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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, July 16, 1896
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Jolm Gray's CORNER. ,0n the following items: All kinds of warm weather dress ^ r^tods; all kinds of gauze underwear. ,*>r ladles, gents and children; all' Wu3s •f gold, silk and leather belts; all kinds rf laces and trimmings and all other kinds of goods. ireatest Discovery or the 19th Century. Dr.Teagne'i Meilicuteil Air For tne Cure ol Catarrh, A»thin» and all Pnlmonsrj Disease*. It has no equal tot aick and Nervous Huid- icber 1.000.000 people Sle annual y from the a£ve 5»n><* disease.. suOer and die, Medicated Alt Is l Drnn Co., Richmond, Ind., u. »• *• It l> the best remedy on earth for La •fltpe. It will give Immediate relief Vi will effect a cure where all other •••dies fall. •eld by. B. P. Seeding. I.KROEQER & STRAIN Undertakers fcEmbalmers. 610 BROADWAY. DAILY JOURNAL most .enlightened, nations of the enrthY' —Republican platform 1 : • • •••We dem,and the free.and unlimited coinage of both gold and silver at tlie present legal ratio of 1C to 1; without waiting "for the ..aid. or .consent of nuy other nation. . We demand that the standard silver dollar shall be. a full legal tender, equally with gold, for all debw, public and private, and we fay-: 'or such legislation as,will prevent the, demonetization of any kind of lepal tender money by private contract-Democratic platform. PHAROS "HISTORY." The Phiiros says the MeKlnley law- was not a revenue 'producer but does not explain the presence at the close ot each year's business during Its effect, of revenue surpluses over running! ex- pcn*ce as follows: 1SOO,. W<W>-*' In 1801. $20,838,3*1. ' In 1802 with threat* ot Democratic free trade legislation the stagnation was such that healthy business was not carried on as u«ual- The receipts still, however, exceeded disbursements by $0,OW,-I53, and iu the next year, just before the WlNou-Gonnan Wight was realized in nil its force, and when the shaking fear of Its passage had paralyzed business nnd caused a disastrous panic, tue surplus produced by the Mclvlnlcy law 'was still $2,341,074, but the Pharos savs that Republican protection only protected and produced inadequate revenue.' How does the Pharos accouu for the lowering of the National debt dnvluK tlie yean of MeKlnlcylsA from $000,522,500, to ?5S5,020,3302 If there IN i CUBAf -y ;. :•• ,". . .'• , '•''. Letter from Owen Milton, tbe Amer*. loan Captured on Competitor. . | • ai^t-"-- - ' 'canal; ancl til'ie Mediterranean'to trie ropeau ports, and thence across the At- lantic'to'Xcw York and home to Brooklyn. . . •• Highestof all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't-Report. rubll>hed every day In the week (except Monday) by the Logangport Journal Company. ~.. President. . Vice B. BOYER .............. » ...... Treasurer rrle« per Annum TTlie per Month Official Paper of City ond County. tEntered a« second-clais mftlVmatter at the Loganspo'rt Post Office, February 8. THURSDAY. JULY 16, 1806. REPUBLICAN TICKET. For Prenident. WILLIAM McKINlEV JB. of Ohio. For Vlce-Preililent, OABBETT A. HOBABT of New Jer»«y. For Governor, JAMES A. MOUNT of Montgomery county For lieutenant Governor, •W 8. HAOOABD of Tlppecanoe County. For Secretary of SUto, WIM-IAM D. OWEJJ of Ca.. County. .For Auditor of State, . AH£KICVS V. DAItKY of Boone county. For Treannrer of State, _ TBED J. SCH01/ of Vanderterg county. For Attorney General, WTI.I.JAlrf'A.KETCHAMofMarloneonnty IPorBeporter-of Supreme Court, OHAB1ES F.BKMY of BftTtholomew ^Superintendentof Pnollo In.traetlon. D M GETTING of Han-toon county For State Statlstlcan, S. 3. THOMPSON of Shelby «<«">«*• For Judge, of the Appellate Court, FlrttDi»trlot, WOODFOBD BOBINSON of Glbnon county v Second District, Vf E.HENlEITofBushto'nnty. Thlnl Dlntrlct, • D TV. COMSTOCK of Wayne county Fourth Dlntrlct, JAMES B. B1ACK, of Marlon county. Fifth District, TJ. Z. TVIU3V of Benton county. Elector* at large, >B. G. THAVEB, CHAS.F. JONES. FOB~CONGBE8S, OKOBGE TV. STEK1E, For Joint Beprf»nUtlve, •WI1XIAMT. WILSON of Ca>» county. For B.pre.entative-CHAJtI.ES B. 1ON«- Jo^Mecutor-CHABlES E. HA1E. ForClerk-JOSEPHG.GBACE. For Trea-nrer-BEN JAMIN F.KF.ESLING For Siierln--!. A. ADAWS. > For Surveyor—A. B. DODP For Coroner-BB. J. A. DOWNEY. , For A..e.wr-J09EPH BABB. ForCommluloner, First Dlntrict-JOHI? OEBBABD. ...» For CommLKloner, Third Dl.trlct- .. ABBAUAM SHIDELEB. tTywVi*-»"*jwv) • — -i • was no revenue raised by 'the measure,! bv what mighty magic was this., accomplished and the annual interest burden retraced by ?10,000,000. In 1S94 came the Gorman-Wilson law, Thwinjr the months before Its passage 'withy revenue surpluses;were rolled up for the MeKlnley law, though It was not nearly so effective with a. designing executive department and a hostile Con- cress to deaden It. The Ineffectual apol- ogv sanctioned 1»- the. Democratic nor-, ty.'aml still supported as the tariff plan, of that organization went into effect, and an overwhelming deficit In revenue, amounting to $09,803,200, resulted. This is the correct amount and the.Pharos, tries to deceive its select circle of readers Into the belief that this deficiency^ was due to the MeKlnley law. It. was Jn every way a Democratic shortage, like the .¥42,000,000 ofvthe,,ttext year, and- the ?26,000,«K>..one-of'-thj-.tocal, year Just closed. '•''.'. Y' '."*•,' . The Pharos .might let Its circle know; why •.•the National debt has grown-to-. $710 &2.0CO, since'the''Democratic law 1 was placed on the books,,with the add-; lns to the-lntcrest of ?U,000,000. : . The Pharos may.say that the fact that the income tax clause.was not accord-; Ing to the constltutloiTand wa«--rubSed. out by the supremesepurt,- had some-- Bow the Spanish General Tried to Intlml- . date Him—Would Give HU Rl««u 1 ...- Arm for a Bight oJ HU ^ .1 .'/; Country'* JFU*. ••""' j ,'' f-fy'A. New York, Hejrtld-special from Key - Vl-'est, Fla,, -sttysfi There -was a ,sensa- '•tiohal scenei : ' iii'Hihe Ofiba'liaa fortress, Havana,' on ,.fune 23$in -Vhici Owen Hilton, the American captured on the Competitor, and Gen. Olivera, governor of the .prison,'were principals. Gen. Olivera had received an anonymous letter from Key .Wfeat for Hilton qontain- ing ten dollars pud had summoned the prisoner to ills .office. Describing- what happened, Miftetf, in a letter to a friend here,'-snys: "Gen..Olivera showed the letter and money and said Consul-General Lee wanted to know Uie.nume of the writer. ~^j.refused to disclose the writer's nam(j{ and .Gen. Olivern. threatened to- run his sword through me. Again he demanded the writer's name. I told Olivera I would furnish it to Gen. I;ee in person. „,,.,, "The Spaniejrd; saw that I bad penetrated his purpos^ and stormed in a terrible manner, swinging- his sword about my head. Finally he ordered me back to the prison, 1 telling the guard not to let me escape. Olivera used J^ee's name without authority, and I have learned he has tried to trap other prisoners in a gimilte manner." Milton says nifw prisoners are being- thrust into tlie Cabanqs daily. Almost every new prisoner has a story of alleged Spanish atrocities to relate. Ciprian Perez, one of the late arrivals, tells of an alleged, massacre-near Guann •POSTAL GAINS. in Swelling the •L mi uueycu iiiuaam-i *-"*-•"- ~ ~—— •Any. Spanish guerillas, the prisoner " s, raided, an estate near that-pfaco Ibii Juno 20, burning buildings and WJjhoo'ting Jose Gonzaler, Scrafin Ca- Vnvajn, Pedro Hanero, Jose Castro, Juaii -fclonzalez, Meregito Perez and Julian Castanedn. Perez also reports-that two women were killed. . • Milton Eays.he fears be will never live to return .home. "I would'give," he says, "one-of my'arms for a, sight St the United States flag." , ^ ANOTHER/ DARJJSIQ. TRIP. ; :Cfcpt. Frleibiel : '«lirU Arorind the World ,-::-. . : • \ai-tf Small Sailing Craft. -•i'Capt. "Adolf Fritrtzrii'^vell knowri a» one:-of the. most daring, aeaincn on this ?ide.-of 'th : e .Atla-ntic dcenn,' has just Vtarted to make an all-arOuhd-tic-globc vdyago- io-"a cockle 'shell.: The captain' • COMPARE THEM. "The Republican party Is unrofcrved- ly for souiid money. It caused the enactment of the law providing for the resumption of specie payments In 187.0; elnce then every dollar has been as good as gold. "JEe arc unalterably opposed to every measure calculates to debase our cur- repcy or impair the credit of our country. We are therefore opposed to the free coinage of silver except by International agreement with- the leading ..commercial nations of. the world, which .we pledge ourselves.to promote, and.un- tll then such gold standard .must be pre• •erred. , 1 "All our silver and paper currency must be maintained; at parity with gold, and we favor nil measures designed to maintain Inviolably the obligations of th* United States and all our money, whether coin or paper, at the present standard, the standard of. the thing to do with If.' The rwell .mocraits luipw-t.ba.fcrWe'-.i'iiciBme - : ta* measure was not intende* to st.ond. •' Tt was known to b,e,^:vlolatiorj.:^,l|e constitution. ; It had been 80.,fouhd yea-rs- : befOTe?" The' Deinbcraflb toobtae tax measure was,ai,camp'al«:n.measure, no more no -less.-; ; K 'waershamcles^ 4tii Its dishonesty, asking the people to be' llcve that -It was meant to. opprc«»tbe wealthy.' The/Democrats kn.ew toatrto, such law eould'Uve In Ameflen t * The prominent Democrat long ago denounced the law as ; a rldlculone scheme'vnnd David B. Hill, at Chicago said that lie was amazed that his party, committed Itself to. such, a destructive fallacy against which Tllden had ..always stood, .. '''...;.-. -^ ,-: 'CLAIMS DO Nor 1 -DOVETAIL.- t One slivcriite:wants' josWfcc for'sllv^r. Justice means a return to the price paid, for bullion In'lSTS. A fellow sllverl-no- asks for more and cheaper money. Both- ends are to come about through .f tec.' coinage. How do the pixjposltlons dove-, tail? •.Wilth-sUvor at a premium miners sell'bnrs-ln the'premium market. :• W.h.q-' wouM'seM for one dollar to the govqrn- onent? The boosting'of sliver .to. ; .a promlum to the mafkot, which would, follow,-sliverltes say, the adoption, of a free coinage system, would fall, ntter- 'ly to ad* a dollar to tne' circulation. How, then; Is the mam who wai«s more dollars in'circulation, "to; :be" benefited, ,lf tlie .promises of the .silver' advocates, are kept? There': will; .be no dollaw coined from American' buUton M ,the; whlte metal te raised above par, ..ana,! yet If free coinage falls to so raise., _ ^ product of the mountains, the' argih meats go for nothing. , ; - . :;Eaa i already made onf.'trip across the Atlantic Jii 'his open sail boat, the Nina. '•' -The 'new 'craft^is -of cypress, oak and ^red. •cedaV;' 'and;is? 28 feet long, with a '^teri"-foo't''-benin; -"A'pr the'/miterrai is of. tlie best, quality -that money could buy; •ajiafth'c .tiny .craf t'is' also furnished with a'-do'uule set of sails and-'-tf complete butflt'.pjr books; charts and other nau- "ti'cal'apparatus. .;,..•.,. •;'.'.. ... . ' -The start was made on July 4th from New York citf, and the captain intends' going via. fhe'rnino'is'canal down )ije 'Mississippi, river to. New Orleans, : theuce across the 'Mexican sea ti>'A«5 ; pinwall,,by rail Bcross.the.Isthmus-of Panaina, t,hence:nprth .along the Pacific coast ,ti»:,Sajl''Prancifico.; thence west- ,;v»ritthn)TigF^tbe! Pacific ocean to ?on' ; blnltt ; an"d ihe-.8amoau ; islaiv'da,'.to r,ew ZeaJandi,.'to., the prJ.ncipBl Tpbrts.of Aus "-' an' to China, tli . . tralia; thence td"-' Japan;' to China, tlie PWllippinc' islanijB., to:!Singapore and thC.East India -p(>rta; itlience 'through the Indian owa», tUe^Pea sea . CHICAGO'S Bc»t» All Other Cltlca Revcnno on Chicag-o again leads nil the cities in 'the United States in the go in in. postal revenue.' ''A ; sta-tbmont hfls ,be£U prepared at the department showing that in tlie last fiscal year the reccipts^of the Chiqago office amounted to $3,072,518. This suiri is $C,V2,200 in excess of the receipts for the previous fiscal year. In no other post office in 'the United Stctes is; the gain EO great. -The New York office in a close .second, with a ga.i" of $543,314. : The fiscal year of the post of- : ftce. department e'ndfi on March 31. It is estimated -that-ithe receipts of the Chicago office:up,.to July 1 will show a still further, increase, making the sum nearly $750,000 more thnn last year. Postmaster Hesing, o.f Chicago, has recently applied for authority to establish n large numberof-aaditonal postal sub- otations in.that city. The splendid-showing in receipts of- the office induce* the postal authorities to grant almost any reasonable..rc<iuest made by Mr. ITfisinpf, but it is not decided yet whether the stations will be authorized. BEQUEATHS AhTARM TO SCIENCE Bllllardlit ire. Willing That tb« Becirrt of HU 8ir»n«th Be Learned. Frank Ives, champion billiard player of the world, can'strike ft-ball with.* cue harder'th'aii any other man in the world. Corbettf, Fitzsimmons, Sandow and other athletes and strongmen have competed with him and he has not been beaten yet. One quick, sharp blow with the leather tip of his cue, and.the ball flies around the table, striking e-jeven cushions. With "Wizard' Schnefer nnd Eugene Carter he entered Into a test of "strength," so to speak, and the ball he hit traveled three feet nine inches more than Garter's, Ives woiphs 145 pounds, Schaefer abopt ten porinds less, while Carter tips the beam nt over 200 pounds, and is strong in pro- P °Fitnsiir,mons,.'>yho strikes a Mow like u -horse's kick, can bareJy touch nine cushJona; while : Gorbett, whose blow« arb.equally,.unpleasnnt, cannot strike more than.eight •. There is no trick in Ivea' method of hitting the'bail. He has consulted em.- nent physicians on the subject, but they rive him .little satisfaction, .except to say'th'at'his profession hos led to too development, of muscles which prize fighters aind- strong men do not use. As'Ives cannot settle the question to hla own setisfKction, he lias taken steps to enlighten others after his death. Lee Harrison,: his .confidential Wend, has been -intrusted with the' billtordlsts will. ' After disposing of his property, which Is said to be worth fully $300,- OOOJshe wills.that.his right arm be sev- ered''from;, his vbody and sent to his physician for dissection. The real secret "he thinks, will then be discovered. The rest of his body he desires: to hajrfi cremated^ • ...... " A strang«Tdeath came suddenly upon Mrs. Jfargaret-E. Stoe, of Lancaster, Pa.,'recently. She was awakened, jy tho.cVjing ofher child, who was in a cradii-mt the...8ide of her bed..bhe reached,-for the babe, and her head be- In'ir.lowtr' than ,her body, there was a .violent rush -of blood, which caused a clot to fo*m.cn..hcr heart, producing m-. stant death/-..Her husband was at market at the time and Mrs. Stoe's body was discovered by her ll'-year-old daughter. Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE THE AMEEICAN NAVY. Only a Small Part of the Vessels to Be Kept In Commission. Other* to lie Retired to Reduce Eipeniel —Admiral Beard«l«j, Commander In Chief of 1'actflo Station, to Be Relieved In Augut. .A New York Sun special from Washington says: An order has been issued by the secretary of the navy which indi- catesthat the president no longer apprehends trouble over either the Venezuelan or Cuban questions, and that he regards it as not necessary to maintain in active service and ready for immediate action the entire available fighting strength of the navy. He has therefore directed that c. board be appointed to designate what vessels can be retired without inconvenience to the department or interference with the usual demands of the sen-ice in foreign waters. The disintegration of the fleet on the home-station, and probably that on 'the- Pacific coast, will not begin until the late summer. The plan, is to retire one battleship as fast as another is ready for commission, and to keep but few of the monitors in service.' .The Indiana will be the first ship whose commander will haul down his flag and will probably go out of commission, in August when "Fighting Bob Evans' " time expires and the Massachusetts joins Admiral Bunce's fleet. The Ampbitritc will also give way to the Puritan nt New York, and possibly the New York may go out before the close of the year, as well as one or two other of the largest cruisers, j The idea ia to make a thorough test of each'new ship as she is added to the navy, and then to select those most expensive to maintain and least efficient for cruising purposes, and lay them up in fresh water, probably at League Island, to prevent the growth of barnacles. The board will fix the force of men. to be maintained on these ships. The purpose is to have a, sufficient force to get up steam at short intervals and to work the machinery to insure that the skip I New York Pet Hanc> HlmieU When B«moved from Sweetheart. Frahko, Glen Island's educated monkey, committed suicide at New York city the other day. The monkey, it is .claimed, deliberately hanged himself, and back of the sad affair is n. story of unrequited love. In the some cage with Franko was » female monkey to .whom he paid marked attention. If a visitor threw a peanut into the cage, and any other monkey got it, a fight would result, and in the end Franko bore the nut off and presented it to his charmer. He would bang by his tail and chatter to her for hours and pwform more funny antics for her especial benefit than all of the rest of the monkeys combined. Two days ago Franko was transferred to another cage, and ait once became a changed monkey. He moped in a corner and showed unmistakable signs of his displeasure. Keeper Walter Bannister, who has made monkeys the study of his life, divined the cause of the little, fellow's displeasure, and ordered him returned to his old quarters. The change was to have been made the next day. Had Franko known it the sad tragedy would probably have been averted. When one of the attendants made hia rounds shortly, after breakfast he discovered Franko hanging by the neck from a rope over one of the bars of hjs cage. Ho was cut down, but was too far gone to be revived. As the sunrise gun was fired from the military headquarters at \Villets point across the sound he opened his eyes a moment, then died in. his keeper's arms. SALVATION ARMY PLANS. Territorial Commander* to Be Ch«n»»*— Corpi of Women Re«cuer«. ", The council of the Salvation Army leaders is at an end, and the officers in charge of the various districts throughout the. country are preparing to return to their headquarters. Hut tbe return will only be u temporary one. It is the purpose of those in charge of the army in this country, in accordance with the regular the machinery to insure that tne snip i colmtry> in accordance with the regular shall be in readiness for service at short j custom of lhe ]ea dcrs of the army, to notice.. . j change the territorial leaders. Some of A New-York Times special from. Washington, says: One of. the most MILL TOBACGO. agreeable sea billets is that of com- mander-in-ehief of the Pacific station, where Admiral Beardsley is on-duty. The admiral's two years' tour of duty on the station will have expired in August and he has asked for another year's duty in command of the fleet. This is likely to be refused, owing to the large number of officers who are anxious for sea duty and who are entitled .to some such command by virtue of their rank and service ashore. An officer of the grade of commodore who.is detailed, to such duty has the temporary rank" of rear admiral, enjoys the luxury of a flagship and has certain •distinctions which naturally attach to the office. Among those .who want the place are. Commodore J. A. Howell, of the League- Island navy ; yard, and Commodore. George' Dcwey. "Both are well known and capabl.e" officers. Howell is especially anxious' for sea duty. He has been on shore for some time, having been, in command of the Washington navy yard previous to his detail.to Phil- adciphia. He ;was formerly in charge of the ordnance shops in New York city, liewey was formerly chief of the bureau of equipment, where he • succeeded Schley, the Arctic navigator. He is at present the head of the board of .in r 'Bpection. . _ While Howell ia the senior of Dewey, the latter has not been to seasince 1888. Howell completed his last cruise in I390. TAKES OFFENSE AND~RESIGNS. )tfr«. Y«rdl«y No Ix>A«er President of the Daughter! of tb« Revolution. The General Society of the Daughters of the Revolution is without a head. It has just leaked out that Mrs. Charles K. Yardley, the former president, resigned, her office' at a special meeting held on Monday afternoon to New York cijy. The resignation was the result of - VALUABLEPICtUR Is there a workingman who has to secure full value, one hundred cetote;;. for every dollar he received for his la-" bor? What, then, is his trouble? .IsjJ-t;. in the kind of dollar he receives? Surol-y,- ,not, for he can exchange It for one.; hundred .cents or Its 'equivalent.'.-. Republicans Insist that there should be no. change In the purchasing power, of,the dollar. The fault te not. in the dollar,, but In the Democratic 'conditions that make work scarce and wages ~ The dollar Is good. Give the wol man a chance *o honestly .earn It. , John R, McLean will.:.conduct. 1 ',the; new stiver orgaivjthe.Chicago .Enquirer,-. The Chicago Chronicle man wl'lV>uot_ take to the prairie, but .-will ponr'.hot; shot Info We party .Just as usual. xaoor r J«»»P. ... . Artioletr POCKET KHIW8, RAZORS, tQnAKStMV Hollow Groond. POCKET BOOKS, iooomtiR»P««no. £XCEUEMT WATCHE8 '$: i - - - •• • -these officer* have been in charge of the territory where they are now located for five or six years; and it is thought advisable that their posts be changed. The changes will be made within' four or five -weeks. The commander had personal talks with all ot the territorial commanders, and the changes will be made as soon as possible. • Another innovation in the. army, which is to be established soon, is the organization of the corps of women res- cures, with headquarters at rescue homes. These homes will be for -the help of fallen women, and in connection 'with them will be ambulances, the women in charge of which will collect food and clothing and take patients to the homes. _ . THEIR HONEYMOON AWHEEL. Bridal Conpl» Start on an Extended Tool on » "Bicycle BoUt lor Two." Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lamson, of Aurora, 111., have broken away from convention- nl forms and are celebrating their honeymoon in a decidedly unique manner. Mr. and Mrs. Lamson were married the other night at the home of the bride e parents, and the next morning mounted • a "bicycle built for two" nnd started on tfceir wedding tour. They have securely fastened inside the frame ol their wheel, which by tie way te a gentleman's tandem, two carriers with a capacity sufficiently large to contain necessary changes' of clothing and other supplies. The bride's to*™*? dress, or bloomers rather, is oi bottle green, trimmed with gold bnud to match the enameling on the wheel, while the groom wears the conventional pepper and salt cycling outfit. They Passed through' Chicago in the afternoon on their wny to South Bead, Ind., where they intended to spend the night. Their destination, is Niagara Falls, witb Mr. e , a possible extension to Montreal t and Mrs. Lamson ex r their-wheel,. •»*«^/<^^i6ai^:ifea!***;:: after July i, I8»7. Ol TilC uuuomm.*w**« — <ions in the general society which do not agree. One favors the amalgamation of the society?with the Daughters of the American Revolution aud the other wishes to restrict membership to those who are not direct descendant* of , revolutionarystock. . Mrs. Yardley favored the union and acted as an ex-officio member of the committee on revision. She was unable to attend tbe meeting held to consider the committee's report, and considerable criticism arose from the fact that Bhe had presided over the committee. Mrs Yardley was hurt because her ideas -were- ignored and a-different constitution from the one she had assisted in revising .was presented to the meeting by three of the'members of the committee. She considered this a direct affront and •handed in her resignation as the result. Folionoo* Serpent*. A great many people fall into the er- 'ror of considering that all or nearly all of the different species of *nake*, aro poisonous. The very latest estima.te, Inade by the naturalists is that there, are 6.57 varieties of them on the globe., Of .that number 490, or over '«""• fhl " 3a of the whole, arc as harmless U-Tea was tot brought to tW« ' In 1719, a ocMrfawnM>t-«»Mj |n the! summer of thatyew about September!. SHOWER OF HAY. 8ti»n(te Phenomenon *h.t Sorprtae* B«i- IdenU of • Jermey Town. A shower of hay, out of n cloudless slty was the phenomenon witnessed by the citizens of South Elizabeth, N. J., the other afternoon, says the St, Louis Globe-Democrat. It waa exactly ^ minutes to three o'clock when the hay fall began. Those.who received it imagined it came from adjacent field*, although there was no wind blowing at the time. Soon tbe entire village \ras out of doors watching the strange .sight. A few minutes after the fall began th« hay was coming 'down so thlcK>s to malce it difficult to see across .the Street. It continued in Uiis.manner for ten min- .utes, then gradually ceased, leaving » layer of hay that in some places^was. several inches deep. Recovering from ( their astonishment tbe'citizens started ( to gather the crop unexpectedly «hw-. ered upon them. One. men,gatbe«d;».,- bundle bit 3fliO pounds., All sorts of vat- niises a : readvanc«d:a«'to tlie cau«e of this peculiar shower. It i* p««umed-.».- that during the cyclone that swept over-'; a.portioh of the stateon:Sund«y ahay|: stick waa carried off, and. after whlri-t Ing through the air, finally dropped on*. South Elizabeth; . _.. .

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