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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, June 11, 1896
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John Gray's COKNER. On all kinds of light weight underwear. AH styles and prices for men, women mA children. The extreme warm wtmther has so far made this a good un- ••rwcnr season, and John Gray Is the to be suited. .. DAILY Published every day In the week (except Monday) by the Logranaport Journal Company. Greatest Discovery ol me 19th Century. , Dr. TengiKl'B NSW KKMKDV M«cllca(od Air JKor the Cure ot Clitiirrli, Artthma anil all Pulmonary Diseases, It has no equiil lor SlcknnU Nervous Head. ache, 1,000.000 peoplo f ott? unnuiilly from HIA nbovB named disuises. Wtiy sutler ur.d (lit*, when Medicated Air l.s 8nar<uit«txl to euro jou. •edloateit Air mid KriiK Co., Eldimond, Ind, U. S, A. it Is the best remedy on earth for La ^,.^pe. It will give Immediate relief •ad will effect a cure where all other Nnjedlea fall. •old by B. F. Keesllng. W. S. WRIGHT... ................ President A, HARDY ............. ...... Vice President C. W, GEAVES .................... Secretary S. B. BOYER ..................... ^Treasurer Price per Annum Price per Month Official Paper of City and County. (Entered ns second-class mall-matter at the Logansport Post Office, February 8. im THURSDAY, .TUNE 11, -1S9C. STATE NATIONAL BANK LOGAKSPOKT, $2OO.OOO J. F. Johnson. President. S. W. Ullery. Vice President H. J. Heltbr,tnl£, Cashier. DIRECTORS. J. F. Johnson. S. W. Ullery. J. T. Elliott. W. M. Elliott. W. H. Snider. Buy and sell Government bonds. Loan money on personal security and collateral*. Issue special certificates of deposits bearing : per cent. Interest when loft one year; 2 per cent, per annum when deposited Biz monthi. Boxes In Safety Deposit Vaults of this bank tor the deposit of deed*, (Insurance prtlclee, mortgages and other valuables, Mnted at from IS to >15 per year. I E never put up any Flour under any other Brand than our own. W Oar Magnolia Patent Flour Is Guaranteed to be Tweuty per eent better than any other JFlour made in the State.> TWO METHODS. Through the opening oC Ahioric-.m ports to England the prosperity oC that island lisus boon unusual. The surplus wTil~liis""f.~OS.O.OO"'pounds. Tho English laud owner :iud fanner Is to be bt'iiotital. The tax on liiutl will be ru- ilucud 7") per ciiut. lu En^liiud. Thu IMXOS MlTectinp other classes will be UD- totiched, This is class legislation -\vi.tli a vt'iigojuico. Tho English pluii would not go in Ajincrk-a. Au industry is not allowed 1o inert dost.nic'Uon in America •to -be fed for revival 1'roin tho 1'mids of the pco.pk'. The plan oi' -Kcpubli- cans, and ot most good Amoili-ans this year. Ls to p-rotect w-itli taviffl antic.?, all industries) tlio iloslre and end being Hie prosperity of all. This is the American idea as opposed to the John Bull-Gor- ilson-Clevehwd scheme.. ,.'-,, The raosit signiflcant fact in counee- l.iun Avi.Ui the lowering of the British land owncre' taxes, U that American money will, Indirectly, make up for the revenue cut off, and tho English people will not be burdened. Instead of adopting a jnst protective system Eug- tail »bolstei« up her fanntug Interests by being rankly unjust to other aud Just ns Importairt; classes.' Tlie riuuxis raked" up tie old "fnke tsi'le o-C Hie Vdirgin,la, "poor white" wh favored the 10 to 1 propositilon'becniis he sa:kl he had saved up 100 gold dollar to exchflngo 1'or 1,000 -silver "plunks wlieai -tiie Populistic Wea prevails, nai crcdbtcd tJie Joke t» a Cass county fnnn ei' in the Republicau coujrentloi: Trickery is tlift Pharos's policy; in everj Instance, but the borrowed Me',' first tol on a Detuocrat, could not be in.ide t< tit, and occasioned only mild' amuse meat. BOOTH-TUCREfi-JiAiftRIVES,. Leader of Salvation Army America Is Interviewed. Peru Co. KROEGER & STRAIN, Undertakers & Embalmers. 610 BROAD^VAT. JERSEY ICE CREAM, Bett in tie City. Little Candy Kitchen, 314 Pearl Street. . >•'•] o! our fine ton t>ons25c a pound Over In the bloody Te'ntli district Hi Hanley supporters* gracefully sun-en deral w.lica .Tudgd Omiaipnckei- was nominated, but they co'm.bino Jn mh'k tag trouble .in 411ie party, now tlyit it Is all over. lUidr sentlmc-nt-s ot loyalty aud toiltj-^»tlie noantaoe seem to have been a cloak to hide the glitterl-ng dag gcr a£ treacJierous ddsappohitment. Tlicro could be DO greater honor ao carded a ma'ja thaii to place in his hands the framing of flic National platform of the KenuWican party. The task 1 never leift to one, however, as the party draws up Us, o\\n doctrine, which never matea-ially clidmccs except to Improve and progress with (lie nafflton tho Republican party has made great. AVool was 28 cents a pound-under the StcKInley law, and' one poaiud wo-uld pay for seven pctuuds of sugar. At present with wool on the lree-)M of the Goi-man-Wilson law, ami sugar taxed under the same measure, oho pound of woo-l will bring' enough to 1 .-: buy pounds of sugar at tho present .price «% cents a pound, or 38' cents, V'< . /' L. G.PATTERSON Has opened.a Fire and Accident Insurance office at 410 Broadway, up stairs, and •elicits a share of the public patronage. None but First Class Companies Repre- Mnted. CHAS. L.WOLL, :-: UNDERTAKER *•• N.>. 411 Market Street. '** Call« attended to promptly, day or nlfht. ' Central tTnton and Mutual telephones. Office, No, 16; Residence, No. 1ZL DR. S. H. WARD. HOrMEOPATHlST Office 309 Fourth Street. Over Taylors' Jewelry store Residence 913 North Street. •Che "Twin Comet" and "Little Giant" (.awn Sprinklers. BEST HADE • 10, Efficient,..Labor Saving. Will .... . • t&ur times, greater area tnnn any r -IlBliest award at'the Chicago K - •EBBINS MFG. CC, •.a .-• .;u.-.,. .-caouron, '• -Springfield, Mass. ,... . -,'•/ all Hardware »nd Rubber ',..... j . •',. United State*. . ANTED ' Mr. J. X. Huston wishes to succeed himself as Imliana member of the-National Republican committee. Mr: B. H. Nobeker is also an aspirant, .and Mr. W. T. Durbin, of Anderson, .and Mr. Roscoe Hawkins, of lii'd'ianapolis, are in line tor the position.. 1 Mhe ludUiiia end oC the committee promises to be well held up. In.dia.nn was first to insist that colored delegates to tlie St. Louis contention be entertained fairly, in view of .tbe report ithat fiotel keepers nt the convention city would discriminate. Unless prompt justice is donr; St. .LouJs will, lose all ctoncc of securing a future mprtiug of tbc Republican party, ' ' Vf It is hoped that;the Interested- bond btiyers of Wall street- will be. able to got along until tbe deficit law gets in its deadly work' oii the treasury and makes another issue' necessary. . . | irni- i "ID )Newbook, JlUntrnted and ory or the o t .Louli: Cjelone • ' " 1 There may be room 1'or His Ponder- osity, Mr. Cleveland; on Major. . Mo Klulcy's band wagon, but it will be tight squaring, and Ivls bait-can'must hang out .behind. '. " • • '' The absolute'follm-e o£ -Democratic policies and- '.the .resuiltl-ng condition of, the country, make voting.the. Republican ticket not only a, wise, net, but a pati-totic duty; . ; • ' : . : . : It Is not only unwise, bufrjjnpatriotie to stab the Nation's a'edfe-by batching such ineasrarea «is itJae .bond .bill that pnssed the reckless. Senaten-oeently; ' grea:testi«6^a' : 'SbHtheigreat^:}«uni1 . -^•.-'i'ri^^V^iiil'il'L'iii.'Sb^ii.-iiiiMS'ciX Will Ht Once lour the Laree Cities— flat*' llnctun Hoot li Still Refund to Con- i 4tMit .la tt Coiireruiice ivltb ' the Coutb-Tuckarn. , .-.- "' , _ "*;. • } Comniamier C'oot^Tuckcr, recently appointed to 'tak'i? cljiirge of the Salvation Army in- this coiibtry, bus arrived in Ni-w Yorl< from Liverpool, lie wn^ niet ut I lie pier by a Inrge delegation from I he Snlvui.ion Army, nmong 1 whom were his. wife. Ills son nnd Comniissionr er Uvn Hooth. ; At eight o'clocU Commander Uooth- TucU-er mlki'd to press representatives? in the Siilvution Army lie:u.!i|iiarteii!. :. "Wluit u-ill be your policy. comnmml.- er. In regard to the Volunteers?" wns asked. "It will be one of love, iiot hostility," lie answered. "My heart nnd my head are full of love." "Does Gen. Booth think that Ballington llootl) and his new movement are likely to stuy in the field for any length of time, or has hi.' expressed to you an opinion regarding the strength of the Volunteer movement in this country?" "Con. Booth wns stabbed to the heart when he heard of Dallinfftou's action, and he really believes that he will bo regained to the Salvation Army. He is full of hope that Ualliisgton will come b;mk, and m;my of his prayers hitoly hu-vc been 'Ho thai' end." "Do you come.; here .with any special instructions, regarding 1 your policy in the management of the army?" "No, we intend to enlarge but not change tlie present policy. We intend to become. Americans, and 1 am afraid I hat if I commit any fault, if it is a fault, it will b'e^to become too intensely un American. Wo have worked in India on Indian lines nnd our work here will be on American lines." llesiirding the transfer of the Su!- vntion Army property, he said that he would us soon as possible become nationalized, and that then the properly. would be turned over to him in ca»e r.here was no leg-al obstruction presented. They were going- to work to that end on the advice of.counsel, he said. . He said he would -attempt-Jo see Balling-ton' Booth and hoped he- would ibe successful. He was reminded that hi-s wife had failed, and replied that lie would try it-ugaJn.. .but.vSaW ,t.ha^. she was the best hand, and was" more per. sonu grntn thnn he: 1 -' • • ."' • . ; .. "What do you think of Balling-toil Booth's refusal to meet your wife ?";hc wns nsked. r -. • '- ":'.•.''• •"1 think," he replied, "that Balling-ton should certainly have granted, vn interview to his own sister. How it was possible for him to say ..no, 1 cannot understand." And then,; with a little more decision, he continued: "Itsecms to me unreasonable." ,. ;, ; :i,,,--.. Comraujider Booth-Tuck^rcvsjflid^'that his plans were not yet rhiitlured. He will beg-in a tour of the larger cities immediately after the Cari(ce:ie hall meeting on April 7, and said that his message to the American J^pple was that he coma with, the deep .sense of the honor conferred upojj''hnn; and a deep sense of his..own.'.insuf!9ciency. He thought America the future" coimi- try of the world and 1 . appreciated fully the enormity of 'the •work, before him. TRANSLATED BY A MURDERER. The lilblo of th« I.iiplacdcr" the Work of a Life Coo-rk't. .<.'"" Themissionnrics among 1 the Lapps nowadays do not experience t.he difficulties 'usually encountered by those -who cr-- :dcavor to spread the Gospel in savage or semi-savage bands. The-reason of this is that tbe Lapps have n transla- 't'ion'of the Bible and they have had it for more than a quarter of a century. It was given to them by amurderer, and 'under most extraordinary circumstances..- Thirty-five or forty years ago there was tin attempt made to Christian:i/.e this rude borca.1 people, but the .efforts of the evangelists were met by 'stout opposition on all sides. Finally the opposcrs of -the "Heathen Christians" resorted to bloodshed as a means of getting rid of the obnoxious minis-, ters and teachers. Riots broke out in .several villages and-ca.nips on the same night and downs of missionaries were murdered. The ringleaders and instigators of the riot wen: eventually apprehended and brought to justice, n 'score or more of them being hanged and,, tlje others imprisoned for life. Among those doomed to life confinement wns one Lars Haetta, nn ignorant young fisherman. Ho could uc.-it.hoi 1 rcnrl nor write, but soon learned both when he found that it wns the only menus left open for employing either the hands or the mind. Next In: became deeply interested in the Hiblc. the very book which he had attempted to keep out of the hands oC the people. After studying it a year or two be formed the project of translating it into the Lapp tongue. This was quite n. difficult task for one of such a limited education, and who had to make use of a laijgungc not too expressive :it the Tics'.-., but niter nearly 80 years of labor lie completed the task nnd -was given his liberty for the benefits which he had conferred npon'his people.—St. Louis Republic, WANT TO SELL THEIR BODIES. Highest of all in, Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report. Baking «^. M C^ Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE COW ADOPTS A RABBIT. Bollingtoa Booth -when : -Bhown , tho above interview.' :With'". Commander Booth-Tucker, stated thoj; ne would not consent to any conference, with , the Booth-Tuckers. He' 'declared ;th:it any hope of his return to the. army .of Gen. Booth was entirely vain. ".•"• " > • RUM BARREL Death of W. HIS COFFIN. Smith, a Moumbuth Orng- • .' glit, »t Sen. i ,W. Smith, a wealthy'drugglstof Monmouth, 111., and n. man! prominent in the Masonic circles of his natiyc'city, .was n saloon passenger oh board'the Quebec and Gulf Port-steamship Mcdiana until it left the West Indies recently. During the passage he was taken ill, and when the-vessel arrived in New York the other-day he was. dead. .The method employed by, .thejfetearaship officers to care for the bodyTvas shocking. _..',,'.'!' ";. '•'...,.;.,': ;. • .. On board-the Slediana were six barrels of old Jamaica rum snipped fromMorti- nique to R. P. Down ing '& Co., otJNew York city. .For some" 'unaccountable- reason the steamship.:'Officers ^confiscated one of the baTrels,';nrid>e»pt.yiiig Its contents, headed up:-Mr. Smith's re-, mains, and in this crude coifiil trough t the body the remainder of the way. A meager'report w)is'made that Mr. Smith died during! the passage and the truth only became,.known,-..when ari agent of Downing 1 culled fo'rihis consignment. He vvaa then' informed'that the captain had confiscated :ooe .of; the mrrels for the purpose already' de-' scribed. Then/ensued a >vra'nglei as-to low tho receipt of the ruin consignment should be made. Throughout it the confiscated cask was spoken of n.5 'Mr. Smith's barrel,"- •".;:••: It was finally decided.thegovernment would bo compelled totake duty, on the rum ID which Mr. Smith's'body had been preserved unless it could Tje; shown that he rum was consumed at'.Bca as a case of necessity. In the : 'meantime 'Mr- Smith's friends:in New.fbrk'.wcre noti- led and removed .the .remains,;••;' Will Vex Bicycle 1'oarlstu. Bicycle. tourists from.' 'tijfe;;; UniteJ' States' and other oountries-.wlll this •ear bo required t6;,;den'osjii;iit the Canadian custom-.housesn.the.fuir re- all price of their wheels.'on' : ehterlng his country, and when vtheyr-ore ex-, lorted back-the money will lierefunded . o the owners! : , .. .'.,-C; ; ->r!;-.;-:; •; ': -.'. , ,lt has barreled . After Tlii'co \Vcclw of Wedded Life a Missouri Couplo Arc Ecvuly to Die. "Do you want to buy the bodies of '.myself and -.vife?" nsked awell-dressed young- man at Uic office of the Central Medical college at St. Joseph, Mo. lie was :>ceoinpai]ied by a pretty, young woman rtutl sajd they hod decided to sell tlicir bodies fov dissection. Dr. Thompson E. Totter, president of the college, said that it was the first- offer of the kind that -had ever been made to him. He asked the j-oungman and his wife when thej- would deliver the bodies, and they said they could Imve them ready at ony time, • The ,toung woman was pale, but firm, and had evidently made up her mind -to fol- Ic.w her liusband in any undertaking: The college officials informed them thiit they did not desire to encourage,-suicide, and refused to make the purchase. It was learned later that the young man was Allen Martin, of C.entry coun- ty.-aud that he had been married to the. girl who accompanied him only three weeks. No reason was given .for their desire to sell their bodies to a medical college before .they were dead. At the time the offer was made they .wene both in good health, and Dr. Potter told them they might reasonably expect -'to'live until they were SO years olcl. The j'cung man shook his bead; sa'diy as they went away. "We will noi Hve long," he said. ' ii '"Similar offers vrarc made atth'c'Ens- worth Medienl college by the|ycung man and his bride, but they did not succeed in selling their bodies, Wfeh-they were risked if they intended to kill'them- selves they refused to answer, ifc'ufr the young'man said again: "We will- 1 not live long."' • . ' :!; '.' • —JXavure is .the'most thrifty jthing In the world: she never \vastes- :l anything: she und'crgoes change, but there's no annihilation, the essence remains—mutter is eternal.—Binncv. Treat* It a* Sh« Would a Calf—Turn* on Her Mauler for Driving It Off. J. W. Brake, a farmer living near Mount Freedom, N. J., owns a fine Jersey cow. Three weeks ago there was a sudden decrease in the amount of milk she'gave. The cow seemed well and hearty, yet she would come to the barn almost dry every evening. Mr. Dra,ke believed somebody wns stealing the milk. So one day recently he kept watch. Late in the afternoon, at about the time tilie cow usually went, home, she strayed down to the lowei end of the posture. A fine, large rabbit came through a gap in the fence, tool; a cautious glance a.round, and then bounded out into the lot. The cov,- saw tlie rabbit and mooed gently. The rabbit approached the. cow'and proceeded to take milk as a. calf would. When it was satisfied the cow licked and fondled it as if it had been herca.lf. When Mr. Drake approached the rabbit ran away. The cow, usually one of the kindest of animals, charged hcrmns- ter, olid he had to take to his heels to escape her fury. When the cow ca:ne home that night Mr. Drake shut her up in the cowhouse, where he now keeps her. His milk supply is as large as ever, and he is satisfied. Cut the cow is not. She lows mournfully all day. The cow's calf died last fall, and Mr. Drake thinks she induced the rabbit to become her adopted child. THE CfcOWNING OF KINGS. Half A ILLION DOLLARS To be Given Away In Articles of .Rear Value to the Users of Mail Pouch "Chewing and Smoking." (Tile Only ANTI-NERVOUS and ANTI-DYSPEPTIC) TOBACCO. SAVC YOUR COUPONS (OR EMPTY BAC3 UNTIU COUPONS APPEAR) AND GET IN t'XCHANCE FREE THE FOLLOWING VALUABLE AND USEFUL ARTICLES! Only Throe of Europe'* Sovereigns H»Te Been Conflccrntcil by Religion* Rite*. The magnificent and costly preparations now go-ing on nt Moscow for the approaching" coronation of tlie czar and czarina recall to mind the fact that very few European sovereigns have gone through the ancient ceremonies which constitute a duly "ar.nointed king." With the exception of Queen Victoria, the emperor king- of Austria, Bohemia nnd JJungary, o-nd King Oscar of Sweden,. no other reigning-monarch has been consecrated by religious rite. In the case of the king of Italy there were obvious reasons why tne^KervicrE: of the church should have been dispensed with. It is less intelligible that so Catholic a king as Carlos of Portugal should have been content to take the oath in the cortes and attend a "To Dcum" only in. the cathedral. A mere oatli, too. sufficed for the establishment of King George upon Hie somewhat riclcety Hellenic throne. The crowns of Holland and Spain, of course, are, so to speak, in commission. As to the kaiser, he did not even care to go through tie formality observed 03- his grandfather, who put the crown on his own head, but deemed it enough to make a solemn declaration at the opening of the imperial parliament. A CHANCE STRIKE. . .x .. . .. beeo:'cciilatedr;dia.t a .ten- ^f I» : eqnolv in.}.in- : '' -' ' VALUABLE PICTURES, llandiomo Water-Color Foc-ilmltii, Land. ecape and ilnrinc, size 1-1128. 12 eulijectn. Fine Paitol Fac-slmllm, Landscape and rifiires, size 20x24 IncLce, 12 subjects. Boittrtllul Venetian Scenes. Worki of Art. • size 80x30 Inches, 4 (mbjocts. Magnlflctnt Water Color GravurM, after f«- mou8artists, size S2xJS Inches,* Bnbjcctn. 'NO ADVERTISING ON ANY OF THE ABOVE, SuchExcdlent Work* cf Art have never before lemoJTercd, Except Through Dcalcrt, atvery Mgh prices. They are suitable deeorationtfor (Viynomc-Mndtobe npprcciatedmustboMen. CHOICE BOOKS, C'alh Bound Standard Workt, over ICO tc- • letted titles ; by Eminent Authors. Popular Novels, 300 titles byFavoritcAnthora. TOBACCO POUCHES. Rubber, sell-closing. Convenient and metal. PIPES, French Briar (Guaranteed Genuine). POCKET KNIVES, Jack Knives and Pen Knives, Uret quality. American mnnnfactnre. Razor Stce), hand forgeil,fliiely tempered lilados. SlagHaudle RAZORS, Hlghett Grade Steel. Ho]low Ground. • .POCKET BOOKS, •-. Finest Quality Leather, Ladles' snd Gtante'. • CYCLOMETERS, • 1000 Mllo Repeating. For ony elzo Blcyclo. • EXCELLENT Open Face WATCHES, • Th» "Mail Pouch* Watches aro'mado by 0 'Z' a leading American Watch I.Company — • «ndar« guaranteed, icithoutqaalffcaticn, • • Tho"work»"conmlnaHlinprovimentitip 9 w 'to date. They will wear find perform well » ™ •',' .for a life time If only ordinarily,c»r«d for. ~ Coupon» explain IIOTV to Becuro All Articles. Ont Coupon in each 6 cent Vtounee)fite!ayc, TIDO Coupon* in each 10 cent (4 oiwitffl). Package* . Hall Pouoh Tobacoo Is sold b; all dealsrs. Paokairet (n0uon0al<i)contali]intt;yiocoiiiionv will 1» ttc««ptod UH coupond. "2 oi^SmptyBag Rich Find of n Violin Soloist Near Suit Lake City, Utah. There is an axiom among mining prospectors that, while ,1 knowledge of mineralogy is a first necessity for a maji starting out to hunt for the precious ores, yet the richest finds are often made by the rankest tenderfoot. It is well iUustratrcl in a recent rich find near Salt Lnl<e City, Utah. Willard Weihc, a violin soloist in tlie Tabernacle, was walking in City Creek canyon, on the outskirts of the city, when he kicked aside some rock that struck • him as being unusual in appearance. Out of pure curiosity be carried a piece of the rock back to town and had it assayed. It showed $300 in gold and $40 in silver to the ton, Weihe was so much surprised he almost fainted. Then when he recovered he hurried back to where he found the rock without mentioning the matter to anyone, and staked out a large number of claims for himself and friends. Now a considerable camp has sprung up. nnd the workings bfiir out the promise in Weihc's chance strike. BLOW OUT THE GAS. at one Coupon, "4 o*." Empty. JSvj at , ensfty and ;' endurance 7 of . ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE llilUdflll An Ingcnlouti Contrivance That 1ft a God- tend I.D the Rarallsi. A genius in West Jlavcn, Conn., has been at work in the interests of the ruralist nnd has devised a new style of gas burner, which, when it shall have been generally introduced in • hotels, will prove a great boon to those individuals who find it hard to.shakc off habits of years'standing. The new device will permit'the guests to blow out tbc gas to their heart's content, without any fear of unpleasant consc- tjucnces. The gas burner is made of 11 metal having- great expansive ajid contractive properties. The jrns is turned on in the'rcgular way and a small screw is turned, which mdmiis a small flow of gas through the burner. The gas lighted^ nnd the heat expands tlic-nidla) and automatically opens a valve, permitting a full flow of gas. The gas' can .be turned.off in the ordinary way, but -if the gas- is blown Out the metil eontracts, closing the valve, and all the gas thuv escapes is the very smaJI quantity admitted by UM screw .valve.. Plenty of Money for Bull Flehton. Spanish bull fighters get salaries afl . large as those of exceptionally great actors. "First swords," like Mazzantiui orOuerrita, who is notyetSO, earn an. income which is never Jess than $40,000 in. one' year. The latter owns near Coxliz s; villa and - park' 'where • in the winter Dionths lie 1 entertains his.friends with;; lu.vishhospitality..Mazjjantini his $-*00,-: CARNATION CULTURE. Something of tho History of It" Wandvt* | ful Development. ' I.oug before the Christian era the car-^ nation had become the favorite of fash-; Ion of Greece and Kome. Owing 1 to the tendency of the flower to develop into j an entirely ne.\v form, very little, ef-j fort ivas made in early times to cul-; tivate it for size, but in IClSustrainwas; discovered yielding 1 blossoms3>/ 2 inches : in diameter. There is proof that blue carnations were produced in. 1700, and as the yellow blossom has already existed, some speculative person h;is vt-onilwcd why the blending 1 of < thesu primary colo:-s has 7iot already. ])roducod a, nattirnl green specimen. Since the isiddle of the eighteenth century growers have been trying -to "breed oft" the deep fringes on the edge of the peln.ls, making 1 -it. round rose- like leaf, end they have succeeded partially. Jininiffrnnt; Huguenots are credited, with the introduction of the carnation. into T.his country. A half-hearted claim to n, share in that honor lias been made in behalf of the pilgrims, but though.,.: tl.-ese fair flowers certainly flourished, in English gardens long ere Cromwell's time, and "the pilgrims did bring to; America, the "clove" or "Paisley" pink and the sweet William, they did not bring 1 the carnation. By whomsoever brought, the carnation was widely spread through American gardens. Up to eight years ago there were not, in all tbe United States, more than half a dozen men who knew much about carnation culture, and, even among those who essayed it, little disposition existed for any considerable investment of time, labor or capital in develop- rncnt of its possibilities. Consequently, our winter-bloomed carnations ',gen- o-rally were second-rate flowers, poor in tints, small, short-stemmed and' ragged looking by reason of their btirstedcalyces. Suddenly theredawned a new era, in which, with half a decade, has been accomplished more improvement in American carnations than was achieved in all the time preceding their introduction into the country. In 3S91 the American Carnation society was organized, and took in not only professional growers, but lovers of the flower generally. Thus far it has had four exhibitions, in Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Boston. .The fifth was held in Xew York, and opened on February 11, 1S06.' - ' The classification of carnations !»• extremely difficult, Tbe American^Iom. of dividing them into*wo great classes of summer and winter-blooming is not a success; England finds trouble with, her subdivision according to color, and France's seven classes according to the use and habit of growth leaves severaS varieties unclaimed, lu the. last thre*. y<«irs the number of kinds considered worthy of cultivation by the American Carnatio'n society liavc increased from 420 to 5C2. FifteeJi million of this fragrant,. I spicy flower aiv; used in one winter in j New York city. In addition to this demand by tbe general public the Van- • derbilts, the Goulds and several other, rich families in the vicinity of Ts'ew j York have greenhouses devoted exclusively to forcing carnation^.—Chicago News. The Origin, of "Windfall." , The origin of the expression "windfall," which is used when one wishes to> | refer to a streak of good luck, date* back to the time of William the Con- | queror. At that-time it was a criminal offense to cut timber in the British forests without royal consent: A.11 that i could be gathered for fuel or otherpur- I poses was such limbs as the wind should: I happen to break and cast to tbe ground^ On. this account the peasants hailed a ! great windstorm as a blessing, because, I it was apt to cast enough of "windfalls" " for. winter fire-wood. From, this old- time forestry custom comes the modern' | application 01 the expression. At one • time it was decreed tliat only such'I limbs and whole trees nis should fallil during the three summer months could; [ be used as fire-wood, but the ua justness I of the act was so plainly apparent that I no attempt was evvr made to enforce it.: J —Detroit Free; Press. Cnrloni Coincidence*. The vital statistics of Steuben, Me., ] for the 32 months just closed showi curious coincidence.' During the yeorj there were in the town 1G births, 1 deaths and 1G marriages. ITCHING SKIN RELIEVED BY ONE APPLICATION OF BPEEDT Crmi Tnm'niiNt.-Warra >b»fli».;.v with Ct-ricmu 80A1-.. gently-"•"—"•"•-•--* Cimcroii (ointment), «na Tnila 'con* EBSOLVIXT, grcatert ol Humor o . .> Y.VMQ.-'ftfld'Vl.V. irf«^^-j .•-• .'v»f^.;,i;..3^.'^—Jja-i—ij ?^^

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