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THE SEDAjlIA WEEKLY EaZOG. TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 1887.
HYPNOTIC TESTS. Per- Wr1erful Enerinetits Rerpntlr formed fey French Physician. 1L Moutin does not put people to sleep, but makes them obey his will while thoroughly awake, says a Paris correspondent, describing some experi ments in hypnotism performed in Paris. CATERERS TO CATS. One of the Wj of Getting a Living In This Orent ff orld. There are in Ixmdon at least 3,000 men and women who earn very com fortable livings as caterers to cats. This trade, while it extends somewhat MACK'S LETTER He Writes of the Heat in Chi cago and Other Matters of Interest. Chicago, 111., July 27. The in tense hot weather of this week, has into the West End, does not flourish in again created sad havoc in Chicago, streets. the table. "We are obliged to eat close. said a Bethnal green woman to Hie. "Our cats get no dainties. The old man or the young uns get the last dainties and oftentimes the last bones." A vast majority, therefore, of the half million or more of London cats have to live on boiled horseflesh, nnd the "cata'-nieat man" of whom I am about to speak is the purveyor of this meat for the toor. middle and dragged around the room i , Imi cats o tht metropoli. An able-bodied cat can live comfort ably on half a pound of cats' meat per day. The cost of this meat at a cats' -meat shrtp is a penny per pound. If the entire army of cats were supplied with a full half pound of meat it would take abont 883 horses per tlay to keep them supplied, as the average product of meat of a dead horse, I am told, is about 300 pounds. A considerably smaller number of defunct horses than thi is made t go round, owing to the skill of the caN'-meat man. hart is in the "The greatest up," said an experienced cutting: cats'-nieat artist to me lat Friday nirht. "You tell me." said I, "that you have a route embracing 600 customers, and that you use one hundred weight (112 pounds) of meat a day. Now how do you cut up a hundred weight into 600 half pounds?" "Well, you see a nice dry piece of meat is better than hunderdone; it looks more on the skewer. Bet ween two bits o' nice and dry we clap a little bit o' rough, and lds it up on the skewer, and the customers sav. 'That is some thing like a rosy aporth, Mr. Cats-Meat-Man.' The hart is. sir. to make five ounces look as much like 'alf a pound as possible. Some men adulter ates ther meat, but I don't do that un less meat is wery scarce." "Adulterate the meat," I remarked with surprise, "what meat is cheaper than horse-flesh?" "Why, lights is cheaper; bullocks' lights. We buy 'em seven pounds for threepence (six cents) all 'ot and fresh. But the trouble with the lights is the cats don't like 'em. We as understand the ropes do our best to cultivate their HUUilJ lUBIr UUl.1 UI1KUV BUU beinirs closelv i j i i mnmrnH nhpthA.- tk.v flt an i.n.K..'.l . .. . - J unuuy re UUW UCSUIUIC BUU 5W. :r7-r- - JI Zm " I m smgie rms m narrow vever ;n historv of the Lak there are no spare scraps irom j sifjp (ltv h th th lit been an hecvy as dunng this summers heat, over two hundred being reported to the coroner for those dreadful three days of week before last, which di rectly resulted from sun stroke, and there were doubtless manv more which were attributed to other causes. The patrol wagons were kept busy carry ing the dead to their homes, or to the morgue, and a large number of the unfortunates' names could not be learned. The scene at the churches was heartrending, as procession after procession filed up to the doors, and service after service was held, and the dead conveyed to their last resting place. The Daily News has started a fund which they are pleased to call the "Fresh Air Fund," its purpose being to provide a place where poor mothers and little babies can get plenty of fresh air and recreation during the heat of the day without any cost. The fund has now reached about $1,500, and is still growing. A large open building has been erected on the lake front at Twenty-fifth street, and placed under competent management, and thither the little sufferers are taken during the day, where they are free from the stiffling smoke and stinking atmosphere which generally pervades those sec tions of the city inhabited by the poorer classes. Had it not been for this haven the death list among the little ones would doubtless have been a heavy one during the recent hot spell. The object is a most worthy one, and it is to be hoped that those who instituted the work will be enabled to maintain it. Your correspondent re cently took a trip through several of the poorei districts, and was truly amazed at the state of affairs that ex isted. Three or four families may be found living in as many rooms, and very frequently in two rooms, the men, women and children being hud dled together like so many cattle. Onestove very frequently does service for five or six families, one person owning it, and the rest paying so much per week for the us of a hole. It is a crying shame that in a i ty where so much money is spent for champagne, suppers and cruises on the lake, as here, people should be allowed to live thus, yet it is a fact. Perhaps if there were a few less boodle rs and millionaires elected to public positions by the people there would be more honesty displayed in the administration of public affairs, and these places might at least be made habitable. The city council has invited Presi dent Cleveland to visit Chicago dur ing his western trip, and instructed the mayor to appoint a committee of two hundred and fifty citizens, to rep resent all parties, to convey the invi tation to him. Should he accept, the city will endeavor to do herself proud on the occasion of his visit The police are determined to rid the city of the gamblers, and now that the Washington Park races are over, the vagrancy law will be rigidly enforced against all professional gam blers who have no other visible means of support. Mack. heat under his hand. If an affirmative auswer was given he knew he had a good subject, and, while telling him to stand up straight, soon brought him on hi? hnees by simply placing one hand light! on his back and another in front of his knees. It was extremely curious to witness the efforts made by some people to kp their feet, but it was us teas; they had to go down on their knees. One gentleman well known in Parisian sot-ietv was among; the spectators bv M. Moutin, av ar who put that gentleman's hand lir?-t ou his shoulder and then on his head and told him to follow him. When they i got back to the platform he told the j s:me gentleman, when sitting on the j ground, that he forbade him to rise, j Notwithstanding the most strenuous , efforts he could not rise until he had received the Mgnetizcr's permission. One of the writers on tin Gaulois was operated on in a yet more aston ishing manner. Placed at the extrem ity of the long hall, with his baek tin ned to M. Moutin, he was told to do all he could to prevent his being drawn backward toward the platform. He used wh;it st-emed to be almost super human efforts to stand where he wis; but soon Us leg began trembling vio lently, and in spite of all he was soon walking backward toward the op erator. After that every body was made to laugh heartily by the same gentleman being made to dance in a most amus ing manner. M. Moutin also fought a mock duel with him. Asking for two walking sticks, he gave one to the gentleman, and, after crossing swords with him, paralyzed his arm by his will. After releasing his adversary from that disadvantageous position M. Moutin told him that he defied him to touch him with the stick. The operator failed in this instance, for, after a prolonged effort, during which the journalist seemed to strain every nerve and muscle in his body, he at last touched M. Moutin's chest. The operator, however, won great applause by recommencing the experi ment. He stood perfectly still and offered, as before, no resistance but his tjst bv thrmvinor a hit Hnnrn trt if will or magnetic power. The gentle- , th wiU eat M cats are ui man, witii his stick, struggled so to tmU daint M a,f of m if a a a . . a am . I i , . . a a 4 I r aV touch the operator. One of the ladies present was then told by M. Moutin, while she was sitting among the spec tators, that he defied her to say "Nebuchadnezzar."" It was ridiculous in the extreme to hear her try in vain, till the operator gave her permission to say the word. The same lady was evidently a good cat don't eat it, of course we can't put none in the meat. We 'ave to be very hartful or else we should never get on." The man who thus addressed me was seated on a bench in a little back work shop in a court not far from Shoreditch Church. He is said to be one of the most popular purveyor of cats' meat in London, and it known among his class aaj as "Wag." He is a good-natured f el- subject, for M. Moutin. placing two low an(f something of a wit in his wav. chairs in the middle of the platform. sat down on one and then told the lady she could come and sit down on the other aud lean her head on his shoulder. She protested, but in a few minutes she was seized with a most vio lent trembling in her outstretched arms. She got up and then threaded her way among the spectators in what seemed to be a nervous trance, for she trembled most violentlv. Some people thought she would trip on the platform steps, but M. Moutin, who was sitting quietly awaiting her arriv al, reassured them by saying: "She cau not fall: I forbid her." She sat down on the chair, and when there seemed determined not to put her On his head he wore- a saucy billv cock, and around his throat in place of the customary neckerchief was a collar and scarf, ornamented with a large silver pin in imitation of a stirrup His waistcoat was long, with a double row of buttons. His manner was that A a1 1 1 a . at oi ue regular cocxaey tvpe, M-itn a dash of the artful dodger. When Death of F. J. Wrl ghtman. F. J. Wrightman, whose death is chronicled by the Clinton papers as j having occurred 1 nursday night, J uly 21, at that place, was a young man, but was known in railroad circles as faithful to every interest with which he was connected. He began his railroad career about twelve years ago as a telegraph operator and soon gave such promise that he was ap pointed to take charge of the station at Schell City. He was soon after ward promoted to a position at Mo berly but finding the work too heavy again returned to Schell City and from there went to ufala, I. T., where for nine years he held responsi ble positions in the railway service. He was taken ill at that point and after being granted a lav off, went to Clinton, dying as stated?. He was a brother of Conducter J. D. Wrightman, the well known and pop ular conductor of -the M. K. & T., and leaves a large circle of friends to mourn his untimely decease. Mr. Wrightman left a paid up life insur ance policy of $5,000. COLORADO. THE 8TATE FAIR. The Oat look Brighter Than Ever Before and Still Bright ening. The Grounds Equipped With Everything Necessary To Promote Comfort and Pleasure. entered m akin sr Wag was busily engaged in at'PWors fur th novt il.r'a trade. Offering him a cigar, which he examined carefully in order to be sure and light the right end, the conversa tion was continued. "Is the cats'-meat business a profita ble one?" "Middling, so I think. It all depends, you see, on what kind of a head on the operators shoulder; but walkyou avc. The 'orse slaughterers or knackers, as we call 'em, have all gone into one large company, and that has dpne away with competition, ex cepting with country and foreign meat." "Then foreign meat comes into Lon don P" "ht yes. It comes all the way from the north of England, Scotland and even 'Aniburg in Germany. But the foreign and country meat don't suit the happetite of the London cats. What they like best is fine old London trammers or drayers. 'Ansom cab 'orses are not to be despised, though the worn-out and broken-down 'growl- in a lew moments sue ciosea ner eves and let her head fall. At the same moment M. Moutin started to his feet, and, blowing in her face, restored her instantly to consciousness. Other equally astonishing experiments were made by M. Moutin on people who can not be supposed for a moment to be accomplices to a tick. London Tele graph. m I a A Touching Incident. vonng A small white dog, quite a one, was frisking and barking and jumping up at a horse in a carrier'f cart going down Friar street, Reading, when suddenly the dog stumbled and er. ig ,ittle by c,ass f caU as I serve. "How much can you make a week?" tke horse involuntarily stepped on it. V Aft. breaking both its hind legs. The korse, evidently conscious of what he had done, immediately stood still, and bending down his head, began licking the little sufferer. The man picked av "Well, that again depends on the walk. There are two 'undred, one 'undred, 'alf a 'hundred and quarter undred it up and carried it into the yard of d walk ou ht t WQrth f - wv, v Flv" pounds a week. I 'ave about uvuikcu ii at uvpeit-as ua&tr anu uiai it must be shot While he was exam ining its leg the faithful animal was Hcking his kind master's hands. The big tears rolled down his cheeks as he said: "What will the horse do without it? They are such friends, and I have the mother of the puppy at home.11 The horse was meanwhile looking wistfully up the yard toward its little favorite, uttering mournfal sounds. Chicago Tribnne. six 'undred cats on my walk, and generally make a 'undred weight go round. The meat costs me from eight shillings ($2) to twelve shillings ($3) per 'undred weight, and I make out of it by hexer cising the legitimate part of the trade six 'undred 'andsome lookin' aporths!" London Cor. Troy (N. Y.) Times. Endorsed by Physicians Druggists. . and McGarigle Still Being Searched For. Chicago, July 30 Sheriff Matson is be ginning to look a little fagged out, but his blood is up and he ays he will find out where McGarigle is er know the reason why. I wouldn't like to express an opinion on the subject of a dispatch received to day saying that Edward Blake had passed through tne straits," said the sheriff ; "but I don't regard it in the same light that I would a proven verity. I don't see how she could have parsed without being seen. A special last night from 8t. Ign ace Mich, Buys: M James Connors, a lumber, man, came in from his camp about fifty miles up the north shore of the lake to day and says a man arrived at one of his camps on Tuesday and wanted a job of cooking or some other light work. Connors was shown a photograph of McGarigle and is certain that it is the picture of the man who came to his camp. The supposition is that Blake anticipating being searched and put McGarigle ashore before reaching there. Connors is a man of intelligence, and this clue will be followed up." A special dispatch from Toronto asserts ' that information has been received there to the effect that McGarigle made a suc cessful passage of Mackinaw 6traits,Thurs day evening and is heading for Gooderich, Southampton or Wharton. Her Wonderful Places of Inter" est in and About Maui ton Springs. Clifl House, Manitou Springs, Col., July 28. I think of the Seda- ha friends very often and wish they could enjoy this lovely scenery and ar breathe this invigorating air. McAl lister, Eldorado and Sweet Springs are pleasant iplaces in our old state, but the climate here is such a change. I feel thankful that I have escaped the scorching heat that has prevailed to such au alarming extent this summer. I have been away since May 5 and have onlv had on a thin dress twice, then was obliged to throw shawl around me, have worn camels nair dresses such as I wore io earlv spring in Missouri. I have just had a walk in the suu, so as to feel a little warmth. On every side, the mountains rise, which from the stepping stone to the grand old peak, is 8,000 feet above the town, rountaine qui Bout, a mountain stream, runs through the center of the towu, and is crossed here and there by rustic bridges, and adds much to the beauty of the place. The springs, both soda and iron, are covered with handsome pavillions, and are great places of resort. I met Mrs. r. B. Drake and Mrs. L. E. Davison at the soda spring a day or two since. In writing before of ha "Garden of the Gods,' I forgot to mention GJen Eyrie," the summer residence J of General Palmer, the great railroad magnate. The porter's lodge at the entrance is a lovely cottage and farther on near the mouth of Queen's canon, is the mansion of the owner, certainly a very quaint and romantic place and iatterued verv much like some of the homes of England. - Beside the 'Garden of the gods," crystal park, cascade canon, Williams canon, Cheyenne canon, Ute pass and Pike's peak attract the visitor and what with sight seeing, drinking the water and bathing all are kept quite busy. High up on the side of the Cheyenne mountain, where the pines sing a low requien above her grave, lies buried Helen Hunt, the well-known authoress, who was so long a contributor to the Century Magazine, and whose work among the Indians found expression in "A Century of Dishonor." I ex pect to leave here for Pueblo, Col., where I will visit an old friend, Mrs. Beck, formerly Miss Laura Me Mil leu, and after a few days' stay there, ill go to Wichita, Kan., to visit J. G. Allen's family, and will probably be in Sedalia about the last of August. Hoping that all is well with Sedalia and Sedalians, I remain respectfully, M. H. -Boil raspberries six minutes; eigh' Everjbody knows the general us of a m m m . plaster, and that Bensvn's Carcine Plast- nces of sugar to the quart. s are the beat. Wives: Mothers: Daughter BE YOUR OWN PHYSICIAN! A ladj who for years Buffered from distress ing female complaints, weokneaaea, etc., so common to her sex, and had despaired of a cure, finally found remedies which compluljf cured her. Any suflerer can use tkem and thus cure herself, withent the aid of a physician. Tito recipes, treatise and full directions free, Sealed. Address Mr. W. C. HOLMES, 658 Broadway, If. Y. (Name this paper.) Missouri Patents. List of patents granted to the citi zens of Missouri for the week ending Saturday, July 25, as furnished from the office of E. C. Seward, solic itor of patents and counsellor in pat ent causes, 914 F street Washing ton, D. C. T. Carson, R. Williams and D. Turner, Greenfield, remedy for rheu matism. F. Heidland, St. Louis, knock dowu spiral stairway. H. Keith, S. Louis, dental chair. J. Knaus. Fayette, drawer equal izer. S. Slightburn, St. Louis, reminder for reservoirs of vapor stoves. G. Meharg, Vincit, protector of brick fire places. S. Needles, Sedalia, sad iron. G. Pardee. Marsbfield, scrap case. G. Pearsons, Kansas City, Pressure regulator. F. Scheier, Kansas City, Water cloaca. K. Smith, Princeton, speculum. French dressmakers promise that white drese will constantly grow in favor throughout the autumn and winter. "It is to be hoped that every citi zen of Sedalia will strive with all their might to make this year's fair a complete success," said a prominent merchant to a Bazoo, reporter yes terdav. "ISow that Green Ridge has brok en the ice" continued he,'other towns should exercise no hesitancy in follow ing her example, and show their loy alty to Pettis county, one of the most prosepous counties in the state." Success? this year's fair will eclipse any other held in the state. Those interested have worked un ceasingly and their efforts have been rewarded beyond their most sauguine expectations. The attractions will be superb in every respect. Artistic bicycle riding will be a splendid drawing card as also will the address of Miss rhcebe Couzins, the noted lady attorney of St. Louis. In addition to these," added he, "the show of stock, agricultural im plements and farm products, together with the mercantile display of this and other cities of the state, will add largely to the success of the fair. Heretofore water ha9 not been as plentiful as it should have been but no complaint can be made in that di rection this season, as has already been stated in the Bazoo twenty barrels of ice water will be distributed upon the ground, supplied by special piping for the occasion from the city waterworks; barrels to be supplied with a sufficient number of cups to enable all to quench their thirst; in fact, nothing tending to promote the comfort and pleasure of the visitors will be omitted. The races will not be excelled by any fair in the country the most noted racing horses of the land hav ing long since signalized their coming by being entered upon the programme of the race course. An elegant art hall is now under construction and the grounds are un dergoing a thorough renovation and remodeling throughout. The directors and managers of the association are to be highly complimented, they surely deserve to be accorded the praise of being wideawake citizens of Sedalia for their suc cess in creating such a healthy outlook. It only requires proper weather to make this year's fair one that the citizens of Sedalia will always remem- oer with pleasure and pride ; so pre pare for it at once, and let no man escape hearing : "Sedalia s state fair is going to be a 'daisy' in the full sense of the word." SWEET SPRINGS. The Event of The Season Come Off August 6 Notes and Personals. to Sweet Springs, Mo., July 30. The fifth annual hop to be given Sat urday, August 6, is all the talk here now and everybody seems to be mak ing an effort to boom the affair of the season. The invitations will be is sued to-day and advertisements are to be sent all over the state. Every thing will be done to make this the most successful entertainment ever given at the Springs. Sedalia is expected to tura out a handsome crowd, handsome in every sense of the word. The girls at Sweet Springs are en tertaining themselves now, as young men are scarce, and those of us who are here are too lazy to join in their excursions. About eleven o'clock Wednesday night we were startled by piteous screams coming from one of the lower rooms of the hotel. The noise sound ed like the cries of a woman in dis tress, and people came tumbling helter skelter down two stories and running across she grounds, every one expecting to see something more awful than the yells they had heard. They were a most disgusted lot where they found that they had gotten out of bed to see nothing but an em harassed night clerk who had been suffering the tortures of a severe nightmare. The laugh was on Lynch, but he took his medicine like a a a . . a man, ana pre;enoea to enjoy tne joke as much as anybody. Some of the guests actually rushed to Lynch s room armed with a couple of revolvers and everybody was prepared to see the man under the bed, a miduight assassin or something worse. Col. Hall claims to have found under the window the right leg of a large doll, and this the boys have hung np in aa at a ' the window as circumstantial evi i deuce cf some kind of v:o'enc?, and the nightmare story does not go with the office crowd. Everybody knows that Mr. Gill Goodwin has been wearing mother Hubbards for a long time, but not until yesterday did he have the nerve to make himself visible to common people izi his afternoon costume. He actually came out upon the lawn yes terday after noon in an unbelted mother huhbord, made of some kind of bed ticking material, and lookes as cool as any girl on the grounds. The one improvement needed at this hotel is a system of call bells One must veil fire in the hall for ten minutes now to get a drink of water. NOTES. Geo. M. Patterson was in Kansas City last week. A pleasant party is talked of for Saturday night. Miss Mary Walker, of Marshal, is visiting at the Springs. Col. Lon V. Stephens returned from Boon vi lie yesterday. O. A. Parsons and wife, of Se dalia, were here Thursday. J. A. Davis and family visited the Springs one day last week. Rowan Ray, of Jefferson City, took in the Springs last week. Miss Mary Hughes, of Richmond, Mo., was here for a day last week. Mrs. Marion Sparks and family, of Kansas Citv, are guests of Col. Hall. T. J. Moss, and a party from Higbee, will take in the Springs next week. Mrs. J. A. Fisher, of Sedalia, was a visitor at Sweet Springs Wed nesday. Col. Hall calls on Bob Doyle to quiet disturbances. Bob is the grand bouncer. A party of young people from Mexico will probably attend the hop, August 6. Miss Bet tie Wilcoxen and Miss Cora Herndon, of Corrollton, are guests of the hotel. -Mrs. H. B. Robertson, of Chi cago, will occupy a cottage on Col umbia avenue this summer. Brooks Robertson is the best story teller at the Springs again this season and Bob Henry is the vocal ist. F. S. G: A TOUGH SET. Fined For Contempt and Then Asked to Be Fined Again. The line of prisoners drawn up be fore Recorder Levens yesterday morn ing was indeed an unusual one, for a stronger set of criminals never adorned a court of justice, with one or two exceptions. Five colored girls named respectively, Emma Bird, Rosa Shipley, Alice Shipley, Mary Redman, and Alice rrazure, were charged with profane language and indecent exposure of their persons and from the testimony given, a more vile set of prostitutes never lived in Sedalia. in the jail last night they kept up their profane language until the dawn of day ; they threw water on the policeman and heaped upon him words not found in the English vocabulary, and sang songs about them, making up the words as they went along. "I fine you $10 each," ?aid Recorder Levens. "Fine me ten more," pot in Rosa Shipley. "All right," amid the judge. Ten more" said she, in an agravating tone. Then it was that the court became angry and gave the officers instructions to put her in a cell by herself and feed her on bread and water. "You are a disgrace to your sex," stated the court, "and have reached the lowest depths of slug gery." S. J. Garrey was fined $10 for in toxication, and was ushered down to the rock pile. A stranger, named McCul lough, on the charge of loitering and loafing about the Missouri Pacific shops, gave the court a good account of himself and was acquitted. Chas. Worth was fined $5 for disturbing the peace of the Salvation army meetings, bat was given a stay of execution. J. F. Berrins and S. T. Smith charged with disturbing the meetings of the Salvation army by loud talk ing and indecent language were fined the one $7:50 and the other $5. for their conduct. Amos Clarke, Chas. Smith, and James Racey were fined $3, each on a charge of climbing into a box car also Fred Mathews, Ernst English and Chris. English were fined $3. for the same offence. M7 daughter was troubled with Heart Disease for five years, given up by physi cians, had sinking spells, constant paw, great swelling over her heart extending tor left arm, and severe spells of neuralgia, extending over entire body, doctors could not help her. Dr. Graves' Heart Regula tor cured her within three months. Jasv Tilton, Concord, N. H. $1 per bottle at