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A GREAT STRUCTDEE.
It Spans the Harlom Rlvor at Now
Completion of the New York pen.
and an Immense Steel
One of the most remarkable feats of
enirineering on record is lust com
pleted, and tho passenger entering
Xew York from the north novr rides
over one of the grandest examples of
steel railway construction yet aceonr
pllshed in this age of marvelous results
in that direction.
Going south, at One Hundred and
Forty-ninth street, the tracks of the
New York Central begiu to rise grndu
ally, and at One Hundred and Thlrty
Fif th street they cross the Hurlem rivor
on the new four-track steel draw
bridged at an elevation of 84 feet above
This massivo structure is remarkable
in being the first four-track draw
bridge ever constructed, and is the
through; all tugs, canal boats, barges,
etc., will have ample room to go under
tho bridge while it is olosed.
The Harlem river, having been de
clared by congress a ship canal, the sec
retary of war has Issued orders that all
tugs and barges shall joint their smoke
stacks and flag-poles, to enable them
to pass under the bridge while it is
closed. He has also ordered that the
bridge shall not be opened between tb
hours of seven and ten o'clock in tb
morning, and four and seven in th
afternoon, except for police, fire or gov
ernment vessels, the hours named cov
ering the great business traffic in and
out of ithe city, the important through
trains as well as the principal suburban
trains arriving nnd departing during
those hours. This will avoid delays,
which have been, at times, very annoy
ing, and permit of mueh faster service
than could have been maintained under
the old arrangements; and, as speed is
ono of the prlnoipal factors in travel in
this age, this feature will prove an im
Quite a number of the great improve
ments which have recently been mnde
In the northern part of the city can bo
seen from the trains as they pass over
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END VIEW OP THE NEW YORK CENTRAL'S NEW FOUR-TItACK STEEL
DIlAW-nitlDDE OVEIt THE 1IARL.E11 RIVER AT ONE HUNDRED
AND THIRTY-FIFTH STREET. GREATER NEW YORK, THE
LARQ EST STRUCTURE OF ITS KIND IN THE WORLD.
largest bridge of the kind In the world.
It Is 400 feet long nnd weighs 2.500 tons.
The draw-bridge is S3 feet 6 Inches wide,
from center to center of outside trusses,
nnd N rnrrled on three very henvv
trussis. j;etv.t n the ccntr.i' ni1 cn u
of the to s dt M usfces is a clear spiue of
L'G feet, which ptrmiU the passage of
tuo sets of douhlo tracks. Tho lloor is
iorrugnt''tl. mid tin- rai'sate liolteil to it
on steel tie pl-itcs 'I he truss, s of the
draw-bridge spaa are Ct feet Ingh in
the center and i feet IurIi at ohcIi nil
At the hightst part of thesw triisef, is
f,ltuuted the engine house, which con
tains two oscillating double-cylinder
engines, which turn the draw and can
be worked together or separately, so
that if one should break down at any
time, the other can do thou ork.
From One Hundred and Thirty
eighth street south the four new tracks
run oer the steel viaduct to One Hun
dred and Tenth street, and thence by
the stone viaduct to One Hundred anil
Sixth street, where they strike the level
of the present four-track line.
The work of building this mnsiive
structure, which is here illustrated,
the now viaduct, Among them are
Grant's tomb, St. Luke's hospital and
the buildings of Barnard college and
Columbia college, on Morningslde
Helmuts, and very soon the errand struc
ture of the Lathedial of st Joh i 'h M.
lne will bo obsuvid. I ortlu r jottli,
and on the west Mdo of the Harlem
river, the now famous speedway is un
der (onslruction nnd npproiiLhtng
C)ui !eti .1; the magnificent Hijrt.
bridge, Washington bridge. McComh's
dam bridge aid the vmduct leading tj
it from the noi ill nr- ncrks of art a-,
well ns of great utility, under w hich the
trains pass, und on the right may be
seen the buildings of the University of
the City of New York. Webb's Sailors'
home, and hundreds of other new build
ings of less importance. North of the
Harlem river, on the Harlem division, is
Bronx park, which is to contain the
great botanical gardens nnd zoological
gardens of Greater New York, and with
in a few years this portion of the city
will ofTer attractions which will be un
surpassed iu their character by any
city in the world.
Greater New York, which is 19 milps
HOW TO GAIN VITAL FORCE
A Strong, Healthy Organization the first
Essential to SaooeM.
Dr, Augusta Brown-GIrard recently
gave a talk on the bubjoct: "How Shall
We Gain Vital Force?" in which bho
"The object of very person's exist
ence is the unfolding and perfection of
his own individuality nnd tho improve
ment of the race. A utrong, healthy or
ganisation is the first essential to suc
cess; intelligence, beauty, amiability,
nnd, indeed, there can be no condition
that ill health will not undermine.
"Neither wealth, position, honor nor
opportunity can compensate for the nb
sence of a well-balanced, healthful con
dition of body and mind. It is of the
greatest consequence that every person
should have some knowledge of the
chemistry, the anatomy nnd physiology
of his own organization. Self-knowledge
must include the body as well aa
"In a body that is not well balanced
the mind toon becomes feeble and is
often lost. In the organization of man
the mind depends ns much upon the
body ns the body upon the mind.
"With every thought, emotion, ef
fort, we expend a certain amount of
vltttl force, consequently while awake
wc are constantly using up this energy;
while asleep or in a passive stato vtcn.ro
left to nature's own law of action, con
sequently, and it is a natural law, while
in a normal condition the nerves attract
and draw vital force and are constantly
accumulating around their nerve cen
ters this vltul energy. We nre vitalized,
refreshed, during Bloep; then while
asleep or in a passive state we are re
serving what Is already accumulated.
"Many persons cannot sleep during
the day. They should lie down in a per
fectly passive state, withdrawing the
mind from all outslcfo external carat
and interests. Mako the mind a blank
as much as possiblo, and in this state
one may accumulate nervous strength
nearly as rapidly as in sleep. Dismiss
nil contending thoughts and give up the
whole being to be acted upon by na
ture's law simply rest absolutely.
"We must practice self-control; learn,
to stop exertion just short of fatigue.
Nothing is gained by overtaxing and de
"A well-managed, judicious practico
of exercise and rest of body and mind
will soon improve the most debilitated.
The faculties and functions of the hu
man organization are numerous nnd
varied, and to be healthy it must be ex
"All around us are people who aro
I not real'- Mck but who arr V-V
It, -trcnirth aui' if ieral lit il'b Jt
niifhv be giai . in sttength if ihey
uould go to work in i rues', with . di
terminntinn and will to get dl lv
oliejiug -imple laws of 1 ature I'licre
ure thousands of umbitiuui prople who
see thiir caHtles fide oik aftur iiuithi r
foi the want of vital t 'if biau and
nerve power to carry out their designs.
If one has mndo up his mind to rise to
his highest possibilities in health he
may do it by following out faithfully
11 few hygienic laws. His first effort it
to increase vitality. There are many
and different ways to do this. Nature
constantly generates this force in every
individual to n greater or less degree.
If we are careful not to expend more
force than we gonerate daily we will ac
cumulate. "We must not overtax, smoke, chew
nor take stimulants. Get right down
to bedrock nutrition; be very tempeiato
in eating and drinking, taking only the
most nutrition and easily-digested
food; keep the mind hopeful nnd serene
tinder nil circumstances. Few ieople
iilize how much force is expended in
frivolities "--J Y. Tribune,
THE GENERAL MARKETS.
BIDE VIEW OF THE NEW FOUR-TRACK STEEL DRAW-BRIDGE OVER
THE HARLEM RIVER.
began September 1, 1803, aud hus con
tinued without cessation until now, and
will cost when completed considerably
more than $3,000,000. The completion
of the new work will permit the open
ing of all cross streets under the rail
way and so permit a peitectly free
passage for street traffic.
One Hundred nnd Thirty-eighth
ctreet, which has become n greot thor
oughfare, will be entirely free, as the
trains which heretofore crossed it at
grade will pass over it at tin elevation
that will allow street cars nnd all traf
fic perfect froedom. At One Hundred
nnd Twenty-fifth street the tracks will
cross the street 14 feet above tho level
of the street, and at this point a mag
niflceut passenger station is to be built,
extending from One Hundred and
Twenty-fifth to One Hundred and
Tweuty-sixth street, under the four
This improvement will be of Immense
value to the entire slate In fact, to the
whole country ns the bridge, being so
high above the water, will never have to
be opened except when large steamers
or vessels with masts are to pass
wide by 35 miles long, certainly offers to
ti'e tourist and seeker after knowledge
or pleasure, more Inducements thnn any
other Anierhrnn city, and few cities In
Europe can equal it.
A Safe Rule.
Bad Boy Whut ye talkln' 'bout me
goin' to the bad place fer? Our preach
er says there is one, but Johnny Stngg's
preacher an' lots of other preachers
says there nln't. Guess they know
'bout ns well as our preneher does.
His .Mother (with decision) My son,
whenever a preacher says anything that
bad boys like to hear, you can jest make
up your mind it ain't true. N. Y,
"Why did that rude-looking train boy
bite the quarter 1 gave himV"
"He's uu ex-cowboy from Texas,
ma'am, and they frequently bite tho
dust out there." Cleveland Plain
More thnn one-third of the people
in this country live In. cities, and more
than(hulf the doctors are there, too.
CATTLE Rest beeves.
nOOS Choice to heavy.
WIIEAT-No. 2 red
No. 2 hard
CORN-No. 2 mixed.
OATS-No. 2 mixed
FLOUR Patent, per sack
HAY Choice timothy
CHEESE Full cream
CATTLE Nathro and shipping
SHEEP Fair to choice.
WnEAT-No. 2 red
CORN No. 2 mixed
OATS No. 2 mixed
LARD Western mess
CATTLE Common to prime. . .
HOOS Packing and shipping..
SHEEP Fair to choice
FLOUR Winter wheat.
WHEAT No. 2 red.
OATS No. 2.
RYE S ...
CATTLE Native Steers
HOGS Good to Choice
WIIEAT-No. 2 red
Mo.. Feb. 15.
3 65 5 00
350 5 00
3 00 410
3 10 3 40
3 0J 4 40
3 10 3 25
3 62(4 3 67W
7 to 8 10
4 10 5 25
3 10 3 55
2 60 4 10
3 70 3 72K
4 60 4 80
3 70 4 10
81.00 FOR 14 CENTS.
Millions now plant Salzer's seeds,
but millions more should; hence offer;
1 pkg. Bismarck Cucumbers 15c
1 pkg. Hound Globe Beet 10c
1 pkg. Karliest Carrot 10c
1 pkg. Kaiser Wilhelm Lettuce 15c
1 pkg. Earliest Melon 10c
1 pkg. Giant Yellow Onion 15c
1 pkg. 14-Day Radish 10c
3 pkgs. Brilliant Flower Seeds 15c
Now all of above 10 packages, in
cluding our mammoth plant and seed
catalogue, are mailed you free upon
receipt of about 14 cents' postage.
25 pkgs. Earliest Vegetable Seed. .31.00
21 Brijliant Blooming Plants $1.00
John A. Salzcr Seed Co., La Crosse,
Wis. ' Ik
Mrs. Crimsonbeak (as her husband comes
in late at night) "What does the clock Ray,
John?" Mr. Crimsonbeak (with difficulty)
"Nothing, madam, nothing. It's got sense
enough to say nothing." Yonkcrs States
.nan. The Siinrtan Virtue, Fortitude,
Is severely taxed by dyspepsia. "Hut "good
digestion will wait on appetite, and health on
both," when Hostetter's Stomach Hitters is
resorted to by the victim of indigestion.
Heartburn, flatulence, biliousness vvillccase
tormenting tliegaetric region and liver if this
genial family corrective meets with the fair
trial that a sterling remedy deserves. Use it
regularly, not spasmodically now and then.
It conquers malarial, kidney, nervous and
"Hit's cur'uB tcr mc," said Uncle Eben,
"ter hyuli how folks will 'buse er gossip be
hin' her back, an' tcr see how glad dey acks
w'en she comes 'roun' ter tell de news."
No-To-Tluc for Fifty Cents.
Over 400,000curci. Why notlctXo-To-Bac
regulate or remove your dcsiie for tobacco?
Saves money, makes health and manhood.
Cure guaranteed, 50c and $1.00, all druggists.
Many a boy's first step towards the peni
tentiary was being irregular at school.
Fits stopped free and permanently cured.
No fits after first day's use of Dr. Kline's
Great Nerve Hcstorer. Free 52 trial bottle &
treatise. Dr. Kline, 033 Arch st., l'hila., l'a.
When a boy comes home from collese ond
doesn't near glaspcs, it is a pretty good sign
that he has considerable horse sense. Wash
Any ache, from toothache to backache,
St. Jacobs Oil will cure.
Let a lot of men get together, and it is
remarkable how soon they will go to talk
:ng about good things to eat.
I can recommend l'iso's Cure for Con
sumption to sufferers from Asthma. E. D.
Townsend, Ft. Howard, Wis., May 4, '04.
First Burglar "Hist! Here comes the
janitor!" Second Burglar "Well, we wiped
our feet, didn't we?" Detroit Journal.
1 I t 1 1 .'d -i.i Q
1 i' iln- Uil ml! cure 11
3 HBO 9
USmm Tht papai arc Mi
of deaths ram
the heart fails to act
when a nun dies,
but "Heart Failure,'' so eaficd, nine
times out of ten is caused by Uric
Acid in the blood which the Kidneys
fail to remove, and which corrodes
the heart until It becomes unable to
perform its functions.
Health Officers in many cities very,
properly refuse to accept " Heart FaiP'
ure," as a cause of death. It is fre
quently a sign of ignorance in the
physician, or may be given to cover
up the real cause.
A Medicine with 20 Years of
J . . Success behind it . . J
will remove the poisonous Uric Add 2
i by putting the Kidneys in a healiby 8
condition so that they will naturally
J eliminate it. $
JQTMnTER OF CENTURY OI-p;
(HFflP tllATrnniinfiC Not affected
No RUST nor ItATTMt. ?' ''"fT'flT
Water Proof hlieatblnir of in mtril.tb
MAPS OB PLAYING CARDS.
Send 15 cts. ia postage
to the undersigned and
you will reeeivo either
a splendidly mounted,
map of the United Statps,
nr a pack of best quality
L. W. WAKELEY, Gen. Pass. Act.
"Burlington Route." Bt, Louis, Ma
CnittlTA IU Accnts and traveling salesmen wanted
rUUniHinto kjh perfect Fountain Pens forSX
DCUC eenU. 111ft profit. Almost CTerjbodr
ILNo trays them. New goods. Big. quick
pnn teller. Price suits these times. Most
FOR anr one can male 10O per month
sure, and more. BaninlebTMiIl, 30c
Wli.,,1. A. LKVIJ.(,TON,
bCllISi Ml Wtiltncr Building, Kansas Cltr.Moc
SXWTHANB,TYrtWillTHB. WOMEtPIIQ, fc
fhonmrM I.1.JM Km iTMtiriK-(s
oi tro ihd,ii Q i;uu'"zu.
"Do j 1 u lil e I hage' '"Well, Inevcreit
it, but I stnoLe it srimctunes." L'hi agi 1
Kicc 1 u
When bi'mui. it -osiie cat a Cascnret,
andy (.ithaiiK. -mf ? lr.miecd I0,2f
It comes as lutiu.d tu u woman lo iviioiV
dry goods as it docs to a man to swear.
Made worse hy cold. Neuralgia needs
St. Jacobs Oil to cure. It cures.
Every man thinhs ho never was as foolish
cs the boys he sees around him.
trend. .ml Free Vr II II. f.lUtV3 ..At(i,Ua.
SOB BW Bf. a f im.tA it-..- . l.rfll
Cored. DR.J.L. STEPHENS, LKB AN V,Ulo
USE NO OTHER THAN YUCATAN,
A. N. K.-D
WIIK.V tVRITI.XJ Tit AltVKRTISKKS P1.KA3K
tuto thut xu iav the AdvLrtlscmcMt iu tbls
A r OR Uqj''S gf
Stick to the Directions,
if you want to get the most good out of
Pearline. Otherwise, you'll be putting-
in too much, and wasting the Pearline,
and calling it expensive. Or you
won't put in enough, and so you
won't get as much help from it as
you expected, and you'll have to
do more work. Directions on
every package for hot and cold
water washing, with and without
boiling. These simple, easy directions
have revolutionized the work of washing.
REASONS FOR USING
Walter Baker & Co.'sf
Because it is absolutely pure.
Because it is not made by the so-called Dutch Process in x; .1
which chemicals are used.
Because beans of the finest quality arc used.
Because it is made by a method which preserves unimpaired r
the exquisite natural liavor and odor ot the beans.
Because it is the most aconomical, costing less than one cent .
Be sure that you (ret the ffenulna article made by WALTER
BAKER & CO. Ltd., Dorchester, Mast. Established 1780.
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