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WATERBURY EVENING DEMOCRAT, MONDAY. NOVEMBER 1. 1897.
Condensed Milk
Has No Equal as
An Infant food.
9 .. o
"WANT HEALTH Sent
FREE :.oh Application.
NewYbpK ConoExsto Miik Co.h.:
WORKED THE HARVESTER.
Bow Fcnr Calif ornin Girls Ran till
V Machine Without Male Help. '
t Man has heretofore been lord of the
'harvest field. To bo sure, there ara
Ireoords of feminine intrusions on that
.domain, but it was only in a supplemen
tary sort of way. Itath. onme upon the
Boon after -the laborers of Boaz had. re
tired; she did not demand that they
should give place to her. She gleaned
fthe aftermath, of the harvest; she did
tiot swing1 the scythe and cut broad
(tuxrowo in the ripened corn. A short
time ago, however, four enterprising
Jroung women, of lessen county, Cal.,
clad' in bloomers, walked into the fields
and aked permission, to work the har
vester. They were Orra Powell, Gertie
Sawyer, Ullie Powell and Nellie Pack
' wood. It was crantcd them, and when
hey proceeded, to action one or tnem
plambered to the driver's seat and be-
jran to guide the 26 horses around the
(field. Another attended1 the binder, a ,
fthlrd had charge of the sack-sewing and'
lours ran. Vne separator, a -wnoie
rmornlnj iraa spent In this interesting
loocupatlon, and then without mishaps
jor adventure they retired, leaving the
tartonlshed mu in possession. A har
feat field Is the prettiest eight in the
world with its reflections of soft yei-
lowlightfrom the golden grain, its mist
of flying1 chaff and sheaves of winnowed Ter gray, TOyal blue, dove and Lincoln
Wheat, oata or barley. Even rough, be- jrreen. On this are seen not only the fur
grimed, perspiring' men look pictur- decorations mentioned, but also a very
esquo in this alluring atmosphere, but tmc coarse, black woolen braid and
Visa in their places pretty g-iria are tmy straps of leather matching or con
Int reduced the the scene becomes twisting- with, the cloth in color. Col
rwcTthy of a Wattcau. It is perhaps the jar8 continue 3h, are gored and un
pnors gratifying- to the artistic senses d-oiating, and may be lined with fur.
ol joouers-on man participator, panic- .
ffbo hvde of a wide-spreading oak or
jloonst, with, watermelons within, con
venient reaoh, fox the trade of harvest
!r lj undeniably a. warm one, and the
fhowa are long and it is far cry between
jaatwla, even if they do come more fre-!q-acntjy
thaa la other walks of life,
And when hones are xostive or obsti
jnato and the chax? blinds one's eye
send grta up one's nostrils it is a very
poetic so Til that will- remember to no
(tioe the shifting- waves of heat and the
soft Jinx of -the distant tills against
ptbe ley, -
Kit would be interesting to know what
anotjTca led these adventurous girls to
ibrxr the ieat and -discomfort of their
psuyrsfcvgs enterprise. Was it just for
ifna, for a lark? Or did they by any
jfclaxrca fMnV that "woman was not hold
jlagfler own in Lassen county as vig
torouevy aa in the rest.of the state? Or
Traa It (the; result of any especial insin-;
taations Vbont woman's capacity as
nnpared to man .? Or are these par-
ticnlar wonaea. thinkina: of setting out
to earn their livirg;in c novel way and
wlan lo. jirove th'eir fitness to objecting
friends and relative? Or was itjust an
outburst of the eeltseist, the spirit of
fbe ttma? Certain ideas get In the air
?rjrZZr':.:: v
Td reads, the farthest outlyingdiatricta
V iL r 4rt i Z a , t X i
,1x0)90 ld6& bo 411-pervadliLg-inthelast
., ) 1 ., .
ltWjeroa4 this snme determination of
woman to assert her rigt to partici-
rv , Z , . ,,,'
M 7 11 r I V T
tfropviae centers of civilization, g-eo-
jgrapiJcally speaking, but it is right
hjBxo when it comes to progress. Chi
Saao Chronicle.
". fptmVlo& Prachea bbS Pears.
droits for -pickling should bo fully
:Tipe, They need no cooklnsj. After
.sldrraing- or paring a hot sirup is
poured over them; the following day it
s ponre4 off. reheated and returned;
Strain -the- following day the sirup is
fcrroiifi-hi to the boilinff-point, the fruit
a dropped in, to be thoronghly heated
lirough, -wlien it is ready to be sealed,
.To make sirup for ten pounds of fruit,
iboll together for ten minutes five
pounds of sugar, one quart of vinegar
.(not too sharp) and a cnpful of whole
spices, mixed cinnamon, allspice,
cloves and; cassia-buds; the largest pro
portion of cinnamon, the smallest of
cloves. Woman's Home Companion.
Corn Batter Cnkei.
' One and one-half cups white corn
meal, sifted with a teaspoonful of
erugur and a level teaspoonful of sault.
iAloj one cup of boiled rice and a tea
epoooful of lard. Mix all together and
ecald witih two cups of boiling water,
stirring constantly. Thin with one and
n-half cups sour milk, one-half tea
Upoonfil ,sodla dissolved' in milk; last
astir one beaten egg audi bake on hot
'greased griddle. Leisure Hours.
CASTO
For Infanta and Children.
FOB WINTER WEAR.
Items of Dress for the Coming Se
Hon. Braiding1 will be a pronounced fea
ture of fall and winter dressing. An ef
fort is to bo made to turn all the energy
that Bias been expended in summer
frills into braiding for the late seasons.
Stuffs axe again, to be almost concealed
la manyiows of braiding; stitching will
also flourish, (it always does when braid
ing is irt.xog-ue) and again curious materials-woven
to give the effect of braid
ing, are offered. It must be noted in.
favor of braiding that fkirts and
bodices grown a little lirnp take on new
trinmess ami set when generously lined
either -with stitching- or braidu The
lines should be many and close to
gether, however.
Hearts will .again be dangled from
meckclrains this winter. Ttio latest
b eart is crystal boxmd in. gold, inclosing
a four-leaf clover in the middle. An
other -novelty is the introduction of a
miTroT -into this modern acceptance of
the once universal locket. Enameling
of all kinds is again. in broad favor, and
will be seen in countless varieties.
Many of the revived Louis XIV. designs
in jewelry lend themselves to the styles
of the present moment, especially for
brooches and corsage designs. Bangles
of increasing amplitudte are promised in
the revival of oldVtlme fashions, vwhich.
seems to be predominating' at present.
Furs, especially sable and chinchilla,
are fashionable garnitures for mil
linery, andi rich velvets and silks axe
draped over soft frames, producing
wonderfully effective results. This
method of draping a hat cannot be de
scribed; one must see it in the reality
or a picture to fully comprehend just
how it is done. Purple is stili holding
the imperial sway it has for three years,
although a wonderful dleep redisaclose
rival to it, wbXe royal blue, silver gray,
black axudt white, white and black, all
black and all white obtain. Brilliant
buckles and pins are used to fasten flow
ers and plumes to position, indeed.
0.rever an effective bit of color or
brig - htness can be artistically arranged
t.Ta it, is in evidence,
-phe tendency of the winter jacket is
toward the blouse-effect, which is ob-
tajnea. fcy darts. Yokes, collars, cuffs.
piping1 in fur, whether it be mink, Per
sian lamb, ermine, cable, silver and
black fox or monkey, will be popular.
Velvet and silk braid) of all widths are
much used. Satin cloth is really the
novelty of the day, and obtains inhelio-
trone. ereen. mode, golden, brown, sil-
Telvetor lace, Watteau effects are used.
St, Louis Globe-Democrat.
POLITE TO A FAULT.
''Woe of a. Nfar-SI(thtrd Man WTio
Tried to Do tlie Right TUlngr.
Tie is near-sighted and has always re
fused to wear glasses, in consequence of
which fact he has got into more scrapes
than he cares to acknowledge, and hia
wife and Intimate friends are seldom
without a good story to tell at his ex
pense. The last one is perhaps the best
of all and has already cost him a small
fortune to purchase his wife's silence.
It happened recently and when he came
home he was still puzzled. Dinner was
late, in consequence of its being1 the
cook's day out, and while they waited
for the meal he mentioned the occur
rence to his wife.
"I met a woman on the street to-day
whose face is familiar as my own, and
yet I can't remember her name or where
Imethef."
! , ' and gh
"O, Henry!" cried his wife, "doubt-
have a time explaining it. You really
ought to wear glasses."
"Not this time, my dear. I greeted
her in a most friendly fashion, because
I didn't want her to know I couldn't
place her. I asked if everybody was
tome and She repUed 'yes' with-
out "any explanation, so I found out
... . . . . , .
nothing in that way. She looked rather
as if she susoected me and
qu:er' as 11 aQ Bxitspestea. mti, ana
as we were near a confectioner's I asked
her to have a plate of cream.
"Quite right," said" the wife. : "Noth
ing offends people so much as failing to
remember their names. She may bo
one of your best paying clients."' ,. ..,
"Very true. By the way, Mrs. ELnow
Itall happened in while we were eating
our cream and I thought she looked
raiher queer. Some one he dislikes, I
suppose."
"Very likely. Vhat is it. Alma?" as
the housemaid came into the room.
"If you please, (madam, it's Mrs.
Knowito.ll. She says she wants to see
you a minute."
"Ton dear thing, how are you?" cried
the hostess, entering the parlor. "Is
anything1 wrong? Has your new cook
left you, or ",
"No, she hasn't. She has only de
manded two more afternoons a week.
What I wanted to say is this: We have
a hard enough time to keep servants
already, and if your husband intends to
make it harder I shall regret your com
ing out here!"
"My husband? I don't understand."
"Yes. I saw him myself at Sweetie's
this afternoon treating your cook to ice
cream, and it is a precedent which "
And then nenry came in to see what
his wife was laughing at! Chicago Tri
bune. Southern Rice Bread.
Put two cupfuls of boiled rice into a
bowl, add two cupfuls of milk and the
well-beaten yolks of two eggs. Sift in
gradually one cupful of flour, add one
half a teaspoonful of salt, two table
spoonfuls of butter (melted) and the
whites of the eggs, whipped to a stiff
froth. Turn into a well-greased, shal-.
low pan and bake 30 minutein a mod
erate oven. Leisure nours.
In every mile of railway there are
seven feet four inches not covered by,
tho rails, thespnee left for expansion.
-BANANA GROWING.
The Native of Central America De
pends on It for His Living.
lint Me Has to Work Dot a Fort
nlfiht to Secnre Food for n
WUoli Veur Bow the Fmlt
Is (ironrn.
The headqnarters of the banana trade
in Nicaragua is Bluetields, until recent
ly the capital of the Mosquito reserva
tion, whence about 1,000,000 bunches
are, or were, annually exported to the
United States.
But for the banana and the plantain
the natives of Central America would
have to live by the sweat of their brows;
possessing the banana and plantain,
I hey may toil or not, as they please.
There is no necessity. A fortnight's
intermittent labor will supply a man
und his family with food for a year.
During the 11 months and two weeks re
maining they may swing in their ham
mocks if they think ft. Their dinner
will alwaj-s be within arm's reach, so to
say. One of tho "notions" of that much
misunderstood and unfortunate reform
er. Col. Walker, the "filibuster," was to
destroy every banana and plantain tree
in Nicarag-ua. It would have been a
task for Hercules. Whether he was in
sober earnest, or merely expressing- a
wish, is of no consequence; he was right
in his conclusions. Only by doing so
and making replanting a penal offense
could he hope to overcome the innate in
dolence of the people and compel them
to be industrious and happy.
For the planter with small means
that is with a capital of $1,000 upward
I know of no occupation so certain to
realize a decent income as growing
bananas, provided that the plantation is
writhin easy reach of the sea, and1 there
are Bteamers to carry his produce to
NewOrleams.New Yorkor London. That
is of prime importance. Tor the rest,
he may tickle the soil and it will laugh
with a harvest. He need not take any
risk. lie may sell his produce to. the
captain of a fruit steamer for 25 cents
a bunch, pocket the money and have
done with it. And this plan has many
advantages, :
The banana is cultivated from suckers
springing' from the roots of an existing
tree, generally known as the "stool."
These suckers are detached and1 planted.
They strike and shoot up so fast that it
is no great exaggeration to say that you
can see them grow. In a year or less the
planter harvests the first crop.
The banana has no tmnk, but a soft,
fibrous, so-called stem, composed of the
leaf stalks rolled one over the other.
which grows to from ten to twenty feet
in height, and withers after the fruit
busripenedi The tree is seldom known
to seed. The roots, however, furnish
shoots or suckers year after year, until
the stool is exhausted. The. purple
flower blossoms on long spikes, sprimg
i ng from the cluster of leaves which ap
pear to open out from the stern. The
flower spikes are often four feet long,
and the bunch of fruit which succeeds
the blossom comprises from eight to
twelve dozen bananas, weighing1 from
30 to CO pounds. The leaves are from six
to ten feet long and from one to two
feet wide. When the leaves are newly
opened the tree has a most graceful ap
pearance.
For successful cultivation a cool, rich
and moist soil is required', the alluvial
deposits of the river bottoms, or the
higher land where rain is abundant or
water plentiful. Bananas grown on
high ground are said to be finer than.
those of the valleys.
In preparing a plantation the trees
and brushwood should be cut down,
and after lying a month to dry, burned
and the ashesspread over the land. The
suckers, which, being very abundant,
may be purchased at a low price, are
then planted at a distance of from 12 to
15 feet apart, or say 200 to the acre. In
Mexico, as will be seen presently, they
are often planted much more .closely,
1,000 trees to the acre being .common.
After the first crop is harvested the
stems should be cut down, chopped into
short lengths and heaped1 around the
roots, whence spring the new suckers.
Philadelphia Press.
AVERAGE HEIGHT OF MEN
Natives of the Cnlted States fke Tall
est of All Caucasians.
During the war measiuremanta were
made of over 1,000,000 meniu the United
States army, anxl it was found: that tho
average height of men. born in tlie
United States was 67.8 inch-es. Accord
ing to Topinard, the average height of
Englishmen, Scotchmen, and Swedes is
67.4 inches; Irishmen, 57;. Germans,
C6.2; Frenchmen, 65; .Danes, 6.2; Rus
sians, 65.4; Chinese, f34; Bushmen., 62;
Laplanders, 00.7; American Indians
C8.2; ratagonians, '70.'3. Taking these
measurements as a basis, the avexa.ge
for the world would be about 65.8. Na
tives of the United States, It will be ob-'
served, are taller than any other repre
sentatives of the Caucasian race, ajxl
it is an interesting fact that residence
on this continent, or, at least, the north
ern part of it, tendls to dsvelop all the
races irr respect to height, weight and
muscular power. Thus, in the army
measurements referred to the average
height of foreign born, citizens was less
than the average of American-bom, but
greater than tihe average in their re
spective countries. Tho high average of
the Indians is another point dm proof.
Xo statistics of the height of women
have ever been tabulated'. Accoxdfiigr
to Gcrlaud, tho variation, in tihe height
of females of the various races is very
much less tham of men. In the shortest
ami weakest races the females are
physically equal to the males, and1 some
times surpass them. On the other hamd,
where the stature of the males ia con
sidered above the normal, the female
departs little from it St. Louis Glcbe-Democ-nt.
O SS "27 O STJ.X.A. .
. Tho fae-Binilo
BICYCLE INSURANCE.
It Is Not Always to lie Implloltlr Ha
iled On.
There is a lawyer in New York who
has no patience with, the fakir who re
sorts to the old confidence games when
the popularity of the bicycle offers
such a wide field for genteel swindling
operations. In. conversation with a bi
cycle dealer the other day, the lawyer
told of one form of swindling-. Said
he: "A man came into my office the
other day to see what I could do for
him. He had insured himself and his
bicycle in a western concern. The pol
icy cost one dollar a year. He insured
the bicycle for $100. He was to get six
dollars a week if he was laid uo by inr
juries received in an accident net daie
to his own negligence while riding on a
bicycle, and if he died within 30 days
of the effects of the accident his heirs
were to reoelve $300. And there were
various other clauses in the policy which
promised him sums ranging from $3
to $S00 for permanent injuries. He and
his wheel had been damaged about $16
worth, the concern wouldnt pay, and
ho was hot about it because he had been
told that the concern never dldpay any
thing to anybody only took in money
from bicyclists at the rate of one dollar
apiece. Well, I wrote on to tlhe con
cern in the west, callinig on them to set
tle up, and they simply wrote back that
they weren't satisfied that the accident
wasn't due to his own negligence, and if
he thought he had a good case, why he
could come on and sue and welcome to
So it.
"There was no way of reaching the
concern in this state, it would ' have
oost $200 or $300 to go out west anl
sue for the $10. and there dddn't seem to
be anything more to do. My client was
simply out one dollar, and had gained
some experience. But the affair struck
me as exhibiting an eay way of mak
ing money."
"There are bicycle insurance con
cerns like that," said the bicyclo
dealers. "I know of another that
does pay sometimes, just the same aa
policy dealers do pay sometimes when
a customer makes a hit. This concern
istroes a policy that purports to insure
against damages to the bicycle oansed
by collisions. It seems to read all right,
but when a friend of mine called, upon
tihe concern to do some fixing to his
wheel, made necessary by a pileup on
the Coney island cycle path, they asked
him: 'Were you in collision with a
public vdhicle?" and when he asked
what they meant they showed him a
clause in the policy which limited, it to
collision with publio vehicles, and ex
plained that a publio vehicle was a
trolley car, for instance. 'But you pre
tend to Insure against collisions of any
kind,' my friend remonstrated. 'So we
do,' they rrplied. 'We will insure you
against collisions with public vehicles,
hansom cabs, cows, single wheels, tan
die ms, or anything you like to-dhoose.
But you have to choose your accidents
in advance, You couldn't expect us to
insure you against everything for a
dollar, you know.' And that appeared
to settle it." N, Y, Sun.
STAFF OF LIFE 13 IN DANGER.
Doctors anil Otters Now Claim Tbat
Bread Is Dad (or tho Wealth.
And now tho Uootors. and 6ther peo
ple who think for us and tell us what
to do and what not to do have begun an
attack on bread, 'the one thing1 which
has always been considered impervious
to the doctor's probe and the micro
scoplst's instruments. In London the
war has boon started and the wise ones
are coming1 out In the mogazines and
newspaper declaring- that bread, far
from belnff the aaft of life, might al
most bo considered, tho staff of death.
T. P. O'Connoy is th leader of the as
sault and be ddvancca some novel and
interesting1 orgumsnts in, support of
his position 'that bread U highly in
jurious and should abandoned as a
steady dletv .
"It is a question," says O'Connor,
"which lies at tho basis of the health of
every person, Jn the community. If the
balance of expert opinion should prove
that bread is a destructive ngunt to di
gestion and health, as so many people
think, lu jt not tiins that the nation
should bo told so authoritatively and:
that another system of dietary should
bo recommended for adoption ? To pei
sist in the nso of aty unhealthy diet is
ethically as gTcnt an offense against
ourselves as the absorbtion of gin by
the sot of the west or the eating of
opium by tho wastrel of the east."
The contention of those who are op
posed to tho catlnff of such large quan
tities of bread is that since it contains
so ranch, starchy matter it Is very dif
ficult of digestion, and imposes a great
and unnecessary strain On the digestive
apparatus. O'Connor declares that a
number of people have come, under his
notice who have abstained from bread
for years and they hevo retained their
faculties unimpaired to a ripe old age.
The late Sir Isaac Holdon is perhaps"
one of the best examples of this theory.
He lived to be Dl years old and retained
every faculty nntil the very last. He
was very active in and outof parliament
and smoked and drank in moderation.
All of his friends attribute his longevi
ty to the fact that he avoided all foods
rich in starch, including bread. Starch
foods are not digested in the stomach,
but in tho first Intestine. They aro thirs
difficult of digestion, and, therefore,
less healthy than other dietary articles.
Chicago Chronicle.
Polished Celluloid Surfaces.
To obviate the rough or dull surface
resulting1 from coating- paper, wood,
etc., with fluid celluloid, the objects,
before or after mounting, are brought
into contact, in a heated condition and
under high pressure, with highly-polished
melal surfaces, the celluloid coat
ing being softened and pressed closely
against the polished surface and al
lowed to remain under pressure until
cool. Scientific American.
Railways in Holland are so care
fully managed that the accidental
deaths on them averago only one a year
for th entire country.
J&l, " ft
WILL YOU SHAKE HIM
Or Let Jack Shake You.
We are
showing
some of the
New Styles ia
Ulsters and Storm Coats
THIS WEEK.
So that you may get an idea of what
they look like and what they cost
PRICES $7.00 to SI 9.
For Men all Sizes.
PRICES $2 49 to $7.
For Boys, ages 4 fb 16.
Pick one out auy time, we will save
it for you and gunrautoe j ou will i ot
have tc pay ns much as others ask for
same quality.
Lots of Overcoats soli last
week. When you get one re
member ;
TH Urr a.
Main Entrance, 89-91 Bank St
ELEVATOR ENTRANCE,
84-86 South Main Street.
FEEDING
TKE CHILD.
The Food
Has Much to Do witl tho
Temperament.
That imperfect nutrition is the
cause ot mucn oi inai emotiunai
estrangement in childhood which is
called irritability, ugliness, viciousness.
or something of that sort, has been sat
isfactorily evidenced to the writer as
the result of a number of observations
which he has1 been able to make upon
young children. The following case is
typical of many others: H -Was a
well-formed child at birth, and con
tinued to develop normally during her
first five months. Throughout this time
she slept very well, and for the most
part seemed happy and contented. The
constant expression on her face
showed healthy feeling, and she rarely
made a disturbance. At about the
fifth month a change seemed to grad
ually come over her. She did not
sleep so well; the expression on her
face showed Ies3 happiness and con
tentment, and by the sixth month she
could be called an irritable and peevish
child. She who had been previously an
especially happy child did not now
smile often; and the things which or
dinarily attract children of that age
seemed to be of little moment to her. ,
Some member of the family was now
kept busy much of the time endeavor
ing to soothe her troubled spirit. This
state of affairs continued until about
the eighth month, when it was decided
to make a change in the diet. She was
given a food rich in materials to nour
ish the nervous system, and within a
week it was observed by all who knew
her that there was a marked improve
ment in her temperament. After two
weeks of proper nourishment she had
regained her former restfulness, sleep
ing peacefully a good portion of the
time; and gradually the expression of
irritability and moodiness disappeared.
Her face would now light up as former
ly with pleasant smiles whenever any
one she knew was about, and once
more she appeared to every one as a
very good-feeling, happy child. Trof.
M. V. O'Shea, in Appleton's Popular
Science Monthly.
Coal Not n Monition of War.
In time of war a neutral may allow
a belligerent's warship to enter its
ports, and may give 'it water and pro
visions enough to let it reach, its own
nearest port, but it may not provide
munitions of war. Coal originally was
not a "munition of war," because when
the principle of international law be
came settled there were no steam ves
sel. Trobably a man-of-war could ob
tain coal enough to enable her to reach
her nearest home port by the nearest
route; 6he certainly could not get any
more.
Corsica.
Hamilton Aide corrects the impres
sion that Corsica is full of bandits.
Afurder Is not uncommon from love
quarrels or the vendetta, but a trav
eler may go from one end of the island
to another, unarmed and unescorted,
without f ar of violence or pillage.
WATERBDRY FDREITDRE: CO,
135 TO 169 EAST MAIN ST.
JOHN MORIARTY Replies to Miss Sarah
J. Pritchard and the
To the Editor of the ' Democrat" :
The building operations which I have on hand, together with my other du
ties, le ive me little time iu which to reply to the distinguished authoress who .
did me the honor of mentioning my name in last Monday's American, .aild tnUld,; v
exceptiou to the work which I thiulc ouuht to be done at Library park.; , - ,
It is the most natural thing iu the worlt for tlios .'. who deli ;ht ia living for .
the dead to be opposed to those who delight in promoting the welfare of i her -living.
, '
Those of us who nre Christians believe that this world ia made for the living. :.
and NOT for the dead. , A v.
Those who have worked well for the livin aud were burie 1 many, years .
ago where Libraiy park now stands, linve g t tliei. reward among the efcetj-" ani
have nothing but pity for jO)r sinners like .Miss Pritchard and myself'1 who: are1 ,
struggling here below. My letter will not be iu vaiu if I can only interest oiflf
distinguished authoress in earing for the living. ,.
She has very valuable property in this city, for which she has 're fused
fabulous prieei, while constantly -'nskin aid from the city fathers, in thjway of .
reducing her taxes for the sake of a "little gain."' '"J
If the venerable lady was not opposed to progress, her tenants would, cot
be leaving lier uuiiuings, a-rats uo a sinking snip, ine property oi tca-.Tiuu .
should not be an eyesore to the community. '
Bus the funni: s:. thing of all is to liud the Iloa S. AY. Kellogg on the side"of -
the eiiamies of progress, after all we have done for him in sending him tOCon,
gress tin ee times. - : : ir.- (
Well, we shall remember the aged ttatesman for what he HAS done., lie
was useful once, but alas ! 70 years have done their work. ' '. ' "t'' t- -
Let us contract the spirit of the dead with that of the living. LisUp.lo the
Amer;ea:i Eagle sci earning to-day with delight over the possibility of AVaierbury 'y
having a new opera house ! And in connection therewith a magnificent , brick '
block, 12U feet front, four stories high, where the hustlers of the community jre. ..
runniug over each other to get veuls. Yes ! and the hustlers are welcome ; nonfl
others need apply. ' , - ' "
Oue hundred thousand dollars thrown into the caps aud pockets ot the peo-
pie after a bitter four years' pane? " y. Xrj-l
And then to make st.U further improvements, the Waterbury Furniture .
Company gives its ma inilicent stock over to the people nt half price. Wonderful
phenoaiena! This is the kind of blood which has made the name of . the Water-
t . ' . .. .. 1 ..... . . r . ' i q Vtoofo rP 4-1, a .. 1 . l.....A m.l. "
UU1T runillUic vuii.ujiij ... ' . . ' ..
us what we are. Wry respectfully, f
' JOHX MORIARTY.
-Cut Frice Sale of Carpets and Draperies now in progress"'
All Catpe'.s purchased at the sale will be Made, Lsid an$r".
Lined Free of Charge, D E S-C-Il I B-ED in a few words,) ia
up-to-date in every r spect, good quality and sold every vherev .
at .'oo. v - . . .
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The Waterbury
AMATEUR WORK IN ELECTRICITY
Anyone Can Produce the Mysterious
Force t Following tne Formulas.
Few things are so interesting for a
family group as experiments in an
amateur way with electricity and the
mysterious forces which can. be easily
prodiueed by followingcertain scientific
formulas. One ofthesimplest methods
of prodiucing a mildlcunren-tof electrici
ty is to insert a steel knife and a silver
fork in a large orange. The handles of
the kniDe and1 fork should) ' be soma
inches apart and if they are connected
by an. electrical measuring instrument
a perceptible current will pass. A
cucumber or any acicL fruit may be sub
stituted for the oratigE.
The making of a voltaic pile, is a
simple thing and when it is completed
the current produced may be allowed
to pass through: a dozen or more per
sonsseatedin a room-. All the parapher
nalia necessary wlil not cost a quarter.
Ten or more pieces of. zinc an inch
square and the same number of pieces
of copper of the surae size should, be
nsedl and) with) them thesame number of
pieces of paper, the latter soaked in
vinegar. When these nre at hand ar
range the pile in alternate layers of
zlno and copper with vinegar-soaked!
paper between that is, first lay dowoi
a piece of copper and on it a piece of
paper; then placo a piece of zinc andl
on that a piece of paper; then copper
and1 paper and so on alternately, sep
arating the metals with the paper each
time an5 being1 sure that at either end
of the pile is- a piece of zinc and a piece
of copper,
Tiihen. the pUe j3-compieted it should
foe soaketHiB vinejjar a mwnant ac.di then
wiped dry. Then the experimenter by
placing a foxefl-njrer at either end of
the pile can easily feel thecurrent pass
ing' through his body. In a number of
parsons sit in a circle a-ndl clasp hands
and those at either end of the line touch
respectively one of the voltaic pile, the
current will pass throu.gh the entire
party.
A thermopile, in which: tho current
is produced by beat, is mode by fas
tening the ends of six-inch, strips of
German silver and Copper wire in, Y
shapes, joining them until a succes
sion of V's or W's is produced. Then
the string of wire lengths should be
bent into the form of a star and the
inner points will be close together, A
lighted candle placed in the center,
equidistant from each point, will pro
duce a current which can be pjainly
felt. Chicago Chronicle.
Enemies of Progress
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uac icaiuiasi:o n uv nave ui.ua 'i
n r m- u n vv nr ia: s j m - -
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Furniture Co.
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Pent businessconducted for moderate FCES.- '
Sour Office is Opposite. O. S. pTEOTOrT , t
5 and we can secure patent ia lu tima I nan uwl O
? remote from Washington. . . . .
Send model, drawing or photo., tnth utstnp
ftion. advise, if patentable or not Ires cf e..
charsre. Our fee not due till patent is secure a. -A
PAMPHLET " How to Obtain Fatbits,1' wrtfcf i,
cost of same in the V. S. and -foreign ceeotrissK ,,
sent free. Address, i-tf i.Jt
PATENT OFFICE, WASHIRGTOH. D. C.
LOSING FLE8HPU
Then something Is wrong. Np mattOf j
what the cause, this going the wrong
way must be stopped.' You must fop :i
that little hacking cough. You must aC,
well. l' You must sleep well.' - ' f
nH ANGIER'S
a -vtj.
Petroleum
U EMULSION HpwU
will help you to do all this. Perhaps yo
thought cod-Hver oil was necsitij,si'
have dreaded the necessity of fa&fitff itt
Your sensitive stomach rebelled'it C6d
liver oil is not necessary. Our Pti
seeping mn. t
Sold by all druEffUts. SOc. and Slipa
Angler, uiieinical i;o.,AJiston uiatric
To Dry Wet 'SsOesi1''"' i
First wipe off gently with a soft clotty
all surface water and mud; thea,"whilfc.
still wet, rub well with paraffin oil, ua-S
ing for the purpose the f urred. sde of1
flannel. Set them aside .until -i pa
tlally dry, when a second ' treatment
of oil is advisable. , They majr.then bes
deposited in a conveniently- 'warm.-.,
place, where they will dry gradually
and thoroughly. Before applying',
blacking or kid dressing, give them a.
final rubbing with the flannel, s still
slightly damped -with paraffin, and yon'
boots will be soft and flexible 'tea ne
kid, nnd be very little affe6ted by the
Hath in the rain. N. Y. Tribune. -
It is no unusual thing1 for a vessel .
plying between Japan and loadon to
carry 1,000,000 fans of all kinds as a
ingle item of its cargo. '
The Modern Cleaner
Will not cause the hands
'U'--'
to redden or chap. , It
leaves them.;.sruooth
and soft.; "
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