The Chronicle-Telegram from Elyria, Ohio on August 19, 1903 · Page 4
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THE CHBOXICLE, WlgpyBSDAY. AUGUST f 19, 190S-PAGE CHRONICLE DAILY AND WEEKLY L PAPER OF CITY OF ELYRIA 233 ELY POWER BLOCK USES OF FIREFLIES. Tfcej Mt|????l]r Llitat ????? Head ???*?? SIMM* 1I??? HUM OM* WM* to He*?????? * Pria??a*r. t DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Week, by carrier i cent .6 cents Year 85 cents ... $1.50 i, by carrier ........ ". ............................... bv mail .............. ............................. WEEKLY SUBSCRIPTION RATES. ???~-r Copy ....................................................... 5 cents i vr Year .......................................................... $1.00 ftfas Months ........................................................ .50 J. F. BURKE, ......................................... Editor WILSON ROGERS, ............. .Associate Editor and Manager P. D. STEVICK, ......................... .Circulation Manager S ha Krtieek K E. Geo Call '???la tho tropics," says G. R. O'RciUy, the naturalist, according to the' New York Suu. "the fireflies pay be made to serve many purposes. For instance, they supply light to rfcad by. "One night when stormbound in the forest-covered mountains of Pavia, in eastern Venezuela, my companions complained of the monotony of having nothing to do. " 'How jolly it would be.' he said, 'if we only had a lamp and some books!' " 'Why, I've got "Don Quixote" iu the sack,' said 1, 'and I'll soon have a light.' "I jumped from uiy hammock, caught a firefly, and soon, with 'Don Quixote' i open, was reading aloud in such darkness that none of us could see the faces i of the others. "I had tn!y one firefly, yet it was quite 5':f*?r5or::, *??cp.:iseI i:sc:l :; properly. I held the little creature between anger OUT OF TOWN NEWS AGENTS. " ! and tilumb- close to lhe **%*??? and as passed it along the lines of print, word ............................... .Lorain-Amherst Junction after u.ord became successively visible ........................................ .North Amhe st. ^3 passed from my lips as freely as if ....................................... Wellington. Ohio j i had had the wjioie page pla-'nly before ............. ??? ,__ ?????? : : ??? , -??? ??? - ?????? -- ?????? - ????????? ! me. instead ot a little circle of light, il- I lumiuating word after word as it moved Circulation Manager if you don't get your paper. His Home ( stea(lily along the paper, j "On another occasion 1 came across _____ _... _ . ^ ??? j a snake in the dark ami resolved to ??? ????????? ~~ ??????????????? , cateh jjjm Accordingly I decided to i ^Telephone ...................................................... 3?a j mark the spot and return immediately Telephone ....................................................... 3?? ; with a lantern. To mark the spot, how _______ ___ _______________________ | ever, in such darkness was diffieuit. "Fireflies were passing quite near me. I was smoking a cigarette, and had some fine copper wire in my pocket. I waved the glowing point of the cigarette about my head with one hand, and held my hat in the other. Soon a firefly sailed D. LEWIS COMPANY ^ - ELYRIA, O. Remnant Sale Saturday, August 1st th is REPUBLICANfTICKET STATE TICKET. near me. attracted by the light. 1 knocked it down with the hat and secured it, "In the same manner I got two others- tied them all together with the bit The great accumulation of Remnants, Oddments and Broken Lines caused by the tremendous selling during the last three -I weeks will be put on sale at prices to close them out "quick. Remnants of Dress Goods Remnants of Silks Remnants'offMuslins Remnants of Calicoes, Etc. Odd Pairs of Lace Curtains Broken Lines of Hosiery and Underwear, Etc. : cio.- neu mem an together with the bit Governor, ............... MYRON T. HERRICK, Cuyahoga j of copper wire, hung tfiem on a branch close by where the *""** t* Fcr Lieutenant Governor, ..... WARREN G. HARDING, Marion. ! ovef the Pathwa' ! snake was For Auditor of State, ......... WALTER D. GUILBERT, Noble. ! a lantern. For Srate Treasurer, ............. W. S. McKINNON, Ashtabula. j '"When I returned my firefly beacon For AttorneyGeneral, ........... WADE H. ELLIS, Hamilton, j ^ stj^ For Supreme Judge, ......... AUGUSTUS M. SUMMERS, Clark j Snak?? For State School Commissioner, ...... .EDWIN A. JONES, Stark, j tured aim without difficulty. Then. For Member Board Public Works, ..... GEO. H. W ATKINS, Pike, f' there- sloping as brightly as SENATORIAL TICKET. Fcr State Senator, ............. .GEORGE him thanking the fireflies for their services. I turned them loose. "Another night, wishing to shoot a large white owl when it was too dark to see the sights of the gun, a new use for fireflies flashed across my mind. killed D. LEWIS COMPANY FAMOUSPEDESTRIANS. f determined courage that he succeeded in Even Royalty Man Been \a Am oil ft the Kxpouc;it?? of I'ede.Miriuijinm. COUNTY TICKET. For Representative, ........................... R. B. LERSCH. For Recorder, .................... ............ C. E. TUCKER. For Commissioner. ....................... H. C. WANGERINE. For Infirmary Director, .................... WM. C. PRINDLE. "Surveyor, ......................... LESTER A. FAUVER. overcoming the painful exhaustion re| suiting from the loss of regular sleep . for such a lengthy period. His weight at i starting was substantial, being 13 stone ????????? ??? 4 pounds, while at the finish, after taking ??? ???~. - .-..^ m^. : Interest in long-distance walking, first i a bath and nourishment and sleepingal- a h PT , the lumin??ns part of | aroused by the stock exchange's little most continuously for 17 hours, he was eaea. l placed the phosphorescent sub- | Jau^t to Brighton, is but another in- able to turn the scale at 11 stone. The stance on the fore sight and back sight ! -stance of history repeating itself. Bare- pedestrian's bill of fare dunes? this walk" of the gun barrel. ; "'- - ??? ..??? -???*,._*-_, - ~ , ,, "By this means I brought down the owl without difficulty, the pale, weak- light on the sights being just sufficient so THE REDUCTION IN FARE "A .Venezuelan gentleman, whom I . | met at Caracas, told me how his life j once was saved by the use of a firefly. ; During a revolution being taken pris- i oner, he was confined in a house near city see tfae forest under a guard of soldiers-. and i had learned telegraphy while at school how | and his friends remembered that fact their : when every other plan of communicat- him had failed. "But they coul(1 not imagine how to Elyria people should rejoice that the fare between tht# South Lorain has been reduced to ocems. While \ve can not .anyone can blame the management Mr. Ely. deserve credit for . laud interest, at the $ame time, the payment of the increased fare ??? 'aHvays been a source of great dissatisfaction. The committee having matter in charge, and especially Mr. Ely. deserve* credit for their j teIesTaph to him without exciting tne- i officer The purchase of the eight ticket., in order to take advan- S^ThM-h? tnl't ^V???" ""^ iurv tnougnt that, by confining a large firefly so that its iight would show stead- 1 lily among the trees, a telegrapher; might, by alternately hiding and sr- j ??? j posing its light, send a message to him j while he sat smoking in the window of RttKMia's CititttaT, St. Petersburg-, which has jnst celebrated its- two hundredth birthday. \vas. in the "first decade of Tt?? existence- inhabited chiefly by soldiers, officials. j and peasants forcibly transplanted. j The nobles .\vere obliged to build- houses and leave^'Moscow to live in t/M,l^a,,J ,?????? ., UIll V1 ,ttlr UU4 ivx, t,,ta mttjlx them. Foreigners were particularly ly a century ago the feats of Capt, Bar- [ was no [ess gigantic- than the task ac- j welcome, and received immunity .from ela^y and others attracted sufficient at- 1 complfshed. I taxes. The present population is esti- ^ention to send the town almost mad j - Breakfast at five consisted of such! n^ted- at nearly 1.500,000'. Rents aro- with excitement, says the Strand ilaga- trifles as a roast fowl, washed down with | " zin- a pint of strong ale, and followed by two ! Even royalty itself has been numbered cupt'uls o?? tea. with brtac and bo.it.er. | among the exponents of pedi-'Strianism, After w.hat appears a very ler.gthy inter- j and that much-abused monarch. Charles val, lunch tohowed at 12, eitaer ircm | II., is certainly entitled to respect as a beefsteaks or mutton chops, of which fine specimen o????anall-round sportsman, latter commodity his chronicler guard- Apart from enjoying perhaps the unique j edly remarks that the captain ate a con- distinction among English sovereigns cf :' siderable quantity. Dinner at six consisted either of roast beef or more chops, with, which he drank porter and two twice as high as in Berlin or Paris, Trans-porta'tion is still by means of slo\t horse cars, even in the principal streets. 'iajje of the 'rate, is a small matter. ';.' Good roads are bound to come. The rural men are in earnest. ;../???:??? F*o??perlty'?? Sorest SS??r??. ; JSfot the big surplus in the state and federal treasuries, nor the promise of ???:::?-: harvests, nor the peace that exists within our borders, nor any other , of 4mr national felicities is of more auspicious immediate and future mo- i meat than the rush of marriageable lads jjtnfi. 12-ESes. to get married. There seems to be a hymenal contagion running its fpnd and flowery course through the land. . This is at once the assurance of present prosperity and more to come. ???Philadelphia Record. OUt of Prince of Wide*. 'The ethnographic collections in the British museum have received an important addition by the present which the prince of Wales has made to that institution of the valuable series of objects of native workmanship accumulated by him during his cruise in the Ophir. Several of the specimens are of great purity, and will make good deficiencies in the museum collection by adding material which the authorities have long endeavored to obtain. Bee* an A French apiculturist has discovered that bees can be trained as messengers. Some of these winged letter carriers, with tiny scrolls of closely written paper lied to their bodies by means of fine wire. ifcmve v??enknown to travel a distance of Jour miies or more in about 20 minutes. They have, it seems, an unerring instinct season. Telous. The results are said to be mar- by these drugs. In Denmark and Ger- j ^s p^gon. many advantage has been taken of this j "During the day, when he sat snrok- fact to force flowers in rooms and glass {ng by the wjnjow. thev g6,t a boy to houses, and to make them bloom out of , ^de past on a mule, singing a verse ??f song: Quando el irundo duerme, Mirad ' IGF cucu'los. Mi Corazon! "That is. 'When everyone is asleep, look out at the fireflies, my dear.' Tbe Exhibit. The Michigan University museum is now in possession of a complete exhibit of Kirtland warblers, male: female, young, nest and egg, the only complete- collection in the United States. This rare bird was discovered in 1841. and during these 62 years only 27 specimens have been secured in the United States. image serial: 8199296 image serial: 8199296

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