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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, August 23, 1896
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Gray's CORNER. "••Dn new full goods. While many- merchants are stuck ou unreasonable goods ••Mid are using every means possible to put them onto their customers, John •Gray conies to'the close of the season hi gniml shape and is able to take ad" TMJUge of the mry low Eastern mark• •». for cash and {jives his customers tlean new fresh goodi* juvay below old -••ouried over stock. P. S.—Come uinl see the difference. • DAILY JOURNAL every day In the w*«k (except Monday) by the LOKansport Journal Company. .W. 8. WRIGHT Prenldenl • SJL, HARDT Vice President •C. W. GRAVES Secretary .•. B. BOTF.R Treasurer Prle* p«r Annum **.80 «rtce per Month « Official Paper of City and County. (Entered an second-clans mall-matter at tk« Logansport Post Office. February s. .SUNDAY, AUGUST i'5, 1S90. A FLUCTUATING CUE.RENC±—, Democratic 1 platform, 1502!" ';,,;>.), REPUBLICAN TICKET. For President. WILLIAM McKlN*LEy, JR., o£ Ohio. For Vice-President. BARRETT A. HOBART ot New Jersey. For Governor, JAMES A. MOUNT of Montgomery Co. For Lieutenant Governor. W. S. HAGGARD, of Tlppecanoe County For Secretary of State. WILLIAM JO. OWEN, of Cass County. For Auditor of State. AMERICXJS C. DAILEY of, Boone County For Treasurer ot State. FRED J. SCHOLZ, ot Vanderburg County For Attorney General.' WILLIAM A. KETCHAM of Marlon Co. For Reporter ot Supremo Court, CHARLES F. REMY of Bartholomew Co. For Superintendent of Public Instruction, D M GEET1NG, of Harrison Count. • " For State Statistical S J THOMPSON, of Shelby County. For Judge of the Appellate Court. First District. 'WOODFORD ROBINSON, of Gibson Ce. Second District. W E HENLEY, of Rush County. Third District D. W. COMSTOCK of Wayne County. Fourth District. JAMES B. BLACK, of Marlon County. Fifth District. U. Z, WILEY, of Benton County. Electors nt Largo. H. G. THAYER, CHAS R JONES. For Congress, GEORGE W. STEELE. For Joint Representative. WILLIAM T. WILSON, of Casa County. .For BeprescntaUve-CHAKLES B LONQ- For^P?Mecutor-CHARLES E. HALE. 8S 3S5£SSS&S^. KEES- LINO. .F»r Shorift-I. A. ADAMS For Surveyor-A. B. DODD. For Coroner-DR, J. A. DOWNE1. For AssOSSor-JOSEPH BARR. For Commissioner, First District—JOHls f% "r^ Tl. "RA. R D For Commissioner, Third Dtstrict-ABRA- . HAM SHIDELER. COMPARE THEM. "The Republican party Is unreservedly for sound money. It caused the enactment of the law providing for the f waomptton of specie payments In JSTO; • •luce then every dollar baa been as good 'M gold. "We are unalterably opposed to every measure calculated to debase our cur- iwicy or imjwlr the credit of our coun- tey. We are therefore opposed to the free coinage of silver except by Inter-' •Btlooal agreement with the leading •eommerciai nanK>n§ of the world, wnlcb , we pledge ourselves to promote, and un•Mi then such gold standard must be pre- •Mcred. "All our silver and paper cnricncy •mat be maintained at parity with -gold, and we favor all measures de- •JgDcd to maintain Inviolably the obTl- -. gmttoue of the Doited States and all our money, whether 'coin or pirper, at the present standard, the standard of the , moert enlightened tuitions of the earth." —Republican platform. "We demand tie free and unlimited . ertnage of both gold a-nd silver at the - present legal ratio of 16 to 1, without watting for the aid or consent of 'jay •Uier nation. We demand that tha .•tanelard silver dollar.shall'lie <j full •'•: legal tender, equally with gold, for all •ebte, pnblte aed private, and we fav- tr 0uch legislation aa will prevent the . demonetization of any kind of legal ten- .-ier money by private contract.—Dcmo- Irfttle platform. We demand free and unlimited iroln- ,»jfe of silver and gold at the present le- fal ratio of 1(5 to 1,—Populist platform, 18»2. We hold to the use of both gold and •liver as the standard money ot the •wtmtry, nnd to the coinage of both gold mod silver, wlthont discriminating •gainst either metal 'or charge for rolnli- aje; but tbe dollar nnlt of coinage of bath metals must be of equal Intrlnelo arid exchangeable value or be adjusted through International agreement or t>y •> •nch sntcpuards of legislation as Mail '.'.Insure th« maintenance of the parity Mt -tbe two metal* and the equal power of eveiy dollar at all times In the nwirk- .«(• and In payment of debt, and we d*- m*nd that'all paper currency shall be kept at : par withi and redeemable In mch coin. WE MUST INSIST UPON THIS POLICY AS ESPECIALLY NECESSARY ; FOB THE PROTECTION OF THE FARMERS AND LABORING CLASSES, THE FIRST AND MOST DEFENSELESS VICTIMS OF UNSTABLE MONEY AND TRUTH ABOUT GOLD. ./ In tlit- l;ist halt' century the total valiio of sold exported was .fuOO.000,000 Vi:i. Coin llarvoy sfntes fal-scly Hint wt- aro lili'il aniuuilly for ifl'00,000,000 In ;;uhl. He would hnvc lil^ readers beliove that die United Srntos slvus out frold and Tvceivi'fi none In exc-liau^o. His disciples must 1 reineinhoi' tlilit when, uudor rlu> law of"McKliili'v, trade bal- •anccs were in our i'avor, thoro was nn annual fro Id surplus -riftor all foreign Kold obligations were settled. Those who soak ul> and then throw oil.' the Information given • by .Distorter Coin, should atao. recall that part of these surpluses .was applied ' upon the national debt, reducing the annual Interest payment, up to the time of the coming of Cleveland, ,fl 1.000,000. They may also delve deeper and find that the outflow of £Old has been constant and disastrous since the Gorman-Wilson tariff law has liecu in force. Though they may protest against tJic Issue of bonds in time of peace, they will find it lias beea a necessary evil, and that during the administration of Cleveland the Interest-, payable iu gold, has in-, creased $10,000,000. Tt may bo of interest to those who say that England is the greatest creditor nation, to know that she is the really ilie greatest debtor In tho world with the exception of France, the latter being ridden by a ¥4,000,000 war debt. Gre.it Britian's national debt is more than double that, of the United States. London is called the gold center of the world. Let it bo understood, however, thar most of the sold Imported by England Is really her owii in the first place. It is simply transferred through ihe chaunels of trade with her many dependent colonies. There is a glut of gold in tho London market. The gold, gathered mostly from other sources. Is timid about venturing into the American Investment field, as has been its custom, because of the general lack of confidence iii things American, This distrust, be It considered, is largely the. result of the circulation of the juggled arguments for free'and unlimited coinage, put out by Coin. It is true that England draws her gold from other sources than the United States. Tho exports of gold from this country, In the Inst few years, nnd more largely so before, have been principally to Germany nud France from whom no gold was received in exchange. Last year America received from England' $0,000,000 more In gold than wns sent by us to London. Silver editors nave tackled the boomerang argument that Canadian quarters arc not received here at face value,' in spite of the fact that Canada, ,1s. on a gold basis. The fact is that Canadl-, an quarters nre received here for twenty-five cents. For the sate of the argument, however, the sllverites may also be asked how they ( hope to pnsa- 53 cents worth of silver'for 100 cents,' even In Canada, should tho United States adopt the silver standard. Al- 1 ready the silver dollar Is quoted at 85' cents iu Canada,- In view of the present agitntlon, and our, treasury notes and silver certificates arc being sent home by Canadian banks, which demand gold. Then again, will silver editors prove that tbe American quarter or the American half dollar are taken for more than their bullion value in foreign markets? „ PERSONAL.^ )-;i Miss Lillio Flager of PenvJs visiting I'i'ii the city. .',- Judge Nelson was at Peru Thursday, 'bii business. Mrs. Peter Rupp is visiting relatives at Winamac. Harry Slants, the ex-Otto ballplayer. Is in The city. " -' ; • 'J. 31. McBeth, of Mo.uticello, -is visit-. ing iu the city. Chester Bradford of Indianapolis is visiting here. • -, ; - : s M. E. Rorrick,' of Montc-re.y; ; In vi.sit.- ing friends here , . . : , John Spnng'ler, of Wininnac,' whsjiu the city .yesterday, .-.' •.-" .'.';•• .T. E. Connor of. J;he GalvestoivSun; was hero yesterday. ,._„•...'... > .Dr. Wils Howard of Grass'Creek-was. in 1 lie city yesterday. , -- ; •Mrs. Stella .MeClurc is visiting lier. father, J, P. Sebastian. ; • Mrs. V. Graliam'-oC Marion is,vigiiiig her mother in this city. ' ^. _' _"., • ,-. Frank Wlpp'er'mnn has rct-ui'ned from, a business trip to Marion. ; •. Miss Katie King of the: Eiistond (is, visiting relatives nt Andrews:'-' ,', ; Leon McAllister, of MoutpcH'er. is Jn the city Ihe guest of relatives. [ Robf. Wiiiomlller and.fam.ily..are. th'c. guests of relatives at Dayton," Ohio, j - Miss Nettie Ingram o£ Wiriamac is visiting Miss Maud Carney of this'Citj. Mr. and Mrs. James Friend'and child of Forrest, III., are vi.si'tliig relatives in ilie city. ' ' i Miss Francis Schnitx went to 'Wiij- aniiic to visit ,T. C. Grabncr and family for a week. ' '' ' i Miss Eva Mackey has returned" to ..her home at Wabnsh after a visit with friends hero. ' . I C. 0. Fentou and family have returned from an extended visit with reV- atives in Oliio. i Mrs. William Ganger and 'son have returned from a visit with relative's 'at Brownvillo, Pa. ' ", "' j Miss Cora Ragsdnlo of Franklin'-cot lege is the guest, of Miss Sibyl Stevens of Fourth street. ' ". !' John Malay Is spending the"day in Lagro with his wife, who is the guest of friends there. '''' s Ira S. Mason, general agent for tliQ Aetna Life Insurance Company;' 'is here on business. ' ' '' ' i •Charley Ferguson and Roy Skinner are spending a few days hunting down on the Tippecanoe. '» ' ' ' Miss Cora Rngsdale, of Franklin coli logo Is the guest of her friend, Miss Sibyl Stevens, of.this city. Miss Hanna Window has returned .. r ...^IS.AT WORK AGAIN,. . . ""-The-crank whose mania Is pulling -'five alarm "boxes broke loose again last uiglit. The unlucky uuaiber 13 wns broken last night at about midnight, and a run to the vicinity of Wright, and Thirteenth- streets, where .the box is located, failed to unearth a fire. Two boys who were standing within square ol'.the box at the time the alarm was sounded, say they .saw a "man at the'corner but he disappeared before the lire apparatus arrived. The Fifteenth street, the Broadway and the North street 'companies were out. It the police succeed in catching the fellow who is doing this work he will get a dose of penal service in a State in stit.ution. Hjghe* of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report. \ POSTPONED UNTIL MONDAY. 'The trial of the .case against Mr Catharine .Stringha.ni. who is charged wi'th assault and battery on Miss Pearl Lower, was continued until Monday aCt'e'rnooh, owing to the absence of the prosecuting witness. The case was to have boeii tried before Justice Fender at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The sli'l is at Kokomo, or wns the last that wns heard from her..'and "word has been sent to the officers there to bring her over for the trial Monday, .if she can be found. KEEP IN MIND. Voters should bear iu mind that If they remove from one township to another after the :>d of September they will lose their vote, and if they remove from one precinct: to another although 'ln"Uie same township, after October 3. they will'also lose their .vote. These •dales should be born in mind and wherever possible removals should not 'be made, so that votes may not bo lost • ABOUT MARRIAGE. The Now York Herald very pointedly says: "Girls, if you can't marry on the "broad daylight principles, do not mar- rynt all—that is a good rule to.'follow It Is better to marry a man without 'pretty "mustache than ,a pretty mus tftclie without a.man behind it. On Is apt to get into a tingle when lie goo to blind ou the marriage question. H 1 : man 'asks you to marry him tinder ai assumed name, tell your father to his number 10 boots on him." , Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE 1910 Market street after, an illness of one year. The cause of death was con sumption. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning. The cortege will leave the house at S o'clock and services will be held in the New Light Crooked Creek church in Jefferson township. Services will be' conducted by the Rev. Mr. Wones.' against Dr. Reynolds yesterday for a writ of capias. The Doctor-was arrested and arraigned before Justice Laing yesterday. He settled, the bill and costs which amounted in all to ?5.00. NEW YORK IN THE REVOLUTION. to her home at Ft. Wayne aftor f a T/sit with relatives .in'this city. '' ^''; • Geo. Vailo, Geo. Chase nnd Dudley D. Matthews of the Panhandle shops went to Chicago 'yesterday. " • ' .• Miss Edna Purkey went to Kokomtf yesterday for a visit with the family; of her uncle, T. S. Strickland. ( , ,,. ' , Mrs. Harry Taylor, and SOU of Indi-| auapolis are the guest.oC Mrs. Taylor's! .brothers, Messrs. Ben and W.ebb v Pit-j ' ' ' ''"'''''' THE NEW SERVICE. Camden Expositor: The new tele phone is in operation now between this place and Flora and is giving good sat Isfnctiou. -It is now complete between Delphi nnd Burrows, \vltli,its brand -lino to Lockport and Hopcdalef ami will 'soon be into Logansport. The line is a great convenience but is.not.put u;. substantial enough, and will be but a short time when it must be ; -rebnilt throughout. _ , . . ..,,. I. ,T. Srrobridge and 'W. T. Baruettj and wife of Terre Haute are in the: city, guests' of John ,T. Wright arid fam-! ily of 202 Bates street Prof. -W.-.T.'GIffe has returned "from; Greenville, Oliio, where he IT IS NOT AT'ALL PROBABLE THAT THE NEXT HOUSE WILL HAVE A MAJORITY FAVORABLE TO THE FREE COINAGE OF SILVER AT A RATid OF 16 TO V.. WHEN IT BECOMES A DEMONSTRATED FAOT THAT THERE IS NO DANGER OF THIS "COUNTRY ADOPTING THE SILVER STANDARD IN CONDUCTING THE BUSI^ NESS OF THE COUNTRY, PROSPERITY WILL COME AGAIN AND, WITH LOWER TAXES ON'THE NECESSARIES ' OF LIFE, EVERY KIND OF BUSINESS WIL& BOOM AGAIN.-Piha«* : editorial, March J2. 180C. • The Pharos says: '.'Our 'daddy' dolr lars are not redeemable In gold, hence it Is not gold that makes them worth a dollar. It Is because they are a legal tender for every debt, public or private." According to this, gold and silver during the free coinage period remained at the'same relative value because they were legal tender. This Is nonsense. Silver or gold was at a premium always and this fact caused 'Jefferson to discontinue the coinage of silver in ISOfi and Jackson to reduce the weight of the gold coin In 1S3J. It .is such ignorance as the Pharos dls- .plays that threatens the country. tended the music at "the school,'teach-,} ers Institute ofl Darke'coun'ty; ' . "',' ; Samuel Jletsker, wife and son. Clnyj have returned from Oliio, where they; visited relatives and'attended' 'the're-'' union of the Mdrehea'd family,'' '"''''; Miss Ellen Moore'of Marion/Miss Elsie and Alice Fniic'ott and JilsirG'rnce. Harness of Kokomo'ate the guests'of Miss Ellen Moore who lives West'of'the 1 «"*• ' ' ' '"•'•• '•'••'^™ Mesdames A. L,' Furb'ec rind C.' .6. Heffley were down from Ldke"jviax- iukuckee, where't.liey lire'spend ing the summer, for a short -visit ''with 'tfroir husbands. Mr.'Fin-bee''returned with the. ladles yesterday and'wlll .spend'a week fishing. ' "• : '' l . ' . Mrs, J. .T. Slauker and daughter'Miss Elsie Selberling who have 'be'en'flie guests of the Rev. J. C. Kauffman and family for the past few days, will leave tills morning for Elkhnrt,- where "they Will visit for a short time., before; returning to their .home at Wadsworth, OhlO.' . ' . " . "." ' :•..,-.-;.' A WAR-TIME RELIC. .,, Byron Sharts. of Tipton township exhibited a relic of war time yesterday to a Journal scribe, in the shape of a piece. o£ hardtack that was In his haversack when he arrived home on February S, 1SG4, after three years service in the. llGth Ind. Inf... .The ajiYory^article is more than 32 years old and Is still able to do duty. ADDITIONAL LOCAL. The. sound money Democracy seem to be gaining ground 1 steadily, and that faction of the Democratic party will po!l a large vote In this State. - It would, not be surprising to see the sound money Democrats in the majority in November. ,. THEIR POINT OF VIEW. The Demopop meetiug ut Adamsbqro was a success from the Pharos point o.t'. v,icw, but based oh actual facts was a rank failure. The west end of Miami,' the cast end -of Clay and the south half of Adains township had been • canvassed nnd 40 names . had been..se.r cured. Mr. Carter's speech was,. as are. lall silver efforts, full of ^"delusive i;promlses>." While the- Issues : '''haye_ (.changed -since 1802 yet thcre : 'is : b'uY"n; 'slight difference In their speeches. The' ' Democratic- war cry in 1802 was— ''Me' i Robber Tariff, 1 tie rich-' are "'getting' richer the poor are' getting poorer" oncy' the tariff is a tax; .vote'i'or CleVela'riil' and , wheat will be $1.23 per b' usiiei'." Attend the Adamsboro picnic Thurs- 'day.'riext. For the round trip 25 cent.-?. Take your 'family and enjoy a good •old fashioned picnic; '- : MaTy-'Strueve is under $200 peace liou'ds upon the charge of Mrs. Blank- eh'ship; who' alleges that the former threatened her life and property. : The barri ; of Jacob Showalter who lives'West of town was struck by lightning Friday night and was com- pletely'wrecked. The building did not take fire. ' Many of the country roads were rendered almost impassable by the heavy raiii on'Friday night. About an inch of'rain fell between four and five o'clock yesterday morning. !; - How Is your liver? Dr. Hobbs Little Liver Pills will give you new life and energy by cleansing your liver. For sale in Logansport by Ben Flshei ami'J.-'F. Coulson, druggists. ..•" Yesterday morning a large piece of plastering'fell from the celling of Harris & Jones barber shop. Luckily no one was in the chair underneath where the plastering fell' and no one was injured. ; 'Yesterday a court of inquiry com- The Part Taken bj What Was Sot Then tbe Empire State. The popuHtion of the state of New York, at tie breaking out of the revolutionary war, was less than 300,000, and New York was sixth on the list of states in respect to population, Virginia being the first, with more than 700,000;, Pennsylvania »econ<3, North Carolina, third, Massachusetts fourth and, Maryland fifth. After New York come South Carolina, • then Connecticut, with New Jersey not far behind. Not only was New York precluded by the sparseness of its population from participating very actively in. the patriotic uprising 1 , but other conditions were also adverse to such a course. The city of New York, the wain city of the New York colony, was lory in its sympathies, and the population of the colony was distributed nlong the Hudson river, the western part of the state, remote from ihe interference of the British ships, being 1 a huge forest. Nevertheless, and despite- thesedJsadvantag-es,2,075Amer- ican patriot soldiers were enlisted in New York for service In tbe war; Virginia's quota at the bog-inning of hostilities in 1775 being 3,100, North Carolina's 2,000 and Georgia's 1,000. The two states which came forward most actively with volunteer soldiers aftor the firing 1 of the shot nt Lexington, "which was heard all around the world," were Massachusetts, with 16,000 troops, uud South Carolina with 4,000. Pennsylvania, at the beginning- of the war, was very tardy in coming- forward^ It lagged behind the other colonies with less.than 500 recruits. A short time ngo a request for the loan of the revolutionary muster of New York state was made by the Washington war department through Gov. Morton to the state board of regents, and was refused. The request was mode by Lieut. Col. 'Ainsworth, who hac chnrgc of collecting-revolutionary dota for the national government, nnd was referred to the repents, because they are the custodians of the state's revcdu tionary records. The regents agreed 1< allow -Lieut. Col. Ainsworth access to their muster rolls if he would send .a corps of persons to Albany to copy them. Tbe regents of the New York university are, by a law passed in 15-14, not only tfca-custodians of the state li : br'ary, but the state museum as well, and upon th«m depends the protection of tho state archives. In the second year of the revolutionary war New York's addition to ihe quota of troops was 8,000, and in all there -were 35,000 enlistments in »w York. One t-f the most important bc.t- tles of the war of tie revolution, the battle of Saratoga, in October, 1777, wns within, the boundaries of New York,and ten doyelatcrBurgoyne'ssur- render took place atSaratog'a. Fromthot lime on much of Ihe fighting was done n New'S ork, and the New York soldiers ook a very active part. Tno culminat- Ecenes of the war, however, were n Virginia, : rnthcr than in New York, and in tlie subsequent legislative proceedings taken to found the republic on a firm basis and provide for tie presi- iential succession New York took a much less active part than either Vir- •inia, Massachusetts or Pennsylvania, ieverol New York men, however, dis- inguished themselves as commanders parliament and latct was'appointcd to; the bench. ': —Rev. F. W. Overbiser, formerly pas- torof the Baptist church of Cold Spring-, N. Y.. is now a machinist in. the. Hall Signal company's works at Garwoor}, N.'J. He says he prefers working 1 at his old trade rather than be a burdea on his relatives while waiting for a church to call him. He is making-thre'i times as much as he did when a pastor. —The late George Munro was a most generous benefactor to Dalhousie university in Halifax, and he was heid in high esteem all through Nora Scotia. He had given the university more than $300,000, and its special holiday, known as "Munro day," was celebrated with enthusiasm by the students every year. Mr. Munro ivas himself nn admirable classical scholar. —Forty thousand Japanese have, become professed Christians throug-h the efforts of missionaries. Among- these nre many high in sociai rank and of the g-reaitest intellectual power and influence. .Independent in all things, the Japanese now desire to direct the affairs of the native churches themselves and are growing restive under the leadership and control of mission boards. HOOF PARINGS A PANACEA. In J 800 the speech ' crime. of The debate between George Burkhart and the flies' of , the Pharos has been called off. ; ;1 i he flies of the Pharos, can be shut upbut Burkhart, never. ... ' . '73, tlie rich are getting Ticlier ilie rj&or' are getting poorer, Clevelari'dTs a' fraud' and should bo hung; vote fo/'Brynn and wheat will .be $1.00 per bushel." Do the sllverites 'think they' can" fool ( the> people again? Nit! ...-'-'-You; can.; fool all of the people some of.the^tlme and some of the people, all of the time,but you can't fool fill the. people 1 alMJfie' time." PROTECTIONISTr-' j posed of Justice Walters and Drs. Hol- ilowny amVBusjabn declared Charles S Carl,'of Clny township to be a person iof unsound mind. He will be taken to fixing Cliff for treatment. ' Charles Sehleiger filed an affidavit. '. Ji cook named J. E. Pierce in the .employ of James Button, the Railroad street lunch counter man, was 'arrested yesterday on .the charge of (larceny arid embezzlement preferred by -Michael Cushlng.. Gushing alleged jthiit he'gave*,-pierce ?20 Friday night ,¥or safe keeping and when he called .jf6r It. yesterday morning Pierce said thnt he did not have the money, that he had given It to another person. Pierce jwas placed under ¥100 bonds to appear before Mayor McKee at !) ; o'clo'ck to'ni'orrbw morning. He gave bond. I Marlon SfcCombs, son of James >Ic- Gombs-dled yesterday afternoon at £2115'o'clock'at the residence of his Pierce Hlchardson at n the revolutionary nhny, and before he next succeeding foreign war, that of 812, New York, with a population of 1,« 000,000, stood first among- the states— a position of euprctnacy.it has never lost since-.—N. Y. Sun. Blaclnmlth Tell* Queer Tales of Superstitions Persona and Dofp*. What becomes of the parings from the hoofs of horses, in blacksmith shops? A horseshoer who was asked this question let his hammer fall on Ms anvil and told a reporter some queer things — that dogs make away with most of the parings, which are esteemed a great delicacy in canine households; that a. choice paring is a fancy tidbit which can be- secured by the commonest dog if he be watchful and' industrious. The glue in the paring is probably the part relished, the smith said. Negroes have a superstitious foudness for hoof parings. Some are said to carry a piece for good luck. Others ufie the parings to make decoctions for various diseases. An old white-haired ne- gro, suffering with toothache, went into a Grant avenue shop not 'long ago and said that if he. could get some horse hoof paring's to smoke- in his pipe he could cure his toothache. The blacksmith's helpers were ready to assist him, and being a waggish lotof fellows, they^did even more than was expected. The old negro's pipe was filled witfa parings, horse .hair and other things tba.t made.the vilest smell-imaginable -when a .match was "touched "So them. One of: the helpers inhaled thersmoke from a cigarette, which act the old negro imitated with his pipe. It was momentarily expected tha.t be would collapse, but he didn't. He walked away, saying: "Young gfim'lemen, I'm done cured'; when yer get de toofacbe, jes smoke boss hoof." A story is told that gypsies tole away valuable dogs by occasionally dropping. a small! paring- which the dog finds and cats. The animal continues to follow the gipsy until he is caught and carried away. Horse hoof parings- ore not the only thing -in demand ah, a blacksmith shop.' The scales which the smith hammer* 1 . from the glowing metel are considered a valuable ingredient for- medicines which negroes make. Iron scales and molasses boiled together arc administered for dropsy and liver ' complaint. Housewives also mix the scales with the soil in which geraniums are planted. This is said -to cause the- blossoms to take on a. much darker -hue. — Kansas City Journal. , •• SCHOOL AND CHURCH. —lirown university has conferred the degree .of 31.' S. upon Nathaniel Herres- hotf, the famous designer and boat builder of Bristol* R, I-^John E! Parsons, of New York, the 'sugar magnate, will give a schocihouEe to' one of the suburbs of New York in foemory of his children. It will cost ; £ 10,000. , . ' ' • —English schoolboys seem to be over- conscientious. ' Two of them at Sutton, •in Nottinghamshire, 12 years old, were .caught getting candy out of on automatic machine without inserting the penny in the slot, when they went oft to' a pond, tied themselves witih handkerchiefs and drowned .themselves. —The Methodist Episcopal publishing houses in Lncknow, Madras and Calcutta ore on a far more satisfactory basis now than ererbefore. They have invested in property arad plant above all liabilities some 275,000 rupees. They arc in tha beginning of a great work for India's evangelization. —Mr. Eowlamde, Q. C., recorder of anseaywho haa just embraced Catholicism, on graduating from Oxford became a clergyman of the Church of England, then head master of a grammar school, and in 1871 turned lawyer, «<1« «.. niMenV counsel, : it w»» iroo. Late in the evening n report spread through the train that -we had as a fellow .passenger a. man worth, $20,000,000, who had got on at Buffalo. I made nquiry of the porter of my car, and he replied: "Dat's what dey say, Bfth, but yo* ian't allus tell. He's in de next cab, out I can't dun say if he's rich "till 1 mawnin'." Nest morning the porter beckoned. e into the smoking compartment and 1 Ed id: "Dat story was all true, sah." "Then lie's worth $20;000,000. eh?" "All of dat, sah, an' mebbe moV "How did you find out?" "From de odder po'tah, sah. . Do,. gcmlan has jest gin him . ten. cents^ while everybody else has cum down widJ a quarter!"— N. Y. World. ZUpldlty of Speech. Very rapid speakers enunciate about two words per second, or from 120 to 150 per minute. Awarded Highest Honors—World's Fair. DR. CREAM BAKING POWWR MOST PERFECT MADE. (X(re Grape Cream of Tartir Powder. Free * Ammonia, Alum or my other adulterant 40 Years the

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