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:\ SCHUYL1$;.Q9UEi1TX_;Q1iRQHl_C2LE; APRIL 24.. 1913. The H ig lril\a’ THE THRIUH-A-WEBKA, VEDIPION SCHOLAR STATESM EN. The ixxdon-semeni of :1 nostrum by 11 clergyman, above all by a bisliop, has for -hundreds of years been all that was necessary to obtain recognition for such a remedy from 11 believing public. Bishop Berkeley set all .Britni_n to drinking‘ tar water. Supposedly hz1v~ ing -received bene from\ the use of tar water when 111 of the eolic, he publish- ed a work on “The Virtues of Tar Wa- ter,\ on which he said he had bestowed more pains than on any of his produc- tions. and a few months before his. death he published his last Work,-~“Fu1~ ther Thoughts on Tar Water.” That was in\ 1753. That tar water had not passed out ofvfavor in rural England in the time of Charles Dickens is made evident in a laughable incident in “Great Elxpectations.”whe1'e Pip, by a substitution of tar water in a bottle of wine, gives Uncle Pumblechook, corn chandler and seedsman, opportunity\ to take a long swig of Bishop Berkeley’s ‘ciire-all. much to that eminent seeds- n1an’s astonishment and disgvl’st.—Ps.ll Mall Gazette. ‘ The Bishop's Tat‘ Water. CONTINENTAL SCRAIP. PLMITKNG SPONGES. OF THE The highest navigable body of water ln the world is Lake Titicaca, which lies in South America about midway between the Horn and the equator. With a size nearly as great as Lake Erie, it is two miles above the level. of the sea and is continually shrouded in the clouds and mists of the Andes. Rugged. rocky islands dot its surface. and it possesses dozens of great, un- explored bays. Its average depth is 1,000 feet—nearly twice that of Lake Superior——-but in many places bottom has never been found. -The lake nev- er freezes, although, because oi? its height, it is situated in 21 land of al- most perpetual wlnter. Along the shores are ruins of great cities, prob- _ably of the Incas, but so ancient are they that even the Indians have no idea or their origin or history. Several steamers ply over the lake and carry on a valuable trade in gold and other products. of the 1nountains.—New York Mail. England's Distinguished. List-, From Bacon to Morley. ’ What a Two Dollar Bill of the Year 1774 Looked Like. Methods of Making Thom Grow In Use Néw York‘ ,“Wor1d' For nearly three centuries ‘there .»has. been a cldse. z1ss0<:iuti.un between scholarship and’stz1-tesrimnshila in Eng- land. From‘ the time of Francis Ba- con. ,to that 0: Lord Morleyof Black- burn there have seldom bees’! wanting among the conspicuous leaders 0! Que or the other of the great parties some men who were deeply. interested ‘in [lent-nlng or letters and some who had earned distinction as writer's o_r stu: dents. ' “ on the Florida Coast. _On_e of the few pieces of contiueximl Scrip now in existence is owned bf! :11 Biscayne bay. Sugar Loaf key, An- clote keys and Key West. on the Flor- ldu coast. are the principiil places in this country Where experiments in sponge culture have been made. .'.1‘he various methods are as follows: , \Seed\ sponges are cut; into small pieces and, after having been attached by wiring or spindle to circular or tri-. angular cement blocks. are dropped or lowered (depending upon the depth) to rest on the ocean bottom, where they remain for a year or two until they reach a size proper for commercial pur- poses. They are then taken by the hook. when new cuttings are attached and the cement blocks let down again. Another method was to string them on a‘ wire held horizontal by stakes driven in the bottom. [In doing this. however, various di arose. The sponges became loose and rotated on- the Wire. enlarging the hole made through them. and the action of the salt water corroded and destroyed the wires until. after many \trials and ex- periments, :1 lead wire wit_t_i_g_mc9_x_)per core was successfully used--St. Nich- olas. Practically a.1)ai1§‘t111e’mce%oI efweekw former teacher at Shortridge high spheol. ‘ It was given to her at Christ- mas time in 1868 by a fellow teacher. The piece measures about 5% by 21/5; inches and is framed to show both sides. Within an intricate leaf and ,b1'anch border design. on the front side. is printed: “This indented bill of $2 shall entitle the bearer thereof to receive bills of exchange, payable in London. or gold and silver, at the rate of 4s. 6d. ster- ling per‘ dollar for the said bill. ac- cording to the directions of an act of assembly of Ma1:_vIund. Dated in An- napolis. this ]0th_ day of April anno Domini. 1774. William Eddis H. Lap- ham.\ Io.'o.the1r 1te,wspa_pe_i--in the worm gives an . \ . much at so low a price. The great Presidential vcampiayign will soon begin and y<>u3wi11 want the news accurately and promptly. The World long: since established a rpcord for im- partiality, and anybody can ,a‘ ! T,hi\ice-a-Week edition which comes every other day in the week, except Sunday, It will berof particqlar _v_a’lue to you now, The Thrice-a,-Week World alsti abbunds in other strong -features, serial stories, humbr, markets, cartoons; in fact, everything that is to be found in a ! daily. Englnnds political history is rich in names. like those of Sir William Tem- ple. Bolingbroke, Pulteney, Garteret. Burke. -Fox. Canning, Derby. Glad- stone. Beacons and Salislmry. not to mention those of Swift. Addison, Grote. Macaulay and Mill. whose own- ers would‘ be remembered. or had at least the power to make themselves re- membered. if they had never taken an active part in public ali“uirs. Of En_::lzm‘d’s prime ministers during the past hundred. _Vel_.l.I‘S one wrote bril- liant satirical verse: _:_ulotl1er translat- ed Homer: another was the author of the best political novels in the English l21n,=.ruu,v:e: another amused his leisure with classical schola‘t-ship and theolog- ical contrnversy: another occupied him self with serious scienti research; another has added to our libraries some clmrmlng historical and bio- graphical studies.——Edinbnrgh Review. ' ‘THE TI-IRICE-A-_WEEK .WORL_D’S regular subscription price is only ‘$1.00 per year; and t;his_pays for 156 papers. We o this unequalled , newspaper and the SCELUYLER CoUN'r,Y CHRONICLE to- gether for one year for $1.50. In an upper corner of the reverse side is a picture. about an inch and a half square, representing the British crown. at each side of which is a tiny picture of :1 man. One of the men is represented u§ holding a spade, while from the hand of the other daug»les.41- on :1 string. At eaeh_ end on this side of the scrip are the words. \ 'Tis death to counterfeit,\ and at the bot- tom are the names of the printers. A. G. and P‘ Green.-Indianapoiis News. The Too Good Alibi. The regular subscription price of the two papers 1s $2.00 yer year. There is no defense so familiar to criminal courts as the ulihi, proof that the accused was not near ‘the scene of aT 1‘F ted. There is no defense more satis- factory. except when it is too good. A too good ‘alibi is one of the most sus- picious things on earth. When an ac- cused mnn brings witnesses who swear to his whereabouts for each qnlnute of the period in question the jury begins to doubt. The foreman of the jury cannot prove where he was at the same time with that much assurance. Probably the- judge cannot. How does the accused man happen to have that proof which others luck? Are his Wit- nesses Iying. or was the crime commit- ted earlier than the state thinks, and is the alibi a ‘'plant?’’ Honest men, going unthinkingly about honest busi- ness, cnn seldom prove their where- abouts minute by minute. The fellow who knows the need of an alibi has one ready.—Chicago Journal. Where the Earth’s Crust ls Thinnest. “Italy is visited by ‘an excessive number of earthquakes and Volcanic disturbances because it is the newest part of the earth’s_ surface.” declares M.'Peprett of Paris, :1 French geoio- gist of authority. People. especially those living in the western hemis- phere. look_ upon Europe and all of the eastern hemisphere. in fact, as the “old World.” which, taken one way. is right. But in the matter of the formation of the earth's crust,‘ which geologists now agree is the result of the cooling of the great molten mass that makes our earth, it so happened that the section round about Italy was-the last to cool and conseq has not yet cooled to sogreat a depth as other portions of the world. This, then, makes Italy the newest part of the Wonld’s surface. if our geologists are correct in their es- timation regarding the tardiness in the cooling of that particular section.- New York American. ‘Mrs. Linn Williamson of Rheims has a of 44 Rhode Island Bed and Brown Leghorn hens which dur- ing the months of February and March laid 1,028 eggs. One of the Brown Leghorn -pullens began laying when -onesday less than three’ months old. Now, who can beat. either of these records‘?—‘- Hammondsporb Herald. Always Ready to March. \There lsn't an army» post in the United States whose garrison couldn’t make rendy inside of an hour to start off for any point.\ said an army o “Clockwork? Well, the:-e’s nothing mechanical about it. A man naturally is ready when he sleeps and llves with his equipment at all times. There would be no confusion. How could there be when a trooper has his clothes. his gun. his bandolier with its ninety rounds of ammunition. his web belt: with ninety rounds of ammuni- tion and his twenty-four hour emer- gency ration thuj; he always keeps in his halversack? 'l‘he tentage is always lying: ready for use. and when tl1e'men _are going on 11 short mulch two men: share a small spelter tent. half of which is carried by each man. Yes. sir. right after the bugle sounds, in half an hour. a man can sort out his belongings and be ready to go any- where.\—-New York Sun. A His Masterpiece. The greatest comic artist in the world drew a caricature of a woman's‘ hat. The picture was so funny that he al- most had to laugh at it himself, but when he showed it to his Wife. she never cracked a smile. What Would You Do? \What w‘ould you do. if you were a millionaire?\ was the question pro- pounded to me. little boys of a_'n east side school the other’ day. OR IA For Infants and children. The little. east siders' answers were interesting. some of them Wrote: . “1 would have‘ :1 house with rooms \W“eT€h\1iIu‘(1\\o_f*use.\su'ch as sitting‘ room. bedroom and dining room.” “1 would buy banks and be a bank president at 11 large salary.” “Don’t you like it?” inquired the art- ist. The Kim!:Ynu;H:ate¢A1wa.y§,B1J11gl “Like it?\ she replied. “Of course I like it. It’s the dearest, sweetest. loveliest hat I ever saw in my life. Why do you- Waste your time on those horrid comic pictures when you are capable of designing beautiful things like‘ this? I'm going right down and have ‘my milliner make me one just like it!\ And she did. ‘Bears the Signature of “I would live on Fifth ave-n_ue in a clean house and buy autos and chari- ots.\ . A. F. Adam, who. has conducted the Warner House in Cohocton for a “few years, has purchased the property of L. S. Veeder for $10,000. The hotel was built in 1848vby the late Thomas Warner at a. cost of between $30,000 and $40,000. . ‘ How He Would Take It. “‘I would be proud of my situation and also glad. and I would own agtos and earn money by. hiring them out.” “I would feast my peasants; also in- stitute an education school.” ‘ England's “Basket Justices.” President Lincoln used to tell :1 wild» cat currency story. It was to the ef- fect that he was going down the Mis- sissippi rlver on a steamboat when the pilot announced to the captain that they were out of Wood. The captain said, “Well, put; into the first wood pile.” The bottomed boa‘t was run up to the mud shore, and the captain hailed :1 man who was walking among several piles of wood. Centuries ago justice in England was not administered nearly so im- partially as it is now. There were the “basket justices.” who received their nickname from the presents openly handed up to them in court by suitors. And in more recent times there were the “trading justices.\ satirized by Fielding in \Amelia.\ Towlisend. the celebrated Bow street runner, in his evidence before :1 parliamentary com- mittee in 1816 described how these justices used to issue batches of war- rants every day \to take up all the poor devils on the streets so as to charge them 461. each as bail. Only the penniless 'o‘l1‘enders were sent to gaol,_ and a morning‘s wb1'I: would sometimes produce £10 ($50)? after which the worthy magistrate _and his clerk would adjourn to 11 neighboring hostelry for’ refreshment. -— London Graphic. ‘ Mo1'a1.—You (-an‘t (-aricature a wo- man's hat.—-_-London Tit~Bits. “I would buy ‘the subway and get rich by charging 10 cents.'\—New Ydrk Tribune. - A Feat In shorthand. Although Henri Blowitvl was Paris correspondent of the -London Times for thirty years. he never learned to write English. This gap in his acqulrements led to the performance of 21 renmrknble shorthand feat on the part of J. G. Al- ger. one -of his colleagues. Every day Blowitz used ‘to dictate his article in French. and Mr. Alger would take it down in shorthand in English. How inany are there. even among those per- fectly equipped in both languages. on- pable of such :1 perl’ormance?—London Spectator. No Reward For a Tin Mine. Children Cry FOR Fl.ETcHER'S C A S T O R I A For some unknown reason there is a Widely prevalent idea: that the United States offers :1 reward for the discov- ery of :1 tin mine that can he worked at a prom. Many letters are received by the geological survey every year asking about this supposed reward. Where the rumor started is unknown. but it seems to be fostered by un- scrupulous or lgrnorant persons who have mining stock to sell. The sur- vey’s olilcials say that the United States does not offer and so far as known to. them never has offered a reward for the discvery of .11 tin mine or any other mine- - Opposition to state education in the past was due largely to a belief that too much learning was not good for the masses. The worthy Hannah More even, who was one of the most ear- nest Supporters of the movement-for the establishment of schools for the poor in England, had very de ideas as to how far the children should be educated. The curriculum, she de- clared, should comprise only reading the Bible and the catechism, and “such coarse works as may fit the children for servants.\ addilig decisively, “I al- ewLof—-n(r—xx=i'i \ <-a_go News. . A Queer View of Education. Good only is great. and generous and frui‘t;f1 “\Vill you sell your wood?”\he shouted. , Men know nob how great a. revenue frugality is.--Cicero. “Yes.” came the reply. “For cash?” “Yes.\ “Take wildcat currency?” “Certainly.\ “Well. how will you take it?\ A ‘merry heart; makebh a. cheerful count.enance.—-—Pmverbs. So Generous of Him. The mgswer came buc-k‘ without besi- -tution. \Cord for c-orc‘..”—.\'ew York '1‘in1e.~'. -'. Children Cry FOR FLETcHER’S “So poor uld Johnson has failed? Too bad! He m'omi:<ed me somethjng yes- te1'dxI.V. but muv in .ms t1°o11blg.l won’t hold him to it.\ A Reasonable Favor. E The Scot Caddie. \Here is :1 ~'lul'_\' nf_:x wmnan who says that [)l'(*.~‘i-‘IL! u1:u'rin::¢= Inws make woman: tin» .~‘I:I\'9 ur mun.\ said Ilm squzuto jmvud mnmm as slw mnked up from the In-xvwmwr ' \\\'l| duu‘t tlwy Hlf(n'w- tlw law. then?\ nwekly nslu-«I ,\lr l‘lvupv('lit:.- Buffnln l'Ix[H'+-ss. \So you have detemnincd to sue me for breach of proml.~=e?\ Of the Scot caddie’s contempt for lesser calliugs than the go]fer’s there _n,re;11_z;ny42g:a ;n.111es._ ,,:&,J.>_1'_<>j_f:e_s:s9,1':.1.1_oJ2, Putter. but :1 Scot of equal eminence—- was making :1 very poor show on the green. The caddie eyed him loftily and then sighed. \Aye. aye. professor. ye may be verra at the mathe- -matics. but it taks'a man 0‘ genuine abeelity tae be a gow’fer!”—Windsor -Magazixxe. - ' ‘\I‘lmt‘s vc-r_v 5.-*enm'ous at’ you. What was it?” “ -'is:;l:u1;:lxtuu's_,11:u1c1 .1x1TmaLrri:1ge.”— Boéton ’1‘1'zmao-ript. Heaven never ‘helps the man who ~Wi—l1~netr;»act—.~—-Sopboclesr—~—— T —~——~V—~— Way Behind the Times. “Yes.“ \With d:nna;::es':\ \Of cnursc.\ ~He==Is=t>his-‘ti:e—ue\v~cook—%—l3re:ul~?—I never ate better. She-Yes, but sbe’s woefully unsfeienti Á up» to date at all. I asked her if she knew wlmt caused the ‘bread to rise and she said it was the yeast. Said she'd never heard of femnentation! Tm not at all sure l want to keep l1er.——Cleveland Plain Denier. ' _ Patience is the most. necessary thing 1n this world.-Confucius. All He Said. “Well. say. I've got just one favor to ask of you. Don't sue me for less than $100.000. I lmven‘t got :1 dollar in the world that I (-an WI” my own. und it migllt In-In my «-rvdit.\—ClevpInnd Plain Dc-zl|0l'. Ot is this. Murphy? Ser- geant complains that you called him names. Private Murphy—Plnze. sur. 1 never c-nllvvzl him (my names at all. All I said was. \Sergeant.\ says 1. \some of us ought to be ‘in a mem1g- e1'i.e.\-—l.ondun ’.l‘lt-Bits. He who is feared by many fears m'9.ny.—Ger-man Proverb. Frugalnty Children Cry C A ST 0 R. I A \Jnlm. dmlr. ifs tun had that we lmvu tn mm-n nml .-:|ve and el'nlIulH|'/.9 uu everytlxhlu W0 NUS‘ ls—-is tlwre sm-tn :4 thin: :1.»-n unmwy tru.<1':“ “Ye-.~'. lnvv: I think tllm-9 is\ (I’zIu.<9.| “Jolm. vlunr whv r1nn'r vmv jnln It?\ - l.ulIi.\'\‘I||u 1'nur‘u-r Juurunl A Girlish Scheme. A Model Cookbook. “Your daughter plays some very ro—- bust pieces.\ __ ' _ “She's got 11 bean in the parlor.\ growled Pa Wombat. “and that loud music is to drown the sound of her mother Washing the dishes.\ — Ex- change. °'Whur-—_vm1 Intro wrllteu an new cookbouk fur _vmu- \\'if'v? I-Imv (lid you do it'.{\ ‘ Where They Go. “Mn, where do tbetrees put their green dresses when winter comes?\ “In their trunks. my dear.”—Baltl- more American. “Bjinks has In-ulu-n his Pll'.!:l::(‘»mPllT with .\li:~',~' 1-1:1n.<Inn_ Iw .<::_vs “ \\\'l1y did he hr:-:11: it?\ No protecting deities’ are wanted if there is prudence.—Juvena1. L \IC:'x.~'_v nnuu;:h I wrote the name of em-h dish and umlortn’-ma '( the res- tamrarnt wherp it out) he had 'ne.~:t.\-- l<‘!i¢-;.:e>.mlo Rlnrtor “Sim dm-id:-«I She‘ wmndn'r Ill2ll'!'S' him, uml he said he \\'nnMn‘I lw muzzlm-d to :m_\' girl whu wmm|n't mm'r,v him\- Ne-Tv York Mzlii Want; of care does us more harm than want of knoW1ed.g'e..—-Frapklin. - From His Heart He Spoke. When Language Fails. The I.nvenfor—That machine can do the work of ten— men. Visitor-Gee Whizl. My wife ought to have xnargi - lt!—-Puck. ‘ Wife of His Bosmn mestic dit’ferenc*eI — -nurse of do- ’-«IZ Brute? Tal kative Resolve to be thyself and know that who himself loses his misery.- Matbhew Arnold. Teacher--Elmer. you may de the word “respect.” Little Elmer-I't‘1s the feeling one kid has for another what can lick him.—Chicago' News. A man nu .~:oun¢-r;:¢-1z~*. old enougzh to knn§v\ now to talk we-ll whpu he learns the \'nlm- of not tnll<in;: at all.-~.\'ew ()rle-:In,- Pi('«'l_\‘Hl|l‘ Accommodatxhg Ru Pig! Monster! x'.e-ust! Oh, I wish you knew whht I tlxomzlxt‘ of you! -—London l’m1<'h. llu.-Inund I-ix .|H\'v I wnm .-mm-~ lhim: r'YI'Hil)L' In r+=:ul ~un:o-Ihim.’ l'P:H- I_\‘ hIm)d¢-urrHin:.'i He-lpful \~\'it'u Hvr» Is my «lz'exs.~‘z!x:|keI\< hill (INlI'(‘.<I Likewise Last. Nobody’ knows wlntx Not His Say‘. in ‘V e chances arepsbe spake ton News and.Cou1-ier‘. - Beggs—\\‘h:xt do _\‘ull s:1_\' to your wife Ja,':;.'s——l\uuli.s'h man! What mnkces you think I get :1 (‘hguu-9 M f:.1‘lk? ' ' .\‘ilIi«-u.s~—-A mun m-v(_>r nears the best n1i @T. ণণণӜӜӜਝ - z-us .\‘u; hr-.4 do.-Id thou -—Philadelphia lnstmctive Translation. Rm-c ml Mmhe-1' Juhn. I had 2: vurv tum-hing Ietu-r~ from uur my l“r:Inl: lud:’I._V‘ [\zlt.lI9l‘-Haw mm’-h did he much you for’: Bnltinurw Arm-u'l<'.'m. - .F‘ortune is not on ,the side of the faint 'henrtea.—-é-Sophocles. ' No rush to !mH'I«- ntmw.~z for sin in the tvnt.—~»(:. (‘fmzmlwll .\Im-gun. .ln_\'sx su-v nut the nmporty of the rich ixlunu [-lnrm-e. 1».-z.:&’zI.--‘c4i:.1~s.5.1.z¢ 5.’ .. 3 ‘* E as %iE%éTEM? WW3 WE lLP1:oduces Bette5rF%Farin1i«ng ‘ * ,‘ 7HE. ‘farmerjwho has a. Bell Tele- Ipho’n‘_e~ is“ able to keep in :-close‘ ‘ r » touch with his market. ' His ‘pron-apt knowledge ‘of price changes often results in a“goodTmar.gin‘ on crops or live stock. . A sniall portion of the additional pro gained through use of the; telephone would pay for a year’.’.s cost of Bell Tele- -phone‘ Service; - g I , .. % THE BEST? FllN‘0 ‘IN THE WORLD FOR 'l'IlE HONEY sow on ma EASIEST mus Evan ~ ' ‘ A stool, scarf, mi1sic' book, one yéa1{’s tuning, an absolute guarantee and an delivery ‘a chargesJvith:eaehmup1righ.topiano..;- -. . , .Q A - ' » ' . WE HAVE ALSO THE ‘IDOYLEMAQRX PLAYER-PIANO’ v As a .busin‘_ess_Ap1‘oposition you should‘ install a ‘Bell Telephone. « _ T £9.87? Telepltonc is g‘ Long Distance Station’. A A D. 'ANDRUs co. % Established 1860 and Growing r.vé%since. ~ . 309 3. WATER sfr., ELMIRA, N. Y. NEW YORK TELEPHONE KCOMPANY ' '1!» D. S.£‘*.Ii(}i'aas &(Zo. Are Agent; for Steinwlays’ A Kranich LA S.chmer; » And Twenty Other Pianos Be$ide_s‘ t]1Ie1 Pianola V i P1ayer— M ' Pianos.

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