The Patton courier. (Patton, Cambria Co., Pa.) 1893-1936, May 08, 1902, Image 9

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    oe x our Exvizes caxz avemING ox,
DErs. Get your father's red lantern:
a Sewn to thy Briscoe
| such uawiilingness of steam and ariv-
| and monotonons repetition the red lan.
ey. | distraught. almost iifiless do her hime
know the sweet recompenses of
ness. Your robust man has no
jecharm compared to the pleading love
[um invalid, Rup had suiq to |
i a
oe son. to mo ' At any time
you and willing you to
2 be impossitle for Fou
WARN 2% BX- :
leep. It was five miles to Bris.
A iNag Fae alles In could
; make the distance in time to give the
‘| alarm. And hundreds of sleeping men
fan women were Apeeding to certain
F{ death,
1 The young operator felt an uncon
trotlable weariness and lethargy creep
ing over him, but he pulled himself 100
gether with a desperate effort that
made every nerve tingle and vibrate.
; He was Sheaking aloud, although alone
: “Margaret! Margaret! Margare®
River and swing
| a danger signal for the 2.20 express.
y Go at once, I command you, my dear
{love! Go, go, go! In God's name rise
from your sleep, Margaret. and got
The night express came ‘rushing
on to Briscoe station when Engineer
Preston saw far ahead of him a tiny
red spark glowing. Instinet in the
“jan read its meaning before it had
jgrown to «Droportions that signaled
danger. The trzin slowed up with
| ing wheel, such a mighty groaning and
grinding of the whole outfit, that the
‘stubborn resistance threw TRESEngers
{out of the berths and brought the
3 throbbing, shrieking engine ton stand.
still on the very hrink of destruction
{where a whiterobed figure with un-
bound hair swung with persistence
tern that had averted death. :
The train mien wrapped Margaret
in blankets and carried Her bewildered,
{ where she fell unconsclons Into ner
Inother's arms, whils the grateful pas:
{ walt with plaudits of her brave deed
¢ | bellied,
: | queen Victoria,
_ | nt Scutari, and he
{sengers filled the Bours they rouse!
ou | the lead touches bottom wa bold on, A
moment or two passes and some ono is
the stranger, yet dubbed, with a sneer,
wrong color,” by lis captor and his
Australian friends.
The discontented one seoms in hiek's
: way, for no sooner has be again baited
bis books--each Nlne, I ought to hive
sald, carries two and a heavy lead
that he is once more fighting with an
oven larger sh, but the line sheers
away ominously near the surface, and |
thers la a general ery of "Bhark™ aa fit
| 1s Indeed seen that one of these white
; hovelsnouted brutes has both
if | his hooks. But the tackle Is strong:
| there Is nothing in reason to part so
gfong as the shark cannot get the line
| botween {ta teeth,
and it is at last
lifted bodily on the deck, five feet and
8 hel sare of MN, and soon clearing breath
{ing space with the great sweeping
| strokes of fx ail.
The first flah thst 1 am destined to
cath tn hase trans waters 0 ox ou
ijrious In pate as In apy
| "Nannygs!” ft is called, Which frrewat. |
ibly, though doubtiess good aboriginal,
: nnygoat. and it is of |
> a briillant scarlet, with huge protrisd. |
} nz black eyes. Very good eating is
ja. same nannygal, but mors valuable |
jon account of its invariably indicating |
ar ee U0 8 Mi schmappes. No
reminds one of |
sooner, indeed, have 1 hanled my nin
| nygai than one or two of the party in-
stantly haul In their lines to see that
the baits are right, and that a good 9p |
| portunity may not be lost. Por we fire
® | not anchored in one spot. The Pacific
48 too deep, the ground too rough, the |
: swalls from the south too sudden and
violent to sdmit of such s plan. On
and are thus enabled to go to the
| fish when they will not come to us
| Good sehnapper
sides, and 1
Are Now caught on all
ee —————
Hen Chesend Fiorwree Srminenie.
The late Str Jobn Stesle, sculptor to
was modeling a bust
htingale, when an of.
of Fiorence
| Beer of one of the Highland regiments
Bad suffered so cruelly In the |
Crimean, heard that the bust had just
ben completed, nnd was in Sir John's
pany had passed through the Bowpital
from the sculptor to bring some of
out & word of warning the bust was
Uncovered, and then, as by one im.
pulse the men broke mink, and with
cries of “Miss Nightingale! Miss
Nightingale ™ surrounded the model,
and with bats off cheered
the figure of
thelr devoted purse
until the’ roof
Bo spontaneous and hearty and so
inspiring was the whole scene that in
it to be the greatei: compliment of Kis
Aife~Bunday Magazine.
melt —— an
Don’t Spare All the Trees,
There is no sight ignorance in the
ery that is #0 often raised with regard
10 the renoval or cutting down of trys
in the parks. and it has recontly been
displaying itseif with certain trees
that have been already, or are to be,
got rid of In the course of carrying
out the Plecadilly widening. As a
matter of fact most of them Werte so
close together, that thelr branches in
termiligied, snd any cue acqualeted
with the sublect knows that this is
nist injurious to the proper growth
of the individual tree. The truth is
private properties. plantations reduite,
from time to time, to be thinned out
It is rumored that it hax been found
RECESSAry to remove some 120 ald
{ress fram the gardens of Buckingham
{ Palace, and In Lard Rathinore's tire
drastic measures bad to be taken with
the overgrowth in the Chestnut ave.
nue in the Ragent's Park with splendia
results that dre pow a bundantly ap
parent on Chestant Sunday Pall Mall}
Blessed I» the peacemaker, for he!
bare some day,
and talked of the fadal Sls should :
: 1 always Gets the worst of it,
a x b = i
mot topes over the side, all on the | gt
~ fsame quarter, go that the lines may |
t. stréam Sear of the tog and of ench | cy, : rations, ho %
| : ; {| comet be counted pon, and tn the |
2 e the sporadic millions ap
pranstel will be so spremd out ovor |
the State as to really ‘accomplish po |
practical or perm :
The great State of Ohio years _g0
solved the good roads problem, when |
ih | ito a good fish, which is hauled and
p- played on the thin line with great care
{and patience, and proves to be a sik
{very morwong of six or seven pounds
: Ey oor handsome enough fish to
: the contrary, we drive with the tide
Over the reefs, a kind of schuapper bat.
studle, Many of the men In his com- |
after days 8ir Joho Steels declared |
thot in the public parks, as in most
. results.
ita I ature passed a law divil
ing the Stata nto districts and mak:
ing It compuléory upon each district!
to balld its own roads and keep then
in repeir, the landa themselves belny
taxed for the cost In proportion to
the benefits received. The owners of |
the lands put up an cnergetic Rick |
| against the scheme, bat the law stood
the test. with the result that Ohlo
to-day Eos the most perfect systein |
of public roads of not only anv Stale
Jo the Union, bet of any equal area
In the world.
otis cost he farmers & got
round som, and for several years the |
burden upon the land seemad almost
too heavy to bear, but the end just)
fled the means, sad now no farmer
would be willing
roads and take back his proportion |
of the cost.
to surrender the
The good roads have ore than re
fmbursed the lands for their cost, and
they are there for all time to come, the
Cf | keeping of them in repair being tN
very large extent a labor of love
Bt. Louis Star.
Birumtsone en
By the use of enretally and scien
tifieally prepared bituminous cements
skilfully mixed with crashed stone
ander the direction of men who have
Bad years of practical experience bn
handling bituminous unaterialy sulra
ble for street pavements, a great in|
provement ls made over the ordinary
method employed in constructing ma.
_eadam roads,
The advaniages of bituminous ma.
eadam properly coustrocted are its dur |
1 ability, ita being impervious to water,
frost prot dn winter, and preventing
mod, dost and loose stones in summer, |
It makes a clean, comparatively note. |
less and atteactive roadway, while the
ordinary macsdan: road in general nse
must say that my first |
Teally heavy schnapper warrants sil ;
the hopes that I had based on a some. |
| *hat long and Intimate Requsintanions |
: With bis feebler comin, the rod Brenm
- Joithe English channel. — London Trave
allows thi stones to loosen.
A bituminous macadam road ls wa
terproof. It does not absorh the ith of
the street, and prevents the washing
by heavy raine to which the ordinary
macadam rosd Is subject,
Good and uniform results — bet
obtained by the use of common coal
tar obtained from gas works in differ.
ent sections of the country. In fact, i
patible to securs a bituminoss
coment from the products of the aver
sge gas works which will produce
good result.
The construction of this form of road
way demands tho services of experts
obtained permission | 1. +»
in this line of work. The ordinary
coal tar bus bean tried repeatedly dur |
i With a very
few exceptions it Bay been a total fail
Mad nd vnlt wie
Iustered (n 50 strange a place. With.
ing the las: thirty years
The crown of a road when finished
may vary on different romds, or even
on different grades of the same roml |
from one-Balf Inch to ene Inch to the
foot. Of course, to inflexible data ean
be given nati] tha requirements of that
| special road are known.
Where the travel is ight a good road
can be bully with six inches of gravel! ©
and a Hght cont of crusted stone placed
on top. This works well on a steep
4 A New Emergency Drake,
A pew emergency Lirake fur electric
cars In described in no recent issue of
the London Elecirical Review. It con
sists of four shoes, of oak or beech.
two being placed between the wheels
Just over the rails on each aide of the
car. A small compressed-air eylinder |
i malntalued by a pump run from
ane of the car axles. When it is nee
eSsary to appiy the brike suddenly the
motorman simply touches a lever; ln
stanly all four of the brake shoes ars
jammed strongly down
radia. It = claimed that this brake
has stogped a trolley mr going at thy
rate of twenty miles an hour down 3
steep grade, within two of its ova
Chtety by Advertising.
A Lotidon journalist tells the bust|
aess mon of that community that the
surprising sufcess of Amerlians in
placing thelr products among the Eng
Hel people Is chiefly due to the skid
anid courage with which the Amerioans |
advertise. “They prove” he says
“the rremendons influence of advertis:
ing In ils effect on the sucess of an
industrial pation.” The article is a
striking tribute to the importance ofl
paoblicity to business. —
1a the 0 Le ex | ruske aud drioks his
| beaded upon the. highways of the
SARA part |
rift . "tt
: : ation | of thy everyday routine as breakfast |
fo tes, fencing and shocting, according
| fo his regiment, the soldier works hard os
inner arr be | p
I he mn Sr dinhes arrive eR nn years owing to its
remoteness and to the Inherent diff.
| writing In large classes, for In every
and by no pens Tuxrrious beds
Include “stehn—a cabbage BOOpDir |
i And the Russhui pound is ten por cent.
| passed on by the ehiet baggage master
i tiekeot,
In this country soon wears badiy onder |
traffic. mukiog mud or dust, sud soon |
pervived. He tock 3 the Situation at
against the!
trying to reform woplie's way of speak:
~ Phiiadeipiia, :
ton for the real work of
‘Every morning and every nl
Russtan soldinr is suLimon
ers. The services aro as tin
8d supper. No other ariny observes
fo pany religions cercmontes.
With drilling and ridiog groase
tween 11 and 12. Afterward, unt 2
o'clock, he niay sleep of rest. Two
Bours’ drilling is followed by tea. Be
tween Gand 7
iment stady the arts of reading and |
regiment they form a goodly company.
The teaching Is vodertaken by officers,
and consideriziz the simplicity of thelr |
pupils thelr duties are hardly snviable
At 7 o'clock comes upper: at 0 the
on ary agaliy sommonsl to prayers,
and afterward may seek thelr hard
The Rossfan soldier's diet ia largely
Yegetarian Favorit: dianer dishes
tities, pens, Leans, rearoni and va.
rious kinds of porridaes, eaten with |
cnlons and lard. Cnly half-a-pound |
of meat Is allowed each man dally.
less than in this country. Muoshrootus
are consumed In great quantities when
2 season. Three pounds of black we
uread are Inelnded In the dal’y rations,
and if any i= loft over, the men are at
liberty to sell the remains. As the sols |
dier's hread Is very nourtshisg and
purer than the ordisary baker's, the
extra rations sell well Io the way of
rick beer is too great a luxury for |
Ivan Ivanovited, so quenches his thirst
With “qvan” a cheap substitute, made |
from fermerted black bread. and very
Wholesome. On high days the soldiers
are regaled with vodka, often at thelr
officers’ expense. Pearson's Magazioe,
Beane Rights of Carpee,
A dead man Nas the same rights cs |
% live one. This question has been
at the Union depot, aul ft wie done
in a harry. tos. There were five live
persons and a deal man waiting for |
the deelsion. The coflln was placed In
thy baggage cor and then the trunks
of the five DeTHCDS Wore weighed,
The weight (xeeedod the 150 pounds
for each, but if the dend man wers
allowed bagzage. this would selves the
difeulty, The clerk bad never heard
ol much 8 thihg before. Ho refused
to cheek a trike oi the dead man's
“he trata wan ready fo start. The
fiva persons dil not ears to pay for the
BXCesn baggzge, neither did they live
to allow the liody to go slene. The |
Whistle of the train tooted its Crst
Just then thy chief bagrags Disster
a glance
"Check the treat hoe exclaimed,
And the five hurried off 13 time to
eateh thelr traf
Then Be explained to the elerk thine
the General Trafle Managers’ Asso.
ciation had passed on the question.
This organization decided that when
a full fare ticket is Pall for, for ihe
transportation of & corpse, the ticket
carries with Wo the regular bagrage
pri-tlege of “net to exceed 100 ponuds™
-Lenver Post
Erttish Navy Bottor Thao Ever,
*I have known the luner workings
of the ravy intimately for ten Years
Low, and I valesitatingly airs that
to mediocre ten of to-day are better
thal the best ren of ten years ago.
ia energy, thong ht, seal, brain power,
resoures, individuality, fo all these and
Kiadeed things the navy iz on a de
cided pp-grade. and the personnel of
the navy of the past la simply not ty
be compared with the savy of today.
“Ia all the rot around us, the Dnt 3
Navy {8 the ape thing healthy yer
The whole ait nnd object of medorn |
aval warfare Ix to quake the eae
lose his bead The officers and men
of the British Navy will Keep thele
heads longer than any -:hat is the ah
ject of all thelr train! Bi. In the nary, |
I a man has Jlstinguished Smal
he is ashamed of it raider than others
wise, he feels no pride in it, snd kiepn
quiet for fear of hiiviag the seer ing
epiphet, ‘ero’ appliod to un. To "dol
bls Job’ fa the begluning and end of
things with him. Fred T. Jane, in
Fortoightl; Review.
Ne Had the Best of Ir.
DPrefessor Blavk is something of a
€raak In the nutter of correctness of
speech. Lad ccvasionally makes him.
golf popleasant, not to say Huagres.
sole. to those about him by calling
Attention to thelr lapies Crom good
"What is the use, Corcell a” said in
wife to him on voe oceans. on, “of your
ng? X language is Ike a great river,
It takes ity courie, and you cantor cons |
tral in.”
“Ab, but you ean™ replied the pro.
fessor. “You can-at the mouth Look |
at the Mississinpl jetties.”
This effectually closed the outh ot
heen climbed. xty-t
1 and one-half degroos of north
the Hliterates of the Yer. |
charges prevent
merve impulse is fue to a progressive
81%, which produces |
ns good wite- Youth's s Companion.
| ditions of air, earth and water.
Mount St Elias is 5590 metres in
: | height, Mount it Paieweather Is 4040,
x higher ils sth that has never yet
It Hes in three
and In 155 degrees of west jongitode
and has been called Mount MeKin
ley. Its altitude is 5120 metres or or 20.
culties of the ascent.
In wether forecanting, 86 clouds
are worthy of such attention as fhe
citi clouds, which attain x greater
elevation than any others, averaging
in summer a hetght of five or six wiles :
alove the earth, Thelr sudden ape
penrance fn a clear sky in generally
a signal of foul wenther, especially
when thelr streamers have an upwasd
tendency, for this indicates that the oh
elonds are
raine. on the other hand. the formas
faillng After heavy
Hon of these clouds In often 8 sign
of improvement,
That the waves of light produce 4 8
mechanienl pressure, or push.
claimed years sgo by Maxwell, —
{ he made no experiments to prove his
theory. Experiments of that kind
have beens recently made. however. by
Professor Lebedew, of Moscow, whe
uses a radiometer somewhat resembe
Hog the Crookes instrument. with ite
revolving vanes. His device, however,
has a larger and more completely ex- oi
Eausted bulb, from which is excluded
the heating effect on which the move
ment of the Crookes vanes depend.
When the light falls on the vanes they
are driven before it, and the pressure
thus revealed comes within tes -per
cent. of that calculated by Maxwell
The effect is In proportion fo the
Snergy OF ihe Hat. and 1 wholly ta-
: of its color,
The complete theory of nerve stim-
nlation recently formulated by Pro
fersor Mathews. of the University of o
Chicago. fs concisely stated as fol
lows: The irritability of nerve proto.
plasm varies inversely with the sta-
bility of the hydrosol state of its
i brought about by Deguiive yt ectrica : :
charges. Chemieat stimulation is
really an electrical stimulation dae to
the charges which the fons bear.
Negitive ehnrges stimulate, positive
sumulation. The
precipitation of colloids by negative
charges. the negative charges being
regenerated by rhe precipitation of
rah succeeding mass of colloids. The
negative variation. in other words,
stimulates each succeeding segment
of the nerve, and is regenerated by
the change it produces in the collokis.
-Abaesthetics prevent precipitation. It
is not the valence, in uitimate analy-
the niovement of the charge, chemiest
stimulation being thus identical with
stimulation by Behe
‘A Remarkable Aavarsie——.
The following strange advertisement
| appeared recently in the Suancial eel
umn of the New Yak Mall and Ex
business experience, hans wife and
children, three girls, youngest seven,
ote boy (Protestants), frugal clever,
interesting Christian family, seeds at
wace $000 cash — $2000 to invest in
business (mercantile, $3000 to pay for
a howe beautifully located in best soe
vial and religious surroundings in mod:
erg city of I154XM); climate perfect,
pletsant and healthful: desires some
true, Kind lady or person young or
old, who would appreciate an ideas
family home and the love and friend
stip of a trae and worthy family to
furnish Sim this amount of nds and
make his or ber home lmmediately
with and as one of his family for Mee,
to share wilh them their welfare and
interest through lite, amd to have their
truest and best care, sympathy and
love: write fully at ouce. Address L.,
P.O. Box 211, Greensbare, N.
Welght and Tenacity of Metals,
Cast iron weighs 444 pounds t= he
enbic foot, and a one-inch square Lup
Will sustain a weight of 18,500 pov. is;
Lronge, weight 520 pounds tens. 4
S0.000; wronght iron, weight 480, vue
ity, 30,000: bard “stroek™ steel, wo it
0, tenacity T8000; aluminum, weight
168, tennelty Sooo
We are accustonied to think of
tietals being stronger than wood, aud
50 they are, generally spemking. it puiy
pieces of the same size be tested. When
equal weights of the two materials are
compared, it ls then found that several
varieties of wom are stronger - than
ocdimtry steel. A bar of phe just as
beavy us a bar of steel an toed square
will hold up 125.000 pounds: the bes.
ash 175.000 pounds, and sowe hemioek
L =O0000 pounds.
TT da a
Baron Adolphe de Rothschilds leg.
| acy of almost priceless gold and silver
piate has been installed in the room
ln the Louvre set aside for that pur