r- THM tlPPBBpjS MOINES, WEPN&DAY, BEBfflBMBER 30 5 1891 V UJONA, IOWA A RAILROAD in the Argentine republic *ias one stretch of 211 miles without a curve >r bridge. AN apperently inexhaustible supply of is'tiica hns_bcen discovered near Allentown, 4'a, r - THE intense heat of the electric arc has teen successfully used in Sweden for blasting. The expansion at the point where ,'the arc is placed splits the rock. 'WHATEVER be the state of colored pho- 'Ogrsphy, a process for photographing in .Colors has been patented in London, and : ilje cjmpany is about to begin business. ENGLAND proudly bousts that the sun never sets on her dominions. The United States may say as much, for when the nun sets in Alaska it is an hour high iu .Maine. THE LATEST SEWS. GENERAL NOTES. NATUIIAI., gas is Minn. found at New Ulm, citi- THE INFEJINAL, IF any one can give information in what •way. near or remote, this sheolicweatherip a benefit to anybody or anything, let him, in the language of Spartacua, come on. Some people, more hopeful than •wise, believe (hat corn flourisheb under the influence of this sirocco-liko spell,,but they are grievously mistaken. Such •weather is good for nothing that grows neither in tho vegetable nor animal kingdom. Had it been preceded by a liberal amount of moisture, its effects •would be favorable; but, coming us it has iu the wake of a long, dry spell, it is burning the very life out of vegetation and oppressing humanity to a degree but little above the limit of endurance. All late corn Las long since ceased maturing. Weeks ago the ears stopped growing, and •those fields which have not been cut to furnish fodder because of desiccated pas- lures, will be prolific as never before in that dwarfish formation colloquially known as nubbins. No; such abominable weather is absolutely good for nothing. Its breath is blighting, its prevalence jeopardizing to the soul of all but the philosopher who •can tolerate imposition without profanity, 'Even the autumn foliage, that ought now to be changed to the glorious huea whose rapturous beauty onuses tears of inexpressible joy to well up to the eyes, is instead •being either bleached or browned into dis- SAMUKI, S. STEVENS, a promient zeh ot Bloomington, 111,, is dead. TACOMA, Wish., and Columbia, S. C., were shaken by earthquakes Monday. MEi,tiouitNi?'s rain producing experiments in Wyoming are declared a success. A NEW YORK sheriff has seized a tombstone in Greenwood cemetery to satisfy a lien. AN invention to stop runaway horses by electricity has been successfully tried in Chicago. TUB seventy-second conclave of the Odd Fellows of Ararrica began in St. Louis, Monday. GoiiD continues to come to this country from Europe. The Rothschilds shipped $500,000 Wednesday, AT Hea^lsburh, Gal., a very severe and long continued shock of earthquake was felt at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday. THE United States and Great Britain have a diplomatic controversy over the Chinese exclusion lo-w, COWBOYS are determined that negroes shall not settle on the lands recently opened by tho government and a race war may result. TUB British and German envoys to the world's fair arrived in Chicago on Friday and are inspecting the Jackson Park site. Mn. BLAINE pxpects to secure St. Nicholas Mole, Hayti as a naval station within a year. ELEVEN i Chinamen are captured at Jetroit while sneaking into the United States from Canada. MINNEAPOLIS outdoes herself in a tribute to the bountiful crops, the parade being from ten to twelve miles in length. JUSTICE LYON Saturday morning fined seven physicians for neglecting to report contagious diseases to the city board of •health of Chicago. CIVIL Service commissioner Lyman is to resign, it is said, to be succeeded by ex- Congressman McComas of Maryland. TUE acting secretary of war has ordered the Canal street bridge, Chicago, to be taken down, PKKSIDENT HAJUIISON has issued a full pardon for Robert Sigel, son of Gen. Sigel, convicted of forgery. THE treasury department has compromised the hat trimmings cases and will refund to importers $8,000,000 overpai'd for duties. A HuimicASE which visited the town of Coi:suegra, Spain, Sunday, added' to the damage done by the RboA. Mft«y houses were blown t"own. ARCHDUKE JOHN of Austria, otherwise Johann Orth, is now in Chili, it is said, after having been engaged in the recent naval warfare in the waters of that 'country- . SEVERAL settlements and missions in the German East African territory are said to be in danger from an uprising of the Wadigo tribe of natives. CHILIAN soldiers at Santiago are reported to have revolted against the junta. THE pope is organizing an international congress to be held at Fribourg in 1892 to arrange an European Catholic democratic union, A COLLISION occured on the railro'ad connecting Golaczowy with Welboj-n, in Prussian Selesia, neat the russian frontier, between two passenger trains. The people were killed and many injured, FROM most of the Turkish provinces abundant harvests a>e reported and especially from those in Asia Minor. The tithe revenue, it is thought, will exceed that of any preceding year by £500,000. LATER reports from the engagement in East Africa between the German corps, under Captain Zelewski and the natives, contradict the first news of the battle. Three hundred black allies were killed and Zelewski himself and most of his officers are missing. A SHOOTIN^ affrayjfccttrfed at firicfoe- hampton, Mich. f Wednesday morning. John Townsend and William 1 J. McClintic disputed over farm properly, fend Townsend shot McClintic dead with a rifle. McClintic had drawn a revolver on Townsend. The latter gave himself up; THE Baptist hook concern trie urns the disappearance" of "salesman Charles Miller of Kentucky, together with 825.000 of the firm's fiihds. EDWARD OLDS, a prosperous young farmei who lived near Port Huron, Mich., committed, suicide Friday because his sweetheart married another man. WILLIAM H. HEMMINOHOUSE, a former resident of Peoria, lll. t hanged himself at 'St. Paul. Minn.. (Saturday. He had complained of trouble with his head for several STUDY OF STARS. Marvelous Results Achieved Within , Thirty Years in the Science of the Heavens. days. CLARENCE JENKINS, middle aged and a prominent member of the Presbyterian church, has been arrested in St. Louis, charged with embezzlement of neatly $14,000. He was the trusted cashier and bookkeeper of Armstrong, Gilbert & Co., cork manufacturers. A CITY 6F PALACES. London and Its S FIRES AND CASUALTIES. Two Boston children were cremated in their home during a fire. A LARGE business block at Norwich, N. Y., burned Monday. The loss was $55,000 and insurance $27,000. BY an accident on the Interurban line in St. Paul several people were injured, three perhaps fatally. AN entire pleasure party of five were drowned while boating on the Hudson river, New York. A GRAIN and feed establishment on the west side Chicago, burned Monday night and twenty horses stabled in the basement perished, fbe loss is estimated at $20, 000. TUESDAY morning William McDowell boarded the ulevator in 83 East' Washington street, Chicago, and in getting off at the fourth floor had his right leg crushed between the floor and the elevator. THE Denver express was derailed Sunday morning near Beaver Brook station, Col., and thrown down an embankment, Twenty-six people wpre injured, five fatally. A COLLISION occured on the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad i Splended Hulldlngg In the Middle Age*. You have now to learn, what I believe no one has jet pointed out, that if London could be Called a citv of churches, it was much more a city of palaces. There were in fact, in London itself more palaces than in Verona and Florence and Venice and Genoa all together There was not, it is true, a line of marble piuzzl along the banks of a Grand Canal; ihere were no Piazza della Signoria, no Piazza, dell' Erbe, to show the building. They scattered about all over the city; they were built without regard to general effect, and with no idea of decoration • or pictures- queness; they lay hidden in the labyrinthine streets; the warehouse stood beside and between them; the common people dwelt in narrow courts around them; they faced eash other on opposite sides of the lanes. These palaces belonged to the great nobles and were their town houses'; they were capacious enough to accommodate the whole of u baron's retinue, consisting sometimes of four, ' ... hundred men. Let What has been Accomplished by the Application of two Instruments, the Spectroscope and Camera. The annual gathering of British men of science last week at Cardiff, if not as numerously attended as has been the ca B e with many of the former meetings, can not be said, from the scientific point of view* to the heavens must be inferior to its London Speaker. predecessors, says the One chief, reason for 1 s —r•*«.—•«» • uuu .VM.IOI., ictbouii lur this is that we have had a typical man of sience as president. Not only is astronomical science worthily represented by Dr. Huggins, but a special characteristic of British science is at the same time personified. For a man to devote himself to scientific research out of pure Jove of the thing without being a professor is almost unknown on the continent. The name of Dr. Huggins will always take high rank among these non-professorial English men of science, for the work he has done is both far-reaching and accurate His discourse was a model scientific address) it it does not appeal to the general publicise powerfully as soinj presidential addresses have done it does what is far better, U initiates the public into some of nnr.l»t*A a 1tl rlrln« nsmtvni-n 1-... * ^ 1 * i by pointing out which have been appointing tints which the whole face of nature. sadly disfigures r Jn Minneapolis last evening H. P. Rob- 'insorj, editor of the Northwestern Railroader of. St. Paul, was married to Miss Mamo Lowry, eldest daughter of the millionaire railroad operator, Thomas Lowry. Tho wedding ceremony took place at St. Mark's d.uroh at 7 o'clock, •und a reception followed at tho mansion home of tho bride nt 8 o'clock, lasting until midnight. A special train came all the way from Boston over the Soo, bearing friends of. tho fatuity. Miss Lowry presented each one of her bridesmaids -with a magnificent bracelet, besides an elaborate costume. # * * The civil marriage contract was signed at Paris Tuesday between Reno Raoul Duval, nephew of the noted statesman Leon Suy, and son of the millionaire president of the Naples and Paris gas works, and Miss Jennie Urqubart, sister of Mrs. .James Brown Putter. Tie civil marriage took place yesterday and the religious ceremony at tho Bercieros French Protestant church will occur today, The groom has an income of a, million francs yearly, The trousseau was made by Worth, The grandfather of the bridegroom, who is commander of tho Legion of Honor, will bo present at the religious marriagu, wearing nil his decorations. Tho old gentleman refused to attend tho wedding of his last grandson on the ground that the bride WHS not pretty enough for a Duval. Tho courtship of the couple was very '•brief, as they only met on Juiy 5 last, and •were engaged two weeks later. The wedding dress is a present from Mrs, Jnnie.s %own Potter. * * # AI-'Uiu wedding of Col. John J. Uphniii, chin] cavalry, last evening in Milwaukee, 'Brig. Gen. Martin D, llardin, United :States army, now on the retired listen account of wound.-, was the best man, Gen. llardin was a chipsniato of Col. Upliaui. They wore in the class of '59 at West iPoinl. * * * "•'Ghnrli'K IVlinoniro has received a satu- •ple p-.u-liet, of id,' |1,SOO a thousand cigars, which, on tln« iiii'liorily of a Cuban miinu- 'factnrcr. div MI| plied to tho prince of \\Viil"i. Ti>i'\ arc a big smoke, irrespec- tivn nt pi ice, U'iiifr i-cven inches long. * # * •inyr of Miss Gertrude U.irlow, >u • <iii-tli«-Hudson, and Frank liilainuo, urn of Ruv Dr. and SCITLEY, commanding the Baltimore jn the (Jhilinn waters, cabled the navy department from Valparaiso Tuesday that every thing is quiel; since Balmaceda committed suicide, Sept. 19. Ex-CoNGKESSMAN Mounow, of California, has been appointed United Stales district Judge to succeed Judge Hoffman, who recently died. '2SENATOU DIXON, of Rhode Island, will occupy Senator Edmunds'old seat, iu the senate, having made tho first application for it. ATTOIINEY GENEHAL JONES, of Washington. hiiH rendered an opinion that the staro constitution forbids the reading-of tho Bible in the public schools. EXPERIMENTS at Boston have demonstrated tno legibility of telephoning across the Atlantic, and u plan is being considered for laying it cable for that purpose. COL. H. S. OLCOTT, president and founder of the tbeosophical society, arrived in Wow Yojlc Wednesday. He is on his way to .1,1 pan to found a branch of tho society there. AN American company has received permission from tlm Mexican government to iiso tho harbor ot thu island of Ctiyos Arrieus or Alacraa in the fishing of rod snapper on a certain condition. IN tho Ciindian house of commons Wednesday a motion was made toitnpeacjh Postow-ter General Hug'/art'in connection with acts in the constructions of the Can- udi.tii Pacific railway. JAMES CHUM, the well-known slock breeder of Morgan (Jaunty Illinois, celebrated his eighty-fifth birthday Tuesday. Descendants to the fourth generation were present, ' OJJITUAHY: At Columbus, Ten., ex- Congrossmun W. C. Wuittuorno, aged sixty-six. At Maywood Kan., William Perrell, the noted meteorologist, aged seventy-eight. THE navy department Imp made a very satisfactory trial of. smokeless powder foi small arms of American manufacture. The trial showed a speed of 8,180 feet per second with a pressure of U',8 *ons in the chamber. THE failure of S. V, White & Co., near Newport, Del., Friday. An engineer was killed. DEXTER MOALLISTEK, of 124 Campbell avenue, Chicago, was killed by a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul train Monday morning. CHAKLES W. ISEMAN, of Garrett, Ind., was found dead near the Wabash track at Auburn, Ind., Saturday night. He had evidently been killed by a train. HiNCKLEY, MINN., is surrounded by burning forests, which are spreading devastation over the entire northwest. A COLLISION on the Pittsburg & West- of the most widely-known of Wall streel firms, was tmnouncd in JSfew York this morning. No utatement of assets and liabilities hiw yet hera made, Tho private fortuno of S. V. White, tho senior member of the firm, is estimated at 82,- THM collector of customs at New York him lieen authorized by the treasury de nuitinei't to admit to free ei>lry six caso of marble statuary nm! marble baa reliefs intended for the museum of the Leland .Sliui/'onl, Jr., university at Palo Alto, Gal., if upon examination, tho ar- tiulos in question aro found to be works of art. •of I). •Siii» U'ir < 'i' l> • \\ it n ', will I tike place n icn of the \vinti-r, pro- nnrria^i; ut' Miss May Tai- m.ii/i' iii<il 1) u.it-1 1'. Mangum, of Brook- Tin 1 Of tl'f Lin- U> Di Suns niu..\rti.< Ut^ct', wlio w.v * * *• ii'-nt Ims been announced in i Mi.- » Pi-mllelon, daughter •X« H. Pondlstou, United -r t» Uurlin, to Aithur private eecrclury to the "ircomu. FOREIGN. RUSSIA is alarmed at China's hostile at- tmlu. EMI-EUOU WILLIAM is said to ba making overturns ot peace to liismarek. TWICNTY NINE men were killed mini) explosion in Belgium. by a BALMACEDA, the Deposed president of Chili, committed suicide in Valparaiso by shooting, OKAND DUCHESS PAUL, wife of the yonnuest brother of I ho izir of Russia, is dead. ^Sr it IK KB and riots are reported on the Siliei-ian railway, the workmen revolting on ii(!U(!viutof bad anil inailrquate fjod. RUSSIA makes pacific overuinw to Kng- liind mid disclaims uuy (itwire lor special privileges in tin; Dardaiiells, AIISTHM is likely to soon follow Germany in removing I ho prohibition placed upon American porK. IT is esiimaied that, about 2.000 000 persons have viewed the holy coat at Troves, ibis year. The exhibition closes October 4. AN in-successful attempt was m'ado by a ern railroad Thursday morning, resulted •in the death of two persons! others were seriously injured. A TEiuanLE .prairie %e is raging nix miles east of Oakes, N. D. Damage to stacked and shocked grain is very heavy. One man is reported burned fatally. PUAKK MADDEN, employed in Swift & Co.'s packing house, Cnicngp, was accidentally caught in the machinery of the elflviitor -and instantly killed. His home was in Canada. Miss HATTIE BELKNAP, ,'ged 24 years, rescued two children from a burning building at Grand Crossintr,. Chicago, Monday morning, at great risk of her own life. MHS. GIIAKLES SonuTiTZ, of Danville, III,, set her clothes on tire Sunday by the explosion of an alchool lamp, and was so badly burned that she died a few nours afterward. THIIEE- boys secreted themselves between two piles of lumber on a freight car Wednesday evening, and rode from Valparaiso, Ind.; to Chicago. In switching they were crushed by the boards and killed. AT BROOKLYN, N. Y,, an izcendiary fire Wednesday morning damaged the Columbia chemical worlcs §60,000 and the storehouse of Joseph LnCompe $20 000. Tho fire raered five hours .md was difficult to handle on account of the powerful odors from the burning chemicals. Several firemen were overcome by the fumes. GRIME. six, or even eight us remark that the continual presence of these lords and those- following did much more for the city than merely to add to its spender by the erecting great houses. By their presence thuy kept place from becoming merely a trading centre or an aggregate of merchants; they kept citizens in touch with the rest of the kingdom;: they made the people of London understand that they belonged to the realm of England. When Warwick, the k-ngmaker, rode through the streets to his town house,, followed by five hundred retainers in his livery; when King Edward IV. brought wife and children to the city and rode out to fight for his crown; when a royal tournament was held in Chepe —the Queen and her ladies looking on— even the boys understand that there was more in thn world than buying and selling, importing'and exporting; that everything must not be measured by profit; that they were traders, indeed, and yet sub- jects'of an ancient crown; that their own prosperity stood or tell with the well-doing of the country. This it-was which made the Londoners ardentpoliticians from very nature's hidden secrets b; the _ marvelous results wi ashieved in astronomy during the last thirty years by the application to it of two simple instruments, the spectroscope and the camera. •: The president does not attempt a survey of the progress of spectroscopio science from its birth at Heidelberg in 1869 up to the present time, but contents himself with distinguishing, in the case of a few of the important problems which present them selvps, what we know what we do not know. loau ,L OU early limes; they know the party leaders; Several the .V felAbound to fake a side; and they quickly perceived that their own side always won, which gratified their pride. In a word, the prabence in their midst of king and noblfis made them look beyond was never a Ghent; It was never Lon- their walls. London nor was it ii Venice. .„ ..... _____ don for itself against the world, but'always London for England first, and lor its own interests next. — Walter Besant, iu Harpers Magazine for September. I'ASTISJfOU I/OKTUY. at present from .... . Even in this restricted review we can not in these columns follow him, for no less than thirtj-five closely printed papers are necessary for the treatment of the matter with which he deals. 11 must here sulBce to note in the firat place, as regards our knowledge of the chemical composition of the sun and stars, that ils progress sinee EirchhoS's time- had been great both as regards extent and accuracy. Among the men of scienee>who have aided in this progress special mention is made .of Prof. Howland of Baltimore, to whom science is indebted for much valuable work on the subject. He has not only quite recenl.iy shown that thirtj -six of our chemical elements ar°> found in the son, but believe that many of the solpr lines which are as yet unaccounted for may be the means of enabling us to discover new elementary substances still lurking undetected in rare terrestrial minerals; so that the sun may in its turn analyze the earth. And some terresitrial chemists naturally trusting in the fixity of their laws of combination and unalterabil- ity of their chemical elements, will be relieved to hear, after the doubts which have recently been cast upon the reliability ot their most cherished beliefs in this respect, that the Johns Hopkins observer, than whom no one is a safer guide, sayu bis experiments show veiy little evidence of the breaking up of the chemical elements graphic chart of work'-of t*.me. .As to the evolutionary change? ^hi-A ar6 .doubtless going on in natuie, IK president adheres rather to the oil* nebular than to the newer meteottr \^ 7 ' , He candidly states that while i* 1804, under the undue influence of then! logical opinion? thei widely prevalent hs expressed a view that in the stars we ha« no longer to do_with bodies of the type of our sun, but with objects having a peon liar plan .of structure, two years later h« cbftfiged-'bis opinion, or, at any rate desired to approach the subject unfettered by any dogmatic theory. No can say that since that day he has not acted up to hi» determination to receive the teachings of new observations, whatever they, ntavba In his patoratidn Dr, Huggins' waxes eloquent: "Astronomy, the oldest of the sciences, has mote then renewed her youth At no timei in the past has shebeen so bright with unbounded aspirations and hopes. Never were temples so numerous nor the .crowd of her votaries so great, ine .British Astronomical association formed within a year, numbers alnaJv about 600 members. Happy is the lot of thjse who are still on the eastern side of life s meridan," This is clear and positive and with it we all agree. But, when Dr' Huggins concludes his address with the remark that man asks now, perhaps mora earnestly thin he did in NewtonVdav what is tke ultimate reality behind the reality of his perceptions, we may ba excused if we hazard the suggestion that the eminent astronomer has here broached a question, which neither the spectroscope nor the camera can ever answer. A MOVJ*TG BUTCHER SHOP. Moat Sold In Mexico Citv from Donkeys 1 Hacks by Itinerant Bntrhero. Only the better classes of Mexicans # meat, and one of the great fields of Amer. can investment is-in tue packing interests of Mexico, Hams and beef bring, high prices, and the meat business of the citv is managed by monopolies! Good beeves are worth from $25 to $50 a head". There is more mutton eaten than beef. The meat wagons of Mexico Ci'y are mules. Take one of the greasiest, dirtiest mules you can find and fasten a framework of hooks to a saddle on his back. Let this framework extend about a foot above the mule and on the hooks hang the halves and quarters of beeves, so that the blood drips from them on the- ground. When the mules are small the meat touches the ground. Then you have the Mexican butcher cart, of the -mountains. Tha butcher or meat peddler wears a great blanket about his shoulders, a broad-brim- ed hat on his head and his feet are bare. If you buy a quarter of beef he will carry ifc into jour house on his head, and if you want a slice lie will hack off a piece- for you and charge you about the same for the neck as the loin. The Mexicans sell evey part of the animal, and in every market you will find little cook shops in which shreds of beef nre fried and offered for-sale. These are for the Indian customers, who s '.and about and eat the greasy morsel with their fingers and without the use of knife, fork or plate. In Mexico City fchs butchering is more carefully done and beef is comparatively cheap. Yov can get Andrew L Two Mexicans attempted to run a town in Texas and were killed by langers. EDWAIID ALBEKTSON, secretary of the Fidelity Trust bank, 1'acoma, who robbed that institution and disappeared, got away with nearly a million dollars. A T00NG woman was arrested in Minneapolis while trying to dispose of her illegitimate offspring. TIUIEE railroad men were indicted in Kansas City for violating the interstate commerce law. ells of Bid Knrly Favorites onf; the l'o«it». It would be interesting, were it possible, to know what proportion of people really care for poetry, and how the love of poetry came to them, and grew in them — and where and when it stoppcU. Modern poets whom one meets are apt to say tnat poetry is not read at all. Byron's Murray ceased to publish poetry in 1840, just when Tennyson and Browning were striking their preludes.. Probably Mr Murray was wise in his generation. But it is also likely that many persons, even now, are attached to poetry, though they certainly do not buy contemporary verse. How did the passion come to them? How long did it stay? When did the muse say good-l<y? To inyg^t AS I have remarked, ^ MoHisnouaos committed eui- cide Wednesday morning at Marysvills, Mo. B. F, ADAMS of Elizabethtown, Ind.. suicided because his wile went to Columbus without him to see a circus, A BIHMINQHAM. Ala.., special says: A dead body was li-und hanging to a tree near Fish Trtin Bridpp, four miles from Troy, Wednesday. All that is known is that tho man was a peddler. MCMILLAN, convicted of murdering his witi- in a horrible manner at Sturmersville, l\t., has been sentenced to be hanged. FIIED KAMMEUEU, who shot and killed 1 .... .. , ~ «•' " •' «» **«mn* «j * (i, (VillJIII mob in Paris Friday night tp break unihe | states performance- of bum rid arrests were made. his wife last Thursday-at Cleveland, 0., hanged himself iu the county jail Monday morning. Dr, Fiuscis A. SOHUTZ, a wealthy Brooklyn physician, has deserted his family and eloped with a servant girl, CIIAUI/EB HOWAIII), who last week attempted to wruuK u p-issenger train near the Indiana line, has been given ten years in penitentiary. AN investigation of tht> accounts of Col. William A. Couthouy, Boston ufent of CliubbB & Sons, general iigents for the Marine Insunmee eompxiiy of London, has revealed a shortage of nearly 810,000. FAYETTE MAKSH. tho widely known Stillwater(Mimi.) lawyer, twice assaults a young man ami was himself badly beaten. Mr. Marsh is now in jail. Mus. J. M. CIUTE, of St. Paul., confesses killing her husband with poison. She poetry came with Sir Walter Scott, for one read Shakespeare ap a clild, rather in a kind of dream of fairyland anl enchanted isles, nhan with any distinct consciousness that one was occupied with poetry. Next to Scott, with me, came Longfellow, who j-leased one as more reflective and tenderly sentimental, while the reflections were not so deep as to be puzzling. I emember how "Hiawatha" came out when one was a boy, and how delightful was the free forest- life, and Minnehaha and Paupukkeawis, and Nokomoorois, One did not then know that the same charn., with a yet fresher dew upon it, was to meet one later in the Kalewala. But, at that time, one had no conscious pleasure in poetic st.yle, except in such ringing verses as Scott's, and Campbell's in this patriotic styhvexcupt in such ring- ingverse as Sjott's, uad Campbell's in his patriotic pieces. The pleasure and enchantment of style first appealed to me, at about th« age of fifteen, when one'read for the first time, So all d»y long the noise of battle rolled. An one die inoimlniiis by thu nnrtliorn sea; Until King Arthur' Table, nniy by m m, lliul fallen In Lyonesto ubouu Llieiv- LocU. Next I tried Tennyson, and instantly a new light of poetry dawned, a new music was audible, a new god came into my medley of a Pantheon, agood never to be dethroned. "Men scarcely know how beautiful fire is," Shelley says. I am convinced that we scarcely know how great a poet Lord Tennyson is;, use hits made him too fyniilar.—Andrew Lang, in September Scribner. Three that her husband, miide four at tempts tp poison her. Tho woman is arrested, A Uream of Hu Maybe followed by amoruiiujof "La Grippe," Easily, and why? Because the illspi«cem«ut of covering iu bed, a neglecUnJ draught from a partly docoU window, an open trwiaoin connected with windy entry in a liotal, may convey to your nou- trllsand luugt the death dealing blast. Terriole and nivift we tha iuroads mudo by tkU new destroyer. The medicated alcoholic principle iu Uonteltei-'s Stomach Ultter» will check the dire complaint. A persistence in this preventive 'of iu tiii-tlier development will a^uUuely check- nmtetUe nan^roim umlndy. Uumedlcated alcohol c »i inulttUM are of little or uo value The ut medium U the Hitters. Not lest elUeaciouVuj o '-£•* •"•" " «•"« v«* w»u*wtii v J VLUf.il Lt3 flS known to us at the high temperature ex- i*tJn<,' in the sun. . In tho second place, we learn that the advances made in the measurement of the motions , of. stars from and toward the earth have now attained such an amount of accuracy that the observations made by photography ut Potsdam and .by the eye at the Lick observatory, coinciding;in their results agree in determining, to which a few tenths^of an English mile per second, the rate of motion of the star Araturua, the distance of which, it mustberememberedi is so stupendously remote that even the. exact method of paraiiax fails to fathom the depth of the intervening space; and this is accomplished by means of light waves, which have probably been 200 years on their journey. Lastly, what has not photography done to enlarge our knowledge of. the heavenly host? The eye, looking.into a telescope at' a barely visible star for a secp'ad, sees as much us it aan- do if it gazes .at it for an no'ir. Ic is not so with-the photographic plate, for after the lapse of an hour it has seen, roughly speakirg^ 8,600 times as much as it did during, the first second's ex- pOBiue—it accumulates and does not repeat its impressions. Thus it comos that the plate records that which the eye cannot detect;; and this is true not only of the quantity, but also of the quality, of the vibrations. As an illustration of this it is interesting' to- note that. on one of the numerous protographa of solar eclipses taken by Prof. Shu&ten sometimes like a smudge appeared on development neur ihe solar limb. For a short time this was supposed to be due to an imperfection in the plate. Closer examination, however showed that the appaieiit smudge was ir reality the imago of a comet lying close to the sun, and thera/'ere invisible to the naked eye, which the more sensitive photo' grnphic retina hncl seen and- preserved. The accuracy of> workrr.ans sip of morden astronomical instruments enables the observer to keep the image of a star or of a nebu,la in position, whether -with or without a spectroscope, for as, long a time as is necessary to produce a satisfactory im pression o,n th3 plate. Mr. Roberts, by an exposure of three hours, obtained on his photograph an unlooked-for extension 01 the nebulous region f.unmuudiug the trap' ezium in the constellation of Oron; and ir. the same vmy he records a». altogether new view of the physical const ; tution 61 the great nobula in Andromeda. So, too Mr, Russell, in Sydney, has shown thai tho areat riftiu the milky way in Argiis, which to the eye is void"- of stars, is ir reality uniformly covered with them, Again, Vogelofl'ostsdam, by the moal minute and complete mechanical arrangement, has succeeded in obtaining a photographic record of no-less than 250 dis- a roast for eighteen cents por'cis more expensive. T1 a pound, but _. The pork business bf Mexico City is controlled by a Mexican,, who has made millions out of it, and he is-now putting up one of tbe biggest packing-houses in the world. Ho has"hie agents all over the cil:v, and he imports his hogs from Kansus.— N. Y, World, KETTBR HOG TUATST MASTEti. SSt It takes u good many yuaw for a man to ;?et old, but when he once to gets there, he tinct lines in the specirum of Capella, in a small portion only of the total visible spectum near the line G. Of buch recent triumphs of observational dexterity over difficulties which formerly were counted insurmountable the address, is full. But it would have been incomplete without reference to the remarkable international undertaking now in progress for photographing the whole of the heavens. By the joint action of eigteen observatories scattered over the earth's suface it is proposed to accomlish this work. The petition of all stars clown to the fourteenth magnitude will be accurately mapped. For this purpose no less than 22,000 photographs will be needed, as the purview of each plate is to be limited to amoffour square degrees. So it is clear that the c&vnplet'on, of this great photo- Au Inoi(7»>ii(- Shoivtiit; that Brutes Soiue- tliu«n ll!s« Above Uuuiamiy Itsulf. Snow is a white setter dog, and Thomas McEvov is Snow's master, says the New York World. McEvoy'oughtVo have some sense, for he is a clothing cutter. But he did not show any sense Thursday. lie brought Snow-down from Newburg, and drank strong drink until he lost his balance_and went to sleep on the sidewalk at Madison avenue and Forty-second street. When Mi-Evoy fell bis hu.t roiled into the gutter, but Sn^w brought it back in his- teeth to his tips.y owner. Then the dog put his fore pawa on the man 'a body and snarled and snapped, and growled arul barked, at every one who came near the sonseless form or made as if to- ham it. Policeman Retail came along and' seized McEvoy to raise him. Snow Qew at him viciously. Regan took one or two backwark steps and reflected. : Men who looked on called "Good dog, good dog," and tried to coax Snow away, but he was no more to ba cajoled than scared. A<t last someone lassoed him with a rope. Regan got McEvoy on his feet and took him to tho West Thirtieth street station- house, Snow following, tugging at the- rope. Dog and man were in Jefferson market police Court .yesterday morning, but when McEvoy was arraigned 'at the- bar SnoiV was kept in the pen—in- Policeman Regan showed at once for the dog und regard for his . McEvoy was fined $5, but had spent all his- money. So dog and master went to prispr* together for five days. ';. The- Relative ISIllcaoy Of Harrows. In a series of experiments in draft with, different implements, reported by the- Utah esperimeut station, it was fonnd that the efficacy of harrows varies with the soil. Round and square toothed, harrows act as wenges 'and ' dp not loossn the soil as do other forms of harrow-teeth. They do not penetrate deeply and,, moving very near the surface, are comparatively easy in absolute draft, but in relative draft per pound of earth moved not so. easy for hard soils as some other form of harrow. They fine the soil about tho average of othei%harrowii. T'hay may be regarded as adapted only to linse soila and for putting in seeds around which the soil should be compressed. Harrow with teeth having a forward slint also act as wedges in a large measure and leave soil that weighs heavily, being compact. These harrows also have a medium draft per pound of soil movud, penetrate to a medium depth and fine tha soil about the average; They leave an uneven bottom. JJarrows that lift the soil by a rolling action, thus avoiding some of the friction of the other harrows, penutnite the deepest,, loosen the soil the besc and' ruovrf the most soil per pound of draft. -'They give a soil of average fineness. When the rolling cutter is a complete or unbroken circle the soil is loosened in furrows, and when it is removed it is found to have a. corrugated bottom. When the rolling cut ter is a broken circle, known as a cutaway harrow, it leaves the bottom soil jn aver- ago order, and has the" easiest'dra t, find is believed by tlw director to be the best Form of barrow for barxuce tillage now in use for the average cla} loam soil. The man wuo wishes himself dead is irst id the cellar when the cyclone cornea.
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