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MIRACLE OF CORS TRUCTION.
Onrt Railroad In Para Coat *S 11,694 »•* Mila—Ob.ta.l«* That Had to Bo Overcome. The two American» who construct ed the Qroyo road, Messrs. Melggs and Thorndike, were considered nearly crazy when they proposed It, says the World's Work. It was necessary to carry the road bed for miles through galleries cut In the solid face of the rock, and the workmen engaged In fitting the gal leries were In many i s lowered In cages from the cliffs above. More than 60 tunnels had to be cut In the course of construction, one the famous Galera tunnel, one and one-half miles In length, tbe highest engineering project of Its kind on earth. It is on this road that the signal achievement of constructing a lofty stf el bridge connecting two tunnels was ac complished. In building this bridge, which spans a crevice 575 feet wide and hundreds of feet deep. It was necessary to lower all material from the top of the cliffs by wire cables. The whole stupendous task was made possible only by the liberal use of the "V switch" or "switchback." In one Instance of the Peruvian railroad It was found neces sary to construct a switchback In the fide of the mountain, the train heading in on the lower level and backing out through an upper tunnel almost exact ly above. The cost of thé Oroya rail road, when completed, was $43,000,000, or $311,594 a mile, making it one of the most costly roads in the world. PUZZLES THE WISEST ME*. Whf the Intestin«»« D« Not DI«Mt Th*m««lv*> Is a Pvoblsm—Con clusions of Ono Scientist. The digestive tube Is filled with fer ments capable of attacking, of destroy ing and of transforming the food with which they come in contact, but these ferments attack neither the walls of the intestines nor the parasites which öfter live in abundance on these walls, sa; Public Opinion. What causes this c'oi: diiionV The question has often bevi ciscus3cd and now the researches cf M. E. Wfltiland on the tryptic ferment again b-ire the matter forward. In 1891 Krenzel stated that he believed the protection enjoyed by the Intes tines W's due to the antiferments whir' are secreted by the living tissues. An experiment of M. Welnland along this line is very interesting. A mixture was made of fibrine and of trypsine or of pepsin and the whole was placed to di gest after a little juice of ascaris w-« added. No ditestion occurred. The ex periment may be prolonged indefinitely, but the ferment does not attack the fibrine when the anti-ferment is pres ent. Thus It is not the living tissues which resist digestion, but the juices which impregnate them and which they secrete. NEW IDEAS ON SUNSTROKE. Aflsr-DInnor Woi Produces Exhaustion—Worn« Ars the Worst Sufferers. "Stagnant Indoor heat U more op pressive than outdoor heat." writes Dr. F. L. Oswald. In the Home Science Maga zine. "Indoor warmth, intensified by stove (1res, often approaches the horrors of tue Calcutta blae., hole, or the swelter den oi Dante's 'Inferno;' and to that com bination of discomforts civilized met. doom their sisters and mothers. In midsummer the sunstroke wards of New England hospitals are crowded with mail patients, who often have worked only or the shady side of the streets, and with a still larger number of women, who can not plead guilty to outdoor Imprudence of any kind. They have been overcome by the heat, and in nine out of ten cases by the afternoon heat of 111 ventilated kitchens and washrooms, dining-rooms and nurseries, by vitiated air cooperat ing with the exhausting effects of a high temperature, at a time when the resist ing ability of the system was Impaired by the exigencies of digestion. In other words, sunstrokes and all their pre monitory symptoms are thé effects of hard after-dinner work in warm weath er." Cateh *Bm Both Ways. The Chamberlain family in England Is certainly In position to catch the pop ular sentiment "a-comln' an' a-pwine." remarks the Baltimore American. While the old man Is out selling a rival line of goods the boy stays behind the counter and sells the same old brand. Ostrleliss In Australia. The experiment of raising ostriches In Australia has been successful. Twen ty-two birds were brought from Africa and placed on a farm near Sydney. Those raised In Australia produced beautiful feathers 27 Inches long and of pure white. ■•it. of «to. Arm r The signal oorpe claims to be the nerve system of the army. Telegra phy, telephony, ballooning and heliogra phy are its specialties. It is also charged by law with gathering and transmitting military information. Owyb.ee Brewery SILVER CITY,' IDAHO If BEER Guaranteed to be a Pure Hop &i\d Barley Product A Healthful anti Delicious Tonic Beverage. For sale by the Barrel, Bottle or Measure Gteorg© rtetinlaouLr, Prop. Livery Barn -AND Feed Stables I < I » I I « I < I < Good Horses and Rigs. Job Teams to carry freight to all surround ing Camps. : : I « I COAL. HAY AND GRAIN &LÏ! I I I Wheat for Chicken Feed » « I öfirdner Bros«. Silver City < » I à RE-OPENED! MRS. MORGAN'S BOARriNG HOUSE A limited number of gentlemen can be accomodated with meals by the day, week or mouth. She is her own cook. Strode Building!, «Jordan St. zz J. W. ROWETT WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER. Carries a complete -stock of High Grs.de Watches Jewelry A Silverware Location 1st door east of Postoffice V SILVER. CITY. IDA. XX ßlacksmithinG j IN ALL BRANCHES EXECUTED WITH NEATNESS AND dispatch WM. PARR SIIA'ER CITY, IDAHO The Brewery Saloon ► < ► < ► ► A Select line of WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS « ► ◄ 4 4 4 4 ► 4 * < The Quietest Resort in Town. ► ► 4 4 4 « ► ► ► X FKKI) GRF/IK, Sr ► PROPRIETOR J CHARLES FORNEY Proprietor DE LAMAR Livery, Feed and Sale Stable. . CORRAL and SHEDS Saddle Horses and Good Livery c An old and established quiet and homelike resort with the best of Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Etc., Etc. JOHN M. BRUNZELL, JR. Granite Block, Silver City. o' Miners' Exchange SALOON Choice Wines, Liquors and Cigars, etc. N ELSON & ROOD Proprietors. SILVER CITY, L IDAHO wwwi She WAR EAGLE HOTEL SILVER CITY, IDAHO First-Class Accomodations FOR COMMERCIAL MEN V* A Comfortable Stopping Pla.ce. vg M: Special Rates to Regular Boarders UPPER MAIN STREET O. D. BRUMBAUGH, Proprietor The Capitol Hotel, BOISE CITY , IDAHO FIRST-CLASS THROUGHOUT HEADQUARTERS FOR OWYHEEITES BLA CKIJVGEX^ Manager G/>e IDAHO HOTEL SILVER. CITY. IDAHO Stage Office and First-class in Appointments Wells, Fargo & Co. Express in the Hotel Sample rooms for Salesman CONNORS <a EVANS. Proprietors THE BEST EQUIPPED HOSTELRY IN OWYHEE COUNTY me DEWEY HOTEL DEWEY. IDAHO HEATED THROUGHOUT BY STEAM. LIGHTED BY ELECTRICITY COLBORN & SOMERVILLE, Proprietors TU E "ST A R" RESTA U R AN?! OPEN DAY AND NIGHT. Everything the market supplies, in connection. Lodging House Nice clean rooms and good beds. ID-A.3ST WT2STO, Frop'r Silver City, Idaho Sampson & Ir-virLg LrVKRYlÆElSr -RROPR1ETORS OF MURPHY, SILVER CITY, DEWEY and DELAMAR STAGE LINES tS^The best facilities for transportation between the railway ter minus to and from Silver City, DeLamar, or other points in Owyhee. Keep good mountain rigs, with good stock and Careful Drivers. Stables at Silver City and Murphy Proprietors Sampson & Irving;,