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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN
THE TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL STATEMENT OF THE
EQUITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY
OF THE UNITED STATES, 120 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
HENRY k HYDE, President.
FOR THF YEAR ENDINO DECEMBER 31, 1880.
Amount or Ledum asms, Jan
InttO HHiHi , ..
InUire.i and rent. ,
Net profit ou Investments ,
... 6,&.',!M On
Claims by death ted matured endow
ment ........ f 2.507,5m M
Dividends, surrender values, tod an
nuities ...... 8,106,410 04
Discounted endowment and matured
tontine pollcl;a. '.78 WOd
Total paid poller holder ,Vri,v 07
Agencies and temrolnslons. ....... 0i
(ieoerkl upeuacs .' C'.st.fwa IVi
SUU, county so"! trtv,ifte - he.rtW 70
-KeW MU, Dae. 81. WW.. I 3,,WI W
Donds and morion-.... t 9.0M.4T. V
United State stocks a.MS.WU tfi
(state stocks, city stocks, and stocks
authofl.fx b the lawa of the state
of New York....- .!!7.4Ji 7
I.oana Keen red by bonds and stocks. 7,'rl,ryiJ 88
lU-al estate ia New York and Bo ton
an purchased tinder foreclosure.. $,'M,?M t2
CaU o.- band In hanks and oth-r de
positors on interest and In tram-It
(allies received) 2 ,1M." 07 il
Dm from stents on account of pre
miums - ISM.1! !H
t 38,400,841 Qt
Market value uf stocks and bond
over coat ..
tntcreat and rente dun and accrued. .
premiums dne and In process or
collection les premiums paid In
advance, pam) M.xn 00
Deferred premiums""" Mo,M i
Total aoseU, Doc 31. MHO .. t 41,1'8,W!U
Total liabilities including legal ra
in-rve for reinsurance of
t 31,ojw8 n
Total undivided surplus.... ......$ 9,J,:S4 sil
Of which belongs fa computed) to
Dollclesta general class.
Of which belongs aa computed) to
policies In tontine clan 4 .WJP"
Rwks Assumed in 1880,93170,805 00
Risks Outstanding - 1V7,597,703 00
R. R.TIMFRD AT CAIRO.
ILINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
VWJM .vrVl. TKAIKS PXrAUT.
tMall.-,- ' . 4:10 a.m I 'Mail -VM p.m
Eipf,.. 9: Warn tBxores H.Jip.m
'Acf-y Ration. 4:() p.m I tAccomdatioa..ll;10a.m
p.fy MISS CENTRAL R. R.
5:)D.m I tMail .. 3:35 .m
11:30a m tKxpress 9: a.m
AST. L. R. R. (Narrow Can ro )
4: p ro Eipress 9:40 a.m
totnU : p.m Accm'dail'n. 1 :) p.m
cur n 8:0s p.m Sunday etcor'n V:40 a m
i HT.L., I.M. 4 8. d. R.
I x:Va m I tKxpress .12:f.p m
lallou. x:i m iAeom'dation.ll :45 a m
V CAIRO a VINCENNESR. R.
-Slall 4 E .... 5i a.m Mail 4 Ex.... :') p.m
Dally except Sunday, t Dally.
Treasurer T. J. Kerth.
Clerk-Dennis. J, Foley.
Counslor-Wm. B. Gilbert.
Marshal-L. H. Meyers.
Attorney William Hendricks-
nana or auiJi.
First Ward-Petej Banp. T. M . Kimbronah.
fiwond Ward-Jesse Hlnkle, C. N. Hunhas.
Third Ward-B. F. Blake. John W ooA.
Fourth Ward-Charlea O. PaUer, Adolph 8wo-
bKlfih Ward-T. W. DallldaT, B. Pettlt.
Circuit Judse-D. J.Baker.
Circuit Clerk-A. H. Iiviu.
County JndcoK. S Yocum.
County Clura 8. J. Humra.
J'ounty Attorney J . M. Damron.
County Treasurer-Mites W. Parker.
Kherlff John Hodir.es.
Coroner R. Fltwerald.
Coumy Commlosloners T,
Ulbbt aud Samuel Urlley.
V. Balllday, J. A.
CAIRO BAPTIST. Temperance hall on TeutU
street; preaching nnt and third Sundays in
e.e1 month, U a . and7:)p. m.; prayer meet
lDgThur.day,7::p.mK;8unfay&cUo.. CrjCRCn OF THE REDE E M K R (Episcopal)
Fourteenth street; Sunday 7:00 a. m.. Holy
Kuchaslst; 9:lW a.m.. Bonday school; 10:4:. a.m.,
Mornlnn prayers; 8:irtp. m evening prayers, r.
P. Davenport, 8. T, R. Rector.
TMRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CnCRCH.
T Preaching at 10:30 a. ... 3 p. m., and 7:30 p. m.
Babbath school at 7:30 p. m Rev. T. J. Shores,
LUTHERAN Thlrtoenth atreet; servlcci Bab
bathl:30a.m.; Sunday school 2 p.m. Rev.
METHODIST Cor. Eighth and Walnut streets ;
Pruarhimr Sabbath 10:30 a. m. and 7 p.m.:
nrayer mooting, Wednesday 7:80 p. m.; Sunday
School, a. m. Rev. w uittaaer, pastor.
Hab hath at 11:00
-Eighth street; preaching on
a. m. and 7 .30 p. m. ; prayer
at t:tp. m.i sunaay ocnooi
at 3 p. m. Rev. B. Y. Ueorgo, pastor,
CT. JOSBPH'8-Roman Catholic) Corner Crosi
O and Walnut street; snrnws o.hd.iu iv;oua,
m.i Bunday Bchool at i p. m. ; Vcspor 8 p.m.; tor
rices every day at 8 p. m.
ST. PATRlCK'8-(Homan Catholic) Corner Ninth
street and Washington avenue; aorvioes Sab
hath 8 aud 10 a. m. ; Vespers 8 p. m. ; Bnn''! Bchool
8 p. m. services evory aay at o p.m. oBiri,ii
(J W. WHEELER,
Summer Wood and Kindling
coniuntly on band
At Seventy-five cents per load.
At one dollar per load.
" Tf "trimmings" are eoarse shaving and make
the beat sinumerwooa for eooklng porposssas well
a the ebuapest ever sold In Cairo. For black-
tmith use In setting Urea, they ar nnaqualled.
ieav yonr order at the Tenth atreet wood yard.
CAIEO. ILLINOIS. THURSDAY
From tha undivided aarpln. reversionary divi
dends will he declared, available on settlement of
jjejrt annual premium, to ordinary participating
The valuation of the policies outstanding baa
been made ou the American experience table, tha
lexn nauuaru 111 uie aiaie oirew lone.
(J. W. PHILLIPS, 1 . t
J. O. VAN CISK. Actuaries.
We, the ondersluned, have. In person, carefully
examined the account, and counted and examined
in detail the asset of the society, and certify that
the foregoing statement thereof is correct.
UKNNINTON F. RANDOLPH,
JAMKH M.HAI.8TED. '
TIJHMA8 A ri'MMINU,
HEN KY H.TKRBKLL,
JOHN SLOAN K.
Special Committer, of tne Hoard of Directors,
Rppolnted Oct, a?, 1S., to examine the asset!
and accounts at the cloae of the year.
HesrrB I!y4b John A. Stewart,
teorge u. ."lorKan,
Oeorue T. Adeo,
Henry A. Hurlbut,
Henry K. Hpaulditik',
William A. Wheeloc k,
William U. Lambert,
Henry (i. Maryland
James W. Alexander,
Hetry . TertMill
Thomas 8. Yonnc,
Thomas A. C'Bioinini,
John D Jones.
Hubert Inrix Kennedy,
II niamin WUliamson.
nan Dry 91, uapew,
Henry M. Alexander,
Thomas A. Uiddle,
George W. C'arleton,
Joso K. Navarro,
John J. MeMk.
hamiiel W. Torrey,
Charles G. Landon,
Alexander P. Irvlu,
T. DeWitt Cuyler,
WilMam M. Bliss.
William Alexander. -Samuel
Daniel D. Lord.
James M. Halatead.
Edward W. Hlmhert,
H. P. Randolph,
AibM 're n,
Henry N. Butler,
George H. Stewart.
JAMES W. ALEXANDER, Vice Pres't.
SAMUEL BORUOWE, 2d Vice iTcs't.
E. W. Lamttfrt, M. D., Edw'd Curtis, M. D.
E. W. Scott, Superintendent of Agencies.
North Western Department.
l'H Dearborn Street, Chicago.
W. N. CRAINE, General Manager.
K. A. BURNETT. A?eut,
JJR. E. W. WIIITLOCK,
ornci No. 13 Commercial Avenue, between
Eighth and Ninth Street
pit. W. C. J0CELYN,
OFFlC'E-Elghtk StrecU near Commercial Avenue.
Q EORGE II. LEACII.M. D.
Physician and Surgeon,
Special attention paid to the Homeopathic treat
ment of surgical diseases, and diseases of women
and c hlldreu.
Office: Nolo Eighth street, near Commercial
avenue, Cairo, 111.
QAIRO CITY FERRY CO.
On and after Monday, Jane 7th, and until further
notico the ferryboat will make trips as follows;
Ltivxa mavis Haul
Foet Fourth St. Missouri Land g. Kentucky Ld'g.
8:00 a.m. 8:30 a. ra. 9 a.m.
10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11 a. at.
2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.
4:(0p.m. 4:30 p.m. 5,00 p.m.
2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 8 p. a
PROPRIETOR OF SPROAT'8 PATENT
ICE BY THE CAR LOAD QJt TON, WELL
PACKED FOR SHIPPING.
Oar Ijoads w Special tv.
for. Twelfth Street and Leyce,
rjlUE CITY NATIONAL BANK
W. P. HALLWAY, President.
II. L. HALLIDAY, Vlce Pmsldont.
T110S. W. HALLIDAY, Cashier.
I. STAiT TATIflll, W. r. BALUPAT,
hinhv l. Aixroar, r. n. ounNiiiaiiAMi
a, i. mujAasos, stidiim ainD,
Exchange, Coin and United St&tei Bonds
00U0QT AND SOLD.
Deposits rtcohod ana a general banking bailout
THE IOE KING.
Ready now, to nirnlshand deliver ICE In any
quantity both wholesale and retail, and at
ROCK BOTTOM PRICES.
I respectfully solicit the patronage of all my old
friends and as many new ones, and gnaranteetbem
satisfaction. JACOB KI.EK.
NEW YORK STORE,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
The Largest Variety Stock
i;r tiik city.
GOODS SOLD VERY CLOSE
C. O. PATIKU & CO.,
Cor. Nineteenth street )
Commercial Avenue I
STOVES AND TINWARE.
ALL SORTS, SIZES AND STYLES,
Manufacturer ot and Dealer in
TIN, COPPER & SHEET-IRON WARE
ALL KINDB OF JOB WORK DONE TO ORDER.
NO. 27 EIGHTH STREET,
mii, an pro MISSION.
FLOUR. GRAIN AND HAY
Egyptian Flouring Mills
Hurbest Cash Price Paid for Wheat.
Katural Fruit Flavors,
IVrVJrtw from the choicest
Fruit, without coloring, poison
ous oils, acids, or artificial
Essences. At ways uniform rt
ntrrufjth, without huh utiiltem
tionn or impurities. Have gained
their reputation from their per
feet pnritu, superior strength
ntul quality. Admitted by all
tvno have used them an the most
delicate, grateful and natural
ftaeor for cakes, puddings,
Manufactured b g
STEELE & PRICE,
Chicago, III., and St. Louis, Mo.,
Makeira of Lnpnlin Yeat Oama,
Dr. Prioa'a Creitm BkiitK Powder,
and Dr. Prloa'a Unique Perfnme.
We make no second grade goods.
1A1NTER'H MANUAIzIIonso and sign paint
4. Standard Blgn Writer. i. Btandird Scroll
Hook, II. Scrolls and Ornaments, (Lotidolphr.) $1.
J!l,,,.,h,,lur"0,.b)r.tIV,,11 JJalJK HANKY
m. ...m, Ki.MiMiK, .nriMBinriK, piuisning, kaisomtng
4p.. W cts. IlooV of Alpliabeu.M. Book of Fancy
Alpuahnu. M. Sign. Currlage, Car, Fresco, and
Decorative Palntlua, m. .lanaiui.n n. mentation
MfTOVTVi ttttv o ,00i
'M.vwiuiU) UU1J1 1, 1001.
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH
: LIVERPOOL GRAIN.
Liverpool, July 20, 9:51 a. h.
WheatfWinter, 9s4d98 10J; Spring,
9s9 44; California average, 9s 4d
9s Od; Ctabf 98 7d9a lid.
:; .NEW YORK ORAIJf.
New York, July 20, 12 m.
Wheat firmer -No. 2 Chicago, $1 23
01 23; No. 8 lied Winter, $1 29K&1 29-
CUIl'AOO, GRAIN AND PORK.
Chicago; July 20, 10 A. m.
Pork-AU(ust, 17 75; September,
117 75. ii
Jijtmt, fl 14i; Supterulr,
il ' .. L . .
vru august, ,c; oepicmber,
Outs-August, 29c; September,
Chicago, July 20, 12 m.
Pork-August, 17 17 b; September,
Wheat-August, 1 13; .September,
Corn-August, 47c; September, 48.
Oats Angutit, 29;gc.
CmcAtio, July 20, 1 p. m.
Pork-July, 17 72, nominal; August,
17 Tili: September 17 72 V..
What July, 1 12, nominal; August,
1 13$jl 16K: September, t 12.
Corn-July, 47;4Scj August, 47?B'c;
Oats-July, 41 4' ; August, 28c; Sep
Didn't Know It Was Loaded.
Claremont, III., July 19. A ten-year-
old girl of Lt-vi Couch, ot Hadky, III., was
shot and killed on Sunday by a twelve-year-
old son of Patrick McEveley, while the
girl was at Mr. MoEveley's visiting. Mr.
and Mrs. McEveley took occasion to leave
the children at the house, and during tlio
absence of the parents the btiy got the gun
and pointed it at the girl, Baying "I will
shoot you," when it was discharged, the
ball penetrating the brain just above the
left eye, producing instant death. The
funeral takes place Monday, at the Antioch
cemetery. The fmilie8 and friends have
the Bympathy of the entire community. The
boy didn't know it was loaded.
! lidiu and-Wind.
Claremont, 111., July 19. A disastrous
j i . . ...
wiou ana ruin storm passed over tins sec
tion of country about one o'clock p. m.,
Sunday, which did considerable damage in
the way of unroofing houses, barns, and
blowing down grain stocks and fences. No
damage to human lives has yet been re
Charleston, III., July 19. Mr. Nelson
Bush, a prominent farmer of Hickory
Township, died yesterday from sun-stroke.
The Odd Fellows of this city attended the
funeral, which occurred to-day. Mr. Bush
had only been married a few weeks.
Slain by the Heat.
Decatur, 111., July 10. Frank Lutz, a
farmer living a few miles north ot Decatur,
is lying in a dangerous condition, having
been stricken down by the heat while at
work in a field. It is thought ho will die.
He was an old soldier.
News was received here this evening of
the tragic deatli of a farmer named Fred
Orris, who was kicked in the head by a
horse, in Shelby county, the other day. Hi
skull was fractured and he died m a short
time. He left a family in needy circum
stances. The Army Worm.
Jolikt, 111., July 19. The dreaded army
worm has made its appearauce in Will
county for the first time, and in the north,
ern portion of the county is committing
great duprediciitimis in the oat field, des
troying largi fluids in a few nights. The
farmers are beginning to harvest their oats
green to save a partial crop.
A Rcanty on her Death-Bed.
Galena, III., July 19. Mme Louisa
Montugue, Fort piitigh'3 10,000 beauty, is
lying diingeiously ill at the Horning house
iu this city, and the physicians in attend
ance aro fearful that she will not recover.'
Her disease is inflammntion uf tho bowels,
She arrived hero yesterday morning in a
very low state from Waterloo, Iowa.
Within Eight Miles of Carthatre.
Carthaor, Mo., July 19. -Notwithstanding
tho inti nse heat tho track layers
on the Missouri Pucilic laid one and n half
miles of iron yostcrday, and aro now within
eight miles of Carthage.
(iniNCY, III., July 19. Owing to tho
height of water, trains on , tho St. Louis
and Keokuk Routo havo gone no further
north than Quincy to-day. The river has
Initio tailing at Keokuk, and it is expected
that within a day or two trains will be able
to run through. - .
Hoi anil Dry.
Joplin, Mo., July 19. The weather here
is very dry and hot. This afternoon the
thermometer indicated 103 degrees in the
shade. We have had but two cases of sun
Btroke. One occurred this afternoon, a lit
tle girl. Neither case proved fatal.
An Alleged Robbery.
Qcincy, III., July 19. Friday last
Noah Boyer, live stock agent for Keenan &
Hancock, Chicago, sent 0,000 to his Bub-
agent,Wm. Scott, at Denver, Hancock 1
county, 111., to pay for Botne cattle. The
money reached him Monday morning. A
telegram was received from Scott stating
that he had been robbed of tho entire
amount last night by burglars having en
tered his house, chloroformed tho family
and taken his pants, in which tho money
was, and that the pants had been found in
the stock yards to-day. Debjctives havo
gone to Denvt r to look into tnattt ra.
Mothers! Mothers!! Mothers!!!
Aro you disturbed at night and broken
of your rest by a sick child buffering aud
crying with the excruciating pain of cutting
teeth? If so, go at once and get a Inittle of
Mrs. Winslow's toothing Syrup. It will
relieve the poor lit.Mo sufferer immediately
depend upon it; there is no mistake
about it. There is not a mother on earth
who has ever used it, who will not tell you
at once that it will regulate the bowels,
and give rest to the mother, and relief and
health to the child, operating like magic.
It is perfectly sate to U3e in all cases, nnd
pleasant to the taste, and 'm the prescrip
tion of one of the oldest and best female
physicians and nurses in tho United Stittcs.
Sold everywhere. 25 cents a bottle.
Found at Last.
What every one should have, and never
be without, is Thomas' Eclei tric Oil. It is
thorough and safe in its effects, producing
the most wondrous cures of rheumatism,
neuralgia, burns, bruises and wounds of
every kind. Paul O. Schuh, Agent.
It is simply marvelous how quickly con
stipation, biliousness and sick-headache aro
cured by "Sellers' Liver Pills." Price 2"
A Renovating Remedy.
Is to be found in Burdock Blood Bitters.
As an antidote tor 6ick headache, female
weakness, billiotis, indigestion, constipa
tion, and other diseases ot a kindred na
ture, these bitters are invaluable. Prico
1.00, trial size 10 cents.
Cancer. No Knife. No Pain. No Sick
ness. No Feat ful Treatments. Treatise
free. Go or send to Dr. Kline, 931 Arch
Mrs. Seigfried, Marion, O., says Thomas'
.LcIectncOi! was triumphant in her case;
sho used it for a severe cold and pain in
side, and was relieved in a few minutes.
PaulO. Schuh, agent.
Boils, pimples on the face, salt Rheum.
old sores, and all cutaneous eruptions dis
appear like magic when Dr. Lindscy s
Blood Searcher is used.
"I have used Burdock Blood Bitters with
great benefit for indigestion and. constipa
tion Ot tUC bowels." (J. L. tiASTON,
Price 1.00, trial size 10 cents.
Mr. George E. O'Hara, the live druggist
of the town, is always up to the times and
ready to meet tho demands of his many
customers. Ho has just received a supply
of that wonderful remedy that is astonish
ing the world by its marvelous cures. Dr.
King's New Discovery for consumption,
coughs, colds, asthma, bronchitis, , hay
lever, phthisic, croup, whooping cough, tick
ling in the throat, loss of voice, hoarseness
or any affection of the throat and lungs.
This remedy positively cures, as thousands
can testify. If you do not believe it call
at his drug store and get a trial bottle free
of cost or a regular size bottle for one dot
lar. As you value your life, give it a trial
and be convinced, as thousands already
have been (1)
A theatre manager says he does not
like to visit the Atlantic coast. Ho
sees too many light bouses.
Tho Buffalo doctors have diwoverod
that rollor skating is good for the rinks,
but awful bud fur tho la-rynx.
It is a gnivo offense to rob a soldier
when on duty. The other night, how
ever, a senlry was relieved of his watch.
"Waiter, here's a fly in my ten."
"Thank you, sir, 1 didn't notice it."
Lays down a check for iivo cents extra.
An Irish edilr says: "Our womou
nre nccusod of being fond of whistling.
Well, so bo it. What is more- lovely
than tulips well blown."
Tho New Haven Register says 'twas
a base bull pitcher who ordered a tna-
foliea pitehor, becauso he understood it
md many graceful curves.
The rovisnd Now Testament is not
itopular in England. John Bull will
have his grumblo ovor improvements,
ovou if they aro in the Bible.
The fog down at Boston is so salt
that it makes tho eyes smart and can
lio ta-sted. The market mon have only
to hang their boot out of doors, and it
is corued in half an hour or so.
New York liverymen havo incroasod
the prices of hacks for funerals 20 per
cont. In time il will cost a ranch to
go to heaven as It costs to go to Niaga
ra. Your hackmau is a grasping crea
"Bill, I'm going to give tip wearing
whlto neckties." "Why o? Fin sure
you look well in them.". "Can't hulp
It. They're too humanitarian. ' All the
beggars in the itreet are importuning.
What one of the sex ays ; A llttlo
old maid confesses that the smallest
women look hopefully to Hymen.
Thero is a difference between the
Hps of a young man and the Hps of a
young lady but sometimes it is a
mighty small one.
. About 7.000,000,000 pins are made in
the United States every year, Just about
enough to hold seven women's toilets
Rev. Mr. Haweis, the great London
Iu'eaoher, plavs the violin. Thus turn
dos another idol in the dust a bow
idol, as it were.
It was quite natural that tho prodi
gal sora-should speak to his father in a
husky voice after returning from tha
"Whttt is the reason Colonel Mc
Spilklns does nt live with his wifo any
morn?" anked Gilliooly of an Austin
lawyer. "There are sundry and. di
vorce reasons," responded the lawyer
Jn the ladies' cabins of the Hobofcen
ferry-boats the following notice has
recently been posted: "The seats Jn
this cabin am reserved for ladies.
Gentlemen will please not occupy them
until the ladies are seated."
When a Boston girl is presented with
a bouquet she says: "t)h, how deli
eiously sweet; its fragrance impene
trates the entire atmosphere of the
room." A down-east girl simply says:
"It smells scrumptious; thanks, Reu
ben." "Optics:" Lecturer Now lot any
one gaze steadfastly on any object
sav, for instance, his wifo's eye and
he'll see himself looking so exceeding
ly small that. Strong-minded lady
(in front row) Hear! hear! hear!
"Eloise" asks if wo will publish her
poem on "The Wavelet of tho Rivu
let." With a smilelet upon our faeelet
we reply yes. Write only ono sidelet
of tho sheetlt't, Elniso, and put on
enough staninlet. Your pomolet shall
Boston girls are very proper. When
a young man was assisting a south-end
lass to tie on her bonnet, which, by tho
way, had to bo tied at the back of tho
neck, she insisted that he should stand
in front of her so she could keep her
eye on htm.
Providential: Mamma "Did you
enjoy your ride, Elsie?" "No, mam
ma, aud reason enough, for Connie
James says the Van Smiths are going
to give a dance, and we're nbt asked.''
Mamma "Well, my dear, your poor
aunt's death was providential of
course we can't go."
An cxchAn ;o states that in one of the
towns in Wyoming territory there Is a
placard in the hotel dining-room which
announces that a discreet waiter, who
was never told to tell even the time of
day, is employed to parry milk-punch( s
and hot toadies to ladios rooms in tho
A San Francisco lady wanted her
little girl to bath in a room the windows
of which opened into the yard, iu which
wore some fowls. "Btit,,? said the lit
tle girl, "I don't want to bathe oforo
the chickens." "Oh, iiever mind the
chickens," said the mother. "Well,"
said the little woman, "I wont bathe
before the rooster, anyhow."
"Are you fond of Wagner's works?"
asked Mr. Sharpo. "Fond of them!"
exclaimed Miss Posigush. "I think they
are just, spieuuiu: oo nasy ana com
fortable, you know. Why, I rode in
one from'Boston to Chicago, and 1 was
not one bit tired when I got there
Mr. Sharpe sighed a sorrowful sigh,
but he managed to call up a sickly
smile and say that he didn t refer to
"The whisper of a beautiful wo
man," says Balzac, can be heard fur
ther than the lomlust call of duty."
But tho man who is creeping up-stairs
with his boots off nt 2 o clock A. M.,
and hears the whisper of his wife as
he leans over tho bannisters in the
darkness, doesn't think of her beauty.
His chief thought is how much he
would like to exchange his boots for a
pair of wings.
It is said that a man cm always toll
a sensible woman by tho heel of her
boot. There is the "high heel, hooked
iu under tho instep, which indicates
giddiness, bad taste, and a want of
culture; then there is tho medium he I,
whichindicnl.es a desire for fashion,
nnd yet an objection to excess; fi en
thero is the lady-like, small heel, slight
ly curvod, not quito so low as tho heel
of a man's boot, but yet low enough,
and placed in the proper position tot
comfort; that indicates good brooding,'
good sense, and delicacy. Young men'
should know this, and' Judge accord
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Making New Rails from Old
But few people are aware, says tha
Indianapolis Journal, of the Immense
amount. of handling that it requires to
convert an old iron rail into anowone.
From the lime it arrives in tho yard at
tho rolling mill until it Is shaped out, a
rnil is handled thirty-one times. Tho
process is as follows: It is first unload
ed from the car. then picked up and
run on a sot of rolls to the shears, then
cut up, when cut piled Into fagots, then
loaded on to e. burrow nnd charged in
to furnace, heated to a welding heat,
thon haulod out and placed on Iron
buggies, run to weigldug rolls; han
dloiUiK times, until finished to a bloom,
thon returned to the buggy, carried to
a repeating furnace, brought to a weld
ing bent, then returned to the rolls on;,
ft buggy, jmsaed through Iho rolls nine
times, thin run to saws where boUJ
ends are put ou at once, then laid I on
the cooling bed; when coo od, P aeed
under tho straightouer, which take
ou all n nor crooks. The burr on he
2nd S lilod off. when the rail U
i0smH4lrtHM t ? fH mft
chlnTand littod for splice bars, lEonce ,
to tho slotting macnine. whore it bj
sotted for the spikes; thon the raU
goes ou tho touches in the yard an ;
:i!rum thence to tho ears., -i';.
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