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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, June 5, 1896
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Gray's CORNER. On all kinds of light weight underwear. AQ Htyles and prices for men, women ud children. The extreme warm weather 1ms so far made this a good underwear season, and John Gray Is the place to be suited. Greatest Discovery or the 19th century. Dr. •TcHfruc'H Aledlciilnd Air For th« Cure ot Ciitui-rli, Asthma uiul nil Pnhnofiiiry Dl.wises, It hits no eijunl lor Sk'kiiiid Nervnn.H llt*ml- hu:ii", 1.000.000 Hi'OplD nit imnuitlly [roni the nbov« nitined rtl.sen.ies. Why snllttr unil dli>, «ti*n M<xnciiU»it Air la Co., Richmond, Ind., D. S. A. i« Is the best remedy on earth for La ^.^pe. It will give Immediate relief »ad will effect a cure where all other Mnedles fall. •old by B. F. Keesllng. STATE NATIONAL BAttK $2OO,OOO J. F. Johnson. President. S w. Ullory. Vlco Prenlaent. H. J. Holtbrtnk, Cashier. DIRECTORS. J. F. Johnson. B. W. Ullery. J. T. Elliott W. M. Elliott. W. H. Snider. Buy and sell Government bonds. Loan money on personal security and collaterals. Issue special certificates of deposits bearing : per cent. Interest when loft one year; 2 per cent per annum when depos- osnaey Deposit Vaults of all twnk for the deposit of deeds, Insurance policies, mortgages and other valuables, wnted at from 15 "to $16 per year. F E never pul tip any Flour under any other Brand than our owfi. W Onr Magnolia Patent Flonr IB Guaranteed to be Tweutyper eeot better than any other JPlour made in tbe State. Peru Co. KROEGER & STRAIN, Undertakers & Embalmers. CIO BROADWAY. JERSEY ICE CREAM, Beit in tie City. Little Candy Kitchen, . .. . 31-1 Pearl Street. AH of onr fine bon bons 25c a pound The "Twin Comet" and "Little Giant" Lawn Sprinklers. BEST HADE Unique, Efficient, Labor Saving. Will •prtnklo four times greater area than any •there. Highest award at the Chicago •zposltlon. E. STEBBINS MFG. CC. •ol* Manufacurers, Springfield, Mas». F»r Sale by all Hardware »nd Rubber •tores in the United States. Spring Suits. Good Goods and Low s, the Combination that Wins. Made In the Latest Styles. W. D, CRAIG 436 Broadway. Second Floor. JWtl. OHIO, o nconn . , Terms free. .JBurclnj * CP,,.Clncln- DAILY Published every day In the week (except Monday) by the LoRanaport Journal Company. W. S. WRIGHT ......... ;'. ........ President A. HARDY ................... Vice President C. W. GRAVES .................... Secretary 8. B, BQYER ...................... Treasurer Price per Annum..... Price per Month ......... .' 40 Official Paper of City and County. '•' (Entered as 1 second-class ..mall-matter at the Lofc'iinsport Post 'Office, February S. 1888. . . , FRIDAY, ;IT:NE r.. isoo. SAME OLD GAME. It is perfectly natural, In Uiu faec of MIC party's prospects for victory, that iimbitioiis Republicans should nsk for tlic ollk-es tliiit an; coocoilecl to liclou^, :i mirdi UK to. prucuJwut, to tin- Incimi- liutits. Tin; Pharos, lu ;l stylo Mult is 'familiar to evuryono, trios, by vnsiio hints ami vicious, menuiiiKlow .-im'gi.'-- tious to jrivtt tin; impression Hint tho Republican oi'puiiMrioLi is divirtlnpr on tin- county ticket. Notliiiipr Is fiirt-hor from the truth. Tukius lulvantaRU of the fact that candidates have come forward for some of (lie offices in opposition to The present holders, the I'haros rlittfs In malicious vagaries that would, from a ri'sponslblL- editor, libol county -.oflicors whose records are unquestionably clean. Dun's Weekly Review of Trade says: "Continned exports of cold, amounting to $3,900,000 tWs Week, .are recognized n* jiaturti'l results of the borrowing and wnportlnK early In the year, but caused no serious apprehension. There Ls a general conviction itliat destructive schemes will not succeed, although at present political uncertainties canst part of the business that might be done to be postponed until the future Is more dear. In a nation where every man Is, a ruler, and has his opinion about things every man's expoctattons or fears affect buslnciss of all sorts. When conventions are over, the field for. doubt will be much narrowed." The nomination of McKlnley will have tine bracing effect os a tonic on the spirit of trade ami enterprise. The assurance-that the policy of protection ana the honest, reliable nduinilstratdbn of affairs always made certain by tbe election to power of the Republican party will make those who are walking lu the dark sure of their footing. Certainty !» a powerful and necessary factor in the revival of business. It is vitally Important to every interest that the Republican standard be victorious la November. There Is a call from every part of the country for an Immediate return to power of the party that knows the best use of opportunities. Cass county's portion of the victory Is worth an anxious and determined struggle. Tne flgbt Is to be mode wJtti an unbroken front, and the Inner' workings of the organization must give the best that Is In them, each In unlsoa wJCh all the rest. It has always been party custom to renomlnate all short term officers unless 'good reasons are found for their withdrawal. The men 'who finish short terms this year are stainless In public service. No man can bring .a grievance against one of them. They are before the delegates for a second nomination. The prospects brighten for the success of the Republican party In- Cass county. The use of care and judgment in choosing the county ticket will make victory certain. Harmony from first to last is the secret of a triumphant campaign, The nominees must be selected without dissent. A return to Republicanism., prosperity for all, higher wages, 'good times, protection, reciprocity, and the assurance of the upholding of Americanism, all are combined in the momentous stamp- Ing of the eagle In November. A bill providing for the preparations of plans or designs for a memorial, or statue of Gen. U. S. Grant, to be erected on Government grounds at Washington is now in the hands of the Senate committee on public grounds and buildings. One of the recent suggestions Is a ticket made up of the two "Mac's"' Me-, Kluley and McA-lpin. Gen. E. A. Mc- Alpiu, of Minnesota, president of the National Republican League, is being mentioned for vice president. ..-'•• The presence of 111' feeling within,, saps the vital force .of a party. .'Loyalty to tlic best interests of nil will prevent any word or. act, to cause enmtty be- :tween candidates ..or.ramong their friends. - ; ' : '- •• The Democrats-are .strong In Cuss county. A nomination la Saturday's convention Is mot equivalent to'an election. Only energetic', -slceplessi willing, combined effort will win. Tillman and Turple wouldn't be a bad compromise for the dhlcago con- •ventlon. • , -. :\ , . . Unity is the .promlnfint -word. In the; .Republican; motto; ^V::. v - J. 1 :'-. 1 -'.^ 1 '.': ^Cv^kl^-i FAITHFUL MISS BARTOK. Writes Jhat Sfte/or Her Helpers Have No Thought of Returning. Crying Nccdi of ThotmanUs of HulpIoH, Slot anil Buffering VIotlmH at TurHliih Cruelty Appoula TO€> Strongly to Allow* Abnudonlns the Work. Miss Clara---Barton,,.-in .a letter from 'Constantinople, to Ke'd Cyoss,;.officiuls,, received here, disposes of Hthc /fears expressed some tiia.e "itfgo that .-her..mission would fail', 1 'oh account of the opposition of Turkish authorities, aud shows that she lias no idea of abandoning the work, now so successfully in- nugunUcd. Friends, misled by reports of the difficulties she was encountering-,, had urged her to return, and in reply phe writes: "1 have a body of-reJief on these fields, hundreds of .miles'awiiy in the mountains, a thousand miles from ine, that J could uot draw oil' ill six \vcclis. The best we'could all do would be to abandon 10,000 poor, sick, suffering-wretches to a fate that ought to shock the entire world. Dying 1 , sick, i'oodlcss, naked and not. ou-o doctor and no medicine among; ' them, whole cities scourged and .left to their fnte, to die-without a hand raised save the three or four resolute missionaries, tired, worn, God-serving 1 at their posts until'they drop. The civilized world, running over with skillful physicians, and not one there;' no one to arrang-e to get them there; to pay expenses; take special charge and thua make it possible for thorn, to go. "And we, seeing that state of things, holding in our grasp the-, relief we had been weelcs prcpa-ringr and organizing in anticipation oE this, to turn back, draw off our helpers, send back the doc T tors already started, give all up because somebody had said souietliing-, the press had circulated it, the world had believed it, our disappointed'- committees hod lost heart and grown sore struggling with an occupation rather new to them, and the people hod taken alarm and fulled to sustain them. Was this all there was of us? !Xo purpose of our own?. On '"change," like the priceiof wheat on the. market. In the name of God and humanity, this-field must be carried, these people must be rescued, skill, care, medicines and food for the sick must reach them. . And it is a glad sight to my soul to vUiink of Turkish troops taking these bonds of doctors on to Marash. They have done it and are at it this very hour, marching- on with them to their field;;of labor: What does one care for criticism, disapproval or approval under circumstances like these? Don't be troubled.. We con carry it. We are fair financiers, not dismayed and, God helping, can save our hospitals." Miss Barton reports Dr. Hubbell's party at Marash and Mr, XVistar's at Orfa. She says it is\impossible to describe the joy of the debate people In welcoming the relief parties. BULL DESTROYS A CANDYSJ.ORE. Small Boy with * Bed Shirt Infurl»te»-» Jersey City Bovine. •' '-, A big black bull broke nway from a herd in Jersey City, the .other day and played more havoclii a candy store than the proverbial bull in a china shop.' He had caused considerably trouble to his drivers and. had injured "one man seriously by tossing him over'a fence when he caught sight of a small boy wearing a red shirt and standing in the door of Brand's candy store,, near Palisade avenue. With a. loud., bellow the bul! charged for the luckless youth, who fled into the store. The bull followed, the boy just crawled under a counter in time to escape his horns; Three women who were in the rear of the store screamed loudly uud ran into a room adjoining the store,; The door was a stout one else the bull might have followed, as it charged against the door with.a crash. . When the animal found that he could not follow the women he proceeded to do damage to the stock. A .big showcase filled with assorted candies was lifted off the counters and sent crashing to the floor. Ten jars and boxes filled with other sweets .were. tossed about and in a very short time the store was well-nigh demolished^ While tli* bull was'gravely inspecting the soda water''fountain and placidly • chewing a hunk of tutti frutti the drovers arrived. .Tho 1 ."trail ffeir.g them, rushed from the:store, but was lassoed as he reached the sidewalk.. He was finally.tied to the,rear.end of a wagon and taken to Newark.. ; ... ...... -Only One MARRIAGE NOT THEIR AIM. oauff Woroi»n It! a Cl»»« b«i- llrus Matrimony. " • Mrs. Luella Wilcox St; Clair, president of Christian colleges of Columbia, Mo., recently requested all -the members of the class which will graduate this year, to state briefly in writing their princi- .pal purpose in life'.'.' .'.A number of interesting answers resulted. Ten of the girls replied that it was their principal desire to obtain further education', especially in art and music. Three prefer quiet li'fe at Lome, 'that they may be .a comfort to their parents yj their.de- clining years. One prefens a career as, a. physician, tuid the; highest ambition of another young lady is to be a hospital nurse. Three girls. stated that it- vy as their wish to travel as in uch as possible: Only one admitted "that 'marriage was her principal purpose in life. Several; of the .replies were written in poetry. Pnt to a Better tT««i „.,..,; • The old headquarters of militant- atheism In England, known as the hill of science, has been' 'transferred to tho Salvation Array. The transfer marks the disappearance of the Bradlaugh typo of free thinkers;: The atheists do not; now own a single hall in London. - : \ Death of in Elephant. "' •'• Judge Perchad. 'the* fine male Indian- elephant ". presented % Sir J,u&gr-' : Bah-. ridnr to .the prince, of Wales' during his. liidtati-.':toinr: l iii,18 1 7S36,..dIed.Tecently'at; the zpolofflcai.^rdcns..Lpiid6aJ'. ... ,1.; .. ; :H&; WAS THERE. •Alkali lite Tell/of What Happened at the Wedding Ho Attended. "Did you attend the wedding- but at old ma.nj Juckettte place last night, U:e?" asked Judge Stringer; the well- known Oklahoma jurist. "Yep!" answered Alkali Ike. "Had a lively time, I presume?" "Eh—yah'l,'' Some wnys it was mid- dlin' lively on' other ways it wns slower than' snails. Thnr was no shootin', an' the lickcr 1 ,v,'us mimable. But,-toko it all around, up one side and down t.be othar, 'it was wljn.t you might call a pleasnnfcaffairfrom start to finish. The preaahor, didn't show up at tho ap- p'inted hour, but we didn't raifis him tor quite'a spell, owiu' to the fact that the bride's mother, who -poured to he an advanced 1 womn.ii, sorter objected to Kicka.pot-' Pete, 'who was supposed to lie the 1 groom, n-nd fret, after him with n soap'piiddle or suthin" of (lie kind an' chased'hiin all over the lot. "She ncccln'.t have put herself to tbe trouble, 'for.' the bride got 1o t.hinkin! (.lie matter over, an'conelodi'd that-she'd jist. as soon inn,rry Three-Fingered Babcock, who had so-rtx-,r boon spinning around h'or-sojin 1 little time before, 1 an' tile didu'tknow but she'd a little sooner. Xiichevul (.'iion^h, tiiis kinder riled* Kicknpoo, an' -him an' Three-Fingered pot to ,-jowerin' over it, an' I reckon they would have, fought, it out if .Tim Wh"ipsaw, from t.lio IJa.tdlcsnakc place ranch, hadn't' pndlietl 'cm an' got >m to playin' curds to settle Uic question. "Tins promised to satisfy all parucs Tonccrnod. .but, the bride*fouind out That Three-Fingered had put, up $2.00 on his side'against her hand in nio-ri'ige, which Kickapoo had staked, which made her so blamed mad Uiatsbesvore 'if they didn't value her 1 pure affection tit more'n $2.CO she'd be hanged if she'd marry:either of 'cm! This sorter complicated mattoa-s again, but Jim Whip- siaw soptliod an' corafiortod her an' when the preacher showed .up, by gosh, Miss llaisy, an', Jim stepped forward, hand in ha™3, to be married. "Meanwhile Kicka.poo had-' put up $2.60 against Three-Fing-ered's stakes, an' they were playin' along as contented ns a couple of kittens. They slipped their hands into a book and give it to Appetite'Bill to hold while the preacher was gettin' off the solemn -words that made the. two hearts one. An' then, after they~hr.d congratulated the bride, tliar came the caiil to supper, an' so they 'Concluded to moke it a showdown.' Accordin', Appetite Bill opened the book; an' burcussed if both hands didn't .consist of 'four aces and a. king-. Thereupon they divided the stakes and shook [hands. -An' then everybody ad- joiirmil. to the supper table, feelin' tfiat it was| indeed good to be thar."—N. Y. 'Herald.''." THE HOUSEKEEPER'S PEST. Abovei All Things She Mont Detests ; •"' . Da»t. When a weary housekeeper was asked i what her idea of Heaven was .she replied: ."A place where, there is no dust and no dirty dishes." To the housewife who has a servant to wash her dishes the second clause of the* reply may not carry weight, bur, she must have a very efficient staff of domestics at her command who does not appreciate the pest of dust. The putting ''hi oi coal 1 in the cellar covers all the furniture upstairs with a black dust; jthe furnace is shaken down, and all polished surfaces are gray; while in summer a. fine, light, impalpable powder from the streets sifts in hourly through'every chink and crevice. While' it is' well and proper for the. -housekeeper to fight the nuisance, and once a day have her house thoroughly dusted, she (may. become a slave to her enemy. She .-.is no worse oft than her neighbors, and she would do well to 1 console herself with this thought, and not make.'herself and everybody else miserable because of a dim mirror or a wh(tcne.d chair-rung.. I have impressed painfully upon my mind the picture of 1 a,' young married friend, fragile-in:-appearance, and, in trirthj whose/1 ife was worn to a thread by her arch-foe—dust. She was the mistress of a large house, entirely furnished'as to floors, mantels and ivainscoting.in polished antique oai. She _kept two servants, but.the.-parlormaid had titne to dust the house only once per diem, : The remainder:of tlie time tlie so-called, mistress undertook to keep things- clean. My most, vivid recollection 1 of her is as Aei appeared two-thirds of the time, ;worn. : 'and 'weary,, with a dust-, cloth jn'lier 1 hand. She used to .'say, half laughing,.half, sorrowfully, that d fit legend for her tombstone would be: • "Dust thou. art, to dust returneth." • .'. As dear, Mrs. Whitney says: -"Something: must .Ire, crowded out." 'Letua housekeepers accept this truth as inevitable, and when we die let it be of a struggle with' something greater than d a Si.— Harper's Bazar^ •;•-',-' . ,' Evidently. "The palmists tell ns about the line, of life, the line of fate and all.the other lines," observed Mrs. Morcomb,wl»o was. interested in the science, "but tlie palmist who wrdte^his book—" ; • -' ;" . "Have you'been buying a book-dip palmistry ?-"• asked Mcrcomb. . ."Why, yes."> ,...-' "••'• "Had your hand looked at, too, I suppose?" . ...;. . . . . • "Ihave.",,, . '••••!•''•, • "Wha.'t:did''itc6st-?" ..'.,.,.' "Only ilve dollars.!' "Only" five •dollars!' H'm! , What did 1 the palmist cay 'about your line of economy?" • .''";• • •,-'•' "He didn'.t say anything. There isn't any such line, .is there?" ... . "If \ there is,"..ported Morcomb, "the palmist never e'ees it', in the hand of anybody who visits him'!""— Chicago Tribune. ' • . ... Anr KInd.Gooa Enousb. Minnie : .(fretfully)—I just ..despise these great, gawky, long-legged f ellows. . • Alice '. (firmly)— So, Minnie, 1 cannot truthfully •say. that., I have the smallest dbJc'cUon tallymen r-f Texas Sif tings, '.t; Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Go^t Report. Baking ABSOLUTELY PURE STUDENTS IN REVOLT. Elefuso to Attana Ohapol and Sbbck tho People of tho Town. Dlsgrnocful Scene ot tlio Olilo Wcsleyin Unlvcriiity—Trouble Is tlio Cntfrrcnrth of Roatrlctloun rinccd on tlio Gloi> Club. up the play ns she went .".long, -interpolating such opinions us, from minute to ininuic, slic had of the audience. She called them nniilter;:ble tilings, and in a highly dramatic way. The innocents applauded these sentiments vigorously, upon which she called thorn something worse. VICISSITUDES OF LIFE. The students of the Ohio Wcsloyan university went on a grand slrikc the other evening at "chapel time. Chapel is held after the close of the last recitation hour at 4:30 o'clock, aovj when this ,1ime came almost nil of the- 3,000 students gathered at the chapel untrauca Mid then deliberately wcn.t away. They utterly ignored t!;c commands r.ni.1 entreaties of the faculty to remain, and with jenrs and vulgar expressions started down the street. A fewsiraff- '"•lincr onM; went, in, and brief exercises were conducted by Prof. Williams, who is actintr ns president during the absence of TreKitlom, Usshfoi'i'l a* the Jfctbodist general coi-.fcrence at ClcvP- Jantl. The students'who cut ciinpcl went down ^^ain street in a body, singing their college songs and giving their college yells. Some preparatory studenta, who 'allowed their zeal to run beyond the bounds of reason, battered the sigr.s of merchants ns ttey were jinssed jn the line of march. They picked up stones and every other missile within reach and threw them promiscuously, breaking several plate glass windows nnd hitting- a team of horses, hitched to a rail. The frightened beasts started on a run, and before they could be stopped the wagon to which they were Attached was demolished. Severn! hundred of the college boys went to Monnett Mil, the ladies' dormitory, and marched through it from end ft) end, making'- much ado about the whole affair. Their coarse and vulgar remarks so shocked several of the girls that they packed' up at once and left for home. The cause of the strike is said to be that the faculty has greatly disappointed the college glee club, which had arranged .a long western tour under the approval of the faculty, and now, just on the eve of making the tour, such conditions are put upon them ns to greatly discourage them nnd make 1 it barely possible for the tour to be made. This made the students angry, for they say it will be the means of injuring tbe university, and they do- not intend to stand it. Tbe strike is the first action taken by the students to express themselves on the action of the faculty. SHE DOES A MAN'S WORK. 3Ir«. McLood Sues for Services R<m<leT«l Out West. Mrs. Johanna McLcod, ot present Jiving in EnstPatchogue, Long Island, has brought suit against her'husband, Alexander French McLeod, for separation a-nd alimony. She swears that while living with her husband in Jfontona he was a. sufferer from, rheumatism, and unable to do the. hard work of panning in the placer streams for gold dust. Tlicy had located in what seemed to be a, rich district, and 1,ho wife promptly attired herself in male costume and went to work as a miner. Her invalid husband was unable to do more than "wash" the products of herdiggifigand panning. According to her complaint, this brave woman received from hier -husband only ten dollars as her share of her labor, but got plenty of abuse, and ill treatment. The rough men among w'hom ske v.'orUed in Montana never suspected her sex When the MeLeods left tlic mines 3. year ngo last February the "camp" thought that they were a pair of prosperous brothers. Mr, and Mrs. ifsLeod; .it is said, left Montana with $80,000. Slits came to New York at his request .and lie went to Hot Springs. A mouth 'or two later she heard that he had become smitten with another woman, named Mrs. Nellie Grace Sterns. Mrs. ,McLcod found the couple in St. Louis. 'Mutual friends induced llrs. McLcod to forgive her husband. After the reconciliation the Mchcods settled in East iratcboguc. Mrs. McLeod alleges that her husband has- ill-treated her ever 'since their return to yic east. •CYCLISTS MUST CARKY CELLS. • Ralno a Groat'Dlll In Wnohlncton to El- prcaa Tliclr Coutoinpt- A new police regulation requiring bells on bicycles became effective Hoc .other day in" Washington. _JJcfore eight O'clock at night 30 bicyclists were arrested , for disobcyirg tlw regulation, lluudrcds of wbp.elm.eii and \yjiceiwoin- cn expressed their contempt for the regulation by using cow bolls or sleigh 'bells,/and thousands arranged their small bells so-that they rang constantly. WasJiington,'on account of its many'la'iles'of broetd avenues paved' with asphalt, has move bicyclisls in proportion TO its'population than any city in the world. On (In- night in question all the wheels seemed to be in use,' and' the nuise of the bells was ol- .mcs.t a nuisance on the streets devoted to residences. . The JUIvIno Slirtth In » Pot. One 1 night,, when the audience in a small -town was especially bad, Sarah Bombard t,, bored- by the small size of the audience and its .stupidity, resolved to make the most of it.- ;The play was VCamille':" But instead of.speaking.the Sequel to an Experience of a StruKBllngr Young Author. "You remember my telling you awhile ago, when we. were talking about the vicissitudes of lifo," said a struggling young author, according to the New York Sun, "about an experience that I Ir.nd one*? I Ivacl ;>„ number o£ m£niuserip!fi, yon remember, which I desired to sell arid which I Kent out to tho publications I thought, there besi suited for. One after anoihcr they Ciijuc back, -anti) they ln<] a-11 ,-omc b.nck but one. Thai, one, in my own judgment, •was much the best ot liio lot, and I had built strong hopes upon it; and when, so to speak, il sull didn'vco-mc back, I fcjt sure 'hn.l, it b.i<] been, accepted. Bu1 a.fter waitjngawliilelongcrandaot hearing from il. I wrote, asking about it, and the publ Islior w-rote me a polite, note soyins 1 l.hoy hail no record of it; it had never been received. "That was tihe story as t told it to you, a.nd I supposed ijia.t that was the. end of it; 'and it was pretty tough, wasn't it? But now let me 1rfl you t;he. sequel. : "Of course I wrote a polite note in reply 1o Uie- publisher;- and in that note I described tihe manuscript and said that perhaps it might yct.^be "found; and Inter it was found, and, liy snakes, they returned it! "That was solemn; but it was one of those things tJiat, are so everlastingly, R-osh-blastedly solemn that you have to iauigh over "em; and there oan't he atiytliing very terrible in anythingthat >oi'. can )a.ugh over: so, you see, cometo take it aJtogether, that experience was not very distressing after aJl." MOST PECULIAR ROOSTER Ho Very Sloch Re«croblcs a Bird adlMe. To see a rooster vha.t resembles a bird of paradise is a rare sight, but such a one lias recently been a common spectacle in Japan, says the New York. World. This particular fowl was, apart from his gorgeous appendage, of the ordinary ty pc found in Japan, except that he was a little More proud in his bearing than his fcllowsl It may have been his manner that first led l.o his selection as the bearer of a most magnificent tail. The brief history that can be obtained of this freak rooster is silent on that point. It probably was selected because only ojj arrogant, lordly manner could support-such a wonderful and variegated appendage. Be that as it may, the rooster did certainly havea tail J6feetlong. In'it-were all the bright colors imaginable. .The tail was far more brilliant in its colorings than the shining fenther-fan of a peacock. The neighbors of the Jap d isplayed no interest in the freak bird, lint were amused by those who expressed admiration and wonder, who were invariably foreign travelers. Then it was discovered tliattliebeau- tiful long tail wns not a freak of nature, but the clever work of the ingenious Jap, who had fashioned and fastened the- tail in such a way as to defy detection except after ivhe most minute scrutiny. A Ju.pnnc.ib Lady Politician. The most remarkable woman in politics u>. Japan is Mme. Hatoyama, When, her husband, a leader cf tJio progres- sionist party, ran for parliament, she took the stump and made speeches in his interest—a, very extraordinary thing for a Japanese lady to do. She is now a teacher in the academy of which, her husba.nd is principal. Effect of Tree Destruction. The influence of forests in protecting the water supply 1s well illustrated in the case of Cirecce.. In ancient days she possessed 7,200,000 acres.of forest Today she has hardly 2,000,000 acres, and tbci scarcity of wa.ter and otiher injurious climatic effects arc traceable to the destruction of the trees. "Anything new, Madge?" "Yes, Maud says that slang cuts no- Ice; that no swagger girls use it any more—in fact, if you.talk slang now you are no longer in it."—Chicago Record. LADIES WITH RED FACES ATII! ollv, crcasv complexions, or subject t» SSlicS, flimDics.-bl.ickhciwIs, yellw.or aothr bkin.wiH be cratillcU to learn that the purest, sweetest, acil most effective ekm purifier and beautifler yet compounded is . . CUTICURA SOAP utt of moit. 1 Inff inflomnmUoii. and when' followc—., n - — . 5 0 olnnn«wnhCi.Trcniu.<olntmcnt),pro«ibcoe-, flclil in reUcring Ured, lame, or mrotncd mu«clc«. •*tbT«^«tft.^4--.S*J:.Cffl«S,*- D "*i'

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