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p michiU gailij fgagle; gricfcqj Piiht& Sghromtes 21, 18 W,
Jeannio Winston's operatic training anil
methods were never seen to greater advan
tage than with tho Carleton company.
The wedding party in tho first act of
"Nanon" as given by the Carleton com
pany, is extremely amusing. In this
scene Clara Windom appears in a make
up, that, although bordering on tho gro
tesque, gives evidence of her ability as a
charaotor-actross, and the same applies to
her performance in 'iErminie."
Opera house Monday and Tuesday even
ings. RUXXIXG WILD.
It is a long time since the Court Street
theater lias put on a better play or had a
better house than that of last evening.
Af tor the galleries and boxes had been
Jillod by people who could get no seats auy
whero else, the last of the comers went
away to return pt'rhaps some other nigl. .
"Running Wild" is much funnier thau
the average light fun. the puns and say
ings art, iimv nnd ljikintr. and the claim of
miscellaneous made by the show billB, is
well founded, for not only in the imitation
but in the regular songs all acquitting
themselves creditably. "Running Wild"
will continue to keep all in an uproar.
Thursday and Thanksgiving matineo at
Crawford opora house. Advanced sale of
fceats at usual place.
ANNO LN'CK 31 BNT.S.
T. M. C.
The Fratornal jNfystnl Circle meets this
Friday eoning at 7:30 o'clock at K. of H.
hall, Gotto building. A full attendance is
requested. PEitcY Longlands,
The Altar chapter of St. John's Guild
will meet with Miss Mnrlow, in tho
Flotohor block, this (Friday) afternoon at
4 o'clock. Gejcevieve Maulow, Secy.
Do not forgot tho baskot social to be
piven this evening by the Unitarian ladies
at Council hall, 213 S. Water street. A
musical and literary programe will be
rendered and the Unity club will be organ
ized. All are cordially invited, without
regard to church connections.
ATTEKTIOX KNIGHTS TEMPLAR.
There will bo a regular meeting of Mt.
Olivet commandery No. 12 K. T. this oven
lug at 7:80 sharp.
By order R. C. DEAM, E. C.
J. A. HOLLINGER, Rec. pro tern.
flTnrnished by tho Deam Abstract Co)
The following transfers of real estate
97cro filed for record in tho office of the
resistor of deeds.
Rufus Cono, shf, to Henry Smith 33
blk 12 Allen & Smith's add 20 28
blk 11 Allen & Smith's add shf d. . 75
J F Conloy to M E Bricker CO and C2
Ford nve Tilford's 2d add w d 1
Florence E Chambers to Charles A
Sehwendingor 5 and eas half o avo
D Sherwoousadd w d
Geo C Mastin to C C Fees north 200
ft lot 11 blk D Fee's snbdiv w d. . . .
Gt'o C Mastin to Catharine L Han
son south 101 ft lot 11 blk D Fee's
subdiv w d
S D Wallace to Mary E Hazzrrd w hf
se qr 33 25 20 w d
Win Burris to John Becker ne sw
Addie M Trickey to John W Walters
sw 3 30-28 2 c
francos C Rowley to Charley Soiver
n H so & 12-20-2 w
Peter Yulgamore to Jennie Martin
81 83 Chicago ave West Wichita. . .
Peter Vulgamoro to Julia A Baenish
85 87 Chicago avo West Wichita...
Ammonia is extracted from the manure
Ordinary potato bugs, dried and pow
dered, vara used for raising blisters.
A tree insect of Mexico, the lac, dried and
powdered, serves as an admirable astrin
gent in cases of dysentery.
Real hartshorn, made from stags' horn,
Is a mcdiomal article now, being made into
shavings for market, boiled to a jelly, and
prescribed by phybicians for rickets.
Tho cochineal insect is mostly known
for its uso as a dye, but it has also an ad
ditional value for relieving neuralgic pains
end for checking tho spasms of whooping
Powdered cockroaches contain an active
principle called ''anti-bydropin," which is
most offective in the stimulation of tho
kidneys, and scrveb as a chock to tho com
Musk, derived from two little sacs on tho
belly of the musk deer, iB regarded as a
most important remedy for nervous trou
bles. It would bo more used were it not
that it is so costly.
Tho digestive fluid of tho pip, known as
"pepsin," is valuable for indigestion or
dyj.peisia. For the same purpose tho fluid
is bcraped from the inside of the gizzards
"of barn yard fowls and sold.
A croon insect called tho "Spanish fly,"
reduced to a powder, is applied most effect
ively as a blister.inflaming t he skin through
the operation of an active principle which
the powder contains, called "cantharidin."
Leeches aro oaught for market in swampy
places, mostly with rokes, though some
times animals aro driven into shallow
waters infestod by them in order that they
may be f:ustBed upon by leeches and bring
them out by the quantity.
Crabs' eyes aro employed to some extent
as a remedy for acid stomachs. They aro
not actually tho eyes of the crnb, but "sim
ply small concretions of lime found iu tho
Etomaclis of crayfish at the time when thoy
are about to c6t their shell and mako now
Isinglaj-s is simply the swimming blad
ders of fishos, by the expansion and con
traction of which they change their specific
gravity and rise or sink at will. They aro
himply split and dried, having the interior
membrane taken out- Thoy aro roadtiy
dissolved and aro most valuable as a con
stituent of many preparations usoful to in
Talids. DAUGHTERS OF EVE.
Mrs. LcAse, the Kansas prohibition ora
tor, weighs 200 pounds.
Mrs. Andreas, of Pomona, Cal., has a
geranium bush that is thirty feet high.
Laura Jean Libby, the Brooklyn author
ess, in tho last five years has rondo $40,000.
Miss Francos E. Wiilnrd is credited with
tho ambition to be elected a bishop of the
Pr. Catherine Northrop is one of the
prettiest of Philadelphia's now numerous
young lady physicians.
Mrs. Harrison has given notice that here
after no visitor to the White House is to
be admitted to tho red parlor.
Blanolio Willis Howard, now the wife of
Dr. Teufel, of Stuttgart, is said to have a
different linger ring for every day in the
Mrs. Mary B. Morgan, who lias served
as county superintndent of schools iu Ne
b'lRska, is also the editor of a newspaper
published at Alma.
The beautiful London house in which
Whistler pniated a peacock room how
o nc as it mistress the Mrs. Leyiand who
was Alias Jenta Cfaunberlain.
farmenoitn, the Svsafsh dancer, wili be
consumed to Umnorfrffln- kv txro noruJ u
...... tvnicii jonn b. Sargent painted in
Paris, and that which William M. Chase
to paint in New York.
Gcorgiania, Dowager Baroness de Ros,
f London, who is 93 years old, danced at
he ball given at Brussels on tho eve of the
attic of Waterloo. She was a daughter of
lis. Duke of Richmond, who gavelho ball.
Mrs. Henry Ward Beecher recently at-
ended an apron sale held at the residence
f Rev. S. B. Halliday, Brooklyn. The af-
air was under the auspices of the King's
Jnughtors, for the benefit of the Beecher
Countess Elizabeth Koenigsmarck, said
,o be the hnndbomest woman in Germany,
was recently wedded in a novel dress of
ted and white, the color of her husband's
legiment. The bridesmaids also wore
yowns of scarlet and white.
Miss White, a missionary attached to the
China Islaud mission, is only awaiting an
aubpicious opportunity to attempt a feat
which no Englishman has accomplished in
the last half century, that of entering the
dominions of the Grand Lamar.
ODD OLD RELIGIOUS TITLES.
One of the early
lished bore the titl
religious books pub
"The Snuffers of Di-
In the Seventeenth century a quaint title
given to a book was "High Heeled Shoes
for Dwarfs in Holiness."
"Crumb3 of Comfort for the Chickens of
the Covenant" was the title given to one
of the early religious works.
"A Pair of Bellows to Blow Off the Dust
Cast Upon John Fry'" was a religious book
published in the Seventeenth century.
In Cromwell's time was published abook
on charity whose title was "Hooks and
Eyes for Believers' Breeches."
An old time pamphlet had for its title
"Salvation's Vantage Ground of a Loup
ing Stand for Heavenly Believers.
A religious pamphlet published in 1628
is called "A Most Delectable, Sweet Per
fumed Nosegay for God's Saints to Smell
An odd name given to a religious publi
cation in the olden time wife, "The Spirit
ual Mustard Pot, to Mako the Soul Sneeze
Another religious writer in tho early
-.. n,..i i.: I,-, . ci,.; : .it.i.l
unjo uiiitu ui.-, i;uun .o. .juuu jumcu Ui luu
Devil's Headquarters Through the Tube
of the Cannon of the Covenant."
An imprisoned Quaker published a book
which he called "A Si i for the Sinners
of Zion, Breathed Out of a Hole in the
Wall of an Earthen Vessel, Known Among
Meu by the Name of Samuel Fish."
An nncient work was called "Seven Sobs
of a Sorrowful Soul for Sin. or the Seven
Penitential Psalms of the Princely Pro
phet David, whereunto are also annexed
William Humuis' Handful of Honey
suckles and Divers Godly and Pithy
Ditties, Now Newly Augmented."
Another lengthy religious title was "A
Reaping Hook, well Tempered for the
Stubborn Ears of the Coming Crop; or
Biscuits JJaked in the Oven of Charity,
Carefully Conserved for the Chickens of
the Church, the Sparrows of tho Spirit and
the Sweet Swallows of Salvation."
In tho Studio.
Sculptor There. How is that for a
Critic Admirable. So original, too. To
tally uulike any polar bear we have seen
before. New York Herald.
Where She Was.
Mrs. Gazzam. (to Sadie Bloobumper)
Where's your mamma, Sadie?
Sadie She went over to Mrs. Gargoyle's
two hours ago to stay five minutes. New
He Buys a Watch as ITo IVuys Clothes.
Wun Yam Howmuclieosmalleelawtch?
Jeweler Seventy-seven dollars.
Wun YamMe no takee. Buy clock
tlicces big two dlollee. Jewelers' Weekly.
1'lcplia.nta at Work.
The Hon. Carter TL Harrison, in his
"Race with the Sun," describes a visit to
some iimber yards and saw mills in Ran
goon, where he saw what he calls tho lion
of tho city the working elephants. The
lumber is not sawed into boards, but tho
plab is taken off and the good stuff left in
the form of square timber. The logs aro
many of thorn threo feet in diameter and
thirty or forty feet long. These the ele
phants draw from the river and pile in
systematic order. Then, when they aro
needed, they roll them to the ways and as
sist in adjustiug them for the saw.
After the log is cut the elephant goes
among tho machinery, takes the slabs
away and cairics the good timber and
piles it up or lays it gently upon the ox
carts to be hauled off.
"While wo were present a camenter want
ed lumber from a particular log which was j
under several others. One of the mousters
rolled tho upper logs off aud pushed tho
chosen stick to the mill. The way was not
clear the log butted against the others.
He pushed these aside and guided his pieco
through them with a sagacity almost hu
man. His stick became wedged. He pushed
and tugged; it would not budge, but at a
whispered word from the mahout and the
promise of nice food he bent to it. Still it
stuck. With a whistle audible for half a
mile, he got on his knees, straightened out
his hind legs, and put his whole force into '
a push. He was successful. "We could al-
most read his satisfaction in the gentle ,
flaps of his hugo ears and the graceful 1
rurve of his proboscis as he put it up to the
mounted mahout, asking for his reward.
Sticks more than two feet thick and
twenty feet long aro lifted bodily upon tho
groat ivories, and are then earned off and
laid upon the gangways so gently as not to
make a jar. "Wo saw one of the elephants
carrying such n timber along a path not
three feet wide among masses of loose logs.
He had to plant his fore feet upon the
logs, and thus walk a considerable dis
tance. He looked as if he were walking
upon his hind legs. The corner of a frail
little bamboo hut htood in his way. He
lifted the log over the roof, and bent his
body so that his sides gontly scraped the
corner of the house and did not shake it.
A hundredth part of his weight would
have caused it to topple from its pile foun
dation. "Wages of Cincinnati Teachers.
A principal of a district school gets
$1,900 salary; an intermediate principal,
$2,100; the high school principals, Q,C00,
and the superintendent, 4,300. There
is but one man iu the city getting as low
as $750. The superintendents of music
aad drawing get each $2,100, and the
princiial of the normal $2,000, or $10
The average daily wages of the teach
ers is 1.13, or $S26 per year. They tench
six hours per day, and get from 35 cents
an hour up to $2.50. In other words,
some of the principals make more money
in one hour than many workingmen do
in two days. Cincinnati Times-Star.
Woman's Worst llnemj-.
The worst physical enemy woman bos
ever hmi hus been the uarrowats of life
which gave her 50 little to think of that
she had "nd!s; time for worry. She cnics
in physics! force x-itk every ep ibe takr
toward iutitectuality nd spir.tutlity.
2Cor does she imruVu hr hears torrd
keuMmty and tkpie the Some. The
ztids qnrrticn rf the tease, instead of b
lug ignored, is bciag treated with scientific
oan aad unsparing devotion. Tfcc Cfeea
IN THE MEADOWS.
Traisplnjr through the zneadotrs
la die summer day.
Under the blue arch of sky.
When the clouds po sailing by
On their windy way.
Through the bending grasses,
Tall and busy preen,
All alive with tlcy things,
Etlrrias feet and whirring wing3,
Just an instant s:en.
Down each fraprant hollow,
Up each little hill.
Leaping ditche3, crossing brooks,
In the heart of sliady nooks,
Fresh, and cool, and still
Past the spear like rushes,
Swaying to end fro.
And along the rivers bed,
"Where grows the broad leaved arrow
I wonder where the bowl
Lost somewhere in the meadows,
Like -n hat I meant to sing;
Who can tell what way it went,
Or lies it in my mind unbent,
A bow without a string!
Richard Henry Stoddard.
A SCAEED WATCHMAN.
In order that the thousands of weary
people in our great cities, and particularly
in the largo manufacturing towns, may
lie down at night and sleep in peace it is
necessary that many of their fellow men
shall keep watch and ward. There is the
ever imminent danger of firo to be guarded
against, as well as depredations by thieves
and burglars, explosions of gas, damage
by water and electricity, and a hundred
other perils incident to modern life. This
necessity makes the nipht watchman, one
of whom I have been since I was 20 years
As nearly as I can learn, there are at
present in the United States not far from
40,000 of these nightly watchers, not in
cluding night policemen, and I often think
what an army they would make if mar
shaled in forty regiments and placed on
parade upon Boston common or in Central
park, with their dark lanterns, "paralyz
ers" and revolvers.
Not all night watchmen carry weapons,
' ;', J " "" T T I l ' ,
. there are somo who do not even carry Ian-
terns. In certain factories lanterns are
j prohibited, on the ground that firo will bo
j more readily discovered by a person who
' goes about in the dark. It is my opinion
that every intelligent watchman should be
provided .with a small dark lantorn. Tho
possession of such a lantern would have
saved me one of the worst frights I ever
had. I will tell the story presently.
Another device, or badse of the craft,
which many night watchmen carry -is a
"watch." . It is not a watch for keeping
time, but a contrivance for keeping watch
of the watchman; for although most
watchmen are trusty and honest, there are
shirks who would sleep and fail to make
their regular rounds if thero were no
means of exposing their neglect.
The "watch" is an apparatus contained
in a circular metal case, weighing from
one to three or four pounds, which the
watchman carries, either in his hand or
suspended across his shoulder by a strap.
It can be opened for the insertion of a
paper dial, by means of a key which is
always in the possession of some trusted
agent of tho firm or company, who, having
put in a fresh dial, gn-es it into the hands
of the watchman when he appears for duty
each evening at 6 o'clock.
But this is not tho only key; it is a watch
of many keys, and the other keys are dis
tributed to different rooms or points
throughout the building, yard or territory
which it is the watchman's business to pa
trol. There may be twenty such keys, each
chained securely at its station.
The watchman visits these stations in
order, one after another, and in passing in
serts the key at a keyhole in the watch and
turns it around. The revolution pricks a
record upon the dial, and so adjusts the
mechanism that the only key which will
fit the hole next time is the one which
ought in proper order to succeed. These
rerords stand opposite the time of night at
which they are made, and any neglect on
the part of the watchman to visit a key
station at the required time, which is usu
ally once in thirty miuutes, or once an
hour, is certain to be exposed when his
watch is opened and inr.j-eeted next morn
ing. Thero arc other expedients for insuring
faithfulness on the part of watchmen. In
8oni6 factories and foundries, instead of a
portable watch and key stations, electric
buttons are distributed about the premises.
The watchman as he mikes his rounds
presses these, and in so doing punctures a
record in a dial inside a patrol clock in tho
private office of the firm.
As I look back over my life as a night
watchman the only satisfaction I have
with regard to it is in the thought that
it Iijls been a useful service, and that if I
had not rendered It some one else would
have been obliged to do so. It is not an
enjoyable vocation. I feel as if I had never
seen half enough daylight and sunshine.
Jiy eyes seem no longer adapted to day
light;. they blink like those of an owl in
the daytime. I now sleep fairly well in
the daytime, but did not at first, and many
watchmen complain that they never sleep
As a rule a watchman's life is quite un
eventful. One night is like another, and
month follows month with nothing to
break the monotony of darkness nnd
silence. But now and then some startling
During my first ;rca r as a night watch
man, when I was little more than a boy,
so to speak, I was watching in a large cot
ton factory in one of the manufacturing
cities of Massachusetts. After tho hun
dreds of operatives had departed, at 6
o'clock, the different rooms of the mill
were locked up. The custom now is to
leave them open.
I carried a large ring of keys that fitted
all the room, and mv schedule of duties
required that I should make the round of
the entire factory once every hour.
In the spinning room and in each of the
weave rooms there was a "watch clock,"
connected with the works of which was a
movable dial that ascended slowly inside a
closed case below the face of the clock, and
into this the watchman was required to
drive a peg every time he made his rounds.
The peg was inserted at a little round hole
in the case, and immediately ascended out
The pegs corresponded to the hour, and
were carefully inspected by the superin
tendent e ery morning. A watchman who
twice failed to drive his peg ar the proper
hour was dismissed. This would be deemed
a rather clumsy device at the present time,
but it thm answered its purpose very well.
My orders were to unlcck the rooms and
walk in the dark down the long aisles be
tween the rows of looms, peering about
for the least glimmer of fire, listening for
any unusual noUe, and sniffing the air for
any unusual odor, as of smoke or gas.
l"cr a long wbils It sae aat very ' poker-
ish" sensations to enter the dark rooms
and go about alone amid the now silent
machinery, whoe dim outlines gave me
an odd feeling. OccUiCnally I wouhi hear
a slight ping in the iron or steelwork of
the looms, or the stillness would be broken
by a hollow gurele in the pipes.
Icarrifd a stick with which to fel my
way; &d all the little raps that I made,
a well as my footfalls, waaded so load
that I would actually find mvslf goittg oa
tiptoes. A dark Unte.-a. which I could
now MMd then opes to wed a ray of light
ahead, would have bwa a great confer;
I would not have admitted to myself
then that 1 was afraid; bus i iico-r r
that on many nights I did actually suff -much
from that kind of timidity wb:r
may be described as "night fear." In a(
er years these feelings wore away; b
during the Grstryear I would often he
my own heart thumpinghard and fast ar
my ears ringing, as I stood still to listc
and sniff the air.
A little after 11 o'clock one evening as
unlocked the door cf one of the wea.
rooms I heard a noise that sounded like
pair of small pincers or a pair of she
dropped to the floor down toward the fur
ther end of the room. The sound can:
very distinctly to me, for the room was a
still as a tomb. Istoppedshortandlisteneii
for fullj a minute and then said, "Who'
There was no reply. I reflected that it
was probably a pair of shears, left careless
ly lying on a loom by some one of the mill
girls, which had at length slid off to the
floor. I walked slowly along the passage"
between the looms, rapping on them with
my stick. It was quite a dark night in
August. Clouds had risen; and I had once
or twice heard thunder, as if a shower waa
gathering over the town.
I thrust my stick in between the looms,
but detected nothing unusual. But just as
I stopped to drive a peg at the watch clock
I fancied I heard a faint rnstle among the
looms behind me. I experienced a sudden
sensation, too, a3 if there was some one
else in the room.
I went back and passed entirely around
the room and down the center, listening
and poking about with my stick, then I
went out and locked the door.
It began to rain, with a few flashes of
lightning and a good deal of thunder
growling in the heavens. This continued
till after midnight. When I made my
rounds between 12 and 1 o'clock, I heard
nothing unusual in the weave room; but
upon unlocking the door a few minutes
past 1, 1 again heard a peculiar sound, like
the half sigh, half snore which some per
sons make when partially waked from
It startled me even more than the first
noise I had heard, although the thought
came into my mind on the instant that it
might bo from a draught of wind. But I
called out again, loudly and plainly,
"Who's in here?" and ;:dded that whoever
was lurking there had better be getting
out in haste.
Then after a moment I started down the
room, rapping pretty hard on the looms
and posts to keep up my courage; for al
though it seems little to tell of by day
light, my feelings in the dark were quite
I did not meet anything unusual, how
ever, and was returning from ray circuit
of the room, along the opposite side, when
I again heard a rustle just across from
where I stood, and at the same instant saw
a dark object pass one of the windows. I
knew then there was a ptrson in the room
a thief or burglar, probably; and the idea
took possession of me that the rascal was
moving along to reach the door ahead of
me, perhaps to waylay mo there. Moved
by a sudden spasm of fear, I made a rush
for the door and, gaining it, turned and
"None of your tricks! I've seen you.
What arc j-ou doing here?"
I got no answer; but as I strained my
eyes in the blackness, I saw tho same dark,
shadowy object slowly pass another win
dow. It was moving stealthiiv toward
I was badly frightened, for I had no
weapon save my stick, and I thought it
likely that the miscreant had a knife.
I stood in the doorway, with my left
hand holding the door, ready to jump back
and shut it, if the fellow made a charge on
me. I felt sure that he was moving slow
ly loward me; yet I did not like to turn
and run away. J
"stop win. re you are!" I shouted in as j
savage a tone as I could utter. "Answer '
uoiv who are you and what aro you doing
Even before my words were out I caught
a glimpse of something or someone, ap-
parently in light colored clothing from
head to foot, not three yards from bic, and
I was about to leap backward and shut the
door when, with a piercing screech, a wo
man sprang against me to get past, and at
the same moment sirtick me in the face
with some sharp printed instrument so
painful a blow that I staggered and nearly
The blood flowed profusely, and my as
sailant not pa-st me, although in attempt
ing to seize her I retained a portion of her
clothing in my hanii. She ran down a
flight of .'tail's into an ante-room and es
caped into the street. A watchman on the
canal bank, who had heard the scream, at
tempted in vain to stop her; and he, too,
received a blow in tho face, dealt with
whnt it was subsequently ascertained was
a pair of shears.
I bound up the wound in my cheek and
remained on duty till morning
The garmeut which I had captured was
a large white apron or skirt such as many
of the mill girls wore, and as it was then
customary with them to place their names,
in stencil, upon the garments, the superin
tendent with whom I left my prize called
the owner to an account nezt day.
When bidden to explain her exploit the
girl asserted that about balf-past 5 the
previous evening she had stopped her looms
to mend up, but that, being very tired, she
had, while sitting on the floor between
them, fallen asleep, nnd had from this
cause remained in the mill when thereat
went out at 6 o'clock. Later she had
waked, but finding the room locked had
decide! to remain quiet until morning.
When asked why she had not asked the
watchman to let her out, she declared that
I "hollered" and "talked so terribly," that
she was afraid of me, and that finally,
when she found that I had seen her, s.he
was "awful scared" and had run past me.
As the girl had never been caught in any
mischief previously her story was generally
accepted, and the laugh was rather against
me. It was alway. my own opinion, how
ever, that the girl had staid in with her
shears for the purpose of stealing some
factory cloth. J. P. Apgar in Youth's
An Ambldcitrou Cornpllmrnt.
Miss Sbarpleigh You are looking quit
wall to-night, Mr. Sraolwyttc
Smolwytte Thanks: but. really I'm not
feelinc 50 well a bit stupid, yon know.
Jiif-sSharpleich How strange! I never
saw you looking more like yourself. Pitts
A Female Athlete.
Mrs. H. E. Burraeyer, of New York, is
an unusually accomplished athlete. She
walks thirty miles at an outing, at a pace
of threo miles sad a half an hour; makes a
day's journey on a bkycte 00 rough roada
without restinjr, climb mountain peaks
with neatness and dispatch, if & long dis
tance skater, an excellent swimmer, a dex
terous and pow-frf ul canoeist, a sculler and
rower who mtsht compete with a college
crew, aad a pyrawiet Trap lifts 3X5 pounds
of irou when out of practice and 025 when
at her bwt. Withal sbe has abounding
health. Harper's Bazsr.
Soiup U& Ur Korai.
Sprinkle pUcre iaffc5 by asts with
borax vad rou will soon be rid of them.
BUket5 and furs pot wajr well sprin
kled witk borax and done up air tight will
new bt troubled vr.ik oth.
A little borax put in tbe water before
warning red or red bordered tabiedotlu
or napkins will prevent their Cadiac.
Ringworms will yield to borax Jreaim-nt,
Apply a frtroufc solution tkne timm a day;
nfco do 00 ih ftae dry powder very of
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
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L. C. JACKSON
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Anthracite and Bituminous Coal
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Yards connected with all railroads in the city
When ordcriug state WHAT form is
THE CURIOblTY SriOP.
Interesting Facts and Theories Aboat thm
South African Diamond Mines.
How did the South African diamonds
ever get there? How much deeper are we
going down? Are diamonds going to bo
found in as large quantities as at present?
There are various theories as to how these
mines have been formed, but all agree,
says a writer in Longman's Magazine, in
attributing them to volcanic action.
They are all funnel shaped, the sides of
the funnel being composed of a dense
igneous rock, known in miners' parlance
as "reef." It is of a soapy jiature, easily
acted upon by the atmosphere, consequent
ly most dangerous, as large pieces weigh
ing hundreds of tons get detached. There
are no means of shoring it up; and with
out warniug these enormous slices will
slide off into the working portion of the
mine, burying the claims and sometimes
killing the employes. The wholo of the
funnel is filled with this "blue" ground,
the reef sloping at various angles, but on
an average of one in fifteen. The theory
is that in time the sides of the reef will
meet at some great depth.
The hot liquid containing th& diamonds
was forced by some great cataclysm of nat
ure through the solid earth, tho bulgings in
the sides of the mines being very soft and
shaly, showing where the rock was not
sufficiently hard to resist the enormous
pressure. Xow it has been observed that
in Kimberley there must have been ten dis
tinct upheavals: in Dutoitspan, twenty
five; in Bultfantein, three or four, and in
De Beers three; and this has been proved
by the varying nature of the ground. If
j one upheaval only had taken place the cen-
ter of the funnel would have contained one
particular kind of soil. As the miners go
deeper a great alteration is noticed in tho
character of tho soil. They have actually
found pieces of the top reef and top soil at
a depth of 400 feet. This shows that in the
succeeding upheavals vacuums were form
ed aud the whole funnel becamo in a stato
of tumult, tho upper layers of oxidized
earth returning to their ancient depths to
give place to the othor carbonaceous mat
ter, which by successive exposure to the
atmosphere became oxidized, and assumed
the yellow color seen so frequently in the
heath and embankments of rejected debris.
Codfish is picked up .'ril boims and skin
removed, then it is packed in old fruit cans
with paper neatly prjrted tij the top when
the oris'rual cover of tile enns are missing.
.ngc ATanderliijjs of Derelict.
An interesting ictarcc of the strango
wanderings of der.-lietd nt sea, which
throws lil.t on the old Htoiie of drifting
relics carried from Auwica to the coast of
the Old World before ColnibU3 sailed, in
furnished, says The Times-Democrat, by
the Atlantic pilot chart for September.
On Nov. 26, 18S6, th" I-rt Royal buoy,
having gone adrift, began rs arcer of nd
venture off Charleston !nr:-r. Drifting
out into the gnlf stream it remained in
the warm waters of the current during
the remainder of the year, gradually mov
ing northward in a zigzag conrsc, probably
under the influence of conflicting winds
It wan last seen in the gulf .stream on Dec.
4, 1S&S. Thnvj months later it was discov
ered floating off the eastern edgo cf the
gulf stream, some 200 miles north of the
Bermudas. Then it started for a more
southern latitude, and during the month
of May voyaged along past the southern
side of the Bermudas.
For more than a year it was lost sight of,
but although it had been in and near the
track of the great hurricanes it was seen
in good shape on June 9, 1SS8, 600 miles
uorthtvest of the Bermudas. It remained
in that neighborhood, always drifting, and
sometimes retracing iw tracks, bat never
venturing more than 100 miles in any di
rection. It was seen by passing vessels sev
eral times during this period. At last it
took another trip south, and according to
the latest advices on Spt. 25 last, It had
again got below the latitude of the Ber
muda?, but kcepinc XO or 600 miim to tho
eatwvd of f h ui.i..L It waa still in good
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