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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN: THURSDAY MORNING JULY 17, 1884.
DIM SPRIR SUMMER BOM
OPKN JUNE I
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ANALYSIS OF ONE
Carb of Iron 122.0
Chloride nf Iron truer
Sulphate of Iron tract
Chloride of Sodium.
Hulphttto Aluiuiii'i. .
01.fi iSulphate of Alumina. . 00.7
4F.0 Isulphatoof Magnesia. . 11.
G0.G jChloridu of Sodium.... IS 1.1
1)2.0 'Chloride of Calcium.. 184
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A Stai tliiii,' Discovery,
Mr. Win. Johnson, of Huron, Dak., writes
tliut his wife had been troubled with acute
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remedies tried no permanent relief,
until he procured a bottle of Dr. Kind's
New Discovery fi r Consumption, CouIip,
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TO tilt? Public.
Having this day bought out Messrs.
Goldstiue & iscnwater's clothing depart
ment and utnts' turuithing goods, I would
respectfully ask a liberal patronage of tho
public in behalf of my brother, G. T. Whit
lock, who will have the management of the
business. Very Respectfully,
E. V. WmTi.ocii.
Caiiio, 111., July 15.li, 1894.
The undersigned take this oppoituuity
of informing tiie public that we have this
day sold our ch thing department to Mr.
E. V. Whitlock, to be continued aa the
situe at the old stand. Having concluded
oacc to go out ol the clothing business, to
enable us to pay full attention to the dry
goods and carpet department, we cheerfully
recommend Mr. Whitlock as a gentleman
of ability and integrity. We respectfully
ask our patrons to bestow a like a favr on
our successor as we have received while
conducting this business.
We thanks our tiiend3 for past favors
and liopo the same will be shown the new
firm. Very Respectfully,
Goi.rvrn.NE & Rosexwatek.
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River marked by thu gauge at this
port, at 2:12 p. in. yesterday, 21 feet 3
inches. Fall uirlng previous twenty
four hours, 5 inches.
Chattanooga, July 1G. River 4 feet 10
inches and falling.
Cincinnati, July 1G. River 8 feet 2
inches and fallinu.
Louisville, July 10. River 5 feet 2
inch and fillinn.
Nashville, July Hi. River a ft 11 inch
es and falling.
Pittsburg, July 1G. River 1 foot 3 in
clics and falling.
St Louis, July 1G. River 10 ft 2 inch
es and rising.
SeVrll Venn l,i rdrilinlw.o uiiff.,t-Inir liail
rendered Mr. Wm. S. Fleming well nigh
hopeless, but Athlophoros came to the res
cue. Hearhiin: "For seven years I have
suffered wiiii rheumatism, and for four
months I whs confined to the house, five
weeks ot winch time I was helpless. Ath-
Innlinrrw u;u reronnocniL.tl tn mo lie- If.-V
S. W. Diivm, and the best of what might
uc a longfr narrative i, I am entney wen
and about my business after using two bot
'Old Hickory's" Manners.
For the social lifu at Washington tho
President had ono advantage which
was altogether unexpected, and seemed
difficult of explanation by anything in
Lis earlier career. Ho had at his com
mand the most courteous anil agree
able manners. Even before tho elec
tion of Adams Daniel Webster had
written to his brother: "Gen. Jackson's
manners are better than those of any of
the candidates. Ho is grave, mild and
reserved. My wife is (or him decided
ly." And long after, when the presi
dent was to pass in review before those
who were perhaps his most implaca
blo opponents, the ladies of Boston,
we have tiie testimony of Josiah Quin
cy, in his "Figures "from the Past."
that the personal bearing of this ob
noxious official was most unwillingly
approved. Mr. ljuincy was detailed
by Gov. Lincoln, on whose military
staff he was, to attend President Jack
son everywhere when visiting Boston
in 18::; and the narrator testifies that
with every prejudico against Jackson
ho found him essentially "a knightly
pejsonage prejudiced, narrow, mis
taken on many points, it might be, but
rigorously a gentleman in his high
sense of honor and in natural, straight
forward courtesies, which nro easily
distinguished from tho veneer of pol
icy." Sitting erect on his horse, a thin,
stiff typo of military strength, ho car
ried with him in tho streets a bearing
of such dignity that staid old Boston
ians who had refused even to look upon
him from their windows would bo lln
nlly coaxed into taking ono poop, and
would then hurriedly bring forward
their little daughters to wave their hand
kerchiefs. He wrought, Mr. Quincy de
clares, "a mysterious charm upon old
and young;" showed, although in fee
ble health, a great consideration for
others, and was in privato a really
agreeablo companion. It appears from
these reminiscences that tho president
was not merely tho causo of wit in
others, but now and then appreciated
it himself, and that ho used to listen
with delight to tho reading of tho
"Jack Downing" letters, laughing
heartily sometimes, and declaring:
"Tho vice president must havo written
that. Depend upon it, Jack Downing
is only Van Huron in masquerade." It
is a curious fact that tho satirist is al
ready tho better remembered of tho
two, although Van Buren was in his
day so powerful as to preside over tho
official patronago of tho nation and to
bo called tho "Littlo Magician." T.
W. Jligginson, in Harper's fur July.
A South African Pet.
The banded mongoose of South Af
rica when domesticated becomes a most
interesting littlo household favorite.
This mongooso is in size a little larger
than a guinea piaf, and is of a gnr-zly
color, with a tinge of chestnut, a num
ber of black lines crossing the back.
The eyes nro peculiarly brilliant. A
tamo mongoose will allow himself to
bo freely handled, merely giving vent
to an odd chattering sound, apparently
indicative of satisfaction; should ho be
come provoked, however, lie will utter
a sharp scream of anger. The banded
mongoose is reputed to bo a great de
stroyer of snakes, a statement which 1
havo always doubted. That this ani
mal occasionally kills and devours a
small snako is probably true, but I cer
tainly do not believe that snakes are its
usual food. In a state of domesticity
the mongoose will eat and thrive upon
all manner of scraps from tho table,
and looks upon an cjrg as a great treat.
When one is given him ho generally
rolls it for a short distance, and then
embracing it with his forelegs and
raising himself on his hind quarters he
will bring the egg down willi sufficient
force to break the shell, after which he
greedily devours the contents. I havo
been the trick played of throwing an
empty pill box to a mongoose, which
ho would seize in tho same manner ns
ho would an egg, and continue to ham
mer on tho floor with much chattering
nnd noise until it was taken away from
him. I have seen a pair of these littlo
animals running loose on tho streets of
Durban, and permitting even strangers
to handle them. Another I havo seen
following Its owner along the high road
like a dog. This latter was, if I re
member arightly, killed by a Kaffir's
tlog. Perhaps tho most remarkablo
characteristic about tho mongooso is
tho manner in which ho will, especially
if hungry, spring upon a piece of food
thrown to somo distance, bringing his
forefeet directly down upon it after a
long leap. A tamo mongooso, although
not given to wandering very far from
its owner's dwelling, is so extremely
uctivo nnd restless in its habits that it
is difficult to know at any time whero to
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When in St. Louis call o- tiif.m. 3
Drouth Forecast in India. From ob
sorvalions extending over a period of
eighteen years, it appears that an un
usually heavy or late fall of snow in
the northwestern Himalayas is followed
by a season of drought in northwestern
and western India, and vice versa, dry
northwest or land winds being pro
duced during tho summer months as
an effect of tho prcseuco of unmelted
snow in the mountains. During tho
spring of l.s;j it becamo evident that
tiie outer ranges of tho Himalayas con
tained an unusual quantity of suow.and
on June 2d a warning forecast of a dry
summer was published. This forecast
is shown to havo been justified by tho
event, tho rainfall in July and August
over a largo portion of India having
been much below tho average.
Libraries Printed by tho Stars. Prof.
Loukyer, F. R. A. S., who lias just re
turned to England from a visit to tho
observatories of the continent, express
es tho belief that in tho future all astro
nomical observations will bo made
photographically, tho success of Mr.
Common in photographing tho nebula
of Orion with tho aid of iiis great tele
scope having proven that the most mi
nute details may bo thus pictured. Ho
imagines tho existence, in lbO or 1,000
years hence, of rooms tilled with pho
tographs accurately showing every
part of tho heavens from tho North
Polo to tho South, and ho urges that
the work of obtaining such a complete
photographic chart of tho celestial
bodies should commence at once.
British Sea Science. -Tho secretary
and treasurer of the new Marino Biolo
gical Association of tho United King
dom have invited contributions for es
tablishing on tho south coast of En
gland a laboratory similar to tho Zoo
logical Station of Naples and tho
American Laboratories of Newport
and Chesapeake, tho institution being
intended for the use of naturalists
wishing to investigate marino life, aui
mal and vegetable, and to study tho
various conditions affecting tho welfare
of British food-fishes and niollusks. It
is thought that $o0,0lX) will bo required
to establish tho laboratory, and that an
income of $7,500 a year will bo neces
sary to maintain it.
French vine-growers often protect
t!eir vines from frosts by smoko from
burning straw and other combustibles.
An electrician has suggested that, in
case of sudden and uuexpected cold,
the fires may bo lightcel automatically
by tho electric current, a siniplo con
trivance causing tho electricity to pass
from a battery through wires nutl ignito
tho fuel as soon as tho thermometer
falls to tho dangerous temperature.
According to Prof. R. II. Tucker, jr.,
between GOO and 700 comets havo been
recorded, and 2S5 of them havo their
orbits determined with greater or less
exactness. A probable estimate of tho
number of comets which have como
into our solar system siuco tho begin
ning of the Christian era, under such
conditions as to have been visible by
I tho aid of our modern appliances, is
A plan for lessening tho violence of
storms has been submitted to tho
French Academy of Science by Moris.
Minard, who proposes to use a great
number of lightning rods elevated on
telegraph posts and connected with
the iron tracks of railways.
A German chemist has obtained a
new link between the vegetable and
animal kingdom in tho 'shape of an ani
mal gum closely resembling tho plant
gums in its physical and chemical
Statistics published sinco tho lato
earthquake in England show that a
total of 2o5 shocks have been recorded
in the British Isles, tho severest having
occurred on November 11th, RilS.
Tho sanitary valuo of flowering
plants has been shown by Dr. J. M.
Anders, who has demonstrated tho ex
halation of ozoue from them.
Pale phosphorescent tlames of sul
phur are often observed during tho dry
ing of gunpowder, states II. Schwartz.
.1 . i, --fc .in -
What Men Havo Said About Women.
Tho man who can govern a woman
can govern a nation. Balzac.
Tho mistake of many women is to
return sentiment for gallantry. Jouy.
It is easier to niako all Europe agree
than two women. Louis XIV.
God created the coquetto as soon as
He made the fool. Victor Hugo.
A woman who has surrendered her
lips has surrendered everything. Vi
nrd. Of all heavy bodies, thu heaviest is
the woman wo havo ceased to love.
Woman is a charming creature, wdio
changes her heart as easily as her
Who takes an eel by the tail or a wo
man nt her word soon finds he holds
How mauv would laugh at tho funer
als of their husbands if it were not tho
custom to weep?
Women deceived by men want to
marry them; it is a kind of revenge- as
good as any other. Boauiuanoir.
An asp would render its sting moro
venomous by dipping it into tho heart
of a coquette. Poineelot.
Rascal! That word on tho lips of a
woman, addressed to a too darling man,
often means angels.
Wo meet in society many attractive
women whom wo would fear to make
our wives. D'llarleville
A woman who pretends to laugh at
love is like tho child who sings at night
when ho is afraid. J. J. Rousseau.
Women swallow at ono mouthful tho
lie that Hatters and drink drop by drop
truth that is bitter. liJcrof.
The Li-iliuray of Life In thoKasr.
' "Society among tho inmates of the
harem moans simply smoking cigar
ettes and pipes, and tho most trivial
amusements. Instead of the sparkling
conversation and pleasant muslo with
which tho sexes reciprocally entertain
each other among Westorn people, hor
viblo screamings, tho monotonous noiso
of drums, and tho clangor of tambo
rines aro hero tho solaco of woman in
her hours of ease. Tho boasted luxury
of tho palaces offers in its isolation no
attraction to a refined nature Thi3
life makes men prematurely old; a man
of 60 is wrinkled and superannuated,
and a woman of 30 has passed her me
ridian. No ono works unless compelled
to it, as tranquillity of mind and porson
best suits tho Oriental taste. They ig
noro tho passage of timo which never
disturbs them with tho cry of bukrah
(to-morrow); yet people write of the
fascinations of Eastern life. It may be
tho climate, with its sunny sky and the
quickening air of tho desert, or possi
bly tho stagnation of life which doludoa
them. It cannot bo tho effort of think
ing or of feeling that awakens pleasing
impressions, for thero is nothing here
that does not clash with evory senti
ment, habit and custom of intellectual
"Socioty is tho isolation of a prison,
though tho captives are surrounded by
numbers of people. Tho philosopher
living in tho East Is forced to meditato
bitterly on tho wasto of humanity
around him. Only an anchorito whoso
religious duties consist of counting
beads could bo charniod with such mo
notony and silence. Tho man of enor-
gy ami thought would think it a cruel
punishment to bo forced to undergo
tho ordeal of intellectual stagnation
among a people whoso ignoranco and
iudoleuco till their minds with egotism,
obstinacy and self importance. It is a
common thing fur Egyptians who have
been educated by order of tho govern
ment in tho best colleges in Europe to
como back to Eastern life and immedi
ately throw away their books, abandon
intercourse with intelligent foreigners,
shut themselves in a harem among ig
norant women and thero oud their ex
istence. This is probably what they
mean when they say that 'in their edu
cation of tho mind they do not nogloct
tho heart.' An Eastern man will sit
for hours inhaling tho porfumo of a
sweet flower and enjoying tho music of
a fountain (murmuring at tho time a
chapter from tho Koran without stop
ping to understand its moaning)
and tho beautiful objects of nature
which Allah has spread before him.
He enjoys to-day, but never thinks of
preserving the objects which please him
in sculpture or painting, however dear
to him, for tho sake of tho plcasuro
they might give iu tho futuro. Thi3
their writers call a lifu rich in sensa
tions." General Lorinfs "Confeder
ate Soldier in Ejipt."
The Alarm Clock.
It was tho witching hour of 4:30 a.m.
A witching hour of sleep. Tho thrifty
Alarm Clock on tho mantle lifted up
its cheery voice and bado tho Sluggard
arouse from his lazy couch. Sho Slug
gard, who was making about fifteen
knots of solid sleep with both bow
ports wido open, merely shut off his
busy snore long enough to say:
"Cheese that untimely racket!"
And straightway went to sleep again.
Rut tho thrifty Alarm Clock nover
onco shrunk from its duty. It cried
"Jlow long wilt thou sleep, oh, Slug
gard! When wilt thou ariso out of thy
"Read the tenth verso of tho samo
chapter, Proverbs, six," growled tho
Sluggard, diving his head yet deep
er nnioug tho j) i Hows.
"The way of the slothful man is a
hedge of thorns," shouted tho Alarm
"I'll make your way liko tho track
of a cyclone if you continue this matin
much longer," snarled tho weary Slug
gard. "He that is slothful is a brother to
him that is a great waster," rattled
tho Alarm Clock.
"You aro a great waster of time
when you talk to mo in tho night,"
replied the Sluggard. "Call iu during
"As vinegar to tho teeth and as
smoko to the eyes, so is the Sluggard
to thoso that send him," carollod tho
Alarm Clock with a perfect hurrah.
"I'll send you up tho chimney in an
other minute, if 1 ilo not hear somo si
lence in this room," said the Sluggard,
pulling the sheet over his head and
getting ready to smother.
"Up!" shouted the Alarm Clock,
with prodigious clamor. "Up, and bo
stirring! Up! Bless you, this won't
do! llavo nn aim in life!"
Andthon the Sluggard, cmluring no
longer, stooel up on his elbow and aim
ed a boot nt tho Alarm Clock with such
fatal precision that tho air was full of
brass wheels, steel springs, striking
hammers, fractured bells, broken glass
and a bruised nnd batterod dial. Ono
brief moment tho Sluggard gazod up
on tho remnants of what, but a few
moments before, had been a good $4
alarm clock, and then sottling him
self down for a snooze that could only
bo broken by tho 8 o'clock breakfast
bell, he said:
"llo that blesscth his friend in a loud
voice, rising early in tho morning, it
shall bo counted a curso to him. Seo
Proverbs, twenty-seven, fourteen."
Cheap Fioines in Arkansas ami Texas
Along the lice of the St. Louis, Iron
Mountain and Southern Railway, Texas and
Pacific Railway and International and
Great Northern Railroad, arc thousands ot
acres of Cue choicest farming and grazing
iftDils in the world, ranging in price from
$2.00 to $300 and $4.00 per acre, in a
healthy country, with climato unsurpassed
for salubrity and comfort. Send your ad
dress to the undersigned for a copy of sta
tistics of crops raised in Arkansas and Texas,
in 1882, and makeup your mind to go and
see for yourself when you learn that Iho crop
for 1883 is GO per cent larger than that of
1882. To those purchasing land owned by
the Company, and paying one-fourth, ono
half, or all cash, a proportionate rebate ia
allowed for njoney paid for ticket or freight
over the Companies lines.
II. C. Tow.nse.nd, Oen'l Pass. Ar?.
St. Louis, Mo.