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CORNER. nd winter underwear, he ha tiered the largest lot of under er brought to Logausport nee prices for cash. Thes I are direct from the factories an: I-belt values In all lines for ladles ^ and children.; go and investlgnt jfIt will not take you long to decld s to buy your Underwear. OOTOBJIR 20, isoo. evory day In tho -week («cep by the IjOganiport Journal Company. -•. WBIQHT.. ..... ............ Pr*»W*n Vloa Prwldan .... ............. W. GRAVES.......: ..... : ...... Bwsretarj 5. BOTER per Annum. p«r Month.. .W.90 Oflolal Paper of-City and County. , fBBUred ai Becohdrolau matt-matter a kil«fanaport Port Office, February » REPUBLICAN TICKET. For Preildont. HOBART ol New Jeriey For Governor, •AMIS A. MOUNT ol Montgomery Co. For Lieutenant .Governor. •T. a HAGGARD, of 'Tlppecanoe Count For Secretary .of State. WTT.TJAM D. OWEN, ol CaM County. •^^For Auditor of State. • . UMBJUCUS C. DAILET of Boone Count; "•"*" Treasurer of State. J BCHOLZ, of Vanderburg Count yor Attorney GenwaL M A. KETCHAM ol Marlon CO FerReporter of Supreme Court, ' For Stata StatJ»tIcan. _ •. 1 THOMPSON, 'of Shelby County liV^Se of tbaAgpellat. Court. WBODFORD RpBIN80N,'of Glb.cn C. Second Rtotrtct. WE. HENLEY, of Ruih County. Third District 0 AMBB B. BLACK, of Marion County. U Z. WILEY, of Benton County. For Congress, GEORGE W. STEELE. For Joint Representative. M T. WTLBON^ot Caw County reientatlve-CHABLEB B LONG- gtor Beprei T?«aiurer:-BBlIJAMIN F. KEBS- Third DUtrtct-ABRA , . COMPARE THEM . *The Bepubllcab party is unreaery •dly for sound money. It caused the enactment ot the law providing for the Mfomptlon of specie paymenta In 1878 since then every dollar UBS been as goo& aa gold. "We are unalterably opposed, to •very measure calculated to debase .car currency, or Impair the credit ol •or country. We are therefore oppo»fed .-*» the free coinage of silver except by International agreement with the lead- tag commercial nations of the world, which we pledge ourselves to promote, *nd until then such gold standard must Iw preserved. : ' "All our silver and. paper currency •rast be maintained at parity with •old, and we favor all measures de- «bmed to maintain Inviolably the cbll- Cations of the United States and all our jnoney, whether coin OT paper, at the ftwent standard, the standard of the •waV enlightened nations of the earth." —Republican platform. • • "We demand the free and unlimited Coinage of both gold and sliver at the fcwent legal ratio of 16 to 1, without waiting for the aid or consent of any otber nation. We demand that the :«tand*rd silver dollar shall be a full -. -iteffftl tender, equally with gold, for all debts, public and private, and we far- j»r such legislation as will prevent the demonetization of any kind -of legal trader money by. private contract."— - Democratic platform. "We demand free, and unlimited , coinage of silver and 'gold at the pres- Mt legal ratio of 10 to l."-Popullst : »l»tforra, 1892. "We hold'to the use of both gold and silver as the standard money of tho eanntry, and to the cqlnage, of both fold and silver, without discriminating •gainst 'either metal or cnarge for mintage, but the dollar unit of coinage *f both metals inust be of eqnal Intrinsic and exchangeable value or be ad- lusted through International agreement or by such safeguards of legislation as shall. Insure the maintenance *f the parity of the two metals and the .•goal power of every dollar at all tlmca ID the markets and In payment of debt, , and Tn> demand that all paper "irrency •., 101111 be kept at par with and redeem-able in 'such coin. "iWH' MU8T;,,IN- «ST UPON THIS POLICY AS ES- JPBOIALLY NECESSARY FOB THE PBOTEOTION OP THE FABMBBS AND LABOBING JDI/ASSB8, THE riHST AND MOST DEFENSELESS ,VKTrrSfl£ OF UNSTABLE MONEY AND ' .-J^r, 1 . PLTJOTUATINO OUB- JlENOT.4Deniocratlc platform, 1892: In the face of the. open declarations of the leadens of the Democratic party, in IndliUMiilhat they cannot suiia»rt the Chicago i»l«*form,' Bryan newspapers «.ro k«ci>lng Hielr courage wp by statements that over In. the next county "•there >ls a townslilp Mint cout'nius a I'roe sUver lUfnulbTieau." Like tho Goodltajwl Bryan tfluib and flic- Wolltord conversion, tho.se stories •wee inal]i\v inyiths. There- may bo oc- lU'iiipc.s, as there are In every Ini't they are InrgcOgr from reasons. There il it-nil -chaJipes In the Grwlej n.nd- yot Greeley vrns defeated. Any careful AnvedtiJsator will 1 discover that the turning is all Soaund Honey. The. "argument and facts which -would turn.''tho.very leaders of Deanoerncy- in'the State in the very naitiwo of things would influence thousands nil along tihe. line, and the very.-fact that ttoese leaders are so Influenced is sufficient ID itseW to • convince every Democrat that.the Chicago platflown is dangerous in irs possibilities, foolish dn its impossi'billtles and ua-Democratlc throughout. The fact also that Democrats can' vote for McKinley aiid still vote for •the- most vital -proposition, to their par- tiy'-s tcneits makes It more puoibnlbte tlmt this will be done than that Ke- puMIcans will abandon the vJtwl party tone* they 'bmve been voting la favor of every eleedton since tcey became Republican voters. , , There is nothing in this Popocrat alalm. I't is a graveyard wMstle, intended 'to attract those .who "go with tho crowd." But with other conditions as they are It -will 'hardly mislead eyen the most careless observer. -^, .. . . Tine Bpwortlh.-.LwstfMJif. 1ihe]Brsk>.d M. E. chiurch -willl glv« A nM»*lieal this evcndnsr, .Oat; 2001.. Aa'iritsskm cents. The following Is the ]»rog!rnro: 'Piano Solo :.:UiaB Da •Cwnfflt Solo M. A. Harla Vocn.1. Solo., i'...: WIHBa nhuio Duot..... .SHIss Eleanor RoWuso: aiid Will GasMn. Guitar Soto...........Miss Augiio Ba Fiiiino Solo...........'.. :<MT. Morehai Tocnl Soito Prof. : Louiis Bichhor Cornet Solo.: :v:. ; .. ."i" ,;M PM.no Solo :...."• . 1 Xi . DOYiS -BAISB A POLE. ' Tire llopniMcidTis boys., UfOteen year old, made tho .McK-linley pole raising the 'home oif D..O. Justice a big siuwes •\wwst" C*Pll'JltV ' OVOHllHte 1 - J-'I^IO pOlOf Ol flSl .ithlrby-fl™ feflt.'in -height, was place to jvosllttiom '"rtUb 'imicto ceremony an 1 enithlTBlnsm. The address oif the da was mMde by Albert MUehweli aw o Bnoif. Jttc'hael.- lit : .wias henird wiitli.n '. teritlon and .called' forf111 irnichi ap pin use. ilr. W. J. Brjian sn.ld n.t Tmversc GEly, MBcJugan: . , "Now, my IMeimls, Ira. maroeaUiiiff free cotoaig* I do rtot matm to cljdim. that I aim infallible, but I do waat you to uflderscamcl that I believe -niliat I say, inrnd wlwn I toll yon tbalt in my Judgment, there can 'be noiprospeirilty 1m tlic couetry until Wwetatlisin Is restored to tibto American pewple, I am. telling you wtot'I beliero." . TMs Us Mr,' Bryam'8 airgonien-t. He fears to discuss figures or facts. He e1iaiidd«rs at the sifeM of «. frovanmrneiDt document, nnn.1 tos itJlie agrac when Ms- toTy is pdawekl 'before Mm: Any orator can travel and 1 hold up -hte dtvpes for pto ntoney, but unless toe garree some reaeonis more potent thflin ails wiid and wayward belitefs, 'for -adbivttog 1 a slilvea' statodard, dueaip mOEopietaillllsm ito this igreat toiid, hte can not fool even tire Popocnats up to the. day of election. '..''. •• IT IS NOT AT ALL PBOBABLE THAT THE NEXT HOUSE WILL HAVE A MAJOBITT EAVOBABLH TO THE FREE COINIAGB OP SIL- VEB AT A BATIO OF 10 TO 1. WHEN IT BECOMES A DEMON- STBATED FACT THAT THEBB IS NO DANGEB OF THIS OODNTBY ADOPTING THE SJL.VEB STAND- ABD IN CONDUCTING THE BUSINESS OF THE COUNTRY, PBOS.- BITY WILL GOME A<3AIN AND, WHIH LOWEB TAXES ON THE NEOBSSABIES OF LIFE, EVERY KIND OF BtTSdjNJBBS' WILL BOOM AGAJN.—Pharos editorial, March 12 1896. •'-: A.OHIDD'S i Josephine Macbtaltosh^' a .Mtle flv< year^oM tat, was ' Westshle with her nooji. Suddenly sUK broke, pip, ,,,.''0 count the McKtoley Detunes,' Uncle n.n<l let mo count the MaeBryao, .cos " fl<nik T can count that moiny .'!..,... ...-; ADDITIONAL LOCALS.' i ,' ' Waiter McBefth. was hero' Tester-da. om-'MoriOMlilo visittaig 'frtieniais.-- ' : Franfe Geiiger, of the -W«sftjld«, w* has bx^a ill wJtb typBold f«xer ; . Is^ ,-. ..-: • . . Mia8 MUnnte -Kltosick came ham yestoKlny froim iJMMana'pojl's' Ions rist't. ' . ... : . ;',,'•; Mr. aind Mrs. Kmimiet*; will entt«rtain tonight nt'[ eric'lbre, 'six teen frletmls. ••••''. • ..... P, A. Stafford, jitghtma-nat-Bufltoh' nestouraat, goes to btachMjaH^.todn •for a 8'hont visit. All lor«rs of -miusic slionW ;not fail t tear the Clara. Sdiumanti Ladies' or chesstra at tine. Baptist clmrcih Wcd'po day eivoniiinig, .Oct. 23. . - , Tlio Olara Sc'haMnin.Qn I^tlles'.ordhe? idra, comes under, tho auspices .of th Yourie Men's CKrtetian/. assoqiation Don't fall to hear ft. ..' , ... • The Clara Schannann.,Laa[es' tra comes very hligiMy recopmpndet Don't ffllil to tear i/fc .at. the. 'Biipt e-htrrcb Wednesday even'taig,.Oct 21. Tli'e Daughters of Pocahonitas. y an< Ifhelr gertUemeii' friends spont tost eret lag at diandlulg to the hail over the .Git izen's txink. A very enjoyable tlm •was had. :.•.-;',-,•;•.•. r:.-'ci i OhiorJee Ferguson says that lie wil race any Wcyclist to the city ft>r th;c cUalmpiioTiBihllp of the cllty for. the .sum of ^100 or less. The cliialleDge Is es tended to any member of ith'e.lEMyb.i^ildi Qydlliln-g elufo, the race to be from tti< eeratcii'. . ' : The funiei'al or tue .in.te Ja.cob Kemi •was' held yesterday 'morning 'at ( o'clock firora itihe ifaimlly resideiicb on the Bou'thsMie. Services were-conaniet- efl 'by the Her. E. L. Senmns'.' '•'• Untoif- lt TVUS had in l tiho Planik cemetery ia Wnshllngton itownship, ' Carroll .Mr. Bryan, was caught .neatly at Owosao, aiDchlgan. S-tandlu-g to evade estlone in his usual manjier, by as>k- log questions, he was greeted by silence. No appeals were successful in guttling a response, and Mr. Brjian .was fairly cornered. He dM not answer tie q-uestione, however. -Thils is the •way he. got out of It, He said: "W«D, If he Is not 'here to /tear the lanswers to 'Ws questions I wJ-ll wait uintli he attends «. rneetlng and tlveri, mswerMm." This -is a united couatiry, Ind-tvlflwil MC€»s cam come only i with gon^vnl success. The effort -to;, array ctoss against class Is an effcurt to persuade rery man to vote against lilmseif. The fnrmer is vitally Interested in good wages for the factory employe, for the factory employe roust buy the farmer's M-oduce. The 'factory employe, is intcr- ;stod to seeiiig the fa*nns.succeed, for KJ dopends.on them for, his food. Tho Popocraits now .admit over- ,-:hohnlnig losses in shop and factory, urtital'k 'bpastlnglliy of.iWhat the .farm- S WlH do. Just how" the'farmer is to >e beneftted : iby vottatg (to pay fifty- cent Collars .In wa'ges'to the mnu he ir^ust depend upon to buy his produce Iocs not appear, ' . The f airm-ar is toM ;thiat ho can better its condition t>y voting for rroe silver, •which Tvill create a panic according to Bryan. Just.-hoM", -does not a'ppear, as here is no dfiagram ^tlh' the statement.' '•• • : "- '' ' ' ' : - : •''''.•' It Is not complimentary to the faiTn-, r to be told by Popocrattic paipers that o Is depended upon-to carry a propo- itlon thiit Is condemned , by almost very business m'ah; and; wage--worker. BIDDY'S HALF HOLIDAY... Hmt Wonderful law Preiented Vefon the New Zealand Home, The New Zealand 'house of representatives has been doing some wonder,- ful things, and its latest achievement is a bill for a statutory half holiday for domestic servants, which has already received Ita Beeond reeding. ..According to this proposal, every mistress Is bound .to turn her servants out of her .house from three p. m. until. ten.-p. day In every .week. If the servant Is found employed at her ordinary work during tho statutory half holiday", the mistress will be liable to a penalty of S25."',lf 'the servants return tO'tociir homes for food during the time mentioned, the mistress must.wa.it on .them or be mulcted to the same tune,.bu,t,we take it, says the Westminster Gazette, that tho mistress has a legal'right'to refuse admittance.' The result -will be^ that a largo number of the servants' in the towi>, being country girls without friends, will be-driven to paradetEe rtreets for, these six hours of compuj- Bory holiday. The humorous completeness of .this proposal will, we arc afraid, be fatal to Its chances of becoming law. A prominent lady'politician has already avowed her preference for jev statutory half holiday .for overworked' mothers of large families who have rio oervonts. The husband will then be compelled to remain at home and mind his house in the absence of his wife, i Iniurance Against ItUoneu. , .. ! ' Insurance. B'goirost 0on«cmployiTien't is"'an accomplished fact in Cologne. AVorlcingnien who have resided two yca-rs' in that clity aiid are over 18 years of age can'join: the-socier-y. The dues' ore eix,cents per .week. If noemploy-' incnit can be procured for ft mcmberj during the dull. season, 50 cents per rlay is paid'to. him.if married, 38 cent* if Bing-le. The city has started a mmr- imty.fnnd for the society-with'. . to which ,$14,500 toOB been added „ subscriptions .aong employers. The to-, ciety hopes to enroll enough meinbeirs ;.to meet all liabilities likely to occur, j;, Strength and Sex In Royalty. . -.; ,j ;> . It "Is noted .that, tho .women, of .the. royal family of Europe are, on the arer^;. Bge, much stronger, mentally and-phyt-: loally," tiati the men. •"'•''', OPENING SALE OF UISITE UIMDERWEAR at the WHITE HOUSE, TODAY Everything from] a !50 cent Suit to the Finest Garment made. '•HBHr.iv T ••••• ' We solicit] an inspection. ...;/• n. GRACE & Co. Thle White House Clothiers and Furnishers 316 Market Street. Emp' ... .Faehious ia dog .ing ft radical ch. No Longer ies ore undergo- ige, . The formerly fannular Sport andl'Spot ond Bover»re AS completely a thimg of tlie past as a summer's straw ha$ or last year's comic •opera. Every dbg hafa its day, and theirs Is over. Their deported spirits roam the happy huntin* grounds and their • , - eaiithly. quarters ajre filled wiih a race | ^^ entitled "Tlie TJiIlosophy of Mystery," •vye read of a man who dreamed that he had enlisted as a soldier; tihat be hod joined his regiinent and, traveled to a foreign country; that he finally deserted on account of the harsh treatment he had reoeiTcd at the hands of of Bturdier _ Desponding, to . the Chicago T.mes- • * „ ,-, ' • i^ ^i • Bob Boy McGregor is the romantic 'titlo of a hond»ome Scotch collie, tho .pet of a dozen' children of the North side. Peter j Kelley, a fox terrior, roams the streets of the some locality, and Bum Punch and Gia Cocktail are two skyes frequenting the Lake Shore drive, whose intoxicating names ex•'plain their hatred of water. Irish appellations are in the ascend- ,ency. Patrick Jarsfield is a Chicago fox terrier, whose feminine owner enjoyed his superior oflleers; that ha had been apprehended amd carried back to his regiment; that upon, arriving there he watr tried by court-martial, condemned was led out for execu- moment the gfuns of the executianers exp:oded and the aound pwofce ^ artaiiuer -- It , Tas tieax ^ that a loud noise in airadjoroing room hadboth produce d the dream and awck- CJled the Aj . ea3]Mf a ; most SURE CURE FOR SHIPWRECK. What a Sunday School rupii yroold Do to . <*l«n t*» Ocean. A certain young woman on the North side teaches a class in a mission Sunday school. She- had a difficult tusk, says , the Chicago Times-Herald, imparting the story of, 'the Celtic hero's exploits ' scraps of .religious instruction to her as caroled' by Pluniett Greene. "Yirn ' young:, charges, and often amusing an- Yoolau" from the lips of an army girl , swers are unconsciously returned to calls on ugly Yorlcsiiire terrier to be questions which she asfcs. On one oc- dnly admired by diplomatic callers, ' casion she asked her pupils: Poddy familiarly and Paderewski on ' "What do the high priests do?" ' " ' iVnd received the reply: state occasions is the name of a hairy •specimen of appropriate amber hue who makes life a burden to passing cyclists on. Grand boulevard. ' Billy Sykes is the baptismal prerogative of a South side brindle bull, while his brother in Lake View sedately answers to Lord CbamJey.. .Chimmie Fa'dden is the ugliest bull in Chicago. SUICIDE OF A RATTLESNAKE. They burned insects before the people," by which the-youngster, of course, meant .incense. But one of the funniest experiences, which well shows the queer ideas which tbc children receive in their lessons, was given''when, after a discussion of shipwreck which followed a lesson three, or four weeks previously'on the .well-known Btory .of Jonah 1 : and the whale, she happened to ask: Uttlo Doubt of the Fact That They Kill . TbemMlref by Their Own Bltot. The question as to whether the rattlesnake's venom is poisonous to itself •has often been discussed, but if any , swa i] O w,» was the reply, 'satisfactory conclusion has ever been "" ajc • .•;."•. arrived at we are unaware of the fact, : says tbe St. Louis Bepublic. Dr. W. J. Bnrnettj formerly a member of the Boston Society of Natural History, says that there are good reasons' for'be- lieving that the action'of.the rattler's virulent poison is the saine upon all well «• "Suppose a big storm arbsAaiseaund it looked as though you were going to be drowned, what would you do?" 'I would throw a man overboard lor a An Indian'* Tlcket-of-Ixmve. When Young Chief, a 'prominent member of. the UtnmatUla tribe, in Oregon, goes away for his annual vacation, he is granted the freedom/of the state by the following rioti(fe;t^>vhom ; living things, vegetable as we «• animal. Other eminent naturalist missl<>n combat thl» theory and declare that the ""g country, idea of an .animal poison killing or injuring a vegetable in really preposterous. Burnett says: "It is even just as; fatal to tbe snake itself as to other animals." Then he relates the experience of one, Dr. Bearing. The doctor had a . wath var.ous other In- specimen 'of the prolific rattler which he kept alive in. a cage. One day he irritated- the reptile so as to study the effect of the anger thus provoked. The snake struck wildly about a few times and then buried its fangs in its own body. "Almost instantly, the experimenter says, the reptile rolled over and died. If this story is true, and we have no reason, to dou'bt the story, we see in it the. remarkable and unique pbysio- logiacl fact of o liuqid secreted from the blood which proves deadly when introduced into the very source from which it was derived. dians, to be away 60 days. He is a good,_ law-abiding man, and very friendly toward whites. If any of his crowd ore boisterous or violate aiiy.law, if reported to me, I will have the matter recti- lied. Any favor shown him/will be appreciated. He respects the..whitcs and " A MOUNTAIN PRIMA DONNA. Bne I« StIU Looking for an Engagement at «1,000 a Night. 'I was traveling through North. Georgia," said a drummer to a Wash- ngton .Star reporter. "I stopped all night at a cabin, where a young girl cept me awake by singing. Her voice did not have a particle; of mus.c in it, and' she had no id£a whatever of time or tune, but khe.made the loudest noise ! ever heard come from a human be.. '-.- . . .-, .• • . In tho morning my host said: : 'I seed in th' co.unty paper thet they >aid primmer donners .big wages.'•_.. " 'Yes', some of them- get $i,00o a' night: 1 . •/-. . ,.; .'Wool, so I heerd. Now, I'll make i't o.yo 1 . inturest to .tell howi.yo 1 go.'bout •ittih'.a jobjUt it. Yp' see.-iny darter ibs mo' voice than any one I ever seed. She's got tho.-bigges'.. kin'-o' crap o' •oict. We visited Atlamty, whar my jrother lives, nn''we went to hear'one o' hem primmer donncrs, on," sense then lag's.practiced'liMl.-she kin sing soslie rin bo heerd a; plumb mile f urder than het yollar-haired gal at th'.show.;-; A housan'.dollars a night! "XoVjes* git; ier'a job an" we'll sho'. be squar 'bout.. t'.' 1 ' •••:.'' -. "I am still looking for a job for her." Tlme'Occnpled by Dreanu. ; The .timri -occupied by adreamiis o-rte,; f ,1he .marvel's of sleep, .to the work asks that they respect him.'Jj "' A VERY_OLD TUB 1 ., , Banwn Bucket Th»t Date* Back Sixteen Hundred Yean. , My thoughts, when I was at the ruin* of Silchester recently, were that hundreds of antiquarians all over the country would have given gold to anyone who should have told them «f the great "find" that was there and'-.then to-be safely brought to hand, says a letter in .London. Truth. A friend and myself strolled over from Aldermaaton.tp view the ruins and as many of the "finds" as •werectill to be'seen. Mr. Davis, F. S. A., at present superintending the- operas tions, explained to us how/ivtien digging out an old well, he made the lucky discovery of a tunnel which conducted 1 him to an ancient gate, the existence of •which had not been before suspected. A windlass -had been fttted"up-over a well 18 feet deep, and men were digging out pailfuls of earth which, were being diligently hauled up.. For two weeks the work at this point had been going on, and within the last week it hod been discovered that this was an old Roman tub-well. The wood seemed.somewhat rotten, as might be expected after 1,600 years, .so that the raising of the tub' caused the grea-test anxiety.' The tub had been.. ingeniously,' fitted by Mr. Davis with two wooden shelves running all round it—one at the flip arid the other at the. bottom, both of whJ.eh \ served to protect it f toai'any strain during the preparation, for hoisting it, and al«o relieved the tub of its own weight during, the process of hoisting. After one unsuccessful attempt to bring it up, •during which a small portion of it wa» knocked off, it was triumphantly raised to light in a comparatively. perfect state of preservation. We expect that the tub -will shortly be on, view at the-. Beading museum, where there U already a beautiful collection of Silchei- ter relics. RED TURTLES. Tlifey Live and Brwcd In a Sprint Who** Temperature It a>tt Degree* That portion of southern or lower California called Hcll'a Half-Acre appears to be situated directly over a substratum of fire, which causes the mud and water to boil as if in a caldron, eays the St. Louis Bepublic. At one- place on the Half-Acre there are over 100 boiling springs and hot mud geysers- on a plat of ground that is not of greater extent than a common city square,. The chief spri-ng in this queer aggregation of boiling and spouting jets of mud and water is called the fountain: of the Boiled Turtles on. account ol its curious habit of occasionally ejecting- numbers of small red turtles. The temperature of this spring is 22G degrees, 14 degrees higher than tbe temperature required to boil water under ordinary atmospheric pressure. Notwithstanding the fact that the temperature is sufficient U> boil meat perfectly within a few minutes, the smalt- red turtles ..spoken of live and .breed there just-as the ordinary variety doea. in waters of common lakes, rivers and; other streams. .The spring is called the- fountain of Boiled Turtles because the queer, hard-shelled creature* of being: cooked perfectly done. FEW ARE FREE. •one Pet Fanelw or Borron of PromlnMt People of Both Hemliphere*. Most men are ashamed of their >u- perstitionB, because they hate to b» laughed at, .yet we. have known many, to make fun of the weaknesses of other* merely to keep their owa courage up, •By* the New York Pres». Nearly M Of the greatest met> In hJstory were the victims of « illly superstition. lt«rshal Saxe, who met and overthrew^ armlCB, fled at the sight of a cat. Pet«r the G rea t dared not crose o. bridge. Dr. Johnson would not enter any door or pOMage. with bis left foot first. Caenar wai thrown into convulsion* by the- •ound of -thunder. Queen Elizabeth: could not bear to hear the name of .Mary of Scotland mentioned. Thewordi "death," or its French equivalent, would so disconcert TaUeyrattd a» to unfit: him for all bvLncsi. If Ahare'croiMdi Montaigne's path he was miserable for; • month, imagining 1 all sorts of hot-: Ton. Voltaire, the fewless mocker*shook with alarm on hearing rook* oawinpr on his left. Ronwsenu looked) under his bed every night before retir-; ing. Lord Bryon. succunibed before the- weakest prejudice .nd'.wa* * victim, of all the petty supentitionaof hi» doy. Andrew Jackson cut off the tails ofi hii hounds and burled them under the- doorstep, believing- this to be a BV,r» means of keeping the pack from wan-: derfxgaway. Washington would make; A.wish and bow nine times to the new; moon. Garfield, wbo looked in a glas* all day, dared not come face to fae* with one in the dortt. We might go on-, and name hundreds of sbnilar case»^ Great and small, old and youag 1 , weafcj •nd strong*—all have their, cupertti- lion*. Bfochlno for Weighing Thought. A thought-weighing-, machine been invented by Prof. Mbsso, an Italian physiologist,.the rush of blood to- tho head turning tbe scale. The machine is so delicate'that it can measure the difference in the exertion needed to- read Greek from,that required' for- Highest of all in Leavening Strength.—Latest-U.S. Gov't Report. ABSOLUTELY PUBE

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