Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on April 23, 1891 · Page 2
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 2

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, April 23, 1891
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CHINESE NEWSPAPERS. i ^_ Two Unique Shcptd Fahllirtied Kocaliirly at Sun Frtinolaoo. Walter D. Ferris, an old New Yorker, but for years a resident ol San Francisco, while sitting in the reading-room of the Fifth Avonuo Hotel recently, chatted about Chinese newspapers in California. "There are twool these unique publications," he said, "and both are printed in San Francisco. They ars not printed with movable type, but by the lithographic process. The Wa-Kee is edited by one Tee-Jon. This gentleman works from ear'.y morning until long after dark painting Chinese characters with chemical ink on specially prepared sheets of paper about the size of a sheet of legal cap. As soon as ona of them is covered with characters it is handed over to one of the lithographers, who transfers the writing to the stone. That work completed, the stone is affixed to a simple wooden press, resembling the old presses in use when the art of printing first came into vogue. There it awaits its companion stone, the press being large enough to accommodate two stones. This work goes on until four stones have been made for the four pages of paper, when the real work of printing the sheet commences. Strips of paper the requisite width are cut, and one at a time an impression is' made on them by the stones. The process is very slow and tedious, for as soon as a sufficient number of papers have been stricken off, the labor has to be gone all over again in order to print the other side of the sheet Owing to the peculiar construction of the Chinese language, S, 000 words are sufficient to cover the four pages of ,the:pape.r, and convey to the readers a great amount of information. The other paper published in 'Frisco is the Ton-Fan-Son Bo (Chinese-American newspaper).. The office and paraphernalia of this paper are the same as the other, only-that the titla o$J Qars on '^e ^ as * instead of the first page. Mun-Kee, the editor of this paper, started it in 1STG. He has the advantage over his rival in that he speaks the English language fluently. His paper has a circulation of 750 copies, over which he has to.work .three days ,tb get them into the hands of his readers. Neither of these papers has : any political or religious tendencies, devoting its space to recording news and answering correspondents. The "average Chinaman is very-economical, and this tendency leads him to try to borrow his neighbor's paper rather than buy one himself. If it were not for that fact the two papers would have a more extended circulation.—N. Y. Star. SWiFT SAILING. The Inventive Genius of a Kantuckot Sailor. The company -was now thoroughly aroused. The emergency called for a really distinguished and original liar; and happily the company possessed one In the venerable Capt, D ; who had jailed in all known seas, and in every manner of whaling and merchant craft. On Nantucket or off island, there never was his rival at a yarn. "H'm," said he, calmly, and -waited a moment, chewing with his front teeth reflectively. "Yes, I guess it was '45— or no, 't was '46; for I remember, tha night before, we see the reflection ,of the great fire in Nantucket" "The—reflection—o' the—great—fire!" There was a general gasp around the circle." "And you was in that part of the world, cap'n?" asked one, "On the northerly edge o' the Pacific Sargasso, in about 40 north, 15 west," said Capt , D -, without flinching. "We was on our way back from Bering's. "We had sighted the seaweed drift to the southward, when we saw, a little to the west'ard, a monster the like of which I never see before or since. She looked about a half a mile long, and she humped her back up along the water once in about a ship's length. Yes, "boys, it was a sea serpent, an' no mistake. But in those days I wa'n't afraid of nothing. I ordered a boat lowered, and I went off in her myself. The serpent never made a. sign of noticin' us until •we was pretty close alongside, and then, like a flash, I had Joe Folger put a couple of irons into her. . "I tell you, no mortal man never see anything like the speed that that serpent went off with to the north'ard. It makes me ketch my breth to think on't- Lightnin' would compare with it about the way the 'Sconset train compares •with lightnin'. But we hung on, gentlemen, and then the thing occurred that I'm a tellin" ye about Happenin" to . look back, I see what was seemingly trar own boat—which was an extra large green-painted whale-boat — f ollering along behind us. I looked again do,wn to the boat that we was settin' in; and there she was right under us, to be sure, safe and staunch, but without a shred o' paint on her. An' now I'll tell ye •what had happened; we had been go^n' so fast that the speed had drawed the boat clean out of her paint, and left the paint follerin' after us with the mo tnentum!"—Boston Transcript - ' • . ——-"-^jmj Tlxe Virginia Factory Girl. The best class of factory girls'in the "Union are thought to belong to the Norfolk mills. The black sheep;is yet to be found and the smallest scandal written about these blithesome and-.beautiful Southern girls. Most of them are "Virginians by birth, proud as their ancestors ever were and hopeful, of winning a hotter place in the industrial world than they now dignify. No foreman or superintendent would dare to address one of the haughty maidens^by her first name. When enrolled on the books she refuses to give her Christian name. "What name?" was asked a mew-comer in a woolen mill recently opened. "Miss Clayton." "And your Christian name?" "That is an impertinent inquiry. I wish to be known in t'ae mill as Miss Clayton." And so she is. So are all these industrious, unobtrusive ' young -women.—Chicago Evening Eost. MR. STORK AND FAMILY. It Is n Goort Omen.to Htive Them Build, on One's Hou»o-Top. The common stork is a bird of the same family as the heron and the bittern. It is of large size, generally three and a half feet in length, with long legs adapted for wading in marshy places, the three front toes being webbed as fat as the first joint The wings are large, the bill long, straight, sharp and pointed. Both bill and legs are of a bright red color. The plumage of the stork is pure white, except the wings, which are partly black. The breast feathers are soft and long, and the bird when at rest may be seen standing with its bill haif hidden among these feathers, which gives it a wise and contemplative appearance. The common stork is a native oE the greater part of the Old World, and is pretty widely diffused everywhere except in Britain, where, unlike the heron and the bittern, it is very rare and always has been, even when the extensive fens of England were undrained. The stork is a migratory bird, its range extending as far as the northern parts of Scandinavia. Its flight is strong and powerful, which might easily be .guessed from the size of its wings. It also flies very high. Before these birds take their departure from their summer haunts theycon- gregate in 1 large flocks and make a great noise by their curious habit of clattering their mandibles, and at such times they are popularly supposed to be holding a consultation. The stork hag, however, no voice. This bird frequents marshy places, feeding on eels and other fish, frogs and young birds. Its nest is a, simple affair, consisting of a few sticks and reeds loosely woven together and placed on the top of tall trees, ruined buildings, - church-spires or common houses. In many parts of Europe it is considered, especially in Holland, a very fortunate thing when a pair of storks choose to build on the housetop; therefore many families in that country place comfortable nesting-boxes on their roofs, hoping thus to attract the birds. They are easily tamed, and in many places are protected by law on account of their good services in destroying rats and mice, also devouring all manner of refuse from the streets of towns, where they stalk about with perfect confidence, even in the midst of throngs'of people. From ancient times storks have been celebrated for the affection which they display towards their young and for the regard which they show to their aged parents. The flesh of the stork is quite unfit for food. The stork of America is almost identical with the European bird.—N. Y. World. CHINESE AS SERVANTS. Consul Bee Says They Earn Good Wages and Are Faithful nnd Efficient. Colonel Fred A, Bee, His Imperial Chinese Majesty's Consul at San Francisco, is at the Sturtevant House. With the exceptian of- Anson Burlingame, who used to be Minister from China to this country, he is the only native American who has ever held a diplomatic position under the Chinese Government Colonel Bee was seen by a reporter, and was asked about the working of the restriction acts of Congress regarding Chinese immigration. In reply he said: "Since the passage of the Scott act, two years ago, the excess of departures over arrivals has been 11,000. Those leaving since the passage of the act can never again return to this country, as the Scott act wholly ignores the treaty obligations entered into by the Chinese Government with Commissioners Swift, Angel and Trescott, which guaranteed to every Chinaman departing from the United States the right to re-enter the country on the production of the certificate issued by the United States Government China regards this country as its staunch friend, but at the same time .she objects to restriction acts which ignore solemn treaty obligations. The passage of the Scott law was received by the Chinese officials with astonishment" "How about Chinese cheap labor?" "There i» no such thing as Chinese cheap labor. It is a misnomer on the Pacific coast or in any of the Territories. Chinamen in these places are getting ,81.25 a day in vineyards and hopyards. Chinese as cooks and house servants can not be had anywhere on the Pacific slope for l«ss than S25 to S45 a month, and .1 have seen many cases where a first-class cook will earn §05 a month. The Chinese got better wages than white servants do. Why? Because they are more proficient and they learn more quickly. As a rule they obey without question, and they have a characteristic which is doubtless as priceless to the housewife of the East as those of the West—they can not carry family secrets out of the house to be made the common property' of your neighbors."—N. Y. Letter. SELECTED DAIRY DOTS. ONE pound of cheese contains more nutritive elements than two pounds of beef. CLCJSE observers say that skim milk is worth twenty cents a hundred pounds for feeding to calves and hogs. THE best butter makers are the greatest readers of dairy literature and who thus keep posted about the methods of others and do not depend too much upon the knowledge they have inherited from their grandmothers. IT is well to test your cows'—know exactly which are pcying, both in quality and quantity. Keep a record of your profits and. expenses, and you will thus be enabled to know just what your standing is at t5ae end of the season. THE oils of the different kinds of grain ied to dairy cows have very much to do with the quality of the butter. Cotton seed, while giving an increased •flow of milk rich in butter fat, makes vhe butter greasy and sticky. Oats and bran give good oils for butter, but the best is the oil of corn. To the general nse of corn in feeding dairy cows in the west is due to a great extent the fine flavor of western butter.—Prairie Farmer." Points on Sirup Making, Prof. A. J. Cook is responsible for the following points on makine- maple sirup: Make only sirup. It brings more money than sugar. Do not put any sirup on the market that is not first-class. This gives a ready market for all sirup produced at gilt edged prices. To do this use only tin buckets, which, by use of the post spout, are hung on the tree, are all covered by pine boards one foot square, painted white on one side and red on the other for convenience in gathering, as the covers are all turned bottom up at each gathering. These covers keep all dirt, snow and rain out, and are indispensable to first-class success. Strain sap three times from bucket to evaporator, the strainers being successively finer and finer. This secures the absolute neatness which a No. 1 sirup requires. .Strain the sirup as it passes hot from the evaporator through the factory cloth, then let it partially cool to allow the lime to settle, then turn it at just eleven pounds to the gallon into cans and seal air tight —A Fortunate Loss.—"After all," remarked Mrs. Hojack, "it's lucky I lost that twenty dollar goldpiece." "How so?" asked her husband, surprised. "I read in a newspaper that you lose two. cents' worth of metal off a twenty dollar piece every d.ay you carry it"—Inter Ocean. —Smithers (who has just proposed)—' "Why do you smile? Is my proposition so utterly ridiculous that—" Lizotte— "Not at all, Mr. Smithers. I am only looking pleased. I bet Mr. Hicks a box of candy I'd have the refusal of you within a week."—N. Y. Sun. Chained, to tbe Rode. Prometheus was chained to the rock while vultures gnawed his entrails. So are many pesple chained to the rock of prejudice while all manner of violent medicines inflict injury upon the sensitive lining of the stomach and intestines. They are apparently immovable in the belief that to experience benefit they must keep dosing with drastic medicines. Unless the'ac- tion of these is powerful and excessive, they are not satisfied. They would distrust a remedy of gentle action, however effective. It is not by such purblind extremists as these that the acknowledged merits of Hostetter's Stomach Bitters are recognized. That benign regulator of the stomach, the bowels and the kidneys appeals to the rational—not only appeals, but is awarded a just valuation. Constipation, .liver complaint, dyspepsia and kidney troubles yield to its action. So also do malaria and rheumatism. to22 IFor Over Fifty Years. An Old and 'Well-Tried Bemec'y —Mis. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been used for over Fiftj Years by Millions of Mothers for their Children While Teething, with Perfect Success. It Soothes the Child, Softens the Gums.Allays all Pain; Cure? Dlarrhcea. Sold by druggists In every part of the world. Be sure and ask for Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, and take no other kind. Twenty-five cents a'bottle. lunezOd&wlj' Bncklen'H Arnica Salve. 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" MOTHERS' FRIEND " is a scientifically prepared Liniment, every ingredient of recognized value and i^i constant use by the medical profession. These ingredients are combined in a manner hitherto unknown "MOTHERS 9 FRIEND" • WILL DO all that is claimed for it AN DM0 RE. It Shortens Labor, Lessens Pain, Diminishes Danger to Life of Mother and Child. Book to " MOTHERS " mailed FRHE, containing valuable information and voluntary testimonials. Sent iiy express on receipt of price J1.BO per bottle BR'ADFIELO REGULATOR co., Atlanta. Ga. SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS. Sold by Ben Fisher 4th street. QSLD MEDAL, PARIS, 1878. W. torn & Co Breakfast Cocoa from which tho excess of oil has been removed, is Absolutely Pure and it is Soluble. No Chemicals are used in its preparation. It has more than llvret times the strength of Cocoa mixed with Starch, Arrowroot or Sugar, and is therefore far more economical, costing less than one cent a cup. 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