The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 25, 1893 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 25, 1893
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NEWS. AIAJONA, IOWA. AN UGLY 11 ECO Hi). The old year was a bloody one. The •tntistics of crime for 1S!>2 collected tejr tin; Chicago Tribune show that, while the number of mtmlers Increased to tt,7!)2 against 5,!)<>0 In .1801, 4,121)0 in IStK) and 3,507 In 188!), the number of 1«diclnl hangings was only 107 as compared with 183 In 1801 nud 102 lu 1800. Georgia stands at Ihc head in this reaped, having executed 14, and Kentucky rind Texas follow with 10 each and Arkansas 0. Of the 107 murders 'executed, 78 were hanged In the South And 2t) hi the North. They were £4- ridod by race Into 57 'whites, 47 negroes, 2 liidlane and 1 Chinese. There were four women among tlliem. But wlille judicial hangings decrease-d In number, reported, lynohirigs were many more Hum In 181)1—2MO agaiiwt 105. The south as usual furnished tho main body of these lawless executions, no leas than 200 taking place in that section, with Tennessee! and Louisiana each credited with 28. Although the negroes comprise, less than one> twelfth of the population of the country, they furn- Ishexl (55 per cent of I he victims. There ' were live women among those hanged ' by tlic mobs. ! The Tribune's fables also show a ; gi'eat increase in the number of suicides, | the past year having a record in tills \ respect of t!,8(jO persons against y,3ill in j 1801 and 2040 in 1800. Some :j,055 of j these woru men and the medical profes- I sion still holds the distinction of con- ! tributing more .largely, to this dismal i list than any.other professional culling. : Ken. Butler was bmled In Boston Mon day. Kirn destroyed two old buildings In Cleveland, Ohio, musing o< loss of JflW,- IM.H). (J. \V. Begalf, brother of ex-Governor ife*dah Hegale, died in Jackson, Miss,, aged eighty-toco yeai's. Hev.. .1. A. Brouse, one of the earliest Methodist divines In Illinois, died at liockford, aged 80 years. A dispatch fi-om Louisville says Unit a further advance of live cents 1ms been established by thio whisky trust. Senator Culloin, of Illinois, Is lybig ill at hLs residence in Washington from the effects of a heavy cold. The Industrial Union, a paper published In Kokomo, Ind., in the Interest I of the people's parliv has made an as- jsignment. j The proposal jrahlbilion of public 'school methods a.t Brooklyn at t.lie i world's fair has been a.i>andoned by Hie I board of (Mlucallon. Kx-Mayor William H. Wickninn died. a I Ills residence in New York. He was mayor of New -York city from 1874 to AN IMPR10S81V10 10VKNT. The formal Inauguration of Dr. Ad.-U7is us president of the University of Wisconsin was au event of gi'eat popular interest and the exercises proved to ] od ra.lher dsultortly last session into Uie Abraham T. Bryant, a cousin to "Willlam Cullen Bryant, the poet, is dead at his sou's homo In Katt Claire, \Vls. He was !>2 years old. Hi!Ui;v S. Codman, the active head of the Landscape Department, of the Columbian exposition, died at St. Luke's hospital, Chicago. The Mexican authorities will deliver Lewis, the absconding official of the j Lombard Investment, company, to the i Kansa City authorities. i | Invitations were sent out through , Col. H.O.Corbin, United States army, ', to their starts to participate in the Presidential inauguration ceremonies. | The Census office committee yesterday resumed tlic Investigation it: conduct [ At Brownsville, Tex., '& large'number 'of nllegid Goran revolutionistsjvere to have been tried at the present ;term of tfho Federal Court Upon; the cltnrge of violation of Uie United States neutrality laws but when the cases wore called ten of them wore dismisses! upon motion of United States District Attorney Eva us. Tlu* trouble between the Vfr'abnsh railroad and, its opera ton* is by no means settled. (Jeliem! Manager Hays has replied to the demands of the committee appointed by Hie operators for an increase of wages. He refuses to accede to their demands. A strike may follow. The consequent control of the Isthmus traffic Will soon pass Into the hands of parties friendly to Hie steamship company. PROGRESS Ol- MIND-READING. be of a most ellgnlned, elevating and ap proprlate character. Never before in the history of the institution has there been assembled In Library hall iv gather- Ing more representative of the intellectuality of tire state* Alumni were present from many seeiHoris, and from even far beyond state boundaries came Ihoso anxious to ."' attend the highly management of the Ccaisus office. At Lincoln, Neb., Jacob M. Morris, postmaster, bus been deposed) by Inspector Laugnliii. The hitter's investigation shows Mr. Morris to be behind in ills cash to the extent of .fl,400. It is announced Uiat Prof. Koch,Uie Gmnan bacteriologist, is to have a lab- auspicious event.' The literary features l "' iltol ' v dedicated iu his name next sum of the day were, of exceptional merit, I I1U!P ln lll ° Umtwl stnteH Arniv HoHn! and tended, to- convey tlie impressive force wliich • naturally belonged to the occasion. '-Legislators, upon whose liberal enactments Uie great university is •o gely 'dependent, observed with tals at the world's fair. At Denison, Texas, in a premature in the yawls of the Missoiu-i, Kansas and Texas railroad, two men, named George Hampton and Jerry Mylie, weie killed plcsafiUre" ; anct; pride the abounding evl- J»"d two other laborers seriously injured.. v .£ i Respect ..and veneration for tiie .noble accomplishments of its .past aue\ for Hie splendid promise of 'its, future. All felt that the institu- Abraham Gimble of Vhiceunes, Ind., died at his home of paralysis. He was a native of Bavaria, Germany, and came to this country in 1854. His re- tkm was ha the dawn of a new and ex- i mains will be interred in Terre Haute pansive' era, that-even the nobility ofj Ms history 'could be littie indeed in com- 1 porisofi with'that of tho Illimitable pe- ! riod now 'before it! I ItwasVjuvt>ccasion"fraught with good ' am.ens; jfpr, ,tjie university, of . general goods will -.toward tiie new admiuistra- tton,. of the greatest conlidence in thu learned anel honored gentleman who was thus fonnally inducted sponsible leadership- of the beloved institution. to the re- great and Mr, Hayes was a gooel man, a good cit- izeii, a lovea 1 , of the home, affectionate to his children and almost worshipful 'of tiie pure anel true woman whose death not long since tried to its depth the fortitude of his Christian character. Ills was a correct, blameless personality worthy of Uie emulation of all young men. lie made a noble record as a soldie-r, and carries to his grave tiio scars of four wounds honorably snfferoel in battle. As a man. as a soldier, as a citizen Ills name will not "All quiet at this end of the Rio e; ramie valley" is the first sub-hcael of a letter received at the, department of state- from Mi'. Ricluirelson, United States consul at Matamoras, Mexico. The building 102 and 104 Walnut St., Kansas City, occupied by the. Jaccuixt Watch company and the Kansas City Art School was burned. Loss $240,000; ' Insurance, JfriOO.OOO i The eleaellock in the Nebraska legis- ; latnre was broken ami Uie two houses ' met in joint session to canvassed votes. iCi'ov. Hovel's farewell message was reael -and (iov. Crouse duly installed. j The following appointments to the ! military academy have be-on mado:.l.W. 1 Adams, Adiunselale, as alternate;'!'. W, ' Campbell, Shenandoah, Pa.,with R.W. (Powers, Jr., Pldladolphla, ami .1. (.'. Uay- ; mond as alternate's. Mr. Utillml, tlut Noted MliKl Con!i-olloi I'jxpllllllx I'H.lvllOllllllHIIl. The subje-ct of mind-reading Ls attractive to tho general public and to scientists who have a hundred years bet-n investigating the mysteries of the main- ifestations produceel. To them the mystery seems its dense as befeire-. There lias been us great an advancement' in the science as in other things, until now thought-reaeliiig has been olevutoel to a higher plane than over. The manifestations wliich are pro eluce-d are far superior to those of previous years. THio originator of the science was Frieeli'rich Anton '-Mcsmer, a physician of Vienna, who brought e>ut niesuu-rlsm In 1.770. Mi-sim-r did not pretouel to control the- minds of his sub.loots.I-Ie was contemt with physical demonstrations. He was able to make the lame Avalk anel the de-ait hewn- by tho laying- on eif luinds. In 1784 Mesmer went to Paris, whe-iv |t(lio French gove-nune-iit' examineel into the mysteries of mesmerism. Mesmer was given a large yesarly iiension to remain iu Paris. He became one- of the most noted characters*of his time. After Mesmer ('ome?s Dr. Charcot,Blen lie>im and Lewis, who advanced the science considerably. Tln-y introduced to the worlel hypnotism, in which bot'lt mind and maitter are blended as agents. Washington Irving Bishop anel Stuart Cumberland were exponents of hypnotism. The-y cxmld read the thoughts of some subjects, and Ums eliscover where articles wei-e located, and what certain pei-sons in Uie auelience were thinking of. Both mesmerism and hypnotism have been surpusse*d by psyclionotism, of whie-h 1 am an exponent, writes A.F. Guibal in Uie IS'e-w York .rounial. I control the mind of my assistant, Miss (iroville. so that, any reque-st which is made by any parson in tlhe audience is at once e»xccute-d by he-r without the slightest communication with me, and no words spoken. It is eutlre- ty an operation of tho mind, and is thus superior to the physical manifestations proeluced by mesmerism and hypnotism. An error in executing the desires of Ui« auelie-nce is never made under the psychonotic .method. Very strong will power is of course, necessary to impress upon an assistant Uie reemests whisper- cel to myself by members of the audience. The assistant iiex-el not necessarily be of a timid nature or weak r. solution. If a man's or woman's thoughts can be reael anel convey eel to a thirel party without any communication between the parties concerned, a long step for- warel must be acknowledgeel. !he Ex-President Yi-lds to an Attack of Netitralffia of the Arrives Home From Cleveland, 111., and Survives But Two I)nys. • Frank Ciishman, one of the promi- ' youiwj men in Chattanooga, Tennessee;, j and a brother-in-law of Senator Perkins soon bo forgotten; as the president of jof Kansas, was arrested and sent to jail a groat nation he left the office purer | by tlie postal authorities for robbing the mail. Dor his presence, and the elevating influence of hLs residence hi Uio White House IH even now more than a mere memory. All tills can to-day be said erf the illustrious dead without trespass- iue upon Uie domain of political preju- . dice. (Senator F. M. Oockreil, renomiuateil oy the Mlssoml dcmocmtic caucus on Thursday, bears the reputation in Wash- 'mgton of having u host of fiieneis among 'he senators. He and John A. Logan iuid often been hoUy opposed iu political debate, but Senator Cockrell was at "Block Jack's" deathbed an hour before Mayor J. Taylor Ellison, of Richmond, Va., president of the Jefferson Davis monument association, says it is probable that Uie remains of Mr. Davis will be removed from New Orleans to Kich- niond for liirnl interment in the early spring. The Minneapolis Trust company is suing the North Star Construction company of Minneapolis, to secure Uie payment of the, sum of $591,492. The attachment bonds are the only papers yet on tile. hA Htfwl Ty^trnil iw^lf tl 1 \ TVfl SiOUX City, Ifl., I), \VAVoeXl, hlW- i«nt: JIWL <IIILLL*J. uj\;iii (ipai t Ul llluiLU ril^tnd ana 0,^1 Jlttf^ «^±^ I ^ ?™"*™ nHd_ tern^ranco agitator, Ilift' otiier than the beautiful thing it was .\ Happy CJ<ui)iIo. Detroit Free I'ress.—The happiest couple 1 ever knew were a man and his wife 1 ' who lived in two or three tiny rooms in a block,and with liiniteel means enjoy eel all tiio comforts of home.. The man had a profession, but. it was a very lowly one; 'he clippeel tiie eai's and tails of dogs for a living, and sold illustrated books on elogs ami their food. His homo was the, neatest place I even 1 saw; his wife was a pretty wonianwliolesome and cleanly, with a principle* showing in all her actions. She elie! her own work and her cooking was something to remember. It was 110 trouble, to her to pare a meal. She would take three tomatoes and a handful of crackers and give Jim a disfli of escolloped tomatoes of wliich o esiterer might have been proud. They liael birds anel books and love, unel life always seemed like a hol- ielay to them; they enjoyed: it like children, and eiuih was perfectly happy wiUi the other. I like to tliink of them often anel hope Uiat luxury and selfishness have not drifted them apart or made Outline' of the ful Life Now Closed. Fremont, O., Jan. 17.—Ex-President i Kutherford Birchard Hayes died at 11 j o'clock tonight from an attack of neu-1 ntigia of the heart. He left home Monday on a trip to Oolumbus, Buffalo and Cleveland. Sat-, unlay he experienced a severe recur- ] cunce of the malady, but btlug prepared i "or his return home, proceedeel on his Journey, accompanied by his son Webb. Word had been sent home by telegraph of the condition of the general, and he was met at Uie train by his son, Rutherford B. Hayes and Dr. F. S. Hilbeth, rlie family physician, with a carriage. Kuteulug the carriage, they were rapidly driven to the Hayes mansion in Spiegel Grove, where attention was given the stricken general. i From Mr. Webb Hayes it is learned that the condition of his father took a sudden change early in the evening and rapidly grew worse. The members of the family had spent the day quietly at home and nothing seemed to indicate that the death of the general was expected. Webb Hayes went to the bank where he is employed at the usual hour this morning. Tlie family has all along been reticent concerning the condition of ex-president and the attending physician has followed the same; course. Webb Hayes late this evening said his father had paseel a comfortable day. had rested quietly and seemed to be in a most cheerful mood. Miss Lucy Elliot Keeler, a relative of the Hayes family, spent several bom's with the ex-president today. While lying hi his room he frequently referred to his wife's grave on Uie preceding Sunday and spoke of the quint beauty of the snow-covered scene. H-? said he almost wished he was lying there and yet, he said "My life hns been unexceptional a happy one." His last words were "I know I am going where Lucy is." He passed quietly and painlessly away at 10:45 In the evening. Sourrounded by the members of his household. The funeral will be held Friday and Gen. Hayes will be placed beside his beloved wife hi Lakewood. ballot. They watcheti,mid just' ns they saw me start into tlie private booth they iK'gan an uproarious fight, had my Official ballot, and in the melee isllp- peei out unoticed. Then I weiit to a quite place, made otit my offtcialballot as I wanted to rote, and gave it to the hired voter. He put it in his pocket, went to the polls with a dead mah'scer- tifleate of registration, ami was given an official ballot to make out and vote. Hethen retired to the booth, apparently to make out his o^vn stamped ballot, put the blank in his pocket and went bock and voted my ticket, returning the blank to me as a gunivuitee of having voted my way and got his $2. Fifty times during Uie day 1 elid that Uirough means of Uie stamped blank brought back by each of my hireehnen.but at night I was arrested and bound over, as 1 told you." "And how about your own vote?" Oh. I lost tha.t, but I Avas forty-nine votes ahead.,, And you were convicted?,. Not In a thousand yeai's... iiattttal gas, and many that flffect the public, are each extort exorbitant prices, that large div-I idehds may be paid on "watered stock. The postofflce makes tlie whole mail business one well organized, harmonious system. The government finds make money o,t three cents a it can! letter. TOLD OF HANIBAL HAMLIN. Hi- Mini n« n Wfi.OOd hut Once while Mr IlainUu was vice president, of the United States a < c,w was ttpvl to him from Cannel. and he came to tho yards for her personally and led her to his house thi-mdi the streets of Bangor. dressed In-Irs tradi- lll!l.IL*^ illvjiv-j »^w -- . The price is decreased to two cents-and the revenues Increase. One cent wotiM probably still further increase the rev- j enues. Ten cents would decrease them. With Uiis.decrease iu rates mail is increased, the people better servenl, and heavy burdens are lifted. Thus it would be if the proper governments could take charge of these; other matters. One- cent a mile for travel would aeld pleasure, recreation, intelligence and greater friendship to the masses, lift burdens and increase revenues. Voters have these matters iri their hands. What Will they do? . , i A MISSISSIPPI tJTEAMBOAT. Tlie Typical Itivei- .Ve»»ei Count Ainu, nit Sveu tional swallow-tail, says the K veiling Post. An amusing incident ene-o at .some place in was minister to Spain. York The City of Providence 'was one of & , long line; of Mississippi be>ats eelgiugthfe' bro.'iel, clean, sloping levea tha.t fronts busy St. Louis. She was by far the largest and handsomest, of the packetsjbut ill are of one type, and that is worth d& scribing. Tdiiry are, so far as I reniem- ber.all painted whluymd are very breiad tuid low siiys .Julian Ralph iu Harper's. was his experl- Italy when he On arriving at .lh» hotel Ihc landlord very oh.sequiou?- ly conducted Mr. 1-lamHu and Ills wife to their rooms, which e-onslsleil of a whole suite on the lower floor and ushered Mr. 1-lamliu into one set of rooms saying: "He-re are madame's rooms;" upon which Mr. JIamlin took him aside with this remark: j " These are all very well, but haven't you got: a comfortable^ room upstairs soinewher'e which would be less expensive and which we can both occupy? ' A gentlema.!!, well known in tiie wholesale liquor business in San Francisco moved to New York and established somewhere in that .slate a refinery anel distillery, aaiel after awhile special agents of tiie internal revenue servico made up a case against: hint . for, as alleged, evasion of taxes, of wliich he clahm-el hlo was innocent. They finally elite-red a suit against luim in the name of the government, and it was j evmtinueel along for some Mine in the hope of settlement. Finally the gentleman got Mr. 1-Iamlln interested and he. took it.'up with authorities at Washington, and eventually a settlement .was reached satisfactory to both : parties. Thjis gentleman liaponed to be visiting a friend hi Bangor • soon after anel caUenl upon Mr. Hamllii one evening, and on leaving laid a check for $5,00(1 on Ilu« table. Tlie next day, however, Mr. Hamlin met. the gentleman on the street aiid returned the chock to him with the', remark: ' "Here, I am no siii-h fellow, but if you have any nice cigars in your store you may send me a box." riou'e hand and called his wife: "Mary," said the dying man, "Senator Cockrell politically hi but as one speota and loves he is my friend/ These were almost Logon's hist words, the senate is my enemy, whom every senator re- | has boon convicteel of obtaining $17,000 under false pretenses. Wood was the original prosecutor of saloons existing i contrary to law. when I first knew them. They are among Uie fortunate few wJio have no artificial wants. | At Philadelphia James A.Merrill.for- Imorly a clerk in the office of Uie Balfor feeding milch cows ad- j Umore and Ohio railroad at Baltimore, Prof. Kuhn is attracting , has been arestcel, charged with having He says that in do-' defrauded Uie railroad company. Merj rill is alleged to have filled out • and sold them. A theory vonceel by wiele attention. tea-mining tho rations for milk cows a basal ration should Ilrst be established. By this basal ration lie appears to mean what is termed the fooel of support; Uiat is, he woulel first determine what a far- row cow would require to keep her witii- out either Increasing or elect-casing in i weight, beyond the increase- naturally made by the growth of Uie foetus. In addition to this basal ration, he would give her fooel in kinel anel quantity proportionate to the profitable returns that can be made in milk. In other words, he would lit tho cow that has a capacity of yield of throe hundreel pounds passes The creditors of J.F.Witherow and arranged to start the at Newcastle, Pa., about Feb. 1. I Another mew-ting of creditors will lulu-Id again next week. Witherow says- he is satisfied with tho reorganisation. About 975,000 has been raised as a work ing capital. Mr. Von Konsku, who has been for years in charge of the weekly Yolks- fivund of Cincinnati, is missing from home and his employer finds that the Elec'triu Street lUiUvuy JJlvidem!*. At a recent mooting of tiio American Street Railwaly Association, writes Franklin L. Pope hi the currant number of The Engineering Magazine, a report was presented from a oommitte wliich hod been appointed to ascertain tho relative cost of operation, of horse, cable, and electric street-rail-ways. A comparison of a typical cable with a typical electric line, foabout tho same capacity and located In tiie same city, gave some' interesting, though perhaps not wholly ocouclusive, figures. Comparing cost of oonstructtou wIUi returns, It appeared that each dollar invested in the cable road hi the ratio of 4 to 3. It appeal's further-more that 89 per-ceiit.of the elec- Mr. Hayes was born Oct. 4, 1K>'2, at Delaware, Ohio, whether his father, Rutherford Hayes, a merchant, and his mother, Sophiah Birchard Hayes, bad removed from Yerrnont in 1817. fie graduated at Kenyon college, Ohio, In 184:2; studied in tlie law school jit Harvard University from 1843 to 1S45, and was admitted to the bar in Ohio in March following. He began the practice of law in Lower Sandusky, now Fremont. In 1850, he removed to Cincinnati, where his integrity and ability soon secured for him professional success. He afterwards went to Freinoui. During the war he was a brave soldier anel became a major general. He was four times wounded. While at the front in 'B4 he was elected to congress in '06 he was reelected and in '67 he was chosen governor of Ohio over Thurman. In '09 he was re-elected over Penelleton. In '72 he was defeated for congress, but in '75 was again made governor. This gave him a boom which placed bun in the presidential chair a year later. His wife died about two Magayine-. Each carries two tall black funnels, capped with a bulging ornamental top, and «iri(/ing on rods swung bc- tweni the tunnels the trade mark of the company cut out' of sheet-iron; an an- e-lior or an iuitial 1 otter, a fox or ;i swan or whatever. There' are three? or four stories to-these boats : lirst ^ the \ip.en nmin-elcck for frekflH and for Uie boilers and eiighie's; tliien Uie walleel-in sa loon-deck, with a row of windows and eloors cut alternately close beside one- another, ami with profuse ornamentation by means of jig-s;. w work wherever it. can be put; and, last of all, th'e "Texas," or officers' emarlers, and the "Ini- reau,"or negro passengers' cabin form-, ing ilie third story. Most of the large boats have the; big square pilot-house on top of the "Texas," but others cany it as part of the third story in front of the "Te'xas." The pilotMioiiso is always made to look graceful by means of an uppe-r fringe' of jig-saw oniajne-nt, and usually carries- a elder's head or pah 1 of antlers in front of it. - We wotdel call it enormous; a great square room with ] space lu it foi a stove, chairs, the wheel I th«> pilots, and, in more than one. boat tliait. I saw, a sofa or e-nshlon laid over the roof of the gangway from below. The sides and back of thei hoeise are made principally of sliding window-sashes. The front of the house, through which the pilots see iheir course, Ls closable by means of a dour liingeid into sections and capable of lieintf partially or fully opened as the state of-the weather permits. The wheK-1 of one of these great packets is, very large', and yet light It. is made as if an ordinary Kastevni or Northern wheel liael been put in place and then its speikew liael grown two feet beyond its rim, and had anoth- jcr rim and handles aeldeel. '' are many sharp bends in the river, anel 1 afterward saw tin* pilots using both hands and one foot to spin the big circle, like a pin-wile-,J, until the rudder was "hard over" on which, ever side the-y wanted it. These Mississippi packets of the', flint and second class are very large boats, and roominess is tin- most! striking oliar- acteristic of every part: of Uiem. They look litfit, frail, ami Inflammable, and so t.lie.-y are-. The upright posts that rise from thei deck of such a boat, to .support: the saloon-deck, are mere lltUe sticks, and everything almve them, ex„ « l 'Pt the funnels, is equally slender and and i n command of Uie Twenty-eighth thin. These boat* are not like ours at 1 ennsylvania infantry regiment, attend- any point of their makeup. They would ed service in the church to wliich she see-in to a man from the coast not' to be neled servioein the church to which sho the handiwork of ship-builders- ineloeei belongeel, in Mauch Chunk. Shortly j there 1ms been no after Uie service had begun she was suddenly taken very ill. Friends came to her assistance anel when she became INSTINCT Her A Wo irui In Cii,...u KIH-IV M l.< lill-limnl u;i- Killc i i" it . i 11.. Tin-re wv always curious tilings happening, many of wliich can not be explained. Toione class of these the name of telepathy has been given. The- word signifies knowing or feeling at. a distance That is telepathy. The following incident illustrates it. Similar things occurred hi this city during the war, and since says tho Pltteburg Ga/.e-tte. "On Sunday morning, May ,'!, 18C,'l Mrs. Lansford F. Chapman, wife of tiie gallant soldier who was then, in Virginia able sho gasped, 'Tlie major has been killed in battle.' "Tins statement was found afterwards to be strictly correct. Ho was killed while leading his comrades in charge against the enemy at Chancellorsville in Uie midst of the sevea-est lighting of Uiat sanguinary engagement. Ho was killed so far as can be learned, at the very moment his wife became Geary, commanelhig the ill. General elivision of Five children of mature years survive. years ago. which the Twenty-eighth-formed a part, saw him fall, and dismounted and marked the spot where he fell." BEAT THE KANGAROO BALLOT Kleotriu l>lvl<lencl». How u ColnrHilo .Miln HroLe the, l.uw Time* Without Conviction. "I am not a square man and don't pretend to be," said O. F. Reed to a Denver Republican reporter. C. F. Reed Is, perhaps, one of the most remarkable criminals in any American prison to-day. He is serving 180 days in jail on nine charges of land frauds. Has a career in crooked practices extending all over America. "But I believe," said Red, ,, , ,. *, =»• - ™>uv "that I cut a bigger figure in tlie north- mtt -«-' st «>& though perhaps not wholly western politics than any tiling else. I f!Oncluslvc > ngiu-es. Comparing e*ost of am remembered there as the only man ?, MlstnK ' tio1 * with returns, it . At a recent meeting of the American street Hallway Association, writes S"^ 1111 L> I>OIM> m the ""rent; number Engineering Maga/im-, u report W1 ^ I )I ' t '« < ' u tetl from a e-ommittee wliich „ n a PP° mt «l to assertaiu the relative cost of operation of horse, cable and electric street rail-ways. A comparison of a typical cable with a typical Mtric line, for about the same capacity located ln tlie same city, gave some ' apparent effort to imitate; tho massive beams, the peculiar "knees", tiie 'freely distributed "bright- work" of polishes! brass, the ne-at, solid who ever beat the Australian ballot system. I beat it, but they arrested me that, each dollar urn-sted in tin road is in the; rajio erf 4 to '.'>. It appeared cable —^ ~~~—-. » UUHU *„, uuv »**»-j tiAivotwi in%; JL. I.-. ' "* *' «i'|'j,HNirrs and put me under $10,000 bonds. You ™' mormol 'e that 89 per cent, of the elec- aiaifi elti uctu v :jtt pou/mui Sam AVOUJI when he comes up and says: 'I control 100 votes. They give him the horse joiner-work, or tiie thousand and one trie-ks of construction anel ornament which distinguish tlie work of our coast boat-builders. These river boats—and I include all tflie packets Uiat come upon the Mississippi from its tributaries—are more- like Uie work of carpenters and' house-builders. It. Is as if tliedr model liael been slowly developed from Uiat of a barge to that of a house-boat, or a barge witii a roof over it; tiiem as -L ^ house for passengers hnel been built onT top of th'e. first roe>f, and the "Texas"' and "bureau" Hiael followed on Uio'sec- ond roof. Pictures of Uie pockets scarce Ky show how unlike our boats Uioso are- the difference being in ttlie ineUiods of workmanshop. Each story Ls built mere ly of sheathing, and in the best boats tiie doors and fanlights are hung on without frames around them; all loose anel Uiln, as if they wvw encountered; cold weather or had bad storms All tflie boats that I saw arc as nearly a- Uke, in oil respects, as if one man had built them. I w as told that the great packets cost only $70,1x10 to !flOO,000,so. that Uio more engine, in a first-class Atlantic coast rive,- or sound bout is seen to bo of more value than one of these iteel. itstl . of butter in proportion to Uie require- ] accounts are short. The sum may reach ments necessary for the amount of milk j $25.000. Yon Konsku, who was known that would prouelcc that amount of butter, and vary the rations for tiie different capacity and the amount of milk furnished, at elifferent periods, returning again to. the basal ration when sho dries off. This requires more minute calculations than tiie average dairyman will give, but the principle is worth thinking over in fattening catUe as well as feed- Ing dairy cows. as "Count,"has been living beyond his At Detroit, Mich., tho committee of vessel owners appointed to meet witii the unelonvrlters to fix upon a system of inspection, classiAcatiou and valuation of vessels has eletermiuexl to continue the Inland Lloyd plans with such changes as might bo thought best, and shut out any foreigu con.CP l »ns, trie roads, reporting had earned dlvidens i laugh and say: 'Prove up, then get yoiir of from 5 to 12 per cent.- certainly a j money. Well, when they adopted the Australian ballot I said to the managers: 'I can control fifty' hobo votes in one ward and can prove it,' and I did. You know when we started out with tiie system the votea- had to present the polling officers a descriptive certificate of his registration. On doingthls he was QUA sj tjuqj pun ^oipei jcjomo UB only way a voter could get one. I duly registered and had my very encouraging showing. It Is certain that the electric systems arofar from having readied a condition of maximum economic efficiency, and if this be so, the universal adoption of the electric system is likely to bea niear matter of time. for construction suggest* - +.,,,, •-- U(>t I'"'"!! to criticise. i_ ;ioi uiese great comfortaible vessels serve' ^percent, certainly their purpose where ours could not) bo used at all, and are altogether so use- nil and appropriate, as well « s picturesque and attractive to a,n Eastern man. fmt there is not room in my mind for The home of Thomas Purdy, a widower hermit, near Holland, Mich., buro- ed on the night of the 12th and with it a collection of curios valued at $10,000, a.very encouraging showing, it i s certain that UID electric systems aro far from having reached a condition of maximum economic efficiency, and in Ids be so, Uie universal adoption of the electric, is likely to be a mere mutter of aught than praise of them. time. ?Z±£^^'still further tat «s so with six god men, wel Insi put my men out side the pous to row its won as tiiey saw me get my' veael when lyi UK UI , OJl Ulo w ,j- u . your back to the- light as imidv IJOsslble. Attfcud to your digestion, not work longer than two hours with out closing yotir eyes and resting tiunn i^fti « uilimtos> Ilf y° m ' l 'yt's tiro weak bathe them. ta watel . to whloh fttlttie ' •The little- add-

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