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y a 1 1J NW r- rl O i . 1 1 ? , volume xxir. SILVER CITY. NEW MEXICO, TUESDAY, APRIL 11. 1890. NO. 15 7 JAMES 8. FtrXDFR, Attornsy at Law, PILVFR CITY NKW MFXK'U JH-lMOND P. BARNES, Attorney at Law, SILVER CITY NEW inrxtro JAIL ft ANCHETA, Attorneys at Law. ,WH1 prsrtlce In nil the courts of the Territory. I t riiuliml law a sjx'ciMMy. Oftiee, cor. I lesas kud Killing street. SILVER CITY, NKW MEXICO J O. llkl.L, Attorney at L&w. BILVER CITY. NKW MEXICO. Q J. MILYA.NK. Attorney and Cousellor at Law Fltvt National Bank Building PEWt . . NEW MEXICO JKLL & WUIUIIT. Attorneys. SILVER CITY - - - NEW MEXICO. JJ L. PICKETT, Attorney at Law, SILVER CITY NEW MEXICO T. r. CONWAY, Attorney at Law, . nj-EnfcÍTY1-.-, - HEW MEXICO i- II. HAK.LI.EK, A. Attorney at Law, District Attorney, O.Uek over Jackson's Dni'i atoro, on Billiard Ktreet BILVER CITY NEW MEXICO rjJlHOo. 8. UKFLIX, Attorney at Law, TJp-stalrs lu Exchange bnililinK, BILVER CITY - NEW MEXICO $!!rsicunsSur(i ton.f. Q II. SOWERS, U. D. Physician and Surgeon. . Otto over Jackson's Drug Store, -iilverClty, - New Mexico. Q T. PHILLiri. M. D., Physician and Surgeon. 'oftlfe at Bailey's D-itir Hto-e: room at Dr. Bal- ''' resilience. Mi9JZL)J New Mexico. N. W.K)1), M. I).." Physician and Surgeon. Oinee over Gilbert's Store and nt residence.' Calls answered nielli and dy. BILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO. ocitics. o. E. S. t. Silver Cllv Chanter No. . O. E. 8. Meets every 1st and aril TucsdHV hi e;uh niontli at Masonic Hall. May 11. C.AI'Uis, W. M. At Kit. N km. Y B. Laiiv, Sec. "i O. . F. 1 . Helen I.rotye, No. 7, liohekah Pi'irree. Mcottiies s.M-ond nd loiirth Friday ntMiU In such niontli, nt Hull I I. rt. Tiffany liaise No. 1, Mrs. IlHttie McCullucn, N. O. Miss Mamie llolson, Hec. Io. o. r. . James U. TtMjifly Fncsnipment to. 1, meets the '-'il and 41 Ii Wednesdays of eaea month. Visiting patriarcas eortllally Invited. bl. Ueoige Uobiiison, C. r. Cl;as. Hfll. Hrrllie. Io. o. r. . Isaac . Tirtuny Txlfe, No. Is, mwili at Odil leilows Hall, over Hank. Tlnnsiliiv een lupcs. Members of tlie order cordially Invited tn alleiiil. C. C. Hell, N. G. C. E. W ln,lrt(1''e, rc . , K. A- M. V Hilver City Chapter, No. , t Masontc ' I J,!t liei;iilr eoiivoeallons on ad WuUnMluy eveninit ol each Dioutli. All enimwnlona Invited tonltend. E. M. uL'u, H, P. 1 aiiiiY 0. Laiit, Sec. AV. it A. M. . hilvertuiy Lodce.No. i. meets at Masonic llnll! ver 8ihtr City Nat. Hank, tlie Thursday evening oil or helon liie lull uiuuii cll luuulll. All visilliní'V'ruaiei Invited to Biienil. John m-illeh, W. M. l'KUBV B. Ladt. Hoc. ((HlrlEl JJirfrtor. rr.DKHAL.. .Delégate loConpiess ÍJovMrtior Serrtl;rv Clllel Jutlr THÍ WILD GEESE. I i r t , if r J. Meets 2d and 4th Tuesday nUclits n e.irh Month, ai Utld i'eiUns Hull. Visiting kniKhU Invited. fcU. WMII'fc.C. V. J. J.mi X. R. A 8. AO. 0. W. . Meets on the. 1st and Sd Saturday nlulits in each iii.iul Ii. at Mnminio liali, Kellow work- uien eordially Invlleu. A. U . llootl, ai. VI K M. Yoi.iiK, Ileo. "T O. R M. J . t omani he Trilie No. HllverCltv. N M Meets every ltt iuiU Dril Momlav iilj'iits In iveu nii-u riu, , J . c. ntllTK, Im E. Hi i' ii, hatliein of K. (luir tlitx. r K. 'iit Ri fi. S. i ue at the rlinreh, Droxdway, near ine uun limine every Minnny at 11 a. ni. ano I ;m p. mj. ounuiiy iviioci al v ta a. ni, liav. A. A. U)dd. I'astor. ( IHUKI'H OK T1IH ti(Mll) 8HKÍ4IKtT J K i,l,-titaJ : near Hullald nlitl Nliuli. Ke.v. I n I Hi'M, Hrvtor. ririvn-rs at II a. in. aim .. in. .-muhUj 8clnjl at 10 a. All eoiuially luvlicd. QT. VINCKNT He PAILt HI K( II. Monday P KiTvlrtH -M Mitss t o cloek a. ui,; 2nd Mwa VNWa. Ill XH911CUIL nou, ii, ni . Alu. MoHIX. Fa-stor. Jirlhneous. . lriLHAM F. LOKL.N., Wotary Public Onto at foal oiiice. Silver City, .... NewMeslco. J A 8. CAU1 Kit, Notary PuLIIc, OlVica ia Silver Cit N'utionul T.ank fiilvor City, - - Ndw Mesioo J AMt"3 CUli HI ., InLto uu ilaiu rtlic.l, VILVKRCITY M..,MiW si K X 1 1 O Thos H. Catron ... W. T. 'I luirnlou... J orlon Miliar , 'I honiKS SmilU.. ,, . N. C. I oilier, H R. II million. It. I Haul, f Associates N. B. j'iKl,Mn, Charles K. Knsley 8urveVor C.eneral hsrh'S M. Klialilion.... ! . rt. I intrrlur .1. Ii. llemiinuKway U.S. Dl"trtit AMornor I'-hvMil c, II V. 8. Marshal W. II. Ijioim Ie)ulTl!.8 Mamhnl J. fh'inluK C 8. Coal M Ino lnsiiector J. '1. Walker, Ssntn K Itt-clster lnd I ifflee. FtMlio lieitfHilo, s.u.ia K...liei'elv.r Ijind Oilui J. O. lirvao, la Cru.s fiaiflster Ijnd (1,-e 8. P. A ni Hiate, Ijui Criiees.. hereiver l.and nri.-e IMehard Yoiihst, Hoaweil. ... lteidster land OnVa V. u. ('iwitrove, liiwell...Itefeiver Ijind 'ñ'- W". W. Kivla, Foisom Heister ljnd Ci'Tu-a It. C. rivkels. Kolioin He.-elver Laud Cilice TKKHITOItlAU J. P. Victory fnllrltnr Oeners.1 .1. H. Crist, fcanta Fa Inslrlet Attorney K. I,. Youn(, Im Cruces Ihstrlct Aitorney W.H.Whlteman. Alt-IKIoerqu . !lttrw Attorney A. II. Ilarllee, 8llver t.lly IHslrlet Attorney M. W. Mills Rnrlnirer lUsti let Attorney A. A. Jones, Ijis Veras District Attorney fleoiae U. llaker, Lincoln District Attorney F. Pino I. ihr maii H. 8 Clancy Clerk Rupreina Court E. II. Herrmann.. ..8iiieriulendeut i'eiiltenttnry Ceo. V. Knaeuel Adjutant Oeneral It. ,1. I'aien Treasurer Marcelino (larda, Auditor Amado Chaves Sut. PuMIe Instruction SI. 8. Hart Coal Oil Inspector . GRANT COUNTY And Silver CItr raid a Handaome Compliment by liie Hurenu of 1m niltrratlon of This Territory. X llrief Kesnme of the Work. The Bureau of Immitfrution, through ita effluieat eocretary, Max Front, of San- Ja Fp, has just isauud a baudaorae hanil- lymlt of U4 tiaiiea, showiug the reaouro e, otl.. .eoloRy, hmtory, utatinticS una in.... .rnnpects of this Territory up to Deceniber 10, 18U3. The work is embellished with tine engrav ings of the principal citien, mountains, valleys, mining oami, ranches, fruit farms and Che numerous beautiful scenes and pleasure resorts which abound in this salubrious climate and future el dorado of the southwest. A flattering tribute is paid to Grant County's wealth producing resources, her incomparable sanitary advantages, beautiful scenery, broad ranges, bright, rapid rivers and enterprising peoplo. We are credited with 2UÜ.0OÜ head of cattle and numerous Hocks of sheep upon our ranges; an hnnual production of 1,000,IXXJ in gold bullion and 800,000 in silver ore, besides rich mines of lead, copper, opals, turquoise and other rare and valuable getnstones. We tind the following in regard to Silvor City: The county sent is Silver City, situat ed nt the fiKit of 1'inos Alton, in the beautiful Chihuahua vulley. All the northern half of the county and parts of Socorro county and Arizona ere di rectly tributary to it, and ilouttiln doz ens of surrounding camps. It lies at tlie end of a branch line of the Santa l'e mad. and eiiova thn Ailvuntuon aoorii. ing to every large supply depot. Its bunks, court house, hospitals, stores, publio vchools, hotels and other build ings of a public and senii-pubha charac ter would do credit to an eastern county seat. Since the oening of the Santa Kita copper mines in IHOu it has been a town si t, but the energy of the last deo rule has done more for its advancement than all the previous years. Situated as it is, surrounded by mills an-i concen trators, almost in the very center of the mining region, its stability and tirosper ity are assured. Large business blocks are built or projected, and, during the year 18'J't about twenty-tive business Lounes and handsome residences were built within the city limits. It basa number of civio and social organizations. Its water-works, lying about two miles from town, assure the city uot only of a good and pure supply of water, but, as there is a normal pleasure in the (ire hydrants of 141 pounds to the inch, im munity from the ruvages of that danger ous element is certain. The water is pumped to a high reservoir by powerful machinery. It is taken from a tunnel which drifts across bed rock the full width of the valley. Under anything libs ordinary circumstances the supply it more than ample. Ituilding material is very cheap as the surrounding moun tains furnish lumber and stones of the best charucter. This method of developing a watttr supply is worthy of a complete and tech nical description. Spaoe however does not permit this. The water is stopped on tlie bed rock by sub-drains. The lo cation is in a wide swale or shallow val ley lending down from the Pinos Altos towards Silver City. No water what ever runs on the surface. This under drainage is an important factor ia the economic development of the arid weet. Suvur City is , notable example. Not only had she an ample supply for domes tic Htnl sanitary puroses of a large oity, nut dependent on chance showers, but through her pumping system she is re lieved as much as poemble from danger of tirea The court house, the hospitals, the flue blocks thut line the business streets, the churches, the commodious and zotu fortable hotels, of which there are four, give the city a metropolitan air. The salubrious climate makes gxd the local claim R a sanitarium. Situated Ht about 6,000 feet elevation, at about 30 clef reos 15 seconds north latitude, pro tected by encircling mountains, all the conditions are perfect for the preserva tion of health or the restoration of the iu valid to Bonn J physical existence. The springs are eurly and winters mil. I, while tlie summers are never to. rid. The lat itude is the same as that of the north ern ooaat if the (Julf of Mexico, but the heat is teuiKred by an elevation of more tlan a mile aUive the sea. The air is ozonated, and the intluence of the tiii:e foroaU is ft)t like balmiiu iu every breath. The invalid who settles here will ilu.J his tntoieet io life reviving. 11a will mix Willi a brainy, cultured ltopu tace, and in a nhorl time vtill Ii rut him self tlim'UbhiiiJ busiuebS. He will find (.'round cheap and material plentiful to build a home, to which purxm) the Uni erwil h'wpituhly of the people impel 1. 1 ui, and IU a ehort tuiio he will feel biniaelf a UHefill Immilier of a growing ni.i thriving cninuiuiiity. ÍS.lver City I. no a y oinlei fully bright future. .1 .1 i-l 1' il I.,.' for 1. 1..,. I . .. f. I A. ' ' If L n t. i. ' Y ft M . i'i iii- . 'I .1 Ml... V A II J. a l L..... LI ai. 1 T)i wild rteso, flylnf In the nlirht, e-hold J One senken tvisvns lie nnderneath a aoa , Which Lnoya thvu on Ita hlllowa. , I.tberV ' They have, bul auch asi t'rwwe frail barks of old That crowed ctrtaounded malna to aiireh out wold. To them the tilirht QnrrteakaMo Is frew; They bare O'O moon and stars for cimpanyf To theer, rn f'w bo tha rfmoml-si eold. And ftvth of polar onrrents rlartlnir pst. That have hea Dlgh the nor Id a end lair ul atorma. Enormous billows flit Jelr frselle forma. Yes, thoee frail blnfca, toaeliiff on the vast Cf wild revolving svioda, feel no dlsmnyl i Tin we who dread tfce thornier, and no they, James II. Morse In ttcribner'a Magazine. ' LITTLE KENTUCKY. I It May Borne Day He Claimed as a Par mi Tenai Dr. I'll. c' Cream l:Mr I'ow ilvT ViVU I Plr h'jhc.t Aa d. i.i mo ivoniucKy, as it mignt ne odd- t bed very appropriately, la located oppo- ; site Island Ña 10, where Kentucky and Tennessee meet The river, by gradual ly cutting out the Kentucky b-tuk, had worn off a nnrrow strip of land, until one bright morning several people who lived on this fide of the line woko op , to find themselves on the other side. In other words, the swift current had washed away the nock of earth which made the extreme southwestern eornor of this state a port of the commonwenltb of Kentucky. The section of territory thus separated from its parent, as it were, is ten miles long and five miles wide quite a good montbful to take in at oua bite, even for the greedy Missis, aippl. Every well posted rivor roan and ev ery person who is acquainted with the googrnphy and topography of this state will understand how snch a thing could happen. Right at the state line the rivor forms a loop about ton miles long. The loop extends up Into Fulton county. The swift stream bos simply drawn this noose tight and formed an isluud out of what was formerly a peninsula. Hick man la the closest town of any sizo to the place where all this Inudmnking oo onrred. Darnell, a little hamlet over in Obion county, Tenn., ia quite near ths pot The boundary line between Kentucky and Tennessee has always been rather complicated down about Island No. 1 0, owing to the peculiar bend in the Mis sissippi mentioned above. The Lakes, bayous and slonghs which bisect that corner of Fulton connty in all directions also serve to mix matters. The biting ofT of snch a large strip of soil will add to the general confusion, and the ques tion may arise as ta whothcr Little Ken tucky will hereafter belong to the do main of the Volnnteor State or still he a part and parcel of the dark and Bloody ground. Paducoii News. Freeman's Banaltlveaees. One incident of Freeman's early life preserved by Mr. Stephens is thorough ly characteristic Before ho was of ago be was in love, and as soon as he reach ed 21 he offered - marriage and was ac cepted. Some opposition from Freeman's own kinsfolk seemod the only hindrauca to a happy union. But another was created by the sensitiveness of Free man's own conscience. "lie had ex pectations of a sufllcleut luoorue, but it was partly derived from coal wines, and tho shocking disclosures recently made rebooting the treatment of colliers made bint doubt whether he could con scientiously draw au income from that branch of iudnntry until tlie system vas reformed." Thero we see the same tem per at work which In later days made Freeman throw up a pleasant and lucra tive connection with Tho Saturday Re view because he disapproved of Ha for eign politics. liis standard of right and wrong might sometimes be perverse, bis Judgments hastily formed, bat sel dom has any mun' lived to whom the oall of duty, once muda clear, was more absolutely imperative, in defiance of any picas of couveu'euce or of mage. Ills action was always in purpose tb em bodiment of George Eliot's fine linos: Kay, falter not. 'Tis an assured rood To seek thn noblest ; 'tis your only food &ow yuu have seen It, for that hltfaer vudoa Poiaaua ail muutr cholee for evermore. Qaartorly Review. People Wko Eat Bal. It is difficult toimagine people eating hair, but there are many, especially girls and young womon, who do so, as experience proves. Doctors conducting post mortem examinations have been surprised to find a largo quantity of hair in the stomach of the deceased per son. Not long ago an English medical man found aa vsaca as four pounds of hair In ths stoma-.: c4 voaiau about 80 years old, aud similar cases have been oficial !y reported from various parts of the world. Dr. Ewaim lately performed an oper ation for tumor, when, to his astonish ment, the cause of complaint was a um of hair weighing between four and five pounds. . In this case the patient oonfestKnt that the bad contracted a habit of biting off the ends of her hair. Just as some bits their finge nails. l'earson's Weekly. How raat the K&rth Moves. Everybody knows that the earth makes one complete revolution on its axis ouee In each hours. Hut few, however, have any idea of the hith rate of speed at which such an iuiuicnae hall must turn lu order to acoonipliah the feat of making one revolution in a day and a night A graphic idea of the terrino pace which the old earth keeps up year after year may be had by comparing its speed to tliut of a cannon bull fteud f toin a modem high preesure gun. The binti ent velocity ever attained by such a mis sile has been ewliuiuted at 1,020 feet per eeoon.l, which is equal to a mile in 8 2 10 icci'iiil. Tlie earth, iu making one complete revolution in tho ahoit puce of 'ii hours, iuumC turn wiili a velocity almost exactly equal to that of the iiini.il ball. In short, its rute of ;ieid r the equuti.r is exactly J.15U7 foot pur second. This is equal to a mile every 8 6-10 aecoiii!, 17 iiiiks a 1-j.j ' ti'e- i.'t. Loui Kvuublia. . Queen MOn of Korea was greatly dis liked by her subjects. Ths bnsband, who was entirely finder hsr Influence, did exactly what she wishful, and nevor prevouted her from gwttinir money from the peopla by any possible means. She old every office in the government to the highest bidder aud compelled their purchase. When people preferred not to buy an office because the price was higher than they could pay, the offond Ing person was put in prison and hi mouoy tuken from him. he had a forra of private detectives soattcrod through the country, and any one complaining of the queen or dirapprftving of her tnothodswas imprisoned wlhout family or friends being not Hied. She lived In constant terror of aesnsxiiiariou, and took endless precautions to prevent it She sat up all night in one of bcr several bedrooms and no one but her intimates know when she slept Under ouo bedroom there was a trap door, with steps loading to a room be low, where she always kept on guard 40 couriers and a vehicle, in case sha wished to escape from tho palace at a moment's noti, Queen Mlu surround ed herself with fortune tellers and made continual sacrifices to gods of all kinds. Tlie sincerity of her motives is doubt ful, when It is known that she installed a prophetess and made the king, Tli Rhee, believe that he must obey ber, having first given orders as to what the prophesy should be. Philadelphia Ledger. An Indignant Old ldy. The car storped, and "on climbed an elaborately dressod lady, followed by a nurse girl bearing a small boy in her arms. The lady looked entirely too young to be the boy's mother and was dressed in style fecoining rather a young girl. In addition the paid no at tention whatever to the infant and nurse, who took a scat behind her, and thn spectators on the car began to think that they had been deceived in Imagining that there was any relation between them. Frescntly she raised her daintily gloved hand and signaled the conductor to stop. Then the stepped gracefully oft and made her way to -the curb. Look ing back indiffereutly, she suld; "June, bring the boy" The boy evidently did not want to come. Ee clung to the scat in spite of the nurse, whereat the fin da liocle mother called : "Boy boy come along!" And tho old lady on the back seat sniffed Indignantly and said: "Well, I reckou that's cna of these new women. he didn't even know her child's namol" Washington Post. One Way of Finding; Scotsman. It is rotated of a successful Glasgow inerchnnc that, sightseeing iu Taris once, be lost his way. For a considerable time be wandered abont trying to get back to hin hotel The hours went by. He never could tpcak French, and his Glasgow English only brought a smile and a shako of the hend. "Oh, for a body wl' a guld Scotch tongue in his head I" ho sighed. . Then cume a "hnppy thought" By signs ha bought a basket, measure and berries of a trim Frenchwoman, and, shouldering the stock, went .along the street shouting i "Fine growetg, a bawbee the pint; fine grosaets, a buwbcctbe pint" The crowd luu;;licd at the mad Brit cn, but the familiar cry soon brought some Scotsmen on the scene, and ths merchant was able to retire from busi ness and smoke bis pipe in the bosom of his family, thankful that he had found real Scotsmen in bis hour of need. Glasgow Lxchuiige. President Hayes and the Farmer, President Hayes hud for one of hi Ohio neighbors a testy old fellow who kept a email truck furiu. During Mr. Hayes' fonr years in the White House, on one of his visits borne, he passed this old man's farm and found him planting potatoes. The president, being some what of a fui mor himself, noticed some eccentricity in his neighbor's style of planting, and after a little chat called attention to it The old man defended his method, and finally Mr. Hayes said as he ctarted along, "Well, I don't think yon will pet the bet kind of a crop if yon plant in that manner. ' The farmer rested his elbov. I on the fence. "They ain't neither oue of cs above havln fault found Willi us," he said, "but if you jest go cn prcsidentiu the United States your wsy and I go on planliu pertaters my way I aui-sa we won't be no wuss off in the end. " uu Francisco Chronicle. An Oddity In Moea.b leles;. The astronomer royal for Scotland states that when the moou is half fall it brilliancy is not nearly one-half aa great as when it is quite full. He at tributes the briKhtueKS of the full moon and the lack of brightness iu the half moon to the variations iu the reflected unxhine, which are due to tho rugged oem of the moon's suifaco. The high pcks and Luiincnse chasms on the tvoou's surface are constantly at cross purposes in their mode of reficotiug liKht. The bright streak which tho tulcjpe proves to emanate front the craters and chaisms ore largely luviilblo uuder crc light, but are brilllaully II luininuted when the nm shiusi full up on tkuiu. , , . - Mallard's (Snow I.inluieat. This Liuiiuaut in different in compo sition from any other huiment on the lust Lot. It is a ecie.nl. tio discovery which result iu it being the nioat l-ue-traliug Liniment ever known. There are numerous tthiie imitations, which may be recommended bocsuse they pay ti e seller a greater profit. Beware of tl.ece end dctnHii.t Itulluril a Know Lini ment. It fOKilivt !y cures I,lieunittUnm, NounilL'i", Sprains, ImÍH.m, Wouiulii, Cuts, he in lie ami I u.'iiimiiiMtory I .hen ma tiMui, Burns, Nci.l is, Sore 1 Vet. Contract- ed Miihc'es, St-if Joit.t.-i, OM P-ores, l'lilll in lint k, l:at b wio t'ulu. Sore Cherit or Throat, Ki'l ia i-t MT.n'iy t-uettcinl in l'l.tii'-r. So! 1 1 W. C. I'm lei l:!i. ' lb Melon Ittdn't Coon. The memoirs of General Marbnt upon the first French empire relate thut, on the occasion of a very formal distribu tion of rewards made by Napoleon before BatUbon, an old grenadier came forward and demanded somewhat sharply, to the astonishment of all, a cross of the Le gion of Honor. "But what have you done?" said Na poleón. "Why, sire," said tlie soldier. "It was I who, in the desert of Yafa, when It was terribly hot and you were parched with thirst, brought yon a watermelon," "Thank you," said Napoleon, "but a watermelon for a general is not worth a cross of the Legion of Honor." The grenadier flew into a violent rage. "Well, tbeu," ha shouted, "I tnpposetbat the seven wounds that I got at Areola and at Lodl and at Austerlits and at Friedland go for nothing, ebf My 11 campaigns in Italy, In Egypt, in Austria, in Prussia, and in Poland yon don't count I suppose?" "Tut. tut, tut I" exclaimed tho em peror. "How yon do get exoited when yon coine to the essential point of the whole matter I I make yon now a cheva lier of the Legion of Honor for yon' wounds and your campaigns, but don't toll me any mora about yonr watermel on!" John's DeniUa. Mr. L., a Rood natured German, was tbo prosperous proprietor of a considera ble clothing business In a country town. He had in his employ one John S., whom he bad advanced from cashboy to head clerk and who had for many years been an attache of the store. Since his promotion John hnd several times asked for a raise in his salary, and each time bis request bad been f ranted. One morning John again appeared at the old merchant's desk with another re quest for an increase of $10 per month. "Vy. Sbon," said Mr. L,"ldinkl bays you pooty Ttll alretty. Vat for I bays you any more?" "Well," replied John confidently, "I am your principal help hora I have worked you up to a large irado, I know every detail of the business, and indeed I think yon could not get along without ma" "Is dot vol" exclaimed the German. "Mein Gott, Shoo, vot vood I do suppose yon Vas to die?" "Well," hesitated John, "I suppose yon would have to get along without me then." The old man took several whiffs from his big pipe and said nothing. At lost ha gravely re marked, "Veil, Shon, I guess yon pot ter gonsider yourself dead. "Business Journal. The Aloon. In tbo opinion of Professor Asaph null, as recently expressed, the problem of tho physical constitution of tho moon is one that yet remains to be solved. Of the "craters," scattered all over her sur face, the volcanic theory of formation fulls, he tbluks, to be satisfactory. An other notion to which he refers is that, ages ago, the moon was surrounded by warms of "moonlcts," which eventual ly were precipitated upon the moon'i surface, forming the orators now seen. ThuH, the Mare Imbriuui was created by the impact of a huge moonlet, 80 miles in diameter, which, in striking, was raised to such a high temperatura s to melt its substance. An immense hole or crater being formed where it truck, the molten material of the moon let spread in every direction for a vast distance, partly filling up other craters; fragments flew to distances of a thou sand miles, scoring out deep furrows, oue of the latter, as now seen, being 187 mile long, 10 to Í5 mile broad, aud With a depth of 11,000 feet. fllr Henry Ponsosby. Tlie London Globe tells a story illus trating the happy way In which tho late Sir Henry Pon son by pan led indiscreet questions. "Is it true," asked a Ger man Journalist, who was being shown over the Indian room at Oborue, "that Princesa is to be married to Prince ?" Sir Henry eyed the correspond ent curiously, and, with a quiet smile replies!, "I have nut seen the engage ment announced." "But," urged iba Teuton, "I have heard it on excellent authority." "In thatcase," replied Sir Henry, wilh crushing civility, "yon havo no need of further information on the subject" Hoary Clay's Eecape. Fatalities resulting from "blowing out the gas" aro generally considered as due to rusticity and ignorance, but the Philadelphia Record is responsible for the statement that Henry Clay was ouoe in danger of his life from ths same canse. Mayor Swift of Philadelphia and Henry Clay were very intimate friends, and several times during tho mayor's administration the eminent Kentucklaa cams to visit him. On on o of these or, oatiniis Mr. Clay nearly lot his lifa During the first niht of Mr. Clay's visit the mayor noticed an unusual odor cf gas in the house, and on investiga, tlon il was found that Mr. Clay had re tired without having turned off the gas. The new illuminating agent had boon lately introduced, and it ia not improba ble that Mr. Clay blew out the light in ignorance of the proper method of extiu (ruixhing it. Certain it ia that had Mayor tlwift not made bis timely discovery, Mr. Clay's brilliant career would hav teen prematurely cut off. In the Petare. . Wa have the bicycle, and the tricycle, and the carriiiKO driven by a kerot.eue lamp. Keely declares that hewill diive a steamer across tlie Atlnutia with fore generated from a glass of ire water, and Maxim oxeares us that the flying ma. thine is cloea at hand. Mstini is iu earnest, however, but Keely is a prac tical joker. Su the v. oil. I wai ah'ng, and by aud by we shall have ice rre.uu suloons a ii. i lo up iu the air for the hot A'.ijjust diiyf What a pity we can't luii t.ito Mothtiki-l.ih, or even Old Parr, and peisniially oliki'ive the gloiiou nliUCjies that vt i ll come iu the near f ulvte I Yuik I Id all. Highest f ll ia Leavening Power. Latest U.S. Gov't Report s t í t : . i ! . J t : i- - i 1 1 e ,s, rs f s "" f IMPURE FOODS. TH OLDEST OBELISK. Rosne ef thn Many Thiers We tjit That Are Arialterated. A recent report of the dairy food tom ml.sslnnrr of Pennsylvania name ao many food products which tro adulter ated as to raise a query aa to what ll not adulterated. Among the many im pura things told are allspioa, which of ten is mainly componed of ground and roasted cucoeuut shells; baking powder; beef, wine and iron prepared as a tonic; butter, buckwheat flour, candy, catcbup, cider, cheese, cinnamon, clove- the latter mode almost entirely from abound toconnut shell, tho odor and tlto of cloves being scarcely perceptible ; coffee consisting chiefly of cofToe screenings or damaged coffee, but told at a high price as a rure eiticlo; fresh "Java made from wheat and barloy bulla, roasted with sngttr and containing no coffee ; codfish not codfish at all mere ly cheap dried fitdi; cream of tartar adulterated with Uonr; flaxseed adul terated with stach; fruit "butters," such as applo butter, pouch butter, oto., very seldom puro, being adulterated with starch waste and salicylic acid: the tame la true of grated pineapple; ' ginger adulterated With ash, rica bulla, I rioe fiour and cayenne popper; lard;' maple sirup, made from commercial glucoie thinned with about 90 per cent of water; mixed spices; oran go juioe, lemon oil, lemon phosphate, molocsee, mustard, olive oil, pepper, vinegar, va nilla extract, all kinds of preserves, ex tract of stntwborries and tea. To add to tba deception a few apple seeds are scattered through the so called fruit jams, or timothy or other seeds are added to the mixture to represent ! raspberry, strawberry, etc The produo ' tiou of artificial colon is particularly common in contentions. Indigo, tumer ic, annotto, logwood and cochineal are used in great quantities, and are proba bly not harmful; arsenio, copper and leads are very delotcrious, but ara not now used aa much as in former timos, before sanitary officials made inch per sistent attacks on them. Milk and milk products are often colored. Annotto la very commonly used by dairymen to give a rich yellow color. In iuclf an notto, is probably harmless, but it' pro duces deceptive results. New York Post ODD BILLIARD FACTS. Making a Table In Pny Tkn Belle Beav sonad In I acaba tors. A billiard table can be bnilt Ir. 34 hours if carte blanche is given to tba manufacturer, but ho prefers to have time to get the right effects from ona month to six. The wood needs to be sea soned for a period of nearly teven years. Rich, deep Spanish mahogany is used, pollard oak, ebony and satin wood. Tablea are not always covered in green. Blue is somet í rue used and a pure olive preen. The late Prince Leo pold was the first to make use of the latter color, and olive green is known today iu the billiard world as Princa Leopold's color, Tho balls must be well seasoned bo fore they are used for play. Manufac turers have incubators in which to store them that thoy may nndergo thn drying process. Some incubators will hold fully 8,000 balls. When they are first made, thoy are "green," Solid ivory is the only satisfactory material of which to make them; "artificial balls" (those made of composition) are much heavier and do not wear well. English makora, to give the red balls a perfect color, eleep them in a decoction that is som times described as Hie "guardsman's bath. " This Is extracted from tho old coats of Tommy Atkins, and for bil liard tails it is the finest scarlet dye known. New York World. It Etnnds en the Banks ef thn Nile Vet Far Prom Cairn, Tlie oldest Of all the obelisks is the beautiful ona of rosy granite which stands alona among the green fields on the bauka of the Nile not far ftora Cairo. It ia the gravestone of a treat city which baa vanished and left only this relio behind. That city was Bath heme of Scripture, ths famous On, which is memorable to all Bible readers as the residence of the priest of On, Potipherah, whose daughter Aaenathi Jnecph married. The Greeks called It Hcliopolis, tho city of the sun, becau; there tho worship of the suu had its chief center and its most sacred shrine. It was the seat of ths most ancient nul varsity iu the world, to which youthful student came from all parta of the world to learn tba occult wisdom which the priests of On alone could teach. The ins, Solon, Endoxus, Pythagoras and Plato all studied there: perhaps Moses toa It was also the birthplace of the acred literature of Egypt, wbera were written on papyru leaves the orig inal chapter of the oldest book in tho world, genorally known a "Tho Book of the Dead," giving a most striking account of tho conflict and triumph of tho life aftor death, a whole copy or fragment of which every Egyptian, rich or poor, wished to have buried with him in his cofliu, and portions of which are found inscribed on every mummy case aud on the walls of every tomb. In front of one of the principal temples of the tun iu thin magnificent city stood, along with a companion long since de stroyed, the solitary obelisk which wo now behold on tho spot It alone baa urvivod the wreck of all the glory of the place. It was constructed by Usor teeen I, who is supposed to have reigned 1)800 B. C. and bus outlived all the dy nastic changes of the land and still stands where It originally stood nearly 47 centuries ago. What appear of it shaft above ground is 08 feet iu height, but ita basa i burled iu the mud of tba Nile, and year after year the inundation of the river deposits it film of soil around It foot aud burins it still doejier la ita acred grave. Pall Mall Gazette. LONDON'S GREAT PARK. peaking Front Kxperlenoa. Little Nn of four summurs, cousid eriug it her duty to entertain a lady , wno is waiting lor mamma, enter Into conversation. Nan Have yon any little girls? The Caller Yea, I havo two. Nan D do you aver have to whip em? The Caller I'm i.fraid I have ta sometimes. Nan What do yon whip 'em withT The Cal1 (a mound) Oh, when they've been very nanghty, I take my slirper. Nan (roost feelingly as mamma en ters) Y -yo yon ought to taka a hair brush. My mamma does, and it biuta awfully. PitUburg Bulletin. A vagabond was originally only a traveler or person who went from place to place witn or without a definite object The story Told of Masóla BaathsrttMS, Maunis Hestherton, a W0 year-old citiren of Greenup, Ky. , was once car ried off by a pimt jur and Was little Ilia worse for it Ilia father lived on Grnaey creek 80 years ago. One evening, while he wna aheent on a hunt, a lingo pan ther bounded into the yard, and, cauh ing Maunis, then 4 yenis oi l, in its teeth, diaapi:urud in the foiest. When Mr. lleathertou came home an hour later, his wife, Who ha! just recovered frmu the ftiint luto which aha had full ru w hen the Ix-jist teii- 1 her thild, tol l Idin what ha 4 bJ l i ned, and, follow h.g the Litite, he found it lying u-leeu Gu a tunny billalda w lib the bal tinder ita puny ami khot it i'. ml, ree uii g h s a. ii, w ho Vits but Siifchll lu Jurs, L -.'c tit lv.uis I'it.ivuuo. Tkn Bans of thn Metropolis Penetrates It With, Sver Vary las; Cada nee, Tbo greatest attraction of Hyde park ia oua which Londoners and most visit ors fail to discover and appreciate. It ll a nuiquo and tubtle charm whose mean ing only those can know who have fall en under its tpell. Hydo park, be it re member ed, is the ouly great plot of verdura in the world set iu tho very center of a great rity. Boaton Common is br.t a garden compured with it. Cen tral park may soon be hem mod In by New York's teeming millions, but not yet Hyde park Is a grateful refaga nf silence in the midst of turmoil. Only upon its onter borders doe tho restless mob infringe. Within, away from Hot ten row, away from carriage drive and fashionable promenade, there Is alway rest, tranquillity, silence no, not al ienee, but iu ii place the thing which is tho ujjhtoriotis charm of tho rpot Find a seat upon a bench in th midst of the wldo, sweeping, open green where, tho eye sees ouly gruet and trees, with no sign of the vast city on any tide. Sit for a few momeuts and listen listen, and there wilt coma to your ears tha most wonderful sound in all tha world. It is tha voice of London an aver changing, inarticulate, pregnant solil oquy. One day it will be tho gentle murmur of a sea shell. Acain it ia tba hareh grinding of tho mill cf the goda crushing human grain beneath its upper aud nether ruilLrtour. The mighty but distant reverberation la oinctiniea a triumphant harmony, sometimes a udi-or note, melancholy and deepairlug. Tha myriad tongued voice which come frota the east I sullen, protesting, enduring that fioiu tho v.tt is a carde chorea of pleasure and prosLierlty; that frota tho north is hopefuistraiu of patient progress ; that from tha south is a ca deuce of struglo and sorrow, and tha whole ita tyiui honyr.f fccir.au life, ma. Joalio, lunpiritg, infinitely pnllietio. Nowhere save iu this tpot doe tha greatness of Londou Impress itavlf up.,u me. Boston Trans ript A aurtesv "Now, Charles, lot as make a list cf your debts. - "One moment, duar cuelo, till I hava filled up y oar lukstaud." Loudon Tit-BiU. AwfirJiJ Highest lienors VcrSi' IWr, s- - - v-' Va . . .... . . - I'.ojt ma i c r r. A '.!' Ct t Cf "Tt ef '1 I V fi u ii An.ii . j, A i-i a v i : 4 j '