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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, July 8, 1896
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CORNER. Do the following Items: Ail kiuds of warm weather dress : goods; all kinds of gauze underwear ' (or ladles, gents and children; all kinds »f gold, silk nnd leather belts; all kinds • vf laces and trimmings and all other • Undc of goods. Greatest Discovery or tne Century. 19th Dr. Teague'i KJtW KKHEDT Medicated Air For the Cure ot Cuturrh, A>thm» and all Pulmonary Diseases, It UHS no eQU»l ?M Sink and Nervous Hcud- HChc, 1,000.000 people am annually from tn« above named diseases. Win suffer und dl», when Medicated Air Is guaranteed to care )ou. r and Druu Co., Richmond, Ind., u. 3. A- II to the best remedy on earth for I* It will glv« Immediate relief 'jrlll feflect a cure where all other •old by B. F. Keesllng. KROEGER & STRAIN, Undertakers & Embalmers. la the loan company or the foratfin manufacturer or the-home producer.or the money lender, all o£ whom use tho-prcs- mmt phwuw, "Payable In Gold," in their dcalliwi. The Ropubllcflu,-.party'..stautls ilvm-ly for n staudiard lliast will-maintain tlie dollar .paid for labor at ;i. parity with every other dollar- . ' The lUimbltam party believes-Unit a dollar saved iu ihe old sock ot -r.be- la- borer'should lie worth .'<-< nuu-li- from f; ,ery point of uw. tu« or :> hundred 'years hence.-as it is today. '•;: BRADFORD WOOLEN GOODS..' In 1SSO woolen Koocts to the amount of over ,$22,000,000 were m:ide i-u Bradford-. EuKland, and marketed i-u the TJ lifted States.- The Republican, party advanced the idea and put if on the Docks, Unit' American wqrkiugmen could produce the goods needed in tills country, lu 1800 the Bradford woolens marketed here %vere valued at $20,000.(100. McKliileyfcsm went Into effect; and the Bradford shoddy goods taken,by American buyeis -.amounted.; In the three years following, to sometlihig less tJniii the .total of the year 1800 alone. In ]SW only $S,200;000 worth of the Bradford'stuff was used in this coun- ti-y. Opposed to this roroarkabto.show- Ins, whlcli tells In every figure of work for American men and wonien, and wages widely distributed, Js the report for the next year, 1S95: Gorman and W-tlsou worked In tihcli 1 perfidy act, and the Bradford goods used In tlw American market last year amounted to. $27,400,000. This .importation is all to tttc disadvantage of the woolen inauufact- uier and his supports, thc workingmcn •md women.- Is it strange that .these rhousaiiils admire MeKInley?,'. CHLNAM AND BIKE. Enthusiastic Celestial In Chicago Learning to : Bide.' ;- 610 BROADWAY. DAILY JOURNAL. published every day in the week (except Monday) by the Logansport Journal. Company. •a, a WRIGHT ................. President £' HAHDY. • • :.".." ...... Vice President G W. GRAVES .................... Secretary «. B. BOYER ....... I ............ ..Treasurer Price per Annum. Price per Month.. .40 Official Paper of City and County. (Entered as second-class malVmntter at the Logansport Post Office, February 8. WEDNESDAY, ..JULY 8, 1800. REPUBLICAN TICKET. For 1-resUlBiit. cKlNMZY JRi of Ohio. For VIce-1'renlilent, OABBKTT A. HOBABT of New Jer»ey. For Governor, JAMES A. MOUNT of Montuomery county For lieutenant Governor, W. S. HACOAKD cf Tlppecnnoe County. For Secretary of State, •WIJ.WAM ». OWEN of CUM County. For Auditor of State, AMEBICUS V. DAILKV of Boone county. For Treiuiiirer of State, WKED J. SCHOL7- of Vunderberg county. For Attorney General, WILLIAM A.KKTCH AM ofMarlon county For Beporter of supreme Court, CHAKLKSl'.BEMl' of Bartholomew WOT Superintendent of Public Instruction, D. SI. GEETrNG of Harrison county For State Statlstlcnn, S,j. THOMPSON of Shelby county. For Judge* of the Appellate. Court, JClnt Dtetrlof, WOODFOBD BOBINSON of Olbnon county Second Dlittrlct, W E. HEXIEV of Bu«h county,' Third Dliitrlot, D. W. COMSTOCK of Wayne county Fourth District, JAMES B. BIACK, ofMarlon county, Fifth JDlntrlct, U. Z. WII-EK of Bcnton county. Elector* at large, H. 0. THAVEB, CHAS. F. JONES. FOB CONOBESS, GEOHGEW.STEEIE, For Joint Beprenentatlve, W1IXIAM T. WIISON of Can oonnty. For Beprenentatlve-CMABtES B. LON«- WKLL. fat Pro»ecutor-CHABLl!S K. HA11C. - WOT Clerk-JOSEPH G. GBACE. »or Treaourer-BENJAMINF.KEESWNG For Sherlff-I. A. ADAMS. ForSnrvoyo-r— A. B. DODD For Coroner-l)B.;j. A. DOWNEY. ForAMfnnor-JOSEI'H BABB. For Cominlmloner, Flrnt Dlrtrlct—JOHN OEBBABD. For CommlMloner, Third Dlitylot- ABBAHAM 8HIDELER. , >VOKKINGMEN WANT GOLD. Three •hundred laboring men in Pennsylvania recently demanded that soUl be pnld them ns wages in the .place of silver. To these men tli« seriousness of the condition. \nis magnified purhape, but they Imve the same rlgtot to demand . j?oM that tho capitalists and trust com-; . • pantos and others have to make their ..actes and mortgages payable ''in gold, as they are-erery day doing. The -wages Of the wprkln)?man form' lite only revenue. If .tiie -vvealthy are alarmed and are taking measures for protection against . a -threatened flfty-cent dollar, then, the . -worker who cannot have hlg Income out down one-half In purchaslnfi' power, '.. and auwlve the reduction, may 'well be fearful .for the fitture, and anxious to provide that the money he may be able -to wive sba.ll be-Ill doilai-g that will always be dollars, no matter what happens to 'dtetwb the flnanees.; The work SILVER DOLLARS STOKED. Ten veai-s ago (Hie total coinage, of silver dollaw was 244.433,38e. 1 %boiit 183000,000 of these were -held Iiv.i'he treasury aim lust $100,300,800 _ia cetfia- c.-ites outeta-nding. There wei'C,Gt,302,- 155 whiirte dollars lu circulation.. The total coinage o£ silver dollars;^ui»s-In- creased 191,0-19,057, and yet the 'number ill circulation has decreased 4,033,155. •In 1SOO more-than-05,000,000 silver, dollars circulated. At present the report of the Director of the Mint shows that there has been a disappearance of ¥8,240,504 in silver. The Government Is put to the'expense and trouble of storing silver dollars; and tliere Is always from 25.000,000 to 35,000,000 In excess of the outstanding' certificates. The people eaiwiot be made to absorb an e^ cess of colnase. Certlflcates, are preferred. Tliw "money of the people" cannot be kept .moving among the.peopto.' The subtreasnry at New York;.is being enlarjredto(make.roo-m for 0,000,000 additional silver dollars.. T.hereiai'e stored there already 50,000,000 of the standard silver coins'.- .•"•". : '. ... ' ' Tlim« ds too .nixich papoi- in- circulation already, ami yet lit Is proposed to add -to It by the coinage of more white money that, cannot be made to circulate. It pur»cv«rU» •»<• Expectn Soon to Aiton- iBh Hl» AlmonA-Eyed .Brothorn by ' . A'ppmirlnff Defore Them on : ... a Silent Steed. • - . / ^.-... : Hong Sling-, a Chinaman, supported by gn atteiiclmit, mounted a. bicycle th'j other evening in . tho:.;Daviclson riding academy, Chicago.ITc appeared to be almost as much at home on the-wheel an if. he were sitting in a palace cnr,l3i)t'h c met with disaster when the nrro-of th.', attendant was withdrawn from his support. So soon oaXhls jns truttor deaerted him for a-han-dscjinivyoung woman learner, Mr, Sling acquired the anxious and desperate expression characteristic of beginners at wheeling, and, with n convulsive effort «|re<gpiiv:hls balance, the little ChinanAn ftoppied over as easily and ns nwkwu-aly as any native American could have done. For a time there was a mixture of .wheel and rider, which made it difficult to tell which would come out on t^jS- but the wheel triumphed in the eitfluggle-' and . Mr. Sling lay prostrate, with the m"oehin« across him. .„. .„ ..... „—. ..... • It wns not the little Mongolian's first appearance on a wheel. He. has taken three lessons and his determination to master the .bike has been kept a secret from his friends, whom he wished to astonish some fine day on a machine, of newest make. , . : Capt. Ford, who (J ,.. conducts,, the ncidcmy, was approached^ week nga by the Ohinamnn,and on Monday, evening personally superintended the flrst ride his new pupil took. Mr. Sling was anxious to have no -spectators and the room was reserved for his use, but he managed to: gelr along; 1 so well that he has since ratherprefcrred 'the company of others at his lessons. The other. night Mr. Sling mounted bis wheel easily and straightway attempted to dismount, but the attendant Jield-liim..up and. he finally started around the track at a merry pace. A girl who was making a track with her wheel which took 'the same direction as^hatpf a man ^eturn- ing from a nigtitwith.the boys headed straight for the Chinaman, after !t,he attendant hod left him. Shewnsatoions not to run into him, arid he was as anxious to avoid her. By a miracle. there was no collision. The glr.l wab- bled on her way rejoicing and Mr.) Sling did a graceful uomersauJt, i which landed .him on, the floor beneath • his wheel. H4.---WU8 up, however, before: an attendant . cottjd reach him, an^ wns smiling happily again by the time b« made his next-attempt. ] He is enthusiastic over the sport and says that'he'is going to perseverejin his lessons until he has thoroughly! managed 7 his steed. He devotes th<$ -time when he is not riding himself to] carefully watching the other pupilfi,>vhom ho. regards rwith an expression jpf' the greatest interest. { , 4II- TALKS,. - THOUGH TONGUELESS. Curlou. CMttof a Phy.lcl»" Who DeBoi tbe Lnw of Science., A remm-kabic case of special Interest to the medical world exists at .Bradford, Pa,, says the Philadelphia Ledger. • The case is .that of Dr. A. M. Williams, who, although 'he recently had .his tongue removed, is able to. ^ilk-. He is unable to tell the nature of his disease, whieh, he says, was undoubtedly malignant. It is a sort of cancerous growth, and in order to save his life he weut to Buffalo, N, Y,, and entered ft hospital, where he had his entire tongue, left tonsil, left submaxillory ond sublmgunl glands and some cervical lymphatic glands removed. '-, With .these gone, according to general belief, speech would be impossible. Yet Dr. WillKims can speak, anil speak quite well. Ho Began to study but the subject of speech and' discovered that persons' wereN'right" nnd "left" in the use of tbe organs of their mouth and tbroat,.rjust:,as they are "right" and "left" in the use of their hands. In this case he was "left" in the use of his mouth and throat muscles, a circumstance that made his condition still more desperate, because some of thc organs of the left Bide had been removed with .the..tongue. He is inclined to the' V, theory that, while the preferred use of P° the right instead of the left hand is gen- ern.lly a case/if education or choice, the involuntary 1 discrimination that leads one to u&'aBetof mouth orthroatmus- cles or refrain from using both sets Is, In most cases, the result of heredity. Examination' of the peculiarities in their.,pronunciation of certain letters, wherein Dr.'Williams and several of his descendants agreed, but.were at variance with most'other people, and which pe- culiarities'were'in no wise due to defects of .Vocal organs, led him to form the, conclusion above stated. .He.has finally succeeded in being able to talk. In conversation he never resorts to 'ihe'pencil. He has been out of the hospital five weeks, and can spenk so as to b'e'fairly well understood. The doctor is confident.that within a short lime his speech will greatly improve. 'ST. LOUIS AGAiN LOOKS UP. btorm-Strlck«n City Ii Recovering (rom '.. . „ It» Terrible Dl«a«ter. Ailairs" in the storm-ridden district of the two'citics are taking on a mors cheerful aspect.' The first-rush for rc- 'lief is over and- there is evidence cf general improvement in the condition of the storm sufferers nt the district relief stations.... • There is a noticeable decrease in the number''of applicant.-! for aid and it is the expressed be-lief that the stations in St: Louis- will be closed soon. With the abandonment of the district stations, however, the relief work will be far- from .finished. Whatever remains of fhe'general fund will be ; left. in tho keeping of-t.he merchants' exchange committee, which will continue tho work wherever necessary, Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report -tf- ABSOLUTELY PURE MISS-BARTON'S MISSION. Succeeding Admirably In Her Belief Work In Armenia. HIM IN Thomw Drew, Staid to Be • We»lth> Chl- JOKE LANDS ca»o»n, »t » PROTECTION THE ID-BA:.; ; There is no denying that wheu we' import 'nothing from abroad we are thrown upon .our- own resources. When Americans.are thrown-upon thelr'.own resources fe the time of .their ;greirtest; activity. We have always been •e.tfual to occasions. The less we bring lu, -"the more we produce, at home. When we produce at home, we give employment. wJthln our gates to tliousnnda more, of good Americans. The wages-paid .to these tollei* and producers circulates here at home, and tfie- financial condl-, tlon of tlie country is healthy. . Money^ sent abi^wd does not benefit till* country, in the slightest degree, and true .'patriotism suggests that home working-, men are the ones ^'ho should receive American ..wages. Republicans .believe this. Republicans advocate rand . consistently act on fhepraclfcal'ldea-of protection, the grand.' poltcy that! will 'prevail in spite of all parties or.; combjna- tions of parties. \ . •; ".: ' There arrived at the. prison, South, from Evansvillo last January aihand- sbme man about 30 years of afo to serve one year for a petty thefflt. :;He was registered as Thomas Dre4-, and for oil'that is known it is. hlf "real name,-but'tho developments .of the other morning indicate that it inay:be-: Some of the discarded booma left at Chicago may tit AltgeM when he-decides to be a candidate. : ' The less the'Eastern Dftm.ocrnts ex- pecV from the Chicago convention;.'the less will be the jiailin of disappointment. When the Republican platform promises, n" tiling, no bond.ls required. Chicago Is the modern political Babylon. .. , - . . .. - -.•..-• '. - . Lawyers ,Dinwidd4e, of Jonesville, WiB., and Merrill, of the.firm ofSmJth, Low & Merrill, of Chicago, the other day visited-the prisoner, and from them' was learned a remarkable story concerning DBBW. According to their ver- gion Drew'is a wealthy man ano .owha a fine busbaess block in Chicago.,Din- widdie.represents the young man,'sfa-. ther and Men-ill wo« Drew's, attorney in Chicago. They are; trying ;to get . remarked: stand : - ^^"-™D — - c- ii» * J ^i •»• i " 'L. the prisonerXfeifctriess affairs Jin such shape o'a will enable "them to' prevent great losses during his .confinement While in Indiana they will ulpo seek: tp. procure a pardon for him. |; The attorneya. we're reticent about their client's affairs, but Drewls Incarceration in prison was due wholly to his conduct when arraigned In court. ' He entered a^pjjea of guilty, ajnd the judge imposed a sentence of Stf.daysin jail. Drew liughed and "Judge,:nhat ,ls,notblng. . on my-fcad-./or^Sb days.;' "Alright," cheerfully responded .tlie judge,,^ "I'll change tlwasentence^tp one year in; the prison, south' r "When" you get -tired of standing on'ypurheacl, try your r feet." Drew never 1 me'ri'tib'ncd to : any of the prison officials. -.the fact .that he was a men of meanE, . but .;the /facts , \yere learned from" 1 his .correspondence,- and from the- vjsilirig-attorneys. ' '?' ;' SAVED 'THE JEWELS. "• Good O«e to Whlob » ¥onn« Girl 'jPat' Her ' ' ' The relief fund continues to .grow .until it has reached $183,531; in'.all parts ofthe tornado district houses-'hrebein^ .made ' habitable once morerltuJiVde- mofished buildings are being rapidly rebuilt.. - ' • • " -.ij-r'i ,-. ' In East St. Louis the work on restoration goes on steadily and there-ia no abatement of the relief committee's .work. Many'people who arer.com- ,'pelledto live in tents until tbeif. demolished' 1 homes' are repaired areibecpminjr accustomed" to their new environments. 'In some places tenants live in'box cars. ' ^SWIMMERS , CHASEP. Hnwi.l ilpyi I*»d * Policeman.-» Pretty , Itace Throonh AtebUon (Kan.) .Street!. 'The spectacle'of'30 naked boys flying along'the streets .'and over the lawns and", gardens"'of 'the residence, .part of AVest Alchison and the- shrieks of wom- sn.und'.children created a commotion • most.unusual .the other day. .For.spme.tinje.complaints.hftvebeen flied. r w!th.th'e chief of police tfiutboys were'iii thVhabit of bathing.at a certain «pot'in''"White Clay creek in fuyylew of •Aose--who r Jive im the adjacent.dwell- -.ings,'- An:officer was detailed.'tb abate the nuisance. Going to the swimming place ,he discovered 30 boys in tjhe water. They" 'made 'a" dash "for" liberty, leaving 1 Weft 'clpffieB behind them. The., boys 'ECa'fte.red' in every direction and went flying up <wid down the ''streets and 'throUgH'the yards—anywhere to-escape ;the.policeman. • - The ladles; of. the community who were on the,.porches or the lawns also .Rcattered. .'.The officer caught one boy, but newas'wet and slippery .and slipped out of'the arias, of the representative of the 'tow. "'Unfortunately, the .boy" ran into a birbed wire fenceafew moments latex and received painful gashes. : ftppfffiJASE' OF PROHIBITION liwu SH^opnlit Object* to the Balldlul at """'' ' »n M. E. Chnren- : ,-, .. , -' IbaV a'saioon enjoin the building of. a .- '.->'->-'•-',_' ri. :„- „•' ~»M4ls\T, TwyTHnrt.t.Vifl.neo Have you been to Canton? , . . . AMERCA THE^ DUMPING GROUND [RodiatoRepubl'lcan;..] ,,-.',' ; Weie.it not for the fact;th'[it,.silver dollars: are legal 'tender for all • sums and redeeinable In gold the-Bllver/mine; owners and',tiie: fanatics who • have catigM the craze .would not .be .Bo-anx- lous to, have the silver'bullion,-'^11. the old spoons,'teapots, etc.,of the. ^ortd. coined Into silver dollars and dnwped- upon-America.. ..'-. ; • • , ; ! . \- : .';;'.-. THE PBOPBR PLAOB. [Cincinnati Comoaerclial Mtm'ne.] •'•. .^ The ten-year-old' Julia Bn,tes, daughter of Cyrus H; ! .Baies', of :Cbhassett, Mass., has proved -herself 'a veteran fireman. To'her"is/due : -ttie' credit' for. saving her motherls ] jewels and,, many .other' valu-; ables from th'e-flo.mes.that destroyed the elegant family residence: "ilTh^ nearest fire departmerit: is 'in' the village, several ihiles aw-ay : f rom 'the houie'.'-'H^r father- discovered ;the':'flre : whHe l i!the> 'family. ;were- In- the .djnirig-ropm.-.. Julia was>t. the. breaifast,table,-and afc;th.e hound,of . her father's^ voice, she ranin tp :fhe yard . She '•'•'took; : .in ; .-'the situation at 4 glance, rah for her bicycle ; an'd ; sped ^oVrithd ' illflge'"to;glve14hfe.qJarmJ arjplved in tlmejtb.ftubdue tbe:fla^es.sufficiently,8othattfce;jewel8 and : iurniture'jwre -.rescued^, althpugh. .tteouse-Wasrutnedr.V.-C.. • 1 '-'.;-- : .'.';.'- .:'; : ? : A^trade ualon .ybicjy)Ujo^H«^:| plpjtedj.y-'by ;.;i is' a question puzzling!. the : peo 'pie/of "'Madrid, BoOne county, la./: B, •Arie owns,-a saloon in-tha'ttovn", operated under the mulct law, which forbids saloons within 300 feet of any church or Ech'ool.' 'Latery' the "'erection of 11 Meth'odist Episcopal church;-lias:been co'mmencdd within 300 feet of the saloon and Arie claims that either thesalbon or church must be outslae..tiiat limifc As the:salo6a .w.as, there first,. the claim is ,, . :made.. that.the. same law that prescribes the.ruje for the saloon, operates; as:a : bai ; to a church being erected within saloon 'territWy'l and threatens injunctioripro- ceedings:. The courts, -will 1 se'ttl'e' the matter -in' 'some' shape, • either, through :tha proposed injunction or proceedings ;tp;Klose;(the,saloon after.the chutch.U '''' '-.' --' •:.'-'-k--: : ; . •' ••"'• ' •:•*••'" • . ; .. ! ,'kll»«»n- Bnjri • Pletnre.. ..- ••> Christine Nilsson, the : eomtesse :Jfle jBWn^-recently;sold;,at;'auction-in oifcreii Kncoar»(tlng Report* Received from th« Expedition! to tbe Intnrlor—Uood Work Done by Dr. Hubbell and Others, Miss Clara Barton, who has charge of the Red Cross relieJ work in Armenia, writes an interesting letter to a friend in Washington under date;of Constantinople, June 10, from which the following extracts are taken: 'We have either by letter or dispatch irly every day from one or the other ,.. our expeditions in the interior, and 'he news tivey send is always good. No 11 fortune hoe befallen any of them, and they are succeeding in all they at- empt. A dispatch ill Turkey, received en minutes ago from Dr. Hubbell, at Vrabkir, states that the fevers are disappearing day by day, which means that he has succeeded in bringing to a Bucccssful close a field of contagious evers that gave 100 cases a day for treatment, and five to twenty deaths, at tlie time of his taking it up. There are no deaths now, and a few or no cases. As I have stated before, thc other rent field of sickness,, Zeitoun and Muraeh, has been successfully closed, :he physicians released and gone to their homes, and it only remains for us to feed the convalescents. 1 have never ;nown, in all my experiences with places where contagious diseases had settled in, so radical and successful n treatment and termination as these Sields have presented. "We heard from Mr. Wood a day or two ago the most successful and cheering notes. He is buying cattle, plows, farming tools of various kinds, having 6f the spinning wheels and looms manufactured, providing cotton to be spun into thread, woven into cloth, cwfc and made into garments, and, when finished, given to-the sick and needy. Mr. Wistar has been doing the same with marked success. Dr. Hubbell will leave Arabkir in a few days to return to Malatia, where, if you remember, he passed a few days on his way to Harpoot and left with the intention of returning. The need was too imperative, and the conditions too dreadful, to admit of his leaving without further help. '•I .'can imagine' something 1 6 change that will take place in the desolate city:if Dr. Hubbell aad his trained corps of assistants stay there for eight or ten days. "Mr. Wood think* Uiat 1,000 oxen are needed ip the 40 northern villages of Harpoot. We hope to be. able to double this number, to make ready for the fall Bowing of grain OJid the vegetables needed for next winter. I am glad to report that uo obstructions nre placed iu thc way of our men, and that they, arc regarded with favor and respect by oil parties riud persons with whom: they come- in' contact. Physicians are few in those regions, and medical skill at a very low ebb. and Dr. Hubbell and his medical assistants have been called upon to treat in the families of most of the officials since leaving Alcxan- dretta. Their presence hns been a great comfort to the. missionaries stationed nt tJie various poinls. uiost of whom hnd seen no visitors since the mujwacre. The cooperation and assistance has.been mutual and hearty. Wu hear only kind words and .blessings on every side. The government here has'neglected no opportunity of doing any favor which -has been asked of it, both kindly and promptly. With th« exception of poor Mrs. Mason, the health of every, one of us has been excellent." __-'..' . -_,^_ IN A TURTLE'S JAWS. Ill)noli Clentymwi HM • Kxcltlnf Erperl- enoe on a Plttuburirh Rall^r»r Plritform. Rev. W. A. Talcott,,of Rockford, 111, had an experience at the Union station at Pittsburgh, Pa., the other morning which he is not likely to forget. , He was returning .home from, the enst and alighted from a, train to take a stroll along the platform. He \leancd against a. freight truck, but it was so dark Iw could not see what the truck was .loaded with; He soon discovered. A monster sea turtle, weighing probably 500 pounds, lay flat upon its back on the truck. .The minister .accidentally leaned against its head.. The big jaws opened and grasped a section of (he preacher's j:oat pocket* . Rev. Mr. Talcott felt thc pull and, glancing around, discovered his danger He ..gave a; jump, leaving his pocket.se- curely fastened in the jaws ofthe turtle. He will return'to Rockford minus o pocket/ but he said he was thankful it was'only a pocket andI not a hand. LEAD NICKELS AS TOYS, low* Boy Arrented by Government oftV .,'•'.•' .'V'oen.for sHiklnic'Counterfelt.' •: -.Clarence/Morton, aged.17, the-son of a farmer near. Charleston,, has been placed under arres r t. by E. M. Stedtnan, of the\ government secret, service bureau, on a charge of /counterfeiting: The lad's method,,as:he,himBelf admits, was to heat a nickel to » white rheat, burn theVlmpreaslon of > cither side In trv to pass them, but gave them to his younger brother for toys. The case will be prosecuted with the Intention, however, owing to the prisoner's youth and apparently straight story, of re-. leasing him with a nominal sentence. MUMMY OFANAJNKNOWN RACE. Benutln* of Prehistoric M»o Cuemrtlwd In Soathero Arliona. John McCarthy has brought Into Prescott a mummy that U belleved^to: antedate the Indians and i» of a, de-' cidedly different type. He lound it, says the Prescott (Ariz.) Courier, while hunting a lion, which he had treed and brought down in the Verde canyon,. In a cliff dwelling he had found a seated chamber seven by nine feet. Tearing it open, be met a grisly sight. It wwi • a mummy kneeling on a soap., weed mat, with the body upright and heafl erect, the long arms hanging «traight down from, tbe shoulder. In life ho was about five feet seven inches high, lu one hand he grasped a stone ax, in the other a bundle of barbed flint- headed arrows. As the air rushed into the vault tbe rawhide shafts of the arrow heads and tbe rawhide handle o* tbe stone ax crumbled to ashes, an did the mat and tbe mantle which covered the mummy. Tbe fme brown hah, about two feet in length, fell from tbe head. In the cave were found several earthenware bowls, a tortoise shell, and about $1,000 worth of best grade 'turquoise in the rough, just as it was taken from the ledge. The pieces ranged in size from the dimensions of a walnut, to that of a hen'* egg. As there i« no flint in this part of the country, and np known vein of turquoise in the weit- ern hemisphere of the. width of the» dimensions, where the ancient got them i» tt mystery. The absence of ; high check bones and the fine hair Indicate that he was not related to the Indian ot to-day. which contained a THE REASON WHY. Ton Welch Ko »o« After IToa Eat Thra Ton Did Before. , Many of u» have laughed at that; absurd conceit in one of Boyt's produc- tidns— "A Texas Steer," we/believe-;where, iu the restaurant scene, ctwtom- ers are put on the scale immediately before and after eating, and are charged in proportion to the extra, weight they have taken, on. ' The idea for a comedy it good, but restaurant keepers who adopt ifo» a practical means of gauging their charge* would -come out at th», small end of the horn.. ••-' It is a well-known fact, though somewhat anomalous, that •• person weigh* no more after eating a hearty meal th*Ja 5 he -did before. . A Itttle' reflection will , readily explain this ^parent mystery. During the process of "mastication, de» glutition,. ete., certain muscle* we brought into.active play, and the exer- ^ cise of any muscle necessitate** tempo- " rary waste of its tissue*, vaA » certain amount of carbon Is eliminated and passed off dnrinff the course of thd meal. , ,.•••••• This loss, however, is trifling;, woe«pared with that of resptritton and perspiration, both of which are increased during the various- operations of m»k- , ing a roeah The length of time one may take to consume a pound of food makes -no little difference to >be»o Tdsses?for if"eaten leisuroly, there is but sligb't increase of respiration or perspiration, whereas, if It is burrieu through, both are abnormally accelerated. Hence, by the time the pound n eaten, the consumer ha* lo«t appr» ciably tn mtfsture or carbonic acid. WHERE THE BEAVER DIVED. Kind «f Plctore Whl«!i to mil of »nf ; . K c*tlon to the Bp*rt«n»ii. Forest and Stream prints f rom o photograph a wood scene that, should bring a far-away look Into the beaver" trapper's eyes the moment he sees it There are fallen' logs In a tangle of brush trees denuded of leaves mostly, and down a slight incline, aurroimded by the brush, is a pool. Ripples of water ore •waggling- the 'shadows of the tree% which were caused by » beaver that haO 5 just dived, nlarmed by the approach of E. Hofer, who took the photograph. No picture is so suggestive to BEporta-- 1 mnn as one which shows wne» game has been. Sportsmen's paper* print photographs of the tracks of deer, bears and other gome, and these are more suggestive than a view of U>» game itself. A Tox's track, leading away across the snow-covered fields, or the ripple where a fish has slapped tb* water's surface are full of life : to » sportsman. There is a chance with' such evidence before him of exercising his craft and skill. , . : ' It' is related of nn amntenr photogrv phcr of field scenes Mint one day h» ti-iod .to cateh a running gray squirrel 'with his little camera, Wben thenega- 'tive was developed'he found that he bad a : pict u re of -t he -animal's tal 1-a lone.' but '; because ' of -the, very Jncompletenesii of thc, scene he values thnt picture aboy»; ' any': six in,.bi?'.cpUectiop. " When the Tiite-B.hah of P«r*ia wasli , in, 1883. he { visited the ::Wi«a- West, , . 'show, ond •t.ter^.metitbe famous Indian chief. !?«) Snif;t...;,,Tbie;iatt«rwa*ln ; bl»' tent and' was presented. to the ' nel<i-.:oii'i:, hJs ..liahd n«,thb,ugl •?to in' cquni: --"Jrhe-.'iibim; hesitat«i;.bn%« when -the interpreter ^: whispered: *H*M Is- a king." 'be topk: the Indian'* ''' shook':

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