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WICHITA, SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, JULY 26, 1883.
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Leading Firm in Wichita,
FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE.
Agents for the A., T. & S, F. Railroad Lands.
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kMuiirsiivJIoNon, meet at IkMIVlluwa Hall
evry llrt Kiel tlilnl WpiIiipmUj- of each imiiith .
.1. W. Wisiiahi, IHetater.
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Attoktkv at Law, IVInlilln, Kantai. 47-
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Attht.y at l.AW,U'ldlU,Kin.as.
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ATIOUNKV AT LAM , Wlrlllt.1. Se.lgn Ick POIIllly
UHni UCiiwlu keuteniilal Itliick. vyer.lr'r
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J F LAUUi,
ATTOKMnr at lair, lint Uwr north of II. S.
IJlnrt JKUpp, In truninprclal Illuck, M IcJilla,
Kansas. lIaI atleiitlnu Kirrn to all klmUor
l.iiiiliippt wiiinrtlilth tliefj. b land Ofllc.
e . KUW1N HILL,
law au.1 oillettlon ottlca oer Kanraa Na
tional llank W khlta. Kansas, lteftr t han
aa Ationil I'-ink ' --
F7a. Mil CII ELL,
Attohna-at-Lw, WIciilla, hana OHIcp
orcr llrrrlnglon'a bookstore. la--
JASIIS L. IIYKR,
ATTi.nmtY AT I.AW, Wlclslta, l.'anMa.
". - Cn. JKWETl",
ATTOKKT at Law, Wichita, Kanaiu
Geumix ritreiciAV and Sct.okos. Kpmalp
illparai.i-laltytcoinwtpnt and xrrlrocrI
treatment. Uffie ilin lay and nlcht, JWr
ner'i linlldlnF. louslasatiuc, IclilU, Kan-
A. W. McCOY,
PJtXslctAHAKDfcfUuiox Also U.S. vxtun-iMi..p-snriTPnn
for ornfloni. iOfflceoTerllarnM
Soo'aOrORStDrt. CeMniM on Ijiwrence ave-
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itnelo luini tiioi norm ti ihiiwimmiiii"i
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iA- te.i i. nnt alilp to Tislt tistlfnU. and
benci lo nothing t)ut',an pfflo batnei. I
bar Imu, and am now, n-p8fally treating
lemale complaints In all mrirvarlooafornw.
Oiroolc dlM eicllty. omep, lMlD
Crf'r Hum fofarlloi'a. All cpf ration
InibftllftO yklllfulljiyrfyrrned. 11-40-
" i. W. SMITH,
UarruT. Kagl Knlldlng, Ponglaa avrnu,
1E. W.""li. DOYLK,
DarntT. OateaoTrr Bantu ASon'ailrug
rtS,ciinll Block. WJchlla l-
IfllierpiTfr na ealp and iruOtablp llelJ
furreil -talB lini-Uneiit, Wl.lilta, and IM
mrriiiiiiilliirriiiintry, Uenrli a place. Xootlier
IHMtlon nf li.ii.hai. tan ruininrr with It. For
Benrrsl excelleiirenf n.ll. arlety of proiliict
In rrnln, M-ifetjil.e nml Inilt'. and a .lellRhtful
llinate. the Klnplotlinr W klllta etanda pre
eminent among Hie rlnm klnjdonn of ihe
(.real .S.inlh-wet Our "Fore't Uty'wlth
oterb,ijMiMipulatIon. Ibi nnmeron schools and
hurcliP", brick and etono bnslneM blocks,
laiitlrul rrtldence, and llf.Iellchirullyfehadeil
ateniiei., l Hie pride i.r noatberu Kansas. Our
county i.ri-edjrttlLk, llli Its wide area of bui
toin binds fur Ims and lnnulnj," aud Its rich
and prudurtlie iiplinK for small grain and
jiitnra'. Is shown by the agricultural rciiorts
to 1h Hie banner iiu.ity i-four Mate,
Vrbao li)th rliy and rountr property fur
naIe,anilianK-nerxll UndMinie genuine bar
gains on our hiMika.
The IMIIroid Omipanj has fursale In our
llslrlet the follow Iiu-ilerf-rlbp.1 lauds
township si, i i:st.
Nw,' iip'i ecctiiin " atO S TS kt acre.
.N4 " 1 l5n "
t-M " U II "'
SW'i " 'JI 1J2J
pK kpctinii l't at $ 9 fT acre.
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1SK upK " -' ''" "
Sejf " "J " "
township r., s i: sr.
SeJisw,' oraectli.n 7 nt $fi .M lr acre.
TOWNSHIP '-ii, 3 K.V-T.
Nwjf of ciliin II at ? 7 23 r acre.
8 .' I
TOWNSHIP 2."'. 1 wi:st.
8K ml! fpctb.n 27 nt 8 isijr acre.
I.ki 8, !i and in, M-ction SI at sfll Ci ier acre.
SwK " 17 171
l.ts 1 2 3 " I 10 7.".
litU " l't II SS
NVJi " l't St 73
NpJi " 21 !l 7.1
V.S nwX " 21 II tl
NWV ll " 21 11 no
Iil I " 21 II
II.1S23 4 " 21 WHO
Soi aw).' " 21 10 (
NVJi " 2.1 Ultl
i;5 ne'i "23 8 23
lx.tsr.7 " 3 1123
Int8 33 12 O0
NnKM-U " 12"
TOWNSHIP ii, 2 KAST.
Its I au 1 2 ! prctiiin 27 at W no r acre.
TOWNSHIPS"., I WEST.
I,ot r. or feclliiii .1 at 1 fit) r acre,
ijit 7 " a I-'
lit 1 " 13 12i "
lit i; '.-t 8 oi
TOWNSHIP as, 2 WKST.
Nelj of Bectloii 7 at $10 73 .er acre. -
NSsei, ' 17 10W "
lill. " 27 8 M "
Prices given are for the Lleven-Year Plan,
until August 1, l-3 Ou the Mx-Year Plan
there Is a discount of 20 vr cent and Tor Lah
there Is a discount of sr.1 per rent. After Au
gust 1st, the dlstount on the six-year plan will
be only luiercent , and for rash 23 i-r cent.
We are the evlnslto agents In Wichita for
the follow ingnnimpriitcd lauds
TOWNSHIP 23, 2 KAST
Self section S at $ 7 .VI per acre.
N'eAf " 111 at" "
NwK .".1 10 W "
TOWNSHIP 23, 3 KAST.
Set! ectlon 15 at $3 CI per acre , -
TOWNSHIP 2S, 1 KAbT.
lyiiiwVsecllou 11 at 8 '.I SO per acre.
TOWNSHIP 20, 2 KAST.
Xej; of section 3 at 9 8 on ir acre.
Nwl, 3 8(M
Seji " 5 in "
Nc;; .'. it Oil
jn.'i ' 8(t)
Vs'iirK " '-" "'
Nj; "t n
bo)4 ' a 10 bo '
Thefp lands, nt prices given, are for sale on
lour years' time, one-flrili down, balance In
four equal payments, with interest at 8 lier
cent. iarablt: semi-annually. For cash we can
allow a ilitcounl of 3 irceut.
53-The owners id Ihe last alioveMlescrlbed
lands bare given us absolute orders to prohibit
nil jiersons from rutting hay, or pasturing on
them, and to proecuteall caseiof treiiasson
To Hip jieople nT Sclgwick and ailjolnlng
rauntles nruUlt to s-iv that our nfllce Is heail
iiarterforchiapaiid satlsfactorv real estate
luaus Weobtaln moaey direct from Kastern
eapilalits, and 'can, therefore, make loans at
Inner rates than thirties getting their money
seeond or tblnl-handeil. l'rincipal and Intercut
are tiabl at our othce. Sloney always on hand,
ami nodelajsir jour title is all sralght. We
rather make a specially of this loaning busi
ness, and iKirnmers will ibi well tocall and
get rates or talk loans, and see how It Is that
we can make loans quicker than anjliody else,
when title Is allrlcar Therelsone thing that
Is very batiractory to lis, and speaks well for
our manner or doing business, and that Is
Those men wholiorrowedof us tit e jpars ago
almost Invariably come to us to make nw
loans. In cae they need renewals They are
satlstled to deal with us again We aim to be
nroom.vlatlm; In this line of business, as well
as In every other. We draw i-aper eo that a
loan can Ik piiil off before due. If desired by
the lwrrower, and even w here papers are drawn
absolutely for live years, we have never yet
lalled to get a release when wantpd. The long
and shorter It is Hint thp iartles Fast for whom
we loan money are satisfied, aiM willing to do
Just alniut ant thing that we ask or recommend,
and we can. therefore, sometimes give Sclsl
fat ors to our customers.
If yon have a famllv and have not yet laid np
suniclentorthls world's gooils to leate thfin lu
romrortable circumstances In case of your
death, or If from anv oilier cate jou need In
surance on jour lire, we can write yonnpln
the strongest and best comany In the United
states Ihe ICo,ullable Life Assurance Society,
of New lork, a company that wrote more In
surance last year than any other company jn
Ihe world. A i)Ilcy In this company Is as good
as gold, and when snch llclescan beobtained.
It Is worse than useless to depend on policies
Issued bv comiianlcs of uncertain reputation,
nidi as the smaller slock comnies. and the
"Jlutual Aids," " Benevolent" and "HomB
and I lower" concerns no matter what the
name or where thej hall from.
Wa have- eight fire Insurance companies In
oar agency, and they have assets Dl over
77.Cisi,ooo. They are the largest, strongest,
aud best In the United states or any other
conntry A pollcv In any or these gives Insur
ance that insures beyond question, and It costs
no more than a illcy In some small and uncer
tain onipanj' From iersonat acquaintance
with the special agents of the companies we
represent, we ran guarantee to our patrons In
this line or bnslness a fair, square and honor
able adjustment of losses whenever they occur.
To our couutrv friends we w ish to ay that. If
yon bavo anything tn Insure, call at onr office
and get rates and And out abont companies be
fore Insuring with men traveling abont the
country as agents of some wild-cat concern.
We can almost Invariably save you Born
money. The Home, or New York, and the
Pho-nlx, or Hartford, are now writing Cjrclone
and Tornado llclea also. The same compan
ies bare a farm department, in which tliey
write on stock, grain, etc .and we can take
your note for the premium. If yon can give a
good note, and It Is not convenient to pay cash .
Please examine this list or companies, and re
member where you can get their policies :
JEtna. of UartToril, - $ 9,054,611
G KitsiAN-AsiKincAN, X. V., 3,701,275
IIaktfoud, of Hartford,
llosjt:, of Xcw York, - ,
Ins. Co. of X. Asiltjca,
riKKNix, of Hartford,
UNnraiwRrTErj?, of X. Y.,
THE FATAL HELMETS.
A Gallic Legend.
It was on a dark" evening In the month of
Febniiry, ISH, that two horsemen, claJ in
complete anno:, and mounted on fleet and
powerful chargers, roilo rapidly toward one
of the gates of the city of Paris. They
were vouns and gallant knights, favorites
oi Charlemagne, and now, bound for the
ancient palace of Thcrnics, with scaled dis
patches for Its fccncschal.rromthc new mon
arch, Louis, the brother and successor or
the great Kmperor.
"Look, Itaoul!" "id one of the riders,
Robert dctiucrcy, addressing his compan
ion, Kaoul de L, "the clouds hac lifted
a little, and through a rent iu the murky
canopy of heaven, one star beams out, a
presage of good fortune."
Ay, Kobcrt," replied his brother in arms
"and racthlnks I behold, rising In the dis
tance, the hoa'ry battlements and time-worn
towers ol the old palace. Dearer to me
than old Homan pile, in all its rude severity
than the laircst citadel of other lands for
is it not the botver of mylady-loe, 1'otrudc
tbo peerless i"
"Not peerless!" answered Do Outrcy;
"jou forget hcrkistcr Uisla."
"They arc twin stars ofbcatitj," fald
Koaui; "worthy of the blood that courses
in their teius worthy sisters of the impcri.il
"What think jou the new monarch will
say to our attachment?"
"I know not. 1 have not learned to rii-wi:
his chiracltr. Hut I fear for his aunlcrity
and pride. Yet a Illtlo while, Kobert, mu-t
our loves be hidden. Wo have wooed and
won our tni-trcsses in setrct let us still
shroud our passion iu the veil or mji-Uiy
Tbe hour will tome, believe me, when wc
can avouch it in the face ofdaj. When wc
have carved our fortunes with our swords,
and earned with our blood the highest hon
ors of chivalry, each can iliim tho liiud nf
an Kmperor's sister as hi guerdon. Hut
here wo arc at the gale."'
Uaisiug his bugle to his lips HaouI blew
a vigorous and martial bla-d. The gate was
opened, and the knights, setting spurs to
their horses, da-died under the archway ,the
flambeaux of the guard throwing a ruddj
light upon their gleaming armor and while
plumes. Itccognbing the companions as
rojal messengers, a few cavaliers mounted
in haste, and offered their escort as far as
the palace of Tlierinc--.
The party gallopped on at lull speed, the
iron-shod feet of the horses dashing fire
from the stones that lay scattered in the
narrow, unpaved and ill-kept street. At
length thej-reached tho old palace, where
the knichts dismissed their c-corts. The
seneschal, an old man whose white beard
descended halfway to his girdle, received
them with the honors due to couriers from
the Emperor, and gave orders that their
chargers should be cared for, while he him
self marshalled the way into a long, vaulted
hall, vvainscolted with oak, upon the walls
of which hung panoplies of arms and ban
ners of nil nations, many of them wrested
rom the origiual possessors by the gallant
ry of Charlemagne. Yet it was a dreary
place, and the night wind that found iu
way through the loop-holes, swayed the
rustling banners to and fro, vvilh a dismal
moaning 'sound, like Ihat of the voice of
the prophet of cv il. The old seuechal hav
iug conducted tho knights thus far, halted
and said :
"You are from Aix-Ia-Chapclle J"
"Y'cs," said Itaoul. "And wc have rid
den all the way on the spur, securing fresh
horses all along the route. I know not how
my companion feels he will answer for
himself but for ow u part, I am as vv cary.in
limb as after a day spent In lopping off
heads upon a field ol battle. Hut a venison
paty and a flagon of wine before rctirin
to rest would not come amis. Whit say
"I have made no vow of abstinence, or I
might be tempted to break it, for my ucccs.
sitlcs arc great," answered Guercy.
"But jour dispatches, noblo Knights,"
said the seneschal.
"lly the mass! I had almost forgotten,"
said Uaoul, producing the packet from ljls
breast. "Here is tho" misiv e, icalcd vvv ll-
the imperial arms," and he placed it in the
hand of the old man.
The aged seneschal carefully broke the
seal, and, unfolding the parchment, he
began to read the contents. Thejoung
knights watched the countenance and saw
surprise depicted in his features. When
he had read every word, tho tcnc-ebal rais
ed his head, aud addressing the bearer of
the dispatch said :
"You aro named Uaoul de Lysr"
Uaoul inclined his head.
"And you?" the seneschal continued,
turning to the second knight.
"My name Is Hubert de Guercy."
"Then, llohcrtdc Gtiercj and Kaoul de
Lys," said the seneschal, "I arrest j-oti
"By whose authority J" demanded Kioul,
"By tho Kmperor's," replied the sene
schal, striking the parchment vvilh bis with
The two knights looked at each other in
astonishment. , t t , ,, .
"You will surrender. our sword-i" said
Uaoul and Kobcrt doubtfully gave up
"At least tell us of what crima we are ac
cused," said Uaoul.
'It is not spccilled in tho letter," replied
the seneschal, "only that you arc to be im
prisoned, aud my orders command jour
"Our separation !" cried Uaoul, throwing
himself into tho arms of his friend. "Kob
ert is my hrotlicr-in-arm, my companion in
peril and pleasure. Part" us not."
'Compel me not to use v iolenec," said the
seneschal, gravelj". "Obej and trust to
"Good-night, then, Kobcrt," said Kaoul,
sadly. "What may be the i-sue of this al
fair, Heaven only can decide."
The seneschal departed with his other
prisoner, and Kaoul dc Lys heard the door
barred and locked behind him. Throwing
himself upon an oaken bench, he reflected
painfully upon the sndflcn change VTbich
bad fallen on his fortunes. A few days
sivre, he was a laTorltcofthegreatcsl mon
arch of the earth ; now, he was a prisoner
by the command of his successor. A few
moments before, be looked forward to a
rapturous meeting with Kotrudo; now he
was icparatcd from her, and perhaps forev
er. As these painful thoughts pissed thro'
his mind, the iron tongue of the belfry of
St. James struck 12; a secret door sprung
open on Its hinges, and Hobcrt de Guercy,
holding a lamp in his hand, and followed
by a female figure, entered the hall. Itaoul
started to his feet.
"Uaoul! brother! Mend!" cried the
knight. "Wc must up aud act. The Em
peror has doomed us to perpetual Imprison
ment. "How do you know this?"
Robert de Guercy pointed to the shi Ink
ing figure'of Glsla. -r " -''U
"Ii this true, lady ?"
"Too true," replied Glsla. "And ere ma
ny hours my brother will be himself In Par
is to enforce bis orders."
"Why did wc give up our swords?'' said
Uaoul, furiously; "it would have beeii bet;
ter to hare died fighting like knights and
gentlemen, than perish like rats in a dun
geon. But where b Kqtrude !"
"Here, Uaoul," answered the son voice
of a glorious, dark-eyed creature, who glid
ed Into the Jiall and threw, herself Into the
arms of ber lover.
Glsla wrung ber bands and wept.
"Fie, sister!" said Uotrude, turning from
tbe embrace of Uaoul. "These tears are
unworthy of a lister of Charlemagne the
mistress of a gallant knight. All is not des
perate. The seneschal is sound asleep. I
hart corrupted' tho guards. Four fleet
horses are saddled Id tbe court-yard. Let
nt tj while yet we have time."
"And wherefore fly!" asked a deep voice.
Uotrude turned in terror, and Louis hlm
cH; lswtagYroBB tie errtet pamitgc, stood
. -TMti.bere JTiOrieat Botrade.
"Ay lister Bine," cried tbe monarch,
"Whj,7on j eresej Maidens, like star
tled doyen. 'I "foamf your nest warm; I
knew ye eeM sMt be far ol"
"JBft boweoaJd yon win your way thlth-
-'fieeirjjtiii" isyM be, "the secret puttees
of taveeW ptvUce are as well kaowatome
blindfolded. So," be added, turnim; to the
two knights, "you are here?"
"Yes, my liege." answered Uaoul, "and
unarmed and prisoners by your order.
"Valor may well be a prisoner, where
beauty is its jailer," said tbe monarch, smil
ing. -"Am I to understand you, noble
knights, that you love these damsels fair J"
"More than life!" replied Uobert and
"And you are not disposed to be cruel !"
asked Louis, turning to tbe two sisters.
Their blushes answered in the affirma
tive. "Ah !" cried Louis reproachfully, "why
did you not make a confidant ot me, and
treat me as a friend and brother? You
should hare been wedded royally. Now,
since il seems to me that tbe ceremony mutt
inunediately take place, there is no more
room for splendor. I have a priest it wait
ing. Go, dearest sisters, and put on your
bravest attire, and return to me here at
The sisters obeyed.
Kaoul was astonished.
"Can I have heard aright!" he exclaimed
"Does your majesty really intend to bestow
on poor knights the sisters ot your majesty?"
'II you live," replied the monarch, "ye
shill wed them ere tbe morning dawns.
Poor knights! say jou? Those who enjoy
a 'sovereign's favor can never be called
poor. And as a token of my countenance,
hereby pr.-scnt two costly helmets with the
Kcoir-.nanjlns armor, which I pray yo-n to
put on immediately. A warrior should be
wed in mail."
At 4 signal from tho monarch, four at
IrniltnW appeared from the secret passage,
bringing two complete stilts ol armor.
"TIipsc arc curious," said the monarch.
"You will value them as having once be
longed lo my illustrious brother may his
soul ret iu peace! They were made iu
Italj', and sent him from lUvcnna, In re
turn lor a huge goblet filled with precious
As he spoke thus the attendants disarmed
the kuights, and clad them in their new ar
mor. This ehango accomplished, Louis
bade them he seated, and await in tbe ball
the return of himself and their brides.
When, alter the lapse of some time, the
two sisters, appareled from head to foot in
v irgln vv bite, and holding each other by the
baud, re entered the hall, they found tho
two knights sitting motiouicBs in tbe huge
oaken chiirs where Louis had left them.
Each lady, distinguishing her lover by his
stature, repaired to bis side. The warriors
did not rise to welcome their brides.
Kaoul!" said Kotrude, placing her white
hand on the shoulder or her iov er.
Kaoul replied not, and the cold steel sent
a strange shudder through the frame of tho
"Speak tome, Kobcrt!" cried the other
sister. "It is I Glsli, beloved one."
Kobert de Guercy neither moved nor
Kotrude raised the hand ot Kaoul; when
she relinquished it, it fell like lead. A wild
shriek burst from the lips of the heart
broken sisters. At tho same moment both
had made the discovery that their lovers
A mechanical apparatus, the contrivance
of tome malev olent genius, was contained in
each helmet, the operation ofvvhich exclud
ed tbo air, while the throat of tho wearer
was gripped as iu an iron vise and life was
"pcedily extinguished. Ixjuis had probably
decided that the mere fact of two humble
knights aspiring to wed the sisters of their
sovereign, was sufficient to merit death;
speedy and effective. Of the two sisters,
Gisla died on the spot, on discovering her
lover's death. Kotrude, removed to a con
vent by order of the Emperor soon lost her
reason, and died also, in the course of a lew
weeks, a raving maniac.
Many, many years afterward, when the
old palace was crumbling away, two suits ol
armor were brought to light, inclosed in a
secret chamber. On examination, a skele
ton wa found In each. But the visor of
cacli helmet, on being raised by mechanical
agency, discovered a ghastly head In an ex
traordinary state of preservation. These
were the fatal helmets, and the heads those
ol the ill-siarre-d lovers of Glsla and Ko
THE EARTH'S POPULATION.
For more than half the people of the globe
no official census has been taken, but, from
previous estimates, we are able to calculate
quite closely the number of bumau bIngs
who are to-day dwellers or wanderers upon
the surface or this planet. Modern civiliza
tion, its railways, steamship lines, and tele
graphs, has rendered it possible for the in
habitants of the world to live better and so
prevent extensive lamilie. The present
birth rate exceeds the death rate, and the
population of the earth now seems to be In
creasing at rate oi aoout luineeu miuioui
year. In all new countries tno numucr oi
males largelyjexceed the females. Illinois
has nearly one hundred thousand more males
than females, while In an eqally great popu
lation in New England the rcterse of this is
true. In Oriental countries the numbei of
women does not equal tbe number of men.
Taking the entire population of the world
there is supposed to be about one per cent.
more males than females. At the rate of in
crease iu tbe United states the population of
the world would be growing at the rate of
fllty millions a year, but we have a large ac
cession by immigration.
The following table exhibits the present
population of the world :
Australia and Polynesia...
rtb and South America
For tbe entire land area of the globe the
population averages twenty-eight to the
square mile. Africa is as densely peopled
as the United States. For the same area.
Euro.ic has a population six times as dcne
as that in the United States. The mot
densely peopled State In the United Stales
is Massachusetts which has 22G persons to
the sou ire mile. France has only 130, hog-
land has 445, and Belgium, the most dense
ly peopled country of Europe, is now esti
mated to have BOO persons to the square
mile. If New York bad as dense a popula
tion as England it would provide homes for
one-balf tbe present population of this
country, and if our whole country was as
tensely populated as Belgium, Us popui.v
lion would equal the present population of
tbe globe. There Is a limit bejoud which
the number of human beings cannot go,
The soil will produce food for only a limit
ed number, but that limit is many timesour
present number. The year 2000 may lee
the population or the world twice wuat u
Is now. The arrangement of the world's
population by religions is a matter of much
Interest to the student:
ltoman Catholics 225,000,000
It is well known that the wrought-stono
implements found In the ancient river grav
els ol California prove conclusively that
during or before the glacial period the Pa
cific coast was inhabited by man. In a re
port ou archaeological explorations in Kan
sas, Judge E. P. West, of that State, pre
sented a large amount of evidence to show
that at an cquilly remote period that region
was peopled by a race compared with which
the mound builders must be acceunted
The geology of the region is simple. Pri
or lo the drift epoch the rlverchanncls were
lower. Subsequently the valleys were filled
by a lacustrian deposltof considerable depth
In or beneath this last deposit the remains
of au extinct race occur.
Such remains have been found at various
depths in seven different counties along or
near the Kansas Pacific railroad, namely,
Douglas, Pottawatomie, Kilcy, Dickinson,
Marion, Ellsworth and Lincoln counties.
With one exception, the remains have all
been found on the second bottom or terrace
of streams, and consist of6tone implements,
pottery, human bones and bone Implements
In most cases they were struck In digging
wells at a depth of from twenty to thirty
feet below the surface. In view of tbe fact
that there is not more than one well to the
square mite in the counties named, and the
area of a well forms but a very small frac
tion ol a square mile, Judge WeBt thinks
the evidence already obtained not only suf
ficient to prove the former existence of tbe
buried race, but to prove that tbey were
very uumcrous. We can hardly assume
that chance has directed the digging of wells
only where human remains are buried.
Whether the race existed before tbe gla-cl-il
epoch, or immediately after It, is too
early to determine. Judge west is inclined
to fix their time ol occupancy as after tho
glacial epoch and prior to the deposition of
the Ices. In calling upon tbe local newspa
pers of Kansas to lay tho facts before the
people and urging the propriety or ssving
such remains when found, and noting care
fully the conditions under which they oc
cur, the judge says:
"Here we have a buried race enwrapped
In a profound and startling mystery a race
whoso appearance and exit in th world's
drama precede the stupendous geological
changes marking our continent, and which,
pcrhapV.required hundred of thousands
of years in their accomplishment. The
prize is no less than determining when this
my-terious people lived, how they lived,
when they passed outof existence, and why
they became extinct." Scientific America.
LINCOLN ON THE LIFT.
Few arc aware or tbe physical strength
possessed by Mr. Lincoln. In muscular
power be was one in a thousand. One
morning while we were sitting on deck, he
saw an ax In a docket on thebulwarks, and
taking it up, held it at arm's length, at the
extremity or the helve, with his thumb and
forefinger, continuing to hold it for a num
ber o( minutes. The most powerful sailors
on board tried in vain to imitate him. Mr.
Lincoln saidhe could do this when he was)
eighteen years of age, and had never seen
a day since that time when he could not.
It occurred to me, when reading the de
tails of the plot that terminated la t
death or the President, that his abduction,
which waa at one time proposed by the
conspirators, would have resulted very dis
astrously to those" who should have had the
temerity to undertake' it. The pbus pro
posed was to waylay the President at sight,
during one of his frequent visits to th
'War Department, where ho 'was lathe
habit of going to read the; telegraph dis
patches, during the time or lavportaat
military movements, and where be would
often remain until a very late hour, ntara
ing alone through the grooads ts) the
White House. Abrir-doieasBea ware .to
seize and carry hlat o4T; but, had they at
tempted It, they would prebtvMy hare
found they bad met their BWtcsi, tec ka said
the strength or a giaaC JMaaiflsretf.af
Chicago, who fH4H liHiaiti trial si of
his. savsttf4hisMsMMamssfstU a
crowd where, twa .raWMrea-asvw'r'waro
if h'Uagr J. Ztat'oaeafaV tWeostar,
Buddhism is prolesscd by the people of
China, Slam, Uurmab, Japan and Thibet.
The number of Buddhists is doubtlc-s the
same now as the number of all the Christian
people ol the globe, though Max Mullcr in
clines to the opinion that "tho Buddhist re
ligion still occupies the nrst place In the re
ligious census of mankind," 450,000.000 now
owning Buddhism as their religion.
Mohammedanism prevails In Arabia, Por
tia, and in portions or India, Asia Minor,
Turkey and Egypt. Its greatest conquests
to-day are among the heathen population ol
Africa, and recent travelers, among them
Sir Samuel Baker and Colonel Long, are of
the opinion that the regeneration of Africa
depends more upon the universal adoption
of Mohammedanism than upon any Hung
Christianity is the prevailing religion In
Europe and America, and its missionary
stations are established aud doing aggress
ive work in all parts of tbe world. There
arc to-day 450,000,000 or people living Iu
Christian lands. Inclusive or Catholics, Pro
testants and members or the Greek church.
Max Muller observed that "the threo reli
gions that are alive, and between which the
decisive battle for the dominion of tho world
will have to be fought, are the three mis
sionary religions, Buddhism, Mahammedan-
ism and Christianity. This holy war oi
mankind is being fought at present with lit
tle effects. To convert a Mohammedan is
difficult; to convert a Buddhist more didl
cult still ; to convert a Christian, let us hope,
well nigh impossible.
A NOBLE REVENGE.
Evil Not the Best Way to Right a Wrong.
The coffin was a plain one a poor, miser
able pine coffin. No flowers on the top ; no
lining of white satin from the pale brow ;
no smooth ribbons about the coarse shroud.
The brown hair was laid decently back, but
there was no primped cap with tie beneath
the chin. The sufferer of cruel poverty
smiled In her sleep; she had found bread,
rest and health.
"I want to seo my mother," sobbed a poor
little child, ss the undertaker screwed down
"You cannot ; get out of the way, boy ;
Why don't some one take the brat?"
"Only let me see one minute!" cried Ihe
helpless orphan, clutching the side or the
charity box, as be gazed upon the coffin,
agonized tears streaming down the cheeks
on which no childish bloom ever lingered.
Oh! It was painful to Gear him cry the
words, "Only once ; let me see my mother,
Ouickly and brutally the heartless mon
ster struck the boy away, so that he reeled '
with the blow. For a moment the boy stood
panting with grief and rage his ojes dis
tended, his lips sprang apart, tire glistencu
through bis eyes as be raised bis little arm
with a most uncbildish laugh, and then
"When I'm a man, I'll bo revenged for
There was a coffin and a heap of earth be
tween the mother and the poor forsaken
child a monument much stronger than
granite built in the boy's heart the memory
of tbe heartless deed.
The court-house was crowded to suffoca
tion. "Does any one appear as this man's coun
sel?" asked tbe judge.
There was a silence when he bad finished
until, with lips tightly pressed together, a
look or strange Intelligence blended with a
haugbty reserve upon bis handsome fea
tures, a young man stepped forward with a
firm tread and kindly eye to plead for the
friendless one Ho was a stranger, but at
tbe first sentence there was silence. Tbe
splendor of bis genius entranced con
vinced. The man who could not find a Iriend was
May God bless you, sir; I cannot," be
"I want no thanks," replied tbe stranger.
I I I believe you aro unknown to
"Sir, I will refresh your memory. Twen
ty years ago this day you struck a broken
hearted little boy away from bis dead moth
er's coffln. I was that boy."
The man turned livid.
"Have you rescued me, then, to take my
'So, I have a sweeter revenge. I have
saved the life of a mD whose brutal con
duct has rankled in my breast for the last
twenty years. Go, then, and remember the
tears or a friendless child."
Tbe man bowed his head in shame, and
went from the presence or magnanimity, a
grand to him as It was Incomprehensible.
We have bad upon our table for tome
weeks an article headed "Are Kich Men
Dangerous?" In fact we have had it so
long that we have quite forgotten where
we got it, but we think we do not err in
saying that '. L. Prentls wrote it. At any
rate ft has some of his earmarks. So much
is being said by a certain class of men and
papers of the supposed dangers referred to
that we consider it timely and calculated
to do good. The demagogues who show
their heads just previous to an election in
Kansas are far more dangerous than tbe
Goulds and Vanderbllts, as bad as they are.
There is a tendency among the young
gentlemen who deliver college orations this
year, to go on at a lively rato about the
dauger to the liberties or this country in
the great accumulation or wealth in a few
We are inclined to think that this danger
Is somewhat magnified, and wo do not see
that any good is to be sttaioed'by indulg
ing in exaggeration in this regard.
In forming our system ot government,
the great danger or wealth vv as obviated by
rutting off the system of entail and primo
geniture, and by tbo provisions generally
of the laws of inheritance, which aro sub
stantially the same iu all tbe States. Tbe
existence of families with Immense estates,
descending from generation to generation
together, might be dangerous in a country
like ours, not because it keeps a few fami
lies rich, but because It fosters generations
ot Idlers and spendthrifts, absentees, prof
ligates, and sometimes Idiots.
We do not need any lord and lady of tho
manor, here, either of the good pattern,
with a tenantry to lovo or fear them, and
by our system wc never can or will have
Outside orthis danger, which, as wc have
said, is provided against, is there any real
suffering imposed upon the people by the
accumulation of wealth in the hands of any
one man, or of any number of men ? Docs
it make any real difference to us out here
in Kansas wether Mr. Gould is worth thir
ty million dollars or thirty million cents,
or thirty cents or nothing at all? Do the
possessions of Mr. Vandcrbllt Injure any
mau iu Kansas ? Would any of us be hap
pier ir any or the Vanderbllts were poorer?
There aro only two ways in which a rich
man in this country can be a pupllc danger,
or, rather, nuisance. One Is being a miser
and biding his money in cracks in the wall
and old stockings ; and tbe other is by be
ing a rone, and using his money to debauch
himseir and those who come under his in
fluence; using his wealth as the old French
nolloit did to bring down on their beads
tbe French revolution.
As a rule, our rich men belong to neither
of these classes. They have, generally
speaking, worked up from poverty. Mr.
Gould started with a county map and a pa
tent mouse trap; Mr. Chester Chapin, who
died the other day, the richest man in Mas
sachusetts, began active life as a stage
driver. The millionaires of the west, Ta
bor, Fair and tho rest, were originally no
bodies ; In fact they are still, as far as pub
lic estimation is concerned, but they are
harmless enough. They grind nobody to
the earth, and they spend their money Tree-
The luxury and so-cal'ed extravagance of
tbe rich is their own affair. No districts
are desolated to furnish Mr. Vanderbllt's
house ; no forced levy of laborers Is made
to build Mr. Gould's yacht. These men
pay for what they get. and that much money
is kept in circulation. While rich men are
building houses, yachts and railroads they
arc doing good and not barm.
Some fine-haired people are distressed
over the manners oi our ricu ; uui wuai
docs the general mass or people care
whether wealthy Mr. A. or B. eats with a
knife or not; or whether It is bis pleasure
to wipe his nose on a handkerchief or on
bis coatsleev e. Wc do not look up to any
class in this country to make or mar our
In our opinion, a rich man is much less
dangerous in a community than a loafer.
A politician ol the baser sort Is a greater
public scourge than a millionaire. There
is not a rich man In this country who is
such an enemy to its peace as Herr Most.
Men who work will not hurt us, whether
they accumulate cents or dollars, hundreds
or millions. Commonictalti.
IS WOMAN A LIVING DECEPTION ?
Every inexperienced woman who takes
getting married in the natural way, marries
a being created by ber own fancy from all
sorts of kaleidoscopic materials from tbe
romances she has read, and the idealiza
tions ol ber own. rapturous conceptions.
In day time she finds him a coniiuonpWce
being, made up chiefly of petty animal
wants ; a person ot a small stock ol ideas,
and or no ambition to enlarge it; narrow-
minded, occupied in small pursuits, much
given to little things ol his own comfort,
and easily losing his temper at any priva
tion of them, and altogether a common
clod compared to the spiritual being which
her enchanted fancy created. What does a
good woman do? She accepts the situation,
makes a duty of that which she expected
to be a delight, and keeps up the same man
ner of love and worship, as ir he were still
the sovereign or her bosom and all ber
fancy had painted him.
Tbls, lustead of living a lie. Is the devo
tion or ber lifo to tbe 'faithful pertormancc
ol that which she has undertaken, and to
keeping the truth of her professions. It is
tbe keeping of ber contract sacred to the
utmost or her ability. Thus, when we
come' to start our logic from the correct
premises, we perceive that this Is a wife's
sacrifice to truth, and not the living a lie,
and that this chastened lire this constant
bearing of the cross logically brings to
women a finer tenderness and truthfulness.
It makes them more considerate and sub
missive wives, having always toward the
husband some feeling of remorse for hav
ing deceived blm. It makes them more de
voted to their children, lavishing upon
them the well-spring ol love which bad
ceased to gush to the man. It makes them
more spiritual minded, more given to seek
the consolation of religion, more charita
ble toward their neighbors, more unselfish
in ail things. Indeed, so paramount and
all-pervading Is tbe influence of this delu
sion or lovo and disillusion or marriage
on the character or women, that we are
not capable of judging what she would be
without the experience of this paradise,
and or this rail, which comes to every wo
man who marries in the natural way.
LENDING TO THE LORD.
A. poor man, some or whoso family were
sick, lived near Deacon Murray, referred
to In the tract, "Worth a Dollar," and oc
casionally called at his house lor a supply
of milk'. One morning lie came while the
family were at breakfast. Mm. Murray
roe to wait upon him, but the Deacon said
to her, "Walt till after breakfast." She
did so, and meanwhile thcDe-teoti intdo
some inquiries of the man about his f unily
and circumstance-. After family worship
the Deacon invited him tn go out In the
birn with him. When they got Into the
yard the Deacon, polntln? to one or the
rows, cTclai mod:
"There, take that cow and drive her
Tho man thanked him heartily for Ihe
cow and started for home; but the Deacon
was observed to stand In au attitude of
deep thought uutll tbe man had gone some
some rods. He then looked up and ctlled
"Hey, bring that cow back, and you come
He did so ; and when he came back Into
the yard again, the Deacon said :
"There, now, tike your pick out of the
cows; I ain't a going to lend to the Lord
the poorest cow I've got." Tramerift.
THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA.
Somebody thinks that if naturo had de
signed a man to be a drupkard. she would
have constructed him like a churn, so that
the more he drank the more firmly he
"Though It be not In yonr power,"' said
Marcus Aurellus, "to be a naturalist, a
poet, au orator, or a mathematician, it Is
in your power to be a virtuous man, which
ts the best or all."
A lady In a neighboring city whoso bus
baud had remodeled the front or their res
idence while tbe rear was badly dilapidated,
said lhat tbe front or ber bouse was Queen
Anne and the rear Crazy Jane Style.
A PLEASANT EXPERIMENT WITH SALT.
Do you want to grow salt, and at the
same time have an interesting, handsome
ornament? The proceeding is a novel
chemical experiment that may be tried by
any one, says the Troy Timit. Put In a
goblet one tablcspoonful of salt and one
spoonful of bluing ; fill the goblet two-thirds
full of water, and set It in position where
it will have plenty or warmth and sunlight.
In a little while sparkling crystals will com
mence forming on tho outside of the glass,
and it Is a most novel and Interesting sight
to watch it gradually growing day by day
until the outside of the goblet will be en
tirely covered over with beautiful while
crystals. Auother variation ol this beau
tiful experiment would be to take a goblet
with the base broken off, and fasten it in
the centre ol a thlu piece of board, which
may be round square or oblong. Alter the
crystals have formed on the glass, set It on
a tiny wall bracket and place a bright holi
day or birthday card before it ; this will
bide the base, on which no crystals will
form. After this is done till the goblet
with flowers or dried grasses, and jou will
have a vase that will cost comparatively
little, and In reality adds to the bric-a-brac
of a room. Wc wonder how many of the
young readers of the Timet can tell us how
it is that the crystals of salt form on the
outside or the goblet?
THE ORLEANS PRINCES.
WHO DISCOVERED AMERICA ?
According tn the most recent submarine
investigation, tho average depth or the
ocean is 2.000 fathoms, and il nowhere ex
ceeds 5,000; within 300 or 400 miles nf the
shore formations are being Inldilotvn, de
rived mainly I rom the disintegration of
shore rocks, hut iu tho abyssal regions the
sounding instrument brings up an cxrema
Iy fine reddish clay. In great part amorphous
but containing, when examined under the
microscope, a quantity of distinctly recog
nizable particles, organic and iunrg-inic.
The organic particles are chiefly slllcluus;
tho inorganic aro minute flakes of disinte
gaatcd pumice, and small crystalline frag
ments of volcanic minerals; tind the amor
phous residue is thought to be due, princi
pally, to the decomposition or volcanic pro
ducts, and partly tn the ultimate iuorgaiilc
residue of decomposed organisms. There
is ample evidence that this abyssal deposit
is takiug place with extreme. slowness, aud
s-f.ir as is known, the deposit thus being
formed at extreme depths in theoceau does
not correspond, either lu structure or chem
ical compofition, with any known geolog
THE SCHOOLMASTER OF OUR REPUBLIC.
"When our republic rose Noah Webster
became its Schoolmaster, There had never
been a great nation w ith a universal lan
guage without dialects. The Yorksbireman
cauunt talk w ith a man from Cornwall. The
peasant of the Llgurlin Apennines, drives
his goats home at evening, over hills that
look down ou six province", none of whose
dialects he can speak. Here, five thousand
mites change not the sound ol a word.
Around every fireside, and from every trib
une, in every tictd of labor and every fac
tory ot toil. Is heard the same tongue. We
owe it to N'oah Webster's Spelling Hook
and Dictionaries. He has done for us more
than Alfred did for England, or Cadmus
for Greece. Ill bopk have educated three
generations. They aro forever multiply
ing his innumerable army of tliiukf rs.who
will transmit his name from age to age.
Only two men have stood on the New
World, whose lame is so sure to last Col
umbus, its discotrrcr, and Washington, lis
saviour. Webster I. and will be lis great
est te tchcr; aud these three maki our
trinity of fame."
In our road through life, we may happen
to meet with a man casting a stone rever
entially to enlarge tbe calm or another,
which atone he bad carried In hi bosom to
sling against that very other's head.
Nothing sets so wide a mark between a
vulgar and a noble soul as the respect and
retcrentlat love or womankind. A man
who Is always sneering at women, Is gener
ally a coarse profligate or a coarse bigot
It loves to beworked for, and waited for,
as well, making golaen promises, to pa
tience. Though slow or foot, 'tis sure to
come at last, crowning the effort and the
hope of all bard workers and Intrepid
fighter-, who work and light for Truth
"I never was fit lo say a word to aslnoer,
except when I bad a broken heart myself;
when I was subdued and melted Into enl
tence, and felt as though I had just re
ceived pardou to my own soul, and when
ray heart was full or tenderness and pity."
Time is but a stream I go a Ashing In. 1
driuk at It; t ut when I drink I see the
san.ly bottom, and detect how shallow II
is. Its thin current slides away, but eter
nity remains. I would drink deeper; nsh
in the sky, whose bottom Is pebbly with
Company B Ninth Kansas cavalry, left
Atchison on the flrst day or June 1802, ar
riving In Fort Laramie, Wyoming Territo
ry, on the 28lb. Perhaps no company of
soldier, during the war rovered a greater
distance in the same length of time. tes
manteeaUk Willie ba u lour-year-old sister JIary,
w ho complained to mamma that ber button
shoes were hurting her. "Why. Maltle,
you've put them on the wrong feet." Puz
zled and ready to cry, she made answer,
Wbal'll I do, mamma? Tbey's all the
feet I've got."
The news from Paris Indicates that tbe
Comte de Chambord cannot long liv c. With
his death the breach between the houses of
Bourbon and Orleans, which opened 100
years ago about a diamond necklace trial,
will be closed. It began vvilh the fifth Due
d'Orlcans, who married the granddaughter
of Louis XIV. As the duke became rich be
became vindlctivo and soon was bead over
ears lu quarrels with the court. Most of all
he hated the queen, Marie Antoinette, and
was one or the first, as the leader or a court
party against her, to denounce her, when
she was accused or being a party to the
mysterious robbery or a necklace. Ilia ha
tred or her carried blm into the greatest
opposition to tbe court, and be sympathized
with the mob in its assault upon tbe Bastlle
and finally votedforthe death of Louis XIV,
who was bis cousin. This vote, however,
paved the way for the ascent to the throne
In 1830 ol Louis Philllppe, h'.s own sou, af
ter Charles X, who was the grandfather ol
the Comte de Chambord, had abdicated. It
was, however, tbe Due d'Orleans' vote
against his cousin that estranged bis son
from his Bourbon cousins alter the restora
tion of the houc of Orleans to the throne
ol France In 1830. The death of the Comte
de Chambord (childless) leaves tbe Comte
de Paris at the head or tbe Orleans house,
and tho representative or the principle or
the hereditary monarchy by divine right,as
well as that or a ronstiutlonal monarchy
founded on tbe will or the nation. lie is
tho grandson or Louts Philllppe, and claims
precedence over the four surviving sons of
Louis. Ho is also the grandson of Charles
X. and thus unites in himseir the houses or
Orleans and Bourbon, while tbe hereditary
rights or the Bourbons may pass to blm as In
Inheritance from tbe Comte de Chambord, he
is not a Bourbon in spirit. Tbe Orleans
princes aro known and universally respect
ed as among tbe best educated and most
progressive in Europe, but yet they are not
liked in Paris. They seem to lack that per
sonal prestige which is so highly prized by
the French people, and without which tbey
would not very long successfully hold the
At Modena among the archives of the
noble house of Este, a very curious and
important planisphere, dating from the
year 1502, has just been discovered. It
was, as appears Irom a manuscript accom
panying it, given to Ilcrculeo d'Etc by
Cantlno, bis political agent at Lisbon, and
on Hare traced the outlines of all the New
World countries which were discovered by
Gaspard Cortercal toward the close of the
fifteenth century. Geographers will rec
ognize in this part of tbe planisphere the
prototype of that map of the New World
which until the middle of the sixteenth
century was usually bound up with Ptolo-
my's works; but the valuable relic is
mainly remarkable because It apparently
proves that the coast or the peninsula or
Florida, as well as the eastern portion of
wbst is now the United States, must have
been visited by voyagers whose names and
nationalities we know nothing of, some
time before the discovery of Central Amer
ica. It in lact re-opens a question which
has never been satisfactorily settled, and
affords a powerlul argument In favor of
those writers who maintain, In face or the
claims or Vespucci, Colon, and the adven
turers of the age or Elizabeth and James
I., that tbe Old World shook hands with
the New long ere any or those celebrated
navigators were born or thought of.
The young man was trying to play sober.
He sat with tbe young lady on the front
steps. Ho studied lor a long time, trying
to think of something that would Illustrate
his sobriety. Finally he looked up, and
solemnly said : " The (lite) moon's as full
as a goose, ain't It?"
With a bright sky, a bright sun, and
gentle breeze, jou can have Irlcnds plenty ;
but let fortune frown and the firmament be
overcast, and then your friends will prove
like the strings or a lute, ol whlrb you will
tighten ten before you will llnd one that
will bear the stretch and keep the pitch.
IN THE SLEEPER.
As the train was about to leave the Union
depot, fur the east, the other night, a man
A ith a satchel said he'd beard a heap about
"them sleeping cur'," be guessed he'd try
one once. Making the net eary arrange
ments, be was admitted to the car, mid soon
settled himself into a seat. Before reach
ing Trenton, be was asleep, feet on the op
posite cushion, and bis satchel tor a pillow.
The porter finally got ready to make bis
bed. and gave him a shake to arouse hlui.
"Who In blazes be you J" growled the
man ns bo opened his eyes.
"De porter, sib."
"You arc, eh! Well, now, jou look
here! I never saw jou beforp, and never
shall again, but I want jou to understand
that I am no chicken 1 paid 2 for tbe
privilege of sleeping In tbls car, and just
as I get into my first snooze, along you
come, and vvako me up! Ifyouwanta
chew of tobacco or a match, you can have
it, but don't break in on my dreams again.
If you want to be alive when wo set to
Buffalo ! When I buy certain rights, I'm
going to have 'cm, or bust!"
INOCULATING DOGS FOR RABIES.
I do not believe that men are naturally
lazy, but that laziness Is cbargeablo mainly
to a false system ol society, which compels
them to tlo what they have no attructlonifor
doing. KcmoVF all aristocracy, every raue
that makes labor degrading, and give meu
an equal share lu the blcs-Ings of lire; and
certainly work would then become pity.
A little Scotch boy, about four ur live
jears old, was ill of lever, and Ihe doctor
ordered his head to be shaved. The little
fellow was uuconsclous at the time, and
knew nothing of It. A few days alter,
when he was convalescent, he happened lo
put his baud to his bead, and alter all
amazed silemc, shrieked out: "Millieri
milder! my head's barefooted!"
"Dead drunk" Is described by savants of
the Paris Biological Society to be a roiidl
tlnn ill which there Is a proportion of one
part of alcohol to ISO parts of blood in tbe
circulation. Should the proportion ever
come to be one part or alcohol lo 100 of
blood, tleatb would ensue This might
happen, and in Tact has happened repeated
ly, where a very large quantity ol alcoholic
liquor Is swallowed at one time aud quick
ly. Iu ordinary drinking consciousness Is
lost, and with it tbe power to drink more,
before tbe proportion of alcohol in the cir
culation becomes ratal.
Persons finding their eyes bocoming dry
and Itching on reading, as well as those
who find it necessary to place an object
nearer than fourteen inclfcs from their face
to read, need spectacles.
Persona under forty years of age should
not wear glasses until the accommodating
power of the eye has been suspended and
the exact state of refraction determined by
a competent optbalmic surgeon.
Tbe specific glasses sold by peddlers and
Jewelers generally arc hurtful to the eyes
of those who read much, as the lenses arc
made or Inferior sheet glass, and are not
No matter bow perfectly the lenses may
be made, unless tbey arc mounted in a sill t-
abe frame and properly placed before tbe
eye, discomfort will arise from tne pro
Persons holding objects near the face en
danger the safety of their eyes tnd Incur
tbe risk or becoming near-sighted.
The near-sighted eye Is an unsound eye,
and should be fully corrected with a glass,
notwithstanding tbe fart It may need no
aid for reading.
The proper time to begin wearing glasses
is just as tbe eyes tire on being subjected
to prolonged use.
THE BARBER ON VARIOUS MATTERS.
The Journal of Scitnce reports of tho ex
periments of 31 Pasteur, the French Inves
tigator, concerning the patentability ol
hydrophobia, and shows that, while we are
yet far from discovering a specific for this
dread disease, wc are at least acquiring the
ability or limiting his spread. The imme
diate object ofM. Pasteur was that or as
certaining whether dogs could be inoculat
ed with ajuild form of the disease so as to
effectually guard against their taking It In
a malignant form. He appears to bate suc
ceeded in protecting four dogs, at least to
such an extent that they have resisted the
poison in repratc-d cases vvhero all other
dogs died. It look., therefore, as II a way
of protecting dogs against the inoculation
of rabies was iu a way of being discovered.
It Is alo encouraging to observe that the
saliva of a mad dog docs not Invariably
convey tbe poi-on to persons bitten, and
there is, therefore, hope of immunity iu
every caso where the wound has been
promptly washed and freely cauterized
with nitrate of silver.
An Israelite, who had been con-crlpted
Into the army, did not particularly relish
the Idea of going into an actual battle, par
ticularly alter tbe captain told hint that il
during the coming struggle be should And
himself engaged In a band-to-hand encoun
ter with one of the enemy, be must keep
on fighting until either be or tbe enemy
"MineGott! Ivisb lalretty vasacqualnd-
ed mlt dot enemy's name, llnd do post of
fice address of dot man, I vould write und
see if It vah not bossible to cnmbromlse
dot mlsunilershtandlug." Sijtiiqt.
An old toper walked into a saloon at Fort
Gaines, the other day, and said to Jack"
"Jack, I'll bet 'you five dollars I can let
you blindfold me, and I'll tell you the name
of every drink you have III Ihe hous, sim
ply by tasting It."
"All right," said Jack, "I'll do It; put
up your money."
The money was deposited in John Cole
man's hands, tbe o. t. waa blindfolded, and
gin, rum. whiskey, wines, porters, ales sod
all kinds of drinks were handed to blm,
ami he told the name of every one ol them.
Finally Jack handed blm a glass or water,
which be tasted, smacked bin lips, t.sled
again, and finally said:
Hanged If I know what this Is. I give
it up ' Atlanta ConttUutiva.
WHERE THE DIFFERENCE WAS.
It is well-known that plant sleep at night;
eat their hours of sleeping are a matter of
habit, and may be disturbed artificially,
jart as the cock may be waked up to crow
Uuatlmely hours by Ue lantern. A Krencn
chemist subjected a sensitive plant to an
aseeedtagty tryiac course or discipline, by
completely essaagiae; IU hours-exposing It
to a bright light at might, so as to prevent
sleep, aad patdag It la a darkroom daring
Us day. Thepltvatsippeared to be much
paatedaadcHstavhedat'lrst; It opened
aad alssad Its IeavMirigvJariy, some times
aoddtag, la spite of the artlaeial light, at
ssidaitaaa..miilBSis wiklag aprfrom
sVm of stab,' laat tho Ambsr.4rk, la
apit.: otlU.tsBaaloVetay. tswch" are ths
tsrsasaaavlttrfslMss- waasV Bat. at ter aa
awVtiw snfj'au mXmkUei to the
sky iataagat wit-sat
To the first customer: Topic, crisis in
"I subbosc noddings could more surbrls
ing peen to a Unided Sdades bolidlcian as
der fact vot Campetta I led a boor man. Dem
dink be could not been a druly crate batrl
o,t. By Chimlny Hooky! dink or It if be
was In America und bad gondrol of der
gundry, und der beeple should dink be vos
a leedle Chorge Washington on veets, like
dem did in France! He voodhar peen rich
like a son or a gun mlt railroad shares, und
boodiful booses, und in Mexico mines, und
may pe vood some coal glfavaypy der boor.
You sbeak of der scandal apowd him? Dot
vos noddings. Such a dings Is in France
der certificate of a man's character."
Second customer: Topic, shirt collars.
"Veil, Mr. Beders, shall I ahafe your neck
or vilt ou cboost a hair cut bar ? ir you
vant dot gollar shared, more bodher you let
aChineseparberdo'em mlt a vasbpoard
and soap. If you your neck vant shafed,
blease go owid in der sdreed vere dere Is
blendy room, und took dot gollar off. Yoa
can pring it pack arount you valst like a
Seven Betchimend valstpand. A parber
don'd vant to glimb ofer such a dings, like
a dief mlt a garten fence, to get at a ehea
dleman's neck. Vy do beeple such a gol
lar rear, alretty? Der man rich has gat la
der vorld der ptggest gollar, hat got only a
bosition ia der assemply."
Third customer: Topic, iaJdellty.
"Haf I read dot article la der DahlH yoa
glf meaboad latUellty? Oh, yah I, Vot I
dink or 'cm? VeH.dot vaa gread Biddy.
Iread him sblow nod garefaHy, aad I fas
feellag gwlde etewated aad reHteheai, vea
righd avay py der jwUssa ot der ardfeis fas
a leedle msgsTt;sis how some' states
BselietM vosdd auks soft aad J toss" asvir
awM of a paid-boat craw la dwa Teota.
Such a toatfrljta Hta dat sfcssiU aot psw
briatod aa dop sftsf pstsi .of a.tilstah
THE PROPER POSITION FOR SLEEPING.
A German, Baron Ilelchenbacb, has oc
cupied many years In studying the art of
bed-making, or rather bed plaelog, and
maintains that improperly placed beds will
shorten a man's life.
II a mere magnet exercises an Influence
on sensitive persons, tbe earth's magnetism
must certainly make Itself felt on the ner
vous life of man; In whatever hemisphere,
you may always sleep with your feet to tbe
equator, and let your body lie "true as a
needle to tbo pole."
Tbe proper direction of the body Is or
the utmost importance for tbe proper cir
culation of the blood .and many disturbances
in the organisms have been cured simply
by placing tbe bolster in a different point
of tbe compass from that it bad occupied.
Let such as have hitherto been in the habit
of sleeping with their heads where their
feet ought to be, take to heart tbe example
of the late Dr. Hehweiter, of Madgeburg,
who died recently at tbe age or 109 years.
Tbe most unhealthy position, we are
told, is when the body lies due east and
west. Some observers assure ut that to
sleep in such a posture is tantamount to
committing suicide, and that diseases are
often aggravated by deviating Irom the
An Arkansas man had located In Texas
on a few rich acres, and after a year or two
of Southern effort al farming, got discour
aged, packed his household goods in a
wagon, and started back to Arkansas. His
dilapidated team, consisting of a Mexican
pony and a Texas steer bitched together,
were pulling the load leisurely along Ihe
road, when be mcl a neighbor, who salut
"llelloa, Clayton! Which way?"
"I am going back lo Arkansas."
"Oh, I am tired and discouraged. I can't
raie any crops here; the country ain't
worth a cuss for farming. It is altogether
"Well, Clayton, this man appears to have
mighty fine crops," said the neighbor,
pointing to a neat house, and the clean.
tidy locking acres surrounding It, that
were carrying a fine slain! of different kinds
or small grain.
"Yes, that Is o," said tbe Arkansas
traveller: "but, d n it, Perkins, the man
Is a Dutchman."
HE FELT PMWtF HIS FEET.
Ia a down-town aaetlon room, on a cer
taia occasion, a little German Jew, who
was slowly and shrewdly making bis bid,
was addressed by a near by-tnder with:
'There te a very disagreeable cdo' about
.... 7i- 4 .m. at
nere ; was caa is aar" '
"Yeas," be replied, unhesitatingly, "dat
.. "roar test ! , Then why doa't yoa retire
feast, tho, reott,, aad, aot aatagts with gea
bMS) 1 "The odor year feet exhale la very of-
",.,. . ..
!? IBanaanlnl -- isUlst .ttBWsrsi
,? - .rfl wejeewspBss Bass. .stsBtvaaBiuBw,
.. fsitosavsaiaaretiiailliaiie,ae JJa-
A minister, laboring lu Ihe mountain dis
tricts or Fayette rounty, West Virginia,
gives the following conversation he bad
with a woman there, recently :
"Is your husband at home?"
-'No ; be Is coon hunting. He killed two
whopping bis coons last Sunday."
"Does he fear tbo Lord?"
"1 guess be does, 'cause be always takes
his gun with him."
Have you any Presbyterians aroiaid
"I don't know If he has killed any or not.
You can go behind the bouse and look at
the pile of hide, to see If you can find any
of their skins."
"I see you are living In tbe dark."
"Yes, but my husband Is going to cut
out a window soon."
Persons who are not aware that the first
enp or tea poured out Is the weake-d, and
that the tea grows stronger as you proceed,
often bestow the poorest cup upon the
greatest stranger, and give tbe strongest to
tbe very yonngest member of tbe family,
who would have been better oft without
any. Where several cups of equal strength
are wanted, you should pour a little into
each, and then go back, reversing tbe order
as you fill them up, and the strength wfll
be apportioned properly. This Is so well
understood In England that au experienced
pourer of tea waits till all the cups of tbe
company are returned to ber before she
ills any the second time, that all may share
WHAT CURED GENERAL SCHENCK.
Gen. Kobert t. Schenek, formerly Minis
ter to England, is now enjoying excellent
health. A year ago, It Is said, tbe doctor
declared bim to be dying ol Bright'
disease. "You have been too high a liver'
tbey said r "but if jou will come down to
a prescribed diet, we may possibly save
What is the die tr be askf-J;
"Milk aad tomatoes, sad yoa ausn't
testes any th leg ebe for a year."o
Be 'agreed W It, so the story goeei sad is
bow perfectly wH sad able toesit aad
tMak whatever bis appetite eAvea. jf
THE EFFECT 8F ASSfCIATHN.
Father had only been dead a week, wben
mother said to ber little boy :
"Will my little son go to tbe wood shed,
and get mother a tew sticks to Inlsh boil
ing the tea-kettle ?"
"I don't like to go lato the wood-shed.
mamma," isldllennle, looking down.
'Why, ray son V
Because there la a pair of father's old
shoes on tbe beam out there, aad I don't
like to see them."
"Why, Beanie, do you mind tbe old
shoes any more than you do your father's
coat and hat np stairs r
"Because," said Bennle, the tears fllllag
bis blue eyes, "tbey look as If they wasted
to kick me."
!!r" 1 HlWIBjRwRkV'jbi lBrWataV ji) -,
It was late gettlag arouod, this season,
but here It is. Hsppeaed la Fort Gaiaet,
this time :
A beaatllal yews lady tripped Into Dr.
Ilatehett's drug store, a few days ago. aad
told young Xr. Speight, who presides
there, that the wished toave castor oil, sad
asked him If be eoald mix It up so as to
disguise tbe taste of It.
'Oh, yes," says Speight. Preseatsy
Speight said :
"Wfil you have a flats of soda w.ter.
"Oh, yes." said the. N'
Attar drtakiag tho soda, water, aha
yowaf lady waited a waste, aad testa askosl
Speight tf the sartor eel waswady.
,. .Oat"-says Bfottsat, "yosi have alfeas
tafcea, the eaataress hm ahe aeaa fsatar.'t
"Srsst rrld shlTsssBgliiaj,
riwTsaeedtaooBl tar swr ttvotaer "-Ar
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