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Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1913, Washington, District Of Columbia JHtecellanp Section Section WASHINGTON POST: SUNDAY, JULT 20, 1913 entreated mercy. He waited and wept and howled. And. she looked down at him with unforgiving eyes and lashed him off with her riding whip. "Father le" said, "you are witness that I treat this dog fairly. 1 give him all the time he needs to Justify himself, if he can." Hearing these words, the Marquis be- gan a long plea, trying to explain, try- ing to apologize, trying to convince the Queen that his repentance was sincere. Sue like a statue and, listened to it AVhen he had said all he could think of, the Queen turned again to the priest, as calm and inexorable as ever. she cried, "do what you can for the good of his soul. He has failed to justify himself, and he must die." The good priest dropped on his knees before her and prayed that she wquld have mercy. r "I have sakl the answered the (Jneen. "and no power under Heaven can jiiak" me unsay them." of tfje SOME SPOBTSMEN HAVE TAKEN TEBBIBLE BISKS IN THEIR war. SEARCH FOB THBIL1EBS. bullet is rendered sterile or antiseptic, and very seldom causes complications by blood poisoning. A proof that this is the rase is supplied by the recent Balkan telescope of tije Jf tittire [Pearson's Weekly.] F recent years a number-of In- for his lust for speed, and he came genious machines' have sprung to Weytorldge with a powerful Napier into existence, on which It car, and startled every one by the enor- mous pace at which he hurtlpd routed the huge three-mile track. But his search after speed honors was destined to come to aix abrupt conclusion. A tire on one of his back wheels burst possible for men faster than they have ever done be- fore. And with the progress df these marvelous Inventions there has developed! in sporting circles a, passion for fast traveling, and there are many instances he was careering round the track intrepid sportsmen lust for speed and taking 'huge risks to satis- fy it. Hamel, the well-known flying man, de- veloped the speed lust not long back. He was competing in aviation contest, and speed records on his'Bleriot monoplane. Then she left the room, and Monal- respite the protest of his frienda, he deSL-hi was left with the priest and the proceeded to cut off large pieces from the three executioners. He groveled on his rounded extremities ot-the wjngs, in or- knees in a sickening way, like Mon- der to reduce the plane surface_and thus mouth at the feet df King James, and give the aeroiplane far greater speed, implored the priest to make one more ef- With its huge engihe" and tiny wings fort. So the priest went to Christina and Hamel's mount was truly a' wicked-look- begged for the wretched man's life, but she was adamant. Le Bel returned to the gallery and an- nounced that his errand had been use- less. "Prepare yourself to cried the chief of the executioners, and the Mar- ing machine, but the plucky pilot it up with petrol and oil, and started off f a tremendous rush, and simply hurtled through the air down toward af pylon. But as the machine commenced to whirl round the turning poist it slipped violent- at over 80 miles an hour, with the result that his' driving wheels jammed. The enormous impetus of' the car caused It to pirouette round three times, and then indulge in a mail rush up the the Gordon-Bennet. banked track, over- which it flew am was out to break though propelled from a catapult. The unfortunate pilot was slung out of his seat as the car left the' track, and he fell headlong on to the next to the motordrome. In some marvelous however, he escaped without bones: A well-known flying man recently con- ,a marvelttus1 form of water that was capable of traveling at enormous speeds by -lifting itself on the surface of the water and skimming over aeroplane propeller, that Worked In the at the rear of" the craft. quls and the priest prayed together. Then ly sideways, and, although Hamel made PALAUNG WOMEN OF UPPEB BUBMA HAVE THE QUEEREST IDEAS OF BEAUTY AND ADOBNMENT. [National Geographic Magazine.] one branch of the Karens and Palaungs Wear brass rings the butchery began. The Marquis wore- a suit of mail under his clothes and this turned the swords of the executioners, so they hacked him over the head and neck, and he dragged himself over the floor like a Grounded snake, and called for mercy. But there Was no mercy for him in heaven or on eartlh. One. ol the butchers finally stabbed him in the throat and ended his misery. desperate efforts to straighten It out, the aeroplane continued Jt dive and hit the earth at a. speed of 80 miles an hour. Hwmel was hurled out of th'e machine It rested on the water by means of a number Of floats, connected by a wood tand wire framework, which contained the petrol tanks and the pilot's seat. often happens, this inven- and rolled over the turf like a shot rafo- tor's for speed almost ended In a bit, but, marvelous to relate, was picked up merely stunned and bruised. His ttia- tragedy. Whilst skimming over, the water at nearly 50 miles an hour the machine chine, however, was smashed to match- caught .nre through a- leakage of petrol. wood. F. Burnham, The pilot, who was unable to get at the switch, as- it was -surrounded by orf on well-known American At that period murders were not re- sportsman, recently developed, a "craze for lames, 'was Indeed in a desperate plight. garded seriously, but even calloused rushing through the water at huge' speeds He hesttated to Jump the water, as France was Indignant over this barbar- on powerful motor boats. He produced Re feared the blades of the whirling pro- OUB crime. The Cardinal Mazarin, whose one specially speedy vessel which, shaped conscience wasn't at all sensitive, wrote something like a torpedo and fitted with peller. Eventually he stopped the engine by The w une uj-a-iiuu ui LIIO CLHU jraiaungs wear prase ruisa j i around necks, arms and legs, weighing, it is said'sO to 6O poundsi The neck feed-plpe> but he rings, as thick as the little ringer, are put on the girl In infancy, four'or flve rings at first and others adu'ed as fast as sne grows, till 18 or 2O keep thevneck always stretched. Can Carry Jfleal in TPttit Bocfeet SPANISH DOCTOB IS LATEST INVENTOB OF CONCENTBATED FOOD TABLETS THAT WILL MAKE EATING EASY. atrocious must be considered sufficient the water at the rate of 40 mile's an hour, excuse for banishing your Majesty from But, like most high-speed machines, It the Court and dominions of the King, was very tricky handle, and on. one who, with every honest man, felt occasion, while hurtling through thfc ww- -fled at the lawless outrage just commit- ters _ of Niagara River, it- ted on the soil of France." swerved' and rushed for the shore. The reply of Queen Christina is one of the finest examples of pure insolence in all the archives of history. It Is too long to be reproduced hera, but the-fol- wad badly burned When -rescued. But.the most to obtain abnormal speed arid' sensation was that made, by a well-known motor racer In !New York recently. Armed with a parachute, he stood in a SPANSH doctor is [Chicago Tribune.] the latest country runs. lowing paragraph indicates its senti- ments: "Understand, all of you, servants and masters, little people and great, that it The'man at the helm was quite inca- tube-like casing, of wood and metal, pable of checking its mad career, and the wfhidh was attached to the top of a mon- craft hit. the shore with a crash, dashing itself high the sands, which were crowded with spectators. It leaped Into their midst, and injured a woman and They may later fntro- Inventor of concentrated food tablets. Although s6me concentrated tablets of this sort have been duced intp housekeeping. If they can be reduced in cost by manipulating large enough quantities. Ma'ny of the tablets may be eaten with- dtd. I neither owe nor render count of my actions to any of ail to a bully like you." But she left France In a. hurry the same. Three years later the cousin ster rocket, loaded with pounds of black powder. A large- crowd assem- bled to witness this daring feat, and a squad of moving picture operators stood without the danger zone to film the In- cident. When the fuse was lighted there was' ing speed records- at the Brooklands track, a terrific explosion, which threw the un- the motoring ivorld got ready for some- fortunate sensation seeker SO feet through thing sensational, and they were not dls- the air, seriously burning and injuring 'appointed. The fearless driver was noted him. two boys. Wheti Tryon, a well-known racing mo- was my sovereign pleasure to act as I 'torist, his, intention of break- on the market for some time the Span- out being altered in form, but, according jn whose favor she had abdlcaltefl djed, V leh physician is perfecting these tablets eo that any food may be served In con- centrated form. With the addition of a little water and a little heat a full meal mav be served If one uses the new tab- lets it Is clp.imed., to their inventor, they improve in taste by the addition of water. They are a dull bro-wn In color and are a sort of powder. This powder Is compressed with great force into a solid cake, which Is wrapped in oiled paper and tin foil. Oiled only tablets heretofore that have silk will 'be used to protect those taken by explorers. Some of the varieties prepared by the Spanish doctor so far are various "kinds of soups; tablets, potato flavor; tatblets, onion flavor; tablets, asparagus flavor; tablets, beef flavor; tablets, mutton or lamb flavor, and tablets, chicken flavor. The Spaniard has great faith in his In- vention, and says when it is perfected the tablets will be rich in nutrition and entirely digestible. -beirn A success are1 tablets that are a compound of beef and that, when dis- solved in water, form bouillon. The Spanish doctor's tablets are concentrated meats, soups and sweets. By the use of flve or six tablets of various kinds one may prepare meal in a few minutes. The taoftts are light In weight and are being'especially pre- pared for explorers, aviators and for au- tomobilists who are making long crose- and she returned to Sweden _with the In- tention of wearing the crown again. But the braVe and honest people of Sveden refused to be governed by a murderess, and she was told that she would -be de- prived of her revenues tf she remained in Sweden. So she became a wanderer on the face of the earth, and died at Rome, a bitter, and lonely old woman. She wrote her own epitaph, which Is unsur- passed for stern brevity: "Christina lived 72 Years." Cnougft 3Utic Hitt CHRISTINA OF SWEDEN BECAME WANDERER AFTER THE BBU- TAL MURDER OF HER FAITHLESS LOVER. [Kuwa lovers, and, the Queen had abdicated. It seemed treachery. By some means he secured possession of the entire correspondence with the Roman girl and turned the let- ters over to the Queen. Christina must have had a bad hour when she read those letters, in which her love and trust were ridiculed. On Saturday. November 10, the Marquis was summoned to the Galerie des Cerfs, a long arid gloomy apartment of the pal- ace. He entered, bowing and smiling in his'accustomed manner. The Queen was there with Father le Bel and three armed strangers. Christina's face was as cold and rigid as marble. As the Marquis ad- vanced, smirking, her glance brought ter- ror to his heart, although he had no ink- ling of what was in store. Turning to Father le Bel, she said: "Hand me those papers." He produced the letters, which had been intrusted to him by the Queen. She in OUB HIGHEST MOUNTAIN. [Geological Survey Bulletin.] The highest mountain In Oregon is Mt. Hood, feet above sea level. Com- pared with Mt Wtoitftey, to the south in California, antf Mt Rainier, to the north in Washington, each rising well above feet, Mt. Hood does not appear aa a skyscraper. However, according to the geologists of the United Geological Survey and other authorities, Oregon had at one time, probably the dawn of life upon -the earth, a great volcano which towered as far above Mt. Hood aa does Mt. Rainier, possibly even several thousand feet higher. This was the great Mt. Marama. But thousands of years ago this mountain .disappeared into the bowels of the earth and- all that is left to-daji is 'the huge rim around Crater Lake. Crater Lake is the caldera of this ex- tinct and collapsed volcano and-Is neda-ly six miles in diameter. The inside walls of the rim of the ancient mountain are In places nearly feet high and al- most perpendicular. The lake itself is in places feet deep and parts of the wall rise above its waters another feet. A restoration of the mountain in fancy, using as a basis the angles of the lower slopes, which still remain, shows that the apex could not 'have been far from feet in height, so that Mt. Mazama was one of moat lofty and majestic peaks in the United'States. The Director of the Geological Survey JJEW BIFLE TO BE ADOPTED BY BBITISH ABMY IS MOST HUMANE AN INDIAN BASKBT LARGE ENOUGH TO SHELTER A WHOLE- USED BY INDIANS FOB STORING IS LABGE ENOUGH TO SHELTER WHOLE FAMILY. [Popular Mechanics.] The Ponca Indians of California store their grain in huge baskets elevated on rude platforms reached by ladders. Fach basket has a rain-shedding cover, made of grass or cedar bark. The Institute of Arts and Sciences of Brooklyn recently purchased this basket, which is large' enough to shelter a. whole Indian family. It Is six feet from bottom'to rim, the top of cone-shaped cover being nine feet from the bottom. It weighs 325 pounds, notwithstanding that it Is made of light osiers. A doctor who attended the wounded Turks stated -that out of nearly 700 wounded soldiers only two needed seri- ous operations for their hurts, 11> only required plaster bandages, while the re- maintlc' healed their wounds in two weeks.-, largel> by means of the first-aid packets, which formed part of their kit. Recent wars have also shown that wholesale carnage is most undesirable as regards the disposal of the dead. In a stienuous campaign there is little time to bpara to inter those who have fallen, and the victorious side often has many bodies of the enemy to dispose or. Cemeteries cannot be placed anywhere, as they must be well ;clear of towns or livers, from a sanitary point of view. In the Russo-Japanese War the Jap- anese were so handicapped by their own dead and those of the Russians left be- hind that eventually they employed ve- hicles fitted up as crematoriums which traveled about with the army. By this means the serious problem of disposing of corpses was to a. large extent solved by cremating them. This- tendency to disable rather than to kill is to be found In several directions. The shell which most people consider a weapon of terrific death-dealing proper- ties- really wounds more often than kills. This type of shot in tne first place meant to demolish fortifications, en- trenchments- and houses., It certainly may kill while carrying out this' mission, but more often its flying pieces cause flesh Wounds, serious but not fatal. In the same way airship ibombs and shells, though at first sight serious, death-dealing factors, will prove useful more for wrecking property than taking human life. To start with, aerial craft engaged In dropping bombs win-have to stay at a high altitude to elude the sharp-shooters on earth. Thus a falling bomb from a great height will not be difficult to avoid.' fall will be eauged with more or less accuracy, certainly! with sufficient cor- rectness to enable.those underneath to run clear of the spot it is falling toward. All things considered, modern warfare is tendlpg. become far less an affair en- tailing wholesale because we are becoming more humane, but mere- ly because recent have proved It is policy to wound and not to kill. SPARROWS TO EAT. tSan Francisco Call.] The University of California has -de- clared war on the English sparrow, wihlch infests its grounds, so it. is an- nounced from Berkeley, ,and will de- stroy the eggs antf the young and trap all the old ones it can eaten. Neither bird lover, ornithologist, nor agricultural scientists have a good word to-say for this pirate among birds, who seems to have no beneficial use except when he Is eaten. So much of pest has the English sparrow become in all parta of the coun- try that some time ago the Federal De- partment of Agriculture put out a bulle- tin urging its destruction, telling how to it, and incidentally how to cook it Iki a few cities. the au- thorized use of a shotgun within the city1 limits la to kill the English sparrow when they cannot otherwise be reached. On the grounds of cleanliness alone the English sparrow ought to be exter- minated, lij cities because it is of-filthy 'habits and every place where it nests. The Department of Agriculture maln- tains that the English sparrow is not only edible, but that it la a fat, juicy and savory morsel, and if tetter known, would be sought out toy every one who likes birds. It will be a good thing to put this to the test. There Is no law or regulation against killing English sparrows. Any boy whj> can make ordinary bird traps can help supply the family with delicate fresh meat by trapping the feathered nuisance, and having them fried or baked and see if the Department of Agriculture iavnot right-' SAVING IN COST AND SPACE WILL CAUSE LABGE BEFBACTOB TO GIVE WAY TO THE BEFLECTOB. (Puns 1UU iiore than possible that they would be turn handed them to the Marquis. Carried and to go housekeeping. The Marquis was extraordinarily handsome gifted in all" the graces and polite mannerisms of the time. He was a charming mail, but unscrupulous. When duty took him away from his royal mistress they wrote love letters, just as ordinary people, do, and the let- ters of the Marquis always breathed un- dyirig devotion. And, while thus convinc- ing the Queen that he lived for her alone, he was quietly laying siege to a young Roman girl of wealth and beauty. In hi-, to this girl he ridiculed thp Queen snamtfulb, applying contemp- tuous names to hei and. not satisfied Rith thi-, baseness, he sent several of the 2ueen s line letters to her. that she might sn'O' a good But Nemesis was on the false lover's trail "Do you recognize she asked. There was an icy sweat on the brow of the Marquis and his legs tremblett under him. "I have never seen them he stammered, at last. "Look said the Queen, sternly, "Are those not your could say no more. Helpless, speechless, trembling in every limb, he at Washington has a fine topographic map of Crater Lake and vicinity for" sale at the nominal price of 10 cents. Thia map has on the back an illustrated des- cription of Crater Lake- and an account of its formation from the ancient moun- tain. INTEBESTED. {Judge.] Husband (at police say you have caught the fellow who robbed our house night before last? Do want to see him? I'd like to talk to him. I want to know how he got in without waking my wife. I've been trying to do WEAPON. [New York Press. I E British army Is shortly to be an enemy is far better than killing him. could only look imploringly at the merci- that for the last 2O years. less woman. The' three men closed around him and drew their swords. "You are a said the Queen, and turned her back on him The three armed men drew closer. The Marquis that his hour had come. He had been known as a man of courage, but in this extremity he was a picture of abject terror. He seized the Queen's and WELL QUALIFIED. [Judge.] "Did you hear that that poor fellow who lost both his legs in an automobile accident intends to go rinto "No. How can he, without a to "Oh, he expects to go on the equipped with a new type of rifle, possessing a considerably longer "barrel than the present mode and a slightly decreased bore. With this weapon It will be possi- ble to discharge a bullet with very high velocity and penetrating power. Ninety-nine people out of a hundred will jump to the conclusion that this weapon has been designed in order to In- crease the wholesale slaughter and car- nage that Is generally supposed to be the inevitable outcome of modern warfare. As a matter of fact, this is quite a mis- taken idea. Modern weapons of war are rapidly de- veloping into very humane instruments as compared with those of a few years ago. This tendency If not due to any hu- manitarian reasons, but solely because It is not policy to create wholesale slaugh- ter in present-day warfare. Experts have discovered that to wound A number of wounded soldiers entails responsibility jon the side that they rep- resent, which is a severe handicap in a strenuous war campaign. Ambulance corps and field hospitals have to be main- tained, and In big campaigns where casu- alties are large-the burden of taking care of the wounded is no small matter. That is one great reason why modern weapons tend to put a man temporarily out of action and not to kill him. The terrific speed of a bullet discharged from the modern high-power rifle sends it, in nine cases out of ten, right through a man. It puts him out, but seldom kills him. The wounds made by high-speed bul- lets, though heal very rapidly. WJiat is more, the modern bullet seldom poisons a wound, as was the case with the old type of shot Owing to the heat developed by the high-power used in the discharge the A PRISON OF SILENCE. [Baltimore Son.] Entombed in a grim, castle on the out- skirts of Lisbon are some of the most miserable men on earth. These are in- mates of Portugal's "prison of silence." In this building everything that human Ingenuity can suggest to render the lives of its prisoners a horrible, maddening torture is done. The corridors, piled tier on tier five stories high, extend from a common center like the spokes of a huge wheel. The cells are narrow, tomb-like and within'each stands a coffin. 'The attend- ants creep about In felt slippers. No one is allowed to utter a word. The si- lence is that of the grave. Once a day the cell doors are unlocked and the 600 wretches, march out, clothed in shrouds and with faces covered by masks, for It is part of this hideous punishment that none may- look upon the countenances of his fellow prisoners. Few of 'them endure this torture for more than 10 years. [Scientific T MAT not be out of place to recall the essentfal difference between refractor and refledtor. The former is the one usually called to mind when we think of a telescope. It has a lens at the upper end of a tub.e through which the light passes. At the lower end la the eye- piece through which we On the other hand the reflector has no lens, but a large concave mirror which takes the place of the lens. mirror IE placed at the lower end of the tube, the latter being open at the upper end. The light passed down through the tube to the mir- ror, is reflected, back to the upper end and brought to a focus where the eye- piece or photographic plate is placed. One of the principal points in favor of reflector is the saving In cost The Clarks received for the 36-inch lens of the Lick OTwervatory, and a mounting similar to that would cost aboiit an equal amount Thus this large re- fractor may be considered to represent an investment of approximately 000. Now compare this cosrt with that of a reflector of the same Aperture. It is pos- sible to 'obtain A. three-foot mirror for a'bout A suftable mounting can be had for about lor even leas If a very simple design la chosen, A well- equipped reflector Would therefore cost in the neighborhood of or ap- proximately one-fifth that of a refractor of the same size. For telescopes of this aperature, which must be permanently mounted and prop- erly protected from the weather, an addi- tional item must be considered, namely, the cost of building and dome. The re- flector can be made much shorter than the refractor, so that a dome with a di- ameter of 40 feet is ample for a three-loot instrument of this type, while the Great Uek refractor requires a dome having a diameter of 75 feet. Since the coat of domes varied approximately as the cube of the diameter, the dome wwtriaT' coat over six times as much aa a similar an instrument of the other type. It may therefore be said that, in gen- eral, the properly housed refractor of large size at least flve, and possibly six, times as much as a reflector of the same aperture. For smaller in- Amerloan.] atruments the ratio may be even hlgner. There is another point, however, which must be considered under the heading of Telescopes are ever increas- ing in size. In order to have a lens or mirror perform well It must be sup- ported in such a way that the flexure due to its own weight does not injurious- ly deform the optical surface. A lens, must be supported from the edge. There comes a time when an Increase in size will add sufficient extra weight to pro- duce appreciable deformation and there- by Injure' the performance of the tele- scope. Certain tests made with the for- ty-inch lens of the Observatory lead to the conclusion that it would not be advisable to make a refractor of a size unless a new way of support- ing great lenses is found. With a mir- however, it is possible to have the glass of sufficient thickness to be fairly rigid and then have a system of supports so designed as to support the entire back of the mirror ani thus completely prevent flexure. Furthermore, the larger a lens the thicker the glass. This means increased loss of light due to absorption. That this is really a serious matter will be realized when ir is known that tht great Lick and Verkes lenses transmit only about. 50 per cent of the photographic rays falling on them. Thia loss is due primarily to absorption. Doubling tSie alze of such a lens would about double its thickness and it would therefore trans- mit only about 25 per cent of the actinic rays. This means that while the lens area has been increased four times the amount of light reaching the image would only be doubled. Now the silver film of a mirror in good condition reflects about 80 per cent of the photographic rays. Therefore by doubling the aper- ture of a mirror, the light reflected la Increased in the same ratio as the area or four-fold. for large In- struments, the reflector iaNthe more effi- cient In its light-grasp. A refractor Js not well adapted to most r kinds of direct photographic work. It can, however, be used for both visual and spectrographlc observations. On the other hand, the reflector la well adapted to visual" work and is at its best in ajfec- trographlc and direct photographic 'ap- plications. It Is therefore more uni- versal Instrument. of tfte BUTT OF OUB JOKES IS ONE OF THE MOST USEFUL OF ALL OUB AMEBICAN ANIMALS. INew Orleans Picayune.] YANK YOUR PROBLEM. (Detroit Free Why, certajnly! How easy it Is to solve a problem, isn't it, once you grab it by its figurative neck and proceed to business? Take the case of Memphis, Tenn. It was decided down there to tax bachelors to raise a fund to maintain a summer hos- pital for sisck babies. Certain bachelors said they wouldn't pay. Whereupon they were arrested and fined Now the plan is working as smoothly as an old shoe on a hot day. And that's the way to solve any old problem to grab it firmly and yank it around speedily until its teeth rattle out. Running away from a problem or sitting down beside It to await Its dis- solution are poor ways. They seldom se- cure results and are always unsatisfac- tory and slow. So, if you've a problem, why. up and at it, man or madame! ---lOMEWHERE the legend exists I that the goat was created by the devil, which, perhaps, is justified by the animal's perni- cicus activities and his fondness for things not enjoyed by any other liv- ing creature. In ancient times the honor of being sacrificed to Bacchus- was con- ferred upon it, and in modern times'the goat, no matter how venerable, is hon- ored, when presented on the dining table, by. being given the name of one of the most docile animals known. From time immemorial has the animal been used as the butt for jokes In comic papers and there have been few who have shown a willingness to espouse the cause of this really useful but maligned member of the animal kingdom. At last a champion has been found, one who comes forth boldly, without fear ot criticism, and tells of the unsuspected value of the goat and proclaims that the animal and profit- able as a milk producer than a cow A physician of Buffalo, with the appropri- ate name of Dr. W. Sheldon Bull, roused by the base insinuations and injustice done the "poor man's says that instead of having our cows tested for tu- berculosis or worrying ourselves to death for fear our dairyman, despite his solemn oath, has not made the tests he should have made, why not obtain our milk from an animal that could not have tuberculosis if it tried. He calla the "the only dairj animal immune to tuber- culosis." He believes the1 virtues of milk and the ease of obtaining it are too little known in this and he is applying himself to the task of filling this need long existent, but apparently not sufficiently felt. Anybody can keep a goat. Dr. Bull us, and everybody ought to. From a hy- gienic point of view it Is argued the owners of these hardy little creatures may enjoy greater advantages than does the possessor of a pampered, pedigreed cow of the moat fashionable breed. It is well known that goat's milk la richer, more nutritious and more easily' digested than cow'a milk, and as diet for chil- dren and invalids it is stated by the most eminent physicians to be unsurpassed. So far as attempting to overcome the ignorance and prejudice regarding the goat by any organized or systematic effort toward educating thepublic with reference to the economic, dietary and sanitary pujtrq J-BJ 3JB 9M. jqj jo anrBA other civilized countries, perhaps due to the lack of information given the people of the United States by those in charge of Government reports. Outside of the foreigners on our shores nobody the goat, but if such men like Dr. Ball will continue to champion its cause, who knows but that some of these days Nan- ny may yet butt her way into popular favor. ;