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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, January 22, 1895
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THE GOSSIP OF GOTHAM. Hetty Grcon Proposes to Invado "Wall Street. Society'* Cotillon War—Mm. Cl^vdaii'J'n Content with K«>v Vorlf Si.cloty *nd thu GouliM 1 Trip to Norw»jT- [COPYIUGTTT, 1805,1 The financiers of Wall street live in considerable dread just at present of some of the projects of that "T""] cccentrk inves- ». tor, Mrs. Hetty $& Green. Tliis I «,"£* woman has for six months past been buying in n large blocks the p u r e h a s a b 1 e [ijillJV stock of the west- F,!f en, roads. So , - i '''i : .k Carefully and quietly has she gone about this, however, that no she was about WIJAT JIKTTV IXIKH. intimation of what readied tho exchanges until it was too late to prevent ln:r from attaining a _de- cicled votiug influence in the spring meetings. An effort was made to secure her holdings by one syndicate at a considerable advance, but although Mrs. (.ireen could have cleared twenty- five thousand dollars in one transaction by selling, -she would not do so. She has long been very hostile to C. ¥. iluntington and the Gould Union Pacific interests. Now Mrs. Green announces that she will do her- best to bring down freight rates. Her object in this is to boom a large section in the •west in which she is interested and which she alleges is being retarded by the enormous tribute levied upon it^ by I tho railroads in the shape of traftlr;. Were Mrs. Green 'enabled to precipitate a freight war the results would be^ serious to various stockholding combinations. Mrs. Green has already been approached by numerous financiers in the interests of coinpronii.se, but, she rc- , fuses to do anything to reconcile finy conflicting interests. Vi'lien she said recently that the railroads were ruiu- iug the country the assertion was taken OS an open declaration of war. It is now deemed a certainty that Hetty Green will take a good share of her millions to Wall street, and. the prospect is very discouraging tu '" OI 'C than one frequenter of that notorious thoroughfare. It promises to bo a ease of Jay Gould in petticoats. _ - • Mrs. Hetty Green's personal peculiarities are consequently being dwelt upon upon by .some of the Wall street men who mean to put her in nn insane asylum rather than let her get control of the financiering of these western roads. To this anti-Green feeling is due the story that this woman is 'mentally unbalanced and tells fortunes by cards and teacups. Mrs. Green has these oddities, but her mental make-up is perfect. Any woman who can make hundreds of thousands a year ought to have no difficulty in establishing her sanity. tionld* and ViimltirblltH. Some envious mortals are repeating at the clubs that George Gould obtained tho countenance ~ of various socially prominent families by extricating the scions thereof from financial embarrassments of one kind and a n- other. T here never was any foundation for these assertions. An effort is like- FATIIKK wiso being made nocicrcu's LIST. to spoil the party which Mrs. Gould will t:ike with her to Norway and Sweden this coming .summer. That effort is likewise doomed to failure. The " Goulds will cruise about the northern coast, of Europe for eight weeks. It is possible that Mrs. 1'aran Stevens may go with them. Mrs. Cornelius Yander- bilt and Mrs. Gould are now quite warm friends. The latter will be the guest of the former when the piew palace at Newport it, completed. Some misapprehension lias been created by the statements recently made that coolness exists between Mrs. W. K. Vaiulerbilt and Mrs. Cornelius Yan- dorbilt. The two ladies are on very intimate terms of friendship, and in order to refute the rumors to the contrary Mrs. Cornelius Va-mlerbilt ,m;ule it a point to be present with her husband und her daughter, Miss Gertrude, at the recent dunce in Mrs. Ogden Mills' house. Mrs. Willie K. Vanderbilt was there likewise with her daughter, Consuelo. and all present had occasion to note the cordiality of all the members of thiMamily towards each other. Society vinderstood the incident as a for- mal'not.itieation that "Willie" himself ii the villain of the play. Snobs who have undertaken to criticise Mrs. Willie and to give her the cold shoulder have accepted this warning. Father Knickerbocker's list, to quote the term up- plied by society to the catalogue of pa- triewn names, contains Mrs. Y\ illie's name. Father Knickerbocker's 1 ist also virtunllv includes the name of Gould. tocracy. The most revolting scenes are enacted and the foulest of human vices are indulged in with ' brazen freedom. The worship of joss is a cult. Mr. Comstock has heretofore kept his knowledge to liimself until he attild attack the evil with some show of success The opium den-keepers have, however, combined to fight him and the effort to discredit him before the Lexow committee is partly due to their efforts. They have terrified their wealthy patrons into contributing large suras for "defense" through dread of exposure. It is even said that the opium fiends hatched a plot to kidnap Comstock. One idea is to have a legis- islative investigation of New YorVs opium dens with a view to the enactment of measures for their suppression. Some very sensational facts would then be made public and many families of social position would be utterly compromised. It is sometimes alleged that a third of New York's club men are opium fiends. Many physicians reap a golden harvest in endeavoring Lo cure the habit. Some o. the dens- operate ingeniously as establishments for the cure of the disease An effort is being made to enlist Frances Willurd and the temperance societies in a crusade against opium, and the movement promises to attain considerable proportions in a very short time. TIio Klvnl Cotillon I>n<lor». The Dyerites and the Ritchies. This is the latest' division among the plu- toeraey in Gotham, and the breach is so wide that society i n P li i 1 a d e Iphia, Chicago and Boston must sooner or later be dragged into it. T h e w a r has arisen over the dispute among tho partisans of the respective TIJE leaders of cotil- lons in New York. Oplmu nivl tl>c LoBlslntnrr. Attorney Comstoek has gathered some verv startling information about Xew York's o p i u m dens. 11 e has long been endeavoring to exterminate these resorts, but his efforts hare been baffled t o a consider able extent. One place in Xetv York is patron'. Izcd almost. ami tne innovation nas so tar oecn received with favor. The custom is to take these pipes home with one as a souvenir of the occasion. At one o. George W. Vanderbilt's bachelor dinners, very fuse meerschaums made their appearance .and the idea promises to meet with the favor accorded the lloss Bilk fad. P*v"> "•Kc-iitfi.B.i THE HUNTtR'SCOLD STORAGE. »n.l Fi»h on TE.E FATE AUTOCRAT. - One cohort main- tahis'thaVMr. Elisha Dycr^Jr., is more graceful, less sel f-conscious and in every way better than any leader of cotillions in the country. But an influential section of New York society contends that the honor belongs to Mr. .T. Wadsu-ovth Ritchie. Unhappily the leadingfumilics have divided on the question. Mr. ana Mrs. John .'hieob Astor arc Dyerites. The YaiiderbiltK arodtitchics. Now both the gentlemen who have occasioned these melancholy differences are both Chesterfields and Unimmels. Each is fascinating, distinguished looking and blue blooded. Hence the origin of a moderate party, led by Marquise de Talleyrand-J'engold, maintaining that both men are so charming as to render it Ira-possible to choose between them. Mrs. Willie Vanderbilt replied to tins by declaring that there can be only one Cnjsar in Home. Tho epigrammatic remark proved brilliantly successful and spread like a prairie fire. Mr*. Clovnlnnd'it Heclrn. Mrs Grover Cleveland has.perma nentlv abandoned New York society. On the few occasions of her appearances in tho metropolis at soc i a 1 functions of any kind, most unhappy differences have ensued. It is well known that whenever the SHE UK FUSED TO rLAYwifc of the presi- KcursK. deut of the United States is to attend any social affair outside of Washington, the fact must be stated on the cards of invitation nnd no regret can bo sent bnseil upon a prior engagement. An in vllatiou to meet the wife of tlit president is practically an imperative command, and even though a man or woman have an engagement at some other function it, must be broken bj the sending of au excuse. Now ir, appears that rival aspirants for social favor in New York endeavored to takx advantage of this fact. When two of the involved families happened to have a biy aii'air on hand for the same even- in;: or two opposed coteries found themselves in the same position, one tried to destroy the other by having Mrs. Cleveland as a guest. All society would thi be obliged to turn up at the lY.nctioi: favored by Mrs. Cleveland. Nor could they attend the two affairs on the same evening, since no one may leave before ••the president's lady." William C. Whitney's name has been connected with t.h'is trouble in a very unpleasant way. Doth the president and his-wife learned of the manner in v.-hi ^i the first, lady of the land was being made ihe professional eclipse of the Four Hundred nnd that is why Mrs. Ck-ve- 'laud under no circumstances aceepts p. New York invitation, although she invariably receives one when a grot;I occasion is forthcoming. She sent her re- irrets e'tfen to the Vanderbilt coming out. le Always Supplied Deer Short Notice. A n-entleraan who was at work at the Howard slate quarry in AVillimantic .wenty-five years ago says deer was as plenty then in the woods north of bebec oke "as anyone could ask for. Ihe shite company has a large number of men employed, and boarded them in camps, the same as lumber men board their crews in the woods. To keep the camps supplied with fish and meat they kept a hunter employed every day. The supply never ran short, but some of his methods were peculiar. IU» evidently kept ii.sli on call in the winter season. On several occasions co: pany came in from I'.angor unexpectedly late in the evening. Hut they only had to say trout to Stone, the hunter, and he would start out into the woods to return in fifteen minutes with a handsome string of fish, apparently just taken from the water, says the Lewiston Journal. lie would bring in deer in the winter much the same way. His manner of doing this the gentleman explains for he went with him once and learned the secret. Me took the doer sled out to briiv in game, and the workman went along to help haul it. They did not go very far into the forest when they came to a lot of evergreen boughs heaped upon the snow. Here Stone stopped. Lifting the houghs he tipped the pile over, and the looker-on, who wondered what he was up to, was scared nearly out of his senses when a big buck bounded up out of the hole and fell flat on his side. His feet were tethered together so he could not stand. Stone had caught him, and tethered him and buried him alive under the brush and snow against future emergencies. This was his system of eold storage. THE PRESS IN THE ARCTICS. Oncer Publication* of tlio Land or tho ~ Ksqulmuwx. There exist at present several "journals' 1 that make their appearance but once a year, says a writer in Scientific American. Literally, of course, they u,ro not journals-dailies—but annuals. They are published within ^the confines of the north polar circle. The Esquimau Bulletin, for example, is edited near Cape Prince of "Wales, on Bchriug strait. Here, in a village inhabited by Esqui- maux, the English missionaries have established a school, and as but one steamer lauds at this place, and that but once a year, the news that it brings is consigned to a sheet of paper printed with the hcktograph. Its size is eight by twelve inches. The paper is very thick, and but one surface is used. This Esquimau Bulletin, in a subhead, claims to be the "only yearly paper." This, however, is an error, for there is an annual sheet published at Godthaab, in Greenland, whore a small printing office was established jit 1S02, whcnoe°about two hundred and eighty sheets and many lithographic prints have been issued. Tho journal in question is entitled Atnagagdlintit, naling- iuarmik tusaruminasassurnik; that is: "Something for reading, accounts of all sorts of entertaining subjects." The language is that of Greenland, a dialect of the Esquimau. There is still another periodical published in Greenland, under the name of Kaladl it. UNDER SNOW TWO MONTHS. Winter Kxncrii'nci- of Tour Men In a Hut in 3Iui>l;tn:i. I lived under the snow for two months, said a prospector to a Cincinnati Knciuiror man recently. Talk about the present snow being a deep one.! It is nothing to what I encountered in ISiiS in what were then the wilds of .Minnesota, near Albert Lea. Four of us had built a but in order to hold a homestead claim, and fortunate- Iv had laid in a supply of provisions s'uiiicient to last two or three months during the winter. One night it commenced :o snow, and large llakos constantly fell for two (lays and nights. Then the wind began to blow, the.snow con-tiuuing. and the next morning we could not open the door. The windows were completely blockaded and we could not toll that it was daytime except by our watches. Wo built a big fire and stayed in the house, supposing that it would pass oil' in a few hours, but the weather turned intensely cold. On the third day we tunneled out through the window, but found it impossible to remove the drift, which completely covered the but. The cold weather continued without a break for two months. The top of the snow became hard enough to bear our weight and we would go out by the window, returning at night, but it was two months before the snow thawed sufficiently to uncover the hut. IS MAN LOPSIDED? Th« Subject lllscnsseii from » Variety of Man at best is au ungainly animal. His head is an irregular spheroid, his eyes are not alike or of equal etlieioncy; one shoulder is higher than its neighbor, one hand and one foot is larger than its corresponding organ. Despite the fact that the shape, size and color of the ear differs more widely in individuals than any other organ of the human body, says the Albany TimesUnion: they arc probably more alike on the same head than any other of the twin organs. If one car is delicate HI shade, ihe other will be the same; if one looks like a dried fig or a conch shell, the oilier is likewise so, Vuui the eves, however, matters are di.uVr- eiit. "One eye is nearly always more open than its friend over the bridge, while in many cases people, while np- .parently looking with both eyes, only use one, and makers of firearms, in making guns to order, carefully allow for the right or loft sightod«es.s of the sixartsman for whom they cater. Broadly speaking, women are more often left sighted tlia:-, moa, and. when they do happen to be right, sighted they are so in less degree than the sterner sex. The reason why the left shoulder is frequently further from mother earth than, the" right lies in the fact that while writing roost men rest the .>".t elbow on the table, while in the case of porters loads are carried on the right shoulder. Vuth an able-bodied man there is very little difference in the length of the limbs, but the hands and feet are usually widely clifferent in the matter of size. The right hand is the bigger, while, curiously enough, thu left foot covers the greater amount of ground. Ladies have a certain unreasoning sense of satisfaction when they say that they wear fives in gloves, because, if this is a fact, then the human hand has grown smaller within the last twenty or thirty years, which state of affairs, however, may be questioned when the glovemakcrs tell their story. Gloves are all marked half a. size smaller than they iv-alJy ought to be, which is the fatal result of the habit in which the ladies indulge of almost invariably ask- in"- for gloves a size smaller than they can comfortably wear. The left leg is better developed than the other male car- rier.on account of the fact that we stanc 1 habitually on the left foot, and nwunta bicvcle'or a horse and kick a man while bakWin-'-on the left leg. Most men jump chiefly oft the loft leg. Lateral curvature of the spine occurs more frequently to tho left ilmn to the right, indicating that the body in sitting is thrown more to the loft than to right. This leads to the rcmnvk that nothing is more Injurious, for the young especially, than to uit for any length of time in ouo position. r Clours Tnboopil. A decided innovation at private dinners is the appearance of pipes and tobacco at thut period when cigars ai-u gc:i era 1 ly served. It has has been discov- e r e d in No w York by so m e- body or other that when the prince of Wales gives a private dinner at San - driugham to his own set he causes pipes to be distributed to his guests when cigars are gen- .erally in order. This is. because he prefers a pipe to a, cigar himself >,oS. for ". The; : THE DESSIir.T.' JCcvr Csc Tor Indhin Grass. Sweet grass has been put to a new use. It is woven and mnde into cushions in which pins can readily be stuck with ease. In this guise it becomes a useful as well as decorative object. Those seen so far are quaint in the extreme. There ia a small doll which makes the foundation, and the •svoven grass becomes her gown. This last is somewhat elaborate and shows bows and ribbons enough to stand for the model of a winter fashion plate, but all are made from the grass. The ample skirt is stnffed, and so the cushion is formed.. The whole hangs npon the wall and is very charming, at the ! same time that it holds pins in. safejy j and by the score.:! 1 ; . ...... ' I'. •.., ik^' gross; earnings of TGio WEARING QUEUES IN CHINA. It In Mvrvly tho Prevailing Style, and It Not Demundoil Viy Law. '•It Is to the. Tartars who conquercc China several centuries ago that we are indebted for this much-discussed queue." said Wing Lock, a promincni Chinaman, to a writer for tho Pirtsburgl Dispatch. "You hear a great -lea about the laws of China relating to the weaving of queues; how a Chiuamar cannot return to his country withou his queue, and all that. Well, it is al bosh. The wearing of a queue is nc more required by law than your gentl men wearing whiskers. It is a custom and a. stylo, and a Chinaman realize: some* truth in the saying that yo; 'might as well be out of the earth as ou of style. A Chinaman retains his qucui simply because if he should ever return to his native land ho would not care to go about among his friends and mala himself conspicuous by such a radica departure from the style of so inanj millions of people. Strange, too that the Chinaman should hold to In queue with such tenacity when it wa originally imposed upon hjm as n man of subjection. V.'hou the Tartars cam. over and set a ruler on our throne thej decreed that every '/hinanian shouh wear a queue such as they did. 0 course, this was at first galling to them, for they could not see or touc'h tlu-ir plaited hair without being reminded of their conquest. Hut time heals all wounds, and it'was not long before Hie Chinamen began to cherish the marks of subjection 'as a good fashion or style. This was :;Uo true tibout the sfvlu of dress the Chinamen now wcnr. it" is in the queue that a Chinaman wears his badge of mourning. 'U hen a Chinaman's father or mother dies there are sent toliim. as to all the members of the family, colored garters. These are not garters as we unOors?and. but sort of ribbons, white, green or blue, which are plaited with the Iwir. VHiite, green and blue are the colors of mourning, while the ribbon that is ordinarily plaitcQ Ln the queue is black. These blue and green garters arc worn in the hair for one year after the death of a parent.' ' Cunvnsbuck a i'rsti'l. Geese and ducks are more favored by the Germans than the Americans, not one in a hundred has ever eaten canviisback duck, it is a cherished American tradition that it is the greatest of all table delicacies. • V-V11, it's a fraud. To get "the boasted flavor of the "wild celery" on which it feeds it must be cooked half-raw and is generally as tough as a boiled ov/l. V.'ith the exception of the little "blue-winged teal/' no due.k that swims can surpass a well-fed, well-cooked puddle, snch as von can .buy in our incrke.t for ten cents u pound: Canvasbaek is now fifty cents a pound. Resident—What are you looking for? Messenger Boy—I'm lookiu" fer the home fer 'indignant single woman.— 3ood ^ for infants and Children. OTHERS, Do You Knoy Kfttemau's Drops, Godfrey's Cordial, runny .-o-caUeJ Soot SoothinR Syrops, most remedies for chiton are composed of opium or morpbiM ? Do You Know that opium and rcorpbtn.! lire stuperyius wireolic poisons ? Po You Know tbat in most countries druggists are not permitted to W.-U : without labeling Uicin poisons • Po Ton Kuo W tlmt you should not permit any medicine to bo ,,-iven your child unless you or you.-physician loiovr of what it is composed r Po You Know that Co-storm Is a purely vegetable preparation, and U»t a list of its ingredients is published wih every bottle f Do Yon Know that astoriafa tt* prescription of tho famo.-s.Pr. Samuo.1 Ktchor. That it has been in use for near* thirty years, and that ruoro Gloria i. now «>ld th» of all other remedies for children combined f Bo You Know that the Patent Office Deportment of the United States, and <* othe'r countries have Sssued exclusive right to Dr. Pitcher and hi* assigns to *» U» word « CMtoria" and its formula, and that to imitate thorn is a slate pnsoo often* .• «»,•, r^rL^wrrinioiit iirotOt'Uon ^JTM Do Ton Know that ona of the reasons for granting thw govcrnm""-1 becauso Castoria had been proven to bo •bi.olntely h«rmlo».t Po Yon K*ow that 35 -vero,o do** of Castoria ar* fur«lkb*l 'or 3* cent*, or one cent a dose ? Do You Know that^hen possessed of this perfect propartio,,, your children . be kept well, and that you may have unbroken rest 1 W«U. the»p thing; are worth knowing. They are f»cto. The foo-rimilg tlgnatnre of Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. For sale bv W. T HE BLOOD ; ; health 1 . is the source of Take Hood's Sarsaparilla'-to; VTliy They Separated. The kite Lord Orford was onu of the most nristoeratic ornaments of the British peeniffc and the following account of his sepnr.ition from L;)0.y Oi- ford, ;is told V-v ".'ruth, is accordingly interesting: -T.otn explained to me the reason. It Was all about.a sugar basin. Shortly after their man-in«re, according to Lord Orford, her kidyship came clown to break-fast without having washed her hands and took some lumps of sugar out of the bowl with her fimjws. on whi"h be re<;Mfstcd her in future either to wi:sh her hnnda or to uscthefngar-toKjrs. According to Lady Orford his lordship objected to her taking so many lonipf, of sugar for hoi- tea." A Vi'nmlcrful .Suit .tlinc. The most extensive sail mines in the world arc located at Wiolicv.ka. nine miles from Cracow, nn Austrian _eity. ir. the crown hind of Oalicia. These mines are worked' on four different levels and have a total lengih of between -jo-and :.0 miles. They an; cut out in the shape of longitudinal . transverse galleries, the large, vaulted chambers being supporti-d by rcnssive pillars of r-v.re rock salt. The salt deposit is of ;:n average depth of 1/:00 feet and has :HV:I worked continuously for upwards of Tuu yrr.rr. The lower level of this iui;n<.-nsc mine is occupied bv the miners and their families, who there have a regular village in tho bowels of the earth. About i,iOO people live in this underground village, ond many never saw daylight. Tcrrfblu A French journal relates an incident in which a haughty functionary received what in the vernacular of rustic America would be called a "neat comfi- nppance.' : This haughty person was a. member of tho chamber of deputies, and much given to long speeches. One day he found smother deputy conversing in t,hc lobby with a man whose face .secind familiar 1o him, buV whom be could not remember. He fancied the man must be ;in intruding jonriwliM. ••Purdon me," he s:i.id to the other man. "but whom have \v<- ln-n-?" "Allow me to introduce to you," answered the deputy, ":h«- "»' n «'li<> h:i« written more f;ilschO'nla-'i"'l stnpiai'ui* thriii any other ir.rin liv'.r.g." ••lndi'<Mi:''.->Jiiil tho grcJit man. "Then my Malposition wru- cori-oct th:it lu: in M- "Not. at all—ho is the oiVii'inl stenographer of the nil PLUGTOISACCO* ^fP^?K5£ i^N?^ SV**B-ii.X!-'J!.y» ->A Consumers of clewngtokacco wb arewiHinalopaiialittleTnoretk. o r o . Ae price dranjed jbrtne ordinary trade tobaccos, willjhidftis trand superior to all omers ; '-:•*::;.^.'-^i^r.;- •• • .:-;:• .-••..•v-^x^- A LADY'S T01LE- Is not coaaplcte without an ideal nOMPLEXIOj PCZZONi'S Combines every ekrnem I beauty and parity. Jt is bcs . fying, soothing, healing, hei fu], an'' harmless, and wi. j rightly used is invisible. A c> I delicate and desirable jwotea to the face in. this clirosJe. Icxizt ttpCE, hiTicg VDK pontti o

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