THE ttwtm tm* . TOWA. WEDNESDAY. AtJatJST 3. 1892, IOWA. PERSONAL POIXTS. Mrs. Eramons Elaine i§ at the Stanwood, Bat Harbor. She will decide in a few days tu to a cottage for the tummer. as several are being heid for her awaiting her choice. Ex-Senator Ingalls is now in Vienna, whence he will go to Rome and then back to Berlin, where he haa already made a brief stay. He will return home by way of Paris and London about September 1. » « « King Charles of Roatnania, who is now visiting Queen Victoria, ifl known to the western world chiefly as the husband of "Carmen Sylva," the poet-Qaeen .Elizi- betb, but bis fame in Europe rests on much more substantial ground. He is a very enlightened monarch, and during the quarter of a century he has ruled over Rjumania he has brought that .little kingdom from chaos to perfect order. H« IB fifty.two years old and "every inch a king," as a British statesman once said of him. * * * Th» heroine of the latest novel in which England is interested, MIES Kirkorlian's A Daughter of Mystery, is a gypsy girl pOBsesbtd of extraordinary mesmeric powers. It is just a little more than a century, by the way, since Dr. Mesmer, the German delver into the occult, gave novelty-loving Paris its first experience of the mysterious mental force which now, under the guise of hypnotism, ij so much in vongne. His seances were attended by many of the fashionables whose heads were soon to fall beneath Dr. Guillotin's dread machine until finally the academy, for the public good, put a stop to Mesmer'6 antics. It was just « that time, too, that Paris was learning its first lesions of the balloon from the Mont- golfiers' teachings, and duchesses were not too proud to shake hands with the daring aeronaut De Eozier atter his tirst ascent in one of the new hot-air bags. » » » The guests of the Fountain house, Waukesha, were astounded Monday night on learning that while the hop was in progress Miss Lulu Kerr, daughter of A.ldeiman William E. Kerr, of Chicago, had quietly gone with Rupert L. Ualvert, of St. Louis, to the residence of Rev. Dr. Blue, of the Presbjteriun church, and, with Mrs. Biue and N. T. Powell, ot Atlanta, Ga., as witnesses, had been married. The bride is petite, pretty and scarcely 18 yearn of age, while the groom in hanuhoine, 2iJ>eaiB old, vice president of the Vane-C<tlvezt Paint company of Sfc. Louis, and worth $500,000. Mr. Kerr had left for Chicago early in the day, and another gentleman to whom Misa Kerr •was aaid to be engaged had just arrived, so that the whole affair resolvea itself into a romantic elopement. Mrs,[ Kerr was at .the upringa, however, and was induced to give her blessing, so it ia lilely that Mr. and Mrs. Calvert will start in married life aa the hero and heroine of a pretty and «uccessful romance. * * * Marshal MacMahon is going to publish bis memoirs. What a lot of fellows there are who think that the world ia aching to have them tell about affairs that were worn threadbare in the papera years ago. THE LATEST NEWS. OESNKBAL, THR Kansas corn crop is reported almost a total losa. FIFTY fatal cases of sunstroke and a bunated prostrations occarred in Chicago. THXMAB R. REED was renominated for congress by acclanmticD at the first district republican convention. COL. W. A. McCoRKLE, of Charleston, has been nominated uy me democrats tor governor of West Virginia. KAKSAS corn is reported to have been badiy scorched and injured by the hot weather of last week. PBOFESSOB LLBWELLTH EVAXS, late of Lane Seminary, Cincinnati, aied Thursday atBala, Wales, from heart disease. H. C. FBICK continues to improve, and his physician expects him to be oat in a tew days. Another knife wound is found oa the patient. THE American federation of labor at Denver, on ihe recommendation of President Gompers, declared a boycott on Rochester clothing. THK national conference of superintendents of schools for the ueaf is in session at Colorado Springs. Prof. Alexander Graham Bell is present. A MAD dog a'c Sorrento, 111., bit a number ot horses, pigs, cattle, and several hogs, and the people ot that section are now alarmed over the probability of an epidemic of hydrophobia. IT is charged that certain labor organizations have undertaken to secure the de- leuc af the world's fair appropriation because their offer to secure t its passage for $1U,000 wa° rejected. JOHN REID, of the old book firm, Reid & Field is dead in Boston, aged eighty, tie was lieutenant govenor of Massucbu setls in 1851, and a member of congress for several terms. THE supreme court of Michigan has declared the democratic gerrymander of senatorial and representative districts unconstitutional, and the secretary ot state is ordered to issue notices of election in accordance with the redistributing acts of 1891. Rudyard Kipling will spend the summer in Samoa with Robert LJUIB Stevenson, and they will swap opinions on American newspaper syndicatea and their penurious treatment of brilliant geniusea. DIllECT TAX FOll ROADS Among tho foremost agitators for the building of better country roads is ex-Gov. James A, Beaver, or! Pennsylvania, who made this the subject of an executive message during his term of office. Gov- Beaver has written for the August number of the Forum an explanation why most communities find it difficult to get gpod roads. The school tax, he says, we have become accustomed to; so we have become accustomed to be taxed for charitable institutions and for the relief of the pool, but in most states the habit of generations so far as concerns the improvement of loada, has been the ineffective system of working tte roada, so that most men have not only had it firmly fixed in their minds that roads are not proper subjects for direct taxation, but that the highways might be made by a small contribution of personal labor. It ia this long and deeprooted habit and unwillingness to pay a direct sufficieui road tax that is the primary cause of our national disgrace in having so few good highways; and the remedy lies in such an agitation as ia happily now going on w most states for a keener public appreciation of the direct commercial benefits of well-built roads. ACCJHDINO to the Railway Age, of Chicago, 14 railroad companies representing 1,188 miles ot road and stock ana bond cupitul of $68,000,000 w\ro sold out undor foreclosure in tie past jix months; and 24 roads of 9,179 miles and $3.U,800,POO of stock and bond capital were put in charge of receivers. These aggregates as to mile age and capital have never been exceeded in tho same time in the record of railroad foreclosures. The going to pieces of the big Richmond Terminal aggregation, ol properties accounts for the exceptional nature o( the figures. TWELVE thousand insurgents are in camp wuhin siuht of Tangier. OVER thirty cases of suicide were report ed to the police of Berlin laat week. A EUROPEAN conference will ba summoned by Spain t j deal * ith the Morocco question and England, Germany, Austria and Italy will be represented at the conference. EMPEKOB WILLIAM'S yacht Meteor ar rived at Cowes y.'bterday, flying ten win' ning ilaga. DUBIKG a theatrical performance at Rurbl, France, Wednesday evening, the keats foil and eighty of the audience were seriously injured. OFFICIAL returns from St. Petersburg fcr Juiv 23 to 25, »how 2,5&3 new cases and 1,465 deaths trom the chulera infected iistricts. A HECOUNT ot the returns of the election at Ureenock, Scotland, seats a liberal unionist instead of a Gladstonian, and Mr. jladstone's majority in the house of com mons is reducea thereby to forty. A EUROPEAN conference will be summoned by Spain to deal with the Morocco question and England, Germany, Austria and Italy will be represented at the conference. THREE cases of smallpox have been discovered among Japanese laborers at Nampa, Idaho. The other Japanese are being run away Irom the place. ADVICES from Vlaclivostock report thai there are 12,000 men engaged in laying the eastern section of the Trans-Siberian railway, and that the work will be completed next autumn. MB. GLADSTONE'S health, despite the fatigues incident upon the campaign through which h« has just passed, is good. He waa waited upon at Hawarden jesterday by a delegation of 30C Liberals of Leeds, to whom he made speech. EDOENE WOLF;, the newspaper correspondent in German east Africa, telegraphs to the Tageblatt that Dr. Stuhlrnan, the second in command of lEmiu Pasha's ex pedition, is ill at Bagamoyo and that he IB lying at the point of death. THE Cologne Gazette alleges that the Atrican natives who recently repulsec Barren von Bulow's forces in the Moshi territory, near Kilimanjaro, had been supplied with a large number of Snider riffles and 30,000 cartridges by the British Edtt Africa company. OitlMiu. Two stage robbers and murderers, brothers, were lynched in California. 'I HE notorious Daltons robbed a bank at Ei llduo, Okla. T. A. PHILADELPHIA speculator killed a broker and then committed suicidu. GEOHQE K. SI&TAKE, a New Yoik banker, committed buicide by Hbootiug in u room at thu Manhattan club Wednesday night. A BEEit glass, thrown from an excursion tram from Joliet to Spaingdeld, struck and killed a woman as bhe wan passing along the railway in the outsknts ot Blooinington, 111., Sunday. FIBB8 AWD COXOREiS. FRIDAY, Jnly 22. StKATB.—The labor resolutions of Mr. Ptffer wire taken up and discn&ed by bat gentleman. He recommended that he government stand aloof and let employer and employed settle the matter for bemselves. The resolutions were referred o the committee on education and labor. Mr. White, of Louisiana, vigorously at- acked the anti-option bill, as it came up again to-day, but further action was de- ayed. The senate confirmed the following nominations: Andrew D. White, of New York, minister to Russia; A. L. Snowden, of Pt nnsylvania, minister to Spain; Truxon Beale, of California, minister to jreece, Rcmnania and v ervia; John C. tlotchkiss, of Iowa, surveyor of customs at DeaMoines; John A. Barnes, of Illinois, consul at Chemnitz; Darty H. Brush, of South Dakota, consul at Hasina. The jouee bill authorizing the officers of the United States warship Baltimore to accept medals conferred upon them by King o! Sweeden in recognition'of their services in conveying home the remains of Ericsson, was passed. Mr. Sayres, of Texas, submitted a conference report on the general dtficiency bill. The hcu;e non-concurred to the amendmant in regard to the payment of the Pacific railroads. It was agreed to devote three hours and a half to debate on the disputed items. SATURDAY, July 23 SENATE.—Mr. Morgan introduced a 11 empowering the governrnpnt to take possession of the Central and Onion Pacific railway until their debt, to the gov- jrnment is paid, the road to bi managed ay a board of directors. A deba'eon the silver question took place between Messrs. Teller and others. HOUSE.—The French spoliation claims in the general deficiency bill were taken up. They amount to $737,785. The senate amendment providing for the pav- ment of the claims was rejected—yeas, 79; nays, 117. POB CHIJLJJBEN OF ALL, AGES. Suggestions a* to the Safest Way to Eat ia this Hot Season. People don't suffer in the summer from Lhe heat, but from improper food and— indigestion. "Did you ever notice," says a writer in one of the magazines this month, "that in nine cases out of ten, when a man has been taken home from hia work, having fallen with what is termed 'sunstroke,' bia wife remembers that he had Keen complaining of some stomach trouble?" CFood is "improper," that fails to supply the system with what Doctor Gull aptly calls "the raw material of the blood." OTbe child who ia trying to play all day in this vacation time and complains of head ache, or cannot sleep, or, in spite of the out-door air and plenty ot: exercise, is pale and languid, or has no appetite at breakfast, and is fussy and irritable—that child ia very numerous. And the cause— The child needs better food, food that will give nourishment to the brain aud the nervous system aud the muscles; food that contains the elements of nourishment and repairs the waste that always goes on. At night, just before bedtime, give the child or invalid a glassful of lactated food. It makes a delicous drink; it contains all the food elements; it nourishes the digestive organs, and will draw thi; blood from the brain to the stomach, and the child will have calm and refreshing sleep. In the morning, one who used lactated food the night before, will feel like a new person, will have a vigorous appetite for ureakfast, a clear head and ambition and good spirits. The overworked business man and the woman who feels "tired," any person who is out of sorts this hot weather, should follow this plain suggestion, and drink a glaasful of lactated food at night before retiring. Lactated food ia lh« proper nourishment for children of all ages, in the summer. It keeps the baby well, gives health to the child, briags strength and vigor to the middle-aged, and is a perfect diet for the old folks. It is not a medicine and it is not a secret mixture. It is a pure food, safe, simple and invaluable for infants and invalids. Phyaicans all recommend it, nurses use it, and it is a long and'well- tried diet in nurseries and institutions for the aged and infirm. It is good. A PKETTY PICTURE. A BUSINESS block was burned at Carrollton. , jesieiuay. Loss, 1100,000. ¥IRU in tho South St. Paul packing hcubf, a lots of about $75,000. 'I UK tulo \voiks of the Edison general electric plant at Schenectedy, N. Y., wan lurmd Monday morning, The loss is $75,000. By die capsizing of' a rowboat in the Canadian channel off Bilie Isle, Sunday attemoon, two unliuovin perbous were drowned iiiid a thiid had a uuiruw escape Irom dentil. THE business portion of the town of Bodlc, Ntv., was de'btrojed by firu, Wednesday . Los^s estimated at §100,000. Mciny people suffered, and misery prevails. THE boiler in the shingle mil) at flart- nell tmd Soiith, on OUego lake, blew up Tnurbday morning, killing four men, tutallicg injuring one other, and demolishing the mill. MRS JAMES ANDERSON, of Rockford, whobt) hutbwLd wat billed in a railroad here two years ago, was driven to insanity by the intense heat Wednesday. Some Charmiuff Word 1'Hintluj: on Nat- urc'K BoaulloH, It would be difficult to find a more charming bit < f word painting than the following paragraph f*-om Howard Seely's splendid story "Held Up ah Sin Angelo" in the July Peterson's Magazine: -The: brief Texan winter waxed and waned. The morning mists trooped idly through the valleys stretching their wan finders ap- pealincly toward the jocund sun, that sent his pitiless lances through and through their wasted aacl emaciated forms. A thin green mantle, clotted here and there with bits of perfumed color, clothed the vague landscape and the few fragranl snowdrifts surunk to mere skeletons in the northward slopes. Again in slanting lines of rain the wetnprthera fled wailing ovei the broad prairies, smiting their disma. harp-string against the naked trees-; HIH suddenly the morrow dawned to fine Spring, forward daughter of the storm, strolling through the sunny hollows ane calling sweetly to the birds and flowers over everv vallev and divide. Mexico recently made a favorable treaty with Japan, and it is expected that it wil result in bringing many thousands of it; peoplt! to the land of Montezuma. The large farmers of Mexico coaiplain of the unieliabiality of native laborers whei wanted for steady work. Having receivec their wages ftr a month their disposition is to spend the monhy before they earn more. Japan is seeking for an outlet foi its dense population, and may look favor- ab'.> ouiMexico. Unless Sir Edwin Arnold's estimate of the Japanese is overdrawn, tliev may convert the places they eccupj- in Mixico into gmlnns that wil be the admiration or tue world. The probabilities are however that they wil entrance into the United Status. A Juovit Mutch. Miss Murray Hill — I hear that you are engaged to be married. Mits Mudisori Square— Yes, it's a fact and my future husband is the handsomer and beat of men. "Then it's purely a love match, I sup pose?" 4 "Oh, entirely bo, entirely," "Has he got money?" "What an absurd vuestkm! Of course he has got Siftinge. money— lota ot 1$."— I'exas DEED OF A DEVIL. Manager Prick of thfe Carnegie Company the Victim of Anarchistic Passion. He is Assaulted With Pistol Knife in His Own Office. and The Fiendish Assailant Tarns Ont to be a Russian Jew From New York. PITTSBUBO, July 23.—A desperate and almost successful attempt was made this afternoon to assassinate Henry Clny Frick, chairman of the Carnegie Steel company, limited. His assailant was Alexander Barkman, a Russian Jew who name here from New York with the evident intention of killing Frick. It was a few minutes before 2 o'clock this afternoon, when a young man entered the elevator in the Chronicle Telegraph building and asked to be let off at Mr. Frick's office. The young man had been a frequent visitor for the past few days and the elevator boy thought nothing of the request. Two minutes later the occupants of the building and passers by on tifth avenue were startled by three p'stol shots, find in rapid succession. The man had tried to assassinate 1 the great steel master, but the latter, not- wi'hstanding two bullet wounds and four ugly gashes from a dagger, is still alive and will probably recover. Before the man came in Mr. Leiahman, business partner of Mr. Frick, had entered the office and waa holding a private conference. The office boy noticed the man come in hurriedly from the outside and pass through the railing. Before he could stop him the stranger had entered his private office. He sprang to within about five feet of Mr. Frick and quickly drawing a revolver pulled the trigger. The first cartridge did not explode but the second shot entered the back of Mr. Frick's neck, glanced downward and passed out below the arm pit. Mr. Frick jumped to the window on Fifth avenue and tried to open it but could not. Berk man rashed up to him again and fired, the ball entering the left side of the neck and passing around to a lodgment under the right ear. At this moment Mr. Leishman threw himself on the assassin and struggled to get the revolver. He clutched the barrel and turned the muzzle up as the man again turned the trigger, the ball entering man the ceiling. The desperate man then drew a dagger and attempted to stab Leiehman. Mr. Frick saw the gleam of theateel, and, although staggered by the shock of his wounds and bleeding profusely, jumped between the men and seized Mr. Beekman's arm. The latter freed himself from Lsishman's grasp and plunged the dagger inio Mr. Frick'a right side, just above the hip, making an ugly wound three iicb.es long. He made another lunge and this time the knife struck higher up, but the point struck a rib and glanced without inflicting much injury. TwLe again was the knife thrust at Mr, Frick, but he was merely scratched. By this time the office clerks ana Deputy Sheriff May-entered. Dr. Litchfield is confident Mr. will recover, although he is Bfif iously in- jnrtd. At midnight he is resting easily. The news of the attempted assination spread like wild fire and in five minutes after the shooting Fifth avenue from Market to W«od streets was black with people and the greatest indignation was expressed at the cowardly deed. When Berkman was brought out of the building by the police to be taken to the central station, cries were heard of "shoot him now," and some growled "Let him have what he gave Frick," but the i etter element stepped forwatd and helped keep the assassin from violence. Alexander Berkman, the would' ud assassin of Mr. Frick, said, when taken to the station today, he was a Russian Jew, and was proud of his nationality. He is evidently a cigarette fiend, the tips of his fingers being yeJlow from nicotine, but little has been learned about him yet, save the fact he roomed at the Merchants' hotel last night, giving the name of Si mon Berkman. When examined by the police surgeon and inspector two dynamite cartridges were found in his mouth. He refused to let them be taken without a struggle and had to be choked till black in the face. It was evidently his intention to ex plode them in his mouth and end his life the same as die Louia Lingg, the Chicago anarchist, but the caps must hare failed to work. He told the inspector he was a cigar maker in New York, and came with the expressed intention of killing Mr. Frick because he was an enemy of the people. Aftor the dynamite cartridges were taken from his mouth, Berkman became more communicative. He told the inspector he was twenty- six years of age. He said he came to Pifctaburg day before yesterday. Berkman is still in the Central station to-night, aud all attempts to interview him are unavailing. The charge of felo> nioas assault has been preferred against him and the police authorities say that bail will be refused. Several people who have seen him say he has been present at the anarchist meetings recently addressed by Herr Most in this city. He has undoubtedly been in the city some time, having called at the Carnegie office Thursday and Friday. This morning he called and sent in a card reading: "A Berkman, agent, New York employment company." Mr. Friek was busy at the time and iu a few minutes Berkman left. He was seen lounging about the street door for some time and evidently intended v aking an attack as Frick was entering or leaving the building. Until ten day ago Mr. Frick had been receiving several ciank letters every day but them they ceased. Yeaterday another one came, whicn notified him he had but twenty-four hours to live. This was probably from Berk- Mr, May had drawn a revolver and was about to shoot Berkman in the back when Frick cried out: "Don't kill him; we've got him all right; leave him to the law." The man broke away and tried to escape, but waa secured and taken to the station, In five minutes a half dozen surgeons were on hand and Mr. Frick's wounds were quickly attended to. He was calm, had perfect command of his faculties and apparently was less excited than any other person in the room. From time to time he madp suggestions and a half hour after the shooting dictated a message to Andrew Carnegie about the assault. At hia request all communication with bis residence was shut off and his brother- in-law was sent to inform his wife and to reassure her. She had a child ten days ago and is still confined to her room, but though greatlj distressed bore herself bravely. After considerable difficulty the bullet edged in his neck was removed and ho »as scon resting easier. The newa created intense excitement and telegrams poured in on Frick from people hitth and low from various parts of the country. At no time did he express fenr as to his condition and after the jecuoval . of the bullet dictated a letter to hia stenographer and received reports about the condition of affairs at Homestead. Mr. Frick refused all medicine until o'clock when he was given a, sedative and was soon sleeping soundly, He was removed borne soon after 7 Barkmau an Anarch 1st. NEW YOKE, July 23.—If the man locked up in Pittsburg for attempt to murder Mr. Frick is Alexander Berkman, formerly of this city, he is an anarchist of the most radical style. About six years ago Berkman, who is a Russian Jew, came to this city from Wilna, Russia. He made himself conspicuous by his marked radical viewa against capitalists, and it is said he at attempted to.organize a group for Ihe express purpose of going about the country to exterminate capitalists. In 1891 he secured a position in the Treibier, Most's paper, where he worked a short time. He haa been idle about the anarchist haunt in the city for some time: The police are of the opinion that Berkman was simply the agent of the anarchists here and was sent to Pittsburg for the express purpose of killing.Mr. Frick. Detectives are working on the matter at this end. Effect on the Strikers. HOMESTEAD, July 23,-The Frick shooting today had the effect of causing ie newed precautions in the military camp here and extra guards have been thrown around General Snowden's headquarters, the reason given being that the strikers are displaying much bitterness toward the general for his rigid enforcement of the rules and determined and unbending stand generally. Some of the. strikers tonight when they were told of the extra precautions being taken to prevent any misbap, were indignant i,nd prouounced it an attempt to bring them into discredit by connecting them befoie the public with the attack on Frick. The Frick affair also led to a marked ^ite'Srs'Stei-s the strikers, except the advisory board h 0 ea&t h ;dk eODemiglltilldu ' ge m Uot: >'H CHBO. PiTTSBuiiQ, July 27.-Si x informations filed against Berkman by Secretary Lovejoy, of the Carnegie company, charging telomous assault on Mr. Frick and Mr Kfifetessjfts nviiil l^_i tr\i « ^*" discovered a large amount of literature, some of the most , description. Among the stuff m were tetters from anarchists in Chi New York, Hoboken and other plac« police authorities are convinced 1* ^ that the attempt to assassinate Fri?V an anarchistic plot that may be as * in scopn as that for which Spies aniFi? companions were hanged. Thav \ • names of a number of persons in v" York, Long Branch, Hoboken and ",!! places whom they think are im and telegrams have been sent to hi arrested. Frick is fast recovering.. HOW TO MANAGE A A Husband Seta Down Rules That^,,,, I tereit If Not Instruct. ' A benevolent man, in fact an u^ man, who when he has discovered thing is delighted to impart it to writes as follows: After my wife and I were married., got on badly for years quarrels, bickering dissenions; no unanimity, no proem each of us trying to have our own w&Vn!i to get the better of the other. m 'I discovered that my wife was a bid-u, I pered, jelous-minded.a cranky, obstinaS' I and very headstrong woman. On sitter down one day and calmly consider^S case without heat and prejudice I alBodi, covered that I, too, possesed many of th«i traits to a marked degree, and the concC ion was forced upon me that even with,! her faults she was far my superior I "I made up my mind that git on ». must, and my ^experience with hertai me after a while to lay down one by oa» I the following rules of conduct towards her They have worked well and I offer themt« any other such couple as may choose I profit by them. "To avoid carefully avoid, all angry du I putes and arguments. I "To stop alftbreats and pen alites and all attempt s to force her to carry out my wighei I not to have any wishes, if possible, or nol I testate them, •! "To try and please her in every possible! way. ,J "To never refuse her any request I wt\ possibly grant. I "To leave the house and children entireli I to her management, and to offer 151 advice or suggestions unless she consult) I me; in such a case to agree with her if 11 possibly. I "To give her the money promised ha I regularly And punctually when due. "To avoid borrowing of her. " to avoid going out with her, it alwajil ends disagreeably. I "To speak to her when I am spoken to. I "To remain silent when she is out oil temper or complaining. "To avoid asking any favors or aasi ance of her, to giant her as many as afrks for, it possible. "To tell her no tales and to impaitl no confidences except where it is uuavoid-j able. "To feed her a great deal of taffy, e very fond of it. 'To send her and the children awaytol the country for three months in the yeail for her health—and a rest. PIGMIES IN AM.EKSCA.. They Used to Have a City In the Paravlail Andes. In a quaint old geography which 11 once had the good fortune to own, snyi a I writer in the Youth's Companion, ft} western coast of Sjuth America waa decor-' ated with tiny figures ot men aud women, among whom meandered th«w)rds, "Tie I Land of the Pigmies." Mjre modem! maps make no mention of such peopKl and I had forgotten that T ever believedin their existance, when I happened lately to I come upon them again. I A few months ago, perched on the BUHM mil of one of the highest of the Peruvian Andes, were discovered the ruins of il wonderful Pij?rny city, the homo of a race I ot dwarfs; and some of its most intereal-l ing relics—all that were transportable-1 are now on their way northward, to M a resting-place in our National Museunl at the Smithsonian Instition in Washinfl ton. I From these discoveries it appears tUI the old belief ia a tiny race, inhabits I the lowlands on the Pacific coast wa* well founded. There the little people lired,] unmolested, so far as we know, for an in-| definite time till they were at last diiveil back upon the mountains by a largar an! stronger nice. Taen they built aud oaa-. pied the deserted city which today eioita our wonder. This city of the past is built with gteaj care fifteen thousand feet above thu l»w 1 of the sea, surrounded by a wall twelra I feet high and three feet thick. In »'J center is a high rock, crowned by the cir;, adel, which is still in a fair state of pt«' vl ervation. V The houses were all flat-roofed covem with flat pieces of stone, overlaid ™>i earth to keep out the rain. Eich »tofljl distinct .from its neighbors, and openi'l into the common courtyard, which Bad'I single gateway into the nearest street,! The street was about two feet wide. three of the courts openings have found, leading down into round rooms ml feet in diameter, unlichted and dre which may have been used as ? goons. In another part of the little city 1 ._.r i . . - K ,,At 4.u (**iisU1113L LftlX U tH LfUO J1UU1U vi been found several mummies of » us :'«| One of them is twenty peven inches Pi —an acknowledged chief and ruler p9j| haps, by virtue of his majestic height ami bearing! When did the little people, live? -.1 long ago did their carefully built b°j}™| decay What was their doom ™'l strange it seems that alter—it ffl,?.' —thousands of years, they should "V again for us, and the last tokens % their existauce be brought to excite »I attention of the newest nation of w| world! The supreme court of Alabama has dew ad that when a statute provide* that. w banker who discounts a note at a Big u _, rate than, 8 per cent per is guilty of a niia the buying of an '""•"(orci'l and reserving ant' retaining: the »»^...l till maturity ia a "diacount" witmn LJ meaning of the law. In the owe uiutlimilj^ UJ LUO IttW. 1« u^v -" L. Mj consideration a bau'i discount a now'f advancing the sum denoninated wt™ -.; less 1 per cent, which was retained as M..J pensation for the use of the . woo ^:(| 1 i( i ihirty days, which was the tiui" v .^ which the note would mature- wc e noe wou would be. at the rate of 12 per cent. PK num. As the note bore interest at o «, cent, the bank would receive at wer* K < 19 per cent, interest. A farmer near Martinsburg, ed up a perch in his fiold 80to whew Le phced it in ft *5 it revived and swan* about as JJ '
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