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I AKlJMA., :
tSucar comDanv with $500,000
c&pital has been organized at Phoenix.
The CVf Creek onyx mines have
been bought by New Yorkers, who
will work them. .. - .
Henry Holland has been found dead
in Josephine canyon, Pima county,
lBurdereH for his money.
The Wellington coal mines are in
fall operation again. .
a? . SEVADA.
Six Mutes are taking the regular
etjurse at a Carson business college.
I pjij- i OREGON.
t Work has begun on the Astoria and
-iW. T3iiekett committed suicide at
PorUaad. March 25 because he had
been,disohargedTrom the position of
foreman of the car "cleaning depart-.ment-of
the Southern Pacific. ..
VA fl-ale.' harkeeDer for
jr i-CXonr &-Kater at Ogden, ran away
fS. ith tSOO.'aipd a saloonkeeper at Lay
JS': n warbbbed of $200.
; 5 - At Ogden March 25 a thief threw a
fSSbriek thrbugh the window of a jew
: Jelry store and, reaching in, grabbed
I tray of watches and ran. Mrs.
-- Gold water, who was in charge of the
--- . store, seised ther . brick and threw.it
back at the. fellow, knocking two of
the watches' off the tray- as he ran.
1" He escaped with therest. -- .
V-vr . . .;Mmusi?. '-.-
PatrriiVk.Tlnvlrnn murdered UTIke
-;. VAh.&fe'Boik- Point, Mom., a few
I year ajfo. and whose recerd as -a
f j .tOTgU onllteopper Mississippi for
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' VilLr k .t.w ,J a .-n-.- J. . INioh
t, P, at his ranoti near Big Muddy.. : -
' Whatcom County voted not to bond
:V for 9400,009 ior road purposes..,
iyrWt-.;aliev killed E. G. Gibson in
Aatfelope yajley March 20. .
i NlekJFropert committed suicide
shooting; himself near Dayton.
Two brothers named Zabjynack
J- f murdered their partner, Tenick, with
- Vrtttb-at.Ahena and escaped. . -i
Joha-S. Qpfley, a gambler,-killed
; ' atCoulee City and came near being
f 'whom-he missed. .-" .'
Afi"expre3 box ya3 robbed of $2500
Tacoroa the seond week in March.
ip. vuu i tmi ij 1 1 1 meA onnern ra
CT eiaegBnt, and W. D. Stewart,
y casnver, were arrested.
K JUoyd bunted up CJeorge
'. citv marshal of Oakesdale.
him. Lloyd fired nine shots
t nobody but the marshal put
uiiets in him and he died.
has been began on the tele
ne from Centxalia to Mineral
forest is so dense that
gns will be used to keep
on ine line surveyed.
ble of Seattle had great
marksmanship of Police
tfliarcK. A wacef waamade
that Barck could knock the ashes
from a cigar with a bullet at thirty
paces. Barck fired and the bullet
passed through Xoble's' nose, -i The
cigar was not harmed. ;
CALIFORNIA. ' ''
Stages are running through to the
- Tosemite valley.
An attempt will be made to unseat
xne now-over senators and bave new
mei elected under the new apportion
The supreme court decides that
faro, monte, roulette, etc., are illegal
imes wnether tbey are banking
The Southern Calnornia Sunday
school convention adopted resolutions
against the opening of the world's
fair on Sundays.
Two brothers named Crocker, ar
rested for fourteen forgeries -at Los
Angeles, are wanted all over the state
for similar offenses.
Ex-Governor Booth came home
m the east to die of cancer at Sac
ramento. The cancer is attributed tc
the excessive use of cigars.
' John Baer, who was being taken
from Ukiah to- the -Agnews insane
asylum, jumped from a moving car at
Alviso, ran into the water and
drowned himself March 25.' .
George B. Fox, son of Charles K.
Fox of Oakland, tried some trick with
a pistol -which he thought' was un
loaded at Lathrop March 26 and got
a serious wound over the liver.
.--fto 'Prohibition state 'convention
'wfH Tnp Kt Fresno Mav .33. The
vaeisof 3peseutatioR' is two dele-
h-at-iarge irom eacn couniv, and
i m: delegate foreach twenty votes
at lor UidweUlor governor. AJele-
"-TJe ellgibTe regardless of
'. ';miiud4I'utboilU( in Sweden are
in V)or of ; giving ladies facilities to be
, eomersJpdUieeaiies and bave recommended
' . 'ftha 6ortrnaieirt to introduce the requisite
regiibUuDS. Itt theirbpinion ladies should
hare the same right ' as men in this re
spect; they should be admitted to the
- same classes and the same examinations.
. Some interesting information as to the
" position of ladies in connection with the
apothecaries' profession in various' coun
tries has been collected in order to" guide
the " Swedish authorities. In Norway
womeri have' for the last six years been
entitled to study pharmacy and to manage
and own dispensaries subject to certain
conditions. About ten women are at pres
ent employed as apothecaries, either as
assistants or pupils, but no one has so far
gone in for the final examination.
In Denmark, only two women have, In
the course of many years, gone in for phar
macy, and neither of them have passed the
final examination. In Finland there are
seven female apothecaries. . None of them
-lj i hat panned the final examination, and
'mine 1884 no lady has applied for admission
Vr'th profession. In Bussia. ladies have.
a- J -sjinthe commencement of last year, been
eaand to become apothecaries, and nine,
'' having already completed the requisite
'y-w Mjpejatory studies at Zurich, have
availed themselves of the right to pass
'th Buseian examination. The owners of
dispensaries appear,.however, to be averse
to receiving sue a uuues as students, ana
so far none of them has succeeded in gain
ing admission to any establishment in St
Petersburg, The Queen.
. The Bootblack's "Partner." '
A good one is told on Mose, the colored
bootblack of the County Court House. He
Invariably carries with him a little yellow
' dog, and in conversation with some of the
officials the other day was asked why he
. iUd not "part with the company of so com
' moo a brute. . Mose was quick with his an
swtr: "I would not part with that dog,"
- said he, "for all the world. You see, the
and mvsoli enter into partnership as
soon as the warm weather comes. Each
morning before .Jeavlug Pleasant Bidge,
-1 jglve him a little sirup, and he takes good
care of it. As soon as I get through with
a customer I give the dog a wink, and you
ought to see how slyly he manages to get
around those mirrored shoes and licks oft
the blacking in a few streaks. Of course I
get another ahineand my business doubles
' right along. No, sir; that dog is worth
(100 each season to me." -Cincinnati En
uirer. ' '' ' ' t
There is a good deal of talk about the
possibility of making dresses fireproof.
It is claimed that to steep the most deli
eats fabric in a solution of borax will not
- hurt it, while it will make it absolutely
non-inflammable. -. As borax is very cheap
and easily obtained, it might be the part
of common sense and prudence for women
to experiment a little with children's wash
dresses this Summer. Put a pound of
borax in a gallon of water and try.
AT EARLY MORNING.
BUent, the black wlng'd night goes flitting br .
In gloomy haste, as o'er the eastern sky
Dawn draws a tinted Tell of crimson dye. '
The first quick pulse of lite now throbs along.
As from the distant wood, with accent strong.
Some drowsy warbler pours a tender song.
The murmurous brook goes dancing forth 1b
And on the air up from the clover'd lea.
There comes the faintest hum of some wild bee.
The owl. who In his dark, secluded reign
Put forth his loudest notes In solemn train.
Hath gently hush'd his deep, sepulchral strain 1
Bright walks the morning in the path of night;
And now her beamy sun swings on the sight, '
And wraps the dewy hills In mellow light.
Mature awaken'd, with a fair display
Rings out to all a glad though mingled lay.
And loudly celebrates the coming day.
Fragrance from blossoming meads and fields of
Scent the pure air; and 'mid their sweets Is born
The first bright, golden hour of the morn!
M. Altonte In Chicago Inter-Ooean.
Indians mu Soldiers.
" I commanded between 3,000 and 4.000
Indians in the civil war and can truth
f ully say that they made good soldiers,"
says Col. William A. Phillips of Sallna,
Kan. "They fought in various battles in
the Southwest and the records show that
they acquitted themselves well. These
Indians I spoke of were regularly enlisted
and drilled. They fought just as white
men did. There never was any scalping
or brutality on the battle Held. It took ua
sometime to tlnd out just how to deal with
this material, but when we learned how tht
problem was solved. For example, our
first attempts at drilling were not success
ful. We tried translating the commands
into the Indian languages, but that didn't
work well at all. There -were so many dia
lects that the translated orders only
created confusion. Finally we went to
work with the orders in English and we
found that the Indians quickly learned to
associate the words with the movements.
and we soon had them well drilled. " hen
we told them to "halt" they stopped
just as well as if the order had been given
in their own tongue. So it was with ths
other commands. There was a great deal
of opposition to these Indian soldiers on
the part of the regular army officers. 1 he
latter never could bring themselves to
think it wise to enlist Indians. I remem
ber that one inspecting officer, in report
ing about the condition of my Indian regi
ments, dwelt upon the future danger to
white people of teaching the Indians how
to fight as soldiers. The antagonism be
tween the regular army and the Indians
still exists. The army officers look upon
the Indians as their life-long ' foes. Ths
Indian service affords the army officers
their only opportunities for advancement
and for distinguishing themselves. -Iam
not surprised, from what I know of the
feeling in the army toward the Indians,
that the army officers pronounce the
proposition to enlist Indians as soldiers to
be impracticable, and that it is not meet
ing with success in their hands." St.
Pathology sfs " Broken Heart.
That severe mental distress or fright
sometimes produces physical disease, and
occasionally even: death, is an admitted
fact, although the way in which it acts has
hitherto been but little studied. In order
in some measure to supply the deficiency
in our knowledge regarding this matter
Dr. Qu Bassi has recently made a number
of observations on animals which appar
ently died In consequence of capture.
lards, moles and a dog which had suc
cumbed to conditions believed by Dr. Bassi
to resemble those known among human
beings as acute nostalgia and "a broken
heart" were examined post mortem. Gen
erally there was hypenemia, sometimes
associated with capillary hemorrhages of
the abdominal organs, more especially of
the liver, also fatty and granular degen
eration of their elements, and sometimes
bile was found in the stomach with or with
out a catarrhal condition. The clinical
symptoms were at . first those of excite
ment, especially in the birds, .these being
followed by depressston and persistent
anorexia. - j
The theory suggested by Dr. Bassi is that
the nervous disturbance interferes with the
due nutritution of the tissues in such a way
as to give rise to the formation of toxic sub
stances probably ptomaines which then
set up acute degeneration of the parencby
matous elements similar to that which oe
curs in consequence of the action of certain'
poisonous substances such as phosphorus;
or to that met within some infectious dis
eases. In support of this view he points
out that Schule has found parenchymatous
degeneration in persons dead from acute
deiirum. and that Zenker found hem-
orrhagesin the pancreas in persons who
have died suddenly ; he refers also to some
well-known facts concerning negros In a
state of slavery and to the occasional oo
currence of jaundice after fright. He hopes
that these hints may induce medical offi
cers of prisons and others to study both'
clinically and anatomically this by no
means uninteresting or unimportant sub
ject. -. . . .-....
Where Kiaslag Caaae . Proas.
The mutual kiss of affection or passion
by the lips between persons of opposite
sex is generally considered to be Instinct-'
ive. Beichenbach sought to explain it on
the theory that the mouth was the focus
of his " odioforce." and that the two foci of
opposite sexes possessed natural attract
tion to each other. ;.
' The fact that the mutual kiss between
opposite sexes is not general among the
tribes of men is' abundantly shown by the
observations of travelers in the lands
where savagery ' and: barbarism still exists
Where it is now practised it is not probably
of great antiquity. In some languages,
notably the Japanese, there is no word for
When, however, the kiss was introduced
to include women. Its vogue, like that of
other new inventions, was carried to excess.
According to the chron'cle of Winsenius, it
was unknown in England until the Print
cess Bowena, the daughter of King Hen
gist of Friesland, instructed the insular.
Votigern in the imported salute.
Though the Saxon statistics are -not
probably exact, it is historical that in
England, not many years ago, it would
have been the imperative duty of a visitor
to have kissed all the ladies of the house
hold even without previous acquaintance.
Such was the experience of many surprised
literary foreigners, notably Erasmus. The
contemporary drama shows the usage to
have lasted into the Georgian era, and it is
to be noticed that the performance was
generally called a "salute," sometimes
" the salute."
Kew industry la Florida.
" I have Just returned from the Investi
gation of the prospects for what promises
to be anew industry of much importance
in Florida," says Charles B. -Dodge, a
special agent of the' Department -of Agri
culture. " The people of the United States
pay annually $5,000,000 for sisal hemp to
make into cordage and binding twine.
They buy it from growers in Yucatan, who
sell 80 per cent of their product in - this
country. From our point of view, this ex
penditure is a great waste of money. Inas
much as the same material can be raised
in Florida, below the frost line, in un
limited quantities. In fact, the Florida
plant, which now grows wild in that State,
is of a decidedly better quality than the
Yucatan variety in respect to its om
mercial usefulness. The sisal is so readily
propagated that a plantation of it can ba
created almost off-band. When mature,
at about eight years bid, the plant sends
yip suddenly a stalk 23 feet high, which de
velops little branches. Un the ends of
these latter new plants form, which drop
to the ground, and, taking "root, make
new sisal bushes. This method of produc
tion is peculiar to the sisal and a few of its
Immediate congeners. What is wanted
now is a machine that will reduce the
bayonet shaped leaves of the plant to ths
marketable product at a aheap rate. No
better fiber for cordage and twine is
known, and there Is no good reason why
we should not raise it within our own terri
tory, and so save the (5,000,600 yearly."
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
Adelaide Bistort, the great actress of s
former generation, is nearer 70 than 60
years of age( but, says a Boman corres
pondent, is still a beautiful woman, with
voice strong and clear, her fine figure
Straight and -graceful, - and face neither
wrinkled nor yellow. .
. ;- - . . .
DISEASE FOLK LORE.
CURIOUS MEDICINAL SUPERSTITIONS,
ANCIENT AND MODERN.
Borne Extraordinary- Beliefs Funny
Cnres for Paine A Zulu Idea How
the Chinese Eradicate Disease Eng
lish. Superstitions Cures for Warts.
In the early days, before mankind had
arrived at a perception of the causes of
disease, of whatever description, says the
Washington Star, were believed to be occa
sioned by supernatural agencies. For
ymb auctions evil spirits were held to be
rtnefly respoNsible. In Ceylon the great
demon of disease Is associated with a pe
culiar legend. His father was a king who,
believing his queen to be faithless, or
dered her to be cut in two. Before the
sentence was carried out she said: "If
this charge be false may my child be .born
a demon and destroy the whole of this
city." When she hod boen executed a
wonder happened : The severed parts re
united and a child was born, who repaired
to the burying place and fattened on the
corpses, whereupon he proceeded to indict
mortal diseases upon the town and nearly
depopulated it. This demon hus eighteen
attendants, the first of which is the Fieud
of Madness. The ancient Assyrians be
lieved that the world swarmed with noxious
spirits, which might bo swallowed in food
or drink and so cause disease.
The Zulus of Africa believe that persons
who die sudden or violent deaths have
been killed by the rainbow. All individuals
among them who lose their lives by falls,
drowning or wild beasts perish because the
rainbow has devoured their ka-la, or spirit.
Lin the New Hebrides there is, or was, a
colony of professional disease makers, who
live by collecting such rubulsn as tne stun
of a banana which a man has euten. The
banana skin is rolled up and slowly burned,
the result being that as it burns the con
sumer of the fruit becomes more and more
sick until he makes up his mind to pro-'
pitiate the wizards by presents. But even
the wizards are uotsecure against such in
fluences, and at times they themselves dis
cover that somebody is burning their rub
bish and so are driven toappeal for mercy.
The custom of riuging the " passing bell"
took its rise from the notion that its sound
would drive away the evil spirits that stood
waiting at the bed of a sick man for his
soul. Abvssiuian sorcerers attach to the
Image of a person whom they wish to tor
ture by inflicting Injuries upon his like
ness the name of the victim, and to pre
vent this the people conceal their baptis
The belief that diseases are caused by the
dead is of great antiquity. It was applied
in the case of vampires, which were sup
posed in the middle ages to be the spirits
of deceased individuals, which left their
graves at nightand sucked the blood of the
living. The most horrible part of the
fancy, which set all Euroie panic stricken
a few centuries ago. was the theory that
the victims were obliged themselves to
become vampires after death. To prevent
this thousands of suspected corpses were
dug up in order that their hearts might be
transfixed with stakes to prevent the tiends
from going abroad. In 1875 the body of a
woman in Chicago who had died of con
sumption was exhumed and her lungs
burned, und.-r the persuasion that she was
drawing others after her Into the grave.
Passing over a hidden grave is thought in
some parts of England to produce a rash,
while in New Jersey the same cause briugs
about incurable cramps in the foot. In
China and Scotland also people are reluc
tant to save a drowning man for fear that
the latter, if his life is preserved, will do
some dreadful injury to bis savior. The
Scotch believe that the spirit of the last
person buried has to keep watch In the
churchyard until another is emtombed
there, to whom he delivers his charges.
The duty of the latest interred to stand
sentry at the graveyard gate every night
until relieved often gives much uneasiness
to the deceased's surviving friends In
thinly inhabited parts of the csuntry.
The various interesting superstitions re
late to the cure of diseases by transferring
them to puppies, duck or other animals.
To Inhale the cold breath of a duck is still
recommended in England. Iu Devonshire,
when a child has whooping cough, a hair
is taken from its head, put between two
slices of bread aud butter and given to a
dog; and if in eating it the dog cough the
ailment will be transferred. An old remedy-fur
toothache ' was for the patient to
spit In a frog's mouth and request him to
make off with the trouble. In Pennsylvania
and elsewhere in this country it Is imag
ined that a child may be cured of whoop
ing cough by holding the head of a live
fish in its mouth for a minute or two. An
old and guaranteed remedy for warts Is to
touch each wart with a pebble and put the
pebble in a bag. which should be lost on
the way to church; whoever finds the bag
and opens it gets as many warts as there
are stones in it- A curious mode of get
ting rid of disease is by taking the hand
of a corpse and requesting the dead body
to carry the complaint with him. Warts
may also be cured by touching them with
pins and burying the latter in a new-tnado
grave. In cnlna tne ngure ot a man. cut
out of paper, is carried out into the street
and is supposed to convey the disease with
it- In folk tales there are traces of chil
dren being put to death as a cure for lep
rosy in others, and the ancient authority '
Xenokrates speaks with confidence of the
good effects to be obtained from eating
human brains and flesh. '
In parts of England it is believed that
fits may be cured by fetching a handful of
earth from the grave most recently niade
in a church-yard when the clock is strik
ing twelve midnight. Church-yard grass
is also thought in South Wales to be an
antidote to mad dog poison. In Scotland
the powder from a man's skull, burned, is
esteemed a remedy for epilepsy. For nose
bleed tbero Is nothing so good as dried
moss found growing upon a human skull.
An Irish love charm is made from a piece
ot skin taken with a black-handled knife
from a male corpse that has been nine
days buried. Those who steal the bones ol
people who have been burned to death for
the purpose of compounding medicines are
looked upon with such horror in China
that it Is said that when they are born
again they will bave no ears, eyes, hands,
feet, mouth or nose. In the same country,
after an execution, large balls of pith are
steeped in the blood of the criminal and
sold to the people as a cure for consump
tion, under the name of " blood bread."
The touch of a dead person has -en widely
believed to possess healing p -t. and at
Northampton formerly nunibei-ofsufTcrers
used to congregate around the gallows
after an execution to receive what is called
the " dead stroke "by applying the hand
of the corpse to the part afflicted. . Fees ob
talned.for the privilege went to the hang
man." Has;netle Roelt.
In a letter to Nature the following in
stance of extraordinary local magnetic
disturbance, due to the presence of mag
netic rocks. Is cited by Commander Creak :
"In September, 1885, when Her Majesty's
surveying vessel Meda was passing Bezut
island, near Cossack, northwest Australia.
a steady deflection was observed. This ro-
marxable result has, however, since been
exceeded by observations made in tho
Penguin on Nov. 6, 1890, the Penguin being
two miles north seventy-nine deirrees east
from Bezut island, where a deflection of
twenty-two degrees was observed. The
ship was immediately anchored, aud some
nours or tbo next day were spent in vest!
gating the matter. On Bezut Island Itself
the absolute Values of tho variation and
dip were normal, the dip being fifty deg.
one min. seven sec. But at a position north
seventy-nine aud a half degrees east, dis
tant 2.14 miles from that ou Bezut Island,
tne onservea aip on board was eighty
three degrees south, with a very small de
flection of the compass. At 900 feet to the
westward of this the dip was normal, and
it decreased rapidly as the center .?os left
In any direction. At about one hundred
feet south of the center of the disturbance
the compu68 was deflected fifty-five
degrees. IhU was tne largest detlection
observed, but the compass was disturbed
over an area of about a square mile. The
general depth of water in this area was
nine fathoms, and the quality ot the bot
tom quartz sand. The observations ot the
magnetic elements at Cossack and the
neighborhood showed little or no distur
bance from local magnetic effects. It Is
therefore evident that the disturbances
were due to magnetic minerals at the bot
tom of the sea.
The physicians may. be called grlpmen
now. Pittsburg Chronicle;
Old people are continually indulging In
new wrinkles Rochester Post.
The contented thief takes things philo
sophically, of course Pittsburg Dispatch
Be virtuous and you will be huppy, as
well as odd and eccentric Texas Sittings.
Where the wife is the smartest the hus
band never knows it Indianapolis Jour
nal; . ' ' .
When the girl breaks a match off some
tnxly Is pretty sure to be fired. Pittsburg
Switzerland ought to be a free country.
There are so many (Hisses in it. Yonkers
Italy has a fruit standing army of about
50,0(10 men in the United States. Washing
The potato is very shy. Even Its grow
ing is done under the rows. Pittsburg
Honesty is the best policy, but it is not
the kind you get at tho policy-shop. St.
, V Patience " should be taken off a monu
ment and put at tho end of a telephone.
A great many people get Into a sea ol
trouble through llnuiiclul straits Boston
"Fetching little thing, isn't It?" as the
owner of a retriever pup remarked to a
friend, St. Joseph News.
Patent medicine men or organizing a
trust. They must cure everything at uni
form rates. New Orleans Picayune.
Figures won't lie, but give t ho figures tc
one who knows how to use them to advan
tage and he'll do the rest. Boston Trans
cript, Wife" Dearest, If I were a watch what
do you think I'd most need?"
Husband "A uew balance." St. Joseph
You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's
ear; but you can make a Congressman out
of anything that has reached the required
Modification I declare, l-ranz, you
make mo angry all day long." " But papa
the days are really very short now. Hie
Since the discovery that the grip germ in
in a plant, the pork eaters can talk back
poisonously to tho vegetarians. Sew Or
The dancing master ought to be prett y
safe from the snares of this life. He under
stands all the way of the whirled Nor-
Somebody asks for a good definition of a
philosopher. A philosopher is a man who
earns $9 a week and Is contented with bis
income. iomerville Journal.
Beslse " Jessie told me last night that
she thought your face a poem.
George Possihlv that was the reason
she rejected me." N. Y. Herald.
The man who tries his own flying ma
chine should not have too ioftv an aim.
The higher he soars, the sorer ho hies if
be can hie at all. Drake's Magazine.
"Yes. we two boys were thrown together
a good deal when we went to school in the
country-" " In the same class, eh?" "No;
we rode the same mule." Boston Gazette.
Jones (at the clubl It was a jolly good
feed aud what you have for breakfast?
Brown You've got tne there, dear boy.
My wife's doing the cooking this week.
N. Y. Becorder.
" Good morning. Laker." said one mem
ber of the Chicago Literary Society to an
other. "Good morning. Wright," replied
Laker. " How is Mrs. K this morning? "
Briggs " Does your wife ever threaten
to go home to her mother? I am willing to
own that mine does." Bragg" No; she
threatens to send for her mother." Iu
Customer Why did you take your boy
away from seinmi? Grocer They were
ruining him. Why. they were trying to
teach hi "i that 16 ounces mokes a pound !
Munsey s Weekly.
Wlckars Ah. well, I suppose my days
for falling in love are past, Ylckars: In that
case, then, I suppose you will start out
looking for a wife with a little money. In
Clear. "Mr. Tailor, why do you always
print your bill heads on pink paperr
"Then I am sure the gntlemen will open
them, for they will think they are love let
ters." Fliegende Blactter.
"So you want a railroad positiou." mused
the su(erintendent. " Do you think you
could give an intelligent aocouut of an acci
dent?" " Yes. sir. I'm sure I could." " Then
I think we have no jilace for you." Elmira
If the coast ot Massachusetts only
proved as dangerous to Uio vessels ot
other navies as it does to our own, we
might welcome a foreign war without fear
or trembling right away. Philadelphia
Sarah Bernhardt's receipts in Boston
were more than fo.uo for each perform
ance. With congress and the gifted Sarah
attacking the American pocket it is a won
der that there is anything in it Troy
Honesty is making vast strides in the
advertising business. A Western firm
claims that if a person "ever has a leg
amputated on one of our perfection ampu
tation chairs, he will never try auother."
N. 1. Keeonler.
Jagway "Was that you I saw driving
around in a carriage the other day? And
yet you cannot afford to li- me the $3
you owe me." Travera "That's nothing.
You ought to see the bill I owe the livery
Stable. Harper's Bazar.
"What has become of your old beau.
Martin, cook? 1 haven't seen blm around
"No. mum, Martin don't come around
much now, he's married."
"Oh, ho! He's married, eh! Wborato?"
" Me, mum." N. Y. Sun.
Mr. Slowpop " Wont you let me kiss
Miss Fussnnfeathor " No." ;
" You'll find it as good as champagne,
assure you." j
"I don't like champagne until after it
pops." Youkers Statesman. . j
Th lniriiur m suirptiantew
In instituting a comparison between ths
Intelligence of a dog and an elephant. Sir
8. Baker decides in favor of the forpier,
" who, when the day's work is over,, lies
down and sleeps before the tiro at his mas
ter s feet and dreams of the dangers and
exploits of the hunt." Sir S. Baker seems
to have forgotton the old story In .sop's
Fables, where tho horse was jealous of the
dog and tried to ingratiate itself with its
master by imitating Its rival's habits of
fawning on its master and jumping on his
lap. Of course the horse fared badly In tho
contrast. And so would the elephant if ho
wore to try to Imitate tho dog and curl
himself up at bis master's foot before the
But Sir S. Baker Umself acknowledged
that the elephant himself Is instructed and
guided by the mahout In all that he does.
Ho writes thus: "I do uot know a more
agreeable sensation than the start in the
early morning ou a thoroughly dependable
elephant, with a mahout who takes a real
interest In his work. A thorough harmony
exists between man and beast, and you
feel prepared for anything. But how much
depends upon that mahout ! It is ImiMissl-
b!e for a byslandor to comprehend the
secret signs which are mutually under
stood by tho elephant anil his guide the
elephant detects every movement, how
ever slight, and ' Is thus mysteriously
guided by Its intelligence; the mighty
beast obeys the unseen holm of thought,
just as a huge ship yields, by apparent in
stinct, to tho rudder which directs her
course." And ho goes on to observe
" What must bo the result should an ele
phant be guided by a mahout of uncertain
temperament.' The great trouble when rid
ing on an elephant is the difficulty iu set
ting the mahout to nboy an order. In tiger
shooting the elephant will at once detect
anything like tremor on the part of his
nianout. r requontly a good elephant may
be disgraced by the nervousness of his
mahout, nothing being so contagious as
tear." After this testimony It seems rea
sonable to think that the elephant is as
much superior in intelligence to the dog as
the mahout Is tothoelephaut. Longman's
INVENTIONS THAT PAY.
SOME BRIGHT IDEAS THAT HAVE MADE
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.
Strange Freaks of Inventors Dime
Savings Banks How They Have Sold
on tlse Streets A Shoemaker Blade
Rich by Rubber Ualls.
"In reply to the question, "What Is a
patent?" the Yankee inventor once said:
"It Is the right to sue somebody," and the
answer roally embodies tho most compre
hensive doflultlon of the word that could
bo found. The Patent Office annually
issues about twenty-four thousand
patents, and It is safe to say that out of
them not less than.- half thut number of
lawsuits are evolvod.
The groat building at Washington could
supply a fund of humor, of pathos, of
romance aud of tragedy which might well
furnish the novelists of the world with
plots fora lifetime.
As a rulo tho little inventions that is.
those which soomed really Insignificant,
have brought forth tho greatest fortunes.
The man who invented the tin-rattle for
babies retired with $1,000,000 to the good.
The return-ball which consisted of an
ordiuary rubber or wooden ball to which
was attached a long elastic cord, was In
vented by a shoemaker In Now York. It
met with universal favor and the man
who originated tho Idea found that it pro
fited him to the extent of $50,000 per an
num. It Is said by those who are supposed
to know that be never secured a patent on
the device, but Instead bought up all the
rubber-balls in the market, attached io
them the elastic cords and reaped bis
fortune while others were hustling arouud
to tlnd enough rubber with which to com
pete for the prize.
Tho wire bottle-stepper Is a verv simple
contrivance and yet it has earned an im
mense fortune. It was invented and pat
ented by a man named Charles Quifelt,
who subsequently sold It for $1,000 to oue
In the moan time a man named Putnam
had invented another design of the. same
thing, which was the detachable wire over
the top of tho cork. In some way ono in
fringed upon the other and a lawsuit was
begun. But tho parties got together, con
solidated their Interests and coined money.
One of tho remarkable "simple" inven
tions is the cotton-tie. Formerly all cot
ton bales were tied with a rope, but there
were many objections to that process
which hundreds of men sought to over
come, and at last ono by the name of
Cooms invented what was known as tho
"arrow-head" tie for an iron strap. The
contrivance was so simple, that cotton
men. far and near, quietly took their old
pants from the cloeet hooks and kicked
them around their rooms because they had
not thought of tho device themselves. The
Uo went into Immediate use, thousands of
"Improvements" were patented, and mil
lions of the straps were sold until millions
of dollars were realized. The man who at
present controls the patent and the num
erous assignments connected therewith,
made to him by the various inventors of
improvements, has purchased the famous
Navarro rals in rifly-seventh street, and
is the possessor ot a large fortune besides.
Everybody remembers the "rifleen-
Puzzle." Fifteen little blocks were placed
in a square box. which was mado to bold
sixteen. The sixteenth siiaoe was left va
cant, and block " fifteen " was placed be
tween blocks " thirteen and fourteen.
The problem was to arrange them in or
der without removing a block from the
box. The idea was originated by a crip
ple, and from it he is said to have amassed
a lorga fortune. The piuzle wcut every
wherein the homes of the rich and poor
Pharaoh's Serpent " was the invention
of a Brooklyn man. It consisted of a lit
tle pill, to which a lighted match was
touched, when a snake crawled forth and
writhed and twisted after a most serpen
tine and fascinating fashion. The pills
sold like wildfire which, ludeed, they
were and brought the iuvoutor between
$.'.0,000 and $100,000. But it also cost him
his life. In working upon an "improve
ment" in bis laboratory be inhaled the
fumes of the chemicals he was using and
died from the poisonous effects produced
Mr. Munn. of the ScienUllc American.
tells many interesting stories about pat
ents and inventors, tor all the world i. e..
the American world -goes to hliu or to his
paper with ideas upon which be is ex
pected to venture the fortune which his
publication has brought him. He says
the gimlet-pointed screw has brought
more wealth to different men than many
silver and gold mines of the West. A man
named Walter Aiken was the first to think
ot it and he realized a handsome fortune.
Aiken's father, by the way, invented a
saw-set which brought mm tioo.ouo or
It was a Yankee who first thought of
putting copier tips ou children's shoes,
and his check became good for maguili-
Sometimes many years elapse before
the good qualities of an invention are ap
preciated. The patent upon roller-skates
had nearly expired before it realized any
profit. Then somebody started a rink, and
so made the skate inventor worth a mil
Who has not seen the "Dancing Jim
Crow?" Who would believe that It was
worth $75,000 a year to its Inventor? Yet
it is true.
One of the largest fortunes ever realized
from a patent was made by the man who
conceived the idea of pu:tlng emery pow
der on cloth, and tho Inverted glass bell to
hang over gas burners proved to be a ver-
tablo lamp of Aladdin.
The rubber tips for lead-pencils mado
$100,000. The pen for shading with differ
ent colors brings an annual stipend ot
$200,000. and in the year 1887 alone, as
proved by testimony in a recent legal ac
tion, tho lnvoutor of metal plates for pro
tection of the soles and heeis ot shoes
realized a profit of $!.' .000.
There Is a mechanical sheet-iron cat.
with steel claws, which runs by clockwork
and is warranted to " lick " any cat in
Christendom. The cat is wound up and
placed on the roof. Old rounders spv
now comer and tackle him. Whow? When
they light on his back a spring Is touched
and the mechanism works, there is a
small cyclone on tho roof, lncessaut yells
and the old rounder retires to meditate
over tho uncertainty of life.
One man patented a process of curing
worms by fishing for them in the human
stomach with rod, book and line. History
does not state whether ho used a reel or
not, and falls to describe the lanuing net
or the gaff employed for largo ones. Au
other made a trap for catching tape
worms as one would a fox. The patient
was starved and tho trap set in bis mouth.
Tbo worm was caught by the head and
. Upon one occasion a man sent the em
balmed body of a baby to tho Patent Office
with his application to socuro a patent tor
a new process ot embalming disco voreied
by him. The babv is not now on exhibi
tion as a model. N. Y. World.
Tbo finest grades of razors are so delicate
that even the famous Damascus sword
blades cannoteqiml them In texture. It is
uot generally known that tho grain of a
Swedish razor is so sensitive tbat its
general direction is changed after a short
service. W hen you buy a lino razor tbe
grain runs from the upiwreud of tho outer
point In a diagonal direction toward the
handle. Constant strapping will twist tho
steel uutll tbo grain appeared to be straight
up aud down. SiibscuuHut use will drag
tbo grain outward from tbe edge, so tbat
after steady use for several mouths tho
libra of tbe steel occupies a position exactly
tbo reverse of that which It did on the day
of purchase. The process also affects the
temper of tho blade, aud when the grain
sets from tho lower outer point toward
tho back, you have a razor which cannot
be kept in condition, oven by the most
conscientious barber. But here's auother
curious freak that will take place In the
same tool: Leave tho razor alone for a
mouth, or two, and when you take it up
vou will llnd that the grain has assumed
Its first position. The operation can be
repeated uutil tbe stool is worn through to
tbe bark. Manufacturer's Gazette. w
So many people who howl that they do
not got the good tilings In life which they
deserve should be feellug thankful instead
that they don't get the puulshmeut they
THE ISLAND OF CORSICA;
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE'S EARLY
AND ITS PEOPLE.
A Vengeful Race Yet Generous and
Free-hearted Withal Dominated by
the French The Bloody Vendetta an
Outgrowth or Centuries.
The Island of Corsica, being off the usual
lines of travel. Is seldom visited by tour
ists, nor are they encouraged to under
take It in the course of a tour, as Its popu
lation have acquired a not altogether un
deserved reputation for crime. For many
reasons, however, Corsica Is interesting to
tho enterprising traveler who sees fit to
undertake an examination of Its rural dis
tricts, and a tour through the heart of the
islund will well repuy the curious student
of human nature. The territory to be
traversed Is by no means considerable, as
Corsica isalxmt 116 miles long by fifty
broad in its widest part, and contains 3,000
square miles, being therefore about as
large as Delaware und Rhode Island to
gether. Within this comparatively limited
district it comprises, however, as large a
variety of scenery as can be found in any
other part of iiroie. Lying almost with
in the tropics, the lowland districts are
marshy and malarial, while Its mountains.
some ueurly 10,000 foct iu height, are at
tbolr tops covered with perpetual snow,
and dow n their sides floating glaciers as
genuine iu character, if not as great in ex
tent, as those to be seen on Mount Blanc.
Numberless little rivers, fed by the snows
of the mountains, pour down through
gorges which they have cut for them
selves, and after a short course, find theii
way, by a more or less direct route, to the
soa. There are plains as level as the fields
of Holland; there are districts of rolling
land closely resembling that of the best
counties Iu Virginia; there Is mountain
scenery equal In grandeur to that of the
Alps; there Is, In short, a variety to glad
den the heart and delight the eyes of the
artist and painter.
Although situated under a favorable cli
mate, ulthougb blessed with a fertile soil
caable of bringing to perfection the vege
table productions of any part of the globe,
Corsica is little favored iu the character ol
its inhabitants; they are not fond of form
work, ami out of the more than 2.000.000
acres ot arable land in the island, less than
6H0.0U0 are cultivated, and this very badly.
A large portion of the island is covered by
forest; a still laicer portion by a species
of brushwood ; plants of a hundred kinds,
mostly fragrant bloomers, combine to pro
duce the densest thicket or jungle to be
found outside of India. Here and there
the brush is cut down or cleared out In or
der that grass may grow for the benefit of
tho herds; but as the Corsican sheep and
goats browse upon the mountains, some
times tar above the timber line, where the
grass grows with great abundance, even
this precaution for providing them a pas
ture is generally neglected, and they pick
up their liviug where they can.
The population of Corsica is a mixed race,
for the island has been ruled successive
ly by the Pb'Buicians, the Carthaginians,
the U reeks. Bomans, (ioths and Vandals,
to say nothing of the 1'isaus, the Genoese
and the French, who have come in later
times, and the unfortunate Corsicans seem
to partake, iu a maimer, at least, of the
combined bad qualities of all their ances
tors. Their faults are innumerable, aud
have too often been dwelt on to render a
dissertation either pleasaut or profitable.
But tbey bave some good qualities; they
are liberty-loving, open hearted, gener
ous and hospitable. The Corsican peasant
at whose bouse you stop for a meal will be
insulted at t he offer of pay. The Corsican
shepherd will go miles wit of his way to di
rect you in the right road, and will haught
ily refuse a gratuity for his services. Even
the Corsican lnukecer will not make you
out a bill, but will, as a late tourist ex
presses it, "give a shot," apparently off
hand at what he'lhinks you owe him
aud his charges are always extreme
ly moderate. The manners of the Mid
dle Ages prevail in the heart of .the
island, a sort of feudal system with
out the feudal rule or restraint. The I
humblest Corsican considers himself tho
equal of the richest land owner.
The nominal character of tbe trench
authority is best seen in the light of the
tact that the vendetta is still recognized
in Corsica as an acknowledged method ot
administering justice. Tbe vendetta is
an outgrowth of centuries of maladminis
tration by the irenoese and Pisans. The
CSenoese conquered the island so far as the
sea coast was concerned, and put down
with remorseless band all attempts at
open rebellion, but during their adminis
tration the execution at the laws was a
merely nominal thing: the Genoese judges
held up justice for sale, and that at a
price which made it unattainable by tbe
poor. Rich murderers could escape ; those
who hail ao means were punished, tbe
poor had no recourse against the rich, and
these took the law into their own hands.
With due allowance for the difference in
tbe national characteristics of the two
people, the vendetta is to Corsica what
the administration of lynch law was some
years ago in certain portions of the min
ing States a protest against the law and
Inefficient administration ot justice.
At present the vendetta prevails in Cor
sica with as much virulence as ever. All
Classes ot people go armed to the teeth;
the shepherd, elsewhere peaceable. In Cor
sica carries a loaded musket, a pair ot pis
tols in his belt, and usually has concealed
somewhere on his person a murderous
stiletto. The slightest Insult is sufficient
to provoke a deadly feud ; a quarrel which
elsewhere would end iu a few blows, iu
Corsica is the beginning of a long series ot
mu.-ders. A man Is killed; his relatives
would consider themselves dishonored if
tbey failed to kill his murderer; then the
friends of the murderer retort by killing
the second slayer, and go goes the blood
stain, from family to family, for genera
tion after generation, bo prevalent was
the vendetta system during the early part
of this century, that, in the twenty years
beginning with 1S21, over -4000 murders
were crmmitted in a population ot less
thru 100.000 men.
The greatest honor in Corsica is in hav
ing given birth to Napoleon, and its great
est shew place is the house where he was
born. It is in Ajacclo. one ot the best
towns in the island, and the future Em
peror was born in one of the best houses
of the town, for the Bonaparte famlly
were by no means so poor as they have
been represented. The house is still a
famous show place, for although the
French affect to despise Corsica and the
Corsicans have no love for the French,
thousands of Frenchmen every year visit
the spot where their greatest ruler first
saw the light. Much ot the furniture
used by the Bonapartes in Ajaccio still
romaius, though not in its original condi
tion, for relic hunters have bought or
stolen piece by piece, until, of some of the
rhttirs. only the frames remain, and al
though the greatest care is exercised iu
the preservation of the property, little by
little detachable portions disappear. St.
President Harrison's Death.
Events that happened fifty years ago,
even those of historical importance, are not
likely to be familiar to people of later gen
erations. Hence it may be ot interest to
many readers of tho Post to be reminded
that fifty years ago to-day. exactly oue
month after Ids inauguration. President
William Houry Harrison, grandfather of
President Benjamin Harrison, died at the
Executive Mansion in this city, at the ago
ot 63. Among the old iuhabltauts of Wash-,
lugtou there are those who remember the
occasion, but thoy are few iu number. Holt
a century adds a good deal even to a young
It may lie mentioned, however, as an in
teresting incident iu tho connection that
there is a gentlcmau now residing here,
Mr. Isaac Strohiu, of the records and pen
sions division of tho War Departuieut, to
whose memory the melancholy occurrence
is still fresh. Mr. Strohiu Is over 80 years
ot age and is proud of the tact that he
twice voted tor the elder Harrison, onoe in
1836 and again iu 1840. being then a citizen
ot Ohio, and had the honor ot being Intro
duced to his. favorite candidate at Lancas
ter, Pu-, iu Oetober. isafl. Washington
Post; ,4-- - -:-' - ;
x Jleri ltt" Did your sitter get many
"alen'iufsT"'; -.' ' 'v
"Little Juhnn lV Oh, do. She is
summer nirL"--Ju1e- '
If you ever observe it, the electric light
Is responsible for many grotesqueries
nightly painted on respectable walls and
matter-of-fact sidewalks. Shadows are
only shadows, but tbey give one the
shivers sometimes, especially at a late
hour, when honest folk are supposed to be
in bed. Giants of despair then stretch out
long arms at the corners of silent streets,
ami strange profiles are thrown against
the unconscious houses, and weird tracer
ies of dancing branches make the pave
ment rise and fall in a style that must
puzzle a person who knows be is sober.
Alone, without the presence of humanity,
these electric shadows lend the sleeping
city a mystlo animation that even conven
tional moonshine fails to dispel. The
sputter, tho swish of the lights, too, add
to the uncanny effect, aud their fluctua
tions would in time drive tbe sane mad if
thought was taken of them. Luckily, man
can accustom himself to almost anything.
Knew Robert Fulton.
"There is yet living," says a gentleman
from New York State, "a man who recalls
having seen Robert Fulton many times
and who knew the great inventor well."
The venerable survivor Is Christian Coop
er. If he lives until next October be will
celebrate tbe completion of his 117th year.
His advanced age is well established. If
the record of the He formed Church at
Germautown spoke truly Christian Coop
er was born on October 25, 1771. His home
for many years was In a bouse built by
Walter Liviugstou in Columbia county.
It will be remembered that Fulton married
a Miss Livingston, of Columbia county.
Hence the opportunities presented to
Cooper tor seeing and knowing the inven
tor of tbe steamboat. One can get a fairly
adequate idea of the span of this man's
life upon reflecting that when Robert Ful
ton died more tnau three-quarters of a
century ago Christian Cxpur had been
forty-one years iu the laud of the living.
Russia continues to mass troops on
the German and - Austrian frontiers
and her small arms lactones are run
ning night and day.
Earl Russell recently testified in a
divorce court that he bad seduced a
servant frirl. She has now sued him
for $50,000 for libel.
Russian Jews have been forbidden
to pass through tiermanyand several
have been shot while endeavoring to
pass the frontier guards.
1 hare a positive tnavedj for the ibow diwe ; by iu
nethoBMadsof csees of tbe wont kind mad of lane
eTendiTfc hae beio cared. Indeed eo aUuuc ia mj faith
m its j&cacx. that I wAi mod ro BOTTLxa nurx. with
a VALUABLE TREATISE on thm Aimmm to aay anf
fsrsrer who -nil eead me their KMpnmsmoi P.O. iri In
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T ta . Eight Most Prumlnral Aerlrsi.
Who are tbe eiht nie-l prominent
Tbat is an interesting question. anJ a
qix-siion on which no two men "ill agree.
By the most prominent is meant tbe best
kuon; the men for some cause or another
best known to tbe greatest number uf
people . the most eminent in their respect
ive walks of life. The question was sk-l
by many men yesterday, all of whom are
themselves well known in Atlanta and
ver the State.
A learned young Superior Court Judge
from Eastern Georgia answered : Jav
Gould. Cleveland. Harrison. Elaine. Tal-
niage. Ingalls. Jerry Simpson and Edison.
A well-known merchant said : Harrison.
Blaine. Gould. Ingalls, Sam Jones, Cleve
land. Hill. Tom Koed.
A prominent physician replied : Blaine.
Harrison. Cleveland. Ingersoll, Talmage,
Sam Jones, Booth. Jay Gould.
A minister answered : Cleveland. Henry
Watterson. Blaine, Carlisle. Wade Hamp
ton. tr. Palmer. Crisp, Gorman.
An ex-newspaper mac answered : Jerry
Simpson. John L. Sullivan. Jay Gould. Edi
son. Blaine, Cleveland. 4 Buffalo Bill, In
A prominent Atlanta lawyer replied:
Blaine. Oeveland. Harrison. Gould. W. H.
Vanderbilt, John L. Sullivan, Talmage,
A Middle Georgia lawyer named:
Blaine. Cleveland. Mills, McKinler. Ingalls,
Edmonds. Vowderly. Gould.
A newspaper writer of wide reputation
answered: Edison. Gould. Blaine. Tal
mage. Pulitrer. IVpew. Ingalls. Hill.
Another of different tastes called out:
John L. Sullivan, Blaine, Cleveland. Tal
mage, lana. Booth. Ingersoll. Jay Gould.
A South Georgia lawyer: Cleveland. Hill,
Blaine. tSorman. Harrison. Gould, Edison,
It is rather remarkable that but one
name is mentioned in each answer. That !
is Blaine s. t leveland is in every answer
but one, and Jay Gould Is admitted by
only one. Tom Reed's name a few mouths
ago was upou every lip. Yet he is men
tioned by but one man in the ten quoted
above, and McKinley fares but HUle bet
ter. Even. President Harrison is named
by but five out of the leu. Atlanta Consti
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