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									                                                                                                                         THE SAN FRANCISCO                           CALL, SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 1895.                                                                                                                                                  15

                                                                                                                shot. The damage done to growing crops by                                                                                                      circulation. It would be hopeless to urge

                                                                                                                                                             THE CASE
                                                                                                                larks is, as a rule, very slight.                                                                                                              that the crowns of hats be made of line wire

Save the Meadow
                                                                                                                  Now, touching this very point conies a                                                                                                       gauze or a pliant open-meshed web of tine
                                                                                                                letter from one of the best known agricul-                                                                                                     twine, but that is the best suggestion of all.
                                                                                                    turists in this State, A. T. Hatch. Mr.                                                                                                                    For those who have not even rudimentary
                                                                                                    Hatch writes:
                                                                                                    l                                                                                                                                                          hair left on their polls the only competent
                                                                                                       "Some claim that the larks pull up our                                                                                                                  physician is the one somewhat humorously
                                                                                                    grain by the' roots and thus damage our                                                                                                                    called the Grim Destroyer.
                                                                                                    crops. This claim is not true in any cases                                                                                                                                             W. C. Mokkow.
                                                                                                     where the covering of earth is sufficient to
                                                                                                    protect the seed against drouth. For in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               WERE FORCED TO WITHDRAW
                                                                                                                                                             OF   THE

                                                                                                    stance, I received one pound of seed wheat
                                                                                                    from the Patent Office. Planted each grain
                                                                                                    six inches, from another in rows sixteen                                                                suggested as to whether men and women
                                                                                                    inches apart. In no instance more than                                                                  are really evolving on diverging lines, and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Okell, Donnell & Co. Leave the

                                                                                                    one grain in one place. Shortly after the                                                               might tend to answer it in the negative.
                                                                                                    lirst appearance of growth Ifound the                                                                     Itis clear, then, that men are violating
                                                                                                    growth gone and a little hole where each
                                                                                                    grain had been planted.       Every sign of
                                                                                                                                                               If I    were a young man just graduated      nature in cutting the hair; that by so do-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ing they are weakening the desire of nature
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Insurance      Compact Sud-
                                                                                                    growth gone.                                            from a medical college Iwould begin my                                                                                    denly.
                                                                                                                        was very angry with the
                                                     bird in the orchard, its harmlessness in larks, yet I I them at harvest time
                                                                                                                                                                                                            to continue its production, and that they
                                                                                                                  forgave                                    career with a determination to find a          are constantly doing a physical injury to
                                                     every way, it is one of our sweetest and as
                                                     most joyous of singers."                           I gathered sixty-five pounds of wheat               remedy for baldness, for I           would know the exceedingly susceptible agencies which
                                                                                                                            planted. The wheat                                                              nature employs in the service. This, how-            Union Managers Want to Sus-
                                                       From Haywards. too, comes another pro- :stooled better pound if the birds had not
                                                                                                    from the one
                                                                                                                                                            that if I      should succeed I      would be as
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ever, seems in itself not to be sufficient to                pend Rates and Fight
                                                     test, from Charles P. Nettleton, the writer.                                                           famous as Pasteur.
                                                     He says: "The meadow lark not a singer?      , touched it, thereby increasing the crop."                                                               induce baldness, though its value as an aid
                                                                                                       There is no' more familiar name to Cali-                 This would be on the assumption of the      to that end cannot be questioned. We have
                                                     Why the man is a fool !Itis not necessary                                                              evilof baldness and the beneficence of its
                                                     for 'me to testify to the contrary, which fornians than that of Mrs. orchardistBuckingham,                                                             other agencies at work.
                                                                                                                                                            cure. Being only a layman I not sure  am          Apparently the most important of these                Okell, Donnell & Co., agents of the
                                                     every child knows. Over on the Carissa j the gifted and successful                         of
                                                     Plain, in San Luis Obispo County, 3000 feet    Vacaville. Mrs. Buckingham writes:                      that itis an evil, but being a layman who is the hat. This sacrilegious creation Patriotic, Franklin and Westchester lire
  \u25a0              MEADOW I.AEKS.
Sweet, sweet, sweet !Oh, happy that I       am !
                                                     above sea level. I heard the most   glorious      "I am fully in sympathy with the effort
                                                     song Iover heard in my life from a I that is being'made for the'protection of the
                                                     meadow lark."                                i meadow lark. Ten years ago I       prohibited
                                                                                                                                                            for some years      past has realized that sooner serves (provided the head is covered with insurance companies on the Pacific coast,
                                                                                                                                                            or later he will probably become entirely hair) no useful purpose whatever. If it is withdrew from the Board of Fire Under-
                                                                                                                                                            bald, and seeing how absurd bald-headed blistering it at least keeps the sun from writers of the Pacific yesterday, and sur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                said that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             I\ I         !
   (Listen to the meadow larks across the field that   But Mr. Nettleton, too, has a poet's na- i the killingof these birds on my property.                                                                                 the face, I will answer that the
                                                                                                                                                             men appear and the many discomforts face would not blister if itwas used to the prised their associates.
               sing.)                                ture, and may not be a competent witness. | Besides being the most charming song-
Sweet, sweet, sweet! O subtle breath of balm !       Let us hear what a scientist has to say in :sters we have, they destroy many insects,                   which they suffer from their         condition, Isun. The small hats that women wear do                Each defection from the compact is
   O winds that blow, O buds that grow, O rapture of the matter. Here is something from John ; and are, I convinced, a protection to
                                                                                                                am                                           choose to regard baldness in my case as an not protect their faces, and their skin is watched with unfeigned concern by the
               the spring.                           Muir:                                        ; our fruit. I  trust the laws protecting them             evil.                                              more delicate than men's.          Nothing is insurance
                                                        "Better   far, and more reasonable, it ;willbe passed and rigidly enforced.                             It is not consoling to me to reflect that more evident than that can         hair is the best see initanmanagers, who cannot but fore-
Sweet, sweet, sweet : 0 skies.serene and blue,
                                                      would be to burn our pianos and violins          Dr. Cooper, in his work* "The Ornitho-
                                                                                                                                on                                                                              protection that the head         have; and as                  approaching dissolution of the
   That shut the velvet pastures in; that fold the                                                                                                           the Prince of Wales has spent an enormous the hair was intended to be worn without union and its consequent war in rates. As
               mountain's crest !
                                                                                   * * *
                                                     for firewood, that to cook our divine mid- logy of California," published in the State

                                                                                                  i Geological Survey, says of the meadow                    fortune in trying allthe remedies that have any protection, it is equally evident that there are nine comuanies now out of the
                                                     gets of songlarks for food.              The
Sweet, sweet, sweet ! What of the clouds ye Knew?                                                                                                            ever been concocted by quacks, recom- unless it is fully exposed to the air and compact, matters have assumed a serious
   The vessels ride a golden tide upon a sea at rest.
                                                                                                                                                             mended oy grandams or prescribed by sunshine, it cannot be expected to be aspect.
 Sweet, sweet, sweet!         Who prates oi care and                                                                                                         physicians. He remains hopelessly, ludi- healthy. Thus we have sornedight on the                       The combine to maintain rates is met
    Wbo says thai life is sorrowful? Oh, life so glad,
              ys that lifeia sorrowful?            glad,
                                                                                                                                                             crously bald.
                                                                                                                                                                Before   entering upon a common-sense,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                fact that the most scholarly and orderly-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                men are inclined to baldness the sun with opposition from the Phcenix, Home,
               so fleet :                                                                                                                                    non-technical discussion of the treatment never has a chance to shine on their un- Continental, Northwestern National, West-
 Ah: he iho lives the noblest life finds life the no-                                                                                                        of the hairand scalp, I    shalTglance at some covered heads. We might take a hint chesrtr, Franklin, Patriotic and Williams-

               blest gain,                                                                                                                                                                                      from the hats which women wear: these burg City, nearly all of which are prorai-
                                                                                                                                                             peculiar things. They are best set out con- give comparatively
   The year- of pain a tender rain to keep the waters                                                                                                        spicuously, thus:                                                        free access to both air ne nt companies writing insurance liberally
                                                                                                                                                                The lower animals, whether wild or do- and sunshine. Let it be kept always in ail over the coast. Atleast two other gen-
 Sweet, sweet, sweet !O happy world that is!                                                                                                                 mesticated, are free from baldness.                mind that air and sunshine are the greatest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       agents are expected to resign iroin the
Dear heart, I across the Held my mateling pipe
                  hear                                                                                                                                          The lower races of men are practically haps in the world, and then we may per- eral
               and ca':L                                                                                                                                     exempt from it.                                          understand why women and savages compact any day this week, and then it
   Sweet, s«fi-r, reet! O world so fullof bliss !                                                                                                               Baldness occurs among the higher races are not can       inclined to baldness.                   willbe only a mere matter of time before
   for life is love, the world is love, and loveis over                                                                                                      and is practically conlined to men.                   And       no hint be taken from the fact the union dissolves.
               all.                                                                                                                                                                                               —
                                                                                                                                                                Baldness in any of the higher races is that baldness comes on the top of the                        Okell, Donnell & Co. are conservative
                                                                                                                                                             commoner among the most highly devel- head the very part covered by the hat? insurance men, who would. not take such
    Thus, to th.it exquisite singer, Ina Oooi-                                                                                                               oped members of the race than among the                                                             steps as withdrawal from the union with-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 out very good cause. Mr. Donnell said

 "brith. pipes the merry little meadow lark.                                                                                                                 lowest.
                                                                                                                                                                There appears to be a smaller proportion                                                         his firm s action was taken in the interest
    We all know the meadow lark. He is a                                                                                                                                                                                                                         of the companies he represents.
characteristic feature of every rural land-
scape in California. He is rather plainly
garbed, hut he wears on his yellow breast
                                                                                                                                                             of baldheaded men among lunatics and
                                                                                                                                                             criminals than among well-balanced and
                                                                                                                                                             orderly citizens.
                                                                                                                                                                Baldness seems tr> be as common, pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •We have always kept faith with the or-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ganization," said" he, "and been loyal in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 our support to the compact. But all'busi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     iw Ih
 a perfectly shaped lyre, wrought in black                                                                                                                   portionately,amoni; men of correct lives as                                                         ness has come to be carried on regardless
 feathers, and he carries inhis little throat a                                                                                                              among those who arc dissipated.                                                                     of rules, and we concluded it would be
                                                                                                                                                                These postulates are drawn from my per-                                                          simply suicide to continue under restraint
 wonderful         Mute, wherewith to entertain                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of a pledge to the compact to maintain
                                                                                                                                                             sonal observation, which, for scientific pur-
 every passerby.                                                                                                                                             poses, may be inadequate and unreliable,                                                            rates.
    Yes, we all know the meadow lark, but                                                                                                                    but it is well that every one of them be                                                               The city agents of the Prussian National
itis a question how much longer we shall                                                                                                                     pondered and tested nevertheless. Assum-                                                            Company have ceased to send a represent-
know him. He is being netted and trapped                                                                                                                     ing them to be correct, we may ask some                                                             ative to meetings of the "local Doard,"
                                                                                                                                                              strange questions. For instance:                                                                   composed of city agents and counter-men.
 and shot for the market, this year, at such                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For more than a week past the compact
 a rate that the specie-; is rapidly disap-                                                                                                                      We may suppose that nature, as she
                                                                                                                                                              evolves us higher and higher, is ridding                                                           has been discussing a motion to suspend
pearing from our fields.                                                                                                                                     us of our natural head-covering for suili-                                                          rates in San Francisco, so that a free right
    During the last session of our Legisla-                                                                                                                  cicnt reasons. But if so, why is it tiiat                                                           can be made against the new board con-
                                                                                                                                                             men, and not women, are so affected? Is                                                             cerns, and by that means hasten a settle-
 ture a bill was passed protecting all the                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ment among all managers on the burning
 song birds, except the meadow lark, from                                                                                                                    it possible to imagine one line of evolution                                                        question of rates. Owing to differences of
 the depredations of the pot-hunter. The                                                THE LARK IN HIS GLORY.                                                for men and another for women born of
                                                                                                                                                              the same circumstances and conditions?                                                             opinion on the subject no action has been
lark was exoepted from the list of pro-                                                                                                                       This opens up a vast and complex ques-                                                             taken so far. However, there is no doubt
 tected birds because, as one member of the                                                                                                                               brings us upon a battlefield in                                                        whatever that the Joard companies are
                                                             work of saving them by creating public | larks: "They feed chiefly on insects, tion and
 Assembly committee having this matter opinion in their favor will have to tro on                                                                                                                                                                                cutting against each other, which fact
                                                                                                             grass seeds and grain, but d"o no damage in which laymen need notquestion.   yet beararms. But
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 is vouched for by men of standing in and
in hand remarked: "The meadow larks year after year, and I                          hope I still do the tields, while they destroy many noxious still it iaan important
                                                                                            may                                                                  Again, if it is nature's purpose that we How Nature Intended the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hair Should out of the compact.
 can't sing. They can only iruliup out a something to help."                                               , insects."                                                                                                               Grow.
note or two."                                                  Charles A. Keeler, who is both a scientist                                                     should have hair on the head, is itri^ht
                                                                                                                There is no bird in California so genu- that we                     combat baldness?      The
    And so now every pot-hunter is at and a poet, and who ha? made a special inely useful to the agriculturist as the lark, i physiciansshould the theologians may fight A vague idea that something is wrong in
liberty to destroy them, and the birds will :study of California birds, also adds his tes- save, perhaps, the owl. Nor is there any i that out ifthey will. For my part f want the matter of the hat is inferred from vari-
 be found this spring, as they were last, on a singer, to thea fact that the the lields. only !>ird that can be more readily gotten rid of. j hair on my head.
                                                                      but guardian of
                                                                                         lark is not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ous devices which are employed to secure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WILLSUE SHERIFF WHELAN
 the poulterers' stands, in our markets, all !quin Miller, wno is a poet ami a farmer, There are not so very many" of them, and j Itis easy enough to say that nature, dis- ventilation. These devices afe good so far
                                                                                                             the chances are
ready to be cooked and eaten. From now j declares :"1would shoot the man who shot multiplication. always against their rapid [j gusted with the fact that we ignore the as they go, but they aretoabsurdly inade- Mrs. Martin Is anxious to Re-
                                                                                                              \u25a0           Nature has not been kind manifest purposes for which she covered quate. I                    take sunlight       be equally as
                                                                                                             to them in the protective sense. She prob- our heads with hair, is depriving us of it vital to the health of the hair (and that
                                                                                                             ably never imagined that so useful a c. rt-a-
                                                                                                                                                             because we no longer use it as she intended means the health of the scalp), and hats
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        gain Possession          of Her
                                                                                                             ture would need protection other than we should. In support of this assertion we ruthlessly exclude it altogether. To my                                               Property.
                                                                                                              what man would gladly give him. Their can easily say that, according to the scien- mind the" hat is as pernicious as itis un-
                                                                                                             claws are so arranged that they cannot tists, she has rid US of many other things necessary. Ithas not only crowded aside
                                                                                                            readily perch on trees, but must "walk and i which in a lower state we used and which nature's purpose in the matter of a cover- She Says the Goods and Chattels
                                                                                                            rest on the ground. There they build i we lost after abandoning the use. For in- ing, but has assailed the means which she                                     Were Exempt From
                                                                                                                                                        —                                                                                                                                                                         [ || T
                                                                                                             their nests, and these often fall a prey to j stance, we are covered all over                      employed to make that service operative.
                                                                                                             small predaceous beasts, sparrow hawk« ; that is now short and useless, withhair Itnot only convinces her of the useless-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      but  that                                                                    Execution.
                                                                                                             even dogs. They are slow, laborious fly- | once served us in place of clothes; it be- ness of her effort, and to that extent tends
                                                                                                             ers, usually the easiest shot, on the wing, came what it is when we grew vain and to make her cease it,but adds violence to
                                                                                                             that even a tyro cou Id wish for. As they • took to clothes. Similarly, in our tree- the discouragement.                                               Mrs. Isabella Martin will demonstrate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Itis a rare thing
                                                                                                            do not fly in flocks they are not shot, but climbing state we had a tail, which we that a natural purpose is thus doubly as- that her reputation as a fighter to the last
                                                                                                            netted, for market. At dusk, when the carry about now under the name of coccyx ; sailed, and it would be surprising if the breath is not undeserved unless Sheriff
                                                                                                            little singers have settled down for the ! it is a prolongation of the spine, now assault did not succeed.
                                                                                                            night, the hunters go over the fields with j wholly imbedded in the flesh, and though
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Whelan complies with certain demands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   As a woman's hair is her glory, she takes she made upon him yesterday.
                                                                                                             drag nets and gather them in by scores, to jointed in infancy                 becomes     ossified better care of it than a man does of his.
                                                                                                            be leisurely killed and prepared for mar- j throughout in later years. Other instances She not only refrains from murdering it ofShe has to retain not to allow the officer

                                                                                                            ket.                                                                                                                                                     the law            possession of the goods
                                                                                                                                                             of our    possession of rudimentary organs, with shears, but she frequently combs and and chattels seized by Deputy Tracy on
                                                                                                                As this is the breeding season, the eggs i appendages and functions showing atrophy cleans it. I               have already mentioned the Thursday evening, without a legal battle,
                                                                                                             and young birds left behind perish, and at ! or nearly total extinction from lack of presence of electricity in the hair. Comb-
                                                                                                             the present rate it will not Be .more than I exercise might be cited. Whatever the ing ana brushing release it, and likely this and has hired an attorney to look after
                                                                                                            half a dozen years before the lark has van- controversy on this subject it is univer- release has a wholesome effect on the pro- her interests.
                                                                                                            ished from our fields. This should not be. I sally admitted that a change of environ- cesses of growth. Whatever doctors may                            By his advice she sent the Sheriff the
                                                                                                             While there are otner song birds in the i ment and conditions effects material say about the great value of cleanliness, it following document yesterday :
                                                                                                             Ftate, the lark is the only one that sings jchanges in all livingthings, from the lowest is possible that combingand brushing are
                                                                                                             the year round. Others sing only in the j to the highest; and this is an important far more important. The pulling which                               In the case of J. J. Raver vs. Mrs. Isabella
                                                                                                           I mating season, but tne larks sing all the phase of our case.                                       these processes involve is a sort of massage, Martin.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    To Richard I.  Whelan, Sheriff of the city and

                                                                                                           I time, save when moulting, and even the              Clearly nature furnished us with hair on and massage is an exceedingly good thing. county of San Francisco:
                                                                                                           i female has a pretty song. .She will perch the head for these reasons: The brain is The sleekest horse is the one that is best                          You'are hereby notified to forthwith return
                                                                                                           j upon a near-by fence or a flat stone and the central and controlling force of the or- groomed.                                                       to 2215 Van Ness avenue, San Francisco, the
                                                                                                           : sing away for dear life to her mate in the ganism, and being of an exceedingly deli-                  Possibly, perfect cleanliness is advisable, personal day of March,1895,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            property taken therelrom by you on
                                                                                                           ;nest, for "the birds take turns relieving each                                                                                                        the 21st
                                                                                                                                                              cate and complex structure, it needs all but somehow I
                                                                                                           Iother in parental duty. Sometimes, how- possible protection. Thus,                                                    cannot keep the savage and issued Inthe above-entitled under an execution
                                                                                                                                                                                                to protect it his uncleanliness and his abundant hair               Said property at the time of said seizure by
                                                                                                           j ever; instead of singing to him she seems from                                                                                    will say a great you
                                  ON THE TABLE OF THE EPICTTBE.                                                                                                      blows and punctures itis                   out             The
                                                                                                                    scolding him. There is a decidedly a wonderfully efficient hollowinclosed in dealof mind. bacilli,doctors infest the hair, also was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           necessary household furniture and i's
                                                                                                           Ito be                                                                                     globe of        about           which                            claimed by Henry K. Hoffman.
                                                                                                           ipetulant and querulous chirp to her note bone; but it needs protection                                                                                  The value of the use ot said property Is $50
                                                                                       need them more at these times that always makes one feel and cold also, and hair is the from heat

 on, for several months, all the little birds a lark on my place. I                                                                                                                                  best con-                                                   per day, and we will hold you responsible for
                                                                                                     they sure that the patient little cock is "catch* ceivable.                                                                                                  the value thereof, to wit,$1500 and $50 per day
 on out restaurant bills of fare will be than they need the few blades of grass

                                                                                            the morning ! ing it." He never replies in the same                                                                                                                   for detention, and also exemplary damages for
                                                      to eat. They wake me up in they keep

 meadow larks. It will not be lawful                                                                                                                            But this hair grows much longer than is                                                           removing the same from the premises.
                                                                         pretty songs and
                                                    sea- with their worms away                         the tone. Indeed, he does not seem to have | necessary to protect the brain! Some of                                                                                           Isabella J. Martin and
 kill sell any others until the next
        or                                                   bugs and                    from my baby ithat particular note at all. Possibly the ! the vital organs, particularly the heart and                                                                                       Isabella J. Martin,
 Bon opens.                                                  tn- s."                                          female lark may be a bit of a shrew, but if j the lungs, are fixed in the upper part of                                                                           Guardian of Henry K. Hoffman.
           ye shall eat the meadow lark.                       And Charles Edward Markham speaks .so she must have other charms that atone the body, and for their protection against
                                                          ;                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sheriff Whelan laughs at the threats of
    Bo far but one protesting voice has been of the bird as "that divine songster, the for this fault, for the larks are notedly violence we see the ribs, as intceniously                                                                                        suit, saying that he only acted on the or-
 heard against the vandalism                  that, in sweetest in our State."                              ;among     the most loving and devoted of contrived in their way as is the skull inits.                                                               ders of the court in which the judgment
 protecting           our other songsters,           h;is      But now for toe second indictment which j ornithological couples.                              But they also need protection from heat                                                             against Mrs. Martin was obtained, and also
 Jeft the lark to the mercy of the               hunt-;                                                                                                       and col<3. It seems a reasonably safe as-                                                           that the goods seized were not of the kind
                                                                                                                                                              sumption that the hair of the head was in-                                                          the law exempted from execution. His
 «rr;. The Call of the l.th inst. printed an ;                                                                                                                                 to envelop the thorax. This
 editorial on the subject.                                                                                                                                    tended partly                                                                                       deputy took possession of a couple of fancy
                                                                                                                                                            j may be far-fetched, and a number of ob-                                                             chairs and tables, a few pictures and stat-
    That editorial promptly brought out the j                                                                                                              i stacles at once suggest themselves. As                                                              uettes, aud such other bric-a-brac as they
 following letter:                                                                                                                                         ; they are not strictly pertinent, we may
                       Your remarks in referent to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  found about the rooms.
                                                                                                                                                              dismiss them.                                                                                         Itis probable that Mrs. Martin will go
 the preservation t>f the \u25a0so-called meadow                                                                                                                 Ihave known doctors to recommend the                                                            unmolested as far as her personal liberty is
 lnrk\\-                 mcd. From the practical «i'l«-                                                                                                       shaving of the head or the close cropping                                                           concerned unless peremptory orders are
 the most important reason          why the killingof
 t!i<- bird should be «t aU times Interdii                                                                                                                 iof the hair to arrest "falling" and baldness                                                         issued to the Sheriff to take her into cus-
 that it is an lnseCtiTorous bird, and probably,                                                                                                           Iand induce a thicker growth. In my opin-                                                              tody. He has been advised by Jiis attorney
 on this account, the most valuable bird we                                                                                                                  ion, nothing more irrational or illogical                                                            that the law does not permit" him to arrest
          In the state to the horticulturist.                                                                                                                 could be imagined. Itseems to me to be                                                              females in cases like the one in question.
             timent cannot engage the attention of
 the Lefrislatur.-, the faci that the bird has an
 economical value may Induce its inclu-
                                                  .                                                                                                          carrying to an extreme one of the very
                                                                                                                                                             causes which induce baldness.          Of course,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Some Sensible Hats.                     J. J. Raver, on the other hand, claims
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  that the law is clear, and willtry to induce
 the   cHtepory of birds exempted from slaughter, j                                                                                                          a distinction must be made between the                                                               Justice Kerrigan to cite the Sheriff for
    i'rci.-s-nr Whitney, In liir- "Ornithology of
 California." places' the meadow lark in the
 thrush family; arid to prevent some lawyer
 from     raising the point it would be well to give
                                                                                                                                                             comparatively sudden shedding of the thrive on it, and even burrow down into contempt unless his previous orders are
                                                                                                                                                             hair, which is due to some illness
                                                                                                                                                                                                           that the follicle and steal the essences intended carried out.
                                                                                                                                                             affects the whole system and which ceases for the production of hair and the things
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Only
 the bird Lti tetentUic name, followed by the
                                                                                                                                                             when health is recovered, and that true which go with it. These little beasts have WILL PETITION                                        FORMcNULTY.
  wordd, '\u25a0Commonly known as the meadow                                                                                                                 baldness, which is slow in advancement dreadfully hard Latin names, which they
 lark."                                 E. W. llasuh.
     Itis too late to do anything just now for
 the protection of the bird, save by awaken- i
                                                                                                                                                             and permanent when established. It is ought to be very proud of. The only way The Daughters of the Good Shepherd
                                                                                                                                                             only with true baldness that I dealing. to get rid of them is by the use of some
                                                                                                                                                                Let us glance rapidly at the way in germicide.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Visit San Quentin.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A number of ladies belonging to the
  irrg such public sentiment against such I
                                                                                                                                                             which hair grows, for that will put us on             Here is the prescription which one of Daughters of the Good Shepherd went to
 slaughter as to make their appearance in                                                                                                                    firmer ground. First, there is a nerve run- the ablest physicians in San Francisco has
                                                                                                                                                             ning to a little artery in the scalp. This given me: Wash the hair once a week San Quentin yesterday to see McNulty, as

 our markets a shock to the sensibilities of j                                                                                                               artery, supplemented by the capillaries, with tar soap, giving the scalp at itis the intention of the society to circu-
 every man and woman. If our house-                                                                                                                          brings to the follicle (the sac in which the the same time a very vigorous massage; late petitions this week praying for his lib-
 keeper? and caterers will refuse to buy j                                                                                                                   root of the hair is planted) a blood supply, wash out the soap thoroughly in clear eration.
 them dealers will not purchase them of !                                                                                                                    from which the follicle takes what "it water; wipe the hair as dry as possible,
 the. bunten, and thus a few may be saved. !                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The convict was interviewed by Mrs. S.
 We should, sentiment, lose no time in ere-
 ating this
                                  or, at the rate the
           are now beinjr destroyed, there will
                                                                                                                                                             needs. This substance it compacts and then rub into the scalp a solution of one M. Theall, the president, and
                                                                                                                                                             adds to the inner end of the hair, which is part of corrosive sublimate to one thousand
                                                                                                                                                             thus pushed steadily out as it grows by parts of water; then soften the hair with her aids-de-camp, and from the account he
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       several of    Economical
 birds                                                                                                                                                       accumulation at the root. When the nerve castor oil cut with alcohol; use the brush gave of himself is was evident that his en-
 be none in the State for the next Lepisla- i                                                                                                                degenerates or the artery becomes atro- on the scalp freely every day. "VYash the forced retirement is not entirely devoid of
 ture to protect. There are two indict- j
 roents brought against the meadow lark.
    First, it is alleged that he is not a song-    \u25a0
                                                                                                                                                             phied or the follicle relaxes its function brush and comb once in a while with the excitement. McNulty is in the hospital,
                                                                                                                                                             the hair ceases to grow and then disap- corrosive sublimate solution.
                                                                                                                                                             pears. Itis a very complex operation.                 By this process the scalp and hair are and he has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  charge of the murder Fred-         Cure for
    Second, that he         destroys the grain crop.                                                                                                            Now, the energies of all these minute ac- cleaned, all bacilli are killed, and the ericks, "and he acts 'very wildly," said
                                                                                                                                                              tivities are very delicate and sensitive. healthy action of the arteries and capil- McNultv. "Sometimes he raves all hight
    Does the meadow lark sing? We have j
 seen what Ina Cool britli heard him sing, I
but Miss Coolbrith is a poet. She may !
                                                                                                                                                              They need an exact balance between stim- laries is induced. It would be superfluous long and has to be kept most of the time
                                                                                                                                                             ulus and protection, or they will perish. to say that immediately after a visit to a in a strait-jacket." The convict showed
                                                                                                                                                              This exactness of balance is established barber-shop the beard should be subjected a feverish desire to know whether Fred-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Every Skin
have heard only the sweet trilling spring- •                                                                                                               |by nature.            If* we cut the hair to this vigorous treatment. All the various ericks had been finally condemned, but
 song of her own poet's spirit and fancied                                                                                                                    close     or    shave     the     scalp it is skin and scalp diseases contracted there the Daughters of the Good Shepherd
        singer to be the little bird yonder in
 the wheat field. So, being a poet, she may
not be a competent witness.
                                                                                                                                                              evident that these sensitive functions are the work of bacilli.
                                                                                                                                                              are deprived of the very protection with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   These suggestions        and speculations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  evaded answering his question.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Several of the ladies were allowed to
                                                                                                                                                                       they have furnished themselves, might be extended, but so long as men will visit the women's quarters, and were very
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and Blood
    But here is the testimony of a musician,                                                                                                                  and that their activity and even life are be so foolish as to cut their hair and wear much surprised to see a big doll, dressed
 and of a musician, too, whom most of us                                                                                                                      threatened. The conclusion from this is hats the case seems hopeless. Neverthe- with great care and elegance, sitting on a
kr.fiw. Mrs. Ivy Wandesford Kersey writes
from Haywards-. giving her experience in
the matter. Mrs. Kersey has made a sci-
                                                                                                                                                              that shaving the head is the very thing less, if I were a young and ambitious chair in one of the rooms. "It was made
                                                                                                                                                               which we might expect to induce baldness. physician, I          would give the energies of my by Hor See, a Chinese woman," said the
                                                                                                                                                              Itis true that this result does not follow life to the investigation at least of doing matron. "When Mrs. Worthington and her
entific     study of the song of the meadow                                                                                                                   from shaving the face; but that objection what human ingenuity may to assist baby went away the women missed the
lark. As a result of this study she has a                                                                                                                     has no weight in view of the fact that nature in overcoming the artificial evils child so terriby that Hor See made that
collection of thirty-rive different songs                                                                                                                     there is no tendency to baldness of the which we have so wantonly thrust upon rag doll as a sort of substitute to comfort
which the meadow'lark has sung to her,                                                                                                                        face, and that the various other causes ourselves. The forms of quackery that herself with. I                           never saw anything like          SPEEDY CURE TREATS
                              written down, note for
and which she has
note. She says:                      ....
    "After writing down about thirty-nve
                                                 .; „
                                                                                         PUSSY GETS THE BONES.
                                                                                                                                                               which go to induce baldness of the head do have grown out of them are of infinite the way every woman in the place idolized
                                                                                                                                                              not exist in the case of the face. These variety and more or less dangerous.
                                                                                                                                                               willbe noted presently.                             If,a? a layman, I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the baby while it was here, and now ithas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        were asked for a pre- gone a sort of gloom has fallen over them
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Warm baths with CUIIOUBA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SOAP, pestle £/ applications *of
sones I      concluded I only at the begin-
                              was                                                                                                                                It observed that baldness is rare among ventive of baklness I
                                                                                                                                                                    is                                                                   would say never wear all."                                                  CUTIOURA (Ointment), the great
ning of my work, and then circumstances                                                                                                                        women. Does the fact that women do a hat and never cut the hair, the other con-                       Among those who accompanied the                 skin euro, and mild dose* of
put an end to mv observations for a time, j ifithas any foundation in fact is a serious                         Are we going to let them perish? Shall not
                                                                                                              we take our place among the States as a For cut
                                                                                                                                                                          off their hair suggest nothing? ditions will take care of themselves. It Daughters of the Good Shepherd yesterday
The son^ of the lark is contained exactly :one.           :
                                                                                                                                                                     that   matter, aside from the much may be remarked that the time to begin were: Mrs. 0. Gray, Mrs. Grisett, Mrs.                                CUTICURA RESOLYE3T, the inew
in the octave. Some are delicately em- j The have                   Oakdale Leader reports that meadow people who have eaten up our one charac- thicker natural covering which they give not* wearing a hat is in infancy. IfI                             were Murray, Mrs. T. fit. Thrasher, Carroil               blood puriiicr.
bellished by 'grace notes' and some are ! larks in hat vicinity,owned aby J. \V. tract of teristic songbird ?
                                                          j wheat        badly damaged     large
                                                                                                  Tulloch.                                                    their scalps is the consideration that hair asked to suggest a remedy for encroaching Thrasher, Mrs. Marie Colmer, Miss J.
simplicity itself. The same bird will vary j They bore down into the soil with their bills                      Cannot some one of our many organiza- contains a great deal of static electricity. baldness, without changing the unnatural Banks, T. Sullivan, Miss A. Murray.
its song within a few minutes and practice i and get the kernels of wheat. Larks very s»-l- tions of clever women pause in their What relation may exist between this fact treatment to which we subject our heads,
on a new note like the most ambitious ;]dom fly in flocks, and are 60 quick and nervous breathless pursuit of culture long enough and a healthy growth of the hair might be I
prima donna before                                        i
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   would recommend frequent massage
                                   making another i in their movements that very seldom is an c^- to help us save the little meadow lark from an important thing to consider. Itmight the scalp and a mild stimulant, applied of from the easy to as
                                                          -i                                                                                                                                                                                                         Itis as           call back a stone thrown       Potter D?jg & Chemical Corp.,
change. Apart from the usefulness of the I portunity presented to kill                 more than one ria. the spit and the frying-pan?                         have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              at                 —
                                                                                                                                                                     a bearing, too, on the question already infrequent intervals to encourage the blood that is spoken. Menander.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to call back the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sote Proprietors, Boston, U.S. A.

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