Big Timber Pioneer (Big Timber, Mont.) 1890-1975, May 11, 1893, Image 5

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LOVE’S CERVICE. Lovo culled to ti: • or:; men v.-i)>nir.\ly “Come; join i lit- i i my i:wmi:uny And take tlie *ieM i.i my son ion.\ But tUo ycuuy imui «.axi- \Tliero »7* other tUiiifi» Tltun blushi’HUiidkii'&esiinii I’.oiversiuvd rings. Of fur tmm* u ortL tluui your mu-viee. •\Tliere’s businui,t<iind sport and pltmatire ar.d art: Your war is mere folly, your wcapn «dart: I’ve no time to spare for your service.'” Love turned lightly «way «rhea he heard the rebuIT. O f y-our.g volunteers there wen* more than enough To till up the ranks of his service. But time, passing by. made clear to the man That they nr« tlio wisest who join when they con The worshipful rank« of Lore’« service. So lie offered to I>ove his Jewels and coin. Forgetting his age. he thought he would Join The throng who pressed to J.oveV eervice. But l^ove answered lightly: “The day has gone hy. A sere autumn leaf is too old and tin» dry For a garland worn in my service. “Youcan buy if you like u friendly regard. And perhaps it may seem if you try very hard As If you were In my service. “But the raw recruits for my household guard I take from the young; the old aru debarred From taking the oaths of uy service. “The countersign's 'Youth.' Cuu you give it?\ “Ah. no.\ \Then rightabout lace. Vou’ro too old and too slow To learn the details of my service.** -C. F. Johnson in Temple Bar FREE SCHOOLBOOKS. fOMETHI.*:G AECJT THE UNIQUE SY3- ’ Ttirt C.“ -.'.OOKLYN. pt.piiH mo u*!U::u . s are \ esten vrun ti cor- iaiti ci^rcc «ii <Jivy retionary power touching what Ti.eusMvc'.t if tiny shall l.i> taken to make good the loss. How long the average schoolbook lasts is u matter for speculation. The life of the average book differs with the locality of the school and the character of the pnpils. In some sections, for instance, the book« are converted into playthings for the baby at home, while in others the greatest pride is manifested in pre­ serving the books clean and unimpaired. So. too, u geography of a good kind will last frequently several years, while one season of work is generally the limit of endurance of a primer. Whatever may 1m the total number of t>ooks used up in a year, it is certain that the em­ ployees of tlie board who handle them haven't an overplus of leisure. From the middle of January till March 1 three express wagons are kept constantly oa the move distributing the packages to the schools. The number of pupils on register is about 1)8,000, so that t he per capita cost for books is only a little ovor$I per year. In the primary grades, where a largj portion of the total registry is found many of the youngsters require only ehies and primers. Higher up, however, in tho ;;c:hc:!:and hi^h svhools the cost of books for each pupil, if it were not borne by the board, would range from £:J or £-1 to $7 or $8 per year, so that the free boo:; system is universally regarded as a boon to the public school children.—Brooklyn Eagle. rÄiLÜii C>? ¡ViA«vh-!¿¡M. Tfcu B e a r * ! b - l : : t ‘ f the Cily Sr-:: ' Kcdily CiZZ.CZC Ever? Year Is F!t::.._ . Out Pupils For TIicI:- Si «dies— Slow the tlecpiUitlw’iH A re rt,r> I'p, i The Uiaiiks of iiéarly iGu.uóú public flehobi pupils of Brooklyn and their pH lb ents are due to the board of for At least u«o the foiiVnKtti of that body's luttninisltniion - ^ e free book System. 11 is a fact onmouly known that tlio pupils o f Vhj public schoo''.- iu this city arefrtHñr íl0li with all the o/.uiit o f , books, 'st;Vf.p . paper necessary .throughbiU U*.ejr course at school freo of charge-. Xr _ ti(> tliis entails an exrunso of J.OOO every year and avast deal - in procuring and distributing . r e q u i r e d snpp11'\ Only or.:* other q / in the slate, that of New York, ’ ¿reals its school children as munificent­ ly. Tile system lu'.s been in vogue in Jirookly*: rbraonio years and is found io be O satisfactory that no change is e:;- 1/Cctcd or even considered at all. . The books used In thió city's'sebools ’are selected by the boat’d of education's committee on studies, who report their selections lo the full board íóf ‘confirnta- tlon before the books ufó filially listed. There are now on tlie catalogue of text- /books and works of Whatever sort for Which need is found to exist in the schools upward of 1.000 different kinds of books ranging fro'ni. priinei;:-;, to .ab­ struse works on philosophy. The list i* 'includes a variety of •algebras,’anthm-j tics, books on astronomy, djookkeeping. 'chemistry, 'civil 'government, composi­ tion :and rhetoric, dictionaries :ih Eng- lish;aud several 'other languages.'laio;;:;, 'oncloeutioh. etyBiology, ge’ograpliy/’ge- ‘ometry. grammar. history. ‘ ianguage*?.' •literature, ’methods' of: teaching,. physiol- ‘pgj’.'readers, ‘maps, charts,’ Copy books, 'drewirig lvwlcs, ‘music Ixtoks and charts, !sciei!cte aiiiVnatiiriil’philosophy and siip- 'lilementriry'readers. ■The 'm'odvis ' dperundi' 6f‘ getting the 'right'bboksuh thtfright,qiuintities to the' several schools' is’ this: The principal of a school niakes u*p froni reports furnished' by his subordinates' a ; requisition which ! is'written1 out ’dirn blank ] form with the titles' of tlio' books, grades for which they ■' ore; to:b'o lised, aiid tlie price of each book, * and- the1 total fori ^'0 whole requisition. 'Demands 'for' maps, globes, charts, dic- '• tioharies.' blackboards, janitors' supplies,' etc., must! lxj approved by the chairmen * Of • tlie' local ‘committees. The reqjiisi- '• lions after passihgthe committee o ii, li- ‘braries nre'sent to the secretary of tlio board of' education. George G.. Brown,' * who controls tlie distribution of tlie siipf plies for tlie scliools. The requisitions are tabulated once a week, and upon the basis of the result o f the'tabulation orders arè *■ upon the publishers. Lack' the storage of the supplies and scarcity 1 o f money forbid anj* considerable quan­ tity of books being carried’ in stock. 'All the books are delivered at tlie Ixxikroom in the office building o f the board o f ed­ ucation, where they are ‘bbUnted; and each Education Invented a BnBvl Fruof Cr.itt, and. J’ivstc! K I 21 - ; A , « ttt Hl.s Feet. Who could have tolti before the other day that ifaunhvmi held .her epoch making tailor? Who even iu Mannheim knew il? I Ivin I I . : B owe—-the miracu­ lous. as ho is cl.covered to be—v.v.s lcn'uvn t\ L” nitisefi-'s as ¡1 plain ',i*el!ntj‘W , ,‘ u»‘ chom t ’.E’ Ptldbg U'Vgifi 0® made vere it possible to T.mltiply him byline. A.::d ’.¡ow wbero aro the «ino t.-.er.—l;..rring lb*’, emperor, Prince IttTiiiavdk : h d Couv.l von Caprivi—who have stirred t'.’.u faiherland as Herr Dov/e has .stirred it these few days? A litile while ago Herr Dowe was so impecunious that lie was constrained to beg the loan of the pistol wherewith he has privately tried l:is experiment. This moment he may if ! : k’ke *'? rich beyond the dl'ca;:-..- of r.v.aico. Emperors are “ wiring1’ him, syndicates rre clustering round liim, French ami Russian str'\; are trying to bag him, und German do- tectires—as thc^r appear to be—are foil­ ing tlie spies. Most wonderful tailor! 6ur correspondent'» account v.uikt.i it clear that the new coat of mail is a rigid garment which the warrior can put on his brca’cA When he faces the foo, or chip on his back when he runs away from him. But it strikes Vis that the ‘miracu­ lous tailor has not ’and 'óaimót solve the serious problem ’di' impact. His coat of mail 'can stop the swiftest bullet, but it 'cavmoVdèstroy'thè forcc of the blow. Be- ’causò a ’bullet is so small a tiling, few people, Soldiery excepted, understand how great its weight is at its terrine speed. A soldier receiving a bullet *'tinj his coat of mail would in ail probability1 be knocked senseless for u time. We'caii fancy him slowly coming • fo himself again, silting up and 'leisurely 'looking round about him -to\Sè'effcow things wore going on. Me lilts' been tech­ nically dead for, say. .“» or ;U)! most ’ pre­ cious minutes. But it is jJossible that if :)0 ór 40 per cent of his regiment were iu tho same position they •'might; just as well, from the generai’s point of view, be piiysicullydeadfòr all time. 'and that though lives weve saVed the dav might be . lost. A'warrior! prostrated ’iti that manner might prove a source of perplex­ ity to the Red Cross’ rescuers' and the one is stainjied' “ Property Hoard of cation. C i t y 'o f Brooklyn,” ërid’’ en­ tered on the receiving bòok£ ,!The clerks make op the orders for'/the Bey¿rál schools, and the packages are Sent to their destinations by express. A separate account of boots received •' and returned is kept ht the headquarters o f the board o f educatioh with each school. The books aré charged to the : principals, who in tditn charge them to ’ ‘thè téachers, the latter keeping track of the disposition o f the volumes among : the pupils. W h e n the'books become un­ fit for use, they are turned in and re- ' bound i f expensive, and if cheap sold • fo r waste paper. All'books., when they * cannot b e used any longer, whether fit ' for rebinding o r not, must be returned; to the board o f education. I f pupils: w illfu lly destroy them', they à ré obliged - to pay fo r others to Vèplace the books de­ stroyed.- In the case o f .books lost for ity — ........ - ------ ------------- tàkérsbf prisoners.—Londoti News. T li«' ¿’»ntrol o f thn Nicaraiciia X'aVial. ' The ''cost of the Nicaragiia canal has been variously estimated. Tlio latest 1 hâve sepn. a:id 1 believe if to be the high- 'est; is ^37 .000,000. • Tlio Company engaged iii its construction; proposes' to raise in ponio way $1 iW.bbo.OOO—an excess of $13.- OÔO.QÔO above the estimated cost—to pay interest X|ll the canal'is in operation and to provide ' for contingencies.1 that may arise.' The sjun is not large if the pat- rouage the canpl shall receive proves to (^ anything like whât is predicted and . âec^'a.prôbâble, . , r. m ‘'''''‘^ ^ jja^'iid^errâc^s of views as to a made ouL how. .th^.^j)a|.\'slxai|. .li® constructed and k' of room for ^'controlled wjien in operation. As it will ---- j ------ 1 prove most iidvahtageoUs to onr own commerce, and as Under, p u b lic control excessive profits w ill not'toi made on the money invested, th e r e * » a prevailing sentiment that the government should build it and manage it after it is built; that it should be free to Am erican ship­ ping, and .a tax imposed on foreign pa­ trons o n ly to an extent that is necessary to pay the expense o f management and repair and a reasonable income on the cost o f construction.— Richard H . Mc­ Donald, Jr., in Californian. Wasted—A Bvokca Down Baee Bone. Alexander Jones, the richest man on the island o f Barbadoes, wants an Am er- can race horse to beat the Jamaica thor­ oughbreds that have been carrying every­ thing before them at the Bridgetown bar­ racks. He doesn’t w a n t a Salvator, or a Lam plighter, or a Tammany. A horse that can go a m ile in about 1:46 is good enough. The Firenzi o f theCaribbees has a record o f 1:49. M r. Jones always insists ofi a pedigree, however. H e isn’t particular about the horse. The Barba­ dians are “ death” on pedigrees. Four v«ara airo a Clifton selling nlater—than wincn there is no more miserable crea­ ture on earth— w a s shipped to a firm in Bridgetown, and nearly nil the Jamaica thoroughbreds were driven off the island by him. He swept everything before him. If wo could induce the Gutten- burg and Gloucester legions to emigrate to Barbadoes with their wretched brutes, something would be gained.-»-New York Tribune. ______________ _ Th* S um Mjrtlu. It was in Bayard Taylor's day that the sun myth had its vogue. One night at a party Taylor was greatly bored by the persistent efforts o f a guest to discuss sun myths. No matter what direction the conversation might take this person would ruthlessly drag, it back again to his favorite topic. At lost the distressed poet raised a very interesting question in ¡ regard to tho threadbare subject. “ Did you ever think.** he asked, “ that the .name Smith so common all over the world is derived from sun myth?\ No one had ever dreamed of sncli thing. Max Muller had overlooked the point completely. “ Quite possible, certainly most plaus­ ible,” «aid Taylor. “Sun myth, Sumyth, Smyth, Smith, ami some still spell the nr.iie vu h a jv Th? ¿’'.•\nssion ¡was ended. —Youth’s Companion. A Lustirioittf Wny to The apartments l:: Dr. Vi. Seward Webb's private car. Ellsmoro. are fur­ nished as richly and comfortably as rooms of similar size in. a millionaire's residence could be. The decorations of tlie interior of ll.c car are very dainty and pleasing to the eye. I 1 1 the drawing room there is a superb upright phr:n and other’ musical instruments with which Dr. Webb ami his grists x .-ill be able to add to the pleasures»; their long trip to t=‘? p-'-**’.. (-cast—New York] Times. Afraid of New Fares. “It is laughable.\ said Clerk Burney at the Arlington last night, “to observe what consternation a strange face will create in a crowd of public men nowa­ days. “ You will see several of the latter talking und joking, when suddenly some one not known to them will approach A startled look flashes over their faces, ami the newcomer receives a cold recep­ tion ual'jasb.e happens to be a newspaper man cr a political power. '*Wl:nt in the cause? Why. office seek­ ing. Every svtsr.tor ami representative in the city ¡ 3 api: tETC? ? day by some man wanting his application in­ dorsed, and the senators usually are pre­ sented with a U tter of ¡nirbduction, male- ing escape impossible. They must in­ dorse or make r.n enctny, and if they in­ dorse tho application it iuerttuj so much of their patronage gomi from their friends. No wdndcir theVtook frightened at the sight of it 'sttr.-Sgc- face approach­ ing Washington News. THROUGH > - ^ IIS T • ONE DAY Î » Y„I J • • c ’ f Khi j ”. » *VA . BOULDER /r— -—-WglTv \gjgj » .-■g-rs» STAGE LINE. Four Horse Passenger Coaches NOW RUN BETWEEN Big Timber and the Boulder Gamp, AS FOLLOWS: LEAVE: BIG TIMBER at 6:09 a. m. ou Monday, Wednesday and Friday« Arrive at Independence at 6:00 j , m. LEAVE: INDEPENDENCE at 6:00 a. ip, on Tins,]?.;' T uuviday and Saturday. Arrive at Big Timber at 6:00 p. n;. For rates and général informai:on. apply at J . J. W ALK , Prop. ' DIXON’S JE W E L R Y STORE. 1 V I O O R E « . G o ., * The piopeer Drug Storti HEADQUARTERS FOR- the purest drugs and chemicals. VuilitK wMlii Memiimof lilouil. Tlu* district court is somewhat unde- cfcled 4^'iuwhat is tlie liest course to putsile tu tlu* case of the State versus Edward Porter, charged with carving .-ifiiother colored man named Clark with a 'knife. The trouble arises over the fact that Juror Oswald is taken with a fit every time blood is mentioned, and the case lias to rest until he recovers. The very mention of a wound or the showing of a knife sends him into a fit of shivers, and the attorneys are struggling along in an effort to conduct the case without the use of gory details. That is prac­ tically impossible. The court cannot re­ lease the jury ami try the case again un­ der the rule that a man once in jeopardy is always in jeopardy aud cannot be tried twice, except in case o f a disagreement. The case is a {wculiar one.—Minneapolis Cor. Chicago Herald. Sw ttclieU Off by m Iiurro. A peculiar accident happeued theother day on the Bakersfield and Saa Miguel railroad at Asplialto. The train was made up and ready to start for Bakers­ field. when a young burro was seen rub­ bing himself on the switch. When the train started, the shriek of the locomo­ tive whistle frightened him. and he jumped with such force against the switch as to throw it open just as the train arrived. As a result the locomo­ tive and four of the cars w e re ditched.— Cor: San Francisco Chronicle. A Laug bl.tattm A reporter had tlie pleasure on Sun­ day o f listening by telephone to part o f asennon delivered inSt. Thomas’church, Hamilton. Every word o f the preacher could lie heard, and if deponent be not badly mistaken there w a s a sneeze at the close o f one o f the eloquent periods that could have come from no other in­ dividual titan John B. Cameron,— Gnelpli Herald. To Rofllo For M h o u I « . The mummies o f the high priests o f Ammon, now in possession o f the Egyp­ tian government, are soon to be raffled off. They w ill be divided into s ix lots and draw n fo r by the museums o f Lon­ don, Paris, Rome. Berlin. Vienna and St. Petersburg. Croak» oil Halrcuttlng. The crank on the subject o f hairent- ting— you’ve a ll met him! The worst form o f haircutting crankism is proba­ bly the man w ith a poetical fancy, who tries to stick a barber by asking to get his hair cat in some unheard o f fashion. I had a man come in once and ask fo r an “inshoot;” soniititinres ltf&i'‘a “ iShdscape, garden.” Itttfis only*tt$t' Yfie^thfcfcii big, long legged youngster came in ”2Ml asked me t o cut his hair cattail style.— National Barber. W E K E E P THE NORTHW E S T E R N STAR OIL Co.,- house paints, none better. WE H A V E JUST RECEIVED A LARGT j - shipment of window glass. ARTIRTS M A T E R IALS, INCLUDING ----- paints, canvas brushes, palettes, etc. S T A T I O N E R Y , P E R F U M E S . ------ - albums, musical instruments. Mail, Telegraph and Telephone Orders Attendee. To With Dispatch. SANBORN - & - URNER, D E A L E R S I N BUILDING MATERIAL. LXJMBEB YARDS; NEXT TO BANK BUILDING. BICTIMBER, MONTANA. - < & - H a v e ju s t received a large consignm e n t o f 0 Schuttler Wagons, Road Carts, Buggies, Agricultural Implements, Barb Wire, HEAVY m SHELF HARDWARE. C A M - EXAMINE A N » GET PltlCKS IIKFOIJK PURCHASING. HEADQUARTERS FOR MINERS’ 8UFFLIES. 1 lift TIM IlKll. MONT A RLINGTON * HOUSE, ■W . S&. B R A M B L D , P r o p . O p a p B a y a p d f t l g ñ t . lV lM lt at oil ^ o u y t i H a s been n e w ly opened and new ly furnished. * T a b le supplied w ith a l l the delicacies o f the season. I U « T I M B E R . M O N T A N A . L a n d s c a p e p h o t o g r a p h y , F i t * » K N C I I I B A C V I i A r t t t t , Is now prepared to make photographs^of Hanches, Stock, Building* and Open A ir Scenes. Terms reasonable. Leave orders at this office. O. M. LAXPHEAlt. \v. LIDDELL. LANPHEAR& LIDDELL, • , v»« • »» A r c prepared to do a ll kinds o f contract work. *VVill furnish a l l . m a ters . . . . . . . • • . . . •■mi •• . •. . B ig Timber. ob M ô b t à jU K .o mtü-iíínj '.'ívinl .im i oilT .bai í>ni; . i i o il ait4 ¡loisob I m i *; nu fcdaoqiuq ooJAo to i .moot iniqstfn a t »

Big Timber Pioneer (Big Timber, Mont.), 11 May 1893, located at <http://montananewspapers.org/lccn/sn84036123/1893-05-11/ed-1/seq-5/>, image provided by MONTANA NEWSPAPERS, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana.