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Logansport, Indiana
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John Gray's CORNER. On now fall poods. XVblltf ninny merchants are stuck on unseasonable Kooito and nve using every means possible to put thorn onto tliclr customers, John •Gray comes to the close of the season • In grand slu<po nnd is able to tnkc au- T&ntnKC of the vary low Eastern markets for cnrti anil elves his customer* clean now fresh goods, awny below ol-l -carried over stock. p, s.-Ctmie anil seo tho difference. «jp^wf?a^$!p^ ^:v::;:;^p^ "^'i; •' i"'* _ '__ "jraNMX A CHAMPION OF^ATKJNAL HONOR DAILY JOURNAL. nal Company. . President C. ^GRAVES Secretary ft B. BOT.ER ^..Treaaurer 1 " fj «1 Prlc. per Annum »*•" i per Month ••••• Omclal Paper of City and County. (Entered a. »econd-cln«E mail-matter at UM Logunsport Post Office, February S. TUESDAY. ATflUST -1, 1S%. REPUBLICAN TICKET. Tor l're»lilcnt. WILLIAM MuKISLKY J«. ofOalo. For Vlci-ITi'Slilent. . HOIIAUT of Sew Jur»ey. eta and In payment of debt, nnd wa demand that all paper currency shall be kept at par with nucl redeemable in such coin. WE MUST INSIST UPON THIS POLICY AS.'.ESPECIALLY. NECESSARY FOR THE PROTEC TION OF THE FARMERS AND LA- B011ING CLASSES. THE FIRST AND MOST DEFENSELESS VICTIMS OF UNSTABLE MONEY AND A VLUCTUATING CUKRENCY.- DMiiocrntlc platform, 18)2. 1 '1M1E FACTS. Tin- mass of iivls-Iuronn:itlo!i 'wljleh tin- rii.-inxs fi-ftls its rosuleiw 011 Uie subject ot circulation ami prices was :ul- ilod to by an article in last nlplit's papei- coming fi-om 11 Mr. SllRh, who claims .loiin- coniu'ctlon with n i-stabllslunoiit at Grand Rapid.- free silverlte says: • •• . ; -If the volume ol' money Is large,;, prices will be high, and If money Is- swim-, or luxmli.il, prices win be. low.". Precisely the contrary exists. Thus, on June «0. 1878, tlie year the Bland- AiHisou net'wiis,passed foi- tlio coinage; of our present silver dollnr, .-mil HIP yeiir before tho iwuinptiou 'of specie- payment.,*, our money In circulation was :is follows: Standard silver dollars... .5 1.2W.25i Si'lvor certificates ... 7,080 Subsidiary silver 33,018,322 Fractional currency 10,3C7,72."i Greenbacks 320,005,80.-, National bank notes 311,724,3d Specie In California 2r.,000,000 For Governor, JAMES A. MO'JX* of Montgomery county ForLlvutenniit Oovurnor, W. S. BAGGAKU i.f Tli>|>ei:i"ioe County. For Secrelury of Slate, WILLIAM 1). OWEN of CK«» County. For Auditor «f Slnte, A C..MA1LKY of Moono county. For TrciwuTiT of State, . SCIIOI.Z of VnmlorberK county. For Attorney Oeiierul, WILLIAM A.KETCHAMof Marlon county For Reporter of Siilireme Conrt, OH ABLBir.MKMV of JJurtholomew ^•rSnperlntenilentof Public In.truetlon, D. M. OEETING of Hiirrlnon county l?or St»t« St«li»Ue»n. S. J. THOMPSON of Shelby county. »or Jiulgen of the Appellate Court, .Flrnt DlHtrlct,- WOODFOKDKOBJNSOJi of Glbnon county Second District, \f E, HENLK7 of Kn»li county. Thlnl DlKtrlct, D. W. COMSTOCK of Wayne connty Fourth Dlntrlct, JAMES B. ULACK, of Marlon couuty.. Tlfth District. B. Z. WILEY of Uenton county.- •Electorn at Large, H. O. THAYEB, CI1AS. F. JONES. FOB CONGRESS. OEOBGEAV.STEELE, For Joint Representative, WILLIAM T. WILSON of Ca»» county. Wor Bepre«nt«tUe-CH ARLES B. LON«- JS^o.«utor-CHABLES E. HALE. O. OKACE. 4."i,7Sfi,430 32.717.-117 01,300,727 223,riC2,733 98,OSO,"iOfi ' ,f72!U;;2,0-IO At that (late the export price of wheat l-n New York wa.* $1.10, corn 51 c, cuts u"c. On the 30th of June; 1800, em 1 money In circiilntloii was: Gold Silver dollairs Subsidiary silver Greenbacks Treasury notes o-C 1SOO National bank notes 21.->,2S.-,330 Gold ccrtlUciitM 42.001.000 Silver ccrtHlcutes 530,313,080. Currency --• 33.430.000 . . Total , • .*1.52M04-;3S3 If this Mlverite'fi statement Is correct, then ou Juno (10, 1SOG, with n circulation more than double the first period tlie price of wheat shouldjhnve gone up to about ?2.40, corn $1.02 and oats to 75e; but unfortunately It didn't. The price of export wheat June 30, 1SOG. In New York was G2c, corn 32>X-c and oats 2l 1 /(.-c. The-samc is equally true, of nearly every other product as shown. by the statistical reports of tho Unrtcdj: He Meet. th. Thre.iti Contained IP'the Bovolntlonury rintrorm Adopted tt Clilco. go With'. Stalwart »«ql«r»tlon of Patriotic Am.irlau, Principle.. On Saturday evening, July. 11, just after the Chicago, convention had concluded its wild career, in an addr™-'-'" Dlub of Cleveland, assembled at his homo in Canton, u "Rocpnt-ieveuts, have imposed . the patriotic people'of this country a responsibility aud a duty quite as great aa any since the civil war. Then it was a, struggle to preserve the government of the United States, fi .Now it is a strugglo to preserve the financial honor of tho United States. Then-it-was a contest to save the Union. Sow it is a. contest to save -the. ..spotless, credit of that Union. Then .section, was arrayed against sec. tiou. Now men of all sections can unite. ' and will unite, to. rebuke tbe repudiation of obligations 'and the debasement o^ our currency.' "In this'contest patriotism is abovo party, and national honor more than any party name. The currency and the credit of the country are/good now and must .._ „_ be kept good forever. Our trouble is not Vith the character of the money wo have, but it is with tho threat to debase it. We hive the skme currency that we hod in 1892, good the world over and un- .questionod by any people. Then, too, w« had unexampled cred ^™* P™ S P ' | : -Our diffonlty now is to set that moiiey in circulation and invest ui P flnctive enterprises, which furnish employment to American labor. This is impossible with the distrust that hangs over the country at; the P r ^™\ every effort to make our dollars, or any one of them, Worth less than on 0 '"" 1 •"dred cents each only serves to increase that distrust, tthat we want ,s a aound Whey financial aft industrial, which will .give -courage' and confidence, to al,, for when that is dene the money now unemployed, because of «" fort ^ tnre and lock 6f confidence in investment, will appear in the channels of trade. --Gentlemen, tho employment of our idle money-ffieidlo mi have-in gainful pursuits will put every idle man in-'the' country when there is work there is wages, and when there u work wage earners aw consumers, Iho*onstitute the best market for the product of our soil. "ilvin Ido&ovea business and confidence by a free trade policy, it u now. proposed to make things still worse by entering upon ah'era of *&>*»** cur. rency Not content with the inauguration of a ruinous policy, which has.brought , K es of the laborers and tho prices of form products, its advocates ww policy, which will diminish the value of money in which wages ts are paid Against both of these we stand opposed. Our creed embraces an honest dollar, an untarnished, national credit, advocates revenues for tbe uses "f government, protection to labor, proserration of the home market nndarecipn itfVbieh* will eitond to our foreign .markets. _ -Upon this platform we stand and submit its declarations to the sober and considerate judgment of the American people." '• •••• [ ' ^Tk-T^ mTT-n" 'mrrrir-^m'- convention;- The plo.tform should ba BOLT THE TICKET. shunned .by patriotic voters as they 25^~~ ; " "•••" ."•' ' ' \ . would shun pcstileucfl, aud tbe candi- DEMOCRATIC NEWSPAPERS REPUDI- dates must be.opposed beca,uso they rcp- ATE PLATFORM AND CANDIDATES. resent tbe purposes ol rovolntiomsts. Plain, and Specific•'IWuoni Given For Their Keifawl.to Support the Plotting* of Revolution lit» and AnnrehUU—Com- ment From Every Section. Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE "TIDAL WAVES. The Tremendous Speed at Whjoh They Sometimes Travel. States, . .. XJius, refined sii(,'"r tell from 12c to m Sherlfl-I. A. ADAMS. »»r8arTeyor-A.ll. DOD1> Kr Coron.r-DB. J. A. DOW>EY. or-J08EPHBARB. „ lMloner. Flr.t Dl.trlct-JOIIJJ er Third Dhti-Ict— ABBAIIAM BHIDELER. COMPARE.THEM. ••The Republican party Is unreflerved- tj for sound money. It caused the cn- artmeat of the law providing for the resumption of specie payments In 1879; , . .mce then every dollar has been as good M gold. "We are unalterably opposed to every measure calculated to debase our cur- wney or Impair the credit of our country. We are therefore opposed to the free coinage of silver except by Inter- nsrtlonal agreement with tie leading .... commercial nations of the world, which we pledge ourselves to promote, and nn- ,- til then such gold standard must be prc- '. wrved. "All our silver and paper currency most be maintained at parity with gold, and we favor oil measures de..- lined to maintain inviolably the obli- ' gallons of the United States and all our ' money, whether coin or paper- »* ®*e '• present standard, the standard of the meet enlightened nations of the earth. - -Republican platform. "\Ve demand the free and unlimited .- coinage of both gold and silver at the present legal ratio of .16. to 1, without waiting for the aid or consent of any .. rrther nation. We demand that the •tandard silver dollar shall be a full . .legal tender, equally with gold, for all debts, public ni>3 private, and we rav- er such legislation as will prevent the demonetization of any bind of legal ten-• «er money by 'private contract-Demo- jmtlc platform. •We demand free and unlimited coinage of silver and gold at the present le*al ratio of 10 to l.-Popullst platform, *> COO . • •' • •We hold to tli« use of both gold and •liver as the standard money of the •coBKtry, and to the coinage of both gold «nd Mirer, without discriminating against either metal or charge for mint- ate, but *be dollar unit of coinage of fcotli metals must be of equal Intrinsic and exchangeable value or. be adjusted through International agreement or by : awn suf eguarus ot 'legislation as shall tarare tbe maintenance of tbe parity of the two metal* and the equal povrer of evel> dollar at nil times In the mark- , 4 G-lOc in tbe same period; nil food products fell 10 per cent.; clotlilns 32 per. cent.; building material 20 per cent.;'' farming nnd agricultural ImpleinenU ,% per cent.: house furnlslilnRS (inelml- lus tbc -.furniture rnamifuctured at, Grand Haplds) 20 per cent; fuel aud; lighting .45 per cent,- .and so on. throuRh. the whole caU«ory. .Jf there be any relation whatever between the money in circulation and prices it Is, that when the circulation Is greatest the prices are lowest, as can be shown by reference to any reliable statical report. The Grand Rnpids man had better enter a kindergarten in the primary grade. The Indianapolis Journal has sent reporters out on the roads leading out of .that el.ty with tattrnctlons to interview every .farmer on the silver qiiestlon._Tue reporters traveled .into ' tlie adjoining counties. Tlie returns show In all about twenty democratic farmers who will vote :for sound money to six'rcpubllcn-n; farmers who will vote for tree silver) The result shiows Ihat the fanners are. not forfi-eo silver but lor sound money.; A striking feature was that every demo r ; cratle fanner wlio intended to vote for MeKlnley gnve'n. good reason tor It;- wMIe the domoerat wlio taitcnded to vote for free silver said lu su'bstanee;- "I don't know anyt'liluK about the' money question, but' times are hard and I think maybe a change will make them better." Bonrke Cochran, tlie eloquent Demo : ' craitlc orator, whose nominating speech for Cleveland was regarded as a master-piece of eloquence, returned from Europe Saturfay and announced Hint he would vote for McKtaley, and said: It cam be.eaally demonstrated that, tills whole free slJv.er movement Is a conspiracy .against wnge8,.nml Jf the campaign Is -fought on tiiis Hue I have -no, <tou-bt that every Northern State^tliat. is to say, every State In the Union-, In. which It 1« practicable to sold a- free;. election-will be carried by me lutflU- Btoce and', morality of the American people, against .the monstrous proposj.-. tlOns submitted to them by the convention wlifcb nominated Mr. Bryan for the presidency." .... . , . . - : • It Is not at all probable,that the next House will have a. majority favorable to the free colnage.of silver at a ratio of 16 to 1. When it becpmea a'demonstrat-. ed fact, that there.l»!no danger of this country adopting the silver standard In conducting the business of tie country; .prosperity will come again and, with lower tasen on-the necewarlea of life. every kind of business will boom again, -Fharos editorial, March 12, '90:.. Bourke Cochrani ee'enie to have landed with both feet. '•'•,• .• ... • • Lutiuoy. New. York Woria ; (pem.) , ,. Lunacy having dictated the platform it woe perhaps natural that hysteria should evolve the candidate, , The nomination of.a "boy orator^,.for., the white house at this juncture pf,,.tho nation's affairs, domestic and foreign, •when .the ripest experience, the best tested wisdom, the broadest patriot- 'ism, aud the greatest executive abil- itv are required, comes .perilously, near taking tho one fatal step from the sublime. It is to'the futw* that The World looks in considering the effect of this convention. .There, ia.no doubt as to the result of the election except OB to tft'o'sizc ofMoKiriley's popular aud electoral majorities. To .question this is to doubt the intelligence, .the underlying lioiicfty and the public morality of the 'people. -- ; Comiuunlitle unit 1'opulUtlo. Philadelphia Record (DcnVJ- '. ' ... The platform .adopted by the Chicago 'convention is such a declaration of pur- ' poses and priub'iples' as no consistent 'Semcicrat nnd'-'no'lover' of the country can conscientiously approve. No man fit to bo president or vice president .of tbe United States could;.in-honor- stand upon it; and, it..is. therefore quite un' necessary to consider .what manner of persons have...bee» prosented for the suffrages of the people.,'BecauseThe '.Kecord has been a firm supporter of '.the Democraticpri'ncipTes, it repudiates, icondemns and «pit« upon this commTin-' ilBtio, popnlistic deliverance. The worst misfortniie that'lcbuldnjow befall the Democratic party would be .the election »f a president and a y cqngress pledged 'to carry into effect the.aims ot,lbis Revolutionary, socialistic scheme of ~i^ litical action, ...;. Buner Trailed In tho Dnit. .. Austin (Tin.) Statesman (Dem.) Does the great old .Democratic party ";of this country intend to submit quietlj •to. such, an outrage? Does-'theDemo- cratic party intend to submit to have itt principles eradicated from the political arena of- this country and/its banuen trailed in the.,dust,.after the car.ofa populistic aiid free"silver hero? . We.do not believe it will. ' There is life in the old party yet.' Its'ranks are' pnrifleo from the vulgar socialist from Soutt Carolina, Ben" Tillman', as well as''fron: the violent ; anarchist • of'/niinpis.'jJohr P, Altgeld. itietands now purified; anc 'united] awaitiog;::the action.of -its- rea leaders,'Davtd.B,pmof New York.and the sound mouey.Democrats'of the conn try. It has.a.tremendpus responsibjlitr upon Jt-vX;'.....' ! \_,\/--'•-'• ', r V;i,'''- •:- '. : '• A Protect j-rom Mlchjfon -.Detrolt.Fce<i",PTO»8,(riein,): . ;. ^-; •..--• ... Though'- •sefectdd without' :,delibenite {regard .for" ;«ie'.:ituei8 of .'-things, the rnomineeiwuijina nimseu.-vwy, iu"t" » ;home ,u"po'n«tthe'-~p]atfbnnV. f-Biond; was the origitial:fre«.;coinago mover and 1 the really logical candidate.,, The-free silver men cannot complain'..should gold ,mcn In the Democratic", party decline to sup nort their TI5lf5fnr'ana~' candidatee. They have-dbiuratt tlreycoold.to make It impoB8ible/for ; 4nch."meB to to «o. t ..:.. .: Bepqdiiti'th* Bepridtotori. ; . : Philadelphia Tlmei (Dem 1 .) J :• ' ' '" • There ii now-one high, duty impotei upon every faithful.•citizen-j' regartlei of his pai-.tr AffUiatipM, .andvthatiii to repudiate the repndiatori of the Chicago Chlcriuo'OurontoleiDcm.). " Jfo slave driver stands ready today ^•ith blazing torch to light the flames of war; no Sumter awaits in silence aud anxiety the, opening up of civil strife; but sectionalism, now and forever rampant when 1 Democracy's ranks are broken,-holdffwithin its accursed grasp every woe and every alarm" that has at any time menaced the American republic. • To. this dread.spirit the despicable creatures who have controlled the Chicago convention have appealed, recking nothing of the consequences. Tho mightier spirits of liberty and humanity must • again be invoked fonts overthrow. . _ Cannot Swnllow It. Chftttanooita (Tcnnl) Daily Times (Dem.) .Wtf will not stultify our record by ad- ocating the election of .the nominee, iViqjire Dett^ratic; this platform and iciet are anarchistic, socialistic, every- 1 hiug but Democratic. We cannot join j a movement in which Altgeld I and Tillman and their sort arc set up ( as apos- le»: In the meantime, we., bold our- elves ready, to co-operate with the true )emocrats of the country m such ef- orts as may b'e determined on-fti being best'ealcinlatea" to keep alive:-thftprin- ciples ^f the party as laid down.by ; Jef- ersonrenforced by. Jackson and vindicated by Grover Cleveland. ' _ ' Boston Hernld'tDeni.) .-. . It revives ,the spirit of. the. rag baby; t incites organized labor to resentment againat.silleged pppresslons of capital; it appeals'to those who ore Buffering for a ack of prosperity from any cause/ It is especially" Sirected against the capital of the country) which is represented as selfish aud, antagonistic to everything hat intexfeJSB with opportunities-to m-\ crease'its'pbvyej^_ . ,'" " M ;' ' ll»<llc«l,»nd nevolutloDnry." " Sew .Orleans.PlVayuno (Dem.) BceoriUd Movenaenti of Kacont- Dp- beltnU In PuclBo OceBO-Terrl- ble Deitructlon Cauied by Them. The recent tidal disturbances observed at Vancouver island and at New river, in Mendocino county, indicate unerringly, according to tbe geot'cman locally connected with the coast and g-eodetic survey, that one or more earthquakes have tlten place since the awfuJ wave, that caused tlie loss of 30,000 or more lives at Ycsso, of .Time 23. The exact date of the ticia! disturbance at Vancouver islund is not known, so that there may be a question whether the manifestation tin-re nnd nt New river worked the ..same natural convulsion. The register attached 10 t!ie tidal gauge at SausaJito told of the Yusso calamity befoa'c many of Uie facts had been received by cable. Cut tho -exletU of tlie information trnt-cd on the maregTamntSausnlito.as it is called, was ou!y that there had bci-n nn eurtliqunlie \vliieh had caused the ocean to undulate iu an unusual way. The observer at Sausnlito reports thn-t when the pencil attached to the tide register was recording- the Japanese tidal wave he could not sec anything unusual in the appearance of tbe water. Earthquake waves or Uiose gif en rise by earthquakes arc transmitted with such enormous speed that the Japan disaster was recorded about 12 hours after It occurred. There are valuable records in the office of the coast and geodetic survey which show beyond question that a speed of six.miles-a minute,or 300miles an hour, is to be expected under such conditiODR. The overwhelming of Simoda, a town on the ifclnndof Niphon,nppearstoha?e been almost a complete parallel in physical manifestations with the recentoc- cnrrence at Yesso. On the 23d of December, 1854, a sharp earthquake shock was felt in Simoda tnd upon the shipping at 0 a. m. This was followed at quick intervals for half an hour. At 9; 30 th>-> sea was observed washing into the bay in one immense wave, 30 feet high, with awful velocity. In un instant the town of Simoda wa» overwhclmned and swept high from it« foundations. .This advance and recession of the water occurred many times. The Kussian frignte Diana was hurled about by the rising'nnd falling of the rwojars, which varied from less than 8 feet to-more than 40 feet. Copt. H. A. Adams wrote of the Simoda disaster that, the s«a rose five fathoms above' its usual height, "overflowing the town and carrying houses and temples before it in its retrent. TVhen it fell it, left but four feet of water in the harbor. It rose and Rank this wny five or EUC times, covering the shores of tho bay with the wreck o( boats, junks and buildings. Ooly 18 bouses were left standing in the whole place. The entire coast of Japan sccins to have (mffcred." ew Orleans picayune iucm./ The Chicago platform is a most radi-. oal : and' revolutionary expression:^ Its suppbrtcrtfwant a revolution, and those. 1 who havo'tho'-least to lose want it worse in the."hops-tliat.it will bring them again. ,I,t. remains to be seen if Mr. Bryan is fit '.to lead such a movement.: So far as talking goes, he seems'to be quite able-bodied. • ' • -.A' Bebiihe From the Sooth.:." AuRUSta (Ga.") Herald (Dem.) , . tu The platfbrm is by no means vmattne Tjctter judgment of Democracy,.wonld have, bntJit is what was expected. The declaration in favor of an income tax would have been more becoming in a dignified hodyJike .a.couveution ought to bo had^it been without mdeoently cene'urin'g : t.he'supreme court. i llRve Huuti^u.- That terrific happening, was recorded by the lide register at San Francisco 12 hours and 33 minutes later. Tbe d.»- tance between' Simoda and San Francisco is 4,527 nautical miles. The wave transmission varied, according to two estimates, from 358 mile* per hour to 370 miles per hour, or 6.2 miles per minute, which Is aboutslx times foster than the most speedy railroad train travels The tide gauge was established. 01 Fort Point about 1852 and was removed to Sausnlito by Prof. George Davidson Jn 1877. The first large earthquake, recorded on the.gn.uR* at thi» point wan that" the Simoda." The great convulsion at Kraitoa, in the Strait of Sundo, which took place only n few years ago, wa»reg Istered ot the Snupalito tide gaug*-, one the new* that a great earthquake had oc curred wa» made public by Prof, David St. P Atxulvecl From Vnrty Tien. n.^ Olobu (Dom.) t. Paunn. ou . Today every 'mair whose Democracy is 'graved on -his heart and stored among the ideals dearer to him tluur all save honor, is absoLved from party ties, . -A tfllitlCla* Faneral. Baltimore New«.tD"«m.r :• There is rip duty half so urgent . today w'the duty of i.eeing that the Chicago idea of .Democracy is bnried as deep fta xaea 01-. ajeujiu^rt*^j r "»•" possible next November The Principle, Not the inpport him, bat it cannot. It to not the man; bit the principle that actuates this poe 1 - •' " _ •'' ''"'. . mi.tak*«d their, ultra- ooune ao»btediy. drive piany .good men out ol the party. ' : . ,. cur son weeks before the Information wo otherwise known. From calculation: based on the record mode by the tid, gauge at Fort Point after -the Simodi disaster of 1954 the coast and goedeti survey wtunatod the average deptli of thcl'oclficocean.and theacc'jracy of tue estimation has been subsequently demonstrated by deep-sea soundings. Iti» an interesting fact, in view of tbc recent .calamity at Yesso. that the loss of life by earthquake disturbances up to 3890 on the entire earth has been at least 13,000,000. — San Francisco Call. A Cow Worth Mor« Than a.BUn. In tho United States tbe administration of tbc law affecting the civil right* of the citizen," his property right* growing out of the controversies betweeen man and man upon contracts, has come to be regarded as of much more importance than- the enforcement of tie law which protect* the life of the citizen All can notice that. The criminal law nnd Its administration has rather fallen Into disgrace. That is espe""^? tru , c of the large, cities of the country. All must agree that It is more important to protect n man's life than it U hl» property It the man's life is destroyed, if the a»WMin flrei into his house and tekea away his lite, is that not a greater deprivation than to deprive him of bis horw or bis cow, or even of all the other property which he pow«we«? >ow wby7i thi. the caw? It {.largely be- cause'trf the corrupt methods resorted totodefeatthelaw'»adniintstration,an<l becauK court, of justice look to | the •hadow In the shape of technicalities rather than to the substance in Ehupe of crime.—North American view. VASTNESS OF ST. PETER'S. It Produeo* Almost the Kffect ot Terror on thn Mind. The building is so far beyond ajiy familiar proportions that at first sight nil details are lost upon it.s broad front. The mind and judgment ore dazed ami staggered. The earth (should iwrt b« able to bear such weight upon its crast without cracking- and bending like an overloaded table. On each side the colonnades -run curving out like giant arms, olwnys open to receive the nations that go up there to worship. Tb<3 dome broods over all, like a giant's head motionless in meditation. The vastness of the structure takes hold of a man as be issues from the street by which he lias come from Sant' Ang-elo. In the open space in the square and in the ellipse between the colonnades and on the steps. 200,000 men covild be drawn up in rank and file, horsu and loot nnd g-uns. Excepting- it, be on some especial occasion, there are rarely more than 200 or 300 persons in sight. The paved emptiness makes one draw a breath of surprise, and human • eyes seem too small to take in. all the flatness below, oil the breadth before, nnd all the height above. Token together, tlie picture is too big for convenient sight. The impression itself moves unwieldily in the crampe<l brain. A building almost 500 feet high produces a monstrous effect upon the) mind. Set down in words, a description of it conveys no clear conception; seen for the first time, the impression produced by itcannotba put into language, t is something like a shock to the Intel- igence, perhaps, and not altogether a pleasant one. Carried beyond tbe lim- ts of a mere mistalce, exaggeration becomes caricature; but when, it, is magnified beyond humanity's common measures, it may acquire an element •pproaching to terror. The awestricken giants of mythology were but magnified men. The first sight of St. Jeter's affect- one as though, in the •veryday .streets, walking, among 0»e« fellows,' one should meet with a man 40 feet high.—Marion Crawford, in >ntury. "REMEDY. aotMttm** Brinci Kellel. The capriciousness of >my fever and. the occasional relief obtained from an entirely empirical method of treatment •warrant the publication of any means which . hM proved successful, in tho hope that It m* r be of use to fcomeotier person afflicted with this annoying dia- euse. Fcber, of Hamburg, reports his own cose, which bos been so severe a« to necessitate his using a closed carriage oil through the summer. , Hi» reiie* was brought about from accidentally noticing that in the winter a ooryz* was usually accompanied with hotears, which regained their normal temperature when the discharge from the roao was established. HE determined to tr.r n reversed order of effect on .the hay fever in the summer, and began, accordingly, to rub bis. eara until they . became red and hot. It is now the third year that he ha* been able to lead nn endurable existence during hay fever season. He«ay«: " As soon M the leastaenwitlon of f ull- DCSS In the nose appears, there ia recognized a certain amount of pallor in the ears. A thorough rubbing of the ears at times even to contusion, ha» always succeeded in freeing; tfie naanl mucous membrane from Its' couge»tlon. "Tbe rubbing, however, must be thoi^ ougb, and-rcpe»ted-a« often aa the least symptom of congestion returns to the nose. Since using til« nvana I have been able to take long dandy walks, sil, and even sleep, with open window)., or pass an evening- In my garden without distress. "Several patients have-had relief from this treatment, always In proportion to the thoroughness of the rabbin*, and I hope by this means some other physician may be able to give hia pa- . tients the some great relief."—Chicago Tribune. HAY FEVER Knbblnc th» The funeral' customs among some of the Swiss are most peculiar. At Uie death of a person the family inserts a formal, black-edged announcement in the papers, asking for sympathy and stating that "the mourning urn will be exhibited certain hours on a special day In front of the house where the person died there is placed a little black table, covered with a black cloth, on which stands a large black jar. Jnto this the friends and aeqnaintances of the family drop little black-margined; visiting'cards,' sometime* -with -a. few v words of sympathy on-.them.. TieJirn... ts put out on the table on the day of tn* funeral. No one exceptgentlemen ev«r; go to the-churchyajrdVand aey getoeraW ]y'follow 'the 'hearse' on foot;- though sometimes ..carriages- are naed. .The. horses that draw the hearse have long block cloaks on, with places cut out for them to see through. > An>'jmBii who met* av fnnetW •proces«jon<; in variably lifts his hat until it baa passed. The eravevarda.are very: difjlerenit from the Amerlcip cemeteriea... .Instead of placing the dead in private lot*, as here, they are'-buried occordii>g to the year In which they died. Thus, In going to 1b« <rravea of departed friends, the visitor must remember the year of the death* and starch along the rows until the desired mound 1* f * ^r»-i«iro^Jewfc

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