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H V Gray's CORNER. On the following Items: Air kinds of warm weather dress •cods; all kinds of gauze underwear . tor ladles, gcuty and'children; all kinds •f gold, silk and leather belts; all kinds *f laces nnd trimmings and all other • tdnda of goods.. x ~$reatest Discovery or the 19ih Century. Dr. Teitg-ue'H HIV KKMXDT Medicated Air POT the Cute of Cutarrh, Aiitlima and nil PullDonnry Disease*. It 1ms no OQUiil tor Sk'Jc and Nervous Ht««l- hchP, 1,000.000 people ale iinnilfilly from the above named diseases. Wny suner and die, when Medicated Air la (uRtAntwd to cure icu. '"••dlcaterl Alruud DruR Co.,. / I Richmond, Ind., V. 9. A. It I* the best remedy on earth for La . . j»pe. It will give Immediate relief. ••4 will effect a cure where all other •••dies fall. •old by B. F. Keesllng, KROEGER & STRAIN, Undertakers & Embalmers. 610 BROADWAY. riage «C 'Amorteaji connneroc, mails and pa.sseuR.ers, might bo retained In Hie United States. 'It Is- the •Republl- c;i.u protective policy to dlscrinjlunte ujBilaijjit foreign shipping as we discriminate aKdlust foreign ^manufacturers. During tile (ulntl.nls-tira'Uoni Of Gars Held a.iul Arfllsui-, preceding the llrst-nd- Tiihiisr.ni'iiioi.1 of GTOVCT Cleveland, tlic total toiuuige of all vessels built.la tlin Umttcd Stot.es amounted to ] .O.iy.OTi!. 1 Ihniiny M.r. Cleveland's llrst term the toiinajro 01' all vessels biiiMl agwuKatod but tri'i.O-iO tons, a. decrease of -41 per cent. Diii-liiK the [idiiil-iilstration of BcMijaml'u Harrison the tonnage of all vessels built In th-e United Suites rose iWi.Ui to 1,00-1,102, beiiiK au lncrftisC'iu •the amount of construction over that IwMt uiidur Grow Cleveland's adnvln- istmtlotu of Just 74 per- cent. Durl'ug tlio first three years of Grover Cleveland's second administration the vessels built. In tho United States aggregated :ir>4,430 toils, us compared with ,;i construction of SW.fiOO under tJie' 'first three years o-f Jjonjauuin Ha.rnaoh's art- niiLulst.ratiion, or a fall since tlie Kepirti-', liaius lost control of Hie govorumunt, of 40 per cent. It is not difficult to nuderstiuul.- from th-ose tiffurcs, winy it Js that a large majority, in fact about all, of the ship- bulldcis and sWp owners of the country are sRrougl.v Uepublk-m. THE YOUNG CZABINA. A Beautiful- Woman jt>f ; Bright and Vigorous,Intellect. . / ,•: She I* JC*HR>tonntoly Fond 'of Murtlo RUd Make* n Study of Slattern Fertaln- ' lay to the Government of Nations. a> DAILY JOURNAL. - Published every day In the week (except Monday) by the Logansport Jour- rial Company. i Monday) by J rial 5S W. S. WRIGHT S. WRIGHT.. ............ .....President A. HAEDT ................... Vlc« President C. 'W. GRAVES .................... Secretary B. B. BOTER ...................... Treasurer Price per Annum H80 . Price per Month 40 Official Paper of City and County. (Entered as second-class mall-matter at tbe Logansport Post Office, February 8, SUNDAY, JULY 5, 1SOC. REPUBLICAN TICKET. WHO IS BENEFITED? "Lot iiis see how Urn frciOiimd unlimited coinage of silver.ait. n lixwl ratio of 1C to 1 would benefit tho I'nnuer. Mr. A, who is ;i mine mvner, owes Mr. B $500. Mr. C, who is a fiuuncr, owes the same party nil equal nmwuit. They wish to pny Mr, B from the products of their respective lands. For the s-nke of argii- inewt we WJ31 tike wheat as the p'ro- d\tet of -Uie fawner and place iits value a.t HO coiiits a bushel aiiid allow the nilue owner 50 cejiKs an ounce for lids silver. The mitae owner takes from his ID.IIIM.' a (liiantiiity oif ore wQulich he lias converted into bullion, 200 ounces of which ho takes to the Kovermmenit aud For Prenlilent. WII/LJASI McKUfLEY JK, of Ohio. For Ylve-Prexlrient, . OAKRKTT A. II O.HAKT of New, Jersey. For Governor, JAMES A. MOUNT of Montgomery county For Lloutennnt Governor, W. 8. HAOGAMD of Tlppecuiiov County. For Secretory of State, WILLIAM D, OWKN of Ca»« County, For Auditor of State, JaJtEKICUSV. DAILEYof liooiie county. For Treiunrer of State, IKED J. SCHOLZ of Vamlerberg- county. For Attorney General, WILLIAM A.KETCH AM o/Marlon county For Beporter of Supreme Court, . CHAB1.KSF.BEMY of Bartholomew count ,/ViKr Superintendent, of Public Inittructlon, • 0..M. OKKIING of Uitrrliion county For State Statlntlcan, 8. J. THOMPSON of Shelby connty. For Judge* of the Appellate Court, ' Flr»t IXatrict, WOODFOItD BOBINSOJf of Gibson county . Second Dlrltrlct, W, K. HENLKY of Ituah connty. Third DlKtrlct, D. W. COMSTOCK of Wuy ne county Fonrth DlKtrlct, JAMES) B. BLACK, of Marion oonnty. Fifth Duttrlct, Z, V. WILEY of Beaton coonty. ' Elector* at Ijtr^e, H. O. THAVEB, CUAS. F. JON.ES. owe Mr. A $000, I hare here 250 ounces of bullion wlilteh I waii/t converted into good dollars wJith wWch. to Hqn.ldate y ,the debt i:n question. Unclo Sain. sa,jrS v <iil. right, come tomorrow, and --'^^^i' money, or -to order to avoid dei govern>iTi«]it collate onit 500 of the '1C,to 1 silver dol'hww wltoh have already.bceu. pl-lod up in the vaulits and In paynioilf* *' therefore bikes the mine owner's 2ii6 ounces of buillldiiu The mine owner calls on Ms cmWtors and lifits his $500 note TviUii a product worth-only half that amount. Now comes Hue farmer's train to pay, and instead of being 'able to ge.t !i wceLp-t to full for his $300 Indebtedness wilffli 250 bushels of wheat whose commercial value Is equal to the uomiiwsrefal value of 250 otmces.of silver bnllifoiu, he te eouipolleid to go to his biu and ilaiiil .therefrom one thousand bush- sol of lili* good wtea.t In order to pay the if 500 3te owes. In aJl'candor is lit not evildonit that the mine ow<n«r 'has a Murae-fold advantage of the farmer In the 1C to 1 proposition?"—Ex. Tho beautiful young empress of IUis- »ia looked upon her recent coronation, not as doubtless have many others in her place, only as a ^tflte function'of unparalleled splendor, but as, a solemn religious rite. She makes no secret of the fact thut she has taken life most seriously since her betrothal to the czarowitz became on, A .accomplished fact; nor yet that, in spit<>.of her devotion to her husband, the man of her heart's choice, as welP as the suitor whom the statesmen" of-her country; thought it desirable she should'espoiisc. she considers that tho brightest part of her life was Jeft behind with her irresponsible girlhood.' During their honeymoon, as '.was 'natural .•''with a young lover, the c^ar.^n-.is inclined to cut audiences of state short, 1 - tt> sign official documcntswlth hardly a glance at their contents, anil to openly display impatience-when too many details were submitted to his- consideration.. With womanly tact and sweet reasonableness, the czarina has modified 'all this. Her bright and vigorous intellect has known how to give interest to:the dullness of business of state r'her originality has thrown a gla.mour.over the monotonous round of court ceremonies, while her suggestions as to what might be done for this or tha^jsec,tion of the community 'have dqib'e ifcuch to make her consort realize:',thait : the millions he has to govern are"-human individuals, and not one great vague indefinite whole. ' «w;jnvH<lealnwnorJV.:.t '. ."-• • . . MI We do not assert that the young emperor would not in time have made this discovery for himself, but it is notori- oxis that his youth 'and disinclination to interfere in publio^aflairs have kept him more in the background than is usual with heirs to the throne, while his father's unexpected death prevented the late czar from associating his son with himself in the administration of the empire. It is an undoubted 'fact that Emperor Alexander thought THIMBLERIQGING, - ••; •'. 4 .-. •;—: ,. • . , Bow) Small s Shareholdcri Are Often Swindled. ' Six thimbles and two peas In thi hands of a ring 1 of skilled professional do not leave much chance for outsiders however smart and wideawake the. may think themselves. Not only do the insiders have the concoction of the vari ous. companies nnd the fixing 1 of theii Original capitalisation, which practically determines tlieir future value, but snys the National Review, they have the entire management of. them. Thcj can decide whicKOf the half-dozen is' to pay the big dividends and which arc to draw blanks. They have all the initiative, do all the manipulating 1 , nnd can arrange every new scheme to suit themselves. They raijrht even strip a com- paiiy; of its-assets and reducc.it to an empty husk before the shareholders could interfere to prevent them. The proprietary or parent company is in that respect most at their mercy. Say that it starts with so many claims to develop;—a thousand It may be—and that it divides them up among four or five working companies. Tho usual course is to receive in payment of the claims an agreed numbcrof the spb-oompony's shares. These pass into the,treasury of the parent com- pnnj'.bu'tthere is no obligation on thcdi- .rectors 1 .to keep' them longer fhnn they please, and no guarantee to flie shareholders that they will be kept. They may be sold, pawned, exchanged, or put in trust at the pleasure.of the directors, who have invariably proxies enough to (jive 'them complete control. A FABLE. The Squirrel,. Owl And Mlco, Also tbe Re- fluctlona of a lilucjay. It wns'in'late summer and the owl su-t upon;- a 'branch' looking- very wise and doing nothing 1 , while tin; squirrel busied -h-iroself.iwith the nuts' '•• 'lying Highest-of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report ABSOLUTELY PURE SOOTH AFRICAN NATIVES The Three Native Races That Inhabit tho Country. VENEER PRODUCTION. The UaHhinen, tho Hottentot* and th* Ititntnt or Ktillr*—ThoHo Limt Arc Much Above tho Level of the Otbera In Many Knipcctn. about on the, ground, gathering 'them, It te gratifying to note'that Major Mc- ; Klnley .talks plainly on the tesnes. He iias the good taste to know'that oratorical flights are not what a« -wan-ted. M must be pleasant for old Democrats to liiv-' renegade Republican Senators waggerliog 1 aiuionig Ohem, telling tliem. •what to do to be saved. It is better to ra«ot'defeat a,t the head of n party than to be tavolved In disaster as a tall pl»x?e to the ticket.—One Candidate. ' '••; .-. r; FO» COXGItESS, GEORO.K W. STEELK, V For .Joint Rei>renentatlYe, | -WILLIAM T. WIlSOU of Cwm county. ifn Beprenentatlve-CHARUKS B. LONGS' WELL. • - • '.. >br Pro»ecntor— CIIAKL£S K. HALE. . JT«r Clerk- JOSEPH O. (SHACK. Wm TreaiiotTer-BJSNJAMINJVKEESI-ING •*•» Sherlir-J. A. ADAMS W»r Snrvcj- or— A. II. D.ODD JT»r Coroner-DK. J..A. DOWNEY, *or Ai»«««or-JOSKriI nAKB. JTorComiiilimlolKM-, i'lrnt DUtrlc't— .TOON ' ''' ,. Dlitrlct— The eulogies of Davis and. the lost Indeed In by Soutta-a orators abtrnct very little attention. • •',' - , Tlie Dotuocrnitiiic wllitors can discuss pllver wltliout passloa, but Wiltti''resIg;-; ; nation. . • ,.' ' ' •: '.. Mr. Wtiltmey said on reading a. certain silver letter, "Boles will be Boies." Commlniloner, Third ABRAHAM SHIUELER. AMERICAN SHIPPING, i*^- --Kcpubllcnns declai-ed for Uie prolec- ! , /-Man of American slilpphig in the' fol- •j.JowlnK words: • "W« fa.vor refStoa-Jiofi tlie early Ameri«au poHey of .dtecrirnibaeliig i duties for ; tlie upbulldljis otouritnerebant marine .and the protection of our shipping in -the fwelgn • cnnyrog -trade, so that .iAjnertcn'n sMps— the product of Amer—Ican labor employed Jn American shlp- yards, sailing under the Stars and fttrlpes, aud , nmiux-d, officered .aud ..owned by Anwrfcane—inay regain the of mir forelign commerce/' Chicago will have Its fireworks display .Tnly 7!h Instead, of today., . Truly..Uie Democraitic party will wait long for the good Samaritan. most highly of his future daughter- in-lnw's strength ofipuiqxise'and force of character, and in thef^oiversationa •hn hod with, her djtf ing'JBis last illness It is likely he spoke-long and seriously : on the opportunities she would have of Influencing her husband and thus indirectly swaying the destinies of the vast and great race about to be corr.mit- ;ted ito bis hands. '>'.-, It is nothing new to the Muscovite 'statesmen to note the gracious presence of a lady in the council chamber. The young czarina is only,. following 1 the example of the dowager empress when, unannounced, she quietly enters the room, usually with some dainty needlework in her hand, and seating herself where, by raising her dark beautiful eyes, she can let them rest on her husband's face, proceeds to give: eager and intelligent attention to a,ll ' that is going on.- i It is known that Princess Alix of Hesse wns.passionately fond of music, and as,'in marrying the czar, she entered a family whose devotion to the art is equalled by few, it might be thought that she would spend more time than ever at the instrument she prefers. The contrary is^he cose, the magnificent piano 'in her'Jjboudoir will ; remain closed for long mornings at the time, while the graceful-head of the young empress is bent, low over some page in the crabbed characters of the Muscovite tongue, or one whlchi while written in the simpler language of the. . French, deals with fubjKijts 6f/no more' general interest than"internatlonBl laiw.' •^-London Queen. The Illation Dlipelled. An elderly Russian princess much addicted to gambling, and very superstitious, was .one day engaged in 'her favorite, pastime when a gentleman of genial aspect, but horribly deformed, came and sat down-bestjjjj Ijerri "How lucky!" thought the good lady. In this persuasion, and with the assurance common to persons-othteh 1 N-nlff f^e began to stroke'the protuberance of-tne Hunchback whilst, increasing the amount.of her stakes.. .Jn the course^ of half an hour she lost.60,000 friiScBrye't'ghe. did hot complain, being jlmtly convinced that she would recover,:, the', whole.' amount before very long. /But^ suddenly the hunchback stopped'playing and, as , expeditioiisly. nnd stowing them -nway in hollows and.' holes. Winter came, by and by and 'with. its sharp' cold : and 'deep snow, but'still the owl sat 'upon -the branch looking wise nnd doing nothing 1 . The squirrel jeered nt hip. ..thinking; .. that the owl must "be hungry nnd starving,, because the bird • had not been a provident one. Each. day the squirrel grew fatter, but the owl did not chnngei which the squirrel thought to be due to the feathers. stuck' out by the owl in his false pride. . When it .was.at^lnst between full and spring time.thc blue jay one day saw the wise owl leave its perch oil the branch and seize the fat, provident squirrel by the neck 'and eat him, after which the owl returned to the branch, and sat upon it, looking wiser than ever, and the blue jny wondered, if it wns better to be provident Jike .the squirrel, wise like the owl, or .lucky like, the mice .that thereafter -ate of the squirrel's store. ' A HUMAN ARROW. When the Dutch fixetl their first post »t Cape Town in 1652, -with no thought either of colonization or of conquest, but for the sake of having- gardens which :ould supply fresh jrcgetables to the KCUI' • ty-strickencrewsof their ships sailing to the east, they found three native races inhabiting the country. One of these, the Bushmen, though few in numbers, were widely scattered over the whole o£ loutih Africa. They were nomads of almost the lowest kind, with a marvelous 'acuity /or tracking 1 and trapping 1 wild .nimals, but neither owning cattle nor illiuS 1 the soil, with scarcely even a ribal organization, no religion and a ang-uage consisting of a succession of licks. Unable to accustom themselves o civilized life, driven out of some d;s- ricts by the settlers .and in others .longer able to find support, owing to "the extinction of game, they are now almost extJnct, though a few are -still left in the deserts of the Kalahari and New Trapeze Feat Performed by a Olrl \ . '•. ' .of seventeen. . . ,. A pretty little acrobat has introduced a ne\y sensation to this country, says the Bos.ion..Advertiser. She climbs to a lofty perch', lies flat on her face'.upon.' a smooth plank, 'with her feet rest-, ing a'gninst a velvet-covered block> of wood 'attached to' the string of a huge cross-bow. Then- shastiffens her body, exteiids her hands in front of her and cries "ready," A catch..is pulled, the string of the. bow eings as it cuts tie nir, nhd little Alar is hurled, ns rigid as a steel bar, head first through a paper target' at'^hich she had been carefully jaimodi ; and soils through the air in a groceful: curve : to the other side of tb.6 big- tent, where, just as she begins -to descend, .she, is ealight by another f woman, t who swings head downward, : bomgijn'g from 'a trapeze, which oscillates in l "stich'"a manner that,-just at' the right 'moment; it brings the dangljng 11 woman' within reach of the flyingj girk.'and'ljMet as the spectators ars wondering whether the little one ia goingi t*> land anyhow, badly she will be hurt, they see her safely dropped into arms. cpmfbrtatiie'and inviting pair of ' f '' • *'•' ' -' "' • '• ;A HQR 1 rJl r ESS BUCK; Killed] In JHIchlirmu and Said ta Be Caique A curious and exceedingly unusual PATENT ON A FARO BOX 'TMs Is Rflpubl'kim doctrine beeause'lt •• J»nt» inbney'^ln^thc treasury Instead of '""•taMng 'It' out as by ' the, .subsidy, plan. Durtag the time sucli a- protective law In force, 00 per cent, of American coiameroe floated • under tho ; \ :8tara and 'stripes. Today but 11.7 per ••'••teat, of Amerfcinii commerce Is. carried ; foWisru iii American sWpei "'. ; If Anierteia ^ ' 'sbjps did>, the ' *300,000,000 now annually jabrood to pay ttr the car" C" « -\ ' -. _ / ,.'.;• .--I ..... Inadvertently One Wa« iMned by tbe GOT- ernment lu 1819. •• During a discussion over a-sociable game of cards a few, evenings since, In which several prominent congressional people took part,. the. statement wns made that the faro box, an instrument 1 in use in every gambling establishment of the.land, had.been consecrated:,by letters patent of the United States. '• -To settle the controversy two of thfepar-. ties.«pent the day jiuntijfg up the records. v '' •/' .They found that Eobert Bayley' was given n patent- May .tV 1812, -for a new and useful improvement called' the fair dealer or tht; .chartao luaodiae. , The Betters patent were,tinder the hand.of, James Madison, president, by James Monroe, secretary' of state, anil were! executed by WDllam Pinckney, as atv torney general. In the schedule which; ,wa» attached to the pntent the ordinary/ : fwro deal box Is described perfectly, ' ; ' Army of Doff on a Shtep Ranch. Probably the owner of the lorgett number of dogi in the world is Quatav Jovanovltch, a "Russian cattle king,'' .who; has 35,000 shepherd dogs to look after 1,500,000 iheep. he stood up, he looked SjS'jtairjai? a.grena- dier. He thrust his hand'up'his back and withdrew—tho bumjp;;,~.T$e. latter, was nothing more or less.thQn. a huge felt wide-awake thai.itie wearer had stowed away under his cpaFfpTsave him-, self the trouble of leaving.i^ in 'the cloakroom. The suppbse'd"'hunchback was as straight aa 'd pikestaff; The princess flew Into a posslonv called him a swindler and an impoatOT, and> it required the -fiiited efforts ^of all ; her- friends to pacify her.—El.Diluyio.., Stub Endi of TDonfhti. The telephone-, takea ^'everybody's word. The five, o'clock tea is. the .grub -that;? makes .the butterfly of fashion, Jt.is -usually;.hard for a man.;who sti^tchcs the truth to'get out of tlie way, of. the recoil. The .June bug'makeg niore! noise than a wasp, .but he' doe* not command •&* much respect. J • .' i .,-;i;yi,'-!'i:i'-,- .•;.;'.';•• Paradoxical as it. may seem, it ii a fact that the more mumm a, man get* the more loquacious Ke^grbws. • . True to the nature of tbe'beas't, jnany,. a man who, In Mr time, hM : ci(»t sheep's eyes at a pretty: girl.-ih'oji.jaift*™^* had the,wool pulled over them.—Up toDat*;. ..' ••-V:- ;: \. .... ,'T : t :^y ".•.•-/• ..... 'freak is reported' 'Ijy'' a deer hunter to Forest and' Stream.vThe hunter was up in Wexford' county; Mich., and 'got on 'n deer trail;that had -hoof marks plainly made 'byji buclc.j Almost all hnnters .of deer can iteli a buck from a doe track. After trailing. ^.the p deer, and getting within a rod of ''it the buck leaped outof a clump of brus'h and' got knocked down with a bullet th"rough-the head. . ,. The deer Ididlnot have any horns, although a "two-year-old, and weighing 150 pcrund'5.,_ Further, it never hnd hod any horns. , : -;,,\'"' Does- with horns, »bucka with three horns;; dozens 'of '•spikes; and mclformed horns, have often : been reported of Ktichigan and other American deer, but this,is;the first hornless American buck, reported, although some European deer' s'pnietimes lack such weapons, but yet' ore able to whip the horned ones.-' , ! ' ' J ;', . ..... ' - : - . •* .\ '; - 1 .-' Can't See Your. Own Ky« More.- .--• A ciirious and slightly knowc 'fact Is" that it is impossible to move the eye'- while looking o't its reflection in a mlr-- rbri!' i The eye is the most movable pott' of,' the! face,- ye.t if you try to look at lt- and';niove' It a thousandth partt;of )an(l inch you will be .balked in 1 your piir 1 ' ' .northern.' Bechuanaland. . Before many years the only trace of their existence will be in the remarkable drawings of nnimaJs with which they delighgted to cover the smooth surfaces of rocks. These drawings, which are found ill the way from the Zmnbesi to the Cape, and from Maniacland to the Atlantic, arc executed in red and yellow pigments, and are often full of spirit and character, The second race was that which the Dutch called Hottentot. They were of u reddish or yellowish black hue, taJlw than the Bushmen, but with squat and seldom muscular figures — a thoughtless, cheerful, easy-going people, who roveJ hither and thither with their flocks and herds as they could flnd pasture. They were decidedly superior to the Bushmen, whom they bated, but quite unable to withstand Europeans, and their numbers rapidly declined, partly from the loss of their best grazing grounds, but largely, also, through epidemic diseases, and especially smallpox, which ships, touching on their way from India, 'brought into the country. They are now, -as a distinct race, almost extinct in .the colony, thbugh a -good deal of their :blood has passed into the mixed black population of Cape Town and its neighborhood— a population the other elements of which nre Malays and west- coast negroes, the descendantsof slaves imported in the last century. Farther north, on the south side of the Orange river, ar.d beyond it in Nnmagnaland. email tribes cognate to the Hottentots etlll wander ever the dreary plains. Very different from these weak Bushmen and Hottentots was, and is, the third native race, (hose who are calle.1 Bantu (a word meaning "people") by themselves and Kafirs by Europeans. The word Kafir is Arabic, and means nn Infidel (literally "one who denies"). It is applied by Mussulmans not merely 'o these South Africans, but ' to other heathen; as, for instance, by the Afghans to the idolateijs of. Kaflristan. in the Hindu-Rush mountains. The Portuguese probably took the name from, the .Arabs, whom they- found already settled on the east coast. These Bantu tribes — if we may class those as Bantus who speak languages of what i s called the Bantq type— fill all East Africa from Uie region of the Upper Nile southward, Those who dweJl south of the Zambesi are generally strong and well-made men,, sometimes as block as a gulf of Guinea negro, sometimes verging on a brown tint; and though they have the woolly hair, and thick. lips generally characteristic of the negro, individuals ere often found among them whose cast of features suggests .an admixture of Semitic blood. They are more prolific Some Woodn Can Be Sawed M Thin m* Writing l'«por. • While the finer and thinner veneer* of costly woods are sliced tangentially from the side of the log, there are woods that cannot be cut this way—no i amount of boiling or steaming rendering it possible to cut them without breaking down the tissues to such ail extent as to destroy their surfaces for polishing—while others, says Hardwood, becoming discolored fropi 1 '' steaming or boiling, and being too hard . to cut otherwise, have to , be sawed. The fine-toothed, thin-gauge circular,', with flanged center, is the favorite for. cutting all ordinary veneers thicker . than 30 to the inch; 20 to the inch is the thickness most commonly used for cabinet work and finishing, but much thinner is used in the case of rare and costly woods, or rare abnormal or accidental figures, as in the ease of burls. Some woods have to be cut much thicker, being unable to bear handling when ; too thin; genuine ebony, the only fine really jet-black wood known, and large enough to be of any use, will not stand . sawing much below one-fourth of an inch in thickness; owing to the extreme brittleness,or want of cohesion; 'but there are other woods That can be cut aa thin as writing paper and still be handled in large sheets. Other woods there are that will lose their fine color on exposure to the atmosphere, espCr cially n, smoky one; these are cut only when immediately wanted, and are kept covered until the finishers can put on a protective coat of some preparation. ANIMAL WARFARE. Monlceyi of Africa Depend Cpon Their Number* and DUctpllne. The conditions of the life of .the monkey in Africa are sufficiently without reference trr ^tTirlr.if a.ibits, though these are undoubtedly. due to the dangers to which the nature of the country in which they live exposes them. The different species, of baboons, which are found commonly; over the whole African continent, ore. all by nature dwellers in the open country. They find their food on theground,! nnd whether this be insects -or vegetables, it is usually in places which afford little shelter or protection. Though : strong and well armed -with teeth, they are slow animals, with little of the monkey agility when on the ground, and' not particularly active even when climbing among rocks, In a rocky "kopjes" of the south, soya- the Spectator, of the cliffs and river sides of Abyssinia, and the Nile tributaries, they ore safe enough. But they 1 often abandon these entirely to invade thtf low country. . During the Abyssinian expedition conducted, by Lord !Napier of Magdaia they regularly camped near our cantonments on the coast and; stole the grain on which the cavalry horses and transport animals were fed. When on expeditions of this kind -they often leavo their strongholds for day* 1 together, and the means of joint defense from enemies in the open country are then carefullyorganized.'.Their natural enemies when, thus exposed ( are tho leopard, the lion, and the south- j ern Africa and Cape wild dogs. To the attack of the leopard they oppose numbers and discipline. TO BE TAKEN TO AUGUSTA, ME. nable. "My husband." said a young wife, "Is a very unreasonable man!" , , "In what way?" aaked a friend. ) "He expect* me to live on nothing and aart half."—Detroit Free Prew, ^ Th'e moment yxiii.endeav.or to' perceiVe J the motion of the eye it bccoraesiflxcd.;! I'h'nt is w6y a person's expr'essionJns'het sfees hjmself ft 'the glass is entirely dif--' ferent- from the one ' by - which 1 - • li .friendg recognize him. .' ; '^.•-'• . • •• • Beer and 81*e of Feot, . '" 'f :: "The .very' peculiar tieory has of l*teV been ; propounded ,th"nt all women 'whb 'portakJK ,,to' • any i. extfn t of mal t drinks ha,ve large feet I _ The women oi Holland, Germany, are quoted aa examples, while, i he women of the wine countries — France, fipaln'and Italy— are, on the otfier band, fixated for their small and iq«pely feet' than the Hottentots, as well as physically stronger and better made, and they . -were ^further advanced in the arts of life. Some of the tribes dug out an>l worked iron and copper; all of them used iron. Their chief wealth lay in their cattle; horses they did not possess, but where the land was fit for tillage they cultivated it. They had no religion,' except in a sort of magic, ami .that worship, of the ghosts of ancestors which seems to be the most widely diffused of all human superstitions. Instead of a priesthood, there were wizards or medicine-men, often powerful as the 'denouncers of those whom the chief wished to put to death. Intellectually they were very much .upon the level, of the, native race* of West Africa.—James Bryce, M. P., in Century. Total Annual Depoilt of Dew. .: Wells estimates fie total annual, deposit of dew on the British isles as being in- the neighborhood of five- inches, or I about one-seventh of the total amount 'of moisture received' from the atnioa- j phere. This means 22,161,337,3S5 tons •,of dew a ye*r, reckoning 0 the, ton at ,253 imperial gallons.—Chicago Chronicle. . • ; ..-•:..• Irlib,Cloth. . '.•'.-'. . A regulation of importance to woolen manufacturer* in: the United Kingdom is about to be introduced in connection with the Eoyal Irish constabulary. The material far the making of grcatcoftts •upphed to the men of that'force will In future be of Trith manufactore if poulble. ' i Kn. Jttmut U. Blnino. Deeldei to B»T* Her II unhand' t .Remain* Removed. A special from Augusta, Me.,: says: Mrs. James G. Blaine has decided to have the body of her husband transferred from- its present resting place In Ouk Hill cemetery in Washington to this city, his former home. She wiahM the body of her eldest son, Walker, alto to be brought here. Mrs. Bl.'iine has decided to make her home in Augusta for the rest of her life, and instead of hav- . ing the bodies buried in the family lot- In Forest Hill cemetery has. purchased three acres on the brow of a picturesque bill overlooking the city for their final resting place. I.', is a site commanding a magnificent view of the surrounding country. The removal will be made at an early date. &ar>city of Spider*. , Spiders always comb out of their holes shortly before a rain, being od> vised by their instinct that insect* then fly low and are most .easily taken. .Oor Wool Product. .The estimated wool product of tha Jnited States in 1805, sheared, butchemd and pulled, ia 309.748.000-pounda. , i.i/jt-1 When I v»i iblrteen yttrt old I begun toInvA •oro cye« and, can, and from, my nn a bnmor uprcad. I doctored, with -flv« .dlfforaDl ,aklUal' x doctorr, but they did'mo no good. "'My itliiuo 1 vu Eucma. By tklMtliie lt¥«d«ide all"own,'* roy fell? 1 tKe J • B -*'J lod 7- Nobody, U>90rtrJL would live, and would not have lint for Cctjodki REMDIM. I n«*d fonr boi» of CPTICCTU, nve cakci of Cuncum gft ~ ' "^ m '^ of CDTICUBA RIIOLTIKT. »tUu»Um«, bat nffwHUr* comb it. I urn Mitem'yean . ___ ponndit'and «n perfectly well. "•'.,•• UiM laEAWQEiSfDKI,*!«»*»,K.T. 8r»»l>T Cc*l Tuin ncoi* aoA^jmiA* r ntM), nt aHftam <l cf honor. 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