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fi CATCHING BIG FISH.fo
-imuii.j,.! " "
ini! i:umi:n who live
n hi iniii
Ni v York, nr.il there are
tlicnnaii(ln of tlii'in. lire
U'lilllit,' (Ml t tlirlr I. li Mi'
lor n dual ovci ti.iii'ln.i;.
:iinl Kiiuii lliey will he oil
nlbr nil soils of tii:iy, swlmmim;
IhliiMS, from 1 1 m ;i n t ;i 1 1 1 trout to (hep
M l buss iiml bliletlsh. Some Iris
1 : 1 1 I v brought out :i uiilili- Inn!; whir),
points the way to ii";irly l.'.H flshlir;
laecs about New York. These ami
ninny others as jet undiscovered 1 1--11.
i ji"ii'i'al pttl'lio will In- lisl.ul ;i'..fl
tlshdl a tea In. TI'i'ii will conic n ww
rvvU s of lUh sloths. It is so ovcrv
!. estimated thiit more than 7(H) will be
i;ui','!it tills year. Tim Government
it 'iiI.itcH tin- Industry, niii the pro
fessional whale lishcrincii have to pay
a yearly license of yi.Mct and limit
themselves to til'ty miles of coast."
Accori'.in;: to it ports from St. John's
it Is true that enormous schools of
these p'vlatlml's hat foi,iVt(l the
capliii. a small !!s!i like the sardine, of
which whales arc very fond, into these
waters, and la six years the value of
wiialiiiur products has increased from
?17." to SlUo.l.O!). The , wfouiiLlai;-:
whalers have successfully adopted the
methods lonc In use in Nonv.iv, and
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I1KA1) OF A WIIALF CAlviUT
IN NKWT OFNDLA.Nl) YVATLKS.
year, nnd it is a poor fisherman in
deed Avho in the nshiujj; months can
:iot assimilate enoili stories to hist
Llm the rest of the year.
More than one New York man i.-?
likely to return from coinii;: summer
Tacations Aviih most unusual tales, for
an entirely m.nv lishin Kround is to he
exploited. Those who have discovi red
it are not trying to keep it a secret,
for the trip is a lorn,' one and the sort
of fishing they have in view impos
sible to one who does not own a steam
"If you hear some chronic fisherman
telling next tall how lie caught a whale
of a fish say eighty feet long and
weighing no end of tons." said a fish
ing tackle man to a Tribune reporter
the ether day, "he careful how yon
call him a liar. It may he true."
"An eighty foot fish," exclaimed the
visitor. "No man could hope !o put
clown a story like that."
"Y'ot I have sold fishing tackle this
year to several men who hope to catch
, fish that size," he responded deliber
ately. "And I think they will be suc
cessful." "They must be going whaling."
"That's just it," fiaid the dealer.
"They own steam yachts, and they are
the iiulu-try seems secure.
The ohl-tinie whaleman started from
New F.edford in a bluft'-bowid old
sailer, and cruised in every ocean, es
teeming himself fortunate if he got
home again In two or three years. lie
fished with lowl.oats and harpoomd
his whales by hand, and the grim.
often tragic realities of the business
have been faithfully describe.! by Dana
and liullen. The present-day whalo-
Meamcr while she tries for ni. other.
The factory s-hip Is an Inclined wharf
running out under water, aril by
means of the luio bulk is gradually
hauled up aboe high tide. The ptl.v
in position, (he workmen begin to lleiise
the carcasM-l. v., to remove the blub
b( r. This Is a mass of fat several
Inches thick ljlng between the t-kln
and the lb-sh. Flensing with the ohl
tlme whalers was a most wasteful
process, because it had to be done at
sea, and much of the bluble r was
lost, In sides which the remainder "f
the carcass was discarded as worth
less. l',y lie new process every pound
of blubber Is saved, the whole opera
tion being performed on land and with
the most modem nppliauci s. As the
great squares, or "blar.l.els," of fat arc
removed, they are cut Into small' r
pieces by other men and packed Into
buckets on an inclined (levator which
runs to the top of the factory, where
the buckets unload automatically n:id
tin it contents pas. into a "mincer,"
which grinds up the fat, and 1t falls
into steam-packed tanks, where the oil
is render d out. In wha!.- ships this
was termed "trying out," ami the fur
nace on deck was fed wiih the scraps
of blubber which weiv thought to be
exhausted of oil. The whales are of
four specb s sulphur bottoms, hump
backs, finbacks and "st iehs." the latter
a Norwegian name for a sm:ill-s:;:i d
whale as yet unclassed locally. The
nitphur bottoms are the largest, some
times reaching ninety fe. t in length
and being worth i? I '' . The others
are smaller, in the order named, the
"sciehs" running from twenty-live t"
thirty-five fiet in hiiglh and figuring
about i?--''!!). Whale meat, especially
that of the "sciehs," is very juicy and
tender, like beefsteak, ami is freely
eatdi by the factory folk and others.
The first year the industry was started
there was n bad codilslevy along the
nearby coast, and as it relieved them
of the need of towing tie. carcasses to
sea the whalemen allowed all comers
to take what they wanted of t lie meat.
The result was that the lisherfolk
cnine in boats from far and n;ar and
took away loads of it, Avhlch they
salted down for their winter's use. To
people whose diit cftnsists almost en
tirely of codfish it was a welcome
variety, the more especially as cod was
scarce. Now. however, that the flesh
is turned to profit also, this advantage
The chrU: 'T.ai nmelcr, W.C; tier- IV
nioniMer. Ill; precipitation. .11; dirt--- fa Hf If X"
tloii of the wind, north; cloudy; vol- I M 7 Iff M
oclty of the wind. VI tuiUn; maximum j H J. A J,i i JL ,
t. .,,......,(.,. ., in !
tt inperature. M."
Fach clerk has an outline map of the
scrviitlon stations are noted on the Map j
with little circles. Fndei i.t .ith the lain
on winch the cork is working nr.'
maps (.ti which the o!ser a t ions for
previous d.iy.j have b.-eu ph.tt
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i . .ill .ln ft' '
in ri.A( r..
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"I trif.l Ay-r' Hir Vigor
stop my Irjir from falling.
half a rottlc cured ra;."
J. C. Cawtcr, HraiJuood, II
Aycr's Hair Vior '
certainly the most
nomical preparation c
kind on the marhct. v
little ofit goes a long way :
It doesn't take much o
it to stop falling of the
hair, make the h?irrmw
B7 IT ' ' ,
rJ and restore color orrav
5103 a toi!!e. All d.-orifj. ,
Clerk No. 1 putting down all t'.i"
data; ("oik No. 2 takes the tempi ra
tuj'e only, and before ih m xt te.npi ra
tui" is called lias calculated and pat
down the figures' ripnseiiting the
change from the previous observation
the di.'fen m e from the normal.
Clerk No. o is holding the barometer
ipa.lings. and noting the vaniUhe.is
from p.nvioua observations. ( lerk
No. 1 Is noting, with little wriggles of
red and blue pencil maiks, the presence
of clouds and their character. Clerk
No. is putting down figures in gross
on a blank for the Associated l'less,
which will notify every city of the
day's climatic conditions In every otlo i
About this time, the forecast othoial,
wlio sits sixth at the desk, begins to
scribble furiously n a pad. He press--
the first sheet wiih fervor Into thr
hand of a waiting printer, and the
craftsman shuiibs off to his case of
logotypes. The making of the night
fore, ast has begun.
I'.efrre nine o'clock the reader has
tumbled off h's fduol and announced
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CUTTISQ UP A WlIATiB AT A NEWFOUND
going to cruise for whales for the fun
of it The tackle I sold them consist
4 of harpoon guns and fathoms of
"Do you mean to say that they are
going on a whaling cruise to the Arc
tic?" exclaimed the visitor. "Why,
man. that takes years."
"Who said anything about the Arc-
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At jui i. iii .uii:ii p':"iiv T')fl.
iM'n l ui wo tl"il.ir nr.il c w i.i'cV ('
JOU A lioti In. .c Mir"? a l: ! jrl m eniii"
of yo'jr merest ex;n'- ni;..-'!. At.nr. ,!4
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r.ds fcr Unlcn Metallic
Cat-trie! 03. It c'.so ctanda
fcr uniform cicctlrg end u:ii
Ask ycur dealer fcr U.LjT.C.
ARROV and KITRO C. "B
Smckclccs Shct Shells. "
The Union Aetaliic
vture Guarenlced in t very Case Treated
NATIONAL CANCKR .MfcU.CiNK C0..1i'A.V
Au.'loll lluiiihiur. Ailantu, ;i.
TUANSLAT1NG WEATTIEIl KEroilTS UECElVEl)
: li y ...
IX CirilEK. AND C1IAUTTXCJ THEM OX .MAPS.
man starts out every morning after
breakfast in a speedy little steamer.
cruises about the inner banks, and Is
home again by nightfall with a fish
or two Avhich he has killed with a
bomb fired from a small cannon on
the ship's bow. There is no risk or
romance about the pursuit now; no
angry whale splintering a boat with
a blow of its flukes; no excitement of
the chase, no towing of boats for miles.
Everything is reduced down to a sys
tematic basis, and the whaling skipper
wears a uniform and smokes choice
The steamer and the factory are the
features of the new enterprise winch
ensure its success. The ship chases
the whales, and when near enough
fires a shot at one. The projectile is
harpoon-shaped, pierces the whale's
side and explodes within, the com
position it contains tearing the animal's
no longer exists, but the visitor to the
factory can always count on a whale
steak as a tidbit if he is desirous of
making new experiments in gastron
omy. Xcw York Tribune.
, r . : rjv rt . m?w:ms
UKMOVINtS A WHALE'S ELUlUiEU.
tic? They will sail up to the New
foundland coast, where the water is
fall of whales. They are so plenty that
whale oil factories have bien started
iu live places along tli coast, and it
intestines in pieces and killing it al
most instantly. The gas generated in
tills, process helps to float the fish,
which is then towed to land, or, if the
herd Is still near, is towed after the
Will It Rain or
That Way : ha VVaathcr Fcr:caU
is Made at the We the.- Dureeu
in Wash ngtcn. .'
T was an evening session.
The matter in hand was to
give to the United States,
in its morning papers, a
hint of t!n probable wea
ther conditions of the en
suing day. The means were some
smudged sluets of telegraph manifold.
plus the sum of the experience of the
United States Weather Iiuroau.
At five minutes before eight, morn
ing and evening telegraph circuits are
made up covering the United States
and extending into ( annda, so that
there shall be, as far as conditions may
allow, simultaneous transmission of
the reports of about one hundred and
fifty weather observtrs to the Weather
I'.ureau in Washington.
I?y the first quarter after eight, mes
sages have begun to come into the
telegraph-room of the Weather I'.un an
that read, for example, like this. "Ta
feta lushberg leak baggy." At S.I'.O
exactly, five clerks are at a high desk
which describes three sides of a paral
lelogram, and a sixth clerk perched
at a separate high desk begins to drone
figures and abbrovialidis with wonder
ful rapidity and continuity.
"Ximedoo third four teen rain north
cloud," he says, and the dirks on the
Inside of the "hollow square" make
the final translation thus:
The telegraph: "iafeta lushberg
The reader: "Ninedoo thirdfour tccn-
J north cloud twtlfordy."
that the reports are all in. The fore
caster stands before the combined map
and delivers his dictum to Clerk Xo. 1,
who is writing it out for the printer.
Lines isotherm and lines isobar are
racked to give up the secret of the
weather for the next twenty-four
hours. This is latter (lay necromancy
for the benefit of some seventy millions
of people who will read the prophecy
to-morrow for overcoat and umbrella
The clock ticks second by second
toward that time when the forecaster
must say what the weather for the
next twenty-four hours will be. Sec
tion by section he goes over the coun
try and apportions to each its in ad of
prophecy, while the logographs click
in the printer's stick in the corner,
crystallizing diviniation into news. At
ten the forecast in all its subdivisions
Is complete, and by eleven o- shortly
"For months I had crat tmnblo wtth my"1
mm u.;a a; i kipum or tucnu'iiiu. Jilv t.i
Imen a. tuullv is grfti a eru, mv lr..-i
o bail odor. Tw w.)rk tun a friui.d
vu!.;ri-i,i will. ltT llalEtf tll.ilU 1 1 1 ;
fheorfuily uny tliul tuny h:ivs rDtiriy .. ufKi...
nirir.iiru in iiiu Kiniw u,HC I 8l:.l r-'.'O rf uu
tliem toanr e mirBriiiK frun such tr'inli!.' '
VV CAN DY C ATMARTkJi f
Plent. Pulntahte, Pntnt. Taste Ooort. PoHofid,
Hrr Sir-lien, Wcakfln or(.rlpH. luc. 23c, 60.-. Npver
ol.l in bulk. The fnuine tohlct stumped C C (J.
(juarantocj to euro or your Kiou.-y buck.
Sterling Remedy Co., Chicaco or N.Y. 598
AaHulsalz, ten mum mt
Poor man! He can't help 1
He gets bilious. . He needs f
gootf liver pill Ayer's Pill:
They act directly on the liver!
Want your moustache or beard
a beautiful brown or rich black? Use
FIFTY CT. OP rKTO'W R P. JIM T. k rrt.. . v tt.
The Effervescent J
m u f nspmM$mxm:
measir:x:j t'ik heat r.crEivnr. fkom
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rXSiW uiiiuusuebp, coil
I'M'd by ahum lean T.IH.T r
riiysloians Biiico 1H. CI Jay Street. Xew
S II NERVOUS HEADAliHSS. i
10, 25 niul .10c at DniKitorcfc.
tliere;ilti r the Associated Tress has i
sent (ut a nineast oi xv.v weather for
the fiillowii! twenty-four or mure
hours from the iirinted slip furnished
by the bureau, and from which slip,
printed mid made permanent nt 10.15
o'clock on the uijtht 1h fore, the nation
pets its day's weather wisdom. Har
with Mcu-p's rnivcr-al I. us Hram.Uf-riliii-
!'ar, SliiinlranoniiM Hpi Works an.i H a-
lJc;ick-Kiru VarlaMe K. e.l Works un- uitcx
rJi'fllrrl Tor AoerjtArv, ii.vpi.icty, n' SAUii t
twITV AND EASE K OPEHATIdX. WritP fur full
(it'scriiitivp ein-idiirx. XanuTaetiire.t bv fh l
i 111 n. inn viniu' 'iinittHUM doA.,jit- LiiJ-wwU
The Investment In the Gaverurce-f
:riating office is ?2,42lUK)0.
mil e v f
Removf all swelling in 8 to :o
davs; eilects n permanent eurs
in J3 to to d.iys. TriaHretrr'.ent
't'vf'4 -iV Wr-te tt. H. H. Greer's Sor..
1". .5 . Enpr.islis . Ccx R Al:an:a.
nCIv the name of this papr wberv
wri'.in; iq aCv&rllber-tAt. 20, 'CiJ-