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THE i DAILY,
CAIRO. ILLINOIS, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 12, 1882.
City Officers., '
Mayor N. B. Thistlowood.
Trua.urer T J. Kerth.
Clerk Dennis. J, Ifuiey-CouneIor--Wm.
Marhal-L. U. Meyer.,
BO&BO Or kUDMMt.
rtrst Warl-Wm.McBale.T. H. Klmbrough
Secoud Ward Jesse Htukle, C. N. Hughes.
Tki.,i w.rrtH F. Blake. John Wood.
Fourth Ward Chariot 0. Patter, Adolpa 8 wo-
"Virtu Ward-T. W. llallldaT. Krnett B. Pettlt.
Clrcnlt Judge 0. J. Baker.
Circuit Clerk-A. 11. Inrin.
County Judge K. 8 Yocutn.
Ooniay Clerk 8. J. Humra.
County Attorney-J . M. Daniron.
County Treaaorer Mllet W. Parker.
Sheriff John Hodgct.
County Commls.lonert-T. W. Ballldey, J. A
Ulubs ana rover neup.
CAIHU BAPTHT. Ooroer Tenth and Popli
treets; preaching first and third Sundays I
each inouth.U m.eod7:JP. m. : prayer mee
DK Tl.ar.day, 7 p. -.. Bandy 0 rn
f --ik atrMJtt Hnndv TlOUA ID... Iiu
Kucbsrl.t; :30 e. m., Sunday school ; I10J k m
Morning Preyere; 7:S0 p. m., Kvenlng Preyere. I
1'. Davenport, 8. T. B. Hector.
TMKST MJ88JONAKY BAPTIBT CnORCH.-
H li... . in-iii m vr l n m . And 7:80 D. II
nhrrnh achool at 7:80 p. m Hot. T. J. Bboree
tiTnrrvtjTi,irteLih street: tenrtun Sab-
I j bath 1 : SO a. m. ; Sunday achool i P . m. Rev
WKTHODIST-Cor. Klghtb and Walnut street
M Preaching Sabbath 11:00 a. m. ano7:w v.
fconday bchool at 8:00 p.. Nov. crru
vi.rrutiVTVnliH.fltfhth atrt! Treachl&ff OD
Sabbath at 110 a. m. and 7:80 p. m.i Prayr
Biwtlt.1! Wcdneaday at 7:) p.m.; Sttnoay ocoikjj
at Id m. Kt B.y.fiore. paator.
CT. JOSEPH 8--iKoman Catbolle) Corner Croal
O and Walnut atroeti-; .orvtcea Baoam w.oua
. umii Ki-hniil t Id. in.: Veil Den I p. m.; er
cic. aT.ry day at 6 a. m. Hot . O'llara, Prieet
CT. PATRICK'S (Roman Catbolle) Corner Ninth
kJ .treet ano wanin(Tra aTenu;
Oath H and 10 a. m. ; Ve.pera p. m. ; Bonday School
j . r U.t Vf AutMriUill
I p. m. trvic Trj aaj ai . m- u.
E. K. TIME CARD AT CAIRO-
ILLINOIS CENTRAL H. B.
ARB IT I.
Mail- , 8:15 a.m I tMall . 4:t a.m
tAccora'daUun.ll:10a.m Bxpre. U:10a.m
tKxpre 4: p m Aceomdatloa..4:( p.m
MISS CINTKAL n. K.
Mail 4:85 a.m I tMall -n
tKipre.......... 10:15a in I tKxprea ll:a.m
ST. L. 4 C. R. R. (Narrow Gauge )
Sxpre.t 10:3 am 1 ExprM 4:Mp.m
Accom'datlon. 1 : p m I Accom'datoln li;05 p.m
KT.L., I.M A. H. R.
f KxpreM 11 :p.m I tBxprea... :W P m
Accoof oanon. xOp.m tAccom'datton.ll:4Sa.m
WABASH. bT. LOl'M PAtlFIC R'T CO.
Mall K .... &:0ttvm Mall A Ex.... 9: JO p.m
Ual'.y except Handay. t Dally.
MOBILE 4 OHIO R. R.
Mall :a.m. I Mall .7:45 p.m.
Sipreia 'JO a.m. Kxpret. 7:t5 p.m.
JLLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
Shortest and Quickest Route
St. Louis and Chicago.
Tho Onlv Line Running
9 DAILY TRAINS
Making Dikect Connkotion
TaatHi Liita Caibo:
3:1 ft u in. Mfvil,
ArrlrlDKln St. Loul. 4& a.m.; Cblceuo.lJ:30 p.m. j
ConuMtlUK at Odin and Kranghatn for Clnclu
nail, Louliville, Indlanapulia and polnta Baet.
llilU a.m. tit. Iuia and Weatorn
Arriving In Bt. Lout. 7:05 p. ta., and Connecting
fur all point. Wont.
4:SO p.m. Fast Kxpreai.
lor8t. Louie and Chlcaeo. arrlvnnic at St. Loula
10:40 p.m., and Chicago .:) a.m.
4:aO p m. Glnoinnnti Kxpreaa.
Arrlvlne at Cincinnati 7:00 a.m.; Louiarille 7:M
a.m.; ludlanapolli 4:00 a.m. Paen(cr. by
thin train reach the above point. 1U to 36
UOUKS In advance of any other ronte,
nrTho4:30 p. m. exproM haa PULLMAN
KLKKPINO CAR Cairo to Cincinnati, without
change., and through deeper, to bt. LOQla and
Fast Time Kast.
X ttSSeilf;t la crn point, without any delay
canned by Hunday Intorvunlng. The Saturday after
noon train froui Cairo arrtvoa In new York Monday
morning at 10 :3ft. Thirty .lx hour, in advance ol
ny other rontu.
Iff For throneh ticket, and further Information,
apply at Illlanl. Central Railroad Depot, Cairo.
Tab. JOUNson. j. li. jonks,
Gen. Southern Agent Ticket Agent.
A. H. UANSON.Uun. Pan, Agent. Chicago
gT. LOUIS & CAIRO R. R.
TRAINS HUN AS FOLLOWS.
KxproM and Mall leave. Cairo, everyday except
Sunday, at 10:S3 a.m. Arrlv.. 4::i5p. m.
Accommodation arrives at 12:0J p. tu. and de
paru at 1 :ao p. m.
Q.E0UQE II. LEACH, H. D.
Phveioian and Surgeon,
Special attention paid to the Homeopathic treat
moot of .nrglcal(lleo.ca,tuddluae of wotuau
ami r.lilldren. ,
Ortlcu: un Hlh itnet, oppoiltu tho roat Office,
JR W. C. J0CTLYN,
OFFICB-Ilghth Street, nearComnerclal A vane.
JJU. E W. WHITLOCK,
I Dental Surgeon.
Omoi-No. 186 Commercial ATenoa, between
Jtghth and Ninth Street.
(t W. WHEELER,'
Summer Wood and Kindlinjr
conatatitly ou band
At Seventy.flve cents per load.
At one dollar per load. '" '
The "trimming!" are cnarte .havings and make
uie oc.i .ammer wooa lor cooking parpo.e. a. well
-m iuinnt?er eoia in uairo. ror mack
Billh's nae lnnettlng tire, they are unequalled
' ruor oroar. ai mo renin street wooa vara
i n ft
(JAIRO CITY FERRY CO.
THREE Vl STATES.
On r.nd after Monday, Jane 7th, and until further
notice the fenyboat will make trip. a. follow.:
'.Bans , , U4TIS . L1AT S ;
foot Fourth at.' Mluoarl Land'g. Eeoturky Ld g.
1:00a.m. 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m.
10:00 a.m. ' ' 10:80 a. a. 11a.m.
1:00 p.m. J:S0p. m. I p.m.
4:00 p.m. 4: V) p.m. . 5;00 p. m.
i p.m. 3:80 p.m. I p.m
New and Complete IMvl, fronting on Levee
.Sccoud and Railroad Streets,
Tb Passeiicer R. ttot of the Ctilf r.-o. 81. Louis
aa' Aew Orleans: Illlurils Central: Wahash. Kt.
Loula and Pacific; Iron Mountain and Southern,
Mobile and Ohio: Cairn and St. Loula IIkUwhv.
are all Just across the (treet; while the Steamboat
warning t. tjut one .'luaro distant.
This Hotel I. nested by steam, ha. steam
Laundry. It vdraullc Kl.viinr. Klmrir Hell.
Automatic Klre-Alarnis. Rath., absnlntclr pure lr.
period sewerage and complete appointments.
Superb furnishings; perfect service; and an un
U P. PAKKIiJlt Ac CO.,lHmfcm
Commercial Avenue and Eighth Street,
F. BROSS. President. I P. NKKF, VlccPrus'nt
U. WELLS, Cashier. T. J. Kerth, Aes'l cash
DlrwctorB: , '
F. Bros. MM, Ca'ro I William Kiute. .Cairo
PotorNefr... " Wlllliim WolY....
C, M Ostcrloh " ICO Pallor "
E. A. Uudcr " II. Wolls
J. Y. Clumson, Caledonia.
AUENEIIALBANKINO HUSINBSS CONK.
Exchange sold and bought. Inturoft pnl
..... .. ....KU ....v. UU. WWIIWIIIVU, U1UUU
all buslnesb promptly attended to. ,
NEW YORK STORE,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
The "Largest Variety Stock
IN TIIK CITY.
GOODS SOLD VERY CLOSE
! O. O. PAT1KU & CO..
Oor. Nineteenth street I , ; pairl Til
couimsrciai Avenue j . . - , va.v aa
$500 REWARD !
Stillman's ELIXIR ov LIFE
A purely Veietable Blood Piiftrtor, md ptiaran
tct;d toctireHficoHcn In lwi, or n oncy refurded.
Tho alxive rewurd will ne p'd for a remedy which
will cure an many ciii-k of M .iarlu, Fever and Ague.
DyNpepxIa, Itheunillm, Catarrh. Liver and Kid
ney Wit-Bud, -svn bottles nol'1 on it. merit.,
without BrtvurtlKlug, in evou yor. If billou..
latiKlId, and your amliltioi. I. gone, life In gloomy,
i'ry one hottln. It will convince you of Its superi
ority over any otbr remeiiy. If you Iihvo anv Iiu
mors of the Hkln or blood, from whatever cause,
this Kllxlr will euro It when all other remedies
have failed. AkW your druijulut for It. Price Jl
and $.'. A 2 dollar buttle sent by express pre
paid. MTd hy A. L. STILL MAN & CO., New
York Circulars free. H. V. WILLAliD, Gen'l
Agent L'. 8. aud Canada, Troy, K. Y.
RKOULAK CAIUO ANO
HENRY K. TAYLOR Master
OEO. J0BE8 tlerk
Lt avetPadueali for Cairo daliy (Sundays except
d) at 8 a.m. and Mouud City at 1 p m. Return
Dg, L.aves Cairo at4 p. m. Mound. City at 5p. m.
THE A. R. SAFF0RD.
Dally pucket between Cairo and Mound City Cap
tain Andle Oeu
Leave. Cairo j:.V) A. M.
" MonudClly S:.t0" "
" (iro - Noon
" Mound City 1:.jo p. ),
Mound City B " "
Stvamer Sllvertborn; 147 ftet length; 28 tool
beam; l foot bold: i engines: cylinders; U Inches
diameter; 4 foot stroke; i boilers. 40 luchea diame
ter, i reel long. The boat and machinery Is in ex
cellent repair, and in good running order; she has
full cabin and Is ece of the best light draught
Wt on the rlvur. For terms apply to, or address
W. J . Turner, master, at Hickman, Kentucky; or
Vt . F. l.emodln, river editor of Dally Bulletin,
MUTUAL AID SOCIETY,
A SUBSTITUTE FOR LIFE INSI'R.
WIDOWS' & ORPHANS'
Mutual Aid Society.
Organized Jul ltthr18"7, Under the Laws o
the State of Illinois. Copyrighted July
9, 1877, 1'udrr AriofCougrfi.
J. A. (.OLDSTINJI
... .,. . ...
THOMAS LP. WIS
JOHN O. WHITE.
K X K CUTIVKCOMM1TTK K
II. LKKillT'tN, t. S. THOMAS.
C. WHITE, W. . PITCHER,
J. 8. McOAHEY.
IIOAIU) OF MANAGERS;
William stnitton, of Strntton 4 Bird, wholesale
grocers; raui it. senna, wtioiesaleaud retail drug
tlst; Union Lelghum, comuiisi.u merchant; Jas.
S. McOahey, lumber dealer; J. J. Gordon, phys
ician; J. A, Ooldstine, of (iolilstine it Rosenwat'er,
wholesale and retail dry goods, etc; Wm.F. Pitch
er, general agent; Henry H, Kills, city printer and
book biudi r: Cbeslcy ilaynes. Cooper; Juo. C.
White, assistant secretary and solleltor: Albert
Lewis, dealer tu Hour aud grain; F. Uros, prrsl.
deut Alexander Countv Hnk; (. W. Hendricks,
contractor and builder; Cvrus Close, general
ueiit; Thomas Lewis, secretary and attornev at
law; L, S, Thomas, broom manufacturer; W. V
Uns.el, contractor and bulliler; C. T, Rudd
agent C. St. L. iN.O. rallaoad;. Moses phllllpH.rar
tienter; Il.A.f'hiimbley, conlrac.lof, Cairo, Ills.
Huv. J. Spencer, clergyman. SI Leiils, Mo.; J. H,
lieth'itie, circuit clerk, Mlsiasipd county, Charles
too. Mi. : J. II. Mooru . lawvcr, Commerce, Mo.
I). Slugk'tnrv, jilivslcliiu, Arllni'ton, Ky.'i'J. .
Tarry, pl.vslclau, Kulton, Kv.; Wm. Ryan, farmer,
Murrv, Kv. ; A. Htelnbach, manuiactnrer of sad
dlerv, Evansville, Iud ; Ike Anderson, secretary
to .uperliitendeiil C. St. L. & N O. railroad, Jack
son, Tenn.; J. S. Robertson, phvslclan, White,
vlllu, Tenn. ; Thomas A. Osborn, harness maker,
Bolivar, Ten ,:Wm.L. Walker, "Hlxlo Adver
tising Ageucr " Hollv Surlni's. Miss
Hulbert Bros. W holesale Triee List.
4 Plauo, 7 oct., siUre, rosewood, carved,
agraffe $150 00
7 Piano, upr. 7 H oct., cabinet grand. ......... 1V4 ou
'3 Organ, 4 lets reeds, 9 stops grand organ Ml (K)
Ot) " 0 sets reeds, 13 stops, coupler, sub-bass 73 Wl
- Our Pianos and Organs wnrriiiUd first class.
3 Violin outfit, box bow, strings, complutu..,. 8 00
J " cremona model, extra 11 uo o 00
4 Accordeou, keys, bass box, Hue tone 'i oo
" 10 " 1 stop, 2 sets recd, perfects 00
7 Mouth Orgaus, Vienna cancert, 21 holes M
9 , Uenulno Rlchter.lOholoa, (I.S. 24
II " " coucert double SI boles " 1 Oil
II Clarionet, gvnuluo Martin, 0 keys, boxwood 5 00
17 Fife, In ebony, German sllvor furules.....,. 50
Hi Music box, 1 tune, crank, line 1 10
19 " 6 liitiuH.,, wind with lever, largo 'if 00
Violoncello, patent, inaclilno head, good.. 10 00
2-J Double Bass, patent head, 8 or 4 strings.. 83 00
S (Jultar, maplu, machlno head, line llolsh.. 4 UO
37 Banjo, 10 Inch, 4 brass brackets i 00
S8 Cornet, brass corupoeun stylo case 4crouks 9
8ti Drum, brass, Prussian, Ornamented
Cold vlollu, guitar and baujo strings 'II. Bros.
Silver " " "
Steel " " "
Out, Russian, Oormun or Italian, best quality
Ins'rnction Books, Hows', or Winners, any
Having Just mads a good trado for 100 Singer
Sowing Machines, will sell them for t$ each while
Money It quite safe In common letter If plainly
Terms strictly cash wjtk order, Will taao
Agent, and dealers seud for oiir.10 pago CaUlogue
pn abov net wholesale palces tirouti can make
lt)0 per cent profit.
t Call on us when yon cotuo to St. Louis.
ttefVraa; Auybank or wholesale hours In
Hulbert Bros, Is tho ouly Qouersl Wholcsals
Music llouse In St. Louis.
I A IMTt ntitisH tastrxti
'i i 4 f ft , v m m aa a vHras
OU Ollva Sii'oet, Saint Louis, Uo
XW.;F. Laxcdik, river editor or ins I!(iliti
and steamboat passenger agent. Orders for all
Kiucia or steamboat Job printing solicited. Office
at Planters Hotel, No. 51 Ohio levee.
STAGES OF THE RIVER.
The river marked by tlio gauge last even
ing at this point at ne p.m., 87 feet 9
a rise 30 inches in 24 hours. .
St. Louis, Mny n2 p.m. River 24 feet
8 inches and stationary.
Pittsburg, May 112 p.m. River 11 feet
2 inches and fining.
Cincinnati, Hay 112 p.m. 31 feet 3
inches and stationary.
. Nashville, May 112 p.m. River 16 feet
7 inches and rising.
The Qua Fowler from l'aducah arrived
at 2:45 p.m., yesterday. She bad a fine
trip, but her passenger register was only
moderate, and left on ber return trip at
The 0. W. Anderson will not extend her
trip here this week. She was due yester
day, but frm Paducah Bhowent to Gol-
conda aud received 4.000 sacks of corn
The New Mary Houston left here for
New Orleans at 10 a.ni., yesterday, her
guards were tint in the water.
The mammoth Steamer City of Baton
Rougo came up from the lower Mississippi
yesterday morning at 8 o'clock. Sh was
light and, running like a race horse. She
ouly remained a few moments, and depart-
for St. Louis.
The Hickory lrom St. Louis with her
big model bargo in tow arrived last evening
at 7 o'clock for the Tennessee river. Capt,
Randall Balleu, master. She departed at
Tho City of New Orleans from St. Louis,
will land here this morning and receive
freight for the lower Mississippi. Her des
tination is Louisiana's, the beautiful Cres
Passengers going up the Ohio or down
the Mississippi on any of the Cincinnati
and Memphis packets or the Cincinnati
and New Orleans big 0 line of steamers,
can procure tickets of W. F. Lambdin, at
the Planters House, who is agent for the
gTbe B. S. Rhea leaves Nashville this
evening tor Paducah and Cairo.
Tho Riymond Horner, with 24 pieces in
tow loaded with coal passed here yester
day at 11:30 a.m.
Yesterday was cloudy and gloomy, and
threatening all day until palf past three in
the afternoon, when tho threat was hand
somely executed by an old-fashioned
shower. If the rains do not subside short
ly, the farmers prospect will bo poor this
coming crop season.
The beautiful Anchor line Steamur City
of Cairo is duo hero this moruiug for
Vicksburg. C'Hpt. Vickers, master. The
City of Cairo is ono of the fluest of tho
Anchor line boats and is a regular racer.
The John D. Maude for' Memphis nr
rivod last evening at 3:35. Sho received
considerable freight hero aud departed.
liiMiiess on tno wuart yesterday was
The Fannie Taturu was detained by an
extra amount of business at Paducah, Me
tropolin, and points above on tho Cumber
land. She arrived last evening at 4:30
with a big trip for St. Louis and loft at
' Tho Andy Bautu left Cincinnati instead
of the Granito State, Wednesday evening
10th inst. The Baum will reach bore Sat
urday night or early Bundny morning. For
passage boo W. F. Lambdin, Agent. Oflice
at Planters House.
Thoelegaut Steamer floldon Rule lift
New Orlerns Wednesday, 10th inst for
Tho Rattling R. 11. Springer, familiarly
known as tho "racing rynas," So dubbed
by Will 8. Hays, is tho n-xt big O lino
steamer from Cincinnati tor New Orleans.
II. U. Hart, master. Sho will land hero
early Sunday morning 14th inst.
Mark Twain was a passenger on tho City
of Raton Rougo ycBtorday for St. Louis.
The City of Helena loaves St. Louis this
evening at 5 p.m., for Memphis. Sho will
report here to morrow morning.
It is generally predicted by cxporledced
river men that the present Btason of stoam
boating will prove uuprecedontedly dull
until next fall,
Capt. Stoks, a well known river man in
steamboat circles around Memphis-, mot
with a very peculiar death a few days ago,
whilo fishing on tho Uutchie river. Ho waa
surroundod with millions of "Buffalo
goats" which havo proven an destructive to
stock in tho overflowed districts. His face
and head was swollen and inoculated with
tho poison to such an extent that he diod
id great agony, I '
Thursday, Evening, May 11, 1882.
The late heavy rains that have visited
this section have started the rivers on a
boom again and high water is looked for.
The weather to-day has been cloudy
and cool and indications point to near rain
The markets continue dull and un
changed. Receipts of grain and other
products have been small but there is
scarcely any call for anything. The weak
condition and low prices in southern mar
ket has kept speculators off the market and
all transactions Is confined to a small order
FLOUR Very little movement and that
only in filling small orders. Stocks are
large for the demand.
HAY Very qmet. Receipts are small
but there is no demand to speak of.
CORN Easy and quiet. Prices aro
steady; there is very little demand, and
t A W1 r-t .
vaio etocus are small and receipts
light. The demand is fair; and prices are
MEAL 8teady and firm with good de
mand for city.
RBAN Scarce and in demand.
BUTTER The market is flat. Ship
pers should send nothing but gilt edge
and a small quantity of that would supply
EGOS Very scarce and in active re
quest. Not enough comes in to supply
the local demand.
POULTRY Receipts are small and
the demand active. Prices are steady and
Sales and Quotations.
NOTK. The prices tare given art for tales from
first hands In round lota. An advance It
Charged for broken lotttn Oiling orders.
300 Various grades, on orders..
50 bhls pateut. ... ....,
S 50 (so
100 dms ax
100 bbls low trade
100 bbls choice
4 cars choice timothy
1 cars choice clover mixed
2 cars gilt edge timothy M,
2 car choice prairie........
Scars choice mixed, tn bulk on track
scarcnotce wnito in bulk
4 cart choice In bulk on track ,
11 car mixed In bnlk
cart mixed In sacks del
4 Red, per ho
900 bbls City..... l 954 00
1 l(vai 11 i
500 pounds strictly choice Northern..
4W pounds Son them Illinois.
tVD pounds choice northern packed ....
$i0po'tnds gilt edged packed
410 doxen. -a. a
live choice 8 O0&11 00
9 coop choice hens..
S 001 25
.3 00(23 15
50 bush. Michigan peach blowt,
....4 KQ,i 00
New potatoes per bbl
50 bhls. common.
30 bb!t. choice...
.1 5048 00
. . . HHHW . . .
....... . ........M.
11 ttin hum MMtiMtttit iMHHt,iitwi tiono
. O. Haiut - (
lear tides., a imni
St. Johns a; m
Ohio River 1
KSi bushel burlaps.
Dtishoi " .,
husbel " .
Orsuges, choice per box.
Lemons choice per box..
. . . W.M.W
....MM. 4 OOdvl SO
S 7544 50
Choice, Factory , mm... .........
Crvain.............i,wiin..MM.. ...... ...........
Dry Flint choice
Sheep Pnlte, dry .....
Sheep Pelts, green,..,
f 7MW OO
5ltl 4 00
4 7MZ8 ft eo
...... BsktA fO
sota s o
RATU8 OF FRBIOHT.
Memphis .,, 10
f- Orleans, 1ft
neiena, Ark 17'
nay Flour. Pork
Vcwt. Vbbl. SBhhl.
15 90 SO-
. SO 4ft
i 85 M
Wi 86 M)2
WW 4A 7k
ProfoHsor A. S. riersehel rL-)orta that
he has found a substitute for the nega
tive or oxygon-boaring plate of tho
Fiiuro ficeuniulator.' It is indostruttiblo
and highly ellieient, but it is not so
chunp fin that which it is intended to
snpeiuvdo. It consists of platinum foil
which had been coked at a high bent
with lampblack for Homo days in a pot
tery kiln until Us smooth surface be
came thereby roughened w ith a dull,
drossy coat. Tho process of "forming"
the coked platinum plate, aa well as of
charging niul discharging it, exactly re
sembles the usual processes wtth a lead
Good work from human boings, just
as from machinery, requires good treaty
ment, and tho liner the quality and the
greater the quantity of tho work, the
larger must bo tho outlay. Build fac
tories that supply pure air, and the em
ployes will produce more; but they will
ask for more pav, because they will con
sume more food", and cannot live on low
wages. A donkey can exist on thistles.
of course, and give a donkey return;
but a racc-horso cannot bo placed on tba
same faro with profit to any one.
From the bones collected by M. Broea
and those contained in the Museum of
the Anthropological Socioty of Paris, it
would seem that early man had to bear
much tho same osseous lesions as mod
ern man in infancy and advanced years.
But what strikes mo .with surprise aro
the numerous instances of trepanning
and of well-consolidated fracture, show
ing that our remoto ancestors were not
so ignorant of surgery as some of their
descendants may, not unreasonably,
The method adopted or recommend
ed by M. Jacquolain for making pure
carbons suitable for ready electric light
ing is as follows: A curront of dry
chlorine is passed for thirty hours" on
several kilogrammes of crayons of ro-tort-carbon
heated to a bright red, and
afterward letting carburet of hydrogen
circulate among tho carbons for five or
six hours. Ho has other methods for
preparing the carbons, but this seems
to be the best
A miero-tolephone has been used with a
success in discovering underground wa-ter-coursos
in tho Tyrol. By the way, .
may not those persons who usod "divin
ing rods" to discover places where wells
could bo lug have boon possessed of an
unusually sensitive power of hearin",
which enabled them to detect the gur
gling of water deep down in tho earth,
and simply employed, a willow wand as
Whether American salt meat can con
vey trichina) was a question lately dis
cussed in a paper by M. Colin and read
before tho Trench Academy of Sciences.
The conclusion arrived at was that tho
moat in question, as now imported into
Europe might in very raro cases trans
mit tricliitiia when tho animal was
but recently Httpd, tho piecos of meat
large, and tho process of curing imper
In an anthropological paper, M. Sab
atier endeavors to prove, by tho differ
ent names used by ancients to designate
tho peoples of Africa, tho existence of a
close analogy between Sanskrit, Greek
and tho Berber dialect The names of
tho leading African tribes he derives
cither from tho occupation they mainly
pursued or from tho physical nature of
tho particular region they inhabited.
In order to m:iko a good printing ink,
which will not givo forth a disagreeablo
smell, Dr. Braikcnbush, of Berlin, dis
solves forty-fivo parts of fine resin In
twenty-five parts of paratline-oil by
heating them to eighty dogrces, or by
incorporating them mechanically at tho
ordinary temperature, and when this
latter operation is complete fifteen parts
of lampblack aro ndded.
A solution of chloride of limo, cam
phor, and glycerine is reeonnuendod as ,
a disinfectant, but it is dillleult to see
how it can tako tho placo of other very "
olUciont and cheaper agents now in the
market, which leave no smoll whatever.
Tan-bark, ground, compressed and'
put up in half-barrel packages, prom
ises to become an important American
export to Europe.
An Eistorio Picture.
. One of tho veteran photographers of
Chicago (A. Hosier), some thirty years
ago, while in business at Galena, 111., '
had occasion to go 0110 day to a black
smith shop. At tho moment ho ontored
a wretchedly ragged littlo negro boy
was holding out an old horscshoo to tho
blacksmith, endeavoring to induce him
to buy it The artist wns quick to see
that tho seeno before him would mako
a remarkably oP'ectivo picture Ho en-( V
tored into ntgotiations which rcsultod
in tho transfer of tho brawny-armed'
blacksmith, the ragged pickaninny, the
anvil and block and other implement v
lying about tho shop, to tho artist's gal-1
lory. An excollont pieturo of tho group"
was taken. A few days afterwards a
very angry negro woman burst - Into'
the gallory and took the artist to task..'
After her wrath had cooled, somewhat '
sho said, "I wouldn't a had no 'jectioa
to yertakin my boy's picturo, if yer
.had only let mo know, bo as I could he?
dressed him un." Tho artist was not
mistakon lu hts judgment The picturo
attracted wide attention, and was seen
in one of the European galleries recent
iy oopieu tn oil ana greatly enlarged. . .
Catcat) Cor, lioston Herald, - i