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Ho it tlxe On IItindr4 Dollar Prlrtf
Art Gunnled From tb Onslaughts
of the Urccn Ones,
" in Chicago Journal.
A' feature of tho Bowery is knife-throwing.
Tho catch-penny devices
of that lively street arc constantly
changing, through the invention of now
schemes and a revival of old ones. At
present, nearly every block has a store
with its front gorgeously oovered by
pictures of a man flinging knives nt
a murk, or close to tho outlines oi
a girl aguinst a board. The show is
placarded as free, and of course
throngs enter, to find at once that
tho painted promiso is nofc exactlj
fulfilled. There is a knife-thrower,
it is truo, but no peril to a human
bcing is involved in his feats,
for the girlish form, around which
he sticks the blades, is only a
stuffed effigy. But he is rather skill
ful, and the absence of n p.ilpitntinp
shrinking creature, with bi pleading
, frightened eyes, is forgivingly over
loocd by the visitors. After the expert
has gono through with his hrii
performance, their attention is calk
to a game involving the &ia
sort of skill, but in which tho,'
can personally engage. A com"
ter runs across tho store prott.
woll buck and ton or fifteen feet h
hind this is a broad puriaco, iuclinci
at an angle of forty-five degrees, am
stuck all over with pocket-knives onlj
a few inches apart A glib fellow explains
tJiut for ten cents anybody ma,
throw an iron ring at the board, and i
it falls so as to encircle a knife, that
knife shall be the property of the
thrower. Moreover, a good proportion
of tho knives are numbered
with big figures, and in a glass cas.
are corresionding prizes, consisting
of pistols, watches, musical instruments,
jewelry, gold coins, opera-glasses,
and other valuables conspicuously
inclusive of several
one-hundred dollar bank note.
A trifling recourse to mental
arithmetic enables the observer to
calculate that, taking into account
the relative sizes of tho knives and the
rings, the chances of success aro not
nearly so good as they seem. Nevertheless,
it puzzled me for a while how
these swindlers could afford to take
tho risk of a knife calling for $100 being
ringed. I concluded that they
couldn't, and didn't. 'But how did
they avoid tho loss of the big prizes?
Fools were constantly aiming at them.
and frequently a ring would strike tht
right pot, but always to bounco clear
from the knife that it seemed so suu
of encircling. Small prizes were often
won, but great ,01108 never. It wiu
clear that certain knives were protected.
But how? They seemed tt
stand out as free and slim as tho other--I
expressed a doubt to tho custodian
of the cju?e of prizes as to the value oi
the opera-glasses. He readily liandcu
ine one to examine. I took it quicklj
to the counter, and looked through it
at the board. Then I returned it.
" It is a first-rate gla.ss," I said: " I
could see the wires plainly."
"See the what?" the fellow
" The wires, no larucr than hail1?,
that run from the outer ends of tin
knives, so that the rinct
can't settle round tlum. Yes, it is u
very good gla.ss, but I guess I won't
throw for it."
Ono of Si's Suspicions.
Old Si went to the theater to see the
magician performance the other night.
Next day wo asked him :
" Did you see that man handle that
money last night ? "
".I did for a fac I"
" He niado it come and go in all sorts
" Young, boss, dat man's powerful
Blick wid silbor money."
" What did you think of him, Si?"
"Dat man foold round dar wid
money tell ho roused up my 'spishuns,
" Suspicidns of what? "
" Hit teks lota of practiss fer ter
make a haf dollar 'pear and dis'pear in
" Of course."
" Dat's what moks.me had a spishun
dat dat white man wuz one time de
casheer ob a froedman'o bank an' I
jest want ter hannel him a fow min-nits,
sho's you born."
Rogers: Whenever you are angry
with ono you love, think that that dear
ono miyht die that moment. Your
angor will vanish at once.
How Flour and Broad Aro Adulterated.
Chalk, limestone, white olay, gypsum,
spur and infusorial earth are all
used to adulterate flour. Barties, a
heavy spar, is Bhippcd in great quantities
from North Carolina and Tonnes-Bee
for tho purpose of mixing in with
flour. Tho process of adulteration
does not stop hore, for tho baker carries
it on by the, uso of potato-starch,
rice-flour, alum and sulphate
of copper. By employing a
strong magnifying glass, or a microscope,
potato-starch may bo detected in the
flour, and plaster of Paris, limostono,
etc., can bo dotcctedfrom a heavy
at tho , bottom if tho glass , of
flour containing them is stirred up with
" What is tho meaning of tho word
tantalizing?" askod a teaches?"
" Ploase, maffm" spoko up a littlo fellow,
" it moans Booing a cirous procession
and not being able to go to the
cirous." - . , -
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