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Skill I* Rl««lla« DrltUh Work.
men', AnonrlUhM I* Year ..
What Others Wanted Five For.
Employers and members of trades
unions inEuglarid alike are marveling
OTer thfe accomplishment of the West
inghowe Electric company in erect
i)i( rest works at Manchester. Build
ings Which cost $7,000,000 have been
cAnstructed in less than a year, Eng
lish builders estimated that thiswork
would require five years. The work
has b«ea done by British workmen un
d*r American supervision, but instead
«f ttie-450 bricks per nine hours a day,
«Urk is th .trtdc uuicn swage, each
man laid «n ijirerape of 3,800 bricks,
with 2,50(fon the plain"work-.
Ci'Stewwt, of St. T.ouis, acted as
manager: Gncday Mr. Stewart had SO
policemen on hand in ense of emerg
ency? The next day found him pre
senting the foreman with a ten-guinea
snit of clothes for his expeditious
eehivement.
The manager's representative said
that Mr. Stewart had started,in by
initiating a system of daily r?ports of
the progress from each of the 75 fore
men or subforemen.
The first two weeks showed no par
ticular record except that a great deal
too much money was spe»t for the
work done. This representative said:
"After that we got to 900 bricks for a
man anil by a continuous progress of
elimination, guided by the daily re
ports of progress, we reached an aver
age of 1,800.
"Yen, trouble was threatened by
trade unions at times, but we met the
delegates and defined our position
plainly. We were willing to work with
union men, and according to union
rules, and we gave 11 pence per hour,
instead of ten penc«, which is the rate
stipulated by the union.
"We made it as clear as spring water,
kowever, that we were going to have
those bricks laid, thaf we intended to
be masters of our own work, that we
were going to let the slowest man on
a job set the jtace. thnt each man would
have to d« his: utmost, and that we
thoald have.men to see that this idea
was carried out.
1
Kither we were to
run the job or .the unions would be dis
regarded. and- other men employed."
MAW GROWS STRONGER.
P»»f. Kraaae, of Germany, Saya That
the llaataa Baee la Kot Dec*it
erating Phjralcallr.
Prof. Krause, an eminent German
authority, has come to the conclusion
that, Respite the general fears, the
human race is not degenerating physi
cally. The professor says that the
Egyptian mummies, afti allowing for
all possible shrinkage* were no largtr
ia body when alive ihan are the pres
ent dwellers on the banks of the Nile.
Ancient Roman writers give the
height of the soldiers of the pretorian
guard as 67 inches. Xo Kuropeanna
Hon with a guard would think of so
kw a standard. Skeletons of 1he an
cient Germanic tribes found in the
valley of the l(hine bear witness to
the conclusion that the old Germans
were much beneath the present gen
eration in stature.
Dr. Krause bases his view chiefly on
the irrefutable evidence of the re
cruiting statistics of all European
countries. These show that even in
Vran_eei since 1S15, the.re has been a
growing improvement in the physical
capacity of the recruits.
"School going, coddling and other
refinements of, civilization-," says Dr.
*Krans*. "may have an injurious effect
o« the modern human fiber, but this is
more than counterbalanced by the im
plored and better cooking."
HAS A LESSON TO LEARN.
Biltala neallalaar That Trade with
Her Calonles la Far Too
Small.
The London Standard, referring to
t'ia statistical abstract of the trade
tit the British colonies which has
ju» been issued, says: "The main
lesson of the return,is only too plain,
an! it is that the business done by
Kiigland with her colonies is too
often smaller than it should be. In
r»|fard to Canada, it is only natural
thither chief customer should be
he close neighbor ~nor is it surpris
•Wws Injr 1hat the United States runs
Treat Britain very close in New
foundland and the West Indies. It
k-s is, however, disappointing to see that
fe we are excelled in Australia, and so,
ispi too. it Is to find confirmation of the
rather disquieting- fact that Canada
jVj: lias difficulty in attracting' settlers,
fcy And that her territories remain
Hsf' empty in spite of her improved
means.of communication and i':e of
fers made to colonists."
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r' Vv Ktac O* Abroad la March,
There is no truth in the report that
tfce king and queen areto go into resi
dence at Windsor in February. Vhey
will aiaKat Sandringham, off and on,
lil! the opening of parliament, when
they will come up to Marlboro lgh
kooae for little time. Karly in Mt.rch
the Jting.will go abroad, probably to -.he
Hivieru. 'The |ue*n will then
go
to
fSsrdringliam. there to remain till*lie
start* for Copenhagen early in Ap il.
Their majesties will entertain-1'ribse
Nicholas
of
Greece at Marlborough
house in February.
If at rirnt loo Don't Succeed.
If, after looking back qver the proH,
Ites of thie lint year and comparing
tliem with'tbe' fa.fHitntnts.-Tayg thc
Ihlcsgo lliter Ocean, the average man
wishes toV-tiy ilie thirr-ntl oVr ag*lii,
j. stiottld discourage him.
Th« Socret Of
in keeping nil the niatti «r
Ij-x'y in a heallhy. regular
•etionV-Mml H»ifck1y defttrn^tug
ii«ie«Mvcrnt|u4Hiec*ric:Ct*leni:regulHtr
iBtomiufli. KidQfjK'fiurUy the
rpitridl'• ^plaDilfd1 affetite.
Th^sTjork woml/r». fu riwing K1.ti.ey
fimiWniaKon. Ih^sla,' and
Yijtnfiw «IHI airenvtb
'Oorb Wcjfuar-'
jkwiaaJ b/ W«Mberg Jflcutwon, Drug
rs'-
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not marriage law.
York. State Abolished, ths
Common Law Marriage.-
la Ita Place a Civil Contract Form Is
Provided^ W'hlrk jtnt Be Slnrned
llefore Tiro
Witnesses and Then
''-,B'lled at Conrt Honse.
With the old year common-law
marriages in New York state censed,
ami a new law' recognizing marriage
by civil contract has taken effect.
By the signing of a written agree
ment in the presence of two wit
nesses, acknowledpng it before a
notary and filing.the paper with the
county clerk, a man and woman may
legally wed in New York state.
In abolishing the old law, its abuse
by designing persons has been done
away with, and the services of cler
gymen, justices of the peace and iil
dermen are made no longer neces
sary to tie the marriage knot. Law
yers who have given the new law at
tention say that it will require fur
ther amendment to prevent ots being
used to the injury of one or the oth
er of the contracting parties by a
failure to make it a matter of rec
ord.
Assemblyman John A. Weekes,
Jr., introduced the bill in the legis
lature last February. It. passed both
houses in April and received the gov
ernor's signature.
It is the last clause in the law that
has aroused criticism. both par
ties contract a marriage, but neglect
to record it. within six months
through carelessness of the intent
of the husband or wife, the marriage
is iiivalid.
It is pointed out that a husband
may wilfully deceive a wife about re
cording the certificate and after the
interval has passed mny desert her.
It is suggested nlso that t.he law pro
vides an inconsistency by recogniz
ing a man and a woman as husband
and wife for five months and 29 or
30 (lays, and then, if no certificate is
filed, declaring their marriage ille
gal.
In advocacy of the bill Assembly
man Weekes pointed to many cases
in the courts in which designing
women had posed as widows and
claimed estates of men deceased.
The new law recognizes all marriages
solemnized by clergymen, and no de
crease in the number of church wed
dings is expected.
TO RESTRICT DIVORCES.
The Nfw Code of Law for the District
of Colambla Goes Into
ESIfeet.
Iadical change in the matter of di
vorce proceedings is a feature of the
new code of laws for the District of
Columbia, which was passed at the
last session of congress and went
into effect the first of the year. The
n$w law prohibits the granting of di
vorce except for infidelity, divorces
nq, longer being procurable for de
sertion, drunkenness, cruelty and
other offenses formerly recognized as
valid ground for legal separation.
There if a considerable change also
in the practice before justices of the
peace, the city being divided into ten
districts, with one salaried justice in
each district, in place of the former
feed officers, whose locations were
not to any considerable extent gov
erned by geographical distinctions.
The code is not a complete body of
laws for the government of the Dis
trict, the old Maryland statutes, the
common law and the statutes of the
United States applicable to the Dis
trict and acts of congress relating
to the District remaining in force ex
cept where inconsistent with the new
body of laws.
LOOKING TO CANADA.
Britain Expects Fertile Acres of the
Dominion Will Solve Qaestlon
of British Food Snpplr.
Canada is being congratulated on
the progress exhibited last year,
says the London correspondent of
the New York Tribune. The fact that
public deposits in Canadian banks
amount to' $400,000,000 is considered
.remarkable, and the Morning Post
looks to the time when the fertile
acres of the dominion will, solve the
whole question of the British food
supply, which isitlie nightmare of so
many zealous politicians in England.
"Here, surely," .«ays the Post, "is
room for British capital and energy
to solve a problem not merely of the
'greatest importance to the internal
development of the dominion, but
also to the welfare of the empire.
As a whole, its solution would be fa*
cilitated ly the conspicuous loyalty
of Canada, whereof so many ex
amples have recently been afforded."
Kill Three Tons of Sparrows.
The annnal sparrow hunt of l'ieas
ant township, 111., came to an end, and
as a result over three tons, of spar
rows were killed. The hunt was-in
dulged in by two parties of"farmers.
Twenty men on each
tf6e
engaged in
the hunt, the stake being a banquet to
be given by the party securing the
fewest bird*. The victorious party
brought in 1.1000 birds, while the IoKer«
bagged 11.000. a total of 24.000. The
"birds averaif^il four (.uiiees tneh, mak
ing an asi-'/epate weislft of over three
tons 'ilitvhunt had bteu in progress
fill one wvek and was one of the most
noiab.e in\he history of the stnte.
V.lio Cri« tfi* letivol Kniidnf
.'Alitre is. w*\)elic-te.declares the hi
ca?r. liner nothing going to
..six *.v th:i ia public l-choo. children
are getting a thafe in tlie bfin file of
the-irf-mt-iioniis ni'-iuinl li.c.rcai-e in the
cost uf maintaining the schools.
atlow^
IX THE COLD
jttuo MumnvKsr.
TRHFS. I9th Iiwia!.
CORN
CATALOEW?BLE.
All aluut Northwest Dent Corn. The
GreHt"«t of hll for the Xorthwctt. Now
book-on coro culture.
OSC.4JS P, WILL A CQ
fiisMABCK, N. DACOTA.
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OFFiCIHL PROCEEDINGS
Official Proceedings of the Board of
County Commissioners of 1^
Steele County, N. D-
Sherbrooke, N. D., Jan. 7,1002.
Board ot County Commissioners con
vened at!) o'clock a. m. pursuant to ad
journrront. All members present.
The Board proceeded at once tor the
County Treasurers' office where they
began the work of examination and
checking up the books, accounts and
vouchers of the County Treasurer.
At 12 o'clock M. tho Board returbed
to the Auditor's otilco.
The bookB and accounts of the County
Tieasurrr having beon found correct
«ml the cath in all funds accounted for,
tho same were on motion approved.
On motion the Board took a recess
until 1:30 o'clock p. m. of same day.
AFTERNOON SESSION.
Board ro convened at 1:30 o'clock p. m.
All inembtM'K prescut.
The Sheriff's report of uncollectible
personable property tuxes for the year
1000 was taken uuder consideration by
the Board.
On uict'on the personal property tax
ot thefot'owing individuals for the year
lO.M. was canct lied as being uncollecti
abl'».
Ludivkk ravii^son £3.93, fryver Arne
son ?4 A lloyt ."rc Thos. Phelps
3113. Charles Taylor .93c, NrlsClverson
62, A \V Stopher S8.60, Ed Djosland
$1 l-\ Kirk £15.53, Ed Peterson 82.55
fl R.vlhBre2C2, E Sbubert $1.12,
O Anderson 81.12, E Bomen S7.C0, John
Droderick 8233, Ji ns A Bjerge $7.50,
VV Kline 85.99, Eriuk Peterson .84c.
Nols Olson .78c., Mumon 81.12. Ole
rjurFon $l.i:C. Nathan Ber.tley 85.0(3.
Flanders .57c., Adam Kohlgraf 83.3G,
l'e( ch, Win Findlom .7"c.,
Henry 15c., Uanah Kjaren 1.57, Axel
Nelson 811-C9, Eden S Pratt 81.25, E
Pratt $1.75, Lars Svensgaard 93c. O
Smiih 8G.J8. E Dunn 812.80, Nets Jen
son 87c.. Neustal lGc., Abner Alls
man 81.12, Guy Baker 81.12, Bur
rows 81.12, Ed Beckerjeck 81.19,'
Falkner 81.48, IIII Gillman 81.12, Harry
Hoover 81.12.-Allie Keating 89.79,
Leanard 81.12, A McLean 1.12, JH
McNorwy 81.12, Paul Norwick 81.55,
Retile Round 82.84, Rastock 81.12,
A Robinson 81.12, Geo Silk 81.15,
•Sjcord 81.12 Fred,-Sealiik 8259, A
Stickney £1.12, K1 Ward 81.12.
Bills were allowtd and ordered paid
from the county general fund as follows:
A Sorum, sheriff, board of
Steele county prisoners 815 50
Wauiberg A Jacobson, legal
cap paper and telephone
messages 5 CO
•I II McCoU'Mii, repairs fyr
stoves in county otlices 2 25
E Pepper, collecting delin
quent persinul property
taxes 81G0.50, postage 83 00,
board of Steele county pri
son during district court
85 25, total S1G8.75, allowed
at 8 2C
That portion of ab bill t: in r.i
to the fees for collecting deiii.quont tax
es being rejected Tor the reason that thi
law makes no provision for payment oi
fees by the county for collection of de
linquent tase^.
Elliott, board of James
Purdie from Oct. 1, 1901 to
Dec. 31, 1901. 855 2C
Ethel Cochrane, conducting
8th grado examination 2
ila 4 00
Tho bi 1 of Watnberg & Jacobson
amounting to 812.G5 for medicine fur
nished II S Asinson, null po.\- pat'i nt,
was, on motion, ri joj'etl.
The us.ice ieport »f E WasLburn
for quarter ending December 31, 1001
was, on notion approved and- fees
ordered paid as follows:
Case of StMtc vs. Perkins:
E Washburn, Jusico fees... 8 2 20
O Wheeler, deputy sheriff.. 5 50
Case of State vs. WUJ. Morgan:
E Washburn, Justice fees.. 4 05
'J W lu-e.lf, deputy'sheriiT.. 19 55
Dolf Vaduic. witness fees 1 10
SM cm n, witness fees... 1 10
N Gilincre. witness fees 110
Ole N Eide. witness fees 1 10
Mons E Jtirdee, witqeesfees.. 1 10
0 Wheeler, wineES feee 1 10
Pa w.tneBbfecs... .... 1 10
A Tillotson, witness fees, .v 1 10
Th" Board took up the consideration
o* bridge business.
Bridge petitions for new bridge on
quarter line ruru ng nor aml'scuih
througirsection Enger township and
for new bridgo on line between section
31 Enger anil section 3 Primro?e, "which
petitions were laid on the table Febru
ary 4th 1 Ml, were, on motion, taken
from the .b'e.
EoLjcr appeared before the
Brrd relative to the construction of i.
new bridge' on quarter lii.e running
north an.l s'Uth through section 10
Enger tou hip
On itio.inn tho ietition ot F.G. Erg
an I o.ber.4 of Newburfarh and Engei
townshi for a nv liriilgb on quarlei
liue iminium north m.d south throngL
section 10 Emi township. wts griintid
sfe for said ie budge haviig
viewed by con mi. tee or the coin mis
Btuners pi iiir to 1'VbruHry 4 IC(1.
Bridge petitions were preeontod to the
Board as follows:
Petition of A II Staven? and others
asking i. bridge across cou1
on line between suctions 13. and 2'
Nt'Wburih toTthsiilp.
Petition of M. Brumwell and others
asking for a bridgo across Beaver pel
on line1 between sections 2'S auJ 21
way township.
Petition of Win Olson and oh it* asl
4ag for abridge across Goose ri er
line betvrccn sections 5 acd 0 Now'tur^l
-town .i.s.
IV Domier and oth is
a JII, fvr, ije.v i.'
r.
:vi.
flonthweet branch of Goose River on
line between sections 9 acd 10 Edendqle
townships.
Oa motion a coiuinittes consisting of
each membor of the Board of Counly
Commissioners was appointed to inspect
sites of bridges petitioned for.
On motion tho County Auditor was
instructol to advertise for bids for furn
ishing Steele counly with 400 ounces
-of strychnine fo il!»|ribution tbtough
out the county for the purpose of de
stroying gophers.
On motion the Board adjourned until
9 o'clock a. m. Jan. 8th 1902.
,.\k T. S. HUNT,
County Auditor.
Sherbrooke, N. D„ Jan. 8,1002.
Board of County Commissioner con
venedat 9 o'clock a. m. pursuant to ad
journment. Present Chairman Gray
and Commissioners Johnson, Rindy and
Elliott.
In accordance with Chapter 07 Ses
sion Laws of 1899, the salary of the
county treasurer was estiraaed at 81600
for the year 1902, and, on motion, the'
county auditor was authorized to draw
a salary warrant at the end of each
month jn favor of tho county treasurer
for one-twelvth of said amount,
On motion' the clerk hire for the
Register of Deeds' office was I'xed at
86C0 for the year 100J, the Register of
Deeds to be allowed one c'r'c regularly
at salary of {40.00 per month.
The county treasurer's office was, on
motion, allowed clerk hire for lOOri in an
-amount not exceed 150 00.
On motion, the county auditors office
was allowed clerk hire for 10C2 in an
amount not to exceed 8250.00
On motion the Board took a recess
until 1:30 o'clock p. m. of same day.
AFTERNOON SESSION.
Board re convened at 1:30 o'clock
m. Present: Chairman Gray and ijoit
missionersjol nson, l-.indy and El
Bills were allowed and ordered paid
from the county general fund as toll" ws:
A McLaughlin, coal for
Charles Morlett, poor person 8 8 00
O Et Stay, fuel for Mrs Strux
ness, poor person
W Philip, salary county
physician 3 months
Frank Gray, commissioner per
diem and mileage, one day
on poor board and one day
on bridge business
O Johnson, commissioner
per diem aa mileage
Eindy, commissioner per
diem ahd mileag and two
day-i rn bridge business....
WE Elliott,commissioner per
diem and mileage and two
days on bri^g usiness....
l'J CO
to 0
Six 3_earsago Mr. Hewitt camf tothe
conclusion that a better and clienper
light than'that supplied by either the
arc or incandescent lamps could be ob
tained by the use of a gas as the con
ductor instead of the film used in the
incandescent lamps. He began to ex
periment, with the result that he has
obtained such a light, and, except for
the perfection of a few details, is ready
to put it on the market.
Mr. Hewitt's lamp consists simply
af a glass tube, with a bulb at one end,
into which he introduces the gas gen
erated from mercury. The tubes,
when filled, are connected with the or
dinary electric power in any building
and the current turned on. The gas
acts as the conductor, and as soon as
the switch is turned the tube is flood
ed with light.
Mr. Hewitt says he can produce his
light at one-eighth the cost of the in
candescent lamps and one-third the
cost of arc lamps and of gas lamps.
NEW SAFETY DEVICE.
System Devlaeil for Cloning Wnte*
Tlffht Doom on Steniunliips in Case
ot Accident by Electricity.
The first public exposition of anew
system of closing water-tight dcors
on steamslnpn, adopted two years ago
by the North German Lloyd company,
but thus far installed on only a few
of its vessels., was given on board the
Kron Prinz Wilheltn the other day at
New York. The new system is one
by which every .bulkhead connecting
door throughout the vessel below the
water line can be closed automatically
by the turn of a lever on the bridge and
within the space of a minute. In order
to close the 20 compartment doors of
the Kron Prinz Wilhelm it is necensary
to move a lever on the bridge, in doing
which-an electr'c bell is sounded for
SO seconds nt every deer, giving warn
ing that the doer in about to close.
Then the doors clos-.e slowly- and in
order that the commandingc.fl-:cer ronv
be sure that every door closes there is
a boarJ in the charthousc cn which i*
an electric bulb number to correspond
with each door. As each donr CICFCS?
tight the corresponding bulb in the
chnrthoup? glows.
Aside from th's ar:snirment." the
doors are so arranged that in case of
an} failure of the. automate cyst cm
the do6rs may be closed by hand In the
in-iflj manner.
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27 70
13 20
£3 50
23 CO
N Horner, commissioner
per diem and mileage
On motion the Board adjo r.ud un
til Monla.v, February 17th 1902 at 9
o'clock a. ui.
10 80
T. S. HJNT.
County Auditor.
INVENTS NEW LIGHT.
Abrnm S, lieivitt'a Son Dlncovcra
CUcniicp iuti Uclter fllur.siiiniit
Than Arc Light.
Over the entrance to tlie house of
the American Society of Mechanical
Engineers, at 12 West Thirty-first
street, there hung the other night
what looked like ii column of cold, blue
white light, four inches in diameter
and four feet high. It gave a brilliant
illumination to the street for nearly
half a block. Inside the house the au
ditorium was lighted by Ave similar
lights, but of lesser diameter, and the
light of the hall was almost like sun
light. Beneath thet.e lights, which
looked like big candles, sat several
hundred members of the American In
stitute of .Electrical Engineers to lis
ten to the reading of a paper on "Elec
tric Gas Lamps and Gas Electrical Re
sistance Phenomena" by the'young in
ventor of the lamps, Peter Cooper
Hewitt, son of Abram S. Hewitt.
SANTA'S NEW VICTORY
fit
Wins Waylnto Hearts of
irto Rican Children, ..,
Visit of Three Wise Men, Which Has
for Generations Been Made on
January 0, Must Give Way to"
ife Saint uiul His Cliristiuns Tree.
fiM' _____
Many of the children of Porto Rico
were treated to a Christmas tree this
season for the first time iiv their lives.
Christmas day and the visits of Santa
Chuis are not observed in Porto Rico
as in northern countries. In fact, until
this season Santa Claus was unknown
to the Porto llican youth. The real
Christmas comes 12 days later in Porto
Rico, that is as far as the exchanging
of gifts and remembrances is con
cerned. January 0 is Three Kings day,
and the three kings take the place of
Santa Claus there. Instead of having
a Christmas tree, or of hanging their
stockings in the fireplace, the young
sters there on the eve of January 0
put a box filled with grass and their
shoes out on the balconies or on win
dow-sills. The three wise men who
are traveling through the country pro
claiming the birth of the infant ChKst
stop at each box, and, if the little boy
or girl is good, the three mules which
the wise men are riding eat the grass
and leave a toy or a bit of "Dulse."
But. if the youngster has been bad
during the year, the box is left, un
touched and the wise men depart, leav
ing nothing. To fill these little boxes
children of all ages are at work for a
week, and nearly every blade of grass
in the little parks is pulled.
In the schools, on the last school
day before Christmas, the teachers
told the story of Santa Claus, and in
some of the Schools Santa Claus ap
peared in person,' much to the delight
aiul astonishment of the children, who
had never before imagined such
thing. Christmas trees, imported
from the United States, especially for
the occasion, with tinsel and lighted
candlcs and laden with candy and
cakes, were a revelation to the chil
dren.
Within a few years it is safe to pre
dict Three Kings day will be for
gotten, and the pretty little tradition
will be a thing of the past. The Amer
icanization of the island extends to the
folk-lore of the people.
INSANITY CURED BY LOVE.
Man fn Kaiisni Ite'covem His Renson
When Ron:ii'.e(l with His
First Wife. --'"r''1
Love worked a subtle change on thft'
mind of D. W. Thnrstcn, of Fort Scott,
Kan., which midics! science was pow
erless to encompass.- Thurston is
xbout 70 years of age. Recently he
became insane, red was on the eve
of liip departure for the state insane
lsylrim- whrn h's divorced wife, from
whom he had been separated more
than HO years, arrived. His mind bev
aame clear at the si.ulit of her. and lie
's- r.ow entirely'recovered. The wom-"i
an, whose name had become Mrs.
Sarah Maycuinber. had been a widow
14 years, and Thruston's second wife
had been dead about the same length
of time. Last fall he learned that his
IVn-mc.r wife was widowed, and living
'n the old Michigan home, near She
b.oygnn. Prompted by memories of
happy dayn. and a jeve which .ad
never died, he v\ roie her asking her
to come to Kansas and live with him
again. She consented, end a day was
fixed for their second marriage, gome
thing happened to cause a postpone
ment, and it —is said the disappoint
ment preyed upon his mind, causing it
to becomc unbalanced. The other day
they remarried, and are as happy as
they were the day they plighted their
troth as youth and maiden. They will
make their home at Hirer'd. Kan.
NEW GLYCERINE PROJECTILE,
Cnlifni'iiiun Claims to Rnve Invented
a Most Powcrfnl Engine of
Destruction.
D. Pcttingill, of Oakland, Cal., has
invented a glycerine projectile,
which, ifitlie claims of the inventor
hold good, will prove of great impor
tance. The mechanism cf the inven
tion is secret and Pettingill is now
negotiating with the United States
government for the sale of the de
vice. The matter will be considered
by the ordnance department immedi
ately. The invention, Pettingill says,
is a shell that will carry without the
least concussion from 50 to 200
pounds of glycerine oil as far as the
ordinary shell'can be carried by tlia
ordinary modern ordnance. The
concussion necessary to project the
shell, he say?, is by his device, re
flected back to the sides of the shell
so that the glycerine oil is not so dis
turbed in the least.
First Map of America Fonnd.
Bnron Weser announces'thnt a Cath
olic-priest of the name of Fischer 1ms
just discovered the first'map on which
the word "Amerilca" appears. It was
found by the priest in the library of
the prince of Waldeburg at his castle
near Wolfegg, in faurtemburg, Ger
many. It was printed in 1507, at St.
Dee. and bears the
following
\o
vftsSs.
Ssic&rU
ir'erip-
tion: "Phtolomac traditionem et
Americi Vespueii ahorumque lustra
tiones." Immediately over the tropic
of Capricorn is printed for the first
time in the history of map making the
word "Amerika."
Danger of Crowtiiiia
W take little stock 111 the assertion
of the statisticians that the world will
be so full of inhabitants 300 years
hence as to be uncomfortably crowded,
says the Chicago Tribune. New anfi
expeditious ways of killing people off
are discovered almost every day.
wanted inventors
to write for our confidential letter before ap
plying for patent it may be worth money.
We promptly obtain U. 0. and Foreign
PATENTS,
fUCPADE MARKS «r roturn JEH"
I Rf attorney1^ fee. Send model, akexch
be* Dest
charges are moderate. Try'ns
SWIFT & CO.
Patent lawyers,
0pp. U.8. Patent Office,Waahinflton, D.C.
IV
AMERICAN SILVERSMITHS.
Are Preparing to Invade the Gngllah
§£i| Market wUh Vhtir Artls^p.
si? tie Wares. v'-A
American manufacturers of silver
ware are preparing to invade the Eng
lish markets. The originality and ar
tistic finish of the American product
lias been recognized in the British Isles*
as STsewhere, but without the English
hall mark as a guarantee of the purity
of- the silver it was impossible to make
any headway. One difficulty.^in the
way was that the hall mark could not
be affixed after the goods Were fin
ished, as the tests for purity would
disfigure them.
To obviate this the manufacturers
made arrangements to ship the silver
ware to England in'a partly finished
condition, have the hall mark affixed
and sent back to the United States for
the final stages of manufacture, after
which it is to be shipped to England
for sale.
Inquiry mas made at the treasury
department whether or not duty
would be assessed on the goods when
brought back from England and the
department liaa ruled that no duty
will be levied, as the silverware would
not be considered as having been ad
vanced in manufacture within the
meaning of the law by the affixing of
the hall mark.
Wliat Pauperism Cowts,
England spends £8,400,000 a year on
her paupers, Scotland £900.000, Ire
land £1,400.000. France spends less
than £1,500,000.
An Honored State.
There is no doubt about it whatever,
exclaims the Chicago Tribune. Iowa
is distinctly It.
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p. A. WSRMAN, OF DALT3MORE, SAYS:
I5eiiiB entirely cmed of (leafless, tliaiil to^vJur treStiiicnt, Sow give you
full luston of cone, to lie at votir discrciion
Alloiit five years ago mv right ear began to sing, thik.Lcpt 011 gctiiiiB worse, lintil I lost
I underwent treatment for catntrh. for three IIIOIIIIH.
bet of |hfMri!in«, nmoiit others, the nio»t eminent ear sj.eeialiat of ihis
eii'r
onlj ail ojieiatioil eouldHiciji. uio, aiul even that onlv tcnipDrnrllv, tliattlie head noiee° would
then qease. liut the hearing the affected ear would hi lot forever would
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From Minneapolis and St. Paul
to Chicago.
BADGEU STATE EXPRESS leuvinc Rt Paul
every m0rnir.K 8:30 (after ariivHI of
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DeWltt's Witch Haze! Salve
Cures P:!-.T. Dc !ds. Barnn.
ANY
HEAD
NOSSES?
a'lvcrt^'U'tiit acciden.ally 111 a Xra York -miner mid ordered vnur trpnt.' Jii
meiit.- After n.ad used it only a few days according to your
to-dav. n(ter five weeks, ray hairing in the diseased ear Ito-beett'ennreivwtSSS^lUiMk vSu'
heartily uud beg to reniaiu ii -." I'ery truly yours r^npigu. tiiank
1
Our treatment does not interfere with your ushal%£iupaU6it! tL"I
PUDC VilllOOCI *T- IIMMr nt«
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'wiio told uVe Vh'at,
without r.iiy succcgs. consulted a lium-
MERMAN, 730S BroadnajWlaltiinore, ftd
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