Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on July 25, 1896 · Page 4
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 4

Logansport, Indiana
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Saturday, July 25, 1896
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Iota Gray's CORNER. On new full goods. Wh-lle many merchants are stuck on uuscasousiblo p:ood* and are uslns every means possible ro put tlic-m onto their customers, Joliu Gray c-onu-s to the close of the season In grand slKipe sirnl Is nble to take rul- vantime of the very low Eastern markets for cash and jrlve.s his c clean now fresh frood.* away below carried over stock. r Si-Come and see the difference. DAILY JOURNAL In PROTEC- ohl of evei V dollar at nil 'times In the .markets and In payment of debt, and .we de-' mnnd that all paper currency shall -bo kept at par with ana redeemable , such coin. WE MUST THIS POLICY AS NECESSAKY FOR THE TION OF THE FARMERS AND LABORING CLASSES, THE FIRST AND MOST DEFENSELESS UC- TIMS OF UNSTABLE MONEY AND A ' FLUCTUATING _CURRENCX.- Douiocralicplnlfomi, PERSONAL. H. 'kenkle wn's licre nal Company. C W GRAVES Secretary T* ' BOYER Treasurer — ' J4.80 fMce per Annum 4Q Price per Month • Official Paper of City and County. (Entered as second-claas mall-matter at the Logansporr Post Ofllee. February 8. IBS. SILVKll AS A STANDARD. 'IVlkT. Duboirf, Mantle, Hiu'lnuin WiNou, Sha froth. Stevenson, U Hung Clmi" AVun LimX. Hop Siuj!,,Goni'.rt- K.y. Dhi* Y:inui«!itka. and lesser'light*, 1,,lii with mine owner Stewart, Bouau/.a \VoKritt, Allwli Ike, Simon Leiircc, Salaried Sllvi'i-lto Bryan. Throe Fronfied TUhnan and Kebvllious AltReld In tlicit; 1'rom IlUUt- visi:lnu' h:s par- worship of the plan to its vifrhtfu-l money." They want position tt never tkir Ihe to 'restore silver ns standard silver plaerd in a held In Amertcn. They United Suite? shall oC sold. line with REPUBLICAN TICKET. For 1'roslilBiit. WILLIAM Mc-KlM-EY Jit. of Ohio. For Vli-B-rrwlileiit. GAKKKTT A. HO1IAKT of New Jewey. I'or Governor, JAMES A . MOUNT of Montgomery com.ty 1'orUcutvniiiit Governor, W S. HAGGAHB cf Tl,.|-«^no« County. For $c«ret»ry or State. WII-I.I VM 1). OWKN of Caw County. i'or \Hilllov of State, A C.DA1LKV of Boon, county. I-orTl-canurerofMiitc. . SCHOL/ of V,.naerber B county. 1-or Attorney Ceueml. M A.KKTCHAM ,,fM»rIon county For Importer of Supremo Court, nH i AHI is F KKM Y of ll.irtholou.ew jJ^pSna-tof Pub.lc instruction, DM GKETIXG of UHrrlnon county J-or State StatlnticaH, S J THOMPSON or Shelby county. For Juclue- of the Appellate Court, Flrnt District, WOODFOKI)KOm>-SO>-ofGll>*o« county =i:y Second District, •W E. JHEM.EY »( Biwh county. Third District, . D W COMSTOCK or Wayne county Fourth DUtrlct, j JAMKS H. BLACK, of Marlon county.. Fifth District, IT Z WILEY of Menton county. Klectorn at Lar K e, IB G.THAYEK,CHAS.r.JON-bS. FOR COXGKESS, GKOBOE IV. STEELE, For Joint Representative, WILLIAM T. WILSOXQf Cas» county. silver Into the place .n, ( . v UwWtlr.it wo *lialUtCP'.«cK. not forward: downward, not upward; into India, Cnlmi, .Tnpsin,. Portugal, ILily. n °t of and leading .such, powers as France. Austria, and EHR- shiill nobnob im the market i Ho Himlu, the Greaser, the Cooley and exHumse "standard, lialf- worth'v dolbu*" for the rupee which w fll ll,. ' !W valuable, .Instead of squarely., meetitag the {Trent nations on an trade foot lug as has been Ions sustained ambition. W. from AY. A. Jouw caii'.'.e button yesterday. jlr. ,T. M. Touoy i; outs in the Eastern!. Eil ToJjiilinsuji.pf (ias City has taken a posi t.iic:u: a.t'Jlopl Cen I er. Chris. A. Walker was hero yusierday from LiU'ii.voito, oil' business. Mrs. W. B. Kennedy of dtic-ago is the .-uu<t of friends In the city. " Jlr. aaiid Mr*. -I- B - Ru.nkle (it. Royal Center aw visit-ins in Illinois, "will CiUtfOnheiaii nM'lHMi'Hl from Iloch- e<tur yesteuJiiy on his wliecJ. 'ciMi'rliw ^-usev is vIsltiiiK at Wlua- in.-ic aind will be gone a week. Jlontk-ello J on null: Miss Gertie Woods Jij vi.sitiiw hopuisport friends. Jlrs. rWtniiiu of Chicago is the guest of Mr. and Mr.*. Albert Allen, in the city. C. II. Wnldc-u is liere from St. Louis for a visit with hi* brotlici-s, of Ihe shoe store. •• '-„•• Miss Ella!-Allen lnw returned after a loup visit at Kirtlaml. O'liio. with relative, f -'I The Very"Bei. M. E. Csunpioii lias re- niniod from a three week? visit in Hie East. .,,,,1; wo with tlu> America's For Beprewntatlve ClI AKI-ES B. LONG- E. HALE. A railroad man h-is a job. K:ieh month lie draws lixeil pay. He has enough to live on. A stlverite asks him to vote for Bryan and free silver. Will he do it? Listen to the railroader! -My salary is paid In dollars. "Today good dollars. ••I can live. "Bryan awl cheap silver dollars mean Mint Iclra.w the same number of dollars pay day, but each will be worth only r>3 cents. ••My family can not survive the cut, -I w'iU work for McKinley. "It is life and happiness for me; for; my children. "Jly salary would -not he doubled. "My bosses must pay thrtr bonded de.bt with sold. •They cannot raise freight rates, '•The' stlverltes would howl if Uie ft cent passenger tare was raised. ••How can I support free silver?" : How can he, Indeed? ; Mr. and'Mrs- .Tohn Cox are ontertain- tafi Mr.'arfl.Mi's. George Gordon of RnssiavHJe.'v , J- Ha.ny Frank, ""Jr., returned from Hiwtin'jiton yesterday after a business 1 DAISY DORUAN IS DEFIANT. Young Runaway Clings to Her Aged Betrayer—Mrs. Scott ; Forgiving. Several hundreds of people at Waterloo waited without the court oC justice whim the Rev. Guo. E. Scott was placed IK tin: bar for a pri-limJujiry hearing on tlie charge of aWiictioii aud immorality No iiejiioutitmtions were made, though one arrest was made nccossary by a dis- ordeplj- demcuit in. the ihroiifr. The fullowjiiK lector, written by Miss Daisy .porJnu to her father, while she was .held..here,, explains the situation, so fai'iis.'iicr.suiad is concerned. ••Dear;Papa: I suppose it is you who hns qausea'oii'f arrest, IhinkiiiK that you wlH .do. something with Sir. Scott. Tt: will do 110,4:001.1. 1 wi" n'-'vor appear aga-inst him and will swear in. court or anywhere, else that he iievor asked me to go.a wax with him. I he beginning, to do what dons. He.never asked me to do wrong aud told .me 'what would come of it. There is-no use In ivy ing to make a baby of me ril'twear in court: or out of it. I We loved him ton thousand tinws bet-tor tlia.li life and would die before I would go or do anything against him. He knows np.tlihig a'bout. what I havf writfoii..' What 1 write I write of my own accord. It comes from my heart, do everything I have said I DAISY D." Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE JAPAN'S NEW WAR SHIPS Report That Tbey Are to Be Built In This Country Denied. the Con- looming 1 up •.vhom lots insisted from wo havo trip to Uiiat town. and Mrs. Tom Jackson, are Here I.ii tlie manifesto of the prodteals Is the following: Senator for ShnrHr-1. A, ADAKS. Tor Surrey or-A.lt. Do "° For Coroner-BK. J. A. DOWNJ.X. •to»A«e«or-JOSKPHBAKB. »orCom.nl».lon e r, Flwt Dl.trlct-JOHN S?"^*™i«"»»-'. Tuir<l Dl " trlct " ABRAHAM SH'IDKLKB. COMPARE THEM. "The Republican party Is unreservedly for sound money. It caused the enactment of the law providing for the resumption of specie payments In 1879; since then every dollar has been as good •a gold. "We are unalterably opposed to every measure calculated to debase our currency 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 until then such gold standard must be preserved.' "All our silver and paper currency must be maintained at parity with gold, and we favor all measures de- •Igned to maintain Inviolably the obligations of the United States and all our money, whether coin or paper, at the present standard, the standard of the most enlightened nations o£ the earth." —Republican platform. "We demand the free and unlimited coinage of both gold and silver at the present legal ratio of 1C to 1, without waiting i'or the aid or consent of any other nation. We demand that the standard silver dollar shall be a full legal tender, equally with gold, for all debts, public ai>5 private, and'we favor such legislation as will prevent the demonetization of any kind of legal tender money by private eontraet.-Demo- jratlc platform. We demand free and unl'linUed coinage of silver and gold at the present legal ratio of. 1C to l.-Popullst platform, 1892. , , We hold to the use of both gold and silver as the. standard. money of the country, and to the coinage of both gold • and Oliver, without discriminating against either metal or charge for mintage, but tlie dollar unit of coinage of both metals rnunt be of equal Intrinsic and exchangeable value or be adjusted through international agreement or by •uch safeguards of legislation as shall Insure the maintenance of the parity of She two metalfl and the equal po-wer "That the condition of the country if not satisfactory all 'admit. The pro.-- ducers of wealth are uot receiving fair and proper com.pensa.tiou for their labor whether in field, factory, or mine; enterprise has ceased; mines.are constancy declining; lalror -Is unemployed, discontent and distress prevail to an extent never before known in the History oC this country, and no reason can be found for such au unhappy condition save In a vicious monetary system." Yet this system prevailed la 1SOQ-02, when unexampled prosperity was the ruler Does the word trnde-bnlanca have no significance to the Senators? H shore nothing suggestive ia the story; told by a revenue deficit of $137,500,000. in three years? ./ .Teffcrson said in speaklng"of the fix- Ing of tlie ratio between gold and silver La" 1702. "It is important for us that we look closely into this question, acting with reference to the plan adopted by the leading nations of-tlie world." It will be noticed that Jefferson did not teach that America could cut loose from the earth. Bryan and Tillman are tlie latter day substitutes for Hamilton and Jefferson as Democratic teachers. from Chicago 1'ojM visit with, the i'amil.v of W. \V. Wilson". Jlrs Frank Hcrard and son, o£ Tn- pekii, Kansas, are visiting Mrs. Goo.' TInjrue of t'liis city. Mrs. W. H, Snyder find children of- Chicago are spending a few weeks with' relatives at Walton. The Rev. F.'Sl'. Huckleberry was at fireeneburg yesterday to act at the tun-; oral of an old friend. «?-un Smith of Clinton towiwhlp hsis/ returned 'after a: snort trip through the. western part of the State. R. T. ro'well,' : w'lM 'lias been attotfdlng Hie Battle Ground ca,mp .meeting,, reports a (heavy attendance. . , Wa'bash Plaindealcr: JIiw. H. Mi Jjlller and sou, Earl, returned .rwm-I,o- gnnsport Wednesday evening. ..,-. Jlrs. Guard:.of' Coiniersvllle has re-turned to her -home .after a visit with Jlrs, H. C. Cvlsmond of this c'.;y. • •' Fniukfort-TIiiiies: Miss Maggie Laii- nwioC I»jKinsi)brt,'arflve<l yesterday to vJslit Her sitftei',. Jlre.' P. M. Duffy. [ The Rev: H: A. Perclvnl or tlie Broadway Prtsbytcriau cliureh -will leave -.next Monday-for Colorado, to'remain ;aurins August, .. ,,,"'. : Mrs. Mosus Baructt of Fletchers-lakn •has left for.a visit wLvh Now York rela- ,,tiv«s. She was accomiwnlcd by Mrs., Jennie Hniitley. .-.'•' ' Mir. and Mrs. Gewge'Laewers o£ Chicago are spending-a few days as the guests of the 1'amMytff.T. ,T. Schmidt; Jj;. of RoyaJ Center.^'".' •••"Hon. S. Ei','Meholson will visit, here Sunday froiirKbkwttio, aud will make the address Sunxlny night at the union T moan. will. . - ... Scott's pre-Hmimiry examination win be" taken up. this morning at n o'clock. 'Che reckless divine is defiant. He is in Jail as he cannot furnish the JT..OO bond .'reciuired. • He will not see His wife. The wronKOd woman will not prosecute her partner for his crimes. Twenty-two of Lojcanspnrt Masons attended "ii banquet pivon byjthat fraternity at Younsj America. •nlRht. Visitors from Thursday Delphi, Galvcs- a.nd Camden ton, Wheeling Waltom were also in attendance. The ue S ree of Master Mason was conferred upon two candidate's. , Field day exercises will be held at Jlichaers'imiversity August 14. Rnn- jilnw races, bicycle races, jumping kic^- m* pole'.vaulting and various other field', day sports wlH bo en gaped In. " MJcliael's' 1 university base ball team will,-so to.Mctea next week to cross bats with't'he learn at that place. iuy clifid-pr boy suit in the house at half" prlce^Harty Frank's" closinp out sale. Boru t-o Mr. aud Mrs. Thomas wick of the Westside, a baby. Save $3 and $5 on a suit a ier sale.— Harry Frank. Gcorpe Jamison Is sick. It Is not at all probable that the next House will have a majority favorable to the free coinage of silver at a ratio of 1C to 1.' When it becomes n demonstrat- • ed fact that there Is no danger of this country adoptlng'the silver standard in conducting the business of- the country, prosperity will come again and/.wltji lower taxes' on the necessaries of'life.- every kind of business will boom again. —Piiaros editorial, March 12, 'Ofi. .'• Every child has played store and useil "play-like" money. To hear men of sober years' talking of the government "playlng-llke" fifty-three cents worth of silver is worth cxue hundred cents, and' : by that making it so, would be amus'-. in- but men and not clijldrcn are to be' services at the Broadway The Rev.'T.'S! Fi-eumau or tue Ninth street Ghrietlan. thurch, went to Rein, ingtan yestea-day,-to address -the 'Fountain Park Assembly, now in session there. •.•'.•• • Kewanua Herald: MaDle Hunnesliag- cn of Bnice Lake \s visiting relatives at Ft Wayne, Fern', a.nd Ixjpansp'ort: ;•;. Mrs. C.'B. Carlton: visited: her parent.} at 'Logausporf Tuesday. - • " v. 1 ; w'inamac Democrat 'Journali"Mrs: ; .Tj M. Himley was in Ix>jiansport Friday '.. .W. G. Corbln 'is in LoRansport tak- iiig Ju.stmct.lon'-In cutting, from P. T. Hooley, the Logansport tnilor. • '• Mr and Mrs.'.E."N.- Hart will leave this- morning for a 'vifilf with the rela 7 " t ,|y CS of Mrs. 1 tHart -la Illinois. They wlill be nceouiiifiiled by 'Master Charles Gallagher, aiid-'wlll bo, gone -sevoraj weeks. :•• ;..••• Peru Cha-onicle: Ed Steley and wlfl 1 went to Logawporf oiv'the •m'orninji: train... .Mhw 'Mamie"' Saxon 'went' to Logajispoit" ittiils-'-'morn Ing to visit Mends .Tdlm'McCarthy was at Logansport yesterday visiting 'friends Mr. Rlcnard'liogcrs of Win-.rmac, a delegate to the'Sf. touts Populist'con- vention, and a Wr.Tlsht out "mlddle-oE- thc-rondcr," was' lii The city yesterday on his way'homo. He'said the Demo cratlc BryanUcs''ruled everytliing bill the Texas de-lega'tlon.- '"•• TRAVELS OF A BULLET. .M,,»d .-Boole, Bat Jumped Two Bllto " •nil Wounded ft BI»n. •••• R H. Campbell, of the Madras civil corps, tells .of an incident which came ndrf'WB offldnl notice as magistrate f 'Hosn'ri; Madras, says the New York Reorder A European was bunting ' „,**«*. on a hillside when he got a hot ,,with. his Martini-Henry carbine. The result..of. the shot taught him a css on abou^.the dangers of long-range InVvallev: 1,500 yards away, beyond wo rather high hilli and a little pond u - native, was .standing- with his head bowed .and hands clasped behind b« ack The bullet broke the wrist of his mud • In the investigation that fol- owcd-'the'courBe of the bullet was raced Accurately. In firing at the ante- tbe buVlet had hit a stone on the UIls ,do' and gone bounding over• B na over •tbes'flrst hill. At the next hill an- ,^er ptace where the bullet struck was Jund Here the bullet, leaped up into he alr^mp"* P er P en *' lcu ! llrl 5i', 1 ?',, when it carae down in the rice field It Tit the' man's wrist, broke the bone ouVa'pish in hi8 body and thendropped TO th£grotmd. a spent ball. The most 1tt ngerou3 bullet, save the one 11. a ao- called i^n'trloadcd gun, is the one thnt goes ricocheting- _througb^nir. .' v i ;.,. . NORWEG|AN_THRIFT. , C1K.H in nomeopathlc Dot»» ••"» BATC the Endi. An'English traveler in Norway say«: bad read that the Xorwcffion c.hil-, dren were eiceeditiffly fond of sweets, and owing to the heavy to* on tv&x. have few opportunities of eating them. <.._.T u^^hfa nmmd in Bergen, and thi.-* Brltlib Ship Unlld«r« Secnre troct. by L»vl«h U«o of Money and Scorei of Aeent» Sent to Japan* A New York Times special from Washington says: The report from San Francisco that accredited agents o* ihe Japanese ministry arc in thu United States prepared to make contracts for the building of several battle ships is denied at the state department, where the intentions of the Japanese government, so far as the rehabilitation of its navy is concerned, are well understood. While it is known thnt Japan purposes at once contracting for a number of high-class battle ships, it is also well known that these vessels will be constructed on the Clyde and not, in the United States. Since the beginning of the late war between Japa.n and China. British ship builders have anticipated these additions to Japan's navy and have made their plans accordingly. Moreover, a number of the younger of- ficersin the Japanese navy have received their technical training in Great Britain, and these men art strong partisans of the country where their education was acquired. Their.influence has been exerted in favor of British ship builders from the start, and their influence is said to be very powerful. While the two Treat ship building firms of this ooun- try—the' Cramps, of Philadelphia, and the Union iron works, of San Francisco —have been represented in Japan for only weeks at a time by a single agent cash, their British rivals have sent scores of representatives toTokiowell supplied with money and instructions to entertain lavishly. These men have been kept continually upon the ground, and their efforts have been supplemented by the younger class of Japanese officers who were graduated from English training schools, mid who have aided their British friends through the social nnd official influence which many of them are able to exert. Advices received from Tokio at the nnvy department state that only two cruisers will be built in this country, one by the Cramps nnd the other by the Union iron works. These, it is believed, will be vessels of the Olympia class, which the Japanese government seems to favor. SEWALL'S SHIPPING BUSINESS. Great IndMtry Built Up by tlio Vlce- Fratldentlal Candidate. Sewall & Co., the Maine ship-building firm of which the democratic nominee for vice president is the senior member, is interested solely in the building and operation of sailing vessels. The fleet is composed of 13 ships, from 2;600 to 3,500 tons each. this year. Of t!.c CO -to v, 11U111 — -vere assigned, two have fainted by the wayside, us it were, and in two or three other cases a little more care- and muscle would have produced bettor results. As a whole, however. the experiment this -year hns tx*n a jccided success, and the result is en- irclv satisfactory to those who have akc'n the deepest interest in the \vorlti SHOOTING WILDCATS. Which Sportameo at Patch- [udulce In the Sport. York Sun told recently about some cats which had been liber- Method • oijae The New auouv wjmv ^i*..-* -^ - i j ute.1 and had gone wjld on an island. i'hcre is a similar colony on an island ihree miles off Patshogue, L. I. When Patchogue cats get Wo numerous, the- kiitens, instead of hems? drowned or dropped on the ne.ghbors <l'oor steps, as in ordinary country towns, .we taken out to the intond ami liberated. They find there plenty t> eat—birds washed ashore, as well as Mi aud mussels, while there is fresh water a-plenty for their needs. Now when a 1'alchoguc man gets hissport- ir~ blood up he takes a boat and goes wildcat hunting. He lakes a pretty viable fish iwth him. or. maybe, a large bird-a hen or duck or gull, say- or a sheep's bead or a chunk of mca.. He starts after supper JP the su.nmer time, and arrives at the island about Mindown. Then be proceeds to gather driftwood, and by dark he hns a pretty sizable flrc blazing. He looks to Ins 1,- "••luge or ]0-srau?c dock gun. and loads r t with double Bs. Then he hangs up the bird. head, meat, or fish so close to ihe fire that it siz»les and burns. anJ sends forth an odor most appetizing J> wildcat.. This done, he goes away about seven rods from the fire and sits down behind the brush and waits. Prcttv soon he hears a ycowl away down wind. By and by he sees a shadow approaching. The killing of ,he wildcat isn't mueb.< It come sout Into the opening and goes toward tha fire, whereupon the watcher shoots it dead. _ ABLY. OF LYING the Art of 8o«- dealt with. The.Pliarofi man rant* about some-' tiling over" $200,000,000 lying 'idle I'D tlie vaults. Does -the • newly-seasoned Populist Ben suppose the people don'^t know Hurt there are outstanding busi-. ness-traaisnctlng, i-cdeemable, good as gold notes out for those ROlu coins that, lie dramatically raves about? . The thin money : party, in session at St. Louis »day, will not likely fuse harmoniously with the cheap money party. There are signs of trouble. •,,. .; MIL1TARY' ; -BAND CONCERT. The band- concert n't. the park la-? night wns' well attended. The Military band never plnyed better music nm each selection, wris enthusiastically ap pliiudcd. Tlie-eventos was Just'a Jittl cool to be plo'as'nnt -without n wrap, bu it did not deter ninny' from' enjoying th concert. The cornet wlo by Ed John son. and the 'bnr'i'fone'solo by Charley Smith were especially well received. Thomas Courtney\and Elmer Wak oner,' cx-wWsfclrnmpions of the-'West side,' would like'to' piny a sertes- ~ames with the''.-present champions John E. Barnes' and Pi D- Smith, a» they think th'eyare In. good-shape:to. i cover their lost laurels, -It "Is prObabl that a series of sanies will be arfange In the near future. ' ope jillsldo' So I boughfa pound in Berge help "The whoje lamiiy =«.-"•—.7 - •• themselves.: and, with deep B»t.tud« , ....j 4», n iT. fnrfSi. come up to u.s. deplete* p» aepictea. uu .we" •" ' • . shake hands' with both the doctor aiiJ and the.twa.sons, the never before smoked such a thing. The thrift of the-.Norwegie.ns is shown in Jhe^tVenrtnient ol these cigars by the youths. ' They smoke for five minutes, then carefully ertingnish the burning •end.«d.-pl»«'«« clgar-awoy in . .cornerof. the house, ; »Xhene X t,moniing I se another fiVe^inutes- smo l«rt f or over a taken in homeopathic d/Me« at in twvl. of about two hoar* ^Finally •the, end. areicntvup aod usfcfl in grancHa- .tber'g pipe.". '•*)•••'•'''• gwallow »n<J the Flf. :•'•'• A" tingle swallow, according to an authority, can devour 6,000 flies jnjiday.__ Four of them are worth $150,000 each, while the others are worth $75,000 each. Besides these the company has six large schooners. The ships carry freight between J.ew York. San Francisco' and European ports, and also run to China, Japan and the Sandwich islands. Eight of the vessels have just arrived with cargoes of sugar from Honolulu and two more dxe on the way. These 13 vessels carry !n the course of a year millions o! dollars' worth of freight. When the firm started in business there were several other shipbuilders in Bath, but they gradually disappeared for one reason and another. The Sewalls hod the capital and pluck to continue, even against great odoV They have not built any vessels during the lost two years, because of low freights nnd general business depression, but it is thexr intention to resume work shortly. The plant at Bath was built a few yews ago at a cost of $100,000 and is one' of t/he most extensive in the world. In busy times hundreds of men ore employed. A STRANGE SCENE. L»mb II SMTlfleed »od Then Eaten t» • Paliover Vrnlt. A realistic observance of the feast ol the passover was held at a colored carnp- meeting near l)unbar, Pa., the other day Persons present represented Moses and Aaron, and the priesthood were dressed in 'their royal apparel. Rev. K. E. Brown opened the services by reading several chapters, of the Epistle of John. A lamb, which had been tied to a tree,, was led to the altar and slain by Eev. Mr. Brown. A white pigeon woe dipped in the lamb's blood and then set free. The lamb was roasted and the eating of the passover occurred. After this {he lamb's bones were burned. In the center of the grove a large wheel waa erected. It was turned by 16 burly negroes representing Christian faith in olden times. Alter this the washing of feet occurred. • Born •*'•!> Unhappy Moment. The lost two conventions have 'wrought distress lor at least two-pur- sons at English, Ind., who hod the additional misfortune of having been born shortly before-those events. Elmer Graydon, an enthusiastic republican, inflicted his newly-born son with the euphonious name of Abraham Lincoln Olyeses Grant William McKinley. But John Vaughn, a democrat, not to be ont- SECRET Short Dlnnertatloo tfpon ceufnl Mendacity. In treating this svibjact it should b* clearly understood that it is not my intention to speak ol the man who lie. to benefit himself, nr the one who lies maliciously. The other grand division of this great genus., whose talent is along the line of poetic and picturesque, is by far the most interesting. A aar, savs the Louisiana Commercial, can never lie so well unless he thinks you believe him. Whenever he becomes convinced that you are swallowing everr word he says, he throws Ins whole soul into it, and lies with aTi his might. Sew scenes and conditions, rise rapidly in his fertile brain, one aft*r another, and his active tongue sets them fortb 'in glowing words.' ' Kow, there is nothing more entertaining than n good, well-told lie-one that does not draw too largely on the supernatural. In nine cases out ol ten there is as much entertainment in listening to a good lie ns we are led toxm- der*ta.nd there is in telling one. So a eood liar at his best is really a. sort ol a mutual benefit arrangement, furnishing entertainment for both himself and his fellow men. He olso runs the ris« of getting caught, which to most ol the fabricators ol the first class U disagreeable. The best liars never build on airy nothingness. Far better results ore obtained by taking a subject and enlargingon it. In this way the im- airinatioii can act with more freedom than wl.«n it has t/> hold the original lie in sight ell the.time. It PORTABLE DWELLINGS. !• Sow Qolte the Proper Thine to Ttfce Yonr Home and Uo Home. Portable houses are made of almost any size and for a great variety of uses. There are portable dwelling houses and portable boaihouses, and portable barracks,, and portable clubhouses, lawn pavillions, engineers' contractors' and other offices: bathing houses, hospital*. and so on. There have lately been made two-story portable bouses. A two- story portable house of 10 rooms costs $1,K>0. A house of one room, 8x11, wilD one door and one window, can be bought for $50; with two cots, two tables and two stools, for $60. Sometimes a- man who owns a portable house hires land on the seashore or in the mountains and sets bis house up there for a season, takes it downand stores it in the fall, and «>««"«"?£ hires land in another place and sets his "portable houses are set on stones or blocks and on pc*ts, and sometimes they are set on permanent foundations. People sometimes, have chimneys built where they 'set' up their ; houses. The nortable house manufacturers sell terra cotta chimn.:y« in sections to be stacked ,,p, and it is not unusual for the house owner simply to run out a stovepipe for a chimney. • , We export portable houses to Cuba, South America and South Africa. done, styled hi» lateit edition Tho»a» Jeffewon Andrew Jackson James Mon- roo William Jennings Bryan. Theboy* are aald to bear the strain veryweli- Tb. Finer** PIM «" Brooklyn. Brooklyn*! potmta-plantiDjr scheme s» Drought In The drought, has- .been . so- severe to South Devon, England, that many Wrfl» have been unable ..to find food, owing to the srround heJng. $»?«*• J% rooks" have been Bt*rvinfcvand conia be «een searching ' tbie' ' rood* for loon, just ris in a bad froet. . Norw*fts* Over 37,000 P* ment in the Lofot«> cod I yew-

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