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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 4

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iplppsspf^??^ '•> otiii Gray's On fall and winter uadcrwear, he has now 'cornered the largest lot of uudcr- • wear ever brought to Logansport at bwd times prices for cash. These goods are direct from the factories and «C the best values In all lines for ladies, gents and children; go and investigate and It will not take you long to decide where to buy your underwear. every- day In the ««*k (excepi by the Loeansport Journal Company. ^M a Tl7"PTflWT • • * • • -Pr^"Cl®^ 7 aiwriv '.'.'...>lc« President '*• w ORAVES Secretary ,£ g'BOYER. ::." .^.Treasurer root per Annum M '.» price per Month.. SUNDAY, REPUBLICAN TICKET. A- HMABT of New Jersey. •For Governor, _ A MOUNT of Montgomery Co. VBKD: of Vanderburg County •Por Attorney General. able In such coin. WE MUST INSIST UPON THIS POLICY AS ESPECIALLY NECESSARY FOR.THE PROTECTION OF THE FARMERS \ND LABORING CLASSES, THE FIRST AND MOST DEFENSELESS VICTIMS OF UNSTABLE--.MONEY AND A FLUCTUATING CURRENCY.—Democratic platform, 1892. •HIS REASONS. Hon. E. .L Tlielps, lute Mtoistor to Gro:it Britain, in au open letter says ho •1-s still ;i Democrat, but will vote for MoKJnley. Iu- givlns his reasons Ho s.'iys: ••I rojrnrd «ie ponding presidential election, a-s iwesorrtlng the most dun-. Rcrou* crisis tih.'it this country 1ms ever encountered. It docs not, In my Judgment, involve aay political controversy nor any question of the supremacy of •party, for snoh considerations are losf: si!sl«t of in .Hie far greater gravity of t.lio sitnaition. Th? real Issue Is one upon which all ptrtrlotiic men and all who are interested to ttoe prosperity amd welfare of the country should find t-liomsc-lves upon one side and opposed to -a common enemy. The attack tlva.t •we -IKLVO to resist Is not upon HID policy, but upon the life, of the nation." IT IS NOT AT ALL PROBABLE THAT THE NEXT HOUSE WILL •H-iVE A MAJORITY FAVORABLE TO TBE FUZE COINAGE OF SILVER AT A RATIO OF 10 TO 1. WHEN IT BECOMES A DEMONSTRATED FACT THAT THERE IS NO DANGER OF THIS COUNTRY ADOPTING THE SILVER STANDARD IN CONDUCTING THE BUSINESS OF THE COUNTRY, PROSPERITY WILL COME AGAIN AND, WITH LOWER TAXES ON THE NECESSARIES OF LIFE, EVERY KIND OF BUSINESS WILL BOOM AGAIN.—Phan» editorial, March <3. 1S9G. DEBIT AND CREDIT. Come, Ilttlo Paul, ana-lot mb tell about thli thing which I have ctono— <. I This net of debt which round my life fbij your clear baby sako' I've spun; : Sit on my knee and-hearken well, lor you, I know, are worldly -wise, ( And I'm prepared to follow out what course o£ conduct .you advise: • ' , First, there's a mortgage, full of terms ami clauses ponderous arid, grim— • But likewise there's a giant tree with onci particular, long-limb .' Which reaches out to beckon us-^to beckon YOU and beckon me. ,,., . i To come and build a swing and play beneath the grandly,spreading:tree, j Then there are notes,' a bunch of them. I pledge my purpose and.fntent ' > To pay them oft at Bundry,,dates at rathe? vigorous per cent; 1 •'•- i But also, Paul, there.; IB .<"• .house whoso roomy attic was designed . ; For rainy days, and little boys and blocks and toys of dlvere kind.:: j And, Paul-you follow mei'of-o.ourse-thera 'is an abstract and.a,deed— • ' • j -Which are the driest documents I ever had the woe to road. - ' " I I think I signed them,, but-perhaps I alii not sign. butonly._.»eole,d..., ' , Then there's a great, ' preen lawn -which slopes'to westwarflito as^ubbl» field. . . , - ..- .r .,.,;-, •, ,. ; A sreat, green iawn whertf-yqu will play; I'll buy a comradc.doR (or.Jfou,; '• And there'll be plenty'romplnp-rocftn, and hide-and-seek locatlona/itoo; : . J A-nd in tho evening I'll come.fast hastlnj on the choo-clioo.car, '' | And we'll explore that- stubble 1 field, whert pretty summer llowers.farei ., ,_ . j Then there are bonds of rigid sort; IpledgA and swear myself to th^s.e,,. . . ' j But, on the other, credit;'aiae'there Is a wealth of cherry-trees! >!" 'i Moreover thero arc legal forms filled out with words most monstrous big, > But, also, there^s a corner'where you'l} take your wooden spade to .dig. , So, come, my boy, Imprisoned In this city -nat from day to day, . ; -,, • . . And In tho wisdom of your years proceed with what you have to .say.' . • > ! A chuckle for my answer?. All, you don t believe my bargain bad. ! Then prove your glad approval.: Klsa your jolly, debt-encumbered dad,,, .• • . j —Chicago Record. I •'••..'J-'''i : '" •' 1 ! W E HENLEY. o"R£h County Third District • C, of Marlon County. U Z. WILEY, of Benton County. Count, CH-^BLES B LONG- . •tor Burveyor-A. B. •^6^^Se»«-- [ District—ABRA- Mr. Thomas Watson uiny a.s well, once for till, realize his position. He will cot be recognized by Brya.nltes. The leaders of tilie silver Democrats assert that Sewall shall not be withdrawn. It Is oviitaut, however, th'at 'he will be glad to retire. This is wlwlt Mr. Thomas Watson regards ns Ms chance. It may be mliat Sewall TVlll dfenppeor, but there is no cliancc that Mr, Thomas Watson will take bis place. He is not •flic choice of Bryan nor of the National committee. There Jire batter men for the tmil of tl*e ticket, who know where .they, we''at." THE CAPTAIN'S,; o HAM SHIDELER. COMPARE THEM The HepuWicnn party Is unreservedly for sounfl money. It caused^be «Mctment of the law providing for the fwnmptlbn of specie payments In 1870; •luce then every dollar has been ns good as gold. "We. .are unalterably, opposed to erery measure calculatcfl to debase «nr currency or impair the credit of our country. "We are therefore opposed to the free coinage of silver except by International agreement with the leading commercial nations of the world, •which we pledge ourselves to promote, •ltd until then such gold standard must t>e preserved. "All our silver and paper currency most be maintained, at parity with fold, and we favor .all measures deigned to maintain Inviolably the obligations of the United States and all onr money, whether coin or paper, at the present standard! the standard of the most enlightened nations of the earth." —Republican platform. "We demand the free and unlimited coinage of both gold and silver at the present legal ratio of 1C to I, without waiting for the aid or consent of any other nation. We demand that the gtandard silver dollar shall be a full; legal tender, equally with gold, for all"; debts, public and private, and we favor such legislation as will prevent the demonetization of any kind of legal tender money by private contract."— Democratic platform. '. "We demand free and unlimited coinage of silver and 'gold at the pres-' ent legal ratio of 16 to 1."— Populist platform, 1802. "We hold to the use of both gold-and •liver ns the standard money of the country, and to the coinage of both gold-and silver, without discriminating against either metal or cnarge for mintage, but the dollar unit of coinage of both metals must be of eqnoi Intrlu- •*1c and exchangeable value or be adjusted through . International agree. . meat or by such safeguards of legislation as shall Insure the -jialutenance of the parltyiof the two aietals and the equal power of every dollar at all times In the markets and In payment of debt, and we demand. that :all paper currency •hall be kept at par with and redeem- Silver coins, when left to adjust themselves in accordance with their uses as precious • money metal, will maintain theJr own level or parity of, value la any country and on any ratipj that the laws of such country may fix.' —Ptiaros. Never. Thiis 'Is a direct contradiction of history. All changes In the ratio have been made in an effort to make the laws conform to the commercial ratio. It Is .not Ignorance that causes such statements. It is demagogy. If free silver wore really of benefit to -this nation there Is hardly an intelligent man Who would not prefer to take chances on-McKlnley becoming convinced of that fa** than to t^ 0 clM.nces on Bryan experimenting with the financial system of the country. N.o one questions the .superiority of Mc- Kintoy as a statesman and patriot. No one questions his loyalty, for he has proved It Is It not the wise thing to do to vote for McKilnley and restore conjjdemce? . . DTE ALBERT DEM-IT.'^ - " i It was just after the scandal' at oujr club, and a little group of ; u9iWcre talking in a vary animated w.a.y v o^-the af-' fair. Capt. Joubert did not join .in the conversation, and did not ev'ci 1 seem to be listening to us. ' "'''' .'" ; "What will you take- '*ar r ' your thoughts?" I said to him at lasti: • i "Oh! they arc not worth]:mucbr. I was thinking just then, of.anJneidenj which occurred once at a club in a small provincial town where I happened" to. oe staying." ' "'".'.". '. i • "Tell us about it!" exclaimed one of the other men, and the captalrili]g-hfr ed a cigarette and, putting bte.ellxwon the mantel-shelf against which he ; had been leaning, began his story:. .. j "Well, it was when. I was in garrison at M—, one of the 'dullest and most stupid of provincial towns. • There was nothing in tho'worldfor«fe11*wto do with himself there, no th&fte'r;.evert, only a low music-haJl. ' j "When I was off duty I gradually got into the ha/bit of turning in, totheUnioii club, which, by-the-bye, was thg only one the town possessed. .^ ! "It was called the 'Union, 1 I ehoulfl imagine because there was always p, dispute of some kind, or another Jfbtafc on there. There was very littleiplpy at this club except at, tae time; pi, th£ three annual fairs, each of^which/Aast;•ed a week. One autumn..afternopri,. just at the opening of one of tliese/airs, I happened to go to the club ratberewljf. •There were a fair numbcr'of-men'theit 'ag-umfit u gentleman whose reputation is so well 'known.' ''"The individual 'who had called out bad never.been to the club before, and did not know M. de Mortens at- all. We had all been standing 1 round the lable close to each other, and on seeing another 'plnycr put, bis hand into my hat, it was very natural that the man Btiould have thought it his duty to warn me. .• On hearing 1 my explanation he apologized most humbly to M. de Mertens, end several of- tbe acquaintances of the latter gathered round and expressed their regret that such an insult should'have been offered him. "We then continued bur play, and M. de Merfens soon i,*ter left the club'. Three days passed, and I heard nothing more of the young roaa. In. shield- ing.htm.as iihad done, my first thought had beenlof his father, and I bad deter- 'mined to save from disgrace the name of the brave, soldier of Magenta. Of course, I could quite understand that the young man should now shrink 'from,seeing me again, butstill it struck 'ine 'as rather strange that in some way, "eiti'er direct or Indirect, he did not attempt to express his thanks. "One evening, however, just as I was 'goin'g'out to po.y some visits, my orderly informed me that a lady wished to sec me. I went into the drawing-room, and there I found a woman of about 45 : 'vears of age. She was very dignified- looking, and there was'at open, honest expression about her face which fascinated me. " 'I am Madame de Mertcns,' she said, simply. 'My son told me- everything bout the affair at the club, and I have pme to thank you with (ill my heart or having preserved for us intact the ibnor of our name.' ":'Madame ,' I began.; but she in- errnpted me in her emotion and nerv- msness, ;"My son had got'entangled in van- lus-ways, and in desperation had taken ib'play. It appears he had lost every ->en.ny Vie possessed that night. You now the rest, alas!' '"I -felt very much embarrassed, for he poor mother's grief was terrible to vitness. She was still standing there n front of me, her face was deadly pale, and the tears were trembling on ler long dark eyelashes. '"'" 'He is young, madame-; you must riot take It to heart so,' I stammered. It: was just a moment's weakness. I vill see -your son, and—' ".'No, captain,' she said, shaking her lead, sadly, 'he is no longer here « ' *' * he has enlisted, nnd is already on his way with the regiment.* " • We had all been, listening attentively to, Ca.pt. Joubert's story, and when he stopped speaking there was silence for a r few~minutes, , • "And what happened to M.' de Mertens, captain?" asked one of the group. 'Did you ever hear?" "He is dead. * * * Six months ago I received a. letter from Kelung—a pitiful little letter—written with very pale nk,'and on a sheet of paper that was all crumpled and yellow with age. There were only a few lines for me to read. I know them by heart. They were as follows: "I am mortally wounded » • • Admiral Courbet has jnst brought me the cross; but * » • I am dying. I am sending It to you, roy poor cross * * * for you saved me, and I should like you to'wear it » * *' ! "This is why, my friends, instead, of wearing the decoration which I received 'from the chancellor, you always see-me with the sergeant's cross which poor. Mertens sent me. Poor boy! To thlnic that ho'started as a thief, and died 'a hero's death' at Keltinff."— Strand Magazine. • Highest of all in Leavening Strength.—Latest U. 5. Gov't Report, Mr. Bryan said in a speech, Friday, in a congratulatory way, that he was •the nominee of three conventions. This recalls an old story. A man, boasting .at his son to a farmer, stated that the son was a graduate of three colleges. "Well," said the farmer, "I don't know as that proves much. I had a calf once. that was fed by three different cows and my observation was that Hie more cows, the bigger -calf." - . . . Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Jaickson, VanBuven, Polk, Pierce; Buchanan, Lincoln and Gwuit all favored the double standard. —Pharos. : At what ratio? The market price of bullion, -now 32 to 1. And even then they found that they could not maintain the commercial ratio by legal en actment. • that day "who were wealthy farmers of the neighborhood,, •who rarely came into, various owners of the round. .. - . • . ,. ,.,.>• ..-i?i''.. " -They ore playing high to-da.y,';said one of the habitues of the club; 1 * m«. I turned round towards 1 -the 'ta!me tb watch the game, and was eo surprise}]. Bryan's speeches to North Carolina, we among the best ho has made. He. is fortified.with a wonderful fund o'f information.—Pharos. On the other hand he hasn't substantiated tUlingle statement by figures. He is a visionary : crank. Mr. Bryan.has not yet accepted the Populist nomination^'although he has been officially notified. His reluctance dn this direction shows that he hopes to absorb the Populist vote^without,'de-' claring himself a Populist." • Horton, Carter and Burkhart are the speakers for the Popocrats. Horton Is a drifter, last a Republican, Carter was on the Populist 'ticket for Senator two years ago,-and Burkhart Is a nondescript , nt the sight of one of the ; I almost exclaimed. . ,.,., . ; ...„, .,.,, "It was a young maa.of, sonse.. ffi or 23 years of age, whom"'I knew by sight. I was very much interestefl in him for his father had fought'cou*- ageotifi-ly at Magenta. aiid-:.<ha<l"tbec£ killed on the field of .battle, leayjng his widow and. son by no means,veil provided for. The,young man .c.apje very rarely to the 'club, and I had never ecen him touch a card, before." T wa a : stupefied therefore to see *rai nwc " Tug the bonk, and a-good-banklltwab too, for there were plenty of: notes W gold coins, heaped up.in front of njn)., "'How much?' called,outon.e,<jf,the players, • ' "'Oh!' laughed a'wealthy former, •M, de Mertens is in luck's way; *" - 1 " eafely keep his bank open.' •' , "I noticed that tJhe young-man snue vfos deadly pale, and there-was «>•*-*cited look In. his eyes. .. , . ..... . " 'Open bank,' be said, and it seemed OB though the very-words had ehang*l 'the luck. , • ' ' " ,'•''-.' "Ten times running Mertens .'lost, and in a quarter of an hour his was cleared .out. Another roan_. his place and the play went on. ..I. so exciting that I, too, was fascinate and joined in. There wai no room to pit down at the table, so Icontmtoeid standing, holding 1 my hat in my'-nan* nnd throwing my winnings into, it; •<•> had a run of luck, and went on playing in the most excited way, jinitll,.-! 1 was -~*..-frios-i v,*r c/vm*> one callinff out: ion n , ,. startled by some one calling out: ore being robbed, captain!' ; , "I started, and instinctively seizea ; B hand which had knocked/Bgairistmiiio - jl.mwrc-ujt^v. — >• •-"•• M. de MeVtens' hand, .end :be -b«K the £40 not* which he had .{jufi taken out of my hat, The wretelwd, iman's face was convulsed with emo- .tlon. Our eyes met; his were dilated with terror, an-d there "was at. them 1 that seemed-to hold me bound.. " 'M. de Mertens. ..•aid, haughtily, *o the man warned me; 'and I am.surp^^^,...^ , yon should dare to bring such-an a«H BESIEGED BY NUNS. a Coowjaewiil M|MI " Powder ABSOLUTELY PUBE FLAGGED A MAIL TRAIN. Cicero has a town ordinance regulating the speed of trains vrithtai the town liwllts. Tho Pennsylvania through trains never stop at small stations, and the town marshal recently flagRed ouo of them. He told the conductor that ho was viola-ting the town Jaw by speeding in the village, 'but that did uot satisfy the railway people, who sued him for dc- Imylng the .U-nJlted States rn'ails. No provision was found to reach his case. Had he stopi>ed Ilic train for half an hour he would have teen liable. Wonderful T«le of ir alter? on the ~~-.— f . n —>^— A curious tale of a besiegc&ahd.con- quered monastery belong*rtA,the- early history of the Canary islands,iand is retold b'y Charles Ed watdes inhiSridescrip- tlon of the isles. In the e»rjy. part of tho eighteenth centuYy, t^ere, lived in Orotaya, on, the Island qi^enerifle, a toavemt .of Dominican nuffl^lwho, after some, years of. ease, had tUe.misfbrtune to"bp burned but of house, and home. "They Went'into tempora'rjr.quarters lor "a, j'ear,' but became dissatisfied with fcw5h unconventional, wafls, and began looking about for a permanent abiding place. At that time thiya,..wos in Orotaya a house of Jesuits'which had Ipst its former importance,; and, though commodious and healthful, gave lodging : to 'but two men, the^'rector of the Jibusc'and his assistant. ... \ ir.On ,tHis mansion the" ,nuns cast covetous eyes, and soon resolved to appropriate it. One morning about 40 of them advanced against it, by strategy Induced'the "Jesuit brother to open the oute'r.gate, and then, trooping.into the courtyard, fell on. their knees, thanking God for/this preliminary success. In vam'''dld the two monks reason with them- on >..• their, scandalous conduct. They merely held their ground, ex- c!aiming: "Father Andrew, this is a lirge .coge for so iew birds!" Som« o'f the. more reasona.blc members of tn<: •sisterhood explained that they wero 'really' in need of a dwelling as spacious ns this, and that they did not propose leaving it. The rector, in despair, fled into the sacristy, from which retreat be exerted his colleague to be of good 'cheer. "Patience, brother," cri«d, he, "and do your best to extricate yourself •from those ladies!" That, however, was more easily said than done, especially .as the nuns were becoming so excited that .they might momentarily have been, expected to resort to the ar^ •"!•;•""_*'. ^* ^-n_ TV.A cii»n> Inflted for OPEXIXG FOB AUTUMN. The new Bee Hive nnnex on Fourth street was opened 1,'i-st evonlng. The room has bceu jtiven an oyerlvauling during the -last few weeks,' and last night presented a fl-iie appearance. A novel, curved plate glass front of flic I-aitest approved style, has been, put in. The frame Is of solid cherry. The mosaic tillnfi in front of the store slopes gradually to the door and gives 'the place a -city appearance. Wltlvin the store are funs and cloaks of this year's make, first-class in every ro- spect. MISS MARY MKLC'AHY. Of the Boe'Hiv*, luis Just returuofl from Chicago, where she attended the openings of IJhc Chicago dressmwWns departmeii'te in. soarch of newfall and winter styles for our ' many patrons. Slie has many suggestions to offer in new styles and combinations.—Wiler & Wise. hand which had knocked/ogams*imuv. , t a,y O .,i3een, expecrea i« 'T"" , ,"• ^ r through my sudden movement- MS •-ihjent" of nails. The s.ege lasted for T -" rv .t > ..' . . , __a J ,>,,> hr>M 5i..l_v^_" .»„,,, Timirss News OI it flCW fiiree driwip hours. News of It flew 'About tho town, and bonds of young (iadn, scrupu-louBly neutral, watched proceedings from the bars of the outer B»te.: Eventually the Jesuits yieloefl, |pf.the nuns: occupied tho bo^^g 1 ft"i^w 'convent, entirely'to'their taste, erected for them.—London Globe. —If our faults were all written on onr - world .would,be lull of hang- norn. QF MRS: CARMINE. The funeral of the late Mrs. John Carmine, who died at her home in Tipton -township near Anoka, Friday, will [*> held this afternoon, and interment will take place at the Rjwner cemetery. The deceased was the grandmother of Mrs. Lew Earner of the city. The cause of death was dropsy, with which the victim suffered for five months. GERMAN SPEAKING- Hon. Phil Rappeport will address the German, citoizens.of '.Lbsansport:..and Cass county Friday evening. He will speak" In the German language and every German citizen of Cass county should arrange to be present. THE LADIES.. The pleasant effect and perfect safety- with which ladles may use Syrup of Figs, under all conditions, make It their favorite remedy. To get tbe true and genuine article, look for the name of the California Fig Syrup Company, printed near the bottom of the package. • For sale by all.respon sible druggists. • HUNTING AND PiISHIKG GUIDB FBBB. A guide to the best hunting and fishing grounds .of the west and northwest, containing an excellent map of the lake regions of Northern Wisconsin ana Michigan, 1 will be sent free on application to W. B. Kniskern, 22 Fifth avenue Chicago, 111. ADDITIONAL LOCALS. See our beautiful DeKt wtfre:-Fo\ & DunUelberg. Kiew Meas In Jackets and cajxjs in the Bc« Hive's now. department Monday Bowde jackets,.silk .faced and nicely lined for $4.48 Is a winner at the Bee Hive. We are'now"prepared to offer yov exclusive assortments-in drapery ma teriate.—H. Wilcr & Co. F.reeli Baltimore oysters on Monday :W«dnesd«.y, Thursday, Friday and gaturday at Rotherrners. Carpets,- oil cloths, linoleums, rugs curtains and draperies in endless vari eties at the Trade Palace. 200 styles of new capes and jacket: for Indies and misses, smd no two alike can now -be bought iat one-half last sea son's prices at the Bee Hive. W. F. Dickson, manager of T-honip son's "In. Mizzoura," is sick' at Koko mo, and is being cared for there by th Elks, of which order he Is'a member. A heavy duck canvas, used to cove the clover taller of Tom,;Davis, wh( lives south of the city, was stolen off the machine Friday night while It wa on the Justice farm south' of hero There is no clue to the thlevbs, but th canvas would be easily Identified. It's an old saying that "Tbe proof o the pudding is in the eating of it." An. !t is because'people have'taken Sim mous Liver Regulator that they know It to be a most excellent medicine anc 1 especially for tbe Spring and Fal when there Is so much malaria In tn air. Mr. W. T. Lee, of Pendleton, N. C says, "I have used Simmons Live Regulator for twenty years, m:plac of calomel and quinine. -O BLACKLIST EX-EMPLOYES. »Mt C»r Companies at Eutern CltlM aud Chicago Combining. The. street railway companies of New York aad other citiee, including th* 'erkes line in Chicago, are charged with having carefully marked out a BCheme which, will cause trouble in the abor world. The railroads call it a ilaa for mutual protection, and improvement of the service. The employes say it is just an cxten- ,ion of the blacklist idea, and that its lim is the crushing of the labor organizations. Director Thomas F. Ryan, of Metropolitan Traction company, is credited with the authorship of the >lan. According to the traction employe*, he is going around among the directors >f the various corporations, suggesting bat.they all agree not to employ men. discharged by any corporation ia tho combine. The blacklist is supposed to be aimed at dishonest conductors or offensively vigorous strikers. If it ia adopted the names of discharged em- ployes will be issued in the form of a cir- :ular, weekly or monthly, and distributed among the corporations. To guard against the possibility of a discharged man giving an assumed name—which is now against the law-there will also be a regular Bcrtillpiu'e- 30rt of complexion, measurements, marks, etc. In this way the traction companies hope to keep their pay-rolls uncontaminatcd. Of course, the agreement, when made, will be secret, but the companies credited with looking favorably on the scheme are the Consolidated Traction company, ot New Jersey "the Metropolitan, of New York; the Brooklyn Heights, the Pitteburgh road, Baltimore City railroad, Philadelphia Traction company, Albany ^City company. Union railway of New York, and the Yerkes roads of Chicago. : SHINGLES LAST A CENTURY. Roof i of MtchlKU) W^lt«. Pod" BMltt Climatic R»vm)t«- There are said to be Michigan, whit* cedar shingles now' doing good service on roofs in that state that have been in: full exposure and wear for over 75 years. It is thus seen that climate aflecto the durability of shingles, and the fact that! white cedar is the natural product of< Michigan and red cedar of the Pacific, coast is held to be proof that the red cedar is naturally adapted for use on the, Pacific coast and the' white for -use lft| such sections OB the'mi'ddle'.an.a northwestern states, etc. A pecuuliar objection is brou}*t against the red cedar by wood BJI acid which is, in, flw climate of certain sections, eo> acted upon, by water as to 1 corrode rapidly the nails'- with which the shinglee ore fastened- onto .roofs,, the rust extending to the-', wood around tbe nails, and soon causing « leaky roof—this action explaining the 1 boles so often to be seen around tiei nails in red cedar roofs. Another point offered for consideration, in this connection is the fact, as stated, thata shingle. Is ruined by Win drying, and that J«», tdln-dried lumber can be regarded a« of. equal value for outside work to th«*| which Is air-dried. •': THIEF'S HEART TOUCHED. Mldnlfht Appeal of a Mlnl»t*rt Wlf« Caui«> Qnlek Ro«tltatl6n. Rev. B. E. S. Ely, pastor of tbfl First Presbyterian church, of Eocklord, BL, 1 was awakened 'at midnight by c, burglar who stood over his bed and with drawn revolver demanded whatever money lie might have in the house. He told him he had none, but the burglar began: a search, gathering up a gold watch, and whatever'articles he' could find. He had not finished when Mrs. Ely decided to make an appeal to him. She began by asking him whether he did not have a mother or sister who would grieve over the theft he was about to commit. The burglar paused in his work to reply that he once had n mother and Bhewaa an angel on earth. . The appeal doubtless touched his heart, for be left tie room. On the way downstair* he knocked over a table bearing a flower pot, which he stopped to straighten up, and on. this he left all the articles he hod taken, from tie room of the minister. . Qoeer Church Splra, One of the most eccentric (spires is that of the,pari»h.chiKCbJA«_ Baints) of Chesterfield, with its curicu. spire, 228 feet high, and 64 feet off th» perpendicular. Whichever way tbe ob- ; Jerver looks at this curious spire it appears to bulge out in that direction. Awarded , Highest Konors-^Worid's Fair. •DR.' MOST PERFECT MADEi * w«e Grape Cream of Tartar %>*>*%.&*; t t Ammonia, Alum or »ny other aduiunnc. - " the StanAni