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ONE DAY A'
jLn A-nderson Young
/ ders of JNii
Editor Intelligencer :
It was a bright April morning when
I awoke at Niagara. Tired and sleepy
as I was I did not awake until the sun
was high in the heavens and had
c?hone full ncroGB the room into my
face. I rose hurriedly and opened the
window, j Arriving there late the night
before I bsd little idea of the loca
tion of my hotel, but found to my de
light that I was very near to the falls.
I could hear the roar of the rapids and
see olouds ofmist rising like smoke
from a locomotive from behind the
bluff. I oould scarcely believe that
one of the dreams of my life was about
to be realized. The Government bad
kindly allowed me stop-over privi
leges at Niagara on a transportation
order from Wooster, Ohio, to Kings
ton, Rhode Island, but alas, I hud
only one day in which to see its spien
j .rs. I had already lost some time, so
dressing hurriedly I managed to gel;
some breakfast and arming myself
with my camera I walked down
through the park toward the falls.
The first place a stranger is apt to
go is to Prospect Point, a sharp angle
io the bluff on the Amerioan side.
This, I might say, is the worst thing
that one could possibly do in begin
ning a day at the f*lls, but directly
toward this point I headedl An iron
railing about waist high runs along
close to the edge of the falls, and, of
course, I had to walk full up to this
railing and look over the precipice.
There tho full horror of the situation
dawned upon mo. The sight was not
inspiring, it was simply terrible. I
had only one desire, and that was to
get away from there and to get away
quickly. It seemed as if. the earth
was about to bc washed out from
under my feet. In talking with other
people who have visited the falls I
have learned that nearly everyone,
when they look at the Amerioan Falls
from this point, experiences that same
feeling of terror. Imagine a column
of water eleven hundred feet aoross
and twenty feet thick leaping one
hundred and sixty-seven feet and,
with a thundering ?esr, dashing itself
into foam and spray on the rooka be
low. Such is the Amerioan Falls. It
is a manifestation of power that no
human mind can grasp.
Not oaring' to linger here I took a
carriage and started for a drive around
Goat Island. Goat Island is situated
io the middle of the river, direotly
between the Amerioan and the Cana
dian falls and covers seventy-three
acree. Owing to tl>c exorbitant prices
formerly eharged visitors for carriages,
the government has established a cab
Hoe around this island. A ticket
oan be purchased at Pr^pect Point
for the modest sum . o'dwenty-fi ve
cents, gocd for a trip around the is
land, with stop-over privileges at all
the points of interest. I got off first
at the top of tho .bluff near Luna is
land. This overlooks the American
falls and is direotly opposite Pros
pect Point. Here ? the sight was
Luna Island is separated from Goat
Island by a torrent about thirty feet
wide. Th? main body of the Ameri
can Falls is between this island and
ProBpeot Point. Lun? Island?? b?isg
rapidly eaten away Iby the falls, but
Goat Island is rugged and rocky and
will withstand the ravages of the
waters for many centuries. Beneath
Lana Island is the celebrated "Gaye,
of the Winds," which, on aocount of
the ice in the gorge, was closed to
visitors at this time. Here, 1- we arr*
told, the falling waters force ait
through this cave li ko a hurricane.
Taking the nest cab froto Luna Is
land I went around to tho other side
of Goat island to the Canadian or
Horseshoe Falls, The bluff at thia
point is about ono hundred xe et Lyjb
Steps load, down to tho water's edge
wd a narrow gang-way extends far out
into the river, where a splendid view
rt the ?falls can W obtained. "The |
Horseshoe Falls, as their name indi
??tes, are shaped like a great horse
?Joe, and, aro about twioe as wide as
ta American Fells but not half so
terrible. They were indeed beautiful,
The morning sun, shining through tho
?ist, brought oat th? doable raiubow,
fa which Nisgira is celebrated.
I bad seen Church's painting of Ni
which represents the Water of
?he Horseshoe Falls in bright omer
*W green tints. . I thought this mere
ly ? fancy sketob^ bnt it^s not. The
Water, especially in the center cf the
immense horseshoe, is an in?c=so ;
emerald green. Here wo ar? told t?isi?
? few years ago Mrs. Taylor went over j
the falls in * barrel and still lires to ?
fl*ll oakes and pies in a Niagara res-1
karani, V . .-' ;i':>,
firing tho next cab I went u?, to
?he Twin Sisters, thre? small isl-uds
?at stand out io tho main torrwii,
as* we" connected with"' Goat ii?n?
Mian Tells of tlie Won
by narrow bridges. The rapids from
here present one of the most beauti
ful sights at Niagara-a seething mass
of water about a mile in width, occa
sionally leaping high in the air over
rooks a? it rushes madly down to take
its final plunge.
Above Goat Island on the Ameri
can side and near the rapide are situ
ated tue great eleotrioal plants which
furnish the power for the ohemioal
industries at Niagara. Immense
wheel pits and underground tunnels
convey the water from tho powerful
turbines beneath tho oity and empty
into the river far below. It is with a
feeling of regret that we watoh the
rapid growth of these industries,
which means so much water taken
away from the falls.
Having now seen the prinoipal
points of interest around Goat Island
I took the next cab and reaohed the
oity in time to take the eleven o'olook
oar for a trip down the Gorge. This
great noonie route is one of the
wonders of modern engineering.
It is an eleotrio line whioh goes
across the river on the Canadian, side
to the Horseshoe Falls, then back
down tho river OD top of the bluS to
Queenstown, twelve miles below, then
crossing the river again it follows
close along by the water's edge down
in tho Gorge baok up to Niagara. The
fare for the round trip is only one
dollar. A ticket io issued with de
tachable coupons whioh enables one to
stop off at any of the points of inter
est, stay there as long as he may wish
and then take the next cac going in
the same direction.
tThe first plaoe I got off was Table Hook
house near the Horseshoe Falls. Here
again the Yankee engineers have tap
ped the river above the falls and have
installed great eleotrio power houses
along by the bluff.
From here a tunnel leads down be
hind thc falling waters. I did not
oare to brave the cold spray and ice
beneath the falls, so, after spending
an hour viewing the scenery from this
point, I took the next oar down the
river to Whirl Pool Bapids. Here
t-e river is very narrow and flows be?
tween two almost perpendicular walls
at a terrible rate. Imagine a river
over-one hundred feet deep running
twenty-seven miles an hour-as fast
as an ordinary train 1 Here Capt.
Webb, the celebrated English swim
mer, some years ago lost his life while
making a fool hardy attempt to swim
across the rapids. Nothing can live
in that torrent. Even the fishes are
dashed to pieoes while great crowds
of white gulls are skimming around
ready to pick them up. Walking
round to Whirl Pool Point a splendid
view of the rapids and of the Whirl
Pool is obtained. The river runs
staight against the bluff at this point,'
and makes an abrupt bend-almost at
right angles with its original' course,
lu the angle of this bend is the re?
nowned Wbirl Pool. Whirling around
at a terrific rat? logs, trees, . every
thing that comes within its reaoh is
at first tossed high in the air and then
sucked down into the horrible vor
From Whirl pool Point I took 'the
next oar and did not get off until
Queenstown was reached. Here, in
18)2, ooourred the celebrated battle
of that name in whioh General Brook
of the British was killed. A beauti
ful monument, two hundred feet high,
?as been e/ected on top of the
heights ia nie memory. The bid fort,
whioh was ?? gallantly assailed by the
American troops, is still in a good
state of preservation.
- Lake Erie is situated on a plateau
same three hundred feet higher than
Lake' Ontario. From Lake Erie the
oountry is comparatively level until
Queen s town-Heigh to is reached. Here
the plateau ends rather abruptly by
a steep incline of about two hun*
dred feet into the valley below. Walk-1
i og through the underbush to head of
tho slope a gorgeous panorama spreads
out before you. Turning away from
the din, the awful rush and tumult
o? tho cataract and the rapids, here
all is peaceful and still. As fer as
ihe cf a ?Sn roach before you streiche a 1
this beautiful valley. The view from j
h?re is alone worth the trip ?own the
Gorge. JIow I longed to own one of
tho littlo homesteads that dot His
Majesty's domain and spend my lifo
there among the hooey bees end, ap*
[pto orchards. The river, as if tired
\ out by its awful fight with rooks in
the Gorge, now seems half asleep &/ it
Winds its way laxity on. The little
I Village pf Queenstown nestles at the
ififot of the heights, while Lake On
?irio can be Clearly seen in the dis
tance. This is said to be the finest
fruit country on the American conti
Again crossing tho river ct Quecns
j ess corses io iho historio old
' village of Lewiston on the American
Bide. This is ibo junctiou for the
oar line to Niagara Buaoh on Like
Ontario. From Lewiston begins tho
trip up the Gorge.
ThiB was the most diffioult piece of
engineering along the Thole route.
For miles the solid rook had to be
blasted away to make room for the
road bed. So, leaving this peaoeful
scene behind, one goes up into the
Gorge . where this frowning wall of
limestone, nearly two hundred feet
high, crowds you so dose down to the
edge of the torrent that at times the
spray is thrown over you. The trip
up the Gorge is the moat exciting ex
perience at Niagara and should not
bo missed by any visitor. The rapids
seem to impress one even more for*
cibly than the fells themselves. Upon
leaving Lewiston tho oar proceeds rath
er slowly up the Gorge, thus giving
the tourist ample time to take in their
full graudeur. Hounding the angle
at Whirl Pool Point the oar stops a
few moments to allow a last look at
the rapide. Here you actually feel
their full terror. They seem to be
about to take you by the throat in
their fury. The Cantilever and Lower
Steel Aroh bridges stretch side by
eide across the river above you.
From Whirl Pool Rapids the car
gradually works its way higher and
higher up v?e eide of the Gorge until
it again reaches the oity. If taken
fer the ride alone the round trip oc
cupies only about two hours, but I
would advise every one to spend at
least five hours of a day at the falls io
seeing the Gorge.
The sun was now low in the heavens
and 1 had only just time enough foi
supper before taking the train foi
Since the Geologioal upheaval
whioh raised the country above
Queenstown Heights to its present
level the river has slowly but surely
eaten away the coralline limestone
that forms the principal strata in thc
Gorge from Queenstown to their pres
eut looation. It is estimated bj
scientists that this has taken some
fifty thousand years. The present re
cession along the whole contour of tin
Horseshoe Falls is truly rapid, r.ver
aging about two and four-tenths feel
per year. The recession is most rapit
in the center, which aocounts for th<
present shape. At the point wher<
the aoute angle is formed the reces
sion from 1875 to 1886 amounted t<
more than two hundred feet. Th.
oontour lines of both falls amount tc
over four thousand feet, and it is es
timat?d that over two and one-hall
millions of gallons of water pass ove
these fallo every second.
J. F. Breaseale,
U. S. Dept. of Agr.,
( Washington, D. C.
The Easy Public.
Thomas W. Lawson wss talkie,
about sharp practice, says an ex
"Sharp practice is the rule," h
said, "but is not the public in a wa;
to blsme? Why should the publie b
eo willing to be deluded? What i
the matter with the public, any way
Upon my word, I have seen men an
women hug and nurse worthless stock
as Washington White nursed hi
, .'Washington White? Oht he is
Boston colored man.
"One day a friend met him on a
underground train. The friend BC
down beside him. Washington wc
rooking himself to and fro in a our
ons way-something like a man wit
the colic. -
.. 'How do Washington; said tn
14 'How do/ replied Washingtoi
and he still rooked to and fro.
"The friend regarded him cur iou
" 'You ain't siok, Wsshiogtion, 1
you?' he asked.
" 'No indeed, Calhoun,' was the r
"Then why in the name o' comm?
sense, mah-friend, an you rookie
yo'self to and fro this-a-way all tl
"Washington White made no pau
in his regular oscillations as he sai
. " 'Calhoun, you know Jerome M
Wade? Well, he done sold mo a s
ver watch for three dollar, and if
stops amovi?' like dis de watch doi
go no more.' "
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It is claimed for this remedy tl
it stops the spasmodio paroxysms, t
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Many persons haye bees eared
hay fever hy Hyomei, and tho <
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offer to refund the money if 'Hyoi
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is tho strongest proof that can
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Tho complete outfit costs bur $1,
extra bottles for 50 cents.
Girls De The LoYemuklng.
The students of phychology and so
ciology know that women have culti
vated an attitude yf effeminate coy
ness along with the thousands and
one conventionalities that have been
thrust on them. In spite of these
opinions, says the Chicago Tribune, in
the days gone by it was almost as
common for the women as the men to
do the courting. Today there are
parts of the world where young women
feel they are doing nothing wrong by
taking this pleasure and responsibility
In Polynesia there are no women's
clubs and tho dootrines of women's
rights have never been heard, and
still these half emancipated young
girls feel they have the right to ex
tend an offer of marriage to an equal
or to an inferior. Their proposals are
sometimes accepted, again rejected.
When their love is unanswered they
do not commit suicide or take poison,
as au American novelist might make
us believe. They moy grieve a little
while, only to console themselves
with the thought, "if at first you
don't suoceed, try, try again."
'These proposals are often spoken
in romantic words.
A Fijian maiden desperately in love
with a young man asked his father if
she might love his son, and receiving
co encouragement, she said:
"Let me only live outside of his
home. I will sleep upon the wood
pile. If I ma? only light his cigar
ettes for him I shall rejoice.
"I may only hear his voice from a
distance; it will suffice. Life will be
pleasant to me."
Between the northern and southern
extremity of New Guinea lies TorrieB
Strait. Thc largest island in the
strait is inhabited by Melanesians,
whose customs are insular and unique
-they are of special interest to stu
dents occupied with the phenomena
of love and marriage. They are, with
one exception, of the Papuan type,
frizzled hair people who cultivate the
soil, use the bow and arrow, and, un
Australian like, treat tbe women with
Prof. A. C. Haddon, the most emi
nent authority on these people, says
that the women of tho region are
wonderfully independent. The most
a man ever dares is to suggest he is
fond of a girl, but if he actually pro
posed he would be the laughing stock
of the whole district. On the island
of Tuo boys are taught:
"You no like girls first; if you do
girls laugh and call you woman."
When a girl likes a mao she tells his
sister and gives her a ring of string.
She tells the brother ehe has some
good news for him, and if he approves
they select a rendezvous, where the
conversation is carried on in this
"You like me proper?"
"Yes," she deolares. "I like you
proper, with my heart inside. Eye
along heart see you-you my man."
Half frightened, he continues:
"How you like me?"
She usually answers: "I like your
-your skin good. You my mau."
In a neighboring island courtship
assumes a. mere practical form. The
lovesick maiden sends her young
man food, and plenty of it. He
waits some time and if he decides he
approves of her he acknowledges her
favrr by eating all she has sent him.
A good dancer is always admired in
these islands. A man's being mar
ried does not prevent his being court
ed again. Gir's havd enough taot not
to make this known to the wife. A
sister is selected.
Some of the girls are wonderfully
persistent, Haddon tells of a girl
who was in love with a cook. She
made the advances, but be paid no
heed, and so she accused bim of try
ing to steal her. She carried on a
-long lawsuit, though the oise was de*
cided in th? man's favor. In spite
of these advances most of these wo
men become the property of their
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husbands when married-sometimes
to tho extent if a man getr angry he
kills his wife, and his sister if she
In New Zealand women do their
courting in a most romantic fashion.
Tho young girl visits the courting
bouse set apart for this purpose.
Standing up in the dark she says: "I
love So and So and I want him for my
husband," whereupon the chosen
lover, if willing, soys "Yes," or
enough to signify assent.
The Pueblo girl ?B even moro in
dependent; after many a delightful
and sometimes romantic flirtation sho
comes to the conclusion she is fonder
of one suitor than the others and sho
tells her father uho is determined to
have the young man. Tho fatbor
usuclly acquaints the young man
with the fact. It seldom happens
that any objections are raised, but the
father of thc bridegroom must reim
burse tho parents of the maiden for
the losd of their daughter. This is
done by an offer of presents in keeping
with their wealth and rank.
1 Tho young people, are thoroughly
independent, and if they learn they
do not love each other as muoh as
they imagined, they separate and
leave their children to be oared for
by the grandparents.
The Moqui girls are so strenuous
in their lovo affairs they are satisfied
with a verbal contract. Goods, per
sonal effects and valuables of the
women still- belong to them. If a
woman leaves her husband she takes
all with her. The husband is often
indebted to a wife for a loan, and
this keens them together when other- !
wise divorce would ensue. Among
the Spokane Indians when tho man
falls in love he mast consult the
father and tho girl, though it is more
usual for the girl to make tho ad
vances. They usually marry from
the samo tribe, but if a man marries
out of his tribe he must join his
wife. It is thought that she can
work bettor io a country that is known
The Indian girls of the Hudson,
according to several reliable author
ities, signify openly their desire for
matrimonial life, when ono of them
takes a notion to marry she covers
her face with a veil and sits covered
as an indication of her desire. If
she attracts a suitor negotiations en
sue, presents are given by relatives
and friends and the bride taken.
A pretty girl, Manjiknawis she was
called, was fond of a self contained 1
egotistical young man who bad no
special fondness for her beauty. Sho
had a notion that her ability as a
housekeeper might win him though
her beauty did not. She was solicit
ous in attending bis wants, mended
his moccasins and prepared his food,
but he was equally indifferent to
these kindnesses. So she resolved
to play a trick? She dug a hole
in the spacious lodge and covered
it carefully. When the young man
returned from the chase he threw
hinibdf down in the usual place and
"Ha, ha," said the girl, as she
helped him out. "You are my
prisoner at last. I did it on pur
pose." A smile came over the young
man's faoe. Half flattered, and
more amused by the inventive mind,
he said: "So be it. I will be
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- We must answer for our waant of
thought as well as for our wanton
- The man who is on the cross
needs ho crosses on him.
- A man's ideal woman is always
married to some other fellow.
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Indigestion and Dyspepsia. *
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did not digest well, I decided to uso Hydale's Stomach Tablets. A friend assured me they were*,
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have used two boxes of these tablet? and have gained 20 pounds and never felt better in my life.
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when you want one of our.
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ConvenientlSchedules on all Local Tra ins?
WINTER TOURIST RATES are now in^effectlto all Florida*Pointe
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R. W. HUNT, Division Passenger;Agent, Charleston, S. C.
ONE CAR OF HOG FEED.
Have just received one Car Load of HOG FEED
(Shorts) at very close prices. Come before they axe
all gone. Now is the time for throwing-"
Around your premises to prevent a case of fever or
some other disease, that will cost you very much more
than the price of a barrel of Lime ($1.00.) We have 2J1
a fresh shipment in stock, and will be glad to send yon
some. If you contemplate building a barn or any
other building, see us before buying your-?
CEMENT and LIME,
As we sell tho very best qualities only.
O. D. ANDERSON?
WE havo moved our Shop and office below Peoples' Bank, in"! front of
Mr. J. J. Fretwell's Stables. We respectfully ask all onr friends that need
any Roofing done, or any kind of Repair work, Engine Stacks, EvaporatoiB?
or any kind of Tin or Gravel Roofing to call on us, as we are prepared.to da
lt1 promptly and in best maoiier.l ?oliciting'your patronage, we are,_
Respectfully, BTJRMS8 & DI WER.