The Patton courier. (Patton, Cambria Co., Pa.) 1893-1936, April 24, 1902, Image 2

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    HRS lh
Stow! ¥.
ig the Cuban patriot
ght blanket gazed up
coment at the burning
ii the heavens, then fell
again, Senor Captain?
se cool to think so lightly |
ours.” :
ba Ldbre! Yon are right,
Snass, As the two ones
gide by side in the soft
of the moon it is eany to
are not of the lower
roa. 8 party that com
tivision of the patrist
the Cuban planter, a gen:
he highest Jegree.
armed with small arms
i weir Appearance indi
thay have seen military ser.
the wime to read our gen
cons, Pedro. the senor
é88 UPON our actions to
Fe that at this Yery
ackage from beneath the fold
he continued 8 moment
ores is terse and sends
to do much aguinat great odds
says, is a guarded prison
Spanish camp, but his where
rs pot; and yet wo are
© him at the risks of our
8, and when we have accom:
d this recelve any reward we
Valentino, the terms
" 0 or three hundred Job
Listy He; | let us aston.
i more hae ccmmon.
whey first fie
" "rake one more y Took
So we leave on our des |
4 th ot the (Bomb at the
f Hghts a mile or 30 off on the
1 . true Cuban, and will not
e hour of need ; if be does,
oy and ua”
me, senor, small need to
flow; It all hanes by a thread
wen the rebellion. The death
1 weakened our end somewhat
; ‘ od fever comlined with
should yet more than
us should fall tonight,
id be left behind with a pieces
3 heart, remember the
of a comrade and friend and send
$8 to the fallen one's home.”
inacoin! Senor, do not
Eo Jdespondently, for God's sake.
rowing dark and the chills creep
back like slimy reptiles. If any
es onignt, it will be me, mark
| Slowly, almost with the tardiness of
hours, the minutes passed by.
"It is accomplished.” Valentine mut.
tered, as & low whistle was borne to
his ears,
Btretohing hs limbs to give them
their former strength and suppleness,
the Insurgent hurried off in the Jdi-
rection of the pound.
He had not ad |
vanced far befors be discovered Pedro |
the sentinel
“Have you killed him, senor?” ke
“No, the follow only scaral and
has aiready given us the desired In
formation. The one we are in search |
of 1s confined in a tent jus outside the
- | general's headquarters up on the hill
yonder where you sco the three rod
lights: help me bind and gag bim,
It took but & moment to make the
, and the two were on |
general's tent |
| was less than a quarter of a mile dis |
tant, but the greatest precaution was
prisoner socnre
thelr way again. The
necessary in Jdodging the sentinels,
“Thers at last I believe we are
safely insids the Hines, senor.”
“Not yet, Pedro” :
“Arto!” (halt) cried a low firm voles
of command.
Both eame to & dead etop. but the
quick witted Valentine was equal to
the emergency. The carabinero who
had eo suddenly changed the tide of
events stood with his gun at his shoul.
der a dozen foot to the right
"We ara friends. senor.”
“Give the countersign™
“That we cannst Jo: but wa must
gon the general tonight, as we have
important information. Here ig a pers
mit that has passed us thus far--see
for yourself that it is not a frond”
and the Cuban held out the letter
Taken off hia guard by the apparent
frankness of the man before him. the
ansuspecting carabinero allowed the’
‘bit of his rifle to fall to the ground
and stretched forth bis hand for the |
There was a bright fash of steel as
it passed through the alr
“The night has ita victim.” muttared |
- Valontino as he wiped off and sheath
ed his blade” "Tia some poor |
mother's eon, hardly beyond the limits
of boyhood yot, and still if bad to be
“And a masterly stroke that did it—
right to the heart, senor, without a
| doarhe
The captain eonll say no mora;
tears were In bis eves and he wished
that the hellish work was undone. He |
could hardly suppress & sob ax he
thought of the aged mother on the
other side of the sex, waiting and
prayiag for a son that wosld never re.
turn. Oh, the anguish of (Nat mo
Suddenly he halted. for abead of
Bim, not a dozen rods, was the tent
for which be was searching. Pedro |
remained a few steps behind to guard
against surprise, and salons the brave
rebel captain erept up to the canvas
fap. ;
There was a light Inside: he peered |
i 3 Pilla |
£ud freedom, while in 4 peacerai illa i stane for the foundation and the haul
in—there spon & bunlie of blankets,
with hands and fot securely bound
lay—not a man, but the form of a
| beantifal girl
For a moment he could hardly de |
Heve his eyes. Was she the spy?
Like a flash of lightening the truth |
dawned over him; he Bad sclived the
"Benorita®” he callad softly.
“There was a stir among the blank.
eld, and a pale sweet face with soft
black curls clinging about it like a
- veil, was raised from its hard pillow,
"A friend to ald you; oge who has | 4
iis sald many of the men yeaal in;
changed to Llu
i cont are of silver braid, and there a :
yoar wellfare at heart
The girl raised herself still highor,
but not a sound escaped her lips. It
Waa not necessary, the soft eves alone |
told the story,
Bwiftly Valentino crossed to the pal
let—ewiftly he severad the cords that |
of the war in South Afriea a consign. |
bound bor tender limbs—and swif: tiv
be caught her lovely form in his arms
and dashed into the open alr.
It was all ever in a minute, for the
Cuban hal thrown eantion to the
winds; his only thought—his only pur:
“Arto! © Who goes there?
The sharp rattle of a carbine rang |
out on the still plight air and the CATO |
wae awakes
“Courage, senorita, we will pass
them yet, Pedro. Heo, Pedrat™
“Hare, senor. Hasten,
are fo the hollow just beyond the LiL”
{ fenher-root
the barges |
It was a race for lite, and the pas |
triots won. Hardly wers they mount
ejed and off before a dozen or more
= Pedro! 1
1 Be Suddenty thrown kim-
r for fall a minute , then
proached his cumpanion.
1,” he explained in a
dq and force him to betray
of the confined spy.”
here are the chips—once,
carabineras rushed into the hollow.
dischargad their weapons,
| the captain asked as he rode up be |
“side her.
“With ease, she answered bravely,
| smiling bravely through the gloom.
“They are on horses and in pursuit,
carried the generals
without apparent injury. i
pentise, chloroform and ammonia can |
PoSa Was to eouvey his precious P When
charge to a place of safety. Alas!
that his haste was to prove so fatal
: f povel form of military boat.
Caballo!” they cried and | terials consist aimply of sixteen lanesa
| in ordinary use and an outer cover of |
"Can you hold your seat, senorita?” [ strong sail cloth supplied with Joo oe. |
c through which the weapons ara
Vendy put
t losing strength. but still the noble
nimal plunged on till {ta heart burst;
and with an agonizing groan it stum-
bled and fel dead.
In a moment Valentino had the giv]
on his own mount, and was daskiog
away In pursuit of Pedro
“Courage, senorita” he muormerad
softly, and pressed her closer to his
That fatal hullet zipned close t to the
taptain's head and wan instantly fol i
owed by a heavy fall -
“Great God, fn Heaven, comarada,
: t or 3 a
bending over the prostrate form of 27° You hurt?
No anewer,
That one solemn word was uttered
with a pathos that boded {il for the
perpetrators of the deed,
POh, ye tramplers of human rights,
may your bone decay in every hidden
swamp and recess of Cuba, and may |
the power of despotic Spain sink be
asath the billows of
nation, Hos,
radve~my friend”
The carabinéros were close upon tha
faghtives pow, and with a last look
at his beloved comrade the captsin |
struck hin spurs deep in his horse's
flank and sped eastward,
"Courage, senorita, courage” he
thera remaing ane other
all others fail
ave you faith In me?”
her fara and say
ban patriot
caver bef 4 the wo Oat ; ria Tats
Never hefore had the young OAD | rend aor the Englisli langage sprken,
been placed in such a oritieal position
Hot bad not bean for bis beautifol
charge, he would have tured back
and died bravely, fighting over the
bexly of bis slain comrade,
the glorious ovas had cast a goell over
Bim which wae not easily thrown off;
sha was more than life tv him now.
“Oh, my God, they are gaining on
ug, senor! See! They level thelr
pleeos— they fire!”
“inferno! The horse ia striack--he
13 down! Cling to me senorita”
The quarry was run to earth; Valen. |
tings mat resolve was shalterad: he
Leonid pot now forfeit bis own life for
that of bis companion. Hut
low himself to be taken captive,
What was that?
A terrific explosion. 8 stream of
quivering flame shooting out from that :
Impenetrable mans of darkoess, anil
the foremost dragoon tmbiss from
hig bores as lifeless as the weather
beaten rocks about him,
Viva Cuba Libre”
And they are saved.
* » * ¥
| shoald flow as free ax water in that |
dark, gloomy pasa befora he would al
the soa, carrying |
with it every vistage of the accursed /
Oh, Pedro, my copy
; supply bi want of it
The next day the msurgent band
brave rescurer in triumph back to the
rebel camp: and with his darling—the |
doomed spy ciaxnsl olose
breast the old man implored God to
daughter and ber |
CEimple Rindiess
to his
pour forth the biessings of heaven |
upon the arads of the two heroes both |
ving and dead,
And Valentino at the head of his,
machetoars, Jel them on to victory
Back in the bills a Besatiful gizl a spy.
aited and watched for him, her loved |
ate to return —~Warverly Magizine
A fiy will survive long immereicn and all af the work af the farm CEI
in water and will sustain the odors |
disinfectants |
Only tur |
of sulphur amd other
got the better of a fy,
whiznered over and aver again. “Yet | :
final resort |
I will save you
Each man his own fortune in his
own hands —Goethe,
It is wonderful how near conoelt Is
to insanity. Jerrold.
Nutional enthusiasm, is the great
Burfery of genius -~-Tuokerman.
He that may Binder mischief yet
breast nestling her face among her | permits it, 1s an ancessory.—E. A. Fre
: beantifal waving curls,
Fixed to no spot ia happiness: ‘tis
nowhere to be found, or everywhera —
Heo that thinks he can afford to be
negligent is not far from being poor,
Fretfulness of temper will generally |
i characterize thoes who are negligent of
order — Blair,
No man ever became great or good |
except through many and great mis |
takes Gladstone,
The first duty of life {5 to be calm;
for the calm mind seeks the truth as
the river seeks the sea -~lawrence,
i you resalve to do right you will
soon do wisely: but rescive only to do
wisely snd you will pever do right 3 :
| There are
There {8 no polldy like politeness;
and a good manner {5 the best thing in
the world to get a pond name oF to
Queer Little Town be 0 “in Wheres Eng.
Hash Is Nevsr spoken,
he Eee of Matrimony on Wontat Pro.
brated bachelors? asked a COTTE Epon
J works and thore of greatest merit
was an outspoken woman hater, seems
he says that “for men of higher Inte
| devoted to art and selenice, celibacy in
La Bruyers, too, thinks that “a man
Levery man lon worse man in propor
{tion as he is unfit for the married
¥ t
in THE LAND. can either lve plously or dle plight
eons without a wife, and even Val
Ctalre, though a baehelor Bimsedf, aj
here ig one viliage in the United |
of modern ws Bik ever sauidnd.
whey American newspapers gre. not
Tas Is the Hite German village of
Blandort, fn” Patmon county, Oalo,
where 800 Frugal aad fadusirious ne
sontented and dyilie slmpiieity,
In the buliding of the town, as iu
everything slse about it, the people
have held very cloasly to the enstoms
of Germany, from where its foan lars
came, There Is bat one street. find
Iy north and south Quaint, durable
and homelike are the houses scattered
along ofther she interspersed here
asd there by the stores. All the ree
dences have spaciobn and wall kom
disgrvards, Back and away
laborers can be sess and heard at
thelr work in the flelde—-etreticl the
{thrifty farms of the German country
folk, It is not an
Boe Woniel and girlie a wok in tae
Belde with the wer, and ihe whole
popuintion shows (hal rugged health
BO characiorintie of tha roe,
Among themusives the peonle eons
Yorke gigiost entirely in the Gurpian
there are a;
great many in the community whe can
| speak no other
i Rnd clever, and the strasger who goes |
lanes, and, mdesd,
TOY ave generous
Among thom always Binds a hospitable
welcome and Is jmpreszes with their
Nowhers can be
found 8 more devoutly religious peo
ple. They are of the Catholie faith,
and possess one of the finest church
buildings In Nortowaestern Ohio,
This edifice has in (tse? been means |
(of making Glandorf famons, because
Hf ite size and the beauty of ita archi.
tecture. Although niost of the work
{af construction, the quarrying of the |
| Ing of the material was given gratls
by members of the parish, the cost
Coutalde of all this was over $50 064,
: The stroctare fy of brick and {8 orna-
i mented with white sandstone
The pniform of the postman of Nor |
way ia dark green in eolor, though + :
The facings of tha
ia small eackade of the Norwegian
Peolora on the based round the cap,
@ pn! that year, voted hing
Hack of the churel is the convent,
pected with {tis looked after by the
LaTayeites » Yanda,
When Lafayetie came to the United
Btates in R34. at the invitation of
congress, that bolr. on December 28
a grant of
$200 000 in money and a township of
nad to he sented] amber the autsarity
i of the president on any woappropriat
led public lands
Some months before the outhreak |
ment of twenty thousand tumbler
was sont to Cape Town,
This location was
made io what was then Kgown as
Went Florlda and contained 23.088.53
i seres. The ecity of Trilahassee stands
They were i
engraved with the motto of the Soak
Republis, and
they took Cape Town,
meant for!
the health of the burghers
A Russian nobleman of Immense
wealth has wit upon a afl method
for 11,500 acres of
of ceiling decoration. Ever
iin his mansion containg a a deal
Ling with an episode In te earese of |
| hls ancestors, and the whole forms
Cwhat is. perhaps; 8 unique example of ©
extraordinary work,
Nearly |
| $4001 G00 has been expended upon this
the parish of Pointe Chupee,
¢ present state of Louisiana
The soldier in the German army is
{ Bow taught how to put together a
A handfl of soldiers cannot |
it together in a very fow mins
i utes, but are able to pull {t to pleces
{atl a moment's notices,
“l fear we are lost.” interupted Pe- |
“Why so, comrale?”
horse 8 dving'”
The captain lurched in his saddle as
though struc by a blow,
first time ha hotired the spasmo.lic
Si ——
The ma!
fipon a part of the land so located,
; Bates wheres no meders uorovesnent |
1: gwar the girl would Bey 0 Ey i ey 3
Ang fn an tae £0 Ha BE | bus ever penetrated where not tie
“Faith unbounded. You are a Cul faintest echo of the rash ans overwar
{ter all & question that can be declded
*ooply individually, and sitimately ail
| repens upon tie kind of 8 wife ons |
i chances to draw in the matrimonial
j be denied that thirre are a great num.
{ ber of famous bachelors, and #8 is
; doubtial if with a Xantippe for a wife
. | habitants have Hved for years ig a.
But this
p i glorious work
girl with the lovely waving hair and | B-arie or
| bean in love, anewerad in all sincerity,
§ Se
that extends for over a aille generals |
{ Leibniz. The latter's maxim was
| before taking so important a step as
| marrying, and when ho had deliberst.
from thin
priavipal sliest—yi to near that the
: that she, ton had deilersted the |
! maine,
| philosopher, had the inst years of his
dacommon sight to
: bousekvener, who estranged him from
the world, so that she might the more
i fortify her sway gpon the unfortunate
i yongeanes, indeed!
Nistache were onmarriod
eanding to Johnson, “marriage is the
| phasl, Michael Angelo amid Leonardo
| names Reothoven and Brahms, who
i never knew the yoke of matrimony. |
| Even among the statesmen are found
lien, and in mode
‘a crown The King of Sweden was
Casiked what was bis conception of real
The patent for the land was (ssued on |
wily 4, 1825, and presented to Lafay- we
3 > * and» : P you a Sdnt
gris in person by Genre Gragam of
Virginia, then the cowmmisgioner of)
he general land office Prior to 182%
thorized the sorerar? of War to issue
F fabhows:
a mora digagreoable than the woman |
congress by act of March 3, 1808, au. | : i
2s 7.2 ys | who considers ber children the health.
toy Major General Lafayette warrants |
land, and hy act of
March 27, 1864, authorized Lim to lo- |
known as the territory of Orleans. |
The location was accordingly made on |
the west bank of the Mississippi, in |
te these lands wers lsened tn Lafay-
erie ehrly in 181
in the |
Patents |
Iodizastmous ane,
it is known that |
he sold the Louisiana lands and sap |
posed that he did the same with tae |
Morida ands Detroit Free Press,
a Query.
The latest scientific proposition 1a ta :
i shock the consumption bacillus to
! death with electricity. Eighty thous
ind volts are by be disseminated
i tirougheat his diapSrngm. and this no
Reproductions of ths ancient “Cor |
| enation Spoon” in the regalia of Eng- |
i land are being sold in London, Its
“Because, L—1--Valontino, the girl's |
cdates the reign of Charles II. The!
: handle, which was originally decorat.
ed with enamel that has Leen worn |
| away, bas four pearls set in the broads ,
e est part. The speon Is about saves |
For the |
inches love amd is used to receiva
ee] the anointing oil when It Is poured
t sen they begun to eater
from the ampulla.
doubt will prove a getiler: hut ve are
wommewhat at oa loss to understand
how the effectiveness of this
to a microbe without slightly dlsar
ranging the placility of the body that
ficts as a storelionze for the microbe,
“If the body can stand thls Tremendous
surreal when it 18 thened on gradual
Iy. why can’t the hitherto indestrie.
' {ibla bacillus stand 11? Memphis Com.
mercial “Appeal,
dass of |
: Bafped Hphraing ean ba admbaiete
exact age is not Known, but it ante. C82ined lightning can be administered
Proval oo opersonggex Bave contributed.
| Some of the opinions expressed i the
book are decidedly amusing To the
| question, “What is your idea of hap
| pineas? the King of Greeco replind:
The people of the parish are very
i strict in thelr church duties,
Is not bachelorhiood more caloulated
to further man's productivencss than
matrimony? (lan vou name some cafes
dent of the New York Tribune
This question has bog variously
anxweradd Daron clalms chat the host
have proceded from the unmarried or
childiess men. Schonenhaser, who
to have shared the same opinion, for
lectital pursuits, {or posts, philoso
phere, and, in geseral, for all those
preferable to matrimony as the yoke
of matrimony {« an impediment to pro
ductiveneas” Moore expressed a gine
ilar thought with regard to poets.
unattached and without wife, if he
have any gentus at all, may raise him.
self above hls original posts
tion and hold himself on a
level with the highest, while this is
less easy for him who is ongaged ™
huwever, pthera who |
hold quite a contrary view, Thus ae
hest state for man in gensral. and
Richter holds that no man
mits that marriage renders a man |
more and morp wise, Bulb this ls an
lottery, However this bs, it onnnet
these mien could have asaioved their
Take, for (nsance,
Alexander von Humboldt, who when
seiko by a woman if he lsd paver
“My love has always been for ses
I Could matrimony render hap
py such a man? Isaac Newton was »
bachelor, So wers also Kant and
that one should deliberate forty years
ed long enough. she whom he asked
for a wife refused him. on the plea
Roussenn, another bachelos
Hie embitiersd iy the tyranny of his
Tels vas matrioiony with a
Mato, Bpinora,
OF Bape hus
lor poets there occur to us this names
i of Menander (BC. 343281), who
. Bings,
“Happy as 1, wlio have no
wife". furtherppore, Petrarch. Tasso,
Dante, Calderon. Tha thies most 11s
tinguished painters of alt times. Ra
da Vinel died tnmarvied. Among mu:
sleians bachelors are rarer: still, we
ean elite in our Het two prominent
many who Seb iiues o matrimony, Riche
times, Gambetta
ani Caprivy ard satasces,
Gond Renting in Quen’ s Alba,
A London paper gives an interes.
fog account of ko album awne! by the
Queen of Greece, to which many
Abways to have & soveralen without |
j-have to disappoint vou.
all right, lady.
cout if 1 could take a sleep in de next
lot here widout bein’ worried by offers
unhappiness, and answered that he
could think of nothing worse than |
tight shoes, a corn and n neavy foot |
on it. When Edward VI was red
fests] to reves) the parson against
whom he bora tio greatest grudge, ge |
answered, “Tie man who insists aps
or pointing hig gmbralla at me and
exclaiming, These ka a!’ The Em |
peror of Austria gave a different an.
swear to this guery. and 38.0 me could
think of no person whom he disliked
mors Han the man whose onstomary
groeding was “Gond hesvens, how old
The Empress of Ruse |
aia answered the same question as!
“For me thers {8 no porach
fest in the worlil, and who loons wo
on other childran as belug very intel
Hegent bat fearfally weak and Jeltcate.
: : Kansas v Jomrnal,
eats the warrants io what was then | Razsas Ci
Fires Ara Costly in i.armpe,
Chief Dutton was seated in his office
A few days ago when be peeeived a roe :
port of & fire. The binge had been a |
and the chief was nat
urally interested itn the reatter of its
“Hoes the report state that an aver
heated stove caused the fire” he in- |
“I think it dooe™ he was informed,
“Its no ogood thing for the owner of
I the property that he {ves in the United |
{ Mates.”
i one of the foreign’
added the chief, “and not in
countries. {ff he
lived in Germany. for instance, the fire
world prove rater expensive for Him"
“Why sol” he was asked,
“He wonbd have to pay the expenses
of the ran made by the fire depart
ment,” the ohiel explained “and un |
less he paid the money the amount |
i would be charged as a len against his |
Cepuntriss. The iw holds to account in |
Such is the law in several |
this. way all persons whose careless. |
ness or negligence causes work for the |
fire department. "Washington Star -
{ pecking at a
i peeping, Jumping al the
ave, iat
Mankiod from dul aud broil warn,
The bare winking word of fame.
Language, which formed ambitious pian,
When Coasnr riled Eis teliow-minn,
Which todd the
OF lovers trus, fix
selon and tho woe
w Bomeo.
| Language, the fest of all our arts,
ot whim plest index of our hearts;
Language, to whish our vaps we dof
I» now wost used in taikine 1 ;
iat tats a
Wiggs-—Ia baldness a sign of genius?
Wagg— Well. the bald-Leaded men
seem Lo be coming out on to,
Mother-—No, Georgie, 1 think you
must not have any plaeapple. It might
give pou pain. Georgie (after a pause)
Mother it's worth it
"Poverty is no dissraes” remarked
the Wise Guy. “No, not so long as
you can borrow from your nelghbors.”
added the Simple Mug
“And you say he is an old flame of
yours®™ “He used to be, but he is no
longer” “How i that?” “Papa came
in one day and put him out”
Monkey—8o the hyena i dead, eh?
Glrafte—Yes, something started him
inughing, and he cnulin’t ston. Mons
key-—An! Bimply tickel him to
death, oh?
Keliy—0l read a foines book last
noight. "Twas full of foightin’. A man
pamed Cooper wiote iL Reilly—8ure,
Of know that book. it's called “The
Last of Thim OCHigoton”™
"What color would you like your
sign? asked we painter. “OB” re
tad the advertiser, indifferently, “any
color so it's read © “I supoose that's
intended to be Bue-morous.”
lady--Yes, you carry tales. You
come bers and toll me what my pe igh-
bor says. then po over and tell her
what | say. Tramp You're wf 1g,
lady. How could | be a busybods
"1 am always thinking of you, Bar
ker. Today | paesed a big building
and 1 thought how I would like to see
you working in iL” “You are very
Kind. What building was £7” “The
Wigwag- flere Is a very (ntereating
article caved “The Last Wards of
Famous Men” Henpeckike — Great
Scot! | didn’t know that even famous
wien could ever gel in the last word
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“I'm thinking of sending my little
EBirl to the conservatory.” said the
woman next door; “all those tunes you
hear her playing she picked up by ear”
“Then she ought to be.” replied Mm
Koatigue, “Uught © be sent, you
mean?” “No: picked gp by the san”
Hobo Have youse got any kind uv
a job yousa want «one, lady? House
Reeper-<No, poor wan; I'm sorry to
1 jest wanted to find
of work.
Experiments Showing Various Forms of
Their Mental Capachiy,
In 1866 | made a great many expert
ments with young chicka, testing their
ability to learn a variety of performs
ances, such as getting out of a box by
pecking at a certain spot on a door
$5 by lumping upon a little platform
by pulling down a string with thelr
necks, escaping from a pen by going
up a ladder or following an intricate
| path throush a maze, oto, writes Prof.
Edward L. Thorndike of Columbia uni-
versity in the International Monthly.
They learn readily to abandon hese
acts which bring discomfort and to
emphasize those which are successful
in securing them food, shelter, warmth
: and the companionship of their fellows.
Their learning, lke that of the fishes,
in essentially 8 process of selection.
For lastance, a chick is confined in &
cage from which it can escape only by
certaty spot, and so opens
lug the door. It sees the other chicks
{und food outside and reacts to the sit:
i uation (confinement) aveording to its
inborn organization by ranuing about,
wails, trying
Ue squeeze through any small openings
feed pecking at the barriers confining
(it The chiek fends a score or more
cof impulses to a corsa or more acts.
if its reactions include one particular
Lact, namely, a peek at & certain spot,
This one act is followed by freedom,
food and general comfort. The other
Pacts resulted only in a continuance
| of the unpleasant solitary conSssment,
i If, after the chick has enjoved tree
dom a while, we nat it into the cage
| again, wa have a repetition of the first
event, except that the chick is Hkely to
ma asd peep and jump and sHuceze
| lesm and ta peck at the door sooner.
CI wa continue this Prooess, sa that
| the chick Is again and agate confronts
jel by the sitaation—"confincmers*
{ in a box of such and Such APPARTARCE——
{ it constantly decreases th uselessacts
and performs the suitable one sooner
| and sooner. until finally it pecka at the
spot immediately whenever put into
that box. It has learned wa ay. 10
get out of the box by pecking at a cer-
tain spot.
How Mount Veraon Was Named,
A very comprebimsive history of
Mount Vernon ig presented in the res
pory of the Virginia board of visitors
Hist printed. It is written by Judge
James B. Sener of this city. The first
of the Hlustrations is a portrait of 2d.
svard Vernon, the British admiral, born
in 1454, died in 1307, wander whom Laws
i rence. Washington served in the Brite
ish navy wuring tha war with Spain,
and for whom he pamed Mount Vor
hot Washington Post.