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Vol. 1. DAYTON, OHIO.JUNE 8, 1889. ~l,irt ~me ~lriv~~. l'FULH:>IIIm WEEKLY. pumpkin:::;. H oe<'lllTC(l i o him that tbe pmnpkin" must be eμ:g~ that the animal ha(1 laid. WilburWright - - - - - Editor lfo looked in nrnazc·ment for a Orville Wright _ _ _ _ Publisher moment, and then rn n to hi:-; ma:::;ter as fast as liis lt>gs couhl carry TElnr;· :-Q11arter of year: twenty cent: t'ix week~, ten CC'nt~. l~lU WERT 'l'lilHI> fHHl•,l•,'f. The "Elephant in the Moon." him, "( 1ornc qui ·k !., lw ('Xebimec1; '' 111<..' fin(l mar ,'s 11Pst-comc <1ni<·k !" rl'IH' 1-dory of th' <'Ol1lit•<tl 1 'ri11cl'' 1:.qm.>~Hl rnpi<lly 11011~h, an11 f-:ince that time any diH °'er) whieh . ome person r<..·:.;nrd~ t!~; '."t'1)' strange or imporht11t, hut \Yhil'h other people are dispo'-'cd to nw.kc light of, has 'heen called a ''mare's nest.~· Too Familiar. the cotrn1ge of hi· con vjdio11s. I hl hni1i't no heH.:r thnn l o\·er " "1' 'b "] 11 I wus, s;1H lie; · uL · 1c a( ( cd, h)T \YHY of sof'tening the h<.ucih statenwnt, "I got 'c' i-:ore. t l'ro·1( of :rn.' hod)' in tliis clnt~.-)-I-1-1-m ~t μ:ot clipf't>l'ia !'' lli~ inllnnw<l lar.·nx 111idu 1101 li:1Yc' 1Jt'<. 11 :i 111enn . ..: of ~~l':l<'l', hut hi:'; hOIH'!:dy '<'I"! :l j 11 Jy \·1":l8.- '-,'('/. HiB Guess. [ti· ~Ollll'iimc: .:1id t11;d tlw <'ity hoy., an' Lriμ:hter th<rn thc·ir (·ountry <:(1u:in~, hut the opinion will hnrdly h~ n riiie<l by the f,dlo\Yin~~ tr.H:; dory. C>::•rbi;1 ]>T the to\\·n-1l1'C(1 ~·011 ngf't( r lli~phye<l an origirndii>-· uch n~; \\ 0111<1 h0 lwnl to :ii1l1 in the rnral di ·trid~. A Boston school-mi..::tress id in In the earJy dayf- of the telescope many ab 'nrc1 miRtakes were made in tlie use of the new instrument, and many "t1iscoyerie:'' :rnnonncec1 which h~we ndt hecn contirme<..1 by the slue.lies of astronomers ·who haYe lived since. In the s:ixtccn( h ee:ntury, an English observer, Sir Peter .... r enl, who possessed a telesl'.ope and "\Vas ....-ery conceite<.l aLout ii, g.lve out that he had disco....-ered ''an elephant in the moon." The discovery made quite a sensation, and Sir Peter, had the snijsfaction of he:lring his e1cplu1nt in tho moo11 talkec1 about on every side. The candidate for pu1J1ic_ offo:e. the h.-~hit of g.iYing her pupil.-.; often goe;:; to :SlH·h kngth'-' 1ll ex:- word-h'. ~<ms; that i~, she dc:::;cribes uherance_ of feel_ing arnl m;~nnc_r some fornilinr ohjecL p:ni1w mor<:> t? rnnl Jus c_onst~tuc1:tis t~l<li !w 1s :rnd rno:·o into p:wtienbrs, till likely to chum krnslnp with ab::;o- some one of the children makes a lute strangers. The Gon'rnnr of s:ign Orn.the knowR whnt it is. On a "\V cs:tern State is noted for his ll;is occ:1f::im1 f:lH' h"g<rn to des<'ribe bland method of public- spe~1 1~ing :111 animal \Yhich ha<l hYolegsancl l1 u.ri ng an e lcet i one\.'rin;..; tour. l \!·o \Yin,<;~, "W<L' COYC'l"Cll "·ith ft ath- He assumes Uie iirn;ratlating ersi Jiyer1 must ot tne tune in familiarity of knowing eYery one, 1 l 1 · l One day, a gentleman who had some know ledge of the use of telescopes, and was incredulous a bout tho elephant obtn i ne<l the fovor of loohng through, 'ir Peter's tl'le scope, and ~eized the oppo1tnnit~' to search the inslrn ment. Pres- . - trees, am . o en; w ien one itt c and usually the result i::; mo3t sue- fe11ow put np his hand. ce~srul. '' \\\-.lJ, ''hat ii:; it, Johnny?'' On om· occa:-;ion h0 visi tc(l a . he asked. '0\\'11 '<lt ""', mnc (11·~tan<."' from hi8 ''l t-111· 11 1,: ·t · '' f I t ,, '"' _ 1 1s n <'ow, .ornny ent1y he cnmc to , 'ir Peter, holding a 11y between hi" fingel' and thnmh. •• \V ell, wha l i~; il P' "'nid Sir Pet-home, for the purpose or mak~ing a speeeh. -when he arose to address his andienC'e, hiti l'nee was ·wreathed ·with smiks <lll'l he began, "Ladies and gentlemen, it :1 Cforcls me ,r.;rN1t }Jl a~11··(' to 1;1eet 1 he o1<1 frion<lti here whom I h<•Ye er. 1 known so lonrr. '' "N oihing, sir, bnt your 'e ephant ,_, in the 1110011 !'" At this i)oint, ~ t>brilJ \nice from The liy had cn'pt i11i_rJ the tele£ cope in sucb <l wn:i' m: to ~-ug~'"st an elephant to the amateur as-tronomer, who kept his instrument trained on the moon. The incident soon henrn10 as witle]y knO"\Yn as t1w c1i~·:l'.o\·ei-y, and the "elephant in the moon"' became a by-\-rord, r-;ignil'~Tiug the same as t hC' <t~Fii··rn·n shod, --1," ~ ume ~em ! 11~,l"'H: \·!il, (_;(),_'('11101' '." The OoYernor w~is 80 1llt;conc2rted by the 1,ertinZ-'! t requeat, that he (1i<1 not recoW:'.i' biti con1pot:un' (hiriiig the en~'.;·e eve11i11g.-Ill~//·sas City Star. a "mare's nest.'' 8amue1 Buller \Ve Jl-rneaning people ~ometimes wrote a poem on the slluj0d. d:..:k a child if he or she io "a good 'rhe term "a mare':-< ncBt," hy the hoy" or "girl." The qn1'stion is way -probably hus 110 other history mi cmharras:->inμ; one, hc'e~rnse }:011- th:m is eontc1i11ccl 1n a 8tory cur- ,~iti H' eliildren do no Jil:e fo proreut among the counll'y people daim their o'Yn worth; anll ;-clf-throud10nt the United State-~. resp2ctful yollth fire nrnd1 8Ye::se 1 In the da;.T:::: \YL<:n rn~gro slaves to dcnonncin~ tliPm ·01 Y0~. ' \\~·re lfrt-t imported i.1t.o .A1ucriu1, _\. ~;~1H1,,~y-:::1•h(10: t. ~. ·h..:1· LC.X<til a young sfa\-e, WhO }1a 11 in lJis :i~lOl't thl~ <11:...,stiuning ~l'( fol' l'!Hl Of th' residence here neyer seen G IJ1lmp- old )T<11' vith this qne:ry, "Aru kin, but hac1 picket1 up something you helter t1rnn you wern h1sl of the language of the country, yenr r' happened to i::ee a mare lying A good many of the little Ie1lo\YS down in the edge of a field by the\ had replied, "Yes, sir," but a side of a heap of ri11e yellow 1 croupy boy on the back seat had ;m:-;"-crc 1. The PreBent Capita,l of Omrnc1?. There i.: ~1 little ncwr.:boy who sells 'l7w J[a:z on \\·a~hi1}~to11 sh :.'"'t, .wL far from thi~ oilice, for wltom I prcf1id a gn·at fntmo. f fr is 011 l>r :1 l1r;ui t .'il ye .. co r,}c.1, h~1t :!1 ll(>id nl' ·k·l ;:,1n~ . ..; ', 11(.' far .•x:·(·1s nin :::. of hi..: (•l\1er r•,)111i"fHk!:'. lfr f:U1JT)1ii:.·s th•' 1.:lerks i;1 the cireu1ct ting clep~nh11c11 i \Yit h eommllrnm::, \\·hich ite f'hini.: are nri~i11- a1 an:l "i't .. :i-:1 from ck shop .:' '!\ -:L1:,T dw 1t,.,1i·;ery wa;:; small. h;:~ t~k qu:,L/ '.\:\-> f lei :-aid : •· Wh:1t i..\ l 1 C :._·~1pit:t1 ol' O<rnnLb (' Th(• <'k-::k \-:.~a sn'L sure, but t1;onght iL wa.: OtLnva. '' .... ~o, C!ur, ·' 1·cpEe(l the Incl, ''it's 11c b1h,ttl0 tfo ...'.\ .. ltH' !·fraH e~lsltiers taLe lle1\:' l ,h:h Y<'[l.l'.''-."'e/. '· I11:)tv_,11taneou8." geat k~man the c;tb_•r day }JJi,)tO~l':1phc;f\, ''strnlio." '·Yes, sir." "Ho\\' Jouμ: tlJes it take make them t' in a you to "l'en io twefrc <layR, sir.''-Sel. • ..,, No. 14. tlen1er in Drugs, medieine . ..:. PrQs<'riptio11s <':ll' 'f'i.llJ,\' <"lll'lJHlllll'tell. ... '. E. ( 1 n·. 'lhinl nml 1'unrn1it. J HN r~. NIT 1r Attorney at Law. 1'1)(1lll' 1 and ~Kulm~ Building" TUE WEST SIDE Bril"1 .; 11 f A SUQ l. a11· 0Il ~ t1 lhj~g, f1 !l J . ' 1033 \VE. 'T TllIHD STr El~/l'. Open l\londay and Tuesday eY e11i11 gs. ~ TQ"\Y i;:..sning vaicl Up Stock which payt:\ a ~cmi-annual dividend of 7%. Samuel L. Herr, Pres, .J. 0. Patterson, Sec. and Atty, James ·w. Booth Treas. F. M. NIPGEN, DBALER IN DRUGS, MEDICINES, PhyHiciarn;' pre.:icriptions earefnlly compounded. S. W. Oor. Fifth and Willia.ms Sta FLO Al EXCHA ~GE . For Fre;:;h eut Flowers. <1ho1cc UoBcs alwnys on hand. Ba::>h.etH, Dc,~itu1s, Ete., made to on1cr. 18 'Nest Third ~t .. Phirnps Honse '' g G 1,V c lwve nlio>..lt 50 pair of those fine L~H'C ( 'nrtnin:; }oft. _._\.s they were i-:"1 1 t to me on eommis.-)ioi1 a11.1 tlw tirn0 mo~ ouL ·will r-011 l11··m to o::r <'ll~ t 1mer::; d whole 'J,d ... · vrict s rather than send them back. D0.1_ ~·T MISS A BAHG .. A.Ii:T. ~'ee our dri·rn in corsets. A good corset for 25cts. Thompson's g1ove-fitti11£>; 50cts. l\fany other h~ugnins in stock. Uo:me and see thl'm. W. A. L1NGULN, Between \ ... illiarns and Broadway, \Vest Sid"e. 1107 Third St.
Vol. 1. DAYTON, OHIO.JUNE 8, 1889.
~l,irt ~me ~lriv~~.
H oe<'lllTC(l i o him that tbe
pmnpkin" must be eμ:g~ that the
animal ha(1 laid.
WilburWright - - - - - Editor lfo looked in nrnazc·ment for a
Orville Wright _ _ _ _ Publisher moment, and then rn n to hi:-; ma:::;ter
as fast as liis lt>gs couhl carry
TElnr;· :-Q11arter of year: twenty cent:
t'ix week~, ten CC'nt~.
l~lU WERT 'l'lilHI> fHHl•,l•,'f.
The "Elephant in the Moon."
1ornc qui ·k !., lw ('Xebimec1;
'' 111<..' fin(l mar ,'s 11Pst-comc
rl'IH' 1-dory of th' <'Ol1lit•