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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, May 27, 1898
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REGULATOR WILL CURE . * 4 ALL COflPLAINTS AND DIS« GASES OP THR Liver, Kidney AND Urinary Organs Biliousness, Jaundice, Haadache, Constipation, Pains in the Side or Back, Sour Stomach, Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, Catarrh of the Bladder, Irritation or Inflammation ot the Bladder, Female Weakness, Girvvel, Blabetes, Dropsy, Bricfc Dust Deposits, In fact all diseases arising from Liver or Kidney dl»- ord«rx Price, $1.00 Mediae Go. HEW YORK, N. Y. A southerner has designed a new resilient tire for wagons, which is made of an inner section of rubber tubing surrounded by a layer of rubber-coatr ed linen or canvas and covered by a vulcanized, comparatively hard, rubber tube, which is, in turn, covered by an outer rubber tube. Acetylene gas is to be used for the purpose of inflating marine buoys and floats, the dry calcium carbide being placed in a vessel -a the apper portion of the buoy, to witfch a small quantity of water is admitted as if. sinks, causing sufficient gas to generate to lift the buoy in its proper position again. A Pennsylvania woman has invented a fly escape for attachment to window screens, which is formed of a wire cone, with the large end connected with a passage along the bottom of the screen, in which tue flies crawl and pa«s out through the small end of the cone, thus clearing the house of the insects. A noiseless and more efficient flame for incandescent gas burners is produced by giving the air and gas a rotary motion to thoroughly mix them as they are admitted to the bottom of. the burner, the mixed air and gas being heated by means of corrugated rings in the burner, which draw heat from the flame above. Carpet sweepers are being made with a brush mounted on a flexible shaft, and surrounding a circular disk to revolve toward the dust collector m the center of the disk as the sweeper is pushed along, motion being imparted to toe flexible shaft by a system of gears connected with the central wheels, on which the sweeper runs. Envelopes can not be tampered with to remove their contents In the mails without revealing the theft it a new safety device is used, which consists of a piece of material to be inserted 5n the envelope directly under the address, which becomes damp and blurs the writing when the back of the envelope is steamed or soaked to open the flap. Sunken iron ships, which are too deeply submerged to permit of the descent of divers to make connections for raising them, can be lifted by means of powerful electromagnets attached to lifting ropes, the magnets being lowered until they strike the wreck, when an electric current is applied through wires to cause them to the boat. GOES TO PRISON ALONE. Ohio Han Gets it ~St*r'» Sentence for a Teohlnal Defalcation, The warden of the Ohio penitentiary nt Columbus was astonished to find a man at the door recently who carried in his k-and his commitment papers ordering a yeso-'s imprisonment. This was the first time he had e^er seen a prisoner unaccompanied by an officer voluntarily come and say he was ready to begin his term. The man was Ingle W. Rush, aged 45, born and raised in Logan county, Ohio. By hard work and strict economy he aud his faithful wife, assisted by the oldest of their eight children, had gathered together money, lands, cattle, utensils, and the like worth $20,000. He had become a man of standing in the community and for several years had served as treasurer of Stokes township. By reason of some investments he made which did not realize as quickly as had been expected Rush was called upon by the board of education to turn over $4,700 of school funds.' He could not do it, so he and his wife, who wa3 not on his bond nor in any way liable, turned over all their possessions to his bondsmen to protect them in raising the sum demanded. The shortage became known before the money could be raised and public clamor was only satisfied by Rush's indictment by the grand jury upon a charge of defalcation. H« made no defense. While the crime was only technical he could not avoid punishment. It was said by the members of the grand jury and Judge Duncan, who sentenced Rush to a year in the penitentiary, that it was one of the saddest duties they had ever had to perform. ^ by J. T. , B.». Bn»]*hn It, W. H. IDEAS IN CRESTS. Appropriating Other People's Coat* ol Ainu —A Good Story. Speaking of. antiquity brings ap tin Inexplicable American fad of using I coats of arms, says the New York Mail and Express. It reached a climax not long ago, when a youthful daughter of a wealthy German brewer visited an engraver's office and, looking over the books on heraldry', finally ordered one coat of arms for her own use, which combined the prettiest features of those belonging to three greai English houses. Her youngest sister, not to be outdone, ordered one for her note paper and books which contained devices from five old English houses, not one of which coincided with the other's choice. The amazed engraver endeavored to expostulate, but neither of the young women would listen to his argument. "They liked the coat ot arms," they said. "Anybody could buy them who wanted to, and they didn't propose to allow any ridiculous nonsense to prevent them having- what pleased them: besides that, they wanted them different, anyhow, so that they •wouldn't get mixed up." This is on a par with that erratic London genius who had on his Monday note paper a boar's head; on Tuesday, a game cock; on Wednesday, a bull'* head; on Thursday, a stag; on Friday, a great fish; on Saturday, a ram, and on Sunday, a squirrel. After a long time he explained this remarkable change in heraldic bearings. It was done, he said, to let his friends know his favorite meat for the dinner upon the day the letter was written. POLITICAL RIVALRIES. THE HEN MEANT TROUBLE. tout-hern Railway Man Confegge* HI* Superstition. "There goes my Jonah," said a local conductor one day as the passenger train was entering the yards at Central City, says the Louisville Post, When asked what he referred to the popular old railroader said: "I mean that old black hen you saw fly acros* the track In front of the engine back in the edge of town. She is a bird of ill omen if ever there was one, and every time she flies across this track in front of my train I have bad luck before I fmisB my trip. "I first noticed the hen about three years ago on the trip over from Russellville to Owensboro, and we stuck in a snowdrift before we got back and were held out nearly all night. The next time was when the large tunnel at Twin Tunnels caved in, compelling us to transfer passengers and baggage and stay out all night Again she appeared, and 1 I fell froi^ the train later on and sprained mj ankle. So it was on every occasion when 'old blacky.' as I used to call hw. appeared upon the scene. She belongs to an old negro woman, and after trying in vain to kill her I tried to buy her, but the hen's owner said, "Naw. suh; dat's a pet an' she wuldn't hahm nobody.' But I always felt a strange fear seize me -when my train, approached Central, after I found what a bad-ln-ck brlnger 'old blacky' waa." Financial. "Is the old gentleman so vulgar?" "Vulgar! Why he tells you how mach be jxaid for everything!" "Hem- much Aid his -wife cost him?"—Ponah- Condidate'n Little Scheme at Lswt Fell Through, "Did your opponent make much of a fight?" asked the new congressman's friend, as they TOre talking over th« campaign, according to the Detroit Free Press. "Put up the hottest battle we ever had In our district. He admitted spending $10,000 and bets were 5 to 1 in his favor up to the day before election. I didn't spend over $100 and he had forty speakers where I had one." "Must have been very unpopular." "Not at all. He's a natural jollier and as much at home at a church social as in a saloon. I simply turned his own guns on him. He employed a writer to get out a pamphlet showing that he came of revolutionary ancestry and had the best blood of the country. It was a pure invention. He hired a band to serenade him three 'ames a week and put up a job with jertain men to have a delegation call at least every other day, expressing pleasure at the fact that he was running and tendering their services in any direction that would promote his interests. He had a fine war record manufactured, though he never smelled gunpowder. He professed to have been reared on a farm, though he didn't know a cornstalk from a fishing-pole, and told how he had labored, though he never as much as blacked his own. shoes." "But such a showing and such professions must have helped him." "They did, till 1 got affidavits exposing his whole scheme, and had them published. He doesn't fully appreciate just yet what hit him." Hoojler* fiustlinj. Arrangements are being perfected by the wheelmen of Indianapolis to »ake the next annual meet of the L. A. W. one of the most successful ever t«ld. The entertainment of the visitors will devolve on the members of the Indianapolis L. A. W. Bicycle club, an organization of 250 members. Many plans have been submitted for consideration, and from those now in hand a •week's program will be arranged. There will be the usual number of tours and runs. These will be over usually good roads. Another feature under consideration is an old-fashioned barbecue, and a night in Bohemia has been proposed. Then there will be a formal reception one night during the week t* enable the citizens of Indianapolis M meet their guests. There will also be a reception for the women who attend the meet. A monster parade will be one of the features of the week's entertainment. The plans for the meet Include a movement to hold a series of road record trials over the Craw- fordsviHe course. Maklne a Hu»h»nil Rerormker. A young 1 wife in Brooklyn recently pave her husband a sealed letter, beg- gin<r him not to open it until he got to his place of business. When ha did ?o he read: ••I am forced to tell you something that 1 know will trouble you, but it is my duty to do so. I am determined 7~-u ?hall knovr, let the result be what it may. I have known for a week that it was coming, but kept it to myself until to-day, when it has reached a crisis, and 1 cannot keep it any longer. You must not censure ma too harshly, for you must reap the re- euks as well as myself. I do hope it wou't crush you. 1 ' Bv this time the cold perspiration stood on his forehead with the fear of some terrible, unknown calamity. He turned, the page, his hair slowly rising:, and read: ••The coal is all used up! Pleasa call and ask for some to be sent thi> afternoon. I thought by this you would not forget it." He didn't-—y. Y. Weekly. EA9TEK CUSTOMS, The Permians, the Jews and the Russians all offer eggs at the festival of Easter, but it is difficult to ascertain the exact origin of the practice. In a certain church in Belgium the priests throw the eggs at the choristers, who throw them back again, the most extreme caution being used that the trail sheila b* not cracked or broken. P»ld to Kodera Anthon. Mr. Rudyard Kipling consmands th« hlgSiest price ot any llvinc author, according to the Pall Mall Gazette, which says that it paid £150 for each of his "Barrack Room Ballads," and that "The Seven. Seas" brought him £2,200. He has received 2s. a word for a 10,000 word story. Mr. Anthony Hope charges £90 for a magazine story, reserving the copyright; Mr. Gladstone's price for a review is £200. Dr. Conan Doyle received £7,000 for Rodney Stone." Mrs. Humphrey Ward £8,000 for "Robert Elsmere," £16,000 each for "David Grieve" and "Maicella," £1,500 for "Sir George Tressady," and £3,000 for "Bessie Costrell." "Ian afaelaren" has made £7,000 out of "The Bonnie Brier Bush," and "Auld Lang Syne." Mr. Rider Haggard still asks from £15 to £20 a column of 1,500 words, and will not write a novel for less than £2,000. The highest price ever paid for a novel is £40,000, which the Pall Mall Gazette says was handed over to Alphonse Daudet for his "Sappho." Zola's first fourteen books netted him £44,000, and in twenty years he has made at least £75,000. Mr. Ruskin's sixty-four books bring him ia £4,000 a year. Mr. Swinburne, who writes very little, makes £1.000 a year by his poems. Browning, in his later years, drew £2,000 a year for the sale of his works, aud Tennyson is said t<» have received £12,000 a year from U>e Maemillans during the last years of his life. The Pope's Many THle»- A complete list of the t'tles of the head of the Roman church is given as follows: "His Holiness Leo Xin., bishop of Rome, vicar of Christ Jesus, two hundred and fifty-eighth successor of the pricee of the apostles, supreme pontiff of the church universal, patriarch of the west, primate of Italy, archbishop and metropolitan of the Roman province, sovereign of the temporal dominions of the holy Romaa church, prefect of the sacred congregations of the inquisition, the consistory of the apostolic visit, president of the pontifical commission for the reunion of dissenting churches and protector of the Church and Chapter of St. Celsus and St. Julianus, of the orders of St. Benedict, of Preachers, of the Friars Minor and also of the archofraternities of the Via Crucis, of. Jesus aad Mary and of the Stigmata of St. Francis." By Boot Post. A young woman employed in a Minneapolis boot factory recently enclosed a note in a boot made for the Klondike trade. She slated that she was a poor girl who had always had to work hard for a living, and. knowing that the boot was going to the Klondike she hoped whoever used it would send her a gold nugget. A little later a letter was received from the purchaser, stating that he had received the note, and forwarded a pinch of gold dust. He furthermore asked for her portrait and address, and said that if he found on investigation that she was all she had stated in her note, he would send her a gold nugget. Room F,nouE n Upstairs. One night, after the curtain was rung up at a certain English theater, •where the "standing room only" was not needed, a small boy was discovered sobbing in front of the boxoffice. The manager of the theater went to the lad and kindly asked him what the trouble was. "I want my money back!" sobbed the boy. In surprise the manager asked his reason for such a request. "Because—because I'm afraid to sit up in the gallery all alone!" he wailed. Hi* money was returned. Heart Disease from Bicycling. A curious effect of hard cycling is reported from France. Out of the last batch of conscripts no fewer than eight widely known cyclists were rejected as being physically incapable of military duty. Diseases of the heart were the chief reasons for their rejection. This causes pro r --^d astonishment all classes thir . 0 them at least fit to be accepted as military cyclists. First Dnel In America. The first duel known to have taken place upon American soil occurred in 1630, when Edward Doty and Edward Leister, servants of a New England colonist named Hopkins, fought over some trifling matter with swords. Neither was seriously injured, but both were severely punished by the provincial authorities for participating in the affair. Fish That Hibernates In Mnd. In Gambia a fish known technically as the protopterus at the first promise of the approaching dry season begins to burrow in the mud at the bottom of a stream and thereinafter spends weeks and perhaps months quite without water, until the rainy season begins and once more moistens ajii floods its sun-baked prison. Astlfl£ Too Much. "We are mad," exclaims the editor of a paper in the backwoods ot" Tennessee. "Darn the people! How can they expect us, out here, twelve miles from a railroad, twenty-five miles from a river, millions of miles from heaven, about two miles from the devil and about 200 yards from a whisky shop, tc get out' a. lively newspaper!"—New York Tribune. YIc« Mrs. Youngrmfe—Why do yon bring back this cake? I told you you could eat it if you would saw a little wood for me afterward. Weary Wijegies—I will submit a proposition to yoa, madam. If you don't care I will a«t UL* wood and aaw the cat*. LIGHT IN THE STEEPLB. Splr* at St. PhUtp'i Ch««U at Cb»rl«» ton C»ed m« » Ll^hthonM.. From the New York Sun: The all- pervading war talk and speculation a» to cannonading, bombardment and th« like recalls an occurrence that interested Charleston people about two years ago. The engineer in charge of the government works in Charleston harbor had prevailed on the vestry of St. Philip's church in that city to allow a range light for the harbor to be placed in the church steeple. Workmen began the task of making such alterations in the old spire as were necessary, and, all unexpectedly, the men came upon an unexploded shell imbedded in the woodwork. "B» exfemely careful in handling it," •vras tne superintendent's c«ution when the discovery was reported to him, but the workmen did not need such a warning. A royal infant, on whose well-being the fate of nations depended, was never lifted more tenderly and with such care and solicitude. The church steeple is tall and the way leading up to it narrow and dark. Whether the souvenir of the war was lowered earthward over the outer scaffolding or taken down and out through the interior of the church is not recorded, but at any rate the workmen breathed freer when it was well out of their hands, and they used their hammers less recklessly while the remainder of the woodwork was being loosened, for fear another unsuspected shell might lurk beneath the surface. The shell was taken to Fort Sumter. The range light in SL Philip's steeplf is one of the few harbor lights on the coast, if not the only one, lodged in a church steeple and kept trimmed by a church sexton—by the identical old colored sexton who ushers strangers up the aisle on Sundays, sees after funerals and chriRteulngs and performs other duties connected with his office. When the government official first broached the matter of making ths steeple a lighthouse, the vestry said "no" to the proposition. It was a benevolent, a kindly purpose, it was true,'but secular withal. To lend th« church for such a purpose would b« stultifying somewhat of its dignity. puttl*g It to an irreverent use. St. Philip's church is very old. Its contr«- gation is steeped in exclusive conservatism. The government representative, nothing daunted, waited until thing* had calmed down a little, and then h« urged the matter again, making it plaic to the vestry that their steeple was just in the exact spot where a range light was most needed; that their sexton could tend the light; that everything should be done to preserve the dignity and placidity of the ancient edifice, and Indeed to improve and repair it, should occasion require. With these stipulations the opposition of certain members of the vestry was at length withdrawn and now the ships that go up the hai*» bor at night are guided by the light Is the old steeple. Old St. Philip's spire was always just in range line with the entrance of the harbor. The marksmen on the battleship that bombarded the city in the civil -\jfar always said that St. Philip's steeple was the neatest target on the coast. St. Michael's was not three blocks awav, hut that spire didn't answer the purpoee so well. fatuous in His I*lue. Walter White, for many years assistant secretary of the Royal society, gavs In his journals many amusing s.nd witty speeches and sayings, some • of which he heard at first hand. Among those repeated to him by other people was a bon mot made by one of the founders of the Athenaeum club of London. When the Athenaeun: club was first founded Croker was urgent at no man should be admitted who had not in some way distinguished himself in literature. Soon after he proposed the Duke of Wellington.when some one said, "The duke has. never written a book." "True," replied Croker, "but he is a capital hand at reviews." (Urll in In some parts of Sicily the With of a girl is looked upon as such a misfortune that a black flag is hung out ot the window to proclaim the sad event. Having to be supported by the family as long as they are unmarried, and being obliged to dower the bridegroom, girls are looked upon as expenaiTa luxuries. ^ Boys, on the other hand, are very soon self-supporting, and when thfe time comes for marrying increase the family wealth by bringing home a bride and her dot. The girls live in seclusion, are most kindly treated, and at the age of fourteen or sixteen they are disposed of in marriage on a purely financial basis. Sticking to the itnln Qne»tlon- (Interruption by Impatient Auditor) —But how about our shattered battle- si, ip that lies in the mud at Havana harbor? (Impassioned reply of orator) —Ay! What of the battleship? My countrymen, I challenge any living soul to contradict me when I assert that not a scintilla of proof has turned up in investigating the causes of that disaster to shew that the free coinage of silver at the uniform ratio of 16 to 1 had anything whatever, directly or remotely, to do with it! Not a scintilla! Let us get back to the main question. The crime of 1873, as I shall show yoa presently," etc.—Chicago Tribune. Too Few Deatlv. London has aa Undertakers' Revi«w which takes quite a professional point of view of the situation. It declares 1897 to have been a bad year. Business has gone "on the even tenor o£ its disappointing way." There was "but occasional demand for most of us, and that demand chiefly of an nnreu.'jnera- tive order." TTaleM th* tionsare taken, dc»th will lurk in every home. It docs the footsteps of hn»- b»nd, wife aud children alike. If the husband is an ambition* man, the chances are that he •wiU i — =! overwork and ^17 overworry and ^J take insufficient time to rest, eat and sleep. At first he may feel but trifling- in 1 effects from his \ indiscretion. ( Then he -win suffer from headaches, loss of appetite, loss of sleep, lassitude in the morning:, drowsiness durinsr the day and a. general "ont-of- sorts" feeling-. If these conditions are neglected, almost any serious malady may be the result. Frequently it is some nervous disorder or dread consumption. Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery is the best medicine for hard-working- men. It jives edpe to the appetite, makes digestion and assimilation perfect, invigorates the; iiver and purifies and enriches the blood. It is the great blood - maker and flesh- builder. It cures 98 per cent of all cases of chronic or Hngering, bronchial, throat and lung affections. All too frequently, death dogs the footsteps of the wife, in the guise of weakness and disease of the delicate and important organs that bear the burdens of wifehood and maternity. There is an unfailing cnre for disorders of this nature. It is Dt. Pierce's Favorite Prescription. It acts directly on the sensitive organs concerned, making them strong, healthy and vigorous* It fits for wifehood and motherhood. They are sold at all medicine stores. During early childhood death lurks In. every corner for these fragile innocents. The mother can only protect her babes by- acquiring some practical medical knowledge. Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser imparts this knowledge. For » paper- covered copy send 21 one-ceat stamps, to cover cost of mailing oitly, to Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y. Clotk binding 31 stamps. PECK'S C0MP0WNB CURES-* ^ C Nervousness. Nervous Prostration, Nervous and Sick Heedacb*» . lodigestion, ^ Loss of Appotite, Rheumatism, f Neuralgia, » ^ Scrofula, Scrofulous Hamore, Syphilitic Affection*, Boils, Pimple*, / Constipation, ' Pains ia the . Back, Costiveness, Biliousness, and all diseases anting T from* u impure state of the|81ood|or low condition of System. ( For sale by Ben Fisher, Schneider, W. H. Porter, J. F. B. F. Keeping. TO DUR PATRONS. The Pharos i« ju«t ID receipt of a oompU- zneotarr copy "TUB liltrHT OK THB WORLU. or ODK KAV1OB 1ST A«T." issued by the ELDER COKPAMT, Z78 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, III. Thi» i» one of the most beautiful vomtnni we ha»e vrer seen. It contain* nearly 160 full p««« entrar- iog» of most- exquisite ftniih printed on tumpt- uousp*per. All tbe«e engrmngs hare been careful'! reproduced from the world'* neatest paintings, and all tfce greatest painter* who have ever lived are here represented. In •hort, this superb work of art brragi the Art Galleries of Europe right into our hornet,*) that those who are DOC *Dle to go abroad to gee the original painttafs from -which our picture* were made, can. with thii book, alt down right in their own parlor and itudr the ideal* of Christ, at conceived by the (teat masters. Someone in thl« community oould make money r«pidly. by wsearing the anoor and taking orders, a* this book li In any home equal w a liberal education In art- A lady or gentleman of »ood church standing, might b« able to seture the management of tha entire county by writing- at ono» to A. P. T. Bld«r. Puplieher. Michigan Ave.. Chicago. TIL Th» o' this paper Indomes Th« Light of tb« ." as a. book of great merit. The Hot Springs of Arkansas. It 16 announced that all three of the graft hotete at this resort will be open this wbtta The Arlington has never closed, the Park opened January fltb,and the jBagtman JaaujuT 25th. In addition there are fifty hotels and three hundred boarding bouses, giving accommodations at reasonable rates to all classe* of people. This is tie only health and pleasure resort under direct Government control. The curative propertJei of tne bo* waters are vouched for br the Surgeon General of the Hiited State*. Send lor illustrated descriptive matter and particular! ref irdimt »e greatly reduced ninety-day rout/d trip \Torsion rates to C, 8. Crane. General Paasemrer ao». Ticket Arent, Wabeab Kailrovl, St. Ixrals, Mo. «&. If < or »«r *-*r~Tit- rrritotloB or tint*. toon of

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