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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, March 7, 1895
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PLUG TOBACCO. Consumer of chewngtokcconb are willing to pay a little more than ik price chnjed for tie ordinanj trade tokccos, will find te hand superior to all others 6EWARE -a s IMITATIONS. CYCLING IN EUROPE. Growing in Favor with tho Royalty and Nobility. KlnC LcnpoM Di'turin-'inul to Conn"'"" » Whoel—/vm-loiit l-.uii Am OIKI of I'm L'liurm* or IVintttr flldini; In Olil Rngluml. Cycle riding is sTmvinf,' in favor with the royalty and nobility of Europe. Almost every royiil family is represented, inclusive of Knffl.'ind and Russia. The most cntliusinstie kin;,' over there is Leopold of P.eljr'ium. lie is a p-wit patron of cycle raeinff and "the kind's purse" is the most coveted pmt, both J i point of fflory and profit, at tho an- iiiil race meet in ISrusscls. Kiiifr Leopold has determined not to be diseour- 'Oged in his attempts to master the wheel and has evidently concluded to forffet tliu disaster that attended his efforts in that direction sorao months uf,'o, when he first bestrode his wheel. Since the day that he made an intin'atc acciuliiiitunco with a thorny shrub in the pardons of his palace at Laccken, into which ho flew head foremost from his saddle, tho bicycle had stood in quiet and disuse in the carriage house. Yielding to the entreaties of his nephew, yourifr Prince Albert, ivho 'besought him to try ayain, the king has beeu practicing 1 in the largo ballroom, and when spring clears away tho snow and the »ir is again balmy -his Belgian majesty will be seen scorching around tho beautiful gardens and through tho park surounding his country seat .near Brussels. The king's wheel is geared to 5G,'i, has 30-inch wheels, the frame being inches and inches higher than any American •bicycle, which is clue to the t'act that Jiis majesty is blessed with probably tho longest pair of legs in Belgium. His nephew, Prince Albert, who is at the same time the heir to his throne, is an enthusiastic wheelman. Cycling in England has many advantages not enjoyed by those who follow the pastirao in this country. In tho first place, the climate there permits of riding throughout tho whole year. The winters are mild compared 'with ours. In the second place, tho roads give infinitely bettor footing and the winter scenery is delightful. But perhaps the most fosdnuUng feature of cycling in England is to bo found in 'those rare old country inns which have been bequeathed to the modern cyclist by tho dead and gone passenger traffic T1IK DK1X," AT UERKELKY HEATH. of the picturesque coach. TVlien tho railroad came in the couch went out, nnd for many years tho cozy inns with their glittering bars and comfortable larders were in desuetude. Many of them were deserted 'or changed into houses or cheap "pules/ 1 But most of them wero continued as inns, by the descendants of the original proprietors, with l9Ss profit, however. A fe'v years ago, whoa cycling waxed in popular favor, there sprang up a nc-v demand for the country inn, and the lace of the host or hostess brightened with the improvement in trade. "The Angel" at Ditton has enriched its proprietors during the last ten years, and to feed 500 tourists of a Sunday is now no uncommon affair for the "missus" and her daughters. One of the most interesting of tho old coaching— no, cycling— inns is "The Eel)' 1 r.t Berkeley Heath on the road between Gloucester and Bristol. "Tho Bell" is .of special concern to lovers of Dickens, for it was here that Bob Sawyer prevailed, in hurricane fashion, on Mr. Pickwick to pay the score. Hero the passage: " 'You may say that,' rejoined Ben llon: 'm proof of Bob Sawyer being one of the funniest fellows alive, he proceeded to entertain Mr. Pickwick with a long and circumstantial account, bow that gentleman once drank himself into a fever. and gothishead shaved; the relation of which pleasant and agreeable history was. only stopped by A tho stoppage of the chaise at 'The Bell,' >•! of Berkeley Heath, to change horses. ;:\ . *' '1 say! we're sroinjr to dine here, ! aren't we?'saia Bob, looltfng 'in at the window. " 'Dinel' said Mr. Pickwick, 'why, we have only come nineteen miles, and have eighty-seven and one-half to go!' " 'Just the reason why we should take something 1 to enable us to bear np against the fatigue!' remonstrated Bob Sawyer. " 'Oh I it's quite impossible to dine at half-past eleven o'clock in the day,' replied Mr. Pickwick, looking at his watch. " 'So it is,'rejoined Bob. 'Lunch isthe very thing. Hallo, you, sir! Lunch for three directly, and keep the horses back for a quarter of an hour. Tell them to put everything they have cold upon the table, and some bottled alo, and let us taste your very best Madeira.' "Issuing these orders with monstrous importance and bustle, Bob Sawyer at onco hurried into the house to superintend the arrangements; in less than flvo minutes he returned and declared them to be excellent." "The Bell" to-day has many a cycling Bob Sawyer on its list. THE UGLY SEA RAVEN. A Deep-Son Creature Not Made for Deaaty Show Purpose*. The sea raven, says the New York Sun, is common in those waters in spring and autumn, at which seasons it comes to visit us from its homo among the rocks and reefs of deep water. It comes in the spring to the ba3*s to spawn, and goes away again, and comes back for a time in the autumn. It is known among fishermen as the Sally Growler, and some of the anglers who go down to the lishing banks on the lishing steamers call it a rock- toadfish. It is a very ugly fish. The sea raven is a cold-water fiah. It likes a rooky bottom, Efteen or twenty fathoms deep, and it is so formed that when lying on rocks overgrown by seaweed and kelp it is almost indiscernible by other fish. Tho sea raven does very little hunting for food, but takes what comes its way, small Crustacea and small fish. It is a SEA RAVES. slow swimmer, and very sluggish In movement. It prowls around on tho bottom, and It might not move out of a space a hundred feet square for a month if it got enough to cat' within it. Tho only thing that would make it move would bo a scarcity of food. Tho sea raven is altogether a bottom feeding fish, and it rarely leaves the bottom. It would make one grab at a fish it sought for prey, out if tho fish should get away the soa raven would not pursue it. -But it is pretty sure to got what comes its way. it may be that it lies on the bottom covered with a coating of mud, and so practically hidden from view. An unsuspecting killio swims by just out of reach, and the sea raven lets it go by without an effort to catch it, but let the killie come just a little noiircr to the hidden sea raven's nose, and its wide mouth opens, and away goes the killie. The sea raven's eyes arc beautiful. Like many other sea fishes they have around them what appears to be a very narrow gold rim; it is as though the eves wore set in gold sockets, which were all covered by the flesh and skin except jv.st around, the rim of the opening where the eye appears. In sea ravens' eyes the gold rim is as bright as though it had been burnished. The eye is green, shot with irregular, shaded, changeable bars of yellow. The eye sockets project from tho head like little dormer windows in tho slcull; the- eyes arc like gems in gold settings. There are two little horns projecting from the head of the sea raven, one on either side. Hanging from tho sea raven's under jaw arc a number of curious little star shaped attachments, called bar- bels, which look as though they might have been cut out with a pinking Iron. There is a sea raven about seventeen inches long in tho center pool of the citv's aquarium- at Castle Garden, and that is about as lar;»j as they grow. ANGLOMANIA. now »o Amrrlcau Woman fX«buk«d » Snobbluli Friend. An American woman returned to New England after living for a season in London, nnd wearied her friends with her affectations and mannerisms, says Youth's Companion. She was ashamed of her own country and did not hesitate >to say so. She not only imitated English customs, dross, expressions, spelling and pronunciation, but offered offensive evidence of her acute attack of Anglomania in contemptuous references to everything American. One of her friends undertook to administer social discipline in a unique way. She sent out invitations to a lunch party in hoijor of tho returned traveler and collected- a large company in her drawing-room. After the guest had been cordially welcomed, the doors in the dining-room were opened. The room had been deco*ited with bunting and the flowers were massed in effects of rod, white and blue. There were (lags everywhere, in the chandelier, on the mantel and on every bit of plate or china displayed on the table. The table reserved for the guest was draped with the national colors. Never, perhaps, was a broader hint j conveyed at a social reception that it is ill bred and bad form to be ashamed of one's country. . —"Wnaisoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is | something celestial, divine, and, consequently imperishable.—Aristotle. ." THE AFTER EFFECTS. Where Grip Almost Always Lodges- A Graphic Experience. "Three years ago I v»as taken e!ok with the grip, which affected my kid- neyt so that the doctors told me I hud Brlffht'8 dleeaee and dropsy. I had three doctors (each tor one year), and one Hopped my wife on the ttreet acd told her ibat I would never gc-l well, and, to tell the truth, I never thought I would. I was eo aick that any one sitting en the o'.her side of iba room could tee my throat beat; any one could eit alongside of me and hear my heart beat I could not lie down, or walk, and my friends cd. vised me to try a bomeopalhic doctor, which I did. The doc'.cr want&d my wife to send me to an incurable bos- plia', but she would not. My urine was the colcr of brick anfi the sediment the same as brick dust, f.ccl 'or IS monVbs I was swelled to twice my natural size. I tried everylhicg I thought o', indeed, 1 doctored with a "peelallst on «.he klflneyf, but be did mono good. Ac last, I tried Warner's Safe Cure, thank: God, and It cured mo The first bottle I u»oi3 I noticed my urine pot a little lighlcr. I uac-d seven Dottles and returned icy duties The doctors stop rr.e in the s'.reot acd ask what cured me, ac<J I lull them Warner's Safe Cut e. Tley ask how I took it, and I tell them seven or eight times a day. They say I am a m\s- tery. I bavo lived in '.bis neighborhood 32 years and am well known. M}> •fritndb are surprised to SPO me now and will vouch for thU testimony." JOHN'J. SMITH 862 Broadway, Brooklyn. RUSSIA'S CHANCELLOR. Baron do Stiv.il, tbo Amiable Successor ot M, de GlcrS. Baron do Staal, who has just been designated by the new czar to succeed the 'lato M. de Qiers as chancellor of the Muscovite empire, is the beau ideal of a foreign diplomat, with his long, flowing 1 white whiskers and his dignified but suave manner, which conveys the impression that if he is as hard and tenacious as his name implies, in his case the steel is sheathed in velvet. No man has more friends, and the fact that, although the representative of Russia at the court of St. James for the last ten years, he should have succeeded In winning not only the confidence hut also the amity of the English, who are always so suspicious with regard to Russia, speaks volumes for his amiabil- RAIiON DE STAAL. ity. That is one of the chief ingredients of diplomacy. Diplomatic amiability is not so much the art of giving 1 one's interlocutor an agreeable impression of one's self as to give him a higher Idea of himself and to convey to him the conviction that you hold him in very high estimation. Then, from sheer gratitude, he will have a higher idea of you, try to do all you want, et le tour est joue. It is in this peculiarly Muscovite art that Baron de Staal excels, which is all the more to his credit since he is a martyr to lumbago. Born in 1S23 at Reral, he is a scion of one of the old German noble families -settled since the time of Peter the Great in the Baltic provinces of Russia. He began his diplomatic career at an early age under Prince GortschakofE, who was first ambassador at Constantinople on the eve of the Crimean war, and afterward viceroy of Poland. Like the good apprentice in tha fairy tale, the baron wedded his chief's daughter, and is by marriage therefore a nephew of Prince Alexander GortschakofE, who for so many years controlled the foreign relatfons'of Russia, as chancellor of the empire. He mny be said to be allied to the reigning- family, since several of his wife's ancestors ruled as czars, while the founder of her house is that same Grand Duke Ruric to whom the imperial family of Romanoff trace their origin. After his marriage Baron de Staal represented the czar as envoy .at a number of minor German courts, notably at Darmstadt, where his daughters may be said to have been brought up with the girls of the late Grand Duchess Alice, the youngest of whom is now czarina of Russia. The latter looks upon M. de Staal as one of the oldest friends of her family, and there is eyery reason to believe that his appointment to the chancellorship in preference to Prince Lobanoff. who \vas regarded as first choice for the post, may be due to her influence. —January 3^ the anniversary of the defeat of the British army under Gen. Packenham. before the City of New Orleans, is a legal holiday in Louisiana. ____ Abyssinia was the land of the Abassins or "mixed races." POWEE FBOM NIAGAEA. Something About the Eleotrlo Plant at the- Falls. What In Erjwctad to Bo Accomplished In Fnrnlnhlns Power to Distant FolnW —Description of One of tie. Bic Dynamo*. It is expected that the wh&els of the great electric plant at Niagara Falls will soon be set in motion, and that what may be considered one of the greatest engineering works in the world shall have become an accomplished fact. The plans for carrying the power to Buffalo, eighteen miles distant, are complete. In a month or two factories may be in full operation; in a year Buffalo may be supplied and, "in two years," says Prof. George Forbes, "the company will be working the Canadian side of the falls, and in ten years (shall we say?) the whole of the 100,000 horse power which cnn be supplied by the existing 1 hydraulic works will be giving power to smokeless manufacturing towns." One of the three big dynamos with which the Cataract General Electric company proposes to distribute its powor has already been placed in position, and the shafting and hydraulic connections are ready to bo put in motion. The unique machine, which in many ways represents the height of electrical ingenuity, was constructed by the \Y«stinghouse company at Pittsburgh. A description of one of the dynamos lias been obtained by the. Elcctvi'j^l Engineer, which in substance is as follows: To a circular foundation is boltud a vertical cast-iron cylinder, provided with a flungo, on which the stationary annature rests. The inner part of the cylinder is bored to the shapa of an inverted cone, and serves as u bearing for another conical piece of cast iron, supporting the shaft bearings. _ The armature cone is made of thin, oxidized iron platiss, held together by eight nickel-steel bolts. In the outer edge of the plates are one hundred and eighty- seven rectangular holes to receive the armature winding. The outer rotating field magnet consists of a \\TOUght-stcel ring, to which are bolted the twelve inwardly project- HIAGARA 0,000 H. P. TVO-I-1TASE AT.TF.R- KATOP.. ing massive cast-iron pole pieces. The ring constituting the, field magnet is supported by a six-armed east-steel spider keyed to a vertical axis. The field magnets act also as a fly-wheel. The shaft rests on two bearings supported by four arras projecting from the inner adjustable cast-iron cylinder. The bushings of the bearings are made ol bronze provided with zig-zag grooves, in which oil constantly circulates. On the outer side of the bushing there are also grooves into which cold water may be pumped if required. The armature conductors are rectangular copper bars 32 by 8 millimeters, and each of the 1ST holes of the armature contains two of these bars, surrounded with mica. The upper and tinder sides of the armature are connected by means of V-shaped copper bars, riveted to the ends of the bars, which project out behind the ends of the armature. The connections are made so as to give two independent circuits, a pair of cables connecting each circuit with the switchboard. The magnet winding is also composed of bent copper bars, air-Insulated, in- closed in brass boxes, two of which are fastened to each pole piece. Continuous current for exciting the field magnets is obtained from a rotary transformer. The current is conducted to the field coils by means of a pair of brushes and two copper rings fixed at the top of the shaft of the generator. At a speed of 250 revolutions a minute the machine produces two alternating currents, differing in phase 00 degrees from each other, each of 775 arr.percs and 2,230 volts ; pressure. The alternations are 50 per j second. The height from base of bed plate to top of machine is nearly 13X feet. De:id Sea Drying: Up. The Dead sea of to-day is a little body of sluggish, dark, greasy water, gathered at the bottom of the deepest depression on the earth's surface—a hollow 1.300 feet below the level of the Mediterranean. A recent scientific expedition has proven, however, that at O2C time its' surface was on a, level with that of the Mediterranean and its area more than twenty times what it is at present In what the geologists call the "glacial period"' the Jordan was an arm of the Dead sea. and was more than 1.000 feet in depth. C^TJnder the democratic tariff policy, we export bonds to make good the loss of duties on imports.—St. Louis . Globe-Democrat. | What is Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitched prescription for tafluito and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. It is a Harmless substitute for Paregoric, Drops, Soothing: Syrups, and Castor Oil It is Pleasant. Its guarantee is thirty years' use by Millions of Mothers. Castoria destroys Worms and allays feverishncss. Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd. cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. Castoria relieves teething troubles, cures constipation and flatulency. Castoria assimilates the food, regulates the stomach and bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Castoria is the Children's Panacea-tho Mott ^ Friend. Castoria. 14 Castoria Is an excellent medicine for children. Mothers bavo repeatedly told BO ot 1W good effect upon their children." DR. G, C. OSOOOD, Lowell, Moss. " Castoria Is the bestremody for children oC which I am acquainted. I bopo tlia day is not far distant when mothers will consiJur the roal interest o£ their children, and usa Castori.i in- BU>ad of tuevariousquacknosu-umswhlcliaro destroying their loved ones, by forcing opium, morphine, soothing Byrup and other hurtful agents down their throats,, thereby sending; them to premature graves. 11 Do. J. F. KnrcuttOK, Conway, Ark. Cai-.ioria. •' Casvoria is sowcE adopted to children that- I recommend itnssins--:ortoauyproseriptioa teuton*." H . A . A , tcnBn , M .D., Ill So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. Y. " Our physicians in tlio children's depart meet liave spoken highly of their experience in their outside practice with Castoria,. and although wo only hav« onions our nicdictl supplies what is known as repilw products, yet wo are free to confess that Uit merits o£ Castoria has won ua to look with- favor upon it." UXITKD HOSl'lTAL AND DISPENSARY, Boston, Mam. 1 ALLEN C. SMITH, Pr«., The Centaur Company, TT Murray Street, Itor York City. Spring Curry Comb M s+ • *^ *- Wi** j^r^rv(^ttTTj*. ^ntt< Soft as a Brash. ctom, . b Circuses, and Leading Hcncmen of Ocalct foi It Sample mailed pos» paid 21 **•** eoBBi COMB co., .^dumw* >T* flJEA _j<> BEST IM THE WORUP ! For keeping the System In a Healthy fiv CURES Constipation, Acts on tho Liver and Kidneys, Blood Dr s pe.s P Col d 3' and Fevers. Beautlflw the Complexion «nd to and Refreshing to the Taste. SOLD BV ALL DKUGGISTS. icd" illustrated djrht^aw Ll.coln Story Bool, r i«» to «erjr pnrcl.»«r ot » f e of U/colo Tea. Price 2Sc. -A«k your dr^ist, « LIKCOWI T»* Co., Fort W,v,,c, Infi. For Sale by W H. Porter. SSS 1 .- AN Tlio »vr Orrio of Patience Calls for Con- flderauln Miinual Skill. Games that call for manual adroitness are vrnich in vogue at the present moment, says Once a Week, and the time is therefore propitious for presenting the new game of patience illustrated here. Cut out a disk of pasteboard of about the thickness of a penny, and cut a round hole through its center of about- the-si=e of a penny. Apply gura arabic Tliro« Exjirnslvci I.'ihlcs. Tin- three most valuable Bibles ins the world ;irctobc found at the Uritish.- inuseum. the National libmry in Paris, and Uie' cloister of Belcraia, near Lisbon. The first is in manuscript, written by Alcuin and his pupils, and in the; year SOO was presented to Charlemagne- on tho occasion of his coronation. Tho Paris Uiblc was purchased in 1527 and dedicated to Leo X. by Cardinal Xim-j- cue*. One of the three copies, printed on vellum paper, was sold to England: i-i 1780 for 12,OOC francs. The Bclemia. liible is in nine folio volumes _and fa.. written on parchment. Louis XVIII.!. made the Portuguese government *present of the volumes- SCROFULA Miss Delia Stevens, oT Boston; Muss., wrlW*-1- have always suffered from hereditary Scrofula., d various remedies, and many reliable pby- I tried va Riciaofi, but QODG re~ Ileved me. Alter tnlting itzboulesol S.S.8. am now well. I Rin very grateful to you, as I loci thatitsave'dmefroma — life of uutold agony, and shall take pleasure Itf • speaking only words ol praise for your wonderful medicine, and in rccommen/unK It »-— •— all vrbo are nfflicto* with this painful disease. CURED THE STRONG POINT about • the cures by Hood's SarsaparilU U that they are p- cnt. TV y start from the solid foundation —P r-' *• I OOd • or common mucilage to one side of the disk and stick it in the center of a plate, leaving a margin between its circum- j ference and the inner rim of the plate. Place a billiard ball on the intervening space at any point, and propose to anyone present to send the ball, without touching it, in to the center of the plate, so that it will rest in the hole in the cardboard. While watching the efforts of the operator to accomplish this apparently simple feat, the reason for calling the game "patience" becomes apparent. The ball goes round and round, but will not be coaxed into the center. To succeed, you must have recourse to a simple trick. Let the ball rest near the edge of the disk, Try inclining the plate slightly, then suddenly lower tbi? plate, as if you .were about to drop it, and hastily raise it again, placing the center under the ball, which, •not having fallen as quicldy as the plate, clears the edge of the disk without touching it and is for a moment in the air. Having received no momentum in a lateral sense, the ball will remain stationary in the center of the disk occe you succeed ia introducing it. there in the manner here described. The trick is pretty and ingenious, and the game will afford much amusement to the sss Tre»ttoe on Blood BifwoAwfrpoU) mn?*Ain*K. SWIFT SPECIFIC CO... A LADY'S TOILET Is not complete •without an ideal PGZZONI'S Combines every element of beauty aad purity. It is beauri-1 fyinp;, soothing, healincr, bealtk- : ^ ful, ai>^ harmless, and when . * rightly used is invisible. A most* " delicate nnd desirable protection j to the face in this climaie. Indrt apon having the genti: TJ IT (3 Fan SALE EYEEYW»JS£, I s

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