 15,
101I1. compared with the average price
for the ten year period of 1S90-09, ac
cording to tho last investigations of the
statisticians of the government bureau
of labor, which have just been made
public. Sugar was -1.0 per cent; smok
ed bacon was 111.0 per cent higher.
Increases in other food nrclcs wero:
Sirloin steak, il.S per cent: round
steak, 84.5: rib roast. 02.7; pork chops,
S9.4; smoked hams, G9.1: pure lard.
02.3: hens.TO.0: wheat flour. 27.4: corn-
meal, 5S.1; strictly fresh eggs, 50;
creamery butter, 03.5; white potatoes,
23.0; fresh milk, 40.1.
The prices wero collected in thirty-
nine important industrial cities in
which live one-fifth of the total num
ber of people in continental United
There was an advance of 3.2 per cent
over Feb. 15, 1912, in the relative
prices welched according to the aver
age consumption of tho various arti
cles of food in worklngmen's families.
Retail prices of Feb. 15, 1913, compar
ed witli those on that date a year ago
in some large cities, show:
Advance In Meat.
Sirloin atealc Increase: At Boston, 10.1
per cent; Now York, 17.3; Atlanta, 10.0:
Chicago, 13.1: Knnsao City. 17.9; Now Or
leans, 14.8; Denver, 12.1; San Francisco, ,
23; Seattle. lfl.C. Decrease, Dallas, 0.8 per
Round steak Increase: Boston. 7.2 per
cent: New York, 17.0; Atlanta. 11.8; Chica
go, 19.E; Kansas City, 20.1; Dallas, 5.0; Now
Orleans, 2G.7; Denver, 12.0; San Francisco,
20.9; Seattle, 19.9.
Rib roast Increase: Boston, 20.3 per
cent: New York, ICG; Atlanta, 10.7; Chlca
ro, C.S; KansaB City, 11.1; Dallas, 0.8; New
Orleans, 5.8; Denver, 13.5; San Francisco,
15.9; Seattle, 27.1.
Pork chops Increase: Boston, 22 per
cent; New York, 23.9; Atlanta, 10.7; Chica
go, 22.C; Kansas City, 23.3; New Orleans,
5; Denver, 20; San Francisco, 13.4; Seattle,
9.2. Decrease: Dallas, 2.1 per cent.
Smoked bacon Increase: Boston, 25.5
per cent; New York, 13.5; Atlanta, 19.2;
Chicago, 11.6; Kansas City, 6.8; New Or
leans, 7.3; Denver, 17.1; San Francisco, 9.8;
Seattle, 19.7. Decrease: Dallas, 7.1 per
Pure lard Increase: Boston, 20.5 per
cent; New York, 10.4; Atlanta, 7.7; Chica
go, 3.7; Kansas City, 1C.3; Dallas, 11.09;
New Orleans, 15.5; Denver, 2L3; San Fran
cisco, 21.5; Seattle, 17.5.
Hens Increase: Boston, 112 per cent;
New York, 7.0; Chicago, 14; Kansas City,
4.4; New Orleans, 4.7; Denver, 3.8; Seattle,
2.2. Decrease: Atlanta, 19.3 per oent; Dal
Variation on Flour.
Wheat flour Increase: Atlanta, 2.8 per
cent; Dallas, 2.1; New Orleans, 3.9; San
Francisco, 2.8; Seattle, 4.6. Decrease: Bos
ton,'6.70 per cent; Now York, 9.9; Chicago,
13; Kansas City, 5; Denver, 6.6.
Cornmeal Increase: Boston, 0.1 per cent;
Atlanta, 0.6; Chicago, 0.8; Kansas City, 3.5;
Dallas, 4.5; Now Orleans, 11.9; San Fran
cisco, 5.4; Seattle, 4.8. Decrease: New
York, 1 per cent; Denver, 2.5.
Strictly fresh eggs Decrease: Boston,
19.9 per cent; Now York, 17.6; Atlanta,
19.1; Chicago, 20.6; Kansas City, 18.5; Dal
las, 8.8; Now Orleans, 6.9; Denver, 7.8; San
Francisco, 1.7; Seattle, 5.1.
Creamery butter Increase: New York,
a7 per cent; Atlanta, 10.7; Chicago, 2.7;
Kansas City, 12.8; New Orleans, 1; Den
ver, 4.9; Seattle, 2.7. Decrease: Boston,
9.5 per cent; San Francisco, 3.3.
Whlto potatoes Decrease: Boston, 41
per cent; Atlanta, 23.6; Chicago, 39.1; Kan
sas City, 35.8; Dallas, 20.0; Now Orleans,
22.1; Denver, 49.4; San Francisco, 40.4;
Sugar Decrease: Boston, 15.5 per cent;
Now York, 14.7; Atlanta, 20.2; Chicago,
19.8; Kansas City, 10.6; Dallas, 18.7; New
Orleans, 15.4; San Francisco, 17.3; Seattle.
Milk Increase: Boston, 10.6 per cent;
New York, 10.4; no change at Atlanta,
Chicago, Kansas City, Dallas, New Or
leans or San Francisco, Decrease: Beat
tic, 3.3 per cent.
"Walk yourself out of my kitchen,"
Said tho spider lo the fly.
"You may have just been wading through
Good heaven knows what styl
Ten million vile bacilli
May be clinging to your feet,
And I am oarof ul nowadays
Regarding what I eat.
"Your species once was welcome
Yes, and more within my walls.
But now I know your tribe to bo
'The worst that flics or crawls.
I know what laid my people low
In their last dread disease,
So take yourself away from here,
And do It quickly, please!"
The naughty fly still buzzed about
And argued on tho thing,
And so the spider swatted her,
Smote head and foot and wing.
He sterilized his food, his house
Ho fumigated then,
Inoculated all his folks
And lived In peace again.
Louis Schneider In New York Times.
GENUINE ECZEMA REMEDY.
New Remedy That Heals Eczema
Peil, the druggist, has sold hund
reds of Jars of Hokara, and although
ho offers to refund the purchase
price to any dissatisfied purchaser,
not one Jar lias been returnea.
While tins is surprising In Itself,
yet the most marvelous thing is the
reports of chronic cases of eczema
that have been cured by this simple
skin food. People who have suffer
ed with scales, scabs and even bleed'
ing itching have found relief in
No matter where the eczema, plnv
pies or other breaking out occurs,
whether on tho face, nanus, legs or
body, the application of Hokara
should give quick relief, and even
the worst or most chronic cases
should bo cured in a short time.
You can buy a liberal-sized Jar to
day at tho very low price of 25 c, and
with every package goes Peil's guar
antee to refund the money if it Is
Before you start on your va
cation see that you are supplied
with some Neura Pctevders for
Headache, io and 25 cents.
OVER 66 YEARS'
INDIANS SEEK FREEDOM.
Minnesota Chippewas Organize to Gain
Same Rights as Whites.
Tho Chippewa Indians of Minnesota
have organized to obtain their Inde
pendence. From being mere wards of
tho federal government they would
change to a self supporting basis,
whereon they would stand on tho
samo footing ns their white brethren,
Already two Wg conventions have
been held this year to discuss their
plans, and their capable leaders are
confident that they will gain their do
sires before long, which Is full citizen
ship and freedom from all unduo re
straint, as a separate race.
Many Chippewas havo adopted mod
ern methods of living. They farm
their lands with intelllgenco nnd dwell
In comfortablo houses with all tho con
Those "who nro banded together In
the present movement say they want
to gather all tho Indians of tho state
In ono organization, settle all claims
against the government, abolish Indian
agencies and special schools, promote
agriculture and Industry among the
tribes and put all of them on an Inde
pendent basis, supervised by the state
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