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The Indicator.
BESSEMER, COLORADO.
Moluh newspaper columns have
been printed iu Iho American nows
papers about Hawaii to go arount
the islands twice, an 1 loavo enough
for n nice, big fashionable bow knot,
besides.
Axotiikk man has been announced
ms about to marry Miss Helen Gould.
If tho young lady is not satisflod
with some 01 tno material so kindly
•elected for her she must be hard tc
•uic. Sho seems to be threatened
with bigamy rathor than old maiden
hood.
ProrLK of New York are discussing
tho feasibility of substituting the
whirring, whizzing noiso of the over
head trolley for tho “wo-oh-hawing*'
of tho tow-path rnulo as a canal- boat
raotivo power. It is difficult to de
termine which sound is tho more by
witching.
Waciiteu tho groat Gorman sin
gor, who has just diod, began tc
charm his u alienees m u Berlin cab
man. Music is perhaps tho one pro
fession in Germany in which extra
ordinary gifti will send a man into
the arms of prince • in spite of "low
condition."
A young follow in California tried
to wreck a train an 1 gave tho lucid
excu.so that he was hungry. The
connection is not plain. Had he
tried ty burn a houso and shielded
himself behind tho allegation that
his corns hurt he would have boon
fully as logical.
A itK'iH 'Nr of Philadelphia claims
to have discovered a process of tan
ning skins without bark, of doing
this, too. in six hours, and having a
a result a superio ■ quality of leather.
Now. if somobody will but discover a
process of trainin' dogs in tho same
way, then will Yankee ingenuity not
havu existed in va n.
Mello, tho Brazilian rebel, is said
to to gaining ground nnd to bo sure
of ultimate victory. Those doughty
citizens of the United Mates who
sailed away on tho Nlctheroy to blow
Mello's fleet out of the water would
probably sail meekly back again if
this bit of information could bo con
veyed to them, which, alas! it can't.
The stockholders oi tho American
Casualty insurance and security com
pany unfortunately ilo not hold any
policy securing tnora against loss.
In view of the :act that the company
aas lest tlio whole of its capital.
$1,000,0)0, and its surplus fund of
$503.0)0, but is further in trouble to
tho extent of nearly $2 ).J»000, this is
.n evory way doplorabio.
Admiral Mello’s warship .farary
was sunk with comparative oaso.
People are beginning ta lose their
jonfldence in wa.- vessels, such
slight disasters or attacks annihilate
A British naval official of
ligh rank haj just declared that tho
British navy *s in a wretched coa
lition. If tho British navy is weak,
where can a strong navy ho found?
Tiif. cruiser Now York appears to
dave been launched with a silver
jpoon on its prow. She has been
*he recipient of a beautiful set of
colors, a magnificent silver service,
ad extensive library, a gorgeous
punch bowl, and now the New York
merchants have added to the col lea
don by presenting her with choico
sandelnhra She seems to bo ap
proaching the dignity of a floating
palace
Nine men and o:o woman re
nal ned in tho rigging of a partly
’ounderod schooner olf Bay Point, N.
Y. . all day, lately from dawn to
Itisk, and though only a quarter of a
milo from shore tho lifo saving crows
were unable to resc.io them. Much
s said in praiso of the life saving
icrvico, and it is no doubt excellent,
out there is evidently room ior
lurther improvement in lifo paving
Appliances.
Eddie Giuld, Is engaged in mak
ing a vigorous kick because lie pays
more taxes in New York than do the
Vanderbilts. There is an oasy way
’or him to oscapo the necessity,
l'hore is no law that compols him to
jontinue in a position that makes
aim able to beat the Vanderbilts as
i taxpayer. Powerful examples have
aeon set by such men as tho
ahilanthropist Peabody of ways to
»capo excessive taxation.
A whole month has passed and
tho country has not bjen startled
with a single railroad casualty of
my great importance. What is tho
ixplanation of tho tremendous list
)f last summer and of tho absence
>f anything more like it? The rail
roads are not new on ;agod in an at
tempt to crowd a quart of water into
a pint cup; they arc not trying to
Accommodate a thousand passengers
when they have facilities for hand
ing not more than five hundrod.
: For the last two months the city
af London lias been scourged by
diphtheria an i the malady seems
growing more and more virulent
The number of new cases roported
weokly now amount to 400, while the
weekly mortality from tho same
ranges from eighty to ninety, or
more than twenty per cent of all
those attackod. It is estimated that
the mortality irom diphtheria alone
n London for the year 1893 will
reach above 3,033. Singular how
juccossfully this dread malady baffles
the efforts of modern scientists.
It is a little aggravating to learn
At this season of tho year that tho
Actual cost of mining a ton of anhtra
fiito is about tl.The next man whodis
covers a coal mine can make money.
And at the same time make himself
popular by selling coal at #3 a ton.
An enterprising burglar is in jail
for having stolen tho furniture from
A large house. The charge against
him would have been more serious
bad tbe officers been in less of a
hurry. Left alone he would have
some back after the house.
Ir iron-clad heads were the regula
tion m great footbAll matches many
people would look upon to-mo
rrow’ sinteredlogiato struggles tho
pleasure. It is just as well to give
the mules a monopoly of tho business
of kieking human heads.
England is worried over her Alow
going men-of- war. Bhe should come
to an American shipyard and get
war ve seels built with some ••go” In
Tho rec »d-b eaking Colum
bia hae set the old world navlea all
tfaawlrea
Telegraphic Brevities.
htgase Crisp! ha Mm s»k»A to tons a
eabtast for iwdjr.
Tbs v&ttmy bankruptcy bUI wss defeated
«S the House oa tbs Bth.
Advices from Honolulu state that tbe situa
tion there remains unchanged.
Tbs thirteenth anneal convention of tbe
Amerloa Federation ef Labor began lu Chi
cago oa the lltb.
A great triangular billiard match between
Ives, fVAah-r and bloseon was commenced at
New York on tbe litb.
The Arm of C. Ault man & Co., manufac
turers of machinery at Canton, Ohio, baa as
signed. Assets **,700,000, UabUltlca #1,000,-
000.
It Is now known Definitely that the House
committee on banking and currency will re
port the bill to repeal tbe 10 per cent, tea *m
•tale banks.
As a result of the attenHM ol an anarchist
to blow up the French deputies, the govern
ment has Secured the passage of new laws to
suppress aharchUm.
A train oa lOc International road was held
up near Austin. Texas, on Sunday sight’ Tbe
robbers cleaned out tbe express Oar and then
relieved all the ps.weagVft of their valuables.
The postal authorities have decided to stop
all remittances through the mails sent to
about fifty different bond Investment com
panies, R being held that they arv fraduivul
soccernt.
The state depart men! h£i received advices
from MtnUter Wlltlfc via the Oceanic. It Is
understood, however, tbe advices contained
no Information of Importance other than al
ready published.
Tho statement of tho Dank «f Frabce Issued
on the 3th shows an Increase In specie of
53)23,00d franci In gold and an Increase of
1,157,000 francs in sliver. The proportion of
the Hank of France’s reserve to liability is
per cent.
A big gold strike was made a feu days ago
in Dona Ana county. New Mexico, In the
foothills of tho Organ mountains, twenty
miles north of Las Cruces. Miners, with
pack trains, are Hocking to the diggings frum
all directions.
T£e French minister of lh« Interior and
the minister of Justice have conferred regard
ing tbe application of the new press law. All
incitement* to commit dynamite outrages
and all glorifications of crime will be rigor
ously prosecuted.
Santa Fe Mountains. New Mexico, are be
ing prospected with good results thin winter.
This range baa been overlooked and neglected
ever since the Spaniards settled the country.
Old mining experts arc in tbe mountains nud
propose to see what the range couttUhc,
The National Farmers' UM tigress opened at
Savannah ou the t2th with an attendance of
about IUM delegates, mainly representative
of the Boutbcrn and Western states, these
having been appointed by the governors of
the various commonwealtha Interested In the
congress.
The coming winter has been selected by
Russia for a series of extensive army
maneuvers lb tbe deeply show-clad portions
of Moscow. The military evolutions lu the
snow will only be suspended when eight de
grees below zero are registered by the ther
mometer.
A circular has been Issued to Boston land
lords by the association for (hr employment
of the unemployed, asserting that aiuhjii
workmen, having as many tnohe persons de
pendent upon them, are unable to tind work,
and asking; vhat no rent bo required of such
Until they are employed.
General Cowen, general counsel for the
government in the Union l'scltlc rtv« Ivcr
sblp, says thnt the application for #IB.OOO
salary each for the receivers will never come
up again. The court will see how much ac
tual work falls to each of the live receivers
and will In duo tittle tlx the respective pay.
SefloUs rioting took place in the commune
Of Glardlnello, Italy, on Ihe lltb. Troops
were hastily summoned from Montclepre. and
upon arriving at Glardliielln the soldier*
were attacked by the mob nnd n WeVi fc con
flict followed. Finally the aoldlers mistaking
an order, llred ttpuh tbe rioters, killing eight
And wounding ten others.
The statement of tbe Hank of Kngland is
sued on the Bth shows the following: I'oial
reserve, decrease, £175,000; Circulation, de
crease, £130,000; bullion, decrease, £311.0831
other securities, decrease. £847 000* other de
pot lU. dec re aso. £I.UfIH,(JOO‘. public deposit-,
decrease. IDtW.OOO. The proportion of the
Rank or England's reserve to liability, which
last week was 50.78, (s now 52.53 per cent.
It Is stated thae the Japanese government
has sent & protest to the British government
Insisting that tbe Inland hea is within Japan
ese territorial waters. A bitter feeling
against foreigner* Is growing. An arcli
deacon and ntl Englishman named Shaw were
Attacked by rowdies In Toklo recently and
maltreated. Tbe police watched the attack
without Interfering.
Rev. J. J. Moore, D. D.. senior bishop of
the African Methodist Episcopal cbtireh. died
at Greenshorn. North Carolina, on the 9th.
lie was the oldest bishop of any denomina
tion In America, being ninety years old. He
has been a minister more than sixty years and
has held the office of bishop nearly twenty
six years. In 1379 be spent several months In
Great Britain, where he preached In many
the leading churches.
Police Judge f. B. BnchclUw, of Emporlv,
Kansas, In alt Interview, has this to sav con
cerning Governor I.cwelling’s tratnp letter:
“No Attention will be paid to the letter nnd
It will have no effect In Emporia. I will line
tramps or place them In jail regularly, when
ever they are arrested, although it Is not my
policy to punish the deserving poor. Fhould
his suggestion he generally followed, Kan-as
would soon become an asylum for the worst
element of th» country. If they were deserv
ing of It, It would be different, but they are
The safe of the Piano National Bank at
Plano, twelve miles north of Dnllns. was
blown to pieces Saturday night and robbed of
all tbe currency and part of the gold In It—
from #B,OOO to #3.000. Tbs robbers took no
silver. The bank kept the bulk of Its funds
In a Dallas bauk. It bad been reported for
1 some days that tbe Dalton gang had btecn
j camping near Plano of late, and it Is believed
I they were the robbers, particularly aH an
anonymous letter w as recently found, warning
| the people of Dallas county that the Daltons
bnd planned to rob several banks In this scc-
I tlon.
A corpse boycotted by the Undertakers’
■ Union! This Is the situation Mr. Brewster, a
; young attorney of Loul-vllle, Kentucky, Ilnds
| liltnsclf placed lb. He Owed a balance on
! funeral expenses fOr his father’s burial t >
1 Miller Bros., undertakers, and on this ac
count not an undertaker n the city will bury
i his wife until the balance is settled. He of-
I fered good security, but to no avail. He also
; offered to pay the old account a* coon as pos
j slble. On account of sickness Brewster is
short of funds, lie was compelled to have
j the city bury his wife.
j _ A heavy gale lias passed over the United
Kingdom, traveling In a northeasterly dir
■ tlon, and assuming lu full force in the Irish
1 channel. The local steamers at Greenock
and the Isle of Clyde had a terrible ex peri
ence. The steamer Mountaineer was dashed
J sgalnst the pier at Greenock and damaged.
An Immense amount of damage to property
was done at Dundee and Dublin. A portion
1 of the Fenlt pier and 200 yards of the railway
at Tralee, county Kerry, were destroyed,
j A schooner went nsliore nt Kllflnora. M;;,»
l fishing boats were wrecked. A vessel was
observed tiring rockets from Holyhead, it Is
believed she was lost.
I The committee which has hern Invcalltgn-
Ing the affairs of the Nicaragua Canal Con
struction Company and devising a plan for
( lu re-organization, has made a report favor
ing a re organization with a capital of #12,-
i 000,000 to acquire the old rights of the com
pany nnd to prosecute the work. The com
-1 pany's accounts show an Investment In nc
| tual cast: and Interest thereof of #1,451,508.
I In securities Issued for purchase of pinna,
i #2.293,200. Total, #7,734.808. The resulU of
, this Investment are: The concessions from
Nicaragua and Costa Rica, tbe charter from
the United States, the work done on the ca
nal and the plant necessary to complete the
work, Including construction of railway,
docks, bridges, warehouses, etc.
The Germania Club,the most Influential Gor
man social organization In Chicago, has, by a
vote of 4 to 2 by lu directors, refused the
proffered gift of an ol portrait of Governor
Altgcld. As a result of the Implied Insult the
governor, who came from Washington Satur
day night to speak nt a banquet to be given
by the club, refused to be present. Tho action
is taken. It Is said, because of Governor Alt
gcld’s pardon of the anarchlsU. Carl Buen
zen, German consul nt Chicago, and I>r.
Kmll Richter, representative of tbe German
World’s Fair Commissioners, announced that
they wonld not respond to toasts at the ban
quet If the affair was to be In tho nature of
an ovation to Altgeld. This. It is claimed,
was the original cause of the action of the di
rectors.
Advices from Park City, Utah, state that a
funeral proeesslon was stampeded there a
few days since resulting In two fatalities. A
team In tbe procession ran away and caused
every other team to stampede, including that
attached to the bearse, which carried the
dead body of Mrs. Van Scblack. Stanton
Roby and John Sprague were fatally injured.
Wheels were broken, carriages were npset,
men, women and children thrown Into heaps
with straggling hones and splintered ve
hicles. Tbe hearse Itself waa dlsflgnrcd, and
a half dozen people seriously injured.
Surveys have been completed for the Max
well City add Taoe, N. M., railroad. Tbe line
to seventy-three mites long, and will open up
SUSS:
wii—e. Twii iMwinmSS
growing inmmm.
CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS
•oarHi Day.
SnssTU.—On motion of Mr Sanderson,
innate bill to re imburse tbe state of Nsbrae
kt for expenses incurred in repelling a threat
•ned invasion and raid by the Sioux In 189#
tnd lu 1891 waa passed.
Mr. Hill gave notice that On Monday next*
immediately after the conclusion of tbe morn
ing business, he would move to ukl up fov
rooslderatlon tbe bill to repeal the federal
•lection laws reported Irotti the Committee
sa Judiciary.
After transacting other unimportant bust*
aesa and holding an executive seealtib the
Senate adjourned.
Hoisz—During \lie morning hour the res-
Muitop wdtborlzlug an additional clerical
fov*dc lor tbe House aroused some opposition
from Mr. Bayers and Mr. Kilgores and Ml
Cannon,of Illlnolmtnok occasion to chide and
reproach tbe Democrats sldo with backslid
ing in their pledges of retrenchment and re
form. The resolution was passed.
Upon the announcement of the expiration
tbe hiornlng hour, the House resolved It
telf into a committee of the whole for the
further consideration of tbe bankruplo? bltT.
which occupied the balance of the ***.
Viv»n bay.
The tosnaU trls not In session.
HOUSE.—During tbe morning hour Mr
Kilgore of Texas, from the committee bit ter
r I lories, called up the bill for the admission
3t Utah on an equal footing with the original
•late*. Mr Dingier ln.v*gnraU?d a filibuster,
which prevented action on the bill.
Mr. Oates tben moved to go Into the com
mittee of the whole for the consideration of
the bankruptcy bill under the tlvc-mluute
role. Fend lug the motion Mr. Halley (Texas* I
•.rled to induce Mr. Oates to allow the House
to vole on his substitute providing for a vol
antary system of bankruptcy. Mr. Oates,
however, declined, and tbe reading of the
bill was about to proceed by •Ntlobt when
Mr. Bland moved to strike out the enacting
:1 auric of the bill. This motion brought tbe
whole question to a direct issue
Mr. Bland, In support of blit motion, speak
ing with his aVcUstonied lire, contended this
••ill would place the country at the mercy of
the banks, to give them free license to loot
the people At the conclusion of his brief
speech, Mr. Bland demanded the previous
question, and the rote on the motion to strike
out the enartiug clause, was taken by sves
and nays. The full strength nf both sides
wns pitted on the vote and thn defeat bf the
advocates of Ihe bahkhuptey bill was crush
ing Thelnblloh lb strike out the enacting
-'lfius® wda Carried by a vote of 142 to 111.
Rev.-nth Day.
Senate.—Mr. Hill of New York consented
to having tbs elections bill referred
to the committee bh privileges and
l lection a, Mr Hoar bf Massachusetts
presented « rvsblutlou nsklng the President
x number of questions concerning the Ha
waii xn matter, and lit- spoke nt length upon
It. He critlccsed Mr. C levclaml severely.
House. —The session of the House was
brief and uninteresting. Several bills of
minor Importance were passed during tbe
morning hour aud an agreement was reached
ty w hich to-mnrrow and Wednesday will be
levoted lo the consideration of the bill for
the admission of Utah
E ghtli Day.
Senate. -After the morning business Ncn-
Unr Cullotn spoke on the federal elections
bill. He reviewed the. legal questions In
volved In federal supervision of elections,
inking the broad view of ihb Constitutional
power of the gerlerAl government to regulate
“lections for federal offices. Senator Stew
>rt\ of Nevada, In a short speech, advocated
the repeal of the election lnws, and Incident
ally gave expression to some of his well-know n
financial views. The resolution calling upon
the President for additional information In
the Hawaiian matter was .laid over until to
morrow In order that Mr Frye ihight submit
some remarks
H»ii’**E. The consideration of the bill for
the admission of l tab Into tbe sisterhood of
-tates was begun. The principal point at
issue was whether the enabling act should
contain n proviso Imposing pains and penal
ties for polygamous marriages* the contention
on tbe one hand being lhat the state should
come In on an equal footing with the other
Hate* unbnndir&ppcd by such provision; on
khfa other, that polygamy had been stamped
out by the federal statutes, and that as the
admission of the territory would repeal that
statute. Congress should make It practically
part of the enabling act.
Mr. Morse of Massachusetts, In opposing
Ihe bill, made a vicious assault on Utah and
Mormonlsui, recalling all the outrages of
plural marriage, the crimes of the Danltcs,
the Mountain Meadow- massacre, bloody
atonement, and the revelations of the endow
ment house.
Mr. Bawllns. tbe Utah delegate, in the
course of n brilliant speech championing the
bill, replied t>* Mr Morse and worsted the
gentleman from tbe Bay State very badly,
lie opposed the ameiulincnt proposed rela
tive to polygamy as too complex, but ex
pressed a perfect willingness to accept a sim
ple amendment suggested by Mr. Powers of
Vermont prohibiting polygamous marriages
forever.
Mr. Harter of Ohio opposed the bill on the
ground that It gave a sparsely settled Western
(territory too much Inllut-uee In the Senate.
The general Impression seemed to be that
his real object was to prevent the election of
two more free-colnage Democrats to the Sen
ate.
ShUI. bay.
Ben ATE.--The Hawaiian question was again
the subject of animated and interested dis
cussion In the Senate to-day. Mr. Blount's
report was characterized a» containing "Not
one line of untarnished truth" by Mr. Frye
of Maine, while Mr. Vest of Missouri declared
that while he was opposed to the annexation
of the Islands, the restoration of the queen
by force would be an “net of w ar." The res
olution offered tin Monday by Mr. Hoar, call
ing upon the President for further Informa
tion oti the subject, was finally referred to
the committee < n foreign affair*.
| The Senate also listened, with the attention
always accorded the venerable senator, to a
inrlll st cceh from Mr. Morr.ll of Vermont.
llot'h . The Lilt for the admission of
Utah to statehood was passed without division
by the House to-day nt the com-ltidon ol the
debate, tbe only amendments of importance
Incorporated In the enabling being one by
Mr. Powers of Vermont, prohibiting polyg
amy forever, nnd nnolher by Mr. Wheeler of
Alabama, reducing to one-half . the land
granted to the stitc XoF common school pur
pose-.
Just before the adjournment, the resolution
' of Mr. Hitt, calling for the corretpondcnce
I In the Hawaiian affair, nineml so a* to In
-1 elude atl extension of the period to he cov
, ered by the correspondence to March.
the beglnnlngof the Harrison administration,
j was taken up and passed. It was expected a
! lively debate would occur when this rcsolu
! tlon was reported ha. k lo the Hou«e, but Mr.
I llltt refrained from criticism, and there was
no explosion.
Colorado.
i Burlington, In Eastern Co'orado, has Just
; had completed a #IB.OOO Hour mill,
j ( rooked Creek, six miles ca«t of Buena
' Vista, Is assuming some Importwnee n« a mln
j loir camp. The vnlits nfc imported to be large
and well-defined, between granite and
quartzite walls. Ore taken from the dlf
fereLi vinous will run from #3 to#15(1 per ton.
| Near I.n Jam, In liie ban Luis Valley, a
Tarmer named John Slinwcroft this year
raised 3.000 bushels of Indian Club and Chill
; wheat, averaging 50 bushels to the acre, lie
commenced farming In the Pfln I.n is Valley
several years ago on n few hun I red dollars’
capital: now lie is worth #15,00), the rcsu.t
of w heat-raising.
| The Rtnte Bank nt Julesburg closed Its
doors December 2. Oscar l.lddlc, who Is
cashier, made an assignment of nil property,
; both rcnl and personal, to Peter Peterson.
; While It was not unexpected, still quite a
number of people are caught for small
amounts. It Is not expected that It will ln
, volve other business houses,
i Denver Markets—Eggs, ranch 28c, state
24c; butter, best creamery 2.Wr2Bc, dairy 19c;
hay, upland baled sllf>s#l2. second l*oltom
|7(q5#8.50; alfalfa #7.00; oats, *1.00m?1.10:
potatoes 95(rt#1.05; entile, choice steers *B.OO
098.80, cows *2.000*2.30, i.ntlvo feeders *2.50
(<t*2.75; hogs, choico #5.35; spring chickens
2.00(a*3.50 per doz.; turkeys 12c.
A Denver company proposes U) make ce
ment out of slag. Tho patent applied for Ii
for "Disintegrating furnace slag.” The dis
integrated slag contains all the elements of
Portland cement. The slag 1s taken from the
furnace In a liquid state and Is poured Into
pita prepared for the purpose, charged with
tho Anthony process. In this process Is con
cealed the sucret upon which Mr. Anthony
bases bis claim for a patent. During the
subsequent cooling process the perfect disin
tegration occurs, resulting in the obtalnrnent
of a fine white palpable powder. An after
process converts the slag Into Portland
cement.
Died for Her Children.
Mrs. Fannie Tyler, who has lived with her
husband and children on Globe Hill, Cripple
Creek, for tbe last few months, saved the
lives of her two children Wednesday night
by an act of heroism thnt cost her her life.
The lady was subject to spnsms, and In one ol
these spells she upset the lamp, which In
stantly set fire to her bouse and her own
clothing. Recovering consciousness and re
alizing that If she opened tbe door the wind,
which was blowing a gale, would make it al
rooat Imposslbl? to save the children, she
went alone lo tbe work of putting out the
•re. When neighbors arrived they found
Wttf sUtek at clothing burned Irom the wo-
A BOMB FOR THE DEPUTIES.
A Farts Aiinklsl ladl A Mtealta into
the Chamber at ttepßHAs White
Weaads HMD NrttSi. -The
Criminal Arreaiete.
White tbe French Chamber W Deputies was
in session Saturday afternoon a bomb was
thrown from one of \bb galleries and, after a
dull report, exploded la tbe midst of tbs law
makers. A scene of terrtbte excitement fol
lowed. The eftwds In tka galleries were
seized with psnle and through blinding
smoke and dust fought fiercely to escape from
the building. Tbs polls# keweVete, wtib gtesat
promptness, h*d rloßrtl every exit to the
strtetels inti Instituted it once tho most search
ing Investigation for the cHmlnal*.
Both In the gallctlee hid oh the floor of the
chainlicV many persons, Including women,
were hurt more or less seriously, but so far a*
Is known only one was fatally wounded. Th<
deputies displayed £rtht coolness and their
preside**, M. Dupuy, appealed to bis col
leagues to continue their discussions with
calmness HU remarks were loudly cheered
and partial order restored. Tbt number of
the a minded Is said to be under eighty
"The police detained upon suspicion 200 per
sons, bdt if let thorough examination dis
charged all but sixty who were held under
lock snd key for tweuty-four hours.
It appears that the chamber wxv In session,
and the proceedings being uninteresting, the
galleries were not crowded with people. Sud
denly from tbe right gallery some sort_ of a
bomb was thrown, or fell lh the midst of the
deputies; causing a loud explosion and u
scene of greatest confusion.
When quiet was somewhat restored It was
discovered that nobody was killed outright
Deputy I.e Melre has a severe wound In the
neck, but It U expected that he will recover
At least a score of spectators from the tri
bunes and galleries sought medical assistance.
All had bloody sbiru and cravats, nnd
wounds could ba seen about thclte faces.
Among tbe Wounded were a number of wo
men, who were weeping with pain and shriek
ing with fright.
All the rooms In the Palais Dotirbon were
being converted Into temporary hospital
wards. Here, there snd everywhere were
tables, desks and chairs Incumbered with
w ntcr bottles, basins and blood-stained ban
dages, while bright and glistening surgical
Instruments of all kinds were to bo seen on
every side.
Tbe most extreme estimates of the number
of tbe people wounded by tho explosion, es
timates which are not confirmed, already
place the total at fifty more or less seriously
Injured. This htomber includes ten or fifteen
deputies, among them being M. Casonove de
Pradlno. Le Comte de Tanjulnala, I.e Cluch
and Gouter.
(>ne of the persons removed to the hospital
on account of a wounded nose was suspected
of the crime. Ills record was promptly In
vestigated and It was found that lib was an
anarchist whose right name was found to be
Valllant. The officers went to the hospital
on Sunday morning and charged Valllant
w ith the crime. After a moment of hesita
tion the suspected man admitted his Identity
and confessed that he bad thrown tho bomb
a bleb, In exploding, wnunded nearly & hun
dred people.
When questioned as to Ida reasons for at
tempting to kill ro many people, Valllant re
plied defiantly, “I wished to deal a thorough
ly dramatic blow at the Institutions of the
country, and wished to cause a great sensa
tion. 1 endeavored to throw the bomb at M.
Dupuy In Ihe chamber, 1 glory In the act,
and heartily regret that my baud swerved and
that the bomb did not explode near the
mark."
He declared that be had no accomplices,
but several men are held as suspects.
Tbe bomb was a little sauce-pan filled with
certain combustible acids and various deadly
missiles, chief among which were nails.
These nails were scattered everywhere and
the roof was peppered with them. It appears
that the bomb exploded soon after leaving
the thrower's bnnd and therefore caused muab
less disaster than it would hate done had It
struck tbe floor iirsL
The excitement In Paris Is treßfendons and
tbe anarchists are denounced by everyone.
STATISTICS OF AGRICULTURE.
\il Farm l’rolucts Cbeapsr Than for
Many Years.
The statistical returns of the Department
-f Agriculture for the month of December
arc principally dero'ed to tbe indication ol
the various production lit the nearest local
markets.
As thus Indicated the value of corn is 87
cents per bushel, which Is 2.4 cents lower than
the correrpondlng price of last year, which
,ns 39 4 cents per bushel, a figure which cor
rcNpiuid* nearly with the price of the decade,
1880 to 1890 Inclusive, which Is 39.3 cents,
ind It fi.l cents lirwer than the average for
the years ls'JO to 1893.
Potatoes on the farm, December 1, werß
el.lug at the average of 00 cents per bushel;
7 and a fraction cents less than the same time
a*«t year. The low price I* sufficiently wnr
•anted by the difference In the yield for the
two years.
Cotton.—The average planteilou price, tis
-hown by tbe department report*, was. on
Dec. 1,C.99 cents per pound, as against 8.4
>n Ihe same dale last year, showing a decline
>t 1 40-100111.1 of a cent, notwithstanding the
unfavorable Indication* as to yield as reported
for the coming year.
Winter Wheat.—The condition of winter
wheat on DUccitibef i aVcEigCd W. 13, as
igalnst 87.5 last year. In the Middle and
'oulhern slates It ranged from 75 to IK). In
flic principal whiter wheat slates the condi
tion Is ns follows: Mich gun. B'J; Ohio, 92;
Indiana, 90; Illinois, 88; M srouri. 82; Kan
-a«, 89; California, 100.
Winter I’yc.- -The coadltlou of « Inter rye,
is reported. Is 91.0, ns against 99.» last year.
Wheat. —The average price of wb .’at Is 52.1
jents per bushel. The next lowest pr.ee in
the twenty-three years from 1570 lo iSfrl In*
-duslvc was 04.6 111 1384. The average for the
ten years 188 ) lo 1890 was 82 7, whlla for the
three years 1399 to 1392. It wa* 75,0. Th ■ de
cline for the average of three preceding
rears, in two of which, viz., 1391 and 1892,
recurred the larg st y lc!d< In the history of
he country, I* 2t.5| or 37 per , snt.
Rye. The returns niik-the grntral price
ier bu-hc 51.8 cents, which l; 3 cents lower
,hnn that of last year, mi l Tj.2 cents lower
than Ihe average during the p si decade.
Oats.—The average farm price of oats In
December, IB'.)l,is 28.3 crus per bushel,
which is 2.9 ccuU lower tlm-i last year, and
l 4 cents h-* than th- average pricedaring
the pa t deead ’.
Barley.—Tho average farm price of barley
as returned Is tho lowest on record, the price
r. ported being 40.0 cents, n* against 47.2 cents
.i year ago, 54 cents in 1391, 01.8 cents In 1890
and 42.7 cents In 1839.
India in a (???)
Since the closing of India’s mints lo free
coinage of diver, the 1.u!1,t .-otnicll has bor
rowed J.’l.SO’j.ooO, pjity on six month*’ bids
and partly by sale of doUntura*. In the
coming year the coUri ii mu t provide £22,-
;XM,OOU pounds, inclu ii»g the payment or re
newal of this year's I.III*. Indian trade Is Ic
a wont cond tlon than nt r.ny time l-efors
the closing of ihe mints and the Indian treai*
ury Is In a statu wh cb catocs grave apprehen
sion*. The eonneii - ; re-ent lean of £10,•
OOO.OOti must Ire nipidemc.led lv nnolher
w l>hn a year If any suing like ottUr Is lo l>c
restored to ludlau finance.
The Chanler Expedition.
The Royal <ico(rrii;>hle:tl Hook'tjr W.» re
ceived news frum tlic < xi'edlUon It.v die Amer
ican explorer, W. A-n»r Cbnnlcr, who la
bound for Mount Ken;:, lo order to try to
tnnku the itscenl of Mini pre.u ii'.oatitnlti of
eqtiatorinl Africa. ’lho ndtlc . -«■>-: that
Hie America,i t.ipuiiiinn le atrunded at
Dhaiohi:. .1 few miles north of tJie cq'tnior,
□ ml not far from the northeast <4 .H»unt Kc
nln. When I'.n ic advice* are J jrwnriJo.l Mr.
Ch illier waiting for jinrirr*. donkeys nnd
good* to ttrvlto from Ihtcoiot. llle ineao ti
ger* hnd lin o liron pone font Irionlb*, aii-1 It
is doubted If tint 11 rc-tiiary 1 jpoilc* will «v»r
reach the < ii.tnlef < It la mhfr>l
Ibitl lha mtimalo *e a.y'.if* n'orr:; of the
expedition pm-he* tro • > out •. kind of -
K>*C2 Hi
STATE SILVER LEAGUS.
Mil Am tel tUMUN i«M at Dte
•»r «l Ik* VUL
The SUte Stiver Leagte to*l la aoooad te
kttxl ****lon OB the 7lb, with about ISO dele
gate 1b aUeodaaoe. The convention waa
fallal 16 order bjr the president, Oeorge G.
Merrick; Who bHe fly reviewed the work of the
t>*«t year.
Henry G. Garbonnettl, of Durango, pre
sented the following reeolation:
“J ltoUrni. That It UGi* •enaebf.thla league
thtt. die sole teeue to be placed before the
people at the November election of 1804
should be the restoration of stiver moner as
whs tefore the vicious legislation of 1.873;
that the platform of the party of money re
form should be simply the free and unlimited
coinage of silver at a ratio of 10 to 1, and
that every other political question ahould
be relegated to the private Judgment of the
Individual voter until that end has been at
tained.”
This gnve rise to a dlsCua&lon of the dela
tion of the kllver Question to politics. The
(natter was referred to the committee on reso
lutions, which wns composed of tho following
delegates:
T. B. Buehanao, Denver; L. C. Paddock,
moulder; Hubert Turner, Idaho Springs; J. F.
Murray, Denver.
At tbe evening aceslon this committee re
ported an address to die country, which was
adopted. It sets forth the great Interest of
the wbofe country on the silver question and
Urges the people of other sections to study 11»
It says:
“The free coinage of silver Is not a bonus
to the silver producer. It Is and old and
time-honored practice with our government,
and was only denied at tbe behest of the gold
trust, lu order to reap where It bad not sown
and gather where It had not strewn."
Voters ure recommended to support no can
didate who doe* ndt favor free volnage.
Thb committee also submitted several reso
lutions which were adopted. Tbe ouly one
that occasioned any debate endorsed tho use
of gold, silver and paper money. Tho latter
clause wns objected to by several but finally
was accepted.
The committee appointed for that purpose,
reported the delegates to the convention at
Washington on December 17, as follows:
Denver—Henry M. Teller, E. O. Wolcott,
Lttfe Pence, John C. Bell, 8. R. Pratt, Tbos.
M. Patterson, A. W. Rucker, A. C. Fisk,
George G. Merrick, N. P. Hill, Charles S.
Thomas, George W. Miller, Henry Pauli
Aspen—Moses Bradshaw. (leorgß 9. flew
man, B. Clark Wheeler, L. D. Sweet, E. J
Browne.
Colorado Springs—G. O. Pearce, R. F.
Dixon.
Durango—Charles Newman.
Georgetown—R. O. Old.
Lake City—d. M. Ksslngtort.
Bouhlcr— N. I>. McKenzie.
Brcckenrldgc—C. L. Wcstcrman.
The following officers were elected for the
ensuing year: President, George G. Mer
rick; vice president, B. Clark Wheeler; sec
retary, George 11. Phelps; treasurer, E. R.
Holden. Executive committee: Silas W.
Hauchctt, 8. F. I.lriten, I). I. Ezekiel, tl. C.
Childs and Amos Stock.
The committee appointed to examine the
books of the league reported. It found
everything correct. A largo amount of
sliver literature was distributed.
The meeting adjourned tin* UU at 11
d'clock.
OPTION DEALING ILLEGAL.
Declared to be Gambling and Conic
fluently Void.
A special from JcffcHda City, Mlseourl;
says: A most important decision has been
filed by Judge Burgess of the Supreme Court
in a cose Involving u construction of a law In
volving option dealings In grain.
There was a cross appeal In two cases, one
by the brokerage firm of Conner & Conner of
St. Louis to recover commission and 74,109 of
margins from one Black, and the other by
Black to recover (5,000 put up with the firm
to bold up a deal of 190,000 bmhels of oats.
The court finds that the dealings were purely
fictitious, so far as au actual delivery of grain
was concerned, and the court holds that such
transactions, under the existing law, arc
gambling and consequently void.
“The court does not Intend to be under
stood as holding that any person, company or
corporation may not *ell any kind of personal
property for future delivery which may be on
hand; but If he docs not Intend to deliver It
arid docs not have It on band at the time It is
to be delivered for that purpose he Is guilty
of a misdemeanor under the statutes."
Judges Grant nml Sherwood concur lu the
views expressed by Judge Burgess.
Will Resist the Restoration.
From a source almost In touch with the
American legation it Is learned that tbe con
tingency which has caused delay in Hawaiian
s flairs until Washington Is henrd from Is the
fact that tho provisional government and res
ident Americans would openly resist either
compromise or restoration.
Minister Thurston, before leaving for Hon
olulu, told somo of tho friends of the pro
visional government tPat a plan of action had
a been agreed upon by Ills government and
would be carried out. 'lbc provisional got''
erninent has 1,100 men under arms, who are
fcitily W respond st iho signal of the bell.
This force will nwt be permitted to fire on tho
I’nlted Hiatus marines, It il><■/ sre landed.
Neither will the provisional govefnment lay
down Its arms and leave the government
building upon a request of Minister Willis,
•von after tho marines are landed. The pro
visional government will remain until Its
members are arrested and taken out. Il will
resist any Interference by an/ other than the
ariiied fores of the L’nltcd Bt-.itel.
A Neat Bank Robbery.
The South Bend National bank, otic* of the
largest banks In Southern Indiana, was
robbed of over (15,01)0 ou the 7th.
Tbe robbery wss committed at noon while
tiie olllcer* were Out. Tbe robbers mndo no
noise anti attracted no attention. The doors
of tbe vault were not fastened and they l:ad
no trouble In securing their booty.
On top of the safe vas a counter Irny con
taining about f.VOW. Not a dollar of this
was touched. They confliuil themselves ti
the safe, which contained in the neighbor
hood of FA\OOO. (14,000 being In gold. CM
the gold only (4,000 was taken. Tbe real (>t
the (15.900 stolen was In pnper money. Tho
robbers then closed tlic Vault door to nil;-/
suspicion and left by the buck door.
New Orieans Must Pay.
The Jury in the case of the Italian Ablmgc
netto, one of the lynched Mafias, returned »
verdict for (5,000 damages against tbe City of
New Orleans.
The original suit wns for $.10,000—(10,000
for punitive damages, (10.09 J, tho amount
which tho deceased would probably hove
earned during the balance of his life, and
(10.000 for Ms fright anil suffering before and
while being lynched. The two first amounts
were knocked out by the charge of Judge
Bonrman and the third wns cut down to
(5.000 In tbe discretion lodged In the Jury.
There sre six more eases and they will be
tried. Similar verdlote will probably be ren
dered.
Prof. Tyndall's Death.
The Inqncst upon the remains of tho late
Professor Tyndall has result’d in a verdict
that tho professor died from an ovcrdoac of
chloral, accidentally admin latered by bis
wife, fa mlatnke for snlphnte of magnesia.
Dr. Bazzard, one of the physicians In at
tendance upon tbe professor, testified that
when he wns summoned to the sufferer he
found him In a moribund condition. The
professor, he added, would have recovered
from his alckneea bad It not been for the
overdoee of chloral. Dr. Bozaard added that
be had never seen a wife’s devotion to her
husband surpassed by that of Mrs. Tyndall,
and he was perfectly satisfied that the over
dose of chloral waa administered through
accident
North and South Road.
F. J. Close, late president of tbe North A
South Railroad convention, says that among
the letters received by him is one from a re
sponsible railroad builder, off«fl D f Unbuild
and aqulp the road from the British posses
sions to tbe Gulf and turn It over to tbe pro
visional Board of Directors, oo a guaranteed
Interest to bla of 4 per cent, on the laveet
ment. Mr. Close rays the proposition will be
eoaldered by the board at lU sneetlay to be
taU la Topaka jy —y. d JJ
FORTY ACRES ENOUGH.
«Mo* ml tUm Proposal t* Bo*d*o tit*
dsl*lsp Pater Ik* Dosort
Land U*.
Owe ot tbe most radical
dress Issued be tb*> congress hi Angel",
Says the Irrigation A,/*, was tbe demand for
tho limitation to forty acic* of tb*
land that can bs taken up by an Individual
tattler under an Irrigation canal. And »
waa also ope of the wisest and nlost slgtlia
<>*'&o[h*ng has stamped t|ic desert land law
more plainly with dlslngenuousness than, the
Erovlalon which formerly permitted the tax
ig up of 040 acre* by an Individual, and
Which to-day permit* 830 acre* to be taken
up. It gives the lie to all the friends of the
Irrigation Idea They arc dally n *
that under the aolentlllc forms of agriculture
possible with Irrigation men can l>o extreme
ly prosperous on small farin', ranging ironi
ten to forty acre* Indifferent localities. Ami
yet they have allowed a law to exist unchal
lenged under which eight time* a* much
land aa the largest farm unit suggested can
bw taken tip by a single Individual. Amlthis
1H spite of the fact that pressure of popul n
tlon is constantly narrowing the limits of the
public domain fit for settlement.
Tho 320-acrc provision has b;cn a fruitful
source of evil. It can only exist on tho
theory that tho public lauds are ibu spoil o.
speculators, rather than the heritage of toe
people. The larger tho amount of laud open
to Individual entry, the easier It i* for lam.-
grahbcrfl to absorb tho public domain; t/o
smaller the amount ope It UJ Individual coVry,
the more d Ificult It Is t > deprive tho people
of tho last field opeu for the making ot tuisf
homes.
The reduction to forty acres would not, or
course, remedy all the evils of the desert land
law. It would not render any more practica
ble the reclamation of the desert by settler*
without the assistance of capital. But It
would put a stop to tho absorption of land
for speculative purpose* and hasten the day
when a plan more just and honest will be de
vised for the reclamation of tho arid land by
public or private enterprise, or by both.
Apple Bilght—Its Causes.
Apple growing In Northern Colorado has
had tho same drawbacks that it has In. every
new country, the fault of which Is wholly
with the people in planting largely of Siber
ian varieties that aro as sure of blighting a*
they arc bf growing. While thity are one of
the hardiest and will stand the extremes of
our climate without Injury, they arc of such
strong and vigorous growth do not
ripen their wood. mm
And too often a party that I* going to plant
a few fruit trees in hi* garden will select
four-fifths of tbe transcendent crabs and
others of Its class. This wns the case with J.
D. l’nrkor, who had the be.-t orchard In Weld
County nt tbe time the blight came, and was
offered (I,OCO per ncrc for ten acres, ami it
Was at his place that It made Its first appear
ance In Colorado, and it can be attributed to
two causes:
Ist. By cultivating garden truck among
the trees and watering them too often and
too much, which stimulate* an unnatural
growth.
2nd. The germs from decayed or decaying
vegetation will breed tho blight Just the same
a* though they had too much water.
'1 here are trees lti the westward school lot
of five acres that was sold off from the ofee
ley Nursery several years ago and have not
been irrigated since tho school board bought
It, nnd there Is not a blighted tree In the
whole lot, while all of those the most subject
to blight In cultivated fields adjoining it arc
entirely kills’ll out.
Many of those that had very little faith
that we could raise apples, successfully! nnd
especially Greeley people when they taw
Coloi ado wnlk off with the World’s Fair ap
ple prize, and Wyoming get the potato prize
away from u«, they say, --there mint be somo
mistake, because we can heat the world on
potatoes" (and doubtless we would if our
farmers hud ser.t their best potatoes to Chi
cago). Ilaviilif given tluslr whole attention
in this line they have but little Idea tfbrtt esn
be done with the apple until It Is demonstrate
ed to them.
A. McMillan, eight miles south of Greeley,
who had a large crop of apples this fall, gives
his trees very little water until the leaves are
off In the fall win n ne gives them a thorough
soaking. Ills trees were loaded bettor than
any I saw In ally of the New England or Mid
dle States this year.
Plant the hardiest varieties, give them the
same attention you do other crops, I. e., at
tention when they need It, and you soon will
be selling Instead of buying apple*.
To cure Ibc blight follow the above; watch
your trees especially In July and August and
If the cmls of tho twigs show the effects of
blight cut nt least a foot below the dead por
tion and burn immediately, nnd If you can’t
keep abend of It grub out the tree and burn
it at once, and never plant apples on low or
euapy land.
Geo. J. Speak,
Prop. Greeley Nurseries.
How The Soil Is Depieted.
A scientist gives the following information
upon the kinds nml amount of plant food re
moved from the soli by various crops: A crt>p
of thirty bushels of wheat would take from
tho soil about forty-live pound* of nitrogen,
twenty-eight pounds of potash, twenty-three
pounds of phosphoric add and ten pounds of
lime. This would Include both the straw and
the grain. Forty-five bushels of oat* would
remove fifty-two pounds of nitrogen, tblrty
clght, pound'* of potash, nineteen pouuds of
phosphoric acid ami twelve pounds of lime.
Fifty bushels of corn would remove flfty-slx
pound*, fifty-eight pounds, twenty-five pounds
and sixteen pounds respectively. Two tons
of alfalfa hay, one hundred and two pounds,
eighty-seven pounds, twenty-five pounds and
eighty-five pound*; two tons of tlmotny hay,
fifty pounds, eevcniy-tbree pounds, twenty
pounds nnd flfty-slx pounds.
Provisions are made against deterioration
of the soil among the agricultural classes In
Great Britain. It has long been the custom
lu the agreements for the letting of land to
provide against the depreciation of fertility
by the Insertion of restrictive clause* In re
spec* to the system- of culture pursued.
Among such prohibitory clauses are the fol
lowing: Two grain crops may never be taken
in immediate succession; no hay, straw or
turnips m:»v be sold off the farm except un
der special circumstances and conditions;
only certain limited quantities of potatoes or
/Ink may be grown; arable land shall be two
or more years lu grass. These restrictions
aro hosed upon the idea that tho farm must
maintain It* own fertility. They have hith
erto. no doubt, served a useful purpose In
preventing the exhaustion of the soil through
cltln r Ignorance or cupidity or tho cultivator.
But the extensive use of artificial manures
places a different complexion on the matter.
Peruvian guano Is still Imported annually at
the rate of 25.090 tons. The annual average
Importation Is about 70.000 tons. The annual
average quantity of Imported manures and
fcrtll.zrrs is 402.000 tons, and the estimated
consumption of home-made manure Is 670,000
tons.
Colorado Sugar Beets.
The Utah sugar factory, to which a number
of sugar beet* were sent from Montrose coun
ty, Colorado, for analysis, has sent In a re
port containing a result of the analysis.
With ooc or two exceptions the beets were
found to he very good, only requiring a little
more time lu which to ripen and show a high
er cn-rfllclenl «f purity. The beets sent by
A. J. Humphrey, A.W. Ilovey nnd 8. H. Nye,
were reported »* above the general average
that can be looked for In auy country. The
following are the returns of some of those
whoso beets gave tho best analysis: A. W.
Ilovev, per cent, of solid matter, 19.1; per
cent. ’of sugar. 15.0; per cent, of purity, 80.9.
A. J. Humphrey, per cent, of solid matter,
19. *2 ; per cent, of sugar, 10.1; per cent, of
purity, 80.5. H. JJ. Nye, per cent, of solid
matter, 18.9; per cent, of sugar, 15.4; per
cent, of purity. 85.8. J. W. Douthlll, per
cent, of solid matter, 18.0; per oent. of sugar,
14.2; per tent of purity, SO.O. J. Anderson,
per cent of solid matter, 17.8; per cent, ot
sugar, 18.8; percent, of purity, 81.5. The
general nverngc of the beets sent by the thir
teen farmer* whose beets were analyzed Is:
Weight of beets, 24.8; per cent, of solid mat
ter, 17.1; percent, of sugar, 12.9; per oent.
of purity, 79.7.— Irrigation Age.
The Hay Product.
The government statistician. In hi* report
for November, say* that the average yield of
hay U 1.82 an acre against 1.17 a year ago.
The highest yields an acre are returned from
Oregon, 1.88 tons, Florida 2 tons. New Mexico
2.08 ton*. Idaho 2.45 ton*, end Nevada 9.M
tons. A large portion of the bay lu theee
state* U made up of alfalfa, and the yield au
ncre of this fodder plant Is very muoh higher
than that of tho cultivated gratae* of . other
states. The prices of hay have generally
ruled high, owing lo a general demate for
thl* product la Europe.
Apple Altitude.
Tho range of altitude at which apple* grow
In Colorado is 4,500 feet at Orand sanction
and 8,000 feet at Buena Vista. Altitude to
not the invariable rule Indicating tempera
ture which the surrounding* govern. Nor
doe* low grade of temperature aooeosarlly
j bar tbe possibilities ot growing apple*. Thu
fruit 1* grown In some part* of Russia where
the thermometer sinks to 46 degree* below
i veto. The signal station la Denver show* a
more equable temperature than any of the
apple-gmwlog state* of tho East, conse
■ qttently Colorado Is not under the necessity
t of reeking for Resalen varieties of epwte,
' bb fry is *—•
iSSm
PAifi GUARANTEED.
address &an FhakCisco Cal
VERY NARROW ESCAPES.
THE MIRACLES TOLD BY A
„ PULP MILL MAN.
On* Man Wd Koltad Flat and *e4 Re
Recovered, Tboagh Me Lost Ml* Mag*
foar Men Were Caufht In n Dog dnes
•ad Saved by the Log*.
“I never hear of persona narrowly
escaping death or surviving extra-
Ordinary injuries,” said the New
York representative of a big pulp
mill company, to a Sun reporter,
■•that I do not think of some remark
able instances of tho kind that have
occurrod at one of our mill* in the
northern part of this t-tate. On one
occasion a workman named Wolf was
engagod in cleaning a machine usod
at a cortain stage in the prooos* of
pulp manufacture. The principal
feature of this machine was two very
heavy iron rollers, ono above tho
other. When in operation tho uprief
i’dllor was pressed closely down on
tho lowor ond. and they revolved In
opposite directions. To clean the*o
rollers tho uppor one was raised
seven or eight Inches, tho machine,
of cour. o being at rest.
**lrl tho course of his work Wolf,
who was a young Gorman, thrust his
head and shoulders botWden the
rollers to soo bottor to clean thd
lowor roller. Whilo he was in that
position somo caroloss porson turnod
on the water power. Tho rollers
started at onco, and before the alarm
could bo given and tho fVater turnod
ufl Wolf had been drawn clear
through between tho rollors and
dropped on tho other side, as much
like pulp,so' irtr te appearance* went,
as anything could be.
“I happonod to bo in that part of
tho mill at tho time and *aw tho
frightful mishap. Iran to whore the
limp form t)f the workman lay, and
dispatched a nidssdrtger at onco for
a doctor, moroly as a matter of form,
however, for that anything could bo
done for tho shapeloss mass of
humanity never ontorod my mind. It
Was impossible to lift tho body. Wo
shufflod it OH to a blanket and carried
it to tho unfortunate man’s home- I
noticed that, although there tfA# not
the slightest ovidonco of conscious
ness, Wolf was still breathing, and
that his heart was beating. When
the doctor camo ho declared that,
from tho shotildor* down, there was
positively not a single whole bone
loft In Wolf’s body. Ho said there
was not ono chance in ten thousand
of tho man living.
•• *lt would tako ten doctor* a
Week to set his bones,’ ho said.
“lie encased the body in plaster
from tho neck down, and when ho
came next day was amazed to find
that Wolf was still alive and had re
gained consciousness. Wolf lay on
casod in plaster for several weeks-
His bones knit and grew together
again, but in such away that he was
covered with knobs and ridges and
queer corners and angles from head
to foet. But ho was alive. Ho was
our night watchman for ten yoars
after that, and ho is alive to-day.
“Once tho dam of one of our mills
became so clogged with legs that
they interfere J with the water power.
It was necessary to roleaso tho dam
or shut down the mill. Tho work
would necessarily endanger the lives
and limbs of all who ongaged in it,
and volunteers wore asked for, hand
some extra pay being offered. Plenty
of men were roady to take tho risk,
among them Pat O'Brien, an Irish
man, Cl years old. He insisted on
being oue of the gang and joined it
against the protest of the super!n
tecdenL
“The work of roleaslng the log
jam went all right until the key log
that held tho main jam was to be re
moved. There lay tho dangor. The
koy was removed add tho mon made
a wild dash to escape the rush. They
all got out of the way but four,
among them tho old Irishman, Pal
O’Brien. Those four wore caught
among tho logs and wont over the
falls, a sheer descent of oighty-fivc
feet. Mon and logs went over to
gothor and everybody supposed that
the mon would bo ground to atoms,
but a most astonishing thing hap
pened. In falling a number of logi
fell on end In a group, their uppei
ends toppling together, forming at
almost perfeot tent or peaked hut
with tho downstream Bide opon. Th(
mon had escaped injury, not onlj
from the logs in tho fall, but fron
the tremendous plunge itself, and 1'
was as they landed in the water be
low that tho t?nt of logs formed
with them beneath Its shelter. Thli
saved them from being drowned bj
Ripans Tabules
Rlpans Tabules act gently
but promptly upon the liver, j
stomach end intestines; cure I
habitual constipation and dis- j
pel colds, headaches and fevers, j
One tabule taken at the first j
symptom of a return of Indi
gestion, or depression of spir
its, will remove the whole dit- :
Acuity within an hour.
Bip,n. t.,.1.. ... com
pounded from a prescription
used for years by well-known
physicians and endorsed by
the highest medical authori
ties. In the Tabules the stand
ard ingredients are presented
In a form that Is becoming the
fashion with physicians and
patients everywhere.
Ripens Tabulae may be ob
tained of nearest drumrist; or
by mall on receipt offaM.
. if tete.-
the water that plunged down from
the great height
“There was constant (longer of
the shelter of logs being forced from
Its lodgment by tbe pressure of
water. In view of tbe letter danger,
when it came to rescuing thorn the
three young men of the party urged
old Pat O’Brien to be hauled up first
He obstinately refused to be hauled
up until his companions bad been
resouod, when he took his chance
and was landed safely above. He
had scarcely been lifted above tho
shelter of tbe logs when it gave way,
and the logs wont crashing and thun
dering down the stream. 1 havo
hoard of wonderful escapes of death,
but nevor anything so wonderful as
that”
Metallurgy and Manures.
Metallurgy Is tending to become
one of tho most efficient producers of
manures in the world. Twenty
years ago 20.000 tons of phosphoric
acid wore as poison to tho 2,000,000
tons of cast iron which England pro
duced. while English ships wero
ransacking tho most distant regions
of the globe for phosphoric acid for
agriculture. The basic process has
been tho end of this anomaly. Ap
paratus attached to tho furnaces in
Scotland for tho rocovery of tho
ammonia out of the furnace gases
havo furnished a new and important
eourco of sulphate of ammonia for
agriculture.
The Streets of Para.
A woman lately returned from
Brazil tells of the curious nomencla
ture of tho streets of Para They aro
biblical or oommemorative of somo
event in the Brazilian history. It
soornod to her quite Irreverent to be
told that a desirable locality was “at
the cornor of St. John the Baptist
and St John the Evangelist streou.”
An Automatic Gas Lighter.
A Now England firm is introducing
an automatic gas lighter for street
lamps, which works on the principle
of an eight-day clock. It Is explained
that the only attention the lighter
requires is a weekly winding of tho
clock movomont, and that it lights
tho lamp at tho required time and
extinguishes it at daybreak.
TALKS AND TOPICS.
A writer has figured that an average
of 27,000 widowers remarry, aa against
18,500 widows.
One of the latest fads is the organisa
tion of a postal card society for the
collection of postal cards.
Velvet is rarely used nowadays for
binding book*, but it was a favorite
material for that purpose in the early
days of printing.
The longest artificial water eonrse
in the world la the Bengal canal, 800
miles; the next is Erie, 103. Each cost
nearly (10,000,000.
Norway is the only conntry fn tho
world which is not increasing its an
nual yield of cereals. The reason ia
found in climatic conditions.
Mrs. Charles Stewart Parnell still
liver. In the hotiso where her husband
died. She has no amusements, no di
versions and enters none of the sodal
pleasures of life.
The expression “in the soup' L ori
ginated In Paris over a century ago.
When a prisoner was guillotined the
gamins werj wont to cry: “He has
reached the end of soupe."
Fourteep members of the board of
freeholders of Patterwn, N. J., have
been convicted of making 920,000
fraudulently in the purchase of a
court house for that town.
Lobsters ore not peace-abiding
crustaceans. They can not be per
suaded to grow up together peaceably.
If a dozen newly-hatched speotmeoa
are put into an aquarium, within a
few days there will only be one—a
, large, fat and promising youngster.
, He has eaten tho rest
"Shoe brusches. ten cents,” was
what caught the eye of a man passing
; tho shoo of a New York tradesman
with whom ho had had some dealings.
i The passer-by went in nnd said: “That
> isn't the way to spall brushes.” “Of
• courso it isn’t,” said tho cheerful mer
; chant. “That's an advertising dodge.
, You are the tenth man this morning
- to como in and call my attention to
< the mistake."
A hustling wedding xvas solemnised
i at Olean, N. Y., the other day. The
couple alighted from a train, went to
> a hotel, wero married by a juxtloe of
r the peace, secured a certificate pro
i perly signed by the officiating offloer
1 and the required number of witnesses,
- and boarded a south bound train for
, home all in the space of twelve min-
B ntes, the bride not losing even the
f congratulatory kiss from the jostles.
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