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Wholesale Dealer and Imfrcrtor of
Wines and Liquors
Kilt; id 1618 Third At
(Successor to Ii. WEN'DT,) .
Merchant -:- Tailor,
119 Eighteenth Street.
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siuiwil the Host.
C. eating aiul Repairing Tone.
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Washes everything from a fine
eilk handkerchief to a circus
tent; Lace curtains a specialty.
No. 1724 THIRD AVE
A. M. & L. J. PARKER,
Telephone So. 1214
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DVv'ARP AMEItlCAXS. i
THE F.EMAIS OF A RACE OF LILLI
In Fntrrn Teniicssco Have Been round
Craves and Skeletons of an Almost For
gotten Fet.ple A Legend That Deal
TTlth the M exlcan Astecs. i
The Smit'mSniAn inrK-nf4nn v
.wwiMmmwit UIH 1 1 1 1 -
dertaien a peculiar work ia this locality.
Those oeonlii'nf tVio ttim-w -v, v..
t ..V.M W4.UWVCnm
lensrthv visits tn w. vm- l4.
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Knows tut ist TenneBSfift har-a oWoo
been lmTjreiaed with tha
toeanty of tie mountains, the simplicity
uvi ouperei iwon or tne innabitants and
me general air or sleepy mysterionsness
stUTOTindinir everrthino' - . lot
these people -where they wonld most ex-
i una a race or awarta or giants
r"" v"u 'y ue, -in east iennes
see.n 1 And recent f)pvlAnTnoTto
hear them out, for in the last few years
ine remains or people less than three
feet in height have heen diwnvorofl 1t
On the eastern alone of one of Mia
peats of the Great SmoVv
where the first rays of the morning sun
uiniie, is n ancient tmrying ground, and
such another burying place could not be
found, though the world be searched, for
not one gra ve is more than three feet long.
ine torn be are two feet beneath the sur
face and .re formed of cement and flat
stones, and have defied the ravages of
time to cause them to bo destrovpd.
Most of thoso examined contained a vase,
a few beat s and a human skeleton, which
Was never more than 06 inches long and
Was that of a full grown ierson.
The natives have a beautiful legend of
the place and say nono wera interred
nere except Indian children, while natu
ralists claim the skulls to have reached
their full growth.
L.nt th ? most interesting account is
thjjt of t -:e Tv'd r.:o:i who held that coun
try whon first pottled by whites. They
claim th.it when they came to tint sec
tion of cc nntry it'w.is peopled by a race
of small, fierce mc:i, with red hair; that
these dwarfs waged -a lf.u;r and bloody
warwitl. the Indians,, U;t were finally
all killed; that this bnryir- jyound was
used lout: bef c ,re thi y came into the coun
try, ami that tlu-..;e killed in the war
were ne er bv.rk-il.
Iu Fen parts cf tlio adjacent moun
tain:;, hi.;h up on tli" cliffs, are to be seen
rude i!r; -.vin-s of combats between fully
grown n.en a:t a number of dwarfs. On
life : ' v
of i j'jmperstitirms of the east
earo, ir Ls diiiicult tu reach this
;ry, and nliiosl a.s much as
mountainous distriet of :iv of
iT'- rr.tc?, i:i a bend rf oiie of
' .'v:i.-tirn:;t?:t r. -natural
"."a to rii: ; arroimuisg iuh.-ibit-h.'ih
-i F rt." f-i-.rroand-v! on
perp-jir. ae alar ciii'.':;, at
Wirieh flows tho river.
d w p. the only vray of approach
is I y asceniiin.!? a Ktifl declivitv from tho
open bide, near the summit of which ara
still to he seen traces of an ancient em
bankment, almost obliterated by time.
W ithin the space inclosed by the river
and embankment have been found a
great many stone and flint implements
of Incian Warfare ;and a; few bronze
axes. There are also a number of tombs,
formed of largo flat stones, containing
nothing but dust and dirt at the present.
In tl e time of the early settlers the
native Indians had a tradition of a great
battle having been fought at this place
years previous to , their own time, in
which an entire race was exterminated.
The legend is: The exterminated race,
who were called "Worshipers of the
Sun," had been gradually driven south
ward from the far north by the Indians.
Before reaching the "Great river" (the
Ohio) they separated into'two divisions,
one going to the southwest, the other go
ing directly south. WTiat became of tho
first part is not told in the legend.
After innumerable battles the fleeing
race made a final stand at Indian Fort,
and t fter a siege of many months, dur
ing which timo the besieged subsisted on
provisions. ' previously gathered, they
were conquered, and every man, woman
and child was killed. The legend 6ays
these people came from the vicinity of
the g-eat lakes, and the few bronze im
plements discovered seem to give some
truth to that part of the story.
It is supposed that these people were
the a icestors of the Mexican Aztecs, and
that that portion which escaped when the
tribe divided wandered toward the south
west and entered Mexico from the north.
At tl e time of the conquest of Mexico by
Cortez the Aztecs claimed that they
came from the north, and sun worship
was the national religion.
Tc investigate these relics of a depart
ed race the Smithsonian officials sent
Professor Snow and a corps of assistants
to tl e scene. Tennessee Cor. St Louis
Proi unciation of Words Ending In "A tor."
Tliere never has been any general rulij
as to nouns ending in "ator." In Scot-'
land the mode differed from the .English
rule in more usually throwing the ac
cent back. Was it not Erskine who in
his earlier days, having spoken of a cu
rate r, making the word a dactyl, was
interrupted by the judge before whom
he was pleading with " 'Cura-tor, if,
you please, Mr. Erskine: a Latin word'
wit i a long penult!" "Thank you, my
lore.,'' was his ready retort, "for your
cor-ection. I bow to the authority of
so t istinguished a 'sena-tor' and ora-tor'
as your lordship." London Spectator. .!,
About Tutting the Finger Ji'uils.
There are several well known iBayings
with regard to the paring of the- finger,
nails, and among them are the following:
"Cut them on Monday, cut them for
hetlth; cut them on Tuesday, cut them
for wealth; cut them on Wednesday, cut
them for a letter; cut them onThurs-,
da-1', for something better; cut them on'
Fr day, you cut for a wife; cut them ono
ba nrday, cut pr long file; cut tnem.on
Suaday, you cut them for evil; for all of
thnt week yonH be ruled by the devfl."
ij 'nuadeipaia tLunea,..
TIIE ARGUS, TUESDAY. JULY 25. 1HU8.
. . K'T carson in its prime.
It Had Seven Thonsand Husfllng Citizens
Where Now but a Hundred Remain.
"In 1 $70 yon might have traveled 1,000
wiles and not have found as lively a town
as Kit Carson, Colo.," said Station Agent
Billy Dunaway the other day as the Kan
Bas Pacific train lingered before the eta1-"
tion house at the now quiet little town
on Big Sandy creek in "eastern Colorado!
"This was then the terminus of the Den
ver line of the Union Pacific, and you
can just bet the camp was a hummer.
There were over 7.000 neocle here, and a
gayer crowd you never saw. The popu-T
lation was made np of railroad men,
cowboys, mule skinners, gamblers and a
preacher. ; ' ' ' f
"The latter was sometimes lonely, hut
the 6,909 other people in camp were fair
ly sociable and managed to have a mod
erately good time, and everything ran
ide open, end in the palmiest days of
the camp there were 47 saloons, 7 dance
halls, 2 theaters and all the other things
necessary to the lubrication of existence
in the gay and bounding west. For two
years things were redhot, with fights,
shooting matches and lynching bees near
ly every night.
"Some of the old time engineers who
were jerking steam over the line then
say a regular daily news item in railway
circles for awhile was to the effect that
a man or two had been hung the night
before to tho bridge on the J-.ndy. The
lynching of a man for muf ler was an
unusual event, but dire vengeance was
wreaked on the petty burglar, hore
thief or other unprincipled offender who
did not have the nerve to shoot, but
sneaked around after dark to do his ne
farious work. When dealing faro, tho
gamblers preserved peace and quietude
in tho game by wearing two 6-shootcrs
silently swinging from their belts, and
when in a game of 'stud' the pack was
always secured from being blown away
by one of ihci samo free moral agents.
Somo stiff ,,;mes were played in jthoso
days, and wht.i a cowboy camo "in off
the rouu.Inp, or when the freighters
camo in from a long trip off to IJexicc
and Arizona, or pay day on the line
came ah ing, money was Ftackc-d a foot
high on the cloth.
"Aftr the camp had been running in
this way for two years the road was put
on through to Denver, and tho crowd
followed. Where once you could see
over 7,000 people there are now a hun
dred or fo, and cll that remains of the
former glory of this namesake of old
Kit Carson is the nameless barnyard
you see up there on the bill, a lot of
broken beer bottles and desertion."
A lM.sturber at Rt iicursal.
Julir.fi Eichbcrg writes: "At the occa
sion of a musical festival in Diuscldorf
I witnessed a scene that produced gen
eral and not unjustifiable excitement
among those present. It was at the last
rehearsal cf Deethoven's ninth or choral
symphony, and the rreat hail was filled
with people from near and far anxious
to hear the then but little known work.
While the orchestra played the first
movement we noticed a dark bearded,
spectacled, middle aged man in the au
dience, who had a score before him and
was gesticulating wildly, being evident
ly very much dissatisfied with the per
formance. Suddenly he arose, advanced
toward the orchestra and began to shout:
" 'This is all wrong. It was not thus
that my immortal friend, Beethoven,
wanted his masterpiece to be played
Yon ought to play it much slower, and
in this way.' He began to beat time vig
orously to the astonished musicians, en
tirely ignoring Mendelssohn, who con
ducted the symphony. At this moment
several people forcibly ejected the dis
turber from the hall. The man was the
well known Professor Anton Schindler,
Beethoven's constant friend during the
last years of his life and the author of a
'Biography of the Master. "Boston
Mr. Simson writes thus: "I consider
that exposure to a leopard on foot, with
due precaution and a proper weapon, is
only a fair Fporting risk, and accidents
mnst hapien occasionally." ' Mr. Sim
eon is certainly entitled to speak. Ho
shot many leopards on foot; he was
twice badly wounded by a leopard, but
on one of these occasions a third leopard
unexpectedly attacked him from behind,
when he had already killed two others
in the same patch of grass jungle.
Mr. Simson mentions that an old
French gentleman whom he knew used
to go about hunting for leopards with a
nondescript sort of dog, half pariah and
half spaniel. "When the dog smclled a
leopard, he would cock Ids ears and point
out from a respectful distance where the
leopard lay." The Frenchman kept on
peeping and peering about, wholly re
gardless of anything the leopard might
do in the way of attack, till he could
sight , the animal. He then killed him
almost to a certainty with a single shot."
Helping on a Good Cause.
Philanthropist I am exerting myself
in behalf of a worthy object, and my
first thought was to come to you for as
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willing to assist by tongue or pen.
Philanthropist We would be pleased
to have you use your pen in our aid.-
Scribe (flattered) My services are at
your command. - '
Philanthropists-Thank you, sir. Now
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Scribe (in changed tone) Oh! Lon
don Tit-Bits. ,r '.
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v - Wearing the' Hair. In Japan.
Japane.se men and women in their
own country ere distinguished chiefly by
their hair. ' The men shave the crown of
the head, while the women not only al
low all their own hair to grow, but fre
quently add to it by purchase. The hair
is usually twisted and coiled in the most
fantastic way. The higher a woman's
rank the more elaborate ii her coiffure,
Cincinnati Enquirer. : ;
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, I To tle'Yc'.rus Fair.'-' t
Save time am! tivriiil tli-f-r-i-1 ! n !
the city 1j.- l.uving tickets mer the
Great Rock. Island Koute" and ston
off at Englewood, near the World's
fairjrate.- - '
lectric-lino from the "Rock Isl-f
11 depot direct to the gate. Time,
10 minutes. Fare 5 cents. You can
check your barare to EnHewoocH
"'u nouoie anti save expense,
as Enyjlewood is in the great subur
ban hotel district near the fair, and
you can have your baggage 0nt to
your quarters at once.
Remember, the Chicago. Rock Isl
and & Pacific is the World's fair line
for reasons given above.'
' ' ;- ; ' John Sebastian, !
' " Gen. Tkt. and Pass. Affent.
An Kasy Way to Keep Inserts OfT Trees.
To trap various insects in. the open
air, half fill wide necked bottles with
sirup or sweetened water, adding enough
arsenic to make the liquid poisonous.
After a rainstorm the bottles should be
emptied and refilled, as bt fore r u nrioncd.
Hang tho lottle on the branches of the
trees and among the bushes, etc. This
is a ready and simple method of trapping
all insects that prey on sweets, conse
quently keeping the trees free from many
noxious pests that prey annually on shade
and fnai: trea.--Ccr." Brooklyn Earfe.
ltelter Late Than Never!
'Don't put. off until tomorrow what
can and should be done today," is
wise. If you have never used Sozo
dont for your teeth, make a bee-line
for the druggist and get a bottle and
begin to use it st once. "Verb,
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Caatoria cores Constipation and FlatnleTicy.
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