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John CORNER. <D» toll and winter underweiir, lie has MW cornered the largest lot of underwear ever brought to Logansport at hard times prices for cash. Theno f*oda are direct from the factories ami •f the best values In all lines for ladles, gents and children: po and Investigate and It will not take you long to decide where to buy your underwear. SA.TJUUDAY. OCTOBBH 17, 1S9C. DAILY JOURNAL. every day In the week (except y) by the L«*an»port Journal Company. m a WBIOHT ....... . ..... r..... President Z. HAHDT ......... ...Vlco -President B. W. GRAVES .................... Secretary B. B. BOYEB ............... .......Treasurer per Annum per Month Offlclal Paper of City and County. ' CBatered a« «ecGnd-cla*a mall-matter at Post Office, February s, REPUBLICAN TICKET. For President. WILLIAM McKINLBT, JR., of Ohio. For Vice-PreBldent. A. HOBART ol New Jeraey. For Governor, •> •AKEB A. MOUNT of Montgomery Co. For Lieutenant Governor. •T i. HAGGARD, of Tlppecunoe County For Secretary of State, WILLIAM r>. OWEN, of Ca»» County. ,T.^~. ^^^ Aud itor of State, •AMERICUS C. DAILEY of Boone Counjy For Treasurer of Stale. J SCHOLZ, of Vanderburg County "For Attorney General. M A. KETCHAM of Marlon Co.- For Reporter of Supreme Conn, .CHARLES F. P.EMY of Bartholomew Co. KTBupTrlntendent of Public Instruction. D M OEETING, of Harrison Count. ' For State Statistical •. J THOMPSON, of Shelby County. , - For Judge of the Appellate Court. First District. .•TOODFORD ROBINSON, of Gibson C». • Second District. W E. HENLEY, of Rush County. Third District D W COMSTOCK of .Wayna County. Fourth District. JAME8 B. BLACK, of Marlon County. TJ Z "WILEY, of Benton County. For Congress. GEORGE W. STEELE. For Joint Ropre»entatlve. T. WILSON, of Casa County. Wmt RepreientaU^-CHARLES B LONG"WELL. »•» rroBecutor-CHARLES E. HALE. KEES- ff-I. A. ADAMS/ " Rr Surveyor-A. ?, DODD. -T far Coroner— DR. J. A. DOWNEY. *? AssBMor-JOSEPH BABR. Commissioner, First Dlstrlct-JOHN .r v^~..~ ir. Third Dlitrlct-ABBA- ~ HAM SH1DELER. '"COMPARE THEM • "The Republican party Is unreservedly for sound money. It caused the •DKtment of the law providing for the Miumptlon of specie payments In 1870; jlnce then every dollar has been as good as cold. "We are pnalterably" opposed to «rery measure calculated to debase •or currency or Impair the credit of .»ur country. We are therefore opposed to the free coinage of silver except by International agreement with the leading commercial nations of the world, Which we pledge ourselves to promote, .ud until then euch gold standard must ~tw preserved. "All our silver and paper currency njnet be maintained at parity with fold, and we favor all measures de- Signed to maintain Inviolably the obligations of the United States and all our *noney, whether coin or paper, at ike present standard, the.standard of the BOBt enlightened nations of the earth." - —Republican platform. "We demand tie free and unlimited • Coinage of both gold and silver at the present legal ratio of 16 to 1, without .-waiting for the aid or consent of any •tber nation. We demand that the •Undard silver dollar shall be a full legal tender, equally with gold, for all debts, public and private, and we fay- •r such legislation as will prevent the demonetization of any kind of legal tender money by private contract"— Democratic platform. "We demand free and unlimited . coinage of silver and gold at the present legal ratio of 16 to i."—Populist -jplatform, 1892. "We hold to the use of both gold and •liver as the standard money of the country, and to the coinage of both fold and silver, without discriminating •gainst either metal of onarge for ^mintage, but the dollar unit of coinage ..t«f both metals must be of equal Intrln- •lc and exchangeable value or be ad- fosted through .International -agreement or by such safeguards of legislation as shall Insure the maintenance •f the parity of the two metals and the •qua! power of every dollar at all times In the markets and In payment of debt, and wi demand that all paper onrroncy •ball be kept at par' with and redeemable In such coin. WE MUST INSIST UPON THIS POLIOT AS ESPECIALLY NECESSARY FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE FARMERS AND LABORING CLASSES, THE FIRST AND MOST DEFENSELESS VICTIMS OF UNSTABLE MONEY AND A ^FLUCTUATING CURC.—Democratic platform, 1892. ME SHiEERIN'-S DECLARATION. •Mr. S. r. Shocrin', for years Secrc- itiiry ol' the National De-mocnitii'c com- •iiiHtt'o; iinul for twenty years prominent In Indiana Democratic politics, bus joined the leiidors of Iris pnrty iJi de- mmdiil'lmi at Lhe belrayitl of the piirty. Wlh-itovor ihe diftY'ii-wlet's in: party l>olk-K's, tlio DomotTiitic party ha^.al- H-ayi* stood for holiest money, from Juito.rsiHi and .Tnelwon down there lias boon no depart lire from this jilntform. Tlioiv 'is w dopairl'Uro today. 'L'me l">omooi-:iey is for sonud nioiioy. Every Io.V4itl jtiul co.ivsistoiit Democi-ii't vlll vote furlr. Mr. Sheet-ill's declaration inrvoivo-s iiHiclf'sacrlllcf. Tito loyal Dmnocracy is. Inferior In inim-bors. AVhllo uif.tor tlie Groeloy ciunpalgu thiere TWIS a reuinrk- nH>lc 3'evival tlie present situation offers no such encounijjenicnt. It is- vm- donbtod'Iy tiiie that .the sound moiioy Doinocrucy wall be the only Democracy two yoiu-si h-ence. but tli« sitviaitloffi' does not offer any hope ,of success. It Is purely :i tipht for principle «M as such corn'muudiUion is duo tbose who have cii'St -as-lde possible expediency for prin- el pile. Mr. iSheerln's «ttitude, with tlwit of illoii. Rti'fus Masce, Hoii. J. C. Nelson, Dr. C. L. '1'Jiom.TS, Dr. Asm Oolwna.ii ii'iid hundreds of otfhors, means that 'Cass eoimtj' widl plve an overwhelming majority for sound monoy. But their Influence is toy no mea.ns local. It Is mvtloiwii.and good results will follow-. The Joitrnal welcomes these dis.tln- Tiislved citizens to the ranks of those wlio arc seeking to preserve the gov- tiinmeiit Itself. HISTOOXY. Some iu'tercsUng inconsistencies uro found.In tho hfetoriea of the plaitforuis of the "iiHIod forces." It is a stirlkiuvr colnchl'Mieo 'tlliat Ind«uni5X>lis iias liad the two exti-cimes of party coavoutlous. Tho 5o\i£i<T Money Democrats met there to declare for gold. The jrroeuback party met in Iml'taiuiipo- lls May 17, 1S7C, ajid jiominaitod' Peter Coopci- for President It declnred "We - protest against tlie snl-e of KOV- bonds for tlie purpose of ]>ur- K silver to t>e used as a. snti- for our more convenient :iud lose fraetionnl currency, which, .although well cu'lculated T.O EKIfcTCH QWMIItRiS OF SIOJVER MINES, yet in operation it ••vvill'stffl fwMier oppress in fixation JUi alraicly ovor-burdened Tt will be noticed that the fln.ti.sts 'then -were opposed ito silver amd especially to enrichlmg the silver mine owners. INow they arc far both. Then our Demoomtic friends show up 1 In 1S7C with, this proposition': "We-demand a Judicious,system of preparoU'lou by public economies, by official retrenchments, <ind' by wise finance, which shall enable tho nation soon to assure the.^whole world of its perfect ability and Its perfect readiness to meet any of Its promises at the call of Urn creditor entitled to payment, •believe such a system, well devised, and, nibove aH, intrusted to competent, hands far execution, creating at no time an: uirtificlat scarcity of currency, and AT N.O TJIME ALARMING PIU'BLIC MTOp INTO A AVimH- DlRAiWAIL OF OtfJAT. VASTER MA- OP CMFJD.IT, BY WjEOICH PER CENfi;. OF ALL BUglNIIjSS THAJNISAlOTflONS AjRE PEEfFOiyMEiD-^ system open, pulblic, -ami Inspiring general' confidence, would from tlie day of Its adoption ^ IhculiJi'g on its wings to'nJl our h'an-asscd industries, set In motion the wlrecls oC commerce., manufacturers, amd the mcchanJc arts, restore employment' to lalboir, nnd renew in all its natural sources tlie prosperity of the people." Here J« >a Democratic declaration that ninety-five per cent, of the business of .the country is done on. credit, anld pointing out the danger of'alarm- ing that credit. Yet the remedy proposed at 'the present time is a. monetary .system' confessedly one in whiiclu the men who «xtond credit' 'have no coEfider.ce. And that very fact is -being used, to array employe «.gainst employer. In the light of Democratic 'li'iatory the Bryan- cam- •po-ig.ii Js coaCeesedily a eampaigo oC destruction and employes are urged'to vote 'for a .policy whlcfh tho Democratic platform of 187G shows to be ruinous. The cry of "coercion," .the '-Wtod appeals to prejndi-ce are all in an effort to destroy tho ".ninety-five per cent, credit,' 'absolutely necessary to carry on tho business ot the country, to give tlie workiingman a. Job amd the farmer a market for -a bushel of wheat. Upon .this Democra'Uc.platforni of 1870, Samuel J. Tlldcm stcflflf and those wJvo ru- verc liis memory cannot vote to Indorse the Chicago platform. In 1880 we fliul our greenback f riond declaring thiafaH money, whether inctivlllc m paper,' should be issued, and its volume controlled 'by tbe government, and not by or throuigb. toanktog corporations; and wih«> so issued, sfliquhl be ; full legal tender Cor all debts, <publ cs Ami PfT ,, '''•'' ••'-'••'• '•'••; , t, '• vate. .. v ...' j i' Tho greonbackers ' event in. ~18SO wanted 'the gorcrnineujt' 'to control Mie money oral deiiled the right of issue to 'banktt and ..'of course lndl_- Th-ein the P,roli.i'bitlo-ulsb-ln .IS&t-weru to froe coinage and de-tmiiideil Init all moi«?y, coin Ji 114.IKiPP-r, shall niiiido, issued irnd govern montj and s! mil bo legal tender for all dt'ibl* public tuid }irJvatc AIM! lai. ISS-i Hie Democratic pl-infon said. "It is naii imperatlv'e'rtuty-of this governments to e-IIiei-ently protect .nil the rights* of persons. and property of every American cKlzeii' in. ]';i,Dd'.s." it wins- not thoueiht possible, fit that time that anyone would evei?"quest-Ion that duty wt home. The greenback ors in -plwitlc to favor of dive Supreme Court. Tins jpla.bform said: "T-b«.t.,we> hold the kite decision of the Swprorne. Court* on itlhe legal tender question: .tov be a full vindication!, * * * and-we ihereby pledge ourselves to -ui>liol<l-.;waJd. decision, and TO DEFEND THE rnU'JIION AGAINST OE AMBXiDMRNUS .IXdJKNODHD TD DlEPiaiyE THE -PEOPLE, OE BIGIIMS 01R PRIVILEGE ,CON- FEBRBD BY 1)HAT INSTRUMENT;'' In 18S8 the Democratic pfl.rty ..welcomed "an exacting, scrutiny of the ad.- m'intotratlau, oC 'the executive .-powei 1 , which four yeare ago was comm-itt-ed to Ifs trust, in the selection, of Gcover Cleveland, President of 'ithe .Uu1be<l States." '.•'.' .•••.- •••• In 1SSS Mie free coinage •idca-.h'nd Ms origin -us 'a policy -of-fl.n'cpoch of depreciated silver. The-Union'iiiibor convention at Cincinnati declared that '•While we have fuee coiaoge of .gold, we shouhl hmve free coinage of silver," There wa« no opposition to gold at tilvat time on tli-e i>art of anyone. • ! • . The ftnancifll plaiuik of .'02 Democracy is f.nmiliai-. It declared JID favor of every safeguard, iuternaitional ngrev- n»ent fflitl all, tliialt wowkl mativtajln -the parity of the gold, silver and paper In circulation. The PJiohibitioaists in 1S!)2 decliu-ed "To t.h.is end flu Incrwise in tha>voluuic. of money is demanded, AND.??O'IN- DIVIDUAL iSIIOU-LD BE. AOJLOWJE'D TO MAKE ANY PROTTT 'J.TE'ROUGH ITS ISSUE." '.'- .'•-• The Peoiile's party Jn 1802 declared for free coImage a.t 16 to 1, but. »3-c- msmded a national currency issued by. the government OXLY." ,The Democratic parity In 1SOC dcmor-. fltized by tflie -apparent.failure-of., Its free trade policy abandoned all former principals and went ov<?r to tho Popu-, •lists whose administration- in Kansas seems to IMI.VO been con«ide)-e<l worthy of emaikition. • .-.•.-•- •• •;'•• •' - Tills is t'he history of 'the oi-gianizntion iiind disorganization to tlie "'allied, forces" Since 1S7C. In.tlijH.campai'gn. tfliea-e has''becm an.attempt to succeed: by 'what the'lawyers call'a jxlea in confession, and avoidance. Tire-overwhelm- 1 iu-g defeat tadieate<l by «>e vote ''..of: 1S94 'lias 'been- souph-t. to-be-averted iby a tumiu'g OB the administration- of President Cleveland and an.adoption- of Popullstic principles,' 'The swallow-' tag of the Popullstic party-li«B not.Tjocu'. a«senited ito by that lusty and vigbrou* orgaateaition whiile Demoernte-have turned from tlie feast in disgust. ~" union of forces Is not n one aind Populists and Democrats alike 1 will Sliow their resentment wtitilw polls. It .is miot probable that the "limited" vote will equal the separate' vote by nmny thousands. Many Populists and many .Democrats will show their fe- ; sentmenit in the most forcible '-way, 'tliat Is; toy-voting for .McKtoley. Evc'u tlie most sanguine Popcmt "maist-admit tlhait too much/ force was used to successfully •harmonii'.e two elements hero-' tofore dlrecUy opposed. It -Is surprising to note that-every eler m-ent now favoring fi-ee coinage to one 1 way or other, through' party'platform,' o,pposed free coinage as ft Is now'pro- posed. And all this -has been done sines "the crime of '73." No other argument is needed to show the emptiuess'af 'the- pretenses of the "allied forces." "" : ' IT IS NOT AT ALL PROBABLE THAT THE NEXT HOUSE ' WILL HAVE A MAJORITY FAVORABLE TO THE FREE COIN1AGE PF SILVER AT A RATIO OF 10 TO 1. WHEN IT BECOMES A DEMONSTRATED FACT THAT THERE IS 0 DANGER OF THUS COUNTS? ADOPTING THE SIL.VER STAND-. AM) IN OONDUOTING THE BUSINESS OF THE COUNTKT, 'PROSPERITY WILL QOME AGAIN AND, WITH LOWER TAXES ON THE NECESSARIES OF LIFE, EVERY IvIND OF BUSINESS WILL BOOM AGA2N.—Pfhoros editorial, March 12, 1890. ..'.-:- Were'the conditions reversed 'the strike of the silver miners would be the .entire capital of the Popocrate in this campaign. It Is «v strike against tlie sliver 'mine owners, similar to'the Homestead, strike, but .a question of labor and capital, not one of. .the Interests of : both labor jflndchpltaL':.'/ •'.•' GRAND OPENING SALE OF EXQUISITE UNDERWEAR at the WHITE HOUSE, TODAY Everything from a 50 cent Suit to the Finest Garment made. We solicit an inspection. Wn. GRACE & Co. The White House Clothiers and Furnishers ••''.'.'. 316 Market Street. ;; SPECIALLY HENT10NED. Logansport Railway Men's Club at Indianapolis. 'The 1 'Indianapolis .Tourwiil, spealiiiig of. tlie Rallrwul Men's demonstration, says: "Terre Hiiuitc and I-og-ainsport perhaps sent the l;u : gest delegations in the first division. The former club hit on a -very appropriate illiistraflion of the true coercion of labor. It was a plct- .ure of.a 1 .man-, called 'Labor,' throttled in the clutch of a strong right hand, •liilbored 'Free S'ilve,r.' Above the picture were the words, 'This Is Coercion Do You Wtaiiit To Experience It?' "At frequent ln.tervii.ls throughout t'he 1 parade 'were stationed wagons, from which briWiaiult jind novel pyrotechnic displntrs were matte. Tlie fireworks consisted of colored lights, sky rockats, Roman candles and the like. Occasionally giant mines wore set off. They exploded .with deafening crashes, while the sparks flew high In the nir, deluging tlie spectators with showers of burning gold. The- big L. E. £ W. club, of Peru, attracted a great deal of attention. Instead o-f a banwr, t'he club carried an attractive mascot. It was a huge insect, 'balf nrowiudto mud h:ilf butterfly. Tho head, and body were as large as those 0f three flat men "in a side show. It was supported on m framework carried 'by six men. The creature was Uo'pmed on a wooden- framework, In;, which lig-hits wei-e burning. On the canvas stretched over tne. wooden frame were traced black lines, giving tlie appearance of the large veinvS seen hv'insects. W.itlu long antennae and lalig greed eyes 'and wings half spread, it had a very life-like'appearance? hwt Is tliat—a gold bug?' n*ked a reporter. '•You bet it is,' answered the railroad boys. 'It's, a Peru gold bug. .Put. that, in your paper in the morning.' "Everywhere that gold bug was seen .. via,s regarded as one of the most amusing amd effective features of tlie parade. "As-their guest of honor the Logains- t>ort; mea had with them a duto ot yoiihg ladies, riding on the high, seats of a : taffly-ho drawn by four.handsome &tack -horses. The girls have a battle jry 'ct their own. The words were not all disti.nguisha.ble in the din of scores of brass band's, thousands of fox horns and: the. toud shouts of .the great ;hix>nfis of people, but tho cry includes .he name 'McKiuley,' awl ended: 'We Canit .Vote, But We Win Help You.' "A't tilmes the parade marched slowly, is tlie groat press of the crowds that lilted .the streets made it aJimost impossible-to imareh on-, and mt times the in'en cainie to a halt, gencraJly for only am' iistant. Oneeamuiu intheLogaus- i»rt) delegirtloji. sjiid: 'Five raimutes ?br refreshments!' " 'Yes, that's all,tlie time we get on /our road,' .said a traveling main, who Aid:evidently been- to Lognnspont. '"Nearly every delegation from' other :owns was headed 'by either a braes band, or drum corps,, many of them made up of clerks iu the offices of the roads. . • 'A couple of Ind'kuniapolls bays, one of theirt a little colored' fellow not liiore thiui. seven, 'yeairs old, rode n. double-deck' ibte-jTle. Tho lltUe colored bay, James Brawn, -seemed to be sitting, on nothing, -but that did not prevent him frora< 'beatinig away industriously at a drum.. The other boy was ' !e.cffl Glibsoiv. People wondei-od how a -nKuia'igdd to keeip his equilibrium. The Loganspor't club mO'i-ehcd ait tlie «fml;of the 'first division and the club hod..lust fairly turned off Washington s'trect dowa Sontlf Pennsylvania, as l " locomotive . passed the Deniison iotel. -• •it 'Hon. W... S. Kenney went to Wasli- fjjjrfon, Inid., this, morning, where he OTenks. ; todoy .feotn the same platform SenatorForaker. of Ohio.,-; . :.. : YOUNG GIRL'S STRANGE GIFT. Write* Itt«tf»gei from Deputed Frl*»d» •art I« C»ll«d a Bplrltoallit Alma Gault, the 14-year-old daughter of Julius Gault, .who lives near Galesburg, Mich., has recently developed great spiritualistic manifestations. She is a handsome and intelligent girl, nnd her father believes 1 she has received a divine call and will not allowher to receive money for,taking messages from .deported friends. • Severn! months ago Mr. Gault bought his daughter a planchetta board to play with. One evening, after his mother died, ho was surprised to see the board epell out hia mother's name. Alma took a pencil and wrote: "Go to ihe pantry and you. will find a paper containing an article on spiritualism." Mr. Griult treated the matter as a joke, but finally found the article. It was a poem. • Mr. Gault says the writing was his mother's exactly. In a day or two the girl found herself writing on a copy-book at school, and was surprised to see that the pen was not tracing the thoughts in her own mind, but something quite foreign. Since then there have been many communications. Alma will frequently sit uown in -broad daylight, .with a sheet of wrapping paper in front of her. She takes the pencil in on unnatural position and in a few moments will be. writing, .the words, being upside down to her. At the time she may be looking out the window. While under control her-arm and hand become cold as ice and powerless to do anytiing but write. Sometimes she uses.the pgbt hand, sometimes the left, nnd often both, writing two distinct messnges, one perhaps in a man's hand, Uie. other in a woman's, at the some time. Everything is donje in the light ond in the full view of everyone. As a result of tho girl's work many'hereto- fore orthodox church members have embraced'tho spiritualistic faith. PREDICTED HIS OWN DEATH. Eccentric M«r> at Ifartfor'fl, Conn,, Had inn Coffin In Readlnci*. Alexander ID wood, of Hartford, Conn., who months ago predicted the time of bis own death, and who has kept bis coffin by his bedside, so firm was Ms belief in his own power of prognostication, died on Saturday night. The end came just 48 hours later than the timo named by him. In accordance with his dying w'ish, hte 'body was placed in the cremating furnace in Boston.' Alexander Inwood was in many respects a strange man. He was self- made and self-educated, having come to this country from. England when- a poor boy. Eccentric in his beliefs nnd doings, he lived a secluded lifej the greatest joy of which was to study. His range of research was very wide, and it can be said safely that few men in this section had acquired suth bJgh literary attainments. His own life he studied with unfaltering zeal, till he said he was able to diagnose the amount of his wanin? vitality so accurately tha.t he could tell the time of his death months ahead. He described to tbe physicians who attended him tbe minutest details of his aggravated stomach ailment niid assured them before they were obliged to reach the soino conclusion that no mortal power could save his life. STRUGGLES FOR LIFE. tators expected at any moment to'seo •him dashed to the earth. He succeeded in unfurling the parachute, whicll | checked the downward flight of the i balloon. In a few seconds, the bol- } loon, freed of its hot air, tossed wildly about, and first tbe balloon would be- on top and then' the parachute. The descent then was not rapid. During oil these evolutions of the balloon and •parachute Innis held on, sometimes descending bead foremost, but olwayu clinging to the parachute, until he finally landed in safety and without ft scratch. Th« balloon has the reputation of having killed six people. John W. Innll' Balloon Burnt* While n* II In Mid-Air. John W. Innis, an aeronaut, had a thrilling experience the other afternoon. He. came to Manilla, Ind., to give an exhibition in connection with a' political rally and 500 persons witnessed the ascension. He had attained the height of 2,500 feet when the balloon burst and began falling rapidly. Ho was on a trapeze eight feet below his parachute, which he could not disengage from the falling balloon. With daring nerve be climbed the rope of | tl>e parachute, while the horrified spcc- TRAVELING HOME IN A HEARSE, Stowaway IMscoTcred In a Carriage on a Flat Car at Decatur, Ind. A hearse shipped from Waterville,. Me., to Portland, Ind., on a flat cor .passed through Decatur, Ind., the other morning. When the train stopped ic. the city the conductor discovered a pair of feet protruding from the back ot the hearse, and on examination'found a man. asleep inside. He had a good supply of food with him and says he was an'em- ploye of the factory where the hearse- was made, and took this method to- reach his family at Hannibal, Mo. His fellow employes assisted him in making; prepartions for his long ride in the, funeral car and supplied him with food- enough to last 15 days. He had been, on the road eight days when he reached this city. The conductor refused to let him ride further, and he will endeavor to secure employment in the city. LEAVE THEIR NIGHTGOWNS. OoetU at notch Samctlme* Forgvc mm- totcrotlBB Garment. There was a \nhirr of bells, acd, tho annunciator behind the desk told the; night clerk something wna wanted in room 319., A little black boy darted up. 1 from the bench before the night clerk could call "Front." The boy glance* at the indicator and plunged upstairs. In about four minutes ha came daw* "grinning nnd fronted the night clerk,, says' the Chicago Poet. •rWell?' ."Gent In 319 wantoa,nightgown." "Well, go get him one." The darkey'* 'grin vanished and his- eyes were big with surprise., Then the- night clerk told him to go to the booine-: keeper's room and get a nigfetgown f or the man. "Do you keep o-n assortment of night-, dressses for your guests?" asked a boarder who had known the house t*tt years. "Wo don't aim to do it, but we do,".. said tho night clerk. "You, see, about every day some man leaves his night-gown in his room. Women rarely doC If we know where, the man, has gone, we let him know he left it, and await- bis orders. If he is a regular patron; we wash, the garment and keep it tilt- he comes back. But many times we know nothing of hha beyond what the register tells us. And so every week we- have about half a dozen gowns left on. •nr hands. "Convention time always brings a bundle of them. We must have collected a hundred while the democratic convention was in town. "What do we do with them finally, when no owner turns up? Oh, goask. the housekeeper." . Tlie Ureeay crocodile, Tbe moment that-a-young crocodile- breaks its shell it is to all intents and purposes as active as it is n-t any time- during its life. It will make straight for the water, even if it be out of sight and a good distance oft, and it will pur- •ue its prey with eagerness and agility during the first hour of its free existence. oui»titnte Tor Irory. Another wonderful substitute for ivory has just been discovered ancl putv on the market by a Norwegian chemist.; It is called ?nctite, and is such a perfect, imitation of real ivory that nothinjr; but an elaborate'chemical analysis will 11 discover tho difference. It is made of'• ground bone ond skimmed .milk. Highest of all in Leavening Strength.-Latcst U. S. CJov't Report. Powder JTW?wM^l PURE

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