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THB >»B IOWA, WEDNESDAY* OCTOBER 28, 1891, | > , >-...>.. . .. , „, ___ ,. *. _., (_--_*..,•—. i, ..jiiii, ,_L,J. uUftj.- j, rf,_I_j,_ .j.J™io_* .1^3^™ __ii.. .-, ..* .^.HII^. _. — «, , ., .^..T -->— 1-« "'»'*' -• LATEST LGONA, IOWA. Mfcxrco has u rook that serves as a leather profit, by changing color with every approaching change in the weathflr. says there no that hia rain pro- GENMIIAI< longer can be a doubt ducing scheme is a success. If this is true the general should lose no time in inventing a rain-break. A cloud-burat in Rons- eeloaer county, New York, did $100,000 damage recently. TIIR works of watches are. now plated •with palladium, which in whiter, lighter and more fusible metal than platinum. About one-seventh of a grain of palladium •will by electrical deposition, coat the works of an ordinary watch. Vovn different mountain peaks in Idaho •ure from 13 to 23 feet lower, by actual measurement, than they were fifteen years •ago, and it is believed that this settling is going on with many others. The idea is that quicksands have undermined them. AN interesting collection from Asiatic- Russian provinces is being exhibited on •the Champs Elyso, in Paris, and it is said •will be ta.kcn to Chicago in 1893. ..The exhibition is in charge of Gen. Annenkoff, eon of the Princess Dolgorouki (morganatic wife of Alexander II), who is the head of the great trans-Caucasus railway into Turkestan and Afghanistan. The collection comprises natural products of Central Asia, and arms, clothing, jewels, and household articles of the various provinces, as well ad a panorama of a battle in Turkestan, with scenic illustrations of the snow-capped mountains. WHO wants to cross the ocean in a jiffy? What shall it profit a mau to tuko a vacation simply to be shot from one placo to another as from a catapult? Everybody agrees that the most testfnl thing about a journey abroad is the ocean voyage. The time spent on the water, where one is cut off from business, from mails, telegraph, newspapers, society and all that worries or annoys, is the best medicine imaginable for tired Americans. Why wish it shortened? When one can cross the ojeari in two or three days the advantages and attractions of a foreign trip will be greatly lessened. A FKENCIU women has bequeathed To the Paris academy of sciences a considerable sum to found a prize to bo paid to anyone who shall prove that he or she has made a sign to a planet and that sign has heen answered. ''The planet Mars is expressly excluded," said the testatrix, "as that IB too well known already." TNis seems an invidious discrimination'. The academy will probably accept the bequest, because of the common-sense addition that until this bo done the interest of the money shall every five yeara bo paid to the astronomer who shall have contributed most, to human knowledge of the planets. A FKENCII contemporary notices a cur" ious electric ventilator for supplying a building with fresh air, either cold or •warmed, as desired. An electric nioto.v sets the ventilator revolving, am' the re volution sucks cool air in. When warm air is desired, a current is sent into a network of'fine wire possessing a high resistance, and through the network the air is obliged to pass; the current heats the wires and the air necessarily becomes heated. The movement of a commutator is sufficient to change the character of the GENERAL NOTES. JOHN W. WHITTIEB is dangerously ill at Amesbury, Mass. ' INDIANS on the North Dakota reservations are said to be getting rebellious. first snow »f the season, and One unusually eatly, fell Tuesday in Virginia. •: ONE million and a half in gold reached Now York from Europe Monday. SAMUEL REBMS, asred lOSl yearn, died at Daytod, Minn., Friday. SATURDAY'S New York bank statement shows an increase in reserves of 9<S,890,325, THE Minnesota State refoim school was removed from St. Paul to Red Wing Tuesday. PEARLS in large quantities have been found in the Sangamon rivef hear Chandlersville, III. AT 2 o'clock Thursday morning, Martin, in the New York bicycle eontost, lead with 825 miles. HON. J. A. CiiArt-EAU, Canadian secretary of state, has been stricken with heart failure, His condition is serous. TICK famous Bacon heir, case, involving land at Sioux City worth $1,000,000, is decided against the heirs. THE Allcutt packing .company, of Ar- mordale Kan., which has liabilities of 5100,000, has made an assignment. JAMES PAIITON, thejjwell known author, died Saturday morning at Newburyport, Mass. Mr. Parton's wife, "Fanny Fern," died many years ago. HOWABD F. SEAHLES proposes to give to the town of Motlieun, Mass;, the finest htatue of George Washington in America. Mr. Searlos is a relict of tlipJateMrs. Hopkins-Scarles. MAYOR BARRY and the entire city council of Newport, Ky., were sent to jail Tuesday for contempt of court, They 'refused to use tho lights furnished by a lighting company as directed. Tins British brig of war Detroit, which was sunk in Lake Erie during the war of 1812, is soon to be raised by Captain Michael Carr, tf Buffalo, who will have it put. in condition in time for exhibition at the World's fair THE Nebraska eight-hour law has been declared constitutional by Judges Wakeley, Doane and Davis, of the district court at Omaha. Tho opinion was on a test cas-e made by tho Central Labor union. It will at onco be appealed to the supreme court, THE leading women of Hiawatha, Kan., undertook to prevent an exhibition by a troupe of English skirt dancers. In furtherance of their purpose they destroyed the highly colored lithographs which adorned tho dead walls, and as a consequence the show had a full house. THE Western Union telegraph company Monday night cut off all wires leased to the Associated Press and the latter was forced to file all its business by Postal wires. Tho trouble is said to have been caused by the Western Union learning that the Associated Press is negotiating for a lease of th6 Bbll telephone wires. THO secretary of state Wednesday, received a cablegram from Mr. Whitehouse, the American charge d'nffairs at Rome, stating, that the government of Italy has removed the restrictions upon the importation of swine products from the 'United States if accompanied by inspection certificates. The decree against the importation of live swine is still in force. FOREIGN. air supplied by the ventilator. This system is capable of considerable adaptation, and it is stated that the hygenie results are uniformly good. NANSEN is building the ship in which he proposes to float to the pole frozen in an icefloe; Peary is wailing for spring to •tart for the same point on skies, and a new aspirant for arctic honors, Mr. Elc- roll, of Norway, proposes to start by way of I'eternmr.n hind in the spring of 1893, using a combination of boat and dog filedge as his menus of transportation. Ekroll's sledge boat can be used either on ice or water, being taken apart in sections to be used as sledges and'put together in a short timo into a boat large enough to carry men, dogs and supplies. Whether any of these rivals will reach their destination and got back again safely is as doubtful as was tho same problem whon Greely Bailed, and it is just about us doubtful, should ;they succeed, whether the results will be of any more value to the world than those of tho Greoly been. expedition have PUACTIOAI. experience does not always bear out tho conclusions of scientific theories. Marino engineers have been almost unanimous in tho opinion that tho twin screw was a great Improvement upon the single propeller us a means of employing motive power, and yot the old Havel has beaten the famous Majestic in a race across the A tlantic, and done it in rough and tempestuous weather, when everything had to be fastened down to save it from being swept overboard. The explanation is that the single screw boat al- wujs buriod and exercised its propelling force unde; 1 water, while the Majestic had generally one; and fivqiio.ntly both of her screws out of the water us she bounded over the civs ted waves. Any how, the result is that the twin screws neither did as good nor as regular work as the single one, which was centered on the line of the Havel's keel, mid that the new style boat vat budty Lenten by the old-fashioiird ruft. IMMENSE damage has been wrought in Spain by floods. THE German socialist congress at Erf art denounces anarchy. Fouu American marines were killed in a street fight at Valparaiso Friday. THE Pope, it is stated, has finally decided to quit Rome to avoid the persecution of the Italian government. A ruoKKSsiONAii animal trainer at Belgrade was torn to pieces by a tiger on Monday, as ho entered the cage. WESTEKN Eunoris has been swept by fierce gales and many ships have been wrecked on the seas. THE tories are highly elated 'over the numerous quarrels and dissensions which have arisen in tho Irish party, BisifAitCK has announced his intention to appear in the reichstag and make a speech defending his policy. JOKOE MONTT, tho famous admiral of the congreiisional party, has been elected to succeed fialmaceda. A VOTIS for confidence in the ministry has been passed by both houses of the Argentine congress by a large majority. THE czar has given 3,000,000 rubles from his private unrse for the relief of the famine stricken people of Russia. THE Pokiri government has directed its ambassador at St. Petersburg to demand j explanations from Russia for her encroachments upon tho Pamir tenitory. THIS wife (of the late William Henry Smith, tlio leader in the British house of commons, will be elevated to the peerage. THK followers of the lute Mr. Parnnll in parliament have chosen John E. Rodmond aslhoir leader. Mr. Redmond is a candidate for .Mr. Parnoll'sseat in parliament THE German imperial family have ordered some costly presents to bo sent to the Prince of Wales on the occasion of his jui bilee. Prince Henry will probably take the g : .fts to England. THE French cabinet will give its approval to the 20-frano duty on salted meats proposed by tho chamber of deputies, instead of the larger tariff proposed by the French senate. A DISPATCH from Broslau, tho capital of the province of Silesia, says that by a railroad collision Monday at Kohl- furt, five persons were killed and many injured. A ST. PETEUSIIUKO dispatch says the government has closed the University of Kiev and has placed 500 of the students' under arrest. This action has been taken on account of the recent revolutionary behavior of students. THE negotiation for a new commercial treaty between Germany and Belgium have Oetn suspended, as Belgium is not inclined to grant Gorrnany's demand that German agricultural products bo allowed to enter Belgium free of duty. FIRES AND CASUALTIES. TBE Glenttale' wooleft wills, fifteen miles south of PittSfllld, MtWS., bufttifd Wednesday evening. The building was a five- story structure. The loss is about $220,- OOOj fully insured. THB schoonfer Little Wolf, of Chicago, loaded with a cat go of com, is ashore on Hope Island, Georgia Bay, and in danger of going to. pieces. » THB explosion of natural gas in A building in Alfegheney, Pa., Tuesday morning, injured five persons, one of them fatally. An explosion of natural gas in Allegheny City, Pa., Tuesday, wfecktd Snaman's caipet store add seriously injured five people. • Two laborers were killed Wednesday morning by a smash-up on the Wabash railway at the suburban village of Forrest Hill. " ,, A MISPLACED switch on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railWfty, near Boone, Iowa, Tuesday night, injured several persons. THE wreck of a locomotive on the Santa Fe, Monday night, about f>ix miles south of Wichita, Kfts,, resulted in the killing of two ben and fearfully injuring two more. THE buildings of the Lawrence Cement company at Binnewater, N. Y., were totally burned Friday night. The loss is $300,000 and insurance $100,000. FIFTY women who attended a lunch, given by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, of Bradford, Pa., were poisoned by some unknown substance in the food. All but two will recover. THE warehouse • of the Speer New Jersey wine company at Passaic, caught fire early Tuesday morning and in less than two hours the wine place was a mass of ruins. .The loss will reach $100,000, partly insured. The office and plant of the Passaic Item, which was located in the building was also destroyed. CRIME. DM. CHARLES A. STEIN, ex-coroner, committed suicide in St. Paul by poisoning. ' ' . I " A CHICAGO elective is in Hackensack, N. J., looking for Charles, Ackopinan, who he charge^ w .ith stealing about' 8100, 000 from a Chicago publishing house. •'" . GARDENER WA\TE, of rlorton, •iMich., committed suicide by hanging Saturday, at the age of 90 years. J. A. BECKER, an old resident of Charles City, lo_wa, committed suicide by hanging. Business troubles unsettled his mind. FRANK GILLEBPIB, a baker, and Edward Alley, a street-car conductor, were arraigned in Chicago, Saturday for counterfeiting. FATHER CUSACK, a well known Catholic pi'iest, has_been arrested at Cincinnati, 0., for intoxication and disorderly conduct. THE three men who robbed the Enterprise National bank at La Grange, Oro., some weeks ago, were arrested Wednesday night. The robbers secured $y,500. DURING the reception to Governor Hill at Richmond, Va., Tuesday night, pickpockets relieved SenatorVoorheesof S700. Other members of the party los't smaller sums. AT Columbus, 0., Albert Hann, an ex- convict, was shot and killed Wednesday morning by Ed. Snyder. They were disputing as to who should escort a girl home from a dance. Snyder escaped. JOHN A. _CELLA, storekeeper of the Cook county insane asylum, was arrested Saturday night for malfeasance in office in making false and and fraudulent entries in the official records of the county. He is said to be one of the thieves who have been, systematically robbing Cook county of unknown sums of money. : RAPID The Modern Hotel on Wheels, Ho* It Is Bnili, Equipped and Pro* visioned. fhe Magnificent Distanced of Uncle v Sam's dominion Make the Sleeper • ; a Necessity, While Speeding Through the Country . Like the Wind, Stnnptttotts Steals ' Are Enjoyed. * TOBACCO SMOKING. of the Kansas City's railway repair shops at South Park has been burned. AT Gretnville, Tex., the Greenyilie compress, valued at $250,000, was destroyed by lire Thursday. Tnobc Wliolnduluo In Smokiug are Inferior in Men till Ability. Dr. Seaver, of Yale College, is waging war upon the habit of tobacco-smoking, which some of the students there indulge in. He is the physician of the college and the professor of athletics, a man of science who follows scientific methods in any investigation he may undertake. He has been engaged for eight years_ in observing the effects of tobacco-smoking upon the bodies and minds of the Yale (students, and he has just published a remarkable budget of statistic^; Dr. Seaver informs the public that the students of Yale who indulge in tobacco-smoking are inferior iu physical vigor and mental ability to thoso who do not. According to his reckoning, the smokers have less lung power than the anti- smokers; they have less chest -in Hating capacity; they are of less bodily weight, and they are even of less height. The muscular and nervous power of the smoking students is notably and noticeably less than that of the anti- smoking. From an athletio point of view, therefore, the Yale professor of athletics considers himself justified in waging war upon the tobacco habit. Not only in u physical way, but also in an intellectual way, tho Yale smokers are inferior to the anti-smokers. The smoking habit is disadvantageous to scholarship. Of course students who, within a given time, have received junior appointments above dis- curtations, only five per cent, were smok- ere, and very few smokers received appointments of any kind. It would seem therefore, that the brain power of the smokers at Yale are far inferior to ' those of tbe anti-smokers. The demonstrations of Dr. Seaver appear to be influencing the Yale mind. He is able to report that seventy per cent, of tbe senior class in the college do not smoke, and that not a single candidate for the rowing crew is a smoker. Young America, athletic, intellectual. and ethical, can ruminate.upon the Yale statistics collected by Dr. Seaver. tnm tb« P«pth» of Mt*«rjr. ' Th« mlitry wUrtd ty nnfortnn»t«« wboie llT«ra M* d«i«Uct U duty U tmopeak»bl«. Blck h«*dachef, BIHUM, ep$Uvene««, disorder oJ the <Ug*itlT« »pp»r»taf, heartburn, vertigo, nnrejt, foomeat of the kr«»th, uiieaslueoi ben«»th the thort right rib* Md right eUoulder blade, fickle appetite, »r» «BJong the hutefnl IndlcU ol billon* ne», which, however, ipeedtly vanUh whea Hot- letter's Stomach Bitten li employed » a regulator. Mott effectively ia Its work of dUclplfiiiujr Carried out, as a complete renewal of the rtfgeet- ive, secretive and evaluative function tatisfiicior- lly proves. In cases ot malarial dineaeo the liver in the principal gland Involved, and for maladies o( a malarial type Hosteller's Stomach Bitters is an absolute upecif c. Aa a laxative— patnlere but effective— it U unrivalled, and U is an admirable preventive ot chronic kidney trouble and rhemnaUam, and a superb general toaic aad wr- r««ttv». A I'opulur IJootor. blinkers—"How did such an ignoramus as Dr. DeShoi'pp get such a large practice among the wealthiest people ?"_ Klinkers—"Whenever a millionaire gets sick, he tells them it's from overwork. — New York Weekly. What is one of England's swiftest trains, the Scotch express, flits like a scin- tiliivnt shuttle between London and Edinburg at a mean, speed exceeding fifty miles an nour, though it sacrifices thirty-five minutes in order that the passengers may have several opportunities to refresh, thetn^ selves and stretch their limbs. The entire distance covered, 400 miles, is less than that between New York City and Buffalo. i In the United States and contiguous territory we harness a hotel on wheels to every flying express which sets Out.for any prolonged journey. Here you may travel from tnn Hudson to the Golden Gate without pause (unless for an occasional change of locomotives), without emitting your train and without leaving benind you the luxury or comfort of spring beds, baths, barber shop or rich viands excellently cooked and'served. : Tho "magnificent distances" of Unde Sam's domain made the sleeping car a necessity, 1 and the dining cat soon became the -inevitable adjunct of the sleeper.: • , , '• , Well enough after its fashion was,' rind .yet is, the wayside lunch counter for the comparatively slow way train and the oci cupants thereotwhose. trip does not exceec a few hundred miles.i Buti^wasin the very'nature of things that a,-different an better- system must be., provided ; , for th surging, hurrying legions whose chief aim in traveling was to get over the grounc as rapidly as possible-and whose digestiv economy really deserved some more hu mane treatment than could be accorded to it amid the frantic rush and crush at thi typical railroad restaurant. Hence came in due order the railroac car buffet, thg hotel car and the clininj car. : GROWTH Oft THE SYSTEM. A continuous trip across the continent or even for much shorter distance, woulc be impossible unless travelers could in transit with meat and drink as pass engers are during a transatlantic voyage The time having arrived for a solution o; the problem, American inventive talen was quicktq solve it. . Results—on any of the great trunk lines to-day the traveler, • while speeding onward at the rate of fifty miles an houi or more, can en joy as luxurious a repasl as if seated in a fiist class hotel and a quite as low a cost, Every region through which he passes sets be r ore him the tribute of its richest edible products, to be luisurely absorbed, and he quaffs his champagne frappe as the glorious pano rama of mountain and river, lake anc prairie, unfolds itself to his satisfied anc enraptured vision. There's genuine ''poetry of motion" for you. • BrilTat Savarin should have lived to behold it. When royalty goes abroad in the Old World even its wealth and prestige can commend no such magica! abundance of creature comforts as awail the American sovereign citizen in whose pockets jingle or repose a few potential dollars. From the beneficent water cooler to the buffet was an easy and natural gradation. If a railroad could furnish Adam's ate to all its patrons why not also provide other beverages and alight cold lunch for such as were willing to pay for these conveniences? Accordingly, in certain cars little snuggeries were fitted up and gradually improved^ which carried cold joints, sardines, boiled eggs, baked beans, fruit and various delicacies, besides wines, beers, mineral waters and cigars. Nowadays ;here is a compact stove in nearly every auffet to keep soups, meats, and coffee warm, but all the cooking is done before ;he car starts out, except, of course, the making of tea and coffee. Next came the hotel car, a combination of sleeper and dining car, but the popularity of the service soon displaced it for general traveling purposes, making way :or the dining car, which is a first-class restaurant on wheels and is devoted to no other function whatever. But the hotel car still has its own special utility and value. It is built so as to provide bed and board for a varying number of persons, from a dozen to a couple of score, and it is claijy chartered by private parties who desire to arrange their own itinerary and to travel with as much privacy aud seclusion as if isolated in their own respective homes. Tourists and theatrical people contrive to keep the hotel cars busy the whole year I'-iund. Railroad presidents and many millionaires have their private hotel cars just as the average rich man has his yacht on'sea or lake. You can take yorr own chief am' waiters along, or the company will Jsupply whatever you may .desire. Then you can make arrangements to tie on to a fast express train going anywhere, nrirl VAII no« nns4 nflP iiurl tl l,Ti. rtT.nw 1 * TTTU n « and you pan ever you will. off lay over" wher- WHAT A OOLLAlt VYILb HUY Finely printed menus are provided and for one dollar elaborate meals with 1 costly viands, the best the markets afford, are served in' fine china and furnished silver. Children are fed at half rates, while the lucky train hands get their meals at twerjy-five cents each, THE CQilMISSAlUAT. •" He is prwerbially a wise, niaji who knows how to run a hotel, yet for obvious reasons a still higher grade of executive and administrative capacity is required for the organization and management of the perpetually shifting hotels on wheels. They are here today aud 500 miles away tomorrow. Nevertheless the watchful eye of the steward always scrutinizes the help and the larder. And it is ail donp with the precision of clockwork. On the, New York Central railroad and its branches the Wagner palace cars are used exclusively, reaching as far west as Chicago. On the other large lines in the United States, Canada and Mexico, the Pullman cars are operated. The whole continent is marked off into "uivisions," so that the dining car which makes a trip in one direction today may return tomorrow. The headquarters of the Pullman. serffee for this vicinity is.ftt%aldo titg, Jersey City, with Mh Denbaft charge, while the Wagner commissariat: located a mile above the Harlem rive: with Harry W. Taylor at the helm. T describe eithei is to describe both. Should you happen to walk about half mile north of the Mott Haven depot t< where the New York Central and the New York & New Haven tracks fork apart, yo will soon begin to notice line after line < palace cars reaching up almost to Melros Scores of men and Women are btisy wit mop and broom and brush, Cleaning, dust ing, polishing, f Proceeding a rifle shot further, you com to a long, low brick-building, throug whose doors flit busy clerks, cooks an waiters. This is the commissary head quarters, where the vestibuled ttains or made' uy, equipped, provisioned anc manned. Should you chance to be her early some fine morning you will see for midable quantities of meats, fish, poultry vegetables, fruits, liquors, canned good and ice in process of transfer from baggag cars to be stowed away in tl:big refngera tor or piled on capacious shelves. ; ;< Perish able products have to ,be renewed, or ; re planished daily;-white .of •non-per'ishabl material a large stock is always kept on hand. At the southern end of the building a huge kitchen, clean and shining as pol ishedonyx, where the larger joints am poultry are roasjed and the soups inadi under the direction of an ebony chef. PROVISIONING A CAB. 'When a train of palace cars is made up and'the hour approaches for whirling 1 down to the _Grand Central depot thi equipment service of silver, china, cutlery table linen, etc., has already been inspect ed. The wine closet and, the iceboxes are filled and the cigar boxes checked off Nothing must be overlooked or forgotten and the presence of even a particle of <?us on tho hinge of a folding table could no escape the keen eye- of Mr. Taylor. Into the refrigators of the car go steaks, chops j spring chickens, -etc.—everything that may be € broiled or fried in transit- where ' the'-big joints," the puddings anc other viands which do not spoil by keep ing as rapidly as bone from the stationary to the moveable '-kitchen. 'When all is ready the train is 'whisked down to the Grand Central depot,; the. passengers got aboard,'the bell rings and the hotel on wheels speeds westward like a thunder bolt. The value of the provender out aboarc a dinning car for a single trip is aboui $400. All of it may be consumed, yet hardly any of it is to be reckoned, as wastage. The train hands are too sagacious to let such edibles goto loss when thej ore cleared out at the normal rate ol twenty-five cents per meal. Moreover the commissionary can; pretty closelv guage what will be required for a trip. He watches the mutation 3 of traffic about as closely as a passenger agent does, and ii any exceptional "rush" occurs He is always prepared to meet it. The barber shops and the libraries on trains_are also under the jurisdiction of the commissionary department. "There cannot be a large margin ol profit in this business?" said 1, interrogatively, to Mr. Taylor. •"That's a secondary consideration," was the reply. "The dining service was established as a necessary accommodation to the traveling public. It saves human nerves and digestion'from a vast lot of needless wear aud tear. It is withiu reach of the purses of the million as well as those of the millionaires, and it involves a valuable economy of time to the railroad corporations." Then Mr. Taylor jumped to the telephone to learn that a supply of fruit ordered for a private car had miscarried through the fault of the expressman. In less than two minutes the order was duplicated for delivery at a point a hundred miles away. THE CUEWS. One steward, four cooks ana five waiters compose the crew of the dining car. With scarcely an exception they are colored. The ex-chattel and ex-counterband has proven himself peculiarly adapted to the requirements of the palace car service, whether as porter, COOK or waiter. He has a jolly time of it, too. He lives >n the fat of the land and his tips are many, fie is not overworked, for, after he makes i trip to Buffalo and back, he is allowed a "lay off'' for thirty-six consecutive hours. When a meal is ordered on a dining car a check must be given to the cook, who deposits it in a box provided for the purpose. When the bill is paid a duplicate check is deposited by the steward in a similar box. So, too, .with . the wine room or buffett, and the various checks must tally at tho end of the trip. It would be a very hard matter to defraud ;he company l»y collusion or otherwise. If wine is broken because of the swaying mo- Ion of the cars the sealed necks of the jottles must bb produced in evidence. _ If you have the money and'the incliim- -ian you can charter a hotel car, take your 'riends along, hire a crew of from two to ;on persons and travel at your leisure all )ver the continent. The compauy will 'urnish the commissariat if desired. The cost of such a composite car for ten days or nore, including attendance, average about >40 per day. To this must be added the cost of hauHng,_ which, east of Chicago and St. Louis, is fixed at a minimum of ughteen full first class fares, and west 1 of heric.points at_a minimum of fifteen fares. Should you possess a very long purse and vant to do things in the style befitting a nodern Croesus, you may procure a whole rain, consisting of dining car, one or more leepers, an observation car, and a composite car, having a baggage compart- neut, smoking rpom, < library, barber hop and bathroom. Verily, we want the best, "and we must ve H."-N. Y. Herald. nave Character iu It is easier, perhaps, to read tThorse's character in its face than it is to sum up he hidJen traits of a. man or woman by he facial expression, says Sporting World, .'he horse's head is a correct indication of he character; the human expression is )ften wholly counterfeit. . "I never ask bout a horse's traits," said a horse-buyer he other dtty. ."All I want is a good, quare look ad him in the faca. Once in a hundred times 1 may mistake tho head, ut not oftener than that, I believe." It doesn't require an expert to read horses' : aces, either. A person who has never handled ft horse oau saunter down a main ity thoroughfare any afternoon and point; ut the good, docile fauiil.v carriage horse, he biting horse, the treacherous animal, he one that is likely to-kiek or run at any uoment, or the proud, high-spirited horse, hat may be dangerous and yet not vicious n the least. .The most interesting horee is the good- atured family horse. He bears ill-will oward no one, and has the good will of all mho look upon him. He has but to be een to become u favorite. There are thousands of families who would as soon part forever with an immediate relative o& to lose the good-natured old family hAfse —the one that lived with all the c&iFcMen, and oftentimes, it seems, showed as^mVuch care and affection for them as their parents. The children or women of the family were always safe when out with him. If some other horse ran away he was al* ways sure to get out of. the way of all danger, and he never allowed the carriage he hauled to collide with any obstacle. The biting horse always reminds one of the dyspeptic man—he is always mad, always irritated. Pedestrians frown at this horse as they pass along the street, and the horse, it may be remarked, never fails to frown back, and if opportunity offers snaps his enemy—and everything alive is his en6my^-on the back with his big, broad teeth. It may be said for the Jbiting horse, however, .that he is. not always Of a disposition wholly bad. He may show bad temper when approached by man, woman or child, and still be one of the gentlest and most reliable while doing his daily work. The kicking horde can ... nearly- always be singled out by the vicious gleam in his eyes, which .stamps him a born kicker. And, too, _the kicker is nearly always a restless, impatient animal, who seems to imagine that his born right to freedom is being interfered with. Of all horses, though, the miserable-looking horse attracts much attention. This is the horse that is presented by the use of • the check-rein. Like women and men who wear shoes a size too small, he shows the outward evidence of misery. Many good- natured horses, horsemen say, have been made fretful and vicious by being enslaved by the infamous and cruel check-rein. If there are men and women who are over- burdrned with struggles for life, .have lost all spirit, have agreed to take ttuY' they come, so there are horses broken uu by the hard and continuous servicjjjf" man, which show by their facial '"expi ~ ion that they arf not caring whether' old world continues to go or not. Thi sad-faced animals may be found hitched the drays around town, to the ricket, wagons of the peddlers and rag-pickers, met occasionally to the wagons of the contractors and teamsters. Once, perhaps, ;hey were full of the buoyancy of youth, and constant drudgery has made them more tools, barely animate. WISCONSIN NEWS. A bridge connecting La Crosse and Trempealeau counties, across the Black •iver is being constructed ,by the Chicago Bridge company. The expense is borne principally by La Crosse county and merchants of the city of La Crosse. It is expected to be of great benefit to La Cresse. A change of venue was asked for in the case of Nick Ames who was found guilty of burglary at Lancaster, on the ground ihat Judge Clementson was • prejudiced against the prisoner. Ames has served two terms in the penitentiary and both rials were heard before Judge Clementson. \ \ The sentence is for ten years. Thomas Carver; who was sued by John/ i & :lhyn°r, at Exeter, for several hundred \ dollars damages for the alleged delivery 1 of skimmed milk to the factory, was, acquitted by a jury in the circuit co - 'rtat Vlonroe. It is reported that Rhyr r will ;ake the case to the supreme court; At Neilisville, little Frank Ferguson, iged 3 years, fell into a pail of boiling water and lived but a few hours after tj " accident. _ • . ^ Miss Elizabeth C. Boiling was mar 10 W. F. T Vver, a conduc^r, pr> Afne~ Paul road, L,\ \he home J> ; . VMrs. D. .._. /oomis, of i \ourn, an/H-ant of the •room. , \ /J*- . Miss Mary Luling, daufiF&r of Charles juling, of Mahitowpc, ot the state board )f control, 'was married at the i jsidence of ler parents to Adolph Endres's, oi: a local ' banking house. The wedding was very I quiet, only members of the family being 1 '>> present. _ * John Hendrie, a popular young man of > Jacine, has become insane." His mania is ' t jhat -he can read other people's minds and ' ;ransmit his own to them. He has been » ;aken to the northern hospital.' ^ "' Albert Kohle has been held fcr-trialfor* 4 "**^ he nriirder of Annie Kodatz. , The prelim- nary examination was held before Justice Sanderson in Wauwatosa. Charles Nott, of Hanover, brought a inrse to Janesville that was suffering from glanders. Dr. E,' D. Roberts in- ormed-him that the horse had glanders nd took all precautions to arrest a spread f the disease. State Veteriniarin Tousaint ordered thn horae shot. Ijincolu'a Log Cabin. It is announced that the log-cabin, in Doles county, 111,, in which Abraham iincoln spent his , bt yhood. is now in Dhicago, aud that it will be placed on ermanent exhibition, "together with uch relics of the martyr president as can e procured," It was built by Abraham nd his father, and a few years since be- ame the property of the Abraham Lincoln Association, under whosb auspices, as wV nderstand, it is now brought to Cbieagor^.ar'* L suitable building is to be provided for ill / : and it will then become accessible j/< isitors. We find the lollowing in J/ ! hicago Tribune. . . i! Plis (Mr. Lincoln's) last visit to the'c ome was in December, 1761, -after hu lection to the presidency. He cut a log i plit it, and carved his father's JV*-IR ''" n the two boards, which he pic'' ead and foot of Thomas Line*' n the Gorton cemetery. TlV lonuments are gone, ancji- lace of the great President ow marked by a handsoi/ inent. It was on this act, to ep-mother, to whom /signa- otedly attached, said/ iy boy, and I won't./:™ ;rteenth ever did." >ao county It is added thatfd district, to ie cabin stood vf the death of erce and the rf monument. Th/°out the state f to preaerl^ 1 ? r reath of sage sf cial mankind of ye hereunto set uan - _ faxed the great The Grand A army indeed. / twenty-eighth the nrpwnr HmF of our Lo one can note wnth, and of the ing death-list, \ and has now cr^CE BOIES. surprising fact Pennsylvania bjMTION, rolls than New', county, Iowa: tar larger numeral election to ot the army duriovember, 1891, the office of Cora\ filled by vote after a long hite? 01 " 1 ^' to-wit: obtained no besides .. important prizejiuotoiM of said Mrs. Gadd-"D?HENS, you or his father ?"''*•»'• Iovva Mrs. Gabb— "He Jou never can beliw Street & Smith's Goo

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