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WATEIiBURY EVENING DEMOCRAT, FRIDAY. OCTOBER 29r 1897.
I 4 ; Gail bor&em f&i $ . & Eagle brand $ Co3DEHSEDlVIII.K:. ySlp $ fc Take J3 Substitute For'The "EAGLE 'BRAND" Thousands of mothers Testifv to its Superiority. ft t'rAriJi:AL71T'i:HTFXF. Nlwy0SKC0NDENstoMlLco. K.r. - & SAMARITAN WAS SHOCKED. 1 j bOML CAUSES OF LONGEVITY. of nil Good Adrice Seemed to Be- Useless. i The man who knew a little of everything- looked at the. passenger in the Beat ahead ol htm and finally leaned forward, says tho Cleveland Plain, Dealer. J "Excuse me," ho said, "but you real ty ought to shake oil the cares ol business- and go somewhere for complete test and quiet." "You mind j-oor own affairs,n (jaid. the other man, gruffly, - "The sympathetio pwseeng-er- looked, fcurt. 1 "Of course," be said, "your case 1st nothing- to me. I only proffered tho -advice in a spirit of friendliness. At the same tim, anybody cam see at a glance that you are suffering- from too dnnA rnTvftnmTi-t- "There now, let up on that," said the. gruff man. "I don t want any more of yovnr chaff. "What's money to a man in, yonrconi ditlon?" said the sympathetic passant ger, without heeding the rebuke. "Mighty little," growled the gruff -passenger. . "YouH never pardon, yourself -for this neglect," said tho sympathetic' passenger. ' j j T wish I could," said the gruff manJ ' , "What you need is to get out andi drink im the free air of nature,!' said jthe sympathetic passenger, . I "You bet it la," chuckled, the, gruff nari. 1 .' Hie chuckle turned to a laugh, that hook him so thoroughly that some-j jthing tinkled at hia wrists. He held upi thia arms, and lot lie was handcuffed!: (Turning to the horrified passenger, ho lioaraely whispered) "Tea year ia the pen; ha, ha, ha!"; And tho aympathetio philanthropist pink back la his' eeat dumb with, hor- ; - ; jDID NOT MIND THE BURGLARS.1 fWkr the Optimistic Mml. DUak WH Glad ( Thel Vlnlt. , j Mr. Blank's wife is bo painfully dean, jthat Blank's life Is anade a burden to Mm, and he has -a. gait like a kangaroo icamaed by his getting down to clean his, tfeet wbea 1 Is muddy and taking lozrgj steps to avoid making tracks. ' ; When Mr. Blank arose early- one day fracently, says tho Chicago Timas-Her-J aid, he discoTere'dl thai) burglars hs4 jpaid the house ft tisit during- the night;: and ho hurried back to apprise Mrs. S r emu - ox wir loss. I on. i , .-, ' ' Ln5 iS i V I house," ho easped. on of breath. j "WeTO. they woti't fret much for it- !thro' that old Comfort anyhow," she; raid coolly . i ! "But your eealski n cloak is gone fromi tha edajj tronkl" V v ' Tm Iliad. of itvr-sealskin is out of Hate, aad sow IH get something- new., j "Bo Yout diamonds that were hid-' iaeav in the rag- basket they took; hansl" i "Oh, -weHj there isn't any money la diamonds. Ttn tiot going to worry.' Just put it ia Ao haads of the police.' i dare say the por burglars were driven; to erimo for want of bread. I always IT V Vs BJj ; "Bnt they've cloaped the house." "John, you dqn't ibeW It? And I've; been dreading fall houso cleaning- alii teummer. told you there was some! good in everybody," and Mrs. Blank' turned over for another nap, , i , -N ' v- ; : ' ABOUT FIREFLIES. . Tfcey Are Vtrter So Plentiful in , 'Dry Summer, ! "The ligh-tning 'bugs, or fireflies, as taany call them," explained a bugolo-: p?st of tho agricultural department to: a Washing-toa Star reporter, "disap peared as suddenly aa they made theirj appearance this summer. They were' a 'couple of Weeks later than, usual inl making- their publio appearance, for: but few were seen- until the middle of j May, In comparison with former years: the bnmbtr was decidedly small. Now,; ordinarily, they aro In evidence until' nearly t-ha end of August, but none.j fiaVs been seen for nearly two weeks.: The more rain there is during- the sum- taer tho fewer the lightning bugs.j There is only this connection! between lightning- bt:gs and rain: The frequent', (rates wash them off the trees and drown them. It has- always been no-1 "ticed that they are much more iiu-; knerous during dry summers than wet, eirmmers. The present summer bears: off the palm as a wet summer. In this (respect it hos not been equaled for1 30 years that is, in the east. In the middle west it is just the other way,' extremely dry. It may bo that the! lightning- buys knew of it and went to places where there were no Tains." i Name and Price stamped on sole of every shoe. All No better shoe can he made than the ' Crawford" Shoe ior men. Every pair that goes out from this store helps the good name of the store. We secured the agency for this city because we believed in the shoe. Com fortable from the first wearing. Stylish. Costs more to majce than any shoe .(sold for an equal amount of money) made anywhere by anybody. Sells at a fair price and on its merits. RYAN & FITZMAITRTr.R T;'('W 1 ' " More Old Peplc Foonfl n Acrrlonl tnml risers Tbai In Cities. A German statistician who has mado longevity statistics the special subject of careful researches recently pub lished the result of his investigations in tin interesting article. On account of the difficulty of obtaining fulj data in regard to the conditions sniToundinrr cuch case of longevity On record, the Seductions as to the causes favorable or unfavorable to longevity are neces- sarily hypothetical. Tho figures ob- tatned by the statistician seem to indi- cate, however, that climate and the de- grea of civilization are among the most Important factors influencing Ion- g-evity. More people of Over 100 years aro found in the mild zone of southern I Europe than In the higher latitude : With their Inner and RArnfft winff ra. T Wth their long and severe winters. In The manufacture of baskets for ber countries with a highly developed civ- ries, too, has been-carried on very suc- ilization comparatively fewer cases of longevity are found than in more primi tive countries. The statistics also show that in agricultural countries the per centage of people over 100 years old is i greater than in countries principally devoted to industries. Some of the fig ures collected are, indeed, surprising-. According- to the last census the Ger jman empire has a population of about 80,000,000. Among them there are only 78 who have passed the hundredth year. Fiance, with a population of barely 40, 000,000, can boast of 213 persons who have celebrated their centennial in good healths The figures in regard to Great Britain are very interesting- and significant. Of persons who havo passed the century mark there are in England 146, ia Ireland 578, and in Bootland only 46. Another peculiar fact is tho unequal distribution of lon gevity In the Scandinavian peninsula. Sweden has only ten centenarians, while rugged Norway, with a popula tion of only about 10,000,000, can boast of 23 people who have lived over five score of years. Thera is but five centenarians in the industrial beehive ,of Belgium, only two in sea girt -Denmark, and not a single one in Switzerland, with its Enow-clad mountains. . Figures from Russia, Austria nnd Italy could not be obtained. For Rus sia no census has ever been taken, and data as to the age of individuals are unreliable) in that country, unless they are based upon official researches. Buch cases would, of course, not enable a statistician to use them as a foundation 'for an7 commrlsmi. Tr Austria, nrtrl .-"-"uy jocai censuses nave Dcea mode, but they were confined to cities n(1 w4nir, iniriii t- complete figures could be obtained I Tho most astonishing- figures are fur bished by the south of Europe. Spain, writh a population of about 18,000,000, has 401 people over 100 years of age. Even more favorable to longevity tho ollmate of the Balkans seems to be. Servia, with a total population of about E.250,000, has no less than 575 people who havo passed the century mark; Roumania, with a population of 6,800, 000, 1,084, and Bulgaria, with a popula tion of 3,300,000, even 3,883. In one yoar (1892) there were 350 persons of more than 100 j-ears included in the mortality reports of Bulgaria. In the minute kingdom of Servia there were, according to tho census of 1892, 290 per sons between 108 and 115 years of age, 153 between 115 and 125 years, 18 be tween 125 and 135 and three between 135 and 140. The question, who is the oldest per son in the world? has often been asked, and every now and then some claim in that respect is set up in favor of some individual of. uncertain age. A few years ago a report went through the continental press of Europe saying that in Russiaaman had been found who had reached tha ripo old aro of 160 years. However, no proofs were given for that assertion. According to the researches of the German statistician, the oldest person in the world, whose age has been proved beyond a doubt, is Bruno Cotrim, a negro, who was born in Af rica 150 years ego and now lives in Rio de Janeiro. Next cocjes a coachman in Moscow, with 110 years to his authen tically established record. The oldest womr.n in tho world i3 130 years old, but does not want to have her name men tioned, because she thinks that there j ere many older women in this world, j who might feel offended if the palm i were awarded to her. Cincinnati Com mercial Tribune. RevoIntSosoiT Pensioners. There are still on the pension rolls the names of seven widows and nine daughters of soldiers who fought ,ia the revolutionary war. The widows receive 512 a month each under a general act; the daug-hters a stipu lated rum by an individual act passed by congress for each one. The Leading Store J SELLS ; The Leading Shoe BOLE AGKXTS. WATEBBTjIIY: LABOR AIDS ITSELF. An Organization lm Akron, O., Finds i Work for Many Unemployed. Through the labor exchange estab lished in Akron, O., a few months ago mora than 100 mem have found, regular employment who previously had been without work a greater part of the time. Some even had become, depend ent upon, charity.. I The labor exchange is an organiza tion of masons, carpenters and other skilled and unskilled workmen. It is. governed by the initiative andi refer- j endum andi is cooperative in all its ; dealings with members. An, orgaciza- ,tioa having been, effected, the exchange ! proceeded to erect a horn for itself in ! a vacant lot mot far from the main man ! ufacturing district. This home is a j cheap frame structure of two stories, but it answers the purpose. It was j built by members of the exchange. In i xeturn for their labor they were given ; labor exchange scrip. The lumber used j in constructing' the building was paid j Ior m the tame way. The structure was no sooner com j pletedi than, the manufacture of brooms j 'was undertaken. These were 6oldi to ' grocers and other dealers. Tiho ex- ; change received cash for them or else its own checks in exchange, members of ! "he organization! having used them in i purchasing' provision. The manufae- s, xureoi Droomsis very suceesslul. cessf ully, and crates also have been sold in-large numbers. Another department to be established at once will manufae turo butter trays and eimilar articles from wood-. The exchange is mow negotiating, with every prospect of success, for the purchase of one of six idle brick plants near Akron. While brooms and other articles have been made by the exchange, other work has been going on. Two houses have been built for members, and building contractors' who have looked them over eay tbeyre marvels of workmanship, considering- their coot. A cobbler, too, has beenj work on, the shoes andl boots of members of the exchange. Notwithstandinjf that its members are paid in checks and-the greater part of its business ia transacted by this medium of exchange, the-local organ ization ds acquiring- property. The offi cers cay that for every dollar's worth of labor that hae been.' done, as rep resented, by the checks issued,, the ex change has money-oT other personal or real property amounting- to $ 1 .0 5 , The present membership of the -exchange is 156. The figures will prob ably be 20a within the-nextfew months. Members- are- not obliged! tor work- for the exchange,, but they may do soy and it is a noteworthy-fact t!hat.the men, associated with this (new idea are thor oughly reputable citizens of the class who eeek to- own their own (honTes', to ediucate their children and to preserve the fovercnn eni. and the governsraejit'6 free institutions. CT. Y Herald. BANK PROTECTION, An Association Which Guards Blembers Againt Thieves. its One of the standing committees of the Americaa Bankers association is the protective committee. To-i fa mem bers fall the work not only of warning banks against forgers and other swin dlers, but also acting; with a detective agency of catching- and convicting- the crimin als who have defrauded any bank belonging- to the association. This, branch of the work of the as sociation, which was begun In 1884, haa proven, ifc is (said-lby bankers, most effective and; much good has beea ac complished by running- down and punishing- ban)i swindlers. Before this Work Was1 taken up by- the association Individual7"bafl,kB. -frequently found it too .expensive "to fraco and capture rogues at whose-handa they had suf fered, but now, that the expense is borne by the assoclafloni the efforte to capture bank swindlers are, carried much further than formerly; and it is said by detectives that already the "crooks" have cometo realize-that there is to be no relaxation ia the pursuit of those who defraud banks- which are members of the association. In connection with this branch of tho work the tletcctiva agency re tained keeps a complete .record, in dexed, of thieves whe are-nnder arrest or in prison, and J5ho have been sus pected in the past of swindling a mem ber of the association. The evidence against the .suspected, , Is . carefully worked up and when bis time ia prison expires he is arrested, at the prison, grates. This sometimes- necessitates! a bank cashier or teller going- from one end of the country to the other to Iden tify some criminal under arrest. Phila delphia Pre3s. CUcniabir FlcXlcs. Wash and wipe' carefully the small cucumbers. Put them in an earthen jar and pour over them boiling-brine that is strong enough, to bear up an egg. Ivet them stand 24 hours, "then wipe them from the brine and place them in clean jaTS. Boil together in a porcelain kettle enough vinegar to cover the pickles, with one sliced onion, one dozen whole cloves, one ounce mus tard seed and three blades of mace. When this boil3 pour overf the cucum bers, place in each jar a tablespoonful of chopped horseradish and stand aside to cool before, coverings up the jars. These pickles will he resJy to use in -two weeks, and will keep- a year. To ledo Blade. Green -Tain it! o- Sweet IMo-lxle. Slice a peck, of green, Itomatoesf and six large onions; sprinkle.through them a cupful of salt, and let them staid over night. In the morning- drain, pour on two quarts of water, one quart of vine gar, and boil five minutes; drain ag-3-in, add four quarts of vinegar, two pounds of brown sugar, one half pound of ;ground mustard, two tablespoonfuls each of cloves, ginger and cinnamon and half a teaspoonf ul of cayenne. Boil for half lti honrnnticttVMnA. Mm: WHEN SILVER IS GOLD, WHEN CREDIT IS CASH, Then, not till then, will the other fellows show you such value for BOYS' WEAR as U. S. & CO do. ' ALL KINDS OF Overcoats and Ulsters, Prices $1.97 to $9. Ages, 2 to 19 years. The Best Reefers, So popular with the Boys, Prices $1.69 to $5. Ages, 3 to 1 6 years. Styles In Our Window This Week. Main Entrance, 89-91 Bank St ELEVATOR ENTRANCE, 81-86 South Main Street SCHOOL AND CHURCH. There is to be a lawsuit in Franco In regard to two different translations f Hardy's Tess. For books which need. advertising- as Tess certainly does not lawsuits might be as profitable as di vorces and lost diamonds to a certain aliber of actresses. A number of.well-known clergymen nd others interested in religious work, tttended a conference in Pilgrim hall. Boston, recently, for the purpose of considering-the best means of enlarging" Lnd carrying forward the work among the Chinese of Boston and vicinity. The tide of immigration is at the lowest point since the general govern ment assumed jurisdiction of the 'sub ject, ia 1882. The number of arrivals from all countries during the last fis cal year, according to treasury statis tics, was 230,833, a decrease, as com pared with the previous year, of 112,435. , Steps are being taken by the man agers of the Freednaa's Aid Society of the Methodist ohurch to group the ed ucational institutions ' in Nashville which are under its control into a uni versity, to bo named "Walden uni versity," In honor of the bishop, who has been president of the1 society for years. More than 100 delegates and mem bers of the Luther league, of Illinois, attended the annual state convention held at Rockford. Tho secretary's re port shows that the growth of the) league in Illinois has been satisfactory during the last year, there being now 43 leagues with 2,322 membeTs in the state. The largest league has 330 mem bers, the smallest-, 22. Thethreo Luther leagues of Rockford entertained the vis iting guests royally. JS'ot Needed. Whilo on hli way home from prayer meetin g one dark night the pastor of the Tlawville O. T.) Methbdistchuroh had tins misfortune to fall into an abaadoned well. For some time his cries for assistanoe brought no re sponse, but at last Alkali Ike chanced to pass by on his homeward way after an evening- of pleasure at the Blue Ruin Fortune Parlors, t "HelpI Help! " demanded the clergy man in a hollow voice. "Who's that?" demanded Ike in re turn. i ' "It is I, the Rev. Jack Jonks." "That so? Wal, whur are you, any how, an' what'B the trouble?" ' "I'm down in Bill Gaw's old well, nnd" "Any danger of drownin' ?" "No; the well Is almost dry, but I "lluh ! " broke in Ike, who entertained a grudge against the minister. "Stay thar, then ! We don't particularly need vou till next Sunday." N. Y. World. Eair Enough. Laura I get so nervous trying to pass pedestrians. Flora- It's no trouble if you know just how. All one has to do 5 s to wabble one's wheel until the pedestrian pets so scared he can't move, and then he is as easy to pass as a post. Cin cinnati Enauirer. Waierbury 135 to "THE And prayed thus with himself: or even as Thus speak some of the canting "Pharisee" competitors of to- .-4 day, only to be met with the ridicule and contempt of intelligent M people, who have always found our every statement trUe-our f every .promise kept. Following our ffreat Half Price; Sale COT PRICE SALE ol Sticking another pin into dull, sleepy s'rggird, who with the band wagon, but aw ike f .o n their H only to find themselves far ill rear of tin . .. All Carpets purchased during this gale will be Made, Laid and Silkolene, per yard, A pair of handsome Lace Curtains with whi'c tname'ed pole Lovely Damask Portiere, per pii?, - - All Wool Ingrain Carpit, ' Tapeitry Brussels, . - Body Brussels, - - Smith's Moquettc, - - All Mide, Gash or The Largest asid, best swered from' District Telegraph Office, 5 THE WATERBURY FURNITURE Canned Tomatoes. A frost-touched tomato, however fair In appearawce, will not keep, so do not put off this most important item in can ning- till the late fall. . Early Septem ber is the height of the season in most localities. Scald the tomatoes (which must be ripe yet firm) by dipping them into a pot of boiling water (in a wire frying-basket), skin them, cut out the hard core next the stem, and put them on to cook in a porcelain-lined kettle. They can be sealed up after 15 minutes' boiling-, but it is a far better plan to cook them down ready for the table. which will require 40 or 50 minutes. Season with salt. When reheating for the table add pepper, a little sugar and a lump of butter. A little grated onion is an improvement to the flavor. Wom an's Home Companion. Corn Sonp. Select well grown corn and with a sharp knife score the rows through the center and scrape away the pulp. Break the cobs in short pieces and boil for one-half hour in water enough to cover them. Strain the water off, return it to the kettle, and when it boils add the pulp, and let it cook for about ten min utes, then stir In one pint of milk, and when this is hot season with salt and pepper, and thicken with one tcaspoon ful of flour and one teaspoonful of but ter rubbed smooth with a little cold milk. Serve very hot. Toledo Blade. Ten judges of the English supreme court continue on the bench, though they have passed the period at which they are by law entitled to return on a pension. Boo Ami THE MODERN CLEANER SAVES TIME, LABOR AND MONEY. All Grocers. - SHATTERED SERVES i that lead to innumerable complications not nly of the brain, but of all the vital organs of the body, may be made strong and healthy in themselves, and 83-mpathetic derangements of the entire system averted and cured by the use of Petroleum U EMULSION , Hypophosphltes, The petroleum in this preparation aids digestion, strengthens the great life centers cf the body, makes pure red blood, heals diseased tissue and creates new and firm flesh, while the hypophos phltes of lime and soda with which it is combined strengthen and restore the nerves to their normal condition. Sold y nil drngglsts. 60e. and tt.oo. Angler Chemical C., AUstou Duitrkit. Bortoo. 169 East Main PHARISEE God, I thank Thee, that I am this publican." Luke xvm of Furniture, comes the Lined Free of Charge. - - - - - - - - . - - - . - - Laid and lined Free CIRPETS Easy Terms of Payment. stock of Funeral Purnishinas. 3TOP THE NOISE. nest and Absolute Ualet Essential In the Sickroom. Every doctor recognizes the value of rest to his patient and the baneful ef fects of noise; the latter, there la no doubt at ail, is accountable for many of the nerve ailments of those who are not fortunate enough to live "far from the madding crowd." That rest and undis turbed repose is conducive to longevity is a sanitary axiom it is also axiomatic that that same undisturbed repose un der the most favorable city conditions is extremely hard to obtain. All the bodily organs are so constituted that overstimulation will so disturb its phy siological action that sooner or later a pathological condition a degener ative procesa is the result. It has beea truly said that, other things being equal, the man who has his place of business and his residence in a smooth, noiseless street, can workmore hours a day and live longgr than the man who is subject all day and all night to the noise and rattle of a rough, un evenly laid stone street. Again, in the ease of a person who is ill, who of us has not seem a life saved by a few loads of tan bark spread on the stones under the patient's window? and yet it seems a curious thing- that some of our hospitals are situated where the noisemakers are the most persistent, and where absolute rest would appear to be impossible. We boast of our mod ern civilization, our progressive age, and the many additions to our comfort, but we take no note of our many unnecessary discom forts. It Is not enough that we, must endure the roar and rattle of cars, trucks, cabs and other vehicles 20 houra out of the 24, but the other four hours are frequently rendered hideous by the repairing- of streets. It is a curious fact that one of the most surprising- phases of our modern social life is the sub mission of the people of a city to the un necessary noisemakers. A vast num ber of the noises which afflict the dwell ers in cities aro unnecesary, and it seems extraordinary that people will continue to endure them. N. Y. Ledger. Air in Lamps. , "Compressing air until it will remain' compressed without any pressure upon it," are the few words with which a writer in the Electrical Engineer' de scribes the new product, "aerlne," or liquefied air remarking- that, though requiring an enormous pressure to get it in such a form, it will remain there for some time in the open air; that is, until it pets hat enough from! the sTirroundiing air to turn again into its natural state. It will turn mercury Into a solid form' as soon as it is" poured Irrto it, and freeze a thermometer rap idly. Such Is the assumed prospective usefulness of this liquid that predic tions are made of -distant water pow ers now running to waste being soon employed compressing the very air we breathe into a Hquid form and ship ping it to all parts of the globe for Industrial puyjjoses. 'URWITURE Cy Street. STOOD not r,s other men are, 11. . " ' 5 and DRAPERIES; dreamt that they were up Van Winkle sleep, " 'V "HUSTLERS." " : " - - . . and complete trimmings -- - . '. - . of Chare Ni-ht calls Main Street. ' East i FIGHTING A RATTLESNAKE. Idaho Mn Had to Tear the. ReptilaT from Him. . Bernard Sharkey, owner of the Cop-" per Queen mine, near Salmon, Idata -lately had an encounter with a ra-ttftia. . snake which, for sensational feature,-, has seldom been eqfcaled in a contest . with a reptile, says the Denver Repiib- lican. Mr. Sharkey was passing alohjj a mountain trail. The footing wm ; certain, and he was holding to buahi grass, etc, on the upper side of the i with one hand. Intent upon where .an' -' 'I ' "j ,;.,y: CO. . t' 4aJ- A ill ' tad" ,,-;' was stepping, he did not notice he had aroused a snake, and had no warning of impending danger until, the rattlep darted his fangs into his hand,, vl The snake did not release hia' hold but attempted to coil itself around Mr Sharkey's arm during the descenfe Gaining his feet, Mr. Sharkey attempted! to shake the reptile off, but found ft! impossible. He then drew hia revolvei' and shot it. The snake loosened fW clutch on hia hand, but dtarted at ldaki -gain, and sank ts teeth In his leather coat. Holding to the coat It twlnedj itself about hia body, but with both, hands free Mr. 'Sharkey continued tot battle with the better advantage.fiaj loosontd the coils of the snake, got hisi foot on its body, and literally torUt" away from hia coat, a piece', of thai leather being carried! away ''la' Uti mouth. He succeeded In killinj thai snake, which proved to be six feet ttW length, and had 16 rattles. ' o; . v.-. -4 ' Model Wete.7.Ji t4 j "Clara is a raoaol of u-eatnes,b4j sometimes she carries things?, Of:c tremea. Jits "To what do you refer?' ' "Why, she brushes the tecftK i sprocket - wheel every ; mornnpr'vr Judge. '. .5 ' - Oora Grounds for Grief. ! Claud Don't you think that fnaKiA Tin n nto? -fa O Maud Well, if I had a face like thai I j VH Tw carl. ist Towu Tn-rwox: i I . , i t.J CASTORiA For Infants and Children. The fas imils Signature Of , Trade-Marks obtained and all Pat conducted for MOOCftATC Fee. can secure patent m jea Simo man UMlCk from WashingtoB. ...... rncxaci, c rawing or photO trita eesenp-f ur iee not aue till patent ts seenrea. aT, 41 How to Obtain Patbts," with le in the U. S. and foreign countxie Address .. . - SNOW&CO. Orncc, Washington. D. C. J Caveats, ent busir Soul gand w iremott tSend tion. Sap icost of J sent fre C.A. 5 Orr. Patent ;-3 4