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' •*'•» THE tflWBtt DBS MOINMS, ALGONA, TOWA. WEDNESDAY* tfEBHPABtft 1891 AfcOONA, IOWA. John McClond^ a Scotchman, 76 years of age, claims to be the oldest white settler in the stale of Washington. He dates his residence from 1843. Qeo. W. Childs intends adding another to the long list of his benefactions by making a bij? new public park out in the Pennsylvania country not very far from Philadelphia. An interesting guest at a Baltimore hotel the other day was Prince Agustin Iturbide, tha adopted son and heir apparent of the unfortunate Mexican emperor, Maximilian. THE LATEST NEWS. GENHRAL NOTES. Mmo. Ratazzi is now somewhere between 60 and 70 years ot age. The granddaughter of Lucien Bonaparte, she was accounted in her day the most beautiful woman in Paris. Ferdinand Ward, the "young Napoleon of finance," who wrecked the firm of Grant & Ward, has nearly served out his time in Sing Sing. He has learned the printer's trade and has shortened his time by good behavior. Col. Vivian, whose recent marriage was one of tho society events of New fork, has had 20 years' service in .the British army and did good work in tho Egyptian campaign and fought bravely at Tel-el- Keeber. Miss Olive Risley Seward, the adopted daughter of the late William H. Seward, and his private secretary during his journey around the world shortly before his death, is now contributing frequently to tho newspaper press. The prizpof Sl.COO offered by the Linville Improvement company, of Linville, N, C., for the best story having the Grandfather Mountain for its locale, has been awarded to Miss Maud Rittenhouse, of Cairo, Illinois. By the death of Prince Victor the sinecure office of governor of Windsor castle is placed at the disposal of the queen, who is certain to appoint a member of the royal family—probably Prince Christian or Prince Henry of Battcnberg. The place is worth £1,500 a year, and the salary for it is paid out of the civil list. Eli Whitney Blake, nephew of Eli Whitney, of cotton-gin fame, invented the Blake ore crusher now in use all over the world. Like his uncle, he was robbed of the profits of his invention by infringements. t Both inventors were born in Westboro, Mass., and both are buried in New Haven, Ct. A WiLKESBAnBE/Pa,, man has slept 13 months. A FHENCHMAN has devised a rival to the whaleback style of war vessels. AN organized {effort is being made to expell the Chinese from Montana. THOUSANDS of cattle are starving in Idaho, on account of the severe weather. A VEIN of coal of good quality 12^ feet in thickness was struck at Niobara, Neb. THREE large iron and steel mills in Wheeling, W. Va., have combined. THE New York democratic state convention will be held in Albany, February 22. HOLLY AUSTIN shot and captnred, two miles north of Madison, Ind., a genuine American female bald eagle measuring seven feet eight inches from tip to tip. ADVICES from Chili state that an ultimatum has been received there from our government declining to tolerate further delay. FATHER DEBONONIK, the widely known rector of Ste. Anne De tJeaupre, better known oa the "shrine of St. Anne," is dead in Montreal. THE Grand Duke Constantino, an uncle of the czar, is dying. He was born in 1827. _ YAHIA KHAK, Persian minister of justice and commerce, died recently from influenza. A MAN and wife were tried in Vienna for robbing and murdering eight servant girls. THE N ew York fenate has passed the A man much talked of a few years ago was New York's swell, Fred. Gebhard' who for so long was first gentleman-in- waiting, so to speak, to tho "Jersey Lily." Latterly he has gone the way of a cosmopolitan rounder, and now his friends have got him to try the Keeley cure at White Plains, N. Y. bill appropriating $300,000 for a state exhibition at the world's fair. J M. McKisn, a companion of Henry M. Stanley in Africa, and now a resident of Houston, Tax,, has been adjudged in sane. THE will of John I. Case, which has been probated at Racine, disposes of $1,000,000, most of which goes to his children. THE government will ask the chamber of deputies for a grant of 3,500,000 francs for the French exhibit at the Chicago world's fair. A MINNESOTA girl traveling in • the south has disappeared, after having a statement sent to her parents that she was dead and buried. GEN. ScnoFiELD received a telegram Saturday from Gen. Stanley, commanding the department of Texas, in which he expressed the opinion that the Garza insurrectionary movement is at an end. H. W. TOBNER, Washington nate geol- 1 gist, has found a meteoric stone about which is a distinct film of gold, which is regarded as indubitable proof of the existence of gold in Cither of the planets. OBITUARY: At London, Dr. Alfred Carpenter, aged 67; at Boston, Col. Lyman P. French, aged 52; at St. Charles, 111., Judge W. D. Barr>; at Lawrence, Mass., James T. Furber, general manager of the Boston & Maine railroad: at Vienna, Baron Louis von Haber, aged 88. neighbors near Callcoon, N. Y. ( because they believed him to be a witch. . MEMPHIS has a very sensational trae- edy, a prominent young society lady kill- inp another with a razor. THE trial of M. B. Curtis (Sam'l oi Posen) for the murder of Policeman Granl commenced in San Francisco Monday by the impaneling of a jury. FRANK HEFFERN, a farmer lad, 14 years old living near Potomac, 111., deliberately shot and killed himself while out hunting Monday. No reason is known. JOSEPH GCJGGENHEIMER, aged 27, shot and killed himself at the Palmer House, Chicago, on Tuesday. Despondency from lack of work and money is supposed to have been the cause. Two masked men held up an express train on the Missouri Pacific. In attempting to arrest them an officer was killed. One of the robbers was also killed and the other wounded. AT Tahlequah, I. T., John Wagner, who murdered a man named Dougherty on July 15, last, his been convicted and sentenced to hang on April 15, next. COL. NILES HERNONDEZ, a Mexican army officer, has been sentenced to be shot for alleged complicity in one of Garza's raids. A TRAIN robber who was wounded in Missouri Friday night died of his injury, bringing a most extraordinary career of crime foa close. THE customs _ officers have_ captured twenty-eight Chinese ten miles from Seattle, Wash., who had been smuggled across the border. A number of others escaped. JOHN ROGERS, an employe of the Illinois Central railroad, was fatally shot by a brakeman, Kippehbrock, near Bloorn- inton Thursday morning. AT Owenton, Ky., Lee Gibson, a colored man 20 years old, was taken out of jail Wednesday night by a mob and hanged for the murder of Frank Leggerous Jan. 22. GEORGE KUEMERLE, aged 35, single, one of five brothers who are the wealthiest butchers in Eastern Illinois, committed suicide Thursday morning at Danville by cutting his throat. FIRES AND CASUALTIES. FIRE destroyed a half block of business houses at Pine Bluff, Ark., entailing a loss of §150,000. Two ARABIAN peddlers were asphyxiated by gas at the Marquette house, Ottawa, Tuesday night. A YOUNG man registering at the Aurora hotel as J. W. McCoy, of Chicago, was asphyxiated by gas Tuesday night. NEAR Cumberland Gap, Ky., Tuesday, four laborers were killed by an explosion. They were thawing out some Watting cartridges. HUNTING THE COHDOR Sport Enjoyed oti the Plains of Ghili by Cowboys Roping These 1 Birds* Great Kings of These Condors were the Cause of Great Annoyance and Loss. How They were Captured by Expert Kope Throwers, who were Easily Satisfied. FOREIGN. prominent in- Sam Lewis is the general banker of the London nobility in distress. It is said that the capital at his disposal is put up by two men, one of whom ia a peer and the other a man well hnown on the turf, and who, for some time, at any rate, formed part coterie. any of the Marlborough house Miss Etta McBride, the young ladj at Charleston who fooled her friends by reporting herself dead, as recorded in the telegraph news of the day, ussd to be a university student in Minneapolis. Some ladies who wore quite intimate with her there were among those who mourned her death and were astonished at her sudden coming to life. Miss McBride was regarded as a bright but eccentric girl, rather moody. Not many of the students sue-' ceeded in getting much acquainted with her. THE government is liable to get sat upon pretty hard one of these clays if it doesn't let up on the practice of furnishing without extra charge envelopes with the return cards on them. A bill has been introduced in congress at this session prohibiting this sort of benevolence at the expense of the postal department. The weekly editor is bound to have his rights. Who can blame him? And besides, if this practice was stopped and the postal department Le enabled to economize to that extent, penny postage-a ban* fit to the whole people—might be a possibility. The death of ex-Postmaster General Creswell leaves Gen. Sjhofield, Hamilton Fish, George S. Bout well, E. Rockw<od' Hoar, and ex-Secretary Robeson as tho prominent surviving members of Grant's cabinets. Only one of these men, Gen, Schofleld, now at the head of the army, is as conspicuous in tho pvUic eye as he was in tho * times as secretary of war Judge Hoar lives u retired life at Concord, hardly known by the prwent generation, whosu interest centers iu his son Representative Slurniim Hoar F x Ser- retary Hamilton Fish i, passing L'H'de- clining years at his borne on the Hudson a vigorous un d kccii-mimled man ot more than 80. Tfcjbeson h siill a figure of more or less prominence in public lifc u out . well has lived in Washington of recent years, whero his law practice brings him Rood returns. He is a man of social la.nings, noted for his Chesterfieldian manners and his always correct attire. PIEBRE JOIGNEAUX, a French journalist, is dead. FURTHER reports show an almost credible degree of misery in Russia. WGKK for 25,000 men in the famine dislrict of Russia will be furnished this winter by the board of public works. A DETACHMENT of the Salvation Army was attacked by a mob at Eastbourne, Englana, and a number were seriously injured. REV. MR. SPUROEON, the great London preacher, has had a relapse, and is confined to his bed. He is unable to writa. THE .arty-third anniversary of the birth of Emperor William was appropriately observed throughout Germar.) Wednesday. AT a cabinet council held Thursday, Ribot, minister of finance, announced that France had concluded commercial arrangements with all the powers except Spain. ARCHDUCHESS MARIA VALERIA, young- eat daughter of Emperor Francis Joseph, and wife of-Archduke Francis Salvator, of Austria-Tuseany, has been delivered of a daughter. THE Vienna Fremdenblatt states that the Austrian and Hungarian ministers have arrived at a complete agreement as to the adoption of a gold currency. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE, whose services in the aiilitary hospitals during the Crimean war ?ave her an undying fame is seriously ill of the grip. BAVARIAN railways are seriously crippled by the prevalence of the grip among engine drivers and other trainmen. THE Gladsrnnian candidate for parlia- rnant in theRisndale division, vacated by theduke of Devonshire, is elected bv a majority of 1,225. THE Dowager Duchess Louisa, widow of Duke MaxiuiiUian, and mother of the Dnke Cnarlei home _Miss AUGUSTA FOSTER, a member of W. H. Crane's theatrical company, who broke her leg on a defective sidewalk at Minneapolis, Minn., recently, has sued the city for damages. THE steamer George W. Stone, of Cincinnati, sunk suddenly and without any •"""— cause at Cairo Saturday night. known The watchman was drowned. FIRE in Cincinnati Wednesday nig'it completely gutted the huiidmg occupied by West & Tice, queensware. Loss from 8125,000 to §150,000. AT Nashville, Ten., Thomas Bell, ased twenty-two years, the crazy son cf R~ T. Bell, set fire to the family residence Thursday morning and perished in the flames. His mother narrowly escaped death. CONGRESS. TUESDAY, Jan. 26. SENATE.—Mr. Morril reported a substitute to Mr. Teller's joint resolution previding for an international bimetallic agreement, It authorizes the president to invite the government of such countries as he may deem advisable to join the United States in a conference with a view to securing permanence in the relative value of gold and silver at a common coinage ratio to be mutuallv agreed upon, providing for enlarged monetary use of silver and for giving that metal equal m !?', age , ri S hts w . itn Bold. The houfp bill for the completion of the allotment of lauds to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, was passed. HOUSE.—The resolution requesting th president to inform the house whether any answer had been received either from Minister Egon, or from the government of Lnih to the dispatch sent by the era bent of " "•---Jan. 21, was Chasing the condor with the lasso was the leading sport on the Chillian plains when I was in that country years ago, 1 ' said a New Yorker who went to South America with Harry Meighs, the great railroad contractor, to a reporter, "but I am told that the great bird has become so wary that the sport is now almost unknown. Twenty-five years ago the condor had developed no evidence of cunning that 1 ever heard of. There was then, as there is now, I believe, a government bounty of 85 a head paid for the killing of the condor, both in Chili and'Peru. If the birds arc as plenty as they were when I went to that region, wide-awake hunters ought to make plenty of money. The cocdor, un- iike many othrr members of the vvlture family, doesn't wait for something or somebody to die in order tha 1 ; he may lave his dinner, but if he doesn't find a ready-made carcass convenient on the plain when he is hungry he proceeds at race to provide that carciss himself. At east, that used to be his habit, and I persume he hasn't changed any in that respect, providing the material for carcasses are as plenty now as it was then. "The herds of cattle that pastured on the undulating plains between the iuipene trable wall of the Andes and the Pacific's white-crested line of serf offered the condor unrivaled facilities in his line in those days, and as he seemed to be in a state of crronic hunger, this kingot the feathered race levied constant tribute on the grazing herds. Twenty-five and thirty years ago it was no uncommon thing to see hundreds of these winged freebooters hovering over the plains, each one a ravenous and determined dinner-robber from the herds below, to which the shadow of a condor's wings carried as much terror as the appearance of a hawk does to a brood of chicktna. Theoondor was the greatest enemy the stock raisers in that part of South America had to contend with, and it wan his persistent and destructive raids on grazing cattle that made him an outlaw, with a price on his head, to be relentlessly hunted even among the crags and cloud-capped peaks where he made his home. "When a day's old-time sport at condor lassoing was to be had the carcass of a steer, a_ dog or a horse, was carried oat on the plains where stakes were driven into the ground fiv« or sis inches apart about the carcass until a roofless inclosure sis or seven feet high and twenty feet square, with a gate on one side was made. Long before the work of making this inclosnre ceuld be finished condors would b? seen floating down from the clouds, far above which they have their haunts. As long as My horse, maturally ened, "started off like mad, stirrup. the workmen were busy the birds would sail high at the inzlosure overhead. The . ---- -,, — gov- the United States to Chili, the occasion of an animated discustion on the part of several members, after which it was referred to the com'- uiittee on foreign affairs. Mr. Cathin«o -"" up the new code of rules, which called was critically analyzed. Mr. Lannam, of iexas, made an earnest speechin favor ot the free coinage of silver. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, SENATE.—A bill to incorporate the society ot American Florists was presented Henry Keigher was confirmed as ceiver of public instant the coast was elRar down the great vulture would drop, and in a few second* he would be tearing at the dead body in the inclosurp. It is no uncommon thir>g for a mature candor to have a twelve-foot spread of wing, and I have known thorn to measure fifteen feet from tip to tip of wing. Th«ir bodies are heavy, and on the ground the bird is clumsy. Jt cannot rise for flight without running rapidly for a long distance to give it the necessary momentum, especially if it is gorged with rood, which it never fails to be if any food can be obtained. As a consequence, when a condor alighted in one of these incloi- ures he was as much of a prisoner as if he wera chained down to the ground, and the sportsman kept him there to serve his pleasure. "Wten he wanted to ride after a condor the owner of the pen, generally with a fri ncl or two similarly equipped, mounted fright- me along, the condor, which was dead as a stone and smelt like a breeze off Bairen island, iay tight on top of me. Fortunately the ground waa soft and one of my fellow huntsmen was maneuvering with a condor he had ropod some distance ahead of me. He caught my horse and rescued me. I wasn't much hurt, but I let others do all the condor lassoing after that. — Helena Independent. Bi,i>rr> HORSES. gome Strange Freaks and Peculiarities of .those Blind Auininls. The way in which blind horses can go about without getting? into more difficulties than they ordinarily do is very remarkable. They rarely, if ever, hit their heads against a fence or stone wall. They will slide off when they come near otie. It appears from careful observation that 'it is neither shade nor shelter which warns them of the uangei. On an absolutely sunless and windless day their behavior is the same. Their olfactory nerves doubtless become very sensitive, foi when driving them they will poke their heads downward in search of water fifty yards before they come to a stream crossing the roadway. It cannot be an abnormally developed sense of hearing which leads them to do this, for they act alike though the water is a stagnant pool. Men who have been blind for any threat length of time develop somewhat similar instincts to the blind horses. Some one says that none of _ the five senses has anything to do with this singular perceptive power, but that the impressions are on the skin of the face and t>y it transmitted to the brain; and this "unrecognised sense" is called ''facial perception." However, speaking of blind horses, why should they cant their coats as winter comes on and grow long coats at the advance of summer, and so reverse the order which is the invariable rule in the case of horses possessed of perfect vision?—Live Stock Journal. DONKEY BOYS. The Cabbies of tho Nile and Some of their Peculiar Wars. Much has been written of the importunity of the donkey-boy, but the half has not been told, nor even will be, of this impish bronze centaur. No condition of things where there is not intent to kill, wound, or even hurt could be so like a battle_as > a meeting between donkey-boys and their possible prey. The mild-mannered man who in Cairo shakes his head at the use of the cudgel, before his second excursion gets him a stick, and ere he leaves Egypt wishes he were a very Robin Hood in proficiency at quaterstaff. "The stick fell from, heaven," says the Arab proverb; if so, it was upon a community of quarrelsome donkey-boys, justasZsus storks to the frogs. Each boy means to get you, if not you, then a place of you, which means your box, your guide book, or umbrella. A half-dozen good donkeys had been ordered for the six members of the party. Eighteen or so of the animals were galloped to the water's edge, and many of them urged out into the stream until their saddle-girtks were wet. The imps, holding up their gowns in their teeth, showed more and more copper body as they waded about the boat and thrust in dark slender paws, seizing guidebooks, umbrellas, and baskets. Shallows stopped the felucca, which was fairly mobbed. Mahuiond, scooping with his hands, threw as much of the Nile as he could upon the invaders, and Moorhany, losing jis temper, brought down his oar with a tremendous splash, missing the A GREAT Sotte Interesting Fact* About taper-Making. The -proposed exhibit by the makers at the World's Columbian tion Mil mark a wonderful advai in this branch of manufacturing, \,, how fifth in the list of American tries, having risen from the tei since 1880. It is important not its magnitude, but, to quote the a leading paper-trade journal, "The sumption of paper is the measure peoples' culture, Without cheap the invention of printing could have efited the world but little. The papers read by everybody arid con ing to the general intelligence au vancement. are enabled to exist oaV means of the cheap cost of the million) pounds of paper they use every yea with the cheap and attraclive-L school-books so essential to popu cation. Our progress in pictorial ati been dependent upon tbe progresi paper-making. Photographers obliged until recently to import Germany tho paper used in their our own manufacturers being una'_ assemble the necessary condition! material, water and workmanship fa production of paper suitable for printing. A process has now been perfei this country whereby a very paper is coated with a thin sulphate of barytes and answers BJ ably for photographic use, bringin, in the finished picture a wealth of formerly unknown in the art, it lost in the texture of the paper empli The use of paper aa a cheap material curtains, wall-paper and other t decorations has aided to make the hi of the people more attractive. Fin the useful arts are beginning to de: largely upon the paper-maker. Thui present speed and safety of railway owei, much to the invention of the paj car-wheel, which combines strength elasticity to a higher degree than other materials so far available. ..„ building trades also use pa per extensive!/ while commerce h facilitated by its «<£• for wrappings and packages. The production of paper is perl more closely regulated by the law of ply and demand than any other moat facturing process. In the earlier dajj' paper-making, says a writer it 11: Engineering: Magazine, there was demand for it, as it was necessary to write books by hand or to print.., from engraved plates. Tho invention surfact boys and drenching the ladies with water, which, however, the hot sun quichly dried. Meantime the figure-head had lipped down from (he felucca, and becoming a merman, Khaleefa, with an accomplice, seized the legs of the lightest Howag.t, lifted him from the gunwhale, opened him like a compass and deposited astride a donkey, which driven deep into the water, had been predestined to him by this Arab Ulysses.—E. H. and E. W. Blashfitld, in January Scribner. the printing-press created the demand for paper which caused its mai facture to become a profitable indusl Tl'e hand method of paper-making n followed for many years and discontimii only upon the invention of the cylini press. This invention gave such an u petus to the distribution of hand-prints matter that hand paper-makers wa^ unable to supply the" demand; henceI' new order of things was inaugurated an •*{UV machinery for the making of paper W *°,W perfected with great rapidity. " THE LIFE-SAVERS a fle-'t hor.-e, fastened saddle and rode to the his lariat inclosure. to tte An at moneys real Neligh, Ne- Dnarles Theodore, head of the ducal of Wittfclsbach, died Tuesdav in Munich from influeuzi'. GENERAL BOOTH, of the se.lvation army sailed from Bombay Saturday for Eats'- land. He was accompanied to the steamer by an immense crowd of Salvationists who prayed, sang, and gave, him an enthusiastic farewell. A DISPATCH from Tunis says tha f serious engagements have taken place between th*™i,oi ,,iij t , s ic Tripoli, under Simi •r • •' i ' i , t - he Turkish troops. Twenty 1 ursish soldiers are reported killed in one engagement. OBIIca Snow, of Indianapolis, was and costs for running a pool WILLIAM EAKLE, the St. Paul diamond robber, wuy conducted his own detense is convicted. ' h'ueJ room. \i'B. Tuesday night, opened tho safe of the Union Buuk of Wilton, fifteen mili-s wesr of Davenport, la., and uway with $i 000. got at E4- murder PATIUCK BOYLE was hinged . Hi., Saturdny, for the Jchn Meunch, Aug. 12, lust. .AT Hutchison, K.is., Val. Hollister ejicted bam We:sli-r from his saloon a shooting utfray t-usueU, ai:d both will die. CIIAS. T. HAZELTINK, aged 22, a former , grocer s cltrk. was taken back roiu bouth Dakota, charged bezzling $2,Gt)0. AN old to Boston with em- mau was murdered by his • , _* ~ — •" «~j--> «»w J-itlJf^u, IXC* brasta. Mr. Morgan offered a resolution dirtcting the tecretarv of state to ?end the senate copies of the corresrondence with the government relating to the non-acceptance of Blair as United States minis- er to China, which, afier some modification, was agreed to. A resolution confirming (he title of Mr. Chilton, of Texas, to his seat, was agreed to. HOUSE.—Several bills were introduced, among which was one by Mr. Hatch amending the oleomargarine, law, the purpose of which is to place oleomargarine in origiual packages in the same legal condition in the statea as the \Vil-nn bill Places the sale and distribution of liquors. Air. Martin, of Indiana, presented a. resolution calling on the president to publish all correspondence hud by the United htates government upon matters concerning the Chilian trouble. A number of bills of minor importance were introduced, Considerable discussion was had over the proposed new rules. THUHDAY Jan. 28. SENATE,—Mr. Hale made an extended arguemeat in defense of reciprocity. HOUSK.—New rule, were discuased without action. CMIASfUKIi TUB IK How Two Meu Were Jmlueetl lo Change Tholr fluus. Two men recently spt-nt an evening to aether. One had put in an application for a divorce from his wife, and tho other expected to be married soon. Neither one woula possibly admit that tho other's talk hacUiuy influence ou him, but the next day the mau »'ho ex pi o ted to be married broke jm engagement, and tne one who had puc in an application for a Uivoioe withdrew U, and made up with hia wife.—Atchison tecdant opened the gate of the prison and let out a condor for -ach rider. When tne condors found themselves at liberty thf-yatonce s'arted at the top of their speed on the long run that woul'd enable them to take wing. After they had run probably one-quarter of the the distance the huntsmen put spurs to their horses and dashed atier tbe birds. As the con dor arose from the ground with great win;:s spread the lassoes were thrown. An expert handler of tho lariat would send bis rope over (he condor's head, and so manage it that it was slipped down until it couched the shoulders of the winp-d before it would bo tightened on the bird. The condor was then a prisoner, but able to use his power- iul pimons, braathe freely and lead the horsfman a wild chusa across the plain, turning in ail directions in his fr:\nlic flight, but unable to rise higher than the length ot the lasso. When the rider tired of tho .-port he would turn his horse about and lead the chas* himself, forcing the unwilling bird along unMl it tumbled spent to the ground and was dragged to death at; the home's heels. "I never could understand why a condor, captive like that, did not turn on b Jth man and horse and attick them as he would a steer, but I never knew one to do so_ Unce in a while a lariat would break while the horseman was bracing hia horse against some desperate sweep ot a mighty condor, and then both horse and rider would be tumbled violently to the ground and the eudileniy released bird would shoot upward like a caunon ball and soon disappear among the clouds. Condors with several feet of somebody's lanut lunging to them were fn queiuly seen among those that swoopod down on the herds. "1 ntver tried the spoit but once Once was enough tcr me. 1 lassoed my bird, a tremendous f--llow, but buing a green baud at the bu.,ine«, 1 tigbUn.-d the rope, on the windpipe. T,,at shut of his biea-tb at once, and utter darling abuut in the air iu a crazy sort of way for a minute or so to arose »traiK-ht up aa far a, tho rope would let urn, gave a gasp like the escape vulve of a locomotive and nhot down upou Ser me as straight as a ine heavy body plumb bob. of the upou Wher condor in u One toot remained in. thu Great Perils Attend Thnse Faithful vautg of Humanity. Among the multitudes of men employed in the service of the United S l .ates non* deserve more credit and encouragement than the life-savera. According to the annual report of the superintendent of the Life-Saving Service there are 238 station* scattered along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, and on -the shores of the great lakef; 491 disasters occurred during- the VPar, in which property valued at $7.020,805 and 3,491 lives were involved: 3,441 lives and $5,783,950 worth of property were saved. The total cost of maintaining the service during the year was $940,281. These servants of the government and of humanity lire exposed to grave perils and remunerated ineagevly. The good they accomplish cannot be estimated, and to compensate) them adequately would be impossible.—Now York Advocate. A gout; in the JJurk. A suburban family has a canary which has been a cherished inmate of the household for fifteen years. The bird has been completely paralyzed as to one leg and one wing, and holds his poor withered leg close up to his body; but he would hop about cheerfully enough on tbe other log were it not for the fact that he has become totally blind with age. Not a ray of light ran he see, and he has to summon tbe family when he wants to mount his perch, and he does not hesitate to summon them no-such occasions by a call they have no difficulty in understanding. But this fJecrepid old canary has one trait which commends him more than pyr to the affections of the faaily. Whenever the sun comes out and the bright light strikes his cage, he bursts forth into a song as joyou- and musical as any that a canary ever sang. Sn me gleam of brightness penetrates the film over his old eyes, and he pours out his torrent of vocal rejoicing as if he could see f ^r out over the fluid i illuminated by the sunlight. His cheer fulness, amidst tremendous discourage, meat, has been an example of bravery that, has carried more than one human b-nng through seasons of trouble and despondency.—Knot isr_ Weekly. Theory nutl i'racllce. Mistress—"Mercy on mo, what a kit- Every ] ' the table „„ and-why it will tukB'yoTVwedTt'o 1 , , looks like a junk-shop, ingenuity of the highest order in coi, 8 ' 10 ''; stantly at work to discover other uses fe kppi paper, while the manufacturer andtl mer ,t inventor of paper-making machinery at ^f" straining every energy to improve ti *tM quality of the product, to cheapen p»| ne ?J duction or to provide special grades te^ 8e new uses. Judging by tha still undin^f"^ ished flood of inventions it would appaii; that the industry is ypt in its infancy BJJ compared with the influence it is destined}; to exert on the comfort, intelligence aiJJF 9 " advancement of the human race. ~"™' Tne United States ha* a capacity fir\ producing about 15,250,000 pounds ' paper annually, not counting tbe mills, of which at present about 70 reported out of a lol.il of 1.180. Of ._ enormous product some 3, 375,000 poml" 1 are used in printing newspapers and boob / J' and 212,800 pounds more to help bind tb but books printed. It is estimated that 493i 000 pounds are consumed in the buildup trades; 3,176,000 pounds of wrappiil pjper are used and 590.000 pounds i ?"ml writing paper. An important item is tb ..Jr. production of nearly 1,600,000 pounds t jS^o, press, straw and wood-pulp "boards' The production of "artificial leather,' fortunately for the purchasers of shoa, has been decreasing since 1884, whe 129,000 pounds of this material were prt duced. The most rigid economy practiced in paper-making, high degree of mechanical executive ability connected with .. industry as compared with the cost of tb' product. It may be mentioned that' mills, making over fifty tons of "newihSuJ every twenty-four hours, often contract I, supply their entire product to a sin ' large newspaper publishing house ai price as low; for instance, as 2.9 cents i pound, which is paid by one New Y' journal of large circulation. MOXEY IN TIII<r MOUTH. The Habit of Putting money lit the Moi| Uimguroua to Health. I If you are ever inclined to put inoneyjj your mouth under any circumstances c to mind the following facts, and the : clination will bo tpeedly dispelled, prominent physician says this Jia'jit formed by many, and ia a truthful soui] of disease. The coin in your hand have been used to clo«e the eyes of sol leprous Chinaman. Then, again, a cf tain class of women who are superstitiol believe that if they will place iu th| stocking the tbe first piece of coin tL rcceive in the day, luck will follow the all day long. Many peoplu carry monf in their boots and shoes, draws'thence ocoassion demand?. Think of put!ill money in your mouth that has been usiL in any such way. It is asserted that till germ of many a disease is ciimmuuicacfti.l- in the manner_deRcribed.—fc3x. j|p JH"1TN.— A]\ Flit) utnmied Free by l)n.KLINE'S GRBI M.imc ttsHTOUEii. fxiFiUnirtorflratduy'suiiu ML IjellouB cures, Treulina mid ta.OU Irlul bolUe ttval 111 cues.. Beud to Ur. Kline. U^AryUJt.. JPnllu., i'u. Another monument 1s projected in New Xork. This one is General Hancock'e, »ud It is proposed to erect it in Hancock Sauare, Harlem, J 3< cleaned up! What have doing i 1 " Servauc-"8ure, young leddies ' ' showing me how th'ey the cookine-school, At just been down been the here roast a potato ai, . Hutchin-on, Kansas, Val Hollister ejected Sura Weisler from hi safoS " shootmg uffray ensued, and both will die . . Cream Mam » child can be treated without pain and with perfect safety. "•y the remedy. It cures catarrh. Jay Son has been allUeted with nasal ca- f?»i s i c n qulte >' ou »£- 1 was Induced to try JUy's Crcaui Bulni, and before lie had used one bottle that disagreeable catorrlml smell had all left him. lie appears aa well anyone. It is the best catarrh remedy iu the market.— J. 0. Olmstend, Arcola, 111. Ouo of my children had a very bad dls-,j, charge from her nose. Two physicians p«'$H scribed, but without benefit. \Ve tried Ely\W Cream Halm, and, much tooursurpi-Uo, Uicii was a marked Improvement. We conUnu using the Balm and in a short time tlio dial charge wus cured.— O.A.C'ary, Coriiiiij.', N.Kjf Apply Balm into each nostril. H is oulcfct ly Absorbed. Gives ttdier lit ouco. ir v",, t f 1at Drll f(Ki8ts or by mull. ELY BRQT1IKB3. M Warren St., Miss Amelia 13. Edwards, traveler, au| thor ant) Egyptologist, is about to "" awarded a oml list pension i« England.

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