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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 7

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, May 14, 1895
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Double the satisfaction obtained from ordinary soap and only half the expense and bother. That's why thousands of thoughtful, thrifty women use Santa Clans Soap. They have learned by practical, thorough tests that for washday or everyday use there is no soap in the •world that nearly equals SANTA ClAUS SOAP Sold everywhere. Made only by The N. K. Fairbanh Company, • Chicago. HAULING IN SHAD. A F»rlo<l of KxcltomHiit Amone the Fl»h- urm«n. When the ha'.f-cirnle outlined by tho corks is less than onu hundred feet in di.arnoti'r the interest becomes feverish, and tho float is a sucnc of intense hut subdued incitement, says Lippincott's Miipui-.inc, Two liiifi.s of men, with 8truimn<r muscles, haul steadily on the hand-lines, su{,',<;nstin{; the athletic contest that is called the rope-pull, and even the cnfrimi cotifrlis and sputters, ns though collecting its energies for tho critical moment now approaching. The silence is unbroken, except tho voice of the superintendent R-iv- his orders, and an occasional cx- tion, impossible to restrain, from some of the ncffrocs. The water within the net is violently agitated by tho thousands of fins and tails Veatinff it into foam. A grunt sturg-con is thrashing about him furiously, and the haul- Ing is suspended until a man can go out In a boat and spear him. The tug and strain begin again; and now tho moment lias arrived that will test tho strength of knot and the quality of fiber .In the seine. In the old method of fishing from 'the shore there was a gradual slope from tho middle of tho •elver to the point where tho catch was Handed, but in float-fishing it is necessary to raise the whole catch along tho surface of that Inclined piano which slopes to the bottom of the water. In tho progress of the catch up this slope tho strain on the meshes of the net Is tremendous, for the middle of tho seino is now practically converted into a great bug full of straggling sliad and hen-ing. The flapping prey is in sight, •nnd every muscle is at utmost tension. Foot by foot the seine comes in, and at the moment it reaches the top of the plane the lead-line is held taut, a dozen . hands grasp the cork line and draw it Inward, and the iish arc landed in an avalanche on the platform. NOT TO BE HAD IN GERMANY. Borne or tlm Thing* Tlmt American" Can't Iluy Therf. In tho old world ono is supposed to be able to secure nil the comforts and luxuries of life if ono has tho wherewithal which commands them, but I hnvo discovered that marks and gros- chen will not'procurc Germany some of the things that dollars and dimes will In America, says a Ueriin letter in tho York Sun. Take the thing one E TRIUMPH OF LOVE IS HAPPY. rilUITFUL MAIUUAUE." Kverr Man Who Would Know tho Grand Truth* tho Flnln Fnctx. tho New »l»co»erlcii of Meillcul .Science M Applied to Married Lite, Who Waald Alone for Piint Irror» niul Avoid Future Filial!", Should Sc::ttrc Ihe Wonderful Llltlo Hook Called " Complete Dlnnhood, nnd Iloivto.it- tnln It." "Here nt last Is Jnforrontlon from n. high medical source thitt ronst work wonders with •tht»ftent>railono(meD." , .The book fully ikticrlbea n method by which to ftctnln full visor and mnnly power. A moihod by which to und all unnatural drains on tho system. To cnrt nervousness, lack of solf-coutro!,-dc- sponrteney, Ac. , , To exchange ft Jaded nnd worn nature for one of bright.nes*, buoyancy and power. To cure forever effects of excesses, overworn. To Vivo fall strcnclh, development and tone to cvory portion auil orpan of the body. Afte no barrier. Failure Impossible. Two thousand references. , . .. Tho book is purely mcdien I nml scientific, useless to eiiriosityaockurs, invaluable to in en who Tioetl it. ipnirlne man, who had. applied to T.S, 'ter wrote: , ..,, 11, I tell von that first day is one'I a r,or forget. ^ Jurf bubbled wiih joy. 1 ...inlixl to hue everybody and tell tlienuny old self had died yesterday, Jinti my new *M •was. born to-dav. Why didn't you toll \no when I ttrst wrote tliiU 1 would ilnd it this •way?" And another thus: ••"If.you dumped a cart load of gold at no feet It would not brinfr »« c n Kindness into m> life as your method ha* done." •i Writ* to the ERIE MCIMCAL COMPANY, J»ullalo. N. Y., and a.-'k for the little book wSled! "COMFLBTE MANHOOD." Kefcrlo tbjs paper, and the company prorais** to send the took. In sealed envelope, without any nwrk*, »ud entirely free, until It la well intro- likes to eat and doesn't get. The Uer mans certainly excel in cooking vegetables aud all farinaceous foods, but they haven't the remotest idea of how ta prepare a beefsteak or a roast. They consider the Americans nnd the English tt crly barbarous because of their preference for rarely done meats. Their own arc always cooked to a dark-brown color, and mutton and beef are not to be distinguished from each other by the sense of taste. Tlielr favorite meat, aside from sausages, seems to be hare, a dry, tasteless food, which suggests stowed chips about as much as anything. Oysters you may secure in midwinter, but they arc very small and very expensive. A German girl said to me one day, as wo passed n, restaurant where austern wore advertised for sale: "Habcn sic austern ID Amerika schon gegessen?" and she was surprised when I replied that we could have them almost any day in Xew York. She had tasted thorn once. A QUEER AFFIDAVIT. Specimen of Legal PhraieoloRy by a Rural JnMlee. The pioneer lawyer, In whatever country his fortune may bo cast, is certain to have experiences worth remembering. Officers there are usually not elected for any special qualifications, but because better men lire not available. A correspondent offers a case in point, says tho Youth's Companion. In a western village a certain "Squire" Thomas was elected justice 1 of the peace, and as his bailiwick was ! many miles distant from tho county site, ho was furnished with blank 1 affidavits for use in cases ruturnable-to tlie county court. These blanks concluded with the statutory words, "contrary to law and against the peace and dignity of the state." 'Tho first affidavit the county court received from the newly elected justice read: "Before mo, a justice of the peace, appeared A. B., who, being duly sworn, deposes and says that on the day of C. D. committed an aggravated assault upon tho person of A. B. by throwing a rock the size of an egg at ,the head of the said A. B., which would have hit the said A. B. on the head and killed him, if ho hadn't 'a' dodged contrary to law and against tho peace and dignity of the state." Not knowing whether to indict C. D. for throwing tho rock, or A. B. for dodging contrary to law and against the peace and dignity of the state, tho attorney compromised tho matter by dropping the case. Trial* of TonrlnM. There turned up at Hamilton, in the Bermudas, the other day, a company of several hundred British tourists, including Sir Arthur Sullivan and many musical and literary folks of some distinction. They were a sorry nnd bedraggled crowd, nnd their appearance was partly explained by the fact that they had left a oix weeks' washing ashore at one of tho far-down islands und had coine away without it, so that everybody was, at a low ebb of linen. They were cheered with the hope that the British cruiser Blake, whoso captain had promised to fetch up the missing garments, would soon arrive in tho harbor. This hope was disappointed, for the excursionists left on schedule time, a few hours before tho arrival of the Blake with their linen. Those that saw them at Hamilton arc wondering how they looked on reaching Great Britain. This Manjrhtrr of ElcphnnU. In Berlin a number of African travelers, colonial politicians and scientific •men have formed a "committee for the purpose of taming and preserving the African elephant/' It is computed, ac- .cording to statistical data of the exports of ivory, that no fewer than from fifty to sixty thousand elephants in Africa ore killed every year. The committee say, that being so. the time is not far distant when the last elephant in Africa will, says the London Dailv News, have disappeared. With such prospect in view, tho committee : have decided to put a stop to this mis- ! chicvous slaughter. By taming and maintaining the last representatives of a f ast-d-ving-out animal world the .committee hope to pre%erve unimpaired the enormous power the elephant is known to possess, so that be may be of still farther use to mankind. The German Colonial company have already devoted : a large sum of money to this purpose, and now the colonial department of the foreign office have augmented this sum J by granting a liberal allowance. j THE WOULD'OF SPORTS. Can Wo Keep the America's Cup on This Side? oniiKGrirroVii. Kllly K<lwards—Thn Turf- roon or America and .Juhii A. fl<;ane»- ge-y—Dwyer'n Prospect** in Knjjlaad —Growth of ttio Uicycl« Cr;nc. I COPYRIGHT. iSOa] HE sporting even t par ' cellence of the year, the one o most impor tance to Ameri cans, is the con test for the America's cup which will tuki place on thi ocean course of the >"cw York Yach club, between the 7th and 14th of next September. The visible prize of this contest is the oup offered by the queen of Eng land, in 1351, for competition among the yachts of all nations. It was valuec THE AMERICA'S CUP. then at one hundred sovereigns. Plate of this character is frequently overhauled. 1 have no doubt that many American silversmiths would be glad to duplicate this "eup" for ¥250. Since the cup was won by the yacht America, in the regatta from Cowos, around the Isle of Wight, Ang-ust 2.1851, the English have made seven unsuccessful attempts to recover it, and the expense attendant upon these futile attempts has been over $1,000,000. Ihe eighth attempt will be made at the cost of Lord Dunraven and the other members of his English syndicate of not less than *ir>0,000. In the attempts to wrest the cup from us sixteen races have been sailed, in all kinds of weather, and of these only one was won by the English representative. That one was taken by the Livonia, in her race against the Columbia, October 10, 1S71. The Columbia was disabled. The day before she had beaten her competitor nearly eleven .minutes, in the succeeding races of the series the Sappho took the Columbia's place and beat the Livonia with ease. It is needless to state that the English would not have spent a tithe of the money it has cost them to try to regain the cup merely because of its intrinsic or sentimental value. They are too practical for that. They know that the cup is the visible emblem of naval superiority, and that while it remains in our possession the claim that England is the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world is refuted by the fact that we won the cup from a fleet of the best products of England's most capable naval designers and constructors, and for nearly half a century we have laughed to scorn their attempts to win it bc,dt. Before the war American built ships' and steamers were the fastest, the finest and most profitable that floated.- Hundreds of thousands of dollars v.ere spent annually in this country by for- BH.I.T' EDYTAT.DS. cign nations and citizens for vessels. The civil war and the change in the material construction from wood to iron enabled England to become almost supreme in shipbuilding. A change has taken place in the last ten years. America is again forging to the front as a shipbuilding nation. Our new war steamers far exceed in speed, armninent and ability to trarel long distance without recoaling those of any other nation. China and Japan will. In the next five years, spend millions of dollars for new war steamers. If vre resist successfully the eighth attempt to wrest the cup from us, which, will be made next September, at least half of this money ought to be spent^in our shipyards, and doubtless it wilL That is why all Americans, regardless of political preferences, should desire the Defender to beat the English yacht, be she Ailsa or Valkyrie III., or, better still, the prince of Wales' pet, the Britannia. • . The English have long claimed, and their persistency in making the claim and in reiterating it has induced many to believe it, that they can build ships far cheaper than we can. This is a fallacy. Their first-class ships cost mote than we can build them tor. as nas been proved in the cases of the St. Louis and St. Paul. The ohoap tramp steamers they build ooukl not got a register from the United St—tes government. They do not come up to our requirements in many essentitils. Regarding our prospects of retaining the cup, 1 can only :~iy that they are fairly good, though it must be admitted we have more to fear than ever before. . This is because the English have, reluctantly, adopted rr.any of the features that go to make up the distinguishing points of American boats. Practically, the Ailsa is an American model. In breadth of. beam, in shal- lowncss of hold and in her practically fin keel she far more closely resembles our boats than any in England. The Valkyrie 111. will 'have to be fleet to beat her. I think the Defender, though, will be an improved Ailsa. Possession is nine points of the law, and any lawyer will tell that it is easier, with a fair title, to hold on to property than it is to obtain possession of it. I hope it will be found so in the. ease of the America's cup. The tnrfmcn of America owe a great deal of gratitude to Hon. John A. Hennessey, member of the assembly for one of the Brooklyn districts, for his efforts in behalf of the Porcy-Grny racing bill. Mr, Hennessey is a young man, on the sunny side of forty, yet he is one of the 'best-informed and most entertaining turf writers in the country. Thoroughly honest himself, he has always advocated honesty in racing, and ' his labors often put him at variance with men high on the turf who were ever ready to "pull oil' a good thing" by hook or bv crook. These men and their methods Mr. Hennessey has fought in and out of season under his nom de plume, "Black and Blue, 1 ' and many a job he has exposed, ;md many another he has frustrated. Last fall in the closing hours of the constitutional convention in Albany, an amendment to the constitution making it felony to bet on a, horse race was slipped through the convention along with a number of meritorious amendments. When the constitution was submitted to the people for ratification at the polls the anti- racing amendment was in tho section containing the most desirable additions to the constitution, and it was approved by a large majority of the votes. This winter a 'bill was introduced by Mr. Percy, \vhich was afterward amended by Mr. Grey, and subsequently changed materially in committee, which permits racing in New York state and virtually allows wagers to be made between individuals on the European plan. This bill has had the support of all the best turfmen in the state, including the Belmonts, August and Perry, the Keenes, the Lawrences; in fact, all interested in horse raising. Its opponents have been strict church members, who, through religious scruples, never GKIFFO Ai~D EDWABDS SPAR. will favor racing, no matter how honestly conducted, and their odd allies, the pool-room keepers, whose business will be destroyed by it. Mr. Hennessey has been the champion of the bill in tho legislature, and his thorough knowledge of the turf and of parliamentary law has been of inestimable value to the bill time and again. His friends hope to see him in congress ere many years. The cleverest lightweight boxer in America to-day undoubtedly is Alfred Griffiths, more commonly known as "Young Griffo." He is from Australia, and is a phenomenon in build as well as in skill. Only five feet two inches tall, his neck is as big round as John L. Sullivan's and his chest girth is almost as great as Jim Corbctt's. He is wonderfally sturdy, and so clever te he in'ducking and parrying that it is almost imoossible to hit him fairly and T N paint the best is the J- cheapest Don't be misled by trying what is said to be "just as good," but when you paint insist upon having a genuine brand of Strictly Pure White Lead ft costs no more per gallon than cheap paints, and lasts many times as long. Look out for the brands ofWhite Lead offered you ; any of the following are sure: "Anchor," "Southern," "Eckstein," "Bed Seal," "Kentucky," "Collier." FOR COLORS.—National Lead Co.'s Pure White Lead Tinting Colors. These cotes are sold In one-pound cans, each can betas sufficient to tint 35 pounds of strictly Pure Whfte Lead the desired sbade; they are in property-owners ty having our book on ^"""j andcolowsird. Send us a postal card and get both free. NATIONAL LEAD CO., New Yo-k. Cincinnati Branch, . ScTCUth and Freeman Avenue, Cincinnati. What is Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitchers prescription for Infants and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. It is a harmless substitute for Paregoric, Drops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil It is Pleasant. Its guarantee is thirty years' use br Millions of Mothers. Castoria destroys Worms and allay* feverishness. Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd, cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. Castoria reliever teething troubles, cures constipation and flatulency. Castoria assimilates the food, regulates the stomach and bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Cas« toria is the Children's Panacea—the Mott32*3 Friend. Castoria. "Castori* I« »n excellent medicine for children. Mothers have repeatedly told me of its good effect upon their children. 1 ' DR. Q. C. OSOOOD, Lowell, Mass. 11 Castoria is the best remedy for children of which I am acquainted. I hope the day is oot far distant when mothers willconsidar th<s real interest of their children, and use Castoria in- gtead of tho various quack nostrums which ore destroying their loved ones, by forcing opium, morphine, soothing syrup and other hurtful •gents down their throats', thereby sending them to premature gmes." Dn. J. F. KINCHKLOI^ Conway, Ark. Castosoa. " Castorin is so wclE adapted to child ren«B>' I recommend it assupsriortoauy pnMcripttB: known to me." H. A. ARCH**, H. D, 11) So, Oxford St., Brooklyn, " Our physicians iu tho children's ment have spoken hicMy of their enco In their outside pr-ictlai -w aud although wo only ha.vo among medical supplies what is known as products, yet w« are free to confess merits of Castoria has won u« to look favor upon it." UNITED Hosrrrii. AND Boston, ALLEN C. Surra, Prn., <xa Th« Centaur Company, TI Murray Street, New York City. E GOING TO MAKE GARDEK It'wlll pay you to be particular as to wbose seeds yon buy. We are now in the market with a full line of Landret h's seeds for the 'season of 1895, and I wish to say to t-he gardeners and others using seed*, that while Landreth's seeds may be a little higher price then spine othew they are always fresh, clean and true to name, and as we handle no other seeds except those grown by Landretb. & Sons of Philadelphia ow 1 easterners may rely on getting nothing but the very best. I believe that the cost of the seeds is nothing compared to the crop, and when a person time the trouble to put out a garden, he should use nothing but the very best, We handled Landreth's seeds for four vears and have never heard a single complaint; in fact, our customers unhesitatingly pronounce them perfeiK in ever particular, and as an evidence of thia fact, we have almost the entire trade of all the cardeners around Loganeport as well as many from,;c distance Our trade has increased on this particular line of goods mono than tenfold since we have been in the business? We also have a full lino- of garden tools and field seeds Remember that the firm of Landreth & Sons has been no years In inf occupation of seed growing. George Harrison. 617,623 Broadway. squarely In the lace, ills denclencies are a pair of bad hands, whicb cannot hit as effectively as they did five years ago, and a lack of shiftiness on his feet. So far, si ace his arrival In this country, he has either outpointed all the men he has fought or succeeded in making 1 draws with them, except in one case, that being his bout with Jack JIc- Auliffe. In that the referee'awarded the victory to McAuliff e. The decision should have been a draw. Twenty years ago Billy Edwards was the champion lightweight of America, and. really, of England as well, for he outpointed its cleverest boxer, and had he chosen' to remain abroad he could easily have maintained the title against all comers. In his day men won fistic championships in bare-knuckle fights, and they seldom boxed matches with, gloves. When they did the gloves worn were the "eight-ounce pillows." In his time Edwards was the best "glover'' known, and among the men he defeated with them was Steve Taylor, a Heavyweight, who afterward fought John L. Sullivan. . lie has been out of the ring for several years. Nearly ten years ago he boxed Charley Mitchell'm the Madison Square garden. Edwards did not weigh over a hundred and thirty-five pounds, while Mitchell was forty pounds heavier. The police stopped the bout in the third round. MjtcheU had the best of it. Though Edwards is now in his fifty- third year, he is willing to box Griffo four rounds, provided ho has a guarantee of a satisfactory amount of money, win or lose, for so doing. Griffo has not received the offer with favor. He and his backer :ay that "there would be no honor in defeating an old man." There might be considerable money in it, however, and as they are eager for money, many think that the honor portion of the affair is not the real reason for their nonacceptance of Edwards' offer. It might be very unpleasant to ORIGIN OF SPOONING. 'Rxplanatlon of • Term Much In Voroe at explain, everybody potes fun • aff- t&e lover. In fact, that unhappy character Is never heroic in real life,-no matter what great gobs of heroism, are p3«& about him on the stage, and .in all thei romantic story books. The girl In lotc, and the boy in love, arc said to be "spooney." When a "spooning" party is gives, the committee in charge of the event receives a spoon from each person who attends, or else presents each gue*t with a spoon. These spoons are fcmd- fully dressed in male and female attire, and are mated either by the similarity of costume or by a distinguishing ril»- bon. The girls and boys whose: epooa* are mates are expected to t=.l:c cara of each other during the continuance 'of the social gathering. Of course, the distribution of the spoons is made with the greatest possible carefulness, the aim being to «: place them as to properly fit the casc'of the young people to whom they "are presented. The parties are usually -given by the young people of some neighborhood, where the j^-rsonal preferences of each spooney is well known, and. they are the source of no end of fun. '& is possible, also, that they serve as aids to matrimony as well, and arc therefore commendable, since an avowal,« rendered more easv to a diffident swnin after he feels that his passion is not a. secret, but that his weakness for •&. spooney maiden is known to his friends and enemies on the committee which., dispenses the spoons. It may be mentioned that after the spoons have been. distributed among the guests, each. couple retires for consultation regarding the reasons which caused thc-awarc. of mated spoons in their case. This consultation is known by the name dE "spooning." From early cbiW-. hood there *>-• hundreds who tt< rffllcicd with titfe; terrible dltiow. •which the media*:. men and even Hot8prfngil.il to benefit. 8. fi.lt tun made » wonderfo.1 record In the cur* OI ' ECZEMA; Apropos the recent disturbance in religious circles over the definition of "spooning" the Tennessee version of it is given, says the St. Louis Eepublic. "Spooning" parties are popular ia some quarters. They take then-name from a good old English word, which •was intended to ridicule the alleged fantastic actions of a young man or a young woman who is in love. For some reason, which no one .ever could FROM iSwied-'blood f liUm «n>«»7 f »J«, DJoTtd the dit-l HWitfttetcahajf. «K cannot afford to risk the barmfall eflfectt otro»- —-•-• and pouahp'"" »«^^» ,*w~H*, they aie worie than the dta- 6. Or B. 1^ '-^ — _ _ _ —- -w— — guaranteed mudr T^TJ- tabte, containing DO di% or mineral of any kto«J. Send foroartreatt«B«K. fw«. SWIFT_ eesxstf- CO...

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