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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, August 2, 1896
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Mrs, Anna Gage, wife of Ex- Deputy U, S, Marshal, Columbus, Kan., says i "I was delivered of TWINS in . less than 20 min! utcs and with scarcely any pain after using only two bottles of "MOTHERS' FRIEND" DID NOT STJPPBB AFTERWARD. r»-!«ontbr Kxpr»».or Mull, on «wlptof • I~<M> pi>r t>u(tl«. DooH "iO MOIU mallQd (roe. BBiDFIELD BEGULATOU CO., ATLAM1, Gi. SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS. TIME TABLES. •Dally. t Bradford and Col.. Philadelphia i N. T Richmond & Clnt!.. Jnd'pls A Louisville Effner & peorla.... Crown Point & Chi. Richmond & Clntl. Crown Point * Chi Montlcello 4 EHuer ..... Bradford A Col.... Effner local frelfiht. Ind'pl* & Loulovllle. Richmond ana Clr.tl. Bredlord and Cc-1... Phlla A: -N'cw Vorlt... Montlcello & eicept Sunday. Leave Arrive. •P-BO a TO • 2:45 a m "'12:56am • 2:46am .« 1:00 am • 2:20 am .•12:« am • 2:30 a m .* 3:05am «]2;SOam • 2:05 am «12:*)am '.>B:45am tll:20pm ,,t6:00am t7:SOpm ..-t SOT a in t 1:OJ p ni .t7':»am ............... Chi A Intermediate. Kokomo & Rich ..... Bradford A Col...... J. A. SlcCULLOUOH .T ' -wv ** m i -i.il/ K •« .t 8:30am t 2:15pm .•2:00pm 'l:30pm ,.«2:10pm 'l:20pm •2:05pm 'lllOptu • l!:"5p m • 1:W p m t2:20pm t 7:45 am ,« 1:35 pm • 4:30 pm • 1:55 pm *12:30p m t 2:30 p m tll:00 a m ,t4:30pm tt2:20pra Asent, Loeansport. : "WEST BOUND. I m'lii'i 1 i lull' 'il'l' 1 ! " ! ' ' - 1:: '' P ro tt. !'"!' llniitid i!hl!j, 'old M'«' ..... 1WJ 1' i" IB51-J H) ,,!,«} '0'.: i.<- 4V .......... ..;.- S:" p m J Hints Cllj uiit" <l»il» ' W ' °?" "'11 ii !' m "•icniun>thil>'Xiui' -oKJi.i iv ...ll.ili u m NO. . ZAST.BOUND. 2 N.-TJ* Boston Urn d.dallf 'old no 42.. 2:41 a m 6 Kim mall dullj. '(, a nn.-tu.... ...... ;-.. »H« a m 4 Atlanilc Liin aallj <« 3un -old no 44.. 4.08 p m 74 Local trt. it-coin, dally « Son ......... 12 50 p m EEL 'RIVER DIVISION. WEST. BOUND. Jj P No31 arrive ............. ; ..... .. EAST BOUND. NnWlKDM " ......... . .......... 10:45 B m noun lenvr.. .......... . ....... ............. So tt leave .......................... '. .................. 3:30P m No -tirr>r-t.los-|in,.<l»ll. i- riuiuii>....l':;3l * ill Mo U 1'T .-t .losoi'li, uiil j- « bundnj ..... b:i» n 111 >o WOrSt JosepU, ex Sun... ......... i&t p n No 10 to St Jowpb SimUaj only ........... . M n m No 8 n Sundij for Soutn Bend ............. 8 35 p m No 8 na» through parlor car, ItUlanapolls to South Bend, via Colnx. Xo 20 hns tbrough sleepers, St Lonls to Shchl °" W ' FOB THE SCtJTH No 13 tor Terre Haute dBlli ex Sun ------- 7 13 a m NO 11 for Terr» Haute clHllr ex Sun ..... 2:^6 p n No 21 dulljexSondaj ..................... .. ..... ."*» » J" .No IS hn» through parlor oir, Sooth Bend to IndlnMpolb Tla Lolfax No 21 has thriujjh Sleeper, Mackinaw to St . .: ..... - TI-. No iS-.'Ualli except Snndaj,.,. .......... r - : »*» P.J" No 17-Sonda» onlf....-.....'...'. .......... • ......... wa) P m o 1-ona» onf....-......... .......... • ......... Tot complrt* time card, .gjvjiw »« traj n» nd lUtlooi. »nd tor full Information ai ate. tta and ,0 rate., Or, B. A. rbrt,' Qenorai Pa»s»n»or 'Acwt. St. LouU. Mo. TV. I .loodurorTtP a wi-.Tou am D« treitod A ELLEN OSBORN'S LETTER. i tT. ijToBpref»f«oeom«hor»wewlllooo> »ro«n<lh(.l»ll.lll.,iiiU jon rwn Uku mer- rota.h, .nd .till h.T« uhei *wl nlM.lUacotuT»tcb« in mou tb, sore Throat, !»."»•. »_ -- S.bond.ry BLOOD filKoS to core. WelollcUtttamoilD 1 cnaUuce th«, world for » itcare.;,;rii!» dl>MM*a»*lir»« kill otthe nio»t.«!mjn«ntT)hj-»l- wpltiil bthlnil onr-nucondl* i». Ab«oliit«proofniont«o«lodoq SSdrow COOK RKMKDY CO, loTeiupl*, CUILIAOO, ILL. M«ririoba-Reatoret! tflOODINVESTHML ™ Hf8«IJSE CEBT1FICATES. •-••-• -wyjss^^^t^ ''- —"—faM lor B ye«ra.--' • Summer Scones In Saratopa, Whoro the Pretty Girls Go. Showy miU Bountiful Drennrai-MornlnB GownftThllt Group About tl»o SprlllK Turku i»n<l Kvciiini; Oowii* at llotol llupN. [corvnioiiT, 1$%.] Saratoga, y. V., July 25.—I suppose that, next to politics, the chief subject 6£.conversation here when one wishes to be serious and improving is introduced by the inevitable-question: "Have you-'rend Howells 1 Saratoga story yet?" ' ' . I think the question characteristic of tlic Saratoga frame of mirul. Any number of Howellscs might write any number of stories. about Newport, nnd no genuine NowporUsr would bother her head with wondering- whether any other person had read them or not-. I'm afraid the Xcwpoi-t point of view is less local, less patriotic, less American. I can iinnginc a tolerably well-informed >"ew- portor' looking up from her French novel or from some dull British tome and inquiring-: "Who'sHowells? Some American writer, .isn't he?" There are other points of difference, on the surface and underneath the surface. Saratoga is frankly American, and I like it because it is. Upon the endless miles of its hotel piax.ws, sto.id middle aged matrons sit and knit or do fancy work rund talk, precisely as they would at home. Up n.nd clown its shaded sidewalks, in the pleasant dusk, .pretty girls wander hand in hand; bareheaded, as likely as not, just n.s they have, run out from the hotel a tier supper, precisely as they would at. home. The chief actoi-s in. Mr. Howells' talc made few friendships here, but Mint must have been because they were."stuck up" or "stand offish'," or some drcatl fill thing &C the sort. Besides, I am sure that they are going to do better by and by. Frankly, the girls are prettier in Saratoga. I fancy this is because they come from many smaller towns, or if from the cities, belong in circle.s not too strenuously "select." They do not have to pursue the bugaboos of propriety so closely. They are not put through such an exhausting course of life. They need . ct.. p«r»nnum. . ThefntitortftronioBrnqgiy.' .- .1 . j The coupons ar« payabl" ; >0( "U!B n . n S 1 ' J%. Th«y »fesrmn»f fo ColliltMratTroit Bondi. '''iili»nclnlnv»lno. Vor Tn« are srmiim w vo>»im«."«« f"~,"~ Thi) prlncrpWli »pidly «nm»nclng 1? v»lno. «f)U^_ «.__ A__K«A.I«>VAal.i%lAnft_ -.• f - . RPWEn, . »nh»tUn Bulldinz, Chlckjo, Ilia/ 'over their plump shouldiTH grotty liflle drub capes, cr o.upeK rif ra.wn-cclorcd cloth. T»«y look wonild-fiilly cnto in contrast, v.-itli thu shiriuff lucks of lia.ir bared to tin: dew. "J'hl 1 lioU-l Imps \\:v not i'vpn yet ns lively as they "'ill be in August, which is the season's hiiijfhl. lion', :i llulu Inter tlum Xewpoi-l'K. Tlif.v a IT pleasauter than in (.lie olil days.-because tin 1 great wave of reform which sm;p! over Para- togii. In-st yrcir swept, away < !«> gamblers nnd the linshy women who us«d to folr low their fortunes tilmost too conspicuously. All the more room for the pretty girl who isn't, flashy, clad in her simple. \vhito gown, or (lit: yonnpr matron in her (vleamiTjff silks. The prettiest bull gown T have scon as vet wns.suilicicntly magnilicent for a duchess. It was corn-colored yellow satin, with a skirt almost entrain and little flt'to dance in. It was richly embroidered with pcn'rls: then-were wide lapels of yellow satin over an antique corsage, i\'ncl from the- square decollet- ag« depended a fall of gold lace, knotted-with, fresh roses. It madi' you think of "barbaric pearls, and gold." So did the great gold j-irdle worn by a slender woman Over a' princess gown of pale yellow—a. girdle which was really two girdles, one running fairly straight about, the waist, the other drooping in front, in Theodora fashion nnd bearing :v huge pendiile of gold. The whole affair had -n splendidly henry look. There ore many clever women whips seen in Saratoga", clad usually in garments rather Parisian than 'British, after the Newport, fashion; anil this fact makes the carriage parade finer as a pageant thnn anything seen in the city by the sea av.d gayer even than the severely correct costuming of the autumn coaching parades in Xe\v 1'ork. A. strong favorite among the ravriage women is the carriage en pis and its chosen color is apt to be fnwn or a warm gray with a tinge of red in it. There is almost no horseback riding in Saratoga. There is less bicycling thnn one would expect, to s<v, with such pleasant environs and perfect, roads. A pretty recent addition to a bicycle outfit is a tiny leather toilet bag. strapping on the handle-bars and containing comb, brush, powder box and puff and i tiny mirror. The white'hat with drooping 1 brim Hmf Tare*. £311 the Catarrh microbe and you entV Catarrh. Them paraiitei neat deep ia avumif the tiainet and folds or the olfactory membrane, and . are difficult to reach andv »kill; bat Brazilian Balm will utterly .dettioy them if need ,. 'peraictentlTM directed. It i the Hay Fever germ in • '*efoU •ho - OUT OF SARATOGAS, not fly from the London season to Newport, to Lenox, to Ashevillc, to Bermu- ilo,'all in a year. 'They'are'rich enough- to dress well arid live well, but have no notion of marrying European nobleme-n. Fino-Ily, tlhe place Is not wholly without younfr men, a.nd I do not wonder at it. And, oh! there is.brayc gowning under the lisping trees, nevermore brave than now in their lush green after the abundant rains!" There are pretty dresses, and constant cli.ing-e and variety often, popping daily out of those vast trunks to which Saratoga hns given its name. I do not know ir, all the world a. better place to visit, if one would see pretty kaleidoscopic effects and flashes of coior day after day, than Saratoga. Sec the gathering in the forenoon atone of the springs, catch the glinting lights of the afternoon carriage parade, Bitout the band concert in the evening and; ivind up with a hot«l hop.in one of those vast 50-t.crc affairs, nnd the eye will be ; bewildered by confusing Impressions of tint* and combinations of. fabric and flushing eyes and regal forms.' , ' Mine was, 1 know, though I'd seen it all before. Yet I retain the memory of some of the prettiest things. .There are the new ideas in blouses, ns fresh from London nnd Taris.some of them, ns the ,besi that IS>v;port can show. I am not. 'speaking now of shirt' waists and blouses, but of the costumes built to match. Bizaire-effects .in decorated bodices certainly find favor, ^-.Onc.of the most striking morning gowns the day revealed wan made of canvas, -the bodice was literally-covered with alternating liorl/ontal strips oT black velvet .gleaming with gcms;and.of frills of soft lace. The sleeves were of the new bell- murale-wristed, tight-arms and puffed- shouldered vnriety; and oh! what a love of u bar, simple as it was, with its Iwo jet Clack winsrs and wealth of Ince! Another quaint and'rpretty, bodice ef-. feet is produced by. .knotting a white silk kerchief flecked with yellow dots just, at-toe oust: of'a. rough blue.cloth iowr.." Bclbw' it is a wide belt'of Tilock- /velvet." Beiic'ath':it shows:a neat.white; shirt wnist with .many-plaits.. ..Above it are'a'stiff'collar, small black tier.nd 'seasoualileiat.-.:..! .,;...'_ !.-.< ....,: '.'..•-. .There ia, anothe.r, new. bodice that.w, .very- pfctty' 'and can-be r worn' equally- well willi a'nv dork skirt. It is n simple little affair of w.hlte chiffon, with ihc bptHce'tfvont hnnging!lod*-.-,pver-B tight black yolvet corselet..' ACHQIIS tMs.chif-,. fon <ro'ntV whichlils Hnely ;plaited,| run ,a number>( horizontal jjarids ofj-black. Velvet ribbb'n, ajarl a "few sluiilurlinndg outline the plaited edge of each shoul- derpuff. ' • '' INTO.-SARATOOA.. • .. : and : high, narrow crown, looped.with, block ribbons', is k'.'Voihe'r pictnresqno thing 'of th'eiriomerit.'.'.' ... ..*..'... •• " ' -'-ELLEN OSBORN. TRAN(jU : IL, BUT; SEVERE. .. Th» Cl««rno«» or a Tutor In Tarn Inn » Joke oQ'a. 8cnol»r.. ... .,(•. "Jfy boy."'sa'iil'thi-'examiner, .in the' {ri'end'lictit 'of tones, td ; ii : la'd'who had just finished a piece of-Latin prdsi:,-arid was -nbo-ut tremblingly -to-place the composition Jn the gentleman's-hand.-; "my boy.'l looked-..over your shoulder while, you .were writing;, you have evei'y..rea-. son to IK- sa.tis«e<l wiUi,yourself, and with care will ge-tu.scholarship easily, and a-goo'd el'iiss'in''jlods'iis well." • • The I'xaiuiner ™hose kind manner re-| ass'urecrtne. iieryous'lboy ha(l;been .aorit bv tin; .Uniycrsiiy.j3f.Oxford-to,testtb.c cia-isicaTattainmeh'ts-of thrlBath schol ; " lirs.lie wassix,fet-t ih.heigli't, very thin, ' very "tranquil." with' that studied soft^' 'ness which seemed to conceal a severity wliith conltl be merciless. That side of his character showed itself n few -hours later. Mr. Espott describes the exhibition in his book. "Platform, Press. 1'alities and Play." It, wns winter; the Avon was /razee over, and examiner and examinees were skating- over the surface, the former no •less nt Irome upon steel-shod fe<>t than in the teacher's chair hearing.n r-clta- tion in firoek. 1 ' . An oversrfown lout, whose ignorance, in Greek grammar had been detecled by the examiner, thought he-would obstruct, the examiner'sprogressand^Bend him sprawling. Fancying that his act was not.observed, he placed in the- path such obKtncles as happened to.be. .at !iand. Along swept the examiner, and as he carm- to t.fie obstruction, lifted with a. single stride his tall form across the barrier. i "My young friend." "he cried. !n a | voice heard by all. "the n«x(, time you >nn-t to -piny any .of these monkey tricks, .try them on one of your own "height. And now remember that you have in front of you for to-morrow the 'verbs in Mi, which may prvsen.t iliifleuU 'ties to you greater even.thnn thii truck ,,and broomsticks did to me." '- The laugh was turned on t.tie ill man -ncred lad. who, .as hid conqueror left the river, plinutWl: "Throe cheers for the ••examiner!"' The fnan wasMi;.Percivnl. fellow of rC) ; Yie.e.n'f< college, Oxford, and .to-day biiiiop of Hereford. — y.outh'a •Coropaiioh-,: -rW • '..'-"",.'ri /".-; j I-., 1 -;.;i »- Harry L. Itomainc, w!io lia.^ just re- turned'to his home in Elk City, idu-ho, after spending several weeks prospcct- ng in the Bitter Koot mountains, re- ates a most exciting adventure which befell h:ni near Murray, Oie county scat of Slioshone county. "My partner, 'Ben Williams, and i had been working, our way along the range from a point near Biff Bald mountain to the loop where the Bitter Koot range and the Cocur d'Alcnes- from abig.nftturnl'amphitheater, where big game, especially elk, are plentiful. We decided to stay there until we had tiane to follow up the lead, as old miners say. We pitched our camp under the shadow of a iwk-ribbed sentinel, passing our first night in t.he. little tent •whioh lind served us splendidly during several hard rains. That makes, me think—if you want a tont to shed wa- ;LT immerse it in linseed oil in which "rosin 1 is melted. On the following morn-' ng Ben found the track of a boar dowu by the spring where we got onr water. The print o£ that foot, was as big ns a dinner plnte, a-nd the fact, that some empty salmon cnns nnd other refuse which had been thrown just outside the tent were missing set us to thinking-, nnd it wasn't difficult to trace the connection between the missing ir-ticlcs and the owner »f the big foot. "Thorn was no more tenting for yours truly after that, so we built us a sort of stone fortress in a suitable nook, where nnture had already _done the mason work on three sides. After lay- i*r up tJie wall on the vacant side we placed heavy poles across the top, on which we placed flat stones. "We did nil our prospecting together for a week or ten days, Ben carrying his ,-)ig GO-DO Sharp's special and acting ns booy-g«ard, while I handled the pick. All'that time we saw no bears, but plenty of elk and antelope and notn few '•""' Saiirie—Juck'^ierton'riToposeB in?.thli letter. I .wonder' if he rea lly. loves nin ,*hc*as'.oni;y-Jaiowa. rae i.jveejt- f •• r-j R<V; ; • '"lrti'4; -UVbtJier^ph,:. then:? pcr.ha.pe .hin ''dow^T^Bju;.^^-;^;? ;,'• i*. ;; v--i;v-'Sv: CHASED BY A GRIZZLY. Hair-Breadth Escape of a Prospector from Death. lull UufuBO Offerod CrcvaHHO Which Hail mi Opi Too Hnmll to Admit Bruin Climatic Body. l)y BRUIN APPEARS. mountain sheep. Our grizzly bear scare finally cooled. One morning I decided to explore a side canyon. Ben 'was to I'lirnb over- Uie big spur that loomed up over our camp, swing., round and meet me ivt noon near a sharp cone of rock; which \ye colled Currecanti Needle. I found 1 mighty likely pay rock up that ravine, and'the' further I went the bel- ter the Showing. The place, is undoubtedly, the site of nn old volcano. Great masses ofrock fr3m overhanging crujfs-.have-.fall.en-and rent the floors,, with some, of the.flBEures very wide and apparently ^bottomless! . Knocking: off, a-piece'^f frjabie sand rock I'fouriJ it'to be'iiurifer-qus; or'gbld-beoring rock". I don't-hnpw Wh'ctber'tne yelH gave split any more cracks in the rock round there: or not,' bnt;;.6ne;:thing; I- do know. 1 .-. I jnenrly 8plit:mv-.tliroat.in J lhe.effor.t,an>V then,,!, .mounted,the big- ..chunk,, anil swung my •ham'rn'e.ri.iilt.e . a .madmn'n.' "Soon I heard'a noise close by, and supposing it to Ws'Ben, I yelled out: (Hurrah Ben, I've struck it ri-4!'. 'Just. then I looked ni> and the sic-lit I «aw •• •• - Bathing tht \iaby.isoneofthe joys '• of - young motherhood. The baby's bath is the pleasantest feature of the day. This, of course, only when the baby and the mothei are both healthy. Not much pleat- ure can be gotten out of .bathing a peevish, sickly, fretful baby. If the mother -isn't healthy, she cannot get much pleasure out of anything. Healthy mothers, who are careful, - always cave healthy babies. Weak women sometimes have healthy babies, but the chances are against it. Every woman can- have healthy, happy children if she will take proper care of herself. Dr..Pitrcc's 1-a- vorite Prescription is what she needs. It cures the weaknesses and diseases peculiar to women. It makes perfect women of them—women capable of maternity. Its us° obviates the dreaded, and generally useless, physicians' "examinations and stereotyped "local treatments." IHi the only .medicine for women sold, by druggists, devised by a regularly edu- catel expcricncedf and ski 1ml specia isl In these diseases, and its sale exceeds the combined safes of all other medicines advertised for this class of maladies. Taken duriitt the period of pregnancy, it pre- tjares the whole womanly organism foi %ffS^&%&&$& .^ssaas^ia^n rorite* Prescription, an * ° . v n __ 0 , 'etfttRicraarem icno*r «n Jjrj ^^J. 0 \^ r I." 08 P'K 'ZJSS'SSii..^. MMioit AuadaUoa Balm M THE GREAT SOUTH AHERICiH BALSiM! la 2 m'nutefl. Stops.. .- luvniuaulo la female troubles, roi veuts 1 ocK-' nw Irom wouaas. QUIC RADICALJ-Y CUftCS CATARRH! ,J It clears the head of foul mucous; heals tie J&iorcs and ulcers of the bead and throat; 'VJBweetcas the breath, ?nd perfectly restorer "(the senses of the taste, smell and hearing. (Slops headache and dropping into the tLroat. Also destroys the germ which causer HAY FEVER. [making a perfect cure in a few days. Neve Hails! ^ofatalcaseof.AGRJPPSeverlujaw*. *cre Brazilian BallL --S faithfullj- Tiscd. *; :stroys tlie grippe germ and quickly remcrwt .Ithe after bad effect f|FALLIBLE in ASTHMA, CROTJP.BBO*- -cnms, PLEURISY. PSKOMONIA, Dvsrnpsrju RHETOIAMSM, T\THOID and ScABUBIS- FBV.BR, MEAST.ES, and any disease where there is Inflammation, fever or Cotgesfion, Greatest relief in Consuir-jtion. cve.r die- covered. iures a Fresh Cold in one day. SMJR •••- -'-ad and relieves deafness. Asan tnVniHK -.. Its Healing Power is Almost Miraculous. The Best FamUy Medicine In Exlstema, 50 Cent Bottle contains 100 Doses, or Two Week Treatment for Catarrh. •r.oo aorrur EQUALS THHEB eoc. HOME TESTIMONIALS: tlUUp, tUlU UUVA L.J.1*. ¥>V»Ji. -v»»— ~. t>"I'r ". L. y".r_ —trio. W. S. Bootlie, D. £>., faster Del. jive. Bap. Ch. <n T*;_^. T>.I^_ 1 *•!• !«!••(, Jf AiA Ti/>f mti^Ti fffintl. ^^fdi. JJT3VC W1UL1 «» * uv,^ii*fci x,w«5" •«••» —• fff~r «rts*« It was cured u-ith c*ne botGe of Brazilian Mm. be my doctor through life."-,l/«.y. Galloway, Poltstovn Pa. ' X was wv. «*J _^- _ _ t o _. _ ,j 4. ,^v< ,-,,. ^o,,,1 trt Wl\» ll^fl/ UC l"Y vw*-«.^i t,.««"«*^,« -»— .-.-.j. 1 1 IT crippled vp with rheumatism, could not gel my baud to my head. 1 —.. — ,^ cent bottles of Brazilian Balm in MX month... Am nowentirely cure ; l_ end =.,_».«. hie as I was'at io:iy."—A:ison B.i.rrcll, aged S.f- A lady TO C:t- "C7U" afflicted with asthma that during the winter for seventeen years she was nnaKcTt:- Bleep lying down, was entirely ana permanently ored with Brazilian Balm. OUS^ALLO^OQISTS fj. f t JACKSON & CO., Cleveland,4i For aale by the following druggists: B. F. Kcosllng, general agent: Bet Fisher, -Tohnson Bros., W. H,Brhiguurst. G. W. Hoffman, D. E. Pryor, Q.^. Means, H. D. Hattery and A. R. Kistler, IN THE .WO.R't-PK Colds * Tor Sale by, B. F. KEBSSLIKO. froze my blood. Xot 40 feet distant was an immense silver tip grizzly. "Acting upon impulse, I hurled my quarts, hammer at the monster, and. as'he dropped on''all-fours, I leaped- from' the rock, hoping- to evade him'by dodging a round the bowlder. .It.ma.yJ have been .a^ooliah move; but I had no time to think: After jumping, from the rock, I was obliged to halt a moment, in order to satisfy'myself which way he .was coming'. !l improved the mo- merit by drawing mj - 4'4 Colt's from its Bheath.'' '''.'.'' "When the bear reached the point where he expected to nub roe and found that I wns not there, he gave.vcnttou. tremendous, snuff, followed by,a..kind of guttural roaryapd.agajn. I heard him coming 'at.n/dojripie <!«'<*• I ran as T never ran before. ,.-... "I glanced' hurriedly around and saw the gigantic fellow coming like a demon and then I stepped into one of the fissures I told you about, and[down.. I went like a flo«h. The grizzly was so close on me when I fell that be .went entirely over, inei carried by the. force' of-his momeritujn l .;-;-He was backv again 'itt a moment, though, nis immense head hanging over, the rim of my narrow.; prison, which I quickly and most gratefully saw was too narrow to admit bia bulky body. • "1 was on my knees not six feet below the grizzly, and I felt that I could do deadly work witli my revolver r at that Hinge. T'pointed the gun straight'at the yawning red mouth.,.. My...-pistol. roared in my ears. Five'shots'more were flred, as fast as I could send them, and then my pun was empty, but, thanks to my lucky stars, one of my bullets pierced an eye and the job was done. "I was as wenk as a baby when I climbed out of the fissure. I'd got all over it, though, when Ben came, and I told him I just knocked that grizzly on rhc h«adjR-itjijmy_qnarV* hammer." THE D£ADLY,_QUICKSANpS. A Trooper's. Bomlnl«c«ooe' of » DUtrtM- ... . •< ••-'• j ri IB? Tr»ffody. ••.>..'• • ;•"" We had made a long day of it over the Texas plains; and it was after dark before we went iuto camp on the banks of a. small nnd muddy stream. By the time the mua had finished their ^suppers, 'watered the liorscs an.d.ffptten ready for "the iiig-irt. it. was time to turn iu. Th'jre ,wua goixl ]ia<iture: just..belo'w,-thc.camp, and Instead\>f fasteningIhehoYses and mules to the iin-.-s they were hobbled out to graae and u guard of four-men detailed to -he herd. Of the cavairy horses there .were 43; of the wagon mules nnd extras t:2. »They were "counted and reported when the guard (yiis detailed:/-:•..'.'.^ •;...'".•:• .'j •''••, ' ' ^ 1 The ni^htXvas warm and clear,.wlth- ont abr.:ath ; of wind. and.by'.Wn-olclock nearly M the-'aniroals were lying down. At 11 the camp was quite still, but.the ^erdJiguurd and the eentinel* reported wolves piwilng' about, and. the horses , beeomins • uneaay-. i At; ll: 30 the. iruai ds enter ihe licrd and calm threetrt four hoises that were unduly excited.' At exactly midnight, as the relief »»• ready tomarcli out of camp, three ga-oat wolves suddenly rushed out of- tta ; thicket and in among the-herd. .Th*v men bad scarcely fhouted the alarmhe-c fore the hcH 1 began whirling- in «.cir- . cle, and as it moved each horse sought to free himself ot his bopp!«s. The sentinels rnri to the help of lie herders'; and the relief olso hasten<H up,- and for .1 moment 12 men tried toi- hold the frantic herd from brealci^S • away.. The .minute had not ended'whiaa.'-• the 110 frightened onimals suddenly- • bulged out, to the west nnd tramplr-A . down the .g-uardf, nnd were off at W, thundering.ifallbp, some free ot.rteir/, hopples—some gxiinR- on. three legs *** > fig-liting- the ati-aps as-thcy went -Tl*'; thunder-of the hoofs had not yet.dieS'- away \v!icn l-.alf the men in camp-wore- in. pursuit of the herd. It was hoped they would, not run iar, but in this Oi?y were disappointed. We followed OB. •mile after mUe, picking up a mule now nnd then, which had. fallen nnd could. not rise iwitiout help; and thus we d>»- ered live long milc«. -We had all the time ' been following the creek, which ran almost due cast and west, and th'e herd had not attempted to cross. At a Air- , tnnce of five miles from camp it haft suddenly .'turned to th-.- south «4d crossed the stream, which at that pcrOl had four or .five channels nnd was 280 feet, hi width. 'As we reached the bank and. were ready to step into the woter there was a vry of^ilarm from one of the men, and all drew back. It was a strange, weird KiR-htivrc saw us we peered into the gloom of *hc summer's nic-ht. The bed of the stream-was full of horses—horses moanimj and groaning an.1 slrugglingr, in .thWlutob. of the deadly quicksands. .Onthelir side about a dozen animals stood .on-^bc firm groinvd, with their liead«turncd<Jnt way, as if spectators of «hc terrible scene. We could do nothing whatever. to rescue one single animal Had »vt been able to pass chainsaboutthCBeai 1 est. one. no ^.ix-mulc team couia'h.ve broken the death-grip of tie <jctopira pulling him down. \Ve Rlooil aid. watched the heads swinging from )="iHe to side—listened to tlif groans of despair us the victims sank <lecj»era»« •deeper—and were helpless, ; ' •'• •-•"•' When daylight came we gathercJitp eight, mules and.'en horses—18 out 6f the nn.-\vhich'had broken away.' 'f* the others not one was in sight; t*« .•quicksnricls-had.-sucked themdowjiajH. . closed over them and left not the slightest trace of the fell disaster,—if- Quad, in Detroit Free Press. , iil«ctrlcml Vfurmlnir of BrdclotkK. ' -A:-, ingenious use of electricity i« to Vvarra t.'.v> betlclolhcs. This is dont by hectir.ga sysjem of wires inside a do-able q«:it. The current can be regulated«C v'.-ii). and the temperature maintain* ; .••t. the required degree. ;

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