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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 4

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John Grays CORNER. Dn tlie following Items: All kinds of warm weather dress feoda; all kinds of gauze underwear ' for ladles, gents and children; all kinds •t gold, silk and leather belts; all kinds •C laces and trimmings and all other ktoda of goods. Sreaiest Discovery or the I9tn Century. Dr. Teaffue'i HIWRDQLDT Medicated Air for toe Cure ot Catarrh, Aith.mil and all Pulmonary Diseased, It has no eaual lot Sick and Nervous Headache, 1,000.000 people die annually from tV> above named dlseows. Wbj .inffer find die, when Medicated Air la guaranteed to cute jou. ••dlented Air and Drug Co., Blcomond, Ind., U. S, A. Itta the best remedy on earth for La It will give Immediate relief .will effect a rare where all other fall, •old by B. F. Keesllng. most enlightened 'nations of .the earth." —Ecpubllcan plat-fonn.,;...; . • .- "W.e demand.the free. and unlimited coinage of both gold and silver 'nt the present legal ratio of 16 to 1, without .waiting-for the ai.d.or consent of nny other nation. We demand that tlip standard silver dollav shall be a full legal tender, oqunlly with gold, Cor nil debts, public and private, and we. favor such legislation as/will prevent the demonetization of an-Rk-Ind of, legal teu-i- der money by jirlvateVcontvact.— cnitic platform.' ' ' | KROEGER & STRAIN, Undertakers & Embalmers. 610 BROADWAY. DAILY JOURNAL Published every day ib the week (except Monday) by the Logan«port Jour-' nal Company. . W. B. WHIQHT i. .Preoident £. HARDY Vice President C. W. GRAVES.... Secretary H. B. BOYER Treasurer Price per Annum HBO Price per Month 40 Official Paper of City and County. {Entered aa necond-clao mall-matter at th« Logansport Post Office, February 8, WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, IS06. REPUBLICAN TICKET. T For President. , WILLIAM alo'KIME Y JR. of Ohio. . . Tor Yloe-Preildent, . OABKKTT A. HOBAKT ofNevr Jersey. For Goi-ernor, JAMES A, MOUNT of Montgomery connty 'For Lieutenant Governor, TT. S. TBAGGAKD of Tlppecanoe County. ' For Secretary of State, WILLIAM D. OWEN of Cam County. 1-or Auditor of State, AMERICTJS V. DA1LEX of Moone connty. For Treasurer of State, ' FRED J. SCHOLZ of Vanderberg county. •Vor Attorney General, WILLIAM A.JKKTCHAM of Marlon county For Beporter of Supreme Conrt,-, . CHARLES I'.BEaiY of Bartholomew For Superintendent of Public Instruction, D. M. GEETrSG of Harrlwn county For State Statlstlcnn, S. J. THOMPSON of Shelby county. Tor Jadfei of the Appellate Court, Flritt Dl«trlct, WOODJ-ORD ROBINSON of Gibson county Second Bl.trlet, W. E.HENMSY of Bn«hcounty. • Third District, 1 ' B.TV. COMSTOCK of Wayne county Fourth District, JAMES B. BLACK, of Marlon county. Filth District, 'V. 2. WILEY of Benton connty. Elector* at Large, H. G. THAYER, CHAS. F. JONES. FOB CONGBESS,- . GEORGE W. ST££LE, For Joint Benrenentativo, WILSON of Ca»« county. JTor RepreHntatlvc—CHARLES B. LONGWELL. »OT ProMcntor-ClIAItLES E. HALE, lor Clerk-JOSEPH O. GRACE. For Treunnrer-BEN JAMIN F.KEESLING For Sherlff-I. A. ADAMS. ,For Surveyor—A; B, DODD For Coroner—DB. J. A. DOWNEY, Far AMeMor-JOSKPH BARIC, . For CommlinloDer, Flwt Dlitrlct-JOHN OKRRABD. For Coinmlsnioni-r, ; Tlilrd Dlitrlct— . ABRAHAM SIIIDELKB. COMPARE THEM. "The Republican party 'is unreserved- V.'ly for sound money. It caused the en- actment'of. tlie law.providing-for the lesuroptloB of specie payments In 1ST-9; .. etnce then every dollar has been as good us gold: . •".We are unalterably opposed io.every' measure calculated to fdeba'se our ouf- . Tertcy or .impair .the cr$d.lt'of oiir '< 117. We are thercrore^opposed < . free coinage -of silver exeepjt by;. Infer-. ' national agreement with . the leading. Jcoovmercial nations of the world, which . are pledge ourselves .to promote, and un. Ill then ancdi gold standard must be pre- "All oar silver and paper currency - cnast be maintained at parity with .' fold, and we favor all measure* de> ,- id^ned to maintain inviolably tho obll- Ljjatlons of the tjjiiited State* and all qiir money, whether coin or paper, at the ' ; Btarrdartl, the »t*Ddard of the . Nor'nil of Uie men of the South are "nm-pconstructed rebels" as the De.mo- cratie .Chicago Chronicle terms those who were In the control of the laie lamented Democratic National, convention. The Hon. Henry G. Turner, member of Congress from tlie State of Gwrgl.% and n Democrat, in a speech IB tlie House of Representatives, February 14, last on House Mil-'No. 2,90-1, 'to maintain nnd protect tlie coin redemption fund, says:. "There are some things, Mr. Speaker, to which, as I intimated Just now, aU moil may agree. In 1792 our predecessors in Congress Inaugurated the coin- afro by the Government of gold nnd silver, at the ratio of 15 to 1. Gold being worth In the mnrkeit more than fifteen times as much as silver, it did not go to the-mint. Being undervalued by the law, it went where It was more appreciated. Such gold pieces as we bad were melted down- or crossed the ocean for the better market value. Even our silver coinage was greatly reduced by tie competition of the worn and abradr ed silver coins of Spain and Mexico, the dollar pieces of which countries the United States had made a legal tewler. Both af tlicec phenomena are diic to that universal Instinct or calculation of iuen nnd nations which discriminates betwoonthe good and bad in money and keeps tbe bad going. Every man who lias good money and inferior or doubtful money will, in his business trans-' actions, use first the doubtful; and what he reserves from use will be the good. What Is true of the' individual Is also true of the aggregation of Individuals called the people or the nation; The, inevitable tendency is what .is called "Gresliam'3 la.w." By, causing the sound money to be kept out of trade It works a contraction of the. volume of currency' and limits-the'circulation' to the amount of the unsound with all\its risks and uncertainty. • '. "In 1S37 Congress endeavored to cb.r- rect the mistake of 1792 and t made tlie ratio between gold nnd silver about 1C to 1 at the mints. Then It was eooii found that by the now ratio silver was' undervalued and that gold was not worth sixteen tlimes as-much as silver. The result again demonstrated that the. mlnf i-a-tio, prescribed by legal enactment, cannot supersede market value. This time, gold, being the inferior metal at the established ratio, came into circulation, and sliver, because of ills greater value in manufactures and in- .other countries, went out of circular tlon. Here Is another great precedent which shows that an act of Congress; cannot, in the matter of value, super-!: sede the common sense of mankind. ': "In, 1853, in order to keep our /change moiney or subsidiary coins, Congress re-, droned tbe quantity, of silver In our halves, quarters, .dimes, and half dimes, so greatly .that It,would not pay to melt them for use In manufactures or to export them to other countries, but their. legal tender quality was limited, to' sums of 55, and our silver dollar, not having been included in this change of. ratio, remained out of drculartlon. "In 1S07 am act was;.pasied, absolutely demonetizing the 'foreign-., silver dollars we had—the only 'dollars 'of our fath-, ers'. On the 21at of February of that year Congress enacted 'that all former acts authorizing the currency of foreign gold and silver coins and declaring the game a legal (tender in payment, for debts are hereby repealed.' ;. ."Thus was accomplished actually, and practically, and completely what has since been called the 'crime,' of 1873.' The Act of 1873 was ^.onJy'nn epitaph which marked an old grave. Who was It laid impious ami'sacrilegious hands on the 'dollars o.f • our' fathers?' Our fathers .themselves did the-deed! 'Let Justice be done;though tlie heavens.fall. NEW NATIONAL PARK. r Valuable Acquisitionpf-'Leuid In • -Wyomlnflf by theGovernment; ;Comprises » Section Ten. Mllei Sqnur* Which Include! » Fftrnotu Hot Spring) — Price Agreed Upon with the Indian* i* *ao,ooo. Indian Inspector Mclaughlin has returned to. this city--ftf.tpr^.trip to.the Shoshone'agency^ 1 ;in \Jfyofcing, where he concluded a.treaty, \\&h.-wie Shoshone and Arapahb«:-tribes fjir tfie cession to ' the government of a section t)f'land ten miles square in, one corner of their reservation, saya the St.'Paul Pioneer •Press. The purchase includes the famous /hot springs, at the head, of the Big-Horn" river,-'in-the Owl mountains, and the price to be paid is $60,000. The purchase will,be- converted into a reserve and held as a national park. "The springs have lent? been famed among the Indians for their curative properties," said Mr.McLtiughlin. ."For generations the Indiana have resorted to the"place, and I hav<i no doubt that they will be equally famous among the whites before long. Tliry are situated among the most magnificently picturesque scenery it,has evor been my privilege to look upon. It is doubtful if there is any'portion of this country where there is such rugged grandeur as among the Owl mountains In northwestern Wyoming, and the hot springs are in the midst of tho most magnificent part ot the range. The trouble now with the springs is that-,)-h?y are difficult of access. ,1 rode at/out 250 miles from the railroad .to gefto the ground, nod.building a railroad .there is a question that engineers will have to settle. The place looks very forbidding, and even with horses it is not an easy jour- ', -.-"The portion of the preservation, that •I negotiated for is in 'the northwest corner. The reserve Is about 70 miles square, nnd the springs are just about ,$iiit distance from tho agency, which is^uite clone to Fort Washakie, I-left the Union Pacific at SawUns and rode 140 miles .north to the ngpucy, and went thence to tho spring.-:. A few miles above the springs a stj£o.m 'enters the gorge, tbut is very narrow and of great depth.' The gorge traverses the mountains for a great distanoe.and thestream that emerges from it; is called the Big Horn river. ~A. few miles down this river is the principal spring, and this is so close to .the boun'aa'ry/ofitlie'-re'ser-' vation that a section (en miles square running to the corner of the reserve will include it. •'•• ' "'"' "At the springs I found aBont 35 white men, all of them invalids?Jand' many of them, suffering from'Theiimniismv I was told by some 'of.-jtheniiUtha.t'they.- tad tried all of the ^everal-VRprings that had Bttained.;.-faB!e .before going, there, but without.reliqf,..nnd' they .had all been benefited by- 1-he waters.: Most of the sick men i had;-been, carried 1 through the mountains o,n.,cpts, but they were walking about 1 when I-got'there. They go in.from the r oast; and northr east, where the country is, n ot so broken', and the nearest railroad point is'air most: directly east^-Gasper, pn^the.J're-: nidnt&.EIkborn. ..,.; , .........:,.,.,.. "After going over the ground Ire- turned to Fort Washakie and called a council. The Indians, are.,yery ; much scattered, and they : had great difficulty in getting in on account of the BtreBms.; The reBervation is occupied.In cqrnmga with Sboshones and Arapahoes, and the, tribes are about equally divided as to, MAN-EATING MONKEY IN A RAGE. Attnoki a Trainer, 8lap» a DOS and Tankf ClnwA .Out of a Leopard. One of the worst of ^man-eating monkeys ever brought to this country was received by Dnniel Burns, the dealer hi, animals at 10S South street, New York city, the other. day. : : The mankey, arrived from India in a consignment of 40 specimens of Simian breeds and is- intended 'for 1 exhibition purposes. He has.a.facc similar/to Johanna's, except that it is : white, and .-instead of teeth for incisors has two fangs over, uu inch long. Separating him from a number of smaller'monkeys'was a screen .made ol one-eighth-iuch wire. During the voyage he managed, to tear the screen from its fastenings and before the man in charge could stop him he had killed four'large ring-tailed ; monkeys, W;hen an effort was'made by young Euribs,.,who,i.S;.ft. trainer of beasts, to take liim from his cage the animal, with the.strength of a gorilla;, tore Burns' hands'lrbm aooiit-his: throat and-sunk his fangs Into one of them. As young Burns let go., his ..hold the monkey jumped from the,cage and mode a dash for 'the rear of the store. A terrier ttiatihos been trained to watcH all sorts of aiiimals made for him, only to be slapped to a standstill in a few seconds.. The monkey then perched upon the top of a 'leopard's cage, and as the leopard Stuck out a paw seized it and 1 tore the clows-from it. He; was-finiil!y knocked senseless by a blow, on the head with an iron feeding fork and put into a cage. He will probably be placed on exhibition in Central park for a short while before being shipped west. • He stands about fowrjfec't high, is a bunch of muscles,! has the strength of ngoHl!n,butweigliS aboiit-.one-half as much as Johanna.or th« late Chico. • 'Highest of all in Leavening Power.—"Latest U. S. Gov't 'Report ABSOLUTELY PURE A FUNNY MISTAKE. Paper Reports a Drunk* ardfl" Colony In America. Tbn Fact If That It It the Dnnkardi Who Ar« brganlzlnic -and They Are Neither Tlpplen Nor Drinker*. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PLANNED. for e .of ^Ft^ld Operfttlooft 18t)8-7 In' Approved. The plan of Seld operations of the geological : survey for the season of 1S06-97 hus been completed and approved by the acting secretary of the interior.. IJiye.. -geological pnrties will work throughout the summer in the j\e\v Eagland 'states and eastern. New York, five in the -Appalachian region, two in the cbast'plaiu from the laoutli : of the Hudson to. the Gulf of Mexico, five in. ^he, interior; or Mississippi region, four in the Eocky mountain region 'and, eight in the Pacific region., .The usual paleontological ( work will bo Continued. Special "attention will bo given to certain' fauna and flora in tho coal xeg-jons of the Appalachian and Eocky .mountains. Half the $50,000 appropriated jtqr..the hydrographic work :w!il be devoted, to the gauging of streams and determination of the water supply of all ports of the United States under -the direction of Expert Newell. The- .topographic work is materially changed. Lines of accurate levels will be run throughout the surveying areas, .-so that monuments may be established at .points averaging not more than six jiniles apart This is anew feature and .necessitates a change in the methods of .party, work. The snrvey of the lands ,of i: the Greek and Cherokee nations in .Indian territory will probably be com- -ple.ted by September 1,- and, then. there will remain only the area south of the Arkansas river. " ' '"'' numbers. There are about 1,700 of .each.- Nearly all the 457 atfultniarek\attende<J 'the council, which w,fi.s- held ,8,1 the agency proper ten days ago.. ..-.The fa- .mous.old chief, WaBhakip, whpi.ia.npw 97 years, old, but well,pi;cse^:»ed, con-' ducted the open council for A hi» f peo-. Tile, and I bad no diffllculty flnishing ancil in one dg'y^ ,The v .,price. upon was 96b,,6'pO,^to;..be paid in - The gross blunders about fhe,United States and its people, onae so common in even the best-informed English newspapers, are rarely met with nowadays. Once in awhile we hear something about the "state of Albany" and occasionally that the Indian savages threaten Chicago, but as a. rule English editors avoid serious errors, though they jsometimes make, laughable ones. Of this latter character is the following-, says the Chicago Times-Herald, which we clip from the last number of the Westminster Gazette. It certainly ought to have a startling effect wherever it is read: . A COLONY OF TI-PPLERS. One of the most curious colonies th,at have ever been established on the American continent Is, we learn from the London 'American, about to settle In North Dakota. It Is a colony of drunkards. Twenty- one drunkards and their families are about to move from Indiana to t*ke up their abode upon the virgin soil of North Dakota. They say they will establish a "model drunkard colony." Already they have purchased 2,000 acres of land, and each family will receive an allotment of about CO acres. The colony will be watched wttii much Interest It begins operations this month. Very likely all the colonists will want to start saloons, and then the question arises, who will be ready to till the toll? We fancy we can see John Bull elevnt- ing his eyebrows at this paragraph and exclaiming: "What a very remarkable people!" The joke, if there is one in this amusing mistake, is on our esteemed fellow citizeni, the Dunkards, who are neither tipplers nor drinkers, and look not upon the wine when it is red. A colony of Dunkards from Indiana have recently established themselves in North Dakota, a fact that was' stated a month or two ago. It was the misreading of this : piece of news by our English contemporary that made them out a "colony of tipplers.'" ' , They are, in fact, a religious sect of German origin and are nicknamed Dunkers or Tunkers—"dippers"—be- cause of their mode of baptism. They call themselves "The Brethren." LEADING LIBRARY, OF WORLD. She ,. five annual, installments.^ The'. IndianB .all signed the purchase irw ty^or'agree- m^it,.as- the departmr'nt'.np5y i: caps it, and the reservation ;s"now"a;.part of the public domain. . !,.'.,,',. ...,.;, , ., BlbYQliE MAD. And In, 1SD3 and In1857 there was no- uprising of the poor, no flourishing of; pitchforks, no threat of dyriaiuJte or; anarchy." The Republican -party stands foi" sound money' consisting of goldj sllvor • and .paper, all equal' and 'jnterctiange-'. able -and all ''in, pir^Moii. . To.'keep. thlB'money at 'home Ja^circulatibn the Republicans would .restore confidence in-business- circles, protect, 1 ; .diversify ilie thoiiMnas of 'Wle'incn fry%an.'opp^unlfty. ,to: earia^liie' .houest dollars now iyjing' idle,, instead of sending. it abroad io pay cheaper 1 laborers tb' make our. g'oods. .•while" our. laboring men go begging for work; ; and breni. • If PopnLst Bill Bryan;. was consist-, ent he would bolt .the Democratic ticket, for the very thing he,denounced land advised against was hungj'uppn'.him..'. A tall-piece wltK'* barreli^.^lcorpbratlon-r tot.and a NekHy Everybody Who Can R!d*»—Good ' •" OpenlnB for Amerlo»n Wheel*. „ . France has gone bicycle mad)'is'the deduction to be drawn from.-n'report received at the state depattincnt from •Walter T.^GrifDn, United~atates,cpm- mercial agent at limogeB.^Singe April, 1892, each bicyde is : taxed ^p:'francs ($1:93) a year,. and. ! the.'numbcr.,pf ma' chined in .use in the-'r^uihjic^can be accurately gouged, through the *-- — turria. 'In 1892.the.number.of-1 in France was 130,477," while-a,t;present there axe' 160,000. /The, ayerage;.is,-fpui!; machines to nearly, every il.OOO.perBpns,- If 'the feeble, the.aged, yojing children and the .majority .»f the woinen be. ex-; eluded from .the,calculation, the aver-,: age will : be one bicycle.to.everyrS.p per.-: sons able to.ride,, -'-...-v .-•-. ;.' •.•'•.;•••'••••! In -concluding his .report Mr..Griffln' .aoys,: "The^bicycles, : oJIerc<i:.lor sale. -on 'the French market : nre ,jnanufec> /tured in every land'; Franco..can .har,d-- 'ly?hfald her own in manufacturing these •> machines.: England supplies -Uiet.larg- : est;quantity ;of the foreign wheels^ a, 'f*ftaro, imported,,-fronr; Belgium and many from'.the United-jState*.;.. There; is'n'o reason:why the"high;rgra4e. ; Amer- ,h. bikes: should, inot -have a-larger. sale':'in. France W : the;>iiight means .were •u'sed'to introduce them.'.'..". ',;.-. ;•'..'; COUZINS IS WEARY. the -World DOM Xofc Wftnt 'to H« . ••-:• | i Beformed. ! '-The followingletter has been received •from iMisa.'Phoebo'Cbuzins in acknowl- ^edgment'of,.a contribution sent to her 'by'a St. Louis.wQinan, who admires her and I* grateful ( for her work' in the • cause; of woman suffrage: . .'- Los AriireleiJ; Cii., June 22.—Plefts* accept thla acknowledgment of your Incloiure of •flvo dollara from Mrs..O. E. F., whose kindly note touched iny heart deeply. It I hayo rendered :any :Bervlce ; to the cause of humanity which haa made the burden lesi grievous to bear to those who are not able' to voloo: their sorrows or to lift tha pressure from hetivT hearts, I am content with the- memOey thereof. But It seems to ma .that the moral of 'my case, as well as that of others whq have spent their lives In the ungracious work of reformation IB: "Don't waste your" energies 'In trying to reform 'the -world;,,ltdpcsn'fr.want to be.reformed, ..."Make for yourself the only safe harbor In time of troublevrth'e sweet security of a peaceful home—and let the world take care of Itself, for It will never take car&qf you. In time of/adverslty." ' ; .„„»:..,. •, .Thin may.Beem like treason,.but after tlio varied experiences through whlch-I havo' passed I am' forced to confess that It IB the summing up of both obacrvatlpn ,and experience, and "to..ray mind covers the Wide range-'of' 1 totality. Very sincerely 'youra,.' ,,-.; .,',•• Phoebe A. Couilni,'-." ' "Phoebe is not alone in hep estimate of'the world," said, a friend to whom the letter Was shown!. "Her letter repeat*; the ylews : and opinions of others, v?l had'a mission; a'nd found, too late, theivi 'COVERED WITH MUSTARD, . , Btantlnbpie 'ia ' ri ' gorge qppi"! sighK, , X ;gilding;is iinequaled by. •;iijg'in Europe,':' and f '.hangs ; ;a 'luperb. .y the ''200 !llghta: ' like thai- ol a veritable, »un';,:_ At.eac tie .four corners of can-. .. and tho .'throne-is a'-hu^* "ieatf covered; 'wltli,' redjvelvei aud lt ,havinjr-arni».aiid; .back-' 'oi&n'goW::' •/&!*? •?. r"^:^; ' Oraln Crop .In Soatbwoitern **•;'•"•"'• ;., ,.M«i.B*.> ; -F»Jliire.;.',.l., •: . • .rfji 'The'fanner, who has been taught to','fear thc : mustard plant, has a jiiist fear) as'-.will be confirmed by a view^,of ihe, .present condition'in-southwestern v lfin»-'' neBota;- ' The level proirice, where green,, fields, w.erft.iexpe.cted,- aro covered so : evenly iand.wideiy^with yellow blossom; that it;t,eems JmposElble that it can be.-- Wlid'lnustarU. This condition, is noticerii able .in northwest Iowa, in .Nobles ; Widv Bock'.counties,' Minnesota, and this yl-; oiiiity., ^"The flelds ot grain seem' to> txi> fejried jbeneath > overtowering grow.th* of^mustard. •Tic' : railway .tracks, wagon, ' roads and',barnyards are ;alike • covered: •*-'- "* is !; weed. ...Indeed,.;this partof th».i py'seems^tpvh'aye no rest from, ; tb«,' monotony of itB'muBtard growth.ifiuir-' taid haa :16ng had a strong hold in- thi»:' part of-the 1 .-states but the wet season 1*:: 'eyi.dently' .theicauaeuof.. twice the -usual- growth in :Bli/fleJds,of.srri(ill:grain; The* -plague :threateriV;'t<>:.virtnaily..ruln,tho More Hooka ClroalaCed In Chicago Ttum la Anr Other City. The report of tjje Chicago public li- .brary board for the fiscal year ended June; 1, just presented, makes a.very satisfactory showing. It is set forth that the number of books taken to homes from the library and. substations during the year,"1,173,586 volumes, is greater than in the case of any similar institution in the world. Manchester, England, is not a close second, with 975,944 volumes. .Boston, Mass., comes next with 847,321 volumes; Birmingham, England, being the fourth, with a record of 818,312. In the report, it is shown, the total number of volumes held by the library is 217,203. Accessions for. the year equaled 10,485. • ' The aggregate number of books, periodicals, etc., in use during the^year, including books of reference, was 2,542,244, an increase of 57,192 over the previous year.. The attendance at the central reading-room and at the substations was materially greater than for the preceding year. A great demand is noted for .additional reading-rooms throughput,the city, notably in those districts jo't. dense population where the poorer {people. • live.' Xack of fund* has pre- lyented extension to as great a degree as is desirable. For the rea?on that Isp'ace is limited, os well as money, com- jparatively.few volumes were purchased during the year. All this will be changed after January 1, when themove Will be made to the' new building on jthe- lake front More money will be "pyailable, while space will be ample. | A feature of the year just entered upon will be the establishment of additional substations, to contain .reading-rooms, and for the distribution of books. •',••'••" ; ,' KILLED BY REMORSE. ,. . • . ... tot •^'tatorj;mention of pin» to; to IM found in,^ English law pa«»ed In Indiana Man Flndi Belief fr»m Hli Sof: . ferloc In Death. • .George- Lncas, of .Walton, near Koko- inoi Ind., is dead of remorse and fear. His life.haa been a sad one, and death was'ho doubt welcomed as a relief. In 1S64 Mr. Lucas, who was an ardent and uncompromising -unionist,, killed two soldier boys that were home on a. f ur- jough, they, being..Byron and George Knigh t; sons - of a near neighbor. Some pne as a joke told Lucas that the Knight •boys had,deserted.and- were plotting, against the government... Lucas tried toi-'eompel. the Knights .to return to the . service,, and,in the flght that followed •be shot both of them fatally. When . matters were explained Lucas went raving mad, and-from that Lour he was D, mental wreckVand for 30 years has been n grCat'icare to him 'family.. To the" hour of h w death he. was-tortured by tia fear ihat ; .tb«. dead men's friends 'were «*«klng;hl»Hfe.. ' • • .' .'• ;.•'-- •_ . '•' habit of taking the rodent* in a. cage, to a'.near-by stream, placing the cage in; |.he watcri. "thus drowning them. • Be-;. :ently Mr. Bartlett was away, and, after, waiting until 31 o'clock and be not re- luming, tbe dog seized the cage in his : teeth, bore it to tbe stream and dropped :t in.' It was a ,big load for him, but he fot there on 1 iine. ' • ' • . METEORITE FALLS IN KANSAS. Weight Over *OO Pound* and Plowi Of tbe Uround • DUtanee of Twenty Feet. Effingham, a country to-»vn 12 miles west of Atehispn, Kan., hod a recent Visitation from a meteorite,wnich measured in length two feet, in width fromlf foot to a foot and a half and which "weighed about 250 pounds. It fell from a cloudless sky .about 11 o'clock . at flight, and its contact with the earth was accompanied by a loud report. Its course was from east to west, and ite passage over the city was observed by a number of people, as it left Jn its wake a luminous tail fully 500 yardg'in length. The meteorite itself was an intense • white ball, throwing out an occasional streak of red, but the tail varied 5n color from white to glaring red. It plowed up the ground alter it struck the earth a distance of 20 feet, and finaJ- Jy half buried itself in the ground. It was rough and jagged, except that part above the ground, and had the genera] appearance of an immense cinder. ' When/ the meteorite was discovered It was broken by n sledgehammer. A great many pebbles were found on the inside, firmly imbedded in a compact mass of what appeared to be iron ore. Some of the pebbles were -white and clear, but the majority were black and brown. .The pebbles hod the appearance of having been cooled off suddenly nfter being subjected to intense heat- Specimens of the meteorite will be sent to the state university at Lawrence. PRISONER IN DEPOSIT VAULT. Joker Bnnn at Hlrri Speed to Bare'• Womitn Be Hart Imperiled. Miss Eosa Caudil), daughter of, ex-. Senator W. J. Caudill, came near dying of suffocation in her father's deposit vault at Barboursville, Ey., the other day. Mr. Caudill is deputy Internal revenue collector for this district, and his daughter nets as his clerk. He left the office early to take a train out of the city. He left Miss Caudil). and her friend, .J. H Byerljv in the office. For amusement Mr. Byerly had the.young lady go in the vault and let •him close the door. When he did BO: the combination was unintentionally ';•] turned and the vault locked; It.was, „ then, train, time, the.station almost ji " mile away, and Mr: Caudill at the de»"-.." pot with the secret of the combination to the vault.' Mr. Byerly r»n j forhi» : life, and happily the train was reached . as it was leaving the station. The combination was secured end the .vault opened after the expiration of about 15: minutes. Mies Caudill was found to be unconscious, but under the care ot . physicians ia slowly recovering.. TUNNEL BENEATH A BANK. Bobber* Dig Over One Hundred Feet t« m IM» Ancclet (CmL) Vault The boldest attempt at bank robbery ever made on the Pacific coast haa just • come to light. The object of .the attack was the heavy s'.eel- vault of the . First national bank of Los Angeles, Cal., . • one of the largest financial institutions . of its kind in southern Californla,: and . to reach it the robbers dugr a tunnel $02 feet in length, runri-ag from a street'. adjoining 1 the First national, and thence- . under the cellars of three other banks. This tunnel had progtcssed'to a point directly beneath tho vault, when, tbe police authorities were apprised of ite existence. . ' ' When the scheme was discovered the burglars had begun, to remove the brick masonry supporting the steel vault The work is believed to have been done by a gang of at least five or six persons, but only one suspect James K. Stevens—has thus far been,arrested. . . = FLIGHT OF A FLASHING METEOR. Strike* the Earth with 'm Bluing Sound > ' . . and . Battles Window*. While Thomas Blchards, a resident of Gaskill street, Alliance; Ci, was standing on his porch during a heavy rainstorm; he was startled by » V right Hash an* . .a hissing pound. The next instant he-. felt a. concussion which shook the ground and rattled the windows of hh» dwelling. Richards nnme to the con» elusion that his home- had been visited by a meteor, and has been_hunf5ng- for • Jt ever since. The- other, afternoon he found a bole in the ground. within four- feet. of his house,' around which the';' ; ' tall grass had been burned.-'' Bichard*; dug down into the earth and" within ft ;: foot of the surface; rtruck his' meteor. •; . Jewo;Bartlet.t, of Gardiner, Me.; OWM » dog that;c«n be cltiiBed tmong Uie in' one*. and;. weighs.. iibbut nine ,ppund»^ It I*",;" very hard, blows from a. sledge hAminet;.^:-^ failing' to crack it. iocaJ JKientteti «my,f , . it is .mostly xneteoric iron: ." J" Dried Dock •• Food.. "-. One of the articles of food mbBtprUed!, 7 by the Chinese on the Pacific:coast;iiii dried duck.- An 1 American!ii.Con.tr*-. , Coeta county, pal., ho» »tarted"»dnck-| drying buiineet and haj a monopoly of | . the Chinese trade;'He buyi^hunawiia*-, ot ducks from huntert, fillt.thtm withj salt and hangs; theni.in,thejiuni;fopilx4 weeks. They ijecome-M hard M iwle-,f •;••leather or dried codfteh and are kept In-* , definitely. The Chine«e u«*d to Import} •;.;; their- driedduck from China, but now |. e i

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