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, RAILROADS IN JAPAN.
Nil l-inil'irinr 1 *» r Inter* the Cari and
tin- Nt uilmii I- t'r<»tiil>tt«*«|.
Ti o rail? a i -f Japan nr.- solidlr
■ . •. .:! : ■ fe. rut. savs the
I .. ; .1. • it--'i i .- t auL'e
V • •• ' \i* • a' t'n ears
.II fe. 1 b.llg
I • r.- a:-. :-«t s< . I an I third
aami tiie far. - are ?• r several
< .i-s ». « :.• . two ami 11;ree -• n■ - -ontx|
a in.'l !..• Japan. -• are gr> at trav
,.ii- ut.-i Here ti.an line tent lis of
the travel is • f ■<ind ami third class.
]:• : ,*• f -p. Ed i- nioform!;. about
- at, h- ,r The trains
nr. r .?i >.|i at i- lii.o.in n-- the
' -talT'" -b ' i::d a tra.n is lot al
'•.'.v,. 1 to leate the stat ■ ii where it
meets am ■? i.. r ut.t i. ti has
I', e. it. .! fr. m ..mi;., I- r of the
. t:o r tram a symbol called a -t;t:T"
which I.ls i-v idenee t hat he is entitled
to leave
In the first-class carriage, which is
cither one ro.un. like our drawing
room cars. "r in three compartments
like the English. ..nc tin.ls cushioned
seats, wash hand bowls ami water clos
ets, and generally a t. up..: and cups,
the former occasionally replenished
with hot water. If this is lacking, the
passenger can buy on the platform at
any station a teapot full of tea and a
imp for two ami on. half cents. The
teapot is pretty en ugh to hring a
14carter in tliis eoui try. ami the cup
would be cheap at ten cents. You buy
the whole "outfit" and could carry it
away if you phased. As a rule, the
pot and cup are left in the ear and
about sixty per cent, of them are re
covered hy tin* vender.
The railroads in Japan are partly
owned bv the government and partly
by private stockholders, hut the rates
and rules of the government roads
govern the others also. At all the
stations are overhead bridges, and
crossing the track at grade is pro
hibited, as in England. The stations
are roomy ami neat, the platforms
ample, anil at both ends of the plat
form the name of the station is con
spicuously posted. The passenger
shows his ticket on going through the
gate to his train, and surrenders it at
the gate on leaving. No conductoren
ters the cars. We also miss the famil
iar visit of the enterprising young
man who sells newspapers and pop
ular books, and who loads our seats at
home with lozenges, photograph al
bums, comic periodicals, vegetable
ivory, matches, chewing gum and
other merchandise.
KEEPING A PRIVATE NOTE BOOK.
Employe* of Cfvfl Engineer* Arc Not
Allowed ThW I'rlvllege.
"He was the best surveyor and
draughtsman in my employ," said a
well-known civil engineer of this city
a few days ago, ruferring to a man
whom he had just discharged. "I dis
covered a short time ago that he was
keeping a private note book, and, after
notifying him that he must stop it,
and again learning that he was con
tinuing the practice, I was obliged to
discharge him."
1 asked the gentleman to explain
what he meant by "keeping a private
note book."
( "A surveyor," said he, "in doing a
piece of work makes minutes as he goes
along of the lines he runs, of the vari
ous points marking the bounds of the
lands he is surveying, and all such
data as is not only necessary for the
drawing of his plans, but also incident
ally that which may aid him in the
case of any other survey being mada
later on.
"This data, you see, really consti
tutes a sort of capital or stock in trade,
for if the party owning the land ever
wishes another survey of it for any
purpose he will naturally apply to that
same surveyor, who. having these old
memoranda, can do the work easier
and more cheaply than any other sur
veyor. Oftentimes, after many years
have elapsed and old landmarks have
passed away, those minutes become
very valuable.
"Consequently a civil engineer al
ways wishes to keep these in his own
hands, and men in his employ are not
allowed to make copies of minutes of
surveys which they make while in his
employ. Otherwise, an old employe,
in leaving and setting up in business
for himself, could carry away a large
slice of his employer's business.
"This is the reason why I have dis
charged my best employe upon finding
that he was persisting in the practice."
TOMB OF CONFUCIUS.'
Beached by an Avenue Lined with Bto Be
Flgnree or Animal* and Myth*.
The city of Chufu-hsien, the Mecca
of the believers of Confucianism, is in
the province of Shangtung, one of the
most populous districts of the orient.
Here Confucius was born and here his
sacred bones lie buried. The tomb,
which is located in one of the largest
cemeteries in the province, about
three miles out from the city above
mentioned, is described by the St.
Louis Republic as one of the most im
posing in the whole empire. The grave
itself is surmounted by an earth
mound about twelve feet in height, the
whole surrounded by a cluster of
gnarled oaks and stately cypress trees.
He fore the mound is a tablet about six
feet broad and twenty feet high, upon
which is inscribed the names and deeds
of the great founder of Confucianism,
a religion adhered to by over four hun
dred million human beings. The bur
den of this inscription, according to
reliable translation, is "Perfect One,"
"Absolutely Pure," "Perfect Sage,"
'First Teacher," "Great Philosopher,"
ete. The avenue which leads up to
the philosopher's tomb is even more in
teresting than the actual place of
burial itself. On each side of this
avenue are rows of huge animals cut
in stone—lions, tigers, elephants and
horses, beside numerous mythical
creatures, such as animals half dog
and half frog, beasts with four legs
and twice avmany wings, besides a mul
titude of unnamable monsters that
never lived on the earth, in the water
or in the air. Taken altogether the
burial place of Confucius is one of the
chief snots of interest in the orient.
THE TERM "YANKEE."
Various Theories Which Here Been Ad.
vanced as to Its Origin.
The theories which have been ad
vanced as to the origin of the name
Yankees are numerous. According to
Thierny, it was a corruption of Jakin,
a diminutive of John, which was a
nickname given by the Dutch colo
nists of New York to their neighbors
in the Connecticut settlements.
In a history of the American wax
written by Dr. William Gordon and
published in 1789 was another theory.
Dr. Gordon said that it was a cant
word in Cambridge, Mass., as early as
1713, used to denote especial excellence
—as a Yankee good horse, Yankee
good cider, etc. lie supposed that it
was originally a byword in the college,
and being taken by the students into
parts of the country gradually obtained
general currency in New England, ana
at length came to be taken up in other
parts of the country and applied to
New Englanders as a term of slight re
proach.
Auburv, an English writer, says that
it is derived from a Cherokee word—
eankee—which signifies coward and
slave. This epithet was bestowed upon
the inhabitants of New England by
the Virginians for not assisting them
in a war with the Cherokees. The
most probable theory, however, is that
advanced by Mr. lieckewelder—that
the Indiars in endeavoring to pro
nounce the word English, or Anglais,
made it Yengees or Yangees and thii
originated the term.
Water 1.,-vel of Two Oceans,
When the I'anama canal was first 1
proposed, there was a great cry about
the dangers courted in opening, up
such a "ditch," some extremists de
claring that the "lives of millions ol
human beings were at stake." This j
general alarm was caused by the argu- i
men: that the waters on the Pacific
-•.ile of tie' isthmus were hundreds of
feet hi_'ht r than were those on the At
lant ie-id. . ami that the great rush of
ua'.ri •i v. ii up t ii- •I: ffireiu-e i n the
lev, 1 of the atjs would drown
all l-mthcin Ameriea and most o!
Mexico and Yucatan. Would-be en
gine. r- and sen-ati.uia! editors passed
their . pinions or wrote editorials on
the subject. It now transpires, as a
result of actual survey, that the Atlan
tic and not tiie Pacific, is the higher of
the tu.i alls, and that in place of
the difference being hundreds of feet,
as had In en affirmed, the surface of
the water on the east side of the isth
mus i- exactly m\ and one-half feet
higher than it i-. on the western bide.
DESTRUCTIVE EARTHQUAKES.
buiiie of the Appalling boulters That
llsve \Ulteil Japan.
Earthquakes are of so frequent oc
currence in Japan that they are looked
upon as a matter of course, and unless
they are accompanied with a serious
loss of life and destruction of property,
tiie outside world hears little of them.
Some of the earliest Japanese tradi
tions. says Harper's Weekly, are of ex
tremely destructive earthquakes, and
many fanciful tales are told of those
which happened previous to tin* times
of trustworthy historical records. Hut
there are many authentic records ol
earthquakes which destroyed whole
cities. The most serious of these dis
turbances in recent times was that ol
ls'gi, when, in Yedo, which was the
center of the quake, 14.J41 dwelling
houses and 1,64'J fireproof storehouses
were overturned. In the last days of
the past October there was a very serf- j
ous earthquake about Oifu and Nagoya. j
and there was great loss of life and
property. There were slight earth- j
quakes on Sunday, October -sth, j
and these continued with inereas-1
iug severity until the morning of the
following Friday. During the last twe
days of the quake, distinct
shocks were felt and recorded. At (lifu
the houses tumbled down and caught
fire, and those people nut caught in the
ruins lied to the country and the hills:
but in nearly every house it is reported
that one or more unfortunate victim
was caught. How great the loss of life
has been has not yet been reported, but
enough is *» cwn to place the loss at
several thousands. When the firs!
shock was felt at tiifu the up and down
trains on the Takaido railway were
just meeting. The shock was accom
panied by a rumbling sound, and the
people on the train thought that there
had been a collision. On looking outof
the windows, however, they saw the
station in ruins, and the water in s
neighboring pond dashing violently
from side to side. As the shocks con
tinued, cracks in the earth were ob
served two or three feet wide, opening
and closing. The shipping in the vari
ous hi bors was very much injured, anc
one ship which recently arrived at San
Francisco reported that when seventy
miles at sea a violent shock was felt,
the sea was lashed into a foam, the
waves broke over the decks, and th«
maintopmast and crosstrees were lost
These disturbances at sea have beet
very common in previous earthquakes,
and several limes great ships in Japa*
nese ports have had great difficulty it
weathering such unaccustomed condi
tions.
ANIMALS LOVE THE WEED.
A liar, and Colt That Will Chew All tbi
Tobacco They Can Get.
The claim set forth from time im
memorial by tobacco haters, that nr
animal would touch the weed, thai
even the hog felt above it, seems des
lined to receive a serious setback. Eu
gene Russell, a farmer living on the
Post Bay road near Lake Ontario, it
the owner of a mare and colt that art
extremely fond of tobacco. The marc
formed the habit long before the birtl
of the colt, and in the case of the young
ster the appetite seems to have been in
herited. Three years ago Mr. ltussel
decided that he would cure the mart
of her labit, and to do so he gave hei
two pounds of fine cut which she de
voured with relish. This not fazing
her a bit he tried leaf tobacco, of whicl
he is a producer in a small way. Aftei
stowing away a quantity of this sh<
showed symptoms of distress. Shf
was dizzy, and wanted to lie down ant
think over her sins, about as a smal
boy might have wanted to do undei
similar circumstances. This settlec
her, as far as the plain leaf was con
cerned. She has never tasted it since
though fine cut touches the spot th<
same as ever it did.
This was not long previous to thf
birth of the colt, and the little fellov
exhibited almost from the first the
"hankering" for a chew. It was be
stowed while he was yet at nurse, ant
from that day to this both animals wil
follow any stranger all over the lo'
who has the smell of tobacco about hit
clothes. The colt, strange to say, was
not affected by the mother's aversior
to natural leaf but loves that even bet
ter than fine cut and masticates all o:
either that is forthcoming. Both ani
mals are beauties, and no healthier an
to be found in horseflesh in these parts
Mr. Russell says he thinks the use o?
tobacco has kept them from having in
testinal worms, which so often distres.-
horses and injufe their digestion. Th<
mare is now eleven years old and thi
colt is over two.
, EARLESS EZEKIEL EADS.
A Freak of Nature, Born Earless — HI*
Hair %Vas Piebald.
Ezekiel Eads, who died in Green*
county, N. Y., in thespringof 1885, wai
surely a fit subject for a dime museum
even though he never descended to tha
level, says the Wheeling (W. Va.) Reg
ister. Strictly speaking, Eads was ii
several respects a most remarkabh
creature. He was born without cars
not even having apertures where thi
ears should have been. His deformity
sad as it was, may be said to have beer
partly alleviated by the curious con
struction of the inner portion of hii
head, which enabled him to hear com
mon conversation through his mouth.
When addressed he would instantlj
open his mouth and readily give an
swers to interrogations put to him ii
an ordinary tone of voice. But Ezekiel'i
lack of ears was not his only distinction
He had a heavy crop of black hau
spotted with white, the spots them
selves being in exact shape of humai
cars, feet, hands, etc. When he wa
quite a small boy it was noticed tha
his black hair was interspersed witl
oddly shaped spots of white, which
however, did not take on their dis
tinctive shapes until he had passed hi
fifteenth year.
W hen Mr. Eads' died he left one son
aged forty-five, whose hair was as blacl
as coal, not a single gray hair being dis
cernible, and another son, thirteei
years of age. whose hair was as gTay a
that of a man of seventy.
Wealth Out of a Poor Farm,
There is a man in Alabama who, ac
cording to the New Orleans States,
takes life very easy for the simple rea
son that his farm extends up and down
the Louisville & Nashville railroad for
a distance of fifty or sixty miles. A
great many persons will be disposed to
doubt this statement, but nevertheless
it is the truth. A short time ago the
old Alabama countryman was a victim
of impecuniosity because his farm was
so poor that the cats would not stay on
it, but one day the engineers of the
road came along and discovered that
his farm was nothing more than a vast
deposit of gravel, the very material
they desired to use as ballast for the
bed of the road. They endeavored tc
buy the farm outright, but the old
countryman stubbornly refusing to
sell the only home he had on earth it
was finally arranged to pay him a roy
alty on every car load of gravel taken
from his land. The royalty has made
him rich, and as the supply of gravel
is practically inexhaustible he will
soon be able to boast that his farm is
the largest in the world and extends
ill the way from New Orleans te Louis-,
?ille. . •
HIS CHOSEN HOME.
A Lovelorn Man Wliu llan I lvctl la Jail
Years.
William Kothwi-il ha« been in the
Dedham. Ma-s.. jai! twenty-three years.
Rothwcll is sixty-eight years old. and
for the many years ho has been in jail
he has made and mended the clothing
of hundreds of prisoners. Itothwell
ramr from a wealthy family in Eng
land. and was well educated. When
tirst known in Dedham he was arrested
hy < ifficer George 11. Morse for drunken
ness. While serving sentence at the
jail he showed aptness as a tailor, al
though never before having had experi
ence at the trade. After serving his
sentence he was given some money hy
the sheriff or official in charge of the
jail and he left t iwn. He remained
awav hut a few days, however. Upon
his return he went to Officer Morse and
requested that a charge be made against
him either of drunkenness or vagrancy.
A charge was made, he pleaded guilty
ami he was returned to jail, and the
itoston Herald says Kothwell has con
tinued this course for the past twenty
three year..
Although age bears its mark, his
countenance shows refinement. He has
become very deaf, lie can he seen by
any visitors in the guard-room of the
jail seated upon his bench plying his
needle through the garments worn hy
the prisoners. He lias a brother, a
wealthy merchant in New York city,
who recently visited him. He has been
repeatedly entreated by liis relatives,
not only in New York, but in Lan
cashire. England, to leave his prison
home and live with them, hut he says:
"I am contented in the home that I
chose twenty-three years ago and I
shall not leave it so long as I can re
main there, either by hospitality or
legal sentences by the courts."
ltoth well's life has a romance. When
a young man at college he fell in love
with a wealthy young English lady.
She accepted his attention as a suitor.
Money he had in plenty, and being
young, spirited, and kind of heart, had
many boon companions. He began to
drink, and the young woman discarded
him. He then left his native land and
went to Australia. For several years
none of his relatives knew where he
was, until twenty-three years ago
he sent a letter to his mother in Eng
land, telling her where he was. He has
the freedom of the jail at Dedham, and
the guard-room would he lonesome to
the officers without his presence.
POISON FOR APACHE ARROWS;
Rattlesnake Headt and lied Ante Cooked
Into a Jelly Annually.
Although the Apaches have had lit
tle or 110 use for their poisoned weap
ons for years, still they, because of a
tribal instinct, each summer season (jo
through an annual preparation of their
arrow tips as carefully and methodical
ly as if an old-time war were near at
hand. This work on the arrows, as de
scribed by the l'omona Progress, is one
piece of labor that the Indian brave
will not leave to the squaws. lie gath
ers a dozen or more rattlesnake heads
and puts them in a spherical earthen
vessel. With these he puts half a pint
of a species of large red ant that is
found in many parts of Arizona. The
bite of this ant is more poisonous than
that of a bee. Upon these he pours a
bit of water and then seals up with
moist earth the lid of this vessel. He
then digs a hole two feet deep into the
ground, in which he builds a roar
ing fire and puts in some stones.
When the interior of the hole and the
stones are red-hot he makes a place in
the bottom for the earthen vessel and
puts it in. Alxrnt it and upon it he puts
the coals and hot stones, and upon the
top he builds a fierce fire and keeps it
up for twenty-four hours. Then he digs
out his vessel, and, standing off with a
long pole, he disengages the top and lets
the fumes escape. The Indian insists
that if the fumes should come in hia
face they would kill him. The mass
left at the bottom of the vessel is a
dark brown paste. To test the efficacy
of his concoction a recent traveler saw
an Indian with his hunting knife make
a cut in his bare leg just below the
knee and let the blood run down to his
ankle. Then taking a stick he dipped
it into the poison aud touched the de
scending blood at the ankle. It imme
diately began to sizzle, as if it were
cooking the blood, and the poison fol
lowed the blood right up the leg, siz
zling its wav until the Indian scraped
the blood off with the knife. The sav
age assured the pale face that had he
allowed the poison to reach the mouth
of the wound he would have been a
dead man in twenty minutes.
THE GRAND OLD WOMAN.
A Kama to Which Mrs Gladstone Is En.
titled. ».•»
Sir Andrew Clark has often been
heard to say that Mrs. (Gladstone is
quite as much entitled to the name of
the Grand Old Woman as her evergreen
husband is to that of the Grand Old
Man. On January 13 last, says the
London Telegraph, Mrs. Gladstone's
eightieth birthday came round and she
passed the morning in writing letters to
her friends in England, a task which
she accomplished without wearing
glasses of any kind as aids to her sight.
In fact, she has never yet known what
it is to need spectacles, and yet her eyes
are as bright as those of a young
woman. Every morning passed by Mr.
and Mrs. Gladstone at Hawarden sees
them both at church, nearly three
fourths of a mile from the castle.
Close to the church is the corrugated
iron building in which Mr. Gladstone
has already deposited about twenty
thousand volumes, the overflow of his
own private library at the castle, every
volume of which he has placed with his
own hand on the shelves of the new
library, which he has given to the par
ish of HaWarden. Be the weather what
it may, the prime minister invariably
walks to church and back, taking par
ticular pleasure in this matutinal exer
cise when snow is falling heavily. Mrs.
Gladstone goes thither and back in her
little pony carriage, which Bhe drives
herself. It is said that Mr. Gladstone
does not know what it is to have a head
ache or to suffer from cold feet
WHITE HORSE OF LAMBOURNE.
The Strange Natural Formation Which
Mix Be Seen on nn EngUih HUlilde.
In Berkshire, England, is situated a
hill on the steep sides of which is the
figure of a gigantic horse whose di
mensions are almost an acre in extent.
The head, neck, body and tail of this
wonderful figure consist of wide
white lines, as does also each of its
four legs. The outlines of this mon
strous specimen of the genus equinus
are formed by cutting trenches in the
chalk, of which the hill is mainly com
posed, the ditches being from two to
three feet deep and about ten feet in
width. The chalk of the trenches be
ing of a beautiful white and the sur
roundings the greenest of the green,
makes the figure of the horse plainly
discernible, according to the Philadel
phia Press, at a distance of about
twelve miles. This is the famous
"White Horse of I.ambourne." The
white horse is known to have been the
standard of the Saxons, and some have
supposed that this monster emblem
atic figure was made by liengist, one
of the Saxon kings. Mr. Wise, an an
tiquarian who has written much on
the white horse of Berkshire, brings in
several arguments to prove that this
figure was made by or under orders
from Alfred during the reign of Ethel
red, his brother, and that it is a monu
ment to a victory over the Danes in the
year 871. Other well-known writers
are of the opinion that the celebrated
white horse is a natural freak—one of
nature's oddest oddities. Ashmead-
Burrton thinks that the early tribes
noticed that the outlines of the freak
resembled a horse to a certain extent
and that they worked it into its pres
ent shape-, at least that they gave the
outlines their present graceful sym
metry. However this may be, it has
been the custom since time out of mem-
ory f'>r the neighboring 1 peasants to
assemble on a certain day of each
year, usually about midsummer, to
clear away tiie weeds from around the
white horte and to trim the edges of
the trenches s«» as to preserve the color
and shape. This task is known all
over England as ••scouring' the white
horse."
A FIERCE BATTLE WITH GEESE.
I'enillur Koperleiirr of a Tioga Mush
room Hunter.
An interesting and rather peculiar
battle, says the Philadelphia Times,
was witnessed the other morning by a
number of persons who were driving
along the old summer road, in the
Twenty-eighth ward. In a field lying
on the north side of the old thorough
fare and east of Harris' Bcllevue truck
farm an aged Herman was gathering
mushrooms, and while peering about
the pasture for the toothsome fungi, in
a stooping attitude, a flock of "Gander
hill" geese strutted under a post and
rail fence from a neighboring jsind and
marched with their necks extended at
full length toward the stranger, who at
first paid no attention to their hissing,
but continued, every now and again to
reaeli down and pick a mushroom.
lie soon learned to his sorrow that
the geese were considerably above the
average flock for bold persistency and
determined fight. One old gander acted
as leader, anil, after .marshaling his
forces into position, led on to the fight
by luridly attacking the intruder and
striking liira a stunning blow on the
nose. Before lie could recover from the
effect two of the geese, one from each
side, flew at his face, each taking hold
of an ear and holding on with bull-dog
tenacity, while they battered his head
and face with their clipped wings.
The sharp points of the cut feather
stems brought the blood from his cheeks
and forehead at every flap, lie jumped
and pranced around like mad. wildly
gesticulating and .muttering cries and
curses in German.
Two others of his feathery assailants
flew upon his hack and began peeking
him on the head and neck, while the
others took hold upon the legs of his
trousers and his coat tails and tugged
till they fairly dragged him to a
swampy part of the field, where one of
poor fellow's feet sank in the 'slippery
mud and he fell backward in the slime.
A man in one of the passing wagons
hurried to his assistance, armed with a
bean pole snatched from the truck gar
dens. 11c arrived just in time to pre
vent the enraged geese from killing
their victim.
Even the blows from the tough cedar
bean pole for a time had no effect on the
geese, and it was not until five of them,
with their necks broken, [lay quiver
ing on the grass that the poor old Ger
man. his face covered with blood and
his clothing with mud, could be deliv
ered.
lie was led out to the old Summer
road, placed in the wagon, and kindly
driven to his home in Tioga. The only
reason that can Ih> given for the unu
sual behavior of the geese is that a rag
picker who resembled the German in
appearance about a week ago carried
away several goslings that belonged to
one of the geese.
PROGRESS IN RAILWAY BUILDING
Advance Made In the United State* and
fe t.reat Krltaln.
Great liritain and Ireland have now
about 20,000 miles of railways, of which
a little over one-half are double
tracked. Their capital stock and debt
amount to the enormous sum of $600,-
000,000. The net earnings were last
year a little over 4 per cent, of the capi
tal invested and the gross earnings
were for last year almost $410,000,000.
The railway system of the Knifed
Kingdom is practically finished, says
the Ihttsburgh Chronicle-Telegraph.
Nothing in the way of new
railroad construction is going on
worth mentioning. A little over
100 miles of new road were added,
and a part of this was an exceptional
matter. The picture presented in these
few figures is that of a finished coun
try, fully developed in all parts and re
sources.
Now turn to the United States. Our
mileage now amounts to 171,000 miles,
more than eight times as large as that
of Great Rritain. The gross earnings
last year amounted to over a thousand
millions of dollars. During this time
there were railroads of a total length
of nearly 4,000 miles constructed. In
other words, every three or four years
we build as many miles of railroad as
the total number that suffices the Eng
lish, Scotch and Irish people.
And the American task is not done by
any means. The growth along exist
ing lines can well be imagined when it
is considered that the English railways
serve a population of 39,000,000, or one
mile for every 1,000 inhabitants, while
our 170,000 miles serve for 60,000,000 of
people, or one mile for 360 inhabitants.
Married Out of III* Kank.
Prince Ernst, of the Saxe-Meiningen,
who married Miss Jansen, the daughter
of the German historian, a few days
ago, is now thirty-five years old. He is
the second son of the aged reigning
duke of Meiningen and his second wife,
a princess of Hohenlohc-Langenburg.
The eldest son of the duke is married
to Princess Charlotte, of Prussia, eldest
sister of the present emperor of Ger
many, and known for many years as
the "Hohenzollern Venus." Prince
Ernst has lived in Munich, and owing
to his literary and scicnti6c tastes is
extremely popular in the cultivated cir
cles of society in the llavarian capital.
It was in Munich that he met his wife,
a beautiful and clever woman. As the
old duke married a few years ago for
his third wife a woman without a title,
he had little reason to oppose the wise
choice of his second son.
MOTHERS,
and especially nursing mothors, need
the strengthening support and help
that comes with Dr. Pierce's Fa
vorite Prescription. It lessens the
pains and burdens of child-bearing,
insures healthy, vigorous offspring,
and promotes an abundant secretion
of nourishment on the part of the
mother. It is an invigorating tonio
made especially for women, per
fectly harmless in any condition
of the female system, as it regu
lates and promotes all the natural
functions and never conflicts with
them.
The " Prescription" builds up,
strengthens, and cures. In all the
chronic weaknesses and disorders
that afflict women, it is guaranteed
to benefit or cure, or the money
is refunded.
For every case of Catarrh which
they cannot cure, the proprietors of
Dr. Sage's Catarrh Remedy agree
to pay #SOO in cash. You're cured
by its mild, soothing, cleansing, and
healing properties, or you're paid.
Word is received in Walla Walla
that a joint excursion of home-seekers
from Nebraska, lowa and Kansas will
leave Cheyenne over the Union Pacific,
on September 10, for Eastern Wash
ington, to look at lands. A second ex
cursion is being arranged for the
month of October with a view to look
ing over the irrigated districts.
Entertaining, Useful,
THE IHTBBSTATB FAIB!
A r T TACOMA,
EXHIBITS IX A WONDERFUL DEGREE
The Resources of our State.
The Wonders of the Northwest,
Strange Customs of Other Lands,
Novelties of Invention.
Achievements of Industry.
AND MUCH THAT WILL LEAVE AN IMPRESSION UPON
THE MIND THAT WILL BE OE LASTING BENEFIT. : :
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The Mirror Maze, the Turkish Village the Cy
clorama. the Scenic Railway, the Ferris Wheel,
in prospect, and various other outside shows
afford an opportunity for recreation and in
struction that is unsurpassed.
Open Until November Ist.
Few Words of Counsel, Especially to Democrats.
Olympia, Wash., Sept. 11, 1894.
I)kak SIK:
It is especially desirable that a full representation be present by
delegates at the Democratic County Convention, to be held in Olym
pia, on Saturday, Sept. 22d, to elect delegates to the State Conven
tion, and if deemed advisable at that time, to select a county ticket.
The political conditions seem to be auspicious of success. There is
victory for a bold, determined, aggressive campaign for an adminis
tration of county affairs which will lighten the burden resting upon
the shoulders of the taxpayer. There is a triumph for the principles
which recognize equality before the law and special privileges to
none. For the lirst time in many years we have a divided enemy to
fight. For the first time those who have been giving life and strength
to the Republican party have been relegated to back places—not by
their own consent or of their own volution—but to serve the selfish
purpose of a new element which by " ways that are dark and tricks
that are vain" have begun the arduous task of erecting a new party
fabric on the ruins of the old. To accomplish this, they are com
pelled to show reason why they have deposed their leaders They
admit that the administration of public affairs has been, and still is,
extravagant and profligate. Their platform charges the blame to the
system of public service established by law, which was enacted by
Legislatures largely Republican and which have been administered
almost exclusively by Republican officers, State and county. What
better grounds could we ask for successful warfare?
With a divided foe; with our own ranks united; with the im
perative necessity for a change; with the profligate record of the
enemy to curse and the prestige of Democracy everywhere it has
gained a foothold to bless; with hope aroused and hearts exultant, a
good, enthusiastic beginning will ensure triumphant results.
Mark the prediction! Surely as each Democrat does his full duty
in this contest, just so sure will victory be ours in November. To
begin aright is one great essential for success. That duty is upon us
now. We want a full representation. Come in person. Do not
send proxies. Let every precinct l>e up and doing. The crisis in
public affairs demands that every citizen do his full duty.
By order of the Central Democratic Club.
11. R. IIILL,
President.
"THE FAIR."
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A new lot of goods just received
from Chicago. Come and see the
new additions to our counters.
Curtain Poles, with all the fix
tures compete, only 35 cents.
All of 25 cent novels will be sold
for 10 cents each. 50 cent novels
in the same proportion.
"THE FAIR,"
613-61.7 Union Block.
IF YOU WANT TO BUY A
GOOD FARM
IN
Thurston % Lewis
COUNTIES.
Call at the Real Estate Office of
WILLIAM RAGLESS,
Corner of Sussex and Sherdan Sts., Tenino.
June 20,1894. tf
tk«. F. Hfiry C. Prvir, Hnrt C. Rsi», Rrtritrri
NORTHERN
PACIFIC R.R.
HUNS
Pullman Sleeping Cars
Elegant Dining Cars
Tourist Sleeping Cars
I ST. PAUL
I MINNEAPOLIS
V DULUTH
1 PAHOO
To / OBAND FORKS
\ CROOKBTON
I WINNIPEG
I HELENA and
I BUTTE
THROUGH TIUKETS TO
CHIC AGO,
WASHINGTON.
PHILADELPHIA
NEW YORK.
BOSTON, AND
ALL POINTS EAST
and SOUTH.
TIME SCHEDULE.
EAST.
Leave Portland 9 00 a. n>
Leave Olympia 2 M p. m
Leave Taeoma 4 |sp.m
Arrive Seattle 0 15 p. m
WEST.
Leave Seattle 9 uo a. m
Leave Taeoma. to 40 a. m
Leave Olympia 11 5:1 a. u
Arrive Portland. ... .. 540 p. 111
For Information, time cards, maps and tickets
write or call on
A. E. STANFORD,
Agent, Olympia Wash
Or A. D. CHARLTON,
Assistant (ieneral Passenger Agent,
No. til First St. cor. Washington,
Portland, Oregon.
ROBT. FROST,
DEALER JN
General Hardware,
AGENT FOR
Knapp, Burrell & Co.,
BAIN WAGONS
—AND—
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS.
D. M. Osborne & Co.,
SELF-BINOERB REAPERB
AND
MOWERS
Judson and Giant Powder,
For stump aud tree blasting.
Goods at factory prices. Call for de
scriptive circulars.
Caveats, and Trade-Marks obtained, and all Pat
ent business conducted for Moderate Fees
Our Office is Opposite U.S.Patent Office.
and we ran secnre patent In less time than those
remote from Washington.
Send model, drawing or photo., with descrip
tion. we advise, if pateutalde or not. free of
charge. Our fee not due till patent is secured
A Pamphlet. "How to Obtain Patents," with
names of actual clients in your State, countv.or
town, acnt free. Address,
C.A.SNOW&CO.
Oppotits Pitant Office, Wuhiaftoe, 0. C.
A. J?. FITCH,
ATTORNEY-AT- LAW.
[TRACTICES in all Courts snd U S Laud
I Oflcra.
ROOMS 2 AND 3 TURNER'S BLOCK.
OLYMPIA. : . \V AS „.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
LAND OFFICE AT OLYMHA, WASH f
Aug. 29, ls#t. ' j
Notice is hereby given that the following-named
settler has Bled notice of his intention to make
dual proof in support of his claim, and lhat said
proof will be made before the Register aud Re
reiver st Olympia, Wash-, on Saturday Oet ri
lHut. via: 8. 11. Patterson, fid. Eutn No 1 Hp!
N!" IM Eastf '* lUd W '' SE "WW
lie names the following witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon and cultivation of said
land, viz. Kodenck Hyrd, ol Roy, Wash,; J. M.
Bhaw, of Ro>, Wash.; Stephen p Judson of itov
Wash.; Frank Kose, of Roy. Wash '
JESSE F. MURPHY.
Date of first publication, Aug. 31,159 L C!? " ter '
ill is m II m
WATER FRONT PROPERTY.
Fifteen Hundred Feet or Less from the Capital City Property.
BILLINGS' ADDITION N
51,000,000 Capitol to be Erected Within 1540 Feet from
This Addition,
This well known addition overlooks the beau
tiful Olympia business center, and when the
Capitol building is finished SBOO would not be
ah'gh price for a lot in this addition, if our
city should grow as we think it ought to.
let in On tlie Ground Floor
BY PURCHASING NOW.
Seventy-five of these lots will be placed on the market
for 30 days at $75 each; $5 cash, and $5 per month. Th e
best savings bank is real estate, judiciously purchased.
The best way for those who have no property is to buy it
first and then pay for it.
New York, Chicago and Philadel
phia have faith in Olympia. Boston,
Atlanta and New Orleans are buying
property in Olympia.
Outsiders Have Confidence
in Olympia.
WRITE OR CALL OUST
Lacey Investment Co.
OLYMPIA, WASM.
( THE f
lIIIMIIAi
i JOB ROOMS |
Printing by band, Printing of placards,
Printing by steam, Printing of bills,
Printing from type, Printing of curt-notes
Or from blocks by the ream For stores or for mills.
Printing in black. Printing of labels,
Printing »o white, All colors or use, sirs;
Printing in colors, Especially fit for
Sombre and bright. Thrifty producers.
Jj
Printing for merchants, Printing of forms.
And land agents, too; All sorts you can get,
Printing for any Legal, commercial.
Who vo printing to do. Or bouses to let.
jj
Printing for bankers, Printing for drapers.
Clerks, auctioneers; For grocers, for all
Printing for druggists, Who want printing done.
For dealers in wares. And who'll come or say call.
Printing of pamphlets. Printing done quickly,
And bigger books, to; Bold, stylish and neat,
In fact there are few things At the office of the STANDARD
But what we can do. On Washington street.
Corner Washington and Second Sts.
CALL ON US ONCE. YOU'LL CULL AGAIN
Pacific* IVleat Company
J AMES BREWER, Manager.
WHOLESALE AMD RETAIL DEALERS IS
Dressed Heel', Mutton, foal,
PORK. POULTRY, ETC.
Telephone No. 10. Offlr* ••>.« Silriioom, 21'4 Chamber* Block, Founh street.
Special Rates Given to Logging Camps.
PIANOS.
G hick or in g and Sons, Haines Bros.
Kimball Co., and Hale Pianos.
Concert (i ramls, Pai.or (irands. Cabinet (irands and Iprights, in Rosewood
rrench Walnut, Mahogany, Antique Oak and Cireassimi Walnut. A large H«»<>rt
tnent ot elegant slyles from which to select, running n prices Irom $27 jto tvW
1° *hit the purse of every buyer. For cash or on easy
Write lor catalogue* and prices, or take a pleasant trip to Tftooira bv
make your own selection. 1 also have a large stock of
VOCALION and KIMBALL ORGANS
For churches, lodges and parlos. at low prices, on easy terms.
13. S. JOHNSTON
Wholsale and Retail Dealer,
TACOAIA, - - WASII.

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