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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, AYEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 1889.
iThat the Broad Hippie Purchaser Are Con
sideringThe Fuel Rates for tbePuture.
' James C. Boyce, attorney for tho Oil-well
and Supply Company of Pittsburg, is a
guest at the Bates, having beeu calbitl hero
in the interest of tho now Broad Kipple
Ratnral-gas Company, which has pur
chased the old Broad Ripplo
plant. This morning the directors
"f the company will meet for the
purpose ofrganization. "Our plans are
very unsettled to-night," said Mr. Boyce to
a Journal reporter, "because, wo have not
vet secured all the deeds to the property.
V had to organize a stock company before
"we could continue the operations, and we
liave only gone that far as yet. The plant
vras bought in by a purchasing committee,
and all the negotiations are not linished.
"We will be through to-morrow morning,
"What are yonr plans for tho f ature!"
"There are only three things we can do,
and I hardly know what to think about
their respective feasibility. In the first
place we could sell out to either the Indian
apolis company or the Trust, provided
either company would buy. We would be
only too glad to do so, but from present in
dications I hardly think such a sale will
occur. We might lease our plant to either,
which is also a course upon which I do'not
place, much dependence. r Of course, we
would be only too happy to lease, but wo
would require a five-year contract. 'Jfbere
is no doubt but what we could lease on ono
year's time, with an option for the future,
but weSvill not do that."
"should either of these two courses fail
what will be done?"
"1 see only one thing, and that would bo
lor us to enlarge the plant ourselves, sink
more well: and at once put iras on tho
market as a rival company. That would
De simply a matter of self-protection. You
'Be we have the Wencott mortgage hanging
over us, and the interest must bo paid.
"We could not afford to let tho plant lie idle,
and if we cannot sell or lease on terms sat
isfactory to ourselves, we will, as 1 said,
ell gas ourselves."
v "Are you satisfied that another company
could thrive in this city?" t
''Not at the rate that cas sells for to-day
3n Indiaunpolis. It only takes half au eye
to sea that natural gas is being virtually
?;iven away to 3Tour citizens to-da3'. What
s the reason that the companies adhere to
these low ratesf Why, simply because the
enterprise is a new one to the
ity and they want .to get their in
terests well established. It is just
like a man who, for example, opens a livery
stable in town that has no place of the
kind. For the first month or so he lets his
. horses go out at 50 cents an hour. When he
get3 a trade, up go his prices, and'the peo
ple cannot say a word. That is the posi-
tion of the gas companies in this city to
day. Gas is cheap, but you may just mark
wy word it will not be a lomr time
before it is as high as coal. Either prices
will have to go up or the companies will go
down. It is not reasonable that a corpora
tion, with debts and bills outstanding,
with taxes to pay and all of those neces
sary expenses, can afford to deceive its cus
tomers any great length of time. And then
there is another thing that I notice, and
that is the great waste of gas that
Is tolerated. Why. I have been i
the parlors of your best citizens, and
in them I li.nd natural gas burned in grates.
Did you know that on account of the way
grates are constructed nearly 'JO per cent,
of the heat goes directly np the cninjncyf
ft is a fact tLat baa been proved. And
then the burners that are used in stoves
?nd furnaces are all improperly made,
hey are too large, burn too much
gas . and do not give any more
eat than if they were smaller. Ko, 1 tell
tyou that the natural-gas question has
hardly begun to be agitated in Indianapolis.
Everything has favored the city in that
line, but to make it pay gas fuel should and
will soon be as high as coal. It is only a
natural sequence of business and invest
ment." THE KXIGIITS OF FRIESDSIJIP.
Their Annual Conclave Thus Far Has Done Lit
tle Business Banquet and Exhibition Drill.
The Knights of Friendship, the high de
gree of the order of colored people, the
United Brotherhood, began their biennial
conclave in the city yesterday. This time
has been regarded by the membership as
one promising to be of much interest to the
organization. Every preparation has been
mar'e to have the meeting attended by
everything that will contribute to the vis
itors' enjoyment. Yesterday the local mem
bership, headed by the Brotherhood Band;
marched down to the Union Station to meet
the Littlo Rock, Ark., and other delega
tions as they continued toarriveon various
trains. By evening a number of strangers
were here. During the afternoon tho dele
gates . who had at that time reported
met at the lodge-rooms, corner of Delaware
ftnd Court streets, for preliminary busi
ness. Little beyond this was done, how
ever, as the conclave adjourned to attend
the funeral of a Blue Lodge member, Frank
Woods, living at No. 14 Athon street.
But at 5 o'clock another session was be
gun. It closed at 6:30 o'clock, in order to
give those interested an opportunity to pre
pare for the grand officers' reception that
was to occur at the residence of Henry
IJoan on Ellsworth street. The reception
was a great success, even though it was
rather a private aflair. Those present were
Vim. Porter, Memphis, Tenn., knight com
mander; George Hammels. Little Rock,
Ark., senior commander; W. C.
"Woodfall. Frankfort, Ky., junior
commander; Tlenry Rudd, Indianapolis,
. captain of the guard; M. R. Williams,
knight recorder and Thomas Turner. Mem
phis, Tenn.. treasurer. This eveuing a
banquet will be given at Tomlinson llall,
at which fully 1.500 persons aro
expected to be present. Friday aft
ernoon there will be the prize
drill in which a largo number of camps
will participate Each camp will be per
mitted to furnish but twelve men for drill.
Tb-day an excursion will be run over
the C., II. & I. from Cincin
nati, and the Louisville representa
tion, that is also expected to-day, will
probably number 1,500. Other delegations
will continue to come in from Kentucky,
Tennessee, Arkansas and Texas for the
grand exhibition on Friday.
Apheville. X. C, July 23. CoL Roger
J. 1 age. a prominent lawyer and editor of
the limes-Register, at Marion, N. C. was
fihot and instantly killed, nt that place,
last night, just alter alighting from tho
midnight train, which brought him from
Round Knob. He had gone a hundred
yards from the station, and was leaning on
the arm of Judge Haywood, of Texas, while
on his left was another friend, when eomo
one came up behind him and shot him
through the neck, which was broken by the
ball. His assailant ran, mounted a horse
and fled toe town. A coroner's inquest was
hurriedly held, renderiug a verdict of death
by a person unknown. A young man had
threatened to kill Colonel Page, and was
seen following the dead man at the station
last night. Quite a crowd had gathered,
expecting trouble, and, indeed, the rumor
that some one intended injuring Colonel
Pago was current in the town, and when
the shot was fired at midnight many per
sons remarked that Colonel Page was in
trouble. It is paid that a woman is at the
bottom of tho tragedy.
"Free-Lunch" and 'Comforter' Trusts.
Nnw Yokk. July 23. Two new trusts
were announced to-day. Ono is a bed-quilt
trust, the two houses which practicallv
control the manufacture of "comforters1"'
having pooled their interests. The price of
the quilts, it is said, will be advanced
about 2a percent. The other is a free-lunch
trust. The Knickerbocker Bean Company
proposes to supply all the sa-'Tons in the
city with the materials for iLichcs. The
company is absorbing many of the "routes'?
of individuals who have been supplying
the saloons in their vicinity, and in cases
where the small fry refuse to ruako way for
the big concern the latter threatens to sup
ply the saloons at half the prices now pre
vailing, and thus drive the individual pur
veyors out of the business.
Burke Fights Extadltlon.
Wlvnipko. Manitoba, July 23. Burked
J?TMTers this morning. secured from Judge
William a writ of certiorari. This step
was deemed necessary in view of the fact
that Judge Bain was going east to the
death-bed of his father, and it was necessary
to ) all hU paper la the case certified
sent up to the Superior Court, where they
will bo used in habeas corpus proceedings
which will be instituted to-morrow.
Sagua papers state that an American
syndicate will establish a large sugar fac
tory near Encrucijada.
The French frigate Artuse Admiral
Brown de Coesteum and Roland, Captain
Roustau arrived at Newport. R. I., yester
day afternoon from Bermuda, and will re
main four or live days.
John and Jessie Dentu. aged ten and
twelve years, and the onlv children of Ed
ward Derm, ventured in Poster creek, near
Huron, Dak., beyond their depth, Sunday
afternoon, and were drowned.
The New York municipal council of the
Irish National League, last night adopted
resolutions in which the threat to deal di
Jectly with Parnell is made. The alterna
tive is a convention and an election of new
Mary Gelders, daughter of a merchant on
the Cumberland river, near Somerset, Ky.,
shot and killed herself Monday morning.
She had been engaged to WTilliam Simpson,
who accomplished her ruin, and preferred
death to disgrace.
A representative of the Vanderbilts has
purchased the interests of a number of
heavy local stockholders in the Beech
Creek Coal Company. Over $3,000,000 were
involved in the transaction, the vander
bilts are now sole owners of the Beech
Two fatalities from foul air in a well oc
curred near Macedonia, Ia Saturday after
noon. Joseph LarRen, aged fourteen, was
overcome by the damp while cleaning a
well, and J. A. W ilson, who was lowereil to
rescue the boy, was also overcome. Both
died before they were brought to tho sur
face. Last evening at Neenah, Wis., a young
ladv named Tillie Myhrey, while attending
a meeting of the Salvation Army, was
seized with hvsterics and screamed and
yelled that tho devil was in her. It re
quired two policemen ana several oysiauu-
crs to remove her to the police station. At
f (resent she is in a state bordering on insan
ty. On Monday evening, at a public gather
ing at Fairbush. near Somerset. Ky., Wra.
Baugh killed Green Flynn. Both were
voung men ot good standing, riynnana
Baugh , were wrestling, when Bangh's
brother struck tlynn on the head with-a
hand spike, crushing th" skull. Doctors
Warren and Perkins removed the skull and
found that death resulted from concussion
of the brain. Baugh was arrested and
taken to Somerset for trial.
Hugh Callan, of New York, a veteran of
the war, and until recently an eniplo3'e of
the DepartmeutSof Public Works, hanged
himself at his home yesterday. Wrhen the
Department of Public! Works passed into
the hands of Tammany, Callan got a place
as a street laborer. On hrst pay day he
was assessed 50 cents, but refused to pay.
He yielded up the monev the next time he
drew his salary, but after that refused to
be blacc-mailedj so on July 15 he was dis
charged. He failed to get work, and, be
coming despondent, killed himself. .He
was a member of Varnum Post, O. A. R.
There h likely to be an investigation.
Iloston Workingmen Indignant.
Boston, July 23. A large meeting of the
Central Labor Union was held at
Faneuil Hall to-night to protest
against the action or the Park Cora
mission in prohibiting public speak
ing in Franklin Park. The various
organizations marched to the hall in a
body, making one of the largest labor
demonstrations ever seen in tho city. Lead
ing labor representatives spoke, and resolu
tions were adopted calling for the resigna
tion of the commissioners.
' Philadelphia, July 23. Arrived: Lord
Clive, from Liverpool.
Hamburg, July 23. Arrived: Bohemia,
from New York.
New York, July 23. Arrived: Wyoming,
Bremerhaven, July 23. Arrived: Eider,
from New York.
Young Blaine "Fires for His Father's Train.
Bar Harbor, Me., July 23. Secretary
Blaine, M. Roustan. the trench minister,
and partv spout to-day nt Ellsworth aa tho
guest of Senator Hale, returning this
evening. The fireman or the train bring
ing the party was James G. Blaine, jr., who
has now made four trips in the capacity of
fireman on the Maine Central road.
Swallowed by the English Syndicate.
Buffalo, N. Y., July 23. Tho Co-operative
brewery stockholders have sold their
stock to tho English syndicate for $140 per
6bare, an advance of $'J0 on the sum, $50,
originally paid for each share. They clear
$400,000 on the plant. It is understood that
the brewery, which is oue of the largest in
tho city, will be used as a bottling-works.
Harper Will Serve Out His Term.
New York. July 23. A Washington
special says: The most authentic informa
tion is that Harper, tho bank defaulter of
Cincinnati, will not be pardoned. The pa
pers sent hers by United States District
Attorney Ryan, of Cincinnati, are opposed
to the pardon.
Progress of the Sioux Commission
Cheyenne River Agency, Dak., July
23. The commission left the Cheyenno
Agency this afternoon for Standing Rock.
At the time of leaving there were about 275
signatures on the rolls.
Minneapolis, Minn., July 23. The Pro
hibition State convention met here to-day
with 306 delegates present. No work was
done beyond effecting a permanent organi
Killed by a Negro.
Louisville, Ky., July 23. At Danville.
Ky., Evan S. Warren, a young man of good
family,, died to-day from being shot lat,e
last night by Beattie Wicklifle, colored, v
To lie Sent to Pasteur.
Minneapolis, July 23. Jacob Hanson,
the second victim of the ferocious Lake
Amelia cat will probably be sent to Paris
to bo treated by Pasteur.
Some Unanswered Questions.
Syracuse Christian Advocate.
Whether there are more great or small
people in the world.
At what precise point in life a man ceases
to be middle-aged.
Whether a hundred years hence George
Washington or some base-ball hero will
appear the more glorious character.
flow much religious freedom there would
be nnder an Irish republic.
How Shakspeare cohld have been so
well informed without takinga newspaper.
How so many people can be satisfied with
themselves when they aro entirely different
When you made your first, your greatest
and your last mistake in life.
Who sows the seed, and what sort of seed
is sown, for that prolitio crop, ripening lato
in June in the Northern States, known as
What Dr. Ta linage thinks of his own ser
mons. Who is tho most important and who the
least important person in your neighbor
hood. Why there are not even more of the
famous theological critics, seeing it is so
easy to become a famous theological critic.
A Time-Saving Device.
New York Tribune.
New Arrival Thot'a a quare watch ye
Sporting Man That's a stop-watch. By
a little pressure hero it can bo stopped on
"Begorry, now, thot's foine! Americky
do beat tho wurrld fur inviution. Soon as
y'r afthur seein phat toim it is yez can
sthop th' watch and save wear an' tear on
The Reason for It.
The Earl of Fife, who is to marry a daugh
ter of the Prince of Wales, has two sisters
who enjoy the luxury of divorces. Now
we know why Queen Victoria relaxed her
ancient and rigid rule on the question of
receiving divorced women at court.
Tli Other 63,000 Words.
Alexander Graham Bell has been figuring,
and he says the" average woman with a
baby speaks &5.000 words a day to the in
fant. What sho does with the other r.".tx)0
words probably the father of tho infant
THE TRIXCESS OF WALES.
The Enthusiastic Greeting She Keceires
When She Shows Herself in Public.
A hot sweltering day, when even the
Gloucester House goat feels that promenad
ing would be purgatorial and sprawls oa
the pavement, xcgardless alike of the prods
of his friend tno policeman and the incon
venience of the passers-by. Just the sort
of day, it is generally considered, that the
Princess is sure to be driving in the park,
and when the'park itself is certain to be
crowded. So about 6, when the tread-mill
of pleasure had momentarily ceased, and
the last tea-party had been visited, the
horses' heads were turned toward the
park, ajid a dense swarm of carriages slow
ly converged on Hyde Park corner. It
may be doubted whether the gatherings in
the park of this season are larger than those
of tne Jubilee year's, but the veriest sceptic
would scarcely maintain that there was
much difference between them. Yesterday
the carriages might havo been counted by
hundreds, had any ono felt an inclination
for mental exercise. The Row was liter
ally lined at tho corner with rank after
rank of equestrians. llie gravel on noin
sides was crammed to inconvenience with
people wandering about in search of seats,
ana other more fortunate ones contem
plating them with that keen and assured
satisfaction which springs from another's
About palf-past 6 the neual waveof ex
pectation passed along the line. Mounted
inspectors galloped about, looking import
ant and shouting out instructions. Ex
perimental whips, whose aspirations were
more advanced than their execution, found
themselves and their horses in the act of
petting in the way, and were promptly ob
jurgated on the subject. Then, with much
preliminary noise of hoofs and harness, the
mounted policeman, who acts as a blue
Mercury to the royal carriage, darts vio
leutly into sight, and behind him come the
imposing personages in black and scarlet
liveries who condescend to adorn the royal
box. Hats fly oil to right and left of them,
women are turning and bowing in every
direction, dowagers oend and twist regard
less of cracking the enamel, audio, tho
Princess! Beside her sits tho Duchess of
Edinburgh, in gray, and looking much
better, and altogether much nicer than of
yore, though not called noon to bow quite
so often or smile with snch charming grace,
as our own Princess. Facing their
mother and aunt are the Princesses Louise
and Victoria each in yellow and blue, with
black hats trimmed with white. Tho Prin
cess herself wore a blue spot toilette, and a
bonnet trimmed with lilies and green
leaves, and looked altogether sweet.
There must bo some extraordinary charm
in her very presence, or why does the world
again and again rise from its scats and sa
lute even to the lifth time, and why do
people push, and turn, and bow again and
again, happy if they but see her happier
far if they gtt a bow and a smile in return?
Ask the Duchess of Rutland, whose heavy
carriage was dragging its weary way
alongside the gravel; or Mrs. Hume Web
ster, whose smart barouche got more
way on as the stream rolled on:
or Lady Hart, who .was recognized
aa an old friend as the Princess's
carriage passed her victoria. . Lady Bcehra,
too, could tell something of the charm of
her manner, and Lord Londeaborough made
his best salute as she passed. Mrs. Bernard
Boere and Mrs. Stirling, driving quietly to
gether, were as keen as tho rest, and Mr.
Ilonrv Matthews fixed his pince-nez firmer
L as the royal carriage went by.
MIC DANA'S MANIA.
A Bright Washington Correspondent Who
Made Himself Solid.
Washington Special in Hartford Post. r-.
A tradi tion of Washin gton Newspaper Row
in connection with prize lights, concerns no
less distinguished an editor than Charles
A. Dana, of New York. Two things in which
Mr. Dana is especially interested are pugi
lism and dueling. 1 hey amount almost to
a mania with him. Of a hundred articles
submitted to him on subjects ranging from
mushroom culture to amending the Consti
tution of the Republic, tho one which ho
would select for his most attentive reading
would be an account of the latest "scrap
ping contest" between two middle-weights
out in Indiana. At one time the Sun
had a well-known journalist as its
Washington correspondent, who made its
news columns noteworthy by admirable
reports of the proceedings of Congress and
the serious work of the executive depart
ments. His letters and dispatches were
extensively copied, and advertised the
paper in a very profitable way. One day
this correspondent applied for leave of
absence and was granted it. a man from the
local force of the home 'office being sent
over to take his place. The younster was a
green hand at the class of work done in
Washington. He had seen almost nothing
of legislation in any of its phases; and the
routine and personuel of the executive de-
f artmenta was wholly unknown to him.
lather important events were on the car
pet at this time, and he was painfully
conscious of his incapacity to do them
justice. While he was thus blundering
along, news reached him that a duel was
among the things of the near future
in Richmond, Va., where two leading poli
ticians had lately passed from words to
blows in one of their disputes. A bright idea
seized him, and ho dropped everything and
bent his steps toward Virginia's capital. A
fair supply of brass stood him in good
stead, and he found h;s way to the princi
pals in the aflair, and managed to get
enough material from them for a column of
spicy intorview in the next day's Sun.
Next morning, soon after daybreak, the
parties met in a wood a short distance from
the city and exchanged shots. The corre
spondent had not been invited to; the enter
tainment, but he was there all the same,
having dogged the footsteps of everybody
concerned, and sat up all night to be sure
and miss nothing. He perched on a fence
at a short distance, noted every word and
look, evey motion of hand and eyo of tho
duelists, the seconds and their surgeons.
That afternoon he managed to get another
interview with each principal, and the next
morning's Sun contained not only tho ex
clusive account of the occurrence, but one
so admirably circumstantial that, when
Mr. Dana read it in print, ho sent for his
Who did this Richmond duel?"
"What is he doing down there! I thought
he was a local reporter."
'He was sent to Washington to take the
place of Mr. Dash, who has gone oil' for his
vacation. I am sorry Blank should have
neglected his duties just at this busy time
and gone down to Richmond without per
mission, but I suppose"
Neglect his duties!" roared Mr. Dana.
"Raise his salary $15 a week, and tell
him his place is permanent. That's the
kind of a man we want in Washington. He
did right in assumingthe responsibility.
It takes a born journalist to know enough
to make a choice between a stupid batch of
government news and a lirst-class duel
story like that."
C AMP-MKKTIN G S.
They Are Now Mainly Summer Kesorts or
Pittsburg Chronicle Telegraph.
The good, old-fashioned camp-meeting is
now but a reminiscence. No moro is there
a coming together of tho people at some
neighboring camp-ground for a period of a
week or ten days each summer for social
and religious intercourse.
In placo of the old-fashioned meeting has
sprung up a modern institution combining
the attributes cof a summer resort with
those of a religions gathering, but with
more of the former than tho latter. Many
of them, moreover, havo added educational
and amusement features, until now acamp
xnecting is seldom or never heard of.
Notably is this tho case with Chautau
qup. Established originally as a religious
resort, its plan has beeii entirely changed,
and the religious feature, while still main
tained, has been entirely overshadowed by
the great educational work that is done
each season. In other words, Chautauqua,
as a camp-meeting is forgotten, but Chau
tauqua as an educational institution, has a
reputation as wide as the world.
The same is true of Lakeside, on tho
shore of Lake Erie, near Sandusky. O.
Here the semblance of religions rule is
maintained, a Sunday-school encampment
and camp-meeting being features of tho
programme each session, but here, as at
Chautauqua, tho summer schools consti
tute the predominating influence, and the
same is true of Southern Chautauqua, near
Atlanta, and other great institutions
founded upon a religions basis.
Of the camp-meeting grounds in the im
mediate neighborhood of Pittsburg not one
retains its 01 iginal features. Valle v Camp.
Sewickley, Ridgeview and others have all
abandoned their original plan. They have
not taken up the educational features as
yet, but have been transformed into family
summer resorts. And this character of re-
torts ii becoming more popular with each
recurring year. A .religions atmosphere
pervades them and religious influences sur
round them, and people naturally select
them for places where their families may
spend the summer in quiet enjoyment.
With the decadence, too, of tho camp
meeting as a religious institution its influ
ence for church work has passed away, and
is no longer a factor. There are many iso
lated meetings still held, but they are not
accounted much in the church councils as
agencies for work.
FAITH AT JOHNSTOWN.
The Flood Survivors Cannot Rise to Job's
TopuUr Science Monthly.
In one of the dispatches received by the
New York Times from the scene of the dis
aster it was stated that 6omo persons who
had been rescued from the flocM only to find
themselves sole survivors of their families
had abaudoned all faith in Providence, and
had emphasized their change' of mind by
casting away their Bibles. This affords an
illustration of a kind of faith that never
should have existed. These persons
had evidently cherished the idea
that, if they tried to live religiously.
Providence would see that they did not
suffer from the effects either of their own
or ot! others' carelessness; and that natural
agencies of a destructive character would
in some mysterious way be instructed to
pass them over, even while causing havoc
all around. This expectation having been
falsified by facts, their faith in the divine
government is not only shaken but de
stroyed. Their stand-point is manifestly
a less reasonable and noble one than that
of the patriarch Job, who in the depth of
his trouble could exclaim, "Though He
slay mo, yet will I trust Him."
Herein lies a lesson for the clergy and for
all teachers of youth. The only stable
faith is one that reposes upon the order of
nature, or at least that fully accepts that
order, . and is therefore prepared for all
that may flow from it The man who
supposes that by an pious observ
ances ho cant to even the smallest extent,
guarantee himself or his household from
tire or flood, from pestilence, famine,
or any form of physical disaster, is vir
tually a fetich worshiper. The pact he
strives to make with tho power ho recog
nizes is of tho nature of a private bargain,
according to the terras of which exceptions
to the general working of the natural laws
to be made whenever his individual inter
ests seem to require it. That man, on tho
other hand, has a rational faith which will
never bo put to Bhamc, who, accepting the
general scheme of things as something
fixed, .and preparing himself for all that
mav necessarily flow therefrom, strives to
make the best possible life for himself and
inc elixir of urc
Successful Experiments with Doctor Brown.
Despite the sarcasm, general and profes
sional, with which the recent experiments
made by M. Brown-Sequard were greeted.
there seems to be. after all. some efiicacy in
the ugly elixir vitaj invented by the aged
and respected physiologist A youngphysi
cian. Dr. Vanot. who has already been suc
cessful iu removing tattoo marks from the
skins of several civilized savages, has been
induced to test the efficacy of M. Brown
Scquard's "Life Mixture." He pestled to
gether portions of the flesh tissues of rab
bits and cuinea pigs; diluted them with
water, and injected the compound thus ob
tained -into the bodies of three paupers,
aged respectively fifty-four, lifty-six and
fiixty-eight. The men had never heard of
M. Brown-Sequard's solntion, and were
merely told that they wero to
bo injected with strengthening fluid. "We
have Dr. Va riot's word for it that his three
patients, who. before being subjected to
the wonderful remedy, w'erd weak, worn,
emaciated and melancholy, suddenly be
came strong, fresh and cheerful; took new
Yiewsof life, and altogether felt as if they
had received a now lease of existence. The
experiments failed, however, on two other
subjects, but the indefatigable M. Variot is
not to be defeated, and he intends to con
tinue his trials, which, in time, will be
communicated in all their precision of
technical details to the Biological Society.
Captain John Allen's Half of the Road.
Lewlston (Ms.) Journal.
Cftptain John Allen was one of the fa
mOutfmen of the times when the British
held possession of Penobscot bay, in tho
early part of this century, ne was pre
sented with a sword for gallant conduct in
capturing a British privateer. Many sto
ries have been told about the dashing Cap
tain. W hi le tho English were in tastme,
commanded by General Goslin, Captaiu
Jphn had occasion to visit that town. Ho
was accompanied by his wife, Sally. On
the road near tho neck ho met the Gen
eral -out on a sleigh-ride. With cus
tomary arrogance the General kept
the mfddle of the road, expecting Captain
John '.to turn out. But our redoubtable
Captain only gave the customary half, and
when Jthey met there was a halt. After a
moment's pause General Gosliu commanded
him to turn out aud let him pass, saying:
"Do you know who I am?'' No," thundered
Captain John. Well," he replied, "I am
General Goslin." At that Captain John's
ire reached fever heat. "Get np. Sally,"
said he, and from under the seat he drew
the old sword. Unsheathing it, ho waved
it aloft. Said he: "Do you know who I
urnf" Somewhat surprised at what he saw.
General Goslin answered 'No." "Well,"
said he, "I am Capt. John Allen, and I am
going to have half the road!" And he im
mediately got it.
' ' He Repudiates the Title.
Detroit Free Press.
: Deacon Richard Smith, tho famous editor
of the Cincinnati Commercial Gazette, was
in a meditative mood. His strong right
band stroked tho stubby whito beard which
adorned his chin, with a desultory motion.
Is this Deacon Richard Smith!" was
The day dream of the distinguished jour
nalist was suddenly rent in twain, and ho
turned upon his questioner with a degree
of lierceness which had nothing in common
with his theological title.
"Pm no deacon," he said, with startling
abruptness. "I'm simply Richard Smith."
"Of tho Cincinnati Commercial Gazettef"
"'Pho deacon is yours by right of com
mon acceptance," was suggested.
"It is not mine by any right," ho replied,
with considerablo asperity. "It does not
figure in my business."
"Notwithstanding that 2ron register from
"Notwithstanding. There is a degree of
flippancy about the title which has never
pleased me. It has been applied to me in a
sort of contrary sense which I consider as
anything but complimentary."
Too Poor to Purchase It.
Harper's Magazine for August.
. "When Spenser had finished his famous
poem of tho "Faerie Queene," he carried it
to the Earl of Southampton, tho great pa
tron of the poets of that day. The manu
script being sent up to the Earl, ho read a
few pages, and then ordered his servant to
give the writer 20. Reading on, he cried,
in rapture, "Carry that man another 20."
Proceeding further, he exclaimed, "Give
him 20 more." But, finally, rolling the
manuscript up in a frenzied manner, he
cried: "Here, take him back his poem. I
am too poor to bu$ it of him." It was for
this reason that Spenser never wrote any
thing else so good as the "Faerie Queene."
Her Suspicion Confirmed.
She went to the ticket oflico at the sta
tion in tho morning to learn at what time
the late morning train started for Opuu
kaehay Junction. "Twenty minutes to 11,"
replied the gentlemanly ticket clerk. Her
face expressed doubts, but she said noth
ing and went away. In the afternoon sho
came back, and seeing another g. t. c. at
tho window, ventured to repeat hcrquerv.
"Ten forty," said the clerk. There," said
she, with a triumphant glance. "I was sure
that other fellow didn't know!"
Some men would rather send the pension
mouey out of tho country to buy foreign
made goods than pay it out to tho old
soldiers for redistribution among our own
The sheriff's notice, thus supplies
A moral and a tale.
The man who failed to advertise.
Is advertised to fall.
Small Coin In a Church Collection.
The collection at St. Vincent's Catholio
Church on Sunday morning amounted to
21.63, divided aa follows: One thousand
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Administrator's Public Sale.
Notice is hereby riven that as administrator, irlth
the will annexed, of the estate ot Susan . Ritchie,
deccAsed. I will, on Saturday, the 10th day of AngnsL
A. I. 1889, between the hours of 10 o'clock a. in. and
4 o'clock p. m.. ot said day, tell at public auction, to
the highest aDd beet bidder, tfce personal property of
said Susan . Ritchie not devised by her will, oonsisu
lnr of various articles of household goods, such as
beds, betiding, a chamber set, picture, books, chairs,
carpets, a sewing-machine, dishes, lamps and table
ware, tables, stoves, kitchen-ware and cooking uten
sils, and many other useful articles too numerous to
mention. Such sale will tako p ace at the late rest,
dence of the deceased. No. 242 xandes street. In the
city of Indianapolis. Marlon county, Indiana.
Terms of Sale-A credit of three (3) months will be
given on all sales where the amount purchased ex
ceeds live dollars; the purchaser In such cases shall
give his note for the amount ot his or her purchase,
with sufficient sureties, w airin g raluat ion or apprai se
ment laws, and bearing six tt) per cent. Interest after
maturity. All sums of five dollars and under, cash In
hand before removal of the articles, baid sale shall
be continued from day today until all articles are sidd.
At the same time and place I will offer for sale and
sell at auction, to the highest and best bidder, the late
residence property of the deceased, known as 282
Tandes street, in said city, for the particulars of which
see regular notice thereof.
GEORGE R. HUNTINGTON",
Administrator, with the will annexed, of Susan E.
Administrator's Public Sale.
Notice is hereby given that aa administrator, with
the will annexed, of the estate of usan E. Ilitchie,
deceated. and pursuant to the terms of the last wlil
and testament of said Susan . Kitchie, deceased,
authorizing me to sell the same, I will, on Saturday,
the 10th day of August. 1889, between the hours of 10
o'clock: a. m. and 4 o'clock p.m.. of said day, at No.
2S2 Yandes street, in the city of Indianapolis, Marion
county, Indiana, being on the premises hereinafter
described, oiler for sale and sell at publio sale or auc
tion to the highest and best bidder, for not less than
two-thirds of the appraised value thereof, the follow.
In described real estate, situated In said city of In
dianapolis, Marion county, and State of Indiana, to
Lot number twenty 20 in square nnmber two 2
in S. A. Fletcher's northeast addition to the city of
Indianapolis, together with all the Improvements
thereon and belonging thereto.
UPON THESE TERMS, TO-WIT: One-third of
the purchase-money, cash in hand; the balance shall
be payable in two equal instalments In six and twelve
.months from day o; sale. The purchaser shall give
his promissory notes for such deferred payments,
with sufficient surety, in the usual Indiana form
therefor, waiving recourse to the valuation or an.
raiement laws ot the State of Indiana, and provid.
ng tor nve percent, attorney's fees, and bearing six
per cent, interest per annum from day of sale. The
appraised value or said real estate is eighteen hun
dred dollars 1,80J. JSaid sale to he subject to the ap
proval of the Marion Circuit Court.
, GEOItOE It. HUNTINGTON,
Administrator, with the will annexed, of the estate
ot Susan E. Ilitchie, deceased.
and sixty cents, ten 3-cent pieces, 173 5-cent
pieces, eleven dimes and four quarters. Tho
average Sunday collection, except during
the summer months, is $30. The pastor of
the church, Rev. Edmund Didier, read to
his congregation the items of recent col
lection in a Catholio Church in Montreal,
Canada, as follows: Two hundred pennies,
1,800 nickels and 800 dimes. ;
A. Sudden Fall In Value.
Stranger Have you any choice lots on
Land-owner Yes, eir; yes, sir; something
fine. The nicest lots that ever laid out
doors. There are two; all improvements,
convenient to cars, clear title, etc. They
are choice, but I will make them fifteen
hundred for cash.
Stranger Well, I'm not buying: I'm mak
ing assessments. Did you say iif teen hun
dred each for those lots!
Land-owner (hastily) No, oh, no; for the
' Stranger Any more choice lots? V
Land-owner That's all; just about sold
An average of five feet of water is stir
mated to fall annually over the whole
earth, and, assuming that condensation
takes place at an average height of 3,000
feet, scientists conclude that? the force of
evaporation to supply such rain-fall must
equal th lifting of S22.000,000 pounds of
water 8,000 feet in every minute, or about
three hundred billion horse-power con
stantly exerted. Of this prodigious amount
of energy thus created a very 6rnall pro
portion is transferred to the waters that
run back through rivers to the sea, and a
still smaller fraction is utilized by man;
the remainder is dissipated in space.
Ileal Estate Transfers
Instruments filed for record in th recorder's
office of Marlon county, Indiana, for the twenty
four hours ending at 5 r. M., July 23, 1889, aa
furnished by Elliott & Butler, abstracters of
titles, Hartford Block, 81 East Market street.
Geo W. Bailey to Magdalena Schmidt,
lot 64, in Huddell'a Park Place addi
William L. Taylor to Frances Tool, lot
24, iu Brace Place 500.00
J. C. Holmes to Catharine J. Holmes,
lot 104. In Woodruff Place, 2,100.00
John W. Mitchell to Mary A. Coburn,
lot 2, in Clark's first addition to
Vest Indianapolis ; 200.00
Mary A. Uicharas to Chauncey 1 Tur
ner, lot 5, iu Lewla's subdivision of
lot 4 In fc?t Clair's addition 100.00
LouiA Mellato Peter Lieber, lot 61,
In McCarty's south addition 5,000.00
Horace Ii. Allen to Eliza -Nourie, lot
270, in Allen's fcecona north addi
Eliza J. Ilertder to Charles a Cald
well, lot 13, In Fletcher, Jra, north
east addition (square lO) 000.00
Mary A. Ofgood to 8opMa M. Mill
iard, live-sevenths of lot 23, in block
4 in Bruce Baker's addition 142.00
The Connecticut Mutual Life Insur
ance Company to fleorge Bischou.
lot 23, in Morris's Oak 11 iU addition
to Brightwood 173.00
Anna Keely to LJnnla Springer, lot
23, in block 8 In Beaty's addition. . . 1,250.00
6usan E. H. Perkins to George It.
- Boot, the north half of lot 20 and
part of lot 21, In Pratt's subdivision
of outlot 175 7,500.00
Conveyances, 12; consideration 919,502.00
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TUESDAY, AUG. 6. 1889.
85 for the Round Trip.
Corresponding rates to Toronto and the Thousand
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EAST AND WEST.
Regular Trains at Indianapolis Station.
Leave, goiDjr East "4:00 a. m. 3 m) p. m.
Arrive, from East. 11:45 a. m. 10:50 p. m.
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