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TOPICS OF THE T1MKS.
A CHOIOE SELECTION Of INTER-
Comment. an Crlllclaaaa Baaed Upon
tha HappeulDHa ot tha Day-Ilia-
turlcal and Nawa No tea.
Kentucky l opposed to all war niens
urn under a pint.
Wlmt klod of an okl tul 1 that new
guulioat 1! ny.iayJ (
"Itraln fag" In an expressive phrase.
Tho miin who Invented It was not suf
fering from It.
A number of Bostou girls havn or
geataed an association for pro.octlon
against marriage. Is this really neces
sary! If millndelphln Aldermen sell their
votes In open niarkot for fo.OOO apiece
tholr very MUM shortly will boeonio
Hut why should thoso Colorado wom
en prefer lo organise a eavulry troop?
Their arms an- much better fitted for
Infantry service. lmk
It miiHt not Imi uuderHtood that I "Till
udclphla aldsT SO nro renlly worth
6,000 In OMU uinrket. They bring
pSjOOO, but they are not worth It.
A Tennessee "'I'" fainted on r lv-
lug BOV1 t hut Ml wife had given birth
to four of a kind. There aft sumo
things vveu worse than war.
The gentlemen who ,"1V,' f"r 'ira
Id M n i) r-t i ix schemes lo drop etplo
alvos on nn enemy from Itulluon have
not neglecled the pri-sent opjiorluiilly
to hurry lo the front.
A (.'hllinmuii DUMd Nguongg I-'ongg.
residing Qal Ifi'inln, has sued u Hun
J'miielsco llrui for ilniiuigeM because It
"iniide n piny upon IiIh BUM In ndver
tlslng mutter." Howl
A HI. I.oiiIm clcrgymuii Buys that the
en rt h will piiNM uwuy Is-fore the year
MQ0, Hut, unfortiiliulely, he neglects
to Klute wlileh one of the Heverul olullll
nntH who are after It will gel It.
I'l Iianlsh Islands In the West Iii-
dli-n might cume In handy In certain
ooiitlnueiiolos. Hut lu unot her OMttaV
gency the I 'lilted Stub, having Culm
und I'orlo Itlco, would not in i d I hem.
A wnmun who cluJuis to be 101 yearn
old HiiyM ahe never has In-eii kissed. If
he hud huil her Hhure of the genei-.il
osculation who Iiiiowh but she might
hu vc hccu 180 yours old by this time?
A special dlHputeli from California
nnuniiucc I hat II Human out there hu
MCWcd u dlvoree from her stoiyuch
and fools no liieonvenlelicu whatever.
Tb-I settles II then; there la a euro fur
dyspepsia, after all
'J'he llosloii Herald kindly explain
thai "a ptomaine In all alkaloid rub
ntuiire resulting from tliu iietlvllleH of
micro orgiiuluimi which disintegrate
und d oupOM t)M animal tissue after
death." Now you know whut not to
The Hi llh h advance on the Nile Muds
Unit I he dervishes have intslllh .1 their
style of ll(hllllg. They "Ml lit depend
UPOII Allah, but neck the adilltloual pro
lection of bleiiNtuorkn built of hsiiiI,''
which descries to pi with Cromwell's
pious rule oil the Hllbject of dry pow
The net providing for the union of the
Australian cotorriHi mi u plan oioseiy
resembling that of the rutted states,
has bOM adopted by tllO t.'oiurtltutlonal
('.invention, and will now he submitted
lo the people, its ratification mum s
Mired, and thus a sort of t'nltod SlateH
of Australia, or of Australasia, will
coine Into holng, and we shall bo a
step nearer tho "fislenitlou of the
A eialBMBl for OHppartOB Island,
long a Ihine of contention between
I I. nee, Mexico, mid tliel'llltisl Stater.,
has appeared In the person of J. !(
Well ilppcrbm,ii resident B0BT lamdoti
lie dcchires that the little coral Island
wax disco rorod iy umt named after his
BncaatoTi who accompanied Oaptala
t'iKik. "The little siock on the map,'
I i.v Mr. t'llpperton, "ii-e.l to be point
i d out lo me ii mine when I was a Imy
at school Hlvty yean ago."
The lmmislhito result of the ism vie
Hon of Kola was u decline In the Inter
cut shown ft broad for the coming Parts
exhibition. The NletlWH villi dell I 'an,
ft IllsSsfdSIII, h.ivm I'liince must "inury
up ami Show that Hhe can Ih. Just, else
hhe w ill be her only gueNt at the cv 111
bit Ion;" and the tieruiiui pMiei'M rolule
Hint bmbj Qerana Inrtiatlilnli umt
artists will Srltbdran their piMinlne to
participate, an a country wlileli is un
Just to Its owu cltlieiu will mit ho
Ukai to protect foreign property an. I
in this age of ujinaai Ing brluapba
cataatropheN by flooti or lln should hv
sbsoluts IntposstblMUsa, it in criminal
earatsaaMns i" permit the ooen panes
of ft building liable to swift dent rue
Hon by lire or the breaking of a levee
w hich blots an entire community out of
existence. Cheap construction of build
Ittga and protective works or their In
ml. -piate Inspection yhoutd he o.n
demttsd by authority, Indorsed by pub
lic opinion. If Individuals are not alive
to their icsponslbllltles Iii guarding
against such calmiiltlcs the Ktroug arm
el tbS law should Ih Invoked to protect
human life. Inspection of nil atruc
tUrSS should be rigid ulvd Ulirtilgglug.
Reports of Inspectors should bo fol
lowed by nuthorltatlvo meiiHuro to do
avvuy with nil possibility of danger. It
In arrant nonsense to protest against tho
expense of such steps as ahull lie effec
tive. The losses of one catastrophe fur
OUtmn the outlay necessary to prevent
The abOrt) of the Ualtsd Htatoa to
furi lsh the sinews of war Is almost b
cal.nlahle. Obi p.T Cllpltll llldelltisl
MM IS not ft boat fU, mid the liulanco
of our rorolgn trnde Is npiroxlinstely
H (MMQaOOQ b our favor Dnr strougth
la In the cnslltiif the nation and not
In the revenues of the country, unless
they niv largely lucrcuscd an a war
measure. The showing made by ths
statement of national Income and ex
penditure Is uot eucoiiniglnf. In the
la t flro fiscal years from .luly 1, 1WO,
to March 1, 1808 the revenues of tho
(Jovcrnmcnt have amounted to $1,.V)1,
IMti,7.Kl, while the expenditure for
that period argregute H,70Mlfi,fi40,
showing n deficit of 1206)09404. To
mis t this shortage the QoVSSBmsnt hii
UOBd tsinils to the amount of $!i(l?,.'iin,
100, Upon which It reullxisl f'JH'MM,
MM. and on which we are now paying
Interest at the rate of 11.40310 annu
ally. All the procM-ds of these luiuds,
excepting $Hi,lhh,'.t.H), linen boon ab
sorbed by the existing deficiency. To
furnish money to curry on u war wo
should bo obliged to hnve recourse to
a Isuid Issue, but If the contest were a
short one the entire amount required
might possibly Is- sold to citizens of the
l ulled SlateH. A long war would lattTl
tubly result In u forelgu louu or u re
sort to paper money, ns was tho case lu
the lust war. Then we hud only nlsmt
BOyOOObOOQ PBOpla to tibsorb the Issues
of pupcr money, while now- we have a
populutlon of over 70.000,000 to util
1'ngln lid's troubles are not all beyond
tho high Hoiis. I1sitriteut Is rife !.
youd tho Cheviot Hills. The ptinellll
oiih Heirtehuion wo ls-g tholr piirdon,
tho "Hcotsmou" liuvo given her Ilrituti
lie majesty to distinctly uiMlemtuiMl
that they are not Kngllsh, and do not
propose to Is shoulderisl out of their
rights. A monster petition, slgmsl hy
over a hundred thousand Scots or
rather "Scotsmen" has lieen intwntisl
to tho queen, calling her attention to
(BO fuel Hint, by Hie trinity of union SB
tared Into lu 1707, tba Culled Kingdom
wus fo ba culled "Onal llrltulu," and
that uu Increasing tendency Is observed
lu treaties! of stiito, lu diplomatic cor-i--K.iidenee
ns well ns In common
Smss'Ii, to ii-e tin. terms I'liglund and
BngHahmen Inniead of Qraat Britain
nmi Brltooa, Tba patltlonsrs have tho
temerity to Hilnt out that baf BMjenfJf
herself has similarly offeiMbsl the hon
or of the Scottish pe. ij.le In speis'lies
from Hie throne nmi ordom In OOQOOlL
The modest Scot iisserts that no .pu s
Hon of matetiiil advantage prompts his
COmpIaloi, bpl mere affection for tho
cross of Ht. Andrew, regard for his hon
or, and love of fair dealing, stir his ro
aontmoot when liny one ospis lally tin
englishman "trends m Hie tall of his
coat." Let the haughty Ilrlton who
sioka to aagUctM tho rk-ot "hand his
nlue-tall cut a wit."
One of the cliaructrrlMtlc feat un of
an election lu Kugluud und Holland
Is th. crosss'iamluatlon of u caiHlldule
by voIits. This pnsvss Is.gln.s boroio
ho Is BOCaptcd by tho party organtza-
tion, nmi it is ffttntlnnad whaus'sr he
addresses n pubHc meeting. Kvery
voter Is fnv to ink hint to state his
vlows on any public question, and uu
nnswor is axpacted, if the candidate's
manner Is- evasive, It creates id un-
fnvorubie ImpreaatoB, lie must bars
an opinion on 0OS side or the other, and
must have the courage required for ex
pressing ft, even If It i-osts Ijlm eotM In
a close election. The ordeal Is u severe
one If a candidate N n trimmer, or If he
lucks BtMOejt nisi readkMSS ns n spnk
er. Kvcry ciiuilldate for ParliamOBl Is
SXpOned (o ii hot cross lire of questions,
und his opinions on every mutter of
public Interest nro suhjis t to searching
Inquiry. Some of the greatest minds lu
lOughim! have ohjis tisl strenuously lo
HiIn matbod of eunviiHsing. lohn Btnart
Mill Hternly refusssl to nckuowhslge
the right of the local constituency rop
rsnontM by hltn In l'arlhiinent to exact
ph dges from blm. lie COntSBdsd that
the frv action of tho repraaentatlrs
ixight ma! to U- nampered hy any obll
gatlou to MiaM voting for him. Isvnl
Macuuluy asserted thut u legislator
passing his life In the transact Itui of
public a flairs ought to i. credited with
ftiiperlor ktsiwlislge, just us u physician
was ragarfled ns having a Is tler umler
slamllng of BMfllclns than the ordinary
man Ills irgBBieBl WM that u phy
slchin ought not to Is' ivqulnsl to pn
scrlls iHirllculur pills or draughts, nor
il sliiM'iiiukor to Im told how to mako
shiMtt; ami that u inemlsT of I'arllu
melit fainlltar lu the affairs of state
ought not to is- ktstrocted reapocllufi
his dnttOS by tho e who had ampow
STSd hltn to repnxscnt them. The dent
ncratlc spirit In I'nglund, ns in Amer
ica, has continued to assert Itself III
spile of the rOmOBOtMQCna of Husirlsts
like miii and Ifacaulajr, The repre
seiitatlve Is COBSlderad to Is1 an agent
responsible to those who have eh. well
him and who are governing through
llllll. As such he may M closely .pi.-c
t i.uie.1 In ii canvass, phslgisl lo certain
pnKolaa and iMtructed w hen ha is elects
d. Tho time will mwer COmSi how
ever, when au self res ct lug man,
whether In I'arlluineiit or In Congress,
CM Is. Justltbsl In ssiiklng or voting
agullist Ills BOBBClaBCBi Convictions
am a MCred trust which ought never
to ba snctiflcad ut the demand of any
body of CltlMM. In the old-tline Anicr
lean plirass-, "It Is bettor to bo right
than to bo President."
Always on Horsohack.
When Datwln uskod a fiSUChO of the
psmpas why he did not work, the re
ply was: "I cannot, I am too issir:"
The great naturalist was nstonlshisl,
but the reply wus u perfectly natural
one. The man hud no horses, und n
guuchii never worked except on bors-
bach. On borasbach, no mutter if sss
eiity yeurs of age. he nlways uppeurcd
young. 00 foot he w addled like un ul
Ufa tor, Whether herding sheep or cat
tle, inarching, hunting, drawing water
from a well, the gauche wus ulwuys on
horseback. Me even drew u net ou
horseback, or churned huMor by gallop
lug abottt With a hide bug of milk thsl
to the oud of ft lnsso. Ou tho march
ho slept on horseback, never falling off.
lu death, too, he was often ou horse
buck, Hie sinewy legs maintaining him
seated tu the saddle lis If In life The
beggurs, what lew of them existed,
I iogge.1 on horsokack. extending a si
lent hand as you pMMd by them. la nn
alarm at night every one rim to his
horse, and, mounting, was ready for
what might bothM A pat. anal gov
ernment bbb tanned marderera, horse
thieves und other miscreants uot to
death, but to servo so uiuny years with
Infantry, and miserable enough that
Infantry sometimes was.
Very Close, Indeed.
Thla geutlcmau." said the phtvMo
glat at tho opou-alr porfornuiiK-o, "Is a
cloao otiacrvor a very cloei oW.rver.
"So niu.-h ao," is.ut m u. .1 tho pruvn
ologlst. "that I doubt exooedtnirlr If h
would have boon hero to night had we
I charged any admUalou fee."-Now
, Yorb JuuruaL
THE AMERICAN "REOULAR.,
Intercatlnc Obaarvatlona Upon Our
Holdlera by a Vorclsocr.
On the trip of this ship to Cuba no
tiffleor or man linn ever worn a tunic
r-xceptlng ot guard-mounting Inspec
tion. Tho fifty men who went ashore
mar Cabanns on Mny Yi and pitched
Into aomo 500 HpunlnrdH loft their coats
behind and fought in their Mm flan
nel ablrta. Of the officers some wore
a Hword, some did not, though all car
ried a revolver. No order were Is
sued on the subject It wa left to In
dividual taste. I hove experienced
hotter dnya at Gorman maneuvers than
on the coaat of Cuba during the days
we happened to be there, yet I have
never noticed any disposition lu the
army of William II. to relax the se
verity of service even temporarily. My
Cerninn friends sincerely believe that
the block stock und the hot tunic ure
whut hns made Trussla a strong nu
tlon. In the way of clothing, the Ameri
can private carries a complete chango
of underdrawers, uudershlrt, socks,
laced boots und uniform trousers. My
particular prlvuto wus carrying a
double allowance of Book, hundker
chlcfs and undorwenr. He bad
toothbrush ami comb. That is the
heavy marching order knapsack. For
light marching, which Is the usual mnn
nor, the man begins by spreading on
the ground his luilf tent, which Is
alwut the size of ft traveling rug. On
this ho spreads his blanket, roils It up
tightly Into n long narrow sausage,
huvlng first distributed along lis
length a pair of socks, it change of un
dorwenr, nud tho two Btlcks of his one
tent polo. Then bo bring the ends of
this eonvns roll together, not closely,
n In tho German army, but more like
the ends of u horseshoe hold by n rope
which at the same time stops the ends
of the roll tightly. When this horse
sIiim? Is slung over the man's shoulder
It doe not press uncomfortably upon
his chest. The total weight Is distrib
uted n tho most convenient manner
The packing of the mini's things Is
strictly according to regulation, except
ing only the single pocket In III knap
sack, where he may carry win: he
chooses, ns he chooses. Ills light can
vas barsraack Is much like ton Eng
lish one, and his round, rutlier flat
water flask Is covered with canvns. It
I mad, of tin, and the one I Inspected
WM rusty Inside. It would be lienor
If of aluminium. In the haversack Is
a pannikin with n hinged handle that
tuny bo used as n suuoepnn. Orer this
flts a tin plate, and when the two arc
covering each other the handle of the
pannikin flts over Iwtli by wiiy of ham
file. It Is nn excellent arrangement,
hut should be of aluminium Instead of
metal liable to rust. Tho most valu
able part of this haversack Is a big
tin cup that MB be used for a grout
variety of purposes, Including cooking
toffee. It Is hung loose at the strap of
the haversack. Of course, ouch man
has knife, fork and spoon, each lu a
The cartridge bolt contains 100
rounds, which arc distributed nil the
way round the waist, there being a
limbic row of them. Tho belt Is re
markably light, being woven all In
line opertitton. It Is of cotton nud an
t her material which prevent shrink
ing or loosening. The belt h ive stood
admirably the test put opon them for
the last six days, when It litis rained
rvory day, on top of the ordinary heavy
moisture usual at sea In the tropics.
The lest Is the more Interesting from
their having U-en previously lu n very
ilry country. Officers and men alike
unite lu praise of tills cartridge belt.
The particular private whom I was In
specting said he now carried 100 us
I iMislly ns he formerly carried fifty,
j This belt rests loosely on the hips,
1 without any straps over the shoulder.
It Is eminently business Hhe In appear
nice. The hat is the gray felt of South
Africa, Australia, ami every other purl
of the world where comfort mid cost
lire consulted. No boots are blacked
on expeditious of this kind. The men
' who form lu Hue for guard duty have
I (heir tunics well brush, si, but Hint may
bo due to extraneous Assistance,
I'or lighting purposes, then, tho
Culled Stales private Inis nothing to
p clean excepting hlsTltle and bay-
onet. lie carries no contrlraBces for
polishing buttons, boot! or the dozen
of bits of accoutrement deemed esaen-
tlnl to a good soldier In Kurope. Ill
Spain, for Instance, the private, though
lie may have nothing In his haversack,
will, nevertheless, enrry n clumsy out
lit of tool for milking his uniform look
Hotel for Men Only.
"There Is a hotel In Philadelphia Hint
Is run for the male tribe exclusively,"
said K. P. Leeaenf of the Quaker city
nt the Rbbltt. "A man Is ever wel
come, but he can't bring with him bis
wife, mother, sister or aunt. Since Its
i portals were llrst thrown open no
woman's fmv hns even been seen In
lobby, corridor or dining room. Not
only nro female guest rigidly exclud
ed, but women lire boycotted as help
alsuit that hostelry. No woman cools,
chamber ma Id or eanvstreos has ever
i set fisit on the promises, and yet the
j house Is a model of cleanliness and or
der. Tho place has hud a long and
' prosperous career, nud while the pros
j cut proprietor lives will be run on the
I same line. I have heard of one or two
hotel In other parts of the country
Hint have Nvn modeled after this one.
but don't know whether their experi
ence hns been successful." Washing
Kqual to tho (Vcasto-t.
Tho Hcktnshcc Is nn liiflucntliil nmi
enlightened order of dervishes Which
no sultan hns over boon able to sup
press. At the present time the gentle
men of the order belong to tho Liberal,
or Young Turkey party; they have al
wajs played it prominent part In revo
lutionary movement, and In coniiec
tlou with a period when these were lu
exceptionally bad odor, the author of
The Sultnn and His Subjects" relates
n comical iiuoedote.
Hlval orders, taking advantage of the
situation, endeavored to Induce Sultnn
Mahtnoud II. to suppress the Hekta-
shoo, which, lu truth, ho was not at all
' reluctant to do. His mnjoaty, however,
i determined to put tho unpopular breth
ren tu s teal.
Ho accordingly gave a great banquet,
to w hh h be Invited all the principal
dervishes lu Constantinople. Whut was
tho aiirnriaa of his guests te fln.1 that
each waa supplied with a spoon having
a handle a yard long!
How on earth were they to eat their
plluf? They looked nt each other nud
shrugged their shoulders, and won
dered what It could mean.
Come, come," cries Hie Sultnn from
his throne at the upper end of the
room, "why do you uot eat your pllaf
The dismayed looks of the dervishes
ptalOty Indicated the puzzled condition
of their minds. Suddenly, to the ID
tense amusement of the Commander
of the Faithful, and of the company In
general, the Rektuhhee began to feed
each other mutually, across the table,
with tholr giant spoons.
"Well done!" cried the Padishah,
clapping his hands with delight, "you
nro Indeed progressive and sensible
men, O Ilektasliee, and I shall not sup
press your order to please these Idiots,
who ore so dull of comprehension."
In the first live months of 1808 more
rain fell In Kansas than during the
whole of hist year.
IterltB has n service of dinner enrts
Which eull nt the homes of DM working
men and collect lunches to couvey to
the men lit the factories.
In u recent tost of speed at Gibraltar
the Hrltlsh channel squadron succeeded
In putting In 8,000 tons of coal mid get
ting ready for sea lu forty-eight bottrs.
An Itiillau doctor has discovered that
there Is lu the common pineapple a sub
stance similar to pepsin, und thai one
pineapple Is lUffidcBt lo digest ten
pOUBdi of Is'of.
A servant girl on a farm m-iir Cnin
biul, In Northern prance, has lived sev
enty two years with the siitne family.
She Is now HI yours of age und still
docs her work.
The cylindrical bales of cotton now
hipped from the Dotted states to Liv
erpool are pronounced u great Improve
ment upon the first specimens and also
upon the old bale.
The discovery has been made that
metal filings of any kind cm be com
pressed Into burs which will stand us
severe tests as the orlginul bars which
supplied Hie filings.
The Hrlllsli urmy rllle has eighty
two Component purls, In the production
of which 1)52 uiuchlnes are employed,
us well ns VarlOUS processes which do
not require machinery.
The luck of cheap coal Is n serious
Impediment to Mexican progress, ns
with the extension of railroads and the
development of manufactures the de
mand Is Increasing rapidly.
A Substitute for honey litis been In
troduced In Germany tinder the uaino
of sugar honey, and consists of sugar,
Water, minute amounts of mineral sub
stunccs and free tie-id.
A Roumanian manufacturer hns an
nounced his intention of sending to the
Pari exposition In lPOO ii pianoforte of
such exceptional sonority that Its tones
WtU be heurd tit u dlstiince of six miles.
While boring for wuter a Tennessean
struck what he thought must bo n lake,
his drilling opnratus sinking rapidly u
score of feet, but w hen the liquid spout
ed ho found that It was very pure oil.
l'or preventing a railroad disaster by
the timely discovery of a broken rail
nmi the stepping of nn npproachlng
train a locomotive engineer nt Hallo, on
the Baale, received a rewind of 50 cents
from the railroad company.
The largest wild bonst liounty pay
ment ever made In any State Is now
being made nt Helena, Mont. It
amounts to 100,000 mid represents tho
balance due on the State's payment on
thfl skins of 10,008 Wolves and coyotes
killed In 1x17.
Antl-Bemltlsm has broken out III Iin
doll. At an Inquest on Bpltalfleldl
Christian boy, killed by the throwing
of ii stone. It came out that lights he
tweeti Jews and Christians bavo been
going ou Iii that district for some time
Mr. DUMB, R Herman traveler who
recently explored the west coast of Cut
agonla, says that mosses of all species
ure developed there to an extrnordliinry
degree. They grow lu Immense heaps,
the explorer sinking to ids armpits In
some of them.
lu pert of Delaware a very much
greater acreage Is devoted to tomato
raising this year than In former sea
sons, some farmers having signed large
contracts with canning factories and
other having determined that the
open market offers good inducement
Incidental Information concerning
municipal street cleaning methods In
St. Petersburg, lttisshi, Is found In a Idg
petition being circulated there asking
for the abolition of rubbcr-tlred vehl-
do. IMH-Ulise rubber tires splash
more mud than the old kind.
Coin's milk I the milk of Bpaln, what
little pasturage there Is being devoted
to bulls Instead Of COWS. Till milk Is
so unwholesome In warm weather that
it gnvo birth to this proverb: "March
milk Is good for yourself; April milk Is
good for your brother, und Mny milk la
good for your mother In law.
An ordinance adopted by the Louis
iana constitutional convention forbids
the acceptance by any public official of
free transportation, frimkltig privilege
or discrimination In passenger, tele
graph or telephone rates. The drawer
of the ordinance acknowledged In the
debate thai M hud a pass In his pocket.
Missouri ha more chickens than any
ether state in the Union, n is.B)i wll,.n
the latest I'nlted States census was
taken, the chicken population amounted
to 18,000,000 fowls of other varieties.
The producl lu eggs for that your was
B8,000,000 doxeu, valued nt about ,
000,000. There Is n real estate denier In Wash
ington uftiuod William McKlnley. There
used to Is- a real estate dealer there
named John Sherman, and ho caused
his venerable Senatorial namesake a
good deal of annoyance. It looks queer
to see slgutvoards upon vacant lote
offering proiorty for sale or rent by
At the Top Notch or Velocity.
cine lour rrlond uwen seems to
have run Into debt pretty deopi I
He Ilun Into debt? lie scorched.- '
SAWED Off HI8 OWN LEO.
Wonderfol Nsrva ot a Pioneer Gold
Proa pec tor,
s ia minora have not hoard of tho
Tcgleg mine, loomed In tbe vicinity, of
Inuth Valley, which has been ft legend
In mining circles for nearly fifty joat.
Numerous expeditious have been or
gnnlzitl for the rediscovery of this fa
" .. iJt ,i.in. The orlgluntor of tho
lliuun ivoi " - - , ,
story of o marvelously rich rolue local-
edluthe terra Incognito oi which
Valley Is the central point was PegW8
Smith, a famous pioneer long before
the discovery of gold in usiuwii
. . ,i ...h i.is oT.riitlons were
Ills eurner limn -r
confined tnnluly to tbe overland trail
on which be wus employed as a freight
er and guide.
The circumstances whicu guo nr .
the sobriquet by which he wus univer-
..- n most thrilling ''Pl
ainly awwH - - .
sodo. While hauling a load of freight
bet w. en the widely sopnrntin po.
that curly day he was Jolt.! from h Is
wngon, nud falling under Its wius-u
bin) his leg so badly crusueu mui
..i.l.lonl (tint llli Mil bono of life lay
In amputation. Hut he wus alone on the
trull in the hinrt of the mountains, '
.i. ,., uoririsiii was nt the military
lilt: l, v , , , v i , i -,, -
post of Port Laramie, hundreds oi
miles away. lie was n muu oi
Oem, however, and did not hesitate un
iiisliint uftor he hud learned the extenl
of his Injuries,
with his Jackknife mid saw be per
formed the amputation himself, ban
duged the stump ns ls-st lie could, nni)
In his crippled condition built himself
a shelter and subsisted on the provl
sloiis In his wngon until bo was found
by some friendly Indians nnd tuken to
a surgeon. The operation was a suc
cess, and lu a few months be resumed
his old calling. When the lnte Gov
ernor fillpln visited Oregon In 1840-'18
Smith was employed to guide him, aud
the Governor In bis narrntlvo records
the Incident. After the discovery of
gold In the mountains of California,
l'egleg turned prospector and traveled
through tbe mountains from Oregon
to Arizona until he became noted as the
most daring and most thoroughly post
ed prospector and guldo.
The Franco-Uermau war cost $3,000,
000,000. Santiago bombardment powder cost
England's ordnnnco survey map cost
The nrmy pf (iermitny boosts eight
Yellow fever killed ll.riOO Spunlsh
soldiers lu HuIhi.
A Hod Cnss nurse won a husband
among her patients.
Spain hns sent to Ouho, 1,000 tons of
medicines, etc., In throe years.
Our oldest vessel still in service, the
schooner Polly, won built In 1SO.V
To onouiio from Ceuta Jnll o prisoner
must swim the Strait of Gibraltar.
The demand for cavalry horses has
revived the cqulno Industry lu Wyo
ming. Our eonst signal sorvleo system ex
tends nil the wny from Pur ilnrbor to
Profanity 1 forbidden by both tho
army mid the uuvy regulations of the
"Ity the sword of my father" Is one
of the most convincing oaths a french
man can use.
The Constitution forbids tt. I'resh
dent leaving the Putted States while
he Is President.
The sword of Napoleon was laid un
sheathed on the pillow where rested
his lifeless head.
Otirlng the siege of Pnrla no fewei
than 2ZIXHVHI0 letters sailed out of the
city in the fifty-four tali onus.
The breaking of tho sword In halves
nnd throwing the weapon at the feet
of un enemy Is the expression of Insub
ordination, the spirit that admits de
feat, but remalBI uneouquenxl.
Searchlights are such good targots
for the enemy's guns Hint tho Germans
ore nrrnngtug to throw the light first
on a mirror and thence on the enemy,
thereby concealing Its real source.
A Puzilo Picture.
lind the other hunter.
The World', Newspaper Output,
The total amber of copies of news-
tMPen printed throughout the world m
one year Is 14w.000.000. To print
"lT 78!,24 ,0D9 r.or
.tSO.OOiKiunds, while It would take
he fastest press In feodOB 333 yean
to print a single year's edition, which
Dally Addition to tho Be.
1 be quantity of water discharged PT.
erj day Into the sea by all the rivers
0 the world has l oslmtvJ J ta
staut thirty six cubic miles.
2 only men's heirs who" are ever
rvUy Interested In bis ailment
Otrxrara orr uts own leo.
Tho torpedo field ami fort gun used In tho nrmy nnd nnvr inn.l.u 71
. . . . i ,k ...ln ll ul, I,. I, Im i .. "'ISM
qriciil BUS lorniMiH us ' i ""in im- mrt eij
the breech. The gun Is supported by u steel framework, the nur cm! of iruTl
r il.n breech isirtloli. and tho front forms tke forward linlf f ik.
bearings, the fiiucr nun wmmmtam "i"'ii me iniie nn, u,. 1
.., t I., ....,i,.,., eoiw-enfplc with the breech ,..o.. .l Mi
riuce uie iron " n...s.., -- -----j ---- -, inr ciiii,j
loaded without absolutely bringing the mnln tills- to ntd. n ,),l tyw. , , '
the gun is rotated by menus of genr nud sprocket wheels, Bi,nnr , ,b
bicycle, for Increasing speed nnd transmitting power. The ssasl , ih.
.. ... ... ' - - - i , OOSI r. . ,-. ,1 l I . i l..f ii.l,..,, . . -'"pim
tlplled tlial I no voiocHy ui impaneil to lhcn,l
the lurger types used for fortilltntlons nnd ob bonrd ship the ,i,je tni
Hie trunnion oi me ansva v . , nnurn-iii cnsinu which
ibbIbbi at lis forward end. The heuviest rocket Bred from tbe h
,t. . i r,.l I I ho heaviest rec ti I lir,l .."
mtii in ,'U
. , ...... , u , .. .,,, r, a Too or o vain in re en, a , .... m
' ""I I"'..,.-.- v. D . . . . ' J UWU Mj
ilyniimite is Incased In a mm menu vine.
WEALTH NOT IN THE WATER.
The O.ild-from-Beo-Woter Man Ooca
Abroad for Ilia Hculth.
Last November there was consider
nble in w ipaper talk about o New Kug
luud Uuptlst clergyman. Jernegan by
mime, who on a voyage for his hculth
wus reported to have discovered a
method of troutlng sou water chemical
ly, thUB extnitclng the large percent
age of pure gold which the waters of
Hie great deep were said to contuln.
This mun was inppoeed to be un ex
pert chemist und mineralogist, and wus
said to have spent mouths In experi
menting on the tlnsory. Tho OTOCI ss
wus a close secret. With tho gentlemen
whom ho had taken Into his confidence,
Mr. Jernegan Instituted a plant on n
smnll scale on Niirrngnnsoft Hny. The
Idea wus so unique, nud the promised
nnv. i. r. ji.u.nkoan.
returns bo enormous, flint It was only
a few days till the reverend gentleman
hud the general public Interested, nnd
not only so, but severul men of money
thought It worth their wbllo to look
Into the matter In order Hint If It
should turn out to Ik1 a good thing tbey
would not lie too late for n chunco to
take stool'. In the extensive plant It wns
proposed to sot up.
A derrick was built In the bay sev
eral hundred yards from the shore.
Lending out to It wns a long bridge.
Out hero the 0Xiolilll0IIIS were s-r-formed.
Tho men of money were In
vited, and came, bringing with them n
supply of quicksilver, nt the rOQMBt of
the minister. This was placed In n
lend lined Ihix. The box wus lowered
ami nn elctrtc current panned through
the quicksilver, the result Wing that
the precious metal was extracted from
the sea water. After a certain time the
ltox wns raised nnd Its contents turtnsl
over to nn nssayer, who reportisl thut
the return of gold wns not only pure,
but that the deposit was very heavy.
The money men were pleased, nnd Mr.
Jernegan might have any reasonable
amount to establish n plant He got
several thousnnd on the strength of
the experiment, but the plant came
slowly. One excuse nftor another wns
lnveuted and the men of cnpltal grew
suspicious. Ho found out there wns
danger, so ho pocked his grip and sailed
for Prnnoe. The scheme was certainly
a unique one. What really happened
while the tax was under water was
this: A diver went down nt some point
near by nnd, unknown to the capital
ists, put In whatever gold wns In tho
tax when It came up.
World's haziest People
The laziest and dirtiest people In the
world have recently lieen discovered
In the Cnueosus. Tbey live lu an In
niis.sqible mountain range tatweon tho
lllnok Sea and the Caspian Sea, and ns
they wore 2,000 years ago, so they ore
to day. Seen from without there Is a
certain pleturoftqtionoss nbonl n Rvann.
tlnn village, although it merely consists
o miserable stone hovels, without any
attempt nt form or adornment.
Within the houses they are Inconceiv
ably dirty. Tbey are tilled with rags,
vermin and dirt of every description.
They possess no fireplaces or chimney.
All the cooking, In fact, Is done over a
hole scooped out In the middle of the
floor, in those houses men, women nud
children are huddled together. During
the long wiuter months they ore shut
In for days at a time, the cattle often
sharing their quarters. Every aper
ture has to be closed on account of the
This long Imprisonment Is, perhaps,
the cnirso of the degradation Of the ho
ple. Horrible dlseoses result from It,
which nre aggravated by abnormal
consumption of orrnek, the strong dis
tilled drink of the Asiatics.
Ih sM. this, It Is an Invariable rule
to mnko four days o week holidays,
with saints' days ns extras. Since they
have adopted tho holidays of every otll
er country with which they have been
In contact. It Is uot surprising that the
men find HUM time for work. Parm
lug. bee culture aa ott'a breeding are
TORPEDO QUN IN ACTION.
tile nnlv llwlnwia J .,
.,- .... r
mine uiioiiKnout tuoir teriitorr
. ,. luuuuiiirturnliiSaJ
M'W ork I.i direr.
Simple and Ard tenia Life of lk
i,, . -.... "Ma
It ta ,1.1 tkifti I....JI.. -
tans or i urkev has .li..i-f ,
f it'll t Ii. ami It m -iv h. ,.,i,t,i . .,
(ruth. Hint cor ,i,,i - , . i- k J
nave icq a natiira hf Tk., .
Sllltnll IS hi iU',1V,i, .n
... -- vuv u(
Hons, and the following cxtrstt
faithful Picture of 1,1s shnnln ,m!J
" - " '' " I". I.VIU1B
bis Seeretiirl.si till t rkA. L.tJ
fllBta ATlni- I u l,n 1.,!,. . Jj
rOC Ml I' 1..' nllkln I I. . I
" ...v, emu 1119 Tig
l l,..n I,., r-,.1 f,, .- I,.. . I ...I, J
u. u ,v ..mill'- llv liu-3 llHUn
me ijrnnu vizier, mo Mbflk-u-
nud other ofllcials.
At 8 o'clock he dines,
alone, not nnfrequently Id the
of one of the ambassadors.
oily his Mujinty uitertnloi fh
and daughters of the nmh
vvnn other rem n ah at
served In gorgeous style, a Is fnaal
on tho finest of nlate and tkesail
qulslte of poroolnln.
In Uie evening Abdal-BnH
plays duets on the piano wis
........... ... ..i.oi. ,, ii,. i. fj
IT.. I .. . uu- . , i r ..
ireniiei inn. i i v i uenr nff a :m
i'iiiii I ill. i nnsi ill ineii. uu raw
cuBimis, is rieiity cuiiinnii'iwi
lilar.iu with decorations, im
Sultan Is tlio fln.t who linn door
u t , llin il aoii, ml ah.Tel.1 MOMm
tiichod to the Imperial turlmnoffa
rsi. . tt li..i ,.s I'ilt.u1 fl
rii tinieo liifi.i-tn il t) :'.n lllt Kll (111
a a B. S S. .. .1..,'. aW
Ii S VIS iir IK S ill' II 1U1 I'll iur w,m
hlmMf Ufbtl tbe Htfnrotte be
klm lln la Un;... !f ... luvotent
fi . iliv l Ik.in ttr i.' " "
.... ii i.. ...... it.. ti..vnr ii'if m u
avr. AS tlV MlMllIl IS SUIIKWU wm
T . . . mml l-.lt
ll 14 M:iirmV I UI1L'I II I'-l
.i-i- MiwlAiAn infivi-rs:illoD
cm iiiimi,i iiiin ......
WHIM' It'll llll.li " "W f
i. ...1.. .. tr,ir Ml
the honor of dining with litowjeri
the first Turkish MVCMlgn.Mil
who hns ever admitted l
... i,iu inbh. After dtaso
. . . . . in irtiMi
mi v noi las n moiisi ii..,.
I I s 1 1 1 1 1 I IP ,-illieti -
.. ... ".I,,! UU
Cellenl trap: It wns sent to w
England, nnd I have caught tcs
lu It to duy!"
NEW BOTTLE FOR POISOHi
l'revcnts i-conic inn.. ..
DOSC liy Mlliaaw
. . . . . . ,. .
iii nroduetna a bottle from w1
sou cannot easily do in.cu -
IT U. ...,..., r 'I -i ,lf I"' "
i l . inn in
well I s. Hie 1. ii .....vftlW
or nenvy gins ; ' . , vB
. M a .-, ,.n.1 I si HI Bll" SBS
cor ; tv in nsneMo- - -
nlTeetsnorlsalTeete.i ny io
lonls used In medicine.
. i. anchor citcM
l-l , 11 Mill .... I. ,.- . M
. . .. n hr tar "T
nnoiiier wiiriuiiii - -....
u-. ...ikinu thcnef''
ot mo iiiicnoi . .i.,e
bottle. The contents of inr-'-bo
easily poured or tton
L ', t tin- aide "
finger, ns the anchor uov. -the
o' " : : -ui
known "prophet In , -
Intely atinouucii i
the world in 1000, bM
nlr..,l bv t ie i a 1 . t .
ago it wU discovered . ht
nnid a high preun
lease of business prem
N.tnrnMoh.ror - rf ,
dbS"bSl m found Ii""!
are always dyed.
Free adTicTii" very ofw .
I I El l-HJl U IDC
1 1 .n art l" t l -i-