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THE ANACONDA STANDARD, FRIDAY MORNING. JANUARY 22, 1892.
7 QUAINTAND CURIOUS. Thnronro M ^^^!^^ ^loct^^ri in the Brltiali^prm ImH Hnnr-flftlnof the hailstormsorcur In the^^la.Minic Thothinnest ^i^^uo pa|M^r is 1-1300of an^inch in llii' kuciM. Nearly60 per wnt. of the property of^England i^ uiRiiml. Uan^in the po'llx to the namei of^over 4MI places in \VuIck. Ahoiit700 liven are lost ever}' year upon^the KiikIwIi eoaatn. Onlycitizen* who can rea^l and write^an- allowed to vote in Bolivia. Thrv arc :',.(^'a lanc'i.ices in the world^and more than 1.000 reliifioiiH. Thefowil rcinuiiis of a tipcr have heen^found in the tertiary rocka in Kaimaii. Seaweedis a coiniiion article of diet in^Ireland. Even the rattle anil sheep are^vei-y fond of it. Thycwere :t,:Wl suicide* in the United^Slates in lfwi, and the favorite method^was shooting. , Anew kiml of a mole lias lieen discov^^ered in South America. It never come* to^the sin face of the ground. TheI'nit.-d Kingdom ha* 180.000 land-^on nei-s who possess betwe^'n them the^whole of the landed possciuiioii*. Childrenborn in the spring are said to^he more healthy than those born at any^other season of the year. Britishhorses were famous when Julius^Caesar iiiMidotl the country. Ho carried^some of them to Home with him. Carilion*are used in Maine to haul^goods to market. They are said to surpass^the horse in swiftness upon the road. Illthe South on Jan. 1. there were ^,oK^,-^'Mh children in attendance upon the^schools, against ljXH,^l:t in January. 1KI0. Thewickedest place in the world, ac-^cniiling to all leports, is I'ort Said, where^outcasts from the four ipiaiiers of the^earth are gathered. BetweenMadagascar anil the coast of^Africa an- lti.twtl islands, only lainf which^all'inhabited, and on all of them vegeta^^tion is luxuriant. Snails,of the sea known as winklcF.^are used for fo^sl in I upland. They urn^sold on the street ^-oriiers and are re^^garded as great luxuries by the |Mxir. Mori'railway trains passClapham Junc^^tion than any other station in the world.^Between 7 a. lit. and 10 p. 111. fully 1,000^trains pass-an average of one in every 51^bcconds. Thecustom of keeping birthdays i*^many years old. It is recordi-d in the loth^chapter of dencsis, aitli verse: '^ And it^came to pass the third day. which was^Pharaoh's birthday, that he made a feast^unto all his servant*. ALeipsir scientist has demonstrated by^facts and figures, what most pocple have^aluavs believed, that colds are oftcner^caught by those who wrap themselves up^and avoid the severity of the weather^than by thosu who dare to brave the cl^-^Ilieuts. Amongthe aboriginal blacks of Austra^^lia courtship, as the precursor of marriage,^is unknown. When u young warrior is^desirous of procuring a wife ho generally^obtains one by giving in exchange for her^a sister or some other female relation of^his own. Fourhundred hairs of average thick^^ness would ( incr an inch of surface. The^blonde belle has about 14U,i^0 filaments to^comb and brush, while the ntl-haired^licatity lias to he satisfied with ss.um: the^brow it-haired damsel may have tOVJNO)^the black-haili d but ltr.'.UUU. Visitorsto the principal picture gallery^at Antwerp often see un artist, now about^^^i^i years of age, who paints with his feet.^He has no hands, and hardly even a rudi^^ment ofariu. Having bin horn u ithotit^hands he was accustomed from infancy to^make use of his feet, and hi* professional^attainments with the brush certainly re^^quire no ajwlogy. Anim|Hfuniou.s benedict in Scotland^gave a scaled envelope to tho clergyman^who had just married him. When the^happy couple had departed the clergyman^was curious to ascertain the amount of^his fee, and ho found ill the cn\elope. in-^stead of the expected bunk note, an u|m^1-^ogy from the groom, regretting the writer's^inability to reward the divine, bill prom^^ising to remember him when fortune^smiled upon him. AIsittle filled with whiskey by a New^York liquor dealor and carried to mm by a^New Yorker bound for Euro|m' has reached^the licpior dealer again after many mouths^and through a strange channel. A friend^of the traveler atlirms that the bottle,^i ntpiieil of its contents, was thinwn o\ci''^hoard x\ bile the ship was still far from^shore, but the liquor dealer is equally as^positbc that the bottle came back to him^in a ease of rum imported from tho West^Indies. Theoldest rose bush in the wisrld is at^llildersheim. in Hanover. It was planted^more than l.mi years ago by Charleinange.^ill commemoration of a visit made to him^by the ambassador of the Caliph Hamuli^al Kasehid. After it had become a flour^^ishing vine a cathedral \v:is built over it^It is known, however, that a cotlln-sliU|H^l^vault was built around its sacred root* in^the year M18, i he vault and bush surviving^a hit' which destroyed ihe cathedral in^11 ^**^. The bush is now infect high and^covers ,'C! feet of the wall. The stem,^after l.Otio ^ears' growth, is only two inches^ill diameter. TheChinese can remain in one |K^*itioti^nu indefinite time, having no conscious^^ness of monotony, can tin w ithout exer^else, are impervious to noise, can go la^sleep at any time and in any attitude all^Is-raiisc they have no nerves. It is not to^he siipiKised that this nervelcsstiess is a^ph\siological fact; hut it cannot Is^doubted that the Chinaman'- patience^endurance and insusceptibility to in^fluenees which would send a Kuropcaii^into an early grave are constitutional. He^cannot help taking things as they come^I iniously enough, this indifference is not^associated w ith want of energy, for tho^Chinaman is exceptionally industrious^He is simply insensible to worry. Hill'sVital l^ay in the srnntr. from a Washington Special. SenatorHill of New York remained in^his seat for all hour after the adjournment 1^of the senate to-day. He wa^ all object of^interest to the people, which then had en^trance to the hall, mid was much dis-^^ ti-scd and |huii!ciI at by little knots of^spectators who gathered in the rear of tin^desks. He occupied the scat formerlv idled^by Senator Hampton oT South Carolina, in^the hist row on the iIciikh ratic side of th^chamlMT. The new senator n-oeived i^inoasin-e of welcome not usually aecordeiI^to newcomers in the conservative wnati^lor not only was he iM i-sonally greeted b^^pearly all of his democratic colleague^hut by many of the republican senators^and he must have Is en surprised to Itnd^out how many persons in Washington^had known him for veals, to judge ha^their profuse di^elarations. He watched^the short proceedings lo-day with much^interest, and when Captain Ikissett's four^bells signaled adjournment he remarked^jorularK that the session had Isi'ii too^short to admit of his distinguishing bun-^self. MpjMaf Un* Times. 1'rnnithe St. l.miU ^ .lolx- 1 Villi* nit. Abusiness boom lor MM like that of^lss.1 and ls-l is prodietiil. Thisiuayn.il is-fullyraaMaed, but the aartlaaatiai taiulyaMWn*Tln Firstin Montana,^^ First in Idaho, Firstin the New Northwest, TheStandard Firstin News, Firstin Circulation, Firstin the Hearts of the People. THE STANDARD ChicagoIron Works. 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