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VOLUME I.
THE WORLD'S DOINGS.
Crimes. Criminals and Casualties.
The African Garks have risen in revolt
and been worsted as usual in a senere engage
ment with the British troops.
During the fire in Astoria, N Y., on
the 34th, a chimney fell, killing Chas. Bennet,
a fireman, and injuring several others, some
seriously.
Caldwell, freight conductor on the
MariaUa railroad, fell from the train while in
motion near Hamden, Ohio, on the 24th and
was instantly killed.
McCormick has since died, while his
murderers have been captured and identifi
ed by the neiee of deceased, who was with him
at the time of the assault.
A special reports at New Oileans the
killing of T. B. Raoul, telegraph operator and
railroad agent at Vaughn's Station, Miss., by
Postmaster Tucker of that place.
John "W. Carter, a highly respectable
and influential citizen of Mound City, 111., was
found dead in his bed on the 24th. He is said
to have committed suicide by shooting himself
in the mouth with a revolver. No cause is
known for the act.
Fifty deserters from American whaling
ships were brought to Boston a few days ago.
The captain who gave them passage from
Fayal, declares them a gang of lazy, worth
less lubbers, and says he would have given a
thousand dollars to haye been free of tbeir
company.
Jacob and John Hutzeger, president
and cashier of the miners' trust company,
Pottsville, Pa., have been sentenced each to
two yeais solitary confinement, to pay a fine
of five hundred dollars, and to refund Thomas
Kerns, prosecutor, twenty-four thousand dol
lais with costs.
A few nights since Thomas McEvelly,
William Hubbs, and Patrick Murphy, shanty
men, enteicd the house of a woman in the
township of Anstruther, during her
husbands absence, and ravished her and her
daughter, a girl of 14. McEvelly was arrested,
and threats of lynching him are made.
Charles Palmer, of Muskegon, who had
previously shown symptoms of insanity, dur
ing the absence of his father a few days ago,
killednme cows, piled his father's furniture
on and around the stove, fii ed it, and fled to
the woods. The furniture was mostly des
troyed, although the fire was extinguished
with small damage to the house. The young
man has not yet been found.
An Ohio Band ol grave robbers has
been operating on cemeteries at Toledo, Co
lumbus and other places, from which they
supplied tubjects for the demonstrator of an
atomy at Michigan University and for medi
cal schcols elsewhere. The University had
ordered bixty bodies, at the rate of ten a week,
just before the "snatchers" were discovered
and their business man arrested, .which oc
curred at Toledo a few days ago.
A gang of four burglars were disturbed
while at work at a house on Dayton Street,
Cincinnati, at 5 o'clock on the morning of the
24th, by a resident who was going to market.
He called for the police, was joined by a pri
vate watchman, and the latter by officer
Kunkel of the regular patrol. The burglars,
armed with navy revolvers opened fire as they
retreated up Dayton street and ihot Kunkel,
killing him almost instantly. The murderers
escaped.
Personal ana impersonal.
Charles Schurz persists in afixmdeterm
ination to root out fraund from the Indian
Bureau.
The Ohio Legislature is considering
bills for the abolishment of their State Bureau
of Charities and Bureau of Statistics.
One of Conkling's Democratic Senato
rial friends (Dennis, of Md.) has just been de
feated for re-election.
E. K. Collins, founder of the first
American ship line to Europe, died at his
home in New York city on the 22nd inst.
There are seven distinguished candi
dates for the coming U. S. Senatorship
from Illinois, with another county to hear
from.
The President will recommend kindness
and protection to the Chinese, we have with
with us, but provide against further immi
gration.
The New Hampshire prohibitory conven
tion has nominated Asa A Kendall for Gover
nor. Strong prohibitory resolutions were
dopted.
The English government has decided
to send another regiment to south Africa, in
consequence of the unsatisfactory state of af
fairs there.
The Ohio Legislature eoes equally for
the remonetization of the silver dollar, favor
ing the passage of the Bland bill without
amendment.
Burnside's bill to abolish all discrim
inations as to race or color in army enlist
ments, etc., met with considerable opposition
jn the U. S. Senate.
Member of Congress Mills asserted on
the floor of the House, the other day, that
Samuel J. Tilden would never again be a can
didate for the Presidency.
TheTJ. S. Attorney General declares
that the President cannot interpose executive
authority in the matter of diciplining the defi
ant Union Pacific Company.
Lewis C. Huck, ex-county treasurer
of Cook County, 111., has paid over to the
county $45,000 of the $100,000 which he was
Afrort in his accounts when he retired.
The House committee on Pacific rail-
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roads is hearing arguments in behalf of an ex
tension of the charter of the Northern Pacific,
and also developing strong insidious opposi
tion.
The war on Seargent-at-Arms Trench,
in the U. S. Senate, has resulted in eminent
Senators telling each other that they "must
grin and bear" their grievances yet a while
longer.
Wm. Needhoner a prominent merchant
of Fort Wayne, Tnd., fell dead in his store the
other'day. The supposed cause was heart
disease. His wife was drowned in a cistern
a few weeks 6ince.
The House committee on Indian affairs
have agreed to report and recommend the
passage of the bill introduced by Mr. Scales
providing for the transfer of the Indian bu
reau to the war department.
The President, on the 23d, appointed
Henry C. Young and John Crossins, of Ohio,
and George P. Hart and John E. Harbridge, of
Florida, honorary commissioners to the in
dustrial exposition at Paris.
Ex-Speaker Grow claims that his iden
tification with the old homestead law, togeth
er with his temperate habits and his friendship
for the laboring classes ought to make him
the next Gove ior of Pennsylvania.
The House committee on appropriations
has finished the fortification bill. It does not
differ materially from the bill past last year,
and appropriates the same amount, 275,000.
The Senate committee agree to recommend
the passage, with sundry amendments to th
bill introduced by Senator Davis of Illinois, to
rent taxes on insolvent savings banks.
Dr. Comly, United States minister resi
dent in the Hawaiian Islands, writes the De
partment of State that in the recent fire in
Honolulu, over $200,000 worth of property was
burnt, including the wharves of the govern
ment warehouses. The custom house was
saved. The king himself worked at the brakes
of hand engines. The government loses $60,-
000, and an American citizen, named Hopper
$6,800.
Miscellaneous.
The grass is still green in the Yellow
stone valley and Big Horn region.
London finances are in a flurry over the
continued heavy drainage of gold for shipment
to Ameiica.
The Geographical Society of I a hon
ored our hero Stanley with a magnificent ban
quet on the 19th.
A fire at Collinwood, a suburban vil
lage of Cleveland, last night destroyed $10,000
worth ot property.
American eagles to the amount of 100,-
000 were withdrawn from the Bank of Eng
land for New York on the 23d.
Twelve thousand sewing machine
needles are made daily at Middleboro, Mass.
Fifteen thousand per month are sent to Aus
tralia.
The standing committee of the diocese
of northern New Jersey has consented to
the election, as Bishop, of Rev. D. P. Sey
mour.
The arbitration on the wagon ques
tion in the South Staffordshire, Eng., iron
trade has decided that wagons be reduced 1%
per cent.
The New York Post says there appears
to be an effort to erect a panic in bank stocks
by getting hold of small lots and using them
hammer down prices.
The Spanish steamship Ponce went
down with two of her crew on the 23rd, after a
collision in the Mersey with the ship Bar
ing Brothers, from Norfolk to Liverpool.
The Sun River settlers in Montana as
sert that either Sitting Bull's bucks or the
remnant Nez Perces are constantly lurking
about their herds and running off their
stock.
Hundreds of men, women and little
children have perished from cold and hunger
on their precipitate flight from Adrianople
and other points being captured by the Rus
sians.
The Mexican authorities at Peidras
Negras have delivered the murderer Condona
to American'officers on this side of the Rio
Grande, much to the disgust of the Mexicans,
who threaten a rescue.
The wonderful success of the Frenfth
Government in placing its entire war loans
with its own people is the basis for the belief
that a similar plan for funding our own vast
will debt as fully succeed in this country.
A Toronto dispatch says Courtney, the
Union Springs rower, will meet Hanlon in a
match race in the fall, and that Hanlon will
challenge Morris in a day or two for the
championship of the United States and one
thousand dollars or upwards.
The uncertain state of affairs in Eng
land checks all business. Discount houses
are said to hold a very large amount of money
which they are unable to employ on any
terms. It is believed that the Bank of Eng
land rate of three per cent, will be reduced.
The residence of John Evans, of Le
Sueur Co., Minn., was burned between 12 p,
m. and 1 o'clock a. m. on the 23d. Nothing
was saved. His little girl, between the age of
five and six years, was burned Her charred
remains were found the next morning and
placed in a basket, and the basket took fire
from the remains. The head and arms
were entirely consumed before the re
mains were taken from the ruins of the
house.
The railroad meeting held in Winona,
Minnesota, on the 23d, in the interest of the
proposed narrow gauge road to Chatfield,
Fillmore county, was largely attended. Ac-
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tion was taken to secure cash subscriptions of
$50,000, or more, to the stock of the Winona
and Southwestern road, for the purpose [oi
building said narrow-gauge road, payments to
be conditional upon the city of Winona sub
scribing alike amount to the stock for the
same purpose. A committee from Chatfield
promise $50,000 in aid of the enterprise. The
feeling was favorable to securing a road from
Winona to Plainview also, and committees
were appointed to further these objects.
The President entertained ex-Secretary
Bristow and a number of distinguished ac
quaintances at the executive mansion on tne
24th. The dinner was elegant but not cere
monious. There were present, besides the
President and Mrs. Hayes, Gen. Bristow,Chief
Justice and Mrs. Waite, Secretary and Mrs.
Evarts, Secretary and Mrs. Sherman, Secre
tary Schurz, Senator and Mrs. Edmunds, and
Mrs. David Davis, Senator and Mrs. Allison,
Senator Hoar, Senator Beck, Webb C. Hayes,
Miss C. Schurz, Miss Piatt, Miss Allie Smith,
of Chicago, Miss Stevens, of Boston, and Miss
Cook ol Chillicothe, Ohio. After dinner a
number of friends called informally and joined
the invited guests. The affair had. no politi
cal significance, as every shade of opinion was
presented.
RUSSIA'S WAR WITH TURKEY.
Russian scouts on the 19th were in
sight of Adrianople and expected every min
ute to enter the town. The garrison with their
arms and baggage were retiiing towards Con
stantinople. The old Serail is burning. The
Musselmen have fled. The Greek patriarch
and rabbi mantain order. The once formida
ble Sulieman Pasha and his forces are report
ed lost, so precipitate has been the flight be
fore the conquering Russians. It is ,now be
lieved that the occupation of Adrianople will
be the last act in the great drama uf blood,
or it will not be necessary for the legion of
the cross to advance any further to secure the
equivalent of an unconditional surrender.
The Russians entered Adrianople on
the 20th inst. There are no further advances
made towards armistice negotiations. Ref
uges from Adrianople are perishing from cold
and hunger. The cold is intense. It seems
to be the general opinion that the Porte must
purchase peace at any prico. Servians, upon
re-occupying Kurschumlji, found twenty-four
Servian soldiers and two officers impaled.
The Roumanians occupy Flokenten, thus com
pleting the investment of Widdin. The Ser
vian troops have captured Preshina also re
captured Kershumlji after an engagement in
which the Turks lost 400 killed and wounded
and 350 Turks captured. Turkish peace plen
ipotentiaries telegraphed the Porte announc
ing their arrival at Kgzanlik Sunday night.
The Porte having addressed a note to Eng
land complaining of the warlike attitude of
Greece, the Bitish government has transmit
ted it, without comment,to the English charge
d'affaires at Athens. The Danube is now
completely frozen over, and transport wagons
are now crossing on the ice. All the old sol
diers in Russian Poland have been called in.
This new levy consists of men over 40 years of
age. 3,000 sick and wounded from Suleiman
Pasha's army have arrived at Drame. Sulei
man Pasha has with him at Drame 108 battal
lions and 115 guns. The Russians are between
Uhien Kophri and Keshan, ten hours' march
from Gallipolis. Orders have been received
from Stamboul to resist any advance. Troops
are expected from Smyrna and the Darda
nelles.
The whole district of Bourgas has been
devastated by the Bashi Bazouks and Circas
sians. They slaughtered the inhabitants and
burned the villages. Gen. Gourko fought
Sulieman Pasha from the 15th to the 18th.
The Turks were finally driven into the
Rhadope mountains. An army under Mehe
met Ali and Achmed Eyoub Pasha is concen
trated at Kark Kilissa, thirty-two miles east
northeast of Adrianople. The Porte claims to
have information that the Russians will reach
Gallipolis by January 26, at the latest. The
Russians have appointed a Greek Archbishop,
Governor of Adrianople.
Russia has invited Austria to take im
mediate possession of Bosnia and Herzegovi
nia. Count Andrassy hesitates. He ac
knowledges that Russia's conditions suffi
ciently respect Austria's interests, but he
has discovered among them what he fears will
be a causus belU for England. He has opened
negotiations with a view of modifying Rus
sian demands. The Italian squadron has
been ordered to the Tevant. The garrison
of Gillipoiis has been considerably reinforced.
Congress.
SENATE, Jan., 21.Several petitions
and bills were presented, among the latter,
one authorizing the establishment of a steam
ship mail service between New Orleans and
Brazil, and one by Mr. Chaffee declaring the
meaning of the 15th section of the Pacific
railroads act. A communication from the
Italian minister invited the Senate to be pres
ent at the commemoration service to the late
King Victor Emanuel. Mr. Matthews' silver
resolution came up and Jones and Cockrell
spoke in favor of it A resolution was then
adopted accepting the invitation of the Italian
minister and adjourning until 1:30 to-day for
that purpose.
HOUSE, Jan. 21.Bills were introduced
under call of States, among them a joint reso
lution by Willis for a constitutional amend
ment prohibiting the payment of any claim
against the United States not presented with
in ten years after the time it accrued a bill by
Wilson to regulate inter-State commerce a
bill to reduce taxes by dispensing with the
sinking fund, by Riddle a bill by Browne to
incorporate a company to construct a railroad
from the Atlantic Seaboard to Chicago, St.
Louis and Council Bluffs a bill granting aid
to construct a railway from Bismarck to the
Black Hills. Mr. Southard moved to suspend
the rules and pass the bill making the cotton
tax payable in greenbacks. The vote was 154
to 96not two-thirds. An invitation was re
ceived from the Italian minister to attend ser
vices in honor of the obsequies of the late King
Victor Emanuel.
SENATE. January, 22nd.Petitions, re
ports, communications and minior bills were
presented. The statue of william King, pre
sented by the State of Maine, was accented,
and speeches made by Blaine, Hamlin, Dawes
and others, a sharp p'assage taking (place be
tween Senators Blaine and Dawes on the oc
casion of reference by the former to old points
of dispute between the States.
HOUSE, Jan. 22d. Committee reports
were made, among them a resolution by Ewing
instructing the committee on banking and
currency to ascertain the amount of gold and
bonds in the country, with a view to ascertain
ing the feasibility of resumption, which was
adopted. Some private bills were passed, and
President Porter, of Yale, appointed regent of
the Smithsonian institute. TJie house then
considered a portion of the bill for regulating
commerce, and voted to accept the statute of
William King, from the State of Maine.
SENATE, Jan. 23.Petitions were pre
sented, the naval committee was discharged
from consideration of the Draper case, and
the Runkle case given to the judiciary com
mittee. Mr. Blain introduced a bill for a
double legal tender of gold and 6ilver. Mr.
Ferry introduced a bill to fix the basis of com
pensation of fourth-class postmasters upon
stamps cancelled instead of sold. Resolutions
were offered to print 12,000 copies each of the
eulogies upon Bogy and Morton. The sil
ver bill then came up, and Mr. Cockrell spoke
in favor of it, and Mr. Randolph in opposition.
HOUSE, Jan. 23.The House consid
ered the steamboat bill, and several minor
amendments were adopted, after which the
day was given up to eulogies upon the late
Senator Bogy.
SENATE, Jan. 24th.The senate dis
cussed the Runkle case, passed some minor
resolutions, and then proceeded to the discus
sion of the Matthews siher resolutions. Mr.
Lamar spoke at length, when the question was
aken on the several amendments. Mr. Conk
ling's amendment to make the resolution joint
instead of concurrent was discussed at length.
Pending debate, the senate adjourned.
HOUSE, Jan. 24th.The entire session
was devoted to the steamboat bill, which was
not finished when the house adjourned.
SENATE, Jan. 25The Senate cons d
ered the bill to remit taxes on insolvent sav
ings banks, received petitions and passed the
bill ordering the Memphis custom house to
be constructed of Tennessee marble. The
Matthews silver resolutions coming up, Conk
ling's amendment to make th-s resolution
joint instead of concurrent was defeated 23 to
39. Edmunds' amendment next came up and
was defeated after discussion, 18 to 44. All
other amendments were rejected and the res
olutions were finally adopted 43 to 22.
HOUSE, Jan. 25.The House passed
the steamboat bill and the bill authorizing
the public printer to make purchase in open
market, and went into the committee of the
whole to consider the bill to extend the time
for the withdrawal of whisky now in bond,
and along discussion consumed the rest of
the session.
MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE.
Twentieth Annual Session.
SENATE, January 19th.Bills were in
troduced to define the liabilities of common
carries appropriating $200,000 for seed grain
for grasshopper sufferers appropriating $35,-
000 for the erection of a building for the
Minnesota Historical Society, the society in
consideration to execute a waiver of any right
it may have in the State Capitol regulating
the hour of closing the saloons and forbidding
the playing of dice and cards in the same. A
resolution was adopted, reciting that the Rum
of $75,000 is claimed to be due the State from
Saloon Reepers, and instructing|the committee
on insane to advise with the attorney general
and report what legislation, if any, is neces
sary to enforce the collection of the same.
Adjourned to Tuesday at 2:30 p. m.
HOUSE, Jan. 19.In speaker Gilmaa's
absence, Mr. West, of Faribault, took the
chair as speaker pro tem a resolution was
adopted prohibiting the introduction of bills
for ten days prior to the close of the session.
Mr. Mills introduced a resolution instructing
the Printing committee to have printed as soon
as possible,the majority report of the commis
sion appointed to examine text books as pro
vided by law of 1877. Bills were introduced:
repealing the law relating to fences relating
to the collection of taxes in counties suffering
from grasshopper ravages amending the act
incorporating the village of Dodge Centre
to lower the waters of a swamp lake in Hen
nepin county to prevent cattle running at
large in Chippewa county. Adjourned.
SENATE, January, 21st.Not in session.
HOUSE, January, 21st.Speaker Gil
man yesterday appointed Messrs. Fiddes
Richardson, Morse, Mead, and M. R. Dresbach,
member sof the joiat committee to consider
the portion of the Governor's message refer
ring to the asylum for the insane. The only
bill of general interest introduced was that of
Mr. G. B. Dresbach, that provides for a com
plete revision of the constitution of the State.
SENATE, Jan. 22.A resolution by
Senator Armstrong, for the appointment of a
person to carry the mails to and from the post
office at a compensation of $2.00 per dav, was
defeated, and then reconsidered and laid on
the table. Several bills were introduced
amending the general statutes, and others of
a local character passed. Donnelly introduced
a bill creating two new State officesone of
Commissioner of Agriculture, Railroads and
Forestry, and the other an Inspector of Grain,
Weights and Measures. A large communi
cation of the superintendend of public in
struction, answering that of D. D. Merrill the
text book contractor, was read and with that
of Mr. Merrill, referred to the special com
mittee on text books.
HOUSE, Jan. 22.Mr. Sanborn presented
a long petition of citizens of Mower county,
relating to certain acts and proceedings of
Judge Sherman Page, and praying for his im
peachment. On motion of Mr. Sanborn the
petition was referred to the judiciary commit
tee with power to send for persons and pa
pers. Two thousand copies of the Governor's
message in English and one thousand each in
German, French Norwegian and Swede, were
ordered printed fox the use of the House. Mr.
Lien introduced a joint resolution memorial-
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izing Congress te amend the laws relating to
the growing of timber on the western prairies.
Mr. Mills, of Carver, introduced a bill provid
ing for the completion and codification of the
statutes and appointing Geo. B. Young, with
such others as he may name, to assist him as
such codifycrs.
SENATE, an. 23A claim was present
ed by Mr. Lieberg, an ex-soldier of the Fourth
Minnesota, for $199.90 for property destroyed
by troops during the Indian outbreak of 1863.
Bills were presented to borrow $250,000 for
the purchase of seed grain amending the
school text book law to provide for execution
of wills to amend the charter of the village
of Wykoff appropriating $152 02 to John
Sehrceder for services as clerk of the board of
immigration, and appropriating $3,000 for the
support of soldiers' orphans.
HOUSE, Jan. 23.The bill relating to
the extension of timefor building the Hastings*'^
& Dakota railroad was referred to a local com
mittee consisting of Messrs. Anderson, Edson,
Levi, Stone and Bowler. The regular routine
of business was pursued and closed at noon.
SENATE, Jan. 24.Mr. Donnelly occu
pied about an hour and a half in a speech
against resumption of specie payments.
Three new bills were introduced. Memorial
to congress for an extension of time for build
ing Northern Pacific railroad to repeal the
law of 1877 relating to the redemption of
lands sold lor taxes to abaft interest on mon
ey due the State by grasshopper purchasers
of State lands for Minnesota representation
at Paris and for amending the eity charter
of Austin. Mr. Bonniwell's bill for allowing
the commissioners of McLeod county to com
promise with the sureties of the defaulting
county treasurer of that county was passed.
The senate passed the bill allowing teachers*
institutes to be held in publicschool buildings
also to amend the charter of the city of
Rochester to authorize the board of educa
tion of Duluth to use certain funds to pay the
State prison expenses of last year also the
house bill amending the charter of Plainview,
HOUSE, Jan. 24th.The old railroad
bond questipn was brought up by the pre
sentation of communications from parties
holding bonds who asked relief, by Mr. Rice.
Mr. Hinds gave notice of a bill,
4 for the re
covery and destruction of what are known
as the Minnesota railroad bonds." A resolu
tion by Mr. Mills, resolving that the legisla
tion relating to railroads, be revised so as to
equalize the lates of cariymg freight and
passt ngers. The resolution was adopted 83
ayes to 2 nays. A bill was reported providing
for a commission to prepare an exhibit of
Minnesota production at Paris. The senate
joint resolution memorializing congress for
an extension of the time of building the
Northern Pacific railroad, was passed, as was
also a bill of the same nature introduced by
Mr. Felker.
SENATE, Jan. 25th.The Senate en
deavored to make up its mind as to whether it
is better to foreclose mortgages by action or
by advertisement, but after an hour's debate
a test vote was postponed until next week.
The judiciary committee is instructed to in
quire whether the salaries of the district jud
ges ought not to be increased. The following
are the new bills of the dav: To reimburse
Governor Pillsbury to the amount of $21350,
the amount expended for coal tar last summer.
To remove the county seat of Lincoln county
from Marshfield to Morse To lower a lake
in Pope county, Amending the law relating
totha payment of debts and legacies of de
ceased persons.
HOUSE, Jan. 25.Mr. Chamberlain
tried to take a short cut for admission to the
bar, but he failPd. The house puts its foot on
the bridge bills. Among the dozen new
bills introduced were these To destroy those
pertinacious railroad bonds appropriating
land to the Southwestern railway company
to appropriate $500 to build a bridge in
Houston county to legalize Chaska bonds
changing a Pembina ferry charter to amend
the tax law to appropriate $75 to John Pat
terson for catching a horse thief. The Winona
library bill was passed, and also the senate
bill authorizing Morrison county to issue
bridge bonds.
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How Old Japanese .Bronzes are Made.
A correspondent of the New York
Times has this in a letter from Kioto^
Japan: Bronzes and silks come in for a
very large share of the exports of Kioto,
and some ot the work in bronze is of a
superior charater. I have heard several
amusing Stories about bronzes and the
wav they make them here. A merchant
of Kobe saw a pair of very old vases in a
Kioto shop their was no doubt about
their age, as they were eaten here and
theie by verdigris and the tooth of time
old Tempus Bdax Berum. He was sur
prised at the low price demanded, and
immediately bought them, and then ask
ed the shop-keeper if he had any more.
The latter said he had none, but would1
make them to order.
I don't want new vases," was the
reply I want old ones like these."
"Ill make them for you," the shop
keeper answered "make them all just
like these."
The merchant gave the order, and in
month he had his new antiques, with the
nescessary stamp of Tempus Edax. He
ordered some more, sent the consignment
to London, and had the satisfaction of
clearing about 400 per cent, on invest
ment. The Japanese maker told him
that the f-
bronzes wasf
process of venerableizing
Ver simple. -'Get strong
vinegar," said he, and boil them in it
a few hours, and if you want to make
them very old add -a little acid." The
same process has long been used at Bir- I
miQgham in making Waterloo relics Jg
and Egyptain antiquities, and the Japan
ese have not been slow to find it out_f a
They are very clever at imitations of any^^w
kind, and if you allow them a littleftfeS
latitude they will improve upon the#f|f
model. The porcelain factory which l|M/|t
mentioned in a preceeding paragraph had^^V
imitations of all kinds of ware frovaM^fa
Japan and China, and the proprietor
offered to reproduce any sample which
couM be brought. "You can buy plenty^
of old ware here," said he, "birt you had
better have it made, and then you know
you are not cheated." Ver* jgpod anil"
practical advice. *J&^
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