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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, September 4, 1896
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-^- v ^^f -^^- -^nr^^r^ 1 LA FLU I AN I We otler v ° u • i f hsftl kW I nil I REAJEDY Which ' llATIimft INSURES s«iety i MIITHrKX ol Life to Mother* ITIUinLllO} and Child. "MOTHERS' FRIEND" 1 Robs Confinement of Its Pain, Horror and Risk. My -wife used "MOTHERS' FRIEND" be- ( ' foro birth of her th'St child, she did not suffer from ClUHl'Sor PAINS—n-as quickly I rellovod ut tho critical hour suffering but , little—sho had no pains afterward and her recovery was rapid. E. E. JOHNSTON, Eufaula, Ala. .Sent by Mall or Express, on receipt of i prlct, »1.00 por bottle. Book "To Moth- I era "mailed Free. BRADFIEID ItKfil'UTOB CO., Atluitt, C«. ' SOLD BY ALT, DRVQOIBTB, TIME TABLES. GENERAL SPINNER'S 'WARNING. fDmlly except Sunday. Lrfwve Arrive. , «nd Col....12:50 am "2:45 am rhlladelphla 4 N. T.."12:60 » m • 2:46 a m Richmond & Clntl....'1:00 a m »2:20am Ind'pls * Louisville..«12:4Sam -2:30am Effner & Pcotla • 3:05am 'J2:30ain Crown Point & Chi.."2:65am "12:40am Richmond & Clntl..t 5:45 a m tU:20pm Crown Point & Chi.,t 6:00am t7:!»Pm Montlc«llo & Eflner t 8:00 n m t I'd 5 P m Bradford * Col t7:50am t4:15pm Effner local freight..t S:30 am t2:15pm Ind'pls & Loul«vllla..« 2:00pm *l:30pm Richmond and Clntl..' 2:10 p m • 1:20 p m Bradford and Col...." 2:05 p m "l:10pm Phlla & Kew York....* 2:05 p m • 1:10 p m Monticello & E£tnoi-..t 2:20 p m t7:45am Chlcatro "l:36pm "l:55pm Chi ft Intermediate.." 4:38 pm "12:30 pm Kokomo & Rich t 2:30 p m t.'-i:00 a m Bradford ft Col t4:30pm t!2:20pm J. A. McCULLOUGH, Agent. Logansport. The Danger In Free Silver Pictured by the Late "War Treasurer" of the United States. General Francis E. Spinner, late treasurer of the United States, in, a signed article opposing an increased coinage of silver—tho very last product of his pen and published shortly before his death—warned the people of the United States against tho very condition that now confronts them, and predicted a most disastrous financial panic in the event of tho free coinage of silver. Eo closed his argument with these words, and they possess at this time almost tho force of a propheBy f nlfillod as well as n peculiar interest: I nm nearly 88 year, old, and for more than half a century have watched and taken an Intercut In the monetary nail commercial afliilr* of our conntry. I have no Intercut of friends or self to subserve, lam -tau.him confrontlug ail opca grave, and eipoot soon to .lok Into one. I lovo my country urently, and I lovo It, people more. The prosperity of our country ami tlie happiness of It. people that now are, and of the generations thtit are to follow, are the subjects of solid- tnde aoar.it my heart. I cannot bear to sink Into that (fravo without giving thin my last note of warning. If the country would avoid a grant calamity, let It restore gold to bo the solo standard of volum and tho consequent measure of all transferable commodities. Fortify the United State, treasury with (told coin, gradually replace Hie warehouse silver certificates with treasury notes of all denominations, from a 5 cent to a »1,000 uote, based upon and redeemable from the gold on deposit lu the treasury. Issue low interest-bearing Interchangeable currency bonds. This currency would not only have the gold In the treasury, but nil tb»t 04,000.000 people poiwom, as a RUarantco for UD redemption. Such an ar. runKcmcnt of tho currency would comttttute tho treasury of the United States Into a unfo Insurance oinco against commercial revulsions and monetary panics. On the other hand, an Illy constituted and depreciated circulation medium, a dual standard of values, a redundant, intlnted currency bu««l on a greatly depreciated silver coin, such iw tlie silver cranks dculre, are tlio she-wolves that will breed and litter want of Tonndcnoo, distrust, fears, failures and panics upon our country, and disaster and ruin upon our people. The monetary course now being pursued Is as sure to bring disaster ns ofleot follows cause, iet the people bo warnad of the danger tliat Is before them. ^ I VW»'Wi*^> . i CONVICT LABOB. Statistics and General Information Regarding the Saine. WEST BOUND. 5 JLoca' FrelKlit. accora dally ex Snn.,.,12£U p m 3 St. JLoals limited dally, 'old no 13' 11)31 p m 1 Fast Mall dally, 'old DO 47' „ 8.-J7 pm 7 Kansna City express dally 'old no 4V... 8 J3 p m 5 ?ac express dally ex Sun 'Old no *5'...10;19 n m [to. EAST BOUND. 2 N, Ti, ft Boston Urn d dally 'old no 42.. 2:41 a m 6 Fast mall dally. 'oldno4« U:48 a m 4 Atlantic Llm daily ex Sun 'old no 44.. 4 :S2 p m 74 Local frt, iccom. didlyexSon 12 50 p m EEL RIVER DIVISION. WEST BOUND. No 86 arrive 10:30 a m No37arrive 235 p m x EAST BODND. NoSfl leave ;. J0:45 a m No 34 leave 3:30 p m : THE TBUE AND THE FALSB. An Amorioan silver dollar, the dollar the Republican platform will perpetuate, now practically buys two Mexican dollars, tho kind the Democratic platform socks to mint and circulate. Tho Bepublicnn dollar lins thus double the purchasing power. Tho Mexican dollar, the Democratic idea of <i silver standard, now pays labor in its'domain less than one-third tho wages paid under the fltaudard of tho Republican dollar. Choagp tho conditions—Mexicanizo our mints and silver—and you debase our dollar and at the same time make a igreator reduction in the parity and prices of labor. Tho free coinage dol- jlars aro commercial dollars, fluctuating who will vote to stamp 50 cents worm of silver as $1 and Mexicauize not only our finance but onr individual conditions. Freo silver is tho antithesis of German tradition and German honor in finance, and will have no more effect in alluring the Gorman vote than would a broadside of snowballs in piercing on armada: VAN DAL) A LIN*. XKAINS LEAVE LOGANSPORT, IND. FOR THE NORTH. No 6 forSt Joseph, dull? ex Snndny....10:31 am Wo Jt f or St Joseph, dallr ex Sundiiy 6:15 » in »o 20 lorSt Josepti, ex Sun t:2S p ro No 10 10 St Josepn Sunclaj only 7:00 a ro No 8 ex Sunday for Soutn Bend 8 35 p m No 8 lias through parlor car, Indianapolis to South Bend via Collax. No m has through sleepem,StLonl3 to Macki caw, FOR THE SOUTH No 33 lor Terre Haute dally ex Sun 7,13 a m No 11 lor Terr* Haute dallj ex Sun 2:56 p m No 21 Oallr ex Sundir 11:40 a m No 18 ban tbrouKb pallor car;- South Bend to Indlaoapollg yla tollax. No 21 bas throngb Sleeper, Mackinaw to St. Louis, • Arrives No IS dally except Bandar - 925 p m No 17 Sunday only... 1020 p m Tor complete time cart), glvlnr all trains mnd •tmtlona, and for fun Information M to rate*, through car*, etc.. nddr«M - • J. CVKPdBWORTH,;. Agent. Legoiuport, Jnd. Or, a. A. - Ford,, Qenerml FaMinger Agent, fit Louli, Mo. A SHORT JOURNEY • . TO . •'•.' CALIFORNIA IN FIRST CLASS STYLE The Southern Pacific Co. ••SUNSET LIMITED" TRAIN. Over tho Sunset Route—New Orlearu to Los Angeles and Son Francisco. Waa discontinued April l€tb. Tbe npeclor accommodations given tte gnat number of patrons of the above train during the past tourist season, .warrants tho announcement of plans ter next season of'finer service with equipment superior to anything yet kiown In transcontinental traffic. Look for early re-Inauguration of "BDNSET LIMITED" thl» fall. For Home Seekers. The Southern ' Pacific Co. "Suniet Rente" In connection with tno "Queen and Crescent Route" are running tbe only line of through tourist Pullman Bleeper* leaving Cincinnati every Thursday evening for Los Angeles and IAD Francisco. • • These excursions are sfteclally coii- ducted, and tbe object Is to enable tnotu nrho do not care to buy the flrat-clasi round trip or one way tickets, to enjoy • comfortable ride with sleeping car privileges and no change of cars at the »«ry low second-class rate. 'For further Information, address- Vi. H. CONNOR, Commercial Agt 8. P. ••„ Cincinnati, O. W. G. NEIMYEE, G. AV. Agt. S. P •«., Chicago, III. 8. P. MORSE. G. P. & T. Agt. S. P •o., New Orleans, L«. 'with the shuttlecock values of bullion, whilo tho Republican dollars are ever iand always 100-cent dollars because maintained by the world's standard of gold. The free coinage countries that [Democracy would have us line up with are China, Japan and Mexico, where the workingman is a serf and always a tenant. Labor is dependent upon capital for employment. -Business fills its arteries from 'the coffers of capital: Enterprise gets its inspiration from the comradeship of capital.- Capital is tho oxygon of commercial and industrial iife, but the mainspring of-its energy is confidence. The success -of- Democracy and free coinage will produce such a paralysis of confidence that capital will not flow into the channels of industrial investment, and a condition of diatroso and business demoralization is as certain to follow as does death when, the heart ceases to boat, and the sufferers will be those who depend upon daily employment for daily bread; WHEN M'KINLEY IS .ELECTED. With the election of McKinley and a Republican congress will come the reenactment of reciprocity 1 and an Increase of duties sufficient, at lea^t, to meet'tho expenses of the government. Reciprocity guarantees enlarged mar- *eta for the surplus products of every •farm In Indiana. The revival of confidence consequent upon tbe ability of Uncle Sam to'pay his way as 'he goes, without selling bonds to make Saturday night reach over until Monday morn- Jflg, will energize every ^industrial enterprise in the land, give back to labor its profitable payroll, and thus increase the Consumption of the staples of life, now •o low because of the enforced idleness 'of unemployed worldngraen. The home •market is dependent upon the prosperity 'of home industries. Idle men means Wpty cupboards. Onr foreign market jfor farmers depend largely on reciprocity. Under Harrison we were adding to our list of consumers by a reciprocity of commercial favors. Under Cleveland 'and his free trade lunacy, reciprocity was blacklisted and these new customers forced into other, markets. ' The homo markets and the foreign markets iare what bring prosperity to the farmer, and this is the McKinley mission of Republicanism. THE flEKMAN PHAEAJVX Had the McKinley tariff not been repealed, our national income would have paid all of Uncle Sana's expenses without tho necessity of issuing bonds in times of pence. Reciprocity was opening profitable markets for our grain and stock, and ere this every surplus prod- not of the farm would have been in demand from tho countries beyond the seas. But Democratic free trade abrogated reciprocity and reduced our revenues. '. Markets lowered prices, because abrogated reciprocity cut off the Mo- Kinley demand. The treasury borrowed money to pay expenses because tho repeal of tho McKinley bill beggared revenues, and so the disaster was a double- under, placing its heavy hand on the producers and filching with its skeleton fingers infinitely more money for current expenses than the free trade policy produced. The free trade lunacy of Cleveland's administration has cost this country, directly and indirectly, more money than did the suppression of the rebellion.' It was a popular measure before the people in 1892. Disastrous as has been its practical application, it does not compare with the ruin that will, come with a change of our financial policy to the wild-cat level of a free mintage of silver. Just now the Indianapolis Sentinel is 'busy with search warrants hunting up the deserters from tho Republican party, the camp changers • who in every national campaign give exhibitions of political gymnastics. In the list from Marion, for instance, Populists, Prohibitionists and assistant Democrats of years standing were paraded in Indian ' file as Republican old-timers fleeing in their wrath from the sound money platform of -the g. o, p. to the Mexicanized financial heresies of the Siamesed Detno- cratio-Populist -combination. In the collaboration of 30 or more names,- not three.of them were Republicans who heretofore have been such 805 days in any one year. And' so in the other counties that the-double leaded paragraphs have .proclaimed oa the commencement of the.ground swell. The disappointments growing out of political conventions, and the unrewarded services ,of local statesmen whose politics ore intimately connected with a desired pull, are tbe basis of more changes'.to the Bryan column than, any convictions of the beneficence of free silver. The beating of toms-toms and the hurrah tactics of .claiming the earth is calculated to catch those who are ever on the .mountaintops looking for green postures and the softness of a public snap. The every-day-in-the-year .'Republican / is more than ever in business at tho old stand this campaign, , : . . Bulletin IflflnoU bj ConimtKstoncr of Labor Carroll n. Wrlfflit — >inmb«r Confined In 1'emil Inatlt.utlonH In 1800 Win 04,2-14, Commissioner of Lnbr>r Carroll D. Wright has just issued ;i bulletin which contains some interesting siiuist.ics and general inforruat.iou about, oonvi<:t labor in thft- United States, The total number of convicts in ponal institutions in the various states in 3885 v^as 43,837. In 1895 tbe number rose to 54,244. Of tbe number imprisoned JD 18S. r i, 1,907 were females. Tho number of females imprisoned in 1S95 was ],098, nn increase of only 2.1. In 1SD5 the number engaged In productive liibor was 30,553, 73.7 per etnt. of the total number, ivhile iu 1803 the number engaged in produo.t-ive labor was 38,415, or 70,8 per ci'nt. There wns also a decrease in tha proportion of those cnpr.ged in prison duties; in 1S35 the total was S.391, or 20 per cent-., while in 1805 there were 8,804, K>.2 per cent. In 1SS5 the number idla mnl si(-k ivng 2.C3S, or 0.3 per cent.; in TOT:;. 7.025. 13 percsnt. An incrpn.se in the nrnount of work done in pcnnl institutions during 1 1895 occurred in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland. Jfassnchusetts, Hm- nesotn, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Rhode Islnnd, Son Hi Carolina, Texns, Vermont, Virginia, Washing-ton mid ^Visconjiin. Arizona-, Arkansas, Cnl- iforni;i, Colorado, Geornfin, Illinois, Indiana Towa, Kentucky, Louisiana', ]\fainQ, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Xcvada. New Jersey. Now York, North Carolina, Ohio, Orejron. Pennsylvania, South Dakota. Tenncs-soe and West Virginia.. The totnl value of frooJs produced or work done in (.he Dnited States for the various Rt.nt.cs nnd territories in all the state prisons r.nd'penitcntinrios for 1893 was S10.0-12.472, In 1335 th<; totnl wajjcs pai<1 by contractors and lessees for the Jabor oi convicts, from which resulted a product of tlie value of S2S.7a3.999. was only $3.512,970. .or $1 of convict la.bor wages to $8.19 of finished product of convict labor. At tlie present time, in all probability, the total value of the labor expended by the convicts in the state penitentiaries an-d prisons of tJie country does not exceed ?2,500,000. Brazilian Balm THE GREiT SOOTH AMERICM BALSBII RADICALLY CURfS CATARRH! tx V.. tiltt. It clears the head of foul mucous; heals the ,jores and ulcers of the head and throat; sweetens the breath, wid perfsctly restores the senses of the taste, smell ana hearing. Stops' headache and dropping into the throat. Also destroys the germ which cause* HAY FEVER, making a perfect cure in a few days. Xevttr fails ! No fatal case of,\ GRIPPE ever know* where ^r^zilian Bat 's faithfully !isedU Ix Idestroi "he grippe gene andquickly remove* ir bad effect. 4-1 B LE in ASTHMA, CROUP. BROW« PX.BURISY, PNEUMONIA, DYSPEPSIA. msit, TYPHOID and SCABUS* MRA.SLES, and any disease whera nfiammation, Fever or Congestion, Greatest relief in Consumption evex diA« covered. _____________ ures a Fresh Cold in one day. stop* KACBH in 2 minotea. Stop} ringing In tfie head and relievos deafness. As an Injection Invaluable In leraale troubles, for outward use beals Cuts, Sores and Burns like maslc. Pf*. vents lock-Jaw Irom wounds. QUICK CURE FOR CONSTIPATION AND PILES. Its Healing Power Is Almost Miraculous, The Best Family Medicine In Existence, 50 Cent Bottle contains 100 Doses, or Two Weeks Treatment for Catarrh, 9I.OO BCTTLE EQUALS THRCB SOc, BOITUFS. HOME TESTIMONIALS: "Brazilian Bata trnrea me of inveterate catcrrh which I had for over ao yearl, Jt is the most wonderful triumph of medical science." — Ccn.J. Parke Postles. "K •• croup, cold and theworst form of gripp we have fourf B-'azilian B;.lm invaluable.* —Jno. IP. S. Eoothe, D. D., Pastor Del. Ave. Bap. Ch. "Mrs Lore has used tha Brazilian Balm and thinks it did her much good," — Hon. C7ias. B, Lore, Chief Jus, of Del. "O^e bottle of Brazilian Balm cured a friend of mine of hay fever." — Thos. M, Culbtft* "1 was very deaf fc/r 10 years from catarrh. Brazilian Baim applied warm in lay cars every day soon restored my hearing."— Mrs. John Scotlen, CiiKter, Pa. "It is'the best thing for dyspepsia I ever sawtned."— -Judge Edward Woollen. "I was worn almost to the grave wita a racking cough that all the remedies and the doctors failed to relieve. It was cured with one bottle of Brazilian Balm. It snalj be my doctor through life."— Mrs. J. Galloway, Pottstown, Pa. ".T was fearfull; crippled i:p with rhcuniatisci, could not get iny hand to iny head. I took ten jo> cent bottles of Brazilian Balm in six months. Am now entirely cisre'1 r.nd as nimble as I was at forty." — A--tson Eiirr-M, aged Sj. A lady hi Cincinnati vas W afflicted with asthma that during the winter for seventeen years she was unable U sleep lying down, was entirely and penuac-sntly <~ared with Brazilian Balm. B. F. JACKSON & CC., Cleveland, .0, TO DIVE FOR TREASURE. Sunken Wealth In a Vessel VFr«eked Of Long Island to Be Sought For, Veteran Diver Capt. P. K. Sharp, in charge of a party of experienced wreckers, left New York the other evening on the Merritt wrecking schooner, Edwin Post, for Jones' inlet, on the Long Island shore. The object of the expedition is to locate the wreck of the American baric Mexico, which sank off the inlet CO years ago, and to recover some of the wealth which went flown with the vessel. The Mexico left an English port, bound for New York, in 1836, She carried as passengers a wealthy English family named Cooper and wealthy relatives and friends to the number of SO, The intending colonists had converted their property in ling-land into money, which they carried in canvas bags on board-the ship. K.ich of ithetn had also cash in belts about their -waists. The women had jewels. Off Jones' inlet a gale drove the Mexico onto the shoals. The little craft capsized and finally slipped into deep water. The captain, cook, four sailors and two passengers were the only survivors. The bulk of the wealth, estimated at $500,000, went down with the bark. In, the vessel's cargo there was also a large amount of sheet copper,. Jv T o successful effort, it is said,'has ever been made to locate this wreck! Tho Edwin Post la supplied witi the most approved wrecking apparatus, and as the Mexico was built of ash, Capt. Sharp hopes to find the bnrk in a fair state of preservation. For sale by the following drugelste: B. F. Kcesling, general agent; Bel Fisher, Johnson Bros., W. H. Brlugburst, G. W. Hoffman, D. B. Pryor, Q. A, Means, H. D. Hattery and A. R. Klsder. tN THE WORLP Por Hooping tt>« System In a Healthy Condition. CURBS HMdaoCI '» CURES Constipation, Act* on thu Uv«r and Kldnay*. Purlfl«« tfcu Blood, Dispels Cold* and Pavers. Beautlfla* the Complexion an* to Ptoaatng and Rafrmhlna t» the T«*t» SOLO mr ALL DnuGOtsr*. JHTA »lcely lllnMrat«l eltMj-V**t Uncut* Sttty Book »!«• to mty fftctamtt *• of LlocolB TML Price :Bc. Axk jwar dr«rslw-*r Loaoil* T«* C^. Tort W» T «* BA FIRE ISLAND LIGHT. ¥ho HM£-Kao«rn lieBona on tbe Coast of America. Fire islaad lig-ht i« perhaps the bcst- known beacon to the mariner and traveler on. the AtQan.tic coast of America. It is situated on.Fire island—along 1 low bar of beach sand on the south coast of Long inland, about 45 miles eastward from New York—and is usually the first thing in America sighted by vessels coming hjtherwaord from European ports. Its welcome gleam can be seen from the masthead of an incoming vessel nearly 40 mile* out at sea, and from the hurricane deck of a steamer fully SO miles off the coast. What a eig-nai of joy, says the II- lu»tr»ted American, its bright star of GALLANT ELEPHANT TOM. M»t •ting* of laMeta, For the (ting* ofb**i, wupt tnd hot* tnU b«th« quickly with Brazilian Balm. It kill* the poison and ttopi the pain in* •' The German character is ever and always strong, sturdy and stalwart. The principle of frugality reaches from the Sutherland to wherever the sun may shine on one of tho Teuton race. Being thrifty, economical and careful, always Intent on proyidiue not only for the present, but for the future of his family,. the German ia conservative and builds an a rock rather than the shifting sands. This is one reason why the German sol-. dier is every inch an engine of war and why Wilhelm has an empire invincible. When the greenback ciaze swopt over, tho 'country the German voters were a •olid phalanx against; the demagogic dispensation of flat! They saved Ohio from the repndiationists of that age. And,'so in this campaign, of the 60,000 German voters in .Indiana, an umbrella Will shelter those in any one'Community 'inncoln's -advocacy of tho protective .tariff was. condensed into one unanswerable, paragraph. He said: "If I'buy 1,000 tone >pf steel raili in England, I get- the rails and England. • gets • my money. If; by an industrial policy I can. buy : the steel • rails -in-America, America has both thie rails and • .the money." This is the Bepublioan policy.. With it we •will not have to send our provisions to Europe to find employed labor to consume them. . ..,.-. Private Joe Cheadle'in changing his politics could not erase some of .his fa-, milior.snyings that .linger in.'the mem: ories of the old mossbacks of his new district." They 'propose to. even np, for while he "spent four years'of his young, manhood in shob.ting at Democrats," they will be busy the next 60 days .using him for a : target on election day. Let us all hope they may each hit the •bull's- eye and lay oat the renegade for time' He Turn* n Hone Pipe Upon Ills • ' Dnchesi In the Zoo. . Ducbess, the ponderous elephant o the Central park menagerie in New York city, 'was very kindly treated t> a Khower bath by her mate, Tom, th other afternoon. Keeper Snyder has daily turned the bose ou Tom.and Duch ess d-u-ring- the hot weather. Botl seemed to like it very much. The coole weather was, deemed a sufficient means of lowering 1 the temperature of th' beasts, and Snyder did not think Jtnec essary to.ffive them a'shower. The ele phants were allowed to graze in their little postnre back of the cage. Snyder -was engaged in watering the grass of the pasture, when, Tom, perhaps solicitous about the health of his amiable mate, snatched the host from the keeper's hand <ind directed the stream on the head of Duchess.- The. lattei raised her' huge trunk and gave vent to a deafening snort of-pleasure. Seeing- that she-appreciated the bath, Tom continued to let the water pour on her, until the keeper, by numerous prods of his hook, recaptured the hose. CANAL ON MARS IS DOUBLE. Tl •Important 1 AstronomicnJ, Dlecovery • Ma<!« by Pcrclval Lowell. Percivai Lowell announces fronrFIag^ Etaff, A. T.,. that with his new 24-inch telescope he has been able to sec that the Martian canal, Ganges, is double. The Lowell observatory will be established near the City of Mexico to observe the opposition of Mars during the winter, but in the meantime it has been temporarily''located at Flagstaff. . A Romance Kepoated. . The romance of .Victor Hugo's "The 'Man Who Laug-hs" has just been repeated at Margate, where a man with a.ter- •riblydisflgrured.face was married to » wornan. Lig-hthouse by the Sea,"" and "Bright Star of Hope," may well have bad JTira island light in mjn<3 when h* penned' Uie lines. CHILD'S STRANGE FREAK. She EaU Iron Ore and prefen It to Cak« or C'ftudy... The strang« case of the little daugh», ter of James Gardner, of Bessemer,' Mich., continues to attract the atten-! tion of the medical fraternity. Mr.| Gardner, who is a miner, lives near, the mine where he is employed. Th» child has developed an uncontrollable, appetite for iron ore, which sh» eat* with relish, and in spite of her peculiar diet is apparently healthy, strong and bright. The child is now about two years of age and has been addicted to the habit ever since she could creep. Shoj eats particles of ore which she gather* with her baby fingers from the ground. When the child has been kept away; from tbe wine she has boon known to' scrape the ore from her father's boots,' devouring the ferruginous food with' FIRE ISLAND LIGHT. light piercing the darkness has been to millions of wearied immigrants anxiously watching- for the first sig-ht of their expected Canaan, their promised land, where the old world oppressions, the heartburnings and hunger and toil of tho monarchical regime would give place to a new life in the land of freedom! How they have hailed its radiance as the emblem of their new start! rays, flashing 1 in one. glad streak ipon the waters far out to sea, hav« been watched with delight by Americans returning from abroad, who inve greeted it with the exultant song of: 'This Is My Own, My Native Land:" Vhat a boon it has been also to the torm-tossed mariner seeking a safe laven. from the storm.'. Again, what comfort has filled the 'learts of those waiting and hoping gainst hope, perchance, tor friends on ong-overdiifr vessels when the tele-- graph sped the tidings: "The.stentncr ;ity of —^ passed' Fire island light, !n- ord bound, a.t — p. m. All safe on SHE LIVES ON AN IRON ORE DIET.' singular r&lish. The family have tried,' many plans to break the habit, but as yet witbout'avail. They have tried thC | experiment of mixing all kinds of ot>- noxious drugs with the- ore. but be-: vond making a wry face tlic decoctiom Is devoured with gusto. The family,' have now adopted stringent methods; to break the child of the habit and sliO| is never allKved to get out of s-ig-ht forj a moment,jfMr. Gardner is very much; annoyed at his child's novel habit, whilo! noted physicians have been unable to 1 break the little one's mania. ; Invitation! co ^mne»c rcut*. The Chinese send three invitations to the guests that they <}esire to BCB at their great feast. The first is dispatched two days before the feast, the cond on the day itself, in order to those they have invijed of tfceiir engagement, and the third just-before the hour has arrived, *o as to show how. Impatient they nre to neo t.liclr ftienda arrive. :'..••. -. . ,.•"'•'• • • • '

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