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   Harrisonburg Rockingham Register (Newspaper) - February 12, 1907, Harrisonburg, Virginia                                 86th TEAR  HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1907.  WHOLE, NO. 4678  FEVER SCARES LACEY FOLKS  Several Cases Under Treatment in the Town.  Laoey Spring, Va., Feb. 6.— Our community is very much exercised over the development of several cases of scarlet fever right in town last week. Miss Emma Chapman, at the bomeot her father, James Chapman, cn North Main street, developed a case of scarlet fever Friday night, and Miss Manna Broeden, who lives with them, took hor bed Sunday with the same dreadful disease. Several other cases have also been reported, but no new ones since Sunday.  Dr. J. E. Lincoln has taken every precaution to prevent the disease from spreading. He has directed all families under his care, wherein the disease has developed, and those who have been exposed to it, to stayindoors for some time, an order which our town foiks appre ciate very much.  The publio school is running and will continue open unless the disease breaks out among the students. It is understood today that all patients are doing well.  David C. Sellers, of near Melrose, was kickt d by a colt one day last week and right badly hurt. He was currying and stepped around behind ’he horse, when he was kicked in the side with both feet by a colt in the adjoining stall. He was considerably bruised, but is now able to be up and about.  Dr. J. E. Lincoln reports Dallas, ♦he 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Champ Jennings, who has been yuite ill with typhoid fever for some time, as having no fever at this time and as being on a fair road to recovery. Mr. Jennings has had typhoid fever in his family for the last 60 davs. First his son Lewis was stricken; then Dallas Both have been seriously ill and the services of a trained nurse were required part of the time.  An Odd Fellows’ Lodge has been organized here and 19 members were initiated at the town hall last Friday night.  Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Long, together with Misses Myrfcia and Isis Long and Arthur Long, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Samuel W. Lincoln, near Mauzy.  Misses Alice Lewen and Cutie Bray, teachers in the graded school at Latona, spent Sunday with the former’s cousin, Mrs. Lydia White, on South Main street.  Mrs. S. O. Bowman aud niece, Miss Frances Moore, spent Sunday with the former’s sister. Miss Sallie E. Allebaugh  Wilmer and Annie, children of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob J. Cole, have been quite ill at their home on Main street for some little time.  Henry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arch S. White, who nai been ill for a week, was able to pay bis grandfather, John G. Moore, a visit today.  D. A. Brock and T. A. Willis were at New Market one day last week on ousiness.  Mrs. Mary Chapman, west of town, is suffering with a swollen jaw, caused by toothache.  J. L. Long is con6ned to his room this week by gout rheumatism.  Miss Winona Cupp is visiting friends in Harrisonburg this week.  P. E. RhiL.hart is building a new stable in the Park.  Miss Vergie Sellers, who has been suffering with rheumatism of the back for the past two weeks, is able to be up and about again.  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith were in Harrisonburg Sunday to see their grandson, Charles Bazzle, son of L. A. Bazzle, R. F. D. carrier on Route 3, who is ill with pneumonia.  Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Willis and daughter Madeline spent Sunday with the fjrmer’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Willis.  JenniDgs Yancey, south of town, spent Sunday with his grandmother, Mrs. Martha Jennings, on Main street.  Mrs Burke Armen trout spent week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Bazzle, at Melrose.  Robt. L. Yancey has been con fined to his room for a week with rheumatism.  A “Long” party spent Saturday evening at the pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob B. Sellers. Those present were Misses Myrtia, Bessie and Isis, Messrs. J. Owen, Ira anc Arthur and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Long. The young folks enjoyed voaaes, candy and apples, while 3 older folks spun yarns of youth ' fax days.  Joseph High, west of town, while talking in his yard one day last £eek completely lost his speech anc is still unable to speak above whisper “Uncle” Joe has many friends who regret his affliction.  D. A. Brock bad the misfortune to have his right thumb jerked out of place today while leading severa horses. The thumb is badly swollen at.* is giving him considerable pain It is regretted that many persons  from a distance who came to hear the Christian Endeavor program, which was to have been rendered at the U. B. church last Sunday night, were disappointed, but owing to the sudden outbreak of scarlet fever the society thought best not to render the program.  Why couldn’t our school boards or patrons furnish each pupil with a separate tin cup for drinking purposes and place a cooler or vessel containing a spigot in 8very public school room in the country, so that pupils would be safe from the many contagious diseases that they are so often exposed to in the school room? Tin cups are cheap and a few dollars would save the spreading of disease and even death, which is caused by this promisoious drinking.  DRUNK8 MUST STAY OFF.  Southern Won’t Carry Ovtr-Bibu-lons Passengers.  The Southern Rail > ay has issued instructions to trainmen and all their employes against allowing any person under the influence of liquor to board any of the company’s train. Orders to this effect are now in force on all the principal railroads in the United States and will add greatly to the comfort of the traveling public.  A case of this kind was brought to the attention of the local officials of the company yesterday afternoon. A man of middle age, apparently from the rural district, and accompanied by a friend, who bad purchased a ticket from tbe station agent, attempted to get on tbe northound train. Spjcial Agent Steam, of tbe Soutl em, was on the platform at the lime and both he and tbe trainmen refused to allow the man to bo’ d the cars. It was apparent that t e an was very much under tbe influence of liquor and incapable of taking care of himself. His friend insisted tbat the officials allow him to take tbe “drunk” on tbe train and even offered to pay extra, but there was nothing doing and both stayed in town.  The order is a precautionary measure, both to protect tbe company in case of injury to that class of passengers and to insure the comfort and safety of the traveling public, by whom it is generally approved.  WM. P. TUTWILER DEAD.  Aged Citizen of Mt. Crawford neighborhood and Confederate Soldier.  William P. Tutwiler died at his home near Mt. Crawford early Wednesday morning from a complication of diseases. He had been in bad heal h for some time and bad been confined to the bouse for several months.  Tbe funeral wts held yesterday morning at 10 o’clock from his late residence. The services were conducted by Rev. H. L. Myerly, of the Methodist cburch. Interment was in the cemetery at Mt. Crawford.  Mr. Tutwiler wis born near Mt. Crawford 71 years ago. He was a son of the late Samuel Tutwiler. For years Mr. Tutwiler had been a shoemaker at Mt. Crawford, but during the latter years of bis life had lived on a farm and bad been eDgaged in buying and selling stock.  Surviving him are one daughter, Miss Lula; aDd one sister, Miss Martha Jane Tutwiler. His wife, who was a Miss Sbowalter, died some years ago.  Mr. Tutwiler was a Confederate soldi*r during the Civil |.Wa r , serving throughout the conflict in one of tbe Rockingham companies. He had many friends in tbe vicinity of Mt. Crawford, by whom be was highly respected.  (HI MIC LINER HIMBURG  Detailed Flans for Battleship.  Senator Hale has presented to tbe Senate tbe detailed plans for the big battle ship which it is proposed sbali be built, as the eaual of any fighting vessel cow afloat or planned. The general information as to the dimensions of the proposed ship were made public several months ago, but very little has been known as to the strength of tbe batteries. This information now will be given to the public, including all foreign powers, if they desire it, in the form of a public document.  The plans call for a battle ship 518 3 4 feet long, with beam of 85 feet 2 5-8 inche», and draft of 29 feet 5 inches with everything on board. The armament will consist of a main battery of ten 12-inch breech-loading rifles, mounted on five electrically controlled turrets on the center line, two forward above the forecastle deck, the second firing over tbe first, two aft on the main deck on the same level, and one amidships, firing over the two after turrets. There are to be two submerged torpedo tubes. The secondary battery will consist of four teen 5-inch rapid fire guns, four 3-pounder saluting gun«, four 1-pounder semi-automatic, two 3. inch field pieces, and two machine guns of .30 caliber.  The second battery of fourteen 5-inch guns will be located on the gun deck, forming two broadside batteries of seven guns each; the corner gups will be equipped for aead and stern firing, respectively. Smaller guns will be located in commanding positions so as to give arge unobstructed range of fire.  LENIENCY FfflJOWOTSHtLL  Three Months in Jail and $65 for Assault.  Charles Howdysbell, a youth of 18, who bails from the Ottobine neighborhood, was tried and convicted Friday in Circuit Court on charges of unlawfully assaulting William O. Curry and George W. Knicely, young men of the same neighborhood. For the two offenses his punishment was fixed at three months in iai! and fines amounting to $65.  When Howdysbell was called for trial, his counsel, Mr. James B. Stephenson, asked leave to withdraw the plea of not guilty, entered in each case at a previous day of the term, and plead guilty to charges of unlawful assault. For his trial he would waive a jury and go before the Court. The indictments, Mr. Stephenson said, charged felonious assault, but Commonwealth’s Attorney Conrad had agree! to waive the felony charge in the event tbat tbe accused admitted bis guilt of the lesser offense of unlawful assault.  Mr. Conrad concurred in this statement, whereupon Judge Haas proceeded to hear tbe evidence.  The only witnesses examined were Curry and Kincely. Tbe former said that he was stabbed by the accused on January 27, 1906, while tie and Howdysbell were both under the influence of hard cider. Knicely testified that on last Christmas while drinking with Howdyshell the latter cut at him with a knife, but missed him. Both vo mg men said they had been friends of tbe accused prior to tbe offense and tbat tbeir riendly relations were not dis turbed by the boy’s reckless conduct, which they accounted for as being due to intoxication.  In tbe Curry case Judge Haas gave Howydshel! two months in jail and fined him $40. In tbe other be limited tbe punishment to one month in jail and a fine of $25.  The punishment meted out to Howdyshell had previously been agreed upon by Messrs. Stephenson and Conrad. The latter told Judge Haas that Howdyshell had grown up without parental training or wholesome guidance of any kind and be felt that it was fit case for leniency. The boy was industrious and had never proven bad except when drinking.  In response to a reprimand by Judge Haas, Howdyshell promised that he would mend his ways.  Items from Cheery Grove  Cherry Grove, Va.. Feb. 7.—N. W. Lam has purchased a smal farm at New Erection of W. H Pence for $1600. to which place he expects to more on the first of March. We are very sorry to loose Mr. Lam as a neighbor, but we congratulate tbe people of New Erection vicinity on beirg so fortunate in receiving a most estimable family, who are not only quiet, peaceable, accomodating, and honorable, but a good Christian family, and Christian-workers in church and Sunday-school.  John A. Sbowalter has sold his farm near Cherry Grove to his son-in law. J. N. Smith, some 88 acres for $4,750, with some other consider ations.  The graded school here, with Miss M. R. Patterson and Miss A. Miller as teachers, is progressing nicely, with some improvements in discipline, etc.  United Brethren Appointments.  Rev. N. F. A. Cupp, pastor on the Lacey Spring U. B. charge, announces the following appoint ments:  Feb. 10, Bethel 2:30 p. m., sacramental.  Special services at Herwio Chapel March 3, at 7 p. m. conducted by Rev. W. F. Gruver, P. E. All members of tbe church should be present on this important occasion.  Tbe Quarterly Conference will be held Monday. March 4, at 10 a. m. at Herwin Chapel. All official members of the charge should be present or send reports.  The Annual Conference meets at Edinburg, Va., March 13.  From New York City to! Naples via Gibraltar.  Aboard the “Hamburg,” Hamburg-American Line.  Off Gibraltar, Jan. 19, 1907. Dear Register:  Perhaps some of your kind readers might be interested in a brief run across the Atlantic from New York to Gibraltar enroute for Naples. There are of course numerous excellent lines of steamship service between these points. Tbe one I chose is the Hamburg-American and I have had no reason to regret my selection.  Tbe “Hamburg” is not one of the largest vessels of the line, being a little less than 600 feet long and 58 feet beam. From bold to boitdeck there are seven stories, the first three being under water, n these three are placed the engines and machinery for operating the vessel, the coal necessary for the voyage, carloads upon carloads of foodstuffs for passengers and crew, ice, fresh spring water, and a largo cargo of all kinds of freight except ive stock.  It requires a crew of over 250 to operate the “Hamburg.” For not only must there be officers, physicians, machinists, engineers fire men, sailors, a large number of stewards to care lor tbe staterooms (bedrooms) and the dicing rooms, but also a large number of workmen, for much of the repairing, especially painting the decks and exposed machinery, masts and other parts which tbe salt water, and spray quickly corrode, must be done during the voyages.  Although the Hamburg is a twin-screw steamer and is never expected to need sails, yet as an additions' means of safety for her passengers, should an accident disable her machinery, a full complement of mas's, sails, yards, and tackle is kept constantly in best order, ready for use at tbe commander’s word.  A great numebr of ventilators run to her lowest apartment, supplying every part bountifully with fresh air, and so tbe objectionable, nauseating odors, the presagers of seasickness, are not found on the vessels of this line.  The great advantage of the electric light perhaps never appeals to one more strongly than on ship board. It is comparatively free from danger to tbe vessel by fire, and can be so cnmfortably distributed both to tbe large and especially lo the numerous small rooms and hallways so necessary in every steamship.  Our ship is equipped with the Micronigraph system and every day receives the most important events both from Cape Cod, Mass., fbr America and from Poldhu, England, for Europe. Asia and Africa. Thursday we were in communication with both at once, the former being 1350 miles away and tbe latter 1700. These wireless messages are printed every evening on board in a little paper, “The Atlantic Daily News” and distributed to tbe passengers free. Thus we have had quite a clear account of the Dakota blizzard, tue earthquake in Jamaica, the $2,001,000, Rocke feller gift to Louisville’s new university, and the news of most general interest each day. This is a valuable privilege, not to speak of that of sending messages ashore.  At New York, Thursday. January 10, at 2 p. m sharp , our commanding officer gave the command: “Everybody ashore!” This was repeated after the interval of a minute, tbe gangways were lifted, the steam tender began backing tbe “Hamburg” out of her dock, and in the center of East River beaded her down stream, slipped her cable and the great steamer’s own engines began tbeir movement which they must keep steadily night and day for 4455 miles,or for fourteen days, till Genoa, Italy, is reached, with a brief call at Gibraltar and at Naples. Soon we had passed New York’s great “skyscrapers,” the frowning fortifications of Fort Hamilton, tbe Narrows and Sandy Hook. As we came abreast Sandy  wave than usual break clear over the main deck, and at only a few meals would our plates persist in slipping from the table into our laps.  Of course during the rough seas the children, most of the women, and many of tbe men, were seasick. I happened to be amoDg the fortunate who missed no meals and was not sick once.  Our course lay just north of the AzDre Islandp, but too far off to permit us to see clearly any but Flores, the most western of the group.  The last two days before reaching Gibraltar have been bright and clear and not cold. As we approached Gibraltar the coast north and south of Cape St. Vincent showed very great var'eties of color and ruggedness of formation. All buildings and even those of tbe villages were white.  This forenoon we fell in with an Italian sailing ship from Chili, South America, and bound^for one of the ports of France. She had been out 120 days. While rounding Cape Horn on the 13th of October she was caught in the ice and held fast twenty days. She was out of food and our captain stopped tbe “Hamburg” for an hour and sent to the d'stressed three boat loads of flour, potatoes, and other necessary food. Tbe spirit of hospitality among sailors is very beautiful.  Yours very truly,  W. B. Yount.  REAL ESTATE TRANBFER8.  Conveyances Admitted to Record  Since Saturday, February 2.  The following deeds of bargain and sale have been admitted to record si ace Saturday, February 2. 1907.  Deed dated April 6, 1906, Polly Dove to Franklin V. S. Dove, life time interest in the land of Franklin V. S. Dove, $100.  Deed dated September 3, 1836, Stephen Harnsberger and wife to John Hess, 1,263 acres of land in Brocks Gap, $3,250  Deed da*ed July 10. 1906, Charles C.Switzer and Emmanuel Hechheim-er to Geneva D. G ray, lot of land fronting on east side of Collicello street, Harrisonburg, adjoining grantee and otners, $300.  Deed dated February 2, 1907, George C. Burtner and wife to Boyd S. Garrison a certain lot or parcel of land with dwelling thereon, located in West End addition to Dayton, $700.  Deed dated September 9, 1904, George A. Neff and John P. Alger to David May, 38 acres, 3 rcods and 27 poles of land on “sunside” of Pendleton mountain, adjoining Silas May and others, $15.  Deed dated April 28, 1906, John N. Garber and wife and B. F. Garber and wife to Samuel Hollar, lots N03. 19, 20 and 21 in Garber & Garber's addition to Harrisonburg. $150.  Deed dated January 28,    1907,  Andrew R. Van Pelt to Charles R. May, house and lot aliout 1 1-2 miles west of Singers Glen, $280.  Deed dated February 7, 1907, Geneva D. Gray to Bowman Gilmore, lot of land and improvements thereon on east side of Cdllicello street. Harrisonburg, $700.  DEATH OF ISAAC GOOD.  Native of West Rockingham Succumbs to Attack of Pneumonia.  Isaa? Good, a well kn wn resi dent, died at 4 o’clock Friday morning at his home near the Ashby Monument, after an illness of two weeks. Mr. Good caught s severe cold three weeks ago ana later developed pneumonia. During the past ten days bis condition had been critical and for several days his death was momentarily expected.  Mr. Good was a native and lifelong resident of Rockingham, having been bora near New Erection 52 years ago. He was a son of John P. Good, whose death oc-icurred some years ago. Early in life Mr. Good was apprenticed to  ■■BWMMi H EADACH E    HU  CMZZ1N ESS *■ BILIOUSNESS TOrtPID LIVER.| ■WullBoxMaiccd nor Fivt 2* Stamps IPolH Hiller Drufl Co. Richmond,Va  •OLD ATAUCRua ANO COUNTMY »TO«» I  the potter s trade and for years fol-Hook Light Vessel, the pilot steam-1 lowed that vocation. Fifteen years er “New Jersey” came alongside|  a g 0  h> moved from West Uoeking-  and gracefully dropped a small boat with two rowers. The “Hamburg” lay to for a few minutes A rope ladder was let down. Djwn came our pilot, swung on the ladder into the little boat, gave a farewell salute to our officers and was rowed away to tbe “New Jersey,” waiting for him at a little distance.  Under the care ot ner own effi cient officers and the unforgetting care of fostering Providence, our voyage has been a very good one. Three days we had cloudy, cool weather and what our sailors call a “rough sea.” In a calm sea one scarcely feels tbat tbe “Hamburg” Is moving, so steadily is she with her “bilge keels” and splendidly distributed but enormous weight. So even in these beavy-g*elling ceas, only a few times did a larger  ham to tbe Mt. Sinai neighborhood, where he had resided ever since.  Since his boyhood Mr. Good had been a member of the Mennonite church and was an honest and upright man, who was held in high esteem by a large circle of acquaintances in Harrisonburg and vicin-ity.  Surviving him are his widow, who was M ss Ashenfelter, of West Rockingham, and ten children: Mrs. Laogdon, of Baltimore; Mrs. Charles Landes, of near Mt. Sinai ; Misses Bet tie and Icie. who reside at home; aud Messrs. Perry, of Staunton , Charles. John. Weldon, Otto, ana Ellis, who live near Harrisonburg. He also leaves one brother, John Good, of South En glisb. Iowa, and two sisters, Mrs. Jacob Suter and Mrs. Abram Myers, of West Rockingbm.  VERDICT III JHY MINUTES  Defendant’s Counsel Mercilessly  Flays Wife of Prii ones.  Riverhead, L. I., Ftbrua-ry 7.—Dr. James W. Simpson, tbe New York dentist who has l>een on trial here for the murder of his father-in law, Bartley T. Horner, was 'acquitted this morning. The jury* in the case were out only a little over half an hour.  Horner was killed on the night of December 27, 1905, by a shotgun held in Dr. Simpson’s hands. Various gossip led to the arrest of the dentist on the charge of murder. His defense was that he did not know the gun was loaded in the first place, and that it went off entirely by accident. In the trial Dr. Simpson’s wife and her mother testified for the prosecution. They were not present when the verdict was given this morning.  Two women and a vacant chair occupied tbe center of the scene toward which the eyes of the jurors were constantly directed during the closing hours of yesterday’s sessions, which ran late into the night.  One of tbe woman was Mrs. Charies L. Bowman, sister of Dr. Simpson. She was introduced to the jurors in the summing up as “ one little woman who is a type of womanhood and whose word has been heard and respected.” The other was Mrs. Bartley T. Horner, widow of the man wh m Dr. Simpson is charged with murdering. There was paid to her the respect of silence compelled by her symbols of mourning and her silvered hair.  The vacant chair marked the absence of Mrs. Julia Simpson, wife of tbe defendant. It was against her that Dr. Simpson’s counsel, Martin T. Mauton, directed bis most scathing words.  “It is for you to decide, gentleman of the jury, he said, whether a woman with a lying heart shall be supreme in the issue of her husband's life. She is the woman who, a b g -f of 'atred represents herself to 1>; iLu loving wife.  A short time after she hud been verbally a.rainged before the jury, Mrs. Simpson granted an interview:    Sbe    said:  “My mother and 1 were and have always been unwilling witnesses. We were summoned to court on subpoena. We were asked to tell the truth and that is what we did “Attention has been called to our leaving our home in Northport to confer with District-Attorney Furman in Patcbogue. He summoned us there and we Fad to comply, have nothing to say concerning the outcome of the trial.”  Before the case was complet d for presentation to the jury the prosecution assailed the testimony of S Ettinger Fr.nk He is the witness whose discovery that tbe shells offered in evidence were n t tbose from which the fatal charges were fired shook the State’s case to tbe foundation on Tuesday night. He was recalled and testifi d tbat Mrs. Horner held a $5,000 mortgage on a Northport poperty in which his brother, Dr. I. Frank, a State witness, was interested.  “Didn't you apply to Mrs. Horner for a se ond mortgage of $12, • 500 and was refused?  “Yes sir.’'  “Didn’t you threaten to testify for the defense in this case if she refused?  “Not a word.’’  Frank insisted that the shells he took from the gun with which Mr. Horner was killed were yellow while those offered in evidence are nd.  Law'yer Manton told the jurors that thev must l>e in the dark, as he was, as to a motive for the alleged murder of Bartley T Horner.  “There is positively no evidence of Mi. Horner’s determination to make a new will,’ he said. “Mrs. Horner tells one and Mrs Simpson another story of a quarrel alleged to have occurred between Or. Simpson and Mr. Horner a few nights before the shooting. It is for you, gentlemen of the jury, to say which, if either, is true.  “Mrs Simpson so loves her husband and Mrs. Horner so loves him tbat they would send him to the electric chair. This wife has allowed her husband to sit behind bers for a year, has delivered to tbe prosecution all the facts sbe claims to possess, has done all she c ould to have him convicted. This is the way she loves him. This is the love of a true wife Why. Dr. Simpson lived in a home which was a hell.  “Why does Alonzo Blydenberg take Mrs. Simpson driving without his own wife and children? it is often said that woman is a mystery. It is true under certain circumstances that a woman may go aside to falsify. But why is not Mrs. Simpson at her husband’s side. Why has she not borne food to him in prison and comforted him with her counsel? Is this serpent of | womankind the kind described as the noble type ot womankind? Sbe  is enjoyiDg $15,000, much of which is her husband's money. This case is a concerted action to send this man away, either for revenge or fancied wrongs  District Attorney Furman lauded the courage of Mrs. Simpson and Mrs. Horner in coining into court and speaking the truth, although the shafts were buried in Dr. Simpson.  Mr. Furman concluded his summing up shortly after 9 o’clock and Justice Iveeley adjourned court.  HEROES OF THE TUNNELS.  Daring Deeds of “Sand Hogs" that  Are Unknown and Unsung.  Tunnel laborers are a high grade of workmen, and among them are scores of potential heroes, although they would laugh if told so. Every time there is a “blow-out” this fact is dramatically demonstrated. An example of this occurred last June in one of the East river tunnels. After a blast had been exploded the thirteen men who were working 500 feet under the river, and perhaps seventy five feet below it, hastened forward, only to be confronted by a rush of swirling water and mud. The dreaded “olow-out” had occurred. Part of tbe roof formed bv the river bed had given way, and water was rushing in. while the protecting “air” was rushing out.  Tbe lights grew dim and the tunnel filled with fog, as it always does under a “blow-out.” Stumbling and groping, the men turned and rushed frantically back to the airlock. This big airlock was closed. The foreman tugged at the door, but it did not budge. The only thing left to do was to scramble up to the small emergency lock above. The men were in a panic. Action must lie quick if they were to be saved If two meq got wedged in this door, big enougu only for one. a precious minute might be lost, and with it tbe lives of all.  That was just exactly what was about to happen, when the foreman seized a pick handle lying on the floor. With this weapon in bis resolute hands, be lined up the panic-stricken ram and made them crawl one by one through the narrow ojieoing to safetv. Then ho crawled through himself, not a minute tro late, for the water * as already entering tbe lock as he banged the door leading into the tunnel. Sah* in the lock one of them, not yet recovered fro® his fright, turned on the valve so hard that they would all profubly have had “the buids” if the heioic fore-mun bad not stcod guard over the valve with the pick handle until he had brought the whole party out without the loss of a man.  A few days later, in another tunnel, thirty men were working out about 120 feet from the lock where a “blow out” occurred. “Danger,” shouted tome one. and the whole gang inac’e for the airlock. They made it easily and closed tin 1  door - all except two men who had volunteered to stay and see if the hole in the river could not be storped up. t ften it is [>os8ible to plug a small hole with a coat or shirt, and tbe river bed will close the hole made by the ‘air.” -World’s Work.  FORTY YEAR8 HARRIED.  Anniversary Happily Observed at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph.  Rawley Springs, Feb. 7. — With more than forty years of happy married life to their crtdifc, blessed with a competency of this world s goods and surrounded by children, grandchildren, neighbors and frieods. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Joseph, of tbe Raw ley SDiings neighborhood,ytsterday celebrated tbe sixty-fourth anniversary of Mr. Joseph’s birth.  The culinarv department has always been a feature of tbn Joseph home, w hich is one of the those old-fashioned households where appe-tiz'ng viands take the place of cut glass, napkins urd tiog* r bowls and wh' re old-time fire side hospitality and good cheer are still in vogue.  Go this particular occasion the spir t of happ'ness and gocd-will seemed more in evidence than ever before, and the roa* t fowl, ice cream and other tempting eatables were even greater thaD on previous occasions.  A feature was the unique manner which Mr. and Mrs. Joseph took to surprise their chilrden, they hav* ing placed a check rnder each child’s plato for a neat little sum. aggregating nearly $3,000.  One daughter, Mrs. Jesse Armen trout, left for her home in Ohio, today, having been a guest at the Joseph and other homes in this locality for some time past.  PARKER’S m  hair balsam!  Clrin« » is4 ttoAutifita th« hair. ProtiwtM a laxunaut growth. M«v<-r Fail* to Koatora Oray Hair to it* Youthful Color. ■ Cunt toaip <1,Maw* It hair tailing I aaA.awl gi " at lTrygyrw mJI   

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