Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Fairbanks Evening News: Wednesday, September 12, 1906 - Page 2

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Fairbanks Evening News (Newspaper) - September 12, 1906, Fairbanks, Alaska                                FAIRBANKS EVENING NEWS Printed Every Week-Day Evening by the Tanana Publishing Company, (Incorporated) W. F. Thompson, Manager. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Single Copies .25 Dally, delivered In the city, per month Special Representative WILL A. STEEL, Room 504, Cclman. Block, Seattle, Wash. ADVERTISING AGENTS R. J. Cooper Advertising Agency, IS St., San Francisco, Gal. Chapman Advertising Agency. Com merclal Bldg., Portland, Ore. Charles H. Fuller Company, 112 Dear- born St.. Chicago, 111. H. W. Kastor A Sons Co. Bldg., St. Louis, Mo. Lacleed THE MASTER'S FOOL. He was slow In action an' slow o tpeecb, Th' dullest boy In th' village school An' th' name he bore In th' counlrj 'round Was th' homely one o' "th' master's fool." But lack o' knowledge o' figures an' words, An' o' things pertalnln' to earth au sun, By a few was forgotten In kindly tho't O' how well his chores on th'. farm were done. Yet th' master frowned when he came to school At his timid attempts t' write an speU, An' would say that th' end o1 a lad like him Was a thing one easily might foretell An' th' boys would laugh at his trou bled face. An' thrust a sly loot In th' narrow aisle. As he stumbled back to his lonelj seat With an' achln' heart an' a tearfu' smile. ,WoU. years rolled OP ta> war broke out, th' "master's tool" was the first to go. An' th' news came back that th' "dull- est boy" Was th' bravest o' those who faced th' toe. As o' th' they learned by degrees things he did They ceased to think o' th" early days When he failed to master hlo books at school. An' spoke o' him only in words of praise. At length they heard that th' "dullest boy- Was a captain, commandln' score upon score O' th' boys once ready to laugh and Jeer As he sat to gloom near th' school- house door. When th' war was done an' th' troops came home They were warmly welcomed with tears o' joy. An' valiant major no other was Than th' one they had known as "th' dullest boy." Tho' his honors were many, he turned to his plow. An' his humble tasks o' th' farm once more Were performed la th' modest and thorough way That they used to bo in th' days before. An' th' things he had never been able to learn He began to master, an' many a look As he lay at nooa la th' ccolln' shade beeowed >a th' '.eaves o' some useful 'Ch' city at last lei his steps away. mnster's as th' years went by, As a light became to his fellowmon An' th' star o' his greatness rosi on high. An' when ho returned to his child hood's home, Where th' boy was once th' jest o th' school, They called him governor, bowin' low An' rejoiced to honor "th' master's fool." W. Sterns. FICTIONAL SUV OF ESCAPE FROM DARTMOOR M, Quad Fills Space With Dream of a Fog on Dart- moor's Moors. Convict No. 6800, whose name was James Shelburne. was working on tho moor farm with others when the fog came up. H came rolling across tho wide moor like a billow of smoke from a cannon's mouth One minute there was sunshine orer all, with the hor lion five miles in another thi -guards were out otbe and 1-conTicts Into line and no "eye. could penetrat' dlaUnce of ten feet. Shol bis spade and ran. HI at by other convicts by guards and he ran agalns iiocitcd over two or three u't bo escaped. That Is, he got awa: Irom the bunch of prisoners herde  breakfast. She ain't dead, is "God forbid! Let us go inside am see her." 'What Is it when folks shi asked, as she led the way Into a bed roon. "They never speak he an swered. as he looked into the face o a woman lying dead. If he had neve seen death before he would hav known It was there. "Poor little girl." he said, as he ben down and kissed her. "Won't mother speak no "Never." "And I'll have to go and live wit Aunt Sarah at "Yes." "Well, then, 111 go, but I don't wan to, for Aunt Sarah don't like me vcr well. You come from where they shu up the bad men, but you don't seem to be bad." "Not so very bad, I hope. Listen t me. I have a wife and little girl, way way off. I have not seen them fo years. I want to get to them. you help "Why, of course I she re- plied. "They must be longing to see you. If you are hungry you may ea all you want to. Do you want to g home in those ugly "God forbid! My little girl woul run away from mo in fear." "Then you con take some clothe that father left. Have you got an "Not a farthing." "Aunt Sarah sent us 10 pounds th other day. You shall have half of it. The convict picked her up and kiss- ed her, and when she saw tears In hi eyes she brushed them away with he hand, and said: "If you was a bad man you neve would cry. s Yes, you shall see you wife and little girl again "And If the men come p.fter me? "I won't tell." An hour later Convict No. 6800 let tho house In anothe.r garb, with package of food under his arm and 5-pound note In his pocket. He she tears again as he kissed the little ol face held up to his, and the child re- turned his kiss, and said: "Tell your little girl that Nanc sends her love. Maybe mother wi speak again. I must go and seo. she don't speak by noon then I mns go to tho squire's house and tell them she Js dead. Yes, say that Nanc WATER KITES. Cites That Are Able to Fly Beneath the Water. The flying of kites was for many ears regarded as childish sport, but those toys, as men were wont to re- gard them, have become in tho present ay most valuabl aids to science. But the strangest of all kites yet in- ented Is one constructed by the fam- >us Swedish engineer, Sjoatrand. This kite is not to be flown in the air. It Is to fly beneath the waters of he sea. Thls novel kite is '-t Hfc'ht canvas adjusted to but strong metal frame, and in shape is not dis- similar to the aorlal kite except that t is made In two sections, the lower .nd smaller one depending from the upper, with which it is connected by a :ort of coupling. The object sought by Mr. Sjostrand was to provide ships with an ever ready automatical guard or watch that would give Instant alarm If the essel enters shoal waters and is approaching spot where the depth is not sufficient 'or safety. The under water Kite is fasieued to i thin wire cable attached to a winch on deck. When the kite Is thrown overboard it sinks in consequence of the oblique pressure brought to bear upon It by tho water, juflt as the land kite is raised and maintained aloft by the pressure of the air. With the winch the kite is lowered or raised at will, and before a portion of this winch Is a scale and register that tells the depth In fathoms or meters al which It Is floating. Tho curve of the cable to which kite Is attached never varies whatever California Califof] WHERE THE AUTOS the speed of the vessel or tho condi- tion of the so that the kite always romnlns at tho exact depth "y winch. The purpose of the water kite Is to float beneath or beside the ship at depth that is sufficient to Insure safety. If, at any time, day or night, the ower section of the kite strikes hot- om the "signal pencil." as it Is called, nstantly releases the coupling with which it Is secured to the upper sec- Ion and an alarm bell is sounded on he deck of the endangered vessel. Precautions can at once be taken to ecure Its safety. The kite meanwhile Is drawn up, readjusted and thrown overheat d to maintain Its faithful watch. During recent experiments with this submarine kite it was noticed that the- vessel was followed by whole schools of fish, that semed fascinated by the queer, new Inhabitant of the ocean. The flsh disappeared when the ves- sel came to anchor and the submerged kite lost Its motion. WHY do we say: "Mind your p's and BECAUSE, In ancient limes, behind the door of each ale-house there hung a slate, on which was written, P., which stood for pint, and Q., which stood for quart. A number was placed opposite each customer's name. accord- Ing to the amount he Imbibed. He was not expected to pay until Satur- day evening, when he had to "mind his p's and q's." HAVETHEIR BEING From the just west of New- ark, almost to the Delaware river, is To be more exact, Hills to Morristown, a ills- itance e.ut and west of about ntteen miles, spanned by three turnpil.es, there are the homes of t.ijOO rich per- sons, each of whom maintains an au- tomobile. Each of the families has a home commensurate, with an auto- mobile. A few of them uavu several motor cars, but It is a rare house that does not have at least one. The roads stretching across the state to the Delaware and from Trenton and New Brunswick northward to Orange county, New York, are perhaps the best in tho country. For tho moat iart they are turnpikes and afford an deal territory for automoblling, em- bracing an area of approximately a housand square miles In which there s a -diversified scenery with Just enough ot hill-climbing to break the uonotony and not enough to tax a ar beyond its capabilities. Morris and Essex counties are the great centers of automobile ownership. Moie automobiles are registered irom there than from any district In the country, New York city alone except- od. The i-MJdonts there have only one cauao for alarm and one coin- niou and chief object in life, and that s to prevent the admission of trolle> car lines. Into their The trolleys have indeed Invaded the Or- P. S. WHITNEY DENTIST OFFICE OVER FIRST NATIONAL BANK POETRY OF LABOR. These verses, which have places In scores of od scrap books, were primed n newspapers in all parts of the Uni: ed States a quarter of a century aso. Whether or not they originally peared anonymously have been tin- able to learn, for In no instance do we find the name of the author accom- panying the poem. The lines are grace- fully written, and the dignity of toll is pictured with a vigor and fidelity to truth which make the poem especially appropriate for readers of the Scrap Book at a time -when nearly all the states in the union are preparing for the celebration of Labor Day. Anonymous. Toll swings the axe, and forests bow; The seeds break, out In radiant bloom, Rich harvests smile behind the plow. And cities cluster round the loom; Where towering domes and tapering spires Adorn the vale and crown the hill, Stout labor lights its beacon fires, And plumes with smoke the forge and mill. The monarch oak, the woodland's pride, Whose 'trunk is seamed with light- ning scars, Toll launches on the restless tide. And there unrolls the flag of stars; The engine with its lungs of flame, And ribs of brass and joints of steel, From Labor's plastic fingers came, With sobbing valve and whirling wheel. 'Tls Labor works the magic press. And turns the crank In hives of toll, And beckons angels down to bless Industrious hands on sea and soil. Here sun-browned Toll, with shining spade, Links lake to lake with silver ties Strung thick with palaces of trade, And temples towering to the skies. LOCAL MENTION Lex McNeely and Callle Quarles made their evening call at Arch Keef's Sunday evening. A certain young man said Miss Zenla Lockhart is the handsomest young lady In Ground Hog Hollow. Payon Smith said Caesar White's head looked like a canned trout. Miss Ida" Land said Tom Long was the Illy of Sagegrasstown. Miss Esther Cheek is piecing quilts. Buck Downan Is hanging his hat on John Vanhooser's Tenn., News. GOODS GOING TO RICHARDSON. D. A. McCarty is shipping a lot of freight up to Richardson this fall. He has said all along that Tenderfoot would turn out to be one of the big- gest producers, and has consistently backed his statements up by invest- ments. The provisions he is shipping go to his post at Richardson, and the machinery to work some of his many properties In. the up river country. anges and have stolen along the Or- ange mountain slopes to Milburn. But 'urther than that tho residents of the neighborhood are flrm in their reso- utlon that they shall not come. They have the railway and hey have torses and automobiles quite sulhcicnt 'or their own use, and the trolley car means a leveling downward of society, the breaking up of the cxclusiveneBs n which they take more than pride, and moreover the interference with he motor car movement, which Is heir great pastime. The other evening a part} of auto- moljlllsta running lo Summit from Dover over the mountain pike after 12 distance of sixteen miles, .net. seventy-cue automobiles ia a triite iess than an hour's run. Passing a loine near Morristown, where a lawn tj just breaking up, forty-five motor cars were counted ranged up in the driveway waiting for Lheir owners. from Summit to Morristown, through dlaou and Chatham villages, ill- lance of nine miles, Just before Hie evening dinner hour, more than a bun- dred cars were Along the roads that run from Summit to Elizabeth, to Plainfleld, to New Bruns- wick, o Newark, to .Moutclair and on to Patcrbon the automobile procession i.s almost continuous. Long Island atlers road sif not always yootl onus. NVestcliester coun- t> and the country east and north of- for vurlot} along Its few direct lines of turnpike, but norther New Jeisey is certainly the motor car's paradise for the reason tahat few of Its high- cross railroad lines .it grade, that eiun for short distances or moie roads are available, and for the further reason that by prliaie sub- scription the main turnpikes from Trenton through all the country nortli and east are kept oiled in order to keep down tho dust. So frequent are the motor cars along the highways that horses no longer pay any attention to them, and a source of danger and alarm is thus being eliminated and will probably pass altogether before long. The only obstacle at present Is the severe mo- tor law of the state, but the residents of this neighborhood have conformed In advance to Its provisions with ref- erence to licenses, and the mounted who patrol the roads in Es- sex and Morris counties seem to re- gard it as their duty to protect tho automobiles and to view speed with a slow eye. A GUARANTEE CURE FOR Itching, Blind, Bleeding, Protruding files. Drugglsti are authorised to re- fund money If PAZO OINTMENT falls to cura in all to fourteen days. BOc. MY GENTLEMAN. I own a dog who is a gentleman: By birth most surely, since the crea- ture can Boast of a pedigree the like of which Holds not a Howard or a Metternlch. By breeding. Since the walks ot life he trod. Ho never wagged an unkind tale abroad. He never snubbed a nameless cur be- cause Without a friend or credit card he was. By pride. He looks you squarely in the face Unshrinking and without a single trace Of either diffidence or arrogant Assertion such as upstarts often flaunt. By tenderness. The little girl may tear With absolute Impunity his hair. And pinch his silken, flowing ears the while He smiles upon I've seen him smile. By loyalty. No truer friend than he Has conic to prove his friendship's worth to me. He does not fear the no But loves the man who is his master here. By countenance. If there be nobler eyes, More full of honor and of honesties, In finer head, on broader shoulders Then have I never met tho man or hound. Here is tho motto on my lifeboat's log: "God grant I may be worthy of my Orleans Times-Democrat. DR. MEYERS DENTIST. Over First Nat'! Bank Bide- Second and Cusbmon. Fairbanks. DR. HOLMES Has Reopened his DENTAL OFFICE al his residence SEVENTH STREET, NEAR CUSHMAr- L. S. ROBE Civil and Mining Engineer U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor Fairbanks Building, Fairbanks, Alaskj Porch Party Eticuettc. Porch parties arc all thi- we in Brooklyn these 'iot tli- summer, in fact.' rcii..iik-d tlio "'IVl .ilwovs been. I can't when we haven't planted t.n porches for miles and mil''-- in Brooklyn ;is- as it got 'Urk. and rooted there till the he.i' uavcs passed. But we are not .n all provincial about It, I would )i..ve you know. never spi.ik to each other, calling across the t in a country way or from porch 10 porch. Why. I have sat on my porch almost bide by side with a young Mlow on the neighborini; porch ilnce we both were born, and we have pokcn. don't know each other. Wo don't care to know each other, .is matter of fact." s ATWELL mm DRAYMEN, EXPRESS and WOOD DEALERS PHONE 159 NOVELTY STORE Reliable. Accurate and Reasonable in price Three teams at your service, GET OUR PRICES What we say wo do, we do do. Cleary Turkish Baths Scientific Facial and Body Massage Attendants Open and nijhl Neatly Furnished Rooms Mrs. Am Wilson, PfOp., S'ut Ttltuhont Cltary Ci-r, Aliski E. T. BAKNETTE, Pres. J. E. CHILBERG, Vice Pres. JAMES W. HILL, R. C. WOOD, THE FAIRBANKS BANKING U Capital. Fully Paid To Merchants, Miners and Lawyers Why take chances on having valuable pipers burned or stolen, when you can rent a safe deposit box, in- suring absolute security against fire and burglars For per Month Ass .ST. PETERSB1 a suit ,ofsthf XT, prison -.-J and prise: JulSs" 8erocnov  J ute of ifoe day s portal ion of toi sutler v.uh Uie necessar.% lo nil is> to tell tho pc KAMYSHIN, strong force of arrived here tod: in subduing the cupled the attei iwo days past, Taking advant u.ost ot the gar ing gone to supj Nit.uolalevka, t1 Sunday organize authorities, unmterrupi ;he mob and the On Sunday U t-jrcd the prise political .t.il m procession thoroughfares. them in an att prisoners, but th barricades acroi ceshfully m troops returned luuonists were the barricades a number wounded In the i not yet been es hospital alone i Uents wao wei the disturbance. .The troops su cd 1 vlllas-e of Shutg ed the anill the ilisordcts it I following ilie ar peasar.t leader ment, will tial for !ns com at Cron-'adt In The iahabltai at the .ipproacl the guns were t the of th According to the artillery is of Petro tion of nizing ii ST. PETERS 'f department of the fighting at the announccmi ccutert as Ascocrtfctf Pres by SEIDt.CE, Rl Sept. out Is refused lines, and tclce Nobody U allov 'boat, and all e: 'guarded. -Am ;.'Refugees- contii 1n I '-rail. let''drunk and are "ordinary brutali massacre may b it does it will b fore. Many Jewish SI Jews E WARSAW, received from Sc have .succeeded   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication