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THE OHIOA.OO EAGLE.
ODD NAMES FOR VESSELS.
imlataait nthtr t'oncrIL shown la a ITIde
ItiiitRP nf Title.
iVoplc who arc called upon to name
vessel sometime have strange Ideas
aw to the titties of things, and the
list of merchant testis sailing or
floating or bo I n ix pushed or draped
along under the American ilaK' shows
liowatToct on, gratitude, i-olltlcal pre
ference. Imagination, and humor aro
all used to furnish panics for sailing
craft, ty-tetu is adhered to only by
regularly established HtiiM, and by
a row of them, even the big steamers
of the American Line, the New York
und Pans, having been named before (
mi: iiumcu me siars ana sinpcs,
'City ot" being dropped when that
interesting ceremony took plae. Ac
cording to the New York Tribune
the largest list of strl tly American
vessels where a system Is followed Is
la the case of the Southern Pacific
tleef, ruunlng between New York
City and New Orleans, tho names of
the steamers all beginning with tho
fe'tumilsh El," while tho Ocean
'teutuihlp Company, running to I
Svivatiuli, called upon cities and rivers
of tioorgla for names for Its vcscls.
While the comparatively small
runnier of steamers living the Amer
ican tlu: precludes any great latitude
iu nomenclature," the sailing licet
makes up for the deficiency, with
room to spare, and with that part of
the nation's commercial marine the
tiatne Under had a good time, Judging
hy the results of h!s efforts. A Texas
man, apparently doubting whether
he was or not, asks the question by
naming h s little thc-ton schooner
Am I, while some one In Noank,
Conn., drew on tho l'ciuod tongue and
named his llttlo two-master Aquo
tiimciiul;. A man In Westerly, P. 1.,
had a pain, and recorded It by call
ing his sloop Backache, while Chief
Justice C. P. Daly Is the name of a
sloop hailing from Sag Aarbor. Nor
folk County, Virginia, recalls other
days In New York by calling a sloop
the Helen .Idscphlno Mansllcld, but
who Fllomlna Cln aluga, who has a
'Cononer named after her, may bo is i
probably known only to tho man who
wrecked a pretty Italian name when
lie christened a Cow Day, New York,
ochoonT the (.Sully Klma.
Chincotcaguc, Va, has a man who
is prooably an agnostic, as his lack or
knowledge is blazoned on his schoon
ers stern, which bears the name und
Information, I Don't Know. Port
Huron, Mich., has a naiuo which it
is well to recall when a co lar button
H lost. It is on an eighteen-ton
schooner called tho Go Look. George
W. Chllds has tlfty tons ot shipping
mamed after him; Gcorgo B. McClcl
Jan was good enough. for four vessels
aggregating less than 1.10 tons: tho
Little .lohn Trott Hunts around Crls
Held, Mo., tho Oval Agitator hails
from Chicago, whllo the Mississippi
Itlvcr at Now Orleans tloats a lighter
called tho Puddlclnedda Cltrolu.
Welliloet, Mass., rejoices In a sloop
which is known as tho O They Know
Jfo. aad the other end ot the country
lias, at Port Townsend, Wash., a
win who hud a narrow escape and
celebrated It hy naming his sloop tho
Never Touched Me. How near Dear
Isle, Ma, and Norfolk. Va., Joined
Itands Is shown by the Malno boat
y.iwigawaw, and the Virginia Nas.
awaddux. Names where Mary,
either alone or in combination with
otber words, appears, aro borne by
wore ttaan GOO United States sailing
crate. The mutineers of tho Bounty
are recalled by the naino l'itcalrn,
borne by a vessel built, so tho record
ays at Ucncclo, Cul., but now hail
ing from Detroit, Mich. What Proof
Glass Is is probably known to he New
Yorkers who own a sloop of that
anio. Ono of Cooper's works is re
called by tho Baltimore schooner
"Wfshtunwlsli, and a Michigan man
tf uck a combination of 1'etroloum
V. Nasby und Josh Billings when ho
called his two-master tho X 10 II 8.
Could Not Tolerate n Lie.
"Victor Schirlchcr, tho eminent
(writer, politician, and republican
.l&Uauturoplst who died lately In
J.-'maoe, after un honorable life of
nearly ninety years, was always noted
fur the rig d sincerity ot bis princi
ples and his acts. A story Is told in
tbe Parisian press ot his boyhood
which illustrates this characteristic
ia bim. As a child, he was once re
ranting to Franco from a tr p to
Brussels with his mother.
She had obtained In Belgium cer
tain valuable laces which she could
aslly carry out ot sight, and she re
warked to tbo boy that sbo was not
uolng to declare them to the French
But, mother," said Victor, ''not
to declare them would be . rotig!"
"Never you mind," she said; "it
would be foolish to declare them.
ITne duty on thorn Is enormous, and
the inspectors will nevor know any
thing about them. I shall say noth--tng
When tho custom-house man came,
Mme. .Sch'ilcher declared that she
had nothing dutiable. The Inspector
thought bo saw a shocked look in tbe
v boy's face.
What is it?" said ho to Victor.
''Osir," said tbo boy, "1 think
-mother has 6ome Belgian laces that
'soe aught to pay duty on'."
The laces were produced and the
duty paid. Mme. Schiulcher, instead
of l!ng angry, declared that she was
Iitou'i of liavlDg so honest and truth-
-.ful a boy.
Not only did ho never learn to lie,
"taut ho had a quick eyo fordlshonesty
ot character In others.
As a deputy,
b voted to permit tho return of
Louis Nanoleon to ! ranee, believing
-that the time had come for universal
forgiveness. Louis Napoleon read a
fpce:h thanking the doputles, and
full of apparently frank protestations
of fidelity to the Hcpubllc. Sen ilchcr
shook his bead when he heard this
X watched him through my glass,"
lie said, "and his paper never trem
bled in his hand. He is too cool to
be an honest man. We shall have
occasion to regret his coming Into tho
Tho estimate proved quite true for
in a few vears Louis Napoleon had,
by a most remarkable series ot false
hoods and betrayals, overthrown tho
itepubllc and po-i9C5-od himself ot
despotic power. Youth's Companion.
It Would Ik) PunlHhment.
"When General i-herman was travel
ing through New Mexico after tho
Civil War, be remarked to a company
at friends: "I always thought the
Mexican War was an unholy war, but
now I would Ilka to right Mexico
again." When asked why, ho replied:
"To make her take back Now
No doubt sctonco will some day
settle the question whether It Is pos
slble or not omIIiIo for men to fly.
Meanwhile the road to real knowl
edge In this, as In every other dlrec.
tlon, must bo that whl h Is opened
by experiment. Theory may suggest
but trial only can pror. Among tho
most promising experiments In flight
that have lately been undertaken aro
those of Mr. Llllcuthal. a German.
who has devised an apparatus by tlio
aid or winco, on a modest scale, uo
can Imitate the soaring of a bird.
Mr. Llllcuthal begins by observing
that a wind blowing over a plain
tends slightly to rise, the average
upward Inclination being about thrco
degrees, lie ascribes this to tho
friction of the moving air against tho
ground which causes the lower air to
be heaped up. A bird could not
soar, ho thinks, but for tho uplifting
power of the wind
Having made this observation, Mr.
Llllcnthat contrived a .system ot
wings which would enable him to
tako advantage of tho buoyant power
of moving air. Tho instantaneous
photographs of himself In the net of
snaring near Itcrlln look somewhat
like pictures of a gigantic butterfly.
His wings, made or strong silk
stretched on frames, aro slightly
concave underneath, and their total
spread is equal to about 1(10 square
Ho docs not undertake to flap
them, which Indeed ho could not do
ns they are llxcd in their outspread
position. Having properly adjusted
tho apparatus ho selects a slight etc
vatlon, as tho slope of a small hill,
run a few stops against tho wind,
and then Jumps up into tho a r. Tho
' wings Immediately begin to sustain
him and slide along upon tho
, ail, is It were, slowly sinking toward
the ground. Ho has succeeded In
viiu(j uoiai us vv ivvu iiviu uv
lust as a skater acquires wltn
practice the ability to guldo his
course in Intrlcato turnings; and to
icrforni feats that would have
scorned Impossible to him when ho
tlrst put on skates, so Mr. Llllcnthal
has gradually gained a considerable
degree of mustory over his soaring
apparatus, so that by shitting his
center of gravity In particular ways,
he can move raster or slower and
change his direction.
Tlio Trnmp ami tlio Hparrow.
A smooth faced and wiry young
man wearing a long, whlto nccktlo,
a pair nf strongly checked trousers
und a dark blue coat under an over
coat with an astrachan collar wiped
tho froth oil his mustache us ho camo
out ot the baiomcut and started
across Union .Square Just ahead nf
mc. "sfong and dance" was written
on every lino ot his figure, for ho be
longed to thut part of tho theatrical
profession which acts principally
with his legs Passing around tho
dry and barren fountain, this brisk
young man scrambled ugalnsta bowed
llguro digging In the barren rim ot
black earth surrounding tho foun
tain. It was ubout u o'clock at night,
but he could see that an uged and
trembling man was scooping out a
grave for a dead sparrow.
".ay, pard, this Is a queer graft,
anyhow." observed tho song and
dance man, stopping 'short. "The
coppers will pinch you It you plant
that bird there."
Tho old man's teeth chattered and
ho spoke with dltllculty. Ho was
llui nerveless, and shaking like tho
shadow of a lightning rod in an April
"I used to feed this bird all last
summer. And It knew mc, sir! l
always saved somo frco lunch for it,
but I found It a-laylng on tho stones
and waiting for mo dead."
Humph!" said the song und dunce
.man, as ho wrapped tho b,rd up in
paper and p.tt it in ms poexct,
'what you want mostisadrlni;,"and,
taking the tramp's arms In u brother,
ly way, bo led him across the square
and down Into tho basoment of the
Was this a praiseworthy act?
New York Press.
When Judgo Underwood of Georgia,
hud charged tho Jury it was exceed
ingly dangerous for tho defendant's
c.'iunsol to ask for an uddltlonal
charge. William Glenn had been do
fending a big, strapping town-boy,
who wus charged with uu assault and
battery upon a smaller boy. Tbe big
boy bad been imposing upon tbe little
fellows, and one of them hit him
with a switch and ran. Tho big boy
pursued him, threw a stone at him,
cut u bad gash In his head, and laid
him up for a weok or two.
The grand jury found a true bill,
and after the closing speech by the
solicitor, tho Judgo charged the law
very fairly, and then asked it thore
was any othor charge that counsol de
sired. Glenn rose, and with some
tone of apprehension, said,
Q"I believe your Honor omitted to
charge that self-dofcnco may Justlfj
QYcs," said the Judge, as ha
straightened up, "yes, gentleman,
there Is such a law, add if you ballove
from tho evidence that this great,
big, double-Jointed, blg-tlsted young
gentleman wus actuated by foar and
self-defence whoa he ran after that
i poor, llttlo, puny, tallow-faced boy,
and because ho couldn't overtake
him, picked up a rock big enough to
knock down a steer and throw ut him
and knocked him senseless, thon you
can find for tho defendant,
other charges, Brother Glonn?"
"I bellove not," said Glenn.
A torpid liver Is as contrary as tho
creature who possesses it One
seems to be tho apponago ot tho
othor. Slmplo remedies are bettor
than medicines, unless tho caso Is of
long standing and Is serious. Somo.
times a pint ot water, not lco cold,
however, taken immediately on ris
ing, Is beneficial. An orango, eaten
on rising, Is not bad to take, and
sometimes Is all that Is norcssary.
A diet of vegetables and fruits and
abstinence from the usual sweats Is
an excellent cotrectlve. Exorcise ot
a vlgoious character Is a necessity.
No DivvKftKNCK whoro a man goes,
he finds things that ho docs-not like.
CAUSE OF SEASICKNESS.
the Malatty nrgiti In the Ear Drat Mate!
Fcislckncss starts In the ear. In
Its cavity are three small tubes, each'
lent In a circle and tilled with fluid.
Tho three sit at rltht angles to each
other, like the three sides ut tho
corner of ti room or box. Consequent
ly, in whatever direction the head It
moved, the tluld in some one of the
tubes is given a circular motion.
Hanging out Into the tubes, from
their sides, are hairs of cilia, which
connect with nerve cells und fibers
that branch olf from the auditory
nerve. When the head moves, the
fluid moves, the hairs move, tho
cells aro "Urcd oil," a nervous cur
rent Is sent up to the brain, and a
feeling of tho head's peculiar motion
As for seasickness this nerve cur
rent, on the way to the bruin, at ono
point runs bcsldo the spot or "cen
ter" where tho norvo governing tho
itomach has its origin. When tho
rocking of the brain Is abnormally
violent and prolonged tho stimulus
is so great thut tho current leaks
over Into this adjoining "center" and
so excites tho nerve running to tbo
stomach us to cause wretchedness and
retching. L'caf mutes, whoso cat
"canals" are allotted, are nocr sea
sick. Hut normal'y tho amount ot car
feeling which we got by reason ot
molng our head in a particular di
rection comes in a curioi.s way to be
a measure of the direction of the
sound. Tho feelings wo get from
our skin and muscles in turning the
bead play a similar rolo. Wo do this
so frequently tor every point that in
time wo learn to Judgo tho direction
of the sound by the way we would
have to turn tho head In order tn
hear tho sound best Thereafter wo
do not hao to turn the hcud to get
tho direction, for we now remombci
the propjr feeling und know It. This
memory of tho old feeling Is our idea
nf tho present direction. If wo novel
moved our head wo never could have
any such notion ot tho location ol
sounds as at present perhaps none
whatever. McL'luro's Magazine.
Where Thoy llalso Cane.
A charming sense of Immaculate
neatness crvndos one ut tho sight ot
tho broad, smooth Holds of cane; tlu
sat.ny ribbons of emotald hue, wav
ing and quivering, dcw-dlppcd nnd
sparkling In tho clear, yellow sun
light, Innumerable parallel giccn
lines thatrlso to a hlghtof from fout
to six foot, writes Octuvla Dockery In
Blue und Gray. The predominating
characteristics which strlko one
most forcibly upon sight of a sugai
plantation uro prcclscncss, iclcanll.
ncss, and tho strict adherence tn
straight lines. They aro laid out
with all tho exactness of a city, and
so 1 cull them mluluturo citlos iol
Eden. Tho roadways that lead from
different parts of tho plantation ar
smooth, wide avenues. Many of tlu
handsomor plantations havo In.
d.viduul railroads carrying barroli
and other freight to tho main rail
road or for shipment by river. The
ugar-housos aro generally painted
white, und tho tall chimneys send up
ciouas or smoKo in two colors Diacic,
or very dark blue, ana gray. Thi
latter Is mado by tho burning bagasse,
as tbo refuse cane is called; tbo black
stuoko Indicates a predominance ot
coal in the fuel. Peering out from
a group ot majestic trees are gabU
roofs, dormer windows, and Corin
thian columns, and tho typical hos
pltablo Southern plantation home,
stead comes into view. Tho negro
quarters are good, frame houses,
painted white, und built In a lino ex
tending a considerable distance. At
many as fifty aro scon In a row, which
lends tho appcarunco of a street.
What Mho Wanted.
A certain floorwalker in one of thi
large dry goods establishments In Chi
cago is noted for his sovcrlty to those
undor blm In business. Ono day hi
approached a Junior usslstunt from
whoso counter u lady had Just left.
'You let that lady go without hoi
making a purchase?" he asked se
verely. 'Yes, sir 1 "
"And she wus at your counter fully
"Doubtless, but then you see"
"Exuctly, I saw that, in spite ot
all tho quostlons sho put to you, you
rarely answered hor, and uover at.
tempted to get what she wanted."
) ou neea not make any excuse.
I shall report you for carelessness.'1
"Well, I hadn't what sho wanted."
"What was that?"
One dollar and fifty cents! Sho't
a book canvaser, getting subscriber!
to the 'Llfo of Pope Lea' "
Tho floorwalker retired crestfallen,
amid tho audible titters of all the
asslstunts In the department, who
greatly enjoyed his discomfiture.
Origin or "Tho Three Ra."
Tho famous toast to "the three
Its" "reading, 'rltlng, and 'rlthrae
tic" Is usually accredited to Sli
William Curtis, Lord Mayor of Lon.
don In tho year 171)5 and for manj
years one ot tho wardons of the
tower. He proposod It atadlnnei
given by tho London Boird of Edu
cation. It was received with great
appluuse und drunk amid much mor.
rlment But, though recognized at
the tlmo as a Jest, it was afterword
taken up in earnest by sir William's
detractors, who have handed bit
name down to posterity as a blunder
ing ignoramus. A late wrltor In one
ot the leading English weeklies says
that an aged ex-mombor ot the
Board 0 Education, now decoasod,
assured him that Sir William Curtis,
although a man ot limited education,
wus very shrewd, and that it was the
height of presumption to suppose
that ho used his immortal allitera
tion otherwise than as a Jest, St.
After Mr. Samnor had criticised
Gonoral Grant savagely, some one
was talking to Grant about atheism
In New England, and remarked:
"Even Sumner does not belle vd ia
tho Bible." "Why should ho?"
qulotly replied Grant; "ho didn't write
Ir is werthy of comment that tbo
father who can't pronounce "tros
seau" la the one who can afford to
buy tho uicest one for his daughter.
You can't tell wbat
meini ly what she says.
T. JOHNSON & CO.,
-AND DEALERS IN-
OFFICE and SHOP, 210 to 216 N. Carpenter St.
rxBXjaixzxoxcaa wbst eo.
J. B. PALLASCH,
Real Estate and Loans.
FIRE INSURANCE AND
OlUce, 150 West Blackhawk Street.
Residence, 37 BreslilU St., Cor. Kms St., near Wottcrn Ave.
Real Estate and
1014 Teutonic Building,
Specialty in West and
351!) laid 3521 State St. (Tel. Oakland 18), Chicago.
Currier's European Hotel,
15 AND 17 SOUTH CLARK ST.
150 newly furnished rooms. Passenger elevator, steam
heat and baths One block from City and County Build
ing. Six principal theaters one to thrse blocks.
Rates, 50c, 75c and $1 per Day; $2.50 to $5 per Week.
102 ami 101 N. Clark St., corner Indiana St., Chicago.
THOMAS H. CURRIER. Proprietor.
Th oldest club of Its kind In xistnc, and has mors
msmbsrs than all of ths so-callsd olubs comblnsd. Only
olub that has a standing in ths loading commsrclsl sgno!cs
of ths country.
W IotIU Trj. fwion who belleTM to iqau dtaltm to Join oar Umoni club, wbteh U
flrlnf nek itUfMttoB tt $1.00 pr wsek. Wo gtr tbt oboto of tbe fotlowln MtloUi, Tin
KjUSB PARLOR BUIT8. BEDROOM SETS, BEWINO MACHINES, L41t or Otnti' OOLD
FILLED WATCHES,. FOLDINO BED, HEATINO STOVE, OVERCOAT or SUIT ot ClotbM
tootdir. Handndt ut ttln th eholo ol tbi article for from 3 to $10. Trryourfof.
ton. Bimtmbtr no OBOtnffen for your good tuck. If you bonld ft $0 artlolo for from $
to $10 jrou would ctrUlnlr bar tb belt of It. Yon oaa drtas well wltb llttlt money by btoo.
UjamtmbMof ourclub. Tbo Popl Frleudblp U our motto. AgMtawaat4.
Suite 418, 265 to 269 Dearborn Street.
JAMES M. HEATH MANAGER
C. M. NKTTKRSTROM.
Room 24, No. 102 Washington Street,
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r in the city. Our make is the' finest, &
and prices reasonable. SUITS made Jy
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Metropolitan Theater. !
niu MBfflSTM. mprietK.
493-501 South. Jffe)ron-t.
(NEAR TWELFTH-ST.), CHICAGO.
D. ACKERMAN & SON,
WHOLE3ALE AND RETAIL
Hard and Soft Coal
Cor. 89th Street
Oharles J. Byrne.
Coal and Wood
532 WEST TWELFTH STREET.
Best Quality. Lowest Market Price. Prompt Delivery.
GREAT CHAMPION SALE!
$50,000 Worth of Latest Stylo Spring Salts and Over-
coats Single and Double Breasted Sacks
and Cutaway Frocks,
Cannot be duplicated at
Our Furnish!, Hal and Pants Departments
ARE OVERFLOWING WITH NOVELTIES.
i warn k co.,
Northiast Corner Clark
m u 274 tun it., emm
Rooms, $1.00 por Day
Electric LlfM iol Stem Htat m Emy Rue,
THIt HOTEL HAS S60 MOM.
Aa MM aadtomoly FaraUh W Amy
otol la tho City.
Offleoon tha onmd floor. Tw naaa
tor (lavatora. A FIKST.CLASB BE8TAU.
KANT in connection.
GORE & IIEFFRON, Proprietors
and Ward Avenue.
Timothy F. .Byrne.
Lake Sts, and 256 Slati St,,