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| TALES OF PLUCK I
1 AND ADVENTURE. |
How Cruse Saved the Trooper.
THOMAS CRUSE, quartermas
ter's department, United
States army, got another step
the other day and once more
changed the little image in his shoul
der strap. Colonel Cruse lias been a
long time in the staff department
■which has to do with army mules,
tents, canteens and haversacks. When
he first left the line for the staff friends
said he couldn't stand it, but when a
| man has fought more than most and
licked all that he fought, it's not over
hard to urge him to take the soft side
of a pillow. They say in the army to
day that Tom Cruse can't pick up a
sample shovel that some contractor
has submitted for inspection without
coming to an "advance carbine" with
it and later trying to cock the thing.
Cruse for years was an officer in the
/ Sixth Cavalry. Out at Fort Sheridan
the other day a retired enlisted man
who had served under Cruse some
years ago told the story of how the
quartermaster officer won the little hit
of bronze which on certain occasions
he wears pinned to ids blouse.
In the early summer of 1882 Cruse
was a second lieutenant in "K" Troop
of the Sixth Cavalry. He was out
scouting after Apaches down in the
very hottest part of Arizona. The
command had trailed along till it came
to the rocky basin known as the Big
Dry Wash. Cruse had something less
than a corporal's guard with him. The
little band had not seen a sign of r.-j
Indian since it set out, but then
■ Apaches are not given to making signs,
t nor do they wait for formal introduc
tions before extending warm greetings
to those who would cross the thresh
old of their rock desert fastnesses. Be
yond the basin of the Big Dry Wash
was a natural fortification of rocks.
Cruse sent a man to the right fiank to
take a peep behind the bowlders before
crossing. The trooper returned and
reported there was uothingthere. Then
the little command pushed down into
the basin and fury opened from behind
the rocks to their front. The fire was
concentrated and terrific. Two of the
six saddles were emptied and the
mounted command gave way and
sought the shelter of the rocks to the
rear. Under the thumping hail of bul
lets Cruse lifted a wounded trooper to
his saddle and bore him back to shel
ter, where the men dismounted and
took what count they could of their
hidden enemy across the basin.
It was supposed that the second
trooper who had fallen In the open was
dead. While looking out across the
j waste between him and the ambushed
■ savages Cruse saw the fallen trooper
* move. Then there happened one of
those things which a single line in the
medal of honor list tells about, but to
which a whole volume cannot do jus
tice. Cruse, carbine in hand, stood
straight up, a fair and easy mark for
a bullet. A tawny face showed beyond
and an eye glanced along a rifle bar
rel. Itefore the weapon spoke Crusc's
carbine sent a bullet straight through
the Apache's head. Then he rounded
the rock In front and strode across the
open toward the wounded soldier. At
every third stride he fired. He was
one of the crack shots of the army,
and the bullets scarred the rocks close
to the heads of the lurking reds. Tli y
had seen their comrade's head split
clean at 150 yards. They dared not
expose themselves enough to take care
ful aim, but they answered the officer's
carbine challenge with a scattering
volley. He reached the moaning troop
, cr. Behind him had come two of his
rmen. "Pick him tip, boys;" and I'll
cover the retreat." He stood there
facing the enemy's lurking place. A
savage braver than the rest stood up
and fired. The bullet scratched
Crusc's arm, but an ounce of lend
crashed into the Apache's head. Cruse
walked backward, while behind him
his two devoted men bore their strick
en fellow. Bullets tore up the sand,
but the magnificent nerve and courage
of the soldier who cent back true a
shot for every volley palsied the
Apaches' aim.
Back to their breastworks the sol
diers went with their burden, Cruse
standing erect and sending one last
shot before sinking to cover. Then re
enforcements came and eighteen sav
, ages were put to flight. To-day it is
nothing but two cents' worth of bronze
| and a hit of ribbon that reminds one
' of the gallantry on that July day in
' . the basin of the Big Dry Wash.—Ed
jL ward B. Clark, in the Chicago Record
>^ierald.
Sinn Defeat* Dog,
Awakened from his sleep by the
'■ maddened beast, Dr. Robert J. liings
• ton had a terrific encounter lasting for
I more than an hour, at his home in
Newburg, N. Y.. with Bruno, Ills St.
Bernard dog, weighing more than 200
pounds. He overcame the brute, chok
ing him to death, hut at no light cost.
Dr. Kingston had reared the dog
from a puppy It was left at home at
night to protect the household when
professional business called the head
! at the family away. He was out one
Sight on a case and in the morning was
resting, and the children were playing
with the dog.
Suddenly the animal was seized with
j convulsions, and, running out of the
dining room, ascended to the bed
chamber of the doctor, sprang on the
sleeping physician, and the fight for
I followed. Dr. Kingston realized
/fk'that the animal was wholly uneontrol-
I lable, and that there was grave danger
ft for other members of the family if It
n Should escape and get down stairs
again. Under this thought he lost
sight of his own peril, and devoted
himself to preventing the beast from
so doing. He succeeded in driving the '
frenzied animal into the bathroom ad- '
joining his apartment and then closed '
the door. But in the act Dr. Kings- 1
ton was forced to lock himself in as '
well, for the brute fouglu fiercely
every step of the way.
Once the door was locked Dr. Kings- 1
ton began the battle for his own safe- '
ty, fighting with grim desperation, for 1
he knew that only by winning a com- j
plcte victory would lie be spared a
fearful death. The physician is wiry, ]
but not apparently a man of great
strength, and for a time the struggle
was an unequal one. '
Time after time the dog buried its
teeth iD the fleshy part of the lower !
nrm, which the doctor used as a guard :
for his neck and face. Finally the ani
mal was forced into a position whence '
it could not escape.
With both hands clutching its wind- ! 1
pipe, Dr. Kingston choked the breath
out of the animal's body, and then, i
with the assistance of a neighbor, who : 1
had arrived, threw the huge carcass
from the window.
Dr. Kingston sank to the floor, not j
unconscious, but weak from the exer- I (
tlon and the excitement. Dr. F. M. j
Phillips was summoned, and the in
jured arm, bitten through aud through |
in many places, was cauterized and
bandaged. |
While the fight was on the noise was
heard by neighbors, and among thoso
who came to the rescue were Bryant
Young and the son of Governor Odell, 1
who lives directly opposite Dr. Kings- '
ton. He wanted to shoot the dog, but 1
the expedient threatened danger to the '
physician, who at that time had al- I
most mastered the beast.
Much Might Have Happened.
When tigers are really at large In
England, says the London Chronicle, .
there are no newspaper paragraphs ;
about the fact. The secret is firmly ,
held. At Clifton there is a delight
ful zoo.
It was discovered one morning that ;
a tiger had escaped from his cage ;
during the night. It was the day of
a children's fete at the zoo. A hasty
search of the grounds was instituted, ]
but no tiger was found. Then the su- ]
perlntendent decided to keep his own
counsel and trust to luck; for it seemed
as if the tiger had scaled the walls
and was in the open country. 1
Thousands of children romped in the
gardens during the day, and cried
"Oh!" and "Ah!" as the fireworks ]
gleamed in the night. All the evening i
they played and sauntered about ,
among the trees and in shaded alleys ,
aud dark coiners, and then everybody j
went home, tired and happy.
In the early dawn there was anoth- |
cr search for the tiger; and in the ;
corner of a disused monkey house was (
found the "monarch of the Jungle, ' ,
still trembling from freedom and fire- |
works. I
His keepers threw a handkerchief ,
about his neck, and he meekly allowed ,
himself to be led back to the grateful (
safety of his cage. But many things {
might have happened during that fete ,
day. ,
Wife Killed Wildcat and Saved Ilusbana '
"I never want to sec another wild- '
cat," said Mrs. John Green. '
Mrs. Green had saved the life of hei
husband, but is not boasting of her
prowess. Mr. Green had fired at the
wildcat with a shotgun, but missed.
Before lie had discharged the second
barrel the animal had sprang from the
limb of a tree and fastened teeth and
claws in the man's shoulder.
The family dog attacked the wildcat,
but would have been killed had not
Mrs. Green taken part in the battle.
She seized the shotgun from her hus
band's hands aud struck the cat a
blow on the head. That ended the an
imal's life and the battle.
Green Is a sawyer, living on Canaan
Mountain, in Connecticut. He and his
wife were aroused by the barking of
the dog. Going outside the man
discovered a large wildcat and a young
one crouched in a tree near the house.
After he had fired and missed his wife
came to his rescue.
A Lineman's Remarkable Escape.
There have been many remarkable
escapes from death, but Oliver Ladou
eer, a St. Paul lineman, had an expe
rience lately that is hard to beat.
He was testing a wire that extent's
from the store of Hurley Brothers, in i
Robert street, to the store of William j
It. Burlthard, directly across the street. '
Ladoucer was hanging on to the wire I
with hoth hands and was slowly crawl
ing out, hand over hand, toward the
middle of the street He had got but I
a few lengths when he felt the wire '
giving way.
He jumped toward the street, a dis
tance of thirty feet. In falling he made
a grasp for the electric feed wire of
the street far line. It held him with
out his feet touching the ground, aud
this saved his life. Had his feet
touched anything he would have been j
instantly killed.—Minneapolis Tribune, j
Whales Attack Men in a Canoe. |
While -tying to fight enraged whales
from canoes two members of tho |
Charleston telegraph line construction j
party at Fort Simpson were hurt so
seriously that they barely escaped I
with their lives, says a special from
Vancouver, B. C. Sixty men are at
work stringing Government wires on !
the Skeena River. Lart Friday three
whales came tweuly miles up tho river !
and a dozen men turned out to chase !
them. The whales turned on the light J
canoes, nnd the river was soon in a
foam with the splashing of the ani
mals and the efforts of the canoemen
to escape. One of the boats was
smashed by a glancing blow of one of
the whales. One man's arm was bro
ken, while a second was knocked un
conscious.—Chicago Tribune.
SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL.
A writer in Le Mouvement Geo
graphique describes a cave in East
Africa, near Tauga, in which one
chamber rises to a height of 250 feet,
while another covers an area of uOUO
square yards.
India is rapidly becoming an import
ant factor in the coal marker. The
output last year was nearly forty per
cent, in excess of that of the year be
fore, and a still further increase will
be seen this year. Exportation of
coal from India has already begun.
The coal Is found over wide areas. t
The largest statiouary engine ever
built in the. United States has just
been turned out at East Pittsburg,
renn. Though nominally of COOU
horse-power, when occasion demands,
it can deliver 10.500 horse-power. The
whole engine weighs more than 1,500,-
000 pounds nnd stands twenty-seven
feet high. The fly-wheel is twenty
three feet in diameter, and the main
shaft, measuring from twenty-six to
twenty-nine and a half inches in di
ameter, weighs 136,000 pounds.
Cosmos tells of a recent experiment
by some Frenchmen in using a kite
instead of sails to propel a boat. A
Malay kite less than seven feet high
when well aloft, it was found, had
power enough to tow a boat loaded
with six persons. It is obvious that it
would be impossible to go against tho
wind, but it was found possible to take
a course forty-five degrees off in either
direction by using the rudder. It is
suggested that the steady and strong
currents of air some distance above
the surface of the earth might he
thus utilized to assist navigation in
come cases.
According to the geologist of the
Antarctic expedition in tho steamer
Belgica there is a remarkable differ
ence in the distribution of ice around
the two poles of the earth. Going to
wards the South Pole perpotual snow
Is encountered at the sixty-fifth de
gree or latitude, and he thinks that
the floating ice of that region comes
from a layer covering tho whole po
lar crown. The floating ice of the
north, cn the contrary, comes from
true glaciers, which are pushed down
through valleys until tlrey reach the
water. Up there the glacial caps du
cot reach the sea.
Trofcssor Woodward, of Columbia
University, believes that the height of
the earth's atmosphere varies with the
distance from the equator. The fig
ures that he gives are so enormously
in excess of these formerly taught,
that they will he received with aston
ishment by the average reader. About
2C3 m:io3 is the height that the scien
tists used to tell us, only forty-five
miles of which, comprising the belt
immediately around the earth, had ap
preciable density. Professor Wood
ward, however, shows reasons for
thinking that tho height above the
equator is fully 26,000 miles, which
gradually diminishes to about 17,000
milea above the polos. At tho same
time, ho cays that above a few hun
dred miles from the earth, it has no
li -rsity, or so little, at least, that it 3
cficcts are imperceptible.
Hand Sweeping machines.
ttand sweeping machines have been
used with much success ou tho Wash
ington streets, says the Engineering
Record, according to Mr. Warner Stut
ter, superintendent of tho Street
Cleaning Department, who recently
trade tho following report on the ap
paratus. "The advantages to be at
tained by the use cf this machine over
tho present method are as follows; The
work ia better done for the reason
that no dust is raised by the machine
c.rd scattered by tho wind, and much
more of the fine dust in taken up. Ko
sprinkling is necessary, as the dust is
carried into the machine, the opera
tion of which Is very much like that
of a carpet sweeper. The sprinkling
of a street in advance of sweeping pre
vents tho machine or broom from tak
ing up tho fine dust. Instead, it is
plastered to tho street by the broom
to became dust again as soon as dry.
Yv'itb tho use of this machine one man
can caro for one-third inoro area of
streets cud keep them cleaner than
he can with the hand broom. For the
foregoing reasons an 1 the further fact
that this machine is superior to all
others tried by me, I would respect
fully rcctmmend Rs adoption in this
city." .
Auta untie Flagman For Trains.
With a view to preventing accidents
ft level crossings aud collisions in the
neighborhood of railway statiens a
very ingenious mechanism lias recent
ly been tried In France. It consists
essentially of a huge hook, or eatc.'i,
made of iron, which is counected with
a lever ct the station by means of a
wire, through which a current of elec
tricity passes. When it is lying in its
place the train passes over it quite
easily, but as soon as it is raised it
catches a lever which is attached to
the engine. The lever thus caught
causes an air valve on the engine to
open automatically and applies the
brakes at once so that the whole train
Is brought to a standstill within a
very short distance. In foggy weather
the use'of such au apparatus cannot
bo overestimated, as it is calculated
to prevent a train running Into an
other which happens to be delayed at
a station.-—Pearson's Weekly.
The Discovert of Felt.
Tradition gives the discovery of felt
to an early English monarch. A3 a
comfort for his cold feet it is told
that he put wool into his boots, and the
combination of heat, pressure and
pioisture produced feltin, a primitive
state from which the modern kind
grew.
Your Hair
"Two ye*rs ago jny hair wil
falling out badly. I purchased a
bottle of Ayer's Hair and
soon my hair stopped coming out."
Miss Minnie Hoover, Paris, 111.
Perhaps your mother
had thin hair, but that is
no reason why you must
go through life with half
starved hair. If you want
long, thick hair, feed it
with Ayer's Hair Vigor,
and make it rich, dark,
and heavy.
SI.GO o bottle. All druggists. 8
If your druggist cannot supply you, 1
send us ono dollar and we will express Q
you a bottle. He euro and give the name I
of your nearest express office. Address, fl
J.C.AYER CO., Lowell, Mass. |
Your Tongue
If it's coated, your stomach
is bad, your liver is out of
order. Ayer's Pills will clean
your tongue,cure your dys
pepsia, make your liver right.
Easy to take, easy to operate.
25c. All druggists.
Want your moustache or heard a boautlful
brown or rich black ? Thru use
BUCKINGHAM'S DYE Whiskers j
It has been calculated that some
thing like 1,250,000,000 pints of tea
are imbibed yearly by Londoners, and
that the teapot necessary to contain
that amount, if properly shaped, would
comfortably take in the whole of St.
Paul's Cathedral.
The only building at Spitzhergen is
a tourists' hut about live hundred
miles from civilization.
Each package of PUTNAM FADELESS DYB
colore either Silk, Wool or Cotton perfectly
at one boiling. Bold by all druggists.
Virtue is its own reward, but some few
people arc good because they really like
to be.
Dealers say that the hammock contin
ues to hold its own.
Arc. You Using Allen's Fool-Unse ?
It is tho only curo for Swollon. Smarting,
Tired, Aching, Hot, Sweating Foot, Corns
and Bunions. Ask for Allen's Foot-Ease, a
powder to bo shakon into tho shoos. Cures
while you walk. At all Druggists and Shos
Stores, 25c. Bsmplo sent FIUSE. Address,
Allen B. Olmsted, L*Hoy, N. Y.
The Bank of France compels customers
checking out money to accept at least one
lifth in gold coin.
Frey's Vermifuge by flail.
Bond 25c. to E. A S. FIIEY. BALTIMORE, Mn.,
If not for sale at your Druggist or store.
Lots of people make their calls over the
telephone.
Vleat For ilic Bowels.
No matter what ails you, headache to a
cancer, you will nover get well until your
bowels aro put right. CAHCARF.TS help nature,
cure you without a gripo or pain, produce
easy natural movements, cost you just 10
cents to start gotting your health back. CAH
CAHETS Candy Cathartic, the genuine, put up
in metal boxes, every tablot has C. C. C.
stampod on it. Beware of imitations.
The coal miner generally finds himself
in a hole.
FITS permanently cured. No fits orncrvous
ness after first day's use of Dr. Kline's Great
Nerve Roatorer. $2 trial bottleand treatise froo
Dr. R. H. KLINE, Ltd., 931 Arch St., l'hilu. Pa
There may be plenty of room at the top,
but some people prefer to get at the bot
tom of things.
A LUXURY WITHIN THE REACH OF ALL.
j|/ " A H ' GH 010 T ' ME ,N VIEW '"
\ \ \ j I To tell you all to pay the best attention
Unto the date that he herein will mention.
For 'tis important you remember
\ on * rom car ' s now proclaiming
~CQ **r I His newest Premium List, which will be naming,
H Attractive presents, dozen after dozen.
/0 The List comprises gifts most wisely blended
From balloon the Lion makes suggestion^
-phe U p.to-date one, others superseding,
Af\ Ct/ And if your grocer is not one possessing,
Don't hesitate, because your need is pressing,
Watch our next advertisement. Just write to us,—a two-cent stamp inclosing,
We'll send the List, no further work imposing.
Just try a packago of LION COFFEE an( l y° u will understand
the reason of its popularity.
WOOLSON SPICE CO., TOLEDO. OHIO.
A Ileal Funny Story.
Old Tfm Link ins, tho barber of Wabash Ave
nue, Chicago, is a great student of proverbial
philosophy, and he sometimes entertains his
customers, in tho interval of a "scrapo" or
" halreut," by his apt applications of the well
known proverbs of tho past to the conditions
or requirements of tho present, llis regular
customers know his strong point, and many a
man who apparently goes in for a shave, is
really in search of a rent in a cosy chair, and
has a desire to hear "Tim" hold forth pro
verbially. One day last week a stranger came
in for a shave, and as ho stretched himsell j
wearily in the chair, Tim prepared to lather
him. Tho man incidentlv remarked that he
had Intended coming in earlier in the day but
had been prevented. "Woll, it's better lato
than never," said Tim, smilingly. "Not al
ways," replied the stranger, slowly. "How
about losing your pocketbooK- ? I never lost
one until yesterday— never did, but I would
sooner have kept it. Now, why was it better
for mo to lO3C it lato than not at all ? " Tim
aoknowledged that ho was wrong and tho man
continued: "Don't know what I would have
dono in my predicament, only an old acquain
tance of mine on the Lako front let me havo
twenty to go on with." "All," chipped In
Tim, "that was goodl A friend in noed is a
friend indeed." "No, he isn't," snapped tho
man who was being shaved. "There you're
dead wrong again. How can a friend In noed
bo a friend indeed? I have a good many friends
who arc always in need and thev are a nuisance
to me. Always on the borrow." Tim thought the
problem over in his miud and reluctantly ad
mitted that tho man was right. He had al
most made up his mind not to speak again
when the stranger continued, "Yes sir, they
are nuisances. Why, one of them fellows has
been calling on mo for the past year and
threatens to got even with mc Homo way if I
do not loan him fifty dollars. Ho threatens
mo at every visit." "Oh, I wouldn't mind
that," replied Tim unconsciously, "you know
tho old adago *A barking dog never bitei.' "
"Thoro you are again," gaid the "shavee " as
he wiped a littlo lather from tho corner of
his mouth. "Say, what do you know about
clogs, anyway, that you talk in such a silly
Btruin ? Have you over ventured to go too
close to a barking dog,—and if you did, what
did bo do to you V Did you over know a bark
ing dog that didn't bite if he got the chance?"
Tim said ho couldn't exactly call to mind any
caniue acquaintance that strictly fulfilled tho
claim iu the proverb, and there was a silence
for a few minutes while his razor was gliding
over the man's face. Thon tho barber smiled
to himself as he bethought him of a good joke,
"I suppose," he said, as ho applied the bny
rum, "I cuppoae you don't believe in tho bar
bers' proverb at all?" "What's that ?" asked
the stranger, rising. "Two heads uro better
than one," answered Tim. "Of course you
can understand why they are. in my business,
but 1 know you would like to say they would
be bad for a man with tho headache or—"
"Nothing of the kind," put in the other, smil
ing. "Ono of your proverbs, at least, is right.
I happen to know that two heads are betoer
than ono." "Then you don't objoct to that
old adago ?" "Not at all. It is (lend right.
And I would thank you very much if you havo
| any stray Lion heads at hand—ttioso taken
| from tho Lion CofTeo wrappers. My wife is
collecting them and sho is about six pliv of
j tho number required to got a Lady's Gold
j Watch. You see in this case "two heads an
I better than one, and twenty are bettor than
I ten." "Just so," added Tim, cheerfully, "but
! you soo, my wife is doing the samo thing, and
expocts a premium in a low weeks. So to her
j also,'two heads arc better than ono.' " "Well,
! in that case," said the Htranger, as ho paid
j Tim for tho f.havo and prepared to depart,
"you had better tell your wife to do 11x3 name
as mine is doing. Save up tho Lion hcad
| until after September Ist next, when tho new
! Premium List is issued. Thon if she send-.
I them to thi Woolson Spicj Co..Toledo, Ohio,
she can havo her pick of some very choice
presents."
The coral roads of Bermuda are
the lincst iu the world for cycling.
They are as smooth as a dancing floor
and are never dirty.
Conductor E. D. L< omis, Detroit, Mi h.,
pays : "Tho effect of Hairs Catarrh Curo is
I wonderful." Write him aLout it. Sold by
i Druggists, 75c.
I Some people seem to think they fa.l into
I luck when they fall into debt.
' Mr->. Window's Southing Svrup forehil lren
i teething, soften the gums, reduces inflamma
tion, allays pain, euros wind colie. 26c a bottlx
! The chronic kicker deserves to stub liu
I toe.
i Ido not believe rise's Cure for Coniump
; tion has an equal for Coughs and colds.—JoilK
F. BOYEII, Trinity Springs, lint., Teb. 15, T.'O'J.
! It's a good thing to swallow your pride,
j provided you can digest it.
: Gnrflold Headache Powders deserve your
, consideration and confidence; they aro a posi
tive cure for headaches and nave much suf
fering ; they do not derange tho system and
are absolutely harmless.
Even the men who die may feel that
i thev have much to live for.
The Oangor f rom Flics.
A number of investigators recently
hh've ceiled attention to the important
role ployed by insects in disseminating
disease. Because of their great num
bers and active habits. Hies are no
doubt the most dangerous insects in
this respect. After feeding on thq
expectoration of the tuberculous, on
the feces of typhoid patients or other
infective material, they carry disease
germs into innumerable places and de
posit tliem not only by direct con
tact with their tilthy little bodies,
but by their excreta and the dust
formed by the crumbling of their
dead bodies. Restaurants infested
with Hies are special abominations.
The danger from this source is not
small, and as the summer will now
soon be on us in good earnest with
hordes of those pests is seems desira
ble that everything possible shall bo
done to limit the amount of mischief
done by them. More effective meas
ures are needed for destroying their
multiplication. The war 011 mosqui
tos by our sanitary department in
Cuba ha<s shown what can be done in
several exterminating insects, and the
preparations which are already being
made in several different places in our
country to carry out the Cuban motif
oils show that the people are willing
to act if they are shown the best
ways. Until some successful method
has been devised for exterminating
tlies special care should be taken to
prevent their access to sputum, pus,
or other infectious material; fruits and
foodstuffs should be thoroughly cooked;
or washed if ilies have been allowed
to come in contact with them, and:
should be protected from tlies after
preparation for use.
Great Comain He Rules.
It may surprise most persons to
know that the British possessions in
North America and West Indies are
larger than the territory of the United
States in America, even including Por
' to Rico and Alaska. On the North
American continent alone King Ed
ward's possessions are nearly 100.000
square miles larger than those of the
United States, and taking in tlie West
Indies and Newfoundland more than
200,000 square miles larger. No man
ever before reigned over an empire
so great as King Edward's. The
empire to which Victoria acceded in
1837 covered one-sixth of the land
surface of the globe; the empire to
which King Edward has acceded cov
ers nearly one-fourth. It is 53 times
as big as France, 52 times as big as
Germany, three and a half times as
big as the United States without Alas
ka and the Island possessions and
throe times as big as continental Eu
rope.
People who Huffor from hcadachoa, general
de prog don, weak nerves and Hcsploßtmcss
will bo greatly benefited by hiking Garfield
Headache Fowdcrp. Hond to GArlicld 'lc*
Co., Brooklyn, N. Y., for namplea.
The judge may deliver a very long sen
tence in a very few word l '.
The population of China is nearly
400,000,000—nroiti than the combined
population of Great Britain, France,
i Russia, Germany and Japan.
When plants are grown in dry air
their stems and leaves have a more
|complicated structure than when the
air is moist.
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