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March 30, 1895

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 2

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Saturday, March 30, 1895
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psplF^^ JOHN NEWTON.WILLIAMS. Eminent Inventor of the Williams Typewriter Owes Strength and Healifi to Paine's Celery Compound. 5ilf^-^'^ 1 ^^^-^-V'-~~' : ^^ ;: ^~-"^;3~^--^.Z~-—-^sJvvlVm < £&e~-~ZZZZ*-i-=. ^X-"--^-- •Xr- ~~- ^~— -i^OO^t 1 VSSSv IP 'OvW 1 The old-time vielocary inventor . has given place to tho practical, hard, professional Invontor of to^ The successful Invontor mils' now Bo a business man as well as n man of |£, mechanical ideas. Tho high tension of the nervous ays* jfetem, often kopt up for months, makes H-trameadous drafts on ibo honkh of „,.,,..__..j busy brain workers. Many suc- II ••Climb to nervous prostration whan they »'':ieem just on tho point of surmounting Of all tho countless recent useful Yentlona none has passed through so H'Bi»ny or so rapid a course of Improve as the typewriter. Today the perfec;ed machine Is undoubted' ly the Wllllame Typewriter, which [:•; represents u vast amount of cumulative Invention. ...•'- John Newton Williams, its Inventor. ! : :WM bora In 18J5, in Brooklyn, N.Y. • ,Be ipent his early manhood on the WMtern frontier. Subseqaently he ?»ettled la Kentucky, where be became EVERYBODY IS SUPERSTITIOUS. known as one of tho most successful stock breeders In the state. But It la as an inventor that he baa won bis national reputation, Ssyeru.1 most useful and important inventions wore made by him before he produced the Williams typewriter, a roacbloe that probably excels all others in tbe most important features Mr. Williams, speaking of the labor expended in bringing tho 'tnacblno that bears his name to its present perfection, says: "Some four years ago, when engaged in experimental work on the Williams'. I was putting in about 16 hours per day of hard work and worry, and came near breaking down. Al» thOHgfh very particular and regular in my habits and careful about my eating, my stomach troubled me. It was difficult to digest and assimu'ate my food, my stomach acting in sympathy with an over-worked brain. A friend had sent some Palne'a celery compound to one of my business associates, and knowing him personally, acd seeing what it did for him, I thought I would try it. I commenced taking it before meals, and it «.t once stimulated my appetite and aided digestion. I took two bottles and was much benefited. "Again two years later I was troubled with cervousness and indl gestion, and again took Paine's celery compound with great benefit. My wife, after her long illness last sum mer, and severe nervoua prostration and some trouble from indigestion concluded to try Paine's celery com pound, a few weeks ago, and she i§ now taking it with steady improve, ment. Several of my friends have taken it on my recommendation, and are now practical believers In Its great reetorative powers. I have found the celery compound a tonio and restorative that I could lean upon with confidence in time of trouble." Paine's celery compound makes people wel ! As a spring remedy it is unsurpassed. it-Point AT.CIKX! by » l-osilnvlllp Second-Hand Dpiilor Who llni Observed. a;. "I. don't believe there is a man living 1 .. without his pot superstition," 5Tcmnrkcd a second-hand furniture deal- tho Louisville Courier-Journal, constantly have pcoplo who sell J|TM articles of household use, and coroo foi after a few weeks—sometimes only ?days—and try to buy them back again, tho explanation that they had Sfhad bad luck,' ever since the sale was vjnadc and never would have good luck - until the bargain was undone, woman who Itnd sold us her grand- ijnothcr's clock fairly wept because it e before she tonic! buy it again, idea is not confined to uucclu- b'cated or ignorant people, by any means. t this very time I know a Louisville alncss man of {rreat culture and re- icment who is vigorously pursuing an liJcHvoodfin desk which he owned many years 11,^0—:v desk on- wh ich he made au iorinous amount of money by a few Incky strokes of his pen. The desk " from hand to hand and out of possession; he is now earnestly eng 1 to trace it and purchase it, ieving.that recent business reverses id hard times will flee a\vay If he can mil}'..stretch his legs once more under t same old desk." -v : ,' _ Haviug no congress on his hanns Ino more bonds worth lit) to sell at .. Cleveland can now give an- jftber demonstration of his genius as a Shunter.—N. Y. \Vodd fDem.' 1 . "• —February, 1866, is referred to by astronomers as "the month without a full moon." January and March of that year had each two full moons, while the intermediate month did not have one. Says a writer in an astronomical journal referring to this fact: "Do you realize what a rare thing in nature it was'.' It has not happened before since the beginning of the Christian era, or probably since the creation of the world: It will not occur again, according to the computations of the astronomer royal of England, for—how long do you 'think? Not until after 2,500,000 years from 1S60!" Fraellc. He—Woman is decidedly the weaker vessel. She—ISut I notice man is the one who is always couiplnining aboiit being broke.—Detroit Xcws. EXPECTANT MOTHERS. That our wonderful remedy "MOTHERS FRLKKO," wWoh io»kK> child-Eirth «UY najr b« vlcttln th» r «rh of all we hnvo reduced tbe Sice to <»•«• !>•"« per boctlo. Beware Ot (nad*, wuntortclts and »ubiUtuto». TAKE NOTHING BUT ..... MOTHERS FRIEND. . BOLD BY ALL BKUWlttT*. Write for book "TOMOTHERS" *DrIMJ>JlJM i*. AtU.M. a*. A riklr's Injcnulty. Enormous business has been dono lately at French fairs by a man who professed to sell a rat powder that was perfectly harmless and that struck rats dead on the spot. In order to convince the skeptical, the man, first of all, powdered a slice of bread with the stuff, and ate a piece of it himsc-U. Then he put the remainder under a glass case, in which a rat was kept in captivity. The rat went to cat the bread and instantly fell dead. At five pence a box the powder went off like hot rolls, and the lucky proprietor of the specific was in a fair way to make a fortune. But the police, who in France ; are very active in protecting the people from fraud, looked into the matter and found that the powder was nothing but ordinary su"-ar. They also discovered. that the case was connected with a powerful electric battery, and the moment the rat touched the bread the current was turned on. and it was thus his death was brought about. The man was arrested at the fair of Albi, and he has been sentenced to fifteen days' imprisonment. The alligator never leaves iresn. water, while the crocodile freqnentljr. travels long distances by sea. It has beta seen one thousand miles from land, and it is possible that these sea-going crocodiles have given rise to sea-serpent stories. ___j- : EACH cow should be kept in her regular stall, fed regularly and milked rejrularly. WOOD PULP MOSAIC; A Roorinf Smltl to be Miperior to Stone to >'oir Jtl»do of Paper. In the latest reports of the local Industrial Union, mention is mads of a process claimed to be entirely new, for manufacturing floor mosaics from wood pulp, an innovation which is expected to produce important results. It i* claimed that this process is distinguished from the known processes of manufacturing sectional or mosaic floors, by reason of the fact that sections made according to it are not liable to any change of temperature, and are not like stone, but similar to •wood in all essential qualities. The process is as follows: Small particles of wood, such as sawdust, wood flour, fine shavings, etc., nre soaked in a mixture of shellac and alcohol, so that the pores of the wood are penetrated and thoroughly dried. A cement, consisting of fresh cheese whey (curd) and slacked lime, is then prepared. The cement is thinned with water and then mixed thoroughly with the already dry wood particles in such a way that the consistency of the mass is uniform. Particular care is taken to render the cement as thin as possible, so that it will distribute itself easily and uniformly, and inclose each particle of wood as perfectly as the shellac solution. The mixture thus produced is allowed to iry until it is inoist—not throughly dry, as before, for in the latter case the curd would lose its cohesive power. The moist pulp is then put into heated mosaic- molds, of the desired shape and size, and, in these forms, placed under the press. As a result of the heat, the shellac softens, regaining its adhesive powers, and the curd cement hardens rapidly, so that both of the substances, the sheUac as well as the cement, unite under the pressure so perfectly with tho wood particles that the wood mass resulting may, within a few minutes, be taken out of the molds without losing the form received. After the cooling process and complete hardening these mosaics, it is claimed, are far less susceptible to any change of temperature or moisture than any natural wood. It is absolutely necessary that the use of every other ingredient, especially if of an oily or fatty character, should be avoided in this process, as otherwise the close union of the shellac with the curd cement would be retarded or even prevented. Wood pulp for the manufacture of vari-colored mosaics is prepared in the following manner: The particles of different varieties of wood are put through the process separately, so that the natural color of the wood itself is brought into prominence. Dyes, dissolved in alcohol, are mixed with the shellac solution before the wood particles are coated. The wood particles are first colored with dyes, dissolved in water, and allowed to dry well before the coating with the shellac solution. For simple floors it suffices to manufacture mosaics of different colors, changing thorn at pleasure so as to form a variety of patterns. The manufacture of pattern or fancy wood mosaics is proceeded with as follows: Pattern molds, of the required design (divided into fields and figures), are fitted into the plain mold; each section of the design is filled with the wood pulp, dyed as before described, and thu pattern mold removed, after which the whole, thus freely outlined, is subjected, to heat and pressure, as before mentioned, the result being perfect vari-colored fancy mosaic. This wood mosaic, in spite, of its hardness and resisting qualities, still retains all the essential properties of wood, being thus particularly well adapted for use as floor covers in living rooms and similar purposes.—^. Y. .Engineer. ^'Cleveland's friends are defending him ag-ainst the open insinuation that he has profited by the secret contract with the clique of money-lenders. The president may be misjudged, but many a man is doing time in state prison who was convicted upon much less convincing evidence than can be brought against the administration.— Sun Francisco Chronicle- KNOWLEDGE Brings comfort and improvement and »nds to personal enjoyment -when dghtly used, Tbe many, who live bet- tertian others and enjoy life mor 0; witb less expenditure, 1-7 more promptly adapting the world's best products to she needs of physical being, will attest the value to health of the pure liquid laxative principles embraced in tof remedy, Syrup ot Figs. Its excellence is due to its presenting in the forrc most acceptable and pleasant to the taste, the refreshing and truly beneficial properties of a perfect la^.- itive; effectually cleansing the system, dispelling colds, headaches and fevers &nd permanently caring constipation, ft has given satisfaccion to millions and met Tith. *he approval ot the medical profession, because it acts on the Kidneys, Liver and Bowels without wear snmg them and it is perfectly free from every objectionable substance. Syrup of Figs is for sale by au drng- «sta infoc and $1 bottles, but it i» manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Co. only, whose name is printed on every package, also the name, Syvup of Figs, and teing well informed/you will no*, accept any gubctitute Howie* 1 - esa _ here i* no soap in the world that Stands so high in the opinion of thoughtful women as SANTA ClAUS SOAP washing clothes or doing housework, it can't be equalled. Try it. Sold everywhere. Made only by The N. K. Falrbank Company, - Chicago. For EDISLE WORMS OF SAMOA, Ono of the Kt'inurkaltlo TAblo Di'lioaclfiB of the Natives. The Sarooan Islands, or rather the waters surrounding^ them, .ire the natural habitat of the palolo, an edible worm, which is reckoned by the writers on food curiosities as being one of the most remarkable table delicacies that ever tickled the palate of an epicure. The palolo is a many-jointed creature, about live to eight inches in length, and is found in a variety of colors, but generally in yellow, blue or green. The worm is of about the diameter of a common darning- needle, and is, as far as the writer knows, found only in the waters bordering the islands of the South Pacific. It is not the matter of color, length and nativity alone, however, that, makes the palolo an oddity, nor even in the fact that it is used as an article of food, but more especially because its motions are controlled by the moon. There is only one da3 T —or rather one morning 1 —during 1 the entire year that the Samoans can catch the palolo, and that on the first day of the last of the November moon. Very early on the morning 1 of the "palolo day" the waters of all South Pacific islands are alive with boats filled with natives armed with short-handed scoop nets, aud even before it is light enough to see plainly they are continually crying ''Palolo, palolo!" and using their instruments of capture with wonderful "dexterity. Even the women and children work in gathering the anilnal crop, the harvest being 1 of such short duration, those which are unprovided with nets using baskets, sieves, pieces of thin cloth— in fact, anything that will strain out the worms and let the water pass through. All work with tremendoxis energy, for each fully realizes that the appearance of the .sunabove the waters will be the signal for the palolo to disappear as if by magic. As we said in the opening, this queer, wiggly creature is regarded as a delicate article of food, but that fact alone would not entitle it to credible mention among the world's wonders, The mystery of its appearance for only a few hours on one certain morning of the 3'ear, and the fact that that morning invariably corresponds to a certain phase of the moon, and its magical disappearance at the moment of sunrise, were Darwin's reasons for speaking of the palolo as "the oddest creature of all creation. 1 '—Chicago Imcr Ocean. Woman-it KMlirnation. The coo], calm resignation of women was Illustrated during the recent severe earthquake which shocked the City of Mexico, A correspondent of the Boston Uerald, writing from that city, tells the story of how women accept the inevitable: "Some Mexican lady friends were at church, praying for the rest of us, up in the northern part of the city, when, as they relate to me, they felt faint, and all at once heard the roof crack and saw mortar falling all around them, while the great cliande- liers swung back and forth as in a steamer in a storm. I asked them why they did not get up and run, but they replied simply: 'We just shut our eyes, commended our souls to our Maker, and went on with our prayers for the city full of people!'" Swept by n Cyclone. Of approbation to ttic pinnacle o£ popularity BostenerV Stonmcti Bitters bas acquired a commanding position, whifb Has occasionally made It abri at and shining mark for knaves, »bo seek tofo it upon the community spurious compound' In the guucakin to tVat «t the article. These arc mostly local bitters or tonics of crfat im- porltT, and. of course, devoid o! medical (•Cl.xicy. Beware of tlivm and get the fionulne BlUers.a real remedy for maiarlo, rheumatism, malnila, rheu matlsm. kidney trouble, dyspepsia, nervousness constipation and blllooHl fs. Physicians Of eminence everjwbere cororoeDd the grentfnv!;;- orant, both for Its reme Is! prop-riles and its parity. A wineglass tine* a day will soon bring vigor and regularity to a disordered and en ferbled system. ^^^_^ Large Profits Await Investors! From •which all may learn how to Speculate with assurance of success. Mailed free ou application to any address. Bare opronut nies fxist on Wall ft Jor the Dlscrett Speculator, ana this little pamphlet Tell- how to take advantage of iHem. OnrP,inipDleu»nd Dally Market Letter contain full info*, tuatla about the Market lor Stocks Bonds. «raln, Piovlslons. and Cott- n. We buj and sell for is-so, or ou a 3 to 5 p»r ceni n argin. COMMISSION, MC PEBCENT. Write ax and. Learn. HiRbest BefeWDC*. fEstahliihed 1888.) (Incorporeal 1892.). Consolidated Stock! Produce Co SO New, and 52 Broad St., -New Tort GRECIAN ENTERPRISE. Why Uic Fruit of Athena ,I« AIir»y« Too Croon to l^at. It is the way of travelers to complain of the food llu-v are obliged to c:it in foreign countries. Whether it is an American in ICiiropo, or a European in America, tho result is much the same. \Ve like the things to which we are accustomed. When lidmond About was in Greece, he carried matters so far as to object to eating green peaches. JTe was in the bu/.ynr :it Athens, says the | Youth's Companion. I "Wouldn't it bo possible to got some . ripe ponchos?" ho asked the vender. "1 think not,"answered the Athenian. "But pray tell me why?" "We have no good roads. If the farmers .should try to bring ripe fruit to market on mule-hack, it would arrive in the shape of marmalade." •'But at Corfu, also, the peaches were green, and they have good roads, and bring the fruit to town in wagons." "Ah, well," said t/he man, "there is another reason. The farmers have no money, and they have creditors. They can't wait for fruit to get ripe." There, says About, you have a fair example of the state of Grecian agriculture. ' ' A French gardener, being at Smyrna, noticed that the Greeks had almost no vegetables in their gardens—tomatoes everywhere, and scarcely anything else. "Why don't you raise other things?" he asked. "Asparagus, now. Your soil is just right. You would make a fine thing of it. I will furnish you with seeds." "How soon should we get crops?" "In four years at the longest." "Four years! Are you crar.y? Do you suppose we would spend money to get something back in four years? Wo should be bankrupt twenty times over." —Somcooay xiaa aonc samecnnig to provoke the scorn and contumely of Mr. !>., and he was ranting about it in the silliest manner. "By George!" he exclaimed, "I'd like to be the fool-killer for a ye:ir or so." "0, no, Hiram," protested Mrs. 8., "you don't want to bo placed in a, position where you would have to commit suicide. 1 '— Uemorest s. —The Cape Verde islands Have a com hired area about equal to that of Khod« Island. . IJnuriuus Are you aware that the use of purging teas are Injurious—they dilute the stomach Guide, Impair digestion, do not move the secretions or bile—physicians Eever use them. The best cathartic Is a good pill—but you must get reliable onea. Hloebart's are the beat—only one for a doio. pleasant In action. Sold by B. F. Kseellng and Keyavone drug store. Children Cry for Pitcher's If you feel dull and have no appe- title take Rinehart's Liver Pitts, one ft doee. Sold by B. F. Keealing and Keystone drug store. Children Cry for Pitoher's Castoria. >\tolV» Signal*. Pale lips, flushed cheeke—nature's signal for worms in children—'.bat the mother may see the danger and provide the remedy. The only known and thorough cure is Rioebart's Worm Lozenges—they remove all kinds of worms and tbe worm ce<jt. Pleasant to take, need no cathartic and are a safe and certain cure. Sold by B. F. KeesJing and Keystone drug ttore. rheo Brtr ««• **. w» gvn h«r Outntfe Tim *« •*** » Chfld. «bs cried for Cosarfch n*o *ta> oecuoe Hi™. «t» ctang to Casurifc. /ten mM Had Chlktrga, Uw J»T»UK«B < If your child ia weak and sickly, glre Rlnehart's Worm Lozengei. Sold by B. F. Ke«iliogr »nd Keystone drug itore. Children Cry for Pitcher's Ca*to? l-:

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