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California State Analyst.
Royal Baking Powder is Superior
to all in Purity and Strength.
" For purity and care in preparation the Royal
Baking Powder equals any in the market, and
our test shows that it has greater leavening
powerthan anyof which we have anyknowledge."
Prof. Clumistry, Vnmnity tf 'Caitanm,
Analyst California State Board of Health, etc., etc
No careful housekeeper can afford to
use any baking powder but Royal.
Toe Formation of tne Teela. j
An eminent dentist is authority
for the following interesting expla
nation: It would take too long to describe
the formation of the teeth, but it
may interest you to know that the
enamel is derived in the first place
from the epithelium or scarf skin,
and iB, in fact, modified skin, while
the dentine, of which the bulk of the
teeth is composed, is derived from
ih mucous layer below the epithe
lium. Lome salts are slowly deposited,
and the tooth pulp or nerve is the
last remains of what was once a
pulpy mass of the shape of the future
tooth, and even the tooth pulp in
the old people sometimes gets quite
obliterated by calcareous deposits. !
The 33 permanent teeth are preced-1
ed by 20 temporary deciduous or
These are fully erupted at about 2 j
or 2i years old, and at about 6 years ;
of age a wonderful process of ab- j
sorption sets in by which the roots 1
of the temporary teeth are removed
to make room for the advancing per- j
manent ones. The crowns of the
former having no support become
loose and fall away.
One would naturally suppose that
the advancing permanent tooth was
a powerful factor in the absorption
of its temporary predecessor, but we
have many facts to prove that it has
no influence whatever. Indeed the
interesting phenomena of the erup
tion and succession of the teeth are
very little understood.
Wbal the Uuke aUy Have Said.
The correspondent of a country pa
per had been loitering around the
Waldorf hotel several days trying to
get an interview with the Spanish
duke. On? morning he encountered
his excellency as he was going out
for a drive. That was his chance,
fie hastily produced his writing pad
and pencil and started in for buta
"Ton have recently returned from
Chicago. I believe?"
"You believe what you like," re
plied the duke tartly, as if his break
fast had disagreed with him.
"And you saw our falls of Niagara
on your way f continued the report
er, determined not to be bluffed. -
"I have no time to talk."
"But the readers of the Blokeville
Banner would like to know what
your excellency thinks of these two
great national curiosities."
"Tell them," said the duke as he
made a bolt for his carriage, "that 1
think Niagara is a cataract of water
and Chicago a cataract of beer."
New York Times.
-. Magnetic Effeete of Lightning.
i" The magnetic effects produced by
lightning are often very curious. A
chest containing a large assortment
of knives, forks and other cutlery
was. not many years ago, struck in
the house ef a Wakefield tradesman
and magnetism imparted to the whole
of the articles. Arago, in his "Me
teorological Essays," speaks of a shoe
maker in Swabia whose tools were
thus treated, to his indescribable an
noyance. "He had to be constantly
freeing his hammer, pinchers and
knife from his nails, needles and
awls, which were constantly getting
caught by them as they lay together
on the bench.
The same authority knew of a
Genoese ship which was wrecked
near Algiers in consequence of some
pranks played bj lightning among
the compasses, the captain innocent
ly supposing that he was sailing
' toward the north, when, as a matter
. -t fact, he was steeruur due south.'
Thai Ik a Hafiacloue ilof.
There is a prominent business man
in Washington who is something of
a dog fancier and takes pride in a
pair of English setters that have held
a prominent place in several bench
shows in the country. Borne month
ago one of them developed an in
cipient ease of ophthalmia and was
taken to an oculist for treatment, just
as naturally as would have been any
other member of the family. The
treatment, which consisted of drops
to be put in the patient's eye, proved
quite successful and relieved the
trouble for a time, but after awhile
it came on again, and a second ex
pedition was planned to the doctor's.
Flim Flam seemed to know where
he was going, for on entering the
square where the oculist had his of
fice he raced ahead of his master and
got up the Bteps where he had been
but once before, and on the door be
ing opened bolted straight for the
treatment room, instead of waiting
his turn down stairs as two legged
patients learn to do to their sorrow
and impatience. This time the treat
ment was a zinc solution that was
very severe and brought the water
in streams from the laitieut s eves.
but he took it with his nose in the
air, never wincing, and the only sign
of feeling he made was to hold out
one paw pathetically for his master's
hand. vt ashington Post
Two Wealthy Hew York Women.
Hit, Russell Sage i a graduate of
lbs. Willard's school at Troy She
taught school herself for some rears be
fore her marriage in what is now the
Oogentz acbool. near Philadelphia. She
speaks in a clear, well bred voice, ex
qmsuelr modulated, bnt fall of dignity
and decision. She is president of the
Emma Willard Alumna Association of
New York, and shows with affectionate
pride a large photographic portrait of
her preceptress taken from the only en
graved one that ever came near to doing
that eminent lady justice. There is a
warm friendship between Mrs. Sage and
Hiss Helen Uonld. the daughter of Jay
Oonld, who in her own youthful war is
every whit a admirable as the elder
Miss Uonld has one of those delicate.
appealing faces that instantly arouse
the instinct of chivalrous courtesy in all
beholden. She. too, has that excellent
thing in a woman, a voice soft, gentle
and low. The railroad magnate's daugh
ter is averse to newspaper mention of
herself, and says so with such gentle
dignity as to silence any interviewer
who has even the ghost of a conscience.
New York Epoch.
When Days Were Three Honrs hong.
Away in the distant, when the
earth was very young, it went
around so fast that the day was only
three hours long. The whole globe
was liquid then, and as it spun
around and around at that fright
ful speed it finally burst into two
parts. The smaller of the parts be
came the moon, which has been sail
ing around the earth ever since at an
ever increasing distance. These cu
rious points are not given on the
"suppose so" theories of an igno
ramus, but are the well matured de
ductions of Dr. Ball, the astronomer
royal of Ireland. Philadelphia Press.
Paper Wfaeele on Palaee Can.
Every wheel on a Pullman car is
made of paper. Yon do not seethe
paper, because it is covered with iron
ana steel. The body of the wheel is
a block of paper about i inches thick.
Around this is a rim of steel meas
uring from two to three inches. It
is this steel rim, of course, which
comes in contact with the rails. The
ides are covered with circular iron
plates bolted on. Exchange.
AN AMERICAN BILLIONAIRE.
Poollilllly Thai U Even a Probability la
the Not Distant Future,
More than 10 years ago John Swin-
ton made the somewhat notable
prophecy, "The nineteenth century j
will witness an American billion
aire." At that time the richest man
in the nation was credited with be
ing worth l!0.OM,000 in hard cash.
When young William H. Vanderbilt
died he was said to be the prospective
heir to SUO.uOO.OOO.
There have been some interesting
computations of the prospective
wealth of this great family, allowing
its investments to continue as sub
stantial as they now are, and substi
tute for the enormous revenues now
returned from its great railway prop
erties at the modtet rate of 5 per
cent. Two years ago the wealth of
the anderbilt family was thus sum
marized: Cornelias Vanderbilt IllWUCOn)
William E. Vanderbilt Bi.OU.UlM
Frederick W. Vandorbllt UMMUUl
George W. Vanderbilt 1&UV.UJ0
Mrs. Elliott f. Snepard 11,0011.001
Sirs. W. 0. Stoene lS.IXftUll
Mrs. Hamilton WrK.Twombley.... lS.0UU.on
Mrs. IV. Seward Webb l:,OW.0OI
That this wealth has since grown
to be $300,000,000 is stating it very
conservatively. The estimated in
come is tl5,000.000. At current rates
of interest this fortune, if kept in
tact, will hi 25 years have grown to
be nearly $1,000,000,000. The enor
mous pile of money comprised in
$1,000,000,000 is hardly to be realized
by most people. What a figure a
billionaire would be may perhaps be
best understood by saying that such
a man, if his wealth were all concen
trated in Minneapolis, would hold a
clear title to the whole of the Twin
Cities and oil their suburbs meaning
all the landF and buildings as they
stand, and a considerable portion of
the state besides.
. It is therefore by no means cer
tain that John Bwinton's prophecy
will not materialize before the cen
tury closes. The interest on the Van
derbilt wealth, at 5 per cent would
make it at the end of 0 years, $340,
000,000; in 10 years. $148,000,000; in
25 years, $941,000,000; in 50 years,
But 5 per cent is only a conven
tional trifle in the face of the figures
of profit on the great Vanderbilt
roads. And as the Vanderbilts, along
with the Astors, have adopted a poli
cy in bequeathing property, which
amounts in practice to English
primogeniture, it is by no means im
probable that they may bring forth
a billionaire before the dawn of the
These are facts which may well set
all classes of men interested in the
general welfare to thinking. The fa
bled wealth of the Casars was paltry
beside the prospective mountains
whose broadening shadows hang over
millions of honest toilers struggling
for a decent competence. Minneapo
A Narrow Seeape for a Uj
'It has always been a mystery to
me." said a prominent society young
man of the west eud, "how people
can be so absentminded. I have
heard good stories about absent
minded people, but none better than
an incident which I know to be a
fact There is in society circles in
our section a young momed man
whose cranium is not prone to an
overproduction of hair, but it would
seem that what his head lacks his
face makes up for. The young man
aforesaid is not partial to beards nor
barbers and acts as his own tonsonal
artist. The other day he made all
arrangements for a comfortable
shave and had taken his position be
fore the glass, razor in hand. Now,
in his toilet room there are two large
mirrors placed opposite each other.
and as the young man stood with
his back toward one the reflection of
his bald head shone as a secondary
image in the mirror which he was
"As absentminded people are ac
customed to look rather into the dis
tance, the young man overlooked his
face and saw only the secondary im
age of his bald head. Without
thought and with a dexterity that
seemed born of practice the young
artist began lathering the back of his
head with a good coat He was just
about to proceed to use the razor
when his wife stepped into the room
and by her ejaculation of surprise
aroused the husband to a sense of the
ludicrous position he was in. He
tells the story himself with a great
deal of gusto." St Louis Republic
The Prenoh Tricolor. '
Bed and blue, the old colors of
Paris, linked by Lafayette with Hen
ry IV's royal white, made the tri
color, A man's dress showed his
party. The patriots wore light coats
with black waistcoat and trousers.
The royalists dressed all in black
with a white stock, or else in the liv
ery of Artoi's green coat with rote
kolored collar. Washington Star.
SELLING A SECONDHAND STOVE,
Exoerlenee of n ln Who Decided ta
Clvc I'n 111. Ki.it.
"Did you ever try to sell your
ueuuilg anno wiifii juu ii j
your lint to send your missus out !
into the country i" pathetically in
quired a married man. "Well, if
you're any way proud or stuck tip,
it will be good for you. You go to
the stove dealer to whom you paid
$3 for 20 cents' worth of Russia iron
pipe and half on hour's work. You
tay you guess you'U move into a ;
steam heated flat in the fall, and i
you don't care about storing the
stove. He knows it's a good stove,
because he told you so when he and
you got the landlord to put a jack on
" 'Oh, I never buy a secondhand
stove,' he savs. You try other deal
ers. They want to know where you
got the stove and look at you as if
they thought you stole it It s been
a lesson to me. ill never steal a
stove, hot or cold, no matter how
hard up I get. Too hard to get ,rid
"So I went to a secondhand store.
Dusty old place. Things in it nobody
would ever buy. Old man in there
varnishing up a child's high chair.
Told him I wanted to sell a heating
stove. He never said a word for five
minutes. I went on and described
the stove so that a total stranger
would recognize it if he met it on
Broadway. Old man said nothing.
I waited. Finally he looked up and
asked: 'Well, what it is? What you
ask for that stove?' I told him 1
didn't know exactly. Id sell it
"Old man said nothing. I gave
him my address. I waited.
" 'Well,' said the old man, 'some
day I gut nothings else to do I go
me on that place. I got me no time
to tell other peoples their business.'
That's all he said to me. I can't be
gin to tell you how insulting his
manner was. The more I thought
about it the madder I got. Hulf an
hour tutor I went back and said to
him in as bitterly sweet tones as I
could get up: 'Although we may lie
unable to strike a bargain, I want
to thank you for your gentlemanly
treatment I should like to meet you
"Did it freeze him?"
"Course not. 'Oh, that's all right,'
he suid and nodded his head patron
izingly and went on varnishing the
baby's high chair." New York
Besuecltatlnf the Apparently Drowned.
A new method, the general princi
ple of which is indicated by its name,
"the traction of the tongue," has
been introduced by Professor J. V.
Laborde to revive those who have
been rescued from a watery grave.
It is exceedingly simple and has been
attended with striking results. In a
person who has been long immersed
in water or otherwise asphyxiated
it suffices to seize the tip of the
tongue and pull upon the tongue
rhythmically so as to cause rhyth
mical traction in imitation of the
respiratory rhythm. The process
should be kept up for a long time.
If it is successful, the person gives a
deep sigh, and sometimes vomiting
occurs, and after that if the trac
tion be continued, respiration is usu
ally speedily restored.
Professor Laborde has had occa
sion to employ the process, and with
almost invariable success, in cases of
apparent death from drowning, and
Dr. Billot has obtained excellent re
sults in testing its efficacy in cases of
sewer gas poisoning. The process
has been used by Professor Laborde
for some time in cases of apparent
death under the action of chloro
form in the case of animals operated
on in the laboratory. New York
The Poet and the PUnmonger,
I was in Grimsby not long ago, and
went into one of the lew nshmongera
shops in that capital of fishmongers en
gros. The worthy shopkeeper was in a
talkative mood, and among other things
told me that he was under orders to send
a small hamper of null daily to Lord
Tennyson. In support of this statement
he produced a letter from the poet lau
reate's residence, and in handing it to
me he said: "It's not from the lord 'im-
selt It's from his son, Master 'Allaui.
1m wot s doing the poetry now. And,"
be added confidentially, "they do say as
'ow it urn t a patch on the old man s.
I thought the worthy fishmonger's idea
that as a matter of course Lord Tenny
son's toa, on his father's accession to
other duties, would take over the poetry
basinet1! just as in due time his own
son would succeed him in the fishmon-
gering line, sufficiently amusing to be
chronicled. (Jor. Pall Hall Uazctte
Ple Living Grandfathers,
A little Cariboo girl a short time ago
bad five grandfathers living on her
father s side of the family. Maine can
fnrnuh some good illustrations of re-
markahls families. Bangor Conuner
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