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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, September 2, 1896
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\,'\y,s*,'/?i>X';;i-f\\-l l \*f< i''^;.* 1 * " -••);- ''•>»"•'•''• • • ff ;'^' : '',:'".''.'' '••••'','• A:-".V--- '• y^w.-- •••."'.-• •••.';• >,-• •;•',• . ,»• :"i".": i . > .• '. ._-,,••'•.•;,•.,; •-'.': ',•":: ;"o . ••' -,••'•"•.' •'•'/ ''•'•''' v " • •:•.•-.•.-• ; • < Mrs, Anna Gage, wife of Ex- Deputy 0. S. Marshal, Columbus, Kan., says: "I was delivered Of TWINS in less than 20 minutes end with scarcely any pain after using 1 only two bottles of "MOTHERS' FRIEND" DID NOT SUITER AFTERWARD. . nrs'ort by Exprow or Mall, <fy,MBW.',je38?f • iTOO per bottle. Book "TO MOTHERS milled tree. BB1DFLELD KEOl'LATOR CO., ATtiSTi, CU. SOLD BY ALL DBOOGISTS. TIME TABLES. Bradford »nd Col... Philadelphia & M. Y. Richmond & Cluti... Ind'pls * LouUvlllo. Effner & Feoria..... Crown Point * Chi. Richmond & Clntl. Crown Point * Chi. Slonticpllo &. Effner Bradford ft Col Eltner local freight. Ind'pls A Louisville. Richmond and Clntl. Bradford and Cel. Fhlla & N T ew York. Montlcollo & E~ne Chicago Chi * Intermediate. Kokomo & Rich... J/A? McCTJLLOtlGH .*12:W»tn .-12:60am ." 3:00a m . 12:46 am ,» 2:55 a m .t 5:-l5 am — .t 6:00«.m t 7:30pm .fS.-OO am 11*5 P "'- .t 7:56am t i:15p m ,-f 8:30am t ?:15pm .* 2:00pm .• 2:10 p m * 2'05 p in " i:iv p m • i:05 p m • 1:10 P m t 2-20 p m t 7:45 a m ,> 1:35 pro 'l:55pm .•4:30 pro •W:30pm ,t2:30pm tU:00 ft m .t4:SOpm tl2:20pm Agent. Losransport. WEST BOUND. 5 Locn' KrelRht. »ccom dnllj ex Snn.... 12:50 p m % at. Lf nl» llniltod <)Hl)j, -old ro 43' ..... 1021 p m 1 Fast Mall dully, 'old no 47'........:.,...... 8:17 pm 7 Kansas City express dally 'Old no •«'... »;]3 p la 6 ^ac ezpreas dally ex Sun 'old no 45'. ..10:19 a m t lfc EAST BOUND. 2 N, -X . 4 Boston Urn d dally 'old no 42., 2H1 a m « Fast mall (Jail/, 'old no 48 ,. ...... ..... »:48 a m 4 Atlantic Llm dally ei Snn 'old no 44.. 4:62 p m 74 Local Irt. Accom. dally ex Son ......... 12 SO p ra EEL RIVER DIVISION. WEST BOUND. NoSTairlve EAST BOUND. Nos« leave ........................................... No 34 leave ............................................. 3:30 P m VAN DAI.! A LIN* T «AI N5 LEAVE^OGANSPORT. IND. No 6 forSUospph, Unlij «< Pnndnj....in : 3l a m No 14 for St Joseph, daily ex Sunday..... hM a m None for St Joseph, ex BUD ............ JW P ra No 10 to St Joneoh Sundujr onlj ............ • :W B m No 8 ei Sunday /or Souto BenU.,,: ......... 8 J6 p m No S Has through parlor car, Indianapolis to South Bend via Colwx. No 20 has through sleepers, Stlonis to ilackl DSW ' FOB THE SOUTH No J3 lor Terre Haute d«JU ex Sun....... 7 J3 a m No H lor Terr* Haute dally ex Son..... 2-.5S p m No 21 dal)7«8und»7..... ........... • ........... •"*> » J" No IS nas through paflor car, Sonto Benu to IndlannpolIsTlacollax. No 21 has through Sleeper, Mackinaw to St. Lon13 - - Arrive, No 15 OBUjracept Sunday .................... --»^P m No 17 Sunday only... .................. »- ........ JJJO P m j-or complete time card.'Ki»ln«t all tralrn ud I «t«.tlon8, »nd tor full Infornoatlon »• to rate.. . • L«f an»port, Ind. : Or B. A..' Fort, General .Passenger. Agent. Bt LouU, Mo. ; A SHORT JOURNEY TO CALIFORNIA ' : : . IN FIRST CLASS STYLE The Southern Pacific Co ; "SUNSET LIMITED" TRAIN. Over the Sunset Route-New Orteani to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Waa discontinued April ICth.' The reperlot accomrnodaUons given thb gre*t number of patrons of the above train during the past tonrlBt season, warrants ' th<; annobncement of plann f« neit. season of^nner service with •qalpment superior to nnythlng yet known in transcontinental traffic. Look for early re-lnanifuratlon of '•SUNSET LIMITED" tnli fall. For Home Seekers. The Southern Pacific Cu. "Sunset Bonte" In connection with thu "Queen and Crescent Route" are running the only line of ' through tourist Pullman Sleeper* leaving Cincinnati ever.v Thursday, evening for Los Angftles and •an Francisco. These excursions are socially cou- tucted, and the object Is to enable thon.- who do not care to buy the flrst-clasi found trip .or one way tickets, to enjoy « comfortable ride with .sleeping car t rivlleges and no change of cars at the »«y low second-class 'rate. •For farther Information, address 'V> . H. CONNOK, Commercial Agt. 8. P. •o., Cincinnati, O. •W. G; NEIMT^R. Q. W. Agt. 8. P •«., Chicago, III. 8. F. MORSE, Q. : P. ft T, Ajrt. S. P •o.. New Orleans, La. - C»nlnmiwl«(Hi|ll,,Clil«l|9, Dr. * 1 it tear b«d» Itpl.T, » 8M, . , wt«J«J UutTormoMt'InttUuUm of -im/rfca MUSIC and dRAMATIC ART. t H.t Fr» NEW MAIL WAGON. Bohemn to Increase too Postal Facilities of Washlncfton. If (Successful It Will Bo Introduced In Other Clcto*—Plan J» to U»ve it Con- tluuuun Mall Collection In Bumncwii District*. Gen. Xeilson, second assistant postmaster-general, ha;, a scheme which he will put into active practice wJthJn the next 00 days, adding very materially to Washington's postal facilities. It is a new kind of wagon collection, intended to obviate delays and to meet the oc- easionul difficulties that now present themsch-cs at the city post office. If the experiment works satisfactorily, as it is believed it -will, the department will introduce it elsewhere. A wag-on especially constructed for the purpose is now being 1 built at. Hartford, Conn. It will be large enough to accommodate n carrier, independent of the assistant, who will do the driving and tnke the mail from the street boxes. This wagon will be put on nt on early hour in the morning; and kept on Its rounds until after midnight. Every box in the business centers and other populous districts will be visited, one itfter the other, the territory assigned to the wag-on being gone over continuously, a new trip being 1 commenced as soon as the orig-inal starting 1 point is reached. The carrier in charge will sort tho mail, ranking- up distributions for nil trains. The out-of-town mail will be pouched and delivered to tho proper railroad station. Other pouches will be mnclc up for the various substations, where carriers are assigned for tho city post offices. In this way Gen. Jfcilson expects to reduce U> a minimum the time between the receipt of n letter-by the government nml its delivery. He says any letter then dropped in any box on the route of this wagon will be sure of getting abonrd the first mnil train out of the city, t.hus saving 1 delays that frequently occur by the dropping of letters in boxes jusf after a collection has been mode-find nn hour or two before another is due. By pouching- the city mail loss of time at the main or branch offices is overcome, owing 1 to the fact that this mail reaches the office sooner than it otherwise would ond comes in sorted and ready for immediate distribution. He has great hopes for the future of this continuous collection, and •will watch its development in Washington with careful attention. SUCCESSFUL USE OF X RAYS. Bnllflt Located Aftor Failure! to .Find It by frolilae Proem*. By means of the X rays physicians nt the Army Medical museum in Washington have located a bullet that had been lodged in the thigh of a young womau for eight months. The light had to penetrate one of the thickest and most 'muscular portions of the body. The patient was a girl who was accidentally shot by her. brother at Falls Church,-Va. The shot was.o 33-caliber bullet and it entered the left groin. Every movement was attended with the most,excrueiating pain. Four or .five doctors probed for the bullet, but unsuccessfully.' Dry'Gray, of the Army Medical'museum, consented to use the X fays in the case, and the girl wa's accordingly, taken to the museum, :where the limb was exposed to : the light-for over an hour without apparent result. Meanwhile Dr. Gray perfected his.ap- paratus and then asked the physicians down for another trial. At the : flret trial the limb was exposed for half an hour with poor success. There'was a faint trace of the bone, but nothing more; Asecond trial lasted fifteen minutes.,and ;was fairly succeseiul. The third exposure was for seven minutes, and the result was excellent. The bone was clearly made out and ithe bullet could be seen lodged in the bone at'the upper border of the neck'-of the femur and just above the spiral;line. A,fourth plate confirmed the third in. ;every detail. As soon as practicable the-limb.will be'operated on and .the bullet removed. Without the use of the X rays no euch result could have been obtained. AUSTRIA'S NEW EXPLOSIVE. D»hrn«nltt> A !• Whot It I* Cnlled- Htron'ger Than Djrunilte. Miners,ore becoming interested in a new mining- explosive described by Prof. P. Eleinpeter, of Vienna, which is being- introduced in Austria. The name given it'is Dahrneni tie A,'.anifl its strength is said to be 33"per'cerit/greater than the beat gelatine dynamite, and, inconsequence of the large volume of gas which it produces—being. approximately double, that yielded by dynamite—it has a wedging rather than a pulverizing action, resulting; in a materially increased fall of Jump coal. Other advantages mentioned are that it can be compressed without losing any of the explosive fore* and in this state is claimed even to exceed dynamite, A weaker detonator is required to bring- it to explosion than is demanded for any other known safety explosive, and -it'is better able to withstand the effects of storage, and no decomposition can. take place when the packing is proper; Indeed, such is the safety with, which it may be bandied that the German railways allow it to be carried on any train. "9omer«anlti." The origin, of "somersaults" must be Bought for in the early' history of .the middle ages. Tile word is a corruption of the old 1 French "sbubresault" . or "soubrcsaut;'"''Italian,' "sopra salto;" Spanish, "sobre ;salto"—'all- '-from the Latin "euper"; or ,"supra,' v -above, or over, and "saltum," accusative of "saJ- tus." a. jump,.vauit,,leap.or bound. German N»tlon»l" Plnincei. Germany had:a surplus! of 12,000,000 marks,.over the- budget :e»,timotes [for 'the last fiscal year, after putting aside 13,000,000 marks toward the reduction of the national debt. SILVER MARKET WANTED. Why the Millionaire Sliver Mine Owner* Bflfran the Clamor. Attention has many times been called to tho fact that tho first discrimination made against silver was by congress in 1853. From 1702 down to 18C3 silver coin of all denominations was a full legal tender in any amount. But the act of 1853 took away the legal tender quality of all half dollars, quarters and other smaller coinage above fa, and re- dncod the weight of two halt dollars to 884 grains, whereas the dollar previously authorized had 412"^ grains. This act of 18S3 makes no reference to the coinage of dollars. In view of these things I call attention tq the fact that the silver mining interests raised no objection to this action,-though the act both reduced the weight- of the coin, and; took from it its legal tender quality in all sums above ?5. \Vhy was tfiere no clamor against "the crime of 1S53." It is not hard to find the reason, and it is interesting just now to consider it. The fact is that silver bullion brought more in the market than the silver dollar of 412K grains, if you please, more than the silver in tho 16 to 1 ratio. So long as the mining and silver bullion interests were flourishing in the bullion markets of the world with their products, selling it for more than it made them in coined dollars, they did not care for the right-of-way iu Uncle Sam's mints. No, thank yon, "money of final redemption" was a small matter to them, for thoy were flourishing, and the biilance of the world might do the best it could. When the Nation had to buy silver bullion in tho markets of. tho world to keep np the necessary coinage demanded by the business and industry of the country, it had to pay the market price, which was more than tho 10 to 1 ratio. That condition of things continued down" to 16T£. Here nro tho facts token from the^ official statements of the director of the miut: Bullion val. Years silvur dollar ISM 81.018 1851 1.US4 18JJ l.tllj 385.V 1.IM2 3H54 3J142 1855 l.ttiil Jgjti" 1.03W 1857 1.008 1058 I.(B» 1800].,. ." l.OM 1860 1.045 Bullion val. Yours silver dollnr ]%•:: •:;::::-.: s i:!ili }5S ;•:••:: liSS ism...'. i.'sw lgj{7 , , I.(KI IWW'.'.V.V. 1.033 18(19 1.024 870 3.027 i s ;i J.II26 Begiiiing with 1871 ten nations adopted the gold standard and ceased coining any considerable quantities of silver, and the silver product of^the mines was increasing rapidly. So in 1874 silver bullion dropped to 98,8, in 1875 to 96,4, in 1876 to 89,4. And »3 down, clown, it went to 50 cents and six tenths in 1895. Note tho fact that the silver mining clamors for "free coinage" at 10 to 1 did not begin till after 1874, when the silver bullion iu the 412^ grain dollar had dropped below $1. Then it was that the other ox was gored and it made a difference, you see. So long as silver bullion was worth more in the market thau a silver dollar at 10 to 1, they cared nothing for "free coinage." . Tho very remarkable thing is that these mine owners now command a following among other people who have no earthly, interest in mining or silver bullioni ond' who would be seriously huft'if the silver barons should capture the Nation and carry out their plans of enriching .themselves. Under the inevitable law of supply and demand, the silver product has fallen in price, just like a great corn crop reduces the price of corn, or oats, or wheat. Wh;le silver bullion was worth more in tho markets of the world' than the silver in the dollar was, as: shown in the table given, the: Nation was coining only two or three millions per year of silver, and the silver baron's clamor-was not heard. ', But when tho. big production of silver increased from 9,000,000 fine ounces in 1889, to 27,000,000 fine ounces in 1874, and silver dropped below a dollar in tho markets, then the silver "barons discovered the ."crime of 1878," They wanted the Nation to : furnish a market that the large supply .had lost them in the world's, markets. It was not the'Nation's interest, nor. the people's interest, they desire to promote, but their own' interests. If it had been the Nation's interest, why didn't they clamor' for'moro silver-coinage—free, silver, coinage, if you please—previous to 1878, when only a very small annual coinage of silver was going on?. .No, silver was'then seUin(?..in'. the .marketfor more than the dollar was worth,, Who can look upon this fantastic clamor of the r silver barons with complacency? It is a remarkable fact that it was never-discovered .that, the country and the world was, "suffering for the want Of free silver coinage"- till it was-pointed out ^by the fellows who mine, and own the silver. There have been some bold, audacious attempts >t class legislation, but here is an attempt at a species of legislation which would, if successful, require : a very large 'class to dig their own graves,'in a business and industrial point of view. . JOHN B. CONNER. Indianapolis, Aug.-1890 It is estimated that not-' less than $8,000,000,000 of foreign'capital is invested in United States securities of 'various kinds;., To repay it'in free coinage silver would plainly be robbery and repudiation, but the -Bryamtes object -to -these'•••plain words.' They: want the transaction called "a now Declaration ef independence;" • f. In the: estimation, of the peonle the pros*'en,t : of the; United .Sfates .bag al- .ways represented.something more than '.•a.hired'man-V" ; The paid ; agenU ; .ixnd orators organized.in;a secret; sorvico : by the silver -syndicates. .and.. smolters are "hired jnen," but the occupant of the white,house has .never .fallen to that level .as yet, ; ...... : ' 'Thweis'no' law. : to prevent !»..flWind money t)emocr>t ,frbm voting ; tho Re- pnblicaii'tioket'this.year and 'yet 'thinking what he pleasesi about the tariff. . , RINGINO ADDRESS KENTUCKY DEMOCRATS APPEAL TO NATIONAL PATRIOTISM. Proftiiorlty Will Itatnrii When Confldonco In Our Illtflfrlty JH Kcstweil, l»ml That Ciiu Ilu Aco<imi»)Mii)il <>»'y l>y Main- tululiilf nil HoiutHt Stmiilard of Money. The following extracts :ire from tho address issued by the sound money Democrats of Ken tacky as recently printed in the Louisville Courier-Journal: "No one doubts that the restoration of prosperity aiid the revival of business will come when confidence in our integrity is so restored as to induce the world to agoftt trust us, and again pour '.'that wealth, into .par lap that has been for over thrtfe years in a process of constant withdrawal, as from a bank of suspected integrity or solvency. Nor can any one .doubt that the present agitation for partial repudiation is but feeding the disease it has caused, and preventing the return of prosperity. . "But tho sober second sense of the people will prevail. The many million people who have carried for years life insurance policies, or paid dues to mutual benefit associations, or industrial insurance associations, and who have sought thereby to secure provision for their families, must realize that if these Populist principles prevail their families may receive, in a depreciated silver currency, only one-half tho value that they hoped to provide. The 4,000,000 of laboring men and women who are depositors in the savings banks of the country will realize that their savings may be cut in two, and only half the value repaid to them iu a depreciated silver currency. Tho 3,500,000 persons who have deposited in the banks of the country must realize that to pay this bounty to the owners of silver mines and bullion may involve a loss to themselves of one-hail of the value of the S.000,000,000 of inouey they have on deposit, and which will be repaid in a Debased silver currency, worth 50 cents on the dollar. "It is known that the total insurance held in the various forms, and which .will become payable to the people of the United States, amounts to about $10,203,804,857. If this movement to debase the currency prevails, the value of that, to the widows and children, may be reduced to one-half. There may thus be a loss of over $5,000,000,000; nearly double the amount of the entire national debt created by the United States during the war of J881-, and half as great as the value of all the railroads in America. It is known, too, that the totals deposits in the banks and trust companies is about $5,863,138,521. If the Populist candidate 'enforces his platform to the letter,' one-half of this' value may be lost—a loss equal to the ruin of another civil war. "Every workingman who receives' wages from a solvent manufactory, railroad, or other employer must realize that this movement threatens the ruin of his employer and tho loss of his own wages. Every one who holds a note or obligation for money loaned, or property sold to another, must realize that, if those principles prevail, he may receive back but half the amount he has loaned or sold his property for. Every laborer who works for wages, every employe who works for a salary, must realize that he will receive, in a depreciated silver currrency, only one-half of the purchasing power of the wages he now receives. Every man who has something to lose in the world, every man who,, by industry and self denial., has accumulated money for his old ago or his family, must realize that those doctrines, if allowed to get control, may yet deprive him of half its value. "Our distinguished secretory of the treasury has most solemnly warned the millions of workers of this industrial nation: . , " 'The American laborer has a right w\ demand pay for his work in as good-, money as the employer receives forms, products in any part of the world, and: when he Burreu'ders this right he is doomed to the same fate that has already overtaken his brothers in the sil- •ver standard countries.' . a '" •'When, to the Bryan plan.of flat money : and repudiation,' and the unlimited right of the silver ; miner to the free coiuage,of- his 5,0 cents, of-silver, into legal tender dollars, there -is added tho Altgeld and" Debs' scheme, of'the right of nnlimited ; riot over the property of others, -accompanied-.:, with; .-sinister threats.against'.our .courts of, justice, it is difficult to'foresee the limit of possible disaster involved in the menace of that platform being 'enforced to • the letter ' • ' • ' : / : 1 'The choice is. between- the old Democratic party and the teachings of Jefferson Jackson, Benton, Tildcn, Cleveland! and Carlisle, n nd a. now-jparty, taught by Altgeld, Tillmau ,and,Bryan. Tons, the choice is an easy one to ; -Vfocast no reflections on the sincerity of those who. may believe it right, or believe it .to their interest, to advocate to the people these' untried, dangerous and revolutionary theories. For a long time temptations, iu the form or attractive, but,.: wo' believe, delusive, promises, of relief from financial .distress, have been offered to the. people bv Populist candidates and agitators. Enthusiasm, and apparent temporary success, is not unusual : under such .conditions; for hard times.often make shipwreck 1 of political principles, for n tune. But it never lasts. ••'* * . * * * » "But the sober second .thought ortne people came back to them, after.awhile, in all those excitements. And when conscience again responded to the obli- gation'of-contracts, and;to the right of property; when tho reign of law and order wos.restored, and. the panics and distress they had caused ; had .passed nwavr there were, perhaps, none who more iegrettea the .mistake made^and hann,done, by those., aberrations tfrom principle, than. those who had, be.en led into them' by temporary' excitement; and the zeal, or the-fervid oratory, of unwise , politicians. vMnch more :certainly .will, sober thought come after the present agitatiou; which: not only-seeks similar repudiations, but, -beyond' tmu, threatens (what we believe will prove impossible for any: men ; to accomplish among the Anglo-Saxon PeoP 16 )-*"."?: derrofne • law, and order; toe., right of propertv; the integrity -;*«*' in 3g«g • ence of th&rconrtB, and .other jfanda- mental principles-that-lie at the ftranda- tibn of society and government.. . , , Brazilian Balm THE GREiT SOUTH 0ERIC1K BUSH I . .. CUKfB.. . l KM)! BOP RADICALLY CUBES CATARRH It clears the head of foul mucous; heals the acres and ulcers of lie head and throat; sweetens the breath, and perfectly restores the senses of the taste, smell and hearing. Stops headache and dropping into the " -oat. Also destroys the germ, which CAUMC HAY FEVER, aking a perfect cure in a few days. Ne»«f: 'fails! No fatal case o fy ,A. G RIPP2 ever koowa where Br^ri^ 3 ? 21 ^ 's faithfully •useA.»--»s Idestro." \egrippe germ aadquicklyremowc :r bad effect LI B LE in ASTHMA, CKOTTC, BROBP 'pi.stnusv, PNEUMONIA, DYSPEPSIA, vriSM, TYPHOID and SCABIES* VlEASLES, and any disease wheOS Cjt. nfiammaticn, Fever or Congestion. Greatest relief in Consumption eve* di«covered. ures a Kresh Cold n» one day. state " and relieves deafness. A»an Injection 2 mtnutes. Stops Tlngllm la Ilia temale troubles. V&tmfiSS*, ' "g?_l}gj!» <™fr gore,MidBjm«llkemade. Pi*. vents lockjaw Irom wounds. QUICK CURE FOR CONSTIPATION AND PILES. Its Healing Power l« Almost Miraculous. The Best Family Medicine in Existeiofe BO Cent Bottle contains 100 Dosus, or Two Weeks Treatment for Catant 1 *f.OO BOTTtM EQUALS THftCt COO, BOrTLKS. HOME TESTIMONIALS: "Brazilian Balm cureri me of inveterate cafcirrh which I had for over 20 years. It is the most wonderful triumph of medical science."— Gcn.J. Pa.tke Postles. ^rTfi croup, cold and the worst form of grippwe have fous^ l.aztfian RJm.invaluable. ~m$ W.S. Booths, D.D., Pastor Del. Ave. Sap. Ch. "Mrs Lore has used-the Brazilian Balm and thinks it did her much good."— Hon. Clvis. B. Lore, Chief Jus. if Del "0-ie bottle of Brazilian Balm cured a friend of mine of hay fever. •- ttios, M. Culbtrt. "I was very deaf for to years from ca-Urrh, Brazilian Bairn applrtC warm in Wv cars every day soon restored my hearing."-- Mrs.jofinScoiten, C/u:tcr t Pa -It is the best thing for dyspepsia I ever saw tried."-; Judge Edward Wooilcx. "I was worn almost to the grave with a racking cough that all Ibe remedies andthe doctors failed to relieve. It was cured with one bottle of Brazilian Balm. It shap bo Sy doctor through lif e ."-J/«./. Galloway, Pottslown Pa ".T was fearfull; crippted vp with rheumatism, could not gel my hand to my head. I took ten-50- cent bottles of Brazilian Balm in sii months. Am now entirely cnrerl 'ma as nimble as I was ct forty,"— Ansrnt Jiarrtll, aged 84. A lady in Cincinnati *«»•* afflicted with asthma that during the winter for seventeen years she was unable K sleep lying down, was entirely and permanently <"ired with Brazilian Balm. aotewj, *£S2$g IST '* B. F. JACKSON & CO., Cleveland r ;0f For sale by the following druggist*: B, F. Keesling, general agent; Bea Fisher, Johnson Bros., W. H. Brlughurst, G. W. HoffmaB, D. E. Pry or, Q. ± Means, H. D. Battery and A. R. Kistler. the 3yrt.m In - H«lthyO««Wo«. CURES' "*'^«* | » Prlo'JSc. Tor 8«le by B. F. KBE8L1NO ^^^^^^^^•••^•^^•^^•••MV^MMiVM KING OF SLUGGERS, Tom Sh»rker I« '•>• t»t»t Hero »f VrJ««-Flitl»t,Bntlin»lMU. Few boxers have attained on international Deputation as. rapidly os Thomas Sharkey, ex-champion of the United States navy. Prior to the night he had a brief scVto with James J. Corbet he was practically unknown, excepting to tie Jew who follow the fistic gnjni. with regiilarity. He went on the stage with Corbett ithat Bight with.all tie ^confidence possible in a man in his position and justified all the good things his friends had slid about him by mom than holding--his-own : wiih'the'man who wafl thought to have only one or two rivals for the championship of the world. THOMAS SHARKBT. When the sailor boy woke'the>/next morning he found himself a noted eiar-' acter. He had performed wbat many thought a remarkable /cat, and was so lauded for his deed that Corbet* ;<«us practica.lly forced to make a match' to light him to a finish for the champion-, ship and $10,000 n side. Whether Cor- bctt has the right to compete for th<: title is questioned by many, but that does not enter into tho argument so •'far os.Shnrkey is concerned. He tiinks he is the best man in the world, ond is anxious to prove it. He may be given the opportunity'before 'the first day of next year. The ex-marine is not a particularly handsome man, but he hns all the earmarks of a great athlete. Many will think it was a bad thing for him to come before the people so suddenly, arguing the tendency to become inflated •with his own^JujDomnce. But those who know, JSh'arlcey .-will not think so. There is nothing ut all boastful about "him, nor does he impress one with being in the least susceptible to flattery. His great breadth of shoulders and thue rapid .manner-of moving.are the'prinei- pal things'that attriict'yi onlooker to him. He is a young Irishman, ami curly in life learned blacksmithing. Afterhe had served his apprentlcesnip-a fore for the sea asserted itself and he shipped to. the British merchant service, t He lik«4 America too well to stay on. the'other; side-long, and soon becomeoneof CBcle Som's sailors. He served three years en- the ship Independence nnd was honorably discharged at-the expiration o! that time. During his service He .won the championship oftthonavyanuiaber, of times. .The' ship lie was with-w«» statfoned in Honolulu tor some months, and fondness for boxing was enco'-iraged among the secjnen by the officeis-i There it was that Sharkey first became known as a fighter. HeisS4 yeara «U- ( STEEL RAILWAY CARS. Another ProcreMlTC Ktep ID Modern B*1S- road Equipmeot. At last steel cars have been made.! For years they have been:Tegarded-» the coming car, but owing to the- higtt' price of steel they were cot thought tej be economicall}' possible until -tic; twentieth century. A great steel company, in order to show under the present conditions the possibilities of sted< in this direction, has constructed two cars of this material which are "the flr* to their kind. As the picture show*,! they are of simple construction, being 1 . THE CAR OF THE FUTURE. "built up" of plate girders. They arBj to be exhibited around the country to railroad men, and if the idea takes, say»! the Detroit Free,. Press, they will ta» constructed on a large scale in the falL While tliecostof astcelcarwill natural-^ ly be more than that of a wooden-one,, uufficieBt experience hns already bee» acquired to warrant the statement that! on a commercial basis these cars can. be constructed at a cost not to exceed that per ton of carrying capacity ol wooden cars, and with a safety factor in favor of the steel. They have been. tested with a load of wetsa-nd and plf iron" weighing 125,000 pounds. The use of steel will not be confined to freight cars. -It is intended in tlienear:future to build passenger cnrs of st out, nnd thus clo«,\vay with Of splintering in rnilrnail *:t$^s-y\^.ti?L... <./*

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