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SILVER CITY. NEW MEXICO, TUESDAY, APRIL 11. 1890.
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.
J O. llkl.L,
Attorney at L&w.
Q J. MILYA.NK.
Attorney and Cousellor at Law
Fltvt National Bank Building
PEWt . . NEW MEXICO
JKLL & WUIUIIT.
SILVER CITY - - - NEW MEXICO.
JJ L. PICKETT,
Attorney at Law,
SILVER CITY NEW MEXICO
Attorney at Law, .
nj-EnfcÍTY1-.-, - HEW MEXICO
i- II. HAK.LI.EK,
Attorney at Law,
O.Uek over Jackson's Dni'i atoro, on Billiard
BILVER CITY NEW MEXICO
rjJlHOo. 8. UKFLIX,
Attorney at Law,
TJp-stalrs lu Exchange bnililinK,
BILVER CITY - NEW MEXICO
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-
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.
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.
THÍ WILD GEESE.
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
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.
lriLHAM F. LOKL.N.,
Onto at foal oiiice.
Silver City, .... NewMeslco.
J A 8. CAU1 Kit,
OlVica ia Silver Cit N'utionul T.ank
fiilvor City, - - Ndw Mesioo
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
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
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
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
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.
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T)i wild rteso, flylnf In the nlirht, e-hold J
One senken tvisvns lie nnderneath a aoa ,
Which Lnoya thvu on Ita hlllowa. ,
They have, bul auch asi t'rwwe frail barks of old
That crowed ctrtaounded malna to aiireh out
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
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
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,
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
,s, rs f s ""
TH OLDEST OBELISK.
Rosne ef thn Many Thiers We tjit That
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
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
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
Nan Have yon any little girls?
The Caller Yea, I havo two.
Nan D do you aver have to whip
The Caller I'm i.fraid I have ta
Nan What do yon whip 'em withT
The Cal1 (a mound) Oh, when
they've been very nanghty, I take my
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
"Now, Charles, lot as make a list cf
- "One moment, duar cuelo, till I hava
filled up y oar lukstaud." Loudon Tit-BiU.
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